Affiliation: Lancaster University
- Training staff in enhanced relapse prevention for bipolar disorder: rates of uptake and measures of skill and confidenceFiona Lobban
Spectrum Centre, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA14YT, United Kingdom
Psychiatr Serv 60:702-6. 2009..This study examined the feasibility and effectiveness of training clinical staff in enhanced relapse prevention for people with bipolar disorder in routine services...
- A systematic review of randomised controlled trials of interventions reporting outcomes for relatives of people with psychosisFiona Lobban
Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, Lancaster University LA1 4YG, UK
Clin Psychol Rev 33:372-82. 2013..Alternative research designs need to be considered to evaluate more recent approaches which focus on family support, personalised to meet individual need, and offered as an integral part of complex clinical services...
- Bipolar Disorder is a two-edged sword: a qualitative study to understand the positive edgeFiona Lobban
Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, Lancaster University, UK
J Affect Disord 141:204-12. 2012..Bipolar Disorder (BD) can have highly detrimental effects on the lives of people with the diagnosis and those who care about them. However, growing evidence suggests that aspects of bipolar experiences are also highly valued by some people...
- Involving relatives in relapse prevention for bipolar disorder: a multi-perspective qualitative study of value and barriersSarah Peters
School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
BMC Psychiatry 11:172. 2011..This study explored the value and barriers of involving relatives in relapse prevention from the perspectives of service users, relatives and care-coordinators...
- Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of group psychoeducation versus group support in the maintenance of bipolar disorderRichard K Morriss
Psychiatry and Community Mental Health, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
BMC Psychiatry 11:114. 2011..The main objective of this trial is to determine whether curriculum based group psychoeducation is more clinically and cost effective than unstructured peer group support...
- Relatives Education And Coping Toolkit--REACT. Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of a supported self management package for relatives of people with recent onset psychosisFiona Lobban
Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YT, UK
BMC Psychiatry 11:100. 2011..We aim to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of providing and supporting a Relatives' Education and Coping Toolkit (REACT) for relatives of people with recent onset psychosis...
- Early warning signs checklists for relapse in bipolar depression and mania: utility, reliability and validityFiona Lobban
Spectrum Centre, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
J Affect Disord 133:413-22. 2011..This study describes the development of valid and reliable checklists required to assess these signs of depression and mania...
- Understanding factors influencing substance use in people with recent onset psychosis: A qualitative studyFiona Lobbana
Spectrum Centre, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Soc Sci Med 70:1141-7. 2010..These findings have clear implications for interventions at a number of levels to support young people using substances in early psychosis including public health messages, education and psychological therapies...
- Enhanced relapse prevention for bipolar disorder by community mental health teams: cluster feasibility randomised trialF Lobban
Spectrum Centre, Division of Health Research, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK
Br J Psychiatry 196:59-63. 2010..Relapse prevention for bipolar disorder increases time to relapse but is not available in routine practice...
- The views of relatives of young people with psychosis on how to design a Relatives Education And Coping Toolkit (REACT)Fiona Lobban
Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, UK
J Ment Health 20:567-79. 2011..Relatives of people with psychosis experience high levels of distress. Interventions are needed which can reduce distress and are widely available...