Sir Michael Llewellyn Rutter CBE FRS FRCP FRCPsych FMedSci (born on 15 August 1933) was the first professor of child psychiatry in the United Kingdom. He has been described as the "father of child psychology". Currently he is professor of developmental ...
Sir Michael Llewellyn Rutter CBE FRS FRCP FRCPsych FMedSci (born on 15 August 1933) was the first professor of child psychiatry in the United Kingdom. He has been described as the "father of child psychology". Currently he is professor of developmental psychopathology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and consultant psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital, a post he has held since 1966. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Rutter as the 68th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.
MB ChB University of Birmingham Medical School, 1950-5
Academic DPM University of London, 1962
Appointments & Honors
Nuffield Medical Travelling Fellowship, 1961-2
Belding Travelling Scholar, 1963
FRSPsych, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1971
FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London, 1972
Goulstonian Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians, London, 1973
American Association on Mental Deficiency Research Award, 1975
Hon. Fellow, BPS, 1978
Rock Carling Fellow of the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust, 1979
Salmon Lecturer, New York, 1979
Fellow, Centre for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, California, 1979-80
Hon. Director, MRC Child Psychiatry Unit, Institute of Psychology, London, 1984
Hon. D, Leiden, 1985
European Editor, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Editorial Boards: Child Development, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Journal of Special Education, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, Applied Psycholinguistics, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, La Revista Psiquiatrica Peruana 'Hermilio Valdizan'
Corresponding Associate Commentator, Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Consulting Editor, Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology
Associate Editor, Applied Research in Mental Retardation
Advising Editor, Life Span Development and Behavior Sciences Series
Advisory Board, Emotional Development (Cambridge University Press)
1983 Stress, Coping and Development. McGraw- Hill (ed. with N. Garmezy).
1983 Juvenile Delinquency: Trends and Perspectives. Penguin (with H. Giller).
1984 Psychopathology and development: (1) Childhood antecedents of adult psychiatric disorder; (2) Childhood experiences and personality development. Australian and New Zealand Journal ofPsychiatry, 18, 225-34, 314-27.
1984 Continuities and discontinuities in socio- emotional development: Empirical and conceptual perspectives. In R. Emde and R. Harmon (eds), Continuities and Discontinuities in Development. Plenum.
1985 (ed.) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Modern Approaches (2nd edn). Blackwell Scientific (with L. Hersove).
1985 Parenting behaviour of mothers raised 'in care'. In A. R. Nicol (ed.), Longitudinal Studies in Child Psychology and Psychiatry: Practical Lessons from Research Experience. Wiley (with D. Quinton).
1985 The treatment of autistic children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 26, 193-214.
1985 Family and school influences on behavioural development. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 26, 349-68.
1985 Black pupils' progress in secondary school. I. Reading attainment between 10 and 14. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 3, 113-21 (with B. Maughan and G. Dunn).
1985 Effects of lead on children's behaviour and cognitive performance: A critical review. In K. R. Mahaffey (ed.), Dietary and Environmental Lead: Human Health Effects. Elsevier (with W. Yule).
1985 Family and school influences on cognitive development. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 26, 683-704.
1985 Resilience in the face of adversity: Protective factors and resistance to psychiatry disorder. British Journal of Psychiatry, 147, 598-611.
1986 Depression in Young People: Developmental and Clinical Perspectives. Guilford Press (with C. Izard and P. Read).
1988 Parenting Breakdown: The Making and Breaking of Intergenerational Links. Avebury (with D. Quinton).
1991 Biological Risk Factors for Psychosocial Disorders. Cambridge University Press (with P. Casaer). , 1993 Developing Minds: Challenge and Continuity Across the Lifespan. Penguin (with M. Rutter).
1994 Stress, Risk and Resilience in Children and Adolescents: Processes, Mechanisms and Interventions. Cambridge University Press (with R. J. Haggerty, L. R. Sherrod and N. Garmezy).