Veterans and Families Research Institute publications

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Caddick, N., Godier, L. and Fossey, M., 2017. EARLY SERVICE LEAVERS. Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Issues.

Caddick, N., & Smith, B. (in press). Exercise is medicine for mental health in military veterans: A qualitative commentary. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health.


Godier, L.R., Caddick, N., Kiernan, M.D. and Fossey, M., 2017. Transition Support for Vulnerable Service Leavers in the UK: Providing Care for Early Service Leavers. Military Behavioral Health, (just-accepted), pp.00-00.

Hughes, J.H. ed., 2017. Concluding Remarks: Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Issues. Routledge.

Hughes, J.H. ed., 2017. Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Issues. Hove Routledge Taylor Francis.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017) Psychological Treatment in Serving and Veteran Military Personnel: Lobban, J (Ed.). Art Therapy with Military Veterans. London: Taylor and Francis.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017). Trauma and its treatment in forensic settings: J. Ireland (Ed.). International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Prisons and Secure Settings. Hove: Routledge.

Shirazipour, C. H., Evans, M. B., Caddick, N., Smith, B., Aiken, A. B., Martin Ginis, K. A., Latimer-Cheung, A. E. 2017. Understanding a quality sport experience: Exploring perspectives of veterans with a physical disability. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 29 pp. 40 - 50.

Caddick, N. 2016. Analysing qualitative data in psychology: Doing Narrative Analysis. Sage.

Caddick, N. 2016. Theory and practice: Pluralistic data analysis Routledge handbook of qualitative research in sport and exercise. Routledge.

Cooper, L., Andrew, S. and Fossey, M., 2016. Educating nurses to care for military veterans in civilian hospitals: An integrated literature review. Nurse education today, 47, pp.68-73.

Cooper, L., Caddick, N., Godier, L., Cooper, A. and Fossey, M., 2016. Transition From the Military Into Civilian Life: An Exploration of Cultural Competence. Armed Forces & Society, pp 1-22.

Hacker Hughes, JGH. 2016. 100 years of British Military Psychology (From Myers to the MoD). News and Views: Newsletter of the Open University Psychology Society, New Year pp. 10 - 15.

Hacker Hughes, J. Abdul-Hamid, W. and Fossey M. 2015. Flash to Bang: Psychological Trauma, veterans and military families - can services cope? Journal of the Royal Army medical Corps. 161 (4) pp 298 - 299.

Hawker, D.S., Hughes, J.H., Tehrani, N., Hawker, D.M. and Yule, W., 2015. Mental health: needs go beyond RCTs. The Lancet, 385(9980), pp.1832-1833.

MacManus, D., Fossey, M., Watson, S.E. and Wessely, S., 2015. Former armed forces personnel in the criminal justice system. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2(2), pp.121-122.

W. Yule, D & D Hawker, D. Alexander, H. Holowenko, N. Tehrani, J. Durkin and J. Hacker Hughes (Eds.). 2015. Early Interventions for Trauma: What is needed now for early post-trauma interventions?  Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section; British Psychological Society.

Abdul-Hamid, W.K. and Hughes, J.H., 2014. Nothing new under the sun: post-traumatic stress disorders in the ancient world. Early science and medicine, 19(6), pp.549-557.

Caddick, N. and Smith, B., 2014. The impact of sport and physical activity on the well-being of combat veterans: A systematic review. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15(1), pp.9-18.

Hacker Hughes, JGH   Mark Neville J. 2014 Battle Against Stigma. London: Wellcome Trust.

Hacker Hughes, JGH   Mark Neville J. 2014. Battle Against Stigma: The Academic’s Tale. London: Wellcome Trust.

Hacker Hughes, JGH. 2014. Applied Psychology in the Armed: Forces: Current Provision. Forensic Update. 115 pp. 12 – 13.

Morrison, C., Walker, G., Ruggeri, K. and Hughes, J.H., 2014. An implementation pilot of the MindBalance web-based intervention for depression in three IAPT services. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 7, p.e15.

Abdul-Hamid, W., Turkey, J. and Hughes, J.H., 2013. EMDR-based mental health services for the Arab spring. Egyptian Journal of Psychiatry, 34(3), p.143.

Beddington, J and Hacker Hughes JGH by: Amanda Bradley and Howard Watson. 2013. A Psychological Perspective: Finding Heaven in a Hell of War: Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War. Edited.

Thomas, V., Hacker Hughes, J., Fossey, M. and Sewart. M. (2013) Coping with Civvy Street Counselling Today 24(9)