J M Najman

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Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mothers' mental illness and child behavior problems: cause-effect association or observation bias?
    J M Najman
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:592-602. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Bias influencing maternal reports of child behaviour and emotional state
    J M Najman
    School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:186-94. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: The Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy (MUSP)
    J M Najman
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:992-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing body mass index from age 5 to 14 years predicts asthma among adolescents: evidence from a birth cohort study
    A A Mamun
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:578-83. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Maternal smoking during and after pregnancy and lung function in early adulthood: a prospective study
    M R Hayatbakhsh
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Thorax 64:810-4. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of maternal misclassifications of their offspring's weight status: a longitudinal study
    A A Mamun
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:48-54. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The mental health of women 6 months after they give birth to an unwanted baby: a longitudinal study
    J M Najman
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 32:241-7. 1991
  8. doi request reprint Adolescents bullying and young adults body mass index and obesity: a longitudinal study
    A A Mamun
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1140-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Family and early life factors associated with changes in overweight status between ages 5 and 14 years: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes
    A A Mamun
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:475-82. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Does a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy help predict future essential hypertension? Findings from a prospective pregnancy cohort study
    L K Callaway
    Department of Internal Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 27:309-14. 2013

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Mothers' mental illness and child behavior problems: cause-effect association or observation bias?
    J M Najman
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:592-602. 2000
    ..However, the validity of this finding is in doubt because the majority of these studies have relied on maternal reports as indicators of children's behavior...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bias influencing maternal reports of child behaviour and emotional state
    J M Najman
    School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:186-94. 2001
    ..We examine two potential sources of bias that may influence reports of a child's behaviour/mental health. The first is the mental or emotional impairment of the respondent; the second concerns gender-related expectations of children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: The Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy (MUSP)
    J M Najman
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:992-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing body mass index from age 5 to 14 years predicts asthma among adolescents: evidence from a birth cohort study
    A A Mamun
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:578-83. 2007
    ..This study aims to examine the prospective association between change in body mass index (BMI) z-score between ages 5 and 14 years and asthma symptoms at 14 years...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal smoking during and after pregnancy and lung function in early adulthood: a prospective study
    M R Hayatbakhsh
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Thorax 64:810-4. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of maternal misclassifications of their offspring's weight status: a longitudinal study
    A A Mamun
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:48-54. 2008
    ..Very little is known about the factors influencing parental misclassifications of a child's weight status. The aim of this study is to examine the predictors of maternal misclassifications of their adolescent offspring's weight status...
  7. ncbi request reprint The mental health of women 6 months after they give birth to an unwanted baby: a longitudinal study
    J M Najman
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 32:241-7. 1991
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Adolescents bullying and young adults body mass index and obesity: a longitudinal study
    A A Mamun
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1140-6. 2013
    ..To examine whether adolescent males and females who were victims of bullying were at greater risk of a higher body mass index (BMI) and obesity by young adulthood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Family and early life factors associated with changes in overweight status between ages 5 and 14 years: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes
    A A Mamun
    Longitudinal Studies Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:475-82. 2005
    ..To describe different patterns of overweight status between ages 5 and 14 y and examine the role of modifiable family and early life characteristics in explaining different patterns of change between these two ages...
  10. doi request reprint Does a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy help predict future essential hypertension? Findings from a prospective pregnancy cohort study
    L K Callaway
    Department of Internal Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 27:309-14. 2013
    ..This suggests that counseling regarding lifestyle modification and ongoing blood pressure monitoring might reasonably be provided to all pregnant and postpartum women with identifiable risk factors for future hypertension...
  11. doi request reprint Smoking behaviour in pregnancy and its impact on smoking cessation at various intervals during follow-up over 21 years: a prospective cohort study
    D Rattan
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    BJOG 120:288-95; discussion 296. 2013
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Early childhood factors influencing health-related quality of life in adolescents at 13 years
    A J Wilkins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:102-9. 2004
    ..To understand the relationship of health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) to early life experience...
  13. ncbi request reprint Couple distress after sudden infant or perinatal death: a 30-month follow up
    J C Vance
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:368-72. 2002
    ..To examine, using a 30-month prospective study, patterns of anxiety, depression and alcohol use in couples following stillbirth, neonatal death or sudden infant death syndrome...
  14. pmc Is being overweight associated with behavioural problems in childhood and adolescence? Findings from the Mater-University study of pregnancy and its outcomes
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:692-7. 2005
    ..To examine the associations between being overweight and behavioural problems at ages 5 and 14...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early adolescent smoking and a web of personal and social disadvantage
    L S Conwell
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Mater Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:580-5. 2003
    ..To examine concurrent physical, educational, behavioural, social and family factors associated with cigarette smoking in adolescents at 14 years...
  16. pmc Health and demographic characteristics of respondents in an Australian national sexuality survey: comparison with population norms
    D M Purdie
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:748-53. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of breastfeeding on child development at 5 years: a cohort study
    P J Quinn
    Child Development and, Rehabilitation Services, Mater Children's Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:465-9. 2001
    ..8 points for males when compared to those never breastfed. CONCLUSION: These findings suggest a significant benefit to child development is conferred by breastfeeding and is related independently to longer periods of breastfeeding...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of bullying with adolescent health-related quality of life
    A Wilkins-Shurmer
    Armadale Community Health and Development Centre, Armadale, Western Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:436-41. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between being bullied and health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in adolescence...