Supporting Patients with Long-term Health Conditions Research Group

Recent publications

Recent publications

Cheshire, A., Peters, D. and Ridge, Damien T. (2016) How do we improve men’s mental health via primary care? An evaluation of the Atlas Men’s Well-being Pilot Programme for stressed/distressed men. BMC Family Practice, 17 (13). ISSN 1471-2296.

Clancy, O, Edginton, T., Casarin, A., and Vizcaychipi, M.P. (2015). The psychological and neurocognitive consequences of critical illness. A pragmatic review of current evidence. Journal of the Intensive Care Society.

Clancy, O, Edginton, T. and Casarin, A. 2015 Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in the Critically Ill. Key Topics in Management of the Critically Ill. Springer International Publishing.

Anderson, C., Kirkpatrick, S., Ridge, Damien T., Kokanovic, R. and &, Tanner C. (2015) Starting antidepressant use: a qualitative synthesis of UK and Australian data. BMJ Open, 5 (e00863). ISSN 2044-6055 

Ridge, Damien T., Kokanovic, R, Broom, A, Kirkpatrick, S, Anderson, C and Tanner, C (2015) 'My dirty little habit': patient constructions of antidepressant use and the ‘crisis’ of legitimacy. Social Science & Medicine, 146. 53–61. ISSN 0277-9536 

Levy, A and Cartwright, T (2015) Men’s strategies for preserving emotional well-being in advanced prostate cancer: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Psychology and Health, 30 (10). pp. 1164-82. ISSN 0887-0446 

Fixsen, A, Ridge, Damien T., Kirkpatrick, S and Foot, D (2015) Interaction Rituals and Jumbled Emotions Among “Relative Strangers”. Sage Open. pp. 1-12. ISSN 2158-2440

Fixsen, Alison (2015) “I’m Not Waving, I’m Drowning”: An Autoethnographical Exploration of Biographical Disruption and Reconstruction During Recovery From Prescribed Benzodiazepine Use. Qualitative Health Research. ISSN 1049-7323 

Fixsen, A., Ridge, Damien T., Kirkpatrick, S. and Foot, D. (2015) Interaction rituals and jumbled emotions among “relative strangers” simulated patient work on a trainee complementary therapy practitioner program. Sage Open (July-S). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2158-2440 

Lomas, T., Edginton, T., Cartwright, T. and Ridge, Damien T. (2015) Cultivating equanimity through mindfulness meditation: a mixed methods enquiry into the development of decentring capabilities in men. International Journal of Wellbeing, 5 (3). pp. 88-106. ISSN 1179-8602 

Lomas, Tim, Cartwright, Tina, Edginton, Trudi and Ridge, Damien T. (2015) New Ways of Being a Man: “Positive” Hegemonic Masculinity in Meditation-based Communities of Practice. Men and Masculinities. (In Press)

Conway, Martin A. and Loveday, Catherine (2015) Remembering, imagining, false memories & personal meanings. Consciousness and Cognition. ISSN 1053-8100 (In Press)

Oskis, Andrea, Clow, Angela, Loveday, Catherine, Hucklebridge, Frank and Sbarra, David A. (2014) Biological Stress Regulation in Female Adolescents: A Key Role for Confiding. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. ISSN 0047-2891

Cartwright, T., Fraser, E., Edmunds, S., Wilkinson, N. & Jacobs, K. (2014). Journeys of adjustment: the experiences of adolescents living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Child: Care, Health & Development. DOI:10.1111/cch.12206.

Mufti, G, Towell, T & Cartwright, T. (2014). "Walking the rope": Pakistani Children's Experience of Growing up with Beta-Thalassemia Major. Qualitative Health Research, 25(3), 386-96. DOI: 10.1177/1049732314552663

Ridge, Damien T., Cheshire, Anna and Stain, Nolan (2014) Gender comparisons in non-acute cardiac symptom recognition and subsequent help-seeking decisions: a mixed methods study protocol. BMJ Open, 4 (10). e005742. ISSN 2044-6055 

Lomas, T, Cartwright, T, Edginton, TL and Ridge, Damien T. (2014) A qualitative analysis of experiential challenges associatedwith meditation practice. Mindfulness. ISSN 1868-8527

Lomas, T, Cartwright, T, Edginton, TL and Ridge, Damien T. (2014) A religion of wellbeing? The appeal of Buddhism to men in London, United Kingdom. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 6 (3). pp. 198-207. ISSN 1941-1022 

Lomas, T, Edginton, TL, Cartwright, T and Ridge, Damien T. (2014) Men developing emotional intelligence through meditation? Integrating narrative, cognitive and electroencephalography (EEG) evidence. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 15 (2). pp. 213-224. ISSN 1524-9220 

Lomas, T, Ridge, Damien T., Cartwright, T and Edginton, TL (2014) Engagement with meditation as a positive health trajectory: Divergent narratives of progress in male meditators. Psychology & Health, 29 (2). pp. 218-236. ISSN 0887-0446 

Rosenfeld, D, Ridge, Damien T. and Von Lob, G (2014) Vital scientific puzzle or lived uncertainty? Professional and lived approaches to the uncertainties of ageing with HIV. Health Sociology Review, 23 (1). pp. 20-32. ISSN 1446-1242

Loveday, C & Edginton, T. 2012 Neuropsychology of Paediatric hydrocephalus and spina bifida. Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence: A Neuropsychological Approach. Springer Publishers

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