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Yael Dvir MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, , IsraelMD

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    Yael Dvir, M.D. is Vice Chair and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, directing the Psychosis & Mood Disorders Clinics at the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (CANDO) and Co-Director for the Psychiatry Medical Student Clerkship.

    Research 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.

    Title: Vice Chair and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 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. Moore PS, Mokrova I, Frazier JA, Joseph RM, Santos HP, Dvir Y, Hooper SR, O'Shea TM, Douglass LM, Kuban KCK. Anxiety and Depression Correlates at Age 10 in Children Born Extremely Preterm. J Pediatr Psychol. 2021 Jan 04. PMID: 33398339.
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    2. Dvir Y, Kennedy DN, Hodge SM, Pegram D, Denietolis B, Frazier JA. Psychiatric Symptomatology, Mood Regulation, and Resting State Functional Connectivity of the Amygdala: Preliminary Findings in Youth With Mood Disorders and Childhood Trauma. Front Psychiatry. 2020; 11:525064. PMID: 33192645.
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    3. Dvir Y, Frazier JA, Joseph RM, Mokrova I, Moore PS, O'Shea TM, Hooper SR, Santos HP, Kuban K. Psychiatric Symptoms: Prevalence, Co-occurrence, and Functioning Among Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns at Age 10 Years. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2019 Dec; 40(9):725-734. PMID: 31764608.
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    4. Stanton KJ, Denietolis B, Goodwin BJ, Dvir Y. Childhood Trauma and Psychosis: An Updated Review. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2020 Jan; 29(1):115-129. PMID: 31708041.
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    5. Zalpuri I, Dvir Y. Therapeutic Assignments: Piloting a Way for Medical Students on the Psychiatry Clerkship to Interact with Patients Beyond the Initial Interview. Acad Psychiatry. 2017 Jun 06. PMID: 28589326.
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    6. Sikoglu EM, Navarro AA, Starr D, Dvir Y, Nwosu BU, Czerniak SM, Rogan RC, Castro MC, Edden RA, Frazier JA, Moore CM. Vitamin D3 Supplemental Treatment for Mania in Youth with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 Jun; 25(5):415-24. PMID: 26091195.
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    7. 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. PMID: 24704784.
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    8. 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. PMID: 24012076.
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    9. Dvir Y, Denietolis B, Frazier JA. Childhood trauma and psychosis. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2013 Oct; 22(4):629-41. PMID: 24012077.
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    10. Dvir Y, Frazier JA. Psychotic disorders in youth: diagnostic and treatment challenges. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2013 Oct; 22(4):xiii-xiv. PMID: 24012085.
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    11. Dvir Y. Parenting and mental illness: a group for mothers. Front Psychiatry. 2012; 3:71. PMID: 22866038.
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    12. 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. PMID: 22347867.
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    13. 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. PMID: 22362435.
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    14. Madaan V, Dvir Y, Wilson DR. Child and adolescent schizophrenia: pharmacological approaches. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2008 Aug; 9(12):2053-68. PMID: 18671461.
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    15. Dvir Y, Smallwood P. Serotonin syndrome: a complex but easily avoidable condition. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2008 May-Jun; 30(3):284-7. PMID: 18433663.
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