Michael S Scheeringa MA_2

Michael S. Scheeringa, M.D, M.P.H.

Indiana University School of Medicine, M.D., 1988.
Vice Chair of Research
Venancio Antonio Wander Garcia IV MD Chair in Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

Psychopathology in infant and preschool children; autonomic heart period control; electroencephalography; cortisol regulation; parent-child relationship quality; treatment for young children.

Representative Publications

Scheeringa, MS (2015). Untangling Psychiatric Comorbidity in Young Children Who Experienced Single, Repeated, or Hurricane Katrina Traumatic Events.  Child and Youth Care Forum 44(4), 475-492. DOI 10.1007/s10566-014-9293-7.

Scheeringa MS, Myers L, Putnam FW, Zeanah CH (2015).  Maternal Factors as Moderators Mediators of PTSD Symptoms in Preschool Children: A Two-Year Prospective Study.  Journal Family Violence, 30(5), 633-642, DOI: 10.1007/s10896-015-9695-9.

Humphreys K, Drury S, Scheeringa MS (2014).  Race moderates the association of Catechol-O-
methyltransferase genotype and posttraumatic stress disorder in preschool children.
  Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 24(8), 454-457.

Scheeringa MS, Weems C (2014). Randomized Placebo-Controlled D-Cycloserine with Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress.  Journal of Child and Psychopharmacology, 24(2), 69-77. DOI 10.1089/cap.2013.0106.

Scheeringa MS, Weems CF, Cohen JA, Amaya-Jackson L, Guthrie D (2011). Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in three through six year-old children: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 8, 853-860.

Scheeringa MS, Haslett, N (2010).  The reliability and criterion validity of the Diagnostic

Infant and Preschool Assessment: A new diagnostic instrument for young children. Psychiatry & Human Development, 41, 3, 299-312.

Drury SS, Theall KP, Keats BJB, Scheeringa MS (2009). The role of the dopamine transporter  (DAT) in PTSD in preschool children.  Journal of Traumatic Stress 22,6, 534-539.

Scheeringa MS, Zeanah CH (2008). Reconsideration of harm's way: Onsets and comorbidity patterns of disorders in preschool children and their caregivers following Hurricane Katrina. Journal of  Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 37(3), 508-518.

Scheeringa MS, Salloum A, Arnberger RA, Weems CF, Amaya-Jackson L, Cohen JA (2007) Feasibility and Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Preschool Children: Two Case Reports. Journal     of Traumatic Stress 20(4), 631-636.

Scheeringa MS, Zeanah CH, Myers L, Putnam FW (2004). Heart period and variability findings in  preschool children with posttraumatic stress symptoms. Biological Psychiatry 55(7), 685-691

Scheeringa MS, Zeanah CH, Myers L, Putnam FW (2003). New findings on alternative criteria for PTSD in preschool children. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,        42, 5:561-570

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