Publications and Resources

Publications

Children’s Attention Project

Sciberras E, Efron D, Schilpzand L, Anderson V, Jongeling B, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Nicholson J. The Children’s Attention Project: A community-based longitudinal study of children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls. BMC Psychiatry 2013; 13:18

Sciberras E, Mueller K, Efron D, Bisset M, Anderson V, Schilpzand E, Jongeling B, Nicholson J. Language problems in children with ADHD: A community-based study. Pediatrics 2014; 133: 793-800. 

Efron D, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Jongeling B, Schilpzand E, Bisset M, Nicholson J. Functional Status in Children With ADHD at Age 6–8: A Controlled Community Study. Pediatrics 2014; 134(4): 992-1000.

Schilpzand L, Sciberras E, Efron D, Anderson V, Nicholson J. Improving Survey Response Rates From Parents in School-Based Research Using a Multi-Level Approach. PLoS ONE May 2015.

Mulraney M, Schilpzand L, Hazell P, Nicholson J, Anderson V, Efron D, Silk T, Sciberras E. 2015. Comorbidity and correlates of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in 6-8 year old children with ADHD. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.  Accepted June 2015

Efron D, Sciberras E. The Children’s Attention Project: a community-based, controlled, longitudinal study of ADHD. ADHD in Practice 2015.

Efron D, Sciberras E, Moisuc O, McKenzie V. Service Use in Children aged 6-8 years with ADHD. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2015.

Green J, Rinehart N, Anderson V, Nicholson J, Jongeling B, Sciberras E. Autism Spectrum Disorder symptoms in children with ADHD: A community-based study. Research in Developmental Disabilities 2015; 47: 175-184.

Green J, Sciberras E, Rinehart N. Two years post DSM-5: the emerging picture of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism. Belonging Early Years Journal 2015.

Mulraney M, Schilpzand E, Anderson V, Nicholson J, Efron D, Hazell P, Sciberras E. Correlates of anxiety in 6-8 year old children with ADHD: A community-based study. Journal of Attention Disorders 2016.

Green J, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Efron D, Rinehart N. Autism spectrum disorder symptoms and functioning in children with ADHD. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2016.

Sciberras E, Bisset M, Hazell P, Nicholson J, Anderson V, Lycett K, Jongeling B, Efron D. Health-related impairments in young children with ADHD: A community-based study. Child: Care Health & Development. Accepted May 2016.

Neuroimaging of the Children’s Attention Project

Silk T, Genc S, Anderson V, Efron D, Hazell P, Nicholson J, Kean M, Malpas C, Sciberras E. Developmental brain trajectories in children with ADHD and controls: A longitudinal neuroimaging study. BMC Psychiatry 2016; 16(1):59.

Conference presentations

Posters

Sciberras E, Efron D, Anderson V, Jongeling B, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Nicholson J. Community-based screening of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms in 6-7 year old Australian children. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development Biennial meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. July 2012.

Sciberras E, Efron D, Anderson V, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Jongeling B, Schilpzand E, Bisset M, Nicholson J. A community-based study of 6-8 year old children with ADHD: Baseline data from the Children’s Attention Project. 4th World Congress on ADHD. Milan, Italy. July 2013

Efron D, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Hazell E, Ukoumunne O, Jongeling B, Schilpzand E, Bisset M, Nicholson J. A comparison of a large community-based sample of children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls at age 6-8. 27th Congress of International Pediatric Association. Melbourne, Australia. August 2013

Green J, Rinehart N, Anderson V, Efron D, Schilpzand E, Nicholson J, Jongeling B, Sciberras E. Prevalence of ASD symptoms in children with ADHD and controls. 27th Congress of International Pediatric Association. Melbourne, Australia. August 2013

Green J, Rinehart N, Anderson V, Efron D, Nicholson J, Jongeling B, Sciberras E. Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Community-Based Study. Murdoch Children's Research Institute Poster Symposium, Melbourne, Australia. August 2014.

Green J, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Efron D, Nicholson J, Rinehart N. Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Community-Based Study. 61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego, USA. October 2014.

Sciberras E, Nicholson J, Anderson V, Hazell P, Jongeling B, Silk T, Bisset M, Ukoumunne O, Efron D. The Children’s Attention Project: 18-month outcomes from a community-based cohort of children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls. ADHD World Congress, Glasgow, Scotland. May 2015.

Mulraney M, Schilpzand E, Hazell P, Nicholson J, Anderson V, Efron D, Silk T, Sciberras E. Comorbidity and correlates of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in 6-8 year old children with ADHD. ADHD World Congress, Glasgow, Scotland. May 2015.

Bhide S, Anderson V, Nicholson J. Association between parenting style and socio-emotional and academic functioning in children with and without ADHD: A community-based study. ADHD World Congress, Glasgow, Scotland. May 2015.

Oral Presentations

Moisuc O, Sciberras E, Efron D.  Predictors of Professional Help Seeking for Children Identified with ADHD. Faculty of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (FCAP), October 2013

Efron D, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Jongeling B, Schilpzand E, Bisset M, Nicholson J. A comparison of a large community-based sample of children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls at age 6-8. 25th Annual International Conference on ADHD (CHADD), Washington, DC, USA.  November 2013

Green J, Rinehart N, Anderson V, Efron D, Schilpzand E, Nicholson J, Sciberras E, Jongeling B. Social and communication difficulties in children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls: a community-based study.  The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference, Perth, Australia. May 2014

Green J, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Efron D, Nicholson J, Rinehart N. Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Community-Based Study. Presentation to the Centre for Autism and the Developing Brain Research and Clinical Team, White Plains New York, USA. November 2014.

Green J, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Efron D, Nicholson J, Rinehart N. Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Community-Based Study.  Presentation to Queens College Department of Psychology, New York, USA. November 2014.

Green J, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Efron D, Nicholson J, Rinehart N. Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Community-Based Study. Australian Society for Autism Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia.  December 2014.

Sciberras E, Nicholson J, Anderson V, Hazell P, Jongeling B, Silk T, Bisset M, Ukoumunne O, Efron D. Do outcomes for children with subthreshold ADHD differ from children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls? A community-based study. 16th International ESCAP Congress, Madrid, Spain. June 2015.

Sciberras, E. Identifying predictors of outcomes for children with ADHD & testing targeted interventions. RANZP Faculty of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Conference, Vanuatu. September 2015.

Sciberras E, Nicholson J, Anderson V, Hazell P, Silk T, Ukoumunne O, Efron D. Diagnostic stability and functional outcomes of children with ADHD at age 10 years: A three year controlled longitudinal study. Paediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting, Baltimore. April 2016.

Symposiums

Efron D, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Hazell P, Ukoumunne O, Jongeling B, Schilpzand E, Bisset M, Nicholson J.  A community-based study of 6-8 year old children with ADHD: Baseline data from Children’s Attention Project. Comorbidities in Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Identification, Impact and Treatment. Faculty of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (FCAP). October 2013.

Green J, Rinehart N, Anderson V, Efron D, Nicholson J, Jongeling B, Sciberras E. Comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder symptoms in children with ADHD: Support for DSM-V.  Comorbidities in Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Identification, Impact and Treatment. Faculty of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (FCAP). October 2013.

Sciberras E, Mueller K, Efron E, Bisset M, Schilpzand E, Anderson V, Jongeling B, Nicholson J. Association between language problems and school-based functioning in a community-based sample of 6-8 year old children with ADHD. The health-education interface: Understanding the impact of special health care needs on children’s functioning at school.  International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development Biennial meeting, Shanghai, China.  July 2014

Sciberras E, Mueller K, Efron D, Bisset M, Schilpzand E, Anderson V, Jongeling B, Nicholson J. Prevalence of language problems in children with ADHD and non-ADHD controls and associations with academic and social functioning. Understanding interactivity, causality and developmental trajectories of language and socio-emotional development: Evidence from population and specialist longitudinal cohort studies. 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. July 2014