Aimee Maxwell

Aimee Maxwell
Griffith University · School of Applied Psychology

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

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Introduction
Aimee Maxwell completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2021 at Griffith University. Aimee's thesis examined food addiction in adults and chilldren, Particularly, facets of impulsivity (e.g., reward sensitivity, rash-impulsivity/ disinhibition) that are associated with compulsive eating behaviours. She also works as a Psychologist in the eating disorders field, both in a hospital and in private practice, and is experienced in working with individuals across the spectrum of eating disorders.
Additional affiliations
January 2021 - present
InMind 4 Health
Position
  • Medical Professional
June 2019 - present
Robina Private Hospital
Position
  • Medical Professional
February 2016 - June 2019
Griffith University
Position
  • Academic Tutor
Education
February 2016 - April 2021
Griffith University
Field of study
  • Clinical Psychology
February 2011 - October 2015
Griffith University
Field of study
  • Psychology

Publications

Publications (3)
Article
Objective: The aim of the current research was to identify the extent to which reward sensitivity and impulsivity were related to food addiction. Method: Forty-five studies, published from 2009 to June 2019, investigating reward sensitivity and/or impulsivity with food addiction as measured by the Yale Food Addiction Scale were reviewed. Result...
Article
Previous research has suggested that the expectancy "eating is rewarding" is one pathway driving the relationship between trait reward sensitivity and externally-driven eating. The aim of the current study was to extend previous research by examining the conditions under which the indirect effect of reward sensitivity and external eating via this e...
Article
Previous research has suggested that the expectancy “eating is rewarding” is one pathway driving the relationship between trait reward sensitivity and externally-driven eating. The aim of the current study was to extend previous research by examining the conditions under which the indirect effect of reward sensitivity and external eating via this e...

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