D Silove

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of torture on post-traumatic stress symptoms in war-affected Tamil refugees and immigrants
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Health Services Building, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 43:49-55. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Do truth commissions heal? The East Timor experience
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia
    Lancet 367:1222-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint How well do refugees adapt after resettlement in Western countries?
    Derrick Silove
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:401-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Hearing the voices: mental health services in East Timor
    Anthony B Zwi
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Lancet 360:s45-6. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Capacity of screening questionnaires to predict psychiatric morbidity 18 months after motor vehicle accidents
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:604-10. 2003
  6. pmc Trauma exposure, PTSD and psychotic-like symptoms in post-conflict Timor Leste: an epidemiological survey
    Ian Soosay
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Psychiatry 12:229. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Overlap of symptom domains of separation anxiety disorder in adulthood with panic disorder-agoraphobia
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 27:92-7. 2013
  8. pmc Community perceptions of mental health needs: a qualitative study in the Solomon Islands
    Ilse Blignault
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 3:6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint No refuge from terror: the impact of detention on the mental health of trauma-affected refugees seeking asylum in Australia
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:359-93. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Translating compassion into psychosocial aid after the tsunami
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet 365:269-71. 2005

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of torture on post-traumatic stress symptoms in war-affected Tamil refugees and immigrants
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Health Services Building, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 43:49-55. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Do truth commissions heal? The East Timor experience
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia
    Lancet 367:1222-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint How well do refugees adapt after resettlement in Western countries?
    Derrick Silove
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:401-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Hearing the voices: mental health services in East Timor
    Anthony B Zwi
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Lancet 360:s45-6. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Capacity of screening questionnaires to predict psychiatric morbidity 18 months after motor vehicle accidents
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:604-10. 2003
    ..Compliance with completing and returning questionnaires remains a major challenge in this population, however, as indicated by the level of attrition in our study...
  6. pmc Trauma exposure, PTSD and psychotic-like symptoms in post-conflict Timor Leste: an epidemiological survey
    Ian Soosay
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Psychiatry 12:229. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the prevalence of psychotic-like symptoms in conflict-affected Timor Leste and to examine whether symptoms were associated with trauma and PTSD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Overlap of symptom domains of separation anxiety disorder in adulthood with panic disorder-agoraphobia
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 27:92-7. 2013
    ..There may be a need to refine items to include the reasons for avoiding leaving home, reluctance to sleep alone and to embark on trips, to ensure accurate discrimination between Pd-Ag and SAD in adulthood...
  8. pmc Community perceptions of mental health needs: a qualitative study in the Solomon Islands
    Ilse Blignault
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 3:6. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint No refuge from terror: the impact of detention on the mental health of trauma-affected refugees seeking asylum in Australia
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:359-93. 2007
    ..Documentation and research can be vital in achieving policy change in these settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Translating compassion into psychosocial aid after the tsunami
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet 365:269-71. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint The challenges facing mental health programs for post-conflict and refugee communities
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Southwestern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:90-6. 2004
    ..In a historical epoch in which displaced persons are facing particularly harsh treatment, there is a pressing need for consensus amongst mental health professionals in advocating for their needs...
  12. pmc The prevalence and correlates of adult separation anxiety disorder in an anxiety clinic
    Derrick M Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Level 1 Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital, corner Forbes and Campbell St, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:21. 2010
    ..This study assessed the prevalence and risk factor profile associated with ASAD in an anxiety clinic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Indices of social risk among first attenders of an emergency mental health service in post-conflict East Timor: an exploratory investigation
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:929-32. 2004
    ..We postulated that patients attending the first community mental health service in East Timor would be characterized not only by mental disturbance but by high levels of social vulnerability...
  14. doi request reprint Social and trauma-related pathways leading to psychological distress and functional limitations four years after the humanitarian emergency in Timor-Leste
    D Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 23:151-60. 2010
    ..Although based on cross-sectional data, the model supports the relevance of past trauma, posttraumatic distress, and postconflict social conditions to functioning in societies such as Timor-Leste...
