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Ben BeagleholeSenior Lecturer

MB ChB(Otago) FRANZCP

Email ben.beaglehole@otago.ac.nz

Ben Beaglehole is a new 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.

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Publications

Beaglehole, B., Bloomer, C., Zhang, T., Hamilton, G., Boden, J. M., Mulder, R. T., Bell, C., & Frampton, C. (2019). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on dispensing for older person's mental health. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/gps.5171

Beaglehole, B., Mulder, R. T., Boden, J. M., & Bell, C. J. (2019). A systematic review of the psychological impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on mental health. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12894

Rucklidge, J. J., Eggleston, M. J. F., Ealam, B., Beaglehole, B., & Mulder, R. T. (2019). An observational preliminary study on the safety of long-term consumption of micronutrients for the treatment of psychiatric symptoms. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1089/acm.2018.0352

Beaglehole, B., Foulds, J., Mulder, R. T., & Boden, J. M. (2019). Dispensing of medication for alcohol use disorder: An examination of large databases in a New Zealand context. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1495), 42-47. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Averill, I. R. E., Beaglehole, B., Douglas, K. M., Jordan, J., Crowe, M. T., Inder, M., Lacey, C. J., Frampton, C. M., … Porter, R. J. (2019). Activation therapy for the treatment of inpatients with depression: Protocol for a randomised control trial compared to treatment as usual. BMC Psychiatry, 19(1), 52. doi: 10.1186/s12888-019-2038-2

Journal - Research Article

Beaglehole, B., Bloomer, C., Zhang, T., Hamilton, G., Boden, J. M., Mulder, R. T., Bell, C., & Frampton, C. (2019). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on dispensing for older person's mental health. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/gps.5171

Beaglehole, B., Foulds, J., Mulder, R. T., & Boden, J. M. (2019). Dispensing of medication for alcohol use disorder: An examination of large databases in a New Zealand context. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1495), 42-47. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Rucklidge, J. J., Eggleston, M. J. F., Ealam, B., Beaglehole, B., & Mulder, R. T. (2019). An observational preliminary study on the safety of long-term consumption of micronutrients for the treatment of psychiatric symptoms. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1089/acm.2018.0352

Beaglehole, B., Mulder, R. T., Boden, J. M., & Bell, C. J. (2019). A systematic review of the psychological impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on mental health. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12894

Beaglehole, B., Mulder, R. T., Frampton, C. M., Boden, J. M., Newton-Howes, G., & Bell, C. J. (2018). Psychological distress and psychiatric disorder after natural disasters: Systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 213(6), 716-722. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2018.210

Averill, I. R. E., Crowe, M., Frampton, C. M., Beaglehole, B., Lacey, C. J., Jordan, J., Wilson, L. D., Douglas, K. M., & Porter, R. J. (2018). Clinical response to treatment in inpatients with depression correlates with changes in activity levels and psychomotor speed. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 52(7), 652-659. doi: 10.1177/0004867417753549

Beaglehole, B., Beveridge, J., Campbell-Trotter, W., & Frampton, C. (2017). Unlocking an acute psychiatric ward: The impact on unauthorised absences, assaults and seclusions. BJPsych Bulletin, 41(2), 92-96. doi: 10.1192/pb.bp.115.052944

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

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, 51(11), 1098-1105. doi: 10.1177/0004867417714879

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

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., 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

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

Averill, I. R. E., Beaglehole, B., Douglas, K. M., Jordan, J., Crowe, M. T., Inder, M., Lacey, C. J., Frampton, C. M., … Porter, R. J. (2019). Activation therapy for the treatment of inpatients with depression: Protocol for a randomised control trial compared to treatment as usual. BMC Psychiatry, 19(1), 52. doi: 10.1186/s12888-019-2038-2

Allison, S., Bastiampillai, T., Castle, D., Mulder, R., & Beaglehole, B. (2019). The He Ara Oranga Report: What's wrong with 'Big Psychiatry' in New Zealand? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867419848840

Sellman, D., Adamson, S., Foulds, J., Beaglehole, B., & Mulder, R. (2019). Another government ignores a recommendation to strengthen alcohol regulations. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1498), 7-9. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Beaglehole, B. (2016). The impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on the mental health of the Christchurch population: An examination of three databases. In J. Deely & A. Dierckx (Eds.), Proceedings of the Inaugural People in Disasters Conference. (pp. 45). School of Psychology, Massey University. Retrieved from http://www.massey.ac.nz/~trauma/

Douglas, K., Porter, R., Crowe, M., Inder, M., Jordan, J., Beaglehole, B., Lacey, C., Mulder, R., & Bowie, C. (2015). Psychosocial and cognitive remediation for recurrent mood disorders: Pilot findings and project outline. Bipolar Disorders, 17(Suppl. 1), (pp. 87). [Abstract]

Beaglehole, B. (2004). Reduced drug seeking behavior in a dual diagnosis patient following treatment with quetiapine. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 7(Suppl. 2). doi: 10.1017/S1461145704004547

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Beaglehole, B. (2018, November). Big data in a New Zealand health care setting: Preliminary data relating to prescribing for alcohol use disorder. Verbal presentation at the Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) 40th Annual Conference, Noosa, Australia.

Beaglehole, B. (2017, September). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on mental health: An opportunity to consider disaster research methodology and study design. Verbal presentation at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference: Kia Kotahi ai ngā Ara: Uniting the Pathways, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Beaglehole, B., Beveridge, J., Campbell-Trotter, W., & Frampton, C. (2016, October). Unlocking an acute psychiatric ward: The impact on unauthorised absences, assaults, and seclusions. Verbal presentation at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists New Zealand Conference: Recover, Rebuild, Regenerate, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Douglas, K., Porter, R., Crowe, M., Inder, M., Jordan, J., Groves, S. J., Lacey, C., Beaglehole, B., Mulder, R., Joyce, P., Knight, R. G., & Bowie, C. (2015, November). Direct targeting cognitive impairment in recurrent mood disorder treatments: Findings from pilot studies. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Society for Bipolar & Depressive Disorders (ASBDD) Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Beaglehole, B. (2015, September). The impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on mental health. Verbal presentation at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists New Zealand Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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