ABOUT THE RESEARCHER

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.

BACKGROUND

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. Setting priorities for people with intellectual disability/intellectual developmental disorders across the lifespan: a call to action by the World Psychiatric Association. BJPsych Int. 2021 Aug; 18(3):54-57. View abstract
  2. Social network-based ethical analysis of COVID-19 vaccine supply policy in three Central Asian countries. Res Sq. 2021 Jul 26. View abstract
  3. A Call to Action to Implement Effective COVID-19 Prevention and Screening of Individuals with Severe Intellectual Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 07; 51(7):2566-2568. View abstract
  4. Roy A, Courtney K, Odiyoor M, Walsh P, Keane S, Biswas A, Marston G, Thirulokachandran S, Munir K. Priorities for people with intellectual disability/intellectual developmental disorders across the lifespan: a call to action by the World Psychiatric Association. BJPsych International. BJPsych International. 2021; doi:10.1192/bji.2021.6 . View abstract
  5. Osmanli N, Babayev, Rustamov I, Munir K. Psychometric Evaluation of the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) in Azerbaijan. J Education Training Studies. J Education Training Studies. 2021; 9(3):28-35 doi.org/10.11114/je. View abstract
  6. Impact of containment and mitigation measures on children and youth with ASD during the COVID-19 pandemic: Report from the ELENA cohort. J Psychiatr Res. 2021 05; 137:73-80. View abstract
  7. Cortical activity measured by functional near infrared spectroscopy during a theory of mind task in subjects with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and healthy controls. J Affect Disord. 2021 03 01; 282:329-339. View abstract
  8. The relationship of cortical activity induced by pain stimulation with clinical and cognitive features of somatic symptom disorder: A controlled functional near infrared spectroscopy study. J Psychosom Res. 2021 01; 140:110300. View abstract
  9. Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers Revised (MCHAT-R/F) in an Urban Metropolitan Sample of Young Children in Turkey. J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Sep; 50(9):3312-3319. View abstract
  10. Global variation in the prevalence of suicidal ideation, anxiety and their correlates among adolescents: A population based study of 82 countries. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Jul; 24:100395. View abstract
  11. Cortical activity during social acceptance and rejection task in social anxiety disorder: A controlled functional near infrared spectroscopy study. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2021 01 10; 104:110012. View abstract
  12. Intellectual developmental disorder and autism spectrum disorder in the WPA next triennium mainstream. World Psychiatry. 2020 Jun; 19(2):260. View abstract
  13. Children and adolescents with developmental disabilities in humanitarian settings. Child/Adolescent & Family Refugee Mental Health: A Global Perspective (Song SJ, Ventevogel P, Eds.). New York, NY: Springer Nature Publishers. 2020. View abstract
  14. The Girona declaration on borderline intellectual functioning. Lancet Psychiatry. 2020 03; 7(3):e8. View abstract
  15. Global variation in the prevalence of bullying victimisation amongst adolescents: Role of peer and parental supports. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Mar; 20:100276. View abstract
  16. School Inclusion in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders in France: Report from the ELENA French Cohort Study. J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Feb; 50(2):455-466. View abstract
  17. Association of Borderline Intellectual Functioning and Adverse Childhood Experience with adult psychiatric morbidity. Findings from a British birth cohort. BMC Psychiatry. 2019 12 05; 19(1):387. View abstract
  18. Attachment style predicts cortical activity in the temporoparietal junction (TPJ): An fNIRS study using a Theory of Mind (ToM) task in healthy university students. J Psychophysiology. 2019; 2019; 9:31DOI:10.1027/0269-880. View abstract
  19. Burden of major depressive disorder and quality of life among mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder in urban bangladesh. Autism Res. 2020 02; 13(2):284-297. View abstract
  20. Psychometric evaluation of the Turkish version of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale in adolescents. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2021 Jul-Sep; 20(3):379-394. View abstract
  21. Fifteen-Year Prospective Follow-Up Study of Adult Outcomes of Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children Attending Centers in Five Regional Departments in France: The EpiTED Cohort. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Jun; 49(6):2243-2256. View abstract
  22. Correction to: Fifteen-Year Prospective Follow-Up Study of Adult Outcomes of Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children Attending Centers in Five Regional Departments in France: The EpiTED Cohort. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Jun; 49(6):2257. View abstract
  23. Attachment Style Predicts Cortical Activity in Temporoparietal Junction (TPJ): An fNIRS Study Using a Theory of Mind (ToM) Task in Healthy University Students. J Psychophysiol. 2020 Apr; 34(2):99-109. View abstract
  24. Parent Preferences for Health Outcomes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pharmacoeconomics. 2019 04; 37(4):541-551. View abstract
  25. Mental Health in Cerebral Palsy. Care and Management of Children and Youth with Complex Cerebral Palsy (Stevenson R, Glader L, eds.). Mac Keith Press, London. 2019; p. 211-238. ISBN: 978-1-909962. View abstract
  26. Needs Assessment Framework for Mental Health Policy in Treating Persons With Serious Mental Illness in Azerbaijan. Psychiatr Serv. 2019 05 01; 70(5):432-435. View abstract
  27. Care Tools for Clinical Practice. Care and Management of Children and Youth with Complex Cerebral Palsy (Stevenson R, Glader L, eds.) Mac Keith Press, London. 2019; pp.357-368. ISBN: 978-1-909962. View abstract
  28. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Nigeria: A Scoping Review of Literature and Opinion on Future Research and Social Policy Directions. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(3):899-909. View abstract
  29. Challenging behaviours at early adulthood in autism spectrum disorders: topography, risk factors and evolution. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2018 07; 62(7):637-649. View abstract
  30. The cost of child and adolescent mental health services. Lancet Psychiatry. 2018 04; 5(4):299-300. View abstract
  31. Nigeria and Autism. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Volkmar, F, ed.). doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102257-1. ISBN 978-1-4419-1697-6. 2018. View abstract
  32. Developing Countries and Autism. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Volkmar, F, ed.).doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102257-1. ISBN 978-1-4419-1697-6. 2018. View abstract
  33. Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-Based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Feasibility Assessment Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Dec 14; 6(12):e251. View abstract
  34. Addressing the Global Burden of Neurological, Mental, and Substance Use Disorders using Information Technology. Global Health Informatics (Celi LAG, Fraser HSF, Nikore V, Osorio JS, Paik K, eds.) ISBN 9780262533201 https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/global-health-informatics. 2017. View abstract
  35. Diagnosing co-occurring mental disorders in children and adolescents with Intellectual Disability/Intellectual Developmental Disorder. J Am Acad Child Adol Psychiat. 2017; 10(56):S148. View abstract
  36. Improving access to interventions among mothers screened positive for post-partum depression (PPD) at National Programme on Immunization (NPI) clinics in south-western and south-eastern Nigeria - A service development report. Matters (Zur). 2017; 2017. View abstract
  37. Bioethics education in Azerbaijan: Preconditions, development and current state. Med Law. 2017; 3(36):1-12. View abstract
  38. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF BIOETHICAL ISSUES FROM VIEW POINTS OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATION IN TURKEY, ROMAN CATHOLICISM AND ORTHODOX JUDAISM. Acta Bioeth. 2017 Jul; 23(2):327-339. View abstract
  39. Disclosure and insight of breast cancer diagnosis and mental well-being: A pilot study among Azerbaijani women. Psychooncology. 2018 02; 27(2):700-702. View abstract
  40. Factors influencing antiretroviral treatment suboptimal adherence among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents in Thailand. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172392. View abstract
  41. Developmental Regression, Depression, and Psychosocial Stress in an Adolescent with Down Syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Feb/Mar; 38 Suppl 1:S26-S28. View abstract
  42. Child Maltreatment in Residential Care: History, Research, and Current Practice (Rus AV, Parris SR, Ecaterina S, eds.). Divergent Developmental Pathways of Children and Adolescents Reared in Long-term Residential Care in Turkey, New York: Springer International Publishing AG. 2017; 241-268. View abstract
  43. Intellectual Disabilities (Intellectual Developmental Disorders). In CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Psychiatry, 3rd edition (Ebert, M. Leckman J, Petrakis I, ed.). New York: LANGE CURRENT Series, McGraw-Hill Education/Medical. 2017. View abstract
  44. Prevalence and predictors of mental health among farmworkers in Southeastern Anatolia of Turkey. Int J Environ Agric Res. 2017 Jan; 3(1):21-29. View abstract
  45. [Anxiety in women undergoing surgical treatment of breast cancer]. Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2017; 117(6):79-82. View abstract
  46. Autism Forum at the 2016 World Innovation Summit in Health (WISH) in Doha. World Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; (11):26. View abstract
  47. Wold Innovation Summit in Health. Autism: A Global Framework for Action. 2016. View abstract
  48. Effect of Ferritin on Short-Term Treatment Response in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2012; 22(4):325-331. View abstract
  49. Fair is foul, and foul is fair: reframing neurodevelopmental disorders in the neurodevelopmental perspective. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2016 12; 134(6):557-558. View abstract
  50. Medical Science, research and higher education in Azerbaijan from bioethical developmental perspective. Med Pravo. 2016; 18(2):18-43. View abstract
  51. Autism Forum at the 2016 World Innovation Summit in Health will examine global policy changes in coping with Autism Spectrum Disorders. World Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; 10:25-26. View abstract
  52. Neurodevelopmental delay among children under the age of three years at immunization clinics in Lagos State, Nigeria - Preliminary report. Sci Rep. 2016 04 29; 6:25175. View abstract
  53. 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. View abstract
  54. 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. View abstract
  55. "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. View abstract
  56. REALIZATION OF INFORMED CONSENT AS ONE OF PATIENT'S RIGHTS: CURRENT SITUATION IN AZERBAIJAN. Bioetika. 2016; 1(17):24-29. View abstract
  57. 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. View abstract
  58. MEDICAL SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN AZERBAIJAN FROM BIOETHICAL DEVELOPMENTS PERSPECTIVE. Med Pravo. 2016; 2(18):18-43. View abstract
  59. Psychometric properties of the DY-BOCS in a Turkish sample of children and adolescents. Compr Psychiatry. 2016 Feb; 65:15-23. View abstract
  60. 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 Sep 18; 8:454. View abstract
  61. Effect of a social defeat experience on prefrontal activity in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Sep 30; 233(3):443-50. View abstract
  62. Development trajectories in children and adolescent with life-course and optimal outcome Autism Spectrum Disorder. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015; 24:S47-S48. View abstract
  63. Comparison of Neurological and Cognitive Deficits in Children With ADHD and Anxiety Disorders. J Atten Disord. 2018 03; 22(5):472-485. View abstract
  64. 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. View abstract
  65. Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Intellectual Disability/Intellectual Developmental Disorders. In: Psychiatry (Eds. Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman JA, First MB, Riba M). 2015; 1:672-705. View abstract
  66. [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. View abstract
  67. Genetic testing in children with autism spectrum disorders. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 16(6):426-432. View abstract
  68. Training on intellectual disability in health sciences: the European perspective. Int J Dev Disabil. 2015 Jan; 61(1):20-31. View abstract
  69. ANALYSIS OF THE NEW REGULATORY BIOETHICAL REVIEW FRAMEWORK FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN TURKEY. Rev Rom Bioet. 2014 Apr; 12(1):5-14. View abstract
  70. Economic burden of childhood autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar; 133(3):e520-9. View abstract
  71. Moving beyond intelligence in the revision of ICD-10: specific cognitive functions in intellectual developmental disorders. World Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 13(1):93-4. View abstract
  72. ETHICS IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE RESEARCH. Turk Geriatri Derg. 2014; 17(2):188-195. View abstract
  73. 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). View abstract
  74. Developmental Disorders: Autism Spectrum Disorders. In: IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Rey J, ed.). 2014. View abstract
  75. 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. View abstract
  76. 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. View abstract
  77. Three-item Direct Observation Screen (TIDOS) for autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2014 Aug; 18(6):733-42. View abstract
  78. Evaluation of attempted suicide in emergency departments in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2013 Aug; 21(4):325-331. View abstract
  79. Developmental regression, depression, and psychosocial stress in an adolescent with Down syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 34(3):216-8. View abstract
  80. 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. View abstract
  81. 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. View abstract
  82. Ferritin and hyperactivity ratings in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Pediatr Int. 2012 Oct; 54(5):688-92. View abstract
  83. 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. View abstract
  84. [Reliability and Validity of the Turkish Version of the Social Communication Scale.] Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2012 Jan; 22(1):43-50. View abstract
  85. 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. View abstract
  86. 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. View abstract
  87. 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. View abstract
  88. 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. View abstract
  89. 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. View abstract
  90. 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. View abstract
  91. Association of hypomelanotic skin disorders with autism: links to possible etiologic role of vitamin-D levels in autism? Hypothesis (Tor). 2011 Sep; 9(1). View abstract
  92. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Africa: a perspective. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2011 Jul; 14(3):208-10. View abstract
  93. Synaptosomal-associated protein 25 gene polymorphisms and antisocial personality disorder: association with temperament and psychopathy. Can J Psychiatry. 2011 Jun; 56(6):341-7. View abstract
  94. 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. View abstract
  95. 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. View abstract
  96. A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders (Mohammadi M-R, ed.). Chapter 10: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Africa. 2011; 193-204. View abstract
  97. 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. View abstract
  98. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e727-35. View abstract
  99. Central corneal thickness in children with intellectual disability: a controlled study. Cornea. 2010 Feb; 29(2):159-61. View abstract
  100. Theory of Mind in Schizophrenia and Asperger's Syndrome: Relationship with Negative Symptoms. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2010; 20(1):5-13. View abstract
  101. 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. View abstract
  102. 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. View abstract
  103. Refractive errors and strabismus in children with tuberous sclerosis: a controlled study. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 Nov-Dec; 46(6):345-8. View abstract
  104. Psychiatry of Intellectual and Developmental Disability in the US: Time for a New Beginning. Psychiatry (Abingdon). 2009 Nov 01; 8(11):448-452. View abstract
  105. A genome-wide linkage and association scan reveals novel loci for autism. Nature. 2009 Oct 08; 461(7265):802-8. View abstract
  106. 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. View abstract
  107. 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. View abstract
  108. Refractive errors and strabismus in children with Ddown syndrome: a controlled study. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 Mar-Apr; 46(2):83-6. View abstract
  109. [Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in Asperger's syndrome: correlations with neuropsychological test scores]. Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2009; 20(1):22-7. View abstract
  110. 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. View abstract
  111. [Reliability and validity of Turkish translation of the pediatric sleep questionnaire]. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2009; 19(4):382-395. View abstract
  112. Refractive errors and ocular findings in children with intellectual disability: a controlled study. J AAPOS. 2008 Oct; 12(5):477-81. View abstract
  113. The Effect of Methylphenidate on Brain Hemodynamics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Measured by Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest. 2008; BWC3. View abstract
  114. Prenatal stress and risk for autism. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008 Oct; 32(8):1519-32. View abstract
  115. 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. View abstract
  116. Childhood Disorders: Intellectual Disability. Psychiatry(Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First M, Maj M) . 2008; 1:689-746. View abstract
  117. How to solve three puzzles. Newsweek. 2008 Jan 21; 151(3):64, 66. View abstract
  118. Epidemiology of attention problems among Turkish children and adolescents: a national study. J Atten Disord. 2008 Mar; 11(5):538-45. View abstract
  119. Grief and its complications in individuals with intellectual disability. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2008; 16(1):1-12. View abstract
  120. 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. View abstract
  121. 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. View abstract
  122. 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. View abstract
  123. Comparison of theory of mind and affect recognition between subjects with schizophrenia and Asperger disorder. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2007; 17:S586. View abstract
  124. 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. View abstract
  125. 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. View abstract
  126. The Republic of Turkey National Mental Health Policy: Ankara: The Republic of Turkiye, Ministry of Health Directorate of Primary Health Care. 2006. View abstract
  127. Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Ruh Sagligi Politikasi. Ankara: T.C. Saglik Bakanligi Temel Saglik Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlügü. 2006. View abstract
  128. fNIRS can help in diagnosing cerebral perfusion impairments in migraine and ADHD patients. Optical Imaging. 2006; 67:99. View abstract
  129. Spanish-English Bilingual Children with Psychopathology: Language Deficits and Academic Language Proficiency. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2006 Sep; 11(3):156-163. View abstract
  130. Psychiatry of intellectual disability: Institutional and community policies and approaches. Turkish Journal of Psychiatry [Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi]. 2006; 17(2 Supplement 1):54-55. View abstract
  131. Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Delivery of Medical Care for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities (Rubin L, Crocker A, eds.). 2006; 451-470. View abstract
  132. 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. View abstract
  133. Effects of internal displacement and resettlement on the mental health of Turkish children and adolescents. Eur Psychiatry. 2005 Mar; 20(2):152-7. View abstract
  134. 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. View abstract
  135. 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. View abstract
  136. Developmental psychiatry and intellectual disabilities: an American perspective. Br J Learn Disabil. 2004 Mar; 32(1):39-42. View abstract
  137. Regulatory and ethical principles in research involving children and individuals with developmental disabilities. Ethics Behav. 2004; 14(1):31-49. View abstract
  138. Toward mutual understanding of public health and human rights aspects of developmental disabilities in aftermath of emergencies. J Intellectual Disability Res. 2004; 48:481. View abstract
  139. HIV/AIDS: Global and US perspectives. Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Weiner J, Dulcan M, eds.). 2004; 869-889. View abstract
  140. Research Capacity Development Efforts in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities in Turkey. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter. 2003; 262-263. View abstract
  141. Does the MMR vaccine and secretin or its receptor share an antigenic epitope? Med Hypotheses. 2003 May; 60(5):650-3. View abstract
  142. Case control study of parental fertility and autism. Pediatric Research. 2003; 53(69A 392 Part 2):Suppl. S. View abstract
  143. Coping with Autism: an Afterward. From a Mother’s Heart: A Journal of Survival, Challenge and Hope (Narajanan J). 2002; 239-244. View abstract
  144. 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. View abstract
  145. Less Fearful, More Active. The Psychosocial School Project for Children Affected by the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey. 2001; 1-42. View abstract
  146. Recovery Plan for Turkish Children affected by the 1999 Earthquakes. Combining Mental Health and Primary Health Care. Situation Reports. 2000. View abstract
  147. Development of linkage between psychosocial and community health services. In: Recovery Plan for Turkish Children. Situation Reports. 2000. View abstract
  148. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Early environmental factors in autism. 2000; 7(1):6. View abstract
  149. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Lack of benefit of secretin in recent controlled studies. 2000; 7(1):1-2. View abstract
  150. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Is the true prevalence of autism rising?. 2000; 7(1):5. View abstract
  151. Developmental psychiatry: is there any other kind? Harv Rev Psychiatry. 1999 Jan-Feb; 6(5):250-62. View abstract
  152. Autism. Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide (Kamaroff, AL, ed.). 1999; 968-969. View abstract
  153. Psychiatric and behavior disorders in mental retardation syndromes. Current Opin Psychiatry. 1998; 11:515-518.. View abstract
  154. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Weiner J, ed.). 1997; 495-506. View abstract
  155. Conduct Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Sholevar, Pirooz G., ed.). Comorbidity. 1995; 55-80. View abstract
  156. Child Psychiatry Comes of Age. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1995; 34:965-967. View abstract
  157. Ethics of animal research. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1993; 32:471-472. View abstract
  158. Ethical principles governing research in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992 May; 31(3):408-14. View abstract
  159. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Work Group on Consumer Affairs, Disaster Preparedness and Information Resource Kit. 1992. View abstract
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