Dr Nick Kowalenko

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Psychiatry, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9926 8905
Fax +61 2 9906 8136

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Keywords

Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical Specialty

Psychiatry

Selected grants

2005

  • Psychological Medicine research; Tennant C, Kowalenko N, McMahon C; Industry Contracts/Default scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Thabrew, H., Henderson, S., Hazell, P., Moor, S., Kowalenko, N., Kenn, F. (2017). Is it time for child psychiatry to grow up? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 51(10), 971-973. [More Information]
  • Tungpunkom, P., Maybery, D., Reupert, A., Kowalenko, N., Foster, K. (2017). Mental health professionals' family-focused practice with families with dependent children: a survey study. BMC Health Services Research, 17(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Falkov, A., Goodyear, M., Hosman, C., Biebel, K., Skogoy, B., Kowalenko, N., Wolf, T., Re, E. (2016). A systems approach to enhance global efforts to implement family-focused mental health interventions. Child and Youth Services, 37(2), 175-193. [More Information]
  • Culjak, G., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2016). Awareness, Access and Use of Internet Self-Help Websites for Depression by University Students. JMIR Mental Health, 3(4), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Foster, K., Maybery, D., Reupert, A., Gladstone, B., Grant, A., Ruud, T., Falkov, A., Kowalenko, N. (2016). Family focused practice in mental health care: an integrative review. Child and Youth Services, 37(2), 129-155. [More Information]
  • Reupert, A., Maybery, D., Kowalenko, N. (2013). Children whose parents have a mental illness: prevalence, need and treatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 3(3), 7-9.
  • Kowalenko, N., Mares, S., Newman, L., Sved Williams, A., Powrie, R., van Doesum, K. (2013). Family matters: infants, toddlers and preschoolers of parents affected by mental illness. Medical Journal of Australia, 1(Suppl 1), 14-17. [More Information]
  • Beardslee, W., Solantaus, T., Morgan, B., Gladstone, T., Kowalenko, N. (2013). Preventive interventions for children of parents with depression: international perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(3), s23-s25. [More Information]
  • Reupert, A., Maybery, D., Kowalenko, N. (2012). Children whose parents have a mental illness: prevalence, need and treatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 1(S1), 7-9. [More Information]
  • Beardslee, W., Solantaus, T., Morgan, B., Gladstone, T., Kowalenko, N. (2012). Preventive interventions for children of parents with depression: International perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 7(Suppl 1), 23-27. [More Information]
  • Rossiter, C., Fowler, C., McMahon, C., Kowalenko, N. (2012). Supporting depressed mothers at home: Their views on an innovative relationship-based intervention. Contemporary Nurse, 41(1), 90-100. [More Information]
  • Kowalenko, N. (2012). The three year old social and emotional well-being check is good news. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46(10), 928-931. [More Information]
  • Kowalenko, N. (2009). Children aged 0-5 with a parent who has a mental illness: the need for early intervention. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 8(3).
  • Culjak, G., Nichols, P., Leveaux, R., Kowalenko, N. (2007). More evidence-based internet self-help depression websites now available. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, 2, 86-92.
  • Buist, A., Condon, J., Brooks, J., Speelman, C., Milgrom, J., Hayes, B., Ellwood, D., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Matthey, S., et al (2006). Acceptability of routine screening for perinatal depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 93, 233-237. [More Information]
  • Rapee, R., Wignall, A., Sheffield, J., Kowalenko, N., Davis, A., McLoone, J., Spence, S. (2006). Adolescents' reactions to universal and indicated prevention programs for depression: perceived stigma and consumer satisfaction. Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 7(2), 167-177. [More Information]
  • Sheffield, J., Spence, S., Rapee, R., Kowalenko, N., Wignall, A., Davis, A., McLoone, J. (2006). Evaluation of universal, indicated, and combined cognitive-behavioral approaches to the prevention of depression among adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(1), 66-79. [More Information]
  • McMahon, C., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2006). Maternal attachment state of mind moderates the impact of postnatal depression on infant attachment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47(7), 660-669. [More Information]
  • Cornish, A., McMahon, C., Ungerer, J., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2006). Maternal depression and the experience of parenting in the second postnatal year. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 24, 121-132. [More Information]
  • Cornish, A., McMahon, C., Ungerer, J., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2005). Postnatal depression and infant cognitive and motor development in the second postnatal year: The impact of depression chronicity and infant gender. Infant Behavior and Development, 28(4), 407-417. [More Information]
  • McMahon, C., Barnet, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2005). Psychological factors associated with persistent postnatal depression: past and current relationships, defence styles and the mediating role of insecure attachment style. Journal of Affective Disorders, 84(1), 15-24. [More Information]
  • Kowalenko, N., Rapee, R., Simmons, J., Wignall, A., Hoge, R., Whitefield, K., Starling, J., Stonehouse, R., Baillie, A. (2005). Short-term Effectiveness of a School-based Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Depression. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(4), 493-507. [More Information]
  • Fudge, E., Falkov, A., Kowalenko, N., Robinson, P. (2004). Parenting is a mental health issue. Australasian Psychiatry, 12(2), 166-171. [More Information]
  • Kowalenko, N., Bartik, W., Whitefield, K., Wignall, A. (2003). Rural workforce development and staff support: remodelling service provision for early intervention in child and adolescent mental health. Australasian Psychiatry, 11(3 (Supplement)), S110-S116. [More Information]
  • Teoh, L., Allen, H., Kowalenko, N. (2002). Drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(1), 95-97. [More Information]
  • McMahon, C., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C., Barnett, B., Don, N. (2001). Postnatal depression, anxiety and unsettled infant behaviour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 35, 581-588.

