Our Publications


Wilson LF, Xu Z, Mishra GD, Dobson AJ, and Doust, J. (2020) Did changes to recommended testing criteria affect the rate of vitamin D testing among Australian women. Archives of Osteoporosis, 15 (1), pp.162 1-10. DOI:10.1007/s11657-020-00840-2.

Dobson AJ, Waller MJ, Hockey R, Dolja-Gore X, Forder PM & Byles JE. (2020) Impact of dementia on health service use in the last two years of life for women with other chronic conditions. Journal of American Medical Directors Association, 21(11), pp.1651-1657. DOI:10.1016/j.jamda.2020.02.018.

Cameron AJ, Romaniuk H, Orellana L, Dallongeville J, Dobson AJ, Drygas W, Ferrario M, Ferrieres J, Giampaoli S, Gianfagna F, Iacoviello L, Jousilahti P, Kee F, Moitry M, Niiranen TJ, Pająk A, Palmieri L, Palosaari T, Satu M, Tamosiunas A, Thorand B, Toft U, Vanuzzo D, Salomaa V, Veronesi G, Wilsgaard T, Kuulasmaa K & Söderberg S. (2020) The combined influence of waist and hip circumference on risk of death in a large cohort of European and Australian adults. Journal of the American Heart Association, 9(13). DOI:10.1161/JAHA.119.015189.

Moss K, Dobson A, Tooth L & Mishra G. (2020) Associations between feeding practices in infancy and fruit and vegetable consumption in childhood. British Journal of Nutrition, pp.1-9. DOI:10.1017/S000711452000238X.

Anderson DJ, Chung HF, Seib CA, Dobson AJ, Kuh D, Brunner EJ, Crawford SL, Avis NE, Gold EB, Mitchell ES, Woods NF, Yoshizawa T & Mishra GD. (2019) Obesity, smoking, and risk of vasomotor menopausal symptoms: a pooled analysis of eight cohort studies. (2020) American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 222(5), pp.478.e1-478.e17. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.10.103. may 2020

Dam V, Dobson AJ, Onland-Moret NC, van der Schouw YT & Mishra GD. (2020) Vasomotor menopausal symptoms and cardiovascular disease risk in midlife: A longitudinal study. Maturitas, 133(), pp.32-41. DOI:10.1016/j.maturitas.2019.12.011.

Copp T, Muscat DM, Hersch J, McCaffery KJ, Doust J, Mol BW, Dokras A & Jansen J. (2020) Clinicians’ perspectives on diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome in Australia: a qualitative study. Human Reproduction35(3), pp.660-668. DOI:10.1093/humrep/deaa005.

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K, Nguyen T & Fisher J. (2020) ‘They should come forward with the information’: menopause‐related health literacy and health care experiences among Vietnamese‐born women in Melbourne, Australia. Ethnicity & Health. DOI:10.1080/13557858.2020.1740176.

Iliodromiti S, Wang W, Lumsden MA, Hunter MS, Bell R, Mishra G & Hickey M. (2020) Variation in menopausal vasomotor symptoms outcomes in clinical trials: a systematic review. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 127(3), pp.320-333. DOI:10.1111/1471-0528.15990.

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K & Fisher J. (2020) Not everybody is an internet person’: barriers for menopause‐related health literacy among immigrant women from the Horn of Africa nations. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. DOI:10.1002/hpja.326.

Cao S, Jones M, Tooth L & Mishra G. (2020) The effect of premenstrual syndrome on postpartum depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Psychiatric Research,  121(), pp.82-90. DOI:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2019.11.010.

Copp T, Cvejic E, McCaffery K, Hersch J, Doust J, Mol BW, Dokras A, Mishra G & Jansen J. Impact of a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome on diet, physical activity and contraceptive use in young women: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health. Human Reproduction, 35(2), pp.3994-403. DOI:10.1093/humrep/dez274

Dobson A, Hockey R, Chan HW & Mishra G. (2020) Flexible age-period-cohort modelling illustrated using obesity prevalence data. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 20(16). DOI:10.1186/s12874-020-0904-8.

