Select Publications

Conference Presentations

McLoone J; Meiser B; Karatas J; Chau J; Zilliacus E; Kasparian NA, 2012, 'Perceptions of melanoma risk among Australia adolescents: Is this the greatest barrier to sun adherence and what can we do about it?', presented at 14th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Brisbane, Australia, 01 January 2012

McLoone J; Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Barlow-Stewart K; Charles M; Mann G; Menzies S, 2011, 'Melanoma risk, clinical care and patients' fears of melanoma recurrence: what is the interplay between these factors?', presented at Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA), 38th Annual Scientific Meeting, OZPOS/PoCoG Professional Day, Perth, Australia, 14 November 2011

Kasparian NA, 2011, 'Psychological support in paediatric cardiac care: What, where, when and how?', presented at Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth Australia, 11 August 2011 - 15 August 2011

Kasparian NA; Deans C; Bennett BK; Sholler GF; Winlaw DS; Kirk EP, 2011, 'Pregnancy disrupted: Thinking about the experiences of mothers and fathers after fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease', presented at World Congress of Psychotherapy, Sydney, Australia, 24 August 2011 - 28 August 2011

McLoone J; Kasparian NA; Watts KJ; Meiser B; Butow PN; Barlow-Stewart K; Menzies S; Mann G, 2010, 'Psychological adjustment and support needs among melanoma survivors at high risk of developing multiple primary melanomas: A qualitative evaluation. Symposium entitled: Cancer control behaviours: Who does them, who doesn't, and why not?', presented at Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine 7th Annual Scientific Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 10 February 2010 - 12 February 2010

Kasparian NA; McLoone J; Meiser B; Butow PN; Simpson JM; Mann G, 2010, 'Skin cancer screening behaviours among individuals with a strong family history of malignant malanoma. Symposium entitled: Cancer control behaviours: Who does them, who doesn't, and why not?', presented at Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine 7th Annual Scientific Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 10 February 2010 - 12 February 2010

McLoone JK; Kasparian NA; Watts KJ; Meiser B; Butow PN; Barlow-Stewart K; Menzies S; Mann GJ, 2010, 'Psychological adjustment and support needs among melanoma survivors at high risk of developing multiple primary melanomas: A qualitative evaluation', presented at Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine 7th Annual Scientific Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 10 February 2010 - 12 February 2010

McLoone J; Kasparian NA; Watts KJ; Meiser B; Butow PN; Barlow-Stewart K; Menzies S; Mann G, 2010, 'Psychosocial adjustment and support needs of melanoma survivors receiving care at a high risk clinic: A qualitative investigation.', presented at Sydney Cancer Conference, Sydney, Australia, 15 July 2010 - 16 July 2010

Meiser B; Gleeson M; Kasparian NA; Barlow-Stewart K; Ryan M; Mitchell G; Friedlander M; Tucker K, 2010, 'Attitudes and information needs of women newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer regarding treatment-focused genetic testing', presented at Human Genetics Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 16 November 2010 - 18 November 2010

McLoone J; Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Simpson JM; Mann G, 2009, 'When the risks are high: Psychological adjustment and unmet needs in malanoma survivors at high risk of developing another melanoma.', presented at The University of New South Wales Research Showcase for Well Being, Sydney, Australia, 01 January 2009

Branstrom R; Kasparian NA; Chang Y; Affleck P; Gruis N; Newton-bishop J; Brandberg Y, 2009, 'The importance of risk perception, cancer worry and skin cancer history in skin cancer screening', presented at International Melanoma Genetics Consortium Annual Scientific Meeting, Slovenia, 08 June 2009 - 12 June 2009

Branstrom R; Kasparian NA; Chang Y; Affleck P; Newton-bishop J; Gruis N; Brandberg Y, 2009, 'Predictors of sun protection behaviours in an international sample', presented at 7th World Congress on Melanoma, Vienna, Austria, 12 May 2009 - 16 May 2009

Kasparian NA, 2008, 'Genetic testing for melanoma risk: A prospective cohort study of uptake and outcomes amongst Australian families', presented at Meeting of the Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 22 October 2008

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Simpson JM; Mann GJ, 2008, 'Genetic testing for melanoma risk: Psychological outcomes 12 months after notification', presented at International Melanoma Genetics Consortium Annual Scientific Meeting, Paris, France, 09 June 2008 - 12 June 2008

Kasparian NA; Rutstein AN; Meiser B; Koehler J; Tyler J; Andrews L; Tucker K, 2008, 'Unmet information and support needs amongst individuals affected by VHL or MEN2A', presented at VHL Medical Symposium, Roskilde, Denmark, 04 September 2008 - 06 September 2008

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Simpson JM; Mann GJ, 2008, 'A psychological perspective on genetic testing for melanoma risk in Australia', presented at Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine 5th Annual Scientific Conference, Sydney, Australia, 31 January 2008 - 02 February 2008

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Simpson JM; Mann GJ, 2008, 'Genetic counselling and testing for melanoma risk: A prospective study of uptake and psychological implications in Australia', presented at European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics (EMPAG), Barcelona, Spain, 31 May 2008 - 03 June 2008

Kasparian NA, 2007, 'Genetic testing for melanoma risk: What are the emotional and behavioural implications?', presented at The University of Sydney Cancer Research Network on Cancer Screening: Communication, genetic testing and counselling, Sydney, Australia, 01 November 2007

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Simpson JM; Mann GJ, 2007, 'Evidence for three distinct models of psychological distress amongst individuals with a strong family history of melanoma', presented at International Melanoma Genetics Consortium Annual Scientific Meeting, Lund, Sweden, 11 June 2007 - 14 June 2007

Kasparian NA, 2006, 'An update on progress of the Australian GenoMEL psychological research projects', presented at Collaborators Meeting at the Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 01 November 2006

Mann GJ; Kasparian NA; Butow PN; Simpson JM, 2006, 'Psychosocial aspects of genetic testing for melanoma risk: A study update', presented at International Melanoma Genetics Consortium Annual Scientific Meeting, Genoa, Italy, 06 June 2006 - 09 June 2006

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Butow PN; Hughes TMD; Job RFS; Mann GJ, 2004, 'Genetic testing for melanoma susceptibility: Psychosocial issues for families at high risk', presented at European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics (EMPAG), Munich, Germany, 12 June 2004 - 15 June 2004

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Hughes TMD; Job RFS; Mann GJ, 2003, '“Better the devil you know?” Understanding individuals’ attitudes toward, and interest in, genetic testing for melanoma susceptibility', presented at 6th Australasian Conference on Familial & Genetic Aspects of Cancer, Couran Cove, Australia, 03 September 2003 - 06 September 2003

Kasparian NA; Meiser B; Hughes TMD; Job RFS; Mann GJ, 2003, 'The psychological consequences of genetic testing for melanoma susceptibility', presented at 6th World Congress Psycho-Oncology, Banff Alberta Canada, 23 April 2003 - 27 April 2003


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