Dinesh Bhugra

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Identifying and addressing stresses in international medical graduates
    Gurvinder Kalra
    Institute of Psychiatry, HSRD, London, U K
    Acad Psychiatry 36:323-9. 2012
  3. pmc Cultural competence in mental health care: a review of model evaluations
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:15. 2007
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Migration and mental health
    D Bhugra
    HSRD, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 5AF, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:243-58. 2004
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Identifying and addressing stresses in international medical graduates
    Gurvinder Kalra
    Institute of Psychiatry, HSRD, London, U K
    Acad Psychiatry 36:323-9. 2012
    ..This process of migration and subsequent adjustment can lead to a number of issues that affect personal functioning and response to the new country...
  3. pmc Cultural competence in mental health care: a review of model evaluations
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:15. 2007
    ..Cultural competency is now a core requirement for mental health professionals working with culturally diverse patient groups. Cultural competency training may improve the quality of mental health care for ethnic groups...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Migration and mental health
    D Bhugra
    HSRD, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 5AF, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:243-58. 2004
    ..The process of migration is not simple or straightforward. The aim of this review is to distil existing information on how migration influences individuals' mental state and how it determines help seeking as well as pathways to care...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cultural identities and cultural congruency: a new model for evaluating mental distress in immigrants
    D Bhugra
    Section of Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:84-93. 2005
    ..Societies and cultures have been described as being individualistic or collectivist (also called ego-centric or socio-centric). Similarly individuals are idiocentric or allocentric...
  12. pmc The global prevalence of schizophrenia
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e151; quiz e175. 2005
  13. doi request reprint Professionalism and psychiatry: the profession speaks
    D Bhugra
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:327-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to explore ideas about professionalism and the threat of deprofessionalisation from psychiatrists themselves...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint The Asian tsunami
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:197-8. 2006
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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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  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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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  32. ncbi request reprint Depression and common mental disorders in lone parents: results of the 2000 National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    C Cooper
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:335-42. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the relative contributions of financial strain and decreased social support to the excess of depression and common mental disorders (CMD) in lone parents...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint 'Physical or psychological?'- a comparative study of causal attribution for chronic fatigue in Brazilian and British primary care patients
    H J Cho
    Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:34-41. 2008
    ..Causal attribution influences symptom experience, help-seeking behaviour and prognosis in chronic fatigue syndrome. We compared causal attribution of patients with unexplained chronic fatigue (UCF) in Brazil and Britain...
  38. doi request reprint Debt, income and mental disorder in the general population
    R Jenkins
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:1485-93. 2008
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that the association between low income and mental disorder is mediated by debt and its attendant financial hardship...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Decision making process for compulsory admission: study of a group of psychiatrists of Sardinia, Italy]
    P Dazzan
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AZ, UK
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 10:37-45. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the attitudes in the decision making process for admitting patients compulsorily under the Italian Law 180/78...
  40. ncbi request reprint 'They're all depressed, aren't they?' A qualitative study of social care workers and depression in older adults
    N McCrae
    Section of Mental Health and Ageing, Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 9:508-16. 2005
    ..While primary care was criticised for not taking depression seriously in older people, mental health services were generally praised. Expansion of social, recreational and psychological interventions was advocated...
  41. 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
    ..An understanding of the manner in which therapeutic alliances are formed between the clinician and the patient is necessary to understand decision making...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural validity of the Amritsar Depression Inventory and the General Health Questionnaire amongst English and Punjabi primary care attenders
    K Bhui
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 35:248-54. 2000
    ..In order to estimate the health needs of cultural groups, the cross-cultural validity of instruments requires investigation in distinct cultural rather than ethnic or racial groups...
  47. ncbi request reprint Experiences and expectations of refugee doctors: Qualitative study
    S Cohn
    Goldsmiths College, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:74-8. 2006
    ..Refugee doctors constitute a potentially valuable resource for reducing the recruitment crisis in psychiatry. However, various hurdles make their route into the National Health Service (NHS) difficult...
  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint Perceptions of and attitudes toward antidepressants: stigma attached to their use--a review
    João Maurício Castaldelli-Maia
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Fundacao do ABC, Avenida Lauro Gomes 2000, Vila Sacadura Cabral, Santo Andre, SP, Brazil
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:866-71. 2011
    ..Stigma against medication can be a useful target for interventions, just like the stigma related to depression. However, clinicians must be careful in avoiding the medicalization of symptoms...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. 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'...
  56. ncbi request reprint Why people do not take their psychotropic drugs as prescribed: results of the 2000 National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    C Cooper
    UCL, Department of Mental Health Sciences, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:47-53. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence and determinants of the reasons given for non-adherence to psychiatric medication in a representative community survey...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ideas of distorted ethnic identity in 43 cases of psychosis
    D Bhugra
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 47:1-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Majority white culture may influence vulnerable patients who have psychoses to incorporate a range of ideas of distorted ethnic identity in their psychopathology...
  58. ncbi request reprint The evidence base of complementary and alternative therapies in depression
    A F Thachil
    Kings College London, Section of Cultural Psychiatry, HSRD, PO 25, Institute of Psychiatry, DeCrespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Affect Disord 97:23-35. 2007
    ..This paper reviews the evidence of efficacy of different types of CAM in depression with the aim of identifying the highest level of evidence...
  59. ncbi request reprint Mad tales from Bollywood: the impact of social, political, and economic climate on the portrayal of mental illness in Hindi films
    D Bhugra
    Health Services Research Department, Section of Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:250-6. 2005
    ..To study the portrayal of mental illness (especially psychosis) in Hindi films since 1950 and to study the influence of prevalent social, political and economic factors on each portrayal...
  60. ncbi request reprint 'I was running away from death'- the pre-flight experiences of unaccompanied asylum seeking children in the UK
    S Thomas
    Department of War Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:113-22. 2004
    ..To collect information about the pre-flight experiences of unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) in the UK to increase the understanding of support needed on arrival in the UK...
  61. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry and disaster: paradoxical relationship
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:195-7. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in prisoners. 2: risk factors and psychiatric service use
    Jeremy Coid
    Department of Psychological Medicine, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London
    Br J Psychiatry 181:481-7. 2002
    ..The high rates of psychiatric morbidity in prisoners vary between ethnic groups...
  63. pmc Stress, lies and red tape: the views, success rates and stress levels of the MTAS cohort
    Paul Whelan
    Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London
    J R Soc Med 101:313-8. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Trends in service use and treatment for mental disorders in adults throughout Great Britain
    Traolach S Brugha
    Brandon Mental Health Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:378-84. 2004
    ..Trends in health treatments and outcomes in the general population may be used to monitor achievement of health targets...
  65. ncbi request reprint Assessing the prevalence of depression in Punjabi and English primary care attenders: the role of culture, physical illness and somatic symptoms
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary College, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 41:307-22. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in prisoners. 1: criminality and psychiatric morbidity
    Jeremy Coid
    Department of Psychological Medicine, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London
    Br J Psychiatry 181:473-80. 2002
    ..In England and Wales, persons of African-Caribbean origin are more likely to be both imprisoned and admitted to secure hospitals...
  67. doi request reprint Completed suicide among Sinhalese in Sri Lanka: a psychological autopsy study
    Sudath Samaraweera
    Community Medicine, Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:221-8. 2008
    ..We found it possible to use psychological autopsy methods to obtain information which can inform planned prevention measures...
  68. ncbi request reprint Causal explanations of distress and general practitioners' assessments of common mental disorder among punjabi and English attendees
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    St Bartholomew s and Royal London Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:38-45. 2002
    ..This study investigates whether cultural variations in patients' causal explanatory models account for cultural variations in the assessment of non-psychotic mental disorders in primary care...
