G Andrews

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc CBT for depression: a pilot RCT comparing mobile phone vs. computer
    Sarah Watts
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 394 404 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:49. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and the category of major depressive episode
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:S41-51. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Generalized worry disorder: a review of DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder and options for DSM-V
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 27:134-47. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Consistency of diagnostic thresholds in DSM-V
    Gavin Andrews
    CRUfAD, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:309-13. 2010
  5. pmc Normative data for the 12 item WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e8343. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Telephone case management reduces both distress and psychiatric hospitalization
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:809-11. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Exploring the feasibility of a meta-structure for DSM-V and ICD-11: could it improve utility and validity?
    G Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 39:1993-2000. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A brief integer scorer for the SF-12: validity of the brief scorer in Australian community and clinic settings
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Evidence for Mental Health Policy and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincents Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:508-10. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Changing the face of mental health care through needs-based planning
    Gavin Andrews
    Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Classification in Mental Health, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 31:S122-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Utilising survey data to inform public policy: comparison of the cost-effectiveness of treatment of ten mental disorders
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Policy, and Policy and Epidemiology Group, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:526-33. 2004

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Publications115 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc CBT for depression: a pilot RCT comparing mobile phone vs. computer
    Sarah Watts
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 394 404 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:49. 2013
    ..The aim was to establish whether a previously validated computerized program (The Sadness Program) remained efficacious when delivered via a mobile application...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and the category of major depressive episode
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:S41-51. 2007
    ..The introduction of measures like this would acknowledge dimensionality, would facilitate recognition, guide treatment, and be acceptable to consumers, providers and funders...
  3. doi request reprint Generalized worry disorder: a review of DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder and options for DSM-V
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 27:134-47. 2010
    ..The majority of these revisions have been in response to its poor inter-rater reliability and concerns that it may lack diagnostic validity. This article provides options for the revision of the DSM-IV GAD criteria for DSM-V...
  4. doi request reprint Consistency of diagnostic thresholds in DSM-V
    Gavin Andrews
    CRUfAD, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:309-13. 2010
    ..Data from the 1997 Australian Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing were used for six internalizing disorders, and the levels of distress and disability associated with each diagnosis were investigated...
  5. pmc Normative data for the 12 item WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e8343. 2009
    ..The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) measures disability due to health conditions including diseases, illnesses, injuries, mental or emotional problems, and problems with alcohol or drugs...
  6. doi request reprint Telephone case management reduces both distress and psychiatric hospitalization
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:809-11. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to improve the health care of people repeatedly admitted to private hospitals...
  7. doi request reprint Exploring the feasibility of a meta-structure for DSM-V and ICD-11: could it improve utility and validity?
    G Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 39:1993-2000. 2009
    ..The organization of mental disorders into 16 DSM-IV and 10 ICD-10 chapters is complex and based on clinical presentation. We explored the feasibility of a more parsimonious meta-structure based on both risk factors and clinical factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint A brief integer scorer for the SF-12: validity of the brief scorer in Australian community and clinic settings
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Evidence for Mental Health Policy and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincents Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:508-10. 2002
    ..The SF-36 and the shorter SF-12 are widely used in clinical research and increasingly so in practice. Scoring is complex and the validity of a brief scorer for the SF-12 in a community and a clinic sample was examined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changing the face of mental health care through needs-based planning
    Gavin Andrews
    Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Classification in Mental Health, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 31:S122-8. 2007
    ..Reduce the onset of common mental disorders by using proven web-based prevention programs in schools. With resources such as these in place, changing the face of mental health care might just be within our reach...
  10. ncbi request reprint Utilising survey data to inform public policy: comparison of the cost-effectiveness of treatment of ten mental disorders
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Policy, and Policy and Epidemiology Group, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:526-33. 2004
    ..Mental health survey data are now being used proactively to decide how the burden of disease might best be reduced...
  11. doi request reprint Hit and miss: Innovation and the dissemination of evidence based psychological treatments
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 47:974-9. 2009
    ..In the fourth, the internet treatment for anxiety and depression succeeded because of the pent up demand for such services among the public...
  12. ncbi request reprint ClimateGP - web based patient education
    Gavin Andrews
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:371-2. 2007
    ..ClimateGP is currently the subject of randomised controlled trials, with preliminary results showing that it is effective and comparable to other established patient education materials...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcome measurement, outcome management and monitoring
    Gavin Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:649-51. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Reducing the burden of depression
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 53:420-7. 2008
    ..To consider why the burden of depression persists...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine is affordable: the cost-effectiveness of current compared with optimal treatment in rheumatoid and osteoarthritis
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Evidence Health Policy, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:671-80. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Depression is very disabling
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Lancet 370:808-9. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Is internet treatment for depressive and anxiety disorders ready for prime time?
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:S45-7. 2010
    ..These programs could be the first level of treatment in a stepped-care environment, where patients who do not benefit sufficiently could then receive face-to-face treatment from their clinician or be referred for specialist treatment...
  18. doi request reprint Effectiveness randomized controlled trial of face to face versus Internet cognitive behaviour therapy for social phobia
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales St Vincent s Hospital, 390 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:337-40. 2011
    ..To compare the effectiveness of Internet cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) with face-to-face CBT in social phobia...
  19. doi request reprint The effect of the draft DSM-5 criteria for GAD on prevalence and severity
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:784-90. 2010
    ..The influence of the proposed changes on the prevalence and severity of cases is examined...
  20. pmc Computer therapy for the anxiety and depressive disorders is effective, acceptable and practical health care: a meta-analysis
    Gavin Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e13196. 2010
    ..Depression and anxiety disorders are common and treatable with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), but access to this therapy is limited...
  21. pmc Neurodevelopmental disorders: cluster 2 of the proposed meta-structure for DSM-V and ICD-11
    G Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 39:2013-23. 2009
    ..In an effort to group mental disorders on this basis, five clusters have been proposed. We now consider the second cluster, namely neurodevelopmental disorders...
  22. doi request reprint Neurocognitive disorders: cluster 1 of the proposed meta-structure for DSM-V and ICD-11
    P Sachdev
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 39:2001-12. 2009
    ..These disorders are categorized as 'Dementia, Delirium, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders' in DSM-IV and 'Organic, including Symptomatic Mental Disorders' in ICD-10...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, comorbidity, disability and service utilisation. Overview of the Australian National Mental Health Survey
    G Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Mental Health and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 178:145-53. 2001
    ..Health planning should be based on data about prevalence, disability and services used...
  24. ncbi request reprint Empirical impact of DSM-IV diagnostic criterion for clinical significance
    Tim Slade
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:334-7. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Modelling the population cost-effectiveness of current and evidence-based optimal treatment for anxiety disorders
    C Issakidis
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence and Health Policy in Mental Health, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:19-35. 2004
    ..This paper reports on the findings for the anxiety disorders (panic disorder/agoraphobia, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Generalized Anxiety Disorder and major depressive disorder comorbidity in the National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    Caroline Hunt
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 20:23-31. 2004
    ..In addition, GAD was confirmed as significantly disabling, even as a single disorder. We conclude that the results are consistent with the view that GAD has a significant and independent impact on the burden of mental disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint The changing prevalence and severity of obsessive-compulsive disorder criteria from DSM-III to DSM-IV
    Rocco Crino
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, N S W, 2010, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:876-82. 2005
    ..Some epidemiological surveys have determined the prevalence of DSM-III OCD, but this is one of the first reports, to the authors' knowledge, of DSM-IV OCD's prevalence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month prevalence and disability of DSM-IV bipolar disorder in an Australian general population survey
    P B Mitchell
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:777-85. 2004
    ..The authors report 12-month prevalence data for DSM-IV bipolar disorder from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being...
  29. ncbi request reprint Who treats whom? An application of the Pathways to Care model in Australia
    Cathy Issakidis
    Policy and Epidemiology Group, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and WHO Collaborating Centre at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:74-86. 2006
    ....
  30. pmc Why does the burden of disease persist? Relating the burden of anxiety and depression to effectiveness of treatment
    G Andrews
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 78:446-54. 2000
    ..Treatment was not predictive of disorders that remitted during the year. The burden therefore persists for two reasons: too many people do not seek treatment and, when they do, efficacious treatments are not always used effectively...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rationing of health care: clinical decision making in an outpatient clinic for anxiety disorders
    C Issakidis
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and the Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 17:59-74. 2003
    ..Both help-seeking behavior and treatment decision making are important determinants of access to care and both should be examined in future studies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interpreting scores on the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10)
    G Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Evidence for Mental Health Policy and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:494-7. 2001
    ..To provide normative data on the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10), a scale that is being increasingly used for clinical and epidemiological purposes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and burden of disease: how was disability estimated and is it valid?
    K Sanderson
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:668-76. 2001
    ..Few studies have examined the validity of the novel approach used to estimate disability, the person trade-off preference method. This paper describes, and examines the validity of, the burden of disease person trade-off protocol...
  34. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease. Methods of calculating disability from mental disorder
    G Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 173:123-31. 1998
    ..Burden due to morbidity is calculated from incidence, duration and disability. There is a dearth of epidemiological measurements of disability...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment attrition and dropout in an outpatient clinic for anxiety disorders
    C Issakidis
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:426-33. 2004
    ..The present study examined rates and predictors of pretreatment attrition and dropout from outpatient treatment for anxiety disorders...
  36. ncbi request reprint A 25-year longitudinal, comparison study of the outcome of depression
    H Brodaty
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 31:1347-59. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Even after 25 years, severe depressive disorders appear to have poor long-term outcomes. Patients with chronic outcomes over 15 years can improve when followed over longer periods...
  37. ncbi request reprint Social phobia in the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being (NSMHWB)
    L Lampe
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 33:637-46. 2003
    ..Prevalence rates, demographic correlates and co-morbidity in the sample that met criteria for social phobia are reported and gender differences examined...
  38. ncbi request reprint What people say about their general practitioners' treatment of anxiety and depression
    G Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney
    Med J Aust 175:S48-51. 2001
    ..To determine from self-report how often people with anxiety and depressive disorders consult GPs and what treatment they receive...
  39. ncbi request reprint Shortfall in mental health service utilisation
    G Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, University of New South Wales, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 179:417-25. 2001
    ..Treatment coverage for mental disorders is poor in most developed countries...
  40. doi request reprint Internet-based course for the management of stress for junior high schools
    Helen Van Vliet
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:305-9. 2009
    ..To determine the feasibility and efficacy of a Web-based stress management programme for schools...
  41. ncbi request reprint Exclusion criteria in the diagnostic classifications of DSM-IV and ICD-10: revisiting the co-occurrence of psychiatric syndromes
    Tim Slade
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 32:1203-11. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Reducing the burden of affective disorders: is evidence-based health care affordable?
    Kristy Sanderson
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 77:109-25. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinician-assisted Internet-based treatment is effective for panic: A randomized controlled trial
    Edward Wims
    St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:599-607. 2010
    ..To determine the efficacy of an Internet-based clinician-assisted cognitive behavioural treatment program (the Panic program) for panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Do doctors know best? Comments on a failed trial
    C J Hunt
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 174:144-6. 2001
    ..Exclusion criteria were changed to ease entry into the trial, but still no patients were recruited over the following six months. What went wrong?..
  45. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV and ICD-10 generalized anxiety disorder: discrepant diagnoses and associated disability
    T Slade
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, 2010 Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:45-51. 2001
    ..This report examines prevalence and associated disability of DSM-IV and ICD-10 GAD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological performance and dementia in depressed patients after 25-year follow-up: a controlled study
    H Brodaty
    Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Psychol Med 33:1263-75. 2003
    ..Some studies have found evidence for a higher incidence of subsequent cognitive impairment or dementia, while others have refuted this...
  47. doi request reprint Clinician-assisted Internet-based treatment is effective for depression: randomized controlled trial
    Sarah Perini
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:571-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the efficacy of an Internet-based clinician-assisted computerized cognitive behavioural treatment (CaCCBT) programme for depression...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders in Australian prisoners: a comparison with a community sample
    Tony Butler
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Eastgardens, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:272-6. 2006
    ..Prisoners are generally excluded from community-based surveys and to date no studies have compared prisoners to the community...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV major depression in an Australian national survey
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 75:155-62. 2003
    ....
  50. doi request reprint CLIMATE Schools: alcohol module: cross-validation of a school-based prevention programme for alcohol misuse
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:201-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to conduct a cross-validation trial of the efficacy of a computerized school-based intervention for alcohol misuse in adolescents...
  51. pmc Characteristics of adults with anxiety or depression treated at an internet clinic: comparison with a national survey and an outpatient clinic
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e10885. 2010
    ..Thus the response to treatment in Internet based trials might not generalize...
  52. doi request reprint Shyness 1: distance treatment of social phobia over the Internet
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:585-94. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the effectiveness of an Internet-based clinician-assisted computerized cognitive behavioural therapy programme for social phobia...
  53. pmc Internet treatment for depression: a randomized controlled trial comparing clinician vs. technician assistance
    Nickolai Titov
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e10939. 2010
    ..Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) for depression is effective when guided by a clinician, less so if unguided. Question: Would guidance from a technician be as effective as guidance from a clinician?..
  54. ncbi request reprint Internet treatment for social phobia reduces comorbidity
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:754-9. 2009
    ..The present study examined the impact of the Shyness programme, an Internet-based treatment programme for social phobia, on comorbid symptoms of depression and generalized anxiety disorder...
  55. ncbi request reprint Age shall not weary them: mental health in the middle-aged and the elderly
    Julian N Trollor
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Neuropsychiatric Institute, Euroa Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:581-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper was to provide the first direct comparison of the prevalence and demographic correlates of ICD-10 anxiety and affective disorders in the middle-aged and the elderly...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of sociodemographic and health variables on Mini-Mental State Exam scores in older Australians
    Tracy M Anderson
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, the Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:467-76. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders in the elderly: the Australian National Mental Health and Well-Being Survey
    Julian N Trollor
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:455-66. 2007
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Internet-based prevention for alcohol and cannabis use: final results of the Climate Schools course
    Nicola C Newton
    University of New South Wales, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:749-59. 2010
    ..To establish the long-term efficacy of a universal internet-based alcohol and cannabis prevention programme in schools...
  59. doi request reprint Shyness 2: treating social phobia online: replication and extension
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:595-605. 2008
    ..2008) demonstrated significant benefit from an Internet- and email-based treatment programme for social phobia. The present study (Shyness 2) seeks to replicate that finding and compares results with benchmark data...
  60. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of Internet cognitive behavioural treatment for social phobia with and without motivational enhancement strategies
    Nickolai Titov
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Level 4, O Brien Centre, 390 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:938-45. 2010
    ....
  61. pmc Childhood neuropsychological deficits associated with adult obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jessica R Grisham
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 2052
    Br J Psychiatry 195:138-41. 2009
    ....
  62. doi request reprint 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: methods and key findings
    Tim Slade
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:594-605. 2009
    ..To provide a description of the methods and key findings of the 2007 Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing...
  63. doi request reprint Delivering prevention for alcohol and cannabis using the Internet: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Nicola C Newton
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Prev Med 48:579-84. 2009
    ..To establish the efficacy of an internet based prevention program to reduce alcohol and cannabis use in adolescents...
  64. doi request reprint A computerized harm minimization prevention program for alcohol misuse and related harms: randomized controlled trial
    Laura Vogl
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 104:564-75. 2009
    ..This study was the first to examine a computerized harm minimization intervention to reduce alcohol misuse and related harms in adolescents...
  65. ncbi request reprint Social factors associated with Major Depressive Disorder in homosexually active, gay men attending general practices in urban Australia
    Limin Mao
    National Centre for HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:83-6. 2009
    ..Social factors associated with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) were identified among gay men attending high HIV caseload general practices in Sydney and Adelaide...
