BA (hons), PhD (UNSW)

Sociology
2002

Professor Jake Najman is Director of the Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre (QADREC) in the School of Population Health and Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Science at The University of Queensland. He has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia and identified by the Australian Sociological Association as one of the 25 most influential sociologists in the history of the discipline in Australia. He has taught extensively in the areas of social research methodology, health inequalities and social factors influencing health and illness. He has been a member of the NHMRC Illicit Drugs Strategy Research Committee and the NHMRC Prevention Working Group. Professor Najman has served on numerous NHMRC Project Grant interviewing committees. Professor Najman has co-authored ten monographs and over 350 research papers. His research has received over 5000 citations in social science/science citation abstracts.

He has received numerous research grants from NHMRC, ARC, CRC and other funding agencies. In total he has received some 80 research grants totalling some million. His major research commitment has been a large scale pre-birth cohort study which recruited over 8000 pregnant women over the period 1981 – 1983. These women and their children have been repeatedly surveyed over a 30 year period. He was the Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the XV World Congress of Sociology (3000 delegates). He is a reviewer for a number of national and international journals. He is an assistant editor of the international journal Addiction.

1993-2001: Head, Department of Anthropology and Sociology; then Professor (1995) and Head, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland

1988: Reader, Social and Preventive Medicine/Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Queensland

1981: Senior lecturer, Social and Preventive Medicine/Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Queensland

1973: Lecturer, Social and Preventive Medicine/Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Queensland

1971 - Commonwealth Postgraduate Scholarship

2002 - Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia

2011 - Lee Greenaway Award for outstanding contribution to the field of drug and alcohol research

2012 - Elected by TASA as one of 25 most influential Australian sociologists

2012 - Nominated as outstanding academic teacher by (SOCY1030 – 2-12) by Dean’s Commendation for high achievement student 'interesting and engaging lectures that were delivered with enthusiasm and passion'.

Alati, R. Najman J.M. & Williams, G.M. (2004). The mental health of Filipino women 5 and 14 years after they have given birth in Australia: A longitudinal study. Health Sociology Review, 13(2) 145-156.

Alati, R., Kinner, S., Najman, J.M., Fowler, G., Watt, K, & Green D. (2004). Gender differences in the relationships between alcohol, tobacco and mental health in patients attending an emergency department. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 39(5)463-469.

Beadle, G.F., Yates, P.M., Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A., Thomson, D., Williams, G., et al. (2004). Illusions in advanced cancer: The effect of belief systems and attitudes on quality of life. Pyschooncology, 13(1) 26-36.

Beadle, G.F., Yates, P.M., Najman, J.M., Clavarino, A., Thomson, D., Williams, G., et al. (2004). Beliefs and practices of patients with advanced cancer: Implications for communication. British Journal of Cancer, 91(2) 254-257.

Dunne, M.P. & Najman, J.M. (2004). Letter to the editor: Reply to Stanley and Kovacs Re: Is child sexual abuse declining? Evidence from a population-based survey of men and women in Australia (Dunne, Purdie, Cook, Boyle & Najman, 2003). Child Abuse and Neglect, 28(4) 373-375.

Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M., Sterne, J., Williams, G.M., Ebrahim, S., & Davey Smith, G. (2004). Associations of parental, birth and early life characteristics with systolic blood pressure at 5 years of age. Findings from the Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Circulation, 110, (16) 2417-2423.

Najman, J.M., Aird, R., Bor W., O’Callaghan, M., Williams G.M. & Shuttlewood, G.J. (2004) The generational transmission of socioeconomic inequalities in child cognitive development and emotional health. Social Science and Medicine, 58,(6) 1147-1158.

Wilkins, A.J., O’Callaghan M.J., Najman, J.M., Bor, W., & Shuttlewood, G. (2004). Early childhood factors influencing health-related quality of life in adolescents at 13 years. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 40(3) 102-109.

Yates, P., Edwards, H., Nash, R., Aranda, S., Purdie, D., & Najman, J.M. Skerman, H., & Walsh, A.M., (2004). A randomized controlled trial of a nurse administered educational intervention for improving cancer pain management in ambulatory settings. Patient Education and Counseling, 53(2) 227-237.

Alati, R., Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & O'Callaghan, M. (2005). Is there really a 'J-shaped' curve in the association between alcohol consumption and symptoms of depression and anxiety? Findings from the Mater-University Study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Addiction, 100(5) 643-651.

Alati, R., Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & O’Callaghan, M. (2005). J-shape or linear relationship between alcohol consumption and depression: It matters. A response to Taylor & Rehm. Addiction, 100(6) 872-3.

