Philip Hazell is Conjoint Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney. He is also Director of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for the Sydney Local Health District and Director of the Rivendell Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service.
Philip was awarded a PhD in 1997 for a thesis concerning automatic and effortful information processing in ADHD. His other research output spans youth suicide and deliberate self-harm, mood disorders, autism, children in out-of-home care, systematic review of treatment effectiveness, psychological sequelae of disaster, and the evaluation of medical education. In 2004, he was honoured by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research in Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). He is currently a co-investigator on funded longitudinal studies of children with ADHD and of determinants of health and wellbeing in adolescents in rural New South Wales. He is also a co-investigator on a funded clinical trial of fluoxetine for autism.
Philip is an Associate Investigator with the CRE. He brings to the group expertise in mental health in young people, with a particular emphasis on mood disorder and self-harming behaviour.
He will be involved primarily in Pathways & Costs.
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Honey A, Fraser V, Llewellyn G, Hazell P, Clark S. Parental influence on the mental health-related behaviour of young people with mental illness: Young people’s perceptions. Advances in Mental Health 2013;12: 57-68
Hawton K, Witt KG, Taylor Salisbury TL, Arensman E, Gunnell D, Townsend E, van Heeringen K, Hazell P, Interventions for self-harm in children and adolescents. Published online Dec 2015 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012013
Hazell P, Sprague T, Sharpe J. Psychiatric hospital treatment of children and adolescents in New South Wales, Australia: 12-year trends. British Journal of Psychiatry Open 2016;2:1-5