Kimberley Davies

Research Officer

Kimberley is currently working as a Research Officer on the Keeping Body in Mind (KBIM) project based within NSW community mental health services. The aim of this project is to improve physical health outcomes in people experiencing serious mental illness.

Previously, Kimberley completed an honours degree in Psychology at the University of Sheffield (UK), and a Master’s Degree in Psychological Research Methods at The University of Liverpool (UK), where her thesis examined maternal interactions and PTSD. Kimberley has worked on various research projects at UNSW since 2013.


Journal articles
Eagleson C; Cvejic RC; Weise J; Davies K; Trollor JN, 2019, 'Subspecialty training pathways in intellectual and developmental disability psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand: current status and future opportunities', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 27, pp. 513 - 518,
Davies K; Eagleson C; Weise J; Cvejic RC; Trollor JN, 2019, 'Clinical capacity of Australian and New Zealand psychiatrists who work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 27, pp. 506 - 512,
Cvejic RC; Eagleson C; Weise J; Davies K; Hopwood M; Jenkins K; Trollor JN, 2018, 'Building workforce capacity in Australia and New Zealand: a profile of psychiatrists with an interest in intellectual and developmental disability mental health', Australasian Psychiatry, vol. 26, pp. 595 - 599,
Nielsen S; Campbell G; Peacock A; Smith K; Bruno R; Hall W; Cohen M; Degenhardt L, 2016, 'Health service utilisation by people living with chronic non-cancer pain: Findings from the Pain and Opioids in Treatment (POINT) study', Australian Health Review, vol. 40, pp. 490 - 499,
Smith K; Mattick RP; Bruno R; Nielsen S; Cohen M; Campbell G; Larance B; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2015, 'Factors associated with the development of depression in chronic non-cancer pain patients following the onset of opioid treatment for pain', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 184, pp. 72 - 80,
Campbell G; Nielsen S; Larance B; Bruno R; Mattick R; Hall W; Lintzeris N; Cohen M; Smith K; Degenhardt L, 2015, 'Pharmaceutical Opioid Use and Dependence among People Living with Chronic Pain: Associations Observed within the Pain and Opioids in Treatment (POINT) Cohort', Pain Medicine (United States), vol. 16, pp. 1745 - 1758,
Conference Presentations
Larance B; Peacock A; Campbell G; Freckleton S; Smith K; Mattick R; Bruno R; Nielsen S; Cohen M; Lintzeris N; Shand F; Hall WD; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2014, 'ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS, RISKY ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND ADVERSE EVENTS AMONG CHRONIC NON-CANCER PAIN PATIENTS RECEIVING OPIOID THERAPY', Vol. 33, pp. 39 - 40,