Position

Academic Status
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Biography

Adam holds Academic Status in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. He was a Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University from 2009-2017, and is currently a Senior Lecturer at Central Queensland University.

Adam’s background is in social and forensic psychology, and his research interests are in the areas of perspective taking and empathy, and inpatient psychiatric hospitalisation (including therapeutic relationships, restraint, and absconding).

Qualifications

2009: PhD (Psychology), University of South Australia.

2003: BPsych(Hons), University of South Australia.

Honours, awards and grants

2010: Australian Psychological Society (APS) Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Thesis Award.

2010: Tony Winefield PhD Thesis Prize in Psychology, for the best thesis by a PhD student in the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy (University of South Australia) in 2009.

2004: Australian Postgraduate Award (APA).

Research expertise

  • Nursing
  • Psychology

Research interests

perspective taking and empathy, social perception, restraint of psychiatric inpatients, absconding.

Supervisory interests

  • Absconding
  • Absconding behaviour of psychiatric patients
  • Empathy and self-reflection
  • Forensic issues in mental health
  • Mental health nursing
  • Perspective taking
  • Restraint and seclusion of psychiatric patients
  • Social psychology

Publications

  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Gerace, A. and McMahon, J. (2017). Ethics, legal issues and the rights of people with a mental illness. In Contemporary psychiatric-mental health nursing: Partnerships in Care. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Pearson Australia, pp. 210-225.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E. and Gerace, A. (2014). Containment practices in psychiatric care. In D. Holmes, J. D. Jacob, A. Perron, ed. Power and the psychiatric apparatus: Repression, transformation and assistance. Surrey, England: Ashgate, pp. 91-115.
    [Scopus]
  • Day, A., O'Leary, P., Foster, G., Bahnisch, L.V. and Gerace, A. (2009). Have male offenders changed? Men's perspectives and experiences at the end of the program. In Andrew Day, Patrick O'Leary, Donna Chung, Donna Justo, ed. Domestic violence: Working with men: Research, practice experiences and integrated responses. Sydney, NSW: Federation Press, pp. 183-201.
  • Gerace, A. and Day, A. (2009). The characteristics of men who participate in the Gold Coast domestic violence program. In Andrew Day, Patrick O'Leary, Donna Chung, Donna Justo, ed. Domestic violence: Working with men: Research, practice experiences and integrated responses. Sydney, NSW: Federation Press, pp. 157-167.
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Do I ever cross your mind?: Thinking about oneself and one's close relationship partner. 16th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Nov 2017.
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Considering the relationship between self-reflection and perspective taking: A review of the social psychological literature. 46th Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Apr 2017.
  • Gerace, A. (2017). "A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience": Using the self to take another person's perspective. 4th Annual University of Queensland Compassion Symposium. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Sep 2017.
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Empathy and its role in decreasing anger, aggression, and conflict. International Symposium on Violence and Aggression. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Mar 2017.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C. and Gerace, A. (2017). The trouble with chemical restraint. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ACMHN's 43rd International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Oct 2017, pp. 28-28.
    [10.1111/inm.12399]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Gerace, A. and O'Kane, D. (2017). An examination of the incidence and nature of chemical restraint in adult acute psychiatric settings. Towards Elimination of Restrictive Practices 11th National Forum. Perth, Western Australia, Australia. May 2017.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Gerace, A. and O'Kane, D. (2017). Empathy between nurses and consumers during conflict situations in acute inpatient mental health units: New directions for a classic concept in nurse-consumer interaction. 23rd International Mental Health Nursing Research Conference. Cardiff, Wales, UK. Sep 2017.
  • Gerace, A. (2016). In those shoes? Understanding the limits of empathy in relationships. 15th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Nov 2016.
  • Dawson, S.K., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Gerace, A., O'Kane, D., Henderson, J.A., Lawn, S.J., et al. (2015). Carers' experiences of accessing mental health care for older people in a rural area in South Australia. TheMHS Conference 2015. Canberra, ACT. Aug 2015.
