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Professor Jake Najman

BA (hons), PhD (UNSW)

Elected: 2002

Discipline: Sociology

Specialisation: Health, Youth, Children, Research, Longitudinal, Developement, Social Determinants of Health, Drugs and Illicit Substance Abuse, Mental Health.

Profile

Professor Jake Najman is Director of the Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre (QADREC) in the School of Population Health and Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Science at The University of Queensland. He has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia and identified  by the Australian Sociological Association  as one of the 25 most influential sociologists in the history of the discipline in Australia. He has taught extensively in the areas of social research methodology, health inequalities and social factors influencing health and illness. He has been a member of the NHMRC Illicit Drugs Strategy Research Committee and the NHMRC Prevention Working Group. Professor Najman has served on numerous NHMRC Project Grant interviewing committees. Professor Najman has co-authored ten monographs and over 350 research papers. His research has received over 5000 citations in social science/science citation abstracts.

He has received numerous research grants from NHMRC, ARC, CRC and other funding agencies. In total he has received some 80 research grants totalling some $20 million. His major research commitment has been a large scale pre-birth cohort study which recruited over 8000 pregnant women over the period 1981 – 1983. These women and their children have been repeatedly surveyed over a 30 year period. He was the Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the XV World Congress of Sociology (3000 delegates). He is a reviewer for a number of national and international journals. He is an assistant editor of the international journal Addiction.

 

Appointments

1993-2001: Head, Department of Anthropology and Sociology; then Professor (1995) and Head, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland

1988: Reader, Social and Preventive Medicine/Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Queensland

1981: Senior lecturer, Social and Preventive Medicine/Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Queensland

1973: Lecturer, Social and Preventive Medicine/Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Queensland

Awards

1971 - Commonwealth Postgraduate Scholarship

2002 - Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia

2011 - Lee Greenaway Award for outstanding contribution to the field of drug and alcohol research

2012 - Elected by TASA as one of 25 most influential Australian sociologists

2012 - Nominated as outstanding academic teacher by (SOCY1030 – 2-12) by Dean’s Commendation for high achievement student “interesting and engaging lectures that were delivered with enthusiasm and passion”.

Publications

Alati, R. Najman J.M. & Williams, G.M. (2004). The mental health of Filipino women 5 and 14 years after they have given birth in Australia: A longitudinal study. Health Sociology Review, 13(2) 145-156.

Alati, R., Kinner, S., Najman, J.M., Fowler, G., Watt, K, & Green D. (2004). Gender differences in the relationships between alcohol, tobacco and mental health in patients attending an emergency department. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 39(5)463-469.

Beadle, G.F., Yates, P.M., Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A., Thomson, D., Williams, G., et al. (2004). Illusions in advanced cancer: The effect of belief systems and attitudes on quality of life. Pyschooncology, 13(1) 26-36.

Beadle, G.F., Yates, P.M., Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A., Thomson, D., Williams, G., et al. (2004). Beliefs and practices of patients with advanced cancer: Implications for communication. British Journal of Cancer, 91(2) 254-257.

Dunne, M.P. & Najman, J.M. (2004). Letter to the editor: Reply to Stanley and Kovacs Re: Is child sexual abuse declining? Evidence from a population-based survey of men and women in Australia (Dunne, Purdie, Cook, Boyle & Najman, 2003). Child Abuse and Neglect, 28(4) 373-375.

Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M., Sterne, J., Williams, G.M., Ebrahim, S., & Davey Smith, G. (2004). Associations of parental, birth and early life characteristics with systolic blood pressure at 5 years of age. Findings from the Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Circulation, 110, (16) 2417-2423.

Najman, J.M., Aird, R., Bor W., O’Callaghan, M., Williams G.M. & Shuttlewood, G.J. (2004) The generational transmission of socioeconomic inequalities in child cognitive development and emotional health. Social Science and Medicine, 58,(6) 1147-1158.

Wilkins, A.J., O’Callaghan M.J., Najman, J.M., Bor, W., & Shuttlewood, G. (2004). Early childhood factors influencing health-related quality of life in adolescents at 13 years. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 40(3) 102-109.

Yates, P., Edwards, H., Nash, R., Aranda, S., Purdie, D., & Najman, J.M. Skerman, H., & Walsh, A.M., (2004). A randomized controlled trial of a nurse administered educational intervention for improving cancer pain management in ambulatory settings. Patient Education and Counseling, 53(2) 227-237.

Alati, R., Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & O'Callaghan, M. (2005). Is there really a 'J-shaped' curve in the association between alcohol consumption and symptoms of depression and anxiety? Findings from the Mater-University Study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Addiction, 100(5) 643-651.

Alati, R., Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & O’Callaghan, M. (2005). J-shape or linear relationship between alcohol consumption and depression: It matters. A response to Taylor & Rehm. Addiction, 100(6) 872-3.

Alati, R., Najman, J., Kinner, S., Mamun, A., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M. & Bor, W. (2005). Early predictors of adult drinking: A birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 162(11) 1098-1107.

Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & Lawlor, D.A. (2005). Asthma and internalising behaviour problems in adolescence: A longitudinal study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 462-470.

Dunne, M.P., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Dyspareunia unrelated to early sexual abuse?: peer commentaries on Binik. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 34(1) 28-30.

Fagan, A.A. & Najman, J.M. (2005). The relative contributions of parental and sibling substance use to adolescent tobacco alcohol and other drug use. Journal of Drug Issues, 35(4) 869-884.

Lawlor, D.A., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Intrauterine growth and intelligence within sibling-pairs: findings from the Mater-University study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 59(4) 279-282.

Lawlor, D.A., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Is being overweight associated with behavioural problems in childhood and adolescence?  Findings from the Mater University study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(7) 692-697.

Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Early life predictors of adolescent smoking: Findings from the Mater University study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 19(5) 377-387.

Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Socioeconomic position, cognitive function, and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in adolescence: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67(6) 862-8.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Family and early life factors associated with changes in overweight status between ages 5 and 14 years: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. International Journal of Obesity, 29(5) 475−482.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Positive maternal attitude to the family eating together decreases the risk of adolescent overweight. Obesity Research, 13(8) 1422-1430.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Effect of body mass index changes between ages 5 and 14 on blood pressure at age 14: Findings from a birth cohort study. Hypertension, 45(6) 1083-1087.

Najman, J.M, Dunne, M.P., Purdie, D.M., Boyle, F.M., & Coxeter, P.D. (2005). Sexual abuse in childhood and sexual dysfunction in adulthood: An Australian population-based study. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 34(5) 517-526.

Najman, J.M., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Aird, R., & Shuttlewood, G. (2005). Cohort profile: The Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy (MUSP). International Journal of Epidemiology, 34(5) 992-7.

Najman, J.M., Hallam, D., Bor, W.B., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., & Shuttlewood, G. (2005). Predictors of depression in very young children: A prospective study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40, 367-374.

Phillips, N.K., Hammen, C.L., Brennen, P.A., Najman, J.M., & Bor, W. (2005). Early adversity and the prospective prediction of depressive and anxiety disorders in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33(1) 13-24.

Kinner, S. A., Alati, R., Watt, K., Najman, J. M., Fowler, G. P. and Green, D.M. (2005) Substance misuse, anxiety and depression and urgency of presentation to a public emergency department in Australia. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 17 4, 363-370.

Alati, R., Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M. & Williams, G.M. (2006). In utero and postnatal maternal smoking and asthma in adolescence. Epidemiology, 17(2) 138-144.

Alati, R., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M. & Bor, W. (2006). In utero alcohol exposure and prediction of alcohol disorders in early adulthood: A birth cohort study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63(9) 1009-1016.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M. & Alati, R. (2006). Changes in maternal marital status are associated with young adults’ cannabis use: Evidence from a 21-year follow-up of a birth cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology, 35(3) 673-679.

Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J., Batty, G.D., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G., & Bor, W. (2006). Early life predictors of childhood intelligence: Findings from the Mater-University study of pregnancy and its outcomes. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 20(2) 148-162.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2006). Does maternal smoking during pregnancy have a direct effect on future offspring obesity? Evidence from a prospective birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(4) 490-491.

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, F., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G., & Bor, W. (2006). Does maternal smoking during pregnancy predict the smoking patterns of young adult offspring? A birth cohort study. Tobacco Control, 15(6) 452-457.

Najman, J.M., Dunne, M.P., Purdie, D.M., Boyle, F.M., & Coxeter, P.D. (2006). Sexual partner preferences: Evolutionary imperative, emotional attachment or hedonism? Marriage and Family Review, 40(1) 5-23.

Najman, J.M., Toloo, Q., & Siskind. V. (2006). Socioeconomic disadvantage and changes in health risk behaviours in Australia: 1989-90 to 2001. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation, 84(12) 976-984.

O’Callaghan, F.V., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, JM., Williams, G., Bor, W., & Alati, R. (2006). Prediction of adolescent smoking from family and social risk factors at 5 years, and maternal smoking in pregnancy and at 5 and 14 years. Addiction, 101(2) 282-290.

Posner, T.N., Boyle, F.M., Purdie, D.M., Dunne, M.P., & Najman, J.M. (2006). Prevalence and risk factors for lifetime exposure to Pap smear abnormalities in the Australian community. Sexual Health, 3, 275-279.

Shields, L., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., & Bor, W. (2006). Breastfeeding and obesity at 14. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(5) 289-296.

Shaw, M., Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M. (2006). Teenage children of teenage mothers: Psychological, behavioural and health outcomes from an Australian prospective longitudinal study. Social Science and Medicine, 62(10) 2526-2539.

Turner, J., V., Spallek, M., Najman, J., M., Bain, C., Purdie, D., M., Nixon, J., Scott, D., McClure, R. (2006). Socio-economic distribution of environmental risk factors for childhood injury. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 30(6) 514-518.

Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. & Clavarino, A. (2006). Correcting for numerator/ denominator bias when assessing changing inequalities in occupational class mortality, Australia 1981-2002. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 84(3) 198-203.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A. & Alati, R. (2006). Do parents’ marital circumstances predict young adults DSM-IV cannabis use disorders: A prospective study? Addiction, 101(12),1778-1786.

Scott, D., Harrison, J., Purdie, D., Bain, C., Najman, J., Nixon, J., Spinks, A. B. and McClure, R. J. (2006) The properties of the International Classification of the External Cause of Injury when used as an instrument for injury prevention research. Injury Prevention, 12 4: 253-7.

Alati, R., Lawlor, D.A., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., O'Callaghan, M. & Bor, W. (2007). Is there a fetal origin of depression? Evidence from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(5) 575-582.

Lawlor, D.A., Smith, G.D., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M. & Najman, J.M. (2007). Epidemiologic evidence for the fetal overnutrition hypothesis: Findings from the Mater-University study of pregnancy and its outcomes. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(4) 418-424.

O'Callaghan, F.V., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W. (2007). Prenatal alcohol exposure and attention, learning and intellectual ability at 14 years: A prospective longitudinal study.  Early Human Development. 83(2), 115-123.

Najman, J.M., Dunne, M.P., & Boyle, F.M. (2007). Childhood Sexual Abuse and Adult Sexual Dysfunction: Response to Commentary by Rind and Tromovitch. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 36(1) 107-109.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A. & Alati, R. Bor, W. (2007). Cannabis and anxiety and depression in young adults: A large prospective study? Journal of American Academy Child Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(3) 408-417.

Mamun, A.A., Alati, R., O’Callaghan, M., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., O’Callaghan, F.V., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W. (2007). Does childhood sexual abuse have an effect on young adults’ nicotine disorder (dependence or withdrawal)? Evidence from a birth cohort study. Addiction, 102(4) 647-654.

Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., & Room, R. (2007). Increasing socioeconomic inequalities in male cirrhosis of the liver mortality: Australia 1981-2002. Drug & Alcohol Review, 26(3) 273-278.

Espejo, E.P., Hammen, C.L., Conolly, N.P., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M., Bor, W. (2007). Stress sensitization and adolescent depressive severity as a function of childhood adversity: A link to anxiety disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35(2) 287-99.

Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Kinner, S. A., Jamrozik, K., Najman, J. M., & Mamun, A. A. (2007). Maternal partner criminality and cannabis use in young adulthood: A prospective study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(6) 546-553. (IF=1.607).

Callaway, L.K., McIntyre H.D., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. & Lawlor, D.A., (2007). The association of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy with weight gain over the subsequent 21 years: Findings from a prospective cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(4) 421-428.

Najman, J.M., Nguyen, M.L.T., & Boyle, F.M. (2007). Sexual Abuse in childhood and physical and mental health in adulthood: an Australian population study. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 36(5) 666-675.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O’Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. & (2007). Does childhood sexual abuse predict young adult’s BMI? A birth cohort study. Obesity, 15(8) 2103-2110.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Alati, R., Hutchinson. D.M., Jamrozik, K., Najman, J.M., Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M, & Bor, W. (2007) Association of maternal smoking and alcohol consumption with young adults’ cannabis use: A prospective study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(5) 592-598.

Callaway L, Lawlor D, O'Callaghan M, Williams G, Najman J, McIntyre H. (2007) Diabetes mellitus in the 21 years after a pregnancy that was complicated by hypertension: findings from a prospective cohort study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 197(5) 492-e7.

Mamun, A.A., Cramb, S. R., McDermott, B., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., & Williams, G.M. (2007). Adolescents’ perceived overweight associated with depression in young adulthood: A longitudinal study. Obesity, 15(12) 3097-3105.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2007). Authors’ reply Re: Does maternal smoking during pregnancy have a direct effect on future offspring obesity? Evidence from a prospective birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology ,166, 490-491.

Kinner, S., Alati, R., Najman, J.M. & Williams. G.M. (2007). Do paternal arrest and imprisonment lead to child behaviour problems and substance use? A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 48(11) 1148-1156 (IF=4.40).

 

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Cramb. S., O’Callaghan, Najman, J.M, W., Williams, G.M. (2007). Do child sleeping problems predict obesity in young adulthood? Evidence from a prospective birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(12) 1368-1373.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M. & Najman, J.M. (2007). Increasing body mass index from age 5 to 14-years predicts asthma among adolescents: Evidence from a birth cohort study. International Journal of Obesity, 31(4) 578-583.

Mamun, A.A., McDermott, B.M., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. (2008). Predictors of maternal misclassifications of their offspring’s weight status: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Obesity, 32(1) 48-54.

Hutchinson, D., Alati, R., Najman, J., Mattick, R., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, M. & Williams, G. (2008). Maternal attitudes in pregnancy predict drinking initiation in adolescence. Australian and New Zealand Journal Psychiatry, 42(4) 325-335.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A., Bor, W. Alati, R. (2008). Adolescent problem behaviours predicting DSM-IV diagnoses of multiple substance use disorder: findings of a prospective birth cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43(5) 356-363.

Alati, R., Kinner, S., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Mamun, A., Najman, J., Williams, G.M., (2008). Pathways to ecstasy use in young adults: anxiety depression or behavioural deviance? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 92(1-3)108-115.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., McGee, T.R., Bor, W., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., & Mamun, A.A. (2008). Child and adolescent externalizing behaviour and cannabis use disorders in early childhood: An Australian prospective birth cohort study. Addictive Behaviors, 33 (3) 422-438.

Hazel, N.A., Hammen, C., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M.(2008). Early childhood adversity and adolescent depression: the mediating role of continued stress. Psychological Medicine, 38(4) 581-589.

Hayatbakhsh MR, O'Callaghan MJ, Jamrozik K, Najman JM, Mamun AA, Alati R, Bor W. (2008). The association between school performance at 14 years and young adults' use of cannabis: An Australian birth cohort study. Journal of Drug Issues, 38(2) 401-418. IF=0.756”

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., O’Callaghan, M, Bor, W. & Alati, R. (2008). Early childhood predictors of early substance use and substance use disorders: prospective study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(8) 720-731.

McDermott, B., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M.,  O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W. (2008). Preschool children perceived by mothers as irregular eaters: Physical and psychosocial predictors from a birth cohort study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrics , 29(3) 197-205.

Najman, J.M., Heron, M.A., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Dingle, K., Jamrozik, K., Bor, W Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M, Williams, G. (2008). Screening in early childhood for risk of later mental health problems: A longitudinal study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 42(8) 694-700.

Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Najman, J.M., McGee, T., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M. (2009) Early pubertal maturation in the prediction of early adult substance use: A prospective study. Addiction, 104(1) 59-66.

Seib, C., Debattista, J., Fischer, J., Dunne, M., Najman, J.M. (2009) Sexually transmissible infections among sex workers and their clients: Variation in prevalence between sectors of the industry. Sexual Health, 6, 45-50.

Hayatbakhsh, R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M. & Williams, G.M., (2009). Childhood sexual abuse and cannabis use in early adulthood: Findings from an Australian birth cohort study. Archives of Sexual Behavior 38(1) 135-142.

