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Kirsty James
King's College London
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#1Trudie Chalder ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 53
#2Meenal Patel ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
Last.Sabine Landau ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 49
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Persistent physical symptoms (PPS), also known as medically unexplained symptoms (MUS), affect approximately 50% of patients in secondary care and are often associated with disability, psychological distress and increased health care costs. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has demonstrated both short- and long-term efficacy with small to medium effect sizes for PPS, with larger treatment effects for specific PPS syndromes, including non-cardiac chest pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and c...
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#1Katerina Hilari (City University London)H-Index: 18
#2Nicholas Behn (City University London)H-Index: 2
Last.Kimberley Goldsmith ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 26
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Despite the high prevalence of mood problems after stroke, evidence on effective interventions particularly for those with aphasia is limited. There is a pressing need to systematically evaluate interventions aiming to improve wellbeing for people with stroke and aphasia. This study aims to evaluate the feasibility of a peer-befriending intervention. SUPERB is a single blind, parallel group feasibility trial of peer befriending for people with aphasia post-stroke and low levels of psychological ...
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#1Meenal Patel ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
#2Kirsty James ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
Last.Trudie ChalderH-Index: 53
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Introduction Persistent physical symptoms (PPS), also known as medically unexplained symptoms are associated with profound physical disability, psychological distress and high healthcare costs. England’s annual National Health Service costs of attempting to diagnose and treat PPS amounts to approximately £3 billion. Current treatment relies on a positive diagnosis, life-style advice and drug therapy. However, many patients continue to suffer from ongoing symptoms and general practitioners (GPs) ...
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#1John Marsden (Mental Health Foundation)H-Index: 53
#2Garry Stillwell ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 13
Last.Luke Mitcheson (Mental Health Foundation)H-Index: 15
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Summary Background Opioid use disorder is a chronic, debilitating, and costly disorder that has increased in prevalence in many countries, with an associated sharp rise in mortality. Maintenance opioid agonist therapy is the first-line treatment, but many patients do not stop using illicit or non-prescribed drugs concomitantly. We aimed to test the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a personalised psychosocial intervention implemented with a toolkit of behaviour-change techniques as an adjunct t...
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#1Katerina Hilari (City University London)H-Index: 18
#2Nicholas Behn (City University London)H-Index: 2
Last.Kimberley GoldsmithH-Index: 26
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