2007 Publications

Book Chapters

Ames D, Flynn E. 2008. Management of late-life depression around the world: summary of international commentaries (Australia). In: Chew-Graham C, Baldwin R, Burns A. (Eds.) Integrated Management of Depression in the Elderly. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN: 978052168980-9, pp.140-143.

Gibson SJ, Nay R, Scherer S, Katz B. 2008. A comprehensive approach to pain assessment and management in older adults. In: Nay R, Garatt S. (Eds.) Interdisciplinary Care of Older People: Issue and Innovations. Elsevier Australia, Sydney. (in press).

Szoeke C, Campbell S, Chiu E, Ames D. 2008. Vascular Cognitive Disorder. In: M. Weiner, A. Lipon (Eds.) The American Psychiatric. Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. American Psychiatric Publishing. Washington DC. (in press).

Project Reports

Blackberry I, Galvin P, Bingham A, Hill K, Russell M, Liaw T, Taylor J. 2007. A literature review on falls prevention for older people presenting to Emergency Departments following a fall: effective approaches and barriers to best practice. Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Blackberry I, Galvin P, Hill K, Russell M, Liaw ST, Taylor J, de Mel G, Bingham A. 2007. Implementation of an evidence based falls risk screening and assessment for older people presenting to Emergency Departments after a fall. Report to the Australian Government

Dowson L, Moore M, Tinney J, Ledgerwood K. 2008. Sleep In Residential Care: A Literature Review. Report to the Victorian Government Department of Human Services.

Joubert L, Dent A, Ames D, Hunter P, Power R, Cox S, Klimidis S, Isaac D, Lee J. 2007. Caring for the depressed elderly in the Emergency Department: establishing linkages between sub-acute, primary and community care. Report to beyondblue.

Moore K, Hill K, LoGiudice D, Klaic M, Hunt S, Hempton C, Fearn M. 2007. Final Report on the development of the Dementia Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Tinney J, Dow B, Fearn M, Dowson L, Hempton C, Hill K, Haralambous B, Bremner F, de Mel G. 2007. Best Practice in Final Report to the Victorian Government Department of Human Services.

Tinney J, Dowson L, Hempton C, Fearn M, Hill K. 2007. Report of Phase 2 of the Best Practice in Person-centred Health Care for Older Victorians. Report to the Victorian Government Department of Human Services.

Woodward M, Ames D, Kurrle S. 2007. New perspectives in Alzheimer’s disease: report on the 8th AD PD conference. Report to Pfizer/Zest.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Original Research Articles

Anpalahan M, Gibson SJ. 2007. Geriatric syndromes as predictors of adverse outcomes of hospitalisation. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(1): 16-23.

Basic D, Rowland J, Conforti D, Vrantsidis F, Hill K, LoGiudice D, Harry J, Lucero K, Prowse R. 2008. The validity of the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) in a multicultural cohort of community-dwelling older persons with early dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders (in press).

Bates KA, Verdile G, Li Q-X, Ames D, Hudson P, Masters CL, Martins RN. 2008. Clearance mechanisms of Alzheimer’s ßpeptide: implications for therapeutic design and diagnostic tests. Molecular Psychiatry (in press).

Cole L, Farrell MJ, Egan G, Gibson SJ. 2008. Age differences in pain sensitivity and fMRI pain related brain activity. Neurobiology of Ageing (in press). e-pub 28/5/2008.

Cole LJ, Farrell MJ, Gibson SJ, Egan GF. 2008. Age-related changes in pain sensitivity and regional brain responses evoked by noxious pressure. Neurobiology of Ageing (in press).

Cyarto EV, Brown WJ, Marshall AL, Trost SG. 2008. Comparative effects of home- and group-based exercise on balance confidence and balance ability in older adults: Cluster randomised trial. Gerontology (in press).

Denton DA, McKinley MJ, Farrell MJ, Egan GE. 2008. The primordial emotions and the origins of consciousness. Consciousness and Cognition (in press).

Dow B, Moore K, Scott P, Ratnayeke A, Wise K, Sims J, Hill K. 2008. Rural carers on line: A feasibility study. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 16 (4): 221-5.

