- The effectiveness of psychological treatments for treatment-resistant depression: a systematic reviewS McPherson
Psychotherapy Evaluation Research Unit, Tavistock Centre, London, UK
Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:331-40. 2005..A systematic review of all studies (controlled and uncontrolled) to evaluate psychological interventions with treatment-resistant depression...
- Social determinants of diagnostic labels in depressionSusan McPherson
Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, Belsize Centre, 94 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5NE, UK
Soc Sci Med 62:50-8. 2006..Exploring the changing use of official and unofficial labels over time in this way provides a novel historical perspective on the concept of depression in the late twentieth-century...
- Negotiating 'depression' in primary care: a qualitative studySusan McPherson
University of Essex, Colchester, UK
Soc Sci Med 69:1137-43. 2009..The implications of this process are discussed in relation to patients' subsequent access or lack of access to services and the way in which these findings highlight the processes by which medicine frames disease...
- General practitioner management of depression: a systematic reviewSusan McPherson
School of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom
Qual Health Res 22:1150-9. 2012..The results of the analysis illuminate the complex dilemma faced by GPs in managing depression, which appears to be characterized by a sense of dissonance between the medicalization of depression and a sense of its social determinants...
- Apathy and executive function in Alzheimer's diseaseSusan McPherson
Alzheimer s Disease Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:373-81. 2002..Neuropsychological measures not dependent on executive functions were unrelated to apathy. Apathy is associated with executive dysfunction and not with other neuropsychological deficits. Apathy is distinct from dysphoria...
- Sensitivity and specificity of finger tapping test scores for the detection of suspect effortGinger Arnold
Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90509, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 19:105-20. 2005..In conclusion, results indicate that when using finger tapping scores to detect noncredible performance: (a) Dominant hand performance is more sensitive, and (b) cutoffs should be selected based on gender and claimed diagnosis...