Conferences

  • Culjak, G., Kowalenko, N., Spranca, M., Tennant, C. (2015). Internet Health Promotion and Behavior Change Theory: an Integrated Model Applied to Internet Interventions to Enhance Prevention and Early Detection. 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS 2015, Piscataway: IEEE Computer Society. [More Information]

2017

  • Thabrew, H., Henderson, S., Hazell, P., Moor, S., Kowalenko, N., Kenn, F. (2017). Is it time for child psychiatry to grow up? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 51(10), 971-973. [More Information]
  • Tungpunkom, P., Maybery, D., Reupert, A., Kowalenko, N., Foster, K. (2017). Mental health professionals' family-focused practice with families with dependent children: a survey study. BMC Health Services Research, 17(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2016

  • Falkov, A., Goodyear, M., Hosman, C., Biebel, K., Skogoy, B., Kowalenko, N., Wolf, T., Re, E. (2016). A systems approach to enhance global efforts to implement family-focused mental health interventions. Child and Youth Services, 37(2), 175-193. [More Information]
  • Culjak, G., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2016). Awareness, Access and Use of Internet Self-Help Websites for Depression by University Students. JMIR Mental Health, 3(4), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Foster, K., Maybery, D., Reupert, A., Gladstone, B., Grant, A., Ruud, T., Falkov, A., Kowalenko, N. (2016). Family focused practice in mental health care: an integrative review. Child and Youth Services, 37(2), 129-155. [More Information]

2015

  • Culjak, G., Kowalenko, N., Spranca, M., Tennant, C. (2015). Internet Health Promotion and Behavior Change Theory: an Integrated Model Applied to Internet Interventions to Enhance Prevention and Early Detection. 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS 2015, Piscataway: IEEE Computer Society. [More Information]

2013

  • Reupert, A., Maybery, D., Kowalenko, N. (2013). Children whose parents have a mental illness: prevalence, need and treatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 3(3), 7-9.
  • Kowalenko, N., Mares, S., Newman, L., Sved Williams, A., Powrie, R., van Doesum, K. (2013). Family matters: infants, toddlers and preschoolers of parents affected by mental illness. Medical Journal of Australia, 1(Suppl 1), 14-17. [More Information]
  • Beardslee, W., Solantaus, T., Morgan, B., Gladstone, T., Kowalenko, N. (2013). Preventive interventions for children of parents with depression: international perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(3), s23-s25. [More Information]

2012

  • Reupert, A., Maybery, D., Kowalenko, N. (2012). Children whose parents have a mental illness: prevalence, need and treatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 1(S1), 7-9. [More Information]
  • Beardslee, W., Solantaus, T., Morgan, B., Gladstone, T., Kowalenko, N. (2012). Preventive interventions for children of parents with depression: International perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 7(Suppl 1), 23-27. [More Information]
  • Rossiter, C., Fowler, C., McMahon, C., Kowalenko, N. (2012). Supporting depressed mothers at home: Their views on an innovative relationship-based intervention. Contemporary Nurse, 41(1), 90-100. [More Information]
  • Kowalenko, N. (2012). The three year old social and emotional well-being check is good news. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46(10), 928-931. [More Information]

2009

  • Kowalenko, N. (2009). Children aged 0-5 with a parent who has a mental illness: the need for early intervention. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 8(3).

2007

  • Culjak, G., Nichols, P., Leveaux, R., Kowalenko, N. (2007). More evidence-based internet self-help depression websites now available. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, 2, 86-92.

2006

  • Buist, A., Condon, J., Brooks, J., Speelman, C., Milgrom, J., Hayes, B., Ellwood, D., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Matthey, S., et al (2006). Acceptability of routine screening for perinatal depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 93, 233-237. [More Information]
  • Rapee, R., Wignall, A., Sheffield, J., Kowalenko, N., Davis, A., McLoone, J., Spence, S. (2006). Adolescents' reactions to universal and indicated prevention programs for depression: perceived stigma and consumer satisfaction. Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 7(2), 167-177. [More Information]
  • Sheffield, J., Spence, S., Rapee, R., Kowalenko, N., Wignall, A., Davis, A., McLoone, J. (2006). Evaluation of universal, indicated, and combined cognitive-behavioral approaches to the prevention of depression among adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(1), 66-79. [More Information]
  • McMahon, C., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2006). Maternal attachment state of mind moderates the impact of postnatal depression on infant attachment. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47(7), 660-669. [More Information]
  • Cornish, A., McMahon, C., Ungerer, J., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2006). Maternal depression and the experience of parenting in the second postnatal year. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 24, 121-132. [More Information]

2005

  • Cornish, A., McMahon, C., Ungerer, J., Barnett, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2005). Postnatal depression and infant cognitive and motor development in the second postnatal year: The impact of depression chronicity and infant gender. Infant Behavior and Development, 28(4), 407-417. [More Information]
  • McMahon, C., Barnet, B., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C. (2005). Psychological factors associated with persistent postnatal depression: past and current relationships, defence styles and the mediating role of insecure attachment style. Journal of Affective Disorders, 84(1), 15-24. [More Information]
  • Kowalenko, N., Rapee, R., Simmons, J., Wignall, A., Hoge, R., Whitefield, K., Starling, J., Stonehouse, R., Baillie, A. (2005). Short-term Effectiveness of a School-based Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Depression. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(4), 493-507. [More Information]

2004

  • Fudge, E., Falkov, A., Kowalenko, N., Robinson, P. (2004). Parenting is a mental health issue. Australasian Psychiatry, 12(2), 166-171. [More Information]

2003

  • Kowalenko, N., Bartik, W., Whitefield, K., Wignall, A. (2003). Rural workforce development and staff support: remodelling service provision for early intervention in child and adolescent mental health. Australasian Psychiatry, 11(3 (Supplement)), S110-S116. [More Information]

2002

  • Teoh, L., Allen, H., Kowalenko, N. (2002). Drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(1), 95-97. [More Information]

2001

  • McMahon, C., Kowalenko, N., Tennant, C., Barnett, B., Don, N. (2001). Postnatal depression, anxiety and unsettled infant behaviour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 35, 581-588.

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