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Dr Joanne Allen

Research Officer

School of Psychology

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Alpass, FA., Szabo, A., Allen, J., & Stephens, CV. (2017). Health effects of informal caring in New Zealand: longitudinal findings from the Health, Work and Retirement study. International Journal of Care and Caring. 1(3), 309-329
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Li, J., Herr, RM., Allen, J., Stephens, C., & Alpass, F. (2017). Validating the short measure of the Effort-Reward Imbalance Questionnaire in older workers in the context of New Zealand.. J Occup Health.
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C.
Alpass, F., Keeling, S., Allen, J., Stevenson, B., & Stephens, C. (2017). Reconciling Work and Caregiving Responsibilities among Older Workers in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. 32(3), 323-337
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Stevenson, B.
Szabo, A., Allen, J., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2017). Longitudinal Trajectories of Quality of Life and Depression by Housing Tenure Status. Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Alpass, F., Keeling, S., Stevenson, B., Allen, J., & Stephens, C. (2016). Ripples of recovery and resilience: Tracking the effects of the canterbury earthquakes on older New Zealanders. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 20(2), 117-124
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Stevenson, B.
Towers, A., Philipp, MC., Dulin, P., & Allen, J. (2016). The health benefits of moderate drinking in older adults may be better explained by socioeconomic status. Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 00(00), 1-6 Retrieved from https://academic.oup.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Philipp, M., Towers, A.
Szabo, A., Stephens, C., Allen, J., & Alpass, F. (2016). Construct validation of Wenger’s support network typology. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Retrieved from http://psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/10/06/geronb.gbw126.abstract
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Allen, J., Inder, KJ., Harris, ML., Lewin, TJ., Attia, JR., & Kelly, BJ. (2013). Quality of life impact of cardiovascular and affective conditions among older residents from urban and rural communities. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 11(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J.
Allen, J., Inder, KJ., Lewin, TJ., Attia, JR., Kay-Lambkin, FJ., Baker, AL., . . . Kelly, BJ. (2013). Integrating and extending cohort studies: Lessons from the eXtending Treatments, Education and Networks in Depression (xTEND) study. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 13(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J.
Newman, LK., Harris, M., & Allen, J. (2011). Neurobiological basis of parenting disturbance. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 45(2), 109-122
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J.
Loughland, C., Draganic, D., McCabe, K., Richards, J., Nasir, A., Allen, J., . . . Carr, V. (2010). Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank: A database of comprehensive clinical, endophenotypic and genetic data for aetiological studies of schizophrenia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 44(11), 1029-1035
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J.
Loughland, CM., Lawrence, G., Allen, J., Hunter, M., Lewin, TJ., Oud, NE., . . . Carr, VJ. (2009). Aggression and trauma experiences among carer-relatives of people with psychosis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 44(12), 1031-1040
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J.

Book

Towers, AJ., stevenson, B., Breheny, M., & Allen, J. (2016). Health, work and retirement longitudinal study. In N. Pachana (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. (pp. 1025 - 1033). Singapore: Springer Singapore
[Chapter]Authored by: Allen, J., Breheny, M., Stevenson, B., Towers, A.

Conference

Szabo, A., Allen, J., Stephens, C., & Alpass, F. (2017). Does physical functioning decline after retirement? a longitudinal investigation from 2006 to 2016. Innovation in Aging. Vol. 1 (pp. 579 - 579). : 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Alpass, F., Szabo, A., Allen, J., & Stephens, C. (2017). INFORMAL CAREGIVING AND HEALTH: LONGITUDINAL FINDINGS FROM THE HEALTH, WORK, AND RETIREMENT STUDY. Innovation in Aging. Vol. 1: 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Allen, J., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2017, January). Predictors of perceived disaster impact in persons affected by the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes: pre and post disaster profiles. Presented at Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C.
Allen, J., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2016, September). Does residential location influence the association of social connections with health for older New Zealanders?. Presented at Making Active Ageing a Reality - 2016 Conference of the New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C.
Szabo, A., Allen, J., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2016, September). Longitudinal effects of home ownership on wellbeing among older New Zealanders. Presented at Making Active Ageing a Reality - 2016 Conference of the New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Alpass, F., Allen, J., & Stephens, C. (2016). Factors Influencing the Decision to Relocate to a Retirement Village. Gerontologist. Vol. Suppl 3 (pp. 635 - 635). : The Gerontological Society of America's 69th Annual Scientific Meeting
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C.
Alpass, F., Allen, J., & Stephens, C. (2016). FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DECISION TO RELOCATE TO A RETIREMENT VILLAGE. GERONTOLOGIST. Vol. 56 (pp. 635 - 635).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C.
Stephens, C., Szabo, A., Allen, J., & Alpass, F.(2016, November). The effects of home ownership on the wellbeing and health of older New Zealanders. .
[Conference]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Szabo, A.
Allen, J., Towers, A., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2017). Considerations of response bias and value in linking an existing longitudinal cohort study with national health record data. International Journal of Population Data Science. Vol. 1 (pp. 195 - 195). online: International Population Data Linkage Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C., Towers, A.
Allen, J., Inder, KJ., Lewin, TJ., Attia, J., & Kelly, BJ.(2015, November). Personal and contextual determinants of health for older rural Australians. https://www.aag.asn.au/documents/item/819.
[Conference]Authored by: Allen, J.
Alpass, FM., Stephens, C., Allen, J., & Spicer, J. (2015, November). The health attributes of older rural and urban New Zealanders. Presented at AAG's 48th Annual National Conference “Place, Spirit, Heart: Exploring Experiences of Ageing. Alic Springs, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Allen, J., Alpass, F., Stephens, C.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Eddie Barnard - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The Combined Use of Alcohol and Alcohol-Interactive Medication in Older New Zealanders and The Potential Moderating Role of Depression

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