Peter Elliott

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AIMS This paper reports a study which aims (1) to investigate and compare levels of stressors and burnout of qualified and unqualified nursing staff in acute mental health settings; (2) to examine the relationships between stressors and burnout and (3) to assess the impact of social support on burnout and stressor-burnout relationships. BACKGROUND Several(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this prospective, phase II trial was to determine the response of muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) to concurrent chemoradiotherapy of weekly gemcitabine with 4 weeks of radiotherapy (RT; GemX). PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients with transitional cell carcinoma, stage T2-3, N0, M0 after transurethral resection and magnetic(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown a relationship between debt and mental health problems in students. This study aimed to examine the effect of differences in tuition fees amount on changes in mental health over time. METHODS A prospective cohort study followed 390 first-year British students who differed on their tuition fees level at 4 time points(More)
Rates of sexual-partner change and patterns of high-risk behaviour are important determinants of the spread of HIV. We carried out a survey to assess the feasibility of studying sexual lifestyle in a random sample of the British population, aged 16-64 years, in November 1987. Two thousand and seventy-seven households were selected using a multi-stage(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the time that infertile couples spend seeking and utilizing fertility care. DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTING Eight community and academic infertility practices. PATIENT(S) A total of 319 couples presenting for a fertility evaluation. INTERVENTION(S) Face-to-face and telephone interviews and questionnaires. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
This paper systematically reviews the relationship between personal unsecured debt and health. Psychinfo, Embase and Medline were searched and 52 papers were accepted. A hand and cited-by search produced an additional 13 references leading to 65 papers in total. Panel surveys, nationally representative epidemiological surveys and psychological autopsy(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous research has shown a relationship between financial difficulties and poor mental health in students, but there has been no research examining such a relationship for eating attitudes. METHOD A group of 444 British undergraduate students completed the Index of Financial Stress and the Eating Attitudes Test (26-item version) at up to four(More)
BACKGROUND Depression screening in primary care yields high numbers. Knowledge of how depressive symptoms change over time is limited, making decisions about type, intensity, frequency and length of treatment and follow-up difficult. This study is aimed to identify depressive symptom trajectories and associated socio-demographic, co-morbidity, health(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of centralized pathological review in penile cancer management. MATERIALS AND METHODS Newly diagnosed squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) of the penis, including squamous cell carcinoma in situ (CIS), from biopsy specimens were referred from 15 centres to the regional supra-network multidisciplinary team (Sn-MDT) between 1 January(More)