Colin Espie

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Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Insomnia: conceptual issues in the development, persistence, and treatment of sleep disorder in adults
    Colin A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Academic Centre, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0XH, Scotland
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:215-43. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical effectiveness trial of nurse-administered small-group cognitive behavior therapy for persistent insomnia in general practice
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Research Laboratory, Southern General Hospital, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 30:574-84. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral treatment of insomnia:update of the recent evidence (1998-2004)
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 29:1398-414. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep studies of adults with severe or profound mental retardation and epilepsy
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 103:47-59. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint The attention-intention-effort pathway in the development of psychophysiologic insomnia: a theoretical review
    Colin A Espie
    Sleep Research Laboratory, Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    Sleep Med Rev 10:215-45. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Understanding insomnia through cognitive modelling
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Sleep Med 8:S3-8. 2007
  7. pmc Towards an improved neuropsychology of poor sleep?
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 31:591-2. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Randomized controlled clinical effectiveness trial of cognitive behavior therapy compared with treatment as usual for persistent insomnia in patients with cancer
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, G51 4TF United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 26:4651-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the contribution of qualitative research to the study of quality of life in children and adolescents with epilepsy
    M J McEwan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, Glasgow, UK
    Seizure 13:3-14. 2004
  10. pmc Psychopathology in people with epilepsy and intellectual disability; an investigation of potential explanatory variables
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 OXH, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:1485-92. 2003

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Insomnia: conceptual issues in the development, persistence, and treatment of sleep disorder in adults
    Colin A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Academic Centre, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0XH, Scotland
    Annu Rev Psychol 53:215-43. 2002
    ..Common pathways for the action of cognitive-behavioral interventions are identified, and a research agenda is set for further conceptual and clinical study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical effectiveness trial of nurse-administered small-group cognitive behavior therapy for persistent insomnia in general practice
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Research Laboratory, Southern General Hospital, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 30:574-84. 2007
    ..This study investigates the clinical effectiveness and the feasibility of applying cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) methods for insomnia in primary care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral treatment of insomnia:update of the recent evidence (1998-2004)
    Charles M Morin
    Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 29:1398-414. 2006
    ..As with the original paper, this review was conducted by a task force commissioned by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in order to update its practice parameters on psychological and behavioral therapies for insomnia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep studies of adults with severe or profound mental retardation and epilepsy
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 103:47-59. 1998
    ..Sleep diaries completed by caregivers reveal lengthy sleep period times, especially among those with profound mental retardation. Possible explanations for these results and their implications were discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint The attention-intention-effort pathway in the development of psychophysiologic insomnia: a theoretical review
    Colin A Espie
    Sleep Research Laboratory, Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    Sleep Med Rev 10:215-45. 2006
    ..These may be applied concurrently with somatic measurements in future studies to better understand this common psycho-physiologic condition...
  6. doi request reprint Understanding insomnia through cognitive modelling
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Sleep Med 8:S3-8. 2007
    ..Further research is required to explore the cortical correlates of attention bias, investigate AIE as a potential causal mechanism of insomnia and examine AIE in other insomnia groups...
  7. pmc Towards an improved neuropsychology of poor sleep?
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 31:591-2. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Randomized controlled clinical effectiveness trial of cognitive behavior therapy compared with treatment as usual for persistent insomnia in patients with cancer
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, G51 4TF United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 26:4651-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical effectiveness of protocol-driven cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for insomnia, delivered by oncology nurses...
  9. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the contribution of qualitative research to the study of quality of life in children and adolescents with epilepsy
    M J McEwan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, Glasgow, UK
    Seizure 13:3-14. 2004
    ..A summary of both selected and excluded studies is presented and methodological limitations discussed. Recommendations for appropriate methodology for investigation of QOL issues in children and adolescents are given...
  10. pmc Psychopathology in people with epilepsy and intellectual disability; an investigation of potential explanatory variables
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 OXH, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:1485-92. 2003
    ..The aims of this study, therefore, were to identify reliable, epilepsy-specific predictors of psychiatric and behavioural disorder in these patients, and to investigate reliable predictors of carer stress...
  11. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on epilepsy in people with intellectual disabilities: comparison of family carer, staff carer and clinician score profiles on the Glasgow Epilepsy Outcome Scale (GEOS)
    Colin A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Seizure 12:195-202. 2003
    ....
