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Child and Adolescent Programs

Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Interventions Research Program

The Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Interventions Research Program supports research evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial treatment interventions, alone or in combination/sequence, for mental and behavior disorders in children and adolescents. Supported research includes studies examining acute and longer-term therapeutic effects on clinical course and functioning across domains (e.g., school, family, peer functioning), with a special emphasis on sensitive periods and key developmental transitions.

Contact

Mary Rooney, Ph.D.
301-827-1325
mary.rooney@nih.gov

Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology and Integrated Treatment Research Program

The Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology and Integrated Treatment Research Program supports the evaluation of the effectiveness and safety of pharmacological treatments for children and adolescents with mental disorders, and all research that integrates different treatment modalities into combined or sequential interventions or evaluate the comparative effectiveness of different modalities of treatment.

Contact

Matthew Rudorfer, M.D.
301-443-1111
mrudorfe@mail.nih.gov