Gordon Parker

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Life events, first depression onset and the serotonin transporter gene
    Kay Wilhelm
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Level 4, DeLacy Building, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:210-5. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Does gender influence response to differing psychotherapies by those with unipolar depression?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 130:17-20. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint A case for reprising and redefining melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 58:183-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The history and development of Australia's Black Dog Institute
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia mail
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 35:75-80. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Inching toward Bethlehem: mapping melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 123:291-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Effects of adjunctive peer support on perceptions of illness control and understanding in an online psychoeducation program for bipolar disorder: a randomised controlled trial
    Judith Proudfoot
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW and Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 142:98-105. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of a mobile phone and web program on symptom and functional outcomes for people with mild-to-moderate depression, anxiety and stress: a randomised controlled trial
    Judith Proudfoot
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Hospital Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:312. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: factors influencing patient expectations and doctors recommendations at a Mood Disorders Unit
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:187-92. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of bipolar I and II disorders by examining for differences in severity of manic/hypomanic symptoms and the presence or absence of psychosis during that phase
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 150:941-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Do practitioners managing mood disorders work to a sub-typing or a 'one size fits all' model?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:17-21. 2013

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Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Life events, first depression onset and the serotonin transporter gene
    Kay Wilhelm
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Level 4, DeLacy Building, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:210-5. 2006
    ..A relationship between the serotonin transporter gene, adverse events and onset of major depression has been reported...
  2. doi request reprint Does gender influence response to differing psychotherapies by those with unipolar depression?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 130:17-20. 2011
    ..There have been few studies that have specifically examined for any impact of gender on response to psychotherapy for those with depression. We therefore undertook a review and report findings...
  3. ncbi request reprint A case for reprising and redefining melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 58:183-9. 2013
    ..To identify limitations to severity-based classifications of depression, and to argue for positioning melancholia as a distinct melancholic subtype...
  4. ncbi request reprint The history and development of Australia's Black Dog Institute
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia mail
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 35:75-80. 2013
    ..To overview the development of the Sydney-based Black Dog Institute...
  5. doi request reprint Inching toward Bethlehem: mapping melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 123:291-8. 2010
    ..Analyses then examined the capacity of both the refined symptom and validator sets to discriminate the assigned melancholic and non-melancholic subjects...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of adjunctive peer support on perceptions of illness control and understanding in an online psychoeducation program for bipolar disorder: a randomised controlled trial
    Judith Proudfoot
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW and Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 142:98-105. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of a mobile phone and web program on symptom and functional outcomes for people with mild-to-moderate depression, anxiety and stress: a randomised controlled trial
    Judith Proudfoot
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Hospital Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:312. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: factors influencing patient expectations and doctors recommendations at a Mood Disorders Unit
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:187-92. 2005
    ..We examined the factors influencing treatment expectations and psychiatrists' treatment recommendations for patients referred to a mood disorders unit with identified episodes of major depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of bipolar I and II disorders by examining for differences in severity of manic/hypomanic symptoms and the presence or absence of psychosis during that phase
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 150:941-7. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the utility of a model differentiating bipolar I and II disorders by weighting the presence or absence of psychosis during manic/hypomanic episodes as opposed to simply weighting symptom severity...
  10. doi request reprint Do practitioners managing mood disorders work to a sub-typing or a 'one size fits all' model?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:17-21. 2013
    ..To assess whether psychiatrists in the community operate to a sub-typing model of mood disorders when choosing psychotropic medications...
  11. doi request reprint Discriminating melancholic and non-melancholic depression by prototypic clinical features
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 144:199-207. 2013
    ..We pursue its prototypic clinical pattern to determine if this advances its delineation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor slowing in older patients with major depression: Relationships with blood flow in the caudate nucleus and white matter lesions
    Ian B Hickie
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 155:211-20. 2007
    ..Reduced %rCBF is associated with demonstrable psychomotor slowing and presence of WMLs. While psychomotor slowing is determined in part by subcortical changes, other cortical and illness-dependent factors are likely to be relevant...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological performance in patients with depression is associated with clinical, etiological and genetic risk factors
    Sharon L Naismith
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:866-77. 2003
    ..These findings underscore the need to consider subtypes when investigating neuropsychological deficits in patients with depression...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting mental health and well-being in adulthood
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry and Black Dog University, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:85-90. 2010
    ..This article reinforces the need for precise conception(s) of mental well-being, allowing objective measures to guide future research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural validation of the DMI-10 measure of state depression: the development of a Chinese language version
    Bibiana Chan
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:20-5. 2007
    ..The Chinese DMI-10 should prove useful as a tool in cross-cultural research to understand the Chinese experience of depression. The findings of this study have methodological implications for cross-cultural research on depression...
