Andrew MacKinnon

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Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi An investigation of the measurement properties of the Spot-the-Word test in a community sample
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Australia
    Psychol Assess 19:459-68. 2007
  2. 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
  3. pmc The association of APOE genotype and cognitive decline in interaction with risk factors in a 65-69 year old community sample
    Helen Christensen
    The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 8:14. 2008
  4. doi 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
  5. ncbi Search for a common cause factor amongst cognitive, speed and biological variables using narrow age cohorts
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Gerontology 52:243-57. 2006
  6. pmc The Y-Worri Project: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 14:76. 2013
  7. doi Adherence to the MoodGYM program: outcomes and predictors for an adolescent school-based population
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:338-44. 2013
  8. pmc Web-based cognitive behavior therapy for depression with and without telephone tracking in a national helpline: secondary outcomes from a randomized controlled trial
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e68. 2012
  9. pmc Internet-based CBT for depression with and without telephone tracking in a national helpline: randomised controlled trial
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e28099. 2011
  10. doi Cannabis use and cognitive function: 8-year trajectory in a young adult cohort
    Robert J Tait
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Eggleston Road, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Addiction 106:2195-203. 2011

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  1. ncbi An investigation of the measurement properties of the Spot-the-Word test in a community sample
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Australia
    Psychol Assess 19:459-68. 2007
    ..The STW is a promising test of ability that, in the future, may be refined by the deletion or replacement of poorly functioning items...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc The association of APOE genotype and cognitive decline in interaction with risk factors in a 65-69 year old community sample
    Helen Christensen
    The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 8:14. 2008
    ..A cross-sectional study on the lifespan effects of the *E4 allele 1 failed to find any effect of the *E4 allele on cognitive performance at ages 20-24, 40-44 or 60-64 years...
  4. doi 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...
  5. ncbi Search for a common cause factor amongst cognitive, speed and biological variables using narrow age cohorts
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Gerontology 52:243-57. 2006
    ..However, it has been claimed that the finding of shared variance among variables in these studies may be spurious because most studies have been cross-sectional and based on age-heterogeneous samples...
  6. pmc The Y-Worri Project: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 14:76. 2013
    ..The aim of the current project is two-fold: to test the effectiveness of an intervention program for anxiety relative to a control condition, and to compare two methods of implementing the program...
  7. doi Adherence to the MoodGYM program: outcomes and predictors for an adolescent school-based population
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:338-44. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study is to investigate adolescent adherence to an Internet-based depression prevention program in schools to identify the effect of adherence on outcomes and to ascertain the predictors of program adherence...
  8. pmc Web-based cognitive behavior therapy for depression with and without telephone tracking in a national helpline: secondary outcomes from a randomized controlled trial
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e68. 2012
    ..It is not known whether the Web intervention would also lower alcohol use and stigma, or improve quality of life and knowledge of depression and its treatments...
  9. pmc Internet-based CBT for depression with and without telephone tracking in a national helpline: randomised controlled trial
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e28099. 2011
    ..Telephone helplines are frequently and repeatedly used by individuals with chronic mental health problems and web interventions may be an effective tool for reducing depression in this population...
  10. doi Cannabis use and cognitive function: 8-year trajectory in a young adult cohort
    Robert J Tait
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Eggleston Road, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Addiction 106:2195-203. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship between change in cannabis use and changed cognitive performance over 8 years...
  11. doi 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...
  12. pmc Internet-based interventions to promote mental health help-seeking in elite athletes: an exploratory randomized controlled trial
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e69. 2012
    ..Young elite athletes have less positive attitudes toward seeking help than nonathletes and thus may be particularly unlikely to seek help. Interventions aimed at increasing help-seeking in young elite athletes are warranted...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi Cognition in pregnancy and motherhood: prospective cohort study
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 196:126-32. 2010
    ..Research has reported that pregnant women and mothers become forgetful. However, in these studies, women are not recruited prior to pregnancy, samples are not representative and studies are underpowered...
  16. ncbi Validity of the mental health component scale of the 12-item Short-Form Health Survey (MCS-12) as measure of common mental disorders in the general population
    Sarah C Gill
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 152:63-71. 2007
    ..92) and anxiety disorders (AUC=0.83)...
  17. doi Relationship quality and levels of depression and anxiety in a large population-based survey
    Liana S Leach
    Psychiatric Epidemiology and Social Issues Unit, Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:417-25. 2013
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  18. ncbi The brain reserve hypothesis, brain atrophy and aging
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Gerontology 53:82-95. 2007
    ..A variety of brain reserve hypotheses exist, and different empirical strategies have been employed to investigate these variants...
  19. ncbi No evidence for interaction between MAOA and childhood adversity for antisocial behavior
    Zoë Prichard
    Predictive Medicine Group, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:228-32. 2008
    ..This study does not support previous reports of an interaction between MAOA genotype and childhood adversity for antisocial behavior in males...
