Professor Pranee Liamputtong

Professor Pranee Liamputtong

Professor of Public Health,
Dean's Unit School of Health Sciences

Biography

Pranee is a medical anthropologist and has interests in the health of women, children, immigrants, refugees, older people, and transgender individuals. In terms of health issues, Pranee is very interested in issues relating to motherhood, reproductive health, sexuality, sexual health, and mental health. She has carried out a number of research projects with refugee and immigrant women in Australia and women in Southeast Asia, particularly in Thailand and Malaysia. She has also undertaken qualitative research with women living with HIV/AIDS and women living with breast cancer in Thailand. Pranee’s research interest also includes online research and has carried out research in the area of online dating and implications for sexual health. Recently, Pranee has focused her research on sexuality and sexual health issues of Asian women, refugee/immigrant women, young people, and trans women from CALD backgrounds. Pranee has been supervising a large number of research students, both local and international, who have their interests in conducting qualitative research in the areas of gender, sexuality, reproductive health, sexual health and cross-cultural research. Pranee is a qualitative researcher and has written a number of textbooks on this approach. She has written a nunber of textbooks on health-related issues. Some of her textbooks (Qualitative Research Methods, Research Methods in Health: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice, Social Determinants of Health & Public Health) have been adopted widely, both in Australia and overseas. Her recent work focuses more on the production of handbook, including Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences and Handbook of Social Inclusion, Research and Practices in the Health and Social Sciences. She has been teaching qualitative research methodology and the social determinants of health units within the postgraduate programs; gender & health; culture, diversity & health; communication in health within the undergraduate programs.

This information has been contributed by Professor Liamputtong.

Qualifications

  • PhD Monash University

Interests

  • Cross-cultural research
  • Infant feeding practices
  • Mental Health
  • Motherhood
  • Parenting
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Reproductive Health
  • Researching with vulnerable populations
  • Sexual Health and Wellbeing
  • Sexuality

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit School of Health Sciences

Contact

Email: P.Liamputtong@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4620 3920
Mobile: 0412963900
Location: 24.2.35
Campbelltown

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Teaching

Current Teaching Areas

  • 401079 Dissertation (Full Time)
  • 401238 Qualitative Research Methodology in Health
  • 401282 Dissertation (Part Time)
  • 401372 The Social Determinants of Health

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 400865 Evidence-Based Practice, 2016
  • 400866 Culture, Diversity and Health, 2016
  • 400944 Evidence-Based Practice (Advanced), 2017
  • 400966 Health Politics, Policy and Planning, 2016
  • 401238 Qualitative Research Methodology in Health, 2017
  • 401238 Qualitative Research Methodology in Health, 2018
  • 700062 Communication in Health (WSTC), 2016
  • 700072 Culture, Diversity and Health (WSTC), 2017
  • 800166 Research Design 1: Theories of Enquiry, 2016

Publications

Books

  • Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences', : Springer 9789811052507.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Social Determinants of Health', : Oxford University Press 9780190313524.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Research Methods in Health: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice', : Oxford University Press 9780190304300.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives', : Cambridge University Press 9781107559592.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective', : Springer 9783319299341.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health', : Sage 9781446259078.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Qualitative Research Methods', : Oxford University Press 9780195518559.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Women, Motherhood and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective', : Springer 9789400758865.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Stigma, Discrimination and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective', : Springer 9789400763234.
  • Liamputtong, P., Fanany, R. and Verrinder, G. (2012), 'Health, Illness and Well-Being: Perspectives and Social Determinants', : Oxford University Press 9780195576122.
  • Westall, C. and Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'Motherhood and Postnatal Depression: Narratives of Women and Their Partners', : Springer 9789400716933.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'Infant Feeding Practices: A Cross-Cultural Perspective', : Springer 9781441968722.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'Focus Group Methodology: Principles and Practice', : Sage 9781847879097.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2010), 'Performing Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research', : Cambridge University Press 9780521898683.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2010), 'Research Methods in Health: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice', : Oxford University Press 9780195568172.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Qualitative Research Methods', : Oxford University Press 9780195551433.
  • Dickson-Swift, V., James, E. and Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'Undertaking Sensitive Research in the Health and Social Sciences: Managing Boundaries, Emotions and Risks', : Cambridge University Press 9780521718233.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'Doing Cross-Cultural Research: Ethical and Methodological Perspectives', : Springer 9781402085666.

Chapters in Books

  • Dune, T. and Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Gender and sexuality as social determinants of health ', Social Determinants of Health, Oxford University Press 9780190313524.
  • Taibi, M., Liamputtong, P. and Polonsky, M. (2019), 'Impact of translated health information on CALD older people's health literacy : a pilot study', Multicultural Health Translation, Interpreting and Communication, Routledge 9781138543089.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Innovative research methods in health social sciences : an introduction', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer 9789811052507.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Traditional research methods in health and social sciences : an introduction', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer 9789811052507.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Doing cross-cultural research : an introduction', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer 9789811052507.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Sensitive research methodology and approach : an introduction', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer 9789811052507.
  • Arora, A., Manohar, N., Liamputtong, P., Do, L., Eastwood, J. and Bhole, S. (2017), 'Researching the perceptions of Vietnamese migrant caregivers for an oral health literacy study in Australia', SAGE Research Methods Cases, Sage 9781526423320.
  • Manohar, N., Liamputtong, P., Bhole, S. and Arora, A. (2017), 'Researcher positionality in cross-cultural and sensitive research', Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer Nature 9789811052507.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Children, young people and HIV/AIDS : a cross-cultural perspective', Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9783319299341.
  • Moolchaem, P. and Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Young LGBT people, and HIV/AIDS risks : a metasynthesis', Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9783319299341.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Public health : an introduction to local and global contexts', Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives, Cambridge University Press 9781107559592.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Qualitative research methodology and evidence-based practice in public health', Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives, Cambridge University Press 9781107559592.
  • Niele, S. and Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'HIV/AIDS knowledge and risk of HIV/AIDS among youth in South Africa', Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-cultural Perspective, Springer 9783319299341.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Higginbottom, G. (2015), 'Engaging older people in participatory research', Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health, Sage 9781446259078.
  • Higginbottom, G. and Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'Diverse ethno-cultural groups and the use of participatory research', Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health, Sage 9781446259078.
  • Higginbottom, G. and Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'What is participatory research? : why do it?', Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health, Sage 9781446259078.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Phum panya chao baan (local wisdom) and traditional healers in Southern Thailand', Contemporary Socio-Cultural and Political Perspectives in Thailand, Springer 9789400772434.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Kitisriworapan, S. (2014), 'Authoritative knowledge, folk knowledge, and antenatal care in contemporary Northern Thailand', Contemporary Socio-Cultural and Political Perspectives in Thailand, Springer 9789400772434.
  • Gill, J., Liamputtong, P. and Hoban, E. (2014), 'Practicing social inclusion : Comfort Zone : a social support group for teenagers with high-functioning autism', Practising Social Inclusion, Routledge 9780415531061.
  • Lennon, R., Liamputtong, P. and Hoban, E. (2014), 'Practising social inclusion : the case of street-based sex workers', Practising Social Inclusion, Routledge 9780415531061.
  • Gill, J. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'The drawing method : researching young people with a disability', Sage Research Methods Cases, Sage 9781446273050.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Oral history', The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, Sage 9781849200271.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Experiential knowing', The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, Sage 9781849200271.
  • Liamputtong, P., Haritavorn, N. and Kiatying-Angsulee, N. (2013), 'Women, motherhood, and living positively : the lived experience of Thai women living with HIV/AIDS', Women, Motherhood and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9789400758865.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Stigma, discrimination, and HIV/AIDS : an introduction', Stigma, Discrimination and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9789400763234.
