Research Papers

Dr Beaini has undertaken much research over the years. Here are a few extracts:

  1. J Affect Disord. 1980 Jun;2(2):89-94.
    A re-examination of the clinical effects of imipramine and amitriptyline in depressive illness.
    Beaini AY, Hindmarch I, Snaith RP.  Link Link to Medline Article

  2. Br J Psychiatry. 1985 Jul;147:30-5.
    Normalisation of the dexamethasone suppression test: a correlate of clinical improvement in primary depressives.
    Bowie PC, Beaini AY.  Link   Link to Medline Article

  3. Br J Psychiatry. 1987 Jun;150:787-90.
    The prognosis of primary depressive illness. Its relationship to the dexamethasone suppression test.
    Bowie PC, Beaini AY, Bowie LJ.     Link to Medline Article
    Leeds University.

  4. Planning a General Adult Psychiatric Service. Psychiatric Opinion, Number 4, June 1985. A.Y. Beaini.

  5. Planning a general Adult Psychiatric Service. Psychiatric Opinion, Number 5, September 1985. A.Y.Beaini.

  6. Bulletin of Royal College of Psychiatrists 1987 November 328-330
    The use of EEG in clinical psychiatry
    P C W Bowie, A Y Beaini and A A Da Costa

  7. Addiction Biology (2000) 5,451-462
    A Compressed Opiate detoxification regime with Naltrexone maintenance:
    A.Y.Beaini, T.S.Johnson, P.Langstaff, M.P.Carr, J.N.Crossfield & R.C.Sweeney

  8. Br J Ophthalmol. 2004 Sep;88(9):1186-90
    Orthoptic status before and immediately after heroin detoxification.
    Firth AY, Pulling S, Carr MP, Beaini AY.

 Other research activities:

  • A pilot study on depression and anxiety measures, in relation to age, in primary depressive illness. A.Y. Beaini and R.P. Snaith.
  • Depression and anxiety measures in primary depressive illness – a much larger population. A. Constantopoulos, A.Y. Beaini and R.P. Snaith.
  • Double blind placebo controlled trial to assess the efficiency of Naloxone in chronic schizophrenics with persistent auditory hallucinations.
  • Assessment of self-poisoning: psychiatrist or houseman? A 20 patient pilot study.
  • Several research projects carried out by junior medical staff as part of the M.Med.Sc 3rd year dissertation were jointly supervised by myself and the University Department of Psychiatry.
  • A three year research project on the management of self-poisoning, a comparative study including a psychiatric hospital and two psychiatric units. L.J. Bowie and A.Y. Beaini.

  • Antidepressive effect of Amitriptyline treatment with plasma levels controlled within three different ranges. Psychopharmacology 94 (1988), 197-205. J.R. Birch and A.Y. Beaini.
  • The use of CT scan in General Adult Psychiatry.
    C. Cruikshank, A.Y. Beaini and T.S. Brown, joint research with Radiology Department at Bradford Royal Infirmary.
  • A review of access and contact between children taken into care and their origins.
    A.Y. Beaini and R. Ough.
  • Assessment of brain damage/dysfunction.
    A.Y. Beaini and S. Bennett.
  • Cost effectiveness/quality of care: a comparative study including inpatient and day unit treatment in more than one set up.
    A.Y. Beaini and M. Courtney.
  • Sandostatin in Naltrexone assisted opiate detoxification, under sedation. J.N. Crossfield and A.Y.Beaini.
    Presented at the 6
    th International Conference of the Stapleford Centre, The Stapleford Trust at the Royal Society of Medicine on 11 & 12 April 2001
    Conference title: “Advances in Antagonist Assisted Abstinences: Rapid Opiate Detoxification and Naltrexone Treatments" - Podium presentation