Biography

Felix is a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology within the School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Visiting Senior Researcher at the Behavioural Science Group, University of Cambridge, and Honorary Assistant Professor within the Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham. He has a key research interest in the development and evaluation of mobile phone interventions to promote and support health behaviour change (mHealth), particularly smoking cessation. He has been a principal or co-investigator in competitive grants totalling over £10 million.

 

Felix has collaboratively developed and evaluated multiple mHealth interventions including individually tailored SMS text messaging systems for smoking cessation (MiQuit and iQuit in Practice systems) and a context aware smoking cessation smartphone app (Q Sense). He is currently leading research on the development of a face-to-face and digital Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) adherence intervention for pregnant smokers in collaboration with researchers from the University of Nottingham and is involved in projects exploring the potential of e-cigarettes for pregnancy and postpartum cessation support.

 

Felix is a Registered Health Psychologist (Health and Care Professions Council), a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a full member of the Division of Health Psychology (DHP). He was awarded an academic fellowship from the Society for the Study of Addiction (2014-2016) and is an Assistant Editor for the journal Addiction. He has served on multiple scientific committees, including the DHP annual conference (2012-2014), the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) annual conference (2015), the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change Digital Health and Wellbeing conference (2016) and the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Europe (SRNT-E) conference (2016). 

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Cooper, S., Orton, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., Brotherton, E., Vanderbloemen, L., Bowker, K. A., Naughton, F., Ussher, M., Pickett, K. E., Sutton, S., Coleman, T.

(2017)

Smoking and quit attempts during pregnancy and postpartum: a longitudinal UK cohort,

in BMJ Open

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article no. e018746

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Naughton, F., Cooper, S., Foster, K., Emery, J., Leonardi-Bee, J., Sutton, S., Jones, M., Ussher, M., Whitemore, R., Leighton, M., Montgomery, A., Parrott, S., Coleman, T.

(2017)

Large multi-centre pilot randomized controlled trial testing a low-cost, tailored, self-help smoking cessation text message intervention for pregnant smokers (MiQuit),

in Addiction

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pp. 1238–1249

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Bauld, L., Graham, H., Sinclair, L., Flemming, K., Naughton, F., Ford, A., McKell, J., McCaughan, D., Hopewell, S., Angus, K., Eadie, D., Tappin, D.

(2017)

Barriers to and facilitators of smoking cessation in pregnancy and following childbirth: literature review and qualitative study,

in Health Technology Assessment

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Sloan, M., Hopewell, S., Coleman, T., Cooper, S., Naughton, F.

(2017)

Smoking cessation support by text message during pregnancy: A qualitative study of views and experiences of the MiQuit intervention,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 572-577

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Emery, J. L., Sutton, S., Naughton, F.

(2017)

Cognitive and Behavioral Predictors of Quit Attempts and Biochemically-Validated Abstinence During Pregnancy,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 547-554

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Naughton, F.

(2017)

Commentary on Hoeppner et al. (2017): Have we overlooked the importance of feeling cared for in digital smoking cessation interventions?: Have we overlooked the importance of feeling cared for in digital smoking cessation interventions?,

in Addiction

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(4)

pp. 683-684

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Naughton, F.

(2017)

Delivering "Just-In-Time" Smoking Cessation Support Via Mobile Phones: Current Knowledge and Future Directions,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 379-383

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Griffiths, S. E., Brown, K. E., Fulton, E. A., Tombor, I., Naughton, F.

(2016)

Are digital interventions for smoking cessation in pregnancy effective?: A systematic review protocol,

in Systematic Reviews

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article no. 207

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Yardley, L., Spring, B. J., Riper, H., Morrison, L. G., Crane, D. H., Curtis, K., Merchant, G. C., Naughton, F., Blandford, A.

(2016)

Understanding and Promoting Effective Engagement With Digital Behavior Change Interventions,

in American Journal of Preventive Medicine

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pp. 833-842

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Campbell, K. A., Bowker, K. A., Naughton, F., Sloan, M., Cooper, S., Coleman, T.

(2016)

Antenatal Clinic and Stop Smoking Services Staff Views on "Opt-Out" Referrals for Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy: A Framework Analysis,

in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

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article no. 1004

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Naughton, F., Hopewell, S., Lathia, N., Schalbroeck, R., Brown, C., Mascolo, C., McEwen, A., Sutton, S.

(2016)

A Context-Sensing Mobile Phone App (Q Sense) for Smoking Cessation: A Mixed-Methods Study,

in JMIR mHealth and uHealth

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article no. e106

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Riaz, M., Lewis, S., Coleman, T., Aveyard, P., West, R., Naughton, F., Ussher, M.

(2016)

Which measures of cigarette dependence are predictors of smoking cessation during pregnancy? Analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial,

in Addiction

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pp. 1656-1665

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Sloan, M., Campbell, K. A., Bowker, K., Coleman, T., Cooper, S., Brafman-Price, B., Naughton, F.

(2016)

Pregnant Women's Experiences and Views on an "Opt-Out" Referral Pathway to Specialist Smoking Cessation Support: A Qualitative Evaluation,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 900-905

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Naughton, F., Riaz, M., Sutton, S.

(2016)

Response Parameters for SMS Text Message Assessments Among Pregnant and General Smokers Participating in SMS Cessation Trials,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 1210-1214

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Faulkner, K., Sutton, S., Jamison, J., Sloan, M., Boase, S., Naughton, F.

(2016)

Are Nurses and Auxiliary Healthcare Workers Equally Effective in Delivering Smoking Cessation Support in Primary Care?,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 1054-1060

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Bowker, K., Campbell, K. A., Coleman, T., Lewis, S., Naughton, F., Cooper, S.

(2016)

Understanding Pregnant Smokers’ Adherence to Nicotine Replacement Therapy During a Quit Attempt: A Qualitative Study,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

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pp. 906-912

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Naughton, F.

(2016)

Daily e-cigarette use increases quit attempts and reduces smoking with no effect on cessation,

in Evidence-Based Nursing

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article no. 18

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Naughton, F., Cooper, S., Bowker, K., Campbell, K., Sutton, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., Sloan, M., Coleman, T.

(2015)

Adaptation and uptake evaluation of an SMS text message smoking cessation programme (MiQuit) for use in antenatal care,

in BMJ Open

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article no. e008871

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Cooper, S., Foster, K., Naughton, F., Leonardi-Bee, J., Sutton, S., Ussher, M., Leighton, M., Montgomery, A., Parrott, S., Coleman, T.

(2015)

Pilot study to evaluate a tailored text message intervention for pregnant smokers (MiQuit): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial,

in Trials

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article no. 29

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Naughton, F., McEwen, A., Sutton, S.

(2015)

Use and effectiveness of lapse prevention strategies among pregnant smokers,

in Journal of Health Psychology

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pp. 1427-1433

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