2009 Publications


AMES D, BURNS A & O’BRIEN JT. (eds.) (2010). Dementia, 4th edition. Hodder, London. ISBN 9780340987278. (in press)

AMES D, CHIU E, LINDESAY J & SHULMAN K. (eds.) (2010). Guide to Psychiatry of Old Age. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521681919, pp 144. 

Book Chapters

Ames D. (2010). The Bruce Singh era: chapter 18. In: The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne 1964-2009 Personal Reminiscences (eds.Chiu E and Preston J.). Department of Psychiatry, The Universityof Melbourne, Melbourne. ISBN 9780646531304, pp 111-115.

Ames D, Chiu E, O’Connor D & Lautenschlager N. (2010). Old age psychiatry. In: A Primer of Clinical Psychiatry (eds. Castle D and Bassett D.). Churchill Livingstone, Sydney. ISBN 978 0 7295 3903 6, pp 234-245.

Chiu E, Ames D, Draper B & Snowdon J. (2009). Depressive disorders in the elderly: a review. In: Depressive Disorders, 3rd edition (eds. Herrman H, Maj M and Sartorius N.). Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford. ISBN 978-0-470-98720-9, pp 197-257.

Chiu E, Ames D & Hassett A. (2010). Specialist areas: old age psychiatry in the department: chapter 29. In: The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne 1964-2009 Personal Reminiscences (eds. Chiu E and Preston J.). Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne. ISBN 9780646531304, pp 180-185.

Dow B, lin X, Tinney J, Haralambous B & Ames D. (2010). Depression in care homes. In: Mental Health and Care Homes (eds. Dening T and Milne A.). Oxford University Press, Oxford. (in press)

F?rstl H, Lautenschlager MM, Lautenschlager NT and laux G. (2010). Psychopharmaka in geriatrie und gerontopsychiatrie. In: Grundlagen der Neuro-psychopharmakologie (eds. Riederer PF and Laux G.). SpringerWien, NewYork. pp 521-536. [German]

Gibson SJ. (2010). ?pid?miologie et neurobiologie de la douleur au cours du vieillissement. In: Douleur de la Personne Agee (ed. B?roud F.). Institut UPSA Press. pp 25-46. [French]

Gibson SJ. (2010). Pain in the elderly. In: Pain: a textbook for health professionals (eds. Strong J, Van Griensven A and Unruh M.). Elsevier, Oxford, UK. (in press)

Hadjistavropoulos T, Gibson SJ & Fine P. (2010). Pain in older persons: a brief clinical guide. In: Psychology of Ageing (eds. Lynch M and Craig K.). (in press)

Hill K, Waterston J & Murray K. (2009). Vestibular dysfunction and headache: assessment and management. In: Headaches, Bruxism and Related Conditions: diagnosis and multidisciplinary approaches to management. (eds. Selvaratnam P, Niere K, Zuluaga M and Oddy P.). Elsevier, Oxford, UK.

Kurz A & Lautenschlager NT. (2010). Established treatments for Alzheimer‘s disease: cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine. In: Dementia, 4th edition. (eds. Ames D, Burns A & O’Brien J.). Arnold, London. ISBN 9780340987278. (in press)

Lautenschlager NT & Kurz A. (2010). Degenerative disorders (Alzheimer’s disease, fronto-temporal dementia) and schizophrenia-like psychosis. In: Secondary Schizophrenia. (eds. Sachdev PS and Keshavan MS.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp 204-213.

Lautenschlager NT & Kurz A. (2010). Managing the patient with mild cognitive impairment. In: Dementia, 4th edition. (eds. Ames D, Burns A & O’Brien J.). Arnold, London. ISBN 9780340987278 (in press)

Moulin T, Joubert J & Chopard J-l. (2010). Telemedicine in stroke: potentials, limitations and ongoing issues. In: Advances in Telemedicine. Intech.

Szoeke C, Campbell S, Chiu E & Ames D. (2009). Vascular cognitive disorder. In: The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias. American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington DC, ISBN 978-1-58562-278-8, pp 181-194. 

Project Reports

Barber B, Szoeke C, Ames D, Dennerstein l,Head R, Lautenschlager N, Masters C & Flicker l. Physical, social and cognitive activities in the prevention of dementia: a review of the literature. Report to the CSIRO, P-Health Flagship, June 2010.