  • Fuller, J.D., Dawson, S.K., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Oster, C.T., Henderson, J.A., O'Kane, D., et al. (2015). Together for the Mental health of Older People (TMOP): a case study of facilitated reflection to problem solve networked older people's mental health services in rural South Australia. 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) Seoul, Korea. Aug 2015.
  • Fuller, J.D., Dawson, S.K., Oster, C.T., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Henderson, J.A., O'Kane, D., et al. (2015). Together for the Mental health of Older People (TMOP): a case study of network problem solving for the management of older people's mental health services in rural South Australia using facilitated reflection. Primary Health Care Research Conference. Adelaide, SA. Jul 2015.
  • Gerace, A., O'Kane, D., Palmer, C.J., Couzner, L.M. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2015). Assistants in Nursing (AINs) in the supervision of mental health patients in the emergency department. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ACMHN's 41st International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Oct 2015, pp. 18.
  • O'Kane, D., Gerace, A., Palmer, C.J., Couzner, L.M. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2015). Assistants in Nursing (AINs) in the supervision of mental health patients in the emergency department. 21st International NPNR Conference. Manchester, UK. Sep 2015.
  • Dawson, S., Oster, C., O'Kane, D., Muir-Cochrane, E., Lawn, S., Henderson, J., et al. (2014). Older persons' mental health in rural Australia: Testing a model for integration. In International Journal of Integrated Care. 21st Century Integrated Care: serving citizens, patients and communities, Second World Congress on Integrated Care. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Nov 2014.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A., Oster, C., Mosel, K., O'Kane, D., Ash, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2014). Absconding from acute inpatient care: A five-year retrospective analysis [Poster] In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ACMHN's 40th International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Oct 2014, pp. 12.
    [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A. (2013). "Knowing Me, Knowing You": Self-reflection and empathy in close relationships. In Thinking and Talking About Close Relationships, 13th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. 13th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Sydney, Australia. Nov 2013.
  • Gerace, A., O'Kane, D., Hayman, C., Mosel, K. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2012). The experience of empathy from the perspectives of nurses and consumers of acute mental health services. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ACMHN's 38th International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Oct 2012, pp. 8.
  • Gerace, A., O'Kane, D., Hayman, C. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2012). "Hold my hand and walk through the park with me": Empathic relationships in acute care mental health settings. In 12th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. 12th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Nov 2012.
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Mohr, P., Howells, K. and Lim, L. (2012). The role of perspective taking in processing a transgression in violent offenders. In Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists. Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Apr 2012.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E., Pamungkas, D., Barkway, P. and Gerace, A. (2012). Have we lost the thread? Restraint and seclusion in emergency departments. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ACMHN's 38th International Mental Health Nursing Conference. Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Oct 2012, pp. 18.
  • Gerace, A., Barkway, P., O'Kane, D., Mosel, K., Curren, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2011). Risky relationships: How health professionals navigate risk assessment in mental health settings. In 11th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Psychological Society. Role of Relationships in Adversity, Growth and Personal Transformation, 11th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Nov 2011.
  • Gerace, A. and Day, A. (2011). Criminal rehabilitations: The impact of religious programming. In 4th Australian Conference on Spirituality & Health. 4th Australian Conference on Spirituality & Health, Forgiveness, Spirituality & Health: From Brokenness to Wholeness. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Jul 2011.
  • Dao, M. and Gerace, A. (2011). An examination into the positive psychological outcomes of an intervention to promote forgiveness through written disclosure. In 2011 South Australian Defence & Veteran Health Research Paper Day. 2011 South Australian Defence & Veteran Health Research Paper Day. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Aug 2011.
