Associate Professor Suzanne Abraham

Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Northern Clinical School

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Selected grants

2004

  • Not Known - To be advised; Abraham S; Medical Research Foundation/Research Grants.

2001

  • Obstetrics & gynaecology research; Abraham S; Colliers Family/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Abraham, S. (2011). Weight Problems and Eating Disorders. In Phelps K, Hassed C (Eds.), General Practice: the integrative approach, (pp. 678-686). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.

Journals

  • von Lojewski, A., Abraham, S. (2014). Personality factors and eating disorders: Self-uncertainty. Eating Behaviors, 15(1), 106-109. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2013). A review of feeding methods used in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2013). Do the digestive tract symptoms in eating disorder patients represent functional gastrointestinal disorders? BMC Gastroenterology, 13(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • von Lojewski, A., Fisher, A., Abraham, S. (2013). Have Personality Disorders Been Overdiagnosed among Eating Disorder Patients? Psychopathology, 46(6), 421-426. [More Information]
  • Zipfel, S., Mack, I., Baur, L., Hebebrand, J., Touyz, S., Herzog, W., Abraham, S., Davies, P., Russell, J. (2013). Impact of exercise on energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Coker, E., Mitchell-Wong, L., Abraham, S. (2013). Is pregnancy a trigger for recovery from an eating disorder? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 92(12), 1407-1413. [More Information]
  • Velickovic, K., Makovey, J., Abraham, S. (2013). Vitamin D, bone mineral density and body mass index in eating disorder patients. Eating Behaviors, 14(2), 124-127. [More Information]
  • von Lojewski, A., Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2012). Lifetime and recent DSM and ICD psychiatric comorbidity of inpatients engaging in different eating disorder behaviours. Eating and Weight Disorders, 17(3), e185-e193. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Kellow, J. (2012). Pelvic floor dysfunction predicts abdominal bloating and distension in eating disorder patients. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 47(6), 625-631. [More Information]
  • Coker, E., Telfer, J., Abraham, S. (2012). Perceived body weight, eating and exercise problems of different groups of women. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(5), 390-396. [More Information]
  • Lal, M., Abraham, S. (2011). Adolescent development and eating disorder related quality of life in Indian females. Eating and Weight Disorders, 16(1), e56-e60. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2011). Exploring eating disorder quality of life and functional gastrointestinal disorders among eating disorder patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70(4), 372-377. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Twigg, S., Russell, J. (2011). Hypoglycaemia following a mixed meal in eating disorder patients. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 87(1028), 405-409. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2011). Nutrition and dietetic practice in eating disorder management. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24(-), 144-153. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). The Reasons Why Eating Disorder Patients Drink. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(2), 121-128. [More Information]
  • Lal, M., Abraham, S. (2011). Translation of the Quality of Life for Eating Disorders questionnaire into Hindi. Eating Behaviors, 12(1), 68-71. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). Weight changes during inpatient refeeding of underweight eating disorder patients. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(5), 390-397. [More Information]
  • Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2010). Appearance and disappearance of functional gastrointestinal disorders in patients with eating disorders. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 22, 1279-1283. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., von Lojewski, A., Anderson, G., Russell, J. (2009). Feelings: what questions best discriminate women with and without eating disorders? Eating and Weight Disorders, 14(1), e6-e10. [More Information]
  • Friesen, N., Hansen, R., Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2009). Fructose-sorbitol ingestion provokes gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with eating disorders. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 15(42), 5295-5299. [More Information]
  • Engel, S., Adair, C., Las Hayas, C., Abraham, S. (2009). Health-Related Quality of Life and Eating Disorders: A Review and Update. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42(2), 179-187. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Lal, M., Luscombe, G., Taylor, A. (2009). Time since menarche, weight gain and body image awareness among adolescent girls: Onset of eating disorders? Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(2), 89-94. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2008). Eating disorder management in hospital patients: Current practice among dietitians in Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics, 65(1), 16-22.
  • Neil, A., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2008). Ice" use and eating disorders: A report of three cases.". The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42, 188-91. [More Information]
  • Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G. (2007). Exercise Behaviours and Feelings in Eating Disorder and Non-Eating Disorder Groups. European Eating Disorders Review, 15(2), 112-118. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Hart, S., Russell, J. (2007). When energy in does not equal energy out: Disordered energy control. Eating Behaviors, 8(3), 350-356. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Hart, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Fluid intake, personality and behaviour in patients with eating disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders, 11(1), e30-e34.
  • Pettigrew, B., Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Russell, J. (2006). Predictors of functional and exercise amenorrhoea among eating and exercise disordered patients. Human Reproduction, 21(1), 257-261. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Brown, T., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Quality of life: eating disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(2), 150-155. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2005). Fluid Intake in patients with eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 38(1), 55-59. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Kellow, J., Boyd, C. (2005). Psychological features are important predictors of functional gastrointestinal disorders in patients with eating disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 40(8), 929-35. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2005). The practical management of patients with type 1 diabetes requireing inpatient care due to an eating disorder. Practical Diabetes, 22, 165-170.
  • Abraham, S., Pettigrew, B., Boyd, C., Russell, J., Taylor, A. (2005). Usefulness of amenorrhoea in the diagnoses of eating disorder patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 26(3), 211-215. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Boyd, C., Olesen, I. (2004). Predictors Of The Accuracy Of Self-Reported Height And Weight In Adolescent Female School Students. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 36(1), 76-82. [More Information]
  • Maguire, S., Surgenor, L., Abraham, S., Beumont, P. (2003). An international collaborative database: its use in predicting length of stay for inpatient treatment of anorexia nervosa. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 37(6), 741-747.
  • Abraham, S., Chapman, M., Taylor, A., McBride, A., Boyd, C. (2003). Anxiety and feelings of medical students conducting their first gynecological examination. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 24(1), 39-44.
  • Abraham, S. (2003). Dieting, body weight, body image and self-esteem in young women: doctors' dilemmas. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(12), 607-611.
  • Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Soo, I. (2003). Oral contraception and cyclic changes in premenstrual and menstrual experiences. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 24(3), 185-193.
  • O'Dea, J., Abraham, S. (2002). Eating and exercise disorders in young college men. Journal of American College Health, 50(6), 273-278.
  • Russell, J., Baur, L., Beumont, P., Byrnes, S., Gross, G., Touyz, S., Abraham, S., Zipfel, S. (2001). Altered energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 26, 51-63.
  • O'Dea, J., Abraham, S. (2001). Body mass index, menarche, and perception of dieting among peri-pubertal adolescent females. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29(1), 23-28.
  • O'Dea, J., Abraham, S. (2001). Knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors related to weight control, eating disorders, and body image in Australian trainee home economics and physical education teachers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 33(6), 332-340.
  • Abraham, S., Taylor, A., Conti,, J. (2001). Postnatal depression, eating, exercise, and vomiting before and during pregnancy. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29, 482-487.

