Christopher F Dowrick
Affiliation: University of Liverpool
- Development and evaluation of culturally sensitive psychosocial interventions for under-served people in primary careKarina Lovell
School of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, University Place, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
BMC Psychiatry 14:217. 2014..There is a need to develop forms of psychological therapy that are acceptable to these groups, feasible to deliver in routine settings, and clinically and cost effective...
- REsearch into implementation STrategies to support patients of different ORigins and language background in a variety of European primary care settings (RESTORE): study protocolAnne MacFarlane
Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Implement Sci 7:111. 2012....
- Improving access to psychosocial interventions for common mental health problems in the United Kingdom: narrative review and development of a conceptual model for complex interventionsLinda Gask
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 12:249. 2012....
- Cost-effectiveness of supported self-management for CFS/ME patients in primary careGerry Richardson
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Hull York Medical School, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
BMC Fam Pract 14:12. 2013..Nurse led self-help treatments for people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalitis (CFS/ME) have been shown to be effective in reducing fatigue but their cost-effectiveness is unknown...
- Development of a theory of implementation and integration: Normalization Process TheoryCarl R May
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Implement Sci 4:29. 2009..CONCLUSION: Normalization Process Theory has been developed through procedures that were properly sceptical and critical, and which were opened to review at each stage of development. The theory has been shown to merit formal testing...
- Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems changeJane M Gunn
Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Implement Sci 5:62. 2010..We set out to develop a conceptual framework to guide change and the implementation of best practice depression care in the primary care setting...
- Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation--the FINE Trial. A randomised controlled trial of nurse led self-help treatment for patients in primary care with chronic fatigue syndrome: study protocol. [ISRCTN74156610]A J Wearden
School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
BMC Med 4:9. 2006..Our control condition is treatment as usual by the general practitioner (GP)...
- Making the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis in primary care: a qualitative studyCarolyn Chew-Graham
Primary Care Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
BMC Fam Pract 11:16. 2010..A key stage in effective management is making an accurate early diagnosis, supported by appropriate referral...
- Protocol for the THREAD (THREshold for AntiDepressants) study: a randomised controlled trial to determine the clinical and cost-effectiveness of antidepressants plus supportive care, versus supportive care alone, for mild to moderate depression in UK geneJudy Chatwin
University of Southampton, School of Medicine, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
BMC Fam Pract 8:2. 2007..However there has been relatively little research carried out in primary care to help establish the severity threshold at which antidepressant treatment is effective and cost-effective...
- Considering the case for an antidepressant drug trial involving temporary deception: a qualitative enquiry of potential participantsChristopher F Dowrick
Division of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 7:64. 2007..This study aimed to ascertain views of potential study participants of the ethics and pragmatics of various balanced placebo designs, in order to inform the design of future antidepressant drug trials...
- Researching the mental health needs of hard-to-reach groups: managing multiple sources of evidenceChristopher Dowrick
Primary Care Research Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 9:226. 2009..In this paper we describe our methodological approach to managing multiple and diverse sources of evidence, within a research programme to increase equity of access to high quality mental health services in primary care...
- Patients' and doctors' views on depression severity questionnaires incentivised in UK quality and outcomes framework: qualitative studyChristopher Dowrick
University of Liverpool School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
BMJ 338:b663. 2009..To gain understanding of general practitioners' and patients' opinions of the routine introduction of standardised measures of severity of depression through the UK general practice quality and outcomes framework...
- General practitioners' views on reattribution for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a questionnaire and qualitative studyChristopher Dowrick
Division of Primary Care, School of Population, Community and Behavioural Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
BMC Fam Pract 9:46. 2008....
- Doctors' responses to patients with medically unexplained symptoms who seek emotional support: criticism or confrontation?Peter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB Liverpool, UK
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:454-60. 2007....
- Doctors' attachment style and their inclination to propose somatic interventions for medically unexplained symptomsPeter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:104-11. 2008..We predicted that GPs most likely to respond somatically after patients indicated symptomatic or psychosocial needs had attachment style characterised by negative models of self and others...
- Why do primary care physicians propose medical care to patients with medically unexplained symptoms? A new method of sequence analysis to test theories of patient pressurePeter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
Psychosom Med 68:570-7. 2006....
- Voiced but unheard agendas: qualitative analysis of the psychosocial cues that patients with unexplained symptoms present to general practitionersPeter Salmon
Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
Br J Gen Pract 54:171-6. 2004..Symptomatic investigation and treatment of unexplained physical symptoms is often attributed to patients' beliefs and demands for physical treatments...
- Primary care consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: how do patients indicate what they want?Peter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
J Gen Intern Med 24:450-6. 2009..We tested predictions from the contrasting theory that they are transparent in communicating their psychological and other needs...
- Primary care consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: patient presentations and doctor responses that influence the probability of somatic interventionPeter Salmon
Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
Psychosom Med 69:571-7. 2007....
- The somatising effect of clinical consultation: what patients and doctors say and do not say when patients present medically unexplained physical symptomsAdele Ring
Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Soc Sci Med 61:1505-15. 2005....
- What do general practice patients want when they present medically unexplained symptoms, and why do their doctors feel pressurized?Peter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, L69 3GB Liverpool, United Kingdom
J Psychosom Res 59:255-60; discussion 261-2. 2005....
- Challenges of nurse delivery of psychological interventions for long-term conditions in primary care: a qualitative exploration of the case of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalitisSarah Peters
School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Implement Sci 6:132. 2011..The purpose of the study was to examine the challenges faced by non-specialist nurses when delivering psychological interventions for an LTC (chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis [CFS/ME]) within a primary care setting...
- Normalisation of unexplained symptoms by general practitioners: a functional typologyChristopher F Dowrick
Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
Br J Gen Pract 54:165-70. 2004..Patients often present in primary care with physical symptoms that doctors cannot readily explain. The process of reassuring these patients is challenging, complex and poorly understood...
- Process evaluation for complex interventions in primary care: understanding trials using the normalization process modelCarl R May
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
BMC Fam Pract 8:42. 2007..It focuses on the ways that the implementation of complex interventions is shaped by problems of workability and integration...
- Implementation of RCGP guidelines for acute low back pain: a cluster randomised controlled trialPaola Dey
Centre for Cancer Epidemiology, University of Manchester, Withington
Br J Gen Pract 54:33-7. 2004..The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has produced guidelines for the management of acute low back pain in primary care...