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Researcher: Harris, DM (Dr Derith Harris)

Fields of Research

Mental health services
Mental health nursing
Aged health care
Health informatics and information systems
Fine arts

Research Objectives

Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Mental health services
Nursing
Mental health
The creative arts
Rural and remote area health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Cultural Paradox: Understanding the Experience of Living with Schizophrenia in Sub-Saharan Africa; Australian College of Mental Health Nurses 40th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Honouring the Past, Shaping the Future
Any place to engage students in learning and teaching in Health: The role of social media; Teaching Matters 2014
Bringing it all together: The link between transformational leadership, emotional intelligence and the clinical education; 34th Annual Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
Do Forensic Patients Recover?; 2nd Annual Recovery and Resilience Conference, University of Tasmania
Evaluation of Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing Education - An evaluation of the impact of mental health promotion training delivered through Aspire
Hospital-based psychiatric experience before community-based practice for nurses: imperative or dispensable?; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
LGBTI Health & Ageing in Tasmania
Meeting workforce demand in mental health; Australian Nursing Journal
The Role of Traditional and Faith Healers in Mental Health Care: A Meta Synthesis of Case Reports from sub-Saharan Africa; Australian College of Mental Health Nurses 40th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Honouring the Past, Shaping the Future
The Role of Traditional and Faith Healers in Mental Health Care: A Meta- Synthesis of Case Reports from Sub-Saharan Africa; University of Tasmania Tasmanian Health Students HDR Conference
The skills required for conducting a community psychiatric nursing assessment: a qualitative study; The Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Using performance to highlight real life - A collaboration between a theatre and Health Services to develop clinical skills an Australian experience; 6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Using performance to highlight the realities of life - a collaboration between a theatre and health services; Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 39th International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Collaboration and partnership in mental health nursing
Using performance to highlight the realities of life A collaboration between a theatre and health services; Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 39th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Collaboration and Partnership in Mental Health Nursing
Using Practice development to promote recovery; a Tasmanian experience; Australian College of Mental Health Nurses 40th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Honouring the Past, Shaping the Future
Working in forensic mental health; Violence in Clinical Psychiatry
Working with people who have killed; Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 37th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Collaboration and Partnership in Mental Health Nursing
Working with people who have killed: The experience and attitudes of forensic mental health clinicians working with forensic patients; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Research Projects

Improving Mental Health Literacy in Tasmania: a review of an educational strategy aimed at promoting mental health knowledge and skills within the government sector and the general community

Research Candidate Supervision

Understanding the lived experiences of people with schizophrenia in Harare Zimbabwe- A Critical Ethnography