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Mental Health: MHU 2018 issue 9 (14 Nov 2018)

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

Mental Health Update - Issue 9 of 2018 (14 November 2018)

Welcome to Mental Health Update – a current awareness e-bulletin for staff and students of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne who are interested in any aspect of mental health. Articles marked with an asterisk* require an SVHM login for offsite access. Staff may request an Endnote library of citations.

Readers from other organisations are welcome, but please note that links marked with an asterisk* may not work for you, and this library can only supply subscription based full text resources to SVHM staff and students.

If  you would like to provide feedback or be notified of new issues please email


Publications by staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

     Congratulations to our authors for a job well done!

  • The relationship between body dysmorphic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder: A systematic review of direct comparative studies. Malcolm A, Labuschagne I, Castle D, Terrett G, Rendell PG, Rossell SL. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 52(11):1030-1049 Read article*
  • Feeling fat in eating disorders: Testing the unique relationships between feeling fat and measures of disordered eating in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Linardon J, Phillipou A, Castle D, Newton R, Harrison P, Cistullo LL, Griffiths S, Hindle A, Brennan L. Body Image, 2018, 25:163-167 Read article
  • Loneliness in psychotic illness and its association with cardiometabolic disorders. Badcock JC, Mackinnon A, Waterreus A, Watts GF, Castle D, McGrath JJ, Morgan VA. Schizophrenia Research, 2018 Read abstract
  • Examining the mediational role of psychological flexibility, pain catastrophizing, and visceral sensitivity in the relationship between psychological distress, irritable bowel symptom frequency, and quality of life. Cassar GE, Knowles S, Youssef GJ, Moulding R, Uiterwijk D, Waters L, Austin DW. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 2018, 23(10):1168-1181 Request from authors
  • Social work practice in health: An introduction to context, theories and skills [book review]. Jansen K. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 2018, 30(2):82-83 Read article*  [I snuck this in as the book is by one of "our" authors, Melissa Petrakis, with chapters by a number of our staff]

Featured journal articles and online resources


  • Opioids: From being a doctor to being a patient. Lloyd I. Sederer. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(11):1122-1123 Read article*
  • Factors influencing early withdrawal from a drug and alcohol treatment program and client perceptions of successful recovery and employment: A qualitative study. Prangley T, Pit SW, Rees T et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):301 Read article

Decision making

  • Montgomery and shared decision-making: Implications for good psychiatric practice. Adshead G, Crepaz-Keay D, Deshpande M et al. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 213(5):630-632  Read article*
  • A thematic analysis assessing clinical decision-making in antipsychotic prescribing for schizophrenia. Roberts R, Neasham A, Lambrinudi C et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):290 Read article


Headspace (youth)

  • Variability in clinical outcomes for youths treated for subthreshold severe mental disorders at an early intervention service. Cross SP, Scott JL, Hermens DF et al. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(5):555-561 Read article*
  • Concerns about the headspace model of youth mental health services. Jorm AF. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(7):838-839 Read article
  • Concerns about the headspace model of youth mental health services. Cross SP, Scott JL, Hickie IB. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(7):839-839 Read article


Peer work

  • Survey of peer support specialists: Professional activities, self-rated skills, job satisfaction, and financial well-being. Lapidos A, Jester J, Ortquist M et al. Psychiatric Services, 2018 Read article*
  • Investigating the degree of reliable change among persons assigned to receive mental health peer specialist services. Chinman M, McCarthy S, Bachrach RL et al. Psychiatric Services,  Read article*
  • The effectiveness of a peer-staffed crisis respite program as an alternative to hospitalization. Bouchery EE, Barna M, Babalola E et al. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(10):1069-1074 Read article*


Physical health

  • Implementing a whole health model in a community mental health center: Impact on service utilization and expenditures. Bouchery EE, Siegwarth AW, Natzke B et al. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(10):1075-1080 Read article*
  • Premature mortality among people with severe mental illness — new evidence from linked primary care data. John A, McGregor J, Jones I et al. Schizophrenia Research, 2018, 199:154-162 Read article


  • Insight into insight in psychotherapy. Høglend P. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 175(10):923-924 Read article
  • Association between insight and outcome of psychotherapy: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Jennissen S, Huber J, Ehrenthal JC et al. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 175(10):961-969 Read article*
  • The survivability of dialectical behaviour therapy programmes: A mixed methods analysis of barriers and facilitators to implementation within UK healthcare settings. King JC, Hibbs R, Saville CWN et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):302 Read article



  • Can one spring back from psychosis? The role of resilience in serious mental illness. Pai N, Vella S-L. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 52(11):1093-1094 Read article*
  • An overview of conceptualizations of eating disorder recovery, recent findings, and future directions. Bardone-Cone AM, Hunt RA, Watson HJ. Current Psychiatry Reports, 2018, 20(9):79 Read article*


Reducing restraint and seclusion

  • Listening to the patient perspective: Psychiatric inpatients’ attitudes towards physical restraint. Spinzy Y, Maree S, Segev A et al. Psychiatric Quarterly, 2018, 89(3):691-696 Read article*
  • Long-term impact of a tailored seclusion reduction program: Evidence for change? Mann-Poll PS, Smit A, Noorthoorn EO et al. Psychiatric Quarterly, 2018, 89(3):733-746 Read article*
  • Requirements for the implementation of open door policies in acute psychiatry from a mental health professionals’ and patients’ view: A qualitative interview study. Kalagi J, Otte I, Vollmann J et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):304 Read article


Suicide prevention

  • Intensive suicide prevention: Provide intensive contact and start 2 antidepressants. Horgan D, Malhi GS. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 52(11):1023-1025 Read article*
  • Predicting suicide attempts and suicide deaths following outpatient visits using electronic health records. Simon GE, Johnson E, Lawrence JM et al. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 175(10):951-960 Read article*


Everything else I couldn't fit in ...

  • A public health catastrophe looms: The Australian and New Zealand prison crisis. Foulds JA, Monasterio E. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 52(11):1019-1020 Read article*
  • Continuity of information between mental health and primary care providers after a mental health consultation. Colaiaco B, Roth CP, Ganz DA et al. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(10):1081-1086 Read article*
  • ​​The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse in the UK: Reflecting on the mental health needs of victims and survivors. Ingrassia A. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 213(4):571-573 Read article*

Helen Wilding

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
Thursdays, Fridays & alternate Wednesdays
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