Dr Claire Goodfellow

  • Research Assistant (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)

email: Claire.Goodfellow@glasgow.ac.uk

MRC / CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Berkeley Square, 99 Berkeley Street, Glasgow, G3 7HR

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5990-8150


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.


Research interests

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.


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