Christopher Dowrick

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Get into Reading as an intervention for common mental health problems: exploring catalysts for change
    Christopher Dowrick
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Med Humanit 38:15-20. 2012
  2. pmc Normalisation process theory: a framework for developing, evaluating and implementing complex interventions
    Elizabeth Murray
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Upper Floor 3, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Med 8:63. 2010
  3. pmc Understanding the implementation of complex interventions in health care: the normalization process model
    Carl May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:148. 2007
  4. pmc Process evaluation for complex interventions in primary care: understanding trials using the normalization process model
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:42. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Estimating probability of sustained recovery from mild to moderate depression in primary care: evidence from the THREAD study
    C Dowrick
    Division of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Psychol Med 41:141-50. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Predicting long-term recovery from depression in community settings in Western Europe: evidence from ODIN
    Christopher Dowrick
    School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:119-26. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Resilience and depression: perspectives from primary care
    Christopher Dowrick
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Health (London) 12:439-52. 2008
  8. pmc Problem solving treatment and group psychoeducation for depression: multicentre randomised controlled trial. Outcomes of Depression International Network (ODIN) Group
    C Dowrick
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 321:1450-4. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Chickens and eggs: examining the links between mental health and chronic disease
    Christopher Dowrick
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:263-7. 2006
  10. pmc Normalisation of unexplained symptoms by general practitioners: a functional typology
    Christopher F Dowrick
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
    Br J Gen Pract 54:165-70. 2004

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Get into Reading as an intervention for common mental health problems: exploring catalysts for change
    Christopher Dowrick
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Med Humanit 38:15-20. 2012
    ..Further research is needed, including assessment of the social and economic impact and substantial trials of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of this intervention...
  2. pmc Normalisation process theory: a framework for developing, evaluating and implementing complex interventions
    Elizabeth Murray
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Upper Floor 3, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Med 8:63. 2010
    ..The Normalisation Process Theory (NPT) addresses the factors needed for successful implementation and integration of interventions into routine work (normalisation)...
  3. pmc Understanding the implementation of complex interventions in health care: the normalization process model
    Carl May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:148. 2007
    ..It offers a framework for process evaluation and also for comparative studies of complex interventions. It focuses on the factors that promote or inhibit the routine embedding of complex interventions in health care practice...
  4. pmc Process evaluation for complex interventions in primary care: understanding trials using the normalization process model
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:42. 2007
    ..It focuses on the ways that the implementation of complex interventions is shaped by problems of workability and integration...
  5. doi request reprint Estimating probability of sustained recovery from mild to moderate depression in primary care: evidence from the THREAD study
    C Dowrick
    Division of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Psychol Med 41:141-50. 2011
    ..Our objectives were to predict the probability of sustained recovery for patients presenting with mild to moderate depression in primary care and to devise a means of estimating this probability on an individual basis...
  6. doi request reprint Predicting long-term recovery from depression in community settings in Western Europe: evidence from ODIN
    Christopher Dowrick
    School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:119-26. 2011
    ..To test the impact of socio-economic and psychological adversity and healthcare on long-term recovery from depression...
  7. doi request reprint Resilience and depression: perspectives from primary care
    Christopher Dowrick
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Health (London) 12:439-52. 2008
    ..We conclude that personal resilience is important in the minds of our respondents, and that these elements should be actively considered in future research involving people with experience of mental health problems...
  8. pmc Problem solving treatment and group psychoeducation for depression: multicentre randomised controlled trial. Outcomes of Depression International Network (ODIN) Group
    C Dowrick
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 321:1450-4. 2000
    ..To determine the acceptability of two psychological interventions for depressed adults in the community and their effect on caseness, symptoms, and subjective function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chickens and eggs: examining the links between mental health and chronic disease
    Christopher Dowrick
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:263-7. 2006
    ..There is an expanding evidence base for the efficacy of interventions at the psychological level. Patients' views on their healthcare remain crucial...
  10. pmc Normalisation of unexplained symptoms by general practitioners: a functional typology
    Christopher F Dowrick
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
    Br J Gen Pract 54:165-70. 2004
    ..Patients often present in primary care with physical symptoms that doctors cannot readily explain. The process of reassuring these patients is challenging, complex and poorly understood...
  11. doi request reprint Why may older people with depression not present to primary care? Messages from secondary analysis of qualitative data
    Carolyn Chew-Graham
    Health Sciences Research Group Primary Care, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 20:52-60. 2012
    ..Interventions offered to older people need to encourage social engagement, such as befriending, and enhancement of creative, physical and social activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Peering through the barriers in GPs' explanations for declining to participate in research: the role of professional autonomy and the economy of time
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Fam Pract 24:269-75. 2007
    ..Previous reports of the reasons why practitioners decline opportunities for research participation have tended to recount the barriers that they describe as if they are objective accounts...
  13. pmc General practitioners' views on reattribution for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a questionnaire and qualitative study
    Christopher Dowrick
    Division of Primary Care, School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:46. 2008
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  14. pmc Why do general practitioners decline training to improve management of medically unexplained symptoms?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 22:565-71. 2007
    ..Several reports indicate that GPs have negative attitudes about patients with MUS. If these attitudes deter participation in training or other methods to improve communication, practitioners who most need help will not receive it...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health service use by adults with depression: community survey in five European countries. Evidence from the ODIN study
    Cherie McCracken
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:161-7. 2006
    ..Little is known about patterns of healthcare use by people with depression in Europe...
  16. doi request reprint Patients' and doctors' views on depression severity questionnaires incentivised in UK quality and outcomes framework: qualitative study
    Christopher Dowrick
    University of Liverpool School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    BMJ 338:b663. 2009
    ..To gain understanding of general practitioners' and patients' opinions of the routine introduction of standardised measures of severity of depression through the UK general practice quality and outcomes framework...
  17. doi request reprint Access to primary mental health care for hard-to-reach groups: from 'silent suffering' to 'making it work'
    Marija Kovandzic
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Soc Sci Med 72:763-72. 2011
    ..We conclude that there is a need to provide local care that is pluralistic, adaptive, holistic, resonant and socially conscious in order to ensure that equitable access to mental health services can become a reality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Turning theory into practice: rationale, feasibility and external validity of an exploratory randomized controlled trial of training family practitioners in reattribution to manage patients with medically unexplained symptoms (the MUST)
    Richard Morriss
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Behavioural, Community and Population Science, University of Liverpool, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, L69 3GA Liverpool, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:343-51. 2006
    ..The evidence for the effectiveness of reattribution training are limited, and optimal service delivery is not yet established...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depression in men attending a rural general practice: factors associated with prevalence of depressive symptoms and diagnosis
    Christopher Shiels
    Department of Primary Care, Whelan Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:239-44. 2004
    ..Little research has been conducted to explore the underlying reasons for this in rural settings, or to compare primary care doctors' and male patients' ratings of perceived depression...
  20. pmc Do patients with unexplained physical symptoms pressurise general practitioners for somatic treatment? A qualitative study
    Adele Ring
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 328:1057. 2004
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  21. pmc Voiced but unheard agendas: qualitative analysis of the psychosocial cues that patients with unexplained symptoms present to general practitioners
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
    Br J Gen Pract 54:171-6. 2004
    ..Symptomatic investigation and treatment of unexplained physical symptoms is often attributed to patients' beliefs and demands for physical treatments...
  22. pmc Implementation of RCGP guidelines for acute low back pain: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Paola Dey
    Centre for Cancer Epidemiology, University of Manchester, Withington
    Br J Gen Pract 54:33-7. 2004
    ..The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has produced guidelines for the management of acute low back pain in primary care...
  23. doi request reprint Doctors' attachment style and their inclination to propose somatic interventions for medically unexplained symptoms
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:104-11. 2008
    ..We predicted that GPs most likely to respond somatically after patients indicated symptomatic or psychosocial needs had attachment style characterised by negative models of self and others...
  24. ncbi request reprint Doctors' responses to patients with medically unexplained symptoms who seek emotional support: criticism or confrontation?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB Liverpool, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:454-60. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint The somatising effect of clinical consultation: what patients and doctors say and do not say when patients present medically unexplained physical symptoms
    Adele Ring
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:1505-15. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Primary care consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: patient presentations and doctor responses that influence the probability of somatic intervention
    Peter Salmon
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:571-7. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint What do general practice patients want when they present medically unexplained symptoms, and why do their doctors feel pressurized?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 59:255-60; discussion 261-2. 2005
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  28. pmc Considering the case for an antidepressant drug trial involving temporary deception: a qualitative enquiry of potential participants
    Christopher F Dowrick
    Division of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:64. 2007
    ..This study aimed to ascertain views of potential study participants of the ethics and pragmatics of various balanced placebo designs, in order to inform the design of future antidepressant drug trials...
  29. ncbi request reprint Why do primary care physicians propose medical care to patients with medically unexplained symptoms? A new method of sequence analysis to test theories of patient pressure
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
    Psychosom Med 68:570-7. 2006
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