Robert Goodman (psychiatrist)
|Born||Robert N Goodman|
|Subject||Child psychiatry, hemiplegia, psychiatric assessment|
|Notable works||SDQ, DAWBA|
Robert N Goodman (born 1953) is Professor of Brain and Behavioural Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, King's College London. He is a UK child psychiatrist specialising particularly in hemiplegia and online psychiatric screening. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1987.
SDQ and DAWBA
Robert is the primary inventor of the SDQ Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire and the Development And Wellbeing Assessement or DAWBA, psychiatric assessment instruments that are employed world wide.
Textbook on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
As well as writing many academic papers Robert Goodman is, with Stephen Scott, the author of a widely used book on child psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (1st edition 1997, 2nd edition 2005, 3rd edition 2012). A free download of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2012) is available at: http://youthinmind.info/py/yiminfo/GoodmanScott3.py. The book has also been translated into many languages, including Polish as Psychiatria dzieci i młodzieży  and German as Kinderpsychiatrie kompakt 
- Royal College of Psychiatrists, public online membership list
- Goodman, R., The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: a research note. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 1997. 38(5): p. 581-6.
- Goodman, R., et al., The Development and Well-Being Assessment: description and initial validation of an integrated assessment of child and adolescent psychopathology. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 2000. 41(5): p. 645-55.
- Goodman, Robert, Stephen Scott, and Robert Goodman. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 ISBN 9781118340899