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19972018
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Research interests

Ailsa Russell is a Reader in the Department of Psychology.  She is a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Clinical Psychologist and a BABCP accredited CBT therapist.  Ailsa leads on the MSc in Applied Clinical Psychology. She is a member of the Centre for Applied Autism Research at the University of Bath.  She is the principal investigator on a HTA funded study investigating the feasibility of guided self-help for depression in adults with autism. Research interests include developing effective psychological interventions for people with Autism. 

Research interests

  • Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Adapting evidence based psychological interventions for people with developmental disorders
  • Neuropsychological facets of atypical development

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Projects 2015 2018

Guided Self-Help for Depression in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Russell, A.

1/12/1531/05/18

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1997 2018

Protocol for a feasibility study and randomised pilot trial of a low intensity psychological intervention for depression in adults with autism: The Autism Depression Trial (ADEPT)

Russell, A., Cooper, K., Barton, S., Ensum, I., Gaunt, D., Horwood, J., Ingham, B., Kessler, D., Metcalfe, C., Rai, D., Parr, J. & Wiles, N. 3 Dec 2017 In : BMJ Open. 7, e019545

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Feasibility Studies
Autistic Disorder
Depression
Psychology
Randomized Controlled Trials
48 Citations

Cognitive behavior therapy for comorbid Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders: A randomized controlled trial

Russell, A. J., Jassi, A., Fullana, M. A., Mack, H., Johnston, K., Heyman, I., Murphy, D. G. & Mataix-Cols, D. Aug 2013 In : Depression and Anxiety. 30, 8, p. 697-708 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Cognitive Therapy
Anxiety
Randomized Controlled Trials
Therapeutics

Adapting Psychological Therapies for Autism

Cooper, K., Loades, M. E. & Russell, A. Jan 2018 In : Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. p. 43-50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive Therapy
Autistic Disorder
Psychology
Aptitude
Therapeutics
2 Citations

Social Identity, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health in Autism

Cooper, K., Smith, L. G. E. & Russell, A. 1 Dec 2017 In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 47, 7, p. 844-854

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Identification
Autistic Disorder
Self Concept
Mental Health
Anxiety

Cognitive-behavioural therapy for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a proof of concept randomized controlled trial

Dittner, A., Hodsoll, J., Rimes, K., Russell, A. & Chalder, T. 1 Feb 2018 In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 137, 2, p. 125-137

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive Therapy
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Randomized Controlled Trials
Therapeutics
Social Adjustment