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Young women

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Middle years

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Dennerstein et al. A population-based study of depressed mood in middle-aged, Australian-born women. Menopause. 2004 Sep-Oct;11(5):563-8.

Gillespie et al. Do the genetic or environmental determinants of anxiety and depression change with age? A longitudinal study of Australian twins. Twin Res. 2004 Feb;7(1):39-53.

Hickey et al. Evaluation and management of depressive and anxiety symptoms in midlife. Climacteric. 2012 Feb;15(1):3-9. doi: 10.3109/13697137.2011.620188. Epub 2011 Dec 1.

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Kilkkinen et al. Prevalence of psychological distress, anxiety and depression in rural communities in Australia. Aust J Rural Health. 2007 Apr;15(2):114-9.

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Netz et al. The menopausal transition: does it induce women’s worries about aging? Climacteric. 2005 Dec;8(4):333-41.

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Rees et al. Lifetime prevalence of gender-based violence in women and the relationship with mental disorders and psychosocial function. JAMA. 2011 Aug 3;306(5):513-21. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.1098.

Slevec et al. Predictors of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating in middle-aged women. Clin. Psychol Rev. 2011 Jun;31(4):515-24. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2010.12.002. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

Strazdins et al. Could better jobs improve mental health? A prospective study of change in in work conditions and mental health in mid-aged adults. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011 Jun;65(6):529-34. doi: 10.1136/jech.2009.093732. Epub 2010 Jun 1.

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65+ years

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Brock et al. Worry in older community-residing adults. Ints J Aging Hum Dev.  2011;72(4):289-301.

Bruce et al. Recreational physical activity levels in healthy older women: the importance of fear of falling. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Jan;50(1):84-9.

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Gillespie et al. Modeling the direction of causation between cross-sectional measures of disrupted sleep, anxiety and depression in a sample of male and female Australian twins. J Sleep Res. 2012 Dec;21(6):675-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2012.01026.x. Epub 2012 Jun 27.

Goncalves et al. Sooner or later: age at onset of generalized anxiety disorder in older adults. Depress Anxiety. 2012 Jan;29(1):39-46. doi: 10.1002/da.20881. Epub 2011 Sep 2.

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Harris et al. The relative importance of psychosocial factors in arthritis: findings from 10,509 Australian women. J Psychosom Res. 2012 Oct;73(4):251-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2012.06.009. Epub 2012 Jul 28.

Heesch et al. Concurrent and prospective associations between physical activity, walking and mental health in older women. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011 Sep;65(9):807-13. doi: 10.1136/jech.2009.103077. Epub 2010 Jun 1.

Hodge et al. Patterns of dietary intake and psychological disress in older Australians: benefits not just from a Mediterranean diet. Int Psychogeriatr. 2013 Mar;25(3):456-66. doi: 10.1017/S1041610212001986. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

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Inder et al. Factors impacting on the well-being of older residents in rural communities. Perspect Public Health.  2012 Jul;132(4):182-91. doi: 10.1177/1757913912447018.

Mackenzie et al. Older adults’ help-seeking attitudes and treatment beliefs concerning mental health problems. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2008 Dec;16(12):1010-9. doi: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e31818cd3be.

McBride et al. Could the lower prevalence of affective disorder in older people be due to measurement error? Reliability of the Revised Clinical Interview Schedule in younger and older adults. J Affect Disord.  2013 Jan 11. pii: S0165-0327(12)00849-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.12.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Okereke et al. Phobic anxiety and cognitive performance over 4 years among community-dwelling older women in the Nurses’ Health Study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2012 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]

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Pachana et al. Anxiety and depression in adults in their eighties: do gender differences remain? Int Psychogeriatr. 2012 Jan;24(1):145-50. doi: 10.1017/S1041610211001372. Epub 2011 Jul 22.

Pasco et al. Habitual physical activity and the risk for depressive and anxiety disorders among older men and women. Int Psychogeriatr. 2011 Mar;23(2):292-8. doi: 10.1017/S1041610210001833. Epub 2010 Sep 24.

Pietrzak et al. Psychiatric comorbidity of full and partial posttraumatic stress disorder among older adults in the United States: results from wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol Related Conditions. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry.  2012 May;20(5):380-90. doi: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e31820d92e7.

Ryan et al. Estrogen receptor gene variants are associated with anxiety disorders in older women. Psychoneuroendorcrinology. 2011 Nov;36(10):1582-6. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2011.04.011. Epub 2011 May 12.

Smoller et al. Panic attacks and risk of incident cardiovascular events among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007 Oct;64(10):1153-60.

