Affiliation: University of Sheffield
- Remembered parenting style and psychological well-being in young adults whose parents had experienced early child lossRenate Pantke
Sheffield Care Trust, UK, University of Sheffield, UK
Psychol Psychother 79:69-81. 2006..This study explored the long-term sequelae of these experiences for the young adult siblings' psychological well-being and the perceived quality of parenting received during participants' first 16 years of life...
- Postnatal women's experiences of management of depressive symptoms: a qualitative studyPauline Slade
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Br J Gen Pract 60:e440-8. 2010..To provide effective care, information is needed on the experiences of those with high levels of depressive symptoms who are offered and accept, or decline, psychological intervention postnatally...
- A qualitative investigation of women's experiences of the self and others in relation to their menstrual cyclePauline Slade
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Br J Health Psychol 14:127-41. 2009..This study aimed to compare and contrast detailed accounts of a community sample of women, with prospectively defined low or high premenstrual symptoms, highlighting differences/similarities...
- The relationship between perceived stigma, disclosure patterns, support and distress in new attendees at an infertility clinicP Slade
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
Hum Reprod 22:2309-17. 2007..A model suggesting that high perception of stigma is associated with reduced disclosure to others, leading to lower social support and higher distress in new attendees at an infertility clinic is tested...
- Towards a conceptual framework for understanding post-traumatic stress symptoms following childbirth and implications for further researchPauline Slade
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 27:99-105. 2006..In addition key methodological issues and areas for further research are identified...
- Smoking in pregnancy: the role of the transtheoretical model and the mother's attachment to the fetusPauline Slade
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
Addict Behav 31:743-57. 2006..The relevance of the transtheoretical model with pregnant smokers is supported. Foetal attachment may be differentially associated with different SOC in smoking cessation and yield potential for the development of new interventions...
- Termination of pregnancy: patients' perceptions of careP Slade
Community Health Sheffield, Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 27:72-7. 2001..Little is known about women's perceptions of care in termination of pregnancy (TOP). Developing an understanding of how care is experienced is crucial to improvements in services...
- Relationships between attachment, appraisal, coping and adjustment in men and women experiencing infertility concernsT M Bayley
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2UR, UK
Hum Reprod 24:2827-37. 2009..The study examined these associations in men and women around the time of attending initial appointments at fertility clinics...
- Termination of pregnancy services: experiences of gynaecological nursesJackie Nicholson
Clinical Psychology Unit, University of Sheffield, UK
J Adv Nurs 66:2245-56. 2010..This paper is a report of a study to identify the experience of gynaecological nurses involved with termination of pregnancy...
- Preoperative anxiety and postoperative satisfaction in women undergoing elective caesarean sectionJ A Hobson
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, and Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Int J Obstet Anesth 15:18-23. 2006..Information provided by anaesthetists and perceived emotional support are also of importance. It may be possible to identify women with high anxiety and facilitate satisfaction and recovery through providing additional supportive input...
- Post-traumatic stress disorder following childbirth: current issues and recommendations for future researchSusan Ayers
Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 29:240-50. 2008..An increasing body of research shows that a proportion of women experience significant symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following childbirth...
- Assessing the assessment measures for menstrual cycle symptoms: a guide for researchers and cliniciansA Haywood
Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, S10 2TP, UK
J Psychosom Res 52:223-37. 2002....
- Group cognitive behavioural therapy for postnatal depression: a systematic review of clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and value of information analysesM D Stevenson
School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Health Technol Assess 14:1-107, iii-iv. 2010..Group CBT may, therefore, offer a solution to these problems by reducing therapist time and increasing the number of available places for treatment...
- Preparation for pain management during childbirth: the psychological aspects of coping strategy development in antenatal educationDiane Escott
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2UR, UK
Clin Psychol Rev 29:617-22. 2009..v) Develop implementation intentions which account for the changing context of childbirth and (vi) Actively develop prompting and reinforcement of use of identified coping strategies by birth partners...
- The range of coping strategies women use to manage pain and anxiety prior to and during first experience of labourDiane Escott
Clinical Psychology Unit, University of Sheffield, UK
Midwifery 20:144-56. 2004..Women may benefit from assistance in pregnancy to develop strategies for labour that are based on knowledge of their own coping repertoire, which includes enhancing positive strategies and finding alternatives to negative strategies...
- The effects of induced abortion on emotional experiences and relationships: a critical review of the literatureZoë Bradshaw
Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2UR, UK
Clin Psychol Rev 23:929-58. 2003..There has been increasing understanding of abortion as a potential trauma, and studies less commonly explore guilt. The quality of studies has improved, although there are still some methodological weaknesses...
- Preliminary evaluation of a coping strategy enhancement method of preparation for labourDiane Escott
Department of Psychology, University of Keele, UK
Midwifery 21:278-91. 2005..Further research should explore this novel approach in larger groups, and for women who may choose not to attend group antenatal preparation...
- Psychosocial associates of premenstrual symptoms and the moderating role of social support in a community sampleAnnette Haywood
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield Sheffield Contraception and Sexual Health Service, Sheffield, UK
J Psychosom Res 62:9-13. 2007....
- Implementation intention formation reduces consultations for emergency contraception and pregnancy testing among teenage womenJilly Martin
Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
Health Psychol 28:762-9. 2009..This study examined the impact of implementation intention formation in reducing consultations for emergency contraception and pregnancy testing in young women...
- Low rates of PTSD in men attending childbirth: a preliminary studyRachel Bradley
Department of Clinical Psychology, Derbyshire Children s Hospital, Derby, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 47:295-302. 2008..To investigate whether men experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after attending their partner's labour and delivery and the prevalence and predictors of symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, and depression...
- Does fear of childbirth during pregnancy predict emergency caesarean section?Rebecca Johnson
Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy Service, Edmund Street Clinic, Chesterfield, North Derbyshire, UK
BJOG 109:1213-21. 2002..The aim of this study is to identify whether fear of childbirth can predict the occurrence of emergency caesarean section in a UK sample...
- Selected coping strategies in labor: an investigation of women's experiencesHelen Spiby
Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Birth 30:189-94. 2003....
- An absence of evidence linking perceived memory problems to the menopauseNicola Ford
Psychological Health Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
Br J Gen Pract 54:434-8. 2004..CONCLUSION: Perceived memory difficulties are not specific to particular stages of the life cycle or age, but are experienced to a greater degree by those with high levels of depressive or anxiety symptoms...