NCMD Publications

Recent Publications in the Scientific Literature from NCMD


Burgess, Jennifer L., Andrew J. Bradley, Kirstie N. Anderson, P. Gallagher, and R. Hamish McAllister-Williams. ‘The Relationship between Physical Activity, BMI, Circadian Rhythm, and Sleep with Cognition in Bipolar Disorder’. Psychological Medicine 52, no. 3 (2022): 467–75. .

Comsa, Monica, Kirstie N. Anderson, Aditya Sharma, Vanishri C. Yadav, and Stuart Watson. ‘The Relationship between Sleep and Depression and Bipolar Disorder in Children and Young People’. BJPsych Open 8, no. 1 (14 January 2022): e27. .

Cousins, David A., Thomas R. E. Barnes, Allan H. Young, Oriana Delgado, and Carol Paton. ‘Plus Ça Change? Switching Lithium Preparations’. BJPsych Bulletin, 18 February 2022, 1–6. .

Jayakody, Kaushadh, Peter Gallagher, Adrian J. Lloyd, and David Andrew Cousins. ‘A Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship between Affective State and Personality Ratings in Inpatient Depression (RAPID)’. Psychological Medicine, 3 March 2022, 1–10. .

Kamilla W Miskowiak, Ida Seeberg, Mette B Jensen, Vicent Balanza-Maartinez, Caterina Del Mar Bonnin, Christopher R Bowie, Andre F Carvalho, et al. ‘Randomised Controlled Cognition Trials in Remitted Patients with Mood Disorders Published between 2015 and 2021: A Systematic Review by the International Society for Bipolar Disorders Targeting Cognition Task Force’. Bipolar Disorders, 16 February 2022. .

Kovacs, Tibor Zoltan, Reece William Hill, Stuart Watson, and Douglas Turkington. ‘Clusters, Lines and Webs-so Does My Patient Have Psychosis? Reflections on the Use of Psychiatric Conceptual Frameworks from a Clinical Vantage Point’. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine: PEHM 17, no. 1 (14 February 2022): 6. .

R H McAllister-Williams. ‘When Depression Is Difficult to Treat’. European Neuropsychopharmacology 56 (March 2022): 89–91. .

Rush, A. John, Harold A. Sackeim, Charles R. Conway, Mark T. Bunker, Steven D. Hollon, Koen Demyttenaere, Allan H. Young, et al. ‘Clinical Research Challenges Posed by Difficult-to-Treat Depression’. Psychological Medicine 52, no. 3 (2022): 419–32.

Sharma, Aditya Narain, Evelyn Barron-Millar, Maia Gaskell, Magdalena Glod, Pulkit Kaushal, Kelly Grieve, and Maryam Pervez. ‘Technology Matters: Collaboratively Augmenting Longitudinal Monitoring (C.A.L.M) in Bipolar Disorder - Co-Design, Co-Production and Evaluation of the Alpha Prototype App’. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 8 March 2022. .

Stefan Pszczolkowski, William J Cottam, Paul M Briley, Sarina J Iwabuchi, Catherine Kaylor-Hughes, Abdulrhman Shalabi, Ben Babourina-Brooks, et al. ‘Connectivity-Guided Theta Burst Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Versus Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Moderate to Severe Depression: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocol and SARS-CoV-2-Induced Changes for a Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial’. JMIR Research Protocols 11, no. 1 (January 2022): e31925. .

Wolstenholme, Nicholas, Iain McKinnon, and Adrian J. Lloyd. ‘Factors That Influence Psychiatric Trainees’ Choice of Higher Training Specialty: Mixed-Methods Study’. BJPsych Bulletin, 18 January 2022, 1–7. .


Aaronson, Scott T., Eric L. Goldwaser, Dennis J. Kutzer, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams, Harold A. Sackeim, and A. John Rush. ‘Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Patients Receiving Maintenance Therapy With Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Series of 10 Cases’. The Journal of ECT 37, no. 2 (1 June 2021): 84–87.

Alastair Paterson, Martina Khundakar, Anthony Young, Jonathan Ling, Samantha Chakraborty, Adam Pattison Rthbone, Stuart Watson, Tim Donaldson, and Kirstie N Anderson. ‘The Smarter Sleep Educational Interventions: An Initiative to Reduce Hypnotic Prescribing in in-Patient Psychiatric Care’. BJPsych Bulletin, May 2021, 1–9.

Anderson, Ian M., R. Hamish McAllister-Williams, Darragh Downey, Rebecca Elliott, and Colleen Loo. ‘Cognitive Function after Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression: Relationship to Clinical Response’. Psychological Medicine 51, no. 10 (2021): 1647–56.

Au-Yeung, Sheena Kristine, James Griffiths, Sophie Roberts, Chloe Edwards, Ly-Mee Yu, Rafal Bogacz, Jennifer Rendell, et al. ‘PAX-D: Study Protocol for a Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Mechanism of Pramipexole as Add-on Treatment for People with Treatment Resistant Depression’. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 22 November 2021.

