Associate Professor John O'Sullivan

Academic Title-Associate Professor

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Qualifications

  • MD, University of Melbourne
  • MBBS, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Dissanayaka, Nadeeka N. W., Au, Tiffany R., Angwin, Anthony J., O’Sullivan, John D., Byrne, Gerard J., Silburn, Peter A., Rodney Marsh, Mellick, George D. and Copland, David A. (2017) N400 and emotional word processing in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychology, . doi:10.1037/neu0000333

  • Dissanayaka, Nadeeka N. W., Pye, Deidre, Mitchell, Leander K., Byrne, Gerard J., O'Sullivan, John D., Marsh, Rodney and Pachana, Nancy A. (2016) Cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety in Parkinson’s disease: outcomes for patients and caregivers. Clinical Gerontologist, 1-13. doi:10.1080/07317115.2016.1240131

  • Zhang, Susan, Dissanayaka, Nadeeka N., Dawson, Andrew, O’Sullivan, John D., Mosley, Philip, Hall, Wayne and Carter, Adrian (2016) Management of impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 28 10: 1597-1614. doi:10.1017/S104161021600096X

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Pachana, N. A., Dissanayaka, N. N., Jion, F. I., Harnett, P. and O'Sullivan, J. (2015). Mindfulness to combat anxiety in people with Parkinson's disease. In: *, *, (S31-S31). *.

  • Carter, Adrian, Bell, Peter, Diezel, Helene, Dissanayaka, Nadeeka, O'Sullivan, John and Hall, Wayne (2013). Patient perspectives on treatment-induced impulse control disorders. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference. Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference, Brisbane, QLD Australia, (7-8). 24-27 November 2013. doi:10.1111/dar.12077

  • Sheikh, N., Wong, A., O'Sullivan, J., Blum, S., Airey, C., Dionisio, S., Mitchell, K., Coulthard, A., Cloustan, J., Groundwater, A., Rajah, T., Jhamb, A. and Henderson, R. (2012). CT perfusion and bilateral paramedian thalamic stroke due to Artery of Percheron occlusion. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of STROKE 2012 CONFERENCE - A combined event of the Stroke Society of Australasia 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting and the 8th Smart Strokes Australasian Nursing and Allied Health Stroke Conference. Annual Scientific Meeting and the 8th Smart Strokes Australasian Nursing and Allied Health Stroke Conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (56-57). 29-31 August 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1747-4930.2012.00907.x

  • Dissanayaka, Nadeeka, Au, Tiffany, Angwin, Anthony, Copland, David, O’Sullivan, John, Byrne, Gerard, Marsh, Rodney, Mellick, George and Silburn, Peter (2012). Neural correlates of emotional processing in Parkinson’s disease and the influence of affective disturbances. In: Conference Abstract: ACNS-2012 Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference. 3rd Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNS 2012 ), Brisbane, Australia, (). 29 November - 2 December 2012. doi:10.3389/conf.fnhum.2012.208.00140

  • Berkovic, S. F., Corbett, M. A., Schwake, M., Bahlo, M., Dibbens, L. M., Lin, M., Gandolfo, L., Vears, D., O'Sullivan, J., Robertson, T., Bayly, M. A., Gardner, A. E., Vlaar, A. M., Korenke, G. C., Bloem, B. R., de Coo, I. F., Verhagen, J. M. A, Lehesjoki, A. E., Saftig, P. and Gecz, J. (2011). A New Form of Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy with Early Ataxia and Scoliosis Due to Mutation in the Golgi Protein Gosr2. In: Epilepsia. 29th International Epilepsy Congress, Rome Italy, (94-95). Aug 28-Sep 01, 2011.

  • Dissanayaka, Nadeeka, Au, Tiffany, Angwin, Anthony, Copland, David, O’Sullivan, John, Byrne, Gerard, Marsh, Rodney, Mellick, George and Silburn, Peter (2011). Abnormal event related brain potentials generated while processing emotional information in anxious Parkinson’s disease patients. In: 2nd Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference, Sydney, Australia, (). 9-12 December 2011.

  • Dissanayaka, N., Angwin, A., Copland, D., O’Sullivan, J., Byrne, G., Marsh, R., Mellick, G. and Silburn, P. (2011). Abnormal event related brain potentials generated while processing emotional information in anxious Parkinson’s disease patients. In: 20th RBWH Healthcare Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, (). 10-14 October 2011.

  • Dissanayaka, Nadeeka N., O'Sullivan, John D., Silburn, Peter A. and Mellick, George D. (2011). Assessment methods and factors associated with depression in Parkinson's disease. In: 7th International Congress on Mental Dysfunction and other Non-Motor Features in Parkinsons Disease and Related Disorders, Barcelona, Spain, (208-210). 9-12 December 2010. doi:10.1016/j.jns.2011.06.031

  • Dissanayaka, N., O’Sullivan, J., Silburn, P. and Mellick, G. (2010). Factors associated with freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease. In: 19th Annual RBWH Health Care Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, (). 11-15 October 2010.

  • Dissanayaka, N. N., O’Sullivan, J. D., Silburn, P. A. and Mellick, G. D. (2010). Risk factors for depression in Parkinson’s disease. In: 7th International Congress on Mental Dysfunctions and Other Non-motor Features in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, Barcelona, Spain, (). 9-12 December 2010.

  • Dissanayaka, N. N. W., Sellbach, A., Matheson, S., Marsh, R., Silburn, P. A., O'Sullivan, J. D., Byrne, G. J. and Mellick, G. D. (2009). Assessing depression in Parkinson’s disease. In: 5th National Conference on Depression in Elderly., Sydney, Australia, (). 2009.

  • Dissanayaka, N. N. W., Silburn, P. A., O’Sullivan, J. D. and Mellick, J. D. (2009). What contributes to depression in Parkinson’s disease?. In: Australian Society for Medical Research Queensland Postgraduate Student Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (). 26 May 2009.

  • Dissanayaka, N., Silburn, P., O’Sullivan, J. and Mellick, G. (2008). Is depression in Parkinson’s disease ‘organic’ or ‘reactive’. In: Australian Society for Medical Research Queensland Postgraduate Student Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (). 29 May 2008.

  • Dissanayaka, N., O’Sullivan, J., Silburn, P. and Mellick, G. (2008). Risk factors for depression in Parkinson’s disease. In: 6th International Congress on Mental Dysfunctions and Other Non-motor Features in Parkinson’s Disease, Dresden, Germany, (). 16-19 October 2008.

  • Yan, J., Greer, J. M., Cavanagh, H., Henderson, R., O'Sullivan, J., Read, S., Etherington, K. and McCombe, P. A. (2007). Increased population of activated T cells in patients after acute ischemic stroke. In: 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology, Sydney, Australia, (). 2-6 December 2007.

  • Dissanayaka, N., Selbach, A., Matheson, S., Marsh, R., Silburn, P. A., O'Sullivan, J. D., Byrne, G. J. and Mellick, G. D. (2006). Assessing risk factors for depression in Parkinson’s disease. In: Abstracts and proceedings from the 5th National Conference for Emerging Researchers in Ageing. 5th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Aging, Sydney, Australia, (-64). 2006.

  • Pandian, J, Wong, A, Lincoln, D, Davis, J, Henderson, R, O'Sullivan, J and Read, S (2005). Circadian blood pressure variation after acute stroke. In: Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 18th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney Australia, (S428-S428). Nov 05-11, 2005.

  • Schoffer, KL and O'Sullivan, JD (2005). Development of a patient knowledge questionnaire for botulinum toxin use in movement disorders. In: Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 18th World Congress of Neurology, Sydney Australia, (S328-S329). Nov 05-11, 2005.

  • O'Sullivan, JD, Turner, K, Marks, L and Lees, AJ (2002). Controlled trial of speech therapy and intra-parotid botulinum toxin for the treatment of salivary drooling in Parkinson's disease. In: Movement Disorders. 7th International Congress of Parkinsons Disease and Movement Disorders, Miami Florida, (S94-S95). Nov 10-14, 2002.

  • Katzenschlager, R, Costa, D, Gerschlager, W, O'Sullivan, JD, Lees, AJ and Brown, P (2002). Dopamine transporter imaging with I-123-FP-CIT SPECT demonstrates marked presynaptic nigrostriatal dopaminergic deficit in orthostatic tremor. In: Movement Disorders. 7th International Congress of Parkinsons Disease and Movement Disorders, Miami Florida, (S346-S346). Nov 10-14, 2002.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision