George C Patton

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The prognosis of common mental disorders in adolescents: a 14-year prospective cohort study
    George C Patton
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet 383:1404-11. 2014
  2. pmc The prevention access and risk taking in young people (PARTY) project protocol: a cluster randomised controlled trial of health risk screening and motivational interviewing for young people presenting to general practice
    Lena Sanci
    General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:400. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Health of the world's adolescents: a synthesis of internationally comparable data
    George C Patton
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 379:1665-75. 2012
  4. pmc Variation in the gene coding for the M5 muscarinic receptor (CHRM5) influences cigarette dose but is not associated with dependence to drugs of addiction: evidence from a prospective population based cohort study of young adults
    Richard J L Anney
    Neuropsychiatric Genetics Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Genet 8:46. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Global patterns of mortality in young people: a systematic analysis of population health data
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet 374:881-92. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Pubertal stage and deliberate self-harm in adolescents
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Austraia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:508-14. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Teen smokers reach their mid twenties
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 39:214-20. 2006
  8. pmc Promoting social inclusion in schools: a group-randomized trial of effects on student health risk behavior and well-being
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:1582-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Pubertal transitions in health
    George C Patton
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 369:1130-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Service responses for youth onset mental disorders
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:319-24. 2007

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint The prognosis of common mental disorders in adolescents: a 14-year prospective cohort study
    George C Patton
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet 383:1404-11. 2014
    ..In this report, we aim to describe the patterns and predictors of persistence into adulthood...
  2. pmc The prevention access and risk taking in young people (PARTY) project protocol: a cluster randomised controlled trial of health risk screening and motivational interviewing for young people presenting to general practice
    Lena Sanci
    General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:400. 2012
    ..Secondary outcomes: pathways to care, trust in the clinician and likelihood of returning for future visits. The design of the economic and process evaluation are not detailed in this protocol...
  3. doi request reprint Health of the world's adolescents: a synthesis of internationally comparable data
    George C Patton
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 379:1665-75. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Variation in the gene coding for the M5 muscarinic receptor (CHRM5) influences cigarette dose but is not associated with dependence to drugs of addiction: evidence from a prospective population based cohort study of young adults
    Richard J L Anney
    Neuropsychiatric Genetics Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Genet 8:46. 2007
    ..We investigated whether these polymorphisms influence substance dependence and dose in a cohort of 1947 young Australians...
  5. doi request reprint Global patterns of mortality in young people: a systematic analysis of population health data
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet 374:881-92. 2009
    ..We analysed worldwide rates and patterns of mortality between early adolescence and young adulthood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pubertal stage and deliberate self-harm in adolescents
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Austraia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:508-14. 2007
    ..To ascertain the association between pubertal stage and deliberate self-harm...
  7. ncbi request reprint Teen smokers reach their mid twenties
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 39:214-20. 2006
    ..Most outcome studies of adolescent smokers have focused on tobacco use in the short term. Few have reported on the health of adolescent smokers as they reach young adulthood...
  8. pmc Promoting social inclusion in schools: a group-randomized trial of effects on student health risk behavior and well-being
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Public Health 96:1582-7. 2006
    ..We sought to test the efficacy of an intervention that was designed to promote social inclusion and commitment to education, in reducing among students health risk behaviors and improving emotional well-being...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pubertal transitions in health
    George C Patton
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 369:1130-9. 2007
    ..Recent secular trends in these psychosocial disorders coincide with a growing mismatch between biological and social maturation, and the emergence of more dominant youth cultures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Service responses for youth onset mental disorders
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:319-24. 2007
    ..We summarize recent work indicating where interventions are most needed and effective. We also review the literature that examines the scope for reorienting mental health services to meet the needs of adolescents and young adults...
  11. doi request reprint Prognosis of adolescent partial syndromes of eating disorder
    George C Patton
    William Buckland House, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 192:294-9. 2008
    ..Partial syndromes of eating disorder are common in adolescents but the health significance of these syndromes remains uncertain...
