Professor Paul Morrison
BA PhD PGCE GradDip Counselling RMN RN CPsychol AFBPsS

Professor of Nursing and Health Studies

About me

I have over 30 years experience in the health area as practitioner, educator and applied researcher. I held a range of academic posts at the University of Wales in Cardiff, Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and the University of Canberra before moving to Murdoch University.

I am a registered nurse and a registered psychologist and taught and supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students focusing on mental health, research techniques, psychology applied to nursing, and communication skills. My therapy practice has a particular emphasis on narrative. I am a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol).

I have an established track record of applied research and consultancy funding and working in partnership with mental health agencies and consumer groups. Many of these focus on enhancing peoples’ quality of life, promoting successful rehabilitation and improving service delivery within a multidisciplinary team approach.

Teaching area

A major focus of my teaching has been on the application of psychology to health care. The books I have written in this area have a strong research underpinning and are primarily aimed at improving students’ and nurses’ study, research and communication skills – see:

Burnard, P., and Morrison, P. (1990, 1994, 2011 – 3rd edition) Nursing research in action: developing basic skills. Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Burnard, P., and Morrison, P. (1993) Survival guide for nursing students. Butterworth- Heinemann, Oxford.

Morrison, P., and Burnard, P. (1991 and 1997 – 2nd edition) Caring and communicating: the interpersonal relationship in nursing. Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Morrison, P., and Burnard, P. (1991 and 1997 – 2nd edition) Caring and communicating: facilitators manual. Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Morrison, P. (1994) Understanding patients. Baillière Tindall, London.

Research areas

My research focuses on the application of psychology to health care generally with a special emphasis on mental health:

  • Evaluation of health care services
  • Psychological care and counselling
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Multiple sorting technique
  • Multidimensional scaling (MDS)
  • Narrative

Awards and grants

GRANTS & SUPPORT

(A) Studies in health promotion and wellbeing

2011-12 Peel Child Health Study (Morrison & Stumbles) Department of Health WA (Topup grant) ($55,000).

2007-10 Evaluation of Active Play Eat Well Program. (Mikhailovich & Morrison) ACT DoH, Sport & Recreation Services & Heart Foundation ($89,000).

2008-10 Mapping drugged driving, drug use and risk perceptions of on-road drivers, entertainment venue attendees and newly-licensed drivers in the ACT (Lin, Lennard, Morrison, Cooper, Apollolio, Pianca, Chew and Cross) NRMA ACT Road Safety Trust ($113,742).

2006-7 An evaluation of a visual nutrition education resource (Mikhailovich & Morrison) Health Promotion Unit, ACT ($4,900).

2006-7 Evaluation of Health Promoting Schools ACT (Morrison & Mikhailovich) ACT Health ($20,000).

2007 Literature review: Health Promoting Schools. (Mikhailovich & Morrison) ACT Department of Education ($5,000).

2006 Literature review on active ageing (Morrison & Mikhailovich) Commonwealth DH&A ($17,006).

2006 Literature review on communicating information to parents whose children are identified as outside the healthy weight range (Mikhailovich & Morrison) Health Promotion Unit, ACT ($4,900).

2006 Literature review on healthy eating and physical activity programs in long day care and family day care settings (Mikhailovich & Morrison) Health Promotion Unit, ACT ($5,000).

2005-6 Smoking Cessation for Adults Experiencing Specific Inequalities (Mikhailovich & Morrison) in collaboration with Bartlett (Cancer Council ACT) Healthpact ($24,549).

2005-7 Grant to establish the Healthpact Research Centre for Health Promotion & Wellbeing (Morrison, Mikhailovich, Shaddock & Calvert) Healthpact (+ UC – $100,000) ($710,000).

(B) Studies in mental health care

2003-4 Mental health nursing supply, recruitment & retention. (Morrison & Rickwood) & Piazza Consulting (10% of total) National Mental Health Working Group/AHWO Committee ($100,000).

2001-2 An evaluation and needs assessment of the Canberra Schizophrenia Fellowship Vocational Rehabilitation Workplaces. (Morrison, Waugh & Johns) ACT Health and Community Care/Canberra Schizophrenia Fellowship ($21,000).

2000-1 An evaluation of the social climate of the Chisholm Ross Centre (Goulburn). (Morrison & Waugh) Greater Southern Health ($5,254).

2000 Consumers’ health information needs: a review of recent literature (A) and A systematic review of the information needs of consumers and ways in which the HIC can meet these needs (B). (Morrison & Waugh) in collaboration with Origin Consulting Health Insurance Commission ($70,000).

1997-8 Community nursing assessments of the side-effects of antipsychotic medication. (Morrison, Gaskill, Meehan and Collings). Pharmaceuticak Benefits Branch, Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services ($64,340).

1997-8 Maximising independence and autonomy for vulnerable older people in a residential setting: facilitating best practice (Edwards, Gaskill, Morrison & Sanders) (all QUT) in collaboration with Fleming Health Services Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services ($68,802).

1996-9 An evaluation of the Project 300 rehabilitation program. (Meehan, Morrison & Gaskill) (QUT) and (Bland, Posner, Donald, & O’Rourke) (UQ) Queensland Health ($195,000).

1996-7 Factors impeding nurse-patient interaction on an acute psychiatric unit (Meehan, Morrison & Gaskill) Queensland Nursing Council ($9,050).

1993-5 The evaluation of care in an interim secure forensic setting (Burnard, Morrison & Phillips) Welsh Office (£30,000).

1992-3 Seclusion in a locked psychiatric ward (Morrison & Lehane) South Glamorgan Health Authority (£8,000).

1985-6 The use of seclusion in psychiatric settings in Sheffield Health Authority Mental Health Services. (Morrison and le Roux) from the Department of Statistics and Operational Research at Sheffield Hallam University. Sheffield Health Authority (Time).

1985-6 Consumer satisfaction on a psychiatric ward (Shields, Morrison & Hart) Sheffield Health Authority (Time).

Events and speaking engagements

International

2009 Using narrative to learn about mental illness in the classroom. 2nd Australasian Narrative Inquiry Conference: Embracing Multiple Dimensions. University of New England, Armidale12-13 July.

2005 Family caregivers’ needs when caring for an adolescent relative diagnosed with a mental illness in Taiwan (with S.Wei). 23rd Quadrennial Congress. Nursing on the move: knowledge, innovation and vitality, 21-27 May.

2004 Coping with colorectal cancer and the creation of a colostomy in a Thai context. (with S. Rattanajarana) 13th International Conference on Cancer Nursing. Sydney, 8-12th August.

2002 A study of social climate in two mental health settings. Fifth Nursing Academic International Congress. Cultural diversity in alternative health care and nursing therapeutics. Khon Kaen University Thailand, 2-4 December.

2002 Past and present lives: facilitating the links for older people in residential care. 8th Trans-Tasman Community Psychology Conference. 27-29 June, Perth. (Sanders, Gaskill, Chapman, Forster, Edwards & Morrison (poster).

2002 Developing and implementing an educational program for nurses in an aged care setting: a collaborative action research partnership. (Edwards, Foster, Gaskill, Sanders, Morrison & Chapman. 13th International Nursing Research Congress 24-26th July, Brisbane.

2001 Consumer participation in health care decision making. Seminar on Basic Sciences and Research, Myanmar (Burma), 5-7 February. Jointly held by the Institute of Medicine (1) and the University of Canberra, in Yangon (Rangoon).

2000 Improving case managers’ skills in the assessment and management of antipsychotic medication side-effects using a short-term training program with consumer input. (Morrison, Gaskill and Meehan) 4th Nursing Academic International Congress 1-4 October, Washington DC.

2000 Understanding the ageing process: the contribution of psychology and spirituality. (Morrison, Mackinlay and Kimble) Ageing, Spirituality and Pastoral Care in the 21st century. Canberra, 21-25 January.

1999 Enhancing resident independence in an aged care setting: Is an education program for nurses a solution? 4th International Conference on Communication, Ageing and Health. Brisbane, 13-16 July, Gold Coast. (Edwards, Forster, Gaskill, Morrison and Sanders).

1999 Targeting interactions for independence in aged care. 4th International Council of Nurses Centennial Conference. 27th June-1st July. (with Saunders, Gaskill, Forster, Edwards)

1999 Promoting change in nursing homes. ICN London (with Edwards, Forster, Gaskill, Sanders, and Lunney).

1998 Systematic assessment of neuroleptic side-effects: The use of the LUNSERS as an adjunct to clinical judgement. The 8th Annual Mental Health Services Conference Inc. of Australia and New Zealand (THEMHS), Hobart, 7-9 September, (with D. Gaskill and T. Meehan).

1998 Nursing home residents and the broader community: making the connections. Australian Council of Community Nurses 9th National Congress (with Sanders, Forster, Gaskill, Edwards)

1998 A single case comparison of the use of repertory grid and phenomenological interview analysis. The Eight Australasian Personal Construct Psychology conference Brisbane, 5-7 July.

1998 Improving access and equity: consumer participation in an educational program for community mental health workers. Australian and New Zealand Association for Medical Education (ANZAME) Access and Equity – (with Gaskill and Meehan) Darwin, 3-6 July.

1997 The importance of social climate in a secure nursing environment. 16th Annual Research and Nursing Conference, Research: the basis of innovation in Nursing Practice. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Faculty of Nursing, Dublin, (with Burnard and Phillips).

1996 Patient satisfaction in a forensic unit. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 16th Annual Congress, Gold Coast, Queensland (with Burnard).

1993 Teaching psychology to nurses. Symposium: Teaching psychology to other professional groups. British Psychological Society Annual conference, Blackpool.

1993 Morrison. P. and Bauer, I. (1993) A clinical application of the multiple sorting technique. Proceedings of the Fourth International Facet Theory Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, August 29-September 1, pp.331-341.

1992 Morrison, P. Caring in professional practice. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Nursing and Research Conference – Empowerment of Nurses through Research, Royal College of Surgeons, Faculty of Nursing, Dublin, 27-29 February, pp.10-17.

1992 The meaning of caring in nursing practice. Nursing Research in Europe Conference, Abergavenny.

1992 Psychological care in nursing practice. Behavioural Health Science Colloquium, Lincoln School of Health Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne.

1989 A clinical application of the MSA procedure: nurses’ use of seclusion. Paper presented at the 2nd International Facet Theory Conference, Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, 4-6 July.

1989 The skilled use of seclusion? Paper presented at the 4th International Congress of Psychiatric Nursing, Imperial College, London, 26-28 September.

Keynote/invited presentations

2006 Cunningham Dax Oration, Australian & New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses Inc. University of Melbourne, Stories that heal: some applications of narrative therapy in mental health. 26th June.

2004 Using a narrative approach in mental health nursing. ANZCMHN Conference, Canberra, 20-24 September.

2000 A social ecological approach to changing nursing practice. 4th International Nursing Conference Brunei Darussalam 19-22 November.

1994 Some problems in the examination of nursing practice. Welsh National Board for Nursing Midwifery and Health Visiting Conference for External Examiners involved with pre-registration nursing courses in the UK.

1991 Problems of competence-based nurses education (with Professor Peter Ashworth) Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference at Durham University, 4-6 September.

Professional and community service

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member – Australian Psychological Society Number 105306
  • Member – British Psychological Society Number 23648
  • Chartered Psychologist British Psychological Society (CPsychol)
  • Associate Fellow British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)

Doctoral and masters supervisions

Current PhD & MRT Supervision

  1. Understanding teenage pregnancy through narrative
  2. Learning through catastrophic events in midwifery practice
  3. The Binjareb Yorgas Health Program: Improving Women and Family Health
  4. Building resilience in student nurses: coping with aggression and violence at work
  5. Managing mental health in complex physical illness

Previous Supervision 

2007 Prognostic ‘constipation’: understanding the ailment. A case series on clinical communication (1st Class Hons)

2006 Surviving and coping with colorectal cancer and the creation of a colostomy in the Thai context (Principal supervisor) (PhD)

2000 Efficacy, cost and comfort of Erythropoietin injected subcutaneously into the thigh, abdomen or arm (MAppSc)

2000 Predicting turnover and retention in Singapore nurses (MN Thesis)

2000 Determinants of exercise for persons with type II diabetes mellitus (1st Class Hons)

1999 The role of the clinical facilitator in undergraduate nursing (2nd Class Hons)

1995 Families experiences of coping with a child with asthma (Principal supervisor 1993-1995, PhD Cardiff)

Publications

Books

  • Gluyas, H., Morrison, P., (2013),Patient Safety An Essential Guide,Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters

  • Brand, G., Morrison, P., (2016),Revisioning Teenage Pregnancy Using Participant Observation: Life in the Happy Hut,In: Qualitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology. Ethnography and Cultre, Routledge, pages 79 to 90.
  • Nilson, C., Morrison, P., Fetherston, C., (2016),The Bindjareb Yorgas Health Program,In: Qualitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology. Ethnography and Cultre, Routledge, pages 173 to 191.

Journals

  • Hopkins, M., Fetherston, C., Morrison, P., (2018), Aggression and violence in healthcare and its impact on nursing students: A narrative review of the literature, Nurse Education Today, 62, , pages 158 - 163.
  • Stomski, N., Petterson, A., Kristjanson, L., Lobb, E., Phillips, M., Williams, A., Morrison, P., Joske, D., (2018), The effect of self-selected complementary therapies on cancer patients quality of life and symptom distress: A prospective cohort study in an integrative oncology setting, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 37, , pages 1 - 5.
  • Stomski, N., Gluyas, H., Andrus, P., Williams, A., Hopkins, M., Walters, J., Sandy, M., Morrison, P., (2018), The influence of situation awareness training on nurses' confidence about patient safety skills: A prospective cohort study, Nurse Education Today, 63, , pages 24 - 28.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., Whitely, M., Brennan, P., (2017), Mental Health Consumers Motives for Seeking Advocacy Support: A Qualitative Exploration, Community Mental Health Journal, , , pages 1 - 9.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., (2017), Carers Perspectives on Mental Health Consumers Useof Antipsychotic Medication: A Multidimensional Scalogram Analysis, Contemporary Family Therapy, , , pages -.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., (2017), Participation in mental healthcare: a qualitative meta-synthesis, International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 11, 67, pages -.
  • Morrison, P., Gluyas, H., Stomski, N., (2017), Structuring educational decisions using the multiple sorting task: An example focusing on international placements in nursing, Nurse Education in Practice, 26, , pages 53 - 58.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., McAllister, M., Wynaden, D., Hungerford, C., Usher, K., Maude, P., Crowther, A., Batterbee, R., (2017), Survey of antipsychotic medication curriculum content in Australian university nursing programmes, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 26, 1, pages 56 - 63.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., (2017), Carers involvement in decision making about antipsychotic medication: a qualitative study, Health Expectations, 2017, 1-8, pages -.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., Whitely, M., Brennan, P., (2017), Understanding advocacy practice in mental health: a multidimensional scalogram analysis of case records, Journal of Mental Health, , , pages -.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., (2017), Experiences of Family Carers for Persons Using Antipsychotic Medication, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 38, 3, pages 498 - 513.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., Whitely, M., Brennan, P., (2017), Advocacy process in mental health: a qualitative study, Qualitative Research in Psychology, 14, 2, pages 200 - 215.
  • Mortimer-Jones, S., Morrison, P., Munib, A., Paolucci, F., Neale, S., Bostwick, A., Hungerford, C., (2016), Recovery and Borderline Personality Disorder: A Description of the Innovative Open Borders Program, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37, 9, pages 624 - 630.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., Meehan, T., (2016), Assessing clinicians' perspectives about the identification and management of antipsychotic medication side-effects: Psychometric evaluation of a survey questionnaire, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 25, 2, pages 171 - 179.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., Meehan, T., (2016), Mental health nurses' views about antipsychotic medication side effects, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 23, , pages 369 - 377.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., Meehan, T., (2016), Mental health nurses' views about antipsychotic medication side effects, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 23, 42922, pages 369 - 377.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., Meehan, T., (2016), Exploring nurses' perceptions of antipsychotic medication side effects: a smallest space analysis, Advances in Mental Health, 15, 1, pages 28 - 41.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., Meehan, T., (2016), AUSTRALIAN MENTAL HEALTH NURSES PERSPECTIVES ABOUT THE IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS A CROSS SECTIONAL SURVEY, Journal of Mental Health, , , pages -.
