Peer-reviewed papers

Fisher J, Tran T, Luchters S, Tran TD, Hipgrave D, Hanieh S, Tran H, Simpson J, Nguyen T, Le M, Biggs B-A. Addressing multiple modifiable risks through structured community-based Learning Clubs to improve maternal and infant health and infant development in rural Vietnam: protocol for a parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2018;8:e023539. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023539.

Fisher J, Tran TD, Wynter K, Hiscock H, Bayer J, Rowe H. Gender-informed psycho-educational program to promote respectful relationships and reduce postpartum common mental disorders among primiparous women: long term follow-up of participants in a community-based cluster randomised controlled trial. Global Mental Health 2018 (accepted).

Ashford MT, Olander EK, Rowe H, Fisher JR, Ayers S. Feasibility and Acceptability of a Web-Based Treatment with Telephone Support for Postpartum Women With Anxiety: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research Mental Health 2018;5(2):e19. DOI: 10.2196/mental.9106. PMID: 29678804.

Brear M, Shabangu P , Fisher J , Hammarberg K , Keleher H , Livingstone C. Health Capability Deprivations in a Rural Swazi Community: Understanding Complexity With Theoretically Informed, Qualitatively Driven, Mixed-Method Design, Participatory Action Research, Qualitative Health Research 2018. DOI: 10.1177/1049732318768236.

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 2018. DOI: 10.1080/15548732.2018.1498428.

Dwyer R, Gabbe B, Tran TD, Smith K, Lowthian JA. Patterns of emergency ambulance use, 2009 to 2013: a comparison of older people living in Residential Aged Care Facilities and the Community. Age and Ageing 2018 (accepted).

Forbes F, Wynter K, Wade C, Zeleke B, Fisher J. Male partner attendance at antenatal care and adherence to antenatal care guidelines: secondary analysis of 2011 Ethiopian demographic and health survey data. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018, 18:145. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-018-1775-4.

Glover V, O'Donnell K, O'Connor T & Fisher J. Prenatal maternal stress, fetal programming, and mechanisms underlying later psychopathology—A global perspective. Development and Psychopathology. 2018, 30(3): 843-854, DOI: 10.1017/S095457941800038X

Hammarberg K. Fertility Preservation in Women for Social Reasons. Elsevier 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.64870-5.

Hammarberg K, Prentice T, Purcell I and Johnson L. Quality of information about success rates provided on assisted reproductive technology clinic websites in Australia and New Zealand. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 2018; 58: 330–334. DOI: 10.1111/ajo.12745.

Hammarberg K, Sullivan E, Jarvid N, Duncombe G, Halliday L, Boyle F, Saunders C, Ives A, Dickinson J, Fisher J. Health care experiences among women diagnosed with gestational breast cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care 2018; 27(2): 212682. DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12682.

Hammarberg K, Trounson A, McBain J, Matthews P, Robertson T, Robertson F, Magli C, Mhlanga T, Makurumure T and Marechera F. Improving access to ART in low-income settings through knowledge transfer: a case study from Zimbabwe. Human Reproduction Open, pp. 1–5, 2018. DOI:10.1093/hropen/hoy017

Holton S, Papanikolaou V, Hammarberg K, Rowe H, Kirkman M, Jordan L, McNamee K, Bayly C, McBain J, Sinnott V & Fisher J. Fertility management experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome in Australia. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 2018. DOI: 10.1080/13625187.2018.1483020.

Holton S, Thananjeyan A, Heather Rowe H, Maggie Kirkman M, Jordan L, McNamee K, Bayly C, McBain J, Sinnott V, Fisher J. The Fertility Management Experiences of Australian Women with a Non-communicable Chronic Disease: Findings from the Understanding Fertility Management in Contemporary Australia Survey. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2018, 22 (6): 830-840. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2454-9.

Ishiguro A, Inoue M, Fisher J, Inoue M, Matsumoto S and Yamaoka K. Gender-Based Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in the Midterm Recovery Period Following the Great East Japan Earthquake. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2018, DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2018.80

Khatri G, Tran TD, Baral S, FISHER J. Effect of the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes on symptoms of common mental disorders among women who are pregnant. Journal of Affective Disorders 2018; 228; 238-247. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.12.016.

Le M, Holton S, Kirkman M, FISHER J. "I feel that life is meaningless”: Vietnamese adolescents’ experiences of and reflections about interpersonal violence". Global Mental Health 2018; 5:e12. DOI:10.1017/gmh.2017.34.

Li Z, Wang A Y, Bowman M, Hammarberg K, Farquhar C, Johnson L, Safi N, Sullivan E A; ICSI does not increase the cumulative live birth rate in non-male factor infertility, Human Reproduction 2018. DOI: 10.1093/humrep/dey118.

McGlynn P, Renzaho A, Pham M, Toole M, Fisher J, Luchters S. Critical examination of evidence for the nutritional status of children in Papua New Guinea – a systematic review. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2018; 27(1): 1-18. DOI: 10.6133/apjcn.042017.02.

Murray L, Tran TD, Vo TV, Cass L, Fisher J. How do caregivers understand and respond to unsettled infant behaviour in Vietnam? A qualitative study. Child: Care, Health and Development 2018; 44(1), 62-70. DOI: 10.1111/cch.12474.

O’Hara R, Rowe H, Roufeil L, Fisher J. Should endometriosis be managed within a chronic disease framework? An analysis of national policy documents. Australian Health Review 2018 (Accepted).

Pradhan P, Wynter K, Fisher J. Factors associated with pregnancy among married adolescents in Nepal: secondary analysis of the National Demographic and Health Surveys from 2001 to 2011. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018. (Accepted).

Prior E, Lew R, Hammarberg K & Johnson L (2018): Fertility facts, figures and future plans: an online survey of university students, Human Fertility, DOI: 10.1080/14647273.2018.148256

Seng JS, Li Y, Yang JJ, King AP, Kane Low L, Sperlich M, Rowe H, Lee H, Muzik M, Ford JD, Liberzon I. Gestational and postnatal cortisol profiles for women with posttraumatic stress disorder and the dissociative subtype. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 2018; 47: 12–22. DOI: 10.1016/j.jogn.2017.10.008.

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K, Fisher J. Experiences of menopause, self-management strategies for menopausal symptoms and perceptions of health care among immigrant women:a systematic review. Climacteric 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/13697137.2017.1421922.

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. 2018. DOIs: 10.1017/S136898001800232X

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 2018. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1474445.

Wade C, Matthews J, Bent C, Neill E, Petrovic Z., FISHER J., Michaux A, Cann W. Parenting Today: Development and methodology of a state-wide representative survey of contemporary parenting experiences. Children Australia 2018. (in press).

Wilson N, Wynter K, Fisher J. & Bei B. Distinguishing postpartum depression and fatigue among women seeking help for unsettled infant behaviours. BMC Psychiatry. 2018 (Accepted)

Wynter K, Wilson N, Thean P, Bei Bei, Fisher J. Psychological Distress, Alcohol Use, Fatigue, Sleepiness, and Sleep Quality: An Exploratory Study Among Men Whose Partners Are Admitted to a Residential Early Parenting Service. Australian Psychologist (2018). DOI:10.1111/ap.12348.

Research translation

Hammarberg K, Healthy parents healthy baby: the benefits of optimising preconception health, VicDoc, October/November 2018.

Hammarberg K. How does being overweight affect my fertility? The Conversation, May 22, 2018. https://theconversation.com/how-does-being-overweight-affect-my-fertility-95224

Hammarberg K. Victoria’s sperm donor laws yield some surprises, but mostly happy ones. The Conversation, March 30, 2018, http://theconversation.com/victorias-sperm-donor-laws-yield-some-surprises-but-mostly-happy-ones-93743

Hammarberg K, Hidden chemical menace, Medical Observer, December 2017-January 2018.

Fisher J, Kaligis F, Tran TD, Wiguna T. How we can help detect depression in our teens. The Conversation. September 10, 2018. https://theconversation.com/how-we-can-help-detect-depression-in-our-teens-102856

Peer reviewed book chapters

Fisher J, Acton C, Rowe H. (2018) Mental Health Problems Among Childbearing Women: Historical Perspectives and Social Determinants. In: Muzik M., Rosenblum K. (eds) Motherhood in the Face of Trauma. Integrating Psychiatry and Primary Care. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65724-0_1.

Technical reports

McLachlan E, Surjaningrum E, Widyahening IS, Friska D, Wanda D, FISHER J and Arabena K. Regional Initiatives: Building Health and Wellbeing in the First 1000 Days. Summary report to The Australia–Indonesia Centre, July 2018.

McLachlan E, Surjaningrum E, Widyahening IS, Friska D, Wanda D, FISHER J and Arabena K. First 1000 Days Australia & The Australia–Indonesia Centre 2018, Regional Initiatives: Building Health and Wellbeing in the First 1000 Days, Indigenous Health Equity Unit, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne. Report to The Australia–Indonesia Centre, July 2018.

Articles in newsletters and other professional / community publications

Pregnancy myths. Chronic conditions not a deterrent. This article reported findings from the fertility management study about women with a chronic illness (based on A. Thananjeyan Honours thesis and our recent article in the Maternal and Child Health Journal). Herald Sun, March 20, 2018. https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/.../fc9702c4b724e54a1af2f06040246f64

Interview with journalist

Hammarberg K. Getting pregnant: Things that help (and hinder) your chances of conceiving. ABC Health and Wellbeing. http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2018-06-10/what-helps-and-hinders-your-chances-of-getting-pregnant/9564218.

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