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

Aseel Hamid

Aseel is a Research Assistant working on an international scoping review of intellectual disability stigma under the supervision of Katrina Scior. She is also involved in a project aimed at engaging people with intellectual disabilities in identifying priority areas for research with Katrina Scior and Angela Hassiotis.

Research Students

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.

Richard Grove

As part of his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Richard is examining the relationship between self-reported attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities and actual behaviour in secondary school pupils, under the supervision of Katrina Scior.

Elizabeth Kock

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

Hayley Marwood

Hayley studies the experiences of therapists who provide therapy for people with intellectual disabilities as part of the NHS IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme), as part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of East London. She is supervised by Katrina Scior and Deborah Chinn.

Patricia Mazure

As part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Patricia is developing and evaluating ways of tackling negative attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities among secondary school pupils, under the supervision of Katrina Scior.

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, and Dr Kenneth Poon, National University of Singapore. 

Maria Qureshi

As part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Maria is piloting an intervention to increase positive attitudes in primary school children towards peers with learning and social and communication difficulties. She is supervised by Katrina Scior and Professor Norah Frederickson.

COLLABORATORS

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

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

Dr Deborah Chinn, NIHR Research Fellow, Kings College London

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 Richard Hastings, Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal & Research, University of Warwick. 

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

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

Dr Maria Kett, Assistant Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre.

Professor Michael King, Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL

Professor Gill Livingston, Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL

Dr Michael Patterson, Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Dr Kenneth Poon, National Institute of Education, National University of Singapore

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

Dr Zuzana Walker,  Dept of Mental Health Sciences, UCL

Dr Shirli Werner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

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