A/Prof. Tess Knight

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

tess.knight@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46595

Publications

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2017

The act of giving: a pilot and feasibility study of the My Life Story programme designed to foster positive mental health and well-being in adolescents and older adults

T Knight, H Skouteris, M Townsend, M Hooley

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 165-178, International journal of adolescence and youth, Abingdon, England, C1

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An assessment of interventions that target risk factors for elder abuse

A Day, N Boni, H Evert, T Knight

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 1532-1541, Health and social care in the community, London, Eng., C1

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A multi-family group intervention for adolescent depression: the BEST MOOD program

L Poole, A Lewis, J Toumbourou, T Knight, M Bertino, R Pryor

(2017), Vol. 56, pp. 317-330, Family process, London, Eng., C1

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The "Sensory Deprivation Tank": an interpretative phenomenological analysis of men's expectations of first-time fatherhood

C Kings, T Knight, D Ryan, J Macdonald

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 112-122, Psychology of men and masculinity, Washington, D.C., C1

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How do people stop non-suicidal self-injury? A systematic review

T Mumme, H Mildred, T Knight

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 470-489, Archives of suicide research, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Through a trauma-based lens: a qualitative analysis of the experience of parenting a child with an autism spectrum disorder

M Stewart, T Knight, J McGillivray, D Forbes, D Austin

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 212-222, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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A randomized controlled trial of the impact of a family-based adolescent depression intervention on both youth and parent mental health outcomes

L Poole, T Knight, J Toumbourou, D Lubman, M Bertino, A Lewis

(2017), pp. 1-13, Journal of abnormal child psychology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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You are what you own: reviewing the link between possessions, emotional attachment, and the self-concept in hoarding disorder

C Kings, R Moulding, T Knight

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 51-58, Journal of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2016

Development of a conceptual model of cancer caregiver health literacy

E Yuen, S Dodson, R Batterham, T Knight, J Chirgwin, P Livingston

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 1-13, European journal of cancer care, London, Eng., C1

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Negative reactivity and parental warmth in early adolescence, and depressive symptoms in emerging adulthood

B Lloyd, J Macdonald, G Youssef, T Knight, P Letcher, A Sanson, C Olsson

(2016), Vol. 69, pp. 121-129, Australian journal of psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Health literacy of caregivers of adult care recipients: a systematic scoping review

E Yuen, T Knight, L Ricciardelli, S Burney

(2016), Vol. In Press, pp. 1-16, Health and social care in the community, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2015

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

C Gilbo, T Knight, A Lewis, J Toumbourou, M Bertino

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

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The intergenerational continuity of breastfeeding intention, initiation, and duration: a systematic review.

L Di Manno, J Macdonald, T Knight

(2015), Vol. 42, pp. 5-15, Birth, London, Eng., C1

journal

Family dissolution and offspring depression and depressive symptoms: a systematic review of moderation effects

L Di Manno, J Macdonald, T Knight

(2015), Vol. 188, pp. 68-79, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Shifts in media images of women appearance and social status from 1960 to 2010: a content analysis of beauty advertisements in two Australian magazines

A Brown, T Knight

(2015), Vol. 35, pp. 74-83, Journal of aging studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The impact on family functioning of social media use by depressed adolescents: a qualitative analysis of the family options study

A Lewis, T Knight, G Germanov, M Benstead, C Joseph, L Poole

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, Frontiers in psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal
2014

The hedonic and eudaimonic validity of the orientations to happiness scale

L Henderson, T Knight, B Richardson

(2014), Vol. 115, pp. 1087-1099, Social indicators research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Facilitators' experience of delivering asynchronous and synchronous online interprofessional education

S Evans, T Knight, A Sonderlund, G Tooley

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 1051-1056, Medical teacher, London, England, C1

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The act of giving: a systematic review of nonfamilial intergenerational interaction

T Knight, H Skouteris, M Townsend, M Hooley

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 257-278, Journal of intergenerational relationships, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Development of the Health Literacy of Caregivers Scale - Cancer (HLCS-C): item generation and content validity testing

E Yuen, T Knight, S Dodson, L Ricciardelli, S Burney, P Livingston

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 1-12, BMC family practice, London, Eng., C1

journal
2013

Reducing parental anxiety using a family based intervention for youth mental health : a randomized controlled trial

M Bertino, K Richens, T Knight, J Toumbourou, L Ricciardelli, A Lewis

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 173-185, Open journal of psychiatry, Irvine, Calif., C1

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Simulated jury decision making in online focus groups

S Tabak, B Klettke, T Knight

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 102-113, Qualitative research journal, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Adolescent depressive disorders and family based interventions in the family options multicenter evaluation: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

A Lewis, M Bertino, J Skewes, L Shand, N Borojevic, T Knight, D Lubman, J Toumbourou

(2013), Vol. 14, TRIALS, London, England, C1

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An exploration of the well-being benefits of hedonic and eudaimonic behaviour

L Henderson, T Knight, B Richardson

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 322-336, Journal of positive psychology, Chichester, England, C1

journal
2012

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

A Lewis, M Bertino, N Robertson, T Knight, J Toumbourou

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

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Biopsychosocial factors related to depression in aged care residents

