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Researcher: Sanderson, Kristy (Associate Professor Kristy Sanderson)

Fields of Research

Mental Health
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Epidemiology
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Health Promotion
Health Economics
Public Health and Health Services
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Organisational Behaviour
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Primary Health Care
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Preventive Medicine
Nephrology and Urology
Health and Community Services
Organisation and Management Theory
Rheumatology and Arthritis
Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Human Resources Management
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Clinical Sciences
Health Care Administration
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)
Health Counselling
Veterinary Epidemiology
Aged Care Nursing
Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
Respiratory Diseases
Haematology
Nutrition and Dietetics
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Health Policy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
Communications Technologies
Cognitive Science
Foetal Development and Medicine
Gender Specific Studies
Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Endocrinology
Family Care
Computer-Human Interaction
Business and Management
Aged Health Care

Research Objectives

Mental Health
Occupational Health
Behaviour and Health
Nervous System and Disorders
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Health Policy Evaluation
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Mental Health Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Preventive Medicine
Carer Health
Urogenital System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Blood Disorders
Diabetes
Productivity (excl. Public Sector)
Child Health
Women's Health
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Health and Support Services
Employment Patterns and Change
Health Education and Promotion
Substance Abuse
Nutrition
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Health Related to Ageing
Disability and Functional Capacity
Work and Institutional Development
Management
Palliative Care
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health
Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Social Structure and Health
Fixed Line Telephone Networks and Services
Application Tools and System Utilities
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Rural Health
Health Inequalities
Public Sector Productivity
Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'It was all intertwined': Illness representations and self-management in patients with cancer and anxiety/depression; Psychology & Health
A comparison of the EQ-5D-3L and the AQOL-4D for assessing health-related quality of life in adults with chronic kidney disease; 54th ANZSN ASM 2018
A Measure of Occupational Communion to Inform the Design and Evaluation of Dementia Care Workforce Development Interventions; 2015 IPA International Congress – Berlin
A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
A randomised, feasibility trial of a tele-health intervention for Acute Coronary Syndrome patients with depression ('MoodCare'): Study protocol ; BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
A systematic review and narrative synthesis of health economic studies conducted for hereditary haemochromatosis; Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
A systematic review of cost-of-illness studies of multimorbidity; Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
Acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy of a workplace mindfulness program for public sector employees: a pilot randomized controlled trial with informant reports; Mindfulness
Advancing conceptualization and measurement of Psychological Capital as a collective construct; Human Relations
An eating pattern characterised by skipped or delayed breakfast is associated with mood disorders among an Australian adult cohort; Psychological Medicine
An integrated approach to workplace mental health
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
Assessing Cost-Effectiveness - Mental Health. Introduction to the study and methods; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Association between childhood health, socioeconomic and school-related factors and effort-reward imbalance at work: a 25-year follow-up study; Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Autonomous decision-making in adults with chronic kidney disease; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Barriers and facilitators to participation in workplace health promotion (WHP) activities: results from a cross-sectional survey of public-sector employees in Tasmania, Australia; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care: impact of different models of psychological service provision on patient outcomes; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Bi-directional associations between healthy lifestyles and mood disorders in young adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Psychological Medicine
Building on the positives: a psychometric review and critical analysis of the construct of Psychological Capital; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
Burden of disease; Medical Journal of Australia
Burden of disease: methods of calculating disability from mental disorder; British Journal of Psychiatry
Business in Mind: Resource Kit and DVD [60 minute]; Epix Productions
Caring for the carer: a systematic review of pure technology-based cognitive behavioral therapy (TB-CBT) interventions for dementia carers; Aging and Mental Health
Chronic pain, pain severity and analgesia use in Australian women of reproductive age; Women and Birth
Clinical improvement after treatment provided through the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care (BOiMHC) programme: Do some patients show greater improvement than others?; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Co-morbid cardiovascular disease and depression: sequence of disease onset is linked to mental but not physical self-rated health. Results from a cross-sectional, population-based study; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Co-morbid depression is associated with poor work outcomes in persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD): A large, nationally representative survey in the Australian population; BMC Public Health
Common mental disorders in the workforce: recent findings from descriptive and social epidemiology; Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
Construct validity of SF-6D health state utility values in an employed population; Quality of Life Research
Cost-effectiveness of current and optimal treatment for adult asthma; Internal Medicine Journal
Cost-effectiveness of different population screening strategies for hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia; Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
Costs associated with hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia: a cost-of-illness study; Australian Health Review
Cross-sectional associations between sitting at work and psychological distress: reducing sitting time may benefit mental health; Mental Health and Physical Activity
Depression as a predictor of work resumption following myocardial infarction (MI): a review of recent research evidence; Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Depression in working adults: comparing the costs and health outcomes of working when ill; PLoS One
Development of the Workplace Health Savings Calculator: a practical tool to measure economic impact from reduced absenteeism and staff turnover in workplace health promotion; BMC Research Notes
Disability measurement in the anxiety disorders: comparison in reducing the burden of depression; Journal of Anxiety Disorders
Does workplace health promotion contribute to job stress reduction? Three-year findings from Partnering Healthy@Work; BMC Public Health
Efficacy and Feasibility of a Tele-health Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients with Depression: Results of the 'MoodCare' Randomized Controlled Trial; Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia, by jurisdiction and by sex, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Estimating the economic benefits of eliminating job strain as a risk factor for depression; Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 68 (1)
Estimating the economic benefits of eliminating job strain as a risk factor for depression
Estimating the economic benefits of eliminating job strain as a risk factor for depression; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Evaluating the impact of depression, anxiety & autonomic function on health related quality of life, vocational functioning and health care utilisation in acute coronary syndrome patients: the ADVENT study protocol; BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
Evidence-based care for alcohol use disorders is affordable; Journal of Studies on Alcohol
Evidence-Based Medicine Is Affordable: The Cost-Effectiveness of Current Compared with Optimal Treatment in Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis; Journal of Rheumatology
Factors associated with availability of, and employee participation in, comprehensive workplace health promotion in a large and diverse Australian public sector setting: a cross-sectional survey; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Factors associated with presenteeism among employed Australian adults reporting lifetime major depression with 12-month symptoms ; Journal of Affective Disorders
Five Authors Reply; American Journal of Epidemiology
Get Moving at Work: Evaluation of a Resource Kit for Workplace Health and Wellbeing Programs
Health and wellbeing of the Tasmanian State Service: Summary of findings from the online health and wellbeing survey conducted for Healthy@Work
Healthy Work: Process Evaluation
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
Impact of depression treatment on mental and physical health-related quality of life of cardiac patients: A meta-analysis; Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention
Improving support for Higher Degree Research Candidates with Mental Illness; 2nd Biennial Swinburne Research Supervision Conference
Improving the availability and efficiency of appropriate urgent service provision in Tasmania: Interim evaluation of the GP Assist and the Tasmanian General Practice After-Hours Incentive Funding Model 2014-15
Intensive case management in Australia: a randomised controlled trial; Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
Intensive case management: a cost-effectiveness analysis; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Investigating Employee-Reported Benefits of Participation in a Comprehensive Australian Workplace Health Promotion Program; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Job stress in young adults is associated with a range of poorer health behaviours in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Long-term efficacy of a tele-health intervention for acute coronary syndrome patients with depression: 12-month results of the MoodCare randomized controlled trial; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Longitudinal associations between fish consumption and depression in young adults; American Journal of Epidemiology
Lost productivity among full-time workers with mental disorders; Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics
Managerial understanding of presenteeism and its economic impact; International Journal of Workplace Health Management
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
Measuring disability associated with mental disorders; Journal Salud of the Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Cientifica
Mental disorders and burden of disease: how was disability estimated and is it valid?; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Mental health in the workplace: Using the ICF to model the prospective associations between symptoms, activities, participation and environmental factors; Disability and Rehabilitation
Meta-analysis of the effects of health promotion intervention in the workplace on depression and anxiety symptoms; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Mild cognitive impairment predicts death and readmission within 30 days of discharge for heart failure; International Journal of Cardiology
Modelling the population cost-effectiveness of current and evidence-based treatment for anxiety disorders; Psychological Medicine
Multimorbidity and Health Care Service Utilization in the Australian Workforce; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Multimorbidity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a nationally representative population sample: implications of count versus cluster method for defining multimorbidity on HRQoL; Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Overweight and obesity in childhood and risk of mental disorder: A 20-year cohort study; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Partnering Healthy@Work: an Australian university-government partnership facilitating policy-relevant research; Health Promotion International
Physical activity and depressed mood in primary and secondary school-children; Mental Health and Physical Activity
Physical Activity and Depression in Young Adults; American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Physical activity and depression symptom profiles in young men and women with major depression; Psychosomatic Medicine
Physical activity patterns and risk of depression in young adulthood: a 20-year cohort study since childhood; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Pilot evaluation of the Carers' CARE program for carers of people with dementia; 43rd Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference
Pilot evaluation of the Carers' CARE program for the carers of people with dementia; Australasian Journal on Ageing
PND10 – Cost-Effectiveness of Population Screening for Haemochromatosis In Australia: A State-Transition Model; Value in Health
PND9 – An Australian National Cost of Illness Study For Hereditary Haemochromatosis; Value in Health
Population Screening for Hereditary Haemochromatosis in Australia: Construction and Validation of a State-Transition Cost-Effectiveness Model; PharmacoEconomics - Open
Predictive Score for 30-Day Readmission or Death in Heart Failure; JAMA Cardiology
Presenteeism: Implications and health risks; Australian Family Physician
Prevalence and correlates of depression in adults with chronic kidney disease; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress in a large and diverse public sector workforce: Baseline results from Partnering Healthy@Work; BMC Public Health
Prevalence and severity of mental health-related disability and relationship to diagnosis; Psychiatric Services
Process evaluation in occupational stress management programs: a systematic review; American Journal of Health Promotion
Promoting mental health in small-medium enterprises: An evaluation of the 'Business in Mind' program; BMC Public Health
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 people with chronic kidney disease prior to renal replacement therapy; Nephrology
Quality of life utility values for hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia; Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
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
Reducing the burden of affective disorders: is evidence-based health care affordable?; Journal of Affective Disorders
Reducing the burden of depressions (Interventionspotenziale - Die Krankheitslast der Depression verringern); Volkskrankheit Depression?
Reducing the global burden of depression: population-level analysis of intervention cost-effectiveness in 14 world regions; British Journal of Psychiatry
Stress and coping of Australian community-based aged and dementia care employees; 4th International Wellbeing at Work Conference
Systematic review of global functioning and quality of life in people with psychotic disorders; Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
Tasmanian After-Hours Primary Care Service Innovations: A Report in Three Parts
Telephone-delivered health coaching improves anxiety outcomes after myocardial infarction: the 'ProActive Heart' trial; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
The associations of multimorbidity with health-related productivity loss in a large and diverse public sector setting: A cross-sectional survey; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The cost-effectiveness of current and optimal treatment for schizophrenia; British Journal of Psychiatry
The health-related quality of life burden of co-morbid cardiovascular disease and major depressive disorder in Australia: findings from a population-based, cross-sectional study; Quality of Life Research
The impact of increasing severity of hereditary haemochromatosis on health state utility values; Value in Health
The impact of statins on psychological wellbeing: a systematic review and meta-analysis; BMC Medicine
The prevalence of pain and analgesia use in the Australian population: Findings from the 2011 to 2012 Australian National Health Survey; Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
The Psychosocial Work Environment, Employee Mental Health and Organizational Interventions: Improving Research and Practice by taking a Multilevel Approach; Stress and Health
The relationship between return on investment and quality of study methodology in workplace health promotion programs; American Journal of Health Promotion
The SF-12 in Australia: cross-validation of item selection; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
The use of cognitive behavioral therapy for secondary prevention in patients with coronary heart disease; Archives of Internal Medicine
Trends of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis by age, Australia, 2004-05 to 2016-17: a secondary data analysis; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Trends, costs and correlates of stress-related workers' compensation claims in a public sector workforce; Journal of Health, Safety and Environment
Using cognitive interviewing techniques in workplace settings; Advances in Organisational Research Methods and Analysis
Using epidemiological data to model efficiency in reducing the burden of depression; Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics
Using the effect size to model change in preference values from descriptive health status; Quality of Life Research
Utilising survey data to inform public policy: Comparison of the cost-effectiveness of treatment of ten mental disorders; British Journal of Psychiatry
What Value GP Assist? The comparative benefits of, and satisfaction with GP Assist in Residential Aged Care Facilities and General Practice in Rural and Urban Tasmania
Which presenteeism measures are more sensitive to depression and anxiety?; Journal of Affective Disorders
Why does the burden of disease persist?; Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Workplace health promotion and mental health: three-year findings from partnering Healthy@Work; PLoS One
Workplace health promotion: what public-sector employees want, need, and are ready to change; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Workplace mental health: an international review of guidelines; Preventive Medicine
Workplace mental health: Co-production of an action plan for Australia; Work, Stress, and Health Conference: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities

Research Projects

A 25-year longitudinal study examining the influence of childhood school engagement on the mental health of young Australians ; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
A prospective cohort study investigating the relationships between negative emotions, biomarkers and long term functioning in post-MI patients; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
An implementation trial of a telehealth program for depression in patients following myocardial infarction; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Cardiometabolic risk trajectories from childhood to midlife: finding pathways to better health; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Carers CARE (Mobile App) to assist dementia carers coping resilience; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Depression and anxiety in working adults: the costs and outcomes of working while ill; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Epidemiologic and Economic Approaches to Reduce the Burden of Depression and Related Chronic Disease in the Workforce; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Estimating the economic benefits of eliminating job strain as a risk factor for depression; The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VHPF)
Guidance of Heart Failure Management Programs by Risk Assessment; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Healthy@Work online survey: baseline results; Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC)
Improving health and wellbeing in the Tasmanian State Service workforce; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Inter-relationships between life-stage transitions, depression and cardio-metabolic health in young adults; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Making guidelines meet the challenge of multimorbidity in general practice: development of an evidence-based approach to integration of disease specific guidelines to better manage multimorbidity; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Making it count: Establishment of the Conception to Community Public Services Database; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
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)
Reducing the individual and societal burden of mental health problems in working adults: a longitudinal analysis; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
Sick at Work: Investigating Trends in Costs and Health (SWITCH); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The individual and societal burden of mental health problems in working adults; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The psychosocial determinants of treatment pathways, clinical outcomes and costs in Tasmanians with advanced chronic kidney disease.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Development of a discussion paper on an Australian Workplace Mental Health Framework
Evaluation of new Tasmanian general practice after hours incentive funding model and the value for money of GP Assist
GP Assist Evaluation
Kristy Sanderson - Discretionary Account - Non-research income
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) WorkSmart program: A novel online program to assist people living with MS in the workforce
TasNetwork Elite PhD Scholarship
The ADVENT Cohort Study: measuring the impact of negative emotions on function in post-MI Patients after 12 and 24 months

Research Candidate Supervision

Attributes of a Successful Chronic Disease Management Program
Depression in the workplace
Depression-related Presenteeism- Identifying the Correlates, Estimating the Consequences, and Valuing Associated Lost Productive Time
Health Economics of Haemochromatosis, with a Focus on the Australian Setting
Illness Perceptions in Older Adults with Multimorbidity
Mental Health and Lifestyle in the Tasmanian State Service Workforce- The Partnering Healthy@Work Project
New Directions in Psychological Capital Research- A Critical Analysis and Theoretical and Empirical Extensions to Individual and Team Level Measurement.
Physical Activity and Depression from Childhood to Young Adulthood
Research in Workplace Health in the Partnering Healthy@Work Project
The Economic Case For Workplace Health Promotion in the Tasmanian State Service- the Partnering Healthy@Work Project
The impact of job losses on the physical and mental health of Tasmanians
Understanding Men's Coping and Support Needs and Preferences and their Implications for Health Related Intervention and Service Delivery