Peer-reviewed papers

Ashton S, McDonald K, & Kirkman M. What does “pornography” mean in the digital age? Revisiting a definition for researchers. Porn Studies 2019. DOI:10.1080/23268743.2018.1544096

Tran TD, Hammarberg K, Ryan J, Lowthian J, Freak‐Poli R, Owen A, Kirkman M, Curtis A, Rowe H, Brown H, Ward S, Britt C, Fisher J. Mental health trajectories among women in Australia as they age. Aging & Mental Health 2019, 23(7):887‐896. DOI:10.1080/13607863.2018.1474445

Murray L, Tran TD, Vo T, Nicole McDonald N, Beggs S and Fisher J. Assistance for parents with unsettled infants in Central Vietnam: a qualitative investigation of health professionals’ perspectives. BMC Pediatrics 2019, 19:160. DOI:10.1186/s12887‐019‐1532‐5

Leinwebera L, Creedy D, Rowe H, Gamble J. Assessing emotional aspects of midwives’ intrapartum care: Development of the emotional availability and responsiveness in intrapartum care scale. Midwifery 2019, 74: 84‐90. DOI:10.1016/j.midw.2019.03.019

Li Z, Wang YA, Bowman M, Hammarberg K, Farquhar C, Johnson L, Safi N, Sullivan EA. Cumulative live birth rates following a ‘freeze‐all’ strategy: a population‐ based study. Human Reproduction Open 2019. DOI:10.1093/hropen/hoz00

Brear M, Hammarberg K, Fisher J. Community participation in health research: an ethnography from rural Swaziland. Health Promotion International 2019. DOI:10.1093/heapro/day121

Juonala M, Lewis S, McLachlan R, Hammarberg K, Kennedy J, Saffery R, McBain J, Welsh L, Cheung M, Doyle LW, Amor DJ. American Heart Association ideal cardiovascular health score and subclinical atherosclerosis in 22–35‐year‐old adults conceived with and without assisted reproductive technologies. Human Reproduction 2019, dez240. DOI:10.1093/humrep/dez240

Rees S, Fisher J, Steel Z, Mohsin M, Nadar N, Moussa B, Hassoun F, Yousif M, Krishna Y, Khalil B, Mugo J, Tay A, Klein L, Silove D. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Major Depressive Disorder Among Women at Public Antenatal Clinics From Refugee, Conflict‐Affected, and Australian‐Born Backgrounds. JAMA Network Open 2019, 2(5):e193442. DOI:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.3442.

Butlinski A, Rowe H, Goddard C & Freezer N. The adoption of children from out‐of‐home care: how decision‐makers explain the low rates of adoption in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Public Child Welfare 2019, 13(2): 170‐195. DOI:10.1080/15548732.2018.1498428

Gang D, Loff B, Naylor B, & Kirkman M. A call for evaluations of restorative justice programs. Trauma, Violence and Abuse 2019. DOI:10.1177/1524838019833003

Ashton S, McDonald K, & Kirkman M. Pornography and women’s sexual pleasure: Accounts from young women in Australia. Feminism & Psychology 2019, 29(3), 409‐432. DOI:10.1177/0959353519833410

Kannan A, Kirkman M, Ruseckaite R, Evans SM. Prostate cancer awareness, case‐finding, and early diagnosis: Interviews with undiagnosed men in Australia. PLOS One 2019, 14(3): e0211539. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0211539

Moneste J, Fisher J , Maggie Kirkman M, Rowe H, Holton S. ‘If I had known the fertility health facts sooner… ’ Knowledge gaps as a barrier to effective fertility management: findings from the understanding fertility management in contemporary Australia survey. The European Journal Of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 2019. DOI:10.1080/13625187.2019.1625326

Chibnall K, McDonald K & Kirkman M. Pathologising diversity: Medical websites offering female genital cosmetic surgery in Australia. Culture, Health, and Sexuality 2019. DOI:10.1080/13691058.2019.1574029

Wilson N, Wynter K, Anderson C, Rajaratnam S, Fisher J, Bei B. Postpartum fatigue, daytime sleepiness, and psychomotor vigilance are modifiable through a brief residential early parenting program. Sleep Medicine 2019. DOI:10.1016/j.sleep.2019.01.012

Young K, Fisher J & Kirkman M. Partners instead of patients: Women negotiating power and knowledge within medical encounters for endometriosis. Feminism & Psychology 2019. DOI:10.1177/0959353519826170

Kannan A, Kirkman M, Ruseckaite R & Evans S. Prostate care and prostate cancer from the perspectives of undiagnosed men: a systematic review of qualitative research. BMJ Open 2019, 9, e022842. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen‐2018‐022842

Hammarberg K, Holton S, Michelmore J, Fisher J, Hickey M. Thriving in older age: A national survey of women in Australia. Maturitas 2019, 122:60‐65. DOI:10.1016/j.maturitas.2019.01.011

Hammarberg K, Taylor L. Survey of Maternal, Child and Family Health Nurses’ attitudes and practice relating to preconception health promotion. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2019, 25(1) 43‐48. DOI:10.1071/PY18078

Nguyen T, Holton S, Tran TD, Fisher J. Informal mental health interventions for people with severe mental illness in low and lower middle income countries: a systematic review of effectiveness. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 2019. DOI:10.1177/0020764019831322

Khatri GK, Tran TD, Fisher J. Prevalence and determinants of symptoms of antenatal common mental disorders among women who had recently experienced an earthquake: a systematic review. BMC Psychiatry 2019, 19:47. DOI:10.1186/s12888‐018‐1986‐2

Holton S, Fisher J, Nguyen H, Brown W, Tran TD. Pre‐pregnancy body mass index and the risk of antenatal depression and anxiety. Women and Birth 2019, 32(6): e508‐e514. DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2019.01.007 (This article has been selected for inclusion in the Elsevier Research Selection, an e‐newsletter for science journalists and reporters)

Wilson N, Wynter K, Anderson C, Rajaratnam S, Fisher J, Bei B. More than depression: A multi‐dimensional assessment of postpartum distress symptoms before and after a residential early parenting program. BMC Psychiatry 2019, 19:48. DOI:10.1186/s12888‐019‐2024‐8

Tran TD, Kaligis F, Wiguna T, Willenberg L, Nguyen H, Luchters S, Azzopardi P, Fisher J. Screening for depressive and anxiety disorders among adolescents in Indonesia: formal validation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale – Revised and the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale. Journal of Affective Disorders 2019, 246: 189‐194. DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2018.12.042

Tran TD, Biggs B, Holton S, Nguyen H, Hanieh S, Fisher J. Co‐morbid anaemia and stunting among children of pre‐school age in low‐ and middle‐income countries: a syndemic. Public Health Nutrition 2019, 22(1), 35–43. DOI:10.1017/S136898001800232X

Razali S, Fisher J & Kirkman M. "Nobody came to help": interviews with women convicted of filicide in Malaysia. Archives of Women's Mental Health 2019, 22(1):151‐158. DOI:10.1007/s00737‐018‐0832‐3.

Holton S, Fisher J, Button B, Williams E, Wilson J. Childbearing concerns, information needs and preferences of women with cystic fibrosis: an online discussion group. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare 2019, 19:31‐35. DOI:10.1016/j.srhc.2018.11.004

Pack AP, Sastry J, Tolley EE, Kaaya S, Headley J, Kaale A, Baumgartner JN. Stakeholder acceptability of adolescent participation in clinical trials for biomedical HIV prevention products: considerations from Tanzania and India. AIDS Care 2019, 31(7):857‐863. DOI:10.1080/09540121.2018.1563285.

Coo S, García MI, Awad N, Rowe H & Fisher J. Cultural adaptation of an intervention to prevent postnatal depression and anxiety in Chilean new mothers. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology 2019. DOI:10.1080/02646838.2019.1705264

Ng S, Kirkman M, Fisher J, Pusic A, Parker E, Cooter RD, Elder E, Moore C, McNeil J, Hopper I. Establishing the acceptability of a brief patient reported outcome measure and feasibility of implementing it in a breast device registry: A qualitative study. Journal of Patient‐Reported Outcomes 2019, 3:63. DOI:10.1186/s41687‐019‐0152‐x

Quinlivan J, Rowe H, Wischmann T, Thomson G, Stuijfzand S, Horsch A, Bittner A, Lennertz I, Takamatsu K, Benyamini Y & Sibil Tschudin S. Setting the global research agenda in psychosocial aspects of women’s health – outcomes from ISPOG world conference at The Hague, Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology 2019, DOI: 10.1080/0167482X.2020.1695872

