Most recent publications
Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers
Trials and Studies
Capitao, L., Baiao, R., Baek, H., Kappelmann, N., Sharman, R., Harvey, C-J., Montgomery, P. (2019) Burnet, P. W.J. Prebiotic supplementation does not affect reading and cognitive performance in children: a randomised placebo-controlled study. Biological Psychiatry. Volume 85, Issue 10, Supplement, 15. Special issue: 74th Annual Scientific Convention and Meetingpp S316-S317 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.03.804
Bach-Mortensen, A.M and Montgomery, P. (2019) Does sector matter for the quality of care services? A secondary analysis of social care services regulated by the Care Inspectorate in Scotland, Vol 9, 2. BMJ Open https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/2/e022975
Montgomery, P., Grant, S., Mayo-Wilson, E., Macdonald, G. Michie, S., Hopewell, S. and
Moher, D. on behalf of the CONSORT-SPI Group (2018) Reporting randomised trials of social and psychological interventions: the CONSORT-SPI 2018 Extension. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2733-1
Grant, S. , Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, P., Macdonald, G., Michie, S., Hopewell, S. and
Moher, D. on behalf of the CONSORT-SPI Group (2018). CONSORT-SPI 2018 Explanation and Elaboration: guidance for reporting social and psychological intervention trials. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2735-z
Montgomery, P., Spreckelsen, T. F., Burton, A., Burton, J.R., Richardson, A.J. (2018). Docosahexaenoic acid for reading, working memory and behavior in UK children aged 7-9: A randomized controlled trial for replication (the DOLAB II study). Plos One. 13:2. 1-26. e0192909. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192909
Hennegan, J., Dolan, C., Steinfeld, L., & Montgomery, P. (2017). A qualitative understanding of the effects of reusable sanitary pads and puberty education: implications for future research and practice. Reproductive Health DOI: 10.1186/s12978-017-0339-9.
Ballard, M., Tran, J., Hersch, F. & Montgomery, P. (2017). Supporting better evidence generation and use within social innovation in health in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative study. PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170367.
Montgomery, P., Hennegan, J., Dolan, C., Wu, M. & Scott, L. (2016). Menstruation and the cycle of poverty: a cluster quasi-randomised control trial of sanitary pad and puberty education provision in Uganda. PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166122.
Hennegan, J., Dolan, C., Wu, M., Scott, L., & Montgomery, P. (2016). Measuring the prevalence and impact of poor menstrual hygiene management: a quantitative survey of schoolgirls in rural Uganda. BMJ Open. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012596.
Hennegan, J., Dolan, C., Wu, M., Scott, L., & Montgomery, P. (2016). Schoolgirls' experience and appraisal of menstrual absorbents in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional evaluation of reusable sanitary pads. Reproductive Health 13:143. DOI: 10.1186/s12978-016-0260-7.
Bach-Mortensen, A., Lange, B. and Montgomery, P. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementing evidence-based interventions among third sector organisations: a systematic review. Implementation Science, 13:103. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-018-0789-7
John, A., Glendenning, A.C., Marchant, A., Montgomery, P., Stewart, A., Wood, S., Lloyd, K., Hawton, K. (2018). Self-Harm, Suicidal Behaviours, and Cyberbullying in Children and Young People: Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 20(4): e129. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.9044.
Movsisyan, A., Dennis, J., Rehfuess, E., Grant, S., Montgomery, P. (2018). Rating the quality of a body of evidence on the effectiveness of health and social interventions: A systematic review and mapping of evidence domains, Research Synthesis Methods. 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1290.
Bach-Mortensen, A. M. and Montgomery, P. (2018). What are the barriers and facilitators for third sector organisations (non-profits) to evaluate their services? A systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 7:13. p.p. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0681-1.
Alcade., M., et al. (2018). International technical guidance in sexuality education. An evidence-informed approach. UNESCO. Available at: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0026/002607/260770e.pdf.
Uttley, L. & Montgomery, P. (2017). The influence of the team in conducting a systematic review. Systematic Reviews. 6, 149. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0548-x
Ballard, M. & Montgomery, P. (2017). Systematic review of interventions for improving the performance of community health workers in low-income and middle-income countries, BMJ Open DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014216.
Bach-Mortensen A., Lange, B., & Montgomery, P. (2017). What barriers and facilitators do third sector organisations experience when implementing evidence-based interventions? A systematic review, Prospero. Available at: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42017073090
Marchant A. Hawton K., Stewart A., Montgomery P., Singaravelu, V., Lloyd, K., Purdy N., Daine, K. & John, A. (2017). A systematic review of the relationship between internet use, self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young people: the good, the bad and the unknown. PLOS ONE.13(3) e0193937. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181722. Correction published 1 March 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193937.
Krebs, G., Pile, V., Grant, S., Degli Esposti, M., Montgomery, P. & Lau, J. Y.F. (2017). Research Review: cognitive bias modification of interpretations in youth and its effect on anxiety: a meta-analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12809.
Glavin, C.E.Y., & Montgomery, P. (2017). Creative bibliotherapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD): a systematic review. Journal of Poetry Studies. 30 (2):95-107. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08893675.2017.1266190.
Gardner, F.E.M., Knerr, W. & Montgomery, P. (2016). Transporting evidence-based parenting programs for child problem behavior (age 3–10) between countries: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 45: 749-762. DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2015.1015134.
Verboom, B., Montgomery, P. & Bennett, S. (2016). What factors affect evidence-informed policymaking in public health? Protocol for a systematic review of qualitative evidence using thematic synthesis. Systematic reviews, 5(1), 1-12. DOI: 10.1186/s13643-016-0240-6.
Litmanovitz, Y., & Montgomery, P. (2016). Protocol for a systematic review of police training interventions to improve the democratic policing of protests. Campbell Systematic Reviews. Available at: https://www.campbellcollaboration.org/media/k2/attachments/Litmanovitz_Police_Training_Protocol.pdf.
Hennegan, J. & Montgomery, P. (2016). Do menstrual hygiene management interventions improve education and psychosocial outcomes for women and girls in low and middle income countries? A systematic review. PLoS ONE, 11(2). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146985.
Montgomery, P., Movsisyan. A., Grant, S., Macdonald, G. & Rehfuess, E. (2019). Considerations of complexity in rating certainty of evidence in systematic reviews: a primer on using the GRADE approach in global health. BMJ Global Health. 4:e000848. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000848
Bach-Mortensen, A., & Montgomery, P. (2019). Does sector matter for the quality of care services? A secondary analysis of care services regulated by the Care Inspectorate in Scotland. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e022975. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022975. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/2/e022975.info
Weisman, C.B. & Montgomery, P. (2019). Functional Family Therapy (FFT) for Behavior Disordered Youth Aged 10–18: An Overview of Reviews. Research on Social Work Practice. Vol. 29(3) 333-346. DOI: 10.1177/1049731518792309. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1049731518792309
Weisman, C.B. & Montgomery, P. (2019). Response to: A Critical Review and Call for Revision of Weisman and Montgomery’s Review of Functional Family Therapy by Michael S. Robbins, Charles Turner. Research on Social Work Practice. Vol. 29 (3). p.p.358-360. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049731518824412
Grant., S., et al (on behalf of the CONSORT-SPI Group, including Montgomery, P.). (2019). The CONSORT‐SPI 2018 Extension: A New Guideline for Reporting Social and Psychological Intervention Trials. Addiction. Vol. 114(1). p.p.4-8. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/add.14411
Montgomery P, Mayo-Wilson E, Grant S. (2018). CONSORT-SPI 2018: announcing an extension for randomised controlled trials of social and psychological interventions. BMC Blog Network. On Medicine. (31 July 2018). http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/on-medicine/2018/07/31/consort-spi-2018-announcing-an-extension-for-randomized-controlled-trials-of-social-and-psychological-interventions/
Rasmussen, L. N. & Montgomery, P. (2018). The prevalence of and factors associated with inclusion of non-English language studies in Campbell systematic reviews: a survey and meta-epidemiological study. Biomed Central. Systematic Reviews. Vol. 7:129 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0786-6
Montgomery, P., Grant, S., Mayo-Wilson, E., Macdonald, G., Michie, S., Hopewell, S., Moher, D., on behalf of the CONSORT-SPI Group. (2018). Reporting randomised trials of social and psychological interventions: the CONSORT-SPI 2018 Extension. Trials. 19:407. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2733-1
Grant, S., Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, P., Macdonald, G., Michie, S., Hopewell, S., Moher, S. on behalf of the CONSORT SPI Group. (2018). CONSORT-SPI 2018 explanation and elaboration: guidance for reporting social and psychological intervention trials. Trials. 19:406. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2735-z
Mayo Wilson, E., Grant, S. & Montgomery, P. (2017). A framework to describe intervention implementation (design, delivery, uptake, and context) in systematic reviews. Rapid response to: Hoffmann, T.C., et al. (2017). Enhancing the usability of systematic reviews by improving the consideration and description of interventions. 358. [9 August 2017]. Available at: http://www.bmj.com/content/358/bmj.j2998.
Ballard, M. & Montgomery, P. (2017). Risk of bias in overviews of reviews: a scoping review of methodological guidance and four-item checklist. Res. Syn. Meth., 8: 92-108. DOI: 10.1002/jrsm.1229
Movsisyan, A., Melendez-Torres, G.J. & Montgomery, P. (2016). A harmonised guidance is needed on how to “properly” frame review questions to make the best use of all available evidence in the assessment of effectiveness of complex interventions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 77:139-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.04.003.
Movsisyan, A., Melendez-Torres, G.J. & Montgomery, P. (2016). Outcomes in systematic reviews of complex interventions never reached "high" GRADE ratings when compared to those of simple interventions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 78: 22-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.03.014.
Movsisyan, A., Melendez-Torres, G.J. & Montgomery, P. (2016) Users identified challenges in applying GRADE to complex interventions and suggested an extension to GRADE. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 70: 191-199. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.09.010.
Grant, S., Mayo-Wilson, E. & Montgomery, P. (2016). Implementing quality improvement for psychosocial interventions. JAMA, 315(9): 43. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2015.17855.
Bantry White, E. & Montgomery, P. (2016). Supporting people with dementia to walkabout safely outdoors: development of a structured model of assessment. Health and Social Care in the Community, 24(4): 473-484. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12226.
Deriving from Trials and Studies
Montgomery, P. & Shepard, L.D. (2012). Sleep Apnoea and sleep disorders. In: Sinclair, A., Morley, J.E. & Vellas, B. (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine 5th Edition. Chichester: J. Wiley and Sons.
Montgomery, P. & Dunne, D. (2006). Treatment of insomnia in the elderly: Clinical Evidence. London: BMJ Books.
Montgomery, P. & Dunne, D. (2006). Treatment of sleep problems in children: Clinical Evidence. London: BMJ Books.
Montgomery, P. (2005). Sleep disorders in elderly people. In: Sinclair, A. & Morley, J.E. (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine 4th Edition. Chichester: J. Wiley and Sons.
Montgomery, P. & Cook, C. (2001) Perspectives on parent education. In: Warren-Adamson, C. (Ed.) Family Centres and their part in Social Action. London: Ashgate.
Deriving from Methodological Work
Morton, M. & Montgomery, P. (2011). Oxford Online Bibliography: Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs. New York: Oxford University Press.
Montgomery, P. & Morton, M. (2011). Oxford Online Bibliography: Meta-Analysis. New York: Oxford University Press.
Montgomery, P. (2011). Oxford Online Bibliography: Systematic Reviews. New York: Oxford University Press.
Montgomery, P. (2011). Oxford Online Bibliography: Non-randomised trials. New York: Oxford University Press.
Montgomery, P. & Mayo-Wilson, E. (2008). Randomized Controlled Trials and Evidence Based Practice. In: Roberts, A.E. (Ed.) Social Workers' Desk Reference (pp. 1142-1148). Oxford: Oxford University Press.