Adolescent Psychiatry

ISSN (Print): 2210-6766
ISSN (Online): 2210-6774

Volume 13, Issues 3, 2023

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aps Editor-in-Chief 7790 Stephan M. Carlson Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Brooklyn NY United States

Dr. Stephan Michael Carlson is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College and Director for Education in Psychiatry at One Brooklyn Health - Brookdale University Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He attended LSU Medical School in New Orleans and then completed his Psychiatry Residency at Vanderbilt and Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center/NY State Psychiatric Institute. He is also the course director for the Adolescent Psychiatry Board Certification Review Course that allows adult psychiatrists to receive skills and competencies in diagnosing and treating adolescents and young adults. Dr. Carlson received the NYCCC Advisory Council Award as the 42nd Lauretta Bender Honored Lecturer in 2018 when he presented an eight-hour series of lectures entitled: "Addressing Substance Use in Adolescents: Collaborative Approach."
Executive Editor cmc_eic_ata_001 Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS Honorary Life Fellow Kings College University of Cambridge Cambridge UK 55122139600 7409555051 9334752500

Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Kings College, University of Cambridge (1968), has 1235 international publications in several fields of organic chemistry including, 349 books published largely by major U.S. and European presses. He was elected as Fellow of Royal Society (London) (2006) and won the prestigious UNESCO Science Prize (1999).

Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was conferred honorary D.Sc. degrees by many leading world universities including the University of Cambridge and appointed an Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, University of Cambridge. The Austrian government honoured him with its high civil award (“Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeischen am Bande") (2007). He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Karachi, Pakistan. Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was appointed Academician (Foreign Member) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2015). He won the “Friendship Award of China” (2014) and was conferred the highest scientific award of China, the International Science & Technology Cooperation Award, by President Xi Jinping (2020). He was bestowed with the International Scientific Corporation Award (2014) and the “Einstein Professorship” by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) (2013). He was also elected as Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology. Research Institutes have been established in his name in China, Malaysia and Pakistan.

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Editorial Board Members 117 Ajit Avasthi Department of Psychiatry Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh India

Dr. Ajit Kumar Avasthi Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, born on 12th August, 1954 at Srinagar (J & K) received his degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from Govt. Medical College, Jammu (J & K) in 1978 and Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) in Psychiatry from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 1981. He has been awarded Dr. Girindra Shekhar Bose Oration of Indian Psycho Analytical Society, Kolkata (2012). Dr. Avasthi has served as the Associate Editor of Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry (1988-94).
128 Dan Becker Department of Psychiatry University of California San Francisco CA United States

Dr. Daniel F. Becker is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA. His skills and expertise mainly lie in Adolescent psychiatry, psychotherapy and inpatient psychiatry. Dr. Becker has published over 45 manuscripts in various reputed international journals and has over 1,810 total citations
127 Gregory P. Barclay Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine Ames Iowa IA United States 113 Don Byrne ANU Medical School College of Health and Medicine Canberra Australia

Dr. Don Byrne is Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University, and Visiting Fellow in the ANU Medical School, prior to which he was Director of the Research School of Psychology at the ANU. He holds doctorates from the University of Adelaide and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and he is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and the Australian Psychological Society. He has authored or edited 14 books and around 160 refereed papers or invited book chapters. His most recent research programs focus on adolescent stress and on child and adolescent health behaviors. His fields of research Adolescent stress Child and adolescent health risk behaviors Psych cardiology.
105 Francesca Dicé Federico II University Naples Italy

Dr. Francesca Dicé is a Post-Doc researcher in Health Psychology at Federico II University, Naples. She is member of Editorial Board of many peer-reviewed journals and authors of many papers about psychological action-research plans in medicine. She has been awarded by Italian Association of Psychology (2012) and Federico II University during International Research Week (2018).
112 Senol Dane Department of Physiology Nile University of Nigeria Abuja Nigeria

Dr. Dane graduated from the Ataturk university in Physiology, Turkey, in 1986. He served as professor in Ataturk, Fatih and Turgut Ozal Universities in Turkey, where he became emeritus. Currently, he is serving in Nile University of Nigeria and as Head of Physiology Department.
115 Giovanni de Girolamo Department of Psychology Catholic University Milan Italy

Giovanni de Girolamo is the former Scientific Director of the St John of God Clinical Research Centre (IRCCS) in Brescia, Italy. Currently he is the Head of the IRCCS Unit of Psychiatric Epidemiology and Evaluation. He has a Degree in Medicine and a Postgraduate Degree in Psychiatry (University of Naples). From 1988 to 1994, he worked at the Division of Mental Health of the World Health Organization in Geneva, under the guidance of Norman Sartorius. From 1998 to 2001 he was the Coordinator of the Italian N.I.H. National Mental Health Project, which involved more than 100 centres throughout Italy.
131 Patricia Garel Department of Psychiatry University of Montreal Montreal Quebec Canada

Dr. Patricia Garel is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada. Her skills and expertise mainly lie in Experimental Psychology, Biological Psychology, Psychophysics, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Psychology, etc. Dr. Garel has published over 15 manuscripts in various reputed international journals.
110 Thomas M. Heffernan Department of Psychology Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom

Dr. Thomas Heffernan obtained his Ph.D. degree (1991) in Psychology from Manchester University, Manchester, UK. Dr. Heffernan is currently a Senior Lecturer in Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Psychopathology, Memory, Executive Function, etc. Dr. Heffernan, as an author/co-author, has published more than 50 articles in various journals, having over 1,240 total citations.
109 John A. Hunter Department of Psychology University of Otago Dunedin New Zealand

Dr. Hunter has obtained DPhil from University of Ulster in 1994. He is presently serving as an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Otago. His skills and expertise are in Social identity theory, Social anxiety, Group membership, Prejudice, intergroup discrimination, Self-esteem, Outdoor Interventions , Resilience, Adolescent well-being, Belonging, Conflict reduction, Social influence, Risky adolescent behavior. He has contributed around 80 publications, having citations around 1065.
132 Eiko Honaga Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Osaka City General Hospital Osaka Japan 106 Candido J. Ingles Department of Health Psychology Miguel Hernandez University of Elche Elche Spain

Dr. Ingles is presently serving as a Professor of Educational Psychology at the Department of Health Psychology in the Miguel Hernandez University of Elche. He was awarded a degree of PhD in Clinical and Adolescent Psychology from the University of Murcia in 2001. He also received Extraordinary Doctorate Award for his Ph.D. from the UMU in 2004. He has contributed more than 180 articles in different Psychology Journals. His research interests include assessment, measurement, prevention, psychoeducational treatment on social anxiety, aggressive and prosocial behavior, legal drugs abuse, cognitive-motivational variables, academic achievement, perfectionism, school refusal behavior and positive and negative affect in children and adolescents.
114 Fadi Maalouf Department of Psychiatry American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) Beirut Lebanon

Dr. Fadi Maalouf is the Founding Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Interim Chairperson of the Department of Psychiatry and Associate Professor at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). He also holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. After receiving his MD from AUB, he completed a residency in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Boston VA Healthcare system. He is also Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and a member of the founding committee of the Arab Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
119 Błażej Misiak Department of Genetics Wroclaw Medical University Wroclaw Poland

Błażej Misiak, MD, PhD is a specialist of psychiatry and works at Wroclaw Medical University, Poland (Department of Genetics and Wroclaw Psychosis Research Group). He defended his PhD thesis in 2015 at Wroclaw Medical University and published over 60 papers in international journals. His main interests include early intervention in psychosis, clinical and biological correlates of childhood trauma in psychotic disorders as well as psychiatric comorbidities in rare genetic syndromes. He received several prestigious awards, including the European Colleage of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Fellowship Award and the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Young Investigator Award.
116 Mario Miniati Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine University of Pisa Pisa Italy

Mario Miniati is currently adjunt professor for the University of Pisa, Italy. He completed a formal training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy with Prof. Ellen Frank, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA. He participated in several international and national studies, including the Grant ‘Depression: the Search for Treatment-relevant phenotypes’ (Grant sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health). He published extensively in peer reviewed international scientific journals. He currently totalizes a Scopus H Index of 16.
120 Francesco Margari Department of Basic Medical Science University of Bari 'Aldo Moro' Bari Italy

Prof. Francesco Margari, M.D. PH.D, is Aggregate Professor of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine and Surgery - University “Aldo Moro” of Bari, Department of Basic Medical Science, Neuroscience and Sense Organs, Italy. He did his Postgraduate Residency Program in Psychiatry, Neurology and in Child and Adolescence Neuropsychiatry. He is also Head of Unit for Emergencies in Adolescence. Policlinic Hospital of Bari. Prof. Francesco Margari's field of expertise are Psychopathological continuity between developmental age and adulthood, Psychopathology and Criminology in adolescence age,Metabolic aspects of psycho‐pharmacotherapy in adolescent age, Disturbi dello spettro autistico in adult age,Schizophrenia, Autoimmune process of Schizophrenia and Family therapy.
137 Bedriye ÖNCÜ Department of Psychiatry Ankara University School of Medicine Ankara Turkey

Bedriye Öncü, MD, is currently working as full professor at Ankara University in the Department of Psychiatry. She worked at the same institute and department as Head of the Department of Psychiatry during 2014-15. She completed Residency in Psychiatry from Ankara University School of Medicine during 1992 – 1998 and got Training in medicine from the same institute during 1986-1992. She has expertise in Psychiatry, Clinical pharmacology, ADHD, eating disorder, bipolar disorders etc. From March 2011- May 2011, she remained a Visiting scholar at Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, Neuropsychopharmacology Unit, Centre for Pharmacology and Therapeutics, London, UK. Similarly, from October 1998 - January 1999, she remained a Visiting scholar at Scarborough Hospital Mental Health Service, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic, Toronto, Canada. She is on the editorial boards of different journals, such as Turkish Journal of Psychiatry, Turkish Clinics Journal of Psychiatry, and Current Approaches in Psychiatry. She is also a member of different societies such as Association of Suicide Prevention, Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Unit of Psychiatric Association of Turkey and Turkish Association of Social Psychiatry. She has 69 papers and 5 chapters to her credit.

134 Andres J. Pumariega Department of Psychiatry Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Camden New Jersey United States

Andres J. Pumariega, M.D. has devoted his psychiatric career to children’s systems of care and cultural diversity in mental health. He is currently Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Cooper School of Medicine at Rowan University. His M.D. is from the University of Miami, and residencies in general and child psychiatry at Duke University. He has headed two pediatric psychiatry consultation services, three directorships of child & adolescent psychiatry, and two previous departments of psychiatry. He has served on the editorial boards of multiple journals, and published over 200 scientific publications and over 200 abstracts, and two edited textbooks. He was President of the American Association of Social Psychiatry and American Orthopsychiatric Association, and awarded numerous awards for his work.
133 Glen T. Pearson University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas TX United States 107 Theodore A. Petti Department of Psychiatry Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway NJ United States

Dr. Petti received his Medical Degree from Case-Western Reserve University, completed a pediatric internship at Akron Children's Hospital, and trained in general psychiatry at the U. of N. Carolina at Chapel Hill. Following two years in the United States Army, he completed training in child and adolescent psychiatry at New York University-Bellevue Medical Center, and later earned a Master in Public Health degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, serves as Consulting Editor of Child Psychiatry Alerts. He currently serves as President of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry.
108 Alessia Passanisi Faculty of Human and Society Sciences Kore University of Enna Enna Italy

Dr. Alessia Passanisi, PhD, is Associate Professor of General Psychology at UKE – Kore University of Enna (italy), where she teaches “Personality Psychology” and “Psychology of Emotions and Criminality”. She is also a research fellow at City University of London (UK). Her research interests mainly concern the personality psychology such as the development of both functional and dysfunctional personality traits as a result of either bio factors and early experiences with significant others.
135 Eugenio M. Rothe Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University Miami, Florida United States

Dr. Rothe is Professor of Psychiatry and a Founding Faculty Member of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Courtesy Professor of the Robert Stempel School of Public Health and Adjunct Professor of the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University, Miami’s Public University. He is a board certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent and Forensic psychiatry and trained in Adult Psychoanalysis. Dr. Rothe has written extensively about the mental health issues of immigrants, refugees and patients of diverse cultural backgrounds for which he has received various national awards. He is the founder and director of the Medical Professionalism Course at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, which utilizes psychodynamic principles to teach medical students how to practice “the art of medicine”.
122 Elizabeth K. Reynolds Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore Md United States

Elizabeth K. Reynolds is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She serves as the primary behavioral consultant within the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient and Day Hospital services. Research and clinical interests focus on 1) patient safety, quality improvement, and behavioral programming within youth psychiatric acute care and 2) social-contextual and self-regulatory factors associated with adolescent health risk behaviors. Dr. Reynolds received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Maryland, College Park. She completed her predoctoral internship training at Alpert Medical School of Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium.
125 Debra Rickwood Department of Psychology Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Melbourne Australia

Dr. Debra Rickwood is Professor of Psychology at the University of Canberra and Chief Scientific Advisor to headspace: Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. She is a Fellow and Past Board Director of the Australian Psychological Society, and member of the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Community Psychologists. She is a pioneer researcher in the field of mental health problems of youth, and oversees research and evaluation for the Australian government-funded headspace initiative, which addresses the mental health care needs of young people aged 12-25 across Australia.
123 Amilton D. Santos Júnior Department of Medical Psychology and Psychiatry State University of Campinas Campinas Brazil

Dr. Amilton dos Santos Júnior, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, MD, PhD, with focus on Child and Adolescent Health. He is a Lecturer of Psychiatry at the State University of Campinas - Brazil since 2016. His areas of research interest include both psychosocial and biological aspects of child/adolescent psychiatry and mental health; in which he has voluntarily formed discussion and study groups with, psychologists, physicians, medical and post-graduate students. Regarding the former, the main areas of interest refer to mental health of undergraduate students, mental health of young athletes and mental health of children with gender incongruence. His most recent publications are in the field of cardiovascular, hormonal and pharmacogenetics of adverse effects of risperidone among children and adolescents; and also he is starting a similar study on the effects of clozapine for the treatment of aggression among adolescents with severe externalized behaviors and disruptive disorders.
126 Maria Semkovska Department of Psychology University of Southern Denmark Odense Syddanmark Denmark

Dr. Semkovska is a Clinical Neuropsychologist by training and obtained her PhD in 2005 from the University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada. Presently she is a Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Limerick (Ireland). Her primary research goals are focused toward developing innovative preventative strategies of the occurrence and re-occurrence of depression that incorporate neurocognitive remediation, resilience-building and autobiographical memories re-appraisal in at-risk populations, including children, adolescents and young adults.
124 Himanshu Sharma Department of Psychiatry PS Medical College & SK Hospital Gujarat India

After having passed his MD in Psychiatry from SMS Medical College and Attached Group of Hospitals, Jaipur (University of Rajasthan), Dr. Himanshu Sharma is currently working as Professor and Head of Psychiatry Department, Pramukh Swami Medical College & SK Hospital, Karamsad, Gujarat. He is Specialty Field Editor to Indian Journal of Psychiatry, and Reviewer on Board of many National and International Journals. He is a Researcher, Mentor, an Avid Reader and Writer. He has written two collections of short stories in regional language. His areas of interest are Bipolar Disorder, Stress, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), and Adolescent mental health.
136 Annette Streeck-Fischer Department Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie von Kindern und Jugendlichen Asklepios Fachklinikum Tiefenbrunn Gİettingen Germany

Prof. Dr. Streeck-Fischer, Annette, is Director of the department Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie von Kindern und Jugendlichen‘ in Tiefenbrunn /Göttingen from 1983 to 2013. She is a child- and adolescent psychiatrist, Teacher at International Psychoanalytic University Berlin (IPU) since 2009, psychoanalyst (DPG, DGPT), Training analyst at Lou-Andreas-Salomé-Institut Göttingen, Responsible Editor of the journal "Praxis der Kinderpsychologie, Kinderpsychiatri" from 1991 to 2014. Dr. Streeck-Fischer is a member of several national and international scientific advisory boards. In 2007, she became president elect of ISAPP, from 2011 to 2015 president of ISAPP. Her Publications are on the topics such as adolescence, right wing extremisme, violence, trauma, physical and sexual maltreatment, Borderline personality development etc.
137 Robert Weinstock Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioural Sciences University of California Los Angeles CA United States

Dr. Robert Weinstock is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA. His research expertise lies in the field of Adolescent psychiatry, Forensic psychiatry and ethical issues. Dr. Weinstock has published over 90 manuscripts in various reputed international journals and has 910 total citations.
111 Gary Winship School of Education University of Nottingham Nottingham United Kingdom

Dr. Gary Winship, Ph.D., is visiting Professor University Reaviz, Moscow, Associate Professor in the School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK where he leads an international MA in Trauma Studies. He is Senior Fellow, Arts Coordinator and executive management group of the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham University. Registered psychotherapist and MHN, Dr. Winship has extensive clinical and research experience in therapeutic environments, especially working with psychotic states, addictions, suicide, self-harm and addictions. His research has been applied to the understanding of the optimal orthopedagogical conditions for an effective institutional milieu including schools, prison and hospitals. Dr. Winship has published over 100 papers, books and book chapters. In 2011 he delivered a keynote address to the 22nd China Congress of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Executive Guest Editors 139 Ida F. Dancyger Department of Psychiatry North Shore University Hospital & The Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde Park NY United States

Ida Flint Dancyger, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, including the Zucker Hillside Hospital & the Cohen’s Children’s Center. Dr. Dancyger is an associate professor of psychology in psychiatry at the Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Dancyger maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Manhattan.
140 Victor Fornari Department of Psychiatry Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde Park NY United States

Victor M. Fornari, M.D., M.S., is the vice-chair of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the director of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, including the Zucker Hillside Hospital and the Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Fornari is also a professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics at the Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
Leslie-Hulvershorn Leslie A. Hulvershorn Orcid School of Medicine Indiana University Bloomington, IN United States 138 Candido J. Ingles Department of Health Psychology Miguel Hernandez University of Elche Elche Spain

Dr. Ingles is presently serving as a Professor of Educational Psychology at the Department of Health Psychology in the Miguel Hernandez University of Elche. He was awarded a degree of PhD in Clinical and Adolescent Psychology from the University of Murcia in 2001. He also received Extraordinary Doctorate Award for his Ph.D. from the UMU in 2004. He has contributed more than 180 articles in different Psychology Journals. His research interests include assessment, measurement, prevention, psychoeducational treatment on social anxiety, aggressive and prosocial behavior, legal drugs abuse, cognitive-motivational variables, academic achievement, perfectionism, school refusal behavior and positive and negative affect in children and adolescents.
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