Dr Linda Byrne

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

linda.byrne@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46424

Research interests

Clinical and cognitive neuropsychology

Neuropsychiatric disorders (particularly schizophrenia, OCD and Parkinsons disease)

Models of working memory

Cognition across the lifespan

Cognitive remediation and enhancement

Parenting and mental illness
 

Teaching interests

Psychological Assessment; Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Abnormal Behaviour
 

Units taught

Unit Chair HPS979 Psychological Assessment

Unit Chair HPS715/426 Issues in Psychological Assessment

Dr Byrne also contributes to teaching across several Doctoral, Masters and undergraduate units including HPS905, HPS908, HPS914, HPS714, HPS779, HPS395

She supervises fourth year, Masters, Doctoral and PhD students

Conferences

Byrne LK, McCabe, M., & Mellor, D. (2011). Does practice make perfect? ASPR conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Byrne LK, Tye S,McGillivray, J, Berk, M, Stokes, M, Rogers, M. (2011). A systematic review of deep brain stimulation. ASPR, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Byrne LK and Bird K (2010) Neuropsychological profiles in schizophrenia: sex differences. Australiasian Schizophrenia Conference, Sydney, NSW.

Byrne LK and Hyde C (2009). Central Executive Functioning in Schizotypy. 5th Australian Cognitive Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research Forum, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.

Byrne LK, Redoblado, M., Lucas, S., Fitzgerald, D, & Brennan, J. (2006). Preserved versus compromised intellectual functioning in first-episode psychosis: patterns and stability over time of cognitive functioning. Australasian Schizophrenia Conference. Fremantle, W.A.

Publications

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2016

Examining the feasibility and tolerability of a clinically informed multisite, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation protocol

Mr Michael Do, Dr Linda Byrne, Dr Alan Pearce

(2016), Vol. 258, pp. 24-27, Journal of neuroscience methods, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Evaluations of treatment efficacy of depression from perspective of both patients' symptoms and general sense of mental health and wellbeing: a large scale, multi-centered, longitudinal study in China

Qingzhi Zeng, Dr Wei Wang, Yiru Fang, Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Dr Linda Byrne, Sai Zuo, Yifeng Xu

(2016), Vol. 241, pp. 55-60, Psychiatry research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Antidepressant actions of lateral habenula deep brain stimulation differentially correlate with CaMKII/GSK3/AMPK signaling locally and in the infralimbic cortex

Yesul Kim, Brooke Morath, Chunling Hu, Dr Linda Byrne, Shari Sutor, Prof Mark A Frye, Dr Susannah Tye

(2016), Vol. 306, pp. 170-177, Behavioural brain research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The Post-Anaesthesia N-acetylcysteine Cognitive Evaluation (PANACEA) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Mr David Skvarc, Dr Olivia Dean, Dr Linda Byrne, Dr Laura Gray, Kathryn Ives, Dr Steve Lane, Dr Matthew Lewis, Cameron Osborne, Prof Richard Page, Mr Douglas Stupart, Dr Alyna Turner, Prof Michael Berk, Dr Drew Marriott

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 1-11, Trials, London, Eng., C1

journal

The China longitudinal ageing study: overview of the demographic, psychosocial and cognitive data of the Shanghai sample

Xiao Shifu, Dr Matthew Lewis, Prof David Mellor, Marita McCabe, Dr Linda Byrne, Tao Wang, Jinghua Wang, Minjue Zhu, Cheng Yang, Cece Yang, Shuhui Dong

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 131-136, Journal of mental health, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Determining appropriate screening tools and cut-points for cognitive impairment in an elderly Chinese sample

Prof David Mellor, Dr Matthew Lewis, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Dr Linda Byrne, Jinghua Wang, Minjue Zhu, Yan Cheng, Cece Yang, Shuhui Dong, Xiao Shifu

(2016), Vol. 28, pp. 1345-1353, Psychological assessment, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

The use of the SDQ with Chinese adolescents in the clinical context

Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Dr Mathew Ling, Dr Linda Byrne

(2016), Vol. 246, pp. 520-526, Psychiatry research, Clare, Ireland, C1

journal
2015

Hoarding in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Understanding the comorbidity

Ms Fiona Lynch, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Richard Moulding, Dr Linda Byrne

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 37-46, Journal of obsessive compulsive and related disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Mobile phone app aimed at improving iron intake and bioavailability in premenopausal women: a qualitative evaluation

Ms Davina Mann, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Karen Lim, Dr Linda Byrne, Prof Caryl Nowson, Ms Manuela Rigo, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Dr Alison Booth

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 1-12, JMIR mHealth and uHealth, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal

Atypical features and treatment choices in bipolar disorders: a result of the National Bipolar Mania Pathway Survey in China.

Dr Daihui Peng, Ting Shen, Dr Linda Byrne, Chen Zhang, Yueqi Huang, Xin Yu, Jingping Zhao, Marita McCabe, Prof David Mellor, Yiru Fang

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 22-30, Neuroscience bulletin, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Assessment of a six-week computer-based remediation program for social cognition in chronic schizophrenia

Dr Linda Byrne, Lingyi Pan, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor, Yifeng Xu

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. 296-306, Shanghai archives of psychiatry, Shanghai, China, C1

journal
2014

Facial emotion recognition: a cross-cultural comparison of Chinese, Chinese living in Australia, and Anglo-Australians

Mrs Catherine Elizabeth Prado, Prof David Mellor, Dr Linda Byrne, Christopher Wilson, Xiaoyan Xu, Hong Liu

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 420-428, Motivation and emotion, New York, N. Y., C1

journal

Overlap between autistic and schizotypal personality traits is not accounted for by anxiety and depression.