  12. doi request reprint A prospective study of the effects of optimism on adolescent health risks
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatrics 127:308-16. 2011
    ..The promotion of optimism has been widely advocated for children and adolescents, but epidemiologic data to support this approach are scant...
  13. pmc Predicting female depression across puberty: a two-nation longitudinal study
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1424-32. 2008
    ..To prospectively examine the relation between pubertal stage and the onset and course of depressive symptoms...
  14. doi request reprint Mapping a global agenda for adolescent health
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 47:427-32. 2010
    ..A global agenda needs more than good data, but sound information about adolescent health and its social and environmental determinants, will be important in both advocacy and practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reverse gateways? Frequent cannabis use as a predictor of tobacco initiation and nicotine dependence
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 100:1518-25. 2005
    ..Specifically we examined whether cannabis use in non-smokers predicted later initiation of tobacco use and whether cannabis use predicted later nicotine dependence in tobacco users...
  16. pmc Puberty and the onset of substance use and abuse
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 114:e300-6. 2004
    ..Substance abuse remains one of the major threats to adolescent health in Western cultures. The study aim was to ascertain the extent of association between pubertal development and early adolescent substance use...
  17. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity between adolescence and young adulthood: a 10-year prospective cohort study
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 48:275-80. 2011
    ..To assess changes in overweight and obesity between adolescence and young adulthood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prematurity at birth and adolescent depressive disorder
    George C Patton
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Centre for Adolescent Health, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 184:446-7. 2004
    ..2% (95% CI 11.1-20.5) v. 1.8% (95% CI 1.6-2.1) in those with normal deliveries. Physiological adaptations in utero before full term may be implicated causally in some cases of depression in adolescence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting death in young offenders: a retrospective cohort study
    Carolyn Coffey
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, 2 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, VIC 3052
    Med J Aust 181:473-7. 2004
    ..To examine predictors of death in young offenders who have received a custodial sentence using data routinely collected by juvenile justice services...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adolescent precursors of cannabis dependence: findings from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort Study
    Carolyn Coffey
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 182:330-6. 2003
    ..Dependence increases the likelihood of adverse consequences of cannabis use, but its aetiology is poorly understood...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of adolescent symptoms of depression and anxiety with alcohol use disorders in young adulthood: findings from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort Study
    Maria McKenzie
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:S27-30. 2011
    ..To examine the association of adolescent depression and anxiety symptoms with alcohol abuse or dependence in young adulthood...
  22. doi request reprint Investigating the utility of mobile phones for collecting data about adolescent alcohol use and related mood, stress and coping behaviours: lessons and recommendations
    Sylvia D Kauer
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:25-30. 2009
    ..This paper aims to review the feasibility and usefulness of a mobile phone momentary sampling program to capture data about alcohol use and related behaviours...
  23. doi request reprint Changes in body mass index and health related quality of life from childhood to adolescence
    Joanne W Williams
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e442-8. 2011
    ..Design. Data collected in 2000 and 2005 within the Health of Young Victorians longitudinal cohort study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Problem alcohol use in young Australian adults
    Sophie C Reid
    Centre for Adolescent Health, 2 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:436-41. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which excessive drinking in young adults is associated with alcohol abuse and dependence...
  25. pmc Predicting future depression in adolescents using the Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire: a two-nation study
    Dean P McKenzie
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 134:151-9. 2011
    ..Predicting the development of depression in adolescence through detecting specific early symptoms may aid in the development of timely screening and intervention programmes...
  26. pmc Pubertal stage and the prevalence of violence and social/relational aggression
    Sheryl A Hemphill
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 126:e298-305. 2010
    ..We examined associations between pubertal stage and violent adolescent behavior and social/relational aggression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of adolescent alcohol and cannabis use into young adulthood
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 102:607-15. 2007
    ..Both are commonly initiated in adolescence. To date little research has described trajectories of adolescent cannabis or alcohol use or compared their respective consequences in young adulthood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between the COMT Val158Met polymorphism and propensity to anxiety in an Australian population-based longitudinal study of adolescent health
    Craig A Olsson
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychiatr Genet 15:109-15. 2005
    ..Two recent reports have observed the association between the MetMet genotype and risk of anxiety in adult populations. We examined the association between the ValMet genotypes and propensity to anxiety across adolescence...
