Aleksandar Janca

Winthrop Professor, MD MSc Novi Sad, FRCPsych, FRANZCP

  • The University of Western Australia (M571), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2179 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
19992019
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Research Output 1999 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Advancing social and emotional well-being in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Clinicians’ reflections

Balaratnasingam, S., Chapman, M., Chong, D., Hunter, E., Lee, J., Little, C., Mulholland, K., Parker, R., Watson, M. & Janca, A., 20 Sep 2019, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 27, 4, p. 348-351 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Mental Health

Depression in Indigenous Australians: getting it right

Balaratnasingam, S. & Janca, A., Jul 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 1, p. 16-16 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2018

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-1) in schizophrenia and related psychoses

Chiu, V., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

1 Citation (Scopus)

Personality disorders: Three classifications with a fly in the ointment

Pull, C. B. & Janca, A., 1 Jan 2018, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 31, 1, p. 40-42 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacotherapy of borderline personality disorder: Replacing confusion with prudent pragmatism

Starcevic, V. & Janca, A., 1 Jan 2018, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 31, 1, p. 69-73 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Borderline Personality Disorder
Drug Therapy
Polypharmacy
Pharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sleep profiles and CBT-I response in schizophrenia and related psychoses

Chiu, V. W., Ree, M., Janca, A., Iyyalol, R., Dragovic, M. & Waters, F., 1 Oct 2018, In : Psychiatry Research. 268, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Cognitive Therapy
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia
Sleep

‘A matter for conjecture’: leucotomy in Western Australia, 1947–70

Martyr, P. & Janca, A., Jun 2018, In : History of Psychiatry. 29, 2, p. 199-215

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychosurgery
Western Australia
Psychiatry
Electroconvulsive Therapy
2017

ADVANCING THE SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING OF ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE

Janca, A., Balaratnasingam, S. & Lee, J., May 2017, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 51, p. 47-48 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

1 Citation (Scopus)

Culture and personality disorder: A focus on Indigenous Australians

Balaratnasingam, S. & Janca, A., 2017, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 30, 1, p. 31-35 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Personality Disorders
Social Marginalization
Psychological Adaptation
Poverty
Wounds and Injuries

Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry

Bloch, S. (ed.), Green, S. A. (ed.), Janca, A. (ed.), Mitchell, P. B. (ed.) & Robertson, M. (ed.), 2017, 4th ed. Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing. 612 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Psychiatry
Psychology
Psychiatric Nursing
Health Occupations
Occupational Therapy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Here and Now Aboriginal Assessment (HANAA): a follow-up survey of users

Lyons, Z., Janca, A. & Gaspar, J., 2017, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 25, 3, p. 288-289

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personality Development
Databases
Surveys and Questionnaires

Social rituals as an early indicator of mental illness

Janca, A. & Gaspar, J., Apr 2017, In : European Psychiatry. 41, p. S572-S573 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

THE CONCEPT OF PERSONALITY DISORDER IN ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE

Janca, A., May 2017, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 51, p. 48-48 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Alarming increase of suicide in a remote Indigenous Australian population: an audit of data from 2005 to 2014

Campbell, A., Balaratnasingam, S., McHugh, C., Janca, A. & Chapman, M., 1 Oct 2016, In : World Psychiatry. 15, 3, p. 296-297 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Early memories: Clinical relevance and significance

van der Watt, G., Coall, D., Sng, A. & Janca, A., 2016, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 24, 1, p. 34-38 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Violence
Mental Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Fear
Psychiatry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mindfulness for personality disorders

Sng, A. A. H. & Janca, A., 2016, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 29, 1, p. 70-76 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mindfulness
Personality Disorders
Compulsive Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Empirical Research
10 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep in Schizophrenia: Exploring Subjective Experiences of Sleep Problems and implications for Treatment

Chiu, V., Ree, M., Janca, A. & Waters, F., Dec 2016, In : Psychiatric Quarterly. 87, 4, p. 633-648

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schizophrenia
Sleep
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Therapeutics
Somnambulism
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive and behavioral factors associated with insomnia in inpatients with schizophrenia and related psychoses

Chiu, V., Harvey, R. H., Sloan, N. B., Ree, M., Lin, A., Janca, A. & Waters, F., 2015, In : Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 203, 10, p. 798-803

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Inpatients
Schizophrenia
Sleep
3 Citations (Scopus)
Medical Students
Psychiatry
Students
New Zealand
8 Citations (Scopus)
32 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Career Choice
psychiatry
Psychiatry
career
mental illness

Mental health and substance use problems in Western Australian prisoners

Davison, S., Fleming, J., Butler, T., Morgan, V., Petch, E., Morgan, F., Rock, D., Jones, J., Mitchell, M., Wright, M. & Janca, A., 2015, Western Australia: Drug and Alcohol Office, Govt. of Western Australia. 133 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Open Access