  • Mosel, K., Gerace, A. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2011). Communication in acute care psychiatric wards: an exploration of the enablers and barriers existing within contexts of risk. In 12th Victorian Collaborative Psychiatric Nursing Conference. 12th Victorian Collaborative Psychiatric Nursing Conference. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Aug 2011.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E., Gerace, A. and Mosel, K. (2011). The use of physical restraint in aged care. In 7th National Seclusion and Restraint Forum. 7th National Seclusion and Restraint Forum. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Oct 2011.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Oster, C., Grotto, J. and Gerace, A. (2011). Absconding: The inpatient psychiatric unit as both a 'safe' and an 'unsafe' place. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. ACMHN 37th International Mental Health Nursing Conference; Mental Health Nursing: Swimming Between the Flags? Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Oct 2011, pp. 13-14.
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2010). The road well travelled: The role of past experience in taking another's perspective. In 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Jul 2010.
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2010). Self, other, and past experience in the process of perspective taking. In 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Jul 2010.
  • Barkway, P.M., Gerace, A., Curren, D.R., O'Kane, D., Mosel, K.A. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2010). Managing risk: Clinical decision making in aged care mental health services. In Asia-Pacific Psychiatry. Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. 14th Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists Scientific Meeting. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Oct 2010, pp. A2-A3.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Barkway, P.M., O'Kane, D., Curren, D.R., Mosel, K.A. and Gerace, A. (2010). Risk: Conceptualisation and management in an inpatient aged mental health setting. In 11th Victorian Collaborative Psychiatric Nursing Conference. 11th Victorian Collaborative Psychiatric Nursing Conference. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Aug 2010.
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Williams, M., Gerace, A. and Barkway, P.M. (2010). An examination of the career advice given to undergraduate nursing and midwifery students at the University of South Australia. In 3rd International Nurse Education Conference. 3rd International Nurse Education Conference. Sydney, Australia. Apr 2010.
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2009). An investigation of the process of perspective taking in interpersonal situations. In Australian College of Mental Health Nurses - SA Branch Annual Forum in conjunction with Consultation Liaison Special Interest Group Annual Conference. Australian College of Mental Health Nurses - SA Branch Annual Forum in conjunction with Consultation Liaison Special Interest Group Annual Conference. Adelaide, SA. Jun 2009.
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2009). The process of interpersonal perspective taking. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. Wiley Blackwell. 35th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Sydney, Australia. Sep 2009, pp. A9-A9.
  • Mosel, K.A., Gerace, A. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2009). A retrospective analysis of absconding behaviours by acute care and rehabilitation psychiatric inpatients in Australia [poster] In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing : 35th annual international conference of the Australian college of mental health nursing : mind to care. Malden: Wiley Blackwell. 35th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Sydney, Australia. Sep 2009, pp. A18-A18.
  • Mosel, K.A., Ziaian, T., Gerace, A. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2009). A retrospective analysis of absconding behaviours by acute care culturally and linguistically diverse patients on one psychiatric hospital campus in Australia. In International Journal of Mental Health Nursing : 35th annual international conference of the Australian college of mental health nursing : mind to care. Malden: Wiley Blackwell. 35th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Sydney, Australia. Sep 2009, pp. A18-A18.
  • Gerace, A. (2007). The influence of past experience on perspective taking [poster] In 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law in conjunction with the 27th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law in conjunction with the 27th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Jul 2007.
  • Williams, O., Casey, S. and Gerace, A. (2007). Predicting substance use in university students: An application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour. In 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law in conjunction with the 27th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law in conjunction with the 27th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Jul 2007.
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Howells, K., Mohr, P. and Lim, L. (2007). The role of perspective taking in anger arousal: A comparison between violent offenders and a community sample. In 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law in conjunction with the 27th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law in conjunction with the 27th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Jul 2007.
  • Gerace, A. (2006). The process of perspective taking in social situations [poster] In 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology. 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Athens, Greece. Jul 2006.
  • Gerace, A., Mohr, P., Howells, K., Wharton, M. and Day, A. (2006). The role of perspective taking in anger arousal. In 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology. 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Jul 2006.
  • Gerace, A., Dawson, S.K., O'Kane, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2017). Family carers of older adults [Letter to the editor]. In-Psych, 39(1) pp. 27.
    [Web Link]
  • Dawson, S.K., Gerace, A., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., O'Kane, D., Henderson, J.A., Lawn, S.J., et al. (2016). Accessing mental health services for older people in rural South Australia. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 23(7) pp. 50.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C. and Gerace, A. (2015). People hospitalised on acute psychiatric wards report mixed feelings of safety and vulnerability. Evidence-Based Nursing, 18(1) pp. 31.
    [10.1136/eb-2013-101709] [Scopus] [PubMed]
  • Gerace, A., O'Kane, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2013). Hold my hand and walk with me: Empathy on the mental health inpatient unit. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 21(4) pp. 47-49.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Mosel, K., Ziaian, T., Gerace, A. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2011). Exploring absconding behaviours in psychiatric patients in Australia: A cross cultural comparison. Diversit-e, 3 pp. 32-33.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Better living through empathy. Psychology Today.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Does past experience increase empathy? Psychology Today.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. (2017). How we think about our past experiences affects how we can help others. The Conversation.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Is it last call for the gay bar? Psychology Today.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. (2017). The children of 9/11: 16 years on. Psychology Today.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. (2017). Using ourselves to understand others. Cambridge Core Blog.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A., Smith, A. and Weekes, M. (2017). How to practise empathy [radio interview]. Life Matters, ABC Radio National.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., O'Kane, D. and Dawson, S. (2017). Survey to examine nurse perceptions of barriers and enablers to eliminating seclusion and restraint use in psychiatric inpatient settings and emergency departments. Supporting mental health nurses towards cultural and clinical change: Facilitating ongoing reduction in the use of seclusion and restraint in mental health settings in Australia.
  • Gerace, A. and Feldhoff, S. (2016). The thinking errors we make with Dr Adam Gerace [radio interview]. Afternoons, 891 ABC Adelaide.
    [Web Link]
  • Gerace, A. and Feldhoff, S. (2016). Empathy [radio interview]. Afternoons, 891 ABC Adelaide.
    [Web Link]
  • Fuller, J.D., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Lawn, S.J., Reed, R.L., Dawson, S.K., Oster, C.T., et al. (2015). Together for the mental health care of older people (TMOP): Improving the network planning and management of integrated primary mental health care for older people in rural regions, Report to the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, pp. 1-95.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., O'Kane, D., McAllister, M., Levett-Jones, T. and Gerace, A. (2018). Reshaping curricula: Culture and mental health in undergraduate health degrees. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(2) pp. 652-661.
    [10.1111/inm.12350] [Scopus]
  • Dawson, S.K., Gerace, A., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., O'Kane, D., Henderson, J.A., Lawn, S.J., et al. (2017). Carers’ experiences of accessing and navigating mental health care for older people in a rural area in Australia. Aging & Mental Health, 21(2) pp. 216-223.
