Kathleen Griffiths

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Characteristics of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka: a systematic review
    Thilini Rajapakse
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    BMC Public Health 13:331. 2013
  2. pmc Barriers and facilitators to mental health help-seeking for young elite athletes: a qualitative study
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:157. 2012
  3. pmc A systematic review of help-seeking interventions for depression, anxiety and general psychological distress
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:81. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Unmet depression information needs in the community
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Building 63, Eggleston Road, The Australian National University, Canberra 0200, ACT, Australia
    J Affect Disord 146:348-54. 2013
  5. pmc The effectiveness of an online support group for members of the community with depression: a randomised controlled trial
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e53244. 2012
  6. pmc Seeking help for depression from family and friends: a qualitative analysis of perceived advantages and disadvantages
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:196. 2011
  7. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of an online e-health application compared to attention placebo or sertraline in the treatment of generalised anxiety disorder
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 11:48. 2010
  8. pmc Exploring the nature of stigmatising beliefs about depression and help-seeking: implications for reducing stigma
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:61. 2009
  9. pmc Age differences in mental health literacy
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:125. 2008
  10. pmc Explicit and implicit information needs of people with depression: a qualitative investigation of problems reported on an online depression support forum
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:88. 2011

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. pmc Characteristics of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka: a systematic review
    Thilini Rajapakse
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    BMC Public Health 13:331. 2013
    ..This review examines the published literature for the characteristics and factors associated with non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka...
  2. pmc Barriers and facilitators to mental health help-seeking for young elite athletes: a qualitative study
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:157. 2012
    ..However there are limited data available for young elite athletes. This study aims to determine what young elite athletes perceive as the barriers and facilitators to help-seeking for common mental health problems...
  3. pmc A systematic review of help-seeking interventions for depression, anxiety and general psychological distress
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:81. 2012
    ..Therefore, this paper reports a systematic review of published randomised controlled trials targeting help-seeking attitudes, intentions or behaviours for depression, anxiety, and general psychological distress...
  4. doi request reprint Unmet depression information needs in the community
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Building 63, Eggleston Road, The Australian National University, Canberra 0200, ACT, Australia
    J Affect Disord 146:348-54. 2013
    ..This study aimed to develop a formal measure of unmet need for depression information in the community, to investigate the level of this unmet need and to identify its predictors...
  5. pmc The effectiveness of an online support group for members of the community with depression: a randomised controlled trial
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e53244. 2012
    ..Internet support groups (ISGs) are popular, particularly among people with depression, but there is little high quality evidence concerning their effectiveness...
  6. pmc Seeking help for depression from family and friends: a qualitative analysis of perceived advantages and disadvantages
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:196. 2011
    ..The current study sought to investigate the views of consumers about the advantages and disadvantages of seeking support from family and friends for depression...
  7. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of an online e-health application compared to attention placebo or sertraline in the treatment of generalised anxiety disorder
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 11:48. 2010
    ..This study aims to determine the effectiveness of a web-based program for treating GAD relative to sertraline and attention placebo...
  8. pmc Exploring the nature of stigmatising beliefs about depression and help-seeking: implications for reducing stigma
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:61. 2009
    ..This study aimed to inform the design of interventions to reduce stigma by systematically investigating community perceptions of beliefs about depression according to theorised dimensional components of stigma...
  9. pmc Age differences in mental health literacy
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:125. 2008
    ..The community's knowledge and beliefs about mental health problems, their risk factors, treatments and sources of help may vary as a function of age...
  10. pmc Explicit and implicit information needs of people with depression: a qualitative investigation of problems reported on an online depression support forum
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:88. 2011
    ..However, currently little is known about the information needs of people with depression. This study aimed to investigate the explicit and implicit information needs of users of an online depression support forum...
  11. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of an online e health application for the prevention of Generalised Anxiety Disorder
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, School of Health and Psychological Sciences, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Australian National University, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:25. 2010
    ..The present trial (the WebGAD trial) aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an evidence-based online prevention website for GAD...
  12. pmc The effect of web based depression interventions on self reported help seeking: randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN77824516]
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 6:13. 2006
    ..To date, there has been very little work investigating behaviour changes induced by interventions that are designed to increase help seeking. The present paper examines the effects of two Internet depression websites on help seeking...
  13. pmc Public beliefs about causes and risk factors for mental disorders: a comparison of Japan and Australia
    Yoshibumi Nakane
    Department of Social Work, The Faculty of Human Sociology, Nagasaki International University, Nagasaki, 859 3298, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 5:33. 2005
    ..However, there has been little direct cross-cultural comparison. Here we report a comparison of public beliefs about the causes of mental disorders in Japan and Australia...
