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Ben BeagleholeSenior Lecturer



Ben Beaglehole is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychological Medicine, UOC and psychiatrist at the Anxiety Disorders Service for the Canterbury District Health Board.

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

Ben also researches the psychological effects of natural disasters, ketamine for treatment resistant mood and anxiety disorders, and the use of large databases to explore the impacts of compulsory treatment.


Tennant, M., Frampton, C., Mulder, R., Eggleston, K., & Beaglehole, B. (2024). Changes in sodium valproate dispensing in women of childbearing age with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 137(1597), 36-42. Retrieved from Journal - Research Article

Beaglehole, B., Jarman, S., & Frampton, C. (2024). Dispensing of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder medications for adults in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 137(1594), 23-30. Retrieved from Journal - Research Article

Beaglehole, B., Porter, R., Douglas, K., Lacey, C. J., de Bie, A., Jordan, J., Mentzel, C., Thwaites, B., Manuel, J., … Frampton, C., & Glue, P. (2024). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of ketamine versus ketamine and behavioural activation therapy for adults with treatment-resistant depression in the community. BMJ Open, 14, e084844. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2024-084844 Journal - Research Other

Glue, P., Neehoff, S., Beaglehole, B., Shadli, S., McNaughton, N., & Hughes-Medlicott, N. J. (2024). Ketamine for treatment-resistant major depressive disorder: Double-blind active-controlled crossover study. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 38(2), 162-167. doi: 10.1177/02698811241227026 Journal - Research Article

Sulaiman-Hill, R., Porter, R., Schluter, P., Beaglehole, B., Dean, S., Tanveer, S., Boden, J., & Bell, C. (2024). Research following trauma in minority ethnic and faith communities: Lessons from a study of the psychosocial sequelae of the Christchurch mosque terror attacks. BJPsych Open, 10(1), 1-4. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2023.641 Journal - Research Other

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