Halliday J, Lewis S, Kennedy J, Burgner DP, Juonala M, Hammarberg K, Amor DJ, Doyle LW, Saffery R, Ranganathan S, Welsh L, Cheung M, McBain J, Hearps S, McLachlan R. Health of adults aged 22 to 35 years conceived by assisted reproductive technology. Fertility and Sterility 2019. DOI:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.03.001

Rowe H, Hammarberg K, Dwyer S, Camilleri S, Fisher J. Improving clinical care for women with endometriosis: qualitative analysis of women’s and health professionals’ views. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2019. DOI:1 0.1080/0167482X.2019.1678022

O'Hara R, Rowe H, Fisher J. Self‐management in condition‐specific health: a systematic review of the evidence among women diagnosed with endometriosis. BMC Women's Health 2019, 19:80. DOI:10.1186/s12905‐019‐0774‐6

Hanieh S, Braat S, Simpson J, Tran H, Tran TD, Tran T, Fisher J, Biggs B. The Stunting Tool for Early Prevention (STEP‐36): Development and external validation of a novel tool to predict risk of stunting in children at three years of age. BMJ Global Health 2019, 4:e001801. DOI:10.1136/bmjgh‐2019‐001801

Nguyen T, Tran TD, Tran H, Tran T, Luchters S, Hipgrave D, Hanieh S and Biggs B, Fisher J. Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside a cluster randomised controlled trial: cost‐effectiveness of Learning Clubs, a multicomponent intervention to improve women’s health and infant’s health and development in Vietnam. BMJ Open 2019, 9:e031721. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen‐2019‐ 031721

Prior E, Lew R, Hammarberg K & Johnson L. Fertility facts, figures and future plans: an online survey of university students. Human Fertility 2019, 22:4, 283‐290. DOI:10.1080/14647273.2018.1482569

Kelly F, Dempsey D, Power J, Bourne K, Hammarberg K, Johnson L. From Stranger to Family or Something in Between: Donor Linking in an Era of Retrospective Access to Anonymous Sperm Donor Records in Victoria, Australia. International Journal of Law, Policy and The Family 2019. DOI:10.1093/lawfam/ebz011

Hogg K, Rizio T, Manocha R, McLachlan RI & Hammarberg K. Men’s preconception health care in Australian general practice: GPs’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2019. DOI:10.1071/PY19069

Levis B, McMillan D, Sun Y, He C, Rice D,… Fisher J,… Rowe H, … Tran TD,… Yonkers KA. Comparison of major depression diagnostic classificationprobability using the SCID, CIDI, and MINI diagnosticinterviews among women in pregnancy or postpartum: Anindividual participant data meta‐analysis. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research 2019. DOI:10.1002/mpr.1803

Hogan R, Wang A, Li Z, Hammarberg K, Johnson L, Mol BW, Sullivan EA. Oocyte donor age has a significant impact on oocyte recipients' cumulative live‐birth rate: a population‐based cohort study. Fertility and Sterility 2019, 112 (4), 724‐730. DOI:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.05.012

Wainer Z, Carcel C, Hickey M, Schiebinger L, Schmiede A, McKenzie B, Jenkins C, Webster J, Woodward M, Hehir A, Solomon B, Costa C, Lukaszyk C, Colville D, Dempsey E, Wright G, Mishra G, Fisher J, Kulkarni1 J, Mitchell J, Hutchison K, Thompson K, Jorm L, Chappell L, Meulen M, Henry A, DiGiacomo M, Huxley R, Ivers R, Peters S, Rogers W, Wang X, Norton R. Sex and gender in health research: updating policy to reflect evidence. The Medical Journal of Australia 2019, 212(2):57, DOI: 10.5694/mja2.50426

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K , Fisher J. Primary health care providers’ attitudes and beliefs about the menopause‐related health care needs of women who have migrated from low‐ and middle‐income countries to Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2019. DOI:10.1071/PY19132

Dempsey D, Kelly F, Horsfall B, Hammarberg K, Bourne K, Johnson L. Applications to statutory donor registers in Victoria, Australia: information sought and expectations of contact. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online 2019. DOI:10.1016/j.rbms.2019.08.002

