Katie Finning is a PhD student at the University of Exeter School of Medicine and Health. Her PhD, supervised by Prof Tamsin Ford, Dr Obioha Ukoumunne and Dr Darren Moore, is exploring associations between child and adolescent emotional disorder and poor attendance at school. Research interests include childhood anxiety & depression, mental health in schools, and links between mental and physical health.
Katie Finning explores a recent network analysis of internalising disorders (e.g. depression, anxiety, phobias) in children and adolescents, which demonstrates the interconnected nature of internalising symptoms, and challenges the view that such pathology takes the form of distinct disorders.[read the full story...]
Katie Finning writes her debut elf blog on a recent systematic review which looks at adult mental health outcomes of adolescent depression; including depression, anxiety and suicidality in adults.[read the full story...]