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Book Chapters

Wijeratne C, 2019, 'Depression', in Butler R; Katona C (ed.), SEMINARS IN OLD AGE PSYCHIATRY, 2ND EDITION, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 112 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108593946.010

Journal articles

Wijeratne C; Earl J, 2022, 'A guide for medical practitioners transitioning to an encore career or retirement', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 216, pp. 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51378

Mooney A; Wijeratne C; Earl JK; Gordon J, 2021, 'Practise till you drop: Trialing an online intervention for late-career medical practitioners to promote planning for retirement', Internet Interventions, vol. 26, pp. 100452 - 100452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2021.100452

Wijeratne C; Johnco C; Draper B; Earl J, 2021, 'Doctors' reporting of mental health stigma and barriers to help-seeking', Occupational medicine (Oxford, England), vol. 71, pp. 366 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqab119

Wijeratne C; Johnco C; Draper B; Earl JK, 2021, 'Older Physicians’ Reporting of Psychological Distress, Alcohol Use, Burnout and Workplace Stressors', American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 29, pp. 478 - 487, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2020.09.010

Meuldijk D; Wuthrich VM; Rapee RM; Draper B; Brodaty H; Cuijpers P; Cutler H; Hobbs M; Johnco C; Jones M; Chen JTH; Partington A; Wijeratne C, 2021, 'Translating evidence-based psychological interventions for older adults with depression and anxiety into public and private mental health settings using a stepped care framework: Study protocol', Contemporary Clinical Trials, vol. 104, pp. 106360 - 106360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2021.106360

Wijeratne C; Earl J, 2021, 'A guide for medical practitioners transitioning to an encore career or retirement', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 214, pp. 12 - 14.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50870

Wijeratne C, 2020, 'Cognitive Screening of Older Practitioners', JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 323, pp. 1973 - 1974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.4257

Peisah C; Luscombe GM; Earl JK; Wijeratne C, 2019, 'Aging women and men in the medical profession: The effect of gender and marital status on successful aging and retirement intent in Australian doctors', Journal of Women and Aging, vol. 31, pp. 95 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08952841.2018.1412391

Wijeratne C; Peisah C; Earl J; Luscombe G, 2018, 'Occupational Determinants of Successful Aging in Older Physicians', American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 26, pp. 200 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2017.07.008

Wijeratne C; Earl JK; Peisah C; Luscombe GM; Tibbertsma J, 2017, 'Professional and psychosocial factors affecting the intention to retire of Australian medical practitioners', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 206, pp. 209 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja16.00883

Shah A; Savla-Shah S; Wijeratne C; Draper B, 2016, 'Are elite cricketers more prone to suicide? Further comments on suicides from individual countries of test cricketers', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 24, pp. 624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1039856216665284

Kwan E; Wijeratne C, 2016, 'Presentations of anxiety in older people', Medicine Today, vol. 17, pp. 34 - 41

Wijeratne C; Reutens S, 2016, 'When an elder is the abuser', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 205, pp. 246 - 247.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja16.00333

Shah A; Sava-Shah S; Wijeratne C; Draper B, 2016, 'Are elite cricketers more prone to suicide? A psychological autopsy study of Test cricketer suicides', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 24, pp. 295 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1039856216641311

Wijeratne C, 2016, 'Clinical assessment of the late-career medical practitioner', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 24, pp. 140 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1039856215626649

Wijeratne C, 2015, 'Professional capacity and the late career medical practitioner', INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, vol. 27, pp. S185 - S186, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000369706400119&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Peisah C; Strukovski JA; Wijeratne C; Mulholland R; Luscombe G; Brodaty H, 2015, 'The development and testing of the quality use of medications in dementia (QUM-D): A tool for quality prescribing for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 27, pp. 1313 - 1322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610214002816

Wijeratne C, 2014, 'Sex, drugs and gambling: Disinhibition in older people', Medicine Today, vol. 15, pp. 47 - 52

Peisah C; Wijeratne C; Waxman B; Vonau M, 2014, 'Adaptive ageing surgeons', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol. 84, pp. 311 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.12506

Wijeratne C; Peisah C, 2013, 'Accepting the challenges of ageing and retirement in ourselves: The need for psychiatrists to adopt a consensus approach', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 47, pp. 425 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867413477220

Wijeratne C; McKay R; Looi J, 2013, 'AN OVERVIEW OF THE NSW HEALTH HANDBOOK FOR BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA (BPSD)', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, vol. 47, pp. 37 - 38, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000329542900089&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Wijeratne C; Sachdev S; Wen W; Piguet O; Lipnicki D; Malhi G; Mitchell PB; Sachdev PS, 2013, 'Hippocampal and amygdala volumes in an older bipolar disorder sample', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 25, pp. 54 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610212001469

