School of Health and Social Work

Maternal, Reproductive, Relationships and Sexual Health Research Development Group

Representative publications

Jefford, E, Jomeen, J, Martin, CR. Determining the psychometric properties, reliability and validity of the Enhancing Decision-making Assessment in Midwifery (EDAM) measure in a cross cultural context. BMC Pregnancy and Birth. Under review

Jones, C, Jomeen J, Hayter, M. A Home-Start peer support scheme for women with low mood following childbirth. Community Practitioner. In press

Jones, C, Jomeen J, Glover, L, Garg, D and Marshall, C. Exploring changes in health visitors’ knowledge, confidence and decision making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package. European Journal of Person Centred Healthcare. In press

Jefford, E and Jomeen J. Midwifery Abdication: A finding from an Interpretive Study International Journal of Childbirth. In press

Kirstie Mc-Kenzie-McHarg, Susan Ayers, Elizabeth Ford, Antje Horsch, Julie Jomeen, Alexandra Sawyer, Claire Stramrood, Gill Thomson, Pauline Slade. Post-traumatic stress disorder following childbirth: an update of current issues and recommendations. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Available online DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2015.1031646

Wyatt, C, Murray, C, Davies, J and Jomeen J (2014). Postpartum psychosis and relationships: their mutual influence from the perspective of women and significant others. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Available online DOI:10.1080/02646838.2015.1027181

Ydave, M, Hinchliff, S, Wylie, K, Hayter, M, (2015) "The perspectives of psychosexual therapists towards using play therapy techniques in sex and relationship therapy: A qualitative study" Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 1-11

Kao, S, Hayter M, Hinchliff S, Tsai CH, Hsu MT, (2015) Experience of pelvic floor muscle exercises among women in Taiwan; a qualitative study of improvement in urinary incontinence and sexuality, Journal of Clinical Nursing, published online: 7 February 2015, DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12783

Mepham, N, Arcelus, J, Bouman, W, Hayter, M, Wylie K (2014) People with Gender Dysphoria who self-prescribe cross sex hormones; prevalence, sources and side-effects knowledge, Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11, 12: 2995-3001

Chang, YT, Hayter, M, Lin, ML (2014) Chinese Adolescents’ Attitudes Toward Sexual Relationships and Premarital Sex Implications for Promoting Sexual Health
Journal of School Nursing, published online, 10.1177/1059840514520996

Jones, CG, Jomeen, J, Hayter, M (2014) The impact of peer support in the context of perinatal mental illness: A meta-ethnography, Midwifery, 30, 5,491-498

Farrag, S, Hayter, M (2014) A qualitative study of Egyptian School Nurses’ attitudes and experiences towards sex and relationship education, Journal of School Nursing, 30, 1, 49-56

Lee, R, Hayter, M (2014) The effect of a structured adolescent health summer programme: a quasi-experimental intervention, International Nursing Review, 61, 1: 64-72

Glover, L, Jomeen J, Urquhart T, Martin, CR (2014) Puerperal Psychosis - A qualitative study of women’s experiences. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 32, 3, 254-269

Jomeen, J and Martin CR. (2014). Developing specialist perinatal mental health services. Practising Midwife. 17, 3, 18-21

Spiteri CM, Jomeen J and Martin CR (2013) Reimagining the General Health Questionnaire as a measure of emotional wellbeing: a study of postpartum women in Malta. Women and Birth, 26, 4, e105-e111

Jones C, Jomeen J, Ogbuehi O (2013) A preliminary survey of the use of complementary and alternative medicines in childbearing women. Evidence Based Midwifery, 11 4, 128 – 131

Fiona Alderdice, Susan Ayers, Zoe Darwin, Josephine Green, Julie Jomeen, Sara Kenyon, Colin R Martin, C Jane Morrell, James J Newham, Maggie Redshaw, Emily Savage-McGlynn & Judi Walsh Measuring psychological health in the perinatal period: workshop consensus statement, 19 March 2013, 31 (5)

Jomeen J, Glover L, Jones C. Garg D and Marshall С (2013) Assessing women’s perinatal psychological health: Exploring the experiences of Health Visitors. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 31 (5), 479-489

Walsh J, Hepper EG, Bagge SR, Wadephul F and Jomeen J (2013) Maternal–foetal relationships and psychological health: emerging research directions. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 31 (5), 490-499

Whitfield C, Jomeen J, Hayter M, Gardiner E (2013) Sexual Health information seeking: a survey of adolescent practices, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22, 23-24, 3259-3269

Leese B, Jomeen J and Denton J (2012) Appropriate maternal weight gain in singleton and twin pregnancies: what is the evidence. Human Fertility, 15 (4), 94-199)

