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Professor Alison Wearden PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS

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Professor of Health Psychology

School of Psychological Sciences
University of Manchester
Coupland Building
Oxford Road
M13 9PL


Professor of Health Psychology

Editor (with David French) of British Journal of Health Psychology

Past Chair, British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology. 

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

  • Academician in the Social Sciences
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
  • Full Member of the Division of Health Psychology
  • Chartered Psychologist
  • Registered as a Health Psychologist with the Health Professions Council
  • Member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
  • Member of European Health Psychology Society
  • Member of the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine
  • Member of Division 38 American Psychological Association


Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)

Treatment of CFS, the experience of cognitive problems in CFS in relation to fatigue, mood and illness beliefs, family responses to CFS.

Expressed Emotion

The role of family Expressed Emotion in mental and physical health conditions

Healthy living in recent onset pychosis

I am the Health Psychologist on a team which has recently developed and is testing an intervention to encourage healthy living in people recovering from recent onset psychosis

Antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections

We have developed and delivered a brief evidence and theory-based intervention to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections.

Family factors in diabetes

I am a member of the Institute of Health Sciences Diabetes and Obesity Research Network. My research interests in this area include:

  • Family factors (in particular partners' expressed emotion) in relation to self-management of and adjustment to diabetes in adults
  • Illness cognitions and diabetes - how the beliefs which patients hold about their diabetes impact on their attempts to manage it, their adjustment and well-being

Individual differences in health and illness

Attachment theory, alexithymia and symptom reporting. Attachment style and therapeutic alliance. Attachment and psychosis.


  • Chronic illness management
  • Health Promotion
  • Patient self-management
  • Individual differences

Methodological Knowledge

  • Randomised controlled trials
  • Experimental studies
  • Quantitative
  • Qualitative



Level 2: 2nd year Academic Advisor and PSYC 21000 Psychology Futures

Level 2 PSYC 20341 Mental health and wellbeing

Level 3: PSYC 30920 Projects

Level 3: PSYC 31232 Communication in Health Care


Masters in Clinical and Health Psychology:

PSYC 69822 Mind and body in health and illness (module leader)



I graduated in Psychology from the University of Manchester in 1977, and then went on to obtain a Diploma in Social Administration and Social Work in 1979. After working for nine years as a Probation Officer and four years at home caring for children, I returned to Psychology in 1993 when I worked on some research looking at age and IQ effects in timing. I worked as a researcher from 1993 to 1999 until taking up my post as lecturer in Psychology in January 2000. I obtained an MSc entitled "Cognitive Functioning in chronic fatigue syndrome" in 1995, and a PhD, entitled "Expressed emotion and Type 1 diabetes" in 2000. My current research interests centre around understanding and managing chronic illness, particularly chronic fatigue syndrome, focusing on the roles of illness cognitions and interpersonal factors.

Link to my google scholar page:



  • Band, R., Barrowclough, C., Caldwell, K., Emsley, R., & Wearden, A. (2016).

    Activity patterns in response to symptoms in patients being treated for chronic fatigue syndrome: an experience sampling methodology study. Health Psychology. . Publication link: b3e07db7-3a4a-4226-98c4-e04358cb8af5
  • Bayliss, K., Riste, L., Band, R., Peters, S., Wearden, A., Lovell, K., ... Chew-Graham, C. (2016).

    Implementing resources to support the diagnosis and management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in primary care: A qualitative study. BMC family practice, 17, [66]. DOI:10.1186/s12875-016-0453-8. Publication link: 16ddfe52-e531-4b4c-b88a-d68e5afb7fdd | PubMed:27259658
  • Estévez-López, F., Pulido-Martos, M., Armitage, C. J., Wearden, A., Álvarez-Gallardo, I. C., Arrayás-Grajera, M. J., ... Segura-Jiménez, V. (2016).

    Factor structure of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) in adult women with fibromyalgia from Southern Spain: the al-Ándalus project. PeerJ, 4, e1822. DOI:10.7717/peerj.1822. Publication link: 375708ae-d695-4ef1-b1f0-30084a99b101 | PubMed:27047704
  • Harris, K., Band, R., Cooper, H., Macintyre, V., Mejia, A., & Wearden, A. (2016).

