Carlos Zubaran

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Anxiety symptoms in crack cocaine and inhalant users admitted to a psychiatric hospital in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992) 59:360-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The correlation between breastfeeding self-efficacy and maternal postpartum depression in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Sex Reprod Healthc 4:9-15. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The international migration of health care professionals
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:512-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening tools for postpartum depression: validity and cultural dimensions
    C Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 13:357-65. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Validation of the English version of the Health-Related Quality of Life for Drug Abusers (HRQoLDA) test
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Eur Addict Res 18:220-7. 2012
  6. pmc The application of the Drug User Quality of Life Scale (DUQOL) in Australia
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Department of Psychiatry, Western Sydney Local Health District, Blacktown Hospital, PO Box 6010, Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:31. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The quest for recognition: Brazilian immigrants in the United States
    Carlos Zubaran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Sydney, Blacktown, NSW, Australia
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:590-610. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of the computerized version of quality of life and health status questionnaires in a community sample in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    Department of Psychiatry, Blacktown Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Sao Paulo Med J 129:36-40. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Investigating quality of life and depressive symptoms in the postpartum period
    Carlos Zubaran
    General Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
    Women Birth 24:10-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in crack and inhalant users in Southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    University of Western Sydney and Sydney West Area Health Service, Department of Psychiatry, New South Wales, Australia
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 9:221-36. 2010

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Anxiety symptoms in crack cocaine and inhalant users admitted to a psychiatric hospital in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992) 59:360-7. 2013
    ..The occurrence of psychiatric comorbidity among individuals with crack or inhalant dependence is frequently observed. The objective of this study was to investigate anxiety symptoms among crack cocaine and inhalant users in southern Brazil...
  2. doi request reprint The correlation between breastfeeding self-efficacy and maternal postpartum depression in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Sex Reprod Healthc 4:9-15. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship between breastfeeding self-efficacy and postpartum depression symptoms in a sample of Portuguese-speaking mothers in southern Brazil...
  3. doi request reprint The international migration of health care professionals
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:512-7. 2012
    ..Research evidence from different countries confirms that international medical graduates face discriminatory obstacles to exercise their rights and practise their professions in developed countries...
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening tools for postpartum depression: validity and cultural dimensions
    C Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 13:357-65. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the cultural characteristics of depressive postpartum symptomatology are examined...
  5. doi request reprint Validation of the English version of the Health-Related Quality of Life for Drug Abusers (HRQoLDA) test
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Eur Addict Res 18:220-7. 2012
    ..In this study, the validity and reliability of the English version of the HRQoLDA test are reported for the first time...
  6. pmc The application of the Drug User Quality of Life Scale (DUQOL) in Australia
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Department of Psychiatry, Western Sydney Local Health District, Blacktown Hospital, PO Box 6010, Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:31. 2012
    ..In this study, the authors report the results of a validation study in which the DUQOL was used for the first time in Australia...
  7. doi request reprint The quest for recognition: Brazilian immigrants in the United States
    Carlos Zubaran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Sydney, Blacktown, NSW, Australia
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:590-610. 2008
    ..The development of new approaches and methodologies to examine social networks, migration and the geographic concentration of poverty is advocated...
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of the computerized version of quality of life and health status questionnaires in a community sample in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    Department of Psychiatry, Blacktown Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Sao Paulo Med J 129:36-40. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Investigating quality of life and depressive symptoms in the postpartum period
    Carlos Zubaran
    General Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
    Women Birth 24:10-6. 2011
    ..RESEARCH QUESTION OR PROBLEM: The present study aims to assess the quality of life of a sample of mothers in Southern Brazil, in order to investigate the association between postpartum depression and quality of life (QoL) standards...
  10. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in crack and inhalant users in Southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    University of Western Sydney and Sydney West Area Health Service, Department of Psychiatry, New South Wales, Australia
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 9:221-36. 2010
    ..These findings underscore the need for more rigorous and extensive screening efforts to detect and treat depressive symptoms in crack and inhalent users...
