Position/s

Academic Staff
School of Psychology

Qualifications

B.Sc. (Hons), M.Psyc. (Clin), PhD

Topic Coordinator:

Research interests

My current research interests include the prevalence, consequences, and the psychological assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in children and adolescents.  I am also running treatment studies for child and adolescent sleep problems through the Child and Adolescent Sleep Clinic.

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Paediatric sleep (4) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Paediatric sleep (3) ;

Publications

  • Gradisar, M. (2014). Insomnia in children. In Lisa Grossman and Steven Walfish, ed. Translating Psychological Research Into Practice. New York: Springer Publishing Company, pp. 343-345.
  • Gradisar, M. and Short, M. (2013). Sleep hygiene and environment: Role and technology. In Amy R Wolfson and Hawley E Montgomery-Downs, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Sleep and Behaviour. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 113-126.
  • Gradisar, M., Cain, N. and Moseley, L. (2011). School-based sleep interventions for adolescent sleep problems. In Shute, R. H., Slee, P. T., Murray-Harvey, R., & Dix, K. L., ed. Mental health and wellbeing: Educational perspectives. Adelaide, SA: Shannon Research Press, pp. 339-342.
  • Micic, G., Lack, L., Lovato, N., Wright, H. and Gradisar, M. (2013). Circadian period lengths of core temperature and sleepiness rhythms in patients with delayed sleep phase disorder. 27th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Maryland, USA. Jun 2013.
  • Micic, G., Lack, L., Lovato, N., Ferguson, S., Gradisar, M., Burgess, H., et al. (2013). Melatonin profiles in delayed sleep phase disorder compared with normal sleepers. 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. Brisbane, Australia. Oct 2013.
  • Gradisar, M., Oliver, M., Leahy, E., Hiller, R., Slater, A., Barbero, S., et al. (2012). Morning bright light therapy for adolescents diagnosed with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder: Does a circadian rhythm intervention improve insomnia? International Paediatric Sleep Association Congress. Manchester, UK. Jul 2012.
  • King, D., Gradisar, M., Drummond, A., Lovato, N., Micic, G., Douglas, P., et al. (2012). Does prolonged video-gaming affect adolescent sleep? In 17th Annual CyberPsychology and Cybertherapy Conference, Brussels, Belgium. 17th Annual CyberPsychology and Cybertherapy Conference. Brussels, Belgium. Sep 2012.
  • Gradisar, M., Leahy, E., Oliver, M. and Slater, A. (2012). Does bedtime restriction reduce anxiety in school-aged children diagnosed with Behavioural Insomnia of Childhood? International Paediatric Sleep Association Congress. Manchester, UK. Jul 2012.
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H., Dewald, J., Wolfson, A., et al. (2012). A cross-cultural comparison of sleep duration between U.S. and Australian adolescents: The effect of school start time, parent-set bedtimes, and extra-curricular load. In 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Northern Territory, Australia. 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. Oct 2012.
  • Gradisar, M., Jackson, K., Spurrier, N., Sved-Williams, A., Powell-Davies, R., Kelly, J., et al. (2012). A randomised controlled trial of behavioural interventions for infants' sleep disturbance: Effects on sleep, parent and infant stress and attachment. In International Paediatric Sleep Association Congress 12, Manchester, UK. International Paediatric Sleep Association Congress 12. Manchester, UK. Jul 2012.
  • Gradisar, M., King, D., Drummond, A., Lovato, N., Micic, G., Douglas, P., et al. (2012). A dose-dependent study of novel, violent videogaming on adolescents' physiological arousal and sleep. In International Paediatric Sleep Association Congress 12, Manchester, UK. International Paediatric Sleep Association Congress 12. Manchester, UK. Jul 2012.
  • Gradisar, M. (2011). Contributing factors to adolescent sleep disturbance and links with working memory performance. In Memory and Learning: What Works, Sydney, Australia. Memory and Learning: What works. Sydney, Australia. Sep 2011.
  • Dewald, J., Short, M., Gradisar, M. and Meijer, A. (2011). A cross-cultural comparison between Australian and Dutch adolescents that relates chronic sleep reduction to sleep measures as well as to school performance. In 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation. Kyoto, Japan. Oct 2011.
  • Baker, E.L., Richdale, A., Short, M. and Gradisar, M.S. (2011). Sleep patterns in adolescents with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder and typically developing adolescents. In International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, USA. International Meeting for Autism Research. San Diego, USA. May 2011.
