Rachel Royston

Rachel Royston

School of Psychology
Doctoral Researcher

Contact details

Address
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Rachel Royston is undertaking doctoral research into the nature or anxiety and mood disorders in adolescents and adults with Williams Syndrome. She is looking into both environmental and other potential triggers of anxiety and individual variables that may affect the effectiveness of interventions to reduce and manage anxiety problems.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Biography

Rachel graduated from the University of Birmingham in June 2014 with a first class honours degree in Psychology. She began her PhD funded by the Williams Syndrome Foundation and the charity Cerebra in September 2014.

Doctoral research

PhD title
Characterising anxiety and mood disorders in individuals with Williams Syndrome
Supervisors
Professor Chris Oliver and Dr Jane Waite

Research

Research interests

Neurodevelopmental disorders, intellectual disability, mental health