Scott Weich

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of anxiolytic and hypnotic drug prescriptions on mortality hazards: retrospective cohort study
    Scott Weich
    Division of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, UK
    BMJ 348:g1996. 2014
  2. pmc THERACOM: a systematic review of the evidence base for interventions to improve Therapeutic Communications between black and minority ethnic populations and staff in specialist mental health services
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Room Number OAB 108, Centre for Psychiatry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, 6BQ, London EC1M, UK
    Syst Rev 2:15. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The population impact of common mental disorders and long-term physical conditions on disability and hospital admission
    S Weich
    Division of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 43:921-31. 2013
  4. pmc Prediction of depression in European general practice attendees: the PREDICT study
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression in primary care. Socio-economic status, clinical need and receipt of treatment
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:164-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographical variation in rates of common mental disorders in Britain: prospective cohort study
    Scott Weich
    Division of Health in the Community, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:29-34. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Family relationships in childhood and common psychiatric disorders in later life: systematic review of prospective studies
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Medical School Building, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:392-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Rural/non-rural differences in rates of common mental disorders in Britain: prospective multilevel cohort study
    Scott Weich
    Division of Health in the Community, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:51-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to depression and its treatment in primary care
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1239-48. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Experiences of acute mental health care in an ethnically diverse inner city: qualitative interview study
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:119-28. 2012

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Effect of anxiolytic and hypnotic drug prescriptions on mortality hazards: retrospective cohort study
    Scott Weich
    Division of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, UK
    BMJ 348:g1996. 2014
    ..To test the hypothesis that people taking anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs are at increased risk of premature mortality, using primary care prescription records and after adjusting for a wide range of potential confounders...
  2. pmc THERACOM: a systematic review of the evidence base for interventions to improve Therapeutic Communications between black and minority ethnic populations and staff in specialist mental health services
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Barts and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Room Number OAB 108, Centre for Psychiatry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, 6BQ, London EC1M, UK
    Syst Rev 2:15. 2013
    ..Interventions that improve therapeutic communications may offer new approaches to tackle ethnic inequalities in experiences and outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint The population impact of common mental disorders and long-term physical conditions on disability and hospital admission
    S Weich
    Division of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 43:921-31. 2013
    ..Population impact and potential preventive gain were estimated using population-attributable fraction (PAF), and conservative estimates were obtained using 'treated non-cases' as the reference group...
  4. pmc Prediction of depression in European general practice attendees: the PREDICT study
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:6. 2006
    ..However, we lack reliable and valid methods of risk estimation. This protocol paper introduces PREDICT, an international research study to address this risk estimation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression in primary care. Socio-economic status, clinical need and receipt of treatment
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:164-9. 2007
    ..Depression is prevalent, costly and often undertreated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographical variation in rates of common mental disorders in Britain: prospective cohort study
    Scott Weich
    Division of Health in the Community, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:29-34. 2005
    ..There is little geographical variation in the prevalence of the common mental disorders. However, there is little longitudinal research...
  7. doi request reprint Family relationships in childhood and common psychiatric disorders in later life: systematic review of prospective studies
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Medical School Building, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:392-8. 2009
    ..Most evidence for associations between childhood adversity and adult mental illness is retrospective...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rural/non-rural differences in rates of common mental disorders in Britain: prospective multilevel cohort study
    Scott Weich
    Division of Health in the Community, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:51-7. 2006
    ..Some UK studies have reported an urban excess in the prevalence of the most common mental disorders of anxiety and depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to depression and its treatment in primary care
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1239-48. 2007
    ..Our aim was to validate and describe responses to a questionnaire about attitudes to depression and its treatment in a sample with experience of moderate and severe depressive episodes...
  10. doi request reprint Experiences of acute mental health care in an ethnically diverse inner city: qualitative interview study
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:119-28. 2012
    ..We sought to examine factors impacting on these experiences, including whether and how users and carers felt that their experiences were mediated by ethnicity...
  11. doi request reprint Latent class analysis of co-morbidity in the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey in England 2007: implications for DSM-5 and ICD-11
    S Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 41:2201-12. 2011
    ..Psychiatric co-morbidity is complex and ubiquitous. Our aim was to describe the extent, nature and patterning of psychiatric co-morbidity within a representative sample of the adult population of England, using latent class analysis...
  12. doi request reprint Mental well-being and mental illness: findings from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey for England 2007
    Scott Weich
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:23-8. 2011
    ..Mental well-being underpins many aspects of health and social functioning, and is economically important...
  13. ncbi request reprint Common mental disorders and ethnicity in England: the EMPIRIC study
    Scott Weich
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Psychol Med 34:1543-51. 2004
    ..We compared the prevalence of CMD among representative samples of White, Irish, Black Caribbean, Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani individuals living in England using a standardized clinical interview...
  14. pmc Internal construct validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): a Rasch analysis using data from the Scottish Health Education Population Survey
    Sarah Stewart-Brown
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:15. 2009
    ..It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic criteria for scale development. We report here the internal construct validity of WEMWBS from the perspective of the Rasch measurement model...
  15. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
    ..This article describes the development and validation of a new scale, comprised only of positively worded items relating to different aspects of positive mental health: the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS)...
  16. pmc Evaluating the responsiveness of the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS): group and individual level analysis
    Hendramoorthy Maheswaran
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Campus, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:156. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the responsiveness of the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) at both the individual and group level...
  17. pmc Cross cultural evaluation of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) --a mixed methods study
    Frances Taggart
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:27. 2013
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  18. pmc The OPERA trial: protocol for a randomised trial of an exercise intervention for older people in residential and nursing accommodation
    Martin Underwood
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Trials 12:27. 2011
    ..Existing evidence comes from trials that are short, underpowered and not from RNH settings. The aim of the OPERA trial is to establish whether exercise is effective in reducing the prevalence of depression among older RNH residents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can the 12-item General Health Questionnaire be used to measure positive mental health?
    Yongjian Hu
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1005-13. 2007
    ..Our aim was to test the hypothesis that the GHQ-12 assesses both positive and negative mental health and that these domains are independent of one another...
  20. doi request reprint Rates of voluntary and compulsory psychiatric in-patient treatment in England: an ecological study investigating associations with deprivation and demographics
    Patrick Keown
    Patrick Keown, MRCPsych, Academic Psychiatry, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne Orla McBride, PhD, School of Psychology, University of Ulster, County Londonderry, Ulster Liz Twigg, PhD, Department of Geography, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth David Crepaz Keay, DProf, Mental Health Foundation, London Eva Cyhlarova, DPhil, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford Helen Parsons, PhD, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry Jan Scott, MD, Academic Psychiatry, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne Kamaldeep Bhui, MD, Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London Scott Weich, MD, Dipartimento di Citomorfologia
    Br J Psychiatry 209:157-61. 2016
    ..Individual variables and area-level variables have been identified as explaining much of the variance in rates of compulsory in-patient treatment...
  21. pmc Fitness predicts long-term survival after a cardiovascular event: a prospective cohort study
    Martine J Barons
    Complexity Science Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e007772. 2015
    ..To identify the role of fitness, fitness change, body mass index and other factors in predicting long-term (>5 years) survival in patients with coronary heart disease...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence of common mental disorders in general practice attendees across Europe
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:362-7. 2008
    ..There is evidence that the prevalence of common mental disorders varies across Europe...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depression and socio-economic risk factors: 7-year longitudinal population study
    Vincent Lorant
    Public Health School, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium and Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 190:293-8. 2007
    ..Low socio-economic status is associated with a higher prevalence of depression, but it is not yet known whether change in socio-economic status leads to a change in rates of depression...
  25. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in the prevalence of common mental disorders in Britain: a multilevel investigation
    Scott Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 157:730-7. 2003
    ..While these findings suggest that future interventions should target persons and households rather than places, further research is first required to establish whether other (particularly smaller) areas lead to similar results...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dysfunctional attitudes and the common mental disorders in primary care
    Scott Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Affect Disord 75:269-78. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that dysfunctional attitudes are associated with the onset and repeat prevalence of episodes of the common mental disorders among primary care attenders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Stigma: the feelings and experiences of 46 people with mental illness. Qualitative study
    Sokratis Dinos
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:176-81. 2004
    ..Stigma defines people in terms of some distinguishing characteristic and devalues them as a consequence...
  28. ncbi request reprint International and regional variation in the prevalence of common mental disorders: do we need more surveys?
    Scott Weich
    Br J Psychiatry 184:289-90. 2004
  29. pmc Computerised patient-specific guidelines for management of common mental disorders in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Hollie V Thomas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:832-7. 2004
    ..A large proportion of people with depression and anxiety go unrecognised by their general practitioner (GP). Case-finding does not appear to be effective on its own...
  30. pmc Racial/ethnic discrimination and common mental disorders among workers: findings from the EMPIRIC Study of Ethnic Minority Groups in the United Kingdom
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts, and London School of Medicine, Queen Mary, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 95:496-501. 2005
    ..We measured perceived discrimination and its association with common mental disorders among workers in the United Kingdom...
  31. pmc Absence of spatial variation in rates of the common mental disorders
    Scott Weich
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:254-7. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in the general population of England--a comparison of ethnic groups (The EMPIRIC study)
    Michael King
    Dept of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:375-81. 2005
    ..There is considerable evidence that incidence of schizophrenia and other psychoses varies across ethnic groups in the UK, with particularly high rates for people of African-Caribbean origin...
  33. ncbi request reprint Racism, psychosis and common mental disorder among ethnic minority groups in England
    Saffron Karlsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
    Psychol Med 35:1795-803. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between risk of psychosis, common mental disorder (CMD) and indicators of racism among ethnic minority groups in England and how this relationship may vary by particular ethnic groups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position and common mental disorders. Longitudinal study in the general population in the UK
    Petros Skapinakis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:109-17. 2006
    ..Individuals in lower socio-economic groups have an increased prevalence of common mental disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mental health and the built environment: cross-sectional survey of individual and contextual risk factors for depression
    Scott Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:428-33. 2002
    ..Little is known about the effects of the physical environment on individual health...
  36. ncbi request reprint Primary group size, social support, gender and future mental health status in a prospective study of people living in private households throughout Great Britain
    Traolach S Brugha
    University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences, Brandon Mental Health Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Psychol Med 35:705-14. 2005
    ..Previous research suggests that associations between social network size and later common mental disorder status may differ according to sex and initial mental state...
  37. doi request reprint Availability of inpatient beds for psychiatric admissions in the NHS
    Scott Weich
    BMJ 337:a1561. 2008
  38. pmc Risk of suicide during treatment with venlafaxine, citalopram, fluoxetine, and dothiepin: retrospective cohort study
    Annalisa Rubino
    RTI Health Solutions, Manchester Science Park, Manchester M15 6SE
    BMJ 334:242. 2007
    ..To compare the risk of suicide in adults using the antidepressant venlafaxine compared with citalopram, fluoxetine, and dothiepin...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Stigma Scale: development of a standardised measure of the stigma of mental illness
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 4QP, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:248-54. 2007
    ..There is concern about the stigma of mental illness, but it is difficult to measure stigma consistently...
  40. ncbi request reprint Social capital and mental health
    Kwame McKenzie
    Br J Psychiatry 181:280-3. 2002