  15. doi request reprint Adult separation anxiety disorder among war-affected Bosnian refugees: comorbidity with PTSD and associations with dimensions of trauma
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 23:169-72. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to clarify the pathogenic pathways leading to the comorbid PTSD-adult separation anxiety disorder pattern and its clinical implications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trauma, PTSD and the longer-term mental health burden amongst Vietnamese refugees : a comparison with the Australian-born population
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Level 1, Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool NSW, 2170 Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:467-76. 2007
    ..The data were compared with a survey of the host population...
  17. doi request reprint Explosive anger as a response to human rights violations in post-conflict Timor-Leste
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 69:670-7. 2009
    ..The data provide a foundation for exploring further the role of trauma-induced anger in the cycles of violence that are prevalent in post-conflict countries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding community psychosocial needs after disasters: implications for mental health services
    D Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    J Postgrad Med 52:121-5. 2006
    ..Establishing mental health services that are community-based, family-focused and culturally sensitive in the post-emergency phase can create a model that helps shape future mental health policy for countries recovering from disaster...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can structured interviews for posttraumatic stress disorder assist clinical decision-making after motor vehicle accidents? An exploratory analysis
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 47:194-200. 2006
    ..81 for predicting those with either subthreshold PTSD or full PTSD over the 18-month follow-up period. The implications for further research into a stepped approach to intervention and monitoring are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overcoming obstacles in confronting torture
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Level 4, Health Services Building, Liverpool Hospital, NSW 2170, Liverpool, Australia
    Lancet 361:1555. 2003
  21. doi request reprint Brief report--associations of personality disorder with early separation anxiety in patients with adult separation anxiety disorder
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia
    J Pers Disord 25:128-33. 2011
    ..Although cross-sectional in design, the study supports a direct link between early separation anxiety and some adult personality disorders, irrespective of the type of adult anxiety disorder present, including ASAD...
  22. doi request reprint Estimating clinically relevant mental disorders in a rural and an urban setting in postconflict Timor Leste
    Derrick Silove
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service and School of Psychiatry, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1205-12. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies undertaken in postconflict countries have focused primarily on trauma-related disorders. There is a need to include disabling psychotic disorders in order to plan clinical services in these settings...
  23. ncbi request reprint Policies of deterrence and the mental health of asylum seekers
    D Silove
    University of New South Wales, Level 4 Health Services Bldg, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia
    JAMA 284:604-11. 2000
    ..The medical profession has a role in educating governments and the public about the potential risks of imposing excessively harsh policies of deterrence on the mental health of asylum seekers. JAMA. 2000;284:604-611..
  24. ncbi request reprint Separation anxiety in adulthood: dimensional or categorical?
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick NSW, 2031, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 48:546-53. 2007
    ..Although some results of the analysis were ambiguous, the overall findings suggested a dimensional pattern. The relevance of the finding to the status of adult separation anxiety is discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint The asylum debacle in Australia: a challenge for psychiatry
    Derrick Silove
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:290-6. 2002
    ..To examine the mental health consequences of contemporary Australian policies pertaining to asylum seekers and to consider the possible roles of psychiatrists in responding to this issue...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of psychological trauma on the mental health of Vietnamese refugees resettled in Australia: a population-based study
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 360:1056-62. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess the long-term effects of trauma on mental health and disability in Vietnamese refugees resettled in Australia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of trauma associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caseness, severity and functional impairment: a study of Bosnian refugees resettled in Australia
    S Momartin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 57:775-81. 2003
    ..It may be that human rights violations pose a more general threat to the survivor's future psychosocial adaptation in areas of functioning that extend beyond the confines of PTSD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Separation anxiety in adulthood: a phenomenological investigation
    V Manicavasagar
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at Liverpool Hospital, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 38:274-82. 1997
    ..Although limited by the method of sampling, this preliminary study suggests the need to examine more systematically whether a form of separation anxiety disorder may occur in adulthood...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression and PTSD in a Cambodian population unaffected by war: comparing the Hopkins Symptom Checklist and Harvard Trauma Questionnaire with the structured clinical interview
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:152-7. 2007
    ..These issues warrant further investigation to specify more clearly the value of using the two approaches to case identification...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, detection and management of anxiety and depressive symptoms in unemployed patients attending general practitioners
    E J Comino
    Department of General Practice, Fairfield Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:107-13. 2000
    ..This study examined the detection and management of anxiety and depressive symptoms among unemployed patients attending general practitioners (GPs)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Continuities of separation anxiety from early life into adulthood
    V Manicavasagar
    South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 14:1-18. 2000
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in general practice patients: prevalence and management
    M F Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 164:526-9. 1996
    ..To determine the prevalence of anxiety and depression in general practice patients and assess management of these conditions by general practitioners (GPs)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders, disability and health service use amongst Vietnamese refugees and the host Australian population
    Z Steel
    Center for Population Mental Health Research, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:300-9. 2005
    ..To compare the prevalence of common mental disorders, disability and health service utilization amongst Vietnamese refugees resettled in Australia for 11 years, with data obtained from a national survey of the host population...
