C Dickens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between pain and depression in a trial using paroxetine in sufferers of chronic low back pain
    C Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, UK
    Psychosomatics 41:490-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between depressive episode before first myocardial infarction and worse cardiac failure following infarction
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, and the Department of Cardiology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, U K
    Psychosomatics 46:523-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The risk factors for depression in first myocardial infarction patients
    C M Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, UK
    Psychol Med 34:1083-92. 2004
  4. pmc Lack of a close confidant, but not depression, predicts further cardiac events after myocardial infarction
    C M Dickens
    Psychological Medicine Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, UK
    Heart 90:518-22. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of depression on experimental pain perception: a systematic review of the literature with meta-analysis
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 65:369-75. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of depression and rheumatoid arthritis
    Chris Dickens
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychosomatics 44:209-15. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review of the literature with meta-analysis
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, UK
    Psychosom Med 64:52-60. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in predicting the onset of chronic widespread pain: results from a prospective population-based study
    A Gupta
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:666-71. 2007
  9. pmc Restorative sleep predicts the resolution of chronic widespread pain: results from the EPIFUND study
    K A Davies
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1809-13. 2008
  10. pmc Pressure pain thresholds and tender point counts as predictors of new chronic widespread pain in somatising subjects
    A Gupta
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, and University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:517-21. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between pain and depression in a trial using paroxetine in sufferers of chronic low back pain
    C Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, UK
    Psychosomatics 41:490-9. 2000
    ..These data are consistent with the association between pain and depression being wholly modulated by disability and illness attitudes, with no direct relationship between pain and depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between depressive episode before first myocardial infarction and worse cardiac failure following infarction
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, and the Department of Cardiology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, U K
    Psychosomatics 46:523-8. 2005
    ..The impact of depression on postinfarction outcome may result from the influence of preinfarction depression on the degree of cardiac failure...
  3. ncbi request reprint The risk factors for depression in first myocardial infarction patients
    C M Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, UK
    Psychol Med 34:1083-92. 2004
    ..This study considered whether the causes of depression occurring before and after myocardial infarction were similar to those of depression in the general population...
  4. pmc Lack of a close confidant, but not depression, predicts further cardiac events after myocardial infarction
    C M Dickens
    Psychological Medicine Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, UK
    Heart 90:518-22. 2004
    ..To assess the role of depression and lack of social support before myocardial infarction (MI) in determining outcome in a large representative sample of patients admitted after MI in the UK...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of depression on experimental pain perception: a systematic review of the literature with meta-analysis
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 65:369-75. 2003
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to examine the impact of depression on the perception of experimental pain stimuli...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of depression and rheumatoid arthritis
    Chris Dickens
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychosomatics 44:209-15. 2003
    ..Recognition by clinicians of the importance of social stresses, independent of disease state, should lead to more appropriate and specific psychological and social treatment of depression in rheumatoid arthritis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review of the literature with meta-analysis
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, UK
    Psychosom Med 64:52-60. 2002
    ..In addition, we investigated the extent to which sociodemographic characteristics, level of pain, and method of assessing depression might affect the degree of depression...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in predicting the onset of chronic widespread pain: results from a prospective population-based study
    A Gupta
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:666-71. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the contribution of measures of psychosocial distress, health-seeking behaviour, sleep problems and traumatic life events to the development of new cases of CWP in the community...
  9. pmc Restorative sleep predicts the resolution of chronic widespread pain: results from the EPIFUND study
    K A Davies
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1809-13. 2008
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  10. pmc Pressure pain thresholds and tender point counts as predictors of new chronic widespread pain in somatising subjects
    A Gupta
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, and University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:517-21. 2007
    ..Similarly, recent evidence suggests that chronic widespread pain (CWP) is one manifestation of the somatisation of distress...
  11. ncbi request reprint Moderation of psychosocial risk factors through dysfunction of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress axis in the onset of chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain: findings of a population-based prospective cohort study
    J McBeth
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 56:360-71. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that abnormalities in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) stress-response system would act as an effect moderator between HPA function and the onset of chronic widespread pain (CWP)...
  12. pmc Premorbid psychosocial factors are associated with poor health-related quality of life in subjects with new onset of chronic widespread pain - results from the EPIFUND study
    B I Nicholl
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Translational Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Pain 141:119-26. 2009
    ..8-1.8), although the association with SF12-PCS remained (RRR=4.8% CI 3.1-7.47). New onset of CWP is associated with poor mental and physical HRQoL. However, the relationship with mental HRQoL is explained by psychosocial risk markers...
  13. pmc Insecure attachment style is associated with chronic widespread pain
    K A Davies
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Pain 143:200-5. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that treatment strategies based on knowledge of attachment style, possibly using support and education, may alleviate distress and disability in people at risk of, or affected by, chronic widespread pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Poor sleep and depression are independently associated with a reduced pain threshold. Results of a population based study
    Y H Chiu
    Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Pain 115:316-21. 2005
    ..These relationships persisted after adjustment for pain status. This study had demonstrated that depression and poor sleep are associated with a reduced pain threshold...
  15. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of motivational interviewing in physical health care settings
    K M Knight
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:319-32. 2006
    ..This systematic review is aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of MI interventions in physical health care settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between vital exhaustion, depression and comorbid illnesses in patients following first myocardial infarction
    Linda McGowan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:183-8. 2004
    ..We have examined the association between depression and vital exhaustion and investigated the extent to which any association is the result of comorbid illnesses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Depression is a risk factor for mortality after myocardial infarction: fact or artifact?
    Chris Dickens
    Psychological Medicine Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Manchester University, Manchester, England
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1834-40. 2007
    ..This study sought to investigate the long-term impact of depression on cardiac mortality after myocardial infarction (MI) and to assess whether the timing of depression influences the findings...
  18. doi request reprint New onset depression following myocardial infarction predicts cardiac mortality
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Rawnsley Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL
    Psychosom Med 70:450-5. 2008
    ..We report on a study investigating whether the timing of the onset of depression, with regard to the MI, affected its impact on subsequent cardiac mortality...
  19. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress axis function and the relationship with chronic widespread pain and its antecedents
    John McBeth
    Arthritis Research Campaign ARC Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R992-R1000. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of health-related quality of life and health service utilisation in people with chronic low back pain
    Philip Keeley
    Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Coupland III Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Pain 135:142-50. 2008
    ..Interventions targeting these psychosocial variables in clinic patients may lead to improved quality of life and healthcare costs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychological correlates of pain behavior in patients with chronic low back pain
    Chris Dickens
    Department of Psychiatry, Rawnsley Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Psychosomatics 43:42-8. 2002
    ..Pain behaviors may influence other physical measures. Further studies are required to investigate the relation between depression and pain behavior while controlling for gender differences...