Kate Madeleine MacKrill

BSc MHealthPsych Auckland

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Research | Current

PhD Thesis

Title: Understanding the dimensions of the nocebo effect

Research Interests

  • Placebo & nocebo effects
  • Illness perceptions
  • Medicine branding
  • Patient-practitioner communication

Teaching | Current

Graduate Teaching Assistant - HLTHPSYC 122 Behaviour, Health and Development

Guest Lecturer - Professional and Clinical Skills Course, year 3 medical programme

Guest Lecturer - Master of Health Psychology, year 1 programme

Distinctions/Honours

Bagnall Doctoral Student International Mobility Scholarship - 2020

Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies Early Career Travel Grant - 2019

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship - 2018

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Postgraduate Students' Association Travel Grant - 2018

Fertility Associates Prize - 2017

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • American Psychological Association Division 38 Health Psychology
  • International Association of Applied Psychology
  • Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies
  • Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine
  • New Zealand Psychological Society

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • MacKrill, K., Groom, K. M., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). The effect of symptom-tracking apps on symptom reporting. British journal of health psychology, 25 (4), 1074-1085. 10.1111/bjhp.12459
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie, Katie Groom
  • Dalbeth, N., Douglas, M., MacKrill, K., Te Karu, L., Kleinstäuber M, & Petrie, K. J. (2020). The impact of the illness label 'gout' on illness and treatment perceptions in Māori (Indigenous New Zealanders). BMC Rheumatology, 4 (1).10.1186/s41927-020-00120-z
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola Dalbeth, Keith Petrie
  • MacKrill, K., Kleinstäuber M, & Petrie, K. J. (2019). The effect of rebranding generic medicines on drug efficacy and side effects. Psychology & health, 34 (12), 1470-1485. 10.1080/08870446.2019.1616088
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie
  • Petrie, K., MacKrill, K., Silvester, C., Dalbeth, N., & Pennebaker, J. (2019). OK Computer? A time analysis of Google searches about symptoms. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 1 (2), 1-11. 10.32872/cpe.v1i2.32774
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/49141
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie, Nicola Dalbeth
  • MacKrill, K., Gamble, G., Bean, D., Cundy, T., & Petrie, K. (2019). Evidence of a media-induced nocebo response following a nationwide antidepressant drug switch. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 1 (1), 1-12. 10.32872/cpe.v1i1.29642
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/49140
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Greg Gamble, Keith Petrie
  • MacKrill, K., & Petrie, K. J. (2018). What is associated with increased side effects and lower perceived efficacy following switching to a generic medicine? A New Zealand cross-sectional patient survey. BMJ open, 8 (10)10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023667
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie
  • MacKrill, K., & Petrie, K. (2018). PSYCHOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF PATIENT CONCERN AND ITS EFFECTS IN MEDICINE BRAND CHANGES. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE. (pp. 2).
  • Kleinstäuber M, MacKrill, K., & Petrie, K. J. (2018). Characteristics of individuals who prefer branded innovator over generic medicines: a New Zealand general population survey. Drugs and Therapy Perspectives, 34 (10), 478-483. 10.1007/s40267-018-0541-z
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie

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Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3030
28 PARK AVE
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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