    Distress in significant others of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review of the literature. British Journal of Health Psychology. . Publication link: d91fe350-bb13-4b36-a37a-9ca41266aa8c
  • Jayanti, A., Foden, P., Wearden, A., & Mitra, S. (2016).

    Illness Beliefs in End Stage Renal Disease and Associations with Self-Care Modality Choice. PloS one|PLoS One, 11(7), [e0154299]. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0154299. Publication link: 21eac2b0-a8d9-467a-91fc-697bcd5acd0f
  • Poort, H., Peters, M., Gielessen, M., Verhagen, S., Bleijenberg, G., van der Graaf, W., ... Knoop, H. (2016).

    Fatigue in advanced cancer patients: congruence between patients and their informal caregivers about patients’ fatigue severity during cancer treatment with palliative intent and predictors of perceptual accuracy.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management|J Pain Symptom Manage. . Publication link: 8bb72afd-d325-4018-9ea8-ecd943f628ad
  • Rowbotham, S. J., Holler, J., Wearden, A., & Lloyd, D. M. (2016).

    I see how you feel: Recipients obtain additional information from speakers’ gestures about pain.Patient Education and Counseling|Patient Educ Couns. . Publication link: b85a275e-ed60-4a64-b607-eda1404e61e9
  • Russell, C., Kyle, S. D., & Wearden, A. (2016).

    Do evidence based interventions for chronic fatigue syndrome improve sleep? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Sleep Medicine Reviews. . Publication link: 9957ed2c-4e58-4318-be1f-bb5f4c131ea0
  • Russell, C., Wearden, A., Emsley, R., Fairclough, G., & Kyle, S. (2016).

    Subjective but not Actigraphy-Defined Sleep Predicts Next-Day Fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Prospective Daily Diary Study. Sleep, 39(4). . Publication link: 27182d6b-63e9-4b8a-bae6-7859b91bbdb4
  • Stovell, D., Wearden, A., Morrison, A. P., & Hutton, P. (2016).

    Service users’ experiences of the treatment decision making process in psychosis: A phenomenologial analysis.Psychosis. DOI:10.1080/17522439.2016.1145730. Publication link: c4a187eb-ee1a-4a0a-bf8e-150d8d7ddb12
  • Wearden, A., & Segura-Jime´nez, V. (2016).

    Factor structure of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) in adult women with fibromyalgia from. PeerJ. DOI:10.7717/peerj.1822. Publication link: a280a9ea-048c-4fa9-97d9-bbcaba66cd4b


  • Band, R., Barrowclough, C., Emsley, R., Machin, M., & Wearden, A. J. (2015).

    Significant other behavioural responses and patient chronic fatigue syndrome symptom fluctuations in the context of daily life: An experience sampling study.British journal of health psychology. DOI:10.1111/bjhp.12179. Publication link: e23e4632-52bc-43a0-a1fe-14819c535d78 | PubMed:26700742
  • Band, R., Wearden, A., & Barrowclough, C. (2015).

    Patient outcomes in association with significant other responses to chronic fatigue syndrome: A systematic review of the literature. Clinical Psychology, 22(1), 29-46. DOI:10.1111/cpsp.12093. Publication link: 5718a687-db99-47b6-86f1-b9044709d985
  • Borrelli, B., Bartlett, Y. K., Tooley, E., Arden Armitage, C., Armitage, C. J., & Wearden, A. (2015).

    Prevalence and Frequency of mHealth and eHealth Use Among US and UK Smokers and Differences by Motivation to Quit.Journal of medical Internet research, 17(7). DOI:10.2196/jmir.4420. Publication link: bd76c166-a746-4b7b-b24c-95f124d0a8a4 | PubMed:26149323
  • Borrelli, B., Bartlett, Y. K., Tooley, E., Armitage, C., & Wearden, A. (2015).

    Prevalence and frequency of mHealth and eHealth use among smokers in the US and UK and differences by motivation to quit.Journal of medical Internet research, 17(7). . Publication link: 76a3187b-5b15-4000-8b1f-73c90a40ede3
  • Brooks, J., Kime, N., King, N., Wearden, A., Gillibrand, W., & Campbell, F. (2015).

