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"Authorship, ethics prove tricky" The Australian Higher Education June 26th 2013 Article
 
"Unreliable statistics leave many out in the cold" The National Times February 25th 2011 Article
 
"Terminally ill patients must have greater choice" Online Opinion: February 23rd 2011 Article
 
"What if doctor doesn't know best?" The National Times February 9th 2011 Article
 
"Staying well: you can have a mental illness and a life" The Age 2009 Article
 
"Role of a 'stay well' approach in the management of bipolar disorder" Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 427, 551-554 Article
 
"Staying well with bipolar disorder" 2005 Article
 
"Talking about dying" 2004 Report
 
"One in five Australians: are you one of them?" Transcript
 
 
"Do we need more parks or more Prozac?" 2007 Transcript
 
 
Higher Education is on a collision course 2006   Article
 
Curse of corporate culture in Higher Education 2004   Article
 
"Life after life support" Transcript
 
"Negotiating "difficult patients": whose work is it?" 2003 Article
 
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Books and Theses
 
"A Lifelong Journey: Staying Well with Manic Depression/Bipolar Disorder" Michelle Anderson Publishing, Melbourne 2005 Details
 
"Life after Life Support" PhD 1998 Details
 
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Academic Articles
 
"Jumping through hoops to become a parent: consumer experiences of adoption" Australian Journal of Adoption, Vol 4, No 1 (2012) Article
 
"Enhancing cross-cultural understandings of ethical issues in medical education" American Journal of Bioethics Primary Research 2010; 1, 28-33 Article
 
"Role of a 'stay well' approach in the management of bipolar disorder" Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 427, 551-554 Article
 
"How to facilitate decisions about surplus embryos: patients' views" Human Reproduction 2007 22: 3129-3138 Article
 
"Sharing responsibility for ethical research takes more than guidelines" NHMRC Conference Paper 2007 PowerPoint Presentation
 
"Kerbside Recruiting: recruiting participants in public places" Australian Qualitative Research Journal Vol 3, No 2, 2003, 75-87.
 
"Negotiating "difficult patients": whose work is it?" Journal of Advanced Nursing 2003 Volume 43, Number 3, 281-287. Article
 
"Staying well with bipolar disorder" Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2005 Vol 39, 187-193 Article
 
"My home, your workplace": people with physical disability negotiate their sexual health without crossing professional boundaries" Disability and Society Vol 20 No 4 2005 p375-388 Article
 
"Postoperative serious adverse events in a teaching hospital: a prospective study" Medical Journal of Australia 2002 Vol 176 216-218. Article
 
"Are GPs using Clinical practice guidelines?" Australian Family Physician 2001 30 (8) 817-821.Article
 
"Improving the continuity of care after discharge from an ICU" Professional Nurse 2000 15 (8) 497-500.
 
"Fort Nursing or tilting at windmills" Nursing Inquiry 2000 7 142-144. Article
 
"An exploratory study of patients' perceptions, memories and experiences of an intensive care unit" Journal of Advanced Nursing 1999 29 (4) 783-791. Article
 
"Reducing readmissions to ICU" Heart and Lung 1999 28 (5) 365-372. Article
 
"Collaboration is the key to providing continuity of care" Australian Nursing Journal 2000 Vol 8 no 4 p38.
 
"Bringing intellectual inquiry to the bed-side" Australian Nursing Journal 1999 Vol 7 no1 p 26.
 
"Life after life-support" Australian Nursing Journal 1999 February, Vol 6 no 7, p16-19.Article
 
"Who knows where they go? Quality of life after intensive care" Australian Nursing Journal 1996 March, Vol3 No8 p20-22.Article
 
"Breakdown: a story of mental illness mismanagement" Arena Magazine 1997 June-July, No 29, p26-28
 
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Reports
 
"Addressing cultural diversity in health ethics education" Final Report 2013 Report
 
"Patients' experiences: Top heavy with research" Report 2013 Report
 
"Addressing cultural diversity in health ethics education" Final Report 2013 Report
 
"An aged care facility in crisis: Consumer action to improve standards of care" Report 2012
 