  14. pmc Mental health first aid responses of the public: results from an Australian national survey
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 5:9. 2005
    ..How they respond to that person (the mental health first aid response) may affect outcomes. However, there is no information on what members of the public might do in such circumstances...
  15. pmc Perceived barriers and facilitators to mental health help-seeking in young people: a systematic review
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:113. 2010
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  16. pmc A population study comparing screening performance of prototypes for depression and anxiety with standard scales
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:154. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the accuracy of four new prototype screeners for predicting depression and anxiety disorders and to compare their performance with existing scales...
  17. pmc Public beliefs about treatment and outcome of mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and Japan
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Med 3:12. 2005
    ..Japan is also more collectivist and Australia more individualist in values. These differences might influence recognition of disorders and beliefs about treatment in the two countries...
  18. pmc Psychoeducation for depression, anxiety and psychological distress: a meta-analysis
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 7:79. 2009
    ..There are no published meta-analyses of the effectiveness of passive psychoeducation in reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety or psychological distress...
  19. pmc Models in the delivery of depression care: a systematic review of randomised and controlled intervention trials
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 9:25. 2008
    ..This paper aims to determine the effective components of depression care in primary care through a systematic examination of both general practice and community based intervention trials...
  20. doi request reprint Does stigma predict a belief in dealing with depression alone?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 132:413-7. 2011
    ..The current study sought to investigate whether stigmatising attitudes predict a belief in the helpfulness of dealing with depression without external assistance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clickety-click: e-mental health train on track
    Kathleen Griffiths
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:100-8. 2007
    ..It also describes those Internet programs which are both of demonstrated effectiveness in the treatment of anxiety or depression and available without restriction or cost to the public...
  22. pmc Stigma in response to mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and Japan
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 6:21. 2006
    ..This study seeks to compare the nature and extent of stigma among the public in the two countries...
  23. pmc The ANU WellBeing study: a protocol for a quasi-factorial randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of an Internet support group and an automated Internet intervention for depression
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, School of Health and Psychological Sciences, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:20. 2010
    ..By contrast, despite their popularity, there is little evidence as to the effectiveness of Internet support groups which provide peer-to-peer mutual support...
  24. pmc Predictors of depression stigma
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:25. 2008
    ..To investigate and compare the predictors of personal and perceived stigma associated with depression...
  25. ncbi request reprint Depression in primary health care: from evidence to policy
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S81-3. 2008
    ..To consider the implications for mental health policy of a recent synthesis of the literature on the effectiveness of different service delivery models for depression in primary care...
  26. ncbi request reprint The quality and accessibility of Australian depression sites on the World Wide Web
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200
    Med J Aust 176:S97-S104. 2002
    ..To provide information about Australian depression sites and the quality of their content; to identify possible indicators of the quality of site content; and determine the accessibility of Australian depression web sites...
  27. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (1): Do ISGs reduce depressive symptoms?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e40. 2009
    ..Given the growing role of ISGs for both users with depression and those with a physical disorder, there is a need to evaluate the evidence concerning the efficacy of ISGs in reducing depressive symptoms...
  28. pmc Quality of web based information on treatment of depression: cross sectional survey
    K M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    BMJ 321:1511-5. 2000
    ..To evaluate quality of web based information on treatment of depression, to identify potential indicators of content quality, and to establish if accountability criteria are indicators of quality...
  29. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (2): What is known about depression ISGs?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e41. 2009
    ..A number of studies have evaluated the nature and impact of depression-specific ISGs. However, to date there have been no published systematic reviews of this evidence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Internet-based mental health programs: a powerful tool in the rural medical kit
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:81-7. 2007
    ..To discuss, using two case examples, the potential utility of Internet-based depression information and automated therapy programs in rural regions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Academic consumer researchers: a bridge between consumers and researchers
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:191-6. 2004
    ..To describe the contributions that consumers, and academic consumer researchers in particular, can make to mental health research...
  32. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of internet interventions for depression and anxiety disorders: a review of randomised controlled trials
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:S4-11. 2010
    ..To review the outcomes, nature and quality of published randomised controlled trials of preventive and treatment internet interventions for depression and anxiety disorders, and to document the availability of effective interventions...
  33. pmc The Generalised Anxiety Stigma Scale (GASS): psychometric properties in a community sample
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:184. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a multi-item measure of Generalised Anxiety Disorder stigma (the GASS)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of web-based depression literacy and cognitive-behavioural therapy interventions on stigmatising attitudes to depression: randomised controlled trial
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 185:342-9. 2004
    ..Little is known about the efficacy of educational interventions for reducing the stigma associated with depression...
  35. pmc Mental health literacy as a function of remoteness of residence: an Australian national study
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:92. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine the impact of remoteness on public knowledge of depression and schizophrenia...
