K L Hegarty

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Enhanced maternal and child health nurse care for women experiencing intimate partner/family violence: protocol for MOVE, a cluster randomised trial of screening and referral in primary health care
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:811. 2012
  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 Feasibility and acceptability of nurse-led youth clinics in Australian general practice
    Kelsey Hegarty
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 19:159-65. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Screening and counselling in the primary care setting for women who have experienced intimate partner violence (WEAVE): a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Kelsey Hegarty
    General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 382:249-58. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying intimate partner violence when screening for health and lifestyle issues among women attending general practice
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:327-31. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effect of type and severity of intimate partner violence on women's health and service use: findings from a primary care trial of women afraid of their partners
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Interpers Violence 28:273-94. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between abuse and depression
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3068, Australia
    Nurs Clin North Am 46:437-44, vi. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence - identification and response in general practice
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:852-6. 2011
  9. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
  10. pmc Mothers' AdvocateS In the Community (MOSAIC)--non-professional mentor support to reduce intimate partner violence and depression in mothers: a cluster randomised trial in primary care
    Angela J Taft
    Associate Professor, Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:178. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Enhanced maternal and child health nurse care for women experiencing intimate partner/family violence: protocol for MOVE, a cluster randomised trial of screening and referral in primary health care
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:811. 2012
    ..This protocol describes the development and design of MOVE, a study to examine IPV screening effectiveness and the sustainability of screening practice...
  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 Feasibility and acceptability of nurse-led youth clinics in Australian general practice
    Kelsey Hegarty
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 19:159-65. 2013
    ..The implementation of youth health clinics is not feasible in a short timeframe and to maximise use of the clinics, all members of the general practice team need to find the clinics acceptable. ..
  4. doi request reprint Screening and counselling in the primary care setting for women who have experienced intimate partner violence (WEAVE): a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Kelsey Hegarty
    General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 382:249-58. 2013
    ..We assessed whether brief counselling from family doctors trained to respond to women identified through IPV screening would increase women's quality of life, safety planning and behaviour, and mental health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying intimate partner violence when screening for health and lifestyle issues among women attending general practice
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:327-31. 2012
    ..All health and lifestyle issues predicted fear of a partner. Primary care practitioners should be aware of this complex major public health issue especially when carrying out preventive health care...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of type and severity of intimate partner violence on women's health and service use: findings from a primary care trial of women afraid of their partners
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Interpers Violence 28:273-94. 2013
    ..Health practitioners should take a history of type and severity of abuse for women with mental health issues to assist access to appropriate specialist support...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between abuse and depression
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3068, Australia
    Nurs Clin North Am 46:437-44, vi. 2011
    ..Furthermore, depression often improves over time, when women manage to escape the abuse and violence in the relationship...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence - identification and response in general practice
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:852-6. 2011
    ..Abused women frequently present with physical and psychosocial issues. Yet intimate partner violence often remains concealed and addressing it poses challenges for the clinician and patient alike...
  9. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
    ..We set out to develop a conceptual framework to guide change and the implementation of best practice depression care in the primary care setting...
  10. pmc Mothers' AdvocateS In the Community (MOSAIC)--non-professional mentor support to reduce intimate partner violence and depression in mothers: a cluster randomised trial in primary care
    Angela J Taft
    Associate Professor, Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:178. 2011
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  11. pmc MOSAIC (MOthers' Advocates In the Community): protocol and sample description of a cluster randomised trial of mentor mother support to reduce intimate partner violence among pregnant or recent mothers
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:159. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development, design and implementation of a trial of mentor mother support set in primary care, including baseline characteristics of participating women...
  12. pmc Using reflexivity to enhance in-depth interviewing skills for the clinician researcher
    Ruth McNair
    The Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, 3053, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:73. 2008
    ..The PhD study used critical phenomenology through in-depth interviews to understand the experience of the patient-doctor relationship between same-sex attracted women and their usual GP in Australia...
  13. pmc A systematic review of complex system interventions designed to increase recovery from depression in primary care
    Jane Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:88. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to identify and assess the quality of RCTs testing system level depression management interventions in primary care and to determine whether these interventions improve recovery...
