K A Wilhelm

Summary

Affiliation: St Vincent's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Women and depression: a 30 year learning curve
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:3-12. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Association between serotonin transporter promoter polymorphisms and psychological distress in a diabetic population
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and the Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 200:343-8. 2012
  3. pmc Cardiovascular risk among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal smoking male prisoners: inequalities compared to the wider community
    Robyn L Richmond
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:783. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Grey lungs and blue moods: smoking cessation in the context of lifetime depression history
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:896-905. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining sex differences in the impact of anticipated and actual life events
    K Wilhelm
    Prince Henry Hospital and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 48:37-45. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint The stability of the Parental Bonding Instrument over a 20-year period
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:387-93. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: factors influencing patient expectations and doctors recommendations at a Mood Disorders Unit
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:187-92. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Small groups for supporting GPs' professional development in mental health disease--an evaluation
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry and Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:791-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Actions taken to cope with depression in patients seeking specialist care
    K Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:239-44. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Life events, first depression onset and the serotonin transporter gene
    Kay Wilhelm
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Level 4, DeLacy Building, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:210-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Women and depression: a 30 year learning curve
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:3-12. 2008
    ..The study findings are supplemented by data from other studies undertaken by this research team that are pertinent to the topic and add weight to some of the observations from the Teachers' Study...
  2. doi request reprint Association between serotonin transporter promoter polymorphisms and psychological distress in a diabetic population
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and the Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 200:343-8. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that 5-HTTLPR/rs25531 genotype is associated with psychological distress in a sample of subjects with diabetes...
  3. pmc Cardiovascular risk among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal smoking male prisoners: inequalities compared to the wider community
    Robyn L Richmond
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:783. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional baseline data on CVRF were compared among smoking male prisoners and males of similar age in the general population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Grey lungs and blue moods: smoking cessation in the context of lifetime depression history
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:896-905. 2004
    ..To present an overview of the relationship between depression and cigarette smoking and to provide recommendations for clinicians who wish to help patients with a history of depression to stop smoking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Examining sex differences in the impact of anticipated and actual life events
    K Wilhelm
    Prince Henry Hospital and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 48:37-45. 1998
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  6. ncbi request reprint The stability of the Parental Bonding Instrument over a 20-year period
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:387-93. 2005
    ..While the PBI has been shown to be a reliable and valid instrument, the stability of the PBI over extended periods (taking into account individual characteristics and life experience) needs to be demonstrated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: factors influencing patient expectations and doctors recommendations at a Mood Disorders Unit
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:187-92. 2005
    ..We examined the factors influencing treatment expectations and psychiatrists' treatment recommendations for patients referred to a mood disorders unit with identified episodes of major depression...
  8. ncbi request reprint Small groups for supporting GPs' professional development in mental health disease--an evaluation
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry and Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:791-4. 2005
    ..They have been promoted in general practice in Australia, especially for mental health disease, and often by divisions of general practice...
  9. ncbi request reprint Actions taken to cope with depression in patients seeking specialist care
    K Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:239-44. 2006
    ..To assess the rates and perceived effectiveness of actions used to cope with depression and the factors influencing these in an outpatient sample seeking help for depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Life events, first depression onset and the serotonin transporter gene
    Kay Wilhelm
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Level 4, DeLacy Building, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:210-5. 2006
    ..A relationship between the serotonin transporter gene, adverse events and onset of major depression has been reported...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Green Card Clinic: overview of a brief patient-centred intervention following deliberate self-harm
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:35-41. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint The long and the short of it: associations between 5-HTT genotypes and coping with stress
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychosom Med 69:614-20. 2007
    ..The short (s) variant of the 5-HTT promoter polymorphism has been associated with an increased likelihood of depression after significant life stress and greater emotional reactivity to fear-invoking stimuli...
  13. ncbi request reprint What can alert the general practitioner to people whose common mental health problems are unrecognised?
    Kay A Wilhelm
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S114-8. 2008
    ..To assess the characteristics of people with common mental health problems who are recognised by their general practitioner, and those who are not...
  14. ncbi request reprint Men and depression
    Kay A Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, and Senior Staff Specialist, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 38:102-5. 2009
    ..It is often reported that men have lower rates of depression than women, but this does not necessarily signify better overall mental health in the male population...
  15. doi request reprint Issues concerning feedback about genetic testing and risk of depression
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 194:404-10. 2009
    ..Research in genes related to risk of depression leads to the question of how this information is received by individuals...
  16. doi request reprint Predicting mental health and well-being in adulthood
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry and Black Dog University, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:85-90. 2010
    ..This article reinforces the need for precise conception(s) of mental well-being, allowing objective measures to guide future research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Work and mental health
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry and Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:866-73. 2004
    ..There have also been some models proposed to allow understanding of factors common to different types of occupations. We sought to provide an overview of research related to work and mental health and consider future research directions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Screening for Depression in the Medically Ill: a comparison of self-report measures, clinician judgment, and DSM-IV diagnoses
    Kay Wilhelm
    St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychosomatics 45:461-9. 2004
    ..The Depression in the Medically Ill scale was slightly superior to the Beck Depression Inventory for Primary Care in its relationship to clinicians' judgments of clinical depression caseness...
  19. ncbi request reprint The student and junior doctor in distress
    Kay A Wilhelm
    St Vincent s Hospital, Level 4 Xavier Building, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:S5-8. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Critical decision points in the management of impaired doctors: the New South Wales Medical Board program
    Kay A Wilhelm
    Liaison Psychiatry, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:372-5. 2004
    ..Decision-making at these points takes into account the nature of the impairment, compliance, professional and personal support available and the registrant's insight and motivation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Development of a simple screening tool for common mental disorders in general practice
    I B Hickie
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 175:S10-7. 2001
    ..To develop and validate a self-report screening tool for common mental disorders...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression risk and coping factors in a clinical sample
    K Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:45-53. 2002
    ..To examine gender differences in depression risk and coping factors in a clinical sample of patients with a diagnosis of DSM-IV major depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing early and late onset non-melancholic unipolar depression
    Gordon Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 74:131-8. 2003
    ..We seek to determine whether unipolar non-melancholic major depression commencing early in life has a differing clinical picture, and whether it may have differing determinants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depression and smoking: examining correlates in a subset of depressed patients
    K Roy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:329-35. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to examine for associations between depression and cigarette smoking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of depressed patients who report childhood sexual abuse
    G Gladstone
    Prince of Wales Hospital and The School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 156:431-7. 1999
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  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 1-year outcome in depression
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:56-64. 2000
    ..Second, we assessed baseline predictors of 1-year outcome and recovery status. Third, we examined the extent to which predictors showed consistency across the variable definitions of outcome and recovery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Costing depression and its management: an Australian study
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, The University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:290-9. 2000
    ..To examine the cost impact of referral to a Mood Disorders Unit (MDU), by comparing pre-service and post-service costs, and MDU and control samples...
  28. ncbi request reprint The clinical features of bipolar depression: a comparison with matched major depressive disorder patients
    P B Mitchell
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:212-6; quiz 217. 2001
    ..Identification of any distinctive clinical "signatures" of bipolar depression would be helpful in determining treatment options in the clinical setting...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sub-grouping non-melancholic major depression using both clinical and aetiological features
    G Parker
    Senior Psychiatry Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:217-25. 1999
    ..Here, we address the same objective but combine both sets of variables, and contrast the combined solution with each of the contributing ones...
  30. ncbi request reprint Physician don't heal thyself: a descriptive study of impaired older doctors
    C Peisah
    Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:974-84. 2007
    ..The growing and welcome interest in the issues leading to distress and impairment in younger doctors has not been mirrored by a focus on the similar issues in older doctors which is surprising given the aging medical workforce...
  31. ncbi request reprint Early and late onset depression in old age: different aetiologies, same phenomenology
    H Brodaty
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 66:225-36. 2001
    ..We aimed to compare aetiological factors, phenomenology and cognitive function in older patients with depression by age of onset...
  32. ncbi request reprint Progressing a spectrum model for defining non-melancholic depression
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:139-43. 2005
    ..To further develop a 'spectrum model' for non-melancholic disorders that encompasses underlying personality styles and clinical patterning...
  33. ncbi request reprint Late-onset depression: genetic, vascular and clinical contributions
    I Hickie
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 31:1403-12. 2001
    ..Neuropsychiatric research needs to examine the relationships between aetiological, genotypic and clinical risk factors and behavioural phenotypes. These relationships can now be examined in older patients with depressive disorders...
  34. ncbi request reprint Indicators of suicide over 10 years in a specialist mood disorders unit sample
    G L Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:945-51. 2001
    ..but revealed less suicidal ideation at the time of the index MDU assessment. While these features were statistically significant, they are of limited usefulness in predicting suicide in an individual patient...
  35. ncbi request reprint Measuring disordered personality functioning: to love and to work reprised
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Syndey, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:230-9. 2004
    ..Current limitations to diagnosing and measuring the personality disorders encouraged a set of studies seeking to provide an alternate approach to modeling and measuring disordered personality function...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationship between self-reported childhood behavioral inhibition and lifetime anxiety disorders in a clinical sample
    Gemma L Gladstone
    University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 22:103-13. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the existing risk-factor literature and support the hypothesis that an early inhibited temperament may be a significant precursor to later anxiety, especially social anxiety disorder...
  37. ncbi request reprint Promoting smoking cessation among prisoners: feasibility of a multi-component intervention
    Robyn L Richmond
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:474-8. 2006
    ..To conduct a pilot study to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of a multi-component smoking cessation intervention among prison inmates...
  38. ncbi request reprint A Brief Measure of Worry Severity (BMWS): personality and clinical correlates of severe worriers
    Gemma L Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 19:877-92. 2005
    ..This study suggests that pathological worry is not only relevant for patients with GAD, but may be an equally detrimental cognitive activity for patients with panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  39. ncbi request reprint Feeling unsupported? An investigation of depressed patients' perceptions
    Gemma L Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 103:147-54. 2007
    ....