Affiliation: King's College London
- Building consensus in health care: a guide to using the nominal group techniqueJane Allen
Nottingham Primary Care Research Partnership, Broxtowe and Hucknall Primary Care Trust
Br J Community Nurs 9:110-4. 2004....
- Explanations for the increase in mental health problems in UK reserve forces who have served in IraqTess Browne
King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, UK
Br J Psychiatry 190:484-9. 2007..Deployment to the 2003 Iraq War was associated with ill health in reserve armed forces personnel...
- The contribution of prior psychological symptoms and combat exposure to post Iraq deployment mental health in the UK militaryRoberto J Rona
King s College London, King Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
J Trauma Stress 22:11-9. 2009..The authors concluded that combat exposure and group cohesion have an effect on mental health outcomes independent of previous mental health status, which explains why screening prior to deployment is ineffective...
- Do medical services personnel who deployed to the Iraq war have worse mental health than other deployed personnel?Margaret Jones
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
Eur J Public Health 18:422-7. 2008..The aim of this study was to compare the burden of mental ill health in deployed medics with all other trades during the Iraq war...
- The burden of psychological symptoms in UK Armed ForcesMargaret Jones
King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
Occup Med (Lond) 56:322-8. 2006..To assess the prevalence of psychological symptoms during periods of relatively low deployment activity and the factors associated with each psychological health outcome...
- Mental health screening in armed forces before the Iraq war and prevention of subsequent psychological morbidity: follow-up studyRoberto J Rona
King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
BMJ 333:991. 2006..To assess whether screening for mental disorder before the start of the 2003 Iraq war would have predicted subsequent mental disorders...
- The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on impairment in the UK military at the time of the Iraq warRoberto J Rona
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE1 9RJ, UK
J Psychiatr Res 43:649-55. 2009..Functional impairment is a serious problem for those with PTSD. The impairment is not confined to those with the highest PCL-score. Avoidance/numbing is the criterion which makes the greatest independent contribution to impairment...
- Alcohol misuse and functional impairment in the UK Armed Forces: a population-based studyRoberto J Rona
King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ, UK
Drug Alcohol Depend 108:37-42. 2010..To assess whether alcohol misuse was associated with functional impairment in the military, and whether an association between any of the measures of alcohol misuse and impairment would be explained by psychiatric comorbidity...
- Is previous psychological health associated with the likelihood of Iraq War deployment? An investigation of the "healthy warrior effect"Jennifer Wilson
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
Am J Epidemiol 169:1362-9. 2009..This study demonstrated a small "healthy warrior effect"; persons with better psychological health had a higher chance of being deployed, even after adjustment for predeployment medical fitness...
- Is there an Iraq war syndrome? Comparison of the health of UK service personnel after the Gulf and Iraq warsOded Horn
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
Lancet 367:1742-6. 2006..UK armed forces personnel who took part in the 1991 Gulf war experienced an increase in symptomatic ill health, colloquially known as Gulf war syndrome. Speculation about an Iraq war syndrome has already started...
- Mild traumatic brain injury in UK military personnel returning from Afghanistan and Iraq: cohort and cross-sectional analysesRoberto J Rona
King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
J Head Trauma Rehabil 27:33-44. 2012....
- What are the consequences of deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan on the mental health of the UK armed forces? A cohort studyNicola T Fear
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, UK
Lancet 375:1783-97. 2010..We examined the consequences of deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan on the mental health of UK armed forces from 2003 to 2009, the effect of multiple deployments, and time since return from deployment...
- Job strain, rank, and mental health in the UK Armed ForcesNicola Townsend Fear
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
Int J Occup Environ Health 15:291-8. 2009..Adjustment for rank had negligible effect on level of association between job strain and psychological symptoms. Reported job strain and rank contributed independently to psychological symptoms...
- Risky driving among regular armed forces personnel from the United KingdomNicola T Fear
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, England
Am J Prev Med 35:230-6. 2008..Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for service personnel from the United Kingdom (UK). Little is known about the pattern of risky driving by these service personnel...
- Coming home: social functioning and the mental health of UK Reservists on return from deployment to Iraq or AfghanistanSamuel B Harvey
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Ann Epidemiol 21:666-72. 2011..We aimed to examine the postdeployment social functioning of Reservists and to explore the relationship between adverse postdeployment experiences and subsequent mental ill health...
- Predicting persistent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in UK military personnel who served in Iraq: a longitudinal studyRoberto J Rona
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Rd, London SE5 9RJ, UK
J Psychiatr Res 46:1191-8. 2012..Many factors contribute to the persistence of PTSD but none alone is useful for clinical prediction...
