Julia Rucklidge staff portrait

Professor of Clinical PsychologyJulia Rucklidge

Psychology 465
Internal Phone: 94398


Research Interests

Research interests are centred on the role of nutrition in the expression and treatment of mental illness, from ADHD to depression to stress following natural disasters. Research methodologies include single case research designs, open label trials and randomized controlled trials.

Recent Publications

  • Borlase N., Melzer TR., Eggleston MJF., Darling KA. and Rucklidge JJ. (2019) Resting-state networks and neurometabolites in children with ADHD after 10 weeks of treatment with micronutrients: results of a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Nutritional Neuroscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2019.1574329.
  • Broom GM., Shaw IC. and Rucklidge JJ. (2019) The ketogenic diet as a potential treatment and prevention strategy for Alzheimer's disease. Nutrition 60: 118-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2018.10.003.
  • Rucklidge JJ. (2019) Exposure to green spaces as a modifiable risk factor in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The Lancet Planetary Health 3(5): e200-e201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(19)30074-9.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Eggleston MJF., Darling KA., Stevens AJ., Kennedy MA. and Frampton CM. (2019) Can we predict treatment response in children with ADHD to a vitamin-mineral supplement? An investigation into pre-treatment nutrient serum levels, MTHFR status, clinical correlates and demographic variables. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 89: 181-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2018.09.007.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Eggleston MJF., Ealam B., Beaglehole B. and Mulder RT. (2019) An Observational Preliminary Study on the Safety of Long-Term Consumption of Micronutrients for the Treatment of Psychiatric Symptoms. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 25(6): 613-622. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2018.0352.