Lesley M Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a probiotic 'functional food' in the management of irritable bowel syndrome
    Lesley M Roberts
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:45. 2013
  2. pmc Exploring the use and effects of deliberate self-harm websites: an Internet-based study
    Isobel Marion Harris
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 15:e285. 2013
  3. pmc Treatments for irritable bowel syndrome: patients' attitudes and acceptability
    Lynsey R Harris
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:65. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical health care of patients with schizophrenia in primary care: a comparative study
    Lesley Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Pract 24:34-40. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Is subclinical thyroid dysfunction in the elderly associated with depression or cognitive dysfunction?
    Lesley M Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 145:573-81. 2006
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial to determine the effect on response of including a lottery incentive in health surveys [ISRCTN32203485]
    L M Roberts
    Dept Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:30. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of exposure to mental illness in role-play on undergraduate student attitudes
    Lesley M Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Fam Med 40:477-83. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Why are GPs treating subclinical hypothyroidism? Case note review and GP survey
    Jack Allport
    Care of Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 14:175-84. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between serum TSH and free T4 in older people
    Penny M Clark
    The Regional Endocrine Laboratories, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Pathol 65:463-5. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of subclinical thyroid dysfunction and its relation to socioeconomic deprivation in the elderly: a community-based cross-sectional survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4809-16. 2006

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Publications16

  1. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a probiotic 'functional food' in the management of irritable bowel syndrome
    Lesley M Roberts
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:45. 2013
    ..Evidence suggests functional foods containing probiotics improve gastrointestinal transit, however, data are limited by short follow-up periods and evaluation in selected populations...
  2. pmc Exploring the use and effects of deliberate self-harm websites: an Internet-based study
    Isobel Marion Harris
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 15:e285. 2013
    ..However, there is little and contradictory evidence available on the effects of using such websites. Further research is therefore required to examine the use and effects of DSH websites...
  3. pmc Treatments for irritable bowel syndrome: patients' attitudes and acceptability
    Lynsey R Harris
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:65. 2008
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  4. ncbi request reprint Physical health care of patients with schizophrenia in primary care: a comparative study
    Lesley Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Pract 24:34-40. 2007
    ..Excess morbidity and mortality associated with schizophrenia is well established. Despite this, no previous multi-centre study has investigated whether patients with schizophrenia receive equitable physical healthcare within primary care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is subclinical thyroid dysfunction in the elderly associated with depression or cognitive dysfunction?
    Lesley M Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 145:573-81. 2006
    ..The clinical significance of this dysfunction, however, remains uncertain, and associations with cognitive impairment, depression, and anxiety are unconfirmed...
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial to determine the effect on response of including a lottery incentive in health surveys [ISRCTN32203485]
    L M Roberts
    Dept Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:30. 2004
    ..Three previous papers report on the effectiveness of lottery incentives with contradictory results. This study aimed to determine the effect of including a lottery-style incentive on response rates to a postal health survey...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of exposure to mental illness in role-play on undergraduate student attitudes
    Lesley M Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Fam Med 40:477-83. 2008
    ..However, many students are exposed to concepts of mental illness at a much earlier stage in their education. No previous study has explored the effect of intervention such as role-play on student attitudinal development...
  8. doi request reprint Why are GPs treating subclinical hypothyroidism? Case note review and GP survey
    Jack Allport
    Care of Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 14:175-84. 2013
    ..With increasing numbers of thyroid function tests (TFTs) performed, GPs frequently have to make management decisions regarding this diagnosis. However, little is known about how SCHo is currently being managed in primary care...
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between serum TSH and free T4 in older people
    Penny M Clark
    The Regional Endocrine Laboratories, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Pathol 65:463-5. 2012
    ..Both gender and smoking status affected the relationship. This suggests that more complex modelling is required when investigating the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of subclinical thyroid dysfunction and its relation to socioeconomic deprivation in the elderly: a community-based cross-sectional survey
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4809-16. 2006
    ..Population-based screening has been advocated for subclinical thyroid dysfunction in the elderly because the disorder is perceived to be common, and health benefits may be accrued by detection and treatment...
  11. pmc Evaluation of the Birmingham IBS symptom questionnaire
    Andrea K Roalfe
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:30. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a disease specific score to measure the symptoms of patients with IBS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between serum free thyroxine concentration and atrial fibrillation
    M D Gammage
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
    Arch Intern Med 167:928-34. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the relationship between thyroid function and presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in older subjects...
  13. ncbi request reprint CD40 ligand, Bcl-2, and Bcl-xL spare group I Burkitt lymphoma cells from CD77-directed killing via Verotoxin-1 B chain but fail to protect against the holotoxin
    J Gordon
    MRC Centre for Immune Regulation, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Cell Death Differ 7:785-94. 2000
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ribosome-inactivating proteins in the induction of apoptosis
    J M Williams
    Renal Research Laboratory, Clinical Research Block, University Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Toxicol Lett 91:121-7. 1997
    ..VT1 had an IC50 of 0.0024 ng/ml, B chain alone was ineffective at inhibiting protein synthesis. Ricin had an IC50 of 0.39 ng/ml and RASTA2 of 1.7 ng/ml. In vero cells the B chain of these toxins does not participate in cell killing...
  15. doi request reprint Medical students' attitudes to psychiatric illness in primary care
    Robert P Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, Birmingham Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Med Educ 42:1080-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe the attitudes and predicted behaviour of medical students towards patients with mental illness in a primary care setting and to investigate whether these were affected by the students' level of training...
  16. ncbi request reprint Advertising of food to children: is brand logo recognition related to their food knowledge, eating behaviours and food preferences?
    C A Kopelman
    Birmingham University Medical School, University of Birmingham, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:358-67. 2007
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