Publications

Year of publication / 2023

Publications

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Hunt, G. R., Higgins, D. J., Willis, M. L., Mathews, B., Lawrence, D., Meinck, F., … & Haslam, D. M. (2024). The prevalence of peer sexual harassment during childhood in Australia. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 08862605241245368.

Higgins, D. J., Lawrence, D., Haslam, D. M., Mathews, B., Malacova, E., Erskine, H. E., … & Scott, J. G. (2024). Prevalence of diverse genders and sexualities in Australia and associations with five forms of child maltreatment and multi-type maltreatmentChild maltreatment, 10775595231226331.

Mathews B, Papalia N, Napier S, Malacova E, Lawrence D, Higgins DJ, Thomas H, Erskine H, Meinck F, Haslam D, Scott J, Finkelhor D & Pacella R 2023. Child maltreatment and criminal justice system involvement in Australia: Findings from a national survey. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no 681. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.52922/ti77215

Mathews, B., Finkelhor, D., Pacella, R., Scott, J. G., Higgins, D. J., Meinck, F., Erskine, H. E., Thomas, H. J., Lawrence, D., Malacova, E., Haslam, D. M., & Collin-Vézina, D. (2024). Child sexual abuse by different classes and types of perpetrator: Prevalence and trends from an Australian national survey. Child Abuse & Neglect, 147, 106562. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2023.106562

Haslam, F; Malacova E;  Higgins, D; Meinck, F; Mathews, B; Thomas, H; Finkelhor, D; Havighurst, S; Pacella, R; Erskine, H; Scott, L; and Lawrence, D (2023). The prevalence of corporal punishment in Australia: Findings from a nationally representative survey Australian Journal of Social Issues. 2023;00:1–25

Haslam D, Mathews B, Pacella R, Scott JG, Finkelhor D, Higgins DJ, Meinck F, Erskine HE, Thomas HJ, Lawrence D, Malacova E. (2023). The prevalence and impact of child maltreatment in Australia: Findings from the Australian Child Maltreatment Study: Brief Report. Australian Child Maltreatment Study, Queensland University of Technology.

Scott JG, Mathews B. Introducing the Australian Child Maltreatment Study: Baseline evidence for a national public health challenge. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S3-S4. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51867.

Haslam DM, Lawrence D, Mathews B, et al. Methodology of the Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS): A national survey of the prevalence of child maltreatment and its correlates. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S5-S12. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51869.

Mathews B, Pacella RE, Scott JG, Finkelhor D, Meinck F, Higgins DJ, Erskine HE, Thomas HJ, Lawrence D, Haslam DM, Malacova E, Dunne MP. The prevalence of child maltreatment in Australia: findings from a national survey. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S13-S18. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51873.

Higgins DJ, Mathews B, Pacella R, Scott JG, Finkelhor D, Meinck F, Erskine HE, Thomas HJ, Lawrence DM, Haslam DM, Malacova E, Dunne MP. The prevalence and nature of multi-type child maltreatment in Australia. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S19-S25. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51868.

Scott JG, Malacova E, Mathews B, Haslam DM, Pacella R, Higgins DJ, Meinck F, Dunne MP, Finkelhor D, Erskine HE, Lawrence DM, Thomas HJ. The association between child maltreatment and mental disorders in the Australian Child Maltreatment Study. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S26-S33. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51870.

Lawrence DM, Hunt A, Mathews B, Haslam DM, Malacova E, Dunne MP, Erskine HE, Higgins DJ, Finkelhor D, Pacella RE, Meinck F, Thomas HJ, Scott JG. Association between child maltreatment and health risk behaviours and conditions throughout life: The Australian Child Maltreatment Study. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S34-S39. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51877.

Pacella RE, Nation A, Mathews B, Scott JG, Higgins DJ, Haslam DM, Dunne MP, Finkelhor D, Meinck F, Erskine HE, Thomas HJ, Malacova E, Lawrence DM, Monks C. Child maltreatment and health service utilisation: findings from the Australian Child Maltreatment Study. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S40-S46. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51892.

Mathews B, Thomas HJ, Scott JG. A new era in child maltreatment prevention: Call to action. Med J Aust 2023; 218 (6 Suppl): S47-S51. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51872.

Mathews, B., Meinck, F., Erksine, H.E., Tran, N., Lee, H., Kellard, K., Pacella, R., Scott, J.G., Finkelhor, D., Higgins, D.J., Thomas, H.J., & Haslam, D.M. (2023). Adaptation and validation of the Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire-R2 for a national study of child maltreatment in Australia. Child Abuse & Neglect. 139. doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2023.106093

Mathews, B., MacMillan, H. L., Meinck, F., Finkelhor, D., Haslam, D., Tonmyr, L., Gonzalez, A., Afifi, T. O., Scott, J. G., Pacella, R. E., Higgins, D., Thomas, H., Collin-Vézina, D., & Walsh, K. (2022). The ethics of child maltreatment surveys in relation to participant distress: Implications of social science evidence, ethical guidelines, and law. Child Abuse & Neglect. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.105424.

Mathews, B (2022) Legal duties of researchers to protect participants in child maltreatment surveys: Advancing legal epidemiology. University of
New South Wales Law Journal. 45(2) 722-763. https://doi.org/10.53637/OAKC2052.

Mathews B, Pacella R, Dunne M, Scott J, Finkelhor D, Meinck F, Higgins DJ, Erskine H, Thomas HJ, Haslam D, Tran N, Le H, Honey N, Kellard K, Lawrence D. (2021) The Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS): protocol for a national survey of the prevalence of child abuse and neglect, associated mental disorders and physical health problems, and burden of disease. BMJ Open. 11:11(5):e047074. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047074.

Mathews B, Pacella R, Dunne, M, Simunovic M, & Marston C (2020) Improving measurement of child abuse and neglect: A systematic review and analysis of national prevalence studies. PLoS ONE Jan 28;15(1):e0227884. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227884.

Mathews B, Collin-Vézina, D. (2019). Child sexual abuse: Toward a conceptual model and definition. Trauma, Violence & Abuse 2019; 20: 131-148.  https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1524838017738726




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