Azim, Lumbini, Paul Hindmarch, Georgiana Browne, Thomas Chadwick, Emily Clare, Paul Courtney, Lyndsey Dixon, et al. ‘Study Protocol for a Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial of Pramipexole in Addition to Mood Stabilisers for Patients with Treatment Resistant Bipolar Depression (the PAX-BD Study)’. BMC Psychiatry 21, no. 1 (05 2021): 334.

Barron Millar, Evelyn, Divya Singhal, Padmanabhan Vijayaraghavan, Shekhar Seshadri, Eleanor Smith, Pauline Dixon, Steve Humble, Jacqui Rodgers, and Aditya Narain Sharma. ‘Health Anxiety, Coping Mechanisms and COVID 19: An Indian Community Sample at Week 1 of Lockdown’. PloS One 16, no. 4 (2021): e0250336.

Bellivier, Frank, Allan H. Young, Jan Scott, Bruno Etain, David A. Cousins, and the R‐LiNK Consortium. ‘Make Lithium Great Again – Precisely!’ Bipolar Disorders 23, no. 2 (March 2021): 209–10.

Chaplin, Eddie, Jane McCarthy, Karina Marshall-Tate, Salma Ali, Kiriakos Xenitidis, Jessica Childs, Denise Harvey, et al. ‘Evaluation of a Liaison and Diversion Court Mental Health Service for Defendants with Neurodevelopmental Disorders’. Research in Developmental Disabilities 119 (December 2021): 104103.

Ciafone, Joanna, Alan Thomas, Rory Durcan, Paul C. Donaghy, Calum A. Hamilton, Sarah Lawley, Gemma Roberts, et al. ‘Neuropsychological Impairments and Their Cognitive Architecture in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) with Lewy Bodies and MCI-Alzheimer’s Disease’. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: JINS, 20 October 2021, 1–11.

Day, Elana, Rupal Shah, Rachael W. Taylor, Lindsey Marwood, Kimberley Nortey, Jade Harvey, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams, et al. ‘A Retrospective Examination of Care Pathways in Individuals with Treatment-Resistant Depression’. BJPsych Open 7, no. 3 (14 May 2021): e101.

Dudley, Bethany, Marcin Ostrowski, Vlad Ciausu, Chris Ince, and Iain McKinnon. ‘Revisiting Vitamin D Status and Supplementation for In-Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disability in the North of England, UK’. BJPsych Bulletin, 18 May 2021, 1–7.

Elliott, Adele Louise, Stuart Watson, Guy Dodgson, Esther Cohen-Tovée, and Jonathan Ling. ‘Changing Practice: Assessing Attitudes toward a NICE-Informed Collaborative Treatment Pathway for Bipolar Disorder’. BJPsych Open 7, no. 2 (March 2021).

Little, Bethany, Ossama Alshabrawy, Daniel Stow, I. Nicol Ferrier, Roisin McNaney, Daniel G. Jackson, Karim Ladha, et al. ‘Deep Learning-Based Automated Speech Detection as a Marker of Social Functioning in Late-Life Depression’. Psychological Medicine 51, no. 9 (2021): 1441–50.

Lucini-Paioni, Susanna, Letizia Squarcina, David Andrew Cousins, and Paolo Brambilla. ‘Lithium Effects on Hippocampus Volumes in Patients with Bipolar Disorder’. Journal of Affective Disorders 294 (01 2021): 521–26.

McAllister-Williams, R. Hamish, Sam Bulmer, Karen Newton, Kelly Heath, David A. Cousins, and Allan Currie. ‘Assessment for Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Patients with Difficult-to-Treat Depression: A Model from the Newcastle Regional Affective Disorders Service (RADS)’. Journal of Affective Disorders 280 (February 2021): 315–18.

McBride, Orla, Craig Duncan, Liz Twigg, Patrick Keown, Kamaldeep Bhui, Jan Scott, Helen Parsons, David Crepaz-Keay, Eva Cyhlarova, and Scott Weich. ‘Effects of Ethnic Density on the Risk of Compulsory Psychiatric Admission for Individuals Attending Secondary Care Mental Health Services: Evidence from a Large-Scale Study in England’. Psychological Medicine, 20 May 2021, 1–10.

Necus, Joe, Fiona Elizabeth Smith, Peter Edward Thelwall, Carly Jay Flowers, Nishant Sinha, Peter Neal Taylor, Andrew Matthew Blamire, Yujiang Wang, and David Andrew Cousins. ‘Quantification of Brain Proton Longitudinal Relaxation (T 1 ) in Lithium‐treated and Lithium‐naïve Patients with Bipolar Disorder in Comparison to Healthy Controls’. Bipolar Disorders 23, no. 1 (February 2021): 41–48.

Paulauskaite, Laura, Ola Farris, Helen M. Spencer, EPICC-ID group, and Angela Hassiotis. ‘My Son Can’t Socially Distance or Wear a Mask: How Families of Preschool Children with Severe Developmental Delays and Challenging Behavior Experienced the COVID-19 Pandemic’. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities 14, no. 2 (3 April 2021): 225–36.

