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)

  • Bøe T, Serlachius, A. S., Sivertsen, B., Petrie, K. J., & Hysing, M. (2018). Cumulative effects of negative life events and family stress on children's mental health: The Bergen Child Study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53 (1), 1-9. 10.1007/s00127-017-1451-4
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Anna Serlachius
  • 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
  • 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 Medicine, 51 (6), 899-911. 10.1007/s12160-017-9913-1
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Justin Fernandez, Andrew Grey
  • 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
  • Martin, L. R., & Petrie, K. J. (2017). Understanding the dimensions of anti-vaccination attitudes: The vaccination attitudes examination (VAX) scale. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51 (5), 652-660. 10.1007/s12160-017-9888-y
  • 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