Publications

Wells, A., Reeves, D., Capobianco, L., Heal, C., Davies, L., Heagerty, A., … & Fisher, P. (2021). Improving the Effectiveness of Psychological Interventions for Depression and Anxiety in Cardiac Rehabilitation: PATHWAY—A Single-Blind, Parallel, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Group Metacognitive Therapy. Circulation, 144(1), 23-33. 

Wells, A., Reeves, D., Heal, C., Fisher, P., Davies, L., Heagerty, A., … & Capobianco, L. (2020). Establishing the feasibility of group metacognitive therapy for anxiety and depression in cardiac rehabilitation: a single-blind randomized pilot study. Frontiers in psychiatry, 11, 582

Wells, A., Reeves, D., Heal, C., Fisher, P., Doherty, P., Davies, L., … & Capobianco, L. (2022). Metacognitive therapy self-help for anxiety-depression: Single-blind randomized feasibility trial in cardiovascular disease. Health Psychology, 41(5), 366.

Wells, A., McNicol, K., Reeves, D., Salmon, P., Davies, L., Heagerty, A., … & Fisher, P. (2018). Improving the effectiveness of psychological interventions for depression and anxiety in the cardiac rehabilitation pathway using group-based metacognitive therapy (PATHWAY Group MCT): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19(1), 1-12. 

Wells, A., McNicol, K., Reeves, D., Salmon, P., Davies, L., Heagerty, A., … & Fisher, P. (2018). Metacognitive therapy home-based self-help for cardiac rehabilitation patients experiencing anxiety and depressive symptoms: study protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial (PATHWAY Home-MCT). Trials, 19(1), 1-13

Shields, G. E., Wells, A., Doherty, P., Reeves, D., Capobianco, L., Heagerty, A., … & Davies, L. M. (2020). Protocol for the economic evaluation of metacognitive therapy for cardiac rehabilitation participants with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. BMJ open, 10(9), e035552

Shields, G. E., Wells, A., Doherty, P., Heagerty, A., Buck, D., & Davies, L. M. (2018). Cost-effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review. Heart, 104(17), 1403-1410

Capobianco, L., Faija, C., Husain, Z., & Wells, A. (2020). Metacognitive beliefs and their relationship with anxiety and depression in physical illnesses: A systematic review. PloS one, 15(9), e0238457

Anderson, R., Capobianco, L., Fisher, P., Reeves, D., Heal, C., Faija, C. L., … & Wells, A. (2019). Testing relationships between metacognitive beliefs, anxiety and depression in cardiac and cancer patients: Are they transdiagnostic?.Journal of psychosomatic research, 124, 109738

McPhillips, R., Salmon, P., Wells, A., & Fisher, P. (2019). Qualitative analysis of emotional distress in cardiac patients from the perspectives of cognitive behavioral and metacognitive theories: why might cognitive behavioral therapy have limited benefit, and might metacognitive therapy be more effective?.Frontiers in psychology, 9, 2288

Faija, C. L., Reeves, D., Heal, C., Capobianco, L., Anderson, R., & Wells, A. (2019). Measuring the cognitive attentional syndrome in cardiac patients with anxiety and depression symptoms: Psychometric properties of the CAS-1R. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2109

McPhillips, R., Salmon, P., Wells, A., & Fisher, P. (2019). Cardiac rehabilitation patients’ accounts of their emotional distress and psychological needs: a qualitative study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 8(11), e011117.

McPhillips, R., Capobianco, L., Cooper, B. G., Husain, Z., & Wells, A. (2021). Cardiac rehabilitation patients experiences and understanding of group metacognitive therapy: a qualitative study. Open Heart, 8(2), e001708

Shields, G. E., Wright, S., Wells, A., Doherty, P., Capobianco, L., & Davies, L. M. (2021). Delivery preferences for psychological intervention in cardiac rehabilitation: a pilot discrete choice experiment. Open heart, 8(2), e001747

Shields, G. E., Brown, L., Wells, A., Capobianco, L., & Vass, C. (2021). Utilising patient and public involvement in stated preference research in health: learning from the existing literature and a case study. The Patient-Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, 14(4), 399-412

Wells, A., & Faija, C. (2018). Metacognitive therapy for anxiety and depression in cardiac rehabilitation: Commentary on the UK National Institute of Health Research funder PATHWAY programme. Journal of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Sciences, 10-14

Shields, G. E., Brown, L., Wells, A., Capobianco, L., & Vass, C. (2021). Utilising patient and public involvement in stated preference research in health: learning from the existing literature and a case study. The Patient-Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, 14(4), 399-412. 

Wells, A., Reeves, D., Heal, C., Fisher, P., Doherty, P., Davies, L., … & Capobianco, L. (2022). Metacognitive therapy self-help for anxiety-depression: Single-blind randomized feasibility trial in cardiovascular disease. Health Psychology, 41(5), 366.