  • Gradisar, M., Dohnt, H., Gardner, G., Paine, S., Starkey, K. and Billows, M. (2011). The clinical presentation of adolescents with delayed sleep phase disorder. In 6th World Congress of the world Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the world Sleep Federation. Kyoto, Japan. Oct 2012.
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Wright, H., Lack, L. and Carskadon, M. (2011). A cross-national comparison of teen sleep between Australia and the US: The role of school start time, parental limit-setting and extra-curricular activities. In 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation. Oct 2011.
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H. and Carskadon, M. (2011). The discrepancy between actigraphic and sleep diary measures of sleep in adolescents. In 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation. Kyoto, Japan. Oct 2011.
  • Lack, L., Hunter, M., Harris, J. and Gradisar, M. (2011). Is the treatment of insomnia impaired when OSA is also present. In 25th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, USA. 25th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Minneapolis, USA. Jun 2011.
  • Gradisar, M., Wolfson, A., Harvey, A., Hale, L., Rosenberg, R., Czeisler, C., et al. (2011). The sleep and technology use of Americans: Results from the 2011 National Sleep Foundation's Sleep in America Poll. In 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation. Kyoto, Japan. Oct 2011.
  • Gradisar, M., Dohnt, H., Gardner, G., Short, M., Robinson, J., Elwan, F., et al. (2011). A cross-cultural meta-analysis of sleep patterns and problems during adolescence. In 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation. Oct 2011.
  • Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Gardner, G.P., Paine, S., Menne, A., Slater, A.E., et al. (2010). A randomised controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for adolescent delayed sleep phase disorder. In 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. Lisbon, Portugal. Sep 2010.
  • Short, M. and Gradisar, M.S. (2010). An investigation of sleep patterns in adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder compared with typically developing adolescents. In Autism Victoria Research Forum. Autism Victoria Research Forum. Victoria, Australia. Nov 2010.
  • Paine, S., Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Starkey, K., Gardner, G.P. and Hudson, J. (2010). A randomised controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for behavioural insomnia of childhood in school-aged children. In 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. Lisbon, Portugal. Sep 2010.
  • Lack, L.C., Harris, J. and Gradisar, M.S. (2010). The treatment of insomnia with co-morbid OSA. In 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society. Lisbon, Portugal. Sep 2010.
  • Hudson, J., Gamble, A. and Gradisar, M.S. (2010). Sleep related problems and treatment outcome in anxious youth. In 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. San Francisco, California. Nov 2010.
  • Henley, J., Robinson, J.A. and Gradisar, M.S. (2010). Universal school-based interventions for child and adolescent students from migrant and refugee backgrounds: Effectiveness of a CBT-based and narrative-based intervention. In 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, USA. Jun 2010.
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R., Lack, L.C., Dohnt, H.K. and Carskadon, M.A. (2010). The relationship of sleep to depression, academic performance and daytime functioning in adolescents: The semi-tangled web. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Slelep Technologists Association. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Slelep Technologists Association. Christchurch, New Zealand. Oct 2010.
  • Cain, N.L., Gradisar, M.S. and Moseley, L.J. (2009). A motivational school-based intervention for adolescent sleep problems. In Visions of the night : sleep, science and research on the world stage. Australia21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association/21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Melbourne, Australia. Oct 2009, pp. A10-A10.
  • Andrews-Cooper, C.L., Lack, L.C., Wright, H.R. and Gradisar, M.S. (2009). The relationship between insomnia and OSA severity. In Sleep 2009 : 23rd annual meeting of the associated professional sleep societies. 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Seattle, USA. Jun 2009.
  • Dalmeyer, M.A., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R. and Harris, J. (2009). Is non-drug treatment of insomnia impaired by the presence of co-morbid OSA [Poster] In Sleep 2009. 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Seattle, USA. Jun 2009.
  • Paine, S. and Gradisar, M.S. (2009). CBT for insomnia in a sample of primary school-aged children: Results from a case series study. In Visions of the night : sleep, science and research on the world stage. 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association/21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Adelaide, South Australia. Oct 2009.
