Associate Professor Kasia Kozlowska

Clinical Associate Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone +61 2 9845 2005
Fax +61 2 9845 2009

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Selected grants

2015

  • Gender Dysphoria in Australian Children and Adolescents; Kozlowska K; Sydney Medical School/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Landini, A., Kozlowska, K., Davies, F., Chudleigh, C. (2012). Adoleszenz und das TAAI. In Martin Stokowy, Nicola Sahhar (Eds.), Bindung und Gefahr: Das Dynamische Reifungsmodell der Bindung und Anpassung, (pp. 113-140). Gieben: Psychosozial-Verlag.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2012). Ubergang in die Gesellschaft: Das Schulalter und das School Age Assessment of Attachment (SAA). In Martin Stokowy, Nicola Sahhar (Eds.), Bindung und Gefahr: Das Dynamische Reifungsmodell der Bindung und Anpassung, (pp. 87-112). Gieben: Psychosozial-Verlag.

Journals

  • Kozlowska, K. (2014). Abnormal illness behaviours: a developmental perspective. The Lancet, 383(9926), 1368-1369. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Durheim, E. (2014). Bullying in children and adolescents: A modifiable risk factor for mental illness. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(3), 288-289. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., English, M., Savage, B. (2013). Connecting body and mind: The first interview with somatising patients and their families. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 18(2), 224-245. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). First commentary. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 34(3), 253-254. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). Functional somatic symptoms in childhood and adolescence. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 26(5), 485-492. [More Information]
  • Chudleigh, C., Kozlowska, K., Kothur, K., Davies, F., Baxter, H., Landini, A., Hazell, P., Baslet, G. (2013). Managing Non-epileptic Seizures and Psychogenic Dystonia in an Adolescent Girl with Preterm Brain Injury. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 21(3), 163-174. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., English, M., Savage, B., Chudleigh, C., Davies, F., Paull, M., Elliot, A., Jenkins, A. (2013). Multimodal Rehabilitation: A Mind-Body Family-Based Intervention for Children and Adolescents Impaired by Medically Unexplained Symptoms. Part 2: Case Studies and Outcomes. American Journal of Family Therapy, 41(3), 212-231.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). Non-transient childhood conversion disorder is uncommon in the UK and Ireland, but use of services is high. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 16(4), 103-103. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Brown, K., Palmer, D., Williams, L. (2013). Specific biases for identifying facial expression of emotion in children and adolescents with conversion disorders. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(3), 272-280. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). Stress, Distress, and Bodytalk: Co-constructing Formulations with Patients Who Present with Somatic Symptoms. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 21(6), 314-333. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Savage, B., Foley, S. (2012). Fabricated Illness: Working within the Family System to Find a Pathway to Health. Family Process, 51(4), 570-587. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., English, M., Savage, B., Chudleigh, C. (2012). Multimodal Rehabilitation: A Mind-Body, Family-Based Intervention for Children and Adolescents Impaired by Medically Unexplained Symptoms. Part 1: The Program. American Journal of Family Therapy, 40(5), 399-419. [More Information]
  • Scher, S., Kozlowska, K. (2012). Thinking, Doing, and the Ethics of Family Therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy, 40(2), 97-114. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Khan, R. (2011). A developmental, body-oriented intervention for children and adolescents with medically unexplained chronic pain. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 16(4), 575-598. [More Information]
  • Branson, J., Kozlowska, K., Kaczynski, K., Roesler, T. (2011). Managing chronic pain in a young adolescent girl with ehlers-danlos syndrome. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 19(5), 259-270. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Scher, S., Williams, L. (2011). Patterns of Emotional-Cognitive Functioning in Pediatric Conversion Patients: Implications for the Conceptualization of Conversion Disorders. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73(9), 775-788. [More Information]
  • Scher, S., Kozlowska, K. (2011). The Clinician's Voice and the Limits of Bioethics. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 32(1), 15-32. [More Information]
  • Dale, R., Singh, H., Troedson, C., Pillai, S., Gaikiwari, S., Kozlowska, K. (2010). A prospective study of acute movement disorders in children. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, (10.1111/j.1469-8749.2009.03598.x), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Crittenden, P., Kozlowska, K., Landini, A. (2010). Assessing attachment in school-age children. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 15(2), 185-208. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2010). Family-of-Origin Issues and the Generation of Childhood Illness. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 31(1), 73-91.
  • Kozlowska, K., Williams, L. (2010). Self-Protective Organization in Children with Conversion Symptoms: A Cross-Sectional Study Looking at Psychological and Biological Correlates. Mind and Brain, the Journal of Psychiatry, 1(2), 43-57.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2010). The Bowl of Terror: A Case Study of an Adolescent Perpetrator of Sexual Abuse. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 31(1), 43-59.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2009). Attachment Relationships Shape Pain-Signaling Behavior. The Journal of Pain, 10(10), 1020-8. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Williams, L. (2009). Self-protective organization in children with conversion and somatoform disorders. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 67(3), 223-233. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Rose, D., Khan, R., Kram, S., Lane, L., Collins, J. (2008). A conceptual model and practice framework for managing chronic pain in children and adolescents. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 16(2), 136-150. [More Information]
  • Crittenden, P., Claussen, A., Kozlowska, K. (2007). Choosing a valid assessment of attachment for clinical use: a comparative study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28(2), 78-87.
  • Kozlowska, K., Nunn, K., Rose, D., Morris, A., Ouvrier, R., Varghese, J. (2007). Conversion disorder in Australian pediatric practice. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(1), 68-75. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2007). Intergenerational processes, attachment and unexplained medical symptoms. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28(2), 88-89.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2007). The developmental origins of conversion disorders. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 12(4), 487-510. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Foley, S. (2006). Attachment and Risk of Future Harm: A case of non-accidental brain injury. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 27, 75-82.
  • Kozlowska, K., Foley, S., Crittenden, P. (2006). Factitious illness by proxy: Understanding underlying psychological processes and motivations. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 27, 92-104.
  • Fitzgerald, D., Kozlowska, K. (2006). Habit cough: assessment and management. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(1), 21-25. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Rose, D. (2005). Conversion disorder in Australian children: Epidemiology, diagnosis and management. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39, A133-A133.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2005). Healing the disembodied mind: contemporary models of conversion disorder. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 13(1), 1-13. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Kozlowska, K., McLean, L. (2006). Attachment based psychotherapy: A workshop for psychotherapists, child and family psychiatrists, and clinicians working with abuse and trauma. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 40th Congress: Psychiatry in a Changing World, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
  • Kozlowska, K., McLean, L. (2005). Towards a simpler model of psychodynamic assessment and formulation using ABCD - Psychotherapy (attachment based collaborative diagnosis-psychotherapy). The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 40th Congress: Psychiatry in a Changing World, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.

2014

  • Kozlowska, K. (2014). Abnormal illness behaviours: a developmental perspective. The Lancet, 383(9926), 1368-1369. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Durheim, E. (2014). Bullying in children and adolescents: A modifiable risk factor for mental illness. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(3), 288-289. [More Information]

2013

  • Kozlowska, K., English, M., Savage, B. (2013). Connecting body and mind: The first interview with somatising patients and their families. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 18(2), 224-245. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). First commentary. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 34(3), 253-254. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). Functional somatic symptoms in childhood and adolescence. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 26(5), 485-492. [More Information]
  • Chudleigh, C., Kozlowska, K., Kothur, K., Davies, F., Baxter, H., Landini, A., Hazell, P., Baslet, G. (2013). Managing Non-epileptic Seizures and Psychogenic Dystonia in an Adolescent Girl with Preterm Brain Injury. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 21(3), 163-174. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., English, M., Savage, B., Chudleigh, C., Davies, F., Paull, M., Elliot, A., Jenkins, A. (2013). Multimodal Rehabilitation: A Mind-Body Family-Based Intervention for Children and Adolescents Impaired by Medically Unexplained Symptoms. Part 2: Case Studies and Outcomes. American Journal of Family Therapy, 41(3), 212-231.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). Non-transient childhood conversion disorder is uncommon in the UK and Ireland, but use of services is high. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 16(4), 103-103. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Brown, K., Palmer, D., Williams, L. (2013). Specific biases for identifying facial expression of emotion in children and adolescents with conversion disorders. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(3), 272-280. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2013). Stress, Distress, and Bodytalk: Co-constructing Formulations with Patients Who Present with Somatic Symptoms. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 21(6), 314-333. [More Information]

2012

  • Landini, A., Kozlowska, K., Davies, F., Chudleigh, C. (2012). Adoleszenz und das TAAI. In Martin Stokowy, Nicola Sahhar (Eds.), Bindung und Gefahr: Das Dynamische Reifungsmodell der Bindung und Anpassung, (pp. 113-140). Gieben: Psychosozial-Verlag.
  • Kozlowska, K., Savage, B., Foley, S. (2012). Fabricated Illness: Working within the Family System to Find a Pathway to Health. Family Process, 51(4), 570-587. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., English, M., Savage, B., Chudleigh, C. (2012). Multimodal Rehabilitation: A Mind-Body, Family-Based Intervention for Children and Adolescents Impaired by Medically Unexplained Symptoms. Part 1: The Program. American Journal of Family Therapy, 40(5), 399-419. [More Information]
  • Scher, S., Kozlowska, K. (2012). Thinking, Doing, and the Ethics of Family Therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy, 40(2), 97-114. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2012). Ubergang in die Gesellschaft: Das Schulalter und das School Age Assessment of Attachment (SAA). In Martin Stokowy, Nicola Sahhar (Eds.), Bindung und Gefahr: Das Dynamische Reifungsmodell der Bindung und Anpassung, (pp. 87-112). Gieben: Psychosozial-Verlag.

