Dinesh Bhugra

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why medical students choose psychiatry - a 20 country cross-sectional survey
    Kitty Farooq
    Mental Health and Cultural Diversity, PO25, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, David Goldberg Centre, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Med Educ 14:12. 2014
  2. doi request reprint EPA guidance mental health care of migrants
    D Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK Electronic address
    Eur Psychiatry 29:107-15. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Clinical decision making in psychiatry by psychiatrists
    D Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:403-11. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Paraphilias across cultures: contexts and controversies
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, SE5 8AF, England
    J Sex Res 47:242-56. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The culture and identity schedule a measure of cultural affiliation: acculturation, marginalization and schizophrenia
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:540-56. 2010
  6. doi request reprint How shrinks think: decision making in psychiatry
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Australas Psychiatry 18:391-3. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Coping with depression in later life: a qualitative study of help-seeking in three ethnic groups
    Vanessa Lawrence
    Section of Mental Health and Ageing, Health Services Research Department, The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1375-83. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The awareness of chronic fatigue syndrome: a comparative study in Brazil and the United Kingdom
    Hyong Jin Cho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:351-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence, comorbidity, impact, and help-seeking in the British National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1978-85. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Primary care professionals' perceptions of depression in older people: a qualitative study
    Joanna Murray
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:1363-73. 2006

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Why medical students choose psychiatry - a 20 country cross-sectional survey
    Kitty Farooq
    Mental Health and Cultural Diversity, PO25, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, David Goldberg Centre, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Med Educ 14:12. 2014
    ..We report on the career plans of final year medical students from 20 countries, investigating factors identified from the literature which influence psychiatric career choice...
  2. doi request reprint EPA guidance mental health care of migrants
    D Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK Electronic address
    Eur Psychiatry 29:107-15. 2014
    ..This improvement requires involvement at the highest level in governments. This is a guidance document and not a systematic review. ..
  3. doi request reprint Clinical decision making in psychiatry by psychiatrists
    D Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 124:403-11. 2011
    ..To derive an in-depth understanding of the decision-making process in psychiatry and to explore similarities and differences in psychiatrists' decision-making process and the factors that may influence psychiatrists' decisions...
  4. doi request reprint Paraphilias across cultures: contexts and controversies
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, SE5 8AF, England
    J Sex Res 47:242-56. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint The culture and identity schedule a measure of cultural affiliation: acculturation, marginalization and schizophrenia
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:540-56. 2010
    ..Previous epidemiological studies have shown a high incidence of schizophrenia in African-Caribbeans in the UK, but not in Asians...
  6. doi request reprint How shrinks think: decision making in psychiatry
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Australas Psychiatry 18:391-3. 2010
    ..The way we think influences our decision making, clinical or otherwise. With patients expecting and taking larger roles in their own management, there needs to be a shift towards patient-centred care in decision making...
  7. ncbi request reprint Coping with depression in later life: a qualitative study of help-seeking in three ethnic groups
    Vanessa Lawrence
    Section of Mental Health and Ageing, Health Services Research Department, The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1375-83. 2006
    ..This study aimed to explore older adults' attitudes and beliefs regarding what would help someone with depression, and to consider how these may facilitate or deter older people from accessing treatment...
  8. doi request reprint The awareness of chronic fatigue syndrome: a comparative study in Brazil and the United Kingdom
    Hyong Jin Cho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:351-5. 2008
    ..We compared the awareness of CFS in Brazil and the United Kingdom...
  9. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence, comorbidity, impact, and help-seeking in the British National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1978-85. 2006
    ..The authors aimed to establish obsessive-compulsive disorder prevalence and its clinical typology among adults in private households in Great Britain and to obtain generalizable estimates of impairment and help-seeking...
  10. ncbi request reprint Primary care professionals' perceptions of depression in older people: a qualitative study
    Joanna Murray
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:1363-73. 2006
    ..Families were identified as the main source of both support and distress; and as such their influence could be crucial to the identification and treatment of depression in older people...
  11. ncbi request reprint Personality disorder and cardiovascular disease: results from a national household survey
    Paul Moran
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crespigny Park, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:69-74. 2007
    ..Little is known about the physical health of personality-disordered people. This study investigated associations between personality disorder and cardiovascular disease in a large, nationally representative sample from Great Britain...
  12. pmc Outcome of first-episode schizophrenia in India: longitudinal study of effect of insight and psychopathology
    Balasubramanian Saravanan
    Section of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, PO Box 68, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:454-9. 2010
    ..Transcultural studies have found lack of insight to be an almost invariable feature of acute and chronic schizophrenia, but its influence on prognosis is unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Unemployment, social isolation, achievement-expectation mismatch and psychosis: findings from the AESOP Study
    Ulrich A Reininghaus
    Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:743-51. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, goal striving and schizophrenia: a case-control study of three ethnic groups in the United Kingdom
    Rosemarie Mallett
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:331-44. 2004
    ..For those on the margins of mainstream society, especially migrants or descendants of migrants, the impact of failed or poor achievements may increase their vulnerability to mental illness...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mental health, psychosocial support and the tsunami
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:213-6. 2006
    ..In cultures which are kinship-based, the help may be available within kinship, and statutory services may rely on such systems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorder: evidence from the British National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil, and Department of Forensic Psychiatry, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:862-7. 2006
    ..We analysed the prevalence of screen positive personality disorder in a representative sample of adults with OCD living in private households in the UK...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bethlem's Irish: migration and distress in nineteenth-century London
    Vishal Bhavsar
    King s College, London Medical School, London, UK
    Hist Psychiatry 20:184-98. 2009
    ..The more common diagnosis of mania in the Irish group can be explained in terms of the effects of migration, differences in idioms of distress, or in terms of prejudice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Concepts and causation of depression: a cross-cultural study of the beliefs of older adults
    Vanessa Lawrence
    PO26, Section of Mental Health and Ageing, Health Services Research Department, The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Gerontologist 46:23-32. 2006
    ..The study sought to explore and compare beliefs about the nature and causes of depression, and to suggest ways in which these beliefs act to facilitate or deter older people from accessing treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and social aspects of suicidal behaviour in prisons
    Rachel Jenkins
    WHO Collaborating Centre, David Goldberg Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London
    Psychol Med 35:257-69. 2005
    ..Suicidal behaviour and completed suicide are serious problems within British prisons, leading to significant morbidity and mortality, and are the focus of major efforts towards their prevention...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of an educational pamphlet on help-seeking attitudes for depression among British South Asian women
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychiatr Serv 55:827-9. 2004
    ..These changes remained four to six weeks later. The pamphlet was feasible for use in primary care and community settings and highly acceptable among British South Asian women and professionals...
  21. pmc The global prevalence of schizophrenia
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e151; quiz e175. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Sati: a type of nonpsychiatric suicide
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Services Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Crisis 26:73-7. 2005
    ..Other factors embedded in the act also emphasize that not all suicides have underlying psychiatric disorders and clinicians must take social causation into account while preparing any prevention strategies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Social environment, ethnicity and schizophrenia. A case-control study
    Rosemarie Mallett
    Social Psychiatry Section, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:329-35. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Globalisation and mental disorders. Overview with relation to depression
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:10-20. 2004
    ..Globalisation is the process by which traditional boundaries of cultures are changing. Industrialisation, urbanisation and influence of the media are influencing idioms of distress across cultures...
  25. doi request reprint Professionalism and psychiatry: past, present, future
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Australas Psychiatry 17:357-9. 2009
    ..With changes in the knowledge base and ease of access to information, the relationship between the patient and the clinician needs to be revisited...
  26. doi request reprint Religious delusions: finding meanings in psychosis
    Vishal Bhavsar
    GKT School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Psychopathology 41:165-72. 2008
    ..We suggest that religious rituals and expectations of the family play a major role in the genesis and maintenance of delusions. We consider the roles of religious signifiers in the formation and maintenance of these important phenomena...
  27. doi request reprint Comparative epidemiology of chronic fatigue syndrome in Brazilian and British primary care: prevalence and recognition
    Hyong Jin Cho
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Br J Psychiatry 194:117-22. 2009
    ..This might reflect differences in true prevalence or clinical recognition influenced by sociocultural factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Migration, distress and cultural identity
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Section of Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 69:129-41. 2004
    ..In order to assess and manage migrants, the clinicians need to be aware of the pathways into migration...
  29. doi request reprint Psychoanalysis and the Hindi cinema
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:234-40. 2009
    ..These films represent the emergent India and its relationship with modernity and traditional values...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bulimic behaviours and eating attitudes in schoolgirls from Trinidad and Barbados
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 40:409-28. 2003
    ..The prevalence of bulimic disorders in Caribbean schoolgirls is still very low, but they are a population at increasing risk since they share the western ideals of slimness and engage in dieting behaviours...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ethnic density, cultural congruity and mental illness in migrants
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 17:133-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesise that the impact of ethnic density and cultural congruity occurs in a social context...
  32. doi request reprint Through the prism darkly: how do others see psychiatrists?
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Australas Psychiatry 18:7-11. 2010
    ..In the UK and the USA, recent political imperatives have influenced training and roles of psychiatrists. We wanted to explore patient and carer perspectives as well...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural validation of the Chalder Fatigue Questionnaire in Brazilian primary care
    Hyong Jin Cho
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 62:301-4. 2007
    ..The Chalder Fatigue Questionnaire (CFQ) is an instrument used to measure physical and mental fatigue. We translated and adapted the questionnaire and tested its reliability and validity in a Brazilian primary care setting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessing insight in schizophrenia: East meets West
    Balasubramanian Saravanan
    Section of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, PO Box 68, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:243-7. 2007
    ..Lack of insight has been observed in people with schizophrenia across cultures but assessment of insight must take into account prevailing illness models...
  35. doi request reprint Family environment, expressed emotion and adolescent self-harm: a review of conceptual, empirical, cross-cultural and clinical perspectives
    Daniel Michelson
    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:106-14. 2012
    ..Intervention strategies should be guided by personalised formulation, taking into account individual vulnerabilities, strengths and social contexts, as well as cultural norms for family environment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior in South Asians in the UK
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Crisis 23:108-13. 2002
    ..The implications of cultural conflict are discussed in this context. In addition, a hypothetical model of interrelationship of factors for both adults and adolescents is described...
  37. ncbi request reprint Perceived causes of suicide attempts by U.K. South Asian women
    Madelyn Hsiao Rei Hicks
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Health Services Research, London, United Kingdom MJHHicks aol com
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:455-62. 2003
    ..The 3 factors endorsed most frequently and strongly as causes of suicide attempts in South Asian women were violence by the husband, being trapped in an unhappy family situation, and depression...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mental health and global movement of people
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Section of Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Lancet 370:1109-11. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint The Asian tsunami
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:197-8. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Pathways to care for patients with bipolar disorder
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Department of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity, David Goldberg Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Bipolar Disord 7:236-45. 2005
    ..It is essential that clinicians are aware of pathways and barriers so that appropriate and accessible care can be provided...
  41. doi request reprint Alienist in the 21st century
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Asian J Psychiatr 4:92-5. 2011
    ..However, in spite of some skepticism, patients will always need psychiatrists, even though their roles may change. In this paper we highlight some of these issues and suggest some ways to move forward...
  42. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychiatric problems in ethnic minority patients
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Practitioner 246:147, 151-3, 157-8 passim. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Inception rates of deliberate self-harm among adolescents in West London
    Dinesh Bhugra
    HSRD, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:247-50. 2003
    ..Studies have suggested that inception rates of deliberate self-harm among different ethnic group adolescents are broadly similar...
  44. ncbi request reprint Culture-bound syndromes: the story of dhat syndrome
    A Sumathipala
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:200-9. 2004
    ..Culture-bound syndrome is a term used to describe the uniqueness of some syndromes in specific cultures. Dhat (semen-loss anxiety) has been considered to be an exotic 'neurosis of the Orient'...
  45. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of an educational intervention for depression among Asian women in primary care in the United Kingdom
    K S Jacob
    Section of Epidemiology and General Practice, Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:139-48. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of patient education on patient perspectives and outcome of depression in a sample of Asian women in primary care...