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Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology


The Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology (CDPP) was established in December, 1989.

The CDPP has a mandate to provide research and teaching in the field of developmental psychiatry and psychology with a particular focus on child, adolescent and family mental health. It works in close affiliation with the clinical services provided by the Monash Medical Centre Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

Special areas of interest include

  • mental health in children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities

  • autism and other pervasive developmental disorders

  • neuropsychology

  • school refusal and truancy

  • trauma, anxiety and depression

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