Dr Melissa Hayden

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

m.hayden@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43001

Research interests

Dr. Hayden's main area of research focuses on the psychosocial aspects of obesity, the difficulties with weight loss and weight loss prevention in adults and children. She is particularly interested in why most people are not able to maintain weight loss.

Teaching interests

HBS110: Health Behaviour

Dr Melissa Hayden has an interest in teaching undergraduate students in the area of health psychology. She primarily teaches within the Health Behaviour unit.

Health Behaviour aims to teach the skills, theories and concepts which underly behaviour modification. The unit focuses on individual behaviour change and the students undertake experiential and reflective learning approaches. 

Publications

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2017

Meta-analysis of the relationship between impulsivity and substance-related cognitive biases

D Leung, P Staiger, M Hayden, J Lum, K Hall, V Manning, A Verdejo-Garcia

(2017), Vol. 172, pp. 21-33, Drug and alcohol dependence, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Acquiring research-grade ERPs on a shoestring budget: a comparison of a modified Emotiv and commercial SynAmps EEG system

M Barham, G Clark, M Hayden, P Enticott, R Conduit, J Lum

(2017), Vol. 54, pp. 1-12, Psychophysiology, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Maternal depressive and anxiety symptoms, self-esteem, body dissatisfaction and preschooler obesity: a cross-sectional study

P Benton, H Skouteris, M Hayden

(2016), Vol. 186, pp. 799-814, Early child development and care, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Does maternal psychopathology increase the risk of pre-schooler obesity? A systematic review

P Benton, H Skouteris, M Hayden

(2015), Vol. 87, pp. 259-282, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Understanding gestational weight gain: the role of weight-related expectations and knowledge

S Mcphie, H Skouteris, B Hill, M Hayden

(2015), Vol. 55, pp. 21-26, Australian and New Zealand journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, London, Eng., C1

journal

Attentional biases for food cues in overweight and individuals with obesity: a systematic review of the literature

J Hendrikse, R Cachia, E Kothe, S McPhie, H Skouteris, M Hayden

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 424-432, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal
2014

Axis I disorders in adjustable gastric band patients: the relationship between psychopathology and weight loss

M Hayden, K Murphy, W Brown, P O'Brien

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 1469-1475, Obesity surgery, Dordrecth, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2012

Validity of the Beck Depression Inventory as a screening tool for a clinical mood disorder in Bariatric surgery candidates

M Hayden, W Brown, L Brennan, P O?Brien

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 1666-1675, Obesity surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Interhemispheric transfer time in patients with auditory hallucinations : an auditory event-related potential study

K Henshall, A Sergejew, C McKay, G Rance, T Shea, M Hayden, H Innes-Brown, D Copolov

(2012), Vol. 84, pp. 130-139, International journal of psychophysiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2011

Characterization of the improvement in depressive symptoms following Bariatric surgery

M Hayden, J Dixon, M Dixon, T Shea, P O?Brien

(2011), Vol. 21, pp. 328-335, Obesity surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal
2010

Perceived discrimination and stigmatisation against severely obese women : age and weight loss make a difference

M Hayden, M Dixon, J Dixon, J Playfair, P O?Brien

(2010), Vol. 3, pp. 7-14, Obesity facts, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal

Confirmatory factor analysis of the Beck Depression inventory in obese individuals seeking surgery

M Hayden, J Dixon, M Dixon, P O?Brien

(2010), Vol. 20, pp. 432-439, Obesity surgery, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal
2009

Motivation, readiness to change, and weight loss following adjustable gastric band surgery

J Dixon, C Laurie, M Anderson, M Hayden, M Dixon, P O?Brien

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 698-705, Obesity, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal
2008

Physician attitudes, beliefs and barriers towards the management and treatment of adult obesity : a literature review

M Hayden, J Dixon, L Piterman, P O?Brien

(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 9-18, Australian journal of primary health, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Raised CRP levels in obese patients : symptoms of depression have an independent positive association

J Dixon, M Hayden, G Lambert, T Dawood, M Anderson, M Dixon, P O?Brien

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 2010-2015, Obesity, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2016

Pree Benton

Thesis entitled: Maternal depression, anxiety, body dissatisfaction and self-esteem: do they increase the risk of pre-schooler obesity?

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology