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DR Primrose Letcher


  • Adolescent mental health & well being



  • Primrose is a clinical psychologist with a long history of research with the Australian Temperament Project (ATP), a 30-year longitudinal study of the psychosocial development of a large and representative sample of Australian children. Her main research interests include individual, family and social processes in child and adolescent development, developmental psychopathology of emotional problems, intergenerational processes and positive development across the lifespan. Primrose is currently Project Manager for the ATP Generation 3 Study, which is following the health and development of children born to ATP study members. She is a member of Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth and a collaborator with the Cannabis Cohorts Research Consortium.   


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Education and training

  • M.Psych, University of Melbourne 2005
  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2005
  • BA(hons), University of Melbourne 1996