Publications

I have tried as far as legally possible to make pdfs available for these papers (look for the link at the end of each publication), but if there’s something else you would like just drop me a line (r.meiser-stedman uea.ac.uk).

Iyadurai, L., Blackwell, S. B., Meiser-Stedman, R., Watson, P. C., Bonsall, M. B., Geddes, J. R., Nobre, A.C. &. Holmes, E. A. (in press). Preventing intrusive memories after trauma via a brief intervention involving Tetris computer game play in the emergency department: a proof-of-concept randomized controlled trial. Molecular Psychiatry. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., McKinnon, A., Dixon, C., Boyle, A., Smith, P. & Dalgleish, T. (2017). Acute stress disorder and the transition to posttraumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: prevalence, course, prognosis, diagnostic suitability and risk markers. Depression and Anxiety, 34, 348-355.  pdf  Supplem. tables Supplem. figure
Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., McKinnon, A., Dixon, C., Trickey, D., Ehlers, A., Clark, D.M., Boyle, A., Watson, P., Goodyer, I. & Dalgleish, T. (2017). Cognitive therapy as an early treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial addressing preliminary efficacy and mechanisms of action. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, 623–633. pdf
Goodall, B., Chadwick, I., McKinnon, A., Werner-Seidler, A., Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., & Dalgleish, T. (2017). Translating the cognitive model of ptsd to the treatment of very young children: a single case study of an 8-year-old motor vehicle accident survivor. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 511-523. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R. & Allen, L. (2017). Start as you mean to carry on: the emerging evidence base for the treatment of conflict-related mental health difficulties in children and adolescents. British Journal of Psychiatry, 210, 243-244.
Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., Yule, W., Glucksman, E., & Dalgleish, T. (2017). Posttraumatic stress disorder in young children three years post-trauma: prevalence and longitudinal predictors. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 78, 334-339.  Download pdf here (free!)
McKinnon, A., Meiser-Stedman, R., Watson, P., Dixon, C., Kassam-Adams, N., Ehlers, A., Winston, F., Smith, P., Yule, W., & Dalgleish, T. (2016). The latent structure of Acute Stress Disorder symptoms in trauma-exposed children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 57, 1308-1316. pdf
McKinnon, A., Smith, P., Bryant, R., Salmon, K., Yule, W., Dalgleish, T., Dixon, C., Nixon, R.D.V. & Meiser-Stedman, R. (2016). An update on the clinical utility of the Children’s Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29, 253-258.  Copy of 10-item CPTCI-S
McKinnon, A., Brewer, N., Meiser-Stedman, R. & Nixon, R.D.V. (2017). Trauma memory characteristics and the development of acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in youth. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 54, 112-119.
Coleman, J. R. I., Lester, K. J., Keers, R., Roberts, S., Curtis, C., Arendt, K., Bögels, S., Cooper, P., Creswell, C., Dalgleish, T., Hartman, C. A., Heiervang, E. R., Hötzel, K., Hudson, J. L., In-Albon, T., Lavallee, K., Lyneham, H. J., Marin, C. E., Meiser-Stedman, R., Morris, T., Nauta, M. H., Rapee, R. M., Schneider, S., Silverman, W. K., Thastum, M., Thirlwall, K., Waite, P., Wergeland, G. J., Breen, G., & Eley, T. C. (2016). Genome-wide association study of response to cognitive behavioral therapy in children with anxiety disorders. British Journal of Psychiatry, 209, 236-243. pdf
Hiller, R.M., Meiser-Stedman, R., Fearon, P., Lobo, S., McKinnon, A., Fraser, A., & Halligan, S.L. (2016). Changes in the Prevalence and Symptom Severity of Child PTSD in the Year Following Trauma: A Meta-Analytic Study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 884-898.  pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R. (2016). Commentary – The doctor will not see you now: therapist-light therapy for PTSD in children as the way ahead? Reflections on Salloum et al. (2016). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 623-624. Free pdf at JCPP
Keers R, Coleman JRI, Lester KJ, Roberts S, Breen G, Thastum M, Bögels S, Schneider S, Heiervang E, Meiser-Stedman R, Nauta MH, Creswell C, Thirlwall K, Rapee RM, Hudson JL, Lewis C, Plomin R, Eley TC. (2016) A genome-wide test of the differential susceptibility hypothesis reveals a genetic predictor of differential response to psychological treatments for child anxiety disorders. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 85, 146-158. pdf
Amone-P’Olak, K., Lekhutlile, T.M., Ovuga, E., Abbott, R.A., Meiser-Stedman, R., Stewart, D.G., & Jones, P.B. (2016). Sexual violence and general functioning among formerly abducted girls in Northern Uganda: the mediating roles of stigma and community relations – the WAYS study. BMC Public Health, 16:64 pdf
Hiller, R., Halligan, S., Ariyanayagam, R., Dalgleish, T., Smith, P., Yule, W., Glucksman, E., Watson, P. & Meiser-Stedman, R. (2016). Predictors of posttraumatic stress symptom trajectories in parents of children exposed to motor vehicle collisions. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41, 108-116. pdf
de Haan, A., Petermann, F., Meiser-Stedman, R., & Goldbeck, L. (2016). Psychometric Properties of the German Version of the Child Post-Traumatic Cognitions Inventory (CPTCI-GER). Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47, 151-158. pdf
Brown, H.M., Meiser-Stedman, R., Woods, H., & Lester, K.J. (2016). Cognitive Vulnerabilities for Depression and Anxiety in Childhood: Specificity of Anxiety Sensitivity and Rumination. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 44, 30–42.  pdf
Morris, L., Salkovskis, P., Adams, J., Lister, A., & Meiser-Stedman, R. (2015). Screening for post-traumatic stress symptoms in looked after children. Journal of Children’s Services, 10, 365-375. pdf
Hudson, J.L., Keers, R., Roberts, S., Coleman, J.R.I., Breen, G., Arendt, K., Bogels, S., Cooper, P., Creswell, C., Hartman, C., Heiervang, E., Hötzel, K., In-Albon, T., Lavallee, K., Lyneham, H.J., Marin, C.E., McKinnon, A., Meiser-Stedman, R., Morris, T., Nauta, M., Rapee, R.M., Schneider, S., Schneider, S., Silverman, W.K., Thastum, M., Thirlwall, K., Waite, P., Wergeland, G.J., Lester, K.J., Eley, T.C. (2015). Clinical Predictors of Response to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: The Genes for Treatment (GxT) Study. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 54, 454-463. pdf
Dalgleish, T., Goodall, B., Chadwick, I., Werner-Seidler, A., McKinnon, A., Morant, N., Schweizer, S., Panesar, I., Humphrey, A., Watson, P., Lafortune, L., Smith, P. & Meiser-Stedman, R. (2015). Trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy versus treatment as usual for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young children aged 3 to 8 years: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16, 116   pdf  publisher
Amone-P’Olak, K., Otim, B. N., Opio, G., Ovuga, E., & Meiser-Stedman R. (2015) War experiences and psychotic symptoms among former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: the mediating role of post-war hardships – the WAYS Study. South African Journal of Psychology, 45, 155–167.
Diehle, J., de Roos, C., Meiser-Stedman, R., Boer, F., & Lindauer, R. (2015). The Dutch version of the Child Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory: validation in a clinical sample and a school sample. European Journal Of Psychotraumatology, 6: pdf
Amone-P’Olak, K., Lekhutlile, T. M., Meiser-Stedman, R., & Ovuga, E. (2014). Mediators of the relation between war experiences and suicidal ideation among former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: the WAYS study. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 271
Amone-P’Olak, K., Jones, P., Meiser-Stedman, R., Abbott, R., Ayella-Ataro, P. S., Amone, J., Ovuga E (2014). War experiences, general functioning and barriers to care among former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: the WAYS study. Journal of Public Health, 36, 568–576.
Amone-P’Olak, K., Stochl, J., Ovuga, E., Abbott, R., Meiser-Stedman, R., Croudace, T.J., & Jones, P.B. (2014). Post-war Environment and Long-Term Mental Health Problems in Former Child Soldiers in Northern Uganda: The WAYS Study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 68, 425-430.
