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Researcher: Montgomery, IM (Dr Iain Montgomery)

Fields of Research

Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Personality, Abilities and Assessment
Public Health and Health Services
Higher Education
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Social and Community Psychology
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Gender Psychology
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Infectious Diseases
Central Nervous System
Educational Psychology
Psychology
Medical Virology

Research Objectives

Health
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Behaviour and Health
Mental Health
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Occupational Health
Curriculum
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Substance Abuse
Child Health
Health Education and Promotion
Infectious Diseases

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of age-related deficits in memory and frontal lobe function following oral lorazepam administration; Journal of Psychopharmacology
A randomised trial of computer-delivered vicarious exposure, live exposure and relaxation therapy in spider phobia; Psychiatry at the Interface
Amnesia following gastroscopy with midazolam - comparison in 2 age groups; Journal of Psychopharmacology
An investigation of some hypothetical mechanisms underlying EMDR; Scandinavian Journal of Behaviour Therapy
Anxiety in adolescents: The contribution of parental divorce, parental conflict, and quality of attachment to parents and peers; 3rd Annual Conference of the APS Relationships Interest Group
Assessing the fever model of self-disclosure for males and females varying in trait worry propensity under conditions of assumed reciprocity/non-reciprocity; 5th Annual Conference of the APS on the Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
Comparative efficacy of EMDR and alternative procedures in reducing the vividness of mental images; Scandinavian Journal of Behaviour Therapy
Comparison of computer-delivered treatments of spider phobia: Treatment components and efficacy; 31st Annual AABT Convention
Comparison of computer-delivered vicarious exposure, live exposure and relaxation therapy in spider phobia; 29th Annual Congress of the EABCT
Computer-Delivered Modeling of Exposure for Spider Phobia: Relevant Versus Irrelevant Exposure; Journal of Anxiety Disorders
Computer-delivered treatment of spider phobia: Treatment components and efficacy; The Science and Art of Psychiatry
Construction and validation of a State Worry Scale; 38th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
Construction and validation of a state worry scale; 38th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Controlled Comparison of Computer-Aided Vicarious Exposure Versus Live Exposure in the Treatment of Spider Phobia; Behavior Therapy
Danger Expectancies, Self-efficacy and Subjective Anxiety as Mediators of Avoidance Behaviour in Spider Phobia; Behaviour Change
Development of graduate attributes for the discipline of psychology; In-Psych
Developmental differences in imagery induced anxiety: The role of cognition; 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Differential Effects of Lorazepam and Diazepam on Explicit and Implicit Memory; The Australian Journal of Psychopharmacology
Differential Effects of Lorazepam and Diazepam on Explicit and Implicit Memory; The Australian Journal of Psychopharmacology
Does the Parent-Child Relationship Contribute to Children's and Parents' Anxiety?; Journal of Relationships Research
Don't Forget Father?; 27th In ternational Congress of Applied Psychology
Gender Differences in Children's and Parents' Social Support Perceptions; Journal of Relationships Research
Graduate attributes of the 4-year Australian undergraduate psychology program; Australian Psychologist
How Does the Parent-Child Relationship Account for Gender Differences in Children's Anxiety?; APS: Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
How Does the Parent-Child Relationship Contrib ute to Children's and Parents' Anxiety; The 10th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Scociety
Imagery induced anxiety: The role of cognition; 10th Australasian Human Development Conference
Integrating health behaviour theory and occupational health and safety issues in the workplace: Attitudes and beliefs towards health and safety; 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Interference effects on verbal memory function, following oral lorazepam; Journal of Psychopharmacology
Long-Term Follow-Up of Computer-Aided Vicarious Exposure Versus Live Graded Exposure in the Treatment of Spider Phobia; Behaviour Therapy
Mentation content associated with frequent and infrequent worry concerns; The 38th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
Mentation content associated with frequent and infrequent worry concerns; 38th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Neurobehavioural Dysfunction Associated with Acute and Chronic Infectious Mononucleosis: A Progress Report; 5th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traumatic Brain Injury
One for the road: on the utility of citation data for identifying problem hotels; Drug and Alcohol Review
Performance and persistence of worriers and non-worriers following success and failure feedback; Personality and Individual Differences
Performance, persistence, and attributional behaviour of worriers and nonworriers following success and failure pretreatment; 35th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Ruminations on Worry: Issues Related to the Study of an Elusive Construct; Behaviour Change
Spider phobia: Comparison of treatment by computer or by therapist; Medical Research Week Poster Display
The differential effect of personality on computer-based treatment of agoraphobia; Comprehensive Psychiatry
The effect of eye movement on imaging in EMDR in a normal and post traumatic stress disordered group; 35th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The effects of mentation condition on the performance of worriers and nonworriers on verbal and spatial tasks; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The mediating effects of childhood anxiety; Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Annual Conference
The mediating effects of parents and peers on the prediction of children's anxiety; 5th Annual Conference of the APS on the Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
The psychophysiology of worry; Sixth Australasian Psychophysiology Conference
The role of attachment style, coping style and negative life events in the development of psychopathology; 3rd Annual Conference of the APS Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
Three versus six sessions of Computer-aided vicarious exposure treatment for Spider Phobia; Behaviour Change
Trends in hotel patronage and drink driving in Hobart, Tasmania; Drug and Alcohol Review
When will worriers share their worry concerns?; 38th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Worry and Defensive Pessimism: A Test of Two Intervention Strategies; 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Socity
Worry and defensive pessimism: A test of two intervention strategies; Behaviour Change
Worry and heart rate variables: A relationship under challenge; 33rd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Worry and heart rate variables: autonomic rigidity under challenge; Journal of Anxiety Disorders

Research Projects

Determinants of sleep structure: body temperature and circadian processes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development of pharmacological and dietary factors for the control of obesity; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Early identification of Alzheimer's disease: the development of cognitive assessment instruments for dementia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Early identification of Alzheimer's disease: the development of cognitive assessment instruments for dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Health and Safety in the Zinc Industry.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Neuropsychological evaluation of Midazolam Amnesia and relation to age; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Physiological responsiveness during worry; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Promotion of responsible drinking in licensed premises; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
The effect of Circadian Phase of Sleep on Slow Wave Sleep; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The role of exercise in phase setting the circadian system: Relevance to sleep in the aged; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The role of the circadian system in determining sleep quality: interaction with physical exercise and implications for sleep in the aged; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

A comparison of first time and repeat intentional self-poisoning patients
A comprehensive assessment of the behavioural effects of infectious mononucleosis
A study of work stress and the efficacy of a stress management programme for Tasmanian nurses.
Affect and attitude change
An examination of the factors that influence the prescription and use of long-term Opioid Therapy in the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain
An Exploration of Innovation and Governance in Australian Superannuation Organisations
Anxiety disorders
Anxiety related cognitions in children
Card Sorting Test Performance- The Role of Visual Working Memory and the Effect of Visual Feedback
Clinical Psychology - attributions in an achievement context
Do Mothers and Fathers Differentially Contribute to Sons' and Daughters' Anxiety
Emotional Disclosure Through Writing and Drawing- A Controlled Trial on Emotion Regulation, Coping, and Subjective Well-being Outcomes
Examination of Addiction and Level of Engagement in Potentially Addictive Activities- Gambling, Video-Arcade Games, Computer Games and the Internet
Factors Underlying Gaming Machine Play
Family problems associated with the LD child, their nature, extent and treatment
Ginkgo Biloba, Panax Ginseng and Performance- Two Studies with Young, Healthy Volunteers
Impulsive-aggression and psychopathic tendencies in female undergraduates
Perfectionism and Interpersonal Functioning
Police Stress- The psychological and psychophysiological reactions of police officers to occupational stressors
Psychological & psychophysiological aspects of gambling behaviour
Psychological Functioning in Young Adulthood- The Role of Attachment, Coping and Stress
Rehabilitation Processes Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Rehearsal in the Visuospatial Sketchpad- Spatial Sequence Memory and Central Executive Processes
Reversal theory and emotional and psychophysiological processes in Mother-Daughter interactions
Reversal theory and mother-child compatibility
Risk and Protective Factors for Adolescents of Parents with Mental Illness
Self monitoring
Surviving Port Arthur
The amnesic effects of midazolam, models of drug-induced amnesia
The effect of body temperature and oxygen consumption on sleep architecture
The effect of exercise on sleep
The Effects of a Single Dose of Lorazepam on Behavioural and Procedural Learning
The Psychophysiological Correlates of Empathy in Couple Interactions
To determine the extent of parasympathetic nervous system involvement in the genesis of Panic and Anxiety Disorders
Where to From Here? A Longitudinal Study of Processes and Outcomes, Following Trauma.