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Vollmer-Conna U; Beilharz JE; Cvejic E; Macnamara CL; Doherty M; Steel Z; Hadzi-Pavlovic D; Harvey SB; Parker G, 2020, 'The well-being of medical students: A biopsychosocial approach', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 54, pp. 997 - 1006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867420924086

Beilharz JE; Paterson M; Fatt S; Wilson C; Burton A; Cvejic E; Lloyd A; Vollmer-Conna U, 2020, 'The impact of childhood trauma on psychosocial functioning and physical health in a non-clinical community sample of young adults', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 54, pp. 185 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867419881206

Fatt SJ; Beilharz JE; Joubert M; Wilson C; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U; Cvejic E, 2020, 'Parasympathetic activity is reduced during slow-wave sleep, but not resting wakefulness, in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome', Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 16, pp. 19 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/JCSM.8114

Fatt SJ; Beilharz JE; Joubert M; Wilson C; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U; Cvejic E, 2020, 'Parasympathetic activity is reduced during slow-wave sleep, but not resting wakefulness, in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.', J Clin Sleep Med, vol. 16, pp. 19 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.8114

Cvejic E; Li H; Hickie IB; Wakefield D; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2019, 'Contribution of individual psychological and psychosocial factors to symptom severity and time-to-recovery after naturally-occurring acute infective illness: The Dubbo Infection Outcomes Study (DIOS)', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 82, pp. 76 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2019.07.034

Sullivan R; Gaskell C; Lewis CR; Vollmer-Conna U; Post JJ, 2019, 'Infectious disease screening in patients prior to undergoing immunosuppressive therapy', International Journal of Clinical Practice, vol. 73, pp. e13406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13406

Beilharz JE; Fatt SJ; Cvejic E; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2019, 'Response to Commentary: ‘Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Chronic Fatigue: Three Distinct Entities Requiring Complete Different Approaches’', Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11926-019-0824-y

Tan J; Vollmer-Conna U; Tat L; Coroneo M, 2019, 'Dry-eye disease in recurrent pterygium', Ophthalmic Research, vol. 61, pp. 199 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000493544

Parker GB; Cvejic E; Vollmer-Conna U; McCraw S; Granville Smith I; Walsh WF, 2019, 'Depression and poor outcome after an acute coronary event: Clarification of risk periods and mechanisms', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 53, pp. 148 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867418763730

Fatt SJ; Cvejic E; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U; Beilharz JE, 2019, 'The Invisible Burden of Chronic Fatigue in the Community: a Narrative Review', Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 21, pp. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11926-019-0804-2

Tan JPH; Beilharz JE; Vollmer-Conna U; Cvejic E, 2019, 'Heart rate variability as a marker of healthy ageing', International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 275, pp. 101 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.08.005

Macnamara CL; Cvejic E; Parker GB; Lloyd AR; Lee G; Beilharz JE; Vollmer-Conna U, 2018, 'Personalised relaxation practice to improve sleep and functioning in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and depression: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', Trials, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2763-8

Katz BZ; Collin SM; Murphy G; Moss-Morris R; Wyller VB; Wensaas KA; Hautvast JLA; Bleeker-Rovers CP; Vollmer-Conna U; Buchwald D; Taylor R; Little P; Crawley E; White PD; Lloyd A, 2018, 'The international collaborative on fatigue following infection (COFFI)', Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior, vol. 6, pp. 106 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2018.1426086

Cvejic E; Huang S; Vollmer-Conna U, 2018, 'Can you snooze your way to an ‘A’? Exploring the complex relationship between sleep, autonomic activity, wellbeing and performance in medical students', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 52, pp. 39 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867417716543

Cvejic E; Sandler CX; Keech A; Barry BK; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2017, 'Autonomic nervous system function, activity patterns, and sleep after physical or cognitive challenge in people with chronic fatigue syndrome', Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 103, pp. 91 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2017.10.010

McBride RL; Horsfield S; Sandler CX; Cassar J; Casson S; Cvejic E; Vollmer-Conna U; Lloyd AR, 2017, 'Cognitive remediation training improves performance in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome', Psychiatry Research, vol. 257, pp. 400 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2017.08.035

Bopage RI; Vollmer-Conna U; Shand AW; Post JJ, 2017, 'Sex differences in the significance of isolated reactive treponemal chemiluminescence immunoassay results.', Sex Transm Infect, vol. 94, pp. 187 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053284

Lynar E; Cvejic E; Schubert E; Vollmer-Conna U, 2017, 'The joy of heartfelt music: An examination of emotional and physiological responses', International Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 120, pp. 118 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2017.07.012

Cvejic E; Parker G; Harvey SB; Steel Z; Hadzi-Pavlovic D; Macnamara CL; Vollmer-Conna U, 2017, 'The health and well-being of Australia's future medical doctors: Protocol for a 5-year observational cohort study of medical trainees', BMJ Open, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016837

Tennant E; Vollmer-Conna U; Demirkol A; Post JJ, 2017, 'Determining the factors associated with blood-borne virus testing of substance misusers presenting to hospital', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 47, pp. 907 - 914, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13497

Bhardwaj G; Jacobs MB; Martin FJ; Moran KT; Prelog K; Donaldson C; Vollmer-Conna U; Coroneo MT, 2017, 'Photographic assessment of retinal hemorrhages in infant head injury: the Childhood Hemorrhagic Retinopathy Study', Journal of AAPOS, vol. 21, pp. 28 - 33.e2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaapos.2016.11.020

Sandler CX; Hamilton BA; Horsfield SL; Bennett BK; Vollmer-Conna U; Tzarimas C; Lloyd AR, 2016, 'Outcomes and predictors of response from an optimised, multidisciplinary intervention for chronic fatigue states', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 46, pp. 1421 - 1429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13251

Cvejic E; Lynar EC; Chung YM; Vollmer-Conna U, 2016, 'One size does not fit all: Individual differences in cardiac autonomic and subjective responses to brief relaxation activities', International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 223, pp. 265 - 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.08.252

Hopper B; Cameron B; Li H; Graves S; Stenos J; Hickie I; Wakefield D; Vollmer-Conna U; Lloyd AR, 2016, 'The natural history of acute Q fever: A prospective Australian cohort', QJM, vol. 109, pp. 661 - 668, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcw041

Keech A; Vollmer-Conna U; Barry BK; Lloyd AR, 2016, 'Gene expression in response to exercise in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: A pilot study', Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00421

Mina MM; Cameron B; Luciani F; Vollmer-Conna U; Lloyd AR, 2016, 'Natural killer cells in highly exposed hepatitis C-seronegative injecting drug users', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 23, pp. 464 - 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12511

Cvejic E; Birch RC; Vollmer-Conna U, 2016, 'Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a Review of Recent Evidence', Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11926-016-0577-9

Cvejic E; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2016, 'Neurocognitive improvements after best-practice intervention for chronic fatigue syndrome: Preliminary evidence of divergence between objective indices and subjective perceptions', Comprehensive Psychiatry, vol. 66, pp. 166 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2016.02.002

An H; Lim C; Guillemin GJ; Vollmer-Conna U; Rawlinson W; Bryant K; Tedla N, 2016, 'Serum Leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptor A3 (LILRA3) is increased in patients with multiple sclerosis and is a strong independent indicator of disease severity; 6.7kbp LILRA3 gene deletion is not associated with diseases susceptibility', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149200

Keech A; Sandler CX; Vollmer-Conna U; Cvejic E; Lloyd AR; Barry BK, 2015, 'Capturing the post-exertional exacerbation of fatigue following physical and cognitive challenge in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome', Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 79, pp. 537 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.08.008

Buckett G; Vollmer-Conna U, 2015, 'Clinical practice guidelines for eating disorders - Comments from the front line', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 49, pp. 844 - 846, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867415598010

Granville Smith I; Parker G; Rourke P; Cvejic E; Vollmer-Conna U, 2015, 'Acute coronary syndrome and depression: A review of shared pathophysiological pathways', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 49, pp. 994 - 1005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867415597304

Granville Smith I; Parker G; Cvejic E; Vollmer-Conna U, 2015, 'Acute coronary syndrome-associated depression: The salience of a sickness response analogy?', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 49, pp. 18 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2015.02.025

