Affiliation: University of Southampton
- GP treatment decisions for patients with depression: an observational studyTony Kendrick
Division of Community Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Southampton
Br J Gen Pract 55:280-6. 2005..GPs are prescribing more antidepressants than previously, but not in accordance with guidelines. The reasons why they prescribe are not well understood...
- A longitudinal study of blood folate levels and depressive symptoms among young women in the Southampton Women's SurveyT Kendrick
Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 62:966-72. 2008..A follow-up study was designed to examine whether lower blood folate levels predict incident depressive symptoms...
- Interpreting research findings to guide treatment in practiceTony Kendrick
University of Southampton, Primary Medical Care, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
BMJ 337:a1499. 2008
- 'Watchful waiting' or 'active monitoring' in depression management in primary care: exploring the recalled content of general practitioner consultationsMichael Moore
Primary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
J Affect Disord 145:120-5. 2013..Current NICE depression guidelines recommend a period of 'active monitoring' prior to commencing treatment with antidepressants. The content of consultations during active monitoring or supportive care has not been previously prescribed...
- Are patient beliefs important in determining adherence to treatment and outcome for depression? Development of the beliefs about depression questionnaireJeannette Lynch
Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, United Kingdom
J Affect Disord 133:29-41. 2011..The development of a short questionnaire to measure beliefs will allow exploration of the relationship between beliefs, adherence to treatment and outcome for depression...
- Management of depression in UK general practice in relation to scores on depression severity questionnaires: analysis of medical record dataTony Kendrick
University of Southampton Primary Medical Care Group, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
BMJ 338:b750. 2009..To determine if general practitioner rates of antidepressant drug prescribing and referrals to specialist services for depression vary in line with patients' scores on depression severity questionnaires...
- Depression management in primary care: an observational study of management changes related to PHQ-9 score for depression monitoringMichael Moore
Primary and Population Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Br J Gen Pract 62:e451-7. 2012..Since 2009 UK GPs have been incentivised to use depression severity scores to monitor patients' response to treatment after 5-12 weeks of treatment...
- Explaining the rise in antidepressant prescribing: a descriptive study using the general practice research databaseMichael Moore
University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
BMJ 339:b3999. 2009..Review methods Detailed analysis of general practitioner consultations and antidepressant prescribing was restricted to 170 practices that were contributing data for the full duration of the study...
- 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 geneJudy 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...
- Who cares for the carers? The district nurse perspectiveChantal Simon
Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
Fam Pract 19:29-35. 2002..Community care of elderly and disabled people is increasing. Primary care teams are expected to provide support to the informal carers essential for its success...
- A qualitative study of patient views on discontinuing long-term selective serotonin reuptake inhibitorsGeraldine M Leydon
Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
Fam Pract 24:570-5. 2007..Previous research has explored patients' experiences of taking SSRIs and decisions about starting medication. There has been less research into patients' reasons for long-term use and their views and experiences of discontinuation...
- A questionnaire to measure satisfaction with community services for informal carers of stroke patients: construction and initial pilotingChantal Simon
Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, UK
Health Soc Care Community 11:129-37. 2003..These factors have marked similarities to those found in the field of patient satisfaction with community services...
- Infant sleep disturbance is associated with preconceptional psychological distress: findings from the Southampton Women's SurveyJanis Baird
MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Sleep 32:566-8. 2009..To determine whether preconceptional psychological distress is associated with infant sleep disturbance...
- Spiritual belief, social support, physical functioning and depression among older people in Bulgaria and RomaniaPeter G Coleman
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, UK
Aging Ment Health 15:327-33. 2011....
- 'The chicken and egg thing': cognitive representations and self-management of multimorbidity in people with diabetes and depressionJennifer Mc Sharry
Aldermoor Health Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Psychol Health 28:103-19. 2013..This study aimed to explore accounts of multimorbidity with a focus on the content of cognitive representations and reported management of diabetes and depression...
- Formal support of stroke survivors and their informal carers in the community: a cohort studyChantal Simon
Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, SO16 5ST, UK
Health Soc Care Community 16:582-92. 2008..These factors should be taken into consideration when planning and providing formal support for stroke survivors and their carers...
- Questionnaire severity measures for depression: a threat to the doctor-patient relationship?Geraldine M Leydon
Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Br J Gen Pract 61:117-23. 2011..Since 2006 the Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) has rewarded GPs for carrying out standardised assessments of the severity of symptoms of depression in newly diagnosed patients...
- Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and lofepramine: randomised controlled trialTony Kendrick
Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton Medical School, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
Br J Psychiatry 188:337-45. 2006..The cost-effectiveness of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has not been compared in a prospective study in primary care...
- Does perceived financial strain predict depression among young women? Longitudinal findings from the Southampton Women's SurveyNick Dunn
Senior Lecturer in Primary Medical Care, Biomedical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
Ment Health Fam Med 5:15-21. 2008..Future studies of the aetiology of depression should incorporate ascertainment of actual financial status...
- Randomised controlled trial of effect of leaflets to empower patients in consultations in primary carePaul Little
Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
BMJ 328:441. 2004..To assess the impact of leaflets encouraging patients to raise concerns and to discuss symptoms or other health related issues in the consultation...
- Qualitative study of depression management in primary care: GP and patient goals, and the value of listeningOlwyn Johnston
Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London
Br J Gen Pract 57:872-9. 2007..Guidelines for depression management have been developed but little is known about GP and patient goals, which are likely to influence treatment offers, uptake, and adherence...
- Community provision for informal live-in carers of stroke patientsChantal Simon
Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Southampton
Br J Community Nurs 7:292-8. 2002..Problems of information provision were most marked for those patients with most disability and/or older carers...
- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: THREAD trial may show way forwardRobert Peveler
BMJ 330:420-1. 2005
- 'Antidepressants unlimited'. Are antidepressants the best option for treating depression in general practice? Debating session WONCA 2004Harm van Marwijk
Department of General Practice, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Gen Pract 11:119-21. 2005..Psychological interventions are probably at least as effective as antidepressants, and are preferred by many patients. These issues were discussed at the debating sessions at WONCA 2004 in Amsterdam...
- Ever been HAD?Tony Kendrick
Br J Gen Pract 56:796-7. 2006
- Ever been HAD?Tony Kendrick
Br J Gen Pract 57:67-8. 2007
- Depression in adults: GPs are not so bad at diagnosisTony Kendrick
BMJ 336:522. 2008
- Feasibility and acceptability of screening for eating disorders in primary careOlwyn Johnston
Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO78, Addiction Sciences Building, London, UK
Fam Pract 24:511-7. 2007..Earlier diagnosis of disordered eating is linked to improved prognosis, but detection in primary care is poor...
- The role of the district nurse in bereavement supportJon Birtwistle
University Surgical Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
J Adv Nurs 38:467-78. 2002..However, little is known about nurses' views on bereavement support or their actual involvement...
- Seasonal affective disorder among general practice attendersTony Kendrick
Br J Psychiatry 180:394-5. 2002
- Is birth weight associated with risk of depressive symptoms in young women? Evidence from the Southampton Women's SurveyHazel M Inskip
MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 167:164-8. 2008..However, data from this study do not support a major developmental contribution to the etiology of depression in women...