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Psychological Medicine

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Through its affiliation with Oxford University, the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, and the Academic Health Sciences Network, the department of Psychological Medicine is actively involved in numerous audits and research projects which aim to broaden understanding of psychological distress and mental illness, investigate new treatments, and ensure that our patients receive the highest quality of care by international standards.

For more information please visit the Psychological Medicine Research site within the University of Oxford:

Psychological Medicine Research -

Recent academic publications by staff of the Psychological Medicine Department

Prevalence, associations, and adequacy of treatment of major depression in patients with cancer: a cross-sectional analysis of routinely collected clinical data.
Walker J et al, (2015) Lancet Psychiatry, 1(5). 343 - 350

Integrated collaborative care for comorbid major depression in patients with cancer (SMaRT Oncology-2): a multicentre randomised controlled effectiveness trial.
Sharpe M et al, (2014), Lancet, 384, 1099 - 1108

Integrated collaborative care for major depression comorbid with a poor prognosis cancer (SMaRT Oncology-3): a multicentre randomised controlled trial in patients with lung cancer.
Walker J et al, (2014), Lancet Oncol, 15, 1168 - 1176

Aberrant Functional Connectivity in Dissociable Hippocampal Networks Is Associated with Deficits in Memory.
Voets N L, Zamboni G, Stokes M G, Carpenter K, Stacey R, Adcock J E (2014). The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(14), 4920 - 4928

Detention, denial, and death: migration hazards for refugee children.
Fazel M, Karunakara U, Newnham EA. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Jun;2(6)

School and community-based interventions for refugee and asylum seeking children: a systematic review.
Tyrer R A, Fazel M. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 24; 9(2)

Mental health of displaced and refugee children resettled in low-income and middle-income countries: risk and protective factors.
Reed R V, Fazel M, Jones L, Panter-Brick C, Stein A. Lancet. 2012 Jan 21;379(9812)

Mental health interventions in schools in low-income and middle-income countries.
Fazel M, Patel V, Thomas, Tol W (2014). The Lancet Psychiatry, 1(5), 388 - 398

Mental health interventions in schools in high-income countries.
Fazel M, Hoagwood K, Stephan S, Ford T (2014). The Lancet Psychiatry, 1(5), 377 - 387

Improved Cognitive Outcomes With Endovascular Coiling of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms Neuropsychological Outcomes From the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT).
Scott R B, Eccles F, Molyneux A J, Kerr R SC, Rothwell P M, Carpenter K (2010). Stroke, 41(8), 1743 - 1747

From multidimensional neuropsychological outcomes to a cognitive complication rate: the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial.
Scott R B, Eccles F, Lloyd A, Carpenter K (2008). Trials, 9(1), 13

Distinct right frontal lobe activation in language processing following left hemisphere injury.
Voets N L, Adcock J E, Flitney D E, Behrens T E J, Hart Y, Stacey R, Carpenter K, Matthews P M (2006). Brain, 129(3), 754 - 766

Working in Clinical Neuropsychology.
Carpenter K, Tyerman A (2015 in press). In Llewelyn S & Murphy D (Eds.) What is Clinical Psychology? Fifth edition. Oxford:OUP

Acute Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Services.
Carpenter K (2008). In Tyerman A & King N S (Eds.), Psychological Approaches to Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury. Oxford: BPS Blackwell

Cost-effectiveness of combining systematic identification and treatment of co-morbid major depression for people with chronic diseases: the example of cancer.
Walker S, Walker J, Richardson G, Palmer S, Wu Q, Gilbody S, Martin P, Hansen C H, Sawhney A, Murray G, Sculpher M, Sharpe M. Psychol Med. 2014 May;44(7)

Treatment of depression in adults with cancer: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
Walker J, Sawhney A, Hansen C H, Ahmed S, Martin P, Symeonides S, Murray G, Sharpe M. Psychol Med. 2014 Apr;44(5)

Pain in patients attending a specialist cancer service: prevalence and association with emotional distress.
O'Connor M, Weir J, Butcher I, Kleiboer A, Murray G, Sharma N, Thekkumpurath P, Walker J, Fallon M, Storey D J, Sharpe M. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Jan;43(1)

Treatment of depression in people with lung cancer: a systematic review.
Walker J, Sawhney A, Hansen C H, Symeonides S, Martin P, Murray G, Sharpe M. Lung Cancer. 2013 Jan;79(1)

