S Pridmore

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Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry has much to offer for chronic pain
    S Pridmore
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:145-9. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Excuses
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:110-2. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The 'Operationalized Predicaments of Suicide' (OPS) applied to Northern Territory coroners' reports
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 27, GPO Hobart, 7001 Tasmania, Australia Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 6:214-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Negative symptoms: another differential
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:527-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint An observer's typology of suicide
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:46-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Darwin on the emotions of the insane
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, City, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:295-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Two cases of 'Type 3' suicide
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:426-30. 2010
  10. doi request reprint 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

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry has much to offer for chronic pain
    S Pridmore
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:145-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to make an argument in favour of the inclusion of psychiatrists on chronic pain clinic teams...
  2. doi request reprint Excuses
    Saxby Pridmore
    University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:110-2. 2011
    ..This paper aims to examine the nature of excuses...
  3. doi request reprint The 'Operationalized Predicaments of Suicide' (OPS) applied to Northern Territory coroners' reports
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 27, GPO Hobart, 7001 Tasmania, Australia Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 6:214-7. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. doi request reprint 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...
  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. doi request reprint Two cases of 'Type 3' suicide
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:426-30. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation and normalization of the dexamethasone suppression test
    S Pridmore
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, Australia
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 53:33-7. 1999
    ..Six demonstrated normalization and good clinical improvement which was sustained for at least 1 month. Thus, rTMS has some biological effects in common with other antidepressant treatments...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postexercise facilitation appears durable in normal subjects
    S Pridmore
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital and the School of Psychology and University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 55:157-9. 2001
    ..The results suggest that facilitation is a durable individual characteristic of normal subjects. Serial studies may therefore be indicated in monitoring individuals suffering relapsing conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Substitution of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation treatments for electroconvulsive therapy treatments in a course of electroconvulsive therapy
    S Pridmore
    University of Tasmania and Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 12:118-23. 2000
    ..It is possible that the combination of ECT plus rTMS will provide a means of avoiding some of the subjective side-effects encountered with the conventional course of ECT. Further studies are indicated...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation applications and potential use in chronic pain: studies in waiting
    S Pridmore
    Pain Management Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Neurol Sci 182:1-4. 2000
    ..It is proposed that studies are justified to determine whether TMS can provide short-term or long-term relief in chronic pain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dexamethasone suppression test reversal in rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation-treated depression
    P D Reid
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:274-7. 1999
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the effect of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on the mood and dexamethasone suppression test (DST) of a patient with major depressive disorder (DSM-IV)...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. doi request reprint 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. doi request reprint 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...
  32. doi request reprint Echopraxia in schizophrenia: possible mechanisms
    Saxby Pridmore
    School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:565-71. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Re: "Work related stress and pain"
    Saxby Pridmore
    Aust Fam Physician 36:199. 2007