Affiliation: University of Stirling
- "A powerful intervention: general practitioners'; use of sickness certification in depression"Sara MacDonald
General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1, Horselethill Road, Glasgow, G12 9LX, UK
BMC Fam Pract 13:82. 2012..Previous research has considered GP views of sickness certification but not specifically in relation to depression. This study aimed to explore GPs views of sickness certification in relation to depression...
- A qualitative study of primary care professionals' views of case finding for depression in patients with diabetes or coronary heart disease in the UKMargaret Maxwell
Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
BMC Fam Pract 14:46. 2013..We explored the views and experiences of primary care nurses, doctors and managers to understand how the implementation of case finding/screening might impact on its effectiveness...
- Patient enablement requires physician empathy: a cross-sectional study of general practice consultations in areas of high and low socioeconomic deprivation in ScotlandStewart W Mercer
General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow, UK
BMC Fam Pract 13:6. 2012..The aim of the study is to assess the factors influencing patient enablement in GP consultations in areas of high and low deprivation...
- Drug suicide: a sex-equal cause of death in 16 European countriesAiri Varnik
Estonian Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute Estonian Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Oie 39, Tallinn 11615, Estonia
BMC Public Health 11:61. 2011....
- Optimizing suicide prevention programs and their implementation in Europe (OSPI Europe): an evidence-based multi-level approachUlrich Hegerl
University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Germany
BMC Public Health 9:428. 2009..However, the evidence for effective preventive strategies is scarce. The protocol of a European research project to develop an optimized evidence based program for suicide prevention is presented...
- Developing social capital in implementing a complex intervention: a process evaluation of the early implementation of a suicide prevention intervention in four European countriesFiona M Harris
Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
BMC Public Health 13:158. 2013..This paper reports on a process evaluation of the early implementation stage of an optimised suicide prevention programme (OSPI-Europe) implemented in four European countries...