Joanne Williams, MD
Title Associate Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street


Telephone (310) 717-7529
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Education & Training
Teaching
NIH Awarded Grants
Publications
1. Cheung HN, Chan SWY, Williams JM. Validation of Chinese Multidimensional Depression Assessment Scale (MDAS) in Inner Mongolia pregnant women and risk factors of antenatal depression in Inner Mongolia in the era of one-child policy. PLoS One. 2020; 15(3):e0227944.
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2. Rizvi F, Williams J, Maheen H, Hoban E. Using Social Ecological Theory to Identify Factors Associated With Risky Sexual Behavior in Cambodian Adolescent Girls and Young Women Aged 10 to 24 Years: A Systematic Review. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2020 Mar-Apr; 32(2-3):71-80.
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3. Kenny B, Hoban E, Pors P, Williams J. A qualitative exploration of the sexual and reproductive health knowledge of adolescent mothers from indigenous populations in Ratanak Kiri Province, Cambodia. Rural Remote Health. 2019 10; 19(4):5240.
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4. Rizvi F, Williams J, Hoban E. Factors Influencing Unintended Pregnancies amongst Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Cambodia. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 10 19; 16(20).
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5. Hawkins EL, Hawkins RD, Dennis M, Williams JM, Lawrie SM. Animal-assisted therapy for schizophrenia and related disorders: A systematic review. J Psychiatr Res. 2019 08; 115:51-60.
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6. Toumbourou JW, Rowland B, Williams J, Smith R, Patton GC. Community intervention to prevent adolescent health behavior problems: Evaluation of communities that care in Australia. Health Psychol. 2019 Jun; 38(6):536-544.
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7. Hawkins RD, Ferreira GARM, Williams JM. The Development and Evaluation of 'Farm Animal Welfare': An Educational Computer Game for Children. Animals (Basel). 2019 Mar 13; 9(3).
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8. Calafat FM, Wahl T, Lindsten F, Williams J, Frajka-Williams E. Publisher Correction: Coherent modulation of the sea-level annual cycle in the United States by Atlantic Rossby waves. Nat Commun. 2018 10 12; 9(1):4312.
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9. Hughes EK, Mundy LK, Romaniuk H, Sawyer SM, Wake M, Williams J, Olds T, Allen NB, Patton GC. Body Image Dissatisfaction and the Adrenarchal Transition. J Adolesc Health. 2018 11; 63(5):621-627.
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10. Calafat FM, Wahl T, Lindsten F, Williams J, Frajka-Williams E. Coherent modulation of the sea-level annual cycle in the United States by Atlantic Rossby waves. Nat Commun. 2018 07 03; 9(1):2571.
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11. Gaisser D, Lawrence C, Smalls J, Pedigao A, Uddin M, Williams J, Booan K. Peruvian immersion course teaches cultural competence. Nursing. 2018 06; 48(6):13-14.
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12. Thomas RL, Kelly AB, Chan GCK, Hides LM, Quinn CA, Kavanagh DJ, Williams JW. An Examination of Gender Differences in the Association of Adolescent Substance use with Eating and Weight Loss Attitudes. Subst Use Misuse. 2018 11 10; 53(13):2125-2131.
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13. Lippmann J, Taylor DM, Stevenson C, Williams JW. Challenges in profiling Australian scuba divers through surveys. Diving Hyperb Med. 2018 Mar 31; 48(1):23-30.
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14. Rowland BC, Williams J, Smith R, Hall JK, Osborn A, Kremer P, Kelly AB, Leslie E, Patton G, Mohebbi M, Toumbourou JW. Social marketing and community mobilisation to reduce underage alcohol consumption in Australia: A cluster randomised community trial. Prev Med. 2018 08; 113:132-139.
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15. Toumbourou JW, Rowland B, Ghayour-Minaie M, Sherker S, Patton GC, Williams JW. Student survey trends in reported alcohol use and influencing factors in Australia. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2018 04; 37 Suppl 1:S58-S66.
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16. Hayes JF, Balantekin KN, Altman M, Wilfley DE, Taylor CB, Williams J. Sleep Patterns and Quality Are Associated with Severity of Obesity and Weight-Related Behaviors in Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity. Child Obes. 2018 01; 14(1):11-17.
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17. Harris A, Williams JM. The Impact of a Horse Riding Intervention on the Social Functioning of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 07 14; 14(7).
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18. Pirkis J, Currier D, Carlin J, Degenhardt L, Dharmage SC, Giles-Corti B, Gordon IR, Gurrin LC, Hocking JS, Kavanagh A, Keogh L, Koelmeyer R, LaMontagne AD, Patton G, Sanci L, Spittal MJ, Schlichthorst M, Studdert D, Williams J, English DR. Cohort Profile: Ten to Men (the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health). Int J Epidemiol. 2017 06 01; 46(3):793-794i.
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19. Thomas RL, Kelly AB, Chan GCK, Williams JW. Linking eating and weight control attitudes to relationship experiences: A large-scale survey of adolescent females. J Adolesc. 2017 Jul; 58:67-73.
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20. Hawkins RD, Williams JM. Childhood Attachment to Pets: Associations between Pet Attachment, Attitudes to Animals, Compassion, and Humane Behaviour. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 05 06; 14(5).
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21. Hawkins RD, Williams JM. Assessing Effectiveness of a Nonhuman Animal Welfare Education Program for Primary School Children. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2017 Jul-Sep; 20(3):240-256.
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22. Marsa-Sambola F, Williams J, Muldoon J, Lawrence A, Connor M, Currie C. Quality of life and adolescents' communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend): the mediating effect of attachment to pets. Attach Hum Dev. 2017 Jun; 19(3):278-297.
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23. Currier D, Pirkis J, Carlin J, Degenhardt L, Dharmage SC, Giles-Corti B, Gordon I, Gurrin L, Hocking J, Kavanagh A, Keogh LA, Koelmeyer R, LaMontagne AD, Schlichthorst M, Patton G, Sanci L, Spittal MJ, Studdert DM, Williams J, English DR. The Australian longitudinal study on male health-methods. BMC Public Health. 2016 10 31; 16(Suppl 3):1030.
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24. Chan GC, Kelly AB, Carroll A, Williams JW. Peer drug use and adolescent polysubstance use: Do parenting and school factors moderate this association? Addict Behav. 2017 01; 64:78-81.
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25. Hinchliff GLM, Kelly AB, Chan GCK, Patton GC, Williams J. Risky dieting amongst adolescent girls: Associations with family relationship problems and depressed mood. Eat Behav. 2016 08; 22:222-224.
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26. Chan GC, Kelly AB, Connor JP, Hall WD, Young RM, Williams JW. Does parental monitoring and disapproval explain variations in alcohol use among adolescents from different countries of birth? Drug Alcohol Rev. 2016 11; 35(6):741-749.
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27. Pal L, Zhang H, Williams J, Santoro NF, Diamond MP, Schlaff WD, Coutifaris C, Carson SA, Steinkampf MP, Carr BR, McGovern PG, Cataldo NA, Gosman GG, Nestler JE, Myers E, Legro RS. Vitamin D Status Relates to Reproductive Outcome in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Secondary Analysis of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 08; 101(8):3027-35.
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28. Chan GC, Kelly AB, Hides L, Quinn C, Williams JW. Does gender moderate the relationship between polydrug use and sexual risk-taking among Australian secondary school students under 16?years of age? Drug Alcohol Rev. 2016 11; 35(6):750-754.
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29. Ark S, Williams J. Spatial awareness in robotic theatre. J Perioper Pract. 2016 Mar; 26(3):35.
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30. Kelly AB, Chan GC, Mason WA, Williams JW. The relationship between psychological distress and adolescent polydrug use. Psychol Addict Behav. 2015 Sep; 29(3):787-93.
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31. Thomas HJ, Chan GC, Scott JG, Connor JP, Kelly AB, Williams J. Association of different forms of bullying victimisation with adolescents' psychological distress and reduced emotional wellbeing. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2016 Apr; 50(4):371-9.
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32. Williams JW, Canterford L, Toumbourou JW, Patton GC, Catalano RF. Social Development Measures Associated with Problem Behaviours and Weight Status in Australian Adolescents. Prev Sci. 2015 Aug; 16(6):822-31.
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33. Salom CL, Kelly AB, Alati R, Williams GM, Patton GC, Williams JW. Individual, school-related and family characteristics distinguish co-occurrence of drinking and depressive symptoms in very young adolescents. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2016 07; 35(4):387-96.
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34. Chan GC, Kelly AB, Connor JP, Hall W, Young RM, Toumbourou JW, Williams J. Regional versus urban differences in teenage alcohol use: Does parental disapproval account for these differences? Aust J Rural Health. 2016 Feb; 24(1):3-8.
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35. Tzortzis S, Tzifa K, Tikka T, Worrollo S, Williams J, Reid AP, Proops D. A ten-year review of soft tissue reactions around percutaneous titanium implants for auricular prosthesis. Laryngoscope. 2015 Aug; 125(8):1934-9.
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36. Habib C, Toumbourou JW, McRitchie M, Williams J, Kremer P, McKenzie D, Catalano RF. Prevalence and community variation in harmful levels of family conflict witnessed by children: implications for prevention. Prev Sci. 2014 Oct; 15(5):757-66.
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37. Naqvi SH, Moore A, Bevilacqua K, Lathief S, Williams J, Naqvi N, Pal L. Predictors of depression in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2015 Feb; 18(1):95-101.
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38. Li HK, Kelly AB, Chan GC, Toumbourou JW, Patton GC, Williams JW. The association of puberty and young adolescent alcohol use: do parents have a moderating role? Addict Behav. 2014 Oct; 39(10):1389-93.
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39. Pavlidou EV, Williams JM. Implicit learning and reading: insights from typical children and children with developmental dyslexia using the artificial grammar learning (AGL) paradigm. Res Dev Disabil. 2014 Jul; 35(7):1457-72.
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40. Jones M, Taylor Lynch K, Kass AE, Burrows A, Williams J, Wilfley DE, Taylor CB. Healthy weight regulation and eating disorder prevention in high school students: a universal and targeted Web-based intervention. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Feb 27; 16(2):e57.
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41. Hemphill SA, Tollit MA, Romaniuk H, Williams J, Toumbourou JW, Bond L, Patton GC. Carrying weapons and intent to harm among Victorian secondary school students in 1999 and 2009. Med J Aust. 2013 Dec 16; 199(11):769-71.
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42. Kremer P, Elshaug C, Leslie E, Toumbourou JW, Patton GC, Williams J. Physical activity, leisure-time screen use and depression among children and young adolescents. J Sci Med Sport. 2014 Mar; 17(2):183-7.
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43. Rowland B, Toumbourou JW, Osborn A, Smith R, Hall JK, Kremer P, Kelly AB, Williams J, Leslie E. A clustered randomised trial examining the effect of social marketing and community mobilisation on the age of uptake and levels of alcohol consumption by Australian adolescents. BMJ Open. 2013 Jan 24; 3(1).
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44. Jonkman H, Steketee M, Tombourou JW, Cini K, Williams J. Community variation in adolescent alcohol use in Australia and the Netherlands. Health Promot Int. 2014 Mar; 29(1):109-17.
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45. Kelly AB, O'Flaherty M, Toumbourou JW, Homel R, Patton GC, White A, Williams J. The influence of families on early adolescent school connectedness: evidence that this association varies with adolescent involvement in peer drinking networks. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2012 Apr; 40(3):437-47.
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46. Kelly AB, Chan GC, Toumbourou JW, O'Flaherty M, Homel R, Patton GC, Williams J. Very young adolescents and alcohol: evidence of a unique susceptibility to peer alcohol use. Addict Behav. 2012 Apr; 37(4):414-9.
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47. Kelly AB, Toumbourou JW, O'Flaherty M, Patton GC, Homel R, Connor JP, Williams J. Family relationship quality and early alcohol use: evidence for gender-specific risk processes. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2011 May; 72(3):399-407.
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48. Williams JM. Children and adolescents' understandings of family resemblance: a study of naïve inheritance concepts. Br J Dev Psychol. 2012 Jun; 30(Pt 2):225-52.
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49. Williams JW, Canterford L, Hesketh KD, Hardy P, Waters EB, Patton GC, Wake M. Changes in body mass index and health related quality of life from childhood to adolescence. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e442-8.
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50. Campbell MW, Williams J, Carlin JB, Wake M. Is the adiposity rebound a rebound in adiposity? Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e207-15.
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51. Habib C, Santoro J, Kremer P, Toumbourou J, Leslie E, Williams J. The importance of family management, closeness with father and family structure in early adolescent alcohol use. Addiction. 2010 Oct; 105(10):1750-8.
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52. Patton GC, Coffey C, Carlin JB, Sawyer SM, Williams J, Olsson CA, Wake M. Overweight and obesity between adolescence and young adulthood: a 10-year prospective cohort study. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Mar; 48(3):275-80.
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53. Kelly AB, O'Flaherty M, Connor JP, Homel R, Toumbourou JW, Patton GC, Williams J. The influence of parents, siblings and peers on pre- and early-teen smoking: a multilevel model. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2011 Jul; 30(4):381-7.
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54. Williams JM, Smith LA. Concepts of kinship relations and inheritance in childhood and adolescence. Br J Dev Psychol. 2010 Sep; 28(Pt 3):523-46.
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55. Leslie E, Kremer P, Toumbourou JW, Williams JW. Gender differences in personal, social and environmental influences on active travel to and from school for Australian adolescents. J Sci Med Sport. 2010 Nov; 13(6):597-601.
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56. Pavlidou EV, Kelly ML, Williams JM. Do children with developmental dyslexia have impairments in implicit learning? Dyslexia. 2010 May; 16(2):143-61.
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57. Jacka FN, Kremer PJ, Leslie ER, Berk M, Patton GC, Toumbourou JW, Williams JW. Associations between diet quality and depressed mood in adolescents: results from the Australian Healthy Neighbourhoods Study. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2010 May; 44(5):435-42.
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58. Hemphill SA, Toumbourou JW, Smith R, Kendall GE, Rowland B, Freiberg K, Williams JW. Are rates of school suspension higher in socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods? An Australian study. Health Promot J Austr. 2010 Apr; 21(1):12-8.
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59. Wake M, Canterford L, Patton GC, Hesketh K, Hardy P, Williams J, Waters E, Carlin JB. Comorbidities of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence: longitudinal study. Arch Dis Child. 2010 Mar; 95(3):162-8.
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60. Brennan SL, Henry MJ, Wluka AE, Nicholson GC, Kotowicz MA, Williams JW, Pasco JA. BMD in population-based adult women is associated with socioeconomic status. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 May; 24(5):809-15.
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61. Pavlidou EV, Williams JM, Kelly LM. Artificial grammar learning in primary school children with and without developmental dyslexia. Ann Dyslexia. 2009 Jun; 59(1):55-77.
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62. Olds T, Wake M, Patton G, Ridley K, Waters E, Williams J, Hesketh K. How do school-day activity patterns differ with age and gender across adolescence? J Adolesc Health. 2009 Jan; 44(1):64-72.
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63. Reilly S, Wake M, Bavin EL, Prior M, Williams J, Bretherton L, Eadie P, Barrett Y, Ukoumunne OC. Predicting language at 2 years of age: a prospective community study. Pediatrics. 2007 Dec; 120(6):e1441-9.
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64. Olds T, Ridley K, Wake M, Hesketh K, Waters E, Patton G, Williams J. How should activity guidelines for young people be operationalised? Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2007 Sep 21; 4:43.
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65. Myant KA, Williams JM. What do children learn about biology from factual information? A comparison of interventions to improve understanding of contagious illnesses. Br J Educ Psychol. 2008 Jun; 78(Pt 2):223-44.
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66. Tey C, Wake M, Campbell M, Hampton A, Williams J. The Light Time-Use Diary and preschool activity patterns: exploratory study. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(3):167-73.
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67. Williams J, Wake M, Campbell M. Comparing estimates of body fat in children using published bioelectrical impedance analysis equations. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(3):174-9.
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68. Reilly S, Eadie P, Bavin EL, Wake M, Prior M, Williams J, Bretherton L, Barrett Y, Ukoumunne OC. Growth of infant communication between 8 and 12 months: a population study. J Paediatr Child Health. 2006 Dec; 42(12):764-70.
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69. Wake M, Tobin S, Cone-Wesson B, Dahl HH, Gillam L, McCormick L, Poulakis Z, Rickards FW, Saunders K, Ukoumunne OC, Williams J. Slight/mild sensorineural hearing loss in children. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov; 118(5):1842-51.
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70. Williams J, Wasserberger J. Crack cocaine causing fatal vasoconstriction of the aorta. J Emerg Med. 2006 Aug; 31(2):181-4.
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71. Campbell MW, Williams J, Hampton A, Wake M. Maternal concern and perceptions of overweight in Australian preschool-aged children. Med J Aust. 2006 Mar 20; 184(6):274-7.
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72. Myant KA, Williams JM. Children's concepts of health and illness: understanding of contagious illnesses, non-contagious illnesses and injuries. J Health Psychol. 2005 Nov; 10(6):805-19.
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73. Davis E, Waters E, Wake M, Goldfeld S, Williams J, Mehmet-Radji O, Oberklaid F. Population health and wellbeing: identifying priority areas for Victorian children. Aust New Zealand Health Policy. 2005 Jul 20; 2:16.
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74. Williams J, Wake M, Hesketh K, Maher E, Waters E. Health-related quality of life of overweight and obese children. JAMA. 2005 Jan 05; 293(1):70-6.
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75. Marshall LJ, Williams JR, Almond MJ, Atkinson SD, Cook SR, Matthews W, Mortimore JL. Analysis of ochres from Clearwell Caves: the role of particle size in determining colour. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2005 Jan 01; 61(1-2):233-41.
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76. Binnie L, Williams J. Intuitive psychology and physics among children with autism and typically developing children. Autism. 2003 Jun; 7(2):173-93.
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77. Williams JM, Binnie LM. Children's concepts of illness: an intervention to improve knowledge. Br J Health Psychol. 2002 May; 7(Pt 2):129-47.
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