M Dempster

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Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The factor structure of the revised Illness Perception Questionnaire in a population of oesophageal cancer survivors
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Psychooncology 21:524-30. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Psychological distress among survivors of esophageal cancer: the role of illness cognitions and coping
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Dis Esophagus 25:222-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Perceived Health Competence Scale in a UK primary care setting
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, UK
    Psychol Health Med 13:123-7. 2008
  4. pmc Measuring the health related quality of life of people with ischaemic heart disease
    M Dempster
    Health and Social Care Research Unit, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Heart 83:641-4. 2000
  5. doi request reprint Response shift in the assessment of quality of life among people attending cardiac rehabilitation
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Br J Health Psychol 15:307-19. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Psychological distress among family carers of oesophageal cancer survivors: the role of illness cognitions and coping
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Psychooncology 20:698-705. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Do changes in illness perceptions predict changes in psychological distress among oesophageal cancer survivors?
    Martin Dempster
    Queen s University Belfast, N Ireland
    J Health Psychol 16:500-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Psychological adjustment to Type 2 diabetes and relationship quality
    M Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast Western Health and Social Care Trust, Omagh Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 28:487-92. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Illness perceptions among carer-survivor dyads are related to psychological distress among Oesophageal cancer survivors
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 70:432-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Facing up to binge drinking: reducing binge drinking in adolescent males
    M Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN
    Br Dent J 201:587-90; discussion 578. 2006

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint The factor structure of the revised Illness Perception Questionnaire in a population of oesophageal cancer survivors
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Psychooncology 21:524-30. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Psychological distress among survivors of esophageal cancer: the role of illness cognitions and coping
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Dis Esophagus 25:222-7. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that cognition-based interventions could potentially be most effective in minimizing emotional distress among survivors of esophageal cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Perceived Health Competence Scale in a UK primary care setting
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, UK
    Psychol Health Med 13:123-7. 2008
    ..This range of self-efficacy assessment tools will ensure that psychologists can match the level of specificity of the measure of expectancy beliefs to the level of specificity of the outcome of interest...
  4. pmc Measuring the health related quality of life of people with ischaemic heart disease
    M Dempster
    Health and Social Care Research Unit, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Heart 83:641-4. 2000
    ..To inform researchers and clinicians about the most appropriate generic and disease specific measures of health related quality of life for use among people with ischaemic heart disease...
  5. doi request reprint Response shift in the assessment of quality of life among people attending cardiac rehabilitation
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Br J Health Psychol 15:307-19. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Psychological distress among family carers of oesophageal cancer survivors: the role of illness cognitions and coping
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Psychooncology 20:698-705. 2011
    ..The research aimed to determine the extent to which illness cognitions and coping explain psychological distress (fear of cancer recurrence, anxiety and depression symptoms) among family carers of survivors of oesophageal cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Do changes in illness perceptions predict changes in psychological distress among oesophageal cancer survivors?
    Martin Dempster
    Queen s University Belfast, N Ireland
    J Health Psychol 16:500-9. 2011
    ..Findings suggested that enhancing control cognitions and encouraging a positive focus coping strategy may be important in improving psychological health...
  8. doi request reprint Psychological adjustment to Type 2 diabetes and relationship quality
    M Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast Western Health and Social Care Trust, Omagh Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 28:487-92. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between psychological adjustment to Type 2 diabetes and the reported quality and type of relationships with partners...
  9. doi request reprint Illness perceptions among carer-survivor dyads are related to psychological distress among Oesophageal cancer survivors
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 70:432-9. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Facing up to binge drinking: reducing binge drinking in adolescent males
    M Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN
    Br Dent J 201:587-90; discussion 578. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an orofacial trauma-based brief intervention, designed to raise adolescent males' awareness about the immediate dangers of binge drinking...
  11. ncbi request reprint How well do elderly people complete individualised quality of life measures: an exploratory study
    M Dempster
    Health and Social Care Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Qual Life Res 9:369-75. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Selecting a measure of health related quality of life
    M Dempster
    Health and Social Care Research Unit, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Soc Work Health Care 32:45-56. 2000
    ..The paper will assist social workers to make an informed choice about measures of health-related quality of life...
  13. pmc The validity of the MacNew Quality of Life in heart disease questionnaire
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University, David Keir Building, 18 30 Malone Road Belfast, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:6. 2004
    ..However, there is ambiguity about the allocation of items to the three factors underlying the MacNew and the factor structure has not been confirmed previously among the people in the UK...
  14. ncbi request reprint The challenge of patients' unmet palliative care needs in the final stages of chronic illness
    D Fitzsimons
    Nursing Research and Development, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Palliat Med 21:313-22. 2007
    ..There is consensus in the literature that the end of life care for patients with chronic illness is suboptimal, but research on the specific needs of this population is limited...
  15. doi request reprint Patient anxiety and IV sedation in Northern Ireland
    O Hunt
    Centre for Dental Education, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BP
    Br Dent J 210:575-9. 2011
    ..However, there are no guidelines to aid the dental practitioner in assessing the patient's need for sedation based on their level of anxiety...
  16. pmc Right-left discrimination among medical students: questionnaire and psychometric study
    Gerard J Gormley
    Centre of Medical Education, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    BMJ 337:a2826. 2008
    ..To determine medical students' self awareness and ability to discriminate right from left; to identify characteristics associated with this ability; and to identify any techniques used to aid discrimination...
  17. doi request reprint Adjusting to life after esophagectomy: the experience of survivors and carers
    Noleen K McCorry
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 19:1485-94. 2009
    ..Peers could be an effective channel for the support of patients and carers...
  18. pmc Cardiac rehabilitation uptake following myocardial infarction: cross-sectional study in primary care
    Margaret E Cupples
    Centre of Excellence for Public Health NI, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Br J Gen Pract 60:431-5. 2010
    ..Policies suggest that primary care should be more involved in delivering cardiac rehabilitation. However, there is a lack of information about what is known in primary care regarding patients' invitation or attendance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Why people experiencing acute myocardial infarction delay seeking medical assistance
    Rosa Carney
    Regional Cardiology Unit, A Floor, Belfast City Hospital, BT9 7AB, Belfast, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:237-42. 2002
    ..A number of factors have been associated with delay, but there is little evidence regarding the predictive value of these indices...
  20. doi request reprint Perceptions of exercise among people who have not attended cardiac rehabilitation following myocardial infarction
    Noleen K McCorry
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J Health Psychol 14:924-32. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Surveying nursing students on their sources of stress: a validation study
    Chris Gibbons
    School of Nursing, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 5BN, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 29:867-72. 2009
    ..The test-retest reliability estimate was 0.8. While certain programme issues were associated with distress, placement-related experiences were the most important source of eustress...
  22. ncbi request reprint Index of sources of stress in nursing students: a confirmatory factor analysis
    Chris Gibbons
    School of Nursing, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:1095-1102. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study to test the proposed factor structure of the Index of Sources of Stress in Nursing Students...
  23. doi request reprint Stress and eustress in nursing students
    Chris Gibbons
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, UK
    J Adv Nurs 61:282-90. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to identify experiences that led to both distress and eustress and to make recommendations to help students cope with course demands...
  24. doi request reprint Exposure to "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland influences the clinical presentation of schizophrenia
    Ciaran Mulholland
    The Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, The Queen s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 102:278-82. 2008
    ..This study investigates the effect of exposure to "The Troubles" (the period of civil unrest from 1968 onwards) in Northern Ireland on symptomatology in people with schizophrenia...
  25. doi request reprint Stress, coping and satisfaction in nursing students
    Chris Gibbons
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J Adv Nurs 67:621-32. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Adjustment to inflammatory bowel disease: the relative influence of illness perceptions and coping
    Angela Dorrian
    Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, N Ireland
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:47-55. 2009
    ..The Common Sense Model (CSM) of illness representations was used in the current study to examine the relative contribution of illness perceptions and coping strategies in explaining adjustment to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do people with diabetes who need to talk want to talk?
    M Davies
    Clinical Psychology Department, Belfast City Hospital and School of Psychology, Queens University, Belfast, UK
    Diabet Med 23:917-9. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine whether people with diabetes who ask for psychological support are those who are experiencing clinically significant levels of psychological distress...
  28. doi request reprint Self-perception in overweight and obese children: a cross-sectional study
    N McCullough
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:357-64. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Rheumatologists' judgements about the efficacy of anti-TNF therapy in two neighbouring regions
    F Kee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:1407-13. 2005
    ..The study investigated the bearing this situation may have had on consultants' judgements in the respective areas...
  30. ncbi request reprint Rates of childhood trauma in a sample of patients with schizophrenia as compared with a sample of patients with non-psychotic psychiatric diagnoses
    Wendy Spence
    Homefirst Community Health and Social Services Trust, Antrim, Northern Ireland
    J Trauma Dissociation 7:7-22. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of manipulative therapy and interferential therapy for acute low back pain
    Deirdre A Hurley
    School of Physiotherapy, University College Dublin, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2207-16. 2004
    ..A multicenter assessor-blinded randomized clinical trial was conducted...
  32. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of the usage of spinal manipulative therapy techniques within a randomized clinical trial in acute low back pain
    Deirdre A Hurley
    School of Physiotherapy, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Man Ther 10:61-7. 2005
    ..However, the usage of manipulation techniques was considerably higher than reported in physiotherapy surveys and may reflect the postgraduate training of trial therapists...