Research

  • Somasundaram, D. (2010) Ethnic Consciousness: The Case of Sri Lanka. Mcgill Foreign Affairs Review, II: 1, 59-66.
  • Somasundaram, D. (2012) Management of Psychological consequences of Torture in Sri Lanka. Torture: Asian and Global Perspective, 1:2, 35-54 http://www.humanrights.asia/resources/journals-magazines/torture-asian-and-global-perspectives/issues/torturemag-vol01no02pdf
  • Somasundaram, D. (2012) Cultural relaxation methods for minor mental health
  • SL J Psychiatry ; 3 (2) 3-6
  • Somasundaram D,& Sivayokan S (2013) Rebuilding community resilience in a post-war context: developing insight and recommendations – a qualitative study in Northern Sri Lanka. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 7:3 http://www.ijmhs.com/content/7/1/3/abstract
  • Maercker, A., Brewin, C. R., Bryant, R. A., Cloitre, M., Reed, G. M., van Ommeren, M., Humayun, A., Jones, L., Kagee, A., Llosa, A. E., Rousseau, C., Somasundaram, D., Souza, R., Suzuki, Y., Weissbecker, I., Wessely, S., First, M. B. & Saxena, S. (2013). Proposals for mental disorders specifically associated with stress in the International Classification of Diseases-11. The Lancet, 381(9878), 1683-1685. Published online April 11, 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)62191-6
  • Maercker, A., Brewin, C. R., Bryant, R. A., Cloitre, M., van Ommeren, M., Jones, L., Humayun, A., Kagee, A., Llosa, A. E., Rousseau, C., Somasundaram, D., Souza, R., Suzuki, Y., Weissbecker, I., Wessely, S., First, M. B. & Reed, G. M. (2013). Diagnosis and classification of disorders specifically associated with stress: proposals for ICD‐ World Psychiatry, 12(3), 198-206.
  • Somasundaram, D. (2013). “Recent Disasters in Sri Lanka: Lessons Learned.” The Psychiatric clinics of North America 36(3): 321-338.
  • Puvimanasinghe, T., Denson, L.A., Augoustinos, M., & Somasundaram, D. (2015). Vicarious Resilience and Vicarious Traumatisation: Experiences of Working with Refugees and Asylum Seekers in South Australia. Transcultural Psychiatry. 03/2015; DOI:10.1177/1363461515577289   [published online]
  • Puvimanasinghe, T., Denson, L.A., Augoustinos, M., & Somasundaram, D. (2014). Giving back to Society what Society gave us: Altruism, Coping and Meaning-making of two Refugee Communities living in South Australia. Australian Psychologist Volume 49, Issue 5, pages 313–321, DOI: 10.1111/ap.12065
  • Puvimanasinghe, T., Denson, L.A., Augoustinos, M., & Somasundaram, D. (2014). Narrative and Silence: How former Refugees talk about Loss and Past Trauma. Journal of Refugee Studies 28 (1): 69-92. doi: 10.1093/jrs/feu019
  • Somasundaram, D. (2014) Addressing collective trauma: conceptualisations and interventions. Intervention, Volume 12, Supplement 1, Page 43 – 60.