P Salmon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Doctors and social epidemics: the problem of persistent unexplained physical symptoms, including chronic fatigue
    Ian Stanley
    Br J Gen Pract 52:355-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Physiological and psychological influences on postoperative fatigue
    George M Hall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Anesth Analg 95:1446-50, table of contents. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient empowerment and control: a psychological discourse in the service of medicine
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1969-80. 2003
  4. pmc Patient empowerment or the emperor's new clothes
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:53-6. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Doctors' attachment style and their inclination to propose somatic interventions for medically unexplained symptoms
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:104-11. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Patient evaluation of early discharge after hip arthroplasty: development of a measure and comparison of three centres with differing durations of stay
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Clin Rehabil 27:854-63. 2013
  7. pmc How QOF is shaping primary care review consultations: a longitudinal qualitative study
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    General Practice Research, Research Institute, Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, England
    BMC Fam Pract 14:103. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The validity of education and guidance for clinical communication in cancer care: evidence-based practice will depend on practice-based evidence
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 90:193-9. 2013
  9. pmc Faith and protection: the construction of hope by parents of children with leukemia and their oncologists
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Oncologist 17:398-404. 2012
  10. pmc Balancing high accrual and ethical recruitment in paediatric oncology: a qualitative study of the 'look and feel' of clinical trial discussions
    Lucie M T Byrne-Davis
    University of Manchester, Education and Research Centre, University Hospital of South Manchester, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:101. 2010

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Publications72

  1. pmc Doctors and social epidemics: the problem of persistent unexplained physical symptoms, including chronic fatigue
    Ian Stanley
    Br J Gen Pract 52:355-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Physiological and psychological influences on postoperative fatigue
    George M Hall
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Anesth Analg 95:1446-50, table of contents. 2002
    ..We conclude that fatigue after hip arthroplasty was not predicted by physiological variables but was largely predicted by preoperative levels of fatigue...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient empowerment and control: a psychological discourse in the service of medicine
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1969-80. 2003
    ..This discourse and other ways in which doctors and patients influence the boundaries of medical responsibility should be subjects for, rather than constraints on, empirical research...
  4. pmc Patient empowerment or the emperor's new clothes
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:53-6. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Doctors' attachment style and their inclination to propose somatic interventions for medically unexplained symptoms
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:104-11. 2008
    ..We predicted that GPs most likely to respond somatically after patients indicated symptomatic or psychosocial needs had attachment style characterised by negative models of self and others...
  6. doi request reprint Patient evaluation of early discharge after hip arthroplasty: development of a measure and comparison of three centres with differing durations of stay
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Clin Rehabil 27:854-63. 2013
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  7. pmc How QOF is shaping primary care review consultations: a longitudinal qualitative study
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    General Practice Research, Research Institute, Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, England
    BMC Fam Pract 14:103. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint The validity of education and guidance for clinical communication in cancer care: evidence-based practice will depend on practice-based evidence
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 90:193-9. 2013
    ..The validity of clinical communication skills education and guidance for cancer care is sometimes portrayed as self-evident. This view needs re-examination in light of critiques of the concept of communication skills...
  9. pmc Faith and protection: the construction of hope by parents of children with leukemia and their oncologists
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Oncologist 17:398-404. 2012
    ..Our aim was to understand how pediatric oncologists manage parents' hope in practice and to evaluate how they address parents' needs...
  10. pmc Balancing high accrual and ethical recruitment in paediatric oncology: a qualitative study of the 'look and feel' of clinical trial discussions
    Lucie M T Byrne-Davis
    University of Manchester, Education and Research Centre, University Hospital of South Manchester, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:101. 2010
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  11. pmc General practitioners' views on reattribution for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a questionnaire and qualitative study
    Christopher Dowrick
    Division of Primary Care, School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:46. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Integrative qualitative communication analysis of consultation and patient and practitioner perspectives: towards a theory of authentic caring in clinical relationships
    Peter Salmon
    University of Liverpool, Division of Clinical Psychology, and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 82:448-54. 2011
    ..Then we used this method to study how to recognise authentic, caring clinical relationships...
  13. ncbi request reprint Core assumptions and research opportunities in clinical communication
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 58:225-34. 2005
    ..By questioning this current hegemony in communication teaching and research, our objective is to identify research opportunities that remain to be fully exploited...
  14. pmc Dependence and caring in clinical communication: the relevance of attachment and other theories
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 74:331-8. 2009
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  15. pmc Primary care consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: how do patients indicate what they want?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 24:450-6. 2009
    ..We tested predictions from the contrasting theory that they are transparent in communicating their psychological and other needs...
  16. ncbi request reprint What do general practice patients want when they present medically unexplained symptoms, and why do their doctors feel pressurized?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 59:255-60; discussion 261-2. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Conflict, collusion or collaboration in consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: the need for a curriculum of medical explanation
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 67:246-54. 2007
    ..To identify the basis of the communication problems that characterise consultations about medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and to identify implications for clinical education...
  18. pmc Why do general practitioners decline training to improve management of medically unexplained symptoms?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 22:565-71. 2007
    ..Several reports indicate that GPs have negative attitudes about patients with MUS. If these attitudes deter participation in training or other methods to improve communication, practitioners who most need help will not receive it...
  19. ncbi request reprint Peering through the barriers in GPs' explanations for declining to participate in research: the role of professional autonomy and the economy of time
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Fam Pract 24:269-75. 2007
    ..Previous reports of the reasons why practitioners decline opportunities for research participation have tended to recount the barriers that they describe as if they are objective accounts...
  20. ncbi request reprint The role of child abuse and age in vulnerability to emotional problems after surgery for breast cancer
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, and Alder Hey Hospital, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Eur J Cancer 42:2517-23. 2006
    ..Because both emotional problems and abuse are strongly age-linked, future research should avoid generalisations across the age spectrum...
  21. ncbi request reprint Why do primary care physicians propose medical care to patients with medically unexplained symptoms? A new method of sequence analysis to test theories of patient pressure
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
    Psychosom Med 68:570-7. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Primary care consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: patient presentations and doctor responses that influence the probability of somatic intervention
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:571-7. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Relationships with clinical staff after a diagnosis of breast cancer are associated with patients' experience of care and abuse in childhood
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:255-62. 2007
    ..We tested the prediction that women recalling childhood abuse and lack of parental care would experience poorer support from clinical staff caring for them around the time of diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Doctors' responses to patients with medically unexplained symptoms who seek emotional support: criticism or confrontation?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB Liverpool, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:454-60. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint The potentially somatizing effect of clinical consultation
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    CNS Spectr 11:190-200. 2006
    ..Researchers need to study how doctors can best achieve these aims within routine consultations...
  26. pmc Voiced but unheard agendas: qualitative analysis of the psychosocial cues that patients with unexplained symptoms present to general practitioners
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
    Br J Gen Pract 54:171-6. 2004
    ..Symptomatic investigation and treatment of unexplained physical symptoms is often attributed to patients' beliefs and demands for physical treatments...
  27. ncbi request reprint A theory of postoperative fatigue: an interaction of biological, psychological, and social processes
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 56:623-8. 1997
    ..This theory can be tested by manipulation of clinical practice at pharmacological and psychological levels...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychological adjustment after cardiac transplantation
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Psychosom Res 45:449-58. 1998
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  29. ncbi request reprint Patients who present physical symptoms in the absence of physical pathology: a challenge to existing models of doctor-patient interaction
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 39:105-13. 2000
    ..This analysis suggests directions for future research and medical training...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgery in the absence of pathology the relationship of patients' presentation to gynecologists' decisions for hysterectomy
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, PO Box 147, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB, Liverpool, UK
    J Psychosom Res 49:119-24. 2000
    ..To test predictions from a theory about patients' influence over doctors' treatment decisions when physical symptoms are presented in the absence of physical pathology...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical exercise on anxiety, depression, and sensitivity to stress: a unifying theory
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:33-61. 2001
    ..It also offers a specific psychological treatment that may be particularly effective for patients for whom more conventional psychological interventions are less acceptable...
