Peter R Joyce

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationships between angry-impulsive personality traits and genetic polymorphisms of the dopamine transporter
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Biol Psychiatry 66:717-21. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Classification of mood disorders in DSM-V and DSM-VI
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:851-62. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Self-mutilation and suicide attempts: relationships to bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, temperament and character
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:250-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Reversed diurnal variation in depression: associations with a differential antidepressant response, tryptophan: large neutral amino acid ratio and serotonin transporter polymorphisms
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:511-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic, developmental and personality correlates of self-mutilation in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:225-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A dopamine transporter polymorphism is a risk factor for borderline personality disorder in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 36:807-13. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent antidepressant pharmacogenomics: polymorphisms of the serotonin transporter and G protein beta3 subunit as predictors of response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 6:339-46. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics associated with premature termination from outpatient psychotherapy for anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 22:278-84. 2014
  9. doi request reprint The Yale-Brown-Cornell eating disorder scale in women with anorexia nervosa: what is it measuring?
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 42:267-74. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The relationship of demographic, clinical, cognitive and personality variables to the discrepancy between self and clinician rated depression
    Janet D Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 124:202-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. doi request reprint Relationships between angry-impulsive personality traits and genetic polymorphisms of the dopamine transporter
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Biol Psychiatry 66:717-21. 2009
    ..The 9-repeat variable number tandem repeat allele of the dopamine transporter has recently been associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD) in depressed patients...
  2. doi request reprint Classification of mood disorders in DSM-V and DSM-VI
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:851-62. 2008
    ..The review also questions whether what are called mood disorders are primarily disorders of mood. Finally, it provides suggestions for DSM-VI...
  3. doi request reprint Self-mutilation and suicide attempts: relationships to bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, temperament and character
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:250-7. 2010
    ..Self-mutilation has traditionally been associated with borderline personality disorder, and seldom examined separately from suicide attempts. Clinical experience suggests that self-mutilation is common in bipolar disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reversed diurnal variation in depression: associations with a differential antidepressant response, tryptophan: large neutral amino acid ratio and serotonin transporter polymorphisms
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:511-7. 2005
    ..Although diurnal variation of mood is a widely recognized symptom of depression, the clinical, neurobiological and psychopharmacological significance of this symptom has not previously been reported...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic, developmental and personality correlates of self-mutilation in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:225-9. 2006
    ..To examine whether the T allele of G protein beta3 (GNbeta3) is associated with self-mutilation in depressed patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint A dopamine transporter polymorphism is a risk factor for borderline personality disorder in depressed patients
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 36:807-13. 2006
    ..We were interested in differences in genetic and developmental risk factors between depressed patients with or without a co-morbid BPD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent antidepressant pharmacogenomics: polymorphisms of the serotonin transporter and G protein beta3 subunit as predictors of response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 6:339-46. 2003
    ..These differential pharmacogenetic predictors of antidepressant response by age, may provide clues to understanding the discontinuities in pharmacological responsiveness of child/adolescent and adult depressive disorders...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics associated with premature termination from outpatient psychotherapy for anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 22:278-84. 2014
    ..This study explores clinical characteristics potentially associated with PTT in a randomised controlled outpatient psychotherapy trial for anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  9. doi request reprint The Yale-Brown-Cornell eating disorder scale in women with anorexia nervosa: what is it measuring?
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 42:267-74. 2009
    ..This study examines the YBC-EDS in relation to eating disorder psychopathology, obsessionality, and impulsivity variables in women with anorexia nervosa (AN) and sensitivity of the YBC-EDS to change after psychotherapy...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship of demographic, clinical, cognitive and personality variables to the discrepancy between self and clinician rated depression
    Janet D Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 124:202-6. 2010
    ..The secondary aim was to investigate patient factors which contribute to discordant ratings...
  11. ncbi request reprint Specific and nonspecific comorbidity in anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 41:47-56. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Bulimia nervosa-nonpurging subtype: closer to the bulimia nervosa-purging subtype or to binge eating disorder?
