Dr Anthony Dillon - Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor


Dr Anthony Dillon graduated with a PhD from University of Western Sydney in 2011. His teaching and research focus on alternative conceptualisations of mental health (particularly ADHD), statistics and psychometrics, applied psychology, and Indigenous health. His PhD centres on an investigation of the factors that predict parentsa?? acceptance or rejection of the ADHD diagnosis of their child.


Phone :4670 (North Sydney)
Email :Anthony.Dillon@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

mental health/illness, ADHD ; Aboriginal well-being ;

Methods Expertise

Quantitative ; qaulitative ; Mixed methods ;

Research Projects

Completed Projects

  • Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder: A critical analysis elucidating constructs that influence parental acceptance/rejection of diagnosis and response (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)
  • Measurement matters (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)

Selected Publications


Recognition May Mean Never Closing the Gap, in Recognise What?

Examining the genetic contribution to ADHD


No more victims, in In Black and White: Australians All at the Crossroads

A Just Republic, Not Just a Republic, in Project Republic