  32. ncbi request reprint Recovery from hip and knee arthroplasty: Patients' perspective on pain, function, quality of life, and well-being up to 6 months postoperatively
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:360-6. 2001
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  33. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and emotional responses to a psychological stressor after cardiac transplantation
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
    Psychosom Med 63:289-99. 2001
    ..We tested this prediction by comparing stress responses after transplantation with those in patients with coronary artery bypass grafts (to control for experience of surgery) or heart failure (to control for heart disease)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Postoperative fatigue is a component of the emotional response to surgery: results of multivariate analysis
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, P O Box 147, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    J Psychosom Res 50:325-35. 2001
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  35. ncbi request reprint Influence of the emotional response to surgery on functional recovery during 6 months after hip arthroplasty
    P Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, U K
    J Behav Med 24:489-502. 2001
    ..However, the influence of the emotional response is small and the important aspect of emotion is fatigue rather than anxiety...
  36. doi request reprint Creativity in clinical communication: from communication skills to skilled communication
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Med Educ 45:217-26. 2011
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  37. ncbi request reprint Childhood family dysfunction and associated abuse in patients with nonepileptic seizures: towards a causal model
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
    Psychosom Med 65:695-700. 2003
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  38. ncbi request reprint Abuse, dissociation, and somatization in irritable bowel syndrome: towards an explanatory model
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    J Behav Med 26:1-18. 2003
    ..Future research should identify factors that explain why a generally increased level of physical symptoms should, in some patients, lead specifically to IBS...
  39. doi request reprint Risk, worry and cosmesis in decision-making for contralateral risk-reducing mastectomy: analysis of 60 consecutive cases in a specialist breast unit
    H Beesley
    Division of Clinical Psychology, Liverpool University, Ground Floor Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB England, UK
    Breast 22:179-84. 2013
    ..It is not clear whether reduction of objective breast cancer risk or other factors determine decisions for CRRM. We aimed to identify factors that influence these decisions by scrutinising how decisions were made in one centre...
  40. ncbi request reprint Listening to patients with unexplained menstrual symptoms: what do they tell the gynaecologist?
    Dawn Echlin
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
    BJOG 109:1335-40. 2002
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  41. doi request reprint How patients evaluate breast reconstruction after mastectomy, and why their evaluation often differs from that of their clinicians
    H Beesley
    Liverpool Psychology Service for Cancer, Linda McCartney Centre, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and Division of Clinical Psychology, Liverpool University, Ground Floor, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, England, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1064-71. 2012
    ..We therefore aimed to discover what factors influence how patients evaluate breast reconstruction and thereby to understand sources of disagreement between practitioners and patients in their evaluation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Defending against patients' pain: a qualitative analysis of nurses' responses to children's postoperative pain
    A Byrne
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, L69 3GB, Liverpool, UK
    J Psychosom Res 50:69-76. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: We identified behavioral and cognitive strategies whereby clinicians defend themselves emotionally against patients' pain, and which compromise communication with patients in pain...
  43. doi request reprint Predicting long-term recovery from depression in community settings in Western Europe: evidence from ODIN
    Christopher Dowrick
    School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:119-26. 2011
    ..To test the impact of socio-economic and psychological adversity and healthcare on long-term recovery from depression...
  44. ncbi request reprint Turning theory into practice: rationale, feasibility and external validity of an exploratory randomized controlled trial of training family practitioners in reattribution to manage patients with medically unexplained symptoms (the MUST)
    Richard Morriss
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Behavioural, Community and Population Science, University of Liverpool, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, L69 3GA Liverpool, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:343-51. 2006
    ..The evidence for the effectiveness of reattribution training are limited, and optimal service delivery is not yet established...
  45. ncbi request reprint The somatising effect of clinical consultation: what patients and doctors say and do not say when patients present medically unexplained physical symptoms
    Adele Ring
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:1505-15. 2005
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  46. pmc Is communication guidance mistaken? Qualitative study of parent-oncologist communication in childhood cancer
    B Young
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Br J Cancer 109:836-43. 2013
    ..We investigated the perspectives of parents of children with leukaemia on the role of paediatric oncologists in such discussion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Psychological characteristics of women presenting with breast pain
    S Colegrave
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    J Psychosom Res 50:303-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Clinical management of patients who present breast pain should be sensitive to the evidence that pain is a marker of emotional abuse in some women and is associated with widespread somatic and emotional distress...
  48. pmc The perception of support received from breast care nurses by depressed patients following a diagnosis of breast cancer
    Louise Clark
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:43-5. 2009
    ..To test whether BCNs overcome this potential barrier, we compared the support experienced by depressed and non-depressed patients from their BCNs and the other main professionals involved in their care: surgeons and ward nurses...
  49. ncbi request reprint Haemodialysis patients' beliefs about renal failure and its treatment
    Rita Krespi
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:189-96. 2004
    ..The findings identify potential targets for educational intervention to improve adherence and adjustment and predictions about effects of patients' beliefs that can be tested in future prospective studies...
  50. doi request reprint Anger and childhood sexual abuse are independently associated with irritable bowel syndrome
    Helen Beesley
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 15:389-99. 2010
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  51. pmc Normalisation of unexplained symptoms by general practitioners: a functional typology
    Christopher F Dowrick
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
    Br J Gen Pract 54:165-70. 2004
    ..Patients often present in primary care with physical symptoms that doctors cannot readily explain. The process of reassuring these patients is challenging, complex and poorly understood...
  52. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of group aerobic exercise in primary care patients with persistent, unexplained physical symptoms
    Sarah Peters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Liverpool, UK
    Fam Pract 19:665-74. 2002
    ..It is not known if this approach is either possible or beneficial for patients with the broader range of persistent, unexplained symptoms found in primary care...
  53. pmc Health professionals' and service users' interpretation of screening test results: experimental study
    Ros Bramwell
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 333:284. 2006
    ..To investigate the accuracy of interpretation of probabilistic screening information by different stakeholder groups and whether presentation as frequencies improves accuracy...
  54. doi request reprint Parents' experiences of their children's presence in discussions with physicians about Leukemia
    Bridget Young
    Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 127:e1230-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine parents' views regarding their preadolescent child's presence during discussions about serious illnesses...
  55. ncbi request reprint [The effects of visual imagery on adjustment and quality in life of hemodialysis patients]
    Margorit Rita Krespi
    Klinik Psikoloji Bl, Liverpool Universitesi, Liverpool, UK
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 20:255-68. 2009
    ..Nonetheless, randomized controlled studies are needed to systematically examine this effect...
  56. doi request reprint Early discharge following hip arthroplasty: patients' acceptance masks doubts and concerns
    Gillian R Hunt
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Health Expect 12:130-7. 2009
    ..To describe patients' experience of accelerated discharge after hip arthroplasty in order to test the acceptability to patients of economically driven shortening of post-operative stay...
  57. pmc Do patients with unexplained physical symptoms pressurise general practitioners for somatic treatment? A qualitative study
    Adele Ring
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 328:1057. 2004
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Psychological aspects of cytogenetic testing of uveal melanoma: preliminary findings and directions for future research
    S A Cook
    St Paul s Eye Unit, The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Eye (Lond) 23:581-5. 2009
    ..To determine the proportion of uveal melanoma patients who accept cytogenetic prognostication and to understand the reasons for their decision and the psychological impact of an adverse prognosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Illness beliefs in schizophrenia
    Peter Kinderman
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:1900-11. 2006
    ..Methods for assessing beliefs about mental illness should therefore not be transferred directly from studies of beliefs about physical illness, but should be tailored to the nature of patients' beliefs about mental illness...
  60. ncbi request reprint A primary care perspective on prevailing assumptions about persistent medically unexplained physical symptoms
    Ian M Stanley
    University of Liverpool, Department of Clinical Psychology, England
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:125-40. 2002
    ..To re-examine the widespread assumption that medically unexplained physical symptoms represent discrete syndromes resulting from somatization of mental illness...
  61. ncbi request reprint Patients' experience of cancer: evidence of the role of 'fighting' in collusive clinical communication
    Angela Byrne
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:15-21. 2002
    ..For some patients, cancer led to re-evaluation of life; future research should examine whether and how clinical communication influences this form of adjustment...
  62. doi request reprint The analysis of verbal interaction sequences in dyadic clinical communication: a review of methods
    Martin Connor
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 75:169-77. 2009
    ..To identify methods available for sequential analysis of dyadic verbal clinical communication and to review their methodological and conceptual differences...
  63. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcome following day care for alcohol dependency: the effects of reducing programme length
    Zandra Bamford
    The Windsor Clinic, University Hospital Aintree, and The Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:440-5. 2003
    ..Reducing the programme length significantly increased the number of patients completing the programme at no cost to clinical effectiveness...
  64. ncbi request reprint Is cosmetic surgery an effective psychotherapeutic intervention? A systematic review of the evidence
    Sharon A Cook
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:1133-51. 2006
    ..Our second aim was to review evidence for the validity of currently used selection criteria...
  65. ncbi request reprint Minimal intervention as a preparation for the treatment of alcohol dependency
    Zandra Bamford
    The Windsor Clinic, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 44:289-94. 2005
    ..To investigate the use of a minimal intervention as a preparation for treatment of alcohol dependency...
  66. ncbi request reprint The perceived health status of people with psychologically derived non-epileptic attack disorder and epilepsy: a comparative study
    Suad M Al Marzooqi
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Seizure 13:71-5. 2004
    ..Clinical interventions are necessary that can improve their perceived health...
  67. ncbi request reprint The psychological and social characteristics of patients referred for NHS cosmetic surgery: quantifying clinical need
    Sharon A Cook
    St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust, Whiston Hospital, Prescot, Merseyside, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:54-64. 2006
    ..If guidelines on who can receive such surgery are to be evidence-based, information is needed about the level of dysfunction in patients referred for elective surgery and whether this is related to their degree of physical abnormality...
  68. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing surgeons' decisions in elective cosmetic surgery consultations
    Sharon A Cook
    St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Whiston Hospital, Prescot, Merseyside, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 27:311-20. 2007
    ..Therefore, surgeons have to make difficult decisions on a case-by-case basis. The authors sought to identify the patient variables that influence surgeons' decisions in practice...
  69. pmc Doctors' communication of trust, care, and respect in breast cancer: qualitative study
    Emma Burkitt Wright
    Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool L7 8XP
    BMJ 328:864. 2004
    ..To determine how patients with breast cancer want their doctors to communicate with them...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cluster randomised controlled trial of training practices in reattribution for medically unexplained symptoms
    Richard Morriss
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, South Block, A Floor, Queen s Medical School, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:536-42. 2007
    ..Reattribution is frequently taught to general practitioners (GPs) as a structured consultation that provides a psychological explanation for medically unexplained symptoms...
  71. ncbi request reprint Patient-controlled analgesia: what information does the patient want?
    Gillian M Chumbley
    Pain Relief Unit, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 39:459-71. 2002
    ..To formulate and evaluate an information leaflet for patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), incorporating information thought to be important by patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint Using the WWW to teach undergraduate nurses clinical communication
    Gerald A Farrell
    La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 27:427-35. 2007
    ..Students who had readily available computer access, however, had better final grades. Also, students' grades were correlated with how often they accessed the Unit...