Meiser-Stedman, R., Shepperd, A., Glucksman, E., Dalgleish, T., Yule, W., & Smith, P. (2014). Thought control strategies and rumination in youth with acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder following single-event trauma. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 24, 47-51. pdf
Amone-P’Olak, K., Jones, P.B., Abbott, R., Meiser-Stedman, R., Ovuga, E., & Croudace, T.J. (2013). Cohort profile: mental health following extreme trauma in a northern Ugandan cohort of War-Affected Youth Study (The WAYS Study). SpringerPlus, 2, 1-11. pdf
Nixon, R.D.V., Meiser-Stedman, R., Dalgleish, T., Yule, W., Clark, D.M., Perrin, S., & Smith, P. (2013). The Child PTSD Symptom Scale: An update and replication of its psychometric properties. Psychological Assessment, 25, 1025-1031. pdf
Smith, P., Perrin, S., Dalgleish, T., Meiser-Stedman, R., Clark, D.M., & Yule, W. (2013). Treatment of PTSD in Children and Adolescents. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 26, 66-72.
Kassam-Adams, N., Palmieri, P. A., Rork, K., Delahanty, D. L., Kenardy, J., Kohser, K. L., Landolt, M. A., Le Brocque, R., Marsac, M. L., Meiser-Stedman, R., Nixon, R. D. V., Bui, E., & McGrath, C. (2012). Acute stress symptoms in children: Results from an international data archive. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 51, 812-820.
Trickey, D., Siddaway, A.P. Meiser-Stedman, R., Serpell, L., & Field, A.P. (2012). A meta-analysis of risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 122-138. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Dalgleish, T., Yule, W., & Smith, P. (2012). Intrusive memories and depression following recent non-traumatic negative life events in adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 137, 70-78. pdf
Salmond, C. H., Meiser-Stedman, R., Glucksman, E., Thompson, P., Dalgleish, T., & Smith, P. (2011). The nature of trauma memories in acute stress disorder in children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 560–570. pdf
 Meiser-Stedman, R., Dalgleish, T., Glucksman, E., Yule, W., & Smith, P. (2009). Maladaptive cognitive appraisals mediate the evolution of posttraumatic stress reactions: A 6-month follow up of child and adolescent assault and motor vehicle accident survivors. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 778-787. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., Bryant, R., Salmon, K., Yule, W., Dalgleish, T., & Nixon, R.D.V. (2009). Development and validation of the Child Post-Traumatic Cognitions Inventory (CPTCI). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 432–440. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., Glucksman, E., Yule, W., & Dalgleish, T. (2008). The post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis in pre-school and elementary school-aged children exposed to motor vehicle accidents. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 1326-1337. pdf
Dalgleish, T., Meiser-Stedman, R., Kassam-Adams, N., Ehlers, A., Winston, F., Smith, P., Bryant, B., Mayou, R.A., & Yule, W. (2008). Is Acute Stress Disorder the optimal means to identify child and adolescent trauma survivors at risk for later PTSD? British Journal of Psychiatry, 192, 392-393. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Dalgleish, T., Smith, P., Yule, W., & Glucksman, E. (2007). Variables associated with the development of Acute Stress Disorder in children and adolescents exposed to assaults or motor vehicle accidents. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 116, 65-79. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., Glucksman, E., Yule, W., & Dalgleish, T. (2007). Parent and child report of posttraumatic psychopathology in a prospective study of children and adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35, 191-201. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Dalgleish, T., Smith, P., Yule, W., Bryant, B., Ehlers, A., Mayou, R.A., Kassam-Adams, N., & Winston, F. (2007). Dissociative symptoms and the Acute Stress Disorder diagnosis in children and adolescents: A replication of Harvey & Bryant (1999). Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20, 359-364. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Smith, P., Yule, W., & Dalgleish, T. (2007). The Trauma Memory Quality Questionnaire: preliminary development and validation of a measure of trauma memory characteristics for children and adolescents. Memory, 15, 271-279. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Yule, W., Dalgleish, T., Smith, P., & Glucksman, E. (2006). The role of the family in child and adolescent posttraumatic stress following attendance at an emergency department. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31, 397-402. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R., Yule, W., Smith, P., Glucksman, E., & Dalgleish, T. (2005). Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents involved in assaults and motor vehicle accidents. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162, 1381-1383. pdf
Perrin, S., Meiser-Stedman, R., & Smith, P. (2005). The Children’s Revised Impact of Event Scale (CRIES): Validity as a Screening Instrument for PTSD. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 33, 487-498. pdf
Dalgleish, T., Meiser-Stedman, R., & Smith, P. (2005). Cognitive aspects of posttraumatic stress reactions and their treatment in children and adolescents: An empirical review and some recommendations. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 33, 459-486. pdf
Meiser-Stedman, R. (2002). Towards a Cognitive–Behavioral Model of PTSD in Children and Adolescents. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 5, 217-232. pdf