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Dr. Michelle Dey

Dr. Michelle Dey

ZHAW School of Health Sciences
Institute of Public Health
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 74 47

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW


Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Dey, M., Marti, L., Jorm, A.F. (2022). Teachers’ experiences with and helping behavior towards students with mental health problems. International Education Studies, 15 (5), 118-131, doi: 10.5539/ies.v15n5p118

Dey, M., Wenger, A., Baumgartner, C., Herrmann, U., Augsburger, M., Haug, S., Malischnig, D., Schaub, M.P. (2022). Comparing a mindfulness- and CBT-based guided self-help Internet- and mobile-based intervention against a waiting-list control condition as treatment for adults with frequent cannabis use: a randomized controlled trial of CANreduce 3.0. BMC Psychiatry, 22 (215), 1-18, doi: 10.1186/s12888-022-03802-9

Irish, M., Kuso, S., Simek, M., Zeiler, M., Potterton, R., Musiat, P, Nitsch, M., Wagner, G., Karwautz, G., Bolinski, F., Karyotaki, F., Soler Rovira, C., Etchemendy, E,Herrero, R., Mira, A., Cormo, G., Baños, R., Garcia-Palacios, A., Ebert, D.D., Franke, M., Zarski, A.C., Weisel, K., Berger, T., Dey, M., Schaub, M.P., Jacobi, C., Botella, C., Oliver, E., Gordon, G., Spencer, L., Waldherr, K. & Schmidt, U. (2021). Online prevention programmes for university students: stakeholder perspectives from six European countries, European Journal of Public Health, 31 (1), 64-70, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab040

Kuso, S., Nitsch, M., Zeiler, M., Simek, M., Adamcik, T., Dey, M., Berger, T., Krieger, T., Weisel, K. K., Zarski, A.C. , Ebert, D.D., Schaub, M.P., Moser, C.T., Botella, C., Banos, R., Herrero, R., Etchemendy, E., Nacke, B., Beintner, I. Vollert, B., Schmidt-Hantke, J., Hutter, K., Jacobi, C. & Waldherr, K. (2021). Stakeholders’ views on online interventions to prevent common mental health disorders in adults implemented into existing healthcare systems in Europe, European Journal of Public Health, 31 (1), 55-63, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab043

Dey M., Marti, L., Helbling, L. A. & Jorm, A. F. (2021). Non-participation in epidemiological school-based surveys: using mixed methods to study predictors and modes of justification for (non-)participation at the school level, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 1-12, doi: 10.1080/13645579.2020.1864088

Dey M., Paz Castro, R., Jorm, A. F., Marti, L., Schaub, M. P. & Mackinnon, A. (2020). Stigmatizing attitudes of Swiss youth towards peers with mental disorders, PLOS one, 28(8) 1-18, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0235034

Dey, M., Studer, J., Schaub, M.P., Gmel, G., Ebert, D.D., Lee, J.Y.-C., Haug, S. (2019). Problematic smartphone use in young Swiss men: its association with problematic substance use and risk factors derived from the pathway model, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 8 (2), 326-334, doi: 10.1556/2006.8.2019.17

Dey, M., Marti, L. & Jorm, A.F. (2019). The Swiss Youth Mental Health Literacy and Stigma Survey: study methodology, survey questions/ vignettes, and lessons learned, European Journal of Psychiatry, 33 (2), 72-82, doi: 10.1016/j.ejpsy.2018.12.001

Nordt, C., Vogel, M., Dey, M., Moldovanyi, A., Beck, T., Berthel, T., Walter, M., Seifritz, E., Dürsteler K. M. & Herdener M. (2019). One size does not fit all – evolution of opioid agonist treatments in a naturalistic setting over 23 years, Addiction, 114 (1), 103-111, doi: 10.1111/add.14442

Dey, M., Paz Castro, R. Haug, S. & Schaub, M.P. (2018). Quality of life of parents of mentally-ill children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 28 (5), 563-577, doi: 10.1017/S2045796018000409

Weisel, K.K., Zarski, A.-C., Berger, T., Krieger, T., Schaub, M.P., Moser, C.T., Berking, M., Dey, M., Botella, C., Baños, R., Herrero, R., Etchemendy, E., Riper, H., Cuijpers, P., Bolinski, F. Kleiboer, A., Görlich, D., Beecham, J., Jacobi, C. & Ebert, D.D. (2018). Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of guided and unguided internet- and mobile-based indicated transdiagnostic prevention of depression and anxiety (ICare Prevent): a three-armed randomized controlled trial in four European countries, Internet Interventions, 16, 52-64, doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2018.04.002

Haug, S., Paz Castro, R., Kowatsch, T., Filler, A., Dey, M. & Schaub, M. P. (2017). Efficacy of a web- and text messaging-based intervention to reduce problem drinking in adolescents: results of a cluster-randomized controlled trail. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(2), 147-159, doi: 10.1037/ccp0000138

Dey, M. & Jorm, A.F. (2017). Help-negation in suicidal youth living in Switzerland. The European Journal of Psychiatry, 31 (1), 17-22, doi: 10.1016/j.ejpsy.2016.12.004

Dey M. & Jorm, A.F. (2016). Social determinants of mental health service utilization in Switzerland. International Journal of Public Health, 62(1), 85-93, doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0898-5

