Camilla M Haw

Summary

Affiliation: St Andrew's Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patients' complaints at a large psychiatric hospital: can they lead to better patient services?
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:400-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Suicide clusters: a review of risk factors and mechanisms
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:97-108. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Body mass index and obesity in adolescents in a psychiatric medium secure service
    C Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Billing Road, Northampton, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 25:167-71. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm: a study of the characteristics and subsequent deaths in patients presenting to a general hospital according to extent of repetition
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:379-96. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Life problems and deliberate self-harm: associations with gender, age, suicidal intent and psychiatric and personality disorder
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 109:139-48. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Antipsychotics for BPSD: an audit of prescribing practice in a specialist psychiatric inpatient unit
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:790-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Dementia and suicidal behavior: a review of the literature
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:440-53. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Off-label psychotropic prescribing for young persons in medium security
    C Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1491-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Problem drug use, drug misuse and deliberate self-harm: trends and patient characteristics, with a focus on young people, Oxford, 1993-2006
    Camilla M Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:85-93. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Administration of medicines in food and drink: a study of older inpatients with severe mental illness
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:409-16. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Patients' complaints at a large psychiatric hospital: can they lead to better patient services?
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:400-9. 2010
    ..Little is known about complaints made by psychiatric patients. The aim of this study is to analyse complaints made by, or behalf of, inpatients at a large independent psychiatric hospital...
  2. doi request reprint Suicide clusters: a review of risk factors and mechanisms
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:97-108. 2013
    ..More scientifically rigorous studies are needed to improve understanding of suicide clusters...
  3. doi request reprint Body mass index and obesity in adolescents in a psychiatric medium secure service
    C Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Billing Road, Northampton, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 25:167-71. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity and its complications among inpatients in a psychiatric medium secure service for adolescents and young people...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm: a study of the characteristics and subsequent deaths in patients presenting to a general hospital according to extent of repetition
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:379-96. 2007
    ..In patients with no past history of DSH the presence of personality disorder increases the risk of frequent repetition of DSH...
  5. doi request reprint Life problems and deliberate self-harm: associations with gender, age, suicidal intent and psychiatric and personality disorder
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 109:139-48. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to examine life problems according to age, gender, suicidal intent and other patient characteristics in DSH patients...
  6. doi request reprint Antipsychotics for BPSD: an audit of prescribing practice in a specialist psychiatric inpatient unit
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:790-9. 2008
    ..In the light of the increased risk of cerebrovascular events, many countries have issued guidelines concerning their use in treating BPSD...
  7. doi request reprint Dementia and suicidal behavior: a review of the literature
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:440-53. 2009
    ..While dementia is more common in older people and suicide rates in many countries are higher among the elderly, there is some doubt about the association between these two phenomena...
  8. doi request reprint Off-label psychotropic prescribing for young persons in medium security
    C Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1491-8. 2010
    ..A second opinion may be helpful. Both target symptoms and side effects should be monitored and regularly reviewed...
  9. doi request reprint Problem drug use, drug misuse and deliberate self-harm: trends and patient characteristics, with a focus on young people, Oxford, 1993-2006
    Camilla M Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DG, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:85-93. 2011
    ..Drug misuse is related to self-harm and suicide. However, relatively little is known about deliberate self-harm (DSH) in patients with drug problems and whether drug misuse by DSH patients is increasing...
  10. doi request reprint Administration of medicines in food and drink: a study of older inpatients with severe mental illness
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:409-16. 2010
    ..Little is known about this practice or that of covert administration. This study aims to examine the nature, frequency, safety, reasons for and documentation of the administration of medicines in food and drink...
  11. doi request reprint Patient information leaflets for antidepressants: are patients getting the information they need?
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    J Affect Disord 128:165-70. 2011
    ..According to European law a comprehensive patient information leaflet (PIL) has to accompany all medicines. In this study we examined the uniformity, adequacy and balance of information contained in UK antidepressant PILs...
  12. doi request reprint Living alone and deliberate self-harm: a case-control study of characteristics and risk factors
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, Oxford, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1115-25. 2011
    ..Little is known about deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients who live alone. We conducted a study of the characteristics of DSH patients who live alone using data from the Oxford Monitoring System for Attempted Suicide...
  13. doi request reprint Covert administration of medication to older adults: a review of the literature and published studies
    C Haw
    Consultant Psychiatrist, and Research Pharmacist, St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:761-8. 2010
    ..Staff education and training and local audit are needed to improve standards and safeguard vulnerable patients in institutions...
  14. doi request reprint A computerized system for reporting medication events in psychiatry: the first two years of operation
    C Haw
    Consultant Psychiatrist, St Andrew s Healthcare, Billing Road, Northampton NN1 5DG, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:308-15. 2011
    ..Analysis of the pattern of errors, as well as of contributory factors and suggestions for error prevention, may help reduce the frequency of medication events and hence improve patient care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Off-label use of antipsychotics: are we mad?
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Billing Road, Northampton, UK
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 6:533-45. 2007
    ..When prescribing off-label, the prescriber must carry out a careful risk assessment of the risks and benefits for the individual patient. They should also inform the patient that the prescription is off-label...
