Dr Lisa Negri

Position

Casual Academic

School /
Work Unit

Health Sciences

Contact Details

No Phone

Location

Bundoora West campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering & Health

Dr Lisa Negri
Qualifications

BA, Melb Uni, 1987
GradDipAppChPsych, PIT, 1988
MPsych (Clin), La Trobe (1993-1994 converted to DPsych in 1995)
DPsych (Clin. Ch, Adol & Fam), La Trobe, 1998
MAPS (CCLIN)

Professional Interests

Dr Negri is a senior clinical psychologist who has worked in a variety of clinical settings since 1989 including Intellectual Disability Services; Family, Youth and Childrens’ Services; Infant Clinic (A&RMC); Mother-Baby Professorial Unit (A&RMC); inpatient and outpatient treatment at the Austin Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH); Learning Difficulties Centre (RCH) and private practice. Her academic pursuits commenced at La Trobe University in 1999 and she joined RMIT University in 2002. She is currently a Senior Lecturer and Director of the RMIT University Psychology Clinic.

Recent Publications

Books, Monographs

Milgrom, J., Martin, P. R., and Negri, L.M. (2003). Depressione postnatale: Ricerca, prevenzione e strategie di intervento psicologico. Gardolo-Trento: Erickson.

Refereed Journal Articles

Milgrom, J., Ericksen, J., Negri, L.M., and Gemmill, A.W. (2005). Screening for postnatal depression in routine primary care: Properties of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in an Australian sample. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39 (8), 745-751.

Milgrom, J., Negri, L.M., McNeil, M., Martin, P., and Gemmill, A.W. (2005). A randomized controlled trial of psychological interventions for postnatal depression. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 44, 529-542.

Miller, R.L., Pallant, J.F., and Negri, L.M. (2006). Anxiety and stress in the postpartum: Is there more to postnatal distress than depression. BioMed Central Psychiatry, 6, 12

Published Conference Proceedings

Castorina, L.L. and Negri, L.M. (2003). The inclusion of siblings to promote generalization in social skills training groups for boys with Asperger’s syndrome. Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Forum Proceedings, 3rd October, 2003. Melbourne: Autism Victoria.

Castorina, L.L. and Negri, L.M. (2004). The inclusion of siblings to promote generalization in social skills training groups for boys with Asperger’s syndrome. The Abstracts of the 39th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society, Bowen Hills: Australian Academic Press.

Castorina, L.L. and Negri, L.M. (2004). The inclusion of siblings to promote generalization in social skills training groups for boys with Asperger’s syndrome. Biennial Australian Autism Conference 1 – 3 October, 2004. Canberra: Autism Association ACT.

Milgrom, J., Ericksen, J.M., Loughlin, E.E., Martin, P.R., Negri, L.M., and McCarthy, R.M. (2003). A Workshop on Interventions following Postnatal Depression targeting both Maternal Mood and the Mother-Infant Interaction. Proceedings of The Marcé Society 2002 International Biennial Scientific Meeting. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 6 (Suppl 2), s108.

Milgrom, J., Martin, P.R., and Negri, L.M. (2003). A randomized trial of psychological treatments for postnatal depression in Australia. Paper presented at the 17th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. Abstract in Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 55 (2), 119-120.

Milgrom, J., Negri, L.M., De Paola, C., Ericksen, J.M., and Martion, P.R. (2004). Screening for postnatal depression and parenting difficulties as part of routine primary care in a large Australian community sample. Paper presented at Marce Society Conference, Oxford. Abstract in the Marce Society International Biennial Scientific Meeting Programme and Abstracts, 70.

Milgrom, J., Negri, L., McNeil, M., and Martin, P.R. (2004). A randomised trial for postnatal depression. Paper presented at 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China. Abstract in Mou, W., Li, S., and Qiu, B. (Eds.) Abstract Book, 1210-1211.Wood, J., Negri, L., O’Neill, L and Sandararjan, V. (2006, 23-25 march). The relationship between cardiac condition and depressive symptomatology in cardiac rehabilitation patients. Heart Foundation Conference and Scientific Meeting. Sydney: Heart Foundation.

Wood, J., Negri, L., Wise, F., O’Neill, L and Sandararjan, V. (2006, 10-12 August). Sad and brokenhearted: the relationship between depressive symptomatology and outcomes in cardiac rehabilitation patients. Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association 16th Annual Conference. Melbourne: Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association.

Research Grants

Negri, L.M., Smith, D.S., Hempenstall , K., Schuster, S., Little, E., and Wilks, R. (2006) Enhancing clinical competence: The development of an assessment instrument and multimedia instructional package. RMIT University Action Research in Teaching and Learning Grant, $8294

Current Research Supervision

  • Postpartum Distress in the First Postpartum Year
  • Sad and broken hearted: Depression in cardiac rehabilitation patients.
  • Enhancing clinical competence: The development of an assessment instrument and multimedia instructional package
  • Social skills training groups for children with Asperger’s syndrome: Enhancing generalization.