Marie CroweProfessor

BA(Cant) MNurs(Deakin) PhD(Griff) RPN


Research interests

Marie Crowe's current research involves:

  • Psychotherapy and psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder and other recurrent mood disorders,
  • Improving health care delivery for mental disorders, particularly bipolar disorder,
  • Clinical effectiveness studies,
  • Conduct of studies in 'real-world' clinical settings,
  • Functional recovery in mood disorders,
  • New therapies for mood disorders,
  • Cost-effectiveness of service delivery for recurrent mood disorders,
  • Psychosocial interventions for long-term health conditions,
  • Medication adherence in long-term conditions,

She has expertise in a variety of research methods but has particular expertise qualitative research methods and discourse analysis.

She has been successful in obtaining research funding from a range of sources including HRC, Lotteries and CMRF. She is an experienced project leader.

Teaching responsibilities

Marie co-convenes the Clinical Leadership programme for mental health nurses and the Specialty Entry to Mental Health Nursing and Addictions Programme (NURX 403 and NURX 409).

Thesis supervision

Marie has supervised 20 PhDs and 21 Masters theses to successful completion and is currently supervising 4 PhD students.

Marie has availability to supervise in the following PhD topics:

  • Impact of bipolar disorder on individual and family
  • Interventions for bipolar disorder
  • Psychotherapy or psychosocial interventions for recurrent mood disorders
  • Long term condition management and self management
  • Mental health nursing practice

She is currently supervising two post-doctoral students and several students who have successfully obtained competitive funding.


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