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Research Fellow

BA (Hons) PhD (Cant)

Email ria.schroder@otago.ac.nz

Ria Schroder has been a Research Fellow at the National Addiction Centre since 2004.

Her primary areas of interest are improving addiction treatment for youth and addictive overeating.

Ria is also the Research Manager of the Collaborative for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development which allows her to foster her interest in community based research aimed at promoting the healthy development of youth.

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Publications

Schroder, R., Sellman, J. D., & Adamson, S. (2017). Development and validation of a brief measure of eating compulsivity (MEC). Substance Use & Misuse, 52(14), 1918-1924. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1343352

Sellman, D., Schroder, R., Deering, D., Elmslie, J., Foulds, J., & Frampton, C. (2017). Psychosocial enhancement of the Green Prescription for obesity recovery: A randomised controlled trial. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1450), 44-54. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Schroder, R., Sellman, J. D., & Adamson, S. (2017). Measuring eating compulsivity in the wider clinical context. Substance Use & Misuse, 52(14), 1925-1926. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1343355

Braye, K., Schroder, R., & Deering, D. (2015). Changing patterns of opioid use in New Zealand and the role of relationships in this: Consumer and clinician perspectives. Proceedings of the 20th Cutting Edge Conference. Retrieved from http://www.cmnzl.co.nz/cutting-edge-2015/welcome/

Deering, D., & Schroder, R. (2014). Opiod recovery and wellbeing in primary care: Clients' perspectives. Proceedings of the 19th Cutting Edge Conference. Retrieved from http://cuttingedge.org.nz/

Commissioned Report for External Body

Schroder, R., Stevenson, R., Sellman, D., Carter, F., Elmslie, J., & Mann, J. (2011). Abstinence vs. moderation in obesity treatment: Client perceptions of what works. Commissioned by National Heart Foundation of New Zealand. Christchurch, New Zealand: National Addiction Centre, University of Otago. 22p.

Adamson, S., Deering, D., Schroder, R., Townshend, P., & Ditchburn, M. (2009). National Telephone Survey of the Addiction Treatment Workforce. Commissioned by Matua Raki. Christchurch, New Zealand: National Addiction Centre, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago. 51p. Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/pdfs/telephonesurvey2008.pdf

McKay, S., Donaldson, K., & Schroder, R. (2009). Adventure therapy: Pumanawa Atawhai with Young People and their Families Programme. Commissioned by St John of God Waipuna Trust. Christchurch, New Zealand: The Collaborative for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development. 82p.

Schroder, R. N., Sellman, J. D., Elmslie, J., & Carter, F. (2008). Understanding clinician and consumer perspectives of obesity: Expanding knowledge of the causation and treatment of obesity. Commissioned by National Heart Foundation of New Zealand. Christchurch, New Zealand: National Addiction Centre, University of Otago. 53p.

Schroder, R. N., Sellman, J. D., & Deering, D. (2007). Improving addiction treatment retention for young people: A research report from the National Addiction Centre. Commissioned by Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC). Wellington, New Zealand: ALAC. 75p.

Schroder, R. (2004). Canterbury Centre for Youth Health and Development (CCYHD) scoping project. Commissioned by CCYHD. New Zealand: Christchurch Medical School, University of Otago. 30p.

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Other Research Output

Schroder, R. (2005, June) Exploring the gap between NZ adolescent's sexual knowledge and sexual behaviour: A fresh perspective [Invited speaker]. Sexual Health Educators Seminar, Christchurch, New Zealand. [Invited Speaker at Seminar].

Schroder, R. (2004, September) Promoting better connections between sexuality education and youth health and development: The value of understanding youths' perceptions of their sexual behaviours [Invited speaker]. The Collaborative for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development Seminar, Christchurch, New Zealand. [Invited Speaker at Seminar].

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Journal - Research Article

Schroder, R., Sellman, J. D., & Adamson, S. (2017). Development and validation of a brief measure of eating compulsivity (MEC). Substance Use & Misuse, 52(14), 1918-1924. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1343352

Sellman, D., Schroder, R., Deering, D., Elmslie, J., Foulds, J., & Frampton, C. (2017). Psychosocial enhancement of the Green Prescription for obesity recovery: A randomised controlled trial. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1450), 44-54. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

McLachlan, A. D., Hungerford, R. L., Schroder, R. N., & Adamson, S. J. (2012). Practitioners' experiences of collaboration, working with and for rural Māori. Australian Community Psychologist, 24(1), 52-63.

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., & Elmslie, J. (2010). Addictive overeating: Lessons learned from medical students' perceptions of Overeaters Anonymous. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1311). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1311/4033/content.pdf

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., Frampton, C., & Deering, D. (2009). Youth retention: Factors associated with treatment drop-out from youth alcohol and other drug treatment. Drug & Alcohol Review, 28(6), 663-668. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00076.x

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., Frampton, C., & Deering, D. (2008). Profile of young people attending alcohol and other drug treatment services in Aotearoa, New Zealand: Clinical file search. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(11), 963-968.

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Journal - Research Other

Schroder, R., Sellman, J. D., & Adamson, S. (2017). Measuring eating compulsivity in the wider clinical context. Substance Use & Misuse, 52(14), 1925-1926. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1343355

Elmslie, J. L., Sellman, J. D., Schroder, R. N., & Carter, F. A. (2012). The NEEDNT Food List: Non-essential, energy-dense, nutritionally-deficient foods. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1350). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Adamson, S., Schroder, R., Todd, F., Deering, D., & Sellman, D. (2010). The Naturalistic Treatment Outcome Project (NTOP): Five year outcomes. In S. Adamson & R. Schroder (Eds.), New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph 2009. (pp. 1-4). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/nationaladdictioncentre/pdfs/monograph2009.pdf

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., Elmslie, J., & Carter, F. (2008). Addictive overeating: A missing link in the obesity epidemic? In R. N. Schroder & J. Sheridan (Eds.), New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. (pp. 28-31). Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/conference.html

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., Deering, D., & Frampton, C. (2007). Understanding the dynamic culture of youth attending AOD services in NZ and factors associated with early treatment drop out. In S. J. Adamson, R. Schroder & J. Sheridan (Eds.), New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. (pp. 49-52). Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/conference.html

Schroder, R., & Sellman, J. D. (2006). What makes them stay, what makes them go? Factors associated with the retention of youth in AOD treatment programmes in Aotearoa, New Zealand. In S. J. Adamson & R. Schroder (Eds.), New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. (pp. 53-56). Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/conference.html

Schroder, R., Peka, H., & Mulder, R. (2005). Clinical characteristics of clients entering the Odyssey House, Christchurch adult residential therapeutic community. In S. J. Adamson (Ed.), Proceedings of the Cutting Edge Conference: New Zealand Treatment Research Monograph, Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction. (pp. 45-47). [Full Paper]

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., Bagshaw, S., Pitama, S., Frampton, C., Deering, D., & Todd, F. (2004). Factors affecting youth retention in alcohol and other drug treatment: A review of the literature. New Zealand Treatment Research Monograph, alcohol, drugs and addiction: Proceedings of the Cutting Edge Conference. (pp. 54-58). Christchurch, New Zealand: National Addiction Centre. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Braye, K., Schroder, R., & Deering, D. (2015). Changing patterns of opioid use in New Zealand and the role of relationships in this: Consumer and clinician perspectives. Proceedings of the 20th Cutting Edge Conference. Retrieved from http://www.cmnzl.co.nz/cutting-edge-2015/welcome/

Deering, D., & Schroder, R. (2014). Opiod recovery and wellbeing in primary care: Clients' perspectives. Proceedings of the 19th Cutting Edge Conference. Retrieved from http://cuttingedge.org.nz/

Sellman, D., Schroder, R., & Deering, D. (2014). Recovery from food addiction/obesity: A randomised controlled trial. Proceedings of the 19th Cutting Edge Conference. Retrieved from http://cuttingedge.org.nz/

Schroder, R., Adamson, S., & Sellman, D. (2014). Development of a measure of eating compulsivity. Proceedings of the 19th Cutting Edge Conference. Retrieved from http://cuttingedge.org.nz/

Adamson, S., Schroder, R., & Kay-Lambkin, F. (2011). Measuring cannabis treatment outcome: Sensitivity to change of the cannabis use disorders identification test: Revised (CUDIT-R). Drug & Alcohol Review, 30(Suppl. 1), (pp. 2). [Abstract]

Schroder, R., Elmslie, J., Sellman, D., & Carter, F. (2010). Understanding clinician and consumer perspectives of obesity. Nutrition & Dietetics. 67(Suppl. 2), (pp. 5). doi: 10.1261/j.1747-0080.2010.01440.x

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Conference Contribution - Edited volume of conference proceedings

Adamson, S., Schroder, R., & Sheridan, J. (Eds.). (2012). New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph 2010. 36p. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/nationaladdictioncentre/atrig.html

Adamson, S., & Schroder, R. (Eds.). (2010). New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph 2009. 39p. Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/pdfs/monograph2009.pdf

Schroder, R. N., & Sheridan, J. (Eds.). (2008). New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. 35p. Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/conference.html

Adamson, S. J., Schroder, R., & Sheridan, J. (Eds.). (2007). New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. 85p. Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/conference.html

Adamson, S. J., & Schroder, R. (Eds.). (2006). New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. 75p. Retrieved from http://www.chmeds.ac.nz/departments/psychmed/treatment/conference.html

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Ravenscroft, V., & Schroder, R. (2005, September). Treatment outcomes in a youth dedicated therapeutic community at Odyssey House, Christchurch: An introduction and overview. Poster session presented at the Cutting Edge Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Schroder, R. (2004, September). Factors affecting youth retention in alcohol and drug treatment. Poster session presented at the Cutting Edge Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Sellman, D., Schroder, R., Deering, D., & Frampton, C. (2014, October). Recovery from food addiction/obesity: A randomised controlled trial. Verbal presentation at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference: Deep South Psychiatry, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Schroder, R. (2008, September). Addictive overeating: A missing link in the obesity epidemic? Verbal presentation at the Cutting Edge National Alcohol, Drug and Addiction Treatment Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Schroder, R., Sellman, D., Pitama, S., Bagshaw, S., Deering, D., Todd, F., & Frampton, C. (2005, November). Clinical characteristics of young people who attended Youth AOD Services during 2003-2004 in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Abel, G., Bagshaw, S., Fitzgerald, L., Jeffs, L., Locke, A., McAlevey, F., & Schroder, R. (2005, November). A collaborative conversation. Verbal presentation at the 4th Annual Australian and New Zealand Adolescent Health Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Schroder, R. (2004, September). Promoting better connections between sexuality, education and youth health and development. Verbal presentation at the Involve: Youth Health and Development Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Schroder, R. (2004, October). Reflections on the research process. Invited presentation at the NZAC Research Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Rowse, T., Nicholls, H., Schroder, R., & Bagshaw, S. (2004, September). The science of velcro. Verbal presentation at the Involve: Youth Health and Development Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Schroder, R. N. (2004). From ″I had a big grin on my face″ to ″I′d rather be eating McDonalds″: Recognising the diversity and complexity of teenage girls′ experiences of sexual intercourse (PhD). University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. 278p.

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