AsPr Jo Williams

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor In Epidemiology

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

jo.williams@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17203

Publications

Filter by

2016

Regional versus urban differences in teenage alcohol use: Does parental disapproval account for these differences?

Gary C. K. Chan, Adrian B Kelly, A/Prof Jason Connor, Wayne Hall, Ross McD. Young, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 3-8, Australian journal of rural health, London, Eng, C1

journal
2015

Social development measures associated with problem behaviours and weight status in Australian adolescents

A/Prof Jo Williams, Louise Canterford, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof George C Patton, Prof Richard Catalano

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 822-831, Prevention science, New York, N.Y,, C1

journal

The relationship between psychological distress and adolescent polydrug use.

Adrian B Kelly, Gary C. K. Chan, A/Prof Alex Mason, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2015), Vol. 29, pp. 787-793, Psychology of addictive behaviors, Washington, United States, C1

journal
2014

Associations between alcohol outlet densities and adolescent alcohol consumption: a study in Australian students

Dr Bosco Rowland, Mr Michael John Livingston, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 282-288, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Community variation in adolescent alcohol use in Australia and the Netherlands

Harrie Jonkman, Majone Steketee, Prof John Toumbourou, Karly Cini, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2014), Vol. 29, pp. 109-117, Health promotion international, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Physical activity, leisure-time screen use and depression among children and young adolescents

Dr Peter Kremer, Ms Christine Elshaug, A/Prof Evie Leslie, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 183-187, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood, NSW, C1

journal

Prevalence and community variation in harmful levels of family conflict witnessed by children: implications for prevention

Dr Cherine Habib, Prof John Toumbourou, Martin Mc Ritchie, A/Prof Jo Williams, Dr Peter Kremer, Dean P McKenzie, Prof Richard Catalano

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 757-766, Prevention science, New York, NY, C1

journal

The association of puberty and young adolescent alcohol use: do parents have a moderating role?

H Karen Li, Adrian B Kelly, Gary C. K. Chan, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 1389-1393, Addictive behaviours, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The Popular Education Network of Australia (PENA) and Twenty-First-Century critical education

Dr Trace Ollis, A/Prof Jo Williams, Rob Townsend, Anne Harris, Jorge Jorquera

(2014), pp. 175-186, Paulo Freire : the global legacy, New York, N.Y., B1-1

chapter
2013

Carrying weapons and intent to harm among Victorian secondary school students in 1999 and 2009

Prof Sheryl Ann Hemphill, Michelle Tollit, Helena Romaniuk, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Lyndal Bond, Prof George C Patton

(2013), Vol. 199, pp. 769-771, Medical journal of Australia, Strawberry Hills, NSW, C1

journal

Study protocol: the childhood to adolescence transition study (CATS)

Lisa K Mundy, Julian G Simmons, Nicholas B Allen, Russell M Viner, A/Prof Jordana K Bayer, Prof Timothy Olds, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof Craig Olsson, Helena Romaniuk, Dr Fiona Mensah, Prof Susan Sawyer, Prof Louisa Degenhardt, Rosa Alati, Prof Melissa A Wake, A/Prof Felice Jacka, Prof George C Patton

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-13, BMC Pediatrics, London, UK, C1

journal

Beyond the primary influences of parents and peers on very young adolescent alcohol use: Evidence of independent community associations

Dayna T Smith, Adrian B Kelly, Gary C. K. Chan, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2013), Vol. Early View, pp. -, Journal of Early Adolescence, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

Morbidity patterns among the underweight, overweight and obese between 2 and 18 years: population-based cross-sectional analyses

Melissa Wake, Susan Clifford, Prof George C Patton, Prof Elizabeth Waters, A/Prof Jo Williams, Louise Canterford, Prof John Carlin

(2013), Vol. 37, pp. 86-93, International journal of obesity, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2012

Very young adolescents and alcohol : evidence of a unique susceptibility to peer alcohol use

Adrian B Kelly, Gary C. K. Chan, Prof John Toumbourou, Martin O'Flaherty, Ross Homel, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 414-419, Addictive behaviors, Oxford, U. K., C1

journal

The influence of families on early adolescent school connectedness : evidence that this association varies with adolescent involvement in peer drinking networks

Adrian B Kelly, Martin O'Flaherty, Prof John Toumbourou, Ross Homel, Prof George C Patton, Angela White, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2012), Vol. 40, pp. 437-447, Journal of abnormal child psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2011

Overweight and obesity between adolescence and young adulthood : a ten-year prospective cohort study

Prof George C Patton, Caroline Coffey, Prof John Carlin, Prof Susan Sawyer, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof Craig Olsson, Prof Melissa A Wake

(2011), Vol. 48, pp. 275-280, Journal of adolescent health, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal

The influence of parents, siblings and peers on pre- and early-teen smoking : a multilevel model

Adrian B Kelly, Martin O'Flaherty, A/Prof Jason Connor, Ross Homel, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 381-387, Drug and alcohol review, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Family relationship quality and early alcohol use : evidence for gender-specific risk processes

Adrian B Kelly, Prof John Toumbourou, Martin O'Flaherty, Prof George C Patton, Ross Homel, J. P. Connor, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2011), Vol. 72, pp. 399-407, Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, Piscataway, NJ, C1

journal

Changes in body mass index and health related quality of life from childhood to adolescence

A/Prof Jo Williams, Louise Canterford, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Pollyanne Hardy, Prof Elizabeth Waters, Prof George C Patton, Prof Melissa A Wake

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 442-448, International journal of pediatric obesity, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Profiles of language development in pre-school children : a longitudinal latent class analysis of data from the early language in Victoria study

Dr Obioha Ukoumunne, Prof Melissa A Wake, Prof John Carlin, Edith L. Bavin, Dr Jarrad Lum, Dr Jemma Skeat, A/Prof Jo Williams, L Conway, E. Cini, S Reilly

(2011), Vol. 38, pp. 341-349, Child : care, health and development, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Is the adiposity rebound a rebound in adiposity?

Michele Wen-Chien Campbell, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof John Carlin, Melissa Wake

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 207-215, International journal of pediatric obesity, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2010

Gender differences in personal, social and environmental influences on active travel to and from school for Australian adolescents

A/Prof Evie Leslie, Dr Peter Kremer, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 597-601, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1

journal

The importance of family management, closeness with father and family structure in early adolescent alcohol use

Dr Cherine Habib, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2010), Vol. 105, pp. 1750-1758, Addiction, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Are rates of school suspension higher in socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods? An Australian study

Prof Sheryl Ann Hemphill, Prof John Toumbourou, Ms Rachel Smith, Garth E. Kendall, Dr Bosco Rowland, Kate Freiberg, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2010), Vol. 21, pp. 12-18, Health promotion journal of Australia, Maroochydore, QLD, C1

journal

Associations between diet quality and depressed mood in adolescents : results from the Australian healthy neighbourhoods study

A/Prof Felice Jacka, Dr Peter Kremer, A/Prof Evie Leslie, Prof Michael Berk, Prof George C Patton, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2010), Vol. 44, pp. 435-442, Australian & New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, England, C1

journal

Comorbidites of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence : longitudinal study

Prof Melissa A Wake, Louise Canterford, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Pollyanne Hardy, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof Elizabeth Waters, Prof John Carlin

(2010), Vol. 95, pp. 162-168, Archives of disease in childhood, London, England, C1

journal
2009

BMD in population-based adult women is associated with socioeconomic status

Dr Sharon Brennan-Olsen, A/Prof Margaret Rogers, A E Wluka, Prof Geoffrey Nicholson, A/Prof Mark Kotowicz, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof Julie Pasco

(2009), Vol. 24, pp. 809-815, Journal of bone and mineral research, Durham, NC, C1-1

journal

How do school day activity patterns differ with age and gender across adolescence?

Tim Olds, Prof Melissa A Wake, Prof George C Patton, Dr Kate Ridley, Prof Elizabeth Waters, A/Prof Jo Williams, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh

(2009), Vol. 44, pp. 64-72, Journal of adolescent health, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2008

Associations between the physical and social environment and depressive symptomology among Australian adolescents

Dr Peter Kremer, A/Prof Evie Leslie, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof John Toumbourou

(2008), pp. 52-63, 2008 : Physical and Mental Wellness - Integrative approaches to Health, Joondalup, W.A., E1-1

conference

The early language in Victoria study: predicting vocabulary at age one and two years from gesture and object use

Edith L. Bavin, Margot Prior, Prof Sheena Reilly, Dr Lesley Bretherton, A/Prof Jo Williams, Dr Patricia Ann Eadie, Y. Barrett, Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

(2008), Vol. 35, pp. 687-701, Journal of child language, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal

Does maternal concern about children's weight affect children's body size perception at the age of 6.5? A community-based study

R Mitchell, Melissa Wake, Louise Canterford, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 1001-1007, International journal of obesity, London, Eng, C1-1

journal
2007

How should activity guidelines for young people be operationalised?

Tim Olds, Dr Kate Ridley, Prof Melissa A Wake, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof Elizabeth Waters, Prof George C Patton, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2007), Vol. 4, pp. 1-6, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

journal
2006

Consequences of youth tobacco use: a review of prospective behavioural studies

Megan Mathers, Prof John Toumbourou, Prof Richard Catalano, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof George C Patton

(2006), Vol. 101, pp. 948-958, Addiction, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal
2005

A sea change on the island continent : frameworks for risk assessment, prevention and intervention in child health in Australia

A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof John Toumbourou, Margaret McDonald, Stephanie Jones, Tim Moore

(2005), Vol. 19, pp. 91-104, Children and society, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Population health and wellbeing: identifying priority areas for Victorian children

Dr Elise Davis, Prof Elizabeth Waters, Prof Melissa A Wake, Dr Sharon Goldfeld, A/Prof Jo Williams, Ozlem Mehmet-Radji, Frank Oberklaid

(2005), Vol. 2, pp. 1-6, Australia and New Zealand health policy, London, England, C1

journal

Healthy eating, activity and obesity prevention: a qualitive study of parent and child perceptions in Australia

A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof Elizabeth Waters, Ms Julie Green, Louisa A Salmon, A/Prof Jo Williams

(2005), Vol. 20, pp. 19-26, Health promotion international, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children

A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof Melissa A Wake, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Elise Maher, Prof Elizabeth Waters

(2005), Vol. 293, pp. 70-76, JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Ill., C1

journal

What do we know about preventing drug-related harm through social developmental intervention with children and young people

Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Jo Williams, Prof George C Patton, Prof Elizabeth Waters

(2005), pp. 87-100, Preventing harmful substance use: the evidence base for policy and practice., Chichester, England, B1-1

chapter
2003

A review of epidemiological studies on children`s health and wellbeing

Elise Maher, Prof Elizabeth Waters, Prof Melissa A Wake, Dr Sharon Goldfeld, A/Prof Jo Williams, Frank Okerlaid

(2003), Vol. 10, pp. 4-8, Australasian epidemiologist, Canberra, A.C.T., C1-1

journal