Doctor Joseph Firth

Doctor Joseph Firth



  • PhD University of Manchester
  • BSc(Honours) University of Sheffield


Phone: (02) 9685 4734
Mobile: 0457231815
Location: J.1.45

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Journal Articles

  • Purton, T., Staskova, L., Lane, M., Dawson, S., West, M., Firth, J., Clarke, G., Cryan, J., Berk, M., O'Neil, A., Dean, O., Hadi, A., Honan, C. and Marx, W. (2021), 'Prebiotic and probiotic supplementation and the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway : a systematic review and meta analysis', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol 123 , pp 1 - 13.
  • Alves Donato, A., Waclawovsky, A., Tonello, L., Firth, J., Smith, L., Stubbs, B., Schuch, F. and Boullosa, D. (2021), 'Association between cardiorespiratory fitness and depressive symptoms in children and adolescents : a systematic review and meta-analysis', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 282 , pp 1234 - 1240.
  • Vancampfort, D., Ramos Sanchez, C., Hallgren, M., Schuch, F., Firth, J., Rosenbaum, S., Damme, T. and Stubbs, B. (2021), 'Dropout from exercise randomized controlled trials among people with anxiety and stress-related disorders : a meta-analysis and meta-regression', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 282 , pp 996 - 1004.
  • Rosson, S., Monaco, F., Miola, A., Cascino, G., Stubbs, B., Correll, C., Firth, J., Ermis, C., Perrotti, A., Marciello, F., Carvalho, A., Brunoni, A., Fusar-Poli, P., Fornaro, M., Gentile, G., Granziol, U., Pigato, G., Favaro, A. and Solmi, M. (2021), 'Longitudinal course of depressive, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms after heart surgery : a meta-analysis of 94 studies', Psychosomatic medicine, vol 83, no 1 , pp 85 - 93.
  • Trott, M., Johnstone, J., Firth, J., Grabovac, I., McDermott, D. and Smith, L. (2021), 'Prevalence and correlates of body dysmorphic disorder in health club users in the presence vs absence of eating disorder symptomology', Eating and Weight Disorders, vol 26, no 4 , pp 1169 - 1177.
  • Vancampfort, D., Stubbs, B., Damme, T., Smith, L., Hallgren, M., Schuch, F., Deenik, J., Rosenbaum, S., Ashdown-Franks, G., Mugisha, J. and Firth, J. (2021), 'The efficacy of meditation-based mind-body interventions for mental disorders : a meta-review of 17 meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials', Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol 134 , pp 181 - 191.
  • Jacob, L., Smith, L., Armstrong, N., Yakkundi, A., Barnett, Y., Butler, L., McDermott, D., Koyanagi, A., Shin, J., Meyer, J., Firth, J., Remes, O., Lopez-Sanchez, G. and Tully, M. (2021), 'Alcohol use and mental health during COVID-19 lockdown : a cross-sectional study in a sample of UK adults', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol 219 .
  • Hoare, E., Werneck, A., Stubbs, B., Firth, J., Collins, S., Corder, K. and Sluijs, E. (2020), 'Association of child and adolescent mental health with adolescent health behaviors in the UK millennium cohort', JAMA Network Open, vol 3, no 8 .
  • Siskind, D., Wu, B., Wong, T., Firth, J. and Kisely, S. (2020), 'Pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders : a systematic review, meta-analysis, and network meta-analysis', Lancet Psychiatry, vol 7, no 9 , pp 762 - 774.
  • Ee, C., Lake, J., Firth, J., Hargraves, F., de Manincor, M., Meade, T., Marx, W. and Sarris, J. (2020), 'An integrative collaborative care model for people with mental illness and physical comorbidities', International Journal of Mental Health Systems, vol 14 .
  • Firth, J., Solmi, M., Wootton, R., Vancampfort, D., Schuch, F., Hoare, E., Gilbody, S., Torous, J., Teasdale, S., Jackson, S., Smith, L., Eaton, M., Jacka, F., Veronese, N., Marx, W., Ashdown-Franks, G., Siskind, D., Sarris, J., Rosenbaum, S., Carvalho, A. and Stubbs, B. (2020), 'A meta-review of "lifestyle psychiatry" : the role of exercise, smoking, diet and sleep in the prevention and treatment of mental disorders', World Psychiatry, vol 19, no 3 , pp 360 - 380.
  • Linardon, J., Shatte, A., Messer, M., Firth, J. and Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M. (2020), 'E-mental health interventions for the treatment and prevention of eating disorders : an updated systematic review and meta-analysis', Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol 88, no 11 , pp 994 - 1007.
  • Veronese, N., Yang, L., Piccio, L., Smith, L., Firth, J., Marx, W., Giannelli, G., Caruso, M., Cisternino, A., Notarnicola, M., Donghia, R., Barbagallo, M. and Fontana, L. (2020), '[In Press] Adherence to a healthy lifestyle and multiple sclerosis : a case-control study from the UK Biobank', Nutritional Neuroscience, .
  • Bull, F., Al-Ansari, S., Biddle, S., Borodulin, K., Buman, M., Cardon, G., Carty, C., Chaput, J., Chastin, S., Chou, R., Dempsey, P., DiPietro, L., Ekelund, U., Firth, J., Friedenreich, C., Garcia, L., Gichu, M., Jago, R., Katzmarzyk, P., Lambert, E., Leitzmann, M., Milton, K., Ortega, F., Ranasinghe, C., Stamatakis, E., Tiedemann, A., Troiano, R., Ploeg, H., Wari, V. and Willumsen, J. (2020), 'World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour', British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 54, no 24 , pp 1451 - 1462.
  • Chaput, J., Willumsen, J., Bull, F., Chou, R., Ekelund, U., Firth, J., Jago, R., Ortega, F. and Katzmarzyk, P. (2020), '2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour for children and adolescents aged 5-17 years : summary of the evidence', International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, vol 17, no 1 .

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