Conference Presentations

2016

13th International Congress on Obesity,

Vancouver, Canada, 1-5 May 2016

  • Holowko N, Jones M, Tooth L, Koupil I & Mishra G. The combined effect of education and reproductive history on weight trajectory of young women: an Australian longitudinal study (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Madigan C. Weight cycling prevalence and the association with BMI and mental health in mid age women in the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health. Abstract

16th International Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics Conference,

Halifax, Canada, 15-18 June 2016

  • Spencer E. Language and ageing in healthy late-age adults: What can longitudinal computerised analysis tell us about discourse skills over time?No abstract available.

30th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society,

Aberdeen, Scotland, 23-27 August 2016

  • Lee C. Longitudinal relationship trajectories of young Australian women: Are they associated with physical and mental health?No abstract available.

4th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine,

Melbourne, Victoria, 7-12 December 2016

  • Lee C. Women’s health in context. Keynote address.No abstract available.

ALSWH Scientific Meeting 2016,

Newcastle, NSW, 4 - 5 May 2016

  • Kanesarajah J. Patterns of SF-6D health state values across the lifespan.No abstract available.
  • Schofield M J, Ong, B, & Khan, A Does childhood trauma predict mortality among older women.No abstract available.
  • Wilson L. An exploration of hot flushes and night sweats symptom patterns over a 17 year period in mid-aged women: The role of hysterectomy.No abstract available.
  • Loxton D. Violence (Session Chair).No abstract available.
  • Patterson AJ, Powers J, Collins CE, Chalmers K, Loxton D & Brown WJ. Iron deficiency and general health, mental health and fatigue in young women: results from a 13-year prospective study.No abstract available.
  • Collins C. Change in diet quality in relation to weight change in mid-age Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Chojenta C. The impact of poor mental health on health care costs in the perinatal period.No abstract available.
  • Reilly N, Loxton D, Forder P, Harris S, Chojenta C, Milgrom J & Austin MP. Prevention and early intervention for perinatal mental health: An evaluation of outcomes for women who give birth in Australia.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, et al. Cumulative anticholinergic medicines burden in older women.No abstract available.
  • William J. Maternal health system costs of adverse birth outcomes.No abstract available.
  • Thomas J Diabetes is associated with poor mental health and wellbeing in mid- and older-aged Australian women: A longitudinal study.No abstract available.
  • Brown R. Cancer risk and diagnosis among Australian women of diverse sexuality.No abstract available.
  • Harris M. Mental health: it’s not just about mental healthNo abstract available.
  • Waller M. Prevalence of dementia among Australian women aged over 70: application of capture-recapture methodology on data from multiple sources.No abstract available.
  • Taft A. Predictors of psychosocial pregnancy terminations over time: secondary analysis of the 1973-78 cohort of ALSWH.No abstract available.
  • Rowlands I, Loxton D, Lucke J, Teede H, Dobson A & Mishra G. Young women’s psychological distress after a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome or endometriosis.No abstract available.
  • Loxton D & Thompson C. Recruiting participants in the 21st Century. Preconference workshop.No abstract available.

Australian Association of Gerontology Webinar Series,

13 July 2016

  • Byles J. You can’t have home care if you don’t have a home” - a look at the intersection between housing and aged care in later life.No abstract available.

European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) London 2016,

London, UK, 8-11 June 2016

  • Brady S, Hussain S, Brown W, Heritier S, Wang Y, Teede H, Urquhart D & Cicuttini F. Predictors of Back Pain in Middle Aged Women: Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Brady S, Hussain S, Brown W, Heritier S, Billah B, Wang Y, Teede H, Urquhart D & Cicuttini F. Relationships between weight, physical activity and back pain in young adult women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

International Federation on Ageing - 13th Global Conference on Ageing,

Brisbane, Qld, 21-23 June 2016

  • Byles J. Home and Care. Symposium - House and home: Built enviroment for ageing well.No abstract available.

International Marce Society Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 27-29 September 2016

  • Chojenta C. The impact of poor mental health on health care costs in the perinatal period.No abstract available.

NODE Nordic Doctoral Conference and Networking Event,

Stockholm, Sweden 9 - 10 June 2016

  • Holowko N, Jones M, Tooth L, Koupil I & Mishra G. The combined effect of education and reproductive history on weight trajectory of young women: an Australian longitudinal study.No abstract available.

OARSI 2016 World Congress,

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 31 March - 03 April 2016

  • Brady S, Hussain S, Brown W, Heritier S, Billah B, Wang Y, Teede H, Urquhart D & Cicuttini F. . Predictors of Back Pain in Middle Aged Women: Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Brady S, Hussain S, Brown W, Heritier S, Billah B, Wang Y, Teede H, Urquhart D & Cicuttini F. Relationships between weight, physical activity and back pain in young adult women.No abstract available.

Optimising health: Salutogenic approaches to health practice, policy, research and education. University of Canberra.

Canberra, ACT, 26-27 October 2016

  • Tavener M. Plenary: Exploring salutary factors influencing women's health.No abstract available.

PHAA 44th Annual Conference and the 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference,

Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 18-21 September 2016

  • Cramer H. Associations between yoga/meditation use, body satisfaction and weight control: Results of a national cross-sectional survey of 8009 Australian women.No abstract available.

The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting,

Boston, USA, 1-4 April 2016

  • Joham A. Prevalence of asthma in Reproductive-Aged Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: New Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

The University of Newcastle, School of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Higher Degree Symposium,

Newcastle, NSW, 1 June 2016

  • Curryer C. A view of home: the housing and social circumstances of childless women in later life.No abstract available.

2015

10th European Congress on Menopause and Andropause,

Madrid, Spain, 20-22 May 2015

  • Hillard T. Depression and the incidence of urinary incontinence symptoms among young women: result from a prospective cohort study, European Menopause and Andropause Society.No abstract available.

10th IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics) Asia/Oceania 2015,

Chiang Mai, Thailand 19 - 22 October 2015

  • Byles J. Balancing health care use over later life: A longitudinal study of ageing, health and health service use by 12432 Australian women over 19 years.No abstract available.
  • Rich J, Inder K, Harris M, Perkins D & Byles J. Who cares for whom? Giving and receiving healthcare for women over 70 in remote Australian places.No abstract available.
  • Kennaugh R. A longitudinal thematic analysis of coping strategies of older women: A salutogenic analysis of data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Majeed T, Forder P, Mishra G & Byles J. Women, Work and Illness.No abstract available.

12th Annual 45 and Up Study Collaborators’ Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 12 November 2015

  • Dolja-Gore X, Harris ML, Kendig H & Byles J. Determinants of overnight hospital admissions for Australians aged 85+ in their last year of life.No abstract available.

13th National Rural Health Conference,

Darwin, NT, 24 - 27 May 2015

  • Rowlands I, Dobson A, Loxton D & Mishra G. Seeking health information online among young rural women: Association physical, mental and reproductive health.No abstract available.
  • G Dillon, R Hussain & D Loxton. Prevalence and type of partner abuse reported by metropolitan, regional and rural women.No abstract available.
  • Loxton D. Recruiting participants in the 21st century: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

2015 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting,

San Francisco, USA, 6-11 November 2015

  • Brady S, Hussain S, Brown W, Heritier S, Billah B, Wang Y, Teede H, Urquhart D & Cicuttini F. Relationships between weight, physical activity and back pain in young adult women.No abstract available.

2015 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)

Edinburgh, Scotland 3 - 6 June 2015

  • Brown W, Pavey T, Heesch K. Prevalence of walking in adult women, and prospective associations with health and wellbeing in older age.No abstract available.
  • Madigan C, Daley A, Kabir E, Aveyard P & Brown W. Cluster analysis of behavioural weight management strategies and associations with weight change in young women: a longitudinal analysisNo abstract available.
  • Holowko N, Chaparro MP, Nilsson K, Ivarsson A, Mishra G, Koupil I & Goodman A. Social inequalities in body mass index and gestational weight gain in the first and second pregnancy among Swedish women.No abstract available.
  • Uijtdewilligen L, Twisk JWR, Singh AS, Chinapaw MJM, van Mechelen W & Brown WJ Biological, socio-demographic, work and lifestyle determinants of sitting in young adult women: a prospective cohort study.No abstract available.

2015 Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 7 - 9 December 2015

  • Loxton D. Domestic Violence and Health across the life-course: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s health.No abstract available.

2015 Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) Consumption Symposium,

Sydney, NSW, 30 April 2015

  • Schoenaker D. Adherence to dietary guidelines for grains and legumes by young Australian women: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

31st International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE),

Boston, USA, 22-26 August 2015

  • Tett S, van der Hoorn M, Dobson A & Peeters G. Proton Pump Inhibitors - Should More Care Be Taken With Prescribing for Older Women? Abstract

37th IATUR Conference on Time Use Research,

Ankara, Turkey, 5 - 7 August 2015

  • Otterbach S, Tavener M, Forder P, Loxton D & Byles J. Time stress among women in Australia – A cohort analysis using the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

3rd National Falls Symposium,

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 5 November 2015

  • Peeters G, Tett S, Hollingworth S, Gnjidic D, Hilmer S, Dobson A & Hubbard R. Cardiovascular medication: health gain versus fall risk.No abstract available.
  • Van der Hoorn M, Tett S, de Vries O, Dobson A, Peeters G. The effect of dose and type of proton pump inhibitor use on risk of fractures and osteoporosis treatment in older Australian womenNo abstract available.

44th Annual British Society of Gerontology Conference 2015,

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 1 - 3 July 2015

  • Byles J, Francis JL, Hubbard IJ, Tavener M & Chojenta CL. Long-term outcomes for older Australian women with a history of stroke.No abstract available.

4th NSW Rural Health and Research Congress,

Armidale, NSW, 4 - 6 November 2015

  • G Dillon, R Hussain & D Loxton. Intimate partner violence and self-reported health: A comparison of women living in metropolitan, regional and rural areas.No abstract available.

62nd SRI Annual Scientific Meeting,

San Francisco, USA, 25-28 March 2015

  • Hickey M. Predictors and Modifying Factors for New Onset Depression During the Menopause Transition: A Large Prospective Cohort Study.No abstract available.

68th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America,

Orlando, USA, 18 -22 November 2015

  • Peeters G, Beard J, Deeg D, Tooth L, Brown W & Dobson A. Lifestyle and Socio-economic Factors Influence the Adult Life-course of Physical Function in Women.No abstract available.

85th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Kinesiology,

Philadelphia, USA, 17-19 September 2015

  • Brown W. Changing patterns of Physical Activity and Sitting Time in Mid-Age and Older Women: Implications for Health and Function.No abstract available.

Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) Annual Scientific Meeting,

Adelaide, SA, 28 - 30 August 2015

  • Schoenaker D, Soedamah-Muthu S, Callaway L & Mishra G. Pre-pregnancy dietary patterns are associated with risk of developing gestational diabetes: results from a population-based cohort study.No abstract available.

Better Data, Better Lives - Celebrating World Statistics Day,

Brisbane, Qld, 20 October 2015

  • Dobson A. Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

BIT's 8th Annual World Cancer Congress 2015 - New Perspectives in Cancer Research

Busan, Korea, 7-9 December 2015

  • Brown R . Cancer risk and diagnosis in Australian women of diverse sexuality.No abstract available.

CAA NSW Research Symposium,

Sydney, NSW, 12 September 2015

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Downie A & Byles J. Mild, moderate or severe pain? How 227 older women living with arthritis have different profiles of the multi-dimensional experience of pain and the impact of profile membership on their health.No abstract available.

CAPHIA 2015 Public Health Awards,

Hobart, Tasmania, 10 September 2015

  • Byles J. Striving for excellence in scholarship for Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum.No abstract available.

Chiropractic Association of Australia National Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 13-15 October 2015

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Downie A & Byles J. Three subgroups of pain phenotypes in 227 older, community-dwelling women with arthritis: a cross-sectional study.No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L & Haldeman S. Is spinal pain associated with comorbidity? A cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between spinal pain and lifestyle diseases.No abstract available.

Endocrine Society of Australia Seminar,

Sydney, NSW, 1-3 May 2015

  • Teede HJ. PCOS prevalence, relationship to obesity and management.No abstract available.

European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) 25th Annual Congress,

Stockholm, Sweden, 12 - 14 October 2015

  • Holowko N, Chaparro MP, Nilsson K, Ivarsson A, Mishra G, Koupil & Goodman A. Social inequality in BMI change and gestational weight gain in the first and second pregnancy among Swedish women.No abstract available.

Gender and ageingGender and Ageing. COTA Australia National Policy Forum 2015

Canberra, ACT, 2 July 2015

  • Byles J. A Quality Life - Gender, Health and Wellbeing.No abstract available.

Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ), 9th Biennial Health Services and Policy Research Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 7 - 9 December 2015

  • Reilly N, Loxton D, Forder P, Harris S, Chojenta C, Milgrom J & Austin M-P. Prevention and early intervention for perinatal mental health: an evaluation of outcomes for women who give birth in Australia.No abstract available.

International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods (ICDAM),

Brisbane, Qld, 1 - 3 September 2015

  • Schoenaker D, Soedamah-Muthu S & Mishra G. Dietary patterns assessed prior to pregnancy are associated with development of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Population Health Congress 2015,

Hobart, Tas, 6 - 9 September 2015

  • Dolja-Gore X. Are Australian women with poor mental health receiving counselling services and how effective are they?No abstract available.
  • Rowlands I, Dobson A & Mishra G. Is the health of young Australian women getting worse? A comparison of two national cohorts of women surveyed 17 years apart.No abstract available.
  • Tooth L. Further education at different life course stages: Associations with physical and mental health in women.No abstract available.
  • Byles J. Chronic conditions, physical function and health care use across four age cohorts of Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Dolja-Gore X, Loxton D, D’Este C & Byles J. Are younger Australian women with poor mental health receiving counselling services and how effective are they?No abstract available.

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress 2015,

Brisbane, Qld, 13 - 15 April 2015

  • Schoenaker D, S Soedamah-Muthu S, Callaway L & Mishra G. Pre-pregnancy consumption of a Mediterranean-style diet was associated with a lower risk of developing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Conference,

Dublin, Ireland, 18-21 October 2015

  • Harris ML, Oldmeadow C, Hure A, Loxton D, Luu J & Attia J. Increased risk of type 2 diabetes in women: does perceived stress hold the key?No abstract available.

Suicide & Self-harm Prevention Conference 2015,

Cairns, Qld, 24-26 June 2015

  • Stanford S. Understanding Women Who Self-harm: Predictors and Long-term Outcomes in a Longitudinal Community Sample.No abstract available.

Sydney Cancer Conference 2016,

Sydney, NSW, 22-23 September 2015

  • Arriaga M et al. Population-level relevance of lifestyle-related risk factors for pancreatic cancer.No abstract available.
  • Laaksonen M et al. Burden of lung cancer attributable to lifestyle risk factors: pooled study of seven Australian cohorts.No abstract available.

The 37th Annual Australian Health Economics Society Conference

Brisbane, Queensland, 1-2 October 2015

  • Kettlewell N. Family formation and demand for health insurance.No abstract available.

The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Queensland Postgraduate Student Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 27 August 2015

  • Ju H, Jones M & Mishra G. Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women.No abstract available.

The Farr Institute 2015 International Conference,

St Andrews, Scotland, 26 - 28 August 2015

  • Jackson C (authors: Graves A, McLaughlin D, Leung J & Powers J) Consenters and refusers in the new young cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s HealthNo abstract available.
  • Waller M, Mishra G & Dobson A. Using linked data to estimate the prevalence of dementia in Australian women.No abstract available.

The fifth European Conference for Social Work Research,

Lbubljanna Slovenia. 22-24 April 2015

  • Rich J, Loxton D & Wright S. Ageing in drought – A longitudinal thematic analysis of older women’s experiences of drought in AustraliaNo abstract available.

UN Commission for the Status of Women

New York, USA, 17 March 2015

  • Mishra G. Cross-cultural perspectives on menopause: findings from the InterLACE collaboration.No abstract available.

University of Queensland, School of Public Health, Research Higher Degree Conference 2015

Herston, Qld 4 November 2015

  • Kanesarajah J. Patterns of SF-6D in Australian Women.No abstract available.
  • Wilson L. An exploration of hot flushes and night sweats symptom patterns experienced in midlife by women with a hysterectomy.No abstract available.

US Endocrine Society Meeting,

San Diego, USA, 5 - 8 March 2015

  • Teede HJ PCOS and obesity (symposium).No abstract available.

Women's Health Update,

Melbourne, Vic, 24 October 2015

  • Teede HJ, PCOS prevalence, relationship to obesity and management.No abstract available.

World Federation of Chiropractic 12th Biennial Conference.

Athens, Greece, 13-16 May 2015

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. The prevalence and impact of neuropathic pain in older women with arthritis (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. Discovering three distinct profiles of pain in 227 older women with arthritis (poster presentation).No abstract available.

World Obesity Federation Hot Topic Conference 2015: Obesity and Pregnancy,

London, United Kingdom, 29 - 30 October 2015

  • Schoenaker D, Soedamah-Muthu S, Callaway L & Mishra G. Associations between pre-pregnancy dietary patterns and risk of gestational diabetes: findings from an Australian population-based cohort study.No abstract available.

2014

13th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing,

Adelaide, SA, 24 - 25 November 2014

  • Kennaugh R. As time goes by: A longitudinal thematic analysis of the evolution of widowed women’s life experiences.No abstract available.

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition,

New Orleans, USA, 15 - 19 November 2014

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How catastrophic are different types of pain in women with arthritisNo abstract available.

15th International Mental Health Conference,

Gold Coast, Qld, 25-27 August 2014

  • Alsalami M. The association between classes of different medications and mental health outcome in 5502 women aged 76-81 years old (poster presentation).No abstract available.

2014 AAG & ACS Regional Conference. Sharing Care for Older Australians: Working Together,

Port Macquarie, NSW, 5 - 7 March 2014

  • Byles J & Chojenta C. Older women’s hospital service use: A longitudinal data linkage projectNo abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. Pain and the older woman: results from a cross-sectional survey.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, Brilleman S & Byles J Opioid use and health in older Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Rich J. Australian women ageing in drought – a thematic analysis.No abstract available.

43rd Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology,

Southhamptom, United Kingdon, 1 - 3 September 2014

  • Byles J, Francis L, Hubbard I, Tavener M and Chojenta C. Long-term outcomes for older Australian women with a history of stroke.No abstract available.

47th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference “50 not out. Aiming for a century”,

Adelaide, SA, 26 - 28 November 2014

  • Tavener M. Applying the salutogenic model for better health outcomes in older Australian womenNo abstract available.

47th Society of Epidemiological Research Meeting,

Seattle, USA, 24 - 27 June 2014

  • Ju H. PMS & dysmenorrhea: symptom trajectories over 13 years.No abstract available.
  • Ju H. Prevalence and risk factors of dysmenorrhea: concurrence of results from a comprehensive review and longitudinal data.No abstract available.

5th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health,

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 9 - 11 April 2014

  • Clark BK, Peeters GMEE, Gomersall SR, Pavey TG & Brown WJ. Nine year changes in sitting time in young and mid-aged Australian women: Australian Longitudinal Study for Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Pavey TG, Peeters GMEE & Brown WJ. The role of physical activity in the association between sitting time and diabetes in mid-aged womenNo abstract available.

7th Biennial Congress of The International Society of Affective Disorders,

Berlin, Germany, 28 – 30 April 2014

  • Lai J. Diet Quality And Depressive Symptoms in mid-age Australian Women.No abstract available.

7th World Congress, World Institute of Pain,

Maastricht, Netherlands, 7 - 10 May 2014

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How does neuropathic pain affect quality if life in women with arthritis.No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H How is the experience of pain measured in older, community dwelling women with osteoarthritis – A systematic review of the literature (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How catastrophic are different types of pain in women with arthritis (poster presentation).No abstract available.

AEA Annual Scientifice Meeting,

Auckland, New Zealand 8 - 10 October 2014

  • Aljedani H, Patterson AJ, Sibbritt D & Collins CE. Diet Quality is not associated with obesity risk in mid-age women in the ALSWH.No abstract available.

American Thoracic Society Conference,

San Diego, USA, 16 - 21 May 2014

  • Eftekhari P. How effective are Australian mental health counselling for women with poor mental health?No abstract available.
  • Eftekhari P. Impact of asthma on mortality in older women: an Australian cohort study of 10413 womenNo abstract available.

Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Scientific Meeting,

Auckland, New Zealand, 8 - 10 October 2014

  • Leung J, Martin J, Dobson A, McKenzie S & McLaughlin D. Obesity and advanced breast cancer in rural and urban Australia - a data linkage study.No abstract available.

Australasian Sleep Association Victoria Branch Meeting,

Melbourne, VIC May 2014

  • Jackson M. The bidirectional association between sleep and mental health.No abstract available.

Australia New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 16 - 18 November 2014

  • Peeters G. Long-term consequences of falls on wellbeing in older women.No abstract available.

Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 16-18 October 2014

  • Ball K. Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity: why do they arise, and what can we do about them?No abstract available.

Australian Statistical Conference 2014

Sydney, NSW, 7 - 10 July 2014

  • Laaksonen M. Population-level Relevance Of Risk Factors For Cancer In The Presence Of Competing Risk Of Death.No abstract available.

Be Active Conference 2014,

Canberra, ACT 15 - 18 October 2014

  • Heesch K, Gellecum Y, Burton N, van Uffelen J & Brown W. Relationships between physical activity, walking and health-related quality of life in women with depressive symptoms. Abstract

CAANSW Inaugural Research Symposium,

Sydney, NSW, 13 - 14 September 2014

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How does neuropathic pain affect quality of life in women with arthritis.No abstract available.

Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australia (COCA) Biennial Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 10 - 12 October 2014

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How does neuropathic pain affect quality of life in women with arthritis.No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How does neuropathic pain affect quality of life in women with arthritis.No abstract available.

Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport (Be Active) 2014,

Canberra, ACT, 15 - 18 October 2014

  • Pavey TG, Peeters G, Gomersall S & Brown WJ. The association between accumulated physical activity and BMI in young and mid-aged women.No abstract available.
  • Heesch K, van Gellecum Y, Burton N, van Uffelen J, & Brown W. Relationships between physical activity, walking and health-related quality of life in women with depressive symptoms. Abstract
  • Peeters G, Pisters M, Mishra G & Brown W. The influence of long-term exposure and timing of physical activity on new joint pain and stiffness in mid-age women. Abstract

CRN Mental Health and Well-being Conference, 2014. Minds Matter - promoting rural, regional and remote mental health and well-being.

Coffs Harbour, NSW, 3 - 5 April 2014

  • Dillon G. A profile of intimate partner violence in the young cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health: Demographic associations across 16 years.No abstract available.

Dietitians Association of Australia 31st National Conference,

Brisbane, Queensland, 15 - 17 May 2014

  • Chan L, Mishra G, Thompson C, Miller M & Cobiac L. Fish consumption in young Australian women – results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health Abstract

Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting,

Washington DC, USA, 5 - 9 November 2014

  • Peeters G, Mishra G, Dobson AJ & Brown WJ. Health Care Costs Associated with Prolonged Sitting and Inactivity.No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D, Hockey R & Byles J. Mental health in older women before, during and after bereavement.No abstract available.
  • Peeters G. Long-term consequences of falls on wellbeing in older women.No abstract available.
  • Gardiner P, Pachana N & McLaughlin D. Lessons in persistence and flexibility: Following an ageing longitudinal cohort over time.No abstract available.

International Data Linkage Conference,

Vancouver, Canada 28 - 30 April 2014

  • Parkinson L, Moorin R, Peeters G, Caughey G, Byles J, Cunich M, Magin P, Pond D & Blyth F. Health services utilization in older women: the impact of incident osteoarthritis.No abstract available.
  • Dolja-Gore X. Treatment effects on mental health outcomes for Australian women uptaking the 'Better Access Scheme' mental heatlh counselling servcies: A data linkage study.No abstract available.
  • Graves A. Consenters and refusers in the new young cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research,

Montreal, Canada, 31 May - 4 June 2014

  • Dolja-Gore X. How effective are Australian mental health counselling for women with poor mental health?No abstract available.

LiVWELL Research Group Seminar Series, Simon Fraser University,

Vancouver, Canada, 25 April 2014

  • Parkinson L. Arthritis and Older Australian Women: Findings from Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s HealthNo abstract available.

National Medicines Symposium 2014,

Brisbane, Qld, 21 - 23 May 2014

  • Parkinson L, Magin P, Byles J, Caughey G, McCowan C, Pond D & Thomson A. Anticholinergic medicines burden in older womeNo abstract available.

New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference,

Dunedin, New Zealand, 12 - 14 September 2014

  • Parkinson L, Byles J & Francis L. Arthritis and comorbidities: Prevalence and outcomes.No abstract available.

SLLS Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies,

Lausanna, Switzerland 9-11 October 2014

  • Byles J, Leigh L, Chojenta C, Loxton D & Pachana N Late life changes in mental health: A longitudinal study of 9973 women aged through their 70’s and 80’s.No abstract available.

Smart Strokes 2014 Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 28 - 29 August 2014

  • Byles J, Francis L, Hubbard I, Tavener M & Chojenta C. Long-term survival of older Australian women with a history of stroke.No abstract available.

The 2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine,

Paris, France, 4 - 6 July 2014

  • Murthy V, Sibbritt D & Adams J. Women’s attitudes towards Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in their choice of self-prescribed herbal medicines for back pain.No abstract available.
  • Sibbritt D. Women who consult with naturopaths are optimists!No abstract available.

The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting 2014,

Chicago, USA, 21 - 24 June 2014

  • Joham A, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S, Teede H. Longitudinal Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Reproductive-Aged Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.No abstract available.

The International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH),

Florida, USA, 13 – 16 May 2014

  • Steel A, Adams J, Broom A, Sibbritt D, Frawley J, Gallois C. Marginalization and companionable silence: CAM practitioners' perspectives of their interprofessional relationships with maternity care providersNo abstract available.
  • Steel A, Sibbritt D, Adams J, Frawley J, Broom A & Gallois C. The association between women's choice of birth setting and their use of CAM during labor and birth.No abstract available.

The University of Queensland, School of Population Health 2014 Research Higher Degree Conference,

Brisbane, Queensland 5 November 2014

  • Schoenaker D, Soedamah-Muthu S, Callaway L & Mishra D. Pre-pregnancy dietary patterns and risk of developing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Leung J, Martin J, McKenzie S & McLaughlin D. Obesity and advanced breast cancer in rural and urban Australia - a data linkage study.No abstract available.

World Cancer Congress,

Melbourne, Victoria, 3 - 6 December 2014

  • Laaksonen M. Population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer: pooled study of seven Australian cohorts.No abstract available.

2013

12th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing,

Sydney, NSW, 25 - 26 November 2013

  • Harris M, Loxton D, Sibbritt D & Byles J. “The mind is such a powerful thing”: the role of perceived stress on the onset of arthritis in women.No abstract available.
  • Majeed T. Workforce Participation Patterns In Young and Middle Aged Women – Results of Latent Class Analysis.No abstract available.

12th National Rural Health Conference,

Adelaide, South Australia, 7 - 10 April 2013

  • Dolja-Gore X. Trends in mental health service utilisation for Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Dillon G, Hussain R, Loxton D & Rahman S. Rurality, domestic relocation and intimate partner violence in young women (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Conrad S. Neighbourhood cohesion among middle-aged women: The influence of psychosocial factors.No abstract available.
  • Hockey R. Mental health trajectories in three cohorts of women: Are there urban/rural differences?No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D. Mental health in older rural Australian women.No abstract available.

13th International Nutrition and Diagnostics Conference,

Olomouc, Czech Republic, 26 - 29th August 2013

  • Gresham E. Does diet quality predict maternal or infant outcomes?No abstract available.

1st ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) International Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 2 - 4 July 2013

  • Lo T, Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. The out-of-pocket costs of arthritis in Australia: a micro-costing approach.No abstract available.

2013 ASICS Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport,

Phuket Thailand 22 - 25 October 2013

  • Brown WJ, Pavey T, & Bauman A. Population attributable risk in women: Should we be investing more in the promotion of physical activity?No abstract available.
  • Pavey T. Physical activity and surgery in mid-aged women.No abstract available.
  • Pavey T. Prospective relationships between physical activity and optimism in young and mid-aged women.No abstract available.

2013 Inaugural APS Health Psychology Conference,

Cairns, Queensland, 5 - 6 April 2013

  • Bruck D. Young women with sleep difficulties are at greater risk of subsequent depression.No abstract available.
  • Bruck D. Does the simultaneous management of sleep health and mental health improve outcomes?No abstract available.

20th International Congress of Nutrition,

Granada, Spain, 15 - 20 September 2013

  • Mihrshahi S. Fruit consumption is associated with a lower risk of depression in mid age women.No abstract available.

25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Sleep Association,

Brisbane, Qld 17 - 19 October 2013

  • Jackson M, Diamond N, Sztendur E & Bruck D. The role of sleep difficulties in the development of depression and anxiety in a longitudinal study of young Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Jackson M, Diamond N, Sztendur E & Bruck D. Sleeping difficulties remain chronic over nine years in young Australian women.No abstract available.

27th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS),

Baltimore, USA, 1 - 5 June 2013

  • Jackson M, Diamond N, Sztendur E & Bruck D. The role of sleep difficulties in the development of depression and anxiety in a longitudinal study of young Australian women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

2nd American Society for Nutrition Middle East Congress,

Dubai, UAE, 20 - 22 February 2013

  • Alhazmi A, Stojanovski E, McEvoy M & Garg M. Dietary fatty acid intake in relation to type 2 diabetes risk.No abstract available.

5th World Congress on Women's Mental Health,

Lima, Peru, 4 - 7 March 2013

  • Holden L, Lee C & Ware R. Predicting trajectories of mental health in a national cohort of young Australian women.No abstract available.

7th Australian Women's Health Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 7 - 10 May 2013

  • Chojenta C, Anderson A, Gresham E, Harris M & Rich J. Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health: Insights from research higher degree students.No abstract available.
  • Rich J, Loxton D & Wright S. Three generations of Australian women ageing in drought.No abstract available.
  • Holden L, Lee C & Ware R. The timing of motherhood is associated with poor mental health.No abstract available.
  • Alsalami M. Medication Use and Mental Health (poster presentation)No abstract available.
  • Leung J, McLaughlin D, McKenzie S, Dobson A & Martin J. Differences in breast cancer screening patterns between women residing rural and urban areas.No abstract available.
  • Brown R, Livingston P McNair R & Hughes T. Cancer Prevalence and cancer risk factors among Australian sexual minority women.No abstract available.
  • Lucke J. As many options as there are, there are just not enough for me”: A qualitative analysis of contraceptive use and barriers to access among Australian women.No abstract available.

7th International DIP symposium: Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic syndrome and Pregnancy,

Florence, Italy, 13 - 16 March 2013

  • Schoenaker D, Dobson A & Mishra G. Opportunity for encouraging pregnant women to comply with food-based dietary recommendation: results from a national prospective cohort study.No abstract available.
  • Alhazmi A, Stojanovski E, McEvoy M & Garg M. Evaluation of macronutrient intake in relation to type 2 diabetes risk.No abstract available.

8th International Congress for Complementary Medicine Research,

London, UK, 11 - 13 April 2013

  • Sibbritt D, Adams J, Murthy V & Peng P. Australian women’s use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) for mental health: a focus on diagnosed depression and anxiety.No abstract available.
  • Frawley J, Adams J, Sibbritt D, Steel A & Broom A. Self-care practices of women using Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in pregnancy: A nationally representative sample of 1,835 women. (POSTER).No abstract available.
  • Frawley J, Adams J, Sibbritt D, Steel A & Broom A. Young women’s use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) products for chronic health conditions: results from a nationally representative survey of 8,009 women.No abstract available.
  • Murthy V, Sibbritt D, Adams J & Broom A. Health care utilisation by back pain sufferers who consult herbalists: a study from a nationally representative sample of 1,310 Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Kirby E, Broom A, Adams J & Sibbritt D. “I’m not a malingerer”. Women’s experiences of chronic back pain and the challenges to identity and credibility.No abstract available.

9th World Congress on Health Economics,

Sydney, NSW, 7 - 10 July 2013

  • Flavel J. Poor Health and Labour Market Disadvantage: The Effects of Health on Form of employment.No abstract available.
  • Lo T, Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. The costs of arthritis: A micro-costing approach.No abstract available.

AAG 46th National Conference 2013: Grey Expectations, Ageing in the 21st century.

Sydney, NSW, 27 - 29 November 2013

  • McLaughlin D & Hockey R. Is a Simple Happiness Question an Indicator of Successful Ageing?No abstract available.
  • Jackson CA, Jones M, Tooth L, Mishra GD, Byles J & Dobson A. Multimorbidity patterns in elderly women and associations with disability.No abstract available.
  • Hockey R, McLaughlin D & Byles J. Mental health in older women before, during and after bereavement.No abstract available.

AEA Annual Scientific Meeting 2013: Life Course Approach to Health and Wellbeing,

Brisbane, Qld, 20 - 22 October 2013

  • Herber-Gast GC & Mishra G. Dietary patterns are associated with the risk of night sweats and hot flushes in midlife.No abstract available.
  • Ju H. Prevalence and change of dysmenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome during young adulthoodNo abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D & Hockey R. Is a Simple Happiness Question an Indicator of Successful Ageing?No abstract available.
  • Holden L & Lee C. Some correlates of depression vary at different life stages during women’s early adulthood.No abstract available.
  • Holowko N, Jones M, Tooth L, Koupil I & Mishra G. Education, educational mobility and weight trajectory in young Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Ball K. Does psychosocial stress explain socioeconomic inequalities in women's weight trajectory?No abstract available.
  • Powers J & Loxton D. Subsequent level of depression in young women who binge drink in late adolescence.No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D. Mental health across the lifespan: Late adulthood.No abstract available.
  • Tooth L, Mishra G. Characterising longitudinal trajectories of caring by young and mid-aged women.No abstract available.
  • Peeters G, Dobson A, Deeg D & Brown W. A life-course perspective on physical functioning.No abstract available.
  • Fitzgerald D, Byles J & Dobson A. Self-reported persistent sleeping difficulty and survival among women as they age.No abstract available.
  • Mihrshahi S. Are depressive symptoms associated with low fruit and vegetable intake in Australian women?No abstract available.
  • Jackson CA, Jones M, Tooth L, Mishra GD, Byles J, Dobson A. Multimorbidity patterns in elderly women and associations with disability.No abstract available.
  • Barker M, Rowlands J, Mishra G & Dobson A. Depression, childhood sexual abuse and the incidence of urinary incontinence symptoms among young Australian women.No abstract available.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine Conference,

Boston, USA, 12 - 17 October 2013

  • Moran L, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S, McNaughton S, Brown W & Teeded H. The contribution of diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour to body mass index in women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome (poster).No abstract available.

Australasian Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 19 – 20 November 2013

  • Anderson AE, Hure AJ, Forder P, Powers JR, Kay-Lambkin FJ & Loxton DJ. Predictors of Antenatal Alcohol Consumption in Australia.No abstract available.

Australasian Marce Society Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 11 - 12 October 2013

  • Forder P, Rich J, Harris S, Reilly N, Chojenta C, Austin M-P, Loxton D. The issue of honesty during perinatal screening for depression and anxiety.No abstract available.
  • Reilly N, Harris S, Loxton D, Chojenta C, Forder P, Milgrom J & Austin M-P. The impact of mental health assessment on help seeking during the perinatal period: A national survey of women in Australia.No abstract available.
  • Conrad S. Neighbourhood safety and self-rated health among women: The effect of psychosocial factors.No abstract available.

Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 4 - 6 December 2013

  • Fairweather-Schmidt K, Wade T & Lee C. Quality of life among midlife women with suicidal ideation and disordered eating.No abstract available.

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 17- 19 October 2013

  • Aljadani H, Patterson A, Sibbritt D & Collins C. Frequency and variety of fruit and vegetable consumption did not predict 6-year weight change in mid-aged women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Harding J, Peeters A, Shaw J & Magliano D. Anthropometric measures and risk of cancer. Abstract
  • Aljadani H, Patterson A, Sibbritt D & Collins C. Development of overweight and obesity in mid-age women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 28 - 30 August 2013

  • Alhazmi A, Stajanovski E, McEvoy M & Garg M. Total carbohydrate intake does not predict type 2 diabetes risk in mid-age women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Alhazmi A, Stajanovski E, McEvoy M & Garg M. High quality diet associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.No abstract available.

Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS) mini-symposium: Overweight/Obesity from a life course perspective,

Stockholm, Sweden, 13 December 2013

  • Holowko N, Jones M, Tooth L, Koupil I, Mishra G The social patterning of body weight trajectory in young women.No abstract available.

Clinical Aphasiology Conference 2013,

Arizona, USA, 28 May - 02 June 2013

  • Spencer, E., Ferguson, A., Craig, H. & Colyvas, K. Propositional Idea Density in written descriptions of health: Potential clinical applications.No abstract available.

College of Problems of Drug Dependence 75th Annual Meeting,

San Diego, USA, 15 - 20 June 2013

  • Parkinson L, Brilleman S, Byles J, Blyth F, Hayes C, Higgins I & Robertson J. Opioid use and health in older Australian women.No abstract available.

Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 25 - 28 August 2013

  • Joham A, Boyle J, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S & Teede H. Contraception use and pregnancy outcome in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Data from the Australian Longitudinal Women's Health Study (poster).No abstract available.
  • Nanayakkara N, Joham A, Zoungas S, Loxton D & Teede H. Breastfeeding in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Data from the Australian Longitudinal Women’s Health Study.No abstract available.

European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference,

Bordeaux, France, 16 -18 July 2013

  • Lee C & Holden L. Mental health and timing of motherhood: Too early, too late, or just right.No abstract available.

European Leauge Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress 2013,

Madrid, Spain, 12 - 15 June 2013

  • Peeters G, Tett S, Duncan E, Mishra G & Dobson A. Patterns of osteoporosis medication dispensing for older Australian women from 2002 to 2010: influences of publications, guidelines, marketing activities and policy (poster presentation).No abstract available.

European Stroke Conference,

London, United Kingdom, 13 -16 May 2013

  • Jackson CA, Jones M & Mishra GD. Educational and homeownership inequalities in the incidence of stroke: a longitudinal study of mid-aged women in Australia.No abstract available.
  • Jackson CA, Mishra G, Byles J, Tooth L & Dobson A. Agreement between self-reported stroke and hospital-recorded stroke in two cohorts of Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Jackson CA & Mishra GD. Depression and risk of stroke in mid-age women: a prospective longitudinal study.No abstract available.

First Global Conference on Contraception, Reproductive and Sexual Health,

Copenhagen, Denmark, 22 - 25 May 2013

  • Dixon S, Herbert D, Loxton D & Lucke J. “As many options as there are, there are just not enough for me”: A qualitative analysis of contraceptive use and barriers to access among Australian women. Poster presentation.No abstract available.
  • Lucke J & Herbert D. Area of residence is associated with Australian women’s uptake of long-acting contraception. Poster presentation.No abstract available.

First International Conference on the Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder,

Alberta, Canada, 23 - 25 September 2013

  • Anderson A. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: How do women experience information delivery?No abstract available.
  • Anderson A. Predicting alcohol use during pregnancy among Australian women: A population based prospective cohort study (POSTER).No abstract available.

International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geography,

Groningen, The Netherlands 1 - 3 July 2013

  • Rich J, Loxton D & Wright S. Ageing in drought - A longitudinal thematic analysis of older women's experiences of drought in Australia.No abstract available.

International Conference on Social Stratification and Health 2013: Interdisciplinary Research and Action,

Tokyo, Japan, 31 August – 1 September 2013

  • Lee C. Social stratification and women's health in AustraliaNo abstract available.

International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine,

Paris, France, 7 - 9 July 2013

  • Sibbritt D. Using public health methods for naturopathic research: Examples from the field.No abstract available.

International Diabetes Epidemiology Group,

Melbourne, Vic, 30 November - 2 December 2013

  • Harding J, Shaw J, Peeters A & Magliano D. Pre-diabetes and incident cancer risk in a pooled Australian cohort.No abstract available.

Monash Health Research Week 2013,

Clayton, Vic, 25 - 29 November 2013

  • Joham A, Boyle J, Zoungas S & Teede H. Hypertension and Hypertension in Pregnancy in Reproductive-Aged Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (poster presentation).No abstract available.

National Rural Women’s Conference 2013,

Canberra, ACT, 18 - 20 February 2013

  • Rich J, Loxton D & Wright S. Three generations of Australian women ageing in drought.No abstract available.

PHAA 42nd Annual Conference,

Melbourne, Vic 16 - 18 September 2013

  • Reilly N, Harris S, Loxton D, Chojenta C, Forder P, Milgrom J & Austin M-P. Referral for management of emotional health issues during the perinatal period: Does mental health assessment make a difference?No abstract available.
  • Reilly N, Harris S, Loxton D, Chojenta C, Forder P, Milgrom J & Austin M-P. Disparities in reported psychosocial assessment across public and private maternity settings.No abstract available.

The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics,

Seoul, Korea 23 - 27 June 2013

  • Parkinson L. Arthritis and comorbidities: Interplay and impact on management (symposium contribution).No abstract available.
  • Lo T, Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. Agreement between self-reported arthritis and measures of joint symptoms .No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, Brilleman S & Byles J. Opioid use and health in older women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L Arthritis and comorbidities: Interplay and impact on management (symposium contribution).No abstract available.

The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting & Expo,

San Francisco, USA, 15 - 18 June 2013

  • Joham A, Teede H, Ranasinha S, Zounga S & Boyle J. Infertility and assisted reproductive technology use in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: Data from the Australian Longitudinal Women's Health Study (poster presentation).No abstract available.

The Fifth Scientific Meeting of the Asia Pacific Menopause Federation,

Tokyo, Japan, 18 - 20 October 2013

  • Mishra G. Inter LACE: International collaboration on Life course approach to reproductive health and Chronic disease Events.No abstract available.

The International Conference on Social Stratification,

Tokyo, Japan, 31 August - 1 September 2013

  • Lee C. Social stratification and women’s health in Australia. Keynote Address.No abstract available.

The Nutrition Society of New Zealand and Nutrition Society of Australia 2013 Joint Annual Scientific Meeting,

Brisbane, Qld, 4 - 6 December 2013

  • Alhazmi A, Stojanovski E, McEvoy M, Brown W & Garg M. Australian diet quality scores as predictors of type 2 diabetes risk.No abstract available.
  • Daley C, Patterson A, Sibbritt D & MacDonald-Wicks L. Unsaturated fat intakes and mental health outcomes in young Australian women.No abstract available.

The UQ School of Population Health and QUT School of Public Health and Social Work Research Higher Degree Conference 2013,

Kelvin Grove, Qld, 11 November 2013

  • Leung J, McLaughlin D, and Pachana N. Social support and health related quality of life in women with breast cancer.No abstract available.

World Diabetes Congress,

Melbourne, Vic, 2 - 6 December 2013

  • Joham A, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S, Moran L & Teede H. Gestational Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Reproductive-Aged Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Alhazmi A, Stojanovski E, McEvoy M & Garg M. A prospective analysis of diet quality and type 2 diabetes risk.No abstract available.

2012

11th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing - Making an Impact,

Brisbane, Qld, 19 - 20 November 2012

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. A Cross sectional survey of pain in older women with arthritis: Study protocol.No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How is the experience of pain measured in older, community dwelling people with osteoarthritis – A systematic review of the literature (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Alsalami M, Medication use and mental health outcomes.No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. Development and pilot of a survey instrument for measuring pain in older women with arthritis (poster presentation).No abstract available.

12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine,

Budapest, Hungary, 29 August - 01 September 2012

  • Lee C. Life Control Mediates Social Gradients in Health and Wellbeing among Middle-Aged Australian Women. Abstract
  • Uijtdewilligen L, Peeters G, van Uffelen J, Twisk J, Singh A & Brown W. Who is at risk? Investigating the Determinants of Physical Activity in Young Adult Women.No abstract available.
  • Brown W & Uijtdewilligen. Changes in Health Behaviours over Ten Years in Young Australian Women.No abstract available.

15th International Congress of Endocrinology,

Florence, Italy, 5 - 9 May 2012

  • Teede H. The need for a new name for PCOS.No abstract available.

16th International Congress of Dietetics,

Sydney, NSW, 5-9 September 2012

  • Hure A. An overview of the developmental origins of health and disease: what should Dietitians know?No abstract available.
  • Aljadani H, Collins C, Sibbritt D & Patterson A.. The role of total energy intake and energy density on changes in body weight: a systematic review of cohort studiesNo abstract available.
  • McLeod A, Collins C & Patterson A. Fish intake during pregnancy and the implications for the health of young women and their infants.No abstract available.
  • Gresham E, Byles J, Loxton D & Hure A. Poorer diet quality predicts gestational hypertension.No abstract available.

2nd Global Congress of Qualitative Health Research,

Milan, Italy, 28 - 30 June 2012

  • Harris M, Parkinson L, Moxey A, Robertson J, Doran E & Byles J. What crisis? Women's experience of the withdrawal of Vioxx and discrediting of the COX-2s.No abstract available.

37th Annual International Urogynecology Association Meeting,

Brisbane, Qld 4 - 8 September 2012

  • Chiarelli P & Sibbritt D. Osteoporosis and Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Australian Women: A Longitudinal Analysis.No abstract available.

42nd Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS),

Beijing, China, 15 - 19 October 2012

  • Chiarelli P & Sibbritt D. Osteoporosis and Urinary Incontinence in Australian Women: A Longitudinal Analysis.No abstract available.

45th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference,

Brisbane, Qld 20-23 November 2012

  • Lo T & Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. Prevalence of arthritis: agreement between survey data and administrative dataNo abstract available.
  • Lo T & Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. Prevalence of arthritis: agreement between survey data and administrative dataNo abstract available.
  • van Uffelen J, Heesch K, van Gellecum Y, Burton N & Brown W. Social Interaction and Physical activity in women in their seventies.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, Harris M, Moxey A, Robertson J, Doran E & Byles J. Older women’s experience of the withdrawal of Vioxx and discrediting of the COX-2s.No abstract available.

4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health,

Sydney, NSW, 31 October-03 November 2012

  • Peeters G, Hockey R & Brown W. Should physical activity intervention efforts take a whole population, high risk or middle road strategy?No abstract available.
  • Heesch K, van Uffelen J, van Gellecum Y, & Brown W. Dose response relationships between physical activity, walking and health-related quality of life in mid-age and older women.No abstract available.
  • Peeters G, Burton N & Brown W. Associations between sitting time and a broad range of symptoms in mid age women.No abstract available.
  • van Uffelen J, Burton N, van Gellecum Y, Peeters G, Heesch K & Brown W. Concurrent and prospective associations between sitting time, physical activity and depression in mid-aged Australian women.No abstract available.

7th World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders,

Perth, WA, 17-19 October 2012

  • Holden L & Lee C. Correlates of depression: Do they change with life stage?No abstract available.
  • Lee C. Life control mediates social gradients in health and wellbeing among middle-aged Australian women.No abstract available.

Annual scientific meeting of the Australian Diabetes Society and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association 2012

Gold Coast, Queensland 29 - 31 August 2012

  • Alhazmi A, Stojanovski E, McEvoy M, Garg M. Overall Diet Quality Score and Type 2 Diabetes.No abstract available.
  • Alhazmi A, Stojanovski E, McEvoy M, Garg M. ARFS Items and Type 2 Diabetes in Australian Women.No abstract available.

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2012

Auckland, New Zealand, 18 - 20 October 2012

  • Aljadani H, Sibbritt D, Patterson A & Collins C. Diet quality does not predict 6 year weight change in mid-age women from Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Australian Association of Gerontology & Aged & Community Services Association of NSW & ACT Incorporated Rural Conference,

Dubbo, NSW, 19 - 20 March 2012

  • Liddle J, Parkinson L & Sibbritt D. Environmental factors affecting participation in art and craft activities by older women.No abstract available.

Australian Statistical Conference 2012.,

Adelaide, SA, 9-12 September 2012

  • Dobson A. Using causal inference to examine bi-directional associations in longitudinal data: cigarette smoking and mental health.No abstract available.

Center For Global Women's Health (CGWH) Inaugural Symposium, Empowerment, Safety, and Health: A Global Mandate for Women and Girls.

Philadelphia, United States, 11 May 2012

  • Hughes T. Social determinants of sexual minority women’s health: From invisibility to advocacy and empowerment.No abstract available.

Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia National Conference - The Ageing Spine,

Sydney, NSW, 13 - 14 October 2012

  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. A cross sectional survey of pain in older women with arthritis: A study protocol (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. Development and pilot of a survey instrument for measuring pain in older women with arthritis (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Blyth F & Pollard H. How is the experience of pain measured in older, community dwelling people with osteoarthritis – A systematic review of the literature (poster presentation).No abstract available.

Digestive Diseases Week 2012,

San Diego, USA, 19-22 May 2012

  • Koloski N, Jones M, Wai R, Raghubinder S & Talley N. Impact of persistent constipation on health related quality of life and mortality in older community dwelling women. Abstract
  • Koloski N, Jones M, Raghubinder G, Forder P & Talley N. Long Term Risk Factors for the Development of Constipation in Older Community Dwelling Women. Abstract
  • Koloski N, Jones M, Halland M, Byles J, Chiarelli P & Talley N. Faecal Incontinence in Community Dwelling Older Women- Its Impact on Quality of Life and Associated Factors. Abstract

Digital Humanities Australasia 2012 Conference

Canberra, ACT, 28 - 30 March 2012

  • Craig H, Spencer E & Ferguson A. Language and life stages.No abstract available.

Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Boston, MA, USA 18 - 22 November 2012

  • Byles J & Gibson R. Living Long and Living Well: Factors Associated with Maintenance of Physical Function Among Older Women.No abstract available.

ICOWHI 19th International Congress on Women's Health 2012: Partnering for a Brighter Global Future ,

Bangkok, Thailand, 14-16 November 2012

  • Mishra G. InterLACE: an international collaborative study of reproductive health in mid life.No abstract available.

International Biennial Congress of The Marcé Society,

Paris, France, 3 - 5 October 2012

  • Loxton D & Chojenta C. Intimate partner abuse and perinatal mental health.No abstract available.
  • Chojenta C & Harris S. Adverse reproductive events and mental health and parenting outcomesNo abstract available.
  • Reilly N, Austin M-P, Loxton D, Chojenta C, Forder P & Milgrom J. Disparities in reported psychosocial assessment during pregnancy and the postnatal period: A national survey of women in Australia.No abstract available.

International Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics Conference,

Cork, Ireland, 27 - 30 June 2012

  • Spencer E, Ferguson A, Craig H & Colyvas K. Language and ageing: Using propositional density as a measure over time (poster presentation)No abstract available.

International Conference on Diet Activity and Methods,

Rome, Italy, 14 - 17 May 2012

  • Aljadani H, Sibbritt D, Patterson A & Collins C. Does higher diet quality protect weight change in adults over time: a systematic review of cohort studies?No abstract available.

International Data Linkage Conference 2012,

Perth, WA, 2 - 4 May 2012

  • McLaughlin D. Data linkage in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, Dolja-Gore X, Robertson J, Gibson R, Doran E & Byles J. Health outcomes for older Australian women - is there a relationship with rofecoxib withdrawal?No abstract available.

International Federation on Ageing,

Prague, Czech Republic, 28 - 31 May 2012

  • McLaughlin D. Ageing through the gender lens: Evidence from Australia.No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D, Leung J, Flicker L, Dobson A. Social support and disability: It’s not the size of the network that counts.No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D, Leung J, Dobson A, Byles J. Mental Health, psychotropic medications and the subsequent risk of falls in older women and men.No abstract available.
  • Dobson A, et al. Absolute risk charts for death within 10 years for Australians in their 70’s by behavioural risk factors.No abstract available.

International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse 7th World Conference,

Prague, Czech Republic, 28 May 2012

  • Loxton D, Powers J & Byles J. Aging and vulnerability to abuse: findings on prevalence, experience and survival outcomes from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) International Meeting 2012,

Cairns, Queensland 7 - 11 September 2012

  • O'Dwyer S. Suicidal ideation in women providing informal care: Cross-sectional evidence from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

International Scientific Acupuncture and Meridian Symposium (iSAMS),

Sydney, NSW, 5 - 7 October 2012

  • Sibbritt D. Public health research: insights for acupuncture.No abstract available.

IRCIMH Integrative Medicine and Health Congress,

Portland, Oregon, USA 15 - 18 May 2012

  • Frawley J, Sibbritt D, Adams J, Broom A & Steel A. Women's sources of information for CAM use during pregnancy.No abstract available.

National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence,

San Francisco, USA, 29-31 March 2012

  • Loxton D & Powers J. Survival among women who have experienced abuse in older age.No abstract available.

National Medicines Symposium 2012,

Sydney, NSW, 24 - 25 May 2012

  • Parkinson L, Dolja-Gore X, Robertson J, Doran E & Byles J. Rofexoxib withdrawal and health outcomes for Australian women.No abstract available.

New Zealand Association of Gerontology: Ageing and Diversity Conference 2012,

Auckland, New Zealand, 13 - 15 September 2012

  • Parkinson L. Arthritis in Older Women - Impacts on Participation.No abstract available.

Population Health Congress 2012,

Adelaide, SA, 9-12 September 2012

  • Tooth L & Mishra G. Intergenerational educational mobility on general mental health and depressive symptoms in young women.No abstract available.
  • Mishra G. The Challenges of adherence to guidelines.No abstract available.

SA Gerontology Conference 2012.The Ageing Odyssey. It’s All About the Journey,

Adelaide, South Australia 14 September 2012

  • Byles J. ACH Group Sir Keith Wilson Oration. Inspired by ageing: observations from 12432 women and one researcher.No abstract available.

Statistical challenges in Life Course Research Conference, 2012,

Leeds, UK, 17 - 18 July 2012

  • Hockey R, Jones M, Mishra G & Dobson A. Visualising and modelling changes in categorical variables in longitudinal studies.No abstract available.

The European Leauge Against Rheumatism,

Berlin, Germany, 6 - 9 June 2012

  • Peeters G, Parkinson L, Badley E, Brown W, Dobson A & Mishra G. Longitudinal variations in reporting doctor-diagnosed arthritis reflect contemporaneous severity of symptoms disability.No abstract available.

The Second ISA Forum of Sociology,

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1 - 4 August 2012

  • Kirby E & Broom A. Navigating back pain care: A sociological study of women's illness pathways within and between intersecting social worlds.No abstract available.

University of New England, Faculty of the Professions, 7th Annual Postgraduate Conference,

Armidale, NSW, 22 - 24 October 2012

  • Dillon G. Impact of Rurality on Aspects of Intimate Partner Violence in Australia.No abstract available.

Women's Health 2012:The 20th Annual Congress,

Washington, DC, USA, 16-18 March 2012

  • Anderson A, Compliance with Alcohol Guidelines for Pregnant Women: Using Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Loxton D, Rich J & Chojenta C. Is there anything you'd like to add? Responses to open ended survey questions as research data.No abstract available.

2011

10th National Emerging Researchers in Ageing Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 24 - 25 November 2011

  • Lo T, Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. Prevalence estimates for Arthritis from Self-reported data: an Agreement Study using the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health survey data and Administrative data.No abstract available.
  • Liddle J, Parkinson L & Sibbritt D. Participation in art and craft activities - a not so simple pleasure for older women.No abstract available.

11th National Rural Health Conference,

Perth, WA, 13 - 16 March 2011

  • Byles J. Out-of-pocket costs for medical services.No abstract available.
  • Byles J, Dolja-Gore X, Powers J, Loxton D & Dobson A. Pap tests and mammograms: are there urban/rural differences in take-up in women?No abstract available.
  • Rich J. Narratives from women in drought.No abstract available.
  • Mishra G, Hockey R, Dobson A & Byles J. Chronic health conditions and risk factors.No abstract available.
  • Rich J. Narratives from women in drought.No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D. Why are death rates higher in rural areas?No abstract available.
  • Powers J & Loxton D. Differences in birth interventions by area of residence.No abstract available.

14th World Congress on Human Reproduction,

Melbourne, Vic 30 November - 3 December 2011

  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. Birth outcomes after spontaneous or assisted conception among infertile Australian women aged 28-36 years: a prospective, population based study.No abstract available.

18th European Congress on Obesity

Instanbul, Turkey, 25 - 28 May 2011

  • Brown W, Hockey R & Dobson A. Relationships between physical activity and weight gain in young Australian women.No abstract available.

2011 AAG Rural Conference, Across the divide: lessons on care from urban rural communities,

Cessnock, NSW 31 March - 1 April 2011

  • Rich J. Narratives from Women in droughtNo abstract available.

2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)

Melbourne, Victoria 15 - 18 June 2011

  • Peeters G, van Gellecum Y, van Uffelen J, Burton N & Brown W. Should house and garden work be counted in studies of physical activity and well-being in women? (poster presentation)No abstract available.
  • van Uffelen J, Heesch K, van Gellecum Y, Burton N & Brown W. Sedentary behaviour and physical activity in older community-dwelling Australian women: Patterns and correlates (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Patterson A, Jenkins L, McEvoy M, Sibbritt D. Fresh meat and fish intake is associated with a higher vegetable intake in mid-age non-vegetarian women.No abstract available.
  • Mishra G, McNaughton S, Ball K, Brown W, Giles G & Dobson A. Differences in dietary patterns across two age cohorts: results from a prospective Australian cohort study.No abstract available.

2011 Australian Sexual Health Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 26 - 30 September 2011

  • McNair R. Neither lesbian or straight - health implications of the middle ground.No abstract available.

25th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society,

Crete, Greece 20-24 September 2011

  • Lee C. Life Control Mediates Social Gradients in Health and Wellbeing Among Middle-Aged Australian Women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

2nd Annual Conference of the Mental Health Association NSW, Mental Health in the Land of Droughts and Flooding Rains,

Sydney, NSW, 1 - 2 June 2011

  • Rich J. Narratives from women in drought.No abstract available.

33rd Australian Conference for Health Economists,

Melbourne, Victoria, 29 - 30 September 2011

  • Parkinson B. The impact of pharmaceutical characteristics on the choice of treatments for osteoporosis. Abstract

3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology,

Montreal, Canada, 21 - 24 June 2011

  • Hebert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. Infertility resolved with or without fertility treatment in Australian women aged 31-36 years: a perspective, population-based study.No abstract available.

40th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology and 4th Panamerican Congress of the IAGG,

Ottawa, Canada, 18 - 20 October 2011

  • Lo T, Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. Prevalence estimates for Arthritis from Self-reported data: an Agreement Study using the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health survey data and Administrative data (poster presenation).No abstract available.
  • Lynne Parkinson, Arlene Bierman, Gillian Hawker, Liza Badley, Lucy Leigh & Julie Byles . Arthritis indicators for older women: A comparison of Canada and Australia.No abstract available.

4th World Congress on Women's Mental Health ,

Madrid, Spain 13 - 16 March 2011

  • Astbury J. The role of forced sex to recurrent sleep difficulties in young Australian women.No abstract available.

6th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research,

Chengdu, China 7 - 9 May 2011

  • Steel A, Gallois C, Broom A, Sibbritt D & Adams J. A national study of CAM use amongst pregnant women (symposium contribution).No abstract available.
  • Lui C, Adams J, Broom A & Sibbritt D. A matter of belief or evidence? A qualitative study of the use of complementary and alternative medicine among mid-age Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Sibbritt D, Broom A, Adams J & Lui C. Exploring the regional differences in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM): past, present and future research and research capacity building.No abstract available.
  • Sibbritt D, Adams J & Liu C. To determine the factors associated with use of Chinese medicine among 10,287 Australian women aged 56-61 years.No abstract available.
  • Sibbritt D, Adams J, Wardle J & Steel A. Anxiety disorder amongst young Australian women: a longitudinal analysis of the use of conventional providers, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).No abstract available.
  • Adams J, Refshauge K, Broom A & Sibbritt D. Navigating the patient journey: muscular skeletal providers and women with back pain (symposium contribution)No abstract available.

Academy of Violence and Abuse 2011 Scientific Assembly: The Developing Science of Violence and Abuse: Toward a New Understanding

Bloomington, USA 15 -16 April 2011

  • Loxton D. A mixed methods approach to measuring abuse in a cohort of older age Australian women.No abstract available.

American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference

Chicago, IL, USA 26 - 29 March 2011

  • Spencer E, Ferguson A & Craig H. Corpus-based methodology: Exploring language variation and ageing.No abstract available.

American College of Sports Medicine 58th Annual Meeting and 2nd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine,

Denver, Colorado USA, 31 May - 4 June 2011

  • Brown W & Clemens S. Patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in working adults.No abstract available.

Australian College of Midwives 17th National Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 18 - 21 October 2011

  • Sibbritt D, Homer C & Adams J. The self-prescribed use of aromatherapy oils by pregnant women: cause for concern?No abstract available.

Australian Conference of Science & Medicine in Sport,

Freemantle, WA 19-22 October 2011

  • Brown W, Hockey R & Dobson A Physical activity, sitting and weight gain in Australian women.No abstract available.

Australian Epidemiological Association Annual Conference,

Perth, WA 19-21 September 2011

  • Navin T, Stewart Williams J, Parkinson L, Sibbritt D & Byles J. Agreement between Self-Report of Cardiovascular Disease and Related Diagnoses in Hospital Records.No abstract available.
  • Dolja-Gore X, Pakinson L, Robertson J & Byles J. What do women take after their medication is discredited?No abstract available.
  • Powers J. Does drought affect women's mental health? Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

Australian Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 11 - 13 November 2011

  • McNair R. Lesbian and bisexual women’s health – inequalities and partial explanations from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health.No abstract available.

Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australia (COCA) 10th Biennial Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 8 - 9 October 2011

  • Sibbritt D, Adams J, Broom A, Loxton D, Pirotta M, Cohen M & Humphries J. “Self-integration” of health care: a chiropractic and osteopathic case study.No abstract available.

Dietitians Association of Australia 29th National Conference,

Adelaide, South Australia, 26-28 May 2011

  • Pezdirc K, Blumfield M, Hure A & Collins C. Avoiding consumption of potential food sources of Listeria Monocytogenes is associated with poor nutrients intakes in women of child bearing age (poster presentation).No abstract available.

Digestive Diseases Week 2011,

Chicago, USA, 7-11 May 2011

  • Koloski N, Jones M, Gill R, Forder P & Talley N. Long Term Risk Factors for the Development of Constipation in Older Community Dwelling WomenNo abstract available.

Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 28 - 31 August 2011

  • Joham A, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S, Loxton D & Teede H. Fertility, ovulation induction and in-vitro fertilisation and use in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: New Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Joham A, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S, Loxton D & Teede H. Hypertension in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: New Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Joham A, Ranasinha S, Zoungas S, Loxton D & Teede H. Gestational Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: New Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Health Services Research Association Australia and New Zealand Biennial Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 5 - 7 December 2011

  • Parkinson L, Byles J, Dolja-Gore X & Cunich M. Out-Of-Hospital Medical Services Use By Older Australian Women With Arthritis.No abstract available.

ICES/CEU Conjoint Evaluative Sciences Rounds.

Toronto, Canada, 25 January 2011

  • Parkinson L. Arthritis and older Australian women: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

IEA World Congress of Epidemiology,

Edinburgh, Scotland, 7-11 August 2011

  • Brilleman S, Pachana N & Dobson A. The impact of attrition on the representativeness of cohort studies of older people (poster).No abstract available.
  • Dobson A, et al. Absolute risk charts for death within 10 years for Australian in their 70's by behavioural risk factors.No abstract available.

International Conference for Health Statistics in the Pacific Islands,

Suva, Fiji, 5 - 8 July 2011

  • Bowe S, Sibbritt D, McElduff P & Young A. Methods to account for deaths and missing data in a longitudinal study of elderly women. Abstract

Medication Safety for Older People,

Adelaide, SA, 1 - 2 March 2011

  • Parkinson L,et al. The discrediting of COX-2 NSAIDs in Australia: Vioxx or class effect?No abstract available.

National Psychology and Ageing Interest Group Conference,

Melbourne, VIC, 18-19 November 2011

  • van Uffelen J, Heesch K, van Gellecum Y, Burton NW & Brown W. More social interaction is associated with higher physical activity levels in older community-dwelling Australian women.No abstract available.

Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress Gerontology and Geriatrics,

Melbourne, Victoria, 23-27 October 2011

  • Tavener M. The price of getting old? Exploring Qualitative Data for Evidence of Personal Economic Arguments in Health Care Decision-Making .No abstract available.
  • Byles J, Dobson A & Gallienne L. Achieving healthy ageing: the impact of lifestyle factors on longevity and health in later lifeNo abstract available.
  • Liddle J, Parkinson L & Sibbritt D. Is participation in hobbies and handiwork related to health among older women in Australia? (poster presentation)No abstract available.
  • Lo T, Parkinson L, Cunich M & Byles J. Prevalence estimates for Arthritis from Self-reported data: an Agreement Study using the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health survey data and Administrative data.No abstract available.
  • Dobson A, et al. Absolute risk charts for death within 10 years for Australian in their 70's by behavioural risk factors.No abstract available.
  • Pit S, Dolja-Gore X, Parkinson L & Byles J. Older Australian women's medication use: Self-report by mail showed good agreement and accuracy compared with pharmaceutical claims data.No abstract available.
  • Liddle J, Parkinson L & Sibbritt D. Health-related factors associated with starting or stopping painting pictures or playing a musical instrument: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, Cunich M, Dolja-Gore X & Byles J. Out-Of-Hospital Medical Services Use By Older Australian Women With Arthritis.No abstract available.
  • Tavener M, Byles J & Loxton D. Swings And Roundabouts” – How women juggle family life and retirement (poster presentation).No abstract available.

Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center Spring Seminar,

Kleivstua, Norway, 25 - 28 May 2011

  • Brown W. Turning circles in physical activity research: patterns of activity and sitting in working adults.No abstract available.

Public Health Association of Australia 41st Annual Conference,

Brisbane, Queensland, 26-28 September 2011

  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. Infertility resolved with spontaneous or assisted conception in Australian women aged 31-36 years.No abstract available.
  • Mishra G. Do higher education levels reduce physical health inequalities for mid-aged Australian women?No abstract available.

Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research 24th Annual Meeting

Montreal, Canada 20 - 21 June 2011

  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. Infertility resolved with or without fertility treatment in Australian women aged 31-36 years: a perspective, population-based study (poster presentation).No abstract available.

The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference,

Newcastle, NSW, 29 November 2011

  • Loxton D. The Australian longitudinal Study on Women's HealthNo abstract available.

2010

11th International Congress on Obesity,

Stockholm, Sweden, 11 - 15 July 2010

  • Brown W. Why are Australian women gaining weight?No abstract available.

2010 AAG Rural Conference. Ageing at home: sustainable housing and communities for older people,

Ballina, NSW, 15 - 16 April 2010

  • Byles J, McLaughlin D, Leung J & Dobson A. Living with stairs: Functioning in a large cohort of older Australian women and men.No abstract available.
  • McLaughlin D. Effect of mobility limitations and moving house on the social networks of older women.No abstract available.

2010 Australian Health and Medical Research Congress,

Melbourne, VIC, 14 - 18 November 2010

  • Astbury J, Bruck D & Loxton D. Sexual violence as a predictor of sleep difficulties in a community sample of young women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

2010 Emerging Researchers in Ageing Conference

Newcastle, NSW, 21 - 22 October 2010

  • Liddle J, Parkinson L & Sibbritt D. Do art and music making activities contribute to health and health-related quality of life in older women?No abstract available.
  • Rich J. Stories from women in drought: a longitudinal exploration. Abstract
  • Harris M, Loxton D, Sibbritt D & Byles J. Psychosocial characteristics of midlife women with arthritis: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

2010 Joint Statistical Meetings,

Vancouver, British Columbia, 31 July - 5 August 2010

  • Dobson A & Mishra G. Study Design and Statistical Analysis Challenges in Women's Health Studies. Abstract

20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society

Lisbon, Portugal, 14 -18 September 2010

  • Astbury J, Bruck D & Loxton D. Sexual violence as a predictor of sleep difficulties in a community sample of young women.No abstract available.

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association,

Christchurch, New Zealand, 21 - 23 October 2010

  • Astbury J, Bruck D & Loxton D. Sexual violence as a predictor of sleep difficulties in a community sample of young women (oral & poster presentation).No abstract available.

23rd Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension

Vancouver, Canada, 26 - 30 September 2010

  • Stewart Williams J & Cunich M. Equity and Cardiovascular Disease in Australian Women. Abstract

27th International Congress of Applied Psychology,

Melbourne, VIC, 11 - 16 July 2010

  • McLaughlin D, Vagenas D, Pachana N & Dobson A. Social networks in older Australian men and women.No abstract available.

3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health,

Toronto, Canada, 5 - 8 May 2010

  • Brown W. Trends in physical activity in Australia.No abstract available.
  • van Uffelen, J, Heesch K & Brown W. Who is at risk of sedentary behaviour? Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (poster presentation).No abstract available.

4th International Symposium on Geospatial Health,

Melbourne, VIC, 13 -14 August 2010

  • Fearnley E, Soares Magalhaes R, Speldewinde P, Clements A, Weinstein P, and Dobson A. Dryland salinity and its impact on physical and mental health in rural southern Western Australia.No abstract available.

4th Symposium on Work Ability

Tempere, Finland, 6 - 9 June 2010

  • Pit S & Byles J. Employment among mature age women: Health problems and quality of life.No abstract available.

5th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research,

Tromso, Norway, 19-21 May 2010

  • Sibbritt D, Adams J & Parkinson L. Consultation practices, with both CAM practitioners and conventional health care providers, and self-prescribed CAM use by a cohort of mid-aged Australian women with arthritis.No abstract available.
  • Lui C, Adams J & Sibbritt D. Creating wellbeing and managing chronic conditions: Use of complementary and alternative medicine among mid-age Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Sibbritt D & Adams J. CAM use by a representative cohort of young Australian women with asthma, 1996-2006.No abstract available.

6th Australian Womens Health Conference: The New National Agenda,

Hobart, Tasmania, 18 - 21 May 2010

  • Loxton D. Experiences of abuse across three generations.No abstract available.
  • Lucke J, Watson M, Herbert D & Loxton D. Factors associated with STI among young women: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (poster presentation).No abstract available.
  • Loxton D, Powers J & Furber K. Intimate partner violence, health and social support,No abstract available.
  • Loxton D, Powers J, McDermott L & Chojenta C. Alcohol and tobacco consumption during pregnancy.No abstract available.
  • Loxton D. Symposium: Women’s experiences of abuse: Findings from the ALSWH.No abstract available.
  • Chojenta C, Loxton D & Lucke J. Prevalence and antecedents of postnatal depression in Australia.No abstract available.
  • Lucke J, Chojenta C & Loxton D. Reproductive health: Findings from the Austrlian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • McKay H. Permanently Childless Women have Selfishly Chosen Careers over Children (contribution to group presentation).No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L. Volunteering and older people: Psychosocial and health predictors from an analysis of Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Parkinson L, Gibson R, Robinson I & Byles J. Arthritis and depression: Tracking the prevalence, impact and management in older women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

AAGL 39th Annual Meeting,

Las Vegas, USA 8 - 12 November 2010

  • Tu F, Goldstein G, Du H, Senapati S & Pozolo K. Prior oral contraceptive use is associated with risk of endometriosis conditional on parity: results from a longitudinal, population-based survey.No abstract available.

AHES 2010: 32nd Australian Conference for Health Economists,

Sydney, NSW 30 September - 01 October 2010

  • van Gool K, The impact of out-of-pocket health care costs on GP use and cervical screening.No abstract available.

American College of Obstetritions & Gynecologists (ACOG) 2010 Annual Clinical Meeting

San Francisco, USA, 18 May 2010

  • Tu F, Goldstein G, Du H, Beaumont J, Pozolo K & Senapati S. Does regular physical activity protect women from development of endometriosis? (poster presentation)No abstract available.

Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society

Melbourne, VIC, 23 -25 October 2010

  • Williams L & Young A. The effect of social class on weight control in mid-age women: A longitudinal study.No abstract available.

Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Conference 2010: Translating the Evidence into Practice,

Sydney, New South Wales 29 September - 1 October 2010

  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. History behind the egg: Associations between women's comprehensive histories and number of eggs collected or fertilized normally.No abstract available.
  • Jordan S, Wilson A & Dobson A. The management of heart conditions in older rural and urban Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Stavrou E. Validation of self-reported cancer and predictors of false reports in Australian women.No abstract available.

Australian Association of Gerontology 43rd National Conference,

Hobart, Tasmania, 17-19 November 2010

  • Tooth L, McKenzie S, Hockey R, Lucke J & Dobson A. Caregivers use of health and community services: Importance of stage of care transition.No abstract available.
  • Byles J, McLaughlin D, Leung, Dobson A. Why do women complain more about sleep problems than do men?No abstract available.
  • Byles J, McLaughlin D, Leung J & Dobson A. Living with stairs: Functioning in a large cohort of older Australian women and men.No abstract available.
  • Tooth L, McKenzie S, Hockey R, Lucke J & Dobson A. Perceptions and disconnections of caregiving.No abstract available.
  • Lopez D, Almeida O, Flicker L, McCaul K , Hankey G, Yeap B & Byles J. Sensory impairment and mortality among the elderly: What do we know of this relationship?No abstract available.
  • Flicker L, McCaul K, Hyde Z, Almeida O, Hankey G, Jamrozik K, Byles J, McLaughlin D & Dobson A Sexual activity in men and women aged 82-87 years in Western Australia.No abstract available.

Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 1 - 3 September 2010

  • Trinh L. Preliminary Findings on the Prevalence of Poor' Mental Health and Wellbeing in the DiabetesPopulationNo abstract available.

Australian Population Association 15th Biennial Conference 2010,

Gold Coast, QLD, 30 November - 03 December 2010

  • Hockey R. Trends in health across three generations of Australian women: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s health.No abstract available.

British Society of Gerontology (BSG) 39th Annual Conference. Identities, Care and Everyday Life”,

Uxbridge, UK, 6 - 8 July 2010

  • Tavener M, Byles J & Loxton D. Identity construction in Australian baby boomer women (poster presentation). Abstract

Challenging the Boundaries: 16th Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference,

Vancouver, Canada, 3 - 5 October 2010

  • Chojenta C, Loxton D & Lucke J. The perfect mother wouldn't have that: Australian women's experiences of motherhood and postnatal depression.No abstract available.
  • Loxton D. Abuse in older age: Australian women's experiences of elder abuse.No abstract available.
  • Loxton D, Chojenta C & Powers J. Alcohol consumption among pregnant women: How do service providers and mothers learn about and react to official guidelines?No abstract available.
  • Loxton D. Motherhood, drought and elder abuse: Stories from three generations of women who participate in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Rich J, Wright S & Loxton D. Stories from Women living with Drought in Australia: A Longitudinal Exploration.No abstract available.

Dietitians Association of Australia 28th National Conference,

Melbourne, Victoria, 27 - 29 May 2010

  • Blumfield M, Hure A, MacDonald-Wicks, Patterson A, Smith R & Collins C. The food choices of Australian women prior to conception.No abstract available.

Eating Disorders Research Society 16th Annual Meeting,

Massachusetts, USA, 7 - 9 October 2010

  • Wade T. A prospective investigation of the impact of disordered eating on quality of a young Australian female cohort (poster presentation).No abstract available.

Endo 2010: The 92nd Annual Meeting and Expo

San Diego, USA 19 - 22 June 2010

  • Teede H. Body Mass Index as a Predictor of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Risk: Results of a Longitudinal Cohort Study.No abstract available.

Heart and Mind Psychogenic Cardiovascular Disease,

Prato, Italy 1 - 4 September 2010

  • Stewart Williams J & Cunich M. Equity and cardiovascular disease in Australian women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

International Federation on ageing 10th Global Conference,

Melbourne, Victoria, 4 May 2010

  • Pit S & Byles J. Employment among mature age women: Health conditions.No abstract available.
  • Byles J, Pachana N, and Tooth L. Women, health and ageing: 12 years of results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (Symposium). Abstract

International Marce Society Conference,

Pittsburgh, USA, 27 - 30 October 2010

  • Chojenta C, Loxton D & Lucke J. The perfect mother wouldn't have that: Australian women's experiences of motherhood and postnatal depression (poster presentation). Abstract

International Pelvic Pain Society 18th Annual Scientific Meeting

Chicago, IL, USA 22 - 23 October 2010

  • Tu F, Goldstein G, Du H, Senapati S & Pozolo K. Prior oral contraceptive use is associated with risk of endometriosis conditional on parity: results from a longitudinal, population-based survey.No abstract available.

IPOS 12th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology

Quebec, Canada, 25 - 29 May 2010

  • Beatty L. Complementary and alternative medicine use and distress among Australian women with cancer: A prospective longitudinal investigation.No abstract available.

John Richards Initiative

Melbourne, Victoria, 17 July 2010

  • McLaughlin D & Dobson A. Why are death rates higher in rural areas?No abstract available.

Rural Medicine Australia Conference,

Hobart, Tasmania, 22-24 October 2010

  • McLaughlin D & Dobson A. Why are death rates higher in rural areas?No abstract available.

Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) Annual Conference,

Seattle, USA, 23-26 June 2010

  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. History of the egg: Women's comprehensive histories and IVF outcomes.No abstract available.

South East Asian Conference on Ageing (SEACA2010),

Kuala Lumpa, Malaysia, 17 - 18 July 2010

  • Byles J. Women’s health across the lifespan: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Byles J & Gibson R. Living long and living well: factors associated with maintenance of physical function among older women (poster presentation).No abstract available.

The Gerontological Society of America's 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting

New Orleans, USA 19 - 23 November 2010

  • Pachana N & McLaughlin D. Factors which enhance or inhibit social support: a longitudinal analysis of social networks in older women.No abstract available.
  • McCaul K, Flicker L, Hyde Z, Almeida O, Hankey G, Jamrozik K, Byles J, McLaughlin D & Dobson A. Normal sexual functioning in older people.No abstract available.

2009

10th National Rural Health Conference,

Cairns, Queensland, 18 May 2009

  • Dobson A & Loxton D. The health of women in rural areas.No abstract available.

14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science,

Oslo, Norway, 24-27 June 2009

  • Brown W. Does having a baby increase the rate of weight gain in young women? (invited symposium)No abstract available.
  • Brown W. Physical activity and health in women: Updating the evidence.No abstract available.

15th Annual Qualitative Health Research Conference,

Vancouver, British Columbia, 4-6 October 2009

  • Taylor A. Letters home and postcards from the edge: Meaning and relationship in a large scale survey. Abstract
  • Loxton D, Adamson L, Chojenta C & Rich J. Women's experiences of violence and abuse: a longitudinal qualitative perspective. Abstract
  • Tavener M, Byles J & Loxton D. Contrasting baby boomer identities through narrative. Abstract

17th European Congress on Obesity,

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 07 May 2009

  • Williams L, Germov J & Young A. What effect does social class have on weight control in mid-age women? Evidence from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (poster presentation).No abstract available.

2009 Annual Conference of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity,

Lisbon, Portugal, 17 - 19 June 2009

  • Brown W. Weight gain during and after pregnancy. (symposium discussant)No abstract available.
  • van der Ploeg H, van Poppel M, Chey T, Bauman A & Brown W. The role of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the development of gestational diabetes meliitus.No abstract available.
  • Brown W, Hockey R & Dobson A. Ten year weight gain in Australian women: What difference does having a baby make? (symposium contribution)No abstract available.

