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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

Office BG15
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 33 13360

Research 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.

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Biography

BSc (Psychology) PhD, University of Glasgow

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Recent publications

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