Julie A Pasco

Summary

Affiliation: Barwon Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, southeastern Australia
    Tricia Y J Quek
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1661-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Morbid obesity in women on the rise: an observational, population-based study
    Julie A Pasco
    Epidemiology Unit for Musculoskeletal and Metabolic Disorders, School of Medicine, Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:290. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Fracture risk among older men: osteopenia and osteoporosis defined using cut-points derived from female versus male reference data
    J A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 25:857-62. 2014
  4. pmc Physical comorbidities in men with mood and anxiety disorders: a population-based study
    Livia Sanna
    Unit of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Department NeSMOS, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1037 00189 Rome, Italy
    BMC Med 11:110. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Obesity and the relationship with positive and negative affect
    Julie A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:477-82. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Dietary selenium and major depression: a nested case-control study
    Julie A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 20:119-23. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Don't worry, be active: positive affect and habitual physical activity
    Julie A Pasco
    Barwon Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, School of Medicine, Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:1047-52. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Changes in hip fracture rates in southeastern Australia spanning the period 1994-2007
    Julie A Pasco
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Barwon Health, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1648-54. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Behavioural and physical characteristics associated with vitamin D status in women
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Bone 44:1085-91. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking as a risk factor for major depressive disorder: population-based study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 193:322-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. pmc Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, southeastern Australia
    Tricia Y J Quek
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1661-6. 2007
    ..This study provides new circumstantial evidence that implicates mosquitoes in the transmission of M. ulcerans in southeastern Australia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Morbid obesity in women on the rise: an observational, population-based study
    Julie A Pasco
    Epidemiology Unit for Musculoskeletal and Metabolic Disorders, School of Medicine, Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:290. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine how the prevalence of morbid obesity (BMI ≥ 40.0 kg/m2) has changed over a decade among women living in south-eastern Australia...
  3. doi request reprint Fracture risk among older men: osteopenia and osteoporosis defined using cut-points derived from female versus male reference data
    J A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 25:857-62. 2014
    ..Using male reference data, a large proportion of fractures arose from osteopenia, whereas using female reference data shifted the fracture burden into normal BMD...
  4. pmc Physical comorbidities in men with mood and anxiety disorders: a population-based study
    Livia Sanna
    Unit of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Department NeSMOS, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1037 00189 Rome, Italy
    BMC Med 11:110. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint Obesity and the relationship with positive and negative affect
    Julie A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:477-82. 2013
    ..To examine the cross-sectional association between overweight and obesity and positive and negative affect...
  6. doi request reprint Dietary selenium and major depression: a nested case-control study
    Julie A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 20:119-23. 2012
    ..Dietary selenium intake was measured using a food frequency questionnaire at baseline, together with anthropometric and lifestyle measures...
  7. doi request reprint Don't worry, be active: positive affect and habitual physical activity
    Julie A Pasco
    Barwon Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, School of Medicine, Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:1047-52. 2011
    ..The aim of ths study was to examine the association between habitual physical activity and positive and negative affect...
  8. doi request reprint Changes in hip fracture rates in southeastern Australia spanning the period 1994-2007
    Julie A Pasco
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Barwon Health, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1648-54. 2011
    ..However, improved efficacy and increased uptake of antifracture drug treatments, other cohort effects, or other environmental influences cannot be excluded...
  9. doi request reprint Behavioural and physical characteristics associated with vitamin D status in women
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Bone 44:1085-91. 2009
    ..In contrast, excessive weight and smoking were associated with poorer vitamin D status. Women with high vitamin D were less likely to have elevated PTH, hypertension or bone deficits than women with poor levels...
  10. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking as a risk factor for major depressive disorder: population-based study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 193:322-6. 2008
    ..Smoking is disproportionately prevalent among people with psychiatric illness...
  11. doi request reprint Morphometric vertebral fractures of the lower thoracic and lumbar spine, physical function and quality of life in men
    J A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:787-92. 2009
    ..We recommend that morphometric X-ray absorptiometry be included in routine requests for bone densitometry...
  12. doi request reprint Habitual physical activity and the risk for depressive and anxiety disorders among older men and women
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:292-8. 2011
    ..We investigated habitual physical activity as a risk factor for de novo depressive and anxiety disorders in older men and women from the general population...
  13. doi request reprint Association of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein with de novo major depression
    Julie A Pasco
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 197:372-7. 2010
    ..Although there is cross-sectional evidence that changes in the immune system contribute to the pathophysiology of depression, longitudinal data capable of elucidating cause and effect relationships are lacking...
  14. pmc Prevalence of obesity and the relationship between the body mass index and body fat: cross-sectional, population-based data
    Julie A Pasco
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e29580. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity using criteria based on the BMI and waist circumference, and to examine the relationship between the BMI and body fat...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes associated with hormone therapy in Australian women
    Julie A Pasco
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Drug Saf 4:169-72. 2009
    ..Although the sample size was small, these results do not support an association between HT and mortality, despite a possible link between HT and increased risk of developing vascular disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Leptin in depressed women: cross-sectional and longitudinal data from an epidemiologic study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong 3220, Australia
    J Affect Disord 107:221-5. 2008
    ..In this study we aimed to investigate the relationship between serum leptin level and depression in a community sample of women using both cross-sectional and longitudinal data...
  17. ncbi request reprint The human cost of fracture
    Julie A Pasco
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, P O Box 281, 3220, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 16:2046-52. 2005
    ..Short-term morbidity was common for all fractures, with varying degrees of prolonged morbidity often extending to at least a year postfracture...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hormone therapy and risk of non-vertebral fracture: Geelong osteoporosis study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, P O Box 281, 3220 Geelong, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 15:434-8. 2004
    ..53 (95% CI 0.31-0.92). HT use was associated with 2.6-7.5% higher BMD at axial and appendicular sites. HT use is associated with a halving of risk for non-vertebral fractures and higher BMD...
  19. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockers reduce bone resorption marker in early postmenopausal women
    Julie A Pasco
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, Geelong
    Ann Hum Biol 32:738-45. 2005
    ..There is evidence to suggest that beta-blockers used in the management of cardiovascular disease may also modulate bone metabolism and reduce bone fragility...
  20. doi request reprint Maternal vitamin D in pregnancy may influence not only offspring bone mass but other aspects of musculoskeletal health and adiposity
    Julie A Pasco
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Med Hypotheses 71:266-9. 2008
    ..We suggest that there is a clear rationale for randomised clinical trials to assess the potential benefits and harmful effects of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Statin use, bone mineral density, and fracture risk: Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong Hospital, Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 162:537-40. 2002
    ..Recent data suggest that 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (statins) decrease fracture risk and increase bone mineral density (BMD)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Beta-adrenergic blockers reduce the risk of fracture partly by increasing bone mineral density: Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 19:19-24. 2004
    ..49-0.96). Beta-blockers were associated with higher BMD at the total hip (2.5%) and UD forearm (3.6%) after adjusting for age, anthropometry, and thiazide use. Beta-blocker use is associated with reduced fracture risk and higher BMD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels are associated with bone mass in nonobese women
    J A Pasco
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, Victoria 3220, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:1884-7. 2001
    ..058 to 0.120), and was not significant at the other sites. Our results demonstrate an association between serum leptin levels and bone mass consistent with the hypothesis that circulating leptin may play a role in regulating bone mass...
  24. ncbi request reprint The population burden of fractures originates in women with osteopenia, not osteoporosis
    J A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The Geelong Hospital, The University of Melbourne, P O Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 17:1404-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the proportion of the population burden of fragility fractures arising from women at modest risk for fracture...
  25. pmc Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorder in self reported irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). An epidemiological population based study of women
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Heath, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:88. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to re-examine the hypothesis using population-based data and psychiatric morbidity established with a structured clinical interview...
  26. pmc Does an increase in body mass index over 10 years affect knee structure in a population-based cohort study of adult women?
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R139. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Lifetime psychiatric disorders and body composition: a population-based study
    Lana J Williams
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    J Affect Disord 118:173-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between depressive and anxiety disorders and indices of adiposity, including body fat mass and percent body fat, as measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry...
  28. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and bone mineral density in a population-based sample of men
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Bone 46:993-9. 2010
    ..Further research is warranted which examines the mechanisms that may underpin differences in BMD across SES quintiles and to address the current paucity of data in this field of enquiry...
  29. ncbi request reprint Seasonal periodicity of serum vitamin D and parathyroid hormone, bone resorption, and fractures: the Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    Julie A Pasco
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 19:752-8. 2004
    ..This was associated with an increased proportion of falls resulting in fracture and an increased risk of wrist and hip fractures...
