Dr David Ash

 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit Medical Specialties
 Email dcashes@internode.on.net
 Telephone +61 8 8269 8144
 Location 33 Park Terrace-Gilberton SA 5081 ,   The Adelaide Clinic
  • Qualifications

    1985       FRANZCP

    1981       Diploma of Psychotherapy (University of Adelaide)

    1980       MRANZCP

    1975       MBBS (University of Adelaide)

     

  • Publications

    Reports

    Ash, D. Recovery–based services in the emergency setting. Psychiatry in Australia 2013: A report from a meeting of an Australian Psychiatrist Expert Group. 15–17 March 2013. Health Education Australia Limited, Australia.

    Book Chapters

    Ash, D.J., Singh, B, Benson, A, Weir, W. (2012) Government and Mental Health Services: History and Development. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health Services in Australia, Chapter 5.

    Ash, D.J., Turnbull, C. (2012). Private Psychiatric Services. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health Services in Australia, Chapter 5.

    Ash, D.J. (2012) Mental Health Services in Australian States and Territories – South Australia. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health Services in Australian States and Territories/South Australia, Deinstitutionalisation, Mainstreaming, Further review restructure, and changes in Leadership, Current challenges, Mental Health in Australia, Chapter 6.

    Ash, D.J. (2007) Mental Health Services in the Australian States and Territories – South Australia. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health in Australia, Chapter 6.

    Ash D.J., Benson A, Frahall, J., Fielding, J., Fossey, E., McKendrick, J., Rosen, A., Singh, B., Weir, W. (2007). Mental Health Services in Australia/The rise and fall of the institutions in Australia. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health Services in Australia, Chapter 5.

    Ash, D.J. (2001) Mental Health Services in the Australian States and Territories – South Australia. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health in Australia, Chapter 6

    Ash D.J., Benson A, Frahall, J., Fielding, J., Fossey, E., McKendrick, J., Rosen, A., Singh, B., Weir, W. (2001) Mental Health Services in Australia/The rise and fall of the institutions in Australia. In: Meadows and Singh (Eds.), Mental Health in Australia, Chapter 5.

    Journal Articles

    Muir-Cochrane, E., Gerace, A., Oster, Y., Mosel, K., O’Kane, D., & Ash, D. (2015). Five-year review of absconding in three acute psychiatric inpatient units in Australia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24, 28-37.

    Chia, N., Kimber, T., & Ash, D. (2014). Electroconvulsive therapy for the neurological and psychiatric manifestations of multiple system atrophy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(9), 877.

    Suetani, S., Ash, D., Halpin, M., & Singh, T. (2014). The Recovery Model in Psychiatric Intensive Care – what do consumers say? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(S1), 126.

    Ash, D., Suetani, S., Halpin, M., & Burton, C. (2014). The role of consumer feedback in shaping recovery services for agitated psychotic people. Schizophrenia Research, 153(S1), S285.

    Ash, D., Metcalfe, P., & Burton, C. (2014). Reduction in the use of seclusion with the introduction of recovery principles in an acute psychiatric unit. Schizophrenia Research, 153(S1), S292.

    Chia, N., Kimber, T., & Ash, D. (2014). Electroconvulsive therapy for the neurological and psychiatric manifestations of multiple system atrophy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. First published 24 February 2014.

    Tidswell, J., Kleinig, T., Ash, D., Thompson, P., Galletly, C. (2013). Early recognition of anti–N–methyl D–aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis presenting as acute psychosis. Australasian Psychiatry. First published 9 October 2013.

    Ash. D, Crichton, J. (2012). Recovery based practice in acute psychosis – The current state of play, future directions. Schizophrenia Research, 136, Supplement 1, S178.

    Ash, D., Singh, T., Air, T., Burton, C., Galletly, C. (2012). Metabolic health of people admitted to a psychiatric intensive care unit in Adelaide, South Australia. Primary Care Companion CNS Disorders, 4(1).

    Ash, D. (2011). Recovery–based service delivery and emergency psychiatry. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45(Suppl.1), A27.

    Ash, D., Galletly, C., Singh, T., Burton, C. & Air, T. (2010). Metabolic risk factors and weight gain in people admitted to a psychiatric intensive care unit. Schizophrenia Research, 117(2–3), 287.

    Ash, D., Galletly, C. (2009). Challenges in Psychiatric Classification: the case of generalized anxiety disorder. Australasian Psychiatry, 17(6), 484–487.

    Clark, C., Galletly, C., Ash, D., Moores, K., Penrose, R., McFarlane, A.. (2009) Invited Review: Evidence based medicine evaluation of electrophysiological studies of the Anxiety Disorders. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 40, 84–112.

    Ash, D., Galletly, C., Haynes, J., Braben, P. (2003) A survey of violence, self harm, victimisation and homelessness in patients admitted to an acute regional inpatient unit in South Australia. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 49, 112–118.

    Ash, D. (2000) Generalized Anxiety Disorder – An Update. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 34, Supplement pA4.

    Comley, C., Galletly, C., Ash, D., (2000) The use of atropine eye drops for clozapine induced hypersalivation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 34,1033–1034.

    Ash, D., Galletly, C., Kinneally, J., Braben, P. (1999) Self reported forensic histories amongst patients admitted to an acute psychiatric unit. Psychiatry, Psychology and the Law, 6, 197–202.

    Ash, D. (1998) Emergency Services – Crisis Unit – Hillcrest Hospital. Modern Management of Schizophrenia III Bulletin 3.        

    Ash, D., Galletly, C. (1997) Crisis beds: the interface between the hospital and the community. The International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 43, 193–198

  • Professional Associations

    Chairperson, Medical Advisory Committee, Ramsay Healthcare Mental Health Services SA

    Clinical Practice Improvement Network for Psychiatric Emergency Services

    Medical Panels, South Australia

    Member of the Evaluation of Psychiatric Services, Bridging (Feasibility) Project Team Member of the International Society for Affective Disorders

    Member of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders

    Member of the Seclusion and Restraint Minimisation Working Group, Mental Health Directorate, CALHN

    Member Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS)

    Member, Restraint and Seclusion Steering Committee, Mental Health Unit.

    State-wide Mental Health Clinical Directors Meeting, Representative for Ramsay Healthcare Mental Health Services SA

     

  • Professional Interests

    Anxiety Disorders
    Mood Disorders
    Psychiatric Services
    Emergency Psychiatry
    Violence and Aggression

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