Graham Mellsop
University of Auckland
75Publications
16H-index
881Citations
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Published on Jan 1, 2019in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 5.08
Graham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland),
Rees Tapsell6
Estimated H-index: 6
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Published on Jan 1, 2019in Psychiatry Research-neuroimaging 2.22
Jun Wang1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Nanjing Medical University),
Simei Zhang3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Central South University)
+ 5 AuthorsXiaoping Wang14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Central South University)
Abstract This study aimed to understand the demographic, clinical and criminological characteristics of Chinese homicide offenders with schizophrenia from a gender-based perspective. Information on all homicide offenders with schizophrenia who received forensic psychiatric assessment between 2010 and 2016 in Hunan Province, China, was systematically retrieved ( n = 669). Gender differences in the above characteristics were analyzed, and independent correlates of homicide were explored. The male ...
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Published on Jun 1, 2018in Australasian Psychiatry 0.94
Rees Tapsell6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of Auckland),
Charlene Hallett1
Estimated H-index: 1
,
Graham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland)
Objectives:To compare by ethnicity the rates of apparent new referrals and admissions to mental health services for selected major diagnostic groupings.Method:Using a Ministry of Health database covering all referrals and admissions to New Zealand’s Mental Health services in 2014 and who had not been patients in the preceding six years, population adjusted rates of presentation were calculated and compared across the two major New Zealand ethnic groupings.Results:Population corrected rates of ap...
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Published on Aug 1, 2016in Australasian Psychiatry 0.94
Sangeeta Dey2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of Auckland),
David B Menkes17
Estimated H-index: 17
(University of Auckland)
+ 2 AuthorsGraham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland)
Objectives:Antipsychotics are the cornerstone of schizophrenia management. There is substantial literature on their efficacy and optimal use. Doubts remain, however, regarding the translation of this knowledge into day-to-day practice. This study aimed to investigate antipsychotic prescribing in three New Zealand regions and its relationship to clinical guidelines and patient characteristics.Methods:We studied 451 patients discharged from inpatient units with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or a re...
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Kahu McClintock3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Wellington Management Company),
Roimata Tauroa1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Wellington Management Company)
+ 1 AuthorsChris Frampton78
Estimated H-index: 78
(University of Otago)
The acceptability of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to indigenous rangatahi (12–19-year-olds) requires investigation. Evaluation tools able to take account of the more holistic approach to the attainment of mental health that characterises Māori, the indigenous population of Aotearoa (New Zealand) with specificity to the rangatahi population are critical to this examination. The study aims were to: (1) develop an instrument and establish its psychometric properties; and (2) ...
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Published on Aug 1, 2016in Australasian Psychiatry 0.94
Sangeeta Dey2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of Auckland),
David B Menkes17
Estimated H-index: 17
(University of Auckland)
+ 2 AuthorsGraham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland)
Objectives:Schizophrenia typically has a fluctuating course; rehospitalisation is common. We studied associations between discharge variables and subsequent two-year rehospitalisation rates.Method:Using a New Zealand national database, we obtained rehospitalisation rates and bed days for 451 patients with schizophrenia discharged from three inpatient facilities between July 2009 and December 2011.Results:Nearly half (44%) of the cohort were rehospitalised within two years. Patients over 50 were ...
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Published on Jun 1, 2016in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 5.08
Graham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland),
Pete M. Ellis15
Estimated H-index: 15
(University of Otago)
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Kahu McClintock3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Wellington Management Company),
Roimata Tauroa1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Wellington Management Company),
Graham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland)
This article offers a review of the literature illustrating factors that can contribute to responsive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) for Māori (indigenous population of Aotearoa/New Zealand) rangatahi [12–19-year-old youths]. The development of a relevant CAMHS rangatahi tool to capture rangatahi views is also discussed. Literature searches using the keywords ‘Māori rangatahi’, ‘Māori health’, ‘mental health’, ‘mental health services’, ‘adolescent health’, ‘child health’ and...
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Published on Dec 1, 2016in Health & Justice
Graham Mellsop16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Auckland)
Health and justice have to communicate whenever the question of legal responsibility is raised with respect to a person accused of a serious crime. Both recommendations and practices on expert report design and content vary widely. This paper briefly reviews the characteristics of 27 reports accepted as persuasive in contested New Zealand cases. Relative brevity, presenting the opinions within a court friendly structure, and emphasising the information available around the time of the events, as...
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