  20. pmc Psychopathology in young people with intellectual disability
    Stewart L Einfeld
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, 190 Russell Ave, Dolls Point, NSW 2219, Australia corrected
    JAMA 296:1981-9. 2006
    ..Although these problems are known to begin in early childhood, little is known of how they evolve over time or whether they continue into adulthood...
  21. ncbi The combination of cognitive testing and an informant questionnaire in screening for dementia
    Richard Knafelc
    Bundoora Extended Care Centre, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Age Ageing 32:541-7. 2003
    ..Aim: A cognitive test and an informant report questionnaire were used together to investigate whether their combined use could improve the accuracy of detecting dementia in a memory clinic, compared with either test used alone...
  22. ncbi A National Depression Index for Australia
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Locked Bag 11, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:S52-6. 2004
    ..To develop a National Depression Index for measuring the depression status of the Australian population...
  23. ncbi Improving screening accuracy for dementia in a community sample by augmenting cognitive testing with informant report
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, and Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Locked Bag 11, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:358-66. 2003
    ..The findings also suggest that the appropriate combination of existing tests may be a fruitful method of improving screening accuracy in a variety of situations...
  24. ncbi An instrument to measure engagement in life: factor analysis and associations with sociodemographic, health and cognition measures
    Ruth A Parslow
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Gerontology 52:188-98. 2006
    ..It has been proposed that active engagement with life may protect against cognitive decline. However, existing instruments for measuring life engagement have covered limited domains...
  25. ncbi Development and validation of the Beliefs and Behaviour Questionnaire (BBQ)
    Johnson George
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Victorian College of Pharmacy, Monash University, Parkville, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 64:50-60. 2006
    ..To develop and validate a questionnaire to screen for potential nonadherence in patients with chronic ailments...
  26. ncbi The voices acceptance and action scale (VAAS): Pilot data
    Frances Shawyer
    The Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychol 63:593-606. 2007
    ..Although these results are preliminary and subject to a number of limitations, the VAAS shows promise as a useful aid in the assessment of the psychological impact of voices...
  27. doi Acting on harmful command hallucinations in psychotic disorders: an integrative approach
    Frances Shawyer
    The Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:390-8. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that compliance with harmful commands is driven by a complex interaction between beliefs related to the command hallucination and personal characteristics, with risk of compliance increasing with age...
  28. ncbi Psychometric properties of the quality of life questionnaire for children with CP
    Elizabeth Waters
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:49-55. 2007
    ..Preliminary statistics suggest that the child self-report questionnaire has acceptable psychometric properties. The questionnaire can be freely accessed at http://www.deakin.edu.ac/hmnbs/chase/cerebralpalsy/cp_qol_home.php...
  29. ncbi Metal-protein attenuation with iodochlorhydroxyquin (clioquinol) targeting Abeta amyloid deposition and toxicity in Alzheimer disease: a pilot phase 2 clinical trial
    Craig W Ritchie
    Departments of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, The Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Neurol 60:1685-91. 2003
    ..Alzheimer disease (AD) may be caused by the toxic accumulation of beta-amyloid (Abeta)...
  30. ncbi Factors associated with compliance and resistance to command hallucinations
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:357-62. 2004
    ..Patients who experience CHs may have a more malignant form of the underlying disorder. Thus, CHs warrant special therapeutic attention for reasons beyond any harm that their commands pose to themselves or others...
  31. ncbi On the non-significance of internal versus external auditory hallucinations
    David Copolov
    Mental Health Research Institute, Victoria
    Schizophr Res 69:1-6. 2004
    ..There appears to be no consistent differential impact and effect of internal and external AHs, and there was no support for the historical view that internal AHs are more benign...
  32. ncbi Correlates of the affective impact of auditory hallucinations in psychotic disorders
    David L Copolov
    Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 30:163-71. 2004
    ..It is argued that the positive evaluation of voices by subjects requires greater attention than it has received previously. Implications for assessment, clinical practice, and research are discussed...
  33. pmc The law of attrition revisited
    Helen Christensen
    J Med Internet Res 8:e20; author reply e21. 2006
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. doi Statistical treatment of withdrawal in trials of anti-dementia drugs
    Andrew MacKinnon
    Lancet 372:1382-3; author reply 1383. 2008
  36. ncbi Effects on parental mental health of an education and skills training program for parents of young children with autism: a randomized controlled trial
    Bruce Tonge
    Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:561-9. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of a parent education and behavior management intervention (PEBM) on the mental health and adjustment of parents with preschool children with autism...
  37. ncbi Paediatric quality of life instruments: a review of the impact of the conceptual framework on outcomes
    Elise Davis
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:311-8. 2006
    ..The impact of the conceptual underpinnings of the instruments on the resulting QOL scores is discussed...