Xanthe Hunt

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Xanthe is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Life Course Health Research in the Department of Global Health at Stellenbosch University, and a consultant to the World Health Organization in Geneva. Her research spans early child development, mental health, disability studies, and public health monitoring and evaluation, largely focused on sub-Saharan Africa. Xanthe has a PhD in Psychology, and she is a 200 Young South African: https://200youngsouthafricans.co.za/xanthe-hunt-27/


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“It’s like putting a penguin on the floor”: what can the perspectives of youth with autism teach us about social inclusion? #ActiveIngredientsMH


Xanthe Hunt and Jason Bantjes consider the perspectives of autistic young people affected by social exclusion, and present early findings from their new active ingredients review which looks at the role of social inclusion interventions in improving adolescent mental health.

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