R T Mulder

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and personality
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:44-52. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Personality pathology and treatment outcome in major depression: a review
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 159:359-71. 2002
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Interferon treatment is not associated with a worsening of psychiatric symptoms in patients with hepatitis C
    R T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:300-3. 2000
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Depression and personality disorder
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:51-7. 2004

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and personality
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:44-52. 2002
    ..The search for an alcoholic personality has been pursued with varying enthusiasm throughout the 20th century. This paper reviews the methodological issues, research designs and current theories relating alcoholism and personality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Personality pathology and treatment outcome in major depression: a review
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 159:359-71. 2002
    ..This presents potentially significant treatment implications, since personality pathology in depressed patients appears to be common...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Interferon treatment is not associated with a worsening of psychiatric symptoms in patients with hepatitis C
    R T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:300-3. 2000
    ..To study prospectively the psychiatric side effects of interferon-alpha in patients with hepatitis C...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depression and personality disorder
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:51-7. 2004
    ..Many personality traits and disorders may be part of the psychopathology of depression and share a common origin...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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)...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and self-management behaviour in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: what has been learned?
    C A Dowson
    Canterbury Respiratory Research Group, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
    Chron Respir Dis 1:213-20. 2004
    ..Finally this paper examines the relationship between anxiety and COPD self-management with particular reference to the benefits and possible harm of some COPD self-management goals and anxious patients...
  26. pmc Infants in a neonatal intensive care unit: parental response
    J D Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F109-13. 2005
    ..To compare the psychosocial functioning of the parents (mother and father) of infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with the parents of infants born at term and not admitted to the NICU...
  27. doi request reprint Outcomes for 236 patients from a 2-year early intervention in psychosis service
    M A Turner
    Totara House Early Intervention for Psychosis Service, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:129-37. 2009
    ..To examine: i) changes in key outcome measures over time in treatment in a representative first-episode psychosis treatment cohort and ii) baseline predictors of service disengagement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Normal opioid tone and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function in chronic fatigue syndrome despite marked functional impairment
    Warrick J Inder
    Department of Endocrinology, Christchurch Hospital, and Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:343-8. 2005
    ..To determine whether the functional impairment seen in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is associated with reduced levels of central opioids and/or deficiency of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis...
  29. 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...
  30. 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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  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint An epidemic of depression or the medicalization of distress?
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch Mail Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Perspect Biol Med 51:238-50. 2008
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Personality and depression: a commentary
    Roger T Mulder
    Can J Psychiatry 53:3-5. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Cesarean section and postpartum depression: a review of the evidence examining the link
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 68:321-30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the evidence for an association between cesarean section and postpartum depression...
  37. 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...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint The impact on students of adverse experiences during medical school
    Tim J Wilkinson
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Med Teach 28:129-35. 2006
    ..Humiliation is the experience that affected students the most and had a significant adverse effect on learning. There is a disturbing rate of unacceptable practice within medical schools, not all of which is from doctors...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint PHARMAC and availability of pharmaceuticals
    Richard Porter
    N Z Med J 115:274; author reply 274-5. 2002
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Inadequate availability of pharmacological treatment for affective disorders in New Zealand
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 115:78-81. 2002
    ..The current system is failing to provide appropriate or adequate treatment for people suffering from affective disorders and should be urgently reviewed...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology and illness beliefs influence COPD self-management
    Claire A Dowson
    Canterbury Respiratory Research Group, Hagley Building, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 56:333-40. 2004
    ..To explore the influence of psychological characteristics in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) self-management...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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
    ....
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit: parental psychological status at 9 months
    Janet D Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 96:1286-9. 2007
    ..The psychological status of the parent groups is compared and factors associated with status change are examined...
  68. ncbi request reprint Depression and COPD: is smoking a link?
    Roger T Mulder
    Chron Respir Dis 2:3. 2005