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Completed PhD Studies

YearNameTitle of Thesis


The knowledge, attitudes and practices of primary care nurses who work with Indigenous people with mental health issues



Role modelling by nurse academics: a grounded theory study


Steps towards closing the gap in Indigenous smoking rates: evidence from remote Arnhem Land communities in the Top End of the NT


The impact of male circumcision practices on women in PNG including their risk of HIV transmission


Consumers and the social world of health care. Outsiders in the experts' world: A grounded theory study

2015 Wendy LAUPU The efficacy of Garcinia mangostan L. (mangosteen) Pericarp as an adjunctive to second generation antipsychotics for the treatment of schizophrenia: a double-blind, randomised, placebo clinical trial
2015 Sri WARSINI The impact of the environmental change from the Merapi volcano eruption on community psychosocial health: A mixed method study
2014 Intansari NURJANNAH Connecting care for individuals living with a mental health issue in Indonesia: A grounded theory study
2013 Margaret GATLING Representations of age and ageing in comedy film
2012 Caryn WEST A mixed methods sequential explanatory study of the impact of chronic pain on family resilience
2012 Roianne WEST Indigenous Australian participation in pre-registration tertiary nursing courses: An Indigenous mixed methods study
2012 Lynore GEIA First Steps – Making Footprints: Intergenerational Palm Island families' narratives (stories) of childrearing strengths from an Indigenous Australian perspective
2012 Nichole HARVEY The triage and management of pregnant women in a Queensland hospital emergency department: a participatory action research study
2012 Kristin WICKING A randomised controlled trial of the effects of the energy-based complementary therapy of Healing Touch on the functional health status of community-dwelling single older women
2011 Karen YATES 'My passion is midwifery': Midwives working across dual roles in the country
2011 Tanya PARK An intervention study to prevent weight gain or reduce weight in people with serious mental illness who take second generation antipsychotics
2011 Yueh-Mei GAU The development and testing of the Burden on Community Health Volunteers (BCHVs) instrument and the measurement of burden experienced by community health volunteers in Taiwan
2009 Ying-Hua CHAO A comparative study of the effects of a health care package on knowledge, attitudes and self-care behaviours in older Taiwanese aboriginal and non-aboriginal adults with Type 2 Diabetes in Taiwan
2009 Jenny SANDO Analysis of how nursing staff in Far North Queensland manage people who are victims of Irukandji syndrome
2009 Joanne TOLLEFSON 'I live my life according to the pain': The lived experience of chronic pain in adults living in rural Queensland
2008 Kimberly OMAN Should I migrate or should I remain? Professional satisfaction and career decisions of doctors who have undertaken specialist training in Fiji
2008 Lee STEWART How does a clinical governance framework contribute to the changing role of nurse leaders in Fiji?
2008 David LINDSAY Exploring the roles of Nurse Practitioners in Fiji: a critical social theory perspective
2008 Lea BUDDEN Women's decision styles and decision satisfaction related to their choice of surgical treatment for early breast cancer: implications for a systematic decision support role for nurses
2008 Wendy SMYTH In at the deep end: the culture of nursing research in a paediatric ward
2007 Irene BUGEJA A critique of post modernism(s) in nursing literature from the perspective of Habermas' critical theory
2006 Jane WILLIAMS Learning from mothers: How myths, policies and practices affect the early detection of subtle developmental problems in children
2005 Philip WARELOW The significance of gender to Australian psychiatric nursing
2005 Mary-Ann HARDCASTLE The dialectic of control: A critical ethnography of renal nurses' decision making
2001 Narelle BIEDERMANN The nature of nursing work in war: Australian Army nurses in the Vietnam War (1967-71)
1997 Elizabeth BEATTIE Wandering and agitation behaviour in severely cognitively impaired nursing home residents: the impact of nurse-resident
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