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Researcher: Shakespeare-Finch, JE (Dr Jane Shakespeare-Finch)

Fields of Research

Health psychology
Personality and individual differences
Social psychology
Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Health counselling
Industrial and employee relations

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Employment patterns and change
Men's health
Mental health
Law enforcement
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Occupational health
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

A mixed-method analysis of post-trauma outcomes: Trauma severity and social support from a psychoanalytic perspective; Canadian Journal of Counselling
A multi-method evaluation of an emergency service employee assistance program; Employee Assistance Quarterly
Identifying and Managing Traumatic Risk Factors Emanating from the Family-Work Interface; Managing Traumatic Stress Risk: A Proactive Approach
The prevalence of posttraumatic growth in emergency ambulance personnel; Traumatology
Trauma, coping and family functioning in emergency service workers; Work and Stress

Research Publications

A grounded theory approach to understanding cultural differences in posttraumatic growth; Journal of Loss and Trauma
A mixed-method analysis of post-trauma outcomes: Trauma severity and social support from a psychoanalytic perspective; Canadian Journal of Counselling
A multi-method evaluation of an emergency service employee assistance program; Employee Assistance Quarterly
A Psychosocial Investigation of Cancer Type as a Differentiator of Postraumatic Growth; The Pscyhobiology of Trauma and Resilience Across the Lifespan
A trait approach to posttrauma vulnerability and growth; Promoting capabilities to manage posttraumatic stress: Perspectives on resilience
Aussies not as emotionally stable as we think: study
Aussies not as emotionally stable as we think: study
Aussies not as emotionally stable as we think: study
Aussies not as emotionally stable as we think: study
Aussies' emotional stability 'a myth'
Barriers to employment: Personality and cognitive predictors of employment status; Australian Journal of Career Development
Characterising the Resilient Officer: Individual Attributes at Point of Entry; Traumatology
Counting the cost: Psychological distress in career and auxiliary firefighters; Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies
Emergency services workers
How Trauma type and Rumination Influence Posttraumatic Growth
Identifying and Managing Traumatic Risk Factors Emanating from the Family-Work Interface; Managing Traumatic Stress Risk: A Proactive Approach
Individual differences in vulnerability to posttrauma deprivation; Who Gets PTSD? Issues of Posttraumatic Stress Vulnerability
Investigating work-family policy aims and employee experiences; Employee Relations
Multidimensional nature of posttraumatic growth in an Australian population; Journal of Traumatic Stress
National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures; Science
Personality profiles of cultures: Aggregate personality traits; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Personality, coping and posttraumatic growth in emergency ambulance personnel; Traumatology
Questions of stereotypes
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Stereotypes that we hold about our national character are not consistent with personality profiles of people we know
Survey shows national stereotypes lack substance
The prevalence of posttraumatic growth in emergency ambulance personnel; Traumatology
The Relationships between coping processes and dimensions of Posttraumatic Growth; Linking Research Knowledge with Policy and Practice
Trauma, coping and family functioning in emergency service workers; Work and Stress
Traumatic Stress Management: Risk, Resilience and Vulnerability; National Emergency Response
Universal features of personality traits from the observer's perspective: Data from 50 cultures; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
What I think Matters: How ruminations inform post-diagnosis perceptions of growth and distress in cancer survivors; Australasian Society of Traumatic STress STudies Annual Conference

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

A Longitudinal Examination of Attention, Working Memory and Executive Function Deficits in Subtypes of Mild Cognitive Impairment
Adjusting to Life "On the Beat"- A Longitudinal Examination of Adaptation to the Police Profession
Dreams and Well-Being
Emotional Disclosure Through Writing and Drawing- A Controlled Trial on Emotion Regulation, Coping, and Subjective Well-being Outcomes
For Poorer- How Men Experience, Understand and Respond to Problematic Aspects of a Partner's Gambling
Posttraumatic Growth in Cancer Survivors- A Psychosocial Investigation of Adaption
Risk and Protective Factors for Psychopathology in Adolescence
The Influence of Distal and Proximate Culture on the Experience of Life Crises- Australian and African Perspectives
Where to From Here? A Longitudinal Study of Processes and Outcomes, Following Trauma.