Dr Amanda Osborn
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PhD in Psychology
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) - Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Bachelor of Management (Operations Management)
Awards & Achievements
Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence, 2017
Northern Communities Health Foundation prize, September 2015
University of Adelaide, School of Psychology Publication Incentive Scheme, August 2014
University of Adelaide, Postgraduate Travelling Fellowship for Health Sciences Research, July 2014
Freemason Foundation for Men's Health Travel Grant, August 2011
Australian Postgraduate Award (2011 - 2015)
My research falls within the field of clinical neuropsychology.
Specifically, I am interested in the cognitive, behavioral and psychological impact of craniosynostoses, particularly metopic synostosis.
I have also extensively explored the impact of traumatic brain injury on the risk of depression and anxiety.
In addition to clinical research, I have considerable experience formulating meta-analyses that consolidate existing research in various areas of neuropsychology and education.
Osborn, A.J., Roberts, R.M., Mathias, J.L., Anderson, P.J., & Flapper, W.J. (2018) Cognitive, behavioral and psychological functioning in children with metopic synostosis: a meta-analysis examining the impact of surgical status, advance online publication doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2018.1441821
Osborn, A.J., Mathias, J.L. & Fairweather-Schmidt, A.K. (2014) Depression following adult, non-penetrating traumatic brain injury: A meta-analysis examining methodological variables and sample characteristics. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 47, 1-15.
Osborn, A.J., Mathias, J.L. & Fairweather-Schmidt, A.K. (2016) Prevalence of anxiety following adult traumatic brain injury: A meta-analysis comparing measures, samples and postinjury intervals. Neuropsychology, 30(2), 247-261.
Osborn, A.J., Mathias, J.L., Fairweather-Schmidt, A.K. & Anstey, K.J. (2017) Anxiety and comorbid depression following traumatic brain injury in a community-based sample of young, middle-aged and older adults. Journal of Affective Disorders, 213, 214-221.
Osborn, A.J., Mathias, J.L., Fairweather-Schmidt, A.K. & Anstey, K.J. (2018) Traumatic brain injury and depression in a community-based sample: a cohort study across the adult lifespan. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 33(1), 62-72.
Mathias, J.L. & Osborn A.J. (2017) Impact of day-of-injury alcohol consumption on outcomes after traumatic brain injury: a meta-analysis. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, advance online publication doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09602011.2016.1224190.
Student member Australian Psychological Society
Golden Key International Honour Society
- Adult metopic synostosis participant information sheet - Adult_Participation_Information_Sheet.doc [93.5K] (application/msword)
- Child metopic synostosis participant information sheet - Child_Participation_Information_Sheet.doc [99.0K] (application/msword)
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