Biological explanations of links between childhood adversity and later self-harm: a focus on inflammation – speaker Dr. Abigail Russell (presentation slides to download as a pdf)
This lecture (filmed on 6 September 2019) was a curtain-raiser celebrate to the launch of the JCPP Special issue 2019 – Suicide and self-harm: Pathways for Minimizing Suicide & Premature Deaths and Maximizing Hope and Wellbeing.
Abby Russell is a Senior Research Associate in Epidemiology at the Centre for Academic Mental Health, University of Bristol Medical School. She was awarded her PhD in 2016 from the University of Exeter Medical School. Abby’s background is in Psychology, and her research interests are the causes, consequences and treatment of child and adolescent mental health problems, with a particular focus on self-harm and ADHD.