  • Liamputtong, P., Haritavorn, N. and Kiatying-Angsulee, N. (2013), 'AIDS support groups and women living with HIV/AIDS in central Thailand', Stigma, Discrimination and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9789400763234.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Women, motherhood, and living with HIV/AIDS : an introduction', Women, Motherhood and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9789400758865.
  • Couch, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Researching online dating : instant messenger and email in consideration', Advancing Research Methods with New Technologies, IGI Global 9781466639188.
  • Sulaiman, Z., Amir, L. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Infant feeding practices : rates, risks of not breastfeeding, and factors influencing breastfeeding', Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy, Oxford University Press 9780199755059.
  • Suwankhong, D., Liamputtong, P. and Rumbold, B. (2013), 'Seeking care from traditional healers (mor boraan) : traditional practices in Southern Thailand', Traditional Medicine: New Research, Nova 9781622574483.
  • Liamputtong, P., Suwankhong, D. and Rumbold, B. (2013), 'Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) : a review of healing practices outside the formal health care system', Traditional Medicine: New Research, Nova 9781622574483.
  • Liamputtong, P., Fanany, R. and Verrinder, G. (2012), 'Health, illness, and well-being : an introduction', Health, Illness, and Well-Being: Perspectives and Social Determinants, Oxford University Press 9780195576122.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Kitisriworapan, S. (2012), 'Deviance, difference, and stigma as social determinants of health', Health, Illness, and Well-Being: Perspectives and Social Determinants, Oxford University Press 9780195576122.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Kitisriworapan, S. (2012), 'Caesarean birth : the lived experiences of Thai women', Childbirth Research: New Developments, Nova Science 9781620817896.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Kitisriworapan, S. (2012), 'Pregnancy and cultural knowledge and practices among Northern Thai women', Pregnancy: Risk Factors, Management and Recovery, Nova 9781619426078.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2012), 'Researching vulnerable groups', Understanding Research for Social Policy and Social Work: Themes, Methods and Approaches, Policy Press 9781847428165.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Kitisriworapan, S. (2011), 'Good mothers and infant feeding practices amongst women in Northern Thailand', Infant Feeding Practices: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9781441968722.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'Infant feeding beliefs and practices across cultures : an introduction', Infant Feeding Practices: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Springer 9781441968722.
  • Kealy, M. and Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'Contemporary caesarean section theory : risk, uncertainty and fear', Theory for Midwifery Practice, Palgrave 9780230211926.
  • Reiger, K. and Liamputtong, P. (2010), 'Researching reproduction qualitatively : intersections of personal and political', Sage Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Health Research, Sage 9781446270431.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Treating the afflicted body : perceptions of infertility and ethnomedicine among fertile Hmong women in Australia', Marginalized Reproduction: Ethnicity, Infertility and Reproductive Technologies, Earthscan 9781844075768.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Yu duan practices : the significance and implications for women's health in northern Thailand', Thailand: Economic, Political and Social Issues, Nova 9781604565836.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Nyob nruab hlis : thirty days confinement in Hmong culture', Childbirth Across Cultures: Ideas and Practices of Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Postpartum, Springer 9789048125982.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Pregnancy, childbirth and traditional beliefs and practices in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand', Childbirth Across Cultures: Ideas and Practices of Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Postpartum, Springer 9789048125999.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Rumbold, J. (2008), 'Knowing differently : setting the scene', Knowing Differently: Arts-Based and Collaborative Research Methods, Nova 9781604563788.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'Doing research in a cross-cultural context : methodological and ethical challenges', Doing Cross-cultural Research: Ethical and Methodological Perspectives, Springer 9781402085666.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'Traditional knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding the health and well-being of children amongst Hmong and Thai immigrants in Australia', Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices, Nova 9781604560336.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Nguyen, H. (2008), 'Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding contraceptives and abortion among young people in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam', Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices, Nova 9781604560336.

