Liverpool Skylilne

School of Psychology

Dr Robin Bailey

Dr Robin Bailey

Telephone: 0151 904 1398

Publications

Journal article

Dai L, Bailey R, Deng Y. 2018. The reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the Metacognitions about Health Questionnaire in college students Quality of Life Research, 27 :1099-1108 DOI

Bailey R, Wells A. 2016. Is metacognition a causal moderator of the relationship between catastrophic misinterpretation and health anxiety? A prospective study Behaviour Research and Therapy, 78 :43-50 DOI Publisher Url

Melli G, Bailey R, Carraresi C, Poli A. Metacognitive beliefs as a predictor of health anxiety in a self-reporting Italian clinical sample Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 25 :263-271 DOI

Bailey R, Wells A. The contribution of metacognitive beliefs and dysfunctional illness beliefs in predicting health anxiety: An evaluation of the metacognitive versus the cognitive models Clinical Psychologist, 20 :129-137 DOI

Melli G, Carraresi C, Poli A, Bailey R. The role of metacognitive beliefs in health anxiety Personality and Individual Differences, 89 :80-85 DOI

Bailey R, Wells A. Metacognitive beliefs moderate the relationship between catastrophic misinterpretation and health anxiety Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 34 :8-14 DOI

Bailey R, Wells A. Development and initial validation of a measure of metacognitive beliefs in health anxiety: The MCQ-HA Psychiatry Research, 230 :871-877 DOI

Solem S, Borgejordet S, Haseth S, Hansen B, Håland Å, Bailey R. Symptoms of health anxiety in obsessive–compulsive disorder: Relationship with treatment outcome and metacognition Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 5 :76-81 DOI

Bailey R, Wells A. Metacognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Hypochondriasis: A Systematic Case Series Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38 :541-550 DOI

Bailey R, Wells A. Does Metacognition Make a Unique Contribution to Health Anxiety When Controlling for Neuroticism, Illness Cognition, and Somatosensory Amplification? Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 27 :327-337 DOI

Engagement & Impact

Other invited event:

MCT Treatment of Health Anxiety: A Workshop, 4th International Metacognitive Conference, Prague, Invited Workshop.. 2019

Metacognitive Therapy in the treatment of Panic Disorder and Health Anxiety:, Norwegian Metacognitive Society, University of Oslo, Norway,, Invited Talk and Workshop. 2018

MCT Treatment of Health Anxiety: A Workshop., 3rd International Metacognitive Conference, Milan, An Invited Workshop.. 2016

Conference presentation:

Metacognitive Therapy and Health Anxiety: A Randomized Control Trial, International Conference of Positive Psychology, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, New York, Oral presentation. 2018

Metacognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Health Anxiety, European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (EABCT), Slovenia, Oral presentation. 2017

The Role of Metacognition in Health Anxiety, World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Melbourne, Australia, Oral presentation. 2016

Is metacognition a causal moderator of the relationship between catastrophic misinterpretation and health anxiety? A prospective study, 3rd International Metacognitive Conference, Milan, Milan, Italy, Oral presentation. 2016

Metacognitive Beliefs Moderate the Relationship between Catastrophic Misinterpretation and Health Anxiety, European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (EABCT), Jerusalem, Israel, Oral presentation. 2015

Metacognitive Therapy Current Trends, European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (EABCT), The Hague, Netherlands, Oral presentation. 2014

The Role of Metacognition in Health Anxiety., International Conference of Cognitive Therapy, Hong Kong, Oral presentation. 2014

Metacognitive Therapy for Health Anxiety: A Case Series., European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (EABCT), Marrakech, Oral presentation. 2013

Does metacognition make a unique contribution to health anxiety in addition to neuroticism, illness cognition and somatosensory amplification?, International Metacognitive Therapy Conference,, Manchester, Oral presentation. 2013

Media Coverage:

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-bad-habit-worst.html, http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11988599, “Trying to give up a bad habit? The worst thing you can do is attempt not to think about it”: Published in: New Zealand Herald (New Zealand), Medical Xpress (USA).

https://qz.com/1256773/what-is-misophonia-when-sounds-cause-you-discomfort/, http://www.newsweek.com/misophonia-sounds-drive-crazy-opinion-890053, https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/misophonia-hatred-of-sounds-trigger-recognised-psychiatric-condition-suicide-a8309101.html, “Misophonia – when certain sounds drive you crazy”: Published in: Newsweek (USA), Quartz magazine (USA, Africa, India), The Independent (UK).

https://theconversation.com/when-it-comes-to-mental-health-a-problem-shared-can-be-a-problem-doubled-87650, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5133267/A-problem-shared-problem-doubled.html, Robin Bailey (2017). “When it Comes to Mental Health a Problem Shared can be a Problem Doubled”. Published in: The Daily Mail (UK), The Conversation (UK)..

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/counselling-doesnt-work-long-term-taxpayers-money-cognitive-behavioural-therapy-a8045566.html, http://theweek.com/articles/736716/unspoken-truth-about-counseling, https://www.acsh.org/news/2017/11/08/mental-health-counselling-doesnt-work-long-term-12109, “Counselling Doesn’t Work in the Longterm”. Published in: The Week (USA), The Independent (UK), The American Council on Science and Health (USA)..

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/rethink-your-thoughts-about-thinking/, Scientific American: Rethink your Thoughts About Thinking.

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/why-men-aren-t-speaking-out-about-sexual-harassment-20180315-p4z4jp.html, https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/03/14/many-men-are-sexually-harassed-at-work-so-why-arent-they-speaking-out_c1729706, https://qrius.com/many-men-are-sexually-harassed-in-the-workplace-so-why-arent-they-speaking-out/, “Many men are sexually harassed in the workplace – so why aren’t they speaking out?: Published in: The Star Kenya (Africa), Qrius (India), Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)..

https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-dark-side-of-daydreaming_2458586.html, https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/03/the-dark-side-of-daydreaming, “The Dark Side of Day Dreaming”: Published in: World Economic Forum (Switzerland), Epoch Times (China & USA).

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/worrying-about-getting-too-little-exercise-makes-you-unhealthier-n37wdlrc8, https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/why-the-key-to-living-longer-might-be-to-stop-worrying-about-it, https://www.theepochtimes.com/stop-worrying-about-not-getting-enough-exercise-and-being-too-stressed-you-may-live-longer_2407324.html, “Stop worrying about not getting enough exercise and being too stressed – you may live longer”: Published in: World Economic Forum (Switzerland), The Times (UK), The Independent (UK), Epoch Times (China & USA).

I have appeared on a range of radio stations as a guest expert, including, BBC Radio Lancashire (UK), SA-FM-South African Radio (South Africa),The Voice of Islam Radio (UK), and CJAD 800 Talk Radio Station (Canada)..

External collaboration:

Central South UniversityXiangya School of Medicine, Dr Lisha Dai.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Professor Stian Solem.

University of Manchester, Professor Adrian Wells.

University of Pisa, Prof Gabriele Melli.

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Higher Education Academy.

Other Professional Activity:

Guest Lecturer University of Manchester - ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Psychological Clinician- The Priory Hospital Altrincham, Manchester..