Affiliation: University of Wales
- The influence of limitation in activity of daily living and physical health on suicidal ideation: results from a population survey of Great BritainMichael Dennis
Psychiatry for Older People, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:608-13. 2009..SI is not only strongly associated with mental disorder (particularly depression), but also disability. This article explores the relationship between SI and disability in greater detail...
- Self-harm in older people: a clear need for specialist assessment and careMichael S Dennis
ILS 2, College of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
Br J Psychiatry 200:356-8. 2012..Evidence suggests that non-fatal and fatal self-harm are more closely related in older than in younger adults. Older people who have self-harmed need specialist assessment followed by good short-term and long-term evidence-based care...
- Depression in older people in the general hospital: a systematic review of screening instrumentsMichael Dennis
College of Medicine, Swansea University, Grove Building, Swansea University Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
Age Ageing 41:148-54. 2012..The recognition and diagnosis of depression is therefore a key first step in managing depression in the general hospital, and this may be facilitated by the use of an appropriate screening instrument...