Dr Joanne Lawrence-Bourne

Research Associate

Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health

Career Summary


My working background has predominantly been in health - in midwifery and in psychology. My key interest is in reproductive mental health of men and women who can or can't have children.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Charles Sturt University
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours), Charles Sturt University


  • Antenatal/Perinatal/Postnatal Psychology
  • Male Childlessness
  • Mental Health Midwife
  • Mental Health Research
  • PhD
  • Reproductive Psychology /Counselling


  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
420313 Mental health services 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Research Associate University of Newcastle
Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Lawrence-Bourne J, Dalton H, Perkins D, Farmer J, Luscombe G, Oelke N, Bagheri N, 'What Is Rural Adversity, How Does It Affect Wellbeing and What Are the Implications for Action?', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 7205-7218 (2020) [C1]
DOI 10.3390/ijerph17197205
Citations Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authors Hazel Dalton, David Perkins

Review (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Lawrence-Bourne J, Powell N, Dalton H, Oelke N, Perkins D, 'Methodologies for the Living Well Strategy - Mental Health Commission of NSW Strategy 2014-2024 (2019)
Co-authors Hazel Dalton, David Perkins, Nic Powell

Dr Joanne Lawrence-Bourne


Research Associate
Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing