Birrell, J (ed) (2011)  Shaping Bereavement Care: a framework for action.  Scottish Government Health Directorate.


Birrell, J (2011) Finding a new shape for Bereavement Care. Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy,  14(1) 2-8


Newsom, C., Wilson, S., Birrell, J., Stroebe, M., & Schut, H. (2011) Practitioners and researchers working together in an intervention study – a fine example of synergy.  Bereavement Care 30(1)


Stephen, A., MacDuff, C., Petrie, D., Tseng, F,. Schut, H., Skår S., Corden, A., Birrell, J., Wang S., Newsom C. and Wilson, S. (2013)  The Economic Cost of Bereavement in Scotland  Death Studies Volume 39, 2015 - Issue 3


Newsom, C., Schut, H., Stroebe, M. S., Wilson, S., & Birrell, J. (2016). Initial Validation of a Comprehensive Assessment Instrument for Bereavement-Related Grief Symptoms and Risk of Complications: The Indicator of Bereavement Adaptation—Cruse Scotland (IBACS). PLOS ONE, 11(10), e0164005.


Newsom, C., Schut, H., Stroebe, M., Birrell, J., & Wilson, S. (2016). Telephone versus in-person intake assessment for bereavement intervention: Does efficiency come at a cost? Death studies, 40(2), 71-79


Birrell, J. & Sutherland, F. (2016) Funeral Poverty in Scotland – a review for Scottish Government.  Citizens Advice Scotland


Newsom, C., Schut, H., Stroebe, M., Wilson, S., Birrell, J.,  Moerbeek, M., Eisma, M. (2017). Effectiveness of bereavement counselling through a community-based organisation: A naturalistic, controlled trial. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy.  Clinical psychology & psychotherapy. DOI: 10.1002/cpp.2113


Newsom, C., Stroebe, M.S., Schut, H., Wilson, S., Birrell, J. Moerbeek, M., Eisma, M.C. (2017). Community-based counselling reaches and helps bereaved people living in low-income households. Psychotherapy Research. Psychotherapy research, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/10503307.2017.1377359 


Birrell, J., Schut, H., Stroebe, M., Anadria, D., Newson, C., Woodthorpe, K. Rumble, H., Corden, A., Smith. Y. (2020) Cremation and Grief: Are ways to commemorating the dead related to adjustment over time?  OMEGA: Journal of Death and Dying DOI: 10.1177/0030222820919253

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