Papers in peer-reviewed journals

1. Medical Research Council (1981) Continuation therapy with lithium and amitriptyline in unipolar depressive illness: a controlled clinical trial. A report by the Medical Research Council Drug Trials Subcommittee. Psychological Medicine. 11, 409-16.

2. Cox, J., Rooney, A., Thomas, P. & Wrate, R. (1984) How accurately do mothers recall postnatal depression? Further data from a 3 year follow-up study. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 3, 185 – 189.

3. Wrate, R., Rooney, A., Thomas, P. & Cox, J. (1985) Postnatal depression and child development: a three-year follow-up study.. British Journal of Psychiatry, 146, 622 – 627.

4. Fraser, W.I., King, K.M., Thomas, P., & Kendell, R.E., (1986) The diagnosis of schizophrenia by language analysis British Journal of Psychiatry, 148, 275-278.

5. Thomas, P. & McGuire, R. (1986) Orofacial dyskinesia, cognitive function and medication. British Journal of Psychiatry. 149:216-20.

6. Thomas, P., King, K. & Fraser, W.I., (1987) Positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia and linguistic performance Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 76, 144-151.

7. Fraser, W., King, K. & Thomas, P. (1989) Computer-assisted linguistic analysis of two mentally retarded psychotic female’s texts. Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, 33, 429 – 435.

8. Montague, L., Tantam, D., Newby, D., Thomas, P. et al (1989) The incidence of negative symptoms in early schizophrenia, mania and other psychoses. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 79, 613 – 618.

9. Fraser W.I., King K., Thomas, P. & Kendell R.E. (1990) Linguistic Performance in Schizophrenia : A Comparison of Acute and Chronic Patients; British Journal of Psychiatry 156, 204 – 210.

10. Creed F, Osborn M., Anthony P. and Black, D.& Thomas, P. (1990) Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Day and In-patient Psychiatric Treatment. British Medical Journal, 300, 1033 – 1037. 21st April 1990.

11. Fraser W.I., King K., Thomas, P. & Kendell R.E. (1990) Re-examination of the Language of Psychotic Subjects. British Journal of Psychiatry 156, 211 – 215.

12. Leudar, I, .Thomas, P. & Johnstone, M. (1992) Self-Repair in Dialogues of Schizophrenics: Effects of Hallucinations and Negative Symptoms Brain and Language. 43, 487 – 511.

13. Creed, F., Black, D., Osborne. M. Thomas, P. et al (1993) Randomised Controlled Trial of Day and In-patient Psychiatric Treatment. 2: Comparison of Two Hospitals. British Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 183 – 189.

14. Stirling, J., Tantam, D., Thomas, P., Newby, D. et al (1993), Expressed Emotion and Schizophrenia : The Ontogeny of EE During an Eighteen Month Follow-up. Psychological Medicine 23, 771 – 778

15. Thomas, P., Leudar, I., Newby, D. and Johnson, M.(1993) Syntactic Processing and Written Language Output in First Onset Psychosis Journal of Communication Disorders, 26, 4, 209 – 230.

16. Thomas, C.S., Stone, K., Osborn, M.. Thomas, P. & Fisher, M. (1993) Psychiatric morbidity and compulsory admission among UK-born Europeans, Afro-Caribbeans and Asians in Central Manchester. British Journal of Psychiatry. 163, 91 – 99.

17. Thomas, P. (1993) Health Gain in Schizophrenia : Current Themes in Theory and Practice (1993) Journal of Mental Health, 2, 27 – 42. (Review Article)

18. Thomas, P., Leudar, I & Johnston, M. (1994) Self-monitoring in Speech Production: Effects of verbal hallucination and negative symptoms with Leudar, I. and Johnston, M. Psychological Medicine, 24, 749 – 761.

19. Thomas, P. (1994) Who cares for those who care? British Medical Journal, (1994) 309, 747.

20. Craddock, N., Owen. M., Kurian, B., Thomas, P. & McGuffin, P (1994). Familial cosegregation of major affective disorder and Darier’s disease (Keratosis Follicularis) British Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 355 – 358.

21. Thomas, P. & Fraser, W.I. (1994) Linguistics, Human Communication and Psychiatry British Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 585 – 592. (Review Article)

22. Thomas, P. (1995) Thought Disorder or Communication Disorder: Linguistic science provides a new approachBritish Journal of Psychiatry, 166, 287 – 290. (Editorial)

23. Thomas P. (1995) A Letter from the consulting room: On the Nature of Professional Barriers. Journal of Mental Health, 5, 327 – 331. (Editorial)

24. Thomas, P., Kearney, G, Napier, E., Ellis, E, Leudar, I and Johnston, M (1995) The reliability and characteristics of the brief syntactic analysis British Journal of Psychiatry. 168, 334 – 337

25. Thomas, P., Kearney, G, Napier, E., Ellis, E, Leudar, I and Johnston, M (1995) Speech and Language in First Onset Psychosis: Differences Between Schizophrenics, Manics and Controls British Journal of Psychiatry. 168, 337 – 343.

26. Thomas, P., Kearney, G, Leudar, I., Tantam, D and Ring, N. (1995) Language and Negative Symptoms in First Onset Psychosis Cognitive Neuropsychology, 1, 191 – 200.

27. Thomas, P. (1996) Big boys don’t cry: mental health and the politics of gender. Journal of Mental Health, 5, 107 – 110. (Editorial)

28. Thomas, P., Romme, M. & Hamelijnk, J. (1996) Psychiatry and the politics of the underclass. British Journal of Psychiatry. 169, 401 – 404. (Editorial)

29. Leudar, I., Thomas, P., McNally, D. & Glinki, A. (1996) What can voices do with words? Pragmatics of verbal hallucinations. Psychological Medicine. 27, 885 – 989.

30. Thomas, P. & Leudar, I. (1996) Verbal Hallucinations or Hearing Voices: What Does the Experience Signify? Journal of Mental Health. 5, 215 – 218. (Review Article)

31. Davies, P., Thomas, P. & Leudar, I. (1999) Dialogical engagement and verbal hallucinations: a single case study. British Journal of Medical Psychology. 72, 179 – 187.

32. Williams, B. Thomas, P. et al (1999) Exploring ‘person-centredness’: user perspectives on a model of social psychiatry. Health and Social Care in the Community, 7, 6, 475 – 482.

33. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2000) Cognitive therapy, Cartesianism and the moral order. European Journal of Psychotherapy, Counselling and Health, 2, 325 – 344.

34. Ghaziuddin, M, Thomas, P., Napier, E., Kearney, G. et al (2000) The brief syntactic analysis in Asperger syndrome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 30, 67 – 70.

35. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2001) Postpsychiatry: A new direction for mental health. British Medical Journal, 322:724-727.

36. Lacey, Y. & Thomas, P. (2001) Psychiatrists’ and Nurses’ views of mental health peer advocacy. Psychiatric Bulletin

37. Faulkner, A. & Thomas, P. (2002) User-led research and evidence based medicine. Editorial. British Journal of Psychiatry. 180, 1- 3. (Editorial)

38. Bowles, N., Dodds, P., Hackney, D., Sutherland, C. & Thomas, P. (2002) Formal observation and engagement: a discussion paper. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 9, 255 – 260.

39. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2002) Authors’ Response to Commentaries on Postpsychiatry. Bulletin of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry. 10, 9 – 11.

40. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2002) Time to move beyond the mind-body split British Medical Journal , 325 1433-1434 (Editorial)

41. Thomas, P. (2003) Hermeneutics and Hearing Voices. Japanese Journal of Clinical Psychology. (In Japanese, trans. N. Taira, Y. Fujimoto & W. Sato) 41, 18 – 23.

42. Romme, M & Thomas, P. (2003) An Interview Method with a Person who Hears Voices. Japanese Journal of Clinical Psychology. (In Japanese, trans. N. Taira, Y. Fujimoto & W. Sato) 41, 13 – 17.

43. Thomas, P., Bracken, P. & Leudar, I. (2004) Hearing Voices: a phenomenological-hermeneutic approach. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 9, 13 – 23

44. Timimi, S., Thomas, P. et al (2004) A critique of the international consensus statement on ADHD. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. 2004;7(1):59-63; discussion 65-9.

45. Thomas, P. Phipps-Jones, C, & Flanagan, S. (2004) Neuroleptic drug advertisements, stigma and schizophrenia. Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 3, 33 – 40

46. Thomas, P. & Cahill, A. (2004) Coercion and Psychiatry – the role of advance statements. British Medical Journal 329, 122 – 123. (Invited editorial)

47. Thomas, P. & Bracken, P. (2004) Critical Psychiatry in Practice. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 10, 361 – 370. (Invited review article)

=8. Moncrieff, J., Hopker, S. & Thomas, P. (2005) Psychiatry and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Who pays the piper? Psychiatric Bulletin, 29, 84 – 85.

49. Thomas, P, Bracken, P., Cutler, P., Hayward, R., May, R. & Yasmeen, S. (2005) Challenging the globalisation of biomedical psychiatry. Journal of Public Mental Health. 4, 23 – 32.

50. Thomas, P., Seebohm, P., Henderson, P., Munn-Giddings, C. & Yasmeen, S. (2006) Tackling Race Inequalities: Community Development, Mental Health and Diversity. Journal of Public Mental Health, 5, 13-19.

51. Bracken, P., Khalfa, J. & Thomas, P. (2007) Recent translations of Foucault on mental health. Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 20, 605-608. (Invited selective review).

52. Thomas, P., Bracken, P. & Yasmeen, S. (2007) Explanatory Models for Mental Illness: Limitations and Dangers in a Global Context. Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences 2:176-181.

53. Henderson, P., Seebohm, P., Munn-Giddings, C., Thomas, P. & Yasmeen, S. (2007) Community Development and Community Care: Reflections on practice and policy. The Journal of Community Work and Development. 9, 35-46.

54. Thornton, T., Shah, A., & Thomas, P. (2009) Understanding, testimony and interpretation in psychiatric diagnosis. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 12, 49-55.

55. Thomas, P., Shah, A. & Thornton, T. (2009) Language, games and interpretation: A Wittgensteinian thought experiment. Medical Humanities;35:13-18.

56. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2009) Beyond consultation: the challenge of working with user/survivor and carer groups. Psychiatric Bulletin, 33, 241-243. (Invited editorial).

57. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2009) Authors’ response. Invited commentary on Beyond consultation: the challenge of working with user/survivor and carer groups. Psychiatric Bulletin, 33, 245-246.

58. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2010) From Szasz to Foucault. On the Role of Critical Psychiatry. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 17, 3, 219-228.

59. Bracken, P. & Thomas, P. (2010) Is private (contract-based) practice and answer to the problems of psychiatry? Response to Szasz, T. (2010) Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 17, 3, 241-246.

60. Bracken, P., Thomas, P., Timimi, S. et al (2012) Psychiatry beyond the current paradigm. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201:430-434.

61 Thomas, P. Bracken, P. & Timimi, P. (2012) The limits of evidence-based medicine in psychiatry. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 19, 295-308

62. Thomas, P. Bracken, P. & Timimi, P. (2012) Anomalies Persist, So Does the Problem of Harm. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 19, 317 – 321.

63. Thomas, P., Bracken, P. & Timimi, S. (2012) The anomalies of evidence-based medicine in psychiatry: time to rethink the basis of mental health practice. Mental Health Review Journal. 17 , 152-162 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13619321211287265

64. Thomas, P. & Longden, E. (2013) Madness, childhood adversity and narrative psychiatry: caring and the moral imagination Medical Humanities 39:119125. doi:10.1136/medhum-2012-010268