Stephen Matthey

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessing the experience of motherhood: the Being a Mother Scale (BaM-13)
    Stephen Matthey
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Research Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre L1, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    J Affect Disord 128:142-52. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of four self-report measures and a generic mood question to screen for anxiety during pregnancy in English-speaking women
    Stephen Matthey
    South West Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 148:347-51. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Errors in scoring the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression scale
    Stephen Matthey
    South Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:117-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Using the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale to screen for anxiety disorders: conceptual and methodological considerations
    Stephen Matthey
    South West Sydney Local Health Network, Australia
    J Affect Disord 146:224-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Repeat testing on the Edinburgh Depression Scale and the HADS-A in pregnancy: differentiating between transient and enduring distress
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Australia
    J Affect Disord 141:213-21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of two strategies to improve infant sleep problems, and associated impacts on maternal experience, mood and infant emotional health: a single case replication design study
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, South Western Sydney Local Health Network, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:437-42. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of the causes of their postnatal distress: development of the reasons for postnatal distress checklist
    Stephen Matthey
    Sydney South West Area Health Service Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Research Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre L1, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:938-48. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Changes in unsettled infant sleep and maternal mood following admission to a parentcraft residential unit
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:623-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale to screen for anxiety disorders
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 25:926-31. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Women's responses to postnatal self-report mood and experience measures: does anonymity make a difference?
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Research Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre L1, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:477-84. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Assessing the experience of motherhood: the Being a Mother Scale (BaM-13)
    Stephen Matthey
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Research Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre L1, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    J Affect Disord 128:142-52. 2011
    ..This project thus developed an instrument to assess this domain for this population...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of four self-report measures and a generic mood question to screen for anxiety during pregnancy in English-speaking women
    Stephen Matthey
    South West Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 148:347-51. 2013
    ..This study therefore aimed to compare the screening performance during pregnancy of four self-report anxiety measures, as well as a generic mood question...
  3. doi request reprint Errors in scoring the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression scale
    Stephen Matthey
    South Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:117-22. 2013
    ..Clinical teams should adopt the use of scoring templates and a double adding-up procedure when using measures such as the EPDS as a way that may reduce such scoring errors...
  4. doi request reprint Using the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale to screen for anxiety disorders: conceptual and methodological considerations
    Stephen Matthey
    South West Sydney Local Health Network, Australia
    J Affect Disord 146:224-30. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Repeat testing on the Edinburgh Depression Scale and the HADS-A in pregnancy: differentiating between transient and enduring distress
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Australia
    J Affect Disord 141:213-21. 2012
    ..This study explored this phenomenon in a sample of pregnant women, using both the EDS and an anxiety self-report measure (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - Anxiety subscale: HADS-A)...
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of two strategies to improve infant sleep problems, and associated impacts on maternal experience, mood and infant emotional health: a single case replication design study
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, South Western Sydney Local Health Network, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:437-42. 2012
    ..Infant sleep problems (ISP) are common and have known effects on parental mood. There is debate as to whether treatment strategies may impact on the infant's emotional health...
  7. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of the causes of their postnatal distress: development of the reasons for postnatal distress checklist
    Stephen Matthey
    Sydney South West Area Health Service Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Research Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre L1, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:938-48. 2009
    ..Little, however, has been undertaken on actually asking the women themselves what factors contributed to their difficulty coping. This study describes the development of a self-report measure to assist in this process...
  8. doi request reprint Changes in unsettled infant sleep and maternal mood following admission to a parentcraft residential unit
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:623-9. 2008
    ..Maternal mood disorders are common in the first postnatal year, particularly if the infant has sleep problems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale to screen for anxiety disorders
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 25:926-31. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Women's responses to postnatal self-report mood and experience measures: does anonymity make a difference?
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Research Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre L1, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:477-84. 2010
    ..This is an unexpected finding by a sample of mental health professionals interested in the perinatal mental health field, and thus, the study has "new knowledge" significance...
  11. doi request reprint The validity of DSM symptoms for depression and anxiety disorders during pregnancy
    Stephen Matthey
    South Western Sydney Local Health Network, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Research Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre, Liverpool BC, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 133:546-52. 2011
    ..g., sleep difficulties)...
  12. doi request reprint Maternally focused worry
    Jane Phillips
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:409-18. 2009
    ..These results highlight the status of maternally focused worry as an under-recognized phenomenon and one in need of further clinical and research attention...
  13. doi request reprint Validation of the subscales of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in a sample of women with unsettled infants
    Jane Phillips
    University of Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 118:101-12. 2009
    ..This study examined the factor structure of the EPDS and validity of the identified subscales...
  14. doi request reprint Subtypes of postnatal depression? A comparison of women with recurrent and de novo postnatal depression
    Jane Phillips
    University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Affect Disord 120:67-75. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this study was to clarify the role of negative attitudes (general and maternal-specific) for these proposed subtypes, whilst also considering the role of a range of other potentially relevant etiological factors...
  15. doi request reprint Development of an instrument to assess perceived self-efficacy in the parents of infants
    Rudi Crncec
    MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney, Milperra, NSW, Australia
    Res Nurs Health 31:442-53. 2008
    ..The KPCS may prove a useful addition to tools for the assessment of parents and infants presenting to clinical services...
  16. doi request reprint Child and family outcomes of a long-term nurse home visitation programme: a randomised controlled trial
    Lynn Kemp
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:533-40. 2011
    ..To investigate the impact of a long-term nurse home visiting programme, embedded within a universal child health system, on the health, development and well-being of the child, mother and family...
  17. doi request reprint Benefits of psychosocial intervention and continuity of care by child and family health nurses in the pre- and postnatal period: process evaluation
    Lynn Kemp
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 69:1850-61. 2013
    ....
  18. pmc Assessing for psychosocial morbidity in pregnant women
    Stephen Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    CMAJ 173:267-9. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevention of postnatal distress or depression: an evaluation of an intervention at preparation for parenthood classes
    Stephen Matthey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 79:113-26. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a psychosocial intervention, provided to expectant couples in routine antenatal classes, on the postpartum psychosocial adjustment of women and men...
  20. doi request reprint Are we overpathologising motherhood?
    Stephen Matthey
    University of Sydney, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    J Affect Disord 120:263-6. 2010
    ..Screening for possible current or likely future distress also uses self-report mood measures, as well as additional psychosocial questions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Review of scales of parenting confidence
    Rudi Crncec
    University of Western Sydney, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    J Nurs Meas 18:210-40. 2010
    ..Scales appropriate for a range of research purposes and some clinical applications are available. Further research is necessary to provide normative data for task-specific parenting confidence scales...
  22. doi request reprint Treating infant sleep disturbance: does maternal mood impact upon effectiveness?
    Rudi Crncec
    MARCS Auditory Laboratories, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool Hospital, Mental Health Centre Level 1 ICAMHS, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:29-34. 2010
    ..To explore whether mild-to-moderate maternal depression affects the effectiveness of a behavioural approach to treating infant sleep disturbance (ISD)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The SMILES program: a group program for children with mentally ill parents or siblings
    Erica Pitman
    Private Practice, Bathurst, NSW, Australia
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:383-8. 2004
    ..Self-report data from 25 children who attended 3 of these programs, in Canada and Australia, indicate that these aims were achieved. Their parents also report benefits for their children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adherence to cultural practices following childbirth in migrant Chinese women and relation to postpartum mood
    Stephen Matthey
    South West Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 23:567-75. 2002
    ..There was some indication that more educated women were less likely to follow cultural practices following the birth...
  25. ncbi request reprint Addressing depression and anxiety among new fathers
    Richard J Fletcher
    Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:461-3. 2006
    ..Health services could better support new fathers by providing them with information on parenting from a father's perspective, or by running father-specific sessions as part of routine antenatal care programs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rates of depressive and anxiety disorders in a residential mother-infant unit for unsettled infants
    Jane Phillips
    School of Psychology, Brennan MacCallum Building A18, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:836-42. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine rates of depressive and anxiety disorders and rates of comorbidity among clients of the Karitane residential mother-infant programme for unsettled infant behaviour...
  27. ncbi request reprint Calculating clinically significant change in postnatal depression studies using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    Stephen Matthey
    South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Paediatric Mental Health Service, 13 Elizabeth Street, Liverpool, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    J Affect Disord 78:269-72. 2004
    ..Jacobson and Truax (1991) describe the calculation of the Reliable Change Index (RCI) as a method of calculating this clinical significance...
  28. pmc Miller Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting (MECSH) trial: design, method and sample description
    Lynn Kemp
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, part of the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool BC NSW 1871, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:424. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Using mental health outcome measures in everyday clinical practice
    Pandora Patterson
    Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 14:133-6. 2006
    ..To examine clinicians' use of Mental Health Outcomes and Assessment Tools (MH-OAT), standardized clinical measures that have been introduced in NSW...
  30. ncbi request reprint Postpartum issues for expectant mothers and fathers
    Stephen Matthey
    Paediatric Mental Health Service, South West Sydney Area Health Service, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:428-35. 2002
    ..Furthermore, to compare the rates of endorsement of such issues for women and men so that clinicians can use this information to help plan which topics to include in preparation for parenthood classes...