Find links to research articles produced by APP or those working with APP. If you are unable to access the full text of any of the articles, copies are available from the APP office.
Contact us.

Information and support needs during recovery from Postpartum Psychosis. J Heron; N Gilbert; C Dolman; S Shah; I Beare; S Dearden; N Muckelroy; I Jones; and J Ives. Arch Womens Ment health. 2012 June; 15(3): 155-85.

Genetic analysis implicates vascular endothelial growth factor receptor pathways in postpartum psychosis. Green EK, Hamshere M, Robertson E, Heron J, Jones L, Forty L, Gordon-Smith K, Holmans P, Craddock N, Jones I. Submitted.

Risk of puerperal and non-puerperal recurrence of illness following bipolar affective puerperal (post-partum) psychosisAbstractRobertson E, Jones I, Haque S, Holder R, Craddock N, Br J Psychiatry , Volume 186 (March 2005) pp.258-259 Lay Summary

The characteristics of women who increase and decrease in depression in the postpartum period: the importance of considering bipolarity. Maudgil, J. Heron, M.S. Haque, F. Oyebode, I. Jones. Submitted.

Interventions for the prevention and treatment of postpartum psychosis: a systematic review. Doucet S, Jones I, Letourneau N, Dennis CL, Blackmore ER, Arch Women Ment Hlth , Volume 14 , 2 (April 2011) pp.89-98

The management of bipolar disorder in the perinatal period and risk factors for postpartum relapse. K. Doyle, J. Heron, G. Berrisford, L Jones, J Whitmore, G. Wainscott, and F. Oyebode. European Psychiatry 2011 Lay Summary

Differentiation and clinical implications of postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. Doucet S, Dennis CL, Letourneau N, Blackmore ER. Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG. 2009; 38(3):269-79.

Cognitive style, personality and vulnerability to postnatal depression. Jones L, Scott J, Cooper C, Forty L, Smith KG, Sham P, Farmer A, McGuffin P, Craddock N, Jones I, Br J Psychiatry , Volume 196 , 3 (March 2010) pp.200-205

The classification of perinatal mood disorders–suggestions for DSMV and ICD11. Jones I, Cantwell R, Nosology Working Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Perinatal Section None, Arch Womens Ment Health , Volume 13 , 1 (February 2010) pp.33-36

Postnatal Hypomania: Future perspectives. Heron J & Oyebode F. Neuropsychiatry, February 2011, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 55-60.

Management of postnatal depression in primary care: a window of opportunity. Tait L, Heron J. British Journal of General Practice. 2010 Nov;60(580):801-2.

Parenting outcomes following co-joined Mother and Baby Unit admissions over a 10 year period. Whitmore J, Heron J, Wainscott G. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. April 2010.

Jones I, Heron J, Robertson Blackmore E. Book chapter: Puerperal Psychosis. In Oxford Textbook of Women’s Mental Health, Dora Kohen Ed, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Measuring hypomania in the postpartum: a comparison of the Highs Scale and the Altman Mania Rating Scale. S. Smith, J. Heron, S. Haque, P. Clarke, F. Oyebode, I. Jones. Arch Womens Ment Health. May 2009 Lay Summary

A longitudinal study of hypomania and depression in pregnancy and the postpartum. Heron J, Haque S, Oyebode F, Craddock N, Jones I. Bipolar Disorders, Apr 2009; Vol. 11, No. 4., pp. 410-417 Lay Summary

Early postpartum symptoms in puerperal psychosis. Heron J, McGuiness M, Blackmore Robertson E, Craddock N, Jones I. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2008, Feb, 115 (3): 348-353 Lay Summary

The incidence of hospitalisation for postpartum psychotic and bipolar episodes. Jones I, Heron J, Robertson Blackmore E, Craddock N. Archives of General Psychiatry. March 2008; 65, 3.

No ‘latent period’ in the onset of bipolar affective puerperal psychosis. Heron J, Robertson Blackmore E, McGuinness M, Craddock N, Jones I. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2007 Apr;10(2):79-81 Lay Summary

Bipolar Affective Puerperal Psychosis – genome-wide significant evidence for linkage to chromosome 16. Jones I, Hamshere M, Nangle JM, Bennett P, Green E, Heron J, Segurado R, Lambert D, Holmans P, Corvin A, Owen M, Jones L, Gill M, Craddock N. Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Jul;164(7):1099-104 Lay Summary

Mood and anxiety disorders in women. Heron J. British Journal of Psychiatry. 2007 191: 271-272.

Postnatal hypomania in the clinical and non-clinical population: prevalence, implications and risk factors. Heron J. PhD Thesis. University of Birmingham. 2006.

Postnatal euphoria: are ‘the highs’ an indicator of bipolarity? Heron J, Craddock N, Jones I. Bipolar Disord. 2005 Apr;7(2):103-10.

Management of postnatal depression. Musters C, McDonald E, Jones I, Brit Med J , Volume 337 , 7666 (August 2008)

Eileithyla’s mischief: The organic psychoses of pregnancy, parturition and the puerperium. Jones I, Brit J Psychiat , Volume 193 , 1 (July 2008) pp.84-84

Is the perimenopause a time of increased risk of recurrence in women with a history of bipolar affective postpartum psychosis? A case series. Blackmore ER, Craddock N, Walters J, Jones I, Arch Women Ment Hlth , Volume 11 , 1 (February 2008) pp.75-78 Lay Summary

Clinical presentation of postnatal and non-postnatal depressive episodes. Cooper C, Jones L, Dunn E, Forty L, Haque S, Oyebode F, Craddock N, Jones I, Psychol Med , Volume 37 , 9 (September 2007) pp.1273-1280

Psychiatric disorders and pregnancy ?Jones I, Brit J Psychiat , Volume 190 (February 2007) pp.184-185

Familiarity of postpartum depression in unipolar disorder: results of a family study. Forty L, Jones L, Macgregor S, Caesar S, Cooper C, Hough A, Dean L, Dave S, Farmer A, McGuffin P, Brewster S, Craddock N, Jones I, Am J Psychiatry , Volume 163 , 9 (September 2006) pp.1549-1553

Associations among postpartum depression, eating disorders, and perfectionism in a population-based sample of adult women ?Mazzeo SE, Landt MCTSO, Jones I, Mitchell K, Kendler KS, Neale MC, Aggen SH, Bulik CM, Int J Eat Disorder , Volume 39 , 3 (April 2006)

Obstetric variables associated with bipolar affective puerperal psychosis. ?Blackmore ER, Jones I, Doshi M, Haque S, Holder R, Brockington I, Craddock N, Br J Psychiatry , Volume 188 (January 2006) pp.32-36pp.202-211 Lay Summary

Recurrence of post-partum and non-post-parturn psychosis – Reply ?Jones I, Robertson-Blackmore E, Craddock N, Brit J Psychiat , Volume 187 (September 2005) pp.289-289

Bipolar disorder and childbirth: the importance of recognising risk. Jones I, Craddock N, Br J Psychiatry , Volume 186 (June 2005) pp.453-454 Lay Summary

Risk of puerperal and non-puerperal recurrence of illness following bipolar affective puerperal (post-partum) psychosis. ?Robertson E, Jones I, Haque S, Holder R, Craddock N, Br J Psychiatry , Volume 186 (March 2005) pp.258-259

Variation in the coding sequence and flanking splice junctions of the estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) gene does not play an important role in genetic susceptibility to bipolar disorder or bipolar affective puerperal psychosis. ?Middle F, Jones I, Robertson E, Morey J, Lendon C, Craddock N, Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet , Volume 118B , 1 (April 2003) pp.72-75

Do puerperal psychotic episodes identify a more familial subtype of bipolar disorder? Results of a family history study. ?Jones I, Craddock N, Psychiatr Genet , Volume 12 , 3 (September 2002) pp.177-180

Is the estrogen regulated expression of the serotonin transporter gene modulated by the VNTR polymorphism: A possible mechanism for increased risk for bipolar affective puerperal psychosis? ?Coyle NE, Lambert JC, Middle F, Robertson E, Jones I, Craddock N, Lendon C, Am J Med Genet , Volume 105 , 7 (October 2001) pp.619-619

Familiarity of the puerperal trigger in bipolar disorder: results of a family study. ?Jones I, Craddock N, Am J Psychiatry , Volume 158 , 6 (June 2001) pp.913-917

Molecular genetic approaches to puerperal psychosis. ?Jones I, Lendon C, Coyle N, Robertson E, Brockington I, Craddock N, Prog Brain Res , Volume 133 (2001) pp.321-331

Molecular genetic studies of bipolar disorder and puerperal psychosis at two polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR 1). ?Jones I, Middle F, McCandless F, Coyle N, Robertson E, Brockington I, Lendon C, Craddock N, Am J Med Genet , Volume 96 , 6 (December 2000) pp.850-853

Variation at the serotonin transporter gene influences susceptibility to bipolar affective puerperal psychosis. ?Coyle N, Jones I, Robertson E, Lendon C, Craddock N, Lancet , Volume 356 , 9240 (October 2000) pp.1490-1491

Puerperal psychosis: Evidence for familiality of the puerperal trigger. ?Jones I, Coyle N, Roberstson E, Middle F, Mcandless F, Lendon C, Brockington I, Craddock N, Mol Psychiatr , Volume 4 (September 1999) pp.S26-S26

Molecular genetic approaches to puerperal psychosis. ?Jones IR, McCandless F, Morey J, Benjamin J, Brockington I, Craddock N, Am J Med Genet , Volume 81 , 6 (November 1998) pp.544-544

Motherhood and Mental Health. Brockington I F (1996). Oxford, Oxford University Press (links 1 & 2).

Eileithyia’s Mischief: the Organic Psychoses of Pregnancy, Parturition and the Puerperium, Brockington I F (2006). Bredenbury, Eyry Press (links 3 &4).

Menstrual Psychosis and the Catamenial Process. Brockington I F and 15 others (2006) The Birmingham Interview for Maternal Mental Health, Bredenbury, Eyry Press.Brockington I F (2008)  Bredenbury, Eyry Press (links 5 & 6).

A guidance on the protection and promotion of mental health in children of persons with severe mental disorders. Brockington I, Chandra P, Dubowitz H, Jones D, Moussa S, Nakku J, Quadros Ferre I (2011). W P. World Psychiatry 10: 93-102.