  35. doi request reprint The impact of fear for family on mental health in a resettled Iraqi refugee community
    Angela Nickerson
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Psychiatr Res 44:229-35. 2010
    ..The effect of ongoing threat to family still living in conflict-ridden countries on the mental health of refugees should be further considered in the context of healthcare...
  36. doi request reprint Heart rate after trauma and the specificity of fear circuitry disorders
    R A Bryant
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 41:2573-80. 2011
    ..Elevated heart rate (HR) at the time of an aversive event may reflect strength of the unconditioned response, which may contribute to fear circuitry disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Agreement in symptoms of anxiety and depression between patients and GPs: the influence of ethnicity
    E J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity, Training, Research, and Evaluation, Old Clinical School Building, Liverpool Hospital, PO Box 103, Liverpool NSW 2170, and School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Fam Pract 18:71-7. 2001
    ..Such symptoms may be under-diagnosed in Asian patients in particular...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of PTSD and depression: associations with trauma exposure, symptom severity and functional impairment in Bosnian refugees resettled in Australia
    Shakeh Momartin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney, NSW 2150, Australia
    J Affect Disord 80:231-8. 2004
    ..We examined whether a subgroup of refugees with comorbid PTSD and depression were at particularly high risk of disability. We also investigated whether specific trauma experiences were linked to this comorbid pattern...
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of the refugee decision on the trajectory of PTSD, anxiety, and depressive symptoms among asylum seekers: a longitudinal study
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    Am J Disaster Med 2:321-9. 2007
    ..To identify the direct impact of the refugee decision on psychiatric symptoms by adjusting for other variables, namely sociodemographic characteristics, past trauma, and ongoing postmigration stresses...
  40. doi request reprint Remission from post-traumatic stress disorder in the general population
    C Chapman
    The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Psychol Med 42:1695-703. 2012
    ..This study examined trauma experience, symptom severity, co-morbidity, service use and time to PTSD remission in a large population sample...
  41. ncbi request reprint Parent-child concordance for separation anxiety: a clinical study
    V Manicavasagar
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Liverpool Hospital, NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 65:81-4. 2001
    ..The small sample size and other potential biases caution against definitive conclusions being drawn, but the present data add to existing evidence that separation anxiety may aggregate in families...
  42. ncbi request reprint Promoting walking as an adjunct intervention to group cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders--a pilot group randomized trial
    Dafna Merom
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:959-68. 2008
    ..21, -3.41, and -5.14, respectively, p<0.05) compared to the GCBT+ED. The potential of exercise interventions as adjunct to GCBT for anxiety disorder needs to be further explored...
  43. ncbi request reprint Associations between juvenile and adult forms of separation anxiety disorder: a study of adult volunteers with histories of school refusal
    Derrick Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:413-5. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Science and the common good: indefinite, non-reviewable mandatory detention of asylum seekers and the research imperative
    Zachary Steel
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, UK
    Monash Bioeth Rev 23:93-103. 2004
    ..This imperative, however, must be carefully balanced against the risks that may face detainees agreeing to participate in such research...
