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Filip Kalete

Mr Filip Kaleta

PhD Candidate

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

Research interests

  • Mental Health
  • Psychology

Contact details

Biography

Filip Kaleta is a 1+3 LISS DTP student in the Department of Psychology and Social Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre.  He completed his undergraduate degree in BSc Psychology at King's College London in 2021. Shortly after his BSc, he worked with Professor Colette Hirsch on cognitive mechanisms underlying resilience to stress. He then completed his 1+ MSc in Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology at the SGDP.

Filip specialises in genetically informed research methods, such as twin methods, as well as social epidemiology methods, such as longitudinal cohort studies. He has a keen interest in mixed methods research, notably incorporating qualitative methods into twin research.

Research interests

  • Self-harm
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal Violence
  • Twin Studies
  • Social Epidemiology

Teaching

Filip is a graduate teaching assistant (GTA) on the Psychology BSc and Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology MSc. He teaches the undergraduate 2nd year 'Origins of Individual Differences' module and the undergraduate 3rd year 'Behavioural Genetics' module. At the SGDP, he supports the dissertation module for the MSc programme.

    Research

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    INHERIT Lab

    Inherit Lab studies large family databases to understand the role of genetic and environmental factors in the intergenerational continuity of mental health problems.

      Research

      iStock-1416803934 (1)
      INHERIT Lab

      Inherit Lab studies large family databases to understand the role of genetic and environmental factors in the intergenerational continuity of mental health problems.