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Mental Health: MHU 2019 issue 7 (December 2019)

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 7 of 2019 (December 2019)

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. Staff may request an Endnote library of citations. Readers from other organisations are welcome, but please note that some links 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 - enjoy!

  • Open access article: Free access. No login needed.
  • Read article*:  Onsite access at SVHM without login. Offsite access with SVHM email address and password.
  • Read article**: Onsite access at SVHM without login. Offsite access with Clinicians Health Channel login.
  • Abstract only: Staff publication without subscription access. Request from author. 

Publications by staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

  Congratulations to our very own authors for a job well done! 

  1. Evaluation of an online cognitive behavioural therapy weight loss programme as an adjunct to anti-obesity medications and lifestyle interventions. Tham M, Chong TW. Australasian Psychiatry, 0(0):1039856219871882 Read article*
  2. Vocational support in mental health service delivery in Australia. Petrakis M, Stirling Y, Higgins K. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2019, 26(7):535-545 Read article*
  3. Dual diagnosis assessment: A case study implementing the Reasons for Use Package to engage a marginalised service user. Kroes S, Myers K, Officer S, O’Connor S, Petrakis M. Cogent Medicine, 2019, 6(1):1630097 Open access article
  4. Bilateral volume reduction in posterior hippocampus in psychosis of epilepsy. Allebone J, Kanaan R, Maller J, O'Brien T, Mullen SA, Cook M, Adams SJ, Vogrin S, Vaughan DN, Connelly A, Kwan P, Berkovic SF, D'Souza WJ, Jackson G, Velakoulis D, Wilson SJ. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 2019, 90(6):688-694 Open access article
  5. On the path together: Experiences of partners of people with multiple sclerosis of the impact of lifestyle modification on their relationship. Neate SL, Taylor KL, Jelinek GA, De Livera AM, Simpson J, Steve, Bevens W, Weiland TJ. Health & Social Care in the Community, 2019, 27(6):1515-1524  Open access article
  6. Urinary and faecal incontinence: Psychological factors and management recommendations. Kuoch KL, Hebbard GS, O’Connell HE, Austin DW, Knowles SR. The New Zealand medical journal, 2019, 132(1503):25 Abstract only
  7. Serum lipids and suicidality among patients with schizophrenia. Sankaranarayanan A, Jenkins Z, Castle D, Andrade C. Schizophrenia Research, 2019 Abstract only
  8. New Zealand's big psychotherapy programme requires evaluation. Bastiampillai T, Allison S, Castle D, Beaglehole B, Mulder R. N Z Med J, 2019, 132(1502):8-10 Abstract only 
  9. The impact of cancer type, treatment, and distress on health-related quality of life: Cross-sectional findings from a study of Australian cancer patients. Marco DJT, White VM. Supportive Care in Cancer, 2019, 27(9):3421-3429 Read article*
  10. Identifying the barriers to implementing cognitive remediation therapy for mood disorders. Rossell SL. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0(0):0004867419887233 Read article
  11. Long-term prevalence and predictors of prolonged grief disorder amongst bereaved cancer caregivers: A cohort study. Zordan RD, Bell ML, Price M, Remedios C, Lobb E, Hall C, Hudson P. Palliative and Supportive Care, 2019, 17(5):507-514 Open access article
  12. High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation in anorexia nervosa: A pilot study. Phillipou A, Kirkovski M, Castle DJ, Gurvich C, Abel LA, Miles S, Rossell SL. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2019, 52(11):1274-1280 Open access article
  13. Editorial: Smoking and schizophrenia. Castle D, Baker AL, Bonevski B. Frontiers in psychiatry, 2019, 10:738-738 open access article
  14. Behavioural activation in nursing homes to treat depression (ban-dep): Study protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Velasquez Reyes D, Patel H, Lautenschlager N, Ford AH, Curran E, Kelly R, Lai R, Chong T, Flicker L, Ekers D, Gilbody S, Etherton-Beer C, Lo Giudice D, Ellis KA, Martini A, Almeida OP. BMJ Open, 2019, 9(10):e032421 Open access article
  15. Psilocybin-assisted therapy for depression: How do we advance the field? Meikle SE, Liknaitzky P, Rossell SL, Ross M, Strauss N, Thomas N, Murray G, Williams M, Castle DJ. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0(0):0004867419888575 Read article*
  16. Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials with n-acetylcysteine in the treatment of schizophrenia. Yolland CO, Hanratty D, Neill E, Rossell SL, Berk M, Dean OM, Castle DJ, Tan EJ, Phillipou A, Harris AW, Barreiros AR, Hansen A, Siskind D. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0(0):0004867419893439 Read article*
  17. Making psychological treatments for borderline personality disorder available. Beatson J. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(6):545-546 Read article*
  18. Borderline personality disorder and auditory verbal hallucinations. Beatson J. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(6):548-551 Read article*
  19. The complexities of the borderline patient: How much more complex when considering physical health? Castle DJ. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(6):552-555 Read article*
  20. The relationship between physical activity levels and symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress in individuals with alopecia areata. Rajoo Y, Wong J, Cooper G, Raj IS, Castle DJ, Chong AH, Green J, Kennedy GA. BMC Psychology, 2019, 7(1):48 Open access article
  21. Integrating patients’ expectations into the management of their depression: Report of a symposium at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress. Demyttenaere K, Frank E, Castle D, Cindik-Herbrüggen E. Advances in Therapy, 2019, 36(3):73-90 Read article*
  22. Suicide and second victims. Scott DA. Anaesthesia, 2019, 74(11):1351-1353 Read article*
  23. Characterising the structure of cognitive heterogeneity in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Carruthers SP, Van Rheenen TE, Gurvich C, Sumner PJ, Rossell SL. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 2019, 107:252-278 Open access manuscript
  24. Towards an ecology of dementia: A manifesto. Chapman M, Philip J, Komesaroff P. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 2019, 16(2):209-216 Read article*

