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MYDDELTON STREET BUILDING, Myddelton Street Building

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

Rebecca completed her PhD at City in 2018 entitled "Maternal mental health, processing of emotion and maternal sensitivity". She is now working on the MATRIx project which is a National Institute for Health Research funded project (HS&DR 128068). This evidence synthesis will review the research evidence on what prevents women who are pregnant or after birth to get the support and treatment they need if they are struggling with emotional or psychological problems. More information can be found on https://blogs.city.ac.uk/matrixevidencesynthesis/ or Twitter @matrixstudy

Qualifications

  1. PhD, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Oct 2013 – Jun 2018
  2. BSc Psychology with Clinical Psychology, University of Kent, United Kingdom

Employment

  1. Research Fellow, City, University of London, Sep 2019 – present

Publications

Conference paper/proceedings

  1. Webb, R. and Ashford, M. (2019). Using Social Media to Recruit Women with Perinatal Mental Health Difficulties for Research Studies.

Journal articles (16)

  1. Ayers, S., Crawley, R., Webb, R., Button, S., Thornton, A., Smith, H. … Gyte, G. (2019). What are women stressed about after birth? Birth, 46(4), pp. 678–685. doi:10.1111/birt.12455.
  2. Ayers, S., Bond, R., Webb, R., Miller, P. and Bateson, K. (2019). Perinatal mental health and risk of child maltreatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 98. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104172.
  3. de Lusignan, S., Correa, A., Dos Santos, G., Meyer, N., Haguinet, F., Webb, R. … Jones, S. (2019). Enhanced Safety Surveillance of Influenza Vaccines in General Practice, Winter 2015-16: Feasibility Study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 5(4). doi:10.2196/12016.
  4. Lee, S., Holden, D., Webb, R. and Ayers, S. (2019). Pregnancy related risk perception in pregnant women, midwives & doctors: A cross-sectional survey. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(1). doi:10.1186/s12884-019-2467-4.
  5. Webb, R. and Ayers, S. (2019). Postnatal mental health and mothers’ processing of infant emotion: an eye-tracking study. Anxiety, Stress and Coping. doi:10.1080/10615806.2019.1620215.
  6. Brook, J., Aitken, L., Webb, R., MacLaren, J. and Salmon, D. (2019). Characteristics of successful interventions to reduce turnover and increase retention of early career nurses: A systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 91, pp. 47–59. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.11.003.
  7. de Lusignan, S., McGee, C., Webb, R., Joy, M., Byford, R., Yonova, I. … Rafi, I. (2018). Conurbation, Urban, and Rural Living as Determinants of Allergies and Infectious Diseases: Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre Annual Report 2016-2017. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 4(4). doi:10.2196/11354.
  8. Webb, R., Ayers, S. and Endress, A. (2018). The City Infant Faces Database: A validated set of infant facial expressions. Behavior Research Methods, 50(1), pp. 151–159. doi:10.3758/s13428-017-0859-9.
  9. Webb, R., Ayers, S. and Rosan, C. (2018). A systematic review of measures of mental health and emotional wellbeing in parents of children aged 0–5. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225, pp. 608–617. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2017.08.063.
  10. Webb, R. and Ayers, S. (2015). Cognitive biases in processing infant emotion by women with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder in pregnancy or after birth: A systematic review. Cognition and Emotion, 29(7), pp. 1278–1294. doi:10.1080/02699931.2014.977849.
  11. Webb, R., Ayers, S. and Endress, A. (2015). The Presentation and Validation of the City Baby Face Database. JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE AND INFANT PSYCHOLOGY, 33(3).
  12. Webb, R. (2015). Cognitive biases in processing infant emotion by women with depression, anxiety and PTSD in pregnancy or after birth: a systematic review. JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE AND INFANT PSYCHOLOGY, 33(3).
  13. Newman, M., Fagan, C. and Webb, R. (2014). Innovations in Practice: The efficacy of nonviolent resistance groups in treating aggressive and controlling children and young people: A preliminary analysis of pilot NVR groups in Kent. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 19(2), pp. 138–141. doi:10.1111/camh.12049.
  14. de Lusignan, S., Correa, A., Dos Santos, G., Meyer, N., Haguinet, F., Webb, R. … Jones, S. Enhanced Safety Surveillance of Influenza Vaccines in General Practice, Winter 2015-16: Feasibility Study (Preprint). . doi:10.2196/preprints.12016.
  15. Webb, R., Hriskova, M., Yonova, I., Tripathy, M., Peters, S. and de Lusignan, S. Classification of excluded or missing virology data from UK-wide influenza vaccine effectiveness studies (Preprint). . doi:10.2196/preprints.12175.
  16. de Lusignan, S., McGee, C., Webb, R., Joy, M., Byford, R., Yonova, I. … Rafi, I. Conurbation, Urban, and Rural Living as Determinants of Allergies and Infectious Diseases: Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre Annual Report 2016-2017 (Preprint). . doi:10.2196/preprints.11354.