Peer-reviewed papers

Hammarberg K, Stocker R. Evaluation of an online learning module to improve nurses' and midwives' capacity to promote preconception health in primary healthcare settings. Australian Journal of Primary Health. 2021;(Accepted)

Dorney E, Millard J, Hammarberg K, Griffin K, Gordon A, McGeechan K, Black K. Australian primary health care nurses’ knowledge, practice and attitudes relating to preconception care, learnings for service implementation. 2021; (Accepted)

Harper J, Hammarberg K, Simopoulou M, Koert E, Pedro J, Massin N, Balen A on behalf of the International Fertility Education Initiative. The International Fertility Education Initiative: research and action to improve fertility awareness. Human Reproduction Open. 2021;(Accepted)

Baek Y, Ademi Z, Paudel S, Fisher J, Tran TD, Romero L, Owen A. Economic evaluations of child nutrition interventions in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and quality appraisal. Advances in Nutrition: an International Review Journal. 2021;(Accepted 27 Jul 2021)

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. 2021;42(3):174-180. DOI:10.1080/0167482X.2019.1678022

Hammarberg K, Tran TD, Kirkman M, Rowe H, Fisher J. Preferred policy options to assist post COVID-19 mental health recovery: A population study. Australian Journal of Public Administration. 2021. DOI:10.1111/1467-8500.12507

Gang D, Loff B, Naylor B, Kirkman M. Opening Pathways to Restorative Justice: Analysis of Parliamentary Debates on Sex Crime Law Reform in Victoria, Australia. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society. 2021. DOI:10.1093/sp/jxab019

Wollum A, Makleff S, Baum SE. Exploring experiences responding to the Individual Level Abortion Stigma scale: Methodological considerations from in-depth interviews. Frontiers in Global and Women’s Health. 2021;2:678101. DOI:10.3389/fgwh.2021.678101

Baum SE, Wilkins R, Wachira M, Gupta D, Dupte S, Ngugi P, Makleff S. Abortion quality of care from the client perspective: Priorities in abortion care among women in Kenya and India. Health Policy and Planning. 2021. DOI:10.1093/heapol/czab065

Makleff S, Garduño J, Zavala RI, Valades J, Barindelli F, Cruz M, Marston C. Evaluating complex interventions using qualitative longitudinal research: a case study of understanding pathways to violence prevention. Qualitative Health Research. 2021. DOI:10.1177/10497323211002146.

D Gang, B Loff, B Naylor, M Kirkman. A call for evaluation of restorative justice programs. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. 2021;22(1):186-190. DOI:10.1177/1524838019833003

Hicks MH, Mohsin M, Silove D, Fisher J, Moussa B, Steel Z, Nancarrow H, Nadar N, Klein L, Hasoun F, Yousif M. Attitudes towards gender roles and prevalence of intimate partner violence perpetrated against pregnant and postnatal women: Differences between women immigrants from conflict-affected countries and women born in Australia. PloS one. 2021;16(7):e0255105. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0255105

Copp T, Nickel B, Lensen S, Hammarberg K, Lieberman D, Doust J, Mol BW, McCaffery K. Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) test information on Australian and New Zealand fertility clinic websites: a content analysis. BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046927. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046927

Sastry J, Agawane S, Rajan M, Black K, Laumbach R, Ramagopal M. The effect of the indoor environment on wheeze- and sleep-related symptoms in young Indian children. Lung India. 2021;38:307-13.

Fisher J, Tran TD, Hammarberg K, Nguyen H, Stocker R, Rowe H, Sastry J, Popplestone S, Kirkman M. Quantifying the mental health burden of the most severe Covid-19 restrictions: A natural experiment. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2021;293: 406-414. DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2021.06.060

Stocker R, Tran TD, Hammarberg K, Nguyen H, Rowe H, Fisher J. Patient Health Questionnaire 9 (PHQ-9) and General Anxiety Disorder 7 (GAD-7) data contributed by 13,829 respondents to a national survey about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia. Psychiatry Research. 2021;113792. DOI:10.1016/j.psychres.2021.113792

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K, Fisher J. Challenges in menopausal care of immigrant women. Maturitas. 2021. DOI:10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.05.008

Kirkman M, Fisher J. Promoting older women’s mental health: Insights from Baby Boomers. PLOS ONE. 2021;16(1):e0245186. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0245186

Hammarberg K. Stress and alcohol consumption in the era of COVID-19: How will babies be affected? International Journal of Birth and Parent Education. 2021;8(3):12-15.

