AsPr Ross King

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Contact

ross.king@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78481

Biography

Ross in an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and a registered endorsed clinical psychologist with 25 years experience in public psychiatry, community and private practice settings.  He is the Course Chair of the Master of Psychology (Clinical) course. He teaches across undergraduate, Honours, and Postgraduate levels in clinically related areas. In addition, he supervises the research of Honours, Clinical Masters, & higher degree (D Psych and PhD) students and provides clinical supervision to Master of Psychology (Clinical) students on placement.

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Research interests

Body image

Disordered eating

Professional and ethical issues in psychological practice

Clinical psychology

Affiliations

Member, Australian Psychological Society

Member, APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Member, Australian & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders

Endorsed Clinical  Psychologist, Psychology  Board of Australia
 

Teaching interests

Course Chair Master of Psychology (Clinical)
 

Conferences

Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society (Hobart, Sept 2008) Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society (Brisbane, Sept 2007) Annual Australian & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders Conference (Melbourne, August, 2007) London International Eating Disorders Conference (London, UK, March 2007)

Awards

1996 WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching & Learning

2005 Vice Chancellors Award for Excellent Contribution to the Community

2007 Faculty Teaching & Learning Improvement Award

2008 Faculty Teaching & Learning Award Outstanding Course in Psychology

2008 Faculty Teaching & Learning Award Most Improved Course in Psychology

Publications

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2016

Collaborative care skill training workshop: how Australian carers support a loved one with an eating disorder

Dr Genevieve Pepin, A/Prof Ross King

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 47-58, Advances in eating disorders: theory, research and practice, London, Eng., C1

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2015

Parenting style and behavior as longitudinal predictors of adolescent alcohol use

Dr Matin Ghayour Minaie, Mr Ka Kit Hui, Dr Rachel Leung, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Ross King

(2015), Vol. 76, pp. 671-679, Journal of studies on alchohol and drugs, New Brunswick, N.J., C1

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2014

The influence of psychological factors on post-partum weight retention at 9 months

Ms Jo Phillips, A/Prof Ross King, Prof Helen Skouteris

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 751-766, British journal of health psychology, London, Eng., C1-1

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The influence of psychological distress during pregnancy on early postpartum weight retention

Ms Jo Phillips, A/Prof Ross King, Prof Helen Skouteris

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 25-40, Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, London, Eng., C1

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The influence of psychological factors on post-partum weight retention at 9 months

Ms Jo Phillips, A/Prof Ross King, Prof Helen Skouteris

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 751-766, British journal of health psychology, Chichester, England, C1

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2013

Collaborative care skills training workshops : helping carers cope with eating disorders from the UK to Australia

Dr Genevieve Pepin, A/Prof Ross King

(2013), Vol. 48, pp. 805-812, Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, Heidelberg , Germany, C1

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Perceptions of carer burden : differences between individuals with an eating disorder and their carer

Dr Kerri Coomber, A/Prof Ross King

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 26-36, Eating disorders, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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An investigation of the psychometric properties of the Eating Disorder Symptom Impact Scale within an Australian sample

Dr Kerri Coomber, A/Prof Ross King

(2013), Vol. 26, pp. 71-78, Australian journal of psychology, Chichester, England, C1

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A longitudinal examination of burden and psychological distress in carers of people with an eating disorder

Dr Kerri Louise Coomber, A/Prof Ross King

(2013), Vol. 48, pp. 163-171, Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany, C1

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2012

Coping strategies and social support as predictors and mediators of eating disorder carer burden and psychological distress

Dr Kerri Coomber, A/Prof Ross King

(2012), Vol. 47, pp. 789-796, Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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A conceptual model of psychological predictors of postpartum weight retention

Ms Jo Phillips, A/Prof Ross King, Prof Helen Skouteris

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 278-288, Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, Abingdon, England, C1

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2008

The role of sisters in body image dissatisfaction and disordered eating

Dr Kerri Coomber, A/Prof Ross King

(2008), Vol. 59, pp. 81-93, Sex roles, New York, N.Y., C1

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2007

Burnout in mental health clinicians working with borderline personality disorder

Ms Laura Younis, A/Prof Ross King

(2007), pp. 430-434, Proceedings of 42nd annual conference 25-29 September 2007, Brisbane, QLD : psychology making an impact, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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2005

Stage of change, self-efficacy and their relationship to binge-eating, dieting and exercise in overweight and obese women

A/Prof Ross King, Lindy J. Commons

(2005), pp. 148-152, Proceedings of the 40th APS Annual Conference Melbourne Vic. : past reflections, future directions, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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The experiences of living with a person with an eating disorder: the impact on the carers

Dr Nicole Highet, Marie Thompson, A/Prof Ross King

(2005), Vol. 13, pp. 327-344, Eating disorders: the journal of treatment and prevention, London, Eng., C1

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2001

Pride and prejudice : facilitating change in the attitudes of students toward gay men and lesbians

Dr Daryl Higgins, A/Prof Ross King, Mr Daniel Witthaus

(2001), Vol. 12, pp. 238-241, Health promotion journal of Australia, West Perth, W.A., C1-1

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Similarities in body image in sisters: the role of sociocultural internalization and social comparison

Georgia Tsiantas, A/Prof Ross King

(2001), Vol. 9, pp. 141-158, Eating disorders: the journal of treatment and prevention, New York, N.Y., C1

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