Dr Amy Morgan’s research areas include prevention and early intervention of anxiety and depression, reducing stigma, and improving the mental health literacy of the community.
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Understanding the Needs of Young People Who Engage in Self-Harm: A Qualitative Investigati..
Teen Mental Health First Aid for years 7-9: a description of the program and an initial ev..
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Does mental health-related discrimination predict health service use 2 years later? Findings from an Australian national survey
Nicola J Reavley, Amy J Morgan, Dennis Petrie, Anthony F Jorm
Journal article | 2020 | Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
PURPOSE: Stigma and discrimination are central concerns for people with mental health problems. The aim of the study was to carry ..
Understanding the Needs of Young People Who Engage in Self-Harm: A Qualitative Investigation
Sarah E Hetrick, Aruni Subasinghe, Kate Anglin, Laura Hart, Amy Morgan, Jo Robinson
Journal article | 2020 | Frontiers in Psychology
Self-harm is common and associated with adverse outcomes. Research about the risk factors for self-harm has informed the field wit..
teen Mental Health First Aid as a school-based intervention for improving peer support of adolescents at risk of suicide: Outcomes from a cluster randomised crossover trial
Laura M Hart, Penny Cropper, Amy J Morgan, Claire M Kelly, Anthony F Jorm
Journal article | 2019 | Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to assess evidence for a novel, universal mental health literacy programme in the school s..
Online Assessment of Preschool Anxiety: description and initial validation of a new diagnostic tool
Amy J Morgan, Elli Tamir, Ronald M Rapee, Heidi J Lyneham, Lauren F McLellan, Jordana K Bayer
Journal article | 2019 | Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Background: The Online Assessment of Preschool Anxiety (OAPA) is a newly developed measure that assesses anxiety disorders in pres..
Emotional impacts of participation in an Australian national survey on mental health-related discrimination
Denise PW Tan, Amy J Morgan, Anthony F Jorm, Nicola J Reavley
Journal article | 2019 | Ethics & Behavior
Institutional Review Boards have expressed concern that research into sensitive topics such as mental disorder will cause particip..
Effect of community members' willingness to disclose a mental disorder on their psychiatric symptom scores: analysis of data from two randomised controlled trials of mental health first aid training.
AF Jorm, AJ Mackinnon, LM Hart, NJ Reavley, AJ Morgan
Journal article | 2019 | Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
AIMS: The prevalence of common mental disorders has not declined in high-income countries despite substantial increases in service..
Predicting Temperamentally Inhibited Young Children's Clinical-Level Anxiety and Internalizing Problems from Parenting and Parent Wellbeing: a Population Study
Jordana K Bayer, Amy Morgan, Luke A Prendergast, Ruth Beatson, Tamsyn Gilbertson, Lesley Bretherton, Harriet Hiscock, Ronald M Rapee
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Does Mental Health First Aid training improve the mental health of aid recipients? The training for parents of teenagers randomised controlled trial
Amy J Morgan, Julie-Anne A Fischer, Laura M Hart, Claire M Kelly, Betty A Kitchener, Nicola J Reavley, Marie BH Yap, Stefan Cvetkovski, Anthony F Jorm
Journal article | 2019 | BMC Psychiatry
Helping adolescents to better support their peers with a mental health problem: A cluster-randomised crossover trial of teen Mental Health First Aid
Laura M Hart, Amy J Morgan, Alyssia Rossetto, Claire M Kelly, Andrew Mackinnon, Anthony F Jorm
Journal article | 2018 | Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Internet-Delivered Parenting Program for Prevention and Early Intervention of Anxiety Problems in Young Children: Randomized Controlled Trial
Amy J Morgan, Ronald M Rapee, Agus Salim, Nahal Goharpey, Elli Tamir, Lauren F McLellan, Jordana K Bayer
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Parents in prevention: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of parenting interventions to prevent internalizing problems in children from birth to age 18
Marie BH Yap, Amy J Morgan, Kathryn Cairns, Anthony F Jorm, Sarah E Hetrick, Sally Merry
Journal article | 2016 | Clinical Psychology Review
Prevention and early intervention of anxiety problems in young children: A pilot evaluation of Cool Little Kids Online.
Amy J Morgan, Ronald M Rapee, Jordana K Bayer
Journal article | 2016 | Internet Interventions
Anxiety disorders are common, debilitating, and begin early in life. Early intervention to prevent anxiety disorders in children w..
Adaptation of the Emotional Contagion Scale (ECS) and gender differences within the Greek cultural context.
Pantelis Kevrekidis, Petros Skapinakis, Dimitris Damigos, Venetsanos Mavreas
Journal article | 2008 | Annals of general psychiatry
BACKGROUND: The Emotional Contagion Scale (ECS) is a self-report scale used to measure individual differences in susceptibility to..
Self-help interventions for depressive disorders and depressive symptoms: a systematic review.
Amy J Morgan, Anthony F Jorm
Journal article | 2008 | Annals of General Psychiatry
BACKGROUND: Research suggests that depressive disorders exist on a continuum, with subthreshold symptoms causing considerable popu..
Health professionals' recognition of co-occurring alcohol and depressive disorders in youth: A survey of Australian general practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health nurses using case vignettes
Dan I Lubman, Leanne Hides, Anthony F Jorm, Amy J Morgan
Journal article | 2007 | Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Early Career Researcher Award
Excellent PhD Thesis in Psychology Award
Cp Roper Fellowship
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders
Member Of The Board
International Society for Research on Internet Interventions
Society for Mental Health Research
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Honours)
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Master of Multimedia
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
University of Melbourne