Ellen Townsend

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide terrorists: are they suicidal?
    Ellen Townsend
    Social Processes and Health Group, School of Psychology, at the University of Nottingham, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:35-49. 2007
  2. pmc How should risk be communicated to children: a cross-sectional study comparing different formats of probability information
    Fiona Ulph
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:26. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions relevant for young offenders with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, or self-harm
    Ellen Townsend
    Risk Analysis, Social Processes and Health Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RD, UK
    J Adolesc 33:9-20. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of context and feelings on perceptions of genetically modified food
    Ellen Townsend
    Institute of Genetics, Biorisks and Society and School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Risk Anal 24:1369-84. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological determinants of willingness to taste and purchase genetically modified food
    Ellen Townsend
    Institute for the Study of Genetics, Biorisks and Society and Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, UK
    Risk Anal 24:1385-93. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Examining consumer behavior toward genetically modified (GM) food in Britain
    Alexa Spence
    RASPH, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Risk Anal 26:657-70. 2006
  7. doi request reprint What type of information is trusted by whom? A multilevel analysis of the stability of the information source-trust association for blood transfusion
    Eamonn Ferguson
    RASPH Risk, Analysis, Social Processes and Health Research Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Transfusion 49:1637-48. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting behaviour towards genetically modified food using implicit and explicit attitudes
    Alexa Spence
    RASPH, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:437-57. 2007
  9. doi request reprint 'In two minds' - socially motivated self-harm is perceived as less serious than internally motivated: A qualitative study of youth justice staff
    Sarah E Knowles
    University of Nottingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 18:1187-98. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Youth Justice staff attitudes towards screening for self-harm
    Sarah E Knowles
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 20:506-15. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide terrorists: are they suicidal?
    Ellen Townsend
    Social Processes and Health Group, School of Psychology, at the University of Nottingham, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:35-49. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, methods developed by suicidologists, such as the psychological autopsy, will help increase our understanding of the individual and group factors that underpin suicide terrorism...
  2. pmc How should risk be communicated to children: a cross-sectional study comparing different formats of probability information
    Fiona Ulph
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:26. 2009
    ..Research with adult populations suggests information format significantly affects comprehension. This study aimed to explore which presentation format is most effective in conveying probabilistic information to children...
  3. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions relevant for young offenders with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, or self-harm
    Ellen Townsend
    Risk Analysis, Social Processes and Health Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RD, UK
    J Adolesc 33:9-20. 2010
    ..Conclusions These preliminary findings suggest that group-based CBT may be useful for young offenders with such mental health problems, but larger high quality RCTs are now needed to bolster the evidence-base...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of context and feelings on perceptions of genetically modified food
    Ellen Townsend
    Institute of Genetics, Biorisks and Society and School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Risk Anal 24:1369-84. 2004
    ..Ratings of risks across concerns by individuals experiencing high levels of negative incidental affect (stress) did not differ significantly from those reporting low stress...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological determinants of willingness to taste and purchase genetically modified food
    Ellen Townsend
    Institute for the Study of Genetics, Biorisks and Society and Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, UK
    Risk Anal 24:1385-93. 2004
    ..Integral affect (dread of GM plants and animals used for food) and concerns about the future risks of GM animals in food were found to be key predictors of willingness to purchase GM food...
  6. ncbi request reprint Examining consumer behavior toward genetically modified (GM) food in Britain
    Alexa Spence
    RASPH, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Risk Anal 26:657-70. 2006
    ..Overall, it appears that the majority of participants (74.5%) would purchase GM food at some price...
  7. doi request reprint What type of information is trusted by whom? A multilevel analysis of the stability of the information source-trust association for blood transfusion
    Eamonn Ferguson
    RASPH Risk, Analysis, Social Processes and Health Research Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Transfusion 49:1637-48. 2009
    ..A large-scale field-based study examining the importance of sociodemographics and psychological characteristics on the source-trust link was conducted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting behaviour towards genetically modified food using implicit and explicit attitudes
    Alexa Spence
    RASPH, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:437-57. 2007
    ..In addition, all behaviour measures indicated that the majority of participants were willing to try GM food in some situations...
  9. doi request reprint 'In two minds' - socially motivated self-harm is perceived as less serious than internally motivated: A qualitative study of youth justice staff
    Sarah E Knowles
    University of Nottingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 18:1187-98. 2013
    ..Efforts to improve identification of self-harm will need to address the perceived - and false - distinction between 'genuine' and socially motivated self-harm. ..
  10. doi request reprint Youth Justice staff attitudes towards screening for self-harm
    Sarah E Knowles
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 20:506-15. 2012
    ..The model of attitudes presented here could be used to increase understanding of how staff can be supported to engage effectively with the screening system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Implicit attitudes towards genetically modified (GM) foods: a comparison of context-free and context-dependent evaluations
    Alexa Spence
    RASPH group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Appetite 46:67-74. 2006
    ..Thus, given the choice, consumers are likely to accept GM food although other incentives may be needed if alternative foods are available...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perceptions in transfusion medicine: a pilot field study on risk and ethics for blood and blood substitutes
    Piers Fleming
    University of Nottingham, UK
    Artif Cells Blood Substit Immobil Biotechnol 35:149-56. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Flaws undermine results of UK biotech debate
    Scott Campbell
    Nature 425:559. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlates of relative lethality and suicidal intent among deliberate self-harm patients
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:353-64. 2003
    ..Lethality and suicidal intent, although related, have somewhat different correlates. Both should be considered when assessing DSH patients, but their relationship to further suicidal behavior does not appear to be straightforward...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of axis I and axis II disorders in patients who attempted suicide
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1494-500. 2003
    ..The authors compared the characteristics of suicide attempters with and without comorbid psychiatric and personality disorders to identify factors that explain the high suicide risk associated with psychiatric comorbidity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Family history of suicidal behaviour: prevalence and significance in deliberate self-harm patients
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:387-93. 2002
    ..To investigate whether there are differences between the characteristics of deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients with and without a family history of suicidal behaviour...
  17. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self harm patients with depressive disorders: treatment and outcome
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Affect Disord 70:57-65. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the treatment received by DSH patients with depression and their progress following DSH...