The development and evaluation of this website was supported by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant and funding from the NSW Ministry of Health and the Centre for Genetics Education.


The website content was developed by:

M Peate
Psychosocial Scientist, BSc(Bioinfo), GradDipSci, MScMed(RH&HG), PhD
Psychosocial Research Group (PRG), Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
B Meiser
Research Psychologist,  BAppSc, BAHons(Psych), PhD
Psychosocial Research Group (PRG), Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
Kris Barlow-Stewart
Genetic Counsellor, PhD
Sydney Medical School – Northern, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW, Australia
Helen Christensen
Psychologist, PhD
 UNSW, Sydney, Australia
Yvette Cotton
Consumer Representative
Timothy Dobbins
Biostatistician, PhD
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment The Australian National University, Canberra ACT, Australia
Janan Karatas
Genetic Counsellor, PhD
GP Education, Centre for Genetics Education, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW, Australia
Phillip Mitchell
Psychiatrist, MB BS (Hons), MD (UNSW), FRANZCP
School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
Peter Schofield
Neurobiologist, BScAgr(Hons) PhD DSc
Neura, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Kerry Sherman
Health Psychologist, PhD MAPS
Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University NSW, Australia
Lyndal Trevena
General Practitioner, MBBS(Hons), PhD, RACGP
Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

This website and video content has been designed and developed by: Good Eye Deer

This website uses plain language. It is designed so that it may be read by anyone who has completed Year eight at school.

The information on this website is correct at the time of launch. However, as research is ongoing, the website will be updated as required. Date of last review: 10th November 2016

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