Mrs Lesley Berk

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Barwon Health

Contact

l.berk@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 524 79338

Publications

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2017

Towards recovery-oriented psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder: quality of life outcomes, stage-sensitive treatments, and mindfulness mechanisms

G Murray, N Leitan, N Thomas, E Michalak, S Johnson, S Jones, T Perich, L Berk, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 52, pp. 148-163, Clinical psychology review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Progressing MoodSwings. The upgrade and evaluation of MoodSwings 2.0: an online intervention for bipolar disorder

S Lauder, V Cosgrove, E Gliddon, D Grimm, S Dodd, L Berk, D Castle, T Suppes, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 56, pp. 18-24, Contemporary clinical trials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Impact of irritability: a 2-year observational study of outpatients with bipolar I or schizoaffective disorder

L Berk, K Hallam, K Venugopal, A Lewis, D Austin, J Kulkarni, S Dodd, A de Castella, P Fitzgerald, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 184-197, Bipolar disorders, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal
2016

Harnessing the potential of community-based participatory research approaches in bipolar disorder

E Michalak, S Jones, F Lobban, G Algorta, S Barnes, L Berk, M Berk, R Hole, S Lapsley, V Maxwell, R Milev, J McManamy, G Murray, M Tohen, S Tse, M Sanchez de Carmona, S Johnson

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 1-9, International journal of bipolar disorders, Berlin, Germany, C1

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The treatment of suicidality in adolescents by psychosocial interventions for depression: a systematic literature review

B Devenish, L Berk, A Lewis

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 726-740, Australian & New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal

Caregiver burden as a predictor of depression among family and friends who provide care for persons with bipolar disorder

D Perlick, L Berk, R Kaczynski, J Gonzalez, B Link, L Dixon, S Grier, D Miklowitz

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 183-191, Bipolar disorders, London, Eng., C1

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Effective self-management strategies for bipolar disorder: a community-engaged Delphi consensus consultation study

E Michalak, M Suto, S Barnes, S Hou, S Lapsley, M Scott, G Murray, J Austin, N Elliott, L Berk

(2016), Vol. 206, pp. 77-86, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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An ISBD perspective on the sociocultural challenges of managing bipolar disorder: a content analysis

C Oedegaard, L Berk, M Berk, E Youngstrom, S Dilsaver, R Belmaker, K Oedegaard, O Fasmer, I Engebretsen

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 1096-1103, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

A randomized head to head trial of MoodSwings.net.au: an internet based self-help program for bipolar disorder

S Lauder, A Chester, D Castle, S Dodd, E Gliddon, L Berk, J Chamberlain, B Klein, M Gilbert, D Austin, M Berk

(2015), Vol. 171, pp. 13-21, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Online mindfulness-based intervention for late-stage bipolar disorder: pilot evidence for feasibility and effectiveness

G Murray, N Leitan, M Berk, N Thomas, E Michalak, L Berk, S Johnson, S Jones, T Perich, N Allen, M Kyrios

(2015), Vol. 178, pp. 46-51, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A brief review of exercise, bipolar disorder, and mechanistic pathways.

D Thomson, A Turner, S Lauder, M Gigler, L Berk, A Singh, J Pasco, M Berk, L Sylvia

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 147-147, Frontiers in Psychology, Switzerland, C1

journal

Tobacco use in bipolar disorder.

D Thomson, M Berk, S Dodd, M Rapado-Castro, S Quirk, P Ellegaard, L Berk, O Dean

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 1-11, Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience, Korea (South), C1

journal

Impact of cannabis use on long-term remission in bipolar I and schizoaffective disorder

S Kim, S Dodd, L Berk, J Kulkarni, A de Castella, P Fitzgerald, J Kim, J Yoon, M Berk

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 349-355, Psychiatry Investigation, Seoul, Korea (South), C1

journal

Evaluating discussion board engagement in the MoodSwings online self-help program for bipolar disorder: protocol for an observational prospective cohort study

E Gliddon, S Lauder, L Berk, V Cosgrove, D Grimm, S Dodd, T Suppes, M Berk

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, BMC psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal

The use of mixed methods in drug discovery: integrating qualitative methods into clinical trials

M Berk, R Otmar, O Dean, L Berk, E Michalak

(2015), pp. 59-73, Clinical trial design challenges in mood disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1

chapter
2014

Impact of comorbid anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder on 24-month clinical outcomes of bipolar I disorder

S Kim, L Berk, J Kulkarni, S Dodd, A de Castella, P Fitzgerald, G Amminger, M Berk

(2014), Vol. 166, pp. 243-248, Journal of Affective Disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Quality of life in bipolar and schizoaffective disorder - a naturalistic approach.

