Affiliation: University of Leicester
- Who should own public mental health?Terry Brugha
Brandon Mental Health Unit, Section Social and Epidemiological Psychiatry, Leicester General Hospital, United Kingdom
Int J Public Health 52:135-6. 2007
- Epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders in adults in the community in EnglandTraolach S Brugha
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, England
Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:459-65. 2011..If the prevalence of autism is increasing, rates in older adults would be expected to be lower than rates among younger adults...
- Contribution and legacy of John Wing, 1923-2010Traolach S Brugha
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
Br J Psychiatry 198:176-8. 2011..John was born on 22 October 1923. He died on 18 April 2010, aged 87...
- Validating two survey methods for identifying cases of autism spectrum disorder among adults in the communityT S Brugha
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
Psychol Med 42:647-56. 2012..We tested the validity of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule module-4 (ADOS-4) and the 20-item Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ-20)...
- Predicting outcome of assertive outreach across EnglandT S Brugha
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:313-22. 2012..We hypothesised that recommended characteristics of AO teams such as joint health and social care management would predict reduced hospitalisation in the first year of an AO client programme and related outcomes throughout England...
- Primary group size, social support, gender and future mental health status in a prospective study of people living in private households throughout Great BritainTraolach S Brugha
University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences, Brandon Mental Health Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
Psychol Med 35:705-14. 2005..Previous research suggests that associations between social network size and later common mental disorder status may differ according to sex and initial mental state...
- Trends in service use and treatment for mental disorders in adults throughout Great BritainTraolach S Brugha
Brandon Mental Health Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
Br J Psychiatry 185:378-84. 2004..Trends in health treatments and outcomes in the general population may be used to monitor achievement of health targets...
- The effects of life events and social relationships on the course of major depressionTraolach S Brugha
Section of Social and Epidemiological Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Brandon Mental Health Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:431-8. 2003..However, interventions that modify interpersonal functioning, which may improve the way persons perceive and value support from others, appear more promising...
- Differences in lifetime use of services for mental health problems in six European countriesViviane Kovess-Masfety
Mutuelle Générale de l Education Nationale MGEN Foundation for Public Health, EA 4069, University of Paris 5, Paris, France
Psychiatr Serv 58:213-20. 2007....
- Public health significance of mixed anxiety and depression: beyond current classificationJayati Das-Munshi
Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 192:171-7. 2008..The public health significance of mixed anxiety-depressive disorder (MADD) and the distinctiveness of its phenomenology have yet to be established...
- Treatment seeking by individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder from the british psychiatric morbidity survey of 2000Albina R Torres
Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Distrito de Rubião Jr, Botucatú São Paulo, Brazil, 18618 970
Psychiatr Serv 58:977-82. 2007..However, data on treatment seeking from community samples are scant. This study analyzed service use by adults with OCD living in private households in Great Britain...
- Burden on caregivers of people with schizophrenia: comparison between Germany and BritainChristiane Roick
Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Br J Psychiatry 190:333-8. 2007..Burden on the relatives of patients with schizophrenia may be influenced not only by patient and caregiver characteristics, but also by differences in mental health service provision...
- Population level of unmet need for mental healthcare in EuropeJordi Alonso
Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader, 88 E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Br J Psychiatry 190:299-306. 2007..The high prevalence of mental disorders has fuelled controversy about the need for mental health services...
- Concordance of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview Version 3.0 (CIDI 3.0) with standardized clinical assessments in the WHO World Mental Health surveysJosep Maria Haro
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 15:167-80. 2006..The validity of the CIDI is likely to be under-estimated in these comparisons due to the fact that the reliability of the SCID diagnoses, which is presumably less than perfect, sets a ceiling on maximum CIDI-SCID concordance...
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence, comorbidity, impact, and help-seeking in the British National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of 2000Albina R Torres
Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
Am J Psychiatry 163:1978-85. 2006..The authors aimed to establish obsessive-compulsive disorder prevalence and its clinical typology among adults in private households in Great Britain and to obtain generalizable estimates of impairment and help-seeking...
- Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health SurveysKoen Demyttenaere
JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004..Structural barriers exist to this reallocation. Careful consideration needs to be given to the value of treating some mild cases, especially those at risk for progressing to more serious disorders...
- Screening for depression in primary care. Chosen tool makes little senseTraolach S Brugha
BMJ 326:982; author reply 982. 2003
- The end of the beginning: a requiem for the categorization of mental disorder?Traolach S Brugha
Psychol Med 32:1149-54. 2002