T Davison, M McCabe, T Knight, D Mellor

(2012), Vol. 142, pp. 290-296, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Integrating the hedonic and eudaimonic perspectives to more comprehensively understand wellbeing and pathways to wellbeing

L Henderson, T Knight

(2012), Vol. 2, pp. 196-221, International journal of wellbeing, Waterloo, N. Z., C1-1

journal

The notion of self in the journey back from addiction

V Mackintosh, T Knight

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 1094-1101, Qualitative health research, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1-1

journal
2011

Environmental mastery and depression in older adults in residential care

T Knight, T Davison, M McCabe, D Mellor

(2011), Vol. 31, pp. 870-884, Ageing & society, Cambridge, England, C1

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Child support research in Australia : a critical review

K Cook, H McKenzie, T Knight

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 110-125, Journal of family studies, Maleny, QLD, C1

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Body image and self-esteem among Asian, Pacific Islander, and white college students in Hawaii and Australia

J Latner, T Knight, K Illingworth

(2011), Vol. 19, pp. 355-368, Eating disorders, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal
2010

Tolerance of larger body sizes by young adults living in Australia and Hawaii

T Knight, J Latner, K Illingworth

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 425-434, Eating disorders, London, England, C1

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Through the lens of hetero-normative assumptions : re-thinking attitudes towards gay parenting

J Pennington, T Knight

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 59-72, Culture, health and sexuality, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal
2009

Health implications of body size perception and weight tolerance in older adults

T Knight, K Illingworth, L Ricciardelli

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 425-434, Journal of health psychology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal
2008

Staying connected : the lived experiences of volunteers and older adults

J Pennington, T Knight

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 298-311, Ageing international : information bulletin of the international federation on ageing, New York, United States, C1

journal
2007

Social inclusion of older adults in care: is it just a question of providing activites?

T Knight, D Mellor

(2007), Vol. 2, pp. 76-85, International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being, London, England, C1

journal
2004

Factors associated with successful ageing

T Knight, L Ricciardelli

(2004), pp. 123-129, ERA 2004 : Contibuting to an ageing agenda : abstracts and proceedings : the 3rd National Conference for Emerging Researchers in Ageing, 2nd December 2004 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, E1

conference
2003

Successful ageing : perceptions of adults aged between 70 and 101 years

T Knight, L Ricciardelli

(2003), Vol. 56, pp. 223-245, International journal of aging and human development, Farmingdale, N.Y., C1

journal
2001

Well-being of older adults: The role of positive relationships.

T Knight, L Ricciardelli

(2001), pp. 85-90, Relationships : their impact on social and mental wellbeing : proceedings of the 1st Australasian Psychology of Relationships Conference, 17-18th November, 2001, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Deakin Family Options: engaging youth with high prevalence mental health problems using family based interventions.

A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Daniel Lubman, A/Prof Tess Knight, A/Prof Tess Knight

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2013: $65,971
  • 2012: $127,843
  • 2011: $61,933

Other Public Sector Funding

Deakin Family Options: engaging youth with high prevalence mental health problems using family based interventions.

A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Daniel Lubman, A/Prof Tess Knight, A/Prof Tess Knight

  • 2013: $20,000
  • 2012: $20,000

Industry and Other Funding

Deakin Family Options: engaging youth with high prevalence mental health problems using family based interventions.

A/Prof Andrew Lewis, Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Daniel Lubman, A/Prof Tess Knight, A/Prof Tess Knight

  • 2013: $20,000
  • 2012: $20,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Lucinda Poole

Thesis entitled: Familial Involvement in the Treatment of Adolescent Depression

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2016

Julian Thompson

Thesis entitled: Therapeutic Alliance in Parent-Focussed Interventions for Youth Depression

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2015

Suzanne Amanda Vidler-Tarjan

Thesis entitled: Exploring the Role and Patterns of Developmental Trauma in Substance Using Offenders

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Eva Yee-Nga Yuen

Thesis entitled: Development of a measure of health literacy for caregivers of people with cancer

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

Associate Supervisor
2017

Laura Marie Di Manno

Thesis entitled: Variation in Depression Outcomes among Young People from Dissolved Families

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2015

Hannah Elizabeth Gitsham

Thesis entitled: Attachment, Developmental tasks and Coping in the Transition to University.

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Adelle Vivienne Edwards

Thesis entitled: Processes of change in the transition to adulthood

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Emily Rachel Prytula

Thesis entitled: School-Based Prevention of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Children

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2012

Eve Bodsworth

Thesis entitled: Challenging choices: Welfare to work, lived lives and told stories

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Hayley McKenzie

Thesis entitled: Accepting the Unacceptable: Patriarchal Hegemony and Child Support Arrangements

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Jarred Pennington

Thesis entitled: Homophobic Bullying in Secondary Schools: A Prejudice Worth Fighting About

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2011

Emily Macvean

Thesis entitled: Converting Potential Organ Donors: A Situational Analysis of Australian Physicians

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

2009

Candice Tribe

Thesis entitled: Participation, Relational Justice and Social Identity in Cervical Cancer Screening

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

Kara Yeske

Thesis entitled: An Examination of Adolescents' Help Seeking Processes: A Longitudinal Study

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology