A Wittkowski

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Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Culturally determined risk factors for postnatal depression in Sub-Saharan Africa: a mixed method systematic review
    Anja Wittkowski
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 163:115-24. 2014
  2. pmc The process of recovery in women who experienced psychosis following childbirth
    Laura McGrath
    School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, 2nd Floor Zochonis Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:341. 2013
  3. doi request reprint An examination of the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Post-partum Bonding Questionnaire in a clinical inpatient sample
    Anja Wittkowski
    Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, 2nd Floor, Zochonis Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester M139PL, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 49:163-72. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint How beneficial is cognitive behaviour therapy in the treatment of atopic dermatitis? A single-case study
    Anja Wittkowski
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:445-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire in adults with atopic dermatitis
    Anja Wittkowski
    Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Health Med 13:346-59. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Illness perception in individuals with atopic dermatitis
    Anja Wittkowski
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, The University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:433-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A survey of instruments used for the psychological assessment of patients admitted to mother and baby inpatient facilities
    A Wittkowski
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, U K
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:237-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of two bonding questionnaires: a comparison of the Mother-to-Infant Bonding Scale with the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire in a sample of primiparous mothers
    A Wittkowski
    Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:171-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of cognitive--behavioral therapy and supportive counseling in the treatment of persistent symptoms in chronic schizophrenia
    N Tarrier
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:917-22. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of psychological and clinical factors on quality of life in individuals with atopic dermatitis
    Anja Wittkowski
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, 2nd Floor Education and Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:195-200. 2004

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Culturally determined risk factors for postnatal depression in Sub-Saharan Africa: a mixed method systematic review
    Anja Wittkowski
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 163:115-24. 2014
    ..This review aimed at improving our understanding of the culturally determined risk factors of PND within Sub-Saharan Africa by integrating evidence from quantitative and qualitative studies...
  2. pmc The process of recovery in women who experienced psychosis following childbirth
    Laura McGrath
    School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, 2nd Floor Zochonis Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:341. 2013
    ..Although prognosis in terms of symptom remission is generally good, long-term disability can persist. The study's aim was to develop a theoretical understanding of recovery from psychosis following childbirth...
  3. doi request reprint An examination of the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Post-partum Bonding Questionnaire in a clinical inpatient sample
    Anja Wittkowski
    Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, 2nd Floor, Zochonis Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester M139PL, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 49:163-72. 2010
    ..To examine the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Post-partum Bonding Questionnaire (PBQ) in a sample of psychiatric inpatients...
  4. ncbi request reprint How beneficial is cognitive behaviour therapy in the treatment of atopic dermatitis? A single-case study
    Anja Wittkowski
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:445-9. 2007
    ..The findings were discussed in relation to the need for CBT as an adjunct treatment for patients with AD and its potential role in improving psychological functioning...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire in adults with atopic dermatitis
    Anja Wittkowski
    Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Health Med 13:346-59. 2008
    ..Overall, the results suggest that in patients with AD the IPQ-R, in particular the consequences and emotional representations subscales, should be employed and interpreted with care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Illness perception in individuals with atopic dermatitis
    Anja Wittkowski
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, The University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Health Med 12:433-44. 2007
    ..This study suggests that participants' beliefs and emotional response are more strongly associated with the meaning they ascribe to their condition rather than its severity...
  7. ncbi request reprint A survey of instruments used for the psychological assessment of patients admitted to mother and baby inpatient facilities
    A Wittkowski
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, U K
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:237-40. 2007
    ..The facilities surveyed varied in the measures used, which were mostly measures of depression, psychosis and mother-infant bonding. Staff identified a range of advantages and disadvantages in relation to their use...
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of two bonding questionnaires: a comparison of the Mother-to-Infant Bonding Scale with the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire in a sample of primiparous mothers
    A Wittkowski
    Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:171-5. 2007
    ..Ninety-six women completed the MIB, PBQ and the Kennerley Blues Scale on day 2-4 postpartum. Both bonding instruments demonstrated acceptable reliability and reasonable validity, with the exception of the PBQ subscale of risk of abuse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of cognitive--behavioral therapy and supportive counseling in the treatment of persistent symptoms in chronic schizophrenia
    N Tarrier
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:917-22. 2000
    ..On all measures, patients who received RC alone did significantly worse at 2 years. There were no significant differences at 2 years between the CBT and SC groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of psychological and clinical factors on quality of life in individuals with atopic dermatitis
    Anja Wittkowski
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, 2nd Floor Education and Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:195-200. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the influence of general and dermatitis-specific psychological and clinical factors on quality of life in adults with atopic dermatitis (AD)...
  11. doi request reprint The relationship of maternal mentalization and executive functioning to maternal recognition of infant cues and bonding
    Jennifer M Turner
    Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychol 99:499-512. 2008
    ..Future research, methodological issues, and clinical and theoretical implications are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Needs-based cognitive-behavioural family intervention for patients suffering from schizophrenia: 5-year follow-up of a randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    W Sellwood
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:447-52. 2007
    ..To determine whether a 24-week, needs-based cognitive-behaviourally oriented family intervention for patients suffering from schizophrenia led to improved relapse profiles over a 5-year follow-up period...
  13. doi request reprint The use of the repertory grid technique to examine staff beliefs about clients with dual diagnosis
    Catriona Ralley
    Central Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Clin Psychol Psychother 16:148-58. 2009
    ..This paper reports a study exploring how individual psychiatric staff construes clients with psychosis who misuse substances...
  14. ncbi request reprint Service satisfaction on discharge from a psychiatric mother and baby unit: a representative patient survey
    Arokia Antonysamy
    Department of Psychiatry, Laureate House, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester, M23 9LT, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:359-62. 2009
    ..The latter aspect requires further exploration. For future surveys we recommend to use quantitative as well as qualitative methodology...
  15. ncbi request reprint An exploration of negative thoughts as a normal phenomenon after childbirth
    Pauline L Hall
    National Health Service in Greater Manchester, England
    J Midwifery Womens Health 51:321-30. 2006
    ..This, in turn, may help to reduce feelings of guilt associated with experiencing negative thoughts in the postpartum period...