Research Project List

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Project Title Lead NHS area or FN Organisation Clinical Area
Population Needs Assessment in East Dunbartonshire Council CAMHS
A case study of Mentalization based staff training and case consultation on a forensic mental health ward NHS Fife Psychology
” New to Forensic: Essentials of Psychological Care” training programme: An evaluation of Staff outcomes NHS Fife Psychology
An investigation into the relationship between resting heart rate, systolic blood pressure and antisocial/violent behaviour in a Scottish inpatient forensic population Fife, TSH Clinical Psychology
Service evaluation of Recovery Focus in community forensic mental health team NHS Fife Community Forensic Service
Autism and Serious Offending: Evaluation of a Pilot Advice and Consultancy Service NHS Fife Psychology and Psychiatry
Forth Valley Prisons Health Needs Assessment: Substance Misuse and Mental Health Needs NHS Forth Valley Clinical Psychology
A case series on the feasibility and acceptability of psychological assessment and case formulation of impaired treatment decisional capacity in psychosis NHS Grampian Clinical Psychology
An audit on the nature of referrals to the Blair Unit, a low-secure forensic mental health service in NHS Grampian NHS Grampian Clinical Psychology
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence relating to the attribution-self-representation model of persecutory delusions. Protocol available on PROSPERO: NHS Grampian Clinical Psychology
The relationship between milieu training and ward environment within a Forensic Mental Health Setting NHS GGC Psychology
An evaluation of the clinical utility of the new Glasgow Risk Screen NHS GGC General mental health
Exploring Staff Experiences & Perspectives of Low Intensity Working NHS GGC Psychology
An evaluation of the Recovery Groups at Rowanbank NHS GGC Psychology
An evaluation of reflective practice in Rowanbank and Leverndale NHS GGC Psychology
An Evaluation of Planning for the Future at Leverndale, Rowanbank and The State Hospital NHS GGC and TSH Psychology
Systematic Review: Effective interventions and management strategies for challenging behaviour in women in secure services NHS GGC Psychology/Psychiatry/Nursing
Reducing levels of violence and aggression in a low-secure forensic setting NHS Lanarkshire Nursing
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing and people with learning disabilities : A feasibility study NHS Lothian Learning Disabilities
Motivation in female perpetration of intimate partner violence Willow, NHS Lothian Clinical Psychology
Evaluation of The Healthy Living Group – weight management intervention. TSH Psychology
Exploring barriers to the uptake of bowel screening for patients at The State Hospital TSH Psychology
Service evaluation of the ‘On the Road to Recovery’ programme at the State Hospital TSH Psychology
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for psychosis and personality disorder in a high secure forensic setting: An evaluation of the impact of an integrated treatment programme using a mixed method design The State Hospital Arran Hub
The Recovery Model for Patients within a high secure setting: a 20 year follow up TSH Medical
The Forensic Matrix: an evaluation of psychological therapies across the Forensic Network TSH Psychology
Randomised control trial of the short term effects of OROS methylphenidate on ADHD symptoms and behavioural outcomes in young male prisoners with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder TSH Medical
Appeals against detention in conditions of excessive security University of Edinburgh (Dept of Psychiatry) Medical
Early identification of unacceptable complainant conduct SoFMH Non Clinical (SPSO)
Understanding needs, securing public safety: The Forensic Network Census Multidisciplinary
Effects of Implementation of a smoke free environment Medical
Improving our understanding of the in vivo modelling of mental illness – PhD student 2013-16 Medical
Working in a demanding environment: employee wellbeing in secure forensic settings The State Hospital Clinical Psychology
Study of physical health of patients detained within The State Hospital and Forensic Managed Care Network TSH Forensic
Exploring forensic mental health nurse’s experience on the use of debrief following a violent and aggressive incident within a high secure service. TSH Nursing
Facial Affect Recognition in Psychosis The State Hospital Psychology
An examination of the validity of the HCR-3 in predicting inpatient violence TSH Psychology
An exploration into how forensic mental health nurses predict and cope with violence and aggression in a high-security setting. The State Hospital Psychology