Gordon B Parker

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1066. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The 'magic button question' for those with a mood disorder--would they wish to re-live their condition?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:419-24. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression severity and symptoms across depressive sub-types
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, BDI Building, Hospital Road, Randwick, 2031 Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 167:351-7. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder: does gender distort scores and case-finding estimates?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 162:55-60. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Is borderline personality disorder a mood disorder?
    Gordon Parker
    Gordon Parker, AO, MD, PhD, DSC, FRANZCP, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia Email
    Br J Psychiatry 204:252-3. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Paradigms lost and gained: has psychiatry in Australasia lost its voice?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Psychiatrist, Black Dog Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:402-5. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new prototypic measure of melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:835-41. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychostimulants for managing unipolar and bipolar treatment-resistant melancholic depression: a medium-term evaluation of cost benefits
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 151:360-4. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The Mood Assessment Program is now on the Australian map
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:254-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The 'real world' utility of a web-based bipolar disorder screening measure
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:373-80. 2013

Detail Information

Publications158 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1066. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The 'magic button question' for those with a mood disorder--would they wish to re-live their condition?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:419-24. 2012
    ..To determine any positive aspects of living with a clinical mood disorder, and indirectly address the question--"If you could live your life again, would you press the 'magic button' to experience life without a mood disorder?"..
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression severity and symptoms across depressive sub-types
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, BDI Building, Hospital Road, Randwick, 2031 Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 167:351-7. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder: does gender distort scores and case-finding estimates?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 162:55-60. 2014
    ..We examine the possible contribution of the latter by examining one screening measure-the Mood Swings Questionnaire (MSQ)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is borderline personality disorder a mood disorder?
    Gordon Parker
    Gordon Parker, AO, MD, PhD, DSC, FRANZCP, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia Email
    Br J Psychiatry 204:252-3. 2014
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Paradigms lost and gained: has psychiatry in Australasia lost its voice?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Psychiatrist, Black Dog Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:402-5. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to identify international paradigm shifts since 1950 in psychiatric theorising and management models...
  7. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new prototypic measure of melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:835-41. 2013
    ..Replication of these findings in other samples with independent raters is recommended. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychostimulants for managing unipolar and bipolar treatment-resistant melancholic depression: a medium-term evaluation of cost benefits
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 151:360-4. 2013
    ..We designed an extension study to examine cost benefits of psychostimulants more closely for those only with melancholic depression...
  9. doi request reprint The Mood Assessment Program is now on the Australian map
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:254-7. 2013
    ..To report on the wide uptake and utility of the freely available Mood Assessment Program (MAP) since its introduction as a tool to assist diagnosis and management of mood disorders...
  10. doi request reprint The 'real world' utility of a web-based bipolar disorder screening measure
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:373-80. 2013
    ..To determine whether those completing a self-report bipolar self-test measure and identified as having a likely bipolar disorder judged the self-test as useful and had a subsequent superior illness course...
  11. doi request reprint Costs of the principal mood disorders: a study of comparative direct and indirect costs incurred by those with bipolar I, bipolar II and unipolar disorders
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Randwick, Australia
    J Affect Disord 149:46-55. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Identifying antecedent and illness course variables differentiating bipolar I, bipolar II and unipolar disorders
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 148:202-9. 2013
    ..We sought to identify illness antecedents and correlates that may assist their differentiation and complement clinical symptoms...
  13. doi request reprint Bipolar depression: prototypically melancholic in its clinical features
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:331-7. 2013
    ..While there have been some relatively consistent individual features identified, no clear clinical phenotype has been defined for bipolar depression...
  14. doi request reprint Does age impact on rating melancholic and non-melancholic depressive symptoms?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:318-24. 2013
    ..One possible factor is age, and its possible influence led to the current study examining the impact of age on the reporting of melancholic and non-melancholic depressive symptoms...
  15. doi request reprint Do practitioners managing mood disorders work to a sub-typing or a 'one size fits all' model?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:17-21. 2013
    ..To assess whether psychiatrists in the community operate to a sub-typing model of mood disorders when choosing psychotropic medications...
  16. doi request reprint Out of the darkness: the impact of a mood disorder over time
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:487-91. 2012
    ..Being diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder has a significant impact on an individual's life. This paper reports data examining how patients view having had such a condition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities in bipolar disorder: models and management
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 193:S18-20. 2010
    ..Successful management of bipolar disorder often involves the development of a wellbeing plan that addresses comorbid issues iterative to the bipolar disorder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder: assessment and management
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:240-3. 2007
    ..General practitioners are increasingly aware of the bipolar disorders and of being required to adopt a management role...
  19. ncbi request reprint Atypical depression: a valid subtype?
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and the Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:18-22. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical differentiation of bipolar II disorder from personality-based "emotional dysregulation" conditions
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 133:16-21. 2011
    ..This paper provides a clinical vignette and then offers some indicative parameters that might assist differentiation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Through a glass darkly: the disutility of the DSM nosology of depressive disorders
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 51:879-86. 2006
    ..To demonstrate that the dimension-weighted DSM-IV model for classifying the depressive disorders lacks utility...
  22. ncbi request reprint Identifying "paradigm failures" contributing to treatment-resistant depression
    G B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 87:185-91. 2005
    ..Treatment resistant depression" is likely to emerge from a number of factors, including application of the wrong diagnostic and treatment models...
  23. doi request reprint Do the old psychostimulant drugs have a role in managing treatment-resistant depression?
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:308-14. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint SSRIs as mood stabilizers for Bipolar II Disorder? A proof of concept study
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 92:205-14. 2006
    ..We examined whether SSRIs are a mood stabilizer for Bipolar II Disorder...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting the depression researcher: initial investigations
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:404-5. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Depression in the Chinese: the impact of acculturation
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:1475-83. 2005
    ..We report a study from a western region examining the impact of acculturation on depression to clarify the role of cultural factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relationship between self-reported childhood behavioral inhibition and lifetime anxiety disorders in a clinical sample
    Gemma L Gladstone
    University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 22:103-13. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the existing risk-factor literature and support the hypothesis that an early inhibited temperament may be a significant precursor to later anxiety, especially social anxiety disorder...
  28. ncbi request reprint On the breeding of coauthors: just call me Al
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:650-1. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Examination stress in Singapore primary schoolchildren: how compliance by subjects can impact on study results
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:239-43. 2003
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Measurement of well-being in the workplace: the development of the work well-being questionnaire
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:394-7. 2011
    ..The refined measure should enable individuals and employers to quantify the levels of support and well-being provided by employing organizations...
  31. doi request reprint Evaluating the utility of a bipolar self-test screening measure
    Gordon Parker
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:317-20. 2011
    ..To detail the methodology of an online study designed to test the utility of a bipolar self-test screening measure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical and personality correlates of a new measure of depression: a general practice study
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Clinic, Black Dog Institute, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:104-9. 2003
    ..We therefore test the usefulness of a measure developed in a sample of medically ill hospitalized patients...
  33. doi request reprint Discriminating melancholic and non-melancholic depression by prototypic clinical features
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 144:199-207. 2013
    ..We pursue its prototypic clinical pattern to determine if this advances its delineation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 1-year outcome in depression
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:56-64. 2000
    ..Second, we assessed baseline predictors of 1-year outcome and recovery status. Third, we examined the extent to which predictors showed consistency across the variable definitions of outcome and recovery...
  35. ncbi request reprint A comparative mental health literacy survey of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals in Singapore
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:627-36. 2000
    ..Second, to compare the psychiatrists' judgements with those of Australian psychiatrists...
  36. ncbi request reprint Is depression a chronic illness? Parker opposes the motion
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Chronic Illn 1:107-12. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Valid assessment of the clinical features of depression by relatives appears to slip under the RADAR
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Price of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:92-6. 2003
    ..We report on the development of an observational measure designed for completion by relatives, the Recent Appearance of Depression Assessed by Relatives (RADAR), and consider its validity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Properties of the temperament and character inventory in a Chinese sample
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:367-73. 2003
    ..To determine the influence of language and culture on the temperament and character (TCI) measure in a Chinese sample...
  39. ncbi request reprint A diagnostic profile of those who return a false positive assignment on bipolar screening measures
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 141:34-9. 2012
    ..Our aim was to identify the diagnostic profile of patients classified as 'false positives' on two bipolar screening measures; the Mood Swings Questionnaire (MSQ) and the Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ)...
  40. doi request reprint Cyclothymia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 29:487-94. 2012
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  41. doi request reprint Examining the utility of the Black Dog Institute's online Mood Assessment Program in clinical practice
    Gordon Parker
    University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:49-52. 2012
    ..To examine qualitatively the usefulness of the Mood Assessment Program (MAP) 12 months after an online version for patients was made available for access by Australian health practitioners...
  42. doi request reprint Is context everything to the definition of clinical depression? A test of the Horwitz and Wakefield postulate
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:1034-8. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Does testing for bimodality clarify whether the bipolar disorders are categorically or dimensionally different to unipolar depressive disorders?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 137:135-8. 2012
    ..Two previous studies have failed to demonstrate bimodality. We undertook a third study...
  44. doi request reprint Mood effects of the amino acids tryptophan and tyrosine: 'Food for Thought' III
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:417-26. 2011
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Treating depression with the evidence-based psychotherapies: a critique of the evidence
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:352-9. 2007
    ..While Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) have been positioned as first-line evidence-based treatments for depression, we suggest that limitations to the 'evidence' deserve wider appreciation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder: the utility and comparative properties of the MSS and MDQ measures
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 109:83-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to further determine the diagnostic utility of the Mood Swings Survey (MSS) in distinguishing bipolar and unipolar disorders, and draw comparisons between this measure and the widely-used Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ)...
  47. ncbi request reprint A spectrum model for depressive conditions: extrapolation of the atypical depression prototype
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 103:155-63. 2007
    ..We aimed to pursue the relevance and define the boundaries of a 'spectrum model' for the depressive disorders, where definition is based on personality style, clinical pattern and coping repertoires...
  48. ncbi request reprint The Black Dog Institute Depression Clinic: a subtyping model in practice
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 14:300-3. 2006
    ..This paper describes clinic nuances and the impact on diagnosis and management for the first 100 patients assessed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing bipolar and unipolar disorders: an isomer model
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 96:67-73. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Lower rates of depression in westernised Chinese in the US
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 104:175-8. 2007
    ..We therefore sought to determine whether reported rates of depressive disorders differ in resident Chinese and matched non-Chinese controls in a large US community survey...
  51. ncbi request reprint Chocolate craving when depressed: a personality marker
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 191:351-2. 2007
    ..The simple question of depression-associated chocolate craving appeared an efficient discriminator of DSM-IV atypical depression symptoms...
  52. pmc Is depression overdiagnosed? Yes
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    BMJ 335:328. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Medical student observations on a career in psychiatry
    Tessa Wigney
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:726-31. 2007
    ..Interest in training in psychiatry appears to be in decline. To pursue reasons why a career in psychiatry is not regarded as an attractive option for trainees, attitudes of senior Australian medical students were surveyed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Judged effectiveness of differing antidepressant strategies by those with clinical depression
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:32-7. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Quantified superiority of cognitive behaviour therapy to antidepressant drugs: a challenge to an earlier meta-analysis
    G B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:91-7. 2008
    ..The study aimed to review the conclusion of a previously published meta-analysis which quantified distinct superiority of cognitive therapy to antidepressant drug-therapy (P < 0.0001)...
  56. ncbi request reprint The Mood Assessment Program: a computerised diagnostic tool for deriving management plans for mood disorders
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S126-8. 2008
    ..The program will be rolled out over the next 6 months as a formal evaluative tool for wide assessment and application by general practitioners, and subsequently to assist a broader range of health practitioners...
  57. ncbi request reprint Bipolar II disorder--diagnostic and management lessons for health practitioners from a coronial inquest
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:81-3. 2011
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  58. doi request reprint GAD is good? Generalized anxiety disorder predicts a superior five-year outcome following an acute coronary syndrome
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Hospital Rd, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 188:383-9. 2011
    ....
  59. doi request reprint The impact of detecting bipolar disorder in previously diagnosed unipolar patients at a specialist depression clinic
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:419-22. 2011
    ..Future studies examining the impact of diagnosing a bipolar disorder would therefore benefit from the close consideration of the optimal control group or control strategy...
  60. doi request reprint Evaluating the first 1000 patients referred to a specialist depression clinic: a case for tertiary referral facilities
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 131:52-8. 2011
    ..We report on the assessment and outcome of the first 1000 patients referred to a tertiary referral depression clinic established to assess the utility of diagnostic sub-typing on clinical course of illness...
  61. doi request reprint Tolerance to desvenlafaxine in rapid metabolizing depressed patients
    Gordon B Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 26:84-7. 2011
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  62. doi request reprint Gender differences in depression
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:429-36. 2010
    ..Finally, the impact of gender on response to differing antidepressant therapies is considered briefly...
  63. doi request reprint Will a new genotyping test help the clinician predict response to antidepressant drugs?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:413-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to evaluate the accuracy of a new genotyping test (Antidepressant PredictAR) in assigning patients as likely 'poor', 'rapid' or 'normal' metabolizers of antidepressant drugs...
  64. doi request reprint Specificity of depression following an acute coronary syndrome to an adverse outcome extends over five years
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 185:347-52. 2011
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  65. doi request reprint Personality and self-reported treatment effectiveness in depression
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:518-25. 2009
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Is bipolar II depression phenotypically distinctive?
    G B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:446-55. 2009
    ..We examine the depressive symptom profile of bipolar II disorder patients compared with a comparator (composite) group of those with unipolar depression, with stratification by melancholic and non-melancholic subtypes...
  67. doi request reprint Management of depression by general practitioners: impact of physician gender
    Gordon B Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:355-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether anecdotal claims of gender differences in the treatment of depression by general practitioners (GPs) existed in practice...
  68. doi request reprint Atypical depression: retrospective self-reporting of treatment effectiveness
    G Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:213-21. 2009
    ..This study compares ratings of effectiveness for a range of treatments, amongst depressed subjects with and without atypical features...
  69. doi request reprint Measuring melancholia: the utility of a prototypic symptom approach
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 39:989-98. 2009
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  70. ncbi request reprint How should mood disorders be modelled?
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:841-50. 2008
    ..In essence, identifying syndromal 'fuzzy sets' from phenotypic and aetiological clustering, a model that occurs in the rest of medicine...
  71. doi request reprint Alert: inaccurate lithium assay results
    Gordon Parker
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:643-5. 2008
    ..At that latter time the spuriously low lithium levels reported on the assay risked dispelling any clinical suspicion of lithium toxicity, although toxicity was later confirmed...
  72. ncbi request reprint Timing is everything: the onset of depression and acute coronary syndrome outcome
    Gordon B Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 64:660-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the timing of the depressive episode and 1-year cardiovascular outcome in recruited patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluating treatments for the mood disorders: time for the evidence to get real
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:408-14. 2004
    ..To detail limitations to level I evidence derived from randomised controlled trials of antidepressant treatments and which is held to be fundamental to the development and validity of treatment guidelines...
  74. ncbi request reprint Sub-grouping non-melancholic major depression using both clinical and aetiological features
    G Parker
    Senior Psychiatry Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:217-25. 1999
    ..Here, we address the same objective but combine both sets of variables, and contrast the combined solution with each of the contributing ones...
  75. ncbi request reprint Defining disordered personality functioning
    Gordon Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Pers Disord 16:503-22. 2002
    ..We review candidate constructs for the definition of disordered functioning and consider how constructs might be refined in subsequent research and lead to applied measures...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mental health literacy beliefs. A comparison of psychiatric trained nurses and enrolled nurses in Singapore
    Soo Gim Yeo
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 41:34-41. 2003
    ..Results demonstrate the effect of greater psychiatric education and training, received by psychiatric trained nurses, on mental health literacy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Which antidepressants flick the switch?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Dis orders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Randwick 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:464-8. 2003
    ..This overview considers the capacity of antidepressant drugs, and particularly the new classes, to induce manic switching in depressed patients...
  78. ncbi request reprint Influence of symptom attribution on reporting depression and recourse to treatment
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Dis orders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Randwick 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:469-74. 2003
    ..A Bristol general practice study demonstrated the extent to which patients' attribution style influences psychological diagnostic case rates. We pursue this issue and several implications in this Australian study...
  79. ncbi request reprint An Australian validation study of the temperament and character inventory
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:359-66. 2003
    ..To assess the validity of the temperament and character inventory (TCI) measure in an Australian sample...
  80. ncbi request reprint Modelling late-life depression
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1102-9. 2003
    ..To determine if we could find support for a three-class depression sub-typing model (and identify differentiating constituent clinical features) in a sample of elderly depressed patients...
  81. ncbi request reprint Measuring disordered personality functioning: to love and to work reprised
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Syndey, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:230-9. 2004
    ..Current limitations to diagnosing and measuring the personality disorders encouraged a set of studies seeking to provide an alternate approach to modeling and measuring disordered personality function...
  82. ncbi request reprint A question of style: refining the dimensions of personality disorder style
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry and the Mood Disorders Unit, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Pers Disord 15:300-18. 2001
    ..The study should assist measurement of individual PDs by identifying items and constructs that build to more homogeneous dimensions that define lower-order and higher-order PD traits...
  83. ncbi request reprint Capacity of the 10-item Depression in the Medically Ill screening measure to detect depression 'caseness' in psychiatric out-patients
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 127:283-7. 2004
    ..Analyses suggest useful items for clinicians to determine depression caseness status...
  84. ncbi request reprint Critique of the guidelines for the treatment of depression: flaws in the construction
    Gordon Parker
    University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:885-90. 2004
    ..To examine the likely utility of the recently published Australian and New Zealand clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of depression...
  85. ncbi request reprint Atypical depression: a reappraisal
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1470-9. 2002
    ..The study evaluated the DSM-IV definition of the atypical features specifier for a major depressive episode in major depressive disorder...
  86. ncbi request reprint Assessing outcome in community mental health patients: a comparative analysis of measures
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:11-9. 2002
    ..Overall improvement in that sample allowed for comparative analyses of the key measures in terms of their ability to measure and to predict outcome...
  87. ncbi request reprint Are the newer antidepressant drugs as effective as established physical treatments? Results from an Australasian clinical panel review
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:874-81. 1999
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  88. ncbi request reprint Costing depression and its management: an Australian study
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, The University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:290-9. 2000
    ..To examine the cost impact of referral to a Mood Disorders Unit (MDU), by comparing pre-service and post-service costs, and MDU and control samples...
  89. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month outcome of nonmelancholic depressive subjects: refinement of subgroups by examination of trajectories
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 12:219-25. 2000
    ..Thus, clinical definition does have predictive utility in such a group...
  90. ncbi request reprint How long does it take for antidepressant therapies to act?
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Psychiatry Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:65-70. 2000
    ..To review the proposition that antidepressants have a delayed onset of action by employing measurement and analytic strategies that overcome problems confounding interpretation of many efficacy studies...
  91. ncbi request reprint The development of a brief screening measure of emotional distress in children
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:221-5. 2001
    ..Here, girls and boys received identical total scores, scores were also independent of the number of children in the family and of ordinal position, and mothers returned higher scores than fathers...
  92. ncbi request reprint Depression in the planet's largest ethnic group: the Chinese
    G Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 158:857-64. 2001
    ..to deny depression or express it somatically, examined the possible determinants of those characteristics, and explored implications of the findings for the diagnosis and management of depression in China and for psychiatry in the WEST:..
  93. ncbi request reprint Adolescent depression: a review
    G Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit, School of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:572-80. 2001
    ..To review the characteristic clinical, illness course and risk factors to adolescent depression...
  94. ncbi request reprint Are atypical antipsychotic drugs also atypical antidepressants?
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:631-8. 2001
    ..To report a case series and review the psychopharmacology of the neuroleptic drugs to suggest that the atypical antipsychotic drugs may have an antidepressant action, at least for those patients with the melancholic subtype...
  95. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine augmentation in the treatment of melancholia: the trajectory of improvement in rapid responders
    G Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit and School of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 17:87-9. 2002
    ..Such findings may assist in an understanding of the mechanisms underlying augmentation with atypical neuroleptic drugs...
  96. ncbi request reprint Treatment-resistant depression: when antidepressant drug intolerance may indicate food intolerance
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:263-5. 2002
    ..To describe a patient with food intolerance probably contributing to depressive symptoms, intolerance to psychotropic medication and treatment resistance...
  97. ncbi request reprint Progressing a spectrum model for defining non-melancholic depression
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:139-43. 2005
    ..To further develop a 'spectrum model' for non-melancholic disorders that encompasses underlying personality styles and clinical patterning...
  98. ncbi request reprint Self-harming in depressed patients: pattern analysis
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:899-906. 2005
    ..As deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a common concomitant of depressive disorders, we undertook a study examining the relevance of possible determinants and correlates of DSH...
  99. ncbi request reprint Depression and help-seeking in a western sample of 'highly acculturated' Chinese and controls
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 94:239-42. 2006
    ..It is commonly reported that "the Chinese" have low rates of depression, partially reflecting a greater tendency to somatize and to be less likely to seek help...
  100. ncbi request reprint Sleeping in? The impact of age and depressive sub-type on hypersomnia
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 90:73-6. 2006
    ..While early morning wakening is held to be a classic feature of melancholia, we investigate the clinical observation that young patients with melancholia and bipolar depression tend to be more likely to report hypersomnia...
  101. ncbi request reprint What is the place of psychological treatments in mood disorders?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:137-45. 2007
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