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Researcher: Schuez, N (Dr Natalie Schuez)

Fields of Research

Health psychology
Preventative health care
Health promotion
Respiratory diseases
Health services and systems
Other psychology
Epidemiology
Physiotherapy
Primary health care
Social psychology
Decision making
Human geography
Public health nutrition
Social geography
Data communications

Research Objectives

Behaviour and health
Health education and promotion
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Clinical health
Preventive medicine
Dental health
Nutrition
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Other health
Neonatal and child health
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Food safety
Social structure and health
Information systems, technologies and services

Career Best Publications

An exploratory examination of the mechanisms through which pre-quit patch use aids smoking cessation; Psychopharmacology
Beyond the usual suspects: target group- and behavior-specific factors add to a theory-based sun protection intervention for teenagers; Journal of Behavioural Medicine
Stages of health behavior change and mindsets: a latent class approach; Health Psychology
When risk communication backfires: randomized controlled trial on self-affirmation and reactance to personalized risk feedback in high-risk individuals; Health Psychology

Research Publications

'It was all intertwined': Illness representations and self-management in patients with cancer and anxiety/depression; Psychology & Health
A mediator model of sunscreen use: a longitudinal analysis of social-cognitive predictors and mediators; International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
A randomized controlled trial of telephone-mentoring with home-based walking preceding rehabilitation in COPD; International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Action planning and coping planning as mediators between intention and leisure-time physical activity among Chinese adolescent; 23rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (Psychology and Health vol 24 (Suppl 1))
Adding perspective: predicting adolescent sunscreen use with an extended health action process approach; Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being
Adding perspective: The role of health-related time perspective in the prediction of adolescent sunscreen use; European Health Psychology Society
An examination of the mechanism through which pre-quit patch use aids smoking cessation; Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
An examination of the mechanism through which pre-quit use aids smoking cessation; SRNT'S 20th Annual Meeting
An exploratory examination of the mechanisms through which pre-quit patch use aids smoking cessation; Psychopharmacology
An investigation of everyday encounters with anti-smoking warnings; SRNT's 20th Annual Meeting
Anxiety and impulsivity in latent classes of protective and risk behaviour; European Health Psychology Society
Australian smokers' and nonsmokers' exposure to antismoking warnings in day-to-day life: a pilot study; Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Be fond of yourself and admit that you're at risk - Self-affirmation helps accepting personalised risk feedback; 24th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Beyond intention: risk perception moderates how intentions are translated into sunscreen use; 24th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Beyond the usual suspects: target group- and behavior-specific factors add to a theory-based sun protection intervention for teenagers; Journal of Behavioural Medicine
Childhood health motivation and adult cardiometabolic health in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study; Health Psychology
Compliance with an EMA monitoring protocol and its relationship with participant and smoking characteristics; Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Early Career Award (from the European Health Psychology Society)
Effects of a short behavioural intervention for dental flossing: randomized-controlled trial on planning when, where and how; Journal of Clinical Periodontology
Effects of dyadic planning on physical activity in couples: a randomized controlled trial; Health Psychology
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
Enhancing planning strategies for sunscreen use at different stages of change; Health Education Research
Evidence for three stages of change: preintentional, intentional and actional; 21st Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (Health Psychology Review vol 1 (Suppl 1))
Examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation; Bmc Public Health
Facilitating sunscreen use in women by a theory-based online intervention: a randomized controlled trial; Journal of Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary, International Journal
Gender differences in preventative nutrition: An exploratory study addressing meat consumption after livestock epidemics; Irish Journal of Psychology
Health warnings on plain packs do not promote quitting intention: results from two EMA studies; 29th Conference of the EHPS: Principles of Behaviour Change in Health and Illness
Higher BMI is associated with stronger effects of social cues on everyday snacking behaviour; Appetite
Higher stimulus control is associated with less cigarette intake in daily smokers; Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
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
Immediate effects of plain packaging health warnings on quitting intention and potential mediators: Results from two ecological momentary assessment studies; Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
Individual stress levels, cognitive coping and temporomandibular disorders; 21st Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (Health Psychology Review vol 1 (Suppl 1))
Individual stress levels, cognitive coping and temporomandibular disorders
Intentions, planning, and self-efficacy predict physical activity in Chinese and Polish adolescents: two moderated mediation analyses; International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology
It’s the power of food: individual differences in food cue responsiveness and snacking in everyday life; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Kritische sonnenexposition und sonnenschutzverhalten (Critical sun exposure and sun protection); Handbuch der Gesundheitspsychologie und Medizinischen (Handbook of Health Psychology and Medical Psychology)
Lungenerkrankung, chronisch obstruktive (COPD) [Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
Mehr als die üblichen Verdächtigen: Zielgruppen- und verhaltensspezifische Faktoren in der Gesundheitsverhaltensförderung von Risikogruppen. (Beyond the usual suspects: target-group and behavior-specific factors in health promotion approaches for risk groups); Informationsdienst Altersfragen
Mehr als die üblichen Verdächtigen: Zielgruppen-und verhaltensspezifische Faktoren in der Gesundheitsverhaltensförderung von Risikogruppen; Kongress fur Gesundheitspsychologie
Melanoma
More than knowledge and risk perception: Communicating sun protection effectively; Umwelt und Mensch Informationsdienst
Novel technologies to study smoking behavior: current developments in ecological momentary assessment; Current Addiction Reports
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
Planning skills moderate the intention-planning cognitions-behaviour relation: A longitudinal study on physical activity in Chinese adolescents; Research in Sports Medicine
Predicting transitions from preintentional, intentional and actional stages of change; Health Education Research: Theory and Practice
Qualitatively comparing the support needs of people with cancer based on their history of anxiety/ depression; Oncology and Therapy
Raucherentwöhnung (Smoking Cessation)
Risk perception moderates how intentions are translated into sunscreen use; Journal of Behavioral Medicine
Self-Affirmation Interventions to Change Health Behaviors; Behavior Change Research and Theory
Self-affirmation theory
Self-Affirmation: Protecting the Self and Protecting Subjective Well-Being; The Happy Mind: Cognitive Contributions to Well-Being
Self-monitoring interventions for health behaviour change; European Health Psychology Society
Situational cues and momentary food environment predict everyday eating behavior in adults with overweight and obesity; Health Psychology
Skin cancer prevention for adolescents - determinants of sun protection intentions and behavior; International Congress of Psychology
Skin cancer prevention for adolescents: Theory-based determinants for behavioural interventions; International Journal of Psychology - 29th International Congress of Psychology 43 (3-4)
Smoking satisfaction, health message acceptance and motivation to quit after plain packaging; Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco's 20th Annual Meeting
Social cognitions and smoking behaviour: Temporal resolution matters; British Journal of Health Psychology
Sonnenschutzverhalten bei Jugendlichen –Validierung des Selbstberichts anhand objektiver Daten; Kongress fur Gesundheitspsychologie
Stage-matched interventions to enhance planning strategies for sunscreen use; Kongress fur Gesundheitspsychologie
Stages of health behavior change and mindsets: a latent class approach; Health Psychology
Stages of health behaviour change and mindsets: A bottom-up approach; 25th European Health Psychology Conference
Subjective well-being, sun protection behaviour, and multimethod measurement: major research themes of the Methodology Group at the Freie Universität Berlin; Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie
Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer Prevention; International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
Supporting expectant mothers to quit smoking: Does it pay to pay partners?; The 13th International Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors
The effect of varenicline and nicotine patch on smoking rate and satisfaction with smoking: an examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies; Psychopharmacology
Translating intentions into sunscreen use: an interaction of self-efficacy and appearance norms; Psychology, Health and Medicine
Using self-affirmation to increase the effects of emotive health warnings on smoking: A randomised exploratory trial; Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Validity and use of the UV index: report from the UVI working group, Schloss Hohenkammer, Germany, 5-7 December 2011; Health Physics: The Radiation Safety Journal
Volitional factors in health behaviour regulation; International Journal of Psychology - 29th International Congress of Psychology 43 (3-4)
What makes intenders plan and planners act? Analysing the relaion between intentions, planning and sunscreen use; 23rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (Psychology and Health vol 24 (Suppl 1))
When risk communication backfires: randomized controlled trial on self-affirmation and reactance to personalized risk feedback in high-risk individuals; Health Psychology
Why care about tomorrow if I look good today: Health behaviour theories and adolescent risk behaviour; European Health Psychology Society
Why care about tomorrow if I look good today: Health-behaviour theories and adolescent risk behaviour; 23rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (Psychology and Health vol 24 (Suppl 1))

Research Projects

2013: Inaugural APS Health Psychology Conference, Cairns 5-6 April 2013; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Integrating individual and environmental perspectives on eating to prevent obesity: Modelling food choices in real-time; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Making the best of plain packaging: Using self-efficacy messages on cigarette packages to promote smoking cessation; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Reducing defensive reactions after repeated encounters with anti-smoking warnings in at-risk individuals; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
To fund projects, conference travel for Dr Natalie Schuez

Research Candidate Supervision

Illness Perceptions in Older Adults with Multimorbidity