Associate Professor Tricia Nagel

Associate professor

Qualifications:

PhD, Charles Darwin University, 2008; Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 1996; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1982.

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Principal Supervisor for PhD

Location:

Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus

Biography:

Tricia Nagel is a consultant psychiatrist who has lived and worked in the Top End of the Northern Territory for 26 years. Tricia is an associate professor at both Flinders University and the Menzies School of Health Research where she leads the Healing and Resilience Theme. Dr Nagel has a particular interest in comorbid disorders and integration of treatment approaches for improved wellbeing outcomes in primary care. Her work encompasses development of systems for delivery of best practice in remote and socially disadvantaged settings, mental health promotion, assessment and treatment of comorbid chronic disease and substance use, and exploration of low-intensity psychological interventions as treatment. 

  1. Nagel, T. & Thompson, C. (2008). Motivational care planning – self management in indigenous mental health. Australian Family Physician37(12), 996-1000.
  2. Nagel, T., Thompson, C., Robinson, G., Condon, J. & Trauer, T. (2009). Two-way approaches to Indigenous mental health literacy. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 15(1), 50-55.
  3. Nagel, T., Robinson, G., Condon, J. & Trauer, T. (2009). Approach to treatment of mental illness and substance dependence in remote Indigenous communities: Results of a mixed methods study. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 17(4), 174-182.
  4. Nagel, T., Thompson, C., Spencer, N., Judd, J. & Williams, R. (2009). Two way approaches to Indigenous mental health training: Brief training in brief interventions. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 8(2).
  5. Nagel, T & Thompson, C. (2010). The central role of Aboriginal families in motivational counselling: family support and family ‘humbug’. Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin, 10(1).
  6. Nagel, T. & Griffin, C. (2010). Promoting Self-management in Indigenous People with Mental Illness and Substance Misuse. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 15(2), 85-90.
  7. Nagel, T., Kavanagh, D., Barclay, L., Trauer, T., Chenhall, R., Frendin, J. & Griffin, C. (2011). Integrating treatment for mental and physical disorders and substance misuse in Indigenous primary care settings. Australasian Psychiatry,19 S17-S19.
  8. Nagel, T., Hinton, R. & Griffin C. (2012). Yarning about mental health: translation of a recovery paradigm to practice. Advances in Mental Health, 10(3), 216-223.
  9. Hinton, R & Nagel, T. (2012). Evaluation of a culturally-adapted training in Indigenous mental health and wellbeing for the alcohol and other drug sector. International Scholarly Research Network Public Health, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/380581.
  10. Jayaraj, R., Thomas, M., Kavanagh, D., d'Abbs, P., Mayo, L., Thompson, V., Griffin, C. & Nagel, T. (2012). Study Protocol: Screening and Treatment of Alcohol-Related Trauma (START) - a randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 371.
Click here to view more Tricia Nagel publications in PubMed.
  1. Tackling smoking in remote communities

    Tackling smoking in remote communities

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    The development of Yarning about Smoking is a collaboration between the Health Departmentís Remote Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Program in Primary Health Care and the Menzies School of Health Research

  2. NTG Media Release | Tackling smoking in remote communities

    NTG Media Release | Tackling smoking in remote communities

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    The development of Yarning about Smoking is a collaboration between the Health Departmentís Remote Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Program in Primary Health Care and the Menzies School of Health Research. The resource can be used and accessed by people all across the Health Department as well as the NGO sector to provide assessments and intervention with people who are smoking.

  3. Mental health app reaches out to Indigenous Australians

    Mental health app reaches out to Indigenous Australians

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    A pioneering iPad app which visually represents an individualís strengths and weakness is hoping to significantly improve Indigenous mental health; one of the nationís fastest growing health problems.

  4. New app to improve Indigenous mental health featured on World Mental Health Day

    New app to improve Indigenous mental health featured on World Mental Health Day

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    An innovative iPad app based on tools developed by Indigenous people for Indigenous people is hoping to address one of the nationís fastest growing health problems.

  5. World Mental Health Day 2011

    World Mental Health Day 2011

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    World Mental Health Day.pdf