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Professor Antonia Bifulco

Middlesex University



Professor Antonia Bifulco co-directs the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Centre (CATS) at Middlesex University. She was previously at Kingston University, having spent most of her career at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research is focused on social and lifespan influences on psychological disorder and she has investigated childhood experience, adversity and attachment style intergenerationally. She is an advocate of intensive interview measures and together with the CATS team runs training courses for researchers and practitioners on attachment style, childhood neglect/abuse and parenting. She currently directs an ESRC grant on designing an online interview on life events and difficulties in relation to depression and physical illness