Reseacrh interests

Dr Tahir's research interests are

  • Delirium,
  • Medically unexplained symptoms,
  • Depression in general hospital,
  • Effective communication with patients,
  • Teaching and training.

Peer reviewed publications

  1. Mitchell AJ. Shukla D, Ajumal HA., Stubbs B and Tahir TA. (Sep, 2014) The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) as a diagnostic and screening test for delirium: systematic review and meta-analysis. General Hospital Psychiatry, Nov-Dec; 36(6):627-33.
  2. Tahir TA (Dec, 2012). Delirium. Medicine, 40 (12), 658-661.
  3. Farewell D, Tahir TA and Bisson J (2012). Statistical methods in randomised controlled trials for delirium.. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 73, 197–204
  4. Cassidy E, Tahir TA and Morgan E (2012). Psychopharmacology in the medically ill. Seminars in Liaison Psychiatry. Second edition. Royal College of Psychiatrists, pp 378-395. ISBN 978 1 908020 34 5. (Book Chapter).
  5. Tahir TA, Farewell D, Bisson J. (2012) Randomised control trials for delirium: Current evidence and statistical methods, Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 72 (2012) 84–85.
  6. Tahir TA (2011) A review for usefulness of atypical antipsychotics and cholinesterase inhibitors in delirium, Pharmacopsychiatry. (Correspondence)
  7. Tahir TA, Morgan E. Eeles E. (2011). NICE Guideline: Evidence for pharmacological treatment of delirium. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Februrary, 70(2), 197-198.
  8. Tahir TA, Eeles E, Reddy V, Adeymo T, Muthuvelu P, Chapple S, Phillips B, Farewell D, Bisson. (2010). A randomized control trial of quetiapine versus placebo in the treatment of delirium, Journal of Psychosomatic Research (Nov. 2010), 69, 485-490.
  9. Eeles E, Tahir TA, Johansen A, Bisson JI, Hubbard RE (2009). Comparison of clinical assessment and actigraphy in the characterization of delirium Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 67, 103-104.
  10. Bourne R, Tahir TA, Brothwick M and Sampson L (2008). Drug treatment of delirium: Past, present and future, 65, 273-282.
  11. Tahir TA, Bisson JI, and Wilcox J. (2005). Copying clinic letters to psychiatric patients, Psychiatric Bulletin, 29: 327-329.


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