Susy Harrigan


Accepting PhD Students

1994 …2020

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 10 Apr 2018

Social Statistics, Master of Science, Swinburne University of Technology

Arts, BA, Swinburne University of Technology

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

2 May 2016 → …

Research area keywords

  • Randomised controlled trials
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Longitudinal designs and analyses

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Research Output

Can antipsychotic dose reduction lead to better functional recovery in first-episode psychosis? A randomized controlled-trial of antipsychotic dose reduction. The reduce trial: Study protocol

Weller, A., Gleeson, J., Alvarez-Jimenez, M., McGorry, P., Nelson, B., Allott, K., Bendall, S., Bartholomeusz, C., Koval, P., Harrigan, S., O'Donoghue, B., Fornito, A., Pantelis, C., Paul Amminger, G., Ratheesh, A., Polari, A., Wood, S. J., van der El, K., Ellinghaus, C., Gates, J. & 4 others, O'Connell, J., Mueller, M., Wunderink, L. & Killackey, E., Dec 2019, In : Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 13, 6, p. 1345-1356 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Staged treatment and acceptability guidelines in early psychosis study (STAGES): A randomized placebo controlled trial of intensive psychosocial treatment plus or minus antipsychotic medication for first-episode psychosis with low-risk of self-harm or aggression. Study protocol and baseline characteristics of participants

O'Donoghue, B., Francey, S. M., Nelson, B., Ratheesh, A., Allott, K., Graham, J., Baldwin, L., Alvarez-Jimenez, M., Thompson, A., Fornito, A., Polari, A., Berk, M., Macneil, C., Crisp, K., Pantelis, C., Yuen, H. P., Harrigan, S. & Mcgorry, P., Aug 2019, In : Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 13, 4, p. 953-960 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Youth Depression Alleviation-Augmentation with an anti-inflammatory agent (YoDA-A): Protocol and rationale for a placebo-controlled randomized trial of rosuvastatin and aspirin

Quinn, A. L., Dean, O. M., Davey, C. G., Kerr, M., Harrigan, S. M., Cotton, S. M., Chanen, A. M., Dodd, S., Ratheesh, A., Amminger, G. P., Phelan, M., Williams, A., Mackinnon, A., Giorlando, F., Baird, S., Rice, S., O'Shea, M., Schäfer, M. R., Mullen, E., Hetrick, S. & 2 others, McGorry, P. D. & Berk, M., Feb 2018, In : Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 12, 1, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Lifetime rates and correlates of crime victimisation in young people with mental ill-health

Purcell, R. & Harrigan, S., Apr 2017, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 25, 2, p. 135-139 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Demographic and clinical characteristics of young people seeking help at youth mental health services: Baseline findings of the Transitions Study

Purcell, R., Jorm, A. F., Hickie, I. B., Yung, A. R., Pantelis, C., Amminger, G. P., Glozier, N., Killackey, E., Phillips, L. J., Wood, S. J., Harrigan, S., Mackinnon, A., Scott, E., Hermens, D. F., Guastella, A. J., Kenyon, A., Mundy, L., Nichles, A., Scaffidi, A., Spiliotacopoulos, D. & 5 others, Taylor, L., Tong, J. P. Y., Wiltink, S., Zmicerevska, N. & Mcgorry, P. D., Dec 2015, In : Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 9, 6, p. 487-497 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)