A F Jorm

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Mental health first aid responses of the public: results from an Australian national survey
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 5:9. 2005
  2. pmc Development and evaluation of a youth mental health community awareness campaign - The Compass Strategy
    Annemarie Wright
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:215. 2006
  3. pmc Development of guidelines to assist organisations to support employees returning to work after an episode of anxiety, depression or a related disorder: a Delphi consensus study with Australian professionals and consumers
    Nicola J Reavley
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:135. 2012
  4. pmc Mental health first aid for eating disorders: pilot evaluation of a training program for the public
    Laura M Hart
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:98. 2012
  5. pmc Evaluation of the acceptability and usefulness of an information website for caregivers of people with bipolar disorder
    Lesley Berk
    IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med 11:162. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Belief in the dangerousness of people with mental disorders: a review
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:1029-45. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Australian Rotary Health: a major contributor to mental illness research and mental health awareness in Australia
    Anthony Jorm
    Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:318-21. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Changes in psychological distress in Australian adults between 1995 and 2011
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:352-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Mental health literacy: empowering the community to take action for better mental health
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am Psychol 67:231-43. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health of Indigenous Australians: a review of findings from community surveys
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 196:118-21. 2012

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  1. pmc Mental health first aid responses of the public: results from an Australian national survey
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 5:9. 2005
    ..How they respond to that person (the mental health first aid response) may affect outcomes. However, there is no information on what members of the public might do in such circumstances...
  2. pmc Development and evaluation of a youth mental health community awareness campaign - The Compass Strategy
    Annemarie Wright
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:215. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Development of guidelines to assist organisations to support employees returning to work after an episode of anxiety, depression or a related disorder: a Delphi consensus study with Australian professionals and consumers
    Nicola J Reavley
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:135. 2012
    ..Therefore a Delphi expert consensus study was carried out with professional and consumer experts...
  4. pmc Mental health first aid for eating disorders: pilot evaluation of a training program for the public
    Laura M Hart
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:98. 2012
    ..The aim of this research was to examine whether specific training in mental health first aid for eating disorders was effective in changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards people with eating disorders...
  5. pmc Evaluation of the acceptability and usefulness of an information website for caregivers of people with bipolar disorder
    Lesley Berk
    IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med 11:162. 2013
    ..This paper reports on an evaluation of the acceptability and usefulness of the online version of the guidelines, http://www.bipolarcaregivers.org...
  6. doi request reprint Belief in the dangerousness of people with mental disorders: a review
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:1029-45. 2012
    ..In order to help make sense of this confusion, the present review focuses on research on one of the most commonly measured components - belief in dangerousness...
  7. doi request reprint Australian Rotary Health: a major contributor to mental illness research and mental health awareness in Australia
    Anthony Jorm
    Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:318-21. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Changes in psychological distress in Australian adults between 1995 and 2011
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:352-6. 2012
    ..To monitor changes in psychological distress in Australia over a 16-year period during which the availability of mental health services was increasing...
  9. doi request reprint Mental health literacy: empowering the community to take action for better mental health
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am Psychol 67:231-43. 2012
    ..Increasing the community's mental health literacy needs to be a focus for national policy and population monitoring so that the whole community is empowered to take action for better mental health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health of Indigenous Australians: a review of findings from community surveys
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 196:118-21. 2012
    ..To assemble what is known about the mental health of Indigenous Australians from community surveys...
  11. pmc The effectiveness of simple psychological and exercise interventions for high prevalence mental health problems in young people: a factorial randomised controlled trial
    Alexandra G Parker
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Trials 12:76. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating self-help email messages for sub-threshold depression: the Mood Memos study
    Amy J Morgan
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Trials 12:11. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to test the efficacy of a low-cost email-based mental health promotion campaign in changing self-help behaviour and preventing more severe depression in adults with sub-threshold depression...
  13. pmc Experiences of treatment decision making for young people diagnosed with depressive disorders: a qualitative study in primary care and specialist mental health settings
    Magenta B Simmons
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:194. 2011
    ..This study sought to explore the experiences and desires of young people and their caregivers in relation to being involved in treatment decision making for depressive disorders...
  14. pmc A mental health training program for community health workers in India: impact on knowledge and attitudes
    Gregory Armstrong
    Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry St, Carlton 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:17. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc Mental Health First Aid guidelines for helping a suicidal person: a Delphi consensus study in Japan
    Erminia Colucci
    Centre for International Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:12. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  16. pmc Mental Health First Aid guidelines for helping a suicidal person: a Delphi consensus study in the Philippines
    Erminia Colucci
    Centre for International Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:32. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop guidelines for how a member of the Filipino public should provide mental health first aid to a person who is suicidal...
  17. pmc Youth mental health first aid: a description of the program and an initial evaluation
    Claire M Kelly
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 5:4. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  18. pmc Where there is no evidence: use of expert consensus methods to fill the evidence gap in low-income countries and cultural minorities
    Harry Minas
    Centre for International Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:33. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Mental Health First Aid guidelines for helping a suicidal person: a Delphi consensus study in India
    Erminia Colucci
    Centre for International Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:4. 2010
    ..Although the guidelines are designed for members of the public, they may also be helpful to non-mental health professionals working in health and welfare settings...
  20. pmc Mental health first aid training for the Chinese community in Melbourne, Australia: effects on knowledge about and attitudes toward people with mental illness
    Angus Yk Lam
    The Centre for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Education and Training for Chinese People, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Social Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:18. 2010
    ..The hypotheses were that at the end of the training participants would have increased knowledge of mental disorders and related treatments, and decreased negative attitudes towards people with mental disorders...
  21. pmc Alcohol consumption in tertiary education students
    Nicola J Reavley
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parksville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:545. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc Exploring the nature of stigmatising beliefs about depression and help-seeking: implications for reducing stigma
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:61. 2009
    ..This study aimed to inform the design of interventions to reduce stigma by systematically investigating community perceptions of beliefs about depression according to theorised dimensional components of stigma...
  23. pmc Mental health literacy as a function of remoteness of residence: an Australian national study
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:92. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine the impact of remoteness on public knowledge of depression and schizophrenia...
  24. pmc Age differences in mental health literacy
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:125. 2008
    ..The community's knowledge and beliefs about mental health problems, their risk factors, treatments and sources of help may vary as a function of age...
  25. pmc Parenting strategies for reducing adolescent alcohol use: a Delphi consensus study
    Siobhan M Ryan
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:13. 2011
    ..For this recommendation to be adopted, parents and guardians of adolescents require information about strategies that they can employ to prevent or reduce their adolescent's alcohol use that are supported by evidence...
  26. pmc Mental health first aid for Indigenous Australians: using Delphi consensus studies to develop guidelines for culturally appropriate responses to mental health problems
    Laura M Hart
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:47. 2009
    ..This research aimed to develop culturally appropriate guidelines for providing first aid to an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who is experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental illness...
  27. pmc Stigma in response to mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and Japan
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 6:21. 2006
    ..This study seeks to compare the nature and extent of stigma among the public in the two countries...
  28. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for suicidal ideation and behaviour: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:17. 2008
    ..Simple guidelines may help such a person to encourage a suicidal individual to seek professional help or decide against suicide...
  29. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines on how a member of the public can support a person affected by a traumatic event: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:49. 2010
    ..However, few people have the knowledge and skills required to assist. Simple guidelines may help members of the public to offer appropriate support when it is needed...
  30. pmc Public beliefs about causes and risk factors for mental disorders: a comparison of Japan and Australia
    Yoshibumi Nakane
    Department of Social Work, The Faculty of Human Sociology, Nagasaki International University, Nagasaki, 859 3298, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 5:33. 2005
    ..However, there has been little direct cross-cultural comparison. Here we report a comparison of public beliefs about the causes of mental disorders in Japan and Australia...
  31. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for deliberate non-suicidal self-injury: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:62. 2008
    ..Simple first aid guidelines may help members of the public assist people to seek and receive the professional help they require to overcome self-injury...
  32. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing problems with substance use: a Delphi study
    Laura M Hart
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:78. 2010
    ..g. abuse or dependence)...
  33. pmc Predictors of depression stigma
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:25. 2008
    ..To investigate and compare the predictors of personal and perceived stigma associated with depression...
  34. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for panic attacks: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:49. 2009
    ..However, few people have the knowledge and skills required to assist. Simple first aid guidelines may help members of the public to offer help to people who experience panic attacks...
  35. pmc Helping someone with problem drinking: mental health first aid guidelines - a Delphi expert consensus study
    Anna H Kingston
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:79. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development of mental health first aid guidelines that inform community members on how to help someone who may have, or may be developing, a drinking problem (i.e., alcohol abuse or dependence)...