M Martin-Subero, L Berk, S Dodd, V Kamalesh, M Maes, J Kulkarni, A De Castella, P Fitzgerald, M Berk

(2014), Vol. 55, pp. 1540-1545, Comprehensive Psychiatry, Malden, Mass., C1

journal

Stage managing bipolar disorder.

M Berk, L Berk, S Dodd, S Cotton, C Macneil, R Daglas, P Conus, A Bechdolf, S Moylan, G Malhi

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 471-477, Bipolar Disorders, Malden, Mass., C1

journal

Optimizing delivery of recovery-oriented online self-management strategies for bipolar disorder : a review

N Leitan, E Michalak, L Berk, M Berk, G Murray

(2014), pp. 1-13, Bipolar Disorders, Malden, United States, C1

journal

Protocol and Rationale-The Efficacy of Minocycline as an Adjunctive Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder: A Double Blind, Randomised, Placebo Controlled Trial.

O Dean, M Maes, M Ashton, L Berk, B Kanchanatawan, A Sughondhabirom, S Tangwongchai, C Ng, N Dowling, G Malhi, M Berk

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 180-188, Clinical psychopharmacology and neuroscience, Seoul, Korea, C1

journal
2013

Development of an online intervention for bipolar disorder. www.moodswings.net.au

S Lauder, A Chester, D Castle, S Dodd, L Berk, B Klein, D Austin, M Gilbert, J Chamberlain, G Murray, C White, L Piterman, M Berk

(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 155-165, Psychology, health and medicine, Oxon, England, C1

journal

The sick role, illness cognitions and outcomes in bipolar disorder

M Berk, L Berk, S Dodd, P Fitzgerald, A de Castella, S Filia, K Filia, A Brnabic, K Kelin, W Montgomery, J Kulkarni, L Stafford

(2013), Vol. 146, pp. 146-149, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Evaluation of the acceptability and usefulness of an information website for caregivers of people with bipolar disorder

L Berk, M Berk, S Dodd, C Kelly, S Cvetkovski, A Jorm

(2013), Vol. 11, pp. 1-13, BMC medicine, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

To a broader concept of remission: rating the health-related quality of life in bipolar disorder

M Subero, L Berk, S Dodd, J Kulkarni, A De Castella, P Fitzgerald, M Berk

(2013), Vol. 150, pp. 673-676, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Psychological management of unipolar depression

L Lampe, C Coulston, L Berk

(2013), Vol. 127, pp. 24-37, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Psychological management of unipolar depression

L Lampe, C Coulston, L Berk

(2013), Vol. 127, pp. 24-37, Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2012

Psychometric properties of a scale to measure investment in the sick role : the Illness Cognitions Scale

M Berk, L Berk, S Dodd, F Jacka, P Fitzgerald, A de Castella, S Filia, K Filia, J Kulkarni, H Jackson, L Stafford

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 360-364, Journal of evaluation of clinical practice, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Palliative models of care for later stages of mental disorder: maximizing recovery, maintaining hope and building morale

M Berk, L Berk, M Udina, S Moylan, L Stafford, K Hallam, S Goldstone, P McGorry

(2012), Vol. 46, pp. 92-99, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, England, C1

journal

Treatment and outcomes of an Australian cohort of outpatients with bipolar 1 or schizoaffective disorder over twenty-four months : implications for clinical practice

J Kulkarni, S Filia, L Berk, K Filia, S Dodd, A de Castella, A Brnabic, A Lowry, K Kelin, W Montgomery, P Fitzgerald, M Berk

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, BMC psychiatry, London, England, C1

journal
2011

Does stage of illness impact treatment response in bipolar disorder? Empirical treatment data and their implication for the staging model and early intervention

M Berk, A Brnabic, S Dodd, K Kelin, M Tohen, G Malhi, L Berk, P Conus, P McGorry

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 87-98, Bipolar disorders, Malden, Mass, C1

journal

Development of guidelines for caregivers of people with bipolar disorder : a Delphi expert consensus study

L Berk, A Jorm, C Kelly, S Dodd, M Berk

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 556-570, Bipolar disorders, Malden Mass., C1

journal
2010

Enhancing medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder

L Berk, K Hallam, F Colom, E Vieta, M Hasty, C Macneil, M Berk

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 1-16, Human psychopharmacology : clinical and experimental, West Sussex, England, C1-1

journal

The validity and internal structure of the bipolar depression rating scale (BDRS): data from a clinical trial of N-acetylcysteine as adjunctive therapy in bipolar disorder

