Dr Stephanie Allan

  • Research Associate (Mental Health & Wellbeing)

Biography

Dr Stephanie Allan is based within the Psychosis Research Group. Their PhD research focused on process evaluating a Peer Support Worker and Nurse Led self-management intervention for people diagnosed with schizophrenia. 

Research interests

Dr Allan has research interests in psychosis including trauma, worry, body image and using participatory approaches within research to better understand people's experiences. 

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2014
Number of items: 32.

2024

Eisner, E. et al. (2024) Measurement of adverse events in studies of digital health interventions for psychosis: guidance and recommendations based on a literature search and framework analysis of standard operating procedures. Schizophrenia Bulletin, (doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbae048) (PMID:38683836)

MacLennan, K., Byrne, P., Allan, S., Gambier-Ross, K., Jain, P. and Chan, S. W.Y. (2024) Soothing dementia carers: a pilot evaluation of an imagery-based wellbeing app feature to support family carers of people with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wellcome Open Research, 9, 225. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.20933.1)

Taher, R. et al. (2024) Bridging the gap from medical to psychological safety assessment: a consensus study in a UK digital mental health context. BJPsych Open, (Accepted for Publication)

Allan, S. et al. (2024) Adverse events reporting in digital interventions evaluations for psychosis: a systematic literature search and individual level content analysis of adverse event reports. Schizophrenia Bulletin, (Accepted for Publication)

2023

McGuire, N. et al. (2023) Investigating the relationship between specific negative symptoms and metacognitive functioning in psychosis: a systematic review. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, (doi: 10.1111/papt.12505) (PMID:37864383) (Early Online Publication)

Bell, I. H., Eisner, E., Allan, S., Cartner, S., Torous, J., Bucci, S. and Thomas, N. (2023) Methodological characteristics and feasibility of ecological momentary assessment studies in psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, (doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbad127) (PMID:37606276) (Early Online Publication)

Allan, S. et al. (2023) Using EMPOWER in daily life: a qualitative investigation of implementation experiences. BMC Psychiatry, 23(1), 597. (doi: 10.1186/s12888-023-05096-x) (PMID:37592231) (PMCID:PMC10433590)

McGuire, N. et al. (2023) Investigating the relationship between negative symptoms and metacognitive functioning in psychosis: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, (doi: 10.1111/papt.12484) (PMID:37530433) (Early Online Publication)

MacLennan, K., Schwannauer, M., McLaughlin, A. L., Allan, S., Blackwell, S. E., Ashworth, F. and Chan, S. W.Y. (2023) Project Soothe: A pilot study evaluating the mood effects of soothing images collected using a citizen science approach. Wellcome Open Research, 8, 218. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.18950.1) (Early Online Publication)

Gupta, V., Eames, C., Golding, L., Greenhill, B., Qi, R., Allan, S., Bryant, A. and Fisher, P. (2023) Understanding the identity of lived experience researchers and providers: a conceptual framework and systematic narrative review. Research Involvement and Engagement, 9, 26. (doi: 10.1186/s40900-023-00439-0) (PMID:37095587) (PMCID:PMC10127294)

Allan, S., O’Driscoll, C., McLeod, H. , Gleeson, J., Farhall, J., Morton, E., Bell, I., Bradstreet, S. , Machin, M. and Gumley, A. (2023) Fear of psychotic relapse: exploring dynamic relationships with common early warning signs of relapse using electronic once-a-day self-reports. Psychosis, (doi: 10.1080/17522439.2022.2162955) (Early Online Publication)

2022

Roberts, H., Stuart, S. R., Allan, S. and Gumley, A. (2022) ‘It’s like the Sword of Damocles’ – A trauma-informed framework analysis of individuals’ experiences of assessment for the Personal Independence Payment benefit in the UK. Journal of Social Policy, (doi: 10.1017/S0047279422000800) (Early Online Publication)

Ferrari, M., Allan, S., Arnold, C., Eleftheriadis, D., Alvarez-Jimenez, M., Gumley, A. and Gleeson, J. (2022) Digital interventions for psychological well-being in university students: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(9), e39686. (doi: 10.2196/39686) (PMID:36169988) (PMCID:PMC955776)

Zukowska, Z., Allan, S., Eisner, E., Ling, L. and Gumley, A. (2022) Fear of relapse in schizophrenia: a mixed-methods systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 57(7), pp. 1305-1318. (doi: 10.1007/s00127-022-02220-2) (PMID:35152309) (PMCID:PMC9246982)

Gumley, A. I. et al. (2022) The EMPOWER blended digital intervention for relapse prevention in schizophrenia: a feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial in Scotland and Australia. Lancet Psychiatry, 9(6), pp. 477-486. (doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(22)00103-1)

Allan, S. et al. (2022) What researching the benefits system has taught us about being trauma informed when people encounter traumatising systems. Clinical Psychology Forum, 353, pp. 36-42.

