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Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Head of School, Research

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, 2008

Biography

Dr Antonina Mikocka-Walus is Professor of Health Psychology in the School of Psychology and the former Faculty of Health HDR Director. She is a psychologist with expertise in clinical health psychology, behavioural medicine and psychosomatic medicine. Her particular expertise is in psychogastroenterology. She graduated in psychology from the University of Warsaw, international political and economic relations from Warsaw School of Economics and Sciences Politiques de Paris, and medicine from the University of Adelaide. After completing her doctorate, she held a postdoctoral position in epidemiology and neuropsychology at Monash University. She later held senior roles at the University of South Australia and the University of York in the UK. She started her appointment at Deakin University in October 2016.

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Research interests

GastroPsychology; endometriosis; psychological therapies; neuromodulators; telehealth; trials

Affiliations

Internal

Co-Creator and Champion, Deakin Early Careers Academic Futures (DECAF) Research Peer Mentoring Program, Deakin University

Former Chair, Program to Support Academic Careers Equitably (pACE), Faculty of Health, Deakin University

Leader, Loss, Recovery and Growth, Centre for Social & Early Emotional Development, Deakin University

Leader, Mind-Body Research in Health Laboratory (MiRth), School of Psychology, Deakin University

External

Adjunct Associate Professor in Psychology, University of Adelaide

Co-Chair, Research Mentorship Committee, The Rome Foundation’s GastroPsychology Section

Teaching interests

Behavioural Medicine; Health Psychology; Chronic illness and Mental Health

Antonina has supervised 23 PhD, 12 Masters and 44 Honours students.

Units taught

HPS226 Health Psychology 

Knowledge areas

Antonina specialises in trials of psychological and psychiatric interventions to modify disease activity in chronic gastrointestinal conditions, women's health and cancer. She also conducts observational studies and systematic reviews on the relationship between anxiety, depression and disease activity in a variety of chronic diseases.

Antonina's field-weighted citation index (FWCI) in psychogastroenterology is 2.24, placing her in the 98th percentile worldwide. Her FWCIs in women’s health and cancer are 2.2.

Antonina is among the top 2% most cited researchers worldwide.

Professional activities

Antonina is a grant panel member for: NHMRC and European Commission

Antonina is a grant assessor for: UK Medical Research Council, The Greek IBD research group, Physician Services Incorporated Foundation, Canada, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, UK, La Caixa Foundation, Spain, The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), CORE research program, Crohn’s and Colitis UK, The Economic and Social Research Council, The National Institute for Health and Research, UK and The Swiss National Science Foundation

Antonina is Deputy Editor of Journal of Psychosomatic Research.

Research groups

Centre for Social & Early Emotional Development (SEED)

Awards

Deakin University Vice-Chancellor's 2022 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Platforms and Capabilities

Deakin University Staff Award 2018 for outstanding service in the role of the HDR Coordinator

Projects

Examples of Antonina's current projects include:

1. Acceptance Committment Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (with colleagues from Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Otago and Crohn's & Colitis Australia)

2. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Yoga for Endometriosis (with colleagues from Barwon Health, Monash University and Jean Hailes For Women's Health)

3. Gut-directed Hypnotherapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (with colleagues from the University of Adelaide and Deakin)

4. Acceptance Committment Therapy for Adavnced Cancer (with colleagues from Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre, Barwon Health, Monash Health, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Counterpart)

Publications

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2024

Social Media, Endometriosis, and Evidence-Based Information: An Analysis of Instagram Content

H Adler, M Lewis, C Ng, C Brooks, M Leonardi, A Mikocka-Walus, D Bush, A Semprini, J Wilkinson-Tomey, G Condous, N Patravali, J Abbott, M Armour

(2024), Vol. 12, pp. 1-16, Healthcare, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Moving Towards Acceptance and Values: A Qualitative Study of ACTforIBD Compared to IBD Psychoeducation

K Wilkin, S Evans, L Van Niekerk, D Romano, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, S Knowles, S Chesterman, L Raven, A Mikocka-Walus

(2024), Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, C1

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Associations between disturbed sleep and attenuated psychotic experiences in people at clinical high risk for psychosis

M Formica, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, U Reininghaus, M Kempton, P Delespaul, L De Haan, B Nelson, A Mikocka-Walus, L Olive, S Ruhrmann, B Rutten, A Riecher-Rössler, G Sachs, L Valmaggia, M Van Der Gaag, P McGuire, J Van Os, J Hartmann

(2024), pp. 1-10, Psychological Medicine, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Learning to cope with the reality of endometriosis: A mixed‐methods analysis of psychological therapy in women with endometriosis

Charlotte Dowding, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, David Skvarc, Melissa O'Shea, Lisa Olive, Subhadra Evans

(2024), pp. 1-18, British Journal of Health Psychology, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2023

Child, parent, and family mental health and functioning in Australia during COVID-19: comparison to pre-pandemic data

E Westrupp, C Bennett, T Berkowitz, G Youssef, J Toumbourou, R Tucker, F Andrews, S Evans, S Teague, G Karantzas, G Melvin, C Olsson, J Macdonald, C Greenwood, A Mikocka-Walus, D Hutchinson, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M Stokes, L Olive, A Wood, J McGillivray, E Sciberras

(2023), Vol. 32, pp. 317-330, European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Berlin, Germany, C1

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The temporal effect of emotional distress on psychological and physical functioning in endometriosis: A 12-month prospective study

C Dowding, A Mikocka-Walus, D Skvarc, L Van Niekerk, M O'Shea, L Olive, M Druitt, S Evans

(2023), Vol. 15, pp. 901-918, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, London, Eng., C1

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"It's Just Another Unfortunate Part of Being Female": A Qualitative Study on Dysmenorrhea Severity and Quality of Life

R Stokes, A Mikocka-Walus, C Dowding, M Druitt, S Evans

(2023), Vol. 30, pp. 628-635, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Negative Impact of Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction on Health-Related Quality of Life: Results From the Rome Foundation Global Epidemiology Survey

S Knowles, D Skvarc, A Ford, O Palsson, S Bangdiwala, A Sperber, A Mikocka-Walus

(2023), Vol. 164, pp. 655-668, Gastroenterology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Exploring the Impact of Covid-19-Related Perceptions on Psychological Distress and Quality of Life in an International Gastrointestinal Cohort Over Time Guided by the Common Sense Model

S Knowles, S Möller, A Stengel, A Mikocka-Walus, N Ferreira, I Trindade, A Mokrowiecka, J Burisch, M Barreiro-de Acosta, C Bernstein, B Lo, D Skvarc

(2023), Vol. 49, pp. 141-153, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, Berlin, Germany, C1

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It's gone, it's back: A prospective study on the COVID-19 pandemic-related shortages and mental health of Australian families

Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Mark Stokes, Subhadra Evans, Anna Klas, Julian Fernando, Lisa Olive, Jeromy Anglim, Adrian Esterman, Elizabeth Westrupp

(2023), pp. 1-13, Psychology, Health & Medicine, London, Eng., C1

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Systematic review with meta-analysis: Current and emerging models of preoperative psychological preparation for individuals undergoing stoma surgery

M Clark, A Chur-Hansen, A Mikocka-Walus

(2023), Vol. 168, pp. 1-12, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions in inflammatory bowel disease: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

Colette Naude, David Skvarc, Simon Knowles, Lahiru Russell, Subhadra Evans, Antonina Mikocka-Walus

(2023), Vol. 169, pp. 1-13, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Prevalence, clinical features and complications of common forms of Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) seen at a tertiary diabetes centre in south India

Ramasamy Aarthy, Kathryn Aston-Mourney, Anandakumar Amutha, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Ranjit Anjana, Ranjit Unnikrishnan, Saravanan Jebarani, Ulagamathesan Venkatesan, Sundaramoorthy Gopi, Venkatesan Radha, Viswanathan Mohan

(2023), Vol. 17, pp. 401-407, Primary Care Diabetes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The epidemioflogy and psychological comorbidity of disorders of gut-brain interaction in Australia: Results from the Rome Foundation Global Epidemiology Study

S Knowles, P Apputhurai, O Palsson, S Bangdiwala, A Sperber, A Mikocka-Walus

(2023), Vol. 35, pp. 1-18, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, London, Eng., C1

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Exploring Evidence for Mindfulness and Subjective Wellbeing Homeostatic Resilience Buffering Depression and Stress Symptoms Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Kimina Lyall, George Youssef, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Subhadra Evans, Robert Cummins

(2023), Journal of Happiness Studies, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Hypnotherapy for chronic pelvic pain: A scoping systematic review and meta-analysis

Y Coitinho Biurra, S Chesterman, D Skvarc, A Mikocka-Walus, S Evans

(2023), Vol. 52, pp. 1-9, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Effects of acceptance and commitment therapy on fatigue for patients with cancer and other chronic health conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis

B Maunick, D Skvarc, L Olive, A Mikocka-Walus

(2023), Vol. 171, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, C1

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Irritable bowel syndrome and mental health comorbidity - approach to multidisciplinary management.

Heidi Staudacher, Christopher Black, Scott Teasdale, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Laurie Keefer

(2023), Vol. 20, pp. 582-596, Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, London, Eng., C1

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'It just stops me from living': A qualitative study of losses experienced by women with self‐reported endometriosis

Brianna Peterson, Antonina Mikocka‐Walus, Subhadra Evans

(2023), Journal of Advanced Nursing, England, C1

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Distress, wellbeing, and growth amidst COVID‐19: Considering the dynamic interplay between positive and negative anticipatory emotions

Emma Marshall, Gery Karantzas, Christopher Greenwood, Stephanie Aarsman, Julian Fernando, Daniel Romano, Laura Knox, Mark Stokes, Matthew Fuller‐Tyszkiewicz, Antonina Mikocka‐Walus, Elizabeth Westrupp

(2023), Vol. 17, pp. 1-11, Social and Personality Psychology Compass, London, Eng., C1

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Identification of appropriate biochemical parameters and cut points to detect Maturity Onset Diabetes of Young (MODY) in Asian Indians in a clinic setting

R Aarthy, K Aston-Mourney, A Amutha, A Mikocka-Walus, R Anjana, R Unnikrishnan, S Jebarani, U Venkatesan, S Gopi, V Radha, V Mohan

(2023), Vol. 13, pp. 1-9, Scientific Reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of Acceptance Commitment Therapy for Adults Living With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Distress

Daniel Romano, Susan Chesterman, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Subhadra Evans, Madeleine Dober, Richard Gearry, Peter Gibson, Simon Knowles, Andrew McCombie, O Eric, Lisa Olive, Leanne Raven, Leesa Van Niekerk, Antonina Mikocka-Walus

(2023), pp. 1-11, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Oxford, England, C1

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Virtual adjunctive gut-directed hypnotherapy for people with Crohn's disease: A randomized controlled pilot and feasibility trial

T Lores, S Evans, A Chur-Hansen, J Andrews, C Goess, L Smith, D Skvarc, A Mikocka-Walus

(2023), Vol. 53, pp. 1-9, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Efficacy of psychological therapies in people with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Christy Riggott, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, David Gracie, Alexander Ford

(2023), Vol. 8, pp. 919-931, Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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"A glimmer of hope" - Perceptions, barriers, and drivers for medicinal cannabis use amongst Australian and New Zealand people with endometriosis

Justin Sinclair, Jason Abbott, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Cecilia Ng, Jerome Sarris, Subhadra Evans, Mike Armour

(2023), Vol. 4, Reproduction and Fertility, Bradley Stok, Eng., C1

journal article
2022

Online psychological interventions to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and general distress in those with chronic health conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

V White, J Linardon, J Stone, E Holmes-Truscott, L Olive, A Mikocka-Walus, C Hendrieckx, S Evans, J Speight

(2022), Vol. 52, pp. 548-573, Psychological Medicine, England, C1

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Adapting 'Tame Your Gut' for patients with inflammatory bowel disease and co-morbid anxiety and/or depression

I Hanlon, C Hewitt, S Evans, J Taylor, C Selinger, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 27, pp. 58-68, Journal of Health Psychology, England, C1

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Low Subjective Wellbeing Is Associated with Psychological Distress in People Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

C Emerson, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, R Orr, K Lyall, L Beswick, L Olive, D Skvarc, R Cummins, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 67, pp. 2059-2066, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, United States, C1

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Pain catastrophizing, but not mental health or social support, is associated with menstrual pain severity in women with dysmenorrhea: A cross-sectional survey

S Evans, C Dowding, L Olive, L Payne, M Druitt, L Seidman, D Skvarc, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 27, pp. 1410-1420, Psychology, Health and Medicine, England, C1

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COVID-19-related personal product shortages are associated with psychological distress in people living with gastrointestinal disorders: A cross-sectional survey

A Mikocka-Walus, D Skvarc, M van Tilburg, M Barreiro-de Acosta, F Bennebroek Evertsz, C Bernstein, J Burisch, N Ferreira, R Gearry, L Graff, S Jedel, A Mokrowiecka, A Stengel, S Knowles

(2022), Vol. 34, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, England, C1

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People Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Want Multidisciplinary Healthcare: A Qualitative Content Analysis

M Feeney, A Chur-Hansen, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 29, pp. 570-577, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Exploring the Relationship Between Self-Isolation and Distress Among People with Gastrointestinal Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Mikocka-Walus, D Skvarc, M de Acosta, F Evertsz, C Bernstein, J Burisch, N Ferreira, R Gearry, L Graff, S Jedel, A Mokrowiecka, A Stengel, I Trindade, M van Tilburg, S Knowles

(2022), Vol. 29, pp. 654-665, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, United States, C1

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Mental distress of parents with chronic diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia: A prospective cohort study

K Bik-Multanowska, A Mikocka-Walus, J Fernando, E Westrupp

(2022), Vol. 152, pp. 1-9, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, London, Eng., C1

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Child and Parent Physical Activity, Sleep, and Screen Time During COVID-19 and Associations With Mental Health: Implications for Future Psycho-Cardiological Disease?

