Justin Kenardy is a clinical health psychologist and Deputy Director of the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD), and Professor at the Schools of Psychology and Medicine
Justin Kenardy works in the broad area of behavioural medicine and is Professor of Medicine and Psychology at the University of Queensland. He has particular interests in anxiety and post-traumatic stress in relation to physical illness or injury.
He started a line of research on psychological aspects of whiplash related disorders, working in partnership with Professor Michele Sterling, this led to a number of high profile publications and several large grants through NHMRC and ARC. He is a CI for the NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Health.
He continues his work on e-mental health and has obtained a several Grants to develop and evaluate internet and virtual reality interventions. He was also a CI on a Beyond Blue funded initiative to develop and evaluate a public health oriented e-mental health website in collaboration with ANU.
He has focussed his interest in trauma on children. His work in this area has built on a program of research aimed at the development and evaluation of preventative and early intervention for anxiety and posttraumatic stress. This has led to a number of NHMRC grants and NIH grants to study this population.
Justin Kenardy is currently Deputy Director of the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine. He has published over 200 books, chapters and papers and has obtained over $43 million in competitive grants and research contracts.
As at 1/3/12:
Refereed Journal Papers: 132
Book Chapters: 14
Citations: 4900 peer-reviewed journals, Cites/paper: 24, Cites/year: 153; 5000+ citations in books and book chapters.
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