Staff Profile


Career Summary


  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), University of Newcastle, 11/12/2009


Research keywords

  • Alcohol
  • Health behaviour
  • Pregnancy
  • Women's health

Research expertise

Antenatal health behaviours, particularly alcohol use

Health behaviours

Public health guideline adherence

Predictors of negative health behaviours

Women's health


  • English

Fields of Research

111700Public Health And Health Services75


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Journal article (14 outputs)

2015Loxton D, Powers J, Anderson AE, Townsend N, Harris ML, Tuckerman R, et al., 'Online and Offline Recruitment of Young Women for a Longitudinal Health Survey: Findings From the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health 1989-95 Cohort.', J Med Internet Res, 17 e109 (2015)
2014Anderson AE, Hure AJ, Forder PM, Powers J, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Loxton DJ, 'Risky drinking patterns are being continued into pregnancy: a prospective cohort study.', PLoS One, 9 e86171 (2014) [C1]
2014Anderson AE, Hure AJ, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Loxton DJ, 'Women's perceptions of information about alcohol use during pregnancy: a qualitative study.', BMC Public Health, 14 1048 (2014) [C1]
2014Hure A, Gresham E, Lai J, Anderson A, Martin J, Fealy S, Blumfield M, 'Nutrition in pregnancy: The balancing act', International Journal of Birth and Parent Education, 1 7-12 (2014) [C2]

Co-authors: ALEXIS HURE

2013Loxton D, Chojenta C, Anderson AE, Powers JR, Shakeshaft A, Burns L, 'Acquisition and Utilization of Information About Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Among Australian Pregnant Women and Service Providers', Journal of Midwifery & Women┬┐s Health, 58 523-530 (2013) [C1]
2013Bowman J, Fletcher A, Wiggers J, Anderson AE, McElwaine K, Bartlem K, et al., 'Psychologists and Smoking Cessation Intervention: Unrealised Potential', Journal of Smoking Cessation, 8 76-84 (2013) [C1]
2013Anderson AE, Hure AJ, Forder P, Powers JR, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Loxton DJ, 'Predictors of antenatal alcohol use among Australian women: A prospective cohort study', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 120 1366-1374 (2013) [C1]
2013Anderson AE, Bowman JA, Knight J, Wye PM, Terry M, Grimshaw S, Wiggers JH, 'Smoking cessation care provision and support procedures in Australian community mental health centers', Psychiatric Services, 64 707-710 (2013) [C1]
2013Loxton D, Powers J, Fitzgerald D, Forder P, Anderson A, Taft A, Hegarty K, 'The Community Composite Abuse Scale: Reliability and Validity of a Measure of Intimate Partner Violence in a Community Survey from the ALSWH', Journal of Women's Health, Issues & Care, 2 (2013) [C1]
2012Anderson AE, Hure AJ, Powers JR, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Loxton DJ, 'Determinants of pregnant women's compliance with alcohol guidelines: A prospective cohort study', BMC Public Health, 12 1-10 (2012) [C1]
2012Paul CL, Carey ML, Anderson AE, Mackenzie LJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Courtney RJ, Clinton-Mcharg TL, 'Cancer patients' concerns regarding access to cancer care: Perceived impact of waiting times along the diagnosis and treatment journey', European Journal of Cancer Care, 21 321-329 (2012) [C1]
2012Carey ML, Anderson AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Lynagh MC, Paul CL, Tzelepis F, 'How well are we meeting haematological cancer survivors' preferences for involvement in treatment decision making?', Patient Education and Counseling, 88 87-92 (2012) [C1]
2011Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Anderson AE, D'Este CA, 'Strategies to increase community-based intervention research aimed at reducing excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm', Drug and Alcohol Review, 30 659-663 (2011) [C1]
2010Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Stewart JM, Anderson AE, 'Being sorry is not enough: The sorry state of the evidence base for improving the health of indigenous populations', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38 566-568 (2010) [C1]
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Conference (2 outputs)

2012Anderson AE, Loxton DJ, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Powers JR, 'Compliance with alcohol guidelines for pregnant women: Using data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health', Journal of Women's Health, Washington, DC (2012) [E3]
2008Bowman JA, 'Psychologists and smoking cessation intervention: Unrealised potential', 2008 UK National Smoking Cessation Conference - Archive, London (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: JENNY BOWMAN

Report (1 outputs)

2012Dobson A, Byles JE, Brown W, Mishra G, Loxton DJ, Hockey R, et al., 'Adherence to health guidelines: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health', Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 90 (2012) [R1]

Grants and Funding


Number of grants1
Total funding$23,994

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2013 (1 grants)

A life course perspective on the identification of risk factors for low birth weight$23,994
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Alexis Hure, Associate Professor Deb Loxton, Doctor Catherine Chojenta, Ms Amy Anderson, Doctor Melissa Harris
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish

Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.


Ms Amy Anderson

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Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing
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