Associate Professor Phil Batterham
PhD, MPH, BSc (Psychology) Hons
Phil Batterham is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. He is also a Visiting Fellow at UNSW and the Black Dog Institute. Phil is a research leader in developing more efficient and precise tools to assess suicidality and mental disorders, developing and implementing online programs to prevent suicide and mental health problems, and reducing barriers to help seeking. His work centres around the application of implementation science, advanced statistical methods and emerging technologies to improve the prevention and treatment of suicidal behaviour, depression and anxiety disorders.
Phil was awarded an Early Career Fellowship (2011-13), a Career Development Fellowship-1 (2014-18) and a Career Development Fellowship-2 (2019-22) from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Phil is a Chief Investigator for two NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention, seven NHMRC project grants and three other NHMRC grants. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers and received several prestigious national and international awards.
- Children or young people
- Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
- Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
- Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
- Mental health, mental ill health
- Research opportunities
- Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
- Connecting with post-graduate candidates
- Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
Developing a roadmap for the translation of e-mental health services for depression
Batterham PJ, Sunderland M, Calear AL, Davey CG, Christensen H, Teesson M, Kay-Lambkin F, Andrews G, Mitchell PB, Herrman H, Butow PN, Krouskos D.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 49, 776-784.
View at journals.sagepub.com
Effectiveness of an online insomnia program (SHUTi) for prevention of depressive episodes (the GoodNight Study): a randomised controlled trial
Christensen H, Batterham PJ, Gosling JA, Ritterband LM, Griffiths KM, Thorndike FP, Glozier N, O’Dea B, Hickie IB, Mackinnon AJ
Lancet Psychiatry, 2016, 3, 333-341
View at www.thelancet.com
Independent effects of mental disorders on suicidal behaviour in the community.
Batterham PJ, Calear AL, Christensen H, Carragher N, Sunderland M.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2018, 48, 512-521.
View at onlinelibrary.wiley.com
A systematic review and evaluation of measures for suicidal ideation and behaviours in population-based research.
Batterham PJ, Ftanou M, Pirkis J, Brewer JL, Mackinnon AJ, Beautrais A, Fairweather-Schmidt AK, Christensen H.
Psychological Assessment, 2015, 27, 501-512.
View at psycnet.apa.org
The stigma of suicide scale.
Batterham, P. J., Calear, A. L., & Christensen, H.
Crisis, 2013, 34, 13-21.
View at psycnet.apa.org
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