Daniel O'Connor

Emeritus Prof

19972018

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Research Output

2018

Organizational factors associated with readiness for change in residential aged care settings

Von Treuer, K., Karantzas, G., McCabe, M., Mellor, D., Konis, A., Davison, T. E. & O'Connor, D., 1 Feb 2018, In : BMC Health Services Research. 18, 1, 6 p., 2832.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Quality indicators of psychotropic prescribing to people with dementia in aged psychiatry inpatient units

O'Connor, D. W., D'Cunha, C., Clifton, T., Huppert, D., Lowy, H., Macfarlane, S., Moss, F., Plakiotis, C., Singh, D., Tsanglis, M., Hoeve, J. T. & White, E. A., 2018, In : Aging and Mental Health. 22, 11, p. 1432-1437 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

A pilot trial of acceptance and commitment therapy for symptoms of depression and anxiety in older adults residing in long-term care facilities

Davison, T. E., Eppingstall, B., Runci, S. & O'Connor, D. W., 3 Jul 2017, In : Aging and Mental Health. 21, 7, p. 766-773 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral symptoms of dementia that present management difficulties in nursing homes: Staff perceptions and their concordance with informant scales

Davison, T. E., McCabe, M. P., Bird, M., Mellor, D., MacPherson, S., Hallford, D. J., Seedy, M. & O'Connor, D. W., 2017, In : Journal of gerontological nursing. 43, 1, p. 34-43 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Organizational factors related to the confidence of workers in working with residents with dementia or depression in aged care facilities

McCabe, M. P., Mellor, D., Karantzas, G., Von Treuer, K., Davison, T. E. & O'Connor, D., 2017, In : Aging and Mental Health. 21, 5, p. 487-493 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Alfentanil anesthetic augmentation lengthens seizure duration in electroconvulsive therapy with older people

O'Connor, D. W., Plakiotis, C. & D'Cunha, C., 2016, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 28, 6, p. 1051 - 1052 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

An integrated exploration of factors associated with psychological distress among older prisoners

Baidawi, S., Trotter, C. & O'Connor, D. W., 1 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 27, 6, p. 815-834 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

A personalized multimedia device to treat agitated behavior and improve mood in people with dementia: A pilot study

Davison, T. E., Nayer, K., Coxon, S., de Bono, A., Eppingstall, B., Jeon, Y. H., van der Ploeg, E. S. & O'Connor, D. W., 1 Jan 2016, In : Geriatric Nursing. 37, 1, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Are older adults receiving evidence-based advice to prevent falls post-discharge from hospital?

Lee, D-C. A., Brown, T., Stolwyk, R., O'Connor, D. W. & Haines, T. P., Jun 2016, In : Health Education Journal. 75, 4, p. 448-463 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Development and Validation of a Short Version of the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia for Screening Residents in Nursing Homes

Jeon, Y-H., Liu, Z., Li, Z., Low, L-F., Chenoweth, L., O'Connor, D., Beattie, E., Davison, T. E. & Brodaty, H., 1 Nov 2016, In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 24, 11, p. 1007-1016 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Dubious findings concerning the prevalence of late-life depression

Snowdon, J., Almeida, O. P. & O'Connor, D. W., 1 Mar 2016, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 50, 3, p. 284-285 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Internet video chat (Skype) family conversations as a treatment of agitation in nursing home residents with dementia

van der Ploeg, E. S., O'Connor, D. W. & Eppingstall, B. J., 2016, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 28, 4, p. 697 - 698 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia

Macfarlane, S. & O’Connor, D., 1 Aug 2016, In : Australian Prescriber. 39, 4, p. 123-125 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Organizational climate and self-efficacy as predictors of staff strain in caring for dementia residents: A mediation model

Karantzas, G. C., McCabe, M. P., Mellor, D., Von Treuer, K., Davison, T. E., O'Connor, D., Haselden, R. & Konis, A., 1 Sep 2016, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 66, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

The Clinical and Service Outcomes of Unilateral and Bilateral ECT Electrode Placements in Australian Aged Psychiatry Services