Scott, J., Martin, G., Welham, J., Bor, W., Najman, J.M., O'Callaghan, M. Williams, Aird, R., G.M., McGrath, J. (2009) Psychopathology during childhood and adolescence predicts delusional-like experiences in adults: A 21 year birth cohort study. American Journal of Psychiatry 166(5) 567-574

Seib, C., Fischer, J., Najman, J.M. (2009) The health of female sex workers from three industry sectors in Queensland, Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 68(3) 473-478.

Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M., Cramb, S. R., Najman, J.M.,Williams, G.M., Bor, W. (2009)  Childhood behavioral problems predict young adults’ BMI and obesity: Evidence from a birth cohort study. Obesity, 17(4) 761-766.

Mamun, A.A., Hayatbakhsh, M.R. O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2009) Early overweight and pubertal maturation – pathways of association with young adults’ overweight: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Obesity, 33(1) 14-20.

Mamun, A.A., Cramb, S. R., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., Najman, J.M. (2009) Childhood overweight status predicts diabetes at age 21 years: A follow-up study. Obesity, 17(6) 1255-1261.

Welham, J., Scott, J., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., O'Callaghan, M. McGrath, J. (2009) Growth in young adults who screen positive for non-affective psychosis: A birth cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(1) 61-67.

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Callaway, L., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Lawlor, D., (2009) Associations of gestational weight gain with offspring body mass index and blood pressure at 21 years: Evidence from a birth cohort study. Circulation, 119(13) 1720-1727.

Khatun, M., Clavarino, A.M., Callaway, L., Alati, R., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Mamun, A.A. (2009) Common symptoms during pregnancy predict depression and health status 14 years post-partum. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 104(3) 214-217.

Strathearn, L., Mamun, A.A., Najman. J.M., O'Callaghan, M.J. (2009) Does breastfeeding protect against substantiated child abuse and neglect? A 15-year cohort study. Pediatrics, 123(2) 483-93.

Welham, J., Scott, J., Williams, G., Najman, J., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M., McGrath, J. (2009) Emotional and behavioural antecedents of young adults who screen positive for non-affective psychosis: A 21-year birth cohort study. Psychological Medicine, 39(4) 625-34.

Najman, J.M., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Heron, M.A., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M. (2009) The Impact of episodic and chronic poverty on child cognitive development. The Journal of Pediatrics, 154(2) 284-9.e1.

Alati, R., Gunnell, D., Najman, J., Williams, G., Lawlor, D. (2009) Is IQ in childhood associated with suicidal thoughts and attempts? Findings from The Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. Suicide Life Threatening Behavior. 39(3) 282-93.

O'Callaghan, F., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Najman, J., Williams, G., Bor, W. (2009) Maternal smoking during pregnancy predicts nicotine disorder (dependence or withdrawal) in young adult: A birth cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(4) 371-7.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M. (2009) Predictors of young adults' amphetamine use and disorders: A prospective study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28(3)275-83.

Alati, R., Van Dooren, K., Najman, J., Williams, G.M., Clavarino, A. (2009). Early weaning and alcohol disorders in offspring: Biological effect, mediating factors or residual confounding? Addiction, 104(8)1324-1332.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Sadasivam, S., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. O’Callaghan, M. (2009) Maternal smoking during and after pregnancy and lung function in early adulthood: A prospective study. Thorax, 64(9)810-814.

Scott, J., Najman, J.M., McGrath, J. (2009) Influence of socioeconomic status on delusional-like experiences in adults reply. American Journal of Psychiatry 166(9)1063-1063.

Najman, J.M., Hayatbakhsh M.R., McGee T, Bor W, O'Callaghan M., Williams, G.M. (2009) The impact of puberty on aggression/delinquency: Adolescence to young adulthood. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 42(3) 369-386.

Hutchinson, D., Maloney, E., Mattick, R., Allsop, S., Najman, J., Elliot, E., Burns, L., Jacobs, S. (2009) What are the impacts of mothers and partners substance use during pregnancy? Assessing the psychological characteristics, obstetric and neonatal outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28,A31-A31.

McKetin, R., Ross, J., Najman, J., Baker, A., Lubman, D., Dawe, S., Ali, R., Lee, N., Mattick, R., Mamun, A. (2009) Treatment outcomes for methamphetamine use: Finding from the Methamphetamine Treatment Evaluation Study (MATES).  Drug and Alcohol Review, 28, A76-A77.

O'Callaghan, F., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Williams, G., Bor, W., Najman, J., (2009) Early life and adolescent predictors of young adult smoking at 21 years: A birth cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28, A 48-A49.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M. (2009) Multiple risk factor model predicting cannabis use and use disorders: A longitudinal study. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 35(6)399-407.

Alati, R., Najman, J., O’Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., Clavarino, A. (2009) Fetal growth and behaviour problems in early adolescence: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(5) 1390-1400.

Babajafari, S., Marks, G.C., Mamun, A.A.,  O'Callaghan, M.J. Najman, J.M. (2009) Transition of family food behaviours from adolescence to young adulthood: A longitudinal Study. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 55,102-102. Suppl. 1.

Mamun, A.A.,  Clavarino, A.M.,  Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M.J.  Bor, W. (2009) Maternal depression and the quality of marital relationship: A 14-year prospective study. Journal of Women’s Health, 18(12) 2023-2031.

O'Callaghan, F.V., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. and Bor, W. (2009) Maternal smoking during pregnancy predicts nicotine disorder (dependence or withdrawal) in young adults: a birth cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33 4: 371-377.

