Professor Keith James Petrie

Areas of expertise

Health psychology, placebo effect, nocebo effect, adherence to treatment, illness perceptions, reassurance in medical consultations, fatigue in aircrew, modern health worries

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Petrie, K. J., MacKrill, K., Derksen, C., & Dalbeth, N. (2018). An illness by any other name: The effect of renaming gout on illness and treatment perceptions. Health Psychology, 37 (1), 37-41. 10.1037/hea0000548
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola Dalbeth, Kate MacKrill
  • Derksen, C., Serlachius, A., Petrie, K. J., & Dalbeth, N. (2017). "What say ye gout experts?" A content analysis of questions about gout posted on the social news website Reddit. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18 (488)10.1186/s12891-017-1856-y
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Anna Serlachius, Nicola Dalbeth
  • Bøe T, Skogen, J. C., Sivertsen, B., Hysing, M., Petrie, K. J., Dearing, E., & Zachrisson, H. D. (2017). Economic volatility in childhood and subsequent adolescent mental health problems: a longitudinal population-based study of adolescents. BMJ open, 7 (9)10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017030
  • Sivertsen, B., Bøe T, Skogen, J. C., Petrie, K. J., & Hysing, M. (2017). Moving into poverty during childhood is associated with later sleep problems. Sleep medicine, 37, 54-59. 10.1016/j.sleep.2017.06.005
  • Serlachius, A., Gamble, G., House, M., Vincent, Z. L., Knight, J., Horne, A., ... Dalbeth, N. (2017). Illness perceptions and mortality in patients with gout: A prospective observational study. Arthritis Care and Research, 69 (9), 1444-1448. 10.1002/acr.23147
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola Dalbeth, Anne Horne, Anna Serlachius, Greg Gamble
  • Petrie, K. J., & Weinman, J. (2017). The PACE trial: It's time to broaden perceptions and move on. Journal of health psychology, 22 (9), 1198-1200. 10.1177/1359105317703789
  • Hysing, M., Petrie, K. J., Bøe T, & Sivertsen, B. (2017). Parental work absenteeism is associated with increased symptom complaints and school absence in adolescent children. BMC public health, 17 (1)10.1186/s12889-017-4368-7
  • Jones, A. S. K., Fernandez, J., Grey, A., & Petrie, K. J. (2017). The Impact of 3-D Models versus Animations on Perceptions of Osteoporosis and Treatment Motivation: A Randomised Trial. Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine10.1007/s12160-017-9913-1
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Justin Fernandez, Andrew Grey