Robin A Emsley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stellenbosch
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and treatment response in schizophrenia: a comparison of 3 ethnic groups
    Robin A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:9-14. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Partial response to antipsychotic treatment: the patient with enduring symptoms
    R A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:10-3. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Remission in first-episode psychosis: predictor variables and symptom improvement patterns
    Robin Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1707-12. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of oral paliperidone extended-release tablets in the treatment of acute schizophrenia: pooled data from three 52-week open-label studies
    Robin Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:343-56. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The factor structure for positive and negative symptoms in South African Xhosa patients with schizophrenia
    R A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, PO Box 19063, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Schizophr Res 47:149-57. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms at baseline predict fewer negative symptoms at follow-up in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    Piet Oosthuizen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Schizophr Res 58:247-52. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Obsessive compulsive disorder--prevalence in Xhosa-speaking schizophrenia patients
    Dana J H Niehaus
    Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, W Cape
    S Afr Med J 95:120-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring anxiety in patients with schizophrenia
    Soraya Seedat
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:320-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tardive dyskinesia in first-episode psychosis patients treated with low-dose haloperidol
    Piet P Oosthuizen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Health Sciences, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1075-80. 2003
  10. pmc Crisis discharges and readmission risk in acute psychiatric male inpatients
    Dana J H Niehaus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 8:44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and treatment response in schizophrenia: a comparison of 3 ethnic groups
    Robin A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:9-14. 2002
    ..Numerous cultural and ethnic factors may directly and indirectly influence treatment outcome in schizophrenia. The present study compared the response to antipsychotic treatment in 3 ethnic groups of patients with schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Partial response to antipsychotic treatment: the patient with enduring symptoms
    R A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:10-3. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Remission in first-episode psychosis: predictor variables and symptom improvement patterns
    Robin Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1707-12. 2006
    ..Recently proposed operationally defined criteria for remission provide an opportunity to readdress this topic...
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of oral paliperidone extended-release tablets in the treatment of acute schizophrenia: pooled data from three 52-week open-label studies
    Robin Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:343-56. 2008
    ..This analysis shows that paliperidone extended-release can maintain improvements in symptoms and functioning and is generally well tolerated for up to 52 weeks in schizophrenia patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint The factor structure for positive and negative symptoms in South African Xhosa patients with schizophrenia
    R A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, PO Box 19063, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Schizophr Res 47:149-57. 2001
    ..This is particularly true for negative symptoms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms at baseline predict fewer negative symptoms at follow-up in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    Piet Oosthuizen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Schizophr Res 58:247-52. 2002
    ..These findings support previous work suggesting that high baseline depressive scores predict favourable outcome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Obsessive compulsive disorder--prevalence in Xhosa-speaking schizophrenia patients
    Dana J H Niehaus
    Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, W Cape
    S Afr Med J 95:120-2. 2005
    ..No concordance for OCD was noted in the sibship group. Our findings differ from those in other parts of the world, and if replicated, might suggest unique protective environmental or genetic factors for OCD in certain ethnic groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring anxiety in patients with schizophrenia
    Soraya Seedat
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:320-4. 2007
    ..Accurate assessment is challenging yet important. More reliable measures of anxiety disorders in patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders are clearly needed to allow for timely identification and treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tardive dyskinesia in first-episode psychosis patients treated with low-dose haloperidol
    Piet P Oosthuizen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Health Sciences, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1075-80. 2003
    ..This study evaluates the 12-month incidence of tardive dyskinesia in subjects with first-episode psychosis who were treated with very low doses of haloperidol...
  10. pmc Crisis discharges and readmission risk in acute psychiatric male inpatients
    Dana J H Niehaus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 8:44. 2008
    ..The study examined the effect of this policy and length of hospital stay (LOS) on readmission rates in one psychiatric hospital in South Africa...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differential effect of quetiapine on depressive symptoms in patients with partially responsive schizophrenia
    Robin A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Psychopharmacol 17:210-5. 2003
    ..These findings extend the evidence for an antidepressant effect for the novel antipsychotics in schizophrenia, and suggest that this is not limited to acutely psychotic patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and occupational disability in South African Security Force members
    Robin A Emsley
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Research Council Unit for Anxiety and Stress Disorders, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:237-41. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that posttrauma factors may be as important as pretrauma and peritrauma variables in the development of PTSD...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of abnormal involuntary movement in an african schizophrenia population
    Dana J H Niehaus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19090, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:317-26. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Negative symptoms and HIV/AIDS risk-behavior knowledge in schizophrenia
    Liezl Koen
    Ngaphakathi Workgroup, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Psychosomatics 48:128-34. 2007
    ..Findings support the notion that existing educational programs should be adapted to target specific areas of deficit...
  15. ncbi request reprint Linking posttraumatic stress disorder and psychosis: a look at epidemiology, phenomenology, and treatment
    Soraya Seedat
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:675-81. 2003
    ..Future neurobiological and treatment studies may be useful in better informing the clinical management of these subgroups...
  16. ncbi request reprint Season of birth, age and negative symptoms in a Xhosa schizophrenia sample from the Southern Hemisphere
    Esme Jordaan
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Bellville 7500, South Africa
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:698-703. 2006
    ..The secondary aim was to determine whether the autumn/winter and spring/summer birth rates for schizophrenia patients of Xhosa ethnicity were similar to that of the general Xhosa population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders and schizophrenia
    Jacqueline E Muller
    Medical Research Council Unit on Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7505, South Africa
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:255-61. 2004
    ..In the interim, however, the data emphasize the importance of assessing and treating comorbid anxiety symptoms and disorders in schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of response to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor in children, adolescents, and adults with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Soraya Seedat
    Department of Psychiatry, MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 12:37-46. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of quetiapine in poorly responsive, chronic schizophrenia
    Peter F Buckley
    Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior Medical College of Georgia, 1515 Pope Avenue, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Schizophr Res 66:143-50. 2004
    ..Weight gain was modest but more apparent in quetiapine-treated patients. Quetiapine is an appropriate treatment choice in patients who do not respond to prior antipsychotic treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obsessive compulsive disorder in first- and multi-episode male patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders
    Liezl Koen
    S Afr Med J 93:517-8. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Violence in the world and in South Africa--what is a doctor to do?
    Dan J Stein
    S Afr Med J 92:789-90. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint A 12-week, double-blind comparison of olanzapine vs haloperidol in the treatment of acute mania
    Mauricio Tohen
    Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, Ind 46225, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1218-26. 2003
    ..This randomized controlled trial compares the efficacy and safety of olanzapine vs haloperidol, as well as the quality of life of patients taking these drugs, in patients with bipolar mania...
  23. ncbi request reprint A case of "ifufunyane": a xhosa culture-bound syndrome
    Dana J H Niehaus
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 11:411-3. 2005