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    Dr Stuart Watson
    B.Psych (Hons), PhD

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    • MacMillan, K., Lewis, A., Watson, S., Bourke, D., Galbally, M., (2021), Maternal social support, depression and emotional availability in early mother-infant interaction: Findings from a pregnancy cohort, Journal of Affective Disorders, 292, , .
    • Aran, P., Lewis, A., Watson, S., Galbally, M., (2021), Major depression and generalised anxiety disorder: An analysis of the effects of remission status and comorbidity on mother-infant emotional availability in the perinatal period, Journal Of Clinical Psychology, , , .
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Lappas, M., de Kloet, E., van Rossum, E., Wyrwoll, C., Mark, P., Lewis, A., (2021), Fetal programming pathway from maternal mental health to infant cortisol functioning: The role of placental 11?-HSD2 mRNA expression, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 127, , pages 105197 -.
    • Frayne, J., Watson, S., Snellen, M., Nguyen, T., Galbally, M., (2021), The association between mental illness, psychotropic medication use and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: A multicentre study, Pregnancy Hypertension, 24, , .
    • Aran, P., Lewis, A., Watson, S., Nguyen, T., Galbally, M., (2021), Emotional availability in women with bipolar disorder and major depression: A longitudinal pregnancy cohort study, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, , , pages -.
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Boyce, M., Nguyen, T., Lewis, A., (2020), The mother, the infant and the mother-infant relationship: What is the impact of antidepressant medication in pregnancy, Journal of Affective Disorders, 272, , pages 363 - 370.
    • Galbally, M., Frayne, J., Watson, S., Morgan, V., Snellen, M., (2020), The association between gestational diabetes mellitus, antipsychotics and severe mental illness in pregnancy: A multicentre study, The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 60, , pages 63 - 69.
    • MacMillan, K., Lewis, A., Watson, S., Power, J., Galbally, M., (2020), Maternal psychosocial predictors of pacifier use in a mother-infant interaction task: An observational study from the MPEWS pregnancy cohort, Infant Behavior and Development, 61, , pages 101505 -.
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Keelan, J., MacMillan, K., Power, J., IJzendoorn, M., Lewis, A., (2020), Maternal perinatal depression, circulating oxytocin levels and childhood emotional disorders at 4 years of age: The importance of psychosocial context, Journal of Psychiatric Research, 130, , pages 247 - 253.
    • Suparare, L., Watson, S., Binns, R., Frayne, J., Galbally, M., (2020), Is intimate partner violence more common in pregnant women with severe mental illness? A retrospective study, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 66, 35, pages 225 - 231.
    • MacMillan, K., Lewis, A., Watson, S., Galbally, M., (2020), Maternal depression and the emotional availability of mothers at six months postpartum: Findings from the Mercy Pregnancy and Emotional Wellbeing Study (MPEWS) pregnancy cohort., Journal of Affective Disorders, 266, , pages 678 - 685.
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Permezel, M., Lewis, A., (2019), Depression across pregnancy and the postpartum, antidepressant use and the association with female sexual function, Psychological Medicine, 49, 9, pages 1490 - 1499.
    • Galbally, M., Lewis, A., Watson, S., Boyce, P., (2019), The role of trauma and partner support in perinatal depression and parenting stress: An Australian pregnancy cohort study, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 65, 3, pages 225 - 234.
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Lewis, A., de Kloet, R., van Rossum, E., (2019), Trans-generational stress regulation: Mother-infant cortisol and maternal mental health across the perinatal period, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 109, Nov 2019, pages 104374 -.
    • Lewis, A., Galbally, M., Watson, S., Porter, E., (2019), Perinatal maternal mental health and infant socio-emotional development: A growth curve analysis using the MPEWS cohort, Infant Behavior and Development, 57, , pages 101336 - 101349.
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Ball, H., Lewis, A., (2018), Breastfeeding, Antidepressants and Depression in the Mercy Pregnancy and Emotional Wellbeing Study, Journal of Human Lactation, , , pages 1 - 10.
    • Galbally, M., Ryan, J., IJzendoorn, M., Watson, S., Spigset, O., Lappas, M., Saffery, R., de Kloet, R., Lewis, A., (2018), Maternal Depression, Antidepressant Use and Placental Oxytocin Receptor DNA Methylation: Findings from the MPEWS Study, Psychoneuroendocrinology, in press, , pages -.
    • Watson, S., Lewis, A., Boyce, P., Galbally, M., (2018), Exercise frequency and maternal mental health: Parallel process modelling across the perinatal period in an Australian pregnancy cohort, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 111, , pages 91 - 99.
    • Galbally, M., Watson, S., Lewis, A., Teti, D., (2018), Perinatal maternal depression, antidepressant use and infant sleep outcomes: Exploring cross-lagged associations in a pregnancy cohort study, Journal of Affective Disorders, 238, , pages 218 - 225.
    • Watson, S., Barber, B., Dziurawiec, S., (2016), Living situation and perceived parental financial support as protective factors against financial strain among Australian university students, Australian Journal of Psychology, 68, 2, pages 130 - 138.
    • Watson, S., Vernon, L., Seddon, S., Andrews, Y., Wang, A., (2016), Parents influencing secondary students' university aspirations: A multilevel approach using school-SES, Issues in Educational Research, 26, 4, pages 673 - 693.
    • Watson, S., Barber, B., Dziurawiec, S., (2014), The Role of Economizing and Financial Strain in Australian University Students' Psychological Well-Being, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 34, 4, pages On line -.