Nicholas A Keks

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Suicide and schizophrenia: a review of literature for the decade (1990-1999) and implications for mental health nursing
    Jaya Pinikahana
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, 1 723 Swanston St, Carlton, 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:27-43. 2003
  2. ncbi Long-acting injectable risperidone v. olanzapine tablets for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Randomised, controlled, open-label study
    Nicholas A Keks
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Monah University, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 191:131-9. 2007
  3. ncbi Beyond the evidence: is there a place for antidepressant combinations in the pharmacotherapy of depression?
    Nicholas A Keks
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 186:142-4. 2007
  4. ncbi Evaluation of treatment in 35 cases of bipolar suicide
    Nicholas A Keks
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:503-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Transdermal estrogen patches for aggressive behavior in male patients with dementia: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kathryn A Hall
    The Aged Mental Health Research Unit, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Kingston Centre, Warrigal Road, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:165-78. 2005
  6. ncbi Exploring the complexity of compliance in schizophrenia
    Jaya Pinikahana
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:513-28. 2002
  7. ncbi Quality of life in schizophrenia: a review of the literature from 1995 to 2000
    Jaya Pinikahana
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:103-11. 2002

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi Suicide and schizophrenia: a review of literature for the decade (1990-1999) and implications for mental health nursing
    Jaya Pinikahana
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, 1 723 Swanston St, Carlton, 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:27-43. 2003
    ..Findings can be instrumental in identifying and treating patients who are most vulnerable and in making psychiatric nurses aware of the scenarios and critical stages of the disease process when suicide is most likely to occur...
  2. ncbi Long-acting injectable risperidone v. olanzapine tablets for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Randomised, controlled, open-label study
    Nicholas A Keks
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Monah University, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 191:131-9. 2007
    ..The efficacy and safety of long-acting injectable risperidone have not been compared with those of an oral atypical antipsychotic...
  3. ncbi Beyond the evidence: is there a place for antidepressant combinations in the pharmacotherapy of depression?
    Nicholas A Keks
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 186:142-4. 2007
    ..There is little evidence to support use of antidepressant combinations. Risk of toxicity and drug interactions mandate that combinations be used as a last resort, and only in specialist settings...
  4. ncbi Evaluation of treatment in 35 cases of bipolar suicide
    Nicholas A Keks
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:503-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate clinical factors relevant to suicide prevention (including treatment) in cases of bipolar suicide with available therapeutic histories...
  5. ncbi Transdermal estrogen patches for aggressive behavior in male patients with dementia: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kathryn A Hall
    The Aged Mental Health Research Unit, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Kingston Centre, Warrigal Road, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:165-78. 2005
    ..To investigate the efficacy and tolerability of transdermal estrogen patches for the adjunctive treatment of aggressive behavior in male patients with advanced dementia...
  6. ncbi Exploring the complexity of compliance in schizophrenia
    Jaya Pinikahana
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:513-28. 2002
    ..While the results of relevant research do not provide a clear and conclusive picture of compliance, they provide important information to guide the pivotal role of the mental health nurse in facilitating patient compliance...
  7. ncbi Quality of life in schizophrenia: a review of the literature from 1995 to 2000
    Jaya Pinikahana
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:103-11. 2002
    ..It is concludes that while the measurement of quality of life is valuable as a measure of outcomes, it should be treated as only one means of doing so...