Raquel Peel

Raquel Peel

Speaker | Researcher | Lecturer

Works as a Psychology and Counselling Lecturer. Currently undertaking a PhD in Health. Holds a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with double major in Art History and Music.

Study of Romantic Relationships!

I am conducting a study about romantic relationships! This time I am looking for people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations, and relationship status. Individuals not currently in a relationship are also invited to participate. Responses are confidential and I am not able to identify participants in any way. Here is the link along with more information about the study.

For many, love is failing as a lot of us are guilty of self-sabotage! Is this you or someone you know?
Watch my TED​x Talk to find out!

What do psychologists have to say about self-sabotage in romantic relationships?

November 19, 2018

Abstract The term self-sabotage is not well explained in current relationship literature. Self-sabotage is thus far explained mainly as a physical barrier (i.e., derived from the effects of alcohol consumption or high level of stress; Jones & Berglas, 1978; Rhodewalt, 2008) which does not fully encompass intrinsic behaviours. In romantic relationships, the term self-sabotage is…

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Community engaged GP training. Does it make a difference?

November 19, 2018

Abstract Much effort and funding is spent on GP training in Australia but there is little data on how GP training in rural and remote areas impacts communities. Since 2001, the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program has required at least 50% of general practice training to occur in rural areas despite lack of information…

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Insight into rural and remote GP training and supervision in Queensland

November 19, 2018

Abstract Many rural and remote communities are struggling to attract and retain GPs while experiencing poorer population health outcomes and burden of disease. Therefore, the provision of a reliable rural GP workforce is vital. Registered Training Organisations provide high quality training experiences for GP registrars. A collaborative project between JCU and Monash University aimed to…

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Interview with Raquel Peel. TEDxJCUCairns2018.

October 20, 2018

Star FM, Cairns, Australia.

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"There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people."
~Vincent van Gogh~

Research

Relationship Research

This current research project aims to assess how individuals’ adult attachment styles influence the relationship between stressors, goals, and implemented defence strategies in the context of romantic relationships.

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Suicide Research

Research conducted investigated cross-cultural perceptions of suicide and the impact of suicide stigma and religiosity on the recognition of suicide risk in others.

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Bullying Research

Research conducted investigated the individual characteristics of adults who are bullied in the workplace. The cost to individuals and organisations was considered within the increase trend of work presenteeism.

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Rural Medicine Research

This current research project aims to identify the challenges and opportunities associated with provision of high quality training for general practitioners working in rural and remote areas and increase the potential for rural workforce recruitment. Recommendations towards strengthening health care in underserved communities are considered.

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