Margaret Jones

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Building consensus in health care: a guide to using the nominal group technique
    Jane Allen
    Nottingham Primary Care Research Partnership, Broxtowe and Hucknall Primary Care Trust
    Br J Community Nurs 9:110-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Explanations for the increase in mental health problems in UK reserve forces who have served in Iraq
    Tess Browne
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:484-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The contribution of prior psychological symptoms and combat exposure to post Iraq deployment mental health in the UK military
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    J Trauma Stress 22:11-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint What explains post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in UK service personnel: deployment or something else?
    M Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:1703-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Do medical services personnel who deployed to the Iraq war have worse mental health than other deployed personnel?
    Margaret Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:422-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The burden of psychological symptoms in UK Armed Forces
    Margaret Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:322-8. 2006
  7. pmc Mental health screening in armed forces before the Iraq war and prevention of subsequent psychological morbidity: follow-up study
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 333:991. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol misuse and functional impairment in the UK Armed Forces: a population-based study
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:37-42. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on impairment in the UK military at the time of the Iraq war
    Roberto J Rona
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE1 9RJ, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 43:649-55. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Is previous psychological health associated with the likelihood of Iraq War deployment? An investigation of the "healthy warrior effect"
    Jennifer Wilson
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1362-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Building consensus in health care: a guide to using the nominal group technique
    Jane Allen
    Nottingham Primary Care Research Partnership, Broxtowe and Hucknall Primary Care Trust
    Br J Community Nurs 9:110-4. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Explanations for the increase in mental health problems in UK reserve forces who have served in Iraq
    Tess Browne
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:484-9. 2007
    ..Deployment to the 2003 Iraq War was associated with ill health in reserve armed forces personnel...
  3. doi request reprint The contribution of prior psychological symptoms and combat exposure to post Iraq deployment mental health in the UK military
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    J Trauma Stress 22:11-9. 2009
    ..The authors concluded that combat exposure and group cohesion have an effect on mental health outcomes independent of previous mental health status, which explains why screening prior to deployment is ineffective...
  4. doi request reprint What explains post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in UK service personnel: deployment or something else?
    M Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:1703-12. 2013
    ..The lack of a deployment effect might be explained by including, in the comparison group, personnel deployed on other operations or who have experienced traumatic stressors unrelated to deployment...
  5. doi request reprint Do medical services personnel who deployed to the Iraq war have worse mental health than other deployed personnel?
    Margaret Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:422-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the burden of mental ill health in deployed medics with all other trades during the Iraq war...
  6. ncbi request reprint The burden of psychological symptoms in UK Armed Forces
    Margaret Jones
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:322-8. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of psychological symptoms during periods of relatively low deployment activity and the factors associated with each psychological health outcome...
  7. pmc Mental health screening in armed forces before the Iraq war and prevention of subsequent psychological morbidity: follow-up study
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 333:991. 2006
    ..To assess whether screening for mental disorder before the start of the 2003 Iraq war would have predicted subsequent mental disorders...
  8. doi request reprint Alcohol misuse and functional impairment in the UK Armed Forces: a population-based study
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:37-42. 2010
    ..To assess whether alcohol misuse was associated with functional impairment in the military, and whether an association between any of the measures of alcohol misuse and impairment would be explained by psychiatric comorbidity...
  9. doi request reprint The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on impairment in the UK military at the time of the Iraq war
    Roberto J Rona
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE1 9RJ, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 43:649-55. 2009
    ..Functional impairment is a serious problem for those with PTSD. The impairment is not confined to those with the highest PCL-score. Avoidance/numbing is the criterion which makes the greatest independent contribution to impairment...
  10. doi request reprint Is previous psychological health associated with the likelihood of Iraq War deployment? An investigation of the "healthy warrior effect"
    Jennifer Wilson
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1362-9. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated a small "healthy warrior effect"; persons with better psychological health had a higher chance of being deployed, even after adjustment for predeployment medical fitness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is there an Iraq war syndrome? Comparison of the health of UK service personnel after the Gulf and Iraq wars
    Oded Horn
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Lancet 367:1742-6. 2006
    ..UK armed forces personnel who took part in the 1991 Gulf war experienced an increase in symptomatic ill health, colloquially known as Gulf war syndrome. Speculation about an Iraq war syndrome has already started...
  12. doi request reprint Violent offending by UK military personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan: a data linkage cohort study
    Deirdre Macmanus
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 381:907-17. 2013
    ..We describe our use of criminal records to investigate the effect of deployment, combat, and post-deployment mental health problems on violent offending among military personnel relative to pre-existing risk factors...
  13. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury in UK military personnel returning from Afghanistan and Iraq: cohort and cross-sectional analyses
    Roberto J Rona
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 27:33-44. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint What are the consequences of deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan on the mental health of the UK armed forces? A cohort study
    Nicola T Fear
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1783-97. 2010
    ..We examined the consequences of deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan on the mental health of UK armed forces from 2003 to 2009, the effect of multiple deployments, and time since return from deployment...
  15. doi request reprint Risky driving among regular armed forces personnel from the United Kingdom
    Nicola T Fear
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, England
    Am J Prev Med 35:230-6. 2008
    ..Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for service personnel from the United Kingdom (UK). Little is known about the pattern of risky driving by these service personnel...
  16. ncbi request reprint Job strain, rank, and mental health in the UK Armed Forces
    Nicola Townsend Fear
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:291-8. 2009
    ..Adjustment for rank had negligible effect on level of association between job strain and psychological symptoms. Reported job strain and rank contributed independently to psychological symptoms...
  17. doi request reprint Coming home: social functioning and the mental health of UK Reservists on return from deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan
    Samuel B Harvey
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 21:666-72. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine the postdeployment social functioning of Reservists and to explore the relationship between adverse postdeployment experiences and subsequent mental ill health...
  18. doi request reprint Predicting persistent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in UK military personnel who served in Iraq: a longitudinal study
    Roberto J Rona
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Rd, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1191-8. 2012
    ..Many factors contribute to the persistence of PTSD but none alone is useful for clinical prediction...
  19. pmc How many mailouts? Could attempts to increase the response rate in the Iraq war cohort study be counterproductive?
    A Rosemary Tate
    King s Centre for Military Health, Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:51. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The meaning of self-perception of health in the UK armed forces
    Roberto J Rona
    King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:703-15. 2006
    ..We assessed the characteristics of self-perception of health (SPH) in relation to psychological distress and physical symptoms, and willingness of servicemen to see their Medical Officer (MO) by their SPH rating...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patterns of drinking in the UK Armed Forces
    Nicola T Fear
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1749-59. 2007
    ..To examine patterns of drinking in the UK Armed Forces, how they vary according to gender and other demographics, and to make comparisons with the general population...
  22. ncbi request reprint The health of UK military personnel who deployed to the 2003 Iraq war: a cohort study
    Matthew Hotopf
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Lancet 367:1731-41. 2006
    ..Concerns have been raised about the mental and physical health of UK military personnel who deployed to the 2003 war in Iraq and subsequent tours of duty in the country...
  23. doi request reprint Does prior psychological health influence recall of military experiences? a prospective study
    Jennifer Wilson
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
    J Trauma Stress 21:385-93. 2008
    ..With the exception of intrusive thoughts, there is insufficient evidence to suggest predeployment psychological status would be useful in correcting for recall bias in subsequent cross-sectional studies...
  24. doi request reprint Long-term military work outcomes in soldiers who become mental health casualties when deployed on operations
    Norman Jones
    Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Psychiatry 73:352-64. 2010
    ..Deployed Field Mental Health Teams (FMHTs) who support them follow the principles of "Forward Psychiatry," aiming to treat psychiatric casualties close to the front line to maximize operational effectiveness and occupational retention...
  25. doi request reprint Risk factors for headache in the UK military: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Roberto J Rona
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Headache 53:787-98. 2013
    ..To assess the importance of service demographic, mental disorders, and deployment factors on headache severity and prevalence, and to assess the impact of headache on functional impairment...
  26. doi request reprint Can mental health and readjustment be improved in UK military personnel by a brief period of structured postdeployment rest (third location decompression)?
    Norman Jones
    Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Occup Environ Med 70:439-45. 2013
    ..We assessed whether TLD impacted upon both mental health and postdeployment readjustment...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of delayed-onset posttraumatic stress disorder in military personnel: is there evidence for this disorder?: Results of a prospective UK cohort study
    Laura Goodwin
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, UK
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:429-37. 2012
    ..Leaving the military or experiencing relationship breakdown was not associated...
  28. doi request reprint Early Service leavers: a study of the factors associated with premature separation from the UK Armed Forces and the mental health of those that leave early
    Joshua E J Buckman
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:410-5. 2013
    ..This study aims to identify characteristics associated with being an ESL, and compare the post-discharge mental health of ESLs and other Service leavers (non-ESLs)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is the increased reporting of symptomatic ill health in Gulf War veterans related to how one asks the question?
    Dominic Murphy
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:181-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to determine if a GW health effect persisted when the same questions were asked in a "non-GW" context...
  30. ncbi request reprint UK armed forces responses to an informed consent policy for anthrax vaccination: a paradoxical effect?
    Dominic Murphy
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 24:3109-14. 2006
    ..This paper examines responses of personnel to this policy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Unmet expectations in primary care and the agreement between doctor and patient: a questionnaire study
    Richard Hooper
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Health Expect 8:26-33. 2005
    ..This disagreement will affect an assessment of whether patient expectations of care were met, and may itself be influenced by fulfillment of expectations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Anthrax vaccination in a military population before the war in Iraq: side effects and informed choice
    Dominic Murphy
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 25:7641-8. 2007
    ..To assess any health consequences of the anthrax vaccination programme in UK Armed Forces deployed to Iraq...
  33. ncbi request reprint Minor illness in children: parents' views and use of health services
    Jane Allen
    Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 7:462-8. 2002
    ..They wanted to receive the information through interactive group sessions, led by a health visitor, with the inclusion of simple and non-product biased "take home" materials...
  34. ncbi request reprint Infant and maternal health services in Ceylon, 1900-1948: imperialism or welfare?
    Margaret Jones
    Department of Historical Studies, University of Bristol, UK
    Soc Hist Med 15:263-89. 2002
    ..However, it is ultimately on their ability to improve health and welfare that they should be judged...
  35. ncbi request reprint Heroines of lonely outposts or tools of the empire? British nurses in Britain's model colony: Ceylon, 1878-1948
    Margaret Jones
    Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, UK
    Nurs Inq 11:148-60. 2004
    ..Nursing remained throughout the colonial period therefore, even more so than at the metropolitan centre, the 'Cinderella' of the medical professions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pyoderma gangrenosum and leg ulcers associated with vasculitis: importance of addressing the underlying disease process when treating inflammatory wounds
    Jennie Burch
    St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:77-81; discussion 81-2. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint P.r.n. medication use in a psychiatric high-dependency unit following the introduction of a nurse-led activity programme
    Ben Thomas
    St Vincent s Mental Health, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:266-71. 2006
    ..This study shows that a purposeful activity programme for severely disturbed psychiatric clients in a HDU setting can be effective in reducing disturbed behaviour and therefore the need for p.r.n. medication...
  38. ncbi request reprint Resistance training improves strength and functional measures in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Samuel Headley
    Springfield College, Pioneer Valley Dialysis Center, Military Performance Division, US Army Research, Springfield, MA 01109, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:355-64. 2002
    ..The current study was designed to examine the effect of 12 weeks of resistance training on strength and functional ability in 10 medically stable hemodialysis patients (age, 42.8 +/- 4.4 years)...