Gumley, A. I. et al. (2022) Digital smartphone intervention to recognise and manage early warning signs in schizophrenia to prevent relapse: the EMPOWER feasibility cluster RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 26(27), (doi: 10.3310/hlze0479) (PMID:35639493) (PMCID:PMC9376801)

Gardani, M. , Bradford, D. R.R. , Russell, K., Allan, S., Beattie, L., Ellis, J. G. and Akram, U. (2022) A systematic review and meta-analysis of poor sleep, insomnia symptoms and stress in undergraduate students. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 61, 101565. (doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2021.101565) (PMID:34922108)

2021

Allan, S. et al. (2021) Perspectives of trial staff on the barriers to recruitment in a digital intervention for psychosis and how to work around them: qualitative study within a trial. JMIR Human Factors, 8(1), e2405. (doi: 10.2196/24055) (PMID:33666555) (PMCID:PMC7980120)

Jamieson, M. K., Alderson-Day, B., Allan, S., Brand, R., Gumley, A. , Hart, A., Matrunola, C. and Thomas, N. (2021) Reply to Clifford, G., Dalgleish, T. and Hitchcock, C., 2018. Prevalence of auditory pseudohallucinations in adult survivors of physical and sexual trauma with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Behaviour research and therapy, 111, pp.113–118. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 137, 103789. (doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2020.103789) (PMID:33387872)

2020

Ploetner, C., Telford, M., Braekkan, K., Mullen, K., Turnbull, S., Gumley, A. and Allan, S. (2020) Understanding and improving the experience of claiming social security for mental health problems in the west of Scotland: a participatory social welfare study. Journal of Community Psychology, 48(3), pp. 675-692. (doi: 10.1002/jcop.22278) (PMID:31730711)

Allan, S., Bradstreet, S. , McLeod, H. J. , Gleeson, J., Farhall, J., Lambrou, M., Clark, A. and Gumley, A. I. (2020) Perspectives of patients, carers and mental health staff on early warning signs of relapse in psychosis: a qualitative investigation. BJPsych Open, 6(1), e3. (doi: 10.1192/bjo.2019.88) (PMID:31826793) (PMCID:PMC7001464)

Gumley, A. et al. (2020) Early signs monitoring to prevent relapse in psychosis and promote well-being, engagement, and recovery: protocol for a feasibility cluster randomized controlled trial harnessing mobile phone technology blended with peer support. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(1), e15058. (doi: 10.2196/15058) (PMID:31917372)

2019

Fortuna, K. L., Walker, R., Fisher, D. B., Mois, G., Allan, S. and Deegan, P. E. (2019) Enhancing standards and principles in digital mental health with recovery-focused guidelines for mobile, online, and remote monitoring technologies. Psychiatric Services, 70(12), pp. 1080-1081. (doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900166) (PMID:31615369) (PMCID:PMC6889023)

Allan, S., McLeod, H. , Bradstreet, S. , Beedie, S., Moir, B., Gleeson, J., Farhall, J., Morton, E. and Gumley, A. (2019) Understanding implementation of a digital self-monitoring intervention for relapse prevention in psychosis: protocol for a mixed methods process evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(12), e15634. (doi: 10.2196/15634) (PMID:31821154) (PMCID:PMC6930509)

Allan, S., Bradstreet, S. , McLeod, H. , Farhall, J., Lambrou, M., Gleeson, J., Clark, A. and Gumley, A. (2019) Developing a hypothetical implementation framework of expectations for monitoring early signs of psychosis relapse using a mobile app: qualitative study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(10), e14366. (doi: 10.2196/14366) (PMID:31651400) (PMCID:PMC6838692)

Firth, J. et al. (2019) The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness. Lancet Psychiatry, 6(8), pp. 675-712. (doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30132-4) (PMID:31324560)

Russell, K., Allan, S., Beattie, L., Bohan, J., MacMahon, K. and Rasmussen, S. (2019) Sleep problem, suicide and self-harm in university students: a systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 44, pp. 58-69. (doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2018.12.008)

Bradstreet, S. , Allan, S. and Gumley, A. (2019) Adverse event monitoring in mHealth for psychosis interventions provides an important opportunity for learning. Journal of Mental Health, 28(5), pp. 461-466. (PMID:31240970)

2018

Heriot-Maitland, C. , Allan, S., Bradstreet, S. and Gumley, A. (2018) Antipsychotic treatments: who is really failing here? Lancet Psychiatry, 5(10), p. 785. (doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30336-5) (PMID:30196055)

2017

Allan, S. (2017) Early intervention in first episode psychosis: a service user’s experience. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43(2), pp. 234-235. (doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbv227)

2014

Mullen, A. and Allan, S. (2014) On the frontline: mind the poverty gap. [Website]

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Number of items: 32.