R H McAllister-Williams, S T Aaronson, C R Conway, K Demyttenaere, P B Fitzgerald, C K Loo, P B Mitchell, A J Rush, H A Sackeim, and A H Young. ‘The “Difficult-to-Treat Depression” and the “Response Paradigm” Models: Implications and Relevance to Patient Management’. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 55, no. 8 (August 2021): 824–25.

Samele, Chiara, Iain McKinnon, Penelope Brown, Samir Srivastava, Aleksandra Arnold, Nicholas Hallett, and Andrew Forrester. ‘The Prevalence of Mental Illness and Unmet Needs of Police Custody Detainees’. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health: CBMH 31, no. 2 (April 2021): 80–95.

Sforzini, Luca, Courtney Worrell, Melisa Kose, Ian M. Anderson, Bruno Aouizerate, Volker Arolt, Michael Bauer, et al. ‘A Delphi-Method-Based Consensus Guideline for Definition of Treatment-Resistant Depression for Clinical Trials’. Molecular Psychiatry, 15 December 2021.

Strawbridge, Rebecca, Alzbeta Jamieson, John Hodsoll, Ian Nicol Ferrier, Richard Hamish McAllister-Williams, Timothy R. Powell, Allan H. Young, Anthony J. Cleare, and Stuart Watson. ‘The Role of Inflammatory Proteins in Anti-Glucocorticoid Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression’. Journal of Clinical Medicine 10, no. 4 (16 February 2021): 784.

Susanna Lucini-Paioni, Letizia Squarcina, David Andrew Cousins, and Paolo Brambilla. ‘Lithium Effects on Hippocampus Volumes in Patients with Bipolar Disorder’. Journal of Affective Disorders 294 (November 2021): 521–26.

Wigham, Sarah, Iain McKinnon, Keith Reid, Damian Milton, Ravi Lingam, and Jacqui Rodgers. ‘Questionnaires Used in Complex Trauma Intervention Evaluations and Consideration of Their Utility for Autistic Adults with Mild Intellectual Disability: A Systematic Review’. Research in Developmental Disabilities 117 (October 2021): 104039.

Wild, Georgina, Ross Alder, Scott Weich, Iain McKinnon, and Patrick Keown. ‘The Penrose Hypothesis in the Second Half of the 20th Century: Investigating the Relationship between Psychiatric Bed Numbers and the Prison Population in England between 1960 and 2018-2019’. The British Journal of Psychiatry: The Journal of Mental Science, 17 December 2021, 1–7.


Ahmad, Attia, Kirstie N. Anderson, and Stuart Watson. ‘Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disorder in Bipolar Affective Disorder’. In Bipolar Disorder: From Neuroscience to Treatment, edited by Allan H. Young and Mario F. Juruena, 48:133–47. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2020.

Bradley, A. J., K. N. Anderson, P. Gallagher, and R. H. McAllister-Williams. ‘The Association between Sleep and Cognitive Abnormalities in Bipolar Disorder’. Psychological Medicine 50, no. 1 (January 2020): 125–32.

Ciafone, Joanna, Bethany Little, Alan J. Thomas, and Peter Gallagher. ‘The Neuropsychological Profile of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Lewy Body Dementias’. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 26, no. 2 (February 2020): 210–25.

Cousins, David A, Letizia Squarcina, Fawzi Boumezbeur, Allan H Young, and Frank Bellivier. ‘Lithium: Past, Present, and Future’. The Lancet Psychiatry 7, no. 3 (March 2020): 222–24.

Farris, Olayinka, Rachel Royston, Michael Absoud, Gareth Ambler, Jacqueline Barnes, Rachael Hunter, Marinos Kyriakopoulos, et al. ‘Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of a Parent Mediated Intervention to Reduce Challenging Behaviour in Pre-Schoolers with Moderate to Severe Intellectual Disability (EPICC-ID) Study Protocol: A Multi-Centre, Parallel-Group Randomised Controlled Trial’. BMC Psychiatry 20, no. 1 (December 2020).

McAllister-Williams, R. Hamish, Soraia Sousa, Arun Kumar, Teresa Greco, Mark T. Bunker, Scott T. Aaronson, Charles R. Conway, and A. John Rush. ‘The Effects of Vagus Nerve Stimulation on the Course and Outcomes of Patients with Bipolar Disorder in a Treatment-Resistant Depressive Episode: A 5-Year Prospective Registry’. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 8, no. 1 (December 2020).

McAllister-Williams, R.H., C. Arango, P. Blier, K. Demyttenaere, P. Falkai, P. Gorwood, M. Hopwood, et al. ‘The Identification, Assessment and Management of Difficult-to-Treat Depression: An International Consensus Statement’. Journal of Affective Disorders 267 (April 2020): 264–82.

Morriss, Richard, Lucy Webster, Mohamed Abdelghani, Dorothee P Auer, Shaun Barber, Peter Bates, Andrew Blamire, et al. ‘Connectivity Guided Theta Burst Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation versus Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Moderate to Severe Depression: Study Protocol for a Randomised Double-Blind Controlled Trial (BRIGhTMIND)’. BMJ Open 10, no. 7 (July 2020): e038430.

Novak, Chloe, Emma Packer, Alastair Paterson, Ambrina Roshi, Rosie Locke, Patrick Keown, Stuart Watson, and Kirstie N. Anderson. ‘Feasibility and Utility of Enhanced Sleep Management on In-Patient Psychiatry Wards’. BJPsych Bulletin 44, no. 6 (December 2020): 255–60.

Sousa, Soraia, Lucy Robinson, Mathew Franklin, and Stuart Watson. ‘Patient-Reported and Clinician-Rated Outcome Measures: Complementary Evidence from Two Different Perspectives’. Journal of Affective Disorders 276 (November 2020): 848–49.


Bennett, Francis, Sophie Hodgetts, Andrew Close, Mark Frye, Heinz Grunze, Paul Keck, Ralph Kupka, et al. ‘Predictors of Psychosocial Outcome of Bipolar Disorder: Data from the Stanley Foundation Bipolar Network’. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 7, no. 1 (December 2019).

Burdick, Katherine E., Caitlin E. Millett, Caterina del Mar Bonnín, Christopher Bowie, Andre F. Carvalho, Lisa T Eyler, Peter Gallagher, et al. ‘The International Consortium Investigating Neurocognition in Bipolar Disorder ( ICONIC ‐ BD )’. Bipolar Disorders, 5 February 2019.

Çokal, Derya, Vitor Zimmerer, Douglas Turkington, Nicol Ferrier, Rosemary Varley, Stuart Watson, and Wolfram Hinzen. ‘Disturbing the Rhythm of Thought: Speech Pausing Patterns

in Schizophrenia, with and without Formal Thought Disorder’. Edited by Dante R. Chialvo. PLOS ONE 14, no. 5 (31 May 2019): e0217404.

Çokal, Derya, Vitor Zimmerer, Rosemary Varley, Stuart Watson, and Wolfram Hinzen. ‘Comprehension of Embedded Clauses in Schizophrenia With and Without Formal Thought Disorder’. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease 207, no. 5 (May 2019): 384–92.

Currie, Alan, Paul Gorczynski, Simon M Rice, Rosemary Purcell, R Hamish McAllister-Williams, Mary E Hitchcock, Brian Hainline, and Claudia L Reardon. ‘Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders in Elite Athletes: A Narrative Review’. British Journal of Sports Medicine 53, no. 12 (June 2019): 746–53.

Deamer, Felicity, Ellen Palmer, Quoc C. Vuong, Nicol Ferrier, Andreas Finkelmeyer, Wolfram Hinzen, and Stuart Watson. ‘Non-Literal Understanding and Psychosis: Metaphor Comprehension in Individuals with a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition 18 (December 2019): 100159.

Downey, Darragh, Sabrina Brigadoi, Liam Trevithick, Rebecca Elliott, Clare Elwell, R Hamish McAllister-Williams, and Ian M Anderson. ‘Frontal Haemodynamic Responses in Depression and the Effect of Electroconvulsive Therapy’. Journal of Psychopharmacology 33, no. 8 (August 2019): 1003–14.

Franklin, Matthew, Clara Mukuria, Brendan Mulhern, Irwin Tran, John Brazier, and Stuart Watson. ‘Measuring the Burden of Schizophrenia Using Clinician and Patient-Reported Measures: An Exploratory Analysis of Construct Validity’. The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research 12, no. 4 (August 2019): 405–17.

Hidalgo-Mazzei, Diego, Michael Berk, Andrea Cipriani, Anthony J. Cleare, Arianna Di Florio, Daniel Dietch, John R. Geddes, et al. ‘Treatment-Resistant and Multi-Therapy-Resistant Criteria for Bipolar Depression: Consensus Definition’. The British Journal of Psychiatry: The Journal of Mental Science 214, no. 1 (2019): 27–35.

Keown, Patrick, Dannielle McKenna, Hannah Murphy, and Iain McKinnon. ‘Offenders with Mental Disorders in Prison and the Courts: Links to Rates of Civil Detentions and the Number of Psychiatric Beds in England – Longitudinal Data from 1984 to 2016’. BJPsych Open 5, no. 6 (November 2019).

Little, Bethany, Peter Gallagher, Vitor Zimmerer, Rosemary Varley, Maggie Douglas, Helen Spencer, Derya Çokal, et al. ‘Language in Schizophrenia and Aphasia: The Relationship with Non-Verbal Cognition and Thought Disorder’. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 24, no. 6 (2 November 2019): 389–405.

McShane, Rupert, David S. Baldwin, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams, James M. Stone, David Taylor, Adam R. Winstock, and Allan H. Young. ‘Esketamine and the Need for a New Type of Registry for Drugs With Abuse Potential’. American Journal of Psychiatry 176, no. 11 (1 November 2019): 966–966.

Miskowiak, Kamilla W., Ida Seeberg, Hanne L. Kjaerstad, Katherine E. Burdick, Anabel Martinez‐Aran, Caterina Bonnin, Christopher R. Bowie, et al. ‘Affective Cognition in Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review by the ISBD Targeting Cognition Task Force’. Bipolar Disorders 21, no. 8 (December 2019): 686–719.

Necus, Joe, Nishant Sinha, Fiona Elizabeth Smith, Peter Edward Thelwall, Carly Jay Flowers, Peter Neal Taylor, Andrew Matthew Blamire, David Andrew Cousins, and Yujiang Wang. ‘White Matter Microstructural Properties in Bipolar Disorder in Relationship to the Spatial Distribution of Lithium in the Brain’. Journal of Affective Disorders 253 (June 2019): 224–31.

Palmos, Alish B., Stuart Watson, Tom Hughes, Andreas Finkelmeyer, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams, Nicol Ferrier, Ian M. Anderson, et al. ‘Associations between Childhood Maltreatment and Inflammatory Markers’. BJPsych Open 5, no. 1 (January 2019).

Robinson, Lucy J., Peter Gallagher, Stuart Watson, Ruth Pearce, Andreas Finkelmeyer, Laura Maclachlan, and Julia L. Newton. ‘Impairments in Cognitive Performance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Common, Not Related to Co-Morbid Depression but Do Associate with Autonomic Dysfunction’. Edited by Hemachandra Reddy. PLOS ONE 14, no. 2 (5 February 2019): e0210394.

Romaine, Eleanor, and R Hamish McAllister-Williams. ‘Guidelines on Prescribing Psychotropic Medication during the Perinatal Period’. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 80, no. 1 (2 January 2019): 27–32.

Schumacher, Julia, Ruth Cromarty, Peter Gallagher, Michael J. Firbank, Alan J. Thomas, Marcus Kaiser, Andrew M. Blamire, John T. O’Brien, Luis R. Peraza, and John-Paul Taylor. ‘Structural Correlates of Attention Dysfunction in Lewy Body Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: An Ex-Gaussian Analysis’. Journal of Neurology 266, no. 7 (July 2019): 1716–26.

Schumacher, Julia, Luis R Peraza, Michael Firbank, Alan J Thomas, Marcus Kaiser, Peter Gallagher, John T O’Brien, Andrew M Blamire, and John-Paul Taylor. ‘Dysfunctional Brain Dynamics and Their Origin in Lewy Body Dementia’. Brain 142, no. 6 (1 June 2019): 1767–82.


Cousins, David, Fiona Smith, Joe Necus, Peter Thelwall, Carly Flowers, Peter Taylor, Nishant Sinha, Yujiang Wang, and Andrew Blamire. ‘247. Imaging the Distribution and Effects of Lithium in the Brain in Bipolar Disorder’. Biological Psychiatry 83, no. 9 (May 2018): S99–100.

Jawad, Ibrahim, Stuart Watson, Peter M. Haddad, Peter S. Talbot, and R. Hamish McAllister-Williams. ‘Medication Nonadherence in Bipolar Disorder: A Narrative Review’. Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology 8, no. 12 (December 2018): 349–63.

Patel, Maxine X, Faisil N Sethi, Thomas RE Barnes, Roland Dix, Luiz Dratcu, Bernard Fox, Marina Garriga, et al. ‘Joint BAP NAPICU Evidence-Based Consensus Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Acute Disturbance: De-Escalation and Rapid Tranquillisation’. Journal of Psychopharmacology 32, no. 6 (June 2018): 601–40.


Smulders, Tom V., Amber Black-Dominique, Tahsina S. Choudhury, Simona E. Constantinescu, Kyriaki Foka, Tom J. Walker, Kevin Dick, Stephen Bradwel, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams, and Peter Gallagher. ‘A Real-World What-Where-When Memory Test’. Journal of Visualized Experiments, no. 123 (16 May 2017).


Adams T, Pounder Z, Preston S, Hanson A, Gallagher P, Harmer C, McAllister-Williams RH (2016). Test-retest reliability and task order effects of emotional cognitive tests in healthy subjects. Cognition and Emotion, 30, 1247-59.

Clark JE, Osborne JW, Gallagher P, Watson S (2016). A simple method for optimising transformation of non-parametric data: an illustration by reference to cortisol assays. Human Psychopharmacology, 31, 259-67.

Craig M, Butterworth CM, K, Nilsson J, Hamilton CJ, Gallagher P, Smulders TV (2016). How does intentionality of encoding affect memory for episodic information? Learning & Memory, 23, 648-659

Finkelmeyer A, Nilsson J, He J, Stevens L, Maller JJ, Moss RA, Small S, Gallagher P, Coventry K, Ferrier IN, McAllister-Williams RH (2016). Altered hippocampal function in major depression despite intact structure and resting perfusion. Psychological Medicine, 46, 2157-68.

Firbank M, Kobelev X, Cherry G, Killen A, Gallagher P, Burn DJ, Thomas A, O’Brien J, Taylor JP (2016). Neural correlates of attention-executive dysfunction in Lewy Body Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Human Brain Mapping, 37, 1254-70.

Garriga, M., Pacchiarotti, I., Kasper, S., Zeller, S.L., Allen, M.H., Vázquez, G., Baldaçara, L., San, L., McAllister-Williams, R.H., Fountoulakis, K.N., Courtet, P., Naber, D., Chan, E.W., Fagiolini, A., Möller, H.J., Grunze, H., Llorca, P.M., Jaffe, R.L., Yatham, L.N., Mazzei, D.H., Passamar, M., Messer, T., Bernardo, M. & Vieta, E. (2016). Assessment and management of agitation in psychiatry: Expert consensus. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 17(2):86-128.

Goodwin, G.M., Haddad, P.M., Ferrier, I.N., Aronson, J.K., Barnes, T., Cipriani, A., Coghill, D.R., Fazel, S., Geddes, J.R., Grunze, H., Holmes, E.A., Howes, O., Hudson, S., Hunt, N., Jones, I., Macmillan, I.C., McAllister-Williams, H., Miklowitz, D.R., Morriss, R., Munafò, M., Paton, C., Saharkian, B.J., Saunders, K., Sinclair, J., Taylor, D., Vieta, E. & Young, A.H. (2016). Evidence-based guidelines for treating bipolar disorder: Revised third edition recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology. Journal of Psychopharmacology 30(6): 495-553.

Hou L, Heilbronner U, Degenhardt F, Adli M, Akiyama K, Akula N, Ardau R, Arias B, Backlund L, Banzato CEM, Benabarre A, Bengesser S, Bhattacharjee AK, Biernacka JM, Birner A, Brichant-Petitjean C, Bui ET, Cervantes P, Chen GB, Chen HC, Chillotti C, Cichon S, Clark SR, Colom F, Cousins DA, Cruceanu C, Czerski PM, Dantas CR, Dayer A, Étain B, Falkai P, Forstner AJ, Frisén L, Fullerton JM, Gard S, Garnham JS, Goes FS, Grof P, Gruber O, Hashimoto R, Hauser J, Herms S, Hoffmann P, Hofmann A, Jamain S, Jiménez E, Kahn JP, Kassem L, Kittel-Schneider S, Kliwicki S, König B, Kusumi I, Lackner N, Laje G, Landén M, Lavebratt C, Leboyer M, Leckband SG, Jaramillo CAL, MacQueen G, Manchia M, Martinsson L, Mattheisen M, McCarthy MJ, McElroy SL, Mitjans M, Mondimore FM, Monteleone P, Nievergelt CM, Nöthen MM, Ösby U, Ozaki N, Perlis RH, Pfennig A, Reich-Erkelenz D, Rouleau GA, Schofield PR, Schubert KO, Schweizer BW, Seemüller F, Severino G, Shekhtman T, Shilling PD, Shimoda K, Simhandl C, Slaney CM, Smoller JW, Squassina

D P Hibar, L T Westlye, T G M van Erp, J Rasmussen, C D Leonardo, J Faskowitz, U K Haukvik, C B Hartberg, N T Doan, I Agartz, A M Dale, O Gruber, B Krämer, S Trost, B Liberg, C Abé, C J Ekman, M Ingvar, M Landén, S C Fears, N B Freimer, C E Bearden, the Costa Rica/Colombia Consortium for Genetic Investigation of Bipolar Endophenotypes , E Sprooten, D C Glahn, G D Pearlson, L Emsell, J Kenney, C Scanlon, C McDonald, D M Cannon, J Almeida, A Versace, X Caseras, N S Lawrence, M L Phillips, D Dima, G Delvecchio, S Frangou, T D Satterthwaite, D Wolf, J Houenou, C Henry, U F Malt, E Bøen, T Elvsåshagen, A H Young, A J Lloyd, G M Goodwin, C E Mackay, C Bourne, A Bilderbeck, L Abramovic, M P Boks, N E M van Haren, R A Ophoff, R S Kahn, M Bauer, A Pfennig, M Alda, T Hajek, B Mwangi, J C Soares, T Nickson, R Dimitrova, J E Sussmann, S Hagenaars, H C Whalley, A M McIntosh, P M Thompson and O A Andreassen for the ENIGMA Bipolar Disorder Working Group.

Subcortical volumetric abnormalities in bipolar disorder. Molecular Psychiatry 21, pages1710–1716(2016)

Johnson, A. & McAllister-Williams R.H. (2016). Psychotropic drug prescribing. Chapter 10 in Sports Psychiatry. Edited by Currie, A. & Owens, B. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Keown P, French J, Gibson G, Newton E, Cull S, Brown P, Parry J, Lyons D, McKinnon I. Too much detention? Street Triage and detentions under Section 136 Mental Health Act in the North-East of England: a descriptive study of the effects of a Street Triage intervention. BMJ Open 2016, 6(11), e011837

Markser, V.Z., Currie, A. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. (2016). Mood disorders. Chapter 3 in Sports Psychiatry. Edited by Currie, A. & Owens, B. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

McAllister-Williams, R.H., Bones, K. Goodwin, G.M., Harrison, J., Katona, C., Rasmussen, J., Strong, S. & Young, A.H. (2016). Analysing UK clinicians' understanding of cognitive symptoms in major depression: A survey of primary care physicians and psychiatrists. Journal of Affective Disorders 207:346-352.

McAllister-Williams, R.H., Cousins, D., Lunn, B. (2016). Clinical assessment and investigation in psychiatry. Medicine 44(11): 630-637.

McAllister-Williams, R.H. (2016). EEGs and ERPs in bipolar disorders. Chapter 12 in Bipolar Disorders: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications, Third Edition, ed. Jair C. Soares and Allan H. Young. Cambridge University Press.

McAllister-Williams RH, Anderson IM, Finkelmeyer A, Gallagher P, Grunze HCR, Haddad PM, House AO, Hughes T, Lloyd AJ, Mamasoula C, McColl E, Pearce S, Siddiqi N, Sinha B, Steen N, Wainright J, Winter FH, Ferrier IN, Watson S, and the ADD Study Team (2016). Antidepressant augmentation with metyrapone for treatment resistant depression (The ADD Study): a double-blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial. Lancet Psychiatry, 3,117-27.

Miskowiak K, Petersen J, Ott C, Knorr U, Kessing LV, Gallagher P, Robinson LJ (2016). Predictors of the discrepancy between objective and subjective cognition in bipolar disorder: a novel methodology. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134, 511-521.

Moss RA, Finkelmeyer A, Robinson LJ, Thompson JM, Watson S, Ferrier IN, Gallagher P (2016). The task-specificity of intra-individual variability in euthymic bipolar disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry 7:106

Moss RA, Finkelmeyer A, Robinson LJ, Thompson JM, Watson S, Ferrier IN, Gallagher P (2016). The impact of target frequency on intra-individual variability in euthymic bipolar disorder: a comparison of two sustained attention tasks. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 16, 106.

Nilsson J, Thomas AJ, Stevens LH, McAllister-Williams RH, Ferrier IN, Gallagher P (2016). The interrelationship between attentional and executive deficits in major depressive disorder. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134, 73-82.

Redhead A, Jordan G, Ferrier IN, Meyer TD. (2016). Automatic processing of emotional stimuli in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord. 203:339-46.

Robinson LJ, Gray JM, Ferrier IN, Gallagher P (2016). The effect of self-monitoring on Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder: a pilot study. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 21, 256-70.

Scott J, Marwaha S, Ratheesh A, Macmillan I, Yung A, Morriss R, Hickie I, Bechdolf A (2016). Bipolar at-risk criteria: an examination of which clinical features have optimal utility for identifying youth at risk of early transition from depression to bipolar disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin doi:10.1093/schbul/sbw154

Sharma, A., et al. (2016). Neuropsychological study of IQ scores in offspring of parents with bipolar I disorder. Cognitive neuropsychiatry: 1-11.

Sharma, A., et al. (2016). Incidence, characteristics and course of narrow phenotype paediatric bipolar I disorder in the British Isles. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 134(6): 522-532.

Sharma, A. N., et al. (2016). BAP Position Statement: Off-label prescribing of psychotropic medication to children and adolescents. Journal of Psychopharmacology 30(5): 416-421

A, Stamm T, Stopkova P, Tighe SK, Tortorella A, Turecki G, Volkert J, Witt S, Wright A, Young LT, Zandi PP, Potash JB, DePaulo JR, Bauer M, Reininghaus EZ, Novák T, Aubry JM, Maj M, Baune BT, Mitchell PB, Vieta E, Frye MA, Rybakowski JK, Kuo PH, Kato T, Grigoroiu-Serbanescu M, Reif A, Del Zompo M, Bellivier F, Schalling M, Wray NR, Kelsoe JR, Alda M, Rietschel M, McMahon FJ, Schulze TG. (2016). Genetic variants associated with response to lithium treatment in bipolar disorder: a genome-wide association study. Lancet, Mar 12;387(10023):1085-93


Adams, T., Pounder, Z., Preston, S., Hanson, A., Gallagher, P., Harmer, C.J. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. (2015). Test-retest reliability and task order effects of emotional cognitive tests in healthy subjects. Cognition and Emotion 30(7):1247-59.

Anderson, I.M. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. (2015). Fundamentals of clinical Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition. CRC Press, New York.

