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Povey J; Raphiphatthana B; Torok M; Nagel T; Mills PPJR; Sells JRH; Shand F; Sweet M; Lowell A; Dingwall K, 2023, 'An emerging framework for digital mental health design with Indigenous young people: a scoping review of the involvement of Indigenous young people in the design and evaluation of digital mental health interventions', Systematic Reviews, 12, pp. 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-023-02262-w

John JR; Thavalingam V; Tye M; Dean K; Barzman D; Sorter M; Lin PI, 2023, 'Appraising risk factors of aggression in children and adolescents at psychiatric inpatient units', Psychiatry Research, 327, pp. 115368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2023.115368

Werner-Seidler A; Li SH; Spanos S; Johnston L; O'Dea B; Torok M; Ritterband L; Newby JM; Mackinnon AJ; Christensen H, 2023, 'The effects of a sleep-focused smartphone application on insomnia and depressive symptoms: a randomised controlled trial and mediation analysis', Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 64, pp. 1324 - 1335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13795

Werner-Seidler A; Maston K; Calear AL; Batterham PJ; Larsen ME; Torok M; O’Dea B; Huckvale K; Beames JR; Brown L; Fujimoto H; Bartholomew A; Bal D; Schweizer S; Skinner SR; Steinbeck K; Ratcliffe J; Oei JL; Venkatesh S; Lingam R; Perry Y; Hudson JL; Boydell KM; Mackinnon A; Christensen H, 2023, 'The Future Proofing Study: Design, methods and baseline characteristics of a prospective cohort study of the mental health of Australian adolescents', International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 32, pp. e1954, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1954

Torok M; Burnett ACR; McGillivray L; Qian J; Gan DZQ; Baffsky R; Wong Q, 2023, 'Self-harm in 5-to-24 year olds: Retrospective examination of hospital presentations to emergency departments in New South Wales, Australia, 2012 to 2020', PLoS ONE, 18, pp. e0289877, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289877

Onie S; Li X; Glastonbury K; Hardy RC; Rakusin D; Wong I; Liang M; Josifovski N; Brooks A; Torok M; Sowmya A; Larsen ME, 2023, 'Understanding and detecting behaviours prior to a suicide attempt: A mixed-methods study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 57, pp. 1016 - 1022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674231152159

Qian J; Zeritis S; Larsen M; Torok M, 2023, 'The application of spatial analysis to understanding the association between area-level socio-economic factors and suicide: a systematic review', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 58, pp. 843 - 859, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-023-02441-z

Gan DZQ; McGillivray L; Larsen ME; Torok M, 2023, 'Promoting engagement with self-guided digital therapeutics for mental health: Insights from a cross-sectional survey of end-users', Journal of Clinical Psychology, 79, pp. 1386 - 1397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jclp.23486

Burnett ACR; Wong Q; Zeritis S; Deady M; Torok M, 2023, 'Occupational class suicide risk: 12-year study of national coronial data', British Journal of Psychiatry, 43, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2023.22

Wong QJJ; Boulton KA; Reyes N; Han J; Torok M, 2023, 'The English Version of the Schema Inventory for Children: Psychometric Evaluation of a Measure of Early Maladaptive Schemas in a Primary School-Aged Sample', Assessment, 30, pp. 251 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10731911211051281

Sharwood LN; Calear AL; Batterham PJ; Torok M; McGillivray L; Rheinberger D; Zeritis S; Esgin T; Shand F, 2023, 'Exploring Sociodemographic Correlates of Suicide Stigma in Australia: Baseline Cross-Sectional Survey Findings from the Life-Span Suicide Prevention Trial Studies', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20032610

Baffsky R; Ivers R; Cullen P; Wang J; McGillivray L; Torok M, 2023, 'Strategies for Enhancing the Implementation of Universal Mental Health Prevention Programs in Schools: A Systematic Review', Prevention Science, 24, pp. 337 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01434-9

Qian J; Wong Q; Burnett A; McGillivray L; Han J; Larsen M; Torok M, 2023, 'Risk of repeat self-harm and suicide death following an episode of hospital self-harm presentation among adolescents and young adults', Journal of Affective Disorders, 321, pp. 191 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2022.10.032

Torok M; Passioura J; Konings P; Wong Q; Qian J; Larsen ME, 2023, 'A Spatial Analysis of Suicide Displacement at a High-Risk Cliff-Based Location Following Installation of a Means Restriction Initiative', Prevention Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-023-01504-6

Zbukvic I; McKay S; Cooke S; Anderson R; Pilkington V; McGillivray L; Bailey A; Purcell R; Tye M, 2023, 'Evidence for Targeted and Universal Secondary School-Based Programs for Anxiety and Depression: An Overview of Systematic Reviews', Adolescent Research Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40894-023-00211-1

