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Kellie Bennett

Assoc/Prof Kellie Bennett

Associate Professor
Psychiatry

Contact details
Address
Psychiatry
The University of Western Australia (M521)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6457 2251
Fax
+61 8 6457 3828
Email
kellie.bennett@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
DipEd MPsych W.Aust., PhD Curtin
Biography
Dr Kellie Bennett (Phd, MPsych, GradDipEd, MAPS) is an Associate Professor in the Division of Psychiatry at The University of Western Australia where she undertakes research, teaching, manages staff and supervises students. A/Prof Bennett’s current research interests include: Mental Health and Well-Being, Medical and Dental Education, Psycho-oncology and Spirituality and Health. In addition to a wide range of publications in peer-reviewed journals, A/Prof Bennett has also co-authored a statistical textbook for health research entitled “Statistics by SPSS: A Practical Guide” which is currently in its 4th edition and has sold over 8000 copies to local and international health researchers and universities.
Key research
Communication in Health Education
Mental Health and Well-Being
Medical and Dental Education
Mental Health and Well-Being
Medical Education
Psycho-oncology
Research Methodology
Publications
Recent Publications include:

Williams, A., Lester, L., Bulsara, C., Petterson, A., Bennett, K., Allen, E., Joske, D. 2017, 'Patient evaluation of emotional comfort experienced (PEECE): developing and testing a measurement instrument', BMJ Open, 7, 1, pp. 9

Frayne, J., Nguyen, T., Bennett, K., Allen, S., Hauck, Y., Liira, H. 2017, 'The effects of gestational use of antidepressants and antipsychotics on neonatal outcomes for women with severe mental illness', AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY, pp. 1-7

ohnson, C., Bennett, K., Newton, J., McTigue, J., Taylor, S., Musiello, T., Lau, P. 2017, 'A pilot study to assess the validity of the DASS-21 subscales in an outpatient oncology population', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, pp. 1-5.
Bennett K.S., Shepherd J.M. & Janca A. (2013). Personality Disorders and Spirituality. Current Opinions in Psychiatry 26, 79-83.

Allen, P., Bennett, K., Heritage, B. 2014, SPSS Statistics version 22: A practical guideCengage Learning Australia Pty Limited, Sydney

Williams, A., Bulsara, C., Joske, D., Petterson, A., Nowak, A., Bennett, K. 2014, 'An Oasis in the Hospital: The Perceived Benefits of a Cancer Support Center in a Hospital Setting Offering Complementary Therapies', JOURNAL OF HOLISTIC NURSING, 32, 4, pp. 250-260

Hulse, G.K., O'Neil, G., Morris, N.M., Bennett, K.S., Norman, A., Hood, S.D. (2013). Withdrawal and psychological sequelae, and patient satisfaction associated with subcutaneous flumazenil infusion for the management of benzodiazepine withdrawal - a case series', Journal of Psychopharmacology, 27(2):222-7.

Allen, P. & Bennett, K.S. (2012). SPSS: An introductory guide. 3rd edition Cengage Publishing, Sydney.

Bennett, K.S. & Lyons, Z. (2012). Communication skills in undergraduate medical education: An integrated approach. Education Research Perspectives 38 (2).

Bennett, K.S. & Shepherd, J.M. (2012). Depression in Australian Women: The Varied Roles of Spirituality and Social Support. Journal of Health Psychology.

Levy F, Young DJ, Bennett KS, Martin NC, Hay DA. (2012). Comorbid ADHD and mental health disorders: are these children more likely to develop reading disorders? Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders. 2012 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Honours and awards
2017
•Nomination, Citation, Australian Awards for University Teaching for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: A/Prof. Kellie Bennett
2016
•Nomination, Australian Awards for University Teaching for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: A/Prof. Kellie Bennett
2015
•Faculty Award, Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: A/Prof. Kellie Bennett
•UWA Award, Excellence in Teaching Winner for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: A/Prof. Kellie Bennett
•Nomination, Australian Awards for University Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: A/Prof. Kellie Bennett
2014
•UWA/Office of Learning and Teaching Award Nomination, Programs that Enhance Learning for The Claassen Institute of Psychiatry for Medical Students
2013
•Faculty Award, Innovation in Curricula, Learning and Teaching for ‘The Claassen Institute of Psychiatry for Medical Students’
2008
•Faculty Award, Early Career Excellence in Teaching: A/Prof. Kellie Bennett
Previous positions
Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology
Useful links
Behavioural Science Unit at UWA
http://www.psychiatry.uwa.edu.au/research/behavioural
Current projects
Research grants include:

Dr Toni Musiello, Dr Claire Johnson, Dr Moira O'Connor, Professor Christobel Saunders, Dr David Joske, Associate Professor Kellie Bennett, Doctor Suzie Brans, Assistant Professor Weijie Li, Dr Lisa Miller, Dr Anna Petterson 2014, 'Study Examining Impact of Distress Screening in Cancer', WA Department of Health.

Professor Gary Hulse, Dr Hanh Ngo, Associate Professor Kellie Bennett, Ms Erin Kelty 2013, 'Telethon New Childrens Hospital Research Fund - Effects of Maternal Use of Opioid Pharmacotherapies on Health Outcomes in Exposed Children', Telethon New Childrens Hospital Research Fund.

Associate Professor Kellie Bennett, Ms Julie Shepherd, Dr Douglas Bridge 2012, 'Spirituality in Medical Education in Australian Universities - A National Survey of Current Content & Deans & Teachers Attitudes', John Templeton Foundation.

Associate Professor Kellie Bennett, 2008, 'Naltrexone Treatment for Substance use During Pregnancy: Developmental Consequences for the Children', UWA Research Development Award Scheme.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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