John Strachan

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As the role of fathers within families continues to evolve, understanding how these changes impact life satisfaction is needed. This is especially relevant for fathers who have children with disabilities; therefore, this study sought to understand the group differences between fathers of children with and without disabilities. A survey design was used that(More)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is higher in people with mental illness and is associated with a 30 year higher mortality rate in this population. Erythrocyte docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) plus eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (omega-3 index)≤4% is a marker for increased mortality risk from CVD while >8% is protective. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are also(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this survey was to identify all the publicly funded memory clinics in the 21 District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand. METHOD Information on the provision of memory clinics was obtained by emailing the old age psychiatrists' group and making telephone contact with clinicians working in old age psychiatry/geriatric services. A(More)
INTRODUCTION HoNOS (Health of the Nation Outcomes Scale) is an outcome measure used by mental health professionals aiming to give a snapshot of a person's psychiatric symptoms and psychosocial functioning. AIM HoNOS65+ was introduced as a routine outcome measure in our service as part of the New Zealand Mental Health Standard Measures of Assessment and(More)
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