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Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017) (Ed.). Military veteran psychological health and social care: Contemporary Approaches.Hove: Routledge.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2015). (Ed.) Battle against Stigma. Grafos - Barcelona: Mark Neville / Jamie Hacker Hughes


Book  Chapters

Ansah-Asamoah, E, Hacker Hughes, JGH, Hankir and Cook, CCH. (2021). Religion, Spirituality and Mental Health. In Mind, State and Society: Social History of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Britain 1960-2010. George Ikkos and Nick Bouras (eds). Cambridge

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2021). Called to lead? In Moffic, HS, Peteet, JR, Hankir, A and Koenig, HG (eds). Christianity and Psychiatry. New York: Springer

Hankir, A, Carrick F and Hacker Hughes, JGH and Zaman R. (2021). A Case Study of the Political Determinants of Division: Muslim Perceptions of British Combat Troops. In: Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment, New York: Springer.

Beddington, J and Hacker Hughes JGH (2013) Finding Heaven in a Hell of War: A Psychological Perspective in Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War. Edited by:Amanda Bradley and Howard Watson. 63-71 Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, Sussex. 

Greenberg, N, Hacker Hughes, JGH and Earnshaw, NM. (2011). International Perspectives on  Combat Mental Health: Focus on the   UK. In E.C Ritchie (Ed.) Textbook  of Military Medicine. Washington, DC: Department of the Army, Office of the  Surgeon General, Borden Institute.

Hacker Hughes, J (2015) Prologue, Epilogue and the Academics' Tale in Hacker Hughes, JGH (2015). (Ed.) Battle against Stigma. London: Mark Neville / Jamie Hacker Hughes

Hacker Hughes, J (2015). What is needed now for early post-trauma interventions pp. 69-76 in W. Yule, D & D Hawker, D. Alexander, H. Holowenko, N. Tehrani, J. Durkin and J. Hacker Hughes (Eds.) Early Interventions for Trauma (Proceedings from symposia held on 25 November 2014 and 8 January 2015)..Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section; British Psychological Society

Hacker Hughes, JGH (I2017). Trauma and its treatment in forensic settings. In J. Ireland (Ed.). International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Prisons and Secure Settings. Hove: Routledge.


Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017). Foreword to Making a difference wit Psychology in Niven, K, Lewis, S and Kagan, C (2017) Making a difference with psychology. London: Richard Benjamin Trust.


Hacker Hughes, JGH (I2017.) Psychological Treatment in Serving and Veteran Military Personnel. In Lobban, J (Ed.). Art Therapy with Military Veterans. London: Taylor and Francis.

Hacker Hughes, JGH, Adler, A, Tichy, V and Cuvelier, Y.  Stress and Psychological Support in Modern Military Operations: History, Status,  Aims, Objectives and Achievements to Date. In M. Roy (Ed.) Novel Approaches to the Treatment  of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. (2005). NATO IOS Science  Series.

Hankir, A, Carrick, F, Hacker Hughes, JGH and Zanman, R (In press). A case study of the political determinants of division: Muslim perceptions of British combat troops.

Kennedy,  CH, Hacker  Hughes, JGH and McNeil, JA (2012)  A  History of  Military Psychology  (Second Edition). Chapter 1 (pp1-24) in: Military Psychology: Clinical and  Operational Applications. Edited by: CH Kennedy and EH Zillmer. New York: Guilford Press.


Adler, A,  Bliese, P, Cuvelier, Y, Hacker Hughes,  JGH, Trlek, M, Van Den Berg, C and Van Kuijk, P. (Eds.). (2007). A  Leaders’ Guide to Psychological Support across the Deployment Cycle. Annex 1  to RTO/HFM-081-RTG. Brussels. NATO RTO.

Bevan, P,  Williams, R, Kemp, V, Alexander, DA, Rooze, M and Hacker Hughes, JGH (Eds.). (2008). Psychosocial care for people affected by disasters and major incidents: A  model for designing, delivering and managing psychosocial services for people  involved in major incidents, conflicts disasters and terrorism. NATO Joint  Medical Committee. Annex 1 to EAPC (JMC) N (2008)0038. Brussels:  NATO.

Fossey, M, Freeth, S  and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2012).  Unsung  Heroes: Developing a better understanding of the emotional support needs of  Service families.  Centre for Mental Health 134 - 138 Borough High Street, London SE1  1LB

Fossey, M and Hacker  Hughes,   JGH (2013) Future Horizons Programme: Final Report Anglia Ruskin University. 

Fossey, MJ and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). The impact on families of life-changing injuries. BLESMA - The Limbless Veterans.

Hacker Hughes, JGH, Wagner, A, Klose, J, Kreim, G, Foret, JM,  Smykala, P and Cuvelier, Y. (Eds). (2007). The Clinical Tools Inventory: A  Compendium of Psychological Tools and Instruments for Assessment, Intervention  and Psychoeducation used before, during and after NATO and PfP Military  Operations. NATO RTO.

Mircica, A,  Hickmott, C, Hacker Hughes, J,  Kilbey, S and McManus, F. (Eds.). (2007). The psychological impact of child  combatants on troops. HVR-CSL / MoD.

Williams, R,  Bisson, J, Adjukovic, D, Kemp, V, Ollff, M, Alexander, DA, Hacker Hughes, JGH and  Bevan, P. Guidance to responding to the  psychosocial and mental health needs of people affected by disasters or major  terrorist incidents.

Peer-Reviewed  Papers

Abdul-Hamid, W, Morgan, S and Hacker Hughes, JGH. The need for trauma based services in the Middle East, EMDR therapy Quarterly (ETQ), Spring 2023.

Abdul-Hamid, W, Karki, CB, Hacker Hughes, JGH and Morgan, S (2021). The need for trauma therapy for victims of man-made trauma compared to those of natural disaster: a survey of health professionals. Psychiatria Danubina 33, Suppl 1, 13-17.

Hankir, A, Carrick F and Hacker Hughes, JGH and Zaman R. (2021). A Case Study of the Political Determinants of Division: Muslim Perceptions of British Combat Troops. In: Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment, New York: Springer.

Havens, J, Hacker Hughes, JGH, McMaster, F and Kingerlee, R (2019). Planned Dream Interventions: A Pragmatic Randomized Control Trial to Evaluate a Psychological Treatment for Traumatic Nightmares in UK Military Veterans. Military Behavioral Health, (4), 401-413.

Hankir, A,  Zaman, R, Lim, MF, Lever, I, Brothwood, P, Carrick, FR and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017). A King's College London Undergraduate Psychiatry Society event to challenge the stigma attached to psychological problems in healthcare professionals and students. Psychiatr Danub. 2017 Sep;29(Suppl 3):457-463. 

Hankir, A, Carrick FR, Zaman R and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017). Part II: Muslim perceptions of British combat troops. Psychiatriae Danubina 2017 Sep;29 (Suppl 3):173-178.

Abdul-Hamid, WK and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2015). Integration of religion and spirituality into trauma psychotherapy: An example in Sufism. Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, 9, 150-156.

Abdul-Hamid, WK and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). Nothing new under the sun? Post traumatic stress disorders in the Ancient World. Early Science and Medicine, 19, 6, 54–557

Abdul-Hamid, WK and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). EMDR-based mental health services for the Arab Spring. Egyptian Journal of Psychiatry.

Abdul-Hamid, WK, Hacker Hughes, JGH and Morgan, S (In press). Syrian refugees: An unmet mental health need.

Campion, BH, Hacker Hughes, JGH and Fear, NT  (2006). Psychological morbidity during the 2002 deployment to Afghanistan. Journal of the Royal  Army Medical Corps, 152, 91-3.

Wheeler, M, Cooper, NE, Andrews, L, Hacker Hughes, JGH, Juanchich, M, Rakow, T and Orbell, S (2020). Outdoor recreational activity experiences improve psychological wellbeing of military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder: positive findings from a pilot study and a randomised control trial. PLOS One. https:/ Punlished November 25, 2020

Frappell-Cooke, W, Gulina, M, Green, K, Hacker Hughes, JGH and Greenberg, N (2010). Does trauma risk management reduce psychological distress in deployed troops? Occupational Medicine doi:10.1093/0ccmed/kqq149

Gould,  M, Hacker  Hughes, J  and Norris, R. (2009). UK Armed Forces' approach to Improving Access to  Psychological Therapies (IAPT): The occupational factor. Clinical Psychology Forum, 198 (2009).

Hacker Hughes JGH, Campion BC, Cameron C and Cross CL (1996). Psychological morbidity in soldiers following an emergency deployment. Military Psychology, 19, 2.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (1999). Clinical Hypnosis with People with  Learning Disabilities. Contemporary Hypnosis, 17,  71-77.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2006). Psychology and cognitive  processing in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Psychiatry, 5,  228-230.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). Applied Psychology in the Armed: Forces: Current Provision. Forensic Update 115, September 2014, 12-13.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). Effective Tools for Mental Health. Adjacent Government May 2014, 156-157.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). Foreword. Clinical Psychology Forum. 263, November 2014.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2016). 100 years of British Military Psychology (From Myers to the MoD). News and Views: Newsletter of the Open University Psychology Society. New Year 2016: 10-15.

Hacker Hughes, JGH ( 2016)  Doctors look after our mental health, but who looks after theirs? The Conversation, 25 April 2016.

Hacker Hughes, JGH ( 2016). Why do some people recover from major trauma better than others? The Conversation, March 11, 2016.

Hacker Hughes, J.G.H. (2017). The Wind of Change. Psychology of Older People: The FPOP Bulletin. 137 (Jan 2017), 6-9

Hacker Hughes, J.G.H. Today's exodus and its impact on global communities: To stay or not to stay, that is the question. Military Behavioral Health. Ms submitted.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017). Towards a biopsychosociospiritual approach to psychological distress. Transpersonal Psychology Review, !9(1), 13-15

Hacker Hughes, JGH and Thompson, J (1994). Posttraumatic  Stress Disorder: an Evaluation of Cognitive Behavioural Interventions and  Treatments. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 1 (3),  125-142.

Hacker Hughes, JGH, Cameron, FJ, Eldridge, R, Devon, M, Wessely, S and Greenberg, N (2005). Going to war  can be good for you: Deployment to war in Iraq is associated with improved mental health  for UK personnel. British Journal of  Psychiatry, 186, 536-537.

Hacker Hughes, JGH, Campion BC, Cameron, F and Devon, M (2003). Results of a Survey on Psychological  Health of British Peacekeepers deployed during 2002. European  Psychotherapy, Special Edition, 204.

Hacker Hughes, JGH, Earnshaw, NM,  Greenberg, N, Eldridge, R, Fear, NT, French, C, Deahl, MP, Wessely, S. (2008).  The use of psychological decompression in military operational environments.  Military Medicine, 173, 6:534.

Hacker Hughes, JGH, Wessely, S, Cameron, F, Eldridge, R and Devon, M (2006). Author’s reply (to H Jhingan). British Journal of Psychiatry, 188 (3),  290-291.

Hacker Hughes, JGH and McCauley, M. The History of Clinical and Healthcare Psychology in the UK Armed Forces. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps (In Press).

Hankir, A, Carrick, FR, Zaman, R and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2017). Muslims perceptions of British troops. Psychiatrica Danubina, Vol 29, Suppl 3, 173-178.

Hankir, A, Zaman, R, Lim MF, A, Brothwood, P., Carrick, FR, Hughes, JH, Jones, CW (2017). King's College London Undergraduate Psychiatry Society event to challenge the stigma attached to psychological problems in healthcare professionals and students.   Psychiatrica Danubina Sep 29 (Suppl 3): 457-463.

Hotopf, M,  Hull, L, Fear, NT, Browne, T, Horn, O, Iversen, A, Jones, M, Murphy, D, Bland,  D, Earnshaw, M, Greenberg, N, Hacker  Hughes, JGH, Tate, AR, Dandeker, C, Rona, R and Wessely, S. (2006). The  health of UK military personnel who deployed to  the 2003 Iraq War: A cohort study. Lancet, 367(9524),  1731-1741.

