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Associate Professor Kimberlie Dean

Sch of Psychiatry Operating
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k.dean@unsw.edu.au

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A/Prof Kimberlie Dean was appointed to the inaugural Chair in Forensic Mental Health at UNSW in 2011, a joint appointment with the Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network (JH&FMHN).  She also holds a Clinical Academic appointment as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist with JH&FMHN and is Academic Program Director for the Masters Forensic Mental Health (co-director) and MPhil Forensic Mental Health offered by the School of Psychiatry at UNSW.  She trained at the Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital in London, completing clinical training in Forensic Psychiatry and a PhD in Epidemiological Psychiatry.  Her research interests include understanding links between mental illness and offending behaviour including violence and testing interventions in mentally disorder offender samples.  She is currently involved in a range of research projects involving survey methodology, data linkage and intervention evaluation.

 

Keywords: 
forensic psychiatry
psychiatry
violence
epidemiology
forensic mental health
mental health
schizophrenia
Research
Field of Research (FOR) Tag: 
Psychiatry
Mental Health
Epidemiology
Socio-economic Objective (SEO) tags: 
Mental Health
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Teaching & Supervision
Supervision keywords: 
psychotic disorders
risk behaviour
mental health
personality disorders
psychiatric disorders
psychiatry
prisoners
offender health
Media & Expertise
Areas of expertise: 

Forensic mental health research, mentally disordered offenders, forensic psychiatry, schizophrenia epidemiology, victimisation and mental disorder.