Tamsin Ford

Summary

Affiliation: Peninsula Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc 'Talking a different language': an exploration of the influence of organizational cultures and working practices on transition from child to adult mental health services
    Susan McLaren
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:254. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Can standardized diagnostic assessment be a useful adjunct to clinical assessment in child mental health services? A randomized controlled trial of disclosure of the Development and Well-Being Assessment to practitioners
    Tamsin Ford
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:583-93. 2013
  3. pmc Supporting teachers and children in schools: the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Incredible Years teacher classroom management programme in primary school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial, with parallel economic and process eval
    Tamsin Ford
    Child Mental Health Research Group, University of Exeter Medical School, Vesey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:719. 2012
  4. pmc Transitions of care from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to Adult Mental Health Services (TRACK Study): a study of protocols in Greater London
    Swaran P Singh
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:135. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Practitioner review: How can epidemiology help us plan and deliver effective child and adolescent mental health services?
    Tamsin Ford
    Institute of Health and Social Care, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Exeter, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:900-14. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of childhood psychopathology: independent predictors of change over three years
    Tamsin Ford
    Institute of Health Service Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Peninsula Medical School, St Luke s Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX2 2LU, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:953-61. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire Added Value Scores: evaluating effectiveness in child mental health interventions
    Tamsin Ford
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, St Luke s Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter EX2 8UT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:552-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Supportive interchanges and face-work as 'protective talk' in an online self-harm support forum
    Siobhan Sharkey
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Commun Med 9:71-82. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Ethical practice in internet research involving vulnerable people: lessons from a self-harm discussion forum study (SharpTalk)
    Siobhan Sharkey
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Med Ethics 37:752-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical illness in looked-after children: a cross-sectional study
    Alice Martin
    Department of Paediatrics, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Arch Dis Child 99:103-7. 2014

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc 'Talking a different language': an exploration of the influence of organizational cultures and working practices on transition from child to adult mental health services
    Susan McLaren
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:254. 2013
    ..Failure to manage and integrate transitional care effectively can lead to young people losing contact with health and social care systems, resulting in adverse effects on health, well-being and potential...
  2. doi request reprint Can standardized diagnostic assessment be a useful adjunct to clinical assessment in child mental health services? A randomized controlled trial of disclosure of the Development and Well-Being Assessment to practitioners
    Tamsin Ford
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:583-93. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Supporting teachers and children in schools: the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Incredible Years teacher classroom management programme in primary school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial, with parallel economic and process eval
    Tamsin Ford
    Child Mental Health Research Group, University of Exeter Medical School, Vesey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:719. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Transitions of care from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to Adult Mental Health Services (TRACK Study): a study of protocols in Greater London
    Swaran P Singh
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:135. 2008
    ..The TRACK study aims to identify factors which facilitate or impede effective transition from CAHMS to AMHS. This paper presents findings from a survey of transition protocols in Greater London...
  5. doi request reprint Practitioner review: How can epidemiology help us plan and deliver effective child and adolescent mental health services?
    Tamsin Ford
    Institute of Health and Social Care, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Exeter, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:900-14. 2008
    ..Academics are beginning to explore the use of structured measures developed for epidemiological studies in clinical assessment and outcome monitoring...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of childhood psychopathology: independent predictors of change over three years
    Tamsin Ford
    Institute of Health Service Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Peninsula Medical School, St Luke s Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX2 2LU, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:953-61. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire Added Value Scores: evaluating effectiveness in child mental health interventions
    Tamsin Ford
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, St Luke s Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter EX2 8UT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:552-8. 2009
    ..Routine outcome monitoring may improve clinical services but remains controversial, partly because the absence of a control group makes interpretation difficult...
  8. ncbi request reprint Supportive interchanges and face-work as 'protective talk' in an online self-harm support forum
    Siobhan Sharkey
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Commun Med 9:71-82. 2012
    ..In light of concerns about online support, the findings provide a new perspective on online peer-support for young people who self-harm...
  9. doi request reprint Ethical practice in internet research involving vulnerable people: lessons from a self-harm discussion forum study (SharpTalk)
    Siobhan Sharkey
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Med Ethics 37:752-8. 2011
    ..The solutions presented here can act as guidance for researchers developing proposals and for ethics committees reviewing them...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical illness in looked-after children: a cross-sectional study
    Alice Martin
    Department of Paediatrics, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Arch Dis Child 99:103-7. 2014
    ..To compare the reported point prevalence of chronic physical illness among children looked after by local authorities with those living in their own homes...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of problematic child-teacher relationships on future psychiatric disorder: population survey with 3-year follow-up
    Iain A Lang
    University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:336-41. 2013
    ..Teacher-pupil relationships have been found to mediate behavioural, social and psychological outcomes for children at different ages according to teacher and child report, but most studies have been small...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis as a social determinant: the development of prosocial behaviour before and after an autism spectrum diagnosis
    Ginny Russell
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Exeter, UK
    Soc Sci Med 75:1642-9. 2012
    ..The implications of this for considering diagnosis as a social determinant are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of parent-reported ASD and ADHD in the UK: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Ginny Russell
    NIHR CLAHRC for the South West Peninsula PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:31-40. 2014
    ..004 (ASD); p = 0.01 (ADHD) remained strongly associated. The observed prevalence of parent-reported ASD is high compared to earlier UK and US estimates. Parent-reported ADHD is low compared to US estimates using the same measure. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing Recall in Mothers' Retrospective Reports: Concerns Over Children's Speech and Language Development
    Ginny Russell
    Institute of Health Services Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:825-30. 2014
    ..The study suggests caution is required when interpreting retrospective reports of abnormal child development as recall may be influenced by intervening events. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Social and behavioural outcomes in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders: a longitudinal cohort study
    Ginny Russell
    ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:735-44. 2012
    ..To compare social and behavioural outcomes between children formally diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with those of children who displayed autistic traits at preschool age, but remained undiagnosed as teenagers...
  16. ncbi request reprint The association of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with socioeconomic disadvantage: alternative explanations and evidence
    Ginny Russell
    ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society Egenis and Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 55:436-45. 2014
    ..We report further evidence for the association and review potential causal pathways that might explain the link...
  17. pmc The strengths and difficulties questionnaire as a predictor of parent-reported diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ginny Russell
    Institute of Health Services Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e80247. 2013
    ..A threshold of 0.03 produced model sensitivity and specificity of 79% and 93% respectively; AUC = 0.90 (95% CI, 0.86-0.95). The results support changes to DSM-5 removing exclusivity clauses. ..
  18. pmc Implementing health promotion in schools: protocol for a realist systematic review of research and experience in the United Kingdom (UK)
    Mark Pearson
    PenTAG, Institute of Health Services Research, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX2 4SG, UK
    Syst Rev 1:48. 2012
    ..Systematic reviews of the evidence of school-based interventions tend to be highly problem- or intervention- specific, thereby missing potential generic insights into implementation and effectiveness of such programmes across problems...
  19. doi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Everyday Feelings Questionnaire in a clinical population
    Joanna Mann
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    J Affect Disord 148:406-10. 2013
    ..The Everyday Feelings Questionnaire was designed to measure both these aspects. Its validity has been assessed in a nonclinical population. This project aims to assess the validity and reliability of the EFQ in a clinical population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of ongoing care for adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Claire Telford
    Health Economics Group, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:337-44. 2013
    ..There is a lack of data to quantify the economic burden of ADHD in the UK. The aim of this study was to estimate additional education, health and social care costs amongst adolescents in the UK diagnosed with ADHD...
  21. doi request reprint Membership and boundary maintenance on an online self-harm forum
    Janet Smithson
    University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 21:1567-75. 2011
    ..We consider implications for creating sites that enable young people who self-harm to become members and sustain membership, and therefore access support...
  22. ncbi request reprint The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders
    Tamsin Ford
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1203-11. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders and comorbidity in a large population-based sample of British children and adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorder among British children looked after by local authorities: comparison with children living in private households
    Tamsin Ford
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:319-25. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Mental health problems of children in the community: 18 month follow up
    Robert Goodman
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 324:1496-7. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Children's perceptions of neighbourhood trustworthiness and safety and their mental health
    Howard Meltzer
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1208-13. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine one aspect of social capital--perceived neighbourhood trust and safety in relation to childhood psychopathology...
  26. ncbi request reprint The children's services interview: validity and reliability
    Tamsin Ford
    Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:36-49. 2007
    ..The Children Service Interview was designed as a brief measure of service use related to mental health problems in Great Britain...
  27. pmc Parental concerns about their child's emotions and behaviour and referral to specialist services: general population survey
    Tamsin Ford
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 331:1435-6. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of child, family, school and neighbourhood correlates of childhood psychiatric disorder
    Tamsin Ford
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:487-96. 2004
    ..Our objective was to establish which correlates were independently associated with psychiatric disorder...
  29. doi request reprint Callous and unemotional traits in children and adolescents living in Great Britain
    Paul Moran
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:65-6. 2008
    ..Callous and unemotional traits are longitudinally associated with the level and impact of childhood psychiatric problems...
  30. pmc Child psychiatric disorder and relative age within school year: cross sectional survey of large population sample
    Robert Goodman
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 327:472. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that younger children in a school year are at greater risk of emotional and behavioural problems...