Dr Peter Raven


Personal Profile

Name: Peter Raven Email: p.raven@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: 2076790859
Department: Medical Student Administration Fax:
Position: Senior Clinical Lecturer Address: , , ,
Research Domain: Web Page:  


Research Description

Research Activities

Education Description

Management of MBBS course; Student support and progression; Student-Selected Components (SSCs); Firm-based teaching in Psychiatry; Medical Education research and scholarship

UCL Collaborators

External Collaborators



    • Serfaty M, Raven PW (2012). Novel melatonin-based treatments for major depression. LANCET, 379(9812), 217 - 217.
    • Cook V, Griffin AE, Hayden J, Hinson J, Raven P (2012). Supporting students with disability and health issues: lowering the social barriers. Medical Education, , - . doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2012.04267.x
    • Serfaty MA, Raven PW (2012). Could melatonin be a more suitable alternative to synthetic melatonin agonists?. Lancet, 379, 217 - 217.


    • Hinson JP, Griffin A, Raven PW (2011). How to support medical students in difficulty: Tips for GP tutors. Education for Primary Care, 22(1), 32 - 35.


    • Serfaty MA, Osborne D, Buszewicz MJ, Blizard R, Raven PW (2010). A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of treatment as usual plus exogenous slow-release melatonin (6 mg) or placebo for sleep disturbance and depressed mood.. Int Clin Psychopharmacol, 25(3), 132 - 142. doi:10.1097/YIC.0b013e32832c260b


    • Sturrock A, Etheridge L, Woolf K, Raven P, Boursicot K, Dacre J (2009). Drawing the line: A qualitative analysis of the words doctors use to judge the acceptability and unacceptability of their peers' clinical practice.


    • Raven PW, Griffin AE, Hinson JP (2008). Supporting students with disabilities using a 'student support card' scheme. MED EDUC, 42(11), 1142 - 1143. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2008.03210.x
    • Sturrock A, Etheridge L, Raven P, Cook T, Dacre J (2008). The Royal Free and University College Medical School experience of serious concerns forms during final year assessments.
    • Sturrock A, Raven P, Boursicot K, Dacre J (2008). What descriptors are used by clinicians when assessing their peers in an OSCE?.


    • Raven PW, Hinson JP (2007). Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and the menopause: an update.. Menopause Int, 13(2), 75 - 78. doi:10.1258/175404507780796370
    • Bruce AJ, Ritchie CW, Blizard R, Lai R, Raven P (2007). The incidence of delirium associated with orthopedic surgery: a meta-analytic review. International Psychogeriatrics, 19(2), 197 - 214. doi:10.1017/S104161020600425X
    • Walters K, Raven PW, Rosenthal J, Russell J, Humphrey C, Buszewicz M (2007). Teaching undergraduate psychiatry in primary care: the impact on student learning and attitudes. Medical Education, 41(1), 100 - 108. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2929.2006.02653.x
    • Sampson EL, Raven PR, Ndhlovu PN, Vallance A, Garlick N, Watts J, Blanchard MR, Bruce A, Blizard R, Ritchie CW (2007). A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of donepezil hydrochloride (Aricept) for reducing the incidence of postoperative delirium after elective total hip replacement.. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22(4), 343 - 349. doi:10.1002/gps.1679


    • Hinson JP, Raven PW (2006). Effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on adrenal function. BEST PRACT RES CL EN, 20(1), 111 - 120. doi:10.1016/j.beem.2005.09.006
    • Kosti O, Raven PW, Renshaw D, Hinson JP (2006). Intra-adrenal mechanisms in the response to chronic stress: investigation in a rat model of emotionality. J ENDOCRINOL, 189(2), 211 - 218. doi:10.1677/joe.1.06638


    • Sampson EL, Ritchie CW, Lai R, Raven PW, Blanchard MR (2005). A systematic review of the scientific evidence for the efficacy of a palliative care approach in advanced dementia. International Psychogeriatrics, 17(1), 31 - 40. doi:10.1017/S1041610205001018
    • Walters K, Osborn D, Raven PW (2005). The development, validity and reliability of a multimodality objective structured clinical examination in psychiatry. Medical Education, 39(3), 292 - 298. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2929.2005.02091.x


    • Kaviani K, Gray JA, Checkley SA, Raven PW, Wilson G, Kumari V (2004). Affective modulation of the startle response in depression: Influence of the severity of depression, anhedonia and anxiety.
    • Kaviani H, Gray JA, Checkley SA, Raven PW, Wilson GD, Kumari V (2004). Affective modulation of the startle response in depression: influence of the severity of depression, anhedonia and anxiety.. Journal of Affective Disorders, 83, 21 - 31.
    • Kumari V, Kaviani H, Gray J, Checkley S, Raven PW, Wilson G, Kumari V (2004). Affective modulation of the startle response in depression: Influence of the severity of depression, anhedonia and anxiety.
    • Hinson J, Raven P (2004). Dehydroepiandrosterone. In Rees M, Mander T (Ed.), Managing the menopause without oestrogen (pp. 57 - 61). : Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd.


    • Serfaty MA, Osborne D, Buszewicz MJ, Raven PW (2003). The effect of Exogeneous Melatonin in Major Depression. Chronobiology International, 20(6), 1191 - 1192.


    • Serfaty M, Kennell-Webb S, Warner J, Blizard R, Raven P (2002). Double blind randomised placebo controlled trial of low dose melatonin for sleep disorders in dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 17(12), 1120 - 1127.


    • Kumari V, Kaviani H, Raven PW, Gray JA, Checkley SA (2001). Enhanced startle reactions to acoustic stimuli in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 158(1), 134 - 136.
    • Walters K, Buszewicz M, Raven PW (2001). An integrated model for teaching psychiatry in the community. Academic Medicine, 76(5), 563 - 564. doi:10.1097/00001888-200105000-00112
    • Raven PW, Kapas S, Carroll M, Hinson JP (2001). Aldosterone secretion by the rat adrenal cortex is stimulated by the activation of protease-activated receptor 1. Journal of Endocrinology, 169(3), 581 - 585.


    • Hinson JP, Raven PW (1999). DHEA deficiency syndrome: a new term for old age?. J ENDOCRINOL, 163(1), 1 - 5.


    • Buszewicz M, Rosenthal J, Raven P, Gill D (1998). Teaching psychiatry in general practice.