Barbara J. Mason
University of Hertfordshire
Publications 126
#1Amy J. Lyons (University of Hertfordshire)
#2Barbara J. Mason (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 42
Last.Saskia Keville (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 9
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Despite many clinical psychology training programmes utilising reflective practice groups (RPGs) to develop reflective practice (RP) skills, there remains little research examining how trainees experience these groups. This study uses interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) to explore the experiences of eight qualified clinical psychologists who attended RPGs on one United Kingdom (UK) clinical psychology training programme. A purposive sample was recruited for single, semi-structured int...
#1Barbara J. Mason (Scripps Research Institute)H-Index: 42
The purpose of this chapter is to review the evidence for the efficacy and safety of anticonvulsants for reducing cannabis use and withdrawal symptoms, compared to placebo. A comprehensive literature search of PubMed and related databases and reference lists of obtained publications was performed. The search yielded four completed prospective pilot studies evaluating divalproex sodium (Depakote), gabapentin (Neurontin), and topiramate (Topamax) for therapeutic potential in cannabis use disorder....
#1Daniel E. Falk (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 18
#2Megan L. Ryan (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 13
Last.Raye Z. Litten (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 29
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#1Kyle J. Frantz (GSU: Georgia State University)H-Index: 13
#2Marisa Roberto (Scripps Research Institute)H-Index: 37
Last.Fernando Rodríguez de Fonseca (UMA: University of Málaga)H-Index: 50
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#1Barbara J. Mason (Scripps Research Institute)H-Index: 42
#2Susan Quello (Scripps Research Institute)H-Index: 6
Last.Farhad F. Shadan (SHM: Society of Hospital Medicine)H-Index: 13
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: Alcohol misuse is the fifth leading risk factor for premature death and disability worldwide. Fewer than 10% of afflicted Americans receive pharmacological treatment for alcohol use disorder. Gabapentin is a calcium channel GABAergic modulator that is widely used for pain. Studies showing reduced drinking and decreased craving and alcohol-related disturbances in sleep and affect in the months following alcohol cessation suggest therapeutic potential for alcohol use disorder...
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Last.Barbara J. MasonH-Index: 42
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This is a pre-publication version of the following article: Kerrie Channer, Margo Ononaiye, Deirdre Williams & Barbara Mason, ‘Exploring the leadership competencies of trainee clinical psychologists and qualified clinical psychologists’, Clinical Psychology Forum, No. 31, January 2018, published by the British Psychological Society. Content in the UH Research Archive is made available for personal research, educational, and non-commercial purposes only. Unless otherwise stated, all content is pr...
#1Barbara J. Mason (Scripps Research Institute)H-Index: 42
Abstract The identification of different stages within the alcohol use disorder (AUD) cycle that are linked to neurocircuitry changes in pathophysiology associated with the negative emotional states of abstinence has provided a view of medication development for AUD that emphasizes changes in the brain reward and stress systems. Alcohol use disorder can be defined as a chronic relapsing disorder that involves compulsive alcohol seeking and taking, loss of control over alcohol intake, and emergen...
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#1Craig ForsythH-Index: 1
#2Barbara J. Mason (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 42
ABSTRACTDespite the proposed benefits of applying shared and distributed leadership models in healthcare, few studies have explored the leadership beliefs of clinicians and ascertained whether differences exist between professions. The current article aims to address these gaps and, additionally, examine whether clinicians’ leadership beliefs are associated with the strength of their professional and team identifications. An online survey was responded to by 229 healthcare workers from community...
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#1Barbara J. Mason (Scripps Research Institute)H-Index: 42
#1Keziban Salaheddin (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 1
#2Barbara J. Mason (University of Hertfordshire)H-Index: 42
Background Despite the high prevalence and burden of mental health problems among young people, studies have suggested that they infrequently seek professional help. Understanding the barriers to help-seeking is an important step towards facilitating early access to mental health services and improving psychological wellbeing. Aim To investigate why young adults may choose not to seek any support for an emotional or mental health difficulty. Design and setting A cross-sectional online survey of ...
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