Alain Brunet

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of post-retrieval propranolol on psychophysiologic responding during subsequent script-driven traumatic imagery in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Alain Brunet
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Douglas Hospital Research Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 42:503-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater (PTSD is not overdiagnosed)
    Alain Brunet
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 52:501-2; discussion 503. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and treatment seeking in a nationally representative Canadian military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Hospital Research Centre and McGill University, Montreal, and St Anne s Hospital, Veterans Affairs Canada, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 19:847-58. 2006
  4. doi request reprint An fMRI investigation of memory encoding in PTSD: influence of symptom severity
    Erin W Dickie
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 46:1522-31. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of a French version of the impact of event scale-revised
    Alain Brunet
    McGill University and Douglas Hospital Research Centre, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Verdun, QC H4H 1R3
    Can J Psychiatry 48:56-61. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Neural correlates of recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder: a longitudinal fMRI investigation of memory encoding
    Erin W Dickie
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, FBC Pavillon, Verdun, QC H4H 1R3, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 49:1771-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between peritraumatic distress and peritraumatic dissociation: an examination of two competing models
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:853-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of the French version of the brief pain inventory in Canadian veterans suffering from traumatic stress
    Joaquin Poundja
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:720-6. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Twelve month use of mental health services in a nationally representative, active military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 46:217-23. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment seeking by military members with posttraumatic stress disorder: findings on rates, characteristics, and predictors from a nationally representative Canadian military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 52:103-10. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of post-retrieval propranolol on psychophysiologic responding during subsequent script-driven traumatic imagery in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Alain Brunet
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Douglas Hospital Research Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 42:503-6. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater (PTSD is not overdiagnosed)
    Alain Brunet
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 52:501-2; discussion 503. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and treatment seeking in a nationally representative Canadian military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Hospital Research Centre and McGill University, Montreal, and St Anne s Hospital, Veterans Affairs Canada, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 19:847-58. 2006
    ..Interventions aimed at increasing treatment-seeking behaviors should be tailored to the specific needs of various subgroups of nontreatment seekers...
  4. doi request reprint An fMRI investigation of memory encoding in PTSD: influence of symptom severity
    Erin W Dickie
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 46:1522-31. 2008
    ..These results confirm the roles of the vmPFC and the amygdala in PTSD and highlight the importance of taking into account individual differences when assessing the behavioural and neural correlates of the disorder...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of a French version of the impact of event scale-revised
    Alain Brunet
    McGill University and Douglas Hospital Research Centre, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Verdun, QC H4H 1R3
    Can J Psychiatry 48:56-61. 2003
    ..This report presents a French translation and validation of the Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R) in a population of women exposed to a natural disaster during or preceding pregnancy...
  6. doi request reprint Neural correlates of recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder: a longitudinal fMRI investigation of memory encoding
    Erin W Dickie
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, FBC Pavillon, Verdun, QC H4H 1R3, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 49:1771-8. 2011
    ..These results underscore the importance of longitudinal investigations for the identification of the differential neural structures associated with the expression and remission of anxiety disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between peritraumatic distress and peritraumatic dissociation: an examination of two competing models
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:853-8. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of the French version of the brief pain inventory in Canadian veterans suffering from traumatic stress
    Joaquin Poundja
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:720-6. 2007
    ..Overall, the French version of the BPI is a reliable, valid measure of pain in PTSD-suffering populations. Pain is a major issue in veterans with PTSD, and should be screened for with instruments such as the BPI...
  9. doi request reprint Twelve month use of mental health services in a nationally representative, active military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 46:217-23. 2008
    ..Mental disorders constitute a significant public health problem in active military populations. However, very little is known about patterns of mental health service use in these populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment seeking by military members with posttraumatic stress disorder: findings on rates, characteristics, and predictors from a nationally representative Canadian military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 52:103-10. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to identify rates, characteristics, and predictors of mental health treatment seeking by military members with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Amygdala response in patients with acute PTSD to masked and unmasked emotional facial expressions
    Jorge L Armony
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, F B C Pavilion, Verdun, Quebec H4H 1R3, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1961-3. 2005
    ..This study used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate amygdala response in patients with acute posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to emotional expressions...
  12. doi request reprint Prenatal exposure to a natural disaster increases risk for obesity in 5½-year-old children
    Kelsey Needham Dancause
    Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Res 71:126-31. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine whether PNMS resulting from a natural disaster influenced risk of childhood obesity...