Alex Mealey, Dr Gavin Abbott, Dr Linda Byrne, Prof Jane McGillivray

(2014), Vol. 219, pp. 380-385, Psychiatry Research, Shannon, County Clare, Ireland, C1

journal

The effects of ethinylestradiol and progestins ("the pill") on cognitive function in pre-menopausal women

Dr Andrea Gogos, YeeWen Candace Wu, Ms Amy Scarlett Williams, Dr Linda Byrne

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 2288-2300, Neurochemical research, New York, NY, C1

journal

Increasing Iron and Zinc in Pre-Menopausal Women and Its Effects on Mood and Cognition: A Systematic Review.

Miss Karla Lomagno, Ms Feifei Hu, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Dr Alison Booth, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Prof Caryl Nowson, Dr Linda Byrne

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 5117-5141, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal
2013

Schizotypal traits are associated with poorer identity from dynamic stimuli

Dr Gavin Abbott, Dr Linda Byrne

(2013), Vol. 207, pp. 40-44, Psychiatry research, Shannon, Ireland, C1

journal

Does practice make perfect? Results from a Chinese feasibility study of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia

Dr Linda Byrne, Dr Daihui Peng, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor, Jie Zhang, Tianhong Zhang, Jia Huang, Yifeng Xu

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 580-596, Neuropsychological rehabilitation, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Facial emotion recognition: a cross-cultural comparison of Chinese, Chinese living in Australian, and Anglo-Australians

Mrs Catherine Elizabeth Prado, Prof David Mellor, Dr Linda Byrne, Christopher Wilson, Xiaoyan Xu, Hong Liu

(2013), pp. 1-9, Motivation and Emotion, New York, NY, C1

journal
2012

Schizotypy and subjective wellbeing in university students

Dr Gavin Abbott, Dr Linda Byrne

(2012), Vol. 196, pp. 154-156, Psychiatry research, Shannon, Ireland, C1

journal

Diminished subjective wellbeing in schizotypy is more than just negative affect

Dr Gavin Abbott, Mr Michael Do, Dr Linda Byrne

(2012), Vol. 52, pp. 914-918, Personality and individual differences, Kidlington, England, C1

journal
2011

Parental status and childhood obesity in Australia

Dr Linda Byrne, Dr Kay Cook, Prof Helen Skouteris, Mr Michael Do

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 415-418, International journal of pediatric obesity, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2002

Parents with psychosis : a pilot study examining self-report measures related to family functioning

Karen Plant, Dr Linda Byrne, Joanne Barkla, Duncan McLean, Jenny Hearle, John McGrath

(2002), Vol. 1, pp. 3-11, Australian e-journal for the advancement of mental health, Bedford Park, S. Aust., C1-1

journal

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Promotion of best- practice and innovation in cross-cultural mental health research

Dr Linda Byrne, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor

DIISR Australia-China Science and Research Fund - Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

  • 2012: $20,585

Mobile 'App' to improve intakes of bioavailable iron and zinc in premenopausal women and the impact on cognition, mood and fatigue

A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Dr Alison Booth, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Dr Linda Byrne, Prof Caryl Nowson

MLA Grant - Research - Meat & Livestock Australia Limited

  • 2017: $46,000
  • 2016: $89,000
  • 2015: $89,000
  • 2014: $168,000
  • 2013: $50,000

Other Funding Sources

The Post-Anaesthesia N-Acetyl-Cysteine Cognitive Evaluation trial (PANACEA) - David Skvarc scholarship

Dr Linda Byrne, Mr David Skvarc

  • 2016: $10,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2016

Kate Louise Argentino

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

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Ye Sul Kim

Thesis entitled: Antidepressant mechanisms of deep brain stimulation for treatment resistant depression

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2014

Alicia Papas

Thesis entitled: Social cognition, neurocognition and symptomatology in first episode psychosis

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2013

Katherine Jane Jackowski

Thesis entitled: Staff Perceptions of Risk of Assault in Psychiatric Settings

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Jerome Caspersz

Thesis entitled: Improving social functioning in schizophrenia through socia cognitive remediation

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2012

Gavin Ross Abbott

Thesis entitled: Schizotypy and Diminished Subjective Wellbeing: Social Cognition and Affect

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Jacqueline Yamada

Thesis entitled: Unique Neuropsychological Profiles in ADHD Subtype Presentations

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Executive Supervisor
2016

Luke Leonard Hockey

Thesis entitled: An Exploration of the Relationship between Psychopathy and the MMPI-2

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2015

Christine Brown

Thesis entitled: Autism spectrum disorder, essential fatty acids and infant feeding

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Laura Smith

Thesis entitled: Behaviour problems and cognitive skills in adolescents with Down syndrome

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

2013

Anna Devlin

Thesis entitled: Investigating Fitness to Drive in Older Drivers with Cognitive Impairment

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

Annabelle Chow Yong Ling

Thesis entitled: Social Support and Schizophrenia: Comparison between Singapore and China

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2010

Laura Younis

Thesis entitled: Cognitive Functioning in Adolescents with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology