David St Clair

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of homicide recidivism and Schizophrenia
    Andrei Golenkov
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:46. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between cannabis use and earlier age at onset of schizophrenia and other psychoses: meta-analysis of possible confounding factors
    Nicholas Myles
    The Euroa Centre, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, Australia 2031
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5055-69. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Self-enucleation: forget Freud and Oedipus, it's all about untreated psychosis
    Matthew Michael Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:1056-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of self-reported substance use compared with laboratory substance assay in general adult mental health settings
    Matthew M Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:134-48. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The validity and utility of risk assessment for inpatient suicide
    Matthew Large
    Prince of Wales Hospital and School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:507-12. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Measurement and reporting of the duration of untreated psychosis
    Matthew Large
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:201-11. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Did the introduction of 'dangerousness' and 'risk of harm' criteria in mental health laws increase the incidence of suicide in the United States of America?
    Matthew M Large
    Mental Health Services, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:614-21. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The epidemiology of homicide followed by suicide: a systematic and quantitative review
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Services, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia and the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:294-306. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicide within a year of discharge from psychiatric hospital: a systematic meta-analysis
    Matthew Large
    The Euroa Centre, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:619-28. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The associations between infant homicide, homicide, and suicide rates: an analysis of world health organization and centers for disease control statistics
    Matthew Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:87-97. 2010

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of homicide recidivism and Schizophrenia
    Andrei Golenkov
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:46. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of homicide recidivists among population studies of homicide offenders with schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between cannabis use and earlier age at onset of schizophrenia and other psychoses: meta-analysis of possible confounding factors
    Nicholas Myles
    The Euroa Centre, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, Australia 2031
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5055-69. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Self-enucleation: forget Freud and Oedipus, it's all about untreated psychosis
    Matthew Michael Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:1056-7. 2012
    ..Early treatment with antipsychotic medication in the case of unilateral or threatened self-enucleation might prevent some cases of blindness...
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of self-reported substance use compared with laboratory substance assay in general adult mental health settings
    Matthew M Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:134-48. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The validity and utility of risk assessment for inpatient suicide
    Matthew Large
    Prince of Wales Hospital and School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:507-12. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine the validity and utility of categorizing psychiatric patients to be at either high or low risk of committing suicide while in hospital...
  6. doi request reprint Measurement and reporting of the duration of untreated psychosis
    Matthew Large
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:201-11. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the demographic, illness and methodological factors associated with mean and median duration of untreated psychosis (DUP)...
  7. doi request reprint Did the introduction of 'dangerousness' and 'risk of harm' criteria in mental health laws increase the incidence of suicide in the United States of America?
    Matthew M Large
    Mental Health Services, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:614-21. 2009
    ..In order to investigate whether or not suicide rates increased after the introduction of ODC, we examined suicide statistics from 48 states and the District of Columbia...
  8. doi request reprint The epidemiology of homicide followed by suicide: a systematic and quantitative review
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Services, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia and the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:294-306. 2009
    ..Homicide-suicide appears to be closer in epidemiological terms to homicide than suicide in regions with high rates of homicide and measures to reduce homicide in these regions may also reduce homicide-suicide...
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicide within a year of discharge from psychiatric hospital: a systematic meta-analysis
    Matthew Large
    The Euroa Centre, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:619-28. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The associations between infant homicide, homicide, and suicide rates: an analysis of world health organization and centers for disease control statistics
    Matthew Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:87-97. 2010
    ..The epidemiological evidence supports the clinical observation that infant homicides are due to a range of causes, including maternal mental illness, but are also related to the level of serious violence within a community...
  11. ncbi request reprint Suicide in Australia: meta-analysis of rates and methods of suicide between 1988 and 2007
    Matthew M Large
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:432-7. 2010
    ..To examine the changes in rates of methods of suicide in Australian states and territories between 1988 and 2007...
  12. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical factors associated with the suicide of psychiatric in-patients
    M Large
    The Euroa Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:18-29. 2011
    ..To estimate the strength of the associations between the suicide of psychiatric in-patients and demographic, historical, symptomatic, diagnostic and treatment factors...
  13. doi request reprint The predictive value of risk categorization in schizophrenia
    Matthew M Large
    University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 19:25-33. 2011
    ..Risk assessment is increasingly used to inform decisions regarding the psychiatric treatment of patients with schizophrenia and other serious mental disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint The reliability of evidence about psychiatric diagnosis after serious crime: part II. Agreement between experts and treating practitioners
    Matthew Large
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:524-30. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with agreement between experts in evidence about psychiatric injury
    Matthew M Large
    Private Practice, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:515-21. 2008
    ..Experts were more likely to agree about the presence of a mental disorder if the plaintiff was involved in a fatal accident. The agreement of treating doctors and experts was similar to that of pairs of experts...
  16. doi request reprint The danger of dangerousness: why we must remove the dangerousness criterion from our mental health acts
    M M Large
    Mental Health Service, St Vincent s Hospitai, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    J Med Ethics 34:877-81. 2008
    ..This paper argues that the dangerousness criterion is unnecessary, unethical and, in the case of the ODC, potentially harmful to mentally ill people and to the rest of the community...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a relationship between the duration of untreated psychosis and the proportion of psychotic homicides prior to treatment
    Matthew Large
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:37-44. 2008
    ..We aimed to establish whether there was an association between the average duration of untreated psychosis and the proportion of homicides committed during the first episode of psychosis in the same countries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mental health laws that require dangerousness for involuntary admission may delay the initial treatment of schizophrenia
    Matthew M Large
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:251-6. 2008
    ..Mental health laws that require patients to be dangerous to themselves or to others before they can receive involuntary psychiatric treatment may make it more difficult to treat patients in their first episode of psychosis...
