Sharain Suliman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stellenbosch
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc DSM-IV personality disorders and their axis I correlates in the South African population
    S Suliman
    MRC Anxiety and Stress Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Psychopathology 41:356-64. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Cumulative effect of multiple trauma on symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression in adolescents
    Sharain Suliman
    Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Compr Psychiatry 50:121-7. 2009
  3. pmc Escitalopram in the prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 15:24. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Escitalopram in the prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 15:391. 2015
  5. pmc Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) protein levels in anxiety disorders: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch Cape Town, South Africa
    Front Integr Neurosci 7:55. 2013
  6. pmc Assessing post-traumatic stress disorder in South African adolescents: using the child and adolescent trauma survey (CATS) as a screening tool
    S Suliman
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 4:2. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Are neuropsychological deficits after trauma associated with ASD severity?
    Sharain Suliman
    Department of Psychiatry, MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:145-54. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of acute stress disorder severity
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Affect Disord 149:277-81. 2013
  9. pmc Disability and treatment of psychiatric and physical disorders in South Africa
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety and Stress Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:8-15. 2010
  10. pmc Predictors of transitions across stages of alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders in South Africa
    Sharain Suliman
    Medical Research Council Anxiety and Stress Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:695-703. 2010

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Publications19

  1. pmc DSM-IV personality disorders and their axis I correlates in the South African population
    S Suliman
    MRC Anxiety and Stress Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Psychopathology 41:356-64. 2008
    ..The prevalence of personality disorders (PD) in the South African population is largely unknown. Thus, we undertook to estimate prevalence, demographic correlates, co-morbidity and treatment rates of DSM-IV PD among South Africans...
  2. doi request reprint Cumulative effect of multiple trauma on symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression in adolescents
    Sharain Suliman
    Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Compr Psychiatry 50:121-7. 2009
    ..Against the backdrop of stressful life events and childhood abuse and neglect, we investigated the cumulative effect of multiple trauma exposure on PTSD, anxiety, and depression in an adolescent sample...
  3. pmc Escitalopram in the prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 15:24. 2015
    ..There is relatively little data, however, on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in this context...
  4. doi request reprint Escitalopram in the prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 15:391. 2015
    ..There is relatively little data, however, on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in this context...
  5. pmc Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) protein levels in anxiety disorders: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch Cape Town, South Africa
    Front Integr Neurosci 7:55. 2013
    ..Findings are, however, limited by the lack of research in this area, and given the potential for BDNF as a biomarker of anxiety disorders, it would be useful to clarify the relationship further. ..
  6. pmc Assessing post-traumatic stress disorder in South African adolescents: using the child and adolescent trauma survey (CATS) as a screening tool
    S Suliman
    MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 4:2. 2005
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our results indicate that trauma exposure and PTSD are prevalent in South African youth and if appropriate cut-offs are used, self-report scales may be useful screening tools for PTSD...
  7. doi request reprint Are neuropsychological deficits after trauma associated with ASD severity?
    Sharain Suliman
    Department of Psychiatry, MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:145-54. 2014
    ..Effect size of the model was moderate (f(2) = 0.171). Suicide risk and delayed verbal recall appear to be moderately associated with ASD severity after a MVA and may be useful indicators of distress in in acute trauma survivors...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of acute stress disorder severity
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Affect Disord 149:277-81. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine prospectively whether a combination of clinical, cognitive and demographic variables were predictive of ASD severity in an acutely traumatized sample...
  9. pmc Disability and treatment of psychiatric and physical disorders in South Africa
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety and Stress Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:8-15. 2010
    ..Despite high rates of mental disorders and associated disability in South Africa, they are less likely to be treated than physical disorders...
  10. pmc Predictors of transitions across stages of alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders in South Africa
    Sharain Suliman
    Medical Research Council Anxiety and Stress Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:695-703. 2010
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  11. pmc Comparison of pain, cortisol levels, and psychological distress in women undergoing surgical termination of pregnancy under local anaesthesia versus intravenous sedation
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Research Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 7:24. 2007
    ..This study compared the effects of local anaesthesia and intravenous sedation, administered for elective surgical termination, on outcomes of pain, cortisol, and psychological distress...
  12. doi request reprint Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Overweight, and Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Sharain Suliman
    From the Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 24:271-93. 2016
    ..Further prospective studies and research elaborating the nature and etiology of the association are required. ..
  13. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66met polymorphism and plasma levels in road traffic accident survivors
    Leigh van den Heuvel
    a Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Anxiety Stress Coping 29:616-29. 2016
    ..Alterations in brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) expression and release may play a role in the pathogenesis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differences in Abuse, Neglect, and Exposure to Community Violence in Adolescents With and Without PTSD and Depression
    Jani Nöthling
    Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Interpers Violence . 2016
    ..Traumatized youth should routinely be screened for a history of abuse and particularly exposure to community violence, given their strong association with PTSD...
  15. pmc Clinical and neuropsychological predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sharain Suliman
    MRC Anxiety Disorders Unit S Suliman, DJS, S Seedat, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health DJS, University of Cape Town and Department of Psychiatry S Seedat, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Medicine (Baltimore) 93:e113. 2014
    ..Early targeted profiling of this group of trauma survivors can inform early clinical interventions and policy. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of anxiety disorders by psychiatrists from the American Psychiatric Practice Research Network
    Katherine Sorsdahl
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 35:136-41. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate psychiatrists' current treatment practices for patients with anxiety disorders in the United States...
  17. doi request reprint Olanzapine monotherapy in posttraumatic stress disorder: efficacy in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Paul Carey
    MRC Research Unit on Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:386-91. 2012
    ..Limited evidence suggests that second generation antipsychotics may have a role to play as monotherapy in PTSD...
  18. doi request reprint Gender and cultural issues in psychiatric nosological classification systems
    Tanya van de Water
    Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    CNS Spectr 21:334-40. 2016
    ..This article aims to critically consider gender and culture in previous editions of the ICD and DSM to inform forthcoming classifications. ..
  19. doi request reprint Resilience and post-traumatic stress disorder in the acute aftermath of rape: a comparative analysis of adolescents versus adults
    Lydia van der Walt
    a Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    J Child Adolesc Ment Health 26:239-49. 2014
    ..Appropriate resilience-promoting strategies could potentially buffer or protect trauma-exposed individuals from psychopathology...