Dr Janet Smithson
Senior Lecturer in Psychology

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Key publications



Smithson J, Jones RB, Ashurst E (2012). Developing an online learning community for mental health professionals and service users: a discursive analysis. BMC Medical Education, 12(1). Abstract.
Barlow A, Smithson J (2012). Is modern marriage a bargain? Exploring Perceptions of Pre-Nuptial Agreements in England and Wales. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 3(24), 304-319.
Smithson J, Britten N, Paterson C, Lewith G, Evans M (2012). The experience of using complementary therapies after a diagnosis of cancer: a qualitative synthesis. Health (London), 16(1), 19-39. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smithson J, Garside R, Pearson M (2011). Barriers to, and facilitators of, the prevention of unintentional injury in children in the home: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research. Inj Prev, 17(2), 119-126. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Smithson J, Sharkey S, Hewis E, Jones RB, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Membership and boundary maintenance on an online self-harm forum. Qual Health Res, 21(11), 1567-1575. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smithson J, Sharkey S, Hewis E, Jones R, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Problem presentation and responses on an online forum for young people who self-harm. Discourse Studies, 13(4), 487-501. Abstract.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Lishman E, Cheston R, Smithson J (2016). The paradox of dementia: Changes in assimilation after receiving a diagnosis of dementia. Dementia (London), 15(2), 181-203. Abstract.  Author URL.
Owens C, Sharkey S, Smithson J, Hewis E, Emmens T, Ford T, Jones R (2015). Building an online community to promote communication and collaborative learning between health professionals and young people who self-harm: an exploratory study. Health Expect, 18(1), 81-94. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Chatrakul Na Ayudhya U, Smithson J, Lewis S (2014). Focus group methodology in a life course approach - individual accounts within a peer cohort group. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 17(2), 157-171. Abstract.
Pedersen S, Smithson J (2013). Mothers with attitude - how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online. Women's Studies International Forum, 97-106.
Smithson J, Jones RB, Ashurst E (2012). Developing an online learning community for mental health professionals and service users: a discursive analysis. BMC Medical Education, 12(1). Abstract.
Barlow A, Smithson J (2012). Is modern marriage a bargain? Exploring Perceptions of Pre-Nuptial Agreements in England and Wales. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 3(24), 304-319.
Smithson J, Hennessey C, Means R (2012). Online interaction and "real information flow": analysis of an interdisciplinary research forum. Journal of Research Practice, 1(8).
Sharkey S, Smithson J, Hewis E, Jones R, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2012). Supportive interchanges and face-work as 'protective talk' in an online self-harm support forum. Communication and Medicine, 9(1), 71-82. Abstract.
Smithson J, Britten N, Paterson C, Lewith G, Evans M (2012). The experience of using complementary therapies after a diagnosis of cancer: a qualitative synthesis. Health (London), 16(1), 19-39. Abstract.  Author URL.
den Dulk L, Peper A, Cernigoj Sadar N, Lewis S, Smithson J, van Doorne-Huiskes A (2012). Work, family and managerial attitudes and practices in the European workplace: comparing Dutch, British and Slovenian financial sector managers. Social Politics: international studies in gender, state, and society, 2(18), 300-329.
Smithson J, Garside R, Pearson M (2011). Barriers to, and facilitators of, the prevention of unintentional injury in children in the home: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research. Inj Prev, 17(2), 119-126. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Sharkey S, Jones R, Smithson J, Hewis E, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Ethical practice in internet research involving vulnerable people: lessons from a self-harm discussion forum study (SharpTalk). J Med Ethics, 37(12), 752-758. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smithson J, Sharkey S, Hewis E, Jones RB, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Membership and boundary maintenance on an online self-harm forum. Qual Health Res, 21(11), 1567-1575. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jones R, Sharkey S, Ford T, Emmens T, Hewis E, Smithson J, Sheaves B, Owens C (2011). Online discussion forums for young people who self-harm: User views. Psychiatrist, 35(10), 364-368. Abstract.
Smithson J, Sharkey S, Hewis E, Jones R, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Problem presentation and responses on an online forum for young people who self-harm. Discourse Studies, 13(4), 487-501. Abstract.
Jones R, Sharkey S, Smithson J, Ford T, Emmens T, Hewis E, Sheaves B, Owens C (2011). Using metrics to describe the participative stances of members within discussion forums. J Med Internet Res, 13(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Smithson J, Paterson C, Britten N, Evans M, Lewith G (2010). Cancer patients' experiences of using complementary therapies: polarization and integration. J Health Serv Res Policy, 15 Suppl 2, 54-61. Abstract.  Author URL.
Barlow A, Smithson J (2010). Legal assumptions, cohabitants’ talk and the rocky road to reform. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 3(22), 328-350.
Pedersen S, Smithson J (2010). Membership and activity in an online parenting community. , 1, 88-103. Abstract.
Sümer S, Smithson J, Das Dores Guerreiro M, Granlund L (2008). Becoming working mothers: Reconciling work and family at three particular workplaces in Norway, the UK, and Portugal. Community, Work and Family, 11(4), 365-384. Abstract.
Sullivan C, Smithson J (2007). Perspectives of homeworkers and their partners on working flexibility and gender equity. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 18(3), 448-461. Author URL.

