I am a Clinical Research Assistant at St. Thomas Hospital as part of the COVID-19 Research Team. I have completed a BSc in Psychology BSc and finished my MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences at UCL last year. I am interested in a wide variety of mental health conditions, especially autism spectrum conditions. Outside of my degree, you will always find me with a book in my hand and I enjoy meeting my friends.
Shania Lorenz examines a recent mixed-methods study, which suggests that, in England, people with autism or autistic traits have a higher risk of suicide compared to the general population.[read the full story...]
Shania Lorenz summarises a recent UK population-based cohort study which used National Health Service data to find a 787% increase in autism diagnoses over the past 20 years.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Shania Lorenz summarises a qualitative research study that looks at the experiences of women with eating disorders and autism, their parents and health professionals.[read the full story...]