S E Luty

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications39

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal psychotherapy for anorexia nervosa
    V V McIntosh
    Clinical Research Unit, Healthlink South and Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 27:125-39. 2000
    ..This paper outlines the rationale for treating individuals with anorexia nervosa using interpersonal psychotherapy...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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)...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint What is worse for your sex life: starving, being depressed, or a new baby?
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 40:664-7. 2007
    ..To compare the current sexual functioning of women in an intimate relationship with anorexia nervosa, with major depression, and in the postpartum period...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...