L Olive, E Sciberras, T Berkowitz, E Hoare, R Telford, A O'Neil, A Mikocka-Walus, S Evans, D Hutchinson, J McGillivray, M Berk, S Teague, A Wood, C Olsson, E Westrupp

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-13, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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Mindfulness Practice Is Associated With Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis Resilience in People With Crohn's Disease but Not Ulcerative Colitis

Kimina Lyall, Lauren Beswick, Subhadra Evans, Robert Cummins, Antonina Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 13, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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Self-Worth Beliefs Predict Willingness to Engage in Psychotherapy for Fatigue in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

C Emerson, D Skvarc, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, L Olive, P Gibson, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 67, pp. 5472-5482, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Can an online expressive writing program support people with inflammatory bowel disease? A feasibility randomised controlled trial

D Skvarc, S Evans, S Cheah, M Cranney, B German, R Orr, C Emerson, L Olive, L Beswick, W Massuger, L Raven, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 48, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, England, C1

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Acceptance commitment therapy (ACT) for psychological distress associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): protocol for a feasibility trial of the ACTforIBD programme

S Evans, L Olive, M Dober, S Knowles, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, O Eric, P Gibson, L Raven, R Gearry, A McCombie, L Van Niekerk, S Chesterman, D Romano, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Lessons from implementing the Australian National Action Plan for Endometriosis

M Armour, J Avery, M Leonardi, L Van Niekerk, M Druitt, M Parker, J Girling, B McKinnon, A Mikocka-Walus, C Ng, R O’Hara, D Ciccia, K Stanley, S Evans

(2022), Vol. 3, pp. C29-C39, Reproduction and Fertility, England, C1

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Peer review as a measurable responsibility of those who publish: The peer review debt index

J Fiedorowicz, M Kleinstäuber, C Lemogne, B Löwe, B Ola, A Sutin, S Wong, N Fabiano, M Tilburg, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Vol. 161, pp. 110997-110997, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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Fear of COVID-19 Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease as Compared to Patients with Other Gastrointestinal Conditions

B Lo, M Barreiro-de Acosta, C Bernstein, J Burisch, N Ferreira, R Gearry, A Mikocka-Walus, A Mokrowiecka, I Trindade, S Knowles

(2022), Vol. 33, pp. 664-672, The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology, Turkey, C1

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Patients with inflammatory bowel disease at risk of sub-optimal outcomes report poorer biopsychosocial functioning than controls: data from two cross-sectional surveys

R Orr, D Skvarc, C Emerson, L Beswick, L Olive, A Mikocka-Walus

(2022), Psychology, Health and Medicine, England, C1

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Psychotherapy appears to improve symptoms of functional dyspepsia and anxiety: systematic review with meta-analysis

A Mikocka-Walus, S Evans, J Linardon, H Wilding, S Knowles

(2022), Psychology, Health and Medicine, London, Eng., C1

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2021

Integrated Psychological Care Reduces Health Care Costs at a Hospital-Based Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service

T Lores, C Goess, A Mikocka-Walus, K Collins, A Burke, A Chur-Hansen, P Delfabbro, J Andrews

(2021), Vol. 19, pp. 96-103.e3, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, United States, C1

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Lived experience in people with inflammatory bowel disease and comorbid anxiety and depression in the United Kingdom and Australia

A Mikocka-Walus, I Hanlon, M Dober, C Emerson, L Beswick, C Selinger, J Taylor, L Olive, S Evans, C Hewitt

(2021), Vol. 26, pp. 2290-2303, Journal of Health Psychology, England, C1

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Clinical features, complications and treatment of rarer forms of maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) - A review

R Aarthy, K Aston-Mourney, A Mikocka-Walus, V Radha, A Amutha, R Anjana, R Unnikrishnan, V Mohan

(2021), Vol. 35, Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, United States, C1

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Perspectives on an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) based program for patients with inflammatory bowel disease and comorbid anxiety and/or depressive symptoms

M Dober, A Mikocka-Walus, S Evans, L Beswick, C Emerson, L Olive

(2021), Vol. 31, pp. 668-681, Psychotherapy Research, England, C1

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Perceptions of and opinions on a computerized behavioral activation program for the treatment of depression in young people: Thematic analysis

L Tindall, P Toner, A Mikocka-Walus, B Wright

(2021), Vol. 23, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Canada, C1

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Phenotypes of Women with and Without Endometriosis and Relationship with Functional Pain Disability

S Evans, A Mikocka-Walus, L Olive, L Seidman, M Druitt, L Payne

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 1511-1521, Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), England, C1

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Common mental disorders in irritable bowel syndrome: pathophysiology, management, and considerations for future randomised controlled trials

H Staudacher, A Mikocka-Walus, A Ford

(2021), Vol. 6, pp. 401-410, The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Netherlands, C1

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Finding the power within and without: How can we strengthen resilience against symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression in Australian parents during the COVID-19 pandemic?