El Haber N, Erbas B, Hill K, Wark J. 2008. The relationship between age and measures of balance, strength and gait: Linear and non-linear analyses. Clinical Science, 114: 719-727.

Farrell MJ, Gibson SJ. 2007. Age interacts with stimulus frequency in the temporal summation of pain. Pain Medicine, 8 (6): 514-20.

Farrell MJ, Zammarripa F, Phillips PA, McKinley M, Fox P, Denton D, Egan GF. 2008. Effect of aging on regional cerebral blood flow
responses associated with osmotic thirst and its satiation by water drinking: a PET study
. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (1): 382-387.

Fripp J, Bourgeat P, Acosta O, Raniga P, Jones G, O’Keefe G, Masters CL, Ames D, Ellis K, Villemagne VL, Rowe C, Ourselin S, Salvado O. 2008. MR-less high dimensional spatial normalisation of 11C PiB PET images on a population of elderly, mild cognitive impaired and Alzheimer disease patients. Neuroimage (in press).

Fripp J, Bourgeat P, Acosta O, Raniga P, Modat M, Pike KE, Jones G, O’Keefe G, Masters CL, Ames D, Maruff P, Currie J, Villemagne VL, Rowe C, Salvado O, Ourselin S. 2008. Appearance modelling of C PIB PET images: characterising amyloid deposition in Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment and healthy aging. Neuroimage (in press).

Germano C, Kinsella G, Storey E, Ong B, Ames D. 2008. The episodic buffer and learning in early Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30: 627-638.

Gibson SJ, Leigh-Brawn T, Voudouris N. 2008. The influence of anxiety on subject pain report and peripheral nociceptive function. Journal of Pain (in press).

Gray L, Black K, Smith R, Dorevitch M. 2007. The supply of inpatient geriatric medical services in Australia. Internal Medicine Journal, 37 (4): 270-3.

Haines T, Hill K, Bennell K, Osborne R. 2007. Additional exercise for older subacute hospital inpatients to prevent falls: Benefits and barriers to implementation and evaluation. Clinical Rehabilitation, 21(8): 742-53.

Hill K, Moore K, Dorevitch M, Day L. 2008. Effectiveness of falls clinics: An evaluation of outcomes and client adherence to recommended interventions. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56 (4): 600-8.

Hill K, Smith R, Fearn M, Rydberg M, Oliphant R. 2007. Physical and psychological outcomes of a supported physical activity program for older carers. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 15: 257-71.

Iseli R, Brand C, Telford M, LoGiudice D. 2007. Delirium in elderly general medical inpatients: A prospective study. Internal Medicine Journal, 37 (12): 806-11.

Johnson P, Nay R, Gibson SJ, Barber B. 2007. The views of nurses regarding pain assessment for older people with dementia. Proceedings of Emerging Researchers in Ageing, 116-118.

Joubert J, Cumming Y, McLean A. 2007. Diversity of risk factors for stroke: The putative roles and mechanisms of depression and air pollution. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 262: 71-76.

Joubert J, Joubert L, Reid C, Barton D, Cumming T, Mitchell P, House M, Heng R, Meadows G, Waterfang M, Pantelis C, Ames D, Davis S. 2008. The positive effect of integrated care on depressive symptoms in stroke survivors. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 26: 199-205.

Joubert J, Prentice LF, Moulin T, Liaw ST, Joubert LB, Preux PM, Ware D, de Bustos EM, McLean A. 2008. Stroke in Rural Areas and Small Communities. Stroke, 39: 1920-1928.

Khalil Z, LoGiudice D, Khodr B, Maruff P, Masters C. 2007. Impaired peripheral endothelial microvascular responsiveness in Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 11: 25-32.

Lannfelt L, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Batsman S, Ames D, Harrison J, Masters C, Targum S, Bush A, Murdoch R, Wilson J, Ritchie C, on behalf of the PBT2-201- Euro study group. 2008. Safety, efficacy and biomarker findings of PBT2 in targeting Aß as a modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s disease: a phase IIa randomised, double-blind placebo controlled trial. Lancet Neurology, 7: 779-786.

