Select Publications

Journal articles

Bryant RA;Edwards B;Creamer M;O'Donnell M;Forbes D;Felmingham KL;Silove D;Steel Z;Nickerson A;McFarlane AC;Van Hooff M;Hadzi-Pavlovic D, 2018, 'The effect of post-traumatic stress disorder on refugees' parenting and their children's mental health: a cohort study', The Lancet Public Health, vol. 3, pp. e249 - e258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30051-3

Le L;Morina N;Schnyder U;Schick M;Bryant RA;Nickerson A, 2018, 'The effects of perceived torture controllability on symptom severity of posttraumatic stress, depression and anger in refugees and asylum seekers: A path analysis.', Psychiatry Res, vol. 264, pp. 143 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.055

Minihan S;Liddell BJ;Byrow Y;Bryant RA;Nickerson A, 2018, 'Patterns and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder in refugees: A latent class analysis', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 232, pp. 252 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.02.010

Morina N;Kuenburg A;Schnyder U;Bryant RA;Nickerson A;Schick M, 2018, 'The association of post-traumatic and postmigration stress with pain and other somatic symptoms: An explorative analysis in traumatized refugees and asylum seekers', Pain Medicine (United States), vol. 19, pp. 50 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnx005

Liddell BJ;Nickerson A;Bryant RA, 2018, 'Clinical science and torture survivors' rights to rehabilitation', The Lancet Psychiatry, vol. 5, pp. 101 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30332-2

Morina N;Bryant RA;Doolan EL;Martin-Sölch C;Plichta MM;Pfaltz MC;Schnyder U;Schick M;Nickerson A, 2018, 'The impact of enhancing perceived self-efficacy in torture survivors', Depression and Anxiety, vol. 35, pp. 58 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/da.22684

Spiller TR;Schick M;Schnyder U;Bryant RA;Nickerson A;Morina N, 2017, 'Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a clinical sample of refugees: a network analysis', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTRAUMATOLOGY, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2017.1318032

Bryant RA;Kenny L;Joscelyne A;Rawson N;Maccallum F;Cahill C;Hopwood S;Nickerson A, 2017, 'Treating prolonged grief disorder: A 2-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial', Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 78, pp. 1363 - 1368, http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/JCP.16m10729

Morina N;Ewers SM;Passardi S;Schnyder U;Knaevelsrud C;Müller J;Bryant RA;Nickerson A;Schick M, 2017, 'Mental health assessments in refugees and asylum seekers: Evaluation of a tablet-assisted screening software', Conflict and Health, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13031-017-0120-2

O'Donnell ML;Schaefer I;Varker T;Kartal D;Forbes D;Bryant RA A;Silove D;Creamer M;McFarlane A;Mahli G;Felmingham K;Van Hoof M;Hadzi-Pavlovic D;Nickerson A;Steel Z, 2017, 'A systematic review of person-centered approaches to investigating patterns of trauma exposure', Clinical Psychology Review, vol. 57, pp. 208 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2017.08.009

Nickerson A;Cloitre M;Bryant RA;Schnyder U;Morina N;Schick M, 2017, 'Response to the letter to the editor regarding ‘the factor structure of complex posttraumatic stress disorder in traumatized refugees’', European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2017.1308200

Nickerson A;Schick M;Schnyder U;Bryant RA;Morina N, 2017, 'Comorbidity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in Tortured, Treatment-Seeking Refugees', Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 30, pp. 409 - 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts.22205

Bryant RA;Creamer M;O'Donnell M;Forbes D;Felmingham KL;Silove D;Malhi G;Van Hoof M;McFarlane AC;Nickerson A, 2017, 'Separation from parents during childhood trauma predicts adult attachment security and post-traumatic stress disorder', Psychological Medicine, vol. 47, pp. 2028 - 2035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291717000472

Doolan EL;Bryant RA;Liddell BJ;Nickerson A, 2017, 'The conceptualization of emotion regulation difficulties, and its association with posttraumatic stress symptoms in traumatized refugees', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol. 50, pp. 7 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.04.005

Nickerson A;Garber B;Liddell BJ;Litz BT;Hofmann SG;Asnaani A;Ahmed O;Cheung J;Huynh L;Pajak R;Bryant RA, 2017, 'Impact of Cognitive Reappraisal on Negative Affect, Heart Rate, and Intrusive Memories in Traumatized Refugees', Clinical Psychological Science, vol. 5, pp. 497 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2167702617690857

Morina N;Malek M;Nickerson A;Bryant RA, 2017, 'Meta-analysis of interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in adult survivors of mass violence in low- and middle-income countries', Depression and Anxiety, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/da.22618

Morina N;Malek M;Nickerson A;Bryant RA, 2017, 'Psychological interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in young survivors of mass violence in low- and middle-income counries: Meta-analysis', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 210, pp. 247 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.115.180265

Nickerson A;Creamer M;Forbes D;McFarlane AC;O'Donnell ML;Silove D;Steel Z;Felmingham K;Hadzi-Pavlovic D;Bryant RA, 2017, 'The longitudinal relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and perceived social support in survivors of traumatic injury', Psychological Medicine, vol. 47, pp. 115 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291716002361

Tay AK;Rees S;Steel Z;Liddell B;Nickerson A;Tam N;Silove D, 2017, 'The role of grief symptoms and a sense of injustice in the pathways to post-traumatic stress symptoms in post-conflict Timor-Leste', Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, vol. 26, pp. 403 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2045796016000317

Haldane J;Nickerson A, 2016, 'The Impact of Interpersonal and Noninterpersonal Trauma on Psychological Symptoms in Refugees: The Moderating Role of Gender and Trauma Type', Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 29, pp. 457 - 465, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts.22132

Spiller TR;Schick M;Schnyder U;Bryant RA;Nickerson A;Morina N, 2016, 'Somatisation and anger are associated with symptom severity of posttraumatic stress disorder in severely traumatised refugees and asylum seekers', Swiss medical weekly, vol. 146, pp. w14311, http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2016.14311

Nickerson A;Cloitre M;Bryant RA;Schnyder U;Morina N;Schick M, 2016, 'The factor structure of complex posttraumatic stress disorder in traumatized refugees', European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v7.33253

Morina N;Schnyder U;Schick M;Nickerson A;Bryant RA, 2016, 'Attachment style and interpersonal trauma in refugees', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 50, pp. 1161 - 1168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867416631432

Liddell BJ;Nickerson A;Sartor L;Ivancic L;Bryant RA, 2016, 'The generational gap: Mental disorder prevalence and disability amongst first and second generation immigrants in Australia', Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 83, pp. 103 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.08.011

Li SS Y;Liddell BJ;Nickerson A, 2016, 'The Relationship Between Post-Migration Stress and Psychological Disorders in Refugees and Asylum Seekers', Current Psychiatry Reports, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11920-016-0723-0

Schick M;Zumwald A;Knopfli B;Nickerson A;Bryant RA;Schnyder U;Muller J;Morina N, 2016, 'Challenging future, challenging past: The relationship of social integration and psychological impairment in raumatized refugees', European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v7.28057

Forbes D;Alkemade N;Nickerson A;Bryant RA;Creamer M;Silove D;McFarlane AC;Van Hoof M;Phelps AJ;Rees S;Steele Z;ODonnell M, 2016, 'Prediction of late-onset psychiatric disorder in survivors of severe injury: Findings of a latent transition analysis', Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 77, pp. 807 - 812, http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/JCP.15m09854

Nickerson A;Garber B;Ahmed O;Asnaani A;Cheung J;Hofmann SG;Huynh L;Liddell B;Litz BT;Pajak R;Bryant RA, 2016, 'Emotional suppression in torture survivors: Relationship to posttraumatic stress symptoms and trauma-related negative affect', Psychiatry Research, vol. 242, pp. 233 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2016.05.048

Liddell BJ;Kemp AH;Steel Z;Nickerson A;Bryant RA;Tam N;Tay AK;Silove D, 2016, 'Heart rate variability and the relationship between trauma exposure age, and psychopathology in a post-conflict setting', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-016-0850-5

Carper TL;Mills MA;Steenkamp MM;Nickerson A;Salters-Pedneault K;Litz BT, 2015, 'Early PTSD symptom sub-clusters predicting chronic posttraumatic stress following sexual assault', Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, vol. 7, pp. 442 - 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra0000060

Forbes D;Nickerson A;Alkemade N;Bryant RA;Creamer M;Silove D;McFarlane AC;Van Hooff M;Fletcher SL;O'Donnell M, 2015, 'Longitudinal analysis of latent classes of psychopathology and patterns of class migration in survivors of severe injury', Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 76, pp. 1193 - 1199, http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/JCP.14m09075

Schnyder U;Müller J;Morina N;Schick M;Bryant RA;Nickerson A, 2015, 'A Comparison of DSM-5 and DSM-IV Diagnostic Criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Traumatized Refugees', Journal of Traumatic Stress, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts.22023

Bryant RA;Nickerson A;Creamer M;O'Donnell M;Forbes D;Galatzer-Levy I;McFarlane AC;Silove D, 2015, 'Trajectory of post-traumatic stress following traumatic injury: 6-year follow-up', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 206, pp. 417 - 423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.114.145516

Forbes D;Lockwood E;Creamer M;Bryant RA;McFarlane AC;Silove D;Nickerson A;O'Donnell M, 2015, 'Latent structure of the proposed ICD-11 post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms: Implications for the diagnostic algorithm', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 206, pp. 245 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.114.150078

O'Connor M;Nickerson A;Aderka IM;Bryant RA, 2015, 'The temporal relationship between change in symptoms of prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress following old age spousal bereavement', Depression and Anxiety, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/da.22349

Nickerson A;Schnyder U;Bryant RA;Schick M;Mueller J;Morina N, 2015, 'Moral injury in traumatized refugees', Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, vol. 84, pp. 122 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000369353

Nickerson A;Bryant RA;Schnyder U;Schick M;Mueller J;Morina N, 2015, 'Emotion dysregulation mediates the relationship between trauma exposure, post-migration living difficulties and psychological outcomes in traumatized refugees', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 173, pp. 185 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2014.10.043

Forbes D;Lockwood E;Elhai JD;Creamer M;Bryant R;McFarlane A;Silove D;Miller MW;Nickerson A;O'Donnell M, 2015, 'An evaluation of the DSM-5 factor structure for posttraumatic stress disorder in survivors of traumatic injury', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol. 29, pp. 43 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.11.004

Nickerson A;Bryant RA;Rosebrock L;Litz BT, 2014, 'The mechanisms of psychosocial injury following human rights violations, mass trauma, and torture', Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, vol. 21, pp. 172 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cpsp.12064

Bryant RA;Kenny L;Joscelyne A;Rawson N;Maccallum F;Cahill C;Hopwood S;Aderka I;Nickerson A, 2014, 'Treating prolonged grief disorder a randomized clinical trial', JAMA Psychiatry, vol. 71, pp. 1332 - 1339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.1600

Nickerson A;Barnes JB;Creamer M;Forbes D;McFarlane AC;O'Donnell M;Silove D;Steel Z;Bryant RA, 2014, 'The Temporal Relationship Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Problem Alcohol Use Following Traumatic Injury', Journal of Abnormal Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037920

O'Donnell ML;Alkemade N;Nickerson A;Creamer M;McFarlane AC;Silove D;Bryant RA;Forbes D, 2014, 'Impact of the diagnostic changes to post-traumatic stress disorder for DSM-5 and the proposed changes to ICD-11', British Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 205, pp. 230 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.113.135285

Litz BT;Schorr Y;Delaney E;Au T;Papa A;Fox AB;Morris S;Nickerson A;Block S;Prigerson HG, 2014, 'A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based therapist-assisted indicated preventive intervention for prolonged grief disorder', Behaviour Research and Therapy, vol. 61, pp. 23 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2014.07.005

Silove D;Liddell B;Rees S;Chey T;Nickerson A;Tam N;Zwi AB;Brooks R;Sila LL;Steel Z, 2014, 'Effects of recurrent violence on post-traumatic stress disorder and severe distress in conflict-affected Timor-Leste: A 6-year longitudinal study', The Lancet Global Health, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70196-2

Nickerson A;Liddell BJ;Maccallum F;Steel Z;Silove D;Bryant RA, 2014, 'Posttraumatic stress disorder and prolonged grief in refugees exposed to trauma and loss', Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, pp. 106 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-14-106

Nickerson A;Priebe S;Bryant RA;Morina N, 2014, 'Mechanisms of psychological distress following war in the former Yugoslavia: The role of interpersonal sensitivity', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090503

Nickerson A;Steenkamp M;Aerka IM;Salters-Pedneault K;Carper TL;Barnes JB;Litz BT, 2013, 'Prospective investigation of mental health following sexual assault', Depression and Anxiety, vol. 30, pp. 444 - 450, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/da.22023

Galatzer-Levy IR;Nickerson A;Litz BT;Marmar CR, 2013, 'Patterns of lifetime PTSD comorbidity: A latent class analysis', Depression and Anxiety, vol. 30, pp. 489 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/da.22048

Barnes JB;Nickerson A;Adler AB;Litz BT, 2013, 'Perceived military organizational support and peacekeeper distress: A longitudinal investigation', Psychological Services, vol. 10, pp. 177 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032607

Hinton DE;Peou S;Joshi S;Nickerson A;Simon NM, 2013, 'Normal Grief and Complicated Bereavement Among Traumatized Cambodian Refugees: Cultural Context and the Central Role of Dreams of the Dead', Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, vol. 37, pp. 427 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11013-013-9324-0


Back to profile page