Joy Adamson

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Help-seeking behaviour among people living with chronic hip or knee pain in the community
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Research and Development Centre, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:153. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: disability and education--the Madonna factor?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:365-7. 2007
  3. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for joint pain among men and women in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    J Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:520-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint 'Normal disruption': South Asian and African/Caribbean relatives caring for an older family member in the UK
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 60:37-48. 2005
  5. pmc Age and sex interaction in reported help seeking in response to chest pain
    Joy Adamson
    Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 58:318-23. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Culture and pain in the work place: the domain of occupational epidemiology?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1189-91. 2008
  7. pmc Exploring the impact of patient views on 'appropriate' use of services and help seeking: a mixed method study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e226-33. 2009
  8. pmc The psychosocial versus material hypothesis to explain observed inequality in disability among older adults: data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study
    Joy A Adamson
    University of York, York, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:974-80. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of assistant practitioners supporting the work of registered nurses in NHS acute hospital trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:50-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Allocation concealment: a methodological review
    Laura Clark
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:708-12. 2013

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Help-seeking behaviour among people living with chronic hip or knee pain in the community
    Carina A Thorstensson
    Research and Development Centre, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Oskarström, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:153. 2009
    ..This study explores the importance of several potential risk factors on help seeking across different practitioner groups, among adults living with chronic hip or knee pain in a large community sample...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: disability and education--the Madonna factor?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:365-7. 2007
  3. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for joint pain among men and women in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    J Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:520-4. 2006
    ..To examine the association between three modifiable risk factors (obesity, smoking, and alcohol consumption) and reported joint pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint 'Normal disruption': South Asian and African/Caribbean relatives caring for an older family member in the UK
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 60:37-48. 2005
    ..However, the participants also described highly disruptive elements to this change in the relationships. The paper attempts to consider the relationship between individual experiences, cultural factors and macro-social structures...
  5. pmc Age and sex interaction in reported help seeking in response to chest pain
    Joy Adamson
    Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 58:318-23. 2008
    ..There is a growing literature suggesting that access to cardiology services is affected by age. However, there is a dearth of studies that have considered age and sex in conjunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Culture and pain in the work place: the domain of occupational epidemiology?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1189-91. 2008
  7. pmc Exploring the impact of patient views on 'appropriate' use of services and help seeking: a mixed method study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e226-33. 2009
    ..There are commonly-held views relating to what constitutes appropriate and inappropriate use of finite NHS resources. However, very little is known about how and why such views have an impact on consultation patterns...
  8. pmc The psychosocial versus material hypothesis to explain observed inequality in disability among older adults: data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study
    Joy A Adamson
    University of York, York, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:974-80. 2006
    ..The possible mechanisms for explaining health inequality are subject to debate. This study considers the roles of psychosocial and material mechanisms in observed inequalities in disability among older people...
  9. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of assistant practitioners supporting the work of registered nurses in NHS acute hospital trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:50-6. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Allocation concealment: a methodological review
    Laura Clark
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:708-12. 2013
    ..The accurate reporting of the trial methodology and results is essential for accurate judgement on the quality of the research. This review aims to assess the impact of the adequacy of allocation concealment on treatment effect estimates...
  11. doi request reprint Acupuncture for depression: exploring model validity and the related issue of credibility in the context of designing a pragmatic trial
    Sylvia Schroer
    University of York, Health Sciences, York, UK
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:318-26. 2012
    ..Our aim was to develop a pragmatic trial that would have better model validity and credibility than trials to date in this clinical area...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mapping the introduction of assistant practitioner roles in acute NHS (hospital) trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, Area 2 Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Nurs Manag 17:615-26. 2009
    ..This mapping study describes current or planned introduction of assistant practitioner roles in English National Health Service Acute Hospital Trusts...
  13. pmc A randomised evaluation of CollAborative care and active surveillance for Screen-Positive EldeRs with sub-threshold depression (CASPER): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Natasha Mitchell
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Trials 12:225. 2011
    ..Less attention has been paid to those with mild disorders/sub-threshold depressive syndromes but these patients also suffer impairments in their quality of life and level of functioning...
  14. pmc Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia
    Carl A Thompson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Geriatr 7:18. 2007
    ..This review examines whether information and support interventions improve the quality of life of people caring for someone with dementia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K and the prevention of fractures: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Sarah Cockayne
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:1256-61. 2006
    ..Observational and some experimental data suggest that low intake of vitamin K may be associated with an increased risk of fracture...
  16. pmc Submission to multiple journals: a method of reducing time to publication?
    David J Torgerson
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 330:305-7. 2005
  17. doi request reprint Meaningful differences in maternal smoking behaviour during pregnancy: implications for infant behavioural vulnerability
    K E Pickett
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Area 3, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:318-24. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Poor reporting quality of key Randomization and Allocation Concealment details is still prevalent among published RCTs in 2011: a review
    Laura Clark
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:703-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper was to describe the reporting quality among a set of RCTs published in 2011 on methodological details essential to judging the adequacy of allocation concealment methods employed...
  19. pmc The influence of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain--a review of the literature
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Fam Pract 28:163-71. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the evidence for the impact of socio-demographic characteristics on consultation for back pain...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of postnatal depression: what can systematic reviews tell us?
    Rachel Mann
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, ARRC Building, 2nd Floor, Room, 202, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:295-305. 2010
    ..Systematic reviews provide a useful tool to summarise research, however little is known about the quantity and quality of existing systematic reviews of prevalence and incidence of PND...
  21. doi request reprint Designing an RCT of acupuncture for depression--identifying appropriate patient groups: a qualitative study
    Sylvia Schroer
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Fam Pract 26:188-95. 2009
    ..Aim. To identify subgroups of patients with depression who could be the focus of effectiveness trials...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronic diseases, locomotor activity limitation and social participation in older women: cross sectional survey of British Women's Heart and Health Study
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, 1st Floor Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Age Ageing 33:293-8. 2004
    ..To examine the association of chronic degenerative diseases with locomotor activity limitation and social participation among older British women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Short message service text messaging was feasible as a tool for data collection in a trial of treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
    Sally Brabyn
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:993-1000. 2014
    ..To examine the feasibility of collecting data relating to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), symptoms by short message service (SMS) text and explore the data to assess its usefulness...
  24. doi request reprint Patient safety in patients who occupy beds on clinically inappropriate wards: a qualitative interview study with NHS staff
    Lucy Goulding
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:218-24. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for depression: a critique of the evidence base
    Sylvia Schroer
    Health Sciences Department, ARRC Building, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    CNS Neurosci Ther 17:398-410. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Assuring the safety and effectiveness of new drugs: rigorous phase IV trials randomizing general practices to delayed access to new drugs
    Joy Adamson
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:56-9. 2012
    ..Given current computerization of practice records such an approach is feasible and likely to be cost-effective...
  27. doi request reprint Improving the effectiveness of interventions in palliative care: the potential role of qualitative research in enhancing evidence from randomized controlled trials
    Kate Flemming
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, York, UK
    Palliat Med 22:123-31. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint 'Questerviews': using questionnaires in qualitative interviews as a method of integrating qualitative and quantitative health services research
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:139-45. 2004
    ..Multi-method approaches are increasingly advocated in health services research (HSR). This paper examines the use of standardised self-completion questionnaires and questions, during in-depth interviews, a technique termed 'questerviews'...
  29. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of case-finding questions to identify perinatal depression
    Rachel Mann
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    CMAJ 184:E424-30. 2012
    ..We examined the diagnostic accuracy of these questions and of a third question about the need for help asked of women receiving perinatal care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of studies of causation (aetiology)
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Evid Based Nurs 7:36-40. 2004
  31. pmc Randomised controlled trial of food elimination diet based on IgG antibodies for the prevention of migraine like headaches
    Natasha Mitchell
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Nutr J 10:85. 2011
    ..Research suggests that food intolerance may be a precipitating factor for migraine like headaches...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of respite for caregivers of frail older people
    Anne Mason
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:290-9. 2007
    ..Given the increasing numbers of frail elderly people and the lack of up-to-date, good-quality evidence for all types of respite care, better-quality evidence is urgently needed to inform current policy and practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Review of randomised trials using the post-randomised consent (Zelen's) design
    Joy Adamson
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:305-19. 2006
    ..This paper reviews recent published trials using this method and describes the reasons authors gave for using the method, examines the crossover rates, and looks at the quality of identified trials...
  34. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities and disability in older men: prospective findings from the British regional heart study
    Shah Ebrahim
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:2109-20. 2004
    ..The likelihood of reporting disability between and within social class groups is influenced by material wealth...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association between measures of morbidity and locomotor disability: diagnosis alone is not enough
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, BS8 2PR Bristol, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1355-60. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Associations of socio-economic position and disability among older women in Britain and Jyväskylä, Finland
    Nina Rautio
    The Finnish Center for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, P O Box 35 Viveca, FIN 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 42:141-55. 2006
    ..The associations in the measures of socio-economic position and disability showed a slightly different pattern between the British and Finnish women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, socio-economic position and gender--do they affect reported health-care seeking behaviour?
    Joy Adamson
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, BS8 2PR Bristol, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:895-904. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Lay perceptions of a 'natural' menopause. Cross sectional study of the British Women's Heart and Health Study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    BJOG 109:1398-400. 2002
    ..We suggest that women whose periods stop 'naturally' (from a medical perspective) but at a relatively young age perceive this as unnatural and search for an explanation for the early cessation of their menses...
  39. ncbi request reprint Research in black and white
    Joy Adamson
    Joint Medical Research Council, Department of Health, University of Bristol, UK
    Qual Health Res 12:816-25. 2002
    ..The authors believe that qualitative research should be judged by the plausibility of the findings and by a critical evaluation of the way in which the research was conducted and the reflexivity of the researcher...