Affiliation: University College London
- Telephone peer support for women with gynaecological cancer: benefits and challenges for supportersNancy Pistrang
University College London, London, UK
Psychooncology 22:886-94. 2013....
- Telephone peer support for women with gynaecological cancer: recipients' perspectivesNancy Pistrang
Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
Psychooncology 21:1082-90. 2012..This qualitative study examined a telephone-delivered one-to-one peer support intervention for women with gynaecological cancer, focusing on recipients' experiences of process and outcome...
- Social support as conversation: analysing breast cancer patients' interactions with their partnersN Pistrang
Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, U K
Soc Sci Med 45:773-82. 1997..The strengths and limitations of the method for the study of social support are discussed. Implications for community health interventions to optimize support for couples coping with illness are also addressed...
- The helping process in couples during recovery from heart attack: a single case studyN Pistrang
Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
Br J Med Psychol 72:227-37. 1999..The results were discussed in terms of the unique features of helping in close relationships...
- Mutual help groups for mental health problems: a review of effectiveness studiesNancy Pistrang
Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Am J Community Psychol 42:110-21. 2008..The studies varied in terms of design quality and reporting of results. More high-quality outcome research is needed to evaluate the effectiveness of mutual help groups across the spectrum of mental health problems...
- Couples' experiences of the support process in depression: a phenomenological analysisThomas J R Harris
Gordon Hospital, London, UK
Psychol Psychother 79:1-21. 2006..Couples' accounts of the support process were characterized by a pervasive sense of bewilderment and struggle. The findings underline the importance of including the partner in psychological interventions for depression...
- Befriending for mental health problems: processes of helpingGemma Mitchell
East London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Psychol Psychother 84:151-69. 2011..Although there is some evidence that befriending can improve psychological and social functioning, little is known about how it works...
- Multisystemic therapy for young offenders: families' experiences of therapeutic processes and outcomesAndrea Tighe
Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
J Fam Psychol 26:187-97. 2012....
- Facilitating understanding of mental health problems in GP consultations: a qualitative study using taped-assisted recallJohn Cape
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, London
Br J Gen Pract 60:837-45. 2010..Patients strive to understand their mental health problems, and facilitating patients' understanding may be important in their care, yet little is known about this process in GP consultations...
- Patients' experiences of GP consultations for psychological problems: a qualitative studyMarta Buszewicz
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Archway Campus, London N19 5LW
Br J Gen Pract 56:496-503. 2006....
- Quality criteria under methodological pluralism: implications for conducting and evaluating researchChris Barker
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, London, England
Am J Community Psychol 35:201-12. 2005....
- Psychotherapy and social support: integrating research on psychological helpingChris Barker
Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Clin Psychol Rev 22:363-81. 2002..This paper argues that such a division of the field is unnecessary and unproductive. It outlines several ways in which the two bodies of literature might inform each other and argues for conceptual integration of the two fields...
- "Brother from another mother": mentoring for African-Caribbean adolescent boysHilary Garraway
North East London Foundation Trust, London, UK
J Adolesc 33:719-29. 2010..The findings suggest that mentoring can assist at-risk African-Caribbean youth in coping with challenges in their lives and may help to promote positive developmental trajectories for these vulnerable adolescents...
- High-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder: utility and meaning for familiesLuisa Ruiz Calzada
Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 42:230-43. 2012..Improvement of post-diagnostic services will improve the utility of AD and AsD...
- The use of therapist self-disclosure: clinical psychology trainees' experiencesSamantha Bottrill
Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Psychother Res 20:165-80. 2010..Working out one's position on self-disclosure is a challenge that trainee therapists may require support in mastering...