Publications, Awards, and Media

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

Peer-reviewed academic journal articles

 

Blake, M. J. & Allen, N. B. (2020). Prevention of internalizing disorders and suicide via adolescent sleep interventions. Current Opinion in Psychology, 34, 37–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2019.08.027

Blake, M.J., Latham, M., Blake, L., & Allen, N.B. (2019). Adolescent-sleep-intervention research: Current state and future directions. Current Directions in Psychological Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721419850169 

Landau, E.R., Trinder, J., Simmons, J.G., Raniti, M., Blake, M., Waloszek, J.M., Blake, L., Schwartz, O., Murray, G., Allen, N.B., & Byrne, M.B. (2018). Salivary C-reactive protein among at-risk adolescents: A methods investigation of out of immunoassay data. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 99, 104-111. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.08.035

 

Blake, M.J., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2018). Mechanisms underlying the association between insomnia, anxiety, and depression in adolescence: Implications for behavioral sleep interventions. Clinical Psychology Review, 63, 25–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2018.05.006

 

Blake, M. J., Blake, L. M., Schwartz, O., Raniti, M., Waloszek, J. M., Murray, G., Simmons, J. G., Landau, E., Dahl, R. E., McMakin, D. L., Dudgeon, P., Trinder, J. & Allen, N. B. (2018). Who benefits from adolescent sleep interventions? Moderators of treatment efficacy in a randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based group sleep intervention for at-risk adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59(6), 637–649. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12842.

 

Blake, M.J., Snoep, L., Raniti, M., Schwartz, O., Waloszek, J., Simmons, J.G., Murray, G.W., Blake, L., Landau, E., Dahl, R., Bootzin., R., McMakin, D., Dudgeon, P., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2017). A cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based group sleep intervention improves behavior problems in at-risk adolescents by improving perceived sleep quality. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 99, 147–156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2017.10.006.

 

Blake, M., Sheeber, L. B., Youssef, G., Raniti, M., & Allen, N. B. (2017). Systematic review and meta-analysis of adolescent cognitive-behavioral sleep interventions. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 20, 227–249. doi: 10.1007/s10567-017-0234-5.

 

Blake, M. J., Schwartz, O., Waloszek, J. M., Raniti, M. B., Simmons, J. G., Murray, G., Blake, L. J., Dahl, R. E., Bootzin, R., McMakin, D., Dudgeon, P., Trinder, J. A., & Allen, N. B. (2017). The SENSE Study: Treatment mechanisms of a cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based group sleep improvement intervention for at-risk adolescents. Sleep, 40, 1–12. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx061. (Editor’s choice article)

 

Blake, M.J., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Raniti, M., Simmons, J., Blake, L.M., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., Murray, G., Dudgeon, P., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2016). The SENSE Study: Post-intervention effects of a randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based group sleep improvement intervention among at-risk adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84(12), 1039–1051. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000142.

 

Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Simmons, J., Blake, M.J., Blake, L.M., Murray, G., Raniti, M., Dahl, R., O’Brien Simpson, N., Dudgeon, P., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2015). The SENSE Study (Sleep and Education: learning New Skills Early): A community cognitive-behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based sleep intervention to prevent depression and improve cardiac health in adolescence. BMC Psychology, 3 (39). doi:10.1186/s40359-015-0096-x.

 

Manuscripts submitted for publication

Schmidt, A.,* Blake, M.J.,* Latham, M., Allen, N. B. Effects of automated diurnal variation in electronic screen temperature on sleep quality: A randomized controlled trial. * Co-first authors

Landau, E., Raniti, M., Blake, M., Waloszek, J., Blake, L., Simmons, J., Schwartz, O., Murray, G., Trinder, T., Allen, N., Byrne, M. The morning cortisol to CRP ratio prospectively predicts first-onset depression in at risk adolescents.

 

Manuscripts in preparation

 

Blake, M.J.,* Youssef, G.,* Graeme, L., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Simmons, J., Blake, L., Raniti, M., Murray, G., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. A network analysis of sleep problems and internalizing symptoms in a community sample of adolescents. * Co-first authors

 

TREATMENT MANUALS

 

Schwartz, O., Blake, M.J., Raniti, M., Waloszek, J.M., Murray, G., Dahl, R., Bootzin, R., McMakin, D., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2018). Sleep SENSE Workbook. https://psychologicalsciences.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/2780585/Workbook-for-publication-2018-for-upload.pdf

 

Schwartz, O., Blake, M.J., Raniti, M., Waloszek, J.M., Murray, G., Dahl, R., Bootzin, R., McMakin, D., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2018). Sleep SENSE Facilitator’s Manual.  https://psychologicalsciences.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/2780587/Facilitators-manual-for-publication-2018-for-upload.pdf

 

 

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

Landau, E., Blake, M.J., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Raniti, M., Simmons, J., Blake, L.M., Dudgeon, P., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., Murray, G., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2017). Adolescent sleep disturbance among a community-based screen: prevalence and co-morbidity rates from the SENSE study. Poster presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Sleep Conference. Boston, U.S.A.

 

Landau, E., Raniti, M., Blake, M.J., Schwartz, O., Simmons, J., Waloszek, J.M., Blake, Murray, G., L.M., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., O’Brien Simpson, N., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2017). The longitudinal neuroendocrine, immune, and cardiovascular impact of a mindfulness-based sleep intervention for at-risk adolescents. Poster presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Sleep Conference. Boston, U.S.A.

 

Latham, M., Blake, M.J., Schwartz, O., Waloszek., J.M., Raniti, M., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2017). Optimal sleep and adolescent mental health. Invited speaker at Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Austin, Texas.

 

Raniti, M., Snoep, L., Blake, M.J., Schwartz, O., Simmons, J., Waloszek, J.M., Landau, E., Blake, L.M., Murray, G., Dahl, R., Dudgeon, P., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2016). The effects of a randomised-controlled group sleep improvement intervention on sleep and behavioural problems in adolescents. Oral presentation at the Australian Sleep Association Annual Conference. Adelaide, Australia.

 

Raniti, M., Blake, M.J., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Simmons, J., Blake, L.M., Dudgeon, P., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., Murray, G., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2016). A randomized controlled trial of a group sleep intervention among at-risk adolescents. Poster presentation at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, U.S.A.

 

Blake, M.J., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Raniti, M., Simmons, J., Blake, L.M., Dudgeon, P., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., Murray, G., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2016). The SENSE study (Sleep and Education: learning New Skills Early): a randomised controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based group sleep intervention among at-risk Adolescents. Oral presentation at the Australian Sleep Association Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

 

Blake, M.J., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Raniti, M., Simmons, J., Blake, L.M., Dudgeon, P., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., Murray, G., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2015). A randomized controlled trial of a group sleep intervention among at-risk adolescents. Poster presentation at the International Society for Research into Child and Adolescent Psychopathology Conference. Portland, U.S.A.

 

Blake, M.J., Waloszek, J.M., Schwartz, O., Raniti, M., Simmons, J., Blake, L.M., Dudgeon, P., Bootzin, R., Dahl, R., Murray, G., Trinder, J., & Allen, N.B. (2015). The SENSE Study: A randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral/mindfulness-Based, multicomponent group sleep intervention among adolescents experiencing sleep and anxiety disturbance. Oral presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Sleep Conference. Seattle, U.S.A.

 

Blake, M., Jovev, M., Zugno, L., Hoey, K., Boldero, J., Hulbert, C., & Jackson, H. (2011). Blinded by the self. Narcissism and emotional sensitivity: Facial affect processing in the overt and covert subtypes. Poster presentation at Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference. Canberra, Australia. 

                                                                                                                                                     

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

 

“Adolescent sleep interventions”. Presentation to Sleep Program, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University. Melbourne, Australia (2019).

“Adolescent sleep interventions”. Professional development workshop for members of the Australian Psychological Society. Melbourne, Australia (2019).   

“Sleep and mental health”. Professional development workshop for members of the Australian Psychological Society. Melbourne, Australia (2017). 

                                                                                                                                  

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

Early Career Investigator Award (2017).

Behaviour Research and Therapy

  • Awarded by the editorial board of the academic journal Behaviour Research and Therapy for best manuscript submitted by an author within seven years of completing their PhD ('A cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based group sleep intervention improves behavior problems in at-risk adolescents by improving perceived sleep quality').

 

Australia Award - Endeavour Research Fellowship (2016).

Department of Education and Training, Australian Government

  • Merit-based fellowship awarded by the Australian Government to undertake short-term research (six months) towards an Australian PhD at an overseas research institution (Affective Development and Psychopathology Team at the Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, U.S.A.)

 

Research Higher Degree Career Development Support Scheme (2015).

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

  • To undertake overseas research experience (two months) in the U.S.A. Presented at two international research conferences (APPS 2015 & ISRCAP 2015) and visited the Affective Development and Psychopathology Team at the Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, U.S.A.

 

Australian Postgraduate Award (2012–2015).

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

  • Awarded to students of 'exceptional research potential' undertaking higher degree research in Australia

 

Australian Psychological Society Prize and Dwight Final Assessment Prize (2010).

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

  • For obtaining the highest aggregate mark in the Psychology Honours Program

 

Applied Psychology Exhibition Award (2009).

The University Of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

  • For best result in third-year subject, ‘Introduction to Psychological Disorders’

 

Deans Honours List (2009).

The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Arts

  • For achievement in third-year level Bachelor of Arts subjects

MEDIA

Myers, D. (2019). Teaching Sleep to the Sleep Deprived. Association for Psychological Science Observer Magazine, 32(9), 36–7.  https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/teaching-current-directions-in-psychological-science-60#sleep