Marie Paule Austin

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Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Marcé International Society position statement on psychosocial assessment and depression screening in perinatal women
    Marie Paule Austin
    St John of God Health Care, and School of Psychiatry University of New South Wales, PO Box 261, Burwood, NSW 1805, Australia Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:179-87. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Detection and management of mood disorders in the maternity setting: the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Marie Paule V Austin
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care, 23 Grantham St, Burwood, NSW 2134, Australia
    Women Birth 26:2-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The antenatal risk questionnaire (ANRQ): acceptability and use for psychosocial risk assessment in the maternity setting
    Marie Paule Austin
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care and School of Psychiatry University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 26:17-25. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The need to evaluate public health reforms: Australian perinatal mental health initiatives
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:208-11. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and fetal and infant neurobehaviour
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 81:917-26. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between antenatal anxiety and postnatal depression
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 101:169-74. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality and psychiatric morbidity in the perinatal period: challenges and opportunities for prevention in the Australian setting
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:364-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Brief antenatal cognitive behaviour therapy group intervention for the prevention of postnatal depression and anxiety: a randomised controlled trial
    M P Austin
    School of Psychiatry, Department of Liaison Psychiatric, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 105:35-44. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint To treat or not to treat: maternal depression, SSRI use in pregnancy and adverse neonatal effects
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:1663-70. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Depressive and anxiety disorders in the postpartum period: how prevalent are they and can we improve their detection?
    Marie Paule V Austin
    St John of God Health Care and School of Psychiatry, UNSW, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:395-401. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Marcé International Society position statement on psychosocial assessment and depression screening in perinatal women
    Marie Paule Austin
    St John of God Health Care, and School of Psychiatry University of New South Wales, PO Box 261, Burwood, NSW 1805, Australia Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 28:179-87. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Detection and management of mood disorders in the maternity setting: the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Marie Paule V Austin
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care, 23 Grantham St, Burwood, NSW 2134, Australia
    Women Birth 26:2-9. 2013
    ..The adverse impact of mood disorders on mother, infant and family with potential long-term consequences are well documented. There is a need for clear, evidence-based, guidelines for midwives and other maternity care providers...
  3. doi request reprint The antenatal risk questionnaire (ANRQ): acceptability and use for psychosocial risk assessment in the maternity setting
    Marie Paule Austin
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care and School of Psychiatry University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 26:17-25. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The need to evaluate public health reforms: Australian perinatal mental health initiatives
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:208-11. 2012
    ..To describe the Australian perinatal mental health reforms and explore ways of improving surveillance of maternal mental health morbidity and mortality in this context...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and fetal and infant neurobehaviour
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 81:917-26. 2005
    ..Although it has long been acknowledged that chronic HPA axis dysregulation impacts on adult neural function, little attention has been paid to the impact that disturbances of the maternal HPA axis may have on the developing fetal brain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between antenatal anxiety and postnatal depression
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 101:169-74. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality and psychiatric morbidity in the perinatal period: challenges and opportunities for prevention in the Australian setting
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:364-7. 2007
    ..Data linkage studies are needed to measure the full extent of maternal mortality associated with psychiatric illness in Australia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Brief antenatal cognitive behaviour therapy group intervention for the prevention of postnatal depression and anxiety: a randomised controlled trial
    M P Austin
    School of Psychiatry, Department of Liaison Psychiatric, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 105:35-44. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint To treat or not to treat: maternal depression, SSRI use in pregnancy and adverse neonatal effects
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:1663-70. 2006
    ..The decision to use SSRIs at this time will have to be made on a case-by-case basis in close consultation with the mother and her partner...
  10. doi request reprint Depressive and anxiety disorders in the postpartum period: how prevalent are they and can we improve their detection?
    Marie Paule V Austin
    St John of God Health Care and School of Psychiatry, UNSW, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:395-401. 2010
    ..This paper demonstrates that combining the EPDS with the "interval symptom" question improves detection of CIDI caseness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Australian mental health reform for perinatal care
    Marie Paule V Austin
    St John of God Health Care, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:112-3. 2011
    ..Improving health outcomes for mothers, children and families...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antenatal screening for the prediction of postnatal depression: validation of a psychosocial Pregnancy Risk Questionnaire
    M P Austin
    Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:310-7. 2005
    ..To assess the predictive value of an antenatal index of risk for postnatal depression (PND)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of psychotropic medications in breast-feeding women: acute and prophylactic treatment
    M P Austin
    Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 32:778-84. 1998
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  14. ncbi request reprint Antenatal screening for postnatal depression: a systematic review
    M P Austin
    Mood Disorders Unit and School of Psychiatry University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:10-7. 2003
    ..To describe the screening properties of the antenatal tools which have been developed to predict depression after birth and to summarize the implications of the findings for antenatal screening...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits in depression: possible implications for functional neuropathology
    M P Austin
    Mood Disorders Unit and Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 178:200-6. 2001
    ..While depression is known to involve a disturbance of mood, movement and cognition, its associated cognitive deficits are frequently viewed as simple epiphenomena of the disorder...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal trait anxiety, depression and life event stress in pregnancy: relationships with infant temperament
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, High Street Randwick 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 81:183-90. 2005
    ..To assess whether links exist between maternal trait anxiety (STAI), perceived life event (LE) stress and depression (Edinburgh scale) and infant temperament...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medications in pregnant women: treatment dilemmas
    M P Austin
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 169:428-31. 1998
    ..To review the evidence from all studies of adverse effects on infant outcome of psychotropic medications taken during pregnancy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial assessment and management of depression and anxiety in pregnancy. Key aspects of antenatal care for general practice
    Marie Paule Austin
    Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney
    Aust Fam Physician 32:119-26. 2003
    ..Morbidity is greatest where there is associated drug and alcohol use, domestic violence and personality disorder...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of apomorphine on motor and cognitive function in melancholic patients: a preliminary report
    M P Austin
    Mood Disorders Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 97:207-15. 2000
    ..Our conclusions, however, were limited by small sample size; minimal baseline task impairment in depressed compared to control subjects; mild sedation in many subjects during task performance; and lack of serum apomorphine levels...
  20. ncbi request reprint Targeted group antenatal prevention of postnatal depression: a review
    M P Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:244-50. 2003
    ..To review the efficacy of antenatal group interventions aimed at reducing postnatal depression (PND) in 'at risk' women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Implications of childhood trauma for depressed women: an analysis of pathways from childhood sexual abuse to deliberate self-harm and revictimization
    Gemma L Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1417-25. 2004
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  22. doi request reprint The mental health of mothers of unsettled infants: is there value in routine psychosocial assessment in this context?
    Bettina Christl
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, 13 Grantham St, Burwood, NSW, 2134, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:391-9. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal anxiety during the transition to parenthood: a prospective study
    Kerry Ann Grant
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Affect Disord 108:101-11. 2008
    ..The study also assessed i) the validity of the STAI for antenatal use in an Australian sample and ii) the relative utility of the MINI-Plus and STAI scales as antenatal measures of risk for postnatal anxiety and mood disorders...
  24. doi request reprint Parental care and control during childhood: associations with maternal perinatal mood disturbance and parenting stress
    Kerry Ann Grant
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:297-305. 2012
    ..005. This study suggests that assessing a woman's own parenting history is important in identifying and managing the risk of prenatal and postnatal affective disorders and parenting stress...
  25. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids as a treatment for perinatal depression: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Anne Marie Rees
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:199-205. 2008
    ..Hence the aim of the present study was to assess whether omega-3 fatty acid treatment is superior to placebo in the treatment of PND...
  26. doi request reprint Maternal mental health in Australia and New Zealand: a review of longitudinal studies
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 26:167-78. 2013
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  27. doi request reprint Maternal sensitivity moderates the impact of prenatal anxiety disorder on infant responses to the still-face procedure
    Kerry Ann Grant
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, Australia
    Infant Behav Dev 33:453-62. 2010
    ..This finding is consistent with a cumulative risk model suggesting that maternal prenatal anxiety and quality of maternal care act in concert to shape infant outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions for alcohol use disorders before, during, and after pregnancy: a study based on linked population data in new South Wales, Australia
    Fenglian Xu
    National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit, University of New South Wales UNSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1706-12. 2013
    ..This study describes the hospital admission levels for AUD between the sixth month before pregnancy and the first year after birth and explores risk factors associated with the hospital admissions...
  29. doi request reprint Referral for management of emotional health issues during the perinatal period: does mental health assessment make a difference?
    Nicole Reilly
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care and University of New South Wales, Burwood, NSW, Australia
    Birth 40:297-306. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of this early intervention approach on reported referrals for emotional health issues during pregnancy and the first postpartum year...
  30. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: factors influencing patient expectations and doctors recommendations at a Mood Disorders Unit
    Kay Wilhelm
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:187-92. 2005
    ..We examined the factors influencing treatment expectations and psychiatrists' treatment recommendations for patients referred to a mood disorders unit with identified episodes of major depression...
  31. ncbi request reprint Age and gender in the phenomenology of depression
    Henry Brodaty
    Academic Dept for Old Age Psychiatry, Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:589-96. 2005
    ..Authors investigated the effects of current age, age at onset, and gender on the phenomenology of depression...
