Julie A Chambers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stirling
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of measures assessing mothers' knowledge, attitudes, confidence and satisfaction towards breastfeeding
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
    Breastfeed Rev 15:17-25. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Stories of weight management: factors associated with successful and unsuccessful weight maintenance
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 17:223-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Attitudes towards the Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) versus the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for colorectal cancer screening: perceived ease of completion and disgust
    Julie A Chambers
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Cancer 16:96. 2015
  4. doi request reprint "My doctor has changed my pills without telling me": impact of generic medication switches in stroke survivors
    Julie A Chambers
    Division of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    J Behav Med 37:890-901. 2014
  5. pmc A pilot telephone intervention to increase uptake of breast cancer screening in socially deprived areas in Scotland (TELBRECS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Julie A Chambers
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, Stirling University, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:824. 2014
  6. doi request reprint A health assessment tool for multiple risk factors for obesity: psychometric testing and age differences in UK adults
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Obes Facts 1:227-36. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A health assessment tool for multiple risk factors for obesity: age and sex differences in the prediction of body mass index
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK4 9LA, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:298-307. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A health assessment tool for multiple risk factors for obesity: results from a pilot study with UK adults
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 62:79-88. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Improving adherence to medication in stroke survivors: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Ronan E O'Carroll
    Division of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Ann Behav Med 46:358-68. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Adherence to medication in stroke survivors: a qualitative comparison of low and high adherers
    Julie A Chambers
    University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 16:592-609. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of measures assessing mothers' knowledge, attitudes, confidence and satisfaction towards breastfeeding
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
    Breastfeed Rev 15:17-25. 2007
    ..There has been a tendency to develop new measures rather than evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of existing measures, particularly in different populations...
  2. doi request reprint Stories of weight management: factors associated with successful and unsuccessful weight maintenance
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 17:223-43. 2012
    ..Although behavioural interventions are successful in achieving short-term weight loss, most individuals regain most or all of their weight within a few years. Our aim was to investigate factors that can help in long-term weight maintenance...
  3. doi request reprint Attitudes towards the Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) versus the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) for colorectal cancer screening: perceived ease of completion and disgust
    Julie A Chambers
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Cancer 16:96. 2015
    ..The aim was to evaluate attitudes and intentions towards completing the FIT compared to the current FOBT for colorectal cancer screening...
  4. doi request reprint "My doctor has changed my pills without telling me": impact of generic medication switches in stroke survivors
    Julie A Chambers
    Division of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    J Behav Med 37:890-901. 2014
    ..6, 95% CI (1.6, 40.0)]. Changes to medication resulting from switching between generic brands can be associated with notable problems, including poorer medication adherence, for a significant minority...
  5. pmc A pilot telephone intervention to increase uptake of breast cancer screening in socially deprived areas in Scotland (TELBRECS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Julie A Chambers
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, Stirling University, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:824. 2014
    ..Research has suggested that reminders (telephone or letter) and brief, personalised interventions addressing barriers to attendance may be helpful in increasing uptake in low-income women...
  6. doi request reprint A health assessment tool for multiple risk factors for obesity: psychometric testing and age differences in UK adults
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Obes Facts 1:227-36. 2008
    ..This study psychometrically tested a previously piloted comprehensive measure of obesity risk factors, designed to assess their relative importance at individual and population levels...
  7. doi request reprint A health assessment tool for multiple risk factors for obesity: age and sex differences in the prediction of body mass index
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK4 9LA, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:298-307. 2010
    ..The higher-risk eating behaviour observed in younger participants is of concern and needs to be addressed, if the current trend of rising obesity levels is to be halted...
  8. ncbi request reprint A health assessment tool for multiple risk factors for obesity: results from a pilot study with UK adults
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 62:79-88. 2006
    ..This study piloted a measure of multiple risk factors for obesity, designed to assess their relative importance at individual and population levels...
  9. doi request reprint Improving adherence to medication in stroke survivors: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Ronan E O'Carroll
    Division of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Ann Behav Med 46:358-68. 2013
    ..Adherence to preventive medication is often poor, and current interventions have had limited success...
  10. doi request reprint Adherence to medication in stroke survivors: a qualitative comparison of low and high adherers
    Julie A Chambers
    University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 16:592-609. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate factors that may explain variance in adherence to medication in stroke patients. Design. A qualitative comparison of high and low adherers to medication...
  11. doi request reprint Anticipated regret to increase uptake of colorectal cancer screening (ARTICS): A randomised controlled trial
    Ronan E O'Carroll
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 142:118-27. 2015
    ..It can be concluded that, in those with low intentions, exposure to AR may be required to increase FOBT uptake. The current controlled trials are presented at the website www.controlled-trials.com (number: ISRCTN74986452). ..
  12. doi request reprint Improving medication adherence in stroke survivors: mediators and moderators of treatment effects
    Ronan E O'Carroll
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling
    Health Psychol 33:1241-50. 2014
    ..e., habitual responses) and reflective (i.e., beliefs and value systems) aspects of medication-taking behavior...
  13. doi request reprint Supporting breastfeeding mothers: qualitative synthesis
    Rhona J McInnes
    NMAHP Research Unit, University of Stirling, UK
    J Adv Nurs 62:407-27. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a synthesis of mothers' and healthcare professionals' experiences and perceptions of breastfeeding support...
  14. pmc Anticipated regret to increase uptake of colorectal cancer screening in Scotland (ARTICS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Ronan E O'Carroll
    Psychology, School of Natural Sciences, Stirling University, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:849. 2013
    ..Recent research has shown that asking people to consider the emotional consequences of not participating in screening (anticipated regret) can lead to a significant increase in screening uptake...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between trait vulnerability and anxiety and depressive diagnoses at long-term follow-up of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Julie A Chambers
    Department of Psychiatry, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 18:587-607. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that patients reporting high trait anxiety or NA may suffer from a chronic course of disorder and higher levels of comorbidity over the longer term...