Journal Articles

  • Joseph, J., Liamputtong, P. and Brodribb, W. (2020), 'From liminality to vitality : infant feeding beliefs among refugee mothers from Vietnam and Myanmar', Qualitative Health Research, vol 30, no 8 , pp 1171 - 1182.
  • Noack-Lundberg, K., Liamputtong, P., Marjadi, B., Ussher, J., Perz, J., Schmied, V., Dune, T. and Brook, E. (2020), 'Sexual violence and safety : the narratives of transwomen in online forums', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol 22, no 6 , pp 646 - 659.
  • Shanmugalingam, R., Mengesha, Z., Notaras, S., Liamputtong, P., Fulcher, I., Lee, G., Kumar, R., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2020), 'Factors that influence adherence to aspirin therapy in the prevention of preeclampsia amongst high-risk pregnant women : a mixed method analysis', PLoS One, vol 15, no 2 .
  • Thepsourinthone, J., Dune, T., Liamputtong, P. and Arora, A. (2020), 'The relationship between masculinity and internalized homophobia amongst Australian gay men', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17 .
  • Te, M., Blackstock, F., Liamputtong, P. and Chipchase, L. (2020), '[In Press] New graduate physiotherapists' perceptions and experiences working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Australia : a qualitative study', Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, .
  • Liamputtong, P. and Benza, S. (2019), ''Being able to bear a child' : insights from Zimbabwean women in Melbourne', Women and Birth, vol 32, no 2 , pp 216 - 222.
  • Nguyen, T., Horey, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2019), 'Sexual experiences of people with physical disabilities in Vietnam', Sexuality and Disability, vol 37, no 1 , pp 25 - 39.
  • Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. and Rawson, H. (2019), 'Searching for meaning : a grounded theory of family resilience in adult ICU', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 28, no 5-6 , pp 781 - 791.
  • Muhamad, R., Horey, D., Liamputtong, P. and Low, W. (2019), 'Managing women with sexual dysfunction : difficulties experienced by Malaysian family physicians', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol 48, no 3 , pp 949 - 960.
  • Biggs, L., McLachlan, H., Shafiei, T., Liamputtong, P. and Forster, D. (2019), ''I need help' : reasons new and re-engaging callers contact the PANDA-Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia National Helpline : HSCC-OA-18-0017', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 27, no 3 , pp 717 - 728.
  • Phanwichatkul, T., Burns, E., Liamputtong, P. and Schmied, V. (2019), 'Protecting my baby : a qualitative study of the health promoting practices of pregnant Burmese migrant women living in Thailand', International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, vol 15, no 1 , pp 1 - 16.
  • Joseph, J., Brodribb, W. and Liamputtong, P. (2019), '"Fitting-in Australia" as nurturers : meta-synthesis on infant feeding experiences among immigrant women', Women and Birth, vol 32, no 6 , pp 533 - 542.
  • Pangas, J., Ogunsiji, O., Elmir, R., Raman, S., Liamputtong, P., Burns, E., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2019), 'Refugee women's experiences negotiating motherhood and maternity care in a new country : a meta-ethnographic review', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol 90 , pp 31 - 45.
  • Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. and Rawson, H. (2019), 'The impact of social support networks on family resilience in an Australian intensive care unit : a constructivist grounded theory', Journal of Nursing Scholarship, vol 51, no 1 , pp 68 - 80.
  • Phanwichatkul, T., Burns, E., Liamputtong, P. and Schmied, V. (2019), 'Migrant Burmese women living in southern Thailand and motherhood : an ethnographic study', Nursing and Health Sciences, vol 21, no 3 , pp 390 - 398.
  • Nguyen, A., Liamputtong, P. and Horey, D. (2019), 'Reproductive health care experiences of people with physical disabilities in Vietnam', Sexuality and Disability, vol 37, no 3 , pp 383 - 400.
  • Joseph, J., Liamputtong, P. and Brodribb, W. (2019), 'Postpartum breastfeeding experiences in the traditional-biomedical crossroads : a qualitative study using drawing with Vietnamese and Myanmarese refugee women in Australia', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 75, no 11 , pp 2855 - 2866.
  • Rajagopal, L., Liamputtong, P. and McBride, K. (2019), 'The lived experience of Australian women living with breast cancer : a meta-synthesis', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol 20, no 11 , pp 3233 - 3249.
  • Sulaiman, Z., Liamputtong, P. and Amir, L. (2018), 'Timing of return to work and women's breastfeeding practices in urban Malaysia : a qualitative study', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 26, no 1 , pp 48 - 55.
  • Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. and Rawson, H. (2018), 'Barriers to families' regaining control in ICU : disconnectedness', Nursing in Critical Care, vol 23, no 2 , pp 95 - 101.
  • Phanwichatkul, T., Burns, E., Liamputtong, P. and Schmied, V. (2018), 'The experiences of Burmese healthcare interpreters (Iam) in maternity services in Thailand', Women and Birth, vol 31 , pp 152 - 161.
  • Nguyen, T., Liamputtong, P., Horey, D. and Monfries, M. (2018), 'Knowledge of sexuality and reproductive health of people with physical disabilities in Vietnam', Sexuality and Disability, vol 36, no 1 , pp 3 - 18.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Sanchez, E. (2018), 'Cultivating community : perceptions of community garden and reasons for participating in a rural Victorian town', Activities, Adaptation and Aging, vol 42, no 2 , pp 124 - 142.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Kurban, H. (2018), 'Health, social integration and social support : the lived experiences of young Middle-Eastern refugees living in Melbourne, Australia', Children and Youth Services Review, vol 85 , pp 99 - 106.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2018), 'Physical and emotional experiences of chemotherapy : a qualitative study among women with breast cancer in Southern Thailand', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol 19, no 2 , pp 521 - 528.
  • Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. and Rawson, H. (2018), 'Heightened emotional vulnerability and regaining control : a grounded theory of family resilience in an Australian ICU', Australian Critical Care, vol 31, no 2 , pp 127 - 127.
  • Ceprnja, D., Chipchase, L., Liamputtong, P. and Gupta, A. (2018), 'How do Australian women cope with pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy? : a qualitative study protocol', BMJ Open, vol 8, no 7 .
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2018), 'Early detection of breast cancer and barrier to screening programmes amongst Thai migrant women in Australia : a qualitative study', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol 19, no 4 , pp 1089 - 1097.
  • Muhamad, R., Horey, D., Liamputtong, P., Low, W. and Sidi, H. (2018), 'Meanings of sexuality : views from Malay women with sexual dysfunction', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol 48, no 3 , pp 935 - 947.
  • Koh, L., Walker, R., Wollersheim, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2018), 'I think someone is walking with me : the use of mobile phone for social capital development among women in four refugee communities', International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, vol 14, no 4 , pp 411 - 424.
  • Liamputtong, P., Lam, J. and Hill, K. (2018), 'Exercise for falls prevention : decision-making among Australian-born and Italian-born older people', Activities, Adaptation and Aging, vol 42, no 4 , pp 261 - 277.
  • Dumrongpanapakorn, P. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Social support and coping means : the lived experiences of Northeastern Thai women with breast cancer', Health Promotion International, vol 32, no 5 , pp 768 - 777.
  • Benza, S. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Becoming an 'amai' : meanings and experiences of motherhood amongst Zimbabwean women living in Melbourne, Australia', Midwifery, vol 45 , pp 72 - 78.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), ''I was told not to do it but...': infant feeding practices amongst HIV-positive women in Southern Thailand', Midwifery, vol 48 , pp 69 - 74.
  • Schmied, V., Black, E., Naidoo, N., Dahlen, H. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Migrant women's experiences, meanings and ways of dealing with postnatal depression : a meta-ethnographic study', PLoS One, vol 12, no 3 .
  • Joyce, L. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Acculturation stress and social support for young refugees in regional areas', Children and Youth Services Review, vol 77 , pp 18 - 26.
  • Sanchez, E. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Community gardening and health-related benefits for a rural Victorian town', Leisure Studies, vol 36, no 2 , pp 269 - 281.
  • Balthip, K., McSherry, W., Petchruschatachart, U., Piriyakoontorn, S. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), 'Enhancing life purpose amongst Thai adolescents', Journal of Moral Education, vol 46, no 3 , pp 295 - 307.
  • Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. and Rawson, H. (2017), 'Barriers to regaining control within a constructivist grounded theory of family resilience in ICU : living with uncertainty', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 26, no 23-24 , pp 4390 - 4403.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Social support and women living with breast cancer in the South of Thailand', Journal of Nursing Scholarship, vol 48, no 1 , pp 39 - 47.
  • Nguyen, T., Liamputtong, P. and Monfries, M. (2016), 'Reproductive and sexual health of people with physical disabilities : a metasynthesis', Sexuality and Disability, vol 34, no 1 , pp 3 - 26.
  • Liamputtong, P., Koh, L., Wollersheim, D. and Walker, R. (2016), 'Peer support groups, mobile phones and refugee women in Melbourne', Health Promotion International, vol 31, no 3 , pp 715 - 724.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2016), 'Breast cancer treatment : experiences of changes and social stigma among Thai women in southern Thailand', Cancer Nursing, vol 39, no 3 , pp 213 - 220.
  • Sulaiman, Z., Liamputtong, P. and Amir, L. (2016), 'The enablers and barriers to continue breast milk feeding in women returning to work', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 72, no 4 , pp 825 - 835.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Haritavorn, N. (2016), 'To tell or not to tell : disclosure to children and family amongst Thai women living with HIV/AIDS', Health Promotion International, vol 31, no 1 , pp 23 - 32.
  • Meldrum, R., Liamputtong, P. and Wollersheim, D. (2016), 'Sexual health knowledge and needs : young Muslim women in Melbourne, Australia', International Journal of Health Services, vol 46, no 1 , pp 124 - 140.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Suwankhong, D. (2016), 'Living with breast cancer : the experiences and meaning-making among women in Southern Thailand', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol 25, no 3 , pp 371 - 380.
  • Muhamad, R., Liamputtong, P., O'Halloran, P., Low, W. and Moolchaem, P. (2016), 'Meanings of sexuality among heterosexual women : a metasynthesis', International Journal of Sexual Health, vol 28, no 3 , pp 187 - 204.
  • Serry, T., Liamputtong, P., Rose, M. and Bretherton, L. (2016), 'Parents' experiences of their children's supplementary reading intervention : a qualitative exploration', Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, vol 21, no 1 , pp 3 - 20.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'Cultural insiders and research fieldwork : case examples from cross-cultural research with Thai people', International Journal of Qualitative Methods, vol 14, no 5 .
  • Liamputtong, P. and Fernandes, S. (2015), 'What makes people sick? : the drawing method and children's conceptualisation of health and illness', Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, vol 40, no 1 , pp 23 - 32.
  • Wong, P., Liamputtong, P., Koch, S. and Rawson, H. (2015), 'Families' experiences of their interactions with staff in an Australian intensive care unit (ICU) : a qualitative study', Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, vol 31, no 1 , pp 51 - 63.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Suwankhong, D. (2015), 'Breast cancer diagnosis : biographical disruption, emotional experiences and strategic management in Thai women with breast cancer', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol 37, no 7 , pp 1086 - 1101.
  • Fernandes, S., Liamputtong, P. and Wollersheim, D. (2015), 'What makes people sick? : Burmese refugee children's perceptions of health and illness', Health Promotion International, vol 30, no 1 , pp 151 - 161.
  • Ngum Chi Watts, M., Liamputtong, P. and McMichael, C. (2015), 'Early motherhood : a qualitative study exploring the experiences of African Australian teenage mothers in greater Melbourne, Australia', BMC Public Health, vol 15 .
  • Kenez, S., O'Halloran, P. and Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'The portrayal of mental health in Australian daily newspapers', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol 39, no 6 , pp 513 - 517.
  • Ngum Chi Watts, M., McMichael, C. and Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'Factors influencing contraception awareness and use : the experiences of young African Australian mothers', Journal of Refugee Studies, vol 28, no 3 , pp 368 - 387.
  • Liamputtong, P., Haritavorn, N. and Kiatying-Angsulee, N. (2015), 'Participating in HIV clinical trials : reasons and experiences among women living with HIV in Thailand', Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, vol 14, no 2 , pp 239 - 256.
  • Liamputtong, P., Haritavorn, N. and Kiatying-Angsulee, N. (2015), 'Local discourse on antiretrovirals and the lived experience of women living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand', Qualitative Health Research, vol 25, no 2 , pp 253 - 263.
  • Walker, R., Koh, L., Wollersheim, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2015), 'Social connectedness and mobile phone use among refugee women in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 23, no 3 , pp 325 - 336.
  • Moolchaem, P., Liamputtong, P., O'Halloran, P. and Muhamad, R. (2015), 'The lived experiences of transgender persons : a meta-synthesis', Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, vol 27, no 2 , pp 143 - 171.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Suwankhong, D. (2015), 'Therapeutic landscapes and living with breast cancer : the lived experiences of Thai women', Social Science and Medicine, vol 128 , pp 263 - 271.
  • Lam, J., Liamputtong, P. and Hill, K. (2015), 'Falls, falls prevention and the role of physiotherapy and exercise : perceptions and interpretations of Italian-born and Australian-born older persons living in Australia', Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, vol 30, no 2 , pp 233 - 249.
  • Aspridis, A., O'Halloran, O. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Female bodybuilding : perceived social and psychological effects of participating in the figure class', Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, vol 22, no 1 , pp 24 - 29.
  • Ngum Chi Watts, M., Liamputtong, P. and Carolan, M. (2014), 'Contraception knowledge and attitudes : truths and myths among African Australian teenage mothers in Greater Melbourne, Australia', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 23, no 15-16 , pp 2131 - 2141.
  • O'Halloran, R., Lee, Y., Rose, M. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Creating communicatively accessible healthcare environments : perceptions of speech-language pathologists', International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, vol 16, no 6 , pp 603 - 614.
  • Liamputtong, P. and Haritavorn, N. (2014), 'My life as Mae Tid Chua [mothers who contracted HIV disease] : motherhood and women living with HIV/AIDS in central Thailand', Midwifery, vol 30, no 12 , pp 1166 - 1172.
  • Meldrum, R., Liamputtong, P. and Wollersheim, D. (2014), 'Caught between two worlds : sexuality and young Muslim women in Melbourne, Australia', Sexuality and Culture, vol 18, no 1 , pp 166 - 179.
  • Capalb, D., O'Halloran, P. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Why older people engage in physical activity : an exploratory study of participants in a community-based walking program', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 20, no 1 , pp 74 - 78.
  • Benza, S. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood : a meta-synthesis of the lived experiences of immigrant women', Midwifery, vol 30, no 6 , pp 575 - 584.
  • Serry, T., Rose, M. and Liamputtong, P. (2014), 'Reading recovery teachers discuss reading recovery : a qualitative investigation', Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, vol 19, no 1 , pp 61 - 73.
  • Koh, L., Liamputtong, P. and Walker, R. (2013), 'Burmese refugee young women navigating parental expectations and resettlement', Journal of Family Studies, vol 19, no 3 , pp 297 - 305.
  • Suwankhong, D. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Ethnographic performance and its flexibility in researching a traditional healing system in southern Thailand', Qualitative Research Journal, vol 13, no 3 , pp 244 - 252.
