Brian J Kelly

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inpatient psychosocial rehabilitation in rural NSW: assessment of clinically significant change for people with severe mental illness
    Ganapathi Murugesan
    Bloomfield Hospital, Greater Western Area Health Service, Orange, NSW, 2800, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:343-50. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Creating a database to facilitate multilevel analyses of mental health determinants and outcomes in rural and remote areas
    Philip Lane
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:207-12. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression in advanced physical illness: diagnostic and treatment issues
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:S90-3. 2009
  4. pmc Do couple-based interventions make a difference for couples affected by cancer? A systematic review
    Tim W Regan
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:279. 2012
  5. pmc Effectiveness of service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative review part 1
    Jeffrey D Fuller
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:72. 2011
  6. pmc Building effective service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative review part 2
    Jeffrey D Fuller
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:66. 2011
  7. pmc Service network analysis for agricultural mental health
    Jeffrey D Fuller
    Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney and Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:87. 2009
  8. pmc A randomised trial of a psychosocial intervention for cancer patients integrated into routine care: the PROMPT study (promoting optimal outcomes in mood through tailored psychosocial therapies)
    Jane Turner
    Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:48. 2011
  9. pmc Shared care in mental illness: A rapid review to inform implementation
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:31. 2011
  10. doi request reprint General practitioners' experiences of the psychological aspects in the care of a dying patient
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 6:125-31. 2008

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Inpatient psychosocial rehabilitation in rural NSW: assessment of clinically significant change for people with severe mental illness
    Ganapathi Murugesan
    Bloomfield Hospital, Greater Western Area Health Service, Orange, NSW, 2800, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:343-50. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe an inpatient psychosocial rehabilitation programme in rural New South Wales and to assess the effectiveness of the programme using measures of clinically significant change...
  2. doi request reprint Creating a database to facilitate multilevel analyses of mental health determinants and outcomes in rural and remote areas
    Philip Lane
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:207-12. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression in advanced physical illness: diagnostic and treatment issues
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:S90-3. 2009
    ..Implementing existing guidelines, including systematic assessment of risk and adapting interventions to reflect the precise needs of patients, requires strategies to help clinicians in the emotional dimensions of this caring role...
  4. pmc Do couple-based interventions make a difference for couples affected by cancer? A systematic review
    Tim W Regan
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:279. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Effectiveness of service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative review part 1
    Jeffrey D Fuller
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:72. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the evidence from peer reviewed literature regarding the effectiveness of service linkages in primary mental health care...
  6. pmc Building effective service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative review part 2
    Jeffrey D Fuller
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:66. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the factors that enable effective collaboration between specialist mental health services and primary mental health care...
  7. pmc Service network analysis for agricultural mental health
    Jeffrey D Fuller
    Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney and Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:87. 2009
    ..This study describes service networks in rural shires that relate to the mental health needs of farming families. This serves as a baseline to inform service network improvements...
  8. pmc A randomised trial of a psychosocial intervention for cancer patients integrated into routine care: the PROMPT study (promoting optimal outcomes in mood through tailored psychosocial therapies)
    Jane Turner
    Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:48. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Shared care in mental illness: A rapid review to inform implementation
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:31. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint General practitioners' experiences of the psychological aspects in the care of a dying patient
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 6:125-31. 2008
    ..This qualitative study investigated psychosocial issues faced by GPs in the management of patients receiving palliative care and investigated the themes relevant to the psychosocial care of dying patients...
  11. doi request reprint Determinants of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Room 5010, Level 5, McAuley Building, The Mater, Edith Street, Waratah, P O Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1331-42. 2011
    ..The individual and contextual factors influencing current mental health and well-being within rural communities are poorly understood...
  12. doi request reprint Mental health and well-being within rural communities: the Australian rural mental health study
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:16-24. 2010
    ..This paper outlines the methods and baseline data from a multisite cohort study of the determinants and outcomes of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measurement of psychological distress in palliative care
    Brian Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:779-89. 2006
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  14. pmc Factors associated with reported service use for mental health problems by residents of rural and remote communities: cross-sectional findings from a baseline survey
    David Perkins
    Centre of Research Excellence in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care and Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:157. 2013
    ..This paper examines professional and non-professional service use for mental health problems in rural and remote communities in Australia...
  15. pmc Contributors to suicidality in rural communities: beyond the effects of depression
    Tonelle E Handley
    Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:105. 2012
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Unintentional injury, psychological distress and depressive symptoms: is there an association for rural Australians?
    Lyn Fragar
    Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety, University of Sydney, Moree, NSW, Australia
    J Rural Health 29:12-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between unintentional injury and mental health in Australian rural communities...
  17. pmc Quality of life impact of cardiovascular and affective conditions among older residents from urban and rural communities
    Joanne Allen
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:140. 2013
    ..We examine the impact of cardiovascular and affective conditions on impairment and the potential moderating influence of comorbidity and remoteness...
  18. pmc Construct validity of the Assessment of Quality of Life - 6D (AQoL-6D) in community samples
    Joanne Allen
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:61. 2013
    ..The current paper assesses the construct, concurrent and convergent validity of the AQoL-6D in a combined longitudinal population sample drawn from across urban, regional and remote areas of Australia...
  19. doi request reprint You've got to have friends: the predictive value of social integration and support in suicidal ideation among rural communities
    Tonelle E Handley
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1281-90. 2012
    ..To explore the role of social integration and support in the longitudinal course of suicidal ideation (SI) in a rural population...
  20. pmc Individual and district-level predictors of alcohol use: cross sectional findings from a rural mental health survey in Australia
    Kerry J Inder
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:586. 2012
    ..This paper aims to investigate individual-level and district-level predictors of alcohol use in a sample of rural adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidental treatment effects of CBT on suicidal ideation and hopelessness
    Tonelle E Handley
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Affect Disord 151:275-83. 2013
    ..Limited research has evaluated the effectiveness of common depression and alcohol treatments for the reduction of suicide vulnerability in individuals experiencing comorbidity...
  22. pmc Integrating and extending cohort studies: lessons from the eXtending Treatments, Education and Networks in Depression (xTEND) study
    Joanne Allen
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:122. 2013
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal course and predictors of suicidal ideation in a rural community sample
    Tonelle E Handley
    1Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:1032-40. 2013
    ..This report uses longitudinal data and multiple time points to determine predictors of the trajectory of suicidal ideation in rural Australia...
  24. doi request reprint Factors impacting on the well-being of older residents in rural communities
    Kerry J Inder
    McAuley Centre, Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Perspect Public Health 132:182-91. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of psychiatric disorder and the wish to hasten death among terminally ill cancer patients
    Brian J Kelly
    Center for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 2:163-9. 2004
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of psychiatric disorder among a group of terminally ill cancer patients with or without a wish to hasten death (WTHD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between clinician factors and a patient's wish to hasten death: terminally ill cancer patients and their doctors
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychosomatics 45:311-8. 2004
    ..The findings support the multifactorial influences on the wish to hasten death and suggest that the role of the clinician is a vital context within which the wish to hasten death should be considered...
  27. ncbi request reprint Wisdom from the drought: recommendations from a consultative conference
    Gina Sartore
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle c Bloomfield Hospital, Forest Road, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:315-20. 2005
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Feasibility of internet-delivered mental health treatments for rural populations
    Tonelle E Handley
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Level 5, McAuley Centre, Calvary Mater Hospital, Waratah, Callaghan, NSW, 2298, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:275-82. 2014
    ..Although internet-delivered mental health treatments may offer an accessible and cost-effective answer to these barriers, there has been little evaluation of the feasibility of this approach among rural communities...
  29. doi request reprint Psychological distress of rural parents: Family influence and the role of isolation
    Denika J Novello
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:27-31. 2011
    ..This research aims to investigate patterns of psychological distress within the family system (parent dyads) across rural and remote communities and the influence of remoteness on such distress...
  30. pmc Social support and age influence distress outcomes differentially across urban, regional and remote Australia: an exploratory study
    Joanne Allen
    Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:928. 2012
    ..The current research aims to examine whether the association of psychosocial factors with psychological distress outcomes varies with increasing remoteness...
  31. doi request reprint Development of the palliative care needs assessment tool (PC-NAT) for use by multi-disciplinary health professionals
    A Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 22:956-64. 2008
    ..Further psychometric testing and an evaluation to assess the impact of the systematic use of the PC-NAT on quality of life, unmet needs and service utilisation of patients and caregivers are underway...
  32. ncbi request reprint Solastalgia: the distress caused by environmental change
    Glenn Albrecht
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:S95-8. 2007
    ..In both cases, people exposed to environmental change experienced negative affect that is exacerbated by a sense of powerlessness or lack of control over the unfolding change process...
  33. ncbi request reprint Drought and its effect on mental health--how GPs can help
    Gina Maree Sartore
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 36:990-3. 2007
    ..Of great concern for Australian rural communities is that independent of drought, the rate of suicide for some groups is higher in rural than urban communities, while access to mental health services is less...
  34. doi request reprint First-episode psychosis in rural, coastal and remote Australian communities
    Helen Stain
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Bloomfield Hospital, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 16:119-24. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate access to care and service delivery for first-episode psychosis (FEP) in rural, coastal and remote regions...
  35. doi request reprint Social networks and mental health among a farming population
    Helen J Stain
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Bloomfield Hospital, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:843-9. 2008
    ..There was a specific focus on farming communities due to previous qualitative research by the authors indicating distress by farmers in response to drought (Sartore et al. Aust Fam Phys 36(12), 990-993, 2007)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Co-morbid drug and alcohol and mental health issues in a rural New South Wales Area Health Service
    Bryan Hoolahan
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:148-53. 2006
    ..This paper will discuss concerns raised by rural service providers and consumers regarding the care of people with co-morbid D&A and mental health disorders...
  37. doi request reprint Drought, drying and climate change: emerging health issues for ageing Australians in rural areas
    Graeme Horton
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 29:2-7. 2010
    ..Adaptive health sector responses are identified to promote mitigation of this substantial emerging need as individuals and their communities experience the projected impact of climate change...
  38. doi request reprint Validity, reliability and clinical feasibility of a Needs Assessment Tool for people with progressive cancer
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:726-33. 2010
    ..Needs assessment is a valuable approach for determining the way health and social services allocate resources to people with cancer and their caregivers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mental disorders and their outcome in a community based cohort
    John R Beard
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:623-30. 2007
    ..We aimed to describe diagnostic changes in a population based cohort over a two year period, and to explore associations between a range of individual factors and recovery from, or onset of, disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Countertransference and ethics: a perspective on clinical dilemmas in end-of-life decisions
    Brian J Kelly
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 1:367-75. 2003
    ..This article reviews the literature exploring the factors the influence clinical decision making at the end of life. The interplay of ethics, countertransference and transference are explained in detail...
  41. doi request reprint Urban-rural influences on suicidality: gaps in the existing literature and recommendations for future research
    Tonelle E Handley
    Centres for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:279-83. 2011
    ..A number of limitations can be identified in existing research on suicide. Targeting these specific areas can be an important step in addressing the current gaps in knowledge relating to rural suicide prevention...
  42. doi request reprint Using cohort studies to investigate rural and remote mental health
    Kerry J Inder
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:171-8. 2011
    ..They have the potential to move understanding beyond simple prevalence to building knowledge about the trajectories of psychological distress and determinants of mental disorders and outcomes over time...
  43. doi request reprint Improving mental health capacity in rural communities: mental health first aid delivery in drought-affected rural New South Wales
    Gina Maree Sartore
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, The University of Newcastle, Orange, NSW, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:313-8. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of social network analysis to describe service links for farmers' mental health
    Jeffrey Fuller
    University Department of Rural Health Northern Rivers, University of Sydney and Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:99-106. 2007
    ..The purpose is to inform improvements in this network and to serve as a baseline against which such improvements can be evaluated...
  45. ncbi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of mental disorders in a regional population: the Northern Rivers Mental Health Study
    John R Beard
    Department of Rural Health Northern Rivers, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:674-82. 2006
    ..To map changing patterns of diagnosis and comorbidity within the cohort over a 2 year period...
  46. doi request reprint Partnerships to promote mental health of NSW farmers: the New South Wales Farmers Blueprint for Mental Health
    Lyn Fragar
    Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Moree, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:170-5. 2008
    ..To describe the process and outcome of development of a framework for planning and implementation of a range of interventions aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of farmers and farm families in New South Wales (NSW)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association between apolipoprotein E epsilon4 and neuropsychiatric symptoms during interferon alpha treatment for chronic hepatitis C
    Peter A Gochee
    Department of Surgery and Psychiatry, Univerity of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Psychosomatics 45:49-57. 2004
    ..Moreover, pathways involving APOE should be considered in understanding the pathophysiology of interferon alpha-induced neuropsychiatric complications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of delirium among oncology patients
    Vladan Ljubisavljevic
    Division of Mental Health, Princess Alexandra Hospital, 4102, Wooloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:345-52. 2003
    ..Identification of risk factors to delirium at the time of inpatient admission can be used to recognize those patients at the greatest risk and may aid prevention, early detection and treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial impact of newly diagnosed advanced breast cancer
    Jane Turner
    Department of Psychiatry, K Floor, Mental Health Centre, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Australia
    Psychooncology 14:396-407. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint National health policy: what does this mean for rural mental health research?
    Fleur Hourihan
    Aust J Rural Health 14:49-50. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic review
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Austalia
    Palliat Med 20:693-701. 2006
    ..Not many research studies seem to have specifically targeted why palliative care patients may desire hastened death, and few have focused on clinical guidelines for responding to such requests...
  52. ncbi request reprint Responding to desire to die statements from patients with advanced disease: recommendations for health professionals
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:703-10. 2006
    ..Multiple drafts of the recommendations were circulated to the authors for refinement until consensus was reached. Strategies for advancing the evidence base for the maturation of guidelines in this area are offered...
  53. ncbi request reprint Doctors and their patients: a context for understanding the wish to hasten death
    Brian Kelly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Psychooncology 12:375-84. 2003
    ....