Christopher F Dowrick

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Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc REsearch into implementation STrategies to support patients of different ORigins and language background in a variety of European primary care settings (RESTORE): study protocol
    Anne MacFarlane
    Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Implement Sci 7:111. 2012
  2. pmc Improving access to psychosocial interventions for common mental health problems in the United Kingdom: narrative review and development of a conceptual model for complex interventions
    Linda Gask
    Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:249. 2012
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of supported self-management for CFS/ME patients in primary care
    Gerry Richardson
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Hull York Medical School, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    BMC Fam Pract 14:12. 2013
  4. pmc Development of a theory of implementation and integration: Normalization Process Theory
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Implement Sci 4:29. 2009
  5. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
  6. pmc Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation--the FINE Trial. A randomised controlled trial of nurse led self-help treatment for patients in primary care with chronic fatigue syndrome: study protocol. [ISRCTN74156610]
    A J Wearden
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Med 4:9. 2006
  7. pmc Making the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis in primary care: a qualitative study
    Carolyn Chew-Graham
    Primary Care Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:16. 2010
  8. pmc Protocol for the THREAD (THREshold for AntiDepressants) study: a randomised controlled trial to determine the clinical and cost-effectiveness of antidepressants plus supportive care, versus supportive care alone, for mild to moderate depression in UK gene
    Judy Chatwin
    University of Southampton, School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:2. 2007
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications24

  1. pmc REsearch into implementation STrategies to support patients of different ORigins and language background in a variety of European primary care settings (RESTORE): study protocol
    Anne MacFarlane
    Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Implement Sci 7:111. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Improving access to psychosocial interventions for common mental health problems in the United Kingdom: narrative review and development of a conceptual model for complex interventions
    Linda Gask
    Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:249. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of supported self-management for CFS/ME patients in primary care
    Gerry Richardson
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Hull York Medical School, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    BMC Fam Pract 14:12. 2013
    ..Nurse led self-help treatments for people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalitis (CFS/ME) have been shown to be effective in reducing fatigue but their cost-effectiveness is unknown...
  4. pmc Development of a theory of implementation and integration: Normalization Process Theory
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Implement Sci 4:29. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Normalization Process Theory has been developed through procedures that were properly sceptical and critical, and which were opened to review at each stage of development. The theory has been shown to merit formal testing...
  5. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
    ..We set out to develop a conceptual framework to guide change and the implementation of best practice depression care in the primary care setting...
  6. pmc Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation--the FINE Trial. A randomised controlled trial of nurse led self-help treatment for patients in primary care with chronic fatigue syndrome: study protocol. [ISRCTN74156610]
    A J Wearden
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Med 4:9. 2006
    ..Our control condition is treatment as usual by the general practitioner (GP)...
  7. pmc Making the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis in primary care: a qualitative study
    Carolyn Chew-Graham
    Primary Care Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:16. 2010
    ..A key stage in effective management is making an accurate early diagnosis, supported by appropriate referral...
  8. pmc Protocol for the THREAD (THREshold for AntiDepressants) study: a randomised controlled trial to determine the clinical and cost-effectiveness of antidepressants plus supportive care, versus supportive care alone, for mild to moderate depression in UK gene
    Judy Chatwin
    University of Southampton, School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:2. 2007
    ..However there has been relatively little research carried out in primary care to help establish the severity threshold at which antidepressant treatment is effective and cost-effective...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Researching the mental health needs of hard-to-reach groups: managing multiple sources of evidence
    Christopher Dowrick
    Primary Care Research Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:226. 2009
    ..In this paper we describe our methodological approach to managing multiple and diverse sources of evidence, within a research programme to increase equity of access to high quality mental health services in primary care...
  12. 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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  13. 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
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Primary care consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: how do patients indicate what they want?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 24:450-6. 2009
    ..We tested predictions from the contrasting theory that they are transparent in communicating their psychological and other needs...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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
    ....
  21. pmc Challenges of nurse delivery of psychological interventions for long-term conditions in primary care: a qualitative exploration of the case of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalitis
    Sarah Peters
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Implement Sci 6:132. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the challenges faced by non-specialist nurses when delivering psychological interventions for an LTC (chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis [CFS/ME]) within a primary care setting...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...