Cameron Stark

Summary

Affiliation: NHS Highland
Location: Inverness, United Kingdom

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of ecological data
    Daniel Vincent Riordan
    Br J Psychiatry 197:332; author reply 332. 2010
  2. pmc Mortality after discharge from long-term psychiatric care in Scotland, 1977-94: a retrospective cohort study
    Cameron Stark
    Highlands and Islands Health Research Institute, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park North, Inverness, IV2 3ED, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 3:30. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Drug action team strategies in Scotland
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board, Beechwood Park, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 58:53-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Anti-psychotic drug prescribing trends in primary care in Scotland 1994-97
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board, Beechwood Park, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 58:96-101. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of general practitioner hospitals on district general hospital bed use in the Highlands of Scotland
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board
    Health Bull (Edinb) 58:385-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in the pattern of work in a rural community hospital 1987-1997
    K Licence
    Portree Medical Centre, Portree, Isle of Skye
    Health Bull (Edinb) 57:312-7. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the Highlands of Scotland
    C Stark
    Highland NHS Board, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 60:27-32. 2002
  8. pmc Death risk other than from suicide is raised in self harm
    Cameron Stark
    BMJ 326:499. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Deaths associated with restraint use in health and social care in the UK. The results of a preliminary survey
    B Paterson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 10:3-15. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Social policy and mental illness in England in the 1990s: violence, moral panic and critical discourse
    B Paterson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 8:257-67. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of ecological data
    Daniel Vincent Riordan
    Br J Psychiatry 197:332; author reply 332. 2010
  2. pmc Mortality after discharge from long-term psychiatric care in Scotland, 1977-94: a retrospective cohort study
    Cameron Stark
    Highlands and Islands Health Research Institute, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park North, Inverness, IV2 3ED, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 3:30. 2003
    ..This study was intended to find the relative importance of natural and unnatural causes of death in people discharged from long-term psychiatric care in Scotland in 1977-1994...
  3. ncbi request reprint Drug action team strategies in Scotland
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board, Beechwood Park, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 58:53-7. 2000
    ..To compare the Strategic Plans of Scottish Drug Action Teams (DATs) to the recommendations of the Scottish Office Ministerial Task Force Report...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anti-psychotic drug prescribing trends in primary care in Scotland 1994-97
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board, Beechwood Park, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 58:96-101. 2000
    ..To describe trends in the use of anti-psychotic drugs prescribed in Primary Care in Scotland...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of general practitioner hospitals on district general hospital bed use in the Highlands of Scotland
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board
    Health Bull (Edinb) 58:385-9. 2000
    ..To examine hospital bed use by General Practices with and without access to General Practitioner beds...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in the pattern of work in a rural community hospital 1987-1997
    K Licence
    Portree Medical Centre, Portree, Isle of Skye
    Health Bull (Edinb) 57:312-7. 1999
    ..To examine time trends in clinical activity at a rural community hospital, and to assess associated changes in the complexity of the care received by inpatients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the Highlands of Scotland
    C Stark
    Highland NHS Board, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 60:27-32. 2002
    ..The Highlands have one of the highest suicide rates in Scotland. This paper describes suicide and deliberate self-harm in the Highlands in the last 20 years and explores possible reasons for the differences from the Scottish average...
  8. pmc Death risk other than from suicide is raised in self harm
    Cameron Stark
    BMJ 326:499. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Deaths associated with restraint use in health and social care in the UK. The results of a preliminary survey
    B Paterson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 10:3-15. 2003
    ..The outcome of an initial analysis of the cases identified is then discussed, with reference to the literature on restraint-related deaths, in order to identify the implications for practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social policy and mental illness in England in the 1990s: violence, moral panic and critical discourse
    B Paterson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 8:257-67. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of access factors on breast screening attendance on two Scottish islands
    C R Stark
    Highland Health Board, Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3HG
    Health Bull (Edinb) 55:316-21. 1997
    ..These results suggest that access has an important effect on screening uptake in remote and rural areas. Further consideration should be given to using more than one site in rural areas with long distances and limited public transport...
  12. pmc Trends in suicide in Scotland 1981 - 1999: age, method and geography
    Cameron Stark
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park North, Inverness, IV2 3ED, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 4:49. 2004
    ..Previous work has suggested higher than average rates in some rural areas of Scotland. This paper describes trends in suicide and undetermined death in Scotland by age, gender, geographical area and method for 1981 - 1999...
