George Gillett

George Gillett
King's College London | KCL · Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience

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Aims To provide a fresh insight into the extent digital phenotyping methods have been employed to measure or detect social behaviour in patients with SMIs; with a closer look at those used in Bipolar Disorder (BD); to give findings on the validity, reliability, acceptability and tolerability of these digital phenotyping methods. Methods Using spec...
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The normal spectrum trait measures of mood instability and impulsivity are implicated in and comprise core symptoms of several psychiatric disorders. A bidirectional relationship between these traits and sleep disturbance and circadian rhythm dysfunction has been hypothesised, although has not been systematically assessed using objective measures i...
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Introduction Differences in the relationship between mood and digital communication metrics have been shown to act as a diagnostic marker in Bipolar Disorder (BD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Anxiety has been associated with mobile-phone use in non-clinical populations, although a potential association between anxiety and digital comm...
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Aims Previous research suggests the prevalence of mental health conditions among medical inpatients may be as high as 38%. Anecdotally, junior doctors report lacking the confidence, knowledge and skills to assess and treat patients with psychiatric conditions. Identifying this unmet need offers potential to improve standards of care and achieve par...
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Aims To design & develop a clinically scalable personalised health record and patient portal to; Improve patient safety through improved communication and information sharing between staff, patients and carers, and improved access to safety plans for patients. Increase the uptake of virtual appointments and video calls rather than over-reliance on...
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Aims To assess concordance with guidelines on monitoring vitamin D levels and prescribing prophylaxis or replacement. To assess the association between the implementation of local guidelines and prevalence of vitamin D deficiency. Background Vitamin D deficiency is associated with various adverse health outcomes including osteoporosis, fractures a...
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Background: Remote monitoring and digital phenotyping harbor potential to aid clinical diagnosis, predict episode course and recognize early signs of mental health crises. Digital communication metrics, such as phone call and short message service (SMS) use may represent novel biomarkers of mood and diagnosis in Bipolar Disorder (BD) and Borderline...
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A previously healthy 51-year-old woman presented to the ED with a one-week history of malaise, myalgia, unsteadiness, and an intermittent mild headache. Physical examination revealed neurological signs including a broad-based gait and bilateral low amplitude tremor. Laboratory testing of electrolytes revealed acute severe hyponatremia (115 mmol/L)....
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A previously fit and well 37-year-old male healthcare worker presented with confusion, psychotic symptoms and a suicide attempt in the context of a new COVID-19 diagnosis. Following surgical interventions and an extended admission to the intensive care unit, he made a good recovery in terms of both his physical and mental health. A number of factor...
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Digital phenotyping (such as using live data from personal digital devices on sleep, activity and social media interactions) to monitor and interpret people's current mental state is a newly emerging development in psychiatry. This article offers an imaginary insight into its future potential for both psychiatrist and patient.
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There is increasing interest in clinical prediction models in psychiatry, which focus on developing multivariate algorithms to guide personalized diagnostic or management decisions. The main target of these models is the prediction of treatment response to different antidepressant therapies. This is because the ability to predict response based on...
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AIMS & HYPOTHESIS To assess the frequency with which the NICE guidance for monitoring psychiatric symptoms in patients starting steroid treatment is met in a general hospital inpatient setting. BACKGROUND Psychiatric side effects are common following the administration of steroids. In acute settings, frequent side effects include memory impairment...
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AUDIT AIMS: To assess documentation of coexisting mental health conditions among surgical inpatient admissions, to assess frequency at which surgical inpatients have their mental health needs discussed and to assess frequency at which patients’ pre-admission psychiatric medications are prescribed on admission to general hospital, as per NCEPOD & NI...
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Purpose of Review Technological advances offer the potential to better characterise the symptoms and mechanisms of psychiatric disorders. This review provides an overview of how remote monitoring might inform understanding of mood and anxiety disorders, and may be used by clinicians to predict clinical outcomes and treatment response. The review al...
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Why are the diagnostic criteria of some psychiatric disorders standardised by gender while others are not? Why standardise symptom questionnaires by gender but not other personal characteristics such as ethnicity, socioeconomic class or sexual orientation? And how might our changing attitudes towards gender, born from scientific research and changi...
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Our results highlight areas frequently not documented in first assessments at a GIC, including risk factors for hormone treatment, sexual health and clinician recommendations. These results may represent areas where clinical documentation of first assessments can be enhanced, when relevant to the care of individual clients. Our audit process also h...
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As the prevalence of dementia increases across the Western world, there is a growing interest in advance care planning, by which patients may make decisions on behalf of their future selves. Under which ethical principles is this practice justified? I assess the justification for advance care planning put forward by the philosopher Ronald Dworkin,...

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