Dr Grant Blashki

GP, Academic and Public Health Communicator


 

Climate change and mental health: risks, impacts and priority actions.

Hayes K, Blashki G, Wiseman J, Burke S, Reifels L.

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2018 Jun 1;12:28. doi: 10.1186/s13033-018-0210-6. eCollection 2018.

 

The Political Economy of Health Co-Benefits: Embedding Health in the Climate Change Agenda.

Workman A, Blashki G, Bowen KJ, Karoly DJ, Wiseman J.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Apr 4;15(4). pii: E674. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15040674.

 

The combined effect of cranial-nerve non-invasive neuromodulation with high-intensity physiotherapy on gait and balance in a patient with cerebellar degeneration: a case report.

Bastani A, Cofré Lizama LE, Zoghi M, Blashki G, Davis S, Kaye AH, Khan F, Galea MP.

Cerebellum Ataxias. 2018 Mar 5;5:6. doi: 10.1186/s40673-018-0084-z. eCollection 2018.

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A novel approach to managing mental health in general practice.

Blashki GA.

Med J Aust. 2018 Feb 5;208(2):65. No abstract available. 

 

Climate change and kidney disease-threats and opportunities.

Barraclough KA, Blashki GA, Holt SG, Agar JWM.

Kidney Int. 2017 Sep;92(3):526-530. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2017.03.047. No abstract available. 

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Antidepressants for treatment of depression in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Arroll B, Chin WY, Martis W, Goodyear-Smith F, Mount V, Kingsford D, Humm S, Blashki G, MacGillivray S.

J Prim Health Care. 2016 Dec;8(4):325-334. doi: 10.1071/HC16008.

 

The Role of Health Co-Benefits in the Development of Australian Climate Change Mitigation Policies.

Workman A, Blashki G, Karoly D, Wiseman J.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Sep 20;13(9). pii: E927

Teaching About Climate Change in Medical Education: An Opportunity.

Maxwell J, Blashki G.

J Public Health Res. 2016 Apr 26;5(1):673. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2016.673. eCollection 2016 Apr 26.

Achievements of the Australian Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program: summarising (almost) a decade of key evaluation data.

Bassilios B, Nicholas A, Reifels L, King K, Fletcher J, Machlin A, Ftanou M, Blashki G, Burgess P, Pirkis J.

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2016 Sep 26;10:61.

 

 

 

The Role of Health Co-Benefits in the Development of Australian Climate Change Mitigation Policies.

Workman A, Blashki G, Karoly D, Wiseman J.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Sep 20;13(9). pii: E927.

 

Why did Divisions of General Practice implement some Access to Allied Psychological Services mental health initiatives and not others?

King K, Nicholas A, Fletcher J, Bassilios B, Reifels L, Blashki G, Pirkis J.

Aust Health Rev. 2015 Feb;39(1):18-25.

 

Reply: To PMID 25006600.

Blashki G, Metcalfe S, Emery J.

Aust Fam Physician. 2014 Nov;43(11):744. No abstract available. 

 

 

An evaluation of an Australian initiative designed to improve interdisciplinary collaboration in primary mental health care.

Fletcher J, King K, Christo J, Machlin A, Bassilios B, Blashki G, Gibbs C, Nicholas A, Pirkis J.

Eval Program Plann. 2014 Aug;45:29-41. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2014.03.002. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

 

 

A survey of the mental health workforce in Guangdong: implications for policy and workforce planning.

Li Y, Jia F, Hou C, Ryan B, Blashki G, Everall I, Ng C.

Australas Psychiatry. 2015 Sep 24. pii: 1039856215604488. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Genetics in general practice.

Blashki G, Metcalfe S, Emery J.

Aust Fam Physician. 2014 Jul;43(7):428-31. Review.

 

General practice and public health: who is my patient?

Porter G, Blashki G, Grills N.

Aust Fam Physician. 2014 Jul;43(7):483-6.

 

Genetics in general practice.

Blashki G, Metcalfe S, Emery J.

Aust Fam Physician. 2014 Jul;43(7):428-31.

