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Dissemination is a crucial component of the IMPULSE project. We aim to produce high impact scientific papers based on the project results and to disseminate results at conference, meetings at national and international level.

Below a list of research work published so far from the IMPULSE project: 

Savić B, Jerotić S, Ristić I, Zebić M, Jovanović N, Russo M, Marić NP. Long-Term Benzodiazepine Prescription During Maintenance Therapy of Individuals With Psychosis Spectrum Disorders-Associations With Cognition and Global Functioning. Clinical Neuropharmacology. 2021 (ahead-of-print). DOI: 10.1097/WNF.0000000000000442

Ristić I, Andrić-Petrović S, Jerotić S, Zebić M, Jovanović N, Marić NP. Duration of psychiatric appointments for patients with Psychosis spectrum disorders in Serbia: Is it significantly prolonged by DIALOG+ psychosocial intervention?. Psihijatrija danas. 2020;52(1-2):13-24. 

Šetić R, Majstorović T, Aleksić M, Zebić M. Model to Successfully Engage Mental Health Service Users and Family in Recovery Process – Preliminary Results of the Impulse Study. Sarajevski dani psihologije zbornik radova (published in Bosnian). 2020; 6:277-293. Sarajevski dani psihologije-6 [PDF 2,644KB]

Pemovska T, Jovanović N, Radojičić T, Arenliu A, Dzubur-Kulenović A, Novotni A, Injac-Stevović L, Marić NP, Barjaktarov S, Francis JJ. Protocol for a process evaluation of a cluster randomised controlled trial to improve psychosocial treatment of patients with psychotic spectrum disorders: the IMPULSE trial. GLOBAL PSYCHIATRY, 2020 (ahead-of-print).

Hunter J, McCabe R, Francis JJ, Pemovska T, Ribić RibićE, Smajić-Mešević E, Konjufca J, Markovska-Simoska S, Blazevska-Stoilkovska B, Radojičić T, Repišti S, Jerotić S, Ristić I, Zebić M, Injac-Stevović L,  Arenliu A, Dzubur-Kulenović A, Berxulli D, Barjaktarov S, Jovanović N. Implementing a mental health intervention in low-and-middle-income countries in Europe: is it all about resources?. GLOBAL PSYCHIATRY, 2020 (ahead-of-print).

Ristić I, Jerotić S, Zebić M, Savić B, Vuković V, Russo M, Voskresenski T, Jovanović N, Marić NP. Factorial Structure of the Serbian Version of the Clinical Assessment Interview for Negative Symptoms–Evidence for Three Factors of Negative Symptoms. Frontiers in psychology. 2020 Oct 26;11:2852. DOI:

Repišti S, Jovanović N, Kuzman MR, Medved S, Jerotić S, Ribić E, Majstorović T, Simoska SM, Novotni L, Milutinović M, Stoilkovska BB, Radojičić T, Ristić I, Zebić M, Pemovska T, Russo M. How to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on quality of life: COV19-QoL–the development, reliability and validity of a new scale. Global Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 25;3(2):201-210.


Uka F, Repišti S, Arenliu A, Ramadani F, Bërxulli D, Konjufca J, Jovanović N. Factor structure of the Albanian version of the Clinical Assessment Interview for Negative Symptoms (CAINS): Associations with the Brief Symptoms Inventory (BSI). Global Psychiatry. 2020 May 30;3(2):169-191


Marić NP, Andrić Petrović S, Jerotić S, Ristić I, Savić B, Zebić M, Vuković V, Britvić D, Golubović O, Jakšić M, Jevđić K, et al. Maintenance phase treatment of psychotic disorders in outpatients from Serbia–focus on long-term benzodiazepine use. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice. 2020 May 26:1-7.


Jovanovic N, Francis J, Maric NP, Arenliu A, Barjaktarov S, Kulenovic AD, Injac L, Feng Y, Novotni A. Implementing a psychosocial intervention DIALOG+ for patients with psychotic disorders in low and middle income countries in South Eastern Europe: protocol for a hybrid effectiveness-implementation cluster randomized clinical trial (IMPULSE). Global Psychiatry. 2020 May 21;3(1):83-96.

Global_Psychiatry_Implementing_a_psychosocial_intervention_DIALOG+_for_patients_with_psychotic_disorders_in_LMICs [PDF 526KB]


Stevović LI, Radojičić T, Repišti S, Ražnatović A,  Barac-Otašević Z, Perunović-Jovanović T, Ljutica I, Kalač S, Brajković I, Purišić A, Petrović M, Jovanović N. Psychometric validation of the Clinical Assessment Interview for Negative Symptoms (CAINS) on a sample of people with psychotic disorders in Montenegro. Psihijatrija (published in Montenegrin). 2019.


Stevović LI, Radojičić T, Repišti S, Čizmović B, Raičević R, Mijatović-Papić T, Miladinović D, Vlahović S, Musić D, Porobić S, Ćetković A, Jovanović N. Intercorrelations among the dimensions of the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) in people with psychosis and gender differences.  Psihijatrija (published in Montenegrin). 2019.


Lidija Injac Stevović, Tamara Radojičić, Selman Repišti, Aleksandra Ražnatović, Zorica Barac-Otašević, Tatijana Perunović-Jovanović, Irena Ljutica, Senad Kalač, Ivan Brajković, Anela Purišić, Milena Petrović, Nikolina Jovanović. Psychosocial intervention DIALOG+ within the IMPULSE project.  Psihijatrija (published in Montenegrin). 2019.


Below a selected list of research work published so far about DIALOG+:

Priebe, S., Golden, E., Kingdon, D., Omer, S., Walsh, S., Katevas, K., ... & McCabe, R. (2017). Developing the DIALOG+ intervention.

Omer, S., Golden, E., & Priebe, S. (2016). Exploring the mechanisms of a patient-centred assessment with a solution focused approach (DIALOG+) in the community treatment of patients with psychosis: a process evaluation within a cluster-randomised controlled trial. PloS one11(2), e0148415.

Priebe, S., Kelley, L., Omer, S., Golden, E., Walsh, S., Khanom, H., ... & McCabe, R. (2015). The effectiveness of a patient-centred assessment with a solution-focused approach (DIALOG+) for patients with psychosis: a pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial in community care. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics84(5), 304-313.

Priebe, S., Kelley, L., Golden, E., McCrone, P., Kingdon, D., Rutterford, C., & McCabe, R. (2013). Effectiveness of structured patient-clinician communication with a solution focused approach (DIALOG+) in community treatment of patients with psychosis–a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC psychiatry13(1), 173.

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