Professor Anthony Cleare BSc MBBS PhD FRCPsych
Prof Cleare trained in psychiatry at the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals in London, also spending time as a liaison psychiatrist at King’s College Hospital. At the end of his training, he was awarded the Laughlin Prize of the Royal College of Psychiatrists for the highest examination performance nationally. In 1998, he obtained his PhD looking at neuroendocrine aspects of affective disorders and has since continued an active research programme into all aspects of affective disorders.
Prof Cleare is consultant psychiatrist in The National Affective Disorders Service at the Maudsley Hospital, offering a tertiary care service specialising in the multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of patients with treatment resistant depression and bipolar disorder. He is also specialist advisor in aviation psychiatry to the Civil Aviation Authority. He has previously worked as a psychiatrist in several medical clinics including a pain clinic, a chronic fatigue syndrome clinic and a general medical outpatient clinic.
Prof Cleare has over 380 peer-reviewed and other publications and has contributed to many books and national guidelines, most recently the British Association for Psychopharmacology Evidence-Based Guidelines for Treating Depressive Disorders.
- Clinical psychopharmacology; neuroendocrinology and neurochemistry and functional neuroimaging (PET and f-MRI) of depression,
- chronic fatigue syndrome and aggression;
- neuroimaging of serotonin receptor function;
- biological effects of psychological therapies
Expertise and Public Engagement
Prof Cleare is Treasurer of the International Society for Affective Disorders and a member of many scientific societies including the British Association for Psychopharmacology.
King, S., Jelen, L., Pariante, C. M., Cleare, A. J., Young, A. H. & Stone, J. M., Feb 2019, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 100, p. S55-S55 Research output: Contribution to journal - Meeting Abstract. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.12.188
Perkins, A. M., Strawbridge, R., Arnone, D., Williams, S. C. R., Gasston, D., Cleare, A. J., O'Daly, O., Kumari, V., Ettinger, U. & Corr, P. J., 2019, In : Personality neuroscience. 2, p. e4 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1017/pen.2019.2
Fekadu, A., Demissie, M., Birhane, R., Medhin, G., Bitew, T., Hailemariam, M., Minaye, A., Habtamu, K., Milkias, B., Petersen, I., Patel, V., Cleare, A., Mayston, R., Thornicroft, G., Alem, A., Hanlon, C. & Prince, M., 20 Mar 2020, In : MedRxiv. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Taylor, R., Marwood, L., Oprea, E., De Angel, V., Mather, S., Valentini, B., Zahn, R., Young, A. & Cleare, A., 13 May 2020, In : International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. Research output: Contribution to journal - Review article
Carter, B., Strawbridge, R., Husain, I., Jones, B. D. M., Short, R., Cleare, A., Tsapekos, D., Patrick, F., Marwood, L., Taylor, R., Mantingh, T., De Angel, V., Nikolova, V., Andre F. Carvalho & Young, A., 5 Jun 2020, In : International Review of Psychiatry. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Strawbridge, B., Jaeckle, T. & Cleare, A., 17 Mar 2020, In : British Journal of Psychiatry Open . 6, 2, e28. Research output: Contribution to journal - Letter. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2020.10
Juruena, M. F., Eror, F., Cleare, A. J. & Young, A. H., 1 Jan 2020, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. SPRINGER, p. 141-153 13 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 1191). Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9705-0_9
Perkins, A. M., Bley, J. G., Cleare, A. J., Young, A. H., Corr, P. J., Dohrenbusch, R. & Ettinger, U., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 266, p. 595-602 8 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.074
Incecik, E., Taylor, R. W., Valentini, B., Hatch, S. L., Geddes, J. R., Cleare, A. J. & Marwood, L., 1 Apr 2020, In : BJPsych Bulletin. 44, 2, p. 47-52 6 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1192/bjb.2019.92
Herane Vives, A., Arnone, D., De Angel, V., Wise, T. P. J., Alameda, L., Chua, K-C., Young, A. & Cleare, A. J., 21 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Bipolar Disorders. 8, 1, 15. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40345-020-0180-x