Michael Tarren-Sweeney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Canterbury
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of aberrant eating among pre-adolescent children in foster care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Education, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:623-34. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The mental health of children in out-of-home care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Educational Studies and Human Development, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:345-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint An exploratory investigation of abnormal pain response among preadolescent children in foster care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:65-79. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Concordance of mental health impairment and service utilization among children in care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:481-95. 2010
  5. doi request reprint It's time to re-think mental health services for children in care, and those adopted from care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    University of Canterbury, New Zealand and University of Newcastle, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:613-26. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of problematic sexual behavior among children with complex maltreatment histories
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Child Maltreat 13:182-98. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Beginning school with asthma independently predicts low achievement in a prospective cohort of children
    Kathleen A Liberty
    Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Chest 138:1349-55. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental health of children in foster and kinship care in New South Wales, Australia
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:89-97. 2006

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of aberrant eating among pre-adolescent children in foster care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Education, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:623-34. 2006
    ..The paper includes recommendations for clinicians working with pre-adolescent children in care...
  2. doi request reprint The mental health of children in out-of-home care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Educational Studies and Human Development, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:345-9. 2008
    ..To review the scale, symptomatology and determinants of mental health problems of children in alternate care, and to consider the need for specialized knowledge and clinical competence for assessment and treatment of these problems...
  3. doi request reprint An exploratory investigation of abnormal pain response among preadolescent children in foster care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:65-79. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Concordance of mental health impairment and service utilization among children in care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:481-95. 2010
    ..Predictors of service use are reported and contrasted with previous findings. The paper considers several features of the NSW child welfare, health and education systems that may account for the relatively high rate of service use...
  5. doi request reprint It's time to re-think mental health services for children in care, and those adopted from care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    University of Canterbury, New Zealand and University of Newcastle, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:613-26. 2010
    ..Finally, it is argued that mental health service provision for these children is strengthened by policy that promotes (x) "whole of government" accountability for their mental health needs...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of problematic sexual behavior among children with complex maltreatment histories
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Child Maltreat 13:182-98. 2008
    ..The findings emphasize the significance of cumulative risk among children exposed to multiple adversities. The findings generated several hypothesized mechanisms involving attachment disturbances...
  7. doi request reprint Beginning school with asthma independently predicts low achievement in a prospective cohort of children
    Kathleen A Liberty
    Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Chest 138:1349-55. 2010
    ..The present study evaluated whether entering school with asthma was associated with low achievement after the first year...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental health of children in foster and kinship care in New South Wales, Australia
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:89-97. 2006
    ..To report baseline mental health measures from the Children in Care study, a prospective epidemiological study of children in court-ordered foster and kinship care in New South Wales, Australia...