Dr Margaret Charles

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Selected grants

2007

  • Psychosocial predictors of developing breast cancer in women from high risk breast cancer families; Meiser B, Phillips K, Tucker K, Butow P, Price M, Tucker K, Meiser B, Phillips K, Charles M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2005

  • Meeting the needs of cancer support group leaders; Batt G, Butow P, Ussher J, Batt G, Wain G, Sundquist K, Charles M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Heiniger, L., Price, M., Charles, M., Butow, P. (2015). Facilitators and Challenges in Psychosocial Adaptation to Being at Increased Familial Risk of Breast Cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 24, 890-907. [More Information]
  • Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Charles, M., Price, M. (2015). Intuition versus cognition: a qualitative exploration of how women understand and manage their increased breast cancer risk. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38, 727-739. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Butow, P., Kirsten, L., Charles, M., Hobbs, K., Batterby, E., Friedsam, J., O'Reilly, A., Juraskova, I. (2015). Supporting the supporters: A randomized controlled trial of interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Journal of Community Psychology, 43(3), 261-277. [More Information]
  • Porche, K., Reymond, L., O'Callaghan, J., Charles, M. (2014). Depression in palliative care patients: A survey of assessment and treatment practices of Australian and New Zealand palliative care specialists. Australian Health Review, 38(1), 44-50. [More Information]
  • Healy, S., Israel, F., Charles, M., Reymond, L. (2013). An educational package that supports laycarers to safely manage breakthrough subcutaneous injections for home-based palliative care patients: Development and evaluation of a service quality improvement. Palliative Medicine, 27(6), 562-570. [More Information]
  • Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Price, M., Charles, M. (2013). Distress in unaffected individuals who decline, delay or remain ineligible for genetic testing for hereditary diseases: a systematic review. Psycho-Oncology, 22(9), 1930-1945. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Price, M., Butow, P., Karatas, J., Wilson, J., Heiniger, L., Baylock, B., Charles, M., McLachlan, S., Phillips, K. (2013). Psychosocial factors and uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancer. Familial Cancer, 12(1), 101-109. [More Information]
  • Heiniger, L., Price, M., Charles, M., Butow, P. (2012). 'Knowledge is power': coping with the risk and uncertainty of familial breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8, 334-334.
  • Heiniger, L., Price, M., Charles, M., kConFab Psychosocial Group on behalf of the kConFab Investigators, K., Butow, P. (2012). Distress in unaffected women at increased risk of familial breast cancer who delay, decline or remain Ineligible for predictive genetic testing. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(suppl 3), 197-198.
  • Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Price, M., Charles, M. (2012). Psychological correlates of not undergoing genetic testing: a systematic review. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(suppl 3), 262-262.
  • Zordan, R., Butow, P., Kirsten, L., Juraskova, I., O'Reilly, A., Friedsam, J., Bovopoulos, N., Heinrich, P., Charles, M., Hobbs, K., et al (2012). The development of novel interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(3), 445-454. [More Information]
  • Reymond, L., Israel, F., Charles, M. (2011). A residential aged care end-of-life care pathway (RAC EoLCP) for Australian aged care facilities. Australian Health Review, 35(3), 350-356. [More Information]
  • Israel, F., Parker, G., Reymond, L., Charles, M. (2010). Authors' reply. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 40(1), e6-e7. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Jolan, A., Kirsten, L., Chapman, J., Sedgwick, C., Charles, M., Sundquist, K. (2010). Exploring the impact of training on the experience of Australian support group leaders: current practices and implications for research. Health Expectations, 13(4), 427-440. [More Information]
  • Israel, F., Parker, G., Charles, M., Reymond, L. (2010). Lack of Benefit From Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) for Palliative Cancer Patients Requiring High-Dose Strong Opioids: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 39(3), 548-554. [More Information]
  • Price, M., Butow, P., Charles, M., Bullen, T., Meiser, B., McKinley, J., McLachlan, S., Phillips, K., kConFab Psychosocial and Clinical Follow-Up groups o, N. (2010). Predictors of breast cancer screening behavior in women with a strong family history of the disease. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 124(2), 509-519. [More Information]
  • Singh, S., Butow, P., Charles, M., Tattersall, M. (2010). Shared decision making in oncology: assessing oncologist behaviour in consultations in which adjuvant therapy is considered after primary surgical treatment. Health Expectations, 13(3), 244-257. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2010). Subtypes of postnatal depression? A comparison of women with recurrent and de novo postnatal depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120(1), 67-75. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2009). Maternally focused worry. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 12(6), 409-418. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Charles, M., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S. (2009). Validation of the subscales of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in a sample of women with unsettled infants. Journal of Affective Disorders, 118, 101-112. [More Information]
  • Israel, F., Reymond, L., Slade, G., Menadue, S., Charles, M. (2008). Lay caregivers' perspectives on injecting subcutaneous medications at home. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 14(8), 390-395.
  • White, C., Hardy, J., Gilshenan, K., Charles, M., Pinkerton, C. (2008). Randomised controlled trials of palliative care - a survey of the views of advanced cancer patients and their relatives. European Journal of Cancer, 44, 1820-1828. [More Information]
  • Charles, M., Reymond, L., Israel, F. (2008). Relief of Incident Dyspnea in Palliative Cancer Patients: A Pilot, Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Nebulized Hydromorphone, Systemic Hydromorphone, and Nebulized Saline. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 36(1), 29-38. [More Information]
  • White, F., Charles, M., Nelson, J. (2008). The Role of Persuasive Arguments in Changing Affirmative Action Attitudes and Expressed Behavior in Higher Education. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(6), 1271-1286. [More Information]
  • Willinge, A., Touyz, S., Charles, M. (2006). How do body-dissatisfied and body satisfied males and females judge the size of thin female celebrities. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 39, 576-582. [More Information]
  • Reymond, L., Charles, M., Israel, F., Read, T., Treston, P. (2005). A strategy to increase the palliative care capacity of rural primary health care providers. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 13(3), 156-161. [More Information]
  • Charles, M., Hardy, J., Reymond, E. (2005). Acetaminophen in cancer pain. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(7), 1586-1586. [More Information]
  • Abbott, G., White, F., Charles, M. (2005). Linking values and organizational commitment: A correlational and experimental investigation in two organizations. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78, 531-551. [More Information]
  • Peat, M., Franklin, S., Devlin, M., Charles, M. (2005). Revisiting the impact of formative assessment opportunities on student learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 21(1), 102-117.
  • Matthey, S., Kavanagh, D., Howie, P., Barnett, B., Charles, M. (2004). Prevention Of Postnatal Distress Or Depression: An Evaluation Of An Intervention At Preparation For Parenthood Classes. Journal of Affective Disorders, 79(1-3), 113-126. [More Information]
  • Macleod, Z., Charles, M., Arnaldi, V., Adams, I. (2003). Telephone counselling as an adjunct to nicotine patches in smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(7), 349-352.
  • Reymond, L., Charles, M., Bowman, J., Treston, P. (2003). The effect of dexamethasone on the longevity of syringe driver subcutaneous sites in palliative care patients. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(10), 486-489.
  • Russell, C., Charles, M., Porter, E., Kendig, H. (2002). Housing of marginalised men growing old in the inner city: Research notes from the Australian Ageing Men's Health Project. Bulletin of People-Environment Studies, , 12-13.
  • Carver, A., Livesey, D., Charles, M. (2001). Age related changes in inhibitory control as measured by stop signal task performance. International Journal of Neuroscience, 107, 43-61.
  • Buckingham, R., Charles, M., Beh, H. (2001). Extraversion and neuroticism, partially independent dimensions? Personality and Individual Differences, 31, 769-777.
  • Carver, A., Livesey, D., Charles, M. (2001). Further manipulation of the stop-signal task: Developmental changes in the ability to inhibit responding with longer stop-signal delays. International Journal of Neuroscience, 111, 39-53.

Conferences

  • Karlov, L., Charles, M., White, F. (2012). Analytical thinking: How to effectively target thinking early in undergraduate tertiary education. 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona: International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED).
  • Peat, M., Franklin, S., Devlin, M., Charles, M. (2004). Revisiting Associations Between Student Performance Outcomes And Formative Assessment Opportunities: Is There Any Impact On Student Learning? ASCILITE 2004 - Beyond the Comfort Zone: 21st ASCILITE Conference, Online: ASCILITE.

2015

  • Heiniger, L., Price, M., Charles, M., Butow, P. (2015). Facilitators and Challenges in Psychosocial Adaptation to Being at Increased Familial Risk of Breast Cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 24, 890-907. [More Information]
  • Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Charles, M., Price, M. (2015). Intuition versus cognition: a qualitative exploration of how women understand and manage their increased breast cancer risk. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38, 727-739. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Butow, P., Kirsten, L., Charles, M., Hobbs, K., Batterby, E., Friedsam, J., O'Reilly, A., Juraskova, I. (2015). Supporting the supporters: A randomized controlled trial of interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Journal of Community Psychology, 43(3), 261-277. [More Information]

2014

  • Porche, K., Reymond, L., O'Callaghan, J., Charles, M. (2014). Depression in palliative care patients: A survey of assessment and treatment practices of Australian and New Zealand palliative care specialists. Australian Health Review, 38(1), 44-50. [More Information]

2013

  • Healy, S., Israel, F., Charles, M., Reymond, L. (2013). An educational package that supports laycarers to safely manage breakthrough subcutaneous injections for home-based palliative care patients: Development and evaluation of a service quality improvement. Palliative Medicine, 27(6), 562-570. [More Information]
  • Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Price, M., Charles, M. (2013). Distress in unaffected individuals who decline, delay or remain ineligible for genetic testing for hereditary diseases: a systematic review. Psycho-Oncology, 22(9), 1930-1945. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Price, M., Butow, P., Karatas, J., Wilson, J., Heiniger, L., Baylock, B., Charles, M., McLachlan, S., Phillips, K. (2013). Psychosocial factors and uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancer. Familial Cancer, 12(1), 101-109. [More Information]

2012

  • Heiniger, L., Price, M., Charles, M., Butow, P. (2012). 'Knowledge is power': coping with the risk and uncertainty of familial breast cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8, 334-334.
  • Karlov, L., Charles, M., White, F. (2012). Analytical thinking: How to effectively target thinking early in undergraduate tertiary education. 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona: International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED).
  • Heiniger, L., Price, M., Charles, M., kConFab Psychosocial Group on behalf of the kConFab Investigators, K., Butow, P. (2012). Distress in unaffected women at increased risk of familial breast cancer who delay, decline or remain Ineligible for predictive genetic testing. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(suppl 3), 197-198.
  • Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Price, M., Charles, M. (2012). Psychological correlates of not undergoing genetic testing: a systematic review. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(suppl 3), 262-262.
  • Zordan, R., Butow, P., Kirsten, L., Juraskova, I., O'Reilly, A., Friedsam, J., Bovopoulos, N., Heinrich, P., Charles, M., Hobbs, K., et al (2012). The development of novel interventions to assist the leaders of cancer support groups. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(3), 445-454. [More Information]

2011

  • Reymond, L., Israel, F., Charles, M. (2011). A residential aged care end-of-life care pathway (RAC EoLCP) for Australian aged care facilities. Australian Health Review, 35(3), 350-356. [More Information]

2010

  • Israel, F., Parker, G., Reymond, L., Charles, M. (2010). Authors' reply. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 40(1), e6-e7. [More Information]
  • Zordan, R., Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Jolan, A., Kirsten, L., Chapman, J., Sedgwick, C., Charles, M., Sundquist, K. (2010). Exploring the impact of training on the experience of Australian support group leaders: current practices and implications for research. Health Expectations, 13(4), 427-440. [More Information]
  • Israel, F., Parker, G., Charles, M., Reymond, L. (2010). Lack of Benefit From Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) for Palliative Cancer Patients Requiring High-Dose Strong Opioids: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 39(3), 548-554. [More Information]
  • Price, M., Butow, P., Charles, M., Bullen, T., Meiser, B., McKinley, J., McLachlan, S., Phillips, K., kConFab Psychosocial and Clinical Follow-Up groups o, N. (2010). Predictors of breast cancer screening behavior in women with a strong family history of the disease. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 124(2), 509-519. [More Information]
  • Singh, S., Butow, P., Charles, M., Tattersall, M. (2010). Shared decision making in oncology: assessing oncologist behaviour in consultations in which adjuvant therapy is considered after primary surgical treatment. Health Expectations, 13(3), 244-257. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2010). Subtypes of postnatal depression? A comparison of women with recurrent and de novo postnatal depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120(1), 67-75. [More Information]

2009

  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2009). Maternally focused worry. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 12(6), 409-418. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Charles, M., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S. (2009). Validation of the subscales of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in a sample of women with unsettled infants. Journal of Affective Disorders, 118, 101-112. [More Information]

2008

  • Israel, F., Reymond, L., Slade, G., Menadue, S., Charles, M. (2008). Lay caregivers' perspectives on injecting subcutaneous medications at home. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 14(8), 390-395.
  • White, C., Hardy, J., Gilshenan, K., Charles, M., Pinkerton, C. (2008). Randomised controlled trials of palliative care - a survey of the views of advanced cancer patients and their relatives. European Journal of Cancer, 44, 1820-1828. [More Information]
  • Charles, M., Reymond, L., Israel, F. (2008). Relief of Incident Dyspnea in Palliative Cancer Patients: A Pilot, Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Nebulized Hydromorphone, Systemic Hydromorphone, and Nebulized Saline. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 36(1), 29-38. [More Information]
  • White, F., Charles, M., Nelson, J. (2008). The Role of Persuasive Arguments in Changing Affirmative Action Attitudes and Expressed Behavior in Higher Education. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(6), 1271-1286. [More Information]

2006

  • Willinge, A., Touyz, S., Charles, M. (2006). How do body-dissatisfied and body satisfied males and females judge the size of thin female celebrities. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 39, 576-582. [More Information]

2005

  • Reymond, L., Charles, M., Israel, F., Read, T., Treston, P. (2005). A strategy to increase the palliative care capacity of rural primary health care providers. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 13(3), 156-161. [More Information]
  • Charles, M., Hardy, J., Reymond, E. (2005). Acetaminophen in cancer pain. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(7), 1586-1586. [More Information]
  • Abbott, G., White, F., Charles, M. (2005). Linking values and organizational commitment: A correlational and experimental investigation in two organizations. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78, 531-551. [More Information]
  • Peat, M., Franklin, S., Devlin, M., Charles, M. (2005). Revisiting the impact of formative assessment opportunities on student learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 21(1), 102-117.

2004

  • Matthey, S., Kavanagh, D., Howie, P., Barnett, B., Charles, M. (2004). Prevention Of Postnatal Distress Or Depression: An Evaluation Of An Intervention At Preparation For Parenthood Classes. Journal of Affective Disorders, 79(1-3), 113-126. [More Information]
  • Peat, M., Franklin, S., Devlin, M., Charles, M. (2004). Revisiting Associations Between Student Performance Outcomes And Formative Assessment Opportunities: Is There Any Impact On Student Learning? ASCILITE 2004 - Beyond the Comfort Zone: 21st ASCILITE Conference, Online: ASCILITE.

2003

  • Macleod, Z., Charles, M., Arnaldi, V., Adams, I. (2003). Telephone counselling as an adjunct to nicotine patches in smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(7), 349-352.
  • Reymond, L., Charles, M., Bowman, J., Treston, P. (2003). The effect of dexamethasone on the longevity of syringe driver subcutaneous sites in palliative care patients. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(10), 486-489.

2002

  • Russell, C., Charles, M., Porter, E., Kendig, H. (2002). Housing of marginalised men growing old in the inner city: Research notes from the Australian Ageing Men's Health Project. Bulletin of People-Environment Studies, , 12-13.

2001

  • Carver, A., Livesey, D., Charles, M. (2001). Age related changes in inhibitory control as measured by stop signal task performance. International Journal of Neuroscience, 107, 43-61.
  • Buckingham, R., Charles, M., Beh, H. (2001). Extraversion and neuroticism, partially independent dimensions? Personality and Individual Differences, 31, 769-777.
  • Carver, A., Livesey, D., Charles, M. (2001). Further manipulation of the stop-signal task: Developmental changes in the ability to inhibit responding with longer stop-signal delays. International Journal of Neuroscience, 111, 39-53.

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