Mike Startup

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Insight and recovery from acute psychotic episodes: the effects of cognitive behavior therapy and premature termination of treatment
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:740-5. 2006
  2. doi Immediate source-monitoring, self-focused attention and the positive symptoms of schizophrenia
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 46:1176-80. 2008
  3. doi Delusions of reference: a new theoretical model
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 14:110-26. 2009
  4. ncbi The role of self-blame for trauma as assessed by the Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory (PTCI): a self-protective cognition?
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:395-403. 2007
  5. ncbi On two kinds of delusion of reference
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 137:87-92. 2005
  6. ncbi North Wales randomized controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for acute schizophrenia spectrum disorders: two-year follow-up and economic evaluation
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:1307-16. 2005
  7. doi The criterion and discriminant validity of the Referential Thinking (REF) scale
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychol Assess 22:65-9. 2010
  8. ncbi North Wales randomized controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for acute schizophrenia spectrum disorders: outcomes at 6 and 12 months
    M Startup
    School of Behavioral Sciences, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:413-22. 2004
  9. ncbi Anomalous experiences and the contents of persecutory delusions during acute psychotic episodes
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Psychother 76:315-22. 2003
  10. ncbi The concurrent validity of the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF)
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 41:417-22. 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi Insight and recovery from acute psychotic episodes: the effects of cognitive behavior therapy and premature termination of treatment
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:740-5. 2006
    ..Possible explanations for these contrasting patterns, in terms of resilience, attachment styles, and an insecure sense of self, are discussed...
  2. doi Immediate source-monitoring, self-focused attention and the positive symptoms of schizophrenia
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 46:1176-80. 2008
    ..The importance for externalization of self-focused attention and of the emotional salience of the elicited thoughts was not supported...
  3. doi Delusions of reference: a new theoretical model
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 14:110-26. 2009
    ..Evidence has now emerged that there are two kinds of delusion of reference. One of these, referential delusions of communication, which involves beliefs that others are communicating in subtle, nonverbal ways, is the focus of this paper...
  4. ncbi The role of self-blame for trauma as assessed by the Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory (PTCI): a self-protective cognition?
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:395-403. 2007
    ..Possible interpretations of these results, in terms of statistical suppressor effects and the protective role of behavioural self-blame, are discussed...
  5. ncbi On two kinds of delusion of reference
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 137:87-92. 2005
    ..Only delusions of observation were associated with hallucinations and persecutory ideation. Delusions of communication showed few significant correlations with other symptoms and therefore appear to require different explanations...
  6. ncbi North Wales randomized controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for acute schizophrenia spectrum disorders: two-year follow-up and economic evaluation
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:1307-16. 2005
    ..The aims of the present study were to discover if the benefits of CBT for acute schizophrenia which were found 1 year after index admission persist for another year, and to evaluate the comparative costs of providing CBT...
  7. doi The criterion and discriminant validity of the Referential Thinking (REF) scale
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychol Assess 22:65-9. 2010
    ..REF scores correlated significantly with the severity of the patients' DoRs but not their AVHs. The interpretation of REF scores as a measure of proneness to simple and guilty ideas of reference was supported...
  8. ncbi North Wales randomized controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for acute schizophrenia spectrum disorders: outcomes at 6 and 12 months
    M Startup
    School of Behavioral Sciences, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:413-22. 2004
    ..The aim of this trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of CBT for in-patients suffering acute psychotic episodes, when delivered under conditions representative of current clinical practice...
  9. ncbi Anomalous experiences and the contents of persecutory delusions during acute psychotic episodes
    Mike Startup
    School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Psychother 76:315-22. 2003
    ..Theoretical explanations need to be elaborated to account for the variety of contents that can be identified reliably. Associations with anomalous experiences might guide such elaborations...
  10. ncbi The concurrent validity of the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF)
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 41:417-22. 2002
    ..Few studies of the validity of the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) have been published and none has shown how GAF ratings are associated with concurrent ratings of symptoms and social functioning. This article provides such data...
  11. doi Referential delusions of communication and reality discrimination deficits in psychosis
    Sandra Bucci
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:323-34. 2008
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  12. ncbi Referential delusions of communication and interpretations of gestures
    Sandra Bucci
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 158:27-34. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the difficulties that people with delusions of communication experience in understanding gestures can be explained, at least in part, by the misattribution of self-generated internal events to external sources...
  13. ncbi Insight, social functioning and readmission to hospital in patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: prospective associations
    Mike Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 178:17-22. 2010
    ..The general aim of improving clinical outcomes would probably be better met with interventions designed to improve functioning rather than interventions to improve insight...
  14. doi The relationship between internalized stigma, negative symptoms and social functioning in schizophrenia: the mediating role of self-efficacy
    Kimberley Hill
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 206:151-7. 2013
    ..Further analyses however did not support the mediational role of self-efficacy. The theoretical and clinical implications of the findings, together with recommendations for future research, are outlined...
  15. doi The role of effort, cognitive expectancy appraisals and coping style in the maintenance of the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
    Rachel Avery
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 167:36-46. 2009
    ..These results suggest that, in addition to neuropsychological variables, psychological variables are important for understanding negative symptoms in acute schizophrenia...
  16. ncbi Mood state dependency of dysfunctional attitudes in bipolar affective disorder
    Anet Babakhani
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 17:397-414. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess dysfunctional attitudes of participants with BAD, and control participants with no previous psychiatric histories, after mood inductions...
  17. doi Doing Anger Differently: two controlled trials of percussion group psychotherapy for adolescent reactive aggression
    Michael Currie
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Adolesc 35:843-53. 2012
    ..In study 2 (N = 65), aggression-reports fell to one fifth of pre-treatment levels at nine months follow-up (d = -1.2), with lowered trait anger (d = -0.4) and anger expression (d = -0.3) post-treatment...
  18. doi Autobiographical memory specificity in borderline personality disorder: associations with co-morbid depression and intellectual ability
    Tamar Reid
    University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 49:413-20. 2010
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  19. ncbi The role of overgeneral autobiographical memory in the development of adult depression following childhood trauma
    Elizabeth Burnside
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:365-76. 2004
    ..This study investigated whether AM has a role in the development of adult depression in survivors of CSA and whether it is related to circumstances of CSA...
  20. doi Patient characteristics associated with GP referral to the Access to Allied Psychological Services Program: a case-control study
    Gillian R Maddock
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:435-44. 2012
    ..It is not known how GPs might select patients for referral. We explored which characteristics identified ATAPS patients compared to usual GP patients...
  21. ncbi Schizotypy, dissociative experiences and childhood abuse: relationships among self-report measures
    M Startup
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 38:333-44. 1999
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  22. ncbi Risk factors for transition to first episode psychosis among individuals with 'at-risk mental states'
    Oliver Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Schizophr Res 71:227-37. 2004
    ..These predictors are consistent with a picture of poor premorbid functioning that further declines in the period up to transition...