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    Yael Dvir MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-860-1000
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        Yael Dvir, M.D. is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Community Healthlink. In addition to being the co-Director for the Medical Student Clerkship in Psychiatry and faculty advisor for the medical student Psychiatry Interest Group, she conducts research through the UMMS Child and Adolescent NeuroDevelopment Initiative (CANDI).

        Yael Dvir MDResearch Interests/projects: the association between childhood trauma and mood disorders, childhood psychosis, the associations between childhood psychosis and Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and medical education.

        Teaching role: Co-director, Medical Student Clerkship in Psychiatry, Faculty Advisor, Medical Student Psychiatry Interest Group

        Title: Co-director, Medical Student Clerkship in Psychiatry. Clinical Interests/roles: the association between childhood trauma and mood disorders, childhood psychosis, and the associations between childhood psychosis and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

        Undergraduate: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, BMedSc 1997
        Medical School: Hadassah Medical School - Hebrew University, Jerusalem, MD 2004
        General Psychiatry Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School 2007
        Child Psychiatry Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School 2009



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        1. Dvir Y, Ford JD, Hill M, Frazier JA. Childhood maltreatment, emotional dysregulation, and psychiatric comorbidities. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2014 May-Jun; 22(3):149-61.
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        2. Cochran DM, Dvir Y, Frazier JA. "Autism-plus" spectrum disorders: intersection with psychosis and the schizophrenia spectrum. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2013 Oct; 22(4):609-27.
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        3. Dvir Y, Denietolis B, Frazier JA. Childhood trauma and psychosis. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2013 Oct; 22(4):629-41.
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        4. Dvir Y, Frazier JA. Psychotic disorders in youth: diagnostic and treatment challenges. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2013 Oct; 22(4):xiii-xiv.
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        5. Dvir Y. Parenting and mental illness: a group for mothers. Front Psychiatry. 2012; 3:71.
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        6. Dvir Y, Wenz-Gross M, Jeffers-Terry M, Metz WP. An assessment of satisfaction with ambulatory child psychiatry consultation services to primary care providers by parents of children with emotional and behavioral needs: the massachusetts child psychiatry access project university of massachusetts parent satisfaction study. Front Psychiatry. 2012; 3:7.
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        7. Dvir Y, Moniwa E, Crisp-Han H, Levy D, Coverdale JH. Survey of threats and assaults by patients on psychiatry residents. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Jan 1; 36(1):39-42.
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        8. Madaan V, Dvir Y, Wilson DR. Child and adolescent schizophrenia: pharmacological approaches. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2008 Aug; 9(12):2053-68.
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        9. Dvir Y, Smallwood P. Serotonin syndrome: a complex but easily avoidable condition. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2008 May-Jun; 30(3):284-7.
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