AbstractBACKGROUND: It has been suggested that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), both neurodevelopmental disorders with onset in childhood, are highly comorbid, but previous studies examining ADHD and OCD comorbidity have been quite variable, partly because of inconsistency in excluding individuals with tic disorders. Similarly, ADHD has been postulated to be associated Continue Reading »
During her psychiatric residency at UCSF, she chose to work with Dr. William Byerley, and her research in the RRTP focused on refining phenotypes and genetics in psychiatric disorders, including bipolar disorder, OCD, and PTSD. She completed a genome wide parametric linkage analyses of 644 bipolar pedigrees and was first author on a paper published on this work. In 2007, she was awarded a Resident Research Award from the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute at UCSF. Continue Reading »
Dr. Mathews’ research focuses on the phenomenology, epidemiology, and genetics of neuropsychiatric symptoms and disorders, particularly those with childhood onset, including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety symptoms, Tourette Syndrome (TS), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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