Blackberry I, Haralambous B, lin X, Jeffery P, Tinney J, Galvin P, Cortes N, & Dow B. Chronic disease self-management: positive ageing. Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2010.

Borschmann K & Dow B. Launceston General Hospital and community health falls prevention strategy. Report to Launceston General Hospital, October 2009.

Cyarto E, Dow B, Hempton C, Renehan E & Jones C. Education strategy to support implementation of the COAG LSOP initiative implementation resource toolkit, May 2009.

Dow B, Williams S, Berlowitz D, lin X, Wilkinson V, Borschmann K, Russell M, Crowley K, Batchelor F & Hill K. Sleeping and falling in older people: a pilot study. Report to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, 2010.

Doyle C et al. Technical reports comprising eight progress reports,three annual reports, an interim report and 22 final reports for national evaluation of the Dementia Initiative. Reports to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, from March 2006 to April 2010.

Haralambous B, Hempton C, lin X & Jeffrey P. Review of the Dementia Resource Guide. Report to Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, July 2009.

Haralambous B, lin X, Dow B, Jones C, Tinney J & Bryant C. Depression in older age: a scoping study. Report to beyondblue, September 2009.

Moore K, Fearn M, Cyarto E, Renehan E, Haralambous B, Hill K., Robinson A, Nitz J, Haines T, Andrews S, Churchill B & Fu S. Star project: an individualised, facilitated and sustainable approach to implementing the evidence in preventing falls in residential aged care facilities. Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, November 2009.

Tinney J, Hempton C, Haralambous B & Dowson l. Staff-resident communication practices in residential aged care – strategies for enhancement. Report to the JO & JR Wicking Trust, June 2009.

Vrantsidis F, Cyarto E, Dow B, Meyer C & Cortes-Simonet EN. Final report on the development of a Healthy Ageing Quiz. Report to National Seniors Australia Productive Ageing Centre, 2010.

Vrantsidis F, lin X, Dow D & Moore K. Additional analysis of the Consumer Information for Aged Care in the Community Phase 1 data draft report. Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, August 2009.

Williams S, Renehan E, Haralambous B & Cramer E. Evaluation of an intergenerational playgroup in a residential aged care facility. Report to Victorian Government Department of Health, Aged Care Branch, 2010. 

Peer-reviewed journals

Original Research Articles

Barker A, Kamar J, Graco M, lawlor V, & Hill K. (2010). Adding value to the STRATIFY: inclusion of balance, age and drug or alcohol problems improves prediction of fallers in the acute hospital setting. Journal of Advanced Nursing. (in press)

Bassirat M & Khalil Z. (2010). Short- and long-term modulation of microvascular responses in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats by glycosylated products. Journal of Diabetes Complications, 24:64-72.

Batchelor F, Hill K, Mackintosh S & Said C. (2010). What works in falls prevention after stroke? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Stroke, 41:1715-1722.

Beer C, Horner B, Almeida OP, Scherer S, Lautenschlager NT, Bretland N, Flett P, Schaper F & Flicker l. (2010). Dementia in residential care: education intervention trial (DIRECT); protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 11:63.

Bird Ml, Hill K, Ball M, Hetherington S & Williams A. (2010). Long term benefits of exercise on balance in older adults. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. (in press) IF 1.270.

Bird Ml, Williams A, Ball M & Hill K. (2009). Effects of resistance and flexibility exercise interventions on balance and related measures in older adults. Journal on Ageing and Physical Activity, 17:444-454. IF 1.3.

Blackberry I, Furler J, Young D & Best J. (2009). What does it cost to establish practice nurses led clinical trial in general practice? Lessons learnt from the PEACH study. Medical Journal of Australia, 191:492-495.

Borschmann K, Moore K, Russell M, ledgerwood K, Renehan E, Brown C, lin X & Sison J. (2010). Overcoming barriers to undertaking physical activity amongst culturally and linguistically diverse older adults: a randomized controlled trial. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 29:77-80. IF 0.319.