  • Stomski, N., Morrison, P., Meyer, A., (2016), Antipsychotic medication side effect assessment tools: A systematic review, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 50, 5, pages 399 - 409.
  • Morrison, P., (2016), Personal Reflections on the Use of Outsider Witness Practices to Structure a Support Group for Nursing Academics, Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4, 3, pages 24 - 31.
  • Nilson, C., Kearing-Salmon, K., Morrison, P., Fetherston, C., (2015), An ethnographic action research study to investigate the experiences of Bindjareb women participating in the cooking and nutrition component of an Aboriginal health promotion programme in regional Western Australia, Public Health Nutrition, 18, 18, pages 3394 - 3405.
  • Brand, G., Morrison, P., Down, B., (2015), "You don't know half the story": deepening the dialogue with young mothers in Australia, Journal of Research in Nursing, 20, 5, pages 353 - 369.
  • Morrison, P., Stomski, N., (2015), Embracing participation in mental health research: conducting authentic interviews, Qualitative Research Journal, 15, 1, pages 20 - 34.
  • Morrison, P., Meehan, T., Stomski, N., (2015), Australian case managers' views about the impact of antipsychotic medication on mental health consumers, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24, 6, pages 547 - 553.
  • Morrison, P., Meehan, T., Stomski, N., (2015), Australian case managers' perceptions of mental health consumers use of antipsychotic medications and associated side-effects, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24, 2, pages 104 - 111.
  • Champion, N., Morrison, P., Medigovich, K., (2015), Exploring why some terminally ill people die in hospital when home was their preferred choice, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33, 2, pages 6 - 12.
  • Morrison, P., Meehan, T., Stomski, N., (2015), Living with antipsychotic medication side-effects: The experience of Australian mental health consumers, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24, 3, pages 253 - 261.
  • Morrison, P., Meehan, T., Stomski, N., (2015), Australian mental health staff response to antipsychotic medication side effects - the perceptions of consumers, Advances in Mental Health, 14, 1, pages 4 - 13.
  • Nilson, C., Kearing, G., Fetherston, C., Morrison, P., (2015), Art from the Heart: Using Art Narrative to Describe the Experiences of a Health Promotion Program in an Australian Aboriginal Community., The International Journal of Arts Theory and History, 10, 3, pages 13 - 32.
  • Brand, G., Morrison, P., Down, B., (2014), How do health professionals support pregnant and young mothers in the community? A selective review of the research literature, Women and Birth, 27, 3, pages 174 - 178.
  • Wall, P., Andrus, P., Morrison, P., (2014), Bridging the theory practice gap through clinical simulations in a nursing under-graduate degree program in Australia, International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 8, 1, pages 127 - 135.
  • Brand, G., Morrison, P., Down, B., WestBrook, B., (2014), Scaffolding young Australian women's journey to motherhood: A narrative understanding, Health and Social Care in the Community (Print Edition), 22, 5, pages 497 - 505.
  • Gluyas, H., Morrison, P., (2014), HUMAN FACTORS AND MEDICATION ERRORS A CASE STUDY, Nursing Standard, 29, 15, pages 37 - 42.
  • Hopkins, M., Fetherston, C., Morrison, P., (2014), Prevalence and characteristics of aggression and violence experienced by Western Australian nursing students during clinical practice, Contemporary Nurse, 49, 1, pages 113 - 121.
  • Andrus, P., Morrison, P., Biggins, A., (2013), Academia and hospital perspectives on collaborative research approaches to achieving quality in Practice, Working Papers in the Health Sciences, 1, 2, pages 1 - 5.
  • Bail, K., Morrison, P., (2011), INTERPROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION OF PROGNOSIS TEACHING TO BRIDGE THE GAPS, Education for Health: change in learning and practice, 24, 1, pages 1 - 15.
  • Gluyas, H., Alliex, S., Morrison, P., (2011), Do inquiries into health system failures lead to change in clinical governance systems?, Collegian, 18, 4, pages 147 - 155.
  • Morrison, P., (2010), Using narrative ideas to learn about mental illnessin the classroom, Current Narratives, 1, 2, pages 55 - 67.

