L Appleby

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The treatment of postnatal depression by health visitors: impact of brief training on skills and clinical practice
    Louis Appleby
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 77:261-6. 2003
  2. pmc Suicide within 12 months of contact with mental health services: national clinical survey
    L Appleby
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Withington Hospital, Manchester M20 8LR
    BMJ 318:1235-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Parental mental illness and fatal birth defects in a national birth cohort
    R T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 38:1495-503. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Psychiatric in-patient care and suicide in England, 1997 to 2008: a longitudinal study
    N Kapur
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 43:61-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of and trends in subgroups of prisoner suicides in England and Wales
    N Humber
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 41:2275-85. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Suicide in recently released prisoners: a case-control study
    D Pratt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 40:827-35. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in rates of suicide by car exhaust asphyxiation in England and Wales
    T Amos
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Withington Hospital
    Psychol Med 31:935-9. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Suicide in recently discharged psychiatric patients: a case-control study
    I M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University Place, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 39:443-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Emergency department contact prior to suicide in mental health patients
    D da Cruz
    The National Confidential Inquiry, University of Manchester, Community Based Medicine, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Emerg Med J 28:467-71. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Research on cognitive complaints and cognitive functioning in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): What conclusions can we draw?
    A J Wearden
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of South Manchester, UK
    J Psychosom Res 41:197-211. 1996

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint The treatment of postnatal depression by health visitors: impact of brief training on skills and clinical practice
    Louis Appleby
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 77:261-6. 2003
    ..Postnatal depression can be effectively treated by cognitive behavioural counselling (CBC), a simple intervention designed to be delivered by non-specialists in mental health...
  2. pmc Suicide within 12 months of contact with mental health services: national clinical survey
    L Appleby
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Withington Hospital, Manchester M20 8LR
    BMJ 318:1235-9. 1999
    ..To describe the clinical circumstances in which psychiatric patients commit suicide...
  3. ncbi request reprint Parental mental illness and fatal birth defects in a national birth cohort
    R T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 38:1495-503. 2008
    ..Evidence is sparser still for how effects vary between maternal diagnoses and no previous study has assessed risk with paternal illnesses...
  4. doi request reprint Psychiatric in-patient care and suicide in England, 1997 to 2008: a longitudinal study
    N Kapur
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 43:61-71. 2013
    ..Recent reductions in bed numbers in many countries may have affected this risk but few studies have specifically investigated temporal trends. We aimed to explore trends in psychiatric in-patient suicide over time...
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of and trends in subgroups of prisoner suicides in England and Wales
    N Humber
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 41:2275-85. 2011
    ..The suicide rate is higher in prisoners compared with the general population. The aim was to describe the characteristics of and longitudinal trends in prisoner suicides in England and Wales...
  6. doi request reprint Suicide in recently released prisoners: a case-control study
    D Pratt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 40:827-35. 2010
    ..Recently released prisoners are at markedly higher risk of suicide than the general population. The aim of this study was to identify key risk factors for suicide by offenders released from prisons in England and Wales...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in rates of suicide by car exhaust asphyxiation in England and Wales
    T Amos
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Withington Hospital
    Psychol Med 31:935-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Legislation on catalytic converters appears to have contributed to a fall in car exhaust suicides. However, the effect on overall suicide rates in young people has been reduced by method substitution...
  8. doi request reprint Suicide in recently discharged psychiatric patients: a case-control study
    I M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University Place, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 39:443-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to identify risk factors, including variation in healthcare received, for suicide within 3 months of discharge...
  9. doi request reprint Emergency department contact prior to suicide in mental health patients
    D da Cruz
    The National Confidential Inquiry, University of Manchester, Community Based Medicine, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Emerg Med J 28:467-71. 2011
    ..To describe attendance at emergency departments (EDs) in the year prior to suicide for a sample of mental health patients. To examine the characteristics of those who attended (particularly those who attended frequently) prior to suicide...
  10. ncbi request reprint Research on cognitive complaints and cognitive functioning in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): What conclusions can we draw?
    A J Wearden
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of South Manchester, UK
    J Psychosom Res 41:197-211. 1996
    ..In CFS patients, everyday cognitive tasks may require excessive processing resources leaving patients with diminished spare attentional capacity or flexibility...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of stillbirth and neonatal death linked with maternal mental illness: a national cohort study
    S King-Hele
    Centre for Women s Mental Health, University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 94:F105-10. 2009
    ..Babies of mothers with psychotic disorders are known to have higher rates of poor obstetric outcome, including higher mortality rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Family Response Questionnaire: a new scale to assess the responses of family members to people with chronic fatigue syndrome
    L Cordingley
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Room 704, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PT, Manchester, UK
    J Psychosom Res 51:417-24. 2001
    ..However, the beliefs and responses of relatives of CFS patients have been under-researched. The aim of this study was to produce an easy-to-administer questionnaire to assess the responses of family members to people with CFS...
