Dr John C Harrison
|Telephone Number:||0151 231 4239|
Room 3.73, Henry Cotton Building
Mental Health Nursing Team
|Biography:||J C Harrison worked initially as a staff nurse in an in-patient Children’s Mental Unit and then as a Community Psychiatric Nurse and Nursing Officer in the British Army. He undertook doctoral research into the attitudes of clinicians toward children who carry out acts of deliberate self-harm.|
Children’s Mental Health; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Research Methods. The Sociology of Health and Illness. Post-graduate research supervision.
Attitudes toward mental illness in the young. In the interplay between mental illness and social construction.
Child and Adolescent Self-harm. (Open letter).
Two chapters: Non-Government Organisations and Child Mental Health in Wyse. D. (Ed) (2003) Childhood Studies: An Introduction. London. Blackwell.
Harrison. J. Crosby. C. Jonker. C. (2007) The Development and Piloting of an Instrument to Measure Care Staff Attitudes toward Child Self-harm. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies.
One chapter: Healthy in Body, healthy in mind (Children’s Mental Health) in Kassem. D. Murphy. L. Taylor. E. (Eds) (2010) (Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies. London. Routledge.
Pike. A. and Harrison. J. (2010) Crossing the FE- HE divide: The Transition Experiences of Direct Entrants at Level 6. Journal of Further and Higher Education.
Hewitt. K. and Harrison. J. The attitudes of teaching staff toward eating disorders in a selective single sex girls’ school. (awaiting publication).
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