Book chapters

 

Weinberg, M. K., & Cummins, R. A. (2015). ‘The distribution of Quality of Life in Australia.’ In: W. Glatzer, Global Handbook of Wellbeing and Quality of Life. Dordrecht: Springer.

 

Cummins, R. A. & Weinberg, M. K. (2015) ‘Subjective Wellbeing – multi-item measurement: A review’. In: W. Glatzer. Global Handbook of Wellbeing and Quality of Life. Dordrecht: Springer.

Published journal articles

 

Weinberg, M.K., Seton, C., & Cameron, N. (2016, online first). The measurement of subjective wellbeing: Item-order effects in the Personal Wellbeing Index. Journal of Happiness Studies.

Tomyn, A.J. & Weinberg, M.K. (2016, online first). Resilience and subjective wellbeing: A psychometric evaluation in young Australian adults. Australian Psychologist.

Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Hartley-Clark, L., Cummins, R.A., Tomyn, A.J., Weinberg, M.K., Richardson, B. (2016, online first). Using Dynamic Factor Analysis to Provide Insights Into Data Reliability in Experience Sampling Studies. Psychological Assessment, http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy-f.deakin.edu.au/10.1037/pas0000411

Weinberg, M.K. & Joseph, D. (2016, online first). If you’re happy and you know it: Music engagement and subjective wellbeing. Psychology of Music, doi:10.1177/0305735616659552.

Burns, J.M., Birrell, E., Bismark, M., Pirkis, J., Davenport, T.A., Hickie, I.B., Weinberg, M.K., & Ellis, L.A. (2016, online first). The role of technology in Australian youth mental health reform. Australian Health Review, doi: 10.1071/AH15115. 

Anglim, J., Weinberg, M.K., & Cummins, R.A. (2015). Bayesian hierarchical modelling of the temporal dynamics of subjective wellbeing: A 10 year longitudinal analysis. Journal of Research in Personality, 59, 1-14, doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2015.08.003 

 

Weinberg, M.K., Heath, N., & Tomyn, A.J. (2015). Rebound or resignation: Developing a predictive model of return to subjective wellbeing set-point. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16 (4). doi: 10.1007/s10902-015-9659-z


Weinberg, M.K., Bennett, P.N., & Cummins, R.A. (2015, online first). Validation of the Personal Wellbeing Index for people with end stage kidney disease. Applied Research in Quality of Life. doi: 10.1007/s11482-015-9431-x


Weinberg, M.K., Noble, J., & Hammond, T. (2015, online first). Sleep well, feel well: An investigation into the protective value of sleep quality on subjective wellbeing. Australian Journal of Psychology. doi: 10.1111/ajpy/12098

 

Bennett, P.N., Parsons, T., Ben-Moshe, R., Neal, M., Weinberg, M.K., Gilbert, K., Ockerby, C., Rawson, H., Herbu, C., & Hutchinson, A. (2015). Intradialytic laughter yoga therapy for haemodialysis patients: A pre-post intervention feasibility study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15 (1), 176-182. doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0705-5


Bennett, P.N., Weinberg, M.K., Bridgman, T., & Cummins, R.A. (2015). The happiness and subjective wellbeing of people on haemodialysis. Journal of Renal Care, 41 (3), 156-161. doi: 10.1111/jorc.12116


Tomyn, A.J., Weinberg, M.K., & Cummins, R.A. (2014). Intervention efficacy among ‘at-risk’ adolescents. A test of subjective wellbeing homeostasis theory. Social Indicators Research, 120 (3), 883-895. doi: 10.1007/s11205-014-0619-5.


Weinberg, M.K., & Tunbridge, L. (2014). Nightmares and homeostasis: When bad dreams fail to protect HPMood from anxiety. International Journal of Dream Research, 7, 14-22.

 

Bennett, P.N., Parsons, T., Ben-Moshe, R., Weinberg, M., Neal, M., Gilbert, K., Rawson, H., Ockerby, C., Finlay, P., & Hutchinson, A. (2014). Laughter and humor therapy in dialysis. Seminars in Dialysis, 27 (5), 488-493. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12194


Hammond, T., Weinberg, M.K., & Cummins, R.A. (2014). The dyadic interaction of relationships and disability type on informal carer subjective well-being. Quality of Life Research, 23 (5), 1535-1542. doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0577-4.
 

Weinberg, M.K., & Cummins, R.A. (2013). Intergenerational effects of the Holocaust: Subjective wellbeing in the offspring of survivors. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 11, 148-161.


Weinberg, M.K., Hammond, T., & Cummins, R.A. (2013). The impact of laughter yoga on subjective wellbeing: A pilot study. European Journal of Humour Research, 1 (4), 25-34.

   

 

Wellbeing reports

*copies of all reports are available via www.acqol.com.au

 

Weinberg, M.K. (2015). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 31.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – the happiest days of life and music”. Deakin University, Australia.

 

Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Collard, J., Hartley-Clark, L., Perera, C., & Horfiniak, K. (2013). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 30.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – social media, personal achievement, and work”. Deakin University, Australia.

 

Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Collard, J., Hartley-Clark, L., Perera, C., & Horfiniak, K. (2013). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 29.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – two extra hours, mothers and mothers-in-law”. Deakin University, Australia.

 

Weinberg, M.K., & Cummins, R.A. (2012). The Wellbeing of Australians – Bushfires and Floods: Following up the effect of fires in Victoria and floods in Queensland. Deakin University, Australia.

 

Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Collard, J., Hartley-Clark, L., Perera, C., & Horfiniak, K. (2012). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 28.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – the impact of marriage”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Collard, J., Hartley-Clark, L., Perera, C., & Horfiniak, K. (2012). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 27.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – quantity and quality of sleep”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A. Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Perera, C., Gibson-Prosser, A., Collard, J., & Horfiniak, K. (2010). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 24.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – trust, life better/worse and climate change”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A. Gibson-Prosser, A., Weinberg, M., Perera, C., & Woerner, J. (2010). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 23.1: “Marginal and safe seat electorates”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A. Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Perera, C., Gibson, A., Collard, J., & Horfiniak, K. (2010). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 23.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – life better/worse, children and neighbourhood”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A., Collard, J., Woerner, J., Weinberg, M., Lorbergs, M., & Perera, C. (2009). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 22.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – who makes the decisions, health/wealth control, financial advice and handedness”. Deakin University, Australia.

 

Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Gibson, A., Weinberg, M., Collard, J., & Chester, M. (2009). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 21.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – gambling, chocolate and swine flu”. Deakin University, Australia.

 

Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Gibson, A., Lai, L., Weinberg, M., & Collard, J. (2008). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 20.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – money, debt and loneliness”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A., Hamilton, L., Lai, L., Woerner, J., & Weinberg, M. (2008). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 19.1: “The wellbeing of Australians – differences between statistical sub-divisions, towns and cities”. Deakin University, Australia.


Cummins, R.A., Woerner, J., Gibson, A., Lai, L., Weinberg, M., & Collard, J. (2008). Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Report 19.0: “The wellbeing of Australians – links with exercise, nicotine, and alcohol”. Deakin University, Australia.

Dr Melissa K Weinberg

PhD (Psychology, MAppPsych (Sport & Exercise), BAppSci (Psychology) (Honours) 

Phone: 0402039491

Email: drmelweinberg@gmail.com

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