Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow, Biostatistics

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Office of Faculty of Health

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Research interests

Mohammadreza Mohebbi joined the DBSU in April 2013 as a senior research fellow. As a biostatistician he was involved in design and analysis of large occupational cohort studies, clinical trials and statistical issues related to survey data.

He received his Ph.D. from Monash University.  In 2012 he went to the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University as a biostatistician research fellow. Prior to that Mohammadreza was involved in collaborative research in medical and public health fields and has been responsible for the design, monitoring, and analysis of clinical trials, population based surveys and observational studies. 

Mohammadreza’s research has focused on the development of statistical methods for the analysis of large observational data with the ultimate goal of addressing important questions in environmental epidemiology, health related impacts of climate change, and spatial disease mapping. He is an expert in Bayesian methods, longitudinal data analysis, geo-spatial modelling, and Bayesian hierarchical models. He has extensive experience on the development of statistical methods and their applications to environmental epidemiology, cluster randomised trials, spatial epidemiology, and epidemiological study designs. Mohammadreza has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications.

Mohammadreza taught Introductory Biostatistics, Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health, Analysis of Longitudinal Data, and Multilevel Statistical Models. He has been co-supervisor of 6 PhD students and 9 post-graduates.
 

Publications

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2020

Personality disorder and functioning in major depressive disorder: a nested study within a randomized controlled trial

Bianca Kavanagh, Lana Williams, Michael Berk, Alyna Turner, Henry Jackson, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Buranee Kanchanatawan, Melanie Ashton, Chee Ng, Michael Maes, Lesley Berk, Gin Malhi, Nathan Dowling, Ajeet Singh, Olivia Dean

(2020), Vol. 42, pp. 14-21, Brazilian journal of psychiatry, Sao Paulo, Brazil, C1

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Diet quality, dietary inflammatory index and body mass index as predictors of response to adjunctive N-acetylcysteine and mitochondrial agents in adults with bipolar disorder: a sub-study of a randomised placebo-controlled trial

M Ashton, O Dean, W Marx, M Mohebbi, M Berk, G Malhi, C Ng, S Cotton, S Dodd, J Sarris, M Hopwood, K Faye-Chauhan, Y Kim, S Dash, F Jacka, N Shivappa, J Hebert, A Turner

(2020), Vol. 54, pp. 159-172, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

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Physical activity as a predictor of clinical trial outcomes in bipolar depression: a subanalysis of a mitochondrial-enhancing nutraceutical randomized controlled trial

M Ashton, M Mohebbi, A Turner, W Marx, M Berk, G Malhi, C Ng, S Cotton, S Dodd, J Sarris, M Hopwood, B Stubbs, O Dean

(2020), Vol. 65, pp. 306-318, Canadian journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

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The impact of translated reminder letters and phone calls on mammography screening booking rates: two randomised controlled trials

A Beauchamp, M Mohebbi, A Cooper, V Pridmore, P Livingston, M Scanlon, M Davis, J O'Hara, R Osborne

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-16, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Youth Depression Alleviation with Anti-inflammatory Agents (YoDA-A): a randomised clinical trial of rosuvastatin and aspirin

M Berk, M Mohebbi, O Dean, S Cotton, A Chanen, S Dodd, A Ratheesh, G Amminger, M Phelan, A Weller, A Mackinnon, F Giorlando, S Baird, L Incerti, R Brodie, N Ferguson, S Rice, M Schfer, E Mullen, S Hetrick, M Kerr, S Harrigan, A Quinn, C Mazza, P McGorry, C Davey

(2020), Vol. 18, pp. 1-12, BMC medicine, London, Eng., C1

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The association of antihypertensive use and depressive symptoms in a large older population with hypertension living in Australia and the United States: a cross-sectional study

B Agustini, M Mohebbi, R Woods, J McNeil, M Nelson, R Shah, A Murray, M Ernst, C Reid, A Tonkin, J Lockery, M Berk

(2020), pp. 1-8, Journal of Human Hypertension, [London], Eng., C1

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Handgrip strength and muscle quality in Australian women: cross-sectional data from the Geelong Osteoporosis Study

S Sui, K Holloway-Kew, N Hyde, L Williams, M Tembo, M Mohebbi, M Gojanovic, S Leach, J Pasco

(2020), Vol. 11, pp. 690-697, Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Minocycline for the treatment of mental health and neurological conditions: study protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis

C Bortolasci, W Marx, A Walker, K Hasebe, B Kavanagh, M Morris, M Mohebbi, A Turner, L Gray, L Berk, K Walder, M Berk, O Dean

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 1-4, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Repurposing a fracture risk calculator (FRAX) as a screening tool for women at risk for sarcopenia

J Pasco, M Mohebbi, M Tembo, K Kew, N Hyde, L Williams, M Kotowicz

(2020), Osteoporosis international, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Association between food liking and the dietary quality in Australian young adults

U Wanich, L Riddell, S Cicerale, M Mohebbi, D Sayompark, D Liem, R Keast

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 166-174, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, Wellington, Vic., C1

journal article

Predictive value of non-specific bronchial challenge testing for respiratory symptoms and lung function in aluminium smelter workers

M Abramson, S Gwini, N De Klerk, A Del Monaco, M Dennekamp, L Fritschi, C Dimitriadis, M Mohebbi, A Musk, M Sim

(2020), Vol. 77, pp. 535-539, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, C1

journal article

Osteoporosis medication use among Australian women over two decades

Amanda Stuart, Julie Pasco, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Mark Kotowicz, Kara Holloway-Kew, Sarah Hosking, Lana Williams

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, Archives of osteoporosis, Guildford, Eng., C1

journal article

Patterns of Association between Depressive Symptoms and Chronic Medical Morbidities in Older Adults

B Agustini, M Lotfaliany, R Woods, J McNeil, M Nelson, R Shah, A Murray, M Ernst, C Reid, A Tonkin, J Lockery, L Williams, M Berk, M Mohebbi

(2020), Vol. 68, pp. 1834-1841, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Vital sign abnormalities as predictors of clinical deterioration in subacute care patients: A prospective case-time-control study

J Considine, M Street, A Hutchinson, M Mohebbi, H Rawson, T Dunning, M Botti, M Duke, A Hutchison, T Bucknall

(2020), Vol. 108, pp. 1-9, International Journal of Nursing Studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The association between a fracture risk tool and frailty: Geelong Osteoporosis Study

M Tembo, K Holloway-Kew, M Mohebbi, S Sui, S Hosking, S Brennan-Olsen, L Williams, M Kotowicz, J Pasco

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 1-9, BMC geriatrics, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Characteristics and outcomes of emergency interhospital transfers from subacute to acute care for clinical deterioration

Julie Considine, Maryann Street, Tracey Bucknall, Helen Rawson, Anastasia Hutchison, Trisha Dunning, Mari Botti, Maxine Duke, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Alison Hutchinson

(2019), Vol. 31, pp. 117-124, International journal for quality in health care, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Equity weights for socioeconomic position: two methods-survey of stated preferences and epidemiological data

A Lal, M Mohebi, R Sweeney, M Moodie, A Peeters, R Carter

(2019), Vol. 22, pp. 247-253, Value in health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Fracture risk in women with dysglycaemia: assessing effects of baseline and time-varying risk factors

Lelia de Abreu, Kara Holloway-Kew, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Muhammad Sajjad, Mark Kotowicz, Julie Pasco

(2019), Vol. 104, pp. 262-272, Calcified tissue international, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

The efficacy of adjunctive N-acetylcysteine in acute bipolar depression: a randomized placebo-controlled study

Pernille Ellegaard, Rasmus Licht, Ren Nielsen, Olivia Dean, Michael Berk, Henrik Poulsen, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Connie Nielsen

(2019), Vol. 245, pp. 1043-1051, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Achievement of patients' preferences for participation in oncological symptom management and its association with perceived quality of care

Cen Lin, Emma Cohen, Patricia Livingston, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Mari Botti

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 83-90, Patient preference and adherence, Macclesfield, Eng., C1

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Timing of emergency interhospital transfers from subacute to acute care and patient outcomes: a prospective cohort study

Julie Considine, Maryann Street, Alison Hutchinson, Tracey Bucknall, Helen Rawson, Anastasia Hutchinson, Trisha Dunning, Maxine Duke, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Mari Botti

(2019), Vol. 91, pp. 77-85, International journal of nursing studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Post option B+ implementation programme in Nigeria: determinants of adherence of antiretroviral therapy among pregnant women with HIV

Olumuyiwa Omonaiye, Snezana Kusljic, Pat Nicholson, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Elizabeth Manias

(2019), Vol. 81, pp. 225-230, International journal of infectious diseases, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Variation in the prevalence of depression and patterns of association, sociodemographic and lifestyle factors in community-dwelling older adults in six low- and middle-income countries

Mojtaba Lotfaliany, Erin Hoare, Felice Jacka, Paul Kowal, Michael Berk, Mohammadreza Mohebbi

(2019), Vol. 251, pp. 218-226, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Prevalence of depressive symptoms and its associated factors among healthy community-dwelling older adults living in Australia and the United States

Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Bruno Agustini, Robyn Woods, John McNeil, Mark Nelson, Raj Shah, Van Nguyen, Elsdon Storey, Anne Murray, Christopher Reid, Brenda Kirpach, Rory Wolfe, Jessica Lockery, Michael Berk, ASPREE Investigator Group

(2019), Vol. 34, pp. 1208-1216, International journal of geriatric psychiatry, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Maternal vitamin D in pregnancy and offspring bone measures in childhood: the Vitamin D in Pregnancy study

Natalie Hyde, Sharon Brennan-Olsen, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, John Wark, Sarah Hosking, Julie Pasco

(2019), Vol. 124, pp. 126-131, Bone, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Co-occurrence of depression with chronic diseases among the older population living in low- and middle-income countries: a compound health challenge

Mojtaba Lotfaliany, Bruno Agustini, Paul Kowal, Michael Berk, Mohammadreza Mohebbi

(2019), Vol. 31, pp. 95-105, Annals of clinical psychiatry, Montvale, N.J., C1

journal article

Association between statin use and depressive symptoms in a large community-dwelling older population living in Australia and the USA: a cross-sectional study

Bruno Agustini, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Robyn Woods, John McNeil, Mark Nelson, Raj Shah, Anne Murray, Michael Ernst, Christopher Reid, Andrew Tonkin, Jessica Lockery, Michael Berk, ASPREE Investigator Group

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 685-694, CNS drugs, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Economic evaluation of a phase III international randomised controlled trial of very early mobilisation after stroke (AVERT)

Lan Gao, Lauren Sheppard, Olivia Wu, Leonid Churilov, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Janice Collier, Julie Bernhardt, Fiona Ellery, Helen Dewey, Marj Moodie, AVERT Trial Collaboration Group

(2019), Vol. 9, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

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Association between area-level socioeconomic status, accessibility and diabetes-related hospitalisations: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Western Victoria, Australia

Muhammad Sajjad, Kara Holloway-Kew, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Mark Kotowicz, Lelia de Abreu, Patricia Livingston, Mustafa Khasraw, Sharon Hakkennes, Trisha Dunning, Susan Brumby, Richard Page, Alasdair Sutherland, Svetha Venkatesh, Lana Williams, Sharon Brennan-Olsen, Julie Pasco

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-9, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

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The effect of a diabetes prevention program on dietary quality in women with previous gestational diabetes

S O'Reilly, V Versace, M Mohebbi, S Lim, E Janus, J Dunbar

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-12, BMC Women's Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Threshold concept acquisition in occupational therapy: a mixed methods study of students and clinicians

K Nicola-Richmond, G Ppin, H Larkin, M Mohebbi

(2019), Vol. 66, pp. 568-580, Australian occupational therapy journal, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

The relationship between culture, food liking, and body mass index in Australian and Thai young adults

U Wanich, L Riddell, S Cicerale, M Mohebbi, D Sayompark, D Liem, R Keast

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 634-644, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Mapping cancer incidence across Western Victoria: The association with age, accessibility, and socioeconomic status among men and women

S Cowdery, M Sajjad, K Holloway-Kew, M Mohebbi, L Williams, M Kotowicz, P Livingston, M Khasraw, S Hakkennes, T Dunning, S Brumby, R Page, A Sutherland, S Brennan-Olsen, M Berk, D Campbell, J Pasco

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-10, BMC cancer, London, Eng., C1

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Targeting the Infant Gut Microbiota Through a Perinatal Educational Dietary Intervention: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

S Dawson, J Craig, G Clarke, M Mohebbi, P Dawson, M Tang, F Jacka

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 1-14, JMIR Research Protocols, Toronto, Ont., C1

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Effect of intranasal vs intramuscular naloxone on opioid overdose: a randomized clinical trial