  16. doi request reprint Omega-3 deficiency associated with perinatal depression: case control study
    Anne Marie Rees
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, The Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 166:254-9. 2009
    ..The prophylactic benefits of supplementation either prenatally or during pregnancy require close study to assess whether omega-3 PUFAs play a role in the prevention of perinatal depression...
  17. doi request reprint Issues concerning feedback about genetic testing and risk of depression
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 194:404-10. 2009
    ..Research in genes related to risk of depression leads to the question of how this information is received by individuals...
  18. ncbi request reprint A qualitative investigation of hypomania and depression in bipolar II disorder
    Kathryn Fletcher
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Psychiatr Q 84:455-74. 2013
    ..Themes were interpreted within the framework of a cognitive model of BP disorder. Clinical implications for BP II disorder were discussed. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between antenatal anxiety and postnatal depression
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 101:169-74. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder: the utility and comparative properties of the MSS and MDQ measures
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 109:83-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to further determine the diagnostic utility of the Mood Swings Survey (MSS) in distinguishing bipolar and unipolar disorders, and draw comparisons between this measure and the widely-used Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recognition of depressive symptoms by Chinese subjects: the influence of acculturation and depressive experience
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 93:141-7. 2006
    ..This study examined the influence of acculturation and personal depressive experience on recognition of depressive symptoms in a sample of Chinese subjects and controls in a western region...
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcome in a specialist referral clinic for mood disorders: a qualitative and quantitative review
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:125-9. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Depression and help-seeking in a western sample of 'highly acculturated' Chinese and controls
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 94:239-42. 2006
    ..It is commonly reported that "the Chinese" have low rates of depression, partially reflecting a greater tendency to somatize and to be less likely to seek help...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emotion regulation strategies in bipolar II disorder and borderline personality disorder: differences and relationships with perceived parental style
    Kathryn Fletcher
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 157:52-9. 2014
    ..The current study sought to identify differences in emotion regulation strategies in BP II and BPD in addition to examining relationships with perceived parental style...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age and gender in the phenomenology of depression
    Henry Brodaty
    Academic Dept for Old Age Psychiatry, Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:589-96. 2005
    ..Authors investigated the effects of current age, age at onset, and gender on the phenomenology of depression...
  26. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids and mood disorders
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 163:969-78. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Triggers of mania and depression in young adults with bipolar disorder
    Judith Proudfoot
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW and Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 143:196-202. 2012
    ..However, there is little research investigating triggers that may be unique precipitants of manic/hypomanic episodes, and how these may differ from triggers specific to bipolar depression, in young adults with the disorder...
  28. doi request reprint Suggested early onset of true action of antidepressant drugs may be artefactual: a heuristic study
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 28:29-32. 2013
    ..This pilot study argues for any study seeking to quantify the specific interval for onset of action of antidepressant drugs focusing on only those with well-defined melancholia...
  29. doi request reprint Out of the darkness: the impact of a mood disorder over time
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:487-91. 2012
    ..Being diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder has a significant impact on an individual's life. This paper reports data examining how patients view having had such a condition...
  30. doi request reprint Cyclothymia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 29:487-94. 2012
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  31. doi request reprint Mobile mental health: review of the emerging field and proof of concept study
    Virginia Harrison
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Ment Health 20:509-24. 2011
    ..While mobile phones have been used to this end in behavioural and physical health settings, their role in monitoring and managing mental health is in its infancy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Assessing personality traits associated with depression: the utility of a tiered model
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:1131-9. 2006
    ..We report the psychometric properties of the derived Temperament and Personality (T and P) questionnaire, as well as a pilot study examining its capacity to differentiate over-represented personality traits in those with depression...
  33. ncbi request reprint Explicating links between acute coronary syndrome and depression: study design and methods
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:245-52. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A validation study of two brief measures of depression in the cardiac population: the DMI-10 and DMI-18
    Therese M Hilton
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychosomatics 47:129-35. 2006
    ..The DMI-18 and DMI-10 are appropriate for use as screening instruments in cardiac patients...
  35. doi request reprint The impact of detecting bipolar disorder in previously diagnosed unipolar patients at a specialist depression clinic
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:419-22. 2011
    ..Future studies examining the impact of diagnosing a bipolar disorder would therefore benefit from the close consideration of the optimal control group or control strategy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing bipolar and unipolar disorders: an isomer model
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 96:67-73. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint GAD is good? Generalized anxiety disorder predicts a superior five-year outcome following an acute coronary syndrome
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Hospital Rd, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 188:383-9. 2011
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Bipolar depression: prototypically melancholic in its clinical features
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:331-7. 2013
    ..While there have been some relatively consistent individual features identified, no clear clinical phenotype has been defined for bipolar depression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disability associated with mood states and comparator conditions: application of the Life Skills Profile measure of disability
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Bipolar Disord 9:11-5. 2007
    ..To quantify the comparative level of disability experienced by those with mania and depression by contrasting against levels of disability experienced by those with schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and drug and alcohol dependence...
  40. ncbi request reprint Screening for Depression in the Medically Ill: a comparison of self-report measures, clinician judgment, and DSM-IV diagnoses
    Kay Wilhelm
    St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychosomatics 45:461-9. 2004
    ..The Depression in the Medically Ill scale was slightly superior to the Beck Depression Inventory for Primary Care in its relationship to clinicians' judgments of clinical depression caseness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical differentiation of bipolar II disorder from personality-based "emotional dysregulation" conditions
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 133:16-21. 2011
    ..This paper provides a clinical vignette and then offers some indicative parameters that might assist differentiation...
  42. ncbi request reprint The long and the short of it: associations between 5-HTT genotypes and coping with stress
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychosom Med 69:614-20. 2007
    ..The short (s) variant of the 5-HTT promoter polymorphism has been associated with an increased likelihood of depression after significant life stress and greater emotional reactivity to fear-invoking stimuli...
  43. doi request reprint Specificity of depression following an acute coronary syndrome to an adverse outcome extends over five years
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 185:347-52. 2011
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Lower rates of depression in westernised Chinese in the US
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 104:175-8. 2007
    ..We therefore sought to determine whether reported rates of depressive disorders differ in resident Chinese and matched non-Chinese controls in a large US community survey...
  45. doi request reprint Depressive and anxiety disorders in the postpartum period: how prevalent are they and can we improve their detection?
    Marie Paule V Austin
    St John of God Health Care and School of Psychiatry, UNSW, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:395-401. 2010
    ..This paper demonstrates that combining the EPDS with the "interval symptom" question improves detection of CIDI caseness...
  46. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression? The need to define its ecological niche
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Australia
    J Affect Disord 95:1-11. 2006
    ..Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) has long been viewed as an efficacious treatment for depression, with a large number of published studies allowing its efficacy and utility to be considered closely...
  47. ncbi request reprint The Black Dog Institute Depression Clinic: a subtyping model in practice
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 14:300-3. 2006
    ..This paper describes clinic nuances and the impact on diagnosis and management for the first 100 patients assessed...
  48. ncbi request reprint What is the place of psychological treatments in mood disorders?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:137-45. 2007
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  49. ncbi request reprint [Major depression invites major concerns]
    Gordon Parker
    Escola de Psiquiatria, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 31:S3-6. 2009
    ..To overview limitations to the concept and construct of major depression...
  50. ncbi request reprint Measuring a behaviorally inhibited temperament style: development and initial validation of new self-report measures
    Gemma Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, The Villa, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 135:133-43. 2005
    ..The RMBI may be a particularly useful instrument in this regard...