  • Gradisar, M.S., Paine, S. and Gardner, G.P. (2008). Assessment and treatment of adolescent Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder. In AACBT National Conference. AACBT National Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2008.
  • Gamble, A., Hudson, J., Gradisar, M.S., Schneiring, C. and Rebelo, I. (2008). Sleep patterns and problems of clinically-anxious children. In AACBT National Conference. AACBT National Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2008.
  • Dohnt, H.K. and Gradisar, M.S. (2008). Pre-sleep cognitions and negative affect in adolescents. In AACBT National Conference. AACBT National Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2008.
  • Paine, S., Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R., Gardner, G.P. and Hudson, J. (2008). Sleep patterns and emotional health of children diagnosed with Behavioural Insomnia of Childhood. In AACBT National Conference. AACBT National Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2008.
  • Gradisar, M.S. and Paine, S. (2007). Adolescent napping behaviour (Poster) In WorldSleep07: The 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. WorldSleep07: The 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. PO305-PO305.
    [Web Link]
  • Gradisar, M.S. and Terrill, G.E. (2007). Insomnia and working memory in children and adolescents. In WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. 69-69.
    [Web Link]
  • Paine, S., Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R. and Slater, A.E. (2007). Sleep and anxiety parameters of children diagnosed with behavioural insomnia of childhood at a university-based insomnia clinic. In WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Blackwell Synergy. WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the WFSRSMS. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. PO249-PO249.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2007.00290.x]
  • Gradisar, M.S. and Moseley, L.J. (2007). A school-based intervention for adolescent sleep problems. In WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. WFSRSMS. WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. 62-62.
  • Gradisar, M.S. (2007). Thermoregulation in Insomnia: Psychophysiological Indictor of Hyperarousal? In WorldSleep07: The 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep. WFSRSMS. Worldsleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Carins, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. 47-47.
    [Web Link]
  • Vu, T., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S., Harris, J. and Richards, H.A. (2007). Cognitive-behavioural treatment of insomnia with co-morbid depression. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms. Blackwell Publishing. WorldSleep07: 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. A189-A189.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2007.00304.x]
  • Dawson, S.A., Gradisar, M.S. and Lack, L.C. (2007). The effect of brief and long daytime naps on subsequent nocturnal sleep and daytime functioning. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms. Blackwell Publishing. WorldSleep07: 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. A96-A96.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2007.00293.x]
  • Gradisar, M.S. (2007). An Insomnia Severity Index for Adolescents. In WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. WorldSleep07: The 5th World Sleep Congress of the World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. Sep 2007, pp. 63-63.
  • Gradisar, M.S., Lack, L.C., Harris, J.K., Richards, H.A., Gallasch, J., Boundy, M., et al. (2006). Psychometric properties of two new scales for measuring daytime functioning for insomnia. In Sleep: Abstract supplement. 20th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Salt Lake City, USA. Jun 2006, pp. A339-A339.
    [Web Link]
  • Richards, H.A., Lack, L.C., Harris, J. and Gradisar, M.S. (2006). An evaluation of a cognitive behavioural treatment program for insomnia. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Assn. Gold Coast, QLD. Oct 2005.
    [Web Link]
  • Richards, H.A., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S., Harris, J. and Vu, T. (2006). Co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea: Is treatment for insomnia impaired by severe obstructive sleep apnea? In 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. Perth, WA. Oct 2006.
  • Harris, J., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S., Richards, H.A., Vu, T., McEvoy, R.D., et al. (2006). Does co-morbid OSA impact on insomnia treatment outcome? In Sleep Abstract Supplement. 20th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Salt Lake City, USA. Jun 2006, pp. A233-A233.
    [Web Link]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Lack, L.C. and Wright, H.R. (2005). Closing the eyes: A signal for thermoregulation and sleep. In 19th Annual Meeting of the Associ Professional Sleep Studies. 19th Annual Meeting of the Associ Professional Sleep Studies. Denver Colorado USA June 2005.
    [Web Link]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Lack, L.C., Harris, J. and Richards, H.A. (2005). Sleep misperception in insomniacs: preliminary australian findings [Abstract] In Internal Medicine Journal: Combined Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, 2005: Poster Presentations. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aust Sleep Association. Gold Coast, QLD, pp. A27-A27.
    [10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01049.x]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Lack, L.C., Harris, J., Richards, H.A., Gallasch, J., Boundy, M., et al. (2005). Psychometric properties of two new scales for measuring daytime functioning for insomnia [Abstract] In Internal Medicine Journal: Combined Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, 2005: Poster Presentations. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aust Sleep Association. Gold Coast, QLD, pp. A26-A27.
    [10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01049.x]
  • Harris, J., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S. and Richards, H.A. (2005). A novel brief behavioural therapy for primary insomnia. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Denver, USA: ASSOCIATED PROFESSIONAL SLEEP SOCIETIES. 19th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Denver, USA. Jun 2005.
  • Harris, J., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S. and Richards, H.A. (2005). Can home-based polysomnography improve assessment and treatment in insomnia? [Abstract] In Internal Medicine Journal: Combined Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, 2005: Oral presentations. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Assc. Gold Coast, QLD, pp. A18-A19.
    [10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01048.x]
  • Harris, J., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S. and Richards, H.A. (2005). Does depression impact on treatment outcome in CBT for insomnia? In Internal Medicine Journal: Combined Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, 2005: Poster Presentation. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. Gold Coast, QLD, pp. A28-A28.
    [10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01049.x]
  • Harris, J., Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S. and Richards, H.A. (2005). Comorbid OSA and insomnia: Does comorbid OSA impact on insomnia treatment outcome? In Internal Medicine Journal: Combined Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, 2005: Poster presentations. Wiley Interscience. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. Gold Coast ,QLD, pp. A28-A28.
  • Lack, L.C., Brooks, A., Gradisar, M.S. and Harris, J. (2005). Napping research suggests an additional process determining sleep propensity. In Internal Medicine Journal. Sydney, NSW: Blackwell Synergy. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association. Sydney, NSW. Oct 2005.
  • Lack, L.C. and Gradisar, M.S. (2002). Finger warming as preparation for falling asleep. In Sleep (Abstract Supplement) Rochester, MN, USA: American Academy Sleep Medicine. Associated Professional Sleep Societies, 16th Annual Meeting. Seattle, USA. Jun 2002, pp. A30-A31.
  • Gradisar, M.S. and Lack, L.C. (2001). The Fingers Heat Up as we Fall Asleep. In Velluti, R, ed. Actas de Fisiologia. Montevideo, Uruguay: Sidad de la Republica, Facultad de Medicina. 2001 Sleep Odyssey Congress. Physiological Basis for Sleep Medicine. Punta del Este, Uruguay. Oct 2001.
  • Price, A., Hiscock, H. and Gradisar, M. (2013). Let's help parents help themselves: A letter to the editor supporting the safety of behavioural sleep techniques. Early Human Development, 89(1) pp. 39-40.
    [10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2012.07.018]
  • Hiller, R., Lovato, N., Gradisar, M.S., Oliver, M. and Slater, A. (2014). Trying to fall sleep whilst catastrophising: What sleep-disordered adolescents think and feel. Sleep Medicine, 15 pp. 96-103.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2013.09.014]
  • Richdale, A., Baker, E., Short, M. and Gradisar, M. (2014). The role of insomnia, pre-sleep arousal and psychopathology symptoms in daytime impairment in adolescents with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. Sleep Medicine, 15 pp. 1082-1088.
  • Friborg, O., Rosenvinge, J., Wynn, R. and Gradisar, M. (2014). Sleep timing, chronotype, mood, and behavior at at Arctic latitude (69 degrees north). Sleep Medicine, 15 pp. 798-807.
  • Gradisar, M., Smits, M. and Bjorvatn, B. (2014). Assessment and treatment of Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder in adolescents: Recent innovations and cautions. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 9 pp. 199-210.
