Professor Susan   Rees
Professor

Professor Susan Rees

PhD. MSoc.Pol (Hons 1). BCW. Cert Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recover (Harvard). 

medicine-health
Sch of Psychiatry Operating

Susan is a senior academic with a public health and social science background. From 2009-2013 she was an ARC QE11 Research Fellow. Professor Rees was one of only 3 academics in the Faculty of Medicine and the only one in Psychiatry to be awarded the prestigious UNSW SPF03 continues academic appointment beginning in 2014, the program aimed at promoting research at UNSW. Her research focus is refugee mental health, gender and gender based violence. She has worked as a practitioner in the domestic violence and child protection sectors, as well as in policy positions related to women's health and welfare service development and delivery. Professor Rees is recognised as a committed research in the refugee field, working with refugee communities and particularly women refugees. Professor Rees has particular expertise in research translation, interventions, program evaluations and cohort studies. Her methodological expertise includes mixed methods, qualitative methods and longitudinal studies.

Phone
0417703202

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Susan Rees
    Fisher J; McKelvie S; Rees S, 2020, 'Interpersonal Violence and Perinatal Mental Health', in Mental Health and Illness of Women, Springer Singapore, pp. 357 - 375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2369-9_26
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Susan Rees
    Fazel M; Rees S; Silove D, 2020, 'Refugees and populations exposed to mass conflict', in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, Oxford University Press, pp. 1401 - 1412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198713005.003.0138
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Tay A; Rees S, 2019, '16 Psychotherapy for refugees and other populations exposed to conflict', in Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy, pp. 341 - 362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-814932-4.00016-1
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Tay A; Rees S, 2019, 'Psychotherapy for refugees and other populations exposed to conflict', in Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy: Adapting Psychotherapy for Low- and Middle-Income Countries, pp. 341 - 362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-814932-4.00016-1
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Rees S; Steel Z, 2012, 'Descent into the Dark Ages', in Mental Health and Human Rights, Oxford University Press, pp. 255 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213962.003.0016
    Books | 2012
    Professor Susan Rees
    2012, Mental health and human rights: Vision, praxis, and courage, Dudley MJ; Silove DM; Gale F, (eds.), First, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Steel Z; Rees S, 2012, 'Descent into the Dark Ages Torture and its Perceived Legitimacy in Contemporary Times', in Dudley M; Silove D; Gale F (ed.), Mental health and human rights: Vision, praxis, and courage, edn. First, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, pp. 255 - 263
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Susan Rees
    Baker JR; Silove D; Horswood D; Al-Shammari A; Mohsin M; Rees S; Eapen V, 2021, 'Psychological distress, resettlement stress, and lower school engagement among Arabic-speaking refugee parents in Sydney, Australia: A cross-sectional cohort study', PLOS MEDICINE, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003512
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Susan Rees
    Claire Greene M; Likindikoki S; Rees S; Bonz A; Kaysen D; Misinzo L; Njau T; Kiluwa S; Turner R; Ventevogel P; Mbwambo JKK; Tol WA, 2021, 'Evaluation of an integrated intervention to reduce psychological distress and intimate partner violence in refugees: Results from the Nguvu cluster randomized feasibility trial', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0252982, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252982
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Kareth M; Mohsin M; Tam N; Silove D, 2021, 'Associations between family-level adversity and society-level trauma with emotional and behavioural problems amongst children of West Papuan refugees', European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 30, pp. 909 - 920, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00787-020-01569-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Mung HK; Miah MAA; Balasundaram S; Ventevogel P; Badrudduza M; Khan S; Morgan K; Rees S; Mohsin M; Silove D, 2020, 'An Integrative Adapt Therapy for common mental health symptoms and adaptive stress amongst Rohingya, Chin, and Kachin refugees living in Malaysia: A randomized controlled trial', PLoS Medicine, vol. 17, pp. e1003073, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/JOURNAL.PMED.1003073
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Mohsin M; Klein L; Tam NDJ; Dadds M; Eapen V; Tol WA; Da Costa Z; Savio E; Soares R; Steel Z; Rees SJ, 2020, 'Longitudinal path analysis of depressive symptoms and functioning among women of child-rearing age in postconflict Timor-Leste', BMJ Global Health, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002039
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Wells R, 2020, 'Bushfires, COVID-19 and the urgent need for an Australian Task Force on gender, mental health and disaster', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867420954276
