Felicity Ng

Summary

Affiliation: Barwon Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi The relationship between substance use and posttraumatic stress disorder in a methadone maintenance treatment program
    Kristi Ann Villagonzalo
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 52:562-6. 2011
  2. pmc The role of lamotrigine in the management of bipolar disorder
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:463-74. 2007
  3. ncbi Combination pharmacotherapy in unipolar depression
    Felicity Ng
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1049-60. 2006
  4. ncbi The effects of physical activity in the acute treatment of bipolar disorder: a pilot study
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 101:259-62. 2007
  5. ncbi The interface between religion and psychosis
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:62-6. 2007
  6. doi Oxidative stress in psychiatric disorders: evidence base and therapeutic implications
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:851-76. 2008
  7. doi Going up in smoke: tobacco smoking is associated with worse treatment outcomes in mania
    Michael Berk
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 110:126-34. 2008
  8. doi Glutathione: a novel treatment target in psychiatry
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 29:346-51. 2008
  9. doi The validity of the CGI severity and improvement scales as measures of clinical effectiveness suitable for routine clinical use
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:979-83. 2008
  10. ncbi The utility of the Mood Disorders Questionnaire as a screening tool in a methadone maintenance treatment program
    Kristi Ann Villagonzalo
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 14:150-3. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi The relationship between substance use and posttraumatic stress disorder in a methadone maintenance treatment program
    Kristi Ann Villagonzalo
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 52:562-6. 2011
    ..This study explores the relationship between substance abuse and PTSD symptom clusters in a methadone maintenance population...
  2. pmc The role of lamotrigine in the management of bipolar disorder
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 3:463-74. 2007
    ..Further randomized controlled trials are required to consolidate the available findings and to explore the boundaries of lamotrigine's efficacy, which may encompass the soft spectral disorders...
  3. ncbi Combination pharmacotherapy in unipolar depression
    Felicity Ng
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1049-60. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the current evidence for combination pharmacotherapy in unipolar depression and discusses its clinical applications...
  4. ncbi The effects of physical activity in the acute treatment of bipolar disorder: a pilot study
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 101:259-62. 2007
    ..This study is a pilot investigation into the effectiveness of an adjunctive walking program in the acute treatment of bipolar disorder...
  5. ncbi The interface between religion and psychosis
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:62-6. 2007
    ..This paper aims to explore the interface between religion and psychosis, and to comment on its relevance in clinical practice...
  6. doi Oxidative stress in psychiatric disorders: evidence base and therapeutic implications
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:851-76. 2008
    ..These data not only suggest that oxidative mechanisms may form unifying common pathogenic pathways in psychiatric disorders, but also introduce new targets for the development of therapeutic interventions...
  7. doi Going up in smoke: tobacco smoking is associated with worse treatment outcomes in mania
    Michael Berk
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 110:126-34. 2008
    ..This study aimed to compare the treatment responses between smokers and non-smokers in bipolar mania clinical trials...
  8. doi Glutathione: a novel treatment target in psychiatry
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 29:346-51. 2008
    ..This article outlines the multidimensional evidence that currently exists for oxidative stress mechanisms in psychiatric disorders and specifically discusses glutathione as a promising novel therapeutic target...
  9. doi The validity of the CGI severity and improvement scales as measures of clinical effectiveness suitable for routine clinical use
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:979-83. 2008
    ..The Clinical Global Impression Scale (CGI) is established as a core metric in psychiatric research. This study aims to test the validity of CGI as a clinical outcome measure suitable for routine use in a private inpatient setting...
  10. ncbi The utility of the Mood Disorders Questionnaire as a screening tool in a methadone maintenance treatment program
    Kristi Ann Villagonzalo
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 14:150-3. 2010
    ..However, there is a risk of false positives with the MDQ, as it does not clearly differentiate between symptoms of mania and drug intoxication. ..
  11. doi Is this D vitamin to worry about? Vitamin D insufficiency in an inpatient sample
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:874-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between reduced serum vitamin D levels and psychiatric illness...
  12. doi Tobacco smoking as a risk factor for major depressive disorder: population-based study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 193:322-6. 2008
    ..Smoking is disproportionately prevalent among people with psychiatric illness...
  13. ncbi The empirical redefinition of the psychometric criteria for remission in bipolar disorder
    Michael Berk
    Barwon Health and The Geelong Clinic, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 106:153-8. 2008
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  14. ncbi Effects of a walking program in the psychiatric in-patient treatment setting: a cohort study
    Felicity Ng
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 18:39-42. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a walking program in a psychiatric in-patient unit...
  15. ncbi Do we need to flick the switch? The need for a broader conceptualization of iatrogenic course aggravation in clinical trials of bipolar disorder
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Swanston Centre, VIC 3220, Australia
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:367-71. 2010
    ..This approach has the potential to capture a broader, more fine-grained and clinically relevant picture of the process of aggravation of the bipolar cycle...
  16. ncbi Qualitative methods in early-phase drug trials: broadening the scope of data and methods from an RCT of N-acetylcysteine in schizophrenia
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:909-13. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this mixed methodology has not previously been applied to blinded psychopharmacologic trials...
  17. ncbi The efficacy of adjunctive N-acetylcysteine in major depressive disorder: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Michael Berk
    Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:628-36. 2014
    ..N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a redox-active glutathione precursor that decreases inflammatory cytokines, modulates glutamate, promotes neurogenesis, and decreases apoptosis, all of which contribute to the neurobiology of depression...
  18. doi Client-reported reasons for non-engagement in drug and alcohol treatment
    Carolyn Coulson
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:372-8. 2009
    ..To examine client-reported reasons for missed early appointments at a drug and alcohol treatment service and to compare characteristics of those who missed appointments with those who attended...
  19. doi Dual-dual action? Combining venlafaxine and mirtazapine in the treatment of depression
    Gin S Malhi
    Discipline of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:346-9. 2008
    ..This paper describes a prospective case series that examined the efficacy of the venlafaxine-mirtazapine combination in the treatment of depressed patients who had failed at least one antidepressant trial...