Dr Lidia Engel



Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 68573


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Early signs monitoring to prevent relapse in psychosis and promote well-being, engagement, and recovery: Protocol for a feasibility cluster randomized controlled trial harnessing mobile phone technology blended with peer support

A Gumley, S Bradstreet, J Ainsworth, S Allan, M Alvarez-Jimenez, L Beattie, I Bell, M Birchwood, A Briggs, S Bucci, E Castagnini, A Clark, S Cotton, L Engel, P French, R Lederman, S Lewis, M Machin, G MacLennan, C Matrunola, H McLeod, N McMeekin, C Mihalopoulos, E Morton, J Norrie, F Reilly, M Schwannauer, S Singh, L Smith, S Sundram, D Thomson, A Thompson, H Whitehill, A Wilson-Kay, C Williams, A Yung, J Farhall, J Gleeson

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 1-19, JMIR Research Protocols, Toronto, Ont., C1

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Cost-effectiveness of preventing child internalising problems: Results from the translational trial of Cool Little Kids at school entry

M Chatterton, J Bayer, L Engel, R Rapee, R Beatson, H Hiscock, L Bretherton, M Wake, C Mihalopoulos

(2020), Vol. 70, pp. 1-9, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Video-interpreting for cognitive assessments: An intervention study and micro-costing analysis

K Hwang, A De Silva, J Simpson, D LoGiudice, L Engel, A Gilbert, S Croy, B Haralambous

(2020), Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, C1

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Exploring health state utility values of parents of children with a serious illness

I Majmudar, L Engel, F Muscara, C Stevenson, M McCarthy, V Anderson, C Mihalopoulos

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 1947-1959, Quality of life research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

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A qualitative exploration of the content and face validity of preference-based measures within the context of dementia

L Engel, J Bucholc, C Mihalopoulos, B Mulhern, J Ratcliffe, M Yates, L Hanna

(2020), Vol. 18, pp. 1-19, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1

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Measuring Carer Outcomes in an Economic Evaluation: A Content Comparison of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit for Carers, Carer Experience Scale, and Care-Related Quality of Life Using Exploratory Factor Analysis

L Engel, S Rand, R Hoefman, J Bucholc, C Mihalopoulos, A Muldowney, A Ugalde, N McCaffrey

(2020), pp. 1-12, Medical Decision Making, London, Eng., C1

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Head-to-head comparison of the psychometric properties of 3 carer-related preference-based instruments

N McCaffrey, J Bucholc, S Rand, R Hoefman, A Ugalde, A Muldowney, C Mihalopoulos, L Engel

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 1477-1488, Value in health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Associations Between Child Sleep Problem Severity and Maternal Well-Being in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

C Martin, E Sciberras, N Papadopoulos, L Engel, H Hiscock, K Williams, P Howlin, J McGillivray, N Rinehart

(2020), Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, C1

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Physical Health, Media Use, and Mental Health in Children and Adolescents With ADHD During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia

E Sciberras, P Patel, M Stokes, D Coghill, C Middeldorp, M Bellgrove, S Becker, D Efron, A Stringaris, S Faraone, S Bellows, J Quach, T Banaschewski, J McGillivray, D Hutchinson, T Silk, G Melvin, A Wood, A Jackson, G Loram, L Engel, A Montgomery, E Westrupp

(2020), Journal of Attention Disorders, C1

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A systematic review of utility values in children with cerebral palsy

Utsana Tonmukayakul, Long Le, Shalika Mudiyanselage, Lidia Engel, Jessica Bucholc, Brendan Mulhern, Rob Carter, Cathrine Mihalopoulos

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 1-12, Quality of life research, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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The economic costs of loneliness: a review of cost-of-illness and economic evaluation studies

Cathrine Mihalopoulos, Long Le, Mary Chatterton, Jessica Bucholc, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Michelle Lim, Lidia Engel

(2019), pp. 1-14, Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Burden and health state utility values of eating disorders: results from a population-based survey

L Le, C Mihalopoulos, L Engel, S Touyz, D González-Chica, N Stocks, P Hay

(2019), pp. 1-8, Psychological medicine, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Does the treatment of anxiety in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) using cognitive behavioral therapy improve child and family outcomes? Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

E Sciberras, D Efron, P Patel, M Mulraney, K Lee, C Mihalopoulos, L Engel, R Rapee, V Anderson, J Nicholson, R Schembri, H Hiscock

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-9, BMC psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

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Sleeping sound with autism spectrum disorder (ASD): study protocol for an efficacy randomised controlled trial of a tailored brief behavioural sleep intervention for ASD

N Papadopoulos, E Sciberras, H Hiscock, K Williams, J McGillivray, C Mihalopoulos, L Engel, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, S Bellows, D Marks, P Howlin, N Rinehart

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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Health state utility values of high prevalence mental disorders in Australia: results from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Cathrine Mihalopoulos, Lidia Engel, Long Le, Anne Magnus, Meredith Harris, Mary Chatterton

(2018), Vol. 27, pp. 1815-1825, Quality of life research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

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Web-based intervention to improve quality of life in late stage bipolar disorder (ORBIT): randomised controlled trial protocol

Kathryn Fletcher, Fiona Foley, Neil Thomas, Erin Michalak, Lesley Berk, Michael Berk, Steve Bowe, Sue Cotton, Lidia Engel, Sheri Johnson, Steven Jones, Michael Kyrios, Sara Lapsley, Cathrine Mihalopoulos, Tania Perich, Greg Murray

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-13, BMC psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

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The impact of depression on health-related quality of life and wellbeing: identifying important dimensions and assessing their inclusion in multi-attribute utility instruments

Lidia Engel, Gang Chen, Jeffrey Richardson, Cathrine Mihalopoulos

(2018), Vol. 27, pp. 2873-2884, Quality of life research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

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Using path analysis to investigate the relationships between standardized instruments that measure health-related quality of life, capability wellbeing and subjective wellbeing: an application in the context of spinal cord injury

Lidia Engel, Stirling Bryan, Vanessa Noonan, David Whitehurst

(2018), Vol. 213, pp. 154-164, Social science & medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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An investigation of the overlap between the ICECAP-A and five preference-based health-related quality of life instruments.

L Engel, D Mortimer, S Bryan, S Lear, D Whitehurst

(2017), Vol. 35, pp. 741-753, Pharmacoeconomics, New Zealand, C1-1

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The validity of the SF-12 and SF-6D instruments in people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

A Patel, R Lester, C Marra, M van der Kop, P Ritvo, L Engel, S Karanja, L Lynd

(2017), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1

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Older adults' quality of life - exploring the role of the built environment and social cohesion in community-dwelling seniors on low income

L Engel, A Chudyk, M Ashe, H McKay, D Whitehurst, S Bryan

(2016), Vol. 164, pp. 1-11, Social science medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Exclusion criteria in national health state valuation studies : a systematic review

L Engel, N Bansback, S Bryan, M Doyle-Waters, D Whitehurst

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 798-810, Medical decision making, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1-1

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"When I saw walking I just kind of took it as wheeling": interpretations of mobility-related items in generic, preference-based health state instruments in the context of spinal cord injury

Y Michel, L Engel, K Rand-Hendriksen, L Augestad, D Whitehurst

(2016), Vol. 14, pp. 1-11, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1-1

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Perceptions of individuals living with spinal cord injury toward preference-based quality of life instruments: a qualitative exploration

D Whitehurst, N Suryaprakash, L Engel, N Mittmann, V Noonan, M Dvorak, S Bryan

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1-1

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Exploring psychometric properties of the SF-6D, a preference-based health-related quality of life measure, in the context of spinal cord injury

L Engel, S Bryan, S Evers, C Dirksen, V Noonan, D Whitehurst

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 2383-2393, Quality of life research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Short form health surveys and related variants in spinal cord injury research : a systematic review

D Whitehurst, L Engel, S Bryan

(2014), Vol. 37, pp. 128-138, Journal of spinal cord medicine, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Estimating the value of informal care provided to people with dementia in Australia

Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Ms Anne Muldowney

Dementia Australia Research Foundation - Project Grant

  • 2020: $20,000
  • 2019: $45,000

Other Public Sector Funding

An Australian study evaluating the economic impacts of mental health promotion and prevention

Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Lidia Engel, Ms Jessica Bucholc

  • 2018: $19,000

Industry and Other Funding

Extending the QALY project - testing the face and content validity of candidate items within the Australian context.

Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Lisa Hanna

  • 2018: $9,558

Evaluation of the Health Economics of Gender Dysphoria and its interventions.

Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Lidia Engel

  • 2020: $14,045
  • 2018: $15,000

Avoidable hospitalisation for people living with dementia: identifying patterns and barriers

Dr Frances Batchelor, Dr Anita Panayiotou, Dr Lidia Engel, A/Prof Jennifer Watts

  • 2019: $33,507

The Economics of Loneliness and Social Isolation in an Ageing Population in Australia - Ishani Majmudar

Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Ms Ishani Kartik Majmudar, Dr Lidia Engel, Anne Muldownwy, Dr Anita Panayiotou

  • 2020: $30,000
  • 2019: $20,000

Psychometric assessment of the E-QALY item pool in Australia.

Dr Lidia Engel

  • 2020: $15,717

Improving service knowledge and access among older people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds with dementia.

Dr Lidia Engel

  • 2019: $10,161

Recognising and responding to people at risk of homelessness

Ms Fiona York, Dr Lidia Engel, Dr Bianca Brijnath

  • 2020: $10,600
  • 2019: $10,600

An exploratory analysis of the Pain/Discomfort dimension of the EQ-5D-5L in people living with physical and mental health conditions

Dr Lidia Engel, Mr Brendan Mulhern, Dr David Whitehurst, Dr Bas Janssen, Dr Juanita Haagsma

  • 2020: $12,809

Grief in Older People

Dr Lidia Engel

  • 2020: $9,000

Securing high-quality of cAre For cancer patients at their End-of-life: the SAFE-study

A/Prof Eline Aas, Prof Terje Hagen, A/Prof Lisbeth Thoresen, Dr Leena Forma, Dr Nikki McCaffrey, Dr Lidia Engel, Prof Marit Jordhoy, A/Prof Vidar Halsteinli, Dr Yvonne Michel, Eli Thommasen

  • 2020: $13,319


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