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Researcher: Matthewson, ML (Dr Mandy Matthewson)

Fields of Research

Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Gender Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Social Policy
Educational Psychology
Psychology
Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Computer-Human Interaction
Social and Community Psychology
Mental Health
Family Care
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Mental Health
Mental Health Services
Families and Family Services
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Health and Support Services
Employment Patterns and Change
Rural Health
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Child Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Best practice methods in the treatment of female perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Treatment Provider Perspectives; 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016
Dad's on the Air interview - Parental Alienation
Do Mothers and Fathers Differentially Contribute to Sons' and Daughters' Anxiety?
Does the Parent-Child Relationship Contribute to Children's and Parents' Anxiety?; Journal of Relationships Research
Don't Forget Father?; 27th In ternational Congress of Applied Psychology
Evaluating intervention outcomes for children who have been abused or neglected; 49th APS Annual Conference: Psychology meeting society's challenges
Gender Differences in Children's and Parents' Social Support Perceptions; Journal of Relationships Research
Guidelines for best evidence based practice responses for parental alienation: a psychological and legal perspective; 49th APS Annual Conference: Psychology meeting society's challenges
Helping anxious children
How Does the Parent-Child Relationship Account for Gender Differences in Children's Anxiety?; APS: Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
How Does the Parent-Child Relationship Contrib ute to Children's and Parents' Anxiety; The 10th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Scociety
Hypnosis for Pain in Childbirth: A Cochrane Systematic Review; Australian Society of Aneasthetists 71st National Scientific Congress
Hypnosis for pain management during labour and childbirth; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Hypnosis for pain management during labour and childbirth (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Identifying parental alienation; 2016 APS Congress
Parental alienation: Targeted parent perspective; Australian Journal of Psychology
Persistent pain and opioid dependence. The evidence for psychological treatment approaches; 49th APS Annual Conference: Psychology meeting society's challenges
Predictors of Father Involvement: Testing the Lamb-Pleck Model; 49th APS Annual Conference: Psychology meeting society's challenges
Psychological predictors of vocational success for people with psychotic illness; Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling
Recommendations for best practice in response to parental alienation; 2016 APS Congress
Recommendations for best practice in response to parental alienation: findings from a systematic review; Journal of Family Therapy
Short and Long-Term Learning Outcomes Associated with Viva Voce Assessment in Postgraduate Psychology Units; 2016 APS CONGRESS
Study sheds light on childhood anxiety
The forgotten parent: The alienated parent perspective; 2016 APS Congress
The mediating effects of childhood anxiety; Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Annual Conference
The mediating effects of parents and peers on the prediction of children's anxiety; 5th Annual Conference of the APS on the Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
The reunification experience: How can this inform practice?; 2016 APS Congress
Treatment needs of female perpetrators of Domestic Violence: What do we know?; 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016
When is shared care indicated and contraindicated following separation?; 49th APS Annual Conference: Psychology meeting society's challenges
Working therapeutically with parents after the diagnosis of a child's cerebral palsy: issues and practice guidelines; The Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling

Research Projects

How do Mothers and Fathers Differentially Contribute to Sons' and Daughters' Anxiety?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Occupational Rehabilitation Providers: The Professional Landscape; WorkCover Tasmania (WCT)
Determining the experiences of individuals within the Tasmanian Workers Compensation System Determining the experiences of individuals within the Tasmanian Workers Compensation System: A Quantitative

Research Candidate Supervision

Exploring Parental Influences on Childhood Anxiety and Self-Efficacy
Fly-in Fly-out Fathers' Psychological Well Being and Perception of their Parenting Engagement and Relationship with their Children