P Dietze, M Jauncey, A Salmon, M Mohebbi, J Latimer, I van Beek, C McGrath, D Kerr

(2019), Vol. 2, pp. 1-12, JAMA network open, Chicago, Ill., C1

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Association between dairy intake and fracture in an Australian-based cohort of women: a prospective study

H Aslam, K Holloway-Kew, M Mohebbi, F Jacka, J Pasco

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-11, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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Resuscitation Status and Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Transferred From Subacute Care To Acute Care Hospitals: A Multi?Site Prospective Cohort Study

Maryann Street, P Dunning, Tracey Bucknall, Alison Hutchinson, Helen Rawson, Anastasia Hutchinson, Mari Botti, Maxine Duke, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Julie Considine

(2019), pp. 1-10, Journal of Clinical Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Influences on emergency department length of stay for older people

M Street, M Mohebbi, D Berry, A Cross, J Considine

(2018), Vol. 25, pp. 242-249, European journal of emergency medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal article

The deterioration in physical function of hemodialysis patients

B Sutcliffe, P Bennett, S Fraser, M Mohebbi

(2018), Vol. 22, pp. 245-253, Hemodialysis international, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Psychometric properties of a short form of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D-10) scale for screening depressive symptoms in healthy community dwelling older adults.

M Mohebbi, V Nguyen, J McNeil, R Woods, M Nelson, R Shah, E Storey, A Murray, C Reid, B Kirpach, R Wolfe, J Lockery, M Berk, ASPREE Investigator Group

(2018), Vol. 51, pp. 118-125, General hospital psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The epidemiology of hip fractures across western Victoria, Australia

K Holloway, M Sajjad, M Mohebbi, M Kotowicz, P Livingston, M Khasraw, S Hakkennes, T Dunning, S Brumby, R Page, D Pedler, A Sutherland, S Venkatesh, S Brennan-Olsen, L Williams, J Pasco

(2018), Vol. 108, pp. 1-9, Bone, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Mechanisms underpinning the polypharmacy effects of medications in psychiatry

Chiara Bortolasci, Briana Spolding, Edward Callaly, Sheree Martin, Bruna Panizzutti, Srisaiyini Kidnapillai, Timothy Connor, Kyoko Hasebe, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Olivia Dean, Sean McGee, Seetal Dodd, Laura Gray, Michael Berk, Ken Walder

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 582-591, The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Social marketing and community mobilisation to reduce underage alcohol consumption in Australia: a cluster randomised community trial

Bosco Rowland, Joanne Williams, Rachel Smith, Jessica Hall, Amber Osborn, Peter Kremer, Adrian Kelly, Eva Leslie, George Patton, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, John Toumbourou

(2018), Vol. 113, pp. 132-139, Preventive medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Comparison of incidence, rate and length of all-cause hospital admissions between adults with normoglycaemia, impaired fasting glucose and diabetes: a retrospective cohort study in Geelong, Australia

Muhammad Sajjad, Kara Holloway, Lelia de Abreu, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Mark Kotowicz, Daryl Pedler, Julie Pasco

(2018), Vol. 8, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Add-on treatment with N-acetylcysteine for bipolar depression: a 24-week randomized double-blind parallel group placebo-controlled multicentre trial (NACOS-study protocol)

P Ellegaard, R Licht, H Poulsen, R Nielsen, M Berk, O Dean, M Mohebbi, C Nielsen

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 1-9, International journal of bipolar disorders, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Trial protocol: a clustered, randomised, longitudinal, type 2 translational trial of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm among adolescents in Australia

B Rowland, C Abraham, R Carter, J Abimanyi-Ochom, A Kelly, P Kremer, J Williams, R Smith, J Hall, D Wagner, H Renner, T Hosseini, A Osborn, M Mohebbi, J Toumbourou

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-7, BMC Public Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Patient centric measures for a patient centric era: agreement and convergent between ratings on The Patient Global Impression of Improvement (PGI-I) scale and the Clinical Global Impressions - Improvement (CGI-S) scale in bipolar and major depressive disorder

M Mohebbi, S Dodd, O Dean, M Berk

(2018), Vol. 53, pp. 17-22, European psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The effect of preparation strategies, qualification and professional background on clinical nurse educator confidence

Van Nguyen, Helen Forbes, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Maxine Duke

(2018), Vol. 74, pp. 2351-2362, Journal of advanced nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Arthritis diagnosis and symptoms are positively associated with specific physical job exposures in lower- and middle-income countries: cross-sectional results from the World Health Organization's Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)

Sharon Brennan-Olsen, Svetlana Solovieva, Eira Viikari-Juntura, Ilana Ackerman, Steven Bowe, Paul Kowal, Nirmala Naidoo, Somnath Chatterji, Anita Wluka, Michelle Leech, Richard Page, Kerrie Sanders, Fernando Gomez, Gustavo Duque, Darci Green, Mohammadreza Mohebbi

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-12, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Mediator effects of parameters of inflammation and neurogenesis from a N-acetyl cysteine clinical-trial for bipolar depression

Bruna Panizzutti, Chiara Bortolasci, Kyoko Hasebe, Srisaiyini Kidnapillai, Laura Gray, Ken Walder, Michael Berk, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Seetal Dodd, Clarissa Gama, Pedro Magalhes, Susan Cotton, Flvio Kapczinski, Ashley Bush, Gin Malhi, Olivia Dean

(2018), Vol. 30, pp. 334-341, Acta neuropsychiatrica, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Mechanisms of physical activity behavior change for prostate cancer survivors: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Melinda Craike, Cadeyrn Gaskin, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Kerry Courneya, Patricia Livingston

(2018), Vol. 52, pp. 798-808, Annals of behavioral medicine, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Depression and chronic diseases: co-occurrence and communality of risk factors

Mojtaba Lotfaliany, Steven Bowe, Paul Kowal, Liliana Orellana, Michael Berk, Mohammadreza Mohebbi

(2018), Vol. 241, pp. 461-468, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Evaluating the impact of the dementia care in hospitals program (DCHP) on hospital-acquired complications: study protocol

M Yates, J Watts, K Bail, M Mohebbi, S Macdermott, J Jebramek, H Brodaty

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-11, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Is trabecular bone score less affected by degenerative-changes at the spine than lumbar spine BMD?

Kara Anderson, Kara Holloway-Kew, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Mark Kotowicz, Didier Hans, Julie Pasco

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 1-9, Archives of osteoporosis, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Assessing food liking: comparison of food liking questionnaires and direct food tasting in two cultures

Uracha Wanich, Dhoungsiri Sayompark, Lynn Riddell, Sara Cicerale, Djin Liem, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Susie Macfarlane, Russell Keast

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-11, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2017

A randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled trial of a fixed dose of N-acetyl cysteine in children with autistic disorder

O Dean, K Gray, K-A Villagonzalo, S Dodd, M Mohebbi, T Vick, B Tonge, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 51, pp. 241-249, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Risk factors for incident delirium in an acute general medical setting: a retrospective case - control study

E Tomlinson, N Phillips, M Mohammadreza, A Hutchinson

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 658-667, Journal of clinical nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Musculoskeletal decline and mortality: prospective data from the Geelong Osteoporosis Study

J Pasco, M Mohebbi, K Holloway, S Brennan-Olsen, N Hyde, M Kotowicz

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 482-489, Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

A randomised controlled trial of dietary improvement for adults with major depression (the 'SMILES' trial)

F Jacka, A O'Neil, R Opie, C Itsiopoulos, S Cotton, M Mohebbi, D Castle, S Dash, C Mihalopoulos, M Chatterton, L Brazionis, O Dean, A Hodge, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 15, pp. 1-13, BMC medicine, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A clinician referral and 12-week exercise training program for men with prostate cancer: outcomes to 12 months of the ENGAGE cluster randomized controlled trial

C Gaskin, M Craike, M Mohebbi, K Courneya, P Livingston

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 353-359, Journal of physical activity and health, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal article

Adjunctive N-acetylcysteine in depression: exploration of interleukin-6, C-reactive protein and brain-derived neurotrophic factor

K Hasebe, L Gray, C Bortolasci, B Panizzutti, M Mohebbi, S Kidnapillai, B Spolding, K Walder, M Berk, G Malhi, S Dodd, O Dean

(2017), Vol. 29, pp. 337-346, Acta neuropsychiatrica, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Demographic characteristics, call details and psychosocial support needs of the family/friends of someone diagnosed with cancer who access Australian Cancer Council telephone information and support services

L Heckel, K Fennell, M Mohebbi, M Byrnes, P Livingston

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 86-91, European journal of oncology nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Pattern of psychotropic medication use over two decades in Australian women

A Stuart, M Mohebbi, J Pasco, S Quirk, S Brennan-Olsen, M Berk, L Williams

(2017), pp. 1-8, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Adjunctive minocycline treatment for major depressive disorder: a proof of concept trial

O Dean, B Kanchanatawan, M Ashton, M Mohebbi, C Ng, M Maes, L Berk, A Sughondhabirom, S Tangwongchai, A Singh, H McKenzie, D Smith, G Malhi, N Dowling, M Berk

(2017), Vol. 51, pp. 829-840, Australian & New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Cost of high prevalence mental disorders: findings from the 2007 Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Y-C Lee, M Chatterton, A Magnus, M Mohebbi, L Le, C Mihalopoulos

(2017), Vol. 51, pp. 1198-1211, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Prevalence of arthritis according to age, sex and socioeconomic status in six low and middle income countries: analysis of data from the World Health Organization study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) Wave 1

S Brennan-Olsen, X Cook, M Leech, S Bowe, P Kowal, N Naidoo, I Ackerman, R Page, S Hosking, J Pasco, M Mohebbi

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1-12, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, London, Eng., C1

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All-cause mortality risk in Australian women with impaired fasting glucose and diabetes

L de Abreu, K Holloway, M Mohebbi, M Sajjad, M Kotowicz, J Pasco

(2017), Vol. 2017, pp. 1-8, Journal of diabetes research, Cairo, Egypt, C1

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Prioritising Responses Of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO) protocol: testing the effectiveness of a facilitation intervention in a pragmatic, cluster-randomised trial with an embedded process evaluation and cost analysis

T Bucknall, G Harvey, J Considine, I Mitchell, J Rycroft-Malone, I Graham, M Mohebbi, J Watts, A Hutchinson

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, Implementation science, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Chain of events analysis for a scuba diving fatality

J Lippmann, C Stevenson, DMcD Taylor, J Williams, M Mohebbi

(2017), Vol. 47, pp. 144-154, Diving and hyperbaric medicine, [Melbourne, Vic.], C1

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Development and validation of an instrument to measure nurse educator perceived confidence in clinical teaching

V Nguyen, H Forbes, M Mohebbi, M Duke

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 498-508, Nursing and health sciences, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

The Development and validation of the Child Sexual Assault Victim Credibility Scale: an instrument to measure laypersons' perceptions of victim credibility

A Voogt, B Klettke, M Mohebbi

(2017), Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

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Effect of a newly designed observation, response and discharge chart in the post anaesthesia care unit on patient outcomes: a quasi-expermental study in Australia

M Street, N Phillips, M Mohebbi, B Kent

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-11, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Pharmacy Diabetes Screening Trial: protocol for a pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial to compare three screening methods for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in Australian community pharmacy

I Krass, R Carter, B Mitchell, M Mohebbi, T Shih, P Trinder, V Versace, F Wilson, K Mc Namara

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-13, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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Prediction of major osteoporotic and hip fractures in Australian men using FRAX scores adjusted with trabecular bone score

K Holloway, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Amelia Betson, Didier Hans, Natalie Hyde, Sharon Brennan-Olsen, Mark Kotowicz, Julie Pasco

(2017), Vol. 29, pp. 101-108, Osteoporosis international, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Statin and aspirin use and the risk of mood disorders among men

L Williams, J Pasco, M Mohebbi, F Jacka, A Stuart, K Venugopal, A O'Neil, M Berk

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 1-4, International journal of neuropsychopharmacology, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Associations of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behavior with quality of life and psychological well-being in prostate cancer survivors

C Gaskin, M Craike, M Mohebbi, J Salmon, K Courneya, S Broadbent, P Livingston

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1093-1103, Cancer causes & control, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Pathologic response to neoadjuvant treatment in locally advanced rectal cancer and impact on outcome

M Jalilian, S Davis, M Mohebbi, B Sugamaran, I Porter, S Bell, S Warrier, R Wale

(2016), Vol. 7, pp. 603-608, Journal of gastrointestinal oncology, Hong Kong, China, C1

journal article

ASPREE-D: Aspirin for the prevention of depression in the elderly

M Berk, R Woods, M Nelson, R Shah, C Reid, E Storey, S Fitzgerald, J Lockery, R Wolfe, M Mohebbi, A Murray, B Kirpach, R Grimm, J McNeil

