School of Psychology - Research

Research in Psychology

The School of Psychology's research is concerned with mental health and wellbeing across the lifespan. We focus primarily on developing new knowledge on approaches to prevention and treatment of psychological and behavioural disorders and also on translating that knowledge into curriculum, practice and policy.

Our areas of research strength are:

  • Life course research
  • Reproductive health
  • Neuro-developmental disorders:
  • Body image and eating disorders
  • Addictions
  • Aging
Research areas
 Research news
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Deakin University's newly appointed Professor of Clinical Psychology Nicole Rinehart is on a mission to find better ways of detecting and treating the sometimes devastating condition of autism along with its close cousin, Asperger's Syndrome.
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The Cognitive Neuroscience Unit (CNU) uses cutting-edge human neuroscience techniques to investigate the relationship between brain function, behavior, and cognition among healthy and clinical populations.
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The School of Psychology's Associate Professor Peter Miller can deservedly claim some credit for the new alcohol laws set to be introduced in NSW.
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We focus on the generation and dissemination of evidence-based knowledge that can inform and influence policy and responsive service initiatives for people with a disability or chronic illness.

Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research

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5th February 2014