A G Harvey

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Cognitive behaviour therapy for primary insomnia: can we rest yet?
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Sleep Med Rev 7:237-62. 2003
  2. ncbi The management of unwanted pre-sleep thoughts in insomnia: distraction with imagery versus general distraction
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:267-77. 2002
  3. ncbi A qualitative investigation of the organization of traumatic memories
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 38:401-5. 1999
  4. ncbi A cognitive model of insomnia
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:869-93. 2002
  5. ncbi Acute stress disorder: a synthesis and critique
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 128:886-902. 2002
  6. ncbi Sleep and posttraumatic stress disorder: a review
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:377-407. 2003
  7. ncbi Cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:501-22. 2003
  8. ncbi Coexistence of posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury: towards a resolution of the paradox
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:663-76. 2003
  9. ncbi Catastrophic worry in primary insomnia
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:11-23. 2003
  10. ncbi The efficacy of a Pennebaker-like writing intervention for poor sleepers
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England
    Behav Sleep Med 1:115-24. 2003

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Publications38

  1. ncbi Cognitive behaviour therapy for primary insomnia: can we rest yet?
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Sleep Med Rev 7:237-62. 2003
    ..Directions for future research are outlined including (1) guidelines for improved RCT methodology and (2) suggestions for developing empirically grounded treatments...
  2. ncbi The management of unwanted pre-sleep thoughts in insomnia: distraction with imagery versus general distraction
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:267-77. 2002
    ..In addition, "imagery distraction" involved a very specific alternative cognitive task hence the operating process was given a feature positive search, conditions where mental control is likely to be achieved...
  3. ncbi A qualitative investigation of the organization of traumatic memories
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 38:401-5. 1999
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate the qualitative features of memory organization, dissociation and perception of threat in traumatic memories recalled by individuals with and without acute stress disorder (ASD)...
  4. ncbi A cognitive model of insomnia
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:869-93. 2002
    ..The literature providing preliminary support for the model is reviewed and the clinical implications and limitations discussed...
  5. ncbi Acute stress disorder: a synthesis and critique
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 128:886-902. 2002
    ..The available evidence indicates that alternative means of conceptualizing acute trauma reactions and identifying acutely traumatized people who are at risk of developing PTSD need to be considered...
  6. ncbi Sleep and posttraumatic stress disorder: a review
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:377-407. 2003
    ..Areas for future research are specified. In particular, a priority is to improve the methodology of the research conducted...
  7. ncbi Cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:501-22. 2003
    ..Finally, future directions are discussed. In particular, it is proposed that randomised controlled trials (RCT) of CBT for PTSD must be conducted with enhanced methodological rigour and public health relevance...
  8. ncbi Coexistence of posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury: towards a resolution of the paradox
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:663-76. 2003
    ..One resolution focuses on ambiguity in the criteria for diagnosing PTSD. The other involves accepting that TBI patients do experience similar symptoms to other PTSD patients, but that there are crucial differences in symptom content...
  9. ncbi Catastrophic worry in primary insomnia
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:11-23. 2003
    ..The limitations of the study, possibilities for future research, and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  10. ncbi The efficacy of a Pennebaker-like writing intervention for poor sleepers
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England
    Behav Sleep Med 1:115-24. 2003
    ..The results of this pilot study highlight the potential of research exploring the utility of a Pennebaker-style writing intervention for improving sleep...
  11. ncbi Pre-sleep cognitive activity: a comparison of sleep-onset insomniacs and good sleepers
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 39:275-86. 2000
    ..Pre-sleep cognitive activity has been implicated in the maintenance of sleep-onset insomnia. The present study aimed to investigate the focus of attention, content and characteristics of cognition during the pre-sleep period...
  12. ncbi Insomnia: symptom or diagnosis?
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:1037-59. 2001
    ..Finally, directions for future research to further illuminate the relationship between insomnia and comorbid disorders are discussed...
  13. ncbi Reconstructing trauma memories: a prospective study of "amnesic" trauma survivors
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, England
    J Trauma Stress 14:277-82. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that people reconstruct memories of trauma in the absence of complete encoding of the experience. Possible mechanisms for memory reconstruction are considered...
  14. ncbi The relationship between acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder: a 2-year prospective evaluation
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:985-8. 1999
    ..These findings indicate the importance of considering multiple pathways to the development of PTSD...
  15. ncbi Social anxiety and self-impression: cognitive preparation enhances the beneficial effects of video feedback following a stressful social task
    A G Harve
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 38:1183-92. 2000
    ..These results suggest that the therapeutic effects of video feedback can be enhanced by careful cognitive preparation which maximises the perceived discrepancy between self and video images...
  16. ncbi Suppressing and attending to pain-related thoughts in chronic pain patients
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 38:1117-24. 2000
    ..Suppressors experienced reduced pain-related thoughts during period 2. There was no immediate enhancement or delayed increase...
  17. ncbi Dissociative symptoms in acute stress disorder
    A G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Trauma Stress 12:673-80. 1999
    ..These findings suggest the need for a more refined conceptual and operational understanding of dissociative symptoms in the acute trauma stage...
  18. ncbi Two-year prospective evaluation of the relationship between acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder following mild traumatic brain injury
    A G Harvey
    School of Psychology, Unviersity of New South Wales, Sydney
    Am J Psychiatry 157:626-8. 2000
    ..To assess the ability of acute stress disorder to predict posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the relationship between acute stress disorder and PTSD over the 2 years following mild traumatic brain injury was determined...
  19. ncbi Sleep-related functioning in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder, patients with insomnia, and subjects without sleep problems
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:50-7. 2005
    ..The authors investigated sleep-related functioning in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder...
  20. pmc The influence of postnatal psychiatric disorder on child development. Is maternal preoccupation one of the key underlying processes?
    Alan Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Psychopathology 42:11-21. 2009
    ..This impairs the mother's parenting capacities and adversely affects mother-child interaction and child development...
  21. pmc A specific and rapid neural signature for parental instinct
    Morten L Kringelbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1664. 2008
    ..This has potentially important clinical applications in relation to postnatal depression, and could provide opportunities for early identification of families at risk...
  22. ncbi Monitoring for sleep-related threat: a pilot study of the Sleep Associated Monitoring Index (SAMI)
    Christina Neitzert Semler
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England
    Psychosom Med 66:242-50. 2004
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  23. ncbi An investigation of interpretive bias in insomnia: an analog study comparing normal and poor sleepers
    Melissa J Ree
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Sleep 29:1359-62. 2006
    ..Recent models of insomnia have highlighted the importance of cognitive processes. The aim of this study was to empirically evaluate whether an interpretive bias is present in poor sleepers...
  24. ncbi Identifying safety behaviors in insomnia
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:16-21. 2002
    ..The clinical implications of these findings and areas for further research are discussed...
  25. ncbi Pre-sleep imagery under the microscope: a comparison of patients with insomnia and good sleepers
    J Nelson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:273-84. 2003
    ..The results are discussed with reference to proposals made by Borkovec, Ray and Stöber (Cognitive Ther. Res., 22, (1998) 561) in the context of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)...
  26. ncbi Effects of cognitive arousal and physiological arousal on sleep perception
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Sleep 27:69-78. 2004
    ..Experiment 2 compared the relative effect of anxious cognitive arousal and physiological arousal on sleep perception...
  27. ncbi The differential functions of imagery and verbal thought in insomnia
    Julia Nelson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:665-9. 2002
    ..In the longer term, the Image group estimated that they fell asleep more quickly and, the following morning, reported less anxiety and more comfort about giving the speech compared with the Verbal group...
  28. pmc Interactions between mothers and infants: impact of maternal anxiety
    Rosemary Nicol-Harper
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    Infant Behav Dev 30:161-7. 2007
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  29. ncbi The organisation and content of trauma memories in survivors of road traffic accidents
    Charlie Jones
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:151-62. 2007
    ..The results suggest both a strong concurrent and predictive relationship between narrative disorganisation and ASD/PTSD but that as people recover from ASD, their narratives do not necessarily become less disorganised...
  30. ncbi Attempts to control unwanted thoughts in the night: development of the thought control questionnaire-insomnia revised (TCQI-R)
    Melissa J Ree
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:985-98. 2005
    ..The strategy of cognitive distraction appeared to be helpful, with the use of this strategy predicting better sleep quality...
  31. ncbi An exploration of pre-sleep cognitive activity in insomnia: imagery and verbal thought
    Julia Nelson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 42:271-88. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi Correcting distorted perception of sleep in insomnia: a novel behavioural experiment?
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
    Behav Res Ther 42:27-39. 2004
    ..The theoretical and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  33. ncbi Traumatic brain injury, dissociation, and posttraumatic stress disorder in road traffic accident survivors
    Charlie Jones
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    J Trauma Stress 18:181-91. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that the presence of TBI is likely to influence the distribution of certain symptoms, but need not be a significant barrier to diagnosing ASD and PTSD...
  34. ncbi Daytime functioning in primary insomnia: does attentional focus contribute to real or perceived impairment?
    Christina Neitzert Semler
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, England
    Behav Sleep Med 4:85-103. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that self-focused attention may contribute to perceived impairment in daytime functioning in primary insomnia...
  35. ncbi Misperception of sleep can adversely affect daytime functioning in insomnia
    Christina Neitzert Semler
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:843-56. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the impaired daytime functioning reported by insomnia patients is maintained, at least in part, by subjective perception of sleep...
  36. ncbi Integration of psychological and biological approaches to trauma memory: implications for pharmacological prevention of PTSD
    Jenny M McCleery
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Trauma Stress 17:485-96. 2004
    ..Drugs that influence arousal may have effects after trauma which depend on the psychosocial context, helping to prevent the development of PTSD in some trauma victims, but impeding recovery in others who would do well without treatment...
  37. ncbi Barriers to treatment seeking in primary insomnia in the United Kingdom: a cross-sectional perspective
    Kathleen Stinson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Sleep 29:1643-6. 2006
    ..Although there are effective treatments, the rate of insomnia in the United Kingdom is 22%, which is substantially higher than in other parts of Europe and in the United States...
  38. ncbi An investigation of monitoring for sleep-related threat in primary insomnia
    Christina Neitzert Semler
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3UD, England, UK
    Behav Res Ther 42:1403-20. 2004
    ..Future research is required to verify the proposed causal status of monitoring, using prospective designs and experimental manipulations...