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Dieter Wolke


Professor Dieter Wolke,
Department of Psychology and Division of Mental Health & Wellbeing (WMS)


University of Warwick

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Dieter's main research interests include developmental pathways leading to developmental psychopathology; social and emotional development; especially school and sibling bullying; the development of biological at risk children (very preterm children)and infant regulatory problems (crying, feeding, sleeping) and parenting


  • THE MILESTONE PROJECT: Managing the Link and Strengthening Transition from Child to Adult Mental Health Care, with Prof Swaran Singh, WMS, Univesity of Warwick, Funded by: EU, Project Start Date: 01/02/2014 Project End Date: 31/01/2019
  • EU FP7 Health 2013 - FULL Proposal: MILESTONE, with Prof Swaran P Singh, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Prof Dieter F Wolke - Psychology -, Funded by: EU, Project Start Date: 01/11/2013 Project End Date: 31/10/2018
  • Understanding Society and the UK Longitudinal Study (Wave 6-8), with Prof Nick Buck, University of Essex, Funded by: ESRC, Project Start Date: 01/04/2013 Project End Date: 31/03/2018
  • Collaboration Agreement - Understanding Society Waves 6 to 8, Funded by: University of Essex, Project Start Date: 01/04/2013 Project End Date: 31/03/2018
  • EPICure@19 - the extremely preterm young adult, with Professor Neil Marlow, University College London, Funded by: MRC, Project Start Date: 01/07/2012 Project End Date: 30/06/2016

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  • Copeland, W. E. Wolke, D. Angold, A. Costello, E.J. (2013) 'Adult Psychiatric and Suicide Outcomes of Being Bullied by Peers in Childhood and Adoelscence' Archives Of General Psychiatry 70 (4), 419 - 426 [article]
  • Medland, S. E., Zayats, T., Glaser, B., Nyholt, D. R., Gordon, S. D., Wright, M. J., Montgomery, G. W., Campbell, M. J., Henders, A. K., Timpson, N. J., Peltonen, L., Wolke, D., Ring, S. M., Deloukas, P., Martin, N. G., Davey Smith, G. and Evans, D. M. (2010) 'A variant in LIN28B is associated with 2D:4D finger- length ratio a putative retrospective biomarker of prenatal testosterone exposure' American Journal Of Human Genetics 86 (4), 519 - 525 [article]
  • Schreier, A., Wolke, D., Thomas, K., Horwood, J., Hollis, C., Gunnell, D., Lewis, G., Thompson, A., Zammit, S., Duffy, L., Salvi, G. and Harrison, G. (2009) 'Prospective study of peer victimization in childhood and psychotic symptoms in a nonclinical population at age 12 years' Archives Of General Psychiatry 66 (5), 527 - 536
  • Samara, M., Marlow N., Wolke, D., for the EPICure Study Group (2008) 'Pervasive behaviour problems at 6 years of age in a total-population sample of children born at <=25 weeks of gestation' Paediatrics 122 (3), 562 - 573 [article]
  • Verrips, E., Vogels, T., Saigal, S., Wolke, D., Meyer, R., Hoult, L. and Verloove-Vanhorick, S. P. (2008) 'Health-related quality of life for extremely low birth weight adolescents in Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands' Pediatrics (UK Edition) 122 (3), 556 - 561

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  • Bullying victimisation: How does it get under skin to affect health?, Date of Completion: 2016
  • Prevalence, Screening and Intervening in Bullying through Healtcare Services. A mixed method approach., Date of Completion: 2016
  • Early regulatory problems in very preterm infants and mother-infant interaction: A longitudinal study about child behaviour outcomes, Date of Completion: 2016
  • To investigate the interplay between family and individual characteristics, child resources and the family environment on bullying and subsequent social and mental health outcomes, Date of Completion: 2014
  • Relations between parenting styles, personality and temperament of the children and the child's bullying behaviour directed towards siblings at home context and directed towards peers at school context, Date of Completion: 2012
  • Precursors of Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms, Date of Completion: 2011
  • Virtual Reality for the Efficient Treatment for Infants with Feeding Difficulties, Date of Completion: 2010
  • Associations between regulatory disorders in infancy and longterm behavioural outcomes in later childhood, Date of Completion: 2010
  • Regulatory disorders in early infancy - A longitudinal study analysing neonatal predictors and impact on behaviour and cognition in childhood, Date of Completion: 2009

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Career of Warwick psychologist celebrated with a rare honorary doctorate

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