Jackie Boylan Doran

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OBJECTIVE To examine the association between components of shame (characterological, behavioural and bodily) and eating disturbance. METHOD This was a cross sectional study of 859 female and 256 male participants from the general population [non-clinical (NCP)] and 167 female participants from an eating disordered population [clinical (CP)] completing the(More)
AIMS This article is a report of a trial protocol to determine if improvizational music therapy leads to clinically significant improvement in communication and interaction skills for young people experiencing social, emotional or behavioural problems. BACKGROUND Music therapy is often considered an effective intervention for young people experiencing(More)
BACKGROUND Current national and international maternity policy supports the importance of addressing public health goals and investing in early years. Health care providers for women during the reproductive and early postnatal period have the opportunity to encourage women to make choices that will impact positively on maternal and fetal health. Midwives(More)
BACKGROUND Parent ratings on questionnaires may provide valid and cost-effective tools for screening cognitive development of children at risk of developmental delay. AIMS In this study, we examined the convergent validity of combining parent-based reports of non-verbal cognitive abilities (PARCA3) and verbal abilities (CDI-III) in relation to the(More)
AIM To guide researchers who are contemplating embarking on research by discussing the methodological challenges encountered in a retrospective follow-up study of three-year-old, late preterm infants (LPIs) who received neonatal intensive care (NIC) in Northern Ireland in 2006. BACKGROUND The importance of effective research examining the longer term(More)
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