Dr. Rachel Latham

Dr Rachel Latham is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. Her research examines the factors and processes important for individual differences in children’s adjustment, including the role of family relationships and the child’s wider social and physical environment. She is particularly interested in understanding and enhancing positive outcomes among children who have experienced victimisation.
Dr. Rachel Latham
Dr Rachel Latham is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. Her research examines the factors and processes important for individual differences in children’s adjustment, including the role of family relationships and the child’s wider social and physical environment. She is particularly interested in understanding and enhancing positive outcomes among children who have experienced victimisation.
  • Making personalised predictions of poor functioning following negative childhood experiences

    Experiencing abuse, neglect, bullying, or domestic violence in childhood increases the likelihood of having poor functioning in young adulthood, but this is not the case for everyone. Being able to accurately predict which individuals are at high risk for poor outcomes following such negative childhood experiences could support professionals to effectively target interventions. Is it possible to make accurate personalised predictions?

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