I have worked on several substantial epidemiological studies from which a nunber of publications have come. Selected output from single centre studies includes [6511], from multi–centre studies [12104131214], and from a collaborations with Zaragoza [971516], Ethiopia [8] and Bambuí [3].


[1]   C Brayne, L Gao, M E Dewey, F E Matthews, and Investigators Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Dementia before death in ageing societies — the promise of prevention and the reality. PLoS Medicine, 3(10):e397, 2006.

[2]   E Castro-Costa, M E Dewey, R Stewart, S Banerjee, F Huppert, C Mendonca-Lima, C Bula, F Reischies, J Wancata, K Ritchie, M Tsolaki, R Mateos, and M Prince. Prevalence of depressive symptoms and syndromes in later life in ten European countries. British Journal of Psychiatry, 191:393–401, 2007.

[3]   E Castro-Costa, C Fuzikawa, C P Ferri, E Uchoa, J O A Firmo, M F Lima-Costa, M E Dewey, and R Stewart. Dimensions underlying the Mini–Mental State Examination in a sample with low education levels. The Bambuí Health and Aging Study (BHAS). American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 17:863–872, 2009.

[4]   Y-F Chen, M E Dewey, A J Avery, and the Analysis Group of the MRCCFA Study. Self-reported medication use for older people in England and Wales. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 26(2):129–140, 2001.

[5]   R Churchill, M Khaira, V Gretton, C Chilvers, M E Dewey, C Duggan, and A Lee. Treating depression in general practice: factors affecting patients’ treatment preferences. British Journal of General Practice, 50:905–906, 2000.

[6]   J R M Copeland, I A Davidson, M E Dewey, C Gilmore, B A Larkin, C McWilliam, P A Saunders, A Scott, V Sharma, and C Sullivan. Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias, depression and pseudodementia: Prevalence, incidence and three-year outcome in Liverpool. British Journal of Psychiatry, 161:230–239, 1992.

[7]   M E Dewey, C de la Cámara, J R M Copeland, A Lobo, and P Saz. Cross-cultural comparison of depression and depressive symptoms in older people. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 87(6):369–373, 1993.

[8]   C Hanlon, G Medhin, A Alem, F Tesfaye, Z Lakew, B Worku, M E Dewey, M Araya, A Abdulahi, M Hughes, M Tomlinson, V Patel, and M Prince. Impact of antenatal common mental disorders upon perinatal outcomes in Ethiopia: the P–MaMiE population–based cohort study. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 14:156–166, 2009.

[9]   A Lobo, M E Dewey, J Copeland, J L Día, and P Saz. The prevalence of dementia among elderly people living in Zaragoza and Liverpool. Psychological Medicine, 22(1):239–243, 1992.

[10]   The Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (MRC CFAS). Cognitive function and dementia in six areas of England and Wales: the distribution of MMSE and prevalence of GMS organicity level in the MRC CFA Study. Psychological Medicine, 28:319–335, 1998.

[11]   A Mykletun, O Bjerkeset, M E Dewey, M Prince, S Overland, and R Stewart. Anxiety, depression, and cause–specific mortality. The HUNT study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 69:323–331, 2007.

[12]   C J Parker, K Morgan, M E Dewey, and the Analysis Group of the MRC CFA Study. Physical illness and disability among elderly people in England and Wales: the Medical Research Council cognitive function and ageing study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 51:494–501, 1997.

[13]   M Prince, D Acosta, H Chiu, M Scazufca, M Varghese, and the 10/66 Dementia Research Group. Dementia diagnosis in developing countries: a cross-cultural validation study. Lancet, 361:909–917, 2003.

[14]   M Prince, C Ferri, D Acosta, E Albanese, R Arizaga, M E Dewey, S I Gavrilova, M Guerra, Y Huang, K S Jacob, E S Krishnamoorthy, P McKeigue, J Ll Rodrigues, A Salas, A L Sosa, R Sousa, R Stewart, and R Uwakwe. The protocols for the 10/66 Dementia Research Group population–based research programme. BMC Public Health, 7:165, 2007.

[15]   P Saz, J R M Copeland, C de la Cámara, A Lobo, and M E Dewey. Cross-national comparison of prevalence of symptoms of neurotic disorders in older people in two community samples. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 91(1):18–22, 1995.

[16]   P Saz, R López-Antón, M E Dewey, T Ventura, A Martin, G Marcos, C de la Cámara, M A Quintanilla, B Quetglas, M Bel, A Barrera, A Lobo, and from the ZARADEMP/NO–COG project. Prevalence and implications of psychopathological non–cognitive symptoms in dementia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 119:107–116, 2009.