Grant A Blashki

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Climate change and primary health care
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 36:986-9. 2007
  2. pmc General Practitioners' responses to global climate change - lessons from clinical experience and the clinical method
    Grant Blashki
    Nossal Institute for Global Health and The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, The University of Melbourne, 161 Barry St, Carlton, Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    Asia Pac Fam Med 11:6. 2012
  3. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
  4. pmc An evaluation of the effect of an educational intervention for Australian social workers on competence in delivering brief cognitive behavioural strategies: a randomised controlled trial
    G Armstrong
    Nossal Institute for Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:304. 2010
  5. pmc A systematic review of complex system interventions designed to increase recovery from depression in primary care
    Jane Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:88. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint An early general practice trial of antidepressants: interview with the trialist, Tim Blashki
    Bruce Arroll
    School of Population Health, Department of General Practice of Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 191:123-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational intervention on general practitioners' skills in cognitive behavioural strategies: a randomised controlled trial
    Grant A Blashki
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S129-32. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Preparing health services for climate change in Australia
    Grant Blashki
    The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:133S-43. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving access to and outcomes from mental health care in rural Australia
    Belinda Morley
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:304-12. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Managing panic disorder in general practice
    David Austin
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:563-71. 2005

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Climate change and primary health care
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 36:986-9. 2007
    ..Climate change and rising average global temperatures threaten to disrupt the physical, biological and ecological life support systems on which human health depends...
  2. pmc General Practitioners' responses to global climate change - lessons from clinical experience and the clinical method
    Grant Blashki
    Nossal Institute for Global Health and The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, The University of Melbourne, 161 Barry St, Carlton, Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    Asia Pac Fam Med 11:6. 2012
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  3. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
    ..We set out to develop a conceptual framework to guide change and the implementation of best practice depression care in the primary care setting...
  4. pmc An evaluation of the effect of an educational intervention for Australian social workers on competence in delivering brief cognitive behavioural strategies: a randomised controlled trial
    G Armstrong
    Nossal Institute for Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:304. 2010
    ..This study aims to build the evidence base by evaluating the impact of a brief educational intervention on social workers' competence in delivering cognitive behavioural strategies (strategies derived from cognitive behavioural therapy)...
  5. pmc A systematic review of complex system interventions designed to increase recovery from depression in primary care
    Jane Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:88. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to identify and assess the quality of RCTs testing system level depression management interventions in primary care and to determine whether these interventions improve recovery...
  6. ncbi request reprint An early general practice trial of antidepressants: interview with the trialist, Tim Blashki
    Bruce Arroll
    School of Population Health, Department of General Practice of Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 191:123-5. 2009
    ..Lessons from the past for today's researchers in general practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational intervention on general practitioners' skills in cognitive behavioural strategies: a randomised controlled trial
    Grant A Blashki
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S129-32. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of an educational intervention on general practitioners' skills in cognitive behavioural strategies (CBS)...
  8. doi request reprint Preparing health services for climate change in Australia
    Grant Blashki
    The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:133S-43. 2011
    ..Long-term planning will also require close collaboration with the nonhealth sectors as part of a nationwide adaptive response...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving access to and outcomes from mental health care in rural Australia
    Belinda Morley
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:304-12. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Managing panic disorder in general practice
    David Austin
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:563-71. 2005
    ..Most people with PD will present in the first instance to their general practitioner or hospital emergency department for assistance, often with a focus on somatic symptoms and concerns...
  11. ncbi request reprint Integrating psychologists into the Canadian health care system: the example of Australia
    Richard Moulding
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Can J Public Health 100:145-7. 2009
    ..We argue that integrating psychologists into the publicly-funded primary care system in Canada would be feasible, beneficial for consumers, and cost-effective...
  12. ncbi request reprint Who is identified when screening for depression is undertaken in general practice? Baseline findings from the Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (diamond) longitudinal study
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S119-25. 2008
    ..To report the baseline characteristics of the Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (diamond) study cohort and discuss the implications for depression care in general practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Meeting demand for psychological services for people with depression and anxiety: recent developments in primary mental health care
    Justine R Fletcher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S107-9. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Building evaluation capacity: definitional and practical implications from an Australian case study
    Lucio Naccarella
    Centre for Health, Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourn, VIC 3010, Australia
    Eval Program Plann 30:231-6. 2007
    ..In addition, such definitions should acknowledge some of the valuable by-products of evaluation capacity building activities, such as the development of shared understandings of the program or project being evaluated...
  15. ncbi request reprint How do Australian patients rate their general practitioner? A descriptive study using the General Practice Assessment Questionnaire
    Maria Potiriadis
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 189:215-9. 2008
    ..To report patient responses to the General Practice Assessment Questionnaire (GPAQ) as a measure of satisfaction with health care received from Australian general practitioners...
  16. pmc How could depression guidelines be made more relevant and applicable to primary care? A quantitative and qualitative review of national guidelines
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e149-56. 2009
    ..Many guidelines have been developed in the area of depression but there has been no systematic assessment of their relevance to general practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preparing Australian medical students for climate change
    Evelyn I Hamel Green
    University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 38:726-9. 2009
    ..Climate change is now recognised as a global public health problem and the future medical workforce will be working during a period when the health impacts of climate change are likely to be significant...
  18. pmc Diverse voices, simple desires: a conceptual design for primary care to respond to depression and related disorders
    Victoria Palmer
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Fam Pract 27:447-58. 2010
    ..Little information is provided about tasks GPs can undertake outside of guidelines that suggest to prescribe medication and refer to specialists...
  19. doi request reprint The complementarity of two major Australian primary mental health care initiatives
    Bridget Bassilios
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:997-1004. 2010
    ..ATAPS session delivery, before and after the introduction of the Better Access program, is also examined...
  20. pmc Effects of a multilingual information website intervention on the levels of depression literacy and depression-related stigma in Greek-born and Italian-born immigrants living in Australia: a randomized controlled trial
    Litza A Kiropoulos
    The University of Melbourne, Psychological Sciences, Melbourne, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 13:e34. 2011
    ..Little is known about the efficacy of Internet-based information interventions in increasing depression literacy or reducing depression stigma and depressive symptoms in people from non-English-speaking backgrounds...
  21. ncbi request reprint Better outcomes in mental health care: impact of different models of psychological service provision on patient outcomes
    Belinda Morley
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:142-9. 2007
    ..This paper examines the extent to which the projects are achieving positive patient outcomes, and explores the association between different models of service delivery and varying levels of patient outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioural strategies for general practice
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:910-7. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Referral of patients with depression to specialist psychological care from general practice
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:998-1002. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Managing mental illness in patients from CALD backgrounds
    Litza A Kiropoulos
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 34:259-64. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Exploratory economic analyses of two primary care mental health projects: implications for sustainability
    Cathrine Mihalopoulos
    Program Evaluation Unit, Melbourne University Health Economics Group, School of Population Health, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S73-6. 2005
    ..The sustainability of these approaches depends on a range of factors, including funding, workforce availability, and acceptability to consumers and health care providers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Structured problem solving in general practice. 3
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:836-42. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint GP provision of counselling. More research is necessary
    Grant Blashki
    Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:67-8. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Models of psychological service provision under Australia's Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care program
    Jane Pirkis
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:277-85. 2006
    ..Many of these models were being used in combination. No model was predictive of differential levels of access, suggesting that the approach of adapting models to the local context is proving successful...
  29. ncbi request reprint Climate change and human health--What can GPs do?
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice and Program Evaluation Unit, University of
    Aust Fam Physician 35:909-11. 2006
    ..Yet, many of you will wonder if this is really such an urgent issue, and--even if it is--what on earth has it got to do with general practice?..
  30. ncbi request reprint Providing psychological treatments in general practice. Rationale and practicalities
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:625-30. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Primary care psychiatry: taking consultation-liaison psychiatry to the community
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 13:302-6. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Common psychological disorders in childhood
    Lisa Ciechomski
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 33:997-1003. 2004
    ..Children with anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity, and disruptive behaviour disorders are frequently seen in general practice and often present with somatic complaints, comorbidity and complex family relationships...
  33. ncbi request reprint Australian GPs' preferences for education about depression and related disorders
    Paul Ryan
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 33:381-4. 2004
    ..To investigate Australian general practitioners' experiences of accessing education about depression and their preferences for future education on depression and related disorders...
  34. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety: pharmacological treatment in general practice
    Steven Ellen
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:222-8. 2007
    ..Depression and anxiety are common presentations in general practice and medications are one of the key treatment strategies...
  35. ncbi request reprint A Graduate Certificate and Master in General Practice Psychiatry by distance education--1998-2001
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 31:394-7. 2002
    ..The learning is by distance education and multimode, including text packages sent out, tapes, teleconferences and two annual residential weekends with role plays and didactic teaching...
  36. ncbi request reprint Managing depression and suicide risk in men presenting to primary care physicians
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Prim Care 33:211-21, x-xi. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Managing schizophrenia in general practice
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 33:221-7. 2004
    ..The lifetime risk of schizophrenia is about one in 100. It is an illness associated with substantial disability and increased risk of physical illness...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a short course in psychiatry for general practitioners
    David Clarke
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 14:76-80. 2006
    ..To assess the acceptability and benefits to general practitioners (GPs) of a short course on the management of depression and anxiety...
  39. ncbi request reprint Behavioural modification strategies for general practice
    Grant Blashki
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:715-21. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Evidence into practice: the mental health hurdle is high
    Ian B Hickie
    Med J Aust 184:542-3. 2006
    ..Guidelines for GPs need to tackle the tough issues...
  41. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' response to depression and anxiety in the Australian community: a preliminary analysis
    Ian B Hickie
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW 2039, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:S15-20. 2004
    ....