MYMOP Publications

Short list of publications describing evaluations of, or use of, MYMOP.

1. Chapman R, Norton R, Paterson C. A descriptive outcome study of 291 acupuncture patients. The European Journal of Oriental Medicine 2001;48-53.

2. Hill S, Eckett MJH, 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.

3. 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.
Available online

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

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

8. Peace G,.Mannasse A. The Cavendish Centre for integrated cancer care: assessment of patients' needs and responses. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2002;10:33-41.

9. 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.

10. 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

11. 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

12. Paterson C.(2006) Measuring changes in self-concept: a qualitative evaluation of outcome questionnaires in people having acupuncture for their chronic health problems. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine;6 (7): doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-7
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13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

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

17. Wye L & Digby K. (2008) Building research capacity amongst kinesiologists: Results from a mixed methods study. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice: 14, 65–72

18. Andrew C G, Eaton N, Dorey  G. (2008) Pelvic girdle pain in three pregnant women choosing chiropractic management: a pilot study using a respondent-generated instrument and chiropractor’s assessment tool. Journal of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health, Spring 2008, 102, 12–24

19. Paterson,C, Vindigni D, Polus B, Browell T, Edgecombe G. (2008) Evaluating a massage therapy training and treatment programme in a remote Aboriginal community: methods and preliminary findings. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice; 14: 158–167

20. Wye L & Digby K. (2008) Building research capacity amongst kinesiologists: Results from a mixed methods study. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice: 14, 65–72

Evaluation of a CAM Pilot Project in Northern Ireland (2008) - read report.

21.Paterson C, Unwin J, Joire D. (2010) Outcomes of traditional Chinese medicine (traditional acupuncture) treatment for people with long-term conditions. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 16:3-9

22. 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.(2010) Using Chinese Version of MYMOP in Chinese Medicine Evaluation: Validity, Responsiveness and Minimally Important Change. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 8:111

23. Paterson C, Taylor R, Griffiths P, Britten N, Rugg S, Bridges J, McCallum B, Kite G. (2011). 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).

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

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