Kathryn M Abel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Severe bereavement stress during the prenatal and childhood periods and risk of psychosis in later life: population based cohort study
    K M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Institute of Brain Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMJ 348:f7679. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Deviance in fetal growth and risk of autism spectrum disorder
    Kathryn M Abel
    Center for Women s Mental Health and the Center for Mental Health and Risk, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Center, University of Manchester, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 170:391-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Birth weight, schizophrenia, and adult mental disorder: is risk confined to the smallest babies?
    Kathryn M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, University of Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:923-30. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Influence of environmental factors in higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome linked with parental mental illness
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health and Health Methodology Research Group, University of Manchester, Room 2 311, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:69-77. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Reduced infant birthweight consequent upon maternal exposure to severe life events
    Ali S Khashan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:688-94. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Higher risk of offspring schizophrenia following antenatal maternal exposure to severe adverse life events
    Ali S Khashan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:146-52. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Death by unnatural causes during childhood and early adulthood in offspring of psychiatric inpatients
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research and Biostatistics Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:345-52. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of sudden infant death syndrome with parental mental illness
    Sarah A King-Hele
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1323-30. 2007
  9. doi request reprint A review of mother-child relational interventions and their usefulness for mothers with schizophrenia
    Ming Wai Wan
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:171-9. 2008
  10. pmc Filicide: mental illness in those who kill their children
    Sandra M Flynn
    Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58981. 2013

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Severe bereavement stress during the prenatal and childhood periods and risk of psychosis in later life: population based cohort study
    K M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Institute of Brain Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMJ 348:f7679. 2014
    ..To examine the risk of psychosis associated with severe bereavement stress during the antenatal and postnatal period, between conception to adolescence, and with different causes of death...
  2. doi request reprint Deviance in fetal growth and risk of autism spectrum disorder
    Kathryn M Abel
    Center for Women s Mental Health and the Center for Mental Health and Risk, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Center, University of Manchester, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 170:391-8. 2013
    ..The authors explored the associations between fetal growth, gestational age, and ASD with and without comorbid intellectual disability in a Scandinavian study population...
  3. doi request reprint Birth weight, schizophrenia, and adult mental disorder: is risk confined to the smallest babies?
    Kathryn M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, University of Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:923-30. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Influence of environmental factors in higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome linked with parental mental illness
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health and Health Methodology Research Group, University of Manchester, Room 2 311, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:69-77. 2010
    ..However, causal mechanisms specific to this group are poorly understood...
  5. doi request reprint Reduced infant birthweight consequent upon maternal exposure to severe life events
    Ali S Khashan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:688-94. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between maternal exposure to severe life events and fetal growth (birthweight and small for gestational age). Stress has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcome...
  6. doi request reprint Higher risk of offspring schizophrenia following antenatal maternal exposure to severe adverse life events
    Ali S Khashan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:146-52. 2008
    ..Such events during the first trimester have also been associated with risk of congenital malformations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Death by unnatural causes during childhood and early adulthood in offspring of psychiatric inpatients
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research and Biostatistics Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:345-52. 2007
    ..Offspring of psychiatric inpatients are at higher risk of death from all causes, but their cause-specific risks have not been quantified...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of sudden infant death syndrome with parental mental illness
    Sarah A King-Hele
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1323-30. 2007
    ..Little is known about risks linked with parental mental illness per se or how such risks are modified by specific psychiatric conditions and by maternal vs paternal psychopathological abnormalities...
  9. doi request reprint A review of mother-child relational interventions and their usefulness for mothers with schizophrenia
    Ming Wai Wan
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:171-9. 2008
    ..Feasibility studies are needed, which provide a focus on enhancing maternal sensitivity directly within a multi-level support package...
  10. pmc Filicide: mental illness in those who kill their children
    Sandra M Flynn
    Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58981. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between filicide and mental illness at the time of the offence, and care received from mental health services in the past...
  11. doi request reprint Content and style of speech from mothers with schizophrenia towards their infants
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Division of Psychiatry, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 159:109-14. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Mother and baby unit admissions: feasibility study examining child outcomes 4-6 years on
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Division of Psychiatry, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:150-6. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Sex- and age-specific incidence of fractures in mental illness: a historical, population-based cohort study
    Kathryn M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, 2nd Floor East, University Place, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom M13 9PL
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1398-403. 2008
    ..To estimate risks of fracture at any site, and at sites linked with osteoporosis, in mentally ill adults compared with the general population...
  14. doi request reprint Sex differences in schizophrenia
    Kathryn M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:417-28. 2010
    ..Services that are sensitive to differences in gender can better meet their patients' specific needs and potentially improve outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk among offspring of psychiatric inpatients: a population-based follow-up to early adulthood
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Biostatistics Group, University of Manchester, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2170-7. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of parenting outcomes in a cohort of mothers with schizophrenia admitted for joint mother and baby psychiatric care in England
    Kathryn M Abel
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Manchester University, UK
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:781-9; quiz 808-9. 2005
    ..We aimed to describe the characteristics of these women postnatally and to estimate the prevalence of, and identify independent predictors of, parenting outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint Patterns of maternal responding in postpartum mothers with schizophrenia
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Infant Behav Dev 31:532-8. 2008
    ..The findings highlight the need for further research to examine the contribution of maternal response impairments to the developmental vulnerability of this genetically high-risk group...
  18. doi request reprint The service needs of mothers with schizophrenia: a qualitative study of perinatal psychiatric and antenatal workers
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Division of Psychiatry, The University of Manchester, M13 9PL Manchester, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:177-84. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint The transmission of risk to children from mothers with schizophrenia: a developmental psychopathology model
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Division of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:613-37. 2008
    ..Future research could inform our understanding of developmental psychopathology and the development of preventative interventions...
  20. ncbi request reprint What predicts poor mother-infant interaction in schizophrenia?
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, Division of Psychiatry, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 37:537-46. 2007
    ..However, little is known about whether interaction deficits are accounted for by severity of illness or adverse social circumstances typically experienced by these mothers...
  21. doi request reprint Attitudes and adjustment to the parental role in mothers following treatment for postnatal depression
    Ming Wai Wan
    Psychiatry Research Group, University of Manchester, UK
    J Affect Disord 131:284-92. 2011
    ..The aim was to examine whether maternal adjustment improved with earlier remission, and with combined medical and psychological treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Homicide of infants: a cross-sectional study
    Sandra M Flynn
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1501-9. 2007
    ..To describe the sociodemographic, clinical, and forensic characteristics of people convicted of killing infants, including their outcome in court and the gender differences in these characteristics...
  23. pmc Defining quality of life in the children of parents with severe mental illness: a preliminary stakeholder-led model
    Penny Bee
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e73739. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint Mental illness, gender and homicide: a population-based descriptive study
    Sandra Flynn
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychiatry Res 185:368-75. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that all perpetrators of homicide should have a psychiatric assessment pre-trial. Psychiatrists need to rate risk objectively in a gender blind way when providing psychiatric reports to be used as evidence in court...
  25. pmc The neural basis of maternal bonding
    Ming Wai Wan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e88436. 2014
    ..We examined the brain regions activated when mothers viewed videos of their own infant contrasted with an unknown infant, and whether these are associated with behavioural and self-reported measures of mother-infant relations...