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Publications

Below is a list of publications from the unit over the past 5 years (for papers before 2001 please contact the relevant author)


FLAGSHIP

Allen, P. (2009) Perceptions of technology at sea amongst British seafaring officers. Ergonomics 52(10): 1206-1214


Seafarers' Fatigue

Allen, P.H., Wadsworth, E.J.K and Smith, A.P. (2008) Seafarers’ Fatigue: A review of the recent literature. International Maritime Health, 59 (1-4): 81- 92.

Wadsworth, E.J.K., Allen, P.H., McNamara, R.L and Smith, A.P (2008). Fatigue and Health in a seafaring population. Occupational medicine, 58(3): 198-204

Allen, P.H., Wadsworth, E.J.K and Smith, A.P. (2007) The prevention and management of seafarers’ fatigue: A Review. International Maritime Health, 58 (1-4): 167-177.

Smith, A.P., Allen, P.H and Wadsworth, E.J. A comparative Approach to Seafarers’ Fatigue. Proceedings of International Symposium on Maritime Safety, Security and Environmental Protection. Athens, 2007.

Allen, P. H., Wadsworth, E. J. K., & Smith, A. P. (2006). The relationship between recorded hours of work and fatigue in seafarers. In P. D. Bust (Ed.), Contemporary Ergonomics 2006 (pp. 546-548): Taylor Francis.

Allen, P., Wellens, B., McNamara, R. & Smith, A. (2005) It’s not all plain sailing. Port turn-arounds and Seafarers’ fatigue: A case study. 563-567. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2005. Bust, P.D. & McCabe, P.T. (Editors). Taylor & Francis, London.

Allen, P., Burke, B and Ellis, N. (2003) A cross-vessel survey of seafarers examining factors associated with fatigue. 125-130. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2003. Edited by Paul McCabe London: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-415-30994-8.

Burke, A., Ellis, N and Allen, P. (2003) The impact of work patterns on stress and fatigue among offshore worker populations. 131-136. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2003. Edited by Paul McCabe, London: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-415-30994-8.

Ellis, N., Allen, P and Burke, A. (2003). The influence of noise and motion on sleep, mood and performance of seafarers. 137-142. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2003. Edited by Paul McCabe London: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-415-30994-8.

McNamara, R., Allen, P., Wellens, B. & Smith, A. (2005) Fatigue at sea: Amendments to working time directives and management guidelines. 568-572. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2005. Bust, P.D. & McCabe, P.T. (Editors). Taylor & Francis, London.

Smith, A,P., Lane, T., Bloor, M., Allen, P., Burke, A and Ellis, N (2003). Fatigue offshore: Phase 2. The short sea and coastal shipping industry. Seafarers International Research Centre, ISBN 1-900174-21-9.

Smith, A., Allen, P., & Wadsworth, E. (2006). Seafarers' fatigue: the Cardiff research programme. Southampton: MCA.

Wadsworth, E., Allen, P., Wellens, B., McNamara, R., & Smith, A. (2006). Patterns of fatigue among seafarers during a tour of duty. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 49, 836-844.

Wellens, B., McNamara, R., Allen, P. & Smith, A. (2005) Collisions and collision risk awareness at sea: Data from a variety of seafarers. 573-577. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2005. Bust, P.D. & McCabe, P.T. (Editors). Taylor & Francis, London.


Stress at Work

Calnan, M., Wadsworth, E., May, M., Smith, A., & Wainwright, D. (2004). Job strain, effort-reward imbalance and stress at work: competing or complementary models? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 32(2), 84-93. 

Metcalfe, C., Davey Smith, G., Wadsworth, E., Sterne, J., Heslop, P., Macleod, J., et al. (2003). A contemporary validation of the Reeder Stress Inventory. British Journal of Health Psychology, 8, 83-94.

Simpson, S. A., Wadsworth, E. J. K., Moss, S. C., & Smith, A. P. (2005). Minor injuries, cognitive failures and accidents at work: incidence and associated features. Occupational Medicine, 55, 99-108.

Wadsworth, E., Simpson, S., Moss, S., & Smith, A. (2003). The Bristol Stress and Health Study: accidents, minor injuries and cognitive failures at work. Occupational Medicine, 53(6), 392-397.


Drugs

Smith, A., Wadsworth, E., Moss, S., & Simpson, S. (2004a). The scale and impact of drug use by workers.

Smith, A., Wadsworth, E., Moss, S., & Simpson, S. (2004b). The scale and impact of medication use by workers.