  36. doi request reprint Mental health research in The Lancet: a case study
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Ment Health 19:17-25. 2010
    ..The Lancet recently declared that it intends to "make mental health one of its campaign focal points". However, it has been silent on the role it might play in disseminating mental health research...
  37. pmc Automated assessment of the quality of depression websites
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 7:e59. 2005
    ..There is a need to develop better consumer tools, and in particular to explore the potential of automated procedures for evaluating the quality of health information on the web...
  38. pmc Website quality indicators for consumers
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 7:e55. 2005
    ..It is therefore important to explore the validity of other simpler potential indicators of site quality such as Google PageRank...
  39. doi request reprint Comparison of data analysis strategies for intent-to-treat analysis in pre-test-post-test designs with substantial dropout rates
    Agus Salim
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Acton, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 160:335-45. 2008
    ..However, CC analysis is generally biased under MAR. The magnitude of the bias is largest when the correlation of post- and pre-test is relatively low...
  40. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression - online resources and management tools
    Julia Reynolds
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:382-6. 2011
    ..e-health resources complement existing services by providing high quality information, symptom prevention, management interventions and peer support...
  41. ncbi request reprint Reaching standards for dissemination: a case study
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:459-63. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint The public's ability to recognize mental disorders and their beliefs about treatment: changes in Australia over 8 years
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:36-41. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to find out whether recognition and treatment beliefs have changed over 8 years...
  43. pmc Health e-cards as a means of encouraging help seeking for depression among young adults: randomized controlled trial
    Daniel L Costin
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e42. 2009
    ..There is a need to identify interventions that increase help seeking for depression among young adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Changes in depression awareness and attitudes in Australia: the impact of beyondblue: the national depression initiative
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:42-6. 2006
    ..To assess changes in depression awareness and attitudes in Australia and the effect that beyondblue: the national depression initiative has had on these...
  45. ncbi request reprint Research priorities in mental health, Part 2: an evaluationof the current research effort against stakeholders' priorities
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:327-39. 2002
    ..To examine the current distribution of mental health research in Australia and compare this with the priorities of various stakeholder groups...
  46. doi request reprint Mental health profile of callers to a telephone counselling service
    Nicole Burgess
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 14:42-7. 2008
    ..05). Panic attacks were more common among more frequent callers. These results will be useful in developing new telephone-administered anxiety and depression treatment programmes...
  47. doi request reprint An online intervention for reducing depressive symptoms: secondary benefits for self-esteem, empowerment and quality of life
    Dimity Crisp
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 216:60-6. 2014
    ..However, further research is required to investigate the mechanisms underlying improvement in these secondary outcomes. ..
  48. ncbi request reprint The internet and mental health practice
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Evid Based Ment Health 6:66-9. 2003
  49. doi request reprint What is to become of the College clinical practice guidelines?
    Stephen Rosenman
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 16:1-4. 2008
    ..This paper discusses the value and non-use of College clinical practice guidelines and examines possible ways that they may be promulgated and used...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of treatments for depression in older people
    Cathy J Frazer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:627-32. 2005
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the evidence for the effectiveness of a range of possible treatments for depression in older people...
  51. ncbi request reprint The impact of beyondblue: the national depression initiative on the Australian public's recognition of depression and beliefs about treatments
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:248-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether a campaign to increase public knowledge about depression (beyondblue: the national depression initiative) has influenced the Australian public's ability to recognize depression and their beliefs about treatments...
  52. pmc A comparison of changes in anxiety and depression symptoms of spontaneous users and trial participants of a cognitive behavior therapy website
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT, 0200, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 6:e46. 2004
    ..However, it is unclear if the positive effects demonstrated in these trials transfer to community users of such sites...
  53. pmc Delivering interventions for depression by using the internet: randomised controlled trial
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMJ 328:265. 2004
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for anxiety disorders
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Building 63, Eggleston Road, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:S29-46. 2004
    ..To review the evidence for the effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for anxiety disorders...
  55. pmc Adherence in internet interventions for anxiety and depression
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e13. 2009
    ..We need to understand more about adherence in order to maximize the impact of Internet-based interventions on the disease burden associated with common mental disorders...
  56. ncbi request reprint The prevention of depression using the Internet
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:S122-5. 2002
    ..Randomised controlled trials of CBT delivered by the Internet are required...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for depression
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200
    Med J Aust 176:S84-96. 2002
    ..To review the evidence for the effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for depression...
  58. ncbi request reprint Research priorities in mental health, part 1: an evaluation of the current research effort against the criteria of disease burden and health system costs
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:322-6. 2002
    ..To examine the amount of research that various mental disorders are currently receiving in Australia and compare this with the disease burden and health system costs attributable to these disorders...