  69. doi request reprint Possession states in Northern Sri Lanka
    Daya Somasundaram
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
    Psychopathology 41:245-53. 2008
    ..Possession' is defined here as the experience of being taken over, controlled or occupied by another spirit or force...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mental health and psychosocial aspects of disaster preparedness
    Vijay Chandra
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:493-4. 2006
  71. ncbi request reprint The concept of neurosis in a cross-cultural perspective
    Santosh Kumar Chaturvedi
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, NIMHANS, Bangalore 560029, India
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:47-51. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss the current state of research on the concept of neurosis across cultures and to document the advances made in this field over the previous year...
  72. ncbi request reprint Tsunami and mental health in Thailand
    Taweesin Visanuyothin
    Department of Mental Health, Academic Bureau, Ministry of Public Health, Royal Government of Thailand, Bangkok
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:271-3. 2006
    ..A Mobile Mental Health Team provided on the spot needs assessment and help. Thai experience provides a culturally acceptable way of delivering mental health services and normalization was the most appropriate response...
  73. ncbi request reprint Self-harm in South Asian women: a literature review informed approach to assessment and formulation
    Kamran Ahmed
    Kings College London, 246 Whitton Avenue East, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 0QA, United Kingdom
    Am J Psychother 61:71-81. 2007
    ..Literature reviews can help in conducting culturally competent assessments and enable better interventions for this group of patients. The key cultural areas identified are discussed in detail...
  74. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric epidemiology in India
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Deemed University Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Med Res 126:183-92. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Mental health and psychosocial support after the tsunami: observations across affected nations
    Vijay Chandra
    Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit, Department of Non communicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Regional Office for South East Asia, New Delhi, India
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:205-11. 2006
    ..In this paper we present the overall observations and suggest the way forward...
  76. ncbi request reprint Belief models in first episode schizophrenia in South India
    Balasubramanian Saravanan
    Institute of Psychiatry, London and Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:446-51. 2007
    ..Existing evidence indicates that dissonance between patients' and professionals' explanatory models affects engagement of patients with psychiatric services in Western and non-Western countries...
  77. ncbi request reprint Panel 2.6: mental and psychosocial effects of the Tsunami on the affected populations
    M L Somchai Chakrabhan
    World Health Organization WHO Southeast Asia Region
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:414-9. 2005
    ..Subsections in the stakeholder agreement section include: (1) public-private partnerships; and (2) preparedness...
  78. ncbi request reprint Lundby revisited: first incidence of mental disorders 1947-1997
    Mats Bogren
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, Lundby Study, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:178-86. 2007
    ..To investigate how first incidence of various mental disorders changed between the periods of 1947-1972 to 1972-1997 in the Lundby cohort...
  79. ncbi request reprint Explanatory models for mental distress: implications for clinical practice and research
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Br J Psychiatry 181:6-7. 2002
  80. pmc MTAS: Mental health of applicants seems to be deteriorating
    Gregory J Lydall
    BMJ 334:1335. 2007
  81. ncbi request reprint Globalization, cultural psychiatry and mental distress
    Anastasia Mastrogianni
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:163-5. 2003
  82. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry: de-professionalisation
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:291-2. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Lumping or splitting in diagnosis--what's the point?
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:387-8. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Decision-making in psychiatry: what can we learn?
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:1-3. 2008
  85. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about psychosis and psychiatric services: a qualitative study from Vellore, India
    Balasubramaniam Saravanan
    Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:231-8. 2008
    ..The results indicate the need for better understanding of local perceptions of psychosis...
  86. ncbi request reprint Representation of asylum seekers and refugees among psychiatric inpatients in London
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University, London
    Psychiatr Serv 57:270-2. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the representation of refugees among psychiatric inpatients, given that it has been suggested that they use a disproportionate level of care compared with nonrefugees...
  87. ncbi request reprint Decision making by patients: who gains?
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:5-6. 2008
  88. ncbi request reprint First incidence depression in the Lundby Study: a comparison of the two time periods 1947-1972 and 1972-1997
    Cecilia Mattisson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, The Lundby Study, Lund University Hospital, St Lars, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 87:151-60. 2005
    ..This study compares first incidence rates of depression and cumulative probabilities for developing a depression over the two time periods 1947-1972 and 1972-1997...