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Researcher: Cocker, FM (Dr Fiona Cocker)

Fields of Research

Health Promotion
Mental Health
Health Economics
Primary Health Care
Special Education and Disability
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Higher Education
Public Health and Health Services
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Health and Community Services
Business and Management

Research Objectives

Occupational Health
Mental Health
Special Needs Education
Health Education and Promotion
Learner Development
Disability and Functional Capacity
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A shared framework for the common mental disorders and Non-Communicable Disease: key considerations for disease prevention and control; BMC Psychiatry
Depression in working adults: comparing the costs and health outcomes of working when ill; PLoS One
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
Factors associated with presenteeism among employed Australian adults reporting lifetime major depression with 12-month symptoms ; Journal of Affective Disorders
Healthy Work: Process Evaluation
Managerial understanding of presenteeism and its economic impact; International Journal of Workplace Health Management
Meta-analysis of the effects of health promotion intervention in the workplace on depression and anxiety symptoms; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Multimorbidity and Health Care Service Utilization in the Australian Workforce; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Play-based assessment of tolerance for frustration and problem-solving skills in children with developmental delays; New Research on Early Childhood Education
Presenteeism: Implications and health risks; Australian Family Physician
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
Understanding first year university students: personal epistemology and learning; Teaching Education
Using cognitive interviewing techniques in workplace settings; Advances in Organisational Research Methods and Analysis
Using new technologies to improve the prevention and management of chronic conditions in populations; Annual Review of Public Health

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Depression in the workplace
The impact of job losses on the physical and mental health of Tasmanians