Cleare A, Pariante CM, Young AH, Anderson IM, Christmas D, Cowen PJ, Dickens C, Ferrier IN, Geddes J, Gilbody S, Haddad PM, Katona C, Lewis G, Malizia A, McAllister-Williams RH, Ramchandani P, Scott J, Taylor D, Uher R & Members of the Consensus Meeting (2015). Evidence-based guidelines for treating depressive disorders with antidepressants: A revision of the 2008 British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines. Journal of Psychopharmacol. 29(5):459-525.

Ferrier IN, Anderson IM, Barnes J, Gallagher P, Grunze HCR, Haddad PM, House AO, Hughes T, Lloyd AJ, Mamasoula C, McColl E, Pearce S, Siddiqi N, Sinha B, Speed C, Steen IN, Wainwright J, Watson S, Winter FH & McAllister-Williams RH (2015). Randomised controlled trial of Antiglucocorticoid augmentation (metyrapone) of antiDepressants in Depression (ADD Study). Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation, Volume: 2 Issue: 4.

Gallagher P, Nilsson J, Finkelmeyer A, Goshawk M, Macritchie KA, Lloyd AJ, Thompson JM, Porter RJ, Young AH, Ferrier IN, McAllister-Williams RH & Watson S (2015). Neurocognitive intra-individual variability in mood disorders: effects on attentional response time distributions. Psychological Medicine 45(14):2985-97.

Gallagher P, Kessels RPC & Gray JM (2015) Fractionation of visuo-spatial memory processes in bipolar depression: a cognitive scaffolding account. Psychological Medicine, 45, 545-558.

Haddad, P.M., Talbot, P.S., Anderson, I.M. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. (2015). Managing inadequate antidepressant response in depressive illness. British Medical Bulletin 115(1):183-201

Lawrie, S.M. & McAllister-Williams R.H. (2015) Clinical trial methodology. Chapter 12 in Fundamentals of clinical Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition. Edited by Anderson, I.M. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. CRC Press, New York.

Mazurek A, Bhoopathy R, Read JCA, Gallagher P & Smulders TV (2015). Effects of age on a real-world What-Where-When memory task. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 7, 74.

Olsen K, Howel D, Barber R, Ford GA, Gallagher P, McAllister-Williams RH, Nilsson J, O'Brien J, Parker J, Thomas A. (2015). Lessons from a pilot and feasibility randomised trial in depression (Blood pressure Rapid Intensive Lowering And Normal Treatment for Mood and cognition in persistent depression (BRILiANT mood study)). Pilot Feasibility Stud. 1:44

McKinnon I, Thorp J, Grubin D. Improving the detection of detainees with suspected intellectual disability in police custody. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities 2015, 9(4), 174-185.

McKinnon I, Holmes J, Shaw J. Mental Health: Suicide in the Criminal Justice System – Prevalence, Risk Factors, Prediction, and Prevention. In: Payne-James, J and Byard, RW, ed. Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. Oxford: Elsevier, 2015, pp.552-558

Olsen, K., Howel, D., Barber, R., Ford, G.A., Gallagher, P., McAllister-Williams, R.H., Nilsson, J., O'Brien, J., Parker, J. & Thomas, A. (2015). Lessons from a pilot and feasibility randomised trial in Depression (Blood pressure Rapid Intensive Lowering And Normal Treatment for Mood and Cognition in Persistent Depression (BRILiANT Mood Study). Pilot and Feasibility Studies 22;1:44. eCollection 2015 Dec 22.

Porter RJ, Robinson LJ, Malhi GS, Gallagher P (2015). The neurocognitive profile of mood disorders - a review of the evidence and methodological issues. Bipolar Disorders, 17(s2), 21-40.

Robinson LJ, Gray JM, Burt M, Ferrier IN, Gallagher P. (2015). Processing of facial emotion in Bipolar Depression and Euthymia. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 21(9):709-21.

Smart, C., Anderson, I.M. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. (2015). Antidepressants and ECT. Chapter 4 in Fundamentals of clinical Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition. Edited by Anderson, I.M. & McAllister-Williams, R.H. CRC Press, New York.

Smart C, Strathdee G, Watson S, Murgatroyd C, McAllister-Williams RH. (2015). Early life trauma, depression and the glucocorticoid receptor gene - an epigenetic perspective. Psychological Medicine 45(16):3393-410

Trevithick, L., McAllister-Williams, R.H., Blamire, A., Branton, T., Clark, R., Downey, D., Dunn, G., Easton, A., Elliott, R., Ellwell, C., Hayden, K., Holland, F., Karim, S., Lowe, J., Loo, C., Nair, R., Oakley, T., Prakash, A., Sharma, P.K., Williams, S.R. & Anderson, I.M. (2015). Study protocol for the randomised controlled trial: Ketamine augmentation of ECT to improve outcomes in depression (Ketamine-ECT study). BMC Psychiatry. 15(1):257.

Wooderson S, Gallagher P, Watson S, Young AH (2015), An exploration of testosterone levels in patients with bipolar disorder British Journal of Psychiatry Open 1 (2) 136-138;