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Kerim  Munir, MD, MPH, DSc

Kerim Munir
Department:
Medicine Research
Division
Developmental Medicine Research
Hospital Title:
Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Academic Title:
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
AutismNeurodevelopmental Disorders
Contact:
617-355-7166
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Research Overview

Kerim Munir’s research is focused on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders across the lifespan, with an emphasis on understanding determinants of developmental psychopathology and comorbidity. He has also led important research training programs in global mental health, developmental disabilities and public health. He served as a member of the WHO International Classification of Diseases, 11th edition (ICD-11) Review Group on Intellectual Disabilities and is currently Secretary, World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section on Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability. He was advisor to UNICEF-Turkey during the 1999-2001 Marmara Earthquakes, and subsequently, the lead author of the 1st National Mental Health Policy for Turkey sponsored by World Bank and Ministry of Health.

Since 2000, he has participated as PI of NIH-funded International Collaborative Operational Health Research Award (ICOHRTA) and as PI of the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) across the Lifespan Research Training Programs funded by the Fogarty International Center. He also directed a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded national research education program in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (MHDD) for graduate students and early career scientists. Since 2012, he is PI of the International Research Bioethics Initiative for Turkey/C. Asia in collaboration with Koç University with regional participation in a Research Methodology & Ethics in the Health Sciences Summer Institute in Istanbul as a hub.

He is the recipient of the Klaus Peter Award in International Medical Education from the Harvard Medical School, George Tarjan Award in Developmental Disabilities from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, T. Berry Brazelton Award in Pediatric Innovation from the Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Developmental Medicine, as well as international awards from the National Association of Child Psychiatry and Mental Health, and the Ministry of Health, Turkey.

About Kerim Munir

Dr. Munir received his medical degree from University College London. He completed an internship at St. George's Hospital in London and a residency in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child and adolescent psychiatry at McLean Hospital.

Publications

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  1. Munir KM, Azeem MW. Autism Forum at the 2016 World Innovation Summit in Health will examine policy changes in coping with Autism Spectrum Disorders. World Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; 10:25-26.
  2. Bakare MO, Bello-Mojeed MA, Munir KM, Ogun OC, Eaton J. Neurodevelopmental delay among children under the age of three years at immunization clinics in Lagos State, Nigeria - Preliminary report. Sci Rep. 2016 Apr 29; 6:25175.
  3. Munir KM. The co-occurrence of mental disorders in children and adolescents with intellectual disability/intellectual developmental disorder. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2016 Mar; 29(2):95-102.
  4. Munir KM. Analysis of Service and Legislative Frameworks in Turkey across the Lifespan, 3rd. Edition, In: Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan (Rubin LI, Merrick J, Greydanus DE, Patel DR, eds.), Springer International Publishing; Dordrecht, Switzerland. 2016.
  5. Bertelli MO, Munir K, Harris J, Salvador-Carulla L. "Intellectual developmental disorders": reflections on the international consensus document for redefining "mental retardation-intellectual disability" in ICD-11. Adv Ment Health Intellect Disabil. 2016; 10(1):36-58.
  6. Rustamova FA, Mammadov VG, Munir KM. REALIZATION OF INFORMED CONSENT AS ONE OF PATIENT'S RIGHTS: CURRENT SITUATION IN AZERBAIJAN. Bioetika. 2016; 1(17):24-29.
  7. Tasgin EC, Oner O, Yurtbasi P, Munir K. Effects of maternal symptom ratings and other clinical features on short-term treatment response to OROS methylphenidate in children and adolescents with ADHD in a naturalistic clinical setting. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2016; 26(2):126-133.
  8. Güler AS, do Rosário MC, Ayaz AB, Gökçe S, Yulaf Y, Basgül S, Özcan Ö, Karabekiroglu K, Munir K, Besiroglu L, Yazgan Y. Psychometric properties of the DY-BOCS in a Turkish sample of children and adolescents. Compr Psychiatry. 2016 Feb; 65:15-23.
  9. Bakare MO, Tunde-Ayinmode MF, Adewuya AO, Bello-Mojeed MA, Sale S, James BO, Yunusa MA, Obindo JT, Igwe MN, Odinka PC, Okafor CJ, Oshodi YO, Okonoda KM, Munir KM, Orovwigho AO. Recognition of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms and knowledge about some other aspects of ASD among final year medical students in Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Res Notes. 2015; 8:454.