  32. ncbi request reprint Stress in pregnancy and infant HPA axis function: conceptual and methodological issues relating to the use of salivary cortisol as an outcome measure
    Kerry Ann Egliston
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1-13. 2007
    ..Research in this area has been constrained by a number of measurement challenges unique to the assessment of cortisol in infants. This paper discusses these challenges with a view to stimulating further research in the area...
  33. pmc Data preparation techniques for a perinatal psychiatric study based on linked data
    Fenglian Xu
    Perinatal and Reproductive Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Women and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:71. 2012
    ..This paper describes the method for merging data, calculating the statistical variable (SV), recoding psychiatric diagnoses and summarizing hospital admissions for a perinatal psychiatric study...
  34. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes of mothers and newborn infants with comorbid psychiatric disorders and drug dependency
    Ju Lee Oei
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:323-31. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the characteristics and short-term outcomes of mother-infant pairs with comorbid drug dependency and psychiatric disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Infant neurodevelopment following in utero exposure to antidepressant medication
    Marie Paule Austin
    St John of God Health Care, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Black Dog Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 102:1054-9. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of pregnancy exposure to antidepressants on infant neurodevelopment...
  36. ncbi request reprint History of pregnancy loss increases the risk of mental health problems in subsequent pregnancies but not in the postpartum
    Catherine Chojenta
    Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e95038. 2014
    ..These results indicate that while women who have experienced a pregnancy loss are a more vulnerable population during a subsequent pregnancy, these deficits are not evident in the postpartum. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Role of omega-3 fatty acids as a treatment for depression in the perinatal period
    Anne Marie Rees
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:274-80. 2005
    ..To consider the possible rationale and utility of omega-3 fatty acids as a treatment for depression in the perinatal period...
  38. pmc Disparities in reported psychosocial assessment across public and private maternity settings: a national survey of women in Australia
    Nicole Reilly
    Perinatal and Women s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Health Care and University of New South Wales, PO Box 261, Burwood, NSW 1805, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:632. 2013
    ..Whether there are disparities in equity of access to perinatal psychosocial assessment is also unknown...
  39. ncbi request reprint Does infant feeding method impact on maternal mental health?
    Fenglian Xu
    1 National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Breastfeed Med 9:215-21. 2014
    ..Breastfeeding has been reported to reduce the risk of postpartum anxiety and depression. However, little is known of the effects of breastfeeding on hospital admissions for postpartum mental disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Mental and behavioral disorders due to substance abuse and perinatal outcomes: a study based on linked population data in New South Wales, Australia
    Michelle R Bonello
    Unit of National Perinatal Epidemiological and Statistics, School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2031, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:4991-5005. 2014
    ..The adverse perinatal outcomes of primiparous mothers admitted to hospital with MBD due to substance use before and/or during pregnancy were investigated...
  41. ncbi request reprint Length of stay for mental and behavioural disorders postpartum in primiparous mothers: a cohort study
    Fenglian Xu
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:3540-52. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study is to describe the length of hospital stays and patient days for mental and behavioural disorders (MBD) of new mothers in the first year after birth...
  42. doi request reprint Major depressive disorder in the perinatal period: using data linkage to inform perinatal mental health policy
    Fenglian Xu
    Perinatal and Reproductive Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Randwick Hospitals Campus, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:333-41. 2012
    ..This has significant implications for policy and service planning for women with mood disorders in the perinatal period...
  43. doi request reprint Omega-3 deficiency associated with perinatal depression: case control study
    Anne Marie Rees
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, The Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 166:254-9. 2009
    ..The prophylactic benefits of supplementation either prenatally or during pregnancy require close study to assess whether omega-3 PUFAs play a role in the prevention of perinatal depression...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neonatal seizures from in utero venlafaxine exposure
    Ravi K Pakalapati
    Department of Newborn Care, The Royal Hospital for Women, Black Dog Institute, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:737-8. 2006
    ..We suggest that all infants exposed to maternal venlafaxine, no matter their condition at birth, be monitored in hospital for at least 3 to 4 days in order to preempt and treat adverse neurological events...
  45. ncbi request reprint A Brief Measure of Worry Severity (BMWS): personality and clinical correlates of severe worriers
    Gemma L Gladstone
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 19:877-92. 2005
    ..This study suggests that pathological worry is not only relevant for patients with GAD, but may be an equally detrimental cognitive activity for patients with panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  46. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of routine screening for perinatal depression
    Anne Buist
    University of Melbourne, Department of Psychiatry Austin Health, Repat Campus PO Box 5444, West Heidelberg, Victoria, 3061, Australia
    J Affect Disord 93:233-7. 2006
    ..To assess the acceptability of routine screening for perinatal depression...
  47. ncbi request reprint New developments in perinatal mental health
    Marie Paule Austin
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:321-2. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Intervening to reduce depression after birth: a systematic review of the randomized trials
    Judith Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:128-44. 2004
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