2009 Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine Conference,

Auckland, New Zealand 9-11 February 2009

  • Johnstone M. The health and well-being of young Australian women with varying work and family aspirations (poster presentation).No abstract available.

2009 British Psychological Society Annual Conference,

Brighton, United Kingdom, 1-3 April 2009

  • Johnstone M. Emerging adulthood and young Australian women's aspirations for work and family.No abstract available.

2009 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference,

Melbourne, VIC, 17 July 2009

  • Taft A. The impact of partner violence on the mental health of young Australian women reporting termination of pregnancy: Cohort analysis of a national population sample.No abstract available.

2009 National Physical Activity Conference and Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport,

Brisbane, Queensland 14 -17 October 2009

  • Eime R, Harvey J, Payne W & Brown W. Club Sport: Contributing to health-related quality of life?No abstract available.
  • van Uffelen J, Heesch K & Brown W. Correlates of sitting time in mid-age Australian women.No abstract available.

2009 Spine Society of Australia Annual Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 16-19 April 2009

  • Hodges PW, Russell A & Smith MD. Incontinence and breathing disorders increase the risk for development of back pain.No abstract available.

33rd Annual Scientific Meeting,

Newcastle, New South Wales 8 - 11 December 2009

  • Blumfield M, Hure A, MacDonal-Wicks L, Patterson A, Smith R & Collins E. The food choices of Australian women during pregnancy.No abstract available.

42nd AAG National Conference 2009. Translation and Transformation,

Canberra, ACT 25 - 27 November 2009

  • Anstey K. Findings on older Australians from the DYNOPTA project: Social networks, disease prevalence, mortality differentials and cognitive health.No abstract available.
  • Anstey K. Combining Longitudinal Studies of Ageing: A tale of two projects.No abstract available.

42nd Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference

Canberra, ACT, 25-27 November 2009

  • Tavener M. Identity construction in baby boomer women (part of a baby boomer symposium).No abstract available.

5th International Mixed Methods Conference,

University of Leeds, UK, 8 - 11 July 2009

  • Chojenta C, Loxton D & Lucke J. An examination of the narratives of women who have experienced postnatal depression in Australia. Abstract

Academy on Violence and Abuse Conference: Sowing seeds of academic change: Nurturing new paradigms,

Bloomington MN, USA, 24-25 April 2009

  • Loxton D, Powers J & Furber K. Intimate partner violence, health and social support: Findings over the long term.No abstract available.

AHES 2009: 31st Australian Conference for Health Economists,

Hobart, Tas, 01 October 2009

  • Au N. Employment, long work hours and obesity among women.No abstract available.

American College of Physicians Maine Chapter Scientific Meeting

Maine, USA, 16 October 2009

  • Goldstein G, Physical activity as a risk factor for endometriosis (poster presentation).No abstract available.

American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting,

Seattle, USA, 27-30 May 2009

  • Brown W. Changes in physical activity across the lifespan: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Brown W. Developing valid and reliable estimates of sitting time for large scale prospective studies, population based studies and intervention trials.No abstract available.

Australasian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Annual Conference

Melbourne, Victoria, 22-24 May 2009

  • Sibbritt D. A longitudinal analysis of mid-age Australian women's consultations with an acupuncturist, 2001-2007.No abstract available.

Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Scientific Meeting,

Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 August - 01 September 2009

  • Powers J. Does wave non-response affect the results in longitudinal studies?No abstract available.

Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine 6th Annual Scientific Conference,

Auckland, New Zealand, 9-11 February 2009

  • Rowlands I. Looking on the bright side of life: Predicting long-term adjustment to miscarriage.No abstract available.

Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting,

Freemantle, WA, 7-9 September 2009

  • Flicker L. BMI and survival in older men and women aged 70 to 75 years.No abstract available.
  • Flicker L. Sexual health in older men and women.No abstract available.

Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium

Chicago, USA, 18 April 2009

  • Goldstein G. Physical activity as a risk factor for endometriosis (poster presentation).No abstract available.

Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australia (COCA) 8th Biennial Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 20-22 November 2009

  • Sibbritt D. The physical and mental health of mid-aged Australian women with chronic back pain who consult with chiropractors and osteopaths.No abstract available.

EMAS 8th European Congress on Menopause

London, UK, May 16-20 2009

  • Berecki J, Begum N and Dobson A. Symptoms reported by women in mid-life: menopausal transition or ageing (poster presentation).No abstract available.

ESA / SRB Annual Scientific Meeting,

Adelaide, SA, 23 August 2009

  • Teede H, Deeks A, Gibson-Helm M, Lombard C, Jolley D, Paul E, Loxton D & Lisa M. Polycystic ovarian syndrome in Australian women: Results of the Australian Longitudinal Women's Health study. Abstract

Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence,

Louisiana, USA, 9-10 October 2009

  • Taft A. The impact of abortion on depression: What role does partner violence play? Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

HCS Net Workshop on Building the Australian National Corpus: Data Resources and tools,

Sydney, NSW, 03 December 2009

  • Spencer E, Ferguson A & Craig H. Developing a reference set for higher level language resources in aging adults: Preliminary thoughts (poster presentation).No abstract available.

Heart Foundation Conference 2009,

Brisbane, Qld, 14 -16 May 2009

  • Dobson A. Dietary patterns of Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Dobson A. Depression and anxiety associated with cardiovascular disease in mid-aged Australian women.No abstract available.
  • Brown W, Determinants of weight gain in young adult women.No abstract available.

IAGG 2009 World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics,

Paris, France, 5-9 July 2009

  • Parkinson L, Vitry A, Hawker G, Zaninotto P & Chatterji S. Depression as a comorbidity with chronic illness: Longitudinal research from the developed and developing world (symposium).No abstract available.

International Fertility Society Meeting,

Capte Town, South Africa, October 2009

  • Teede H. PCOS prevalence, complications and management: The role of lifestyle (symposium contribution).No abstract available.

International Health Economics Association Wold Congress,

Beijing, China, 14 July 2009

  • Van Gool K. The impact of OOP costs on cervical screening: Evidence from an Australian panel dataset,No abstract available.

International Health Economics Association World Congress,

Beijing, China 14 July 2009

  • Au N. Employment, long work hours and obesity among women.No abstract available.

ISBNPA 2009 Conference,

Lisbon, Portugal, 17-20 June 2009

  • van Uffelen J, Berecki J, Dobson A & Brown W. What is a healthy body mass index for women in their 70s?No abstract available.

NORPHCAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Conference,

St Lucia, Qld, 17-18 October 2009

  • McLaughlin D. CAM and health care choices in older rural women.No abstract available.

Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Symposium,

Illinois, USA, 26 May 2009

  • Goldstein G. Physical activity as a risk factor for endometriosis (poster presentation).No abstract available.

PHAA 39th Annual Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 28-30 September 2009

  • Parkinson L, Byles J, Gibson R & Robinson I. Arthritis and Depression: The burden of suffering for older Australian Women.No abstract available.

PHAA Queensland Branch Second Annual Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 23-24 July 2009

  • Conrad S, Tooth L & Dobson A. Was Sesame Street On To Something? Why Do “People In Your Neighbourhood” Matter, and How Do They Affect Health Outcomes? Abstract

Research Higher Degrees Conference, School of Population Health, University of Queensland

Brisbane, Queensland, 6 November 2009

  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. Barriers to accessing specialist medical advice for infertility: societal and lifestyle obstacles for women <35 years.No abstract available.

Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum,

Johannesburg, South Africa, 6-8 July 2009

  • Astbury J. The impact of forced sex on psychological health, high risk health behaviours and service use.No abstract available.

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Conference Week,

Sydney, NSW, 1 - 5 October 2009

  • Brown W. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health: Changes in physical activity and weight over time and the implications of this for healthy ageing.No abstract available.

The Australian Sociological Association Conference 2009,

Canberra, ACT, 1-4 December 2009

  • Mooney R. A study of conviction: Desires and doubts about having children.No abstract available.

The British Sociological Association Annual Conference,

Cardiff, Wales, 16-19 April 2009

  • Johnstone M, Lucke J, & Lee C. The impact of first birth and other life events on young Australian women's motherhood and employment aspirations .No abstract available.

XIXth IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics,

Paris, France, 5-9 July 2009

  • Flicker L. Sexual behaviours in older men.No abstract available.
  • Flicker L. BMI and survival in older men and women aged 70 to 75 years.No abstract available.
  • Byles J, Gibson R, Tooth L, Brilleman S, Sibbritt D & Dobson A Living Long and Living Well: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

2008

10th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference - Families Through Life,

Melbourne, Victoria, 9-11 July 2008

  • Johnstone M & Lee C. Young Australian women's aspirations for family and work in the 21st century.No abstract available.

10th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Tokyo, Japan, 27-30 September 2008

  • McDermott L, Dobson A & Owen N. Predictors of continued smoking and smoking relapse among young adult women over 10 years.No abstract available.

13th National Conference on Health Outcomes,

Canberra, ACT, 01 May 2008

  • Byles J & Brown W. The impact of women's weight on health outcomes: A problem for now and the future. Abstract
  • Berecki J. Hysterectomy and weight gain. Abstract
  • Byles J, Millar C, Sibbritt D & Chiarelli P. Living with urinary incontinence: A longitudinal study of older women. Abstract

2008 ASICS Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport,

Hamilton Island, Queensland, 16-18 October 2008

  • Burton NW, Tudor-Locke C & Brown WJ. Leisure activity and occupational sitting: Associations with daily steps and body mass index in mid-aged women.No abstract available.

2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport,

Guangzhou, China, 1 - 4 August 2008

  • Brown W & Chang P. Physical activity and health in women: Updating the primary prevention evidence.No abstract available.

2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Public Health,

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 2008

  • Heesch K & Brown W. Dose response relationship between both physical activity and walking and 6 year incidence of arthritis in a national cohort of older women.No abstract available.

2nd International Congress on Physical Activity and Health,

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13-16 April 2008

  • van Uffelen J, Watson M, Brown W & Dobson A. Do responses to questions about sitting make sense? Convergent validity of self-reported sitting time with time-use questions. Abstract
  • Van Uffelen J, Watson M, Dobson A & Brown W. Does sitting time cause weight gain? Results from the ALSWH. Abstract

2nd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health,

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13-16 April 2008

  • Brown W, Hockey R & Dobson A. Health care and pharmaceutical costs associated with physical inactivity: Interactions with obesity.No abstract available.

3rd International Congress on Womens Mental Health,

Melbourne, Victoria, 17 - 20 March 2008

  • Taft A. Depression and termination of pregnancy (induced abortion) in a national cohort of young Australian women: the confounding effect of women’s experience of violence. Abstract
  • Loxton D, Powers J, Mooney R & Hoskings S. Sole motherhood, mental health and the role of social support. Abstract
  • Parkinson L, Byles J, Gibson R & Robinson I. Women and arthritis: The burden of suffering for older Australian women. Abstract
  • Chojenta C, Loxton D & Lucke J. Prevalence and Antecedents of Postnatal Depression in Australia. Abstract
  • Tooth L, Lucke J, Russell A, Byrne G, Lee C, Wilson A & Dobson A. The impact of caring roles on women's mental health. Abstract

4th Annual Australia’s,Ageing Population Summit,

Melbourne, Victoria, 23 - 24 July 2008

  • Byles J. Ageing population and gender issues.No abstract available.

4th World Ageing & Generations Congress,

St Gallen, Switzerland, 28 - 30 August 2008

  • Byles J. Special session: Longitudinal studies of ageing: a key to optimal ageing.No abstract available.

Ageing and Globalization: Identifying Gaps, Challenging Perspectives,

Sydney, NSW, 25 September 2008

  • Byles J. Obesity: The new global threat to healthy ageing and longevity.No abstract available.

American College of Sports Medicine 2008 Annual Meeting,

Indianapolis, Indiana USA, May 28-31 2008

  • Tudor-Locke C, Burton N, Brown W. Steps/day, BMI in 54-59 year old women by self-reported occupational sitting and leisure physical activity.No abstract available.

Australasian Sexual Health Conference 2008,

Perth, Western Australia, 16 September 2008

  • Lucke J, Watson M, Herbert D & Loxton D. Factors associated with STI among young women: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine 5th Annual Scientific Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 31 January – 2 February 2008

  • Johnstone M & Lee C. What is going on in the minds and lives of young Australian women? Abstract

Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 01 January - 02 February 2008

  • McDermott L, Dobson A & Owen N. Reducing from daily to non-daily smoking predicts future cessation among young women.No abstract available.

Australian Association of Gerontology 41st National Conference Ageing Landscapes,

Fremantle, Western Australia, 18 - 20 November 2008

  • McLaughlin D. Social networks in older Australian men and women.No abstract available.
  • Tooth L, Lucke J, Russell A, Lee C, Watson M, Byrne G, Wilson A & Dobson A. Few urban-rural differences in older carers’ access to community services.No abstract available.
  • Byles J. Women's increasing weight: A threat to healthy ageing.No abstract available.
  • Tooth L, Russell A, Lucke J, Byrne G, Lee C, Wilson A & Dobson A. Impact of type of impairment on carer burden and quality of life (poster).No abstract available.

Australian Association of Gerontology Conference,

Perth, WA, 19-21 November 2008

  • Hassani Mehraban, A., Mackenzie, L., Byles, J., & Gibson, R. Application of the International Classification of Functioning to factors associated with falls in older Australian women.No abstract available.

Fertility Society of Australia Annual Conference: Working Together For Reproductive Health,

Brisbane, Queensland, 20-22 October 2008

  • Herbert D, Luke J & Dobson A. Seeking advice and using treatment for fertility problems in Australian Women aged 28-33 years.No abstract available.

Fertility Society of Australia Conference,

Brisbane, Queensland, 20-22 October 2008

  • Herbert D. Prior pregnancy outcomes and seeking treatment for fertility problems In Australian women aged 28-33 years. Abstract

International Congress on Dietetics,

Yokohama, Japan, 8-11 September 2008

  • Collins C, Dolja-Gore X, Young A. Lower Diet Quality Is Associated With Health Service Usage Cumulative Medicare Costs In Mid-Aged Australian Women.No abstract available.

International Continence Society,

Cairo, Egypt, 20 - 24 October 2008

  • Hodges PW. Incontinence, breathing disorders and back pain: an inseparable traid?No abstract available.

International Epidemiological Association World congress,

Porto Alegre, Brazil, 20-24 September 2008

  • Bowe SJ, Sibbritt DW, Young AF & Barnett AG. Analysing longitudinal changes in health related quality of life: Adjusting for longitudinal missing data that are MNAR.No abstract available.

National Public,Health Reform Summit,

Sydney, NSW, 7 August 2008

  • Byles J. Promoting Healthy Ageing.No abstract available.

OT Australia 23rd National Conference & Exhibition 2008,

Melbourne, Victoria, 11 - 13 September 2008

  • Mehraban A, Mackenzie L & Byles J. Development of a self-report version of the Home Falls and Accidents Screening Tool (HOME FAST).No abstract available.
  • Mehraban A, Mackenzie L & Byles J. Do occupational therapists and older people assess home environments for falls hazards differently?No abstract available.

Population Health Congress 2008,

Brisbane, Qld, 6 - 9 July 2008

  • Powers J & Loxton D. How do pregnant women respond to alcohol guidelines? Abstract
  • Byles J, Robinson I, Loxton D, Parkinson L, Gibson R and Young A. Treatment for Depression Among Older Australian Women. Abstract
  • Mackerras D, Powers J, Boorman J, Loxton D & Giles G. Estimating the impact on pregnant and post-partum women of fortifying bread with iodine. Abstract
  • Hobbs M, Taft A & Amir L. The emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) rescheduled: exploring women’s knowledge, attitudes and experiences. Abstract
  • Watson M, Lucke J & Herbert D. Changing Patterns of Contraceptive Use in Young Australian Women: 1996 - 2006. Abstract
  • Herbert D, Lucke J & Dobson A. Pregnancy losses in young Australian women: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract
  • Tooth L, Dobson A & Hockey R. Relative survival as an indicator of generalizability for longitudinal studies of older oeople. Abstract
  • Dobson A. Combined host organisations oration: Harnessing Australia's health informaiton.No abstract available.
  • Lucke J, Watson M, Loxton D & Herbert D. The sexual health of Australian women in their twenties and thirties. Abstract
  • Parkinson L, Byles J, Gibson R & Robinson I. Women and arthritis: Burden of illness and management of arthritis in older Australian women. Abstract
  • Berecki J, Hockey R & Dobson A. Adherence to bisphosphonates by elderly women. Abstract
  • Taft A & Watson L. Depression, pregnancy termination and births among young Australian women: The confounding effect of partner violence. Abstract
  • Dolja-Gore X & Loxton D. Prescribed medication use before, during and after pregnancy. Abstract
  • Byles J, Dolja-Gore X & Young A. Annual health assessments for older Australian women. Abstract

Poster presentation at the Marce Society International Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 10-13 September 2008

  • Chojenta C, Lucke J & Loxton D. Does social support reduce the likelihood of postnatal depression in Australian mothers? Abstract

Public Health Association Australia (Qld) State Conference, Emerging Issues in Public health,

Brisbane, Queensland, 4-5 September 2008

  • Herbert D. Prior pregnancy outcomes and seeking treatment for fertility problems In Australian women aged 28-33 years. Abstract

Research Higher Degree Conference,

Brisbane, Queensland, 7 November 2008

  • Herbert D. Prior pregnancy outcomes and seeking treatment for fertility problems In Australian women Aged 28-33 years. Abstract

Research Higher Degrees Conference,

Brisbane, Queensland, 7 November 2008

  • Herbert D, Luke J & Dobson A. Seeking advice and using treatment for fertility problems in Australian Women aged 28-33 years.No abstract available.

Science in Parliament (Queensland). 2008 Science in Parliament Program,

Brisbane, Qld, 14 May 2008

  • Brown WJ. Bypassing blowouts: Keeping a lid on Queensland's health costs.No abstract available.

Society of Reproductive and Infant Psychology Conference,

London, United Kingdom, September 2008

  • Rowlands I & Lee C. Looking on the bright side of life: The role of optimism in women's adjustment to miscarriage.No abstract available.

Sports Medicine Australia 37th Annual State Conference,

Surfers Paradise, Queensland, 24 May 2008

  • Brown W & Chang P. How much physical activity to prevent weight gain?No abstract available.

Tenth International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Tokyo, Japan, 27 - 30 August 2008

  • van Uffelen J, Watson M, Dobson A & Brown W. Is self-reported weekday and weekend day sitting-time associated with weight in mid-aged women? Abstract

World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress,

Sydney, NSW, 25 - 28 July 2008

  • Mehraban H, Mackenzie & Byles J. A cross-sectional study of falls and the home environment. (poster presentation)No abstract available.

2007

15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Obesity,

Canberra, ACT, 31 August - 2 September 2007

  • Brown WJ. The relationship between changes in physical activity and changes in weight: lessons from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Invited presentation. Abstract

2007 Active Living Congress,

Perth, WA, 21 - 23 March 2007

  • Brown W. Physical activity data, trends, and their implications.No abstract available.

38th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference,

Alice Springs, NT, 23 - 26 September 2007

  • Dolja-Gore X, Byles J & Young A. Equity in Health Service costs to women - a longitudinal study (POSTER). Abstract

3rd Queensland Tobacco Control Symposium,

Brisbane, Qld, 2 August 2007

  • McDermott L, Owen N & Dobson A. Reducing from daily to non-daily smoking predicts cessation among young women.No abstract available.

42nd Conference of the Japanese Medical Society of Alcohol and Drug Studies,

Ootsu city, Shiga prefecture, Japan, 28 - 29 September 2007

  • Furuya H, Young A, Powers J & Byles J. Alcohol consumption and physical health-related qulaity of life accounting for death in elder women.No abstract available.

4th CAER Summer Workshop in Health, UNSW,

Sydney, NSW, 1 - 2 February 2007

  • Salale V, Doiron D, Fiebig D, Savage E, Young A. Family formation and the demand for private health insurance.No abstract available.

6th Annual Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA),

Oslo, Norway, 20 - 23 June 2007

  • Heesch K, Miller YD & Brown WJ. The impact of changes in physical activity on quality of life among mid age and older women. Abstract
  • Van Poppel MNM, Miller YD & Brown WJ. Is physical activity beneficial for menstrual problems? Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Abstract
  • Brown WJ, Miller YD & Trost S. Life events and physical activity in young women. Abstract

6th World Congress of the International Health Economic Association,

Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 - 11 July 2007

  • Salale V, Doiron D, Fiebig D, Savage E & Young A. Family formation and the demand for private health insurance. Abstract

8th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics,

Beijing, China, 21 - 25 October 2007

  • Byles J, Robinson I, Gibson R & Gibson P Asthma among older women. Abstract
  • Byles J. An Evidence-Based Approach to Falls Reduction in Residential Aged Care Facilities - Report of a Randomised Controlled TrialNo abstract available.
  • Byles J, Millar C, Sibbritt D & Chiarelli P. Living with urinary incontinence: A longitudinal study of older women.No abstract available.
  • Byles J. Adequacy of Treatment for Depression among Older Australian Women.No abstract available.

9th National Rural Health Conference,

Albury, NSW, 7 - 10 March 2007

  • Byles J, Gibson R, Parkinson & Dobson A. Driving myself: Main forms of transport among older women in rural and remote Australia. Abstract

Australasian Sexual Health Conference - Mars & Venus at Jupiters,

Broadbeach, Qld, 8 - 10 October 2007

  • Lucke J, Spallek M & Herbert D. Patterns of contraceptive use after reproductive events: findings from the Australian longitudinal study of women’s health. Abstract

Australian Federation of University Women,

Central Coast, NSW, 25 September 2007

  • Byles J. How can we better manage the health of older women.No abstract available.

Carers NSW Conference: Partnerships for Better Health Outcomes: Carers and professionals working together,

Sydney, NSW, 8 - 9 March 2007

  • Lucke J. How can we help carers to care? An update from the Australian Longitudianl Study on Women's Health. Abstract

Department of Economics Seminar, University of Calgary,

Calgary, Canada, 2 April 2007

  • Salale V, Doiron D, Fiebig D, Savage E & Young A. Family formation and the demand for private health insurance. Abstract

Gerontology Physiotherapy Group 4th Biennial Conference: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference Week,

Cairns, Qld, 4 - 8 October 2007

  • Chiarelli P, Sibbritt D, Miller C & Byles J. Older Women Barriers to Exercise: A longitudinal study of urinary incontinence in Australian women. Abstract

IPSR International Conference: Understanding Health and Population Over Time: Strengthening Capacity in Longitudinal Data Collection and Analysis in Asia and the Pacific Region,

Bangkok, Thailand, 24 - 25 May 2007

  • Byles J & Dobson A. Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Joint New Zealand & Australian Nutrition Societies Conference & Annual Scientific Meeting,

Auckland, New Zealand, 5 - 7 December 2007

  • Mishra G, McNaughton S, Brown W, Ball K, Giles G & Dobson A. Dietary patterns among Australian women at different stages of the life-course. Abstract

Mars and Venus: Does Gender Matter in Ageing, NSW AAG Rural Conference,

Newcastle, NSW, 9 - 10 July 2007

  • Mishra G. Childhood cognitive ability or smoking behaviour: Which better explains the links between lifetime socie-economic conditions and premature adult mortality in men and women in a British post war birth cohort?No abstract available.

Mars and Venus: Does Gender Matter in Ageing, NSW AAG Rural Confernce,

Newcastle, NSW 9 July 2007

  • Dobson A & Byles J. Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's HealthNo abstract available.

Mars and Venus: Does Gener Matter in Ageing, NSW AAG Rural Conference,

Newcastle, NSW, 10 July 2007

  • Dobson A & Byles J. When two studies get hitched: Plans for combined analysis of data from ALWSH and Perth Men's Study.No abstract available.

New Zealand Association of Gerontology Annual Conference,

Hamilton, New Zealand, 14 - 16 November 2007

  • Byles J. Health Ageing and Chronic Disease: Are the two mutually exclusive?No abstract available.

Ngahuru National Nutrition and Physical Activity Public Health Conference,

Rotorua, New Zealand, 23 - 25 May 2007

  • Brown WJ. Trends and changes in physical activity and weight data from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health. Invited keynote speaker, Abstract

NSW HACC & Community Care Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 14 - 15 May 2007

  • Lucke J. Health service needs of older carers: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand,

Melbourne, Vic, 2 April 2007

  • Hure A, Young A, Smith R & Collins C. Is diet quality higher during pregnancy? Abstract

Sixth National Physical Activity Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 13 - 16 October 2007

  • Brown W, Heesch K, Burton N & Blair S. Dose-response relationships between physical activity and health outcomes in women. Abstract
  • Brown WJ. Trends and changes in physical activity in three cohorts of Australian Women 1996-2006. What do prospective data tell us that surveillance data do not? Abstract
  • Heesch K, Byles J, Miller Y & Brown W. Dose-response relationship between physical activity and physical health outcomes. Abstract
  • Burton N., Heesch K & Brown W. Dose-response relationships between physical activity and psychological health outcomes. Abstract

Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology,

Oxford, England, 10 September 2007

  • Rowlands I & Lee C. Psychological Predictors of Miscarriage among Young Australian Women. Abstract

The 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine,

Cairns, Qld, 2 - 6 September 2007

  • Johnston A, Astbury J, Kennedy G & Bruck D. The relationship between socio demographic variables and sleep problems. Abstract
  • Johnston A, Astbury J, Kennedy G & Bruck D. The relationship between sexual assault and sleep problems. Abstract

The 9th National Rural Health Conference,

Albury, NSW, 7 - 10 March 2007

  • Young A, Byles J, Lowe J & Dolja-Gore X. Health care for women with diabetes living in rural areas. Abstract

The Australian Sociological Association / Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand Joint Conference,

Auckland, New Zealand, 4 - 7 December 2007

  • Taylor A. Letters home and postcards from the edge: meaning and relationship in the qualitative analysis of comments from the ALSWH surveys. Abstract

The Joint Scientific Meeting of the AEA and the IEA Western Pacific Region,

Hobart, Tasmania, 27 - 29 August 2007

  • Powers J & Young A. Mental health: what is the effect of heavy drinking? Abstract
  • Dobson A. Missing data.No abstract available.

Understanding Health and Population Over Times: Strengthening Capacity in Longitudinal Data Collection and Analysis In Asia and the Pacific Region,

Bangkok, Thailand, 24 - 25 May 2007

  • Dobson A. Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health Abstract

2006

28th Annual Conference on Time Use Research,

Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 - 18 August 2006

  • Brown P, Cerin E & Warner-Smith P. Using the experience sampling method to compare patterns of time use among working parents in two age cohorts. Abstract

3rd International Conference on Healthy Ageing & Longevity,

Melbourne, Vic, 13 - 15 October 2006

  • Byles J. Fit and Well at 80: Defying the stereotypes of age and illness. Abstract

4th Annual Scientific Conference, Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine,

Auckland, New Zealand, 9 - 11 February 2006

  • McDermott LJ, Owen N & Dobson AJ. Factors associated with late initiation of smoking among Australian women in young adulthood. Abstract

9th Annual World Leisure Congress,

Hangzhou, China, 15 - 24 October 2006

  • Brown P, Cerin E & Warner-Smith P. The Work/Life Tensions’ Project: Exploring experiences of time among dual-earner parents in Australia. Abstract

AAG 40th National Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 21 - 23 November 2006

  • Byles J, Parkinson L, Tavener M, Everingham C, Warner Smith P & Stevenson D. Transforming Retirement: New definitions of life after work.No abstract available.

Australasian Epidemiological Association Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 18 - 19 September 2006

  • Young A & Byles J. Longitudinal patterns and correlates of frequent attendence to general practice among women. Abstract
  • Young A, Lowe, L, Byles J & Dolja-Gore X. Linking health-related databases to study the costs of health care for chronic disease. Abstract
  • Bowe S, Young A & Sibbritt D. Analysing longitudinal changes in health-related quality of life: How do you account for deaths and other missing data? Abstract

Australasian Epidemiology Association Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 18 - 19 September 2006

  • Powers J & Young A Abstinence: Is it bad for you or a case of mistaken identity? Abstract

Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine,

Auckland, New Zealand, February 2006

  • Lee C. Ten years of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

Australian Association of Gerontology Annual NSW Rural Conference,

Tamworth, NSW, 23 - 24 March 2006

  • Parkinson L, Warburton J, Sibbritt D, Byles J & Gibson R. Volunteering and Older Women. Abstract
  • Parkinson L, Byles J, Gibson R & Sibbritt D. Women and arthritis: The burden of suffering for older Australian women. Abstract

Australian Association of gerontology NSW Rural Conference,

Tamworth, NSW, 23 - 24 March 2006

  • Byles J & Penning C. A dementia training resource for staff working in acute care hosptials in NSW. Abstract

Australian Association of Gerontology, NSW Rural Conference,

Tamworth, NSW, 23 - 24 March 2006

  • Byles J, Wheway V & Young A. Annual Health Assessments for the elderly: Measures of uptake of the new service and characteristics of new users.No abstract available.

Australian Diabetes Society Conference,

Gold Coast, Qld, 23 - 25 August 2006

  • Lowe J, Young A, Byles J & Dolja-Gore X. Patterns of care for older women in Australia with diabetes. Abstract

Australian Society for Psychological Research in Diabetes 7th Annual Conference,

Gold Coast, Qld, 21 August 2006

  • Lowe J, Young A, Byles J & Dolja-Gore X. Patterns of care for older women in Australia with diabetes. Abstract

Australians on the Move: Internal Migration in Australia Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia 2006 Annual Symposium,

Canberra, ACT, 20 - 22 November 2006

  • Larson A. The implications of population mobility for social development. Abstract

Dieticians Association of Australia 24th National Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 11 - 13 May 2006

  • Williams L, Germov J, Young A & Wheway V. What practices do Australian women use to prevent weight gain and how well do they work?No abstract available.

Diversity in Ageing. 39th National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology,

Sydney, NSW, 22 - 24 November 2006

  • Parkinson L, Byles J, Gibson R & Sibbritt D. Women and arthritis: Management of arthritis in older Australian women. Abstract

Diversity in Ageing: 39th National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology,

Sydney, NSW, 22 - 24 November 2006

  • Byles J, Millar C, Sibbritt D & Chiarelli P. Incontinence among older women in Australia.No abstract available.
  • Byles J & Pachana N. Social circumstances, social support, ageing and health: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health. Abstract

Diversity in Ageing: 39th National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology,

Sydney, NSW, 22 - 24 November 2006

  • Byles J, Young A, Henry D, Dolja-Gore X, & Parkinson L. Multiple Medicines and the PolyPill: Can one size fit all? Abstract

FIGO Meeting,

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 2006

  • Read CM, Bateson D & Weisberg E. The pregnancy and contraceptive experiences of a cohort of mid-life Australian women. Abstract

International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health,

Atlanta, Georgia, USA, April 2006

  • Heesch K, Brown W & Dobson A. Is physical activity protective against anxiety and depression among older women? Abstract
  • Heesch K, Miller Y & Brown W. Does physical activity protect against arthritis in mid-age and older women? Abstract

International Council on Women’s Health Issues Congress,

Sydney, NSW, 16 November 2006

  • Dobson A. Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health: the outlook for chronic disease. Abstract

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 22nd Annual Meeting,

Hollywood, USA, 5 November 2006

  • Cwikel J & Segal-Engelchin D. How do mothers cope under conditions of chronic stress?No abstract available.

Invited oral presentation at the Jenny Craig Symposium - The role of commercial weight loss programs in obesity management. International Physical Obesity Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 3 - 8 September 2006

  • Brown W. Weight and weight gain in Australian women: understanding the importance of energy balance.No abstract available.

Invited presentation at the International Conference on Sports Marketing,

Hong Kong, 7 - 8 October 2006

  • Brown W. Weight gain data support the case for activation of Australian women.No abstract available.

Invited presentation to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia Workshop Communicating the Gendered Impact of Economic Policies: The Case of Womens Retirement Incomes, University of New South Wales,

Sydney, NSW, 12 - 13 December 2006

  • Warner-Smith P, Byles J, Powers J & Hampson A. Women in their fifties: a lifecourse approach to their world and their wellbeing.No abstract available.

Invited presentation to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia Workshop Communicating the Gendered Impact of Economic Policies: The Case of Womens Retirement Incomes. University of New South Wales,

Sydney, NSW, 12 - 13 December 2006

  • Everingham, C. Three Models of Women’s Retirement.No abstract available.

Invited presentation to the Hawaiian Cancer Prevention Centre,

Hawaii, USA, April 2006

  • Brown W. Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health: Changes in physical activity and weight 1996-2003.No abstract available.

Invited symposium presentation, 10th International Congress on Obesity,

Sydney, NSW, 3 - 8 September 2006

  • Ball K. Psychosocial consequences of obesity. Abstract

Making the most of the Census,

Canberra, ACT, 18 - 19 July 2006

  • Bryson L & Powers J. Researching in a mobile world: Dealing with populations, mobility and longitudinal research in the twenty-first century. Abstract

Mature Australasian Longitudinal Studies of Children and Youth: Celebrating achievements, making connections, planning for the future,

Melbourne, Vic, 21 - 22 August 2006

  • Loxton D & Lucke J. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.

Ninth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine,

Bangkok, Thailand, 29 November - 2 December 2006

  • Miller Y, Hockey R, Dobson A & Brown WJ. Does having a baby make you fatter? Determinants of 7-year weight gain among young women.No abstract available.

Ninth International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Bangkok, Thailand, 29 November - 2 December 2006

  • Hallsworth L, Lee C & Wade T. Life events as predictors of quality of life following breast cancer (POSTER).No abstract available.
  • Miller Y, Hockey R, Dobson A & Brown W. Does having a baby make you fatter? Determinants of 7-year weight gain among young women. Abstract

Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 29 November - 2 December 2006

  • Collins C, Young A & Hodge A. Associations between diet quality, quality of life and Medicare costs in mid-aged women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Abstract
  • Hure A, Young A, Smith R & Collins C A comparison of diet quality in young Australian women according to pregnancy status. Abstract

Oral presentation at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine,

Denver, Colarado USA, 31 May - 3 June 2006

  • Brown W, Hockey R & Dobson A. Physical activity, BMI, and health care costs in mid aged and older Australian women.No abstract available.

Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) - 11th Annual Congress,

Melbourne, Vic, 1 - 4 April 2006

  • Hure A, Young A, Smith R, & Collins C. Is diet quality higher during pregnancy? Abstract

Poster presentation at the US Centers for Disease Control international conference on Physical Activity and Health,

Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 17 - 20 April 2006

  • Brown W, Burton N, Spalleck M & Trost S. Sharing an anniversary: Physical activity and the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health.No abstract available.

Symposium contribution for the Physical Activity and Obesity Satellite Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 31 August – 2 September 2006

  • Brown W. Longitudinal epidemiological data on physical activity, obesity, and health: Australia.No abstract available.

The Ninth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine

Bangkok, Thailand, 29 November - 2 December 2006

  • Heesch K, Byles J & Brown W. Does physical activity decrease the risk of falls in Older women? (POSTER) Abstract

The Ninth International congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Bangkok, Thailand, 29 November - 2 December 2006

  • Brown W. Physical activity and health in women, presenting the evidence. Symposium contribution : Physical activity and health in women: Measurement and interventions.No abstract available.
  • O'Dwyer S, Miller Y & Brown W. Physical activity and memory complaints in older women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.No abstract available.
  • Heesch K, Byles J & Brown W. Does physical activity decrease the risk of falls in older women?No abstract available.

Work/Life Balance: Challenges and Solutions Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 20 November 2006

  • Brown P. How employees experience and manage time.No abstract available.

World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress,

Sydney, NSW, 25 - 28 July 2006

  • Mehraban H, Mackenzie & Byles J. The development of a self-report version of the Home falls and Accident Screen Tool (HOME FAST). (poster presentation)No abstract available.

2005

11th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference: Making a difference,

Canberra, ACT, 17 - 18 August 2005

  • Lee C, France C & Powers J. Correlates of stability and change in depression among young Australian women. Abstract

14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association,

Newcastle, NSW, 6 - 7 October 2005

  • Powers JR & Young AF. Long-term effects of alcohol on the health of mid-age women. Abstract
  • Young A, Warner-Smith P & Jones P. Specialist consultations by women in 1997-2003: Lower use in rural areas and at what cost. Abstract
  • Furuya H, Young A, Powers J & Byles J. Comparing analytical methods for longitudinal quality of life data with drop-out: A case study. Abstract
  • Byles J, Wheway V & Young A. Annual Health Assessments for the elderly: Measures of uptake of the new service and characteristics of new users. Abstract
  • Bowe S, Young A, Sibritt D & Furuya H. Transforming the SF-36 to account for death in longitudinal studies: Does length of time between surveys and cohort composition matter? Abstract
  • MacDonald-Wicks L, Collins C, Williams L, Young AF, Wheway V & Russell A. The effect of energy cut-off points on reporting dietary outcomes from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (FFQ Group). Abstract
  • Collins C, Young A & Hodge A. Associations between diet and health service utilisation in mid-aged women in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s health. Abstract
  • Loxton D, Powers J, Schofield M & Hussain R. Gynaecological health among mid-aged women who have experienced partner violence. Abstract

15th National Australia Health Promotion Conference,

Canberra, ACT, March 2005

  • Brown W, Ford J, Ball K & Williams L. Prevention of weight gain: Which behaviours should we target?No abstract available.

17th International Epidemiology Association World Congress of Epidemiology,

Bangkok, Thailand, 21 - 25 August 2005

  • Kelaher M & Dobson S. Relationship between alcohol and drug use and unemployment among young Australian women. Abstract
  • Dobson A & Ford J. Risk factors for ‘early’ death among elderly women: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

2nd International Conference on Health Ageing and Longevity,

Brisbane, Qld, 18 - 20 March 2005

  • Dobson AJ & Ford J. Risk factors for ‘early’ death among elderly women: Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

2nd International Conference on Movement Dysfunction,

Edinburgh, UK, 23 - 25 September 2005

  • Smith M, Russell A & Hodges PW. Disorders of breathing and continence have a stronger association with back pain than obesity and physical activity. Abstract
  • Smith M, Russell A & Hodges PW. Is back pain more common during pregnancy? Abstract

36th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference,

Perth, WA, September 2005

  • Young A, Matthews S, Clemens C & Donath S. Changes in short term risky drinking among women: Factors that influence change. Abstract

3rd Australian Tobacco Control Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 23 - 25 November 2005

  • McDermott L, Owen N & Dobson A. Descriptive Epidemiology of Cigarette smoking among young women in young adulthood.No abstract available.

