Professor Michael Kyrios is an academic clinical psychologist who holds the Chair in Psychology in the Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology where he is Director of the Brain & Psychological Sciences Research Centre (BPsyC). He also Chairs the Executive Committee of the National e-Therapy Centre for Anxiety Disorders funded by the Australian Federal Department of Health and Ageing. He also holds an honorary position at the University of Melbourne where he worked for 15 years.
Professor Kyrios specializes in the study of depression, anxiety disorders (social anxiety, panic, and generalised anxiety disorders), and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Hoarding Disorder, compulsive buying, problem gambling, body dysmorphic disorder, trichotillomania, etc.), and chronic medical illnesses. He uses neuropsychological, developmental, cognitive-behavioural and self-based frameworks to understand psychological dysfunction. He also maintains particular interest in the development of evidence-based psychological treatments for these disorders, including internet-based treatments, and their dissemination throughout the community.
Professor Kyrios has been involved as a chief investigator in over $16 million in competitive grants funded by the National Health & Medical Research Council, Australian Research Council, the Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders, the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, the Victorian Department of Health, and others.
Professor Kyrios sits on the Editorial Board, is an Associate Editor or Editorial Advisor for journals including Behavior Therapy, Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, the International Journal of Psychology, Australian Psychologist, e-Journal of Applied Psychology, The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, and the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive & Spectrum Disorders, and also regularly reviews for a range of other journals. He has well over 100 publications in his areas of expertise, was Scientific Chair for the International Congress of Applied Psychology (2010), and is Scientific Chair for the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (2016). Professor Kyrios is a founding member of the Obsessive-Compulsive Cognitions Working Group (OCCWG), which comprises the world’s foremost experts in cognitive aspects of OCD. He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Canadian Institute for Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.
Professor Kyrios is a member of the beyondblue Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders Expert Advisory Committee, and has sat on Review Panels for the National Health & Medical Research Council.
Professor Kyrios sits on the Board of Directors of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) to which he was elected a Fellow in 2007, is a past National Chair of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists, was inaugural chair of the APS Special Interest Group in Psychology and Cultures, and chairs the APS Division of Psychological Research, Education and Training, having also previously chaired the APS Professional Practice Advisory Group. He was an invited member, on the Victorian State Government Department of Health hoarding and squalor project which developed a common service response framework for compulsive hoarding and squalor.
Professor Kyrios maintains strong links with community and consumer organizations, and is a frequent invited speaker and workshop presenter nationally and internationally in his areas of expertise.
Professor Kyrios has also undertaken the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors training course, and the Ethos Research Leadership course.
clinical psychology developmental psychology health psychology social psychology clinical supervisor clinical psychological assessment psychopathology and diagnosis evidence-based psychological treatment Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders anxiety disorders mood problems associated with medical illness integration of brain and psychological sciences compulsive hoarding and buying
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders (e.g. compulsive buying and hoarding) from neuropsychological, cognitive-behavioural, and treatment perspectives psychological aspects of chronic medical conditions such as diabetes the management of depression in primary care he use of cognitive-behavioural therapies (CBT) in the management of psychological disorders in a range of settings including primary care the integration of brain and psychological sciences online and remote psychological interventions integration of brain and psychological sciences
Kyrios, M. (in press). Anxiety disorders in primary care. Invited chapter in P. Emmelkamp & T. Ehring (Eds.) International Handbook of Anxiety Disorders: Theory, Research & Practice, Wiley-Blackwell. Kyrios, M. (in press). Psychological models of compulsive hoarding. Invited chapter in R. O. Frost and G. Steketee (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Hoarding and Acquiring. Oxford University Press. Thomas, A. Bates, G., Moore, S. & Kyrios, M. (in press). Self-regulation of gambling: An exploration of strategies used by different types of gamblers and reasons for breakdown in self-regulation. Journal of Gambling Studies. Accepted 21/8/2011. Kyrios, M., McQueen, P. & Moulding, R. (2013). Experimental analysis of the relationship between depressed mood and Compulsive Buying. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 194-200. Labuschagne, I., Rossell, S.L., Dunai, J., Castle, D.J. & Kyrios, M. (2013). A comparison of executive function in Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 2, 257-262. Moore, S.M., Thomas, A.C., Kale, S., Spence, M., Zlatevska, N., Staiger, P.K., Graffam, J. & Kyrios, M. (2013). Problem Gambling Among International and Domestic University Students in Australia: Who is at Risk? Journal of Gambling Studies, 29, 217-30. Doron, G., Moulding, R. Kyrios, M., Nedeljkovic M., Mikulincer, M. & Dar, S. (2012). Adult Attachment Insecurities are Associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. 85, 163–178. Klug, M., Hill, R.A., Choy, K.H.C., Kyrios, M., Hannan, A.J. & van den Buuse, M. (2012). Long-term behavioural and NMDA receptor effects of young-adult corticosterone treatment in BDNF heterozygous mice. Neurobiology of Disease, 46, 722–731. Mogan, C., Kyrios, M., Schweitzer, I., Yap, K. & Moulding, R. (2012). Phenomenology of hoarding—What is hoarded by individuals with hoarding disorder? Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 1, 306-311. Moore, S. M., Thomas, A. C., Kyrios, M. & Bates, G. (2012). The self-regulation of gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28, 405–420. Yap, A.K., Mogan, C. & Kyrios, M. (2012). Obsessive-compulsive disorder and comorbid depression: the role of OCD-related and non- specific factors. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 26, 565–573. Doron, G., Sar-El., D., Mikulincer, M. & Kyrios, M. (2011). When Moral Concerns Become a Psychological Disorder: The Case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. In M. Mikulincer & P.R., Shaver (Eds.). Social Psychology of Morality: Exploring the Causes of Good and Evil. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. pp. 293—310. FitzGerald, K., Nedeljkovic, M., Moulding, R. & Kyrios, M. (2011). The relationship between neuropsychological performance, cognitive confidence and obsessive-compulsive phenomena. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 51-65. Klein, B., Meyer, D., Austin, D.W. & Kyrios, M. (2011). Anxiety Online—A Virtual Clinic: Preliminary Outcomes Following Completion of Five Fully Automated Treatment Programs for Anxiety Disorders and Symptoms, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(4):e89; URL: http://www.jmir.org/2011/4/e89/ Kyrios, M. (2011) Cognitive-behavioural and neuroscientific approaches to obsessive-compulsive and related phenomena: Why the need for an interface? International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 1-7. Kyrios, M. (2011). Psychological Factors in Excessive Consumption. Chapter in P. Newton (Ed.). Landscapes of urban consumption. CSIRO Publishing, pp. 93 – 104 Kyrios, M., Moulding, R. & Nedeljkovic, M. (2011). Anxiety disorders: Assessment and management in general practice. Australian Family Physician, 40, 370-374. Martin, P., Cheung, F., Kyrios, M., Littlefield, L., Knowles, M., Overmier, B. & Prieto, J.M. (Eds.). (2011). The International Association of Applied Psychology Handbook of Applied Psychology, Wiley-Blackwell. Moore, S., Hardie. E., Hackworth, N., Critchley, C. Kyrios, M., Buzwell, S. & Crafti, N. (2011). Can the onset of Type 2 diabetes be delayed by a group-based lifestyle intervention?: A randomised control trial. Psychology & Health, 26, 485-499. Moore, S. M., Thomas, A. C., Kyrios, M. & Bates, G. (2012). The self-regulation of gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28, 405–420. Moore, S., Thomas, A., Kyrios, M., Bates, G. & Meredyth, D. (2011). Gambling accessibility: A scale to measure gambler preferences, Journal of Gambling Studies, 27, 129-143. Moulding, R., Nedeljkovic, M. & Kyrios, M. (2011) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in the DSM. Chapter in Murray, G. (Ed.) Thinking critically about DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), Nova Science. Chapter 10. Moulding, R., Anglim, J., Nedeljkovic, M., Doron, G., Kyrios, M. & Ayalon, A. (2011). The Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire (OBQ): Examination in Nonclinical Samples and Development of a Short Version, Assessment, 18, 357–374. Nedeljkovic, M. Kyrios, M., Moulding, R. & Doron, G. (2011). Neuropsychological changes following cognitive-behavioural treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 8-20. Nedeljkovic, M., Moulding, R., Foroughi, E., Kyrios, M., Doron, G. (2011). Cultural issues in understanding and treating obsessive-compulsive and spectrum disorders. In G. Steketee (Ed.). Oxford Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive and Spectrum Disorders. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 496 - 520. Phillips, B., Moulding, M., Kyrios, M., Nedeljkovic, M. & Mancuso, S. (2011). The relationship between body dysmorphic disorder symptoms and self-construals. Clinical Psychologist, 15, 10-16. Shandley, K., Klein, B., Kyrios, M., Austin, D., Ciechomski, L. & Murray, G.W. (2011). Training psychologists to deliver psychological services online. Australian Psychologist, 46, 120-125. Thomas, A., Bates, B., Moore, S., KyrThomas, A., Bates, B., Moore, S., Kyrios, K., Meredyth, D. & Jessop, G. (2011). Gambling and the Multidimensionality of Accessibility: More than just Proximity to Venues. International Journal of Mental Health and Addictions, 9, 88 – 101. Dunai, J., Labuschagne, I., Castle, D.J., Kyrios, M. & Rossell, S.L. (2010). Executive function in Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). Psychological Medicine, 40, 1541-1548. Kyrios, M., Jones, B. & Moulding, R. (2010). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Integration of cognitive-behaviour therapy and clinical psychology care into the primary care context. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 16, 167–173. Labuschagne, I., Castle, D. J., Dunai, J., Kyrios, M., Rossell, S. L. (2010) An examination of delusional thinking and cognitive styles in Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 44, 706-712 Moulding, R., Nedeljkovic, M. & Kyrios, M. (2010). Anxiety Disorders. Check (Independent Learning Program for General Practitioners; April, 2010). Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Proudfoot, J., Klein, B., Andersson, G., Carlbring, P., Kyrios, M., Munro, C., Lauder, S., Palermo, T., Riper, H. & Blankers, M. (2010). Guided CBT Internet Interventions: Specific Issues in Supporting Clients with Depression, Anxiety and Co-morbid Conditions. Chapter 25 in Bennett-Levy, J., Richards, D., Farrand, P., Christensen, H., Griffiths, K., Kavanagh, D., Klein, B., Lau, M., Proudfoot, J., Ritterband, L., White, J. & Williams, C. (Editors) Oxford Guide to Low Intensity Interventions. Oxford University Press. Tan, S., Moulding, R., Nedeljkovic, M. & Kyrios, M. (2010). Metacognitive, cognitive and developmental predictors of Generalised Anxiety Disorder symptoms. Clinical Psychologist, 14, 84-89. Kyrios, M. (2009). An examination of psychosocial factors associated with compulsive buying. McWelling Todman (Ed.) Self-Regulation and Social Competence: Psychological Studies in Identity, Achievement and Work-Family Dynamics. Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research, pp. 47 – 64. Kyrios, M. (2009) Cognitive-behaviour therapy in medical illness. Chapter in G. Simos (Ed.) Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy: A Guide for the practicing clinician, Volume II. London, UK: Routledge. pp. 127-143 Kyrios, M., Moore, S., Hackworth, N., Buzwell, S., Crafti, N., Critchley, C. & Hardie. E. (2009). The influence of depression and anxiety in outcomes following intervention for pre-diabetes. Medical Journal of Australia, 190, S81-S85. Moulding, R., Doron, G., Kyrios, M., & Nedeljkovic, M. (2009). Mediated and direct effects of general control beliefs on obsessive compulsive symptoms. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 41, 84-92 Nedeljkovic, M., Kyrios, M., Moulding, R., Doron, G., Wainwright, K., Pantelis, C., Purcell, R., & Maruff P. (2009). Differences in neuropsychological performance between subtypes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A pilot study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 216 – 226 Nedeljkovic, M., Moulding, R., Kyrios, M., & Doron, G. (2009). The relationship of cognitive confidence to OCD symptoms. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 463-468. Zandt, F., Prior, M. & Kyrios, M. (2009). Similarities and differences between children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and those with obsessive compulsive disorder: Executive functioning and repetitive behaviour. Autism, 13, 43-57. Doron, G., Moulding, R., Kyrios, M. & Nedeljkovic, M. (2008). Sensitivity of self beliefs in Ozandtive Compulsive Disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 25, 874-84. Gunn, J., Gilchrist, G., Chondros, P., Ramp, M., Hegarty, K., Blashki, G., Pond, D., Kyrios, M. & Herrman, H. (2008) Who is identified when screening for depression in general practice? Findings from the Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depressive Symptoms Longitudinal (diamond) Study. Medical Journal of Australia (MJA), 188, S119-S125 Moulding, R., Kyrios, M., Doron, G. & Nedeljkovic, M. (2008). Desire for Control, Sense of Control and Obsessive-Compulsive Checking: An Extension to Clinical Samples. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 1472-9. Bhar, S. & Kyrios, M. (2007) An investigation of self-ambivalence in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 45, 1845-1857. Castle, D., Hood, S. & Kyrios, M. (Eds.; 2007). Anxiety Disorders: Current Controversies, Future Directions. Australian Postgraduate Medicine: Melbourne, Australia. Doron, G., Kyrios, M. & Moulding, R. (2007) Sensitive Domains of Self-Concept in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Further Evidence for a Multidimensional Model of Cognitive Vulnerability in OCD. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 21, 433 – 444. Doron, G., Kyrios, M., Moulding, R., Nedeljkovic, M. & Bhar, S. (2007). “We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are”: A multidimensional world-view model of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 21, 221 – 235. Frost, R.O., Kyrios, M., McCarthy, K.D., Mathews, Y. (2007). Self-Ambivalence and Attachment to Possessions. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 21, 236 – 246. Hackworth, N., Moore, S., Hardie, E., Critchley, C., Buzwell, S., Crafti, N. & Kyrios, M. (2007). A risk factor profile for pre-diabetes: Biochemical, behavioural, psychosocial and cultural factors. e-Journal of Applied Psychology, 3 (2), 14-26. Kyrios, M. (2007) Anxiety in disorders of compulsive acquisition (hoarding and shopping). In D. Castle, S. Hood & M. Kyrios (Eds.) Anxiety Disorders: Current Controversies, Future Directions. Australian Postgraduate Medicine: Melbourne, Australia. pp. 65 – 74. Kyrios, M. & Hegarty, K. (2007). Self-monitoring and Psychometric Tools. In Blashki, G., Judd, F., & Piterman, L. (Eds.) Common Problems in General Practice Psychiatry. North Ryde, NSW: McGraw-Hill, pp. 356 – 372. Kyrios, M., Nedeljkovic, M., Moulding, R. & Doron, G. (2007). Problems of employees with personality problems. In J. Langan-Fox, G. Cooper, & R. Klimoski, (Eds.). Research Companion to the Dysfunctional Workplace: Management Challenges and Symptoms. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 40 – 57. Lam J. & Kyrios, M. (2007) Conceptualization and Psychological Factors of Problem Gambling. In Shek, D., Yiu, T. I., & Chan, E. (Eds.) Proceedings of Inaugural Asian Pacific Problem Gambling Conference 2005: Advances in Problem Gambling: Theory, Service and Research in the Asia-Pacific Region. Hong Kong: Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, pp. 244 - 273. Moulding, R., & Kyrios, M. (2007). Desire for control, sense of control and Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 31, 759 –772 Moulding, R., Kyrios, M. & Doron, G. (2007). Obsessive-compulsive behaviours in specific situations: The relative influence of appraisals of control, responsibility and threat. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 45, 1693 – 1702. Moulding, R., Kyrios, M., Doron, G. & Nedeljkovic, M. (2007). Autogenous and reactive obsessions: Further evidence for a two-factor model of obsessions. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 21, 677 – 690. Nedeljkovic, M. & Kyrios, M. (2007) Metamemory beliefs in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Behaviour Research & Therapy , 45, 2899 - 2914 Yücel, M., Harrison, B.J., Wood, S.J., Fornito, A., Wellard, R.M., Pujol, J., Clarke, K., Phillips, M.L., Kyrios, M., Velakoulis, D. & Pantelis, C. (2007) Functional and biochemical alterations of the medial frontal cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64, 946 – 955. Zandt, F., Prior, M. & Kyrios, M. (2007). Repetitive Behaviour and Executive Functioning in Children with High Functioning Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, 37, 251-259. Castle, D.J., Rossell, S. & Kyrios, M. (2006). Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 29, 521 – 538. Harrison, B.J., Yucel, M., Shaw, M., Kyrios, M., Maruff, P., Brewer, W.J., Purcell, R., Velakoulis, D., Strother, S., Scott, A.M., Nathan, P. & Pantelis, C. (2006) Evaluating brain activity in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Preliminary insights from a multivariate analysis. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 147, 227-231. Kyrios, M., Nankervis, A., Reddy, P. & Sorbello, L.M. (2006) The Relationship of Depression to Treatment Adherence, Quality of Life and Health Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. E-Journal of Applied Psychology (http://ojs.lib.swin.edu.au/index.php/ejap), 2, 3 – 14. Moulding, R. & Kyrios, M. (2006). Anxiety Disorders and Control Related Beliefs: The Exemplar of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 573-583. Taylor, S., Abramowitz, J.S., McKay, D., Calamari, J.E., Sookman, D., Kyrios, M., Wilhelm, S., Carmin, C. (2006). Do dysfunctional beliefs play a role in all types of obsessive-compulsive disorder? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 20, 85 – 97. Bhar, S. & Kyrios, M. (2005). Obsessions and compulsions are associated with different cognitive and mood factors. Behaviour Change, 22, 81 – 96. Doron, G. & Kyrios, M. (2005). Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A review of possible specific internal representations within a broader cognitive theory. Clinical Psychology Review, 25, 415 – 432. Haslam, N., Williams, B., Kyrios, M., McKay, D., & Taylor, S. (2005). Subtyping Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A taxometric analysis. Behavior Therapy, 36, 381 – 391. Hodgins, G., Judd, F., Kyrios, M., Murray, G., Cope, A. & Sasse, C. (2005) A Model of Supervision in Mental Health for General Practitioners. Australasian Psychiatry, 13, 185 - 189. Obsessive-Compulsive Cognitions Working Group (2005) Psychometric Validation of the Obsessive Belief Questionnaire and Interpretation of Intrusions Inventory: Part 2, Factor Analyses and Testing of a Brief Version. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 43, 1527 – 1542. Riffkin, J., Yücel, M., Maruff, P., Wood, S., Soulsby, B., Olver, J., Kyrios, M., Velakoulis, D. & Pantelis, C. (2005). Structural white-matter anomalies in obsessive-compulsive disorder: An automated and manual tracing comparison with schizophrenia patients and healthy controls. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 138, 99-113. Kyrios, M., McQueen, P. & Moulding, R. (2013). Experimental analysis of the relationship between depressed mood and Compulsive Buying. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 194-200.
Professional Association Memberships
Australian Psychological Society Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Awards and Grants
Mental Illness Research Fund, Department of Human Services, Victorian Government (2013-2016). M. Kyrios, J. Farhall, S. Rossell, N. Thomas, D. Castle, L. Sterling, G. Murray, E. Fossey, C. Mihalopoulos, J. Anderson, S. Farnan, J. Kulakarni, L. Brophy, L. Collister, D. Meyer; Use of online technology to promote self-management and recovery in people with psychosis; $1,966,610 Commonwealth Department of Health & Ageing - Telephone Counselling, Self Help and Web-based Support Programs (2012-2015). “National e-Therapy Centre: Anxiety Online”; D. Austin & M. Kyrios; $2,520,000. Education Infrastructure Fund (2011). Consortium led by the University of Queensland; Funding to purchase Magnetoencephalogram (MEG) for Swinburne University, submission on behalf of Swinburne by D. Crewther & M. Kyrios; $1,550,000. Victorian State Government of Victoria Science Agenda Program (2011 - 2012). Victorian Biomedical Imaging Capability consortium, submission on behalf of Swinburne by M. Kyrios & D. Crewther; $940,000. Beyond Blue, Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders (2011-2014). Evaluation of a tailored online same-sex attracted youth (SSAY) focused trans-diagnostic mental health and wellbeing program; Klein, B., McClaren, S., Austin, D., Abbott, J., Malloy, Meyer, D., DeMarco & Kyrios, M.; $124,857. National Health & Medical Research Council Grant 1002908 (2011 – 2015). Gunn, J., Herrman, H., Chondros, P., Hegarty, K., Dowrick, C., Palmer, V. & Kyrios, M. Project Grant. The diamond cohort study - better management of those at risk of persistent and disabling depression. (2011 – 2015: $1,478,404.80). National Health & Medical Research Council Grant 620506 (2010 – 2012). Kyrios, M., Nedeljkovic, M., Mouding, M., Klein, B., Austin, D. Project Grant. Evaluation of an internet-based cognitive-behavioural treatment program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. (2010: $149,750; 2011: $119,750; 2012: $49,750). Beyond Blue, Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders (2010 – 2012). The efficacy of the Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained online adolescent and parent mental health program for the prevention of depression, anxiety and other adverse mental health problems in rural adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. Hackworth, N., Klein, B., Mathews, J., Burke, K., Kyrios, M., Cameron, F., Northam, E., Ciechomski, L. 2010-12: $150,000. Australian Research Council Linkage Grant (LP0990162) (2009-2011). CIs: Staiger, P. Kyrios, M., Kambouropoulos, N., Gruenert, S.M., Long, C.M. Improving the retention rate for residential treatment of substance abuse by sequential intervention for social anxiety. (2009: $34,369; 2010: $69,274; 2011: $34,905). Gambling Research Australia (2009). CIs: Moore, S., Kyrios, M., Staiger, P., Graffam, J., & Thomas, A.C. International student gambling: The role of acculturation, gambling cognitions and social circumstances. ($250,000). National Health & Medical Research Council Grant 566511 (2009 – 2011). CIs: Gunn, J., Herrman, H., Chondros, P., Kokanovic, R., Kyrios, M., Hegarty, K., Gilchrist, G. The diamond cohort study - long term outcomes of depressive symptoms in primary care. ($554,600). Commonwealth Department of Health & Ageing (2008-2010). “Anxiety Online”: Making available to all Australians the world’s most effective internet-based clinical treatment programs for the anxiety disorders. (eTherapy Unit Co-Directors: Klein, B., Austin, D.; Chair, Executive Committee: Kyrios, M.], PsyCHE Research Centre, Swinburne University). ($1,660,000). Telematics Trust (2007). Development and initial evaluation of an internet-based psychoeducation and treatment program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): e-STOP. Kyrios, M., Williams, B. & Jones, B. ($28,687). National Health & Medical Research Council Grant 454463 (2007 – 2009). The diamond cohort study - examining depressive symptoms in primary care. Gunn, J., Herrman, H., Gilchrist, G., Hegarty, K., Kyrios, K. & Pond, D. ($549,500). Department Of Justice, Office of Gaming And Racing Grants (2007 – 2009). Problem gambling vulnerability: The interaction between access, individual cognitions and group beliefs/preferences. Moore, S., Kyrios, M., Bates, G., Meredyth, D. ($167,720). Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (2005 – 2007). REORDER: Reorganising care for depression and related disorders in the Australian primary care setting. Gunn, J., Griffiths, F., Pierce, D., Blashki, G., Hegarty, K., Pond, D., Dowrick, C., Kyrios, M., Gilchrist, G., Hurworth, R., Mihalopoulos, K., Chondros, P. (2005: $256,585; 2006: $241,067; 2007: $269,353) Department of Human Services, Victoria (2005-2007). Evaluation of pre-diabetes intervention: Go for your life program. S. Moore, M. Kyrios, E. Hardie, S. Buzwell, N. Crafti, C. Critchley, & N. Kambouropoulos. (2005, $64,000; 2006, $198,000; 2007, $139,000). Beyond Blue, Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders Grant (2004/2005). The integration of cognitive behavioural treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder into the primary care context: an evaluation of 3 models. Awarded to M. Kyrios, J. Gunn, S. Bhar, K. I’Anson ($50,000). National Health & Medical Research Council Grant 299869 (2004 – 2006). Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (DIAMOND) – a longitudinal study. Grant awarded to J. Gunn, H. Herrman, K. Hegarty, G. Blashki, D. Pond, M. Kyrios ($350,000). Beyond Blue, Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders Consortium Grant (2003/2004). Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in Primary Care (DIAMOND) – a longitudinal study. Awarded to the DIAMOND Consortium ($450,000). Beyond Blue, Victorian Centre of Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders Grant (2003/2004). Models of collaboration between general medical practitioners and psychologists in the delivery of cognitive behavioural treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Awarded to M. Kyrios, J. Gunn, S. Bhar, K. I’Anson. ($50,000). National Health & Medical Research Council Grant 236175 (2003 - 2005). Relationship between anterior cingulate morphology, neuronal integrity and function in schizophrenia and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Grant awarded to M. Yucel, S. Wood, C. Pantelis, M. Kyrios, M. Wellard, and M. Phillips. ($340,000).