Richard O'Kearney

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trauma narratives in posttraumatic stress disorder: a review
    Richard O'Kearney
    The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 19:81-93. 2006
  2. pmc Mental health first aid training of the public in a rural area: a cluster randomized trial [ISRCTN53887541]
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 4:33. 2004
  3. doi request reprint A controlled trial of a school-based Internet program for reducing depressive symptoms in adolescent girls
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:65-72. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a cognitive-behavioural internet program on depression, vulnerability to depression and stigma in adolescent males: a school-based controlled trial
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:43-54. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Language for emotions in adolescents with externalizing and internalizing disorders
    Richard O'Kearney
    Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Dev Psychopathol 17:529-48. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Integration and organization of trauma memories and posttraumatic symptoms
    Richard O'Kearney
    Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 24:716-25. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Benefits of cognitive-behavioural therapy for children and youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder: re-examination of the evidence
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:199-212. 2007
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Not just fear and sadness: meta-analytic evidence of pervasive emotion recognition deficits for facial and vocal expressions in psychopathy
    Amy Dawel
    Department of Psychology buiding 39, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:2288-304. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Individual differences in emotionality and peri-traumatic processing
    Shanna Logan
    Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:815-22. 2012

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Trauma narratives in posttraumatic stress disorder: a review
    Richard O'Kearney
    The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 19:81-93. 2006
    ..Approaches that address some of these limitations and allow narrative-based evaluation of memory for trauma in PTSD are outlined...
  2. pmc Mental health first aid training of the public in a rural area: a cluster randomized trial [ISRCTN53887541]
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 4:33. 2004
    ..However, this was an efficacy trial under relatively ideal conditions. Here we report the results of an effectiveness trial in which the course is given under more typical conditions...
  3. doi request reprint A controlled trial of a school-based Internet program for reducing depressive symptoms in adolescent girls
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:65-72. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the benefits of a self-directed Internet intervention for depression (MoodGYM) delivered as a part of the high school curriculum...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of a cognitive-behavioural internet program on depression, vulnerability to depression and stigma in adolescent males: a school-based controlled trial
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:43-54. 2006
    ..These include how to ensure enough of the program is received and that people who could potentially benefit access the program and continue to remain engaged with it, and how to enhance the sustainability of any benefits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Language for emotions in adolescents with externalizing and internalizing disorders
    Richard O'Kearney
    Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Dev Psychopathol 17:529-48. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Integration and organization of trauma memories and posttraumatic symptoms
    Richard O'Kearney
    Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 24:716-25. 2011
    ..33; p = .03), whereas self-rating of the trauma memory as disorganized was associated with higher overall symptom severity (r = .42; p = .006)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Benefits of cognitive-behavioural therapy for children and youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder: re-examination of the evidence
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:199-212. 2007
    ..Additional studies are needed to further clarify CBT's benefits and to investigate how it can be made more available as a treatment option for children and youth who suffer from OCD...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Not just fear and sadness: meta-analytic evidence of pervasive emotion recognition deficits for facial and vocal expressions in psychopathy
    Amy Dawel
    Department of Psychology buiding 39, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:2288-304. 2012
    ..We discuss limitations of the available data that restrict the ability of meta-analysis to consider the influence of age and separate the sub-factors of psychopathy, highlighting important directions for future research...
  10. doi request reprint Individual differences in emotionality and peri-traumatic processing
    Shanna Logan
    Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:815-22. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Emotional and behavioural outcomes later in childhood and adolescence for children with specific language impairments: meta-analyses of controlled prospective studies
    Shaun Goh Kok Yew
    Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:516-24. 2013
    ..To date, there has been no attempt to summarise what this evidence says about the strength of link between SLI and later child and adolescent emotional and behavioural (EB) outcomes...
  12. pmc Individual differences in the ability to recognise facial identity are associated with social anxiety
    Joshua M Davis
    The Department of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e28800. 2011
    ..Equally, the relationship could arise if social anxiety causes reduced exposure or attention to people's faces, and thus to poor development of face recognition mechanisms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in personal identity in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Laura Jobson
    School of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:95-109. 2008
    ..This study investigated cultural differences in goals, self-defining memories, and self-cognitions in those with and without post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  14. pmc A randomized controlled trial of problem-solving therapy compared to cognitive therapy for the treatment of insomnia in adults
    Melissa Pech
    Research School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Sleep 36:739-49. 2013
    ..To compare the efficacy of problem-solving therapy (PST) combined with behavioral sleep strategies to standard cognitive therapy (CT) combined with behavioral sleep strategies in the treatment of insomnia...
  15. doi request reprint Adolescents' ability to read different emotional faces relates to their history of maltreatment and type of psychopathology
    Tatyana Leist
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 14:237-50. 2009
    ..Maltreatment was predictive of superior recognition of fear and sadness. The findings are considered in terms of social information-processing theories of psychopathology. Implications for clinical interventions are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reduced eye gaze explains "fear blindness" in childhood psychopathic traits
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:455-63. 2008
    ..This study tested whether psychopathic traits are associated with reduced attention to the eye region of other people's faces...
  17. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in imagery and reports of aversions
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Memory 12:462-6. 2004
    ..The results are unable to disentangle causal paths but suggest a focus on individual differences in imagery vividness may be fruitful for understanding individual differences in aversion learning...
  18. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural emotion writing tasks: a controlled trial of multiple processes
    Adam J Guastella
    University of New South Wales, School of Psychology, Sydney 2052 NSW, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:558-66. 2008
    ..Results suggest the use of these paradigms to study emotion-processing mechanisms and, potentially, in practice to enhance coping in process-specific ways...
  19. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin increases gaze to the eye region of human faces
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 63:3-5. 2008
    ..In humans, oxytocin has been found to enhance trust and the ability to interpret the emotions of others. It has been suggested that oxytocin may enhance facial processing by increasing focus on the eye region of human faces...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of D-cycloserine on extinction and fear conditioning in humans
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:663-72. 2007
    ..Further experimental research is needed to better understand the mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effects of DCS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attention to the eyes and fear-recognition deficits in child psychopathy
    Mark R Dadds
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 189:280-1. 2006
    ..These data support models of psychopathy that emphasise specific dysfunction of the amygdala and suggest an innovative approach for intervening early in the development of psychopathy...
  22. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of D-cycloserine on exposure therapy for spider fear
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Psychiatr Res 41:466-71. 2007
    ..DCS did not enhance the reduction of spider fears or the generalisation of treatment of a single session of exposure-based therapy. These results suggest that DCS may not enhance loss of non-clinical levels of fear in human populations...
  23. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of D-cycloserine enhancement of exposure therapy for social anxiety disorder
    Adam J Guastella
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 63:544-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether 50 mg of DCS enhances ET for social anxiety disorder (SAD) according to a comprehensive set of symptom and life impairment measures...