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Health Sciences profile

Dr Ben Beaglehole

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Psychological Medicine (UOC)
Research summaryMood disorders

Research

Ben Beaglehole is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychological Medicine, UOC and inpatient psychiatrist at Hillmorton Hospital for the Canterbury District Health Board.

Ben is participating in the Departmental research projects examining the longer term outcome of mood disorders and interventions to increase the likelihood of response and remission.

His other research interests include examining the effects of the recent Christchurch earthquakes on mental health service users and the local population.

He is also interested in researching the outcome of various changes at the acute inpatient service as well as the outcome of patients after they leave the acute inpatient service.

Publications

Beaglehole, B., Frampton, C. M., Boden, J. M., Mulder, R. T., & Bell, C. J. (2017). An evaluation of Health of the Nation Outcome Scales data to inform psychiatric morbidity following the Canterbury earthquakes. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867417714879

Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Frampton, C., & Moor, S. (2017). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on successful school leaving for adolescents. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(1), 70-73. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12625

Crowe, M., Beaglehole, B., & Inder, M. (2016). Social rhythm interventions for bipolar disorder: A systematic review and rationale for practice. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 23(1), 3-11. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12271

Beaglehole, B., Beveridge, J., Campbell-Trotter, W., & Frampton, C. (2016). Unlocking an acute psychiatric ward: The impact on unauthorised absences, assaults and seclusions. BJPsych Bulletin. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1192/pb.bp.115.052944

Porter, R., Averill, I., Beaglehole, B., Crowe, M., & Jordan, J. (2016). Inpatient treatment for mood disorders: A lost opportunity? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 50(1), 7-8. doi: 10.1177/0004867415616500

Journal - Research Article

Beaglehole, B., Frampton, C. M., Boden, J. M., Mulder, R. T., & Bell, C. J. (2017). An evaluation of Health of the Nation Outcome Scales data to inform psychiatric morbidity following the Canterbury earthquakes. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867417714879

Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Frampton, C., & Moor, S. (2017). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on successful school leaving for adolescents. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(1), 70-73. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12625

Crowe, M., Beaglehole, B., & Inder, M. (2016). Social rhythm interventions for bipolar disorder: A systematic review and rationale for practice. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 23(1), 3-11. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12271

Beaglehole, B., Beveridge, J., Campbell-Trotter, W., & Frampton, C. (2016). Unlocking an acute psychiatric ward: The impact on unauthorised absences, assaults and seclusions. BJPsych Bulletin. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1192/pb.bp.115.052944

Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Frampton, C., Hamilton, G., & McKean, A. (2015). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on prescribing for mental health. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 49(8), 742-750. doi: 10.1177/0004867415589794

Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Beveridge, J., & Frampton, C. (2015). Psychiatric admissions fall following the Christchurch earthquakes: An audit of inpatient data. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 49(4), 346-350. doi: 10.1177/0004867414560651

Crowe, M., Beaglehole, B., Wells, H. J., & Porter, R. (2015). Non-pharmacological strategies for treatment of inpatient depression. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 49(3), 215-226. doi: 10.1177/0004867415569799

Beaglehole, B., Luty, S. E., Mulder, R. T., Kennedy, M. A., & Joyce, P. R. (2007). Low red cell folate levels are associated with poor response to nortriptyline in major depression. Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 19, 204-207.

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Journal - Research Other

Porter, R., Averill, I., Beaglehole, B., Crowe, M., & Jordan, J. (2016). Inpatient treatment for mood disorders: A lost opportunity? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 50(1), 7-8. doi: 10.1177/0004867415616500

Crowe, M., Inder, M., & Beaglehole, B. (2016). More than medication: Providing interventions that target the complexities of mental disorder. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 23(1), 1-2. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12278

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