M Berk, S Dodd, O Dean, K Kohlmann, L Berk, G Malhi

(2010), Vol. 22, pp. 237-242, Acta neuropsychiatrica, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

A prospective study of the impact of smoking on outcomes in bipolar and schizoaffective disorder

S Dodd, A Brnabic, L Berk, P Fitzgerald, A de Castella, S Filia, K Filia, K Kelin, M Smith, W Montgomery, J Kulkarni, M Berk

(2010), Vol. 51, pp. 504-509, Comprehensive psychiatry, Maryland Heights, MO, C1-1

journal

A prospective study of the impact of subthreshold mixed states on the 24-month clinical outcomes of bipolar I disorder or schizoaffective disorder

S Dodd, J Kulkarni, L Berk, F Ng, P Fitzgerald, A de Castella, S Filia, K Filia, W Montgomery, K Kelin, M Smith, A Brnabic, M Berk

(2010), Vol. 124, pp. 22-28, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

The role of psychotherapy in bipolar disorder

S Lauder, M Berk, D Castle, S Dodd, L Berk

(2010), Vol. 193, pp. 31-35, Medical journal of australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Group-based psychosocial intervention for bipolar disorder : randomised controlled trial

D Castle, C White, J Chamberlain, M Berk, L Berk, S Lauder, G Murray, I Schweitzer, L Piterman, M Gilbert

(2010), Vol. 196, pp. 383-388, British journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2009

The impact of age at onset of bipolar I disorder on functioning and clinical presentation

F Biffin, S Tahtalian, K Filia, P Fitzgerald, A De Castella, S Filia, M Berk, S Dodd, P Callaly, L Berk, K Kelin, M Smith, W Montgomery, J Kulkarni

(2009), Vol. 21, pp. 191-196, Acta neuropsychiatrica, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Development of guidelines for carers of adults with bipolar disorder

S Dodd, L Berk, C Kelly, A Jorm

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 785-785, Bipolar disorders, Malden, MA, C1-1

journal

A critical update on psychological interventions for bipolar disorders

E Vieta, I Pacchiarotti, M Valentí, M Berk, J Scott, F Colom

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 494-502, Current psychiatry reports, [Philadelphia, Pa.], C1-1

journal
2008

Small shifts in diurnal rhythms are associated with an increase in suicide : the effect of daylight saving

M Berk, S Dodd, K Hallam, L Berk, J Gleeson, M Henry

(2008), Vol. 6, pp. 22-25, Sleep and biological rhythms, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, C1-1

journal

The importance of the treatment alliance in bipolar disorder

L Berk, C Macneil, D Castle, M Berk

(2008), pp. 167-182, Psychotherapies for the Psychoses: Theoretical, Cultural and Clinical Integration, B1-1

chapter
2007

History of illness prior to a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or schizoaffective disorder

M Berk, S Dodd, P Callaly, L Berk, P Fitzgerald, A de Castella, S Filia, K Filia, S Tahtalian, F Biffin, K Kelin, M Smith, W Montgomery, J Kulkarni

(2007), Vol. 103, pp. 181-186, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Pilot of group intervention for bipolar disorder

D Castle, M Berk, L Berk, S Lauder, J Chamberlain, M Gilbert

(2007), Vol. 11, pp. 279-284, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2006

Diagnosing bipolar disorder : how can we do it better?

M Berk, L Berk, S Dodd, K Moss, G Malhi

(2006), Vol. 184, pp. 459-462, Medical journal of Australia, Strawberry Hills, N. S. W., C1-1

journal
2005

The management of bipolar disorder in primary care : a review of existing and emerging therapies

M Berk, S Dodd, L Berk

(2005), Vol. 59, pp. 229-239, Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

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Diagnosis and management of patients with bipolar disorder in primary care

M Berk, S Dodd, L Berk, J Opie

(2005), Vol. 55, pp. 662-664, British journal of general practice, London, Eng., C1-1

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Grants

Industry and Other Funding

Development of MyMAPS, a novel integrative intervention for bipolar disorder

Prof Michael Berk, Mrs Lesley Berk, Ms Frances Quirk, Prof David Castle, Dr Steve Moylan, Mrs Janine Haigh, Prof Sheri Johnson, Dr Tim Denton, A/Prof Thilo Deckersbach

  • 2017: $6,818

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2016

Emma Gliddon

Thesis entitled: Discussion Forum Engagement in an Online Intervention for Bipolar Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine