Harriet Hiscock

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Adverse associations of infant and child sleep problems and parent health: an Australian population study
    Joanna Martin
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Pediatrics 119:947-55. 2007
  2. pmc Universal parenting programme to prevent early childhood behavioural problems: cluster randomised trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    BMJ 336:318-21. 2008
  3. doi Sleep problems in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: prevalence and the effect on the child and family
    Valerie Sung
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:336-42. 2008
  4. pmc Preventing mental health problems in children: the Families in Mind population-based cluster randomised controlled trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:420. 2012
  5. pmc Baby Business: a randomised controlled trial of a universal parenting program that aims to prevent early infant sleep and cry problems and associated parental depression
    Fallon Cook
    Parenting Research Centre, 5 232 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:13. 2012
  6. doi Long-term mother and child mental health effects of a population-based infant sleep intervention: cluster-randomized, controlled trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Centre for Community Child Health, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 122:e621-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Children Attending Paediatricians Study: a national prospective audit of outpatient practice from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 194:392-7. 2011
  8. doi Sleep duration and body mass index in 0-7-year olds
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:735-9. 2011
  9. ncbi Adverse associations of sleep problems in Australian preschoolers: national population study
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 119:86-93. 2007
  10. pmc Improving infant sleep and maternal mental health: a cluster randomised trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 92:952-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi Adverse associations of infant and child sleep problems and parent health: an Australian population study
    Joanna Martin
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Pediatrics 119:947-55. 2007
    ..We aimed to examine relationships between child sleep problems and maternal and paternal mental health and general well-being in each of the infant and preschool-aged groups...
  2. pmc Universal parenting programme to prevent early childhood behavioural problems: cluster randomised trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    BMJ 336:318-21. 2008
    ..To determine whether a parenting programme, offered universally in primary care, can prevent behavioural problems in children and improve parenting and maternal mental health...
  3. doi Sleep problems in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: prevalence and the effect on the child and family
    Valerie Sung
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:336-42. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Preventing mental health problems in children: the Families in Mind population-based cluster randomised controlled trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:420. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Baby Business: a randomised controlled trial of a universal parenting program that aims to prevent early infant sleep and cry problems and associated parental depression
    Fallon Cook
    Parenting Research Centre, 5 232 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:13. 2012
    ..This paper outlines the protocol for our study which aims to test an anticipatory guidance approach...
  6. doi Long-term mother and child mental health effects of a population-based infant sleep intervention: cluster-randomized, controlled trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Centre for Community Child Health, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 122:e621-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the long-term effects of a behavioral intervention for infant sleep problems on maternal depression and parenting style, as well as on child mental health and sleep, when the children reached 2 years of age...
  7. ncbi Children Attending Paediatricians Study: a national prospective audit of outpatient practice from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 194:392-7. 2011
    ..To audit general paediatric outpatient practice in Australia, including consultation characteristics and management patterns, diagnoses, factors associated with diagnoses, and billing practices...
  8. doi Sleep duration and body mass index in 0-7-year olds
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:735-9. 2011
    ..To determine in children aged 0-7 years (1) cross-sectional relationships between body mass index (BMI) and sleep duration, and whether (2) sleep duration predicts later BMI and/or (3) BMI predicts later sleep duration...
  9. ncbi Adverse associations of sleep problems in Australian preschoolers: national population study
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 119:86-93. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Improving infant sleep and maternal mental health: a cluster randomised trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 92:952-8. 2007
    ..To determine whether a community-delivered intervention targeting infant sleep problems improves infant sleep and maternal well-being and to report the costs of this approach to the healthcare system...
  11. ncbi 1. Problem crying in infancy
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:507-12. 2004
    ..If they are unable to manage their baby's crying, admission to a parenting centre (day stay or overnight stay) or local hospital should be arranged...
  12. ncbi The crying baby
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne
    Aust Fam Physician 35:680-4. 2006
    ..Up to 20% of parents report a problem with their infant crying in the first 3 months of life. The majority of babies have no organic cause of crying and most crying subsides by 3-4 months...
