R McGee

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation in clubs and groups from childhood to adolescence and its effects on attachment and self-esteem
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Adolesc 29:1-17. 2006
  2. pmc Tobacco imagery on New Zealand television 2002-2004
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Box 913 Dunedin, New Zealand
    Tob Control 15:412-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The long-term significance of teacher-rated hyperactivity and reading ability in childhood: findings from two longitudinal studies
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:1004-17. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Purchasing of cigarettes by New Zealand secondary students in 2000
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:485-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Parental tobacco smoking behaviour and their children's smoking and cessation in adulthood
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Otago, New Zealand
    Addiction 101:1193-201. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Is cigarette smoking associated with suicidal ideation among young people?
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 162:619-20. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Observations of summer sun protection among children in New Zealand: 1998-2000
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 115:103-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Weapon carrying in a sample of high school students in New Zealand
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:13-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Low self-esteem and hopelessness in childhood and suicidal ideation in early adulthood
    R McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:281-91. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of persistent smoking and quitting among women smokers
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioral Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Box 913, Dunedin, NZ, New Zealand
    Addict Behav 31:1711-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation in clubs and groups from childhood to adolescence and its effects on attachment and self-esteem
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Adolesc 29:1-17. 2006
    ..The effect of participation in adolescence is to widen the "social convoy" to which young people are exposed as well as strengthening relationships within that convoy...
  2. pmc Tobacco imagery on New Zealand television 2002-2004
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Box 913 Dunedin, New Zealand
    Tob Control 15:412-4. 2006
    ..The effect of this imagery in contributing to young viewers taking up smoking, and sustaining the addiction among those already smoking, deserves more research attention...
  3. ncbi request reprint The long-term significance of teacher-rated hyperactivity and reading ability in childhood: findings from two longitudinal studies
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:1004-17. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Purchasing of cigarettes by New Zealand secondary students in 2000
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:485-8. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of under-age sales of cigarettes to New Zealand secondary school students in 2000 and to identify correlates of buying cigarettes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Parental tobacco smoking behaviour and their children's smoking and cessation in adulthood
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Otago, New Zealand
    Addiction 101:1193-201. 2006
    ..To examine the extent to which childhood exposure to parental tobacco smoking, smoking cessation and parental disapproval of smoking predicts daily smoking and attempts to quit in adulthood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is cigarette smoking associated with suicidal ideation among young people?
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Psychiatry 162:619-20. 2005
    ..The authors examined the association between suicidal ideation in early adulthood and daily tobacco smoking in a community sample of adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Observations of summer sun protection among children in New Zealand: 1998-2000
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 115:103-6. 2002
    ..To examine sun protection among New Zealand children (ten years and under) at beaches and playgrounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Weapon carrying in a sample of high school students in New Zealand
    Rob McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:13-5. 2005
    ..To examine self-report of carrying weapons and correlates in a sample of New Zealand high school students...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low self-esteem and hopelessness in childhood and suicidal ideation in early adulthood
    R McGee
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:281-91. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of persistent smoking and quitting among women smokers
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioral Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Box 913, Dunedin, NZ, New Zealand
    Addict Behav 31:1711-5. 2006
    ..Being a young mother and number of cigarettes smoked at baseline predicted subsequent persistent smoking while high levels of anxiety significantly predicted subsequent quitting...
  11. pmc Alcohol imagery on New Zealand television
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Box 913 Dunedin, New Zealand
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:6. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking among fourth form school students in Wellington, New Zealand, 1991-97
    A I Reeder
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:494-500. 1999
    ..To investigate trends in smoking and associated demographic factors among fourth form (14-15 years) school students...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sun protection practices, knowledge and attitudes to tans among New Zealand adolescents, 1991-1997
    R Richards
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 114:229-31. 2001
    ..To examine change in the self-reported sun protection, knowledge and attitudes to tans amongst fourth form students from 1991 to 1997...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sunburn and sun protection among New Zealand adolescents over a summer weekend
    R Richards
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:352-4. 2001
    ..To examine predictors of sunburn and sun protection practices during summer weekends within a sample of NZ adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint The horizontal equity of health care in New Zealand
    D Peacock
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:126-30. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Are young adults checking their skin for melanoma?
    H M Douglass
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:562-7. 1998
    ..This study fills a gap in the literature regarding self screening for melanoma in young adults and identifies ways in which future prevention campaigns might be modified to address the concerns of this age group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Inattentive and hyperactive behaviors and driving offenses in adolescence
    S Nada-Raja
    Health Research Council of New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 36:515-22. 1997
    ..The associations between symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder, anxiety, or depression and no disorder in relation to driving offenses were examined in 916 adolescents...
  18. pmc Effectiveness and economic evaluation of a nurse delivered home exercise programme to prevent falls. 2: Controlled trial in multiple centres
    M C Robertson
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMJ 322:701-4. 2001
    ..To assess the effectiveness of trained nurses based in general practices individually prescribing a home exercise programme to reduce falls and injuries in elderly people and to estimate the cost effectiveness of the programme...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions of violence and its prevention
    Louise Marsh
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:224-9. 2007
    ..This was in response to an earlier survey of Dunedin young people and will assist in the development of a broader quantitative study on aggression among high schools students...
  20. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Disposable income, and spending on fast food, alcohol, cigarettes, and gambling by New Zealand secondary school students
    Helen Darling
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Adolesc 29:837-43. 2006
    ..Spending by youth has obvious public health implications, particularly when it is concentrated on products that have a negative health impact...
  21. doi request reprint Brief report: Text bullying and traditional bullying among New Zealand secondary school students
    Louise Marsh
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Adolesc 33:237-40. 2010
    ..Students involved in text bullying were significantly more likely to be involved in traditional forms of bullying and were less likely to feel safe at school...
  22. doi request reprint College students' readiness to reduce binge drinking: criterion validity of a brief measure
    Rob McGee
    Cancer Society of NZ Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Preventive and Social Medicine, Frederick St, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:236-8. 2010
    ..The contemplation ladder for alcohol was sensitive to other alcohol-related behaviours, and may be useful in surveys of drinking where a brief measure of readiness to change is needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Making policy decisions about population screening for breast cancer: the role of citizens' deliberation
    Charlotte Paul
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Health Policy 85:314-20. 2008
    ..In particular, whether the New Zealand government should offer free mammography screening to all women aged 40-49 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is there a relation between school smoking policies and youth cigarette smoking knowledge and behaviors?
    Helen Darling
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Health Educ Res 21:108-15. 2006
    ..The results suggest that having a school tobacco policy was unrelated to the prevalence of tobacco use among students, tobacco purchasing behavior and knowledge of the negative health effects of tobacco...
  25. ncbi request reprint Access to tobacco products by New Zealand youth
    Helen Darling
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1408. 2005
    ..To describe the sources of cigarettes for under-age youth who had smoked in the previous month, the frequency of their purchases and the revenue generated...
  26. doi request reprint Adolescent screen time and attachment to parents and peers
    Rosalina Richards
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin Medical School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 9015
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:258-62. 2010
    ..To examine associations between screen time (television, video or DVD, gaming, and computer use) and attachment to parents and peers in 2 cohorts of adolescents 16 years apart...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence and attempts to quit or cut down among young adult smokers
    A I Reeder
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 114:403-6. 2001
    ..To describe tobacco smoking behaviours, attempts to cut down or quit, and estimate the prevalence of DSM-IV nicotine dependence among young adult smokers. To relate these findings to population demand for national Quitline services...
  28. ncbi request reprint High prevalence, persistent hazardous drinking among New Zealand tertiary students
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:457-64. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of hazardous drinking and alcohol-related negative consequences in New Zealand tertiary students, and to identify predictors of hazardous drinking across a 6-month period...
  29. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related problems experienced by university students in New Zealand
    Rob McGee
    Social and Behavioural Research in Cancer Group, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:321-3. 2004
    ..To examine reported problems associated with alcohol use in a large sample of New Zealand university students...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes in adolescence: associations with family, friends and school engagement
    Melissa Carter
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Adolesc 30:51-62. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between connectedness to family and friends, and school engagement, and selected health compromising and health promoting behaviours in a sample of New Zealand adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Caries prevalence and severity in urban Fijian school children
    L M Jamieson
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago School of Medicine, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Paediatr Dent 14:34-40. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and severity of dental caries in a sample of urban Fijian school children...
  32. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the validity and reliability of dental self-report items used in a National Child Nutrition Survey
    Lisa M Jamieson
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:49-54. 2004
    ..To examine the clinical validity and reliability of dental self-report items used in a National Child Nutrition Survey...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of items in the AUDIT questionnaire
    Kypros Kypri
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:465-7. 2002
    ..To test for the possibility that tertiary students misinterpret certain items on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)...
  34. ncbi request reprint The health of New Zealand youth
    Rob McGee
    N Z Med J 116:U378. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Raising non-smokers
    Jennie Connor
    N Z Med J 120:U2865. 2007
  36. doi request reprint Associations between frequent headaches, persistent smoking, and attempts to quit
    Karen E Waldie
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Headache 48:545-52. 2008
    ..It remains unclear whether smoking behavior leads to headache or visa versa, mainly due to the cross-sectional nature of the majority of this research...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adolescent nicotine use
    Rob McGee
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:265. 2003