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Book Chapters

McCabe, R. Conversation analysis (2006) In Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research M. Slade & S. Priebe (Eds.) London: Brunner-Routledge (pp. 24-46).

McCabe, R. (in press) Specifying interactional markers of schizophrenia in clinical consultations. In Against Theory of Mind I. Leudar & A. Costall (Eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peer Reviewed Journals

In press

Baillie, D., McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (in press) Aetiology of Depression and Schizophrenia: Current Views of British Psychiatrists. Psychiatric Bulletin.

Hansson, L., Svensson, B., Björkman, T., Bullenkamp, J., Lauber, C., Martinez-Leal, R., McCabe, R., Rössler, W., Salize, H., Torres-Gonzales, F., van den Brink, R., Wiersma, D. & Priebe, S. (in press) What works for whom in a computer mediated communication intervention in community psychiatry? Moderators of outcome in a cluster randomised trial. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.

Priebe, R. & McCabe, R. (in press) Therapeutic relationships in psychiatry: the basis of therapy or therapy in itself? International Review of Psychiatry.

Wiersma, D., van den Brink, R., Wolters, K., McCabe, R., Bullenkamp, J., Hansson, L., Lauber, C., Martinez-Lael, R., Roessler, W., Salize, H., Bjorkman, T., Torres-Gonzalez, F., Wright, D., Priebe, S. (in press) Individual unmet needs for care: Are they sensitive as an outcome criterion for mental health service interventions? Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.


Jones, G., Jankovic-Gavrilovic, J., McCabe, R., Becktas, C. & Priebe, S. (2008) Treating suicidal patients in an acute psychiatric day hospital: A challenge to assumptions about risk and overnight care. Journal of Mental Health, 17: 375-387. pdf

McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2008) Communication and psychosis: Its good to talk but how? British Journal of Psychiatry, 192: 404-405. pdf


Hassan, I., McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2007) Professional-Patient communication in the treatment of mental illness: A Review. Communication and Medicine, 4: 141-152. pdf

Kallert, T.W., Priebe, S., McCabe, R., Kiejna, A., Rymaszewska, J., Nawka, P., Ocvar, L., Raboch, J., Starkova-Kalisova, L., Koch, R. & Schuetzwohl, M. (2007) Are day hospitals effective for acutely ill psychiatric patients? A European multicenter randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68: 278-87. pdf

McGuire-Snieckus, R., McCabe, R., Catty, J., Hansson, L. & Priebe, S. (2007) The development of a new Scale to Assess the Therapeutic Relationship (STAR) in community mental health care. Psychological Medicine, 37: 85-96. pdf

McCabe, R., Saidi, M. & Priebe, S. (2007) Patient-reported outcomes in schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry (suppl), 191 (50): s21-28. pdf

Priebe, S., McCabe, R., Bullenkamp, J. et al. (2007) Structured patient-clinician communication and one-year outcome in community mental health care: A cluster randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 191: 420-426. pdf


Priebe, S., Briscoe, J., Jones, G., McCabe, R., Wright, D., Sleed, M. & Beecham, J. (2006) Effectiveness and costs of acute day hospital treatment as compared with conventional in-patient care: A randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 188: 243-249. pdf

Priebe, S. & McCabe, R. (2006) The therapeutic relationship in psychiatric settings. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 113 (Suppl. 429): 69-72. pdf


McCabe, R., Leudar, I. & Healey, P.G.T. (2005) What do you think I think? Theory of mind and schizophrenia. Proceedings of XXVII Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (Stresa, Italy, 21-23rd July) pp. 1443-8. pdf


McCabe, R., Leudar, I. & Antaki, C. (2004) Do people with schizophrenia display theory of mind deficits in naturalistic interaction? Psychological Medicine, 34:401-12.

McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2004) Assessing the stability of schizophrenia patients explanatory models of illness over time. Journal of Mental Health, 13(2): 163-169. pdf

McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2004) The therapeutic relationship in the treatment of severe mental illness: A review of methods and findings. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 50(2): 115-128. pdf

McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2004) Explanatory models of schizophrenia patients: A comparison of patients from four cultural backgrounds. British Journal of Psychiatry, 185: 25-30.

Briscoe, J., McCabe, R., Kallert, T. & Priebe, S. (2004) A survey of the roles and functions of psychiatric day hospitals in the UK. Psychiatric Bulletin, 28: 160-163. pdf

Bullenkamp, J., Salize, H. J., Hansson, L., McCabe, R., Priebe, S., Rössler, W., Torres-Gonzalez, F. & Wiersma, D. (2004) Towards More Effective Community Care for patients with severe psychosis (MECCA): Methods and tasks of a multi-centre European study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, Supplementum, 421(110), 24(49). pdf

McCabe, R. (2004) On the inadequacies of theory of mind explanations of schizophrenia: Alternative accounts of alternative problems. Theory and Psychology, 14(5): 738-52.

McCabe, R. (2004) Invited commentary on van Os et al. Evaluation of the Two-Way Communication Checklist as a clinical intervention - Result s of a multinational, randomised controlled trial. Evidence Based Mental Health, 7: 86.


McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2003) Engaging patients with psychosis in consultations: Authors reply. British Medical Journal, 326:549.

McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2003) Understanding the un-understandable: Communicating about psychotic symptoms in the medical consultation. Primary Care Mental Health and Education, 7: 4-6. pdf

McGuire, R., McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2003) Patient, client or service user? A survey of preferences of dress and address of six mental health professions. Psychiatric Bulletin, 27: 305-308. pdf

McCabe R & Priebe S. (2003) Are therapeutic relationships in psychiatry explained by patients' symptoms? Factors influencing patient ratings. European Psychiatry, 18(5): 220-5. pdf


McCabe, R. & Quayle, E. (2002) Knowing your own mind. The Psychologist, 15: 14-16. pdf

McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2002) Focusing on quality of life in treatment. International Review of Psychiatry, 14: 225-230. pdf

McCabe, R., Quayle, E., Beirne, A., & Duane, M.A. (2002) Insight, global neuropsychological functioning and symptomatology in chronic schizophrenia. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 190(8): 519-525.

Priebe, S., Bullenkamp, J., McCabe, R., Hansson, L., Rössler, W., Torres-Gonzales, F. & Wiersma, D. (2002) The impact of routine outcome measurement on treatment processes in community mental health care: Approach and methods of the MECCA study. Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale, 11:198-205. pdf

McCabe, R., Heath C., Burns, T. & Priebe, S. (2002) Engagement of patients with psychosis in the medical consultation: A conversation analytic study. British Medical Journal, 325:1148-1151 ( pdf


McGuire, R., McCabe, R. & Priebe, S. (2001) Theoretical frameworks for understanding and investigating the therapeutic relationship in psychiatry. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 36: 557-64. pdf


Priebe, S. & McCabe, R. (2000) Hospitalisation and rehabilitation services. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 13: 215-219. pdf

McCabe, R., Quayle, E., Beirne, A. & Duane, M.A. (2000) Is there a role for compliance in the assessment of insight in chronic schizophrenia? Psychology, Health and Medicine, 5: 173-178.

Healey, P.G.T, McCabe, R. & Katagiri, Y. (2000) A comparison of graphics and speech in a task-oriented interaction. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1889: 245-56.


McCabe, R., Röder-Wanner, U.-U., Hoffmann, K. & Priebe, S. (1999) Therapeutic relationships and quality of life: Association of two subjective assessments in patients with schizophrenia. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 45: 276-283. pdf

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