- U.K. Clergy and people in mental distress: community and patterns of pastoral careGerard Leavey
University College London, London, UK
Transcult Psychiatry 45:79-104. 2008..The provision of such care was generally influenced by religious tradition and beliefs, community integrity and mission. Implications of the findings for collaboration with pastoral care are discussed...
- Spiritual beliefs near the end of life: a prospective cohort study of people with cancer receiving palliative careMichael King
UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK
Psychooncology 22:2505-12. 2013....
- Clinical effectiveness of a staff training intervention in mental health inpatient rehabilitation units designed to increase patients' engagement in activities (the Rehabilitation Effectiveness for Activities for Life [REAL] study): single-blind, cluster-Helen Killaspy
Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
Lancet Psychiatry 2:38-48. 2015..We aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a staff training intervention to increase patients' engagement in activities...
- Integration of sexual trauma in a religious narrative: transformation, resolution and growth among contemplative nunsGlòria Durà-Vilà
Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
Transcult Psychiatry 50:21-46. 2013..We conclude by discussing the findings in the light of the existing literature on the interaction of trauma and spirituality...
- Barriers to the sustainability of an intervention designed to improve patient engagement within NHS mental health rehabilitation units: a qualitative study nested within a randomised controlled trialMelanie Lean
Division of Psychiatry, University College London, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK
BMC Psychiatry 15:209. 2015..Concurrently, we undertook a qualitative study to investigate the experiences of staff within the intervention units and the contextual issues that may have influenced the effectiveness of the intervention...
- Development and psychometric properties of the client's assessment of treatment scale for supported accommodation (CAT-SA)Sima Sandhu
Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development, Queen Mary University of London, Newham Centre for Mental Health, London, E13 8SP, UK
BMC Psychiatry 16:43. 2016..We aimed to produce and validate a PROM specifically for supported accommodation services, by adapting the Client's Assessment of Treatment Scale (CAT) and assessing its psychometric properties in a large sample...
- Service quality and clinical outcomes: an example from mental health rehabilitation services in EnglandHelen Killaspy
Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 202:28-34. 2013..Current health policy assumes better quality services lead to better outcomes...
- Depression and the medicalization of sadness: conceptualization and recommended help-seekingGlòria Durà-Vilà
Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:165-75. 2013....
- Perceived racism, medication adherence, and hospital admission in African-Caribbean patients with psychosis in the United KingdomApu Chakraborty
Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:915-23. 2011..Differences in outcome between African-Caribbean and white British patients with psychosis may be due to perceived racism and a difficulty in trusting services seen as discriminatory...
- Context, mechanisms and outcomes in end of life care for people with advanced dementiaNuriye Kupeli
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London, 6th Floor, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK
BMC Palliat Care 15:31. 2016..The aim of the present study was to explore the context, mechanisms and outcomes for providing good palliative care to people with advanced dementia residing in UK care homes from the perspective of health and social care providers...
- The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nunsGlòria Durà-Vilà
Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London, UK
Transcult Psychiatry 47:548-70. 2010..We conclude by discussing the clinical implications of this religious narrative, highlighting the importance of incorporating existential issues into clinical practice...
- Finding help: Turkish-speaking refugees and migrants with a history of psychosisGerard Leavey
Department of Mental Health Science, University College London, London, UK
Transcult Psychiatry 44:258-74. 2007..Their explanatory models of illness were complex and fragmentary and the relationship between explanations and help seeking is seldom linear. The implications of these findings for health services are discussed...
- Khat use and mental illness: a critical reviewNasir Warfa
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
Soc Sci Med 65:309-18. 2007..There is a need for improved research on khat use and its possible association with psychiatric disorders...
- Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scaleApu T Chakraborty
Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009..We wanted to develop a measure of perceived racism in UK African-Caribbean patients with psychosis..
- Challenges to sanctuary: the clergy as a resource for mental health care in the communityGerard Leavey
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Soc Sci Med 65:548-59. 2007..We argue that any proposed extension of clergy involvement in mental health will require further research and thorough deliberation by mental health services and religious organisations...
- Factors influencing stigma: a comparison of Greek-Cypriot and English attitudes towards mental illness in north LondonChris Papadopoulos
St Ann s Hospital, St Ann s Road, Research and Development Department, London, N15 3TH, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:430-4. 2002..Previous research points to particularly strong stigmatising attitudes in Greek and Greek Cypriots (Triandis 1989). It is unclear whether these attitudes continue to be held by UK-born Greek Cypriots...
- The devil is in the detail: partnerships between psychiatry and faith-based organisationsGerard Leavey
Br J Psychiatry 191:97-8. 2007..However, there has been a failure to examine the form and parameters of partnerships between faith-based organisations and psychiatry...
- Psychological disorder amongst refugee and migrant schoolchildren in LondonGerard Leavey
Research Department, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust, Haringey NHS Teaching Primary Care Trust, St Ann s Hospital, St Ann s Road, London N15 3TH, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:191-5. 2004..However, there are very little epidemiological data available on their mental health. In this study, we aimed to examine the prevalence of psychological problems among refugee and migrant schoolchildren compared to their UK-born peers...