Laura Bettney

Laura Bettney

DClinPsychol University of Liverpool

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Introduction
I am a Clinical Psychologist working within an Early Intervention in Psychosis service in the United Kingdom. My current interests are the efficacy and acceptability of interventions aimed at distressing symptoms of psychosis; the role of psychological professionals in being drivers and supporters of change within increasingly stressed systems; and preventing and treating burnout in helping professionals.
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September 2009 - August 2012
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (5)
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In this paper, I will discuss the concept of self-care and its importance for clinical psychologists, both during training and post-qualification. I will review the pertinent literature in this area covering the concept of self-care and its meaning, the personal and professional impact of a lack of self-care for clinical psychologists, and discuss...
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Background: Guilt is commonly associated with distress and psychopathology. However, there is a lack of validated measures that assess how people cope with this aversive emotional and cognitive experience. Aims: We therefore developed and validated a self-report measure that assesses how people manage their guilt: the Guilt Management Scale (GMS...
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A poster developed for the PsyPAG 2015 conference based on my DClinPsychol thesis.
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Aim: To determine the effectiveness and acceptability of a brief Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based psychoeducation group for anxiety disorders delivered in a National Health Service (NHS) Older Adult Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) setting. Method: Clients referred from the caseload of a local NHS Older Adult CMHT, who were found suitab...
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Previous studies have identified sub-syndromes of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. But because of their cross-sectional design, the stability of these sub-syndromes over time remains unknown. Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia of 84 participants (out of an original sample of 144 patients) with Alzheimer's disease an...

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