Julia Rucklidge staff portrait

Professor of Clinical PsychologyJulia Rucklidge

Psychology 465
Internal Phone: 94398


Research Interests

Research interests are centred on the role of nutrition in the expression and treatment of mental illness, from ADHD to depression to stress following natural disasters. Research methodologies include single case research designs, open label trials and randomized controlled trials.

Recent Publications

  • Faraone SV., Banaschewski T., Coghill D., Zheng Y., Biederman J., Bellgrove MA., Newcorn JH., Gignac M., Al Saud NM. and Manor I. (2021) The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.01.022.
  • McLeod GFH., Horwood LJ., Darlow BA., Boden JM., Martin J., Spittlehouse JK., Carter FA., Jordan J., Porter R. and Bell C. (2021) Recruitment and retention of participants in longitudinal studies after a natural disaster. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/175795921x16168462584238.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Afzali MU., Kaplan BJ., Bhattacharya O., Blampied FM., Mulder RT. and Blampied NM. (2021) Massacre, Earthquake, Flood. International Perspectives in Psychology 10(1): 39-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/2157-3891/a000003.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Eggleston MJF., Boggis A., Darling K., Gorman B. and Frampton CM. (2021) Do Changes in Blood Nutrient Levels Mediate Treatment Response in Children and Adults With ADHD Consuming a Vitamin–Mineral Supplement? Journal of Attention Disorders 25(8): 1107-1119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1087054719886363.
  • Rucklidge JJ., Johnstone JM. and Kaplan BJ. (2021) Nutrition Provides the Essential Foundation for Optimizing Mental Health. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 6(1): 131-154. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23794925.2021.1875342.

Te Puna Toiora: Mental Health and Nutrition Research Lab

Rucklidge, J. J. & Kaplan, B. J. (2021). The Better Brain: How nutrition will help you overcome Anxiety, Depression, ADHD and stress. Vermillion, Penguin Random House, London. Release date: April 20th 2021. https://thebetterbrainbook.com

Online Mental Health and Nutrition via edX