My colleagues and I regularly publish our research in academic journals. A selection of recent publications is listed below, grouped by topic, and links to free PDFs have been provided wherever possible.
For a full list of publications, or a copy of those that are not yet publicly available, please contact me.
Suicide & Related Issues in Family Carers
Suicidal thoughts in Dutch family carers, a longitudinal study
Journal website (open access)
Older adults and suicide
(A chapter in the book Suicide: An Unnecessary Death)
Suicidal ideation in family carers of people with dementia: A pilot study.
*Publication of The Year in the Griffith University Pro Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards 2014*
Free PDF (pre-publication version)
Social Robotics in Dementia Care
(This work is led by Professor Wendy Moyle)
What effect does an animal robot called CuDDler have on the engagement and emotional response of older people with dementia? A pilot feasibility study.
Social Media & Related Issues
Using Google Adwords to recruit family carers of people with dementia.
Writing groups in the digital age: A case study analysis of Shut Up & Write Tuesdays
(A chapter in the book Research 2.0 and the Impact of Digital Technologies on Scholarly Inquiry)
Publisher website (please contact me for a free PDF)
Complementary Therapies in Dementia Care
Foot massage and physiological stress in people with dementia: A randomized controlled trial.
The effect of massage on agitated behaviours in older people with dementia: A literature review.
Exploring the effect of foot massage on agitated behaviours in older people with dementia: A pilot study.
Quality of Life in Dementia Care
Quality of life in people living with dementia in nursing homes