Dr Jean Starling

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Psychiatry, Concord Clinical School

C22 - Concord Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 97678770
F: +61 2 97678777

Research interests

Research interests include the early identification and treatment of mental illness in children and teenagers, in particular early psychosis and mood disorders.


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008


  • Starling, J. (2014), Are we over-diagnosing autism? The case against. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. , 92-93. [Abstract]
  • Chow, V., Feijo, I., Trieu, J., Starling, J., Kritharides, L. (2014), Successful rechallenge of clozapine therapy following previous clozapine-induced myocarditis confirmed on cardiac MRI. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. , 99-101. [Abstract]


  • Starling, J., Williams, L., Hainsworth, C., Harris, A. (2013), The presentation of early-onset psychotic disorders. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47(1), 43-50. [Abstract]
  • Starling, J. (2013), Time for some reason in the ADHD debate. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. , 958-959. [Abstract]
  • Pathmanandavel, K., Starling, J., Dale, R., Brilot, F. (2013), Autoantibodies and the immune hypothesis in psychotic brain diseases: challenges and perspectives. Clinical & Developmental Immunology. 2013, 257184. [Abstract]
  • Starling, J., Harris, A. (2013), Assessment and Treatment of Psychotic Disorders in Adolescence. In: A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine. (pp.357-372).United States: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Starling, J. (2013), Commentary on Levy (2012) politics vs practice: withdrawal of the draft NHMRC ADHD guidelines. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47(1), 91-92. [Abstract]


  • Starling, J. (2012), Changes in occipital lobe gyrification may be an early marker for psychosis in youth with velo-cardio-facial syndrome. Evidence - Based Mental Health. 15(4), 86. [Abstract]
  • Steinbeck, K., Hazell, P., Cumming, R., Skinner, S., Ivers, R., Booy, R., Fulcher, G., Handelsman, D., Martin, A., Morgan, G., Starling, J., Bauman, A., Rawsthorne, M., Bennett, D., Chow, C., Lam, M., Kelly, P., Brown, N., Paxton, K., Hawke, C. (2012), The study design and methodology for the ARCHER study - adolescent rural cohort study of hormones, health, education, environments and relationships. BMC Pediatrics. 12(1), 143. [Abstract]


  • de Kloet, L., Starling, J., Hainsworth, C., Berntsen, E., Chapman, L., Hancock, K. (2011), Risk factors for self-harm in children and adolescents admitted to a mental health inpatient unit. The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry. 45(9), 749-55. [Abstract]
  • Hainsworth, C., Starling, J., Brand, F., Groen, K., Munro, K. (2011), Trauma and psychotic symptoms: Data from a pediatric mental health inpatient unit. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 24(4), 491-494. [Abstract]
  • Berntsen, E., Starling, J., Durheim, E., Hainsworth, C., de Kloet, L., Chapman, L., Hancock, K. (2011), Temporal trends in self harm and aggression on a paediatric mental health ward. Australasian Psychiatry. 19(1), 64-69. [Abstract]


  • Starling, J., Dossetor, D. (2009), Pervasive developmental disorders and psychosis. Current Psychiatry Reports. 11(3), 190-196. [Abstract]


  • Starling, J., Harris, A. (2008), Case reports: an opportunity for early intervention: velo-cardio-facial syndrome and psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 2(4), 262-267. [Abstract]