Alexander Cowell McFarlane
Affiliation: University of Adelaide
- The contribution of epidemiology to the study of traumatic stressAlexander McFarlane
University of Adelaide, Dept of Psychiatry, Level 1 Maternity Wing, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville 5011, Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:874-82. 2004..Of particular importance is the apparent longevity of the influence that these events have on psychological adjustment...
- Biologic models of traumatic memories and post-traumatic stress disorder. The role of neural networksAlexander C McFarlane
Department of Psychiatry, Adelaide University, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:253-70, v. 2002..Therefore, a neural network model of PTSD provides a method for conceptualizing the onset of PTSD symptoms and their subsequent modification with the passage of time...
- After the fires: looking to the future using the lessons from the pastAlexander C McFarlane
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Med J Aust 190:291-2. 2009..Victims of previous disasters have helped us learn much that can help those suffering now...
- Military deployment: the impact on children and family adjustment and the need for careAlexander C McFarlane
University of Adelaide, The Centre for Military and Veterans Health, Adelaide, South Australia
Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:369-73. 2009..Whereas there is an extensive clinical literature about the developmental challenges facing children and issues of family adjustment, there is a lack of systematic research. This review summarizes the findings of recent publications...
- One hundred years of lessons about the impact of war on mental health; two steps forward, one step backAlexander C McFarlane
Director, The Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 23:392-5. 2015..This paper outlines the substantial stigmatization of soldiers who suffered psychiatric disorders during World War I, and how there was little acceptance of the enduring impact of prolonged combat exposure once the war ended...
- Mental health services required after disasters: learning from the lasting effects of disastersA C McFarlane
Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Depress Res Treat 2012:970194. 2012....
- The relationship between Hippocampal asymmetry and working memory processing in combat-related PTSD - a monozygotic twin studyTimothy Hall
Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 2:21. 2012..abstract:..
- Traumatic events, other operational stressors and physical and mental health reported by Australian Defence Force personnel following peacekeeping and war-like deploymentsMichael Waller
The University of Queensland, Centre for Military and Veterans Health, Mayne Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
BMC Psychiatry 12:88. 2012..The association between stressful events on warlike deployments and subsequent mental health problems has been established. Less is known about the effects of stressful events on peacekeeping deployments...
- Health surveillance of deployed military personnel occasionally leads to unexpected findingsAlexander C McFarlane
Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies, University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
BMC Med 10:126. 2012..Military personnel evacuated due to physical illness require similar screening and monitoring for the risk of PTSD to those injured who are already known to be at high risk...
- The impact of traumatic stressors in civilian occupational settingsAlexander C McFarlane
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
J Public Health Policy 30:311-27. 2009..Against this background, there is a case for routine screening on an annual basis for those at risk...
- A longitudinal analysis of alcohol consumption and the risk of posttraumatic symptomsA C McFarlane
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
J Affect Disord 118:166-72. 2009..Previous studies investigating the impact of alcohol ingestion on the emergence of posttraumatic psychological symptoms have generated contradictory findings...
- Post-traumatic stress disorder in occupational settings: anticipating and managing the riskAlexander C McFarlane
Centre of Military and Veterans Health, University of Adelaide, 122 Frome Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Occup Med (Lond) 57:404-10. 2007..The challenge is to minimize the injury to individuals and lessen the cost to organizations through the optimal application of preventative strategies...
- Stress-related musculoskeletal painAlexander Cowell McFarlane
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:549-65. 2007..Treatment depends on thorough assessment, including psychiatric diagnosis, avoiding simplistic attributions and implementing evidence-based treatments that are well documented...
- Prevalence of victimization, posttraumatic stress disorder and violent behaviour in the seriously mentally illAlexander McFarlane
Centre for Military and Veterans Health, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:1010-5. 2006....
- The impact of early life stress on psychophysiological, personality and behavioral measures in 740 non-clinical subjectsAlexander McFarlane
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA 5011, Australia
J Integr Neurosci 4:27-40. 2005..000, R2=.24), independent of age, gender and type of stressor. In conclusion, we highlight the impact of a history of ELS showed significant effects on brain function (EEG and ERP activity), personality dimensions and nicotine dependence...