Michael B King

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety in people with dementia: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Trials 13:197. 2012
  2. pmc Cost-effectiveness of counselling, graded-exercise and usual care for chronic fatigue: evidence from a randomised trial in primary care
    Ramon Sabes-Figuera
    Centre for the Economics of Mental and Physical Health CEMPH, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:264. 2012
  3. pmc Social validity of randomised controlled trials in health services research and intellectual disabilities: a qualitative exploration of stakeholder views
    Dan Robotham
    Mental Health Foundation, Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9QB, UK
    Trials 12:144. 2011
  4. pmc Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression in adults with mild intellectual disabilities (ID): a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Angela Hassiotis
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EY, UK
    Trials 12:95. 2011
  5. pmc Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale
    Apu T Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009
  6. pmc Predicting the onset and persistence of episodes of depression in primary health care. The predictD-Spain study: methodology
    Juan Angel Bellón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Universidad de Málaga Unidad de Investigación de Atención Primaria de Málaga redIAPP, grupo SAMSERAP, Centro de Salud El Palo, Spain
    BMC Public Health 8:256. 2008
  7. pmc Study protocol for the development of a European measure of best practice for people with long term mental health problems in institutional care (DEMoBinc)
    Helen Killaspy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:36. 2009
  8. pmc The response of mental health professionals to clients seeking help to change or redirect same-sex sexual orientation
    Annie Bartlett
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:11. 2009
  9. pmc The MATISSE study: a randomised trial of group art therapy for people with schizophrenia
    Mike J Crawford
    Centre for Mental Health, Imperial College, Claybrook Road London, W6 8LN, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:65. 2010
  10. pmc Evaluation of a system of structured, pro-active care for chronic depression in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Marta Buszewicz
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:61. 2010

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Publications94

  1. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety in people with dementia: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Trials 13:197. 2012
    ..This study aims to develop a CBT for anxiety in dementia manual and to determine its feasibility in a pilot RCT...
  2. pmc Cost-effectiveness of counselling, graded-exercise and usual care for chronic fatigue: evidence from a randomised trial in primary care
    Ramon Sabes-Figuera
    Centre for the Economics of Mental and Physical Health CEMPH, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:264. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the cost-effectiveness of two active therapies, graded-exercise (GET) and counselling (COUN) with usual care plus a self-help booklet (BUC) for people presenting with chronic fatigue...
  3. pmc Social validity of randomised controlled trials in health services research and intellectual disabilities: a qualitative exploration of stakeholder views
    Dan Robotham
    Mental Health Foundation, Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9QB, UK
    Trials 12:144. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression in adults with mild intellectual disabilities (ID): a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Angela Hassiotis
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EY, UK
    Trials 12:95. 2011
    ..The data will inform the power calculation and other aspects of carrying out a definitive randomised controlled trial...
  5. pmc Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale
    Apu T Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009
    ..We wanted to develop a measure of perceived racism in UK African-Caribbean patients with psychosis..
  6. pmc Predicting the onset and persistence of episodes of depression in primary health care. The predictD-Spain study: methodology
    Juan Angel Bellón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Universidad de Málaga Unidad de Investigación de Atención Primaria de Málaga redIAPP, grupo SAMSERAP, Centro de Salud El Palo, Spain
    BMC Public Health 8:256. 2008
    ..Here we explain the general methodology of the predictD-Spain study and evaluate the reliability of the questionnaires used...
  7. pmc Study protocol for the development of a European measure of best practice for people with long term mental health problems in institutional care (DEMoBinc)
    Helen Killaspy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:36. 2009
    ..They also constitute a major resource pressure for mental health services, social services, informal carers and society as a whole...
  8. pmc The response of mental health professionals to clients seeking help to change or redirect same-sex sexual orientation
    Annie Bartlett
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:11. 2009
    ..Our aim was to survey a representative sample of professional members of the main United Kingdom psychotherapy and psychiatric organisations about their views and practices concerning such treatments...
  9. pmc The MATISSE study: a randomised trial of group art therapy for people with schizophrenia
    Mike J Crawford
    Centre for Mental Health, Imperial College, Claybrook Road London, W6 8LN, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:65. 2010
    ..The MATISSE study aims to evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of group Art Therapy for people with schizophrenia...
  10. pmc Evaluation of a system of structured, pro-active care for chronic depression in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Marta Buszewicz
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:61. 2010
    ..The hypothesis is that structured, pro-active care of patients with chronic depression in primary care will lead to a cost-effective improvement in medical and social outcomes when compared with usual general practitioner (GP) care...
