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Dr Charlotte (Charlie) Mentzel

Contact Details

Phone
+64 3 474 0999 extn 57372
Email
charlie.mentzel@otago.ac.nz
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
Department of Psychological Medicine (Dunedin)
Qualifications
MD PhD vocationally trained psychiatrist
Research summary
Practical research into improving psychiatric practice especially movement disorders
Teaching
I'm the convenor for the psychological medicine module for the 6th year medical students. I am interested in service-user involvement in education and improving professionalism among students.
Memberships
Curriculum map subcommittee
Clinical
Inpatient psychiatrist 0.5 fte

Research

I have a PhD on the course recognition and treatment of movement disorders in severe mental illness. Since coming to Dunedin I'm involved in projects on functional movement disorders, complaints on inpatient wards, service user-led teaching for medical students and the analysis of large datasets.

Publications

Taube, C., Mentzel, C., Glue, P., & Barak, Y. (2024). Aging of persons with schizophrenia: Analysis of a national dataset. International Psychogeriatrics, 36(1), 43-50. doi: 10.1017/S1041610223000145

Corfe-Tan, J., McLay, L., & Mentzel, C. (2023). Prescription of sodium valproate to women of childbearing potential in Southern District Mental Health Services in New Zealand. Australasian Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/10398562231197286

Kew, B. M., Porter, R. J., Douglas, K. M., Glue, P., Mentzel, C. L., & Beaglehole, B. (2023). Ketamine and psychotherapy for the treatment of psychiatric disorders: Systematic review. BJPsych Open, 9, e79. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2023.53

Mentzel, C., Taube, C., Glue, P., & Barak, Y. (2023). Older adults with schizophrenia and dementia: Analysis of a national dataset [Brief report]. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 42, 609-612. doi: 10.1111/ajag.13187

Mentzel, C., Glue, P., Greco, P., & Barak, Y. (2023). Analysing realistic effects of modifiable risk factors for dementia in a large national dataset. Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics, 105, 104852. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2022.104852

Taube, C., Mentzel, C., Glue, P., & Barak, Y. (2024). Aging of persons with schizophrenia: Analysis of a national dataset. International Psychogeriatrics, 36(1), 43-50. doi: 10.1017/S1041610223000145

Journal - Research Article

Corfe-Tan, J., McLay, L., & Mentzel, C. (2023). Prescription of sodium valproate to women of childbearing potential in Southern District Mental Health Services in New Zealand. Australasian Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/10398562231197286

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, C., Glue, P., Greco, P., & Barak, Y. (2023). Analysing realistic effects of modifiable risk factors for dementia in a large national dataset. Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics, 105, 104852. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2022.104852

Journal - Research Article

Willems, A. E., Mentzel, C. L., Bakker, P. R., van Os, J., Tenback, D. E., Gelan, P., … van Harten, P. N. (2022). Movement disorders and mortality in severely mentally ill patients: The Curacao Extrapyramidal Syndromes Study XIV. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 48(4), 766-773. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbac037

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, C. L., Bakker, P. R., van Os, J., Drukker, M., Matroos, G. E., Hoek, H. W., … van Harten, P. N. (2017). Effect of antipsychotic type and dose changes on tardive dyskinesia and parkinsonism severity in patients with a serious mental illness: The Curaçao extrapyramidal syndromes study XII. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 78(3), e279-e285. doi: 10.4088/JCP.16m11049

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, C. L., Bakker, P. R., van Os, J., Drukker, M., Matroos, G. E., Tijssen, M., & van Harten, P. N. (2017). Blink rate is associated with drug-induced parkinsonism in patients with severe mental illness, but does not meet requirements to serve as a clinical test: The Curaçao extrapyramidal syndromes study XIII. Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine, 16(1). doi: 10.1186/s12952-017-0079-y

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, C. L., Bakker, P. R., van Os, J., Drukker, M., van den Oever, M. R. H., Matroos, G. E., … van Harten, P. N. (2017). Risk factors for tremor in a population of patients with severe mental illness: An 18-year prospective study in a geographically representative sample (The Curaçao extrapyramidal syndromes study XI). Tremor & Other Hyperkinetic Movements, 7. doi: 10.7916/D8GH9QHC

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, T. Q., Lieverse, R., Levens, A., Mentzel, C. L., Tenback, D. E., Bakker, P. R., … van Harten, P. N. (2016). Reliability and validity of an instrument for the assessment of bradykinesia. Psychiatry Research, 238, 189-195. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.02.011

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, T. Q., Mentzel, C. L., Mentzel, S. V., Lieverse, R., Daanen, H. A. M., & van Harten, P. N. (2016). Instrumental assessment of bradykinesia: A comparison between motor tasks. IEEE Journal of Biomedical & Health Informatics, 20(2), 521-526. doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2015.2412656

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, C. L., Tenback, D. E., Tijssen, M. A. J., & van Harten, P. N. (2015). Ernstige, therapieresistente tardieve dyskinesie: Is diepe hersenstimulatie een behandeloptie? [Severe treatment-resistant tardive dystonia: Is deep brain stimulation a treatment option?]. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 57(2), 125-131.

Journal - Research Article

van Harten, P. N., Bakker, P. R., Mentzel, C. L., Tijssen, M. A., & Tenback, D. E. (2015). Movement disorders and psychosis, a complex marriage. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 5, 190. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2014.00190

Journal - Research Article

Mentzel, C. L., Tenback, D. E., Tijssen, M. A. J., Visser-Vandewalle, V. E. R. M., & van Harten, P. N. (2012). Efficacy and safety of deep brain stimulation in patients with medication-induced tardive dyskinesia and/or dystonia: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73(11), 1434-1438. doi: 10.4088/JCP.12r07643

Journal - Research Article

Kew, B. M., Porter, R. J., Douglas, K. M., Glue, P., Mentzel, C. L., & Beaglehole, B. (2023). Ketamine and psychotherapy for the treatment of psychiatric disorders: Systematic review. BJPsych Open, 9, e79. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2023.53

Journal - Research Other

Mentzel, C., Taube, C., Glue, P., & Barak, Y. (2023). Older adults with schizophrenia and dementia: Analysis of a national dataset [Brief report]. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 42, 609-612. doi: 10.1111/ajag.13187

Journal - Research Other

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