    [10.1080/13607863.2015.1078283] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2017). 'I think, you think': Understanding the importance of self-reflection to the taking of another person's perspective. Journal of Relationships Research, 8 pp. Art: e9.
    [10.1017/jrr.2017.8] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J., Dawson, S.K., Fuller, J.D., O'Kane, D., Gerace, A., Oster, C.T., et al. (2017). Regional responses to the challenge of delivering integrated care to older people with mental health problems in rural Australia. Aging & Mental Health,
    [10.1080/13607863.2017.1320702] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Oster, C.T., O'Kane, D., Hayman, C.L. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2016). Empathic processes during nurse-consumer conflict situations in psychiatric inpatient units: A qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(1) pp. 92-105.
    [10.1111/inm.12298] [Scopus]
  • Oster, C., Gerace, A., Thomson, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2016). Seclusion and restraint use in adult inpatient mental health care: An Australian perspective. Collegian, 23(2) pp. 183-190.
    [10.1016/j.colegn.2015.03.006] [Scopus]
  • Fuller, J.D., Oster, C.T., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Dawson, S.K., Lawn, S.J., Henderson, J.A., et al. (2015). Testing a model of facilitated reflection on network feedback: A mixed method study on integration of rural mental healthcare services for older people. BMJ Open, 5(11) pp. e008593.
    [10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008593]
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2015). Perspective taking and empathy: Does having similar past experience to another person make it easier to take their perspective? Journal of Relationships Research, 6 pp. e10.
    [10.1017/jrr.2015.6]
  • Grotto, J., Gerace, A., O'Kane, D., Simpson, A., Oster, C. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2015). Risk assessment and absconding: Perceptions, understandings and responses of mental health nurses. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(5-6) pp. 855-865.
    [10.1111/jocn.12671] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Oster, C., Mosel, K., O'Kane, D., Ash, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2015). Five-year review of absconding in three acute psychiatric inpatient wards in Australia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24(1) pp. 28-37.
    [10.1111/inm.12100] [Scopus]
  • Fuller, J., Oster, C.T., Dawson, S.K., O'Kane, D., Lawn, S., Henderson, J.A., et al. (2014). Improving the network management of integrated primary mental healthcare for older people in a rural Australian region: protocol for a mixed methods case study. BMJ Open, 4(9)
    [10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006304] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A. and Day, A. (2014). The Short Anger Measure: Development of a measure to assess anger in forensic populations. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 10(1) pp. 44-49.
    [10.1097/JFN.0000000000000010] [Scopus]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E., Oster, C. and Gerace, A. (2014). The use of restrictive measures in an acute inpatient child and adolescent mental health service. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 28(6) pp. 389-391.
    [10.1016/j.apnu.2014.08.015] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Pamungkas, D., Oster, C., Thomson, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2014). The use of restraint in four general hospital emergency departments in Australia. Australasian Psychiatry, 22(4) pp. 366-369.
    [10.1177/1039856214534001] [Scopus] [PubMed]
  • Wharton, M., Day, A., Mohr, P., Gerace, A. and Howells, K. (2014). The impact of masculinity on anger arousal in ambiguous situations. Journal of Relationships Research, 5 pp. e1.
    [10.1017/jrr.2014.1]
  • Gerace, A., Curren, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2013). Multidisciplinary health professionals' assessments of risk: how are tools used to reach consensus about risk assessment and management? Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20(6) pp. 557-563.
    [10.1111/jpm.12026] [Scopus]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E., Oster, C., Grotto, J.J., Gerace, A. and Jones, J. (2013). The inpatient psychiatric unit as both a safe and unsafe place: Implications for absconding. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(4) pp. 304-312.
    [10.1111/j.1447-0349.2012.00873.x] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Mosel, K., Oster, C. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2013). Restraint use in acute and extended mental health services for older persons. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(6) pp. 545-557.
    [10.1111/j.1447-0349.2012.00872.x] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2013). An exploratory investigation of the process of perspective taking in interpersonal situations. Journal of Relationships Research, 4 pp. e6.
    [10.1017/jrr.2013.6]
  • Day, A., Mohr, P., Howells, K., Gerace, A. and Lim, L. (2012). The role of empathy in anger arousal in violent offenders and university students. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 56(4) pp. 599-613.
    [10.1177/0306624X11431061] [Scopus]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E., Gerace, A., Mosel, K., O'Kane, D., Barkway, P., Curren, D., et al. (2011). Managing risk: Clinical decision-making in mental health services. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 32(12) pp. 726-734.
    [10.3109/01612840.2011.603880] [Scopus]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., Mosel, K.A., Gerace, A., Esterman, A.J. and Bowers, L. (2011). The profile of absconding psychiatric inpatients in Australia. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(5-6) pp. 706-713.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03553.x] [Scopus]
  • Day, A., Chung, D., O'Leary, P., Justo, D., Moore, S., Carson, E., et al. (2010). Integrated responses to domestic violence: Legally mandated intervention programs for male perpetrators. Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, 404 pp. 1-8.
    [Web Link]
  • Day, A., Casey, S. and Gerace, A. (2010). Interventions to improve empathy awareness in sexual and violent offenders: Conceptual, empirical, and clinical issues. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 15(3) pp. 201-208.
    [10.1016/j.avb.2009.12.003] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A. and Day, A. (2010). Criminal rehabilitation: The impact of religious programming. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 29(4) pp. 317-325.
  • Mosel, K.A., Ziaian, T., Gerace, A. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2010). An exploration of absconding behaviours from culturally and linguistically diverse psychiatric hospital patients in Australia. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 3(2) pp. 96-106.
    [10.1080/17542863.2010.488324] [Scopus]
  • Mosel, K.A., Gerace, A. and Muir-Cochrane, E.C. (2010). Retrospective analysis of absconding behaviour by acute care consumers in one psychiatric hospital campus in Australia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19(3) pp. 177-185.
    [10.1111/j.1447-0349.2009.00660.x] [Scopus]
  • Day, A., Howells, K., Mohr, P., Schall, E. and Gerace, A. (2008). The development of CBT programmes for anger: the role of interventions to promote perspective-taking skills. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36(3) pp. 299-312.
    [10.1017/S135246580800430X] [Scopus]
  • Day, A., Gerace, A., Wilson, C. and Howells, K. (2008). Promoting forgiveness in violent offenders: a more positive approach to offender rehabilitation? Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13(3) pp. 195-200.
    [10.1016/j.avb.2008.03.004] [Scopus]
  • Mohr, P., Howells, K., Gerace, A., Day, A. and Wharton, M. (2007). The role of perspective taking in anger arousal. Personality and Individual Differences, 43(3) pp. 507-517.
    [10.1016/j.paid.2006.12.019] [Scopus]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E.C., O'Kane, D., McAllister, M., Levett-Jones, T. and Gerace, A. (2018). Reshaping curricula: Culture and mental health in undergraduate health degrees. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(2) pp. 652-661.
    [10.1111/inm.12350] [Scopus]
  • Dawson, S.K., Gerace, A., Muir-Cochrane, E.C., O'Kane, D., Henderson, J.A., Lawn, S.J., et al. (2017). Carers’ experiences of accessing and navigating mental health care for older people in a rural area in Australia. Aging & Mental Health, 21(2) pp. 216-223.
    [10.1080/13607863.2015.1078283] [Scopus]
  • Gerace, A., Day, A., Casey, S. and Mohr, P. (2017). 'I think, you think': Understanding the importance of self-reflection to the taking of another person's perspective. Journal of Relationships Research, 8 pp. Art: e9.
    [10.1017/jrr.2017.8] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J., Dawson, S.K., Fuller, J.D., O'Kane, D., Gerace, A., Oster, C.T., et al. (2017). Regional responses to the challenge of delivering integrated care to older people with mental health problems in rural Australia. Aging & Mental Health,
    [10.1080/13607863.2017.1320702] [Scopus]
  • Oster, C., Gerace, A., Thomson, D. and Muir-Cochrane, E. (2016). Seclusion and restraint use in adult inpatient mental health care: An Australian perspective. Collegian, 23(2) pp. 183-190.
    [10.1016/j.colegn.2015.03.006] [Scopus]
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Professional and community engagement

Convener, Psychology of Relationships Interest Group (Australian Psychological Society Interest Group)

Editorial Board member, Journal of Relationships Research (Cambridge University Press)

Member, Australian Psychological Society

Member, Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Mental health
  • Psychology

Interests

  • Empathy and perspective taking

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