Conference

  • Nilson, C., Morrison, P., Fetherston, C., Kearing, G., (2016),'Yarning' about health gives voice and promotes action amongst Aboriginal women in a community owned health promotion program,In: 4th Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC 2016).
  • Nilson, C., Fetherston, C., Morrison, P., Kearing, S., (2016),An ethnographic action research approach to investigate the experiences of Aboriginal women participating in the group fitness and walking component of a community owned health promotion program,In: 4th Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC 2016).
  • Hopkins, M., Morrison, P., Fetherston, C., (2016),Enhancing Nursing Students' Resilience to Aggressive and Violent Events,In: Fifth International Conference on Violence in the Heath Sector..
  • Morrison, P., (2016),Understanding the impact of antipsychotic medication and associated side effects on peoples' lives,In: 12th Nursing and Healthcare Congress.
BOOKS
  • Gluyas, H. & Morrison, P. (2013) Patient safety: An essential guide. Palgrave/Macmillan, London.
  • Morrison, P. and Burnard, P. (2009) Caring and communicating: hubungan interpersonal dalam keperawatan. 2nd edition, CV.EGC Medical Publisher. (Indonesian translation ISBN 978-979-448-911-6).
  • Morrison, P and Burnard, P. (1997) Caring and communicating: the interpersonal relationship in nursing, 2nd edition, Macmillan, London.
  • Morrison, P and Burnard, P. (1997) Caring and communicating: facilitators manual, 2nd edition, Macmillan, London.
  • Morrison, P and Burnard, P. (1996) Omsorg og Kommunikasjon: mellommenneskelige relasjoner i sykepleien. Ad Notam Gyldendal. (Norwegian translation of Caring and communicating: the interpersonal relationship in nursing. Second edition ISBN 8205208301).
  • Burnard, P and Morrison, P. (1995) Forschen in der Pflege. Lambertus, Freiburg. (German translation of Nursing Research in Action, ISBN 3-7841-0789-3).
  • Morrison, P. (1994) Understanding patients. Bailliere Tindall, London.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1994) Nursing research in action: developing basic skills. 2nd edition. Macmillan, London.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1993) Survival guide for nursing students. Heinemann, London.
  • Morrison, P and Burnard, P. (1992) Omsorg og Kommunikasjon: mellommenneskelige relasjoner i sykepleien. Ad Notam Gyldendal. (Norwegian translation of Caring and communicating: the interpersonal relationship in nursing. First edition ISBN 8205208301).
  • Morrison, P. (1992) Professional caring in practice: a psychological analysis. Avebury, Aldershot.
  • Burnard, P and Morrison, P. (1992) Self-disclosure: a contemporary analysis. Avebury, Aldershot.
  • Morrison, P. and Burnard, P. (eds) (1992) Aspects of forensic psychiatric nursing. Avebury, Aldershot.
  • Morrison, P and Burnard, P. (1991) Caring and communicating: facilitators manual, Macmillan, London.
  • Morrison, P and Burnard, P. (1991) Caring and communicating: the interpersonal relationship in nursing, Macmillan, London.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1990) Nursing research in action: developing basic skills. Macmillan, London.

CHAPTERS & CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Morrison, P. (2013) Crisis and loss. In: Elder, Evans & Nizette (eds) Psychiatric and mental health nursing. Elsevier, Sydney. 3rd edition, 161-181.
  • Morrison, P. (2012) Section Editor (chapters 1-11) Brown, D. & Edwards, H. (eds) Lewis’s medical-surgical nursing. 3rd edition, Chatswood, NSW, Elsevier.
  • Morrison, P. (2009) Crisis and loss. In: Elder, Evans & Nizette (eds) Psychiatric and mental health nursing. Elsevier, Sydney. 2nd edition, 155-172.
  • Morrison, P. & Ashley-Coe, C. (2008) Managing emotional reactions in patients, families and colleagues. In: J. Daly and E. Chang Preparing for professional nursing practice. MacLennan & Petty, Sydney, 2nd edition, pp213-226.
  • Morrison, P. (2007) Facilitating family, friends and community transitions through the experience of loss.  In: M. McAllister (ed) Solution Focussed Nursing: Rethinking Practice. Palgrave, Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp.163-172.
  • Morrison, P. & Pryde, K. (2006) University of Canberra: Healthpact Research Centre for Health Promotion and Wellbeing.  Healthy Canberra: Community Stories Celebrating 10 Years of Health Promotion, Australian Capital Territory, Healthpact, pp55-59.
  • Morrison, P. (2004) Crisis and loss. In: Elder, Evans & Nizette (eds) Psychiatric and mental health nursing. Elsevier, Sydney, 131-146.
  • Morrison, P., and Ashley-Coe, C. (2001) Managing emotional reactions in patients, families and colleagues. In: J. Daly and E. Chang Preparing for professional nursing practice. MacLennan & Petty, Sydney, 209-223.
  • Morrison, P. (1997) Patients’ experiences of being cared for. In: Brykczynska, G. (ed) Caring: the compassion and wisdom of nursing. Arnold, London, pp.102-130.
  • Morrison, P. (1994) Psychological aspects of care. In: Millar. B, and Burnard, P. (eds) Caring for the critically ill. Bailliere Tindall, London, pp.273-289.
  • Ashworth, P. and Morrison, P. (1994) The notion of competence in nursing. In: Wainright, P. and Hunt, G. (Eds) Extending the role of the nurse. The scope of professional practice. Blackwell, Oxford, pp.39-53.
  • Morrison, P. (1993) Nurse training. In: British Psychological Society Teaching psychology: information and resources. 3rd Edition, British Psychological Society, Leicester, pp.115-116.

