Affiliation: Cardiff University
- Long-term cohort study of women at intermediate risk of familial breast cancer: experiences of living at riskP Bennett
Health and Social Care Research Centre, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
Psychooncology 19:390-8. 2010..To identify how women adjusted to living at intermediate risk of breast cancer six years following risk assessment, and what factors contributed to health service usage...
- The impact of breast cancer genetic risk assessment on intentions to perform cancer surveillance behaviorsPaul Bennett
Centre for Nursing, Health and Social Research, University of Cardiff, Cardiff CF24 0AB, UK
J Genet Couns 16:617-23. 2007..Family and General Practitioners appeared to be strong social influences on behavioral intentions, as were the perceived benefits of gaining reassurance and/or early detection of disease...
- A randomized controlled trial of a brief self-help coping intervention designed to reduce distress when awaiting genetic risk informationPaul Bennett
Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
J Psychosom Res 63:59-64. 2007..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a distraction-based coping leaflet in reducing distress in women undergoing genetic risk assessment for breast/ovarian cancer...
- A reaction-time study of social, health, and personal attributions in relation to fluorosed teethPaul Bennett
Centre for Nursing, Health and Social Care Research, University of Cardiff, Wales
Psychol Health Med 13:75-86. 2008..These data are consistent with the view that people use negative, easily accessible, stereotypes of individuals presenting with health problems...
- Psychological factors associated with emotional responses to receiving genetic risk informationPaul Bennett
University of Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales, UK
J Genet Couns 17:234-41. 2008....
- Emotions and their cognitive precursors: responses to spontaneously identified stressful events among hospital nursesPaul Bennett
Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
J Health Psychol 13:537-46. 2008..The findings were generally supportive of Smith and Lazarus's theory, with the exception of the emotion of sadness. The implications of the results are discussed...
- Factors associated with intrusive cancer-related worries in women undergoing cancer genetic risk assessmentPaul Bennett
Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
Fam Cancer 8:159-65. 2009..Together, these variables accounted for 33% of the variance in intrusion scores and 31% of the variance in avoidance scores. The implications of these findings is discussed...
- The development of a cancer genetic-specific measure of coping: the GRACEC Phelps
School of Psychology and Counselling, Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales, UK
Psychooncology 19:847-54. 2010..The Genetic Risk Assessment Coping Evaluation (GRACE) has been developed to provide greater specificity of measurement...
- Knowledge and expectations of women undergoing cancer genetic risk assessment: a qualitative analysis of free-text questionnaire commentsC Phelps
Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK
J Genet Couns 16:505-14. 2007..Free-text comments can provide valuable data about individuals' expectations and knowledge of genetics services...
- The evolution of worry after breast cancer risk assessment: 6-year follow-up of the TRACE study cohortK Brain
Institute of Medical Genetics, Clinical Epidemiology Interdisciplinary Research Group, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
Psychooncology 20:984-91. 2011..A follow-up study of a trial cohort was conducted to evaluate psychological outcomes and their predictors at 6-year follow-up. A further aim was to examine threshold scores for high cancer worry...
- "I have always believed I was at high risk..." The role of expectation in emotional responses to the receipt of an average, moderate or high cancer genetic risk assessment result: a thematic analysis of free-text questionnaire commentsJ Hilgart
Institute of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
Fam Cancer 9:469-77. 2010..Many average risk respondents questioned the accuracy of their result, whereas high risk information was often expected. Findings are discussed in relation to the CARA model and clinical implications...
- Are surgeons effective counsellors for women with a family history of breast cancer?S Goyal
University Department of Surgery, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
Eur J Surg Oncol 28:501-4. 2002..We wanted to see whether longer consultation times with surgeons improved these scores...
- Predicting post-traumatic symptoms in cardiac patientsP Bennett
Health Services Research Focus, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Heart Lung 30:458-65. 2001..These data contribute to the development of a profile of patients at risk...
- A brief psycho-educational group intervention for postnatal depressionKyla L Honey
Cardiff University, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 41:405-9. 2002..To evaluate the efficacy of a controlled psycho-educational group (PEG) intervention for postnatal depression, compared with Routine Primary Care (RPC)...
- An investigation into the relationship between salivary cortisol, stress, anxiety and depressionKav Vedhara
Department of Experimental Psychology, Human Stress Research Unit, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
Biol Psychol 62:89-96. 2003..A relationship was apparent between indices of distress and change in cortisol levels, but not absolute levels of the hormone...
- Predicting postnatal depressionKyla L Honey
School of Psychology, Cardiff University, PO Box 901, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3YG, Wales, UK
J Affect Disord 76:201-10. 2003..1996) was assessed in an attempt to improve the performance of this measure...
- Emotion-related primary and secondary appraisals, adjustment and coping: associations in women awaiting breast disease diagnosisRob Lowe
Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
Br J Health Psychol 8:377-91. 2003..This study explored possible appraisal-coping associations by examining whether a set of appraisal components identified in emotion theory were also associated with coping...
- Associations between organizational and incident factors and emotional distress in emergency ambulance personnelPaul Bennett
Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 44:215-26. 2005..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression among emergency ambulance personnel...
- The development of a distraction-based coping intervention for women waiting for genetic risk information: a phase 1 qualitative studyCeri Phelps
Cancer Genetics Service for Wales, Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University, UK
Psychooncology 15:169-73. 2006..However, there was concern for family members and anxiety about subsequent stages of the assessment process. The intervention was considered appropriate and potentially effective...
- Hospital attendance prediction tool also identifies impaired quality of life in adults with asthma in general practiceLouis S Pilotto
Department of General Practice, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
J Asthma 40:163-9. 2003..To assess the ability of an adult risk screening questionnaire (RSQ), previously shown to predict attendance at hospital emergency departments, to identify impaired quality of life in adult patients with asthma in general practice...
- Drinking and motivations to drink among adolescent children of parents with alcohol problemsMelanie Chalder
Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
Alcohol Alcohol 41:107-13. 2006..To study the influences of parental alcohol problems on adolescents' alcohol consumption and motivations to drink alcohol...
- Genetics, insurance and participation: how a Citizens' Jury reached its verdictPaul Bennett
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Soc Sci Med 64:2487-98. 2007..These normative indicators, which in this case relate to fairness and trust, are often overlooked by policy makers. However, they are key to democratic decision-taking and relevant for health promotion...