  51. ncbi request reprint Women and depression: a 30 year learning curve
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:3-12. 2008
    ..The study findings are supplemented by data from other studies undertaken by this research team that are pertinent to the topic and add weight to some of the observations from the Teachers' Study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new prototypic measure of melancholia
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:835-41. 2013
    ..Replication of these findings in other samples with independent raters is recommended. ..
  53. ncbi request reprint The 'real world' utility of a web-based bipolar disorder screening measure: a replication study
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 150:276-83. 2013
    ..We previously reported high acceptance of the Mood Swings Questionnaire (MSQ) bipolar disorder screening measure, as well as improved outcomes for those completing the test, leading to this independent replication study...
  54. pmc Mechanisms underpinning effective peer support: a qualitative analysis of interactions between expert peers and patients newly-diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    Judith G Proudfoot
    Black Dog Institute and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:196. 2012
    ..However, there has been a lack of studies examining whether these mechanisms are also evident in clinical populations in which interpersonal dysfunction is common, such as bipolar disorder...
  55. doi request reprint The Mood Assessment Program is now on the Australian map
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:254-7. 2013
    ..To report on the wide uptake and utility of the freely available Mood Assessment Program (MAP) since its introduction as a tool to assist diagnosis and management of mood disorders...
  56. ncbi request reprint Next generation of self-management education: Web-based bipolar disorder program
    Judith Proudfoot
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW and Black Dog Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:903-9. 2007
    ..The present paper describes the nine-module program, reports usage data and user profiles, and overviews the aims and methodology of a randomized controlled trial to measure its impact...
  57. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing early and late onset non-melancholic unipolar depression
    Gordon Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 74:131-8. 2003
    ..We seek to determine whether unipolar non-melancholic major depression commencing early in life has a differing clinical picture, and whether it may have differing determinants...
  58. ncbi request reprint Is combination olanzapine and antidepressant medication associated with a more rapid response trajectory than antidepressant alone?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:796-8. 2005
    ..The authors' goal was to determine if prescription of antidepressant medication plus olanzapine initiates a more rapid response than prescription of antidepressant alone...
  59. ncbi request reprint SSRIs as mood stabilizers for Bipolar II Disorder? A proof of concept study
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 92:205-14. 2006
    ..We examined whether SSRIs are a mood stabilizer for Bipolar II Disorder...
  60. doi request reprint Evaluating the utility of a bipolar self-test screening measure
    Gordon Parker
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:317-20. 2011
    ..To detail the methodology of an online study designed to test the utility of a bipolar self-test screening measure...
  61. doi request reprint Costs of the principal mood disorders: a study of comparative direct and indirect costs incurred by those with bipolar I, bipolar II and unipolar disorders
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Randwick, Australia
    J Affect Disord 149:46-55. 2013
    ....
  62. doi request reprint A diagnostic profile of those who return a false positive assignment on bipolar screening measures
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 141:34-9. 2012
    ..Our aim was to identify the diagnostic profile of patients classified as 'false positives' on two bipolar screening measures; the Mood Swings Questionnaire (MSQ) and the Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ)...
  63. doi request reprint Further examination of the utility and comparative properties of the MSQ and MDQ bipolar screening measures
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 138:104-9. 2012
    ..Our aim was to further examine the diagnostic utility of the Mood Swings Questionnaire (MSQ) and to compare its properties with the standard bipolar screening measure, the Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ)...
  64. doi request reprint Take-up and profile of individuals accessing a web-based bipolar self-test screening measure
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 138:117-22. 2012
    ..Early detection of bipolar disorder is associated with improved long term outcome. In this study, we profile individuals accessing a web-based self-report screening tool for bipolar disorder...
  65. doi request reprint Temperament and personality in bipolar II disorder
    Kathryn Fletcher
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:304-9. 2012
    ..There is limited research examining temperament and personality in bipolar II disorder. We sought to determine any over-represented temperament and personality features in bipolar II disorder compared to other affective groups...
  66. doi request reprint The 'magic button question' for those with a mood disorder--would they wish to re-live their condition?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:419-24. 2012
    ..To determine any positive aspects of living with a clinical mood disorder, and indirectly address the question--"If you could live your life again, would you press the 'magic button' to experience life without a mood disorder?"..
  67. ncbi request reprint Is the diagnosis of melancholia important in shaping clinical management?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia bBlack Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:197-201; discussion 202-3. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Maternal trait anxiety, depression and life event stress in pregnancy: relationships with infant temperament
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, High Street Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 81:183-90. 2005
    ..To assess whether links exist between maternal trait anxiety (STAI), perceived life event (LE) stress and depression (Edinburgh scale) and infant temperament...
  69. doi request reprint Factors encouraging medical students to a career in psychiatry: qualitative analysis
    Tessa Wigney
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:520-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to survey the attitudes of senior medical students in order to explore reasons why psychiatry might be regarded as an attractive option as a career...
  70. ncbi request reprint An increased proportional representation of bipolar disorder in younger depressed patients: analysis of two clinical databases
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 95:141-4. 2006
    ..To pursue the suggested increased incidence of bipolar disorder by examining for a cohort effect in the proportional representation of Bipolar Disorder in two independent clinical samples of depressed patients...
  71. pmc Community attitudes to the appropriation of mobile phones for monitoring and managing depression, anxiety, and stress
    Judith Proudfoot
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e64. 2010
    ..Currently, however, public conceptions of mobile phones focus on their use as tools for communication and social identity. Community attitudes toward using mobile phones for mental health monitoring and self-management are not known...
  72. pmc The ins and outs of an online bipolar education program: a study of program attrition
    Jennifer Nicholas
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e57. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, there has been no in-depth qualitative study aimed at identifying the reasons for nonadherence to-and attrition from- online interventions...
  73. doi request reprint The precipitants of manic/hypomanic episodes in the context of bipolar disorder: a review
    Judith Proudfoot
    School of Psychiatry, University of NSW and Black Dog Institute, Australia
    J Affect Disord 133:381-7. 2011
    ..Mania/hypomania is the hallmark feature of bipolar disorder. This paper aims to review the current evidence in relation to factors hypothesised to precipitate bipolar mania/hypomania, and suggest areas for future research...
  74. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with the Black Dog Institute Depression Clinic
    Kathryn Fletcher
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 16:27-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to report on patient satisfaction with the Black Dog Institute Depression Clinic, a tertiary referral service providing assessment and treatment advice to patients with mood disorders...
  75. ncbi request reprint Valid assessment of the clinical features of depression by relatives appears to slip under the RADAR
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Price of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:92-6. 2003
    ..We report on the development of an observational measure designed for completion by relatives, the Recent Appearance of Depression Assessed by Relatives (RADAR), and consider its validity...
  76. doi request reprint Gender differences in depression
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:429-36. 2010
    ..Finally, the impact of gender on response to differing antidepressant therapies is considered briefly...
  77. doi request reprint Examining the utility of the Black Dog Institute's online Mood Assessment Program in clinical practice
    Gordon Parker
    University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:49-52. 2012
    ..To examine qualitatively the usefulness of the Mood Assessment Program (MAP) 12 months after an online version for patients was made available for access by Australian health practitioners...
  78. doi request reprint Does testing for bimodality clarify whether the bipolar disorders are categorically or dimensionally different to unipolar depressive disorders?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 137:135-8. 2012
    ..Two previous studies have failed to demonstrate bimodality. We undertook a third study...
  79. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for depression? Choose horses for courses
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 160:825-34. 2003
    ..Although cognitive behavior therapy is a widely accepted treatment for depression, the problematic nature of efficacy studies is insufficiently recognized...
  80. ncbi request reprint Depression in the Chinese: the impact of acculturation
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:1475-83. 2005
    ..We report a study from a western region examining the impact of acculturation on depression to clarify the role of cultural factors...
  81. ncbi request reprint Some recommendations to assess depression in Chinese people in Australasia
    Bibiana Chan
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Mood Disorder Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:141-7. 2004
    ..To provide some general recommendations for psychiatric assessment of depression among Chinese patients within a predominately Western society...
  82. ncbi request reprint Chocolate craving when depressed: a personality marker
    Gordon Parker
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 191:351-2. 2007
    ..The simple question of depression-associated chocolate craving appeared an efficient discriminator of DSM-IV atypical depression symptoms...
  83. doi request reprint Recoding past experiences: a qualitative study of how patients and family members adjust to the diagnosis of bipolar disorder
    Kristy Delmas
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:136-9. 2011
    ..From the findings, we draw implications for clinicians...
  84. doi request reprint Cognitive predictors of change in cognitive behaviour therapy and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression
    Vijaya Manicavasagar
    University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Behav Cogn Psychother 40:227-32. 2012
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  85. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder: assessment and management
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:240-3. 2007
    ..General practitioners are increasingly aware of the bipolar disorders and of being required to adopt a management role...
  86. ncbi request reprint Capacity of the 10-item Depression in the Medically Ill screening measure to detect depression 'caseness' in psychiatric out-patients
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 127:283-7. 2004
    ..Analyses suggest useful items for clinicians to determine depression caseness status...
  87. ncbi request reprint Role of omega-3 fatty acids as a treatment for depression in the perinatal period
    Anne Marie Rees
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:274-80. 2005
    ..To consider the possible rationale and utility of omega-3 fatty acids as a treatment for depression in the perinatal period...
  88. ncbi request reprint The stability of the Parental Bonding Instrument over a 20-year period
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:387-93. 2005
    ..While the PBI has been shown to be a reliable and valid instrument, the stability of the PBI over extended periods (taking into account individual characteristics and life experience) needs to be demonstrated...
  89. doi request reprint Will a new genotyping test help the clinician predict response to antidepressant drugs?
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:413-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to evaluate the accuracy of a new genotyping test (Antidepressant PredictAR) in assigning patients as likely 'poor', 'rapid' or 'normal' metabolizers of antidepressant drugs...
  90. ncbi request reprint Influence of symptom attribution on reporting depression and recourse to treatment
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Dis orders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Randwick 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:469-74. 2003
    ..A Bristol general practice study demonstrated the extent to which patients' attribution style influences psychological diagnostic case rates. We pursue this issue and several implications in this Australian study...
  91. ncbi request reprint Beyond major depression
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:467-74. 2005
    ..The DSM concept of 'major depression' has accrued increased status but demonstrated limited utility since inception...
  92. ncbi request reprint Atypical depression: a reappraisal
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1470-9. 2002
    ..The study evaluated the DSM-IV definition of the atypical features specifier for a major depressive episode in major depressive disorder...
  93. pmc Is depression overdiagnosed? Yes
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    BMJ 335:328. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Through a glass darkly: the disutility of the DSM nosology of depressive disorders
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 51:879-86. 2006
    ..To demonstrate that the dimension-weighted DSM-IV model for classifying the depressive disorders lacks utility...
  95. ncbi request reprint Modelling late-life depression
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1102-9. 2003
    ..To determine if we could find support for a three-class depression sub-typing model (and identify differentiating constituent clinical features) in a sample of elderly depressed patients...
  96. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials of antidepressant medications are producing meaningless results
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 183:102-4. 2003
  97. ncbi request reprint Mental health literacy beliefs. A comparison of psychiatric trained nurses and enrolled nurses in Singapore
    Soo Gim Yeo
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 41:34-41. 2003
    ..Results demonstrate the effect of greater psychiatric education and training, received by psychiatric trained nurses, on mental health literacy...
  98. ncbi request reprint The development of a six-item daily self-report measure assessing identified depressive domains
    Gordon Parker
    Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 73:289-94. 2003
    ..We developed a brief self-report measure of depression's constituent constructs to allow such issues to be examined...
  99. ncbi request reprint Treatment-resistant depression: when antidepressant drug intolerance may indicate food intolerance
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:263-5. 2002
    ..To describe a patient with food intolerance probably contributing to depressive symptoms, intolerance to psychotropic medication and treatment resistance...
  100. ncbi request reprint Is depression a chronic illness? Parker opposes the motion
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Chronic Illn 1:107-12. 2005
  101. ncbi request reprint Predicting the depression researcher: initial investigations
    Gordon Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:404-5. 2004