General Practice - Research Publications
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An exploratory statistical approach to depression pattern identification
Depression is a complex phenomenon thought to be due to the interaction of biological, psychological and social factors. Currently depression assessment uses self-reported depressive symptoms but this is limited in the ...
Can primary care team-based transition to insulin improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: the stepping up to insulin cluster randomized controlled trial protocol
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014)
Background: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) brings significant human and healthcare costs. Its progressive nature means achieving normoglycaemia is increasingly difficult, yet critical to avoiding long term vascular complications. ...
Personality and trajectories of posttraumatic psychopathology: A latent change modelling approach
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2016-08-01)
BACKGROUND: Survivors of traumatic events may develop a range of psychopathology, across the internalizing and externalizing dimensions of disorder and associated personality traits. However, research into personality-based ...
G-protein beta 3 subunit genetic variation moderates five-year depressive symptom trajectories of primary care attendees
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2014-08-20)
BACKGROUND: Genetic variation in the G-protein β3 subunit (GNB3) has previously been associated with gene splicing that has been further linked to increased signal transduction and major depressive disorder. However, the ...
"I didn't know it was possible to feel that tired": exploring the complex bidirectional associations between maternal depressive symptoms and fatigue in a prospective pregnancy cohort study
(SPRINGER WIEN, 2016-02-01)
Depressive and fatigue symptoms are common health concerns for women in the postnatal period. Few studies have sought to investigate the role of fatigue in the development and maintenance of depressive symptoms. The aim ...
|Dyspareunia and childbirth: a prospective cohort study
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between mode of delivery, perineal trauma and dyspareunia. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Six maternity hospitals in Melbourne, Australia. SAMPLE: A total of 1507 ...
An exploratory trial implementing a community-based child oral health promotion intervention for Australian families from refugee and migrant backgrounds: a protocol paper for Teeth Tales
(BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, 2014-01-01)
INTRODUCTION: Inequalities are evident in early childhood caries rates with the socially disadvantaged experiencing greater burden of disease. This study builds on formative qualitative research, conducted in the Moreland/Hume ...