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The Keele Repository is intended to be an Open Access showcase for the published research output of the university. Whenever possible, refereed documents accepted for publication, or finished artistic compositions presented in public, will be made available here in full digital format, and hyperlinks to standard published versions will be provided.



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A three-phased model to support the design and development of core competency education for liaison mental health clinicians (2021)
Journal Article

Purpose This paper aims to provide an insight into the design, development and delivery proposals for a first of its kind “Liaison Mental Health Training Programme”. In the UK, there has been a significant investment in Liaison Mental Health Service... Read More about A three-phased model to support the design and development of core competency education for liaison mental health clinicians.

Personality disorder co-morbidity in primary care ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapy’ (IAPT) services: a qualitative study exploring patient perspectives on treatment experience (2020)
Journal Article

Background: High numbers of people present with common mental health disorders and co-morbid personality disorder traits in primary care ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ (IAPT) services in England and they receive sub-optimal treatments... Read More about Personality disorder co-morbidity in primary care ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapy’ (IAPT) services: a qualitative study exploring patient perspectives on treatment experience.

Learning the subtle dance: The experience of therapists who deliver mentalisation-based therapy for borderline personality disorder. (2021)
Journal Article

Objectives This study aimed to understand therapists' lived experiences of delivering mentalisation-based therapy (MBT), including their experiences of service user change. Method One-to-one semi-structured interviews or focus groups were conduc... Read More about Learning the subtle dance: The experience of therapists who deliver mentalisation-based therapy for borderline personality disorder..

An evaluation of a pilot multi-professional offender personality disorder (OPD) higher education programme (2022)
Journal Article

Purpose Workforce development is crucial to the offender personality disorder (OPD) service to provide contemporary, evidenced care and treatment. This study aims to provide an overview and the research evaluation results of a regional higher educat... Read More about An evaluation of a pilot multi-professional offender personality disorder (OPD) higher education programme.

A qualitative study of the label of personality disorder from the perspectives of people with lived experience and occupational experience (2021)
Journal Article

Purpose The label “Personality Disorder” continues to divide opinion. Challenges to the terminology of personality disorder led by people with lived experience and supported by critical practitioners and academics are tempered by acknowledgement of... Read More about A qualitative study of the label of personality disorder from the perspectives of people with lived experience and occupational experience.