Mark Creamer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Inpatient versus day hospital treatment for chronic, combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a naturalistic comparison
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:183-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Psychopathology following trauma: the role of subjective experience
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, A and RMC Repat Campus, P O Box 5444, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Affect Disord 86:175-82. 2005
  3. ncbi Is mixed-handedness a marker of treatment response in posttraumatic stress disorder?: a pilot study
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Victoria and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 19:961-6. 2006
  4. doi PTSD among military personnel
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:160-5. 2011
  5. ncbi Amnesia, traumatic brain injury, and posttraumatic stress disorder: a methodological inquiry
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, ARMC Repat Campus, PO Box 5444, Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 43:1383-9. 2005
  6. ncbi The relationship between acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in severely injured trauma survivors
    Mark Creamer
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 42:315-28. 2004
  7. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Impact of Event Scale - Revised
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 41:1489-96. 2003
  8. ncbi Psychiatric disorder and separation from military service: a 10-year retrospective study
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Austin Health Repatriation Campus, P O Box 5444, Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 163:733-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: two-year follow-up
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 19:675-85. 2006
  10. doi Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in the elderly: a community prevalence study
    Mark Creamer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:853-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi Inpatient versus day hospital treatment for chronic, combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a naturalistic comparison
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:183-9. 2002
    ..In line with current mental health policy directions, the current study lends broad support to the recommendation that treatment services for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder be delivered in the least restrictive environment...
  2. ncbi Psychopathology following trauma: the role of subjective experience
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, A and RMC Repat Campus, P O Box 5444, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Affect Disord 86:175-82. 2005
    ..The prevalence of Criterion A2, and its association with traumatic memory and psychopathology, was examined in a large community sample...
  3. ncbi Is mixed-handedness a marker of treatment response in posttraumatic stress disorder?: a pilot study
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Victoria and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 19:961-6. 2006
    ..A. Huska, & T. M. Keane, 1993) than did veterans with consistent handedness. These data suggest that mixed-handedness is associated with poorer PTSD treatment response. Several possible explanations for this finding are discussed...
  4. doi PTSD among military personnel
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:160-5. 2011
    ..Finally, effective treatment for PTSD is reviewed, with particular reference to the challenges posed by this population in a treatment setting...
  5. ncbi Amnesia, traumatic brain injury, and posttraumatic stress disorder: a methodological inquiry
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, ARMC Repat Campus, PO Box 5444, Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 43:1383-9. 2005
    ..These data highlight the fact that PTSD may develop following trauma despite amnesia for the event, and illustrate the importance in both clinical and research settings of carefully examining the extent of amnesia...
  6. ncbi The relationship between acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in severely injured trauma survivors
    Mark Creamer
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 42:315-28. 2004
    ..In this particular population, the low sensitivity of the ASD diagnosis renders it a poor screening test for use in identifying high risk individuals for early intervention and prevention strategies...
  7. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Impact of Event Scale - Revised
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 41:1489-96. 2003
    ..The correlation between the IES-R and the PTSD Checklist was high (0.84) and a cutoff of 1.5 (equivalent to a total score of 33) was found to provide the best diagnostic accuracy...
  8. ncbi Psychiatric disorder and separation from military service: a 10-year retrospective study
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Austin Health Repatriation Campus, P O Box 5444, Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 163:733-4. 2006
    ..This study investigated the association between the onset of psychiatric morbidity and separation from military service over a 10-year period (1991-2001)...
  9. ncbi Treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: two-year follow-up
    Mark Creamer
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 19:675-85. 2006
    ..Although lack of a control group limits the extent to which improvements can be attributed to the treatment program, the data suggest that specialized treatment programs for combat-related PTSD continue to be of value...
  10. doi Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in the elderly: a community prevalence study
    Mark Creamer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:853-6. 2008
    ..Little prevalence data exist on trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the elderly. The authors examined lifetime exposure to trauma and 12-month PTSD in a large community sample...
  11. doi Temporal relationships between Gulf War deployment and subsequent psychological disorders in Royal Australian Navy Gulf War veterans
    Dean P McKenzie
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:843-52. 2010
    ..Our study aims to identify the most common psychological disorders that first appeared post-Gulf War, the period of peak prevalence and the sequence of multiple psychological disorders...
  12. doi Mechanisms of anger and treatment outcome in combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 21:142-9. 2008
    ..To improve treatment effectiveness, clinicians need to assess veterans' anger, aggression, and alcohol use, as well as their current fear of anger and elucidate the relationship between these factors...
  13. ncbi Clinical presentations and treatment outcomes of peacekeeper veterans with PTSD: preliminary findings
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, P O Box 5444, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2188-90. 2005
    ..This study examined intake and treatment outcome data for a group of peacekeepers with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  14. doi Disability after injury: the cumulative burden of physical and mental health
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e137-43. 2013
    ..Injury is one of the leading contributors to the global burden of disease. The factors that drive long-term disability after injury are poorly understood...
  15. doi Exploration of delayed-onset posttraumatic stress disorder after severe injury
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Center for Posttraumatic Mental Health, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia
    Psychosom Med 75:68-75. 2013
    ..The second aim was to determine what variables differentiated delayed-onset PTSD from chronic PTSD...
  16. doi Trauma at the hands of another: longitudinal study of differences in the posttraumatic stress disorder symptom profile following interpersonal compared with noninterpersonal trauma
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:372-6. 2012
    ..The current study aimed to identify the specific symptom profile of survivors of interpersonal and noninterpersonal trauma, and to examine changes in differences in the symptom profile over time...
  17. ncbi Comorbidity as a predictor of symptom change after treatment in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Center for Posttraumatic Mental Health and University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 1, Melbourne, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:93-9. 2003
    ..Further analyses indicated that anger at intake was the most potent predictor of symptom change. Further investigations of anger as an influence on symptom change after treatment of combat-related PTSD is recommended...
  18. doi A longitudinal analysis of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and their relationship with Fear and Anxious-Misery disorders: implications for DSM-V
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 127:147-52. 2010
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  19. ncbi Trauma at the hands of another: distinguishing PTSD patterns following intimate and nonintimate interpersonal and noninterpersonal trauma in a nationally representative sample
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Level 1 340 Albert St, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:147-53. 2014
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  20. doi Impact of combat and non-military trauma exposure on symptom reduction following treatment for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 206:33-6. 2013
    ..These findings have implications for considerations of optimal interventions for those with lower levels of combat exposure and additional non-military trauma...
  21. ncbi A concise measure of anger in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, PO Box 5444, Heidelberg W, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 17:249-56. 2004
    ..Assessment of convergent validity indicated that the DAR primarily measures Trait Anger. Results suggest that the DAR is a psychometrically strong measure, potentially useful for the evaluation of anger in PTSD...
  22. doi An examination of the structure of posttraumatic stress disorder in relation to the anxiety and depressive disorders
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 132:165-72. 2011
    ..The findings have implications for informing potential revisions to the structure of the diagnosis of PTSD and the diagnostic algorithm to be applied, with the aim of enhancing diagnostic specificity...
  23. doi Psychological first aid following trauma: implementation and evaluation framework for high-risk organizations
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Melbourne in Australia
    Psychiatry 74:224-39. 2011
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  24. ncbi Hazardous or harmful alcohol use in Royal Australian Navy veterans of the 1991 Gulf War: identification of high risk subgroups
    Dean P McKenzie
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:1683-94. 2006
    ..The findings have important implications for effective development of public health initiatives designed to encourage safe alcohol use among veterans...
  25. ncbi PTSD symptom trajectories: from early to chronic response
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:601-6. 2007
    ..Those without PTSD maintained their relatively low symptom levels. These findings highlight that individuals who will go onto develop PTSD have a distinctly different symptom course than those who recover...
  26. ncbi Mental health following traumatic injury: toward a health system model of early psychological intervention
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:387-406. 2008
    ..Recommendations are made to facilitate tailoring early intervention psychological therapies to the special needs of the injury population...
  27. doi Requiring both avoidance and emotional numbing in DSM-V PTSD: will it help?
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 130:483-6. 2011
    ..This paper investigated the impact of requiring both active avoidance and emotional numbing on the rates of PTSD diagnosis and comorbidity with depression...
  28. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression following trauma: understanding comorbidity
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1390-6. 2004
    ..This study aimed to explore the relationships among PTSD, depression, and comorbid PTSD/depression following traumatic injury...
  29. doi The structure of posttraumatic psychopathology in veterans attending primary care
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Level 1 340 Albert St, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 26:95-101. 2012
    ..Hyperarousal was more closely related to Fear than was Re-experiencing; however, Avoidance was not. Dysphoria was more closely related to the Anxious-Misery factor than all other PTSD factors...
  30. ncbi Determinants of quality of life and role-related disability after injury: impact of acute psychological responses
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, National Trauma Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma 59:1328-34; discussion 1334-5. 2005
    ..This study identified the unique contributions that characteristics about the injury/hospital admission and acute psychological adjustment make in determining 12-month role-related disability and QOL...
  31. ncbi Psychiatric morbidity following injury
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 161:507-14. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity following severe injury by adopting a longitudinal design with close attention to optimizing the research methodology...
  32. doi Naturalistic comparison of models of programmatic interventions for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:1051-9. 2008
    ..The present study compared clinical presentations and treatment outcomes for Australian veterans with PTSD who participated in a range of models of group-based treatment...
  33. doi Prior trauma and psychiatric history as risk factors for intentional and unintentional injury in Australia
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma 66:470-6. 2009
    ..We also aimed to describe the co-occurrence between trauma history and psychiatric history in unintentionally injured survivors...
  34. doi Posttraumatic stress disorder after injury: does admission to intensive care unit increase risk?
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, East Melnourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma 69:627-32. 2010
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  35. doi Internalizing and externalizing classes in posttraumatic stress disorder: a latent class analysis
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 23:340-9. 2010
    ..A second exploratory LCA using broader comorbidity indicators (MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical scales) demonstrated some support for, although limitations in, using nonpersonality measures to identify these classes directly...
  36. ncbi MMPI-2 as a predictor of change in PTSD symptom clusters: a further analysis of the Forbes et al. (2002) data set
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Pers Assess 81:183-6. 2003
    ..Further replication of the findings of this article and those reported by Forbes et al. (2002) is required...
  37. ncbi Patterns of treatment response in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder: an application of latent growth mixture modeling
    Peter Elliott
    Department of Psychiatry, Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 18:303-11. 2005
    ..The groups also varied significantly in terms of their characteristics, with symptom severity and improvements over time reflecting greater comorbidity and younger age. The results have both research and clinical implications...
  38. doi Should A2 be a diagnostic requirement for posttraumatic stress disorder in DSM-V?
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 176:257-60. 2010
    ..These findings do not support the inclusion of A2 as diagnostic requirement for DSM-V...
  39. ncbi Relationship between stressfulness of claiming for injury compensation and long-term recovery: a prospective cohort study
    Genevieve M Grant
    Faculty of Law, Monash University, Victoria, Australia2Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:446-53. 2014
    ..However, existing studies have substantial methodological weaknesses and have not identified which aspects of the claiming experience may drive these effects...
  40. ncbi Delayed-onset PTSD: a prospective study of injury survivors
    Jessica Carty
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Australia
    J Affect Disord 90:257-61. 2006
    ..This study sought to examine the relationship between sub-clinical levels of PTSD symptoms at 3 months posttrauma and delayed onset PTSD at 12 months in a large sample of traumatic injury survivors...
  41. doi Trauma-related dreams of Australian veterans with PTSD: content, affect and phenomenology
    Andrea J Phelps
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:853-60. 2011
    ..Conclusions: The findings provide preliminary support for non-replay dreams to satisfy the DSM B2 diagnostic criterion when the affect associated with those dreams is the same as that experienced at the time of the traumatic event...
  42. ncbi The MMPI-2 as a predictor of symptom change following treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Victoria
    J Pers Assess 79:321-36. 2002
    ..Regression analyses examining the most salient scales identified 5 items that contributed 14% of the variance in the prediction of change scores independently of the 21% accounted for by pretreatment PTSD severity...
  43. ncbi Tonic and phasic heart rate as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, P O Box 5444, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3091, Australia
    Psychosom Med 69:256-61. 2007
    ..Fear conditioning models propose that HR reactivity shortly after trauma may predict PTSD...
  44. doi Anger in PTSD: is there a need for a concept of PTSD-related posttraumatic anger?
    Tony McHugh
    The Victorian Psychological Trauma Recovery Service, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:93-104. 2012
    ..An argument is advanced for including visual imagery in an integrated (visual-linguistic) cognitive model of anger in PTSD. Directions for research on visual imagery in anger in PTSD and its treatment implications are discussed...
  45. ncbi Understanding posttraumatic nightmares: an empirical and conceptual review
    Andrea J Phelps
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:338-55. 2008
    ..Three alternate explanatory models are proposed that draw on existing knowledge within both the PTSD and dreaming fields to explain the full range of nightmares following trauma...
  46. ncbi Is poor sleep in veterans a function of post-traumatic stress disorder?
    Virginia Lewis
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Level 1, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne, 3002, Australia
    Mil Med 174:948-51. 2009
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  47. ncbi Testing the latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder: a taxometric study of combat veterans
    David Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 18:647-56. 2005
    ..Ruscio, Ruscio, & Keane, 2002). Implications are drawn for the conceptualization, etiology, and assessment of PTSD...
  48. ncbi Health costs following motor vehicle accidents: The role of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 18:557-61. 2005
    ..This study suggests that ongoing physical health problems must be considered in order to accurately assess the unique contribution that PTSD makes to health costs in the physically injured population...
  49. doi Attachment style in the prediction of recovery following group treatment of combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:881-4. 2010
    ..The results suggest that greater attention should be paid at initial assessment to attachment style of veterans before entering PTSD treatment, particularly group-based interventions...
  50. ncbi Imagery rehearsal in the treatment of posttraumatic nightmares in Australian veterans with chronic combat-related PTSD: 12-month follow-up data
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 16:509-13. 2003
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that the positive treatment effects of IRT on posttraumatic nightmares, PTSD, and broader symptomatology in males with chronic combat-related PTSD are maintained in the longer term...
  51. ncbi Posttraumatic appraisals in the development and persistence of posttraumatic stress symptoms
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne Parkville, Heidelberg West, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:173-82. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that appraisals made in the aftermath of trauma have a significant influence on subsequent psychological adjustment...
  52. ncbi Post-traumatic stress disorder--best practice GP guidelines
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne Psychiatry, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 38:106-11. 2009
    ..In order to facilitate translation of evidence regarding PTSD into busy clinical practice, and particularly for general practitioners, a more succinct version of the guidelines has been developed...
  53. ncbi Australian guidelines for the treatment of adults with acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, West Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:637-48. 2007
    ..Structured interventions such as psychological debriefing, with a focus on recounting the traumatic event and ventilation of feelings, should not be offered on a routine basis...
  54. doi Practitioner perceptions of Skills for Psychological Recovery: a training programme for health practitioners in the aftermath of the Victorian bushfires
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:1105-11. 2010
    ..SPR was developed by the US National Center for PTSD and US National Child Traumatic Stress Network. This study examined health practitioner perceptions of the training in, and usefulness of, SPR...
  55. ncbi Posttraumatic disorders following injury: an empirical and methodological review
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:587-603. 2003
    ..It is suggested that a clearer understanding of the psychological effects of physical injury will require the widespread adoption of more rigorous, standardized and transparent methodological procedures...
  56. ncbi Hazardous alcohol use and treatment outcome in male combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Stanley R Steindl
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 16:27-34. 2003
    ..However, drinking status was associated with PTSD symptoms when both were assessed at follow-up. PTSD arousal symptoms were the only symptom cluster to differentiate drinking groups...
  57. doi Preventing post traumatic stress disorder: are drugs the answer?
    Susan Fletcher
    Australian Centre for Post traumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:1064-71. 2010
    ..There remain a number of ethical and practical questions to be answered before the widespread use of chemoprophylaxis can be recommended...
  58. ncbi Pharmacotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: empirical review and clinical recommendations
    John Cooper
    Department of Psychiatry, Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, University of Melbourne, PO Box 5444, Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:674-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the available empirical data on pharmacological approaches to PTSD and to provide recommendations for clinical practice...
  59. doi A guide to guidelines for the treatment of PTSD and related conditions
    David Forbes
    University of Melbourne, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 23:537-52. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to examine the various guidelines and to compare and contrast their methodologies and recommendations to aid clinicians in making decisions about their use...
  60. ncbi MMPI-2 based subgroups of veterans with combat-related PTSD: differential patterns of symptom change after treatment
    David Forbes
    Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and University of Melbourne, Victoria Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:531-7. 2003
    ..The subclinical group demonstrated little change after treatment. In contrast, the trauma profile and global groups both improved, although the trauma profile group demonstrated greater PTSD symptom reduction than the global group...
  61. ncbi Maximizing follow-up in longitudinal studies of traumatized populations
    Christy K Scott
    Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago and Bloomington, IL 60610, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:757-69. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of the model is examined with reference to traumatic stress in a large community sample (N = 887) with eight waves of data over 2 years...
  62. ncbi Clinical symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder-diagnosed Australian and United States Vietnam combat veterans: an MMPI-2 comparison
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota, 414 E Clark Street, SDU 114, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 2390, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:458-64. 2003
    ..Results suggest that American and Australian Vietnam combat PTSD samples are very similar to each other, with implications for the treatment outcome literature...
  63. ncbi A confirmatory factor analysis of the acute stress disorder interview
    Robert Brooks
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 21:352-5. 2008
    ..These data provide the first confirmatory factor analysis of the ASD symptoms, and are discussed in terms of the 4-factor models repeatedly found in samples of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder...
  64. doi Treatment of acute stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:659-67. 2008
    ..Cognitive behavioral therapy for ASD may prevent PTSD, but trauma survivors may not tolerate exposure-based therapy in the acute phase. There is a need to compare nonexposure therapy techniques with prolonged exposure for ASD...
  65. ncbi Outpatient medical and mental healthcare utilization models among military veterans: results from the 2001 National Survey of Veterans
    Jon D Elhai
    Disaster Mental Health Institute, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:858-67. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate that need remains an important factor that drives healthcare use among veterans and does not seem to be overshadowed by socioeconomic factors that may create unfair disparities in treatment access...
  66. ncbi A multisite study of the capacity of acute stress disorder diagnosis to predict posttraumatic stress disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:923-9. 2008
    ..This study addresses these limitations by conducting a large-scale and multisite study to evaluate the extent to which ASD predicts subsequent PTSD...