University of Queensland
Warwick Middleton MB BS, FRANZCP, MD., holds appointments as Professor, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, and as Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, School of Behavioral, Cognitive & Social Sciences, University of New England, and Department of Psychology, University of. He has made substantial and ongoing contributions to the bereavement and trauma literatures and was with Dr Jeremy Butler author of the first published series in the Australian scientific literature detailing the abuse histories and clinical phenomenology of patients fulfilling diagnostic criteria for Dissociative Identity Disorder. He chairs The Cannan Institute as well as its research and conference organizing committees. In 1996 he was the principal architect in establishing Australia’s first dedicated unit treating dissociative disorders (the Trauma and Dissociation Unit, Belmont Hospital – Healthe Care) and he continues as its Director. He is the first researcher to ever do systematic research into ongoing incestuous abuse during adulthood.
He is a Past President and Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) and a recipient of that Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He chaired an editorial grouping that put together a Special (double) Issue of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation (“The Abused and the Abuser: Victim – Perpetrator Dynamics”), published in 2017 and published also in expanded and updated book-form in 2018 (Routledge). He is Co-Chair of the ISSTD Membership Committee (with Abigail Percifield), Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee and a member of the Webinar Committee.
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