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Willing to supervise PhD

Accepting PhD students in areas related to child trauma and maltreatment.

Research interests

I am a lecturer in child clinical psychology, in the Department of Psychology. From 2016-19 I was a Prize Research Fellow. My research examines cognitive-behavioural processes that link the experience of trauma or maltreatment to psychological outcomes, with a focus on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My work is particularly focused on high risk groups, including those exposed to multiple traumas or maltreatment and where trauma is experienced in the context of ongoing adversity. This includes work with young people in out-of-home care (i.e., Looked after Children) and young people living in Townships in South Africa. 

Across my research I am particularly interested in investigating ways to improve access to evidence-based trauma-focussed psychological interventions for vulnerable groups of youth, as well as the development of interventions that can target a larger number of young people in need.

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Projects 2015 2019

Bath International Funding: Global Challenges Award

St Clair, M., Halligan, S., Hiller, R., Tomlinson, M. & Skeen, S.

30/04/188/07/19

Project: Research-related funding

Wounds and Injuries
Psychology
Mental Health
Caregivers
Research

Children's Support Seeking Following Trauma

Hiller, R.

1/09/1531/01/17

Project: Research council

Research Output 2013 2019

A Longitudinal Examination of Heart-Rate and Heart Rate Variability as Risk Markers for Child Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in an Acute Injury Sample

Haag, K., Hiller, R., Peyk, P., Michael, T., Meiser-Stedman, R., Fearon, P., Ehlers, A. & Halligan, S., 10 May 2019, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

A longitudinal examination of the relationship between trauma-related cognitive factors and internalising and externalising psychopathology in physically injured children

Hiller, R. M., Creswell, C., Meiser-Stedman, R., Lobo, S., Cowdrey, F., Lyttle, M., Ehlers, A. & Halligan, S., 30 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 47, 4, p. 683-693 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychopathology
Wounds and Injuries
Anxiety
Parents

Dysfunctional posttraumatic cognitions, posttraumatic stress, and depression in children and adolescents exposed to trauma: A network analysis

De Haan, A., Landolt, M., Fried, E., Kleinke, K., Alisic, E., Bryant, R., Salmon, K., Chen, S-H., Liu, S-T., Dalgleish, T., McKinnon, A., Alberici, A., Claxton, J., Diehle, J., Lindauer, R., de Roos, C., Halligan, S., Hiller, R., Kristensen, C. H., Lobo, B. D. O. M. & 13 othersVolkmann, N. M., Marsac, M., Barakat, L., Kassam-Adams, N., Nixon, R., Hogan, S., Punamaki, R-L., Palosaari, E., Schilpzand, E., Conroy, R., Smith, P., Yule, W. & Meiser-Stedman, R., 6 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thesis

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Main Research Portfolio: Psychological factors associated with self-reported sleep disturbance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and insomnia

Author: Wilson, F., 16 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Salkovskis, P. (Supervisor), Hiller, R. (Supervisor), O'Dowd, H. (External person) (Supervisor), Gregory, J. (Supervisor), Randle-Phillips, C. (Supervisor), Lomax, C. (Supervisor), Lagerdahl, A. (External person) (Supervisor) & Loades, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Main Research Portfolio

Author: Dixon, C., 30 Aug 2016

Supervisor: Halligan, S. (Supervisor), Hiller, R. (Supervisor), Hogg, L. (Supervisor), Randle-Phillips, C. (Supervisor), Salkovskis, P. (Supervisor) & Stott, L. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Main Research Portfolio

Author: Barden, R., 6 Sep 2016

Supervisor: Hiller, R. (Supervisor), Lomax, C. (Supervisor), Butler, C. (Supervisor), Randle-Phillips, C. (Supervisor), Daniels, J. (Supervisor) & Hogg, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

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Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: Main Research Portfolio

Author: Wiseman, H., 23 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Hamilton-Giachritsis, C. (Supervisor) & Hiller, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)