Affiliation: University College London
- Effects of suicide bereavement on mental health and suicide riskAlexandra Pitman
UCL Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
Lancet Psychiatry 1:86-94. 2014..Policymakers should consider how to strengthen health and social care resources for people who have been bereaved by suicide to prevent avoidable mortality and distress. ..
- The stigma perceived by people bereaved by suicide and other sudden deaths: A cross-sectional UK study of 3432 bereaved adultsAlexandra L Pitman
UCL Division of Psychiatry, University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, St Pancras Hospital, 4 Saint Pancras Way, London NW1 0PE, United Kingdom Electronic address
J Psychosom Res 87:22-9. 2016..To test the hypothesis that perceived stigma scores in young adults bereaved by suicide are significantly higher than in young adults bereaved by other sudden deaths, whether blood-related to the deceased or not...
- Support for Relatives Bereaved by Psychiatric Patient Suicide: National Confidential Inquiry Into Suicide and Homicide FindingsAlexandra L Pitman
Dr Pitman is with the University College London UCL Division of Psychiatry, UCL, London e mail Dr Hunt, Dr McDonnell, Prof Appleby, and Prof Kapur are with the Centre for Suicide Prevention, Centre for Mental Health and Safety, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
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- 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...
- Self-harm, Unintentional Injury, and Suicide in Bipolar Disorder During Maintenance Mood Stabilizer Treatment: A UK Population-Based Electronic Health Records StudyJoseph F Hayes
Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, England
JAMA Psychiatry 73:630-7. 2016....
- 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...