Published Articles in Referred Journals
1. Alexander DA (1991). Psychiatric intervention after the Piper Alpha disaster. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 84, 8-11.
2. Alexander DA and Wells A (1991). Reactions of police officers to body handling after a major disaster: a before and after comparison. British Journal of Psychiatry, 159, 547-555.
3. Simpson S A, Besson J, Alexander DA and Johnston AW (1991). Huntington's disease in North-East Scotland: paediatric testing and sex ratio. American Journal of Human Genetics, suppl 49, 4, 164.
4. Taylor RJ, Fordyce ID and Alexander DA (1991). Premenstrual symptoms and personality. British Journal of General Practice, 41, 55-57.
5. Alexander DA and MacLeod M (1992). Stress among palliative care matrons: a major problem for a minority group. Palliative Medicine, 6, 117-124.
6. Fowlie DG and Alexander DA (1992). Collective actions following major disaster. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, (invited paper), 3(2), 321-329.
7. Leavy RL and Alexander DA (1992). Perceptions of drinking problems among undergraduate students in the United States and Scotland. International Journal of the Addictions, 27, 1179-1185.
8. Proctor J and Alexander DA (1992). Stress among primary teachers: individuals in organisations. Stress Medicine, 8, 233-236.
9. Simpson SA, Besson JAO, Alexander DA, Allan K and Johnston AW (1992). 100 requests for predictive testing for Huntington's disease. Clinical Genetics, 41, 326-330.
10. Alexander DA (1993). Burn victims after a major disaster: reactions of patients and their caregivers. Burns, 19(2), 105-109.
11. Alexander DA (1993). Staff support groups: do they support and are they even groups? Palliative Medicine, 7, 127-132.
12. Alexander DA (1993). Stress among police body handlers: a long-term follow-up. British Journal of Psychiatry, 163, 806-808.
13. Bhattacharya S, Parkin DE, Abramovich DB, Alexander DA and Mollison JC (1993). A pragmatic randomized controlled trial of transcervical resection of the endometrium versus laser ablation for the treatment of menorrhagia. Gynaecological Endoscopy, 3, 3-4.
14. Hillis G, Alexander DA and Eagles JM (1993). Premature termination of psychiatric contact. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 39, 100-107.
15. Spiller JA and Alexander DA (1993). Domiciliary care: a comparison of the views of terminally ill patients and their family caregivers. Palliative Medicine, 7, 109-115.
16. Alexander DA and Walker LG (1994). The methods used on and off duty by police officers to cope with work-induced stress. Stress Medicine, 10, 131-138.
17. Pinion SB, Parkin DE, Abramovich DR, Naji A, Alexander DA, Mollison J, Russell IT and Kitchener HC (1994). A randomized trial of hysterectomy, endometrial laser ablation and transcervical resection of the endometrium for menorrhagia. British Medical Journal, 309, 979-983.
18. Alexander DA, Le Poidevin D, Muir M and Lobban M (1995). The impact of training on the views and knowledge of prospective Cruse counsellors. Bulletin, British Journal of Psychiatry, 19, 488-490.
19. Klein S, Kitchener HC and Walker LG (1995). Does cancer patient participation in communication skills training enhance the performance of medical undergraduates? Psycho-oncology, 4, 90.
20. Alexander DA, Naji AA, Pinion SB, Mollison J, Kitchener HC, Parkin DE, Abramovich DR and Russell IT (1996). Randomised trial comparing hysterectomy with endometrial ablation for dysfunctional uterine bleeding: psychiatric and psychosocial aspects. British Medical Journal, 312, 280-284.
21. Alexander DA and Walker LG (1996). The perceived impact of police work on police officers' spouses and families. Stress Medicine, 12, 239-246.
22. Alexander DA (1996). Trauma research: a new era? Invited editorial. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 41(1), 1-5.
23. Bhattacharya S, Cameron IM, Parkin DE, Abramovich DR, Mollison J, Pinion SB, Alexander DA, Grant A and Kitchener HC (1997). A pragmatic random allocation trial of transcervical resection of the endometrium versus endometrial laser ablation for the treatment of menorrhagia. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 17, 217-218.
24. Mollison J, Bhattacharya S, McIntosh E, Pinion S B, Abramovich DR, Alexander DA, Kitchener HC, Parkin DE and Grant A (1997). Health technology assessment should include long-term follow-up: the example of endometrial ablation. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 51, 596.
25. Hutchison JD, Alexander DA and Klein S (1997). Psychiatric reactions to orthopaedic trauma: prevalence and prognostic indicators. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 79, suppl 11, 224-225.
26. Klein S, Kitchener HC and Walker LG (1997) ‘What are the long-term effects of the participation of patients with cancer in teaching communication skills to medical undergraduates?’ Psycho-oncology, 6.
27. Alexander DA and Atcheson SF (1998). Psychiatric aspects of trauma care: a survey of nurses and doctors. Psychiatric Bulletin, 22, 132-136.
28. Alexander DA (Aberdeen Endometrial Ablation Trials Group) (1999). A randomised trial of endometrial ablation versus hysterectomy for the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding: outcome at 4 years. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 106, 360-366.
29. Klein S, Tracy D, Kitchener HC and Walker LG (1999). The effects of the participation of patients with cancer in teaching communication skills to medical undergraduates: a randomised study with follow-up after two years. European Journal of Cancer, 35, 1440-1456.
30. Alexander DA and Walker LG (2000). Is my stress greater than yours? A comparison of policemen and firemen. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 2, 303-312.
31. Alexander DA and Klein S (2000). Bad news is bad news: let's not make it worse. (Invited article) Trauma, 2, 11-18.
32. Alexander DA, Klein S, Gray NM, Dewar I and Eagles JM (2000). Suicide by patients: a questionnaire study of its effect on consultant psychiatrists in Scotland. British Medical Journal, 320, No 7249, 1571-1574.
33. Alexander DA, Gray NM, Klein S, Hall G and Kettles A (2000). Personnel safety and the abuse of staff in a Scottish NHS Trust. Health Bulletin, 60, 442-449.
34. Alexander DA (2000). Normal and pathological reactions to severe stress: their features and management. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 146, 165-170.
35. Dewar I, Eagles J M, Klein S, Gray N and Alexander D A (2000). Psychiatric trainees' experience of and reactions to patient suicide. Psychiatric Bulletin, 24, 20-23.
36. Sutherland A G, Alexander DA and Hutchison J D (2000). The orthopaedic surgeon and post-traumatic psychopathology. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 82, 486-488.
37. Alexander DA and Klein S (2001). Ambulance personnel: the impact of accident and emergency work on mental health and well-being. British Journal of Psychiatry, 178, 76-81.
38. Alexander DA, Kemp RV, Klein S and Forrester JV (2001). Psychiatric sequelae and psychosocial adjustment following ocular trauma: a retrospective pilot study. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 85, 560-562.
39. Alexander DA and Klein S (2001). Caring for others can seriously damage your health. (Invited article). Hospital Medicine, 62, 264-267.
40. Eagles JM, Klein S, Gray NM, Dewar IG, and Alexander DA (2001). Role of the psychiatrist in the prediction and prevention of suicide: a perspective from north-east Scotland. British Journal of Psychiatry, 178, 494-496.
41. Hamilton NM, Fairhurst G, Pavett S, Klein S, Alexander DA, Koyabe M, Samaraweera N, Duguid K, and Keen A (2001). Video-based computer-assisted learning. Journal of Audiovisual Media in Medicine, 24, 21-26.
42. Miller, RJ, Sutherland AG, Hutchison JD and Alexander DA (2001). C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 receptor in post-traumatic stress disorder: a pilot study. Cytokine, 13, 1-3.
43. Alexander DA. (2002). The psychiatric consequences of trauma (Invited article). Hospital Medicine 63, 12-15.
44. Alexander DA (2001). Nairobi terrorist bombing: The personal experience of a mental health adviser. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health 3, 5-13.
45. Crabbe J, Alexander DA, Klein S, Walker S and Sinclair J (2002). Dealing with violent and aggressive patients: at what cost to nurses? Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 19, 121-124.
46. Hull AM, Alexander DA, Morrison F and McKinnon JS (2002). A waste of time: non-attendance at out-patients clinics in a Scottish NHS Trust. Health Bulletin 60, 62-69.
47. Hull A M, Alexander DA and Klein S (2002). Survivors of the Piper Alpha oil platform disaster. A long-term follow-up study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 181, 433-438.
48. Klein S, Alexander DA, Hutchison J D, Simpson J A, Simpson J M and Bell J S (2002). The Aberdeen Trauma Screening Index: An instrument to predict post-accident psychopathology. Psychological Medicine, 32, 863-871.
49. Robertson C, Klein S, Alexander DA and Bullen H (2002). An evaluation of patient satisfaction with an information leaflet for trauma survivors. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 15, 329-332.
50. Keen AJA, Klein S and Alexander DA (2003). Assessing the communication skills of doctors in training: reliability and sources of error. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 8, 5-16.
51. Klein S and Alexander DA (2003). Good grief: a medical challenge. TRAUMA, 5, 261-271.
52. Alexander DA and Klein S (2003). Bio-chemical terrorism: too awful to contemplate, too serious to ignore. British Journal of Psychiatry, 183, 491-497.
53. Alexander DA and Klein S (2003). Epidemiology of PTSD and patient vulnerability factors. Psychiatry 2, 22-25.
54. Alexander DA (2003). Bioterrorism: preparing for the unthinkable. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 149, 125-130.
55. Sutherland AG, Alexander DA and Hutchison JD (2003). Disturbance of pro-inflammatory cytokines in post-traumatic psychopathology. Cytokine, 24, 219-225.
56. Crabbe J, Boffard K, Bowley D, Alexander DA and Klein S (2004). Are health professionals getting caught in the crossfire? The personal implications of caring for trauma victims. Emergency Medicine Journal, 21, 568-572
57. Alexander DA (2005). Early mental health intervention after disasters. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. Royal College of Psychiatrists, 11, 12-18.
58. Alexander DA and Klein S (2005). The psychological aspects of terrorism: from denial to hyperbole. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 98, 557-562.
59. Cruickshank ME, Anthony GB, Fitzmaurice A, McConnell D, Graham W, Alexander DA, Tunstall M, Ross JAS (2005). A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of self-administered analgesia on women’s experience of outpatient treatment at colposcopy. BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 112, 1652-1658.
60. Sutherland AG, Alexander DA and Hutchison JD (2005). Recovery after Musculoskeletal Trauma in Men and Women. The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care, 59, 213-216.
61. Alexander DA and Klein S (2006). The challenge of preparation for a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear terrorist attack. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, 52, 126-131.
62. Alexander DA, Badial R and Klein S (2006). Personal injury compensation: no claim without pain? Psychiatric Bulletin, 30, 373-375.
63. Klein S and Alexander DA (2006). Epidemiology and presentation of post-traumatic disorders. Psychiatry, 5, 225-227.
64. Cumming G P, Klein S, Bolsover D, Lee A J, Alexander DA, Maclean M, Jurgens J D (2007). The emotional burden of miscarriage for women and partners: Trajectories of anxiety and depression over 13 months. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 114(9), 1138-1145.