  59. pmc Web-based cognitive behavior therapy: analysis of site usage and changes in depression and anxiety scores
    Helen Christensen
    The Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 4:e3. 2002
    ..anu.edu.au) designed to treat and prevent depression in young people, available to all Internet users, and targeted to those who may have no formal contact with professional help services...
  60. ncbi request reprint Beacon: a web portal to high-quality mental health websites for use by health professionals and the public
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:S40-4. 2010
    ..To describe the Beacon web portal, which lists and rates quality health websites, collects user characteristics and publishes user feedback; and to report summary data on Beacon's highest-rated (best evidence-based) sites for mental health...
  61. doi request reprint Personal and perceived depression stigma in Australian adolescents: magnitude and predictors
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 129:104-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine and compare levels of personal and perceived depression stigma amongst Australian adolescents and to identify predictors of these constructs...
  62. doi request reprint The Self-Stigma of Depression Scale (SSDS): development and psychometric evaluation of a new instrument
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:243-54. 2010
    ..It is a promising tool for the measurement of self-stigma and is likely to be useful in further understanding self-stigma and evaluating stigma interventions...
  63. doi request reprint The YouthMood Project: a cluster randomized controlled trial of an online cognitive behavioral program with adolescents
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1021-32. 2009
    ..27-0.43). Although small to moderate, the effects obtained in the current study provide support for the utility of universal prevention programs in schools. The effectiveness of booster sessions should be explored in future research...
  64. ncbi request reprint Plenty of activity but little outcome data: a review of the "grey literature" on primary care anxiety and depression programs in Australia
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S103-6. 2008
    ..To identify reports in the "grey literature" of programs conducted in Australian primary care to improve depression and anxiety outcomes, and to examine these reports for evidence of effectiveness...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stigma about depression and its impact on help-seeking intentions
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:51-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this article was to examine community help-seeking intentions and stigmatizing beliefs associated with depression...
  66. pmc Predictors of adherence by adolescents to a cognitive behavior therapy website in school and community-based settings
    Alison L Neil
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e6. 2009
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Public beliefs about causes and risk factors for mental disorders: changes in Australia over 8 years
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:764-7. 2005
    ..Surveys of the public in several countries have found a predominant belief in social environmental causes of mental disorders. The present study was conducted to determine whether this has changed over time in Australia...
  68. ncbi request reprint e-hub: an online self-help mental health service in the community
    Kylie Bennett
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:S48-52. 2010
    ..A range of best-practice measures have been developed and put in place to ensure high-quality service delivery. Evaluation and quality control are enabled by a database and associated software...
  69. doi request reprint Comparative randomised trial of online cognitive-behavioural therapy and an information website for depression: 12-month outcomes
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 192:130-4. 2008
    ..An earlier paper reported positive outcomes immediately following access to a cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) internet intervention and a depression information website...
  70. doi request reprint The use of e-health applications for anxiety and depression in young people: challenges and solutions
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 5:58-62. 2011
    ..However, challenges to their uptake amongst youth need to be investigated. This paper aims to explore the barriers to the use of these programs by young people and the methods by which these barriers might be overcome...
  71. doi request reprint The GoodNight study--online CBT for insomnia for the indicated prevention of depression: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    John A Gosling
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Building 63, Eggleston Road, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Trials 15:56. 2014
    ..Therefore, this study aims to examine whether Internet delivery of fully automated self-help CBT-I designed to reduce insomnia will prevent depression...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity analysis of intention-to-treat estimates when withdrawals are related to unobserved compliance status
    Agus Salim
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Stat Med 27:1164-79. 2008
    ..We recommend that our approach be used in conjunction with methods of analysis which assume MAR in estimating the ITT effect...
  73. ncbi request reprint A five year follow-up study of the use of clozapine in community practice
    Leslie R H Drew
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, City Mental Health Service, Canberra City, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:780-6. 2002
    ..Data is reported on the use of clozapine in an entire cohort of (42) patients in a community, the Australian Capital Territory. It extends a 3-year study of clinical and financial outcomes to 5 years...
  74. ncbi request reprint Population promotion of informal self-help strategies for early intervention against depression and anxiety
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:3-6. 2006
    ..These are highly acceptable to the public, easily applied, inexpensive and may avert the development of many clinical cases...
  75. ncbi request reprint Structure of beliefs about the helpfulness of interventions for depression and schizophrenia. Results from a national survey of the Australian public
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:877-83. 2005
    ..The present study uses factor analysis to examine the structure of public beliefs about interventions for depression and schizophrenia, using case vignettes that vary in severity or stage of illness...
  76. ncbi request reprint Belief in the harmfulness of antidepressants: results from a national survey of the Australian public
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:47-53. 2005
    ..Surveys of the public in several countries have found that negative attitudes towards antidepressants are common. However, there has been little research into the factors associated with these attitudes...