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Miss Charlotte Kitchen, BSc (Hons) PGCert

Research Postgraduate in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40455
Room number: E113a, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen's Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH
Full-time PhD Student in the Mental Health Research Group

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Charlotte joined the Mental Health Research team in January 2011 as a Support Administrator. In September 2011, she was appointed as a part-time research assistant funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership to pilot a novel risk assessment tool in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. In November 2011, Charlotte undertook another part-time post as a research associate coordinating the Behavioural Activation in Obese Youth (BODY) and Mind Trial based in a local school funded by the Health Innovation and Education Cluster.

Charlotte has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Psychology from Newcastle University and a PCert in Health Research Methods from Durham University. In October 2013, Charlotte began a PhD to explore Behavioural Activation for young people with depression in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

In her spare time Charlotte enjoys horse riding, netball, going to the cinemas and travelling. She has travelled extensively around South America and South East Asia.

Research Groups

School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Kitchen, C. E. W., Lewis, S., Tiffin, P. A., Welsh, P. R., Howey, L. & Ekers, D. (2017). A focused ethnography of a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service: factors relevant to the implementation of a depression trial. Trials 18(1): 237.
  • Welsh, P.R., Kitchen, C.E.W., Webster, L.A.D., Ekers, D. & Tiffin, P.A. (2016). Behavioural activation therapy for adolescents ‘at risk’ for psychosis? Early intervention in psychiatry 10(2): 186-188.
  • Tiffin, P.A. & Kitchen, C.E.W. (2015). Incidence and 12-month outcome of childhood non-affective psychoses: British national surveillance study. British Journal of Psychiatry 206(6): 517-518.
  • Tiffin, P.A., Kitchen, C. & Weir, S. (2015). Innovations in Practice: piloting a new child and adolescent risk assessment suite in the United Kingdom. Child and Adolescent Mental Health 20(4): 225-229.

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