Beames JR; Werner-Seidler A; Hodgins M; Brown L; Fujimoto H; Bartholomew A; Maston K; Huckvale K; Zbukvic I; Torok M; Christensen H; Batterham PJ; Calear AL; Lingam R; Boydell KM, 2023, 'Implementing a Digital Depression Prevention Program in Australian Secondary Schools: Cross-Sectional Qualitative Study', JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, 6, pp. e42349, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/42349

Gan DZQ; McGillivray L; Larsen ME; Bloomfield T; Torok M, 2023, 'Promoting Engagement With Smartphone Apps for Suicidal Ideation in Young People: Development of an Adjunctive Strategy Using a Lived Experience Participatory Design Approach', JMIR Formative Research, 7, pp. e45234, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/45234

Onie S; Berlinquette P; Holland S; Livingstone N; Finemore C; Gale N; Elder E; Laggis G; Heffernan C; Armstrong SO; Theobald A; Josifovski N; Torok M; Shand F; Larsen M, 2023, 'Suicide Prevention Using Google Ads: Randomized Controlled Trial Measuring Engagement', JMIR Mental Health, 10, pp. e42316, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/42316

McGillivray L; Hui NKM; Wong QJJ; Han J; Qian J; Torok M, 2023, 'The Effectiveness of a Smartphone Intervention Targeting Suicidal Ideation in Young Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Influence of Loneliness', JMIR Mental Health, 10, pp. e44862, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/44862

Long JC; Ruane C; Ellis LA; Lake R; Le Roux A; Testa L; Shand F; Torok M; Zurynski Y, 2022, 'Networks to strengthen community social capital for suicide prevention in regional Australia: the LifeSpan suicide prevention initiative', International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13033-022-00524-z

McGillivray L; Rheinberger D; Wang J; Burnett A; Torok M, 2022, 'Non-disclosing youth: a cross sectional study to understand why young people do not disclose suicidal thoughts to their mental health professional', BMC Psychiatry, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-021-03636-x

Kusuma K; Larsen M; Quiroz JC; Gillies M; Burnett A; Qian J; Torok M, 2022, 'The performance of machine learning models in predicting suicidal ideation, attempts, and deaths: A meta-analysis and systematic review', Journal of Psychiatric Research, 155, pp. 579 - 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.09.050

Rosebrock HY; Batterham PJ; Chen NA; McGillivray L; Rheinberger D; Torok MH; Shand FL, 2022, 'Nonwillingness to Return to the Emergency Department and Nonattendance of Follow-Up Care Arrangements Following an Initial Suicide-Related Presentation', Crisis, 43, pp. 442 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000812

Baffsky R; Ivers R; Cullen P; Batterham PJ; Toumbourou J; Calear AL; Werner-Seidler A; McGillivray L; Torok M, 2022, 'A cluster randomised effectiveness-implementation trial of an intervention to increase the adoption of PAX Good Behaviour Game, a mental health prevention program, in Australian primary schools: Study protocol', Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2022.100923

Rheinberger D; Wang J; McGillivray L; Shand F; Torok M; Maple M; Wayland S, 2022, 'Understanding Emergency Department Healthcare Professionals' Perspectives of Caring for Individuals in Suicidal Crisis: A Qualitative Study', Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.918135

Shand F; Torok M, 2022, 'Schools are important for preventing suicide, but more needs to be done', Medical Journal of Australia, 216, pp. 516 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51540

McGillivray L; Gan DZQ; Wong Q; Han J; Hetrick S; Christensen H; Torok M, 2022, 'Three-arm randomised controlled trial of an m-health app and digital engagement strategy for improving treatment adherence and reducing suicidal ideation in young people: study protocol', BMJ Open, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058584

Josifovski N; Shand F; Morley K; Chia J; Henshaw R; Petrie K; Reda B; Li E; Theobald A; Onie S; Torok M; Berrouiguet S; Batterham PJ; Carter G; Haber P; Christensen H; Larsen ME, 2022, 'A pilot study of a text message and online brief contact intervention following self-harm or a suicide attempt: A mixed methods evaluation', General Hospital Psychiatry, 76, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2022.03.002

Burnett A; Chen N; Zeritis S; Ware S; McGillivray L; Shand F; Torok M, 2022, 'Machine learning algorithms to classify self-harm behaviours in New South Wales Ambulance electronic medical records: A retrospective study', International Journal of Medical Informatics, 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2022.104734

Burnett ACR; Wong Q; Rheinberger D; Zeritis S; McGillivray L; Torok MH, 2022, 'Suicide among hospitality workers in Australia, 2006–2017', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 57, pp. 1039 - 1047, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-022-02229-7

Torok M; Han J; McGillivray L; Wong Q; Werner-Seidler A; O'Dea B; Calear A; Christensen H, 2022, 'The effect of a therapeutic smartphone application on suicidal ideation in young adults: Findings from a randomized controlled trial in Australia', PLoS Medicine, 19, pp. e1003978, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003978

Simmons ML; Lee S; Torok M; Papalia N, 2022, 'A call to implement a multi-systems approach to suicide prevention in the justice system', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 56, pp. 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674211013098

Beames JR; Johnston L; O’Dea B; Torok M; Boydell K; Christensen H; Werner-Seidler A, 2022, 'Addressing the mental health of school students: Perspectives of secondary school teachers and counselors', International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 10, pp. 128 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21683603.2020.1838367

Shand F; Duffy L; Torok M, 2022, 'Can government responses to unemployment reduce the impact of unemployment on suicide? A systematic review', Crisis, 43, pp. 59 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000750

Chen NA; Mok K; McGillivray LJ; Konings P; Passioura J; Torok MH, 2022, 'Hotel Suicides in Australia 2006-2017: Examining the Frequency, Characteristics, and Spatial Clustering', Crisis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000888

McGillivray L; Shand F; Calear AL; Batterham PJ; Chen NA; Rheinberger D; Rosebrock H; Torok M, 2022, 'Profiles of Passive and Active Suicidal Ideation and Attempts Among Secondary School Students in Australia: A Cross-Sectional Analysis', Archives of Suicide Research, 26, pp. 1880 - 1894, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2021.1945983

Gan DZQ; McGillivray L; Larsen ME; Christensen H; Torok M, 2022, 'Technology-supported strategies for promoting user engagement with digital mental health interventions: A systematic review', Digital Health, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/20552076221098268

Povey J; Raphiphatthana B; Torok M; Nagel T; Shand F; Sweet M; Lowell A; Mills PPJR; Dingwall K, 2021, 'Involvement of Indigenous young people in the design and evaluation of digital mental health interventions: a scoping review protocol', Systematic Reviews, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-021-01685-7

McGillivray L; Shand F; Calear AL; Batterham PJ; Rheinberger D; Chen NA; Burnett A; Torok M, 2021, 'The Youth Aware of Mental Health program in Australian Secondary Schools: 3- and 6-month outcomes', International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 15, pp. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13033-021-00503-w

Gan DZQ; McGillivray L; Han J; Christensen H; Torok M, 2021, 'Effect of Engagement With Digital Interventions on Mental Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis', Frontiers in Digital Health, 3, pp. 764079, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2021.764079

Werner-Seidler A; Spanos S; Calear AL; Perry Y; Torok M; O'Dea B; Christensen H; Newby JM, 2021, 'School-based depression and anxiety prevention programs: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis', Clinical Psychology Review, 89, pp. 102079 - 102079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2021.102079

Torok M; Konings P; Passioura J; Chen NA; Hewett M; Phillips M; Burnett A; Shand F; Christensen H, 2021, 'Spatial Errors in Automated Geocoding of Incident Locations in Australian Suicide Mortality Data', Epidemiology, 32, pp. 896 - 903, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000001403

Rheinberger D; Macdonald D; McGillivray L; Maple M; Torok M; Nicolopoulos A; Shand F, 2021, '“A sustained, productive, constructive relationship with someone who can help”—A qualitative exploration of the experiences of help seekers and support persons using the emergency department during a suicide crisis', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph181910262

Beames JR; Johnston L; O'Dea B; Torok M; Christensen H; Boydell KM; Werner-Seidler A, 2021, 'Factors that help and hinder the implementation of digital depression prevention programs: School-based cross-sectional study', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/26223

Rasmussen V; Steel Z; Spangaro J; Torok M, 2021, 'Investigating the prevalence of intimate partner violence victimisation in women presenting to the emergency department in suicidal crisis', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 33, pp. 703 - 710, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13714

O'Dea B; Subotic-Kerry M; King C; Mackinnon AJ; Achilles MR; Anderson M; Parker B; Werner-Seidler A; Torok M; Cockayne N; Baker STE; Christensen H, 2021, 'A cluster randomised controlled trial of a web-based youth mental health service in Australian schools', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 12, pp. 100178 - 100178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100178

Edwards T; Torok M; McGillivray L; Ford T; Mok K; Li E; Larsen ME, 2021, 'Social Media Responses to Online Suicide-Related News Articles', Crisis, 42, pp. 309 - 313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000724

Holder LJ; Prasad A; Han J; Torok M; Wong QJJ, 2021, 'Shifting as a key executive function underlying cognitive restructuring for individuals with elevated social anxiety', Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 94, pp. 217 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papt.12301

Burnett ACR; Chen NA; McGillivray L; Larsen ME; Torok M, 2021, 'Surveillance of suicide deaths involving gases in Australia using the National Coronial Information System, 2006 to 2017', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 45, pp. 242 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.13087

Tang S; Werner-Seidler A; Torok M; Mackinnon AJ; Christensen H, 2021, 'The relationship between screen time and mental health in young people: A systematic review of longitudinal studies', Clinical Psychology Review, 86, pp. 102021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2021.102021


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