Saxby Pridmore

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Suicide and Western culture
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:42-50. 2009
  2. ncbi Suicide for scrutinizers
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 14:359-64. 2006
  3. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation and chronic pain: current status
    Saxby Pridmore
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 13:258-65. 2005
  4. ncbi Neuroimaging in psychopathy
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:856-65. 2005
  5. ncbi Psychiatry and Islam
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:380-5. 2004
  6. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation: potential treatment for tinnitus?
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:133-8. 2006
  7. doi Predicament suicide: concept and evidence
    Saxby Pridmore
    Centre for Remote Health a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:112-6. 2009
  8. ncbi Medication options in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:219-25. 2004
  9. doi Echopraxia in schizophrenia: possible mechanisms
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:565-71. 2008
  10. doi Suicide and reputation damage
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 16:312-6. 2008

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  1. doi Suicide and Western culture
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:42-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the cultural roots and transmission of Western suicide and suicidal behaviour...
  2. ncbi Suicide for scrutinizers
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 14:359-64. 2006
    ..The aim is to present information which may be useful to those who scrutinize mental health professionals and systems in the aftermath of completed suicide...
  3. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation and chronic pain: current status
    Saxby Pridmore
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 13:258-65. 2005
    ..Maintenance TMS is currently provided in relapsing major depression and may be a useful model in chronic pain management...
  4. ncbi Neuroimaging in psychopathy
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:856-65. 2005
    ..Evidence suggests a genetic contribution and dysfunction of the serotonin system. The objective of this article is to review the contribution of the neuroimaging of the last decade to our understanding of psychopathy...
  5. ncbi Psychiatry and Islam
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:380-5. 2004
    ..To explore psychiatry in Islam, with a view to informing Western psychiatrists working with Islamic patients, and Islamic medical students studying in Western countries...
  6. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation: potential treatment for tinnitus?
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:133-8. 2006
    ..There is a good theoretical basis and early research evidence suggesting that TMS may have treatment potential in tinnitus. Further, larger studies are necessary...
  7. doi Predicament suicide: concept and evidence
    Saxby Pridmore
    Centre for Remote Health a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:112-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to introduce the term 'predicament suicide' and add to the evidence that suicide may occur in the absence of Axis I diagnoses...
  8. ncbi Medication options in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:219-25. 2004
    ..Our aim is to explore the literature reporting the drug treatment of TRD, and to present such information as would be of interest to clinical psychiatrists...
  9. doi Echopraxia in schizophrenia: possible mechanisms
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:565-71. 2008
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  10. doi Suicide and reputation damage
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 16:312-6. 2008
    ..This paper uses the public record to explore the relationship between reputation damage and suicide...
  11. doi Does art imitate death? Depictions of suicide in fiction
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:65-72. 2013
    ..To determine whether fiction (narrative products) deals with the issue of suicide and, if so, what it tells us about suicide "drivers"...
  12. ncbi Changes to somatosensory detection and pain thresholds following high frequency repetitive TMS of the motor cortex in individuals suffering from chronic pain
    Sama Johnson
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 30, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Pain 123:187-92. 2006
    ..The finding that rTMS can have a direct effect on sensory thresholds in individuals suffering from chronic pain has implications for the therapeutic use of rTMS in the relief of chronic pain...
  13. doi Suicide in Old Norse and Finnish folk stories
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:321-4. 2011
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  14. ncbi Daily and spaced treatment with transcranial magnetic stimulation in major depression: a pilot study
    Yvonne Turnier-Shea
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, and School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:759-63. 2006
    ..Current protocols rely on daily treatments. This study was designed to determine whether the time period over which treatment is delivered is an important factor in efficacy...
  15. doi An observer's typology of suicide
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:46-8. 2010
    ..Each predicament is divided into two boxes according to the view of the observer, one in which the predicament is very clearly, and the other in which the predicament is less clearly the driver of the suicide. Examples are provided...
  16. doi Two cases of 'Type 3' suicide
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:426-30. 2010
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  17. doi Darwin on the emotions of the insane
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, City, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:295-7. 2010
    ..The style of words would be considered discriminatory by current standards. Darwin and his informants were of the highest moral and ethical caliber. However, attitudes and the style of word use has changed over the last century...
  18. doi Tinnitus and suicide: recent cases on the public record give cause for reconsideration
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:193-5. 2012
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  19. doi The suicides of The Metamorphoses
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:22-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper was to explore the attitude toward and motives for suicide recorded in Ovid's The Metamorphoses, a document that has influenced Western culture...
  20. doi Suicide in the Northern Territory, 2001-2006
    Saxby Pridmore
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, NT 0871, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:1126-30. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to characterize suicide in the Northern Territory (NT) for the 6 year period 1 January 2001-31 December 2006...
  21. doi Theory of mind and psychiatry: an introduction
    Giap Kian Ang
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:117-22. 2009
    ..We briefly describe the origins of ToM in primates and humans and some relevant neurobiology, and then touch on possible contributions to psychopathology...
  22. doi The suicide of Adam Czerniakow
    Garry Walter
    Discipline of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Northern Sydney and Central Coast Health Districuts, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:513-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this article is to describe the circumstances surrounding the suicide of Adam Czerniakow during the Holocaust...
  23. doi Coleridge's "The Madman and the Lethargist" and psychiatric disorder
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:398-400. 2011
    ..Also, that even dangerous mad people were considered potentially curable...
  24. doi Lord Clive did not suffer a mood disorder
    Saxby Pridmore
    Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, NT and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:28-31. 2010
    ..We aimed to clarify questions regarding Lord Clive's early suicidal behavior and mental health...
  25. ncbi Changes to cold detection and pain thresholds following low and high frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation of the motor cortex
    Jeff Summers
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 30, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 368:197-200. 2004
    ..In contrast, sham rTMS did not alter thresholds for cold stimuli. These findings provide evidence that sensory thresholds can be influenced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation...
  26. ncbi Information for assistants of repeated transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Saxby Pridmore
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, GPO Box 1061 L, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:22-9. 2003
    ..rTMS does not involve anaesthesia or seizure. Side-effects appear to be few. Much remains uncertain, however, even including the most appropriate treatment parameters...
  27. ncbi Cortical excitability of psychiatric disorders: reduced post-exercise facilitation in depression compared to schizophrenia and controls
    Philip D Reid
    Department of Psychological Medidine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:669-73. 2002
    ..This phenomenon is called post-exercise facilitation. This study aims to test the hypothesis that psychiatric syndromes (major depressive episode, schizophrenia) have different levels of post-exercise facilitation compared to controls...
  28. doi Negative symptoms: another differential
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:527-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to describe a complex case of apparent flat affect in a particular workplace...
  29. pmc Suicide and the publicly exposed pedophile
    Garry Walter
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Sydney, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Northern Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Malays J Med Sci 19:50-6. 2012
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  30. doi Excuses
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:110-2. 2011
    ..This paper aims to examine the nature of excuses...
  31. doi The suicidal desire of Tolstoy
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:211-4. 2011
    ..To explore whether a healthy, successful individual may experience suicidal desires...
  32. doi Suicide by couples from the public record
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:431-6. 2010
    ..Conclusion: Reports on the public record of suicide by couples provide valuable insights into the lives of participants, and their suicides could be grouped (terminal illness, legal difficulties, other) and classified using a typology...
  33. ncbi Is anger an excuse?
    Matthew Fasnacht
    Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:411-2. 2004
  34. doi Suicide, misappropriation and impulsivity
    Danny Cheah
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:544-6. 2008
    ..To describe a patient who survived a suicidal act in which lethal means were used and who subsequently cooperated with psychiatric examination...
  35. ncbi Why do doctors dislike treating people with somatoform disorder?
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, 67 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:134-8. 2004
    ..To consider the question of why doctors dislike treating people with somatoform disorder, with a view to assisting debate and improving services...
  36. ncbi Wisdom vs. political correctness
    Saxby Pridmore
    Australas Psychiatry 14:334. 2006
  37. ncbi Re: "Work related stress and pain"
    Saxby Pridmore
    Aust Fam Physician 36:199. 2007
  38. ncbi Abnormal grief reaction is a mental disorder from the legal perspective
    Saxby Pridmore
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:203. 2005
  39. ncbi Seduction in the forensic evaluation
    Saxby Pridmore
    Australas Psychiatry 12:83. 2004
  40. ncbi A misleading and pejorative book
    Saxby Pridmore
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:144-5. 2002
  41. ncbi Community treatment resistant disorder
    Saxby Pridmore
    Australas Psychiatry 15:77. 2007
  42. ncbi Suicide for scrutinizers
    Saxby Pridmore
    Australas Psychiatry 15:247-8. 2007
  43. ncbi Hip fracture and antipsychotics
    Giap Ang
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:939-40. 2007
  44. ncbi Reversible splenial lesion of the corpus callosum
    Maryam Ejareh Dar
    Australas Psychiatry 16:55-6. 2008
  45. ncbi The gain of suicide
    Jack Dale
    Australas Psychiatry 16:296-7. 2008
  46. ncbi Oral fixation in the 21st century
    Fiona Wagg
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:478. 2004