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Researcher: Thapa, DK (Mr Deependra Thapa)

Fields of Research

Mental health services
Mental health nursing
Nursing workforce
Aged care nursing
Health services and systems
Adolescent health
Digital health
Social determinants of health

Research Objectives

Mental health services
Mental health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Teacher and instructor development
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Behaviour and health
Ageing and older people

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A quantitative systematic review assessing the impact of burn injuries on body image; Body Image
A systematic review of behavioral outcomes for leadership interventions among health professionals; Journal of Nursing Research
Animal abuse in the context of adult intimate partner violence: A systematic review; Aggression and Violent Behavior
Being honest with causal language in writing for publication; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Benefits, barriers and enablers of mentoring female health academics: an integrative review; PloS one
Burn camps for burns survivors - realising the benefits for early adjustment: a systematic review; Burns
Chi-square for model fit in confirmatory factor analysis; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Cosmetic camouflage improves quality of life among patients with skin disfigurement: A systematic review; Body Image
Exploratory factor analysis and principal component analysis in clinical studies: Which one should you use?; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Grieving the loss of a pet: a qualitative systematic review; Death Studies
Internal and international migration and the mental health of “left-behind” older parents; International Migration Review
Internet addiction and sleep quality among adolescents in a peri-urban setting in Nepal: A cross-sectional school-based survey; PLoS ONE
Migration of adult children and mental health of older parents 'left behind': An integrative review; PL o S One
Migration of adult children and quality of life of older parents left-behind in Nepal; Geriatrics & Gerontology International
Prevalence and factors associated with depression, anxiety, and stress symptoms among older adults: a cross-sectional population-based study; Nursing and Health Sciences
Prevalence of mental disorders among older people in Nepal: a systematic review; Kathmandu University Medical Journal
Psychometric properties of the Nepali language version of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS-21); Nursing Open
Seeing the forest for the trees: how to interpret a meta‐analysis forest plot; Journal of Advanced Nursing
The benefits of burn camps for burns survivors: A systematic review of the literature; 43rd Annual Scientific meeting (ASM) of the Australian and New Zealand Burns Association (ANZBA)
The effectiveness of interventions to improve resilience among health professionals: A systematic review; Nurse Education Today
The homeless and their animal companions: an integrative review; Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research
The influence of online health information on health decisions: a systematic review; Patient Education and Counseling
The role of the health professional supporting consumers who use ‘Dr Google’; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Using risk and odds ratios to assess effect size for meta‐analysis outcome measures; Journal of Advanced Nursing

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision