BA cum laude (Psychology)(Boston) MA PhD(Psychology)(Case Western Reserve)
Joe is the Director of the Christchurch Health and Development Study. He trained as an experimental social psychologist and worked in the US, UK, and Australia, before coming to New Zealand.
- the psychosocial causes and consequences of substance use, abuse, and dependence
- mental health and substance use epidemiology
- the social and psychological determinants of maladaptive behaviour including aggression and violence.
During its more than 30 years of existence, researchers from the Christchurch Health and Development Study (CHDS) have published an average of one paper every month.
Donovan, K. A., Beaglehole, B., Frampton, C. M. A., Currie, M., Boden, J. M., & Jordan, J. (2023). Tōku Oranga: The subjective wellbeing and psychological functioning of postgraduate and medical students in Ōtautahi Christchurch. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1586), 51-62. Retrieved from https://journal.nzma.org.nz/
Greenwood, C. J., Letcher, P., Laurance, E., Boden, J. M., Foulds, J., Spry, E. A., Kerr, J. A., … Olsson, C. A. (2023). The Monitoring Illicit Substance USE Consortium: A study protocol for investigating low prevalence substance use behaviours in population cohort studies. Drug & Alcohol Review, 42(Suppl. 1), 205. doi: 10.1111/dar.13749
Kerr, J. A., Gillespie, A. N., O'Connor, M., Deane, C., Borschmann, R., Dashti, S. G., … Boden, J. M., … Patton, G. C. (2023). Intervention targets for reducing mortality between mid-adolescence and mid-adulthood: A protocol for a machine-learning facilitated systematic umbrella review. BMJ Open, 13(10), e068733. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068733
Hetrick, S. E., Hobbs, M., Fortune, S., Marek, L., Wiki, J., Boden, J. M., Theodore, R., Ruhe, T., Kokaua, J. J., … Bowden, N. (2023). Proximity of alcohol outlets and presentation to hospital by young people after self-harm: A retrospective geospatial study using the integrated data infrastructure. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00048674231203909
Buchanan, M., Walker, G., Boden, J. M., Mansoor, Z., & Newton-Howes, G. (2023). Protective factors for psychosocial outcomes following cumulative childhood adversity: Systematic review. BJPsych Open, 9, e197. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2023.561