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Research interests

  • Risk factors for the development of psychopathology in childhood and adolescence. 
  • Epidemiology of depression in childhood and adolescence with a focus on explaining why gender differences in depression emerge during adolescence.  
  • The role of individual factors (e.g. pubertal development, temperament) and family environmental factors (e.g. socioeconomic position, father absence, parenting) in determining risk for development of psychopathology.
  • Risk factors for continence problems in children and adolescents with a focus on the role of psychological problems and stress.
  • Psychosocial impacts of continence problems.
  • Comorbidity between continence problems and depression/anxiety across the lifecourse.

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Research Output

  • 77 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 2 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)
  • 1 Letter (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Other contribution

Challenging the view that lack of fibre causes childhood constipation

Tappin, D., Grzeda, M., Joinson, C. J. & Heron, J. E., 10 Mar 2020, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    41 Downloads (Pure)
  • Pubertal timing and self-harm: a prospective cohort analysis of males and females

    Roberts, E. G., Joinson, C., Gunnell, D. J., Fraser, A. & Mars, B., 21 Aug 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)