A Vance

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: the importance of psychosocial and medication treatments
    Alasdair Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:E33-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Right parietal dysfunction in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type: a functional MRI study
    A Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Mol Psychiatry 12:826-32, 793. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial memory deficits in adolescent onset schizophrenia
    A Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 93:345-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type, dysthymic disorder and anxiety disorders: differential patterns of neurodevelopmental deficits
    Alasdair Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 143:213-22. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial working memory deficits in adolescent onset schizophrenia
    A Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 87:223-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Dysthymic disorder contributes to oppositional defiant behaviour in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, combined type (ADHD-CT)
    Alasdair Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    J Affect Disord 86:329-33. 2005
  7. doi request reprint The association of visuospatial working memory with dysthymic disorder in pre-pubertal children
    T Franklin
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 40:253-61. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Contextual abnormalities of saccadic inhibition in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    S Cairney
    The Neurophysiology nd Neurovisual Research Unit, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    Exp Brain Res 141:507-18. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Abnormal executive function in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the effect of stimulant medication and age on spatial working memory
    R Barnett
    Maroondah Hospital Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 31:1107-15. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Fronto-parietal activation in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type: functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    T Silk
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 187:282-3. 2005

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: the importance of psychosocial and medication treatments
    Alasdair Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:E33-7. 2012
    ..This annotation briefly outlines the emerging evidence that supports the role of psychosocial treatment alongside medication treatment in the management of ADHD. Future significant clinical directions are noted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Right parietal dysfunction in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type: a functional MRI study
    A Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Mol Psychiatry 12:826-32, 793. 2007
    ..Our findings with a child cohort confirm previous reports of right striatal-parietal dysfunction in adolescents with ADHD-CT. This dysfunction suggests a widespread maturational deficit that may be developmental stage independent...
  3. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial memory deficits in adolescent onset schizophrenia
    A Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 93:345-9. 2007
    ..The impaired encoding phase of visuospatial memory in the adolescent-onset schizophrenia group is consistent with findings in adult onset schizophrenia samples, suggesting a developmental stage-independent deficit...
  4. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type, dysthymic disorder and anxiety disorders: differential patterns of neurodevelopmental deficits
    Alasdair Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 143:213-22. 2006
    ..Future studies will explore whether the above more specific neurological subtle signs are developmental phase specific or independent associations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial working memory deficits in adolescent onset schizophrenia
    A Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 87:223-7. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Dysthymic disorder contributes to oppositional defiant behaviour in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, combined type (ADHD-CT)
    Alasdair Vance
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    J Affect Disord 86:329-33. 2005
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  7. doi request reprint The association of visuospatial working memory with dysthymic disorder in pre-pubertal children
    T Franklin
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne and Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 40:253-61. 2010
    ..This study investigates VSWM impairment in children with DD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contextual abnormalities of saccadic inhibition in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    S Cairney
    The Neurophysiology nd Neurovisual Research Unit, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    Exp Brain Res 141:507-18. 2001
    ..Furthermore, deficits in executive function and inhibitory control appear independent in children with ADHD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Abnormal executive function in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the effect of stimulant medication and age on spatial working memory
    R Barnett
    Maroondah Hospital Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 31:1107-15. 2001
    ..These deficits were not present in the current sample of children who were receiving psychostimulant medication...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fronto-parietal activation in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type: functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    T Silk
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 187:282-3. 2005
    ..These different neuroactivation patterns indicate widespread frontal, striatal and parietal dysfunction in adolescents with ADHD-CT...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of internalizing and externalizing disorders in medication-naive, clinically referred children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type and dysthymic disorder
    Michelle Sanders
    University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne Victoria 3052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:359-65. 2005
    ..We describe the characteristics of parent- and child-reported internalizing and externalizing disorders in primary school-age children with ADHD-CT and DD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lateralized deficit of response inhibition in early-onset schizophrenia
    Mark A Bellgrove
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:495-505. 2006
    ..Relatively few studies have examined response inhibition in schizophrenia, and none in adolescent patients with early-onset schizophrenia (EOS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Which anxiety disorders may differentiate attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type with dysthymic disorder from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type alone?
    Alasdair Vance
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:563-9. 2003
    ..We investigated the association of anxiety, defined from a parent or child perspective, with primary school-age children with ADHD-CT with and without dysthymic disorder...
  14. doi request reprint Neurocognitive function in attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder with and without comorbid disruptive behaviour disorders
    Rebecca Barnett
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:722-30. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of psychosocial correlates in primary school age children with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder- combined type, with and without dysthymic disorder
    Katrina Harris
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, Melbourne, Vic, 3052, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:419-26. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Repeated assessment of cognition in children and the measurement of performance change
    Catherine M Mollica
    School of Psychological Science, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Child Neuropsychol 11:303-10. 2005
    ..An estimate of the measurement error within each of the tests is provided, and recommendations are made regarding the application of this assessment battery for measuring cognitive change in children...
  17. doi request reprint Measuring psychosocial risk in families caring for a child with cancer: the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT2.0)
    Maria C McCarthy
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:78-83. 2009
    ..0 in an Australian pediatric oncology sample. Further aims included examining mothers' and fathers' PAT2.0 scores, change in psychosocial risk over time, and the relationship between treatment intensity and psychosocial risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Local-global processing in early-onset schizophrenia: evidence for an impairment in shifting the spatial scale of attention
    Mark A Bellgrove
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Brain Cogn 51:48-65. 2003
    ..These findings suggest an impaired ability to shift the spatial scale of attention from a global to a local spatial scale in early-onset schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Olfactory impairments in child attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Felicity R Karsz
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1462-8. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Development of a statistical approach to classifying treatment response in individual children with ADHD
    Catherine M Mollica
    School of Psychological Science, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 19:445-56. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates an evidence-based approach to evaluating concurrent cognitive and behavioural improvement in individual children with ADHD following treatment with stimulant medication...
  21. doi request reprint Differences in motor imagery between children with developmental coordination disorder with and without the combined type of ADHD
    Matthew Lewis
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:608-12. 2008
    ..These findings add to the emerging literature characterizing intended and actual motor impairments associated with DCD alone...
  22. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with parent and teacher reports of aggression in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Amanda Connolly
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:667-75. 2010
    ..It was hypothesized that greater impairment in each would be associated with higher levels of both parent-rated and teacher-rated aggression...
  23. doi request reprint Developing the 'youth model' in mental health services
    Peter Birleson
    Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 16:22-6. 2008
    ..Several issues were examined through asking key questions and answering these from the perspective of two academically oriented child and adolescent psychiatrists...
  24. ncbi request reprint A possible behavioural and cognitive phenotype for the 47,XYY karyotype in a pre-pubertal child
    Chris Davey
    Academic Child Psychiatry Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:72-4. 2007
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Longitudinal study of 47,XYY cases recognized prenatally are needed to confirm the preliminary findings described in this report...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of parent- and child-reported anxiety in psychostimulant medication naïve, clinically referred children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type (ADHD-CT)
    Alasdair Vance
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:234-9. 2002
    ..We describe the characteristics of parent-reported child anxiety disorders and child-reported anxiety disorders in primary school-age children with ADHD-CT...
  26. doi request reprint Randomized double-blind multicentre placebo-controlled clinical trial of the clonidine adhesive patch for the treatment of tic disorders
    Ya song Du
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:807-13. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the therapeutic effectiveness and safety of the clonidine adhesive patch in treating tic disorders...
  27. doi request reprint Genetics of cognitive deficits in ADHD: clues for novel treatment methods
    Mark A Bellgrove
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, School of Psychology and the Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072 Queensland, Australia
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:553-61. 2008
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