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Professor, Child Psychiatry


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Areas of expertise

Child psychiatry
adolescent psychiatry
intervention studies
implementation studies


Professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Turku and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University.  The focus of his work for the last 30 years has been to identify early psychosocial and biological risk factors for the causes of mental health disturbances, as well as to find keys to the development of selective interventions focused on children at risk.


Dr. Sourander is responsible for teaching medical students and residents at the Department of Child Psychiatry. He has been the Primary Supervisor of 19 finalized thesis. He is the Primary Supervisor of 6 post-doc researchers and 9 PhD /Dr Med Sc students.


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The perceived impact of climate change on mental health and suicidality in Kenyan high school students (2024)

BMC Psychiatry
Ndetei David M., Wasserman Danuta, Mutiso Victoria, Shanley Jenelle R., Musyimi Christine, Nyamai Pascalyne, Munyua Timothy, Swahn Monica H., Weisz John R., Osborn Tom L., Bhui Kamaldeep, Johnson Natalie E., Pihkala Panu, Memiah Peter, Gilbert Sonja, Javed Afzal, Sourander Andre
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))