2018 Publications

Book Chapters

Armour M, Ee C, Steiner GZ.  Randomized controlled trials. In: Liamputtong P, ed. Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer; 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_94-1.

Chalmers KJ, Armour M. The Delphi technique. In Liamputtong P, ed., Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer; 2018:1-20. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_99-1.

Chan E, Seto S, Yeung T, Chan G. Chinese herbal medicine in the management of atherosclerosis-related chronic conditions in an aging population. In: Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population. United States: IGI Global; 2018:320-342. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2633-9.ch017.

Chan, E., Seto, S. W., Au Yeung, T. M., & Chan, G. H. (2018). Chinese Herbal Medicine in the Management of Atherosclerosis-Related Chronic Conditions in an Aging Population. In: Fong B, Ng A, Yuen P, eds. Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population.  (pp. 320-342). Pennsylvania: IGI Global. DOI:10.4018/978-1-5225-2633-9.ch017.

MacMillan F, McBride KA, George ES, Steiner GZ. Conducting a systematic review: a practical guide. . In: Liamputtong P, ed. Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer; 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_113-2.

Manohar N, MacMillan F, Steiner GZ, Arora A. Recruitment of research participants. In: Liamputtong P, ed. Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer; 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_75-1.

McBride KA, MacMillan F, George ES, Steiner GZ. The use of mixed methods in research. In: Liamputtong P, ed. Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer; 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_97-1.

Smith CA, Armour M. Alternative therapies to improve conception rates. In: Kovacs G, Norman R, editors. How to Improve Preconception Health to Maximise IVF Success. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2018. p. 120-130. DOI: 10.1017/9781316727119.013.


Acquaviva  A, Jones A, Dennis GR, Shalliker RA, Soliven A. Phenolic profiling of complex tea samples via simultaneous multiplexed detection employing reaction flow HPLC columns and colorimetric post column derivatisation. Microchem J. 2018;138:533-539. DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2018.01.044.

Armour M, Ee CC, Hao J, Wilson TM, Yao SS, Smith CA. Acupuncture and acupressure for premenstrual syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;8:Cd005290. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005290.pub2.

Armour M, Smith CA, Schabrun SM, Steiner GZ, Zhu X, Lawson KD, Song J. Manual acupuncture plus usual care versus usual care alone in the treatment of endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain: study protocol for a randomised controlled feasibility study. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018;4(10). DOI: 10.1186/s40814-017-0152-9.

Ashdown-Franks G, Koyanagi A, Vancampfort D, Smith L, Firth J, Schuch F, Veronese N, Stubbs B. Sedentary behavior and perceived stress among adults aged≥ 50 years in six low-and middle-income countries. Maturitas. 2018;116:100-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.08.005.

Ashdown-Franks G, Williams J, Vancampfort D, Firth J, Schuch F, Hubbard K, Craig T, Gaughran F, Stubbs B. Is it possible for people with severe mental illness to sit less and move more? A systematic review of interventions to increase physical activity or reduce sedentary behaviour. Schizophr Res. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.06.058.

Avard N, Grant SJ. A case report of a novel, integrative approach to Hashimoto's thyroiditis with unexpected results. Adv Integr Med. 2018;5(2):75-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.aimed.2018.03.003.

Bellhouse S, McWilliams L, Firth J, Yorke J, French DP. Are community-based health worker interventions an effective approach for early diagnosis of cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psycho-oncology. 2018;27(4):1089-1099. DOI:10.1002/pon.4575.

Bhuyan DJ, Vuong QV, Bond DR, Chalmers AC, Bowyer MC, Scarlett CJ. Eucalyptus microcorys leaf extract derived HPLC-fraction reduces the viability of MIA PaCa-2 cells by inducing apoptosis and arresting cell cycle. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018;105:449-460. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopha.2018.05.150.