A Mikocka-Walus, M Stokes, S Evans, L Olive, E Westrupp

(2021), Vol. 145, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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Subjective wellbeing in parents during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia

E Westrupp, M Stokes, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, T Berkowitz, T Capic, S Khor, C Greenwood, A Mikocka-Walus, E Sciberras, G Youssef, C Olsson, D Hutchinson

(2021), Vol. 145, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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Impact of Psychological Comorbidity on the Prognosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

V Goodoory, A Mikocka-Walus, Y Yiannakou, L Houghton, C Black, A Ford

(2021), Vol. 116, pp. 1485-1494, The American journal of gastroenterology, United States, C1

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"I'm in iso all the time anyway": A mixed methods study on the impact of COVID-19 on women with endometriosis

S Evans, C Dowding, M Druitt, A Mikocka-Walus

(2021), Vol. 146, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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A systematic review of psychological treatments to manage fatigue in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

C Emerson, P Barhoun, L Olive, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, P Gibson, D Skvarc, A Mikocka-Walus

(2021), Vol. 147, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on individuals with gastrointestinal disorders: A protocol of an international collaborative study

N Ferreira, A Mikocka-Walus, M van Tilburg, L Graff, P Apputhurai, M Acosta, F Evertsz, J Burisch, B Lo, M Petrik, I Trindade, S Jedel, G Moser, A Mokrowiecka, C Bernstein, D Dumitrascu, A Ford, A Stengel, R Gearry, S Knowles

(2021), Vol. 148, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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Yoga, cognitive-behavioural therapy versus education to improve quality of life and reduce healthcare costs in people with endometriosis: A randomised controlled trial

A Mikocka-Walus, M Druitt, M O'Shea, D Skvarc, J Watts, A Esterman, J Tsaltas, S Knowles, J Harris, C Dowding, E Parigi, S Evans

(2021), Vol. 11, BMJ Open, England, C1

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Are Brief Psychological Therapies Effective for Adults Experiencing Common Mental Health Difficulties in Primary Care?

P Toner, S Ali, A Mikocka-Walus

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 377-379, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, C1

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Linking Homeostatically Protected Mood, Mindfulness, and Depression: A Conceptual Synthesis and Model of Moodfulness

K Lyall, A Mikocka-Walus, S Evans, R Cummins

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 304-320, Review of General Psychology, C1

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Treatment use and satisfaction in Australian women with endometriosis: a mixed-methods study

S Evans, V Villegas, C Dowding, M Druitt, R O'Hara, A Mikocka-Walus

(2021), Internal Medicine Journal, Australia, C1

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Extending the Common Sense Model to Explore the Impact of the Fear of COVID-19 on Quality of Life in an International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort

B Hayes, P Apputhurai, A Mikocka-Walus, M Barreiro-de Acosta, C Bernstein, R Burgell, J Burisch, F Bennebroek Evertsz, N Ferreira, L Graff, I Trindade, R Gearry, B Lo, A Mokrowiecka, G Moser, M Petrik, A Stengel, S Knowles

(2021), Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, United States, C1

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"Poison" or "protection"? A mixed methods exploration of Australian parents' COVID-19 vaccination intentions

S Evans, A Klas, A Mikocka-Walus, B German, G Rogers, M Ling, J Fernando, E Kothe, E Westrupp

(2021), Vol. 150, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

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The Relationship Between Psychological Stress and Anxiety with Gastrointestinal Symptoms Before and During a 56 km Ultramarathon Running Race

C Urwin, L Main, A Mikocka-Walus, D Skvarc, S Roberts, D Condo, A Carr, L Convit, W Jardine, S Rahman, R Snipe

(2021), Vol. 7, Sports Medicine - Open, Switzerland, C1

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Parent and child mental health trajectories April 2020 to May 2021: Strict lockdown versus no lockdown in Australia

E Westrupp, C Greenwood, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, C Olsson, E Sciberras, A Mikocka-Walus, G Melvin, S Evans, M Stokes, A Wood, G Karantzas, J Macdonald, J Toumbourou, S Teague, J Fernando, T Berkowitz, M Ling, G Youssef

(2021), Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, England, C1

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Monitoring Australian parents' shifting receptiveness to digital mental health interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic

J Linardon, E Westrupp, J Macdonald, A Mikocka-Walus, M Stokes, C Greenwood, G Youssef, S Teague, D Hutchinson, E Sciberras, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz

(2021), Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, England, C1

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Quality of Life and Diabetes in India: A scoping review

R Aarthy, R Aarthy, A Mikocka-Walus, A Mikocka-Walus, R Pradeepa, R Pradeepa, R Anjana, R Anjana, V Mohan, V Mohan, K Aston-Mourney, K Aston-Mourney

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 365-380, Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Mumbai, India, C1

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2020

Psychological distress is highly prevalent in inflammatory bowel disease: a survey of psychological needs and attitudes

Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Massuger Wayne, Knowles Simon, Moore Gregory, Buckton Stephanie, Connell William, Pavli Paul, Raven Leanne, Andrews Jane

(2020), Vol. 4, pp. 166-171, Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Antidepressants in inflammatory bowel disease

A Mikocka-Walus, A Ford, D Drossman

(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 184-192, Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, England, C1

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Quality of care in inflammatory bowel disease: actual health service experiences fall short of the standards

A Mikocka-Walus, W Massuger, S Knowles, G Moore, S Buckton, W Connell, P Pavli, L Raven, J Andrews

(2020), Vol. 50, pp. 1216-1225, Internal Medicine Journal, Australia, C1

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The potential of integrated nurse-led models to improve care for people with functional gastrointestinal disorders: a systematic review

E Linedale, A Mikocka-Walus, P Gibson, J Andrews

(2020), Vol. 43, pp. 53-64, Gastroenterology nursing, Baltimore, Md., C1

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Fatigue, Physical Activity, and Mental Health in People Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Fibromyalgia, and in Healthy Controls: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Survey

L Olive, C Emerson, E Cooper, E Rosenbrock, A Mikocka-Walus

(2020), Vol. 43, pp. 172-185, Gastroenterology Nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Study Protocol for the COVID-19 Pandemic Adjustment Survey (CPAS): A Longitudinal Study of Australian Parents of a Child 0-18 Years

E Westrupp, G Karantzas, J Macdonald, L Olive, G Youssef, C Greenwood, E Sciberras, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, S Evans, A Mikocka-Walus, M Ling, R Cummins, D Hutchinson, G Melvin, J Fernando, S Teague, A Wood, J Toumbourou, T Berkowitz, J Linardon, P Enticott, M Stokes, J McGillivray, C Olsson

(2020), Vol. 11, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Switzerland, C1

journal article

From "It Has Stopped Our Lives" to "Spending More Time Together Has Strengthened Bonds": The Varied Experiences of Australian Families During COVID-19

S Evans, A Mikocka-Walus, A Klas, L Olive, E Sciberras, G Karantzas, E Westrupp

(2020), Vol. 11, Frontiers in Psychology, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Expressive writing to combat distress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in people with inflammatory bowel disease (WriteForIBD): A trial protocol

A Mikocka-Walus, L Olive, D Skvarc, L Beswick, W Massuger, L Raven, C Emerson, S Evans

(2020), Vol. 139, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

journal article

Psychogastroenterology for adults : a handbook for mental health professionals

S Knowles, L Keefer, A Mikocka-Walus

(2020), Abingdon, Eng., A7

edited book
2019

Integrated Psychological Care is Needed, Welcomed and Effective in Ambulatory Inflammatory Bowel Disease Management: Evaluation of a New Initiative

