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John Bailey

Member, CFMHAS

Research Officer, School of Social Sciences

BA
Bangor University

j.bailey@bangor.ac.uk

01978 727406

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Overview

John Bailey has a background in psychology and has worked as a researcher in forensic mental health services.  He began working for Glyndwr University on the Deaths Involving Alcohol (DIAL) project in 2010 with Professors Poole and Robinson.  He joined the Bangor School of Social Sciences in July 2012.

As well as the DIAL project, he has recently worked or is currently working on projects on alcohol policy; problems of opiate use in chronic pain management; and non-cardiac chest pain in patients attending A&E departments and cardiac clinics.

John is a member of the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences Academic Ethics Committee

John is also involved in teaching in the School of Social Sciences

Appointments

Research Officer, School of Social Sciences, Bangor University, 2012-

Publications

Journal articles

Bailey, J; Poole, R; Ruben, S; Robinson, CA (2012): Is alcohol consumption irrelevant to outcome in anxiety and depression? British Journal of Psychiatry 201: 326

Berry, M J; Robinson, C A and Bailey, J (2004) Can hypnosis be used to recover evidence from offenders? Forensic Update, 79, 11-16.

MacCulloch, M J; Jones, C and Bailey, J (1995) Post-traumatic stress disorder: Turning the tide without opening the floodgates. Medicine, Science and the Law, 35.

MacCulloch, M J; Bailey, J and Robinson, C A (1995) Mentally disordered attackers and killers: Towards a taxonomy. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 6, 41-61.

MacCulloch, M J; Bailey, J; Jones, C and Hunter, C C (1994) Nineteen male serious offenders who were discharged directly to the community from a Special Hospital: III. Illustrated administrative issues. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 5, 75-93.

Jones, C; MacCulloch, M J; Bailey, J and Shahtahmasebi, S (1994) Personal history factors associated with reconviction in personality disordered patients discharged from a Special Hospital. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 5, 249-261.

Bailey, J and MacCulloch, M J (1994) Judgments of dangerousness and release decisions in Special Hospitals. Issues in Criminological and Legal Psychology, 21, 76-83.

MacCulloch, M J; Bailey, J; Jones, C and Hunter, C C (1993) Nineteen male serious offenders who were discharged directly to the community from a Special Hospital: II. Illustrated clinical issues. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 4, 451-469.

MacCulloch, M J; Bailey, J; Jones; C and Hunter, C C (1993) Nineteen male serious offenders who were discharged directly to the community from a Special Hospital: I. General characteristics. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 4, 237-248.

MacCulloch, M J and Bailey, J (1993) Issues in the management and rehabilitation of patients in maximum secure hospitals. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 4, 25-44.

Bailey, J and MacCulloch, M J (1992) Patterns of reoffending in patients discharged directly to the community from a Special Hospital: Implications for aftercare. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 3, 445-462.

Bailey, J and MacCulloch, M J (1992) Characteristics of 112 cases discharged directly to the community from a new Special Hospital and some comparisons in performance.  Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 3, 91-112.

MacCulloch, M J and Bailey, J (1991) Issues in the provision and evaluation of forensic services. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 2, 247-265.

Research Reports

Bailey, J; Poole, R; Zinovieff, F; Robinson, C A; Parry, O; Tocque, K; Kennedy, L (2011): Achieving positive change in the drinking culture in Wales. Alcohol Concern Cymru.

Poole, R; Robinson, C A; Bailey, J; Shelton, C; Ruben, S (2011): The DIAL study: Deaths involving alcohol in Wales. Final Report submitted to Welsh Government, June 2011.

Robinson, C A; Poole, R; Slegg, G; Ruben, S and Bailey, J (2009) Alcohol-Involved Death: Pilot Study; Final Report submitted to Welsh Assembly Government, November 2009.

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Research

Research Interests
  • Problems arising from the use of prescribed pain medication (Dysfunctional Therapeutic Opioid Use)
  • Alcohol-related harm, particularly from accidents and suicides.
  • Alcohol policy.
  • Forensic mental health services.

 

Current Projects

Currently working with:

  • Rob Poole, Catherine Robinson and Sue Ruben on deaths involving alcohol.
  • Rob Poole on dysfunctional therapeutic opioid use.

 

Completed Projects

Achieving positive change in the drinking culture in Wales. Alcohol Concern Cymru. (2010-2011) (Researcher)

The DIAL study: Deaths Involving Alcohol In Wales. Welsh Assembly Government.(2010-2011) (Researcher)

Alcohol-Involved Death: A pilot study. Welsh Assembly Government. (2009-2010) (Researcher)

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Activities

Committee Membership

Vice Chair, College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences Academic Ethics Committee

Presentations

Bailey, J; Poole, R; Jones, L; Robinson, C; Mathialahan, T: Dysfunctional therapeutic opioid use (DTOU) in chronic non-cancer pain. Poster presented at MHRNC Annual Conference, Wrexham; March 2013.

Bailey, J (2012): Minimum pricing for alcohol: Rationale and implications. Third Annual WISERD Conference, Bangor University, March 2012.

Bailey, J and Poole, R (2011): Problem drinking is not the problem. North Wales Psychiatry Meeting, St Asaph, December 2011.

Robinson, C A; Poole, R; Slegg, G; Ruben, S and Bailey, J (2010): Alcohol Involved Death Pilot Study. Welsh Assembly Government Ministry of Social Justice, Best Practice in Substance Misuse Annual Conference, Newport, South Wales. 11/2/10.

Knowledge Transfer

Participation in various forums in BCUHB dealing with chronic pain and opioid use.

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Teaching

Undergraduate

SXS-3063-0 Mental Illness

Postgraduate

Social Work

Social Policy and Evaluation