Dr Linda Campbell
School of Psychology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Office||E1.19, Science Offices|
- PhD, University of London, 2006
- 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (velo-cardio-facial)
- Functional MRI
- Parkinsons Disease
- Postnatal depression
- Structural MRI
- Williams syndrome
Dr Campbell conducts research on genetic disorders and neurodevelopmental disorders such as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (also known as velo-cardio-facial syndrome or DiGeorge syndrome/sequence), Williams syndrome & Autism spectrum disorders.
She also undertake mental health research into schizophrenia, postnatal depression and borderline personality disorder.
Dr Campbell utilizes technologies such as functional and structural MRI, diffusion tensor imaging and eye-tracking in her research.
Dr Campbell's primary research area is within developmental psychopathology. In particular, she focus on delineating the behavioural and brain phenotype in people with genetic neurodevelopmental disorders such as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (velo-cardio-facial syndrome), Williams syndrome and autism spectrum disorders. In particular she is interested in the development of mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression and schizophrenia among people with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome but also on the broader implications of having a neurodevelopmental disorder.
In addition, Dr Campbell is managing a range of research studies looking at the implications of mental health problems on parenting among people suffering from postnatal depression, schizophrenia and borderline personality disroder.
Fields of Research
Centres and Groups
- Hunter Medical Research Institute
- PRC - Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health (CTNMH)
Body relevant to professional practice.
- Member - Australian Psychology Society
- Member - British Psychological Society
- Member - Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Committee/Associations (relevant to research).
- Fellow - Velo-cardio-facial syndrome Education Foundation
Australian Part-time Research Fellowship
National Health & Medical Research Council (Australia)
|01/10/2007 - 01/12/2011|
Hunter Medical Research Institute (Australia)
|01/10/2006 - 01/02/2011|
An investigation of precursors of psychosis in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
Port Waratah Coal Services, HMRI (Australia)
Post doctoral fellowship
Functional brain imaging of prepulse inhibition in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22qDS)
- Biological Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Developmental Psychopathology
- Developmental disorders
- Genetic disorders
- Introduction to Psychology
Dr Campbell teaches into courses such as PSYC1010 Introduction to Psychology, PSYC3400 Advanced Biological Psychology, PSYSC3700 Advanced Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology and PSYC4500 Advanced Topics in Personality,Social,Clinical & Health Psychology.