Blignault I, Hunter J, Mumford J. Integration of Indigenous healing practices with western biomedicine in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America: a scoping review protocol. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2018;16(6):1354-1360. DOI: 10.11124/jbisrir-2017-003468.

Boudville N, Cho Y, Equinox KL, Figueiredo AE, Hawley CM, Howard K, Johnson DW, Jose M, Lee A, Maley M, Moodie J, Pascoe EM, Steiner GZ, Tomlins M, Voss D, Chow J. Teaching peritoneal dialysis in Australia: an opportunity for improvement. Nephrology (Carlton). 2018;23(3):259-263. DOI: 10.1111/nep.12992.

Braun LA, Ou R, Kure C, Trang A, Rosenfeldt F. Prevalence of Zinc Deficiency in Cardiac Surgery Patients. Heart Lung Circul. 2018;27(6):760-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.07.009

Canaway R, Leach M, Hunter J. Setting an agenda for strengthening the evidence-base for traditional and complementary medicines: perspectives from an expert forum in Australia. Adv Integr Med. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.aimed.2018.06.002.

Cramer H, Lauche R, Anheyer D, Pilkington K, de Manincor M, Dobos G, Ward L. Yoga for anxiety: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Depress Anxiety. 2018. DOI: 10.1002/da.22762.

Cribb L, Murphy J, Froud A, Oliver G, Bousman CA, Ng CH, Sarris J. Erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acid composition is associated with depression and FADS genotype in Caucasians. Nutr Neurosci. 2018;21(8), 589-601. DOI: 10.1080/1028415x.2017.1327685.

de Lacey SL, Sanderman E, Smith CA. Acupuncture in reproductive medicine: the motivations of infertile women to participate in a randomised controlled trial. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2018;39(2):112-120. DOI: 10.1080/0167482X.2017.1308349.

de Manincor M. Evidence for yoga as a treatment intervention for depression, anxiety and PTSD-navigating heterogeneity. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2018;52:108-108. DOI: 10.1177/0004867418764980.

Dwyer JT, Coates PM, Smith MJ. Dietary supplements: regulatory challenges and research resources. Nutrients. 2018;10(1). DOI: 10.3390/nu10010041.

Fan S, Li CG, Wang P. Role of UPRmt in Exercise-induced skeletal muscle metabolic homeostasis. Chinese Journal of Sport Medicine. 2018;4:353-357.

Firth J, Carney R, French P, Elliott R, Cotter J, Yung AR. Long-term maintenance and effects of exercise in early psychosis. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2018;12(4), 578-585. DOI: 10.1111/eip.12365.

Firth J, Carney R, Teasdale SB, Stubbs B, Ward PB, Berk M, Sarris J. Nutritional deficiencies and clinical correlates in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis [Poster]. Schizophr Bull. 2018;44, S405-S405. DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sby018.991.

Firth J, Firth JA, Stubbs B, Vancampfort D, Schuch FB, Hallgren M, Veronese N, Yung AR, Sarris J. Association between muscular strength and cognition in people with major depression or bipolar disorder and healthy controls. JAMA Psychiatry. 2018. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.0503.

Firth J, Rosenbaum S, Ward PB, Curtis J, Teasdale SB, Yung AR, Sarris J. Adjunctive nutrients in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review of efficacy, tolerability and neurobiological mechanisms. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2018. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.6055.

Firth J, Stubbs B, Teasdale SB, Ward PB, Veronese N, Shivappa N, Hebert JR, Berk M, Yung AR, Sarris J. Diet as a hot topic in psychiatry: a population-scale study of nutritional intake and inflammatory potential in severe mental illness. World Psychiatry. 2018;17(3), 365-367. DOI: 10.1002/wps.20571.

Firth J, Stubbs B, Vancampfort D, Firth JA, Large M, Rosenbaum S, Hallgren M, Ward PB, Sarris J, Yung AR. Grip strength is associated with cognitive performance in schizophrenia and the general population: a UK Biobank study of 476559 participants. Schizophr Bull. 2018. DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sby034.

