Michael King

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predicting onset of major depression in general practice attendees in Europe: extending the application of the predictD risk algorithm from 12 to 24 months
    M King
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:1929-39. 2013
  2. pmc Mortality and medical care after bereavement: a general practice cohort study
    Michael King
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e52561. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality and mental health: results from a national study of English households
    Michael King
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:68-73. 2013
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder outcomes: prospective cohort study in primary care
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:472-8. 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Development and validation of a risk model for prediction of hazardous alcohol consumption in general practice attendees: the predictAL study
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e22175. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Advance care planning discussions in advanced cancer: analysis of dialogues between patients and care planning mediators
    Kelly A Barnes
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Palliat Support Care 9:73-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Predicting onset of major depression in general practice attendees in Europe: extending the application of the predictD risk algorithm from 12 to 24 months
    M King
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:1929-39. 2013
    ..In this analysis we fitted predictD to the longer period of follow-up, first by examining only the second year (12-24 months) and then the whole period of follow-up (0-24 months)...
  2. pmc Mortality and medical care after bereavement: a general practice cohort study
    Michael King
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e52561. 2013
    ..In conclusion, we did not confirm increased mortality in cohabitees of people dying from cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality and mental health: results from a national study of English households
    Michael King
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:68-73. 2013
    ..Religious participation or belief may predict better mental health but most research is American and measures of spirituality are often conflated with well-being...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder outcomes: prospective cohort study in primary care
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:472-8. 2011
    ..Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder (MADD) is common yet ill-defined, with little known about outcomes...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Development and validation of a risk model for prediction of hazardous alcohol consumption in general practice attendees: the predictAL study
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e22175. 2011
    ..Little is known about the risk of progression to hazardous alcohol use in people currently drinking at safe limits. We aimed to develop a prediction model (predictAL) for the development of hazardous drinking in safe drinkers...
  10. doi request reprint Advance care planning discussions in advanced cancer: analysis of dialogues between patients and care planning mediators
    Kelly A Barnes
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Palliat Support Care 9:73-9. 2011
    ..Numerous policy documents recommend that ACP should be available to all with life-limiting illness...
  11. doi request reprint The role of acceptance in rehabilitation in life-threatening illness
    Joseph Low
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:20-8. 2012
    ..ACT has been used in many health-related behavioral interventions but not in palliative care rehabilitation...
  12. doi request reprint Service quality and clinical outcomes: an example from mental health rehabilitation services in England
    Helen Killaspy
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 202:28-34. 2013
    ..Current health policy assumes better quality services lead to better outcomes...
  13. pmc Discrimination and other barriers to accessing health care: perspectives of patients with mild and moderate intellectual disability and their carers
    Afia Ali
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    PLoS ONE 8:e70855. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Prevalence of same-sex behavior and orientation in England: results from a national survey
    Joseph Hayes
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:631-9. 2012
    ..They demonstrate that people are willing to report their sexual orientation in survey research, but reporting is sensitive to question wording...
  15. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors for depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care in Goa, India (MANAS): a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Vikram Patel
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 376:2086-95. 2010
    ..The MANAS trial aimed to test the effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors in primary care settings to improve outcomes of people with these disorders...
  16. pmc Prescribing trends in bipolar disorder: cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN primary care database 1995-2009
    Joseph Hayes
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e28725. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Spiritual and religious interventions for well-being of adults in the terminal phase of disease
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD007544. 2012
    ..Although the processes by which these associations occur are poorly understood, there is some research evidence for associations that are mainly positive between spiritual and religious awareness and wellness, such as emotional health...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Survival of people with dementia after unplanned acute hospital admission: a prospective cohort study
    Elizabeth L Sampson
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London Medical School, London, UK Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1015-22. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of dementia on longer term survival after hospital admission, and to assess whether dementia is an independent predictor of mortality. This information is vital for the provision of appropriate care...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
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  25. doi request reprint Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD004770. 2012
    ..This is an update of the review published on 'Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients' in The Cochrane Library 2004, Issue 2 ( Jackson 2004)...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Palliative assessment and advance care planning in severe dementia: an exploratory randomized controlled trial of a complex intervention
    Elizabeth L Sampson
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, UK
    Palliat Med 25:197-209. 2011
    ..Advance care planning is, in theory, a necessary intervention for people with severe dementia; the reluctance of carers to write plans needs to be explored further...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Quality of longer term mental health facilities in Europe: validation of the quality indicator for rehabilitative care against service users' views
    Helen Killaspy
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e38070. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated the internal validity of the QuIRC. Our aim was to identify the QuIRC domains of care that independently predicted better service user experiences of care...
  30. doi request reprint Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD004596. 2012
    ..It may also result from pain, or other untreated or poorly managed symptoms. When anxiety is severe or distressing drug therapy may be considered in addition to supportive care...
  31. doi request reprint Self stigma in people with intellectual disabilities and courtesy stigma in family carers: a systematic review
    Afia Ali
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EY, United Kingdom
    Res Dev Disabil 33:2122-40. 2012
    ..There is a lack of large prevalence studies and longitudinal studies examining the impact of stigma, in both individuals with intellectual disability and their carers...
  32. pmc Using qualitative evidence on patients' views to help understand variation in effectiveness of complex interventions: a qualitative comparative analysis
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    Trials 14:179. 2013
    ..The potential is recognised for using recipients' views to explore why some complex interventions are effective and others are not. Methods to maximise this potential are poorly developed...
  33. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Mental Health Recovery Star
    Helen Killaspy
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 201:65-70. 2012
    ..The Mental Health Recovery Star (MHRS) is a popular outcome measure rated collaboratively by staff and service users, but its psychometric properties are unknown...
  34. doi request reprint Spiritual beliefs near the end of life: a prospective cohort study of people with cancer receiving palliative care
    Michael King
    UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK
    Psychooncology 22:2505-12. 2013
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  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Interventions for supporting informal caregivers of patients in the terminal phase of a disease
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK, NW3 2PF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD007617. 2011
    ..Such informal caring may involve considerable physical, psychological, and economic stresses. A range of supportive programmes for caregivers is being developed including psychological support and practical assistance...
  38. doi request reprint A talking control for use in evaluating the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Marc Serfaty
    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Medical School, Riding House Street, London, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:433-40. 2011
    ..A description and evaluation of a talking control (TC) used in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for older people with depression in primary care is presented...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Using qualitative evidence to help understand complex palliative care interventions: a novel evidence synthesis approach
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Unit of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A41-2. 2014
    ..This makes it difficult in a systematic review to provide conclusions for palliative care practice. Qualitative evidence has potential in intervention design...
  44. pmc Piloting a manualised weight management programme (Shape Up-LD) for overweight and obese persons with mild-moderate learning disabilities: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Rebecca J Beeken
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Trials 14:71. 2013
    ..The aim of this project is to pilot the evaluation of a manualised weight management programme for overweight and obese persons with mild-moderate learning disabilities (Shape Up-LD)...
  45. doi request reprint Managing sexual difficulties: a qualitative investigation of coping strategies
    Kirstin Rebecca Mitchell
    Department of Public Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Sex Res 48:325-33. 2011
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Suicide in young men
    Alexandra Pitman
    University College London Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK
    Lancet 379:2383-92. 2012
    ..Few interventions to reduce suicides in young men have been assessed. Efforts to change help-seeking behaviour and to restrict access to frequently used methods hold the most promise...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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..