  10. Yurtbasi P, Aldemir S, Teksin Bakir MG, Aktas S, Ayvaz FB, Pistav Satilmis S, Münir K. Comparison of Neurological and Cognitive Deficits in Children With ADHD and Anxiety Disorders. J Atten Disord. 2015 Jun 15.
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  12. Munir KM. An Analysis of Convergence of Global Mental Health and Non-Communicable Disease Frameworks: Separate is not Equal. Dusunen Adam. 2015 Mar; 28(1):1-7.
  13. Munir KM, Friedman SL, Szymanski LS. Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Intellectual Disability/Intellectual Developmental Disorders. In: Psychiatry (Eds. Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman JA, First MB, Riba M). 2015; 1:672-705.
  14. Avcil S, Baykara B, Baydur H, Münir KM, Inal Emiroglu N. [The validity and reliability of the Social Communication Questionnaire- Turkish form in autistics aged 4-18 years]. Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 26(1):56-64.
  15. Çöp E, Yurtbasi P, Öner Ö, Münir KM. Genetic testing in children with autism spectrum disorders. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 16(6):426-432.
  16. Salvador-Carulla L, Martínez-Leal R, Heyler C, Alvarez-Galvez J, Veenstra MY, García-Ibáñez J, Carpenter S, Bertelli M, Munir K, Torr J, Van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk HM. Training on intellectual disability in health sciences: the European perspective. Int J Dev Disabil. 2015 Jan; 61(1):20-31.
  17. Ilgili O, Arda B, Munir K. ANALYSIS OF THE NEW REGULATORY BIOETHICAL REVIEW FRAMEWORK FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN TURKEY. Rev Rom Bioet. 2014 Apr; 12(1):5-14.
  18. Lavelle TA, Weinstein MC, Newhouse JP, Munir K, Kuhlthau KA, Prosser LA. Economic burden of childhood autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar; 133(3):e520-9.
  19. Bertelli MO, Salvador-Carulla L, Scuticchio D, Varrucciu N, Martinez-Leal R, Cooper SA, Simeonsson RJ, Deb S, Weber G, Jung R, Munir K, Adnams C, Akoury-Dirani L, Girimaji SC, Katz G, Kwok H, Walsh C. Moving beyond intelligence in the revision of ICD-10: specific cognitive functions in intellectual developmental disorders. World Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 13(1):93-4.
  20. Ilgili O, Arda B, Munir K. ETHICS IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE RESEARCH. Turk Geriatri Derg. 2014; 17(2):188-195.
  21. Bakare MO, Munir KM, Bello-Mojeed MA. Public health and research funding for childhood neurodevelopmental disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: a time to balance priorities. Healthc Low Resour Settings. 2014; 2(1).
  22. Fuentes J, Bakare M, Munir K, Aguayo P, Gaddour N, Oner O. Developmental Disorders: Autism Spectrum Disorders. In: IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Rey J, ed.). 2014.
  23. Bello-Mojeed MA, Bakare MO, Munir KM. Comprehensive Guide to Autism (Patel VB, Preedy VR, Martin CR, eds.). Identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Africa: need for shifting research and public health focus. 2014; 2437-2453.
  24. Munir KM. The Evolution of Research and of Research Training Opportunities. Proceedings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 60th Anniversary Program Part 2: Looking Ahead from the Past: Perspectives from AACAP Regional Organizations and the History and Archives Committee. 2013.
  25. Oner P, Oner O, Munir K. Three-item Direct Observation Screen (TIDOS) for autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2014 Aug; 18(6):733-42.
  26. Simsek Z, Demir C, Er G, Munir KM. Evaluation of attempted suicide in emergency departments in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2013 Aug; 21(4):325-331.
  27. Stein DS, Munir KM, Karweck AJ, Davidson EJ, Stein MT. Developmental regression, depression, and psychosocial stress in an adolescent with Down syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 34(3):216-8.
  28. Alvarez E, Munir K. Mental Health Gap in School-Based Services in Two Massachusetts Towns: Service Assessment Using the World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS). J Adolescent Health. 2013; 52(2):S80-S81.
  29. Oner O, Oner P, Cop E, Munir KM. Characteristics of DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder combined and predominantly inattentive subtypes in a Turkish clinical sample. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2012 Aug; 43(4):523-32.
  30. Oner P, Oner O, Azik FM, Cop E, Munir KM. Ferritin and hyperactivity ratings in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Pediatr Int. 2012 Oct; 54(5):688-92.
  31. Baskak B, Munir K, Ozguven HD, Koc E, Gedik G, Erkan D, Atbasoglu CE. Total exposure duration and proximity of cessation of cannabis use predict severity of sub-clinical psychotic symptoms among former users. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Jul 30; 198(2):316-8.
  32. Öner P, Öner Ö, Çöp E, Munir KM. [Reliability and Validity of the Turkish Version of the Social Communication Scale.] Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2012 Jan; 22(1):43-50.
  33. Bakare MO, Munir KM. Excess of non-verbal cases of autism spectrum disorders presenting to orthodox clinical practice in Africa - a trend possibly resulting from late diagnosis and intervention. S Afr J Psychiatr. 2011 Dec; 17(4):118-120.
  34. Munir K. Legacy of Human Research Involving Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities. Proceedings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, AACAP George Tarjan Award Honors Presentation. 2011.
  35. Salvador-Carulla L, Reed GM, Vaez-Azizi LM, Cooper SA, Martinez-Leal R, Bertelli M, Adnams C, Cooray S, Deb S, Akoury-Dirani L, Girimaji SC, Katz G, Kwok H, Luckasson R, Simeonsson R, Walsh C, Munir K, Saxena S. Intellectual developmental disorders: towards a new name, definition and framework for "mental retardation/intellectual disability" in ICD-11. World Psychiatry. 2011 Oct; 10(3):175-80.
  36. Bakare MO, Munir KM. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Africa: a perspective. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2011 Jul; 14(3):208-10.
  37. Bakare MO, Munir KM, Kinney DK. Associations of hypomelanotic skin disorders with autism: Do they reflect the effects of genetic mutations and epigenetic factors on vitamin-D metabolism in individuals at risk for autism? Hypothesis (Macon). 2011 Apr 16; 9(1):e2.
  38. Bakare MO, Munir KM. A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders (Mohammadi M-R, ed.). Chapter 10: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Africa. 2011; 193-204.
  39. Ozguven HD, Oner O, Baskak B, Oktem F, Olmez S, Munir K. Theory of Mind in Schizophrenia and Asperger's Syndrome: Relationship with Negative Symptoms. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2010; 20(1):5-13.
  40. Munir KM, Bakare, MO, Robinson E. Global perspective on autism spectrum disorders: variation in rates, gender and IQ distribution, outcome and need for socio-culturally appropriate assessments. Proceedings of the International Association of Child and Adolescents Psychiatry and Allied Professionals Congress, Beijing, China. 2010.
  41. Fawzi MC, Betancourt TS, Marcelin L, Klopner M, Munir K, Muriel AC, Oswald C, Mukherjee JS. Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder among Haitian immigrant students: implications for access to mental health services and educational programming. BMC Public Health. 2009 Dec 22; 9:482.
  42. Akinci A, Oner O, Guven A, Degerliyurt A, Munir K. Refractive errors and strabismus in children with tuberous sclerosis: a controlled study. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 Nov-Dec; 46(6):345-8.
  43. Munir KM. Psychiatry of Intellectual and Developmental Disability in the US: Time for a New Beginning. Psychiatry (Abingdon). 2009 Nov 1; 8(11):448-452.
  44. Kinney DK, Barch DH, Chayka B, Napoleon S, Munir KM. Environmental risk factors for autism: do they help cause de novo genetic mutations that contribute to the disorder? Med Hypotheses. 2010 Jan; 74(1):102-6.
  45. Erol N, Simsek Z, Münir K. Mental health of adolescents reared in institutional care in Turkey: challenges and hope in the twenty-first century. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010 Feb; 19(2):113-24.
  46. Akinci A, Oner O, Bozkurt OH, Guven A, Degerliyurt A, Munir K. Refractive errors and strabismus in children with Ddown syndrome: a controlled study. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 Mar-Apr; 46(2):83-6.
  47. Oner O, Ozgüven HD, Oktem F, Yagmurlu B, Baskak B, Olmez S, Munir K. [Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in Asperger's syndrome: correlations with neuropsychological test scores]. Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2009; 20(1):22-7.
