Professor Andrew Chanen
Professor Andrew Chanen picture
Chief of Clinical Practice

MBBS (Hons), B.Med.Sci (Hons), MPM, PhD, FRANZCP
Professor Andrew Chanen is Chief of Clinical Practice.

Andrew’s research, clinical and training interests lie in prevention and early intervention for severe mental disorders, principally personality disorders, along with mood and psychotic disorders.

He developed and directs the award-winning Helping Young People Early program, a clinical, research and training program run out of Orygen that is focused on understanding, preventing and treating severe personality disorder in young people.

Andrew has been the President of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders since 2011 and an Executive Board Member since 2003. He serves on the editorial boards of Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Psychopathology, Personality and Mental Health and is a reviewer for local and international scientific journals.

Andrew’s research includes the published first randomised controlled trial of early intervention for borderline personality disorder in young people.

Read more about Andrew's work in his Find an Expert profile on the University of Melbourne's website.

Research Interests

Personality disorder, mood disorders, psychotic disorders.