Mr Jesse Young

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Mr Jesse Young is an early career researcher specialising in psychiatric epidemiology. He is currently employed as a Research Fellow in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at The University of Melbourne and holds adjunct positions at the School of Population Health at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University. Since 2013, Mr Young has attracted over $386,000 (AUD) in competitive grant funding: $135,000 as a Chief Investigator and $251,000 as an Associate Investigator. He has authored a MPH dissertation, federal reports and 20 peer-reviewed publications, with a further 2 articles currently under review in international journals. He has acted in a peer-review capacity for leading international journals such as the British Medical Journal, Addiction, Hepatology, and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Additionally, Mr Young has been an invited seminar speaker and presented his research at international conferences to disseminate his research findings.

  • MPH, University of Western Australia
  • BSc (Dist) Psychology, University of Victoria
  • Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Justice health
  • AOD harm minimisation
  • Comorbidity
  • Mental illness
  • Health service utilisation in vulnerable populations
  • Analysis of Linked Health Data

Borschmann, R., Young, J., T., Moran, P., Spittal, M., J. and Kinner, S. (2018). Self-harm in the criminal justice system: a public health opportunity. The Lancet Public Health, 3, (1), pp. e10–e11. DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30243-8 [RJ1401] Link

Kinner, S. and Young, J., T. (2018). Understanding and improving the health of people who experience incarceration: An overview and synthesis. Epidemiologic Reviews. DOI: 10.1093/epirev/mxx018 [RJ1423] Link

Young, J., T., Davis, F., J., Wardale, S., Vassos, M., van Dooren, K., Nankervis, K. and Lennox, N. (2018). Severity of cognitive disability and mental health court determinations about fitness to stand trial. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 62, (2), pp. 126-139. DOI: 10.1111/jir.12468 [RJ1402] Link

Young, J., T., Heffernan, E., Borschmann, R., Ogloff, J., Spittal, M., J., Kouyoumdjian, F., G., Preen, D., Butler, A., Brophy, L., Crilly, J. and Kinner, S. (2018). Dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder and injury in adults recently released from prison: a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Public Health. DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30052-5 [RJ1422] Link

Borschmann, R., Young, J., T., Moran, P., Spittal, M., J., Heffernan, E., Mok, K. and Kinner, S. (2017). Ambulance attendances resulting from self-harm after release from prison: a prospective data linkage study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52, (10), pp. 1295-1305. DOI: 10.1007/s00127-017-1383-z [RJ1338] Link

Borschmann, R., Young, J., T., Moran, P., Spittal, M., J., Snow, K., Mok, K. and Kinner, S. (2017). Accuracy and predictive value of incarcerated adults' accounts of their self-harm histories: findings from an Australian prospective data linkage study. CMAJ Open, 5, (3), pp. E694-E701. DOI: 10.9778/cmajo.20170058 [RJ1362] Link

Love, A., D., Kinner, S. and Young, J., T. (2017). Social Environment and Hospitalisation after Release from Prison: A Prospective Cohort Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14, (11), pp. 1406-1420. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14111406 [RJ1387] Link

Spittal, M., J., Forsyth, S., Borschmann, R., Young, J., T. and Kinner, S. (2017). Modifiable risk factors for external cause mortality after release from prison: a nested case–control study. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. pp. 1-10. DOI: 10.1017/S2045796017000506 [RJ1363] Link

Young, J., T., Cumming, C., van Dooren, K., Lennox, N., Alati, R., Spittal, M., J., Brophy, L., Preen, D. and Kinner, S. (2017). Intellectual disability and patient activation after release from prison: a prospective cohort study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. DOI: 10.1111/jir.12349 [RJ1298] Link

Cumming, C., Troeung, L., Young, J., T., Kelty, E. and Preen, D. (2016). Barriers to accessing methamphetamine treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 168, pp. 263-273. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.10.001 [RJ1266] Link

Kaye, S., Ramos-Quiroga, J., van de Glind, G., Levin, F., R., Faraone, S., V., Allsop, S., Degenhardt, L., Moggi, F., Barta, C., Konstenius, M., Franck, J., Skutle, A., Bu, E., H., Koeter, M., W., Demetrovics, Z., Kapitány-Fövény, M., Schoevers, R., A., van Emmerik-van Oortmerssen, K., Carpentier, P., Dom, G., Verspreet, S., Crunelle, C., L., Young, J., T., Carruthers, S., Cassar, J., Fatséas, M., Auriacombe, M., Johnson, B., Dunn, M., Slobodin, O. and van den Brink, W. (2016). Persistence and subtype stability of ADHD among substance use disorder treatment seekers. Journal of Attention Disorders. pp. 1-16. DOI: 10.1177/1087054716629217 [RJ1195] Link

Kinner, S., Harvey, C., Hamilton, B., Brophy, L., Roper, C., McSherry, B. and Young, J., T. (2016). Attitudes towards seclusion and restraint in mental health settings: findings from a large, community-based survey of consumers, carers and mental health professionals. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. DOI: 10.1017/S2045796016000585 [RJ1258] Link

Winter, R., Young, J., T., Stoove, M., A., Agius, P., Hellard, M. and Kinner, S. (2016). Resumption of injecting drug use following release from prison in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 168, pp. 104–111. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.08.640 [RJ1262] Link

Young, J., T., Butt, J., C., Hersi, A., Mohamed, D., H. and Tohow, A. (2016). Khat dependence, use patterns, and health consequences in Australia: An exploratory study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, (2), pp. 343-348. DOI: 10.15288/jsad.2016.77.343 [RJ1213] Link

Young, J., T., van Dooren, K., Claudio, F., Cumming, C. and Lennox, N. (2016). Transition from prison for people with intellectual disability: A qualitative study of service professionals. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice, 528. [RJ1287] Link

Kinner, S., Young, J., T. and Carroll, M. (2015). The pivotal role of primary care in meeting the health needs of people recently released from prison. Australasian Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1177/1039856215613008 [RJ1143] Link

van Dooren, K., Young, J., T., Blackburn, C. and Claudio, F. (2015). Substance use interventions for people with intellectual disability transitioning out of prison. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 39, (4), pp. 397. DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12377 [RJ1091] Link

Young, J., T., Carruthers, S., Kaye, S., Allsop, S., Gilsenan, J., Degenhardt, L., van de Glind, G., van den Brink, W. and Preen, D. (2015). Comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder complexity and chronicity in treatment-seeking adults. Drug and Alcohol Review, 34, (6), pp. 683-693. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12249 [RJ1008] Link

Young, J., T., Arnold-Reed, D., Preen, D., Bulsara, M., Lennox, N. and Kinner, S. (2015). Early primary care physician contact and health service utilisation in a large sample of recently released ex-prisoners in Australia: prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008021 [RJ1092] Link

Young, J., T., van Dooren, K., Lennox, N., Butler, T. and Kinner, S. (2015). Inter-rater reliability of the Hayes Ability Screening Index in a sample of Australian prisoners. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. DOI: 10.1111/jir.12198 [RJ1088] Link

Kaye, S., Gilsenan, J., Young, J., T., Carruthers, S., Allsop, S., Degenhardt, L., van de Glind, G. and van den Brink, W. (2014). Risk behaviours among substance use disorder treatment seekers with and without adult ADHD symptoms. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 144, pp. 70-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.08.008 [RJ1006] Link

Snow, K., Young, J., T., Preen, D., Lennox, N. and Kinner, S. (2014). Incidence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection in a large cohort of prisoners who have injected drugs. BMC Public Health, 14, pp. 830. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-830 [RJ1028] Link

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