Publications (2009 onwards)


  • Ahire M, Sheridan J, Rebgetz S, Stacey P, Scott J. Back to basics: Informing the public of co-morbid physical health problems in those with mental illness. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2013;47(2):177-84. Epub 2012/06/19.
  • Betts KS, Williams GM, Najman JM, Scott J, Alati R. The association between lower birth weight and comorbid generalised anxiety and major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2013;146(2):231-7. Epub 2012/10/09.
  • Duhig MJ, Saha S, Scott JG. Efficacy of risperidone in children with disruptive behavioural disorders. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2013;49(1):19-26. Epub 2011/11/05.
  • Hamlyn J, Duhig M, McGrath J, Scott J. Modifiable risk factors for schizophrenia and autism – Shared risk factors impacting on brain development. Neurobiology of Disease. 2013;53:3-9. Epub 2012/11/06.
  • Saha S, Scott JG, Varghese D, McGrath JJ. Socio-economic disadvantage and delusional-like experiences: A nationwide population-based study. European Psychiatry: The Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists, 2013;28(1):59-63. Epub 2011/12/14.
  • Varghese D, Scott J, Bor W, Najman J, Williams G, McGrath J. The association between adult attachment style and delusional-like experiences in a community sample of women. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 2013;201(6):525-529.
  • Varghese D, Wray NR, Scott JG, Williams GM, Najman JM, McGrath JJ. The heritability of delusional-like experiences. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2013;127(1):48-52. Epub 2012/08/14.


  • Al Mamun A, O’Callaghan F, Scott J, Heussler H, O’Callaghan M, Najman J, et al. Continuity and discontinuity of trouble sleeping behaviors from early childhood to young adulthood in a large Australian community-based-birth cohort study. Sleep Medicine. 2012;13(10):1301-6.
  • Norman R, Byambaa M, De R, Butchart A, Scott J, Vos T. The long-term health consequences of child physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine, 2012;9(11): e1001349.
  • Paynter J, Scott J, Beamish W, Duhig M, Huessler H. A Pilot Study of the Effects of an Australian Centre-Based Early Intervention Program for Children with Autism. The Open Pediatric Medicine Journal. 2012;6(1):6-14.
  • Saha S, Scott J, Varghese D, McGrath J. Social support and delusional-like experiences: a nationwide population-based study. Epidemiol Psych Sci. 2012;21(2):203-12.
  • Saha S, Scott J, Varghese D, McGrath J. Anxiety and depressive disorders are associated with delusional-like experiences: a replication study based on a National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. BMJ open. 2012;2(3):e001001.
  • Schafer I, Ross C, Spitzer C, Scott J, Read J. Childhood trauma in psychotic and dissociative disorders In: Moskowitz A, Schafer I, Dorahy M, Eds. Psychosis, trauma and dissociation. West Sussex: Wilet-Blackwell; 2012. p. 271-80.
  • Stark A, Scott J. A review of the use of clozapine levels to guide treatment and determine cause of death. Aust Nz J Psychiat. 2012;46(9):816-25.


  • Hollingworth SA, Nissen LM, Stathis SS, Siskind DJ, Varghese JM, Scott JG. Australian national trends in stimulant dispensing: 2002-2009. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2011;45(4):332-6. Epub 2010/12/28.
  • McGee T, Scott J, McGrath J, Williams G, O’Callaghan M, Bor W, et al. Young adult problem behaviour outcomes of adolescent bullying. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. 2011;3(2):115-20.
  • McGrath J, Welham J, Scott J, Varghese D, Degenhardt L, Hayatbakhsh MR, et al. Association between cannabis use and psychosis-related outcomes using sibling pair analysis in a cohort of young adults. Arch Gen Psychiat. 2010;67(5):440-7.
  • Saha S, Scott JG, Johnston AK, Slade TN, Varghese D, Carter GL, et al. The association between delusional-like experiences and suicidal thoughts and behaviour. Schizophrenia Research. 2011;132(2-3):197-202. Epub 2011/08/05.
  • Saha S, Scott JG, Varghese D, Degenhardt L, Slade T, McGrath JJ. The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey. BMC Psychiatry. 2011;11:202. Epub 2011/12/30.
  • Saha S, Scott J, Varghese D, McGrath J. The association between physical health and delusional-like experiences: A general population study. Plos One. 2011;6(4).
  • Saha S, Scott JG, Varghese D, McGrath JJ. The association between general psychological distress and delusional-like experiences: a large population-based study. Schizophrenia Research. 2011;127(1-3):246-51. Epub 2011/01/18.
  • Saha S, Varghese D, Slade T, Degenhardt L, Mills K, McGrath J, et al. The association between trauma and delusional-like experiences. Psychiat Res. 2011;189(2):259-64.
  • Scott J, Jessop M, Nurcombe B. Hallucinations. In: Levesque R, editor. Encyclopedia of Adolescence. New York: Springer; 2011. p. 1246-52.
  • Varghese D, Saha S, Scott JD, Chan RCK, McGrath JJ. The association between family history of mental disorder and delusional-like experiences: A general population study. Am J Med Genet B. 2011;156B(4):478-83.
  • Varghese D, Scott J, Welham J, Bor W, Najman J, O’Callaghan M, et al. Psychotic-like experiences in major depression and anxiety disorders: a population-based survey in young adults. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2011;37(2):389-93. Epub 2009/08/19.


  • Aird R, Scott J, McGrath J, Najman J, Al Mamun A. Is the New Age phenomenon connected to delusion-like experiences? Analysis of survey data from Australia. Mental Health, Religion & Culture. 2010;13(1):37-53.
  • Scott J, Varghese D, McGrath J. As the twig is bent, the tree inclines: Adult mental health consequences of childhood adversity. Arch Gen Psychiat. 2010;67(2):111-2.


  • Scott J, Martin G, Bor W, Sawyer M, Clark J, McGrath J. The prevalence and correlates of hallucinations in Australian adolescents: results from a national survey. Schizophrenia research. 2009;107(2-3):179-85. Epub 2008/12/03.
  • Scott J, Martin G, Welham J, Bor W, Najman J, O’Callaghan M, et al. Psychopathology during childhood and adolescence predicts delusional-like experiences in adults: a 21-year birth cohort study. The American journal of psychiatry. 2009;166(5):567-74. Epub 2009/04/03.
  • Welham J, Scott J, Williams GM, Najman JM, Bor W, O’Callaghan M, et al. The antecedents of non-affective psychosis in a birth-cohort, with a focus on measures related to cognitive ability, attentional dysfunction and speech problems. Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2010;121(4):273-9. Epub 2009/08/22.
  • Welham J, Scott J, Williams G, Najman J, O’Callaghan M, McGrath J. Growth in young adults who screen positive for non-affective psychosis: birth cohort study. The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry. 2009;43(1):61-7. Epub 2008/12/17.