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Prof. Alexander McFarlane Cowell

Director

The University of Adelaide

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The University of Adelaide

Ground Floor, Napier Building, North Terrace Campus

Adelaide, South Australia 5005

Australia

Company Description

The University of Adelaide and the Faculty of Health Sciences offer a number of research scholarships to support PhD students and Masters by Research students. The scholarships are valued at $18,484 p.a. for three years (PhD students) and two years (Mast ... more

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Employment History

Head
University of Adelaide Node of the Centre of Military and Veterans Health

Head
Centre for Military and Strategic Studies

Affiliations

Board Member
Defence Health Foundation Pty Ltd

Moderator
The University of Melbourne

Advisor
BRAINnet

Education

MB BS

MD

MD

University of Adelaide

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Medical Observer

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Alexander McFarlane, professor of psychiatry at the University of Adelaide, said the evidence showed the importance of GPs and cardiologists asking psychological questions following acute coronary syndrome (ACS).


traumatic stress after PTSD post traumatic stress disorder

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Edited by Bessel A. van der Kolk, Alexander C. McFarlane and Lars Weisaeth

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Alexander C. McFarlane, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Adelaide and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in South Australia. His research in the field of trauma is wide ranging and began following a large bushfire disaster which affected his community in 1983. His clinical work is with victims of a variety of traumas, including accidents, disasters, torture, and war.


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Professor Alexander McFarlane

Professor Alexander McFarlane AO Director, University of Adelaide Node


Australian peacekeepers: The long-term effects on mental health status, health service use and quality of life - Young Diggers

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Professor Alexander McFarlane, Head, The Centre of Military and Veterans' Health, University of Adelaide


Centre for Military Veterans' Health | About CMVH

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Professor Alexander McFarlane

Professor Alexander McFarlane AO Director, University of Adelaide Node
Professor McFarlane is currently the Head of the University of Adelaide Node of the Centre of Military and Veterans Health. He is an international expert in the field of the impact of disasters and post traumatic stress disorder. He is a Past President of both the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. He is the recipient for the Robert Laufer Award for outstanding scientific achievement in the study of the effects of traumatic stress.
Professor McFarlane is currently the Senior Adviser in Psychiatry to the Australian Defence Force and the Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. He holds the rank of Group Captain in the RAAF specialist reserve. He has acted as an advisor to many groups in post disaster situations, including the Kuwait Government, and the United Nations. He has lectured and run workshops in Europe, United States of America, Asia and South Africa.
Apart from his interest in post traumatic stress disorder in relation to disaster victims, military personnel and other civilian accidents, Professor McFarlane has broadened the relevance of this knowledge to the area of those suffering severe mental illness. His research has focused on the epidemiology and longitudinal course of PTSD as well as the neuro-imaging of the cognitive deficits in this disorder. Professor McFarlane has published over 200 articles and chapters in various refereed journals and has co-edited three books. He is a member of several international advisory boards in the field of traumatic stress. He frequently appears in the media as a commentator on the impact of war and disaster.

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