EmPr David Mellor

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Emeritus Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Office of the Exec Dean Health

Campus

Off-Campus (Home)

Contact

david.mellor@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43742

Publications

No publications found

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Subjective wellbeing and depression in Australia: A longitudinal study involving people in remote locations

Prof David Mellor, Prof Robert Cummins, Dr Lucy Firth, A/Prof Mark Stokes, Dr Sue Chambers, Mr Jed Blore

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1 APAI APDI

  • 2007: $12,416
  • 2006: $50,754

Evaluation of a Training Program for Staff to Recognize Depression Among Older People in Residential and Community Care

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor, Dr Tanya Davison, Prof Kuruvilla George, Prof Gery Karantzas

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1

  • 2011: $87,799
  • 2010: $85,395
  • 2009: $91,823

Evaluation of an instrument for management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, A/Prof Michael Bird, Dr Tanya Davison, Prof David Mellor, Prof Kuruvilla George

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2012: $199,427
  • 2011: $201,292
  • 2010: $197,748

Promoting fit bodies, healthy eating and physical activity among Indigenous Australian men

Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, A/Prof Alexander Mussap

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2012: $80,754
  • 2011: $77,762
  • 2010: $84,722

African youth and obesity: The role of the intergenerational acculturation gap

A/Prof Andre Renzaho, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Sing Lo, Prof David Mellor, Ms Julie Green

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2012: $1,690
  • 2011: $85,020
  • 2010: $102,075

Implementation and evaluation of a program to reduce alcohol and related problems among farm men and women

Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Prof Susan Brumby

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1

  • 2012: $86,138
  • 2011: $82,946
  • 2010: $81,660

Wellbeing in the elderly: the role of respect

Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2012: $44,499
  • 2011: $85,086
  • 2010: $41,581

Integrated depression management: a trial of a new model of care in a low vision rehabilitation setting

Dr Gwyn Rees, Prof David Mellor

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2013: $18,909
  • 2012: $75,000

Organizational change and treatment of depression and dementia in Aged care Facilities

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor, Prof Gery Karantzas, Dr Tanya Davison, A/Prof Kathryn Von Treuer, Prof Daniel O'Connor

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2014: $241,931
  • 2013: $237,887

Promotion of best- practice and innovation in cross-cultural mental health research

A/Prof Linda Byrne, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor

DIISR Australia-China Science and Research Fund - Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

  • 2012: $20,585

Other Public Sector Funding

A training program for professional carers in recognising late-life depression: impact on the delivery of health care services for depression among older people

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof Kuruvilla George, Prof David Mellor, A/Prof Kate Moore, Ms Helen Kurincie, Ms Barbara Hamilton

Beyondblue Grant - Research

  • 2007: $5,000
  • 2006: $9,091

Obesity and its risk factors among African migrant adolescents: assessing the role of intergenerational acculturation gap, family functioning and parenting

A/Prof Andre Renzaho, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Sing Lo, Prof David Mellor, Ms Julie Green

VicHealth

  • 2009: $57,225
  • 2008: $37,291

A randomised, controlled, final stage evaluation of the beyondblue depression training program for aged care staff: impact on the delivery of health care services for older people with depression

Prof David Mellor, Dr Tanya Davison, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof Gery Karantzas

Beyondblue Grant - Research

  • 2009: $9,273
  • 2008: $83,550

Implementation and evaluation of a program to reduce alcohol and related problems among farm men and women

Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof Lina Ricciardelli, Prof Susan Brumby

WDHS Western District Health Service

  • 2010: $77,000

Intervention for depression among palliative care patients and their families: training program for care staff

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor, Dr Tanya Davison, Prof Kuruvilla George, Mr Shane Storer

DHA Grant - Local Palliative Care Grants Program - Department of Health and Ageing

  • 2011: $24,380
  • 2010: $449,942

Industry and Other Funding

Subjective wellbeing and depression in Australia: A longitudinal study involving people in remote locations

Prof David Mellor, Prof Robert Cummins, Dr Lucy Firth, A/Prof Mark Stokes, Dr Sue Chambers, Mr Jed Blore

AUnity Australian Unity

  • 2006: $17,120

Respect for the Ageing

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor

Anglican Aged Care Services Group Contract

  • 2010: $29,997

Evaluation of a Training Program for Staff to Recognize Depression Among Older People in Residential and Community Care

Prof Marita Mc Cabe, Prof David Mellor, Dr Tanya Davison, Prof Kuruvilla George, Prof Gery Karantzas

United Aged Care

  • 2011: $11,000
  • 2010: $10,000
  • 2009: $20,000

Wellbeing in the elderly: the role of respect

Prof David Mellor, Prof Marita Mc Cabe

Benetas - Anglican Aged Care Services Group

  • 2013: $20,000
  • 2012: $20,000
  • 2011: $20,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2018

Patricia Maria Ong

Thesis entitled: Reproductive Health of the Marginalised: The Knowledge of Young Women Trafficked into the Sex Industry in Nepal

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health and Social Development

Bethany Devenish

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of a World Vision intervention to address the psychosocial outcomes of children and adolescents in poverty

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2015

Amanda Clare Lamont

Thesis entitled: Perspective Taking as a Mechanism through which Social Comparisons Relate to Body Dissatisfaction

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

2014

David John Hallford

Thesis entitled: Cognitive-reminiscence therapy for the treatment of depression in young adults

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Ana Gabriela Fortunato Costa

Thesis entitled: Reintegration Begins at Home: Exploring Family.s Experience of Prisoner.s Re-entry.

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2013

Annabelle Chow Yong Ling

Thesis entitled: Social Support and Schizophrenia: Comparison between Singapore and China

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Nicole Jeffery-Dawes

Thesis entitled: Depression, Anxiety and Metabolic Syndrome in Farm Men and Women

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

Matea Doroc

Thesis entitled: Reintegration: The contribution of offence, offender and respondent factors

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Christopher Cott

Thesis entitled: The Potential Utility of Daoist Theory and Practice in Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2012

Thane Camwell

Thesis entitled: Psychosocial Mechanisms Underlying the Emergence of Social Anxiety in Youth

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Bonnie Sturrock

Thesis entitled: Emotional Invalidation and Borderline Personality Disorder: A Test of Theory

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2011

Emma McDougall

Thesis entitled: Family Interactions and the Development of Borderline Personality Symptoms

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Anna Uliando

Thesis entitled: Mindful Training for the Management of Children with ADHD

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2010

Jessica Wong

Thesis entitled: Cruelty to Animals and Psychosocial Adjustment among Chinese Children

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

Maggie Hall

Thesis entitled: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in Community Mental Health Settings: An Evaluation

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2009

Carrie Stanford

Thesis entitled: Basic Symptoms in Young People at Ultra-risk of Psychosis

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Janelle Armstrong

Thesis entitled: Internet Child Pornography: An Examination of Attachment and Intimacy Deficits

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2008

Anita Govindan

Thesis entitled: Suicidal Intent within an Acute Australian Self-Harming Cohort

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Calinda Payne

Thesis entitled: Pathways to Sex Offending

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2006

Lauren Gradstein

Thesis entitled: Rational Choice, Mandatory Detention and Asylum Seekers

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Nicola Kennair

Thesis entitled: Adolescent Day Programs: Their Nature, Impact and Mechanisms of Change

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Jennifer Neoh

Thesis entitled: Shared Parenting: Incorporating Children's Perspectives

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Rebecca Deering

Thesis entitled: Female-Perpetrated Child Sexual Abuse: Impact, Professional Perspectives and Management

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

2005

Megan Dobbie

Thesis entitled: PTSD Symptomatology in Children and Adolescents: Treatment Development and Evaluation

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Claire Campbell

Thesis entitled: The Effectiveness of an HIV/AIDS Prevention Approach across Three Countries

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2004

Luke Matthew McCormack

Thesis entitled: Cognitive Ability and FFM Personality Predictors of Military Training Performance

Master of Arts (Psychology), School of Psychology

Margaret Friars

Thesis entitled: Manualised Treatments and Dropout: A Study of Parent Training

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2002

Carly Ymer

Thesis entitled: Social Skills Training and Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Executive Supervisor
2015

Natalie Amos

Thesis entitled: Self-perceived sexual attractiveness: Differences and contributing factors across gender and sexual orientation

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Co-supervisor
2014

Andrea Bennet

Thesis entitled: Explaining the gender differences in perceptions of child sexual abuse

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor
2022

Susan Chesterman

Thesis entitled: The Role of Individual Differences and Contextual Factors in Partner Evaluations

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2020

Melina Magsumbol

Thesis entitled: Association of Plasma Lead (Pb) with Incident Hypertension among Non-Occupationally Exposed Residents of New Delhi, India

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2018

Jennifer Annabel Mary Wheeler

Thesis entitled: Borderline Personality Disorder: Who is Most at Risk of Completed Suicide?

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2016

Aiyuen Choong

Thesis entitled: The Subjective Wellbeing of Malaysians

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2015

Katherine Victoria Birt

Thesis entitled: Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intimate Relationships

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Maryam Delavari

Thesis entitled: The effect of acculturation & changing environment on obesity and its determinants among Iranian migrants in Victoria

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health and Social Development

2014

Thomas Gordon Hammond

Thesis entitled: The Subjective Wellbeing of Paralympic Athletes

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Felicity Holmes

Thesis entitled: The Role of Masculine Norm Conformity in Men's and Women's Relational Satisfaction

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Jose Manuel Molina Toledo

Thesis entitled: Alcohol and Stress: The Role of Coping, Expectancies and Age

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Manon Burgat

Thesis entitled: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Attachment in Specific Relationships and Experiences of Emotion and Coping

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2013

Jodie Thomas

Thesis entitled: Emotional Processing Factors and Rumination in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2011

Natalie Ralph

Thesis entitled: Extractive Transnational Corporations, Intrastate Conflict and Peacemaking: Frameworks and Best-Practice

Doctor of Philosophy, School of International and Political Studies

Melissa Weinberg

Thesis entitled: Subjective wellbeing in Australian families of Holocaust survivors

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2010

James Collard

Thesis entitled: The Role of Positive Irrational Beliefs in Mental Health & Wellbeing

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

2009

Adam Partridge

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of an Early Intervention Program for Childhood Conduct Problems

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

2005

Janet Costin

Thesis entitled: Parent Management Training, Co-morbidity and Treatment of Children with ODD

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2004

Kerryn Baker-Smith

Thesis entitled: The Impact of Social Anxiety on Quality of Life

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

2002

RoseAnne Misajon

Thesis entitled: The Homeostatic Mechanism: Subjective Quality of Life and Chronic Pain

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology