Research Students - Graduated


Our graduates who have completed their PhD with the Discipline of Psychiatry are listed below. These include all those who completed in 2001 up until the present day.

Awarded

Graduate

Primary Supervisor

Thesis Title

Abstract

2013 Harry Lai Raj Sitharthan Study comorbidity of mental health disorders and drug and alcohol disorders in NSW  
2013 Sau Fong Leung Janice Russell Healthy eating  
2013 Candice Renee Quinn Andrew Kemp The heterogeneity of depression:  insights from genetics, psychophysiology and behaviour  
2012 Kasia Kozwolski Lea Williams Emotion processing in children with conversion disorders:  A developmental and relational perspective  
2012 Vlasios (Bill) Brakoulias Vladin Starcevic Symptom-based subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder  
2012 Janine Stevenson Phil Boyce Personality disorders, mental disorders and age:  A 12 month follow-up study of three age groups of psychiatric inpatients  

2012

Jacki Winship

Gillian Straker-Bryce

Cursed:  Constructing the experience of the catholic clergy child molester

 

2011

Louise Nash

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

Impact of medicolegal matters on the doctor

 

2011

Olav Nielsson

Prof Gin Malhi

Violence in first episode psychosis (via publications)

 

2011

Gordana Culjak

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

CyberPsychiatry: Internet self-help websites for depression and related problems

Available

2010

Concetta Tarantello

A/Prof Glenn Hunt

The role of subjective memory complaints in predicting cognitive impairment associated with future Alzheimer's disease: a community based study

Available

2010

Kathryn Lewis

Prof Philip Boyce

Postnatal depression in a rural area of Australia: prevalence and associated variables

Available

2010

Joanne Shaw

Prof Stewart Dunn

Psychological and physiological stress in doctors breaking bad news (BBN)

Available

2009

Michael Robertson

Prof Garry Walter

Traumatic stress, values and Australian Psychiatry

Available

2009

Najib Mohamad Alwi

Prof Philip Boyce

Effectiveness of computerised cognitive remediation therapy for schizophrenia in Malaysia

Available

2008

Loyola McLean

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

Depression and cardiovascular disease: mediating haemostatic risk factors

Available

2008

Heather Shepherd

Prof Phyllis Butow

Involving patients in treatment decision-making: the views and attitudes of Australian cancer doctors to shared decision-making

Available

2007

Louise Newman

Prof Philip Boyce

Trauma in infancy: early disturbances of emotional interaction and attachment in infants of mothers with borderline personality disorder

Available

2007

Katharine Hodgkinson

Prof Phyllis Butow

Psychological outcomes and supportive care needs of cancer survivors and their partners

Available

2007

Andy Cornes

Hon. Prof Joseph Rey

Development of computer-administered sign language (Auslan) versions of commonly used child mental health instruments and examination of their reliability, validity and acceptability by Australian deaf adolescents

Available

2006

Nerissa Soh

Hon. Prof Stephen Touyz

Eating disorders, body image dissatisfaction, psychological control and body composition in Australian and Singaporean women

Available

2006

Carissa Coulston

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

The neuropsychology of cannabis use in schizophrenia

Available

2006

Simon Willcock

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

Stress, performance and personal psychosocial outcomes in new medical graduates

Available

2006

Bilyana Brdaroska

Em. Prof Gordon Johnson

The hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in male psychiatric inpatients

Available

2006

Belinda Pratt

Clin. A/Prof David Dossitor,
Dr Ken Nunn

Emotional intelligence and the emotional brain: a battery of tests of ability applied with high school students and adolescents with high-functioning autistic spectrum disorders

Available

2005

Ruth Urwin

Dr Ken Nunn

Anorexia nervosa (restrictive subtype) is associated with polymorphisms in genes encoding the norepinephrine transporter, the serotonin transporter, and monoamine oxidase A

Available

2005

Lucy Cutler

Dr Ken Nunn

Quality of life and hope for the future in young adults with type 1 diabetes

Available

2005

Vlatka Duric

Prof Phyllis Butow

Patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer: what makes it worthwhile, who decides and why?

Available

2004

Natasha Koloski

Prof Philip Boyce

The role of psychosocial factors in irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia and health care seeking for these disorders

Available

2004

Ilario Lazzaro

A/Prof Evian Gordon

The association between EEG theta activity and event-related potentials in adolescent ADHD

Available

2004

Robert Llewellyn-Jones

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

Multifaceted shared care intervention for late life depression in residential care : randomised controlled trial

Available

2004

Donald Rowe

A/Prof Evian Gordon

Neurophysiological modelling and analysis of psychopathology

Available

2003

Richard F. Brown

Prof Phyllis Butow

Presenting clinical trial information: the impact of training in ethical communication

 

2003

Anthony Harris

Prof Philip Boyce

Psychopathology in schizophrenia: An integrated qEEG-EDA study

Available

2003

Barry Manor

A/Prof Evian Gordon

Eye movements and facial affect processing in schizophrenia

Available

2003

Margaret Harper

Em. Prof Gordon Johnson

The dexamethasone suppression test, dysfunctional attitudes, life events and chronic difficulties and clinical outcome in depression

Available

2003

Melanie Price

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

Psychosocial variables in the development of breast cancer

Available

2003

Charletta Slewa-Younan

A/Prof Evian Gordon

Sex differences in brain function of patients with schizophrenia reflected in gamma 40 Hz activity

Available

2003

Michael Breakspear

A/Prof Evian Gordon

Nonlinear interdependence : a novel measure of brain dysfunction in schizophrenia

Available

2002

Homi Bahramali

A/Prof Evian Gordon

Dysfunctions in orienting in patients with schizophrenia as indexed by event-related brain potentials

Available

2002

Albert Haig

A/Prof Evian Gordon

Missing links: the role of phase synchronous gamma oscillations in normal cognition and their dysfunction in schizophrenia

Available

2002

Coletta Hobbs

Em. Prof Chris Tennant

Deinstitutionalisation for long-term mental illnes: a six-year clinical evaluation

Available

2002

Peter Krabman

Hon. Prof John Saunders

The structure and correlates of the alcohol dependence syndrome

Available

2002

Helen Scicluna

Prof Phyllis Butow

An analysis of the relationship between mood states, sense of self, flow and personal constructs in anorexia nervosa participants

Available

2002

Garry Walter

Hon. Prof Joseph Rey

The use of electroconvulsive therapy in young people

Available

2001

Sonia Wutzke

A/Prof Kate Conigrave

The long term effectiveness of brief interventions for hazardous alcohol use: a 10 year follow-up

Available

2001

Elizabeth Lobb

Prof Phyllis Butow

The process and content of genetic counselling in familial breast/ovarian cancer: a randomised trial of audiotape provision, and an assessment of the impact of process variables on women's understanding of risk, recall and satisfaction

Available