Iversen, AC,  Fear, NT, Ehlers, A, Hacker Hughes,  JGH, Hull,  L, Earnshaw, M, Greenberg, N, Rona, R, Wessely, S and Hotopf, M (2008). Risk  factors for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder amongst United Kingdom Armed Forces  Personnel. Psychological Medicine,  38(4):511-22.

Iversen, AC,  van Staden, L, Birtles, C, Hacker  Hughes, JGH, Browne, T, Langston, V, et al.  (2009). The prevalence  of common mental disorders and PTSD in the UK  military: data from a clinical interview-based study. BMC  Psychiatry, 9:68

Iversen, AC,  van Staden, L, Hacker Hughes, JGH,  Browne, T, Greenberg, N, Hotopf, M, Rona, RJ, Wessely, S, Thornicroft, G and  Fear, NT. (2010). Help seeking and receipt of treatment in United Kingdom  Service Personnel. BJ Psychiatry, 197,  149-155.

Iversen, AC, van Staden, L, Hacker Hughes, JGH, Browne, T,  Langston, V, Greenberg, N, Hotopf, M, Rona, R, Wessely, S, Thornicroft, G and Fear, NT. (2011). The  stigma of mental health problems and other barriers to care. British Journal of  Psychiatry, 186, 536-537.

McCauley, M, Hacker Hughes, JGH and  Liebling-Kalifani, H (2008). Ethical Considerations for Military Clinical  Psychologists: A Review of Selected Literature. Military Psychology, 20,  7-20.

McCauley, M, Hacker Hughes, JGH,  Liebling-Kalifani, L. (2012). Military Mental Health Professionals on  Operational Deployment: An Exploratory Study. Community Mental Health  Journal, 48, 238-248. DOI:  10.1007/s10597-011-9407-8

McGeorge, T, Hacker Hughes, JGH, Wessely, S  (2006). The MOD PTSD decision: A psychiatric perspective. Occupational Health  Review, 122, 21-28.

Michael, GL,  Fear, NT, Hacker Hughes, JGH and  Roberts, R. (2007). Mental Health  Referrals to the Falkland Islands British  Military Mental Health Team, 1986-96. Journal of the Royal Naval Medical  Services, 93, 12-16.

Morrison, C, Walker, G, Ruggieri, K and Hacker Hughes, JGH (2014). An implementation pilot of the Mind-Balance web-based intervention for depression in an IAPT service. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, , 7, e15 doi:10.1017/S1754470X14000221.

Rubin, GJ,  Brewin, CR, Greenberg, N, Hacker Hughes,  JGH, Simpson, J and Wessely, S. (2007). Enduring consequences of terrorism:  A seven-month follow-up survey of reactions to the bombings in London on 7 July 2005. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 350-356.

V  Thomas, JGH Hacker Hughes, M  Fossey, M  Sewart (2013) Coping with Civvy Street Therapy Today November. 

Wessely, S,  Bryant, RA, Greenberg, N, Earnshaw, NM,  Sharpley, J, Hacker Hughes, JGH.  (2008). Does psychoeducation help prevent psychological distress? Psychiatry, doi: 10.1521/psyc.2008.71.4.287

Wilson, MM, McAllister, PD, Hacker Hughes, JGH, Fear, NT. (2007).  Do military uniform and rank impact on the therapeutic relationships between  military mental health clients and clinicians. Journal of the Royal Army Medical  Corps, 153, 170-171.

Academic  Theses, Dissertations etc.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (1991). Behavioural and  Cognitive-Behavioural Treatments of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. MPhil  Thesis. University  of Cambridge.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (1994). Caring for the Carers: An  approach to supporting Health Care Professionals working in Stressful Clinical  Environments. DipClinPsychol Thesis. British Psychological  Society

Hacker Hughes, JGH (1996). Supervision, Stress and  Satisfaction in a Learning Disabilities Service. PsychD Dissertation. University of Surrey.

Hacker Hughes, JGH (2007). British Naval  Psychology 1937 – 1947: Square Pegs into Round Holes? MSc Dissertation. University of London.