Dr Holly Erskine

Member of Psychiatric Epidemiology and Burden of Disease Group

+61 7 3271 8663

holly_erskine@qcmhr.uq.edu.au

Dawson House, The Park Centre for Mental Health

Locked Bag 500, Archerfield, 4108, Australia

Overview

Holly is a senior research fellow with the Psychiatric Epidemiology and Burden of Disease Group (PEABOD). She holds an affiliate position with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington and is an adjunct research fellow with the School of Public Health and the Centre for Clinical Research at The University of Queensland. Holly completed her PhD in 2016, examining the global epidemiology of ADHD and conduct disorder as well as the long term outcomes associated with these disorders.

Holly acts as the Deputy Research Manager of PEABOD and is personally responsible for the estimation of disease burden for ADHD, conduct disorder, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa in the Global Burden of Disease Study led by the University of Washington. She also advises on the estimation of disease burden for autism, Asperger’s syndrome and fetal alcohol syndrome. Holly has presented her work at a number of domestic and international conferences including the recent 22nd Annual Meeting of the Eating Disorders Research Society, where she was an invited plenary speaker. She has served as a reviewer for a number of journals and consulted on a number of projects relating to child and adolescent psychiatric epidemiology.

Research Grants

Collaborative Workshop Grant

  • The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Collaborative Workshop Grant, 2016 ($4890).

Qualifications

BPsySc (Hons)

PhD

Publications

Global Burden of Disease Pediatrics Collaboration Global and national burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents between 1990 and 2013: Findings from the global burden of disease 2013 study  JAMA Pediatrics  (2016)  170 3  267-287   PMID: 26810619  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4276

Forouzanfar, M. H., Afshin, A., Alexander, L. T., Anderson, H. R., Bhutta, Z. A., Biryukov, S., et al. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015  The Lancet  (2016)  388 10053  1659-1724   PMID: 27733284  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31679-8

Kassebaum, N. J., Arora, M., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Brown, J., Carter, A., et al. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015  The Lancet  (2016)  388 10053  1603-1658   PMID: 27733283  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31460-X

Vos, T., Allen, C., Arora, M., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Brown, A., et al. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015  The Lancet  (2016)  388 10053  1545-1602   PMID: 27733282  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6

Wang, H., Naghavi, M., Allen, C., Barber, R. M., Bhutta, Z. A., Carter, A., et al. Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015  The Lancet  (2016)  388 10053  1459-1544   PMID: 27733281  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31012-1

Lim, S. S., Allen, K., Bhutta, Z. A., Dandona, L., Forouzanfar, M. H., Fullman, N., et al. Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015  The Lancet  (2016)  388 10053  1813-1850   PMID: 27665228  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31467-2/

Erskine, H. E., Whiteford, H. A., & Pike, K. M. The global burden of eating disorders  Current Opinion in Psychiatry  (2016)  29 6  346-353   PMID: 27532942  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/yco.0000000000000276

Erskine, H. E., Baxter, A. J., Patton, G., Moffitt, T. E., Patel, V., Whiteford, H. A., & Scott, J. G The global coverage of prevalence data for mental disorders in children and adolescents  Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences  (2016)     1-8   PMID: 26786507  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2045796015001158

Ferrari, A. J., Stockings, E., Khoo, J. P., Erskine, H. E., Degenhardt, L., Vos, T., & Whiteford, H. A. The prevalence and burden of bipolar disorder: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013  Bipolar Disorders  (2016)  18 5  440-450   PMID: 27566286  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bdi.12423

Erskine, H. E., Moffitt, T. E., Copeland, W. E., Costello, E. J., Ferrari, A. J., Patton, G., Degenhardt, L., Vos, T., Whiteford, H. A., & Scott, J. G. A heavy burden on young minds: the global burden of mental and substance use disorders on children and youth  Psychological Medicine  (2015)  45 7  1551-1563   PMID: 25534496  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291714002888

Moore, S. E., Scott, J. G., Ferrari, A. J., Mills, R., Dunne, M. P., Erskine, H. E., Devries, K. M., Degenhardt, L., Vos, T., Whiteford, H. A., McCarthy, M., & Norman, R. E. Burden attributable to child maltreatment in Australia  Child Abuse and Neglect  (2015)  48   208 – 220   PMID: 26056058  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.05.006

Charlson, F. J. & Erskine, H. E. Burden of mental and substance use disorders in Indigenous Australians and Oceania  Australasian Psychiatry  (2015)  23 6 suppl  13-16   PMID: 26634661  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1039856215608295

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013  The Lancet  (2015)  385 9963  117 – 171   PMID: 25530442  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2

Forouzanfar, M. H., Alexander, L., Anderson, H. R., Bachman, V. F., Biryukov, S., Brauer, M., et al. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013  The Lancet  (2015)  386 10010  2287-2323   PMID: 26364544  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00128-2

Murray, C. J. L., Barber, R. M., Foreman, K. J., Ozgoren, A. A., Abd-Allah, F., Abera, S. F., et al. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990–2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition  The Lancet  (2015)  386 10009  2145 – 2191   PMID: 26321261  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61340-X

Vos, T., Barber, R. M., Bell, B., Bertozzi-Villa, A., Biryukov, S., Bolliger, I., et al. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013  The Lancet  (2015)  386 9995  743 – 800   PMID: 26063472  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4

Baxter, A. J., Brugha, T. S., Erskine, H. E., Scheurer, R. W., Vos, T., & Scott, J. G. The epidemiology and global burden of autism spectrum disorders  Psychological Medicine  (2015)  45 3  601-613   PMID: 25108395  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S003329171400172X

Erskine, H. E., Ferrari, A. J., Polanczyk, G. V., Moffitt, T. E., Murray, C. J. L., Vos, T., Whiteford, H. A., & Scott, J. G. The global burden of conduct disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in 2010  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry  (2014)  55 4  328 – 336   PMID: 24447211  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12186

Baxter, A. J., Ferrari, A. J., Erskine, H. E., Charlson, F. J., Degenhardt, L., & Whiteford, H. A. The global burden of mental and substance use disorders: changes in estimating burden between GBD1990 and GBD2010  Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences  (2014)  23 3  239 – 249   PMID: 24759361  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2045796014000237

Whiteford, H. A., Degenhardt, L., Rehm, J., Baxter, A. J., Ferrari, A. J., Erskine, H. E., Charlson, F. J., et al. Global burden of disease attributable to mental and substance use disorders: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010  The Lancet  (2013)  382 9904  1575 – 1586   PMID: 23993280  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61611-6

Erskine, H., Mattingley, J. B., & Arnold, D. H. Synaesthesia and colour constancy  Cortex  (2013)  49 4  1082 – 1088   PMID: 22487049  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2012.03.002

Murray, C. J. L., Vos, T., Lozano, R., Naghavi, M., Flaxman, A. D., Michaud, C., et al. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010  The Lancet  (2012)  380 9859  2197 – 2223   PMID: 23245608  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61689-4

Vos, T., Flaxman, A. D., Naghavi, M., Lozano, R., Michaud, C., Ezzati, M., et al. Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010  The Lancet  (2012)  380 9859  2163 – 2196   PMID: 23245607  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61729-2

Mitchelson, M. R., Erskine, H. E., Ramirez, E., Suleman, F., Prasad-Ildes, R., Siskind, D., & Harris, M. BRiTA Futures: A resilience-building program for children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds – Program description and preliminary findings  Advances in Mental Health  (2010)  9 3  243 – 254     DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/jamh.9.3.243

Arnold, D. H., Erskine, H. E., Roseboom, W., & Wallis, T. S. A. Spatiotemporal Rivalry: A Perceptual Conflict Involving Illusory Moving and Static Forms  Psychological Science  (2010)  21 5  692 – 699     DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797610366544

Arnold, D. H., Erskine, H., Roseboom, W., & Wallis, T. S. Unbound rivalry: When the mind’s eye just can’t get it together  Perception  (2009)  38 ECVP Abstract Supp  111 – 111     DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/03010066090380S101

GBD Child Health Collaborators Child and adolescent health 1990 to 2015: Findings from Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2015 Study  JAMA Pediatrics  (2017)

Karimkhani, C., Dellavalle, R. P., Coffeng, L. E., Flohr, C., Hay, R. J., Langan, S. M., Nsoesie, E. O., Ferrari, A. J., Erskine, H. E., Silverberg, J. I., Vos T., & Naghavi, M. Global skin disease morbidity and mortality: An update from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013  JAMA Dermatology  (2017)

Scott, J.G., Pedersen, M.G., Erskine, H.E., Bikic, A., Demontis, D., McGrath, J.J., Dalsgaard, S. Mortality in individuals with disruptive behavior disorders – a nationwide cohort study  Psychiatry Research  (2017)

Erskine, H. E., Norman, R. E., Ferrari, A. J., Chan, G. C. K., Copeland, W. E., Whiteford, H. A., & Scott, J. G Long-Term Outcomes of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  (2016)  55 10  841-850   PMID: 27663939  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2016.06.016

Stockings, E. A., Degenhardt, L., Dobbins, T., Lee, Y. Y., Erskine, H. E., Whiteford, H. A., & Patton, G. Preventing depression and anxiety in young people: a review of the joint efficacy of universal, selective and indicated prevention  Psychological Medicine  (2016)  46 1  11-26   PMID: 26315536  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291715001725

Erskine, H. E., Ferrari, A. J., Nelson, P., Polanczyk, G. V., Flaxman, A. D., Vos, T., Whiteford, H. A., & Scott, J. G. Research Review: Epidemiological modelling of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry  (2013)  54 12  1263 – 1274   PMID: 24117530  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12144

Scott, J., Rahman, A., Mihalopoulos, C., Erskine, H., & Roberts, J. Childhood Mental and Developmental Disorders Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders. Disease Control Priorities. (3rd ed., Vol. 4)  (2015)     145 – 161     DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1596/978-1-4648-0427-4

Sawyer, M. G., Erskine, H. E., Sawyer, A. C., Morrissey, M., & Lynch, J. W. Childhood mental disorders: A forgotten problem?  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry  (2015)  49 9  774 – 775   PMID: 26126898  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867415592958

GBD 2010 Country Collaboration  GBD 2010 country results: a global public good  The Lancet  (2013)  381 9871  965 – 970   PMID: 23668561  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60283-4