Publications by year



2016

Lishman E, Cheston R, Smithson J (2016). The paradox of dementia: Changes in assimilation after receiving a diagnosis of dementia. Dementia (London), 15(2), 181-203. Abstract.  Author URL.

2015

Owens C, Sharkey S, Smithson J, Hewis E, Emmens T, Ford T, Jones R (2015). Building an online community to promote communication and collaborative learning between health professionals and young people who self-harm: an exploratory study. Health Expect, 18(1), 81-94. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2014

Chatrakul Na Ayudhya U, Smithson J, Lewis S (2014). Focus group methodology in a life course approach - individual accounts within a peer cohort group. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 17(2), 157-171. Abstract.

2013

Pedersen S, Smithson J (2013). Mothers with attitude - how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online. Women's Studies International Forum, 97-106.

2012

Smithson J, Jones RB, Ashurst E (2012). Developing an online learning community for mental health professionals and service users: a discursive analysis. BMC Medical Education, 12(1). Abstract.
Barlow A, Smithson J (2012). Is modern marriage a bargain? Exploring Perceptions of Pre-Nuptial Agreements in England and Wales. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 3(24), 304-319.
Smithson J, Hennessey C, Means R (2012). Online interaction and "real information flow": analysis of an interdisciplinary research forum. Journal of Research Practice, 1(8).
Sharkey S, Smithson J, Hewis E, Jones R, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2012). Supportive interchanges and face-work as 'protective talk' in an online self-harm support forum. Communication and Medicine, 9(1), 71-82. Abstract.
Smithson J, Britten N, Paterson C, Lewith G, Evans M (2012). The experience of using complementary therapies after a diagnosis of cancer: a qualitative synthesis. Health (London), 16(1), 19-39. Abstract.  Author URL.
den Dulk L, Peper A, Cernigoj Sadar N, Lewis S, Smithson J, van Doorne-Huiskes A (2012). Work, family and managerial attitudes and practices in the European workplace: comparing Dutch, British and Slovenian financial sector managers. Social Politics: international studies in gender, state, and society, 2(18), 300-329.

2011

Smithson J, Garside R, Pearson M (2011). Barriers to, and facilitators of, the prevention of unintentional injury in children in the home: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research. Inj Prev, 17(2), 119-126. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Sharkey S, Jones R, Smithson J, Hewis E, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Ethical practice in internet research involving vulnerable people: lessons from a self-harm discussion forum study (SharpTalk). J Med Ethics, 37(12), 752-758. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smithson J, Sharkey S, Hewis E, Jones RB, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Membership and boundary maintenance on an online self-harm forum. Qual Health Res, 21(11), 1567-1575. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jones R, Sharkey S, Ford T, Emmens T, Hewis E, Smithson J, Sheaves B, Owens C (2011). Online discussion forums for young people who self-harm: User views. Psychiatrist, 35(10), 364-368. Abstract.
Smithson J, Sharkey S, Hewis E, Jones R, Emmens T, Ford T, Owens C (2011). Problem presentation and responses on an online forum for young people who self-harm. Discourse Studies, 13(4), 487-501. Abstract.
Jones R, Sharkey S, Smithson J, Ford T, Emmens T, Hewis E, Sheaves B, Owens C (2011). Using metrics to describe the participative stances of members within discussion forums. J Med Internet Res, 13(1). Abstract.  Author URL.

2010

Smithson J, Paterson C, Britten N, Evans M, Lewith G (2010). Cancer patients' experiences of using complementary therapies: polarization and integration. J Health Serv Res Policy, 15 Suppl 2, 54-61. Abstract.  Author URL.
Barlow A, Smithson J (2010). Legal assumptions, cohabitants’ talk and the rocky road to reform. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 3(22), 328-350.
Pedersen S, Smithson J (2010). Membership and activity in an online parenting community. , 1, 88-103. Abstract.

2008

Sümer S, Smithson J, Das Dores Guerreiro M, Granlund L (2008). Becoming working mothers: Reconciling work and family at three particular workplaces in Norway, the UK, and Portugal. Community, Work and Family, 11(4), 365-384. Abstract.

2007

Sullivan C, Smithson J (2007). Perspectives of homeworkers and their partners on working flexibility and gender equity. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 18(3), 448-461. Author URL.