Varghese, D., Scott, J., Welham, J., Bor, W., Najman, J., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G., McGrath, J. (2009) Psychotic-like experiences in major depression and anxiety disorders; a population-based survey in young adults. Schizophrenia Bulletin, doi:10.1093/schbul/sbp083.

Aird, R., Scott, J., McGrath, J.  Najman, J. & Mamun, A. (2010). Is the new age phenomenon connected to delusion-like experiences? Analysis of survey data from Australia. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 13(1)37-53.

Seib, C., Dunne, M.P., Fischer, J., Najman, J.M. (2010) Commercial sexual practices before and after legalization in Australia.  Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39(4)970-89. Doi:10.1007/S10508-008-9458-2.

McGrath, J., Welham, J., Scott, J., Varghese, D., Degenhardt, L., Hayatbakhsh M. R., Alati, R., Williams, G. M., Bor, W., Najman, J.M. (2010) Association between cannabis use and psychosis-related outcomes using sibling pair analysis in a cohort of young adults. Archives of General Psychiatry. 67(5):440-447.

Hammen, C., Brennan, P.A., Keenan-Miller, D., Hazel, N.A., Najman, J.M. (2010) Chronic and acute stress, gender, and serotonin transporter gene–environment interactions predicting depression symptoms in youth. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(2) 180-187.

McDermott, B., Mamun, A., Najman, J., Williams, G., O'Callaghan, m., Bor, W. (2010) Longitudinal correlates of the persistence of irregular eating from age 5 to 14 years. Acta Paediatrica, 99(1) 68-71.

Clavarino, A., Mamun, A. A., O’Callaghan, M., Aird, R., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, F., Williams, G.M., Marrington, S., Najman, J., Alati, R. (2010) Maternal anxiety and attention problems in children at 5 and 14 years. Journal of Attention Disorders, 13(6)658 - 667.

Dingle, K.D., Alati, R., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Bor, W., Clavarino, A.M. (2010) The ability of YSR DSM-oriented depression scales to predict DSM-IV depression in young adults: a longitudinal study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 121(1-2)45-51.

Welham, J., Scott, J., Williams, G., Najman, J., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M., McGrath, J. (2010) The antecedents of non-affective psychosis in a birth cohort: Measures related to cognitive ability, attentional dysfunction, and speech problems. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 121(4) 273-279.

Shields, L., Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2010) Breastfeeding and obesity at 21 years: a cohort study. Journal of Clinical Nursing.  19(11-12)1612–1617.

Bor, W., McGee, T,R,, Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Dean, A., Najman, J.M. (2010) Do antisocial females exhibit poor outcomes in adulthood? An Australian cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 44(7)648-57.

Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A.M., McGee T, Bor W., Williams, G.M., Hayatbakhsh M.R (2010) Timing and chronicity of family poverty and development of unhealthy behaviors in children: A longitudinal study. Journal of Adolescent Health 46(6) 538-544.

Tran, U.N., O'Callaghan, M.J., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W. (2010) Relationship between childhood short stature and academic achievement in adolescents and young adults - A longitudinal study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(11)660-7.

Alati, R., Maloney, E., Hutchinson, D., Najman, J.M., Mattick, R., Bor, W., Williams, G.M. (2010) Do maternal parenting practices predict problematic patterns of adolescent alcohol consumption? Addiction,105(5) 872-880 Published online May 2010, 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02891.x

O'Callaghan, F., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Mamun, A., Williams, G., Alati, R. (2010) Is smoking in pregnancy an independent predictor of academic difficulties at 14 years of age? A birth cohort study. Early Human Development, 86(2)71-76 doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2009.12.008.

Horwood, J., Fergusson, D.M., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J., Coffey, C., Patton, G., Silins, E.D., Hutchinson, D. (2010) Cannabis use and educational achievement: Findings from three Australasian cohort studies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence,110,247-253.

Mamun A, Kinarivala M, O'Callaghan M, Williams G, Najman J, Callaway L. (2010) Associations of excess weight gain during pregnancy with long-term maternal overweight and obesity: evidence from 21 y postpartum follow-up. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 91(5)1336-1341.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M. (2010) Association of psychiatric disorders, asthma and lung function in early adulthood. Journal of Asthma, 47(7)786-791.

Najman, J.M., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Clavarino, A., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M. (2010) Family poverty over the early life course and recurrent adolescent and young adult anxiety and depression: A longitudinal study. American Journal of Public Health, 100(9) 1719-1723.

Conway, C.C., Hammen, C., Brennan, P.A., Lind, P.A., Najman, J.M. (2010) Interaction of chronic stress with serotonin transporter and catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphisms in predicting youth depression. Depression and Anxiety, 27(8) 737-745.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Jake Najman; Alexandra Clavarino; Michael O'Callaghan; Abdullah Mamun; Gail Williams (2010). Cannabis use and obesity in young adults. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36(6)350-356. DOI: 10.3109/00952990.2010.500438.

 O'Callaghan, F., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Mamun, A., Williams, G; Clavarino, A., Heussler, Honey; Bor, W., Williams, G. (2010) The link between sleep problems in infancy and early childhood and attention problems at 5 and 14 years: Evidence from a birth cohort study. Early Human Development, 86(7)419-424. Online 19/6/10, doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2010.05.020.

Dingle, K., Clavarino, A., Williams, G., Alati, R., Najman, J., Bor, W. (2010) Predicting depressive and anxiety disorders with the Young Adult's Self-Report (YASR) internalising scales (empirical and DSM-oriented). Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology , 127(1)4-10. DOI 10.1007/s00127-010-0303-2.

McGee, T. R., Scott, J.G., McGrath, J.J., Williams, G.M., O’Callaghan, M., Bor. W., Najman, J.M. (2011) Young adult problem behaviour outcomes of adolescent bullying. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 3(2) 110-114.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J,M., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., Paydar, A., Clavarino, A. (2011) Association between smoking and respiratory function before and after menopause. Lung, 189(1) 65-71.

McGee, T. R., Hayatbakhsh, M R., Bor. W., Cerruto, M., Dean, A., Alati, R., Mills, R., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J. (2011) Antisocial behaviour across the life course: An examination of the effects of early onset desistence and early onset persistent antisocial behaviour in adulthood. Australian Journal of Psychology. 63:44-55.

Clavarino, A., Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J. (2011). Depression following marital problems in a 21 year longitudinal study: Different impacts on mothers and their children Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 46,833-841.DOI: 10.1007/s00127-010-0253-8.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Khatun, M., Mamun, A., Bor, W., Clavarino A. (2011) A longitudinal study of child mental health and problem behaviours at 14 years of age following unplanned pregnancy. Psychiatry Research. 185(1-2)200-204. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2010.05.019

Mills, R., Alati, R., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., Strathearn, L. (2011) Child abuse and neglect and cognitive function at 14: Findings from a longitudinal birth cohort. Pediatrics. 127(1)4-10.

McIlwraith, F., Najman, J., Kinner, S. (2011) AOD treatment agencies: Does religious affiliation influence service delivery? Drug and Alcohol Review. 30:664-70.

Najman, J. (2011) Commentary on Phillips et al (2011), Alcohol and SIDS: A cause-effect association? Addiction. 106(3)526-527.

Brennan, P.A., Hammen, C., Sylvers, P., Bor, W., Najman, J.M., Lind, P., Smith, A.K. (2011) Interactions between the COMT Val 108/158 Met polymorphism  and maternal prenatal smoking predict aggressive behavior outcomes. Biological Psychology. 87(1)99-105.

Mamun, A. A., Callaway, L. K., O'Callaghan, M. J., Williams, G. M., Najman, J. M., Alati, R., Clavarino, A., Lawlor, D.A. (2011). Associations of maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and excess pregnancy weight gains with adverse pregnancy outcomes and length of hospital stay. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 11(1) 62.

Babajafari, S., Marks, G.C., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M.J. Najman, J.M. (2011) Family food behaviours and adolescents’ overweight status: A mother-offspring link Study. Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. 13(11)1-12.

Betts, K., Williams. G.M., Najman, J.M., Alati, R. (2011) The Association between Birth Weight and Anxiety Disorders in Young Adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 25,1060-1067.

Martin, A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., Gorton, E., Alati, R. (2011) Longitudinal analysis of maternal risk factors for childhood sexual abuse: Early attitudes and behaviours, socioeconomic status, and mental health. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45(8) 629-637 

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Kingsbury, A,M,, Flenady, V., Gilshenan, K.S., Hutchinson, D.M., Najman, J.M.(2011) Illicit drug use before and during pregnancy at a tertiary maternity hospital 2000-2006. Drug and Alcohol Review. 30 (2), 181-187.

McGrath, J.J., Welham, J., Scott, J., Varghese, D., Degenhardt, L., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Alati, R., Williams, G.M. Bor, W., Najman, J.M. (2011)Sibling-pair analysis confirms an association between cannabis use and psychosis-related outcomes in a cohort of young adults. Schizophrenia  Bulletin. International Congress on Schizophrenia Research abstracts. March Supp 1(37)56.

Callaway, L.K., McIntyre, D., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Lawlor, D.A., Mamun, A. (2011) Diagnosis and treatment of hypertension 21 years after a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 51(5) 437–440.

Rattan, D., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., Suhail A. (2011) Smoking during pregnancy – need for consistent Public Health data in Australia.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 35(5)406-407.

Najman, J. (2011) Health should take a pot shot: Making a case for medical marijuana. The Conversation. http://theconversation.edu.au/health-should-take-a-pot-shot-making-a-case-for-medical-marijuana-465

Najman, J. (2011) Ignore the scaremongers – a drink (or two) is alright. The Conversation. http://theconversation.edu.au/articles/ignore-the-scaremongers-a-drink-or-two-is-alright-1923.

Muir, C., O'Callaghan, M.J., Bor, W., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. (2011) Speech concerns at 5 years and adult educational and mental health outcomes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(7)423-428.

Ciketic , S., Hayatbakhsh, M.R.,  Doran, C.M., Najman, J.M., McKetin, R. (2011) A review of psychological and pharmacological treatment options for methamphetamine dependence. Journal of Substance Use, 17(4)363-383.

Tran, U.N., O’Callaghan, M.J., Mamun, A.A. Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W.  (2011) The Relationship between Childhood Height and Adolescent Intelligence (Chapter 3). In Bassani, C. (Ed.) Adolescent Behavior. New York: Nova Publishers.

Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Flenady, V., Kingsbury-Humphreys, A., Gibbons, K., Najman, J.M., Mamun, A., Hurrion, E. (2011) Birth outcomes associated with cannabis use before and during pregnancy. Pediatric Research, 71, 212-219.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J,M., Bor, W., Clavarino, A., Alati, R., (2011) School performance and alcohol use in early adulthood: A longitudinal study. Alcohol. 45(7)701-709.

Hammen, C., Hazel, N. A., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M. (2012) Intergenerational transmission and continuity of stress and depression:  Depressed women and their offspring in 20 years of follow-up. Psychological Medicine, 42(5) 931-942.

Katz, S., Conway, C., Hammen, C., Brennan, P., & Najman, J. (2012).  Childhood social withdrawal, interpersonal impairment, and young adult depression: A mediational model. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 39(8)1227-1239.

