Topics: Infants and young children

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Perspectives on childhood resilience among the Aboriginal community: an interview study

Young C, Tong A, Nixon J, Fernando P, Kalucy D, Sherriff S, Clapham K, Craig JC, Williamson A (2017) Perspectives on childhood resilience among the Aboriginal community: an interview study Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view


Growing up strong: pathways to healthy Body Mass Index in the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children

Thurber KA (2016) Growing up strong: pathways to healthy Body Mass Index in the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Australian National University: Canberra


Childhood stress and adversity is associated with late-life dementia in Aboriginal Australians

Radford K, Delbaere K, Draper B, Mack HA, Daylight G, Cumming R, Chalkley S, Minogue C, Broe GA (2017) Childhood stress and adversity is associated with late-life dementia in Aboriginal Australians The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry; In press


Are scabies and impetigo ‘normalised’? A cross-sectional comparative study of hospitalised children in northern Australia assessing clinical recognition and treatment of skin infections

Yeoh DK, Anderson A, Cleland G, Bowen AC (2017) Are scabies and impetigo ‘normalised’? A cross-sectional comparative study of hospitalised children in northern Australia assessing clinical recognition and treatment of skin infections PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases; 11(7): e0005726 Retrieved 3 July 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005726


Culture and healthy lifestyles: a qualitative exploration of the role of food and physical activity in three urban Australian Indigenous communities

Crowe R, Stanley R, Probst Y, McMahon A (2017) Culture and healthy lifestyles: a qualitative exploration of the role of food and physical activity in three urban Australian Indigenous communities Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view


Risks for mental illness in Indigenous Australian children: a descriptive study demonstrating high levels of vulnerability

Guy S, Furber G, Segal L (2017) Risks for mental illness in Indigenous Australian children: a descriptive study demonstrating high levels of vulnerability The Milbank Quarterly; 95: (319-357)


Benny’s journey

Queensland RHD Control Program (2017) Benny’s journey Brisbane, Qld: Queensland RHD Control Program This resource aims to raise awareness of rheumatic heart disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.


Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children hospitalised for burn injuries: a population data linkage study

Möller H, Harvey L, Falster K, Ivers R, Clapham KF, Jorm L (2017) Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children hospitalised for burn injuries: a population data linkage study Medical Journal of Australia; 206: (392-397)


Understanding the role of Australian Aboriginal maternal infant care workers: bringing a cultural dimension to a critique of the ideal worker concept

Kirkham R, Hoon E, Rumbold A, Moore V (2017) Understanding the role of Australian Aboriginal maternal infant care workers: bringing a cultural dimension to a critique of the ideal worker concept Community, Work & Family; Latest articles


Prevalence and profile of Neurodevelopment and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) amongst Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities

Fitzpatrick JP, Latimer J, Olson HC, Carter M, Oscar J, Lucas BR, Doney R, Salter C, Try J, Hawkes G, Fitzpatrick E, Hand M, Watkins RE, Tsang TW, Bower C, Ferreira ML, Boulton J, Elliott EJ (2017) Prevalence and profile of Neurodevelopment and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) amongst Australian Aboriginal children living in remote […]


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