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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Saba Masood


Research Assistant



Saba completed her BSc in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her thesis examined the impact of racial bias on empathic pain resonance. Following this, she worked as a Mental Health Support Worker for adolescents sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Saba also undertook her MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology at The University of Manchester. Her project explored the impact of trauma on the parenting styles of Afghan migrants. During this time, she was given the opportunity to work as an Assistant Psychologist, again working with adolescents in a forensic psychiatric hospital. Saba also has experience working as a Lead Academic Researcher at a Think-tank. Her projects included a systematic review examining the risk factors for panic disorder among cancer patients. Currently, she is a Research Assistant on the IVY trial, which investigates the effectiveness of community treatment for young people with psychiatric emergencies. 


Research Interests:

Her personal research interests include investigating the factors that contribute to the development of panic disorder and the impact it has on people’s lives. As well as adolescent mental health. 

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