Liddle, K., O’Callaghan, M., Mamun, A., Najman. J., Williams, G. (2012) Comparison of BMI and triceps skinfold at 5 years and young adult BMI, waist circumference and blood pressure. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(5)424-429.

O'Callaghan, F., Najman, J., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G., Bor, W. (2012) Physical Activity and intelligence: A causal exploration. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 9,218-224.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Clavarino, A., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., Najman, J.M. (2012) Young adults’ gambling and its association with mental health and substance use problems. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(2)160-166.

Conway, C., Keenan-Miller, D., Hammen, C., Lind, P., Najman, J.M., Brennan. P. (2012) Coaction of stress and serotonin transporter genotype in predicting aggression at the transition to adulthood. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41(1)53-63.

Seib, C., Dunne, M., Fischer, J., Najman, J.M. (2012) Predicting the job satisfaction of female sex workers in Queensland, Australia. International Journal of Sexual Health, 24, 99-111.

Conway, C.C., Hammen, C., Espejo, E.P., Wray, N.R., Najman, J.M., Brennan, P.A. (2012) Appraisals of stressful life events as a genetically-linked mechanism in the stress-depression relationship. Cognitive Therapy and Research. 36(4)338-347.

Mamun, A.A., Kinarivala, M.K., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G., Najman, J.M. & Callaway, L. (2012). Does hypertensive disorder of pregnancy predict offspring blood pressure at 21 years? Evidence from a birth cohort study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 26(5) 288-294.

Hayatbakhsh M.R., Flenady, V.J., Gibbons, K.S., Kingsbury, A.M., Hurrion, E., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M. (2012). Birth outcomes associated with cannabis use before and during pregnancy. Pediatric Research. 71(2)215-9.

Najman JM. (2012) Commentary on Boschloo etal. (2012) Persistence, natural recovery and recurrence of those with alcohol use disorders - does treatment make a difference? Addiction. 107(9)1599-600.

Fischer, J., Clavarino, A.M., Najman, J.M. (2012) Drug, sex and age differentials in the use of Australian publicly funded treatment services. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 6(1),13-21.

Fischer, J., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Clavarino, A.M (2012) Childhood and adolescent psychopathology and subsequent tobacco smoking in young adults: Findings from an Australian birth cohort. Addiction. 107(9) 1669-1676.

McKetin, R., Najman, J.M., Baker, A., Lubman, D.I., Dawe, S., Ali, R., Lee, N.K., Mattick, R.P., Mamun, A. (2012). Evaluating the impact of community-based treatment options on methamphetamine use: Findings from the Methamphetamine Treatment Evaluation Study (MATES). Addiction. 107(11) 1998-2008.

Doolan, I., Najman, J. M., R., Cherney, A. (2012) The Health Needs of Australian Indigenous young people entering detention. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(10) 896-901.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., O'Callaghan, M.J, Bor, W., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2012)

Association of breastfeeding and adolescents' psychopathology: A large prospective study. Breastfeeding Medicine. 7(6) 480-486.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Clavarino, A., Williams, G., Sina, M., Najman, J.M. (2012) Cigarette smoking and age of menopause: A large prospective study. Maturitas. 72(4) 346-352

Hyde, R., O'Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G., Najman, J.M (2012) Long term outcomes of infant behavioural dysreglation.  Pediatrics, 130(5)e1243-1251.

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2012) Change in maternal body mass index is associated with offspring body mass index: A 21-year prospective study. European Journal of Nutrition. Epub 2012/12/01.

Mamun, A., O'Callaghan, F., Scott, J., Heussler, H., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Williams, G. (2012) Continuity and discontinuity of trouble sleeping behaviors from early childhood to young adulthood in a large Australian community-based-birth cohort study. Sleep Medicine. 13(10)1301-1306

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2012) Maternal smoking during pregnancy predicts adult offspring cardiovascular risk factors - evidence from a community-based large birth cohort study. PLoS ONE. 7(7):e41106. Epub 2012/07/26.

Betts, K.S., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Bor, W., Alati, R. (2012) Pre-trauma verbal ability at five years of age and the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder in adult males and females. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 46(7) 933-939.

Starr, L.R., Hammen, C., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M. (2012) Serotonin transporter gene as a predictor of stress generation in depression (2012). Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 121(4),810-818.

Soltani, M., Haytabakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M.J., Bor, W., Dingle, K., Clavarino, A. (2012) Sleepless nights: The effect of socioeconomic status, physical activity, and lifestyle factors on sleep quality in a large cohort of Australian women. Archives of Women’s Mental Health. 15(4)237-247.

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., Najman, J. (2013) Adolescents bullying and young adults body mass index and obesity: A longitudinal study. International journal of obesity. 37:1140-6

Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Clavarino, A.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W. & Najman, J.M. (2013) Early life course predictors of young adults' gambling. International Gambling Studies, 13(1)19-36.

Hayatbakhsh, R., Williams, G.M., Bor, W. & Najman, J.M (2013) Early childhood predictors of age of initiation to use of cannabis: A birth prospective study. Drug and Alcohol Review. 32(3)232–240.

Ciketic , S., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Doran, C.M., Najman, J.M., McKetin, R. (2013). Health-related quality of life among methamphetamine users in treatment. Mental Health and Substance Use. (3)250-261.

Callaway, L.K., Mamun, A., McIntyre, H.D., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Nitert, M.D., Lawlor, D.A. (2013) Does a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy help predict future essential hypertension? Findings from a prospective pregnancy cohort study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 27,309–314

Betts, K.S., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Scott, J., Alati, R. (2013) The association between lower birth weight and comorbid generalised anxiety and major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2,231-237.

Varghese, D., Wray, N.R., Scott, J.G., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., McGrath, J.J. (2013) The heritability of delusional-like experiences. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 127(1)48-52.

Mamun, A. A., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2013) Television watching from adolescence to adulthood and its association with body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and obesity: A longitudinal study.  Public Health Nutrition, 16(1)54-64.

Starr, L.R., Hammen, C., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M. (2013) Relational security moderates the effect of serotonin transporter gene polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) on stress generation and depression among adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 41(3)379-388.

Mills, R., Scott, J., Alati, R., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Strathearn, L. (2013) Child maltreatment and adolescent mental health problems in a large birth cohort. Child Abuse & Neglect.  37(5), 292-302. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2012.11.008

Hollingworth, S.A., Symons, M., Khatun, M., Loveday, B., Ballantyne, S., Hall, W.D., Najman, J. (2013) Prescribing databases can be used to monitor trends in opioid analgesic prescribing in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 37(2), 132-138 DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12030

Rattan, D., Mamun, A., Najman, .J, Williams, G., Doi, S. (2013) Smoking behaviour in pregnancy and its impact on smoking cessation at various intervals during follow-up over 21 years: A prospective cohort study. BJOG, 120, 288-295.

Fischer, J., Conrad, S., Clavarino, A.M., Kemp, R., Najman, J.M. (2013) Quality of life of people who inject drugs: Characteristics and comparisons with other population samples. Quality of Life Research. DOI 10.1007/s11136-013-0450-8

Smirnov, A., Najman, J.M., Hayatbakhsh, R., Wells ,H., Legosz, M., Kemp, R. (2013) Young adults' recreational social environment as a predictor of Ecstasy use initiation: findings of a population-based prospective study. Addiction. doi:10.1111/add.12239

Mamun, A., Callaway, L., Dekker, M., Mcintyre, D., .Lawlor, D.A., Williams, G., Najman, J.M. (2013) Does a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy help predict future essential hypertension? Findings from a prospective pregnancy cohort study. Journal of Human Hypertension, 27,309–314.

Varghese, D., Scott, J., Bor, W., Williams, G., Najman, J., McGrath, J. (2013)

The association between adult attachment style and delusional-like experiences in a community sample of women. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201(6) 525–529.

Dev, A., Kemp, R., Ward, J., Henderson, S., Williams, S., Smirnov, A., Plotnikova, M., Najman, J.M. (2013) Findings from the Queensland Injecting Drug Survey (QuIDS): Comparing hepatitis C risk behaviours among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who inject drugs. HIV Australia 11(3)37-40.

Smirnov, A., Najman, J.M. Kemp, R., Wells, H., Legoszs, M. (2013) Young adults' trajectories of Ecstasy use: A population based study. Addictive Behaviors, 38,2667–2674.

Hayatbakhsh,R., Clavarino, A.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, M.J., Najman, J.M. (2013) Family structure, marital discord and offspring’s psychopathology in early adulthood: A prospective study. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 22(11)693-700.

Humphreys, K.L., Katz, S.J., Lee, S.S., Hammen, C.L., Brennan, P.A. Najman, J.M. (2013) The association of ADHD and depression: Mediation by peer problems and parent-child difficulties in two complementary samples. Journal of Abnormal Psychology,122(3)854-867.

Betts, Kim Steven, Williams, Gail M., Najman, Jacob M. and Alati, Rosa (2013) Exploring the female specific risk to partial and full PTSD following physical assault. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26 1: 86-93.

Ober, C., Dingle, K., Clavarino, A., Najman, J.M., Alati, R, et al. (2013) Validating a screening tool for mental health and substance use risk in an Indigenous prison population. Drug and Alcohol Review, 32,611-617.

Smirnov, A., Najman, J. M., Legosz, M., Wells, H., & Kemp, R. (2013). Social contacts and ecstasy Offers: Findings of a population-based study. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 45, 425-433.

Doolan, I., Najman, J.M., Mills, R., Cherney, A., Strathearn, L., (2013) Does child abuse and neglect explain the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in youth detention?: Findings from a birth cohort study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(5)303-309.

Mamun, A. A.,  Ratneswary, S., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G., Najman, J.M., McIntyre H.D., Callaway, L. (2013) Cesarean delivery and the long-term risk of offspring obesity. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 122 6: 1176-1183.

Najman, J. M. (2013) Commentary on Lindstrom et al: Does economic stress lead to tobacco smoking and does it matter if it does? Addiction, 108(7), 1315–1316.

Najman, J.M., Khatun, M., Mamun, A., Clavarino, A.M., Williams, G.M., Scott, J., O’Callaghan, M., Hayatbakhsh, R., Alati, R. (2014) Does depression experienced by mothers lead to a decline in marital quality? A 21-year longitudinal study. Social Psychiatry Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49(1)121-32.

Smirnov, A., Hayatbakhsh, R., Alati, R., Legosz, M., Burns, L., Kemp, R., Wells, H., Najman, J. (2014) Psychological distress and drug use patterns of young adult Ecstasy users. A complementary analysis of Australian data sets. Substance Use and Misuse, 49(1-2)77-86.

Smirnov, A., Kemp, R., Wells, H., Legosz, M., Najman, J.M (2014) Using population screening for recruitment of young adults engaged in illicit drug use: Methodological issues and sampling outcomes. Social Science Research, 45,89–97.

Saiepour, N., Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A., Baker, P.J. Ware, R.S., Williams, G.M.  (2014) Item ordering of personal disturbance scale (DSSI/sAD) in a longitudinal study; Using Mokken scale analysis. Personality and Individual Differ

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    ABN: 59 957 839 703
  • Location: 26 Balmain Crescent, Acton, ACT 2601
  • Postal: GPO Box 1956, Canberra, ACT 2601
  • +61 .2 62491788
  • +61 .2 62474335
  • secretariat@assa.edu.au