Dr Alyson Norman
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Dr Alyson Norman

Associate Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health)

Dr Alyson Norman can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental health
  • Social care
  • Before-and-after studies
  • Content analysis
  • Correlation study
  • Mixed-methods
  • Qualitative research
  • Randomised controlled trials
  • Systematic reviews
Biography

Biography

Associate Professor in Psychology

MSc/MPsych Clinical Psychology Programme Lead 
Academic Author 
Specialist in Brain Injury and visible difference

Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Plymouth University (October 2011-August 2012)

PhD, University of the West of England, Bristol (October 2005 – November 2009): “Increasing access to intervention for disfigurement through the development and evaluation of computer based interventions” funded by the charity organisation Changing Faces.

Diploma in Counselling (Merit Awarded June 2007), Institute of Natural Healing (October 2005 – June 2007).

MSc (Distinction Awarded January 2006) Psychological Research Methods, University of Exeter (October 2004 – September 2005): Specialist areas include neuropsychological assessment, psychometrics, advanced statistics and neuroimaging techniques. Project: “Depression in ABI Patients: The Role of Rumination” in Overgeneral Autobiographical Memory”.

BSc (1st class Honours Awarded July 2003) Psychology, University of Southampton (October 2000 – July 2003). Project: The influence of facial disfigurements of face processing; Dissertation: The relationship between social cognition and bullying.

Professional membership

British Psychological Society
Affiliate member of the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM) 

Institute for Natural Healing

Roles on external bodies

British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers, Research sub-group

Trustee Headway Somerset

Deputy Chair Anchor Point

Key publications

Moore S, Wotus R, Norman A, Holloway M & Dean J (2019) 'Behind the cloak of competence: Brain Injury and Mental Capacity Legislation' Journal of Adult Protection , DOI Open access
Wogden F, Norman A & Dibben L (2019) 'Treatment choice in Adolescents with Cleft Lip and/or Palate: the importance of Shared Decision-Making' Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal , DOI Open access
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Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Brain injury

Appearance psychology and visible difference
Clinical psychology
CBT delivery

Staff serving as external examiners

University of Essex Clinical Associate Psychologist Apprenticeship

Research

Research

Research interests

I am an Internationally recognised academic researcher in the fields of brain injury, visible difference and long-term health

Brain Injury

Norman, A., Curro, V., Holloway, M., Percuklievska, N., Ferrario H. (2022). Experiences of individuals with acquired brain injuries and their families interacting with community services: A systematic review. Disability and Rehabilitation: https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2022.2043465

Holloway, M., & Norman, A. (2022). Just a Little Bit of History Repeating: The recurring and fatal consequences of lacking professional knowledge of acquired brain injury. Journal of adult Protection, in press.


Norman, A. (2020). Life and suicide following brain injury: A personal and professional account. Routledge: Abingdon, UK.

Adshead, C., Norman, A., & Holloway, M. (2019). The inter-relationship between acquired brain injury, substance use and homelessness; the impact of adverse childhood experiences: an interpretative phenomenological analysis study. Disability & Rehabilitation, in press.

Odumuyiwa, T., Kennedy, M., Norman, A., Holloway M., Suffield F., Forrest, H., & Dicks, H. (2019). Improving access to social care services following Acquired Brain Injury: A needs analysis. Journal of Long Term Care, 2019, 164-179.

Knight, E., Norman, A., & Simpson, G. (2020). Living with suicidality following traumatic brain injury: a qualitative study. Brain Injury, 38(8), 1010-1019.

Norman, A., Holloway, M., Odumuyiwa, T., Kennedy, M., Forrest, H., Suffield, F., & Dicks, H. (2020). Accepting what we do not know: A need to improve professional understanding of brain injury in the UK. Health and Social Care in the Community, 04 Oct, 1-13.

