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Doctor Pete Lawrence

Doctor Pete Lawrence

 PhD, DClinPsych, MSc, MA (Cantab), AFBPsS, FHEA
Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Children and young people's development in the face of adversity.
  • Prevention of common mental health problems in children and young people.
  • Parents' mental health.

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Pete

Email: p.j.lawrence@soton.ac.uk

Tel: +44 23 8059 2584

Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)

Research

Research groups

Research interests

  • Children and young people's development in the face of adversity.
  • Prevention of common mental health problems in children and young people.
  • Parents' mental health.

Current research

Pete’s current work, funded by UK Research and Innovation, the ESRC, the Kavli Trust and the Wellcome Trust, includes:

  1. examining the mental health of UK pre-school children and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic;
  2. randomised controlled trials to prevent anxiety disorders in children at risk of developing these (MY-CATS and Parenting with Anxiety);
  3. laboratory based experiments examining infants' learning from their mothers and fathers; and
  4. An Active Ingredients project to identify and review the effectiveness of improving communication in families in the treatment of anxiety and depression in young people.

 

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Research projects

Active projects

Researchers:
Doctor Pete Lawrence
Sponsor: Kavli Trust

Completed projects

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