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Fisher J, 2020, 'COVID-19 and the Mental Health of People From Refugee Backgrounds', International Journal of Health Services, vol. 50, pp. 415 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020731420942475
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Tam N; Kareth M; Silove D, 2019, 'Defining a combined constellation of complicated bereavement and PTSD and the psychosocial correlates associated with the pattern amongst refugees from West Papua', Psychological Medicine, vol. 49, pp. 1481 - 1489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291718002027
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Mohsin M; Rees S; Tam N; Kareth M; Silove D, 2019, 'The structure and psychosocial correlates of complicated bereavement amongst refugees from West Papua', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 54, pp. 771 - 780, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-019-01666-1
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Tam N; Kareth M; Silove D, 2019, 'Developing a measure of adaptive stress arising from the psychosocial disruptions experienced by refugees based on a sample of displaced persons from West Papua', International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, vol. 28, pp. e1770, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1770
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Miah MAA; Khan S; Badrudduza M; Morgan K; Fadil Azim D; Balasundaram S; Silove D, 2019, 'Functional impairment as a proxy measure indicating high rates of trauma exposure, post-migration living difficulties, common mental disorders, and poor health amongst Rohingya refugees in Malaysia', Translational Psychiatry, vol. 9, pp. 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41398-019-0537-z
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Greene MC; Rees S; Likindikoki S; Bonz AG; Joscelyne A; Kaysen D; Nixon RDV; Njau T; Tankink MTA; Tiwari A; Ventevogel P; Mbwambo JKK; Tol WA, 2019, 'Developing an integrated intervention to address intimate partner violence and psychological distress in Congolese refugee women in Tanzania', Conflict and Health, vol. 13, pp. 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13031-019-0222-0
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees SJ; Fisher JR; Steel Z; Mohsin M; Nadar N; Moussa B; Hassoun F; Yousif M; Krishna Y; Khalil B; Mugo J; Tay AK; Klein L; Silove D, 2019, 'Prevalence and risk factors of major depressive disorder among women at public antenatal clinics from refugee, conflict-affected, and Australian-Born Backgrounds', JAMA Network Open, vol. 2, pp. e193442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.3442
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Horswood D; Baker J; Fazel M; Rees S; Heslop L; Silove D, 2019, 'School factors related to the emotional wellbeing and resettlement outcomes of students from refugee backgrounds: Protocol for a systematic review', Systematic Reviews, vol. 8, pp. 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-019-1016-6
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Steel Z; Reilly L, 2019, 'Intimate partner violence against men How can GPS respond?', Medicine Today, vol. 20, pp. 39 - 41
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Simpson L; McCormack CA; Moussa B; Amanatidis S, 2019, 'Believe #metoo: Sexual violence and interpersonal disclosure experiences among women attending a sexual assault service in Australia: A mixed-methods study', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e026773, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026773
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay A; Miah MA; Khan S; Badrudduza M; Alam R; Balasundaram S; Rees S; Morgan K; Silove D, 2019, 'Implementing Integrative Adapt Therapy with Rohingya refugees in Malaysia: A training-implementation model involving lay counsellors', Intervention, vol. 17, pp. 267 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/INTV.INTV_45_19
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Rees S; Mohsin M; Tam N; Kareth M; Tay AK, 2018, 'Differentiating ICD-11 complex post-traumatic stress disorder from other common mental disorders based on levels of exposure to childhood adversities, the traumas of persecution and postmigration living difficulties among refugees from West Papua', BJPsych Open, vol. 4, pp. 361 - 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2018.49
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Mohsin M; Rees S; Tam N; Kareth M; Silove D, 2018, 'Factor structures of Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and PTSD in a community sample of refugees from West Papua', Comprehensive Psychiatry, vol. 85, pp. 15 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2018.05.001
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Reilly L; Rees S, 2018, 'Fatherhood in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities: An Examination of Barriers and Opportunities to Strengthen the Male Parenting Role', American Journal of Men's Health, vol. 12, pp. 420 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1557988317735928
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Bruhn M; Rees S; Mohsin M; Silove D; Carlsson J, 2018, 'The range and impact of postmigration stressors during treatment of trauma-affected refugees', Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol. 206, pp. 61 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000774
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Mohsin M; Tay AK; Steel Z; Tam N; da Costa Z; Soares C; Tol W; Eapen V; Dadds M; Silove D, 2018, 'Risk of perpetrating intimate partner violence amongst men exposed to torture in conflict-affected Timor-Leste', GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/gmh.2018.16
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Mohsin M; Tay AK; Steel Z; Tam N; da Costa Z; Soares C; Tol W; Eapen V; Dadds M; Silove D, 2018, 'Erratum: Risk of perpetrating intimate partner violence amongst men exposed to torture in conflict-affected Timor-Leste - CORRIGENDUM.', Glob Ment Health (Camb), vol. 5, pp. e26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/gmh.2018.23
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tol WA; Rees SJ; Tay AK; Tam N; Saldanha Segurado ADC; da Costa ZM; da Costa Soares ES; da Costa Alves A; Martins N; Silove DM, 2018, 'Cohort Profile: Maternal mental health and child development in situations of past violent conflict and ongoing adversity: The DILI birth cohort study', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 47, pp. 17 - 17h, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw130
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Mohsin M; Tay AK; Steel Z; Tam N; Savio E; Da Costa ZM; Rees S, 2017, 'Six-year longitudinal study of pathways leading to explosive anger involving the traumas of recurrent conflict and the cumulative sense of injustice in Timor-Leste', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 52, pp. 1281 - 1294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-017-1428-3
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Mohsin M; Tay AK; Soares E; Tam N; da Costa Z; Tol W; Silove D, 2017, 'Associations between bride price stress and intimate partner violence amongst pregnant women in Timor-Leste', Globalization and Health, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-017-0291-z
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Tay AK; Steel Z; Tam N; Soares Z; Soares C; Dos Reis N; Alves A; Rees S, 2017, 'Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, severe psychological distress, explosive anger and grief amongst partners of survivors of high levels of trauma in post-conflict Timor-Leste', Psychological Medicine, vol. 47, pp. 149 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291716002233
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove ; Baker ; Mohsin ; Teesson M; O'Donnell M; Creamer M; Forbes D; Carragher N; Slade T; Mills K; Bryant R; McFarlane A; Steel Z; Felmingham K; Rees S, 2017, 'The contribution of gender-based violence and network trauma to gender differences in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder', PLoS One, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171879
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees SJ; Tam N; Savio E; Costa ZMD; Silove D, 2017, 'The Role of Trauma-Related Injustice in Pathways to Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms Among Conjugal Couples: A Multilevel, Dyadic Analysis in Postconflict Timor-Leste', SAGE Open, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2158244017723688
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Ventevogel P; Rees S, 2017, 'The contemporary refugee crisis: an overview of mental health challenges', World Psychiatry, vol. 16, pp. 130 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wps.20438
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Tay AK; Kareth M; Rees S, 2017, 'The relationship of complex Post-traumatic stress Disorder and Post-traumatic stress Disorder in a culturally Distinct, conflict-affected Population: a study among West Papuan refugees Displaced to Papua new guinea', FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00073
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Mohsin M; Rees S; Steel Z; Tam N; Soares Z; Baker J; Silove D, 2017, 'The factor structures and correlates of PTSD in post-conflict Timor-Leste: An analysis of the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1340-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees SJ; Tay AK; Savio E; Costa ZMD; Silove D, 2017, 'Identifying a combined construct of grief and explosive anger as a response to injustice amongst survivors of mass conflict: A latent class analysis of data from Timor-Leste', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175019
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Susan Rees
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees SJ; Tol W; Mohammad M; Tay AK; Tam N; Dos Reis N; Da Costa E; Soares C; Silove DM, 2016, 'A high-risk group of pregnant women with elevated levels of conflict-related trauma, intimate partner violence, symptoms of depression and other forms of mental distress in post-conflict Timor-Leste', Translational Psychiatry, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/tp.2015.212
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Silove D, 2016, 'Factorial structure of complicated grief: associations with loss-related traumatic events and psychosocial impacts of mass conflict amongst West Papuan refugees', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, vol. 51, pp. 395 - 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-015-1099-x
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Kareth M; Silove D, 2016, 'Associations of adult separation anxiety disorder with conflict-related trauma, ongoing adversity, and the psychosocial disruptions of mass conflict among west papuan refugees', American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, vol. 86, pp. 224 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000126
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Steel Z; Tam N; Soares Z; Soares C; Silove DM, 2016, 'Six-year trajectories of post-traumatic stress and severe psychological distress symptoms and associations with timing of trauma exposure, ongoing adversity and sense of injustice: A Latent transition analysis of a community cohort in conflict-affected Timor-Leste', BMJ Open, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010205
