R McD Young

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Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc A novel SNP in COMT is associated with alcohol dependence but not opiate or nicotine dependence: a case control study
    Joanne Voisey
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 7:51. 2011
  2. doi request reprint DRD2 C957T and TaqIA genotyping reveals gender effects and unique low-risk and high-risk genotypes in alcohol dependence
    Christopher D Swagell
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:397-403. 2012
  3. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a theory-based intervention to improve sun protective behaviour in adolescents ('you can still be HOT in the shade'): study protocol
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, 553 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:1. 2012
  4. pmc Behavioral phenotypes of impulsivity related to the ANKK1 gene are independent of an acute stressor
    Melanie J White
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 4:54. 2008
  5. pmc A polymorphism in the dysbindin gene (DTNBP1) associated with multiple psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia
    Joanne Voisey
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 6:41. 2010
  6. pmc Assessment of function and clinical utility of alcohol and other drug web sites: an observational, qualitative study
    Frances J Kay-Lambkin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:277. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol expectancy and drinking refusal self-efficacy beliefs in university student drinking
    R McD Young
    The School of Psychology and Counselling, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Beams Road, Carseldine, Queensland 4034, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:70-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire--Revised in an Adolescent Sample (DRSEQ-RA)
    Ross McD Young
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Qld 4001, Australia
    Addict Behav 32:862-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Advances in molecular genetics and the prevention and treatment of substance misuse: Implications of association studies of the A1 allele of the D2 dopamine receptor gene
    R McD Young
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Addict Behav 29:1275-94. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related expectancies are associated with the D2 dopamine receptor and GABAA receptor beta3 subunit genes
    Ross McD Young
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Carseldine, Qld 4034, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 127:171-83. 2004

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Publications36

  1. pmc A novel SNP in COMT is associated with alcohol dependence but not opiate or nicotine dependence: a case control study
    Joanne Voisey
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 7:51. 2011
    ..Association of both rs4680 and rs165774 with substance dependence, a common comorbidity of schizophrenia has not been investigated...
  2. doi request reprint DRD2 C957T and TaqIA genotyping reveals gender effects and unique low-risk and high-risk genotypes in alcohol dependence
    Christopher D Swagell
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:397-403. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a theory-based intervention to improve sun protective behaviour in adolescents ('you can still be HOT in the shade'): study protocol
    Anna L Hawkes
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, 553 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:1. 2012
    ..This paper presents the study protocol for a school-based intervention which aims to improve the sun safe behaviour of adolescents...
  4. pmc Behavioral phenotypes of impulsivity related to the ANKK1 gene are independent of an acute stressor
    Melanie J White
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 4:54. 2008
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  5. pmc A polymorphism in the dysbindin gene (DTNBP1) associated with multiple psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia
    Joanne Voisey
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 6:41. 2010
    ..Recently we identified a DTNBP1 SNP (rs9370822) that is strongly associated with schizophrenia. Individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia were nearly three times as likely to carry the CC genotype compared to the AA genotype...
  6. pmc Assessment of function and clinical utility of alcohol and other drug web sites: an observational, qualitative study
    Frances J Kay-Lambkin
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:277. 2011
    ..This study examined the strategies that individuals used to identify and navigate a range of AOD websites, along with the attitudes concerning presentation and content...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol expectancy and drinking refusal self-efficacy beliefs in university student drinking
    R McD Young
    The School of Psychology and Counselling, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Beams Road, Carseldine, Queensland 4034, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:70-5. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire--Revised in an Adolescent Sample (DRSEQ-RA)
    Ross McD Young
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Qld 4001, Australia
    Addict Behav 32:862-8. 2007
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that the adolescent version of the Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (DRSEQ-RA) is a reliable and valid measure of drinking refusal self-efficacy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Advances in molecular genetics and the prevention and treatment of substance misuse: Implications of association studies of the A1 allele of the D2 dopamine receptor gene
    R McD Young
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Addict Behav 29:1275-94. 2004
    ..Possible ways of utilising the A1 allele to inform prevention and treatment initiatives are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related expectancies are associated with the D2 dopamine receptor and GABAA receptor beta3 subunit genes
    Ross McD Young
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Carseldine, Qld 4034, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 127:171-83. 2004
    ..The clinical implications, particularly with regard to patient-treatment matching and the development of an integrated psychological and pharmacogenetic approach, are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint The Cannabis Expectancy Questionnaire for Men who have Sex with Men (CEQ-MSM): A measure of substance-related beliefs
    A B Mullens
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:616-9. 2010
    ..g., unprotected anal intercourse). This study describes the development of a measure of such beliefs for cannabis, the Cannabis Expectancy Questionnaire for Men who have Sex with Men (CEQ-MSM)...
