Dr Yeosun Yoon is an NIHR Research Associate in the Applied Social Science Group at the University of Cambridge. Before joining Cambridge, she worked in the University of Bristol on a research project exploring mental health and wellbeing trajectories of children in care in England. She has also previously worked in the Evidence Based Practice Unit (EBPU) based across University College London (UCL) and the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Family, exploring various measures to improve young people’s mental health and wellbeing, and preventing serious mental health issues. She holds a PhD from the University of Kent. Her PhD explored inequalities of labour market and segmentation issues in the UK labour market using longitudinal quantitative methods.
Yeosun uses quantitative research methods to address mental health, wellbeing, education, and economic inequalities, particularly in children and young people.
Yoon Y, Eisenstadt M, Lereya ST, Deighton J. (2022) Gender difference in the change of adolescents’ mental health and subjective wellbeing trajectories. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 4:1–10. doi: 10.1007/s00787-022-01961-4.
Yoon, Y., Deighton, J., Wickersham, A. et al. (2021). The role of mental health symptomology and quality of life in predicting referrals to special child and adolescent mental health services. BMC Psychiatry 21, 366. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-021-03364-2