Articles

Eisner, E. et al. (2024) Measurement of adverse events in studies of digital health interventions for psychosis: guidance and recommendations based on a literature search and framework analysis of standard operating procedures. Schizophrenia Bulletin, (doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbae048) (PMID:38683836)

MacLennan, K., Byrne, P., Allan, S., Gambier-Ross, K., Jain, P. and Chan, S. W.Y. (2024) Soothing dementia carers: a pilot evaluation of an imagery-based wellbeing app feature to support family carers of people with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wellcome Open Research, 9, 225. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.20933.1)

Taher, R. et al. (2024) Bridging the gap from medical to psychological safety assessment: a consensus study in a UK digital mental health context. BJPsych Open, (Accepted for Publication)

Allan, S. et al. (2024) Adverse events reporting in digital interventions evaluations for psychosis: a systematic literature search and individual level content analysis of adverse event reports. Schizophrenia Bulletin, (Accepted for Publication)

McGuire, N. et al. (2023) Investigating the relationship between specific negative symptoms and metacognitive functioning in psychosis: a systematic review. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, (doi: 10.1111/papt.12505) (PMID:37864383) (Early Online Publication)

Bell, I. H., Eisner, E., Allan, S., Cartner, S., Torous, J., Bucci, S. and Thomas, N. (2023) Methodological characteristics and feasibility of ecological momentary assessment studies in psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, (doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbad127) (PMID:37606276) (Early Online Publication)

Allan, S. et al. (2023) Using EMPOWER in daily life: a qualitative investigation of implementation experiences. BMC Psychiatry, 23(1), 597. (doi: 10.1186/s12888-023-05096-x) (PMID:37592231) (PMCID:PMC10433590)

McGuire, N. et al. (2023) Investigating the relationship between negative symptoms and metacognitive functioning in psychosis: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, (doi: 10.1111/papt.12484) (PMID:37530433) (Early Online Publication)

MacLennan, K., Schwannauer, M., McLaughlin, A. L., Allan, S., Blackwell, S. E., Ashworth, F. and Chan, S. W.Y. (2023) Project Soothe: A pilot study evaluating the mood effects of soothing images collected using a citizen science approach. Wellcome Open Research, 8, 218. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.18950.1) (Early Online Publication)

Gupta, V., Eames, C., Golding, L., Greenhill, B., Qi, R., Allan, S., Bryant, A. and Fisher, P. (2023) Understanding the identity of lived experience researchers and providers: a conceptual framework and systematic narrative review. Research Involvement and Engagement, 9, 26. (doi: 10.1186/s40900-023-00439-0) (PMID:37095587) (PMCID:PMC10127294)

Allan, S., O’Driscoll, C., McLeod, H. , Gleeson, J., Farhall, J., Morton, E., Bell, I., Bradstreet, S. , Machin, M. and Gumley, A. (2023) Fear of psychotic relapse: exploring dynamic relationships with common early warning signs of relapse using electronic once-a-day self-reports. Psychosis, (doi: 10.1080/17522439.2022.2162955) (Early Online Publication)

Roberts, H., Stuart, S. R., Allan, S. and Gumley, A. (2022) ‘It’s like the Sword of Damocles’ – A trauma-informed framework analysis of individuals’ experiences of assessment for the Personal Independence Payment benefit in the UK. Journal of Social Policy, (doi: 10.1017/S0047279422000800) (Early Online Publication)

Ferrari, M., Allan, S., Arnold, C., Eleftheriadis, D., Alvarez-Jimenez, M., Gumley, A. and Gleeson, J. (2022) Digital interventions for psychological well-being in university students: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(9), e39686. (doi: 10.2196/39686) (PMID:36169988) (PMCID:PMC955776)

Zukowska, Z., Allan, S., Eisner, E., Ling, L. and Gumley, A. (2022) Fear of relapse in schizophrenia: a mixed-methods systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 57(7), pp. 1305-1318. (doi: 10.1007/s00127-022-02220-2) (PMID:35152309) (PMCID:PMC9246982)

Gumley, A. I. et al. (2022) The EMPOWER blended digital intervention for relapse prevention in schizophrenia: a feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial in Scotland and Australia. Lancet Psychiatry, 9(6), pp. 477-486. (doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(22)00103-1)

Allan, S. et al. (2022) What researching the benefits system has taught us about being trauma informed when people encounter traumatising systems. Clinical Psychology Forum, 353, pp. 36-42.

