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a book about life events affecting emotional states and mental health

‘Life Events and Emotional Disorder Revisited’

by Antonia Bifulco, Lisa Kagan, Ruth Spence

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‘Child Abuse and Protection Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice’

by Antonia Bifulco &‎ Julia Davidson

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‘Understanding Adult Attachment in Family Relationships: Research, Assessment and Intervention’

by Antonia Bifulco &‎ Geraldine Thomas

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‘Online Offending Behaviour and Child Victimisation: New Findings and Policy’

by Stephen Webster,‎ Julia Davidson and Antonia Bifulco

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‘Wednesday’s Child: Research into Women’s Experience of Neglect and Abuse in Childhood and Adult Depression@

by Antonia Bifulco & Patricia Moran

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‘Online Groomers: Policing, Profiling and Prevention’

by Julia Davidson & Petter Gottschalk

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‘Identity, Attachment and Resilience: Exploring Three Generations of a Polish Family’

by Antonia Bifulco

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Child-Sexual-Abuse

‘Child Sexual Abuse: Media Representations and Government Reactions: Media Representation and Government Reactions’

by Julia Davidson.

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‘Entrepreneurship for Everyone: A Student Textbook’

co-authored by Antonia Bifulco

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‘Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy’

by Julia Davidson & Peter Gottschalk

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Key journal articles

Bifulco, Antonia (2021) Family history and searching for hidden trauma—a personal commentary. Genealogy, 5 (2) , e46. ISSN 2313-5778. doi:10.3390/genealogy5020046.

Bifulco, Antonia , Jacobs, Catherine, Oskis, Andrea , Bunn, Amanda and Spence, Ruth (2021) The child attachment style interview (Child-ASI) and depression: preliminary findings. Educational and Child Psychology, 38 (1). pp. 62-74. ISSN 0267-1611.

Spence, Ruth, Kagan, Lisa, Kljakovic, Moja and Bifulco, Antonia (2021) Understanding trauma in children and young people in the school setting. Educational and Child Psychology, 38 (1). pp. 87-98. ISSN 0267-1611.

Spence, Ruth , Kagan, Lisa, Nunn, Stephen , Bailey-Rodriguez, Deborah , Fisher, Helen L., Hosang, Georgina M. and Bifulco, Antonia (2020) Life events, depression and supportive relationships affect academic achievement in university students. Journal of American College Health. ISSN 0744-8481. (Published online first) doi:10.1080/07448481.2020.1841776.

Martellozzo, Elena and DeMarco, Jeffrey (2020) Exploring the removal of online child sexual abuse material in the United Kingdom: processes and practice. Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 22 (4). pp. 331-350. ISSN 1460-3780 doi:10.1057/s41300-020-00099-2

Martellozzo, Elena  , Monaghan, Andrew  , Davidson, Julia and Adler, Joanna R. (2020) Researching the affects that on online pornography has on U.K. adolescents aged 11 to 16. SAGE Open, 10 (1). pp. 1-11. ISSN 2158-2440. doi:10.1177/2158244019899462.

Bifulco, Antonia and Kagan, Lisa and Spence, Ruth and Nunn, Stephen and Bailey-Rodriguez, Deborah and Hosang, Georgina M. and Taylor, Matthew and Fisher, Helen L. (2019) Characteristics of severe life events, attachment style, and depression – Using a new online approach. British Journal of Clinical Psychology , 58 (4). pp. 427-439. ISSN 0144-6657.

Bifulco, Antonia , Damiani, Rachele, Jacobs, Catherine, Bunn, Amanda and Spence, Ruth (2019) Partner violence in women – associations with childhood maltreatment, attachment style and major depression. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare | Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Interdisciplinary Journal (2) . pp. 13-28. ISSN 1591-4267.

Jacobs, Catherine, Boyce, Nichola, Ilan-Clarke, Yael and Bifulco, Antonia (2019) Assessing attachment style in traumatized adolescents in residential care: A case approach. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare | Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Interdisciplinary Journal (1) . pp. 39-54. ISSN 1591-4267

Bifulco, Antonia , Jacobs, Catherine, Oskis, Andrea , Cavana, Francesca and Spence, Ruth (2019) Lifetime trauma, adversity and emotional disorder in older age women. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare | Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Interdisciplinary Journal (2) . pp. 29-43. ISSN 1591-4267

Bifulco, Antonia , Spence, Ruth, Nunn, Stephen , Kagan, Lisa, Bailey-Rodriguez, Deborah , Hosang, Georgina M., Taylor, Matthew and Fisher, Helen L. (2019) Web-based measure of life events using computerized life events and assessment record (CLEAR): preliminary cross-sectional study of reliability, validity, and association with depression. JMIR Mental Health, 6 (1), e10675. ISSN 2368-7959

Spence, Ruth, Jacobs, Catherine and Bifulco, Antonia (2018) Attachment style, loneliness and depression in older age women. Aging and mental health. ISSN 1360-7863.

Bifulco, Antonia, Jacobs, Catherine, Ilan-Clarke, Yael, Spence, Ruth and Oskis, Andrea (2017) Adolescent attachment style in residential care: the attachment style interview and vulnerable attachment style questionnaire. British Journal of Social Work, 47. pp. 1880-1883. ISSN 0045-3102.

Spence, Ruth and Bunn, Amanda and Nunn, Stephen and Hosang, Georgina and Kagan, Lisa and Fisher, Helen L. and Taylor, Matthew and Bifulco, Antonia (2015) Measuring life events and their association with clinical disorder: a protocol for development of an online approach. JMIR Research Protocols, 4 (3). e83.

Abdul Kadir, N. & Bifulco, A. (2016) Exploring disorganised attachment style in Malay mothers: A mixed method approach. Social Work in Mental Health. 15(4), 397-418.

DeMarco, J., Ilan-Clarke, Y., Bunn, A., Isaac, T., Criddle, J., Holdsworth, G., & Bifulco, A. (2016). Improving mental health and lifestyle outcomes in a hospital emergency department based youth violence intervention. Journal of Public Mental Health, 15(3), 119-133.

DeMarco, J., Da,on, J. Bifulco, A., Scally, M., Cheevers, C., Schimmenti, A., Caretti, V., Puccia, A., Corbari, E., Schilder, J. & Bogaerts, S. (2016) EU online child safety: what does the literature say? Crimen et Delictum: International Journal of Criminological and Investigative Sciences, 11 (1). pp. 1-19. ISSN 2039-5671.

Bifulco, A., Jacobs, C., Ilan-Clarke, Y., Spence R., Oskis, A. (2016) Adolescent Attachment Style in Residential Care: The Attachment Style Interview and Vulnerable Attachment Style Questionnaire. British Journal of Social Work.

Schimmenti, Adriano and Bifulco, Antonia (2015) Linking lack of care in childhood to anxiety disorders in emerging adulthood: the role of attachment styles. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 20 (1).

Bifulco, A. (2015) Attachment and Adversity Across the Lifespan. Attachment: New directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis, 9, 201-218.

Infirma, M.R., Reich, C., Parzer, P., Schimmenti, A., Bifulco, A. & Kaess, M. (2015) Associations between depression and specific childhood experience of abuse and neglect: a meta-analysis. Journal of affective disorder, Vol. 190, 47-55.

Sheinbaum, T., Bifulco, A., Ballespí, S., Mitjavila, M., Kwapil, T. R., & Barrantes-Vidal, N. (2015). Interview Investigation of Insecure Attachment Styles as Mediators between Poor Childhood Care and Schizophrenia-Spectrum Phenomenology. PLOS ONE. August 10(8): e0135150.

Spence, R., Bunn, A., Nunn, S., Hosang, G.M., Kagan, L., Fisher, H.L., Taylor, M., & Bifulco, A. (2015). An online approach to measuring life events and their association with clinical disorder. JMIR Research Protocols doi:10.2196/resprot.4085.

Spence, R., Bunn, A., Nunn, S., Hosang, G., Kagan, L., Fisher, H. L., Taylor, M., & Bifulco, A. (2015) Measuring life events and their association with clinical disorder: a protocol for development of an online approach. JMIR Research Protocols, 4 (3). e83. ISSN 1929-0748.

Bifulco, A., Schimmenti, A., Moran, P., Jacobs, C., Bunn, A., & Rusu, A. (2014). Problem parental care and deliberate self-harm in teenage years in a community sample of young adults. Journal of the Menninger Bulletin. Vol. 78, (2), 95-114.

Bifulco, A., Schimmenti, A., Moran, P., Jacobs, C., Bunn, A., & Rusu, A. (2014) Bullying victimisation and disorder in teenage years. Child Indicators Research.

Davidson, J. & Martellozzo, E. (2013) Exploring young people’s use of social networking sites and digital media in the internet safety context: a comparison of the UK and Bahrain. Information, Communication & Society, 16 (9). pp. 1456-1476. ISSN 1369-118X.

Davidson, J. & Bifulco, A. (2009) Investigating police practice in the UK: achieving best evidence in work with young victims of abuse. Pakistan Journal of Criminology, 1 (3). pp. 19-46.

Davidson, J., Bifulco, A,, Thomas, G., & Ramsay, M. (2006) Child victims of sexual abuse: children’s experience of the investigative process in the criminal justice system. Practice: Social Work in Action, 18 (4). pp. 247-263. ISSN 0950-3153.