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Research

Department of Adolescent Medicine Clinical Research

Recent Publications (2006-2010)

Alexander DM, Clark CR, Kohn MR, Hermens DF, Clarke S, Keage H, Gordon E, Williams LM (2006). Event-related travelling waves as an index of brain coordination: Application to task-dependent EEG activity in ADHD. Neuroimage, 31, 105.

Alexander DM, Hermens DF, Keage HAD, Clark CR, Williams LM, Kohn M, Clarke S, Lamb C, Gordon E (2008). Event-related wave activity in the EEG provides new marker of ADHD. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119 (1), 163-179.

Alexander DM, Trengove C, Clark CR, Clark S, Kohn MR, Williams LM, Gordon E (2006). Apparent travelling waves in scalp EEG reveal a decrease in low frequency travelling waves for ADHD across several experimental paradigms. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 37(2), 144-145.

Ayer J, Steinbeck K (2010). Placing the cardiovascular risk of childhood obesity in perspective. International Journal of Obesity, 34, 4-5.

Bennett DL, Kang M, Chown P (2009). Promoting cultural competency in adolescent health care. In: Bennett DL, Towns SJ, Elliott EJ, Merrick J eds, Challenges in adolescent health – An Australian perspective, Nova Science: New York.

Bennett DL, Kerr-Rubicek H (2009). Youth Health and Welfare: The Cultural Politics of Education and Wellbeing by Johanna Wyn, Published by Oxford University press. Invited review, Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(6), 585-586.

Bennett DL, Towns SJ, Elliott EJ, Merrick J (2009). Challenges in Adolescent Health: An Australian Perspective. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York 2009.

Bennett DL, Towns SJ, Elliott EJ (2009). Exciting times for a field coming of age, and What lies ahead? Challenges and opportunities in adolescent health. In: Bennett DL, Towns SJ, Elliott EJ, Merrick J eds, Challenges in adolescent health – An Australian perspective, Nova Science: New York, 2009.

Bennett DL, Towns SJ, Elliott EJ, Merrick J (2007). Special issue on adolescent health in Australia. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.

Bennett DL, Towns SJ, Elliott EJ, Merrick J (eds) (2008). Challenges in adolescent health – An Australian perspective. Trafford Publisher, Victoria BC Canada.

Cheung P, Ip P, Lam T, Bibby H (2007). A study on body weight perception and weight control behaviours among overweight adolescents in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Medical Journal, 13, 16-21.

Clarke SD, Kohn MR, Hermens DF, Rabbinge M, Clark CR, Gordon E, Williams LM (2007). Distinguishing symptom profiles in adolescent ADHD using an objective cognitive test battery. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine & Health, 19(3), 355-67.

Craig S, Towns S, Bibby H (2007). Moving on from paediatric to adult care: An initial evaluation of a transition program for young people with Cystic Fibrosis. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 19(3), 333-345.

Gill TP, Baur LA, Bauman AE, Steinbeck KS, Storlien LH, Fiatarone Singh MA, Brand-Miller J, Colagiuri S, Caterson ID (2009). The problem of childhood obesity in Australia remains a widespread health concern that warrants population-wide prevention programs. Medical Journal of Australia,190, 146-148.

Gonzalez A. Kohn MR & Clarke SD. (2007). Eating disorders in adolescents. Australian Family Physician, 36(8), 614-619.

Gunstad J, Paul RH, Spitznagel MB, Cohen RA, Williams LM, Kohn M, Gordon E. (2006). Exposure to early life trauma is associated with adult obesity. Psychiatry Research, 142(1), 31-7.

Gunstad J, Schofield P, Paul RH, Spitznagel MB, Cohen RA, Williams LM, Kohn M, Gordon E (2006). BDNF Val66Met polymorphism is associated with body mass index in healthy adults. Neuropsychobiology, 53(3), 153-6.

Gunstad J, Spitznagel MB, Paul RH, Cohen RA, Kohn M, Luyster FS, Clark R, Williams LM, Gordon E (2008). Body mass index and neuropsychological function in healthy children and adolescents. Appetite, 50(2-3), 246-51.

Haas VK, Allen JR, Kohn MR, Clarke SD, Zhang S, Briody JN, Gruca M, Madden S, Muller MJ, Gaskin KJ (2007). Total body protein in healthy adolescent girls: Validation of estimates derived from simpler measures with neutron activation analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 85(1), 66-72.

Haas V, Kohn M, Gaskin K, Clarke S, Allen J, Madden S, Lochs H, Müller MJ (2007). Protein status of adolescent patients with Anorexia Nervosa. Clinical Nutrition, 2(S2), 13.

Hatch A, Madden S, Kohn MR, Clarke S, Touyz S, Gordon E, Williams LM (2010). In first presentation adolescent anorexia nervosa, do cognitive markers of underweight status change with weight gain following a refeeding intervention? International Journal of Eating Disorders, 43(4), 295-306.

Hatch A, Madden, S, Kohn M, Clarke S, Touyz S, Williams LM, (2010). Anorexia nervosa: Towards an integrative neuroscience model. European Eating Disorders Review, 18(3), 165-179.

Honey A, Boughtwood D, Clarke S, Halse C, Kohn M, Madden S (2008). Support for parents of children with anorexia: What parents want. Brunner-Mazel Eating Disorders Monograph Series, 16(1), 0-51.

Honey A, Clarke S, Halse C, Kohn M, Madden S (2006). The influence of siblings on the experience of anorexia nervosa for adolescent girls. European Eating Disorders Review, 14(5), 315-322.

Kang M, Bernard D, Usherwood T, Quine S, Alperstein G, Kerr-Roubicek H, Elliott A, Bennett DL (2006). Primary health care for young people: Are there models of service delivery that improve access and quality? Youth Studies Australia, 25 (2), 49-59.

Kang M, Bernard D, Usherwood T, Quine S, Alperstein G, Kerr-Roubicek H, Elliott A, Bennett DL (2006). Towards better practice in primary health care settings for young people. Health Promotion Journal of Australia,17 (2), 139-144.

Keage HA, Clark CR, Hermens DF, Kohn MR, Clarke S, Williams LM, Crewther D, Lamb C, Gordon E (2006). Distractibility in AD/HD predominantly inattentive and combined subtypes: The P3a ERP component, heart rate and performance. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, 5(1), 139-58.

Keage HAD, Clark CR, Hermens DF, Williams LM, Kohn MR, Clarke S, Lamb C, Crewther D, Gordon G (2008). ERP indices of working memory updating in AD/HD: Differential aspects of development, subtype and medication. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 25(1), 32-41.

Keage HAD, Clark CR, Hermens DF, Williams LM, Kohn MR, Clarke S, Lamb C, Crewther D,Gordon G(2008). Putative biomarker of working memory systems development during childhood and adolescence. Neuroreport,19(2), 197 – 201.

Kohn M, Rees JM, Brill S, Fonseca H, Jacobson M, Katzman DK, Loghmani ES, Neumark-Sztainer D, Schneider M (2006). Preventing and treating adolescent obesity: A position paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38(6), 784-7.

Kornman KP, Shrewsbury VA, Chou AC, Nguyen B, Lee A, O,Connor, Steinbeck KS, Hill, AJ, Kohn MR, Shah S, Baur LA (2010). Electronic therapeutic contact for adolescent weight management: The Loozit® Study. Telemedicine & E-Health, July/August 2010, 678-685.

Lampropoulos B (2007). Substance abuse and harm minimisation in adolescents. Australian Family Physician, 36(8), 602-4.

Marsh KA, Steinbeck KS, Atkinson FS, Petocz P, Brand-Miller JC (2010). Effect of a low glycaemic index compared with a conventional healthy diet on polycystic ovary syndrome. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 92, 83-92.

Milne B, Bell J, Lampropoulos B, Towns S (2007). Alcohol, drugs and Australian young people. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine & Health, 19(3), 245-53.

Milne B, Towns SJ (2006). How good are paediatricians in providing brief interventions for adolescents who smoke? Internal Medicine Journal, 36(10), A191.

Milne B, Towns S (2007). Do paediatricians provide brief intervention for adolescents who smoke? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43 (6), 464–468.

Reed, M, Bennett DL (2009). Adolescent health, the family and relational resilience: Towards a union of confusion, uncertainty and hope. International Gestalt Journal, 32(2), 111-135.

Rhodes P, Wallis A (2009). The Maudsley model of family therapy for Anorexia Nervosa: History, practice and future directions. In Paxton, S. & Hay, P. (Eds.) Treatment Approaches for Body Dissatisfaction and Eating Disorders: Evidence and Practice. IP Communications: Melbourne.

Rhodes P, Wallis A, Nge C (2008). Can you teach Compassion? Context, 97, 24-26.

Sawyer AC, Clark CR, Keage HA, Moores KA, Clarke S, Kohn MR, Gordon E (2009). Cognitive and electroencephalographic disturbances in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and sleep problems: New insights. Psychiatry Research, 170(2-3), 183-91.

Sawyer S, Proimos J, Towns S (2010) Adolescent friendly health services: What have children’s hospitals got to do with it. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 46, 214-216.

Shrewsbury VA, O'Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Stevenson K, Lee A, Hill AJ, Kohn MR, Shah S, Torvaldsen S, Baur LA (2009). A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit study protocol. BMC Public Health, 9, 119.

Soh N, Touyz S, Dobbins T, Surgenor L, Clarke S, Kohn MR, Lee EL, Leow V, Rieger E, Ung K, Walter G (2006). Body composition of young women with eating disorders: Ethnic differences in the relationship between body fat levels and body mass index. Nutrition and Dietetics, 63, A24

Soh NL, Touyz S, Dobbins TA, Surgenor LJ, Clarke S, Kohn MR, Lee EL, Leow V, Rieger E, Ung KE, Walter G. (2007). Restraint and eating concern in North European and East Asian women with and without eating disorders in Australia and Singapore. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(6), 536-45.

Soh NL, Touyz S, Dobbins T, Surgenor L, Clarke S, Kohn M, Lee EL, Leow V, Rieger E, Ung KE, Walter G. (2008). Body image disturbance in young North European and East Asian women with and without eating disorders in Australia and in Singapore. European Eating Disorders Review, 16(4), 287-96.

Soh NL, Touyz SW, Dobbins TA, Surgenor LJ, Clarke S, Kohn MR, Lee EL, Leow V, Rieger E, Ung KE, Walter G (2009). Nutrition knowledge in young women with eating disorders in Australia and Singapore: A pilot study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(12), 1178-84.

Steinbeck KS, Baur LA, Cowell CT, Pietrobelli A (2009). Clinical research in adolescents: Challenges and opportunities – using obesity as a model. International Journal of Obesity, 33, 2-7.

Steinbeck KS, Brodie L, Towns SJ (2008). Transition in chronic illness: Who is going where? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(9), 478-482.

Steinbeck KS, Brodie L, Towns SJ (2007). Transition care for young people with chronic illness. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine & Health, 19(3), 295-303.

Steinbeck K, Brodie L, Towns S (2009). In search of quality care for adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health. 45(9), 549.

Stephens L, Clarke S, Sawyer S, Bennett D, Towns S (2007). Hospital based care of young people in Australia. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine & Health, 19(3).

Stevens, M., Dunsmore, J., Bennett, DL, Young, A (2009). Adolescents and life threatening illnesses. In Balk, D and Corr, CA (eds) Adolescent Encounters with Death, Bereavement and Coping, Springer Publishing Company, NY.

Stone M, Briody J, Kohn MR, Clarke S, Madden S, Cowell CT (2006). Bone changes in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(6), 835-41.

Towns SJ (2006). Essential Adolescent Medicine. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(5), 322.

Towns SJ (2010). Sexuality and reproductive issues in Cystic Fibrosis: Are we doing enough? Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 11, 73-74.

Towns SJ, Bell SC (2010). Transition of adolescents with cystic fibrosis from paediatric to adult care. Clinical Respiratory Journal (in press).

Towns, SJ, Sawyer, SM, Stephens, L, Clarke, SD, Dennett, DL. (2007). Hospital based care of young people in Australia. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 19(3), 317-323.

Towns SJ, Van Asperen PP (2009). Diagnosis and management of asthma in adolescents. The Clinical Respiratory Journal, 3(2), 69-76.

Tsang,A, Moriarty,C, Towns, SJ (2010). Contraception, communication and counselling for sexuality and reproductive health in adolescents and young adults with CF. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 11, 84-89.

Tsang TW, Briody J, Kohn M, Chow CM, Singh MF (2009). Abdominal fat assessment in adolescents using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, 22(9), 781-94.

Tsang TW, Kohn M, Chow CM, Singh MF (2009). A randomized controlled trial of Kung Fu training for metabolic health in overweight/obese adolescents: the "martial fitness" study. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, 22(7), 595-607.

Viardot A, Sze L, Purtell L, Herzog H, Sainsbury A, Smith E, Laughnan G, Steinbeck K, Campbell LJ (2010). Prader-Willi syndrome is associated with activation of the innate immune system independently of central adiposity and insulin resistance. Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 95, 3392-97.

Wallis A. Rhodes P. Kohn M. & Madden S. (2007). Five-years of family based treatment for anorexia nervosa: The Maudsley Model at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine & Health, 19(3), 277.

Williams LM, Hermens DF, Palmer D, Kohn M, Clarke S, Keage H, Clark CR, Gordon E (2008). Misinterpreting emotional expressions in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: evidence for a neural marker and stimulant effects. Biological Psychiatry, 63(10), 917-26.

Williams LM, Hermens DF, Thein T, Clark CR, Cooper NJ, Clarke SD, Lamb C, Gordon E, Kohn MR (2010). Using brain-based cognitive measures to support clinical decisions in ADHD. Pediatric Neurology, 42(2), 118-126.

This document was reviewed on Wednesday, 10 November, 2010

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