Affiliation: University of Dundee
- I've never not had it so I don't really know what it's like not to: nondifference and biographical disruption among children and young people with cystic fibrosisBrian Williams
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Qual Health Res 19:1443-55. 2009..Maintaining normality within the family resulted in continual biographical revision in anticipation of future illness trajectory and life course...
- When "no" might not quite mean "no"; the importance of informed and meaningful non-consent: results from a survey of individuals refusing participation in a health-related research projectBrian Williams
Section of Public Health, Division of Community Health Sciences, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 7:59. 2007..In this study we investigated the reasons why older people choose not to participate in a research project...
- Low exercise among children with asthma: a culture of over protection? A qualitative study of experiences and beliefsBrian Williams
Social Dimensions of Health Institute University of Dundee and University of St Andrews, Airlie Place, Dundee, DD1 4HJ, Scotland UK
Br J Gen Pract 60:e319-26. 2010..Research shows that children are insufficiently active in most affluent societies. Although children with asthma may particularly benefit from physical activity, they are less active than their peers...
- Exploring and explaining low participation in physical activity among children and young people with asthma: a reviewBrian Williams
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
BMC Fam Pract 9:40. 2008....
- Promoting research participation: why not advertise altruism?Brian Williams
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, Dundee, UK
Soc Sci Med 66:1451-6. 2008..Consideration should be given to the use of similar persuasive communications to promote wider participation in health research generally...
- From child to adult: an exploration of shifting family roles and responsibilities in managing physiotherapy for cystic fibrosisBrian Williams
Division of Community Health Sciences, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Mackenzie Building, Scotland, UK
Soc Sci Med 65:2135-46. 2007....
- Problems and solutions: accounts by parents and children of adhering to chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosisBrian Williams
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Disabil Rehabil 29:1097-105. 2007..This study explores accounts by parents and children of the difficulties of adhering to chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis, and identifies strategies used by families to overcome these...
- General practitioners' reasons for the failure of a randomized controlled trial (The TIGER Trial) to implement epilepsy guidelines in primary careBrian Williams
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Epilepsia 48:1275-82. 2007....
- Patient perspectives on multiple medications versus combined pills: a qualitative studyB Williams
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee
QJM 98:885-93. 2005..Unfortunately, adherence may fall as drug numbers and procedural complexity increase. While there are plausible theoretical reasons why combining pills might improve non-adherence, patients' attitudes are unknown...
- Developing a longitudinal database of routinely recorded primary care consultations linked to service use and outcome dataBrian Williams
Centre for Population Sciences and Education, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 70:473-8. 2010....
- Risky single-occasion drinking and disadvantaged men: will recruitment through primary care miss hazardous drinkers?Iain K Crombie
Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1577-81. 2013..As part of a feasibility assessment for an intervention study, 2 recruitment strategies were investigated. This article compares the drinking patterns of the disadvantaged men identified by the 2 strategies...
- Audio-visual recording of patient-GP consultations for research purposes: a literature review on recruiting rates and strategiesMarkus Themessl-Huber
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, 11 Airlie Place, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
Patient Educ Couns 71:157-68. 2008....
- The psychological experience of living with head and neck cancer: a systematic review and meta-synthesisHeidi Lang
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee City, UK
Psychooncology 22:2648-63. 2013..To summarise patients' experiences of head and neck cancer (HNC) by examining the findings of existing qualitative studies..
- Why older people do not participate in leisure time physical activity: a survey of activity levels, beliefs and deterrentsIain K Crombie
Section of Public Health, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
Age Ageing 33:287-92. 2004..Regular physical activity has been shown to have many health benefits. However, many older people are physically inactive...
- Social context, art making processes and creative output: a qualitative study exploring how psychosocial benefits of art participation during stroke rehabilitation occurJacqui Morris
a Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Disabil Rehabil 38:661-72. 2016..To explore stroke survivors' and artists' beliefs about participatory visual arts programme participation during in-patient rehabilitation to identify benefits and potential mechanisms of action...
- A mobile phone intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men: study protocol for a randomised controlled cost-effectiveness trialIain K Crombie
Division of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
Trials 15:494. 2014..Text messaging has been used successfully to modify other adverse health behaviours. This study will test whether text messages can reduce the frequency of binge drinking by disadvantaged men...
- Intervention description is not enough: evidence from an in-depth multiple case study on the untold role and impact of context in randomised controlled trials of seven complex interventionsMary Wells
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
Trials 13:95. 2012..In this paper, we explore these issues by focusing on seven RCTs of interventions varying in type and degree of complexity, and across diverse contexts...
- Patient, practice and organisational influences on asthma control: observational data from a national study on primary care in the United KingdomGaylor Hoskins
NMAHP Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Int J Nurs Stud 49:596-609. 2012..However, asthma outcomes research has almost invariably concentrated on identifying and addressing patient predictors. Little is known about higher level organisational influences...
- Physical activity participation in community dwelling stroke survivors: synergy and dissonance between motivation and capability. A qualitative studyJacqui H Morris
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, 11 Airlie Place, Dundee DD1 4HJ, Scotland, United Kingdom Electronic address
Physiotherapy . 2016..This study explored survivors' perspectives and experiences of PA participation to develop an explanatory framework that physiotherapists and other health professionals can use to develop person-specific strategies for PA promotion...
- Supporting 'work-related goals' rather than 'return to work' after cancer? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of 25 qualitative studiesMary Wells
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, DD6 8BA, UK
Psychooncology 22:1208-19. 2013..This study aimed to systematically review and synthesise qualitative studies of employment and cancer...
- Can text messages reach the parts other process measures cannot reach: an evaluation of a behavior change intervention delivered by mobile phone?Linda Irvine
Centre for Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 7:e52621. 2012..Mobile telephone interventions involve no face to face contact, making conventional process evaluation difficult. This study assesses the utility of novel techniques for process evaluation involving no face to face contact...
- Assessing asthma control in UK primary care: use of routinely collected prospective observational consultation data to determine appropriateness of a variety of control assessment modelsGaylor Hoskins
Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
BMC Fam Pract 12:105. 2011..A good control measure is therefore one whose variation is most explained by these factors...
- Disclosure of minor mental health problems: an exploratory theoretical studyB Williams
Behavioural Science, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
J Adv Nurs 35:108-16. 2001..The aim of this study was to explore people's experiences, concerns and beliefs about disclosing minor mental health problems by focusing on the ways in which such disclosures are interpreted...
- Feasibility study of the effects of art as a creative engagement intervention during stroke rehabilitation on improvement of psychosocial outcomes: study protocol for a single blind randomized controlled trial: the ACES studyJacqui H Morris
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, 11 Airlie Place, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
Trials 15:380. 2014..This study examines the feasibility of undertaking a randomized controlled trial of a CEI delivered by artists within in-patient stroke rehabilitation to test effectiveness...
- From physical and functional to continuity with pre-stroke self and participation in valued activities: a qualitative exploration of stroke survivors', carers' and physiotherapists' perceptions of physical activity after strokeJacqui H Morris
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK and
Disabil Rehabil 37:64-77. 2015..However, many survivors are inactive. This study explored survivors', carers' and physiotherapists' beliefs about PA to identify how these support or hinder PA participation...
- Speaking up about safety concerns: multi-setting qualitative study of patients' views and experiencesVikki A Entwistle
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 19:e33. 2010..To explore patients' and family members' experiences of and views about speaking up about safety concerns at the point of care...
- Decayed and missing teeth and oral-health-related factors: predicting depression in homeless peopleEmma Coles
Dental Health Services and Research Unit, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
J Psychosom Res 71:108-12. 2011..The objective of the study was to determine the effect of dental health status, dental anxiety and oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) upon homeless people's experience of depression...
- "Seeing is believing, and believing is seeing": an exploration of the meaning and impact of women's mental images of their breast cancer and their potential originsAlison Harrow
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Patient Educ Couns 73:339-46. 2008..To explore the nature, meaning and perceived origin of women's mental images of their breast cancer...
- Achieving Good Outcomes for Asthma Living (GOAL): mixed methods feasibility and pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of a practical intervention for eliciting, setting and achieving goals for adults with asthmaGaylor Hoskins
Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of Stirling, Unit 13 Scion House, Stirling University Innovation Park, Stirling, FK9 4NF, Scotland, UK
Trials 17:584. 2016..Patients were invited to identify and prioritise their goals in preparation for discussing and negotiating an action/coping plan with the nurse at a routine asthma review...
