DeSTRESS Project - Understanding and Dealing with Stress

Project Papers & Publications

Supporting patients experiencing poverty-related mental distress: Development and evaluation of a training resource in general practices in eleven regions of England

June 2024

Thomas, F., Wyatt, K., Berzins, K., Lee, I., Horrell, J., McLoughlin, A., Hamer, O. and Hughes, S.

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Asking about self-harm and suicide in primary care: Moral and practical dimensions

October 2020

Ford, J., Thomas, F., Byng, R. and McCabe, R.

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Use of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) in Practice: Interactions between patients and physicians

June 2020

Ford, J., Thomas, F., Byng, R. and McCabe, R.

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An engaged approach to exploring issues around poverty and mental health: a reflective evaluation of the research process from researchers and community partners involved in the DeStress study, Health Expectations

2020

Thomas, F., Hansford, L., Wyatt, K., Byng, R., Coombes, K. et al.

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The violence of narrative: embodying responsibility for poverty-related distress, Sociology of Health and Illness

2020

Thomas, F., Hansford, L., and Wyatt, K.

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How accessible and acceptable are current GP referral mechanisms for IAPT for low-income patients? Lay and primary care perspectives, Journal of Mental Health

November 2019

Thomas, F., Hansford, L., Ford, J., Wyatt, K., McCabe, R. and Byng, R.

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Exploring how patients respond to GP recommendations for mental health treatment: an analysis of communication in primary care consultations, BJGP Open

October 2019

Ford, J., Thomas, F., McCabe, R. and Byng, R.

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The impact of the Work Capability Assessment on mental health: claimants’ lived experiences and GP perspectives in low-income communities, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

October 2019

Hansford, L., Thomas, F. and Wyatt, K.

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Supporting mental health in low-income communities: implications for justice and equity

March 2019

Thomas, F. and Hansford, L.

Published in:
Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change by Aggleton, P., Broom, A. and Moss, J. (Chapter 4)

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Moral narratives and mental health: rethinking understandings of distress and healthcare support in contexts of austerity and welfare reform, Palgrave Communications

March 2018

Thomas, F., Hansford, L., Ford, J., Wyatt, K., McCabe, R. and Byng, R.

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DeStress Project Final Report

May 2019

Conference Day 1

Abstracts and slides from the first day of the conference.

Conference Day 2

Abstracts and slides from the second day of the conference.

DeStress Project Interim Report

March 2018