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Responding mindfully to unpleasant thoughts and images: reliability and validity of the Southampton mindfulness questionnaire (SMQ).
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability and validity of the Southampton mindfulness questionnaire (SMQ), a 16-item measure of mindful awareness of distressing thoughts and images. METHODS A total ofExpand
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Toward an Assessment of Suitability of People with Mental Retardation for Cognitive Therapy
Forty people with mild mental retardation completed five tasks which assessed progressively their ability to identify emotions, link emotions to situations, and select either an emotion given aExpand
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Mindfulness groups for distressing voices and paranoia: a replication and randomized feasibility trial.
BACKGROUND The clinical literature cautions against use of meditation by people with psychosis. There is, however, evidence for acceptance-based therapy reducing relapse, and some evidence forExpand
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A greater role of emotional than physical or sexual abuse in predicting disordered eating attitudes: the role of mediating variables.
OBJECTIVE Previous research on the role of trauma in eating psychopathology has generally focused on reported childhood sexual abuse. There has been relatively little research addressing the fullExpand
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Care staff responses to people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour: a cognitive-emotional analysis.
This study explores the application of Weiner's cognitive-emotional model of helping behaviour to care staff responses to challenging behaviour of people with learning disabilities. Participants wereExpand
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Social comparison, self-esteem and depression in people with intellectual disability.
  • D. Dagnan, S. Sandhu
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 24 December 2001
The present study explores the relationship between social comparison processes, self-esteem and depression in people with intellectual disability. Forty-three people with mild and moderateExpand
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Linking stigma to psychological distress: testing a social–cognitive model of the experience of people with intellectual disabilities
In this study we explore the link between the social experience of people with intellectual disabilities and core cognitive process that have previously been shown to be related to a range ofExpand
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Assessment of cognitive therapy skills for people with learning disabilities
There is increasing use of cognitive therapy with people with learning disabilities. This paper gives a detailed description of a clinically useful assessment approach that gives the therapistExpand
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UNDERSTANDING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR IN OLDER PEOPLE; THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONTROLLABILITY BELIEFS SCALE
Carers' beliefs about the controllability of challenging behaviour have been shown to be related to their emotional and behavioural responses to such behaviour. This paper describes the psychometricExpand
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Starting a New Job: The Social and Emotional Experience of People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Background  Employment is viewed by policy makers as both a human right and as a means of changing the marginalized status of people with intellectual disabilities, with important social andExpand
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