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Design to promote mindfulness practice and sense of self for vulnerable women in secure hospital services

Anja Thieme, Jayne Wallace, Paula Johnson, John McCarthy, Siân Lindley, Peter Wright, Patrick Olivier, Thomas D. Meyer
2013 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13  
The Spheres are designed to assist the women in practices of mindfulness, to help them tolerate emotional distress and to strengthen their sense of self, all of which are vital components of their specialist  ...  Exploring novel designs to engage vulnerable psychiatric patients in therapeutic skills practice and expanding on the potential of technology to promote mental health, the paper introduces the design concept  ...  help in the design and development of the artifacts; and the reviewers for their insightful feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2470654.2481366 dblp:conf/chi/ThiemeWJMLWOM13 fatcat:iqtx3ssgwnafdof2lzi3oo66ei

Challenges for Designing new Technology for Health and Wellbeing in a Complex Mental Healthcare Context

Anja Thieme, Ashur Rafiev, Cassim Ladha, Thomas Nappey, Mathew Kipling, Peter Wright, Thomas D. Meyer, Patrick Olivier, John McCarthy, Paula Johnson, Stephanie Phillips, Jayne Wallace (+4 others)
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '16  
This paper describes the challenges and lessons learned in the experience-centered design (ECD) of the Spheres of Wellbeing, a technology to promote the mental health and wellbeing of a group of women,  ...  We then provide insights into the challenges presented by the particular care culture and existing services and practices in the secure hospital unit that were revealed through our technology deployment  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the six women and the hospital staff for their invaluable support of the research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2858036.2858182 dblp:conf/chi/ThiemeMJPWLLJNR16 fatcat:qzh77mpt2vahlk7lhnwzpmyh6e

Sheltering Aboriginal Women with Mental Illness in Ontario, Canada: Being "Kicked" and Nurtured

Phyllis Montgomery
2014 Journal of Nursing & Care  
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the day-to-day experiences of Aboriginal women as they seek and provide safety, comfort, health, and healing in the context of mental illness  ...  Narrative analysis was used to identify common experiences among 11 shelter service users and 10 shelter service providers, all of whom where Aboriginal women.  ...  Nurturing involved "providing for" and "being available to" one another, "one woman at a time." The acts were to foster in the service users a sense of being "cared for" and feeling "cared about."  ... 
doi:10.4172/2167-1168.1000164 fatcat:dg6bj2puxbcuhlfoaee2ylt6xy

Common trust and personal safety issues: A systematic review on the acceptability of health and social interventions for persons with lived experience of homelessness

Olivia Magwood, Vanessa Ymele Leki, Victoire Kpade, Ammar Saad, Qasem Alkhateeb, Akalewold Gebremeskel, Asia Rehman, Terry Hannigan, Nicole Pinto, Annie Huiru Sun, Claire Kendall, Nicole Kozloff (+4 others)
2019 PLoS ONE  
for substance use, income assistance, and women- and youth-specific interventions.  ...  Positive self-identity facilitated links to long-term and integrated services, peer support, and patient-centred engagement.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Ayesha Ratnayake (University of Ottawa) for her contributions and expertise.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0226306 pmid:31887152 pmcid:PMC6936789 fatcat:mga7dbbzubdezozc2lchscfcg4

Mindfulness-based stress reduction adapted to pregnant women with psychosocial vulnerabilities—a protocol for a randomized feasibility study in a Danish hospital-based outpatient setting

S. Skovbjerg, D. Birk, S. Bruggisser, A. L. A. Wolf, L. Fjorback
2021 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
Teaching the skills of mindfulness meditation to a psychosocially vulnerable group of pregnant women could prove a viable and non-pharmacological approach to reduce stress, improve mental health, and provide  ...  Methods/design Pregnant women (n = 60) referred to an outpatient clinic at Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager and Hvidovre, Denmark, will be recruited for the study.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the project management group and staff at the outpatient clinic for high-risk pregnancies at Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager and Hvidovre, Denmark  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-021-00860-w pmid:34082839 fatcat:ap7jffpc2fb4ha7gpvxlws5hfa

Psychological Care of Health Workers during the COVID-19 Outbreak in Italy: Preliminary Report of an Occupational Health Department (AOUP) Responsible for Monitoring Hospital Staff Condition

Rodolfo Buselli, Sigrid Baldanzi, Martina Corsi, Martina Chiumiento, Elena Del Lupo, Claudia Carmassi, Liliana Dell'Osso, Alfonso Cristaudo
2020 Sustainability  
In addition to international guidelines, local institutions demand rapid and practical approaches easily replicable in different populations and contests.  ...  The principal aim of this paper is to highlight and share the experience of an Occupational Health Department responsible for monitoring hospital staff conditions during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic phase 1  ...  Thank also to Cinzia Brilli nurses Coord. and member of ICOH (International Commission of Occupational Health) and to Anand Saha for assistance with the English language review of this article.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12125039 fatcat:zac67cwemja6xiv4nodrh3grja

Medically Unexplained Symptoms and Attachment Theory: The BodyMind Approach®

Helen Payne, Susan D. Brooks
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
Improved self-management has potential to reduce costs for the NHS and in General Practitioner time and resources.  ...  There is a rationale for the design of TBMA as opposed to psychological interventions for this population.  ...  TBMA promotes a sense of agency and self-care i.e., deserving of care for themselves.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01818 pmid:31780974 pmcid:PMC6851196 fatcat:s2fel2ggdfcnpehbxxinywt7ja

Designing 'Healthy' Prisons for Women: Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care and Practice (TICP) into Prison Planning and Design

Yvonne Jewkes, Melanie Jordan, Serena Wright, Gillian Bendelow
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This means that not only healthcare services and psychology programmes must be sensitive to individuals' trauma histories but that the architecture and design of prisons should also be sympathetic, facilitating  ...  and penal practice in the UK and beyond.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph16203818 pmid:31658699 pmcid:PMC6843283 fatcat:fmgk7wuyx5daxncwfcv4fkwvuu

Making wellbeing

Kevin Marshall, Anja Thieme, Jayne Wallace, John Vines, Gavin Wood, Madeline Balaam
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Designing interactive systems - DIS '14  
Based on our experiences, we argue that researchers ought to be mindful of the potential impact our design processes have on our participants and provide considerations for those designing for and with  ...  We consider the role of making in current HCI design practices and how it may affect the wellbeing of those who participate in these processes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank those who through conversation have inspired and valuably contributed to this paper, in particular Patrick Olivier, Judy Robertson, Jofish Kaye and the reviewers of this paper  ... 
doi:10.1145/2598510.2600888 dblp:conf/ACMdis/MarshallTWVWB14 fatcat:w7fjav7itjewzmqufx7faoity4

Women's secure hospital care pathways in practice: a qualitative analysis of clinicians views in England and Wales

Nadia Somers, Annie Bartlett
2014 BMC Health Services Research  
Methods: This qualitative study explores the nature and quality of care pathways for women in low and medium secure hospital beds by eliciting participants' views of factors enhancing or impeding care.  ...  Secure hospitals are designed to assess and treat individuals with both mental health problems and significant criminal behaviour.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are extremely grateful to Dr Matthew Fiander for comments on questionnaires and drafts of this paper, to Dr Mari Harty for contributions to questionnaire development and to  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-450 pmid:25274275 pmcid:PMC4263065 fatcat:dwjitsgbh5h3rerl6z2d2leoiy

Dignity of patients with palliative needs in the Middle East: an integrative review

Silva Dakessian Sailian, Yakubu Salifu, Rima Saad, Nancy Preston
2021 BMC Palliative Care  
Background Patients with palliative needs experience high psychological and symptom distress that may lead to hopelessness and impaired sense of dignity.  ...  Results Out of the 5113 studies retrieved, 294 full texts were assessed. Sixteen studies were included for synthesis of which fourteen were published in Iran.  ...  and indirectly helped us in preparation of this review.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12904-021-00791-6 pmid:34271909 pmcid:PMC8285813 fatcat:gmy7mbfgybhrbbal2q72jdodwy

Hunting to Feel Human, the Process of Women's Help-Seeking for Suicidality After Intimate Partner Violence: A Feminist Grounded Theory and Photovoice Study

Petrea Taylor
2020 Global Qualitative Nursing Research  
The purpose of this study was to explore how women seek help for suicidality after intimate partner violence using a feminist grounded theory and photovoice multiple qualitative research design.  ...  Hunting to Feel Human involves fighting for a sense of belonging and personal value by perceiving validation from health care providers.  ...  While interventions aimed at survival promote a sense of physical security, feeling validated on an emotional level yields an even greater sense of self-worth and Feeling Human.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2333393619900893 pmid:32133388 pmcid:PMC7042558 fatcat:n4dcaatbhrfyhhwl6tayuithke

Claiming an Ethic of Care for midwifery

Jennifer MacLellan
2014 Nursing Ethics  
The public domain of midwifery practice, represented by the educational and hospital institutions could be blamed for a subconscious ethical dilemma for midwifery practitioners.  ...  Findings: Women are vulnerable during childbirth as they need care, yet they prioritise elements of relationship in their experience.  ...  It has been described as having the potential to impact significantly upon her sense of self [11] [12] [13] and influence bonding with her infant, adjustment to parenthood 10, 14, 15 and the woman's  ... 
doi:10.1177/0969733014534878 pmid:24917265 fatcat:wcz3gseemzaoximtc6btlqkp2m

Designing for mental wellbeing

Anja Thieme, Jayne Wallace, Thomas D. Meyer, Patrick Olivier
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference on - British HCI '15  
beginning to respond to the mental wellbeing agenda; and proposes avenues for future design and research in this area.  ...  Prompted by recent discussions in Western Healthcare and Psychology, we argue for a more holistic approach to promoting mental health that expands the field's focus to include strategies for enhancing  ...  Design for a Positive, Strong Sense of Self Personal memories and their (re-)construction are fundamental to a person's self-concept.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2783446.2783586 dblp:conf/bcshci/ThiemeWMO15 fatcat:cbbgbm7hfjbw7hbo7yyygxjyee

"Am I too emotional for this job?" An exploration of student midwives' experiences of coping with traumatic events in the labour ward

Liz Coldridge, Sarah Davies
2017 Midwifery  
For the student midwife, clinical placement in a hospital labour ward is especially demanding.  ...  In the context of organisational tensions and pressures the experience of supporting women through the unpredictable intensity of the labour process can be a significant source of stress for student midwives  ...  In their role students were trying to make sense of the way women were treated, and some perceived a disjuncture between promoting choice and safety for women.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.midw.2016.11.008 pmid:27936414 fatcat:4khwiiisrjhulfoxdg5f4f5whu
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