Gerard Leavey

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint U.K. Clergy and people in mental distress: community and patterns of pastoral care
    Gerard Leavey
    University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:79-104. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Spiritual beliefs near the end of life: a prospective cohort study of people with cancer receiving palliative care
    Michael King
    UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK
    Psychooncology 22:2505-12. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Integration of sexual trauma in a religious narrative: transformation, resolution and growth among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:21-46. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Service quality and clinical outcomes: an example from mental health rehabilitation services in England
    Helen Killaspy
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:28-34. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and the medicalization of sadness: conceptualization and recommended help-seeking
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:165-75. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived racism, medication adherence, and hospital admission in African-Caribbean patients with psychosis in the United Kingdom
    Apu Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:915-23. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Khat use and mental illness: a critical review
    Nasir Warfa
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:309-18. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Finding help: Turkish-speaking refugees and migrants with a history of psychosis
    Gerard Leavey
    Department of Mental Health Science, University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:258-74. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:548-70. 2010
  10. pmc Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale
    Apu T Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint U.K. Clergy and people in mental distress: community and patterns of pastoral care
    Gerard Leavey
    University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:79-104. 2008
    ..The provision of such care was generally influenced by religious tradition and beliefs, community integrity and mission. Implications of the findings for collaboration with pastoral care are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Spiritual beliefs near the end of life: a prospective cohort study of people with cancer receiving palliative care
    Michael King
    UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK
    Psychooncology 22:2505-12. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Integration of sexual trauma in a religious narrative: transformation, resolution and growth among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:21-46. 2013
    ..We conclude by discussing the findings in the light of the existing literature on the interaction of trauma and spirituality...
  4. doi request reprint Service quality and clinical outcomes: an example from mental health rehabilitation services in England
    Helen Killaspy
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:28-34. 2013
    ..Current health policy assumes better quality services lead to better outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and the medicalization of sadness: conceptualization and recommended help-seeking
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:165-75. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived racism, medication adherence, and hospital admission in African-Caribbean patients with psychosis in the United Kingdom
    Apu Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:915-23. 2011
    ..Differences in outcome between African-Caribbean and white British patients with psychosis may be due to perceived racism and a difficulty in trusting services seen as discriminatory...
  7. ncbi request reprint Khat use and mental illness: a critical review
    Nasir Warfa
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:309-18. 2007
    ..There is a need for improved research on khat use and its possible association with psychiatric disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Finding help: Turkish-speaking refugees and migrants with a history of psychosis
    Gerard Leavey
    Department of Mental Health Science, University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:258-74. 2007
    ..Their explanatory models of illness were complex and fragmentary and the relationship between explanations and help seeking is seldom linear. The implications of these findings for health services are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:548-70. 2010
    ..We conclude by discussing the clinical implications of this religious narrative, highlighting the importance of incorporating existential issues into clinical practice...
  10. pmc Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale
    Apu T Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009
    ..We wanted to develop a measure of perceived racism in UK African-Caribbean patients with psychosis..
  11. ncbi request reprint Challenges to sanctuary: the clergy as a resource for mental health care in the community
    Gerard Leavey
    Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:548-59. 2007
    ..We argue that any proposed extension of clergy involvement in mental health will require further research and thorough deliberation by mental health services and religious organisations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing stigma: a comparison of Greek-Cypriot and English attitudes towards mental illness in north London
    Chris Papadopoulos
    St Ann s Hospital, St Ann s Road, Research and Development Department, London, N15 3TH, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:430-4. 2002
    ..Previous research points to particularly strong stigmatising attitudes in Greek and Greek Cypriots (Triandis 1989). It is unclear whether these attitudes continue to be held by UK-born Greek Cypriots...
  13. ncbi request reprint The devil is in the detail: partnerships between psychiatry and faith-based organisations
    Gerard Leavey
    Br J Psychiatry 191:97-8. 2007
    ..However, there has been a failure to examine the form and parameters of partnerships between faith-based organisations and psychiatry...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychological disorder amongst refugee and migrant schoolchildren in London
    Gerard Leavey
    Research Department, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust, Haringey NHS Teaching Primary Care Trust, St Ann s Hospital, St Ann s Road, London N15 3TH, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:191-5. 2004
    ..However, there are very little epidemiological data available on their mental health. In this study, we aimed to examine the prevalence of psychological problems among refugee and migrant schoolchildren compared to their UK-born peers...