Susan H Spence

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Affiliation: Macquarie University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of a school-based, universal approach to prevention of depression in adolescents
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:160-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Research Review: Can we justify the widespread dissemination of universal, school-based interventions for the prevention of depression among children and adolescents?
    Susan H Spence
    Department of Psychology, Division of Linguistics and Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:526-42. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The feasibility and outcome of clinic plus internet delivery of cognitive-behavior therapy for childhood anxiety
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:614-21. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting children's post-traumatic stress symptoms following hospitalization for accidental injury: combining the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire and heart rate
    Katherine A Olsson
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1447-53. 2008
  5. pmc Working alliance in online cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety disorders in youth: comparison with clinic delivery and its role in predicting outcome
    Renee E E Anderson
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e88. 2012
  6. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of online versus clinic-based CBT for adolescent anxiety
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:629-42. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The efficacy of an internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention for child anxiety disorders
    Sonja March
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:474-87. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of pre-injury behaviour on children's type of accident, type of injury and severity of injury
    Katherine A Olsson
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    Brain Inj 22:595-602. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated heart rate as a predictor of PTSD six months following accidental pediatric injury
    Alexandra C De Young
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:751-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' reactions to universal and indicated prevention programs for depression: perceived stigma and consumer satisfaction
    Ronald M Rapee
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Prev Sci 7:167-77. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of a school-based, universal approach to prevention of depression in adolescents
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:160-7. 2005
    ..Results were equivalent irrespective of initial level of depressive symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Research Review: Can we justify the widespread dissemination of universal, school-based interventions for the prevention of depression among children and adolescents?
    Susan H Spence
    Department of Psychology, Division of Linguistics and Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:526-42. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The feasibility and outcome of clinic plus internet delivery of cognitive-behavior therapy for childhood anxiety
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:614-21. 2006
    ..The Internet treatment content was highly acceptable to families, with minimal dropout and a high level of therapy compliance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting children's post-traumatic stress symptoms following hospitalization for accidental injury: combining the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire and heart rate
    Katherine A Olsson
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1447-53. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the CTSQ-HR screen may increase identification of children who are likely to develop PTSD symptoms, enabling development of targeted prevention programs...
  5. pmc Working alliance in online cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety disorders in youth: comparison with clinic delivery and its role in predicting outcome
    Renee E E Anderson
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e88. 2012
    ..Substantial evidence exists that positive therapy outcomes are related to the therapist-client working alliance...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of online versus clinic-based CBT for adolescent anxiety
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:629-42. 2011
    ..The study examined the relative efficacy of online (NET) versus clinic (CLIN) delivery of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) in the treatment of anxiety disorders in adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint The efficacy of an internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention for child anxiety disorders
    Sonja March
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:474-87. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an Internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to the treatment of child anxiety disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of pre-injury behaviour on children's type of accident, type of injury and severity of injury
    Katherine A Olsson
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    Brain Inj 22:595-602. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between children's pre-injury behaviour and accident type (high vs. low risk), injury type (traumatic brain injury (TBI), fractures/dislocations and other injuries) and TBI severity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated heart rate as a predictor of PTSD six months following accidental pediatric injury
    Alexandra C De Young
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 20:751-6. 2007
    ..These findings suggest elevated HR could be used to aid in the early identification of children at risk of developing PTSD following a traumatic accident...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' reactions to universal and indicated prevention programs for depression: perceived stigma and consumer satisfaction
    Ronald M Rapee
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Prev Sci 7:167-77. 2006
    ..The results point to the need for further empirical evaluation of both perceived stigma and program satisfaction in providing balanced considerations of the value of indicated and universal programs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evidence for retarded extinction of aversive learning in anxious children
    Lisa C Liberman
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 44:1491-502. 2006
    ..These data suggest that extinction of fear learning is retarded in anxious children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of universal, indicated, and combined cognitive-behavioral approaches to the prevention of depression among adolescents
    Jeanie K Sheffield
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, and Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:66-79. 2006
    ..There were also no significant intervention effects for the universal intervention in comparison with no intervention for the total sample of students in those conditions...
  13. doi request reprint Parental anxiety in the treatment of childhood anxiety: a different story three years later
    Vanessa E Cobham
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4067, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:410-20. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The etiology of social phobia: empirical evidence and an initial model
    Ronald M Rapee
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, 2109, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:737-67. 2004
    ..The paper concludes with an initial model that draws together some of the current findings and aims to provide a platform for future research directions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in children after accidental injury
    Justin A Kenardy
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatrics 118:1002-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the ability of the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire to predict children at risk of developing distressing posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms 1 and 6 months after a traumatic accident...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal anxiety and depression, poverty and marital relationship factors during early childhood as predictors of anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescence
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:457-69. 2002
    ..This paper examines the degree to which symptoms of anxiety and depression at age 14 years are associated with early childhood experience of maternal anxiety and depression, poverty, and mother's marital relationship distress and break-up...
  17. doi request reprint The assessment of anxiety symptoms in preschool-aged children: the revised Preschool Anxiety Scale
    Susan L Edwards
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:400-9. 2010
    ..60-.75) and maternal/paternal agreement (rs = .60-.75). Scores on the scale also showed expected correlations with a measure of emotional distress, diagnosed anxiety disorders, and behavioral indicators of anxiety...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dissociation in children's trauma narratives: an exploratory investigation
    Justin Kenardy
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 21:456-66. 2007
    ..These findings have implications for understanding the role of dissociation and the development of PTSD in children...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of affective picture stimuli on blink modulation in adults and children
    Allison M Waters
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Biol Psychol 68:257-81. 2005
    ..However, the extent of blink modulation was larger overall at this very short lead interval in anxious children. Children did not differ at other lead intervals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preventing adolescent depression: an evaluation of the problem solving for life program
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:3-13. 2003
    ..The low-risk group reported a significantly greater increase in problem-solving scores over the intervention period compared with low-risk controls. These results were not maintained, however, at 12-month follow-up...
  21. ncbi request reprint Achieving effective supervision
    David J Kavanagh
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:247-52. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale with young adolescents
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 17:605-25. 2003
    ..The SCAS correlated strongly with a frequently used child self-report measure of anxiety and significantly, albeit at a lower level, with a measure of depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint The development and psychometric properties of a measure of social and adaptive functioning for children and adolescents
    Carmen S Price
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:111-22. 2002
    ..Adolescents who reported elevated but subclinical levels of depression also reported lower levels of social functioning in comparison to nonclinical controls...
  24. ncbi request reprint Problem-solving orientation and attributional style: moderators of the impact of negative life events on the development of depressive symptoms in adolescence?
    Susan H Spence
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 4072
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:219-29. 2002
    ..In contrast, pessimistic AS predicted future increases in depression irrespective of the occurrence of NLEs. The findings supported a congnitive diathesis-stress model of the development of depression for NPSO but not AS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Brief report: children's responses to trauma- and nontrauma-related hospital admission: a comparison study
    Belinda L Murray
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:435-40. 2008
    ..This study aims to investigate and compare psychological responses in children and parents 1 month after trauma- and nontrauma-related hospital admission...
  26. ncbi request reprint Supervision practices in allied mental health: relationships of supervision characteristics to perceived impact and job satisfaction
    David J Kavanagh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Centre, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:187-95. 2003
    ..The study supported the role of supervision in retention and in improving practice. It also highlighted supervision characteristics that might be targeted in training, and provided preliminary data on a new measure...
  27. ncbi request reprint A parent-report measure of children's anxiety: psychometric properties and comparison with child-report in a clinic and normal sample
    Maaike H Nauta
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 42:813-39. 2004
    ..The SCAS-P is recommended as a screening instrument for normal children and as a diagnostic instrument in clinical settings...
  28. ncbi request reprint Attentional bias toward fear-related stimuli: an investigation with nonselected children and adults and children with anxiety disorders
    Allison M Waters
    School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD 9726, Australia
    J Exp Child Psychol 89:320-37. 2004
    ..However, compared with nonselected children, anxious children showed a stronger attentional bias overall toward affective picture stimuli...