Novakovic B, Lewis S, Halliday J, Kennedy J, Burgner DP, Czajko A, Kim B, Sexton‐Oates A, Juonala M, Hammarberg K, Amor DJ, Doyle LW, Ranganathan S, Welsh L, Cheung M, McBain J, McLachlan R & Saffery R. Assisted reproductive technologies are associated with limited epigenetic variation at birth that largely resolves by adulthood. Nature Communications 2019, 10(1): 3922. DOI:10.1038/s41467‐019‐11929‐9

Fisher J, Chandra P. Reflections on the first conference of the International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health convened in India, a middle‐income country Archives of Women's Mental Health 2019, 22(5), 637‐640. DOI:10.1007/s00737‐019‐00995‐z

Nguyen T, Tran T, Tran H, Tran TD, Fisher J. The burden of clinically significants ymptoms of common and severe mental disorders among adults in Vietnam: a population‐based cross‐sectional survey. BMC Public Health 2019, 19: 1173. DOI:10.1186/s12889‐019‐7513‐7

Young K, Fisher J & Kirkman M. “Do mad people get endo or does endo make you mad?”: Clinicians’ discursive constructions of Medicine and women with endometriosis. Feminism and Psychology 2019, 29(3), 337‐356. DOI:10.1177/0959353518815704

Tran TD, Holton S, Nguyen H, Fisher J. Physical growth: is it a good indicator of development in early childhood in low‐ and middle‐income countries? BMC Pediatrics 2019, 19(1), 276. DOI:10.1186/s12887‐019‐1654‐9

Beamish N, Fisher J, Rowe H. Parents’ use of mobile computing devices, caregiving and the social and emotional development of children: a systematic review of the evidence. Australasian Psychiatry 2019, 27, 2, p. 132‐143. DOI:10.1177/1039856218789764

Wilkinson J, Malpas P, Hammarberg K, Tsigdinos PM, Lensen S, Jackson E, Harper J and Moll BW. Do à la carte menus serve infertility patients? The ethics and regulation of IVF add‐ons. Fertility and Sterility 2019. DOI:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.09.028

Fisher J, Nguyen T, Tran TD, Tran H, Tran T, Luchters S, Hipgrave D, Hanieh S, Biggs B. Protocol for a process evaluation of a cluster randomized controlled trial of the Learning Club intervention for women's health, and infant's health and development in rural Vietnam. BMC Health Services Research 2019, 19:511. DOI:10.1186/s12913‐019‐4325‐5

Book chapters

Fisher J, Hammarberg K. Psychological aspects ofpregnancy and pregnancy health care in their social and cultural contexts. In: Jane M. Ussher, Joan C. Chrisler, Janette Perz, (eds), Routledge InternationalHandbook of Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health, Taylor&Francis, London 2019, ISBN: 9781351035620. DOI:10.4324/9781351035620

Nguyen T, Tran T, Tran H, Tran TD, Fisher J. Challenges in Integrating Mental Health into Primary Care in Vietnam. In: Okpaku S. (eds) Innovations in Global Mental Health. Springer, Cham. 2019, ISBN: 978‐3‐319‐70134‐9. DOI:10.1007/978‐3‐319‐70134‐9_74‐1

Nguyen T, Tran TD, Green S, Hsueh A, Tran T, Tran H, Fisher J. Delays to diagnosis among people with severe mental illness in rural Vietnam, a population‐based cross‐sectional survey. BMC Psychiatry 2019 19:385. DOI:10.1186/s12888‐019‐2367‐1

Technical reports

Littlejohn M, Coleman M, Bos A, Fisher J.  From Tuvalu to Townsville: Climate Change Impacts on Health in Australia and the Asia Pacific.  Policy advice for Governments in Australia, July 2019.

Homan S, Honda T, Leung L, Fulu E, Fisher J.  Transforming Harmful Gender Norms in Solomon Islands: A study of the Oxfam Safe Families Program. The Equality Institute, Monash University and Oxfam Australia, Oct 2019.

Fisher J, Kirkman M. Contributing to optimal mental health for older women in Australia: A Report to Jean Hailes for Women’s Health  of Research Funded by Liptember, Feb 2019.

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