Moore, S., Wotus, R., Norman, A., Holloway, M., & Dean, J. (2019). Behind the cloak of competence: Brain injury and mental capacity legislation. Journal of Adult Protection, 21(4), 201-218. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAP-02-2019-0007. Townshend, J., & Norman, A. (2018). The Secondary Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of the Experiences of Family and Friends. The Family Journal 26, 77-85

 Knight, E., & Norman, A. (2017). A qualitative assessment of the effectiveness of the Hospital Liaison Officer service. Report to Headway UK. Plymouth University: Plymouth, UK.

Turner, J., Orman, M., & Norman, A. (2017). Factors Affecting the Success of Long-term ABI Rehabilitation: A report to Headway UK. Plymouth University: Plymouth.

Norman, A. (2016). A preventable death? A family’s perspective on an adult safeguarding review regarding an adult with traumatic brain injury", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 18 Issue: 6, pp.341-352, doi: 10.1108/JAP-08-2016-0017

Bessell, A.L., Watkins, E.R., & Williams, H.W. (2008). Depressive rumination reduces specificity of autobiographical memory recall in Acquired Brain Injury. Journal of the Neuropsychological Society, 14, 63-70.


Visible Difference



Norman, A., Jackson, S., Ferrario, H., Percuklievska, N., McBride, P. (2021). Towards a greater understanding of the psychosocial impact of the symptoms of pituitary conditions. British Journal of Community Nursing, 26(5), May 2021.

Jackson, S., Norman, A., McBride, P., & Whittingham, P. (2020). Implications for practice: Why signposting patients to the Pituitary Foundation matters. British Journal of General Practice, 70(693), 184

Wogden, F., Norman, A., & Dibben, J. (2019). Treatment choices in adolescents with Cleft Lip and/or palate: the importance of shared decision-making. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(9), 1220-1229.  

Underwood, A., Norman, A., & Jackson, S. (2019). Pituitary conditions: Importance of geography and the Pituitary Foundation in patient support. British Journal of Community Nursing, September 2, 24(9): 436-443.

    Forrest H, Norman A & Jackson S (2018) The Pituitary Foundation Patient Satisfaction Survey Reports 2008 and 2017: A comparison. Pituitary Life, 38: 9-11

Forrest, H., Norman, A., & Jackson, S. (2017). Results from the 2016 Pituitary Foundation Survey. Pituitary Life, 3, 12-13.

Underwood, A., Norman, A., & Jackson, S. (2017). Members experiences of the Pituitary Foundation. Pituitary Life, 2, 6-10.

Hacker, A., Jackson, S., Gosling, S., Norman, A., & Crown, A. (2017). Understanding hypoadrenal patients’ experience and knowledge of, and attitudes to, adrenal crises and their prevention: A report to the Addison’s Society. Brighten & Sussex Medical School & Plymouth University: Brighton, UK.

Norman AL, Moss TP. (2015). Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: a systematic review PeerJ e870 Article number e870 02 Apr 2015

Norman, A., Persson, M., Stock, N., Rumsey, N., Waylen, A., Sandy, J., Edwards, Z., Hammond, V., Partridge L., Ness, A. 2014. The effectiveness of psychosocial intervention for individuals with cleft lip and/or palate and their parents: A systematic review. Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Journal, in press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1597/13-276

Norman A., Perry, R., Ness, A.R., Prime, S.S., Cole-Hawkins,H., Thomas, S. 2014. Synthetic Retinoid Interventions and Outcomes in People with Cancer or Potentially Malignant Disorders of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Oral Surgery. DOI:10.1111/ors.12134 08 Dec 2014

Semple, C., Parahoo, K., Norman, A., McCaughan, E., Humphris, G., Mills, M. (2013). Psychosocial interventions of patients with head and neck cancer (review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art.No.: CD009441. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009441.pub2

Bessell, A., Sell, D., Roulstone, S., Albery, L., Persson, M., Verheoven, A. et al. (2013). Speech and language therapy intervention for children with cleft palate: A systematic review. Craniofacial Cleft-Palate Journal, 50(1): e1-e17.

