Alfred Deakin Professor Michael Berk
Psychiatry, mood disorders, mental health treatment and outcomes, psychiatric epidemiology, biomarkers in mental health, primary prevention of mental illness.
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Professor Peter Miller
Alcohol-related violence in licensed venues; Predictors of violence; Alcohol/drug use in rural populations; and the influence of the global alcohol industry.
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Professor Jane Speight
Psychological, social and behavioural aspects of diabetes, impact of diabetes on mental health and emotional wellbeing, evere hypoglycaemia – prevention and drivers, diabetes self-management education and support – development and evaluation, diabetes novel treatments and technologies – optimal use, impact on patient-reported outcomes.
Professor John Toumbourou
Prevention science – integrating longitudinal, evaluation and policy research, preventing alcohol and drug use problems, preventing violence and depression, promoting positive development, research dissemination and policy translation.
Associate Professor Ross King
Determinants of body image in adolescents and adults, carers of eating disorders, eating disorders, clinical psychology, professional and ethical issues in psychologists.
Dr Beth Costa
Adolescent health, caffeinated energy drinks, nutrition, qualitative research methods.
Dr Rebecca Diehm
Secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, burnout, trans-diagnostic group therapy for depression and anxiety disorders.
Dr Shannon Hyder
Depression, resilience, violence, goal-setting.
Dr Arlene Walker
Organisational psychology, psychological contracts, occupational stress, employee health and wellbeing, safety culture and safety climate.
Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz
Social psychology of alcohol and other drug use, work-related alcohol and other drug use, group processes and intergroup relations in the workplace.
Transcranial stimulation, pain management in chronic illness, authentic assessment techniques, student engagement.
Dr Sharon Horwood
Personality and chronic illness, childhood obesity and personality, education and learning.