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 47:231-8. 2014
    ..This study examines clinical characteristics, eating disorder symptomatology, and Axis I comorbidity in BN-NP, BN-P, and BED groups to establish whether BN-NP more closely resembles BN-P or BED...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bipolar II disorder: personality and outcome in two clinical samples
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:433-8. 2004
    ..To compare the personality traits and disorders of patients with bipolar II disorder and major depression and to examine the impact on treatment outcome of a bipolar II diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of DRD4 and DRD3 and risk of avoidant and obsessive personality traits and disorders
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatry Res 119:1-10. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that genetic polymorphisms of DRD4 and DRD3 may well be associated with personality traits, and that conflicting findings to date may arise from the problem of phenotype definition...
  15. doi request reprint Childhood neglect and abuse as predictors of antidepressant response in adult depression
    Jeanette M Johnstone
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Depress Anxiety 26:711-7. 2009
    ..Childhood neglect and abuse are recognized as risk factors for depression, but are not often studied as predictors of treatment response in depression...
  16. doi request reprint Eighteen months of drug treatment for depression: predicting relapse and recovery
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 114:263-70. 2009
    ..The clinically relevant outcomes in treating depression are persistent recovery, relapse, and treatment resistance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan and tyrosine availability and response to antidepressant treatment in major depression
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 86:129-34. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Six months of treatment for depression: outcome and predictors of the course of illness
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Science, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 163:95-100. 2006
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the course of illness in a cohort of depressed patients undergoing treatment for 6 months and whether there are clinically useful predictors of their course of illness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Atypical depression, atypical temperament and a differential antidepressant response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Depress Anxiety 19:180-6. 2004
    ..A temperament derived measure of "rejection sensitivity" defines a group of depressed patients with a differential antidepressant response, regardless of reversed vegetative symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa: a randomized, controlled trial
    Virginia V W McIntosh
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, 4 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 162:741-7. 2005
    ..Cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy are effective in a related disorder, bulimia nervosa. There are theoretical and treatment indications for these therapies in anorexia nervosa...
  21. doi request reprint Complex personality disorder in bulimia nervosa
    Sarah L Rowe
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 51:592-8. 2010
    ..Tyrer's dimensional model using severity as a form of categorizing PDs was used to compare eating disorder outcome in women with bulimia nervosa (BN) over 3 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence for an association between a dopamine D3 receptor gene variant and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder in patients with major depression
    Katrina J Light
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:409-13. 2006
    ..We conclude that DRD3 may contribute to the development of OCPD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder in major depression: symptomatology, temperament, character, differential drug response, and 6-month outcome
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 44:35-43. 2003
    ..After 6 months, those with BPD had a favorable outcome in regard to depressive symptoms, social adjustment, and even improvement in the character measure of self-directedness. Those with the poorest outcome were those with OPD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of remission, response and recovery in major depression treated with fluoxetine or nortriptyline
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:384-91. 2002
    ..The second objective was to report on the demographic and diagnostic predictors of the response and recovery in these depressed patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship of personality disorders to treatment outcome in depressed outpatients
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:259-64. 2003
    ..Personality disorders appear to be common among patients with depression, suggesting potentially significant treatment implications for a large group of patients...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of borderline personality disorder on bulimia nervosa
    Sarah L Rowe
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:1021-9. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Temperament, character and personality disorders as predictors of response to interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 190:503-8. 2007
    ..Interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy are widely accepted as effective treatments for major depression. There is little evidence on how personality disorder or personality traits affect treatment response...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and psychoactive substance use disorder comorbidity in anorexia nervosa or depression
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 34:211-9. 2003
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Patient predictors of response to cognitive behaviour therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy in a randomised clinical trial for depression
    Janet D Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 128:252-61. 2011
    ..This study examined patient predictors of response to interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)...
  30. doi request reprint Prolactin response to fenfluramine in abstinent, alcohol-dependent patients
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Addict Biol 13:380-5. 2008
    ..The reduced CORT response in abstinent alcoholics further supports evidence of hypofunction of the adrenocortical system in this group...
  31. ncbi request reprint Temperament, childhood environment and psychopathology as risk factors for avoidant and borderline personality disorders
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:756-64. 2003
    ..To evaluate childhood experiences (neglect and abuse), temperament and childhood and adolescent psychopathology as risk factors for avoidant and borderline personality disorders in depressed outpatients...
  32. doi request reprint The long-term efficacy of three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa: a randomized, controlled trial
    Frances A Carter
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 44:647-54. 2011
    ..To evaluate the long-term efficacy of three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa...
  33. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression
    Suzanne E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Br J Psychiatry 190:496-502. 2007
    ..Interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) are established as effective treatments for major depression. Controversy remains regarding their effectiveness for severe and melancholic depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of childhood experiences on cortisol levels in depressed adults
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:62-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of childhood abuse and parental bonding on cortisol levels in depressed adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder not otherwise specified: comparison with bipolar disorder I/II and major depression
    Peter R Joyce
    University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:843-9. 2007
    ..To compare the personality, clinical and comorbidity characteristics of subjects meeting diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder not otherwise specified (BDNOS) to those with major depression and bipolar I or II disorder...
  36. doi request reprint Does avoidant personality disorder impact on the outcome of treatment for bulimia nervosa?
    Sarah L Rowe
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 43:420-7. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) on bulimia nervosa (BN) treatment outcome over 3 years...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age may affect response to antidepressants with serotonergic and noradrenergic actions
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 76:143-9. 2003
    ..There is some consensus that noradrenergic drugs are ineffective in adolescent depression. The aim of this study was to see whether this poor response extended to young adults...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between cytochrome P450 2D6 genotype and harm avoidance
    Rebecca L Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 127:90-3. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that the CYP2D6 polymorphism may impact on personality, and one potential mechanism for this would be by influencing the generation of endogenous neurotransmitters in the brain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in bipolar disorder: age of onset, course, comorbidity, and symptom presentation
    Izabela Kawa
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Bipolar Disord 7:119-25. 2005
    ..To determine whether men and women with bipolar disorder differ in age of onset, course of illness, number of suicide attempts, comorbidity rates and symptom presentation...
  40. doi request reprint Maternal care and paternal protection influence response to psychotherapy treatment for adult depression
    Jeanette M Johnstone
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 149:221-9. 2013
    ..Adverse childhood experiences of neglect, overprotection and abuse, well-recognized risk factors for the development of adult psychopathology, were examined as predictors of response to psychotherapy treatment for adults with depression...
  41. doi request reprint Childhood-, teenage-, and adult-onset depression: diagnostic and individual characteristics in a clinical sample
    Kumari Fernando
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 52:623-9. 2011
    ..This study compares individual, clinical, and family characteristics across individuals who experienced their first major depressive episode when a child, teenager, or adult...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relationships among measures of treatment outcome in depressed patients
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 76:127-35. 2003
    ..Studies attempting to identify predictors of antidepressant response in patients with major depression have reported inconsistent results. One explanation may be the different definitions of outcome used...
  43. doi request reprint Comparison of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and adiponectin in overweight bipolar patients taking sodium valproate and controls
    Jane L Elmslie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:53-60. 2009
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Affective disorders in the first-degree relatives of bipolar probands: results from the South Island Bipolar Study
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 45:168-74. 2004
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Description and validation of the Affective Temperament Questionnaire
    Katrina J Light
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Compr Psychiatry 50:477-84. 2009
    ..This study aims to develop and validate, using a 3-point rating scale, a short questionnaire that assesses these temperaments...
  46. doi request reprint Further evidence for slow binocular rivalry rate as a trait marker for bipolar disorder
    Esther Vierck
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:371-9. 2013
    ..The present study examined whether bipolar disorder patients have slower alternation rates, examined the influence of depression and explored the role of clinical variables and cognitive functions on alternation rate...
  47. doi request reprint Patient change processes in psychotherapy: development of a new scale
    Janet D Carter
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychother Res 22:115-26. 2012
    ..Analyses indicated the PPPS is a reliable and valid measure of important patient change processes, with higher scores associated with a better response to psychotherapy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of sepiapterin reductase gene alter promoter activity and may influence risk of bipolar disorder
    Patrick C McHugh
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:330-7. 2009
    ..Given the pivotal role of SPR in neurotransmitter production, we sought to test the hypothesis that SPR would influence susceptibility to mood disorders and patient response to antidepressants...
  49. ncbi request reprint No evidence of increased adverse drug reactions in cytochrome P450 CYP2D6 poor metabolizers treated with fluoxetine or nortriptyline
    Rebecca L Roberts
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Hum Psychopharmacol 19:17-23. 2004
    ..Thus, for clinicians prescribing antidepressant monotherapy, CYP2D6 polymorphisms are probably not of relevance to antidepressant side effects and therapy...
