Hiran Thabrew

Bsc BM FRACP FRANZCP

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

I'm a Child Psychiatrist and Paediatrician at Starship Children's Hospital, Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate Course Coordinator within the Department of Psychological Medicine, and Deputy Director of the Werry Centre for Infant,Child and Adolescent Mental Health.  My research interests include psychological problems experienced by children and young people with long-term physical conditions (chronic illness), eating disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and using technology and eHealth interventions to improve the mental health of all children and young people.

Research | Current

Psychological problems in children and young people with long-term physical conditions (chronic illness)

eHealth interventions

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Eating Disorders

 

Teaching | Current

Undergraduate teaching of medical students

Postgraduate teaching of infant, child and adolescent mental health professionals

Online training for primary and specialist level health professionals

Postgraduate supervision

Nil

Distinctions/Honours

RANZCP Young Investigator Award 2008

Responsibilities

Deputy Director of the Werry Centre for Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Areas of expertise

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Paediatrics

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Coordinator of Teaching in Child Psychiatry, University of Auckland

Coordinator of Postgraduate Certificate in Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine

Member of the Formal Learning Committee, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Thabrew, H., Stasiak, K., & Merry, S. (2017). Protocol for Co-Design, Development, and Open Trial of a Prototype Game-Based eHealth Intervention to Treat Anxiety in Young People With Long-Term Physical Conditions. JMIR research protocols, 6 (9)10.2196/resprot.7250
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Karolina Stasiak, Sally Merry
  • Thabrew, H., Corter, A., Goodyear-Smith, F., & Goldfinch, M. (2017). Randomized Trial Comparing the Electronic Composite Psychosocial Screener YouthCHAT With a Clinician-Interview Assessment for Young People: A Study Protocol. JMIR research protocols, 6 (7)10.2196/resprot.7995
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Arden Corter
  • Thabrew, H., Henderson, S., Hazell, P., Moor, S., Kowalenko, N., & Kenn, F. (2017). Is it time for child psychiatry to grow up?. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 000486741771894-000486741771894. 10.1177/0004867417718946
  • Thabrew, H., Stasiak, K., Hetrick, S. E., Wong, S., Huss, J. H., & Merry, S. N. (2017). eHealth interventions for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents with long-term physical conditions. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017 (1).10.1002/14651858.CD012489
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Karolina Stasiak, Sally Merry, Sarah Hetrick
  • Thabrew, H., Stasiak, K., Hetrick, S. E., Wong, S., Huss, J. H., & Merry, S. N. (2017). Psychological therapies for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents with long-term physical conditions. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017 (1).10.1002/14651858.CD012488
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Karolina Stasiak, Sally Merry, Sarah Hetrick
  • Thabrew, H. (2016). Zebras in the Forest: the experiences of Dual-Trained Child Psychiatrists and Paediatricians in Australia and New Zealand. Australasian Psychiatry, 24 (6), 578-582. 10.1177/1039856216665280
  • Thabrew, H., Stasiak, K., Garcia-Hoyos, V., & Merry, S. N. (2016). Game for health: How eHealth approaches might address the psychological needs of children and young people with long-term physical conditions. Journal of paediatrics and child health10.1111/jpc.13271
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Karolina Stasiak, Sally Merry
  • Fleming, T. M., Cheek, C., Merry, S. N., Thabrew, H., Bridgman, H., Stasiak, K., ... Hetrick, S. (2015). Juegos serios para el tratamiento o la prevención de la depresión: una revisión sistemática. Revista de Psicopatología y Psicología Clínica, 19 (3), 227-227. 10.5944/rppc.vol.19.num.3.2014.13904
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Theresa Fleming, Sally Merry, Karolina Stasiak, Matthew Shepherd, Sarah Hetrick

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Contact details

Alternative contact

021402055

Office hours

Mon -Fri 0830-1700

Primary location

AUCKLAND HOSPITAL - Bldg 599
Level 12, Room 12007
2 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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