A W Harris
Affiliation: University of Sydney
- The topography of quantified electroencephalography in three syndromes of schizophreniaA W Harris
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW 2008, Australia
Int J Neurosci 107:265-78. 2001..The results support the use of symptom based syndromes in reducing the diversity of findings in schizophrenia...
- Dynamic spectral analysis findings in first episode and chronic schizophreniaAnthony Harris
Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Hospital, Australia
Int J Neurosci 116:223-46. 2006..The results suggest continued change in the EEG with illness chronicity in schizophrenia. These changes were most evident in the frequency domain emphasizing the importance of routine measurement of mean band frequencies in qEEG studies...
- Clinical and cognitive associations with aggression in the first episode of psychosisAnthony W F Harris
Department of Psychiatry, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:85-93. 2010..Although there may be an increased risk of aggression in first-episode psychosis, little is known about the clinical and cognitive associations of serious and less serious aggression during this phase of psychotic illness...
- Clinical profiles, scope and general findings of the Western Sydney First Episode Psychosis ProjectAnthony Harris
University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:36-43. 2005..To examine the clinical profile, treatment and social functioning of a community-based sample of young people presenting with their first episode of psychosis...
- Relative contributions of psychiatric symptoms and neuropsychological functioning to quality of life in first-episode psychosisSigny Wegener
Department of Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Wentworthville, NSW 2145, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:487-92. 2005..This finding replicates previous studies in chronic schizophrenia that have suggested QOL is more strongly related to levels of psychopathology than the presence of neuropsychological deficits...
- The Initiating Dialysis Early and Late (IDEAL) study: study rationale and designBruce A Cooper
Department of Renal Medicine, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Perit Dial Int 24:176-81. 2004..The secondary objectives are to determine the impact of "early start" versus "late start" dialysis on nutritional and cardiac morbidity, quality of life, and economic cost...
- Neuropsychological correlates of symptom profiles in first episode schizophreniaSara Lucas
Department of Child and Adolescent and Family Psychiatry, Westmead Hospital, Institute Road, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
Schizophr Res 71:323-30. 2004..Differences between the current findings and those of similar research may reflect the effects of different medication regimes, as well as the absence of illness chronicity...
- Item-based versus subscale-based mappings from the SF-36 to a preference-based quality of life measureDuncan Mortimer
Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Value Health 10:398-407. 2007..The objective of the present study is to quantify any loss of predictive validity associated with using subscale or scale scores (rather than item scores) to derive conversion algorithms...
- Stop Using Stuff: trial of a drug and alcohol intervention for young people with comorbid mental illness and drug and alcohol problemsRosalind Kemp
Prevention Early Intervention and Recovery Service, Sydney West Area Mental Health Service, Parramatta, NSW, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 15:490-3. 2007..This study reports a randomized trial of a brief manualized cognitive behavioural therapy for substance abuse in young people with psychosis...
- The organization and funding of the treatment of end-stage renal disease in AustraliaAnthony Harris
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Health Care Finance Econ 7:113-32. 2007..Total recurrent health expenditure on all chronic kidney disease was AU$647 million, or 1.3% of the total recurrent health expenditure that could be allocated by disease...
- Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a physiotherapy program for chronic rotator cuff pathology: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trialKim Bennell
Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:86. 2007..Physiotherapy is often the first line of management for CRCP yet there is little conclusive evidence to support or refute its effectiveness and no formal evaluation of its cost-effectiveness...
- Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy following glenohumeral joint distension for adhesive capsulitis: a randomized trialRachelle Buchbinder
Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Arthritis Rheum 57:1027-37. 2007..To determine whether an active physiotherapy program following arthrographic joint distension for adhesive capsulitis provides additional benefits...
- An elaborated feeding cycle model for reductions in vectorial capacity of night-biting mosquitoes by insecticide-treated netsArnaud Le Menach
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, UMR S 707, Paris, France
Malar J 6:10. 2007..Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) are an important tool for malaria control. ITNs are effective because they work on several parts of the mosquito feeding cycle, including both adult killing and repelling effects...
- Event-related potential correlates of depression, insight and negative symptoms in males with recent-onset psychosisAlex Sumich
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, BIAU, Biostatistics and Computing, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, London SE5 8AF, UK
Clin Neurophysiol 117:1715-27. 2006..The neurobiology of clinical characteristics -in particular depression, insight and negative symptoms- in recent-onset psychosis (ROP) was studied using event-related potentials (ERPs)...
- Evidence for early intervention in first-episode psychosisMark Sanbrook
Can J Psychiatry 49:280-1. 2004
- Positron emission tomography with selected mediastinoscopy compared to routine mediastinoscopy offers cost and clinical outcome benefits for pre-operative staging of non-small cell lung cancerKelvin K Yap
Centre for PET, University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084, Australia
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:1033-40. 2005..These cost savings remain robust over a wide range of disease prevalence and FDG-PET costs...
- Improved infection control in the prevention of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: costs and benefitsTrang Vu
Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 28:561-8. 2004..Given the likely number of cases of iatrogenic infection, and the order of magnitude of the costs of caring for cases of vCJD, it may be difficult to justify the high cost of risk reduction strategies...
- Cognitive functioning in young people with first episode psychosis: relationship to diagnosis and clinical characteristicsDianne Fitzgerald
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Wentworthville, New South Wales, 2145, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:501-10. 2004....
- Impact of active versus usual algorithmic titration of basal insulin and point-of-care versus laboratory measurement of HbA1c on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: the Glycemic Optimization with Algorithms and Labs at Point of Care (GOAL ALaurence Kennedy
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
Diabetes Care 29:1-8. 2006..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of active versus usual monitoring of algorithmic insulin titration and point-of-care (POC) versus laboratory HbA1c (A1C) measurement on glycemic control in primary care...