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Dr Christopher Eaton

Dr Christopher Eaton

Research Associate

School of Medicine

Email
eatoncb@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ

Overview

I joined the Wolfson Centre for Young People's Mental Health in March 2021. I work across the Centre and Welsh Government, to ensure the Centre’s research is informed by Welsh Government policy priorities for youth mental health, and in turn that our research can contribute to national policy development and evaluation in this area.

My broader research interests include exploring the prevalence and causes of mental health problems in children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental outcomes such as autism, intellectual disability and epilepsy. I am particularly interested in better understanding the signs and symptoms of depression in young people with neurodevelopmental disorders and how best to assess and treat depression in these children and adolescents.

Biography

Research Experience

2019-2021: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, Unviersity of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

2018-2019: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Pscyhology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

Education

2015-2019: PhD, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

2012-2015: BSc in Psychology (First Class Honours), University of York, York, UK.

Publications

2020

2019

2018