  19. doi request reprint Self-inflicted eye injuries in first-episode and previously treated psychosis
    Matthew Large
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:183-91. 2008
    ..Serious self-inflicted eye injuries are rare, but the risk appears to be greatest during FEP. Earlier treatment of emerging psychosis and close attention to patients who attempt to injure their eyes may occasionally prevent blindness...
  20. pmc Major self-mutilation in the first episode of psychosis
    Matthew Large
    Schizophr Bull 35:1012-21. 2009
    ..Acute psychosis, in particular first-episode schizophrenia, appears to be the major cause of MSM. Although MSM is extremely uncommon, earlier treatment of psychotic illness may reduce the incidence of MSM...
  21. doi request reprint The Penrose hypothesis in 2004: patient and prisoner numbers are positively correlated in low-and-middle income countries but are unrelated in high-income countries
    Matthew M Large
    Private Practice, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Psychother 82:113-9. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between the numbers of psychiatric hospital beds and prisoners using recent statistics...
  22. doi request reprint Homicide due to mental disorder in England and Wales over 50 years
    Matthew Large
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service, Macquarie Hospital, North Ryde, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 193:130-3. 2008
    ..It has been stated that rates of homicide due to mental disorder are constant over time...
  23. doi request reprint Relationship between gross domestic product and duration of untreated psychosis in low- and middle-income countries
    Matthew Large
    PO Box 110, Double Bay 1360, NSW, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 193:272-8. 2008
    ..The duration of untreated psychosis (DUP), the period between the first onset of psychotic symptoms and treatment, has an important influence on the outcome of schizophrenia...
  24. pmc Copy number variation and schizophrenia
    David St Clair
    University of Aberdeen, Institute of Medical Science, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD
    Schizophr Bull 35:9-12. 2009
    ..A major focus of research will be to identify the key, the genetic and environmental determinants of schizophrenia risk in carriers of these copy number variants, and to discover whether their rates of mutation are unstable or fixed...
  25. doi request reprint Cannabis use and earlier onset of psychosis: a systematic meta-analysis
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Service, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:555-61. 2011
    ..A number of studies have found that the use of cannabis and other psychoactive substances is associated with an earlier onset of psychotic illness...
  26. ncbi request reprint The reliability of evidence about psychiatric diagnosis after serious crime: Part I. Agreement between experts
    Olav Nielssen
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:516-23. 2010
    ..Concern about bias in expert psychiatric opinion in criminal cases appears to have been overstated. There was little evidence to suggest that experts' adversarial roles influenced their opinions on psychiatric diagnosis...
  27. pmc Rates of homicide during the first episode of psychosis and after treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Olav Nielssen
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 36:702-12. 2010
    ..Earlier treatment of first-episode psychosis might prevent some homicides...
  28. doi request reprint Reliability of psychiatric evidence in serious criminal matters: fitness to stand trial and the defence of mental illness
    Matthew Large
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:446-52. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the level of agreement between experts about these legal issues using a consecutive series of serious criminal matters in New South Wales...
  29. doi request reprint The relationship between the rate of homicide by those with schizophrenia and the overall homicide rate: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Services, Sydney South Eastern and Illawarra Area Health Service, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Schizophr Res 112:123-9. 2009
    ..It is widely believed that the rate of homicide by the mentally ill is fixed, differs little between regions and is unrelated to the total homicide rate...
  30. doi request reprint Simple viewing tests can detect eye movement abnormalities that distinguish schizophrenia cases from controls with exceptional accuracy
    Philip J Benson
    School of Psychology, King s College, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:716-24. 2012
    ..We have investigated which eye-movement tests alone and combined can best discriminate schizophrenia cases from control subjects and their predictive validity...
  31. doi request reprint Child pornography offenders detected by surveillance of the Internet and by other methods
    Olav Nielssen
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Crim Behav Ment Health 21:215-24. 2011
    ..It has been noted that many people charged with offences relating to this had not previously been identified as sexual offenders against children...
  32. doi request reprint Clinical decisions in psychiatry should not be based on risk assessment
    Christopher Ryan
    Discipline of Psychiatry and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:398-403. 2010
    ..This paper examines the effects of categorization based on the results of a risk assessment...
  33. doi request reprint Increasing rates of psychiatric publication from low- and middle-income countries
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:497-506. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to establish if the worldwide increase in research publication during the last decade included an increase in publication about mental disorders from LAMI countries...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of psychoses on reception to male prisons in New South Wales
    Olav Nielssen
    Division of Psychiatry, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:453-9. 2005
    ..The study also sought to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of the psychosis screener in the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI-Auto)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Global visual scanning abnormalities in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Patricia E G Bestelmeyer
    School of Psychology, William Guild Building, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 2UB, UK
    Schizophr Res 87:212-22. 2006
    ..Spatial scanning characteristics but not temporal ones may serve as biomarkers in the functional psychoses...
  36. doi request reprint Violence in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew M Large
    The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Schizophr Res 125:209-20. 2011
    ..Violence towards others is a recognised complication of first-episode psychosis...
  37. pmc Homicide of strangers by people with a psychotic illness
    Olav Nielssen
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 37:572-9. 2011
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Violence and commitment to treatment
    Matthew M Large
    Psychiatr Serv 59:575; discussion 576. 2008
  39. doi request reprint Gender differences in the duration of untreated psychosis
    Matthew M Large
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:171-2; author reply 172. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Treating the first episode of schizophrenia earlier will save lives
    Matthew Large
    Schizophr Res 92:276-7. 2007