2011

  • Kozlowska, K., Khan, R. (2011). A developmental, body-oriented intervention for children and adolescents with medically unexplained chronic pain. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 16(4), 575-598. [More Information]
  • Branson, J., Kozlowska, K., Kaczynski, K., Roesler, T. (2011). Managing chronic pain in a young adolescent girl with ehlers-danlos syndrome. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 19(5), 259-270. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Scher, S., Williams, L. (2011). Patterns of Emotional-Cognitive Functioning in Pediatric Conversion Patients: Implications for the Conceptualization of Conversion Disorders. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73(9), 775-788. [More Information]
  • Scher, S., Kozlowska, K. (2011). The Clinician's Voice and the Limits of Bioethics. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 32(1), 15-32. [More Information]

2010

  • Dale, R., Singh, H., Troedson, C., Pillai, S., Gaikiwari, S., Kozlowska, K. (2010). A prospective study of acute movement disorders in children. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, (10.1111/j.1469-8749.2009.03598.x), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Crittenden, P., Kozlowska, K., Landini, A. (2010). Assessing attachment in school-age children. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 15(2), 185-208. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2010). Family-of-Origin Issues and the Generation of Childhood Illness. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 31(1), 73-91.
  • Kozlowska, K., Williams, L. (2010). Self-Protective Organization in Children with Conversion Symptoms: A Cross-Sectional Study Looking at Psychological and Biological Correlates. Mind and Brain, the Journal of Psychiatry, 1(2), 43-57.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2010). The Bowl of Terror: A Case Study of an Adolescent Perpetrator of Sexual Abuse. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 31(1), 43-59.

2009

  • Kozlowska, K. (2009). Attachment Relationships Shape Pain-Signaling Behavior. The Journal of Pain, 10(10), 1020-8. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., Williams, L. (2009). Self-protective organization in children with conversion and somatoform disorders. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 67(3), 223-233. [More Information]

2008

  • Kozlowska, K., Rose, D., Khan, R., Kram, S., Lane, L., Collins, J. (2008). A conceptual model and practice framework for managing chronic pain in children and adolescents. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 16(2), 136-150. [More Information]

2007

  • Crittenden, P., Claussen, A., Kozlowska, K. (2007). Choosing a valid assessment of attachment for clinical use: a comparative study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28(2), 78-87.
  • Kozlowska, K., Nunn, K., Rose, D., Morris, A., Ouvrier, R., Varghese, J. (2007). Conversion disorder in Australian pediatric practice. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(1), 68-75. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K. (2007). Intergenerational processes, attachment and unexplained medical symptoms. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28(2), 88-89.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2007). The developmental origins of conversion disorders. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 12(4), 487-510. [More Information]

2006

  • Kozlowska, K., Foley, S. (2006). Attachment and Risk of Future Harm: A case of non-accidental brain injury. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 27, 75-82.
  • Kozlowska, K., McLean, L. (2006). Attachment based psychotherapy: A workshop for psychotherapists, child and family psychiatrists, and clinicians working with abuse and trauma. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 40th Congress: Psychiatry in a Changing World, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
  • Kozlowska, K., Foley, S., Crittenden, P. (2006). Factitious illness by proxy: Understanding underlying psychological processes and motivations. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 27, 92-104.
  • Fitzgerald, D., Kozlowska, K. (2006). Habit cough: assessment and management. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(1), 21-25. [More Information]

2005

  • Kozlowska, K., Rose, D. (2005). Conversion disorder in Australian children: Epidemiology, diagnosis and management. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39, A133-A133.
  • Kozlowska, K. (2005). Healing the disembodied mind: contemporary models of conversion disorder. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 13(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Kozlowska, K., McLean, L. (2005). Towards a simpler model of psychodynamic assessment and formulation using ABCD - Psychotherapy (attachment based collaborative diagnosis-psychotherapy). The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 40th Congress: Psychiatry in a Changing World, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.

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