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Alex Martin
Alex Martin

Mrs Alex F Martin MSc FHEA MBPsS

PhD Student

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Biography

Project Title: The role of fathers in child mental health   

Alex is an ESRC funded student investigating the role of the father in the aetiology of behavioural and emotional problems in children. She is co-supervised by Professor Ted Barker and Professor Barbara Maughan. Alex undertook and intership and continues to collaborate with Professor Rubin at the HPRU in the Department of Psychological Medicine at King’s.

 

Alex is the module lead for two final year research project modules on the BSc Psychology programme at the University of London, with academic direction provided by King’s. Alex has also worked as GTA and Academic Skills Leader at King’s, specialising in research methods and statistics.

 

Alex holds an MSc in Psychiatric Research with distinction from King’s College London and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology with Cognitive Science from the University of Sussex. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and an academic member of the Men and Boys Coalition.

 

    Research

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    Developmental Psychopathology Lab

    The Developmental Psychopathology Lab is an interdisciplinary group, investigating how stressful environments exacerbate underlying genetic vulnerabilities to affect children’s development.

    News

    Co-occurring parental depression symptoms in infancy linked with child emotional difficulties in early adolescence

    New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has found when one parent experiences guilt as a...

    three members of a family holding hands with their backs to us

    Features

    Let's connect: How fathers can improve outcomes for children when there is poor mental health in the family

    ‘Traditional’ family roles have shifted steadily toward equality in parenting. Thirty years ago, fathers spent just 15-30 minutes a day with their children....

    Website Hero

    Let's Connect: Children's Mental Health Week 2023

    Children's Mental Health Week is an annual event led by Place2Be which is dedicated to raising awareness about children and young people's mental health. This...

    children running

      Research

      migrant child health_promo
      Developmental Psychopathology Lab

      The Developmental Psychopathology Lab is an interdisciplinary group, investigating how stressful environments exacerbate underlying genetic vulnerabilities to affect children’s development.

      News

      Co-occurring parental depression symptoms in infancy linked with child emotional difficulties in early adolescence

      New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has found when one parent experiences guilt as a...

      three members of a family holding hands with their backs to us

      Features

      Let's connect: How fathers can improve outcomes for children when there is poor mental health in the family

      ‘Traditional’ family roles have shifted steadily toward equality in parenting. Thirty years ago, fathers spent just 15-30 minutes a day with their children....

      Website Hero

      Let's Connect: Children's Mental Health Week 2023

      Children's Mental Health Week is an annual event led by Place2Be which is dedicated to raising awareness about children and young people's mental health. This...

      children running