Lecturer in Mental Health, University of York

Ian is a lecturer in mental health in the Department of Health Sciences, with an interest in the relationship between substance use and mental health (Dual Diagnosis).

Ian trained and worked as a mental health nurse in South London, working with people who had a severe mental health problem and used drugs or alcohol problematically. He joined the Department in 2004 as a lecturer. His interest in this client group has continued through his work with teams who come into contact with such clients, and also facilitating sessions in this area.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Mental Health, The University of York

Publications

  • 2016
    Rebranding schizophrenia is unlikely to reduce stigma., BMJ
  • 2016
    The need for health warnings about cannabis and psychosis., The Lancet Psychiatry
  • 2016
    Patients in trials of antidepressants are not typical of those in everyday practice., BMJ
  • 2016
    Cannabis matters ? Treatment responses to increasing cannabis presentations in addiction services in England., Drugs, Education, Prevention and Policy
  • 2016
    Could campaigns like Dry January do more harm than good ?, BMJ
  • 2015
    Cannabis psychosis, gender matters., Advances in Dual Diagnosis
  • 2015
    Psychotropic induced sexual dysfunction for people with a dual diagnosis., Advances in Dual Diagnosis
  • 2015
    The impact of assertive outreach teams on hospital admissions for psychosis, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursiing
  • 2014
    The emerging cannabis treatment population, Drugs and Alcohol Today
  • 2014
    The 10 most important debates surrounding Dual Diagnosis, Advances in Dual Diagnosis
  • 2013
    Drug interactions and dual diagnosis, Advances in Dual Diagnosis
  • 2013
    Effect of reclassification of cannabis on hospital admissions for cannabis psychosis: A time series analysis., International Journal of Drug Policy