Randles J; Wijeratne C; Peisah C; Foulkes P, 2012, 'THERE'S NO ESCAPE - AGING, ILLNESS AND RETIREMENT', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, vol. 46, pp. 19 - 20, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000324742400047&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Wijeratne C, 2012, 'Behaviour and biomarkers in frontotemporal dementia: Implications for general psychiatry', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 46, pp. 477 - 478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867412439054

Blignault I; Manicavasagar VL; Parker GB; Wijeratne C; Sumathipala , 2012, 'Building capacity in identification and management of mood disorders: an Australia–Sri Lanka collaboration', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 20, pp. 53 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1039856211432481

Aarons S; Peisah C; Wijeratne C, 2012, 'Neuropsychiatric effects of Parkinson's disease treatment', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 31, pp. 198 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00632.x

Wijeratne C; Draper B, 2011, 'A reformulation of current recommendations for target serum lithium concentration according to clinical indication, age and physical comorbidity', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 45, pp. 1026 - 1032, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00048674.2011.610296

Lamont S; Brunero S; Wijeratne C; Barclay C, 2011, 'Evaluation of an electroconvulsive therapy service in a general hospital', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, vol. 20, pp. 223 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1447-0349.2010.00725.x

Blignault I; Manicavasagar V; Parker G; Wijeratne C; Sumathipala A, 2011, 'FP03-5 Improving the Identification and Management of Mood Disorders in Developing Countries', Asian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 4, pp. S32 - S32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1876-2018(11)60124-x

Blignault I; Manicavasagar VL; Parker GB; Wijeratne C; Sumathipala , 2011, 'Improving the Identification and Management of Mood Disorders in Developing Countries', Asian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 4S1, pp. S32 - S32

Wijeratne PC, 2011, 'Somatization in older people', Psychiatric Clinics of North America, vol. 34, pp. 661 - 671, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psc.2011.05.010

Wijeratne C; Harris PG, 2009, 'Late life depression and dementia: A mental health literacy survey of Australian general practitioners', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 21, pp. 330 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610208008235

Wijeratne C; Sachdev PS, 2008, 'Treatment-resistant depression: critique of current approaches', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 42, pp. 751 - 762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00048670802277206

Wijeratne C; Malhi GS, 2007, 'A critique of the concept of vascular mania', Bipolar Disorders, vol. 9, pp. 10 - 10, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000249243000028&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Wijeratne C; Hickie IB; Brodaty H, 2007, 'The characteristics of fatigue in an older primary care sample', Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 62, pp. 153 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2006.09.011

Wijeratne C; Malhi G, 2007, 'Vascular mania: an old concept in danger of sclerosing? A clinical overview', ACTA Psychiatrica Scandinavica, vol. 116, pp. 35 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0447.2007.01057.x

Wijeratne PC; Hickie IB; Davenport TA, 2006, 'Is there an independant somatic symptom disension in older people', Journal of Psychosomatic, vol. 61, pp. 197 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2006.01.012

Wijeratne C; Olley A; Mahli G; Philip M, 2006, 'Late-onset bipolar disorder: preliminary results from Sydney.', Acta Neuropsychiatr, vol. 18, pp. 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S092427080003180X

Wijeratne C, 2005, 'What's new in .. old age psychiatry?', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, vol. 39, pp. A110 - A110, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000234806800060&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Wijeratne C, 2005, 'The relationship between somatic and psychological forms of distress in older people and Somatoform disorders - Theoretical challenges in older people', INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, vol. 17, pp. 96 - 97, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000233322400183&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Wijeratne C, 2004, 'Somatic presentations of distress in primary care', Geriatrics and Aging, vol. 7, pp. 26 - 29

Wijeratne C; Manicavasagar V, 2003, 'Separation anxiety in the elderly', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol. 17, pp. 695 - 702, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0887-6185(02)00239-6

Wijeratne C, 2003, 'Is mobile phone syndrome the new RSI? Socio-cultural factors in the development of somatoform disorders', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, vol. 37, pp. A25 - A25, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000186635700088&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Wijeratne PC; Brodaty H; Hickie IB, 2003, 'The neglect of somatoform disorders by old age psychiatry:some explanations and suggestions for future research', International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 18, pp. 812 - 819, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gps.925

Wijeratne C; Shome S; Hickie IB; Koschera A, 2001, 'An age-based comparison of chronic pain clinic patients', International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 16, pp. 477 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gps.366

Wijeratne PC; Hickie IB, 2001, 'Somatic distress syndromes in later life: The need for paradigm change', Psychological Medicine, vol. 31, pp. 571 - 576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S003329170100383X

Wijeratne C, 2000, 'Correspondence', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 8, pp. 165 - 166, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/103985600353

Wijeratne C; Halliday GS; Lyndon RW, 1999, 'The present status of electroconvulsive therapy: A systematic review', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 171, pp. 250 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1999.tb123632.x

Wijeratne C; Shome S, 1999, 'Electroconvulsive therapy and subdural hemorrhage', Journal of ECT, vol. 15, pp. 275 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00124509-199912000-00007


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