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Andre
Sourander
Professor, Child Psychiatry

Contact

+358 29 450 2753
+358 50 365 3447
Itäinen Pitkäkatu 1
20520
Turku

Areas of expertise

Child psychiatry
adolescent psychiatry
epidemiology
intervention studies
implementation studies
service-use

Biography

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.

Teaching

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.

Publications

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Feeling Unsafe at School Among Adolescents in 13 Asian and European Countries: Occurrence and Associated Factors (2022)

Frontiers in Psychiatry
Mori Yuko, Tiiri Elina, Lempinen Lotta, Klomek Anat Brunstein, Kolaitis Gerasimos, Slobodskaya Helena R., Kaneko Hitoshi, Srabstein Jorge C., Li Liping, Huong Mai Nguyen, Praharaj Samir Kumar, Ong Say How, Lesinskiene Sigita, Kyrrestad Henriette, Wiguna Tjhin, Zamani Zahra, Sillanmäki Lauri, Sourander Andre; the EACMHS Study Group
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Prevalence and perception of substance abuse and associated economic indicators and mental health disorders in a large cohort of Kenyan students: towards integrated public health approach and clinical management (2022)

BMC Psychiatry
Mutiso Victoria N, Ndetei David M, Muia Esther N, Musyimi Christine, Osborn Tom L, Kasike Rita, Onsinyo Lydia, Mbijjiwe Jane, Karambu Pamela, Sounders Andre, Weisz John R, Swahn Monica H, Mamah Daniel
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))