(2016), Vol. 28, pp. 1741-1748, International psychogeriatrics, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Migration, acculturation and environment: determinants of obesity among Iranian migrants in Australia

M Delavari, A Sonderlund, D Mellor, M Mohebbi, B Swinburn

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1083-1098, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Minimising post-operative risk using a Post-Anaesthetic Care Tool (PACT): protocol for a prospective observational study and cost-effectiveness analysis

M Street, N Phillips, B Kent, S Colgan, M Mohebbi

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 1-6, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The efficacy of a clinician referral and 12 week physical activity program among men living with prostate cancer: a multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial

P Livingston, M Craike, J Salmon, K Courneya, C Gaskin, S Fraser, M Mohebbi, S Broadbent, M Botti, B Kent

(2015), Vol. 121, pp. 2646-2654, Cancer, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Client Self-Assessment in Community Aged Care

Goetz Ottmann, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Anna Millicer

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 215824401452207-215824401452207, SAGE Open, C1

journal article

Exploring obesogenic environments: The design and development of the migrant obesogenic perception of the environment questionnaire (MOPE-Q) using a sample of Iranian migrants in Australia

M Delavari, A Snderlund, D Mellor, M Mohebbi, B Swinburn

(2014), Vol. 14, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Self-directed community services for older Australians : a stepped capacity-building approach

G Ottmann, M Mohebbi

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 598-611, Health and social care in the community, Chichester, England, C1

journal article

Disease mapping and regression with count data in the presence of overdispersion and spatial autocorrelation: a Bayesian model averaging approach

M Mohebbi, R Wolfe, A Forbes

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 883-902, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

The microbiological and sustainability effects of washing anaesthesia breathing circuits less frequently

F McGain, C Algie, J O?Toole, F Lim, M Mohebbi, D Story, K Leder

(2014), Vol. 69, pp. 337-342, Anaesthesia, Chichester, England, C1

journal article

Laboratory features of common causes of fever in returned travelers

E Cooper, I Ratnam, M Mohebbi, K Leder

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 235-239, Journal of travel medicine, Hoboken, NJ, C1

journal article
2012

Femtosecond laser settings for keratoconic corneas

H Hashemi, M Mohebbi, S Mehravaran

(2012), Vol. 38, pp. 373-373, Journal of cataract & refractive surgery, Philadelphia, PA, C1-1

journal article
2011

A poisson regression approach for modelling spatial autocorrelation between geographically referenced observations

M Mohebbi, R Wolfe, D Jolley

(2011), Vol. 11, BMC Medical Research Methodology, C1-1

journal article

The spatial distribution of esophageal and gastric cancer in Caspian region of Iran: An ecological analysis of diet and socio-economic influences

M Mohebbi, R Wolfe, D Jolley, A Forbes, M Mahmoodi, R Burton

(2011), Vol. 10, International Journal of Health Geographics, C1-1

journal article
2010

Visual Outcomes in Five Different Approaches for Treatment of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

Masoud Soheilian, Alireza Ramezani, Ali Tavallali, Mohammad Mohebbi, Gholam Peyman

(2010), Vol. 41, pp. 157-165, Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, and Imaging, C1-1

journal article
2009

Measuring professionalism in residency training programs in Iran

K Aramesh, M Mohebbi, M Jessri, M Sanagou

(2009), Vol. 31, Medical Teacher, C1-1

journal article

Agreement between clinical estimation and a new quantitative analysis by Photoshop software in fundus and angiographic image variables

Alireza Ramezani, Hamid Ahmadieh, Mohsen Azarmina, Masoud Soheilian, Mohammad Dehghan, Mohammad Mohebbi

(2009), Vol. 29, pp. 439-449, International Ophthalmology, C1-1

journal article
2008

Intravitreal bevacizumab with or without triamcinolone for refractory diabetic macular edema; a placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial

Hamid Ahmadieh, Alireza Ramezani, Nasser Shoeibi, Bijan Bijanzadeh, Ali Tabatabaei, Mohsen Azarmina, Masoud Soheilian, Gholamreza Keshavarzi, Mohammad-Reza Mohebbi

(2008), Vol. 246, pp. 483-489, Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, C1-1

journal article

Time of occurrence and age distribution of digestive tract cancers in northern Iran

M Mohebbi, K Nourijelyani, M Mahmoudi, K Mohammad, H Zeraati, A Fotouhi, B Moghadaszadeh

