Our research aims to learn more about the early origins, development and impacts of mental health problems and neurodevelopmental disorders.
The overall aims are to improve prevention and inform interventions and policy.
Our main areas of research are:
Meeting the challenge
A key part of our research philosophy is that developmental disorders are a challenge that can be overcome. Claire Sanders, who has a daughter with ADHD, speaks to Professor Anita Thapar about genetic and environmental risk factors for the condition. This video was produced as part of the Challenge Cardiff series.