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Updated October 2016.

Original papers.

Alves P, Sales C, Ashworth M. Does substance misuse treatment outcome assessment reflect the personal concerns of patients? A scoping review of measures recommended in Europe. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Dec 2016.

Alves P, Sales C, Ashworth M, Faísca L. "There are things I want to say but you don't ask": a thematic comparison between standardised and individualised outcome measures in substance misuse treatment. Submitted to J Subs Abuse Treatment, Nov 2016.

Neves I, Sales C, Alves P, Ashworth M. Capturing and missing the patient's story through outcome measures: A thematic comparison of patient-generated items in PSYCHLOPS with CORE-OM and PHQ-9. Submitted to Psychoth Res, Oct 2016.

Sales C, Alves P. Patient-centered assessment in psychotherapy: A review of individualized tools. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 2016;23:265-283. DOI: 10.1111/cpsp.12162

Alves P, Sales C, Ashworth M. “It is not just about the alcohol”: service users’ views about individualised and standardised clinical assessment in a therapeutic community. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy 2016;11:25. DOI: 10.1186/s13011-016-0070-5.

Alves P, Sales M, Ashworth M. Personalising the evaluation of substance misuse treatment: A new approach to outcome measurement. Int J Drug Policy 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.11.014.

Lawton R, Ashworth M, Seed P, Kordowicz M, Schofield P. Using a patient generated measure to explore problems in patients with Coronary Heart Disease. Br J Gen Prac 2014 e354-e363. doi:10.3399/bjgp14X680137

Alves P, Sales M, Ashworth M. Enhancing the patient involvement in outcomes: a study protocol of personalised outcome measurement in the treatment of substance misuse. BMC Psychiatry 2013;13:337. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-337

Hedinsson H, Kristjansdottir H, Olason D, Sigurdsson JF. A validation and replication study of the patient-generated measure 'PSYCHLOPS' (Psychological Outcome Profiles) on an Icelandic clinical population. European Journal of Psychological Assessment 2013; doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000136.

Ashworth M, Kordowicz M, Schofield S. ‘PSYCHLOPS’ (Psychological Outcome Profiles): an outcome measure. Integrating Science and Practice 2012;2:36-39.

Davy Z, Quinn, C, Togher F, Wilson H, Siriwardena AN. Investigating qualitative and quantitative validity of PSYCHLOPS: a novel Patient Reported Outcome Measure in a pilot study of primary care management of insomnia. Int J Pers Cent Med 2012;2:845-852.

Sales C, Alves P. Individualised patient progress systems: why we need to move towards a personalised evaluation of psychological treatments. Canadian Psychology 2012;53:115-121.

Kelly V, Holttum S, Evans C, Shepherd M. A discourse analysis of power in relation to PSYCHLOPS (Psychological outcome profiles) in the context of CBT for psychosis. Counselling and Psychotherapy Res 2012;1-10, iFirst article. doi:10.1080/14733145.2012.672439

Hedinsson H, Kristjansdottir H, Olason D, Sigurdsson JF. A validation and replication study of the patient-generated measure 'PSYCHLOPS' (Psychological Outcome Profiles) on an Icelandic clinical population. European Journal of Psychological Assessment 2011; doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000136.

Czachowski S, Seed P, Schofield P, Ashworth M. Measuring psychological change during brief cognitive behaviour therapy in primary care: a Polish study using PSYCHLOPS. PLoS ONE 2011;6(12): e27378.

Evans C, Ashworth M, Peters M. Are problems prevalent and stable in non-clinical populations? Problems and test-retest stability of a patient-generated measure, ‘PSYCHLOPS’ (Psychological Outcome Profiles), in a non-clinical student sample. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling 2010;38:431-439.

Siriwardena AN, Apekey T, Tilling M, Harrison A, Dyas JV, Middleton HC, Ørner R, Sach T, Dewey M, Qureshi ZM. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an educational intervention for practice teams to deliver problem focused therapy for insomnia: rationale and design of a pilot cluster randomised trial. BMC Fam Pract. 2009;10:9.

Ashworth M, Evans C, Clement S. Measuring psychological outcomes after cognitive behaviour therapy in primary care: a comparison between a new patient-generated measure, ‘PSYCHLOPS’ (Psychological Outcome Profiles) and ‘HADS’ (Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale). Journal of Mental Health 2009;18:169-177.

Bakker IM, Terluin B, van Marwijk HW, van der Windt DA, Rijmen F, van Mechelen W, Stalman WA. A cluster-randomised trial evaluating an intervention for patients with stress-related mental disorders and sick leave in primary care. PLoS Clin Trials 2007;6:e26.

Ashworth M. PSYCHLOPS – a psychometric outcome measure that is finding a niche. Counselling and Psychotherapy Res 2007;7:201-202.

Ashworth M. PSYCHLOPS: a patient-centred outcome measure. Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry 2007;1:37-41.

Ashworth M, Robinson S, Evans C, Shepherd M, Conolly A, Rowlands G. What does an idiographic measure (PSYCHLOPS) tell us about the spectrum of psychological issues and scores on a nomothetic measure (CORE-OM)? Primary Care and Community Psychiatry, 2007;12:7-16.

Verhoef MJ, Vanderheyden LC, Dryden T, Mallory D, Ware MA. Evaluating complementary and alternative medicine interventions: in search of appropriate patient-centred outcome measures. BMC Complement Altern Med 2006;6,38.

Robinson S, Ashworth M, Shepherd M, Evans C. In their own words: a narrative-based classification of clients’ problems on an idiographic outcome measure for talking therapy in primary care. Primary Care Mental Health 2006;4:165-173.

Schreuders B, van Oppen P, van Marwijk HW, Smit JH, Stalman WA. Frequent attenders in general practice: problem solving treatment provided by nurses. BMC Family Practice 2005;6:42.

Ashworth M, Robinson S, Godfrey E, Shepherd M, Evans C, Seed P, Parmentier H, Tylee A. Measuring mental health outcomes in primary care: the psychometric properties of a new patient-generated outcome measure, PSYCHLOPS (Psychological Outcome Profiles). Primary Care Mental Health 2005;3:261-270.

Ashworth M, Robinson S, Godfrey E, Parmentier H, Shepherd M, Christey J, Wright K, Matthews V. The experiences of therapists using a new client-centred psychometric instrument, ‘PSYCHLOPS’ (‘Psychological Outcome Profiles’). Counselling and Psychotherapy Res 2005;5:37-41.

Ashworth M, Shepherd M, Christey J, Matthews V, Wright K, Parmentier H, Robinson S, Godfrey E. A client-centred psychometric instrument: the development of ‘PSYCHLOPS’ (‘Psychological Outcome Profiles’). Counselling and Psychotherapy Res 2004;4:27-33.

Books which reference PSYCHLOPS:

Mental Health Outcomes Compendium. London: National Institute for Mental Health in England (NIMHE), 2008. http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/
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Papadopoulos L, Cross MC. What do I do if? Questions Commonly Asked by Trainees. In: Bor R &Watts MH. (eds). The Trainee Handbook; a Guide for Counselling and Psychotherapy Trainees. London: Sage, 1999.

Doctoral theses which reference PSYCHLOPS:

Doctoral thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Canterbury Christchuch University
Title: Social constructions of PSYCHLOPS (Psychological Outcome Profiles) in the context of CBT for psychosis. Download thesis right click "save as")