Key MYMOP® Publications to date:

Rosenberg J, Oggesen BT, Polley M, Seers H, Mekhael M, Juul T, Hamberg ML, Danielsen AK. Danish translation and qualitative validation of the Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile and the Measure Yourself Concerns and Wellbeing. Dan Med J. 2022 Feb 23;69(3):A12210895. PMID: 35244018. Available

Soliday E, Betts D.  Treating Pain in Pregnancy with Acupuncture: Observational Study Results from a Free Clinic in New Zealand. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2018 Feb;11(1):25-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.jams.2017.11.005

Crawford P, Penzien DB, Coeytaux R.  Reduction in Pain Medication Prescriptions and Self-Reported Outcomes Associated with Acupuncture in a Military Patient Population. Med Acupunct. 2017 1;29(4):229-231. doi: 10.1089/acu.2017.1234.

Siegel P, Gonçalves AV, da Silva LG, Bartolomei L, Barreto MJ, Furlanetti MR, Stephan C, de Barros NF. Yoga and health promotion, practitioners' perspectives at a Brazilian university: A pilot study Complement Ther Clin Pract2016 May;23:94-101.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2015.05.005

Garrow AP, Xing M, Vere J, Verrall B, Wang L, Jude EB.  Role of acupuncture in the management of diabetic painful neuropathy (DPN): a pilot RCT. Acupunct Med. 2014 Jun;32(3):242-9. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2013-010495.

Iles R. A physiotherapy telephone assessment and advice service for patients with musculoskeletal problems can improve the process of care while maintaining clinical effectiveness. J Physiother2013 Jun;59(2):130. doi: 10.1016/S1836-9553(13)70169-3.

Fixler M, Ogden C, Moir F, Polley M. Patient experience of acupuncture provision in a GP practice. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2012. 18:140-144

Paterson C, Taylor R, Griffiths P, Britten N, Rugg S, Bridges J, McCallum B, Kite G. Acupuncture for ‘frequent attenders’ with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomised controlled trial (CACTUS Study). British Journal of General Practice, Volume 61, Number 587, June 2011 , pp. e295-e305(11).

Chung V C H,, Wong V C W, Hong Lau C, Hui H,  Hing Lam T, Xiao Zhong L, Wong S Y S, Griffiths S M. Using Chinese Version of MYMOP in Chinese Medicine Evaluation: Validity, Responsiveness and Minimally Important Change. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2010, 8:111 doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-8-111

Paterson C, Unwin J, Joire D. Outcomes of traditional Chinese medicine (traditional acupuncture) treatment for people with long-term conditions. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2010 Feb;16(1):3-9.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2009.08.001

Szczurko O, Cooley K, Mills EJ, Zhou Q, Perri D, Seely D. Naturopathic treatment of rotator cuff tendinitis among Canadian postal workers: a randomized controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Aug 15;61(8):1037-45. doi:10.1002/art.24675

Paterson C, Vindigni D, Polus B, Browell T, Edgecombe G. Evaluating a massage therapy training and treatment programme in a remote Aboriginal community. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2008 Aug;14(3):158-67. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2008.03.004. Epub 2008 Jun 20. PMID: 18640627.

Wye L, Digby K. Building research capacity amongst kinesiologists: results from a mixed methods study. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2008 Feb;14(1):65-72.

Shaw J, Bidgood P, Saebi N. Exploring acupuncture outcomes in a college clinic. Patient profile and evaluation of overall treatment benefit. European Journal of Oriental Medicine 2007 5(4): 55-63 Available

Paterson C. (2007) Patient-centred outcome measurement. In Macpherson H. Hammerschlag R, Lewith G, Schnyer R. (eds) Acupuncture Research: Strategies for Establishing an Evidence Base. London. Churchill Livingstone.

Hull SK, Page CP, Skinner BD, Linville JC, Coeytaux RR. Exploring outcomes associated with acupuncture. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2006;12:247-254 10.1089/acm.2006.12.247

Price S, Mercer SW, MacPherson H. Practitioner empathy, patient enablement and health outcomes: a prospective study of acupuncture patients. Patient education and counseling 2006;63:239-45 10.1016/j.pec.2005.11.006

Paterson C. Measuring changes in self-concept: a qualitative evaluation of outcome questionnaires in people having acupuncture for their chronic health problems. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2006 Mar 16;6:7.

Paterson C. Seeking the patient’s perspective: a qualitative assessment of EuroQol, COOP-WONCA Charts and MYMOP2. Quality of Life Research 2004;13: 871-881. 10.1023/B:QURE.0000025586.51955.78

Paterson C, Britten N. Acupuncture for people with chronic illness: combining qualitative and quantitative outcome assessment. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2003; 9:671-681 DOI: 10.1089/107555303322524526

Peace G, Manasse A. The Cavendish Centre for integrated cancer care: assessment of patients' needs and responses. Complement Ther Med. 2002 Mar;10(1):33-41.

Paterson C. The context, experience and outcome of acupuncture treatment: users' perspectives and outcome questionnaire performance. 2002. University of London. PhD thesis.

Ritchie J, Wilkinson J, Gantley M, Feder G, Carter Y, and Formby J. A model of integrated primary care: anthroposophical medicine. 2001. London, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London. Available.

Paterson C, Langan CE, Mckaig GA, Anderson PM, Maclaine GDH, Rose LH. Assessing patient outcomes in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis: the measure yourself medical outcome profile ( MYMOP), medical outcomes study 6-item general health survey ( MOS-6) and EuroQol ( EQ-5D). Quality of Life Research 2000;9:521-7. 10.1023/a:1008930521566

Paterson C, Britten N. In pursuit of patient-centred outcomes: a qualitative evaluation of MYMOP, Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile. J Health Serv Res Policy 2000;5:27-36. 10.1177/135581960000500108

Hill S, Eckett MJ, Paterson C, Harkness EF. A pilot study to evaluate the effects of floatation spa treatment on patients with osteoarthritis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 1999; 7:235-8.

Paterson C. Complementary practitioners as part of the primary health care team: consulting patterns, patient characteristics and patient outcomes. Family Practice 1997;14:347-54. 10.1093/fampra/14.5.347

Paterson C. Measuring outcome in primary care: a patient-generated measure, MYMOP®, compared to the SF-36 health survey. British Medical Journal 1996;312:1016-20. 10.1136/bmj.312.7037.1016

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