Chris Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of time limited CBT informed psychological therapy for anxiety in bipolar disorder
    Steven Jones
    Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:54. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Design and analysis of non-pharmacological treatment trials with multiple therapists per patient
    Chris Roberts
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Stat Med 32:81-98. 2013
  3. pmc Improving mood with psychoanalytic and cognitive therapies (IMPACT): a pragmatic effectiveness superiority trial to investigate whether specialised psychological treatment reduces the risk for relapse in adolescents with moderate to severe unipolar depres
    Ian M Goodyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge and the Cambridge and Peterborough Foundation Trust, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road Cambridge, UK
    Trials 12:175. 2011
  4. pmc Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of group psychoeducation versus group support in the maintenance of bipolar disorder
    Richard K Morriss
    Psychiatry and Community Mental Health, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
    BMC Psychiatry 11:114. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Modelling patterns of agreement for nominal scales
    Chris Roberts
    Biostatistics Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Stat Med 27:810-30. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability of ordered categorical scales using kappa-type statistics
    Chris Roberts
    Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:493-514. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Design and analysis of clinical trials with clustering effects due to treatment
    Chris Roberts
    Biostatistics Group, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    Clin Trials 2:152-62. 2005
  8. pmc Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 14:136. 2013
  9. pmc Collaborative Interventions for Circulation and Depression (COINCIDE): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Trials 13:139. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Group cognitive-behavioural therapy for schizophrenia. Randomised controlled trial
    Christine Barrowclough
    School of Psychological Sciences, Rutherford House, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SZ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:527-32. 2006

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of time limited CBT informed psychological therapy for anxiety in bipolar disorder
    Steven Jones
    Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:54. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this trial is to establish the acceptability and feasibility of a new integrated intervention for anxiety in bipolar disorder designed in collaboration with individuals with personal experience of both problems...
  2. doi request reprint Design and analysis of non-pharmacological treatment trials with multiple therapists per patient
    Chris Roberts
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Stat Med 32:81-98. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Improving mood with psychoanalytic and cognitive therapies (IMPACT): a pragmatic effectiveness superiority trial to investigate whether specialised psychological treatment reduces the risk for relapse in adolescents with moderate to severe unipolar depres
    Ian M Goodyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge and the Cambridge and Peterborough Foundation Trust, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road Cambridge, UK
    Trials 12:175. 2011
    ..The specific efficacy of different psychological therapies and the moderators and mediators that influence risk for relapse are unclear. The cost-effectiveness and safety of psychological treatments remain poorly evaluated...
  4. pmc Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of group psychoeducation versus group support in the maintenance of bipolar disorder
    Richard K Morriss
    Psychiatry and Community Mental Health, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
    BMC Psychiatry 11:114. 2011
    ..The main objective of this trial is to determine whether curriculum based group psychoeducation is more clinically and cost effective than unstructured peer group support...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modelling patterns of agreement for nominal scales
    Chris Roberts
    Biostatistics Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Stat Med 27:810-30. 2008
    ..Two simulation studies are carried out to check the empirical test size and power. Methods are illustrated by two examples involving nominal scales with three categories...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability of ordered categorical scales using kappa-type statistics
    Chris Roberts
    Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 14:493-514. 2005
    ..The results suggest that standard errors based on the delta-method or jack-knifing by subject alone may be overly precise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Design and analysis of clinical trials with clustering effects due to treatment
    Chris Roberts
    Biostatistics Group, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    Clin Trials 2:152-62. 2005
    ..It is argued that the design and analysis of this type of trial should take account of possible heterogeneity in cluster size and intracluster correlation...
  8. pmc Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 14:136. 2013
    ..The COINCIDE trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a collaborative care intervention for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease attending English general practices...
  9. pmc Collaborative Interventions for Circulation and Depression (COINCIDE): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Trials 13:139. 2012
    ..The study also aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the intervention over 6 months, and to assess qualitatively the extent to which collaborative care was implemented in the intervention general practices...
  10. ncbi request reprint Group cognitive-behavioural therapy for schizophrenia. Randomised controlled trial
    Christine Barrowclough
    School of Psychological Sciences, Rutherford House, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SZ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:527-32. 2006
    ..The efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy for schizophrenia is established, but there is less evidence for a group format...
  11. pmc Telephone administered cognitive behaviour therapy for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder: randomised controlled non-inferiority trial
    Karina Lovell
    Department of Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 333:883. 2006
    ..To compare the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy delivered by telephone with the same therapy given face to face in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder...
  12. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness of guided self-help versus waiting-list control in the management of anxiety and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychol Med 35:1633-43. 2005
    ..Assistant psychologists delivered a guided self-help intervention to patients with anxiety and depression who were currently waiting for psychological therapy...
  13. doi request reprint Combined treatment with cognitive-behavioural therapy in adolescent depression: meta-analysis
    Bernadka Dubicka
    Lancashire Care Foundation Trust and Psychiatry Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 197:433-40. 2010
    ..The treatment of adolescent depression is controversial and studies of combined treatment (antidepressants and cognitive-behavioural therapy, CBT) have produced conflicting findings...
  14. doi request reprint Therapist variation within randomised trials of psychotherapy: implications for precision, internal and external validity
    Rebecca Walwyn
    Biostatistics, Health Methodology Research Group, University of Manchester, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 19:291-315. 2010
    ..Parallels will also be made with related designs and methods of analysis...
  15. doi request reprint Are patients with intermediate TPMT activity at increased risk of myelosuppression when taking thiopurine medications?
    Jenny E Higgs
    Central Manchester and Manchester Children s University Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Pharmacogenomics 11:177-88. 2010
    ..Accurate risk assessments will provide important data to inform clinical guidelines...
  16. pmc Academic performance of ethnic minority candidates and discrimination in the MRCGP examinations between 2010 and 2012: analysis of data
    Aneez Esmail
    Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMJ 347:f5662. 2013
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  17. pmc Developing guided self-help for depression using the Medical Research Council complex interventions framework: a description of the modelling phase and results of an exploratory randomised controlled trial
    Karina Lovell
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 8:91. 2008
    ..This paper (a) describes the modelling phase used to develop a guided self-help intervention for depression in primary care and (b) reports data from an exploratory randomised trial of the intervention...
  18. doi request reprint Disease activity, smoking, and reproductive-related predictors of poor prognosis in patients with very early inflammatory polyarthritis
    Suzanne M M Verstappen
    The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Rheumatol 38:429-33. 2011
    ..To identify disease activity, smoking, and reproductive-related predictors of a poor prognosis in patients with very early inflammatory polyarthritis (IP)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does a nurse-led mental health liaison service for older people reduce psychiatric morbidity in acute general medical wards? A randomised controlled trial
    Robert Baldwin
    Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Age Ageing 33:472-8. 2004
    ..To determine the clinical effectiveness of a nurse-led mental health liaison service in managing mental health problems in older physically ill inpatients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the efficacy of cognitive behaviour therapies for childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders
    Sam Cartwright-Hatton
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Manchester, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:421-36. 2004
    ..To review the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) as a treatment for anxiety disorders of childhood and adolescence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Active exercise, education, and cognitive behavioral therapy for persistent disabling low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Ruth E Johnson
    Division of Clinical Psychology, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1578-85. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validation of short screening tests for depression and cognitive impairment in older medically ill inpatients
    Hannah Goring
    Department of Psychology, Tameside General Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:465-71. 2004
    ..To investigate the criterion validity of the four-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS4) and the six-item Orientation-Memory-Concentration-test (OMC) against longer widely used screening instruments...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward antipsychotic medication: the impact of clinical variables and relationships with health professionals
    Jennifer C Day
    Pharmacy Department, Mersey Care NHS Trust, Merseyside, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:717-24. 2005
    ..Although patient variables such as insight and symptoms that contribute toward attitudes have been identified, the contributions of relationship and service factors have not been adequately studied...
  24. pmc Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and routine specialist care with and without cognitive behaviour therapy in adolescents with major depression: randomised controlled trial
    Ian Goodyer
    Developmental Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge University, Cambridge CB2 2AH
    BMJ 335:142. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of a matrix to assess the completed reflective personal development plans of general practitioners
    Chris Roberts
    University of Sheffield, UK
    Med Educ 40:363-70. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The introduction of large class problem-based learning into an undergraduate medical curriculum: an evaluation
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Med Teach 27:527-33. 2005
    ..Within institutions where resources to support small group PBL are limited, the large group ILA format supported with e-learning techniques may be a useful alternative approach...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling predicts clinical outcome of breast cancer
    Laura J van 't Veer
    Division of Diagnostic Oncology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, 121 Plesmanlaan, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nature 415:530-6. 2002
    ..This gene expression profile will outperform all currently used clinical parameters in predicting disease outcome. Our findings provide a strategy to select patients who would benefit from adjuvant therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint National legislation on school smoking restrictions in eight European countries
    Bente Wold
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergeb, Norway
    Health Promot Int 19:482-8. 2004
    ..To review and compare national legislation addressing smoking at school in eight European countries during the late 1990s...
  29. pmc A randomised controlled trial to test the feasibility of a collaborative care model for the management of depression in older people
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    Primary Care Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 57:364-70. 2007
    ..Depression is the most common mental health disorder in people aged over 65 years. Late-life depression is associated with chronic illness and disability...
  30. pmc The effectiveness of five strategies for the prevention of gastrointestinal toxicity induced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: systematic review
    Lee Hooper
    Cochrane Oral Health Group, University of Manchester and Central Manchester and Manchester Children s University Healthcare Trust, Manchester Dental Education Centre, University Dental Hospital, Manchester M15 6FH
    BMJ 329:948. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint National and school policies on restrictions of teacher smoking: a multilevel analysis of student exposure to teacher smoking in seven European countries
    Bente Wold
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Health Educ Res 19:217-26. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Managing the learning environment in undergraduate medical education: the Sheffield approach
    Chris Roberts
    Department of Medical Education, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital
    Med Teach 25:282-6. 2003
    ..A new 'revised' curriculum, due to start in 2003, will be intensively supported by an NLE which has been extensively tested and modified through pilot studies in the current curriculum...
  33. ncbi request reprint Portfolio-based assessments in medical education: are they valid and reliable for summative purposes?
    Chris Roberts
    Clinical Lecturer in Medical Education, Deparment of Medical Education, University of Sheffield, Coleridge House, Northern Gerneral Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Med Educ 36:899-900. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Discovering professionalism through guided reflection
    Patsy Stark
    Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Med Teach 28:e25-31. 2006
    ..Critical incidents are a valid and feasible method for assessing students' reflections on professionalism, with good educational impact...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is self-care a cost-effective use of resources? Evidence from a randomized trial in inflammatory bowel disease
    Gerald Richardson
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:225-30. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint Assuring the quality of high-stakes undergraduate assessments of clinical competence
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Teach 28:535-43. 2006
    ..This evidence-based approach should be readily achievable by all medical schools...
  37. pmc Use of intensive case management to reduce time in hospital in people with severe mental illness: systematic review and meta-regression
    Tom Burns
    University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 335:336. 2007
    ..To explain why clinical trials of intensive case management for people with severe mental illness show such inconsistent effects on the use of hospital care...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends in vigorous physical activity and TV watching of adolescents from 1986 to 2002 in seven European Countries
    Oddrun Samdal
    Department of Education and Health Promotion, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 17:242-8. 2007
    ..The aim is to study trends in physical activity and TV viewing in seven European countries in the period 1985-2002...
  39. pmc Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527]
    Laurence Moore
    Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, Cardiff University, 53 Park Place, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:258. 2007
    ..At present however, the evidence base on the effectiveness of breakfast provision in bringing about these improvements is limited...
  40. ncbi request reprint 'I'm pickin' up good regressions': the governance of generalisability analyses
    Jim Crossley
    Academic Unit of Medical Education, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Med Educ 41:926-34. 2007
    ..The main difficulties have related to: inadequate or non-random sampling of effects, dealing with naturalistic data, and interpreting and presenting variance components...
  41. ncbi request reprint Results of modified Latarjet reconstruction in patients with anteroinferior instability and significant bone loss
    Stephen S Burkhart
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:1033-41. 2007
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  42. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer
    I Ming Wang
    McDonald Research Wing, Room 166, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:402-11. 2008
    ..Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is a common and disabling lung disease for which there are few therapeutic options...
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of treatments for anorexia nervosa in adolescents: randomised controlled trial
    Simon G Gowers
    Academic Unit, Section of Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Liverpool, Chester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:427-35. 2007
    ..Treatment guidelines identify few adequately powered trials to guide recommendations for anorexia nervosa...
  44. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of a randomised controlled trial for anorexia nervosa in adolescents
    Sarah Byford
    Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:436-40. 2007
    ..Young people with anorexia nervosa are often admitted to hospital for treatment. As well as being disruptive to school, family and social life, in-patient treatment is expensive, yet cost-effectiveness evidence is lacking...
  45. pmc A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a prompt and reminder card in the care of people with epilepsy
    Ajay Thapar
    Department of General Practice, University of Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 52:93-8. 2002
    ..Many patients report medication side-effects and poor seizure control. Most GPs accept responsibility for epilepsy care; however, many report problems with knowledge of epilepsy and nearly all support guidance on epilepsy management...