Dr Anna Sofia Serlachius

PhD, MSc in Health Psychology

Research | Current

Health psychology; self-management interventions in chronic illness; mhealth interventions; psychosocial interventions in type 1 and type 2 diabetes; social support and health; positive psychology interventions; psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions

Teaching | Current

Self-management in chronic illness, health psychology, social support and health, research methods

Postgraduate supervision

Developing self-management interventions for chronic illness, exploring protective psychosocial factors and health outcomes (optimism/gratitude/self-compassion), psychosocial interventions for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, developing interventions to improve resilience/coping skills in adolescents with chronic illness

Areas of expertise

Self-management in chronic illness, stress and coping, cardio-metabolic health, using a life course approach to understanding chronic disease

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Director, Master in Health Psychology programme

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)


Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3020
New Zealand

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