  12. pmc "Stepped care": a health technology solution for delivering cognitive behavioral therapy as a first line insomnia treatment
    Colin A Espie
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Section of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G 51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 32:1549-58. 2009
    ..Ultimately, the challenge is for CBT to be delivered competently and effectively in diversified formats on a whole population basis. That is, it needs to become "scalable". This will require a robust approach to clinical governance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in people with epilepsy plus severe learning disabilities: a systematic analysis of predictors of daytime arousal and attention
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow, G12 0XH, UK
    Seizure 8:73-80. 1999
    ..Inter-ictal cognitive function appears to be mediated by a combination of organic, circadian (sleep wake), clinical and pharmacological factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the Glasgow Epilepsy Outcome Scale (GEOS): a new instrument for measuring concerns about epilepsy in people with mental retardation
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Epilepsia 42:1043-51. 2001
    ..To develop a measure for use with adults with epilepsy and mental retardation, capable of assessing both clinical and care concerns and of quantifying treatment outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting clinically significant response to cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia in general medical practice: analysis of outcome data at 12 months posttreatment
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:58-66. 2001
    ..Hypnotic using patients responded equally well to CBT, and demographic factors were of no significant predictive value. It is concluded that CBT is clinically and durably effective for persistent insomnia in routine practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy for chronic insomnia: implementation and evaluation of a sleep clinic in general medical practice
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    Behav Res Ther 39:45-60. 2001
    ..Results suggest that CBT administered by Health Visitors offers a clinically effective treatment for insomnia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Insomniacs' attributions. psychometric properties of the Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep Scale and the Sleep Disturbance Questionnaire
    C A Espie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow, UK
    J Psychosom Res 48:141-8. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of two existing attributional scales...
  18. ncbi request reprint Who is pre-occupied with sleep? A comparison of attention bias in people with psychophysiological insomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome and good sleepers using the induced change blindness paradigm
    Lauren M Marchetti
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Sleep Res 15:212-21. 2006
    ..The results also suggest that there may be an element of sleep preoccupation associated with DSPS. Results are discussed with reference to other experiments on attentional processing in insomnia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Attention bias for sleep-related stimuli in primary insomnia and delayed sleep phase syndrome using the dot-probe task
    Kenneth M A MacMahon
    University of Glasgow Sleep Research Laboratory, Section of Psychological Medicine, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 29:1420-7. 2006
    ..Control groups of good sleepers (GS) and individuals with delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS), a sleep disorder with no presumed cognitive pathway and, hence, no predicted association with attention bias, were included...
  20. doi request reprint Applying the quarter-hour rule: can people with insomnia accurately estimate 15-min periods during the sleep-onset phase?
    Lisa Harrow
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Sleep Res 19:19-26. 2010
    ..Suggestions for future research are provided and limitations of the current study discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a measure of the impact of epilepsy on a young person's quality of life: Glasgow epilepsy outcome scale for young persons (GEOS-YP)
    Kathryn H Townshend
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Dalnair St, Glasgow, G3 8SJ Scotland, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 12:115-23. 2008
    ..The goal of the work described here was to develop and validate a measure of the impact of epilepsy on an adolescent's quality of life that is based on direct exploration of the adolescent's views...
  22. doi request reprint Insomnia and health-related quality of life
    Simon D Kyle
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Faculty of Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland
    Sleep Med Rev 14:69-82. 2010
    ..Suggestions are made in relation to improving the quality of future research, and how to further shed light on the impact of insomnia - and treatment thereof - on both HRQoL and global quality of life...
  23. doi request reprint The development and impact of insomnia on cancer survivors: a qualitative analysis
    Leanne Fleming
    University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Psychooncology 19:991-6. 2010
    ..To conduct the first qualitative analysis of the development and impact of insomnia on a cohort of cancer survivors...
  24. doi request reprint "...Not just a minor thing, it is something major, which stops you from functioning daily": quality of life and daytime functioning in insomnia
    Simon D Kyle
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow Sleep Centre, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Behav Sleep Med 8:123-40. 2010
    ..Important novel data were generated on the proximal and distal impact of insomnia, indicating that chronically disturbed sleep can seriously limit overall QoL...
  25. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of hypnosis in the reduction of procedural pain and distress in pediatric oncology: a systematic review
    Matt R Wild
    Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:207-13. 2004
    ..However, there is sufficient evidence to justify larger-scale, appropriately controlled studies. A number of recommendations are made regarding future research...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and psychosocial development in adolescents with epilepsy: a qualitative investigation using focus group methods
    M J McEwan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Seizure 13:15-31. 2004
    ..No significant age-related differences in issues were identified. A conceptual model representing these findings is presented and clinical implications and suggestions for future research are reported...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related attentional bias in good, moderate, and poor (primary insomnia) sleepers
    Barry T Jones
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:249-58. 2005
    ..A possible bias in moderate sleepers was also revealed. It is suggested that attentional bias has a role in the perpetuation and possibly precipitation of primary insomnia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of measures of the insomnia experience: a comparative study of psychophysiologic insomnia, insomnia associated with mental disorder and good sleepers
    Linda Kohn
    University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Sleep 28:104-12. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Towards a valid, reliable measure of sleep effort
    Niall M Broomfield
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Sleep Res 14:401-7. 2005
    ..The clinical and research value of the new scale is discussed and future research directions are described...
  30. doi request reprint The impact of childhood epilepsy on quality of life: a qualitative investigation using focus group methods to obtain children's perspectives on living with epilepsy
    Catriona Moffat
    Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 14:179-89. 2009
    ..No significant age-related differences were found. A conceptual model illustrates these findings, and comparisons are made to previous research with adolescents using similar methodology...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of subjective arousal during the pre-sleep period in primary sleep-onset insomnia and normal sleepers
    Jennifer A Robertson
    University of Glasgow Sleep Research Laboratory, Glasgow, UK
    J Sleep Res 16:230-8. 2007
    ..These results support the tenet of conditioned mental arousal to the bedroom, although competing explanations cannot be ruled out. Results are discussed with reference to extant insomnia models...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and psychometric properties of the Glasgow Depression Scale for people with a Learning Disability. Individual and carer supplement versions
    Fiona M Cuthill
    University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:347-53. 2003
    ..There is no reliable and valid self-report measure of depressive symptoms for people with learning disabilities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the Glasgow Content of Thoughts Inventory (GCTI): a new measure for the assessment of pre-sleep cognitive activity
    Karen J Harvey
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:409-20. 2004
    ..To develop a self-report measure (the Glasgow Content of Thoughts Inventory [GCTI]) for the assessment of pre-sleep cognitive activity in adults with sleep-onset insomnia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Attentional bias in people with acute versus persistent insomnia secondary to cancer
    Lynne M Taylor
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Behav Sleep Med 1:200-12. 2003
    ..Results suggest that secondary, sleep-related mental preoccupation may inhibit recovery to normal sleep after stress-related acute sleep disturbance. Findings are discussed in relation to current models of insomnia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Insomniacs' reported use of CBT components and relationship to long-term clinical outcome
    Linda Harvey
    University of Glasgow, Department of Psychological Medicine, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:75-83. 2002
    ..There are methodological limitations to this type of post hoc analysis, nevertheless, these results being derived from a large patient outcome series raise important issues both for research and clinical practice...
  36. doi request reprint Sleep problems in children with neurological disorders
    Liam Dorris
    Fraser of Allander Neurosciences Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK
    Dev Neurorehabil 11:95-114. 2008
    ..The review draws both on the literature in these areas and the extensive clinical experience of the authors...
  37. doi request reprint Do sleep difficulties exacerbate deficits in sustained attention following traumatic brain injury?
    Imogen L M Bloomfield
    Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:17-25. 2010
    ..This study supports the use of measures that capture specific components of attention rather than global measures of attention, and highlights the importance of assessing and treating sleep problems in brain injury rehabilitation...
  38. doi request reprint Metacognitive beliefs in primary insomnia: developing and validating the Metacognitions Questionnaire--Insomnia (MCQ-I)
    Joanne Waine
    University of Glasgow Sleep Research Laboratory, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:15-23. 2009
    ..Test-retest reliability is good. Face, concurrent, construct and discriminant validity, scale sensitivity and specificity are all acceptable. Further research with larger primary insomnia and normal sleeper samples is now required...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of procedures for the differential diagnosis of epileptic and non-epileptic seizures: a systematic review
    Fiona M Cuthill
    Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0XH, UK
    Seizure 14:293-303. 2005
    ..Non-epileptic seizures (NES) present a considerable challenge in clinical practice. This paper reviews published evidence for the reliability of a number of procedures for the differential diagnosis of NES and epilepsy...
  40. doi request reprint A cohort study of the prevalence of sleep problems in adults with intellectual disabilities
    Ainslie Boyle
    Section of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Sleep Res 19:42-53. 2010
    ..The results suggest that there is a need to further examine the relationship between sleep problems and co-morbid health problems, which would inform the development of interventions, and trials of their efficacy...
  41. ncbi request reprint The sleep of remitted bipolar outpatients: a controlled naturalistic study using actigraphy
    Audrey Millar
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0XH, UK
    J Affect Disord 80:145-53. 2004
    ..However, this is the first study to compare remitted bipolar subjects with controls on actigraphic and subjective sleep parameters in a naturalistic setting over 5 nights...
  42. ncbi request reprint Derivation of research diagnostic criteria for insomnia: report of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine Work Group
    Jack D Edinger
    VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Sleep 27:1567-96. 2004
    ..This report outlines the WG's findings, the insomnia RDC derived, and research assessment procedures the WG recommends for identifying study participants who meet these RDC...

Research Grants3

  1. Attention Bias as an Etiologic Factor in Primary and Secondary Insomnia
    Colin Espie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..diagnosis). ..
  2. Attention Bias as an Etiologic Factor in Primary and Secondary Insomnia
    COLIN ALEXANDER ESPIE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..diagnosis). ..