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Does latent inhibition underpin creativity, positive schizotypy and anomalous cognition? (2020)
Journal Article
Holt, N., Simmonds-Moore, C., & Moore, S. (2020). Does latent inhibition underpin creativity, positive schizotypy and anomalous cognition?. Journal of Parapsychology, 84(2), 156-178. https://doi.org/10.30891/jopar.2020.02.02

This paper presents two experiments in which an experimental paradigm developed to examine the efficacy of filtering mechanisms of attention, Latent Inhibition (LI), was adapted to include a psi component. LI assesses the processing of irrelevant sti... Read More about Does latent inhibition underpin creativity, positive schizotypy and anomalous cognition?.

Acceptability and feasibility of early identification of mental health difficulties in primary schools: A qualitative exploration of UK school staff and parents’ perceptions (2020)
Journal Article
Childs-Fegredo, J., Burn, A., Duschinsky, R., Humphrey, A., Ford, T., Jones, P. B., & Howarth, E. (2021). Acceptability and feasibility of early identification of mental health difficulties in primary schools: A qualitative exploration of UK school staff and parents’ perceptions. School Mental Health, 13, 143–159. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-020-09398-3

© 2020, The Author(s). One in eight children aged 5–19years in the UK suffer from a psychiatric disorder, while fewer than 35% are identified and only 25% of children access mental health services. Whilst government policy states that primary schools... Read More about Acceptability and feasibility of early identification of mental health difficulties in primary schools: A qualitative exploration of UK school staff and parents’ perceptions.

A PhD FAQ [Blog] (2020)
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Thompson, M., & Saunders, A. (2020). A PhD FAQ [Blog]

Embarking on a PhD can be one of the most rewarding, frustrating, liberating, challenging and exciting adventures of your professional life. However, it isn’t for everyone and should not be undertaken lightly. If it works for you, it can be incredibl... Read More about A PhD FAQ [Blog].

The ethos of the nourished Wounded Healer: A narrative inquiry (2020)
Journal Article
Hadjiosif, M. (in press). The ethos of the nourished Wounded Healer: A narrative inquiry. European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling,

Despite a plethora of texts on the 'wounded healer', little systematic research has been conducted on unpacking the implications and embedded assumptions of this concept. This paper takes the 'wounded healer' into the research arena by approaching it... Read More about The ethos of the nourished Wounded Healer: A narrative inquiry.

Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts-on-prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change (2020)
Journal Article
Holt, N. J. (2020). Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts-on-prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change. Perspectives in Public Health, 140(5), 270-276. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920913060

Aims: To measure the immediate impact of participating in arts-on-prescription workshops on multiple dimensions of mood and to evaluate whether improvement in mood is a mechanism for change, predicting improvements in global wellbeing before and afte... Read More about Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts-on-prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change.

The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared (2020)
Journal Article
Alford, C., Broom, C., Carver, H., Johnson, S. J., Lands, S., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9051435

Driving is increasing across the world and road traffic accidents are a major cause of serious injuries and fatalities. The link between alcohol consumption and impaired driving has long been established and has led to legislation in many countries,... Read More about The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared.

The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home (2020)
Journal Article
Alford, C., Martinkova, Z., Tiplady, B., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9041068

The current study evaluated the next day consequences of a social night of drinking compared to a no alcohol night, with standardised mood and portable screen-based performance measures assessed in the morning at participants' homes, and a breathalys... Read More about The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home.

Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull (2020)
Journal Article
Dickins, T., & Thompson, M. (2020). Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull. British Birds, 113(April 2020), 233-239

At around midday on 6th June 2019, in warm, bright conditions, we were watching a small Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) colony on the west coast of Lundy, Devon. Our attention was drawn to an adult Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) on the rocks below with... Read More about Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull.

Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group (2020)
Journal Article
Malyn, B. O., Thomas, Z., & Ramsey-Wade, C. E. (2020). Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 20(4), 715-724. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12304

This study provides a qualitative exploration of the therapeutic mechanisms occurring within three community-based reading and writing for well-being groups attended by older adults, located in a city in England. Whilst it is increasingly accepted th... Read More about Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group.

Challenges and joys of using the experience sampling method to examine the impact of the arts on wellbeing (2020)
Book Chapter
Holt, N. (2020). Challenges and joys of using the experience sampling method to examine the impact of the arts on wellbeing. In Sage Research Methods Cases. SAGE Publications

This case study describes how the experience sampling method can be used to explore the impact of everyday behaviours on health and wellbeing, focusing on the correlates of participatory art in everyday life. The experience sampling method repeatedly... Read More about Challenges and joys of using the experience sampling method to examine the impact of the arts on wellbeing.

End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers (2020)
Thesis
Kallis, Z. C. End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490977

Research studies with nurses and health care staff in residential settings have demonstrated a range of adverse psychological symptoms and protective factors when delivering end of life care. Little research has been undertaken with community support... Read More about End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers.

Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover (2020)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Kruisselbrink, L. D., Slot, K. A., Anogeianaki, A., Adams, S., Alford, C., …Stock, A. (2020). Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010179

The 2010 Alcohol Hangover Research Group consensus paper defined a cutoff blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.11% as a toxicological threshold indicating that sufficient alcohol had been consumed to develop a hangover. The cutoff was based on prev... Read More about Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover.

The dormouse: Recollections of a lightweight rower with overtraining syndrome (2020)
Book Chapter
Woodford, L. (2020). The dormouse: Recollections of a lightweight rower with overtraining syndrome. In Performance Excellence (228-231). Rowman and Littlefield

Performance Excellence: Stories of Success from the Real World of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides concise and effective lessons on a variety of psychological skills and broader concepts within the domains of exercise, sport, and performance ps... Read More about The dormouse: Recollections of a lightweight rower with overtraining syndrome.

Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Anogeianaki, A., Kruisselbrink, D., Alford, C., & Stock, A. (2020). Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010114

Alcohol hangover is a potentially debilitating state. Several studies have demonstrated that it does not seem to impair strength or short-term endurance, but its effects on continuous exercise performance/long-term endurance have never been investiga... Read More about Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge.

Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., van de Loo, A. J. A. E., Adams, S., Stock, A., Benson, S., Scholey, A., …Bruce, G. (2019). Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8122160

In alcohol hangover research, both naturalistic designs and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are successfully employed to study the causes, consequences, and treatments of hangovers. Although increasingly applied in both social sciences and medica... Read More about Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research.

Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie? (2019)
Journal Article
Ward, T. (2019). Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?. PSN, 17(3), 7-22

This article discusses the proposition that cognitive science has now developed to the point where it can serve as an overarching meta-theory for field of psychotherapy. It will begin with an overview of the main strands of thinking which have emerge... Read More about Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?.

From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Triliva, S., Natsopoulou, O., & Tzanakis, E. (2020). From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 20(2), 89-104. https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2020.1691408

The efficiency of interventions in addiction is associated with the processes of practitioners’ professional development. Identity formation is studied extensively for clinical professions but little research focuses on social workers working in addi... Read More about From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists.