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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Melinda Jackson is a Senior Lecturer in the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University. She is a registered Psychologist, specialising in the treatment of sleep disorders. Dr Jackson is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health. The main focus of her research is to explore the impact of sleep loss and sleep disorders on components of cognition, mood and brain health. Through this research she aims to demonstrate the positive impact of treating sleep disorders and improving overall sleep health on cognition and wellbeing.       

Monash teaching commitment

PSY3120 Introduction to Counselling

Research interests

- memory impairment and neurodegeneration in obstructive sleep apnoea

- mild cognitive impairment and sleep

- impact of sleep loss on emotional processing and memory 

- mental health in shiftworkers

- clinical trials

- ocular biomarkers of drowsiness

- mindfulness interventions for insomnia and sleep disturbance

- gut microbiome, sleep and circadian rhythms

Education/Academic qualification

Neuropsychology, PhD, Swinburne University of Technology

Award Date: 28 Aug 2009

Psychology/ Psychophysiology, BAppSci, Swinburne University of Technology

Award Date: 31 Dec 2002

External positions

Fellow, Institute for Breathing and Sleep

1 Sep 2011 → …

Research area keywords

  • Sleep and sleep disorders
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
  • Cognition
  • Memory
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Neuroimaging

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Research Output

A Cluster Analysis of Sleep Quality, Self-Care Behaviors, and Mental Health Risk in Australian University Students

Di Benedetto, M., Towt, C. J. & Jackson, M. L., 3 May 2020, In : Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 18, 3, p. 309-320 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the validity of eyelid parameters to detect impairment due to benzodiazepines

Wilkinson, V. E., Jackson, M. L., Westlake, J., Stevens, B., Barnes, M., Cori, J., Swann, P. & Howard, M. E., Mar 2020, In : Human Psychopharmacology. 35, 2, 9 p., e2723.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Obstructive sleep apnea, cognition and Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review integrating three decades of multidisciplinary research

Bubu, O. M., Andrade, A. G., Umasabor-Bubu, O. Q., Hogan, M. M., Turner, A. D., de Leon, M. J., Ogedegbe, G., Ayappa, I., Jean-Louis G, G., Jackson, M. L., Varga, A. W. & Osorio, R. S., Apr 2020, In : Sleep Medicine Reviews. 50, 24 p., 101250.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep education for healthcare providers: Addressing deficient sleep in Australia and New Zealand

Meaklim, H., Jackson, M. L., Bartlett, D., Saini, B., Falloon, K., Junge, M., Slater, J., Rehm, I. C. & Meltzer, L. J., 15 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Sleep Health. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

The relationship between shift-work, sleep, and mental health among paramedics in Australia

Khan, W. A. A., Conduit, R., Kennedy, G. A. & Jackson, M. L., 26 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Sleep Health. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Press / Media

Sleep in older Australian's

Melinda Jackson

5/08/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Sleep Apnoea linked to high rates of clinical depression and antidepressant use

Melinda Jackson

23/05/1922/07/19

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Sleep apnoea and memory

Melinda Jackson

4/07/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Sleep apnoea and clinical depression

Melinda Jackson

22/05/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Sleep apnea and autobiographical memory

Melinda Jackson

31/01/195/02/19

4 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature