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Researcher: Clifford, CA (Dr Christine Clifford)

Fields of Research

Health services and systems
Psychology of ageing
Mental health services
Curriculum and pedagogy
Personality and individual differences
Health and community services
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health informatics and information systems

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Other health
Mental health
Carers' support
Palliative care
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Behaviour and health
Health education and promotion
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Preventive medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Caregivers of Family Members with Dementia and Disability: A Comparative Study of Wellbeing; Journal of Family Studies
Minimal effects of reduced teaching hours on undergraduate medical student learning outcomes and course evaluations; Medical Teacher
Sexual health literacy of the student population of the University of Tasmania: results of the RUSSL Study; Sexual Health (Print): an interdisciplinary journal of sexual health including HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections
Sexuality-related attitudes significantly modulate demographic variation in sexual health literacy in Tasmanian university students; Sexual Health
Temporal stability of the WAIS-R and WMS-R in a heterogeneous sample of alcohol dependent clients; The Clinical Neuropsychologist
The assessment and management of patients presenting with a mental health crisis in the emergency setting: A literature review; 14th International Mental Health Conference
Through the Dąbrowski Lens: Empathy and the Syntonic Continuum; Roeper Review
Through the Dąbrowski lens: Philosophy, faith, and the personality ideal; Roeper Review

Research Projects

Early identification of Alzheimer's disease: the development of cognitive assessment instruments for dementia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Early identification of Alzheimer's disease: the development of cognitive assessment instruments for dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Regional Bereavement Care Networks and Initiatives

Research Candidate Supervision

A Qualitative and Quantative Approach to Trialling Three Observational Pain Assessment Tools for Use with Adults with Advanced Dementia who are Unable to Express their Needs in
Improving Attitudes Towards Help Seeking Behaviour For Depression in Both Medical Professionals and Medical Students- A Longitudinal Study
Paramedic Assessment and Management of Patients Presenting with Mental Health Problems in the Out of Hospital Setting
Paving the PRactical Pathway- The Place of Gifted Education Pedagogy in Undergraduate Clinical Skills Aquisition
Performance effects and psychosocial processes in Infectious Mononucleosis