M Sharpe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: symptoms not associated with disease: an unmet public health challenge
    Jane Walker
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Symptoms Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:477-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Management of depression for people with cancer (SMaRT oncology 1): a randomised trial
    Vanessa Strong
    University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 372:40-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Neurology out-patients with symptoms unexplained by disease: illness beliefs and financial benefits predict 1-year outcome
    M Sharpe
    Psychological Medicine Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Med 40:689-98. 2010
  4. pmc Systematic review of misdiagnosis of conversion symptoms and "hysteria"
    Jon Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
    BMJ 331:989. 2005
  5. pmc The third symptom management research trial in oncology (SMaRT oncology-3): a randomised trial to determine the efficacy of adding a complex intervention for major depressive disorder (depression care for people with lung cancer) to usual care, compared t
    Jane Walker
    Cancer Research UK, The University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, UK
    Trials 10:92. 2009
  6. pmc The second Symptom Management Research Trial in Oncology (SMaRT Oncology-2): a randomised trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a complex intervention for major depressive disorder to usual care for cancer patients
    Jane Walker
    University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Trials 10:18. 2009
  7. pmc Reduced complexity of activity patterns in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a case control study
    Christopher Burton
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    Biopsychosoc Med 3:7. 2009
  8. pmc Protocol for the PACE trial: a randomised controlled trial of adaptive pacing, cognitive behaviour therapy, and graded exercise, as supplements to standardised specialist medical care versus standardised specialist medical care alone for patients with the
    Peter D White
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    BMC Neurol 7:6. 2007
  9. pmc Rasch fit statistics and sample size considerations for polytomous data
    Adam B Smith
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St, James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:33. 2008
  10. pmc The interpretation of low mood and worry by high users of secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms
    Christopher Burton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:107. 2011

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: symptoms not associated with disease: an unmet public health challenge
    Jane Walker
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Symptoms Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:477-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Management of depression for people with cancer (SMaRT oncology 1): a randomised trial
    Vanessa Strong
    University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 372:40-8. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess the efficacy and cost of a nurse-delivered complex intervention that was designed to treat major depressive disorder in patients who have cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Neurology out-patients with symptoms unexplained by disease: illness beliefs and financial benefits predict 1-year outcome
    M Sharpe
    Psychological Medicine Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Med 40:689-98. 2010
    ..We therefore aimed to determine predictors of poor subjective outcome for new neurology out-patients with symptoms unexplained by disease 1 year after the initial consultation...
  4. pmc Systematic review of misdiagnosis of conversion symptoms and "hysteria"
    Jon Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
    BMJ 331:989. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine how frequently this misdiagnosis occurs, and whether it has become less common since the widespread availability of brain imaging...
  5. pmc The third symptom management research trial in oncology (SMaRT oncology-3): a randomised trial to determine the efficacy of adding a complex intervention for major depressive disorder (depression care for people with lung cancer) to usual care, compared t
    Jane Walker
    Cancer Research UK, The University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, UK
    Trials 10:92. 2009
    ..The third Symptom Management Research Trial in Oncology (SMaRT Oncology-3 Trial) will test its efficacy when compared to usual care alone...
  6. pmc The second Symptom Management Research Trial in Oncology (SMaRT Oncology-2): a randomised trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a complex intervention for major depressive disorder to usual care for cancer patients
    Jane Walker
    University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Trials 10:18. 2009
    ..The second Symptom Management Research Trial in Oncology (SMaRT Oncology-2 Trial) will test its effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in a 'real world' setting...
  7. pmc Reduced complexity of activity patterns in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a case control study
    Christopher Burton
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    Biopsychosoc Med 3:7. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Patients with CFS show evidence of reduced complexity of activity patterns. Measures of complexity applied to activity have potential value as objective indicators for CFS...
  8. pmc Protocol for the PACE trial: a randomised controlled trial of adaptive pacing, cognitive behaviour therapy, and graded exercise, as supplements to standardised specialist medical care versus standardised specialist medical care alone for patients with the
    Peter D White
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    BMC Neurol 7:6. 2007
    ..Specialist medical care is commonly provided but its efficacy when given alone is not established. This trial compares the efficacy of the additional therapies when added to specialist medical care against specialist medical care alone...
  9. pmc Rasch fit statistics and sample size considerations for polytomous data
    Adam B Smith
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St, James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:33. 2008
    ..Given the increasing use of Rasch models in health research the purpose of this study was therefore to explore the relationship between fit statistics and sample size for polytomous data...
  10. pmc The interpretation of low mood and worry by high users of secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms
    Christopher Burton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:107. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the ways patients with MUS and their General Practitioners (GPs) interpret low mood and worry, whether they regard them as depressive or anxiety disorders and how they relate them causally to symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint The report of the Chief Medical Officer's CFS/ME working group: what does it say and will it help?
    Michael Sharpe
    University of Edinburgh
    Clin Med 2:427-9. 2002
    ..As a guide to management it raises as many questions as it answers. Much remains to be resolved before guidance that is both evidence based and acceptable to all parties is achieved...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained symptoms and syndromes
    Michael Sharpe
    University of Edinburgh Department of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
    Clin Med 2:501-4. 2002
  13. pmc Management of major depression in outpatients attending a cancer centre: a preliminary evaluation of a multicomponent cancer nurse-delivered intervention
    M Sharpe
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:310-3. 2004
    ..At the final 6-month outcome, 38.5% (95% CI, 5.4-57%) fewer patients in the intervention group still met the criteria for MDD...
  14. pmc Major depression in outpatients attending a regional cancer centre: screening and unmet treatment needs
    M Sharpe
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:314-20. 2004
    ..Very few had received psychological treatment or had been referred to mental health services. Most were receiving no potentially effective therapy...
  15. doi request reprint Disability, distress and unemployment in neurology outpatients with symptoms 'unexplained by organic disease'
    A Carson
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:810-3. 2011
    ..To determine the disability, distress and employment status of new neurology outpatients with physical symptoms unexplained by organic disease and to compare them with patients with symptoms explained by organic disease...
  16. doi request reprint Which neurological diseases are most likely to be associated with "symptoms unexplained by organic disease"
    J Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Neurol 259:33-8. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Who is referred to neurology clinics?--the diagnoses made in 3781 new patients
    J Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:747-51. 2010
    ..Previous studies of this topic have been limited by being of only single centres or lacking in detail. We aimed to describe the neurological diagnoses made in a large series of referrals to neurology outpatient clinics...
  18. doi request reprint Clinically relevant fatigue in men with hormone-sensitive prostate cancer on long-term androgen deprivation therapy
    D J Storey
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Ann Oncol 23:1542-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence and associations of clinically relevant fatigue (CRF) in men with biochemically controlled prostate cancer on long-term androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)...
  19. doi request reprint Symptoms 'unexplained by organic disease' in 1144 new neurology out-patients: how often does the diagnosis change at follow-up?
    Jon Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Brain 132:2878-88. 2009
    ..A new diagnosis, which with hindsight explained the original symptoms, rarely became apparent to the patient's primary care doctor in the 18 months following the initial hospital consultation...
  20. pmc Neurological disease, emotional disorder, and disability: they are related: a study of 300 consecutive new referrals to a neurology outpatient department
    A J Carson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:202-6. 2000
    ....
  21. pmc Guided self-help for functional (psychogenic) symptoms: a randomized controlled efficacy trial
    M Sharpe
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Neurology 77:564-72. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that adding CBT-based guided self-help (GSH) to the usual care (UC) received by patients improves outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint The identification in primary care of patients who have been repeatedly referred to hospital for medically unexplained symptoms: a pilot study
    Benjamin J Smith
    The School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Psychosom Res 67:207-11. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Patients whom neurologists find difficult to help
    A J Carson
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1776-8. 2004
    ..All doctors recognise that some patients are more "difficult to help" than others, but the issue has received little systematic investigation in neurological practice...
