Dr Claire Goodfellow
- Research Assistant (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)
Dr Claire Goodfellow is a postdoctoral research assistant on an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) grant investigating loneliness and wellbeing among adolescents and young people in the UK using secondary data analysis.
Claire holds a PhD in Public Health and Health Policy from the University of Strathclyde. Her PhD research investigated help-seeking among adolescents, focussing on the roles of mental health literacy and stigma in determining help-seeking intention for a mental health problem. Claire also has an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience from University College London.
My research interests are focussed on aspects of adolescent mental health including:
- the relationships between loneliness and mental health and wellbeing.
- individual, social, and community risk factors for loneliness among adolescents and young people.
- mental health literacy in adolescence.
- associations between mental health literacy and help-seeking.
- mental health stigma in adoelscence and its impact on help-seeking intention.
- social determinants of health, and health inequalities in adoelscent mental health.