Derek McLaughlin
Ulster University
Publications 16
#1Claire-Odile McCauley (Ulster University)H-Index: 2
#2Hugh McKenna (Ulster University)H-Index: 37
Last.Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
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Abstract AimTo co-create of an interview schedule exploring mental health recovery in collaboration with young adult service users.BackgroundService user involvement in research has been increasingly recognised as providing a vital authentic insight into mental health recovery. Engagement and collaboration with service users have facilitated the exploration of inaccessible or under-investigated aspects of the lived experience of mental health recovery, not only directing the trajectory of resear...
4 CitationsSource
#1Claire McCauleyH-Index: 3
#2Hugh McKennaH-Index: 37
Last.Derek McLaughlinH-Index: 7
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#1Claire McCauley (Ulster University)H-Index: 3
#2Hugh McKenna (Ulster University)H-Index: 37
Last.Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
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AbstractIntroduction: Recovery, as a concept, emerged as a core philosophy of the service user movement that began in the late 1960s and 1970s. Previous reviews on recovery in mental health have presented definitions or a conceptual framework; however, over time it has been open to disparate interpretations.Aim:To conduct the first concept analysis of mental health recovery in young adulthood within various multidisciplinary contexts.Method:Rodgers’s (2000) six-stepped evolutionary method enable...
7 CitationsSource
#1Marina BradenH-Index: 1
#2Iain McGowanH-Index: 8
Last.Breige QuinnH-Index: 1
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Aim: This paper reports on the treatment and care experiences for heroin dependency in a Northern Ireland Healthcare Trust.Background: There is a dearth of multi-dimensional heroin dependency treatment perspectives inbackground qualitative peer-reviewed literature. This is surprising given the influence of “consumer evaluation” in service development.Method: Focus groups were undertaken with separate purposive samples of ex/current heroin users(n = 7), carers of ex/current heroin users (n = 4) a...
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#1Carole McIlrathH-Index: 1
#2Sinead Keeney (Ulster University)H-Index: 23
Last.Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
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Title. Benchmarks for effective primary care-based nursing services for adults with depression: a Delphi study. Aim. This paper is a report of a study conducted to identify and gain consensus on appropriate benchmarks for effective primary care-based nursing services for adults with depression. Background. Worldwide evidence suggests that between 5% and 16% of the population have a diagnosis of depression. Most of their care and treatment takes place in primary care. In recent years, primary car...
23 CitationsSource
#1Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
#2Ann Long (Ulster University)
#1Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
#2David Sines (LSBU: London South Bank University)H-Index: 4
Last.A. Long (Ulster University)H-Index: 8
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This qualitative, exploratory study was designed to explore appointed dual diagnosis workers’ (DDWs) perceptions of their new role and function in Northern Ireland (NI). A semi-structured interview was used and respondents were assured that their anonymity/rights would be protected. All of the narratives were shown to the respondents for their approval prior to going to press. The transcripts were analysed by using a tried and tested analytical framework. Seven key categories emerged from the fi...
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#1Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
#2Iain McGowan (Ulster University)H-Index: 8
Last.Paul MillerH-Index: 3
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We present a case report of an eighteen year old female patient presenting with a psychological trauma related complaint. Part of the manifestation of the complaint included acts of self cutting over a number of years. Following two sessions of Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing with one of the authors (DM) her self cutting ceased. This is maintained at thirteen months follow up. We conclude that Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing may be an effective treatment option in reducin...
5 CitationsSource
#1Laurence Taggart (Ulster University)H-Index: 18
#2Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
Last.C. McFarlane (Ulster University)H-Index: 1
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There is a dearth of research that has explored alcohol/drug use and misuse by people with intellectual disabilities. The aims of the present study were twofold: (1) to examine the insights of 10 people with intellectual disabilities into the reasons why they may misuse alcohol or drugs, and what impact this behaviour may have on them; and (2) to explore the services that they receive. Ten individuals with intellectual disabilities who were deemed to be misusing alcohol/drugs were purposively se...
39 CitationsSource
#1Derek McLaughlin (Ulster University)H-Index: 7
#2Laurence Taggart (Ulster University)H-Index: 18
Last.Vikki Milligan (Ulster University)H-Index: 2
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More people with intellectual disability are living independent lives. They can and do experiment with substances that the wider community try, such as alcohol and drugs (both legal and illicit). Unfortunately for some, they develop problems related to their use of these substances. Face‐to‐face, semi‐structured interviews were conducted with 13 professionals who work in Intellectual Disability Services and Alcohol & Drug Services to discover their experiences of caring for people with intellect...
29 CitationsSource