REFEREED PAPERS

  • Morrison, P. (2013) Collaboration through narrative. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22 (suppl. 1), 1-37, p23 Abstract.
  • Morrison, P. (2011) Using narrative ideas to learn about mental illness in the classroom. Current Narratives, 2, 55-67.
  • Morrison, P. (2009) Using an adapted reflecting team approach to learn about mental health and illness with general nursing students: An Australian example. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 18, 18-25.
  • Lawlis, T, Mikhailovich, K, & Morrison, P (2008) Physical activity in long day care and family day care settings. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 33, 2, 27-31.
  • Mikhailovich, K. & Morrison, P. (2008) An evaluation of a smoking cessation program for special populations. Journal of Smoking Cessation, 3, 1, 50-56.
  • Mikhailovich, K. & Morrison, P. (2007) Discussing childhood overweight and obesity with parents – a health communication dilemma. Journal of Child Care, 11, 4, 311-322.
  • Mikhailovich, H. Morrison, P. & Arabena, K. (2007) Evaluating Australian Indigenous Community Health Initiatves: A selected review. Rural and Remote Health, 7:746 online.
  • Burnard, P. & Morrison, P. (2005) Nurses’ perceptions of their interpersonal skills: a descriptive study using six category intervention analysis. Nurse Education Today, 25, 612-617.
  • Edwards, H. Gaskill, D. Sanders, F. Forster, E. Morrison, P. Fleming, R. McClure, S. & Chapman, H. (2003) Resident-staff interactions: a challenge for quality residential care. Australian Journal of Ageing, 22, 1, 31-37.
  • Gaskill, D. Morrison, P. Sanders, F. Forster, E, Edwards, H. Fleming, R. McClure, S. (2003) University and industry partnerships: Lessons from collaborative research. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 9, 347-355.
  • Edwards H, Chapman H, Forster E, Gaskill D, Morrison P, Sanders F (2003) Challenges associated with implementing an education program in a residential aged care setting. Australian Health Review, 26, 3, 107-115.
  • Morrison, P. Gaskill, D. Meehan, T. Lunney, P. Lawrence, G. and Collings, P. (2000) The use of the Liverpool University neuroleptic side-effect rating scale (LUNSERS) in clinical practice. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Mental Health Nursing 9, 166-176.
  • Morrison, P. Meehan, T. Gaskill, D. Lunney, P. and Collings, P. (2000) Enhancing case managers’ skills in the assessment and management of antipsychotic medication side-effects. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 34, 814-821.
  • Ee-Yuee Chan, and Morrison, P. (2000) Factors influencing the retention and turnover intentions of registered nurses in a Singapore hospital. Nursing and Health Sciences, 2, 113-121.
  • Burnard, P., Morrison, P., and Phillips, C. (1999) Job satisfaction amongst nurses in a forensic unit in Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 8, 9-18.
  • Meehan, T. Morrison, P. and McDougall, S. (1999) Absconding behaviour: an exploratory investigation at an acute inpatient unit. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 33, 533-537.
  • Morrison, P., Burnard, P., and Phillips, C. (1997) Nurses’ and patients’ perceptions of the social climate in a forensic unit in Wales. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 41, 1, 65-78.
  • Morrison, P., Lehane, M., Palmer, C., and Meehan, T. (1997) The use of behavioural mapping in a study of seclusion. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 6, 11-18.
  • Jinks, A., and Morrison, P. (1997) The role of the external examiner in the assessment of clinical practice. Nurse Education Today, 17, 408-412.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1996) Analysing qualitative interview data using nonmetric multidimensional scaling: an example using data from a study of AIDS counselling. Social Sciences in Health, 2, 1, 3-13.
  • Morrison, P., Phillips, C. and Burnard, P. (1996) Staff and patient satisfaction in a forensic unit. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 3, 67-69.
  • Morrison, P. and Lehane, M. (1996) A study of the official records of seclusion. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 33, 2, 223-235.
  • Torrance, C., Morrison, P., and Jones, M (1996) Nurses’ and occupational therapists’ perceptions of their roles. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 3, 134-135. (Research in brief).
  • Phillips, C., Burnard, P., and Morrison, P. (1996) Quality in provision of forensic psychiatric services: room for improvement. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 9, 6, 26-32.
  • Morrison, P. Burnard, P. and Phillips, C. (1996) Patient satisfaction in a forensic unit. Journal of Mental Health, 5, 4, 369-377.
  • Burnard, P and Morrison, P. (1995) Evaluating forensic psychiatric nursing care. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 6, 1, 139-159.
  • Morrison, P. and Lehane, M. (1995) Exploring qualitative data using multidimensional scalogram analysis: an example using data from a study of  seclusion use. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 6, 3, 552-563.
  • Morrison, P. and Lehane, M. (1995) The effect of staffing levels on the use of seclusion. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 2, 365-367.
  • Morrison, P. and Lehane, M. (1995) Staffing levels and seclusion use. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22, 1193-1202.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1994) Self-disclosure and nursing students: the replication of a Jourard study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 31, 2, 194-200.
  • Morrison, P. (1993) Teaching psychology: the Australian view. Nursing Standard, 7, 44, 25-27
  • Morrison, P. and Bauer, I. (1993) A clinical application of the multiple sorting technique. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 30, 6, 511-518.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1992) Students’ and lecturers’ preferred teaching strategies. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 29, 4, 345-353.
  • Ashworth, P.D., Longmate, M.A., and Morrison, P. (1992) Patient participation: its meaning and significance in the context of caring. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 17, 1430-1439.
  • Armitage, P. and Morrison, P. (1991) Changing behaviour. Nursing Times, 87, 9, 33-35.
  • Morrison, P. (1991) The caring attitude in nursing practice: a repertory grid study of  trained nurses’ perceptions. Nurse Education Today, 11, 3-12.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1991) Nurses’ interpersonal skills: a study of nurses perceptions. Nurse Education Today, 11, 24-29.
  • Morrison, P. (1991) Critiquing research. Surgical Nurse, 4, 3, 20-22.
  • Morrison, P. and Burnard, P. (1991) Students’ views on counselling. Journal of District Nursing, 10, 2, 11-13.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1991) Client-centred counselling: a study of nurses attitudes. Nurse Education Today, 11, 104-109.
  • Morrison, P., Burnard, P. and Hackett, P. (1991) A smallest space analysis of nurses’ perceptions of their interpersonal skills. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 4, 2/3, 115-121.
  • Ashworth, P. and Morrison, P. (1991) Problems of competence-based nurse education. Nurse Education Today, 11, 256-260.
  • Morrison, P. (1991) Psychology of pain. Surgical Nurse, 4, 6, 18-20.
  • Morrison, P. (1990) A multidimensional scalogram analysis of the use of seclusion in acute psychiatric settings. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 15, 59-66.
  • Morrison, P. (1990) An example of the use of repertory grid technique in assessing nurse’s self-perceptions of caring. Nurse Education Today, 10, 253-259.
  • Morrison, P. (1990) The use of environmental seclusion in psychiatric settings: a multidimensional scalogram analysis. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 10, 353-362.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1990) Psychological aspects of self-esteem. Surgical Nurse, 3, 4, 4-8.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1990) Counselling attitudes in health visiting students. Health Visitor, 63, 11, 389-390.
  • Morrison, P. and Burnard, P. (1989) Students’ and trained nurses’ perceptions of their own interpersonal skills: a report and comparison. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 14, 321-329.
  • Morrison, P. (1989) Nursing and caring: a personal construct theory study of some nurses’ self-perceptions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 14, 421-426.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1989) What is an interpersonally skilled person? A repertory grid account of professional nurses’ views. Nurse Education Today, 9, 384-391.
  • Ashworth, P.D. and Morrison, P. (1989) Some ambiguities of the student’s role in undergraduate nurse training. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 14, 1009-1015.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P (1989) Counselling attitudes in community psychiatric nurses. Community Psychiatric Nursing Journal, 9, 5, 26-30.
  • Burnard, P. and Morrison, P. (1988) Nurses’ perceptions of their interpersonal skills: a descriptive study using six category intervention analysis. Nurse Education Today, 8, 266-272.
  • Shields, P., Morrison, P., and Hart, D. (1988) Consumer satisfaction on a psychiatric ward. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 13, 396-400.
  • Morrison, P. and le Roux, B. (1987) The practice of seclusion. Nursing Times, 83, 19, 62-66, Occasional Paper.