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Researcher: Scott, JL (Professor Jenn Scott)

Fields of Research

Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Respiratory Diseases
Aged Health Care
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Mental Health
Health Counselling
Organisational Behaviour
Health and Community Services
Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Public Health and Health Services
Health Promotion
Clinical Sciences
Forensic Psychology
Epidemiology
Aged Care Nursing
Nephrology and Urology
Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Organisation and Management Theory
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Computer-Human Interaction
Mental Health Nursing
Social and Community Psychology
Communications Technologies
Cognitive Science
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Endocrinology
Medical and Health Sciences
Preventive Medicine
Family Care
Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medicine and Treatments

Research Objectives

Cancer and Related Disorders
Behaviour and Health
Nervous System and Disorders
Carer Health
Men's Health
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health and Support Services
Mental Health
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Nursing
Health Related to Ageing
Health Education and Promotion
Mental Health Services
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Occupational Health
Palliative Care
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Women's Health
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Rural Health
Urogenital System and Disorders
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Work and Institutional Development
Disability and Functional Capacity
Employment Patterns and Change
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Carers Development and Welfare
Education and Training
Application Tools and System Utilities
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Diabetes
Health
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Ageing and Older People

Career Best Publications

A couple-based intervention for female breast cancer; Psycho-Oncology
A Review of Couple-Based Interventions for Enhancing Women's Sexual Adjustment and Body Image After Cancer; The Cancer Journal
Helping Couples Cope with Women's Cancers: An Evidence-Based Approach for Practitioners; Springer
United we stand? The effects of a couple-coping intervention on adjustment to early stage breast or gynaecological cancer; Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Research Publications

'It was all intertwined': Illness representations and self-management in patients with cancer and anxiety/depression; Psychology & Health
A couple-based intervention for female breast cancer; Psycho-Oncology
A Measure of Occupational Communion to Inform the Design and Evaluation of Dementia Care Workforce Development Interventions; 2015 IPA International Congress Berlin
A new Brief measure of self and partner-related body image concerns in women with cancer: development, validation and clinical utilities; COSA ASM 2005
A qualitative study of professional and client perspectives on information flows and decision aid use; BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
A Review of Couple-Based Interventions for Enhancing Women's Sexual Adjustment and Body Image After Cancer; The Cancer Journal
Advancing conceptualization and measurement of Psychological Capital as a collective construct; Human Relations
Affrontare il tumore femminile Linee guida per le coppie e i professionisti della salute; Franco Angeli
Alignment between informal carers and formal dementia care workers: Perspectives on community service delivery; Alzheimer's Australia 15th National Conference - The Tiles of Life
An interpretative phenomenological investigation of adjustment and posttramatic growth after a diagnosis of haematological malignancy; 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
An investigation of everyday encounters with anti-smoking warnings; SRNT's 20th Annual Meeting
Are multimedia cognitive behavioural interventions feasible for dementia carers?: results from a pilot evaluation of the carer's care program; 30th International Congress of Psychology
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
Building capacity and resilience in the dementia care workforce: a systematic review of interventions targeting worker and organizational outcomes; International Psychogeriatrics
Building on the positives: a psychometric review and critical analysis of the construct of Psychological Capital; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
Business in Mind: Resource Kit and DVD [60 minute]; Epix Productions
CanCOPE 'Step by Step': The effectiveness of a couple-based intervention program for women diagnosed with breast or gynecological cancer; Verhaltenstherapie
CanCOPE for men with prostate cancer and their partners; Epix Electronic Pictures
CanCOPE: Coping with cancer one step at a time; Epix Electronic Pictures
Carers' Care: A resource for carers of people with dementia [DVD - 90 minutes]; Epix Productions and UniPrint
Caring for the carer: a systematic review of pure technology-based cognitive behavioral therapy (TB-CBT) interventions for dementia carers; Aging and Mental Health
Co-production for sustainability: Seeking the perspectives of informal dementia carers on capacity building for community services; Journal of Community Psychology
Community-based dementia carers want future workforce and organisational changes; Australian Association of Gerontology. Grey Expectations, Ageing in the 21st Century
Coping Processes and Dimensions of Posttraumatic Growth; The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies
Couple-Based Interventions for Breast Cancer-Findings from Three Continents; 35th Congress of The European Association for Behavioural and Cgnitive Therapies
Couple-Based Interventions for Breat Cancers: Finding from Three Continents; Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT)
Decision aids for respite service choices by carers of people with dementia: development and pilot RCT; BMC Medical Information and Decision Making
Defining manhood: Investigating male self-image
Depression in working adults: comparing the costs and health outcomes of working when ill; PLoS One
Does sharing a burden help? An examination of couples' observed communication about cancer diagnosis; Joint Conference of the Australian Psychological Society and the New Zealand Psychological Society
Effects of telephone health mentoring in community-recruited chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on self-management capacity, quality of life and psychological morbidity: A randomised controlled trial; BMJ Open
Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Evaluating patient education materials about radiation therapy; Patient Education and Counseling
Exploratory Factor Analysis of Hartmann's Scale for Central Imagery and Its Relationship to Dreamer Emotion; Dreaming
Facilitating dementia service decision making in order to decrease carer unmet need; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Factors associated with a high rate of misclassification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care; General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Factors associated with misdiagnosis of COPD in primary care; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Factors associated with presenteeism among employed Australian adults reporting lifetime major depression with 12-month symptoms ; Journal of Affective Disorders
Free living physical activity in community-based patients with moderate or severe COPD assessed by accelerometer
From the therapy room to the real world: Preliminary results from a pilot RCT of a self-help coping program (ProCOPE) for men with early stage prostate cancer, and their loved ones; The 4th Australian Health & Medical Research Congress
Grief associated with the death of a pet
Helping couples cope with cancer:A multi-focal clinical intervention; Close relationships and community psychology: An international perspective
Helping Couples Cope with Women's Cancers; Pedio Publications
Helping Couples Cope with Women's Cancers: An Evidence-Based Approach for Practitioners; Springer
Helping people cope with advanced prostate cancer: Identifying and meeting their coping needs; 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
How can we disseminate psycho-oncology interventions to oncology and community settings? Results from a trialof a self-directed coping training program for women with cancer and their closest support persons; 38th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Illness representations, coping, and illness outcomes in people with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Psycho-Oncology
Illness representations, coping, and illness outcomes in people with cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis; 29th Conference of the EHPS: Principles of Behaviour Change in Health and Illness
Individual and dyadic predictors of body image in women with breast cancer; Psycho-Oncology: Journal of The Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer
Leisure time activities and mental health in informal dementia caregivers; Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being
Maximizing the positives: An investigation of psychological capital in relation to the satisfaction and wellbeing of SME owner-managers; Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
Men's health issues
No man is an island in new study
Partnering Healthy@Work: an Australian university-government partnership facilitating policy-relevant research; Health Promotion International
Patient anxiety and depression moderate the effects of increased self-management knowledge on physical activity: a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial on health-mentoring in COPD; COPD
Patients misclassified with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have signifcant morbidity; 2010 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Perspectives of the community-based dementia care workforce: 'occupational communion' a key finding from the Work 4 Dementia Project; International Psychogeriatrics
Pilot evaluation of the Carers' CARE program for carers of people with dementia; 43rd Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference
Posttraumatic growth after cancer: the importance of health-related benefits and newfound compassion for others; Supportive Care in Cancer
Profiles of dyadic adjustment for advanced prostate cancer to inform couple-based intervention; Psychology and Health
Promoting mental health in small-medium enterprises: An evaluation of the 'Business in Mind' program; BMC Public Health
Promuovere il Coping Nei Confronti Del Cancro: Un approccio centrato sulla coppia; Psico-Oncologia: Una Prospettiva Relazionale
Providing decision support to carers; Ninth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Psychological distress and related work attendance among small-to-medium enterprise owner/managers: literature review and research agenda; International Journal of Mental Health Promotion
Psychological distress, related work attendance, and productivity loss in small-to-medium enterprise owner/managers; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Psychosocial factors in adults with chronic kidney disease: characteristics of pilot participants in the Tasmanian Chronic Kidney Disease study; BMCNephrology
Psychosocial factors in chronic kidney disease: 2 year follow-up of pilot participants; ANZSN 50th Annual Scientific Meeting
Psychosocial interventions with couples affected by cancer; Handbook of Oncology Social Work: Psychosocial Care for People with Cancer
Qualitatively comparing the support needs of people with cancer based on their history of anxiety/ depression; Oncology and Therapy
Re-thinking psychological services in residential aged care settings; The 49th Australian Association of Gerontology's National Conference: Re-imagining our future: Capitalising on the ageing dividend
Reasons for Engagement: SME owner-manager motivations for engaging in a workplace mental health and wellbeing intervention; 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
Recruitment and retention challenges of a mental health promotion intervention targeting small and medium enterprises; Derailed Organizational Stress and Wellbeing Interventions: Confessions of failure and solutions for success
Results from a randomised trial of CanCOPE-Two: effects on psychological sexual and quality of life outcomes; XXXIII Annual Congress of the EABCT
Self-affirmation, intentions and alcohol consumption in students: a randomized exploratory trial; Alcohol and Alcoholism
Sharing the Burden
Sharing the Burden
Stress and coping of Australian community-based aged and dementia care employees; 4th International Wellbeing at Work Conference
Tasmanian blokes to be researched
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Inspirations, collaborations, solutions
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; Primary Health Care Research Conference
The Queensland Cancer Fund Griffith University Cancer Support Centre: Disseminating evidence based education and support to cancer sufferers and their families; Psycho-oncology
Towards a Stepped Care Approach for the Delivery of Couple Based Coping and Support Training Programs to Enhance Adjustment to Major Health Problems; Close Relationships and Health: Developing an Interactive Approach to
Treatment needs of female perpetrators of Domestic Violence: What do we know?; 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016
United we stand: Interventions to promote dyadic adjustment to cancer; XXXIII Annual Congress of the EABCT
United we stand? The effects of a couple-coping intervention on adjustment to early stage breast or gynaecological cancer; Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
We are not all coping: a cross-sectional investigation of resilience in the dementia care workforce; Health Expectations
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Research Projects