Jomeen J and Redshaw M (2012) Ethnic minority women’s experience of maternity services in England. Ethnicity and Health

Hammerlund K, Nystrom M and Jomeen J (2012) Young women´s experiences of managing self-treatment for ano- genital warts. Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. 3(3), 117-121

Jomeen J and Martin CR (2012) Perinatal Quality of Life: is it important for childbearing women. The Practising Midwife, 15(4), 30-34

Newbury R, Wylie K, Hayter M, Riddell M (2012) Sexual fantasy as a clinical intervention, Sexual and Relationship Therapy, ifirst article, 1-14

Loke A, Yu PL, Hayter M (2012) Experiences of sub-fertility among Chinese couples in Hong Kong: a qualitative study, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 3-4: 504-512

Hayter, M, Owen J, Cooke J (2012) Developing and establishing school based sexual health services: implications for school nursing practice, Journal of School Nursing, published online April 2012, 10598440512444317

Robbins-Cherry, S, Hayter, M, Wylie, K, Goldmeir, D (2011) Experience of inhibited ejaculation: a qualitative study, Sex and Relationship Therapy, iFirst, 1-12

Formby, E., Hirst, J., Owen, J. and Hayter, M. (2011) Barriers to the delivery of school-linked sexual health services in the UK: The influence of societal and school views on young people's sexual health, Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8 (s3)

Hayter, M (2011) School linked Sexual Health Services for Young People, Connections, Royal College of Nursing, Australia 14, 3: 22-23

Chang YT, Hayter, M, Lin ML (2011) Pubescent male students’ attitudes towards menstruation in Taiwan: implications for reproductive health education and school nursing practice, Journal of Clinical Nursing, published online: 25 FEB 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03700.x

Chang YT, Hayter M (2011) Experiences of grand-parent parenting in aboriginal communities in Taiwan, Journal of Family Nursing, 17: 202-223

Snowden A, Martin CR, Jomeen J and Hollins-Martin CJ (2011) Concurrent analysis of choice and control in childbirth. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.

Jones, C. (2011) The efficacy of lavender oil on perineal trauma: A review of the evidence. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice (in press), published online 22 February 2011 (doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2011.01.003)

Jones, C. (2011) Perineal healing measurements: midwifery practice and midwifery research. Essentially MIDIRS, 2(4), 47–49

Snowden A, Martin CR, Jomeen J and Hollins-Martin CJ (2011) Concurrent analysis of choice and control in childbirth. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.

Owen J, Carroll C, Cooke J, Formby E, Hayter M, et al (2010). School-linked sexual health services for young people (SSHYP): a survey and systematic review concerning current models, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and research opportunities, Health Technology Assessment; 14 (30).

Jomeen J, Cross D and Cairns J (2010) Cardiotocography (CTG) + ST Analysis (STAN): A Retrospective Review of Practitioner Decision Making in a UK Maternity Unit. British Journal of Midwifery. 18(6), 358-364

McNeil A and Jomeen J (2010) Gezellig: A central concept for pain management during labour and childbirth. British Journal of Midwifery. 18(8), 515-520

Lambert, C. Jomeen, J. McSherry W. (2009) Reflexivity: A review of the literature in the context of midwifery research. British Journal of Midwifery. 18(5), 321-326

Jomeen, J. Glover, L & Davies S (2009) Midwives’ illness perceptions of antenatal depression. British Journal of Midwifery. 17(5) 296-303

Jones, C. (2009) Safety of Lavender Oil in the Treatment of Perineal Trauma. British Journal of Midwifery, 17 (9), 567–570

Jomeen, J. & Martin, C.R. (2008) Reflections on the notion of postnatal depression following examination of the scores of women on the EPDS during pregnancy and in the postnatal period. Journal Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 15, 645–648

Jomeen, J. & Martin, C.R. (2008) The impact of choice of maternity care on psychological health outcomes for women during pregnancy and the postnatal period. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 14(3), 391-398

Jomeen, J. (2007) Choice in Childbirth: a realistic expectation? British Journal of Midwifery, 15(8), 485-490

Books/book chapters

Jomeen J (2010) Choice, Control and Contemporary Childbirth: Understanding through Women’s Experiences. Radcliffe: London

Martin, C.R. and Jomeen, J. Assessment of quality of life during pregnancy and in the postnatal period. In Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. Editors Preedy VR and Watson RR. Springer: Germany.

Jomeen, J. and Martin, C.R. The Baby with Abnormalities In Martin C.R. (ed) Perinatal Mental Health. MK Update: London

Jomeen, J. and Martin, C.R. Comorbid Physical Illness. In Martin C.R. (ed) Perinatal Mental Health. MK Update: London

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