A J Carson

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc What should we say to patients with symptoms unexplained by disease? The "number needed to offend"
    Jon Stone
    University Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
    BMJ 325:1449-50. 2002
  2. pmc The outcome of neurology outpatients with medically unexplained symptoms: a prospective cohort study
    A J Carson
    Robert Fergusson Unit, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:897-900. 2003
  3. pmc The outcome of depressive disorders in neurology patients: a prospective cohort study
    A J Carson
    Royal Edinburgh Hospital and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:893-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression in older patients with neurologic illness: causes, recognition, management
    Alan Carson
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Cleve Clin J Med 72:S52-64. 2005
  5. pmc Patients whom neurologists find difficult to help
    A J Carson
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1776-8. 2004
  6. pmc Do medically unexplained symptoms matter? A prospective cohort study of 300 new referrals to neurology outpatient clinics
    A J Carson
    University Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:207-10. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the burden of emotional ill-health amongst patients referred to a specialist rheumatology service
    N L Maiden
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:750-7. 2003
  8. pmc Neurological disease, emotional disorder, and disability: they are related: a study of 300 consecutive new referrals to a neurology outpatient department
    A J Carson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:202-6. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression after stroke and lesion location: a systematic review
    A J Carson
    University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    Lancet 356:122-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained symptoms in patients referred to a specialist rheumatology service: prevalence and associations
    N L Maiden
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:108-12. 2003

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc What should we say to patients with symptoms unexplained by disease? The "number needed to offend"
    Jon Stone
    University Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
    BMJ 325:1449-50. 2002
  2. pmc The outcome of neurology outpatients with medically unexplained symptoms: a prospective cohort study
    A J Carson
    Robert Fergusson Unit, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:897-900. 2003
    ..In a previous cross sectional study of 300 consecutive new attenders at neurology outpatient clinics, 90 were detected with symptoms that were rated as "not at all" or only "somewhat" explained by organic disease...
  3. pmc The outcome of depressive disorders in neurology patients: a prospective cohort study
    A J Carson
    Royal Edinburgh Hospital and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:893-6. 2003
    ..In a previous prospective study of 300 consecutive new attenders at neurology outpatient clinics, depressive disorders were diagnosed in 119 patients (40%) and major depressive disorder in 77 (26%)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression in older patients with neurologic illness: causes, recognition, management
    Alan Carson
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Cleve Clin J Med 72:S52-64. 2005
    ..Assessing for suidicality is a key diagnostic consideration in this population. Antidepressant medications, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy all can be effective in treating depression in elderly neurologic patients...
  5. pmc Patients whom neurologists find difficult to help
    A J Carson
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1776-8. 2004
    ..All doctors recognise that some patients are more "difficult to help" than others, but the issue has received little systematic investigation in neurological practice...
  6. pmc Do medically unexplained symptoms matter? A prospective cohort study of 300 new referrals to neurology outpatient clinics
    A J Carson
    University Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:207-10. 2000
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  7. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the burden of emotional ill-health amongst patients referred to a specialist rheumatology service
    N L Maiden
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:750-7. 2003
    ....
  8. pmc Neurological disease, emotional disorder, and disability: they are related: a study of 300 consecutive new referrals to a neurology outpatient department
    A J Carson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:202-6. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression after stroke and lesion location: a systematic review
    A J Carson
    University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    Lancet 356:122-6. 2000
    ..We undertook a systematic review to examine the hypotheses that depression is more commonly associated with left-hemisphere strokes than with right-hemisphere strokes and with lesions of the left anterior brain than with other regions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained symptoms in patients referred to a specialist rheumatology service: prevalence and associations
    N L Maiden
    Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:108-12. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint La belle indifférence in conversion symptoms and hysteria: systematic review
    Jon Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:204-9. 2006
    ..La belle indifférence refers to an apparent lack of concern shown by some patients towards their symptoms. It is often regarded as typical of conversion symptoms/hysteria...
  12. pmc Depression in medical patients
    Robert Peveler
    BMJ 325:149-52. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa among female secondary school students in Ghana
    Dinah Bennett
    South East Scotland Deanery, Edinburgh
    Br J Psychiatry 185:312-7. 2004
    ..We set out to determine whether anorexia nervosa exists in a culture where the pressure to be thin is less pervasive...
  14. ncbi request reprint What should we call pseudoseizures? The patient's perspective
    Jon Stone
    University Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Seizure 12:568-72. 2003
    ..In this study we examine the meanings of these labels for patients, which have the least potential to offend, and consequently to provide a more positive basis for further management...
  15. ncbi request reprint Wall between neurology and psychiatry. Some parts of the wall are thicker than others
    Jon Stone
    BMJ 325:778. 2002
  16. pmc Eliot Slater's myth of the non-existence of hysteria
    Jon Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Scotland, UK
    J R Soc Med 98:547-8. 2005
  17. pmc The 'disappearance' of hysteria: historical mystery or illusion?
    Jon Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:12-8. 2008