Jo Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Melbourne Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Research priorities in suicide prevention in Australia. A comparison of current research efforts and stakeholder-identified priorities
    Jo Robinson
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Crisis 29:180-90. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of suicide attempt in an incidence cohort of 661 young people with first-episode psychosis
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:149-57. 2009
  3. pmc Study protocol: The development of a pilot study employing a randomised controlled design to investigate the feasibility and effects of a peer support program following discharge from a specialist first-episode psychosis treatment centre
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:37. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Sudden death among young people with first-episode psychosis: An 8-10 year follow-up study
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville Victoria 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 177:305-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Suicide attempt in first-episode psychosis: a 7.4 year follow-up study
    J Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health and Research Centre, Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre EPPIC, Parkville Victoria 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Res 116:1-8. 2010
  6. pmc Study protocol: the development of a randomised controlled trial testing a postcard intervention designed to reduce suicide risk among young help-seekers
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne Locked Bag 10, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:59. 2009
  7. pmc Managing deliberate self-harm in young people: an evaluation of a training program developed for school welfare staff using a longitudinal research design
    Jo Robinson
    Department of Psychiatry, ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:75. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Australia's National Suicide Prevention Strategy: the next chapter
    Jo Robinson
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:271-6. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Can an Internet-based intervention reduce suicidal ideation, depression and hopelessness among secondary school students: results from a pilot study
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 10:28-35. 2016
  10. pmc The development of a randomised controlled trial testing the effects of an online intervention among school students at risk of suicide
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:155. 2014

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Research priorities in suicide prevention in Australia. A comparison of current research efforts and stakeholder-identified priorities
    Jo Robinson
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Crisis 29:180-90. 2008
    ..A strategic approach to suicide prevention research will help fill internationally-identified gaps in knowledge about what works and what doesn't work in suicide prevention...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of suicide attempt in an incidence cohort of 661 young people with first-episode psychosis
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:149-57. 2009
    ..The aims of the present study were therefore to examine the prevalence and predictors of suicide and suicide attempt before and during the first 18-24 months of treatment...
  3. pmc Study protocol: The development of a pilot study employing a randomised controlled design to investigate the feasibility and effects of a peer support program following discharge from a specialist first-episode psychosis treatment centre
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:37. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Sudden death among young people with first-episode psychosis: An 8-10 year follow-up study
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville Victoria 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 177:305-8. 2010
    ..A previous suicide attempt was very common amongst those who died, suggesting that future research could focus upon the development of interventions for young people with FEP who engage in suicidal behaviour...
  5. doi request reprint Suicide attempt in first-episode psychosis: a 7.4 year follow-up study
    J Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health and Research Centre, Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre EPPIC, Parkville Victoria 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Res 116:1-8. 2010
    ..Individuals with first-episode psychosis demonstrate high rates of suicide attempt (SA)...
  6. pmc Study protocol: the development of a randomised controlled trial testing a postcard intervention designed to reduce suicide risk among young help-seekers
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne Locked Bag 10, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:59. 2009
    ..The aim of the study is to test a postcard intervention among people aged 15-24 who presented to mental health services but are not accepted, yet are at risk of suicide...
  7. pmc Managing deliberate self-harm in young people: an evaluation of a training program developed for school welfare staff using a longitudinal research design
    Jo Robinson
    Department of Psychiatry, ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:75. 2008
    ..The current study aimed to design, deliver and evaluate a training course specifically for school staff...
  8. ncbi request reprint Australia's National Suicide Prevention Strategy: the next chapter
    Jo Robinson
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:271-6. 2006
    ..This balance should be re-dressed and the opportunity should be taken to build the evidence-base regarding suicide prevention. Such steps have the potential to maximise the impact of suicide prevention activities in Australia...
  9. doi request reprint Can an Internet-based intervention reduce suicidal ideation, depression and hopelessness among secondary school students: results from a pilot study
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 10:28-35. 2016
    ..This pilot study aimed to test the effects of a specifically designed, eight-module Internet-based programme on suicidal ideation among secondary school students...
  10. pmc The development of a randomised controlled trial testing the effects of an online intervention among school students at risk of suicide
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:155. 2014
    ..However, to date there are no randomised controlled trials examining the impact of Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy among suicidal youth...
  11. pmc Interventions to reduce suicides at suicide hotspots: a systematic review
    Georgina R Cox
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:214. 2013
    ..Suicide hotspots' include tall structures (for example, bridges and cliffs), railway tracks, and isolated locations (for example, rural car parks) which offer direct means for suicide or seclusion that prevents intervention...
  12. doi request reprint Can receipt of a regular postcard reduce suicide-related behaviour in young help seekers? A randomized controlled trial
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:145-52. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to test a postcard intervention among people aged 15-24 who presented to mental health services but were not accepted, yet were at risk of suicide...
  13. doi request reprint The safety and acceptability of delivering an online intervention to secondary students at risk of suicide: findings from a pilot study
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 9:498-506. 2015
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the safety and acceptability of the programme, and to determine which components were found to be most helpful and enjoyable...
  14. doi request reprint Suicidal behaviours during treatment for first-episode psychosis: towards a comprehensive approach to service-based prevention
    Izabela E Fedyszyn
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Queensland, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 8:387-95. 2014
    ..This paper aims to describe ideas for universal, selective and indicated strategies that may complement existing practices to suicide risk management in first-episode patients...
  15. doi request reprint A systematic review of school-based interventions aimed at preventing, treating, and responding to suicide- related behavior in young people
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Crisis 34:164-82. 2013
    ..Suicide, in particular among young people, is a major public health problem, although little is known regarding effective interventions for managing and preventing suicide-related behavior...
  16. doi request reprint Characteristics of suicide attempts in young people undergoing treatment for first episode psychosis
    Izabela E Fedyszyn
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:838-45. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the characteristics of suicide attempts in young people during the initial 18 months of treatment for FEP...
  17. pmc Online and Social Media Suicide Prevention Interventions for Young People: A Focus on Implementation and Moderation
    Simon Rice
    ORYGEN, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health Centre for Youth Mental Health The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Youth Mood Clinic, ORYGEN Youth Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 25:80-6. 2016
    ..This paper provides a rationale and theoretical framework (based on the interpersonal theory of suicide), and draws on our experiences of developing and testing online and social media-based interventions...
  18. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce suicides at suicide hotspots: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jane Pirkis
    Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet Psychiatry 2:994-1001. 2015
    ..Various interventions have been introduced to try to prevent suicides at suicide hotspots, but evidence of their effectiveness needs to be strengthened...
  19. doi request reprint Research priorities in suicide prevention: an examination of Australian-based research 2007-11
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 38:18-24. 2014
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The effectiveness of structural interventions at suicide hotspots: a meta-analysis
    Jane Pirkis
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 42:541-8. 2013
    ..Structural interventions (e.g. barriers and safety nets) have been installed at some of these sites. Individual studies examining the effectiveness of these interventions have been underpowered...
  21. doi request reprint Classification Algorithm for the Determination of Suicide Attempt and Suicide (CAD-SAS). Development and psychometric properties
    Izabela E Fedyszyn
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Crisis 33:151-61. 2012
    ..This is problematic because a reliable assessment of the presence or absence of the outcome variable is fundamental for the validity of the findings...
  22. doi request reprint Does screening high school students for psychological distress, deliberate self-harm, or suicidal ideation cause distress--and is it acceptable? An Australian-based study
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Crisis 32:254-63. 2011
    ..Programs designed to detect students at risk of depression and suicidality have shown success (Shaffer et al., 2004)...
  23. doi request reprint Temporal pattern of suicide risk in young individuals with early psychosis
    Izabela E Fedyszyn
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 175:98-103. 2010
    ..Intensive routine suicide screening across the course of treatment may facilitate identification and early management of EP patients at suicide risk...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive Online Self-Monitoring to Support Clinicians Manage Risk of Suicide in Youth Depression
    Sarah E Hetrick
    1 Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crisis . 2016
    ..Routine monitoring of depression symptoms and suicide risk is essential for appropriate treatment planning and risk management, but not well implemented by clinicians. We developed a brief online monitoring tool to address this issue...
  25. doi request reprint The effectiveness of suicide prevention delivered by GPs: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Allison Milner
    Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Work, Health and Wellbeing Unit, Population Health Research Centre, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 210:294-302. 2016
    ..The aim of this review was to assess whether suicide prevention provided in the primary health care setting and delivered by GPs results in fewer suicide deaths, episodes of self-harm, attempts and lower frequency of thoughts about suicide...
  26. pmc Effective psychological and psychosocial approaches to reduce repetition of self-harm: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Sarah E Hetrick
    ORYGEN, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ Open 6:e011024. 2016
    ..To examine the efficacy of psychological and psychosocial interventions for reductions in repeated self-harm...
  27. pmc Spatial suicide clusters in Australia between 2010 and 2012: a comparison of cluster and non-cluster among young people and adults
    Jo Robinson
    ORYGEN, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Vic, 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 16:417. 2016
    ..We aimed to examine the extent to which suicide clusters exist among young people and adults in Australia and to determine whether differences exist between cluster and non-cluster suicides...
  28. doi request reprint Social media and suicide prevention: a systematic review
    Jo Robinson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 10:103-21. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review to identify current evidence pertaining to the ways in which social media are currently used as a tool for suicide prevention...
  29. pmc Development of suicide postvention guidelines for secondary schools: a Delphi study
    Georgina R Cox
    ORYGEN, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 16:180. 2016
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Predicting suicidal risk in a cohort of depressed children and adolescents
    Sarah E Hetrick
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Crisis 33:13-20. 2012
    ..In children and adolescents with a depressive disorder, predicting who will also go on to exhibit suicide-related behaviors (SRBs), including suicide attempt or self-harm, is a key challenge facing clinicians...
  31. doi request reprint Letters, green cards, telephone calls and postcards: systematic and meta-analytic review of brief contact interventions for reducing self-harm, suicide attempts and suicide
    Allison J Milner
    Allison J Milner, BPsych Hons, MEpi, PhD, McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Greg Carter, MBBS, FRANZCP, Cert Child Psych, PhD, Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Jane Pirkis, BA Hons, MPsych, MAppEpid, PhD, Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Jo Robinson, BSc Hons Master Psych, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Matthew J Spittal, BSc Hons, Mbio, PhD, Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne
    Br J Psychiatry 206:184-90. 2015
    ..There is growing interest in brief contact interventions for self-harm and suicide attempt...
  32. doi request reprint Suicide clusters in young people: evidence for the effectiveness of postvention strategies
    Georgina R Cox
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Crisis 33:208-14. 2012
    ..Suicide clusters have commonly been documented in adolescents and young people...
  33. doi request reprint Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists clinical practice guideline for the management of deliberate self-harm
    Gregory Carter
    Clinical Practice Guideline for Deliberate Self harm Working Group, RANZCP, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia Department of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital, Waratah, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 50:939-1000. 2016
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Preventing suicide in young people: systematic review
    Jo Robinson
    Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:3-26. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of all randomized controlled trials testing interventions for adolescents and young adults who have presented to a clinical setting with any of these behaviours...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clustering of suicides among people with mental illness
    Nigel McKenzie
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical Schools, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:476-80. 2005
    ..Most previous investigations of imitative suicide have reported suicide clustering in the general population, either temporal clustering following media reporting of suicide or case studies of geographically localised clusters...
  36. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the homeless within 12 months of contact with mental health services : a national clinical survey in the UK
    Harriet Bickley
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Williamson Building, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:686-91. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority. Homeless mental health patients present a challenge to services because of their complex health and social needs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Suicide within 12 months of mental health service contact in different age and diagnostic groups: National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:135-42. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority but the most effective approaches to prevention may differ between different patient groups...
  38. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenia: findings from a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Pract 12:139-47. 2006
    ..A reduction in suicide among individuals with mental illness is an international public-health priority. Approximately 10% of patients with schizophrenia will die by suicide...
  39. ncbi request reprint Suicide in current psychiatric in-patients: a case-control study The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 37:831-7. 2007
    ..Few controlled studies have investigated factors associated with suicide in current in-patients. We aimed to identify psychosocial, behavioural and clinical risk factors, including variations in care, for in-patient suicide...
  40. ncbi request reprint Suicides in ethnic minorities within 12 months of contact with mental health services. National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:155-60. 2003
    ..Information on suicide by psychiatric patients from ethnic minority groups is scarce...
  41. ncbi request reprint Suicide in mental health in-patients and within 3 months of discharge. National clinical survey
    Janet Meehan
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:129-34. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority. Suicide risk may be greatest during psychiatric in-patient admission and following discharge...