  66. doi request reprint Transdiagnostic Internet treatment for anxiety disorders: A randomized controlled trial
    Nickolai Titov
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 48:890-9. 2010
    ..These results indicate that transdiagnostic programs for anxiety disorders may be successfully administered via the Internet...
  67. doi request reprint DSM-IV Major Depressive Episode in the elderly: the relationship between the number and the type of depressive symptoms and impairment
    Tracy M Anderson
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 117:55-62. 2009
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Shyness programme: longer term benefits, cost-effectiveness, and acceptability
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:36-44. 2009
    ..Data are presented about the longer term outcomes (6 months after treatment), cost-effectiveness relative to face-to-face treatment, and the acceptability of the programme to participants...
  69. doi request reprint Shyness 3: randomized controlled trial of guided versus unguided Internet-based CBT for social phobia
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:1030-40. 2008
    ..demonstrated significant benefit from an Internet- and email-based treatment programme for social phobia. The present study (Shyness 3) explores whether participants are able to complete this programme independently...
  70. ncbi request reprint The SF-12 in the Australian population: cross-validation of item selection
    Kristy Sanderson
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:343-5. 2002
    ..To cross-validate the selection of the questionnaire items for the SF-12 in an Australian sample...
  71. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing current comorbidity: data from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Evidence for Mental Health Policy, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 181:306-14. 2002
    ..Comorbidity in epidemiological surveys of mental disorders is common and of uncertain importance...
  72. ncbi request reprint Generic effectiveness measures: sensitivity to symptom change in anxiety disorders
    Sarah J Perini
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 90:123-30. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare a newly developed screening measure of disability, the WHODAS II, to three established generic effectiveness measures in terms of its sensitivity to symptom change in people with anxiety disorders...
  73. ncbi request reprint Agoraphobia without a history of panic disorder may be part of the panic disorder syndrome
    Gavin Andrews
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:624-30. 2002
    ..Agoraphobia has been devalued as a cause of human suffering. This idea is wrong. Agoraphobia is as common, comorbid, and disabling as PD, but less disabling than the double disorder of PDA...
  74. ncbi request reprint The classification of anxiety disorders in ICD-10 and DSM-IV: a concordance analysis
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Evidence for Mental Health Policy, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychopathology 35:100-6. 2002
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Neurasthenia: prevalence, disability and health care characteristics in the Australian community
    Ian Hickie
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 181:56-61. 2002
    ..Neurasthenia imposes a high burden on primary medical health care systems in all societies...
  76. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of current and optimal treatment for schizophrenia
    Gavin Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Evidence for Mental Health Policy, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 183:427-35; discussion 436. 2003
    ..This paper is part of a project to identify the proportion of the burden of each mental disorder averted by current and optimal interventions, and the cost-effectiveness of both...
  77. ncbi request reprint Service utilisation for anxiety in an Australian community sample
    Cathy Issakidis
    CRUfAD, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:153-63. 2002
    ..This study aimed to examine the rates and correlates of treatment seeking, and the perceived barriers to care among individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety in the community...
  78. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and severity of mental health-related disability and relationship to diagnosis
    Kristy Sanderson
    University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 53:80-6. 2002
    ..In this study a generic measure of mental health-related disability was used to examine disabilities attributable to various common mental disorders...
  79. ncbi request reprint The prevention of mental disorders in young people
    Gavin Andrews
    Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:S97-S100. 2002
    ..The evidence is sufficiently good to warrant a large community trial in which the roll-out is staged and school communities evaluated before and after the roll-out...
  80. ncbi request reprint Latent structure of depression in a community sample: a taxometric analysis
    Tim Slade
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:489-97. 2005
    ..The latent structure of depression was examined using taxometric analysis, a family of statistical procedures designed specifically to test whether a given construct is best conceptualized as a distinct category or a continuous dimension...
  81. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the prevalence of DSM-IV and ICD-10 PTSD
    Lorna Peters
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:81-9. 2006
    ..Gender differences in the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder were examined by analysing discrepancies between the DSM-IV and ICD-10 diagnostic systems...
  82. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of panic disorder and social phobia
    C Hunt
    University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 12:395-406. 1998
    ..These findings, although not showing the large treatment effects reported from controlled outcome research, support the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral interventions in routine care...
  83. doi request reprint Classification of anxiety and depressive disorders: problems and solutions
    G Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Classification in Mental Health, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 25:274-81. 2008
    ..The present diagnostic criteria are too complex to have acceptable clinical utility. We propose a reduced criterion set that can be remembered by clinicians and an enhanced criterion set for use with decision support tools...
  84. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder in the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    C Hunt
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 32:649-59. 2002
    ..This paper reports population data on DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being...
  85. ncbi request reprint Disability measurement in the anxiety disorders: comparison of three brief measures
    K Sanderson
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 15:333-44. 2001
    ..Attenders at this anxiety clinic reported high levels of disablement, and normative data on the general measures are provided...
  86. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in patients with depression or anxiety: an essential part of clinical practice
    Ian B Hickie
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St George Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 177:205-7. 2002
    ..As depression and anxiety are relapsing or chronic conditions and are often comorbid with other medical conditions, standard outcome measures should be incorporated into the management plans for all such patients...
  87. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of an early intervention programme for adolescent anxiety disorders
    Caroline Hunt
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:300-4. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an indicated early intervention and prevention programme for anxiety disorders when conducted by school staff...
  88. ncbi request reprint Case ascertainment: the Composite International Diagnostic Interview
    G Andrews
    University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:S161-3. 2000
    ..To outline the utility of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) in the diagnosis of psychosis...
  89. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders. Recognition and management
    G Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety Disorders, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney
    Aust Fam Physician 29:337-41. 2000
    ..Also, they are sometimes dismissed as being 'just anxious', 'very shy', or 'worriers' rather than being recognized as suffering from very treatable disorders...
  90. ncbi request reprint The crisis in mental health: the chariot needs one horseman
    Gavin Andrews
    Med J Aust 182:372-3. 2005
    ..Better coordination costs no more and improves the lot of patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Depression in young people: what causes it and can we prevent it?
    Jane M Burns
    Beyondblue The national depression initiative, PO Box 6100, Hawthorn, West, Vic 3122, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:S93-6. 2002
    ..Teaching interpersonal skills, including cognitive and problem-solving skills, should be coupled with the promotion of positive school and family environments to prevent depression in young people...
  92. ncbi request reprint Lifetime risk of depression: restricted to a minority or waiting for most?
    Gavin Andrews
    Br J Psychiatry 187:495-6. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint It would be cost-effective to treat more people with mental disorders
    Gavin Andrews
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:613-5. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint Issues for DSM-V: simplifying DSM-IV to enhance utility: the case of major depressive disorder
    Gavin Andrews
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1784-5. 2007
  95. ncbi request reprint Implications for intervention and prevention from the New Zealand and Australian mental health surveys
    Gavin Andrews
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:827-9. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Common mental disorders in the workforce: recent findings from descriptive and social epidemiology
    Kristy Sanderson
    Centre for Health Research, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 51:63-75. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and comorbid measures associated with PLXNA2
    Naomi R Wray
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:318-26. 2007
    ..Common genetic liabilities have been reported between psychiatric and psychological measures, but few examples exist of common genetic variants...
  98. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based care for alcohol use disorders is affordable
    Justine Corry
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 299 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol 65:521-9. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Empirical investigation of two assumptions in the diagnosis of DSM-IV major depressive episode
    Chika Sakashita
    Roads and Traffic Authority, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:17-23. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Psychotic-like experiences in the general community: the correlates of CIDI psychosis screen items in an Australian sample
    James Scott
    Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:231-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the demographic correlates of individuals who endorse psychosis screening items in a large general community sample...
  101. ncbi request reprint Assessing cost-effectiveness in mental health: helping policy-makers prioritize and plan health services
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:701-12. 2005
    ..We assessed, from a health sector perspective, options for change that could improve the efficiency of Australia's current mental health services by directing available resources toward 'best practice' cost-effective services...