Journal article

Harmonised collection of data in youth mental health: Towards large datasets

Suzie Lavoie, Kelly Allott, Paul Amminger, Cali Bartholomeusz, Maximus Berger, Michael Breakspear, Anjali K Henders, Rico Lee, Ashleigh Lin, Patrick McGorry, Simon Rice, Lianne Schmaal, Stephen J Wood

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The current international trend is to create large datasets with existing data and/or deposit newly collected data into repositories accessible to the scientific community. These practices lead to more efficient data sharing, better detection of small effects, modelling of confounders, establishment of sample generalizability and identification of differences between any given disorders. In Australia, to facilitate such data-sharing and collaborative opportunities, the Neurobiology in Youth Mental Health Partnership was created. This initiative brings together specialised researchers from around Australia to work towards a better understanding of the cross-diagnostic neurobiology ..

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