Reginald D V Nixon

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Affiliation: Flinders University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi The effects of social support and negative appraisals on acute stress symptoms and depression in children and adolescents
    Alicia A Ellis
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 48:347-61. 2009
  2. doi Cognitive processing therapy versus supportive counseling for acute stress disorder following assault: a randomized pilot trial
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Ther 43:825-36. 2012
  3. doi A randomized trial of cognitive behaviour therapy and cognitive therapy for children with posttraumatic stress disorder following single-incident trauma
    Reginald David Vandervord Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:327-37. 2012
  4. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of risk screening and early intervention comparing child- and family-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy for PTSD in children following accidental injury
    Justin Kenardy
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:92. 2010
  5. doi Does post-event cognitive load undermine thought suppression and increase intrusive memories after exposure to an analogue stressor?
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Memory 17:245-55. 2009
  6. doi Predictors of posttraumatic stress in children following injury: The influence of appraisals, heart rate, and morphine use
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 48:810-5. 2010
  7. ncbi September 11 attacks: prior interpersonal trauma, dysfunctional cognitions, and trauma response in a midwestern university sample
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Violence Vict 20:471-80. 2005
  8. ncbi Physiological arousal and dissociation in acute trauma victims during trauma narratives
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia 5001
    J Trauma Stress 18:107-13. 2005
  9. doi The influence of thought suppression and cognitive load on intrusions and memory processes following an analogue stressor
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Ther 40:368-79. 2009
  10. ncbi The effect of cognitive load and hyperarousal on negative intrusive memories
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:2652-63. 2007

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Publications31

  1. doi The effects of social support and negative appraisals on acute stress symptoms and depression in children and adolescents
    Alicia A Ellis
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 48:347-61. 2009
    ..To investigate the impact of social support on both acute stress symptoms and depression in children and adolescents following a single-incident trauma as well as the potential mediating effects of negative appraisals...
  2. doi Cognitive processing therapy versus supportive counseling for acute stress disorder following assault: a randomized pilot trial
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Ther 43:825-36. 2012
    ..Treatment gains were maintained for both groups at 6-month follow-up...
  3. doi A randomized trial of cognitive behaviour therapy and cognitive therapy for children with posttraumatic stress disorder following single-incident trauma
    Reginald David Vandervord Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:327-37. 2012
    ..It is concluded that PTSD secondary to single-incident trauma can be successfully treated with trauma-focused cognitive behavioural methods and the use of exposure is not a prerequisite for good outcome...
  4. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of risk screening and early intervention comparing child- and family-focused cognitive-behavioural therapy for PTSD in children following accidental injury
    Justin Kenardy
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:92. 2010
    ..The present trial aims to evaluate and compare child- and family-focused versions of a cognitive-behavioural early intervention for PTSD following accidental injury...
  5. doi Does post-event cognitive load undermine thought suppression and increase intrusive memories after exposure to an analogue stressor?
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Memory 17:245-55. 2009
    ..All experimental groups performed in a similar fashion in terms of memory testing of the film's content. The findings are discussed in the context of ironic process theory and cognitive models of post-traumatic stress...
  6. doi Predictors of posttraumatic stress in children following injury: The influence of appraisals, heart rate, and morphine use
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 48:810-5. 2010
    ..Likewise the relationship between unhelpful trauma appraisals and posttrauma psychopathology was replicated...
  7. ncbi September 11 attacks: prior interpersonal trauma, dysfunctional cognitions, and trauma response in a midwestern university sample
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Violence Vict 20:471-80. 2005
    ..The differential relationship of negative beliefs on acute trauma symptoms and depression is discussed...
  8. ncbi Physiological arousal and dissociation in acute trauma victims during trauma narratives
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia 5001
    J Trauma Stress 18:107-13. 2005
    ..These findings challenge the notion that dissociative reactions are associated with reduced psychophysiological arousal after trauma...
  9. doi The influence of thought suppression and cognitive load on intrusions and memory processes following an analogue stressor
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Ther 40:368-79. 2009
    ..The findings are discussed in the context of ironic process theory and cognitive models of posttraumatic stress...
  10. ncbi The effect of cognitive load and hyperarousal on negative intrusive memories
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:2652-63. 2007
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  11. doi Screening and predicting posttraumatic stress and depression in children following single-incident trauma
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:588-96. 2010
    ..Predictive performance of the others instruments was generally poor, and no instrument consistently predicted subclinical levels of depression...
  12. pmc An exploration of comorbid depression among female victims of intimate partner violence with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Center for Trauma Recovery and Department of Psychology, University of Missouri St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Affect Disord 82:315-20. 2004
    ..Factors contributing to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid major depression (MDD) were investigated among female victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  13. ncbi Parent-child interaction therapy: one- and two-year follow-up of standard and abbreviated treatments for oppositional preschoolers
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:263-71. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that an abbreviated form of PCIT has long-term benefits for families with young children displaying early conduct problems...
  14. pmc The accumulative effect of trauma exposure on short-term and delayed verbal memory in a treatment-seeking sample of female rape victims
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Center for Trauma Recovery and Department of Psychology, University of Missouri St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Trauma Stress 17:31-5. 2004
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  15. doi Treatment of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder: a pilot study
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, South Australia
    J Trauma Stress 24:451-5. 2011
    ..The clinical implications of this phased approach to treat PTSD and depression comorbidity are discussed...
  16. ncbi Parent-child interaction therapy: a comparison of standard and abbreviated treatments for oppositional defiant preschoolers
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:251-60. 2003
    ..The findings indicate that abbreviated PCIT may be of benefit for families with young conduct problem children...
  17. doi A randomized controlled trial of exposure therapy and cognitive restructuring for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:695-703. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that optimal treatment outcome may be achieved by combining CR with exposure therapy in treating PTSD patients...
  18. ncbi Induced arousal and reexperiencing in acute stress disorder
    Reginald D V Nixon
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 19:587-94. 2005
    ..Intrusive symptoms were significantly correlated with elevated arousal following the HVPT. The findings provide evidence that reexperiencing is directly associated with elevated states of arousal...
  19. pmc Resolution of trauma-related guilt following treatment of PTSD in female rape victims: a result of cognitive processing therapy targeting comorbid depression?
    Pallavi Nishith
    Center for Trauma Recovery and Department of Psychology, University of Missouri St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Affect Disord 86:259-65. 2005
    ..The present study revisited these findings to examine whether this effect was a function of improvement in a subset of participants with both PTSD and major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  20. doi The influence of data-driven processing on perceptions of memory quality and intrusive symptoms in children following traumatic events
    Anna C McKinnon
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 46:766-75. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in the context of a cognitive developmental model of PTSD in children...
  21. pmc Panic following trauma: the etiology of acute posttraumatic arousal
    Reginald D V Nixon
    Center for Trauma Recovery, University of Missouri St Louis, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:193-210. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of cognitive and arousal factors that may influence posttrauma panic...
  22. ncbi Hypnotherapy and cognitive behaviour therapy of acute stress disorder: a 3-year follow-up
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 44:1331-5. 2006
    ..These findings point to the long-term benefits of early provision of CBT in the initial month after trauma...
  23. ncbi Treating acute stress disorder following mild traumatic brain injury
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 160:585-7. 2003
    ..This study aimed to prevent PTSD in people who developed acute stress disorder after a mild brain injury by early provision of cognitive behavior therapy...
  24. ncbi The effect of arousal on memory for emotionally-relevant information: a study of skydivers
    Tamara Cavenett
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 44:1461-9. 2006
    ..Valence of words did not alter the pattern of results. The implications of the findings are discussed in the context of understanding memory processes under conditions of high threat...
  25. ncbi Predicting acute anxiety and depression following hip fracture
    Leyna Bruggemann
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Behav Med 30:97-105. 2007
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  26. ncbi The additive benefit of hypnosis and cognitive-behavioral therapy in treating acute stress disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:334-40. 2005
    ..CBT-hypnosis resulted in greater reduction in reexperiencing symptoms at posttreatment than CBT. These findings suggest that hypnosis may have use in facilitating the treatment effects of CBT for posttraumatic stress...
  27. ncbi Hypnotizability and posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective study
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:382-9. 2003
    ..This finding suggests that elevated hypnotizability in PTSD populations may not be entirely stable and may be associated with specific PTSD responses...
  28. doi The role of children's appraisals on adjustment following psychological maltreatment: a pilot study
    Fiona J Leeson
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:759-71. 2011
    ..The results indicate the need for enhanced community awareness about the impact of psychological maltreatment, and suggest a direction for therapeutic intervention...
  29. ncbi Peritraumatic and persistent panic attacks in acute stress disorder
    Reginald D V Nixon
    University of New South Wales, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 41:1237-42. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that ASD participants would report more peritraumatic and persistent panic than non-ASD participants, and that this panic would be associated with dysfunctional interpretations about somatic stimuli...
  30. ncbi Imaginal exposure alone and imaginal exposure with cognitive restructuring in treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:706-12. 2003
    ..Further, IE/CR participants had greater reductions in PTSD and maladaptive cognitive styles than IE participants at follow-up. These findings suggest that providing CR in combination with IE may enhance treatment gains...
  31. ncbi In vivo flooding for anxiety disorders: proposing its utility in the treatment posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michelle L Moulds
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 20:498-509. 2006
    ..A case is made for further study of in vivo flooding in the treatment of posttraumatic stress...