Professor Frances Quirk

Director, New England Institute of Healthcare Research - Faculty of Medicine and Health

Frances Quirk

Phone: +61 2 6773 5047

Email: dir-neihr@une.edu.au

Biography

I am a Chartered Health Psychologist (Practitioner Psychologist Registration, Health Professions Council, UK), behavioural scientist and sexologist and have worked in both the public and private sectors with international recognition for my collaborative research in respiratory medicine and sexual dysfunction.

Previous and ongoing research programs include, performance enhancement in sport (doping), suicide and depression in athletes, medical education and doctors-in-training, gender differences in depression, resilience in farming families and integrated care.

I am a cross-disciplinary and collaborative researcher with over 70 co-authors (most cited publication >2600) and have also held numerous academic and research leadership roles; Head of Department for Psychology also contributing to the professional postgraduate program at James Cook University, Head of Discipline, Mental Health in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University contributing to the coordination of pre-clinical and clinical teaching (Behavioural Science and Mental Health) and most recently  Director of Research at Barwon Health (Victoria’s largest regional health service) with a Clinical Professorship at the School of Medicine, Deakin University and an Adjunct Professorship in the School of Medicine, James Cook University. I have held several Board positions (Academic Board (Acting Chair and Deputy Chair), James Cook University; Central and Northern Queensland Region Parole Board) and have been an Editorial Board member of the Elsevier Journal, Performance Enhancement and Health, previously Founding Co-Editor-in-Chief.

Qualifications

BSc. (Hons), Ph.D, C.Psychol, PGDip (Couns), Grad Cert (Tertiary Teaching)

Memberships

British Psychological Society

Health &Care Professions Council

Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre

International Healthpathways Evaluation Working Group

Consultancy Interests

Integrated Care

Early Phase Clinical Trials

Digital Health Technology

Teaching Areas

Health Psychology

Behavioural Medicine

Human Development and Behaviour

Research Interests

Quality of Life

Patient Reported Outcomes Measures

Health Professional Learning Environments

Mental Health

Integrated Care

Health Systems and Health Service

Publications

Books/Monographs

  1. Anderson, B., Quirk, F. (2012) Mental Health and Medical Education: a contextualised approach. Monograph (in press). LAP Lambeth Academic Publishing, Germany

Book Chapters

  1. ‘Risk Factors for Psychological Distress within the Farming Family Population’ McShane, Connar. Swinbourne, Anne. Quirk, Frances. (2014) In Brumby, Susan. Kennedy, Alison, and Todd, Bianca, (eds) Sowing the Seeds of Farmer Health. VURRN Press, Victoria, Australia, pp. 57-82
  2. ‘Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa and related bulimic eating disorders’ Hay P, Darby A, Quirk F. (2009) In Hay P, Paxton S. Eds Treatment Approaches for Body Dissatisfaction and Eating Disorders: Evidence and Practice. IP Communications
  3. ‘Clinical Evaluation and Symptoms Scores of Sexual Dysfunctions’. G. Broderick, A. Clayton, B. Cuzin, L. Derogatis, D. Hatzichristou, M. Litwin, E. Meuleman, M. O’Leary, J. Popay, F. Quirk, R. Rosen, R. Sadovsky, A. Seftel. (2004) Sexual Medicine: Sexual Dysfunctions in Men and Women. Chapter 7, p173-220. Health Publications Ltd.
  4. ‘Purchasing for quality: the providers’ view. Rehabilitation for people with chronic lung disease’.  M.D. Morgan, F.H. Quirk and S. Singh. Quality in Health Care, 1995, Vol 4, p284-288.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Stephen Gill, Sarah Mansfield, Margie McLeod, Kathyrn von Treuer, Matthew Dunn, Frances Quirk (2018) ‘ Healthpathways improving access to care’. Australian Health Review (accepted 31 October, 2017)
  2. Allyson Agnew, T Sen Gupta, Frances Quirk, Rebecca Evans, Sarah Larkins (2017). The Masters Apprentice: how do Australian Medical Interns learn? Focus on Health Professional Education. 18 (1) p56
  3. Paul Welch, David Plummer, Louise Young, Frances Quirk, Sarah Larkins, Rebecca Evans, Tarun Sen Gupta (2017). Grounded Theory- a lens to understanding clinical reasoning. MedEdPublish. Vol 6
  4. Mann J, Gill SD, Mitchell L, Rogers MJ, Martin P, Quirk F, Corke C.(2017)  Locating Advance Care Planning Facilitators in General Practice increases consumer participation.  Aust Fam Physician. 2017 Sep;46(9):691-695)
  5. McShane, C.J., Quirk, F. and Swinbourne, A., (2016). Development and validation of a work stressor scale for Australian farming families. Australian Journal of Rural Health.
  6. S Mansfield, F Quirk, G Gill, K von Treuer. (2015) On the Right Path? Exploring the experiences and opinions of clincians involved in implementing HealthPathways Barwon: a case study. Australian Health Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15009
  7. Robinson, S., Varhol, R., Bell, C., Quirk, F., Durrington, L. (2014) HealthPathways: creating a pathway for health systems reform. Australian Health Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH14155
  8. Seetal Dodd, Alexander Schacht, Katarina Kelin, Héctor Dueñas, Victoria A Reed, Lana J Williams, Frances H Quirk, Gin S Malhi, Michael Berk. Nocebo effects in the treatment of major depression: results from an individual study participant level meta-analysis of the placebo arm of duloxetine clinical trials. (2014) Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 76(6), 1-478
  9. Mazanov, J., Hemphill, D., Connor, J., Quirk, F., Backhouse, S. (2014) Australian Athlete Support Personnel lived experience of anti-doping. Sport Management Review. 18(2), 218-230
  10. Mazanov, J., Backhouse, S., Connor, J., Hemphill, D., Quirk, F. (2014) Athlete Support Personnel and anti-doping: knowledge, attitudes and ethical stance. Scand. J. Med Sci Sports. Vol 24 (5) pp. 846-856
  11. Patterson-Kane, L and Quirk F. (2013) Within the Boundary Fence: an investigation into the perceptions of men’s experience of depression in rural and remote areas of Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health. 20 (2), pp. 162-166
  12. McShane, C., Quirk, F., Swinbourne, A. (2013). The role of farming families in future economic and cultural sustainability. Intl. J. of Social Sustainability in Economic, Social and Cultural Context. 8 (3), pp. 111-133
  13. Chester, A.L., Edwards, A.M., Crowe, C., Quirk, F. (2013). Physiological, Biochemical and Psychological Responses to Environmental Survival Training in the Royal Australian Airforce. Military Medicine. 178, X:1
  14. Marshman, L.G., Jakabek, D., Henessy, M., Quirk, F., Guazzo, E.P. (2013). Assessing the end of Post-traumatic Amnesia from an executive attention paradign perspective. Brain Impairment. 191-191
  15. Quirk, F., Dickinson, C., Baune, B., Leicht, A., Golledge, J. (2012). Pilot trial of Motivational Interviewing in patients with peripheral arterial disease. International Angiology. Oct 31 (50); pp 468-73
  16. McShane, C., Quirk, F., and Swinbourne, A. (2012). Investigating the impact of stressors, coping strategies and the unique working environment of farming on farming family well-being. Community, Work and Family (in press). Accepted 13/04/12
  17. McShane, C., Quirk, F., and Swinbourne, A. (2012). The role of farming families in future economic and community sustainability. International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability (in press). Accepted 21/06/12
  18. Hay P.J., Buttner P., Mond J., Paxton S.J., Quirk F., Rodgers B. A Community-Based Study of Enduring Eating Features in Young Women. Nutrients. 2012; 4(5):413-424.
  19. Jakabek, David, Quirk, Frances, Driessen, Martin, Aljeesh, Yousef, and Baune, Bernhard T. (2011) Obesity and nutrition behaviours in Western and Palestinian outpatients with severe mental illness. BMC Psychiatry, 11 . pp. 1-7. ISSN 1471-244X
  20. Hay, Phillipa, Mond, Jonathan, Buttner, Petra, Paxton, Susan, Rodgers, Bryan, Quirk, Frances, and Kancijanic, Diane (2011) Targeted prevention in bulimic eating disorders: randomized controlled trials of a mental health literacy and self-help intervention. In: New Insights into the Prevention and Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 69-84. ISBN 978-953-307-767-3
  21. Baune, Bernhard T., Unwin, Steven J., Quirk, Frances, and Golledge, Jonathan (2011) Neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with aortic aneurysms. PLoS ONE, 6 (7). pp. 1-7. ISSN 1932-6203
  22. Evans, Elizabeth J., Hay, Phillipa J., Mond, Jonathan, Paxton, Susan J., Quirk, Frances, Rodgers, Bryan, Jhajj, Atiranjan K., and Sawoniewska, Marta A. (2011) Barriers to help-seeking in young women with eating disorders: a qualitative exploration in a longitudinal community survey. Eating Disorders, 19 (3). pp. 270-285. ISSN 1532-530X
  23. Darby, Anita M., Hay, Phillipa J., Mond, Jonathan M., and Quirk, Frances (2011) Community recognition and beliefs about anorexia nervosa and its treatment. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45 (1). pp. 120-124. ISSN 1098-108X
  24. Quirk, F., Dickinson, C., Baune, B., Leicht, A., and Golledge, J. (2010) Improving health behaviour outcomes through motivational interviewing in patients with chronic disease. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport In: ACSMS 2010 Asics Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, 3 - 6 November 2010, Port Douglas, QLD, Australia
  25. Hay, Phillipa, Buttner, Petra, Mond, Jonathan, Paxton, Susan J., Rodgers, Bryan, Quirk, Frances, and Darby, Anita (2010) Quality of life, course and predictors of outcomes in community women with EDNOS and common eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review, 18 (4). pp. 281-295. ISSN 1099-0968
  26. Baune, Bernhard T., Miller, Robyn, McAfoose, Jordan, Johnson, Melissa, Quirk, Frances, and Mitchell, David (2010) The role of cognitive impairment in general functioning in major depression. Psychiatry Research, 176 (2-3). pp. 183-189. ISSN 1872-7123
  27. Dickinson, C., and Quirk, F. (2010) Understanding doping decisions in sport. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12 (S2). pp. 219-220. ISSN 1878-1861
  28. Dickinson, C., Quirk, F., Baune, B., Leicht, A., and Golledge, J. (2010) Quality of life in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12 (S2). pp. 127-128. ISSN 1878-1861
  29. Mond, Jonathan M., Hay, Phillipa J., Paxton, Susan J., Rodgers, Bryan, Darby, Anita, Nillson, Jodi, Quirk, Frances, and Owen, Cathy (2010) Eating disorders “mental health literacy” in low risk, high risk and symptomatic women: implications for health promotion programs. Eating Disorders, 18 (4). pp. 267-285. ISSN 1532-530X

  30. Thistlethwaite, Jill, Quirk, Frances, and Evans, Rebecca (2010) Medical students seeking medical help: a qualitative study. Medical Teacher, 32 (2). pp. 164-166. ISSN 1466-187X
  31. ‘The impact of psychiatric and medical comorbidity on cognitive function in depression’. Baune BT, McAfoose J, Leach G, Quirk F, Mitchell D. Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. (in press, accepted February 2009)
  32. ‘Women with bulimic eating disorders: when do they receive treatment for an eating problem?’. Mond, J, Hay, P. Darby, A. Paxton, S. Quirk, F. Buttner, P. Owen. Rodgers, B. JCCP, (in press, accepted January 2009)
  33. ‘The rising prevalence of comorbid obesity and eating disorder behaviours from 1995 to 2005’ Darby, A. Hay, P. Mond, J. Quirk, F. Buttner, P. Kennedy, L. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 2008, Vol 42: 104-108
  34. ‘Mediating and moderating effects of work-home interference upon farm stressors and psychological distress’. McShane, C.J., and Quirk, F. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 17 (5): 244-250
  35. ‘Health Psychology and Drugs in Sport’. Quirk, F. H. Sport in Society, April 2009. Vol 12; Number 3, p375-393
  36. ‘An A to Z of 'how to do' qualitative research’. Hay, P. Hatcher, S. Quirk, F. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41: A30-A30 Suppl. 1, 2007
  37. ‘Grey Nomads’: a successful model of healthy ageing in Australia?’, Higgs, P and Quirk F. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences, 1114: 251–257, 2007
  38. ‘Behaviour of Medical Students in seeking mental and physical care: an exploration and comparison with psychology students’ R. Brimstone, J. Thistlethwaite, F. Quirk. Medical Education , 41: 74-83, 2007
  39. ‘Making media work in space: an interdisciplinary perspective on media and communication requirements for current and future space communities’ S. Babidge, J.Cokley, F. Gordon and E. Louw. International Journal of Astrobiology, 2005
  40. ‘Development of a Questionnaire on Sexual Quality of Life in women’. T. Symonds, M. Boolell, F. Quirk. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 31: 385-397, 2005
  41. ‘The use of the Sexual Function Questionnaire (SFQ) as a screening tool for women with sexual dysfunction’. F. Quirk, S. Haughie, T. Symonds. Journal of Sexual Medicine , 2: 469-477, 2005
  42. ‘Outcome measurement in female sexual dysfunction trials; Review and recommendations’. Althof SE, Rosen RC, DeRogatis L, Corty E, Quirk F & Symonds T.  Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 31(2): 153-166, 2005.
  43. ‘Serum androgen levels in healthy premenopausal women with and without sexual dysfunction: Part A. Serum androgen levels in women aged 20 to 49 years with no complaints of sexual dysfunction.’ Guay, A., Munarriz, R., Jacobson, J., Talakoub, L., Traish, A., Quirk, F., Goldstein, I., and Spark, R.   International Journal of Impotence Research 2004; 16: 112-120.
  44. ’Serum androgen levels in healthy premenopausal women with and without sexual dysfunction: Part B.  Reduced serum androgen levels in healthy premenopausal women with complaints of sexual dysfunction.’ Guay, A., Jacobson, J., Munarriz, R., Traish, A., Talakoub, L., Quirk, F., Goldstein, I., and Spark, R. International Journal of Impotence Research 2004; 16: 121-129.
  45. ‘Development of a Sexual Function Questionnaire for Clinical Trials of Female Sexual Dysfunction’. F. Quirk, J.Heiman, R. Rosen, E. Laan, M. Smith and M. Boolell. Journal of Women’s Health and Gender-Based Medicine, Vol 11 (3), 2002, p277-289
  46. ‘Quality of Life in patients with spinal cord injury receiving Viagra (sildenafil citrate) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction’. Hultling, C, Giuliano F, Quirk F, Pena B, Mishra A, Smith MD. Spinal Cord, 2000, Jun, 38(6): 363-70
  47. ‘Some developments on the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF)’. J.C. Cappelleri, R.C. Rosen, M.D. Smith, F.H. Quirk, M.C. Maytom, A. Mishra and I. H. Osterloh. Drug Information Journal, 1999, Vol 33, p179-190
  48. ‘Asthma health status measurement in clinical practice: Validity of a new short and simple instrument’. E.A. Barley, F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones. Respiratory Medicine, 1998, Vol 92, p1207-1214
  49. ‘Women with HIV in Zimbabwe’. F.H. Quirk, C. McCann, E. Chigwada and R. Drew. Quality of Life Research, 1997, Vol 6, 5, p464-5
  50. ‘Back to basics: how many items can adequately represent health-related quality of life in respiratory disease’.  F.H. Quirk and PW Jones.  European Respiratory Review, 1997, Vol 7, Review No. 42, p50-52
  51. ‘Effects of psychotherapy in moderately severe COPD: A pilot study’. N. Eiser, C. West, S. Evans, A. Jeffers, F. Quirk. European Respiratory Journal, 1997, Vol 10, p1581-1584.
  52. ‘Why Quality of Life measures should be used in the treatment of patients with respiratory illness’.  P.W. Jones, F.H. Quirk and C.M. Baveystock, Monaldi Archives of Chest Disease, 1994, 49, p.79-82
  53. ‘A self-complete measure for chronic airflow limitation- the St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaire’.  P.W. Jones, F.H. Quirk, C.M. Baveystock and P. Littlejohns.  American Review of Respiratory Disease, 1992, 145, p.1321-1327
  54. ‘The St.George’s Respiratory Questionnaire’.  P.W. Jones and F.H. Quirk.  Respiratory Medicine, 1991 Vol 85, 1991, supplement B, p.25-31.
  55. ‘The influence of demographic and disease related factors on the degree of distress associated with symptoms and restrictions on daily living due to asthma in six countries’. F.H. Quirk, C.M. Baveystock, R. Wilson and P.W. Jones.  European Journal of Respiratory Physiology, 1991, Vol 4, No.2, p.167-171
  56. ‘Patients’ perception of distress due to symptoms and effects of asthma on daily living          and an investigation of possible influential factors’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones. Clinical Science, 1990, Vol 79 (I), p.17-21

Selected Published Articles and Abstracts (Peer Reviewed)

  1. S Mansfield, F Quirk, M McLeod, S Gill. (2015) HealthPathways: a web-based resource for GP’s to deliver evidence based coordinated care. Vol 25, Suppl 3, pg 135. The European Journal of Public Health
  2. McShane, Connar, Quirk, Frances, and Swinbourne, Anne (2011) Coping and burnout in the australian bush: the importance of community and commitment. In: Abstracts from the32nd International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society, pp. 162-163. From: STAR 2011: 32nd International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society, 18-20 July 2011, Münster, Germany.
  3. McShane, Connar, Quirk, Frances, and Swinbourne, Anne (2010) Investigating the impact of the unique business environment of farming on farming families' well-being.In: 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: book of abstracts, p. 118. From: STAR 2010: 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research, 4-6 August 2010, Galway, Ireland.
  4. McShane, C., Quirk, F., and Swinbourne, A. (2009) Getting heard: the development of culturally-relevant measures for Australian farming families. In: Combined Abstracts of 2009 Australian Psychology Conferences, p. 128. From: 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society, 30 September - 4 October 2009 , Darwin, NT, Australia.

  5. Quirk, F.H., Dickinson, C.W., Baune, B.T., Leicht, A., and Golledge, J. (2010) Motivating health behaviour changes in patients with peripheral arterial disease. ISBN 978-91-7257-699-5. Abstracts of ICMI 2 Second International Conference on Motivational Interviewing In: ICMI 2 Second International Conference on Motivational Interviewing, 7–9 June 2010, Stockholm, Sweden.

  6. Psychology and Medical Students' Mental and Physical Health Help-Seeking Behaviours’. Thistlethwaite, J; Brimstone, R; Quirk, F. 12th International Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence, 2006
  7. ‘Introducing students to patients’ narratives through the humanities’. Thistlethwaite, J; Quirk, F Association for Medical Humanities Biennial Conference, 2006
  8. ‘The Meaning of Desire for Women’. Quirk, F. Sexual Dysfunction: Clinical Practice and Trends, Queenstown, New Zealand, 2006
  9. ‘Eating Disorders, Self Harm and Trauma: Uncovering the relationship’. Worobetz, S; Quirk, F; Hay, P. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders, 2006
  10. ‘Grey Nomads in Australia: are they a good model for successful ageing and health? Quirk, F; Higgs, P International Conference on Healthy Ageing and Longevity, Melbourne, 2006
  11. ‘The Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Instrument’. Dinan, C;Quirk, F. Ninth International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, November, 2006
  12. Performance Enhancement in Sport: Mixed Methodology Research and the Development of the Performance Enhancement Attitudes Questionnaire (PEAQ). Quirk, F,.Australian Consortium for Social and Political Science Research Incorporated (ACSPRI), 2006
  13. ‘The Continuum Hypothesis for women’s sexual health concerns’. Guay, A; Jacobson, J; Munarriz, R; Traish, A; Talakoub, L; Quirk, F; Goldstein, I; Spark, R .International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Atlanta, USA, 2005
  14. The Meaning of Sexual Desire: a cross cultural perspective’. Quirk, F. International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, 2005
  15. ‘The Sexual Function Questionnaire (SFQ) as a screening tool for women with sexual dysfunction’. Quirk, F;Symonds, T; Haughie, S, International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, 2004
  16. ‘Psychometric Measures of Female Sexual Response’. F. Quirk. International Journal of Impotence Research, Basic and Clinical Studies, S26, 2000, p13
  17. ‘Female Sexual Dysfunction and Sexual Quality of Life in the UK’. F. Quirk, G. Ferreira, M. Smith and M. Boolell. International Journal of Fertility and Womens’ Medicine, 45:2, 2000, p.200
  18. ‘Development of a Sexual Function Questionnaire to Evaluate Female Sexual Function in Clinical Trials’. J. Heiman, F. Quirk, R. Rosen, E. Laan, M. Smith and M. Boolell. International Journal of Fertility and Womens’ Medicine, 45:2, 2000, p.200
  19. ‘Effect of sildenafil (Viagra) on quality of life parameters in men with broad-spectrum erectile dysfunction’. F. H Quirk, F. Giuliano, B. Pena, A. Mishra, M.D. Smith and H-U Hockey. Journal of Urology, 1998, 159 (5): 260, p 998
  20. ‘Neuropsychological deficit in clinical obstructive airways disease’. F.H Quirk. Quality of Life Research, 1997, Vol 6, 5, p.464
  21. ‘Mood and health-related quality of life’.  F.H. Quirk.  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1995, Vol 151, 4, p.11.
  22. ‘Airways questionnaires: concurrent validity of two, new, ‘short’ measures’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones.  European Respiratory Journal, 1994, Vol 7, supplement 18, p.1592.
  23. ‘Mood and personality: comparisons between two, new airways questionnaires and the SGRQ’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones.  European Respiratory Journal, 1994, Vol 7,

