Associate Professor Nick Glozier

Associate Professor Nick Glozier is the head of the Psychiatry Program at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Medical School

Current research interests

Mental illness and its comorbidity with sleep and physical disorders, public health, epidemiology and trials, disability, particularly work related, stigma and discrimination.

Major research achivements

His recent work on sleep, mental disorders and disability in the European countries has been incorporated into UK’s Black report “Working for a Healthier Britain”. He was contracted by the UK Department of Work and Pensions and British Telecom to develop their work stress strategy programme and translated research evidence to provide new service models in e.g. the response to the London Transport Bombings of 2005.

His discrimination papers have been used for disability discrimination policies and practices and in documents from the UK Social Exclusion Unit, and clinical guidelines for treatment of depression in a number of countries e.g. Canada and UK.

He is an author of the WHO’s Disability Classification system, the ICF.

CCRE role & involvement in CCRE projects

Nick Glozier is chief investigator in a number of epidemiological and health service studies evaluating sleep disorder, comorbidity and burden in Australia and Europe.

Relevant publications

  1. Harriet A. Ball, Athula Sumathipala, Sisira Siribaddana, Yulia Kovas, Nick Glozier, Peter McGuffin, Matthew Hotopf. The aetiology of fatigue in Sri Lanka and its overlap with depression British Journal of Psychiatry Accepted 01/12/2009
  2. Samuel B Harvey, Nicholas Glozier, Sharon Allaway, Arnstein Mykletun, Olivia Carlton, Max Henderson, Matthew Hotopf, Kevin Holland-Elliott, Obesity and sickness absence: results from the CHAP Study. Occupational Medicine IF 1.2 Accepted 08/10/09
  3. Harriet A. Ball, Yulia Kovas, Sisira Siribaddana, Nick Glozier, Athula Sumathipala, Peter McGuffin, Matthew Hotopf. Epidemiology and symptomatology of depression in Sri Lanka: : A cross sectional population-based survey in Colombo District. Journal of Affective Disorders IF 3.27 Accepted 14/07/09
  4. Glozier N; Grunstein R. Losing sleep over work? Does it matter? Sleep 2009;32(9):1115-1116.
  5. Misra M; Greenberg N; Hutchinson C; Brain A; Glozier N. The Psychological impact of the July 07, 2005 bombings upon London Ambulance Service personnel. Occupational Medicine. September 2009; 59: 428 - 433.

    Harris M, Glozier N, Ratnavadivel R, Grunstein R. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Depression. Sleep Medicine Reviews On line 10/07/09
  6. Mykletun A, Heradstveit O , Eriksen K , Glozier N, Overland S, Meland JG, Wilhelmsen I, Health anxiety and disability pension award. Psychosomatic Medicine 2009; 71: 353 – 360.
  7. Børge Sivertsen, Simon Overland, Nicholas Glozier, Bjørn Bjorvatn, John Gunnar Mæland, Arnstein Mykletun. Self-reported Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome as a Risk Factor for Long-Term Sick Leave and Work Disability. The Hordaland Health Study. European Respiratory Journal 2008; 32: 1497 - 503.
  8. Marshall N, Glozier N, Grunstein R. Is sleep duration related to obesity: a critical review of the epidemiological evidence. Sleep Medicine Reviews 2008, 12 (4), p.289-298.
  9. Overland S, Glozier N, Sivertsen B, Stewart R, Neckelmann D, Krokstad S, Aarø LE, Mykletun A. A comparison of insomnia and depression as predictors of disability pension The HUNT Study Sleep 2008;31(6):875-880
  10. Glozier N, Hackett M, Parag V, Anderson C. The influence of psychiatric morbidity on return to paid work after stroke in young adults: the Auckland Regional Community Stroke (ARCOS) study, 2002-2003. Stroke 2008;39:1526-1532