Affiliation: University of Glasgow
- Social fragmentation, deprivation and urbanicity: relation to first-admission rates for psychosesJudith Allardyce
Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
Br J Psychiatry 187:401-6. 2005..Measuring such societal constructs is difficult. A census-based index measuring social fragmentation has been proposed...
- Review: the wider social environment and schizophreniaJudith Allardyce
Department of Clinical Research, Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries DG1 4TG, Scotland
Schizophr Bull 32:592-8. 2006..Studies need to use well-specified multilevel models, and until then, we should remain cautious in our interpretation of such findings...
- Do symptom dimensions or categorical diagnoses best discriminate between known risk factors for psychosis?Judith Allardyce
Dept of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616 location DOT10, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:429-37. 2007..Then, assess the comparative usefulness of the dimensional and categorical representations of psychosis in discriminating between demographic and pre-morbid risk factors...
- Deconstructing Psychosis conference February 2006: the validity of schizophrenia and alternative approaches to the classification of psychosisJudith Allardyce
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University, Rhineland State Clinics, Germany
Schizophr Bull 33:863-7. 2007..We conclude by proposing potential alternative approaches to refining the classification of psychosis...
- Dimensions and the psychosis phenotypeJudith Allardyce
Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:S34-40. 2007....
- Schizophrenia is not disappearing in south-west ScotlandJ Allardyce
Department of Clinical Research, Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries, Scotland, UK
Br J Psychiatry 177:38-41. 2000..Recent work has reported a decline in the incidence of schizophrenia, but it is unclear if these findings reflect a true decrease in its incidence or are an artefact arising from methodological difficulties...
- Comparison of the incidence of schizophrenia in rural Dumfries and Galloway and urban CamberwellJ Allardyce
Department of Clinical Research, Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries DG1 4TG, UK
Br J Psychiatry 179:335-9. 2001..Being born or living in urban areas is associated with high rates of schizophrenia. However, few studies have compared the incidence in urban/rural areas using the same methodology...
- Prior psychiatric hospitalization is associated with excess mortality in patients hospitalized with non-cardiac chest pain: a data linkage study based on the full Scottish population (1991-2006)Michelle Gillies
Department of Public Health and Health Policy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Eur Heart J 33:760-7. 2012..Non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) is considered a benign condition. We investigate case-fatality following an incident hospitalization for NCCP and determine whether previous psychiatric hospitalization is associated with short-term mortality...
- Summer birth and deficit schizophrenia in Dumfries and Galloway, southwestern ScotlandBrian Kirkpatrick
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21228, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:1382-7. 2002..This analysis used data from an epidemiological study of incident cases of psychosis to test the hypothesis that deficit schizophrenia is associated with summer birth...