  • Heath, M., Anderson, C., Bartel, K., Gradisar, M., Williamson, P., Lovato, N., et al. (2014). Does one hour of bright or short-wavelength filtered tablet screenlight have a meaningful effect on adolescents' pre-bedtime alertness, sleep, and daytime functioning? Chronobiology International, 31(4) pp. 496-505.
  • Lovato, N., Gradisar, M., Short, M., Dohnt, H. and Micic, G. (2013). Delayed sleep phase disorder in an Australian school-based sample of adolescents. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(9) pp. 939-944.
    [10.5664/jcsm.2998]
  • Micic, G., De Bruyn, A., Lovato, N., Wright, H., Gradisar, M., Ferguson, S., et al. (2013). The endogenous circadian temperature period length (tau) in delayed sleep phase disorder compared to good sleepers. Journal of Sleep Research, 22(6) pp. 617-624.
    [10.1111/jsr.12072]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L. and Wright, H. (2013). The impact of sleep on adolesent depressed mood, alertness, and academic performance. Journal of Adolescence, 36(6) pp. 1025-1033.
    [10.1016/j.adolescence.2013.08.007]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H. and Chatburn, A. (2013). Estimating adolescent sleep patterns: parent reports versus adolescent self-report surveys, sleep diaries, and actigraphy. Nature and Science of Sleep, 5 pp. 23-26.
    [10.2147/NSS.S38369]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H. and Dohnt, H. (2013). The sleep patterns and well-being of Australian adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 36(1) pp. 103-110.
    [10.1016/j.adolescence.2012.09.008]
  • Short, M.A., Gradisar, M., Gill, J. and Camfferman, D. (2013). Identifying Adolescent Sleep Problems. PLoS One, 8(9) pp. e75301.
    [10.1371/journal.pone.0075301] [Web Link]
  • King, D., Haagsma, M., Delfabbro, P., Gradisar, M. and Griffiths, M. (2013). Toward a consensus definition of pathological video-gaming: A systematic review of psychometric assessment tools. Clinical Psychology Review, 33(3) pp. 331-342.
    [10.1016/j.cpr.2013.01.002]
  • Short, M.A., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H., Dewald, J., Wolfson, A., et al. (2013). A cross-cultural comparison of sleep duration between U.S. and Australian adolescents: The effect of school start time, parent set bedtimes, and extra curricular load. Health Education and Behavior, 40(3) pp. 323-330.
    [10.1177/1090198112451266]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Wolfson, A., Harvey, A., Hale, L., Rosenberg, R. and Czeisler, C. (2013). The sleep and technology use of Americans: Findings from the National Sleep Foundation's 2011 Sleep in America Poll. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(12) pp. 1291-1299.
    [10.5664/jcsm.3272]
  • Gradisar, M. and Crowley, S. (2013). Delayed sleep phase disorder in youth. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 26(6) pp. 580-585.
    [10.1097/YCO.0B013e328365a1d4]
  • Baker, E., Richdale, A., Short, M.A. and Gradisar, M. (2013). An investigation of sleep patterns in adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder compared with typically developing adolescents. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 16(3) pp. 155-165.
    [10.3109/17518423.2013.765518]
  • King, D., Gradisar, M., Drummond, A., Lovato, N., Wessel, J., Micic, G., et al. (2013). The impact of prolonged violent video-gaming on adolescent sleep: An experimental study. Journal of Sleep Research, 22 pp. 137-143.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2869.2012.01060.x]
  • King, D., Delfabbro, P.H., Griffiths, M. and Gradisar, M. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral approaches to outpatient treatment of internet addiction in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(11) pp. 1185-1195.
    [10.1002/jclp.21918] [Scopus]
  • Guidolin, M. and Gradisar, M. (2012). Is shortened sleep duration a risk factor for overweight and obesity during adolescence? A review of the empirical literature. Sleep Medicine, 13(7) pp. 779-786.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2012.03.016] [Scopus]
  • Dohnt, H., Gradisar, M. and Short, M. (2012). Insomnia and its symptoms in adolescents: Comparing DSM-IV and ICSD-II diagnostic criteria. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 8(3) pp. 295-299.
    [10.5664/jcsm.1918] [Scopus]
  • Dewald, J., Short, M., Gradisar, M., Oort, F. and Meijer, A.M. (2012). The Chronic Sleep Reduction Questionnaire (CSRQ): A cross cultural comparison and validation in Dutch and Australian adolescents. Journal of Sleep Research, 21(5) pp. 584-594.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2869.2012.00999.x] [Scopus]
  • Leahy, E. and Gradisar, M. (2012). Dismantling the directional relationship between paediatric sleep and anxiety. Clinical Psychologist, 16(1) pp. 44-56.
    [10.1111/j.1742-9552.2012.00039.x] [Scopus]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H. and Carskadon, M. (2012). The discrepancy between actigraphic and sleep diary measures of sleep in adolescents. Sleep Medicine, 13(4) pp. 378-384.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2011.11.005] [Scopus]
  • Cain, N., Gradisar, M.S. and Moseley, L. (2011). A motivational school-based intervention for adolescent sleep problems. Sleep Medicine, 12 pp. 246-251.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2010.06.008] [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M., Dohnt, H., Gardner, G., Paine, S., Starkey, K., Menne, A., et al. (2011). A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behaviour therapy plus bright light therapy for adolescent delayed sleep phase disorder. Sleep, 34(12) pp. 1671-1680.
    [10.5665/sleep.1432] [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Gardner, G. and Dohnt, H. (2011). Recent world-wide sleep patterns and problems during adolescence: A review and meta-analysis of age, region, and sleep. Sleep Medicine, 12 pp. 110-118.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2010.11.008] [Scopus]
  • King, D., Delfabbro, P.H., Griffiths, M. and Gradisar, M. (2011). Assessing clinical trials of Internet addiction treatment: A systematic review and CONSORT evaluation. Clinical Psychology Review, 31 pp. 1110-1116.
    [10.1016/j.cpr.2011.06.009] [Scopus]
  • Paine, S. and Gradisar, M.S. (2011). A randomised controlled trial of cognitive-behaviour therapy for behavioural insomnia of childhood in school-aged children. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49 pp. 379-388.
    [10.1016/j.brat.2011.03.008] [Scopus]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R., Lack, L.C., Dohnt, H.K. and Carskadon, M.A. (2011). Time for bed: Parent-set bedtimes associated with improved sleep and daytime functioning in adolescents. Sleep, 34 pp. 797-800.
    [10.5665/SLEEP.1052] [Scopus]
  • Cain, N.L. and Gradisar, M.S. (2010). Electronic media use and sleep in school-aged children and adolescents: A review. Sleep Medicine, 11 pp. 735-742.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2010.02.006] [10.1016/j.sleep.2010.02.006] [Scopus]
  • Johnston, A., Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Billows, M.M. and McCappin, S.A. (2010). Adolescent sleep and fluid intelligence performance. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 8(3) pp. 180-186.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2010.00442.x] [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2010.00442.x] [Scopus]
  • Weaver, E.A., Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Lovato, N. and Douglas, P.A. (2010). The effect of presleep video-game playing on adolescent sleep. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 6(2) pp. 184-189.
    [Scopus]
  • Billows, M.M., Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Johnston, A., McCappin, S.A. and Hudson, J. (2009). Family disorganization, sleep hygiene, and adolescent sleep disturbance. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38(5) pp. 745-752.
    [10.1080/15374410903103635] [10.1080/15374410903103635] [Scopus]
  • Hudson, J., Gradisar, M.S., Gamble, A., Schniering, C. and Rebelo, I. (2009). The sleep patterns and problems of clinically anxious children. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(4) pp. 339-344.
    [10.1016/j.brat.2009.01.006] [Scopus]
  • Moseley, L.J. and Gradisar, M.S. (2009). Evaluation of a school-based intervention for adolescent sleep problems. Sleep, 32(3) pp. 334-341.
    [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Wright, H.R., Robinson, J.A., Paine, S. and Gamble, A. (2008). Adolescent napping behavior: Dysfunctional cognitions and negative affect. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(4) pp. 260-263.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00368.x] [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00368.x] [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Terrill, G.E., Johnston, A. and Douglas, P.A. (2008). Adolescent sleep and working memory performance. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(3) pp. 146-154.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00353.x] [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00353.x] [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R., Robinson, J.A., Paine, S. and Gamble, A. (2008). Adolescent napping behavior: Comparisons of school week versus weekend sleep patterns. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(3) pp. 183-186.
    [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00351.x] [10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00351.x] [Scopus]
  • Lack, L.C., Gradisar, M.S., Van Someren, E.J.W., Wright, H.R. and Lushington, K. (2008). The relationship between insomnia and body temperatures. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 12(4) pp. 307-317.
