Michael Gifford Sawyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of health and school-based services in Australia by young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    Department of Paediatrics, Adelaide University and the Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1355-63. 2004
  2. pmc Perinatal testosterone exposure and autistic-like traits in the general population: a longitudinal pregnancy-cohort study
    Andrew Jo Whitehouse
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, 100 Roberts Road, Subiaco, Western Australia, 6008, Australia
    J Neurodev Disord 4:25. 2012
  3. pmc Resource factors for mental health resilience in early childhood: An analysis with multiple methodologies
    Lauren R Miller-Lewis
    Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 7:6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Nurse perceptions of family home-visiting programmes in Australia and England
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:369-74. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Do help-seeking intentions during early adolescence vary for adolescents experiencing different levels of depressive symptoms?
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 50:236-42. 2012
  6. pmc Relationships between the home environment and physical activity and dietary patterns of preschool children: a cross-sectional study
    Nicola J Spurrier
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia 5042, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:31. 2008
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Life events, coping and depressive symptoms among young adolescents: a one-year prospective study
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Affect Disord 117:48-54. 2009
  9. doi request reprint School-based prevention of depression: a randomised controlled study of the beyondblue schools research initiative
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, and Research and Evaluation Unit, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:199-209. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Time demands of caring for children with autism: what are the implications for maternal mental health?
    Michael G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:620-8. 2010

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of health and school-based services in Australia by young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    Department of Paediatrics, Adelaide University and the Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1355-63. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Perinatal testosterone exposure and autistic-like traits in the general population: a longitudinal pregnancy-cohort study
    Andrew Jo Whitehouse
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, 100 Roberts Road, Subiaco, Western Australia, 6008, Australia
    J Neurodev Disord 4:25. 2012
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  3. pmc Resource factors for mental health resilience in early childhood: An analysis with multiple methodologies
    Lauren R Miller-Lewis
    Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 7:6. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Nurse perceptions of family home-visiting programmes in Australia and England
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:369-74. 2013
    ..This study compared the views and experiences of nurses delivering home-visiting programmes in England and South Australia...
  5. doi request reprint Do help-seeking intentions during early adolescence vary for adolescents experiencing different levels of depressive symptoms?
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 50:236-42. 2012
    ..To investigate whether help-seeking intentions for depressive symptoms vary for adolescents experiencing low, mild-to-moderate, and high levels of depressive symptoms...
  6. pmc Relationships between the home environment and physical activity and dietary patterns of preschool children: a cross-sectional study
    Nicola J Spurrier
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia 5042, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:31. 2008
    ..To assess relationships between characteristics of the home environment and preschool children's physical activity and dietary patterns...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Life events, coping and depressive symptoms among young adolescents: a one-year prospective study
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Affect Disord 117:48-54. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint School-based prevention of depression: a randomised controlled study of the beyondblue schools research initiative
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, and Research and Evaluation Unit, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:199-209. 2010
    ..The present study investigated the effectiveness of a universal intervention designed to reduce depressive symptoms among students commencing high school...
  10. doi request reprint Time demands of caring for children with autism: what are the implications for maternal mental health?
    Michael G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:620-8. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that the quality of home-based care for children with autism may be adversely affected if time pressure experienced by caregivers compromises their mental health and well being...
  11. doi request reprint The mental health and wellbeing of adolescents on remand in Australia
    Michael G Sawyer
    University of Adelaide Research and Evaluation Unit, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:551-9. 2010
    ..To compare the nature and prevalence of mental health problems, prevalence of suicidal ideation and behaviour, and health-related quality of life of 13-17-year-olds on remand with that of 13-17-year-olds in the general community...
  12. doi request reprint School-based prevention of depression: a 2-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial of the beyondblue schools research initiative
    Michael G Sawyer
    Discipline of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 47:297-304. 2010
    ..The results from annual assessments during the 3-year intervention and a 2-year follow-up are reported...
  13. doi request reprint Mental health problems among young people on remand: has anything changed since 1989?
    Michael G Sawyer
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide and Research and Evaluation Unit, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:594-7. 2010
    ..To compare the prevalence of mental health problems reported among adolescents on remand in 1989 and 2008/09 with the prevalence among adolescents in the general community...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluating population-level interventions for young people's mental health: challenges and opportunities
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 5:46-51. 2011
    ..To identify key issues relevant to the delivery and evaluation of population-level mental health interventions for children and adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Time demands of caring for children with cerebral palsy: what are the implications for maternal mental health?
    Michael G Sawyer
    Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, Adelaide, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:338-43. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between maternal mental health problems and the time required by mothers to care for children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  16. doi request reprint Four-year prospective study of BMI and mental health problems in young children
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Pediatrics 128:677-84. 2011
    ..To investigate prospectively the relationship between BMI and the mental health and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of young children...
  17. doi request reprint Child psychiatry curricula in undergraduate medical education
    Michael Gifford Sawyer
    University of Adelaide and the Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:139-47. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Undergraduate teaching of child and adolescent psychiatry in Australia: survey of current practice
    Michael Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:675-81. 2007
    ..To identify the goals, content, and time allocated for undergraduate child psychiatry teaching programmes in Australian medical schools...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the quality of life of children with asthma and family functioning
    M G Sawyer
    University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Asthma 38:279-84. 2001
    ..Treatment approaches designed to improve family functioning may reduce the extent to which children are bothered by their asthma symptoms and thus improve their quality of life...
  20. ncbi request reprint The mental health of young people in Australia: key findings from the child and adolescent component of the national survey of mental health and well-being
    M G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:806-14. 2001
    ..To identify rates of health-risk behaviours among adolescents with mental health problems...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with mental disorders
    Michael G Sawyer
    Department of Paediatrics and Psychiatry, Adelaide University, South Australia, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:530-7. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of medication by young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Michael G Sawyer
    Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:21-5. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of psychotropic medication use by children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and children without ADHD. To identify factors associated with stimulant use by children in the community...
  23. ncbi request reprint A symposium on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Determining child mental health
    Michael Sawyer
    Public Health Research Unit Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:483-5. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness in adolescents
    Michael G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 179:237. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship between health-related quality of life, pain and coping strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    M G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:325-30. 2004
    ..To compare reports describing these variables obtained from children and their parents...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with chronic illness--a two year prospective study
    Michael G Sawyer
    Women s and Children s Hospital, and Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Qual Life Res 13:1309-19. 2004
    ..CHQ scores describing their physical health reported by children with CF declined significantly but there was no significant change in scores rating interference with physical and family activities...
  27. ncbi request reprint A two-year prospective study of the health-related quality of life of children with chronic illness--the parents' perspective
    M G Sawyer
    Women s and Children s Hospital, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Qual Life Res 14:395-405. 2005
    ..In several domains, the HRQL of children with asthma or diabetes improved over the 2 years of the study. This improvement was less evident for children with CF...
  28. ncbi request reprint The relationship between health-related quality of life, pain, and coping strategies in juvenile arthritis--a one year prospective study
    Michael G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, South Australia, Australia
    Qual Life Res 14:1585-98. 2005
    ..However, there was little evidence that pain coping strategies mediated the relationship between children's experience of pain and their HRQL...
  29. ncbi request reprint The mental health and wellbeing of children and adolescents in home-based foster care
    Michael G Sawyer
    Women s and Children s Hospital, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 186:181-4. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: the child and adolescent component
    M G Sawyer
    Research and Evaluation Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:214-20. 2000
    ..This paper describes the Child and Adolescent Component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Validity of DSM-IVADHD subtypes in a nationally representative sample of Australian children and adolescents
    B W Graetz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1410-7. 2001
    ..To examine the discriminant validity of DSM-IV attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) subtypes in a nationally representative sample of Australian youths...
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of parental and family adjustment on the later psychological adjustment of children treated for cancer
    M G Sawyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 37:815-22. 1998
    ..To examine the relationship between parental adjustment and family adjustment during the period after the children's diagnosis of cancer and the psychological adjustment of children 2 years after their diagnosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and behavioural determinants of blood lead concentrations in children aged 11-13 years. The Port Pirie Cohort Study
    P A Baghurst
    Public Health Research Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 170:63-7. 1999
    ..To describe the determinants of blood lead concentration in children with long term environmental exposure to lead...