Stephen Wood

Stephen Wood
Stephen Wood is Professor of Adolescent Brain Development and Mental Health in the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham. He has a particular interest in the development of severe mental illness, using a variety of techniques to predict those at greatest risk.


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Neglect may be as harmful as physical and emotional abuse, according to new systematic review

Upset girl facing the wall

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), somewhere between 25 and 50% of people may have been physically abused at some point during their childhood, an experience defined as the use of physical force that harms the child’s health, survival, development, or dignity. Childhood maltreatment does not stop at physical abuse, however – children may [read the full story…]