(2008), Vol. 37, pp. 8-19, Iranian Journal of Public Health, C1-1

journal article

Triamcinolone Acetonide in Silicone-Filled Eyes as Adjunctive Treatment for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

Hamid Ahmadieh, Mostafa Feghhi, Homa Tabatabaei, Nasser Shoeibi, Alireza Ramezani, Mohammad Mohebbi

(2008), Vol. 115, pp. 1938-1943, Ophthalmology, C1-1

journal article

Geographical spread of gastrointestinal tract cancer incidence in the Caspian Sea region of Iran: Spatial analysis of cancer registry data

M Mohebbi, M Mahmoodi, R Wolfe, K Nourijelyani, K Mohammad, H Zeraati, A Fotouhi

(2008), Vol. 8, BMC Cancer, C1-1

journal article
2006

Visual outcome and ocular survival in open-globe injuries

M Entezari, H Rabei, M Badalabadi, M Mohebbi

(2006), Vol. 37, pp. 633-637, Injury, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Prioritising Responses of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO)

Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Gillian Harvey, Prof Julie Considine, Prof Imogen Mitchell, Prof Jo Rycroft-Malone, Prof Ian Graham, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, A/Prof Jennifer Watts

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2018: $81,475
  • 2017: $241,576
  • 2016: $148,287

Other Public Sector Funding

Prioritising Responses of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO)

Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Gillian Harvey, Prof Julie Considine, Prof Imogen Mitchell, Prof Jo Rycroft-Malone, Prof Ian Graham, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, A/Prof Jennifer Watts

  • 2017: $45,000
  • 2016: $68,400

Health Economic Evaluation of the Partnered Pharmacy Medication Charting Program

A/Prof Andrew Dalton, Prof Elizabeth Manias, A/Prof Kevin Mc Namara, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Ms Elena Gospodarevskaya

  • 2018: $60,958
  • 2017: $97,533
  • 2016: $85,340

Diabetes Health Check Risk Assessment, Screening and Referral

A/Prof Kevin Mc Namara, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Dr Sophy Shih, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi

  • 2018: $49,362
  • 2017: $328,676

Development of MyMAPS, an innovative blended face-to-face and mobile application psychosocial intervention for bipolar disorder

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Lesley Berk, Prof David Castle, Prof Malcolm Hopwood, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Prof Greg Murray, Prof John Grundy, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Dr Sue Lauder, Dr Emma Gliddon

  • 2018: $99,872

Industry and Other Funding

Cost of illness for high prevalence mental disorders in Australia

Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Ms Yu-Chen Lee, Ms Anne Magnus, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi

  • 2014: $50,000

Development of MyMAPS, an innovative blended face-to-face and mobile application psychosocial intervention for bipolar disorder

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Lesley Berk, Prof David Castle, Prof Malcolm Hopwood, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Prof Greg Murray, Prof John Grundy, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Dr Sue Lauder, Dr Emma Gliddon

  • 2018: $100,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2020

Lelia Abreu

Thesis entitled: Dysglycaemia, Skeletal Morbidity and Mortality

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Ashleigh Sarah Zuccolo

Thesis entitled: Exploring Coaches' Understanding of the Game Sense Approach to Coaching

MAppSc, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

2019

Uracha Wanich

Thesis entitled: Cross-cultural comparison of food liking in Australian and Thai young adult

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Muhammad Amber Sajjad

Thesis entitled: Acute health service utilisation in diabetes mellitus in western Victoria, Australia

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Sarah Kate Ainsley Wynton

Thesis entitled: Subtask Learning, Strategy Acquisition, and Dynamic Ability-Performance Relationships: Decomposing Skill Acquisition Using Bayesian Hierarchical Models

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2018

Elizabeth Oldland

Thesis entitled: Measurement of Nurses' Perceived Responsibilities and Skills for Healthcare Quality

Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing), School of Nursing & Midwifery

2017

Alexandra Flowers

Thesis entitled: Perinatal Mental Health: The Impact on Mother-Infant Bonding and Attachment

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Ashmyra Voogt

Thesis entitled: Perceptions of Victim Credibility in Child Sexual Assault Cases

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Ngoc Bich Van Nguyen

Thesis entitled: Measuring Nurse Educator Confidence in Clinical Teaching Competence

Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing), School of Nursing & Midwifery