  14. pmc The association between intimate partner violence, alcohol and depression in family practice
    Gail Gilchrist
    Substance Use Disorders Research Group, Neuropsychopharmacology Programme, Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Fam Pract 11:72. 2010
    ..Depressive symptoms, intimate partner violence and hazardous drinking are common among patients attending general practice. Despite the high prevalence of these three problems; the relationship between them remains relatively unexplored...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of partner abuse in women attending general practice: a cross-sectional survey
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Carlton
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:437-42. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and socio-demographic associations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse by a partner or ex-partner for women attending Australian general practices...
  16. pmc Association between depression and abuse by partners of women attending general practice: descriptive, cross sectional survey
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 328:621-4. 2004
    ..To explore the association between depression and physical, emotional, and sexual abuse by partners or ex-partners of women attending general practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint The composite abuse scale: further development and assessment of reliability and validity of a multidimensional partner abuse measure in clinical settings
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Violence Vict 20:529-47. 2005
    ..These four factors exhibited good internal reliability (Cronbach's alpha > 0.85) and the corrected item-total correlations were high (> 0.5). Evidence of criterion and construct validity is presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the barriers to disclosure and inquiry of partner abuse for women attending general practice
    K L Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:433-7. 2001
    ..To determine the barriers to and rates of disclosure of partner abuse by women attending GPs...
  19. pmc Women's evaluation of abuse and violence care in general practice: a cluster randomised controlled trial (weave)
    Kelsey L Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:2. 2010
    ..It examines the effect on women's quality of life, mental health and safety behaviours...
  20. pmc How could depression guidelines be made more relevant and applicable to primary care? A quantitative and qualitative review of national guidelines
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e149-56. 2009
    ..Many guidelines have been developed in the area of depression but there has been no systematic assessment of their relevance to general practice...
  21. doi request reprint Violence between intimate partners: working with the whole family
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 337:a839. 2008
  22. pmc Physical and social predictors of partner abuse in women attending general practice: a cross-sectional study
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 58:484-7. 2008
    ..Currently there is insufficient evidence for screening all women but case finding of women at risk of intimate partner abuse is recommended...
  23. ncbi request reprint How do Victorian GPs manage patients with depression?
    Heather McGarry
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:603-6. 2005
    ..Government initiatives are targeting general practitioners' provision of mental health care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Women teaching women's health: issues in the establishment of a clinical teaching associate program for the well woman check
    Kathryn Robertson
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Women Health 37:49-65. 2003
    ..This paper describes the methods of recruitment and training of CTAs, use of CTAs in the medical course, preliminary evaluation, and ethical and other issues in the Melbourne and Queensland University programs...
  25. ncbi request reprint The decision to enter general practice
    Chris Pearce
    University of Melbourne
    Aust Fam Physician 32:1013-5. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint How do Australian patients rate their general practitioner? A descriptive study using the General Practice Assessment Questionnaire
    Maria Potiriadis
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 189:215-9. 2008
    ..To report patient responses to the General Practice Assessment Questionnaire (GPAQ) as a measure of satisfaction with health care received from Australian general practitioners...
  27. pmc Guidelines for the primary care of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people: a systematic review
    Ruth P McNair
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Fam Med 8:533-41. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Diverse voices, simple desires: a conceptual design for primary care to respond to depression and related disorders
    Victoria Palmer
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Fam Pract 27:447-58. 2010
    ..Little information is provided about tasks GPs can undertake outside of guidelines that suggest to prescribe medication and refer to specialists...
  29. ncbi request reprint Putting woman-centered care into practice: a new (ANEW) approach to psychosocial risk assessment during pregnancy
    Jane Gunn
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Birth 33:46-55. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of antidepressant medications in the general practice setting. A critical review
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 32:229-34, 236-7, 239 passim. 2003
    ..Antidepressants are commonly prescribed in general practice for depression, but also for a wide range of other psychiatric conditions and physical problems...
  31. ncbi request reprint Women's views and outcomes of an educational intervention designed to enhance psychosocial support for women during pregnancy
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, University of Melbourne, and Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Birth 34:155-63. 2007
    ..This paper evaluates if a health professional education program, a new (ANEW) approach, improves pregnant women's ratings of care and practitioner's listening skills and comfort to disclose psychosocial issues...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tackling partner violence in families
    Angela J Taft
    Med J Aust 185:535-6. 2006
    ..New guidelines extend opportunities for GPs to respond...
  33. ncbi request reprint Who is identified when screening for depression is undertaken in general practice? Baseline findings from the Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (diamond) longitudinal study
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S119-25. 2008
    ..To report the baseline characteristics of the Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (diamond) study cohort and discuss the implications for depression care in general practice...