Lim SY, Farrell MJ, Gibson SJ, Helme RD, Lang AE, Evans AH. 2008. Do dyskinesia and pain share common pathophysiological mechanisms in Parkinson’s disease? Movement Disorders (in press).

Lints-Martindale AC, Hadjistavropoulos T, Barber B, Gibson SJ. 2007. A psychophysical investigation of the Facial Action Coding System as an index of pain variability among older adults with and without Alzheimer’s disease. Pain Medicine, 8(8): 678-689.

Lowndes G, Saling M, Ames D, Chiu E, Gonzalez L, Savage G. 2008. Recall and recognition of verbal paired associates in healthy aging. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14: 591-600.

Lowndes G, Saling M, Ames D, Chiu E, Gonzalez L, Savage G. 2008. Recall and recognition measures of paired associate learning in healthy aging. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 15 (4): 506-522.

Mazzone SB, McGovern AE, Koo K, Farrell MJ. 2008. Mapping the supramedullary influences over cough using functional brain imaging: comparison to pain. Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (in press).

Menz H, Hill K. 2007. Podiatry involvement in multidisciplinary falls prevention clinics in Australia. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 97: 377-84.

Nelson MR, Reid CM, Ames D, Beilin LA, Donnan GA, Gibbs P, Johnston CI, Krum H, Storey E, Tonkin A, Wolfe R, Woods R, McNeil JJ. 2008. Feasibility of conducting a primary prevention trial of low-dose aspirin for major adverse cardiovascular events in older people in Australia: results from the ASpirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) pilot study. Medical Journal of Australia, 189 (2): 105-109.

O’Connor D, Ames D, Gardner B, King M. 2009. Psychosocial treatments of psychological symptoms in dementia: a systematic review.

Paterson K, Hill K, Lythgo N, Maschette W. 2008. Systematic bias and reliability of single and steady-state walking protocols for the basic gait parameters in young and older adult females. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (in press).

Russell M, Hill K, Blackberry I, Day L, Dharmage S. 2008. The reliability and predictive accuracy of the falls risk for older people in the community assessment (FROP-Com) tool. Age and Ageing (in press).

Scherer SC, Rule J, Browning M, Darzins P, Gibson SJ. 2007. Correlations between insomnia, pain and depression in nursing home residents. Australasian Journal of Ageing, 26 (4): 201-204.

Smith K, Flicker L, Lautenschlager NT, Almeida OP, Atkinson D, Dwyer A, LoGiudice D. 2007. Dementia and cognitive impairment in remote Indigenous Australians: evidence of different patterns of risk factors and increased prevalence. Internal Medicine Journal, 37 (3): A68.

Smith K, Flicker L, Lautenschlager N, Almeida O, Atkinson D, Dwyer A, LoGiudice D. 2008. Dementia and cognitive impairment in –Evidence of different patterns of risk factors and increased prevalence. Neurology (in press).

Smith K, LoGiudice D, Dwyer A, Thomas J, Flicker L, Lautenschlager N, Almeida O, Atkinson D. 2007. Ngana minyarti? What is this? Development of cognitive questions for the Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (KICA). Australian Journal on Ageing, 26 (3): 115-119.

Szoeke CE, Cicuttini FM, Guthrie JR, Dennerstein L. 2008. The relationship of reports of aches and joint pains to the menopausal transition: a longitudinal study. Climacteric, 11 (1): 55-62.

Szoeke CE, Dennerstein L, Wluka AE, Guthrie J, Taffe J, Clark M, Cicuttini F. 2008. Physician diagnosed arthritis, reported arthritis and radiological non-axial osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 16 (7): 846-850.

Tiller J, Ames D, Brodaty H, Byrne G, Chawla S, Halliday G, Snowdon J, Hepworth G, McArdle P, Schweitzer I. 2008. Antipsychotic use in the elderly: what doctors say they do, and what they do. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 27 (3): 134-142.