A comprehensive self-management programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the community; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Carers CARE (Mobile App) to assist dementia carers coping resilience; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Determining the Best Ways to Provide Psychological Support to Tasmanian Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and Their Loved One: What Works and for Whom?; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Determining the Best Ways to Provide Psychological Support to Tasmanian Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and Their Loved One: What Works and for Whom?; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Enhancing Psychology Placements in Aged Care Project; Faculty of Health UTAS (FHUTAS)
Phase 1 (2009-2012) & Phase 2 (2013-2015) - Development and evaluation of an innovative self help coping program for dementia care givers (CarersCARE); Department of Health & Human Services - Home and Community Care (DHHS (HACC))
Promoting Employee Mental Health through the Development of Managers' Psychological Capital: A Controlled Field Experiment; Australian Research Council (ARC)
TIME Scholarship - Kate Elliot; Victoria and Tasmania Dementia Training Study Centres (VTDTSC)
The ageing workforce and organisational health
A couples approach to enhance breast cancer survivorship
A Randomised Control Trial of a self-directed psycho-educational program on psychological adjustment in women with breast and gynaecological cancers
Development and evaluation of a coping and support intervention for men with prostate cancer and the people close to them
Immune function and health behaviours associated with a coping intervention (CanCOPE) for women with cancer and their closest support persons
International Conference attendance

Research Candidate Supervision

Capacity Building and Resilience for the Community-Based Dementia Care Workforce
Depression-related Presenteeism- Identifying the Correlates, Estimating the Consequences, and Valuing Associated Lost Productive Time
Dreams and their Central Imagery- A Factor Analysis of the CI Construct and how this Relates to Emotion and Trauma
Evaluating the Construct Validity of Implicit Association Tests Using Confirmatory Factor Analysis Models
Illness Perceptions in Older Adults with Multimorbidity
New Directions in Psychological Capital Research- A Critical Analysis and Theoretical and Empirical Extensions to Individual and Team Level Measurement.
Posttraumatic Growth in Cancer Survivors- A Psychosocial Investigation of Adaption
Provided Notes as an Alternative to Juror Notetaking- The Effects of Deliberation and Trial Complexity
The Role of the Two-factor Model of Impulsivity, Conscientiousness in Risk-taking and Harm Reduction Behaviour among Regular Ecstasy Users
Through the Rainbow Looking Glass- Exploration of the Impact of Gay Community and Media Exposure on Body Image, Depression and Controlling Physical Appearance in Gay Men
Understanding Men's Coping and Support Needs and Preferences and their Implications for Health Related Intervention and Service Delivery
Wellbeing Processes in Communities and Organizations- What Works?
Workplace Mental Health Promotion