  48. Oner P. Barut Y, Oner O, Uneri OS, Bodur S, Turgut S, Munir KM. . The reliability and validity of the Turkish translation of the Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire. Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni - Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2009; 19(4):382-395.
  49. Akinci A, Oner O, Bozkurt OH, Guven A, Degerliyurt A, Munir K. Refractive errors and ocular findings in children with intellectual disability: a controlled study. J AAPOS. 2008 Oct; 12(5):477-81.
  50. Kinney DK, Munir KM, Crowley DJ, Miller AM. Prenatal stress and risk for autism. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008 Oct; 32(8):1519-32.
  51. Semiz UB, Basoglu C, Oner O, Munir KM, Ates A, Algul A, Ebrinc S, Cetin M. Effects of diagnostic comorbidity and dimensional symptoms of attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder in men with antisocial personality disorder. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2008 May; 42(5):405-13.
  52. Munir K, Friedman SL, Wilska ML, Syzmanski LS In Psychiatry, 3rd Edition, Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First MB, Maj M (eds). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, Chapter 42, Vol. 1, 2008; pp.689-746. Childhood Disorders: Intellectual Disability. Psychiatry(Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First M, Maj M) . 2008; 1:689-746.
  53. Munir K, Coulter S, Growdon JH, MacDonald A, Skerrett PJ, Leopold JA. How to solve three puzzles. Newsweek. 2008 Jan 21; 151(3):64, 66.
  54. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Epidemiology of attention problems among Turkish children and adolescents: a national study. J Atten Disord. 2008 Mar; 11(5):538-45.
  55. Brickell C, Munir K. Grief and its complications in individuals with intellectual disability. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2008; 16(1):1-12.
  56. Brickell C, Munir K. Revista Síndrome de Down: Revista española de investigación e información sobre el Síndrome de Down, Fundación Dialnet. El duelo y sus complicaciones en las personas con discapacidad intelectual. 2008; 97:68-76.
  57. Oner O, Devrimci-Ozguven H, Oktem F, Yagmurlu B, Baskak B, Munir KM. Proton MR spectroscopy: higher right anterior cingulate N-acetylaspartate/choline ratio in Asperger syndrome compared with healthy controls. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Sep; 28(8):1494-8.
  58. Simsek Z, Erol N, Oztop D, Münir K. Prevalence and predictors of emotional and behavioral problems reported by teachers among institutionally reared children and adolescents in Turkish orphanages compared with community controls. Child Youth Serv Rev. 2007 Jul; 29(7):883-899.
  59. Yildirim I, Ergene T, Munir K. High rates of depressive symptoms among senior high school students preparing for national university entrance examination in Turkey. Int J School Disaffect. 2007; 4(2):35-44.
  60. Oner O, Munir KM. Attentional characteristics as predictors of Schizophrenia among high risk individuals: Lessons from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Cognitive Disorders Research Trends (Sentowski HC, ed.). 2007; 163-182.
  61. Munir KM, Ergene T, Dag I, Erol N, Aker T (eds.). The Republic of Turkey National Mental Health Policy: Ankara: The Republic of Turkiye, Ministry of Health Directorate of Primary Health Care. 2006.
  62. Munir K, Ergene T, Dag I, Erol N, Aker T (eds.). Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Ruh Sagligi Politikasi. Ankara: T.C. Saglik Bakanligi Temel Saglik Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlügü. 2006.
  63. Toppelberg CO, Munir K, Nieto-Castañon A. Spanish-English Bilingual Children with Psychopathology: Language Deficits and Academic Language Proficiency. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2006 Sep; 11(3):156-163.
  64. Munir K, Szymanski LS, Bouras N, Eisenberg L, Yazgan Y. . Psychiatry of intellectual disability: Institutional and community policies and approaches. Turkish Journal of Psychiatry [Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi]. 2006; 17(2 Supplement 1):54-55.
  65. Melmed R, Munir K, Tanguay P. Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Delivery of Medical Care for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities (Rubin L, Crocker A, eds.). 2006; 451-470.
  66. Oner O, Munir K. Attentional and neurocognitive characteristics of high-risk offspring of parents with schizophrenia compared with DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder children. Schizophr Res. 2005 Jul 15; 76(2-3):293-9.
  67. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Effects of internal displacement and resettlement on the mental health of Turkish children and adolescents. Eur Psychiatry. 2005 Mar; 20(2):152-7.
  68. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Behavioral and emotional problems among Turkish children at ages 2 to 3 years. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005 Jan; 44(1):80-7.
  69. Munir K, Ergene T, Tunaligil V, Erol N. A window of opportunity for the transformation of national mental health policy in Turkey following two major earthquakes. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2004 Jul-Aug; 12(4):238-51.
  70. Hassiotis A, Munir KM. Developmental psychiatry and intellectual disabilities: an American perspective. Br J Learn Disabil. 2004 Mar; 32(1):39-42.
  71. Yan EG, Munir KM. Regulatory and ethical principles in research involving children and individuals with developmental disabilities. Ethics Behav. 2004; 14(1):31-49.
  72. Munir K, Ergene T, Tunaligil V. Toward mutual understanding of public health and human rights aspects of developmental disabilities in aftermath of emergencies. J Intellectual Disability Res. 2004; 48:481.
  73. Munir K, Belfer ML. HIV/AIDS: Global and US perspectives. Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Weiner J, Dulcan M, eds.). 2004; 869-889.
  74. Munir K, Ergene T, Tunaligil V, Erol N, Harper G, Belfer ML. Research Capacity Development Efforts in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities in Turkey. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter. 2003; 262-263.
  75. Mehta BK, Munir KM. Does the MMR vaccine and secretin or its receptor share an antigenic epitope? Med Hypotheses. 2003 May; 60(5):650-3.
  76. Sukumaran M, Rappaport L, Munir K, Ware J, Wypij D, Albert-Berman A, Reixeira-Pinta A, Wu A. Case control study of parental fertility and autism. Pediatric Research. 2003; 53(69A 392 Part 2):Suppl. S.
  77. Munir K. Coping with Autism: an Afterward. From a Mother’s Heart: A Journal of Survival, Challenge and Hope (Narajanan J). 2002; 239-244.
  78. Munir KM, Beardslee WR. A developmental and psychobiologic framework for understanding the role of culture in child and adolescent psychiatry. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2001 Oct; 10(4):667-77.
  79. A Project of the Ministry of National Education and UNICEF 1999-2001. Less Fearful, More Active. The Psychosocial School Project for Children Affected by the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey. 2001; 1-42.
  80. Munir K. UNICEF Recovery Plan for Turkish Children Affected by the 1999 Earthquakes Situation Report. Combining Mental Health and Primary Health Care. 2000.
  81. Munir K. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Early environmental factors in autism. 2000; 7(1):6.
  82. Munir K. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Lack of benefit of secretin in recent controlled studies. 2000; 7(1):1-2.
  83. Munir K. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Is the true prevalence of autism rising?. 2000; 7(1):5.
  84. Munir KM, Beardslee WR. Developmental psychiatry: is there any other kind? Harv Rev Psychiatry. 1999 Jan-Feb; 6(5):250-62.
  85. Munir K. Autism. Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide (Kamaroff, AL, ed.). 1999; 968-969.
  86. Szymanski LS, Munir K, Wiedhoff S . Psychiatric and behavior disorders in mental retardation syndromes. Current Opin Psychiatry. 1998; 11:515-518..
  87. Belfer ML, Munir K. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Weiner J, ed.). 1997; 495-506.
  88. Munir K, Boulifard D. Conduct Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Sholevar, Pirooz G., ed.). Comorbidity. 1995; 55-80.
  89. Munir K. Child Psychiatry Comes of Age. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1995; 34:965-967.
  90. Munir, K., Earls, F . Ethics of animal research. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1993; 32:471-472.
  91. Munir K, Earls F. Ethical principles governing research in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992 May; 31(3):408-14.
  92. Earls F, Munir K. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Work Group on Consumer Affairs, Disaster Preparedness and Information Resource Kit. 1992.
  93. Munir K, Krener P. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) HIV Issues Committee. Resource Guide for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents with HIV/AIDS. 1991.
  94. Munir K, Krener P. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) HIV Issues Committee. Information Guide for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents with HIV/AIDS. 1991.
  95. Biederman J, Faraone SV, Knee D, Munir K. Retrospective assessment of DSM-III attention deficit disorder in nonreferred individuals. J Clin Psychiatry. 1990 Mar; 51(3):102-6.
  96. Munir, K. Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Comes of Age. Psychotherapist's Guide to Pharmacotherapy (Ellison, J, ed.). 1989; 191-204.
  97. Munir K, Biederman J, Knee D. Psychiatric comorbidity in patients with attention deficit disorder: a controlled study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1987 Nov; 26(6):844-8.
  98. Biederman J, Munir K, Knee D. Conduct and oppositional disorder in clinically referred children with attention deficit disorder: a controlled family study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1987 Sep; 26(5):724-7.
  99. Biederman J, Munir K, Knee D, Armentano M, Autor S, Waternaux C, Tsuang M. High rate of affective disorders in probands with attention deficit disorder and in their relatives: a controlled family study. Am J Psychiatry. 1987 Mar; 144(3):330-3.
  100. Biederman J, Munir K, Knee D, Habelow W, Armentano M, Autor S, Hoge SK, Waternaux C. A family study of patients with attention deficit disorder and normal controls. J Psychiatr Res. 1986; 20(4):263-74.
  101. Robinson EB, Munir K, McCormick MC, Koenen KC, Santangelo SL. Brief report: no association between parental age and extreme social-communicative autistic traits in the general population. J Autism Dev Disord. 2011 Dec; 41(12):1733-7.
  102. Robinson EB, Koenen KC, McCormick MC, Munir K, Hallett V, Happé F, Plomin R, Ronald A. Evidence that autistic traits show the same etiology in the general population and at the quantitative extremes (5%, 2.5%, and 1%). Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Nov; 68(11):1113-21.
  103. Öner Ö, Akin A, Herken H, Erdal ME, Çiftçi K, Ay ME, Bicer D, Öncü B, Bozkurt OH, Münir K, Yazgan Y. Association among SNAP-25 gene DdeI and MnlI polymorphisms and hemodynamic changes during methylphenidate use: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. J Atten Disord. 2011 Nov; 15(8):628-37.
  104. Robinson EB, Koenen KC, McCormick MC, Munir K, Hallett V, Happé F, Plomin R, Ronald A. A multivariate twin study of autistic traits in 12-year-olds: testing the fractionable autism triad hypothesis. Behav Genet. 2012 Mar; 42(2):245-55.
  105. Basoglu C, Oner O, Ates A, Algul A, Bez Y, Cetin M, Herken H, Erdal ME, Munir KM. Synaptosomal-associated protein 25 gene polymorphisms and antisocial personality disorder: association with temperament and psychopathy. Can J Psychiatry. 2011 Jun; 56(6):341-7.
  106. Weiss LA, Arking DE, Daly MJ, Chakravarti A. A genome-wide linkage and association scan reveals novel loci for autism. Nature. 2009 Oct 8; 461(7265):802-8.
  107. Munir KM. The treatment of psychotic symptoms in Fahr's disease with lithium carbonate. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1986 Feb; 6(1):36-8.
  108. Akinci A, Oner O, Munir K. Central corneal thickness in children with intellectual disability: a controlled study. Cornea. 2010 Feb; 29(2):159-61.
  109. Robinson EB, Munir K, Munafò MR, Hughes M, McCormick MC, Koenen KC. Stability of autistic traits in the general population: further evidence for a continuum of impairment. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 Apr; 50(4):376-84.
  110. Shen Y, Dies KA, Holm IA, Bridgemohan C, Sobeih MM, Caronna EB, Miller KJ, Frazier JA, Silverstein I, Picker J, Weissman L, Raffalli P, Jeste S, Demmer LA, Peters HK, Brewster SJ, Kowalczyk SJ, Rosen-Sheidley B, McGowan C, Duda AW, Lincoln SA, Lowe KR, Schonwald A, Robbins M, Hisama F, Wolff R, Becker R, Nasir R, Urion DK, Milunsky JM, Rappaport L, Gusella JF, Walsh CA, Wu BL, Miller DT. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e727-35.
  111. Bakare MO, Munir KM, Kinney DK. Association of hypomelanotic skin disorders with autism: links to possible etiologic role of vitamin-D levels in autism? Hypothesis (Tor). 2011 Sep; 9(1).
  112. Baskak B, Baran Z, Devrimci-Özgüven H, Münir K, Öner Ö, Özel-Kizil T. Effect of a social defeat experience on prefrontal activity in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Sep 30; 233(3):443-50.
  113. Bertelli MO, Munir K, Salvador-Carulla L. Fair is foul, and foul is fair: reframing neurodevelopmental disorders in the neurodevelopmental perspective. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2016 Dec; 134(6):557-558.
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