A/Prof. 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

The effect of low parental warmth and low monitoring on disordered eating in mid-adolescence: findings from the Australian Temperament Project

I Krug, R King, G Youssef, A Sorabji, E Wertheim, D Le Grange, E Hughes, P Letcher, C Olsson

(2016), Vol. 105, pp. 232-241, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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

G Pepin, R King

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

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Applicability of the dual pathway model in normal and overweight binge eaters

D Welsh, R King

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 162-167, Body image, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Accounting for depressive realism in contingency judgments: attentional processing differences

S Hyder, R King

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 181-201, International journal of cognitive therapy, New York, N.Y., C1

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Development of readiness to change and self-efficacy in anorexia nervosa clients: personal perspectives

J Woerner, R King, B Costa

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 99-111, Advances in eating disorders, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2015

Parenting style and behavior as longitudinal predictors of adolescent alcohol use

M Ghayour Minaie, K Hui, R Leung, J Toumbourou, R 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 distress during pregnancy on early postpartum weight retention

J Phillips, R King, H 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

J Phillips, R King, H 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

G Pepin, R King

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

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

K Coomber, R 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

K Coomber, R King

(2013), Vol. 48, pp. 163-171, 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

K Coomber, R King

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

journal
2012

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

K Coomber, R 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

J Phillips, R King, H 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

K Coomber, R King

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

journal
2007

Burnout in mental health clinicians working with borderline personality disorder

L Younis, R King

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

conference
2005

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

R King, L Commons

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

conference

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

N Highet, M Thompson, R King

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

journal
2001

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

G Tsiantas, R King

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

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

D Higgins, R King, D Witthaus

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

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Grants

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Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2014

Joanne Marie Phillips

Thesis entitled: Psychological Predictors of Weight Retention in Postpartum Women

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2013

Shannon Paul Hyder

Thesis entitled: A Model of Cognitive Resiliences to Depression

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2012

Jacqueline Woerner

Thesis entitled: Stability and Variability of Motivation to Change in Anorexia Nervosa

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2011

Kerri Coomber

Thesis entitled: Caring for Individuals with an Eating Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2009

Christine Paynter

Thesis entitled: Supervision among Mental Health Workers in the ACT

Doctor of Health Science, School of Psychology

2008

Rebecca Diehm

Thesis entitled: Factors Influencing the Impact of Secondary Exposure to Trauma

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2006

Nicole Bliss

Thesis entitled: The Tripartite Influence Model and Body Image of Adolescent Girls

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2015

Charne Nicole Miller

Thesis entitled: A Longitudinal Study of Older Couples Coping with Chronic Conditions

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Yasmin Asgari

Thesis entitled: Daily goals, cognititions and depression in Australia and Iran

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Matin Ghayour Minaie

Thesis entitled: The influence of parenting styles on adolescent behaviour problems

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2013

Luke Henderson

Thesis entitled: In Pursuit of Optimal Psychological Health: The Role of Hedonia and Eudaimonia

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2010

Adele Foster

Thesis entitled: Videoconferenced and Face-to-face Psychological Supervision: A Comparison

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2002

Janet Austin

Thesis entitled: Exploration of Depressive Realism in Depression, Depression in Remission and Dysphoria

Master of Science (Psychology), School of Psychology

2001

SEAN SMITH

Thesis entitled: Development and Validation of the Depressive Vulnerability and Resilience Scales

Master of Arts (Psychology), School of Psychology