Tinney J. 2008. Negotiating boundaries and roles: challenges faced by the nursing home ethnographer. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 37 (2): 202.

Tinney J. 2008. Respecting the aging self: communication in the nursing home. Anthropology and Aging Quarterly 29 (2): 47-57.

Vrantsidis F, Hill K, Moore K, Webb R, Hunt S, Dowson L. 2008. Getting Grounded Gracefully© Effectiveness and acceptability of Feldenkrais in improving balance related outcomes for older people: a randomised trial. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (in press).

Watson R, Brand C, Watson R, LoGiudice D. 2008. Delirium in the elderly. A survey of environmental policies and procedures in Melbourne hospitals. Australian Health Review (in press).

Yang XJ, Haralambous B, Angus J, Hill K. 2008. Older Chinese Australians' understanding of falls and falls prevention: explore their needs for information. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 14: 1.

Review Articles

Ames D, Kaduszkiewicz H, Van den Bussche H, Zimmermann T, Birks J, Shah A. 2008. For Debate: is the evidence for the efficacy of cholinesterase inhibitors in the symptomatic treatment of Alzheimer’s disease convincing or not? International Psychogeriatrics, 20: 259-292.

Barber BJ, Gibson SJ. 2008. Treatment of chronic non-malignant pain in the elderly: safety considerations. Drug Safety (in press).

Bryant C, Jackson H, Ames D. 2008. The prevalence of anxiety in older adults: methodological issues and a review of the literature. Journal of Affective Disorders, 30: 627-638.

Gibson SJ. 2008. Building research capacity in pain-related ageing research. IASP Pain in Older Persons Special Interest Group Newsletter, 3: 2-3.

Giummarra MJ, Gibson SJ, Georgio-Karistianis N, Bradshaw JJ. 2008. Mechanisms underlying embodiment, disembodiment and loss of embodiment. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32(1): 143-160.


Ames D. 2007. Editorial commentary: a care management intervention improved depression after stroke. Evidence Based Medicine, 12: 139.

Ames D. 2008. Introduction to the 2007 International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics. International
Psychogeriatrics, 20: 219-220.

Drummond N, and members of the International Cohort Study of Care for Dementia*. 2007. Enlarging the community of care for people with
dementia: the potential of international collaborative research.
Dementia, 6 (1): 71-174. *ICSCD includes D. Ames.


Anpalahan M, Gibson SJ. 2008. Letter: Reply to Dr Cairns. Internal Medicine Journal (in press).

Non-Peer Reviewed Articles

AMES D. 2007. New developments in Alzheimer’s disease. Report on the 22nd Conference of ADI. Berlin, Germany, October 2006. Pfizer.

AMES D. 2007. Few treatment options available for dementia. The 2007 Master Class in Alzheimer’s Disease Proceedings Report. Sydney, Elixir Health Care, 10.

AMES D. 2007. Current and coming attractions in International Psychogeriatrics, IPA’s peer-reviewed journal. IPA Bulletin, 24 (2): 6-7.

AMES D. 2008. Nursing homes. Psychiatry, 7 (2): 59-60.

AMES D. 2008. International Psychogeriatrics, IPA’s peer-reviewed journal – what’s new. IPA Bulletin, 25 (2): 4.

AMES D, ELLIS K. 2008. The Australian Imaging Biomarkers & Lifestyle (AIBL) Flagship Study of Ageing. FPOA News, 1: 8-9.

Book Reviews

Ames D. 2007. Lessons on aging from three nations, Volume 1: The art of aging well. (Carmel S, Morse C, Torres-Gil F.). International Psychogeriatrics, 19: 805.


Catherine Devas, PhD. 2007. School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University. The association between pain-specific attributions and mood disturbance in chronic pain patients.

Chathushka Fonseka, BSc (Hons). 2007. School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University. Electrophysiological evaluation of the effects of music therapy on memory in persons with dementia.

Tessa Jones, BA (Hons). 2007. School of Psychology, Monash University. Little do we know: Patient pain knowledge.

Renee Kharsis, MSc. 2007. School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University. Evaluation of music therapy
interventions on people with dementia.