G C Patton
Affiliation: University of Melbourne
- Onset of adolescent eating disorders: population based cohort study over 3 yearsG C Patton
Centre for Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria 3052, Australia
BMJ 318:765-8. 1999..To study the predictors of new eating disorders in an adolescent cohort...
- The Gatehouse Project: a systematic approach to mental health promotion in secondary schoolsG C Patton
Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:586-93. 2000..The objective of this paper is to outline the conceptual background and strategy of intervention for a systematic and sustainable approach to mental health promotion in secondary schools...
- Adolescent depressive disorder: a population-based study of ICD-10 symptomsG C Patton
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:741-7. 2000..This study examines the frequency of ICD-10 symptoms in depressive disorder and their association with severity in a large community sample of adolescents aged 15 to 18 years...
- Analysis of binary outcomes in longitudinal studies using weighted estimating equations and discrete-time survival methods: prevalence and incidence of smoking in an adolescent cohortJ B Carlin
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Royal Children s Hospital Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
Stat Med 18:2655-79. 1999..This approach has the advantages of providing estimates of relative risks, being feasible with standard software, and also allowing robust information-sandwich variance estimates...
- Parental 'affectionless control' in adolescent depressive disorderG C Patton
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:475-80. 2001..Whether sub-optimal parenting is associated with a risk for the onset of depression outside the adolescent years has yet to be clarified...
- Building capacity for system-level change in schools: lessons from the Gatehouse ProjectL Bond
Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
Health Educ Behav 28:368-83. 2001..This article describes and accounts for how system-level changes have been made in schools through a process of capacity building. This encourages teachers, parents, and students to view the core business of education differently...
- Life events and early onset depression: cause or consequence?G C Patton
Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Psychol Med 33:1203-10. 2003..Adverse life events prior to episodes of depression are assumed to play a causal role. Earlier studies have, however, not adequately controlled for the potential confounding effects of previous depression...
- A role for the DRD4 exon III VNTR in modifying the association between nicotine dependence and neuroticismJ A Ellis
Environmental and Genetic Epidemiology Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Nicotine Tob Res 13:64-9. 2011....
- Consequences of youth tobacco use: a review of prospective behavioural studiesM Mathers
Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Addiction 101:948-58. 2006..Although health consequences from smoking have been documented, there has been a surprising lack of research into behavioural consequences...
- Monitoring and care of young people at incipient risk of psychosisA R Yung
Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Schizophr Bull 22:283-303. 1996..Patients' needs, timing, and mode of treatment had to be considered. Preliminary data from the service's 20-month pilot phase are presented to help inform these issues...
- Youth alcohol and other drug use in the United States and Australia: a cross-national comparison of three state-wide samplesJ W Toumbourou
Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:515-23. 2005..However, findings suggested that aspects of norm-violating substance use (substance use at school, marijuana use and other illicit drug use) were higher in the US states compared to Victoria...
- The outcome of adolescent eating disorders: findings from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort StudyG C Patton
Centre for Adolescent Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3052, Australia
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:I25-9. 2003..The findings are consistent with the partial syndrome of bulimia nervosa being viewed as a variant of affective disorder with different associated behaviours at particular developmental points...
- COMT Val(158)Met and 5HTTLPR functional loci interact to predict persistence of anxiety across adolescence: results from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort StudyC A Olsson
Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Genes Brain Behav 6:647-52. 2007....
- Preventive interventions for youth suicide: a risk factor-based approachJ M Burns
Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:388-407. 2000..Its goal is to identify areas of 'research need' and to provide an evidence base to identify 'best buy' preventive interventions for youth suicide...
- Morbidity patterns among the underweight, overweight and obese between 2 and 18 years: population-based cross-sectional analysesM Wake
Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 37:86-93. 2013..No study has documented how symptomatic morbidity varies across the body mass index (BMI) spectrum (underweight, normal weight, overweight and obese) or across the entire child and adolescent age range...