Theresa Marteau

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Impact on informed choice of offering antenatal sickle cell and thalassaemia screening in primary care: a randomized trial
    Katrina Brown
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT
    J Med Screen 18:65-75. 2011
  2. pmc Brief smoking cessation advice from practice nurses during routine cervical smear tests appointments: a cluster randomised controlled trial assessing feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness
    S Hall
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, King s College London, London
    Br J Cancer 96:1057-61. 2007
  3. pmc The psychological impact of human papillomavirus testing in women with borderline or mildly dyskaryotic cervical smear test results: 6-month follow-up
    E Maissi
    Psychology Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:990-4. 2005
  4. pmc Psychological costs of inadequate cervical smear test results
    D P French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    Br J Cancer 91:1887-92. 2004
  5. pmc Effect of communicating DNA based risk assessments for Crohn's disease on smoking cessation: randomised controlled trial
    Gareth J Hollands
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Section of Health Psychology, King s College London, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMJ 345:e4708. 2012
  6. pmc Effectiveness of earlier antenatal screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia in primary care: cluster randomised trial
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    King s College London, Psychology Department at Guy s, London SE1 9RT, United Kingdom
    BMJ 341:c5132. 2010
  7. pmc Financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy: protocol for a single arm intervention study
    Theresa M Marteau
    Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:66. 2013
  8. pmc Patient accounts of diagnostic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia: comparing responses to genetic and non-genetic testing methods
    Gareth J Hollands
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology at Guy s, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Med Genet 13:87. 2012
  9. pmc Using financial incentives to increase initial uptake and completion of HPV vaccinations: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Eleni Mantzari
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:301. 2012
  10. pmc Effect on adherence to nicotine replacement therapy of informing smokers their dose is determined by their genotype: a randomised controlled trial
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e35249. 2012

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  1. pmc Impact on informed choice of offering antenatal sickle cell and thalassaemia screening in primary care: a randomized trial
    Katrina Brown
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT
    J Med Screen 18:65-75. 2011
    ..This study examined whether offering this screening in primary care at the time of pregnancy confirmation compromises women making informed choices. Design Partial factorial, cluster randomized controlled trial...
  2. pmc Brief smoking cessation advice from practice nurses during routine cervical smear tests appointments: a cluster randomised controlled trial assessing feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness
    S Hall
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, King s College London, London
    Br J Cancer 96:1057-61. 2007
    ..Evidence is lacking on the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of this intervention in achieving biochemically validated smoking cessation...
  3. pmc The psychological impact of human papillomavirus testing in women with borderline or mildly dyskaryotic cervical smear test results: 6-month follow-up
    E Maissi
    Psychology Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:990-4. 2005
    ..Concern about the smear test result was however still raised in these women and those who tested negative for HPV, and particularly among those who did not undergo HPV testing...
  4. pmc Psychological costs of inadequate cervical smear test results
    D P French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
    Br J Cancer 91:1887-92. 2004
    ..Given the millions of women each year receiving this test result, research is now needed to ascertain how the anxiety associated with this result can be avoided...
  5. pmc Effect of communicating DNA based risk assessments for Crohn's disease on smoking cessation: randomised controlled trial
    Gareth J Hollands
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Section of Health Psychology, King s College London, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMJ 345:e4708. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that communicating risk of developing Crohn's disease based on genotype and that stopping smoking can reduce this risk, motivates behaviour change among smokers at familial risk...
  6. pmc Effectiveness of earlier antenatal screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia in primary care: cluster randomised trial
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    King s College London, Psychology Department at Guy s, London SE1 9RT, United Kingdom
    BMJ 341:c5132. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of offering antenatal screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia in primary care as a way of facilitating earlier uptake of screening...
  7. pmc Financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy: protocol for a single arm intervention study
    Theresa M Marteau
    Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:66. 2013
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  8. pmc Patient accounts of diagnostic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia: comparing responses to genetic and non-genetic testing methods
    Gareth J Hollands
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology at Guy s, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Med Genet 13:87. 2012
    ..Such concern is heightened for genetic testing, which it is feared may elicit stronger reactions than non-genetic testing...
  9. pmc Using financial incentives to increase initial uptake and completion of HPV vaccinations: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Eleni Mantzari
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:301. 2012
    ..The aim of this randomized controlled trial is to assess the impact of financial incentives on (a) the uptake and completion of an HPV vaccination programme and (b) the quality of the decisions to undertake the vaccination...
  10. pmc Effect on adherence to nicotine replacement therapy of informing smokers their dose is determined by their genotype: a randomised controlled trial
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e35249. 2012
    ..The behavioural impact of pharmacogenomics is untested. We tested two hypotheses concerning the behavioural impact of informing smokers their oral dose of NRT is tailored to analysis of DNA...
  11. pmc The effectiveness of financial incentives for smoking cessation during pregnancy: is it from being paid or from the extra aid?
    Eleni Mantzari
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:24. 2012
    ..The present study examines how financial incentives for smoking cessation during pregnancy may work, by exploring pregnant women’s experiences of trying to stop smoking, within and outside of a financial incentives scheme...
  12. pmc An implementation research agenda
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Implement Sci 4:18. 2009
    ..This editorial presents the summary of the CERAG report and recommendations...
  13. pmc General practitioners' perceptions of the effectiveness of medical interventions: an exploration of underlying constructs
    Florian Vogt
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Bermondsey Wing, 5th Floor, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Implement Sci 5:17. 2010
    ..Some of the failure of evidence-based medicine to be implemented may be more explicable if both dimensions were attended to...
  14. pmc Emotional impact of screening: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ruth E Collins
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Kings College London, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:603. 2011
    ..There is a widely held expectation that screening for disease has adverse emotional impacts. The aim of the current review is to estimate the short (< 4 weeks) and longer term (> 4 weeks) emotional impact of such screening...
  15. pmc Trial Protocol: Communicating DNA-based risk assessments for Crohn's disease: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact upon stopping smoking
    Sophia C L Whitwell
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:44. 2011
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  16. pmc Randomised controlled trial of the effects of physical activity feedback on awareness and behaviour in UK adults: the FAB study protocol [ISRCTN92551397]
    Clare Watkinson
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Box 285, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB20QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:144. 2010
    ..Secondary objectives are to determine the influence of feedback on physical activity awareness and cognitions, and to compare behavioural effects by type of feedback...
  17. pmc General practitioners' beliefs about effectiveness and intentions to prescribe smoking cessation medications: qualitative and quantitative studies
    Florian Vogt
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:277. 2006
    ..General practitioners' (GPs) negative beliefs about nicotine dependence medications may act as barriers to prescribing them...
  18. pmc Impact of informed-choice invitations on diabetes screening knowledge, attitude and intentions: an analogue study
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:768. 2010
    ..We tested a model of the impact on knowledge, attitude and intentions of a diabetes screening invitation designed to facilitate informed choices...
  19. pmc Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:63. 2009
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  20. pmc Towards socially inclusive research: an evaluation of telephone questionnaire administration in a multilingual population
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:2. 2008
    ..This study describes the response rate, questionnaire responses and financial costs associated with offering participants from a multilingual population the option to complete questionnaires over the telephone...
  21. pmc Protocol for stage 2 of the GaP study (genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): a questionnaire study to investigate whether relatives of people with Paget's disease would accept genetic testing and preventive treatment if they were ava
    Anne L Langston
    Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University of Edinburgh, Queens Medical Research Institute, Room E1, 16, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:116. 2008
    ..Illness representations are examined using Leventhal's Common Sense Self-Regulation Model while cognitions about treatment behaviours (acceptance of testing and treatment uptake) are conceptualised within the Theory of Planned Behaviour...
  22. pmc Protocol for stage 1 of the GaP study (Genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): an interview study about genetic testing and preventive treatment: would relatives of people with Paget's disease want testing and treatment if they were av
    Anne L Langston
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:71. 2006
    ..The Theory of Planned Behaviour is a theoretical model that predicts behaviours from people's beliefs about the consequences, social pressures and perceived control over the behaviour, including uptake of treatment...