Bourgeat P, Ch?telat G, Villemagne Vl, Fripp J, Raniga P, Acosta O, Szoeke C, Ourselins S, Ames D, Ellis KA, Martins RN, Masters Cl, Rowe CR, Salvado O & The AIBl Research Group. (2010). Aβ burden in the temporal cortex is related to hippocampal atrophy in the elderly subjects without dementia. Neurology, 74:121-127.

Cameron I, Murray G, Gillespie l, Cumming R, Robertson M, Hill K & Kerse N. (2010). Interventions for preventing falls in older people in nursing care facilities and hospitals. Cochrane Database Systematic Review, 1, Art. No CD005465. COI: 10.1002/14651858. Pub2. IF 5.182.

Campbell S & Szoeke C. (2009). Pharmacological treatment of frailty in the elderly. Pharmacy Practice and Research, 39:147-152.

Ch?telat G, Villemagne Vl, Bourgeat P, Pike KE, Jones G, Ames D, Ellis KA, Szoeke C, Martins RN, O’Keefe GJ, Salvado O, Masters Cl, Rowe CR & The AIBl Research Group. (2010). Relationship between atrophy and β-amyloid deposition in Alzheimer’s disease. Annals of Neurology, 67:317-324. doi:10/1002.ana.21955.

Chtelat G, Villemagne Vl, Pike KE, Baron J-C, Bourgeat P, Jones G, Faux N, Ellis K, Salvado O, Szoeke C, Martins R, Ames D, Masters Cl, Rowe CR & The AIBl Research Group. (2010). Larger temporal volume in asymptomatic elderly with high versus low beta amyloid deposition. Brain. (in press)

Choid D, lee DY, lehert P, lee IS, Kim SH & Dennerstein l. (2010). The impact of premenstrual symptoms on activities of daily life in Korean women. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 31:10–15.

Clayton AH, Dennerstein l, Fisher WA, Kingsberg SA, Perelman MA & Pyke RE. (2010). Standards for clinical trials in sexual dysfunction in women: research designs and outcomes assessment. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7:541-560.

Considine J, Smith R, Hill K, Weiland T, Gannon J, Behm C, Wellington P & McCarthy S. (2010). Older people’s experience of accessing emergency care. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. (in press)

Dennerstein l. (2010). How changing methods affect our understanding of female sexual function and dysfunction. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7:2299–2300.

Dennerstein l, Hayes RD, Sand lM & lehert P. (2009). Attitudes towards and frequency of partner interactions among women reporting decreased sexual desire. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6:1668-1673.

Dennerstein l, lehert P, B?ckstr?m TC & Heinemann K. (2009). Premenstrual symptoms – severity, duration and typology: an international cross-sectional study. Menopause International, 15:120-126.

Dennerstein l, lehert P, B?ckstr?m TC & Heinemann K. (2010). The effect of premenstrual symptoms on activities of daily life. Fertility and Sterility, 94:1059-1064.

Dow B, Haralambous B, Hempton C, Hunt S & Calleja D. (2010). Evaluation of Alzheimer’s Australia Vic Memory Lane Caf?s. International Psychogeriatrics. (in press) IF 2.506.

Dow B & Meyer C. (2009). Caring and retirement crossroads and consequences. International Journal of Health Services, 40 (4). IF 0.89.

Dow B, Moore K, Dunbar J, Nankervis J & Hunt S. (2010). A description and evaluation of an innovative rural rehabilitation programme in south eastern Australia. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32:781-789. IF 1.395.

Edvardsson D, Fetherstonhaugh D, Nay R & Gibson SJ (2010). Development and initial testing of the Person-centered Care Assessment Tool (P-CAT). International Psychogeriatrics, 22:101-108. IF 2.506.

Ellis K, Rowe C, Villemagne Vl, Martins R, Masters Cl, Salvado O, Szoeke C, Ames D & The AIBl Research Group. (2010). Addressing population aging and Alzheimer’s disease through the Australian Imaging Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study: collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 6:291-296. doi:10.1016/j. jalz.2010.03.009.

Fearn M, Hill K, Williams S, Mudge l, Walsh C, McCarthy P et al. (2010). Balance dysfunction in adults with haemophilia. Haemophilia, 16:606-614.

Gersh E, Arnold C & Gibson SJ. (2010). The relationship between the pain stages of change questionnaire, treatment completion and clinical outcomes in multidisciplinary pain management. Pain Medicine. (in press)

Giummarra MJ, Georgiou-Karistianis N, Nicholls MER, Gibson SJ & Bradshaw Jl. (2010). Phantom in the mirror: a modified rubber-hand illusion in amputees and normals. Perception, 39:103-118.

Giummarra MJ, Georgiou-Karistianis N, Nicholls MER, Gibson SJ, Chou M & Bradshaw Jl. (2009). Phantom limb phenomena: corporeal awareness and proprioceptive sense of a lost limb. Perception. (in press).

Graziottin A, Dennerstein l, Koochaki PE & Rodenberg CA. (2009). The prevalence of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in surgically menopausal women: an epidemiological study of women in four European countries. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6:2143-2153.

Greenop KR, Almeida OP, Hankey GJ, Van Bockxmeer F & Lautenschlager NT . (2009). Premorbid personality traits are associated with post-stroke behavioural and psychological symptoms: a 3-months follow-up study in Perth, Western Australia. International Psychogeriatrics, 21:1063-1071. IF 2.506.

Haralambous B, Haines TP, Hill K, Moore K, Nitz J & Robinson A. (2010). A protocol for an individualised, facilitated and sustainable approach to implementing current evidence in preventing falls in residential aged care facilities. BMC Geriatrics, 10:8. Unofficial IF 1.96.

Helme RD. (2009). Treatment of neuropathic pain. Medicine Today, 10 (10):10 -16.

Helme RD. (2009). Treatment of neuropathic pain. Modern Medicine Middle East.

Hempton C, Dow B, Cortes-Simonet N, Ellis K, Koch S, LoGiudice D, Mastwyk M, livingston G, Cooper C & Ames D. (2010). Contrasting perceptions of health professionals and older people in Australia: what constitutes elder abuse? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. (in press)

Hill K, Fearn M, Williams S, Mudge l, Walsh C, McCarthy P, Walsh M & Street A. (2009). Effectiveness of a balance training home exercise program for adults with haemophilia: a pilot study. Haemophilia, 16:162-169. IF 2.394.

Hill AM, Hoffman T, Hill K, Oliver D, Beer C, McPhail S, Brauer S & Haines T. (2010). Measuring falls incidence in acute hospitals - analysis of the missing data from falls reporting systems. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. (in press) IF 3.805.

Hill AM, McPhail S, Hoffman T, McKenna K, Hill K, Oliver D, Beer C, Brauer S & Haines T. (2009). A randomized trial comparing digital video disc with written delivery of falls prevention education for older patients in hospital. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57:1458-1463. IF 3.539.

Hill K, Womer M, Russell M, Blackberry I & McGann A. (2010). Fear of falling in older fallers presenting at emergency departments. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66:1769-1779.

Howe A, Coles T, Peut A, lewin G & Byles J. (2010). Standardising access to administrative datasets on aged care programs for research purposes. Australasian Journal on Ageing. (in press)

Joubert J. (2009). The stroke survivor – challenges for the GP. Geriatric Medicine in General Practice, 2:6-7.

Kwan P, li HM et al. (2010). Association between temporal lobe P-glycoprotein expression and seizure recurrence after surgery for pharmacoresistant temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurobiology of Disease, 39:192-197.

Lamoureux El, Fenwick E, Moore K, Klaic M, Borschmann K & Hill K. (2009). Impact of the severity distance and near vision impairment on depression and vision-specific quality of life in older people living in residential care. Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, 50:4103-4109. IF 3.548.

Leung S, LoGiudice D, Schwarz J & Brand C. (2009). Doctors’ attitudes towards older people. Journal of Internal Medicine. (in press)

Lin X & Bryant C. (2009). Students’ attitudes toward older people: a cross-cultural comparison. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 7:411-424.

Lin X, Bryant C & Boldero J. (2009). Measures for assessing student attitudes toward older people. Educational Gerontology. (in press)

LoGiudice D, Smith K, Dwyer A, Atkinson D, Almeida O, Lautenschlager N & Flicker l. (2010). A preliminary evaluation of the prevalence of falls, pain and urinary incontinence in remote living Indigenous Australians over the age of 45 years. Internal Medicine Journal. (in press)

Low lF, Draper B, Cheng A, LoGiudice D, Brodaty H et al. (2009). Future research on dementia relating to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. AustraliaJournalonAgeing,28:144-148.

Lui JK, laws S, li Q-X, Villemagne V, Ames D, Brown B, Bush A, De Ruyck K, Dromey J, Ellis K, Faux N, Foster J, Fowler C, Gupta V, Hudson P, laughton K, Masters C, Pertile K, Rembach A, Rimajova M, Rodrigues M, Rowe C, Rumble R, Szoeke C, Taddei K,Taddei T, Trounson B, Ward V & Martins R for the AIBl Investigators. (2010). Plasma amyloid β as a biomarker in Alzheimer’s disease: the AIBL study of ageing. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. (in press)

Mackintosh S, Fryer C & Hill K. (2009). Telephone and face-to-face interviews to generate similar falls circumstances information from community-dwelling adults with stroke: test – retest design. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33:295-6. IF 1.556.

Makin J, Dobbinson S & Doyle C. (2009). Victorian farmers’ and other outdoor workers’ skin cancer prevention knowledge and practices. Journal of Occupational Health & Safety, 25:115-121.

Mclachlan AJ, Bath S, Naganathan V, Hilmer S, le Couteur D, Gibson SJ & Blyth FM. (2010). Clinical pharmacology of analgesic medicines in older people: impact of frailty and cognitive impairment. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. (in press)

Murray K, Hill K, Phillips B & Waterston J. (2010). Does otolith organ dysfunction influence outcomes after a customized program of vestibular rehabilitation? Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 34 (2):70-75.

Ogrin R, Darzins P & Khalil Z. (2009). The use of sensory nerve stimulation and compression bandaging to improve sensory nerve function and healing of chronic venous leg ulcers. Current Aging Science, 2:72-80.

Paterson K, Hill K, lythgo N & Maschette W. (2009). Young and older women exhibit less gait variability during continuous walking. Age and Ageing, 38:745-748. IF 3.052.

Petrovski S, Szoeke C et al. (2009). A pre-treatment neurocognitive questionnaire provides predictive value for seizure recurrence in newly treated epilepsy. Epilepsia, 50:44-45.

Petrovski S, Szoeke C et al. (2009). Multi-SNP pharmacogenomic classifier is superior to single-SNP models for predicting drug outcome in complex diseases. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 19:147-152.

Petrovski S, Szoeke C et al. (2010). Pre-treatment neurocognitive symptomatology predicts seizure recurrence in newly treated patients. Neurology. (in press)

Petty S, Hill K, El Haber N, Paton l, lawrence K, Berkovic S, O’Brien T & Wark J. (2010). Chronic anti-epileptic medication (AED) use is associated with reduced balance – an AED-discordant twin and sibling matched pair study. Epilepsia, 51:280–288. IF 3.227.

Pickering G, Gibson SJ, Serbouti S, Odetti P, Ferraz J, Gambassi G, Guarda H, Hamers JP, lussier D, Monacelli F, P?rez-Castej?n Garrote JM, Zwakhalen S, Barneto D, the Doloplus2®Collectif & Wary B. (2010). Reliability study in five languages of the translation of the pain behavioural scale Doloplus-2®. European Journal of Pain. [Epub ahead of print]

Ritchie C, Harrigan S, Mastwyk M, Macfarlane S, Cheeseman N & Ames D. (2010). Predictors of adherence to atypical antipsychotics (risperidone or olanzapine) in older patients with schizophrenia: an open study of three and a half years’ duration. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 25:411-418, doi: 10.1002/gps.2354.

Rowe C, Ellis K, Rimajova M, Bourgeat P, Pike K, Jones G, Fripp J, Tochon- Danguy H, Morandeau l, O’Keefe G, Price R, Raniga P, Robins P, Acosta A, lenzo N, Szoeke C, Salvado O, Head R, Martins R, Masters C, Ames D & Villemagne V. (2010). Amyloid imaging results from the Australian Imaging Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of aging. Neurobiology of Aging. (in press)

Russell M, Hill K, Blackberry I, Dharmage S, Giummarra M, Schwarz J, Dorevitch M, Ibrahim J, Dalton A & Day l. (2010). A randomized controlled trial of a multifactorial falls prevention intervention for older fallers presenting to emergency departments. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. (in press)

Ryan J, Burger HG, Szoeke C, lehert P, Ancelin M & Dennerstein l. (2009). A prospective study of the association between endogenous hormones and depressive symptoms in postmenopausal women. Menopause, 6:509-5017.

Sachdev PS, Llammel A, Trollor JN, lee T, Wright MJ, Ames D, Wen W, Martin NG, Brodaty H, Schofield PR & OATS Research Team (2009). A comprehensive neuropsychiatric study of elderly twins: the Older Australian Twins Study (OATS). Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12:573-582.

Scherder EJA, Herr K, Pickering G, Gibson SJ, Benedetti F & lautenbacher S. (2009). Pain in dementia: a topical review. Pain, 145:276-278.

Sims J, Hill K, Hunt S & Haralambous B. (2010). Physical activity recommendations for older Australians. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 28:139-143. IF 0.319.

Smith K, Flicker l, Dwyer A, Atkinson D, Almeida OP, Lautenschlager NT & LoGiudice D. Factors associated with dementia in Aboriginal Australians. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. (in press)

Smith K, Flicker l, Dwyer A, Marsh G, Mahajani S, Almeida OP, Lautenschlager NT, Atkinson D & LoGiudice D. (2009). Assessing cognitive impairment in Indigenous Australians – re-evaluation of the Kimberley Indigenous Assessment (KICA) in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. The Australian Psychologist, 44:54-61.

Stapleton C, Hough P, Bull K, Hill K, Greenwood K & Oldmeadow l. (2009). A 4-item falls-risk screening tool for sub-acute and residential care: the first step in falls prevention. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 28:139-143. IF 0.319.

Szoeke C, Bladin C et al. (2009). Stroke presenting under 3 hours in patients younger than 18 years of age. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 16:1481-1482.

Szoeke C, Sills G et al. (2009). Multidrug resistant (MDR) genotype, seizure recurrence in newly treated epilepsy: combined data from international prospective AED pharmacogenetic studies. The Australian Association of Neurologists, Alice Springs, Australia. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15:359.

Szoeke C, Sills GJ et al. (2009). Multidrug resistant genotype (ABCB1) and seizure recurrence in newly treated epilepsy: data from international pharmacogenetic cohorts. Epilepsia, 50:1689-1696.

Tang J, Ryburn B, Doyle C & Wells Y. (2010). Respite care. Australasian Journal on Ageing. (in press) IF 0.319.

Vidovich MR, Lautenschlager NT, Flicker l, Clare l & Almeida OP. (2009). Study protocol: The PACE Study: a randomized clinical trial of cognitive activity (CA) for older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Trials, 10:114. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-10-114.

Watson R, Brand C, Watson D & LoGiudice D. (2009). Delirium in the elderly. A survey of environmental policies and procedures in Melbourne hospitals. Australian Health Review, 33:656-662.

Williams S, Brand C, Hill K, Hunt S & Moran H. (2010). Feasibility and outcomes of a home based exercise program on improving balance and gait stability in women with lower limb osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91:106-114.

Woods BM, Nicholas MK, Blyth F, Asghari A & Gibson SJ. (2010). Assessing pain in older people with persistent pain: the NRS is valid but only provides part of the picture. Journal of Pain. (in press)

Woodward M, Brodaty H, Boundy K, Ames D, Blanch G & Balshaw R on behalf of the PRIME study group. (2010). Frontal variant of Alzheimer’s disease. International Psychogeriatrics. (in press). IF 2.506.

Zheng Z, Gibson SJ, Helme RD & McMeeken JM. (2009). The effect of local anaesthetics on age-related capsaicin-induced mechanical hyperalgesia – a randomised, controlled study. Pain, 144 (1-2):101-109.

Review articles

Ballard CA, Margollo-lana M, O’Brien JT, James I, Howard R, Fossey J & Lautenschlager NT. (2009). (Top cited papers in International Psychogeriatrics 6a.) Quality of life for people with dementia living in residential and nursing home care: the impact of performance on activities of daily living, behavioural and psychological symptoms, language skills, and psychotropic drugs. International Psychogeriatrics, 21:1026-1030. IF 2.506.

F?rstl H, Perneczky R, Karenberg A, Diehl-Schmid J & Lautenschlager NT. (2009). Pers?nlichkeit im h?heren Lebensalter. Nervenarzt, 80:1275-1282.

Fuh J-l, Cummings Jl & Ames D. (2009). (Top cited papers in International Psychogeriatrics: 6b.) Behavioral disorders and caregivers’ reactions in Taiwanese patients with Alzheimer’s disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 21:1031-1036. doi:10.1017/S1041610209990913. IF 2.506.

Gerdner lA & Lautenschlager NT. (2009). (Top cited papers in International Psychogeriatrics 4.) Effect of individualized vs. classical ‘relaxation’ music on the frequency of agitation in elderly persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. International Psychogeriatrics, 21:667-671. doi 10.1017/S1041610209008771. IF 2.506.

Han l & Ames D. (2009). (Top cited papers in International Psychogeriatrics: 6c.) Tracking cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease using the Mini-mental State Examination: a meta anlaysis (‘Mini is not necessarily trivial’). International Psychogeriatrics, 21:1037-1040. doi:10.1017/S1041610209990883. IF 2.506.

Kurz AF & Lautenschlager NT. (2010). The concept of dementia: retain, reframe, rename or replace? International Psychogeriatrics, 22:37-42. doi:10.1017/S1041610209991013

Lautenschlager NT, Cox K & Kurz AF. (2010). Physical activity and mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. (in press)

O’Connor D, Ames D, Gardner B & King M. (2009). Psychosocial treatments of psychological symptoms in dementia: a systematic review of reports meeting quality standards. International Psychogeriatrics, 21:241-251. doi:10.1017/S1041610208008223. IF 2.506.

Suttanon P, Hill K, Said C & Dodd K. (2010). Can balance exercise programmes improve balance and related physical performance measures in people with dementia: a systematic review. European Journal on Ageing and Physical Activity. 7:13-25.

Szoeke C, Campbell S, Lautenschlager N, Yastrubetskaya O & Ames D. (2010). What’s the future of treatment for Alzheimer’s disease? Medicine Today, 11 (6):18-32.


Ames D. (2010). Recent developments at International Psychogeriatrics. International Psychogeriatrics, 22:681-682. doi:10.1017/S1041610210001134. IF 2.506.

Ames D. (2010). The 2009 International Psychogeriatric Association Junior Research Awards in Psychogeriatrics. International Psychogeriatrics, 22:1. doi:10.1017/S1041610209991414. IF 2.506.

Dow B & Doyle C. Opening the door to older consumers: Pandora’s box or the way ahead? International Psychogeriatrics. (in press) IF 2.506.

Doyle C. (2009). International perspectives on dementia education, training and knowledge transfer. International Psychogeriatrics, 21, (s1):s1-s2. IF 2.506.

Goh A, Lautenschlager N & Chiu E. (2010). Adversity and resilience in ageing – exploring lessons from our seniors. Ageing International. (in press)

Thompson I, Yastrubetskaya O, Lautenschlager N, Ames D & Chiu E. (2010). Assessing speech and communication impairments in cognitive disorders: an innovative development in a memory clinic. International Psychogeriatrics, 22:341-345. doi:10.1017/S1041610209991037. IF 2.506.


Hill K & Williams S. (2009). Balance exercises in arthritis need to be targeted to the individual. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 55:224. IF 1.948.

Lautenschlager NT, Xiao J & Almeida OP. (2009). Physical activity and cognitive function in Alzheimer disease: Reply. Journal of the American Medical Association, 301:273-274.

Russell M, Hill K & Haines T. (2009). A comment on the debate surrounding single and multifactorial falls prevention interventions. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57:1708-1709. 

Non Peer-reviewed journals

GIBSON SJ. (2009). Pain in demented older persons. IASP Pain in Older Persons Special Interest Group Newsletter, 3:2-3.

HELME RD. (2009). Migraine. Australian Doctor 6 (21):26.

HILL K. (2009). Prescribing exercise for fall and fracture prevention. Geriatric Medicine in General Practice, 3:22-23.

VRANTSIDIS F, LOGIUDICE D, HARALAMBOUS B, LIN X, TINNEY J & DOW D . (2010). Development of an education program to improve referral to memory services for older people of Asian background living in Melbourne. Cultural News, 5 (1):2.