  36. pmc Helping someone with problem drug use: a Delphi consensus study of consumers, carers, and clinicians
    Anna H Kingston
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:3. 2011
    ..This paper reports on the development of mental health first aid guidelines for problem drug use in adults, to help inform community members on how to assist someone developing problem drug use or experiencing a drug-related crisis...
  37. pmc The association of APOE genotype and cognitive decline in interaction with risk factors in a 65-69 year old community sample
    Helen Christensen
    The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 8:14. 2008
    ..A cross-sectional study on the lifespan effects of the *E4 allele 1 failed to find any effect of the *E4 allele on cognitive performance at ages 20-24, 40-44 or 60-64 years...
  38. pmc Cognitive performance and leukocyte telomere length in two narrow age-range cohorts: a population study
    Karen A Mather
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 10:62. 2010
    ..In this report, the relationships between telomere length and cognitive performance at Wave 2 and cognitive change from Wave 1 to Wave 2 are assessed in two narrow age-range population cohorts...
  39. pmc A mental health first aid training program for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: description and initial evaluation
    Len G Kanowski
    Mental Health First Aid Training and Research Program, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Syst 3:10. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: The AMHFA program is culturally appropriate and acceptable to Aboriginal people. Further work is needed to refine the course and to evaluate its impact on help provided to Aboriginal people with mental health problems...
  40. pmc Experiences in applying skills learned in a Mental Health First Aid training course: a qualitative study of participants' stories
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 5:43. 2005
    ..To remedy this, a study was carried out gathering stories from participants in one of the trials, 19-21 months post-training...
  41. ncbi request reprint Structure of beliefs about the helpfulness of interventions for depression and schizophrenia. Results from a national survey of the Australian public
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:877-83. 2005
    ..The present study uses factor analysis to examine the structure of public beliefs about interventions for depression and schizophrenia, using case vignettes that vary in severity or stage of illness...
  42. ncbi request reprint Age group differences in psychological distress: the role of psychosocial risk factors that vary with age
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Psychol Med 35:1253-63. 2005
    ..Two reasons for this inconsistency are age bias in measures and different patterns of exposure to risk factors across age groups in various studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Changes in psychological distress in Australia over an 8-year period: evidence for worsening in young men
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:47-50. 2006
    ..To assess whether psychological distress has changed in the Australian population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Belief in the harmfulness of antidepressants: results from a national survey of the Australian public
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Affect Disord 88:47-53. 2005
    ..Surveys of the public in several countries have found that negative attitudes towards antidepressants are common. However, there has been little research into the factors associated with these attitudes...
  45. pmc Public beliefs about treatment and outcome of mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and Japan
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Med 3:12. 2005
    ..Japan is also more collectivist and Australia more individualist in values. These differences might influence recognition of disorders and beliefs about treatment in the two countries...
  46. ncbi request reprint Population promotion of informal self-help strategies for early intervention against depression and anxiety
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:3-6. 2006
    ..These are highly acceptable to the public, easily applied, inexpensive and may avert the development of many clinical cases...
  47. doi request reprint The public's stigmatizing attitudes towards people with mental disorders: how important are biomedical conceptualizations?
    A F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:315-21. 2008
    ..This study examined hypotheses that stigmatizing attitudes are increased by use of psychiatric labels, by conceptualization of symptoms as a medical illness and by belief in genetic causes...
  48. ncbi request reprint APOE genotype and cognitive functioning in a large age-stratified population sample
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Neuropsychology 21:1-8. 2007
    ..These results indicate that APOE *E4 does not have preclinical effects early in the life span on these cognitive functions. Cognitive aging effects between the ages of 20 and 64 years must not be due to preclinical Alzheimer's disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint Where to seek help for a mental disorder? National survey of the beliefs of Australian youth and their parents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 187:556-60. 2007
    ..To determine the intentions that young people have for seeking help if they were to develop a mental disorder...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for depression in children and adolescents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:368-72. 2006
    ..To review the evidence for the effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for depression in children and adolescents...
  51. doi request reprint Influences on young people's stigmatising attitudes towards peers with mental disorders: national survey of young Australians and their parents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 192:144-9. 2008
    ..Little is known about the development of stigma towards people with mental disorders...
  52. ncbi request reprint Belief in dealing with depression alone: results from community surveys of adolescents and adults
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 96:59-65. 2006
    ..Community surveys have found that some people believe that it is better to deal with depression alone rather than seek help. However, there has been little research into the characteristics of this group...
  53. doi request reprint Interventions that are helpful for depression and anxiety in young people: a comparison of clinicians' beliefs with those of youth and their parents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 111:227-34. 2008
    ....
  54. pmc First aid strategies that are helpful to young people developing a mental disorder: beliefs of health professionals compared to young people and parents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:42. 2008
    ..Little is known about the best ways for a member of the public to respond when someone in their social network develops a mental disorder. Controlled trials are not feasible in this area, so expert consensus may be the best guide...
  55. ncbi request reprint Changes in depression awareness and attitudes in Australia: the impact of beyondblue: the national depression initiative
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:42-6. 2006
    ..To assess changes in depression awareness and attitudes in Australia and the effect that beyondblue: the national depression initiative has had on these...
  56. ncbi request reprint The public's ability to recognize mental disorders and their beliefs about treatment: changes in Australia over 8 years
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:36-41. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to find out whether recognition and treatment beliefs have changed over 8 years...
  57. ncbi request reprint Participant distress in psychiatric research: a systematic review
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 37:917-26. 2007
    ..There has been ethical concern that participants in psychiatric research will become distressed and their mental state might worsen...
  58. doi request reprint A comparison of clinician, youth, and parent beliefs about helpfulness of interventions for early psychosis
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1115-20. 2008
    ..This study explored whether there are gaps between the beliefs of clinicians and those of young people and their parents about the appropriate interventions for early psychosis...
  59. doi request reprint Effect of feedback on the quality of suicide prevention websites: randomised controlled trial
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 197:73-4. 2010
    ..Websites were randomised to receive feedback or serve as controls. The information on the websites varied greatly in quality. However, feedback did not lead to an improvement...
  60. pmc Mental health first aid training for high school teachers: a cluster randomized trial
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:51. 2010
    ..To improve the skills of teachers in this area, a Mental Health First Aid training course was modified to be suitable for high school teachers and evaluated in a cluster randomized trial...
  61. doi request reprint Mental health first aid training by e-learning: a randomized controlled trial
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:1072-81. 2010
    ..The present study evaluated the effects of Mental Health First Aid training delivered by e-learning on knowledge about mental disorders, stigmatizing attitudes and helping behaviour...
  62. doi request reprint Beliefs about appropriate first aid for young people with mental disorders: findings from an Australian national survey of youth and parents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:61-70. 2007
    ..To determine the mental health first-aid knowledge and beliefs of young people and their parents...
  63. doi request reprint Actions that young people can take to prevent depression, anxiety and psychosis: beliefs of health professionals and young people
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 126:278-81. 2010
    ..Since mental disorders often have first onset during youth, young people's beliefs about prevention are of particular relevance...
  64. ncbi request reprint Beliefs of young people and their parents about the effectiveness of interventions for mental disorders
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:656-66. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to find out which interventions they see as potentially helpful for a range of mental disorders...
  65. ncbi request reprint Celebrating 30 years of Australian Rotary Health
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:279-80. 2011
    ..How one man's vision to fund health research grew to become the country's largest non-government funder of research into mental illness...
  66. ncbi request reprint An association study of a functional polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene with personality and psychiatric symptoms
    A F Jorm
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Mol Psychiatry 3:449-51. 1998
    ..We found no associations with personality traits (including neuroticism, negative affect and behavioral inhibition), anxiety and depressive symptoms, or alcohol misuse...
  67. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mental health: results from a community survey
    A F Jorm
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 170:74-7. 1999
    ..To assess the relationship of smoking with depression and anxiety symptoms and with risk factors for depression...
  68. ncbi request reprint Education and decline in cognitive performance: compensatory but not protective
    H Christensen
    NH and MRC Social Psychiatry Research Unit, ANU, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:323-30. 1997
    ..The findings suggest that education slows the rate of decline on crystallized intelligence, but not other cognitive abilities. Education may compensate for neurodegenerative changes rather than protect against them...
  69. ncbi request reprint GP attendance by elderly Australians: evidence for unmet need in elderly men
    P A Jacomb
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 166:123-6. 1997
    ..To examine GP service use by elderly people and, in particular, to compare those who had not consulted a GP in one year with those who were low attenders and those who were high attenders...
  70. ncbi request reprint Association of a functional polymorphism of the monoamine oxidase A gene promoter with personality and psychiatric symptoms
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra
    Psychiatr Genet 10:87-90. 2000
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint An analysis of diversity in the cognitive performance of elderly community dwellers: individual differences in change scores as a function of age
    H Christensen
    National Health and Medical Research Council Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Psychol Aging 14:365-79. 1999
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Association of smoking and personality with a polymorphism of the dopamine transporter gene: results from a community survey
    A F Jorm
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra
    Am J Med Genet 96:331-4. 2000
    ..These negative findings suggest that either the original associations are not replicable or that any association is very small...
  73. ncbi request reprint Predicting anxiety and depression from personality: is there a synergistic effect of neuroticism and extraversion?
    A F Jorm
    National Health and Medical Research Council NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:145-9. 2000
    ..Both studies found that neuroticism predicted anxiety and depression, but there were no Neuroticism x Extraversion interaction effects. These results cast doubt on the generalizability of the original findings...
  74. ncbi request reprint ICD-10 mild cognitive disorder: its outcome three years later
    H Christensen
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:581-6. 1997
    ..The hypotheses were that (i) persons with MCD are more likely to develop dementia than those without MCD; (ii) symptoms of anxiety or depression predict MCD caseness at follow-up...
  75. ncbi request reprint Are changes in sensory disability, reaction time, and grip strength associated with changes in memory and crystallized Intelligence? A longitudinal analysis in an elderly community sample
    H Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Gerontology 46:276-92. 2000
    ..However, it is not known whether changes in these predictor variables are associated with changes in cognitive functioning...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mental health nurses' beliefs about likely outcomes for people with schizophrenia or depression: a comparison with the public and other healthcare professionals
    T M Caldwell
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ment Health Nurs 10:42-54. 2001
    ..Given the potential impact on consumers and the public, all practitioners need to be aware of their own beliefs and those of their professional colleagues...
  77. ncbi request reprint Association of a functional polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene with anxiety-related temperament and behavior problems in children: a longitudinal study from infancy to the mid-teens
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Mol Psychiatry 5:542-7. 2000
    ..However, at ages 13-14 years and 15-16 years, the long/long genotype was associated with higher anxiety. These findings do not support an association of the short allele with anxiety-related traits in early life...
  78. ncbi request reprint Some contributions to the epidemiology of dementia and depression
    A S Henderson
    National Health and Medical Research Council Social Psychiatry Research Unit, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:145-54. 1997
    ..To give an account of how a research programme in epidemiology at the NHMRC Social Psychiatry Research Unit developed, and an overview of work completed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Public beliefs about the helpfulness of interventions for depression: effects on actions taken when experiencing anxiety and depression symptoms
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:619-26. 2000
    ..However, it is not known whether the public's beliefs actually influence their behaviour when they develop psychiatric symptoms...
  80. ncbi request reprint "Mental health literacy": a survey of the public's ability to recognise mental disorders and their beliefs about the effectiveness of treatment
    A F Jorm
    NHMRC Social Psychiatry Research Unit, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 166:182-6. 1997
    ..To assess the public's recognition of mental disorders and their beliefs about the effectiveness of various treatments ("mental health literacy")...
  81. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and other predictors of health care consumption by Vietnam veterans
    R P Marshall
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian National University, Canberra, New South Wales
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1609-11. 1998
    ..Alcohol consumption was not related to health care costs. Other important variables contributing to costs were depression, educational status, the quality of the repatriation experience, and social support...
  82. doi request reprint Desire for social distance from people with mental disorders
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:183-200. 2009
    ..It is concluded that future research on social distance needs to focus on better evaluation of interventions and examine discriminatory and supportive behaviours in real life rather than in hypothetical situations...
  83. ncbi request reprint Providing information about the effectiveness of treatment options to depressed people in the community: a randomized controlled trial of effects on mental health literacy, help-seeking and symptoms
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Psychol Med 33:1071-9. 2003
    ..To facilitate choices about treatment, the present study examined the effects of providing depressed people in the community with evidence on whether various treatment options work...
