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Prof Derrick Silove

Professor

Contact Prof Silove

d.silove@unsw.edu.au

Refugee and post-conflict mental health; trauma and PTSD; culture and mental health; Mental health in developing countries; Anxiety; Anger; Gender.

Publications

A1 - Book

  • Michael Dudley, Frances Gale 2012, Mental Health and Human Rights: Vision, praxis, and courage, eds Dudley, Michael, Silove, Derrick, Gale, FranOxford University Press, U.K., ISBN 9780199213962
  • Hunter JB, Steel Z, Pearson LM, Silove DM, San Roque M, Frommer N, Redman R 2010, Tales of the Unexpected & Refugee Status Decision-Making: Managing and Understanding Psychological Issues Among Refugee Applicants, First, Faculty of Law and Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, University of New South Wales, Sydney, ISBN 9780980790603
  • Zwi A, Martins JS, Grove N, Wayte K, Martins N, Kelly PM, Guterres A, Traynor D, Gleeson P, Tarantola D, Whelan AM, Silove DM 2007, TIMOR-LESTE: Health Sector Resilience and Performance In A Time Of Instability, ANU, UNSW, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia, ISBN 9780733425349
  • Silove DM, Manicavasagar VL 2006, Overcoming panic and agoraphobia self-help course, A 3-part programme based on cognitive behavioural techniques, First, Constable & Robinson Ltd, London, ISBN 9781845295509
  • Silove DM 2005, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, World Health Organization, Geneva 27, Switzerland
  • Tennant C, Silove DM 2005, The development of a mental health service in East Timor: An Australian mental health relief project, 8, Royal college of Psychiatrists, UK
  • Silove DM 2003, East Timor National Mental Health Handbook, first, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia, ISBN 073342046X
  • Sozomenou A, Mitchell P, Fitzgerald M, Malak A, Silove DM 2000, Mental Health Consumer Participation in a Culturally Diverse Society 2nd edition, Australian Transcultural Mental Health Network, Sydney, ISBN 1876315210
  • Raphael B, Newman L, Silove DM, Bryant RA, Boman B, Sprague T, Hughson G, Fritchley R, Pansetis P 2000, Disaster Mental Health Response Handbook and Training Materials. An educational resource for mental health professionals involved in disaster management in NSW. NSW Health Department, NSW Health Department, Sydney, ISBN 0734732139
  • Weine S, Silove DM 2000, Task Force Report on International Trauma Training, United Nations University Press
  • Blaszczynski A, Silove DM, Panasetis P, Blaszczynski 1998, Primary Prevention for Psychiatric Morbidity and Posttraumatic Stress Reactions in Motor Vehicle Accident Sufferers, Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Sydney, ISBN 9781875909667
  • Blaszczynski A, Panasetis P, Silove DM, Blaszczynski 1998, The Road Ahead: A self-help guide for road trauma sufferers and their carers, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, ISBN 0868406880
  • Silove DM, Steel ZP 1998, The mental health and well-being of on-shore asylum seekers in Australia., Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, Sydney, ISBN 1875909559
  • Fitzgerald M, Ing V, Ya TH, Hay SH, Yang T, Doung HL, Barnett BE, Matthey S, Silove DM, Mitchell P, Mcnamara J 1998, Hear Our Voices: Trauma, Birthing and Mental Health among Cambodian Women., Transcultural Mental Health Centre, Australia, ISBN 1876315148
  • Silove DM, Manicavasagar VL 1997, Overcoming Panic, Robinson Publishing Ltd, London, ISBN 1854877011

B1 - Book Chapter

  • Steel Z, Steel CB, Silove DM 2012, Civilian Populations Affected by Conflict and Displacement Mental Health and the Human Rights Imperative, in Mental Health and Human Rights: Vision, praxis, and courage, eds Dudley, Michael, Silove, Derrick, Gale, FranOxford University Press, U.K., pp. 387-402, ISBN 9780199213962
  • Silove DM, Steel Z, Rees S 2012, Descent into the Dark Ages Torture and its Perceived Legitimacy in Contemporary Times, in Mental Health and Human Rights: Vision, praxis, and courage, eds Dudley, Michael, Silove, Derrick, Gale, FranOxford University Press, U.K., pp. 255-263, ISBN 9780199213962
  • Bryant RA, Creamer, Donnell O, Silove DM, McFarlane A 2011, Sleep disturbance immediately prior to trauma predicts subsequent psychiatric disorder, in Best of Sleep Medicine 2011: An Annual Collection of Scientific Literature, 2011, CreateSpace, pp. 239-241, ISBN 9781460993859
  • Silove DM, Nickerson AM, Bryant R 2010, Specific mental health disorders: Trauma and mental health disorders, in Mental and Neurological Public Health: A Global Perspective, 1, Academic Press, San Diego, CA, pp. 352-356, ISBN 0123815266
  • Silove DM, Nickerson AM, Bryant RA 2008, Specific mental health disorders; Trauma and mental disorders, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health, 1, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 196-201, ISBN 9780122272257
  • Silove DM 2007, Adaptation, eco-social safety signals and the trajectory of PTSD, in Understanding Trauma: Integrating Biological, Cliniocal, and Cultural Perspectives, First, Cambridge University Press, New York, pp. 242-258, ISBN 9780521854283
  • Austin P, Silove DM, Steel ZP 2007, The impact of Immigration Detention on the Mental Health of Asulum Seeker, in Hate Speech and Freedom of Speech in Australia, First, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 100-112, ISBN 9781862876538
  • Silove DM, Steel ZP, Bauman A 2007, Mass Psychological Trauma and PTSD: Epidemic or Cultural Illusion?, in Cross-Cultural Assessment of Psychological Trauma and PTSD, First, Springer Publishing Company, USA, pp. 319-336, ISBN 9780387709895
  • Silove DM, Steel ZP 2007, The culture of deterrence: the mental health impact of Australia`s asylum policies, in Culture and Mental Health: A comprehensive textbook, First, Edward Arnold, London, pp. 260-267, ISBN 9780340810460
  • Minas IH, Silove DM 2007, Transcultural and Refugee Psychiatry, in Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry (3nd Ed), Third, Melbourne University Press, Australia, pp. 511-522, ISBN 052285320X
  • Silove DM, Steel ZP 2007, The mental health impact of Australia's asylum policies, in Culture and Mental Health: A comprehensive textbook, First, Edward Arnold, London, pp. 260-267, ISBN 9780340810460
  • Silove DM 2006, The Impact of Mass Psychological Trauma on Psychosocial Adaptation among refugees, in Handbook of International Disaster Psychology: Refugee Mental Health Vol 3, first, Praeger Publishers/Greenwood, Westport, CT,US, pp. 1-17, ISBN 0275983188
  • Silove DM 2005, From trauma to survival and adaptation: Towards a framework for guiding mental rethinking initatives in post-conflict societies, in Forced Migration and Mental Health: Rethinking the Care of Refugees and Displaced Persons, First, Springer Publishing Company, New York, USA, pp. 29-51, ISBN 0387226923
  • Silove DM 2004, The global challenge of asylum, in Broken Spirits: The treatment of traumatized asylum seekers, refugees, war and torture victims, First, Brunner-Routledge, New York, pp. 13-31, ISBN 9780415943970
  • Silove DM 2003, Mental health of asylum seekers:Australia in a global context, in The Health of lRefugees, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, pp. 68-83, ISBN 0195515935
  • Turner S, Yuksel S, Silove DM 2003, Survivors of mass violence & torture, in Trauma Interventions in War and Peace: Prevention, Practice, and Policy, United Nations University Press, pp. 185-211, ISBN 9780306477232
  • Steel ZP, Silove DM 2001, Poisoned milk - Applying for asylum in Australia, in Traumatizations of refugees and asylum seekers: the relevance of the political, social and medical context, 1, Seismo Verlag, pp. 66-84, ISBN 3908239877
  • Silove DM, Kinzie JD 2001, Survivors of War Trauma, Mass Violence, and Civilian Terror, in The Mental Health Consequences of Torture, 1, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, pp. 159-176, ISBN 0306464225
  • Silove DM, Manicavasagar VL 2001, Early separation anxiety and its relationship to adult anxiety disorders, in The Developmental Psychopathology of Anxiety, Oxford University Press, United States, pp. 459-480, ISBN 0195123638
  • Sozomenou A, Mitchell P, Fitzgerald MH, Malak A, Silove DM 2001, Weaving diverse partnerships: Consumer and carer participation in a culturally and linguistically diverse society, in Diversity and mental health in challenging times, 1, Transcultural Mental Health Centre, Parramatta, pp. 32-50, ISBN 1740800044
  • Silove DM 2000, A conceptual framework for mass trauma: Implications for adaptation, intervention and debriefing, in Psychological Debriefing: Theory, practice and evidence, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 337-350, ISBN 0521647002
  • Steel ZP, Silove DM 2000, The Psychosocial Cost of Seeking and Granting Asylum, in International Handbook of Human Response to Trauma, Plenum Press, New York, pp. 421-438, ISBN 9780306460951
  • Fitzgerald M, Yang T, Hay SH, Mitchell P, Ing V, Ya TH, Matthey S, Duong HL, Barnett BE, Silove DM, Mcnamara J 1997, Collaborative Research: The bridge that can carry you over., in Perspectives on Transcultural Mental Health, Transcultural Mental Health Centre, Parramatta, Sydney, pp. 60-67, ISBN 0646346598
  • Silove DM 1996, Torture and refugee trauma: implications for nosology and treatment of posttraumatic syndromes, in International Review of Psychiatry, Carfax Publishing, Basingstoke, Hants, England, , ISBN 9780880489928

C1 - Journal Article

E1 - Conference Abstract

  • Rees S, Verdial T, Silove D, Thorpe R, Zwi A 2013, Intermittent Explosive Disorder amongst women in conflict affected Timor-Leste: associations with human rights trauma, ongoing violence, poverty and injustice., UNIV ALBERTA, INT INST QUALITATIVE METHODOLOGY, vol. 12, p. 738
  • Kowitz S, Bryant RA, Creamer M, McFarlane AC, Melvin G, O'Donnell M, Silove DM 2011, Pathways to PTSD: Support for an Avoidant Response in Adults with a History of Childhood Trauma, CO-ACTION PUBLISHING, vol. 2
  • 2005, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, RANZCP: 40th Congress Psychiatry in a Changing World, Sage Publications, United Kingdom
  • 2005, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, RANZCP: 40th Congress Psychiatry in a Changing World, Sage Publications, United Kingdom
  • 2005, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, RANZCP: 40th Congress Psychiatry in a Changing World, Sage Publications, United Kingdom
  • 2005, Epilepsia, 26th International Epilepsy Congress, Blackwell Publishing Inc, Malden, MA, USA
  • 2004, Biological Psychiatry, human brain mapping, Elsevier Science Inc, New York, NY, USA
  • Hickie C, Hickie IB, Silove DM, Wakefield D, Lloyd AR 1995, Delayed-type hypersensitivity skin testing - normal values in the Australian population (17), Psychoimmune networks on Health and Disease, Elsevier Science, UK
  • Hickie IB, Hickie C, Bennett BH, Wakefield D, Silove DM, Mitchell PB, Lloyd AR 1995, Biochemical correlates of in vivo cell-mediated immune dysfunction in patients with depression - a preliminary report, Psychoimmune networks on Health and Disease, Elsevier Science, UK

Grants

  • 2016 the role of oxytocin in attachment patterns and socio-emotional development ; AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2016 investigating anticipatory traumatic threat in refugees and asylum seekers ; AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2016 the role of oxytocin in attachment patterns and socio-emotional development ; Karitane.
  • 2015 translating science into better posttraumatic mental health ; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2015 translating science into better posttraumatic mental health ; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2015 testing a transgenerational cycles of violence model in timor-leste: impact of maternal anger on childhood aggression. ; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2014 the transgenerational effects of mass conflict: the impact of maternal explosive anger on infant development and mental health in timor-leste ; University of New South Wales.
  • 2013 impact of maternal mental health on early childhood development in post-conflict timor leste; defining key points for prevention and intervention ; University of New South Wales.
  • 2012 incentive payment_ingham institute ; Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research.
  • 2011 separation anxiety in pregnancy: associations with oxytocin release, attachment styles and mother-infant interactions. ; Karitane.
  • 2011 separation anxiety in pregnancy: associations with oxytocin release, attachment styles and mother-infant interactions. ; AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2011 Separation anxiety in pregnancy: associations with oxytocin release, attachment styles and mother-infant interactions. ; South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD).
  • 2010 building resilience in aceh ; AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2010 subproject - posttraumatic mental health: advancing understanding of diagnosis, treatment and mechanisms ; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2010 enhancing mental health in aboriginal children ; AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2010 posttraumatic mental health: advancing understanding of diagnosis, treatment and mechanisms ; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2010 Enhancing mental health in Aboriginal people: Reducing violence & developing resilience Richard Allan Bryant; Richard J. Weston; Nola M. Whyman; Justin J. Files; Derrick Michael Silove; Beverly Raphael; Robert Theodore Brooks; Kate Senior; Alexander McFarlane; Anthony Zwi; Zachary Steel; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2009 the role of trauma related anger and the cycles of violence in post conflict countries: a follow up study in timor leste ; NATIONAL HEALTH & MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.
  • 2009 understanding anger and its consequences amongst women in conflict-affected timor leste: implications for enhancing sustainable development ; AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.