  30. doi request reprint Diet quality in bipolar disorder in a population-based sample of women
    Felice N Jacka
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia
    J Affect Disord 129:332-7. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between diet quality and bipolar disorder (BD) in an epidemiological cohort of randomly selected, population-based women aged 20-93 years...
  31. doi request reprint Patterns of alcohol use and associated physical and lifestyle characteristics according to new Australian guidelines
    Carolyn E Coulson
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:946-51. 2010
    ..To describe the pattern of alcohol consumption and associated physical and lifestyle characteristics in a population-based sample of Australian men...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin supplements and markers of bone turnover in a community sample of nonsmoking women
    Julie A Pasco
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:295-300. 2006
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Application of epidemiology to change health policy: defining age-related thresholds of bone mineral density for primary prevention of fracture
    Margaret J Henry
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Densitom 11:494-7. 2008
    ..9 at 60 yr, -3.1 at 70 yr, and -2.4 at 80 yr. The femoral neck T-score thresholds were lower by 0.5 standard deviation. The high-risk individuals defined by this study should be considered for primary fracture prevention therapy...
  34. doi request reprint Is this D vitamin to worry about? Vitamin D insufficiency in an inpatient sample
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:874-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between reduced serum vitamin D levels and psychiatric illness...
  35. doi request reprint Depression and bone metabolism. A review
    Lana J Williams
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, VIC Australia
    Psychother Psychosom 78:16-25. 2009
    ..This paper aims to review the current evidence on the relationship between depression and bone mineral density, and identify potential mechanisms...
  36. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and risk factors for obesity and metabolic disorders in a population-based sample of adult females
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Prev Med 49:165-71. 2009
    ..We set out to examine the risk factors for obesity and metabolic disorders in the same population across quintiles of area-based SES...
  37. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and body composition in a population-based sample of elderly Australian men
    Carolyn E Coulson
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:183-92. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to therefore investigate the association between alcohol consumption and components of body composition including bone, fat and lean tissue...
  38. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency may play a role in depression
    Michael Berk
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Victoria, Australia
    Med Hypotheses 69:1316-9. 2007
    ..There are a number of trials that have suggested a role for Vitamin D in the supplementary treatment of depression. Dose may be a critical issue, as sun exposure and dietary intake may be low and high doses may be required...
  39. doi request reprint The association between depressive and anxiety symptoms and bone mineral density in the general population: the HUNT Study
    Lana J Williams
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia
    J Affect Disord 131:164-71. 2011
    ..Longitudinal evidence is limited and this is yet to be examined among community-dwelling adults with anxiety. We aimed to investigate the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between anxiety and depressive symptoms and BMD...
  40. doi request reprint Association of Western and traditional diets with depression and anxiety in women
    Felice N Jacka
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 167:305-11. 2010
    ..This study examined the extent to which the high-prevalence mental disorders are related to habitual diet in 1,046 women ages 20-93 years randomly selected from the population...
  41. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and quality of life in population-based Australian men: data from the Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    Sharon L Brennan
    NorthWest Academic Centre, Department of Medicine, Sunshine Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:226-32. 2013
    ..5, 95%CI 0.4-0.7, p<0.001). These relationships were similar for IEO and IER. CONCLUSIONS : Men from lower and upper SES groups have lower QOL compared to their counterparts in the mid SES group...
  42. doi request reprint Quantitative Heel Ultrasound (QUS) measures of bone quality in association with mood and anxiety disorders
    Lana J Williams
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    J Affect Disord 146:395-400. 2013
    ..Thus, we investigated the association between QUS parameters, mood and anxiety disorders in a population-based sample of 745 men and 897 women...
  43. doi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and bone mineral density in women with a history of depression
    Lana J Williams
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:84-7. 2008
    ..03) than nonusers. No differences in BMD were detected at other sites. Although the mechanism remains unclear, these observations are consistent with a role for the serotonergic system in regulating bone metabolism...
  44. doi request reprint Social determinants of bone densitometry uptake for osteoporosis risk in patients aged 50yr and older: a systematic review
    Sharon L Brennan
    Department of Medicine, NorthWest Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Sunshine Hospital, St Albans, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Densitom 15:165-75. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Half the burden of fragility fractures in the community occur in women without osteoporosis. When is fracture prevention cost-effective?
    Kerrie M Sanders
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, The University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Bone 38:694-700. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Self-reported depression and cardiovascular risk factors in a community sample of women
    Felice N Jacka
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, P O Box 281, Geelong 3220, Victoria, Australia
    Psychosomatics 48:54-9. 2007
    ..However, a history of smoking increased the odds of reporting an LHx, whereas women with self-reported angina were more than four times more likely to report an age-adjusted LHx...
  47. ncbi request reprint Depression and bone mineral density in a community sample of perimenopausal women: Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    Felice N Jacka
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 12:88-91. 2005
    ..This study investigated the association between self-reported depression and BMD in an age-stratified community sample of perimenopausal women residing in the South-Eastern region of Australia...
  48. pmc The association between diet quality, dietary patterns and depression in adults: a systematic review
    Shae E Quirk
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:175. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review to evaluate existing evidence regarding the association between diet quality and depression...
  49. doi request reprint Area-based socioeconomic status and mood disorders: cross-sectional evidence from a cohort of randomly selected adult women
    Lana J Williams
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Maturitas 69:173-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between mood disorders and area-based socio-economic status (SES), and whether both ends of the SES continuum experienced increased odds for a mood disorder...
  50. doi request reprint Fracture risk score and absolute risk of fracture
    Margaret J Henry
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, University of Melbourne, PO Box 281, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Radiology 259:495-501. 2011
    ..To report the 5- and 10-year absolute risk of fracture associated with the previously reported fracture risk (FRISK) score...
  51. doi request reprint Atopic disorders and depression: findings from a large, population-based study
    Livia Sanna
    Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Department NeSMOS, Unit of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 155:261-5. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the role of atopic disorders in depression using data from a randomly-selected, population-based study of men and women...
  52. doi request reprint Dietary intake of fish and PUFA, and clinical depressive and anxiety disorders in women
    Felice N Jacka
    Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit, Deakin University, School of Medicine and Barwon Health, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Br J Nutr 109:2059-66. 2013
    ..These are the first observational data to indicate a role for DHA in anxiety disorders, but suggest that the relationship between DHA and depressive disorders may be non-linear...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: factors influencing diagnostic delay
    Tricia Y J Quek
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Vic
    Med J Aust 187:561-3. 2007
    ....
  54. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of association between socioeconomic status and utilization of primary total hip joint replacements 2006-7: Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry
    Sharon L Brennan
    Barwon Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Barwon Health, Deakin University, Kitchener House, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:63. 2012
    ..This study examined primary THR across SES for both genders for the Barwon Statistical Division (BSD) of Victoria, Australia...
  55. doi request reprint Pain and the relationship with mood and anxiety disorders and psychological symptoms
    Lana J Williams
    Deakin University, School of Medicine, Geelong, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 72:452-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association between pain and mood and anxiety disorders, as well as psychological symptoms, in a population-based sample of women...
  56. doi request reprint Paracetamol (acetaminophen) use, fracture and bone mineral density
    Lana J Williams
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Australia Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Bone 48:1277-81. 2011
    ..These data suggest that paracetamol use is a risk factor for fracture, although the mechanism of action remains unclear...
  57. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and physical illness: does the link lie with depression?
    Livia Sanna
    Unit of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Department NeSMOS, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:422-6. 2014
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between suicidal ideation, MDD and medical illnesses in an age-stratified, population-based sample of men participating in the Geelong Osteoporosis Study...
  58. pmc The impact of smoking in adolescence on early adult anxiety symptoms and the relationship between infant vulnerability factors for anxiety and early adult anxiety symptoms: the TOPP Study
    Steven Moylan
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e63252. 2013
    ..Given the known adverse health effects of cigarette smoking and significant health burden imposed by anxiety disorders, this study supports the importance of smoking prevention and cessation programs targeting children and adolescence...
  59. pmc So depression is an inflammatory disease, but where does the inflammation come from?
    Michael Berk
    IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    BMC Med 11:200. 2013
    ..It is similarly accompanied by increased oxidative and nitrosative stress (O&NS), which contribute to neuroprogression in the disorder. The obvious question this poses is 'what is the source of this chronic low-grade inflammation?'..
  60. doi request reprint General medical practitioners' knowledge and beliefs about osteoporosis and its investigation and management
    Renée Otmar
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    Arch Osteoporos 7:107-14. 2012
    ..GPs considered investigation and treatment in the context of patients' whole lives...
