Alison L Calear

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The Sources of Strength Australia Project: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, 63 Eggleston Road, Acton ACT 2601, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 17:349. 2016
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review of psychosocial suicide prevention interventions for youth
    Alison L Calear
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, 63 Eggleston Road, Acton, ACT, 2601, Australia
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 25:467-82. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Cluster randomised controlled trial of the e-couch Anxiety and Worry program in schools
    Alison L Calear
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 196:210-7. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of help-seeking for suicidal ideation in the community: risks and opportunities for public suicide prevention campaigns
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 219:525-30. 2014
  5. pmc Psychosocial interventions for suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts: a database of randomised controlled trials
    Helen Christensen
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Hospital Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:86. 2014
  6. pmc The Y-Worri Project: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 14:76. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Adherence to the MoodGYM program: outcomes and predictors for an adolescent school-based population
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:338-44. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Systematic review of school-based prevention and early intervention programs for depression
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Building 63, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Adolesc 33:429-38. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Depression in the classroom: considerations and strategies
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Building 63, Eggleston Road, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 21:135-44, x. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Personal and perceived depression stigma in Australian adolescents: magnitude and predictors
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 129:104-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc The Sources of Strength Australia Project: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, 63 Eggleston Road, Acton ACT 2601, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 17:349. 2016
    ..The aim of the current trial is to test the effectiveness of the Sources of Strength program to promote help-seeking for suicide in adolescents in Australian high schools...
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review of psychosocial suicide prevention interventions for youth
    Alison L Calear
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, 63 Eggleston Road, Acton, ACT, 2601, Australia
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 25:467-82. 2016
    ..In particular, the development of universal school-based interventions is promising given the potential reach of such an approach. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cluster randomised controlled trial of the e-couch Anxiety and Worry program in schools
    Alison L Calear
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 196:210-7. 2016
    ..The current study aimed to test the effectiveness of an online self-directed anxiety prevention program in a school-based sample and to compare two methods of implementing an anxiety program in schools...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of help-seeking for suicidal ideation in the community: risks and opportunities for public suicide prevention campaigns
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 219:525-30. 2014
    ..Suicide knowledge and attitudes play an important role in the help-seeking process for suicide and should be carefully considered in the development of public awareness campaigns. ..
  5. pmc Psychosocial interventions for suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts: a database of randomised controlled trials
    Helen Christensen
    Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Hospital Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:86. 2014
    ..In this paper, we present a database of randomised controlled outcome studies on psychosocial interventions targeting suicidal behaviour. The database is updated annually and can be accessed by contacting the corresponding author...
  6. pmc The Y-Worri Project: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Trials 14:76. 2013
    ..The aim of the current project is two-fold: to test the effectiveness of an intervention program for anxiety relative to a control condition, and to compare two methods of implementing the program...
  7. doi request reprint Adherence to the MoodGYM program: outcomes and predictors for an adolescent school-based population
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 147:338-44. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study is to investigate adolescent adherence to an Internet-based depression prevention program in schools to identify the effect of adherence on outcomes and to ascertain the predictors of program adherence...
  8. doi request reprint Systematic review of school-based prevention and early intervention programs for depression
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Building 63, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Adolesc 33:429-38. 2010
    ..Further school-based research is required that involves the use of attention controls, long-term follow-ups and which focuses on the training and evaluation of sustainable program leaders, such as teachers...
  9. doi request reprint Depression in the classroom: considerations and strategies
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Building 63, Eggleston Road, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 21:135-44, x. 2012
    ..Preventing the development of depression through effective classroom programs should be encouraged and supported within the school environment...
  10. doi request reprint Personal and perceived depression stigma in Australian adolescents: magnitude and predictors
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    J Affect Disord 129:104-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine and compare levels of personal and perceived depression stigma amongst Australian adolescents and to identify predictors of these constructs...
  11. doi request reprint The YouthMood Project: a cluster randomized controlled trial of an online cognitive behavioral program with adolescents
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1021-32. 2009
    ..27-0.43). Although small to moderate, the effects obtained in the current study provide support for the utility of universal prevention programs in schools. The effectiveness of booster sessions should be explored in future research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Review of internet-based prevention and treatment programs for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents
    Alison L Calear
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:S12-4. 2010
    ..To identify and describe current internet-based prevention and treatment programs for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents...
  13. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (1): Do ISGs reduce depressive symptoms?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e40. 2009
    ..Given the growing role of ISGs for both users with depression and those with a physical disorder, there is a need to evaluate the evidence concerning the efficacy of ISGs in reducing depressive symptoms...
  14. pmc Internet-based interventions to promote mental health help-seeking in elite athletes: an exploratory randomized controlled trial
    Amelia Gulliver
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e69. 2012
    ..Young elite athletes have less positive attitudes toward seeking help than nonathletes and thus may be particularly unlikely to seek help. Interventions aimed at increasing help-seeking in young elite athletes are warranted...
  15. pmc Reducing suicidal thoughts in the Australian general population through web-based self-help: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Bregje A J van Spijker
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Building 63, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia
    Trials 16:62. 2015
    ..This trial is based on a Dutch self-help program, which was found to be effective in reducing suicidal thoughts...
  16. doi request reprint The Stigma of Suicide Scale. Psychometric properties and correlates of the stigma of suicide
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Crisis 34:13-21. 2013
    ..There are presently no validated scales to adequately measure the stigma of suicide in the community. The Stigma of Suicide Scale (SOSS) is a new scale containing 58 descriptors of a "typical" person who completes suicide...
  17. doi request reprint Hierarchical screening for multiple mental disorders
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Affect Disord 151:229-36. 2013
    ..This study tested whether more efficient screening could be gained using two-stage hierarchical screening than by administering multiple separate tests...
  18. doi request reprint Anxiety symptoms as precursors of major depression and suicidal ideation
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 30:908-16. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify the anxiety and depression symptoms that confer the greatest amount of risk for depression and suicidal ideation at the population level...
  19. doi request reprint Correlates of suicide stigma and suicide literacy in the community
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:406-17. 2013
    ..The results suggest suicide literacy and stigma reduction programs would benefit community members, particularly males and individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds. ..
  20. doi request reprint Community-based prevention programs for anxiety and depression in youth: a systematic review
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia
    J Prim Prev 31:139-70. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Beacon: a web portal to high-quality mental health websites for use by health professionals and the public
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:S40-4. 2010
    ..To describe the Beacon web portal, which lists and rates quality health websites, collects user characteristics and publishes user feedback; and to report summary data on Beacon's highest-rated (best evidence-based) sites for mental health...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Comfort and Confidence Among Medical Students in Providing Care to Patients at Risk of Suicide
    Sunaina Patel
    The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Acad Psychiatry 40:919-922. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with comfort and confidence in providing care to patients at risk of suicide, in a sample of Australian medical students...
  23. doi request reprint Systematic item selection process applied to developing item pools for assessing multiple mental health problems
    Philip J Batterham
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, 63 Eggleston Road, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:913-9. 2015
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  24. doi request reprint The association between suicidal ideation and increased mortality from natural causes
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Affect Disord 150:855-60. 2013
    ..Adjustments were made for a range of demographic, mental health and physical health measures to examine evidence for specific mechanisms of the relationship...
  25. doi request reprint The Distress Questionnaire-5: Population screener for psychological distress was more accurate than the K6/K10
    Philip J Batterham
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, 63 Eggleston Road, Acton ACT 2601, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 71:35-42. 2016
    ..This study aimed to develop a brief scale of psychological distress--the Distress Questionnaire-5 (DQ5)--and validate its diagnostic accuracy in identifying common mental disorders, relative to the K6 and K10...
  26. pmc Technology-based interventions for tobacco and other drug use in university and college students: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amelia Gulliver
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 10:5. 2015
    ..It extends previous reviews by using a broad definition of technology...
  27. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (2): What is known about depression ISGs?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e41. 2009
    ..A number of studies have evaluated the nature and impact of depression-specific ISGs. However, to date there have been no published systematic reviews of this evidence...
  28. doi request reprint Development and community-based validation of eight item banks to assess mental health
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 243:453-62. 2016
    ..The calibrated item banks will form the basis of a new system of static and adaptive measures to screen for a broad array of mental health problems in the community. ..
  29. doi request reprint Psychometric Properties of 7- and 30-Day Versions of the PROMIS Emotional Distress Item Banks in an Australian Adult Sample
    Philip J Batterham
    1 The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Assessment . 2017
    ..The time frame chosen for assessing mental health outcomes using these item banks should be based on pragmatic considerations...
  30. doi request reprint Developing a roadmap for the translation of e-mental health services for depression
    Philip J Batterham
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Acton, ACT, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49:776-84. 2015
    ..e-Mental health services have been shown to be effective and cost-effective for the treatment of depression. However, to have optimal impact in reducing the burden of depression, strategies for wider reach and uptake are needed...
  31. doi request reprint Reducing suicidal thoughts in the Australian general population through web-based self-help: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Bregje Aj van Spijker
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Building 63, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia
    Trials 16:589. 2015
    ..This trial is based on a Dutch self-help program, which was found to be effective in reducing suicidal thoughts...
  32. doi request reprint Temporal effects of separation on suicidal thoughts and behaviours
    Philip J Batterham
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 111:58-63. 2014
    ..Separation is a strong risk factor for suicidality and mental health services should target recently separated individuals...
  33. doi request reprint The impact of intimate partner relationships on suicidal thoughts and behaviours: A systematic review
    Dominique Kazan
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 190:585-98. 2016
    ..The aim of the review was to identify factors within intimate partner relationships that influence suicidal ideation, attempts and completion...
  34. doi request reprint A systematic review of the predictions of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior
    Jennifer Ma
    Center for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 46:34-45. 2016
    ..Since the development of the Interpersonal Psychological Theory (IPTS; Joiner, 2005), a growing body of literature has emerged testing different aspects of the theory across a range of populations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Translation and Validation of the Chinese Versions of the Suicidal Ideation Attributes Scale, Stigma of Suicide Scale, and Literacy of Suicide Scale
    Jin Han
    a National Institute for Mental Health Research, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Death Stud . 2016
    ..Chinese students with self-reported depression symptoms tended to have higher glorification of suicide and lower suicide literacy. These brief scales fill an important gap in evaluating suicide outcomes in Chinese-speaking societies...
  36. doi request reprint The Specificity of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior for Identifying Suicidal Ideation in an Online Sample
    Philip J Batterham
    National Institute for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 45:448-60. 2015
    ..The study broadly supported the specificity of the IPTS. ..
  37. doi request reprint The suicidal ideation attributes scale (SIDAS): Community-based validation study of a new scale for the measurement of suicidal ideation
    Bregje A J van Spijker
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 44:408-19. 2014
    ..Scores ≥ 21 indicated high risk of suicide behavior. The SIDAS appears to be a valid web-based measure for severity of suicidal ideation. ..