Hayward, L.D., Zubrick, S.R.,
& Connor, C. (1996). The Application of Neuropsychological Theory
and Practice in Clinical Settings. In P.R. Martin & J.S. Birnbrauer
(Eds). The Practice of Clinical Psychology. Melbourne: Australian
Bowyer, C. (2008) Dying with Dignity: A
Psychological Perspective. In Dying
with Dignity in Neurodegenerative Disorders. (Ed. P. Panegyres). Quality
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Allanson, F., Pestell, C., Gignac, G., Yong, Y., & Weinborn, M. (2017). Cognitive Predictors of Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: A Meta-Analytic Regression. Neuropsychology Review. DOI10.1007/s11065-017-9353-5'
Bower, C., Watkins, R.E., Mutch, R.C., Marriot, R., Freeman, J., Kippin, N., Safe, B., Pestell, C. et al. (2018). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and youth justice: a prevalence study among young people sentenced to detention in Western Australia. British Medical Journal, 8(2):e019605. DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019605
Connor, S., Pestell, C. & Fitzpatrick JP. (2019). FASD: A Case
Study. Check – Independent learning
journal for General Practitioners.
Connor, C., & Foster, J.K. (2005) A comparison of three memory tests of biased responding to detect sub-optimal effort in a litigating and non-litigating clinical population. Australian Journal of Psychology 57: 9-9 Suppl. S.
Connor, S., Tan, K. Y., Pestell, C. F., &
Fitzpatrick, J. P. (2020). The Demographic and Neurocognitive Profile of Clients
diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in PATCHES Paediatrics clinics
across Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Alcohol Clin Exp Res.
Davies, S. R., Field, A. R., Andersen, T., & Pestell, C. (2011). The ecological validity of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure: predicting everyday problems in children with neuropsychological disorders. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 33(7), 820-831. doi:10.1080/13803395.2011.574608.
Fairjones, S. E., Vuletich, E. J., Pestell, C., & Panegyres, P. K. (2011). Exploring the role of cognitive reserve in early-onset dementia. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen, 26(2), 139-144. doi:10.1177/1533317510397328
Fitzpatrick, J.P., & Pestell, C. (2017). Neuropsychological Aspects of Prevention and Intervention for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia. Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology, 3(1), 38-52. doi: 10.1007/s40817-016-0018-8
Green DJ, Cox KL, Badcock JC, Ainslie PN, Pestell C, Maslen BA and Lautenschlager NT. Does manipulation of arterial shear stress enhance cerebrovascular function and cognition in the aging brain? Design, rationale and recruitment for the PREVENTIA randomised clinical trial. Mental Health and Physical Activity (2018), 15, 153-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mhpa.2018.10.005
Gozt, A., Licari, M., Halstrom, A., Milbourn, H.,
Lydiard, S., Black, A., . . . Fitzgerald, M. (2020). Towards the Development of
an Integrative, Evidence-Based Suite of Indicators for the Prediction of
Outcome Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Results from a Pilot Study. Brain
Sci, 10(1). doi:10.3390/brainsci10010023
Mancini, V. O., Rudaizky, D., Pearcy, B. T. D.,
Marriner, A., Pestell, C. F., Gomez, R., . . . Chen, W. (2019). Factor
structure of the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) in those with
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Sleep Medicine: X, 1.
Marriner, A., Pestell, C., & Bucks, R. (2015). Confirmatory Factor Analysis Of The Sleep Disturbance Scale For Children (sdsc) In A Clinical Sample Of Children And Adolescents. Sleep & Biological Rhythms, 13, 28.
Marriner, A., Pestell, C., Bayliss, D., McCann, M. & Bucks, R. (2017). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Sleep
Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) in a Clinical Sample of Children and
Adolescents. Journal of Sleep Research. 26 (5), doi: 10.1111/jsr.12526
Mazzella, C., Durkin, K., Cerini, E., & Buralli, P. (1992). Sex Role Stereotyping in Australian Television Advertisements. Sex Roles, 26, 243-259. doi:10.1007/BF00289910
McCann, M., Bayliss, D.M., Pestell, C.,
Hill, C.M., & Bucks, R.S. (2016). The relationship between sleep and working memory in children with neurological conditions, Child Neuropsychology, 24:3, 304-321, DOI: 10.1080/09297049.2016.1231298
McMillan, S. G., Rees, C. S., & Pestell, C. (2013). An investigation of executive functioning, attention and working memory in compulsive hoarding. Behav Cogn Psychother, 41(5), 610-625. doi:10.1017/S1352465812000835.
Nankoo A., Palermo, R., Jason, B., Pestell, C. (2018). Examining the Rate of Self-Reported ADHD-Related Traits and Endorsement of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and Autistic-Like Traits in Australian University Students. Journal of Attention Disorders, DOI10.1177/1087054718758901
Naylor, L. H., Maslen, B. A., Cox, K. L., Spence, A.
L., Robey, E., Haynes, A., . . . Green, D. J. (2020). Land- versus
water-walking interventions in older adults: Effects on body composition. J
Sci Med Sport, 23(2), 164-170. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2019.08.019
Passmore, H.M., Giglia, R., Watkins, R.E., Mutch, R.C., Pestell, C. et.al (2016). Study protocol for screening and diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) among young people sentenced to detention in Western Australia. British Medical Journal, 6:6, e012184. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012184
Panegyres, P., Foster, J., Fallon., M.,& Connor, C. (2010). The amnesic syndrome of Primary Whipple Disease of the Brain. Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology, 23(1), 49-51. doi: 10.1097/WNN.0b013e3181bf2d39
Panegyres PK, Goldblatt J, Walpole I, Connor C., Liebeck T, Harrop K (2001). Gene testing for Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia Review Series. Genetics in Dementia, 31, 16-17.
Panegyres, P., Davies, S., & Connor, C. (2000). Early onset dementia. The Medical Journal of Australia, 173 (5), 279-280. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11130362
Panegyres, P. K., Goldblatt, J., Walpole, I., Connor, C., Liebeck, T., & Harrop, K. (2000). Genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease. Med J Aust, 172(7), 339-343. PMID:10844923.
Watson, P. A., Gignac, G. E., Weinborn, M., Green, S.,
& Pestell, C.F.
(2020). A Meta-Analysis of Neuropsychological
Predictors of Outcome Following Stroke and Other Non-Traumatic Acquired Brain
Injuries in Adults. Neuropsychol Rev
Wedderburn. S., Panegyres. P.K., Andrew. S., Goldblatt, J.,
Liebeck, T., McGrath, F., Wiltshire, M., Pestell,
C., Lee, J., & Beilby, J. (2013). An experience with predictive gene testing for HD and other
neurodegenerative disorders. International Medical Journal, 43 (12), 1272-1279. doi:
Yeo, Y. X., Pestell, C. F., Bucks, R. S., Allanson, F., & Weinborn, M. (2019). Metacognitive knowledge and functional outcomes in adults with acquired brain injury: A meta-analysis. Neuropsychol Rehabil, 1-26. doi:10.1080/09602011.2019.1704421
Non-peer Reviewed Journal Articles
C., Elliott, K., McGrath, F., Panegyres,
PK. (2000). A case study of a young
adult with dementia: cortico-basal ganglionic degeneration. Connect, 5, 17.
C., & Hayward, L. (2000). Adverse events following predictive testing
in Western Australia. Connect.
Mental Health Matters in Western Australia. Organic Mental Disorders, 5 (1), 20-21.
C. (1999). Predictive Gene Testing: Are we Opening Pandora’s Box?Contact. Australian HD Association (Inc.) WA
Newsletter. 2 (2).
Ohan, J. L., Sng A., Russell-Smith, S., Maybery, M., Pestell, C., Whitehouse, A., MacLeod, C., Mazzucchelli, T., & Egan. S. (2016). Autism, anxiety and school functioning. Improving school functioning by reducing anxiety for children on the spectrum. Brisbane: Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC).
Pestell, C., & Paul, A. (2015). Assessment of capacity in young offenders. InPsych, 37 (4), 17.
Foster, J.K., Pestell,
C., Panegyres, P., Wenjing, L., Mills, J., Long, J., & Paulsen, J. Emotion recognition in premanifest Huntington's Disease. Proceedings of the
20th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists.
Adelaide, SA, Nov 2014.
Panegyres, P., Tedesco, M., & Pestell, C. Predict HD: A Decade of observation. Proceedings of the National Huntington’s
Conference, Embracing Opportunities. University of WA, Perth, Sep 2014.
Wojnarowska, G., Pyszora, N., & Pestell, C. (2012) My brain
is making up new memories: A case study of a sex offender with temporal lobe
epilepsy and organic psychosis. Proceedings
of the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry l The Royal Australian and New Zealand
College of Psychiatrists 2012 Conference. Hong Kong. 6 September, 2012.
Butun, S. & Pestell, C. (2011) CAHDS: A State-wide ADHD Clinic. Proceedings of the Boom and Bust-Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference.
Newman, WA. August, 2011.
Pestell, C., Butun, S., James, J., & Millman, F. Complex Attention and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A WA Perspective.
Proceedings of the Growing up Solid
Conference. Integrating emotional and mental health throughout infancy,
childhood and adolescence. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of
Psychiatrists and Australian Association for Infant Mental Health. Perth, WA.
14 May 2011.
A. & Pestell, C (2010). The neuropsychological sequelae of maltreatment
trauma in childhood: implications for clinical understanding and interventions
across the lifespan. Proceedings
of the 16th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical
Neuropsychologists. Fremantle, WA.
A, Schirmer, L., Ruvceska, V., Pestell,
C. (2010) Cognitive
Functioning of Children and Adolescents After Abuse and Neglect: A
Neuropsychological Research Programme. Proceedings of the International Congress Applied Psychology
Symposium. Melbourne, Victoria.
C. & McGrath, F. (2010). The
Potential Impact of HD on Indigenous Populations: An emerging challenge for
mental health services. THEMHS
2009 Conference Book of Proceedings: Your Family Your Community Your Mental
Health. Perth, WA.
Panegyres, P., Casella, A., Crawford, A., & Connor, C. (2000). Beneficial effects of Donepezil on
health-related quality of life and caregiver perception of patient
social interaction and activity in Alzheimer’s disease: preliminary findings
from the Australian subset of a global clinical experience study. World
Panegyres, P., Davies, S., & Connor, C. (1999). Dementia
in young adults: clinical observations in 100 consecutive patients. Proceedings of the Australian Neurology
Association, Hobart Conference. Hobart, Australia.
Mazzella, C. (1993). The
Neuropsychology of HD. Proceedings
of the Australian HD Association (WA) Conference, Perth, WA.
Allanson, F., Weinborn, M., Gignac, G. & Pestell, C. The Relationship Between Cognition and Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: A Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Conference APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. 19-21 November 2015, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens NSW.
Marriner, A. M., & Bucks, R., & Pestell, C. Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) in a Clinical Sample of Children and Adolescents. Poster presented at Sleep DownUnder 2015 - Cycles Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
Wiltshire, M., Pestell, C., Wedderburn, S., Panegyres, P.K.,
Andrew, S., Goldblatt, J., Liebeck, T., McGrath, F., Lee, J., & Beilby,
J. Predictive Gene Testing for HD. 2013 World Congress on HD. Rio de Janeiro
Brazil, September 15-18 2013.
SE., Vuletich, E.J., Panegyres, PK., & Connor,
C. (2009). Investigating
the role of cognitive reserve in early onset Alzheimer's Disease (AD) &
Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Proceedings of the 15th
Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists.
E.J., Fairjones, SE., Panegyres, PK., & Connor, C. (2009). The relationship between symptoms and profiles of memory dysfunction in
early onset Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the APS
College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Melbourne, Victoria.
J., Connor, C., et al. (2006) Olanzapine in the treatment of motor,
behavioural and psychiatric symptoms in Huntington Disease. 'Of
Mice and Men and More. An Update on the genetic and clinical aspects of HD'
(4-5th of August 2006, Gold Coast Queensland).
Connor, C., & Foster, J. (2004). A Comparison of the TOMM, Word Memory Test and the Amsterdam Short Term
Memory Test to Detect Sub-Optimal Effort in a Litigating and Clinical
Population. (Published Abstract). College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Annual Conference. 27 November, 2004. Bondi Beach, Sydney.