Spira et al. Anxiety symptoms and objectively measured sleep quality in older women. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009 Feb;17(2):136-43. doi: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181871345.

Stranges et al. Sleep problems: an emerging global epidemic? Findings from the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE study among more than 40,000 older adults from 8 countries across Africa and Asia. Sleep. 2012 Aug 1;35(8):1173-81. doi: 10.5665/sleep.2012.

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Yochim et al. Late life anxiety is associated with decreased memory and executive functioning in community dwelling older adults. J Anxiety Disord.  2012 Nov 6. pii: S0887-6185(12)00134-X. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.10.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Fertility

Boivin et al. Emotional distress in infertily women and failure of assisted reproductive technologies: meta-analysis of prospective psychosocial studies. BMJ. 2011 Feb 23;342:d223. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d223.

Domar et al. Understanding the perceptions of and emotional barriers to infertility treatment: a survey in four European countries. Hum Reprod. 2012 Apr;27(4):1073-9. doi: 10.1093/humrep/des016. Epub 2012 Feb 7.

Gourounti et al. Perception of control, coping and psychological stress of infertile women undergoing IVF. Reprod Biomed Online. 2012 Jun;24(6):670-9. doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2012.03.002. Epub 2012 Mar 10.

Karatas et al. Psychological adjustment, knowledge and unmet information needs in women undergoing PGD. Hum Reprod. 2010 Jun;25(6):1481-9. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deq086. Epub 2010 Apr 10.

Kraaij et al. Cognitive coping, goal adjustment, and depressive and anxiety symptoms in people undergoing infertility treatment: a prospective study. J Health Psychology. 2010 Sep;15(6):876-86. doi: 10.1177/1359105309357251. Epub 2010 May 7.

Lynch et al. Are increased levels of self-reported psychosocial stress, anxiety and depression associated with fecundity. Fertil Steril. 2012 Aug;98(2):453-8. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.05.018. Epub 2012 Jun 13.

Mahajan et al. Changes in affect and state anxiety across an in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycle. Fertil Steril. 2010 Feb;93(2):517-26. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.12.054. Epub 2009 Feb 24.

Pasch et al. Psychological distress and in vitro fertilization outcome. Fertil Steril. 2012 Aug;98(2):459-64. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.05.023. Epub 2012 Jun 13.

Verhaak et al. Predicting emotional response to unsuccessful fertility treatment: a prospective study. J Behav Med. 2005 Apr;28(2):181-90.

Verhaak et al. A longitudinal, prospective study on emotional adjustment before, during and after consecutive fertility treatment cycles. Hum Reprod. 2005 Aug;20(8):2253-60. Epub 2005 Apr 7.

Pregnancy & beyond

Brown et al. fear of an intimate partner and women’s health in early pregnancy: findings from the Maternal Health Study. Birth. 2008 Dec;35(4):293-302. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.2008.00256.x.

Buist et al. Generalised anxiety disorder: course and risk factors in pregnancy. J Affect Disord.  2011 Jun;131(1-3):277-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.01.003. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Fisher et al. Innovative psycho-educational program to prevent common postpartum mental disorders in primiparous women: a before and after controlled study. BMC Public Health. 2010 Jul 23;10:432. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-432.

Fisher et al. Admissions of early parenting difficulties among women with infants conceived by assisted reproductive technologies: a prospective cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2012 Jun;97(6):1410-6. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.02.050. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

Grant et al. Maternal anxiety during the transition to parenthood: a prospective study. J Affect Disord. 2008 May;108(1-2):101-11. Epub 2007 Nov 14.

Grant et al. Parental care and control during childhood: associations with maternal perinatal mood disturbance and parenting stress. Arch Women’s Mental Health. 2012 Aug;15(4):297-305. doi: 10.1007/s00737-012-0292-0. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

Haines et al. Cross-cultural comparison of levels of childbirth- related fear in an Australian and Swedish sample. Midwifery. 2011 Aug;27(4):560-7. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2010.05.004. Epub 2010 Jul 3.

Hart et al. Mood state and psychological adjustment to pregnancy. Arch Womens Mental Health. 2006 Nov;9(6):329-37. Epub 2006 Jul 10.

Jongbloed-Pereboom et al. The impact of IVF/ICSI on parental well-being and anxiety 1 year after birth. Human Reprod. 2012 Aug;27(8):2389-95. doi: 10.1093/humrep/des163. Epub 2012 May 18.

McMahon et al. Age at first birth, mode of conception and psychological wellbeing in pregnancy: findings from the parental age and transition to parenthood Australia (PATPA) study. Hum Reprod.  2011 Jun;26(6):1389-98. doi: 10.1093/humrep/der076. Epub 2011 Mar 

Miller et al. Anxiety and stress in the postpartum: is there more to postnatal distress than depression. BMC Psychiatry. 2006 Mar 24;6:12.

Phillips et al. Maternally focused worry. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2009 Dec;12(6):409-18. doi: 10.1007/s00737-009-0091-4. Epub 2009 Jul 21.

Rowe et al. Development of a universal psycho-educational intervention to prevent common postpartum mental disorders in primiparous women: a multiple approach. BMC Public Health. 2010 Aug 18;10:499. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-499.

Skouteris et al. Depression and anxiety through pregnancy and the early postpartum: an examination of prospective relationships. J Affect Disord.  2009 Mar;113(3):303-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.06.002. Epub 2008 Jul 9.

Svensson et al. Randomised-controlled trial of two antenatal education programmes. Midwifery. 2009 Apr;25(2):114-25. Epub 2007 Apr 24.

Taylor et al. The role of anxiety and other factors in predicting postnatal fatigue: From birth to 6 months. Midwifery. 2012 Nov 15. pii: S0266-6138(12)00065-4. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.04.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Warmelink et al. Posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression following pregnancies conceived through fertility treatments: the effects of medically assisted conception on postpartum well-being. J Reprod Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;57(3-4):115-22.

Woolhouse et al. Seeking help for anxiety and depression after childbirth: results of the Maternal Health Study. Arch Women’s Ment Health. 2009 Apr;12(2):75-83. doi: 10.1007/s00737-009-0049-6. Epub 2009 Feb 13.

Yelland et al. Postpartum anxiety, depression and social health: findings from a population-based survey of Australian women. BMC Public Health. 2010 Dec 20;10:771. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-771.

Chronic illness

Connell et al. Issues and concerns of young Australian women with breast cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2006 May;14(5):419-26. Epub 2006 Feb 4.

Deeks et al. Premature menopause: a comprehensive understanding of psychosocial aspects. Climacteric. 2011 Oct;14(5):565-72. doi: 10.3109/13697137.2011.566390. Epub 2011 Aug 21.

Deeks et al. Is having polycystic ovary syndrome a predictor of poor psychological function including anxiety and depression? Hum Reprod.2011 Jun;26(6):1399-407. doi: 10.1093/humrep/der071. Epub 2011 Mar 23.

DiGiacomo et al. Depression, anxiety and stress in women following acute coronary syndrome: implications for secondary prevention. Aust Crit Care. 2007 May;20(2):69-76. Epub 2007 May 7.

Gil et al. First anxiety, afterwards depression: psychological distress in cancer patients at diagnosis and after medical treatment. Stress Health. 2012 Dec;28(5):362-7. doi: 10.1002/smi.2445. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

Hill et al. Psychological factors and quality of life in arthritis: a population based study. Clin Rhematol. 2007 Jul;26(7):1049-54. Epub 2006 Oct 18.

Judd et al. Psychiatric morbidity in gynecological outpatients. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2012 Jun;38(6):905-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2011.01808.x. Epub 2012 Apr 9.

Khan et al. Factors associated with long-term functional outcomes and psychological sequelae in women after breast cancer. Breast. 2012 Jun;21(3):314-20. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.01.013. Epub 2012 Feb 17.

McKenzie et al. Which factors predict the persistence of DSM-IV depression, anxiety, and somatoform disorders in the medically ill three months post hospital discharge? J Psychosom Res. 2010 Jan;68(1):21-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2009.08.004.

Moran et al. Psychological parameters in the reproductive phenotypes of polycystic ovary syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2012 Jul;27(7):2082-8. doi: 10.1093/humrep/des114. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

Murphy et al. Trajectories and predictors of anxiety and depression in women during the 12 months following an acute cardiac event. Br J Health Psychol. 2008 Feb;13(Pt 1):135-53.

Oxlad et al. ‘I’m living with a chronic illness, not…dying with cancer’: a qualitative study of Australian women’s self-identified concerns and needs following primary treatment for breast cancer. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2008 Mar;17(2):157-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2354.2007.00828.x.

Pitts et al. Prevalence and correlates of three types of pelvic pain in a nationally representative sample of Australian women. Med J Aust. 2008 Aug 4;189(3):138-43.

Pit et al. Health problems and retirement due to ill-health among Australian retirees aged 45-64 years. Health Policy. 2010 Feb;94(2):175-81. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2009.09.003. Epub 2009 Oct 23.

Przezdziecki et al. My changed body: breast cancer, body image, distress and self-compassion. Psychooncology. 2012 Dec 2. doi: 10.1002/pon.3230. [Epub ahead of print]

Smoller et al. Panic attacks and risk of incident cardiovascular events among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007 Oct;64(10):1153-60.

Teeson et al. Affective and anxiety disorders and their relationship with chronic physical conditions in Australia: findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;45(11):939-46. doi: 10.3109/00048674.2011.614590. Epub 2011 Oct 3.

Vodermaier et al. Disease stage predicts post-diagnosis anxiety and depression only in some types of cancer. Br J Cancer. 2011 Dec 6;105(12):1814-7. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2011.503. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Williams et al. Pain and the relationship with mood and anxiety disorders and psychological symptoms. J Psychosom Res. 2012 Jun;72(6):452-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2012.03.001. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

General: Worry, anxiety & anxiety disorder

Australian Bureau of Statistics 4125.0 Gender Indicators, Australia, Jul 2012
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Latestproducts/4125.0

Australian Bureau of Statistics 4326.0 National Survey of mental Health and Wellbeing: Summary of Results 2007
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Latestproducts/4326.0

Australian Bureau of Statistics 4364.0.55.001 Australian Health Survey: First results, 2011-12  http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Latestproducts/4364.0.55.001

Australian Psychological Society ‘Understanding and managing anxiety’
http://www.psychology.org.au/publications/tip_sheets/anxiety/

Australian Psychological Society- What women worry about
http://www.news.com.au/news/what-women-worry-about/story-fn6ja1a0-1226198875909

Barrett et al. The multiple sources of women’s aging anxiety and their relationship with psychological distress. J Aging Health. 2008 Feb;20(1):32-65. Epub 2007 Dec 18.

Dziegielewski D. DSM-IV-TR in action. 2002 John Wiley & Sons: New York.

Edelman S. Change your thinking. 2003 ABC Books: Sydney.

Egan et al. The role of dichotomous thinking and rigidity in perfectionism. Behav Res Ther. 2007 Aug;45(8):1813-22. Epub 2007 Feb 22.

Ellis et al. The metacognitive model of generalized anxiety disorder in children and adolescents. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev. 2010 Jun;13(2):151-63. doi: 10.1007/s10567-010-0065-0.

Felmingham et al.  Neural responses to masked fear faces: sex differences and trauma exposure in posttraumatic stress disorder. J Abnorm Psychol. 2010 Feb;119(1):241-7. doi: 10.1037/a0017551.

Martin et al. Meta-analysis of the effects of health promotion intervention in the workplace on depression and anxiety symptoms. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2009 Jan;35(1):7-18. Epub 2008 Dec 9.

McEvoy et al. Epidemiology of anxiety disorders in the Australian general population: findings of the 2007 Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;45(11):957-67. doi: 10.3109/00048674.2011.624083.

McGorry et al. Age of onset and timing of treatment for mental and substance use disorders: implications for preventive intervention strategies and models of care. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2011 Jul;24(4):301-6. doi: 10.1097/YCO.0b013e3283477a09.

Olesen et al. Prevalence of self-management versus formal service use for common mental disorders in Australia: findings from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2010 Sep;44(9):823-30. doi: 10.3109/00048674.2010.483680.

Reavley et al. Sources of information about mental health and links to help seeking: findings from the 2007 Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;46(12):1267-74. doi: 10.1007/s00127-010-0301-4. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

Taylor et al. Relationship of social factors including trust, control over life decisions, problems with transport and safety, to psychological distress in the community. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2012 Mar;47(3):465-73. doi: 10.1007/s00127-011-0354-z. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

Self assessment

Australian Bureau of Statistics 4364.0.55.001 Australian Health Survey: First results, 2011-12  http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/26DB864DADDA4011CA257AA30014BAA7?opendocument

Brown et al. Psychometric properties fo the Penn State Worry Questionnaire in a clinical anxiety disorders sample. Behav Res Ther. 1992 Jan;30(1):33-7

Kessler et al. Screening for serious mental illness in the general population. Archiv Gen Psych 2003 60(2):184-189.

Lowe et al. Validation and standardization of the Generalised Anxiety Disorder Screener (GAD-7) in the general population. Medical Cre 2008; Mar 46(3):266-274.

Meyer et al. Development and validations of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire. Behav Res Ther. 1990 28:487-495.

Spitzer et al. A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder. Arch Intern Med. 2006 166:1092-1097.

Verkuil et al. Capturing worry in daily life: Are trait questionnaires sufficient? Behav Res Ther. 2007 45(8): 1835-1844.

Tools

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