  13. ncbi request reprint Newspaper coverage of a violent assault by a mentally ill person
    C Stark
    Consultant in Public Health, Highland NHS Board Assynt House, Inverness and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Highlands and Islands Health Research Institute, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:635-43. 2004
    ..We conclude that, without providing confidential information, the NHS should take a more active stance in providing information on the nature and treatment of mental illness in such instances, even in advance of court cases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Major incidents in rural areas: managing a pandemic A/H1N1/2009 cluster
    Cameron Stark
    NHS Highland, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Rural Remote Health 10:1413. 2010
    ..In Scotland, Government policy had been to seek to contain the spread of the virus for as long as possible in order to allow time for service preparations, and for vaccine development and supply...
  15. ncbi request reprint HPV vaccination: vaccine acceptance, side effects and screening intentions
    Virginia Paul-Ebhohimhen
    University of Aberdeen
    Community Pract 83:30-3. 2010
    ..The relationship between vaccination and screening intention, and its implications for widening the gap in health inequalities, also requires careful attention in local implementation of the national HPV vaccination programme...
  16. ncbi request reprint Swine flu in rural Scotland--containment phase
    Cameron Stark
    Rural Remote Health 9:1249. 2009
  17. pmc Reduction in young male suicide in Scotland
    Cameron Stark
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Greenhouse, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BL, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:80. 2008
    ..This study tested whether this was a significant change in trend, and whether it was associated with any change in hanging rates in young men...
  18. ncbi request reprint Population density and suicide in Scotland
    Cameron Stark
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, North Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Rural Remote Health 7:672. 2007
    ..This article describes the association between population density and suicide and undetermined death rates in Scotland...
  19. pmc Community hospitals--the place of local service provision in a modernising NHS: an integrative thematic literature review
    David Heaney
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 2BL, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:309. 2006
    ..This integrative literature review sought to identify and assess the current evidence base for CHs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perinatal circumstances and risk of offspring suicide. Birth cohort study
    Daniel V Riordan
    New Craigs Hospital, Leachkin Road, Inverness IV3 8NP, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:502-7. 2006
    ..A higher risk of suicide has been associated with low birth weight in one study, but not yet replicated. Higher birth order has been associated with self-harm, but not with suicide...
  21. pmc Changes in Scottish suicide rates during the Second World War
    Rob Henderson
    NHS Highland, Department of Public Health, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness, IV2 3HG, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:167. 2006
    ..Therefore, we examined suicide rates in Scotland before, during and after the Second World War to see if similar features were present...
  22. ncbi request reprint Suicide in farmers in Scotland
    C Stark
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park North, Inverness, Scotland
    Rural Remote Health 6:509. 2006
    ..Type of farming, and farming social networks may also be important. This article describes suicide and undetermined deaths in male farmers and farm workers in Scotland from 1981-1999 using anonymised, routine data...
  23. ncbi request reprint Male suicide and occupation in Scotland
    Cameron Stark
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Inverness, Scotland
    Health Stat Q . 2006
    ..There were increased PMRs in some rural occupations including farmers, forestry workers, fishermen, and some ships' crewmembers. Groups with low..
  24. pmc Opportunity may be more important than profession in serial homicide
    C Stark
    BMJ 322:993. 2001
  25. pmc Differences in suicide rates may be even more pronounced
    C Stark
    BMJ 320:1146. 2000
  26. pmc Risk assessment is open to public interpretation
    K Licence
    BMJ 320:315. 2000
  27. pmc Persistent post-traumatic stress disorder
    C Stark
    BMJ 309:1439-40. 1994
  28. ncbi request reprint Violence in psychiatric units
    C Stark
    Br J Psychiatry 165:554. 1994
  29. pmc Bullying in schools. Accident and emergency departments need management guidelines
    J Wright
    BMJ 310:1066. 1995
  30. pmc Managing violence in the practice
    B A Kidd
    Br J Gen Pract 45:109. 1995
  31. pmc Suicide after discharge from psychiatric hospitals in Scotland
    C Stark
    BMJ 311:1368-9. 1995
  32. ncbi request reprint Temazepam abuse
    C Stark
    Lancet 2:802-3. 1987
  33. ncbi request reprint Codeine abuse
    M S Sakol
    Lancet 2:1282. 1989
  34. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine and temazepam abuse by drug takers in Glasgow--an increase
    M S Sakol
    Br J Addict 84:439-41. 1989
  35. pmc Violence in general practice
    C Stark
    BMJ 302:964. 1991
  36. pmc Managing violence in psychiatric hospitals
    C Stark
    BMJ 303:470-1. 1991
  37. pmc Prevention of suicide. Scottish audit of suicides provides useful data
    C Stark
    BMJ 309:1089. 1994
  38. pmc Increase in parasuicide in Scotland
    C Stark
    BMJ 308:1569-70. 1994
  39. pmc Run an emergency helpline
    C Stark
    Department of Public Health, Paisley
    BMJ 309:44-5. 1994
    ..Doctors need to be included in the team organising the helpline to ensure that staff are properly briefed, to determine what data need to be collected, and to deal with specialised queries...
  40. ncbi request reprint Thirteen-year follow-up of deliberate self-harm, using linked data
    D J Hall
    Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries
    Br J Psychiatry 172:239-42. 1998
    ..We describe a national cohort of individuals surviving an episode of deliberate self-harm (DSH). Subsequent admissions for DSH and mortality over the following 13 years were studied...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nurses who kill--counting the dead
    C Stark
    Stirling University, Falkirk
    Nurs Times 93:34-7. 1997
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality after first psychiatric admission
    C Stark
    Br J Psychiatry 171:187; author reply 187-8. 1997
  43. ncbi request reprint School injuries in the west of Scotland: estimate of incidence and health service costs
    C Stark
    Highland Health Board, Inverness
    Health Bull (Edinb) 55:44-8. 1997
    ..8 million per year. These figures supply the first UK estimates of health care costs of school accidents, and hence assist services in deciding the priority to accord school accident prevention...
  44. ncbi request reprint Screening for psychiatric distress and low self-esteem in patients presenting for excimer laser surgery for myopia
    B Kidd
    Corneal Diseases and Excimer Laser Unit, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, England
    J Refract Surg 13:40-4. 1997
    ..We report a controlled questionnaire study of psychiatric "anxiety/distress" and self-esteem in myopic patients who presented for excimer laser treatment...
  45. pmc Psychological aspects of excimer laser surgery for myopia: reasons for seeking treatment and patient satisfaction
    C N McGhee
    SEI Corneal Diseases and Excimer Laser Unit, Sunderland Eye Infirmary
    Br J Ophthalmol 80:874-9. 1996
    ..To determine the reasons patients seek excimer laser treatment for myopia and to measure levels of patient satisfaction with each phase of this relatively new treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Two years of school injuries in a Scottish education sub-division
    C Stark
    Ayrshire and Arran Health Board, Ayr, Scotland
    Public Health 110:229-35. 1996
    ..1 X-rays. Nine children underwent manipulations under general anaesthetic. Seventeen children were admitted to hospital, and the group required 103 outpatient follow-up appointments...
  47. pmc Admissions due to overdoses of aromatic analgesics have increased in Scotland
    S Hagen
    BMJ 312:1538. 1996
  48. pmc Violence at work
    C Stark
    BMJ 308:62-3. 1994
  49. pmc Murder in the NHS. Audit critical incidents in patients at risk
    C Stark
    BMJ 308:477. 1994
  50. pmc Perinatal and psychosocial circumstances associated with risk of attempted suicide, non-suicidal self-injury and psychiatric service use. A longitudinal study of young people
    Robert Young
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:875. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to replicate past research linking perinatal circumstances and mental health (suicidality and use of psychiatric services) and to determine if such associations remain after adjusting for social circumstances...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dementia knowledge transfer project in a rural area
    C Stark
    Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, Inverness, Scotland
    Rural Remote Health 13:2060. 2013
    ..The Scottish Government has produced a dementia strategy and implementing this will be a challenge for rural Scotland...
  52. ncbi request reprint Service contacts prior to death in people dying by suicide in the Scottish Highlands
    Cameron R Stark
    NHS Highland, Inverness, Scotland, UK
    Rural Remote Health 12:1876. 2012
    ..Many people who die by suicide have been in contact with health services prior to their death. This study examined service contacts in people in urban and rural areas of the Scottish Highlands...
  53. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model of suicide in rural areas
    C R Stark
    NHS Highland, Inverness, Scotland, UK
    Rural Remote Health 11:1622. 2011
    ..From the published research in the area, a conceptual model of rural suicide has been developed which can be used by clinical and public health services when considering possible routes of intervention...