Alati, R., Najman, J., Kinner, S., Mamun, A., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M. & Bor, W. (2005). Early predictors of adult drinking: A birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 162(11) 1098-1107.

Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & Lawlor, D.A. (2005). Asthma and internalising behaviour problems in adolescence: A longitudinal study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 462-470.

Dunne, M.P., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Dyspareunia unrelated to early sexual abuse?: peer commentaries on Binik. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 34(1) 28-30.

Fagan, A.A. & Najman, J.M. (2005). The relative contributions of parental and sibling substance use to adolescent tobacco alcohol and other drug use. Journal of Drug Issues, 35(4) 869-884.

Lawlor, D.A., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Intrauterine growth and intelligence within sibling-pairs: findings from the Mater-University study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 59(4) 279-282.

Lawlor, D.A., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Is being overweight associated with behavioural problems in childhood and adolescence? Findings from the Mater University study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(7) 692-697.

Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Early life predictors of adolescent smoking: Findings from the Mater University study of Pregnancy and its Outcomes. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 19(5) 377-387.

Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Socioeconomic position, cognitive function, and clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in adolescence: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67(6) 862-8.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Family and early life factors associated with changes in overweight status between ages 5 and 14 years: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. International Journal of Obesity, 29(5) 475−482.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Positive maternal attitude to the family eating together decreases the risk of adolescent overweight. Obesity Research, 13(8) 1422-1430.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2005). Effect of body mass index changes between ages 5 and 14 on blood pressure at age 14: Findings from a birth cohort study. Hypertension, 45(6) 1083-1087.

Najman, J.M, Dunne, M.P., Purdie, D.M., Boyle, F.M., & Coxeter, P.D. (2005). Sexual abuse in childhood and sexual dysfunction in adulthood: An Australian population-based study. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 34(5) 517-526.

Najman, J.M., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Aird, R., & Shuttlewood, G. (2005). Cohort profile: The Mater-University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy (MUSP). International Journal of Epidemiology, 34(5) 992-7.

Najman, J.M., Hallam, D., Bor, W.B., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., & Shuttlewood, G. (2005). Predictors of depression in very young children: A prospective study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40, 367-374.

Phillips, N.K., Hammen, C.L., Brennen, P.A., Najman, J.M., & Bor, W. (2005). Early adversity and the prospective prediction of depressive and anxiety disorders in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33(1) 13-24.

Kinner, S. A., Alati, R., Watt, K., Najman, J. M., Fowler, G. P. and Green, D.M. (2005) Substance misuse, anxiety and depression and urgency of presentation to a public emergency department in Australia. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 17 4, 363-370.

Alati, R., Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M. & Williams, G.M. (2006). In utero and postnatal maternal smoking and asthma in adolescence. Epidemiology, 17(2) 138-144.

Alati, R., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M. & Bor, W. (2006). In utero alcohol exposure and prediction of alcohol disorders in early adulthood: A birth cohort study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63(9) 1009-1016.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M. & Alati, R. (2006). Changes in maternal marital status are associated with young adults’ cannabis use: Evidence from a 21-year follow-up of a birth cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology, 35(3) 673-679.

Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J., Batty, G.D., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G., & Bor, W. (2006). Early life predictors of childhood intelligence: Findings from the Mater-University study of pregnancy and its outcomes. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 20(2) 148-162.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2006). Does maternal smoking during pregnancy have a direct effect on future offspring obesity? Evidence from a prospective birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(4) 490-491.

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, F., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G., & Bor, W. (2006). Does maternal smoking during pregnancy predict the smoking patterns of young adult offspring? A birth cohort study. Tobacco Control, 15(6) 452-457.

Najman, J.M., Dunne, M.P., Purdie, D.M., Boyle, F.M., & Coxeter, P.D. (2006). Sexual partner preferences: Evolutionary imperative, emotional attachment or hedonism? Marriage and Family Review, 40(1) 5-23.

Najman, J.M., Toloo, Q., & Siskind. V. (2006). Socioeconomic disadvantage and changes in health risk behaviours in Australia: 1989-90 to 2001. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation, 84(12) 976-984.

O’Callaghan, F.V., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, JM., Williams, G., Bor, W., & Alati, R. (2006). Prediction of adolescent smoking from family and social risk factors at 5 years, and maternal smoking in pregnancy and at 5 and 14 years. Addiction, 101(2) 282-290.

Posner, T.N., Boyle, F.M., Purdie, D.M., Dunne, M.P., & Najman, J.M. (2006). Prevalence and risk factors for lifetime exposure to Pap smear abnormalities in the Australian community. Sexual Health, 3, 275-279.

Shields, L., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., & Bor, W. (2006). Breastfeeding and obesity at 14. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(5) 289-296.

Shaw, M., Lawlor, D.A., Najman, J.M. (2006). Teenage children of teenage mothers: Psychological, behavioural and health outcomes from an Australian prospective longitudinal study. Social Science and Medicine, 62(10) 2526-2539.

Turner, J., V., Spallek, M., Najman, J., M., Bain, C., Purdie, D., M., Nixon, J., Scott, D., McClure, R. (2006). Socio-economic distribution of environmental risk factors for childhood injury. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 30(6) 514-518.

Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. & Clavarino, A. (2006). Correcting for numerator/ denominator bias when assessing changing inequalities in occupational class mortality, Australia 1981-2002. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 84(3) 198-203.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A. & Alati, R. (2006). Do parents’ marital circumstances predict young adults DSM-IV cannabis use disorders: A prospective study? Addiction, 101(12),1778-1786.

Scott, D., Harrison, J., Purdie, D., Bain, C., Najman, J., Nixon, J., Spinks, A. B. and McClure, R. J. (2006) The properties of the International Classification of the External Cause of Injury when used as an instrument for injury prevention research. Injury Prevention, 12 4: 253-7.

Alati, R., Lawlor, D.A., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., O'Callaghan, M. & Bor, W. (2007). Is there a fetal origin of depression? Evidence from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(5) 575-582.

Lawlor, D.A., Smith, G.D., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Mamun, A.A., Williams, G.M. & Najman, J.M. (2007). Epidemiologic evidence for the fetal overnutrition hypothesis: Findings from the Mater-University study of pregnancy and its outcomes. American Journal of Epidemiology, 165(4) 418-424.

O'Callaghan, F.V., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W. (2007). Prenatal alcohol exposure and attention, learning and intellectual ability at 14 years: A prospective longitudinal study. Early Human Development. 83(2), 115-123.

Najman, J.M., Dunne, M.P., & Boyle, F.M. (2007). Childhood Sexual Abuse and Adult Sexual Dysfunction: Response to Commentary by Rind and Tromovitch. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 36(1) 107-109.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A. & Alati, R. Bor, W. (2007). Cannabis and anxiety and depression in young adults: A large prospective study? Journal of American Academy Child Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(3) 408-417.

Mamun, A.A., Alati, R., O’Callaghan, M., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., O’Callaghan, F.V., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W. (2007). Does childhood sexual abuse have an effect on young adults’ nicotine disorder (dependence or withdrawal)? Evidence from a birth cohort study. Addiction, 102(4) 647-654.

Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., & Room, R. (2007). Increasing socioeconomic inequalities in male cirrhosis of the liver mortality: Australia 1981-2002. Drug & Alcohol Review, 26(3) 273-278.

Espejo, E.P., Hammen, C.L., Conolly, N.P., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M., Bor, W. (2007). Stress sensitization and adolescent depressive severity as a function of childhood adversity: A link to anxiety disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35(2) 287-99.

Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Kinner, S. A., Jamrozik, K., Najman, J. M., & Mamun, A. A. (2007). Maternal partner criminality and cannabis use in young adulthood: A prospective study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(6) 546-553. (IF=1.607).

Callaway, L.K., McIntyre H.D., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. & Lawlor, D.A., (2007). The association of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy with weight gain over the subsequent 21 years: Findings from a prospective cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(4) 421-428.

Najman, J.M., Nguyen, M.L.T., & Boyle, F.M. (2007). Sexual Abuse in childhood and physical and mental health in adulthood: an Australian population study. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 36(5) 666-675.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., O’Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. & (2007). Does childhood sexual abuse predict young adult’s BMI? A birth cohort study. Obesity, 15(8) 2103-2110.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Alati, R., Hutchinson. D.M., Jamrozik, K., Najman, J.M., Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M, & Bor, W. (2007) Association of maternal smoking and alcohol consumption with young adults’ cannabis use: A prospective study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(5) 592-598.

Callaway L, Lawlor D, O'Callaghan M, Williams G, Najman J, McIntyre H. (2007) Diabetes mellitus in the 21 years after a pregnancy that was complicated by hypertension: findings from a prospective cohort study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 197(5) 492-e7.

Mamun, A.A., Cramb, S. R., McDermott, B., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., & Williams, G.M. (2007). Adolescents’ perceived overweight associated with depression in young adulthood: A longitudinal study. Obesity, 15(12) 3097-3105.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M., & Najman, J.M. (2007). Authors’ reply Re: Does maternal smoking during pregnancy have a direct effect on future offspring obesity? Evidence from a prospective birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology,166, 490-491.

Kinner, S., Alati, R., Najman, J.M. & Williams. G.M. (2007). Do paternal arrest and imprisonment lead to child behaviour problems and substance use? A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 48(11) 1148-1156 (IF=4.40).

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Cramb. S., O’Callaghan, Najman, J.M, W., Williams, G.M. (2007). Do child sleeping problems predict obesity in young adulthood? Evidence from a prospective birth cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 166(12) 1368-1373.

Mamun, A.A., Lawlor, D.A., Alati, R., O'Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M. & Najman, J.M. (2007). Increasing body mass index from age 5 to 14-years predicts asthma among adolescents: Evidence from a birth cohort study. International Journal of Obesity, 31(4) 578-583.

Mamun, A.A., McDermott, B.M., O’Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. (2008). Predictors of maternal misclassifications of their offspring’s weight status: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Obesity, 32(1) 48-54.

Hutchinson, D., Alati, R., Najman, J., Mattick, R., Bor, W., O’Callaghan, M. & Williams, G. (2008). Maternal attitudes in pregnancy predict drinking initiation in adolescence. Australian and New Zealand Journal Psychiatry, 42(4) 325-335.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A., Bor, W. Alati, R. (2008). Adolescent problem behaviours predicting DSM-IV diagnoses of multiple substance use disorder: findings of a prospective birth cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43(5) 356-363.

Alati, R., Kinner, S., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Mamun, A., Najman, J., Williams, G.M., (2008). Pathways to ecstasy use in young adults: anxiety depression or behavioural deviance? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 92(1-3)108-115.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., McGee, T.R., Bor, W., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., & Mamun, A.A. (2008). Child and adolescent externalizing behaviour and cannabis use disorders in early childhood: An Australian prospective birth cohort study. Addictive Behaviors, 33 (3) 422-438.

Hazel, N.A., Hammen, C., Brennan, P.A., Najman, J.M.(2008). Early childhood adversity and adolescent depression: the mediating role of continued stress. Psychological Medicine, 38(4) 581-589.

Hayatbakhsh MR, O'Callaghan MJ, Jamrozik K, Najman JM, Mamun AA, Alati R, Bor W. (2008). The association between school performance at 14 years and young adults' use of cannabis: An Australian birth cohort study. Journal of Drug Issues, 38(2) 401-418. IF=0.756'

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., O’Callaghan, M, Bor, W. & Alati, R. (2008). Early childhood predictors of early substance use and substance use disorders: prospective study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(8) 720-731.

McDermott, B., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M. & Bor, W. (2008). Preschool children perceived by mothers as irregular eaters: Physical and psychosocial predictors from a birth cohort study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrics, 29(3) 197-205.

Najman, J.M., Heron, M.A., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Dingle, K., Jamrozik, K., Bor, W Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M, Williams, G. (2008). Screening in early childhood for risk of later mental health problems: A longitudinal study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 42(8) 694-700.

Hayatbakhsh, M. R., Najman, J.M., McGee, T., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M. (2009) Early pubertal maturation in the prediction of early adult substance use: A prospective study. Addiction, 104(1) 59-66.

Seib, C., Debattista, J., Fischer, J., Dunne, M., Najman, J.M. (2009) Sexually transmissible infections among sex workers and their clients: Variation in prevalence between sectors of the industry. Sexual Health, 6, 45-50.

Hayatbakhsh, R., Najman, J.M., Jamrozik, K., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M. & Williams, G.M., (2009). Childhood sexual abuse and cannabis use in early adulthood: Findings from an Australian birth cohort study. Archives of Sexual Behavior 38(1) 135-142.

Scott, J., Martin, G., Welham, J., Bor, W., Najman, J.M., O'Callaghan, M. Williams, Aird, R., G.M., McGrath, J. (2009) Psychopathology during childhood and adolescence predicts delusional-like experiences in adults: A 21 year birth cohort study. American Journal of Psychiatry 166(5) 567-574

Seib, C., Fischer, J., Najman, J.M. (2009) The health of female sex workers from three industry sectors in Queensland, Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 68(3) 473-478.

Mamun, A.A., O’Callaghan, M., Cramb, S. R., Najman, J.M.,Williams, G.M., Bor, W. (2009) Childhood behavioral problems predict young adults’ BMI and obesity: Evidence from a birth cohort study. Obesity, 17(4) 761-766.

Mamun, A.A., Hayatbakhsh, M.R. O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M. (2009) Early overweight and pubertal maturation – pathways of association with young adults’ overweight: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Obesity, 33(1) 14-20.

Mamun, A.A., Cramb, S. R., O’Callaghan, M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., Najman, J.M. (2009) Childhood overweight status predicts diabetes at age 21 years: A follow-up study. Obesity, 17(6) 1255-1261.

Welham, J., Scott, J., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., O'Callaghan, M. McGrath, J. (2009) Growth in young adults who screen positive for non-affective psychosis: A birth cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(1) 61-67.

Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Callaway, L., Williams, G.M., Najman, J.M., Lawlor, D., (2009) Associations of gestational weight gain with offspring body mass index and blood pressure at 21 years: Evidence from a birth cohort study. Circulation, 119(13) 1720-1727.

Khatun, M., Clavarino, A.M., Callaway, L., Alati, R., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Mamun, A.A. (2009) Common symptoms during pregnancy predict depression and health status 14 years post-partum. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 104(3) 214-217.

Strathearn, L., Mamun, A.A., Najman. J.M., O'Callaghan, M.J. (2009) Does breastfeeding protect against substantiated child abuse and neglect? A 15-year cohort study. Pediatrics, 123(2) 483-93.

Welham, J., Scott, J., Williams, G., Najman, J., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M., McGrath, J. (2009) Emotional and behavioural antecedents of young adults who screen positive for non-affective psychosis: A 21-year birth cohort study. Psychological Medicine, 39(4) 625-34.

Najman, J.M., Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Heron, M.A., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M.J., Williams, G.M. (2009) The Impact of episodic and chronic poverty on child cognitive development. The Journal of Pediatrics, 154(2) 284-9.e1.

Alati, R., Gunnell, D., Najman, J., Williams, G., Lawlor, D. (2009) Is IQ in childhood associated with suicidal thoughts and attempts? Findings from The Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes. Suicide Life Threatening Behavior. 39(3) 282-93.

O'Callaghan, F., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Najman, J., Williams, G., Bor, W. (2009) Maternal smoking during pregnancy predicts nicotine disorder (dependence or withdrawal) in young adult: A birth cohort study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(4) 371-7.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M. (2009) Predictors of young adults' amphetamine use and disorders: A prospective study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28(3)275-83.

Alati, R., Van Dooren, K., Najman, J., Williams, G.M., Clavarino, A. (2009). Early weaning and alcohol disorders in offspring: Biological effect, mediating factors or residual confounding? Addiction, 104(8)1324-1332.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Sadasivam, S., Mamun, A.A., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M. O’Callaghan, M. (2009) Maternal smoking during and after pregnancy and lung function in early adulthood: A prospective study. Thorax, 64(9)810-814.

Scott, J., Najman, J.M., McGrath, J. (2009) Influence of socioeconomic status on delusional-like experiences in adults reply. American Journal of Psychiatry 166(9)1063-1063.

Najman, J.M., Hayatbakhsh M.R., McGee T, Bor W, O'Callaghan M., Williams, G.M. (2009) The impact of puberty on aggression/delinquency: Adolescence to young adulthood. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 42(3) 369-386.

Hutchinson, D., Maloney, E., Mattick, R., Allsop, S., Najman, J., Elliot, E., Burns, L., Jacobs, S. (2009) What are the impacts of mothers and partners substance use during pregnancy? Assessing the psychological characteristics, obstetric and neonatal outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28,A31-A31.

McKetin, R., Ross, J., Najman, J., Baker, A., Lubman, D., Dawe, S., Ali, R., Lee, N., Mattick, R., Mamun, A. (2009) Treatment outcomes for methamphetamine use: Finding from the Methamphetamine Treatment Evaluation Study (MATES). Drug and Alcohol Review, 28, A76-A77.

O'Callaghan, F., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M., Alati, R., Williams, G., Bor, W., Najman, J., (2009) Early life and adolescent predictors of young adult smoking at 21 years: A birth cohort study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28, A 48-A49.

Hayatbakhsh, M.R., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., Bor, W., O'Callaghan, M. (2009) Multiple risk factor model predicting cannabis use and use disorders: A longitudinal study. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 35(6)399-407.

Alati, R., Najman, J., O’Callaghan, M., Bor, W., Williams, G.M., Clavarino, A. (2009) Fetal growth and behaviour problems in early adolescence: findings from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(5) 1390-1400.

Babajafari, S., Marks, G.C., Mamun, A.A., O'Callaghan, M.J. Najman, J.M. (2009) Transition of family food behaviours from adolescence to young adulthood: A longitudinal Study. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 55,102-102. Suppl. 1.

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