Transition to Contemporary Parenthood (TCPP) publications

Crawford, S, Bennetts, S.K, Cooklin, A.R, Hackworth, N, Nicholson, J.M, D'Esposito, F., Green, J., Matthews, J., Zubrick, S.R., Strazdins, L. & Parcel, G. (2015). Parental fear as a barrier to children's independent mobility and resultant physical activity: Final Report. Melbourne: La Trobe University.

Clifford S.A, Gold L, Mensah F.K, Jansen P.W, Lucas N, Nicholson J.M, Wake M. Health-care costs of underweight, overweight and obesity: Australian population-based study. J Paediatr Child Health (in press). Epub 2015 Jun 8.

Cook F, Seymour M, Giallo R, Cann W, Nicholson J.M, Green J, Hiscock H. Comparison of methods for recruiting and engaging parents in online interventions: study protocol for the Cry Baby infant sleep and settling program. BMC Pediatrics 2015; 15:174.

Cooklin A.R, Amir L.H, Jarman J, Cullinane M, Donath S, The Castle Study Team. Maternal physical health symptoms in the first 8 weeks postpartum among primiparous Australian women. Birth 2015; 42(3):254-60.

Cooklin A.R, Giallo R, Strazdins L, Martin A, Leach L.S, Nicholson J.M. What matters for working fathers? Job characteristics, work-family conflict and enrichment, and fathers' postpartum mental health in an Australian cohort. Soc Sci Med 2015; 146:214-22.

Cooklin A.R, Joss N, Husser E, Oldenburg B. Integrated approaches to occupational health and safety: A systematic review of outcomes and effectiveness. Am J Health Promot (in press).

Cooklin A.R, Westrupp E.M, Strazdins L, Giallo R, Martin A, Nicholson J.M. Fathers at work: work-family conflict, work-family enrichment and parenting in an Australian cohort. JFI (in press). Epub 2014 Oct 27.

Rayner, M., Dimovski, A., Muscara, F.,Yamada, J.,Burke, K., McCarthy, M., Hearps, S.J.C., Anderson, V.A., Coe, A., Hayes, L., Walser, R., & Nicholson, J.M. Participating from the comfort of your living room: Feasibility of a group videoconferencing intervention to reduce distress in parents of children with a serious illness or injury.  Child and Family Behavior Therapy.Accepted 5 September 2015.

Daniels LA, Mallan KM, Nicholson J.M, Thorpe K, Nambiar S, Mauch CE, Magarey A. An early feeding practices intervention for obesity prevention. Pediatrics 2015; 136(1):e40-e9.

de Jersey SJ, Callaway LK, Daniels LA, Nicholson J.M. Weight-related risk perception among healthy and overweight pregnant women: a cross-sectional study. J Perinatol (in press). Epub 2015 Jun 4.

Feeney R, Desha L, Khan A, Ziviani J, Nicholson J.M. Speech and Language Difficulties Along with Other Child and Family Factors Associated with Health Related Quality of Life of Australian Children. Applied Research Quality Life (in press). Epub 2015 Dec 4.

Giallo, R., Cooklin, A.R., Brown, S., Christensen, D., Kingston, D., Liu, C., Wade, C., & Nicholson, J.M. Trajectories of fathers' depressive symptoms across the early parenting period: Implications for parenting in an Australian longitudinal cohort study. Journal of Family Psychology. Accepted 5 May 2015.

Schilpzand, E.J., Sciberras, E., Efron, D., Anderson, V. & Nicholson, J.M. Improving survey response rates from parents in school-based research using a multi-level approach. PLOS One, Accepted with minor revisions, 2 February 2015.

De Jersey, S.J., Callaway, L.K., Daniels, L.A. & Nicholson, J.M. Weight related risk perception among healthy and overweight pregnant women: a cross sectional study. Journal of Perinatology. Acceptance with substantial revisions 26 January 2015.

Westrupp, E.M., Martin, A., Cooklin, A.R., Strazdins, L., Zubrick, S.R. & Nicholson, J.M. Maternal work-family conflict and psychological distress: Reciprocal relationships over 8 years. Journal of Marriage and the Family. Accepted, 10 March 2015.

Westrupp, E.M, Rose, N., Nicholson, J.M., & Brown S.J. (2015). Exposure to inter-parental conflict across 10 years of the early childhood period: Data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Online first. DOI 10.1007/s10995-015-1704-3.

Sciberras, E., Mulraney, M., Anderson, V., Rapee, R.M., Nicholson, J.M., Efron, D., Lee, K., Markopolous, Z., & Hiscock, H. Managing anxiety in children with ADHD using cognitive-behavioural therapy: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Accepted Journal of Attention Disorders 18 Jan 2015.

Cooklin AR, Westrupp E.M, Strazdins L, Martin A, Giallo R, Nicholson J.M (2014). Fathers at work: Work-family conflict, work-family enrichment and parenting in an Australian cohort. Journal Family Issues. Online First 29/10/14.

Cooklin A.R, Husser E, Joss N, Oldenburg, B (2014) Guidebook: Integrated Approaches to Worker Health, Safety and Well-being. Melbourne: Victorian WorkCover Authority.

Cocker, F., Nicholson, J.M., Graves, N., Oldenburg, B., Palmer, A.J., Martin, A., Scott, J., Venn, A., & Sanderson, K. Depression in working adults: Comparing the costs and health outcomes of working when ill. PLOS ONE PLOS ONE, 9 (9), e105430. 10.1371/journal.pone.0105430

Efron D, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Jongeling B, Schilpzand EJ, Bisset M, Nicholson J.M. Functional status in children with ADHD at age 6–8:  A controlled community study. Pediatrics.Pediatrics, 134 (4), e992-e1000. Online September 29, 2014; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-1027.

Martin A, Cooklin A.R, Dawkins S (in press). Optimizing the work-family interface during early parenting: A multilevel intervention model for promoting work-family enrichment. Book chapter in Burke RJ,  Page KM, and Cooper C eds.  Flourishing in Life, Work, and Careers: Individual Wellbeing and Career Experiences. Series: New Horizons in Management. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Publications by TCPP staff from prior work

Zubrick, S.R., Lucas, N., Westrupp, E. M., & Nicholson, J. M. (2014). Parenting measures in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: Construct validity and measurement quality, Waves 1 to 4. (LSAC Technical Paper No. 12). Canberra: Department of Social Services (formerly the Department of Families, Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs): Canberra, ACT. (100 pages, independently expert-reviewed)

Jansen, E., Daniels, L.A., Mallan, K.M., & Nicholson, J.M. (2014). The Feeding Practices and Structure Questionnaire: Construction and initial validation in a sample of Australian first-time mothers and their 2-year olds. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 11:72 doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-72.

Sciberras E, Westrupp EM, Wake M, Nicholson JM, Lucas N, Mensah F, Gold L, Reilly SR. (2014). Healthcare costs associated with language difficulties up to 9 years of age: Australian population-based study. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Early Online: 1–12. DOI: 10.3109/17549507.2014.898095

Seymour, M., Giallo, R., Cooklin, AR., & Dunning, M. (2014). Maternal anxiety and parenting in the first year postpartum. Child: Care, Health and Development. Online first 31/07/2014.

Giallo, R., Cooklin, A., Dunning, M., Seymour, M, Loutzenhiser, L., & McAuslan (in press). Factors associated with the course of maternal fatigue across the early postnatal period. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Accepted 30th May.

Giallo, R., Cooklin, AR., Dunning, M., & Seymour, M. (in press). The Efficacy of Wide Awake Parenting: An intervention for the management of fatigue in the postnatal period. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN). Accepted 13th May, 2014.

Sciberras, E., Mueller, K., Efron, D., Bisset, M., Anderson, V., Schilpzand, E.J, Jongeling, B., & Nicholson, J.M. (2014) Language problems in children with ADHD: A community-based study. Pediatrics. 133;793. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2013-3355.

Reilly, S., Tomblin, B., Law, J., McKean, C., Mensah, F.K., Morgan, A., Goldfeld, S., Nicholson, J.M., & Wake, M. (2014). Specific Language Impairment: A convenient label for whom? International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 49 (4) 416-451.