  • Wollersheim, D., Koh, L., Walker, R. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Constant connections : piloting a mobile phone-based peer support program for Nuer (southern Sudanese) women', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 19, no 1 , pp 7 - 13.
  • Hoban, E. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Cambodian migrant women's postpartum experiences in Victoria, Australia', Midwifery, vol 29, no 7 , pp 772 - 778.
  • Gill, J. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Walk a mile in my shoes : life as a mother of a child with Asperger's Syndrome', Qualitative Social Work, vol 12, no 1 , pp 41 - 56.
  • Dropsy, S., Hoban, E. and Liamputtong, P. (2013), 'Food decisions among Cambodian migrant mothers in Melbourne, Australia', Journal of Nutritional Ecology and Food Research, vol 1, no 2 , pp 147 - 154.
  • Suwankhong, D., Liamputtong, P. and Rumbold, B. (2012), 'Seeking help chaow baan ways in southern Thailand', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 18, no 2 , pp 105 - 111.
  • Liamputtong, P., Haritavorn, N. and Kiatying-Angsulee, N. (2012), 'Living positively : the experiences of Thai women living with HIV/AIDS in central Thailand', Qualitative Health Research, vol 22, no 4 , pp 441 - 451.
  • Couch, D., Liamputtong, P. and Pitts, M. (2012), 'What are the real and perceived risks and dangers of online dating? : perspectives from online daters', Health, Risk and Society, vol 14, no 7-8 , pp 697 - 714.
  • Suwankhong, D., Liamputtong, P. and Rumbold, B. (2011), 'Existing roles of traditional healers (mor baan) in Southern Thailand', Journal of Community Health, vol 36, no 3 , pp 438 - 445.
  • Couch, D., Liamputtong, P. and Pitts, M. (2011), 'Online daters and the use of technology for surveillance and risk management', International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, vol 9, no 2 , pp 116 - 134.
  • Suwankhong, D., Liamputtong, P. and Runbold, B. (2011), 'Traditional healers (mor pheun baan) in Southern Thailand : the barriers for cooperation with modern health care delivery', Journal of Community Health, vol 36, no 3 , pp 431 - 437.
  • Gill, J. and Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'Being the mother of a child with Asperger's Syndrome : women's experiences of stigma', Health Care for Women International, vol 32, no 8 , pp 708 - 722.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2011), 'International students in Australia : their challenges and implications for university counseling services', International Journal of Students' Research, vol 1, no 1 , pp 8 - 11.
  • Kealy, M., Small, R. and Liamputtong, P. (2010), 'Recovery after caesarean birth : a qualitative study of women's accounts in Victoria, Australia', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 10 .
  • Wilkin, A. and Liamputtong, P. (2010), 'The photovoice method : researching the experiences of Aboriginal health workers through photographs', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 16, no 3 , pp 231 - 239.
  • Rawson, H. and Liamputtong, P. (2010), 'Culture and sex education : the acquisition of sexual knowledge for a group of Vietnamese Australian young women', Ethnicity and Health, vol 15, no 4 , pp 343 - 364.
  • Wollersheim, D., Merkes, M., Shields, N., Liamputtong, P., Wallis, L., Reynolds, F. and Koh, L. (2010), 'Physical and psychosocial effects of Wii video game use among older women', International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, vol 8, no 2 , pp 85 - 98.
  • Dickson-Swift, V., James, E., Kippen, S. and Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Researching sensitive topics : qualitative research as emotion work', Qualitative Research, vol 9, no 1 , pp 61 - 79.
  • Gill, J. and Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Walk a mile in my shoes : researching the lived experience of mothers of children with autism', Journal of Family Studies, vol 15, no 3 , pp 309 - 319.
  • Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Motherhood, risk and responsibility : infant care in Northern Thailand', Journal of Family Studies, vol 15, no 3 , pp 210 - 226.
  • Rawson, H. and Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Influence of traditional Vietnamese culture on the utilisation of mainstream health services for sexual health issues by second-generation Vietnamese Australian young women', Sexual Health, vol 6, no 1 , pp 75 - 81.
  • Morgan, M., McInerney, F., Rumbold, J. and Liamputtong, P. (2009), 'Drawing the experience of chronic vaginal thrush and complementary and alternative medicine', International Journal of Social Research Methodology, vol 12, no 2 , pp 127 - 146.
  • Liamputtong, P., Haritavorn, N. and Kiatying-Angsulee, N. (2009), 'HIV and AIDS, stigma and AIDS support groups : perspectives from women living with HIV and AIDS in central Thailand', Social Science and Medicine, vol 69, no 6 , pp 862 - 868.
  • Serry, T., Rose, M. and Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'Oral language predictors for the at-risk reader : a review', International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, vol 10, no 6 , pp 392 - 403.
  • Buultjens, M., Robinson, P. and Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'A holistic programme for mothers with postnatal depression : pilot study', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 63, no 2 , pp 181 - 188.
  • Dickson-Swift, V., James, E., Kippen, S. and Liamputtong, P. (2008), 'Risk to researchers in qualitative research on sensitive topics : issues and strategies', Qualitative Health Research, vol 18, no 1 , pp 133 - 144.
  • Ang, P. and Liamputtong, P. (2008), '"Out of the circle" : international students and the use of university counselling services', Australian Journal of Adult Learning, vol 48, no 1 , pp 108 - 130.