  13. ncbi request reprint Death by homicide, suicide, and other unnatural causes in people with mental illness: a population-based study
    U Hiroeh
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, University Hospital of South Manchester, M20 8LR, Manchester, UK
    Lancet 358:2110-2. 2001
    ..Strategies to reduce mortality in the mentally ill are correct to emphasise the high risk of suicide, but they should also focus on other unnatural causes of death...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in patients undergoing heart, heart and lung, or lung transplantation
    A Trumper
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Withington Hospital, University of Manchester, Nell Lane, West Didsbury, M20 8LR, Manchester, UK
    J Psychosom Res 50:103-5. 2001
    ..Risk is higher in people with a history of psychiatric vulnerability and current illness-related factors. Preoperative psychiatric assessment and intervention in some patients may be a valuable part of their clinical care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Life events preceding suicide by young people
    J Cooper
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Withington Hospital, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 8LR, England, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:271-5. 2002
    ..Life events are often reported to precede suicide. This paper aims to determine the frequency, timing and type of life events preceding suicide by young people and those with and without a mental illness...
  16. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward suicide prevention in front-line health staff
    J Herron
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, England
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 31:342-7. 2001
    ..Negative attitudes should be assessed and targeted in training designed to improve the management of suicide risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenia: findings from a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Pract 12:139-47. 2006
    ..A reduction in suicide among individuals with mental illness is an international public-health priority. Approximately 10% of patients with schizophrenia will die by suicide...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating STORM skills training for managing people at risk of suicide
    Linda Gask
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 54:739-50. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study evaluating the Skills Training On Risk Management (STORM) training initiative in three mental health services in the North-West of England, UK...
  19. ncbi request reprint Suicide in recently released prisoners: a population-based cohort study
    Daniel Pratt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Lancet 368:119-23. 2006
    ..Several studies have been undertaken on suicide in custody, but few on suicide after the release from prison. We undertook a population-based cohort study to investigate suicide rates in recently released prisoners in England and Wales...
  20. ncbi request reprint Suicide in psychiatric in-patients in England, 1997 to 2003
    Navneet Kapur
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1485-92. 2006
    ..Psychiatric in-patients are at particularly high risk of suicide but few studies have investigated trends in in-patient suicide over time...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol and drugs in homicides in England and Wales
    Jenny Shaw
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Addiction 101:1117-24. 2006
    ..The annual number of homicide convictions in England and Wales is increasing. Previous studies have highlighted the aetiological role of alcohol and drugs in homicide...
  22. ncbi request reprint A clinical tool for assessing risk after self-harm
    Jayne Cooper
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    Ann Emerg Med 48:459-66. 2006
    ..Our aim is to develop a risk-stratification model for use by emergency department (ED) clinical staff in the assessment of patients attending with self-harm...
  23. ncbi request reprint Perpetrators of homicide with schizophrenia: a national clinical survey in England and Wales
    Janet Meehan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom M13 9PL
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1648-51. 2006
    ..Few studies have described rates of schizophrenia in a national sample of homicide perpetrators. This study aimed to describe this group's social and clinical characteristics, mental state features, offense details, and outcome in court...
  24. ncbi request reprint The repetition of suicidal behavior: a multicenter cohort study
    Navneet Kapur
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1599-609. 2006
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  25. 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
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Deaths from natural causes in people with mental illness: a cohort study
    Urara Hiroeh
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Division of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:275-83. 2008
    ..To investigate natural-cause mortality risk in people with psychiatric admission histories in a national population-based cohort. To estimate risks in relation to psychiatric diagnostic categories and for specific causes of death...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rates of mental disorder in people convicted of homicide. National clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford ford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:143-7. 2006
    ..Previous studies of people convicted of homicide have used different definitions of mental disorder...
  29. ncbi request reprint Suicide within 12 months of mental health service contact in different age and diagnostic groups: National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:135-42. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority but the most effective approaches to prevention may differ between different patient groups...
  30. pmc Mental illness in people who kill strangers: longitudinal study and national clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 328:734-7. 2004
    ..To establish changes over time in the frequency of homicides committed by strangers, and to describe the personal and clinical characteristics of perpetrators of stranger homicides...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap
    Louis Appleby
    Emerg Nurse 12:13-6. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint "Near-fatal" deliberate self-harm: characteristics, prevention and implications for the prevention of suicide
    Julie Douglas
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 79:263-8. 2004
    ..There have been few studies of the most serious cases of deliberate self-harm (DSH). These cases represent an important clinical problem. They may also be suitable as a "proxy" for suicide in research studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint The production and interpretation of disease mapsA methodological case-study
    Mohsen Rezaeian
    Biostatistics Group, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:947-54. 2004
    ..Like any other graphical display, however, a map can both inform and mislead...
  34. ncbi request reprint Suicide after deliberate self-harm: a 4-year cohort study
    Jayne Cooper
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, 7th Floor, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:297-303. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Suicide by prisoners. National clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:263-7. 2004
    ..The number of suicides in prison has increased over recent years. This is the first study to describe the clinical care of a national sample of prison suicides...
  36. ncbi request reprint Emergency department management and outcome for self-poisoning: a cohort study
    Navneet Kapur
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, 7th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Manchester, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:36-41. 2004
    ..The implications of this finding are discussed. Further studies using both cohort and randomized controlled study designs will help inform management strategies for patients who poison themselves...
  37. ncbi request reprint Self-harm in the UK: differences between South Asians and Whites in rates, characteristics, provision of service and repetition
    Jayne Cooper
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Division of Psychiatry, 7th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:782-8. 2006
    ..Data on treatment and outcomes for South Asians are lacking. This study compared rates of self-harm, socio-demographic and clinical characteristics, provision of services and risk of repetition by ethnicity...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effects on suicide rates of an educational intervention for front-line health professionals with suicidal patients (the STORM Project)
    Richard Morriss
    University of Liverpool, Division of Psychiatry, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool L69 3GA, UK
    Psychol Med 35:957-60. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence emergency department doctors' assessment of suicide risk in deliberate self-harm patients
    Jayne B Cooper
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:283-7. 2003
    ..To determine the patient factors influencing UK Emergency Department doctors' assessment of suicide risk. To establish whether immediate clinical management is consistent with perceived risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clustering of suicides among people with mental illness
    Nigel McKenzie
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical Schools, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:476-80. 2005
    ..Most previous investigations of imitative suicide have reported suicide clustering in the general population, either temporal clustering following media reporting of suicide or case studies of geographically localised clusters...
  41. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of noncompliance with medication, suicidal ideation, and suicidal behavior in recently discharged psychiatric inpatients
    Intikhab Qurashi
    Guild Lodge Unit, Guild Lodge Services, Preston, U K
    Arch Suicide Res 10:61-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that noncompliance with medication is associated with suicidal ideation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Suicides in ethnic minorities within 12 months of contact with mental health services. National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:155-60. 2003
    ..Information on suicide by psychiatric patients from ethnic minority groups is scarce...
  43. ncbi request reprint Suicide in mental health in-patients and within 3 months of discharge. National clinical survey
    Janet Meehan
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:129-34. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority. Suicide risk may be greatest during psychiatric in-patient admission and following discharge...
  44. ncbi request reprint Predictors of social services supervision of babies of mothers with mental illness after admission to a psychiatric mother and baby unit
    Louise Howard
    Health Services Research Dept, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:450-5. 2003
    ..Using data from mother and baby units in the UK we aimed to examine the social and clinical characteristics of mothers whose babies were supervised by social services on discharge...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Do hot spots of deprivation predict the rates of suicide within London boroughs?
    Mohsen Rezaeian
    Biostatistics Group, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
    Health Place 13:886-93. 2007
    ....
  47. 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
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial outcome of pregnancy in women with psychotic disorders
    Louise Michele Howard
    PO29, Section of Community Psychiatry, Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 71:49-60. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Mortality in offspring of parents with psychotic disorders: a critical review and meta-analysis
    Roger Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Williamson Bldg, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1045-56. 2005
    ..The authors synthesized evidence for mortality risk among offspring of parents with psychotic disorders and examined potential modifiers of risk such as offspring age and parental diagnosis...
  50. pmc Ecological association between suicide rates and indices of deprivation in the north west region of England: the importance of the size of the administrative unit
    Mohsen Rezaeian
    Biostatistics Group, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:956-61. 2006
    ..These ecological associations have been studied at both the local authority and the electoral ward level...
  51. ncbi request reprint The ecological association between suicide rates and indices of deprivation in English local authorities
    Mohsen Rezaeian
    Biostatistics Group, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:785-91. 2005
    ..In the present study the newly developed Indices of Deprivation have been used, taking into account the results of the spatial autocorrelation tests...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the homeless within 12 months of contact with mental health services : a national clinical survey in the UK
    Harriet Bickley
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Williamson Building, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:686-91. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority. Homeless mental health patients present a challenge to services because of their complex health and social needs...
  54. ncbi request reprint Suicide in current psychiatric in-patients: a case-control study The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 37:831-7. 2007
    ..Few controlled studies have investigated factors associated with suicide in current in-patients. We aimed to identify psychosocial, behavioural and clinical risk factors, including variations in care, for in-patient suicide...