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Emily Hielscher has a First-Class Honours degree in Psychology and is currently completing a PhD in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the University of Queensland. She has worked at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research for several years on a wide array of topics, including mental health disclosure in the workplace, adolescent population surveys, and carers of people with mental illness. She has a keen interest in early intervention and prevention and her PhD research, in particular, investigates psychotic-like experiences and self-harm in young people. In addition to her research work, she has been actively involved in tutoring undergraduate students and working for national mental health NGOs.


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    PhD candidate, The University of Queensland