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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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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))

Single-Session, Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Improve Parenting Skills to Help Children Cope With Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Feasibility Study (2022)

Journal of Medical Internet Research
Korpilahti-Leino Tarja, Luntamo Terhi, Ristkari Terja, Hinkka-Yli-Salomäki Susanna, Pulkki-Råback Laura, Waris Otto, Matinolli Hanna-Maria, Sinokki Atte, Mori Yuko, Fukaya Mami, Yamada Yuko, Sourander Andre
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))

Translation, Validity, and Reliability of Mental Health Literacy and Help-Seeking Behavior Questionnaires in Indonesia (2022)

Frontiers in Psychiatry
Kaligis Fransiska, Ismail R. Irawati, Wiguna Tjhin, Prasetyo Sabarinah, Indriatmi Wresti, Gunardi Hartono, Pandia Veranita, Minayati Kusuma, Magdalena Clarissa Cita, Nurraga Garda Widhi, Anggia Muhammad Fariz, Pamungkas Subhan Rio, Tran Thach D., Kurki Marjo, Gilbert Sonja, Sourander Andre
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))