Bessell, A., Dures, E., Semple, C., & Jackson, S. (2012). The need to address appearance-related distress across clinical conditions: How can healthcare teams support patients? British Journal of Nursing, 21 (19). pp. 1138-1143.

Bessell, A. (2012). Online intervention. In N. Rumsey & D. Harcourt (eds). Oxford handbook of the psychology of Appearance. Chapter 39. Oxford University press.

Bessell, A., Brough, V., Clarke, A., Harcourt D., Moss T., & Rumsey, N. (2012). Evaluation of the effectiveness of Face IT, a computer-based psychosocial intervention for disfigurement-related distress. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 2, 1-13.

Bessell, A., Glenny, AM., Furness, S., Clarkson, J., Oliver, R., Conway DI et al. (2011). Intervention for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: surgical. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 9.

Sandy, J., Kilpatrick, N., Persson, M., Bessell, A., Waylen, A., Ness A., & Ireland, A. (2011).Why are multi-centre clinical observational studies still so difficult to run? British Dental Journal, 211(2), 59-61.

 Bessell, A. (2011). Facing up to visible difference: The design and evaluation of a new computer-based psychosocial intervention. Body Image Dissertation Abstracts and Summaries, 8(3), 1-3.

Bessell, A., Hooper, L., Shaw, W.C., Reilly, S., Reid, J., & Glenny, Anne-Marie. (2011). Feeding interventions for growth and development in infants with cleft lip, cleft palate or cleft lip and palate. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 3 . Art. No.: CD003315. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003315.pub2.

Bessell, A., Clarke, A., Harcourt, D., Moss, T.P., & Rumsey, N. (2010). Incorporating user perspectives in the design of an online intervention tool for people with visible differences: Face IT. Behavioural and Cognitive psychotherapy, 38, 577-596.

Bessell, A., Harcourt, D., & Moss, T.P. (2008). Evaluation of the Acceptability and Usability of a Computer-based Psychosocial Intervention. UWE Psychology Postgraduate Papers, Vol 5, 49-55.

 Bessell, A., & Moss, T.P. (2007). Psychosocial interventions for visible differences: A systematic review. Body Image, 4, 227-238.

Long Term Health

Srivastava, K., Norman, A., & Mortimer, S. (2022). A qualitative exploration of the Media’s Influence on UK Women’s views of Breastfeeding. British Journal of Midwifery, in press.

Bacon AM, White L, Norman A. Coping with fibromyalgia during the COVID-19 pandemic: adjustment and wellbeing. Psychology & Health. 2021 Dec 1:1-6.

Baptie, G., Januário, E. M., & Norman, A. (2021). Empowered or Powerless? Contributing factors for Women’s appraisal of traumatic and non-traumatic childbirth. British Journal of Midwifery, 29(12), 674-682. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2021.29.12.674 

Alsanaani, T., Norman, A., Whalley, B. (2021). Knowledge and attitudes among healthcare workers and patients with total knee ad hip replacement towards the use of brief psychological techniques: A qualitative study in the UK and Saudi hospitals. The Italian Journal for Inter4disciplinary Health a d Social Development, Feb 2021.


Baptie, G., Andrade, J., Bacon, A., & Norman, A. (2021). Virtually renovating the Trauma Film Paradigm: Comparing Virtual Reality with on-screen presentation of an analogue trauma. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace
Baptie, G., Mueller Januario, E., Norman, A. (2020). Birth trauma from the perspective of perinatal counsellors: A mini focus group study. The Open review, 6, 45-57

Baptie, G., Andrade, J., Bacon, A., & Norman, A. (2020). Trauma after childbirth: The mediating effects of perceived support. British Journal of Midwifery, 28(10), 724-730.   

Keevash, J., Norman, A., & Mortimer, S. (2018). What influences women to continue or stop breastfeeding: A thematic analysis. British Journal of Midwifery, October, doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2018.26.10.

