Pauline Hanlon

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OBJECTIVES This study examined relationships between quality of life (QoL) in older people and cognitive functioning in both abstract and real-world problem solving. DESIGN Contributions of levels of mental, physical and social activities, self-rated and objective health status, self-rated cognitive functioning, socio-economic status, gender, real-world(More)
AIM To examine the relationship between the number of psychological treatment sessions completed by patients (1-5 sessions, 6-8 sessions, >8 sessions) and the change in self-rated depressive and anxiety symptoms using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). METHOD Recording demographic characteristics and various clinical outcome measures for(More)
Data are reported concerning social responses to health checks in an occupational setting. Previous research has suggested that screening may be a stressful experience. This, in turn, has contributed to a degree of scepticism about the value of health checking. No evidence was found in the present study to support the proposition that health checks cause(More)
This study examined relationships between cognitive functioning in older people and (1) levels of mental, physical and social activities, and (2) intentions regarding maintenance of cognitive functioning. Participants (N=145) were 70-91 years of age, varied in health status and socio-economic backgrounds. Current cognitive functioning was assessed by(More)
Western governments currently prioritize economic growth and the pursuit of profit above alternative goals of sustainability, health and equality. Climate change and rising energy costs are challenging this consensus. The realization of the transformation required to meet these challenges has provoked denial and conflict, but could lead to a more positive(More)
BACKGROUND Record linkage of routine hospital data to population-based research findings presents an opportunity to explore the relationships between classical risk factors and hospital activity. METHODS The objectives of this study were to examine, in Paisley and Renfrew, the effect of risk factor variables on the likelihood of experiencing an acute(More)
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