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Health Sciences profile

Associate Professor Giles Newton-Howes

PositionAssociate Professor
DepartmentDepartment of Psychological Medicine (Wellington)
Research summaryPsychiatry

Research

Giles trained in psychiatry at Imperial College in London, undertaking five years of clinical work in the Hawke's Bay before accepting a role in the Department of Psychological Medicine. He is a general adult consultant psychiatrist with a sub-specialty in substance misuse psychiatry. His research interests include the clinical understanding of personality disorders, particularly as they relate to psychiatric patients and mental state disorder. He is also interested in the interface between psychiatry and society, particularly the application of coercive practices.

Publications

Newton-Howes, G., & Ryan, C. J. (2017). The use of community treatment orders in competent patients is not justified. British Journal of Psychiatry, 210(5), 311-312. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.116.193920

Newton-Howes, G. (2017). Cannabis as medicine. BMJ, 357, j2130. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2130

Newton-Howes, G., & Boden, J. M. (2016). Relation between age of first drinking and mental health and alcohol and drug disorders in adulthood: Evidence from a 35 year cohort study. Addiction, 111(4), 637-644. doi: 10.1111/add.13230

Newton-Howes, G., Clark, L. A., & Chanen, A. (2015). Personality disorder across the life course. Lancet, 385(9969), 727-734. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(14)61283-6

Newton-Howes, G., Tyrer, P., Johnson, T., Mulder, R., Kool, S., Dekker, J., & Schoeveres, R. (2014). Influence of personality on the outcome of treatment in depression: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28(4), 577-593. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2013_27_070

Journal - Research Article

Newton-Howes, G. M., Foulds, J. A., Guy, N. H., Boden, J. M., & Mulder, R. T. (2017). Personality disorder and alcohol treatment outcome: Systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 211(1), 22-30. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.116.194720

Newton-Howes, G., Levack, W. M. M., McBride, S., Gilmore, M., & Tester, R. (2016). Non-physiological mechanisms influencing disulfiram treatment of alcohol use disorder: A grounded theory study. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 165, 126-131. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.05.027

Newton-Howes, G., & Boden, J. M. (2016). Relation between age of first drinking and mental health and alcohol and drug disorders in adulthood: Evidence from a 35 year cohort study. Addiction, 111(4), 637-644. doi: 10.1111/add.13230

Newton-Howes, G., Clark, L. A., & Chanen, A. (2015). Personality disorder across the life course. Lancet, 385(9969), 727-734. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(14)61283-6

Newton-Howes, G., Tyrer, P., Johnson, T., Mulder, R., Kool, S., Dekker, J., & Schoeveres, R. (2014). Influence of personality on the outcome of treatment in depression: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28(4), 577-593. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2013_27_070

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Journal - Research Other

Newton-Howes, G. (2017). Cannabis as medicine. BMJ, 357, j2130. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2130

Newton-Howes, G., & Ryan, C. J. (2017). The use of community treatment orders in competent patients is not justified. British Journal of Psychiatry, 210(5), 311-312. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.116.193920

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