Journal article

Early intervention for adolescents with borderline personality disorder: quasi-experimental comparison with treatment as usual

Andrew M Chanen, Henry J Jackson, Louise K McCutcheon, Martina Jovev, Paul Dudgeon, Hok Pan Yuen, Dominic Germano, Helen Nistico, Emma McDougall, Caroline Weinstein, Verity Clarkson, Patrick D McGorry

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2009


Awarded by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Melbourne, Australia

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Canberra, Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by grants 98-0198 from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Melbourne, Australia and grant 990748 from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Canberra, Australia. ORYGEN Research Centre is supported by the Colonial Foundation, Melbourne, Australia. The authors thank all participants in this study and the staff of ORYGEN Youth Health. Particular thanks go to Dr Anthony Ryle, Dr Ian Kerr, Ms Eva Burns-Lundgren, Dr Dawn Bennett, Dr Jackie Withers and the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (UK) for training and supervision in CAT. Thanks also go to Assoc. Professor John Gleeson for supervision of Standardized Good Clinical Care, Dr Andrew Court for independent psychiatric assessments, Dr Carol Hulbert, Ms Helen Mildred and Dr Denise Charman for advice on the implementation of the study and to Professor Anthony Jorm and Dr Sarah Hetrick for comments on an earlier version of this manuscript. The funding organizations played no part in the design and conduct of the study or the collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data or in the preparation, review or approval of the manuscript.