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

  • 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.
  • Kimball SM., Mirhosseini N. and Rucklidge J. (2018) Database analysis of depression and anxiety in a community sample—response to a micronutrient intervention. Nutrients 10(2) http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu10020152.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Eggleston MJF., Johnstone JM., Darling K. and Frampton CM. (2018) Vitamin-mineral treatment improves aggression and emotional regulation in children with ADHD: a fully blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines 59(3): 232-246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12817.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Taylor MR. and Johnstone JM. (2018) Do diet and nutrition affect ADHD? Facts and clinical considerations. Psychiatric Times 35(9): 15-16.
  • Stevens AJ., Rucklidge JJ., Darling KA., Eggleston MJF., Pearson JF. and Kennedy MA. (2018) Methylomic changes in response to micronutrient supplementation and MTHFR genotype. Epigenomics 10(9): 1201-1214. http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/epi-2018-0029.