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Mike Musker has worked in Mental Health as a senior registered mental health nurse for over 30 years. He was in a Senior Research Fellow position at the Mind & Brain Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) for 7 years before he became an Enterprise Fellow here at UniSA . He was the winner of the Nurse Excellence Award in South Australia (2013) and was the head nurse of the Forensic Mental Health Service in the role of Advanced Clinical Services Coordinator & Clinical Consultant. Mike has taught in an adjunct capacity at all three major universities here in South Australia. He is currently an Enterprise Fellow in Nursing. He arrived in Australia in ... Read more
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Mike Musker has worked in Mental Health as a senior registered mental health nurse for over 30 years. He was in a Senior Research Fellow position at the Mind & Brain Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) for 7 years before he became an Enterprise Fellow here at UniSA . He was the winner of the Nurse Excellence Award in South Australia (2013) and was the head nurse of the Forensic Mental Health Service in the role of Advanced Clinical Services Coordinator & Clinical Consultant. Mike has taught in an adjunct capacity at all three major universities here in South Australia. He is currently an Enterprise Fellow in Nursing. He arrived in Australia in 2001 as a lecturer in Forensic mental Health for Adelaide University and prior to this was the Ward Manager of the intensive care unit in the largest maximum security forensic hospital in the UK. Mike’s current research has focused on depression and obesity, the genetics of depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, mental health promotion, and consumer involvement in mental health care. After completing his Masters in Health Promotion Research and Policy Change, he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Education at the University of Manchester. He completed his PhD researching Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Perpetrators of Homicide with the University of Adelaide. Mike also completed a Masters of Clinical Science with the Joanna Briggs Institute (University of Adelaide) reviewing Proinflammatory Cytokines in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Hypnotherapy with the South Australian Hypnosis Society (SASH) and is an accredited trainer of the Mental Health First Aid program.
Doctor of Philosophy The University of Adelaide
Master of Clinical Science The University of Adelaide
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
Research outputs for the last seven years are shown below. To see earlier years visit ORCID, ResearcherID or Scopus
Open access indicates that an output is open access.
Musker, M & Wong, M-L 2019, 'Treating depression in the era of precision medicine: challenges and perspectives', in J Quevedo, AF Carvalho & CA Zarate (eds), Neurobiology of Depression: Road to Novel Therapeutics, Academic Press, UK, ch. 23, pp. 265-275.
Musker, M, Licinio, J & Wong, M-L 2018, 'Inflammation genetics of depression', in BT Baune (ed.), Inflammation and Immunity in Depression: Basic Science and Clinical Applications, Academic Press, UK, ch. 23, pp. 411-425.
Musker, M, McArthur, A, Munn, Z & Wong, M-L 2021, 'Circulating leptin levels in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia: a systematic review protocol', JBI Evidence Synthesis, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 695-701.
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van Agteren, J, Ali, K, Fassnacht, DB, Iasiello, M, Furber, G, Howard, A, Woodyatt, L, Musker, M & Kyrios, M 2021, 'Testing the differential impact of an internet-based mental health intervention on outcomes of well-being and psychological distress during covid-19: uncontrolled intervention study', JMIR Mental Health, vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 1-15.
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Lores, T, Musker, M, Collins, K, Burke, A, Perry, SW, Wong, M-L & Licinio, J 2020, 'Pilot trial of a group cognitive behavioural therapy program for comorbid depression and obesity', BMC Psychology, vol. 8, article no. 34, pp. 1-11.
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Musker, M, Short, C, Licinio, J, Wong, M-L & Bidargaddi, N 2020, 'Using behaviour change theory to inform an innovative digital recruitment strategy in a mental health research setting', Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 120, pp. 1-13.
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Avery, JC, Moran, LJ, Moore, V, Fernandez, RC, Whitrow, M, Stocks, N, Gill, TK, Musker, M, Davies, M & Rumbold, A 2019, 'Prevalence of self-reported polycystic ovary syndrome and profiles of health among women of different generations: a cross sectional study', Fertility & Reproduction, vol.1, no. 3. pp. 141-147.
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González-Chica, DA, Licinio, J, Musker, M, Wong, M, Bowden, J, Hay, P, Chittleborough, C & Stocks, N 2019, 'Bullying and sexual abuse and their association with harmful behaviours, antidepressant use and health-related quality of life in adulthood: A population-based study in South Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 19, no. 26, pp. 1-12.
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Mitchison, D, Bussey, K, Touyz, S, Gonzalez-Chica, D, Musker, M, Stocks, N, Licinio, J & Hay, P 2019, 'Shared associations between histories of victimisation among people with eating disorder symptoms and higher weight', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 540-549.
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González-Chica, DA, Dal Grande, E, Bowden, J, Musker, M, Hay, P & Stocks, N 2017, 'Are we reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and improving the quality of life through preventive health care? Results of a population-based study in South Australia', Preventive Medicine, vol. 99, pp. 164-170.
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|Centre for Evidence-based Practice South Australia (CEPSA)||AUSTRALIA|
|Royal Adelaide Hospital||AUSTRALIA|
|South Australian Health and Medical and Research Institute (SAHMRI)||AUSTRALIA|
|South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)||AUSTRALIA|
|South Ural State University||RUSSIAN FEDERATION|
|SUNY Upstate Medical University||UNITED STATES|
|University of Adelaide||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Melbourne||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Sydney||AUSTRALIA|
|Upstate University||UNITED STATES|
|Western Sydney University||AUSTRALIA|
Winner, Nursing Excellence Award
Supervisions from 2010 shown
|Thesis title||Student status|
|111399 - Presence: complex adaptive systems in immersive extended reality learning experiences||Current|
|Exploring the barriers impacting on consumer engagement in biopsychosocial pain management||Current|