Athena Chow

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Athena is a DPhil candidate in Experimental Psychology at Oxford University. Prior to pursuing her DPhil at Oxford, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University College London (UCL). Her current doctoral research uses data from longitudinal cohort studies to study the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on adolescent psychopathology. Her DPhil work forms part of the “Moving Beyond Inequality” programme funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which aims to reduce social inequalities by addressing the biological embedding of social adversity during the early years. Athena is particularly interested in developmental psychopathology, longitudinal research methods, and life course epidemiology.


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Adverse childhood experiences increase the risk of juvenile reoffending


In Athena Chow’s debut blog, she summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis on the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and risk of juvenile reoffending.

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