- How many mailouts? Could attempts to increase the response rate in the Iraq war cohort study be counterproductive?A Rosemary Tate
King s Centre for Military Health, Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 7:51. 2007....
- The meaning of self-perception of health in the UK armed forcesRoberto J Rona
King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research, London, UK
Br J Health Psychol 11:703-15. 2006..We assessed the characteristics of self-perception of health (SPH) in relation to psychological distress and physical symptoms, and willingness of servicemen to see their Medical Officer (MO) by their SPH rating...
- Patterns of drinking in the UK Armed ForcesNicola T Fear
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, King s College London, London, UK
Addiction 102:1749-59. 2007..To examine patterns of drinking in the UK Armed Forces, how they vary according to gender and other demographics, and to make comparisons with the general population...
- The health of UK military personnel who deployed to the 2003 Iraq war: a cohort studyMatthew Hotopf
King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, UK
Lancet 367:1731-41. 2006..Concerns have been raised about the mental and physical health of UK military personnel who deployed to the 2003 war in Iraq and subsequent tours of duty in the country...
- Does prior psychological health influence recall of military experiences? a prospective studyJennifer Wilson
Department of Psychological Medicine, King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
J Trauma Stress 21:385-93. 2008..With the exception of intrusive thoughts, there is insufficient evidence to suggest predeployment psychological status would be useful in correcting for recall bias in subsequent cross-sectional studies...
- Long-term military work outcomes in soldiers who become mental health casualties when deployed on operationsNorman Jones
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
Psychiatry 73:352-64. 2010....
- Prevalence of delayed-onset posttraumatic stress disorder in military personnel: is there evidence for this disorder?: Results of a prospective UK cohort studyLaura Goodwin
Department of Psychological Medicine, King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College London, London, UK
J Nerv Ment Dis 200:429-37. 2012..Leaving the military or experiencing relationship breakdown was not associated...
- Is the increased reporting of symptomatic ill health in Gulf War veterans related to how one asks the question?Dominic Murphy
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
J Psychosom Res 61:181-6. 2006..The aim of this article is to determine if a GW health effect persisted when the same questions were asked in a "non-GW" context...
- UK armed forces responses to an informed consent policy for anthrax vaccination: a paradoxical effect?Dominic Murphy
King s Centre for Military Health Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, United Kingdom
Vaccine 24:3109-14. 2006..This paper examines responses of personnel to this policy...
- Unmet expectations in primary care and the agreement between doctor and patient: a questionnaire studyRichard Hooper
Department of Public Health Sciences, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
Health Expect 8:26-33. 2005..This disagreement will affect an assessment of whether patient expectations of care were met, and may itself be influenced by fulfillment of expectations...
- Anthrax vaccination in a military population before the war in Iraq: side effects and informed choiceDominic Murphy
Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, United Kingdom
Vaccine 25:7641-8. 2007..To assess any health consequences of the anthrax vaccination programme in UK Armed Forces deployed to Iraq...
- P.r.n. medication use in a psychiatric high-dependency unit following the introduction of a nurse-led activity programmeBen Thomas
St Vincent s Mental Health, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:266-71. 2006..This study shows that a purposeful activity programme for severely disturbed psychiatric clients in a HDU setting can be effective in reducing disturbed behaviour and therefore the need for p.r.n. medication...
- Pyoderma gangrenosum and leg ulcers associated with vasculitis: importance of addressing the underlying disease process when treating inflammatory woundsJennie Burch
St Mark's Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:77-81; discussion 81-2. 2006
- Heroines of lonely outposts or tools of the empire? British nurses in Britain's model colony: Ceylon, 1878-1948Margaret Jones
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, UK
Nurs Inq 11:148-60. 2004..Nursing remained throughout the colonial period therefore, even more so than at the metropolitan centre, the 'Cinderella' of the medical professions...
- Infant and maternal health services in Ceylon, 1900-1948: imperialism or welfare?Margaret Jones
Department of Historical Studies, University of Bristol, UK
Soc Hist Med 15:263-89. 2002..However, it is ultimately on their ability to improve health and welfare that they should be judged...
- Minor illness in children: parents' views and use of health servicesJane Allen
Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Br J Community Nurs 7:462-8. 2002..They wanted to receive the information through interactive group sessions, led by a health visitor, with the inclusion of simple and non-product biased "take home" materials...
- Resistance training improves strength and functional measures in patients with end-stage renal diseaseSamuel Headley
Springfield College, Pioneer Valley Dialysis Center, Military Performance Division, US Army Research, Springfield, MA 01109, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 40:355-64. 2002..The current study was designed to examine the effect of 12 weeks of resistance training on strength and functional ability in 10 medically stable hemodialysis patients (age, 42.8 +/- 4.4 years)...