Sukanta Saha

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thought experiments on the incidence and prevalence of schizophrenia "under the influence" of cannabis
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Addiction 102:514-5; discussion 516-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The co-occurrence of common mental and physical disorders within Australian families: a national population-based study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:754-61. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Social support and delusional-like experiences: a nationwide population-based study
    S Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:203-12. 2012
  4. pmc The association between physical health and delusional-like experiences: a general population study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18566. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence of schizophrenia does not vary with economic status of the country: evidence from a systematic review
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD, 4076, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:338-40. 2006
  6. pmc The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:202. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Paternal and maternal age as risk factors for psychosis: findings from Denmark, Sweden and Australia
    Ossama El-Saadi
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland Q4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 67:227-36. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The association between delusional-like experiences and suicidal thoughts and behaviour
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 132:197-202. 2011
  9. pmc A systematic review of the prevalence of schizophrenia
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    PLoS Med 2:e141. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The association between trauma and delusional-like experiences
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 189:259-64. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Thought experiments on the incidence and prevalence of schizophrenia "under the influence" of cannabis
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Addiction 102:514-5; discussion 516-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The co-occurrence of common mental and physical disorders within Australian families: a national population-based study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:754-61. 2013
    ..The aim of this research was to describe the within-family co-occurrence of selected common physical and mental disorders in a population-based sample...
  3. doi request reprint Social support and delusional-like experiences: a nationwide population-based study
    S Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:203-12. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the association between social support and DLEs using a large, nationally representative community sample...
  4. pmc The association between physical health and delusional-like experiences: a general population study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18566. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore associations between the common physical disorders and DLE using a large population sample...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence of schizophrenia does not vary with economic status of the country: evidence from a systematic review
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD, 4076, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:338-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between economic status and the underlying incidence of schizophrenia based on a recently published systematic review of the incidence of schizophrenia...
  6. pmc The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:202. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the association between DLE and three commonly used substances--tobacco, alcohol and cannabis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Paternal and maternal age as risk factors for psychosis: findings from Denmark, Sweden and Australia
    Ossama El-Saadi
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland Q4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 67:227-36. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine both paternal and maternal age as risk factors for the broader category of psychosis...
  8. doi request reprint The association between delusional-like experiences and suicidal thoughts and behaviour
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 132:197-202. 2011
    ..Whilst it is well known that psychotic disorders increase the risk of suicide, it is unclear if DLEs are also associated with suicidal thoughts and behaviour. This study aims to explore these variables in a large population-based sample...
  9. pmc A systematic review of the prevalence of schizophrenia
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    PLoS Med 2:e141. 2005
    ..The aims of this review are to systematically identify and collate studies describing the prevalence of schizophrenia, to summarize the findings of these studies, and to explore selected factors that may influence prevalence estimates...
  10. doi request reprint The association between trauma and delusional-like experiences
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 189:259-64. 2011
    ..Further understanding of biological and cognitive pathways is required to unravel the association between trauma exposure and delusional-like experiences...
  11. doi request reprint The association between family history of mental disorder and delusional-like experiences: a general population study
    Daniel Varghese
    Department of Psychiatry, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 156:478-83. 2011
    ..DLE are associated with a family history of a wide range of mental disorders. These findings suggest that familial factors associated with DLE may be shared with a wide range of common mental disorders...
  12. doi request reprint Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Lancet 380:2163-96. 2012
    ..Neither effort quantified uncertainty in prevalence or years lived with disability (YLDs)...
  13. doi request reprint Schizophrenia: a concise overview of incidence, prevalence, and mortality
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 30:67-76. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the epidemiology of schizophrenia is characterized by prominent variability and gradients that can help guide future research...
  14. doi request reprint Maternal age and paternal age are associated with distinct childhood behavioural outcomes in a general population birth cohort
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Richlands Q4077, Australia
    Schizophr Res 115:130-5. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between paternal and maternal ages and selected behavioural measures in children using a large birth cohort...
  15. doi request reprint The association between general psychological distress and delusional-like experiences: a large population-based study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 127:246-51. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the association between general psychological distress and DLE adjusting for the presence of psychiatric disorders in a large population-based sample...
  16. doi request reprint Modelling disease frequency measures in schizophrenia epidemiology
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental He Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Sumner Park, Q4074, Australia
    Schizophr Res 104:246-54. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of the incidence and prevalence of schizophrenia: conceptual and methodological issues
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Richlands, Q4077, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:55-61. 2008
    ..When used with appropriate caution, meta-analysis can complement the synthesis of frequency data in epidemiology; however, researchers interested in variation should not rely on meta-analysis alone...
  18. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of mortality in schizophrenia: is the differential mortality gap worsening over time?
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol Q4076, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1123-31. 2007
    ..Despite improvements in mental health services in recent decades, it is unclear whether the risk of mortality in schizophrenia has changed over time...
  19. pmc A systematic review of the incidence of schizophrenia: the distribution of rates and the influence of sex, urbanicity, migrant status and methodology
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Q4076, Australia
    BMC Med 2:13. 2004
    ..The aims of this review are to systematically identify studies related to the incidence of schizophrenia, to describe the key features of these studies, and to explore the distribution of rates derived from these studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Season of birth is associated with anthropometric and neurocognitive outcomes during infancy and childhood in a general population birth cohort
    John J McGrath
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD, Australia
    Schizophr Res 81:91-100. 2006
    ..Winter/spring birth, while associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia, is generally associated with superior outcomes with respect to physical and cognitive development...
  21. doi request reprint A systematic review of the association between common single nucleotide polymorphisms and 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Richlands Q4077, Australia
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:471-7. 2010
    ..Further research is required in order to clarify the genetic architecture underlying 25OHD serum concentrations, and to unravel the mechanisms of action responsible for these associations...
  22. doi request reprint Efficacy of risperidone in children with disruptive behavioural disorders
    Michael J Duhig
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:19-26. 2013
    ..Research using rigorous methodology examining the long-term outcomes of efficacy and safety are required to inform clinicians and families of the therapeutic benefits and risks of risperidone in this clinical population...
  23. doi request reprint 'Earning and learning' in those with psychotic disorders: the second Australian national survey of psychosis
    Geoffrey Waghorn
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Park Centre for Mental Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:774-85. 2012
    ..As part of the second Australian survey of psychosis, we assessed labour force activity and participation in formal education among working age adults with psychotic disorders...
  24. pmc Directional and fluctuating asymmetry in finger and a-b ridge counts in psychosis: a case-control study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 3:3. 2003
    ..Because ridges are fully formed by the end of the second trimester, they may provide clues to disturbed early development. The aim of this study was to assess these measures in a sample of patients with psychosis and normal controls...
  25. pmc Health states for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder within the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study
    Alize J Ferrari
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 10:16. 2012
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  26. pmc Service use for mental health problems in people with delusional-like experiences: a nationwide population based survey
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia School of Medicine, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e71951. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate mental health service use by people with DLEs...
  27. pmc Advanced paternal age is associated with impaired neurocognitive outcomes during infancy and childhood
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Richlands, Australia
    PLoS Med 6:e40. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between paternal age and performance on neurocognitive measures during infancy and childhood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seasonal fluctuations in birth weight and neonatal limb length; does prenatal vitamin D influence neonatal size and shape?
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 81:609-18. 2005
    ..Birth weight is known to fluctuate with season of birth, however, there is little information about seasonal variation in neonatal anthropometric measures...