Helen Skouteris

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Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Promoting obesity prevention together with environmental sustainability
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Health Promot Int 29:454-62. 2014
  2. pmc Promoting healthy eating, active play and sustainability consciousness in early childhood curricula, addressing the Ben10™ problem: a randomised control trial
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Heath, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:548. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Behavior modification techniques used to prevent gestational diabetes: a systematic review of the literature
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Curr Diab Rep 14:480. 2014
  4. pmc Maternal feeding practices predict weight gain and obesogenic eating behaviors in young children: a prospective study
    Rachel F Rodgers
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:24. 2013
  5. pmc Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a specialized health coaching intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention in women: the HIPP study
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:78. 2012
  6. doi request reprint A conceptual model of psychosocial risk and protective factors for excessive gestational weight gain
    Briony Hill
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Midwifery 29:110-4. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A prospective investigation of the relationships among sleep quality, physical symptoms, and depressive symptoms during pregnancy
    Ekaterina Kamysheva
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 123:317-20. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Maternal psychological factors and controlled child feeding practices in relation to child body mass index
    Alan W Gemmill
    Parent Infant Research Institute, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Child Obes 9:326-37. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The associations between TV viewing, food intake, and BMI. A prospective analysis of data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
    Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Appetite 59:945-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Assessing sleep during pregnancy: a study across two time points examining the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and associations with depressive symptoms
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Womens Health Issues 19:45-51. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Promoting obesity prevention together with environmental sustainability
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Health Promot Int 29:454-62. 2014
    ..Consequently, we propose a new framework which highlights suggested pathways for helping children initiate and sustain 'healthier' behaviours in order to inform future research and potentially childhood obesity intervention strategies. ..
  2. pmc Promoting healthy eating, active play and sustainability consciousness in early childhood curricula, addressing the Ben10™ problem: a randomised control trial
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Heath, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:548. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Behavior modification techniques used to prevent gestational diabetes: a systematic review of the literature
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Curr Diab Rep 14:480. 2014
    ..The small number of effective interventions highlights a significant gap in evidence to inform maternity health policy and practice. ..
  4. pmc Maternal feeding practices predict weight gain and obesogenic eating behaviors in young children: a prospective study
    Rachel F Rodgers
    Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:24. 2013
    ..The competing hypothesis that child eating behaviors predict changes in maternal feeding practices was also examined...
  5. pmc Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a specialized health coaching intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention in women: the HIPP study
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:78. 2012
    ..A secondary aim of this study is to evaluate the mechanisms by which our HC intervention impacts on weight management both during pregnancy and post birth...
  6. doi request reprint A conceptual model of psychosocial risk and protective factors for excessive gestational weight gain
    Briony Hill
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Midwifery 29:110-4. 2013
    ..This model is based on a review of the existing literature in this area...
  7. doi request reprint A prospective investigation of the relationships among sleep quality, physical symptoms, and depressive symptoms during pregnancy
    Ekaterina Kamysheva
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 123:317-20. 2010
    ..The clinical implications of these findings for antenatal care are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal psychological factors and controlled child feeding practices in relation to child body mass index
    Alan W Gemmill
    Parent Infant Research Institute, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Child Obes 9:326-37. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The associations between TV viewing, food intake, and BMI. A prospective analysis of data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
    Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Appetite 59:945-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the potential bi-directionality of the relationship between TV viewing and child BMI. A secondary aim was to evaluate whether this relationship is mediated by dietary intake...
  10. doi request reprint Assessing sleep during pregnancy: a study across two time points examining the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and associations with depressive symptoms
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Womens Health Issues 19:45-51. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Depressive and anxiety symptoms through late pregnancy and the first year post birth: an examination of prospective relationships
    Karen M Moss
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:345-9. 2009
    ..Anxiety predicted depressive symptoms from mid postpartum to late postpartum, however, not when social support in late pregnancy was controlled for...
  12. ncbi request reprint The transition to motherhood: towards a broader understanding of perinatal distress
    Sofia Rallis
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 27:68-71. 2014
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  13. doi request reprint Frequency, severity, and effect on life of physical symptoms experienced during pregnancy
    Ekaterina Kamysheva
    La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:43-9. 2009
    ..A comprehensive assessment of physical symptoms includes frequency, discomfort, and effect on life...
  14. pmc Continuity of midwifery care and gestational weight gain in obese women: a randomised controlled trial
    Cate Nagle
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap St, Geelong, Victoria 3217, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:174. 2011
    ..The secondary aims of the study are to assess the impact of continuity of midwifery care on: women's experience of pregnancy care; women's satisfaction with care and a range of psychological factors...
  15. doi request reprint Body image and gestational weight gain: a prospective study
    Briony Hill
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 BurwoodHwy, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Midwifery Womens Health 58:189-94. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine whether body image attitudes (eg, feeling fat, attractive, or strong and fit, and salience of weight and shape) predict GWG...
  16. doi request reprint A re-examination of the benefits of exercise for state body satisfaction: consideration of individual difference factors
    Matt Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    Deakin University, Psychology, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Melbourne, 3125 Australia
    J Sports Sci 31:706-13. 2013
    ..These findings highlight potential limits on the efficacy of exercise-based therapy for body image disturbances...
  17. ncbi request reprint Maternal correlates of maternal child feeding practices: a systematic review
    Skye McPhie
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Matern Child Nutr 10:18-43. 2014
    ..We conclude that the maternal correlates associated with maternal child feeding practices are complex, and the pathways by which maternal correlates impact these feeding practices require further investigation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Television viewing, television content, food intake, physical activity and body mass index: a cross-sectional study of preschool children aged 2-6 years
    Rachael Cox
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 23:58-62. 2012
    ..e. time spent viewing, content watched and foods eaten while viewing), daily food intake, general physical activity levels and their body mass index (BMI)...
  19. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety through pregnancy and the early postpartum: an examination of prospective relationships
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    J Affect Disord 113:303-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the prospective relationship between depressive symptoms and anxiety across pregnancy and the early postpartum...
  20. pmc Body mass index and dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review of literature published 2004 to 2011
    Merrilyn Hooley
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Syst Rev 1:57. 2012
    ..The authors undertook an updated systematic review of the relationship between body mass index and dental caries in children and adolescents...
  21. doi request reprint The association between ante- and postnatal depressive symptoms and obesity in both mother and child: a systematic review of the literature
    Jeannette Milgrom
    Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Womens Health Issues 22:e319-28. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to review the literature reporting on the relationship between ante- and postnatal maternal depressive symptoms and both maternal and childhood obesity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical activity guidelines for preschoolers: a call for research to inform public health policy
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 196:174-7. 2012
    ..Our article outlines the global recommendations for physical activity for children ≤ 5 years of age. We identify gaps in the literature and suggest recommendations for future research and public health policy...
  23. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicines by a sample of Australian women during pregnancy
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:384-90. 2008
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) is growing in Australia, with women higher users than men. Yet, only a few Australian studies have explored the use of CAM during pregnancy...
  24. doi request reprint Examination of a multi-factorial model of body-related experiences during pregnancy: the relationships among physical symptoms, sleep quality, depression, self-esteem, and negative body attitudes
    Ekaterina Kamysheva
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    Body Image 5:152-63. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Pregnant women's alcohol consumption: the predictive utility of intention to drink and prepregnancy drinking behavior
    Sonia L Zammit
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1513-22. 2008
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  26. doi request reprint Sleep quality and depression during pregnancy: a prospective study
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Australia
    J Sleep Res 17:217-20. 2008
    ..Given that depressive symptomatology can lead to major depression and given the prevalence of pre- and postnatal depression, our findings suggest that screening for sleep problems during pregnancy may be of clinical significance...
  27. doi request reprint Body satisfaction among adolescents in eight different countries
    Marita P McCabe
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    J Health Psychol 17:693-701. 2012
    ..Attitudes towards large bodies for males and females varied by cultural group. These results demonstrate the strong cultural similarities in body satisfaction, but the differences that occur in relation to a large body...
  28. doi request reprint An evaluation of equivalence in body dissatisfaction measurement across cultures
    Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    J Pers Assess 94:410-7. 2012
    ..We recommend use of this scale for gender-based comparisons but caution that researchers should evaluate the presence of response biases before making substantive conclusions about cross-cultural differences in body dissatisfaction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Body dissatisfaction during pregnancy: a systematic review of cross-sectional and prospective correlates
    Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    Deakin University, Australia
    J Health Psychol 18:1411-21. 2013
    ..It is concluded that the prevention of heightened body dissatisfaction during the reproductive phase will only be effective when models of risk factors have been examined systematically and rigorously. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint A test of the resource security and the body mass index reference point hypotheses of body dissatisfaction amongst adolescents in eight countries
    David Mellor
    a School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Ethn Health 19:548-64. 2014
    ..This study aimed to identify cultural-level variables that may influence the extent to which adolescents from different cultural groups are dissatisfied with their bodies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does the burden of the experience sampling method undermine data quality in state body image research?
    Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Body Image 10:607-13. 2013
    ..The authors make several recommendations for ensuring the quality of ESM-based data in future studies. ..
  32. doi request reprint Men's emotional responses to their partner's pregnancy and their views on support and information received
    Claire Forsyth
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 51:53-6. 2011
    ..Men reported receiving more valuable information from their partner than from doctors/obstetricians, family or the internet and were accurate observers of women's depression levels...
  33. doi request reprint Accounting for fluctuations in body dissatisfaction
    Lauren A Colautti
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Body Image 8:315-21. 2011
    ..Trait positive affect also explained variance in the positive mood state-body dissatisfaction relationship. The implications of the findings for prevention of body image disturbances are discussed...
  34. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic review
    Emily de Jager
    Deakin University, School of Psychology, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Midwifery 29:506-18. 2013
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  35. pmc Body image during pregnancy: an evaluation of the suitability of the Body Attitudes Questionnaire
    Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:91. 2012
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Tests of an extension of the dual pathway model of bulimic symptoms to the state-based level
    Millicent Holmes
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Eat Behav 15:280-5. 2014
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Interventions designed to promote exclusive breastfeeding in high-income countries: a systematic review
    Helen Skouteris
    1 School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 9:113-27. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to present a conceptual and methodological synthesis of interventions designed to promote exclusive breastfeeding to 6 months in high-income countries...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in exclusive breastfeeding to six months postpartum
    Emily de Jager
    Deakin University, School of Psychology, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:657-66. 2014
    ..to investigate the psychosocial variables associated with the ability to exclusively breastfeed to six months postpartum. Additionally, to evaluate a conceptual model of psychosocial correlates of exclusive breastfeeding duration...
  39. doi request reprint How well do women adapt to changes in their body size and shape across the course of pregnancy?
    Dianne Duncombe
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Health Psychol 13:503-15. 2008
    ..Women with the most body concerns reported more depressive symptoms, tendency towards dieting, and smoking during pregnancy suggesting they were at greater risk in terms of health and well-being during pregnancy...
  40. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a modified Mother-Infant Transaction Program on outcomes for preterm infants from 3 to 24 months of age
    Carol A Newnham
    Parent Infant Research Institute, Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Infant Behav Dev 32:17-26. 2009
    ..A., Nurcombe, B., Achenbach, T., & Howell, C. (1990). The mother-infant transaction program. Clinical Perinatology, 17, 31-45]...
  41. doi request reprint Parental influence and the development of dental caries in children aged 0-6 years: a systematic review of the literature
    Merrilyn Hooley
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Dent 40:873-85. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper was to conduct a systematic review of the evidence for parental influences on the development of caries in children aged 0-6 years...
  42. doi request reprint Parental status and childhood obesity in Australia
    Linda K Byrne
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:415-8. 2011
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  43. doi request reprint Maternal correlates of preschool child eating behaviours and body mass index: a cross-sectional study
    Skye McPhie
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood, NSW
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:476-80. 2011
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to identify causal influences of parenting on preschool child eating and weight...
  44. doi request reprint Correlates of ante- and postnatal depression in fathers: a systematic review
    Kim Yiong Wee
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 130:358-77. 2011
    ..This paper provides a conceptual and methodological review of the literature on cross-sectional and prospective correlates of depressive symptoms in men during both pregnancy and the postpartum period...
  45. pmc Healthy eating and obesity prevention for preschoolers: a randomised controlled trial
    Helen Skouteris
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:220. 2010
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Child temperament and maternal predictors of preschool children's eating and body mass index. A prospective study
    Heidi Bergmeier
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Appetite 74:125-32. 2014
    ..Future research should include a sample of greater socio-economic and BMI diversity as well as objective measures of child temperament, diet composition, maternal feeding practices, and mother-child interaction. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint Relationship between raised BMI and sugar sweetened beverage and high fat food consumption among children
    Lynne Millar
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:E96-E103. 2014
    ..The objective was to determine the relationship between frequency of consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) and high fat foods (HFFs) and body weight in Australian children aged from 4 to 10 years...
  48. ncbi request reprint Predictors of body image during the first year postpartum:a prospective study
    Sofia Rallis
    School of Psychological Services, La Trobe University, Bundoora Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Women Health 45:87-104. 2007
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Low and high birth weight as risk factors for obesity among 4 to 5-year-old Australian children: does gender matter?
    John Oldroyd
    Cabrini Institute, Malvern, Melbourne, Vic, 3144, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 170:899-906. 2011
    ..High birth weight (HBW) was associated with a higher risk of overweight/obesity among both girls (adjusted OR: 1.76, 95% CI 1.12, 2.78) and boys (adjusted OR: 2.42 95% CI 2.06, 2.86)...