Dr Melanie Bertino

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Research interests

Adolescent mental health

Youth Depression

Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness

Media Violence

Projects

Melanie currently undertakes sessional teaching and supervision in the psychology postgraduate programs at Deakin University, having completed her doctoral thesis at Deakin in 2008. Clinically she works primarily within a multidisiplinary chronic pain management team. She has conducted clinician training and facilitated youth mental health treatment groups with adolescents and families as part of her role on the Family Options projects over the last 5 years. Melanie's recent research has focused on developing and researching new treatment models for child and adolescent mental health problems, and evaluating chronic pain management treatment programs.

Publications

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2016

Do pain-related beliefs influence adherence to multidisciplinary rehabilitation? A systematic review

Miss Emma Thompson, Dr Jaclyn Broadbent, Dr Melanie Bertino, A/Prof Petra Staiger

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 164-178, Clinical journal of pain, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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2015

A qualitative evaluation of an intervention for parents of adolescents with mental disorders: the parenting challenging adolescents seminar

Caroline Gilbo, A/Prof Tess Knight, A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Melanie Bertino

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 2532-2543, Journal of child and family studies, Berlin, Germany, C1

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2014

Depression and suicidal behavior in adolescents : a multi-informant and multi-methods approach to diagnostic classification

A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Dr Melanie Bertino, A/Prof Daniel Lubman, Prof John Toumbourou

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 1-9, Frontiers in psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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2013

A pilot study of brief psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression and anxiety in young Iranian adults: the effect of attachment style on outcomes.

Shima Heidari, A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Abbasali Allahyari, Parviz Azadfallah, Dr Melanie Bertino

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 381-393, Psychoanalytic psychology, New Jersey, N.J., C1

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2012

The association between parental personality patterns and internalising and externalising behaviour problems in children and adolescents

Dr Melanie Bertino, Gabrielle Connell, A/Prof Andrew Lewis

(2012), Vol. 16, pp. 110-117, Clinical psychologist, Oxford, England, C1

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Consumer feedback following participation in a family-based intervention for youth mental health

A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Dr Melanie Bertino

(2012), Vol. 2012, pp. 1-8, Depression research and treatment, New York, N.Y., C1

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