  12. doi request reprint Parental bonding and alexithymia: a meta-analysis
    F A Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Eur Psychiatry 26:187-93. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint A confirmatory factor analysis of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) in an alcohol-dependent sample
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 178:565-7. 2010
    ..Several factor models were examined, but all models were rejected given their poor fit. A revision of the TAS-20 in alcohol-dependent populations may be needed...
  14. doi request reprint The DRD2 gene 957C>T polymorphism is associated with posttraumatic stress disorder in war veterans
    Joanne Voisey
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:28-33. 2009
    ..A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) (957C>T) and a deletion polymorphism (-141delC) in the DRD2 gene and a SNP (Taq1A) in a gene directly downstream of DRD2 have all been implicated in dopamine functioning in the brain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exploring the beliefs underlying attitudes to active voluntary euthanasia in a sample of Australian medical practitioners and nurses: a qualitative analysis
    Katherine M White
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Carseldine, Brisbane, Australia
    Omega (Westport) 58:19-39. 2008
    ..Disadvantages across behaviors focused on the potential conflict between those parties involved in the decision making process, as well as conflict between one's own personal and professional values...
  16. doi request reprint Interaction between DRD2 C957T polymorphism and an acute psychosocial stressor on reward-related behavioral impulsivity
    Melanie J White
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Behav Genet 39:285-95. 2009
    ..Future studies should examine whether the greater sensitivity of 957C homozygotes to the effects of stress is mediated through dopamine release...
  17. ncbi request reprint Developing a stroke intervention program: what do people at risk of stroke want?
    Karen A Sullivan
    School of Psychology and Counselling and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:126-34. 2008
    ..In order to increase the usefulness of such programs, qualitative research methods were used explore invention design issues such as factors affecting accessibility of programs and preferred health information sources...
  18. doi request reprint The Cerebrovascular Attitudes and Beliefs Scale (CABS-R): the factor structure and psychometric properties of a tool for assessing stroke-related health beliefs
    Karen A Sullivan
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 17:67-73. 2010
    ..The Cerebrovascular Attitudes and Beliefs Scale (CABS-R) was developed to meet this need...
  19. ncbi request reprint Testing an extended theory of planned behaviour to predict young people's sun safety in a high risk area
    Katherine M White
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Health Psychol 13:435-48. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The consequences of substance use among gay and bisexual men: a Consensual Qualitative Research analysis
    Amy B Mullens
    Sexual Health and HIV Service, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
    Sex Health 6:139-52. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to map participant's beliefs about the effects of substance use to inform prevention, health promotion and clinical interventions...
  21. doi request reprint Alexithymia, craving and attachment in a heavy drinking population
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059 Australia
    Addict Behav 36:427-30. 2011
    ..Anxious attachment may be a potential treatment target to reduce alcohol consumption in those with alcohol-dependence and alexithymia...
  22. doi request reprint Alexithymia and alcohol use disorders: a critical review
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Addict Behav 34:237-45. 2009
    ..Given that alexithymia may have the potential to interfere with treatment outcomes, a better understanding of the role of alexithymia in alcohol use is needed...
  23. doi request reprint The A1 allele of the D2 dopamine receptor gene region, alcohol expectancies and drinking refusal self-efficacy are associated with alcohol dependence severity
    Jason P Connor
    Discipline of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 160:94-105. 2008
    ..The prevention and treatment possibilities that arise from understanding this trajectory are examined...
  24. ncbi request reprint Expectations of the effects of drinking on couple relationship functioning: an assessment of women in distressed relationships who consume alcohol at harmful levels
    Adrian B Kelly
    School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Gold Coast Mail Centre, Australia
    Addict Behav 27:451-64. 2002
    ..Negative expectations about the effect of alcohol consumption on relationships in women with low relational efficacy may inhibit harmful drinking...
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of drinking restraint in alcohol dependence: validation of the temptation and restraint inventory in an alcohol dependent sample
    Jason P Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Southern Clinical Division, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol 65:250-4. 2004
    ..The Temptation and Restraint Inventory (TRI) is commonly used to measure drinking restraint in relation to problem drinking behavior. However, as yet the TRI has not been validated in a clinical group with alcohol dependence...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between alcohol expectancies and drinking restraint in treatment seeking alcohol dependent patients
    Jason P Connor
    Division of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Mental Health Building, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4102
    Addict Behav 32:1461-9. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings in refining social cognitive models of alcohol misuse are discussed, with a particular focus on prevention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Heavy nicotine and alcohol use in alcohol dependence is associated with D2 dopamine receptor (DRD2) polymorphism
    Jason P Connor
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane 4102, Australia
    Addict Behav 32:310-9. 2007
    ..When the combined nicotine and alcohol dose was examined, A1+ allelic patients consumed significantly more of these drugs than their A1- allelic counterparts...
  28. ncbi request reprint The C/C genotype of the C957T polymorphism of the dopamine D2 receptor is associated with schizophrenia
    Bruce R Lawford
    Division of Mental Health, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Butterfield Street, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Schizophr Res 73:31-7. 2005
    ..Enhanced understanding of schizophrenia afforded by this finding may lead to advances in treatment and prevention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Drinking refusal self-efficacy questionnaire-revised (DRSEQ-R): a new factor structure with confirmatory factor analysis
    Tian P S Oei
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:297-307. 2005
    ..The factor structure of the DRSEQ-R is more stable than the original structure of the DRSEQ and the revised scale has considerable potential in future alcohol-related research...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prolactin levels in antipsychotic treatment of patients with schizophrenia carrying the DRD2*A1 allele
    Ross McD Young
    Alcohol Research Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 185:147-51. 2004
    ..Hyperprolactinaemia induced by D(2) dopamine receptor antagonist antipsychotic medication can result in significant health problems...
  31. ncbi request reprint Crossing boundaries: implications of advances in basic sciences for the management of addiction
    David J Kavanagh
    Addict Behav 29:1271-3. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Views of general practitioners and benzodiazepine users on benzodiazepines: a qualitative analysis
    Jannette M Parr
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1237-49. 2006
    ..Lifestyle change could receive greater focus at all stages of treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Combined acamprosate and naltrexone, with cognitive behavioural therapy is superior to either medication alone for alcohol abstinence: a single centres' experience with pharmacotherapy
    Gerald F X Feeney
    Alcohol and Drug Assessment Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:321-7. 2006
    ..To compare treatment outcomes amongst patients offered pharmacotherapy with either naltrexone or acamprosate used singly or in combination, in a 12-week outpatient cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) programme for alcohol dependence...
  34. ncbi request reprint The validity of the Brief Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (bMAST) as a problem drinking severity measure
    Jason P Connor
    Alcohol and Drug Assessment Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4102
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:771-79. 2007
    ..In the absence of previous validation studies, the principal aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of the bMAST as a measure of the severity of problem drinking...
  35. doi request reprint Validity of the obsessive compulsive drinking scale in a heavy drinking population
    Jason P Connor
    Alcohol and Drug Assessment Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1067-73. 2008
    ..Alcohol Clin Exp Res 19 (1995), 92] is the most widely used measure of alcohol craving. There are no studies which comprehensively investigate the construct and concurrent validity of the OCDS in a severe alcohol dependent population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Young people and sun safety: the role of attitudes, norms and control factors
    Natalie G Robinson
    Queensland University of Technology, Queensland
    Health Promot J Austr 19:45-51. 2008
    ..Differences in the behavioural, normative and control beliefs of young Australian sun-protectors and non sun-protectors are analysed using a theory of planned behaviour belief-based framework...