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Spotlight on research

04/14

Laver-Fawcett AJ, Mallinson S H (2013) Development of the Activity Card Sort - United Kingdom version (ACS-UK). OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 33 (3), 134-145. DOI: 10.3928/15394492-20130614-02


01/14

Hoy et al (2011) A systematic review of interventions to improve handwriting. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 78(1) 13-23


01/14

Novak et al (2013) A systematic review of interventions for children with cerebral palsy: state of the evidence. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 55 885-910


09/13

Piat M & Lal S (2012) Service Providers’ Experiences and Perspectives on Recovery-Oriented Mental Health System Reform. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(4), 289-296, reviewed by Clair Le Boutillier....


09/13

Eklund et al (2013)  Eklund M, Wastberg BA, Erlandsson LK (2013) Work outcomes and their predictors in the Redesigning Daily Occupations (ReDO) rehabilitation programme for women with stress-related disorders Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 60, 85–92 doi: 10.1111/1440-1630.12019 - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan...


8/13

Ander et al (2013) Using museum objects to improve wellbeing in mental health service users and neurological rehabilitation clients. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(5), 208-216 - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan...


03/13

Eriksson et al (2011) Occupations of older adults: A cross cultural description By Joyce Latimer, Senior Occupational Therapist, The Retreat, York...


06/12

Basiletti M, Townsend E (2012) Group decision-making in an intersectoral mental health community partnership British Journal of Occupational Therapy 75 (5) 223-229- reported on by Dr Katrina Bannigan...


05/12

Meet Me at MOMA  Claire Ford, Creative Engagement Facilitator / Activities Coordinator, evaluates the Meet Me at MOMA programme by New York University and the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)...


01/12

Bourbonniere et al 2006 Authorship issues: One research centre’s experience with developing author guidelines - Dr Katrina Bannigan's reflection on the article...


12/11

» Bendixen and Kreiger (2011) Review of occupational therapy research in the practice area of children and youth by Roxanna Bendixen and Consuelo Kreider, shared by Dr Carolyn Dunford...


11/11

» Eklund et al (2011) Meaning in life for people with schizophrenia: does it include occupation? - reviewed by Dr Wendy Bryant...


10/11

» Collins et al (2011) Grand challenges in global mental health - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan...


09/11

» Gibson RW et al (2011) Occupational therapy interventions for recovery in the areas of community integration and normative life roles for adults with serious mental illness: a systematic review - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan...


08/11

» Horowitz and Vanner (2010) Relationships among active engagement in life activities and quality of life for assisted-living residents – reviewed by Sarah Mallinson...

» Aggarwall et al (2003) 'People with dementia and their relatives: personal experiences of Alzheimer’s and of the provision of care’ - reviewed by Becky MacGillivray...


06/11

» Paley and Lilford (2011); Lewis et al (2009) Qualitative research methodology papers - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan...

» Wallcraft J et al (2009) Handbook of service users' involvement - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan...


05/11

» Tonks J et al (2010) Peer-relationship difficulties in children with brain injuries: Comparisons with children in mental health services and healthy controls. - reviewed by Dr Carolyn Dunford...


04/11

» Corvinelli A (2010) Boredom in Recovery for Adult Substance Users With HIV/AIDS Attending an Urban Day Treatment Program - reviewed by Hilary Williams...


03/11

» Crawford MJ et al (2010) The MATISSE study: a randomised trial of group art therapy for people with schizophrenia - reviewed by Nick Pollard...


12/10

» O'Connell M et al (2010) Time Use in Forensic Psychiatry: A Naturalistic Inquiry into Two Forensic Patients in Australia.

» Craig C et al (2010) A qualitative study of service user experiences of occupation in forensic mental health.


10/10

» van Nes et al (2010) One body, three hands and two minds: A case study of the intertwined occupations of an older couple following stroke - reviewed by Professor Chris Mayers, Research Fellow, York St John University...


08/10

» Desha LN et al (2007) This month's article, reviewed by Dr Carolyn Dunford, explores the relationship between mental health and activity participation in childhood and adolescence...


07/10

» Krupa T et al (2010) This month Dr Alison Laver Fawcett reviews this article about activity and social participation following psychosis...


06/10

» Leufstadius C et al (2008) This month’s article is about meaningfulness and daily occupations among individuals with persistent mental illness. It is reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan Director of RCOMH...


05/10

» Sweeney A, Beresford P, Faulkner A, Nettle M, Rose D (eds) (2009) This is survivor research. Ross-on-Wye: PCCS BOOKS Ltd. ISBN 978-1-906254-14-8 - book review by Researching Psychosis Together group: a collaborative research group involving service users and occupational therapists...


04/10

» Gunnarsson AB, Eklund M (2009) The Tree Theme Method as an intervention in psychosocial occupational therapy: Client acceptability and outcomes  - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan, Director of RCOMH...


03/10

» Gutman SA, Kerner R, Zombek I, Dulek J, Ramsey AC (2009)  Supported education for adults with psychiatric disabilities: Effectiveness of an occupational therapy program. American Journal of Occupational Therapy - reviewed by Genevieve Smyth, College of Occupational Therapists...


01/10

» Wood W, Womack J, Hooper B (2009) Dying of Boredom: An exploratory case study of time use, apparent affect, and routine activity situations on two Alzheimer’s special care units. American Journal of Occupational Therapy - reviewed by Stephen Wey, Senior Lecturer at York St John University...


11/09

» Forstmeier S, Maercker (2008) Motivational reserve: Lifetime motivational abilities contribute to cognitive and emotional health in old age. Psychology and Aging - reviewed by Dr Alison Laver-Fawcett, Deputy Director of RCOMH and Senior Lecturer at York St. John University...


10/09

» Wegner. L & Flisher, A.  (2009) Leisure boredom and adolescent risk behaviour: a systematic literature review.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health -  reviewed by Hilary Williams, Lead Occupational Therapist – Research and Development, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust...


08/09

» Whalley Hammell K (2009) Self-care, productivity, and leisure, or dimensions of occupational experience? Rethinking occupational “categories” Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy - reviewed by Dr Katrina Bannigan, Director of RCOMH...