  61. doi request reprint Endogenous parathyroid hormone is associated with reduced cartilage volume in vivo in a population-based sample of adult women
    Sharon Lee Brennan
    NorthWest Academic Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, St Albans, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1000-3. 2012
    ..Animal and in vitro studies suggest that parathyroid hormone (PTH) may affect articular cartilage. However, little is known of the relationship between PTH and human joints in vivo...
  62. doi request reprint Reliability of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire: comparison with the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-IV-TR in a population sample
    Seetal Dodd
    University of Melbourne, Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, Barwon Health, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:526-30. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was therefore to investigate the reliability of this instrument...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparison of self-report and structured clinical interview in the identification of depression
    Amanda L Stuart
    Deakin University, School of Medicine, Geelong, Australia Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:866-9. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to compare and assess the validity of two methods for identifying a past history of depression in a population-based study...
  64. doi request reprint The relationship between excessive daytime sleepiness and depressive and anxiety disorders in women
    Amie C Hayley
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:772-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was, therefore, to examine the association between excessive daytime sleepiness as measured by the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, and depressive and anxiety disorders in a population-based sample of women...
  65. doi request reprint Prevalence of excessive daytime sleepiness in a sample of the Australian adult population
    Amie C Hayley
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:348-54. 2014
    ..Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is associated with significant personal and medical burden. However, there is little indication of the impact of these symptoms in the broader population...
  66. doi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors inhibit human osteoclast and osteoblast formation and function
    Jason M Hodge
    Barwon Biomedical Research, The Geelong Hospital, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 74:32-9. 2013
    ..However, their mechanism of action on human osteoclasts (OC) and osteoblasts (OB) differentiation remains unclear...
  67. pmc The impact of statins on psychological wellbeing: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Adrienne O'Neil
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med 10:154. 2012
    ..We aimed to conduct a meta-analysis to determine the impact of statins on psychological wellbeing of individuals with or without hypercholesterolemia...
  68. doi request reprint Nutrient intakes and the common mental disorders in women
    Felice N Jacka
    Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Australia
    J Affect Disord 141:79-85. 2012
    ..Magnesium, folate and zinc have all been implicated in depressive illness, however there are few data on these nutrients in anxiety disorders and the data from population-studies are limited...
  69. pmc Sex-differences in reasons for non-participation at recruitment: Geelong Osteoporosis Study
    Shikha Markanday
    Department of Medicine, Barwon Health, Geelong, Vic, 3220, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:104. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate sex-differences in the reasons for non-participation at baseline of the Geelong Osteoporosis Study (GOS)...
  70. pmc Cigarette smoking, nicotine dependence and anxiety disorders: a systematic review of population-based, epidemiological studies
    Steven Moylan
    Deakin University School of Medicine, Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med 10:123. 2012
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Reasons for referral to bone densitometry in men and women aged 20-49 years: population-based data
    Alice M J Torpy
    School of Medicine, Deakin University, PO Box 281, Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
    Arch Osteoporos 7:173-8. 2012
    ..However, approximately 25 % of Australian adults aged 20-49 years have osteopenia, a precursor condition to osteoporosis. Despite this, little is known about bone density testing in this age group...
  72. pmc A prospective study of diet quality and mental health in adolescents
    Felice N Jacka
    Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24805. 2011
    ..However, there are no existing prospective studies of this association in adolescents, the onset period of most disorders, limiting inferences regarding possible causal relationships...
  73. pmc How cigarette smoking may increase the risk of anxiety symptoms and anxiety disorders: a critical review of biological pathways
    Steven Moylan
    Deakin University School of Medicine Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Behav 3:302-26. 2013
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint The association between urban or rural locality and hip fracture in community-based adults: a systematic review
    Sharon L Brennan
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:656-65. 2010
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  75. pmc Methodological reflections on using pilot data from fracture patients to develop a qualitative study
    Renée Otmar
    Department of Medicine, NorthWest Academic Centre, Western Section, The University of Melbourne, Sunshine Hospital, 176 Furlong Road, St Albans Victoria 3021, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 4:508. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  76. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D in Australia. Issues and recommendations
    Caryl A Nowson
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 33:133-8. 2004
    ..It is no longer acceptable to assume that all people in Australia receive adequate vitamin D from casual exposure to sunlight...