  29. pmc Cannabis use and mental health in young people: cohort study
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMJ 325:1195-8. 2002
    ..To determine whether cannabis use in adolescence predisposes to higher rates of depression and anxiety in young adulthood...
  30. doi request reprint Assessment of youth-friendly health care: a systematic review of indicators drawn from young people's perspectives
    Anne Emmanuelle Ambresin
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 52:670-81. 2013
    ..To review the literature on young people's perspectives on health care with a view to defining domains and indicators of youth-friendly care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cannabis dependence in young adults: an Australian population study
    Carolyn Coffey
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Addiction 97:187-94. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of self-reported puberty using the Pubertal Development Scale and the Sexual Maturation Scale in a school-based epidemiologic survey
    Lyndal Bond
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, 2 Gatehouse Street, Parkville 3052 VIC, Australia
    J Adolesc 29:709-20. 2006
    ..To examine concordance between two self-reported measures of puberty: Sexual Maturation Scale (SMS) and Pubertal Development Scale (PDS) and their acceptability to adolescents...
  33. doi request reprint Association of adolescent symptoms of depression and anxiety with daily smoking and nicotine dependence in young adulthood: findings from a 10-year longitudinal study
    Maria McKenzie
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 105:1652-9. 2010
    ..To examine the association of adolescent depression and anxiety symptoms with daily smoking and nicotine dependence in young adulthood...
  34. ncbi request reprint Carrying weapons and intent to harm among Victorian secondary school students in 1999 and 2009
    Sheryl A Hemphill
    School of Psychology, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:769-71. 2013
    ..To examine comparable survey data across 10 years to assess whether rates of self-reported weapon carrying and intent to harm others have increased as suggested in reported trends in violent offences...
  35. ncbi request reprint Using a mobile phone application in youth mental health - an evaluation study
    Sophie C Reid
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 41:711-4. 2012
    ..This study evaluates a mobile phone self monitoring tool designed to assist paediatricians in assessing and managing youth mental health...
  36. doi request reprint Adolescence: a foundation for future health
    Susan M Sawyer
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 379:1630-40. 2012
    ..Strategies that place the adolescent years centre stage-rather than focusing only on specific health agendas-provide important opportunities to improve health, both in adolescence and later in life...
  37. doi request reprint Assessing alcohol guidelines in teenagers: results from a 10-year prospective study
    Elya Moore
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:154-9. 2009
    ..To assess the value of drinking guidelines applied in adolescence for predicting alcohol-related outcomes in young adulthood...
  38. ncbi request reprint Teenage drinking and the onset of alcohol dependence: a cohort study over seven years
    Yvonne A Bonomo
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute
    Addiction 99:1520-8. 2004
    ..To determine whether adolescent alcohol use and/or other adolescent health risk behaviour predisposes to alcohol dependence in young adulthood...
  39. pmc Risk and protective factors for adolescent substance use in washington state, the United States and Victoria, Australia: a longitudinal study
    Sheryl A Hemphill
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 49:312-20. 2011
    ..To compare the levels of risk and protective factors and the predictive influence of these factors on alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis use over a 12-month follow-up period in Washington State in the United States and in Victoria, Australia...
  40. pmc Mortality in young offenders: retrospective cohort study
    Carolyn Coffey
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMJ 326:1064. 2003
    ..To estimate overall and cause specific standardised mortality ratios in young offenders...
  41. pmc Toward youth friendly services: a survey of young people in primary care
    Dagmar M Haller
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Institute at the Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Gen Intern Med 22:775-81. 2007
    ..The World Health Organization encourages the development of youth friendly services, yet little is known on how youth currently present in general practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint A training agenda in adolescent medicine and health
    Susan M Sawyer
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:305-15. 2007
    ..In Australia, this has been best achieved by centres of excellence in adolescent health...
