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Researcher: Skilbeck, CE (Associate Professor Clive Skilbeck)

Fields of Research

Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Clinical Sciences
Central Nervous System
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Autonomic Nervous System
Social and Community Psychology
Public Health and Health Services
Personality, Abilities and Assessment
Mental Health
Motor Control
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Social Policy

Research Objectives

Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Mental Health
Health
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Behaviour and Health
Child Health
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Injury Control
Education and Training Systems
Mental Health Services
Ability and Disability
Preventive Medicine
Ageing and Older People
Cardiovascular System and Diseases

Career Best Publications

Face processing abilities and double dissociations following Subarachnoid Haemorrhage; 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
NART prediction and impairment in neuological patients; Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Strategies for the rehabilitation of cognitive loss in late life due to stroke; Cognitive Rehabilitation in Old Age
Structure of the Visual and Object Space Battery (VOSP); 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
The neuropsychology of vascular disorders; Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Research Publications

Are female sex hormones protective following traumatic brain injury?; 2011 International Neuropsychological Society Mid-Year Meeting/ASSBI 4th Pacific Rim Conference
Development of Tools for the Prediction of Return to Work and the Recovery of Post-Concussion Symptoms After Mild Tramatic Brain Injury (mTBI) Using Initial Clinical & Demographic Variables; 13th National Health Outcomes Conference
Dissociation between verbal and visual working memory in card sorting test performance; 10th Annual Conference of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Do missing domain scores compromise the validity of the quality of life inventory?; Brain Impairment
Does Apolipoprotein ɛ4 interact with age or sex in cognitive function after traumatic brain injury?; 2016 Mid-Year Meeting International Neuropsychological Society
Effective measures of mild traumatic brain injury sequelae; 10th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Executive/attentional impairments following mild traumatic brain injury: Data from the Tasmania Neurotrauma Register; 10th Annual Conference of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Exploring the effect of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene on executive function, working memory, and processing speed during the early recovery period following traumatic brain injury; Neuropsychology, Development and Cognition. Section A: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Face processing abilities and double dissociations following Subarachnoid Haemorrhage; 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
Face processing abilities following subarachnoid haemorrhage; Pre-conference Meeting of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Impaired National Adult Reading Test (NART) performance in traumatic brain injury; Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Is APOE ε4 associated with poorer cognitive outcome following traumatic brain injury? a meta-analysis; Neuropsychology
Issues of Attrition in a Population Study of Tramatic Brain Injury (TBI) Followed to 3 years Post-Trauma; 13th National Health Outcomes Conference
Issues of loss to follow-up in a population study of traumatic brain injury (TBI) followed to 3 years post-trauma; Brain Injury
Lifetime experiences and their effect on cognitive reserve in Parkinson's disease; 18th Annual National Conference of The College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Measurement & Prediction of Mood Recovery in the 1st Year After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Using Initial Anxiety and Depression Scores, with Clinical & Demographic Variables; 13th National Health Outcomes Conference
Mild TBI: Developing a simple clinical tool for the Emergency Department (ED) and primary care provider to improve prediction of outcome; 4th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation and Neural Repair
Missing data to ignore or impute?; 36th Annual Brain Impairment Conference
Missing data: the importance and impact of missing data from clinical research; Brain Impairment
Multi-domain outcome from mild Traumatic Brain Injury in 728 subjects; The Seventh World Congress on Brain Injury
NART prediction and impairment in neuological patients; Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
NART prediction and impairment in neurological patients; 8th National Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Pre-injury estimates of subjective quality of life following traumatic brain injury; Brain Injury
Risk factors for executive function difficulties in preschool and early school-age preterm children; Acta Paediatrica
Role of APOE genotype in recovery following TBI; Australian Neurotrauma Symposium
Service utilisation in a public post-acute rehabilitation unit following traumatic brain injury; Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Side of onset of motor symptoms and cognitive functioning in Parkinson's disease; 18th Annual National Conference of The College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Strategies for the rehabilitation of cognitive loss in late life due to stroke; Cognitive Rehabilitation in Old Age
Strategies for the rehabilitation of cognitive loss in late life due to stroke; Cognitive Rehabilitation in Old Age
Structure of the Visual and Object Space Battery (VOSP); 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
Subjective Quality of Life Following Traumatic Brain Injury; Forensic Neuropsychology: Foundations and Practice
Subjective quality of life following traumatic brain injury; 12th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Subjective Quality of Life Following Traumatic Brain Injury; National Health Outcomes Conference
Subjective Quality of Life following Traumatic Brain Injury: Towards improving service provision; 14th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neurosychologists
Subjective Quality of Life in the First Year Following Traumatic Brain Injury; Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Treatment of Brain Impairment - Addressing Mental Health, Psychosocial Recovery and New Technologies
Subjective quality of Life in the First Year Following Traumatic Brain Injury; Americian Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Meeting
Tasmanian Neurotrauma Register: Issues of loss to follow-up after mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI); The Seventh World Congress on Brain Injury
Testing IQ tests
The cost of traumatic brain injury from 1993-2004; 6th World Congress on Brain Injury
The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Older Adults and Cognitive Reserve; 31st Annual Brain Impairment Conference
The epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in Tasmania from 1993-2004; 6th World Congress on Brain Injury
The Factor Structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Population; Brain Impairment
The neuropsychology of vascular disorders; The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology
The neuropsychology of vascular disorders; Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology
The prognostic indicators in mild traumatic brain injury: A study of mild brain injury subjects for the first six months following injury; 6th World Congress on Brain Injury
The psychometric properties of the Quality of Life Inventory in an Australian community sample; Australian Journal of Psychology
The role of APOE genotype in recovery following TBI: Is the e4 allele associated with poorer outcome?; 2012 International Neuropsychological Society Mid-Year Meeting/11th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology
The role of visual working memory in WCST performance in a closed head-injured population; 12th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
The Role of Working Memory in WisconsinCard Sorting Performance; Forensic Neuropsychology: Foundations and Practice
Training in the UK and in the land downunder; Clinical Psychology
Using storybooks as a rehabilitation technique for poor socio-emotional skills; 8th Annual National Conference of The College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Vascular disorders; Oxford Handbook of Clinical Nueropsychology
Visual working memory in subarachnoid haemorrhage: The Visual Patterns Test (VPT); 8th National Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Which factors determine who is referred for community rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury?; Brain Impairment
Working memory ability and card sorting test performance; International Neuropsychological Society
Working memory ability and card sorting test performance; 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychological Society (INS)