  24. pmc Do medically unexplained symptoms matter? A prospective cohort study of 300 new referrals to neurology outpatient clinics
    A J Carson
    University Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:207-10. 2000
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Depression after stroke and lesion location: a systematic review
    A J Carson
    University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    Lancet 356:122-6. 2000
    ..We undertook a systematic review to examine the hypotheses that depression is more commonly associated with left-hemisphere strokes than with right-hemisphere strokes and with lesions of the left anterior brain than with other regions...
  26. pmc The 12 year prognosis of unilateral functional weakness and sensory disturbance
    J Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:591-6. 2003
    ..Although the symptoms of unilateral "medically unexplained" or "functional" weakness and sensory disturbance present commonly to neurologists, little is known about their long term prognosis...
  27. pmc Emotional distress in cancer patients: the Edinburgh Cancer Centre symptom study
    V Strong
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Cancer Research UK and The University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, The Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XR, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:868-74. 2007
    ..Services to treat distress in cancer patients should be organised to target patients by characteristics other than their cancer diagnosis...
  28. pmc The outcome of neurology outpatients with medically unexplained symptoms: a prospective cohort study
    A J Carson
    Robert Fergusson Unit, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:897-900. 2003
    ..In a previous cross sectional study of 300 consecutive new attenders at neurology outpatient clinics, 90 were detected with symptoms that were rated as "not at all" or only "somewhat" explained by organic disease...
  29. pmc Are functional motor and sensory symptoms really more frequent on the left? A systematic review
    J Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:578-81. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that unilateral motor and sensory symptoms unexplained by identifiable disease are more common on the left side of the body than the right...
  30. ncbi request reprint What do medical outpatients attending a neurology clinic think about antidepressants?
    J Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    J Psychosom Res 56:293-5. 2004
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Clinically relevant fatigue in recurrence-free prostate cancer survivors
    D J Storey
    Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Centre, University of Edinburgh, and Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Ann Oncol 23:65-72. 2012
    ..Little is known about the prevalence and associations of clinically relevant fatigue (CRF) in recurrence-free prostate cancer survivors...
  32. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety in patients repeatedly referred to secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms: a case-control study
    C Burton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Med 41:555-63. 2011
    ..We also determined the adequacy of treatment received...
  33. ncbi request reprint A quantitative study of the emotional outcome of people caring for stroke survivors
    M Dennis
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    Stroke 29:1867-72. 1998
    ..We aimed to describe the outcome of those caring for stroke patients and to identify both patient and caregiver factors that are associated with poor caregiver outcomes...
  34. pmc Internet resources for psychiatry and neuropsychiatry
    J Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Scotland, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:10-2. 2003
  35. pmc Functional symptoms in neurology: management
    J Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:i13-21. 2005
  36. pmc Emotional outcomes after stroke: factors associated with poor outcome
    M Dennis
    Neurosciences Trials Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Edinburgh, Bramwell Dott Building, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:47-52. 2000
    ....
  37. pmc Functional symptoms and signs in neurology: assessment and diagnosis
    J Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:i2-12. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint FMRI in patients with motor conversion symptoms and controls with simulated weakness
    Jon Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:961-9. 2007
    ..It is a common clinical problem in neurology but its neural correlates remain poorly understood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Performance of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale as a screening tool for major depressive disorder in cancer patients
    Jane Walker
    Psychological Medicine and Symptoms Research Group, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:83-91. 2007
    ..2) To determine the sensitivity and specificity of various HADS cut-off scores. (3) To recommend an optimal HADS cut-off score for use in this population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of fatigue scales in stroke patients
    Gillian Mead
    Geriatric Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Stroke 38:2090-5. 2007
    ..There is little information on how to best measure poststroke fatigue. Our aim was to identify which currently available fatigue scale is most valid, feasible, and reliable in stroke patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Are electronic diaries useful for symptoms research? A systematic review
    Christopher Burton
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 62:553-61. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate electronic diaries as a tool for investigating associations between physical symptoms and psychological variables...
  42. doi request reprint Screening for major depression in cancer outpatients: the diagnostic accuracy of the 9-item patient health questionnaire
    Parvez Thekkumpurath
    Psychological Medicine Research, University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Center, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Cancer 117:218-27. 2011
    ..In this article, the authors report on the performance of the PHQ-9 as a screening instrument for major depressive disorder (MDD) in patients with cancer...
  43. pmc The 'disappearance' of hysteria: historical mystery or illusion?
    Jon Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:12-8. 2008
  44. doi request reprint Better off dead: suicidal thoughts in cancer patients
    Jane Walker
    University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH10 5HF
    J Clin Oncol 26:4725-30. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of such thoughts in cancer outpatients and which patients are most likely to have them...
  45. doi request reprint The role of physical injury in motor and sensory conversion symptoms: a systematic and narrative review
    Jon Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Psychosom Res 66:383-90. 2009
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Depression Care for People with Cancer: a collaborative care intervention
    Jane Walker
    Psychological Medicine Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:436-41. 2009
    ..This article describes the design and delivery of DCPC as given in the SMaRT Oncology trials...
  47. doi request reprint Patient and general practitioner preferences for the treatment of depression in patients with cancer: how, who, and where?
    Laura Hodges
    Psychological Medicine Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Psychosom Res 67:399-402. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine and compare patient and general practitioner (GP) preferences for the treatment of depression in patients with cancer...
  48. doi request reprint Screening for suicidality in cancer patients using Item 9 of the nine-item patient health questionnaire; does the item score predict who requires further assessment?
    Jane Walker
    Psychological Medicine Research, University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XR, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:218-20. 2010
    ..To determine whether a higher score on Item 9 of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (range zero to three) was more likely to indicate suicidality as determined at subsequent clinical interview in cancer outpatients...
  49. doi request reprint The problems reported by cancer patients with major depression
    Annet Kleiboer
    Psychological Medicine Research, Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychooncology 20:62-8. 2011
    ..To describe the problems reported by people with cancer and major depressive disorder as elicited before starting problem-solving therapy (PST)...
  50. doi request reprint The symptom of functional weakness: a controlled study of 107 patients
    Jon Stone
    Department Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Brain 133:1537-51. 2010
    ..We discuss the theoretical and practical implications of these findings for the concept of conversion disorder...
  51. doi request reprint Functional somatic symptoms and psychological states: an electronic diary study
    Christopher Burton
    Division of Community Health Sciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Psychosom Med 71:77-83. 2009
    ..Despite the epidemiological evidence for links between physical symptoms and mental processes, prior diary studies have shown inconsistent associations and generally been limited to single symptom and psychological variable pairs...
  52. ncbi request reprint Functional symptoms in neurology: case studies
    Jon Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Scotland
    Neurol Clin 24:385-403. 2006
    ..A multidisciplinary approach involving concurrent physical and psychological treatments is often recommended, although further study is required to determine the best approaches to explain and treat these conditions...
  53. pmc Eliot Slater's myth of the non-existence of hysteria
    Jon Stone
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Scotland, UK
    J R Soc Med 98:547-8. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Illness beliefs and locus of control: a comparison of patients with pseudoseizures and epilepsy
    Jon Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:541-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the illness beliefs and locus of control of patients with recent onset pseudoseizures and to compare these with patients with recent onset epilepsy...
  55. ncbi request reprint "Psychosomatic": a systematic review of its meaning in newspaper articles
    Jon Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Western General Hospital, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    Psychosomatics 45:287-90. 2004
    ..Psychosomatic medicine" is the new name for the seventh subspecialty of psychiatry. More needs to be done to educate the media about its actual meaning to make it attractive to patients...
  56. pmc What should we say to patients with symptoms unexplained by disease? The "number needed to offend"
    Jon Stone
    University Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
    BMJ 325:1449-50. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Can oncology nurses treat depression? A pilot project
    Vanessa Strong
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Adv Nurs 46:542-8. 2004
    ..More effective ways of identifying and treating patients with both cancer and depression are therefore urgently required...
  58. ncbi request reprint What should we call pseudoseizures? The patient's perspective
    Jon Stone
    University Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Seizure 12:568-72. 2003
    ..In this study we examine the meanings of these labels for patients, which have the least potential to offend, and consequently to provide a more positive basis for further management...
  59. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing major depression in medical outpatients: acceptability of telephone interviews
    Kathryn Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, University of Edinburgh, Morningside Park Kennedy Tower, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    J Psychosom Res 55:385-7. 2003
    ..To assess the acceptability to patients of a diagnostic interview for depression (Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV; SCID) conducted over the telephone to their homes...
  60. ncbi request reprint La belle indifférence in conversion symptoms and hysteria: systematic review
    Jon Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:204-9. 2006
    ..La belle indifférence refers to an apparent lack of concern shown by some patients towards their symptoms. It is often regarded as typical of conversion symptoms/hysteria...
  61. doi request reprint Monitoring symptoms at home: what methods would cancer patients be comfortable using?
    Annet Kleiboer
    Psychological Medicine Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF, UK
    Qual Life Res 19:965-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine which methods of remote symptom assessment cancer outpatients would be comfortable using, including those involving information technology, and whether this varied with age and gender...
  62. ncbi request reprint Motor conversion symptoms and pseudoseizures: a comparison of clinical characteristics
    Jon Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Western General Hospital, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Psychosomatics 45:492-9. 2004
    ..An alternative view, that gives primacy to the symptoms rather than a disorder, may enable more precise research questions to be posed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Bodily symptoms: new approaches to classification
    Michael Sharpe
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Psychosom Res 60:353-6. 2006
    ..To examine the current approach to classifying bodily symptoms in both psychiatry and medicine and to suggest better alternatives...
  64. doi request reprint Screening medical patients for distress and depression: does measurement in the clinic prior to the consultation overestimate distress measured at home?
    C H Hansen
    Psychological Medicine Research, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2121-8. 2013
    ....
  65. pmc Functional weakness and sensory disturbance
    J Stone
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:241-5. 2002
    ..It should be borne in mind that a patient may have both a functional and an organic disorder...
  66. pmc Personality change after stroke: some preliminary observations
    J Stone
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1708-13. 2004
    ..To describe changes in personality after stroke and effects on carers...
  67. doi request reprint Measuring improvement in depression in cancer patients: a 50% drop on the self-rated SCL-20 compared with a diagnostic interview
    Mark O'Connor
    Psychological Medicine Research, University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH4 2XR, Scotland, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:334-6. 2010
    ..e., percentage drops)...
  68. ncbi request reprint The English Chief Medical Officer's Working Parties' report on the management of CFS/ME: significant breakthrough or unsatisfactory compromise?
    Michael Sharpe
    University of Edinburgh, EH10 5HF, Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
    J Psychosom Res 52:437-8. 2002
  69. doi request reprint 'Feeling sad and useless': an investigation into personal acceptance of disability and its association with depression following stroke
    Ellen Townend
    School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Clin Rehabil 24:555-64. 2010
    ..To study the association of acceptance of disability with depression following stroke and its ability to predict depression at follow-up...
  70. ncbi request reprint Psychological medicine: obstacles to delivery
    Richard Mayou
    J Psychosom Res 57:217-8. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Revising the classification of somatoform disorders: key questions and preliminary recommendations
    Kurt Kroenke
    Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstreif Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:277-85. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Recent onset pseudoseizures--clues to aetiology
    Michael Binzer
    Department of Neurology, Esbjerg Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, 6700 Esbjerg, Denmark
    Seizure 13:146-55. 2004
    ..To examine associations of potentially aetiological significance for the development of pseudoseizures by comparing patients with recent onset pseudoseizures with patients with recent onset epilepsy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Neurology, psychiatry, and neuroscience
    Jon Stone
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1013. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome: a step towards agreement
    Christopher Clark
    Action for ME, 4 Dean s Court, St Paul s Churchyard, EC4V 5AA, London, UK
    Lancet 359:97-8. 2002
  75. ncbi request reprint Misdiagnosis of conversion disorder
    Jon Stone
    Am J Psychiatry 160:391; author reply 391-2. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint Somatoform disorders: time for a new approach in DSM-V
    Richard Mayou
    School of Molecular and Clinical Meidcine, University of Edinburgh, U K
    Am J Psychiatry 162:847-55. 2005
    ..The extended period of preparation for DSM-V offers an important opportunity to reconsider the category of somatoform disorders...
  77. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa among female secondary school students in Ghana
    Dinah Bennett
    South East Scotland Deanery, Edinburgh
    Br J Psychiatry 185:312-7. 2004
    ..We set out to determine whether anorexia nervosa exists in a culture where the pressure to be thin is less pervasive...
  78. ncbi request reprint Wall between neurology and psychiatry. Some parts of the wall are thicker than others
    Jon Stone
    BMJ 325:778. 2002
  79. pmc Fatigue
    Michael Sharpe
    University of Edinburgh
    BMJ 325:480-3. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint The Birmingham International Workshop on Supportive, Palliative, and End-of-Life Care Research
    Neil A Hagen
    Division of Palliative Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer 107:874-81. 2006
  81. ncbi request reprint Unexplained symptoms after terrorism and war: an expert consensus statement
    Daniel J Clauw
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1040-8. 2003
    ..An international, multidisciplinary, and multiinstitutional consensus project was completed to summarize current knowledge on unexplained symptoms after terrorism and war...
  82. ncbi request reprint Fatigue after stroke: the development and evaluation of a case definition
    Joanna Lynch
    Geriatric Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:539-44. 2007
    ..While fatigue after stroke is a common problem, it has no generally accepted definition. Our aim was to develop a case definition for post-stroke fatigue and to test its psychometric properties...
  83. ncbi request reprint Supportive and palliative care research collaboratives in the United Kingdom: an unnatural experiment?
    Sheila Payne
    Palliat Med 21:663-5. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Uncritical positive regard? Issues in the efficacy and safety of psychotherapy
    David J Nutt
    J Psychopharmacol 22:3-6. 2008
  85. doi request reprint The INSPIRE study: are different personality traits related to disease-specific quality of life (IBDQ) in distressed patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease?
    Birgitte Boye
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:680-6. 2008
    ....
  86. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of the pharmacological treatment of cancer-related fatigue
    Ollie Minton
    Division of Mental Health, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1155-66. 2008
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to review the available evidence and make recommendations for practice and research...
  87. ncbi request reprint Volume-based radiotherapy targeting in soft tissue sarcoma
    Iain Ward
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Cancer Treat Res 120:17-42. 2004
  88. ncbi request reprint Somatoform disorders: a help or hindrance to good patient care?
    Michael Sharpe
    Br J Psychiatry 184:465-7. 2004
  89. ncbi request reprint Somatoform disorders-new approaches to classification, conceptualization, and treatment
    Winfried Rief
    J Psychosom Res 56:387-90. 2004
  90. ncbi request reprint Ongoing clinical experience utilizing 3D conformal external beam radiotherapy to deliver partial-breast irradiation in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy
    Frank A Vicini
    Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1247-53. 2003
    ..We present our ongoing clinical experience utilizing 3D conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) to deliver partial-breast irradiation (PBI) in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy...
  91. ncbi request reprint Somatoform disorders in DSM-V
    Richard Mayou
    Psychosomatics 44:449-51. 2003
  92. ncbi request reprint Techniques to modulate radiotherapy toxicity and outcome in soft tissue sarcoma
    Brian O'Sullivan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 4:453-64. 2003
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Fear of recurrence and beliefs about preventing recurrence in persons who have suffered a stroke
    Ellen Townend
    NMAHP Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    J Psychosom Res 61:747-55. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate fear of recurrent stroke and beliefs about its causes and prevention...