Researcher

Dr Matthew Michael Large

My Expertise

Mental health law, cannabis use, particularly by younger people, suicide risk, homicide by the mentally ill

Biography

Matthew Large is a Conjoint Professor in the School of Psychiatry, UNSW and he is the Clinical Director of Mental Health in the Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service, based at the Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney. Dr Large has longstanding research interests in suicide, psychiatric aspects of homicide, and substance abuse by people with mental illness. He is a leading critic of current risk assessment practices in mental health care and is...view more

Matthew Large is a Conjoint Professor in the School of Psychiatry, UNSW and he is the Clinical Director of Mental Health in the Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service, based at the Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney. Dr Large has longstanding research interests in suicide, psychiatric aspects of homicide, and substance abuse by people with mental illness. He is a leading critic of current risk assessment practices in mental health care and is a highly ranked international researcher in both suicide and homicide.  Dr Large is regularly engaged in coronial and other legal proceedings and in external service reviews after the deaths of psychiatric patients in the Australian States and Territories.


My Qualifications

BSc (Med), MBBS, FRANZCP, DMedSci

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