Featured journal articles and online resources

Addictions and dual diagnosis

  • Psychiatric comorbidities in alcohol use disorder. Castillo-Carniglia A, Keyes KM, Hasin DS et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(12):1068-1080 Read article*
  • Medicines associated with dependence or withdrawal: A mixed-methods public health review and national database study in England. Marsden J, White M, Annand F et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(11):935-950 Open access article


  • Extraneous vowels and doctor productivity: An international comparison. Kasten J. BMJ, 2019, 367:l6111 Read article*  Christmas cheer - does this remind you of anyone?
  • A Christmas guide to clinical coding. Williams R. BMJ, 2018, 363:k5209 Read article*  Christmas cheer
  • Santa’s little helpers: A novel approach to developing patient information leaflets. Wigley C, Bucknall V, Fleming S. BMJ, 2017, 359:j5565 Read article*  Christmas cheer - an oldie, but a goodie :)
  • Q fever—the superstition of avoiding the word “quiet” as a coping mechanism: Randomised controlled non-inferiority trial. Brookfield CR, Phillips PPJ, Shorten RJ. BMJ, 2019, 367:l6446 Open access article Christmas cheer

Consultation liaison

  • Depression in the medically ill. Rosenblat JD, Kurdyak P, Cosci F et al. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0(0):0004867419888576 Read article*


  • The effect of limited English proficiency and interpreter service use on clinical outcomes in psychiatric inpatient units. Daly C, Phillips K, Kanaan R. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(5):465-468 Read article*
  • ‘We’re here to listen and help them as well’: A qualitative study of staff and indigenous patient perceptions about participating in social and emotional wellbeing research at primary healthcare services. Farnbach S, Gee G, Eades A-M et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2019, 19(1):294 Open access article
  • Mental health issues in racial and ethnic minority elderly. Trinh N-HT, Bernard-Negron R, Ahmed II. Current Psychiatry Reports, 2019, 21(10):102 Read article*
  • Health disparities, inpatient stays, and emergency room visits among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people: Evidence from a mental health system. Frimpong E, Rowan G, Williams D et al. Psychiatric Services, Read article**

Drug therapies

  • Comparative effects of 18 antipsychotics on metabolic function in patients with schizophrenia, predictors of metabolic dysregulation, and association with psychopathology: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Pillinger T, McCutcheon RA, Vano L et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2020, 7(1):64-77 Open access article
  • Cannabinoids for the treatment of mental disorders and symptoms of mental disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Black N, Stockings E, Campbell G et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(12):995-1010 Read article*


  • Clinical or gimmickal: The use and effectiveness of mobile mental health apps for treating anxiety and depression. Marshall JM, Dunstan DA, Bartik W. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2020, 54(1):20-28 Read article*

First episode psychosis

  • The ihope-20 study: Relationships between and prospective predictors of remission, clinical recovery, personal recovery and resilience 20 years on from a first episode psychosis. O’Keeffe D, Hannigan A, Doyle R et al. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2019, 53(11):1080-1092 Read article*
  • The case for improved care and provision of treatment for people with first-episode mania. Jauhar S, Ratheesh A, Davey C et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(10):869-876 Read article*

Gender bias

  • Time’s up for "he" and "him" as the default pronouns for doctors. Loder E. BMJ, 2019, 367:l6565 Read articleChristmas cheer
  • A lexicon for gender bias in academia and medicine. Choo EK, DeMayo RF, Glaucomflecken. BMJ, 2018, 363:k5218 Read articleChristmas cheer
  • Symbolic sexism: Superficial or serious bias? An investigation into images on patient call bells. Chapman LR, Mellow S, Coombridge H. Medical Journal of Australia, 2019, 211(11):514-517 Read articleChristmas cheer


  • Use of computer modeling to streamline care in a psychiatric emergency room: A case report. Kim S, Chepenik LG. Psychiatric Services, 2019: Read article**
  • The capacity to consent to sex in mental health inpatient units. Maylea C. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2019, 53(11):1070-1079 Read article*
  • Relationship between continuity of care and discharge planning after hospital psychiatric admission. Smith T, Haselden M, Corbeil T et al.Psychiatric Services,  Read article**
  • Clinical and social factors associated with increased risk for involuntary psychiatric hospitalisation: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and narrative synthesis. Walker S, Mackay E, Barnett P et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(12):1039-1053 Open access article

Lived experience

  • Monitoring my journey from doctor, to patient, to doctor with lived experience. Lenssen J, Verhagen SJW. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2019 Read article*
  • “To suit the occasion, i wore my schizophrenic fancy dress”1 – the life of Janet Frame. Lim X, Galletly C. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(5):469-471 Read article*

Psychosocial interventions

  • Effectiveness of a brief intervention aimed at increasing distress tolerance for individuals in crisis or at risk of self-harm. Yardley P, McCall A, Savage A et al. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(6):565-568 Read article*
  • When words fail: Providing effective psychological treatment for depression in persons with aphasia. Santo Pietro MJ, Marks DR, Mullen A. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 2019, 26(4):483-494 Read article*

Schizoaffective disorder - is it a thing?

  • Fake views: Schizoaffective disorder is not ‘sad’, just bad. Malhi GS, Bell E. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2019, 53(5):481-484 Read article*
  • The misdiagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. Pai N, Vella S-L. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2019, 53(11):1124-1125 Read article*

Staff wellbeing

  • You can only go full speed for so long: The career development of psychologists working in psychosocial oncology settings. Raque-Bogdan TL, Kracen A, Taylor NE et al. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 2019, 26(4):383-394 Read article*
  • Blondes do not have more fun: A non-blinded crossover field study. Zetner D, Ryg J, Andresen K et al. Medical Journal of Australia, 2019, 211(11):519-522 Read articleChristmas cheer
  • The need for speed: Observational study of physician driving behaviors. Zimerman A, Worsham C, Woo J et al. BMJ, 2019, 367:l6354 Open access article Christmas cheer
  • Predictors of manuscript rejection syndrome (MISERY): A cohort study. Han H-C, Koshy AN, Lin T et al. Medical Journal of Australia, 2019, 211(11):511-513 Read articleChristmas cheer

Voluntary Assisted Dying Legislation

  • Building norms of clinical practice to best help our patients die. Ryan C. Australasian Psychiatry, 2019, 27(5):425-426 Read article*

Everything else

  • Rethinking the causes and consequences of financial wellness for people with serious mental illnesses. Brandow CL, Swarbrick M, Nemec PB. Psychiatric Services, Read article**
  • Prevalence of co-occurring mental health diagnoses in the autism population: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lai M-C, Kassee C, Besney R et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(10):819-829 Read article*
  • Cognitive function following a major depressive episode: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Semkovska M, Quinlivan L, O'Grady T et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2019, 6(10):851-861 Read article*
  • Model fidelity and team members’ experiences of assertive community treatment in Norway: A sequential mixed-methods study. Odden S, Landheim A, Clausen H et al. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 2019, 13(1):65 Open access article

New books - Carl de Gruchy Library

New ebooks

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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