Bei Bei

Dr

  • 18 Innovation Walk Clayton Campus, Monash University

    Australia

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20102023
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Bei Bei is an NHMRC Health Professional Research Fellow at Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Clinical Psychologist and Research Lead at Monash University Healthy Sleep Clinic, and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Women's Mental Health, Royal Women's Hospital. She holds a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) and a PhD from University of Melbourne. Her research and clinical work focus on the individual differences in sleep-wake behaviours, the relationship between sleep and mental health, and psychological interventions for better sleep. 

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Research interests

  • The psychological and behavioural aspects of sleep and wake behaviours
  • The relationship between sleep and mental health (e.g. mood, anxiety, and other psychiatric symptoms/disorders)
  • Sleep and wake behaviours in adolescents, including the effects of restricted and extended sleep opportunities on adolescents' wellbeing
  • Sleep in women, including sleep and wellbeing during the perinatal and menopausal transitions
  • Psychological interventions for sleep disturbance and insomnia

Monash teaching commitment

PSY4270 - Psychological Assessment and Intervention

PSY3320 - Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

Clinical activities

Clinical Psychologist at Monash University Healthy Sleep Clinic

Keywords

  • Sleep
  • clinical psychology
  • insomnia
  • mood
  • adolescents
  • women's health
  • circadian rhythm
  • Sleep disorders

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Projects 2016 2023

Research Output 2010 2019

A scalable cognitive behavioural program to promote healthy sleep during pregnancy and postpartum periods: Protocol of a randomised controlled trial (the SEED project)

Bei, B., Pinnington, D. M., Shen, L., Blumfield, M., Drummond, S. P. A., Newman, L. K. & Manber, R., 22 Jul 2019, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19, 1, 9 p., 254.

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Circadian Preference as a Moderator of Depression Outcome Following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Plus Antidepressant Medications: A Report From the TRIAD Study

Asarnow, L. D., Bei, B., Krystal, A., Buysse, D. J., Thase, M. E., Edinger, J. D. & Manber, R., 15 Apr 2019, In : Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 15, 4, p. 573-580 8 p.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Prenatal Insomnia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Manber, R., Bei, B., Simpson, N., Asarnow, L., Rangel, E., Sit, A. & Lyell, D., 1 May 2019, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 133, 5, p. 911-919 9 p.

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More than depression: A multi-dimensional assessment of postpartum distress symptoms before and after a residential early parenting program

Wilson, N., Wynter, K., Anderson, C., Rajaratnam, S. M. W., Fisher, J. & Bei, B., 29 Jan 2019, In : BMC Psychiatry. 19, 1, 11 p., 48.

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Postpartum fatigue, daytime sleepiness, and psychomotor vigilance are modifiable through a brief residential early parenting program

Wilson, N., Wynter, K., Anderson, C., Rajaratnam, S. M. W., Fisher, J. & Bei, B., 1 Jul 2019, In : Sleep Medicine. 59, p. 33-41 9 p.

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