UCL Centre for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Research
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Core Staff

The CIDDR Team


Angela


Katrina


Andre


Jason
Dr Angela Hassiotis Dr Katrina Scior Dr Andre Strydom  Dr Jason Crabtree

We are a team of professionals from a range of disciplines, with psychiatry and clinical psychology at the core.

Research Staff

Dr Afia Ali - MRC Research Fellow
Afia explores the clinical and other consequences of stigmatisation on adults with intellectual disabilities

Dr Amanda Sinai

Amanda is a psychiatry trainee. Her research is on the assessment of dementia in older adults with Down Syndrome, under the supervision of Angela Hassiotis and Andre Strydom.

Research Students

Rachel Blundell

As part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Rachel is examining the relationship of various aspects of contact to attitudes and beliefs regarding people with intellectual disabilities, under the supervision of Katrina Scior.

Dr Kalpana Dein
Kalpana is a consultant forensic psychiatrist. She is an MD student and her work is on the epidemiology of Asperger syndrome in medium secure units across the UK under the supervision of Angela Hassiotis.

Samjib Ghosh

Samjib is a psychiatry trainee, working on a secondary analysis of the Prison Psychiatric Morbidity Survey to identify factors associated with imprisonment of people with learning disabilities, under the supervision of Angela Hassiotis and Andre Strydom.

Elizabeth Kok

Elizabeth is a psychotherapy student at Middlesex University who is completing her doctoral study on the impact of diagnosis on relationships and the family life of women with Asperger's Syndrome, under the supervision of Andre Strydom.

Dr Sanjay Nelson
Sanjay is a psychiatry trainee. His MSc project is a mixed methods study on service user experiences of attending acute and secondary care, under the supervision of Angela Hassiotis.

Karen Pooh

As part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Karen is examining implicit and explicit attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities among lay people in Singapore, under the supervision of Katrina Scior. This study is being conducted in collaboration with Dr Michael Patterson, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.

Travis Ryan

As part of his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Travis is studying attitudes to the provisions of health care for people with intellectual disabilities among medical students as future providers of healthcare. He is supervised by Katrina Scior.

Collaborators:

Dr Nick Bass (Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL)

Professor Paul Bebbington (Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL)

Dr Claudia Cooper (Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL)

Dr Ken Courtenay, Consultant Psychiatrist, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Professor Adrian Furnham (Research Dept of Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology, UCL)

Professor Nora Groce, Leonard Cheshire Chair & Director of the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre

Dr Ian Hall, Honorary Senior Lecturer & Consultant Psychiatrist, Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trust

Professor Chris Hatton, Centre for Health Services Research, University of Lancaster

Dr Sujeet Jaydeokar, Consultant Psychiatrist, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Professor Michael King, Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL

Professor Gill Livingston, Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL

Dr Will Mandy, Research Dept of Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology, UCL

Dr Henry Potts, UCL Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education

Dr Zuzana Walker,  Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL

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