Firth J, Stubbs B, Vancampfort D, Schuch F, Lagopoulos J, Rosenbaum S, Ward P. Effect of aerobic exercise on hippocampal volume in humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis. NeuroImage. 2018;166;230-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.11.007.

Firth J, Torous J, Carney R, Cosco T, Newby J, Christensen H, Sarris J. Digital technologies in the treatment of anxiety: recent innovations and future directions. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018;20(6):44. DOI: 10.1007/s11920-018-0910-2

Fogarty JF, Barry RJ, de Blasio FM, Steiner GZ. ERP components and behaviour in the auditory equiprobable Go/NoGo task: inhibition in young adults. Psychophysiology. 2018. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.13065.

Garrido S, Steiner GZ, Russo N. People with dementia: The challenges for data collection with a vulnerable population. SAGE Res Methods Cases Part 2. 2018. DOI: 10.4135/9781526439024.

Ghelani H, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Pragada RR, Nammi S. (R)-α-Lipoic acid inhibits fructose-induced myoglobin fructation and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in vitro. BMC Complementary Altern Med. 2018;18(1);13. DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-2076-6.

Ghelani H, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Pragada R, Nammi S. Attenuation of glucose-induced myoglobin glycation and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) by (R)-α-lipoic acid in vitro. Biomolecules. 2018;8(1). DOI: 10.3390/biom8010009.

Gong AG, Duan R, Wang HY, Kong XP, Dong TT, Tsim KWK, Chan K. Evaluation of the pharmaceutical properties and value of Astragali Radix. Medicines. 2018;5(2). DOI: 10.3390/medicines5020046.

Grant S, Hunter J, Bensoussan A, Delaney G. Guidance for establishing an integrative oncology service in the Australian healthcare setting: a discussion paper. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2018;26(2);471-481. DOI: 10.1007/s00520-017-3851-0.

Gyengesi E, Liang H, Millington C, Sonego S, Sirijovski D, Gunawardena D, Dhananjayan K, Venigalla M, Niedermayer G, Münch G. Investigation into the effects of Tenilsetam on markers of neuroinflammation in GFAP-IL6 mice. Pharm Res. 2018;35(1);22. DOI: 10.1007/s11095-017-2326-9.

Hallgren M, Skott M, Ekblom Ö, Firth J, Schembri A, Forsell Y. Exercise effects on cognitive functioning in young adults with first-episode psychosis: FitForLife. Psychol Med. 2018;6:1-9. DOI: 10.1017/S0033291718001022.

Hewett ZL, Pumpa KL, Smith CA, Fahey PP, Cheema BS. Effect of a 16-week Bikram yoga program on perceived stress, self-efficacy and health-related quality of life in stressed and sedentary adults: a randomised controlled trial. J Sci Med Sport. 2018;21(4):352-357. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.08.006

Hunter J, Ussher J, Parton C, Kellett A, Smith CA, Delaney G, Oyston E. Australian integrative oncology services: a mixed method study exploring the views of cancer survivors. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018;18(1):153. DOI: 10.1186/s12906-018-2209-6.

Jayathilake C, Visvanathan R, Deen A, Bangamuwage R, Jayawardana BC, Nammi S, Liyanage, R. Cowpea: An overview on its nutritional facts and health benefits. J Sci Food Agric. 2018. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.9074.

Jones A, Acquaviva A, Dennis GR, Shalliker RA, Soliven A. Bioactive screening of complex tea samples using the ferric reducing antioxidant power assay incorporating reaction flow HPLC columns for post column derivatisations. Microchem J. 2018;138:197-202. DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2018.01.005

Kaambwa B, Smith CA, de Lacey S, Ratcliffe J. Does selecting covariates using factor analysis in mapping algorithms improve predictive accuracy? A case of predicting EQ-5D-5L and SF-6D utilities from the women's health questionnaire. Value in Health. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.01.020

Kandola A, Vancampfort D, Herring MP, Rebar AL, Hallgren MA, Firth J, Stubbs B. Moving to beat anxiety: epidemiology and therapeutic issues with physical activity for anxiety. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018;20(8). DOI: 10.1007/s11920-018-0923-x.

Karamacoska D, Barry R, Steiner G, Coleman E, Wilson E. Intrinsic EEG activity and task-related changes affect Go/NoGo task performance. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 2018;125:17-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2018.01.015.

Leach M, Canaway R, Hunter J. Evidence based practice in traditional and complementary medicine: an agenda for policy, practice, education and research. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 2018;31:38-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2018.01.011.

Levett K, Dahlen H, Smith CA, Finlayson K, Downe S, Girosi F. Cost analysis of the CTLB Study, a multitherapy antenatal education programme to reduce routine interventions in labour. BMJ Open. 2018;8(2). DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017333.

Li L, Hasegawa H, Inaba N, Yoshioka W, Chang D, Liu J, Ichida K. Diet-induced hyperhomocysteinemia impairs vasodilation in 5/6-nephrectomized rats. Amino Acids. 2018;50(10):1485-1494. DOI: 10.1007/s00726-018-2626-3.

Li X, Qi S, Jiao Y, Gao J, Du H. A case report of primary central nervous system lymphoma with intestinal obstruction as the initial symptom. Medicine. 2018;97(10). DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000010080.

Liang J, Sun W. Elution-extrusion countercurrent chromatography separation of six pairs of isomeric iridoids from Cornus officinalis Sieb. et Zucc. guided by ion current extraction in mass spectrometry. J Sep Sci. 2018. DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201701516.

Liang J, Qiao B, Syed N, Sun W. A mass spectrometry guided elution-extrusion counter-current chromatography protocol for isolation of eighteen terpenoids from Fructus Corni and assessment of their anti-glioma activities. Microchem J. 2018;138;464-472. DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2017.12.008.

Oh B, Yeung A, Klein P, Larkey L, Ee C, Zaslawski C, Knobf T, Payne P, Stener-Victorin E, Lee R, Choi W, Chun M, Bonucci M, Lang H, Pavlakis N, Boyle F, Clarke S, Back M, Yang P, Wei Y, Guo X, Weng CD, Irwin MR, Elfiky AA, Rosenthal D. Accreditation standard guideline initiative for Tai Chi and Qigong instructors and training institutions. Medicines. 2018;5(2). DOI: 10.3390/medicines5020051.

Ormsby SM, Dahlen HG, Ee C, Keedle H, Smith CA. 'Acupuncture for antenatal depression: It's worth giving it a go' - A qualitative study. Women Birth. 2018;31(3):166-176. DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2017.09.018.

Park M, Hunter J, Kwon S. Evaluating integrative medicine acute stroke inpatient care in South Korea. Health Policy. 2018;122(4):373-379. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.02.004

Peters LL, Thornton C, de Jonge A, Khashan A, Tracy M, Downe S, Feijen-de Jong EI, Dahlen HG. The effect of medical and operative birth interventions on child health outcomes in the first 28 days and up to 5 years of age: A linked data population-based cohort study. Birth. 2018. DOI: 10.1111/birt.12348.

Purpura M, Lowery RP, Wilson JM, Mannan H, Munch G, Razmovski-Naumovski V. Analysis of different innovative formulations of curcumin for improved relative oral bioavailability in human subjects. Eur J Nutr. 2018;57(3):929-938. DOI: 10.1007/s00394-016-1376-9

Sarris J. Herbal medicines in the treatment of psychiatric disorders: 10-year updated review. Phytother Res. 2018. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.6055.

