G J Rubin

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions for postoperative fatigue
    G J Rubin
    Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Surg 89:971-84. 2002
  2. pmc Reassuring and managing patients with concerns about swine flu: qualitative interviews with callers to NHS Direct
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre PO62, Cutcombe Road, London SE59RJ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:451. 2010
  3. doi request reprint How to reduce the impact of "low-risk patients" following a bioterrorist incident: lessons from SARS, anthrax, and pneumonic plague
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, London, UK
    Biosecur Bioterror 8:37-43. 2010
  4. pmc Perceptions and reactions with regard to pneumonic plague
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, James Black Centre, 125 Coldharbour Lane, Camberwell, London SE5 9NU, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:120-2. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields (formerly 'electromagnetic hypersensitivity'): An updated systematic review of provocation studies
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:1-11. 2010
  6. pmc Public perceptions, anxiety, and behaviour change in relation to the swine flu outbreak: cross sectional telephone survey
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 339:b2651. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in assessing general population reactions in the immediate aftermath of a terrorist attack
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S29-35. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors associated with self-reported sensitivity to mobile phones
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:1-9; discussion 11-2. 2008
  9. pmc Public information needs after the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko with polonium-210 in London: cross sectional telephone survey and qualitative analysis
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 335:1143. 2007
  10. pmc Psychological and behavioural reactions to the bombings in London on 7 July 2005: cross sectional survey of a representative sample of Londoners
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre PO62, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 331:606. 2005

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions for postoperative fatigue
    G J Rubin
    Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine and the Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Surg 89:971-84. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review was to identify all studies that have assessed interventions for postoperative fatigue and to evaluate these interventions using meta-analytical techniques...
  2. pmc Reassuring and managing patients with concerns about swine flu: qualitative interviews with callers to NHS Direct
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre PO62, Cutcombe Road, London SE59RJ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:451. 2010
    ..We used qualitative interviews to identify the main reasons why people approached NHS Direct with concerns about swine flu and to identify aspects of their contact which were reassuring, using a framework approach...
  3. doi request reprint How to reduce the impact of "low-risk patients" following a bioterrorist incident: lessons from SARS, anthrax, and pneumonic plague
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, London, UK
    Biosecur Bioterror 8:37-43. 2010
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  4. pmc Perceptions and reactions with regard to pneumonic plague
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, James Black Centre, 125 Coldharbour Lane, Camberwell, London SE5 9NU, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:120-2. 2010
    ..Likely compliance with official recommendations ranged from good (98% would take antimicrobial drugs) to poor (76% would visit a treatment center). Perceptions about plague were associated with these intentions...
  5. doi request reprint Idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields (formerly 'electromagnetic hypersensitivity'): An updated systematic review of provocation studies
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:1-11. 2010
    ..A narrow focus by clinicians or policy makers on bioelectromagnetic mechanisms is therefore, unlikely to help IEI-EMF patients in the long-term...
  6. pmc Public perceptions, anxiety, and behaviour change in relation to the swine flu outbreak: cross sectional telephone survey
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 339:b2651. 2009
    ..To assess whether perceptions of the swine flu outbreak predicted changes in behaviour among members of the public in England, Scotland, and Wales...
  7. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in assessing general population reactions in the immediate aftermath of a terrorist attack
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S29-35. 2008
    ..This empirical question would benefit from further study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors associated with self-reported sensitivity to mobile phones
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:1-9; discussion 11-2. 2008
    ..Research suggests that electromagnetic fields do not trigger these symptoms. In this study, we examined the differences between these two "sensitive" groups and healthy controls...
  9. pmc Public information needs after the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko with polonium-210 in London: cross sectional telephone survey and qualitative analysis
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 335:1143. 2007
    ..To identify public perceptions of the risk to health after the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko with polonium-210 (210Po) in London and to assess the impact of public health communications...
  10. pmc Psychological and behavioural reactions to the bombings in London on 7 July 2005: cross sectional survey of a representative sample of Londoners
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre PO62, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 331:606. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of the bombings in London on 7 July on stress levels and travel intentions in London's population...
  11. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of treatments for electromagnetic hypersensitivity
    G James Rubin
    Mobile Phones Research Unit, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
    Psychother Psychosom 75:12-8. 2006
    ..Little is known about the aetiology of the condition although experimental data suggest that EMFs are an unlikely causal agent. In this systematic review we assessed the efficacy of any treatment for people reporting EHS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol as a predictor of postoperative fatigue
    G James Rubin
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 67:441-7. 2005
    ..Because elective surgery is one of the few predictable risk factors for chronic fatigue, in this study, we followed a cohort of surgery patients from before to 6 months after their operation to test these theories...
  13. pmc Are some people sensitive to mobile phone signals? Within participants double blind randomised provocation study
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre PO62, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 332:886-91. 2006
    ..To test whether people who report being sensitive to mobile phone signals have more symptoms when exposed to a pulsing mobile signal than when exposed to a sham signal or a non-pulsing signal...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic hypersensitivity: a systematic review of provocation studies
    G James Rubin
    Mobile Phones Research Unit, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
    Psychosom Med 67:224-32. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors in postoperative fatigue
    G James Rubin
    Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 66:959-64. 2004
    ..To assess whether the fatigue commonly reported by patients following surgery is partly a result of somatization and/or cognitive-behavioral factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of the incidence and severity of postoperative fatigue
    G James Rubin
    Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:317-26. 2004
    ..Less is known about its prevalence in other surgical subgroups, and about its long-term prognosis. A systematic review of prospective cohort studies was conducted to clarify these issues...
  17. doi request reprint Frequency and predictors of mass psychogenic illness
    Lisa A Page
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:744-7. 2010
    ..We determined the frequency and predictors of mass psychogenic illness within a sample of chemical incidents...
  18. doi request reprint Can exposure to a terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA)-like signal cause symptoms? A randomised double-blind provocation study
    Rosa Nieto-Hernandez
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:339-44. 2011
    ..6 Hz. We tested whether exposure to a continuous wave signal at 385.25 MHz or a TETRA-like signal resulted in symptoms among users reporting sensitivity to TETRA compared to users not reporting sensitivity to TETRA...
  19. ncbi request reprint Job strain, rank, and mental health in the UK Armed Forces
    Nicola 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Terrorism and dispelling the myth of a panic prone public
    Ben Sheppard
    King s Centre for Risk Management, King s College London, Strand Bridge House, 138 142 Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
    J Public Health Policy 27:219-45; discussion 246-9. 2006
    ..How do fear and anxiety interact with behavioural responses to amplify or attenuate perceptions that can be modified through risk communication undertaken by authorities?..
  21. doi request reprint Can evidence change belief? Reported mobile phone sensitivity following individual feedback of an inability to discriminate active from sham signals
    Rosa Nieto-Hernandez
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 65:453-60. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Multiple chemical sensitivities: review
    Jayati Das-Munshi
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Health Services and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 15:274-80. 2007
    ..The current review will draw together recent research and suggest directions for future investigation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mediating the social and psychological impacts of terrorist attacks: the role of risk perception and risk communication
    M Brooke Rogers
    King s College London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:279-88. 2007
    ..Finally, an investigation of the type of information desired by members of the public leads the authors to make risk communication recommendations targeted at the promotion of more adaptive behaviours in response to CBRN attacks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Enduring consequences of terrorism: 7-month follow-up survey of reactions to the bombings in London on 7 July 2005
    G James Rubin
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:350-6. 2007
    ..Terrorist attacks can have psychological effects on the general public...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiple chemical sensitivities: A systematic review of provocation studies
    Jayati Das-Munshi
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, London
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1257-64. 2006
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  26. doi request reprint Using electronic patient records to assess the impact of swine flu (influenza H1N1) on mental health patients
    Lisa A Page
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, 10 Cutcombe Road, London, UK
    J Ment Health 20:60-9. 2011
    ..Electronic patient records are increasingly used in primary care research, but rarely in psychiatric research. Little is known about how people with pre-existing mental illness respond to public health threats...
  27. doi request reprint The impact of communications about swine flu (influenza A H1N1v) on public responses to the outbreak: results from 36 national telephone surveys in the UK
    G J Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:183-266. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Long-lasting T cell responses to biological warfare vaccines in human vaccinees
    Jennifer S Allen
    Department of Immunobiology, School of Medicine, King s College London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1-7. 2006
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