Dr Shannon Hyder





Faculty of Health


School of Psychology


Geelong Waterfront Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2015
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2013
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Deakin University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts, Deakin University, 2006
Bachelor of Computing (Information Systems), Deakin University, 2002


+61 3 522 73474

Research interests


Depressive Realism



Teaching interests

HPS201 - Research Methods A

HPS301 - Research Methods B

Supervision of honours, 4th year graduate diploma students, and Masters students.

Knowledge areas

Cognitive theories of depression, Depressive Realism, Resilience, Positive Psychology, Goal setting and Violence


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Male victims of female-perpetrated intimate partner violence, help-seeking, and reporting behaviors: a qualitative study

A Walker, K Lyall, D Silva, G Craigie, R Mayshak, B Costa, S Hyder, A Bentley

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 213-223, Psychology of men and masculinity, Washington, D.C., C1


Off the rails--evaluating the nightlife impact of Melbourne, Australia's 24-h public transport trial

Ashlee Curtis, Nicolas Droste, Kerri Coomber, Belinda Guadagno, Richelle Mayshak, Shannon Hyder, Alexa Hayley, Peter Miller

(2019), Vol. 63, pp. 39-46, International journal of drug policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Driving change: a partnership study protocol using shared emergency department data to reduce alcohol-related harm

Peter Miller, Nicolas Droste, Diana Egerton-Warburton, David Caldicott, Gordian Fulde, Nadine Ezard, Paul Preisz, Andrew Walby, Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Julian Stella, Michael Sheridan, Tim Baker, Michael Hall, Anthony Shakeshaft, Alys Havard, Steve Bowe, Petra Staiger, Catherine D'Este, Chris Doran, Kerri Coomber, Shannon Hyder, Daniel Barker, Jonathan Shepherd

(2019), Vol. 31, pp. 942-947, Emergency medicine Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1


Alcohol use in family, domestic and other violence: findings from a cross-sectional survey of the Australian population

Ashlee Curtis, Brian Vandenberg, Richelle Mayshak, Kerri Coomber, Shannon Hyder, Arlene Walker, Paul Liknaitzky, Peter Miller

(2019), Vol. 38, pp. 349-358, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1


The role of illicit drug use in family and domestic violence in Australia

Kerri Coomber, Richelle Mayshak, Paul Liknaitzky, Ashlee Curtis, Arlene Walker, Shannon Hyder, Peter Miller

(2019), Journal of interpersonal violence, London, Eng., C1


The impact of twenty four-hour public transport in Melbourne, Australia: an evaluation of alcohol-related harms

A Curtis, N Droste, K Coomber, B Guadagno, R Mayshak, S Hyder, A Hayley, R Crossin, D Scott, K Smith, P Miller

(2019), Vol. 80, pp. 314-318, Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, Piscataway, N.J., C1


Situational characteristics uniquely associated with children's exposure to intimate partner violence

S Sharman, K Coomber, R Mayshak, A Curtis, S Hyder, A Walker, P Liknaitzky, P Miller

(2019), pp. 1-19, Journal of interpersonal violence, London, Eng., C1


Correlates of verbal and physical aggression among patrons of licensed venues in Australia

S Hyder, K Coomber, A Pennay, N Droste, A Curtis, R Mayshak, T Lam, W Gilmore, T Chikritzhs, P Miller

(2018), Vol. 37, pp. 6-13, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1


Comparing levels of blood alcohol concentration and indicators of impairment in nightlife patrons

N Droste, P Miller, C Kaestle, A Curtis, S Hyder, K Coomber, A Pennay, T Chikritzhs, T Lam, W Gilmore

(2018), Vol. 37, pp. S348-S356, Drug and Alcohol Review, Chichester, Eng., C1


Demographic and substance use factors associated with non-violent alcohol-related injuries among patrons of Australian night-time entertainment districts

K Coomber, R Mayshak, S Hyder, N Droste, A Curtis, A Pennay, W Gilmore, T Lam, T Chikritzhs, P Miller

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 1-9, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1


Effectiveness of community-based interventions for reducing alcohol-related harm in two metropolitan and two regional sites in Victoria, Australia

A Curtis, K Coomber, N Droste, S Hyder, D Palmer, P Miller

(2017), Vol. 36, pp. 359-368, Drug and alcohol review, London, Eng., C1


Consumption plans for the rest of the night among Australian nightlife patrons

Ashlee Curtis, Kerri Coomber, Nic Droste, Shannon Hyder, Richelle Mayshak, Tina Lam, William Gilmore, Tanya Chikritzhs, Peter Miller

(2017), Vol. 6, pp. 19-25, International journal of alcohol and drug research, San Diego, Calif., C1


Targeting at-risk samples through brief face-to-face interviews in night-time entertainment precincts

K Coomber, T Chikritzhs, A Morgan, T Lam, N Droste, R Mayshak, A Curtis, B Guadagno, S Hyder, W Gilmore, A Peacock, R Bruno, N Taylor, P Miller

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 353-357, Journal of Substance Use, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Correlates and motives of pre-drinking with intoxication and harm around licensed venues in two cities

P Miller, N Droste, F de Groot, D Palmer, J Tindall, L Busija, S Hyder, K Gilham, J Wiggers

(2016), Vol. 35, pp. 177-186, Drug alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1


Prevalence and correlates of drink driving within patrons of Australian night-time entertainment precincts

A Curtis, K Coomber, S Hyder, N Droste, A Pennay, R Jenkinson, R Mayshak, P Miller

(2016), Vol. 95, pp. 187-191, Accident analysis and prevention, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


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


A comparative study of blood alcohol concentrations in Australian night-time entertainment districts

P Miller, A Pennay, N Droste, E Butler, R Jenkinson, S Hyder, B Quinn, T Chikritzhs, S Tomsen, P Wadds, S Jones, D Palmer, L Barrier, T Lam, W Gilmore, D Lubman

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 338-345, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, England, C1


Comparing subjective well-being and health-related quality of life of Australian drug users in treatment in regional and rural Victoria

P Miller, S Hyder, L Zinkiewicz, N Droste, J Harris

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 651-657, Drug and alcohol review, London, Eng., C1


High rates of alcohol consumption and related harm at schoolies week: a portal study

D Lubman, N Droste, A Pennay, S Hyder, P Miller

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 536-541, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Richmond, Australia, C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

VCGLR Liquor forum evaluation

Dr Ashlee Curtis, Prof Peter Miller, A/Prof Darren Palmer, Dr Nic Droste, Dr Kerri Coomber, Dr Shannon Hyder, Ms Florentine Martino

  • 2016: $9,981
  • 2015: $39,930

Industry and Other Funding

Safe Night Precinct Support Services Evaluation

Dr Kerri Coomber, Prof Peter Miller, Ms Narelle Robertson, Dr Nic Droste, Dr Richelle Mayshak, Dr Shannon Hyder, Dr Ashlee Curtis, Dr Alexa Hayley, Mr Nicholas Taylor

  • 2018: $140,000

Understanding the impact of mental health literacy education on youth mental health knowledge, mental health awareness and help-seeking attitudes and behaviours.

Prof Peter Miller, Dr Shannon Hyder, Miss Brittany Patafio

  • 2018: $20,000


Associate Supervisor

Karyn Hart

Thesis entitled: The Influence of Maternal Mental Health, Attachment and Hormonal Factors on a Mother's Attachment to her Fetus During Pregnancy

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology