David J Meagher

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Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phenomenology of delirium. Assessment of 100 adult cases using standardised measures
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, and Statistical Consulting Unit, University of Limerick, Ireland
    Br J Psychiatry 190:135-41. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Motor symptoms in 100 patients with delirium versus control subjects: comparison of subtyping methods
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital and Health Systems Research Unit, Univ of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Psychosomatics 49:300-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Phenomenological distinctions needed in DSM-V: delirium, subsyndromal delirium, and dementias
    David Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:468-70. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A new data-based motor subtype schema for delirium
    David Meagher
    Department of Health Systems Research, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:185-93. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of motor subtypes in delirium: frequency and stability during episodes
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 72:236-41. 2012
  6. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of motor subtypes in delirium: relationship with other phenomenology, etiology, medication exposure and prognosis
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 71:395-403. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Delirium: a disturbance of circadian integrity?
    James M Fitzgerald
    Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland Cognitive Impairment Research Group, Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity 4i, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland
    Med Hypotheses 81:568-76. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining delirium for the International Classification of Diseases, 11th Revision
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 65:207-14. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A comparison of neuropsychiatric and cognitive profiles in delirium, dementia, comorbid delirium-dementia and cognitively intact controls
    David J Meagher
    University of Limerick Medical School, Limerick, Ireland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:876-81. 2010
  10. doi request reprint What do we really know about the treatment of delirium with antipsychotics? ten key issues for delirium pharmacotherapy
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital Limerick, Ireland University of Limerick Medical School, Limerick, Ireland Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity 4i, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1223-38. 2013

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Phenomenology of delirium. Assessment of 100 adult cases using standardised measures
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, and Statistical Consulting Unit, University of Limerick, Ireland
    Br J Psychiatry 190:135-41. 2007
    ..Delirium phenomenology is understudied...
  2. doi request reprint Motor symptoms in 100 patients with delirium versus control subjects: comparison of subtyping methods
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital and Health Systems Research Unit, Univ of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Psychosomatics 49:300-8. 2008
    ..Different motor presentations of delirium may represent clinically meaningful subtypes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phenomenological distinctions needed in DSM-V: delirium, subsyndromal delirium, and dementias
    David Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:468-70. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A new data-based motor subtype schema for delirium
    David Meagher
    Department of Health Systems Research, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:185-93. 2008
    ..This new scale is derived from existing approaches but is more concise, focused on motor disturbances, and validated against nondelirious comparison subjects and independently rated motor disturbance...
  5. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of motor subtypes in delirium: frequency and stability during episodes
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 72:236-41. 2012
    ..Motor-defined subtypes are a promising means of identifying clinically relevant patient subgroups but little is known about their course and stability during a delirium episode...
  6. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of motor subtypes in delirium: relationship with other phenomenology, etiology, medication exposure and prognosis
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 71:395-403. 2011
    ..Motor subtypes have promise as a means of identifying clinically relevant delirium subgroups. Little is known about their relationship to etiologies, medication exposure, and outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Delirium: a disturbance of circadian integrity?
    James M Fitzgerald
    Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland Cognitive Impairment Research Group, Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity 4i, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland
    Med Hypotheses 81:568-76. 2013
    ..Such work can provide a better understanding of the pathophysiology of delirium while also identifying opportunities for more targeted therapeutic efforts. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining delirium for the International Classification of Diseases, 11th Revision
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 65:207-14. 2008
    ..The development of ICD-11 provides an opportunity to update the description of delirium according to emerging data that have added to our understanding of this complex neuropsychiatric syndrome...
  9. doi request reprint A comparison of neuropsychiatric and cognitive profiles in delirium, dementia, comorbid delirium-dementia and cognitively intact controls
    David J Meagher
    University of Limerick Medical School, Limerick, Ireland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:876-81. 2010
    ..Delirium symptoms overshadow dementia symptoms when they co-occur, but delirium phenomenology in comorbid cases has not been compared to both conditions alone...
  10. doi request reprint What do we really know about the treatment of delirium with antipsychotics? ten key issues for delirium pharmacotherapy
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital Limerick, Ireland University of Limerick Medical School, Limerick, Ireland Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity 4i, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1223-38. 2013
    ..Less than half of reports were rated as reasonable quality evidence on the Jadad scale, highlighting the need for future studies of better quality design, and in particular incorporating placebo-controlled work...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational workshop upon attitudes towards pharmacotherapy for delirium
    David J Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:938-46. 2010
    ..There is uncertainty regarding the optimal use of pharmacological strategies in delirium particularly regarding preferred agents, duration of treatment and effectiveness in different populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of psychopathological domains over late-stage schizophrenia in relation to duration of initially untreated psychosis: 3-year prospective study in a long-term inpatient population
    David J Meagher
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    Psychiatry Res 126:217-27. 2004
    ..It would appear that as years of chronic, refractory illness accrue, psychomotor poverty becomes more sharply delineated and dominant within the overall structure of psychopathology, and its prominence is predicted enduringly by DUP...
  13. doi request reprint Symptoms of depression and delirium assessed serially in palliative-care inpatients
    Maeve Leonard
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    Psychosomatics 50:506-14. 2009
    ..Delirium occurs in approximately 1 in 5 general hospital admissions and up to 85% of patients with terminal illness, but can be difficult to differentiation from other disorders, such as depression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Motion analysis in delirium: a novel method of clarifying motoric subtypes
    Maeve Leonard
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    Neurocase 13:272-7. 2007
    ..Electronic motion analysis concurs with observed gross movement and can distinguish motorically defined subtypes according to quantitative and qualitative aspects of movement...
  15. doi request reprint Motion analysis in delirium: a wavelet based approach for sub classification
    Alan Godfrey
    Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:3574-7. 2008
    ..The procedures were well tolerated and motor presentations were readily distinguished using the accelerometry-based measurements...
  16. doi request reprint Motor subtypes of delirium: past, present and future
    David Meagher
    Department of Adult Psychiatry, Midwestern Regional Hospital, Limerick, Health Systems Research Centre, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:59-73. 2009
    ..Possibilities for future work are discussed and a research plan for the field is outlined...
  17. doi request reprint A comparison of the phenomenology of pediatric, adult, and geriatric delirium
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 64:219-23. 2008
    ..The phenomenology of delirium in childhood is understudied...
  18. ncbi request reprint The European delirium association
    Alasdair M J MacLullich
    Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Queen s Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland
    J Psychosom Res 62:397-8. 2007