P R Joyce

Summary

Affiliation: Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bipolar II disorder: personality and outcome in two clinical samples
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:433-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Six months of treatment for depression: outcome and predictors of the course of illness
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Science, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 163:95-100. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Melancholia: definitions, risk factors, personality, neuroendocrine markers and differential antidepressant response
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:376-83. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Temperament, character and personality disorders as predictors of response to interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 190:503-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of childhood experiences on cortisol levels in depressed adults
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:62-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A dopamine transporter polymorphism is a risk factor for borderline personality disorder in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 36:807-13. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic, developmental and personality correlates of self-mutilation in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:225-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reversed diurnal variation in depression: associations with a differential antidepressant response, tryptophan: large neutral amino acid ratio and serotonin transporter polymorphisms
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:511-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The development, evolution and philosophy of a clinical research unit
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:311-21. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Atypical depression, atypical temperament and a differential antidepressant response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Depress Anxiety 19:180-6. 2004

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Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Bipolar II disorder: personality and outcome in two clinical samples
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:433-8. 2004
    ..To compare the personality traits and disorders of patients with bipolar II disorder and major depression and to examine the impact on treatment outcome of a bipolar II diagnosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Six months of treatment for depression: outcome and predictors of the course of illness
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Science, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 163:95-100. 2006
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the course of illness in a cohort of depressed patients undergoing treatment for 6 months and whether there are clinically useful predictors of their course of illness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Melancholia: definitions, risk factors, personality, neuroendocrine markers and differential antidepressant response
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:376-83. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Temperament, character and personality disorders as predictors of response to interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 190:503-8. 2007
    ..Interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy are widely accepted as effective treatments for major depression. There is little evidence on how personality disorder or personality traits affect treatment response...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of childhood experiences on cortisol levels in depressed adults
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:62-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of childhood abuse and parental bonding on cortisol levels in depressed adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint A dopamine transporter polymorphism is a risk factor for borderline personality disorder in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 36:807-13. 2006
    ..We were interested in differences in genetic and developmental risk factors between depressed patients with or without a co-morbid BPD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic, developmental and personality correlates of self-mutilation in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:225-9. 2006
    ..To examine whether the T allele of G protein beta3 (GNbeta3) is associated with self-mutilation in depressed patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reversed diurnal variation in depression: associations with a differential antidepressant response, tryptophan: large neutral amino acid ratio and serotonin transporter polymorphisms
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:511-7. 2005
    ..Although diurnal variation of mood is a widely recognized symptom of depression, the clinical, neurobiological and psychopharmacological significance of this symptom has not previously been reported...
  9. ncbi request reprint The development, evolution and philosophy of a clinical research unit
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:311-21. 2002
    ..To describe the development,evolution and philosophy of a clinical research unit...
  10. ncbi request reprint Atypical depression, atypical temperament and a differential antidepressant response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Depress Anxiety 19:180-6. 2004
    ..A temperament derived measure of "rejection sensitivity" defines a group of depressed patients with a differential antidepressant response, regardless of reversed vegetative symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of remission, response and recovery in major depression treated with fluoxetine or nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:384-91. 2002
    ..The second objective was to report on the demographic and diagnostic predictors of the response and recovery in these depressed patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temperament, childhood environment and psychopathology as risk factors for avoidant and borderline personality disorders
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:756-64. 2003
    ..To evaluate childhood experiences (neglect and abuse), temperament and childhood and adolescent psychopathology as risk factors for avoidant and borderline personality disorders in depressed outpatients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of DRD4 and DRD3 and risk of avoidant and obsessive personality traits and disorders
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatry Res 119:1-10. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that genetic polymorphisms of DRD4 and DRD3 may well be associated with personality traits, and that conflicting findings to date may arise from the problem of phenotype definition...
  14. ncbi request reprint A differential response to nortriptyline and fluoxetine in melancholic depression: the importance of age and gender
    P R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:20-3. 2003
    ..To consider the impact of age and gender on the antidepressant response to nortriptyline and fluoxetine in melancholic depression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder not otherwise specified: comparison with bipolar disorder I/II and major depression
    Peter R Joyce
    University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:843-9. 2007
    ..To compare the personality, clinical and comorbidity characteristics of subjects meeting diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder not otherwise specified (BDNOS) to those with major depression and bipolar I or II disorder...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent antidepressant pharmacogenomics: polymorphisms of the serotonin transporter and G protein beta3 subunit as predictors of response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 6:339-46. 2003
    ..These differential pharmacogenetic predictors of antidepressant response by age, may provide clues to understanding the discontinuities in pharmacological responsiveness of child/adolescent and adult depressive disorders...