2014

  • von Lojewski, A., Abraham, S. (2014). Personality factors and eating disorders: Self-uncertainty. Eating Behaviors, 15(1), 106-109. [More Information]

2013

  • Hart, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2013). A review of feeding methods used in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2013). Do the digestive tract symptoms in eating disorder patients represent functional gastrointestinal disorders? BMC Gastroenterology, 13(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • von Lojewski, A., Fisher, A., Abraham, S. (2013). Have Personality Disorders Been Overdiagnosed among Eating Disorder Patients? Psychopathology, 46(6), 421-426. [More Information]
  • Zipfel, S., Mack, I., Baur, L., Hebebrand, J., Touyz, S., Herzog, W., Abraham, S., Davies, P., Russell, J. (2013). Impact of exercise on energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Coker, E., Mitchell-Wong, L., Abraham, S. (2013). Is pregnancy a trigger for recovery from an eating disorder? Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 92(12), 1407-1413. [More Information]
  • Velickovic, K., Makovey, J., Abraham, S. (2013). Vitamin D, bone mineral density and body mass index in eating disorder patients. Eating Behaviors, 14(2), 124-127. [More Information]

2012

  • von Lojewski, A., Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2012). Lifetime and recent DSM and ICD psychiatric comorbidity of inpatients engaging in different eating disorder behaviours. Eating and Weight Disorders, 17(3), e185-e193. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Kellow, J. (2012). Pelvic floor dysfunction predicts abdominal bloating and distension in eating disorder patients. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 47(6), 625-631. [More Information]
  • Coker, E., Telfer, J., Abraham, S. (2012). Perceived body weight, eating and exercise problems of different groups of women. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(5), 390-396. [More Information]

2011

  • Lal, M., Abraham, S. (2011). Adolescent development and eating disorder related quality of life in Indian females. Eating and Weight Disorders, 16(1), e56-e60. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2011). Exploring eating disorder quality of life and functional gastrointestinal disorders among eating disorder patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70(4), 372-377. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Twigg, S., Russell, J. (2011). Hypoglycaemia following a mixed meal in eating disorder patients. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 87(1028), 405-409. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2011). Nutrition and dietetic practice in eating disorder management. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24(-), 144-153. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). The Reasons Why Eating Disorder Patients Drink. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(2), 121-128. [More Information]
  • Lal, M., Abraham, S. (2011). Translation of the Quality of Life for Eating Disorders questionnaire into Hindi. Eating Behaviors, 12(1), 68-71. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). Weight changes during inpatient refeeding of underweight eating disorder patients. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(5), 390-397. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S. (2011). Weight Problems and Eating Disorders. In Phelps K, Hassed C (Eds.), General Practice: the integrative approach, (pp. 678-686). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.

2010

  • Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2010). Appearance and disappearance of functional gastrointestinal disorders in patients with eating disorders. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 22, 1279-1283. [More Information]

2009

  • Abraham, S., von Lojewski, A., Anderson, G., Russell, J. (2009). Feelings: what questions best discriminate women with and without eating disorders? Eating and Weight Disorders, 14(1), e6-e10. [More Information]
  • Friesen, N., Hansen, R., Abraham, S., Kellow, J. (2009). Fructose-sorbitol ingestion provokes gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with eating disorders. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 15(42), 5295-5299. [More Information]
  • Engel, S., Adair, C., Las Hayas, C., Abraham, S. (2009). Health-Related Quality of Life and Eating Disorders: A Review and Update. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42(2), 179-187. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Lal, M., Luscombe, G., Taylor, A. (2009). Time since menarche, weight gain and body image awareness among adolescent girls: Onset of eating disorders? Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(2), 89-94. [More Information]

2008

  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2008). Eating disorder management in hospital patients: Current practice among dietitians in Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics, 65(1), 16-22.
  • Neil, A., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2008). Ice" use and eating disorders: A report of three cases.". The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42, 188-91. [More Information]

2007

  • Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G. (2007). Exercise Behaviours and Feelings in Eating Disorder and Non-Eating Disorder Groups. European Eating Disorders Review, 15(2), 112-118. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Hart, S., Russell, J. (2007). When energy in does not equal energy out: Disordered energy control. Eating Behaviors, 8(3), 350-356. [More Information]

2006

  • Abraham, S., Hart, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Fluid intake, personality and behaviour in patients with eating disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders, 11(1), e30-e34.
  • Pettigrew, B., Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Russell, J. (2006). Predictors of functional and exercise amenorrhoea among eating and exercise disordered patients. Human Reproduction, 21(1), 257-261. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Brown, T., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Quality of life: eating disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(2), 150-155. [More Information]

2005

  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2005). Fluid Intake in patients with eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 38(1), 55-59. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Kellow, J., Boyd, C. (2005). Psychological features are important predictors of functional gastrointestinal disorders in patients with eating disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 40(8), 929-35. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2005). The practical management of patients with type 1 diabetes requireing inpatient care due to an eating disorder. Practical Diabetes, 22, 165-170.
  • Abraham, S., Pettigrew, B., Boyd, C., Russell, J., Taylor, A. (2005). Usefulness of amenorrhoea in the diagnoses of eating disorder patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 26(3), 211-215. [More Information]

2004

  • Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Boyd, C., Olesen, I. (2004). Predictors Of The Accuracy Of Self-Reported Height And Weight In Adolescent Female School Students. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 36(1), 76-82. [More Information]

2003

  • Maguire, S., Surgenor, L., Abraham, S., Beumont, P. (2003). An international collaborative database: its use in predicting length of stay for inpatient treatment of anorexia nervosa. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 37(6), 741-747.
  • Abraham, S., Chapman, M., Taylor, A., McBride, A., Boyd, C. (2003). Anxiety and feelings of medical students conducting their first gynecological examination. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 24(1), 39-44.
  • Abraham, S. (2003). Dieting, body weight, body image and self-esteem in young women: doctors' dilemmas. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(12), 607-611.
  • Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Soo, I. (2003). Oral contraception and cyclic changes in premenstrual and menstrual experiences. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 24(3), 185-193.

2002

  • O'Dea, J., Abraham, S. (2002). Eating and exercise disorders in young college men. Journal of American College Health, 50(6), 273-278.

2001

  • Russell, J., Baur, L., Beumont, P., Byrnes, S., Gross, G., Touyz, S., Abraham, S., Zipfel, S. (2001). Altered energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 26, 51-63.
  • O'Dea, J., Abraham, S. (2001). Body mass index, menarche, and perception of dieting among peri-pubertal adolescent females. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29(1), 23-28.
  • O'Dea, J., Abraham, S. (2001). Knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors related to weight control, eating disorders, and body image in Australian trainee home economics and physical education teachers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 33(6), 332-340.
  • Abraham, S., Taylor, A., Conti,, J. (2001). Postnatal depression, eating, exercise, and vomiting before and during pregnancy. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29, 482-487.

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