  13. doi Early childhood aetiology of mental health problems: a longitudinal population-based study
    Jordana K Bayer
    Centre for Community Child Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1166-74. 2008
    ..We aimed to identify child, parenting, and family predictors from infancy in the development of externalising and internalising behaviour problems by age 3 years...
  14. doi Managing sleep problems in school aged children with ADHD: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Emma Sciberras
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Sleep Med 12:932-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and helpfulness of a behavioral sleep program for children with ADHD, and explore the impact of different program dosages on child and family outcomes...
  15. doi Three-year-old outcomes of a brief universal parenting intervention to prevent behaviour problems: randomised controlled trial
    Jordana K Bayer
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 95:187-92. 2010
    ..To determine whether a structured programme of parent anticipatory guidance 'Toddlers Without Tears,' delivered in universal primary care, can prevent preschool child behaviour problems...
  16. doi Five-year follow-up of harms and benefits of behavioral infant sleep intervention: randomized trial
    Anna M H Price
    Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 130:643-51. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine long-term harms and/or benefits of an infant behavioral sleep program at age 6 years on (1) child, (2) child-parent, and (3) maternal outcomes...
  17. doi Does an intervention that improves infant sleep also improve overweight at age 6? Follow-up of a randomised trial
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:526-32. 2011
    ..Amenable to intervention, sleep thus provides a potential path for prevention. The authors aimed to determine the impact of a behavioural intervention that successfully reduced parent-reported infant sleep problems on adiposity at age 6...
  18. doi A brief sleep intervention improves outcomes in the school entry year: a randomized controlled trial
    Jon Quach
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 128:692-701. 2011
    ..To determine the feasibility of screening for child sleep problems and the efficacy of a behavioral sleep intervention in improving child and parent outcomes in the first year of schooling...
  19. pmc Treating infant colic with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri: double blind, placebo controlled randomised trial
    Valerie Sung
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 348:g2107. 2014
    ..To determine whether the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 reduces crying or fussing in a broad community based sample of breastfed infants and formula fed infants with colic aged less than 3 months...
  20. ncbi Caregiver coping, mental health and child problem behaviours in cystic fibrosis: a cross-sectional study
    Jane Sheehan
    Health Professions Education and Educational Research HealthPEER, Behavioural Medicine Unit, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 3800
    Int J Behav Med 21:211-20. 2014
    ..In children with cystic fibrosis (CF) sleep, eating/mealtime, physiotherapy adherence and internalising problems are common. Caregivers also often report elevated depression, anxiety and stress symptoms...
  21. doi Outcomes at six years of age for children with infant sleep problems: longitudinal community-based study
    Anna M H Price
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Sleep Med 13:991-8. 2012
    ..To examine whether infant sleep problems predict (1) sleep problems and (2) poorer outcomes at the age of six years...
  22. pmc The Cool Little Kids randomised controlled trial: population-level early prevention for anxiety disorders
    Jordana K Bayer
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:11. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi Outcomes of infant sleep problems: a longitudinal study of sleep, behavior, and maternal well-being
    Peiyoong Lam
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Pediatrics 111:e203-7. 2003
    ....
  24. doi Development of children's internalising and externalising problems from infancy to five years of age
    Jordana K Bayer
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:659-68. 2012
    ..Linear regression then identified child, parenting and family predictors from infancy in the development of internalising and externalising behaviours at age 5 years...
  25. pmc Study protocol: the sleeping sound with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder project
    Emma Sciberras
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:101. 2010
    ..We have demonstrated the feasibility and the acceptability of this treatment program in a pilot study...
  26. doi The time and practice challenges of developmental-behavioral pediatrics: an Australian national study
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:368-74. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi Sleep problems in young infants and maternal mental and physical health
    Jordana K Bayer
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:66-73. 2007
    ....
  28. doi Probiotics to prevent or treat excessive infant crying: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Valerie Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia2Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia3Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    JAMA Pediatr 167:1150-7. 2013
    ..Results from larger rigorously designed studies applicable to all crying infants will help draw more definitive conclusions. ..
  29. doi Sleep problems and mental health in primary school new entrants: cross-sectional community-based study
    Jon Quach
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:1076-81. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Does sleep duration predict metabolic risk in obese adolescents attending tertiary services? A cross-sectional study
    Valerie Sung
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Sleep 34:891-8. 2011
    ..To determine, in a clinical sample of obese adolescents, whether shorter sleep duration is associated with metabolic risk and obesity severity...
  31. doi Translational research to prevent internalizing problems early in childhood
    Jordana K Bayer
    Centre for Community Child Health, and 3Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 28:50-7. 2011
    ..This rigorous public health research, followed by effective dissemination, addresses gaps identified in the WHO Prevention of Mental Disorders report...
  32. ncbi Systematic review of preventive interventions for children's mental health: what would work in Australian contexts?
    Jordana Bayer
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:695-710. 2009
    ..Randomized trial methods in staged roll-outs can determine population cost-benefits for children's mental health without delaying dissemination...
  33. ncbi Early infant crying and sleeping problems: a pilot study of impact on parental well-being and parent-endorsed strategies for management
    Jayne Smart
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:284-90. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine the impact of infant behaviour problems on maternal and paternal mental health and management strategies that parents find useful...
  34. doi Outcomes of child sleep problems over the school-transition period: Australian population longitudinal study
    Jon Quach
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 123:1287-92. 2009
    ..Adequate sleep optimizes children's learning and behavior. However, the natural history and impact of sleep problems during school transition is unknown...
  35. ncbi Prevalence, stability, and outcomes of cry-fuss and sleep problems in the first 2 years of life: prospective community-based study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 117:836-42. 2006
    ..To report the prevalence and stability of cry-fuss problems during the first 4 months of life and sleep problems from 2 to 24 months and relationships between the persistence of cry-fuss and sleep problems and outcomes at 24 months...
  36. ncbi Children's sleep patterns from 0 to 9 years: Australian population longitudinal study
    Anna M H Price
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 99:119-25. 2014
    ..To provide accurate population normative data documenting cross-sectional, age-specific sleep patterns in Australian children aged 0-9 years...
  37. doi Preventing early infant sleep and crying problems and postnatal depression: a randomized trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Pediatrics 133:e346-54. 2014
    ..To evaluate a prevention program for infant sleep and cry problems and postnatal depression...
  38. doi The natural history and predictors of persistent problem behaviours in cystic fibrosis: a multicentre, prospective study
    Jane Sheehan
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 97:625-31. 2012
    ..In cystic fibrosis (CF), problems with sleep, eating/mealtime behaviours, physiotherapy adherence and parental mental health issues are common, yet their natural history and the extent of service use to address them are unknown...
  39. ncbi Prescribing of psychotropic medications for children by Australian pediatricians and child psychiatrists
    Daryl Efron
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 111:372-5. 2003
    ..To describe the pattern of prescribing of psychotropic medications for Australian children...
  40. doi What research questions matter to Australian paediatricians? National Delphi Study
    Suba Rudolph
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:704-10. 2009
    ..This (its first) project aimed to identify Australian paediatricians' top research priorities and preferred research designs...
  41. doi Power to the paediatricians: the Australian Paediatric Research Network is born
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:6-9. 2012
    ..Although conducting research in secondary care settings poses time, cost and process challenges, all of these are firmly within the APRN's sights...
  42. pmc Probiotics to improve outcomes of colic in the community: protocol for the Baby Biotics randomised controlled trial
    Valerie Sung
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:135. 2012
    ..The Baby Biotics trial aims to determine whether the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 is effective in reducing crying in infants less than three months old (<13.0 weeks) with infant colic when compared to placebo...
  43. ncbi Problem behaviour in children--an approach for general practice
    Angela Luangrath
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 40:678-81. 2011
    ..Similarly, around 12% experience internalising problems such as anxiety and depression. Other common behaviour problems, such as temper tantrums, arise as the child strives to achieve developmental milestones...
  44. ncbi Is glycosylated haemoglobin associated with psychosocial stress in non-diabetic 6-year-olds?
    Anna Mh Price
    Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:153-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine whether HbA1c also acts as a biomarker of psychosocial stress in healthy 6-year-olds...