G Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unequal access and unmet need: neurotic disorders and the use of primary care services
    P Bebbington
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, RF and UCL Medical School, Institute of Psychiatry and Office for National Statistics, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:115-22. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of oral ibandronate compared with intravenous (i.v.) zoledronic acid or i.v. generic pamidronate in breast cancer patients with metastatic bone disease undergoing i.v. chemotherapy
    E De Cock
    The MEDTAP Institute at UBC, 20 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2NS, UK
    Support Care Cancer 13:975-86. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Strategies for preventing suicide
    G Lewis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Br J Psychiatry 171:351-4. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, standard of living, and neurotic disorder
    G Lewis
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Lancet 352:605-9. 1998
  5. pmc Suicide, deprivation, and unemployment: record linkage study
    G Lewis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN
    BMJ 317:1283-6. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Non-psychotic psychiatric disorder and subsequent risk of schizophrenia. Cohort study
    G Lewis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 177:416-20. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status, standard of living, and neurotic disorder
    G Lewis
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:91-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Common mental disorders in Santiago, Chile: prevalence and socio-demographic correlates
    R Araya
    Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff
    Br J Psychiatry 178:228-33. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Obstetric complications and risk of schizophrenia. Effect of gender, age at diagnosis and maternal history of psychosis
    H V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:409-14. 2001
  10. pmc Mental health of British farmers
    H V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:181-5; discussion 185-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Unequal access and unmet need: neurotic disorders and the use of primary care services
    P Bebbington
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, RF and UCL Medical School, Institute of Psychiatry and Office for National Statistics, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:115-22. 2003
    ..The most salient finding from our study is that even people suffering from high levels of psychiatric symptoms very often do not have contact with professionals who might help them...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of oral ibandronate compared with intravenous (i.v.) zoledronic acid or i.v. generic pamidronate in breast cancer patients with metastatic bone disease undergoing i.v. chemotherapy
    E De Cock
    The MEDTAP Institute at UBC, 20 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2NS, UK
    Support Care Cancer 13:975-86. 2005
    ..v.) efficacy. An incremental cost-effectiveness model compared oral ibandronate with i.v. zoledronic acid and i.v. generic pamidronate in female breast cancer patients with metastatic bone disease, undergoing i.v. chemotherapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Strategies for preventing suicide
    G Lewis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Br J Psychiatry 171:351-4. 1997
    ..We have examined and quantified various high-risk and population-based strategies for prevention based upon a number of stated assumptions and hypothetical interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, standard of living, and neurotic disorder
    G Lewis
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Lancet 352:605-9. 1998
    ..We studied the association between three elements of socioeconomic status and the prevalence of neurotic psychiatric disorder in a representative sample of adults aged 16-64 living in private households in the UK...
  5. pmc Suicide, deprivation, and unemployment: record linkage study
    G Lewis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN
    BMJ 317:1283-6. 1998
    ..To investigate the association between suicide and socioeconomic status, unemployment, and chronic illness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Non-psychotic psychiatric disorder and subsequent risk of schizophrenia. Cohort study
    G Lewis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 177:416-20. 2000
    ..Those with schizophrenia often give a history of premorbid non-psychotic psychiatric disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status, standard of living, and neurotic disorder
    G Lewis
    University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:91-6. 2003
    ..The UK has experienced one of the largest increases in income inequality within western market economies over the past 20 years, and this inequality may have had adverse consequences for the mental health of the population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Common mental disorders in Santiago, Chile: prevalence and socio-demographic correlates
    R Araya
    Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff
    Br J Psychiatry 178:228-33. 2001
    ..There have been relatively few surveys in Latin America that have attempted to estimate the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in private households...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obstetric complications and risk of schizophrenia. Effect of gender, age at diagnosis and maternal history of psychosis
    H V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:409-14. 2001
    ..Obstetric complications have been studied frequently as possible risk factors for schizophrenia...