4th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity,

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 16 - 18 June 2005

  • Brown WJ, Williams L, Ford JH, Ball K & Dobson AJ. Identifying the ‘energy gap’: Magnitude and determinants of 5 year weight gain in mid-age women. Abstract
  • Williams L, Brown W & Young A. Effects of dietary intake and physical activity on weight gain in menopausal women: A substudy of the Women’s Health Australia project. Abstract

5th Australian Women’s Health Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 20 - 22 April 2005

  • Byles J & Feldman S. Older widow’s lives. Symposium on Lessons for Gendered Policy: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract
  • Loxton D, Warner-Smith P & Ford J. Mid-age women consider retirement. Symposium on Lessons for Gendered Policy: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract
  • Lloyd B. The ‘right’ balance: Young women juggle work and motherhood. Symposium on Lessons for Gendered Policy, Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Bryson L. Participant. Plenary on the Politics of Women’s Health.No abstract available.
  • Bryson L. Gender, health and evidence-based policy. Symposium on Gender equity in health policy. Abstract

5th National Physical Activity Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, October 2005

  • Brown WJ. Upsetting the energy balance: What causes weight gain in Australian women? Abstract

8th National Rural Health Conference,

Alice Springs, NT, 10 - 13 March 2005

  • Young A, Warner-Smith P & Byles J. Nine years down the track: Has access to health services changed for women in rural Australia? Abstract

Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, November 2005

  • Clemens S, Matthews S, Young A & Powers J. Stability and change in Women’s alcohol consumption. Abstract

Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales,

Sydney, NSW, 20 - 22 July 2005

  • Warner-Smith P. ‘Who knows when I can retire!’ Middle-aged women consider retirement. Abstract
  • Lloyd, B. The work-family juggle and social and emotional well-being: An exploratory study of young Australian women. Abstract

British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of York,

York, UK, 21 - 23 March 2005

  • Everingham C, Stevenson D & Warner-Smith P. ‘Things are getting better all the time’? Challenging the narrative of women’s progress from a generational perspective. Abstract

Canadian Physiotherapy Association – Orthopaedic Division Symposium,

London, Canada, 28 - 30 October 2005

  • Smith M, Russell A & Hodges PW. Incontinence and breathing disorders are associated with development of back pain. Abstract

Connexions Conference: Think About the Links, Violence, Abuse and Neglect,

Central Coast, NSW, December 2005

  • Loxton D. Partner violence and mid-aged women's health. Abstract

Dieticians Association of Australia 23rd National Conference,

Perth, WA, 25 - 29 May 2005

  • Collins C, Hodge A & Young A. Are you what you eat? Associations between diet quality and health utilisation in mid-aged women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Founding Conference of the International Centre for Work and Family (ICWF), University of Navarra,

Barcelona, Spain, 17 - 19 July 2005

  • Brown P, Warner-Smith P & Cerin E. The Work/Life Tensions’ Project: Exploring experiences of time among dual-earner parents in Australia.No abstract available.

International Association of Time Use Research Annual Conference,

Halifax, NS, Canada, 2 - 4 November 2005

  • Warner-Smith P & Brown P. ‘Tuesdays they’re with my mother-in-law’: Grandparents’ contribution to informal childcare in Australia. Abstract
  • Brown P, Warner-Smith P & Cerin E. Using the experience sampling method to investigate experiences of time among dual earner parents in Australia. Abstract

International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm,

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 20 - 24 March 2005

  • Matthews S, Clemens S & Donath S. Changes in short term risky drinking and factors that influence change among two cohorts of Australian women. Abstract

Invited keynote address, Carers NSW Inaugural Professional Conference - Shifting paradigms in health care: Leading practice in carer support,

Sydney, NSW, 24 - 25 February 2005

  • Lee C. Caregiving and women's health: The big picture. Abstract

MRC Biostatistics Unit Multiple Imputation Workshop,

Cambridge, UK, 12 - 13 April 2005

  • Mishra G & Dobson A. Multiple imputation for body mass index: Lessons from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Sports Medicine Australia National Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 16 - 19 October 2005

  • Brown W. Upsetting the energy balance equation: What causes weight gain in Australian women? Abstract

Symposium on Reproductive and Sexual Health Rights at the 5th Australian Women’s Health Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 20 - 22 April 2005

  • Taft A, Lumley J & Watson L. Socio-economic factors associated with abortion in Australia: Implications for sexual and reproductive health policy for young Australian women. Abstract

Symposium on the Future Direction of Alcohol Research In Japan: Workshop of Japanese Society for Biomedical Research on Alcohol,

Tokyo, Japan, 3 - 4 March 2005

  • Furuya H, Byles J & Young A. Does moderate alcohol consumption lead to excessive disability or poorer health in elders?No abstract available.

Symposium on Violence against Women and Mental Health at the 5th Australian Women’s Health Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 20 - 22 April 2005

  • Loxton D, Schofield M & Hussain R. Factors that mediate the relationship between intimate partner violence and mental health among mid-aged Australian women. Abstract
  • Taft A, Watson L & Lee C. Health and experiences of violence among young Australian women: Socio-economic factors, aspirations and other associations. Abstract
  • Parker, G. Investigating the relationships among abuse experience, emotional health, and personal empowerment for Australian mid-aged women. Abstract

Symposium on Women’s Health at the 8th National Rural Health Association Conference,

Alice Springs, NT, 10 - 13 March 2005

  • Loxton D. From the smallness of the community comes the strength of the community: Sole mothering in rural and remote Australia. Abstract
  • Warner-Smith P. Gender, generation and geography: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health on the health and wellbeing of women at different lifestages. Abstract
  • Byles J. Landscapes of healthy ageing: Older women across urban, rural and remote Australia. Abstract

TASA (The Australian Sociological Association) Conference,

Hobart, Tas, 6 - 8 December 2005

  • Fray L. Children’s structured leisure activities: Changes over three generations. Abstract
  • Mooney R*, Warner-Smith P & Taylor A. The right time to have children: Reproductive Decision-making among young Australian women. Abstract

Victorian Premiers Summit on Women,

Geelong, Vic, August 2005

  • Loxton D, Warner-Smith P, Powers J & Hampson A. Retirement intentions and expectations of mid-aged women. Abstract

Womens Health NSW Conference,

Newcastle, NSW, November 2005

  • Loxton D. Gynecological and breast health and partner violence: Preventative healthcare.No abstract available.

World Congress on Pain,

Sydney, NSW, 21 - 26 August 2005

  • Smith M, Russell A & Hodges PW. Incontinence and breathing disorders are associated with development of back pain. Abstract

2004

10th Annual National Health Outcomes Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 15 - 16 September 2004

  • Lee C. Family caregiving: How does movement into and out of family caring roles affect women’s health? Abstract

37th National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology,

Melbourne, Vic, 17 - 19 November 2004

  • Koloski NA, Smith N, Pachana N & Dobson A. Is mixed anxiety-depression a common feature of older women? Abstract
  • Byles J, Warner-Smith P, Everingham C, Stevenson D, Parkinson L & Young A. Women consider retirement: A critical investigation of attitudes towards work and retirement in three generations of Australian women. Abstract
  • Byles J, Furuya H, Young A & Parkinson L. A drink to your health: Behaviours, benefits, and risks of alcohol use among older women. Abstract

8th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Mainz, Germany, 25 - 29 August 2004

  • Lee C, Mishra G & Kuh D. Country of birth, country of residence and menopausal transitions and symptoms: British Birth Cohort and Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Academy of Social Sciences in Australia workshop,

Brisbane, Qld, 1 - 2 July 2004

  • Warner-Smith P, Everingham C & Ford J.. Women consider retirement: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Australian & New Zealand Society of Behavioural Medicine Conference,

Christchurch, New Zealand 12 - 14 February 2004

  • Lee C & Smith N. Predictors and correlates of mental health in a population sample of Australian women. Abstract

Australian Population Association Annual Conference, Australian National University,

Canberra, ACT, 15 - 17 September 2004

  • Bryson L & Powers J. Using population data for longitudinal research: some possibilities and problems. Abstract

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) Workshop : Women taking action locally and globally, University of New South Wales,

Sydney, NSW, 17 - 19 June 2004

  • Bryson L, Byles J, Loxton, D & Warner-Smith P. Implications of social diversity for women’s health: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

International Association for Time Use Research Annual Conference,

Rome, Italy, 27 - 29 October 2004

  • Warner-Smith P & Brown P. Managing work-life tensions in dual-earner families in Australia. Abstract
  • Ironmonger D, Soupourmas F, Brown P & Warner-Smith P. Testing the Practicality of a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Questionnaire vs. a Beeper and Booklet (B&B) Questionnaire in a Random-Time Experience-Sampling Method (RTES) Context. Abstract
  • Brown P & Warner-Smith P. The Taylorisation of family time: An effective strategy in the struggle to ‘manage’ work and life? Abstract

International Biometric Conference/Australian Statistical Conference,

Cairns, Qld, 11 - 16 July 2004

  • Young AF & Powers JR. Lost but not forgotten: adjusting for attrition in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health 1996-2003. Abstract

Keynote address, Annual Australian Psychological Society Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 29 September – 3 October 2004

  • Lee C. Public Health Psychology: The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

National Lesbian Health Conference,

Chicago, USA, 19 - 22 May 2004

  • Dyson S, McNair R, Stewart L, Hillier L, Horsley P, Kavanagh A, Mitchell A & Pitts M. Comparing mental health indicators and health service usage of young lesbian and bisexual women with heterosexual women. Abstract

Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand 8th Annual Congress,

Sydney, NSW, 15 - 18 March 2004

  • Watson L, Taft A & Lee C. Association between age of occurrence of reproductive events and violence against young women: A cohort analysis. Abstract
  • Taft A, Watson L & Lee C. Violence against young Australian women and adverse pregnancy and mental health outcomes: Abstract

The L Word in Health – Lesbian Health Research Forum, Royal Women’s Hospital,

Melbourne, Vic, 9 September 2004

  • Kavanagh A. Women’s Health Australia – mental health for young and mid aged. Abstract

Third Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe,

Bristol, UK, 22 September 2004

  • Young A, Powers J & Dobson A. Lost and Found: A study of the patterns and correlates of attrition and resumed participation in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Abstract

2003

20th Annual research conference: Academy of Health Services Research and Health Policy,

Nashville, USA, 27 - 29 June 2003

  • Kelaher, M. Unemployment, contraceptive behaviour and reproductive outcomes among young Australian women. Abstract

35th Annual Public Health Association of Australia Conference: Essentials, Differentials and Potentials in Health,

Brisbane, Qld, 28 September - 1 October 2003

  • McDermott L. The role of life-stage transitions in smoking behaviour among young women.No abstract available.
  • Dobson A. Tobacco and Health Differentials: where should prevention be targeted?No abstract available.

36th Annual Australasian Association of Gerontology Conference,

Hobart, Tas, 12 November 2003

  • Dobson A, Smith N & Pachana NA. Some problems with life event scores and health outcomes. Abstract

7th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology,

Tokyo, Japan, 24 - 28 November 2003

  • Byles J. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

7th National Rural Conference,

Hobart, Tas, 1 - 4 March 2003

  • Lee C. What Women’s Health Australia can tell us about women’s well-being in the bush. Abstract
  • Warner-Smith P & Brown P. ‘It’s time to play a bit’: Mid-age rural women’s leisure and wellbeing. Abstract
  • Loxton D, Hussain R & Schofield M. Women’s experiences of domestic abuse in rural and remote Australia. Abstract
  • Outram S. Midlife women’s experiences of seeking help for psychological distress in rural Australia: An overview. Abstract

American Public Health Association Conference,

San Francisco, USA, 15 - 19 November 2003

  • McNair R, Kavanagh A, Hillier L, deVisser R & Tong B. Substance use and mental health issues of young lesbian and bisexual women compared with heterosexual women in a population-based Australian Study. Abstract

Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Meeting 2003, University of Western Australia,

Perth, WA, 22 - 23 September 2003

  • Young AF, Powers JR & Bell SL. Attrition in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health: a comparison of three age cohorts. Abstract
  • Watson LF, Taft A, Lee C & Powers J. Analysing a survey data set where there are many associations of interest – how to economise in a modelling bonanza. Abstract

Australian Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference,

Noosa, Qld, 15 - 17 August 2003

  • McNair RP. The health of young lesbians in Australia.No abstract available.

Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health 2003 Research Meeting Series, University of Queensland,

Brisbane, Qld, 6 November 2003

  • Smith N. Predictors of change in mental health in mid-aged women in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Dietitians Association of Australia 21st National Conference,Evolution, Evidence, Enterprise

Cairns, Qld, 8 - 10 May 2003

  • Williams L, Brown W & Young A. Weight gain in mid-aged women: The Women’s Health Australia study. Abstract

Emerging issues in pregnancy care: tackling violence and depression: Evidence, dilemmas and solutions

La Trobe University Melbourne, Vic, 25 June 2003

  • Taft A. Abuse and young Australian women’s reproductive health outcomes – emerging data from the Australian Women’s Longitudinal Health Study: what are the implications?No abstract available.

Flinders University School of Psychology Colloquium program,

Adelaide, SA, 6 June 2003

  • Miller-Lewis L. Psychosocial risk factors for late-adolescent pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy risk-taking: Evidence from Women’s Health Australia.No abstract available.

Hunter Chapter of the Australian Association of Gerontology: Dick Gibson Oration,

Warners Bay, NSW, 18 September 2003

  • Byles J. Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Inaugural Queensland Conference of the Australian Health Promotion Association,

Mackay, Qld, August 2003

  • Brown WJ. Reducing risks and big fat lies: global and local perspectives on weighty issues.No abstract available.

International Network: Towards Unity for Health Conference,

Newcastle, NSW, 11 - 15 October 2003

  • Warner-Smith P, Young A & Powers J. The Big Picture: The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

Keynote, Australasian Conference on Behavioural Health and Medicine,

Brisbane, Qld, 13 - 15 February 2003

  • Brown WJ. Reducing Risks and Big Fat Lies: global and local perspectives on weighty issues. Abstract

Lesbian Health Research Seminar, Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University,

Melbourne, Vic, 15 June 2003

  • Hillier L & Kavanagh A. Substance use and mental health and health service usage among non-heterosexual young women in Women’s Health Australia.No abstract available.

National Nursing Network Against Violence, 21st International Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 20 - 22 June 2003

  • Taft A, Small R, Hegarty K, Lumley J, Watson L with Women’s Health West. Evaluating interventions for women experiencing intimate partner abuse: challenges in the development of a randomised community intervention trial. The story of the mosaic (mothers advocates in the community project). Abstract

Office of the Status of Women Conference: Australian Women Speak,

Canberra, ACT, 30 March - 1 April 2003

  • Warner-Smith P. Women’s Health Australia: What Can the Big Picture Tell Us About the Context of Women’s Lives?No abstract available.

Regional Women’s Health Conference 2003: ‘Responding to the Evidence’,

Bendigo, Vic, 3 - 4 March 2003

  • Bryson L. Australian Longitudinal Women’s Health Study – selected findings and relevance to rural and regional women. Abstract
  • Bryson L. The Women’s Health Australia project and issues of motherhood. Abstract

Research Centre for Gender and Health Monthly Seminar Series, The University of Newcastle,

Newcastle, NSW, 10 June 2003

  • Lee C. Mental health in the Women’s Health Australia cohort.No abstract available.

Research in Practice: Breaking the Barriers: 3rd Annual PHC Research Conference,

Corlette, NSW, 14 - 15 November 2003

  • Warner-Smith P, Young A & Powers J. Questionnaire Design.No abstract available.

School of Population Health 2003 Research Higher Degree Students Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 13 November 2003

  • Smith N, Lee C & Dobson A. Predictors of Change in Mental Health in Mid-age women: the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract

The Dynamic Processes in Ageing: Dynamic relationships among cognative, social, biological, health and economic factors in ageing

The Australian National University,Canberra, ACT, 22 - 23 September 2003

  • Dobson A. Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health: Tracking ageing in Australia.No abstract available.

The Dynamic Processes in Ageing: Dynamic relationships among cognative, social, biological, health and economic factors in ageing, The Australian National University,

Canberra, ACT, 22 - 23 September 2003

  • Pachana N, Smith N & the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health research team. Changes in social support and mental health: data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Abstract
  • Brown W & the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health research team. Healthy Activity, Healthy Weight, Healthy Women. Abstract

Working with the Growing Edge

University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 29 September 2003

  • France C. Depression among young and mid-aged Australian women: who is most at risk and how do they cope? Abstract

2002

11th Biennial Conference of the Australian Population Association,

Sydney, NSW, 2 - 4 October 2002

  • Larson A, Bell M & Young A. Relation between mobility and women's health. Abstract

16th Australian Statistical Conference Statistical Society of Australia Inc,

Canberra, ACT, 7 - 12 July 2002

  • Dobson AJ. Methodological problems with longitudinal studies: questions from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Abstract
  • Young AF & Dobson AJ. Current challenges in the measurement and analysis of health outcomes in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health. Abstract

34th Annual Public Health Association of Australia Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 29 September – 2 October 2002

  • Guillemin M & Brown W. Mid-age women, heart disease and risk. Abstract

7th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Helsinki, Finland, 28 - 31 August 2002

  • Young A. How can longitudinal data inform diabetes prevention strategies?: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health. Abstract
  • Ball K, Brown W & Crawford. Who does not gain weight? Abstract

8th Annual National Conference: International Health Outcomes Conference 2002

Canberra, ACT, 17 - 18 July 2002

  • Lee C. Women's Health Australia, seven years on: contributions to the evidence base for health outcome policy and practice. Abstract

8th Annual National Conference: International Health Outcomes Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 17 - 18 July 2002

  • Brown W, Miller Y, Chiarelli P & Lee C. Women's waterworks: evidence base for the development of continence management programmes in Australia. Abstract
  • Young A, Byles J & Lowe J. Keeping diabetes under control: Using record linkage to evaluate health care and health outcomes for women with diabetes. Abstract
  • Byles J & Harris M. A good night's sleep: sleeping difficulty and sleeping medication use among older Australian women. Abstract

9th World Congress on Clinical Nutrition,

London, England, 24 - 26 June 2002

  • Paterson AJ, Brown WJ, Roberts DCK & Seldon MR. Dietary treatment of iron deficiency in women of childbearing age. Abstract
  • Paterson AJ, Young, AF Powers JR, Brown WJ & Byles JE. Relationships between nutrition screening checklists and the health and wellbeing of older Australian women. Abstract

APS Psychologists: ‘Good Thinking’, APS College of Health Psychologists – QLD Branch,

Kelvin Grove, Qld, 19 July 2002

  • Dobson, A. Some methodological issues from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.No abstract available.

Australasian Epidemiological Association Conference,

Wellington, New Zealand, 5 - 6 September 2002

  • Powers JR, Young AF, Russell A & Pachana NA. Who has missing data? Implications of non-response of older Australian women to the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale. Abstract

Australasian Society for Study of Obesity,

Melbourne, Vic, 25 - 29 November 2002

  • Ball K, Brown W & Crawford D. Who does not gain weight? Prevalence and predictors of weight maintenance among young women. Abstract

Australian Association for Social Research Annual Conference,

Blue Mountains, NSW, 1 - 4 October 2002

  • Parker G. Disciplinary collisions or complementary relationships: widening the methodological frame on gendered abuse research. Abstract

Australian Centre for Tropical Health and Nutrition and Australasian College of Tropical Medicine 2002 Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 2 - 6 July 2002

  • Hollingworth SA, Russell A & Dobson A. Contraceptive behaviour of young women in Australia – Women’s Health Australia project. Abstract

Australian Health and Medical Research Congress,

Melbourne, Vic, 25 - 29 November 2002

  • Williams L, Brown W & Young A. Weight gain in mid-aged women: the Women’s Health Australia study. Abstract

Health in Difference- National Gay, lesbian transgender and bisexual health conference,

Sydney, NSW, 1 November 2002

  • Hillier L, McNair R, Horsley P, DeVisser R, Kavanagh A & Pitts M. Substance use and emotional health issues of young lesbians and bisexual women: Results from the Women’s Health Australia study. Abstract

International Association for Time Use Research Conference 2002

Lisbon, Portugal, 16 - 18 October 2002

  • Brown P & Warner-Smith P. Temporal dimensions of well-being among young, middle-aged and older women in Australia. Abstract

International Time Use Conference,

Ontario, Canada, 22 - 24 March 2002

  • Brown P & Warner-Smith P. Associations between time pressure, satisfaction with leisure and health. A review of selected findings from the Women’s Health Australia project. Abstract
  • Bittman M, Bryson L & Janssen C. Is the time pressure of being a working mother bad for your health? Abstract
  • Warner-Smith P, Mishra G & Brown P. Women’s wellbeing and their satisfaction with hours of paid work. Abstract

National Medicine Symposium,

Canberra, ACT, 21 - 22 March 2002

  • Byles J. Older women’s use of sleeping medications. Abstract

Ninth Annual New Zealand Health Psychology Conference,

Auckland, New Zealand, 18 - 20 February 2002

  • Lee C. Effects of physical activity on emotional well-being among older women: analysis from Women’s Health Australia. Abstract

Public seminar, Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University,

Melbourne, Vic, 4 December 2002

  • Horsley P & McNair R. Issues of substance use, mental health and health service usage among non-heterosexual young women in Women’s Health Australia.No abstract available.

Queensland University of Technology, Eighth International Health Summer School,

Kelvin Grove, Qld, 20 - 22 November 2002

  • Dobson A, Ball K & Mishra G. Measurement of socio-economic status for women in different generations and its relationships to health: Contributions from the Australian longitudinal study on women's health. Abstract

The 13th International Congress on Women’s Health,

Seoul, Korea, 26 - 29 June 2002

  • Lee C. Research into practice: experiences from Women's Health Australia. Abstract

The First Australasian Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 24 - 26 June 2002

  • Brown WJ. Physical activity and women: news, views and progress. Abstract

Women’s Health Victoria Forum,

Melbourne, Vic, 3 June 2002

  • Bryson L. Women’s Health Australia – Selected results and implications.No abstract available.

2001

15th European Health Psychology Conference,

St Andrews, Scotland, 6 - 9 September 2001

  • Lee C & Powers J. Social roles, health and well-being in three generations of Australian women. Abstract

17th World Congress of the International Association of Gerontology,

Vancouver, Canada, 1 - 6 July 2001

  • Schofield MJ & Mishra GD. Vulnerability to elder abuse: predicting health outcomes among older Australian women. Abstract
  • Byles J, Feldman S & Mishra G. A longitudinal study of older Australian women as widows. Abstract

25th Congress of the Medical Womens International Association,

Sydney, NSW, 19 - 22 April 2001

  • Lee C & Young A. Women’s Health Australia. Abstract

33rd Annual Public Health Association of Australia Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 23 - 26 September 2001

  • Byles J. Older women’s use of sleeping medications. Abstract
  • Byles J, Outram S, Parker G, Williams L & Milne L. Qualitative and quantitative research methods in the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health: interaction and integration. Abstract

4th Australian Women’s Health Network Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 19 - 21 February, 2001

  • Graham M, Keleher H, James E & Byles J. Satisfaction with the outcomes of hysterectomy. Abstract

5th Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies Biennial Conference,

Perth, WA, 2 - 4 July 2001

  • Brown P & Warner-Smith P. Mothers and daughters – exploring generational differences in women’s attitudes to leisure and time. Abstract
  • Warner-Smith P & Brown P. The town dictates what I do: the leisure and well being of rural mid age women. Abstract

6th National Rural Health Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 4 - 7 March 2001

  • Warner-Smith P & Lee C. Young rural women: life choices, aspirations, and well-being. Abstract
  • Young A, Dobson A & Byles J. Access to health services in urban and rural Australia: a level playing field? Abstract
  • Lee C. Women’s Health Australia. Abstract
  • Young A & Byles J. A sense of belonging: how do you measure it and does it matter? Abstract

Annual European Royal Statistical Society Meeting,

Belgium, 16 February 2001

  • Mishra G, Dobson A & Richardson K. Multiple imputation for Body Mass Index: sensitivity analysis from the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health. Abstract

Australian Association of Gerontology Rural Conference, Showcasing the hunter and beyond

Morpeth, NSW, 16 February 2001

  • Byles JE, Harris MA, Mishra G & Nair K. Older women's use of sleeping medications. Abstract

Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Associations National Conference,

Tewantin, Qld, 7 - 9 September 2001

  • Strodl E, Kenardy J & Aroney C. Prediction of the new diagnosis of CHD in elderly women: a prospective study using psychosocial and non-psychosocial risk factors. Abstract

Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport,

Perth, WA, 24 - 27 October 2001

  • Brown W. The road less travelled - exercise and public health research for women. Abstract

Australian Diabetes Society/Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADS-ADEA) Annual Scientific Meeting,

Gold Coast, Qld, 12 - 14 September 2001

  • Young A, Lowe J, Patterson A & Byles J. The burden of diabetes: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health. Abstract

Australian Epidemiological Association. 10th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Sydney, NSW, 27 - 28 September 2001

  • Powers J, Mishra G & Young A. Effects of mode of administration on self-rated health in the mid-age cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health. Abstract
  • Young A, Lowe J, Patterson A & Byles J. Using record linkage in the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health to study the impact of diabetes. Abstract

British Sociological Association Conference,

Manchester, United Kingdom, 9 - 12 April 2001

  • Wicks D, Mishra G & Milne L. Young women, work and inequality: is it what they want or what they get? An Australian contribution to research on women and workforce participation. Abstract

Combined Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs and National Methadone Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 28 - 31 October 2001

  • Jonas H, Hamilton M & Brown W. Measuring variable drinking patterns in young Australian women. Abstract

Cooper Institute Scientific Conference,

Dallas, USA, 4 - 6 October 2001

  • Brown WJ, Trost SG & Miller YD. Life transitions and changing physical activity patterns in young women. Innovative approaches to understanding and influencing physical activity. Abstract

David Wallace Address to Australian Association of Gerontology 2001 National Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 7 September 2001

  • Bryson L. Ageing and progress.No abstract available.

General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 31 May – 1 June 2001

  • Brown WJ, MacDonald M & Hanratty AM. Primary health care research capacity building: translating research into practice using results from the WHA study.No abstract available.

Invited address to the National Sport and Pregnancy Forum (Australian Sports Commission),

Sydney, NSW, 1 August 2001

  • Brown WJ. The benefits of physical activity during pregnancy. Abstract

Joint Conference of the International Epidemiological Association and the Society for Social Medicine,

Oxford, United Kingdom, 12 - 15 September 2001

  • Guillemin M & Brown WJ. Understanding risk: mid-age women and heart disease. Abstract

National Benchmarking Group Meeting – Women’s Hospitals Australasia,

Sydney, NSW, 17 May 2001

  • Young A. Women’s Health Australia: The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health. Abstract

Tenth Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity,

Gold Coast, Qld, 8 - 9 September 2001

  • Brown WJ & Trost SG. Socio-economic status, physical activity and obesity - does one size fit all? Abstract
  • Kenardy J & Brown WJ. Adult lifetime weight variation and association with physical and mental health in mid-aged women.No abstract available.
  • Williams L, Young A & Brown W. How eating influences weight gain in mid-aged women. Abstract

The Australian sociological association 2001 Annual conference

Sydney, NSW, 12 - 14 December 2001

  • Parker G. Relationships and abused mid-age women. Abstract
  • Bryson L, Parker G & Warner-Smith P. Healthy relationships? The health of young, mid age, and older women, and their relationships with others. Abstract
  • Lee C, Young A & Bryson L. Workshop: Methodological issues in the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health. Abstract

Women & Psychology Interest Group 2001 Annual Conference,

Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia 30 November - 2 December 2001

  • Bell S & Lee C. Development of the perceived stress questionnaire for young women. Abstract

2000

15th Australian Statistical Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 3 - 7 July 2000

  • Young AF, Dobson AJ & Byles JE. Statistical modelling of psychosocial theory: can we speak the same language? Abstract
  • Young AF, Dobson AJ & Byles JE. Health services research using linked records - who consents and what is the gain? Abstract

24th Annual Scientific Meeting of Nutrition Society of Australia,

Fremantle, WA, 3 - 6 December 2000

  • Patterson AJ, Brown WJ & Roberts DCK. Iron deficiency and morbidity in Australian women: Effects On General Health And Fatigue. Abstract

6th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Brisbane, Qld, 15 - 18 November 2000

  • Ball K. Relationships among psychological stress, coping and disordered eating in young women. Abstract
  • Lee C. Women's Health Australia: strategies for maintaining cohorts in longitudinal research. Abstract
  • Brown WJ, Dobson AJ & Mishra GD. Changes in health during the menopausal transition. Abstract
  • Miller YD, Brown WJ & Chiarelli P. Urinary incontinence in Australian women: barriers to and outcomes of help-seeking behaviours. Abstract

7th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 24 - 26 July 2000

  • Warner-Smith P, Mishra GD & Dobson AJ. Marriage, income and women's health. Abstract
  • Lee C, Young AF, Byles JE & Warner-Smith P. Women's Health Australia: healthy women, healthy families. Abstract

Australian Population Association Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 29 November 2000

  • Bryson L. Women, fertility and the new economy. Abstract

Dietitians Association of Australia Annual Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 19 - 21 May 2000

  • Williams L & Brown W. How do women explain weight change at menopause. Abstract

Family and Community Services Panel Data and Policy Conference,

Canberra, ACT, 1 - 3 May 2000

  • Dobson A, Lee C, Brown W, Byles J, Young A & Warner-Smith P. Women's Health Australia.Family and community services Abstract

International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education and Sports Medicine Australia. Pre-Olympic Congress,

Brisbane, Qld, 7 - 13 September 2000

  • Brown W & Bauman AE. Misclassification biases in assessing population levels of physical activity using two measures of energy expenditure. Abstract

Menopause at the Millennium: The New and The Natural. Australasian Menopause Society: 4th Annual Congress,

Adelaide, SA, 5 - 7 November 2000

  • Guillemin M & Brown W. Menopausal women and cardiovascular disease: understanding risks and prevention. Abstract

Population, Gender and Reproductive Health: The Motherhood Questions,

Adelaide, SA, 10 - 11 February 2000

  • Bryson L. Motherhood In the new millenium: Policy implications of recent social change. Abstract
  • Warner-Smith P & Imbruglia C. Child care and the health and well-being of young mothers. Abstract

Proceedings of Australia’s Science Future: Australian Academy of Science,

Canberra, ACT, 3 - 4 May 2000

  • Byles JE. Research for an older healthier Australia. Abstract

1999

31st Annual Public Health Association Conference,

Darwin, NT, 26 - 29 September 1999

  • Brown W & Powers J. Managing a large population-based cohort study. Abstract
  • Brown WJ & Dobson AJ. Women's Health Australia: Update on the progress of the main cohort studies. Abstract
  • Rutnam R. Living with the disadvantage of long term illness or disability – a comparison of some characteristics of the older women’s cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study Of Women’s Health. Abstract
  • Graham M. Four women's experiences: A longitudinal study of women with menstrual symptoms, treatments tried, hysterectomy and satisfaction with outcomes - a substudy of the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health. Abstract
  • Powers J & Dobson AJ. Factors related to the health of Australian women aged 45-50. Abstract

Aged Care Australia & Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 5 - 8 September 1999

  • Goodger B, Byles J, Mishra G & Higginbotham N. Social support: A three year longitudinal study of older Australian women. Abstract

Alcohol and Gender in Europe: Trends, Patterns and problems,

Berlin, Germany, 24 - 26 March 1999

  • Jonas HA & Brown WJ. Alcohol consumption patterns in Australian women: Influences of lifestyle, physical health and emotional well-being. Abstract

Child care and me: Child care in 2010,

Adelaide, SA, 28 July 1999

  • Bryson L & Warner-Smith P. Employment and women's health into the third millennium: A case for good accessible child care. Abstract

Health for all: Primary Health Care Research & Evaluation in the 21st Century,

Adelaide, SA, 30 June - 1 July 1999

  • Bryson L. Three generations of women's health in the new millenium. Abstract

International Menopause Society Congress,

Cairns, Qld, 27 - 30 June 1999

  • Williams L & Brown W. How do women explain weight change at menopause. Abstract

Second International Interdisciplinary Conference on Women and Health,

Edinburgh, Scotland, 12 - 14 July 1999

  • Brown W. Symposium: The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health. Abstract
  • Patterson A, Brown W & Roberts D. Will eating steak and spinach make Olive's iron status the same as Popeye's? Abstract
  • Brown W. Workshop: Determining priorities for women’s health promotion. Abstract
  • Bryson L & Warner-Smith P. Hours of work and women's health. Abstract
  • Young AF, Byles J & Dobson AJ. Determinants of general practitioner utilisation among women in Australia. Abstract
  • Ball K & Lee C. Stress, disordered eating and psychological distress in young Australian women. Abstract
  • Brown W, Mishra G & Dobson AJ. Healthy weight and exercise. Abstract
  • Brown P & Brown W. Women working at leisure: juggling time in the interests of good health. Abstract

Society of Behavioural Medicine 20th Annual Conference,

San Diego, USA, 3 - 6 March 1999

  • Lee C, Brown WJ, Mishra G & Bauman A. Physical activity among three age cohorts of Australian Women: Relationship with well-being and symptoms. Abstract

1998

30th Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of Australia,

Hobart, Tas, 13 - 16 September 1998

  • Chiarelli P, Brown W & McElduff P. Leaking urine – prevalence and associated factors in Australian women. Abstract
  • Brown WJ, Lee C, Mishra G & Bauman A. Leisure time physical activity in Australian women: Relationship with well-being and symptoms. Abstract
  • Brown W, Dobson AJ, Bryson L & Byles J. The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health. Abstract

5th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,

Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 - 22 August 1998

  • Ball K. Predictors of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating in a community sample of young Australian women. Abstract
  • Lee C. Family Caregiving roles among middle-aged Australian women: Self-rated health and well-being. Abstract

Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 15 - 17 October 1998

  • Goodger B, Mishra G & Byles J. Factors associated with low social support and effects on the health of older Australian women. Abstract
  • Goodger B, Mishra G & Byles J. Social support and older women: What is a healthy level? Abstract
  • Byles J, MacKenzie L & Mishra G. Falls and serious injury among older Australian women. Abstract
  • Byles J. Older women of the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women's Health. Abstract

Australian Council on Health, Physical Education & Recreation 21st Biennial National/International Conference,

Adelaide, SA, 12 January 1998

  • Brown W & Ball J. Is life a party for young women in Australia? Abstract

Australian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine Annual Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 13 - 15 December 1998

  • Lee C. Women's Health Australia. Abstract

Challenges for the 21st century: A joint meeting for the Nutrition Society of Australia and the Australasian Clinical Nutrition Society,

Adelaide, SA, 29 November - 2 December 1998

  • Patterson AJ, Brown WJ & Roberts DCK. Dietary intervention vs supplementation for the treatment of iron deficiency. Abstract

Health Research Council Consultative Conference, Building a Future for Women’s Health,

Auckland, New Zealand, 2 November 1998

  • Bryson L. Women's Health Australia project and policy development. Abstract

Royal Women’s Hospital 60 Year Anniversary Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 10 - 12 September 1998

  • Byles J & Mishra G. Gynaecological procedures among women in urban, rural and remote areas of Australia: A view from the Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health. Abstract

Society of Behavioral Medicine 19th Annual Conference,

New Orleans, USA, 2 5- 28 March 1998

  • Lee C & Porteous J. Family caregiving in the lives of middle-aged Australian women: Health, stress, and adjustment. Abstract

Victorian Women’s Health Conference,

Melbourne, Vic, 9 – 10 June 1998

  • Bryson L. The Women's Health Australia project and policy development. Abstract
  • Jonas H, Banwell C, Dobson AJ & Hamilton M. Jonas H, Banwell C, Dobson AJ & Hamilton M. Current patterns of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms for women in Victoria: Implications for harm minimisation. Abstract

World Leisure and Recreation Association Conference,

Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 1998

  • Brown P & Brown W. Women and leisure: does all work and no play make Jill unwell? Abstract

1997

10th World Conference on Tobacco or Health,

Beijing, China, 24 - 28 August 1997

  • Schofield M, Mishra G & Dobson AJ. Probability of miscarriage among smokers: Women’s Health Australia baseline survey. Abstract
  • Schofield M, Dobson AJ & Mishra G. Smoking, menstrual problems and early menopause: Women’s Health Australia project. Abstract

14th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine,

Cairns, Qld, 31 August 1997

  • Kenardy J. The health impact of dieting in young Australian women: The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health. Abstract

16th International Conference on Nutrition,

Montreal, Canada, 27 July - 1 August 1997

  • Roberts DCK & Brown WJ. Association between health, disease and risk category determined by the Australian Nutrition Screening Initiative Questionnaire in a population of older women in Australia. Abstract

1st National Conference of Womens Health Promotion,

Newcastle, NSW, 7 - 8 September 1997

  • Ball K & Lee C. Psychological stress in the aetiology of disordered eating. Abstract
  • Brown WJ & Mishra G. Getting movement on the women's health agenda. Abstract
  • Outram S & Schofield M. Women’s attitudes to psychotropic drug use. Abstract
  • Patterson A & Middlelink L. Factors associated with low iron in women of childbearing age. Abstract
  • Chiarelli P & Brown WJ. The prevalence of leaking urine in Australian women. Abstract
  • Byles J & Harris M. Screening for cervical cancer: Health care, isolation and social support. Abstract
  • Byles JE, Francis L, McKernan M & Tavener M. Too late for prevention? Abstract

29th Annual Conference of Public Health Association of Australia,

Melbourne, Vic, 5 - 8 October 1997

  • Byles J, Feldman S & Mishra G. For richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health: Marital status and older women’s health, relationships and financial security. Abstract

29th Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of Australia,

Melbourne, Vic, 5 - 8 October 1997

  • Outram S & Schofield M. Psychological distress among mid age women in NSW: Help seeking and barriers to seeking help. Abstract
  • Young M, Dobson AJ & Byles JE. A health perspective on violence. Abstract
  • Wicks D, Bryson L & Mishra G. Health and socio-economic class: A survey of a cohort of Australian women. Abstract
  • Jonas H & Dobson AJ. Alcohol consumption patterns in Australian women. Abstract

Aging Beyond 2000 - One World One Future,

Adelaide, SA, 16 - 18 August 1997

  • Feldman S & Byles J. No more dinners, only lunches: The experience of widowhood for older Australian women. Abstract
  • Roberts DCK & Brown WJ. Starving for attention: Nutritional risk assessment in older Australian women. Abstract

Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association,

Wollongong, NSW, 9 - 12 December 1997

  • Bryson L & Warner-Smith P. Women’s health, paid work and the life cycle. Abstract

Annual General Meeting of the Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine,

Adelaide, SA, 20 - 23 August 1997

  • Roberts DCK. The impact of quality nutritional care on health outcomes in the elderly. Abstract

Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Scientific Meeting,

Melbourne, Vic, 5 October 1997

  • Jonas HA & Dobson AJ. Alcohol consumption and emotional health in Australian women. Abstract

Australian Tropical Health and Nutrition Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 17 July 1997

  • Kenardy J. Dieting, body image and weight: ethnicity and acculturation. Abstract

Challenge the Body Culture Conference,

Brisbane, Qld, 7 September 1997

  • Kenardy J. The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health: Weight, shape and dieting. Abstract

Gender and Health Conference,

Sydney, NSW, 2 - 4 July 1997

  • Bryson L. Women's health, time use and the life cycle. Abstract

Managing and Measuring Health Outcomes: From Policy to Practice,

Canberra, ACT, 31 October - 1 November 1997

  • Mishra G, Byles J, Brown W & Chiarelli P. Hysterectomy and incontinence in middle age women. Abstract
  • Mishra G & Brown W. Women’s Health Australia: Initial findings. Abstract

National Conference on Unemployment,

Adelaide, SA, 18 - 20 June 1997

  • Wicks D & Mishra G. Young Australian women and their aspirations for work, education and relationships. Abstract

National Rural Public Health Forum,

Adelaide, SA, 12 - 15 October 1997

  • Brown W, Young AF & Byles J. Women’s Health Australia: A health profile of mid-life rural women. Abstract

Regional Conference on Longitudinal Data Analysis,

Columbia, Missouri, USA, 10 - 14 June 1997

  • Mishra G. The Australian Longitudinal Study On Women’s Health: Study design. Abstract

Rural Australia: Towards 2000 Conference,

Bathurst, NSW, 2 - 4 July 1997

  • Bryson L. Rural women's health, time use and the life cycle. Abstract

1996

28th Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of Australia,

Perth, WA, 29 September - 2 October 1996

  • Young AF, Byles JE & Dobson AJ. The tyranny of distance: Health care utilisation by women living in rural and remote Australia. Abstract
  • Brown W, Dobson AJ & Mishra G. The changing weight of Australian women. Abstract
  • Byles JE, Schofield MJ, Brown WJ & Tiller K. Variation in gynaecological procedure rates. Abstract

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  • Mishra G. Reproductive health across the life course and chronic disease events: results from over 230 000 women across 10 countries.No abstract available.

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