Richard Hastings

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Country: UK

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  1. ncbi Behavioral function effects on intervention acceptability and effectiveness for self-injurious behavior
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, Wales, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 25:139-54. 2004
  2. ncbi Care staff attributions about challenging behaviors in adults with intellectual disabilities
    Stephen J Noone
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales LL57 2DG, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 27:109-20. 2006
  3. doi Interactive training for active support: perspectives from staff
    Vasiliki Totsika
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 33:225-38. 2008
  4. doi Running to catch up: rapid generation of evidence for interventions in learning disability services
    Richard P Hastings
    Richard P Hastings, PhD, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK Email
    Br J Psychiatry 203:245-6. 2013
  5. pmc Evidence-based planning and costing palliative care services for children: novel multi-method epidemiological and economic exemplar
    Jane Noyes
    School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 12:18. 2013
  6. pmc Planning ahead with children with life-limiting conditions and their families: development, implementation and evaluation of 'My Choices'
    Jane Noyes
    Noreen Edwards Chair in Health Services Research and Child Health, School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 12:5. 2013
  7. doi Interventions for children with pervasive developmental disorders in low and middle income countries
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:119-34. 2012
  8. ncbi Child behaviour problems and partner mental health as correlates of stress in mothers and fathers of children with autism
    R P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:231-7. 2003
  9. ncbi Burnout in direct care staff in intellectual disability services: a factor analytic study of the Maslach Burnout Inventory
    R P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:268-73. 2004
  10. ncbi Practitioner review: stress intervention for parents of children with intellectual disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Unit, School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1338-49. 2004

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  1. ncbi Behavioral function effects on intervention acceptability and effectiveness for self-injurious behavior
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, Wales, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 25:139-54. 2004
    ..There were also effects of behavior severity and rater experience. However, few effects of behavioral function were found. Potential implications of staff undifferentiated attitudes towards functional treatments are discussed...
  2. ncbi Care staff attributions about challenging behaviors in adults with intellectual disabilities
    Stephen J Noone
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales LL57 2DG, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 27:109-20. 2006
    ..The weight of the evidence suggests that staff may be sensitive to the causes of challenging behavior. The practical implications of these data are discussed...
  3. doi Interactive training for active support: perspectives from staff
    Vasiliki Totsika
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 33:225-38. 2008
    ..Staff (N = 58) working with adults with an intellectual disability (ID) received IT on providing effective assistance for participation in daily activities...
  4. doi Running to catch up: rapid generation of evidence for interventions in learning disability services
    Richard P Hastings
    Richard P Hastings, PhD, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK Email
    Br J Psychiatry 203:245-6. 2013
    ..I argue that rapid generation of evidence for individuals with intellectual disability is the priority, alongside a new research focus on mental health in those with severe intellectual disability. ..
  5. pmc Evidence-based planning and costing palliative care services for children: novel multi-method epidemiological and economic exemplar
    Jane Noyes
    School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 12:18. 2013
    ..We integrated evidence, and undertook and used novel methodological epidemiological work to develop the first evidence-based and costed commissioning exemplar...
  6. pmc Planning ahead with children with life-limiting conditions and their families: development, implementation and evaluation of 'My Choices'
    Jane Noyes
    Noreen Edwards Chair in Health Services Research and Child Health, School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 12:5. 2013
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  7. doi Interventions for children with pervasive developmental disorders in low and middle income countries
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:119-34. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi Child behaviour problems and partner mental health as correlates of stress in mothers and fathers of children with autism
    R P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:231-7. 2003
    ..Although there has been a great deal of research exploring how children affect parents, there have been many fewer studies of the interrelationships between mothers' and fathers' psychological well-being...
  9. ncbi Burnout in direct care staff in intellectual disability services: a factor analytic study of the Maslach Burnout Inventory
    R P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:268-73. 2004
    ..However, no previous studies have considered the applicability of the main three dimensions of burnout to staff in ID services...
  10. ncbi Practitioner review: stress intervention for parents of children with intellectual disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Unit, School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1338-49. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present review is to consider the evidence base for psychological intervention to remediate stress in these parents...
  11. ncbi Positive contributions made by children with an intellectual disability in the family: mothers' and fathers' perceptions
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 9:155-65. 2005
    ..The PCS might also be used in applied settings to help balance the effects of asking families about their difficulties and support needs...
  12. ncbi Coping strategies in mothers and fathers of preschool and school-age children with autism
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Autism 9:377-91. 2005
    ..Associations were also found between coping strategies and parental stress and mental health. Practical implications are considered including reducing reliance on avoidance coping and increasing the use of positive coping strategies...
  13. ncbi Systems analysis of stress and positive perceptions in mothers and fathers of pre-school children with autism
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:635-44. 2005
    ..In addition, the need is emphasized for more systemic analyses to understand the psychological functioning of children with autism and their siblings and parents...
  14. ncbi Maternal distress and expressed emotion: cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships with behavior problems of children with intellectual disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 111:48-61. 2006
    ..In terms of maternal expressed emotion, criticism and not emotional over-involvement was cross-sectionally but not longitudinally related to children's externalizing behavior problems and to maternal distress...
  15. ncbi Longitudinal relationships between sibling behavioral adjustment and behavior problems of children with developmental disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1485-92. 2007
    ..There was no evidence that this putative temporal relationship operated bidirectionally: sibling adjustment did not appear to be related to the behavior problems of the children with developmental disabilities over time...
  16. ncbi Positive perceptions held by support staff in community mental retardation services
    Sharon Horne
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 109:53-62. 2004
    ..The SPCQ had promising internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and construct validity. Thus, further research with this instrument is warranted...
  17. ncbi Brief report: Behavioral adjustment of siblings of children with autism
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, Wales, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:99-104. 2003
    ..Psychological adjustment of mothers (stress) and the child with autism (behavior problems) were not predictive of sibling behavioral adjustment...
  18. ncbi Symptoms of ADHD and their correlates in children with intellectual disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales LL57 2AS, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 26:456-68. 2005
    ..However, a great deal more research is needed to explore the phenomenology of ADHD in intellectual disability and to develop an evidence base for psychosocial intervention...
  19. ncbi Do challenging behaviors affect staff psychological well-being? Issues of causality and mechanism
    Richard P Hastings
    Richard Hastings School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Wales, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 107:455-67. 2002
    ..I propose that staff negative emotional reactions mediate the impact of challenging behaviors on staff stress and evaluate research evidence for this theory...
  20. ncbi Behavioral adjustment of siblings of children with autism engaged in applied behavior analysis early intervention programs: the moderating role of social support
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:141-50. 2003
    ..The implications of these data for future research and for practice are discussed...
  21. ncbi Determinants of negative emotional reactions and causal beliefs about self-injurious behaviour: an experimental study
    R P Hastings
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:59-67. 2003
    ..However, few studies have explored factors affecting caregivers' emotional and cognitive responses to challenging behaviours...
  22. ncbi Early intensive behavioral intervention: outcomes for children with autism and their parents after two years
    Bob Remington
    Centre for Behavioural Research Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 112:418-38. 2007
    ..Measures of parental well-being, obtained at the same three time points, produced no evidence that behavioral intervention created increased problems for either mothers or fathers of children receiving it...
  23. doi Sibling relationships in adults who have siblings with or without intellectual disabilities
    Mairéad A Doody
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 31:224-31. 2010
    ....
  24. doi Parental locus of control and psychological well-being in mothers of children with intellectual disability
    Tracey Lloyd
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 34:104-15. 2009
    ..In this study, parental locus of control and its role in relation to maternal psychological well-being was explored...
  25. ncbi Expressed emotion in families of children and adults with intellectual disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:339-45. 2007
    ..Other future research priorities and some implications for practice are also discussed...
  26. doi Parents' experiences of home-based applied behavior analysis programs for young children with autism
    Corinna F Grindle
    Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:42-56. 2009
    ..Interviews also, however, revealed some of the more challenging aspects of managing home-based EIBI. The implications of these findings for more supportive interventions for families on home programs are discussed...
  27. doi "You have to sit and explain it all, and explain yourself." Mothers' experiences of support services for their offspring with a rare genetic intellectual disability syndrome
    Gemma Maria Griffith
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Brigantia Building, Penrhalt Road, Bangor, LL57 2AS, UK
    J Genet Couns 20:165-77. 2011
    ..Accessing appropriate social care services was reported to be a lengthy and complex process. These data may help inform care service providers about how best to support adults with rare genetic syndromes and their families...
  28. doi Behavior problems, psychiatric symptoms, and quality of life for older adults with intellectual disability with and without autism
    Vasiliki Totsika
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Brigantia Building, Penrallt Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales LL57 2AS, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:1171-8. 2010
    ..Any differences in the skills of adults with ASD were associated with decreased adaptive skills, and not the presence of ASD per se...
  29. doi Building psychological resilience in support staff caring for people with intellectual disabilities: pilot evaluation of an acceptance-based intervention
    Stephen J Noone
    Bangor University, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 13:43-53. 2009
    ..Thus, the PACT shows promise as a means of developing psychological resilience in support staff...
  30. doi Persistent challenging behaviour in people with an intellectual disability
    Vasiliki Totsika
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:437-41. 2009
    ..The aim of the present review is to summarize recent research findings on the persistence of challenging behaviours in adults and children with an intellectual disability...
  31. doi Using matched groups to explore child behavior problems and maternal well-being in children with Down syndrome and autism
    Gemma M Griffith
    Bangor University, Wales, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:610-9. 2010
    ..After selecting closely matched groups, we found several group differences in child behavior but little evidence of group differences in maternal outcomes...
  32. doi Emotional and behavioural adjustment in siblings of children with intellectual disability with and without autism
    Michael A Petalas
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK psp202 bangor ac uk
    Autism 13:471-83. 2009
    ..Behavioural and emotional difficulties of siblings of children with autism and ID were relatively stable over 18 months...
  33. ncbi Life events as correlates of problem behavior and mental health in a residential population of adults with developmental disabilities
    Dawn M Owen
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, Wales, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 25:309-20. 2004
    ..The need for replication of these data, especially using designs allowing causality to be inferred, is emphasized...
  34. doi Exploring decision making in intellectual disability nursing practice: a qualitative study
    Ruth W Williams
    School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 14:197-220. 2010
    ..Although using empirical evidence to support practice was acknowledged, these nurses considered person centred decision making to be paramount...
  35. ncbi Early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism: therapists' perspectives on achieving procedural fidelity
    Matthew D Symes
    Center for Behavioural Research Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 27:30-42. 2006
    ....
  36. doi Life and death of a child with down syndrome and a congenital heart condition: experiences of six couples
    Deirdre Reilly
    School of Psychology, University of East London, London, UK
    Intellect Dev Disabil 48:403-16. 2010
    ..Differences between couples existed in their experiences of coping and supporting each other. Practical implications include the importance of considering the specific needs of couples, individuals, and fathers within partnerships...
  37. doi Social support and coping as mediators or moderators of the impact of work stressors on burnout in intellectual disability support staff
    Jason M Devereux
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, LL57 2DG, United Kingdom
    Res Dev Disabil 30:367-77. 2009
    ..These findings emphasise the importance of coping in managing work demands and for the development of burnout in support staff...
  38. doi Parental bereavement and the loss of a child with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature
    Deirdre E Reilly
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
    Intellect Dev Disabil 46:27-43. 2008
    ..In particular, professionals should be aware of dissatisfaction with care pre-loss, disenfranchised grief, and post-loss support needs of family members...
  39. ncbi Facilitating factors and barriers to the implementation of intensive home-based behavioural intervention for young children with autism
    Emma Johnson
    Centre for Behavioural Research Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 28:123-9. 2002
    ..Although international interest in intensive home-based early behavioural intervention for children with autism is increasing, there is little or no published research on the experiences of families conducting these programmes...
  40. ncbi Behavior problems of children with autism, parental self-efficacy, and mental health
    Richard P Hastings
    Centre for Behavioural Research Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 107:222-32. 2002
    ..No evidence for the moderating effect of self-efficacy was apparent for mothers. Methodological issues and the theoretical and practical implications of these results are discussed...
  41. ncbi Mediators' emotional responses to self-injurious behavior: an experimental study
    Dominique A Mossman
    Southampton Community Health Services NHS Trust, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 107:252-60. 2002
    ..In particular, self-injury maintained by negative reinforcement was associated with more self-reported negative emotion. Methodological issues and implications for research and practice are discussed...
  42. ncbi The Rett Syndrome Behaviour Questionnaire (RSBQ): refining the behavioural phenotype of Rett syndrome
    Rebecca H Mount
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:1099-110. 2002
    ..No study has tested the specificity of these behavioural features to individuals with RS, compared to individuals with severe to profound mental retardation (SMR)...
  43. ncbi Coping strategies and the impact of challenging behaviors on special educators' burnout
    Richard P Hastings
    Centre for Behavioural Research Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Ment Retard 40:148-56. 2002
    ..Implications for future research and for the support of staff working with individuals who have challenging behaviors are discussed...
  44. ncbi Early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism: parental therapeutic self-efficacy
    Richard P Hastings
    Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 23:332-41. 2002
    ..Limitations of the study, suggestions for future research, and practical implications are briefly discussed. In particular, we advocate a role for supervisors in analyzing and developing interventions for therapist behavior...
  45. ncbi Towards a behavioral phenotype for Rett syndrome
    Rebecca H Mount
    Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 108:1-12. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi Staff reactions to self-injurious behaviours in learning disability services: attributions, emotional responses and helping
    Cheryl Jones
    West Hampshire NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 42:189-203. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to explore an amended version of Weiner's (e.g. Weiner, 1980) helping behaviour model potentially more specific to the context of care staff working with people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours...
  47. ncbi Features of autism in Rett syndrome and severe mental retardation
    Rebecca H Mount
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:435-42. 2003
    ..Further work on the characterisation of the behavioral phenotype of genetic disorders such as RS and autism may aid in identifying the neuropathogenic processes that lead from gene-to-brain-to-behavior...
  48. ncbi Use of the questionnaire on resources and stress (QRS-F) with parents of young children with autism
    Emma Honey
    University of Newcastle, UK
    Autism 9:246-55. 2005
    ..These analyses lend preliminary support to the convergent validity of the scale. Overall, the data support the use of a total stress score from the 31-item version of the QRS-F in research with parents of young children with autism...
  49. ncbi Positive perceptions in families of children with developmental disabilities
    Richard P Hastings
    Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 107:116-27. 2002
    ..Throughout the discussion, we identify some questions for future research and address some implications for practice...
  50. ncbi Trends and challenges in forensic research on offenders with intellectual disability
    William R Lindsay
    The State Hospital, Scotland, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:55-61. 2007
    ..The Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability has a well-respected history of establishing the parameters and contributing to developments in the field of offenders with intellectual disability (ID)...