Research Projects

Effects of Resistance Exercise in a Gym on Physiological and Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Executive functioning and everyday performance in early school age children born less than 32 weeks gestation STAGE 2; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Interlimb Coordination Dynamics in Stroke; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Neuro Trauma Research Group; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Predicting Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Therapy Induced Recovery of Motor Function after Stroke (NH&MRC App ID:253912); Australian Health Management Group (AHMG)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Longitudinal Study of the Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Outcome Following Treatment for a Cerebral Aneurysm
Age-related Changes in Interlimb Coordination
An Investigation and Comparison of the Long-term Psychological Effects of childhood Sexual Abuse, Adult Sexual Assault and Re-victimisation in Adult Females
An investigation into the role of Spatial and Phonological Working Memory in the processing of visual stimuli
Card Sorting Test Performance- The Role of Visual Working Memory and the Effect of Visual Feedback
Change in Electrophysiological Correlates of Recognition Memory Processes Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Cognitive Reserve in Parkinson's Disease
Discrepancies between Case Evidence and the Outcome of Coronial Decisions in Investigations of Equivocal Death
Estimation of Premorbid Intelligence in Traumatic Brain Injury- NART and AUSNART Performance in an Australian Sample
Examination of Addiction and Level of Engagement in Potentially Addictive Activities- Gambling, Video-Arcade Games, Computer Games and the Internet
Executive Function- A Comparison between Normal Ageing Adults and Older Adults Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury
Executive Functioning and Everyday Performance of Early School Age Children Born at Less than 33 Weeks Gestation
Investigating the Effects of Motor Symptom Presentation on the Development and Assessment of Non-motor Symptoms in Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
Issues of loss to follow up in a longitudinal study of traumatic brain injury.
Measuring Mood Following Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)
Rehabilitation Processes Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Rehearsal in the Visuospatial Sketchpad- Spatial Sequence Memory and Central Executive Processes
Serum s100B as a Predictor of Neuropsychological Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Social Skills and Theory of Mind in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury
Subjective Quality of Life Following Traumatic Brain Injury
The Association of Negative Affect and Emotional Intelligence with Depression Following Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury- Applicability of Resilience Models
The Dynamics of Bimanual Coordination in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
The effect of attention on visuospatial memory as reflected in event-related potentials.
The effect of haemochromatosis on cognitive processes
The Role of the APOE Gene and Sex in Cognitive Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury
The Role of the Prefrontal Cortex in the Expression of Impulsive- and Premeditated-Aggression
Transdiagnostic Features of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder