Dr Andrew Campbell

B.A. (Psych & Education) Grad. Cert. in Ed. Studies (Higher Education - with Merit) M.app.Sc.(Behav. Sc.) PhD(Psych) AHPRA/PBA Registered Psychologist
Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

C43J - J Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9762

Website Prometheus - Technology and Well Being (TWB)
CRC Young and Well

Biographical details

Dr Andrew Campbell has been researching and teaching in the area of e-Mental Health, Cyberpsychology and Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health for more than 15 years. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr Campbell obtained his PhD in psychology in 2003 and was the first psychologist in Australia to research and publish about the use of the Internet for social fearfulness/anxiety self-help. He is often approached to speak in the media on the topic of communication technology and its impact on health and wellbeing (e.g. video game addiction, mobile phone use, youth culture and technology). Dr Campbell has conducted research notably in the area of online therapies for depression and anxiety, AD/HD treatment using bio-feedback videogames and social networking for managing young people's mental health.

In 2006 he established a research team called, Prometheus - Technology and Well Being (TWB), which is one of 75 partner organisations under the CRC Young and Well that was awarded $27million in funding by the DIISR for 5 years.

Dr Campbell is also a passionate teacher who has secured Learning and Teaching Grants in excess of $300K since 2005, including an Officer for Learning & Teaching grant to improve interviewing skills of health professionals.

Research interests

Dr Campbell is the Founder and Director of the Prometheus - Technology and Well Being (TWB) research team. He is a member of the Positive Computing in Health Systems project node with the Charles Perkins Centre, as well as a member the eHealth Research Team in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr Campbell is also a member of the Mental Health research team located within the Faculty Research Group - Disability and Community.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • BACH 3146 - Cyberpsychology & eHealth
  • HSBH 1005 - Human Development

Supervision

  • PhD
  • Masters by Research
  • Honours

Current research students

Project title Research student
The feasibility and application of virtual reality for people with cognitive-communication impairments following traumatic brain injury Sophie BRASSEL
Augmented Experiences, Relaxation, and Inner Peace Matt NAYLOR
Digital health in melanoma posttreatment care in rural and remote Australia Audrey ROLLIN

Associations

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Member of the American Psychological Association
  • Member of the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Themes

E-Health and Health Care Delivery

Selected grants

2017

  • KHL Circles: Efficacy Trial of Kids Helpline Circles-A Secure Online Social Network for Young People; Campbell A, Ridout B; Yourtown/Research Grant.

2014

  • Interdisciplinary e-Health Advancement and Research Team (IeHART); Togher L, Shaw T, Lam M, Poon S, Campbell A, Dew A, Philip R, McEntee M, Dennis S, Power E, Keep M, Nagarajan S, Amon K, O'Dea B, McKeough Z, Penman M, Lincoln M; University of Sydney/MiniSYRENS.

2011

  • Virtual world interview skills for health professionals; Campbell A; Australian Learning and Teaching Council/Research Support FPRx7257 SCHx21424.

2008

  • Internet self-help for depression: determining best practice; Campbell A; Faculty of Health Sciences/Cumberland Teaching and Learning Grant.

2007

  • Efficacy and improvement of online depression treatment programs; Campbell A; Internal Research Grant Allocations - Cumberland/Research Grants.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Campbell, A., Robards, F. (2013). Using technologies safely and effectively to promote young people's wellbeing: A better practice guide for services. Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.
  • Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Wilkes, F. (2011). Psychology and Life (2nd Australasian edition). Sydney: Pearson Education.
  • Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Morrison, V., Bennett, P., Mullan, B., White, K., Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Wilkes, F., Butow, P. (2009). PHE1IDH Individual Determinants of Health. Frenchs Forest Sydney: Pearson Education.
  • Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Wilkes, F. (2009). Psychology and Life: Australian Edition. Sydney, NSW: Pearson Education.

Book Chapters

  • Robards, F., Campbell, A. (2013). Communicating Electronically with Adolescents. In Kate Steinbeck, Michael Kohn (Eds.), A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine: A Guide for Health Professionals Who Work with Adolescents and Young Adults. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. [More Information]
  • O'Dea, B., Campbell, A. (2012). Online Social Networking and the Experience of Cyber-Bullying. In Brenda K Wiederhold, Giuseppe Riva (Eds.), Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2012: Advanced Technologies in the Behavioral, Social and Neurosciences, (pp. 212-217). Amsterdam: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Lam, M., Amon, K., Keep, M., Campbell, A., Neville, V. (2012). The effect of e-health contents on health science students' attitude toward the efficiency of health ICT in care provision. In Anthony J Maeder, Fernando J Martin-Sanchez (Eds.), Health Informatics: Building a Healthcare Future Through Trusted Information: Selected Papers from the 20th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2012), (pp. 99-104). Amsterdam: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A. (2011). Game-based learning: Current research in games for health, a focus on biofeedback video games as treatement for AD/HD. In Patrick Felicia (Eds.), Handbook of research on improving learning and motivation through educational games: Multidisciplinary approaches, Volume 1, (pp. 583-605). Hershey: Information Science Reference. [More Information]
  • O'Dea, B., Campbell, A. (2011). Healthy Connections: Online Social Networks and Their Potential for Peer Support. In David P Hansen, Anthony J Maeder, Louise K Schaper (Eds.), Health Informatics: The Transformative Power of Innovation. Selected papers from the 19th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2011), (pp. 133-140). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press.
  • O'Dea, B., Campbell, A. (2011). Online Social Networking Amongst Teens: Friend or Foe? In Brenda K Wiederhold, Stephane Bouchard, Giuseppe Riva (Eds.), Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2011: Advanced Technologies in Behavioural, Social and Neurosciences, (pp. 133-138). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press. [More Information]

Journals

  • Kelson, J., Rollin, A., Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2019). Internet-Delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Treatment: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(1). [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Goggin, G., Campbell, A., McKenzie, K., Ridout, B., Baylosis, C. (2019). Social Connection and Online Engagement: Insights From Interviews With Users of a Mental Health Online Forum. JMIR Mental Health, 6(3) (e11084). [More Information]
  • Campbell, A., Ridout, B., Linden, M., Collyer, B., Dalgleish, J. (2018). A Preliminary Understanding of Search Words used by Children, Teenagers and Young Adults in Seeking information about Depression and Anxiety Online. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 36(4), 208-221. [More Information]
  • Rollin, A., Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2018). Digital Health in Melanoma Posttreatment Care in Rural and Remote Australia: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(9), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gestos, M., Smith-Merry, J., Campbell, A. (2018). Representation of Women in Video Games: A Systematic Review of Literature in Consideration of Adult Female Wellbeing. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 21(9), 535-541. [More Information]
  • Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2018). The Use of Social Networking Sites in Mental Health Interventions for Young People: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(12), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Kelson, J., Lam, M., Keep, M., Campbell, A. (2017). Development and evaluation of an online acceptance and commitment therapy program for anxiety: Phase I iterative design. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 35(2), 135-151. [More Information]
  • Campbell, A., Amon, K., Keep, M., Cumming, S., Selby, H., Lincoln, M., Neville, V., Bhullar, N., Magor-Blatch, L., Oxman, L., Gonczi, A., et al (2015). Virtual World Interview Skills Training for Students Studying Health Professions. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 33(2), 156-171. [More Information]
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A., Hawke, C., Steinbeck, K. (2014). Facebook as a Recruitment Tool for Adolescent Health Research: A Systematic Review. Academic Pediatrics, 14(5), 439-447. [More Information]
  • Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2014). Using Facebook to deliver a social norm intervention to reduce problem drinking at university. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33(6), 667-673. [More Information]
  • Ridout, B., Campbell, A., Ellis, L. (2012). 'Off your Face(book)': Alcohol in online social identity construction and its relation to problem drinking in university students. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31(1), 20-26. [More Information]
  • Keep, M., Bin, Y., Campbell, A. (2012). Comparing online and offline self-disclosure: a systematic review. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 15(2), 103-111. [More Information]
  • Neal, D., Campbell, A., Williams, L., Liu, Y., Nussbaumer, D. (2011). "I did not realize so many options are available": Cognitive authority, emerging adults, and e-mental health. Library and Information Science Research, 33(2011), 25-33. [More Information]
  • Ellis, L., Campbell, A., Sethi, S., O'Dea, B. (2011). Comparative randomised trial of an online cognitive-behavioural therapy program and an online support group for depression and anxiety. Journal of CyberTherapy and Rehabilitation, 4(4), 461-466.
  • Feng, X., Campbell, A. (2011). Understanding e-mental health resources: Personality, awareness, utilization, and effectiveness of e-mental health resources amongst youth. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 29(2), 101-119. [More Information]
  • Sethi, S., Campbell, A., Ellis, L. (2010). The Use of Computerized Self-Help Packages to Treat Adolescent Depression and Anxiety. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28(3), 144-160. [More Information]
  • Russell, C., Campbell, A., Hughes, I. (2008). Ageing, social capital and the Internet: Findings from an exploratory study of Australian 'silver surfers'. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 27(2), 78-82. [More Information]
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A. (2008). Biofeedback video games to teach ADHD children relaxation skills to help manage symptoms. PATOSS, 21(1), 34-38.
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A. (2008). Can children with AD/HD learn relaxation and breathing techniques through biofeedback video games? Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 8(2008), 72-84.
  • Sum, S., Mathews, R., Hughes, I., Campbell, A. (2008). Internet use and loneliness in older adults. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 11(2), 208-211. [More Information]
  • Dey, A., Reid, B., Godding, R., Campbell, A. (2008). Perceptions and behaviour of access of the Internet: A study of women attending a breast screening service in Sydney, Australia. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 77, 24-32. [More Information]
  • Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Hughes, I. (2006). Internet Use by the Socially Fearful: Addiction or Therapy? CyberPsychology and Behavior, 9(1), 69-81. [More Information]
  • Harris, L., Cumming, S., Campbell, A. (2006). Stress and Psychological Well-Being among Allied Health Professionals. Journal of Allied Health, 35(4), 198-207. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Cochrane, K., Loke, L., de Berigny, C., Campbell, A. (2018). Sounds in the Moment: Designing an Interactive EEG Nature Soundscape for Novice Mindfulness Meditators. 30th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI 2018), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Lam, M., Keep, M., Campbell, A. (2013). E-health as a life long learning process: How to prepare health professionals for this journey. 21st Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2013), Amsterdam: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Keep, M., Campbell, A. (2012). Online communication in different contexts: Social and eHealth Disclosures. Communicating Health Symposium, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Campbell, A., Keep, M., Amon, K. (2012). Virtual world interview skills training for Health Professionals. The 35th Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Hobart, Australia.
  • Campbell, A., Keep, M., Amon, K. (2012). Virtual worlds interview skills training for health professionals. The 35th Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Hobart, Australia.

Report

  • Goggin, G., Smith-Merry, J., Campbell, A., McKenzie, K., Ridout, B., Baylosis, C. (2018). Evaluation of SANE Australia Thriving Communities project: The University of Sydney.

Research Reports

  • Fletcher, J., Ridout, B., Collyer, B., Dalgleish, J., Campbell, A. (2018). A National Online Survey about Children's Experiences of Parental Separation, (pp. 1 - 37). Australia: The University of Sydney.

2019

  • Kelson, J., Rollin, A., Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2019). Internet-Delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Treatment: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(1). [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Goggin, G., Campbell, A., McKenzie, K., Ridout, B., Baylosis, C. (2019). Social Connection and Online Engagement: Insights From Interviews With Users of a Mental Health Online Forum. JMIR Mental Health, 6(3) (e11084). [More Information]

2018

  • Fletcher, J., Ridout, B., Collyer, B., Dalgleish, J., Campbell, A. (2018). A National Online Survey about Children's Experiences of Parental Separation, (pp. 1 - 37). Australia: The University of Sydney.
  • Campbell, A., Ridout, B., Linden, M., Collyer, B., Dalgleish, J. (2018). A Preliminary Understanding of Search Words used by Children, Teenagers and Young Adults in Seeking information about Depression and Anxiety Online. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 36(4), 208-221. [More Information]
  • Rollin, A., Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2018). Digital Health in Melanoma Posttreatment Care in Rural and Remote Australia: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(9), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Goggin, G., Smith-Merry, J., Campbell, A., McKenzie, K., Ridout, B., Baylosis, C. (2018). Evaluation of SANE Australia Thriving Communities project: The University of Sydney.
  • Gestos, M., Smith-Merry, J., Campbell, A. (2018). Representation of Women in Video Games: A Systematic Review of Literature in Consideration of Adult Female Wellbeing. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 21(9), 535-541. [More Information]
  • Cochrane, K., Loke, L., de Berigny, C., Campbell, A. (2018). Sounds in the Moment: Designing an Interactive EEG Nature Soundscape for Novice Mindfulness Meditators. 30th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI 2018), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2018). The Use of Social Networking Sites in Mental Health Interventions for Young People: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(12), 1-11. [More Information]

2017

  • Kelson, J., Lam, M., Keep, M., Campbell, A. (2017). Development and evaluation of an online acceptance and commitment therapy program for anxiety: Phase I iterative design. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 35(2), 135-151. [More Information]

2015

  • Campbell, A., Amon, K., Keep, M., Cumming, S., Selby, H., Lincoln, M., Neville, V., Bhullar, N., Magor-Blatch, L., Oxman, L., Gonczi, A., et al (2015). Virtual World Interview Skills Training for Students Studying Health Professions. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 33(2), 156-171. [More Information]

2014

  • Amon, K., Campbell, A., Hawke, C., Steinbeck, K. (2014). Facebook as a Recruitment Tool for Adolescent Health Research: A Systematic Review. Academic Pediatrics, 14(5), 439-447. [More Information]
  • Ridout, B., Campbell, A. (2014). Using Facebook to deliver a social norm intervention to reduce problem drinking at university. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33(6), 667-673. [More Information]

2013

  • Robards, F., Campbell, A. (2013). Communicating Electronically with Adolescents. In Kate Steinbeck, Michael Kohn (Eds.), A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine: A Guide for Health Professionals Who Work with Adolescents and Young Adults. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. [More Information]
  • Lam, M., Keep, M., Campbell, A. (2013). E-health as a life long learning process: How to prepare health professionals for this journey. 21st Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2013), Amsterdam: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Campbell, A., Robards, F. (2013). Using technologies safely and effectively to promote young people's wellbeing: A better practice guide for services. Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.

2012

  • Ridout, B., Campbell, A., Ellis, L. (2012). 'Off your Face(book)': Alcohol in online social identity construction and its relation to problem drinking in university students. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31(1), 20-26. [More Information]
  • Keep, M., Bin, Y., Campbell, A. (2012). Comparing online and offline self-disclosure: a systematic review. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 15(2), 103-111. [More Information]
  • Keep, M., Campbell, A. (2012). Online communication in different contexts: Social and eHealth Disclosures. Communicating Health Symposium, Melbourne, Australia.
  • O'Dea, B., Campbell, A. (2012). Online Social Networking and the Experience of Cyber-Bullying. In Brenda K Wiederhold, Giuseppe Riva (Eds.), Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2012: Advanced Technologies in the Behavioral, Social and Neurosciences, (pp. 212-217). Amsterdam: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Lam, M., Amon, K., Keep, M., Campbell, A., Neville, V. (2012). The effect of e-health contents on health science students' attitude toward the efficiency of health ICT in care provision. In Anthony J Maeder, Fernando J Martin-Sanchez (Eds.), Health Informatics: Building a Healthcare Future Through Trusted Information: Selected Papers from the 20th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2012), (pp. 99-104). Amsterdam: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Campbell, A., Keep, M., Amon, K. (2012). Virtual world interview skills training for Health Professionals. The 35th Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Hobart, Australia.
  • Campbell, A., Keep, M., Amon, K. (2012). Virtual worlds interview skills training for health professionals. The 35th Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Hobart, Australia.

2011

  • Neal, D., Campbell, A., Williams, L., Liu, Y., Nussbaumer, D. (2011). "I did not realize so many options are available": Cognitive authority, emerging adults, and e-mental health. Library and Information Science Research, 33(2011), 25-33. [More Information]
  • Ellis, L., Campbell, A., Sethi, S., O'Dea, B. (2011). Comparative randomised trial of an online cognitive-behavioural therapy program and an online support group for depression and anxiety. Journal of CyberTherapy and Rehabilitation, 4(4), 461-466.
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A. (2011). Game-based learning: Current research in games for health, a focus on biofeedback video games as treatement for AD/HD. In Patrick Felicia (Eds.), Handbook of research on improving learning and motivation through educational games: Multidisciplinary approaches, Volume 1, (pp. 583-605). Hershey: Information Science Reference. [More Information]
  • O'Dea, B., Campbell, A. (2011). Healthy Connections: Online Social Networks and Their Potential for Peer Support. In David P Hansen, Anthony J Maeder, Louise K Schaper (Eds.), Health Informatics: The Transformative Power of Innovation. Selected papers from the 19th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2011), (pp. 133-140). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press.
  • O'Dea, B., Campbell, A. (2011). Online Social Networking Amongst Teens: Friend or Foe? In Brenda K Wiederhold, Stephane Bouchard, Giuseppe Riva (Eds.), Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2011: Advanced Technologies in Behavioural, Social and Neurosciences, (pp. 133-138). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press. [More Information]
  • Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Wilkes, F. (2011). Psychology and Life (2nd Australasian edition). Sydney: Pearson Education.
  • Feng, X., Campbell, A. (2011). Understanding e-mental health resources: Personality, awareness, utilization, and effectiveness of e-mental health resources amongst youth. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 29(2), 101-119. [More Information]

2010

  • Sethi, S., Campbell, A., Ellis, L. (2010). The Use of Computerized Self-Help Packages to Treat Adolescent Depression and Anxiety. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28(3), 144-160. [More Information]

2009

  • Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Morrison, V., Bennett, P., Mullan, B., White, K., Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Wilkes, F., Butow, P. (2009). PHE1IDH Individual Determinants of Health. Frenchs Forest Sydney: Pearson Education.
  • Gerrig, R., Zimbardo, P., Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Wilkes, F. (2009). Psychology and Life: Australian Edition. Sydney, NSW: Pearson Education.

2008

  • Russell, C., Campbell, A., Hughes, I. (2008). Ageing, social capital and the Internet: Findings from an exploratory study of Australian 'silver surfers'. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 27(2), 78-82. [More Information]
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A. (2008). Biofeedback video games to teach ADHD children relaxation skills to help manage symptoms. PATOSS, 21(1), 34-38.
  • Amon, K., Campbell, A. (2008). Can children with AD/HD learn relaxation and breathing techniques through biofeedback video games? Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 8(2008), 72-84.
  • Sum, S., Mathews, R., Hughes, I., Campbell, A. (2008). Internet use and loneliness in older adults. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 11(2), 208-211. [More Information]
  • Dey, A., Reid, B., Godding, R., Campbell, A. (2008). Perceptions and behaviour of access of the Internet: A study of women attending a breast screening service in Sydney, Australia. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 77, 24-32. [More Information]

2006

  • Campbell, A., Cumming, S., Hughes, I. (2006). Internet Use by the Socially Fearful: Addiction or Therapy? CyberPsychology and Behavior, 9(1), 69-81. [More Information]
  • Harris, L., Cumming, S., Campbell, A. (2006). Stress and Psychological Well-Being among Allied Health Professionals. Journal of Allied Health, 35(4), 198-207. [More Information]

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