  50. ncbi request reprint The interpersonal sensitivity measure in depression: associations with temperament and character
    Suzanne E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 70:307-12. 2002
    ..An additional objective is to examine the differences between levels of interpersonal sensitivity in depressive subtypes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Patterns of weight change after treatment for bulimia nervosa
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 36:12-21. 2004
    ..The current study examined changes in weight and body mass index (BMI) at 5-year follow-up among women treated for bulimia nervosa...
  52. ncbi request reprint Specialist supportive clinical management for anorexia nervosa
    Virginia V W McIntosh
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 39:625-32. 2006
    ..This article presents the rationale for, and description of, a nonspecialized therapy for anorexia nervosa, called specialist supportive clinical management (SSCM)...
  53. ncbi request reprint The prolactin response to fenfluramine in depression: effects of melancholia and baseline cortisol
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 17:97-102. 2003
    ..However, the relationship between prolactin response to fenfluramine and baseline cortisol levels appeared to differ between these two subtypes of depression...
  54. ncbi request reprint The psychobiology and diagnostic significance of amenorrhea in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Kelly A Gendall
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Fertil Steril 85:1531-5. 2006
    ..3-9.9; P = .02), low novelty seeking scores (OR = 0.7; 95% CI = 0.58-0.94; P = .02), and low systolic blood pressure (OR = 0.9; 95% CI = 0.84-0.99; P = .046) were predictors of amenorrhea independent of body mass index...
  55. ncbi request reprint Plasma oxytocin levels in depression and their correlation with the temperament dimension of reward dependence
    Caroline J Bell
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 20:656-60. 2006
    ..This suggested that 17% of the variance in plasma oxytocin levels was explained by the Reward Dependence scores. There was a significant positive correlation between plasma oxytocin levels and the Reward Dependence personality dimension...
  56. pmc An association study of DRD2 and COMT polymorphisms with novelty seeking and harm avoidance scores, in two independent samples of depressed patients
    Katrina J Light
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Behav Brain Funct 3:3. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine support for an association of DRD2 and COMT with behavioural activation, using the TCI within two independent samples of depressed outpatients (for both samples n = 146)...
  57. doi request reprint Assessing the distinctiveness of psychotherapies and examining change over treatment for anorexia nervosa with cognitive-behavior therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and specialist supportive clinical management
    Virginia V W McIntosh
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 49:958-962. 2016
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Changes in neuropsychological function after treatment with metacognitive therapy or cognitive behavior therapy for depression
    Samantha J Groves
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Depress Anxiety 32:437-44. 2015
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to compare changes in neuropsychological functioning related to executive function and attention in outpatients with depression following treatment with MCT or CBT...
  59. doi request reprint Metacognitive therapy versus cognitive behavioural therapy for depression: a randomized pilot study
    Jennifer Jordan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand Clinical Research Unit, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 48:932-43. 2014
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Effects of comorbidity and early age of onset in young people with Bipolar Disorder on self harming behaviour and suicide attempts
    Stephanie Moor
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 136:1212-5. 2012
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Bulimia nervosa, childbirth, and psychopathology
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychosom Res 55:357-61. 2003
    ..To examine whether having a baby following treatment for bulimia nervosa places women at increased risk for continuing or relapsing eating disorders or major depression...
  62. doi request reprint "I really don't know whether it is still there": ambivalent acceptance of a diagnosis of bipolar disorder
    Maree L Inder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatr Q 81:157-65. 2010
    ..This has the potential for reducing relapses through increased adherence with treatment...
  63. doi request reprint Tryptophan hydroxylase gene (TPH1) and peripheral tryptophan levels in depression
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 109:209-12. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that hypothalamic and peripheral 5HT systems have a significant role in appetite regulation, possibly a homeostatic mechanism in regulating peripheral TRP levels...
  64. ncbi request reprint Screening and treatment for depression during pregnancy: a cautionary note
    Frances A Carter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:255-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the recruitment and retention of depressed pregnant women, identified initially through screening, to a randomized controlled psychotherapy trial...
  65. ncbi request reprint Childhood gastrointestinal complaints in women with bulimia nervosa
    Kelly A Gendall
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 37:256-60. 2005
    ..The current study describes childhood gastrointestinal (GI) complaints in adult women presenting for a treatment trial for bulimia nervosa (BN) and examines the correlates of BN symptomatology...
