Kristen Murray

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20102019

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Biography

Kristen is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology within the Discipline of Psychology.  She is a Clinical Psychologist whose primary clinical and research interests focus on body image, obesity, chronic disease, health behaviour change and eating disorders.  Her PhD investigated the relationship between stress during adolescence and young adulthood and body dissatisfaction.  She has also worked on funded projects evaluating and disseminating the evidence base for ehealth intervention programs, designing and evaluating an ipad application to track therapeutic progress in a youth mental health service, and assessing the effectiveness of support people in obesity management.  Dr Murray has an interest in clinical and health psychology, specifically the aetiology, assessment and intervention of issues relating to body image, obesity, chronic disease, health behaviour change and eating disorders.  She also undertakes research focused on stress and mental health, interprofessional practice, and clinical innovation. Dr Murray has worked as a Clinical Psychologist in both public and private settings, as well as part of multidisciplinary teams, and is an AHPRA accredited supervisor.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Australian National University

Feb 2009Jun 2013

External positions

Visiting Fellow, Australian National University

Dec 2013Dec 2017

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Reframing healthy food choices: A content analysis of Australian healthy eating blogs

Mete, R., Curlewis, J., Shield, A., Murray, K., Bacon, R. & Kellett, J., 19 Dec 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 1711.

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    What is healthy eating? A qualitative exploration

    Mete, R., Shield, A., Murray, K., Bacon, R. & Kellett, J., 17 May 2019, In : Public Health Nutrition. p. 1-11 11 p.

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  • Body image predictors of depressive symptoms in adolescence

    Murray, K., Rieger, E. & Byrne, D., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Adolescence. 69, p. 130-139 10 p.

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Measuring social support for healthy eating and physical activity in obesity

    Rieger, E., Sellbom, M., Murray, K. & Caterson, I., Nov 2018, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 23, 4, p. 1021-1039 19 p.

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    The effect of basic psychological needs and exposure to idealised Facebook images on university students' body satisfaction

    Brichacek, A. L., Neill, J. T. & Murray, K., 2018, In : Cyberpsychology. 12, 3, p. 1-12 12 p., 2.

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