Affiliation: King's College London
- Routine evaluation in first episode psychosis services: feasibility and results from the MiData projectHelen Fisher
Institute of Psychiatry, PO80 MRC SGDP Centre, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:960-7. 2008..Structured methods of assessment are advocated in these services, but a consensus is still needed on a package of measures with good psychometric properties that is feasible and reliable for routine use in this setting...
- Gender differences in the association between childhood abuse and psychosisHelen Fisher
PO 80, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 194:319-25. 2009..Studies demonstrating an association between childhood trauma and psychosis in adulthood have not systematically explored gender differences...
- The Lambeth Early Onset Crisis Assessment Team Study: general practitioner education and access to an early detection team in first-episode psychosisPaddy Power
Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, LEO Services, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, 108 Landor Road, London SW9 9NT, UK
Br J Psychiatry Suppl 51:s133-9. 2007..There are few evaluations of strategies to improve rates of early detection and treatment of patients with first-episode psychosis...
- Abnormal cortisol levels during the day and cortisol awakening response in first-episode psychosis: the role of stress and of antipsychotic treatmentValeria Mondelli
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Division of Psychological Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Schizophr Res 116:234-42. 2010..Our study shows that antipsychotics normalize diurnal cortisol hyper-secretion but not the blunted cortisol awakening response in FEP; factors other than the excess of psychosocial stress explain HPA axis abnormalities in FEP...
- Environment and schizophrenia: environmental factors in schizophrenia: childhood trauma--a critical reviewCraig Morgan
Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Schizophr Bull 33:3-10. 2007..However, there remain a number of conceptual and methodological issues, which mean much more research is needed before firm conclusions can be drawn about whether childhood trauma is a cause of psychosis...