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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

Bell, C., Williman, J., Beaglehole, B., Stanley, J., Jenkins, M., Gendall, P., Rapsey, C., & Every-Palmer, S. (2021). Psychological distress, loneliness, alcohol use and suicidality in New Zealanders with mental illness during a strict COVID-19 lockdown. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00048674211034317

Bell, C., Williman, J., Beaglehole, B., Stanley, J., Jenkins, M., Gendall, P., Rapsey, C., & Every-Palmer, S. (2021). Challenges facing essential workers: A cross-sectional survey of the subjective mental health and well-being of New Zealand healthcare and 'other' essential workers during the COVID-19 lockdown. BMJ Open, 11(7), e048107. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048107

Jenkins, M., Hoek, J., Jenkin, G., Gendall, P., Stanley, J., Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Rapsey, C., & Every-Palmer, S. (2021). Silver linings of the COVID-19 lockdown in New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 16(4), e0249678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249678

Bell, C., Beaglehole, B., Bell, R., Tanveer, S., Sulaiman-Hill, R., Boden, J., & Porter, R. (2021). Learning from previous disasters: Potential pitfalls of epidemiological psychosocial research in the COVID-19 environment. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867421998783

Newton-Howes, G., Senior, J., Beaglehole, B., Purdie, G. L., & Gordon, S. E. (2021). Does a comprehensive service user-led education programme effect more positive attitudes towards recovery and less stigmatising attitudes towards people with lived experience of mental distress in medical students? A comparative cohort study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867420987886

Bell, C., Williman, J., Beaglehole, B., Stanley, J., Jenkins, M., Gendall, P., Rapsey, C., & Every-Palmer, S. (2021). Challenges facing essential workers: A cross-sectional survey of the subjective mental health and well-being of New Zealand healthcare and 'other' essential workers during the COVID-19 lockdown. BMJ Open, 11(7), e048107. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048107

Journal - Research Article

Bell, C., Williman, J., Beaglehole, B., Stanley, J., Jenkins, M., Gendall, P., Rapsey, C., & Every-Palmer, S. (2021). Psychological distress, loneliness, alcohol use and suicidality in New Zealanders with mental illness during a strict COVID-19 lockdown. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00048674211034317

Journal - Research Article

Jenkins, M., Hoek, J., Jenkin, G., Gendall, P., Stanley, J., Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Rapsey, C., & Every-Palmer, S. (2021). Silver linings of the COVID-19 lockdown in New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 16(4), e0249678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249678

Journal - Research Article

Newton-Howes, G., Senior, J., Beaglehole, B., Purdie, G. L., & Gordon, S. E. (2021). Does a comprehensive service user-led education programme effect more positive attitudes towards recovery and less stigmatising attitudes towards people with lived experience of mental distress in medical students? A comparative cohort study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867420987886

Journal - Research Article

Beaglehole, B., Moor, S., Zhang, T., Hamilton, G. J., Mulder, R. T., Boden, J. M., Frampton, C. M. A., & Bell, C. J. (2020). Impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on dispensing of psychiatric medication for children and adolescents: Longitudinal quantitative study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 216(3), 151-155. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2019.273

Journal - Research Article

Crowe, M., Inder, M., Douglas, K., Carlyle, D., Wells, H. J., Jordan, J., Lacey, C., Mulder, R., Beaglehole, B., & Porter, R. (2020). Interpersonal and social rhythm therapy for patients with major depressive disorder. American Journal of Psychology, 73(1), 29-34. doi: 10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.20190024

Journal - Research Article

Douglas, K. M., Jordan, J., Inder, M. L., Crowe, M. T., Mulder, R., Lacey, C., Beaglehole, B., … Porter, R. J. (2020). Cognitive remediation for outpatients with recurrent mood disorders: A feasibility study. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 26(4), 273-283. doi: 10.1097/pra.0000000000000487

Journal - Research Article

Every-Palmer, S., Jenkins, M., Gendall, P., Hoek, J., Beaglehole, B., Bell, C., Williman, J., Rapsey, C., & Stanley, J. (2020). Psychological distress, anxiety, family violence, suicidality, and wellbeing in New Zealand during the COVID-19 lockdown: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE, 15(11), e0241658. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241658

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, 34, 1599-1604. doi: 10.1002/gps.5171

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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, 43(3), 274-280. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12894

Journal - Research Article

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, 25(6), 613-622. doi: 10.1089/acm.2018.0352

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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.

Journal - Research Article

Bell, C., Beaglehole, B., Bell, R., Tanveer, S., Sulaiman-Hill, R., Boden, J., & Porter, R. (2021). Learning from previous disasters: Potential pitfalls of epidemiological psychosocial research in the COVID-19 environment. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0004867421998783

Journal - Research Other

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, 53(8), 724-726. doi: 10.1177/0004867419848840

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

Journal - Research Other

Bastiampillai, T., Allison, S., Castle, D., Beaglehole, B., & Mulder, R. (2019). New Zealand's big psychotherapy programme requires evaluation. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1502), 8-10. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

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

Journal - Research Other

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

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

Journal - Research Other

Beaglehole, B., Frampton, C., Boden, J., Mulder, R., & Bell, C. (2019). The impact of the Canterbury earthquakes on psychiatric medication dispensing for children & adolescents and older persons. Proceedings of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) 2019 New Zealand Conference. Retrieved from https://www.ranzcp2019.co.nz

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/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: 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

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Beaglehole, B. (2020, November). Compulsory community treatment orders in New Zealand: Do they reduce admissions and increase care? Verbal presentation at the The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference: A Climate for Change: Nga Tohu Huarere e panoni haere nei, he ao hurihuri, Napier, New Zealand.

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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