L M Howard

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The needs of mothers with severe mental illness: a comparison of assessments of needs by staff and patients
    Louise M Howard
    Section of Community Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, PO29 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:131-6. 2008
  2. pmc Why is recruitment to trials difficult? An investigation into recruitment difficulties in an RCT of supported employment in patients with severe mental illness
    Louise Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, PO29 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:40-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in evaluating the effectiveness of women's crisis houses compared with psychiatric wards: findings from a pilot patient preference RCT
    Louise M Howard
    Department of Health Service and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:722-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the needs of pregnant women and mothers with severe mental illness: the psychometric properties of the Camberwell Assessment of Need - Mothers (CAN-M)
    L Howard
    Section of Community Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, PO29 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:177-85. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome and maternal depression
    Louise M Howard
    Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1279-83. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of hip fracture in patients with a history of schizophrenia
    Louise Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:129-34. 2007
  7. pmc Antidepressant prevention of postnatal depression
    Louise M Howard
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e389. 2006
  8. pmc Are investigations anxiolytic or anxiogenic? A randomised controlled trial of neuroimaging to provide reassurance in chronic daily headache
    L Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1558-64. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Fertility and pregnancy in women with psychotic disorders
    Louise M Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:3-10. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of parenting outcome in women with psychotic disorders discharged from mother and baby units
    L M Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:347-55. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint The needs of mothers with severe mental illness: a comparison of assessments of needs by staff and patients
    Louise M Howard
    Section of Community Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, PO29 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:131-6. 2008
    ..This highlights the importance of the views of the mothers themselves, as well as assessments by staff...
  2. pmc Why is recruitment to trials difficult? An investigation into recruitment difficulties in an RCT of supported employment in patients with severe mental illness
    Louise Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, PO29 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:40-6. 2009
    ..Under-recruitment to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is often problematic and there may be particular difficulties in recruiting patients with severe mental illness...
  3. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in evaluating the effectiveness of women's crisis houses compared with psychiatric wards: findings from a pilot patient preference RCT
    Louise M Howard
    Department of Health Service and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:722-7. 2009
    ..Recruitment of patients with acute psychiatric crises is therefore challenging; researchers evaluating acute services should establish a consensus on how ethically and practically to recruit patients in this setting...
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the needs of pregnant women and mothers with severe mental illness: the psychometric properties of the Camberwell Assessment of Need - Mothers (CAN-M)
    L Howard
    Section of Community Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, PO29 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:177-85. 2007
    ..52, confidence interval = -0.73 to -0.23, p < 0.01). We conclude that the CAN-M is a reliable and valid instrument for assessing the needs of pregnant women and mothers with severe mental illness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome and maternal depression
    Louise M Howard
    Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1279-83. 2007
    ..To investigate whether there is an association between sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and perinatal depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of hip fracture in patients with a history of schizophrenia
    Louise Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:129-34. 2007
    ..There is evidence of an association between decreased bone mineral density, schizophrenia, and prolactin-raising antipsychotic medication. However, it is not known whether this is clinically significant...
  7. pmc Antidepressant prevention of postnatal depression
    Louise M Howard
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e389. 2006
  8. pmc Are investigations anxiolytic or anxiogenic? A randomised controlled trial of neuroimaging to provide reassurance in chronic daily headache
    L Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1558-64. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Fertility and pregnancy in women with psychotic disorders
    Louise M Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:3-10. 2005
    ..Close liaison between all health professionals during pregnancy and postpartum is essential for optimal management of these high risk pregnancies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of parenting outcome in women with psychotic disorders discharged from mother and baby units
    L M Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:347-55. 2004
    ..To compare the social and clinical characteristics of mothers with psychotic disorders with parenting difficulties, with mothers with no significant parenting problems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Medical outcome of pregnancy in women with psychotic disorders and their infants in the first year after birth
    Louise M Howard
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:63-7. 2003
    ..There has been little research into the health of infants of women with psychotic disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint The general fertility rate in women with psychotic disorders
    Louise Michele Howard
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 159:991-7. 2002
    ..This study determined the general fertility rate and age-specific fertility rates for women with psychotic disorders...
