Dr Cynthia Turner

Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences



  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts with 2nd class Honours, The University of Queensland


  • Dirven, Thomas, Turner, Cynthia, Thio, Sioe-Lie, Blom, Jeanet, Muth, Christiane and van Driel, Mieke L. (2020) Room for improvement in reporting of trials discontinuing long-term medication: a systematic review. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 119 65-74. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.11.013

  • Rosenfield, David, Smits, Jasper A.J., Hofmann, Stefan G., Mataix-Cols, David, de la Cruz, Lorena Fernández, Andersson, Erik, Rück, Christian, Monzani, Benedetta, Pérez-Vigil, Ana, Frumento, Paolo, Davis, Michael, de Kleine, Rianne A., Difede, JoAnn, Dunlop, Boadie W., Farrell, Lara J., Geller, Daniel, Gerardi, Maryrose, Guastella, Adam J., Hendriks, Gert-Jan, Kushner, Matt G., Lee, Francis S., Lenze, Eric J., Levinson, Cheri A., McConnell, Harry, Plag, Jens, Pollack, Mark H., Ressler, Kerry J., Rodebaugh, Thomas L., Rothbaum, Barbara O., Storch, Eric A., Ströhle, Andreas, Tart, Candyce D., Tolin, David F., van Minnen, Agnes, Waters, Allison M., Weems, Carl F., Wilhelm, Sabine, Wyka, Katarzyna, Altemus, Margaret, Anderson, Page, Cukor, Judith, Finck, Claudia, Geffken, Gary R., Golfels, Fabian, Goodman, Wayne K., Gutner, Cassidy A., Heyman, Isobel, Jovanovic, Tanja, Lewin, Adam B., McNamara, Joseph P., Murphy, Tanya K., Norrholm, Seth, Thuras, Paul, Turner, Cynthia and Otto, Michael W. (2019) Changes in dosing and dose timing of d-cycloserine explain its apparent declining efficacy for augmenting exposure therapy for anxiety-related disorders: an individual participant-data meta-analysis. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 68 102149. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2019.102149

  • Schneider, Sophie C., Turner, Cynthia M., Storch, Eric A. and Hudson, Jennifer L. (2019) Body dysmorphic disorder symptoms and quality of life: The role of clinical and demographic variables. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 21 1-5. doi:10.1016/j.jocrd.2018.11.002

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Book Chapter

  • Oar, Ella L., Johnco, Carly and Turner, Cynthia M. (2018). Diagnosing Childhood OCD. In Storch, E. A., McGuire, J. F. and McKay, D. (Ed.), The Clinician's Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (pp. 7-28) London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-811427-8.00002-2

  • Turner, Cynthia M. and Krebs, Georgina C. (2013). Using low-intensity treatment methods with families. In Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Families, Third Edition (pp. 337-350) : Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139344456.030

  • Barrett, Paula M. and Turner, Cynthia M. (2007). Prevention of Childhood Anxiety and Depression. In Handbook of Interventions that Work with Children and Adolescents: Prevention and Treatment (pp. 427-474) : wiley. doi:10.1002/9780470753385.ch18

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Chiu, Hedva, Turner, Cynthia, Green, Louise, Green, Alison, Kelly, Michaela and Sturman, Nancy (2019). Student curation of learning activities and resources (SCOLAR). In: Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2019 Conference. ANZAHPE 2019, Canberra, ACT, Australia, (). 1-4 July 2019.