Affiliation: University of Queensland
- Methodological issues associated with collecting sensitive information over the telephone--experience from an Australian non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) prevalence studyAnne W Taylor
Population Research and Outcome Studies, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5000, Australia
BMC Med Res Methodol 11:20. 2011..Collecting these data via a large scale population survey presents challenges to survey methodologists. This paper addresses the methodological issues associated with collecting this type of data via CATI...
- Self-injury in Australia: a community surveyGraham Martin
Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 193:506-10. 2010..To understand self-injury and its correlates in the Australian population...
- Attributable risk of psychiatric and socio-economic factors for suicide from individual-level, population-based studies: a systematic reviewZhuoyang Li
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
Soc Sci Med 72:608-16. 2011....
- The prevalence and correlates of hallucinations in Australian adolescents: results from a national surveyJames Scott
Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, 4029, Australia
Schizophr Res 107:179-85. 2009..Further research may assist in understanding the variable trajectory of children and adolescents who hallucinate...
- Predictors of continuation and cessation of nonsuicidal self-injuryTori Andrews
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
J Adolesc Health 53:40-6. 2013..This paper reports the first prospective study of risk factors for continuation of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) during adolescence...
- Effectiveness of Australian youth suicide prevention initiativesAndrew Page
Discipline of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
Br J Psychiatry 199:423-9. 2011....
- Taming the adolescent mind: preliminary report of a mindfulness-based psychological intervention for adolescents with clinical heterogeneous mental health diagnosesLucy Tan
Northwest Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Royal Children s Hospital, 49 Corrigan St, Keperra, Brisbane, Australia
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 18:300-12. 2013..It was hypothesized that the intervention would improve mindfulness, mental health outcomes and decrease psychological distress and symptoms...
- Perceived academic performance, self-esteem and locus of control as indicators of need for assessment of adolescent suicide risk: implications for teachersGraham Martin
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J Adolesc 28:75-87. 2005..There is currently a need for research into indicators that could be used by non-clinical professionals working with young people, to inform the need for referral for further clinical assessment of those at risk of suicide...
- Correlates of firesetting in a community sample of young adolescentsGraham Martin
The University of Queensland, Mental Health Centre, K Floor, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:148-54. 2004..To investigate relationships between firesetting, antisocial behaviour, individual, family and parenting factors in a large community sample of adolescents...
- Psychological and psychosocial functioning of children with burn scarring using cosmetic camouflage: a multi-centre prospective randomised controlled trialJessica Maskell
The Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia School of Social Work and Human Services, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia Electronic address
Burns 40:135-49. 2014..This study investigated whether using cosmetic camouflage (Microskin™) had a positive impact on health-related quality of life, self-concept and psychopathology for children and adolescents (8-17 years) with burn scarring...
- Sociodemographic correlates of antidepressant utilisation in AustraliaAndrew N Page
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 190:479-83. 2009..To investigate sociodemographic variation in antidepressant utilisation...
- A transdisciplinary approach to adolescent forensic mental healthStephen Stathis
Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:746-52. 2004..To examine new strategies which may be implemented to address the significant mental health and substance abuse problems of young people within the juvenile justice system...
- Psychosocial functioning differences in pediatric burn survivors compared with healthy normsJessica Maskell
Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
J Burn Care Res 34:465-76. 2013..Psychosocial support is necessary to build positive coping strategies and manage the unpleasant social experiences that may reduce quality of life. ..
- Child maltreatment, subsequent non-suicidal self-injury and the mediating roles of dissociation, alexithymia and self-blameSarah Swannell
Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Mental Health Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Australia
Child Abuse Negl 36:572-84. 2012..The current retrospective case-control study examined associations between child maltreatment and later NSSI, and investigated the mediating roles of dissociation, alexithymia, and self-blame...
- Suicidal behavior after a traumatic eventKarolina Krysinska
Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies in Young People, University of Queensland, Australia
J Trauma Nurs 16:103-10. 2009..Possible mechanisms mediating the relationship between trauma and suicide are presented along with suicide risk assessment implications for trauma nurses...
- The struggle to prevent and evaluate: application of population attributable risk and preventive fraction to suicide prevention researchKarolina Krysinska
Research Officer of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies in Young People, University of Queensland, Australia
Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:548-57. 2009..Despite several methodological and conceptual limitations, both PAR and PF are valuable instruments to inform development and evaluation of suicide prevention programs...
- Motivations for self-injury in an adolescent inpatient population: development of a self-report measureSarah Swannell
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 16:98-103. 2008..The aim of this study was to develop and pilot an instrument for the assessment of self-injury in adolescent inpatients...
- Physical activity and depressive symptoms in American adolescentsLaura N Desha
Division of Ocupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
J Sport Exerc Psychol 29:534-43. 2007..33, 7.87). Results highlight gender variability in the psychosocial correlates of sporting participation and prompt further investigation of the relevance of current physical activity guidelines for mental health in adolescence...
- Recent declines in Australian male suicide are real, not artefactualAndrew Page
Discipline of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Public Health Building, Herston Road, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:358-63. 2010..The aim of the present study was to clarify the extent to which the recorded marked decline in young male suicide (20-34 years) in Australia since 1998 is attributable to misclassification of cause of death information...
- Sexual abuse and suicidality: gender differences in a large community sample of adolescentsGraham Martin
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Child Abuse Negl 28:491-503. 2004..A cross-sectional study of gender specific relationships between self-reported child sexual abuse and suicidality in a community sample of adolescents...
- Perceived academic performance and alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use: longitudinal relationships in young community adolescentsHelen A Bergen
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Herston, QLD, Australia
Addict Behav 30:1563-73. 2005..To study longitudinal relationships between perception of academic performance (PAP) and alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use at age 13 and 15 years...
- A preliminary case series on the use of quetiapine for posttraumatic stress disorder in juveniles within a youth detention centerStephen Stathis
Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:539-44. 2005..Caution is needed in interpreting these findings. Both larger open-label and blinded trials are warranted to define the use of quetiapine in the treatment of PTSD in the adolescent forensic population...
- Gundhu Adolescent Wing: providing adolescent beds in a rural acute mental health unitElizabeth Tan
Toowoomba District Mental Health Service, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 12:396-400. 2004..To describe the evolution, structure and outcomes of Gundhu Adolescent Wing, Toowoomba, Queensland, which comprises six dedicated beds set aside during development of a new rural acute mental health unit...