    We don’t need no education? Exploring how young people think about and respond to diabetes in their peers.Diabetes Care for Children & Young People, 04(01), 14-18. . Publication link: 2489aae9-9d51-4578-b574-8066dee4c770
  • Goldsmith, L. P., Dunn, G., Bentall, R. P., Lewis, S. W., & Wearden, A. J. (2015).

    Therapist Effects and the Impact of Early Therapeutic Alliance on Symptomatic Outcome in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.PLoS ONE, 10(12). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144623. Publication link: 50261e48-75ce-400f-80a4-286c32c018ff | PubMed:26657793
  • Jayanti, A., Foden, P., Wearden, A., Morris, J., Brenchley, P., & Mitra, S. (2015).

    Self-cannulation for haemodialysis: patient attributes, clinical correlates and self-cannulation predilection models. PLoS ONE 10(5) e0125606. Unknown Journal, 10(5). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0125606. Publication link: aa4d75fe-cdf3-4a5b-8719-d2df9007bfa2 | PubMed:25992775
  • Jayanti, A., Foden, P., Wearden, A., Morris, J., Brenchley, P., & Mitra, S. (2015).

    Self-cannulation for haemodialysis: patient attributes, clinical correlates and self-cannulation predilection models.P L o S One, 10(5). . Publication link: f0dbd995-ba6c-4080-a8ec-1c19f0941ea3
  • Jayanti, A., Neuvonen, M., Wearden, A., Morris, J., Foden, P., Brenchley, P., & Mitra, S. (2015).

    Healthcare decision-making in end stage renal disease-patient preferences and clinical correlates.BMC Nephrology, 16(1). DOI:10.1186/s12882-015-0180-8. Publication link: f24029e0-d513-401b-8942-89ffafd2f622 | PubMed:26572607
  • Marshall, M., Barrowclough, C., Drake, R., Husain, N., Lobban, F., Lovell, K., ... Gregg, L. (2015).

    The HELPER programme: Healthy Living and Prevention of Early Relapse – three exploratory randomised controlled trials of phase-specific interventions in first-episode psychosis.Unknown Journal, 3(2). DOI:10.3310/pgfar03020. Publication link: ec4fc8cf-f181-42e6-9cf2-27149ab876ad
  • Noke, M., Peters, S., Wearden, A., & Ulph, F. (2015).

    A qualitative study to explore how professionals in the UK make decisions to test children for a sickle cell carrier status. European Journal of Human Genetics. DOI:10.1038/ejhg.2015.104. Publication link: 2d37e418-f9d8-49c3-93d7-74d94d167adb
  • Noke, M., Peters, S., Wearden, A., & Ulph, F. (2015).

    A qualitative study to explore how professionals in the United Kingdom make decisions to test children for a sickle cell carrier status. European Journal of Human Genetics, 24(2). DOI:10.1038/ejhg.2015.104. Publication link: 17187d89-61df-40d0-96d3-1c0927c2eec9 | PubMed:26014427
  • Rowbotham, S., Lloyd, D. M., Holler, J., & Wearden, A. (2015).

    Externalizing the Private Experience of Pain: A Role for Co-Speech Gestures in Pain Communication?. Health Communication, 30(1), 70-80. DOI:10.1080/10410236.2013.836070. Publication link: 56552bfb-21a8-42d3-9d7d-ea0155de7011 | PubMed:24483213
  • Safavi, R., Berry, K., & Wearden, A. (2015).

    Expressed Emotion in relatives of persons with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Aging & mental health. DOI:10.1080/13607863.2015.1111863. Publication link: 5b989111-eb84-447f-8a1c-9bcf031e425d | PubMed:26569025
  • Stenhoff, A. L., Sadreddini, S., Peters, S., & Wearden, A. (2015).

    Understanding medical students' views of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A qualitative study.Journal of health psychology, 20(2), 198-209. DOI:10.1177/1359105313501534. Publication link: 2822a420-0e7a-4fa9-a424-4af3b2783b89 | PubMed:24058124
  • Vincent, C., Wearden, A., & French, D. P. (2015).

    Making health care safer: What is the contribution of health psychology?. British Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 681-687. DOI:10.1111/bjhp.12166. Publication link: 325d965c-e573-4858-90be-4517ae8c233d



  • Brooks, J. M., Daglish, J., & Wearden, A. J. (2013).

    Attributions, distress and behavioural responses in the significant others of people with chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Health Psychology, 18(10), 1288-1295. DOI:10.1177/1359105312464670. Publication link: b165e0ed-0349-48b9-8096-7fbf213a2b30
  • Jayanti, A., Wearden, A. J., Morris, J., Brenchley, P., Abma, I., Bayer, S., ... Mitra, S. (2013).

    Barriers to successful implementation of care in home haemodialysis (BASIC-HHD):1. Study design, methods and rationale. BMC Nephrology, 14(1), [197]. DOI:10.1186/1471-2369-14-197. Publication link: cf168639-e256-40b0-b03c-65bd481ee50e | PubMed:24044499
  • Poliakoff, E., Galpin, A. J., Mcdonald, K., Kellett, M., Dick, J. P. R., Hayes, S., & Wearden, A. J. (2013).

    The effect of gym training on multiple outcomes in Parkinson's disease: A pilot randomised waiting-list controlled trial. NeuroRehabilitation, 32(1), 125-134. DOI:10.3233/NRE-130829. Publication link: 31b0367a-6721-47e7-a740-8c9ba0a0023e
  • Richardson, G., Epstein, D., Chew-Graham, C., Dowrick, C., Bentall, R. P., Morriss, R. K., ... Wearden, A. J. (2013).

    Cost-effectiveness of supported self-management for CFS/ME patients in primary care. BMC family practice, 14, [12]. DOI:10.1186/1471-2296-14-12. Publication link: 19fe251b-87c5-449f-985e-b68f64b47033 | PubMed:23327355
  • Rowbotham, S., Wearden, A., Lloyd, D., & Holler, J. (2013).

    A descriptive analysis of the role of co-speech gestures in the representation of information about pain quality.Health Psychology Update, 22(1), 19-25. . Publication link: 156a07e5-548a-461a-93fd-55becf8df32e
  • Vasconcelos E Sa, D., Wearden, A., & Barrowclough, C. (2013).

    Expressed emotion, types of behavioural control and controllability attributions in relatives of people with recent-onset psychosis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48(9), 1377-1388. DOI:10.1007/s00127-013-0659-1. Publication link: 8300be91-909e-4a68-a768-c5a4639f31f0 | PubMed:23407901
  • Wearden, A. J., & Emsley, R. (2013).

    Mediators of the effects on fatigue of pragmatic rehabilitation for chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(5), 831-838. DOI:10.1037/a0033561. Publication link: 5a978791-cc51-476d-be37-0154efb1bc2b | PubMed:23796316
  • Wearden, A., & French, D. (2013).

    BJHP - building on our strengths.British Journal of Health Psychology, 18(1), 1. DOI:DOI: 10.1111/bjhp.12012. Publication link: c5b257f2-1e6a-4b66-a5fe-61151b78e488


  • Berry, K., Wearden, A., Barrowclough, C., Oakland, L., & Bradley, J. (2012).

    An investigation of adult attachment and the nature of relationships with voices. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(3), 280-291. DOI:10.1111/j.2044-8260.2011.02027.x. Publication link: d4604348-fa15-4bb9-8b9d-e4b0c9c88bfe | PubMed:22803935
  • Bradshaw, T., Wearden, A., Marshall, M., Warburton, J., Husain, N., Pedley, R., ... Lovell, K. (2012).

    Developing a healthy living intervention for people with early psychosis using the Medical Research Council's guidelines on complex interventions: Phase 1 of the HELPER - InterACT programme. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49(4), 398-406. DOI:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.10.008. Publication link: 2c98cb42-724b-4eae-b743-39b2f50a8d28
  • Hannon, K., Peters, S., Fisher, L., Riste, L., Wearden, A., Lovell, K., ... Bayliss, K. (2012).

    Developing resources to support the diagnosis and management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME) in primary care: A qualitative study. BMC family practice, 13, [93]. DOI:10.1186/1471-2296-13-93. Publication link: bee20162-5187-4800-a030-b7baa6aed50c | PubMed:22998151
  • Rowbotham, S., Chisholm, A., Moschogianis, S., Chew-Graham, C., Cordingley, L., Wearden, A., & Peters, S. (2012).

    Challenges to nurse prescribers of a no-antibiotic prescribing strategy for managing self-limiting respiratory tract infections. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(12), 2622-2632. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.05960.x. Publication link: c43a2a20-3f3c-4d3f-9de3-cfabf6dd3c60 | PubMed:22364215
  • Rowbotham, S., Holler, J., Lloyd, D., & Wearden, A. (2012).

    How Do We Communicate About Pain? A Systematic Analysis of the Semantic Contribution of Co-speech Gestures in Pain-focused Conversations. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 36(1), 1-21. DOI:10.1007/s10919-011-0122-5. Publication link: b33ee501-502e-4160-af78-3a8b90167005
  • Wearden, A. J., Dunn, G., Dowrick, C., & Morriss, R. (2012).

    Depressive symptoms moderate response to pragmatic rehabilitation for chronic fatigue syndrome (in press), British Journal of Psychiatry. British Journal of Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.111.107474. Publication link: 13e6cc3f-541e-4ada-b38b-ab50bdeb34af
  • Wearden, A. J., Dunn, G., Dowrick, C., & Morriss, R. K. (2012).

    Depressive symptoms and pragmatic rehabilitation for chronic fatigue syndrome. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201(3), 227-232. DOI:10.1192/bjp.bp.111.107474. Publication link: c55d79aa-080e-4dbd-bbbb-17bade81de57
  • Wearden, A., Berry, K., Oakland, L., Bradley, J., & Barrowclough, C. (2012).

    An investigation of adult attachment and the nature of realtionships with voices.British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(3), 280-291. DOI:DOI: 10.1111/j.2044-8260.2011.02027.x. Publication link: a4972e94-29c9-4f36-a7a7-5de607219bd6


  • Chew-Graham, C., Brooks, J., Wearden, A., Dowrick, C., & Peters, S. (2011).

    Factors influencing engagement of patients in a novel intervention for CFS/ME: a qualitative study.Primary health care research & development, 12(2), 112-122. DOI:10.1017/S146342361000037X. Publication link: bf4e6331-9737-4358-a688-feed0ba13487
  • Daniels, J., & Wearden, A. J. (2011).

    Socialization to the model: The active component in the therapeutic Alliance? A preliminary study. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39(2), 221-227. DOI:10.1017/S1352465810000792. Publication link: b702f90f-a87b-4395-9e00-6c3ef3618e90
  • Peters, S., Rowbotham, S., Chisholm, A., Wearden, A., Moschogianis, S., Cordingley, L., ... Chew-Graham, C. (2011).

    Managing self-limiting respiratory tract infections: A qualitative study of the usefulness of the delayed prescribing strategy. British Journal of General Practice, 61(590), e579-e589. DOI:10.3399/bjgp11X593866. Publication link: 98a8283f-bad3-43e9-8080-44972c916192 | PubMed:22152745
  • Peters, S., Wearden, A., Morriss, R., Dowrick, C. F., Lovell, K., Brooks, J., ... Chew-Graham, C. (2011).

    Challenges of nurse delivery of psychological interventions for long-term conditions in primary care: A qualitative exploration of the case of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalitis. Implementation Science, 6(1), [132]. DOI:10.1186/1748-5908-6-132. Publication link: 31031fee-c332-4e70-bb54-778a0627d5e4
  • Peters, S., Wearden, A., Morriss, R., Dowrick, C. F., Lovell, K., Brooks, J., ... Chew-Graham, C. (2011).

    Challenges of nurse delivery of psychological interventions for long-term conditions in primary care: a qualitative exploration of the case of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis.Implementation Science, 6, 132. DOI:Implementation Science 2011, 6:132 doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-132. Publication link: 94164298-0cca-4303-a543-43324a8318fb
  • Wilson, E. R. H., Wisely, J. A., Wearden, A. J., Dunn, K. W., Edwards, J., & Tarrier, N. (2011).

    Do illness perceptions and mood predict healing time for burn wounds? A prospective, preliminary study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 71(5), 364-366. DOI:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2011.05.009. Publication link: 874168a1-70fe-4da7-b2bc-0210f3c06524


  • Berry, K., Wearden, A., & Barrowclough, C. (2010).