C., Hayward, L., & Richards, F.
(1997). Psychosocial Consequences of
Predictive Testing for HD. 17th
International Meeting of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on HD,
Connor, C., & Hayward, L. (1996). The Psychosocial Sequelae of Predictive Testing for HD. Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 20th
Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, South Australia.
Examples of other research projects/international trials
Neurotrauma Research Program grant: Fitzgerald, M., Fatovich, D., Pestell, C., Bynevelt, M., Licari, M., Robinson, S, & Xu D. Title: A validation study to predict poor outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury.
2017-2020. J. Fitzpatrick. & C. Pestell. PATCHES Paediatrics/UWA. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)Diagnostic Services And Models of Care Grant Opportunity H1617G038.
Assoc Prof M. Fitzgerald (CI), Prof D. Fatovich (AI) & Assoc Prof C. Pestell (AI). "Identification of biomarkers that correlate with clinical features and outcomes following concussion". Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research/Neurotrauma Research Program (NRP) Grant, 2016.
Prof Chen, W., Butun,S., Pestell C., (CI)., Bucks. R. "The effect of sleep problems on cognition in children with complex ADHD". Fremantle Hospital Research Awards/Medical Research Foundation, 2015.
Prof. D.Green, Prof. N. Lautenschlager, A/ Prof. K. Cox, Prof. J. Badcock & Prof C. Pestell (CI). Does Manipulation of Arterial Shear Stress Enhance Cerebrovascular Function and Cognition in the Aging Brain. NHMRC Project Grants. APP1045204. 2012-2017.
A/ Prof. J. Ohan (CI), A.Sung (CI), S. Russell-Smith (CI), Prof M. Maybery (CI), W/Prof A. Whitehouse (CI), W/Prof C. McLeod(CI), Prof C. Pestell. (CI), Dr T. Mazzucchelli,& Dr S. Egan (CI). Improving School Functioning by Reducing Anxiety in Children with ASD. Autism CRC Ltd
Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Funding (NHMRC)Chief investigators: Winthrop Professor C.
Bower, Professor R. Marriott, Dr R. Watkins, Dr R. Mutch. Associate
Investigators: Prof Carmela Pestell,
Dr S. Zubrick & Dr J. Fitzpatrick. (2014-2015). Project Title: Improving the Management of Youth with Fetal Alcohol
Spectrum Disorder in the Justice System. NHMRC Fetal Alcohol
Spectrum Disorder Grant. Amount Awarded: $1,442,637. Project ID Number:1072072
Prof P.K Panegyres, M. Tedesco & Prof C.
Pestell. The Neurobiological
Predictors of Huntington’s Disease (Predict HD & Enrol HD) & Member of the International
Huntington Disease Study Group.Neurosciences Unit. (From 2002 to 2017). The Predict HD & Enroll-HD research
programme is a coordinated worldwide effort by approximately 45 Huntington
Study Group (HSG) research centres to collect ongoing information from
individuals who are affected by HD. The HSG is collecting this information in
order to learn more about HD, potential treatments, and to plan future research
studies of experimental drugs aimed at postponing the onset or slowing the
progression of HD. Further information
and publication derived from
PREDICT-HD can be located at:https://www.predict-hd.net/content/publications-and-presentations
In 2011/12 Dr Pestell was the WA site Neuropsychologist for an international 'Cool Kids' research study clinical trial of moderate hypothermia as a treatment following severe traumatic brain injury in children as part of the Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium (PTBIC).
Dr Pestell was also the WA site Neuropsychologist for the HitBIC Hypothermia in Traumatic Brain Injury in Children Research Trial which operates in Australia and New Zealand. Hypothermia in Traumatic Brain Injury in Children Pilot Study (ClinicalTrials.gov Number NCT00282269). A multi-centre prospective randomised controlled trial of early prolonged hypothermia therapy in children with traumatic brain injury.
Member of Steering
Group: Project title: “The effects of
environmental enrichment on clinical measures of disease progression and
quality of life for patients with Huntington’s disease”.Edith Cowan
University: School of Medical Sciences. 2009-2012. Australian Huntington Disease Association (Inc)
WA, Lotterywest Grant, 2013 - 2015, $809,484.