Dr Trevor Thompson BSc Hons, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Research

Key details

Trevor Thompson

Dr Trevor Thompson
BSc Hons, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Research


Dr Trevor Thompson is an Associate Professor of Clinical Research and has worked in the School of Human Sciences since 2008. He is an active researcher in the area of health and neuroscience, with a particular interest in pain management and is currently supervising 7 PhD students.. He has published numerous articles in high impact journals including JAMA Psychiatry, Neurology, Ageing Research Reviews and Pain.

He specialises in teaching statistics and has provided statistical consultancy to the pharmaceutical industry, the UK government and charitable bodies such as the NSPCC on topics such as network meta-analysis, structural equation modelling and log-linear modelling.

Posts held previously:

  • 2006-08: Research Fellow, Goldsmiths, University of London

Responsibilities within the university

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Research, Psychology, School of Human Sciences

Recognition

Trevor is an Associate Editor for BMC Psychology and Frontiers in Neuroscience and is a peer reviewer for over 20 journals including Perspectives in Psychological Science, Neurology and Pain. He is also a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.

Research / Scholarly interests

Dr Thompson's research interests lie primarily in the area of health (and in particular pain) and neuroscience, and he is also interested in the application of advanced statistical methods to tackle clinical (and other) research problems.

Recent publications

Article

Lee, Jinhee , Son, Min Ji, Son, Chei Yun, Jeong, Gwang Hun , Lee, Keum Hwa , Lee, Kwang Seob , Ko, Younhee , Kim, Jong Yeob , Lee, Jun Young , Radua, Joaquim (2020), Genetic variation and autism: A field synopsis and systematic meta-analysis. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Brain Sciences, 10: 692 (10) 2076-3425 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci10100692).

Wieder, L , Brown, R, Thompson, Trevor, Terhune, D (2020), Suggestibility in functional neurological disorder: a meta-analysis. BMJ. In: , , , . BMJ, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry ISSN: 0022-3050 (Print), 1468-330X (Online) (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Robinson, Oliver C. , Cimporescu, Maria, Thompson, Trevor (2020), Wellbeing, developmental crisis and residential status in the year after graduating from higher education: a 12-month longitudinal study. Springer. In: , , , . Springer, Journal of Adult Development ISSN: 1068-0667 (Print), 1573-3440 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10804-020-09361-1).

Thompson, Trevor and , (2020), Practical challenges and solutions in meta-analysis: An example from the pain medicine literature. SAGE. In: , , , . SAGE, SAGE Research Methods Cases: Medicine & Health (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781529741582).

Davis, Josh P. , Bretfelean, L-Diandra, Belanova, Elena, Thompson, Davis (2020), Super-recognisers: face recognition performance after variable delay intervals. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Applied Cognitive Psychology ISSN: 0888-4080 (Print), 1099-0720 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3712) NB Item availability restricted.

Kim, Jae Han , Yeob Kim, Jong, Lee, Jinhee, Jeong, Gwang Hun , Lee, Eun , Kronbichler, Andreas , Stubbs, Brendon , Solmi, Marco , Koyanagi, Ai , Dragioti, Elena (2020), Environmental risk/protective factors and peripheral biomarkers for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: an umbrella review. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Lancet Psychiatry ISSN: 2215-0366 (Print), 2215-0374 (Online) (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Thompson, Trevor , Dias, Sofia, Poulter, Damian, Weldon, Sharon , Marsh, Lucy , Rossato, Claire , Shin, Jae Il , Firth, Joseph , Veronese, Nicola , Dragioti, Elena (2020), Efficacy and acceptability of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for non-specific chronic low back pain: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMC. In: , , , . BMC, Systematic Reviews, 9: 130 2046-4053 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01398-3).

Gamerith, Gabriele , Giovannucci, Edward L, Shin, Jae Il, Choi, Eun Kyoung , Oh, Hans , Yang, Lin , Smith, Lee , Jackson, Sarah E , Thompson, Trevor , Jung, Sun Jae (2020), Consumption of fish and ω-3 fatty acids and cancer risk: an umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies. Oxford University Press. In: , , , . Oxford University Press, Advances in Nutrition, 11 (5) . pp. 1134-1149 ISSN: 2161-8313 (Print), 2156-5376 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmaa055) NB Item availability restricted.

Veronese, Nicola , Demurtas, Jacopo, Thompson, Trevor, Solmi, Marco , Pesolillo, Gabriella , Celotto, Stefano , Barnini, Tommaso , Stubbs, Brendon , Maggi, Stefania , Pilotto, Alberto (2020), Effect of low‐dose aspirin on health outcomes: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta‐analyses. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 86 (8) . pp. 1465-1475 ISSN: 0306-5251 (Print), 1365-2125 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.14310).

Dragioti, Elena , Solmi, Marco, Favaro, Angela, Fusar-Poli, Paolo , Dazzan, Paola , Thompson, Trevor , Stubbs, Brendon , Firth, Joseph , Fornaro, Michele , Tsartsalis, Dimitrios (2019), Association of antidepressant use with adverse health outcomes. American Medical Association. In: , , , . American Medical Association, JAMA Psychiatry, 76 (12) . pp. 1241-1255 ISSN: 2168-622X (Print), 2168-6238 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.2859).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Weldon, Sharon Marie, Thompson, Trevor, Crockett, Rachel , Wang, Xiao-Hua (2019), The effect of diabetes-specific enteral nutrition formula on cardiometabolic parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta–analysis of randomised controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Nutrients, 11: 1905 (8) ISSN: 2072-6643 (Print), 2072-6643 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11081905).

Ojo, Omorogieva , Weldon, Sharon M., Thompson, Trevor, Vargo, Elisabeth J. (2019), The effect of Vitamin D supplementation on glycaemic control in women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16: 1716 (10) ISSN: 1661-7827 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16101716).

Thompson, Trevor , Van Zalk, Nejra, Marshall, Christopher, Sargeant, Melanie , Stubbs, Brendon (2019), Social anxiety increases visible anxiety signs during social encounters but does not impair performance. Springer Nature. In: , , , . Springer Nature, BMC Psychology, 7 (24) ISSN: 2050-7283 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-019-0300-5).

Thompson, Trevor , Whiter, Fiona, Gallop, Katy, Veronese, Nicola , Solmi, Marco , Newton, Paul , Stubbs, Brendon (2019), NMDA receptor antagonists and pain relief: A meta-analysis of experimental trials. American Academy of Neurology (AAN). In: , , , . American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Neurology, 92 (14) ISSN: 0028-3878 (Print), 1526-632X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007238).

Thompson, Trevor , Terhune, Devin B., Oram, Charlotte, Sharangparni, Joseph , Rouf, Rommana , Solmi, Marco , Veronese, Nicola , Stubbs, Brendon (2019), The effectiveness of hypnosis for pain relief: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 85 controlled experimental trials. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 99 . pp. 298-310 ISSN: 0149-7634 (Print), 1873-7528 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.02.013).

Solmi, Marco , Konayagi, Ai, Thompson, Trevor, Fornaro, Michele , Correll, Christoph U. , Veronese, Nicola (2019), Network analysis of the relationship between depressive symptoms, demographics, nutrition, quality of life and medical condition factors in the Osteoarthritis Initiative database cohort of elderly North-American adults with or at risk for osteoarthritis. Cambridge University Press. In: , , , . Cambridge University Press, Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29: e14 ISSN: 2045-7960 (Print), 2045-7979 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S204579601800077X).

Thompson, Trevor , Kaminska, Marta, Marshall, Christopher, Van Zalk, Nejra (2019), Evaluation of the Social Phobia Scale and Social Interaction Anxiety Scale as assessments of performance and interaction anxiety. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Psychiatry Research, 273 . pp. 725-731 ISSN: 0165-1781 (Print), 1872-7123 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2019.01.103).

Mueller, Christoph , Soysal, Pinar, Rongve, Arvid, Turan Isik, Ahmet , Thompson, Trevor , Maggi, Stefania , Smith, Lee , Basso, Cristina , Stewart, Robert , Ballard, Clive (2019), Survival time and differences between dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer’s disease following diagnosis: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Ageing Research Reviews, 50 . pp. 72-80 ISSN: 1568-1637 (Print), 1872-9649 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2019.01.005).

Tsermentseli, Stella , Karipidis, Nikolaos, Samaras, Panagiotis, Thompson, Trevor (2018), Assessing the factorial structure of the internet addiction test in a sample of Greek adolescents. Ellinika Grammata. In: , , , . Ellinika Grammata, Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 15 (3) . pp. 274-288 ISSN: 1790-1391 (Print), (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Thompson, Trevor , Poulter, Damian, Miles, Clare, Solmi, Marco , Veronese, Nicola , Carvalho, André F. , Stubbs, Brendon , Uc, Ergun Y. (2018), Driving impairment and crash risk in Parkinson disease. American Academy of Neurology (AAN). In: , , , . American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Neurology ISSN: 0028-3878 (Print), 1526-632X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006132).

Belanova, Elena , Davis, Josh P., Thompson, Trevor (2018), Cognitive and neural markers of super-recognisers’ face processing superiority and enhanced cross-age effect. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Cortex, 108 . pp. 92-111 ISSN: 0010-9452 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2018.07.008).

Machado, Myrela O. , Veronese, Nicola, Sanches, Marcos, Stubbs, Brendon , Koyanagi, Ai , Thompson, Trevor , Tzoulaki, Ioanna , Solmi, Marco , Vancampfort, Davy , Schuch, Felipe B. (2018), The association of depression and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. BioMed Central. In: , , , . BioMed Central, BMC Medicine, 16: 112 1741-7015 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1101-z).

Veronese, Nicola , Koyanagi, Ai, Solmi, Marco, Thompson, Trevor , Maggi, Stefania , Schofield, Patricia , Mueller, Christoph , Gale, Catharine R. , Cooper, Cyrus , Stubbs, Brendon (2018), Pain is not associated with cognitive decline in older adults: A four-year longitudinal study. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Maturitas, 115 . pp. 92-96 ISSN: 0378-5122 (Print), 1873-4111 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.07.001).

Stubbs, Brendon , Vancampfort, Davy, Thompson, Trevor, Veronese, Nicola , Carvalho, Carvahlo, Andre F. , Solmi, Marco , Mugisha, James , Schofield, Patricia , Prina, Matthew , Koyanagi, Ai (2018), Pain and severe sleep disturbance in the general population: Primary data and meta-analysis from 240,820 people across 45 low- and middle-income countries. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, General Hospital Psychiatry, 53 . pp. 52-58 ISSN: 0163-8343 (Print), 1873-7714 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2018.05.006).

Pereira, Lícia P. , Köhler, Cristiano A., Stubbs, Brendon, Miskowiak, Kamilla W. , Morris, Gerwyn , de Freitas, Bárbara P. , Thompson, Trevor , Fernandes, Brisa S. , Brunoni, André R. , Maes, Michael (2018), Imaging genetics paradigms in depression research: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 86 . pp. 102-113 ISSN: 0278-5846 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2018.05.012).

Book section

Thompson, Trevor , Mendoza, M. Elena, Docking, Rachael E. (2017), Pain Management and assessment. Routledge. In: , , In: Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock (eds.), International Handbook of Positive Agin. Routledge, (1st) . pp. 113-132 . ISBN: 9781138933057 (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Conference item

Collin, Victoria , Patchay, Sandhiran, Thompson, Trevor (2010), Working memory capacity and strategy use in single and dual-tasks. In: 27th BPS Cognitive Psychology Section Annual Conference 2010, 6-8 Sep 2010, Cardiff University, Wales, UK , . , (doi: ).