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Shannon Barnett, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-1925

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-1925

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0086

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0086


Adult Psychiatry , Child and Adolescent Psychiatry , Mood Disorders, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center / MD (1995)


    • Duke University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (1998)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Child Psychiatry (2000)


    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Child And Adolescent Psychiatry (2002)
    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (2001)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    • Treatment of children and adolescents with severe mood lability
    • Impact on mood symptoms of treating co-morbid disorders such as communication disorders and learning disorders
    • Psychosocial treatments that can be used to augment psychopharmacologic treatments

    Selected Publications

    1. Barnett SR, dosReis S, Riddle MA, and The Maryland Youth Practice Improvement Committee For Mental Health. Improving the management of acute aggression in state residential and impatient psychiatric facilities for youths. J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry. 2002; 41(8):897-905.
    2. Barnett SR & Labellarte MJ. Practical Assessment and Treatment of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Adolescent Psychiatry. 2002; 26:181-214.
    3. Barnett SR & Riddle MA. Anxiolytics: benzodiazepines, buspirone, and others, in Pediatric Psychopharmacology. Edited by Martin, Schahill, Charney, Leckman. 2003. New York, Oxford University Press: 341-352.
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