  66. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism in the dopamine beta-hydroxylase gene is associated with "paranoid ideation" in patients with major depression
    Jordan G Wood
    Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Biol Psychiatry 51:365-9. 2002
    ..An exon 2 polymorphism (DBH*444 g/a) of the DbetaH gene (DBH) is significantly associated with both serum and cerebrospinal fluid levels of DbetaH...
  67. doi request reprint Weight suppression predicts weight gain over treatment but not treatment completion or outcome in bulimia nervosa
    Frances A Carter
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:936-40. 2008
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials in psychiatry. Part II: their relationship to clinical practice
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:265-9. 2003
    ..To discuss the extent to which the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in psychiatry can be generalized to clinical practice...
  69. doi request reprint Expression and association analyses of promoter variants of the neurogenic gene HES6, a candidate gene for mood disorder susceptibility and antidepressant response
    Dylan M Glubb
    Gene Structure and Function Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Neurosci Lett 460:185-90. 2009
    ..However, given the importance of this gene in neural function and development, the promoter variants described here may be of wider relevance...
  70. ncbi request reprint Thyroid indices and response to fluoxetine and nortriptyline in major depression
    Kelly A Gendall
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Psychopharmacol 17:431-7. 2003
    ..Patients with blunted deltamaxTSH responded better to fluoxetine than to nortriptyline. It is suggested that a blunted DmaxTSH may reflect a predominantly serotonergic disturbance in this group of patients with major depression...
  71. doi request reprint "I actually don't know who I am": the impact of bipolar disorder on the development of self
    Maree L Inder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatry 71:123-33. 2008
    ..A focus on the specific areas of impact and targeting interventions that facilitate acceptance and integration thus promoting self and identity development would be recommended...
  72. ncbi request reprint Baseline prolactin and L-tryptophan availability predict response to antidepressant treatment in major depression
    Richard J Porter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 165:216-21. 2003
    ..It has been suggested that the PRF may predict response to different forms of treatment. Baseline cortisol, prolactin, and L-tryptophan ( L-TRP) availability may affect PRF and may also influence response to treatment...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cue reactivity in bulimia nervosa: A useful self-report approach
    Frances A Carter
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Otago University, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Eat Disord 39:694-9. 2006
    ..To examine the usefulness of a self-report questionnaire in the assessment of cue reactivity among women treated for bulimia nervosa...
  74. ncbi request reprint The effect of a history of alcohol dependence in adult major depression
    Alma M Rae
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 70:281-90. 2002
    ..PBI scores and family histories did not differ significantly. Treatment outcome did not vary, except that subjects with lifetime alcohol dependence and current heavy drinking did less well...
  75. ncbi request reprint Relationship of temperament and behaviour measures to the prolactin response to fenfluramine in depressed men
    Roger T Mulder
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychiatry Res 109:221-8. 2002
    ..We suggest that alterations in serotonin functioning, when measured using the prolactin response to fenfluramine, may be more commonly linked to behavioural abnormalities in personality-disordered or criminal samples...
  76. ncbi request reprint The effect of bulimia nervosa on plasma glucose and lipids
    Kelly A Gendall
    University Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Physiol Behav 77:99-105. 2002
    ..We conclude that a protracted course of BN may result in clinically insignificant increases in glucose concentrations and may attenuate the decrease in total cholesterol that is observed in women who recover from BN...
  77. ncbi request reprint Melancholia: definitions, risk factors, personality, neuroendocrine markers and differential antidepressant response
    Peter R Joyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:376-83. 2002
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  78. ncbi request reprint Bipolar-panic disorder comorbidity within bipolar disorder families: a study of siblings
    Carolyn J Doughty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Bipolar Disord 6:245-52. 2004
    ..This report examines lifetime panic comorbidity within a sample of families with a history of bipolar disorder...
  79. ncbi request reprint Carnitine does not improve weight loss outcomes in valproate-treated bipolar patients consuming an energy-restricted, low-fat diet
    Jane L Elmslie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Bipolar Disord 8:503-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether l-carnitine supplementation improves weight loss outcomes in bipolar patients taking sodium valproate...
  80. ncbi request reprint Social adjustment in depression: the impact of depression severity, personality, and clinic versus community sampling
    Suzanne E Luty
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 70:143-54. 2002
    ..Previous research has not examined how social adjustment in depression varies by source of sample (clinical vs. community) or the associations with personality...