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Dr Carol Joinson

Dr Carol Joinson

Dr Carol Joinson
B.Sc., Ph.D.(Glas.)

Reader in Developmental Psychology

Area of research

Risk factors for developmental psychopathology

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Summary

  • 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.

Biography

BSc (Psychology) PhD, University of Glasgow

Teaching

I am currently involved in teaching on the MB ChB programme:

Clinical Epidemiology (MB ChB Year 1): Joint Element Lead

Community Oriented Medical Practice (MB ChB Year 4): Child Health 

Student Selected Components (MB CHB Years 3 & 4)

 

 

 

Keywords

  • Depression
  • puberty
  • family environmental factors
  • temperament
  • parenting

Memberships

Organisations

Bristol Medical School (PHS)

Other sites

Centres, collaborations and units

Recent publications

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