- U.K. Clergy and people in mental distress: community and patterns of pastoral careGerard 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...
- Service quality and clinical outcomes: an example from mental health rehabilitation services in EnglandHelen 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...
- Depression and the medicalization of sadness: conceptualization and recommended help-seekingGlòria Durà-Vilà
Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:165-75. 2013....
- Perceived racism, medication adherence, and hospital admission in African-Caribbean patients with psychosis in the United KingdomApu 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...
- Integration of sexual trauma in a religious narrative: transformation, resolution and growth among contemplative nunsGlòria 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...
- Finding help: Turkish-speaking refugees and migrants with a history of psychosisGerard 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...
- Khat use and mental illness: a critical reviewNasir 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...
- The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nunsGlòria 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...
- Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scaleApu 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..
- Challenges to sanctuary: the clergy as a resource for mental health care in the communityGerard 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...
- Factors influencing stigma: a comparison of Greek-Cypriot and English attitudes towards mental illness in north LondonChris 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...
- The devil is in the detail: partnerships between psychiatry and faith-based organisationsGerard 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...
- Psychological disorder amongst refugee and migrant schoolchildren in LondonGerard 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...