Hogan R, Hammarberg K, Wang A & Sulliv E. ‘Battery hens’ or ‘nuggets of gold’: a qualitative study on the barriers and enablers for altruistic egg donation. Human Fertility. 2021. DOI:10.1080/14647273.2021.1873430

Forbes F, Wynter K, Zeleke B and Fisher J. Male partner involvement in birth preparedness, complication readiness and obstetric emergencies in Sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2021;21:128. DOI:10.1186/s12884-021-03606-x

Freak-Poli R, Ryan J, Tran TD, Owen A, McHugh J, Berk M, Stocks N, Gonzalez-Chica D, Lowthian J, Fisher J, Byles J. Social isolation, social support and loneliness as independent concepts, and their relationship with health-related quality of life among older women. Aging & Mental Health. 2021. DOI:10.1080/13607863.2021.1940097

Lensen S, Chen S, Goodman L, Rombauts L, Farquhar C and Hammarberg K. IVF add‐ons in Australia and New Zealand: A systematic assessment of IVF clinic websites. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2021;61(3) 430-438. DOI:10.1111/ajo.13321

Lensen S, Hammarberg K, Polyakov A, Wilkinson J, Whyte S, Peate M, Hickey M. How common is add-on use and how do patients decide whether to use them? A national survey of IVF patients. Human Reproduction. 2021;deab098. DOI:10.1093/humrep/deab098

Pearson L, Holton S, McLachlan R, Hammarberg K. Australian men’s fertility information seeking attitudes and behaviour: A qualitative investigation. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. 2021;29. DOI:10.1016/j.srhc.2021.100621

Brear M, Shabangu P, Hammarberg K & Fisher J. Enhancing demographic survey protocols to characterise household dynamics that influence health – a participatory approach from rural Eswatini. Global Public Health. 2021. DOI:10.1080/17441692.2021.1936118

Book chapters

Nguyen T, Tran TD, Tran H, Hanieh S, Luchters S, Biggs BA, Tran T, Fisher J. Community-Based Learning Club for Women’s Health and Infant Development in Rural Vietnam. In: Okpaku S.O, editor. Innovations in Global Mental Health. Springer, Cham; 2021. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-70134-9_37-1

Razali S, Fisher J, Kirkman M. Maternal Filicide in Malaysia: Structural inequality and cultural disparity. InInfanticide and Filicide: Foundations in Maternal Mental Health Forensics 2021 Feb 7 (pp. 321-338). American Psychiatric Publishing.

Research translation

Hammarberg K. The fertility conversation we are missing in our teens and 20s. The Sydney Morning Herald, September 12, 2021.

Hammarberg K, Rowe H, Fisher J, Kirkman M, Tran T. We asked 9,000 Australians about their mental health needs post-COVID – this is what they want. The Conversation, September 1, 2021.

Hammarberg K. ‘Fathers are just as important’: concerns over Census fertility question. SBS The Feed, August 11, 2021.

Fisher J. Double trouble: How severe lockdown restrictions have taken a toll on population mental health. Monash Lens, August 6, 2021.

Fisher J. If you’re feeling low you’re not alone. The Age, July 29, 2021.

Hammarberg K. Last shot pregnancy. Ladies, We need to talk – ABC podcast, June 15, 2021.

Fisher J. Psychologist says to ‘quell feelings of anxiety and panic’. ABC online, May 28, 2021.

Hammarberg K. Does the so-called fertility cliff exist? ABC Radio Life Matters, May 7, 2021.

Hammarberg K. Researchers have warned couples that money would be better spent on more cycles of IVF rather than using unproven and costly IVF ‘add-ons’. May 4, 2021.

Makleff S. Young people are hungry for good sex education. There’s a program in Mexico that gets it right. The Conversation, March 10, 2021.

Hammarberg K. Do you really need IVF? A new online tool can help you weigh up your options. The Conversation, February 3, 2021.

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