Hickey M, Rio I, Trainer A, Marino JL, Wrede CD & Peate M. (2020) What information do healthcare professionals need to inform premenopausal women about risk-reducing salpingo- oophorectomy? Menopause, 27(1), pp.20-25. DOI:10.1097/GME.0000000000001421.



Holton S, Fisher J, Nguyen H, Brown W & Tran TD. (2019) Pre‐pregnancy body mass index and the risk of antenatal depression and anxiety. Women and Birth, 32(6), pp.e508‐e514. DOI:10.1016/j.wombi.2019.01.007. 

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K & Fisher J. (2019) Primary health care providers’ attitudes and beliefs about the menopause‐related health care needs of women who have migrated from low‐ and middle‐income countries to Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 26(1), pp.88-94. DOI:10.1071/PY19132.

Zhu D, Chung HF, Annette J. Dobson AJ, Pandeya N, Giles GG, Bruinsma F, Brunner EJ, Kuh D, Hardy R, Avis NE, Gold EB, Derby CA, Matthews KA, Cade JE, Greenwood DC, Demakakos P, Brown DE, Sievert LL, Anderson D, Hayashi K, Lee JS, Mizunuma H, Tillin T, Simonsen MK, Adami HO, Weiderpass e & Mishra GD. (2019) Age at natural menopause and risk of incident cardiovascular disease: A pooled analysis of 15 studies. Lancet Public Health, 4(11), pp.e553- e564. DOI:10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30155-0.

Szabo RA, Marino JL & Hickey M. (2019) Managing menopausal symptoms after cancer. (2019) Climacteric, 22(6), pp.572-578. DOI:10.1080/13697137.2019.1646718.

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. (2019) Mental health trajectories among women in Australia as they age. Aging & Mental Health, 23(7), pp.887‐896. DOI:10.1080/13607863.2018.1474445.

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

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

Buckley RF, Waller M, Masters CL & Dobson A. (2019) To What Extent Does Age at Death Account for Sex Differences in Rates of Mortality From Alzheimer Disease? American Journal of Epidemiology, 188(7), pp.1213-1223. DOI:10.1093/aje/kwz048.

Zhu D, Chung HF, Pandeya N, Dobson AJ, Hardy R, Kuh D, Brunner EJ, Bruinsma F, Giles GG, Demakakos P, Lee JS, Mizunuma H, Hayashi K, Adami HO, Weiderpass E & Mishra GD. (2019) Premenopausal cardiovascular disease and age at natural menopause: a pooled analysis of over 170,000 women. European Journal of Epidemiology, 34(), pp.235-246. DOI:10.1007/s10654-019-00490-w.

Holden L, Harris M, Hockey R, Ferrari A, Lee YY, Dobson AJ, Lee C. (2019) Predictors of change in depressive symptoms over time: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Journal of Affective Disorders, 245(15), pp.771-778. DOI:10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.076.

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

Adane A, Tooth L & Mishra G. (2019) The role of offspring’s birthweight on the association between pre-pregnancy obesity and offspring’s childhood anthropometrics: a mediation analysis. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 10(5), pp.570-577. DOI:10.1017/S2040174418001137.




Chi LH, Beilin LJ, Burrows S, Huang, RC, Hickey M, Mori TA & Hart RJ. (2018) Age at menarche and childhood body mass index as predictors of cardio-metabolic risk in young adulthood: A prospective cohort study. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0209355. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0209355.

Adane A, Mishra G, Tooth L. (2018). Maternal preconception weight trajectories, pregnancy complications and offspring childhood physical and cognitive development. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 9(6), pp.653–660. DOI:10.1017/S2040174418000570.

Adane AA, Dobson A, Tooth L, Mishra G. (2018). Maternal preconception weight trajectories are associated with offsprings’ childhood obesity. International Journal of Obesity, 42(7), pp.1265-1274. DOI: 10.1038/s41366-018-0078-1.

Hammarberg K. (2018) How does being overweight affect my fertility? The Conversation, [Online] Available at https://theconversation.com/how-does-being-overweight-affect-my-fertility-95224.

Stanzel K, Hammarberg K & Fisher J. (2018) Experiences of menopause, self‐management strategies for menopausal symptoms and perceptions of health care among immigrant women: a systematic review. Climacteric, 21(2), pp.101-110. DOI: 10.1080/13697137.2017.1421922.


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