  16. ncbi request reprint An observational study of medication administration errors in old-age psychiatric inpatients
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DG, United Kingdom
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:210-6. 2007
    ..Relatively little is known about medication administration errors in mental health settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint A review of medication administration errors reported in a large psychiatric hospital in the United kingdom
    Camilla Malyn Haw
    Research Department of St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton NN1 5DG, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1610-3. 2005
    ..The two most common factors cited by nurses as contributing to error causation were a busy, noisy environment and personal factors, such as feeling tired or unsupported. Physicians were cited as having contributed to some errors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepines--a necessary evil? A survey of prescribing at a specialist UK psychiatric hospital
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 21:645-9. 2007
    ..Although largely not evidence based, some psychiatrists report a favourable risk-benefit ratio for benzodiazepines in the treatment of certain patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint A survey of the off-label use of mood stabilizers in a large psychiatric hospital
    Camilla Haw
    MRCP, MRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist, St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 19:402-7. 2005
    ..Patients should be fully informed about their medication, and this includes information that the prescription is off-label. Pharmacists can assist this process. The off-label concept may be difficult for some patients to understand...
  20. ncbi request reprint A survey of off-label prescribing for inpatients with mild intellectual disability and mental illness
    C Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:858-64. 2005
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  21. doi request reprint Medication for borderline personality disorder: a survey at a secure hospital
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, UK
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 15:280-5. 2011
    ..To study the use of medication in the treatment of inpatients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). To survey clinicians' views on the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guideline on BPD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of axis I and axis II disorders in patients who attempted suicide
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1494-500. 2003
    ..The authors compared the characteristics of suicide attempters with and without comorbid psychiatric and personality disorders to identify factors that explain the high suicide risk associated with psychiatric comorbidity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence, excessive drinking and deliberate self-harm: trends and patterns in Oxford, 1989-2002
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, Dept of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:964-71. 2005
    ..The proportion of women (but not men) drinking in excess of government-recommended limits has also increased. We investigate trends, by gender and age group, in alcohol problems and usage among DSH patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment and aftercare for deliberate self-harm patients provided by a general hospital psychiatric service
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Crisis 24:145-50. 2003
    ..A specialist DSH service can effectively assess and treat patients following DSH. It is important that the service is accessible and acceptable to patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dose form modification - a common but potentially hazardous practice. A literature review and study of medication administration to older psychiatric inpatients
    Jean Stubbs
    St Andrew s Healthcare, Northampton, U K
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:616-27. 2008
    ..Many older patients have difficulty in swallowing their tablets and capsules. Dose form modification, by crushing tablets or opening capsules, is often used by nurses to administer such medication...
  26. ncbi request reprint Delegation of medication administration: an exploratory study
    Geoff Dickens
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton
    Nurs Stand 22:35-40. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Prescription errors in psychiatry - a multi-centre study
    Jean Stubbs
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:553-61. 2006
    ..Prescribing errors are fairly common in psychiatry. A small proportion of errors have the potential for serious harm. Pharmacy staff have an important role to play in their management...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlates of relative lethality and suicidal intent among deliberate self-harm patients
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:353-64. 2003
    ..Lethality and suicidal intent, although related, have somewhat different correlates. Both should be considered when assessing DSH patients, but their relationship to further suicidal behavior does not appear to be straightforward...
  29. doi request reprint Screening for osteoporosis: a survey of older psychiatric inpatients at a tertiary referral centre
    Brendon Stubbs
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:180-6. 2009
    ..Older inpatients with severe mental illness may be at particular risk of osteoporosis because of factors including immobility, vitamin D deficiency and psychotropic medication...
  30. ncbi request reprint Family history of suicidal behaviour: prevalence and significance in deliberate self-harm patients
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:387-93. 2002
    ..To investigate whether there are differences between the characteristics of deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients with and without a family history of suicidal behaviour...
  31. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm patients of no fixed abode: a study of characteristics and subsequent deaths in patients presenting to a general hospital
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:918-25. 2006
    ..International studies report high rates of deliberate self-harm (DSH) and suicide in the homeless. Little is known about DSH among homeless people in the UK and their subsequent risk of death from suicide and non-suicidal causes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and deliberate self-harm: a systematic review of risk factors
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:50-62. 2005
    ..Large, prospective studies of DSH in schizophrenia are needed to further define risk factors and to build on the findings of this review...
  33. ncbi request reprint Suicide and attempted suicide in bipolar disorder: a systematic review of risk factors
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, UK
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:693-704. 2005
    ..To determine the main risk factors for suicide and nonfatal suicidal behavior in patients with bipolar disorder through a systematic review of the international literature...
  34. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and suicide: systematic review of risk factors
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:9-20. 2005
    ..Suicide risk is greatly increased in schizophrenia. Detection of those at risk is clinically important...
  35. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self harm patients with depressive disorders: treatment and outcome
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    J Affect Disord 70:57-65. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the treatment received by DSH patients with depression and their progress following DSH...