Nav KapurMBChB, MMedSc, FRCPsych, MD
Dr.Nav is Head of Research at the Centre for Suicide Prevention in the University. He leads the suicide work programme of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness.
Nav was Chair of the Guideline Development Group for the NICE self-harm guidelines (longer term management) and chair of the NICE Topic Expert Group which developed Quality Standards for self-harm services. He is currently Chair of the Guideline Development Group for the NICE depression in adults guideline. He is a member of the National Suicide Prevention Advisory Group (England).
He is mental health theme lead (with Tony Morrison) for the Greater Manchester Clinical Research Network and academic programme lead for the Integrated Academic Training Scheme (Walport Scheme) in Psychiatry. He is also an Honorary Consultant in Psychiatry at the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust.
His publications are as follows:
Chang, S., Steeg, S., Kapur, N., Webb, R., Yip, P. & Cooper, J (2015). Self-harm amongst people of Chinese origin versus White people living in England: a cohort study. BMC Psychiatry, 15(1), 79. eScholarID:263455 | PMID:25880647 | DOI:10.1186/s12888-015-0467-0.
Cooper, J., Steeg, S., Gunnell, D., Webb, R., Hawton, K., Bennewith, O., House, A. & Kapur, N (2015). Variations in the hospital management of self-harm and patient outcome: A multi-site observational study in England. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174(0), 101-105. eScholarID:246400 | DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2014.11.037.
Gunnell, D., Coope, C., Fearn, V., Wells, C., Chang, S., Hawton, K. & Kapur, N (2015). Suicide by gases in England and Wales 2001-2011: evidence of the emergence of new methods of suicide. J Affect Disord, 170, 190-5. eScholarID:259631 | PMID:25254616 | DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2014.08.055.
Hawton, K., Bergen, H., Cooper, J., Turnbull, P., Waters, K., Ness, J. & Kapur, N (2015). Suicide following self-harm: Findings from the Multicentre Study of self-harm in England, 2000–2012. Journal of Affective Disorders, 175(0), 147-151. eScholarID:252616 | DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2014.12.062.
Kapur, N., Steeg, S., Turnbull, P., Webb, R., Bergen, H., Hawton, K., Geulayov, G., Townsend, E., Ness, J., Waters, K. & Cooper, J (2015). Hospital management of suicidal behaviour and subsequent mortality: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Psychiatry, eScholarID:271441 | DOI:10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00169-8.
Ness, J., Hawton, K., Bergen, H., Cooper, J., Steeg, S., Kapur, N., Clarke, M. & Waters, K (2015). Alcohol use and misuse, self-harm and subsequent mortality: an epidemiological and longitudinal study from the multicentre study of self-harm in England. Emergency Medicine Journal, eScholarID:245471 | DOI:10.1136/emermed-2013-202753.
Oude Voshaar, R., van der Veen, D., Kapur, N., Hunt, I., Williams, A. & Pachana, N (2015). Suicide in patients suffering from late-life anxiety disorders; a comparison with younger patients. Int Psychogeriatr, 1-9. eScholarID:259630 | PMID:25669916 | DOI:10.1017/S1041610215000125.
Oude Voshaar, R., van der Veen, D., Kapur, N., Hunt, I., Williams, A. & Pachana, N (2015). Suicide in patients suffering from late-life anxiety disorders; a comparison with younger patients. Int Psychogeriatr, 1-9. eScholarID:260628 | PMID:25669916 | DOI:10.1017/S1041610215000125.