  13. pmc Admission to women's crisis houses or to psychiatric wards: women's pathways to admission
    Louise M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, P O 29, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1443-9. 2008
    ..A women's crisis house is a residential mental health crisis facility for women who would otherwise be considered for voluntary hospital admission...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics and needs of mothers with psychotic disorders
    L M Howard
    Sections of Community Psychiatry (PRiSM) and Perinatal Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London
    Br J Psychiatry 178:427-32. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Many women with psychoses are mothers. Mothers with psychoses are as disabled and have as many needs as women with psychoses without children...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of experiences of domestic violence among psychiatric patients: systematic review
    S Oram
    Section of Women s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:94-9. 2013
    ..Domestic violence has been linked with many mental disorders, including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders and psychosis...
  16. pmc Smoking cessation in pregnant women with mental disorders: a cohort and nested qualitative study
    L M Howard
    PO31 Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BJOG 120:362-70. 2013
    ..To investigate whether 1) pregnant smokers with mental disorders are less likely to accept referrals to smoking cessation services compared with pregnant smokers without disorders; 2) they experience specific barriers to smoking cessation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity and cognitive representations of illness in chronic daily headache
    L A Page
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, P O Box 50, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:549-55. 2004
    ..Our hypothesis was that patients with anxiety or depression would have poorer functional status and differing cognitive representations of illness than would those without psychiatric morbidity...
  18. doi request reprint Linking abuse and recovery through advocacy: an observational study
    K Trevillion
    Section of Women s Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 23:99-113. 2014
    ..Low rates of identification among teams not receiving training suggest that future trials using service user outcomes are unlikely to be feasible. Therefore, other methods of evaluation are needed. ..
  19. doi request reprint Antenatal domestic violence, maternal mental health and subsequent child behaviour: a cohort study
    C Flach
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BJOG 118:1383-91. 2011
    ..To investigate the long-term impact of antenatal domestic violence on maternal psychiatric morbidity and child behaviour...
  20. doi request reprint [The needs of mentally ill parents--a review of the literature]
    Louise M Howard
    Section of Women s Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Prax 38:8-15. 2011
    ..Approximately 10 % of women and 6 % of men who become parents will experience mental health problems and a significant proportion of these have a severe psychiatric illness...
  21. doi request reprint Domestic violence and mental health
    Louise M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:525-34. 2010
    ..The authors argue that any strategy to reduce the burden of women's mental health problems should include efforts to identify, prevent or reduce violence against women...
  22. doi request reprint Cancer diagnosis in people with severe mental illness: practical and ethical issues
    Louise M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 11:797-804. 2010
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Domestic violence and severe psychiatric disorders: prevalence and interventions
    L M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychol Med 40:881-93. 2010
    ..We therefore aimed to review studies on the prevalence of, and the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions in, psychiatric patients experiencing domestic violence...
  24. doi request reprint Emergency department staff views and experiences on diagnostic overshadowing related to people with mental illness
    A van Nieuwenhuizen
    Health Service and Population Research Department, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 22:255-62. 2013
    ..Greater joint working between psychiatric and emergency department staff is suggested as one way to reduce diagnostic overshadowing. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease
    S P Pereira
    Institute of Liver Studies, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Liver Transpl 6:762-8. 2000
    ..Overall, the quality of life after liver transplantation for ALD is high and broadly similar to the levels expected in the normal population...
  26. pmc Supported employment: randomised controlled trial
    Louise M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:404-11. 2010
    ..There have been few trials in other parts of the world...
  27. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators of disclosures of domestic violence by mental health service users: qualitative study
    Diana Rose
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:189-94. 2011
    ..Mental health service users are at high risk of domestic violence but this is often not detected by mental health services...
  28. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial outcome of pregnancy in women with psychotic disorders
    Louise Michele Howard
    PO29, Section of Community Psychiatry, Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 71:49-60. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome and psychiatric disorders
    Louise Michele Howard
    Br J Psychiatry 182:379-80. 2003