    Psychiatric staff perceptions of patient attachments: A pilot study to investigate differences in and predictors of psychiatric staff perceptions of patient attachments. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45(11), 1081-1086. DOI:10.1007/s00127-009-0149-7. Publication link: 875d5d49-5652-4f2e-81a0-ca94b9123de6 | PubMed:19820886
  • Chew-Graham, C., Dowrick, C., Wearden, A., Richardson, V., & Peters, S. (2010).

    Making the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis in primary care: A qualitative study. BMC family practice, 11, [16]. DOI:10.1186/1471-2296-11-16. Publication link: ddd299f7-6188-4601-a3a7-1a1819954b39
  • Wearden, A. J., Dowrick, C., Chew-Graham, C., Bentall, R. P., Morriss, R. K., Peters, S., ... Dunn, G. (2010).

    Authors' reply. BMJ, 340(7759), 1262. [c2992]. DOI:10.1136/bmj.c2992. Publication link: efd49339-cdb3-4ad6-b6db-4d8047736716



  • Berry, K., Barrowclough, C., & Wearden, A. (2008).

    Attachment theory: A framework for understanding symptoms and interpersonal relationships in psychosis. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46(12), 1275-1282. DOI:10.1016/j.brat.2008.08.009. Publication link: ed4bcd12-176c-4b55-92e4-67969055643c | PubMed:18926521
  • Berry, K., Shah, R., Cook, A., Geater, E., Barrowclough, C., & Wearden, A. (2008).

    Staff attachment styles: A pilot study investigating the influence of adult attachment styles on staff psychological mindedness and therapeutic relationships. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64(3), 355-363. DOI:10.1002/jclp.20456. Publication link: 0078d2a8-31dd-4e04-806f-3231d216be1e | PubMed:18302212
  • Chew-Graham, C. A., Cahill, G., Dowrick, C., Wearden, A., & Peters, S. (2008).

    Using multiple sources of knowledge to reach clinical understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome. Annals of Family Medicine, 6(4), 340-348. DOI:10.1370/afm.867. Publication link: 43a3fa6d-c262-4324-8e02-a9e7b286738f
  • Wearden, A., & Peters, S. (2008).

    Therapeutic techniques for interventions based on Leventhal's common sense model. British Journal of Health Psychology, 13(2), 189-193. DOI:10.1348/135910708X295613. Publication link: f35725c5-2949-4316-88bb-e375e1ffca71
  • Wearden, A., Peters, I., Berry, K., Barrowclough, C., & Liversidge, T. (2008).

    Adult attachment, parenting experiences, and core beliefs about self and others. Personality and Individual Differences, 44(5), 1246-1257. DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2007.11.019. Publication link: b40c3feb-98c1-445a-bac7-a9c7e26ebd45


  • Berry, K., Barrowclough, C., & Wearden, A. (2007).

    A review of the role of adult attachment style in psychosis: Unexplored issues and questions for further research. Clinical Psychology Review, 27(4), 458-475. DOI:10.1016/j.cpr.2006.09.006. Publication link: d9230732-39eb-4251-a1c2-a02359765f80 | PubMed:17258365
  • Berry, K., Wearden, A., & Barrowclough, C. (2007).

    Adult attachment styles and psychosis: An investigation of associations between general attachment styles and attachment relationships with specific others. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 42(12), 972-976. DOI:10.1007/s00127-007-0261-5. Publication link: a9d0558c-a55b-4a31-a3f9-5c5b90d33979 | PubMed:17932610


  • Berry, K., Wearden, A., Barrowclough, C., & Liversidge, T. (2006).

    Attachment styles, interpersonal relationships and psychotic phenomena in a non-clinical student sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 41(4), 707-718. DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2006.03.009. Publication link: 3fa047c5-375d-42ea-863d-72fb402cab7a
  • Brocki, J., Brocki, J. M., & Wearden, A. J. (2006).

    A critical evaluation of the use of interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) in health psychology. Psychology and Health, 21(1), 87-108. DOI:10.1080/14768320500230185. Publication link: 3a7dd53c-4fa1-4204-8266-dc60d46fc98a
  • Wearden, A. J., & Chew-Graham, C. (2006).

    Managing chronic fatigue syndrome in UK primary care: Challenges and opportunities. Chronic Illness, 2(2), 143-153. DOI:10.1179/174592006X111012. Publication link: 5de29a96-7a00-4d14-9f31-6a66174f4aa6
  • Wearden, A. J., Hynd, K., Smith, H., Davies, R., & Tarrier, N. (2006).

    Idiosyncratic personal explanations for blood glucose events are associated with poorer self-management and glycemic control in adult patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 29(6), 1208-1213. DOI:10.2337/dc05-2117. Publication link: 72458965-acba-497d-90c9-40d02b0cabf0
  • Wearden, A. J., Ward, J., Barrowclough, C., Tarrier, N., & Davies, R. (2006).

    Attributions for negative events in the partners of adults with Type I diabetes: Associations with partners' expressed emotion and marital adjustment. British Journal of Health Psychology, 11(1), 1-21. DOI:10.1348/135910705X73676. Publication link: 93b33cc4-e37b-47ef-a3b8-9636b7a4db71
  • Wearden, A., Perryman, K., & Ward, V. (2006).

    Adult attachment, reassurance seeking and hypochondriacal concerns in college students. Journal of Health Psychology, 11(6), 877-886. DOI:10.1177/1359105306069086. Publication link: 482ed52e-978f-40fa-819e-385984851c4a | PubMed:17035260



  • Dickens, C., Paschalides, C., Wearden, A. J., Dunkerley, R., Bundy, C., Davies, R., & Dickens, C. M. (2004).

    The associations of anxiety, depression and personal illness representations with glycaemic control and health-related quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 57(6), 557-564. DOI:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2004.03.006. Publication link: 6da8ad44-4604-4731-962d-3e91106e05ed


  • Bolton, C., Calam, R., Barrowclough, C., Peters, S., Roberts, J., Wearden, A., & Morris, J. (2003).

    Expressed emotion, attributions and depression in mothers of children with problem behaviour. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 44(2), 242-254. DOI:10.1111/1469-7610.00117. Publication link: d57d4345-1b7b-4034-92e3-4a1c6aa4c6c3
  • Wearden, A., Cook, L., & Vaughan-Jones, J. (2003).

    Adult attachment, alexithymia, symptom reporting, and health-related coping. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 55(4), 341-347. DOI:10.1016/S0022-3999(02)00635-9. Publication link: 0fef50a4-7c0b-4d7c-a9a6-6cfe7234e665


  • Cordingley, L., Wearden, A., Appleby, L., & Fisher, L. (2001).

    The Family Response Questionnaire: A new scale to assess the responses of family members to people with chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 51(2), 417-424. DOI:10.1016/S0022-3999(01)00193-3. Publication link: 7e9f196a-5856-4f07-9447-ec5acd27e1b0




  • Wearden, A. J. (1998).

    Antidepressant treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. (A Research Portfolio on Chronic Fatigue). No publisher name.. Publication link: 48724d0e-df9b-4019-9c58-4e47a8e1d36d
  • Morriss, R. K., & Wearden, A. J. (1998).

    Screening instruments for psychiatric morbidity in chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 91(7), 365-368. . Publication link: 7a469f3b-c91c-469b-989f-6d65ef018113
  • Morriss, R. K., Wearden, A. J., & Mullis, R. (1998).

    Exploring the validity of the chalder fatigue scale in chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 45(5), 411-417. DOI:10.1016/S0022-3999(98)00022-1. Publication link: 593aa03a-a0fa-4749-8a19-781b23754771
  • Strickland, P., Morriss, R., Wearden, A., & Deakin, B. (1998).

    A comparison of salivary cortisol in chronic fatigue syndrome, community depression and healthy controls. Journal of Affective Disorders, 47(1-3), 191-194. DOI:10.1016/S0165-0327(97)00134-1. Publication link: bc3318de-36e9-4c91-a7f4-95eaa322f5aa
  • Wearden, A. J., Morriss, R. K., Mullis, R., Strickland, P. L., Pearson, D. J., Appleby, L., ... Morris, J. A. (1998).

    Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment trial of fluoxetine and graded exercise for chronic fatigue syndrome (vol 172, pg 485, 1998). British Journal of Psychiatry, 172, 485-490. DOI:10.1192/bjp.172.6.485. Publication link: c8a8ee72-3c46-4f73-8826-5b6baf5ea8e8



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