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    Professor Andrew Chanen

    Director of Clinical Services, Orygen Youth Health

    MBBS (Hons), B.Med.Sci (Hons), MPM, PhD, FRANZCP
    Professor Andrew Chanen is Director of Clinical Services at Orygen Youth Health.

    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.

    Research Interests

    Personality disorder, mood disorders, psychotic disorders.