  10. pmc Mental health of British farmers
    H V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:181-5; discussion 185-6. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Clarifying the relationship between unexplained chronic fatigue and psychiatric morbidity: results from a community survey in Great Britain
    P Skapinakis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine and the Social Survey Division, Office for National Statistics, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:57-64. 2003
    ..The close relationship between fatigue and psychiatric morbidity should not obscure the possibility of differences as well as similarities in their aetiologies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thinking life is not worth living. A population survey of Great Britain
    H V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:351-6. 2002
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  13. doi request reprint Investigating whether adverse prenatal and perinatal events are associated with non-clinical psychotic symptoms at age 12 years in the ALSPAC birth cohort
    S Zammit
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, UK
    Psychol Med 39:1457-67. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology in community psychiatric research: common uses and methodological issues
    P Skapinakis
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Academic Unit, Monmouth House, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 10:18-26. 2001
    ..Population based research is an essential part of clinical research but epidemiological knowledge is also needed by clinicians in order to critically appraise and interpret the scientific literature...
  15. ncbi request reprint Classification, disability and the public health agenda
    G Lewis
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Br Med Bull 57:3-15. 2001
    ..This article will argue that depression should be a key priority for public health research...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of age and sex on the prevalence of depressive conditions: report from the National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity
    P Bebbington
    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London Medical School, Institute of Psychiatry and Office of National Statistics, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:74-83. 2003
    ..This may be linked to the menopause, and our attempts to explain it in terms of obvious conditions among social variables were not successful. More specific studies are required to clarify the finding...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the development and amelioration of suicidal thoughts in the general population. Cohort study
    D Gunnell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:385-93. 2004
    ..The incidence of suicidal thoughts in the British population is unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neurotic disorders and the receipt of psychiatric treatment
    P Bebbington
    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, RF and UCL Medical School, Institute of Psychiatry and Office for National Statistics, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:108-14. 2003
    ..In many cases, this must represent unmet needs with a strong claim on health resources. There are also inequalities in the receipt of treatment, although the major influence is the severity of disorder...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health related quality of life and health state utility in patients with age related macular degeneration: the association of contrast sensitivity and visual acuity
    N Bansback
    Health Economics and Decision Science, ScHARR School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Qual Life Res 16:533-43. 2007
    ..We designed a study to examine whether the contribution of contrast sensitivity in explaining HRQoL and health utilities over and above that of visual acuity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lone mothers, social exclusion and depression
    S Targosz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London Medical School, WHO Collaborating Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, South London
    Psychol Med 33:715-22. 2003
    ..In this paper, data from the British National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity are used to assess depressive disorders and markers of social disadvantage in women bringing up children on their own...
  21. pmc Education and income: which is more important for mental health?
    R Araya
    University of Bristol, Division of Psychiatry, Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:501-5. 2003
    ..To assess which indicators of socioeconomic status are associated with an increased prevalence of common mental disorders...
  22. pmc Contextual risk factors for the common mental disorders in Britain: a multilevel investigation of the effects of place
    S Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:616-21. 2003
    ..The study tested the hypothesis that the effects of area level exposures would be greatest among those not in paid employment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Substance misuse and psychiatric comorbidity: an overview of the OPCS National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    M Farrell
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:43-9. 2003
    ..Future service planning needs to take account of the striking disparity of prevalence of psychiatric disorders in different subsections of the population...
  24. ncbi request reprint The National Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys of Great Britain--initial findings from the household survey
    R Jenkins
    The Mental Health Division, Department of Health, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London Medical School, Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:29-42. 2003
    ..For the first time, the survey provides data on the prevalence and correlates of psychiatric disorder on a nationwide sample that can be used to inform equitable and effective national psychiatric services...
  25. ncbi request reprint The National Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys of Great Britain--strategy and methods
    R Jenkins
    Mental Health Division, Department of Health, Department of Psychiatry, University College London Medical School, Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:5-13. 2003
    ..These surveys provide a possible model for similar surveys in other countries...
  26. ncbi request reprint Social support networks and type of neurotic symptom among adults in British households
    T S Brugha
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital
    Psychol Med 33:307-18. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint The association of fetal and childhood growth with risk of schizophrenia. Cohort study of 720,000 Swedish men and women
    D Gunnell
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Schizophr Res 79:315-22. 2005
    ..The exposures underlying these associations and the biological mechanisms mediating them require clarification...
