Affiliation: University College London
- The role of the high-risk approach in suicide preventionAlexandra Pitman
UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, Unniversity College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
Br J Psychiatry 201:175-7. 2012..This editorial uses the findings of a recent evaluation of a high-risk approach used in England to consider the role of high-risk interventions in national suicide prevention strategies...
- Suicide in young menAlexandra Pitman
University College London Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK
Lancet 379:2383-92. 2012..Few interventions to reduce suicides in young men have been assessed. Efforts to change help-seeking behaviour and to restrict access to frequently used methods hold the most promise...
- Cross-cultural attitudes to help-seeking among individuals who are suicidal: new perspective for policy-makersAlexandra Pitman
UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, Bloomsbury Campus, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
Br J Psychiatry 199:8-10. 2011..We explore how suicide-prevention policy-makers might respond to Bruffaerts et al's findings...
- Cardiovascular screening of people with severe mental illness in England: views of service users and providersAlexandra L Pitman
Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, Bloomsbury Campus, London, United Kingdom
Psychiatr Serv 62:1338-45. 2011..This study elicited the views of primary and specialty mental health care staff and service users about such service arrangements and barriers to implementation...
- Medicolegal reports in asylum applications: a framework for addressing the practical and ethical challengesAlexandra Pitman
Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL Medical School Royal Free Campus Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
J R Soc Med 103:93-7. 2010..Although the starting point chosen is the psychiatric report, the principles described apply to the preparation of immigration reports in any medical discipline...
- Implementing clinical guidelines for self harm - highlighting key issues arising from the NICE guideline for self-harmAlexandra Pitman
Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Psychol Psychother 81:377-97. 2008..Suggestions are made for how future versions of the guidelines might be adapted to improve the process of referral for appropriate psychological care and to provide more equitable access to care for patients in distress...