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A/PROF Jane Edwards



Member of

  • Psychologists registration board of victoria. Barrister & Solicitor 1985 -


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Grants

    1. Ian Potter Foundation, 1992: Emotion recognition in recent-onset schizophrenia (with A/Prof. H. J. Jackson, Prof. R. J., Wales and A/Prof. P. Pattison), $ 10,000 conditionally matched with $10,000 by University of Melbourne to total $20,000.

    2. Commonwealth Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Service, 1995: General practice evaluation program seeding grant. "The role of the GP in the diagnosis and management of psychotic disorders" (with P. D. McGorry, S. Carbone), $ 8,000.

    3. VicHealth, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Research Program Grants Scheme, 1996-1998: Preventative Strategies in Early Psychosis (with P.D. McGorry, H.J. Jackson, G. Paton, A. Yung) $738,806

    4. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd, 1997 - 2000: Recovery-Plus study, $100,000.

    5. Department of Human Services Turning the Tide Tender No. T752, 1998-2001. Cannabis and first-episode psychosis: Randomised controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioural intervention - The CAP Project (with P.D. McGorry) $277,580 + $50,000.

    6. VicHealth, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Research Program and Project Grant, 1999-2001, Preventive strategies in youth mental health (with P.D. McGorry, A. Chanen, H.J. Jackson) $450,146.

    7. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (with H.J. Jackson, P.D. McGorry). 2001 competing standard project grant 145760: A comparison of an integrated psychological intervention with ‘befriending’ in first-presentation psychosis. $355,000

    8. Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (J. Edwards, J. Cocks, C. Bennett, P. Burnett, D. Maude, S. Pica, R. Bell, S. Harrigan, D. Dick, N. James). 1997 Early Treatment of Persisting Positive Symptoms in First-Episode Psychosis: Recovery Plus. $45,000

    9. Department of Human Services, Victoria, (with P.D. McGorry) 1997-



Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 1998
  • MA(ClinPsych), Institution not known 1986
  • BA(Hons), Institution not known 1983

Awards and honors

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society, 2004
  • Young Investigator Award, International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, 2003
  • Best poster for Emotion recognition in first-episode schizophrenia: Facial expression, affective prosody and emotion names, International Schizophrenia Symposium, 1997
  • University of Melbourne Post-graduate Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 1984