Raquel Peel

Raquel Peel

Speaker | Researcher | Lecturer

Works as a Psychology and Counselling Lecturer. Currently undertaking a PhD. 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!

Is Awareness of Suicide Risk and Intent Culturally Informed? A Comparison between Australia and Brazil.

July 27, 2017

Abstract Few studies have considered how suicide is perceived and impacted by stigma across cultures. A sample of 478 participants from Australia and Brazil was used to investigate cross-cultural perceptions of suicide and the impact of stigma on the recognition of suicide risk in others. The Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide framed a mixed method within…

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Reasons Why We Should Be Talking About Suicide.

May 4, 2017

4 May, 2017. Retrieved from PsychReg Why is the new Netflix TV series 13 Reasons Why causing such a heated conversation? The reason is simple: We are talking about suicide! Although suicide is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, especially among 15-19-years-old, it remains a taboo – controversial and largely misunderstood. According to the…

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What makes someone more likely to be bullied at work and how companies can help them.

March 5, 2018

5 March, 2018. Retrieved from The Conversation Being bullied as a child, being female, young, and neurotic are significant predictors of whether you might be bullied in the workplace, our online anonymous survey shows. Our team investigated the personality traits and coping styles of workplace bullying victims which might contribute to their victimisation. Neuroticism is…

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Who gets Bullied at Work? The role of Emotion Stability, Psychological Flexibility, and Coping in Workplace Bullying.

July 26, 2017

Abstract Bullying costs individuals and their workplace a great deal. Considerable research has been conducted to explore the incidence and prevalence of bullying in the workplace and the negative consequences to individuals and organizations (Rammsayer, Stahl, & Schmiga, 2006). Few studies, however, have considered the individual characteristics of adults who are bullied in the workplace…

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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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Medical Education 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 workforce recruitment. Recommendations towards strengthening health care in underserved communities are considered.

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