Stephen Scott

Professor Stephen Scott


King’s College London


Stephen Scott is Professor of Child Health and Behaviour at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. He works as a consultant psychiatrist specializing in two areas, conduct problems and adoption & fostering. He enjoys carrying out trials of parenting interventions to improve child outcomes in both the attachment and antisocial behaviour domains. He is an author of the bestselling introductory textbook, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Goodman and Scott, 3rd edition) and an author and editor of the large, authoritative textbook, Rutter’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In 2014 he was made a Commander of the British Empire by the Queen; and in 2017, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He is Chair of the charity the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH).

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