Affiliation: University of London
- First steps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) program compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuseJacqueline Barnes
Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
Trials 14:285. 2013..Each group comprises 8 to 12 women with similar expected delivery dates and their partners. Its implementation has been established but there is no evidence of its effectiveness...
- Neighborhood characteristics and mental health: the relevance for mothers of infants in deprived English neighborhoodsJacqueline Barnes
Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1243-9. 2011..The aim of the study is to investigate relations between multiple neighborhood factors (observations, interviewer ratings, UK Census data) and maternal mental-health problems...
- The utility of volunteer home-visiting support to prevent maternal depression in the first year of lifeJ Barnes
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
Child Care Health Dev 35:807-16. 2009..The support is not structured and both the frequency and content of visits may vary...
- Providing the family-nurse partnership programme through interpreters in EnglandJacqueline Barnes
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Health Soc Care Community 19:382-91. 2011..Some stress was noted for nurses delivering the programme with an interpreter. More research is needed to determine the extent to which interpreters accurately convey the programme's strength-based approach...
- The influence of assisted reproduction on family functioning and children's socio-emotional development: results from a European studyJ Barnes
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck College, University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, UK
Hum Reprod 19:1480-7. 2004..Some authors have suggested that it may contribute to more family stress than IVF...
- Disadvantaged but different: variation among deprived communities in relation to child and family well-beingJacqueline Barnes
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:952-62. 2005..To evaluate the implementation, impact, and cost-effectiveness of SSLPs, or other area-based initiatives, it is important to consider ways in which they can be grouped meaningfully according to these patterns...
- Laterality in five-year-olds conceived by intracytoplasmic sperm injection, standard in vitro fertilisation and natural conception: a European studyA G Sutcliffe
Department of Child Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
BJOG 112:1397-401. 2005..To assess laterality in a group of European children conceived with the help of assisted reproductive therapy, or naturally conceived...
- The influence of different forms of early childcare on children's emotional and behavioural development at school entryA Stein
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Child Care Health Dev 39:676-87. 2013..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine, in a large representative English sample, the influence of different forms of childcare on children's behavioural and emotional development around the age of school entry...
- Variation in community intervention programmes and consequences for children and families: the example of Sure Start Local ProgrammesEdward Melhuish
Institute for the Study of Children Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:543-51. 2007..A national evaluation examined the links between variation in programme implementation and effectiveness...
- Effects of Sure Start local programmes on children and families: early findings from a quasi-experimental, cross sectional studyJay Belsky
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1B 3RA
BMJ 332:1476. 2006..To evaluate the effects of Sure Start local programmes (SSLPs) on children and their families. To assess whether variations in the effectiveness of SSLPs are due to differences in implementation...
- Early experiences and their relationship to maternal eating disorder symptoms, both lifetime and during pregnancyR Senior
Leopold Muller Centre for Child and Family Mental Health, London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 187:268-73. 2005..There is some evidence that early sexual abuse is an aetiological factor for eating disorder. However, there is sparse information from large-scale, non-clinical studies...
- A comparison of father-infant interaction between primary and non-primary care giving fathersS N Lewis
Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
Child Care Health Dev 35:199-207. 2009..This study examined the socio-demographic characteristics and attitudes of primary care giving fathers and non-primary care giving fathers and the quality of their interaction with their infants...
- Effects of fully-established Sure Start Local Programmes on 3-year-old children and their families living in England: a quasi-experimental observational studyEdward Melhuish
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
Lancet 372:1641-7. 2008..We therefore investigated whether SSLPs affect the wellbeing of 3-year-old children and their families...
- Onset and progression of pathologic atrophy in Huntington disease: a longitudinal MR imaging studyN Z Hobbs
Dementia Research Centre and Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, UK
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1036-41. 2010..This may prove useful in assessing disease-modifying treatments. We investigated how caudate and global volumes change as HD progresses from premanifest to early disease...
- Memory complaints and increased rates of brain atrophy: risk factors for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's diseaseH A Archer
Dementia Research Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1119-26. 2010..To determine rates of cerebral atrophy in individuals with symptoms of memory loss but no objective cognitive impairment (SNCI) and their association with future cognitive decline...
- Parental attitudes toward disclosure of the mode of conception to their child conceived by in vitro fertilizationCatherine Peters
Department of Community Child Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, United Kingdom
Fertil Steril 83:914-9. 2005....
- Parent-infant interaction: a growth model approachLars Erik Malmberg
Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK
Infant Behav Dev 30:615-30. 2007....
- Borderline personality symptomatology and sexual impulsivityRandy A Sansone
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
Int J Psychiatry Med 38:53-60. 2008..However, little empirical research has been undertaken to confirm and/or define the nature of sexual impulsivity in patients with BPD, which is the focus of the present study...
- Factors predicting communication about the diagnosis of maternal breast cancer to childrenJacqueline Barnes
Leopold Muller Centre for Child and Family Mental Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
J Psychosom Res 52:209-14. 2002..To identify factors influencing mothers' communication with their children about their diagnosis and initial treatment...