  43. doi request reprint A mobile phone program to track young people's experiences of mood, stress and coping. Development and testing of the mobiletype program
    Sophie C Reid
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, 2 Gatehouse St, Parkville, Vic, 3052, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:501-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop, pilot, and evaluate a youth-friendly mobile phone program to monitor, in real-time, young people's everyday experiences of mood, stress, and their coping behaviours...
  44. ncbi request reprint Transitions in an imperfectly observed binary variable: depressive symptomatology in adolescents
    Rory Wolfe
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Stat Med 22:427-40. 2003
    ..The motivation for this work comes from an analysis of transitions in depression status for a cohort of Australian teenagers participating in a longitudinal study of adolescent health...
  45. doi request reprint Early puberty and childhood social and behavioral adjustment
    Fiona K Mensah
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 53:118-24. 2013
    ..In a large national study, we aimed to determine whether difficulties in behavior and psychosocial adjustment are evident before as well as during the early pubertal transition...
  46. doi request reprint Gene-environment interaction in problematic substance use: interaction between DRD4 and insecure attachments
    Craig A Olsson
    Department of Psychology, Deakin University, Australia Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Australia
    Addict Biol 18:717-26. 2013
    ..Interaction between 7R+ alleles and attachment insecurity may intensify risk for problematic tobacco and cannabis use. ..
  47. pmc A mobile phone application for the assessment and management of youth mental health problems in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Sophie C Reid
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:131. 2011
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence in a prospective population-based study of adolescents: the protective role of a functional tyrosine hydroxylase polymorphism
    Richard J L Anney
    Behavioural Genetics Laboratory, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
    Pharmacogenetics 14:73-81. 2004
    ..Including these data, three independent studies, two of which use identical phenotypes, have now identified a protective relationship between the K4 allele of the functional HUMTH01-VNTR polymorphism and high-level smoking...
  49. doi request reprint Assessment of first sexual intercourse in young women with a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Elya E Moore
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 51:276-9. 2011
    ..More than half of women reporting CSA in the form of actual or penetrative abuse reported an age of first sexual intercourse at or beyond 16 years. Direct questioning about CSA is needed to accurately ascertain sexual history...
  50. ncbi request reprint Confidential health care for adolescents: reconciling clinical evidence with family values
    Lena A Sanci
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 183:410-4. 2005
    ..Evaluation of maturity must take into account characteristics of the young person, gravity of the proposed treatment, family factors, and statutory restrictions...
  51. doi request reprint Comorbidities of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence: longitudinal study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 95:162-8. 2010
    ..Morbidities experienced by overweight/obese adolescents and associations between morbidities and timing of overweight/obesity were examined...
  52. pmc Study protocol: the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study (CATS)
    Lisa K Mundy
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 13:160. 2013
    ..The initial focus of CATS is on adrenarche, the first hormonal process in the pubertal cascade, which begins for most children at around 8 years of age...
  53. doi request reprint The persistence of the association between adolescent cannabis use and common mental disorders into young adulthood
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 108:124-33. 2013
    ..Most reports have focused on associations in adolescence, with few studies extending into adulthood. We examine the association from adolescence until the age of 29 years in a representative prospective cohort of young Australians...
  54. doi request reprint The prevalence of childhood sexual abuse and adolescent unwanted sexual contact among boys and girls living in Victoria, Australia
    Elya E Moore
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 34:379-85. 2010
    ..There is also little prospective data on unwanted sexual contact (USC) collected during adolescence...
  55. ncbi request reprint Social and emotional adjustment following early pregnancy in young Australian women: a comparison of those who terminate, miscarry, or complete pregnancy
    Craig A Olsson
    School of Psychology, Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:698-703. 2014
    ..To compare social and emotional adjustment including educational attainment and substance use in women who had a child, pregnancy termination, or miscarriage by young adulthood...