Vedhara, K., Wadsworth, E., Norman, P., Searle, A., Mitchell, J., Macrae, N., et al. (2004). Habitual prospective memory in elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes: implications for medication adherence. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 9(1), 17-27. 

Wadsworth, E., Moss, S., Simpson, S., & Smith, A. (2004). Factors associated with recreational drug use. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 18(2), 238-248.

Wadsworth, E., Moss, S., Simpson, S., & Smith, A. (2005a). Psychotropic medication use and accident, injuries and cognitive failures. Human Psychophamacology: Clinical and Experimental, 20, 391-400.

Wadsworth, E., Moss, S., Simpson, S., & Smith, A. (2003). Preliminary investigation of the association between psychotropic medication use and accidents, minor injuries and cognitive failures. Human Psychophamacology, 18, 535-540.

Wadsworth, E., Moss, S., Simpson, S., & Smith, A. (2006a). A community based investigation of the association between cannabis use, injuries and accidents. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 30, 5-13.

Wadsworth, E., Simpson, S., Moss, S., & AP, S. (2004). Recreational drug use: patterns from a South Wales self-report survey. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 18(2), 228-237. 

Wadsworth, E. J. K., Moss, S. C., Simpson, S. A., & Smith, A. P. (2005b). SSRIs and cognitive performance in a working sample. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 20, 561-572.

Wadsworth, E. J. K., Moss, S. C., Simpson, S. A., & Smith, A. P. (2006b). Cannabis use, cognitive performance and mood in a sample of workers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 20(1), 14-23.


Ethnicity

Smith, A., Wadsworth, E., Shaw, C., Stansfeld, S., Bhui, K., & Dhillon, K. (2005). Ethnicity, work characteristics, stress and health.

Wadsworth, E., Dhillon, K., Shaw, C., Bhui, K., Stansfeld, S., & Smith, A. (2006). Racial discrimination, ethnicity and work stress. Occupational Medicine, doi_10.1093/occmed/kq1088.


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Thomas, M.A. & Smith, A.P. (submitted). An investigation into the cognitive deficits associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Psychosomatic Research.

Thomas, M.A. & Smith, A.P. (submitted). Measuring recovery in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients and assessing the impact of associated risk factors on positive outcome. Psychosomatic Research.

Thomas, M.A., Sadlier, M.J. & Smith, A.P. (submitted). The role of the physiotherapist in the treatment of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Physiotherapy.

Thomas, M.A. & Smith, A.P. (in press). The evaluation of counselling and rehabilitation courses for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research.

Thomas, M.A. & Smith, A.P. (2006). An investigation of the long term benefits of antidepressant medication in the recovery of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 21, 503-509.

Kerr, J.R., Christian, P., et al., & the Collaborative Clinical Study Group. (2006). Current research priorities in CFS/ME: disease mechanisms, a diagnostic test and specific treatments. Journal of Clinical Pathology, doi:10.1136/jcp.2006.042374.

Thomas, M.A., Sadlier, M.J. & Smith, A.P. (2006). The effect of Multi Convergent Therapy on the psychopathology, mood and performance of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients: A preliminary study. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 6, 91-99.

Thomas, M.A. & Smith, A.P. (2005). Primary healthcare provision and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a survey of patients’ and general practitioners’ beliefs. BMC Family Practice, doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-6-49.


Caffeine

Brice, C.F. & Smith, A.P. 2001. Caffeine levels in saliva: associations with psychosocial factors and behavioural effects. Human Psychopharmacology,16, 507-521.

Brice,C.F. & Smith,A.P. 2002. Factors associated with caffeine consumption. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 53, 55-64. 

Brice,C.F. & Smith,A.P. 2002 Effects of caffeine on mood and performance: A study of realistic consumption. Psychopharmacology, 164,188-192.

Smith,A.P., Brice,C.F., Nash,J., Rich,N. & Nutt,D.J. 2003. Caffeine and central noradrenaline: effects on mood and cognitive performance. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 17, 283-292.

Christopher, G., Sutherland, D. & Smith,A. 2005. Effects of caffeine in non-withdrawn volunteers. Human Psychopharmacology Clinical and Experimental, 20, 47-53.

Smith,A.P. Caffeine at work. 2005. Human Psychopharmacology, 20, 441-445.

Smith,A., Sutherland, D. & Christopher,G. 2005.. Effects of repeated doses of caffeine on mood and performance of alert and fatigued volunteers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 19(5), 620-626.

Hewlett, P.J. & Smith,A.P. 2006. Correlates of daily caffeine consumption. Appetite, 46, 97-99. 

Hewlett PJ & Smith AP. 2006. Acute effects of caffeine in volunteers with different patterns of regular consumption. 
Human Psychopharmacology Clinical and Experimental,21, 167-180

Smith, A., Christopher, C. & Sutherland, D. 2006. Effects of caffeine in overnight-withdrawn consumers and non-consumers. Nutritional Neuroscience.. 9, 63-71.

Hewlett P. & Smith, A. 2007. Effects of repeated doses of caffeine on performance and alertness: new data and secondary analyses. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental., 22,339-350. Doi: 10.1002/hup.854


Viral illnesses

Smith, A., Rich,N., Sturgess,W., Brice,C., Collison,C., Bailey,J., Wilson,S. & Nutt,D. 1999. Effects of the common cold on subjective alertness, simple and choice reaction time and eyemovements. Journal of Psychophysiology, 13, 145-151.

Smith,A.P, Thomas,M., Borysiewicz,L. & Llewelyn,M. 1999. Chronic fatigue syndrome and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract illnesses. British Journal of Health Psychology, 4, 327-335.

Smith,A.P., Thomas, M. & Whitney, H. 2000. Effects of upper respiratory tract illnesses on mood and performance over the working day. Ergonomics, 43, 752-763.

Smith, A.P., Thomas, M & Whitney, H., 2000. .After-effects of upper repiratory tract illnesses on mood and performance over the waking day. Ergonomics, 43, 1342-1349.

Smith A.P. & Rees, G. 2000. Stress, breakfast cereal consumption and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections. Nutritional Neuroscience, 3,339-343.

Smith, A.P. and Nicholson, K.G. 2001. Stress, respiratory viruses and exacerbation of asthma. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 26, 411-420.

Havlieek, J., Gasova Z., Smith A. & Flegr, J., 2001. Decrease of psychomotor performance in subjects with latent asymptomatic toxoplasmosis. Parasitology, 122, 515-520.

Smith,A.P. 2002. Stress, breakfast cereal consumption and objective signs of upper respiratory tract illnesses. Nutritional Neuroscience, 5, 145-148.

Smith, A.P. 2003. Breakfast, stress and catching colds. Leader: The Journal of Family Healthcare, 13, 2.

Smith, A.P., Brice,C., Leach,A., Tiley,M. & Williamson,S. 2004. Effects of upper respiratory tract illnesses in a working population. Ergonomics, 47, 363-369.

Thomas,H.V., Thomas, DRh, Salmon, R.L., Lewis, G. & Smith,A.P. 2004. Toxoplasma and coxiella infection and psychiatric morbidity: a retrospective cohort analysis. BMC Psychiatry, 4.32.

Faulkner, S. & Smith, A. In Press. A longitudinal study of the relationship between psychological distress and the recurrence of upper respiratory tract infections in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. British Journal of Health Psychology.

Smith A.P. 2007. Common Cold and Stress. G.Fink, G.Chrousos, I.Craig, R de Kloet, G.Feuerstein, B McEwen, N.Rose and A.Steptoe (eds). Encyclopaedia of Stress, Second Edition. Academic Press: Oxford. ISBN: 978-0-12-088503-9. pp. 533-535.

Smith,A. 2006 Effects of the Common Cold on simulated driving. In Contemporary Ergonomics 2006. Editor: P.D.Bust. pp.621-624. ISBN10 0415398185.


Noise

Wellens,B.T., McNamara,R.L., Ellis,N. & Smith,A.P. 2002. Combined effects of shift work and occupational noise exposure on performance tasks in a seafaring population. Archives of Complex Environmental Studies, 14 (3-4).

Smith, A.P. 2003. The concept of noise sensitivity: implications for noise control. Noise and Health., 5,18,59-60.

Smith, A. 2005. Aircraft and road traffic noise and children’s cognition. The Lancet, 366, 715-716.

Diamond, I., Smith,A., Hayward, S., Heatherley,S., & Sheppard,Z. 2000. Perceptions of health effects of night aircraft noise. Inter-noise 2000, 974-978.

Smith, A., Hayward, S & Rich, N. 2000. Perceptions of aircraft noise exposure, noise sensitivity, sleep disturbance and health: results from the Bristol noise, sleep and health study. Inter-noise 2000, 984-987.