Sarris J, Byrne GJ, Bousman C, Stough C, Murphy J, MacDonald P, Laura Adams, Nazareth S, Oliver G, Cribb L, Savage K, Menon R, Chamoli S, Berk M, Ng C, Mischoulon, D. Adjunctive S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) in treating non-remittent major depressive disorder: An 8-week double-blind, randomized, controlled trial. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2018.07.098.

Savage KM, Firth J, Stough CK, Sarris J. GABA‐modulating phytomedicines for anxiety : a systematic review of preclinical and clinical evidence. Phytother Res. 2018;32(1):3-18. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5940.

Schuch FB, Vancampfort D, Firth J, Rosenbaum S, Ward PB, Silva ES, Hallgren M, Ponce De Leon A, Dunn AL, Deslandes AC, Fleck MP, Carvalho AF, Stubbs B. Physical activity and incident depression: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Am J Psychiatry. 2018. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.17111194.

Seto SW, Chang D, Kiat H, Wang N, Bensoussan A. Chinese herbal medicine as a potential treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2018;5(33). DOI: 10.3389/fcvm.2018.00033

Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Veronese N, Caruso MG, Notarnicola M, Maggi S, Stubbs B, Firth J, Fornaro M, Solmi M. The relationship between the dietary inflammatory index (DII®) and incident depressive symptoms: A longitudinal cohort study. J Affective Disord. 2018;235:39-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.04.014

Solmi M, Kohler CA, Stubbs B, Koyanagi A, Bortolato B, Monaco F, Vancampfort D, Machado MO, Maes M, Tzoulaki I, Firth J, Ioannidis JPA, Carvalho AF. Environmental risk factors and nonpharmacological and nonsurgical interventions for obesity : an umbrella review of meta-analyses of cohort studies and randomized controlled trials. Eur J Clin Invest. 2018. DOI: 10.1111/eci.12982.

Smith CA, Armour M, Lee MS, Wang LQ, Hay PJ. Acupuncture for depression. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;3:Cd004046. DOI:  10.1002/14651858.CD004046.pub4

Smith CA, de Lacey S, Chapman M, Ratcliffe J, Norman R, Johnson, N, Boothroyd C, Fahey P. Effect of acupuncture vs sham on live births among women undergoing in vitro fertilization: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2018;319(19):1990-1998. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2018.5336

Smith CA, Levett K, Collins C, Armour M, Dahlen H, Suganuma M. Relaxation techniques for pain management in labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018;3. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009514.pub2.

Smith CA, Levett KM, Collins CT, Dahlen HG, Ee CC, Suganuma M. Massage, reflexology and other manual methods for pain management in labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018;3. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009290.pub3.

Smith D, Sarris J, Dowling N, O'Connor M, Ng C. Adjunctive low-dose docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for major depression : an open-label pilot trial. Nutr Neurosci. 2018;21(3);224-228. DOI: 10.1080/1028415X.2017.1283128.

Soliday E, Betts D. Treating pain in pregnancy with acupuncture: observational study results from a free clinic in New Zealand. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2018;11(1):25-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.jams.2017.11.005.

Steiner GZ, Dubois S, Ee C, McBride KA, George ES, MacMillan F, Karamacoska D, Singh K, Harley A, McDonald K, Derrett A, Chow J, Kohler F, Hohenberg M. Co-creating a model of care for a new multidisciplinary memory clinic in South Western Sydney [Poster]. Australas J Ageing. 2018;37;77-77. DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12552.

Steiner GZ, Fernandez FM, Coles M, Karamacoska D, Barkus E, Broyd SJ, Solowij N, Watson OT, Chiu CL, Lind JM, Barry, R. J. Interrogating the relationship between schizotypy, the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism, and neuronal oscillatory activity. Cereb Cortex. 2018. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhy171.

Stubbs B, Vancampfort D, Firth J, Hallgren MA, Schuch FB, Veronese N, Solmi M, Gaughran F, Kahl KG, Rosenbaum S, Ward PB, Carvalho AF, Koyanagi A. Physical activity correlates among people with psychosis: data from 47 low- and middle-income countries. Schizophr Res. 2018;193:412-417. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.06.025.