  28. ncbi request reprint Studying suicide from the life course perspective: implications for prevention
    D Gunnell
    Br J Psychiatry 187:206-8. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Social roles and the gender difference in rates of the common mental disorders in Britain: a 7-year, population-based cohort study
    S Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School and Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Psychol Med 31:1055-64. 2001
    ..Future studies should consider characteristics of social roles, such as demand, control and reward...
  30. ncbi request reprint GPs' experiences of primary care mental health research: a qualitative study of the barriers to recruitment
    V L Mason
    Psychology and Health Sciences, University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, UK
    Fam Pract 24:518-25. 2007
    ..To investigate the perceived barriers among GPs towards introducing participation in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to patients presenting with depression during consultations...
  31. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of low Apgar scores and cognitive outcomes
    D E Odd
    Clinical Science at North Bristol, Paul O Gorman Lifeline Centre, Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 93:F115-20. 2008
    ..To investigate the association of brief (0-5 minutes) and prolonged (>5 minutes) low Apgar scores (<7) in non-encephalopathic infants with educational achievement at age 15-16 and intelligence quotients (IQs) at age 18...
  32. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in young adulthood and risk of schizophrenia: a longitudinal study of 1 347 520 Swedish men
    S Zammit
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:378-85. 2007
    ..Measures of body size reflect genetic and environmental influences on growth and energy balance. Associations between such measures and risk of schizophrenia have been inconsistent...
  33. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption as a risk factor for non-recovery from common mental disorder: results from the longitudinal follow-up of the National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    J C Haynes
    Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Mental Healthcare Trust, and Academic Unit of Psychiatry, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Psychol Med 38:451-5. 2008
    ..Alcohol is commonly considered to be associated with persistence of common mental disorder (CMD; anxiety/depression). However no community-based longitudinal studies have investigated the direction of causality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Borna disease virus and mental health: a cross-sectional study
    D Rh Thomas
    NPHS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Abton House, Wedal Road, Cardiff CF14 3QX, UK
    QJM 98:247-54. 2005
    ..A role for Borna disease virus (BDV) in human neurological and psychiatric illness has been proposed, but this hypothesis remains controversial...
  35. pmc Income inequality and self rated health in Britain
    S Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:436-41. 2002
    ..The study tested the hypotheses that people in regions of Britain with the greatest income inequality would report worse health than those in other regions, after adjusting for individual socioeconomic circumstances...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing mental health in primary care research using standardized scales: can it be carried out over the telephone?
    M Evans
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham Hill
    Psychol Med 34:157-62. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare face-to-face and telephone administration of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire and the Revised Clinical Interview Schedule in a UK general practice sample...
  37. ncbi request reprint Confidential enquiries into maternal deaths, 1997-1999
    G M Cooper
    Br J Anaesth 89:369-72. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychosis and drug dependence: results from a national survey of prisoners
    M Farrell
    National Addiction Centre, London Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
    Br J Psychiatry 181:393-8. 2002
    ..The links between drug use and psychosis are of major aetiological and prognostic significance. Psychosis and drug dependence frequently co-occur within the prison population, providing the opportunity to study this link more closely...
  39. ncbi request reprint Drug use and initiation in prison: results from a national prison survey in England and Wales
    A Boys
    National Addiction Centre, Kings College London, UK
    Addiction 97:1551-60. 2002
    ..To investigate heroin and cocaine use in a sample of British prisoners, and to explore the characteristics of inmates who use these drugs for the first time while in prison...
  40. ncbi request reprint The reluctance to seek treatment for neurotic disorders
    H Meltzer
    Office for National Statistics, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:123-8. 2003
    ..The attitudes detected in our subjects with neurotic disorder help to explain why people do not always seek effective help for their mental disorders, and are indicators of a worrying public education gap that will be hard to bridge...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nicotine, alcohol and drug dependence, and psychiatric comorbidity--results of a national household survey
    M Farrell
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:50-6. 2003
    ..There is a clear relationship between dependence on nicotine, alcohol, and drugs and other psychiatric morbidity...
  42. ncbi request reprint British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    R Jenkins
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 15:14-8. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Referrals. Risky business
    G Rowlands
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St George's Hospital Medical School
    Health Serv J 111:28-9. 2001
    ..There are wide variations in referral rates between GPs. The reasons for this are not well understood. Reduction in referrals will require protocols and the involvement of patients...