Publications list for Associate Professor Kim Foster

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2013

   
  • Usher, K., Park, T., Foster, K. The experience of weight gain as a result of taking second-generation antipsychotic medications: the mental health consumer perspective. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2013; 20:801-806. [Abstract]
  • Usher, K., Park, T., Foster, K., Buettner, P. A randomized controlled trial undertaken to test a nurse-led weight management and exercise intervention designed for people with serious mental illness who take second generation antipsychotics. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2013; 69:1539-1548. [Abstract]
  • West, R., Usher, K., Foster, K., Buettner, P., Stewart, L. Indigenous Australians' participation in pre-registration tertiary nursing courses: A mixed methods study. Contemporary Nurse. 2013; 46:123-134. [Abstract]
  • Foster, K., Lewis, M., Marshall, A., Lewis, P. Educating Australian registered nurses in comprehensive health assessment: a pilot study. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 2013; 44:155-162; quiz 163-4. [Abstract]
  • Wiseman, T., Foster, K., Curtis, K. Mental health following traumatic physical injury: An integrative literature review. Injury. 2013; 44:1383-1390. [Abstract]
  • West, C., Stewart, L., Foster, K., Usher, K. Accidental insider: Living the PhD study. Collegian. 2013; 20:61-65.

2012

   
  • West, R., Stewart, L., Foster, K., Usher, K. Through a critical lens: indigenist research and the dadirri method. Qualitative Health Research. 2012; 22:1582-1590. [Abstract]
  • West, C., Buettner, P., Stewart, L., Foster, K., Usher, K. Resilience in families with a member with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2012; 21:3532-3545. [Abstract]
  • Ogilvie, R., McCloughen, A., Curtis, K., Foster, K. The experience of surviving life-threatening injury: a qualitative synthesis. International Nursing Review. 2012; 59:312-320. [Abstract]
  • West, C., Usher, K., Foster, K., Stewart, L. Chronic pain and the family: the experience of the partners of people living with chronic pain. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2012; 21:3352-3360. [Abstract]
  • McCloughen, A., Foster, K., Huws-Thomas, M., Delgado, C. Physical health and wellbeing of emerging and young adults with mental illness: an integrative review of international literature. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2012; 21:274-288. [Abstract]
  • West, C., Stewart, L., Foster, K., Usher, K. The meaning of resilience to persons living with chronic pain: an interpretive qualitative inquiry. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2012; 21:1284-1292. [Abstract]
  • Brunero, S., Jeon, Y., Foster, K. Mental health education programmes for generalist health professionals: An integrative review. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2012; 21:428-444. [Abstract]
  • Foster, K., O'Brien, L., Korhonen, T. Developing resilient children and families when parents have mental illness: A family-focused approach. International journal of mental health nursing. 2012; 21:3-11. [Abstract]
  • Reupert, A., Cuff, R., Drost, L., Foster, K., van Doesum , K., van Santvoort, F. Intervention programs for children whose parents have a mental illness: a review. MJA Open. 2012; 1:18-22.
  • West, C., Buettner, P., Foster, K., Usher, K. Pyschometric testing of the Family Impact of Pain Scale using a sample of families in Australia. Nurse Researcher. 2012; 20:6-12. [Abstract]
  • Foster, K., McKenzie, H. Educational approaches and activities to enhance emotional intelligence. In: Emotional Intelligence in Health and Social Care. United Kingdom: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd 2012. p. 127-150.

2011

   
  • Park, T., Usher, K., Foster, K. Description of a healthy lifestyle intervention for people with serious mental illness taking second-generation antipsychotics. International journal of mental health nursing. 2011; 20:428-37. [Abstract]
  • Tollefson, J., Usher, K., Foster, K. Relationships in pain: The experience of relationships to people living with chronic pain in rural areas. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 2011; 17:478-485. [Abstract]
  • McCloughen, A., Foster, K. Weight gain associated with taking psychotropic medication: An integrative review. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2011; 20:202-222. [Abstract]
  • Foster, K. 'I wanted to learn how to heal my heart': Family carer experiences of receiving an emotional support service in the Well Ways programme. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2011; 20:56-62. [Abstract]
  • West, C., Usher, K., Foster, K. Family resilience: towards a new model of chronic pain management. Collegian. 2011; 18:3-10. [Abstract]
  • Reupert, A., Foster, K., Maybery, D., Eddy, K., Fudge, E. ‘Keeping families and children in mind’: an evaluation of a web-based workforce resource. Child & Family Social Work. 2011; 16:192–200.

2010

   
  • Foster, K. 'You'd think this roller coaster was never going to stop': experiences of adult children of parents with serious mental illness. Journal of clinical nursing. 2010; 19:3143-51. [Abstract]
  • West, R., Usher, K., Foster, K. Increased numbers of Australian Indigenous nurses would make a significant contribution to 'closing the gap' in Indigenous health: What is getting in the way?. Contemporary nurse. 2010; 36:121-30. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Nurjannah, I., FitzGerald, M., Foster, K. Patients' experiences of absconding from a psychiatric setting in Indonesia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2009; 18:326-335. [Abstract]
  • Foster, K., Usher, K., Gadai, S., Taukei, R. There is no health without mental health: implementing the first mental health nursing postgraduate program in Fiji. Contemporary Nurse. 2009; 32:179-186. [Abstract]

2008

   
  • Foster, K., Usher, K., Baker, J., Gadai, S., Ali, S. Mental health workers’ attitudes toward mental illness in Fiji. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2008; 25:3:72-79.
  • Foster, K., Usher, K., Luck, L., Harvey, N., Lindsay, D. Learning from experience: an evaluation of an external nursing course in regional Australia. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. 2008; 45:155-167.