Other Publications

  • 2018, 'Tackling Maternal Anxiety in the Perinatal Period: Reconceptualising Mothering Narratives', Report

Migrant and Refugee Youths' Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Crossing the line: Lived experience of sexual violence among transwomen from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Australia.

Using patient experiences to respond to complex treatment needs of CALD communities living in South West Sydney

Living a transgender life: The lived experiences of transwomen in Sydney 

The lived experience of muay Thai boxers in Thailand

Understanding sexuality and sexual dysfunction after breast cancer: Experience from patients, husbands, and health care providers in Penang and Kelantan, Malaysia

Motherhood and infant feeding practices: The lived experience of HIV-positive women in Southern Thailand

Breast cancer: Meanings and experiences among Thai women in southern Thailand and Australia

Breast cancer: Meanings and experiences of women in North-Eastern Thailand

Maternal and child health among forced migrant women in Thailand

Digital technologies and community wellbeing: An exploration of digital use for antenatal care

Exploring diabetes literacy of cohabitators of diabetes sufferers in CALD communities

"My community": The Syrian mothers peer mentor programme 

Experiencing parenthood and migration: A mixed methods study of first-time parenthood amongst refugee women and men in Australia

Promoting contraceptive practices to prevent repeated pregnancy among adolescent mothers: A model development

Sexuality and breastfeeding: The lived experiences of northern Thai women 

Motherhood and the discourse of responsibility: Infant feeding practices among women in northern Thailand

Overcoming social isolation and disadvantage among refugee women through mobile phone peer support 

Preparation for the culturally sensitive prevention of teenage pregnancy programs among women in southern Thailand: Community-based participatory research 

An application of purpose in life and self-sufficient economy philosophy in enhancing holistic health promotion of Thai adolescent

Parenting among Cambodian immigrant women living in Victoria 

Increasing health literacy among Vietnamese women with gestational diabetes 

Using wii games as a method of intervention to improve social health of older people with chronic illnesses and diseases 

Online dating and risk amongst young online users: Implications for sexual health promotion and public health intervention 

Immigration and parenting among Cambodian and Iraqi women in Australia 

HIV/AIDS vaccine, drug trials and women living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand

The experience of childbearing and motherhood among Thai women in Northern Thailand 

Women's knowledge and attitudes about prenatal diagnostic testing for birth defects 

Childbirth and the health of women from Southeast Asia (Cambodian, Lao, and Vietnamese women) 

Mothers in a new country project - Experiences of pregnancy, birth and early mothering: home interview with Vietnamese, Turkish and Filipino women 

Hmong women and reproduction 

This information has been contributed by Professor Liamputtong.

Current Projects

Title: Migrant and Refugee Youths' Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Tinashe Dune and Pranee Liamputtong
Years: 2020-01-01 - 2022-12-31
ID: P00025555

Previous Projects

Title: Crossing the Line: Lived Experience of Sexual Violence among Trans Women of Colour and those who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) in Australia
Funder:
  • Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety Ltd
Western Researchers: Pranee Liamputtong, Janette Perz, Jane Ussher, Virginia Schmied, Tinashe Dune and Brahm Marjadi
Years: 2017-09-09 - 2020-03-08
ID: P00024022
Title: Chronic pain and multimorbidity in the Emergency Department: A mixed-methods study investigating culturally and linguistically diverse community perspectives [no funding to WSU]
Funder:
  • South West Sydney Research
Western Researchers: Lucy Chipchase and Pranee Liamputtong
Years: 2017-07-01 - 2018-06-30
ID: P00024089

Supervision

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: It's a man's world: An investigation of masculinity and internalised homophobia amongst homosexual men
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Familial and Peer Modifiers of Sexual Risk-Taking among Adolescents in Greater Western Sydney
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: A cultural responsiveness approach for young South Asian refugee community towards equitable access for Sexually Transmissible Infection (STI) health services in Australia. Nominated supervisor
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Managing Connection and Disconnection: Relationships as the Centre of Lactation Consultant Care for Breastfeeding Women and their Babies
Field of Research: Mothercraft Nursing And Family & Child Health Nursing
Thesis Title: The Experiences of Australia?s Female Street-based Sex Workers: Impacts of Stigma and Discrimination
Field of Research: Public Health; Other Natural And Physical Sciences
Thesis Title: Familial and Peer Modifiers of Sexual Risk-Taking among Adolescents in Greater Western Sydney
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Disparities in BC Health Care Services
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Living with Breast Cancer. The Lived Experience and the Role if Social Support Among Indian Women in NSW, Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Towards transformation: Understanding the impacts of the migration process on changing male gender norms in CALD communities in Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Cultural Attitudes toward Homosexuality and their Effects on Iranian Sexual Minorities
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Life experience and social support among women of Indian descent living with breast cancer in New South Wales, Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Food Security Among Libyan Children
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Challenges in teh Development of New Graduate Physiotherapists Working in Physiotherapy Private Practice: A Qualitative Analysis of New Graduate Physiotherapists and their Employers
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Disabled Women's Access, Utilisation and Experiences of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Lived Experiences, Health and Well-being among Thai Male-to-Female (MtF) Transgender Individuals Living in Australia
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Migration Motherhood and Maternity Care in Thailand: An Ethnographic Study of the Experiences and Practices of Burmese Women and Maternity Staff.
Field of Research: Mothercraft Nursing And Family & Child Health Nursing

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