Somatic symptom count scores do not identify patients with symptoms unexplained by disease: a prospective cohort study of neurology outpatients.
Carson A J, Stone J, Hansen C H, Duncan R, Cavanagh J, Matthews K, Murray G, Sharpe M. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014 Jun

The role of self-awareness and cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease with and without impulse-control disorder.
Mack J, Okai D, Brown R G, Askey-Jones S, Chaudhuri K R, Martin A, Samuel M, David A S. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2013 Spring;25(2)

Trial of CBT for impulse control behaviors affecting Parkinson patients and their caregivers.
Okai D, Askey-Jones S, Samuel M, O'Sullivan S S, Chaudhuri K R, Martin A, Mack J, Brown R G, David A S. Neurology. 2013 Feb 26;80(9)

Psychological medicine and the future of psychiatry.
Sharpe M. Br J Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;204(2)

Thalamic glutamate/glutamine in restless legs syndrome: increased and related to disturbed sleep.
Jordan I, Murray D. Neurology. 2014 Jan 28;82(4)

Financial impact of accurate discharge coding in a liaison psychiatry service.
Jordan I, Barry H, Clancy M, O'Toole D, Machale S. J Psychosom Res. 2012 Dec;73(6)

Prevalence and treatment of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.
Byrne S, Jordan I, Redmond J. Lancet Neurol. 2013 May;12(5)

Journeys of adjustment: the experiences of adolescents living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis CHILD: CARE, HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, October, 2014
Cartwright T, Fraser E, Edmunds S, Wilkinson N, and Jacobs K

'Bridging Psychological and Physical Health Care' The Psychologist, 25, no. 3 (2012): 190 - 193.
Jacobs, Konrad, Penny Titman and Melinda Edwards

'Management of Distressing Procedures in Children and Young People?: Time to Adhere to the Guidelines.' Archives of Disease in Childhood (2011). doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-300762.
Duff, Alistair J A, Sarah L Gaskell, Konrad Jacobs and Judith M Houghton

'Cystic Fibrosis and the Family'.
Jacobs, Konrad. In: Thompson A & Harris A. Cystic Fbrosis: the facts. (2008): 75 - 84.

Psychological Functioning of Children and Adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Is Related to Physical Disability but Not to Disease Status.
T Ding , A Hall, K Jacobs and J David. Rheumatology 47, no. 5 (May 2008): 660–4. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/

Finding a safe place to explore sexual identity.
Elderton A, Jones C (2011). Learning Disability Practice, 14, 5, 14 - 17

Telling our story: a narrative therapy approach to helping lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with a learning disability identify and strengthen positive self-identity stories.
Elderton A, Clarke S, Jones C, Stacey J (2013). British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 42, 4, 301 - 307

Persistent anterograde amnesia following limbic encephalitis associated with antibodies to the voltage-gated potassium channel complex.
Butler C R, Miller T D, Kaur M S, Baker I W Boothroyd G D, Illman N A, Rosenthal C R, Vincent A, Buckley C J. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2014 Jan 8

Psychogenic amnesia , self and imaging the future.
Rathbone C J, Ellis J A, Baker I, Butler CR. In press Neurocase 2014

Deep brain stimulation of the anterior cingulate cortex: targeting the affective component of chronic pain.
Sandra G J Boccard et al. Neuroreport Neuroreport 2014; 22;25(2):83 - 8

Immunotherapy-responsive chorea as the presenting feature of LGI1-antibody encephalitis.
Tofaris G K, Irani S R, Cheeran B J, Baker I W S, Cader Z M and Vincent A Neurology, 2012, 79(2):195 - 196

Recessive mutations in SPTBN2 implicate beta-III spectrin in both cognitive and motor development
Lise S et al. PLOS Genetics 2012;8(12)

Helping children create positive stories about a parent's brain injury.
Daisley A, Prangnell S J, Seed R (2014). In S Weatherhead & D Todd. Narrative approaches to acquired brain injury. Karnac Books; London

Neuropsychological assessment: The not so basic basics.
Jones A J C, Prangnell S J, Newby G, Thomas C (2013). In G Newby, A Daisley, R Coetzer & S Weatherhead (Eds). Practical approaches to neuropsychological rehabilitation. Karnac Books; London

Behavioural interventions for self-injurious behaviour: A review of recent evidence (1998 - 2008).
Prangnell S J (2010). British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 38, 259 - 270

A cognitive behavioural intervention for dental anxiety for people with learning disabilities.
Prangnell S J & Green K. (2008). British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36, 242 - 248

The experience of being a parent with an acquired brain injury (ABI) as an inpatient at a neuro-rehabilitation centre, 0-2 years post-injury.
Edwards A R, Daisley A, Newby G (2014). Brain Injury, 28(13-14), 1700 - 1710

Head Injury.
Daisley A, Tams R, Kischka U (2009). Oxford University Press

'We know it's important but...': Supporting children when a parent has MS: why it's important; why we often hold reservations about this work, and some ways to overcome these.
Daisley A, Tams R. Way Ahead, MS Trust publication

The experience of being a parent with an acquired brain injury.
Edwards A R, Daisley A, Newby G (2014) Brain Injury Early online 1 - 11

Helping children create positive stories about a parent's brain injury
Daisley A, Prangnell S, Seed R (2014) in S Weatherhead & D Todd (Eds) Narrative Approaches to Brain Injury Karnac Brain Injury Series: London

Practical Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A guide for working clinicians.
Newby G, Coetzer R, Daisley A, Weatherhead S (2013) Karnac Brain Injury Series: London

Familial Brain injury: impact on and interventions with children.
Daisley A, Webster, G (2008) in A Tyerman & N King (Eds) Psychological Approaches to Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury BPS Blackwell

Including children in family focused acquired brain injury rehabilitation: a national survey of practice.
Webster G, Daisley A (2007) Clinical Rehabilitation 21, 12, 1097 - 1109

A staff resource pack for working with children affected by familial acquired brain injury.
Webster G, Daisley A (2005). Clinical Psychology, 46, 26 - 29

Relationship and family breakdown following acquired brain injury: the role of the rehabilitation team.
Webster G, Daisley A, King N (1999) Brain Injury, 13, 8, 593 - 605

Depersonalization in Patients with Persecutory Delusions.
Cernis E, Dunn G, Startup H, Kingdon D, Wingham G, Pugh K, Cordwell J, Mander H, Freeman D (2014) The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202 (10); 752 - 8

Understanding jumping to conclusions in patients with persecutory delusions: working memory and intolerance of uncertainty.
Freeman D, Startup H, Dunn G, Cernis E, Wingham G, Pugh K, Cordwell J , Mander H, Kingdon D (2014) Psychological Medicine, 44 (14); 3017 - 3024

How Do Individuals with Persecutory Delusions Bring Worry to a Close? An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis.
Startup H, Pugh K, Cordwell J, Kingdon D, Freeman D (2014) Behavioural and Cogntive Psychotherapy, 31: 1-13

Persecutory delusions and psychological well-being.
Freeman D, Startup H, Dunn G, Wingham G, Cernis E, Evans N, Lister R, Pugh K, Cordwell J, Kingdon D (2014) Social Psychiarty, 49 (7): 1045 - 50

The interaction of affective with psychotic processes: A test of the effects of worrying on working memory, jumping to conclusions, and anomalies of experience in patients with persecutory delusions.
Freeman D, Startup H, Dunn G, Cernis E, Wingham G, Pugh K, Cordwell J , Kingdon D (2013) Journal of Psychiatric Research, 47 (12): 1837 - 1842

Potassium channel antibody-associated encephalopathy: a potentially immunotherapy-responsive form of limbic encephalitis.
Vincent A, Buckley C, Schott J M, Baker I, Dewar B K, Detert N, ... & Palace J (2004). Brain, 127(3), 701 - 712

Assimilation in good-and poor-outcome cases of very brief psychotherapy for mild depression: An initial comparison.
Detert N B, Llewelyn S, Hardy G E, Barkham M, Stiles W B (2006). Psychotherapy Research, 16(4), 393 - 407

Mindfulness MBSR/MBCT in a UK Public Health Neurological Service: Depression, Anxiety, and Perceived Stress Outcomes in a Heterogeneous Clinical Sample of Ninety-eight Patients with Neurological or Functional Neurological Disorders. In Detert N, Douglass L (2014, January). Neuro-Disability and Psychotherapy: A Forum for the Practice and Development of Psychological Therapies for Neurological Conditions .
In Detert N, Douglass L (2014, January Vol. 2, No. 1, 13 - 156). Karnac Books Ltd.

Detert, N. B. (2015). Mindfulness for neurologists. Practical neurology, practneurol-2015.