Stubbs B, Vancampfort D, Firth J, Schuch F, Hallgren M, Smith L, Gardner B, Kahl K, Veronese N, Solmi M, Carvalho A, Koyanagi A. Relationship between sedentary behavior and depression : a mediation analysis of influential factors across the lifespan among 42,469 people in low- and middle-income countries. J Affective Disord. 2018;229;231-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.12.104.

Stubbs B, Vancampfort D, Firth J, Veronese N, Solmi M, Siddiqi N, McNeil A, Smith L, Carvalho A, Koyanagi A. Association between depression and smoking: A global perspective from 48 low- and middle-income countries. J Psychiatr Res. 2018;103:142-149. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.05.018

Teasdale SB, Firth J, Stubbs B, Burrows TL. 'You are what you eat' (not what you said you ate yesterday): Why a one-off 24-hour dietary recall fails capture usual dietary intake in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.04.003.

Templeman K, Robinson A, McKenna L. Complementary medicine teaching in Australian medical curricula: the student perspective. Collegian. 2018;25(4):421-427. DOI: 10.1016/j.colegn.2017.10.010.

Torous J, Firth J. Bridging the dichotomy of actual versus aspirational digital health. World Psychiatry. 2018;17(1):108-109. DOI: 10.1002/wps.20464.

Torous JB, Firth J, Huckvale K, Larsen ME, Cosco TD, Carney R, Chan S, Abhishek P, Yellowlees P, Wykes T, Keshavan M, Christensen H. The emerging imperative for a consensus approach toward the rating and clinical recommendation of mental health apps. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2018;206(8):662-666. DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000864.

Torous JB, Larsen ME, Depp C, Cosco TD, Barnett I, Nock MK, Firth, J. Smartphones, sensors, and machine learning to advance real-time prediction and interventions for suicide prevention: a review of current progress and next steps. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018;20(7). DOI: 10.1007/s11920-018-0914-y.

Torous J, Nicholas J, Larsen ME, Firth J, Christensen H. A Clinical Review of User Engagement with Mental Health Smartphone Apps: Evidence, Theory, and Improvements. Evid Based Ment Health. 2018:21(3);116-119. DOI: 10.1136/eb-2018-102891.

Vancampfort D, Hallgren M, Firth J, Rosenbaum S, Schuch F, Mugisha J, Probst M, Damme T, Carvalho A, Stubbs B. Physical activity and suicidal ideation : a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Affective Disord. 2018;225;438-448. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.08.070.

Vancampfort D, Mugisha J, De Hert M, Probst M, Firth J, Gorczynski P, Stubbs B. Global physical activity levels among people living with HIV : a systematic review and meta-analysis. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2018;40(4);388-397. DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2016.1260645.

Vancampfort D, Probst M, Firth J, Rosenbaum S, Van Damme T, Mugisha J. Gender differences in motives for physical activity across the stages of change in Ugandan outpatients with psychosis. Schizophr Res. 2018;197:568-569. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.10.040.

Vancampfort D, Smith L, Stubbs B, Swinnen N, Firth J, Schuch FB, Koyanagi A. Associations between active travel and physical multi-morbidity in six low- and middle-income countries among community-dwelling older adults: A cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2018;13(8):e0203277. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203277.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Firth J, Hagemann N, Myin-Germeys I, Rintala A, Veronese N, Koyanagi A. Sedentary behavior and sleep problems among 42,489 community-dwelling adults in six low- and middle-income countries. J Sleep Res. 2018:e12714. DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12714.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Firth J, Van Damme T, Koyanagi A. Sedentary behavior and depressive symptoms among 67,077 adolescents aged 12-15 years from 30 low- and middle-income countries. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2018;15(1):73. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-018-0708-y.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Hallgren M, Lundin A, Firth J, Koyanagi A. Correlates of sedentary behaviour among adults with hazardous drinking habits in six low- and middle-income countries. Psychiatry Research. 2018;261;406-413. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.01.025.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Lara E, Vandenbulcke M, Swinnen N, Smith L, Firth J, Herring M, Hallgren M, Koyanagi A. Mild cognitive impairment and sedentary behavior: a multinational study. Exp Gerontol. 2018;108:174-180. DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2018.04.017.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Mugisha J, Firth J, Schuch F, Koyanagi A. Correlates of sedentary behavior in 2,375 people with depression from 6 low- and middle-income countries. J Affective Disord. 2018;234;97-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.02.088.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Smith L, Hallgren M, Firth J, Herring MP, Probst M, Koyanagi A. Physical activity and sleep problems in 38 low- and middle-income countries. Sleep Med. DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2018.04.013.

Veronese N, Schofield P, Smith L, Koyanagi A, Firth J, Stubbs B. Is chocolate consumption associated with health outcomes? An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Clin Nutr. DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2018.05.019.

Veronese N, Stubbs B, Volpato S, Zuliani G, Maggi S, Cesari M, Lipnicki DM, Smith L, Schofield P, Firth J, Vancampfort D, Koyanagi A, Pilotto A, Cereda E. Association between gait speed with mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.06.007.

Wang P, Li CG, Qi Z, Cui D, Ding S. Effect of exercise induced autophagy on antioxidant defense function of skeletal muscle in mice. Chinese Journal of Sport Medicine. 2018;1:49-56.

Wong P, Braun L, Paraidathathu T. Exploring the interface between complementary medicine and community pharmacy in Malaysia: a survey of pharmacists. Malaysian J Public Health Med. 2018;18(1):130-138.

Yang G, Wang N, Seto SW, Chang D, Liang H. Hydroxysafflor yellow a protects brain microvascular endothelial cells against oxygen glucose deprivation/reoxygenation injury: Involvement of inhibiting autophagy via class I PI3K/Akt/mTOR signaling pathway. Brain Res Bull. 2018;140:243-257. DOI: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2018.05.011.

Yang X, Yang G, Li W, Zhang Y, & Wang J. Therapeutic effect of Ilex hainanensis Merr. extract on essential hypertension : a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Front Pharmacol. 2018;9(424). DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00424.

Yolland COB, Phillipou A, Castle DJ, Neill E, Hughes ME, Galletly C, Smith ZM, Francis PS, Dean OM, Sarris J, Siskind D, Harris AWF, Rossell SL. Improvement of cognitive function in schizophrenia with N-acetylcysteine: A theoretical review. Nutr Neurosci. 2018;1-10. DOI: 10.1080/1028415x.2018.1478766.

Yung AR, Firth J. Women with schizophrenia are at increased risk of breast cancer. Evid Based Ment Health. 2018;21(3):e13. DOI: 10.1136/ebmental-2018-300019.

Zhang L, Reddy N. Bioactive molecules from medicinal herbs for life threatening diseases. J Mol Sc. 2018;2(1).

Zhang L, Khoo C, Koyyalamudi SR, de Pedro N, Reddy N. Immunostimulatory and anticancer activities of polysaccharides extracted from traditional anticancer Chinese medicinal herbs. Pharmacologia. 2018;9(1):18-29. DOI: 10.5567/pharmacologia.2018.18.29.

Zhang Y, Liu J, Yang B, Zheng Y, Yao M, Sun M, Xu L, Lin C, Chang D, Tian F. Ginkgo biloba extract inhibits astrocytic lipocalin-2 expression and alleviates neuroinflammatory injury via the JAK2/STAT3 pathway after ischemic brain stroke. Front Pharmacol. 2018;9. DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00518.