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Mohsin M; Tay AK; Thorpe R; Murray S; Savio E; Fonseca M; Tol W; Silove D, 2016, 'Associations between bride price obligations and women’s anger, symptoms of mental distress, poverty, spouse and family conflict and preoccupations with injustice in conflict-affected Timor-Leste', BMJ Global Health, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2015-000025
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Tay AK; Tol WA; Tam N; dos Reis N; da Costa Z; Soares C; Rees S, 2016, 'Patterns of separation anxiety symptoms amongst pregnant women in conflict-affected Timor-Leste: Associations with traumatic loss, family conflict, and intimate partner violence', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 205, pp. 292 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2016.07.052
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees SJ; Tol W; Mohammad M; Tay AK; Tam N; Dos Reis N; da Costa E; Soares C; Silove DM, 2016, 'Erratum: A high-risk group of pregnant women with elevated levels of conflict-related trauma, intimate partner violence, symptoms of depression and other forms of mental distress in post-conflict Timor-Leste.', Transl Psychiatry, vol. 6, pp. e767 - e767, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/tp.2016.33
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Tay AK; Kareth M; Silove D, 2016, 'No justice in sight: The mental health and wellbeing of West Papuan refugees', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 50, pp. 96 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867415603215
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Fisher J, 2016, 'Gender-based violence and women's mental health: How should the GP respond?', Medicine Today, vol. 17, pp. 14 - 20
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Horsley P; Moussa B; Fisher J; Rees S, 2016, 'Intimate partner violence and LGBTIQ people : Raising awareness in general practice', Medicine Today, vol. 17, pp. 26 - 31
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Silove D, 2015, 'The structure of post-traumatic stress disorder and complex post-traumatic stress disorder amongst West Papuan refugees', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-015-0480-3
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Thorpe R; Tol W; Fonseca M; Silove D, 2015, 'Testing a cycle of family violence model in conflict-affected, low-income countries: A qualitative study from Timor-Leste', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 130, pp. 284 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.013
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Rees S; Tam N; Mohsin M; Tay AK; Tol W, 2015, 'Prevalence and correlates of explosive anger among pregnant and post-partum women in post-conflict Timor-Leste', BJPsych Open, vol. 1, pp. 34 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjpo.bp.115.000190
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Rees S; Tay AK; da Costa ZM; Savio ES; Soares C; Tol W, 2015, 'Pathways to perinatal depressive symptoms after mass conflict in Timor-Leste: A modelling analysis using cross-sectional data', The Lancet Psychiatry, vol. 2, pp. 161 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(14)00054-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Silove D, 2015, 'Pathways involving traumatic losses, worry about family, adult separation anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms amongst refugees from West Papua', Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol. 35, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.07.001
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Mohsin M; Silove D, 2015, 'The Refugee-Mental Health Assessment Package (R-MHAP); rationale, development and first-stage testing amongst West Papuan refugees', International Journal of Mental Health Systems, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13033-015-0018-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Silove D, 2015, 'The coherence and correlates of intermittent explosive disorder amongst West Papuan refugees displaced to Papua New Guinea', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 177, pp. 86 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2015.02.009
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chan J; Kareth M; Silove D, 2015, 'Examining the broader psychosocial effects of mass conflict on PTSD symptoms and functional impairment amongst West Papuan refugees resettled in Papua New Guinea (PNG)', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 132, pp. 70 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.03.020
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Lahe S; Kitau R; David K; Sonoling J; Silove D, 2015, 'Associations of Conflict-Related Trauma and Ongoing Stressors with the Mental Health and Functioning of West Papuan Refugees in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG)', PLoS One, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0125178
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tay AK; Rees S; Chen J; Kareth M; Silove D, 2015, 'Pathways from conflict-related trauma and ongoing adversity to posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms amongst West Papuan refugees: The mediating role of anxiety and panic-like symptoms', Comprehensive Psychiatry, vol. 63, pp. 36 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.08.005