T Lores, C Goess, A Mikocka-Walus, K Collins, A Burke, A Chur-Hansen, P Delfabbro, J Andrews

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 819-827, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, England, C1

journal article

European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation Topical Review on Complementary Medicine and Psychotherapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

J Torres, P Ellul, J Langhorst, A Mikocka-Walus, M Barreiro-De Acosta, C Basnayake, N Ding, D Gilardi, K Katsanos, G Moser, R Opheim, C Palmela, G Pellino, S Van Der Marel, S Vavricka

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 673-685D, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, England, C1

journal article

Adjuvant therapy with antidepressants for the management of inflammatory bowel disease

Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Stephanie Prady, Justyna Pollok, Adrian Esterman, Andrea Gordon, Simon Knowles, Jane Andrews

(2019), Vol. 4, COCHRANE DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS, England, C1

journal article

Psychological and mind-body interventions for endometriosis: A systematic review

S Evans, S Fernandez, L Olive, L Payne, A Mikocka-Walus

(2019), Vol. 124, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, England, C1

journal article

A clinician's quick guide to evidence-based approaches: irritable bowel syndrome

J Kantidakis, S Knowles, A Mikocka-Walus, T Taft, L Keefer, O Palsson, D Drossman

(2019), Vol. 23, pp. 283-285, Clinical psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

What Do Participants of the Crohn's and Colitis UK (CCUK) Annual York Walk Think of Their Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care? A Short Report on a Survey

A Mikocka-Walus, M Power, L Rook, G Robins

(2018), Vol. 41, pp. 59-64, Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, United States, C1

journal article

Performance of an algorithm-based approach to the diagnosis and management of functional gastrointestinal disorders: A pilot trial

E Linedale, A Mikocka-Walus, A Vincent, P Gibson, J Andrews

(2018), Vol. 30, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, England, C1

journal article

Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses - Part i

S Knowles, L Graff, H Wilding, C Hewitt, L Keefer, A Mikocka-Walus

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 742-751, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, England, C1

journal article

Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses - Part II

S Knowles, L Keefer, H Wilding, C Hewitt, L Graff, A Mikocka-Walus

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 966-976, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, England, C1

journal article

Systematic review with meta-analysis: online psychological interventions for mental and physical health outcomes in gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease

I Hanlon, C Hewitt, K Bell, A Phillips, A Mikocka-Walus

(2018), Vol. 48, pp. 244-259, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, England, C1

journal article
2017

Fluoxetine for maintenance of remission and to improve quality of life in patients with Crohn's disease: A pilot randomized placebo-controlled trial

A Mikocka-Walus, P Hughes, P Bampton, A Gordon, M Campaniello, C Mavrangelos, B Stewart, A Esterman, J Andrews

(2017), Vol. 11, pp. 509-514, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, England, C1

journal article

Cognitive-behavioural therapy for inflammatory bowel disease: 24-month data from a randomised controlled trial

A Mikocka-Walus, P Bampton, D Hetzel, P Hughes, A Esterman, J Andrews

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 127-135, International journal of behavioral medicine, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

Effect of psychological therapy on disease activity, psychological comorbidity, and quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

D Gracie, A Irvine, R Sood, A Mikocka-Walus, P Hamlin, A Ford

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 189-199, The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Antidepressants in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review

B Macer, S Prady, A Mikocka-Walus

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 534-550, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, England, C1

journal article

Is behavioural activation effective in the treatment of depression in young people? A systematic review and meta-analysis

L Tindall, A Mikocka-Walus, D McMillan, B Wright, C Hewitt, S Gascoyne

(2017), Vol. 90, pp. 770-796, Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, England, C1

journal article

Referrals to a tertiary hospital: A window into clinical management issues in functional gastrointestinal disorders

E Linedale, M Shahzad, A Kellie, A Mikocka-Walus, P Gibson, J Andrews

(2017), Vol. 1, pp. 84-91, JGH Open, Australia, C1

journal article
2016

Patient satisfaction with treatment for alcohol use disorders: Comparing patients with and without severe mental health symptoms

S McCallum, J Andrews, M Gaughwin, D Turnbull, A Mikocka-Walus

(2016), Vol. 10, pp. 1489-1500, Patient Preference and Adherence, New Zealand, C1-1

journal article

'I'm a sick person, not a bad person': patient experiences of treatments for alcohol use disorders

S McCallum, A Mikocka-Walus, M Gaughwin, J Andrews, D Turnbull

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 828-841, Health expectations, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

A cognitive behavioural therapy booklet for anxiety in functional gastrointestinal disorders: patient and health practitioner perspectives

A Mikocka-Walus, A Ahl, A Gordon, J Andrews

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 164-177, Psychotherapy research, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Uncertain Diagnostic Language Affects Further Studies, Endoscopies, and Repeat Consultations for Patients With Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

E Linedale, A Chur-Hansen, A Mikocka-Walus, P Gibson, J Andrews

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 1735-1741.e1, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, United States, C1-1

journal article

Experience with and attitudes toward psychotherapy and antidepressants among patients with inflammatory bowel disease and functional gastrointestinal disorders: an online patient survey to inform system design

A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 278-286, Gastroenterology nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety Are Independently Associated With Clinical Recurrence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A Mikocka-Walus, V Pittet, J Rossel, R von Känel

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 829-835.e1, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, United States, C1-1

journal article

Controversies revisited: a systematic review of the comorbidity of depression and anxiety with inflammatory bowel diseases

A Mikocka-Walus, S Knowles, L Keefer, L Graff

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 752-762, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Does computerized cognitive behavioral therapy help people with inflammatory bowel disease? A randomized controlled trial

A McCombie, R Gearry, J Andrews, R Mulder, A Mikocka-Walus

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 171-181, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Physical activity habits, limitations, and predictors in people with inflammatory bowel disease: A large cross-sectional online survey

G Tew, K Jones, A Mikocka-Walus

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 2933-2942, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, England, C1

journal article

Vein Diameter for Peripherally Inserted Catheter Insertion: A Scoping Review

R Sharp, C Grech, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, A Esterman

(2016), Vol. 21, pp. 166-175, JAVA - Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, C1

journal article

A public health intervention to change knowledge, attitudes and behaviour regarding alcohol consumption in pregnancy

F Crawford-Williams, A Fielder, M Steen, A Mikocka-Walus, A Esterman

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 4-10, Evidence based midwifery, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2015

Preface

S Knowles, A Mikocka-Walus

(2015), pp. xviii-xxiv, Psychological aspects of inflammatory bowel disease: a biopsychosocial approach, Hove, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Future directions in IBD: the biopsychosocial care, the integrated care

A Mikocka-Walus

(2015), pp. 216-222, Psychological aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: a biopsychosocial approach, East Sussex, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

An aggravated trajectory of depression and anxiety co-morbid with Hepatitis C: a within-groups study of 61 Australian outpatients.