D'Cunha, C., Plakiotis, C., MacFarlane, S., Moss, F., Reddy, M. N., Singh, D., Tofler, D., White, E. A. & O'Connor, D. W., 2016, In : The Journal of Electroconvulsive Therapy. 32, 1, p. 44-48 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Deprescribing psychotropic medications in aged care facilities: the potential role of family members

Plakiotis, C., Bell, J. S. F., Jeon, Y-H., Pond, C. D. & O'Connor, D. W., 2015, In : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 821, p. 29 - 43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Personalized one-to-one intervention in agitated individuals with dementia: Responders versus non-responders

Van Der Ploeg, E. S., Eppingstall, B., Camp, C. J., Runci, S. J. & O'Connor, D. W., 2015, In : Journal of gerontological nursing. 41, 3, p. 22-29 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The clinical utility of the Cornell scale for depression in dementia as a routine assessment in nursing homes

Jeon, Y-H., Li, Z., Low, L-F., Chenoweth, L., O'Connor, D., Beattie, E., Liu, Z. & Brodaty, H., 2015, In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 23, 8, p. 784-793 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

The language needs of residents from linguistically diverse backgrounds in Victorian aged care facilities

Runci, S. J., Eppingstall, B. J., van der Ploeg, E. S., Graham, G. & O'Connor, D. W., 2015, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 34, 3, p. 195 - 198 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Using Spaced Retrieval Training to Teach People With Dementia to Independently Use Their Walking Aids: Two Case Studies

Creighton, A. S., Davison, T. E., van der Ploeg, E. S., Camp, C. J. & O’Connor, D. W., 15 Mar 2015, In : Clinical Gerontologist. 38, 2, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Validity of the geriatric depression scale and the collateral source version of the geriatric depression scale in nursing homes

Li, Z., Jeon, Y-H., Low, L-F., Chenoweth, L., O'Connor, D. W., Beattie, E. & Brodaty, H., 9 Jan 2015, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 27, 9, p. 1495-1504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Why are more highly educated people with dementia less likely to be prescribed antipsychotics?

Bell, J. S., Ilomaki, J. & O'Connor, D. W., 2015, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 132, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Aged Care Assessment Service practitioners: a review of current practice for assessment of cognition of older people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Victoria

Vrantsidis, F., LoGiudice, D., Rayner, V., Dow, B., Antonopoulos, S., Runci, S. J., O'Connor, D. W. & Haralambous, B., 2014, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 33, 1, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Are reports of cognitive testing among older electroconvulsive therapy recipients clinically valid?

Plakiotis, C., Chin, L. F. & O'Connor, D. W., 2014, In : The Journal of Electroconvulsive Therapy. 30, 1, p. 26 - 29 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of family satisfaction in Australian ethno-specific and mainstream aged care facilities

Runci, S. J., Eppingstall, B. J., van der Ploeg, E. S. & O'Connor, D. W., 2014, In : Journal of gerontological nursing. 40, 4, p. 54 - 63 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Memory box: A personalised multimedia device for individuals with dementia

Nayer, K., De Bono, A., Coxon, S., Van Der Ploeg, E. & O'Connor, D., 2014, Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Aging and Assistive Environments - 8th International Conference, UAHCI 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Proceedings. PART 3 ed. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., Vol. 8515 LNCS. p. 333-341 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8515 LNCS, no. PART 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Methodological challenges in studies of bright light therapy to treat sleep disorders in nursing home residents with dementia

van der Ploeg, E. S. & O'Connor, D. W., 2014, In : Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 68, 11, p. 777 - 784 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Systemic approach to behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential aged care facilities

Looi, J. C., Byrne, G., MacFarlane, S. R., McKay, R. & O'Connor, D. W., 2014, In : Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 48, 2, p. 112 - 115 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

The feasibility of volunteers facilitating personalized activities for nursing home residents with dementia and agitation

van der Ploeg, E. S., Walker, H. I. & O'Connor, D. W., 1 Mar 2014, In : Geriatric Nursing. 35, 2, p. 142-146 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A literature review of spaced-retrieval interventions: a direct memory intervention for people with dementia

Creighton, A. S., van der Ploeg, E. S. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 25, 11, p. 1743 - 1763 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized, controlled cross-over trial of dermally-applied lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) oil as a treatment of agitated behaviour in dementia