Vollmer-Conna U; Cvejic E; Smith IG; Hadzi-Pavlovic D; Parker G, 2015, 'Characterising acute coronary syndrome-associated depression: Let the data speak', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 48, pp. 19 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2015.03.001

Cvejic E; Lemon J; Hickie IB; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2014, 'Neurocognitive disturbances associated with acute infectious mononucleosis, Ross River fever and Q fever: A preliminary investigation of inflammatory and genetic correlates', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 36, pp. 207 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2013.11.002

Bennett BK; Goldstein D; Chen M; Davenport TA; Vollmer-Conna U; Scott EM; Hickie IB; Lloyd AR, 2014, 'Characterization of fatigue states in medicine and psychiatry by structured interview', Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 76, pp. 379 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000000061

Bhardwaj G; Jacobs MB; Martin FJ; Donaldson C; Moran KT; Vollmer-Conna U; Mitchell P; Coroneo MT, 2014, 'Grading system for retinal hemorrhages in abusive head trauma: Clinical description and reliability study', Journal of AAPOS, vol. 18, pp. 523 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaapos.2014.09.006

Gunaratne P; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2013, 'Mood disturbance after infection', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 47, pp. 1152 - 1164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867413503718

Handford C; Lemon JA; Grimm M; Vollmer-Conna US, 2013, 'Empathy as a Function of Clinical Exposure - Reading Emotion in the Eyes', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, pp. e65159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065159

Xu N; Burnham DK; Kitamura C; Vollmer-Conna US, 2013, 'Vowel hyperarticulation in parrot-, dog- and infant- directed speech', Anthrozoos, vol. 26, pp. 373 - 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.2752/175303713X13697429463592

Peisah C; Vollmer-Conna US; Scott YHK, 2012, 'Capacity to consent to research: the evolution and current concepts', Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, vol. 4, pp. 219 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1758-5872.2012.00210.x

Coulston CM; Vollmer-Conna US; Malhi G, 2012, 'Female medical students: Who might make the cut?', Psychiatry Research, vol. 200, pp. 457 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2012.06.019

Piraino BF; Vollmer-Conna US; Lloyd AR, 2012, 'Genetic associations of fatigue and other symptom domains of the acute sickness response to infection', Brain Behavior and Immunity, vol. 26, pp. 552 - 558, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2011.12.009

Beaumont A; Burton AR; Lemon JA; Bennett BK; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna US, 2012, 'Reduced Cardiac Vagal Modulation Impacts on Cognitive Performance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome', PLoS One, vol. 7, pp. e49518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0049518

Patel V; Giesebrecht S; Burton AR; Cvejic E; Lemon JA; Hadzi-Pavlovic D; Dain SJ; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna US, 2012, 'Reliability revisited: Autonomic responses in the context of everyday well-being', International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 166, pp. 743 - 745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.09.177

Hyett M; Rourke P; Vollmer-Conna US; Parker GB, 2012, 'The nature and course of depression related to acute coronary syndrome', Health Issues, vol. Issue 108, pp. 27 - 29

Tedla NT; An H; Borges L; Vollmer-Conna US; Bryant KJ; Geczy C; McNeil HP, 2011, 'Expression of activating and inhibitory leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptors (LILRs) in rheumatoid synovium: correlations with disease activity.', Tissue Antigens, vol. 77, pp. 305 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-0039.2011.01633.x

Galbraith S; Cameron B; Li H; Lau D; Vollmer-Conna U; Lloyd AR, 2011, 'Peripheral Blood Gene Expression in Postinfective Fatigue Syndrome Following From Three Different Triggering Infections', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 204, pp. 1632 - 1640, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jir612

Rahman K; Burton AR; Galbraith SA; Lloyd AR; Vollmer-Conna U, 2011, 'Sleep-wake behaviour in chronic fatigue syndrome', Sleep, vol. 34, pp. 671 - 678, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sleep/34.5.671

Malhi G; Coulston CM; Parker GB; Cashman EL; Walters G; Lampe LA; Vollmer-Conna US, 2011, 'Who picks psychiatry? Perceptions, preferences and personality of medical students', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 46, pp. 861 - 870, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00048674.2011.604301


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