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Shannon Rae Barnett, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


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


  • English
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  • Education +


    • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (Denver CO ) (1995)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Child Psychiatry (Baltimore MD ) (2000)
    • Duke University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (Durham NC ) (1998)


    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2012)
    • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2001)
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    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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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-1925
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-1925
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0086
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0086
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    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Bayview Community Psychiatry Program

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