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Peter Joyce

Emeritus Professor

DSc (Cant) MB ChB PhD MD (Otago) FRANZCP FRSNZ

Peter Joyce’s major interests are focused on depression and bipolar disorder, but he also has research interests in eating disorders.

His research has covered a wide range of areas including:

  • psychiatric genetics
  • neurobiology
  • neuroendocrinology
  • personality
  • psychopharmacology
  • psychotherapy
  • the natural history and outcome of the above disorders.

He has supervised many past and current PhD students.

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Publications

Joyce, P. R., McKenzie, J. M., Carter, J. D., Rae, A. M., Luty, S. E., Frampton, C. M. A., & Mulder, R. T. (2007). Temperament, character and personality disorders as predictors of response to interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 503-508. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.106.024737

Luty, S. E., Carter, J. D., McKenzie, J. M., Rae, A. M., Frampton, C. M. A., Mulder, R. T., & Joyce, P. R. (2007). Randomised controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 496-502. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.106.024729

Mulder, R. T., Joyce, P. R., Frampton, C. M. A., Luty, S. E., & Sullivan, P. F. (2006). Six months of treatment for depression: Outcome and predictors of the course of illness. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(1), 95-100.

McIntosh, V. V. W., Jordan, J., Carter, F. A., Luty, S. E., McKenzie, J. M., Bulik, C. M., Frampton, C. M. A., & Joyce, P. R. (2005). Three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa: A randomized, controlled trial. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(4), 741-747.

Glubb, D. M., McHugh, P. C., Deng, X., Joyce, P. R., & Kennedy, M. A. (2010). Association of a functional polymorphism in the adrenomedullin gene (ADM) with response to paroxetine. Pharmacogenomics Journal, 10, 126-133. doi: 10.1038/tpj.2009.33

Journal - Research Article

Glubb, D. M., McHugh, P. C., Deng, X., Joyce, P. R., & Kennedy, M. A. (2010). Association of a functional polymorphism in the adrenomedullin gene (ADM) with response to paroxetine. Pharmacogenomics Journal, 10, 126-133. doi: 10.1038/tpj.2009.33

McHugh, P. C., Rogers, G. R., Glubb, D. M., Joyce, P. R., & Kennedy, M. A. (2010). Proteomic analysis of rat hippocampus exposed to the antidepressant paroxetine. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 24(8), 1243-1251. doi: 10.1177/0269881109102786

Joyce, P. R., Light, K. J., Rowe, S. L., Cloninger, C. R., & Kennedy, M. A. (2010). Self-mutilation and suicide attempts: Relationships to bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, temperament and character. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 44(3), 250-257. doi: 10.3109/00048670903487159

Spittlehouse, J. K., Pearson, J. F., Luty, S. E., Mulder, R. T., Carter, J. D., McKenzie, J. M., & Joyce, P. R. (2010). Measures of temperament and character are differentially impacted on by depression severity. Journal of Affective Disorders, 126, 140-146. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.03.010

Johnstone, J. M., Luty, S. E., Carter, J. D., Mulder, R. T., Frampton, C. M. A., & Joyce, P. R. (2009). Childhood neglect and abuse as predictors of antidepressant response in adult depression. Depression & Anxiety, 26(8), 711-717. doi: 10.1002/da.20590

McHugh, P. C., Joyce, P. R., & Kennedy, M. A. (2009). Polymorphisms of sepiapterin reductase gene alter promoter activity and may influence risk of bipolar disorder. Pharmacogenetics & Genomics, 19(5), 330-337. doi: 10.1097/FPC.0b013e328328f82c

Joyce, P. R., McHugh, P. C., Light, K. J., Rowe, S., Miller, A. L., & Kennedy, M. A. (2009). Relationships between angry-impulsive personality traits and genetic polymorphisms of the dopamine transporter. Biological Psychiatry, 66(8), 717-721. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.03.005

Mulder, R. T., Frampton, C. M. A., Luty, S. E., & Joyce, P. R. (2009). Eighteen months of drug treatment for depression: Predicting relapse and recovery. Journal of Affective Disorders, 114(1-3), 263-270. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.08.002

Mulder, R. T., Joyce, P. R., Frampton, C. M. A., & Luty, S. E. (2008). Antidepressant treatment is associated with a reduction in suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 118(2), 116-122.

Bedford, J. J., Weggery, S., Ellis, G., McDonald, F. J., Joyce, P. R., Leader, J. P., & Walker, R. J. (2008). Lithium-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Renal effects of amiloride. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 3(5), 1324-1331.

Rowe, S. L., Jordan, J., McIntosh, V. V. W., Carter, F. A., Bulik, C. M., & Joyce, P. R. (2008). Impact of borderline personality disorder on bulimia nervosa. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(12), 1021-1029. doi: 10.1080/00048670802512040

Joyce, P. R. (2008). Classification of mood disorders in DSM-V and DSM-VI. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(10), 851-862.

Joyce, P. R., Light, K. J., Rowe, S. L., & Kennedy, M. A. (2007). Bipolar disorder not otherwise specified: Comparison with bipolar disorder I/II and major depression. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41, 843-849.

Joyce, P. R., McKenzie, J. M., Carter, J. D., Rae, A. M., Luty, S. E., Frampton, C. M. A., & Mulder, R. T. (2007). Temperament, character and personality disorders as predictors of response to interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 503-508. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.106.024737

Luty, S. E., Carter, J. D., McKenzie, J. M., Rae, A. M., Frampton, C. M. A., Mulder, R. T., & Joyce, P. R. (2007). Randomised controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 496-502. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.106.024729

Mulder, R. T., Joyce, P. R., Frampton, C. M. A., Luty, S. E., & Sullivan, P. F. (2006). Six months of treatment for depression: Outcome and predictors of the course of illness. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(1), 95-100.

McIntosh, V. V. W., Jordan, J., Carter, F. A., Luty, S. E., McKenzie, J. M., Bulik, C. M., Frampton, C. M. A., & Joyce, P. R. (2005). Three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa: A randomized, controlled trial. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(4), 741-747.

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