Vaughan J Carr

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparisons between schizophrenia patients recruited from Australian general practices and public mental health services
    Vaughan J Carr
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:346-55. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Costs of schizophrenia and other psychoses in urban Australia: findings from the Low Prevalence (Psychotic) Disorders Study
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:31-40. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of service use among persons with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
    Vaughan J Carr
    University of Newcastle, Centre for Mental Health Studies, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 54:226-35. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and roles of general practitioners in the treatment of schizophrenia compared with community mental health staff and patients
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle and Hunter Area Health Service, Newcastle, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:78-84. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Premorbid, psychosocial and clinical predictors of the costs of schizophrenia and other psychoses
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle and Hunter Area Health ServiceCallaghan, NSW, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:517-25. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of smokers with a psychotic disorder and implications for smoking interventions
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 150:141-52. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Measuring observed mental state in acute psychiatric inpatients
    Ketrina A Sly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, Hunter New England Mental Health, University of Newcastle, P O Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, 2300, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:151-61. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Shift climate profiles and correlates in acute psychiatric inpatient units
    Terry J Lewin
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research CBMHR, Hunter New England Mental Health, University of Newcastle, PO Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, 2300, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1429-40. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Room 5010, Level 5, McAuley Building, The Mater, Edith Street, Waratah, P O Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1331-42. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy for coexisting depression and alcohol problems: short-term outcome
    Amanda L Baker
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:87-99. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparisons between schizophrenia patients recruited from Australian general practices and public mental health services
    Vaughan J Carr
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:346-55. 2002
    ..To examine differences between samples of schizophrenia patients recruited from general practice and public mental health services...
  2. ncbi request reprint Costs of schizophrenia and other psychoses in urban Australia: findings from the Low Prevalence (Psychotic) Disorders Study
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:31-40. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of service use among persons with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
    Vaughan J Carr
    University of Newcastle, Centre for Mental Health Studies, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 54:226-35. 2003
    ..This study assessed 12-month service use patterns among people with psychotic disorders and sought to identify determinants of service use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and roles of general practitioners in the treatment of schizophrenia compared with community mental health staff and patients
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle and Hunter Area Health Service, Newcastle, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:78-84. 2004
    ..This paper examines the attitudes and roles of Australian GPs in the treatment of schizophrenia and their relationships with specialist services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Premorbid, psychosocial and clinical predictors of the costs of schizophrenia and other psychoses
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle and Hunter Area Health ServiceCallaghan, NSW, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:517-25. 2004
    ..Predictors of the costs of psychosis have received insufficient research attention, particularly factors associated with indirect costs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of smokers with a psychotic disorder and implications for smoking interventions
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 150:141-52. 2007
    ..These and other subgroup differences in smoking characteristics are used to illustrate potential implications for the nature and timing of smoking interventions among people with a psychotic disorder...
  7. doi request reprint Measuring observed mental state in acute psychiatric inpatients
    Ketrina A Sly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, Hunter New England Mental Health, University of Newcastle, P O Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, 2300, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:151-61. 2009
    ..Relationships within acute psychiatric units between patient-level experiences and events and fluctuations in mental state have rarely been examined...
  8. doi request reprint Shift climate profiles and correlates in acute psychiatric inpatient units
    Terry J Lewin
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research CBMHR, Hunter New England Mental Health, University of Newcastle, PO Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, 2300, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1429-40. 2012
    ..Among the goals of this multi-centre service evaluation project was an assessment of shift-to-shift changes in unit-level events and their impact on the social-emotional environment...
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Room 5010, Level 5, McAuley Building, The Mater, Edith Street, Waratah, P O Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1331-42. 2011
    ..The individual and contextual factors influencing current mental health and well-being within rural communities are poorly understood...
  10. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy for coexisting depression and alcohol problems: short-term outcome
    Amanda L Baker
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:87-99. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Brief cognitive behavioural interventions for regular amphetamine users: a step in the right direction
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 100:367-78. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint What is the value of treating schizophrenia?
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Mental Health, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:963-71. 2006
    ..This paper explores and illustrates some possible strategies for valuing mental health states, with the broad goal of improving resource allocation decisions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural therapy for substance use disorders in people with psychotic disorders: Randomised controlled trial
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:439-48. 2006
    ..Few randomised controlled trials have been aimed specifically at substance use reduction among people with psychotic disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparisons between psychosis samples with different patterns of substance use recruited for clinical and epidemiological studies
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 134:241-50. 2005
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  15. doi request reprint The psychological impact of chronic environmental adversity: Responding to prolonged drought
    Helen J Stain
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:1593-9. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a smoking cessation intervention among people with a psychotic disorder
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, University Dr, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1934-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare an integrated psychological and nicotine replacement therapy intervention for people with a psychotic disorder with routine care alone...
  17. doi request reprint Computer-based psychological treatment for comorbid depression and problematic alcohol and/or cannabis use: a randomized controlled trial of clinical efficacy
    Frances J Kay-Lambkin
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:378-88. 2009
    ..To evaluate computer- versus therapist-delivered psychological treatment for people with comorbid depression and alcohol/cannabis use problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of people with co-existing psychiatric and substance use disorders: patterns of use and outcomes
    Renay L Greig
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:249-58. 2006
    ..Given the differences in outcomes between groups with varied gradations of substance use, a harm minimisation approach for research and practice among people with co-existing psychiatric and substance use disorders is endorsed...
  19. doi request reprint Mental health and well-being within rural communities: the Australian rural mental health study
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:16-24. 2010
    ..This paper outlines the methods and baseline data from a multisite cohort study of the determinants and outcomes of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities...
  20. doi request reprint Aggression and trauma experiences among carer-relatives of people with psychosis
    Carmel M Loughland
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, Hunter New England Mental Health, The University of Newcastle, PO Box 833, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:1031-40. 2009
    ..Exposure to aggression and associated psychological outcomes are poorly characterised among carer-relatives of people with psychosis...
  21. doi request reprint Smoking restrictions and treatment for smoking: policies and procedures in psychiatric inpatient units in Australia
    Paula M Wye
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Behavioural Sciences Building, University Dr, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 60:100-7. 2009
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  22. ncbi request reprint Allocation of resources and psychosis
    Amanda L Neil
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:15-23. 2003
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Adverse incidents in acute psychiatric inpatient units: rates, correlates and pressures
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:267-82. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Caring for depressed patients in rural communities: general practitioners' attitudes, needs and relationships with mental health services
    Megan J Wright
    Hunter New England Mental Health and the Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:21-7. 2005
    ..To examine the needs and practices of rural GPs and their relationships with local acute mental health services, particularly in the provision of care to depressed patients...
  25. doi request reprint Is a national framework for implementing early psychosis services necessary? Results of a survey of Australian mental health service directors
    Stanley V Catts
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:25-30. 2010
    ..We aimed to collect evidence regarding this view from the first national survey of adult public mental health services about their self-reported efforts to implement specialist early psychosis intervention (EPI)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns and mental health of regular amphetamine users during a reported 'heroin drought'
    Amanda Baker
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 99:875-84. 2004
    ..It compares key features between current participants in a state capital city (Brisbane) and a regional city (Newcastle) and between the 1998 and current Newcastle sample...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing personality disorders in a national mental health survey
    Terry J Lewin
    Hunter Mental Health and the Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:87-98. 2005
    ..This paper documents the measurement of PD in a large Australian survey, with a particular focus on the characteristics of the screening instrument and the consequences of its mode of administration and scoring...
  28. doi request reprint Beauty and belief: William James and the aesthetics of delusions in schizophrenia
    Vaughan J Carr
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, and Schizophrenia Research Institute, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 15:181-201. 2010
    ..This paper proposes the hypothesis that aesthetics plays an important role in the construction and maintenance of delusional ideas in schizophrenia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Potential sampling and recruitment source impacts in schizophrenia research
    Carmel M Loughland
    Neuroscience Institute of Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders, The Garvan Institute, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, 2001 Australia
    Psychiatry Res 125:117-27. 2004
    ..The implications of these findings for sampling strategies in schizophrenia research are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint RBANS neuropsychological profiles within schizophrenia samples recruited from non-clinical settings
    Carmel M Loughland
    Neuroscience Institute of Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders NISAD 384 Victoria Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    Schizophr Res 89:232-42. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience Institute of Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders (NISAD): 10 years of Australia's first virtual research institute
    Daren M Draganic
    Neuroscience Institute of Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:78-88. 2007
    ..To review the first 10 years of operation of the Neuroscience Institute of Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders (NISAD), Australia's first virtual research institute...