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Professor Sarah Romans

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Field of interest

  • Academic psychiatry

Areas of interest

  • Women's mental health
  • Mood disorders
  • Social networks
  • Childhood and adult abuse
  • Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Sleep in psychiatric disorders

Current activities

  • Sleep in acute psychiatric illness
  • Obesity in people with psychiatric illness
  • Trainee (psychiatric registrar) wellbeing


Every-Palmer, S., Grant, M. L., Thabrew, H., Hansby, O., Lawrence, M., Jenkins, M., & Romans, S. (2024). Not heading in the right direction: Five hundred psychiatrists’ views on resourcing, demand, and workforce across New Zealand mental health services. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 58(1), 82-91. doi: 10.1177/00048674231170572 Journal - Research Article

Romans, S., Judson, N., Davis, M., & Howie, A. (2020, November). Private practices in Aotearoa. Verbal presentation at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference: A Climate for Change: Nga Tohu Huarere e panoni haere nei, he ao hurihuri, Napier, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Every-Palmer, S., Romans, S. E., Stubbs, R., Tomlinson, A., Gandhi, S., & Huthwaite, M. (2020). Experiences of weight-loss surgery in people with serious mental illness: A qualitative study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 419. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00419 Journal - Research Article

Every-Palmer, S., Romans, S., Law, A., Henry, J., Jenkins, M., & Lawrence, M. (2020). Choosing a career in psychiatry: Expect the unexpected. New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 30, 15-18. [Editorial]. Journal - Research Other

Davison, L., Amer, H., Krishnan, J., Seale, E., Young, K., & Romans, S. (2019). Trainee welfare: A New Zealand perspective. Australasian Psychiatry, 27(3), 215-218. doi: 10.1177/1039856218810150 Journal - Research Article

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