    supplement 18, p.1158.

  24. ‘Components of perceived disease severity’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones.  American

    Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1994, Vol 149, 4, p.269.

  25. ‘Sleep disturbance, spirometry and general health in asthma’.  F.H. Quirk, P.W. Jones.

    European Respiratory Journal, 1993, Vol 6, supplement 17, p.145s.

  26. ‘Lack of influence of duration and severity of disease on patients’ attitudes to asthma’.

    F.H. Quirk, P.W. Jones.  American Review of Respiratory Disease, 1993, Vol 147, No.4, p.A378.

  27. ‘Attitudes and beliefs about asthma are correlated with patients’ perceived health’.

    F.H. Quirk, P.W. Jones.  European Respiratory Journal, 1992, Vol 5, supplement 15,

    p.198s.

  28. ‘Attitudes to regular treatment in patients with asthma do not correlate with perceived health and well-being’.  F.H. Quirk, P.W. Jones.  European Respiratory Society Journal,1992, Vol 5, supplement 15, p.198s.
  29. ‘Defining Quality of Life’.  F.H. Quirk, P.W. Jones. Pharmacoeconomics, 1992, Vol 2, Issue 3, p.252-253.
  30. ‘Relationships between personality, psychological morbidity, disease severity and self-related quality of life in patients with asthma’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones. Thorax, 1991, supplement.
  31. ‘The St. Georges’s Respiratory Questionnaire-repeatability and sensitivity to change’.P.W. Jones, F.H. Quirk, C. Baveystock, J. Collier, P. Littlejohns.  Thorax, 1991, Vol 45, p.811.
  32. ‘The St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaire-a measure of quality of life for patients with airflow limitation’.  P.W. Jones, F.H. Quirk, C. Baveystock, P. Littlejohns.   Thorax, 1991, Vol 45, p.811.
  33. ‘Distress associated with asthma in five countries’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones. American Review of Respiratory Disease, 1990, Vol 141, No.4, Abstracts A759.
  34. ‘Distress due to respiratory symptoms and impact of disease on daily life measure in asthmatics in Europe and U.S.A.’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones.  American Review of Respiratory Disease, 1989, Vol 139, No.4, Abstracts A512.
  35. ‘Factors influencing distress due to respiratory symptoms or disturbance of daily life in patients with asthma’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones.  Thorax, 1989, Vol 44, No. 10 (supplement), p.886.
  36. ‘A comparison in asthmatics, between distress due to respiratory symptoms and distress due to disturbances of daily life’.  F.H. Quirk and P.W. Jones.  Clinical Science, 1989,  Vol 76, No. 20 (supplement).