- What do we know about who does and does not attend general health checks? Findings from a narrative scoping reviewRuth Dryden
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, 11 Airlie Place, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
BMC Public Health 12:723. 2012..This literature review explores the socio-demographic, clinical and social cognitive characteristics of those who do and do not engage with general health checks or preventive health checks for cardiovascular disease...
- Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo clubJosie M M Evans
School of Health Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
BMC Public Health 16:345. 2016..This paper describes the participatory process that has resulted in a physical activity intervention for women aged >55 years, ready for pilot-testing in a Bingo club setting...
- Cross-sectional survey of patients in receipt of long-term repeat prescriptions for antidepressant drugs in primary careGillian Cruickshank
Practice Pharmacist, Princes Street Surgery, Dundee, Scotland, UK
Ment Health Fam Med 5:105-9. 2008..0%) participants (95% CI: 28.9-49.7%) had no clear clinical reason for continued receipt of an antidepressant. Reasons for the continued use of antidepressants in this population require further investigation...
- Efficacy and tolerability of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors compared with tricyclic antidepressants in depression treated in primary care: systematic review and meta-analysisSteve MacGillivray
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY
BMJ 326:1014. 2003..To compare the efficacy and tolerability of tricyclic antidepressants with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in depression in primary care...
- A feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme (HealthForce) for individuals who have participated in cardiovascular risk screeningAngela M Craigie
Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
Prev Med 52:387-9. 2011..To assess the feasibility of a lifestyle intervention, focusing on diet and activity, in adults participating in cardiovascular screening...
- Optimising long-term participation in physical activities after stroke: exploring new ways of working for physiotherapistsJacqui H Morris
Alliance for Self Care Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, 11 Airlie Place, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
Physiotherapy 95:228-34. 2009....
- Images in health care: potential and problemsBrian Williams
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, Dundee, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 14:251-4. 2009....
- Supporting postpartum weight loss in women living in deprived communities: design implications for a randomised control trialA M Craigie
Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Eur J Clin Nutr 65:952-8. 2011..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the feasibility of undertaking a randomised controlled trial of a weight loss intervention (WeighWell) in postpartum women living in areas of social disadvantage...
- Health in the 'hidden population' of people with low literacy. A systematic review of the literaturePhyllis Easton
NHS Tayside, King s Cross, Clepington Road, Dundee, UK
BMC Public Health 10:459. 2010..We aimed to review published research to investigate relationships between low functional or health literacy and health in working age adults who can converse in the dominant language but have difficulty with written language...
- Overcoming barriers to recruitment in health research: concerns of potential participants need to be dealt withIain K Crombie
BMJ 333:398. 2006
- Efficacy and tolerability of tricyclic antidepressants and SSRIs compared with placebo for treatment of depression in primary care: a meta-analysisBruce Arroll
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, NZ
Ann Fam Med 3:449-56. 2005..Depression is common in primary care. There are no systematic reviews of depression treatment comparing antidepressants with placebo; hence, we do not know whether these medications are effective in primary care...
- Response to Ronald Gray, Male circumcision and HIV acquisition and transmission: cohort studies in Rakai, Uganda ( 2000, 14:2371-2381)Daniel T Halperin
AIDS 16:810-2; author reply 809-10. 2002
- Can highly active antiretroviral therapy reduce the spread of HIV?: A study in a township of South AfricaBertran Auvert
INSERM U88 IFR 69, Saint Maurice, France
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:613-21. 2004....
- Which surgical decisions should patients participate in and how? Reflections on women's recollections of discussions about variants of hysterectomyVikki Entwistle
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, UK
Soc Sci Med 62:499-509. 2006..As policy makers continue to emphasise the importance of choice and patients become increasingly aware of the existence of variant procedures, these issues need careful consideration...
- Titrating Theileria parva: single stocks against combination of stocksNiko Speybroeck
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Animal Health, Nationalestraat, Antwerp, Belgium
Exp Parasitol 118:522-30. 2008..parva have not yielded the results that might be expected of them. The results of this work may also have implications for the use of antigen cocktails in cancer, HIV and malaria vaccine trials...