Neil J Preston

Summary

Affiliation: Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales: validating factorial structure and invariance across two health services
    N J Preston
    Mental Health Services, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:512-9; discussion 520-1. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A statewide evaluation system for early psychosis
    Neil J Preston
    Early Intervention Psychosis Program, Directorate of Mental Health, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, PO Box 480, Fremantle, Western Australia 6959, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:421-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in premorbid adjustment of patients with first episode psychosis
    Neil J Preston
    Mental Health Directorate, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, P O Box 480, WA 6160, Australia
    Schizophr Res 55:285-90. 2002
  4. pmc Assessing the outcome of compulsory psychiatric treatment in the community: epidemiological study in Western Australia
    Neil J Preston
    Mental Health Directorate, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, PO Box 480 Fremantle, WA 6160, Australia
    BMJ 324:1244. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting community survival in early psychosis and schizophrenia populations after receiving intensive case management
    N J Preston
    Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:122-8. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Establishing the efficacy and cost effectiveness of community intensive case management of long-term mentally ill: a matched control group study
    N J Preston
    Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:114-21. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint What determines compulsory community treatment? A logistic regression analysis using linked mental health and offender databases
    Jianguo Xiao
    Mental Health Directorate, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:613-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The brief symptom inventory and the positive and negative syndrome scale: discriminate validity between a self-reported and observational measure of psychopathology
    Neil J Preston
    Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, WA, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 44:220-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A group intervention which assists patients with dual diagnosis reduce their drug use: a randomized controlled trial
    W James
    Alma Street Centre, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, WA 6160, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:983-90. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized and non-randomized evidence for the effect of compulsory community and involuntary out-patient treatment on health service use: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stephen Kisely
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Psychol Med 37:3-14. 2007

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales: validating factorial structure and invariance across two health services
    N J Preston
    Mental Health Services, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:512-9; discussion 520-1. 2000
    ..This paper attempts to investigate whether similar health services rate the HoNOS with equivalent psychometric calibration...
  2. ncbi request reprint A statewide evaluation system for early psychosis
    Neil J Preston
    Early Intervention Psychosis Program, Directorate of Mental Health, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, PO Box 480, Fremantle, Western Australia 6959, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:421-8. 2003
    ..We describe patients in terms of symptoms, substance use, social functioning and family burden, and examine the effectiveness of treatment programmes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in premorbid adjustment of patients with first episode psychosis
    Neil J Preston
    Mental Health Directorate, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, P O Box 480, WA 6160, Australia
    Schizophr Res 55:285-90. 2002
    ....
  4. pmc Assessing the outcome of compulsory psychiatric treatment in the community: epidemiological study in Western Australia
    Neil J Preston
    Mental Health Directorate, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, PO Box 480 Fremantle, WA 6160, Australia
    BMJ 324:1244. 2002
    ..To examine whether community treatment orders for psychiatric patients reduce subsequent use of health services in comparison with control patients not placed on an order...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting community survival in early psychosis and schizophrenia populations after receiving intensive case management
    N J Preston
    Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:122-8. 2000
    ..The study was undertaken to assess whether social and living skills functioning predicted community survival between subjects with chronic schizophrenia and early episode psychosis after receiving assertive community-based case management...
  6. ncbi request reprint Establishing the efficacy and cost effectiveness of community intensive case management of long-term mentally ill: a matched control group study
    N J Preston
    Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:114-21. 2000
    ..Costings were measured to observe whether the increase in providing intensive outpatient contacts would be offset by savings in reduced inpatient service utilisation...
  7. ncbi request reprint What determines compulsory community treatment? A logistic regression analysis using linked mental health and offender databases
    Jianguo Xiao
    Mental Health Directorate, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:613-8. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The brief symptom inventory and the positive and negative syndrome scale: discriminate validity between a self-reported and observational measure of psychopathology
    Neil J Preston
    Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, WA, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 44:220-6. 2003
    ..Techniques such as multitrait multimethod are discussed as ways of overcoming these concerns...
  9. ncbi request reprint A group intervention which assists patients with dual diagnosis reduce their drug use: a randomized controlled trial
    W James
    Alma Street Centre, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, WA 6160, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:983-90. 2004
    ..The present study employs a randomized controlled experimental design to examine the effectiveness of a manualized group-based intervention in helping patients with dual diagnosis reduce their substance use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized and non-randomized evidence for the effect of compulsory community and involuntary out-patient treatment on health service use: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stephen Kisely
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Psychol Med 37:3-14. 2007
    ..Other study methods may clarify their effectiveness. We reviewed RCT and non-RCT evidence for the effect of compulsory community treatment on hospital admissions, bed-days, compliance and out-patient contacts...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of health service use in two jurisdictions with and without compulsory community treatment
    Stephen Kisely
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University and Health Outcomes Unit, Capital District Health Authority, Halifax, Canada
    Psychol Med 35:1357-67. 2005
    ..This study examines whether community treatment orders (CTOs) reduce psychiatric admission rates or bed-days for patients from Western Australia compared to control patients from a jurisdiction without this legislation (Nova Scotia)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Can epidemiological studies assist in the evaluation of community treatment orders? - The experience of Western Australia and Nova Scotia
    Stephen Kisely
    Departments of Community Health and Epidemiology and Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:507-15. 2006
    ..Outpatient contacts were significantly greater for the CTO group. However, we do not know whether the intensity of treatment, or its compulsory nature, effected outcome...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of compulsory community treatment on admission rates: survival analysis using linked mental health and offender databases
    Stephen R Kisely
    University Department of Psychiatry at Fremantle Hospital, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:432-8. 2004
    ..There is controversy as to whether compulsory community treatment for psychiatric patients reduces hospital admission rates...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of recalling paracetamol on hospital admissions for poisoning in Western Australia
    Stephen R Kisely
    University Department of Psychiatry at Fremantle Hospital, University of Western Australia, Fremantle, WA
    Med J Aust 178:72-4. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of two recalls of paracetamol products on rates of intentional and unintentional overdoses of paracetamol in all age groups, as well as any effect on poisoning by other agents...
  15. pmc Correlates of dysmorphic concern in people seeking cosmetic enhancement
    David J Castle
    Mental Health Research Institute and Universiity of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:439-44. 2004
    ..To determine the clinical correlates of dysmorphic concern in persons seeking cosmetic enhancement from cosmetic physicians...