Gumley, A. I. et al. (2022) Digital smartphone intervention to recognise and manage early warning signs in schizophrenia to prevent relapse: the EMPOWER feasibility cluster RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 26(27), (doi: 10.3310/hlze0479) (PMID:35639493) (PMCID:PMC9376801)

Gardani, M. , Bradford, D. R.R. , Russell, K., Allan, S., Beattie, L., Ellis, J. G. and Akram, U. (2022) A systematic review and meta-analysis of poor sleep, insomnia symptoms and stress in undergraduate students. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 61, 101565. (doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2021.101565) (PMID:34922108)

Allan, S. et al. (2021) Perspectives of trial staff on the barriers to recruitment in a digital intervention for psychosis and how to work around them: qualitative study within a trial. JMIR Human Factors, 8(1), e2405. (doi: 10.2196/24055) (PMID:33666555) (PMCID:PMC7980120)

Jamieson, M. K., Alderson-Day, B., Allan, S., Brand, R., Gumley, A. , Hart, A., Matrunola, C. and Thomas, N. (2021) Reply to Clifford, G., Dalgleish, T. and Hitchcock, C., 2018. Prevalence of auditory pseudohallucinations in adult survivors of physical and sexual trauma with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Behaviour research and therapy, 111, pp.113–118. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 137, 103789. (doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2020.103789) (PMID:33387872)

Ploetner, C., Telford, M., Braekkan, K., Mullen, K., Turnbull, S., Gumley, A. and Allan, S. (2020) Understanding and improving the experience of claiming social security for mental health problems in the west of Scotland: a participatory social welfare study. Journal of Community Psychology, 48(3), pp. 675-692. (doi: 10.1002/jcop.22278) (PMID:31730711)

Allan, S., Bradstreet, S. , McLeod, H. J. , Gleeson, J., Farhall, J., Lambrou, M., Clark, A. and Gumley, A. I. (2020) Perspectives of patients, carers and mental health staff on early warning signs of relapse in psychosis: a qualitative investigation. BJPsych Open, 6(1), e3. (doi: 10.1192/bjo.2019.88) (PMID:31826793) (PMCID:PMC7001464)

Gumley, A. et al. (2020) Early signs monitoring to prevent relapse in psychosis and promote well-being, engagement, and recovery: protocol for a feasibility cluster randomized controlled trial harnessing mobile phone technology blended with peer support. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(1), e15058. (doi: 10.2196/15058) (PMID:31917372)

Fortuna, K. L., Walker, R., Fisher, D. B., Mois, G., Allan, S. and Deegan, P. E. (2019) Enhancing standards and principles in digital mental health with recovery-focused guidelines for mobile, online, and remote monitoring technologies. Psychiatric Services, 70(12), pp. 1080-1081. (doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900166) (PMID:31615369) (PMCID:PMC6889023)

Allan, S., McLeod, H. , Bradstreet, S. , Beedie, S., Moir, B., Gleeson, J., Farhall, J., Morton, E. and Gumley, A. (2019) Understanding implementation of a digital self-monitoring intervention for relapse prevention in psychosis: protocol for a mixed methods process evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(12), e15634. (doi: 10.2196/15634) (PMID:31821154) (PMCID:PMC6930509)

Allan, S., Bradstreet, S. , McLeod, H. , Farhall, J., Lambrou, M., Gleeson, J., Clark, A. and Gumley, A. (2019) Developing a hypothetical implementation framework of expectations for monitoring early signs of psychosis relapse using a mobile app: qualitative study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(10), e14366. (doi: 10.2196/14366) (PMID:31651400) (PMCID:PMC6838692)

Firth, J. et al. (2019) The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness. Lancet Psychiatry, 6(8), pp. 675-712. (doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30132-4) (PMID:31324560)

Russell, K., Allan, S., Beattie, L., Bohan, J., MacMahon, K. and Rasmussen, S. (2019) Sleep problem, suicide and self-harm in university students: a systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 44, pp. 58-69. (doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2018.12.008)

Bradstreet, S. , Allan, S. and Gumley, A. (2019) Adverse event monitoring in mHealth for psychosis interventions provides an important opportunity for learning. Journal of Mental Health, 28(5), pp. 461-466. (PMID:31240970)

Heriot-Maitland, C. , Allan, S., Bradstreet, S. and Gumley, A. (2018) Antipsychotic treatments: who is really failing here? Lancet Psychiatry, 5(10), p. 785. (doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30336-5) (PMID:30196055)

Allan, S. (2017) Early intervention in first episode psychosis: a service user’s experience. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43(2), pp. 234-235. (doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbv227)

Website

Mullen, A. and Allan, S. (2014) On the frontline: mind the poverty gap. [Website]

This list was generated on Sat Jun 15 08:35:52 2024 BST.

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Developing a low intensity intervention for fear of relapse in psychosis
    Office of the Chief Scientific Adviser
    2024 - 2026
     
  • Remote psychosocial interventions to prevent avoidable psychiatric hospital admissions in people with serious mental health problems: a multi-arm multi-stage trial
    National Institute for Health Research
    2022 - 2025