Patient Outcomes in Health Research Group


Alison Fixsen

Alison Fixsen

Fixsen, A. “I’m not waving, I’m drowning”: a heuristic exploration of recovery from benzodiazepines. Qualitative Health Research, 2015 Mar 23. pii: 1049732315576496. [Epub ahead of print]

Fixsen, A, Ridge D. Performance, emotion work, and transition: challenging experiences of complementary therapy student practitioners commencing clinical practice. Qualitative Health Research, 2012 22(9): 1163-75.

Fixsen, A. Should homeopathy be considered as part of a treatment strategy for otitis media with effusion in children? Homeopathy; 2013 102 (2): 45-150.
2013: Fixsen, A., Ridge, D., Kirkpatrick, S., & Foot, D. Interaction rituals and jumbled emotions among ‘relative strangers’: Simulated patient work on a trainee complementary therapy practitioner program. Awaiting publication with Sage Open Journals.

2015: Fixsen, A., Ridge, D. Walking out of hell: Walking out of hell’: How Internet users construct their benzodiazepine distress and withdrawal. Awaiting publication with sociology of Health and Illness

External funding applications:

  • 2014: Fixsen, A. Ridge, D, et al. An investigation of users’ experience of recovery from benzodiazepine use (NIHR grant). In progress
  • 2014: Ridge, D., Fixsen, A., & Lewith, G. CAMCO- Complementary and Alternative Medicine controversies on line: The battle to persuade the public. In progress
  • 2010- Mindful organisation, Change Academy (collaborated on successful bid)
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