B Stewart, D Turnbull, A Mikocka-Walus, H Harley, J Andrews

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 174-179, Clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, C1-1

journal article

Continuity of care in dual diagnosis treatment: definitions, applications, and implications.

S McCallum, A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, J Andrews

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 217-232, Journal of dual diagnosis, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Measurement of vein diameter for peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) insertion: an observational study

R Sharp, M Cummings, J Childs, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, C Grech, A Esterman

(2015), Vol. 38, pp. 351-357, Journal of infusion nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

"If you can have one glass of wine now and then, why are you denying that to a woman with no evidence": Knowledge and practices of health professionals concerning alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

F Crawford-Williams, M Steen, A Esterman, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus

(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 329-335, Women birth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Doctor communication quality and friends' attitudes influence complementary medicine use in inflammatory bowel disease

R Mountifield, J Andrews, A Mikocka-Walus, P Bampton

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 3663-3670, World journal of gastroenterology, Beijing, China, C1-1

journal article

"My midwife said that having a glass of red wine was actually better for the baby": a focus group study of women and their partner's knowledge and experiences relating to alcohol consumption in pregnancy

F Crawford-Williams, M Steen, A Esterman, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-11, BMC pregnancy and childbirth, London, Eng,, C1-1

journal article

Cognitive-behavioural therapy has no effect on disease activity but improves quality of life in subgroups of patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a pilot randomised controlled trial.

A Mikocka-Walus, P Bampton, D Hetzel, P Hughes, A Esterman, J Andrews

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-12, BMC Gastroenterology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The catheter to vein ratio and rates of symptomatic venous thromboembolism in patients with a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC): A prospective cohort study

R Sharp, M Cummings, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, C Grech, A Esterman

(2015), Vol. 52, pp. 677-685, International Journal of Nursing Studies, England, C1-1

journal article

Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychological Distress in Patients with Physical Illnesses: A Systematic Review

A McCombie, R Gearry, J Andrews, A Mikocka-Walus, R Mulder

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 20-44, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, United States, C1-1

journal article

Concerns and worries in people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): A mixed methods study.

R Keeton, A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews

(2015), Vol. 78, pp. 573-578, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

A critical review of public health interventions aimed at reducing alcohol consumption and/or increasing knowledge among pregnant women.

F Crawford-Williams, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, A Esterman

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 154-161, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Pilot CBT trial for anxiety in alcohol use disorders treatment

A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, S McCallum, B Stewart, P Alvaro, A Esterman

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 179-192, Advances in dual diagnosis, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Does the poor quality of Australian health education documentation undermine the message? A review of documents informing pregnant women about alcohol

F Crawford-Williams, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, A Esterman

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 40-46, Evidence based midwifery, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2014

The effects of a designer music intervention on patients' anxiety, pain, and experience of colonoscopy: a short report on a pilot study.

F Martindale, A Mikocka-Walus, B Walus, H Keage, J Andrews

(2014), Vol. 37, pp. 338-342, Gastroenterology nursing, Baltimore, Md., C1-1

journal article

The experience of anxiety in colonoscopy outpatients: a mixed-method study

N Rollbusch, A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews

(2014), Vol. 37, pp. 166-175, Gastroenterology nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Changes in Australian injecting drug users' mental health problems and service uptake from 2006-2012

B Stewart, N Sindicich, D Turnbull, J Andrews, A Mikocka-Walus

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 151-161, Advances in dual diagnosis, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The patient experience of a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC): A qualitative descriptive study.

R Sharp, C Grech, A Fielder, A Mikocka-Walus, M Cummings, A Esterman

(2014), Vol. 48, pp. 26-35, Contemporary nurse, Maleny, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Covert dose reduction is a distinct type of medication non-adherence observed across all care settings in inflammatory bowel disease.

R Mountifield, J Andrews, A Mikocka-Walus, P Bampton

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 1723-1729, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The patient experience of a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): a qualitative descriptive study

Rebecca Sharp, Carol Grech, Andrea Fielder, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Melita Cummings, Adrian Esterman

(2014), Vol. 48, pp. 5066-5091, Contemporary Nurse, C1-1

journal article

How can we improve models of care in inflammatory bowel disease? An international survey of IBD health professionals.

A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews, D Rampton, J Goodhand, J van der Woude, C Bernstein

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 1668-1674, Journal of Crohns and Colitis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Psychosocial issues in evidence-based guidelines on inflammatory bowel diseases: a review.

W Häuser, G Moser, P Klose, A Mikocka-Walus

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 3663-3671, World journal of gastroenterology, Hong Kong, China, C1-1

journal article

Utilization and efficacy of internet-based eHealth technology in gastroenterology: a systematic review.

S Knowles, A Mikocka-Walus

(2014), Vol. 49, pp. 387-408, Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Attitudes towards antidepressants among people living with inflammatory bowel disease: an online Australia-wide survey.

A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 296-303, Journal of Crohns and Colitis, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Colon cancer surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease: unclear gain but no psychological pain?

R Mountifield, P Bampton, R Prosser, A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 131-138, Internal medicine journal, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article
2013

Acceptability of psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and self-directed therapies in Australians living with chronic hepatitis C.

B Stewart, D Turnbull, A Mikocka-Walus, H Harley, J Andrews

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 427-439, Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

What are the implications of changing treatment delivery models for patients with inflammatory bowel disease : a discussion paper

A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews, R von Känel, G Moser

(2013), Vol. 25, pp. 393-398, European journal gastroenterology and hepatology, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

A novel treatment resource for co-occurring symptoms

S Mccallum, A Mikocka-Walus, H Keage, O Churches, J Andrews

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 155-167, Advances in dual diagnosis, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

'Just to get it off my chest': Patients' views on psychotherapy in inflammatory bowel disease

A Mikocka-Walus, A Gordon, B Stewart, J Andrews

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 227-234, Counselling and psychotherapy research, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Are self-administered or minimal therapist contact psychotherapies an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): a systematic review

A Ahl, A Mikocka-Walus, A Gordon, J Andrews

(2013), Vol. 75, pp. 113-120, Journal of psychosomatic research, Amsterdam ,The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Vein measurement by peripherally inserted central catheter nurses using ultrasound: A reliability study

R Sharp, A Gordon, A Mikocka-Walus, J Childs, C Grech, M Cummings, A Esterman

(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 234-238, JAVA - Journal of the association for vascular access, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Antidepressants for depression during pregnancy: A systematic review protocol

A Gordon, A Mikocka-Walus, L Grzeskowiak, R Jayasekara

(2013), pp. 1-17, Cochrane database of systematic reviews, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2012

"It's a tube up your bottom; it makes people nervous": the experience of anxiety in initial colonoscopy patients

A Mikocka-Walus, L Moulds, N Rollbusch, J Andrews

(2012), Vol. 35, pp. 392-401, Gastroenterology nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

A magic pill? A qualitative analysis of patients' views on the role of antidepressant therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

A Mikocka-Walus, A Gordon, B Stewart, J Andrews

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, BMC gastroenterology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The role of antidepressants in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): a short report on a clinical case-note audit

A Mikocka-Walus, A Gordon, B Stewart, J Andrews

(2012), Vol. 72, pp. 165-167, Journal of psychosomatic research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

An integrated model of care for inflammatory bowel disease sufferers in Australia: development and the effects of its implementation.

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, G Holtmann, J Andrews

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 1573-1581, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Hoboken, N. J., C1-1

journal article

Integrated models of care in managing inflammatory bowel disease: a discussion

A Mikocka-Walus, J Andrews, C Bernstein, L Graff, J Walker, A Spinelli, S Danese, C van der Woude, J Goodhand, D Rampton, G Moser

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 1582-1587, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Help-seeking and coping with the psychosocial burden of chronic hepatitis C: a qualitative study of patient, hepatologist, and counsellor perspectives

B Stewart, A Mikocka-Walus, H Harley, J Andrews

(2012), Vol. 49, pp. 560-569, International journal of nursing studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Anxiety and depression in Australian chronic hepatitis C outpatients: prevalence and predictors

B Stewart, A Mikocka-Walus, J Morgan, A Colman, M Phelps, H Harley, J Andrews

(2012), Vol. 20, pp. 496-500, Australasian psychiatry, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Predictors of postconcussive symptoms 3 months after mild traumatic brain injury

J Ponsford, P Cameron, M Fitzgerald, M Grant, A Mikocka-Walus, M Schönberger

(2012), Vol. 26, pp. 304-313, Neuropsychology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article
2011

Protection from traumatic brain injury in hormonally active women vs men of a similar age: a retrospective international study

J Yeung, A Mikocka-Walus, P Cameron, W Poon, H Ho, A Chang, C Graham, T Rainer

(2011), Vol. 146, pp. 436-442, Archives of surgery, Chicago, Ill., C1-1

journal article

Long-term outcomes after uncomplicated mild traumatic brain injury: a comparison with trauma controls

J Ponsford, P Cameron, M Fitzgerald, M Grant, A Mikocka-Walus

(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 937-946, Journal of neurotrauma, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1-1

journal article
2010

Treatment of psychological co-morbidities in common gastrointestinal and hepatologic disorders

A Mikocka-Walus

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 64-71, World journal of gastrointestinal pharmacology and therapeutics, Pleasanton, Calif., C1-1

journal article

Determinants of resilience to cigarette smoking among young Australians at risk: an exploratory study

Y Colgan, D Turnbull, A Mikocka-Walus, P Delfabbro

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 1-8, Tobacco induced diseases, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Aortic transection: demographics, treatment and outcomes in Victoria, Australia

R Hiller, A Mikocka-Walus, P Cameron

(2010), Vol. 27, pp. 368-371, Emergency medicine journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Motorcycle-related major trauma: on-road versus off-road incidence and profile of cases

A Mikocka-Walus, B Gabbe, P Cameron

(2010), Vol. 22, pp. 470-476, Emergency medicine Australasia, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Management of spleen injuries: the current profile

A Mikocka-Walus, H Beevor, B Gabbe, R Gruen, J Winnett, P Cameron

(2010), Vol. 80, pp. 157-161, ANZ journal of surgery, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Pre-hospital and in-hospital parameters and outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury: a comparison between German and Australian trauma registries

D Engel, A Mikocka-Walus, P Cameron, M Maegele

(2010), Vol. 41, pp. 901-906, Injury, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2009

Incidence and outcomes of major trauma assaults: a population-based study in Victoria

P O'Mullane, A Mikocka-Walus, B Gabbe, P Cameron

(2009), Vol. 190, pp. 129-132, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article

Bicycling injuries and mortality in Victoria, 2001-2006

M Sikic, A Mikocka-Walus, B Gabbe, F McDermott, P Cameron

(2009), Vol. 190, pp. 353-356, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article

Epidemiology of major paediatric chest trauma

S Samarasekera, A Mikocka-Walus, W Butt, P Cameron

(2009), Vol. 45, pp. 676-680, Journal of paediatrics and child health, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Demographic associations with stage of readiness to screen for colorectal cancer

A Duncan, C Wilson, S Cole, A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, G Young

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 7-12, Health promotion journal of Australia, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Psychogastroenterology: a call for psychological input in Australian gastroenterology clinics

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, J Andrews, N Moulding, I Wilson, G Holtmann

(2009), Vol. 39, pp. 127-130, Internal medicine journal, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Can antidepressants influence the course of inflammatory bowel disease? The current state of research

A Mikocka-Walus, D Clarke, P Gibson

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 48-53, European gastroenterology & hepatology review, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Bicycling injuries and mortality in Victoria, 2001-2006

Mirjana Sikic, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Belinda Gabbe, Francis McDermott, Peter Cameron

(2009), Vol. 190, pp. 295-295, Medical Journal of Australia (MJA), Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article
2008

The effect of functional gastrointestinal disorders on psychological comorbidity and quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, J Andrews, N Moulding, G Holtmann

(2008), Vol. 28, pp. 475-483, Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Does psychological status influence clinical outcomes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other chronic gastroenterological diseases: an observational cohort prospective study

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, N Moulding, I Wilson, G Holtmann, J Andrews

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 1-9, BioPsychoSocial medicine, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Psychological problems in gastroenterology outpatients: a South Australian experience. Psychological co-morbidity in IBD, IBS and hepatitis C

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, J Andrews, N Moulding, I Wilson, H Harley, D Hetzel, G Holtmann

(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 1-8, Clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Psychological comorbidity and complexity of gastrointestinal symptoms in clinically diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome patients

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, N Moulding, I Wilson, J Andrews, G Holtmann

(2008), Vol. 23, pp. 1137-1143, Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article
2007

"It doesn't do any harm, but patients feel better": a qualitative exploratory study on gastroenterologists' perspectives on the role of antidepressants in inflammatory bowel disease

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, N Moulding, I Wilson, J Andrews, G Holtmann

(2007), Vol. 24, pp. 1-6, BMC gastroenterology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Controversies surrounding the comorbidity of depression and anxiety in inflammatory bowel disease patients: a literature review

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, N Moulding, I Wilson, J Andrews, G Holtmann

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 225-234, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article
2006

Antidepressants and inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review

A Mikocka-Walus, D Turnbull, N Moulding, I Wilson, J Andrews, G Holtmann

(2006), Vol. 2, pp. 1-9, Clinical practice and epidemiology in health, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
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An evaluation of sexual function and health-related quality of life following laparoscopic surgery in individuals living with endometriosis

Leesa Van Niekerk, Shaunagh Pugh, Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Cecilia Ng, Rebecca O'Hara, Mike Armour, Mathew Leonardi, Subhadra Evans

(), HUMAN REPRODUCTION, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Yoga, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Education to Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Healthcare Costs in Endometriosis

A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Prof Jennifer Watts, Prof Adrian Esterman, Dr David Skvarc

MRFF EPCDRI Endometriosis Research Grant

  • 2023: $187,227
  • 2022: $111,242
  • 2021: $128,688
  • 2020: $148,985

CoDeEndo: Co-Designing, Evaluating, and Implementing Supportive Care for Endometriosis

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Dr David Skvarc, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Felice Jacka, Prof Jason Abbott, Dr Mike Armour, Ms Katherine Stanley, Dr Heidi Staudacher

MRFF (NHMRC) Clinical Trials Activity Grant

  • 2024: $322,580
  • 2023: $909,698

Randomized E-hypnotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Trial (REST)

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof Adrian Esterman, Prof Jane Andrews, Prof Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Dr Simon Knowles, Ms Katherine Stanley, Dr Anna Klas

MRFF (NHMRC) Clinical Trials Activity Grant

  • 2024: $321,306
  • 2023: $698,573

iCare - An interactive online portal to improve health and wellbeing for people living with complex cancers, and their informal carers: a Phase II randomised controlled trial

Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Vicki White, Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Dr Michael Jefford, Prof John Zalcberg, A/Prof Neil Orford, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Andrew Barbour, A/Prof Anna Ugalde, A/Prof Nicole Kiss, Dr Natalie Winter, Prof Bernard Smithers, Prof David Watson, Dr Nikki McCaffrey

MRFF (NHMRC) Clinical Trials Activity Grant

  • 2024: $322,580
  • 2023: $265,441

Other Public Sector Funding

EndoCannED - Medicinal Cannabis for the reduction in emergency department presentations in people with endometriosis: a randomised, controlled feasibility study

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Dr Mike Armour, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Dr Marilla Druitt, Dr Jeremy Furyk, Prof Jason Abbott, Dr Cecilia Ng, Dr Allie Eathorne, Dr Karen Oldfield, Prof Alex Semprini, Ms Katherine Stanley

DJPR Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund

  • 2022: $100,000

CARER HUB: A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN CANCER CARER RESEARCH, TRANSLATION & IMPACT

Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Vicki White, A/Prof Anna Ugalde, Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Bodil Rasmussen, Prof Suzanne Robinson, Prof Peter Martin, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, Prof Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Miss Hannah Jongebloed, Dr Natalie Winter, Ms Meg Chiswell, A/Prof Lan Gao, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, A/Prof Nicole Kiss

Department of Health

  • 2023: $1,214,300

Industry and Other Funding

Combating Distress In People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Feasibility Trial

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Dr Lisa Olive, Dr David Skvarc, A/Prof Lauren Beswick, A/Prof Leanne Raven, Mr Wayne Massuger

Janssen-Cilag

  • 2021: $500
  • 2020: $4,500

Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) for distress associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): A randomised controlled trial of the ACTforIBD program

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Dr Lisa Olive, Prof Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Mr Eric O

Litwin IBD Pioneers

  • 2023: $57,067
  • 2022: $157,880
  • 2021: $93,944

Nocebo response to fermentable carbohydrate dietary challenge: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover challenge trial

Dr Heidi Staudacher, Prof Felice Jacka, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus

Rome Foundation Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction International Research Award

  • 2022: $58,377

Exploring financial burden and language barriers for people with endometriosis: A mixed methods survey

A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus

Endo Help Foundation

  • 2023: $20,000
  • 2022: $25,000

CoDeEndo: Co-Designing, Evaluating, and Implementing Supportive Care for Endometriosis

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Prof Trish Livingston, Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Dr David Skvarc, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Felice Jacka, Prof Jason Abbott, Dr Mike Armour, Ms Katherine Stanley, Dr Heidi Staudacher

Western Alliance

  • 2023: $20,000

Randomized E-hypnotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Trial (REST)

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Prof Adrian Esterman, Prof Jane Andrews, Prof Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Dr Simon Knowles, Ms Katherine Stanley, Dr Anna Klas

Western Alliance

  • 2023: $20,000

Supporting recovery from the mental health impacts of the COVID - 19 pandemic on rural communities.

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Camille Deane, Prof Gery Karantzas, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Elizabeth Westrupp, A/Prof Emma Sciberras

The Sax Institute

  • 2023: $7,800
  • 2022: $5,200

Supporting recovery from the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on young women with mental illness.

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Camille Deane, Prof Gery Karantzas, Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Elizabeth Westrupp, A/Prof Emma Sciberras

The Sax Institute

  • 2023: $13,000

Understanding factors that predict women's grief, adjustment, and recovery from the loss of a mother.

Prof Antonina Mikocka-Walus, A/Prof Subhadra Evans, Prof Gery Karantzas

Motherless Daughters Australia Ltd

  • 2024: $10,000
  • 2023: $32,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2024

Taryn Lores

Thesis entitled: Improving Psychological Care for People with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2022

Catherine Antonietta Emerson

Thesis entitled: Exploring the development of a psychological intervention to manage fatigue in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2019

Melissa Maas

Thesis entitled: Treatment decision-making in early stage non-small cell lung cancer patients and their support people

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

Katrine Turoy-Smith

Thesis entitled: Exploring the interviewing of children for family law matters

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Co-supervisor
2022

Kimina Lyall

Thesis entitled: Moodfulness: investigations into mindfulness, depression, inflammation, and subjective wellbeing homeostasis.

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2024

Charlotte Ann Dowding

Thesis entitled: Understanding Psychological Aspects of Endometriosis

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2019

Eliza Hartley

Thesis entitled: The Postpartum Associations between Depression, Anxiety, Body Image and Weight

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology