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Postgraduate research opportunities in the Department of Psychological Medicine

Te Tari Whakaora Hinengaro Tangata – Ngā ara rangahau – tohu paerua

Our primary area of research is mood disorders. The listings on this page may be supplemental research topics outside of this area.
Professor Richard Porter welcomes enquiries from prospective PhD students interested in mood disorder research.

Consumer recovery in opioid substitution treatment

Supervisor
Associate Professor Simon Adamson
Level
PhD

The NEEDN’T Food Study

Supervisor
Associate Professor Simon Adamson
Level
PhD

Mental health nursing

Supervisor
Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

Improving functioning in mood disorders – includes psychotherapy, neurocognitive interventions, and family interventions in mood disorders

Supervisors
Professor Richard Porter, Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Katie Douglas, Dr Maree Inder, Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

The experience of and recovery from psychiatric disorders

Supervisors
Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

Psychological consequences of psychiatric disorders

Supervisors
Dr Caroline Bell, Professor Richard Porter
Level
PhD

Psychotherapy for mood disorders

Close date
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Supervisors
Professor Marie Crowe, Dr Jenny Jordan, Dr Maree Inder, Associate Professor Sue Luty
Level
PhD

Psychological adaptation to medical illness

Close date
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Supervisor
Professor Lois Surgenor
Level
PhD

Personality disorders and treatment

Close date
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Supervisors
Professor Roger Mulder, Dr Dave Carlyle
Level
PhD

Māori mental health

Close date
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Supervisor
Dr Cameron Lacey
Level
PhD

Obesity

Close date
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Supervisors
Associate Professor Lois Surgenor, Dr Jenny Jordan
Level
PhD

Eating disorders

Close date
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Supervisors
Associate Professor Lois Surgenor, Dr Jenny Jordan
Level
PhD

Neurocognitive interventions

Close date
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Supervisors
Professor Richard Porter, Dr Katie Douglas
Level
PhD

Anxiety disorders and treatment

Supervisor
Associate Professor Caroline Bell
Level
PhD

Addiction and co-existing disorders

Supervisors
Associate Professor Simon Adamson, Dr James Foulds, Professor Doug Sellman
Level
PhD