 Norman, A., Mortimer, S., Keevash, J., Forrest, H., Percuklievska, N., Zoutenbier, N., Antonevijevic, A., Cronin, A., & Harris, H. (2018). Factors influencing breastfeeding behaviour and its impact on attachment and mental health in mothers and children: A report to Plymouth City Council. Plymouth University: Plymouth, UK.


Exley, D., Norman, A., Hyland, M. 2014. Adverse Childhood Experience & Asthma Onset: A Systematic Review. European respiratory review: an official journal of the European Respiratory Society 24(136):299-305 Jun 2015
Beynon, R., Sterne, J., Wilcock, G., Likeman, M., Harbord, R., Astin, M., Burke, M., Bessell, A., et al (2012). Is MRI better than CT for distinguishing between vascular dementia and alzheimer’s disease? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Biomed central Neurology, 12(33), doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-33.

Research groups

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

The Perceived Effectiveness of Brief Psychological Techniques for Acute Postoperative Pain, Dr Tahani Alsanaani

‘Help the family, help the soldier’ - Families’ experiences of adjustment to service-attributable limb loss, Dr Heidi Muir

Birth Trauma: A mixed-methods investigation, Dr Grace Baptie


Grants & contracts

NIHR, Research for Social Care fund. Head Together Project, hosted University of Essex

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Moore S, Wotus R, Norman A, Holloway M & Dean J (2019) 'Behind the cloak of competence: Brain Injury and Mental Capacity Legislation' Journal of Adult Protection , DOI Open access
Wogden F, Norman A & Dibben L (2019) 'Treatment choice in Adolescents with Cleft Lip and/or Palate: the importance of Shared Decision-Making' Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal , DOI Open access

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Abbotts D & Norman A (2022) 'Social worker decision-making in court' Child & Family Social Work , DOI Open access
Scarborough J, Norman A & Cooper L (2022) 'The Bidirectional Relationship Between Breastfeeding and Mental Health' British Journal of Midwifery 30, (10) , DOI Open access
Norman A, Veale J & Williamson H (2022) 'Assessing the Usability and Acceptability of FaceIT@home: an online CBT Intervention for People with Visible Differences' The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist , DOI Open access
Norman A, Jackson S, Ferrario H & McBride P (2022) 'Hidden disability: a study of the psychosocial impact of living with pituitary conditions' British Journal of Nursing 31, (11) 590-597 , DOI Open access
Lowry J, Wakeham T, Norman A, Dean J, Holloway M, Needham-Holmes B, Clark-Wilson J & Feltham-White P (2022) 'Whose outcome is it anyway? Outcome and Brain Injury Case Management' Journal of Long-Term Care Publisher Site , DOI Open access
Norman A, Mortimer S, Percuklievska N, Ferrario H & Baptie G (2022) 'Breastfeeding experiences & support: A mixed-methods approach to identifying factors influencing breastfeeding behaviour' British Journal of Midwifery 30, (4) , DOI Open access
Norman A, Curro V, Holloway M, Percuklievska N & Ferrario H (2022) 'Experiences of individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and their families interacting with community services: a systematic scoping review' Disability and Rehabilitation , DOI Open access
Holloway M & Norman A (2022) 'Just a Little Bit of History Repeating: The recurring and fatal consequences of lacking professional knowledge of acquired brain injury' Journal of Adult Protection , DOI Open access
Srivastava K, Norman A & Mortimer S (2021) 'A qualitative exploration of the Media’s Influence on UK Women’s views of Breastfeeding' British Journal of Midwifery 30, (1) , DOI Open access
Bacon AM, White L & Norman A (2021) 'Coping with Fibromyalgia during the COVID-19 pandemic: adjustment and wellbeing' Psychology and Health: an international journal , DOI Open access
Norman A, Jackson S, Ferrario H, Percuklievska N & McBride P (2021) 'Towards a greater understanding of the psychosocial impact of the symptoms of pituitary conditions' British Journal of Community Nursing 26, (5) Publisher Site , DOI Open access
Alsanaani T, Norman A & Whalley B (2021) 'Knowledge and attitudes among healthcare workers and patients with total knee and hip replacement towards the use of brief psychological techniques: A qualitative study in UK and Saudi hospitals' The Italian Journal for Interdisciplinary Health and Social Development , DOI Open access
Baptie G, Andrade J, Bacon A & Norman A (2021) 'Virtually renovating the Trauma Film Paradigm: Comparing virtual reality with on-screen presentation of an analogue trauma' Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace 15, (1) , DOI Open access
Norman A, Baptie G, Andrade J & Bacon A (2021) 'Virtually renovating the Trauma Film Paradigm: Comparing Virtual Reality with on-screen presentation of an analogue trauma' Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberpspace 15, (1) , DOI Open access
Baptie G, Mueller Januario E & Norman A (2020) 'B I R T H T R A U M A F R O M T H E P E R S P E C T I V E O F P E R I N A T A L C O U N S E L L O R S : A M I N I F O C U S G R O U P S T U D Y' The Open Review , DOI Open access
Baptie G, Januario E & Norman A (2020) 'Birth trauma from the perspective of perinatal counsellors. A mini focus group study' Open Review 6, (0) 0-0 Publisher Site , DOI Open access
Baptie G, Andrade J, Bacon A & Norman A (2020) 'Trauma after childbirth: The mediating effects of perceived support' British Journal of Midwifery 28, (10) 724-730 , DOI Open access
Baptie G, Andrade J, Bacon AM & Norman A (2020) 'Birth trauma: the mediating effects of perceived support' British Journal of Midwifery 28, (10) 724-730 , DOI Open access
Knight E, Norman A & Simpson G (2020) 'Living with suicidality following traumatic brain injury: A qualitative study' Brain Injury , DOI Open access
Norman A, Holloway M, Odumuyiwa T, Kennedy M, Forrest H, Suffield F & Dicks H (2020) 'Accepting what we do not know: A need to improve professional understanding of Brain Injury in the UK' Health and Social Care in the Community 1-13 , DOI Open access
Jackson S, Norman A, McBride P & Whittingham P (2020) 'Implications for Practice: Why signposting patients to the Pituitary Foundation matters' British Journal of General Practice , DOI Open access
Adshead CD, Norman A & Holloway M (2019) 'The inter-relationship between acquired brain injury, substance use and homelessness; the impact of adverse childhood experiences: an interpretative phenomenological analysis study' Disability and Rehabilitation 1-13 , DOI Open access
Odumuyiwa T, Kennedy M, Norman A, Holloway M, Freya S, Hannah F & Hilary D (2019) 'Improving access to social care services following Acquired Brain Injury: A needs analysis' Journal of Long term care Open access
Anneliese U, Norman A & Sue J (2019) 'Pituitary conditions: importance of geography and the Pituitary Foundation in patient support' British Journal of Community Nursing , DOI Open access
Moore S, Wotus R, Norman A, Holloway M & Dean J (2019) 'Behind the cloak of competence: Brain Injury and Mental Capacity Legislation' Journal of Adult Protection , DOI Open access
Wogden F, Norman A & Dibben L (2019) 'Treatment choice in Adolescents with Cleft Lip and/or Palate: the importance of Shared Decision-Making' Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal , DOI Open access
Townshend J & Norman AL (2018) 'The Secondary Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of the Experiences of Family and Friends' The Family Journal: counseling and therapy for couples and families , DOI Open access
Forrest H, Norman AL & Jackson S (2017) 'Results from the 2016 Pituitary Foundation Survey' Pituitary Life Open access
Underwood A, Norman AL & Jackson S (2017) 'Members experiences of the Pituitary Foundation' pituitary Life Open access
Norman A (2016) 'A preventable death? A family’s perspective on an adult safeguarding review regarding an adult with traumatic brain injury' The Journal of Adult Protection 18, (6) 341-352 , DOI Open access
Jackson S, Norman A & Crown A (2015) 'Developing a pituitary distress thermometer (PDT) - a means to improve patient quality of life' Endocrine Abstracts , DOI
Exley D, Norman A & Hyland M (2015) 'Adverse childhood experience and asthma onset: a systematic review' European Respiratory Review 24, (136) 299-305 , DOI Open access
Norman A, Persson M, Stock N, Rumsey N, Sandy J, Waylen A, Edwards Z, Hammond V, Partridge L & Ness A (2015) 'The Effectiveness of Psychosocial Intervention for Individuals With Cleft Lip and/or Palate' Cleft Palate Craniofac J 52, (3) 301-310 Author Site , DOI Open access
Norman AL & Moss TP (2015) 'Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: a systematic review' PeerJ (3) Open access
Norman AL, Perry R, Ness AR, Prime SS, Cole-Hawkins H & Thomas S (2014) 'Synthetic Retinoid Interventions and Outcomes in People with Cancer or Potentially Malignant Disorders of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis' Oral Surgery (12) Open access
Semple C, Parahoo K, Norman A, McCaughan E, Humphris G & Mills M (2013) 'Psychosocial interventions for patients with head and neck cancer' Cochrane Database Syst Rev (7) Author Site , DOI Open access
Bessell A, Sell D, Whiting P, Roulstone S, Albery L, Persson M, Verhoeven A, Burke M & Ness AR (2013) 'Speech and language therapy interventions for children with cleft palate: a systematic review' Cleft Palate Craniofac J 50, (1) e1-e17 Author Site , DOI
Bessell A, Dures E, Semple C & Jackson S (2012) 'Addressing appearance-related distress across clinical conditions' Br J Nurs 21, (19) 1138-1143 Author Site , DOI Open access
Beynon R, Sterne JAC, Wilcock G, Likeman M, Harbord RM, Astin M, Burke M, Bessell A, Ben-Shlomo Y & Hawkins J (2012) 'Is MRI better than CT for detecting a vascular component to dementia? A systematic review and meta-analysis' BMC Neurol 12, Author Site , DOI Open access
Bessell A, Brough V, Clarke A, Harcourt D, Moss TP & Rumsey N (2012) 'Evaluation of the effectiveness of Face IT, a computer-based psychosocial intervention for disfigurement-related distress' Psychol Health Med 17, (5) 565-577 Author Site , DOI Open access
Semple C, Parahoo K, Mills M, Humphris G, McCaughan E & Bessell A (2011) 'Psychosocial interventions for patients with head and neck cancer' , DOI
Bessell A, Glenny A-M, Furness S, Clarkson JE, Oliver R, Conway DI, Macluskey M, Pavitt S, Sloan P & Worthington HV (2011) 'Interventions for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: surgical treatment' Cochrane Database Syst Rev (9) Author Site , DOI Open access
Bessell A, Hooper L, Shaw WC, Reilly S, Reid J & Glenny A-M (2011) 'Feeding interventions for growth and development in infants with cleft lip, cleft palate or cleft lip and palate' Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2) Author Site , DOI Open access
Bessell A, Clarke A, Harcourt D, Moss TP & Rumsey N (2010) 'Incorporating user perspectives in the design of an online intervention tool for people with visible differences: face IT' Behav Cogn Psychother 38, (5) 577-596 Author Site , DOI Open access
Bessell A, Brough V, Clarke A, Harcourt D, Moss TP & Rumsey N (2008) 'Evaluation of a computer based psychosocial intervention for individuals with visible differences' PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH 23, 66-66 Author Site Open access
Bessell A & Moss TP (2007) 'Evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for individuals with visible differences: a systematic review of the empirical literature' Body Image 4, (3) 227-238 Author Site , DOI Open access
Keevash J, Norman AL, Forrest H & Mortimer S 'What influences women to continue or stop breastfeeding? A thematic analysis' British Journal of Midwifery , DOI Open access
Baptie G, Mueller Januário E & Norman A 'Empowered or powerless? Contributing factors to women’s appraisal of traumatic childbirth' British Journal of Midwifery Open access
Books
Norman A (2020) Life and Suicide Following Brain Injury A Personal and Professional Account. Routledge
Bessell A (2012) Computer-Based Psychosocial Interventions. Oxford University Press , DOI
Conference Papers
Semple C, Parahoo K, Bessell A, McCaughan E, Humphris G & Mills M (2013) 'Cochrane review: Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for patients with head and neck cancer' S754-S755
Reports
Norman AL, Turner J & Orman M (2017) Factors Affecting the Success of Long-term ABI Rehabilitation Final Report for Headway Somerset. Headway Somerset , DOI Open access
Knight E, Copeman W, Parrott A & Norman AL (2017) A qualitative assessment of the effectiveness of the Hospital Liaison Officer Service: Final Report to Headway Somerset. Headway Somerset , DOI Open access
Presentations and posters
Holloway M, Norman A & Dean J Holloway M, Norman A & Dean J 'Brain Injury Case Managers' Experience of Mental Capacity and the UK's Mental Capacity Act: Supporting Decision Making' Author Site Open access
Underwood A, Norman AL, Forrest H, Jackson S & McBride P Underwood A, Norman AL, Forrest H, Jackson S & McBride P 'Connected, supported, informed: Experiences and benefits of membership of the Pituitary Foundation' Open access
Holloway M & Norman A Holloway M & Norman A 'Long Term Care Needs Following Acquired Brain Injury and Social Care Services in the UK' Author Site Open access
Norman AL, Forrest H, Jackson S & McBride P Norman AL, Forrest H, Jackson S & McBride P 'Understanding the psychosocial needs of pituitary patients: A survey of Pituitary Foundation members' Open access
Baptie G, Andrade J, Bacon A & Norman A Baptie G, Andrade J, Bacon A & Norman A 'Trauma after childbirth: The mediating effects of subjective experience' Author Site
Personal

Personal

Reports & invited lectures

Norman, A., Moore S., Wotus R., Holloway M., & Dean, J. (2019). Supported decision making: A BABICM research project. BABICM annual conference, Birmingham.

Norman, A. (2019). Substance abuse, mental health and brain injury: A safeguarding review. Headway East Sussex annual conference.

Norman, A. (2019). Mental capacity and TBI: safeguarding lessons. Enable Law CPD event, Plymouth.

Norman, A. (2018). Safeguarding vulnerable adults: meeting the needs of adults with TBI. University College Jersey, October 2018.

Norman, A. (2018). Safeguarding vulnerable adults: meeting the needs of adults with TBI. Headway Somerset Annual conference, October 2018.

Norman, A. (2017). Acquired Brain Injury and substance misuse. Oliver Zangwill Centre for rehabilitation alcohol and substance use conference, November 2017.

Norman, A. (2017). Acquired Brain Injury and Access to Services: A tale of safeguarding. Headway Somerset Conference, September 2017.

Norman, A. (2017). The importance of Mental Capacity Assessment in caring for adults with Acquired Brain Injury. Adult Policy Scrutiny Committee, September 2017.

Norman, A., Odumuyiwa, T., Kennedy, M., Forrest H., Holloway, M., & Dicks, H. (2017). Accessing long care services for adults with acquired brain injury. South West Brain Injury Forum, September 2017.

Norman, A. (2017). What happens when things go wrong: suicide following Traumatic Brain Injury. Keynote at Headway UK conference July 2017.

Norman, A. (2017). Long-term effects of Acquired Brain Injury. Family & carers conference Headway Somerset, July 2017.

Other academic activities

Trustee for Headway Somerset

Links

www.alysonnorman.co.uk