  13. doi request reprint Peritraumatic distress but not dissociation predicts posttraumatic stress disorder in the elderly
    Alain Brunet
    McGill University and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1007-12. 2013
    ..Extending previous research in this field in adults and children, the aim of our study was to assess the utility of peri-traumatic dissociation and distress as a predictor of PTSD in the elderly...
  14. ncbi request reprint Peritraumatic fear, helplessness and horror and peritraumatic dissociation: do physical and cognitive symptoms of panic mediate the relationship between the two?
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Douglas Hospital Research Center, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 45:39-47. 2007
    ..The results also raise the possibility, however, that the mediational role of panic may be further moderated by additional variables...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Peritraumatic Dissociative Experiences Questionnaire self-report version in two samples of French-speaking individuals exposed to trauma
    Philippe Birmes
    Department of Psychiatry and Douglas Hospital Research Center, Psychosocial Research Division, McGill University, Montreal, Que Canada
    Eur Psychiatry 20:145-51. 2005
    ..The Peritraumatic Dissociative Experiences Questionnaire (PDEQ) is a self-report inventory used to assess dissociation that occurred at the time of a trauma. The aim of this study was the validation the PDEQ in French...
  16. ncbi request reprint Peritraumatic distress and the course of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms: a meta-analysis
    Emilie Thomas
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:122-9. 2012
    ..To examine how peritraumatic distress modulates the severity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) according to the timing of the PTSD symptom assessments...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation of the deployment risk and resilience inventory in French-Canadian veterans: findings on the relation between deployment experiences and postdeployment health
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 51:755-63. 2006
    ..This study had a twofold purpose: to validate the French-Canadian version of a measure of deployment risk and resilience factors and to examine the relation between deployment risk and resilience factors and postdeployment functioning...
  18. doi request reprint Prenatal maternal stress from a natural disaster predicts dermatoglyphic asymmetry in humans
    Suzanne King
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Verdun, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychopathol 21:343-53. 2009
    ..56). Prenatal maternal stress during the period of fingerprint development results in greater dermatoglyphic asymmetry in their children, especially in the face of greater maternal distress...
  19. pmc Propranolol's effects on the consolidation and reconsolidation of long-term emotional memory in healthy participants: a meta-analysis
    Michelle H Lonergan
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Que, Canada
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 38:222-31. 2013
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis on the experimental evidence regarding the capacity of the ß-blocker propranolol to block the consolidation/reconsolidation of emotional memories in healthy adults...
  20. doi request reprint Prenatal maternal stress affects motor function in 5½-year-old children: project ice storm
    Xiujing Cao
    Douglas Hospital Research Center, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Verdun, QC, Canada, H4H 1R3
    Dev Psychobiol 56:117-25. 2014
    ..In conclusion, disaster-related PNMS is associated with relatively lower motor functions in exposed offspring. Exposure timing, sex, and type of stress influenced the effects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stress during pregnancy affects general intellectual and language functioning in human toddlers
    David P Laplante
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Verdun, H4H 1R3, Canada
    Pediatr Res 56:400-10. 2004
    ..We suspect that high levels of prenatal stress exposure, particularly early in the pregnancy, may negatively affect the brain development of the fetus, reflected in the lower general intellectual and language abilities in the toddlers...
  22. doi request reprint Consistency of retrospective reports of peritraumatic responses and their relation to PTSD diagnostic status
    Annie Claude David
    Université du Québec à Montréal and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 23:599-605. 2010
    ..These results are consistent with the literature suggesting that compromised memory processes are related to sustained PTSD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Size versus shape differences: contrasting voxel-based and volumetric analyses of the anterior cingulate cortex in individuals with acute posttraumatic stress disorder
    Vincent Corbo
    Douglas Hospital Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 58:119-24. 2005
    ..We sought to replicate and extend these findings in a sample of individuals with acute PTSD...
  24. doi request reprint Development and persistence of posttraumatic stress disorder and the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism
    Geeta A Thakur
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute and Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 22:240-3. 2009
    ..8 (95% CI = 1.09-21.22). Contrary to previous findings, these data are suggestive of a protective role for the s allele of 5-HTTLPR in chronic PTSD...
  25. pmc The decision to vaccinate or not during the H1N1 pandemic: selecting the lesser of two evils?
    Andrea R Ashbaugh
    Research Center of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e58852. 2013
    ..Though studies have examined factors influencing people's decision to be vaccinated, few have focused on how general beliefs about the world or where an individual gathers information might influence that decision...
  26. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse and dissociative symptoms in adult schizophrenia
    Darren W Holowka
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Schizophr Res 60:87-90. 2003
    ..84, one-tailed p<0.001), and physical abuse (r=0.55, p<0.01). We suggest that emotional abuse may play an important role in the etiology of dissociation in schizophrenia...
  27. doi request reprint Memory and executive dysfunctions associated with acute posttraumatic stress disorder
    Geneviève Lagarde
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 177:144-9. 2010
    ..The findings, which point to the possibility of disturbed fronto-temporal system function in trauma-exposed individuals with acute PTSD, are particularly relevant for the early clinical management of this disorder...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the occurrence and intensity of post-traumatic stress disorder in victims 32 months after bomb attack
    Louis Jehel
    Unité de psychiatrie et psychotraumatisme, CHU Tenon AP HP, 4 rue de la Chine, 75970 Paris Cedex 20, France
    Eur Psychiatry 18:172-6. 2003
    ..Our objective was to identify factors that predict occurrence and severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a terrorism attack...
  29. ncbi request reprint The predictive power of peritraumatic dissociation and acute stress symptoms for posttraumatic stress symptoms: a three-month prospective study
    Philippe Birmes
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie et Psychologie Médicale, Hôspital Casselardit la Grave, France
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1337-9. 2003
    ..The authors prospectively examined the power of peritraumatic dissociation and acute stress symptoms in predicting posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fright (effroi) and other peritraumatic responses after a serious motor vehicle accident: prospective influence on acute PTSD development
    Guillaume Vaiva
    University of Lille II, INSERM U513, France
    Can J Psychiatry 48:395-401. 2003
    ..We prospectively examined the relation between various peritraumatic responses (that is, fear, helplessness, horror, amnesia, and fright) and the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 2 months after a trauma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Low posttrauma GABA plasma levels as a predictive factor in the development of acute posttraumatic stress disorder
    Guillaume Vaiva
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinique Michel Fontan, University of Lille II, 6 rue du Professeur Laguesse, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Biol Psychiatry 55:250-4. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that individuals with low plasma GABA levels may be more prone to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the aftermath of trauma exposure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of peritraumatic and acute traumatic stress among victims of an industrial disaster
    Philippe J Birmes
    Psychiatry Department, University Hospital of Toulouse, 170 avenue de Casselardit, TSA 40031, 31059 Toulouse cedex 09, France
    Psychiatr Serv 56:93-5. 2005
    ..Peritraumatic distress and dissociation and acute stress disorder appear conceptually different from one another and show promise in identifying who is at risk of PTSD...
  33. ncbi request reprint PTSD symptoms predict waking salivary cortisol levels in police officers
    Thomas C Neylan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:373-81. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [Validation of the Peritraumatic Distress Inventory's French translation]
    Louis Jehel
    Unité de psychiatrie et psychotraumatisme, Hopital Tenon, Groupe hospitalo universitaire, Paris, France
    Can J Psychiatry 50:67-71. 2005
    ..This article outlines the French translation and validation of the Peritraumatic Distress Inventory (PDI) in a psychotrauma outpatient sample...
  35. ncbi request reprint The co-occurrence of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and pain: is depression a mediator?
    Joaquin Poundja
    Department of Psychology Université de Montréal and Douglas Hospital Research Center, Montreal, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 19:747-51. 2006
    ..29) but that this relationship is fully mediated by depression. Our findings have important clinical implications: Treatment of PTSD and pain in veteran populations should include careful assessment and regular monitoring of depression...
  36. ncbi request reprint Immediate treatment with propranolol decreases posttraumatic stress disorder two months after trauma
    Guillaume Vaiva
    Clinical School of Psychiatry, University of Lille II, Lille, France
    Biol Psychiatry 54:947-9. 2003
    ..This study investigated the efficacy of propranolol prescribed shortly after trauma exposure in the prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and diagnosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Diurnal cortisol in schizophrenia patients with childhood trauma
    Christine Braehler
    Schizophr Res 79:353-4. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between posttrauma GABA plasma levels and PTSD at 1-year follow-up
    Guillaume Vaiva
    Hôpital Michel Fontan CHRU de Lille, rue André Verhaeghe, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1446-8. 2006
    ..The authors examined the association between low posttrauma plasma GABA levels and long-term PTSD...
  39. doi request reprint Predictors of enduring PTSD after an industrial disaster
    Philippe J Birmes
    Psychiatr Serv 59:116. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Critical incident exposure and sleep quality in police officers
    Thomas C Neylan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:345-52. 2002
    ..We examined the effects of critical incident exposure (trauma exposure) and routine (nontraumatic) work environment stressors on sleep quality after controlling for the effects of work shift schedule...