  84. ncbi request reprint General practice encounters for psychological problems in rural, remote and metropolitan areas in Australia
    T M Caldwell
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:774-80. 2004
    ..This article investigated rates of GP services for psychological problems across rural, remote and metropolitan areas...
  85. ncbi request reprint COMT and DRD3 polymorphisms, environmental exposures, and personality traits related to common mental disorders
    A S Henderson
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Am J Med Genet 96:102-7. 2000
    ..We conclude that neither the COMT nor DRD3 polymorphisms are associated with anxiety, depression, or alcohol abuse. Am. J. Med. Genet. (Neuropsychiatr. Genet.) 96:102-107, 2000..
  86. pmc First aid recommendations for psychosis: using the Delphi method to gain consensus between mental health consumers, carers, and clinicians
    Robyn L Langlands
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 34:435-43. 2008
    ..Members of the general public often lack the knowledge and skills to intervene effectively to help someone who may be developing a psychotic illness before appropriate professional help is received...
  87. ncbi request reprint Who uses mental health services in Australia? An analysis of data from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    R A Parslow
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:997-1008. 2000
    ..This study sought to identify sociodemographic and psychological measures associated with utilisation of mental health services in Australia, using information collected through the 1997 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing...
  88. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards people with depression: effects on the public's help-seeking and outcome when experiencing common psychiatric symptoms
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:612-8. 2000
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease: risk and protection
    A F Jorm
    National Health and Medical Research Centre Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Med J Aust 167:443-6. 1997
    ..Possible protection factors, such as anti-inflammatory drugs, oestrogen replacement therapy and a high education level, are of great interest because they suggest possible preventive action...
  90. ncbi request reprint Age is no kinder to the better educated: absence of an association investigated using latent growth techniques in a community sample
    H Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Psychol Med 31:15-28. 2001
    ..Most importantly, practice effects may favour the better educated and hence account for the supposed protective effect in many longitudinal studies of cognitive change...
  91. ncbi request reprint Actions taken to cope with depression at different levels of severity: a community survey
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Psychol Med 34:293-9. 2004
    ..Little is known about the actions taken by these people to reduce their symptoms. The present study aimed to assess, in a community sample, actions taken to cope with depression at different levels of psychological distress...
  92. ncbi request reprint Impact of pet ownership on elderly Australians' use of medical services: an analysis using Medicare data
    A F Jorm
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra
    Med J Aust 166:376-7. 1997
    ..To determine whether pet ownership by elderly people is associated with lower use of health services...
  93. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards people with a mental disorder: a survey of the Australian public and health professionals
    A F Jorm
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:77-83. 1999
    ..The aim of this paper was to compare the Australian public's attitudes towards people who have been treated for a mental disorder with the attitudes of general practitioners, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists...
  94. ncbi request reprint Reproductive period and cognitive function in a representative sample of naturally postmenopausal women aged 60-64 years
    L F Low
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Climacteric 8:380-9. 2005
    ..In women, the highest levels of endogenous estrogen occur during their reproductive period, between menarche and menopause...
  95. ncbi request reprint Long-term benzodiazepine use by elderly people living in the community
    A F Jorm
    NHMRC Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:7-10. 2000
    ..To investigate the prevalence of long-term benzodiazepine use in an elderly community sample, and factors associated with such use...
  96. ncbi request reprint First aid for depression: a Delphi consensus study with consumers, carers and clinicians
    Robyn L Langlands
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 105:157-65. 2008
    ..It is unclear how members of the public can best support individuals who are developing a depressive episode before appropriate professional help is received...
  97. ncbi request reprint MRI hyperintensities and depressive symptoms in a community sample of individuals 60-64 years old
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 162:699-705. 2005
    ..The present study investigates the association in a younger community sample (age 60-64 years) of depressed subjects and comparison groups for potential mediating and confounding variables...
  98. ncbi request reprint Age and gender differences among Australian suicide ideators: prevalence and correlates
    A Kate Fairweather
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:130-6. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Memory complaints as a precursor of memory impairment in older people: a longitudinal analysis over 7-8 years
    A F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Psychol Med 31:441-9. 2001
    ..However, current negative affect (anxiety and depression symptoms) shows the greatest association with memory complaints...
  100. ncbi request reprint Mental health nurses' beliefs about interventions for schizophrenia and depression: a comparison with psychiatrists and the public
    T M Caldwell
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:602-11. 2000
    ..Factors affecting nurses' beliefs were also investigated...