Simon Hatcher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of patients with medically unexplained symptoms referred to a liaison psychiatry service
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Psychiatry Med 41:217-27. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of intentional self-harm presenting to four district health boards in New Zealand over 12 months, and comparison with official data
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:659-65. 2009
  3. pmc Assessment and management of medically unexplained symptoms
    Simon Hatcher
    University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    BMJ 336:1124-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The first year of the RANZCP Exemptions Candidates Examination
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 15:494-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Beyond randomized controlled trials in attempted suicide research
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:396-407. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Risk management in mental health: applying lessons from commercial aviation
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 18:4-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The STAR*D trial: the 300 lb gorilla is in the room, but does it block all the light?
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92109, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evid Based Ment Health 11:97-9. 2008
  8. pmc Te Ira Tangata: a Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in Maori who present to hospital after self harm
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Trials 12:117. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression and randomized, controlled trials: problems and solutions
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92109, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:41-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Stigma toward the mentally ill in the general hospital: a qualitative study
    Jackie Liggins
    Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93311, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:359-64. 2005

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of patients with medically unexplained symptoms referred to a liaison psychiatry service
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Psychiatry Med 41:217-27. 2011
    ..The principal objective was to describe general hospital use and mortality in a group of patients with medically unexplained symptoms referred to a liaison psychiatry service...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of intentional self-harm presenting to four district health boards in New Zealand over 12 months, and comparison with official data
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:659-65. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the number and characteristics of people presenting with intentional self-harm to four district health boards in New Zealand and to compare this with official data...
  3. pmc Assessment and management of medically unexplained symptoms
    Simon Hatcher
    University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    BMJ 336:1124-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The first year of the RANZCP Exemptions Candidates Examination
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 15:494-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe our experience of the first year of the Exemptions Candidates Examination...
  5. doi request reprint Beyond randomized controlled trials in attempted suicide research
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:396-407. 2009
    ..Researchers and consumers should consider other research designs when asking what is effective after self harm...
  6. doi request reprint Risk management in mental health: applying lessons from commercial aviation
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 18:4-6. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The STAR*D trial: the 300 lb gorilla is in the room, but does it block all the light?
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92109, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evid Based Ment Health 11:97-9. 2008
  8. pmc Te Ira Tangata: a Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in Maori who present to hospital after self harm
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Trials 12:117. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression and randomized, controlled trials: problems and solutions
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92109, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:41-6. 2006
    ..The solutions to these problems involve changing how patients are recruited, considering other trial designs and using different outcome measures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stigma toward the mentally ill in the general hospital: a qualitative study
    Jackie Liggins
    Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93311, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:359-64. 2005
    ..Stigma associated with mental illness is frequently reported in the community but there is little published information about stigma within general hospitals...
  11. pmc Why stop at antidepressants?
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, PB92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand
    BMJ 331:158. 2005
  12. pmc The ACCESS study a Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in people who present to hospital after self-harm: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Trials 12:135. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Problem-solving therapy for people who present to hospital with self-harm: Zelen randomised controlled trial
    Simon Hatcher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 199:310-6. 2011
    ..Presentations to hospital with self-harm are common, associated with suicide and have an increased mortality, yet there is no accepted effective intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of depression among Maori patients in Auckland general practice
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 1:26-9. 2009
    ..There has been concern over high rates of mental illness in Maori. Previous studies in general practice have had small sample sizes...
  15. pmc Home-based activity program for older people with depressive symptoms: DeLLITE--a randomized controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 8:214-23. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Re-presentation and suicide rates in emergency department patients who self-harm
    Mark A Howson
    Emergency Care Centre, North Shore Hospital, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
    Emerg Med Australas 20:322-7. 2008
    ..To investigate adult presentations to North Shore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, following deliberate self-harm, determine re-presentation and suicide rates and investigate the characteristics of those patients who re-present...
  17. pmc Validation of PHQ-2 and PHQ-9 to screen for major depression in the primary care population
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Fam Med 8:348-53. 2010
    ..Using a reference standard, we aimed to validate the 2- and 9-question Patient Health Questionnaires (PHQ-2 and PHQ-9) in primary care settings. The PHQ-2 comprises the first 2 questions of the PHQ-9...
  18. doi request reprint The experiences of trainee psychiatrists learning a psychodynamic psychotherapy model: a grounded theory study
    Zeeva Cohen
    The Cottage Community Mental Health Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 16:438-41. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the experience of trainee psychiatrists learning a psychodynamic psychotherapy model...
  19. pmc DeLLITE depression in late life: an intervention trial of exercise. Design and recruitment of a randomised controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Geriatr 8:12. 2008
    ..Meta-analyses show gaps in the research with poor trial design compromising certainty in conclusions and few programmes showing sustained effects...
  20. doi request reprint Stresses experienced by psychiatrists and their role in burnout: a national follow-up study
    Shailesh Kumar
    Health Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:166-79. 2011
    ..Second, we aimed to study the differences in the perception of what caused stress between psychiatrists who rated themselves high on Emotional Exhaustion compared to those who rated themselves as low on Emotional Exhaustion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders
    Rob Butler
    University of Auckland and Waitemata Health, New Zealand
    Am Fam Physician 73:1999-2004. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Life events, difficulties and dilemmas in the onset of chronic fatigue syndrome: a case-control study
    Simon Hatcher
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds
    Psychol Med 33:1185-92. 2003
    ..Secondly, we examined the role of a particular type of problem, dilemmas, in the onset of chronic fatigue syndrome...
  23. pmc Need for expertise based randomised controlled trials: surgical research shares many similarities with psychotherapy research
    Simon Hatcher
    BMJ 330:792. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Burnout in psychiatrists: an etiological model
    Shailesh Kumar
    University of Auckland
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:405-16. 2005
    ..This article reviews burnout in psychiatrists. A model of burnout is presented which considers three factors: those which may predispose, precipitate, and perpetuate burnout. Lastly, recommendations are made for future research...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effective strategies for suicide prevention in New Zealand: a review of the evidence
    Annette Beautrais
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch
    N Z Med J 120:U2459. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Burnout and job satisfaction in New Zealand psychiatrists: a national study
    Shailesh Kumar
    Lakeland Health, New Zealand
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:306-16. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of burnout and the level of job satisfaction among New Zealand psychiatrists, and to ascertain relationships between socio-demographic variables, job satisfaction and burnout in the target population...
  27. ncbi request reprint What makes psychiatry such a stressful profession? A qualitative study
    Jesse Fischer
    Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Australas Psychiatry 15:417-21. 2007
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  28. pmc Efficacy and tolerability of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors compared with tricyclic antidepressants in depression treated in primary care: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Steve MacGillivray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY
    BMJ 326:1014. 2003
    ..To compare the efficacy and tolerability of tricyclic antidepressants with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in depression in primary care...