  45. doi request reprint International and indigenous diagnoses of mental disorder among Vietnamese living in Vietnam and Australia
    Zachary Steel
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Level 1, Mental Health Centre, The Liverpool Hospital, Cnr Forbes and Campbell Streets, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 194:326-33. 2009
    ..Whether the prevalence rates of common mental disorders can be compared across countries depends on the cultural validity of the diagnostic measures used...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ethical research in partnership with an Indigenous community
    Richard Weston
    Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:S51-3. 2009
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in the Australian general population
    Natacha Carragher
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 24:520-7. 2010
    ..The present findings renew calls in the structural literature suggesting that the structure of PTSD should be revised in DSM-V...
  48. doi request reprint Adult attachment styles in panic disorder with and without comorbid adult separation anxiety disorder
    Vijaya Manicavasagar
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:167-72. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, as yet no research has examined the relationship of attachment styles to adult separation anxiety disorder, a condition that has only recently been fully recognized...
  49. doi request reprint Fear of cultural extinction and psychopathology among Mandaean refugees: an exploratory path analysis
    Angela Nickerson
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    CNS Neurosci Ther 15:227-36. 2009
    ..Treatment interventions implemented with cultural groups facing extinction should take into consideration anxiety about loss of culture...
  50. doi request reprint Adult separation anxiety disorder: a disorder comes of age
    Vijaya Manicavasagar
    School of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:290-7. 2010
    ..There is a pressing need to design and test appropriate treatments for ASAD and to educate clinicians to identify and manage the condition...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dua sakit (double sick): trauma and the settlement experiences of West Papuan refugees living in North Queensland
    Susan Rees
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service and Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:S128-32. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint The psychiatric sequelae of traumatic injury
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 167:312-20. 2010
    ..The authors sought to determine the range of new psychiatric disorders occurring after traumatic injury and the influence of mild TBI on psychiatric status...
  53. ncbi request reprint Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and displacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University New South Wales, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia
    JAMA 302:537-49. 2009
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Human rights and the trauma model: genuine partners or uneasy allies?
    Zachary Steel
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research and Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 22:358-65. 2009
    ..Consideration of third-generation rights raises important questions about the responsibilities facing mental health professionals applying the trauma model to non-Western settings...
  55. doi request reprint Post-traumatic amnesia and the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder after mild traumatic brain injury
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:862-7. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that PTSD may be more likely following MTBI, however, longer post-traumatic amnesia appears to be protective against selected re-experiencing symptoms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Health and human security in West Papua
    Susan J Rees
    Centre for Population Mental Health Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 189:641-3. 2008
    ..Australian health professionals are urged to assist in remediating this dire situation, in keeping with our tradition of contributing to the health care of societies in our region...
  57. doi request reprint A study of the protective function of acute morphine administration on subsequent posttraumatic stress disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 65:438-40. 2009
    ..To index the extent to which acute administration of morphine is protective against development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Disability and health service utilization associated with psychological distress: the influence of ethnicity
    Soufiane Boufous
    Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:171-9. 2005
    ..This was particularly true for those born in Southern and South-East Asia as well as the Middle East and Africa. Further research into the reasons underlying these findings for each ethnic group is warranted...
  59. ncbi request reprint Impact of immigration detention and temporary protection on the mental health of refugees
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Level 4, Health Services Building, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 188:58-64. 2006
    ..Over the past decade, developed Western countries have supplied increasingly stringent measures to discourage those seeking asylum...
  60. ncbi request reprint Delays in referral of patients with social phobia, panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder attending a specialist anxiety clinic
    Renate Wagner
    Clinic for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress at Bankstown Hospital, and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 20:363-71. 2006
    ..Appropriate educational programs seem warranted to ensure appropriate treatment for this condition...
  61. ncbi request reprint Pathways to the first contact with specialist mental health care
    Zachary Steel
    Center for Population Mental Health Research, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:347-54. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of Vietnamese patients attending an anxiety clinic in Australia and perceptions of the wider Vietnamese community about anxiety
    Renate Wagner
    University of New South Wales Australia
    Transcult Psychiatry 43:259-74. 2006
    ..These outcomes suggest the importance of education for ethnic communities regarding available mental health facilities and treatments offered, as well as specific information on mental illness to help remove stigma...
