Robert Goodman (psychiatrist)

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Robert N Goodman
BornRobert N Goodman
SubjectChild psychiatry
Notable worksSDQ, 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 specializing particularly in hemiplegia and online psychiatric screening. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, and was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1987.[1]

Robert is the primary inventor of the SDQ Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire[2] and the Development And Wellbeing Assessment or DAWBA.[3]


  1. ^ Royal College of Psychiatrists, public online membership list
  2. ^ Goodman, R., The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: a research note. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 1997. 38(5): p. 581-6.
  3. ^ 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.