T J Harris

Summary

Affiliation: St George's
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Do income questions and seeking consent to link medical records reduce survey response rates? A randomised controlled trial among older people
    S Shah
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
    Br J Gen Pract 51:223-5. 2001
  2. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention by primary care nurses to increase walking in patients aged 60-74 years: protocol of the PACE-Lift (Pedometer Accelerometer Consultation Evaluation - Lift) trial
    Tess Harris
    Population Health Research Centre, St George s University of London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Antidepressant prescribing in older primary care patients in community and care home settings in England and Wales
    Tess Harris
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:41-7. 2012
  4. pmc Depression indicators in a national sample of older community and care home patients: applying the Quality and Outcomes Framework
    Tess Harris
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, Tooting, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:135-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of questionnaire, accelerometer, and pedometer: measures in older people
    Tess J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1392-402. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Optimising recruitment into a study of physical activity in older people: a randomised controlled trial of different approaches
    Tess J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17ORE, UK
    Age Ageing 37:659-65. 2008
  7. pmc Less healthy, but more active: opposing selection biases when recruiting older people to a physical activity study through primary care
    Tess J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17 ORE, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:182. 2008
  8. doi request reprint What factors are associated with physical activity in older people, assessed objectively by accelerometry?
    T J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17 ORE, UK
    Br J Sports Med 43:442-50. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Onset and persistence of depression in older people--results from a 2-year community follow-up study
    Tess Harris
    St George s University of London SGUL, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Age Ageing 35:25-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Are depression, anxiety and health beliefs important predictors of older people's primary care consulting?
    Tess Harris
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Age Ageing 34:398-401. 2005

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Do income questions and seeking consent to link medical records reduce survey response rates? A randomised controlled trial among older people
    S Shah
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
    Br J Gen Pract 51:223-5. 2001
    ..The overall response rate was 62.8%. In this study, the inclusion of an income question or seeking consent to access medical records did not reduce response rates to a health survey among older people...
  2. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention by primary care nurses to increase walking in patients aged 60-74 years: protocol of the PACE-Lift (Pedometer Accelerometer Consultation Evaluation - Lift) trial
    Tess Harris
    Population Health Research Centre, St George s University of London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:5. 2013
    ..This protocol describes an innovative intervention to increase walking in older people, incorporating pedometer and accelerometer feedback within a primary care nurse physical activity consultation, using behaviour change techniques...
  3. doi request reprint Antidepressant prescribing in older primary care patients in community and care home settings in England and Wales
    Tess Harris
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:41-7. 2012
    ..To compare the prevalence and predictors of antidepressant prescribing in older care home and community residents in England and Wales...
  4. pmc Depression indicators in a national sample of older community and care home patients: applying the Quality and Outcomes Framework
    Tess Harris
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, Tooting, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:135-8. 2011
    ..Age, sex, and higher care home dementia prevalence did not explain these differences. Case finding and assessment of depression need to be improved in older people, particularly care home residents...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of questionnaire, accelerometer, and pedometer: measures in older people
    Tess J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1392-402. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Optimising recruitment into a study of physical activity in older people: a randomised controlled trial of different approaches
    Tess J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17ORE, UK
    Age Ageing 37:659-65. 2008
    ..Including a questionnaire with the invitation would provide information about non-participants and selection bias, but could reduce recruitment. Telephone contact might encourage participation...
  7. pmc Less healthy, but more active: opposing selection biases when recruiting older people to a physical activity study through primary care
    Tess J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17 ORE, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:182. 2008
    ..Physical activity studies in older people experience poor recruitment. We wished to assess the influence of activity levels and health status on recruitment to a physical activity study in older people...
  8. doi request reprint What factors are associated with physical activity in older people, assessed objectively by accelerometry?
    T J Harris
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, SW17 ORE, UK
    Br J Sports Med 43:442-50. 2009
    ..To assess physical activity (PA) levels measured objectively using accelerometers in community-dwelling older people and to examine the associations with health, disability, anthropometric measures and psychosocial factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Onset and persistence of depression in older people--results from a 2-year community follow-up study
    Tess Harris
    St George s University of London SGUL, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Age Ageing 35:25-32. 2006
    ..For onset and persistence of depression, the effect of changes in these risk factors over time is unclear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are depression, anxiety and health beliefs important predictors of older people's primary care consulting?
    Tess Harris
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Age Ageing 34:398-401. 2005
  11. pmc Quality of chronic disease care for older people in care homes and the community in a primary care pay for performance system: retrospective study
    Sunil M Shah
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMJ 342:d912. 2011
    ..To describe the quality of care for chronic diseases among older people in care homes (nursing and residential) compared with the community in a pay for performance system...
  12. doi request reprint Calcium supplementation, cardiovascular disease and mortality in older women
    Sunil M Shah
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:59-64. 2010
    ..To investigate the long-term cumulative effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on cardiovascular outcomes and death in older women...
  13. ncbi request reprint What factors predict potentially inappropriate primary care prescribing in older people? Analysis of UK primary care patient record database
    Iain M Carey
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Drugs Aging 25:693-706. 2008
    ..Potentially inappropriate prescribing (PIP) in older people has been identified as a substantial problem, but few large population-based studies have investigated the underlying factors that predict it...
  14. pmc Linking questionnaires to primary care records: factors affecting consent in older people
    Tess Harris
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:336-8. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Differences in hormone replacement therapy use by social class, region and psychological symptoms
    S Shah
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    BJOG 108:269-75. 2001
    ..The relationship between psychological symptoms, use of medical services and use of hormone replacement therapy suggests that hormone replacement therapy is prescribed for the management of psychological symptoms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of depressive symptoms in older people--a survey of two general practice populations
    Tess Harris
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St George s Hospital Medical School, Tooting, London, UK
    Age Ageing 32:510-8. 2003
    ..Studies have shown strong associations between disability, social support and depressive symptoms in older people; but socio-economic effects are less clear and little is known about the role of health locus of control...
  17. pmc Linking survey data with computerised records to predict consulting by older people
    Tess Harris
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:928-31. 2004
    ..Although physical ill health was the most important, the other factors had independent effects and may be useful in understanding the increase in consulting by older people...
  18. pmc Spurious trends in coronary heart disease incidence: unintended consequences of the new GP contract?
    Iain M Carey
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, London
    Br J Gen Pract 57:486-9. 2007
    ..Planners need to be aware of such issues when evaluating trends in CHD or other similar conditions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in potentially inappropriate prescribing amongst older UK primary care patients
    Stephen De Wilde
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:658-67. 2007
    ..To examine trends in UK primary care prescribing of medications potentially inappropriate for older people in the context of published international data...
  20. doi request reprint Identifying the clinical characteristics of older people living in care homes using a novel approach in a primary care database
    Sunil M Shah
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Age Ageing 39:617-23. 2010
    ..to enhance identification of older nursing and residential home residents in a national sample and describe their chronic disease prevalence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mammography uptake predictors in older women
    Tess J Harris
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Fam Pract 19:661-4. 2002
    ..In women aged under 65 years, socio-economic factors and general health behaviours are important predictors of mammography uptake. Little is known about whether these factors are important in older women...