  63. ncbi request reprint Part I--the mental health impacts of migration: the law and its effects failing to understand: refugee determination and the traumatized applicant
    Zachary Steel
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia Center for Population Mental Health Research, Australia
    Int J Law Psychiatry 27:511-28. 2004
  64. pmc Sleep disturbance immediately prior to trauma predicts subsequent psychiatric disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sleep 33:69-74. 2010
    ..This study investigated the extent to which sleep disturbance in the period immediately prior to a traumatic event predicted development of subsequent psychiatric disorder...
  65. ncbi request reprint 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Challenges and early experiences in the development of an anxiety clinic in the public health sector
    R Wagner
    Clinic for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress, Bankstown Hospital, Bankstown, NSW 2200, Australia
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:406-11. 2002
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint A multisite study of initial respiration rate and heart rate as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1694-701. 2008
    ..This multisite study evaluated the extent to which acute heart rate and respiration rate predict subsequent chronic PTSD...
  68. doi request reprint Placing ethics in the centre: negotiating new spaces for ethical research in conflict situations
    A B Zwi
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Glob Public Health 1:264-77. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief in Bosnian refugees: associations with posttraumatic stress disorder and depression
    Shakeh Momartin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 45:475-82. 2004
    ..While PTSD and grief share common symptoms of intrusion, the two symptom domains are sufficiently distinct to warrant independent assessment of grief in refugee populations...
  70. doi request reprint Comparison of ICD-10 diagnostic guidelines and research criteria for enduring personality change after catastrophic experience
    Ruth O Beltran
    Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Psychopathology 42:113-8. 2009
    ..This presents a challenge to the way in which diagnostic criteria are conceptualized and stated...
  71. doi request reprint Distant memories: a prospective study of vantage point of trauma memories
    Lucy M Kenny
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Psychol Sci 20:1049-52. 2009
    ..These results suggest that remembering trauma from an observer vantage point is related to both immediate and ongoing PTSD symptoms...
  72. ncbi request reprint A self-report questionnaire for measuring separation anxiety in adulthood
    V Manicavasagar
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Compr Psychiatry 44:146-53. 2003
    ..9) suggesting that the questionnaire is an adequate alternative measure of SA. Results of this study support previous research suggesting that a construct of SA may be readily measured in adults...
  73. ncbi request reprint Is posttraumatic stress disorder an overlearned survival response? An evolutionary-learning hypothesis
    D Silove
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia D
    Psychiatry 61:181-90. 1998
    ..The heuristic value and limitations of such an evolutionary-learning theory are discussed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to promote physical activity among adults with anxiety disorders: evidence of acceptability and adherence
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 19:137-43. 2008
    ..To assess the adherence and acceptability of a physical activity program delivered as an adjunct to the usual cognitive behavioural group therapy (CBGT) for adults with anxiety disorders...
  75. ncbi request reprint Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adults
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006
    ..The findings also suggest the importance of examining the interrelationships between socio-economic status, social capital and mental health for community-dwelling adults...
  76. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessments of mental health needs after disasters
    Derrick Silove
    JAMA 296:576-8. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint The use of international videoconferencing as a strategy for teaching medical students about transcultural psychiatry
    Solvig Ekblad
    Karolinska Institutet, Division of Psychiatry, Neurotec Department, Stockholm
    Transcult Psychiatry 41:120-9. 2004
    ..Although cost-effective in teaching medical students in developed countries, videoconferencing may still be out of the reach of training programs in many developing countries where it is most needed...
  78. ncbi request reprint An ethnographically derived measure of anxiety, depression and somatization: the Phan Vietnamese Psychiatric Scale
    Tuong Phan
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Transcult Psychiatry 41:200-32. 2004
    ..The PVPS was rated as superior in clinical sensitivity and acceptability in comparison to other related measures...
  79. ncbi request reprint In protest
    Michael Dudley
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:978-9; discussion 979-80. 2004
  80. pmc Detention of refugees
    Mina Fazel
    BMJ 332:251-2. 2006
  81. ncbi request reprint Speaking out about human rights and health in West Papua
    Susan Rees
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns 4870, Australia
    Lancet 370:637-9. 2007