 

 

Are we there yet? Travel vaccinations for Australian children.

Slonim M, Starr M, Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2014 Jun;43(6):378-81. Review.

 

Examining disaster mental health workforce capacity.

Reifels L, Naccarella L, Blashki G, Pirkis J.

Psychiatry. 2014 Summer;77(2):199-205. doi: 10.1521/psyc.2014.77.2.199.

 

 

An evaluation of an Australian initiative designed to improve interdisciplinary collaboration in primary mental health care.

Fletcher J, King K, Christo J, Machlin A, Bassilios B, Blashki G, Gibbs C, Nicholas A, Pirkis J.

Eval Program Plann. 2014 Aug;45:29-41. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2014.03.002. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

 

 

Harms unknown: health uncertainties cast doubt on the role of unconventional gas in Australia's energy future.

Coram A, Moss J, Blashki G.

Med J Aust. 2014 Mar 3;200(4):210-3.

 

 

Australian experts' perspectives on a curriculum for psychologists working in primary health care: implication for Indonesia.

Setiyawati D, Blashki G, Wraith R, Colucci E, Minas H.

Health Psychol Behav Med. 2014 Jan 1;2(1):970-982. Epub 2014 Sep 29.

 

 

International experts' perspectives on a curriculum for psychologists working in primary health care: implication for Indonesia.

Setiyawati D, Colucci E, Blashki G, Wraith R, Minas H.

Health Psychol Behav Med. 2014 Jan 1;2(1):770-784. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

 

Indonesian experts' perspectives on a curriculum for psychologists working in primary health care in Indonesia.

Setiyawati D, Blashki G, Wraith R, Colucci E, Minas H.

Health Psychol Behav Med. 2014 Jan 1;2(1):623-639. Epub 2014 May 5.

 

 

Suicide prevention: evaluation of a pilot intervention in a primary care context.

King K, Bassilios B, Reifels L, Fletcher J, Ftanou M, Blashki G, Burgess P, Pirkis J.

J Ment Health. 2013 Oct;22(5):439-48. doi: 10.3109/09638237.2013.815334.

 

 

Innovations in primary mental healthcare.

Reifels L, Bassilios B, King KE, Fletcher JR, Blashki G, Pirkis JE.

Aust Health Rev. 2013 Jun;37(3):312-7. doi: 10.1071/AH12203.

 

Evaluation of an Australian primary care telephone cognitive behavioural therapy pilot.

Bassilios B, Pirkis J, King K, Fletcher J, Blashki G, Burgess P.

Aust J Prim Health. 2014;20(1):62-73. doi: 10.1071/PY12111.

 

 

General Practitioners' responses to global climate change - lessons from clinical experience and the clinical method.

Blashki G, Abelsohn A, Woollard R, Arya N, Parkes MW, Kendal P, Bell E, Bell RW.

Asia Pac Fam Med. 2012 Aug 8;11(1):6. doi: 10.1186/1447-056X-11-6.

 

 

The climate change challenge for general practice in New Zealand.

Phipps R, Randerson R, Blashki G.

N Z Med J. 2011 Apr 29;124(1333):47-54.

 

 

Effects of a multilingual information website intervention on the levels of depression literacy and depression-related stigma in Greek-born and Italian-born immigrants living in Australia: a randomized controlled trial.

Kiropoulos LA, Griffiths KM, Blashki G.

J Med Internet Res. 2011 Apr 19;13(2):e34. doi: 10.2196/jmir.1527.

 

 

Preparing health services for climate change in Australia.

Blashki G, Armstrong G, Berry HL, Weaver HJ, Hanna EG, Bi P, Harley D, Spickett JT.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2011 Mar;23(2 Suppl):133S-43. doi: 10.1177/1010539510395121. Review.

 

 

Mailing GP reply letters after psychiatric assessment - a pilot randomised controlled trial.

Selzer R, McGartland M, Foley FM, Fitzgerald PB, Ellen S, Blashki G, Lee SJ.

Aust Fam Physician. 2010 Dec;39(12):959-62.

 

 

Clinical improvement after treatment provided through the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care (BOiMHC) programme: do some patients show greater improvement than others?

Pirkis J, Bassilios B, Fletcher J, Sanderson K, Spittal MJ, King K, Kohn F, Burgess P, Blashki G.

Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2011 Apr;45(4):289-98. doi: 10.3109/00048674.2010.539195. Epub 2010 Dec 13.

 

 

Climate change and Australia's healthcare system - risks, research and responses.

Weaver HJ, Blashki GA, Capon AG, McMichael AJ.

Aust Health Rev. 2010 Nov;34(4):441-4. doi: 10.1071/AH09829.

 

 

Climate change: could it help develop 'adaptive expertise'?

Bell E, Horton G, Blashki G, Seidel BM.

Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2012 May;17(2):211-24. doi: 10.1007/s10459-010-9245-4. Epub 2010 Aug 28. Review.

 

 

The complementarity of two major Australian primary mental health care initiatives.

Bassilios B, Pirkis J, Fletcher J, Burgess P, Gurrin L, King K, Kohn F, Blashki G.

Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2010 Nov;44(11):997-1004. doi: 10.3109/00048674.2010.495052.

 

 

Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change.

Gunn JM, Palmer VJ, Dowrick CF, Herrman HE, Griffiths FE, Kokanovic R, Blashki GA, Hegarty KL, Johnson CL, Potiriadis M, May CR.

Implement Sci. 2010 Aug 6;5:62. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-5-62.

 

 

 

Diverse voices, simple desires: a conceptual design for primary care to respond to depression and related disorders.

Palmer V, Gunn J, Kokanovic R, Griffiths F, Shrimpton B, Hurworth R, Herrman H, Johnson C, Hegarty K, Blashki G, Butler E, Johnston-Ata'ata K, Dowrick C.

Fam Pract. 2010 Aug;27(4):447-58. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmq016. Epub 2010 Apr 8.

 

Preparing Australian medical students for climate change.

Green EI, Blashki G, Berry HL, Harley D, Horton G, Hall G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2009 Sep;38(9):726-9.

 

 

Integrating psychologists into the Canadian health care system: the example of Australia.

Moulding R, Grenier J, Blashki G, Ritchie P, Pirkis J, Chomienne MH.

Can J Public Health. 2009 Mar-Apr;100(2):145-7.

 

 

Antidepressants versus placebo for depression in primary care.

Arroll B, Elley CR, Fishman T, Goodyear-Smith FA, Kenealy T, Blashki G, Kerse N, Macgillivray S.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Jul 8;(3):CD007954. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007954. Review.

 

 

Mandating sustainability in Australian hospitals.

McGain F, Blashki GA, Moon KP, Armstrong FM.

Med J Aust. 2009 Jun 15;190(12):719-20. No abstract available. 

 

 

Managing depression in a changing primary mental healthcare system: comparison of two snapshots of Australian GPs' treatment and referral patterns.

McGarry H, Hegarty K, Johnson C, Gunn J, Blashki G.

Ment Health Fam Med. 2009 Jun;6(2):75-83.

 

 

How could depression guidelines be made more relevant and applicable to primary care? A quantitative and qualitative review of national guidelines.

Hegarty K, Gunn J, Blashki G, Griffiths F, Dowell T, Kendrick T.

Br J Gen Pract. 2009 May;59(562):e149-56. doi: 10.3399/bjgp09X420581.

 

 

A tale of two systems: perceptions of primary care for depression in London and Melbourne.

Cronin E, Campbell S, Ashworth M, Hann M, Blashki G, Murray J, Tylee A.

Fam Pract. 2009 Jun;26(3):210-20. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmp017. Epub 2009 Mar 5.

 

 

Hope, despair and transformation: Climate change and the promotion of mental health and wellbeing.

Fritze JG, Blashki GA, Burke S, Wiseman J.

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2008 Sep 17;2(1):13. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-2-13.

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How do Australian patients rate their general practitioner? A descriptive study using the General Practice Assessment Questionnaire.

Potiriadis M, Chondros P, Gilchrist G, Hegarty K, Blashki G, Gunn JM.

Med J Aust. 2008 Aug 18;189(4):215-9.

 

 

The GreenClinic pilot--educational intervention for environmentally sustainable general practice.

Fogarty A, Blashki G, Morrell E, Horton G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2008 Aug;37(8):681-3.

 

 

Impact of an educational intervention on general practitioners' skills in cognitive behavioural strategies: a randomised controlled trial.

Blashki GA, Piterman L, Meadows GN, Clarke DM, Prabaharan V, Gunn JM, Judd FK.

Med J Aust. 2008 Jun 16;188(12 Suppl):S129-32.

 

 

Who is identified when screening for depression is undertaken in general practice? Baseline findings from the Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (diamond) longitudinal study.

Gunn JM, Gilchrist GP, Chondros P, Ramp M, Hegarty KL, Blashki GA, Pond DC, Kyrios M, Herrman HE.

Med J Aust. 2008 Jun 16;188(12 Suppl):S119-25.

 

 

Meeting demand for psychological services for people with depression and anxiety: recent developments in primary mental health care.

Fletcher JR, Bassilios B, Kohn F, Naccarella L, Blashki GA, Burgess PM, Pirkis JE.

Med J Aust. 2008 Jun 16;188(12 Suppl):S107-9.

 

 

Climate change and the rural health workforce.

Blashki G.

Aust J Rural Health. 2008 Feb;16(1):1. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2007.00944.x. No abstract available. 

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Climate change and primary health care.

Blashki G, McMichael T, Karoly DJ.

Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Dec;36(12):986-9. Review.

 

 

GPs and the environment.

Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Dec;36(12):981. No abstract available. 

 

 

Improving access to and outcomes from mental health care in rural Australia.

Morley B, Pirkis J, Naccarella L, Kohn F, Blashki G, Burgess P.

Aust J Rural Health. 2007 Oct;15(5):304-12. Review.

 

 

Building evaluation capacity: definitional and practical implications from an Australian case study.

Naccarella L, Pirkis J, Kohn F, Morley B, Burgess P, Blashki G.

Eval Program Plann. 2007 Aug;30(3):231-6. Epub 2007 May 6.

 

 

Better outcomes in mental health care: impact of different models of psychological service provision on patient outcomes.

Morley B, Pirkis J, Sanderson K, Burgess P, Kohn F, Naccarella L, Blashki G.

Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2007 Feb;41(2):142-9.

 

Depression and anxiety: pharmacological treatment in general practice.

Ellen S, Selzer R, Norman T, Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Apr;36(4):222-8.

 

 

Managing anxious patients: cognitive behaviour therapy in general practice.

Edelman S, Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Apr;36(4):212-4; 217-20.

 

 

Are Australian medical students missing out on psychological skills?

Monash DA, Richards J, Blashki G, Meadows G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2006 Dec;35(12):1011-2.

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Climate change and human health--What can GPs do?

Blashki G, Butler CD, Brown S.

Aust Fam Physician. 2006 Nov;35(11):909-11.

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Models of psychological service provision under Australia's Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care program.

Pirkis J, Burgess P, Kohn F, Morley B, Blashki G, Naccarella L.

Aust Health Rev. 2006 Aug;30(3):277-85.

 

 

A systematic review of complex system interventions designed to increase recovery from depression in primary care.

Gunn J, Diggens J, Hegarty K, Blashki G.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2006 Jul 16;6:88. Review.

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Evidence into practice: the mental health hurdle is high.

Hickie IB, Blashki GA.

Med J Aust. 2006 Jun 5;184(11):542-3.

 

 

Evaluation of a short course in psychiatry for general practitioners.

Clarke D, Smith G, Peake JA, Trauer T, McCall L, Blashki G, Piterman L.

Australas Psychiatry. 2006 Mar;14(1):76-80.

 

 

The acutely psychotic patient--assessment and initial management.

Keks N, Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2006 Mar;35(3):90-4.

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Managing depression and suicide risk in men presenting to primary care physicians.

Blashki G, Pirkis J, Morgan H, Ciechomski L.

Prim Care. 2006 Mar;33(1):211-21, x-xi. Review. No abstract available. 

 

 

Exploratory economic analyses of two primary care mental health projects: implications for sustainability.

Mihalopoulos C, Kiropoulos L, Shih ST, Gunn J, Blashki G, Meadows G.

Med J Aust. 2005 Nov 21;183(10 Suppl):S73-6.

 

 

Indigenous male health disadvantage--linking the heart and mind.

Brown A, Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2005 Oct;34(10):813-9.

 

 

Primary care psychiatry: taking consultation-liaison psychiatry to the community.

Blashki G, Selzer R, Judd F, Hodgins G, Ciechomski L.

Australas Psychiatry. 2005 Sep;13(3):302-6.

 

 

Managing panic disorder in general practice.

Austin D, Blashki G, Barton D, Klein B.

Aust Fam Physician. 2005 Jul;34(7):563-71. Review.

 

 

Managing mental illness in patients from CALD backgrounds.

Kiropoulos LA, Blashki G, Klimidis S.

Aust Fam Physician. 2005 Apr;34(4):259-64. Review.

 

 

Common psychological disorders in childhood.

Ciechomski L, Blashki G, Tonge B.

Aust Fam Physician. 2004 Dec;33(12):997-1003. Review.

 

 

General practitioners' response to depression and anxiety in the Australian community: a preliminary analysis.

Hickie IB, Pirkis JE, Blashki GA, Groom GL, Davenport TA.

Med J Aust. 2004 Oct 4;181(7 Suppl):S15-20.

 

Praise for PACT.

Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2004 Aug;33(8):582. No abstract available. 

 

 

Australian GPs' preferences for education about depression and related disorders.

Ryan P, Richards JC, McCabe MP, Blashki G, Pierce D, Groom G, Hickie IB.

Aust Fam Physician. 2004 May;33(5):381-4.

 

 

Managing schizophrenia in general practice.

Blashki G, Keks N, Stocky A, Hocking B.

Aust Fam Physician. 2004 Apr;33(4):221-7. Review.

 

 

Referral of patients with depression to specialist psychological care from general practice.

Blashki G, Hickie IB, Littlefield L, Scott EM, Pirkis JE, Groom G, Richards JC, Davenport TA.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Dec;32(12):998-1002. Review. No abstract available. 

 

 

Cognitive behavioural strategies for general practice.

Blashki G, Richards JC, Ryan P, Pierce D, McCabe MP, Morgan H, Hickie IB, Sumich H.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Nov;32(11):910-7. No abstract available. 

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Structured problem solving in general practice. 3.

Blashki G, Morgan H, Hickie IB, Sumich H, Davenport TA.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Oct;32(10):836-42. Review. No abstract available. 

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Behavioural modification strategies for general practice.

Blashki G, Morgan H, Sumich H, Hickie IB, Scott EM, Davenport TA.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Sep;32(9):715-21. No abstract available. 

 

 

Providing psychological treatments in general practice. Rationale and practicalities.

Blashki G, Parsons J, Morgan H, Hickie IB, Davenport TA.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Aug;32(8):625-30. Review. No abstract available. 

 

Providing psychological treatments in general practice: how will it work?

Blashki G, Hickie IB, Davenport TA.

Med J Aust. 2003 Jul 7;179(1):23-5.

 

Fits, faints and funny turns. Could it be a mental disorder?

Morgan H, Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Apr;32(4):211-3, 216-9. Review.

 

 

GP provision of counselling. More research is necessary.

Blashki G.

Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Jan-Feb;32(1-2):67-8. No abstract available. 

 

 

A Graduate Certificate and Master in General Practice Psychiatry by distance education--1998-2001.

Blashki G, McCall L, Piterman L, Judd F, Clarke DM, Stone L, Davis J, Cockram A, Pring B, Martyres R, Hogan C, Liaw T.

Aust Fam Physician. 2002 Apr;31(4):394-7.