  11. doi request reprint The Portuguese version of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale-Short Form
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:950-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate the validity and reliability of the short form of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale in Southern Brazil...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human nomenclature: from race to racism
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney and Sydney West Area Health Service, Australia
    World Health Popul 11:43-52. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the potentially harmful consequences of the "scientific" use of race, in the form of stereotyping and racism, are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and substance use: concepts and recent tendencies
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:281-6. 2009
    ..This article reviews the conceptual definitions of QoL as a researchable construct. It also presents the most commonly used questionnaires to evaluate QoL in the context of substance use...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of a screening instrument for postpartum depression in Southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    Department of Psychiatry, Blacktown Hospital, West Sydney Area Health Service, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:244-54. 2009
    ..The objectives of this investigation was to assess the prevalence of postpartum depression in a sample of 101 women and to validate a Portuguese version of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale (PDSS) in Southern Brazil...
  15. ncbi request reprint Portuguese version of the Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire: a validation study
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:443-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate the validity and reliability of the Portuguese version of the Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire (Q-LES-Q) among substance users in southern Brazil...
  16. pmc An assessment of maternal quality of life in the postpartum period in southern Brazil: a comparison of two questionnaires
    Carlos Zubaran
    Western Sydney Area Health Service, Department of Psychiatry, Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 64:751-6. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study that measures maternal quality of life during the postpartum period in Brazil...
  17. doi request reprint The correlation between postpartum depression and health status
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Matern Child Health J 14:751-7. 2010
    ..The association between self-rated health measures and postpartum depression may be even more significant in the context of socioeconomic deprivation...
  18. doi request reprint The Portuguese version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    J Hum Lact 26:297-303. 2010
    ..The Portuguese version of the BSES-SF constitutes a reliable research instrument for evaluating breastfeeding self-efficacy in Brazil...
  19. doi request reprint Retention in medical care and antiretroviral treatment according to skin color in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 13:170-7. 2014
    ..76, P = .38, which include similar levels of retention in medical care and treatment with ARV medications between groups of individuals categorized as white and nonwhite in this sample. ..
  20. doi request reprint The correlation between breastfeeding and maternal quality of life in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    Blacktown Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 6:25-30. 2011
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to explore correlations between maternal QoL and breastfeeding efficacy in Brazil...
  21. ncbi request reprint The correlation between health status and quality of life in southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 126:257-61. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate a possible correlation between the constructs of general health status and quality of life as assessed by the Portuguese versions of two questionnaires recently adapted and tested in Brazil...
  22. doi request reprint A validation study of the English version of the AlQol 9 to measure quality of life
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 40:131-6. 2014
    ..The AlQoL 9 is a specific questionnaire designed to assess health- and non-health-related consequences of alcoholism. The English version of the AlQoL 9 has not been validated using a larger sample...
  23. doi request reprint Bringing birth-related paternal depression to the fore
    Marina Schumacher
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Caxias do Sul, Brazil
    Women Birth 21:65-70. 2008
    ..This study aims to review the current literature available about birth-related paternal depression...
  24. doi request reprint Quality of life and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Southern Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    a School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 26:619-25. 2014
    ..Other domains of the WHOQOL-HOV BREF remained unchanged. These results indicate that, in this sample, personal beliefs and spirituality may be relevant subjects to explain sustained levels of adherence to HAART. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Balancing the act: The international migration of medical graduates
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Monash Bioeth Rev 29:05.1-12. 2011
    ..Continued research on this health care topic is required in order to identify the major factors that play a role in this process...
  26. pmc Ethnic Classification in the New Zealand Health Care System
    Elizabeth Rata
    The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Med Philos 41:192-209. 2016
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  27. doi request reprint Using the Portuguese version of the Bicultural Scale in Brazil
    Carlos Zubaran
    School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    Trends Psychiatry Psychother 38:156-163. 2016
    ..This is the first study designed to formally evaluate biculturality in Brazil...
  28. pmc The limbic system conception and its historical evolution
    Marcelo R Roxo
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:2428-41. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the historical evolution of the scientific understanding of interconnections between the human brain, behaviour, and emotions...