Keith Petrie

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Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Prescription and dosing of urate-lowering therapy, rather than patient behaviours, are the key modifiable factors associated with targeting serum urate in gout
    Nicola Dalbeth
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Grafton, Auckland, 1023, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:174. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The effect of an apparent change to a branded or generic medication on drug effectiveness and side effects
    Kate Faasse
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 75:90-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A text message programme designed to modify patients' illness and treatment beliefs improves self-reported adherence to asthma preventer medication
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Health Psychol 17:74-84. 2012
  4. pmc How accurate is patients' anatomical knowledge: a cross-sectional, questionnaire study of six patient groups and a general public sample
    John Weinman
    Health Psychology Section, Psychology Dept, Institute of Psychiatry, KCL, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London Bridge, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:43. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of illness perceptions in patients with medical conditions
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:163-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship of negative affect and perceived sensitivity to symptom reporting following vaccination
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Health Psychol 9:101-11. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of written emotional expression on immune function in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection: a randomized trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 66:272-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Fatigue self-management strategies and reported fatigue in international pilots
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Ergonomics 47:461-8. 2004
  9. pmc Effect of providing information about normal test results on patients' reassurance: randomised controlled trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, New Zealand
    BMJ 334:352. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The immunological effects of thought suppression
    K J Petrie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:1264-72. 1998

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  1. pmc Prescription and dosing of urate-lowering therapy, rather than patient behaviours, are the key modifiable factors associated with targeting serum urate in gout
    Nicola Dalbeth
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Grafton, Auckland, 1023, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:174. 2012
    ..However, many studies have reported low achievement of SU targets. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to examine the clinical and psychological factors associated with SU targets in patients with gout...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of an apparent change to a branded or generic medication on drug effectiveness and side effects
    Kate Faasse
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 75:90-6. 2013
    ..This study examined the effect of an apparent medication formulation change on subjective and objective measures of medication effectiveness and medication side effects...
  3. doi request reprint A text message programme designed to modify patients' illness and treatment beliefs improves self-reported adherence to asthma preventer medication
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Health Psychol 17:74-84. 2012
    ..We investigated whether a text message programme targeted at changing patients' illness and medication beliefs would improve adherence in young adult asthma patients...
  4. pmc How accurate is patients' anatomical knowledge: a cross-sectional, questionnaire study of six patient groups and a general public sample
    John Weinman
    Health Psychology Section, Psychology Dept, Institute of Psychiatry, KCL, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London Bridge, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:43. 2009
    ..g. liver disease) have a relatively better understanding of the location of that organ...
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of illness perceptions in patients with medical conditions
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:163-7. 2007
    ..In this article we summarize recent investigations into the influence of illness perceptions on outcomes in patients with medical conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship of negative affect and perceived sensitivity to symptom reporting following vaccination
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Health Psychol 9:101-11. 2004
    ..In a study of patients undergoing travel vaccination, we investigated the association of trait negative affect (NA) and perceived sensitivity to medicines to reported symptoms and symptoms attributed by the patient to treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of written emotional expression on immune function in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection: a randomized trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 66:272-5. 2004
    ..To determine whether writing about emotional topics compared with writing about neutral topics could affect CD4+ lymphocyte count and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viral load among HIV-infected patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fatigue self-management strategies and reported fatigue in international pilots
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Ergonomics 47:461-8. 2004
    ..The strategies used by international aircrew to manage fatigue are variable and provide support for the association between napping and lower reported fatigue...
  9. pmc Effect of providing information about normal test results on patients' reassurance: randomised controlled trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, New Zealand
    BMJ 334:352. 2007
    ..To investigate whether providing information about normal findings before a diagnostic test improves patients' reassurance and reduces anxiety about symptoms...
  10. ncbi request reprint The immunological effects of thought suppression
    K J Petrie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:1264-72. 1998
    ..Thought suppression resulted in a significant decrease in CD3 T lymphocyte levels. The implications of the results for the role of the expression and suppression of emotion in health are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint What do patients expect from their first visit to a pain clinic?
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, University of Auckland and The Auckland Regional Pain Service, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin J Pain 21:297-301. 2005
    ..We asked patients what would be the most satisfying and the most disappointing outcomes of their visit and whether they expected changes in medication and further investigations to result from their consultation...
  12. pmc Photographic memory, money, and liposuction: survey of medical students' wish lists
    K J Petrie
    Health Psychology Research Group, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 319:1593-5. 1999
    ..To examine whether medical students made fewer altruistic wishes and more money oriented wishes in later years of the medical course than students in earlier years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Positive effects of illness reported by myocardial infarction and breast cancer patients
    K J Petrie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 47:537-43. 1999
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the way patients make sense of and adapt to chronic illness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Thoroughly modern worries: the relationship of worries about modernity to reported symptoms, health and medical care utilization
    K J Petrie
    Health Psychology Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 51:395-401. 2001
    ..In two studies, we investigated the relationship between individuals' worries about modernity affecting health to symptom reports, perceptions of health and health care utilization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changing illness perceptions after myocardial infarction: an early intervention randomized controlled trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 64:580-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to examine whether a brief hospital intervention designed to alter patients' perceptions about their myocardial infarction (MI) would result in a better recovery and reduced disability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Worries about modernity predict symptom complaints after environmental pesticide spraying
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 67:778-82. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate how worries about modernity affecting health, negative affectivity, and prior symptom complaints influence health complaints after environmental spraying in a prospective study...
  17. ncbi request reprint Symptom complaints following aerial spraying with biological insecticide Foray 48B
    Keith Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U354. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of aerial Bacillus thuringiensis (Foray 48B) spraying on self-reported symptom complaints, health perceptions, and visits to healthcare providers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outdoor workers' perceptions of the risks of excess sun-exposure
    Judith P McCool
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Occup Health 51:404-11. 2009
    ..We also examined the relationship between perceived skin type and perceived risk of developing skin cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Changes in patient drawings of the heart identify slow recovery after myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 68:910-3. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate how changes in heart attack patients' drawings of their heart over the recovery period relate to psychological and functional recovery...
  20. doi request reprint Can an illness perception intervention reduce illness anxiety in spouses of myocardial infarction patients? A randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 67:11-5. 2009
    ..To investigate whether a brief in-hospital illness perception intervention for myocardial infarction (MI) patients and their spouses could change spouses' illness perceptions and reduce spouses' anxiety about the illness...
  21. ncbi request reprint The brief illness perception questionnaire
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 60:631-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire (Brief IPQ), a nine-item scale designed to rapidly assess the cognitive and emotional representations of illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence for interpretive but not attention biases towards somatic information in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Rona Moss-Morris
    Department of Health Psychology, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Health Psychol 8:195-208. 2003
    ..This study tested whether CFS patients have an attentional information processing bias for illness-related information and a tendency to interpret ambiguous information in a somatic fashion...
  23. pmc Patients and computers as reminders to screen for diabetes in family practice. Randomized-controlled trial
    Tim Kenealy
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Aukland, New Zealand
    J Gen Intern Med 20:916-21. 2005
    ..In New Zealand, more than 5% of people aged 50 years and older have undiagnosed diabetes; most of them attend family practitioners (FPs) at least once a year...
  24. doi request reprint Further development of an illness perception intervention for myocardial infarction patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 67:17-23. 2009
    ..To further develop and trial a brief in-hospital illness perception intervention for myocardial infarction (MI) patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of smoking imagery on the smoking intentions of young people: testing a media interpretation model
    Judith P McCool
    Health Psychology Department, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 36:475-85. 2005
    ..To assess a theoretical model of adolescents' exposure to films, perceptions of smoking imagery in film, and smoking intentions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Symptom experiences, symptom attributions, and causal attributions in patients following first-time myocardial infarction
    Linda D Cameron
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Behav Med 12:30-8. 2005
    ..For many patients, however, attributions to hypertension, cholesterol, and family history of heart disease were discordant with their clinical data. Causal attributions remained stable over the subsequent 6 months...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship of symptoms and psychological factors to delay in seeking medical care for breast symptoms
    Geraldine Meechan
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Prev Med 36:374-8. 2003
    ..The psychological processes involved in the delay between noticing breast symptoms and seeking medical care are not well understood...
  28. ncbi request reprint A picture of health--myocardial infarction patients' drawings of their hearts and subsequent disability: a longitudinal study
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag, Auckland 92019, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 57:583-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether myocardial infarction (MI) patients' drawings of their hearts predict subsequent return to work, exercise, distress about symptoms and perceptions of recovery at 3 months...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing illness behaviour: what condition is my condition in?
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 54:415-6. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Interpretations of smoking in film by older teenagers
    Judith P McCool
    Health Psychology and Practitioner Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 56:1023-32. 2003
    ..In contrast with younger adolescent, older teens tend to draw upon their own experience with tobacco use when interpreting smoking images in film...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in two-pilot operations: implications for flight and duty time limitations
    David Powell
    Air New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:1047-50. 2008
    ..We investigated the role of duty length, time of day, and whether one or two sectors were flown on reported fatigue at the top of descent in two-pilot regional operations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Delay in seeking medical care for self-detected breast symptoms in New Zealand women
    Geraldine Meechan
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U257. 2002
    ..To examine the association between delay and sociodemographic factors, the practice of breast self-examination (BSE), how the breast symptom was discovered, and personal experience of breast cancer in family and friends...
  33. ncbi request reprint Smoking behaviour and expectations among Auckland adolescents
    Judith McCool
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U478. 2003
    ..To compare the relationships of age level, gender, smoking status and ethnicity with Form Two and Form Six students' beliefs about smoking and their familial smoking behaviour...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pilot fatigue in short-haul operations: effects of number of sectors, duty length, and time of day
    David M C Powell
    Medical Unit, Air New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:698-701. 2007
    ..There is little research on what factors are associated with fatigue in short-haul pilots. The aim was to investigate how length of duty, number of sectors, time of day, and departure airport affect fatigue levels in short-haul operations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in airline pilots after an additional day's layover period
    David M C Powell
    Medical Unit, Air New Zealand Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:1013-7. 2010
    ..We investigated the effect of an additional day's layover on reducing fatigue in two different duties: a two-pilot crew flying between Auckland and Brisbane, and a three-pilot crew flying between Auckland and Los Angeles...
  36. doi request reprint Psychological responses to cardiac diagnosis: changes in illness representations immediately following coronary angiography
    Daniel A Devcich
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 65:553-6. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint You eat what you are: modern health worries and the acceptance of natural and synthetic additives in functional foods
    Daniel A Devcich
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Appetite 48:333-7. 2007
    ..Overall, the results suggested that modern health worries are an important psychological factor to consider with regards to attitudes toward functional foods...
  38. ncbi request reprint Why illness perceptions matter
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Med 6:536-9. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Prepared for practice? Medical students' perceptions of a shortened final year medical programme
    Anna J Dare
    Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland Mail Centre, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:32-43. 2009
    ..Because of anecdotal evidence of student stress, a shortened academic year was introduced in 2007 (42 instead of 47 weeks)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychological stress impairs early wound repair following surgery
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 65:865-9. 2003
    ..The application of this finding to the clinical environment has not yet been undertaken. In order to do this, we investigated the relationship between psychological stress and wound repair in patients following routine surgery...
  41. doi request reprint Expressive writing in context: the effects of a confessional setting and delivery of instructions on participant experience and language in writing
    Arden L Corter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Health Psychol 13:27-30. 2008
    ..Manipulations of the setting and instructions were tested for effects on language use and reported health following expressive writing (EW)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patients' drawings illustrate psychological and functional status in heart failure
    Lisa Reynolds
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 63:525-32. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the heart drawings of patients with heart failure are associated with their psychological, functional, and clinical status...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patients' quality of life, reported difficulties, and benefits following surgery for acoustic neuroma
    Sarah Browne
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:417-22. 2008
    ..We also examined the types and significance of ongoing difficulties reported by AN patients and the types of positive benefits following their surgery...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of illness perceptions: psychological distress and treatment-seeking delay in patients with genital warts
    Juliet A Ireland
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J STD AIDS 16:667-70. 2005
    ..03). In conclusion, illness perceptions may play an important role in the experience of psychological distress in genital warts patients. The implications of these findings for the design of health-care interventions are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint More focus needed on symptom appraisal
    Keith J Petrie
    J Psychosom Res 54:401-3. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of their pain condition across a multidisciplinary pain management program: do they change and if so does it matter?
    Rona Moss-Morris
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Clin J Pain 23:558-64. 2007
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine whether changes in cognitive processes are related to improved functional outcomes across a multidisciplinary pain management program...
  47. pmc Modern worries, new technology, and medicine
    Keith J Petrie
    BMJ 324:690-1. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Editorial: new psychological interventions in chronic illness: towards examining mechanisms of action and improved targeting
    Keith J Petrie
    J Health Psychol 10:179-84. 2005
  49. pmc Getting well from water
    Keith J Petrie
    BMJ 329:1417-8. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Influence of television on demand for cosmetic surgery
    Keith J Petrie
    Med J Aust 189:244-5. 2008
    ..The effects of "appearance medicine" programs need closer scrutiny...