Psychiatry and the global recruitment crisis

Lyons, Z. & Janca, A., 2015, In : International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 22, 8, p. 356-357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Towards culturally appropriate assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional well-being

Balaratnasingam, S., Anderson, L., Janca, A. & Lee, J., 2015, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 23, 6, p. 626-629

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
Western Australia
Queensland
Needs Assessment
1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Alcohol Use and Depression: Public Health and Clinical Implications

Balaratnasingam, S. & Janca, A., 2014, In : International Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Mental Health. 2, p. 156-160

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood adversity and borderline personality disorder: a focus on adolescence

Newnham, E. & Janca, A., Jan 2014, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 27, 1, p. 68-72

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Borderline Personality Disorder
Wounds and Injuries
Personality Development
Impulsive Behavior
Sex Offenses

Normality, Abnormality and Mental Disorder in a Person-centered Continuum

Janca, A. & Balaratnasingam, S., 2014, In : The International Journal of Person Centered Medicine. 3, 4, p. 286-290

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Normal personality, personality disorder and psychosis: current views and future perspectives

Balaratnasingama, S. & Janca, A., 2014, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 28, 1, p. 30-34

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Personality Disorders
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Psychotic Disorders
Personality
Schizophrenia

Replication of the "Social Rituals and Mental Health: A Novel Approach to Early Intervention in Mental Illness" Project in an Iranian Setting

Malekian, A., Ahmadzadeh, G., Maroufi, M., Attari, A., Bahramian, A. & Janca, A., 2014, In : International Journal of Body, Mind & Culture. 1, 2, p. 117-126

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Somatoform disorders in patients with chronic pain

Mohan, I., Lawson-Smith, C., Coall, D., Van Der Watt, G. & Janca, A., 2014, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 22, 1, p. 66-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somatoform Disorders
Chronic Pain
Psychiatry
Ambulatory Care Facilities
New Zealand
2013
14 Citations (Scopus)

Personality disorders and spirituality

Bennett, K., Shepherd, J. & Janca, A., 2013, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 03/12/12, p. 5pp

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs as treatments for depression: An Australian pilot study

Lyons, Z., Van Der Watt, G., Shen, Z. & Janca, A., 2012, In : Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 18, p. 216-220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Citations (Scopus)

Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor: A novel neurotrophin involved in psychiatric and neurological disorders

Balaratnasingam, S. & Janca, A., 2012, In : Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 134, p. 116-124

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Citations (Scopus)

Posttraumatic growth: A psychiatric oddity

Balaratnasingam, S. & Janca, A., 2012, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 46, 10, p. 1011-1012

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Schizophrenia across the world: outcome and recovery

Janca, A. & Balaratnasingam, S., 2012, In : International Psychiatry. 9, 1, p. 9-11

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

After the fire: the mental health consequences of fire disasters

Laugharne, J., Van Der Watt, G. & Janca, A., 2011, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 24, 1, p. 72-77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A mad mayor of Fremantle the mysterious illness of Edward Davies

Martyr, P. & Janca, A., 2011, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 19, 6, p. 479-483

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Asian/Pacific rim psychiatrists' views on aspects of future classifications

Mellsop, G., Janca, A., Leon-Andrade, C., Nga Yan Luk, D., Fung Kum Chiu, H., Elder, H., Shinfuku, N., Tapsell, R., Balaratnasingam, S. & Chi Chan, W., 2011, In : Asia-Pacific Psychiatry. 3, p. 228-234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Bridging the distance between urban and rural psychiatry

Chapman, M. & Janca, A., 2011, In : Current Psychiatry Reports. 13, p. 174-177

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Citations (Scopus)

Combining sertraline and naltrexone in the treatment of adults with comorbid depression and alcohol dependence

Balaratnasingam, S. & Janca, A., 2011, In : Current Psychiatry Reports. 13, p. 245-247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Development and evaluation of the Consumer Recovery Satisfaction Survey

Henderson, T., Coall, D., Lillee, A., Isaac, M. & Janca, A., 2011, In : International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 18, 12, p. 662-670

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders: still in search of the concept-affirming boundaries

Starcevic, V. & Janca, A., 2011, In : Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 24, p. 55-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Psychiatric assessment instruments developed by the World Health Organization

Sartorius, N., Janca, A., Saxena, S. & Bedirhan Ustun, T., 2010, Mental Health Outcome Measures. Thornicroft, G. & Tansella, M. (eds.). 3rd ed. United Kingdom: RCPsych Publications, p. 346

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

25 Citations (Scopus)
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of male depression : Does general practitioner gender play a part?

Lyons, Z. & Janca, A., 2009, In : Australian Family Physician. 38, 9, p. 743-746

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

General Practitioners
Western Australia
General Practice
Cross-Sectional Studies