Research and Opinion

I have written around 30 peer-reviewed academic journal articles around mental health, as well as my well-received book with Peter Trower on psychosis and adolescence. I have also written a number of blog-posts about research for some mainstream mental health sites.

Authored Book

Harrop, C.E. & Trower, P. (2003). Why does schizophrenia develop at late adolescence? Wiley, Chichester, UK.

(ISBN paperback: 0470848782, hardback: 0470848774)

Selected Journal Articles

Read, J., Renton, J., Harrop, C., Geekie, J., & Dowrick, C. (2020). A survey of UK general practitioners about depression, antidepressants and withdrawal: implementing the 2019 Public Health England report. Therapeutic advances in psychopharmacology, 10, doi.org/10.1177/2045125320950124.

Lobban, F., Appelbe, D., Appleton, V., Aref-Adib, G., Barraclough, J., Billsborough, J., … & Harrop, C. (2020). An online supported self-management toolkit for relatives of people with psychosis or bipolar experiences: the IMPART multiple case study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8 (37).

Harrop, C., Read, J., Geekie, J., & Renton, J. (2019). An Independent Audit of Pharma Influence in Public Mental Health Trusts in England. Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, 20 (3), 156-168. DOI:10.1891/1559-4343.20.3.156.

Koch HCH, Nkem A, Willows J and Harrop C. (2019). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Contemporary Analysis of medico-legal evidential issues. Expert Witness Journal. August.

Geekie, J., Read, J., Renton, & Harrop, C. (2017). Do English mental health services know whether they followed N.I.C.E. treatment recommendations for depression with patients who killed themselves? Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. 90 (4), 797-800. doi: 10.1111/papt.12141.

Read, J., Harrop, C., Geekie, J. & Renton, J. (2017). An audit of ECT in England 2011–2015: Usage, demographics, and adherence to guidelines and legislation. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. DOI:10.1111/papt.12160.

Koch, H.C.H., MacKinnon, J., Harrop, C. & Boyd, L. (2015). Expert Evidence in Chronic Pain. Expert Witness Journal. Winter.

Harrop, C.E., Ellett, L., Brand, R. & Lobban, F. (2014). Friends Interventions in Psychosis: a narrative review and call to action. Early Intervention in Psychiatry 9, 269-278. doi.org/10.1111/eip.12172.

Marriott, C. Hamilton-Giachritsis, C. & Harrop, C. (2014). Factors promoting resilience following childhood sexual abuse. Child Abuse Review, 23(1), 7–34. doi.org/10.1002/car.2258.

Luzon, O., Harrop, C. & Nolan, F. (2009) Cognitive Processes during Acute Psychosis: The Role of Heightened Responsibility and Catastrophic Misinterpretations. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 37 (4), 357. doi:10.1017/S1352465809990191.

Sherling, G., Trower, P., Harrop, C. & Gilbert, P. (1998). The socially anxious perspective in face-to-face interaction. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1194-1202.

Harrop, C.E., Trower P. & Mitchell, I. (1996). Does the biology go around the symptoms?: A Copernican shift in schizophrenia paradigms. Clinical Psychology Review, 16, 6, 496-512.

Blog Posts

Are you coming to the Drug Lunch? for the Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry.

Electro-Convulsive Therapy is Still Used in 2020: is 80 Years of Electrocuting the Brain Enough? on the Mad in the UK website.