  56. ncbi request reprint The quality of health research for young Indigenous Australians: systematic review
    Peter S Azzopardi
    Royal Children s Hospital Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:57-63. 2013
    ..To assess the extent and quality of the evidence base related to the health and wellbeing of young Indigenous Australians...
  57. ncbi request reprint Youth health research ethics: time for a mature-minor clause?
    Lena A Sanci
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:336-8. 2004
    ..There are grounds for considering a mature-minor clause in the National Health and Medical Research Council research ethics guidelines, particularly in the context of youth participation in minimal-risk research...
  58. ncbi request reprint Adolescent medicine
    George C Patton
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052
    Med J Aust 176:3. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint Mental health of teenagers who use cannabis. Results of an Australian survey
    Joseph M Rey
    University of Sydney, Coral Tree Family Service, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 180:216-21. 2002
    ..There is concern in the community about increasing cannabis use and its potential effect on health...
  60. ncbi request reprint Are diagnostic orphans at risk of developing cannabis abuse or dependence? Four-year follow-up of young adult cannabis users not meeting diagnostic criteria
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:86-90. 2008
    ..To examine the characteristics of "diagnostic orphans" among cannabis users - those who report one or two symptoms of DSM-IV dependence but do not meet diagnostic criteria for DSM-IV abuse or dependence - 4 years post-assessment...
  61. ncbi request reprint Receipt of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents
    Jane E Pirkis
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e388-93. 2003
    ..This study examined utilization of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents to answer questions about the extent to which health services can contribute to the prevention of adolescent suicide...
  62. ncbi request reprint Adolescent substance use: beware of international comparisons
    Jane E Pirkis
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:279-86. 2003
    ..To compare prevalence estimates of adolescents' cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use from one Australian and two U.S. surveys, and to consider the effect of methodological differences on reported use...
  63. ncbi request reprint Heavy cannabis use and depressive symptoms in three Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
    K S Kylie Lee
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:605-8. 2008
    ..To determine the extent to which depressive symptoms are associated with heavy cannabis use in an Aboriginal population in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory...
  64. ncbi request reprint Concern about tall stature during adolescence and depression in later life
    Fiona J Bruinsma
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    J Affect Disord 91:145-52. 2006
    ..This retrospective cohort study aimed to examine the long-term psychosocial outcomes for women assessed or treated during adolescence for tall stature...
  65. ncbi request reprint Personality and substance use disorders in young adults
    Paul Moran
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:374-9. 2006
    ..There have been no studies of the co-occurrence of personality and substance use disorders in young community-dwelling adults...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of substance use and delinquent behavior in adolescents from Victoria, Australia and Washington State, United States
    Barbara J McMorris
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:634-50. 2007
    ..Implications for conducting international comparisons are discussed...
  67. ncbi request reprint The predictors and consequences of adolescent amphetamine use: findings from the Victoria Adolescent Health Cohort Study
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 102:1076-84. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the predictors and effects of early-onset amphetamine use. We set out to examine these issues using a representative cohort of young people followed-up over 11 years in Victoria, Australia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Who are the new amphetamine users? A 10-year prospective study of young Australians
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Addiction 102:1269-79. 2007
    ..We examined these issues using a representative cohort of young people followed-up in Victoria, Australia...
  69. ncbi request reprint Towards a national agenda for youth?
    George C Patton
    Med J Aust 183:394-5. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint A picture of Australia's children
    George C Patton
    Med J Aust 182:437-8. 2005
    ..Do we have a clear enough picture to guide rational health and social policy responses?..
  71. doi request reprint Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study
    Seana L Paul
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Addiction 103:846-53. 2008
    ..To examine the long-term effects of childhood smoking experimentation and exposure to parental smoking on adult smoking risk...
  72. ncbi request reprint Practical evidence in favour of mature-minor consent in primary care research
    Dagmar M Haller
    Med J Aust 183:439. 2005