July Open Day (2014) - UCL Division of Psychiatry

  • Are you interested in studying in the Division of Psychiatry at UCL?
  • Have you been offered a place on or do you plan to apply for the new MSc in Mental Health Sciences Research or MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences?
  • Would you like to meet some of the course staff on our new MScs?
  • Would you like to hear some more details about the modules on our new MScs?

The event will be taking place on 21st July between 13.30 and 17.00. 

We will be holding this event at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies building at 16 TAVITON STREET, LONDON, WC1H 0BW – room 347

Athena SWAN Silver Award

Published MSc Studies

Selected papers based on MSc dissertations from our Division:

Afia Ali

Ali, A., Strydom, A., Hassiotis, A., Williams, R., & King, M. (2008). A measure of perceived stigma in people with intellectual disability. Br J Psychiatry, 193(5), 410-415 Link

Laura Allison

Allison, L. & Moncrieff, J. (in press). ‘Rapid tranquilisation’: an historical perspective on its emergence in the context of the development of the development of antipsychotic medications. History of Psychiatry.

Diana Andrea-Barron

Andrea-Barron, D., Strydom, A., & Hassiotis, A. (2008). What to tell and how to tell: a qualitative study of information sharing in research for adults with intellectual disability. J Med Ethics,34(6), 501-506 Link

Jose Carbonell

J, Allen R, Kalsi G, McQuillin A, Livingston G, Katona C, Walker Z, Katz A, Rands G, Stevens T, Crossan I, Curtis D, Gurling H (2003). Variation in the DCP1 gene,encoding the angiotensin converting enzyme ACE, is not associated with increased susceptibility to Alzheimer’s disease. Psychiatric Genetics 13 47-50 Link

Giuseppe Carrà

Carrà G and Johnson S (2009) Variations in rates and patterns of comorbid substance misuse between mental health settings and geographical areas in the UK. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 44: 429-447 Link

Carra, G, Johnson S, Bebbington P et al. (2012) The lifetime and past-year prevalence of dual diagnosis in people with schizophrenia across Europe: findings from the European Schizophrenia Cohort (EuroSC) Epub ahead of print European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. http://www.springerlink.com/content/3753788781674163/

Diana Chan

Diana ChanChan, D and Livingston, G and Jones, L and Sampson, EL (2012) Grief reactions in dementia carers: A systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2012 Mar 8. doi: 10.1002/gps.3795. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/gps.3795/abstract;jsessionid=79906E09D9234D117203DFFB72D92A03.d01t04

Claudia Cooper

Cooper C, Robertson MMR, Livingston G (2003) Psychological Morbidity and Caregiver *Burden* in Parents of Children with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome compared with Parents of Children with Asthma Journal of the American academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 42 (11) 1370-5 Link

Mary-Anne Cotton

Cotton MA, Johnson S, Bindman J., Sandor A, White IR, Thornicroft G, Nolan F, Pilling S, Hoult J, McKenzie N and Bebbington P (2007) An investigation of factors associated with hospital admission despite the presence of crisis resolution teams. BMC Psychiatry Link

Nadia Dabbagh

Dabbagh N, Johnson S, Blizard R and King M (2011) Muslim adolescent mental health in the UK: an exploratory cross-sectional school survey. International Journal and Mental Health Epub ahead of print.


Kalpana Dein

Dein K, Livingston G, Bench C (2007) Why did I become a psychiatrist? Psychiatric Bulletin 31 227-230 Link

Angeles Diaz Caneja

Diaz Caneja A and Johnson S (2006) The views and experiences of severely mentally ill mothers. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 39: 472-482 Link

Dominic Dougall

Watson S, Gallagher P, Dougall D, Porter R, Moncrieff J, Ferrier IN, Young AH. (2013) Childhood trauma in bipolar disorder. Aust NZJ Psychiatry, epub ahead of print, Dec 16th 2013 Link

Yogesh Ganeshilingham

Ganeshelingham Y, Cooper C, Livingston G (2008) Variation in referral patterns and acetylcholinesterase inhibitor prescribing for patients with cognitive impairment from 1999-2007: the relationship with NICE guidelines. Psychiatric Bulletin 32: 265 - 267 Link

Ratna Ghosh

Ghosh R and Killaspy H (2010) A national survey of assertive community treatment services. Journal of Mental Health Early http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/apl/cjmh/2010/00000019/00000006/art00005

Nicola Higgins

Higgins N, Livingston G and Katona C (2004) Concordance therapy: An intervention to help older people take antidepressants Journal of Affective Disorders 81(3):287-91  Link

Kiziya Iwatu

Insight and other predictors of physical examination refusal in psychotic illness. Journal of Mental Helath August 2011, Vol. 20, No. 4 , Pages 319-327


Sarah Jonas

Jonas, S, Bebbington, P., McManus, S., Meltzer, H., Jenkins, R., Kuipers, E., Cooper, C., King, M. and Brugha, T. (2010) Sexual abuse in England: results from the 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey. E(Pub) ahead of publication Psychological Medicine Link

Katherine Kasiakogia-Worlley

Kasiakogia-Worlley K, McQuillin A, Lydall GJ, Patel S, Kottalgi G, Gunwardena P, Cherian R, Rao H, Hillman A, Gobikrishnan N, Douglas E, Qureshi SY, Jauhar S, Ball D, Okane A, Owens L, Dedman A, Sharp SI, Kandaswamy R, Guerrini I, Thomson AD, Smith I, Dar K, Morgan MY, Gurling HM. (2011). Lack of allelic association between markers at the DRD2 and ANKK1 gene loci with the alcohol-dependence syndrome and criminal activity. Psychiatr Genet. 323-4 Link

Barnaby Major

Major B, Hinton M, Flint A, Chalmers-Brown A, McLoughlin K and Johnson S. (2010) Evidence of the effectiveness of a specialist vocational intervention following first episode psychosis: a naturalistic prospective cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 45: 1-8 Link

Steven Marwaha

Marwaha S and Livingston G (2002) Stigma, racism or choice. Why do ethnic elders avoid psychiatrists? Journal of Affective Disorders 72-73 257-265 Link

Kate Maxmin

Maxmin K, Cooper C, Potter L, Livingston G (2009) Mental capacity to consent to treatment and admission decisions in older adult psychiatric inpatients. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 24: 1367-1375 Link

Naaheed Mukadam

Mukadam, N and Cooper, C and Basit, B and Livingston, G (2011) Why do ethnic elders present later to UK dementia services? A qualitative study. International Psychogeriatrics , 23 (7) 1070 - 1077. 10.1017/S1041610211000214.

Mukadam, N and Cooper, C and Livingston, G (2011) A systematic review of ethnicity and pathways to care in dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry , 26 (1) 12 - 20. 10.1002/gps.2484.

Sara Minot

Bebbington, P.E., Cooper, C., Minot, S., Brugha, T.S., Jenkins R., Meltzer, H. & Dennis, M. Suicide attempts, gender and sexual abuse: Data from the British psychiatric morbidity survey 2000. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166: 1135-114 Link

Tanya Nelson

Nelson T, Johnson S and Bebbington P (2009) Satisfaction an burnout among staff of crisis resolution, assertive outreach and community mental health teams. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 46: 541-549Matthew ParadiseParadise M, Walker Z, Cooper C, Regan C, Blizard R, Katona C, Livingston G (2009) Prediction of survival in Alzheimer’s disease– The LASER-AD longitudinal study. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 24 (7): 739-47 Link

Matthew Paradise

Paradise M, Cooper C, Livingston G (2009) Systematic Review of the effect of eduction on survival in  Alzheimer’s disease International Psychogeriatrics 21:1; 25-32 Link

Tor Pettit

Pettit T, Livingston G, Manela M, Kitchen G, Bowling A, Katona C, (2001) Validation and norms in health status instruments in older people: The Islington study. International J of Geriatric Psychiatry 16, 11, 1061-1070 Link

Ciaran Regan

Regan C, Katona C, Walker Z and Livingston G (2005). Exercise and depression in Alzheimer’s disease. The LASER-AD study. Int Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 20 261-268 Link

Barbora Richardson

Richardson B, Kitchen G and Livingston G (2002) The effect of education on knowledge and practice in suspected abuse of older people: a randomized controlled trial. Age and Ageing 31: 335-341 Link

Barbora Richardson

Richardson B, Kitchen G, Livingston G (2003) Developing the KAMA Knowledge and management of abuse) Instrument. Age and Ageing 32 286-291 Link

Andre Strydom

Strydom A, Hassiotis and Livingston G (2005) Mental Health and social care needs of older people with LD-early findings. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability18 229-235 Link

Martin Schmidt

Schmidt MM, Sharma A, Schifano F and Feinmann C (2010) Legal highs on the net - evaluation of UK-based products, websites and product information. Forensic Science

Sharif Ghali

Ghali, S., Fisher, H. L., Joyce, J., Major, B., Hobbs, L., Soni, S., ... & Johnson, S. (2013). Ethnic variations in pathways into early intervention services for psychosis. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(4), 277-283. Link

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