A/Prof. Alexander Mussap

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

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Publications

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2018

Reliability and validity of self-reported sitting and breaks from sitting in the workplace

B Sudholz, N Ridgers, A Mussap, J Bennie, A Timperio, J Salmon

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 697-701, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1

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2017

Transgender mental health in Australia: satisfaction with practitioners and the standards of care

F Ho, A Mussap

(2017), Vol. 52, pp. 209-218, Australian psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2016

Ecological model of Australian indigenous men's health

M McCabe, D Mellor, L Ricciardelli, A Mussap, D Hallford

(2016), Vol. 10, pp. 63-70, American journal of men's health, London, Eng., C1

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Toward an understanding of the poor health status of Indigenous Australian men

D Mellor, M McCabe, L Ricciardelli, A Mussap, M Tyler

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 1949-1960, Qualitative health research, London, Eng., C1

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Weight-control effort can increase obesity stereotyping

A Mussap, E Manger, R Gold

(2016), Vol. 88, pp. 178-181, Personality and individual differences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Cultural differences in body dissatisfaction: Japanese adolescents compared with adolescents from China, Malaysia, Australia, Tonga, and Fiji

M Brockhoff, A Mussap, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, D Mellor, H Skouteris, M Mc Cabe, L Ricciardelli

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 385-394, Asian journal of social psychology, London, Eng., C1

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2015

Sociocultural influences on strategies to lose weight, gain weight, and increase muscles among ten cultural groups

M McCabe, L Busija, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, L Ricciardelli, D Mellor, A Mussap

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 108-114, Body image, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Factors influencing women's choice of weight-loss diet

R Calder, A Mussap

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 612-624, Journal of health psychology, London, Eng., C1

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2014

A test of the resource security and the body mass index reference point hypotheses of body dissatisfaction amongst adolescents in eight countries

D Mellor, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M McCabe, L Ricciardelli, H Skouteris, A Mussap

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 548-564, Ethnicity & health, Abingdon, England, C1

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Avatar body dimensions and men's body image

J Cacioli, A Mussap

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 146-155, Body image, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Increased left hemisphere impairment in High- functioning autism: A tract based spatial statistics study.

T Perkins, M Stokes, J Mc Gillivray, A Mussap, I Cox, J Maller, R Bittar

(2014), Vol. 224, pp. 119-123, Psychiatry research: neuroimaging, Shannon, Ireland, C1

journal
2013

Brief report : maltreatment in childhood and body concerns in adulthood

L Brooke, A Mussap

(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 620-626, Journal of health psychology, London, England, C1

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Enhancing critical analysis and problem-solving skills in undergraduate psychology: An evaluation of a collaborative learning and problem-based learning approach

G Karantzas, M Avery, S MacFarlane, A Mussap, G Tooley, Z Hazelwood, J Fitness

(2013), Vol. 65, pp. 38-45, Australian journal of psychology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2012

Body satisfaction among adolescents in eight different countries

M McCabe, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, D Mellor, L Ricciardelli, H Skouteris, A Mussap

(2012), Vol. 17, pp. 693-701, Journal of health psychology, London, England, C1

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Promoting fit bodies, healthy eating and physical activity among Indigenous Australian men : a study protocol

L Ricciardelli, D Mellor, M McCabe, A Mussap, D Hallford, M Tyler

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London England, C1

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An evaluation of equivalence in body dissatisfaction measurement across cultures

M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, H Skouteris, M McCabe, A Mussap, D Mellor, L Ricciardelli

(2012), Vol. 94, pp. 410-417, Journal of personality assessment, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Cultural influences on body dissatisfaction, body change behaviours and disordered eating of Japanese adolescents

M Brokhoff, A Mussap, D Mellor, H Skouteris, L Ricciardelli, M McCabe, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz

(2012), Vol. 15, pp. 238-248, Asian journal of social psychology, Richmond, Vic., C1

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2011

Examining the dissociative basis for body image disturbances

M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, A Mussap

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 3-13, International journal of psychological studies, Toronto, Canada, C1

journal
2010

Self-concept clarity and women's sexual well-being

A Hucker, A Mussap, M McCabe

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 67-77, Canadian journal of human sexuality, East York, Ont., C1

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Leisure satisfaction and subjective wellbeing

J Hribernick, A Mussap

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 701-708, Annals of leisure research, Lindfield, N.S.W., C1

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Primary and secondary control over eating behaviors

M de Souza, A Mussap, R Cummins

(2010), Vol. 11, pp. 223-230, Eating behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The attractive female body weight and female body dissatisfaction in 26 countries across 10 world regions : results of the international body project 1

V Swami, D Frederick, T Aavik, L Alcalay, J Allik, D Anderson, S Andrianto, A Arvind, A Brannstrom, J Cunningham, D Danel, K Doroszewicz, G Forbes, A Furnham, C Greven, J Halberstadt, S Hao, T Haubner, C Hwang, M Inman, J Jaafar, J Johannsson, J Jung, A Keser, U Kretzschmar, L Lachenicht, N Li, K Locke, J Lonnqvist, C Lopex, L Loutzenhiser, N Maisel, M McCabe, D McCreary, W McKibbin, A Mussap, F Neto, C Nowell, L Alampay, S Pillai, A Pokrajac-Bulian, R Proyer, K Quintelier, L Ricciardelli, M Rozmus-Wrzesinska, W Ruch, T Russo, A Schutz, T Shackelford, S Shashidharan, F Simonetti, D Sinniah, M Swami, G Vandermassen, M van Duynslaeger, M Verkasalo, M Voracek, C Yee, E Zhang, X Zhang, I Zivcic-Becirevic

(2010), Vol. 36, pp. 309-325, Personality and social psychology bulletin, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

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Research note: leisure satisfaction and subjective wellbeing

J Hribernik, A Mussap

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 701-708, Annals of leisure research, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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2009

Strength of faith and body image in Muslim and non-Muslim women

A Mussap

(2009), Vol. 12, pp. 121-127, Mental health, religion & culture, London, U.K., C1

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Body image in preadolescent boys

L Ricciardelli, M McCabe, A Mussap, K Holt

(2009), pp. 77-96, Body image, eating disorders, and obesity in youth : assessment, prevention, and treatment, Washington, DC, B1

chapter

Short communications on the relationship between dissociation and binge eating

M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, A Mussap

(2009), pp. 1-11, Binge eating: psychological factors, symptoms and treatment, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

Acculturation, body image, and eating behaviours in Muslim-Australian women

A Mussap

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 532-539, Health and place, Oxford, England, C1

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2008

Implications of accuracy, sensitivity, and variability of body size estimations to disordered eating

A Mussap, M McCabe, L Ricciardelli

(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 80-90, Body image, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The relationship between dissociation and binge eating

M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, A Mussap

(2008), Vol. 9, pp. 445-462, Journal of trauma and dissociation : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation, Binghamton, N.Y., C1

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Masculine gender role stress and the pursuit of muscularity.

A Mussap

(2008), Vol. 7, pp. 72-89, International journal of men's health, Harriman, Tenn., C1

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2007

Short communication: the relationship between feminine gender role stress and disordered eating symptomatology in women

A Mussap

(2007), Vol. 23, pp. 343-348, Stress and health, Chichester, England, C1

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Waist-to-Hip Ratio and Unhealthy Body Change in Women

A Mussap

(2007), Vol. 56, pp. 33-43, Sex roles, New York, N.Y., C1

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Motivational processes associated with unhealthy body change attitudes and behaviours

A Mussap

(2007), Vol. 8, pp. 423-428, Eating behaviors, Oxford, England, C1

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Emotional reactions following exposure to idealized bodies predict unhealthy body change attitudes and behaviors in women and men

S Cahill, A Mussap

(2007), Vol. 62, pp. 631-639, Journal of psychosomatic research, London, England, C1

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2006

Reinforcement sensitivity theory (RST) and body change behaviour in males

A Mussap

(2006), Vol. 40, pp. 841-852, Personality and individual differences, Oxford, England, C1

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A `Rubber-hand` illusion reveals a relationship between perceptual body image and unhealthy body change

A Mussap, N Salton

(2006), Vol. 11, pp. 627-639, Journal of health psychology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

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2003

The role of local grouping and global orientation contrast in perception of orientation-modulated textures

N Prins, N Nottingham, A Mussap

(2003), Vol. 43, pp. 2315-2331, Vision research, Oxford, England, C1

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2002

On the perceived location of global motion

A Mussap, N Prins

(2002), Vol. 42, pp. 761-769, Vision research, Oxford, England, C1

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2001

Orientation integration in detection and discrimination of contrast-modulated patterns

A Mussap

(2001), Vol. 41, pp. 295-311, Vision research, Oxford, England, C1

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Adaption reveals a neural code for the visual location of orientation change

N Prins, A Mussap

(2001), Vol. 30, pp. 669-680, Perception, London, England, C1

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2000

Alignment of orientation-modulated textures

N Prins, A Mussap

(2000), Vol. 40, pp. 3567-3573, Vision research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Amblyopic deficits in detecting a dotted line in noise

A Mussap, D Levi

(2000), Vol. 40, pp. 3297-3307, Vision research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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1999

Detecting collinear dots in noise

S Tripathy, A Mussap, H Barlow

(1999), Vol. 39, pp. 4161-4171, Vision research, Kidlington, Eng., C1-1

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Orientation-based texture segmentation in strabismic amblyopia

A Mussap, D Levi

(1999), Vol. 39, pp. 411-418, Vision research, Kidlington, Eng., C1-1

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1998

Directions of motion after-effects induced by gratings and plaids

A Mussap, B Crassini, P Flanagan

(1998), Vol. 38, pp. 2087-2098, Vision research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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1996

Spatial properties of filters underlying vernier acuity revealed by masking: evidence for collator mechanisms

A Mussap, D Levi

(1996), Vol. 36, pp. 2459-2473, Vision research, Kidlington, Eng., C1-1

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1995

Binocular processes in vernier acuity

A Mussap, D Levi

(1995), Vol. 12, pp. 225-233, Journal of the optical society of America A, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Promoting fit bodies, healthy eating and physical activity among Indigenous Australian men

Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, A/Prof Alexander Mussap

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2012: $80,754
  • 2011: $77,762
  • 2010: $84,722

Shaping the future of psychology through developing and assessing graduate attributes using collaborative learning

A/Prof Gery Karantzas, Ms Susie Macfarlane, Prof Gregory Tooley, A/Prof Alexander Mussap, Dr Zoe Hazelwood, Prof Julie Fitness

OLT Innovation and Development Grants - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2012: $139,630
  • 2011: $79,270

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2016

Helen Mary Donovan

Thesis entitled: The Motivation and Maintenance of Physical Activity in Women

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

2015

Jennifer Lee Geary

Thesis entitled: Older Prisoners: A Human Rights Perspective

Master of Arts (Psychology), School of Psychology

2014

Thomas Perkins

Thesis entitled: Function and Structure of the Mirror Neuron System in Autism

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2013

Romana Calder

Thesis entitled: Factors Influencing Women¿s Choice of Weight-Loss Diet

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Miki Brockhoff

Thesis entitled: Body image and acculturation in Japanese adolescents

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Emily Ruth Manger

Thesis entitled: Weight-Control Effort and Responsibility for Weight in Obesity Stereotyping

Master of Science (Psychology), School of Psychology

2012

Jon-Paul Cacioli

Thesis entitled: Body Image in Real and Virtual Environments

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2010

Leah Brooke

Thesis entitled: On the Relationship between Child Abuse and Eating Pathology

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2009

Megan de Souza

Thesis entitled: The Relationship between Primary and Secondary Control and Eating Behaviour

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

2008

Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz

Thesis entitled: An Investigation into the Role of Dissociation in Disordered Eating

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2007

Merrilyn Hooley

Thesis entitled: The Behaviour of Infants/Toddlers at `Falling-Off' Places: An Ecological Analysis

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2003

Dino Cevolatti

Thesis entitled: Orientation-Specific Attentional Set Effects

Master of Science (Psychology), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2016

Kate Louise Argentino

Thesis entitled: Analysis of Perception and Production Deficits of Affect in Schizophrenia

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2014

Belinda Clare Davey

Thesis entitled: Examining problem gambling from a dual-process and incentive-sensitisation theory perspective

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Gemma Tatangelo

Thesis entitled: Children¿s Body Image and Sociocultural Influences

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2013

Samantha Tabak

Thesis entitled: Attitudes towards younger and older victims of child sexual assault

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Mark Brown

Thesis entitled: Spontaneous judgements of Health Related-Risk

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Tiffany Lewis

Thesis entitled: Medical and Behavioural Evidence in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2011

Kerri Coomber

Thesis entitled: Caring for Individuals with an Eating Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2010

Dion Nowoweiski

Thesis entitled: Family Dynamics and the Risks for Child Maltreatment of Stepchildren

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2009

Archana Kaur

Thesis entitled: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Social and Sexual Behaviour in High Functioning Autism and Down Syndrome

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2008

Geoffrey Eberle

Thesis entitled: Auditory Localisation Reversals amd the Role of Torso-Related Cues

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2007

Arlene Walker

Thesis entitled: The Application of the Psychological Contract to Occupational Safety

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2006

Simon Hosking

Thesis entitled: Determinants of Time-To-contact Judgements: Optic Expansion Rate versus Object Familiarity

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2002

Helen Aucote

Thesis entitled: Predictors of Mammography Screening for Italian and English Speaking Women

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2001

Christopher Best

Thesis entitled: The Role of Object-Image Relative Motion and Static Depth Information in the Perception of Heading

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Shaaron Griffiths

Thesis entitled: Spatial and Temporal Disparities in Aurally Aided Visual Search

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology