Vicki A Anderson

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Executive function in children: introduction
    Vicki Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 8:69-70. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and executive function 12 years after childhood bacterial meningitis: effect of acute neurologic complications and age of onset
    Vicki Anderson
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:67-81. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological outcome after acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: impact of age at illness onset
    Rani K Jacobs
    Department of Psychology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Neurol 31:191-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting recovery from head injury in young children: a prospective analysis
    V A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 3:568-80. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Recovery of executive skills following paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI): a 2 year follow-up
    V Anderson
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Brain Inj 19:459-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Impairments of attention following treatment with cranial irradiation and chemotherapy in children
    Vicki A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:684-97. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationships between cognitive and behavioral measures of executive function in children with brain disease
    Vicki A Anderson
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 8:231-40. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcome from mild head injury in young children: a prospective study
    V Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 23:705-17. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of executive functions through late childhood and adolescence in an Australian sample
    V A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, and Royal Children s Hospital Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 20:385-406. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The development of pragmatic communication skills in head injured children
    E Didus
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Rehabil 3:177-86. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint Executive function in children: introduction
    Vicki Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 8:69-70. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and executive function 12 years after childhood bacterial meningitis: effect of acute neurologic complications and age of onset
    Vicki Anderson
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:67-81. 2004
    ..This study investigated long-term neurobehavioral outcome from childhood bacterial meningitis, with particular focus on the influence of acute neurologic complications and age at illness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological outcome after acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: impact of age at illness onset
    Rani K Jacobs
    Department of Psychology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Neurol 31:191-7. 2004
    ..This finding suggests that there may be long-term complications in early childhood. A multidisciplinary approach to management post-illness is warranted in this age group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting recovery from head injury in young children: a prospective analysis
    V A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 3:568-80. 1997
    ..Poorer outcome at 12 months postinjury was predicted by injury severity primarily, with earlier age at injury, and premorbid ability associated with outcome in specific domains...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recovery of executive skills following paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI): a 2 year follow-up
    V Anderson
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Brain Inj 19:459-70. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Impairments of attention following treatment with cranial irradiation and chemotherapy in children
    Vicki A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:684-97. 2004
    ..Children treated with chemotherapy alone demonstrated generally intact attentional skills. However, this group did record an increasing number of attentional lapses over time on tasks tapping sustained attention skills...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationships between cognitive and behavioral measures of executive function in children with brain disease
    Vicki A Anderson
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 8:231-40. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcome from mild head injury in young children: a prospective study
    V Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 23:705-17. 2001
    ..Group differences were identified for verbal fluency and story recall, with HI children failing to recover over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of executive functions through late childhood and adolescence in an Australian sample
    V A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, and Royal Children s Hospital Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 20:385-406. 2001
    ..0 to 17.11 years, this article plots the development of executive skills through late childhood and early adolescence and interprets progress in these skills with reference to current neurological and cognitive theory...
  10. ncbi request reprint The development of pragmatic communication skills in head injured children
    E Didus
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Rehabil 3:177-86. 1999
    ..Severity of injury did not predict performance on either language task...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional memory skills following traumatic brain injury in young children
    V A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Rehabil 3:159-66. 1999
    ..However, this relationship developed over time, with greater memory impairments evident for children with more severe TBI by 12 months post-injury. Children with mild TBI exhibited few memory problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recovery of intellectual ability following traumatic brain injury in childhood: impact of injury severity and age at injury
    V Anderson
    University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Pediatr Neurosurg 32:282-90. 2000
    ..Findings suggest that children sustaining severe TBI in early childhood may be particularly at risk for residual problems post-injury...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of acute child and family outcome following traumatic brain injury in children
    V A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Pediatr Neurosurg 34:138-48. 2001
    ..To examine the relative contributions of injury severity, level of physical and cognitive disability, child behavior and family function to short-term outcome 6 months following traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children...
  14. doi request reprint Outcome and predictors of functional recovery 5 years following pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI)
    Cathy Catroppa
    Department of Psychology, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:707-18. 2008
    ..The aim was to examine functional outcomes following traumatic brain injury (TBI) during early childhood, to investigate impairments up to 5 years postinjury and identify predictors of outcome...
  15. doi request reprint Measuring psychosocial risk in families caring for a child with cancer: the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT2.0)
    Maria C McCarthy
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:78-83. 2009
    ..0 in an Australian pediatric oncology sample. Further aims included examining mothers' and fathers' PAT2.0 scores, change in psychosocial risk over time, and the relationship between treatment intensity and psychosocial risk...
  16. doi request reprint Attention difficulties in a contemporary geographic cohort of adolescents born extremely preterm/extremely low birth weight
    Michelle Wilson-Ching
    1 Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:1097-108. 2013
    ..In conclusion, higher rates of attention impairments are observed in individuals born EP/ELBW well into adolescence and may have consequences for their transition to adulthood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parental mental health and early social-emotional development of children born very preterm
    Karli Treyvaud
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:768-77. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to describe the mental health of parents of children born very preterm and examine relations between parental mental health and early social-emotional development in very preterm and term born children...
  18. doi request reprint Educational skills: long-term outcome and predictors following paediatric traumatic brain injury
    Cathy Catroppa
    Australian Centre for Child Neuropsychology Studies, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 19:716-32. 2009
    ..While a dose-response relationship for severity was evident for the young group, this was not always the case for the old group. Significant predictors of outcome included both severity and acute intellectual function...
  19. doi request reprint Quality of care at the end of life in children with cancer
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:656-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to establish parents' level of satisfaction with the quality of care currently being provided to children dying of cancer...
  20. doi request reprint The Observer Memory Questionnaire-Parent Form: introducing a new measure of everyday memory for children
    Linda M Gonzalez
    Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Psychology, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:337-42. 2008
    ..Everyday memory ratings were related to a wider range of neuropsychological measures in this group. Findings are encouraging in terms of the properties of the OMQ-PF and suggest further development of the scale is warranted...
  21. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of the neurodevelopmental characteristics of treated and untreated nonsyndromic craniosynostosis in infancy
    Annette C Da Costa
    The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Childs Nerv Syst 29:985-95. 2013
    ..This study examined the neurodevelopmental sequelae of NSC both prior to and following reconstructive cranial surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants and children with single-suture craniosynostosis: a systematic review
    Sarah J Knight
    a Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 39:159-86. 2014
    ..Limited information exists on factors influencing outcome. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Olfactory impairments in child attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Felicity R Karsz
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1462-8. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of parental grief and depression after the death of a child from cancer
    Maria C McCarthy
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 13:1321-6. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental functioning of infants with untreated single-suture craniosynostosis during early infancy
    Annette C Da Costa
    Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:869-77. 2012
    ..The neurodevelopmental sequelae of SSC prior to treatment remains however incompletely understood. This study sought to determine the neurodevelopmental sequelae of untreated single-suture craniosynostosis during early infancy...
  26. doi request reprint Attention and social functioning in children with malformations of cortical development and stroke
    Alison M Gomes
    Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 18:392-403. 2012
    ..In addition, complex attention processes were associated with social function. The findings emphasize the reciprocity between attention, behavior and social outcomes, and the vulnerability of social function following EBI...
  27. ncbi request reprint Understanding predictors of functional recovery and outcome 30 months following early childhood head injury
    Vicki A Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuropsychology 20:42-57. 2006
    ..In conclusion, children with more severe injuries and lower preinjury adaptive abilities, and whose families are coping poorly, are at greatest risk of long-term impairment in day-to-day skills, even several years postinjury...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning in children with early-treated phenylketonuria: impact of white matter abnormalities
    Peter J Anderson
    Department of Psychology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:230-8. 2004
    ..However, children with no detectable, or mild WMAs, also displayed cognitive problems, indicating that neuropsychological functioning in children with ETPKU is determined by a complex interaction of biological and environmental factors...
  29. doi request reprint Predictors of acute and posttraumatic stress symptoms in parents following their child's cancer diagnosis
    Maria C McCarthy
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 25:558-66. 2012
    ..The results suggest that screening for ASD may help identify parents at increased risk of persistent traumatic stress symptoms who could benefit from preventative, evidence-based psychosocial interventions...
  30. doi request reprint Functional recovery ten years after pediatric traumatic brain injury: outcomes and predictors
    Cathy Catroppa
    Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Neurotrauma 29:2539-47. 2012
    ..These results highlight the importance of monitoring functional skills in the long term, especially for those children presenting with risk factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Thirty month outcome from early childhood head injury: a prospective analysis of neurobehavioural recovery
    Vicki A Anderson
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Brain 127:2608-20. 2004
    ..In conclusion, children with more severe injuries, lower pre-injury adaptive abilities and lower socio-economic status are at greatest risk of long-term neurobehavioural impairment, even several years post-injury...
  32. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and suffering at the end of life in children with cancer: an Australian perspective
    John A Heath
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:71-5. 2010
    ..To examine the symptoms, level of suffering, and care of Australian children with cancer at the end of life...
  33. doi request reprint Feasibility of neurobehavioral screening following diagnosis of pediatric cancer
    Laura P Pejnovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:295-300. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the feasibility of implementing baseline neurobehavioral screening following childhood cancer diagnosis...
  34. doi request reprint Feasibility and consumer satisfaction ratings following an intervention for families who have a child with acquired brain injury
    Damith T Woods
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    NeuroRehabilitation 30:189-98. 2012
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The localization and lateralization of memory deficits in children with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Linda M Gonzalez
    Australian Centre for Child Neuropsychology Studies, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Epilepsia 48:124-32. 2007
    ..Further, differences between mesial and lateral subgroups have not been adequately examined. This study aimed to discern more specific patterns of memory impairment in children with TLE...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intellectual outcomes in children and adolescents with syndromic and nonsyndromic craniosynostosis
    Annette C Da Costa
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:175-81; discussion 182-3. 2006
    ..This study investigated the long-term effects of craniosynostosis on intelligence in children and adolescents with syndromic and nonsyndromic disorders who had undergone cranial expansion surgery during infancy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Implications of reduced callosal area for social skills after severe traumatic brain injury in children
    Miriam H Beauchamp
    Australian Centre for Child Neuropsychological Studies, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurotrauma 26:1645-54. 2009
    ..The results further underscore the potential importance of the corpus callosum for social competence after TBI...
  38. ncbi request reprint Memory impairments identified in people at ultra-high risk for psychosis who later develop first-episode psychosis
    Warrick J Brewer
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:71-8. 2005
    ..While cognitive deficits are frequently reported in psychotic disorders, it is unclear whether these impairments predate the onset of illness and to what extent they are predictive of later transition to psychosis...
  39. doi request reprint Visual processing in adolescents born extremely low birth weight and/or extremely preterm
    Carly S Molloy
    Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 132:e704-12. 2013
    ..Our objective was to compare visual functioning between ELBW/EP and normal birth weight (NBW, >2499 g birth weight) control adolescents...
  40. doi request reprint Parental disciplinary practices following acquired brain injury in children
    Damith T Woods
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Neurorehabil 14:274-82. 2011
    ..This study describes the disciplinary practices of parents following acquired brain injury (ABI) of their child and examines the relationship between disciplinary use, family-parental adversities and children's behavioural sequelae...
  41. ncbi request reprint The Nine Box Maze Test: A measure of spatial memory development in children
    Linda M Pentland
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Cogn 52:144-54. 2003
    ..The theoretical, assessment and developmental issues raised by these findings are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Attentional control ten years post-childhood traumatic brain injury: the impact of lesion presence, location, and severity in adolescence and early adulthood
    Janine M Cooper
    Department of Child Neuropsychology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurotrauma 31:713-21. 2014
    ..We discuss these results and propose that there is a network of brain regions associated with AC, and generalized lesions have the greatest influence on such abilities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and cancer: when two wrongs make a right?
    Ben Deery
    Psychology Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Neurorehabil 17:147-55. 2014
    ..A recent treatment, known as 'immunoablation' has been used in severe cases of adult MS with promising results. However, due to its high risk and reservation for severe or refractory cases, its full potential remains unknown...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risk in families of infants undergoing surgery for a serious congenital heart disease
    Simone J Hearps
    1Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Cardiol Young 24:632-9. 2014
    ..The distribution of psychosocial risk in parents of children undergoing surgery for a congenital heart disease is consistent with that described for parents of children with other serious paediatric diagnoses. ..
  45. doi request reprint Early neurodevelopment in infants with deformational plagiocephaly
    Sarah J Knight
    Psychological Sciences and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Craniofac Surg 24:1225-8. 2013
    ..These findings do not suggest that DP causes developmental problems, but DP could be a marker for risk of developmental problems. Screening for developmental concerns in infants with DP is therefore important. ..
  46. doi request reprint Parenting behavior is associated with the early neurobehavioral development of very preterm children
    Karli Treyvaud
    Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatrics 123:555-61. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between parenting behavior, parent-child synchrony, and neurobehavioral development in very preterm children at 24 months of age...
  47. doi request reprint Gender differences in the psychosocial experience of parents of children with cancer: a review of the literature
    Naomi E Clarke
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Vic, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:907-15. 2009
    ..To build a descriptive literature base of investigated and identified gender differences in the psychosocial experience of parents of children with cancer, in order to guide future research in this area...
  48. pmc Social functioning in children with brain insult
    Mardee Greenham
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:22. 2010
    ..Lesion location and laterality were not predictive of social outcome, and nor was social risk. In contrast, presence of disability (seizures) and family function were shown to contribute to aspects of social function...
  49. ncbi request reprint Children's attentional skills 5 years post-TBI
    Cathy Catroppa
    Australian Centre for Child Neuropsychology Studies, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:354-69. 2007
    ..This study examined attentional skills in a group of children who had sustained a mild, moderate, or severe TBI between the ages of 2 and 7 years...