Affiliation: University of Southampton
- Does brief telephone support improve engagement with a web-based weight management intervention? Randomized controlled trialLaura Dennison
University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 16:e95. 2014..The literature suggests that offering some degree of human support to website users may boost usage and outcomes...
- Opportunities and challenges for smartphone applications in supporting health behavior change: qualitative studyLaura Dennison
Academic Unit of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 15:e86. 2013..In particular, research on young adults is lacking, which is an unfortunate omission considering that this group comprises of a good number of mobile technology adoptors...
- Experiences of adjusting to early stage Multiple SclerosisLaura Dennison
University of Southampton, UK
J Health Psychol 16:478-88. 2011..Participants described disinclination towards involvement in the stigmatized world of MS. Findings have implications for sensitive services for people with MS and question acceptance as a marker of appropriate adaptation...
- Cognitive and behavioural correlates of different domains of psychological adjustment in early-stage multiple sclerosisLaura Dennison
Centre for the Clinical Applications of Health Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
J Psychosom Res 69:353-61. 2010..Psychological distress was hypothesised to be most strongly related to more general unhelpful cognitions about the self and emotions...
- A review of psychological correlates of adjustment in patients with multiple sclerosisLaura Dennison
Centre for Clinical Applications of Health Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Clin Psychol Rev 29:141-53. 2009..Implications for therapeutic interventions are discussed and a preliminary model of adjustment to MS is outlined. In light of the shortcomings of extant studies, suggestions for future research are offered...
- Change and processes of change within interventions to promote adjustment to multiple sclerosis: learning from patient experiencesLaura Dennison
a Academic Unit of Psychology, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Psychol Health 28:973-92. 2013....
- Cognitive behavioural therapy and psycho-education for chronic fatigue syndrome in young people: reflections from the families' perspectiveLaura Dennison
Centre for Clinical Applications of Health Psychology, University of Southampton, UK
Br J Health Psychol 15:167-83. 2010..This study sought to examine the under-researched question of the views and experiences of patients and families who take part...
- Protocol for the saMS trial (supportive adjustment for multiple sclerosis): a randomized controlled trial comparing cognitive behavioral therapy to supportive listening for adjustment to multiple sclerosisRona Moss-Morris
School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
BMC Neurol 9:45. 2009..Adjusting to the illness is therefore particularly challenging. This trial tests the effectiveness of a Cognitive Behavioural intervention compared to Supportive Listening to assist adjustment in the early stages of MS...
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy: what benefits can it offer people with multiple sclerosis?Laura Dennison
Centre for the Applications of Health Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, UK
Expert Rev Neurother 10:1383-90. 2010..Finally, we consider areas where CBT could potentially benefit people with multiple sclerosis in the future. Ongoing challenges in this field are discussed...
- Patients' views of receiving lessons in the Alexander technique and an exercise prescription for managing back pain in the ATEAM trialLucy Yardley
Centre for Applications of Health Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Fam Pract 27:198-204. 2010..Lessons in the Alexander Technique and exercise prescription proved effective for managing low back pain in primary care in a clinical trial...