O'Connor, D. W., Eppingstall, B. J., Taffe, J. R. & van der Ploeg, E. S., 2013, In : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 13, Art. No. 315, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized crossover trial to study the effect of personalized, one-to-one interaction using Montessori-based activities on agitation, affect, and engagement in nursing home residents with Dementia

van der Ploeg, E. S., Eppingstall, B. J., Camp, C. J., Runci, S. J., Taffe, J. R. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 25, 4, p. 565 - 575 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

A Strategic Framework for the Management of Australia's Ageing Prisoners

Trotter, C. J., Baidawi, S. H., Sheehan, R. J., Browning, C. J., Collier, P. M. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, Australia: Monash University Publishing. 126 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

A study protocol to investigate the management of depression and challenging behaviors associated with dementia in aged care settings

McCabe, M., Mellor, D. J., Davison, T. E., Karantzas, G., Von Treuer, K. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, In : BMC Geriatrics. 13, 1 (art. no. 95), p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

3 Citations (Scopus)

Balance and gait in older electroconvulsive therapy recipients: a pilot study

Plakiotis, C., Barson, F., Vengadasalam, B., Haines, T. P. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, In : Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 9, p. 805 - 812 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Care planning practices for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in residential aged care: a pilot of an education toolkit informed by the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)

Jeon, Y-H., Govett, J., Low, L-F., Chenoweth, L., McNeill, G., Hoolahan, A., Brodaty, H. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, In : Contemporary Nurse. 44, 2, p. 156 - 169 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Is the frequent death of residents in aged care facilities a significant cause of grief for residents with mild dementia?

O'Connor, M. M., Tan, H., O'Connor, D. W. & Workman, B., 2013, In : Progress in Palliative Care. 21, 1, p. 7 - 12 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Responding to the death of a resident in aged care facilities: perspectives of staff and residents

Tan, H., O'Connor, M. M., Howard, T., Workman, B. & O'Connor, D. W., 2013, In : Geriatric Nursing. 34, 1, p. 41 - 46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A comparison of verbal communication and psychiatric medication use by Greek and Italian residents with dementia in Australian ethno-specific and mainstream aged care facilities

Runci, S. J., Eppingstall, B. & O'Connor, D., 2012, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 24, 5, p. 733 - 741 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Individualized guidelines for the management of aggression in dementia - Part 1: Key concepts

Vickland, V., Chilko, N., Draper, B., Low, L-F., O'Connor, D. W. & Brodaty, H., 2012, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 24, 7, p. 1125 - 1132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Individualized guidelines for the management of aggression in dementia - Part 2: Appraisal of current guidelines

Vickland, V., Chilko, N., Draper, B., Low, L-F., O'Connor, D. W. & Brodaty, H., 2012, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 24, 7, p. 1112 - 1124 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Management of depression in older people: A role for physical activity

Sims, J., O'Connor, D. & Browning, C., Mar 2012, Depression in the Elderly. Nova Science Publishers, p. 115-139 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Psychiatric disorders affecting the elderly in Australia

Plakiotis, C. & O'Connor, D. W., 2012, Mental Health in Australia: Collaborative Community Practice. Meadows, G., Farhall, J., Fossey, E., Grigg, M., McDermott, F. & Singh, B. (eds.). 3 ed. Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 615 - 646 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Specialist mental health consultation for depression in Australian aged care residents with dementia: a cluster randomized trial

McSweeney, K., Jeffreys, A. C., Griffith, J. L., Plakiotis, C., Kharsas, R. & O'Connor, D. W., 2012, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 27, 11, p. 1163 - 1171 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

The potential of volunteers to implement non-pharmacological interventions to reduce agitation associated with dementia in nursing home residents

van der Ploeg, E. S., Mbakile, T., Genovesi, S. & O'Connor, D. W., 2012, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 24, 11, p. 1790 - 1797 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

The study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of family-mediated personalised activities for nursing home residents with dementia

van der Ploeg, E. S., Camp, C., Eppingstall, B., Runci, S. J. & O'Connor, D., 2012, In : BMC Geriatrics. 12, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

6 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Ictal electroencephalographic measures in electroconvulsive therapy practice

Plakiotis, C. & O'Connor, D., 2011, In : Current Psychiatry Reviews. 7, 4, p. 256 - 280 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)