  23. pmc General practitioners' beliefs about effectiveness and intentions to recommend smoking cessation services: qualitative and quantitative studies
    Florian Vogt
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:39. 2007
    ..General practitioners' (GPs) negative beliefs about smoking cessation services may act as barriers to them recommending such services to smokers motivated to stop smoking...
  24. ncbi A measure of informed choice
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Health Expect 4:99-108. 2001
    ..The measure comprises an eight-item scale of knowledge, a four-item scale assessing attitudes towards undergoing the screening test and a record of test uptake...
  25. pmc Poorer self assessed health in a prospective study of men with screen detected abdominal aortic aneurysm: a predictor or a consequence of screening outcome?
    Theresa M Marteau
    Health Psychology Section Guy s, 5th Floor Thomas Guy House, London Bridge, London SE1 9RT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1042-6. 2004
    ..To assess the extent to which poorer self assessed health in men in whom an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is detected at screening is a consequence or a predictor of screening outcome...
  26. ncbi Numbers or words? A randomized controlled trial of presenting screen negative results to pregnant women
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s Kings and St Thomas Medical School King s College, London, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 20:714-8. 2000
    ..Further work is needed to estimate the size of this effect in less well-informed and less highly educated populations...
  27. pmc Women's understanding of a "normal smear test result": experimental questionnaire based study
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College, London, London SE1 9RT
    BMJ 322:526-8. 2001
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  28. ncbi Predictive genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease: impact upon risk perception
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Risk Anal 25:397-404. 2005
    ..e., perceiving risks as equal to or lower than population risks of AD), although this possibility should be assessed in other testing contexts...
  29. ncbi Communicating genetic risk information
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 55:414-28. 1999
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  30. ncbi Self-regulation and the behavioural response to DNA risk information: a theoretical analysis and framework for future research
    Theresa M Marteau
    King s College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1360-8. 2006
    ....
  31. pmc Trial Protocol: Using genotype to tailor prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact of communication upon adherence
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:680. 2010
    ..II Amongst smokers who fail to quit at six months, motivation to make another quit attempt is lower when informed that their oral dose of NRT was tailored to genotype rather than phenotype...
  32. ncbi Psychological impact of genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolemia within a previously aware population: a randomized controlled trial
    Theresa Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet A 128:285-93. 2004
    ..Further work is needed to determine whether similar results will be obtained in populations with little previous awareness of their risks...
  33. pmc Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): randomised trial
    Theresa M Marteau
    King s College London, Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT
    BMJ 340:c2138. 2010
    ..To compare the effect of an invitation promoting informed choice for screening with a standard invitation on attendance and motivation to engage in preventive action...
  34. ncbi Facilitating informed choice in prenatal testing: how well are we doing?
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College, London, UK
    Am J Med Genet 106:185-90. 2001
    ....
  35. pmc Screening for cardiovascular risk: public health imperative or matter for individual informed choice?
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, London SE1 9RT
    BMJ 325:78-80. 2002
  36. ncbi Prenatal testing: towards realistic expectations of patients, providers and policy makers
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, London, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:5-6. 2002
  37. ncbi Outcomes of pregnancies diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome: the possible influence of health professionals
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 22:562-6. 2002
    ..To describe the association between the outcomes of pregnancies diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome (KS) and the specialty of the health professional providing pre- and post-diagnostic counselling...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. doi Why do UK military personnel refuse the anthrax vaccination?
    Dominic Murphy
    King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Biosecur Bioterror 6:237-42. 2008
    ..The findings provide evidence that for some people, the policy to increase confidence in the anthrax vaccination program may have led to a decrease in levels of trust...
  40. doi Is informed choice in prenatal testing universally valued? A population-based survey in Europe and Asia
    A van den Heuvel
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BJOG 116:880-5. 2009
    ..Informed choice has become an integral part of healthcare provision. We investigated the extent to which informed choice in the context of prenatal testing is universally valued...
  41. pmc Time orientation and health-related behaviour: measurement in general population samples
    Rachel A Crockett
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Health 24:333-50. 2009
    ..The CFC mediated this relationship more weakly. Further investigation of present orientation in understanding health-related behaviour is warranted...
  42. pmc The impact of genetic testing for Crohn's disease, risk magnitude and graphical format on motivation to stop smoking: an experimental analogue study
    A J Wright
    Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, King s College London, London, UK
    Clin Genet 73:306-14. 2008
    ..Using genetic tests to estimate risks of common complex conditions may not motivate behaviour change beyond the impact of the numerical risk estimates derived from such tests...
  43. pmc The impact of learning of a genetic predisposition to nicotine dependence: an analogue study
    A J Wright
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London, UK
    Tob Control 12:227-30. 2003
    ..To examine the consequences of informing smokers of a genetic predisposition to nicotine dependence and of providing treatment efficacy information tailored to genetic status...
  44. ncbi Prenatal tests: how are women deciding?
    S Michie
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospitals Medical and Dental School, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, U K
    Prenat Diagn 19:743-8. 1999
    ..Those undergoing screening were older but, with age partialled out, they had more knowledge about the test and made decisions less systematically than those not screened...
  45. pmc Estimating risks of common complex diseases across genetic and environmental factors: the example of Crohn disease
    C M Lewis
    Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, King s College London School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Med Genet 44:689-94. 2007
    ..Progress has been made in identifying mutations that confer susceptibility to complex diseases, with the prospect that these genetic risks might be used in determining individual disease risk...
  46. pmc Predictive genetic testing in children and adults: a study of emotional impact
    S Michie
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s Medical School, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    J Med Genet 38:519-26. 2001
    ....
  47. ncbi Fetal fibronectin test predicts delivery before 30 weeks of gestation in high risk women, but increases anxiety
    Andrew Shennan
    Maternal and Fetal Research Unit, Department of Women s Health, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London SE1 7EH, UK
    BJOG 112:293-8. 2005
    ..To assess efficacy of cervico-vaginal fetal fibronectin as a predictor of spontaneous preterm birth in a high risk antenatal population, and to evaluate the psychological impact of fetal fibronectin testing...
  48. ncbi Showing smokers with vascular disease images of their arteries to motivate cessation: a pilot study
    Lion Shahab
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:275-83. 2007
    ..To examine the potential impact of visual personalized biomarker feedback on intention to stop smoking and to evaluate possible underlying causal pathways...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. doi Antenatal screening for haemoglobinopathies in primary care: a cohort study and cluster randomised trial to inform a simulation model. The Screening for Haemoglobinopathies in First Trimester (SHIFT) trial
    E Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-160. 2010
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  51. ncbi Long-term cognitive and emotional impact of genetic testing for carriers of cystic fibrosis: the effects of test result and gender
    T M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, United Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 16:51-62. 1997
    ..The greater impact of testing on women may reflect gender differences in appraisal or in coping with the threat of being a carrier for a genetic disorder...
  52. ncbi Will genetic testing for predisposition for disease result in fatalism? A qualitative study of parents responses to neonatal screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia
    V Senior
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s King s College Hospital Medical and Dental School King s College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 48:1857-60. 1999
    ..to describe parents' perceptions of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), an inherited predisposition to heart disease, following population-based neonatal screening...
  53. ncbi Informed choice to undergo prenatal screening: a comparison of two hospitals conducting testing either as part of a routine visit or requiring a separate visit
    E Dormandy
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    J Med Screen 9:109-14. 2002
    ..It is not known which of two common methods of conducting prenatal screening best facilitate women making informed choices...
  54. ncbi Why don't health professionals check patient understanding? A questionnaire-based study
    Holly Baker
    Department of Psychology, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:380-5. 2007
    ..The study suggests that the ability and willingness of healthcare professionals to use simple communication skills may have been overestimated and training needs to target skills as well as beliefs about the effectiveness of using them...
  55. ncbi Perceptions of multiple risk factors for heart attacks
    D P French
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Kings College London, Guys Hospital, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 87:681-7. 2000
    ..This finding may reflect respondents' beliefs or the insensitivity of this paper-and-pencil method in detecting synergistic effects...
  56. pmc Delay between pregnancy confirmation and sickle cell and [corrected] thalassaemia screening: a population-based cohort study
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:154-9. 2008
    ..Antenatal sickle cell and thalassaemia screening sometimes occurs too late to allow couples a choice regarding termination of affected fetuses. The target gestational age for offering the test in the UK is 10 weeks...
  57. ncbi Increasing knowledge about a screening test: preliminary evaluation of a structured, chart-based, screener presentation
    Holly Baker
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 52:55-9. 2004
    ..Overall knowledge was high. For women with lower levels of education, the structured presentation resulted in significantly higher levels of knowledge than the standard presentation only...
  58. ncbi Promoting patient participation in consultations: a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of three patient-focused interventions
    Jane Kidd
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, 4th Floor, Patterson Center, 20 South Wharf Road, London W2 1PD, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 52:107-12. 2004
    ..There was no difference in diabetic control. These results suggest that simple brief patient-focused interventions do not change patient behaviour in medical outpatient consultations...
  59. ncbi The impact of personal and social comparison information about health risk
    David P French
    University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 9:187-200. 2004
    ..To examine the emotional and cognitive impact of personal and social comparison information about health risk...
  60. pmc Psychological impact of human papillomavirus testing in women with borderline or mildly dyskaryotic cervical smear test results: cross sectional questionnaire study
    Esther Maissi
    Health Psychology Section, Psychology Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE1 9RT
    BMJ 328:1293. 2004
    ..To describe the psychological impact on women of being tested for human papillomavirus (HPV) when smear test results are borderline or mildly dyskaryotic...
  61. ncbi The motivating impact of informing women smokers of a link between smoking and cervical cancer: the role of coherence
    Sue Hall
    Department of Psychology, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 23:419-24. 2004
    ..Leventhal et al.'s (1997) self-regulatory model, which suggests that motivation to change behavior depends not only on perceiving a threat but also on having a coherent model linking the behavior with the threat...
  62. doi Payment to look after health: Incentive mechanisms require deeper understanding
    Richard E Ashcroft
    BMJ 337:a1135. 2008
  63. doi Informed choice to undergo prenatal screening for thalassemia: a description of written information given to pregnant women in Europe and beyond
    Ananda Van den Heuvel
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 28:727-34. 2008
    ..To investigate whether prenatal screening for thalassemia is presented as a choice, and how the condition is described in written information given to pregnant women in different countries...
  64. doi Evaluation of an informed choice invitation for type 2 diabetes screening
    Ian Kellar
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 72:232-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate an innovative invitation designed to facilitate informed choices for undergoing screening for type 2 diabetes...
  65. ncbi Women and health care professionals' preferences for Down's Syndrome screening tests: a conjoint analysis study
    Amanda J Bishop
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, UK
    BJOG 111:775-9. 2004
    ..To describe and compare women and health care professionals' preferences for Down's Syndrome screening tests with different test characteristics...
  66. ncbi Increasing readiness to stop smoking in women undergoing cervical screening: evaluation of two leaflets
    Sue Hall
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:821-6. 2003
    ..The impact on smoking cessation of combining such information with advice from health professionals conducting cervical screening needs to be evaluated...
  67. ncbi Informed choice: understanding knowledge in the context of screening uptake
    Susan Michie
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:247-53. 2003
    ..Knowledge was not associated with uptake, attitude, or the extent to which uptake was consistent with women's attitudes towards undergoing the test...
  68. ncbi Variation in uptake of serum screening: the role of service delivery
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 22:67-9. 2002
    ..Given the consensus that undergoing screening should be the result of an informed choice, further research is needed to determine which methods of offering serum screening facilitate and which impede informed choice...
  69. ncbi Perceptions of risk of cervical cancer and attitudes towards cervical screening: a comparison of smokers and non-smokers
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Fam Pract 19:18-22. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare smokers' and non-smokers' perceptions of risks of cervical cancer and attitudes towards cervical screening...
  70. ncbi Predictive genetic testing: high risk expectations in the face of low risk information
    Susan Michie
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, United Kingdom
    J Behav Med 25:33-50. 2002
    ..Attendance for health screening may be influenced by people's perception of the accuracy of genetic tests that they have undergone. Future research should investigate test presentation and influences on test perception...
  71. ncbi Psychological impact of the detection of soft markers on routine ultrasound scanning: a pilot study investigating the modifying role of information
    Melanie S Watson
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Kings College London, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 22:569-75. 2002
    ..To determine the impact on maternal anxiety of detecting a soft marker, and the association between anxiety and the information given during the scan...
  72. ncbi The multi-dimensional measure of informed choice: a validation study
    Susan Michie
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:87-91. 2002
    ..Replication of this finding in other groups, facing other decisions, with other outcomes, should be assessed in future research...
  73. ncbi Predictive genetic testing: mediators and moderators of anxiety
    Susan Michie
    University College, London, UK
    Int J Behav Med 9:309-21. 2002
    ..This has implications for the practice of genetic counseling...
  74. ncbi Measuring perceptions of synergistic circulatory disease risk due to smoking and the oral contraceptive pill
    David P French
    GKT School of Medicine, London, UK
    Risk Anal 22:1139-51. 2002
    ..This convergence of results from different methods suggests that all three methods of measurement employed, which all had a large number of response options, may be valid...
  75. ncbi Likelihood of attending bowel screening after a negative genetic test result: the possible influence of health professionals
    Susan Michie
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Genet Test 6:307-11. 2002
    ..If this is the case, training in communication may change patients' perceptions and, in turn, their behavioral intentions and actions following a negative test result...
  76. ncbi Understanding why negative genetic test results sometimes fail to reassure
    Susan Michie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet A 119:340-7. 2003
    ..It may be that eliciting and, when appropriate, changing people's representations prior to testing may enable those receiving negative results to be more reassured about their residual risk...
  77. ncbi Health professionals' reports of information given to parents following the prenatal diagnosis of sex chromosome anomalies and outcomes of pregnancies: a pilot study
    Sue Hall
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals Medical and Dental School, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 23:535-8. 2003
    ..To examine the association between the information health professionals report providing parents about sex chromosome anomalies (SCAs) and the outcomes of affected pregnancies...
  78. ncbi Increasing screening uptake amongst those intending to be screened: the use of action plans
    Susan Michie
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 55:218-22. 2004
    ..Asking women who intend to undergo screening to make an action plan does not increase screening uptake. This result raises doubts about introducing simple action plans in a clinical situation as an effective means of changing behaviour...
  79. pmc Health behavior changes after genetic risk assessment for Alzheimer disease: The REVEAL Study
    Serena Chao
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics Section Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:94-7. 2008
    ..Despite lack of preventive measures for AD, knowledge of APOE genotype, numerical lifetime risk, or both, influences health behavior...
  80. ncbi Uptake of a prenatal screening test: the role of healthcare professionals' attitudes towards the test
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 24:864-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between healthcare professionals' attitudes towards prenatal Down syndrome screening and screening uptake in the women who consult them...
  81. ncbi Development of a measure of informed choice suitable for use in low literacy populations
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 66:278-95. 2007
    ..The measure comprises (a) knowledge about the test and (b) attitudes towards undergoing the test. Responses to (a) and (b) together with information on test uptake, are used to classify choices as informed or uninformed...
  82. ncbi Can genetic risk information enhance motivation for smoking cessation? An analogue study
    Alison J Wright
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Health Psychol 25:740-52. 2006
    ..Intentions to attend the session were negatively associated with SE for smokers in the lower risk groups. Implications for using genetic risk information to motivate smoking cessation are discussed...
  83. ncbi A short report: survey of practice nurses' attitudes towards giving smoking cessation advice
    Sue Hall
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, Health Psychology Section
    Fam Pract 22:614-6. 2005
    ..Although practice nurses play an important role in implementing smoking cessation strategies in primary care, relatively little is known of their attitudes and beliefs about giving smoking cessation advice...
  84. ncbi Attitudes towards sex selection for non-medical reasons: a review
    Sue Hall
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:619-26. 2006
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  85. ncbi Personal and social comparison information about health risk: reaction to information and information search
    David P French
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:497-510. 2006
    ..These results indicate the importance of providing unambiguous information, information about how to control a threat and information people want...
  86. ncbi Communicating risk information in genetic counseling: an observational study
    Susan Michie
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Department of Psychology, University College London, London
    Health Educ Behav 32:589-98. 2005
    ..Because patients did not respond to 43% of risk communications, there is a concern that patients may make decisions without understanding the risks involved...
  87. ncbi Does changing the order of threat and efficacy information influence the persuasiveness of threat messages?
    Sue Hall
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:333-43. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of changing the conventional threat-before-efficacy order of threat messages on the persuasiveness of a leaflet informing women smokers of the link between smoking and cervical cancer...
  88. ncbi Maternal anxiety following newborn hearing screening: the moderating role of knowledge
    Rachel Crockett
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Med Screen 13:20-5. 2006
    ..To describe the impact upon maternal anxiety of newborn hearing screening and examine the Possible moderating role of knowledge...
  89. ncbi Informed choice in antenatal Down syndrome screening: a cluster-randomised trial of combined versus separate visit testing
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology, at Guy s, Health Psychology Section Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 61:56-64. 2006
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  90. ncbi The psychological costs of inadequate cervical smear test results: three-month follow-up
    David P French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Psychooncology 15:498-508. 2006
    ..Concern was strongly predicted by dissatisfaction with information provided about inadequate smear test results. These results underscore the need to improve communication about inadequate cervical smear test results...
  91. ncbi A comparison of Australian and UK obstetricians' and midwives' preferences for screening tests for Down syndrome
    Sharon M Lewis
    Public Health Genetics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Prenat Diagn 26:60-6. 2006
    ..To establish and compare obstetricians' and midwives' preferences for hypothetical prenatal screening tests for Down syndrome...
  92. ncbi Undergoing prenatal screening for Down's syndrome: presentation of choice and information in Europe and Asia
    Sue Hall
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, London, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:563-9. 2007
    ..This variation may reflect cultural differences in attitudes to informed choice or a failure to facilitate informed choice in practice. More detailed studies are needed to explore this further...
  93. ncbi Increasing women's intentions to stop smoking following an abnormal cervical smear test result
    Amanda J Bishop
    Health Psychology Section at Guy s, Psychology Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Prev Med 41:179-85. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the impact of two leaflets upon intentions to stop smoking in the next month in women receiving abnormal cervical smear test results...
  94. doi Cultural variation in values attached to informed choice in the context of prenatal diagnosis
    Ananda Van den Heuvel
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:99-102. 2008
    ..This raises questions as to whether it is beneficial - and indeed appropriate - to recommend facilitating informed choices in countries where this is not a dominant value...
  95. pmc Social patterning of screening uptake and the impact of facilitating informed choices: psychological and ethical analyses
    Rachel Crockett
    Psychology Department at Guys, Section of Health Psychology, King s College London, 5th Floor Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Health Care Anal 16:17-30. 2008
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of the ethics of paternalism...
  96. ncbi The purpose of attributing cause: beliefs about the causes of myocardial infarction
    Davidp French
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1411-21. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to change causal attributions may be misguided, and may even be harmful...
  97. pmc Is attributing smoking to genetic causes associated with a reduced probability of quit attempt success? A cohort study
    Alison J Wright
    Health Psychology, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 102:1657-64. 2007
    ..This study examines whether attributing smoking to genetic influences is associated with reduced quitting and whether this effect is mediated by perceived control over smoking...
  98. ncbi Practice nurses' self-reported opportunistic smoking cessation advice in three contexts
    Sue Hall
    Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:941-5. 2007
    ..This study provides guidance on the potential barriers that need to be overcome to increase the frequency with which nurses give smoking cessation advice in the context of cervical screening...
  99. ncbi Low uptake of prenatal screening for Down syndrome in minority ethnic groups and socially deprived groups: a reflection of women's attitudes or a failure to facilitate informed choices?
    Elizabeth Dormandy
    Department of Psychology, Health Psychology Section, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:346-52. 2005
    ..e. not making an informed choice...
  100. ncbi Self-reported adherence to cholesterol-lowering medication in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia: the role of illness perceptions
    Victoria Senior
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, Guy s Medical School, King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 18:475-81. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study are to describe levels of adherence to cholesterol-lowering medication and to identify predictors of adherence in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH)...
  101. ncbi Genetic susceptibility testing versus family history-based risk assessment: Impact on perceived risk of Alzheimer disease
    Susan LaRusse
    Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Genet Med 7:48-53. 2005
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