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees SJ; Silove DM, 2015, 'Interventions for intimate partner violence - Authors' reply', The Lancet, vol. 385, pp. 112 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60014-9
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Forbes D; Lockwood E; Phelps A; Wade D; Creamer M; O'Donnell M; Bryant RA; Silove D; Rees S; Chapman C; Slade T; Mills K; Teesson M; McFarlane A, 2014, 'Trauma at the hands of another: Distinguishing PTSD patterns following intimate and nonintimate interpersonal and noninterpersonal trauma in a nationally representative sample', Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 75, pp. 147 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/JCP.13m08374
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Rees S, 2014, 'Separation anxiety disorder across the lifespan: DSM-5 lifts age restriction on diagnosis', Asian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 11, pp. 98 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2014.06.021
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Ivancic L; Rees S; Bateman-Steel C; Steel Z, 2014, 'Clustering of symptoms of mental disorder in the medium-term following conflict: An epidemiological study in Timor-Leste', Psychiatry Research, vol. 219, pp. 341 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2014.05.043
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Steel Z; Creamer M; Teesson M; Bryant R; McFarlane AC; Mills KL; Slade T; Carragher N; O'Donnell M; Forbes D; Silove D, 2014, 'Onset of common mental disorders and suicidal behavior following women's first exposure to gender based violence: A retrospective, population-based study', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-014-0312-x
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    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, pp. e293 - e300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70196-2
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove D, 2014, 'Why primary healthcare interventions for intimate partner violence do not work', The Lancet, vol. 384, pp. 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61203-4
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Forbes D; Lockwood E; Phelps A; Wade D; Creamer M; Bryant RA; McFarlane A; Silove D; Rees S; Chapman C; Slade T; Mills K; Teesson M; O'Donnell M, 2014, 'Trauma at the hands of another: Distinguishing PTSD patterns following intimate and nonintimate interpersonal and noninterpersonal trauma in a nationally representative sample', Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 75, pp. 147 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.4088/JCP.13m08374
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Steel Z; Creamer M; Teesson M; Bryant R; McFarlane AC; Mills KL; Slade T; Carragher N; O'Donnell M; Forbes D; Silove D, 2014, 'Onset of common mental disorders and suicidal behavior following women's first exposure to gender based violence: a retrospective, population-based study', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-014-0312-x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM; Tay K; Kareth M, 2013, 'Human rights trauma and the mental health of West Papuan refugees resettled in Australia', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 199, pp. 280 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja12.11651
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Tol WA; Rees SJ; Silove DM, 2013, 'Broadening the scope of epidemiology in conflict-affected settings: Opportunities for mental health prevention and promotion', Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, vol. 22, pp. 197 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2045796013000188
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Eapen V; Johnston D; Apler A; Rees S; Silove DM, 2013, 'Adult separation anxiety during pregnancy and its relationship to depression and anxiety', Journal of Perinatal Medicine, vol. 41, pp. 159 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jpm-2012-0111
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Eapen V; Silove DM; Johnston D; Apler A; Rees S, 2013, 'Adult separation anxiety in pregnancy: how common is it?', International Journal of Women's Health, vol. 4, pp. 251 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S30981
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Liddell B; Silove DM; Tay K; Tam N; Nickerson AM; Brooks R; Rees S; Zwi AB; Steel Z, 2013, 'Achieving convergence between a community-based measure of explosive anger and a clinical interview for intermittent explosive disorder in Timor-Leste.', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 150, pp. 1242 - 1246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2013.06.006
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM; Verdial T; Tam N; Savio E; Fonseca Z; Thorpe R; Liddell B; Zwi AB; Tay K; Brooks R; Steel Z, 2013, 'Intermittent Explosive Disorder amongst women in conflict affected Timor-Leste: associations with human rights trauma, ongoing violence, poverty and injustice.', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, pp. Art. No. e69207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0069207
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S, 2013, 'Gender differences among patients with social phobia in Egypt', Arab Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 24, pp. 52 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.12816/0000099
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM; Chey T; Steel Z; Bauman A; Phan TTB, 2012, 'Physical activity and psychological distress amongst Vietnamese living in the Mekong Delta', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 46, pp. 966 - 971, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867412459568
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S, 2012, 'Violence against women: the right to protection from mental disorders', Human Rights Defender, vol. 21, pp. 10 - 13
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S, 2012, 'GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, MENTAL DISORDERS, DISABILITY AND SUICIDE', Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse Newsletter, vol. 47, pp. 12 - 13
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM, 2011, 'Sakit Hati: A state of chronic mental distress related to resentment and anger amongst West Papuan refugees exposed to persecution', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 73, pp. 103 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.05.004
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM, 2011, 'Gender-based violence and the threat to women's mental health.', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 195, pp. 434 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja11.11073
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM; Chey T; Ivancic L; Steel Z; Creamer M; Teesson M; Bryant RA; McFarlane AJ; Mills K; Slade T; Carragher N; O Donnell M; Forbes D, 2011, 'Lifetime prevalence of gender-based violence in women and the relationship with mental disorders and psychosocial function', JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 306, pp. 513 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2011.1098
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Rees S; Tam N; Liddell BJ; Zwi A, 2011, 'Staff management and capacity building under conditions of insecurity: lessons from developing mental health service and research programs in post-conflict Timor-Lests', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 19, pp. S90 - S94, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10398562.2011.583076
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove D; Rees S; Tam N; Liddell B; Zwi A, 2011, 'Staff management and capacity building under conditions of insecurity: Lessons from developing mental health service and research programs in post-conflict Timor-Leste', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10398562.2011.583076
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Van Rosmalen-Nooijens KAWL; Lo Fo Wong SH; Lagro-Janssen ALM, 2011, 'Gender-based violence in women and mental disorders', JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 306, pp. 1862, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2011.1580
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Susan Rees
    Brooks R; Silove D; Steel Z; Steel CB; Rees S; Brooks , 2011, 'Explosive anger in postconflict Timor Leste: Interaction of socio-economic disadvantage and past human rights-related trauma', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 131, pp. 268 - 276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2010.12.020
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Marnane CL; Wagner R; Manicavasagar VL; Rees S, 2010, 'The prevalence and correlates of adult separation anxiety disorder in an anxiety clinic', BMC Psychiatry, vol. 10, pp. 21 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-244X-10-21
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Susan Rees
    Manicavasagar VL; Marnane CL; Pini S; Abelli M; Rees S; Eapen V; Silove DM, 2010, 'Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder: A Disorder Comes of Age', Current psychiatry reports, vol. 12, pp. 290 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11920-010-0131-9
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM, 2010, 'Should psychiatrists assess torture?', British Medical Journal: Clinical Research, vol. 340, pp. 514 - 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c124
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Rees S, 2010, 'Interrogating the role of mental health professionals in assessing torture', British Medical Journal, vol. 340, pp. 514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c124
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM; Kareth M, 2009, 'Dua sakit (double sick): trauma and the settlement experiences of West Papuan refugees living in North Queensland', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 17, pp. S128 - S132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10398560902948399
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Rees S, 2009, 'A perspective from experiences in post conflict Timor Leste: the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings', Intervention, International Journal of mental health, vol. 6, pp. 232 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/WTF.0b013e32831da9e1
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Van depas R; Silove D; Kareth M, 2008, 'Health and Human Security in West Papua', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, pp. 641 - 643, http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/189_11_011208/ree10420_fm.pdf
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Susan Rees
    Silove DM; Rees S, 2008, 'A perspective from experiences in post conflict Timor Leste - the IASC Guidelines on mental health and psychosocial support in emergency setting', Intervention, International Journal of mental health, vol. 6, pp. 232 - 235, http://www.interventionjournal.com/downloads/63pdf/6.3_05_Silove&Rees.pdf
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Susan Rees
    Pease B; Rees S, 2008, 'Theorising Men’s Violence Towards Women in Refugee Families: Towards an Intersectional Feminist Framework', Just Policy: a journal of Australian social policy, vol. 47, pp. 39 - 45, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=022614148130486;res=IELHSS
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Pease B, 2007, 'Domestic Violence in Refugee Families in Australia: Rethinking Settlement Policy and Practice', Journal of Immigrant and refugee studies, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J500v05n02_01
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Susan Rees
    Pittaway E; Bartolomei LA; Rees S, 2007, 'Gendered Dimensions of the 2004 Tsunami and a Potential Social Work Response in Post-Disaster Situations', International Social Work, vol. 50, pp. 307 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020872807076042
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Susan Rees
    Sharma S; Rees S, 2007, 'A consideration of the determinates of women’s mental health in remote Australian mining towns', Australian Journal of Rural Health, vol. 15, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1584.2007.00842.x
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM, 2007, 'Speaking out about human rights and health in West Papua', Lancet, vol. 370, pp. 637 - 639, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61318-X
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Susan Rees
    Pease B; Rees S, 2007, 'Researching Domestic Violence in Refugee Families', Domestic Violence & Incest Resource Centre Quarterly, vol. Autumn 2007, pp. 10 - 15
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Silove DM, 2006, 'Rights and Advocacy in Research with East Timorese asylum seekers in Australia: A comparative analysis of two studies', Journal of Immigrant and refugee studies, vol. 4, pp. 49 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J500v04n02_03
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Susan Rees
    Pittaway E; Rees S, 2006, 'Multiple Jeopardy: Domestic Violence and the Notion of Cumulative Risk for Women in Refugee Camps', Women Against Violence, pp. 18 - 25, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=458519563934951;res=IELHEA
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Tsey K; Every E; Williams E; Cadet-james Y; Whiteside M, 2005, 'Empowerment and Human Rights as Factors in Addressing Violence and Improving Health in Australian Indigenous Communities', Health and Human Rights, vol. 8, pp. 94 - 113
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S; Pittaway E; Bartolomei LA, 2005, 'Waves of Violence – Women in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka', Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, vol. 2005-2, pp. 19 - 27, http://www.massey.ac.nz/~trauma/issues/2005-2/rees.htm
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rehn AE; Van Den Buuse M; Copolov D; Briscoe T; Lambert G; Rees S, 2004, 'An animal model of chronic placental insufficiency: relevance to neurodevelopmental disorders including schizophrenia.', Neuroscience, vol. 129, pp. 381 - 391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2004.07.047
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S, 2004, 'Human Rights and the Significance of Psychosocial and Cultural Issues in Domestic Violence Policy and Intervention for Refugee Women', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 10, pp. 97 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2004.11910772
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S, 2004, 'East Timorese women asylum seekers in Australia: Extrapolating a case for resettlement services', Australian Social Work, vol. 57, pp. 259 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1447-0748.2004.00148.x
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Susan Rees
    Bradford M; Rees S; Nancarrow H, 2004, 'Research for Policy And Practice In Domestic And Family Violence Prevention', Women Against Violence
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Susan Rees
    Rees S, 2003, 'Refuge or Retrauma? The impact of prolonged asylum seeker status on the well being of East Timorese women asylum seekers residing in the Australian community', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 11, pp. s96 - s101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1038-5282.2003.02022.x
  • Reports | 2016
    Professor Susan Rees
    Breckenridge J; Rees S; valentine K; Seisdedos Murray S, 2016, Meta-evaluation of existing interagency partnerships, collaboration, coordination and/or integrated interventions and service responses to violence against women: final report, ANROWS, Sydney, ANROWS Horizons (Research reports), ANROWS Horizons, 04/2016
  • Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Susan Rees
    valentine K; Breckenridge J; Rees S, 2015, 'Integrated responses to family and domestic violence and sexual assault: Ideas and evidence', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Professor Susan Rees
    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.', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE METHODS, SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC, pp. 738 - 738, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000332088100073&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Awards

Grants

Current

 

2020-2025 Rees,S.,Reilly,L.,Adams,M.,Silove,D.

Enabling Dads and Strengthening First Nations Adolescent Mental Health

APP1201404

Funding:1690,000

 

2019-2022 Rees,S.,Fisher,J.,Steel,Z.,Silove,D.

NHMRC Project Grant

Refugee Women, Intimate Partner Violence and Settlement: The First Cohort Study

Funding $670.788

 

 

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