Zhao A, Qiu W, Mao L, Ren J, Xu L, Yao M, Bilinski K, Chang D, Liu J. The efficacy and safety of Jiedu Tongluo granules for treating post-stroke depression with qi deficiency and blood stasis syndrome : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2018;19(1). DOI: 10.1186/s13063-018-2633-4.


Di Sapia A. NICM innovation. CMA Innovation and Supplier Expo; 2 May 2018; Darling Harbour, Australia.

Ee C. Expectancy after the first treatment and response to acupuncture for menopausal hot flushes. Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Congress; 20 May 2018; Sydney, Australia.

Ee C. Freedom Fighters for Integrative Medicine. AIMA; 15 April 2018; Auckland, New Zealand.

Ee C. : Interprofessional communication: a stepping stone in the integration of Complementary Medicine and Biomedicine. Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Congress; 20 May 2018; Sydney, Australia.

Ee C, Pennington A, Avard N. Integrative Medicine: What it is, what it isn’t, what it could be. General Practice Down Under (GPDU) Conference; 30 May 2018; Gold Coast, Australia.

Firth J. Nutritional deficiencies and clinical correlates in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 6th Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference; 4-8 April 2018; Florence, Italy.

Firth J. The efficacy of smartphone-based psychological interventions for common mental disorders: results from independent meta-analyses for anxiety and depressive symptoms. 2018 WPA Thematic Congress, Innovation in Psychiatry: Effective Interventions for Health and Society; 25-28 February 2018; Melbourne, Australia.

Firth J. The efficacy of vitamin and mineral supplementation as an adjunctive treatment for schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. 2018 WPA Thematic Congress, Innovation in Psychiatry: Effective Interventions for Health and Society; 25-28 February 2018; Melbourne, Australia.

Sarris J. Results from nutraceuticals MDD and GAD RCTs. APA Annual Meeting; 5-9 May 2018; New York, US

Sarris J. The evidence-based use of nutraceuticals in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Endeavour College of Health; 2 May 2018; Webinar event.

Sarris J. Nutraceuticals for affective disorders. 2018 WPA Thematic Congress, Innovation in Psychiatry: Effective Interventions for Health and Society; 25-28 February 2018; Melbourne, Australia.

Sarris J. A combination nutraceutical for the treatment of MDD. 2018 WPA Thematic Congress, Innovation in Psychiatry: Effective Interventions for Health and Society; 25-28 February 2018; Melbourne, Australia.

Sinclair J. Cannabis botany and phytochemistry. Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia, South Australian Chapter; 20 May 2018; Adelaide, Australia.

Sinclair J. Cannabis myths & misconceptions: fact vs fiction. Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia, South Australian Chapter; 20 May 2018; Adelaide, Australia.

Sinclair J. The ethnopharmacology of cannabis: from the neolithic to now. Hemp Health and Innovation Expo; 13 May 2018; Sydney, Australia.

Sinclair J. Medical cannabis for chronic pain. Medical Cannabis Research Australia; 14 March 2018; Sydney, Australia.

Sinclair J. The ethnopharmacology of cannabis: from the neolithic to now. Cann10 Medicinal Cannabis Leadership Program; 11 March 2018; Sydney, Australia.

Sinclair J. What is medicinal cannabis? The facts and the fiction. NSW Nurses and Midwives Association, Regional Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Nurses Medicinal Cannabis Forum. 9 March 2018. Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Sinclair J. Introduction to the endocannabinoids system. 27 February 2018. Pharmaceutical Society of Australia; 27 February 2018; Webinar event.

Smith CA. Acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF findings from a randomised controlled trial. ASPIRE 2018, The 8th Congress of the Asia pacific Initiative on Reproduction; 12-15 April 2018; Taipei, Taiwan.

Yang EG. Tai chi for healthy hearts: effect of tai chi on stress and cardiovascular function in patients with coronary heart disease and/or hypertension: a randomised control trial. 2018 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health; 8-11 May, 2018; Maryland, US.