"A long gestation: the adoption process in Victoria" Report 2011 Report
 
"Staying well with bipolar disorder: Training programs for consumers and mental health professionals" Evaluation Report 2009 Report
 
"Dual Diagnosis: young people speak out" 2009 Report
 
"Food for thought: co-morbidity of eating disorders with anxiety and depression" 2008 Report
 
"Talking about dying" 2004 Report
 
"Table Talk: how older women play their cards" 2007 Report
 
'Building a shared framework' Youth Substance Abuse Service 2005
 
Tell me what I think Youth Participation Feedback on YSAS Day Program 2005
 
Participant Report of "Staying Well with Bipolar Disorder" Report for beyondblue 2004 Research Findings
 
Final Report of an Evaluation of Victorian Community Building demonstration project 'Proud to Participate' 2003
 
Public health/health promotion research workforce: development, progression and retention Consultancy for Victorian Public Health Research and Education Council 2004 Final Report
 
Final Report of a consultancy to develop an implementation strategy for evidence-based, best practice clinical practice guidelines The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. 2000
 
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Community Articles
 
"Publishing Your Passion" Talk given at Eltham Libray PowerPoint Presentation
 
 
 
 
"To treat or not to treat: who decides" Article
 
 
"A constant gardener" Around the block: anthology of local writing, Darebin 2007 Article
 
 
"Evaluating the effectiveness of mental health interventions in Good Sports clubs" Australian Drug Council of Australia News July 2007 Article
 
 
"Do we need more parks or more Prozac?" ABC Radio National: Perspective 2007 Program Transcript
 
 
"Playing the percentages Disparity ACROD National Industry Association for Disability Services Summer 2007
 
"ABC Radio National: Perspective: "One in five Australians?" Program Transcript
 
 
"Spreading Roomers" Theatre Review La Mama 2005 To read
 
"ABC Radio National: Perspective: "Live Aid and Live 8: one hit wonders?" Program Transcript
 
 
"Tennis Interruptis" Melbourne Times 2005 To read
 
"Stay well with bipolar" Primary Mental Health Care Australian Resource Centre Newsletter April 2005 To read Go to Page 17
 
 
"Stay Well" VicServ New Paradigm June 2005 Cartoon
 
"ABC Radio National:Perspective: Mental illness: Being well and staying well" Program Transcript
 
 
"ABC Radio National:Perspective: Life after life support" Program Transcript
 
 
"ABC Radio National:Perspective: Staying well with mental illness" Program Transcript
 
 
"Discrimination, one woman's perspective" Farrago 1997
 
"Vietnam: from battlefield to marketplace" Farrago 1993
 
"Yard Monitor: a grass-root perspective" Farrago 1993 To read
 
Evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions: getting the numbers and getting them noticed . Public Health Association 2003 To read
 
"Evidence does not speak for itself" To read
 
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Newspaper Opinion Pieces
 
 
"Authorship, ethics prove tricky" The Australian Higher Education June 26th 2013 Article
 
"Unreliable statistics leave many out in the cold" The National Times February 25th 2011 Article
 
"Terminally ill patients must have greater choice" Online Opinion: February 23rd 2011 Article
 
"What if doctor doesn't know best?" The National Times February 9th 2011 Article
 
"Potential parents put through wringer in attempt to adopt a child" The Age November 4th 2010 Article
 
"Being a mother is about more than biology" The National Times 7th May 2010 Article
 
"Staying well: you can have a mental illness and a life" May 5th 2009 Article
 
"Definition of family: mum, dad and two kids. Not anymore" The Age October 14 2008   To read
 
"When school sport is just an exercise in frustration" Education Age March 3rd 2008   To read
 
"The politics of test-tube parenthood" The Age September 3rd 2007   To read
 
"Give me strength, and the rural footy club always does" The Age July 31st 2007   To read
 
"The gift of life can be the reward for donated embryos" The Age June 18th 2007   To read
 
"Mother of all myths that only mums mother" The Australian May 11th 2007   To read
 
"On a collision course" Higher Education, The Australian 14th June 2006   To read
 
"Curse of corporate culture" The Australian September 8th 2004  To read
 
"Sterile nursing schools limit research" The Australian November 24th 2004  To read
 
"If you really need care, public is the way to go" Opinion The Age 2003  To read
 
"Terminally Ill patients must have greater choice" Opinion The Age 2002 To read
 
"Nurses are simply setting a market price" Opinion The Age 2002 To read
 
"Nurses shouldn't have to fight alone" Opinion The Age 2001 To read
 
"An obese bureaucracy starves health care" Opinion The Age 1999 To read
 
"Excuse me if I don't get excited" Opinion The Age 2001 To read
 
"More depressing than mental illness" Opinion The Age 2000 To Read
 
 
Newspaper Letters to the Editor
 
"Shop tactics" Letters, The Age 2013   To read
 
"Google generation" Letters, The Age 2013   To read
 
"Not so polite response" Letters, The Age 2013   To read
 
"Going to the dogs" Letters, The Age 2013   To read
 
"Is it really abuse" Letters, The Age 2012   To read
 
"Sloppy Editing" Letters, The Age January 9 2009   To read
 
"The pope's celebrity status" Letters, The Age July 22nd 2008   To read
 
"Consult on trauma" Letters, The Age December 4th 2007   To read
 
"Genetic Untruths" The Age August 10th 2007   To read
 
"Epidemics" The Age June 19th 2007   To Read
 
 
"Lighten our tread" Sunday Age February 25th 2007   To read
 
"No More Excuses" Guardian Weekly February 23rd - March 1, 2007   To read
 
"Brand Power" The Age 27th November 2006   To read
 
"Community service" Leader Newspaper 2006   To read
 
"Hope for bipolar sufferers" The Sunday Age 21st May 2006   To read
 
"Phone risk" The Age, 13th May 2006   To read
 
"Remote Diagnosis" The Age 1st July 2005   To read
 
"Bite-sized information isn't filling" Education Age, 16th May 2005   To read
 
"Dangerous myths about mental illness" The Age 3rd May 2005   To read
 
"Bipolar is an illness, not a sentence" Herald Sun March 17 2005   To read
 
"How to lay or lie with statistics" The Age 14th January 2005   To read
 
"Turning homes into prisons" Letter The Age 2004 To Read
 
 
"Doctors, patients must speak out" Letter The Age 2004 To Read
 
 
"Abusive Nurses" Letter The Age 2004 To Read
 
 
"Good News Story" Letter The Sunday Age 2004 To Read
 
 
"Patient Counsel" Letter Sunday Age 2003 To Read
 
 
"Whitewash" Letter The Age 2003 To Read
 
 
"Hysterical 'Pandemic'" Letter The Age 2003Letter The Age 2003 To Read
 
 
"Let's broaden the population debate" Letter The Age 2003 To Read
 
 
"'Down is all in the eye of the beholder" Letter The Age 2003 To Read
 
 
"Stem cell debate must look at broader issues" Letter The Age 2002 To read
 
"Listen to youth on chroming" Letter The Age 2002 To Read
 
 
"Why drugs aren't always administered" Letter The Age 1999 To Read
 
 
"Health concerns shared by many" Letter The Age 1999 To Read
 
 
"What discrimination?" Letter The Age 1998 To Read
 
 
"Careless" Letter The Australian 1998 To Read
 
 
"Morality should not enter medical picture" Letter The Australian 1997 To Read
 
 
"Giving help at the brink" Letter The Age 1996 To Read
 
 
"Palm Island's health hazard" Letter The Age 1997 To Read
 
 
"Intensive care is not necessarily the best" Letter The Sunday Age 1995 To Read
 
 
"A holistic approach on Aboriginal health" Letter The Age 1995 To Read
 
 
"Life and death not just up to doctors" Letter The Age 1993 To Read
 
 
"A lack of support after leaving hospital" Letter The Age 1994 To Read
 
 
"Intensive Care outlay" Letter The Age 1994 To Read
 
 
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