  17. doi request reprint Measures of temperament and character are differentially impacted on by depression severity
    J K Spittlehouse
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 126:140-6. 2010
    ..We examined how the seven TCI scales and their subscales are correlated with depression severity before and after treatment. We also examined whether changes in personality measures could be attributed to changes in depression severity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders in persons making serious suicide attempts: a case-control study
    A L Beautrais
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1009-14. 1996
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and comorbidity patterns of psychiatric disorders in subjects making medically serious suicide attempts and in comparison subjects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the frequency of personality disorders in depressed outpatients
    J D Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Pers Disord 13:67-74. 1999
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison between noradrenergic and serotonergic medications using the social adjustment scale: is drive enhancement necessary for recovery of social functioning?
    S E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 15:257-64. 2001
    ..These results do not support the concept of specific augmentation of drive-related behaviour by noradrenergic medication. This challenges the earlier findings relating to drive enhancement and social adjustment using such medication...
  21. doi request reprint Personality disorders improve in patients treated for major depression
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:219-25. 2010
    ..To examine the stability of personality disorders and their change in response to the treatment of major depression...
  22. doi request reprint Antidepressant treatment is associated with a reduction in suicidal ideation and suicide attempts
    R T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:116-22. 2008
    ..To measure changes in suicidal behaviours during 6 months of treatment with antidepressants...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the presentation of depressed outpatients: a comparison of descriptive variables
    J D Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 61:59-67. 2000
    ..Gender differences in the clinical manifestation of depression and related variables were examined in 170 depressed outpatients...
  24. ncbi request reprint The contribution of temperament, childhood neglect, and abuse to the development of personality dysfunction: a comparison of three models
    J D Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, P.O. Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers Disord 15:123-35. 2001
    ..Childhood sexual abuse was not as predictive of personality dysfunction as might be expected, thereby raising questions as to the importance placed on child sexual abuse as a general risk factor for personality psychopathology...
  25. doi request reprint A polymorphism of the GTP-cyclohydrolase I feedback regulator gene alters transcriptional activity and may affect response to SSRI antidepressants
    P C McHugh
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pharmacogenomics J 11:207-13. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Proteomic analysis of rat hippocampus exposed to the antidepressant paroxetine
    P C McHugh
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1243-51. 2010
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Menstrual cycle irregularity in bulimia nervosa. Associated factors and changes with treatment
    K A Gendall
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 49:409-15. 2000
    ..This study determined the clinical and nutritional variables associated with menstrual disturbance in women with bulimia nervosa (BN)...
  28. ncbi request reprint A common P-glycoprotein polymorphism is associated with nortriptyline-induced postural hypotension in patients treated for major depression
    R L Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pharmacogenomics J 2:191-6. 2002
    ..78, df = 2, P = 0.034). Our results suggest that homozygosity for 3435T alleles of ABCB1 is a risk factor for occurrence of nortriptyline-induced postural hypotension (OR = 1.37, P = 0.042, 95% CI 1.01-1.86)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in cue reactivity following treatment for bulimia nervosa
    F A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, P.O. Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 29:336-44. 2001
    ..DISCUSSION: Favorable treatment outcome among bulimic women is associated with low cue reactivity on self-report measures at posttreatment...
  30. doi request reprint Association of a functional polymorphism in the adrenomedullin gene (ADM) with response to paroxetine
    D M Glubb
    Gene Structure and Function Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pharmacogenomics J 10:126-33. 2010
    ..075, P<0.001) but not with response to either fluoxetine or citalopram. Our results suggest that ADM is involved with the therapeutic efficacy of paroxetine, which may have pharmacogenetic utility...
  31. doi request reprint Five-year outcome of cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure with response prevention for bulimia nervosa
    V V W McIntosh
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, 4 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 41:1061-71. 2011
    ..Few data exist examining the longer-term outcome of bulimia nervosa (BN) following treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure with response prevention (ERP)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Thyroid indices and treatment outcome in bulimia nervosa
    K A Gendall
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:190-5. 2003
    ..This study examined the thyroxine (T4) and free T4 (FT4) status of women with bulimia nervosa and its value as a predictor of outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Precipitating factors and life events in serious suicide attempts among youths aged 13 through 24 years
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 36:1543-51. 1997
    ..Precipitating factors and life events associated with medically serious suicide attempts were examined in young people making serious suicide attempts and control subjects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric contacts among youths aged 13 through 24 years who have made serious suicide attempts
    A L Beautrais
    Canterbury Suicide Project, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 37:504-11. 1998
    ..To compare the history of psychiatric contacts among young people who have made medically serious suicide attempts and control subjects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Youth suicide attempts: a social and demographic profile
    A L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 32:349-57. 1998
    ..The social and demographic characteristics of a New Zealand sample of young people making medically serious suicide attempts were examined and compared with those of a control sample of similar age...
  36. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and cognitive styles as risk factors for serious suicide attempts among young people
    A L Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:37-47. 1999
    ..Nonsignificant findings were explained by the presence of substantial correlations between these measures and measures of hopelessness, neuroticism, and external locus of control...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cannabis abuse and serious suicide attempts
    A L Beautrais
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Addiction 94:1155-64. 1999
    ..To compare the relationship between cannabis abuse/dependence and risk of medically serious suicide attempts in individuals making serious suicide attempts and randomly selected comparison subjects...
  38. ncbi request reprint Plasma 11-deoxycortisol and cortisol following dexamethasone in psychiatric patients
    P R Joyce
    Affective Disorders Unit, Sunnyside Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychiatr Res 22:29-33. 1988
    ..65, P less than 0.001) and evaluating the ratio of cortisol to 11-deoxycortisol decreased rather than enhanced sensitivity of the DST...
  39. ncbi request reprint Brain function and personality in normal males: a SPECT study using statistical parametric mapping
    R M Turner
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Neuroimage 19:1145-62. 2003
    ..All seven of the Cloninger personality traits were significantly related to regional cerebral blood flow. The results suggest that differences in brain function in some regions may reflect differences in personality traits...
  40. ncbi request reprint Plasma oxytocin levels in depression and their correlation with the temperament dimension of reward dependence
    Caroline J Bell
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 20:656-60. 2006
    ..This suggested that 17% of the variance in plasma oxytocin levels was explained by the Reward Dependence scores. There was a significant positive correlation between plasma oxytocin levels and the Reward Dependence personality dimension...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy for bulimia nervosa on temperament and character as measured by the temperament and character inventory
    Charles B Anderson
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:182-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the elements of CBT affecting self-directedness may hold promise for enhancing the effectiveness of treatment for BN...
  42. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence for an association between a dopamine D3 receptor gene variant and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder in patients with major depression
    Katrina J Light
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:409-13. 2006
    ..We conclude that DRD3 may contribute to the development of OCPD...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mental health research in Australia and New Zealand
    Peter R Joyce
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:531-2. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Focus on psychiatry in New Zealand
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 180:468-70. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Cue reactivity in bulimia nervosa: A useful self-report approach
    Frances A Carter
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 39:694-9. 2006
    ..To examine the usefulness of a self-report questionnaire in the assessment of cue reactivity among women treated for bulimia nervosa...
  46. ncbi request reprint Specialist supportive clinical management for anorexia nervosa
    Virginia V W McIntosh
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 39:625-32. 2006
    ..This article presents the rationale for, and description of, a nonspecialized therapy for anorexia nervosa, called specialist supportive clinical management (SSCM)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Carnitine does not improve weight loss outcomes in valproate-treated bipolar patients consuming an energy-restricted, low-fat diet
    Jane L Elmslie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Bipolar Disord 8:503-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether l-carnitine supplementation improves weight loss outcomes in bipolar patients taking sodium valproate...
  48. pmc Lithium-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: renal effects of amiloride
    Jennifer J Bedford
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1324-31. 2008
    ..Polyuria, polydipsia, and nephrogenic diabetes insipidus have been associated with use of psychotropic medications, especially lithium...
  49. doi request reprint "I actually don't know who I am": the impact of bipolar disorder on the development of self
    Maree L Inder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatry 71:123-33. 2008
    ..A focus on the specific areas of impact and targeting interventions that facilitate acceptance and integration thus promoting self and identity development would be recommended...
  50. doi request reprint Role of epigenetics in mental disorders
    Selma Stuffrein-Roberts
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:97-107. 2008
    ..Epigenetic phenomena may help explain some of the complexity of mental illnesses and provide a basis for discovering novel pharmacological targets to treat these disorders...
  51. doi request reprint Tryptophan hydroxylase gene (TPH1) and peripheral tryptophan levels in depression
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 109:209-12. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that hypothalamic and peripheral 5HT systems have a significant role in appetite regulation, possibly a homeostatic mechanism in regulating peripheral TRP levels...
  52. ncbi request reprint Specific and nonspecific comorbidity in anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 41:47-56. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism in the dopamine beta-hydroxylase gene is associated with "paranoid ideation" in patients with major depression
    Jordan G Wood
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Biol Psychiatry 51:365-9. 2002
    ..An exon 2 polymorphism (DBH*444 g/a) of the DbetaH gene (DBH) is significantly associated with both serum and cerebrospinal fluid levels of DbetaH...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cue reactivity as a predictor of outcome with bulimia nervosa
    Frances A Carter
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 31:240-50. 2002
    ..Implications for future research are discussed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression
    Suzanne E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 190:496-502. 2007
    ..Interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) are established as effective treatments for major depression. Controversy remains regarding their effectiveness for severe and melancholic depression...
  56. ncbi request reprint Relationship of temperament and behaviour measures to the prolactin response to fenfluramine in depressed men
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatry Res 109:221-8. 2002
    ..We suggest that alterations in serotonin functioning, when measured using the prolactin response to fenfluramine, may be more commonly linked to behavioural abnormalities in personality-disordered or criminal samples...
  57. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan and tyrosine availability and response to antidepressant treatment in major depression
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 86:129-34. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint The effect of a history of alcohol dependence in adult major depression
    Alma M Rae
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 70:281-90. 2002
    ..PBI scores and family histories did not differ significantly. Treatment outcome did not vary, except that subjects with lifetime alcohol dependence and current heavy drinking did less well...
  59. ncbi request reprint The relationship of personality disorders to treatment outcome in depressed outpatients
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:259-64. 2003
    ..Personality disorders appear to be common among patients with depression, suggesting potentially significant treatment implications for a large group of patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bulimia nervosa, childbirth, and psychopathology
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 55:357-61. 2003
    ..To examine whether having a baby following treatment for bulimia nervosa places women at increased risk for continuing or relapsing eating disorders or major depression...
  61. ncbi request reprint Predictors of childbirth following treatment for bulimia nervosa
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 34:337-42. 2003
    ..This study examined women who had babies during 5 year follow-up after having been treated for bulimia nervosa...
  62. ncbi request reprint Age may affect response to antidepressants with serotonergic and noradrenergic actions
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 76:143-9. 2003
    ..There is some consensus that noradrenergic drugs are ineffective in adolescent depression. The aim of this study was to see whether this poor response extended to young adults...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relationships among measures of treatment outcome in depressed patients
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 76:127-35. 2003
    ..Studies attempting to identify predictors of antidepressant response in patients with major depression have reported inconsistent results. One explanation may be the different definitions of outcome used...
  64. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and psychoactive substance use disorder comorbidity in anorexia nervosa or depression
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 34:211-9. 2003
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Role of exposure with response prevention in cognitive-behavioral therapy for bulimia nervosa: three-year follow-up results
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 33:127-35. 2003
    ..The current study evaluated the 3-year outcome of a randomized clinical trial that compared the additive efficacy of exposure-based versus nonexposure-based behavioral treatments (BT) with a core of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT)...
  66. ncbi request reprint The interpersonal sensitivity measure in depression: associations with temperament and character
    Suzanne E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 70:307-12. 2002
    ..An additional objective is to examine the differences between levels of interpersonal sensitivity in depressive subtypes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Baseline prolactin and L-tryptophan availability predict response to antidepressant treatment in major depression
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 165:216-21. 2003
    ..It has been suggested that the PRF may predict response to different forms of treatment. Baseline cortisol, prolactin, and L-tryptophan ( L-TRP) availability may affect PRF and may also influence response to treatment...
  68. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder in major depression: symptomatology, temperament, character, differential drug response, and 6-month outcome
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 44:35-43. 2003
    ..After 6 months, those with BPD had a favorable outcome in regard to depressive symptoms, social adjustment, and even improvement in the character measure of self-directedness. Those with the poorest outcome were those with OPD...
  69. ncbi request reprint Social adjustment in depression: the impact of depression severity, personality, and clinic versus community sampling
    Suzanne E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 70:143-54. 2002
    ..Previous research has not examined how social adjustment in depression varies by source of sample (clinical vs. community) or the associations with personality...
  70. ncbi request reprint No evidence of increased adverse drug reactions in cytochrome P450 CYP2D6 poor metabolizers treated with fluoxetine or nortriptyline
    Rebecca L Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Hum Psychopharmacol 19:17-23. 2004
    ..Thus, for clinicians prescribing antidepressant monotherapy, CYP2D6 polymorphisms are probably not of relevance to antidepressant side effects and therapy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Thyroid indices and response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline in major depression
    Kelly A Gendall
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 17:431-7. 2003
    ..Patients with blunted deltamaxTSH responded better to fluoxetine than to nortriptyline. It is suggested that a blunted DmaxTSH may reflect a predominantly serotonergic disturbance in this group of patients with major depression...
  72. ncbi request reprint Childhood gastrointestinal complaints in women with bulimia nervosa
    Kelly A Gendall
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 37:256-60. 2005
    ..The current study describes childhood gastrointestinal (GI) complaints in adult women presenting for a treatment trial for bulimia nervosa (BN) and examines the correlates of BN symptomatology...
  73. ncbi request reprint Three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa: a randomized, controlled trial
    Virginia V W McIntosh
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, 4 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 162:741-7. 2005
    ..Cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy are effective in a related disorder, bulimia nervosa. There are theoretical and treatment indications for these therapies in anorexia nervosa...
  74. ncbi request reprint Screening and treatment for depression during pregnancy: a cautionary note
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:255-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the recruitment and retention of depressed pregnant women, identified initially through screening, to a randomized controlled psychotherapy trial...
  75. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in bipolar disorder: age of onset, course, comorbidity, and symptom presentation
    Izabela Kawa
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Bipolar Disord 7:119-25. 2005
    ..To determine whether men and women with bipolar disorder differ in age of onset, course of illness, number of suicide attempts, comorbidity rates and symptom presentation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials in psychiatry. Part II: their relationship to clinical practice
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:265-9. 2003
    ..To discuss the extent to which the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in psychiatry can be generalized to clinical practice...
  77. ncbi request reprint Patterns of weight change after treatment for bulimia nervosa
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 36:12-21. 2004
    ..The current study examined changes in weight and body mass index (BMI) at 5-year follow-up among women treated for bulimia nervosa...
  78. ncbi request reprint Affective disorders in the first-degree relatives of bipolar probands: results from the South Island Bipolar Study
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 45:168-74. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Bipolar-panic disorder comorbidity within bipolar disorder families: a study of siblings
    Carolyn J Doughty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Bipolar Disord 6:245-52. 2004
    ..This report examines lifetime panic comorbidity within a sample of families with a history of bipolar disorder...
  80. ncbi request reprint Association between cytochrome P450 2D6 genotype and harm avoidance
    Rebecca L Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 127:90-3. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that the CYP2D6 polymorphism may impact on personality, and one potential mechanism for this would be by influencing the generation of endogenous neurotransmitters in the brain...
  81. ncbi request reprint The prolactin response to fenfluramine in depression: effects of melancholia and baseline cortisol
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 17:97-102. 2003
    ..However, the relationship between prolactin response to fenfluramine and baseline cortisol levels appeared to differ between these two subtypes of depression...
  82. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials in psychiatry. Part 1: methodology and critical evaluation
    Richard Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:257-64. 2003
    ..To introduce clinicians to the methodology and critical appraisal of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in psychiatry...
  83. ncbi request reprint How the pharmacogenetics of cytochrome P450 enzymes may affect prescribing
    Rebecca L Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    N Z Med J 115:137-40. 2002
  84. ncbi request reprint Candidate genes for nicotine dependence via linkage, epistasis, and bioinformatics
    Patrick F Sullivan
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 126:23-36. 2004
    ..Although the hypotheses resulting from these linkage and bioinformatic analyses are plausible and intriguing, their ultimate worth depends on replication in additional linkage samples and in future experimental studies...
  85. ncbi request reprint The psychobiology and diagnostic significance of amenorrhea in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Kelly A Gendall
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Fertil Steril 85:1531-5. 2006
    ..3-9.9; P = .02), low novelty seeking scores (OR = 0.7; 95% CI = 0.58-0.94; P = .02), and low systolic blood pressure (OR = 0.9; 95% CI = 0.84-0.99; P = .046) were predictors of amenorrhea independent of body mass index...