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.
Lecturer in Mental Health, The University of York
A national prescription drug line could help assess the non-medical use of prescription drugs., BMJ
The need for health warnings about cannabis and psychosis., The Lancet Psychiatry
Cannabis matters? Treatment responses to increasing cannabis presentations in addiction services in England., Drugs Education Prevention and Policy
Guidance is needed on synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists and cannabis., BMJ
Could campaigns like Dry January do more harm than good ?, BMJ
Rebranding schizophrenia is unlikely to reduce stigma., BMJ
Cannabis psychosis, gender matters., Advances in Dual Diagnosis
The impact of assertive outreach teams on hospital admissions for psychosis, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursiing
Psychotropic induced sexual dysfunction for people with a dual diagnosis., Advances in Dual Diagnosis
The emerging cannabis treatment population, Drugs and Alcohol Today
The 10 most important debates surrounding Dual Diagnosis, Advances in Dual Diagnosis
Drug interactions and dual diagnosis, Advances in Dual Diagnosis
Effect of reclassification of cannabis on hospital admissions for cannabis psychosis: A time series analysis., International Journal of Drug Policy