    [10.1016/j.smrv.2008.02.003] [10.1016/j.smrv.2008.02.003] [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Lack, L.C., Richards, H.A., Harris, J., Gallasch, J., Boundy, M., et al. (2007). The Flinders Fatigue Scale: Preliminary psychometric properties and clinical sensitivity of a new scale for measuring daytime fatigue associated with insomnia. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3(7) pp. 722-728.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Harris, J., Lack, L.C., Wright, H.R., Gradisar, M.S. and Brooks, A. (2007). Intensive sleep retraining treatment for chronic primary insomnia: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Sleep Research, 16(3) pp. 276-284.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2869.2007.00595.x] [10.1111/j.1365-2869.2007.00595.x] [Scopus]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Lack, L.C., Wright, H.R., Harris, J. and Brooks, A. (2006). Do chronic primary insomniacs have impaired heat loss when attempting sleep? American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 290(4) pp. R1115-R1121.
    [10.1152/ajpregu.00266.2005] [10.1152/ajpregu.00266.2005] [Scopus]
  • Friborg, O., Rosenvinge, J., Wynn, R. and Gradisar, M. (2014). Sleep timing, chronotype, mood, and behavior at at Arctic latitude (69 degrees north). Sleep Medicine, 15 pp. 798-807.
  • Gradisar, M., Smits, M. and Bjorvatn, B. (2014). Assessment and treatment of Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder in adolescents: Recent innovations and cautions. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 9 pp. 199-210.
  • Heath, M., Anderson, C., Bartel, K., Gradisar, M., Williamson, P., Lovato, N., et al. (2014). Does one hour of bright or short-wavelength filtered tablet screenlight have a meaningful effect on adolescents' pre-bedtime alertness, sleep, and daytime functioning? Chronobiology International, 31(4) pp. 496-505.
  • Hiller, R., Lovato, N., Gradisar, M.S., Oliver, M. and Slater, A. (2014). Trying to fall sleep whilst catastrophising: What sleep-disordered adolescents think and feel. Sleep Medicine, 15 pp. 96-103.
    [10.1016/j.sleep.2013.09.014]
  • Richdale, A., Baker, E., Short, M. and Gradisar, M. (2014). The role of insomnia, pre-sleep arousal and psychopathology symptoms in daytime impairment in adolescents with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. Sleep Medicine, 15 pp. 1082-1088.
  • Gradisar, M.S., Wolfson, A., Harvey, A., Hale, L., Rosenberg, R. and Czeisler, C. (2013). The sleep and technology use of Americans: Findings from the National Sleep Foundation's 2011 Sleep in America Poll. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(12) pp. 1291-1299.
    [10.5664/jcsm.3272]
  • Lovato, N., Gradisar, M., Short, M., Dohnt, H. and Micic, G. (2013). Delayed sleep phase disorder in an Australian school-based sample of adolescents. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(9) pp. 939-944.
    [10.5664/jcsm.2998]
  • Micic, G., De Bruyn, A., Lovato, N., Wright, H., Gradisar, M., Ferguson, S., et al. (2013). The endogenous circadian temperature period length (tau) in delayed sleep phase disorder compared to good sleepers. Journal of Sleep Research, 22(6) pp. 617-624.
    [10.1111/jsr.12072]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L. and Wright, H. (2013). The impact of sleep on adolesent depressed mood, alertness, and academic performance. Journal of Adolescence, 36(6) pp. 1025-1033.
    [10.1016/j.adolescence.2013.08.007]
  • Short, M., Gradisar, M., Lack, L., Wright, H. and Dohnt, H. (2013). The sleep patterns and well-being of Australian adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 36(1) pp. 103-110.
    [10.1016/j.adolescence.2012.09.008]

Professional and community engagement

Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
Director, Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic, Flinders University (2006-)
Clinical Placement Co-ordinator, Flinders University (2010-)
Chair, University Placement Allocation Committee (UPAC, SA; 2010-)
Chair, Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences (2012-)
Editor, Sleep Health (2015-)
Task Force Member, National Sleep Foundation Poll (USA) (2011)
Workshop/Seminar Presenter to Australian Psychological Society (APS), APS Clinical College, Australasian Sleep Association, and various Hospitals, Universities, and Community Health Organisations.
Past Consultant to CSIRO, VicRoads, Raising Children's Network, Parenting Research Centre, Swimming Australia.

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Adolescents
  • Biological rhythms
  • Information technology
  • Insomnia
  • Paediatrics
  • Sleep disorders

Interests

  • Sleep across the lifespan (ie, infants, toddlers, school-aged children, teenagers, adults)

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