  11. pmc The hidden cost of chronic fatigue to patients and their families
    Ramon Sabes-Figuera
    Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:56. 2010
    ..The main aim of the study is to explore the economic impact of chronic fatigue in patients seeking help from general practitioners and to identify characteristics that explain variations in costs...
  12. pmc The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for detection of major depressive disorder in primary care: consequences of current thresholds in a crosssectional study
    Nicolaas P A Zuithoff
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:98. 2010
    ..In this study, we present the reliability, construct validity and accuracy of the PHQ-9 and PHQ-2 to detect major depressive disorder in primary care...
  13. pmc Prediction of depression in European general practice attendees: the PREDICT study
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:6. 2006
    ..However, we lack reliable and valid methods of risk estimation. This protocol paper introduces PREDICT, an international research study to address this risk estimation...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Stigma Scale: development of a standardised measure of the stigma of mental illness
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 4QP, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:248-54. 2007
    ..There is concern about the stigma of mental illness, but it is difficult to measure stigma consistently...
  15. ncbi request reprint Women's views of their sexual difficulties: agreement and disagreement with clinical diagnoses
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 36:281-8. 2007
    ..All three appear to be important and may explain why published prevalence rates of sexual dysfunction and associated factors are so conflicting...
  16. pmc The health of people classified as lesbian, gay and bisexual attending family practitioners in London: a controlled study
    Michael King
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London UCL, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:127. 2006
    ..The morbidity of gay, lesbian or bisexual people attending family practice has not been previously assessed. We compared health measures of family practice attendees classified as lesbian, gay and bisexual...
  17. pmc What same sex civil partnerships may mean for health
    Michael King
    Primary Care Psychiatry, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:188-91. 2006
    ..The authors argue that legal and social recognition of same sex relationships may reduce discrimination, increase the stability of same sex relationships, and lead to better physical and mental health for gay and lesbian people...
  18. doi request reprint Invited commentary on: Proposals for massive expansion of psychological therapies would be counterproductive across society
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:331-2. 2008
    ..Stimulating though it is, their debate left me wondering about the wider philosophical and ethical implications behind our rush to therapy...
  19. pmc The relationship between patients' experiences of continuity of cancer care and health outcomes: a mixed methods study
    M King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Cancer 98:529-36. 2008
    ..12 (95% CI -0.20, -0.05) to -0.32 (95% CI -0.41, -0.23)). Higher experienced continuity may be linked to lower health care needs in the future...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of common mental disorders in general practice attendees across Europe
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:362-7. 2008
    ..There is evidence that the prevalence of common mental disorders varies across Europe...
  21. pmc A systematic review of mental disorder, suicide, and deliberate self harm in lesbian, gay and bisexual people
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 8:70. 2008
    ..Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people may be at higher risk of mental disorders than heterosexual people...
  22. doi request reprint Development and validation of an international risk prediction algorithm for episodes of major depression in general practice attendees: the PredictD study
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1368-76. 2008
    ..Strategies for prevention of depression are hindered by lack of evidence about the combined predictive effect of known risk factors...
  23. pmc Development and pilot evaluation of a complex intervention to improve experienced continuity of care in patients with cancer
    M King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:274-80. 2009
    ..A phase III trial targeting patients with inadequate experienced continuity of care is recommended...
  24. pmc Conceptualising spirituality for medical research and health service provision
    Michael B King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:116. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint An international risk prediction algorithm for the onset of generalized anxiety and panic syndromes in general practice attendees: predictA
    M King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, UK
    Psychol Med 41:1625-39. 2011
    ..There are no risk models for the prediction of anxiety that may help in prevention. We aimed to develop a risk algorithm for the onset of generalized anxiety and panic syndromes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Measuring spiritual belief: development and standardization of a Beliefs and Values Scale
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:417-25. 2006
    ..However, little account is taken of spiritual beliefs that are not tied to personal or public religious practice. Our objective was to develop a standardized measure of spirituality for use in clinical research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of participant and physician intervention preferences on randomized trials: a systematic review
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, England
    JAMA 293:1089-99. 2005
    ..However, randomly allocating patients to treatments that do not accord with their preferences may influence internal and external validity...
  28. ncbi request reprint Family size in white gay and heterosexual men
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Arch Sex Behav 34:117-22. 2005
    ..There are, however, a number of alternative explanations for our finding, including unknown psychological and social factors, which might mediate the association between family size and sexual orientation...
  29. doi request reprint Cardiovascular screening of people with severe mental illness in England: views of service users and providers
    Alexandra L Pitman
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, Bloomsbury Campus, London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1338-45. 2011
    ..This study elicited the views of primary and specialty mental health care staff and service users about such service arrangements and barriers to implementation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Relative risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality in people with severe mental illness from the United Kingdom's General Practice Rsearch Database
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Medical School, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:242-9. 2007
    ..People with severe mental illness (SMI) appear to have an elevated risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but results regarding cancer mortality are conflicting...
  31. pmc The development of the Quality Indicator for Rehabilitative Care (QuIRC): a measure of best practice for facilities for people with longer term mental health problems
    Helen Killaspy
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 11:35. 2011
    ....
  32. pmc Prevention of coronary heart disease in people with severe mental illnesses: a qualitative study of patient and professionals' preferences for care
    Christine A Wright
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 6:16. 2006
    ..We explored the views of people with SMI and health professionals from primary care and community mental health teams (CMHTs) on how best to provide these services...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stigma: the feelings and experiences of 46 people with mental illness. Qualitative study
    Sokratis Dinos
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:176-81. 2004
    ..Stigma defines people in terms of some distinguishing characteristic and devalues them as a consequence...
  34. pmc Impact of a nurse-led intervention to improve screening for cardiovascular risk factors in people with severe mental illnesses. Phase-two cluster randomised feasibility trial of community mental health teams
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:61. 2010
    ..Clinical guidelines recommend regular screening for CVD risk factors. We evaluated a nurse led intervention to improve screening rates across the primary-secondary care interface...
  35. pmc Relative risk of diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in people with severe mental illnesses: systematic review and metaanalysis
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 8:84. 2008
    ..We aimed to systematically assess studies that compared diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and metabolic syndrome in people with and without SMI...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, dietary habits and Coronary Heart Disease risk factor knowledge amongst people with severe mental illness: a cross sectional comparative study in primary care
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Hampstead Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:787-93. 2007
    ..We aimed to quantify adverse CHD knowledge, diet and exercise in a representative primary care sample, and to determine whether socio-economic deprivation explained any findings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in the general population of England--a comparison of ethnic groups (The EMPIRIC study)
    Michael King
    Dept of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:375-81. 2005
    ..There is considerable evidence that incidence of schizophrenia and other psychoses varies across ethnic groups in the UK, with particularly high rates for people of African-Caribbean origin...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk for coronary heart disease in people with severe mental illness: cross-sectional comparative study in primary care
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Hampstead Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:271-7. 2006
    ..Despite concern about the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in people with severe mental illness (SMI), there is little systematic research on CHD risk factors in this population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mental health and quality of life of gay men and lesbians in England and Wales: controlled, cross-sectional study
    Michael King
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:552-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about the mental health of gay men and lesbians living in Europe...
  40. pmc Treatments of homosexuality in Britain since the 1950s--an oral history: the experience of professionals
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 328:429. 2004
    ..To investigate the experiences of professionals who administered and evaluated treatments for homosexuality in Britain since the 1950s...
  41. doi request reprint Successful engagement: a mixed methods study of the approaches of assertive community treatment and community mental health teams in the REACT trial
    Helen Killaspy
    Dept of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:532-40. 2009
    ..However, ACT clients were more satisfied and better engaged with services. To understand these findings better, we investigated the content of care and interventions offered to study participants...
  42. pmc Help-seeking preferences for psychological distress in primary care: effect of current mental state
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London
    Br J Gen Pract 58:694-8. 2008
    ..It is currently unclear whether preferences may differ for those patients with milder symptoms compared to those experiencing more severe distress...
  43. ncbi request reprint Developing mental health services in response to research evidence
    Helen Killaspy
    UCL, Department of Mental Health Sciences, 67 73 Riding House Street, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London WIW 7EJ, United Kingdom
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:47-56. 2008
    ..This paper describes this evidence and the first UK studies that were carried out to evaluate these newly implemented services...
  44. doi request reprint Mental health of the non-heterosexual population of England
    Apu Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:143-8. 2011
    ..There has been little research into the prevalence of mental health problems in lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people in the UK with most work conducted in the USA...
  45. doi request reprint Randomised evaluation of assertive community treatment: 3-year outcomes
    Helen Killaspy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:81-2. 2009
    ..This paper reports on participants' service contact, in-patient service use and adverse events 36 months after randomisation...
  46. pmc Problems with sexual function in people attending London general practitioners: cross sectional study
    Irwin Nazareth
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 327:423. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Sexual molestation of males: associations with psychological disturbance
    Michael King
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 181:153-7. 2002
    ..There are no epidemiological data in Europe on associations between sexual molestation in males and psychological disturbance...
  48. doi request reprint Advance care planning in advanced cancer: can it be achieved? An exploratory randomized patient preference trial of a care planning discussion
    Louise Jones
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill St, London, UK
    Palliat Support Care 9:3-13. 2011
    ..Little is known about the effectiveness of advance care planning in the United Kingdom, although policy documents recommend that it should be available to all those with life-limiting illness...
  49. ncbi request reprint Dropping the diagnosis of homosexuality: did it change the lot of gays and lesbians in Britain?
    Michael King
    Royal and Free University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:684-8. 2003
  50. doi request reprint The treatment of Common Mental Disorders across age groups: results from the 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Claudia Cooper
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences Bloomsbury Campus, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 127:96-101. 2010
    ..We investigated for the first time in a national survey whether older people were less likely than younger adults with the same symptom severity to receive treatment for Common Mental Disorders (CMD)...
  51. doi request reprint Service use and cost of mental disorder in older adults with intellectual disability
    Andre Strydom
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, and Camden and Islington Foundation NHS Trust, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:133-8. 2010
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of individual cognitive behavioral therapy for depressed older people in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Antony Serfaty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:1332-40. 2009
    ..Despite this, older people are rarely offered psychological interventions, and only 3 randomized controlled trials of individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in a primary care setting have been published...
  53. doi request reprint Randomized, single-blind, controlled trial of a specialist behavior therapy team for challenging behavior in adults with intellectual disabilities
    Angela Hassiotis
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1278-85. 2009
    ..This study was designed to examine the effectiveness and costs associated with treatment by a specialist behavior therapy team...
  54. doi request reprint Dementia in the acute hospital: prospective cohort study of prevalence and mortality
    Elizabeth L Sampson
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:61-6. 2009
    ..Increasing numbers of people will die with dementia, many in the acute hospital. It is often not perceived to be a life-limiting illness...
  55. doi request reprint Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in the management of erectile dysfunction secondary to treatments for prostate cancer: findings from a Cochrane systematic review
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    BJU Int 102:426-31. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint The development of a questionnaire to assess the attitudes of older people to end-of-life issues (AEOLI)
    Susan Catt
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College, London, UK
    Palliat Med 19:397-401. 2005
    ..To develop an end-of-life attitudes questionnaire for use in a large community-based sample of older people...
  57. ncbi request reprint Older adults' attitudes to death, palliative treatment and hospice care
    Susan Catt
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School UCL, London, UK
    Palliat Med 19:402-10. 2005
    ..Cancer patients who receive care from specialist palliative care services in the UK are younger than those who do not receive this care. This may be explained by age-related differences in attitudes to end-of-life care...
  58. ncbi request reprint Suicide and severe mental illnesses. Cohort study within the UK general practice research database
    David Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Hampstead Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Schizophr Res 99:134-8. 2008
    ..33-7.94). In schizophrenia, risk was significantly higher when young but marked risk persisted until age 70. Greatest risk was associated with: increased consultation rates; antidepressant prescriptions and living in less deprived areas...
  59. pmc The REACT study: randomised evaluation of assertive community treatment in north London
    Helen Killaspy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 332:815-20. 2006
    ..To compare outcomes of care from assertive community treatment teams with care by community mental health teams for people with serious mental illnesses...
  60. pmc Effectiveness of teaching general practitioners skills in brief cognitive behaviour therapy to treat patients with depression: randomised controlled trial
    Michael King
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 324:947-50. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of teaching general practitioners skills in brief cognitive behaviour therapy...
  61. pmc A systematic review of the international published literature relating to quality of institutional care for people with longer term mental health problems
    Tatiana L Taylor
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:55. 2009
    ..We aimed to identify the key components of institutional care for people with longer term mental health problems and the effectiveness of these components...
  62. doi request reprint Comparison of risk factors for the onset and maintenance of depression
    Christian Bottomley
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:13-7. 2010
    ..Factors associated with depression are usually identified from cross-sectional studies...
  63. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of an advance care planning interview schedule: a focus group study
    Kelly Barnes
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Palliat Med 21:23-8. 2007
    ..If patients make an advance decision to refuse certain treatments, they should be given the opportunity to change their minds in the future...
  64. ncbi request reprint The impact of cancer on sexual function: a controlled study
    Hema Ananth
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Palliat Med 17:202-5. 2003
    ..Little is known about sexual problems in patients with cancer...
  65. pmc Treatments of homosexuality in Britain since the 1950s--an oral history: the experience of patients
    Glenn Smith
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 328:427. 2004
    ..To investigate the circumstances since the 1950s in which people who were attracted to members of the same sex received treatments to change their sexual orientation, the referral pathway and the process of therapy, and its aftermath...
  66. pmc Cost-effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy versus talking and usual care for depressed older people in primary care
    Amanda J Holman
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:33. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), a talking control (TC) and treatment as usual (TAU), delivered in a primary care setting, for older people with depression...
  67. ncbi request reprint Depression in Irish migrants living in London: case-control study
    Louise Ryan
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:560-6. 2006
    ..There is evidence that Irish migrants in Britain have higher rates of depression and suicide than other minority ethnic groups...
  68. pmc Specialist treatment versus self-help for bulimia nervosa: a randomised controlled trial in general practice
    Mary Alison Durand
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF
    Br J Gen Pract 53:371-7. 2003
    ..Little is known about general practice management of patients with eating disorders...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reducing emotional distress in people caring for patients receiving specialist palliative care. Randomised trial
    Kiri Walsh
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, and St Joseph s Hospice, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:142-7. 2007
    ..Caring for relatives with advanced cancer may cause psychological and physical ill health...
  70. ncbi request reprint Advance directives for patients compulsorily admitted to hospital with serious mental illness. Randomised controlled trial
    Alexia Papageorgiou
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 181:513-9. 2002
    ..An advance directive is a statement of a person's preferences for treatment, should he or she lose capacity to make treatment decisions in the future...
  71. ncbi request reprint Challenges to sanctuary: the clergy as a resource for mental health care in the community
    Gerard Leavey
    Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:548-59. 2007
    ..We argue that any proposed extension of clergy involvement in mental health will require further research and thorough deliberation by mental health services and religious organisations...
  72. pmc Spiritual beliefs may affect outcome of bereavement: prospective study
    Kiri Walsh
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 324:1551. 2002
    ..To explore the relation between spiritual beliefs and resolution of bereavement...
  73. ncbi request reprint Explanations of depression among Irish migrants in Britain
    Gerard Leavey
    Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, St Ann s Hospital, St Ann s Road, London, UK Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:231-44. 2007
    ..This paper examines the causal attributes to depression among Irish migrants in the UK in the context of pre- and post-migration experiences with particular focus on gender and age...
  74. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a brief intervention for families of patients with a first episode of psychosis
    Gerard Leavey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London
    Psychol Med 34:423-31. 2004
    ..The authors aimed to assess the impact of a brief educational and advice support service on carers of patients with a first episode of psychotic illness...
  75. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences in randomised controlled trials: conceptual framework and implications for research
    Peter Bower
    NPCRDC, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:685-95. 2005
    ..The paper then examines the implications of the model for informed consent and recruitment procedures. Key issues for future research are also outlined...
  76. ncbi request reprint Estimating needs in life threatening illness: a feasibility study to assess the views of patients and doctors
    Shamsul Shah
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Royal Free Hospital and Edenhall Marie Curie Hospice, Hampstead
    Palliat Med 20:205-10. 2006
    ..Provision of palliative care for patients with non-cancer conditions is hindered by the difficulty of predicting when people will die and fear of causing distress by raising end-of-life issues...
  77. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression in primary care. Socio-economic status, clinical need and receipt of treatment
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:164-9. 2007
    ..Depression is prevalent, costly and often undertreated...
  78. doi request reprint Sodium-hydrogen exchange inhibition by cariporide to reduce the risk of ischemic cardiac events in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: results of the EXPEDITION study
    Robert M Mentzer
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, 540 East Canfield, 1241 Scott Hall, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1261-70. 2008
    ..The premise was that inhibition of NHE-1 limits intracellcular Na accumulation and thereby limits Na/Ca-exchanger-mediated calcium overload to reduce infarct size...
  79. ncbi request reprint Existential needs of people with psychotic disorders in Pôrto Alegre, Brazil
    Luciane C Wagner
    Hospital Psiquiátrico, São Pedro, Faculty of Health Sciences, Rede Metodista de Educacão, Brazil
    Br J Psychiatry 186:141-5. 2005
    ..Needs for care in service users with schizophrenia are often defined by professionals and focus on basic needs for health and social care rather than broader existential issues...
  80. ncbi request reprint Rates and predictors of mental illness in gay men, lesbians and bisexual men and women: Results from a survey based in England and Wales
    James Warner
    Department of Psychiatry, Imperial College London, Paterson Centre, 20 South Wharf Road, London W2 1PD, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:479-85. 2004
    ..There is a dearth of research into the mental health of gay men, lesbians and bisexual men and women in the UK...
  81. ncbi request reprint Common mental disorders and ethnicity in England: the EMPIRIC study
    Scott Weich
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Psychol Med 34:1543-51. 2004
    ..We compared the prevalence of CMD among representative samples of White, Irish, Black Caribbean, Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani individuals living in England using a standardized clinical interview...
  82. ncbi request reprint The psychological health and quality of life of older lesbians and gay men: a snowball sampling pilot survey
    James P Warner
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:754-5. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Harmful alcohol use in Goa, India, and its associations with violence: a study in primary care
    Irwin Nazareth
    Voluntary Health Association of Goa, India
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:131-7. 2007
    ..To determine (i) the prevalence and characteristics of harmful alcohol consumption in general practice attendees; (ii) social and psychological associations with harmful drinking and (iii) recognition of harmful drinking by GPs...
  84. ncbi request reprint Psychological disorder amongst refugee and migrant schoolchildren in London
    Gerard Leavey
    Research Department, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust, Haringey NHS Teaching Primary Care Trust, St Ann s Hospital, St Ann s Road, London N15 3TH, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:191-5. 2004
    ..However, there are very little epidemiological data available on their mental health. In this study, we aimed to examine the prevalence of psychological problems among refugee and migrant schoolchildren compared to their UK-born peers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to depression and its treatment in primary care
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1239-48. 2007
    ..Our aim was to validate and describe responses to a questionnaire about attitudes to depression and its treatment in a sample with experience of moderate and severe depressive episodes...
  86. pmc Selective modulation of type 1 insulin-like growth factor receptor signaling and functions by beta1 integrins
    Hira Lal Goel
    Department of Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 364 Plantation St, Worcester 01605, USA
    J Cell Biol 166:407-18. 2004
    ..This study unravels a novel mechanism mediated by the integrin cytoplasmic domain that differentially regulates cell adhesion to LN and cell proliferation in response to IGF...
  87. ncbi request reprint Beta1 integrins modulate cell adhesion by regulating insulin-like growth factor-II levels in the microenvironment
    Hira Lal Goel
    Department of Cancer Biology and the Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Cancer Res 66:331-42. 2006
    ..It is, therefore, conceivable that reexpression of beta1C will be sufficient to revert a neoplastic phenotype to a nonproliferative and highly adherent normal phenotype...
  88. ncbi request reprint The devil is in the detail: partnerships between psychiatry and faith-based organisations
    Gerard Leavey
    Br J Psychiatry 191:97-8. 2007
    ..However, there has been a failure to examine the form and parameters of partnerships between faith-based organisations and psychiatry...
  89. ncbi request reprint Meet Dr. Williams
    Michael King
    Med Econ 82:46-8, 52. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint An overview of attenuation and scatter correction of planar and SPECT data for dosimetry studies
    Michael King
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester 01655, USA
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 18:181-90. 2003
    ..It will conclude by cautioning users of commercial reconstruction software to validate it for quantitation before using it for dosimetric purposes...
  91. ncbi request reprint National surveillance for asthma--United States, 1980-2004
    Jeanne E Moorman
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-54. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin protects prostate cancer cells from tumor necrosis factor-alpha-induced apoptosis via the AKT/survivin pathway
    Mara Fornaro
    Department of Cancer Biology and the Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    J Biol Chem 278:50402-11. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that survivin is required to maintain a critical anti-apoptotic threshold in prostate cancer cells and identify integrin signaling as a crucial survival pathway against death receptor-mediated apoptosis...
  93. pmc Meta-analysis of data on costs from trials of counselling in primary care: using individual patient data to overcome sample size limitations in economic analyses
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:1247-50. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility of overcoming sample size limitations in economic analyses of clinical trials through meta-analysis of data on individual patients from multiple trials...
  94. ncbi request reprint The 5-HTTLPR s/s genotype at the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) increases the risk for depression in a large cohort of primary care attendees: the PREDICT-gene study
    Jorge A Cervilla
    Departamento de Medicina Legal, Toxicología y Psiquiatría, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:912-7. 2006
    ..1; P = 0.013) suggesting a dose-dependent relationship. Our results are consistent with previous reports suggesting a small but independent effect by the s/s 5-HTTLPR genotype increasing the risk for depression...