Kate Walters

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Teaching as therapy: cross sectional and qualitative evaluation of patients' experiences of undergraduate psychiatry teaching in the community
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London N19 5LW
    BMJ 326:740. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Teaching undergraduate psychiatry in primary care: the impact on student learning and attitudes
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Med Educ 41:100-8. 2007
  3. pmc Help-seeking preferences for psychological distress in primary care: effect of current mental state
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London
    Br J Gen Pract 58:694-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Panic disorder and risk of new onset coronary heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, and cardiac mortality: cohort study using the general practice research database
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Hampstead Campus, University College London, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:2981-8. 2008
  5. pmc Structured pro-active care for chronic depression by practice nurses in primary care: a qualitative evaluation
    Madeleine Bennett
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75810. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Inequalities in the provision of cardiovascular screening to people with severe mental illnesses in primary care: cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN Primary Care Database 2000-2007
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Schizophr Res 129:104-10. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder outcomes: prospective cohort study in primary care
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:472-8. 2011
  8. pmc Lithium vs. valproate vs. olanzapine vs. quetiapine as maintenance monotherapy for bipolar disorder: a population-based UK cohort study using electronic health records
    Joseph F Hayes
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, W1T 7NF, UK
    World Psychiatry 15:53-8. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Practice nurse-led proactive care for chronic depression in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Marta Buszewicz
    Marta Buszewicz, MBBS, MRCGP, MRCPsych, Mark Griffin, MSc, Elaine M McMahon, BA, MPhil, Kate Walters, MBBS, MSc, PhD, Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London Royal Free Campus, London Michael King, MBBS, PhD, FRCPsych, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 208:374-80. 2016
  10. pmc Evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a behaviour change intervention for lowering cardiovascular disease risk for people with severe mental illnesses in primary care (PRIMROSE study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    David Osborn
    Division of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, 6th Floor, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK
    Trials 17:80. 2016

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Publications31

  1. pmc Teaching as therapy: cross sectional and qualitative evaluation of patients' experiences of undergraduate psychiatry teaching in the community
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London N19 5LW
    BMJ 326:740. 2003
    ..To explore the impact of participating in undergraduate teaching in general practice for patients with common mental disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint Teaching undergraduate psychiatry in primary care: the impact on student learning and attitudes
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Med Educ 41:100-8. 2007
    ..To explore the impact of undergraduate psychiatry placements in primary care settings on students' learning and attitudes to mental illness...
  3. pmc Help-seeking preferences for psychological distress in primary care: effect of current mental state
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London
    Br J Gen Pract 58:694-8. 2008
    ..It is currently unclear whether preferences may differ for those patients with milder symptoms compared to those experiencing more severe distress...
  4. doi request reprint Panic disorder and risk of new onset coronary heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, and cardiac mortality: cohort study using the general practice research database
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Hampstead Campus, University College London, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:2981-8. 2008
    ..To determine the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), acute myocardial infarction (MI), and CHD-related mortality in patients with panic attacks/disorder...
  5. pmc Structured pro-active care for chronic depression by practice nurses in primary care: a qualitative evaluation
    Madeleine Bennett
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75810. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Inequalities in the provision of cardiovascular screening to people with severe mental illnesses in primary care: cohort study in the United Kingdom THIN Primary Care Database 2000-2007
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free Campus, University College London Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Schizophr Res 129:104-10. 2011
    ..Guidelines recommend regular CVD screening and in the United Kingdom, since 2004, General Practitioners are remunerated for annual reviews...
  7. doi request reprint Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder outcomes: prospective cohort study in primary care
    Kate Walters
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:472-8. 2011
    ..Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder (MADD) is common yet ill-defined, with little known about outcomes...
  8. pmc Lithium vs. valproate vs. olanzapine vs. quetiapine as maintenance monotherapy for bipolar disorder: a population-based UK cohort study using electronic health records
    Joseph F Hayes
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, W1T 7NF, UK
    World Psychiatry 15:53-8. 2016
    ..Lithium is often avoided because of its side effect profile, but alternative treatments may reduce the time to being prescribed more than one drug, with potential additive side effects of these treatments. ..
  9. doi request reprint Practice nurse-led proactive care for chronic depression in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Marta Buszewicz
    Marta Buszewicz, MBBS, MRCGP, MRCPsych, Mark Griffin, MSc, Elaine M McMahon, BA, MPhil, Kate Walters, MBBS, MSc, PhD, Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London Royal Free Campus, London Michael King, MBBS, PhD, FRCPsych, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 208:374-80. 2016
    ..Management of long-term depression is a significant problem in primary care populations with considerable on-going morbidity, but few studies have focused on this group...
  10. pmc Evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a behaviour change intervention for lowering cardiovascular disease risk for people with severe mental illnesses in primary care (PRIMROSE study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    David Osborn
    Division of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, 6th Floor, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK
    Trials 17:80. 2016
    ..The aim of the trial is to test the effectiveness of a behavioural intervention to lower cardiovascular disease risk in people with severe mental illnesses in United Kingdom General Practices...
  11. pmc Observational cohort study: deprivation and access to anti-dementia drugs in the UK
    Claudia Cooper
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, UK
    Age Ageing 45:148-54. 2016
    ..We investigated for the first time inequalities in NHS national dementia prescribing and how they have varied between UK countries and over time...
  12. pmc Prescribing of antipsychotics in UK primary care: a cohort study
    Louise Marston
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e006135. 2014
    ..To examine the recorded indication for antipsychotic prescriptions in UK primary care...
  13. doi request reprint Socio-demographic variation in chest pain incidence and subsequent coronary heart disease in primary care in the United Kingdom
    Kate Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:566-75. 2014
    ..We know little about socio-demographic differences in chest pain presenting to primary care and subsequent coronary heart disease (CHD) diagnosis...
  14. doi request reprint Time trends in incidence of Parkinson's disease diagnosis in UK primary care
    Laura Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Neurol 260:1351-7. 2013
    ..There was a decline in PD diagnosis in the primary care setting, which may largely represent changes in diagnosis and/or coding rather than a true decline in incidence...
  15. pmc The development of a short instrument to identify common unmet needs in older people in general practice
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:914-8. 2004
    ..No structured needs assessment tool exists that is appropriate for older people and also suitable for use in routine consultations in general practice...
  16. doi request reprint Recent trends in the incidence of recorded depression in primary care
    Greta Rait
    MRC General Practice Research Framework, Stephenson House, 158 160 North Gower Street, London NW1 2ND, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:520-4. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of data describing how general practitioners (GPs) label or record depression...
  17. pmc Recording of severe mental illness in United Kingdom primary care, 2000-2010
    Sarah Hardoon
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e82365. 2013
    ..However we lack information on how many people receive these different diagnoses in primary care. Primary care databases offer an opportunity to explore the recording of new SMI diagnoses in representative general practices...
  18. doi request reprint Identifying periods of acceptable computer usage in primary care research databases
    Laura Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:64-9. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of applying different data quality filters on the incidence of disease and prescribing trends over time in a primary care research database and validate a new method for defining periods of adequate computer usage...
  19. doi request reprint Serum bilirubin and risk of respiratory disease and death
    Laura J Horsfall
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, England
    JAMA 305:691-7. 2011
    ..Serum total bilirubin levels in healthy patients reflect genetic and environmental factors that could influence the risk of developing respiratory disease...
  20. doi request reprint Association between frailty and quality of life among community-dwelling older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gotaro Kojima
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 70:716-21. 2016
    ..Some studies have suggested frailty may be associated with worse quality of life...
  21. pmc "You kind of want to fix it don't you?" Exploring general practice trainees' experiences of managing patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Mary Howman
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Royal Free Campus, Upper Third Floor, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW32PF, UK
    BMC Med Educ 16:27. 2016
    ..This study aimed to explore GP trainees' clinical and educational experiences of managing people presenting with MUS...
  22. pmc Identifying the content of home-based health behaviour change interventions for frail older people: a systematic review protocol
    Ana Jovicic
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Syst Rev 4:151. 2015
    ..The protocol is reported in accordance with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Protocols (PRISMA-P) 2015 guidelines...
  23. doi request reprint Psychological distress, gender and dietary factors in South Asians: a cross-sectional survey
    Mimi Bhattacharyya
    1Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Public Health Nutr 17:1538-46. 2014
    ..Little is known about the extent to which adverse dietary factors are associated with psychological distress in South Asians. Our aim was to compare the associations of diet and psychological distress in men and women in Goa, India...
  24. pmc Chronic and recurrent depression in primary care: socio-demographic features, morbidity, and costs
    Elaine M McMahon
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Upper Third Floor, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Int J Family Med 2012:316409. 2012
    ..Conclusion. This is a patient group with very significant morbidity and high costs. Effective interventions to reduce both are required...
  25. ncbi request reprint Priorities in identifying unmet need in older people attending general practice: a nominal group technique study
    Vari Drennan
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College, London, UK
    Fam Pract 24:454-60. 2007
    ..Primary care practitioners are encouraged to identify unmet need in older people, but the best mechanisms for doing this are not known...
  26. pmc Hearing impairment and incident disability and all-cause mortality in older British community-dwelling men
    Ann E M Liljas
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Age Ageing 45:662-7. 2016
    ..hearing impairment is common in older adults and has been implicated in the risk of disability and mortality. We examined the association between hearing impairment and risk of incident disability and all-cause mortality...
  27. pmc Exploration of the psychological impact and adaptation to cardiac events in South Asians in the UK: a qualitative study
    Mimi Bhattacharyya
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e010195. 2016
    ..This qualitative study explores between-ethnicity and within-ethnicity variation in adaptation, and the psychological impact of an acute cardiac event among UK South Asian and white British people...
  28. pmc Smoking as a predictor of frailty: a systematic review
    Gotaro Kojima
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Geriatr 15:131. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature on smoking as a predictor of frailty changes among community-dwelling middle-aged and older population...
  29. pmc Junior doctors' experiences of managing patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a qualitative study
    Katherine Yon
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, London, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e009593. 2015
    ....
  30. pmc Mental illness, challenging behaviour, and psychotropic drug prescribing in people with intellectual disability: UK population based cohort study
    Rory Sheehan
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London W1T 7NF, UK
    BMJ 351:h4326. 2015
    ..To describe the incidence of recorded mental illness and challenging behaviour in people with intellectual disability in UK primary care and to explore the prescription of psychotropic drugs in this group...
  31. pmc Explaining variation in referral from primary to secondary care: cohort study
    Dulcie McBride
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMJ 341:c6267. 2010
    ....