Bähler, C., Foster, S., Estévez, N., Dey, M., Gmel, G. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2016). Changes in living arrangement, daily smoking, and risky drinking initiation among young Swiss men: a longitudinal cohort study. Public Health, doi: 1016/j.puhe.2016.07.011

Schaub M.P., Blankers, M., Lehr, D., Boss, L., Riper, H., Dekker, J., Goudriaan, A.E., Maier, L.J., Haug, S., Amann, M., Dey, M., Wenger, A., Ebert, D.D. (2016). Efficacy of an Internet-based self-help intervention to reduce co-occurring alcohol misuse and depression symptoms in adults: study protocol of a three-arm randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011457

Dey M. & Jorm, A.F. (2016). Reluctance to seek professional help among suicidal people: results from the Swiss Health Survey. International Journal of Public Health, 61 (4), 495-504, doi: 10.1007/s00038-015-0782-8

Dey M., Reavley, N. J. & Jorm, A.F. (2016). Young people's difficulty in talking to others about mental health problems: an analysis of time trends in Switzerland. Psychiatry Research, 237, 159-165, doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.01.048

Gmel, G., Akre, C., Astudillo M., Bähler, C., Baggio, S., Bertholet, N., Clair, C., Cornuz, J., Daeppen, J.-B., Deline, S., Dermota, P., Dey, M., Dupuis, M., Estévez, N., Foster, S., Gaume, J., Haug, S., Henchoz, Y., Kuendig, H., Mohler-Kuo, M., N’Goran, A., Schaub, M., Studer, J., Suris, J.-C., Wang, J. (2015). The Swiss cohort study on substance use risk factors – findings of two waves. Sucht, 61 (4), 251-262, doi: 10.1024/0939-5911.a000380

Estévez, N., Dey, M., Eich-Höchli, D., Foster, S., Gmel, G. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2015). Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and its association with substance use and substance use disorders in young men. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 25 (3), 255-266, doi: 10.1017/S2045796015000360

Dey, M., Jorm, A. F. & Mackinnon, A. J. (2015). Cross-sectional time trends in psychological and somatic health complaints among adolescents: a structural equation modelling analysis of ‘Health Behaviour in School-aged Children’ data from Switzerland. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50 (8), 1189-1198, doi: 10.1007/s00127-015-1040-3

Mohler-Kuo, M., Foster, S., Gmel, G., Dey. M. & Dermota, P. (2014). DSM-IV and DSM-5 alcohol use disorder among young Swiss men. Addiction, 110 (3), 429-440, doi: 10.1111/add.12800

Dey, M., Wang, J., Jorm, A. F. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2014). Children with mental versus physical health problems: differences in perceived disease severity, health care service utilization and parental health literacy. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50 (3), 407-418, doi: 10.1007/s00127-014-0944-7

Bähler, C., Dey, M., Dermota, P., Foster, S., Gmel, G. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2014). Does drinking location matter? Profiles of risky single-occasion drinking by location and alcohol-related harm among young men. Frontiers in Public Mental Health, 2 (64), doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00064

Wang, J., Dey, M., Soldati, L., Weiss, Mitchell G., Gmel, G., & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2014). Psychiatric disorders, suicidality, and personality among young men by sexual orientation. European Psychiatry, 29 (8), 514-522, doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.05.001

Estévez, N., Eich-Hoechli, D., Dey, M., Studer, J., Gmel, G., & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2014). Prevalence of and associated factors for adults attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in young Swiss men. PLOS ONE, 9 (2), doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089298

Dey, M., Gmel, G., Studer, J., Dermota, P. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2014). Beverage preferences and associated drinking patterns, consequences and other substance use behaviours. European Journal of Public Health, 24 (3), 496-501, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt109

Dey, M., Gmel, G. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2013). Body mass index and health-related quality of life among young Swiss men. BMC Public Health, 13 (1068), doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1028

Dey, M., Gmel, G., Studer, J. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2013). Health-risk behaviors and quality of life among young men. Quality of Life Research. 23 (3), 1009-1017, doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0524-4

Dermota, P., Wang, J., Dey, M., Gmel, G., Studer, J. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2013). Health literacy and substance use in young Swiss men. International Journal of Public Health, 58 (6), 939-948, doi: 10.1007/s00038-013-0487-9

Dey, M., Landolt, M. A. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2012). Assessing parent-child agreement in health-related quality of life among three health status groups. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48 (3), 503-511, doi: 10.1007/s00127-012-0556-z

Dey, M. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2012). An analysis of non-response in a Swiss national survey. International Journal of Public Health, 58 (2), doi: 10.1007/s00038-012-0377-6

Dey, M., Mohler-Kuo, M. & Landolt, M. A. (2012). Health-related quality of life among children with mental health problems: a population-based approach. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10 (1), 73-80, doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-10-73

Dey, M., Landolt, M. A. & Mohler-Kuo, M. (2012). Health-related quality of life among children with mental disorder: a systematic review. Quality of Life Research, 21 (10), 1797-1814, doi: 10.1007/s11136-012-0109-7

Mohler-Kuo, M. & Dey, M. (2011). A comparison of health-related quality of life between children with versus without special health care needs, and children requiring versus not requiring psychiatric services. Quality of Life Research, 21 (9), 1577-1586, doi: 10.1007/s11136-011-0078-2