Smith, A. & Rich, N. 2000. Noise exposure, noise sensitivity, sleep and subjective health: results from a community sample. Inter-Noise 2000, 2094-2097.

Smith,A., Rich,N., Wilson,S. & Nutt,D. 2001. Subjective and objective assessment of the effects of noise, noise sensitivity and noise disturbed sleep on health. Internoise 2001. Volume 3: 1587-1592. Edited by R.Boone

Smith,A., Hayward,S., Heatherley,S. & Diamond, I. 2001. Aircraft noise, noise sensitivity, sleep and health. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Acoustics. Rome.

Smith,A.P. & Rich,N. 2002. Helicopter noise, noise sensitivity, annoyance and cardiovascular response. 
Internoise 2002. N532. Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Washington, USA.

Smith,A.P. & McNamara, R. 2002. Noise disturbed sleep aboard ships and on oil installations. Internoise 2002. N528. Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Washington, USA.

Smith,A.P. & Ellis,N. 2002. Objective measurement of the effects of noise aboard ships on sleep and mental performance. Internoise 2002. N530. Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Washington, USA.

Smith A.P. 2002. Noise and Health: a comparison of occupational and community noise. Noise and Health. Proceedings of Institute of Acoustics, 24, part 6. ISBN 1 901656 497. ISSN 1478-6095

Smith, A.P. & Rich, N. 2004. A longitudinal study of noise exposure, noise sensitivity, noise disturbed sleep and reports of health. Proceedings of the 33rd International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering. 44. Prague. 
Smith,A.P. 2003. Noise, accidents, minor injuries and cognitive failures. 8th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem. Edited by R.G. de Jong, T.Houtgast, E.A.M. Franssen & W.F. Hofman.
Schiedam: Foundation ICBEN 2003. pp. 140-144. ISBN 90-807990-1-7.

A.Smith & D.Nutt (2001). Noise and insomnia: A study of community noise exposure, sleep disturbance, noise sensitity and psychiatric disorders. In: Third review meeting on noise and health research. Institute for Environment and Health. Leicester. Pp. 20-22.

Smith,A.P., Nutt, D.J., Wilson, S., Rich,N., Hayward,S., & Heatherley, S. (2002). Noise and insomnia:A study of community noise exposure, sleep disturbance, noise sensitivity and subjective reports of health. Report to Department of Health and Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions.

Wellens B.T. & Smith,A.P. 2003. Occupational noise and symptoms of ill-health. 8th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem. Edited by R.G. de Jong, T.Houtgast, E.A.M. Franssen & W.F. Hofman. Schiedam: Foundation ICBEN 2003. pp. 129-130. ISBN 90-807990-1-7.

Smith A.P. and Wellens, B.T. 2007. Noise and Occupational Health and Safety. In Proceedings of First European Forum on Efficient Solutions for Managing Occupational Noise Risks. NoiseatWork2007. Lille, France.pp. 851-856.

Diamond,I., Stephenson, R., Sheppard, Z., Smith,A., Hayward, S., Heatherley, S., Raw, G., Stansfeld,S.2001. Perceptions of aircraft noise, sleep and health. London: NATS. 


Nutrition

Smith,A.P., 2000. Breakfast cereal, caffeinated coffee, mood and cognition. Nutrition, 16, 228-229.

Smith A.P. & Rees, G. 2000. Stress, breakfast cereal consumption and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections. Nutritional Neuroscience, 3,339-343.

Smith,A.P., C.Bazzoni, J.Beale, J.Elliott-Smith & M.Tiley. 2001. High fibre breakfast cereals reduce fatigue. Appetite, 37, 249-250.

Smith,A.P. 2002. Stress, breakfast cereal consumption and cortisol. Nutritional Neuroscience, 5,141-144.

Smith,A.P. 2002. Stress, breakfast cereal consumption and objective signs of upper respiratory tract illnesses. Nutritional Neuroscience, 5, 145-148.

Smith, A.P. 2003. Breakfast cereal consumption and subjective reports of health by young adults. Nutritional Neuroscience, 6, 59-61.

Smith,A.P. Food and Drink: Effects on Well-being. 2004. Nutrition, Aliments Fonctionnels, Aliments Sante Science 2(3), 3-5.

Smith, A.P. 2005. The concept of well-being: relevance to nutritional research. British Journal of Nutrition, 93, Suppl.1, S1-S5.