R Hamish McAllister-Williams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rapid tranquillisation: time for a reappraisal of options for parenteral therapy
    R Hamish McAllister-Williams
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:485-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Repeated cortisol administration attenuates the EEG response to buspirone in healthy volunteers: evidence for desensitization of the 5-HT1A autoreceptor
    R Hamish McAllister-Williams
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 21:826-32. 2007
  3. pmc Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on executive function in healthy male volunteers
    Peter Gallagher
    Stanley Research Centre, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 3:10. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in saliva: effects of collection method
    Peter Gallagher
    School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:643-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention in bipolar disorder: a critical review of current guidelines
    R Hamish McAllister-Williams
    School of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:12-6. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Birth weight of infants after maternal exposure to typical and atypical antipsychotics: prospective comparison study
    James J Newham
    University of Newcastle, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:333-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of DHEA administration on episodic memory, cortisol and mood in healthy young men: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Hamid A Alhaj
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 188:541-51. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of the neural correlates of episodic memory and HPA axis status in drug-free depressed patients and healthy controls
    Hamid A Alhaj
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, United Kingdom
    J Psychiatr Res 41:295-304. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effects of cortisol on the laterality of the neural correlates of episodic memory
    Hamid A Alhaj
    Psychobiology Research Group, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Psychiatr Res 42:971-81. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Managing the aftermath of mania - Newcastle, 2 September 2005: Consensus Meeting Statement
    Allan H Young
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:51-4. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Rapid tranquillisation: time for a reappraisal of options for parenteral therapy
    R Hamish McAllister-Williams
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:485-9. 2002
    ..However, there has been recent concern over cardiotoxicity and sudden death associated with some antipsychotic medication and droperidol has now been withdrawn...
  2. ncbi request reprint Repeated cortisol administration attenuates the EEG response to buspirone in healthy volunteers: evidence for desensitization of the 5-HT1A autoreceptor
    R Hamish McAllister-Williams
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 21:826-32. 2007
    ..However, following treatment with cortisol, the effect of buspirone was significantly attenuated. This is consistent with corticosteroids having a similar effect on somatodendritic 5-HT(1A) autoreceptors in man as seen in rodents...
  3. pmc Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on executive function in healthy male volunteers
    Peter Gallagher
    Stanley Research Centre, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 3:10. 2003
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  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in saliva: effects of collection method
    Peter Gallagher
    School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:643-9. 2006
    ..2;R(2) 0.04). It is crucial that future studies are aware of these issues and are cognizant of the effects of the method of collection when examining steroid levels in saliva...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention in bipolar disorder: a critical review of current guidelines
    R Hamish McAllister-Williams
    School of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:12-6. 2006
    ..All other treatment options currently have an extremely limited evidence base and do not feature consistently in the published guidelines...
  6. doi request reprint Birth weight of infants after maternal exposure to typical and atypical antipsychotics: prospective comparison study
    James J Newham
    University of Newcastle, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:333-7. 2008
    ..The effects of in utero exposure to atypical antipsychotics on infant birth weight are unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of DHEA administration on episodic memory, cortisol and mood in healthy young men: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Hamid A Alhaj
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 188:541-51. 2006
    ..Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) has been reported to enhance cognition in rodents, although there are inconsistent findings in humans...
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of the neural correlates of episodic memory and HPA axis status in drug-free depressed patients and healthy controls
    Hamid A Alhaj
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, United Kingdom
    J Psychiatr Res 41:295-304. 2007
    ..These unique findings demonstrate that while the laterality of the neural correlates of episodic memory is sensitive to cortisol, it is not altered by the non-specific laterality effects seen in depression...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of cortisol on the laterality of the neural correlates of episodic memory
    Hamid A Alhaj
    Psychobiology Research Group, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Psychiatr Res 42:971-81. 2008
    ..The results support the hypothesis of causal effects of cortisol on the laterality of cortical activity occurring during an episodic memory task...
  10. ncbi request reprint Managing the aftermath of mania - Newcastle, 2 September 2005: Consensus Meeting Statement
    Allan H Young
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:51-4. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Be vigilant for symptoms of bipolar disorder
    Ciaran Corcoran
    Regional Affective Disorders Service, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust
    Practitioner 250:33-5, 38, 40. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Maximizing treatment outcomes in the depressed patient
    Ciaran Corcoran
    Clinical Psychopharmacology and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 68:373-5. 2007
    ..However, outcomes are often far from ideal with patients left with residual symptoms of depression. These are associated with poor social functioning and an increased risk of relapse...
  13. ncbi request reprint Corticosterone modulation of somatodendritic 5-HT1A receptor function in mice
    Mei See Man
    Psychobiology Research Group, School of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 16:245-52. 2002
    ..In addition, the degree of attenuation depends on CORT concentrations at the time of testing. These findings may have implications regarding mechanisms of adaptation to stress...