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Muhammad Azeem, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center

Research Summary

Dr. Azeem’s primary clinical and research interests include Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, child and adolescent psychiatry training, global mental health, and looking into innovative ways in reducing seclusions and restraints in inpatient child and adolescent settings.

Dr. Azeem is involved with various medical schools in his native country Pakistan regarding different research projects including examining comorbid disorders in children and adolescents with cognitive limitations and developmental disabilities, assessing the level of distress and risk for psychopathology among parents of children with cognitive limitations and looking at practices of various professionals regarding autism spectrum disorders. In addition, Dr. Azeem collaborates with psychiatry professionals in Pakistan and Middle East in improving child and adolescent mental health services.

Specialized Terms: Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training, Global Mental Health, and looking in to innovative ways in reducing seclusions and restraints in inpatient child & adolescent psychiatry settings.

Research Interests

Adolescent Psychiatry; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; Autistic Disorder; Child Psychiatry; Inpatients; Middle East; Pakistan; Psychiatry; Global Health

Selected Publications

  • Dogar, IA, Haider, N, Irfan, N, Ahmad, M, Azeem, MW (2010). Psychiatric Co-morbidity in Medical Patients. JPPS; 7(2): 91-96Dogar, IA, Haider, N, Irfan, N, Ahmad, M, Azeem, MW (2010). Psychiatric Co-morbidity in Medical Patients. JPPS; 7(2): 91-96
  • Imran, Nazish, Azeem, Muhammad Waqar (2014). Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspective from Pakistan. The Comprehensive Guide to Autism, Editors: Patel,VB, Martin, CR, Preedy, V, Springer Press New York, PP 2483-2496Imran, Nazish, Azeem, Muhammad Waqar (2014). Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspective from Pakistan. The Comprehensive Guide to Autism, Editors: Patel,VB, Martin, CR, Preedy, V, Springer Press New York, PP 2483-2496
  • Imran, Nazish, Azeem, Muhammad Waqar (2014). Child Psychiatry in Pakistan. AACAP News 45(1): 5-6Imran, Nazish, Azeem, Muhammad Waqar (2014). Child Psychiatry in Pakistan. AACAP News 45(1): 5-6
  • Irum Saddique, MBBS, Imtiaz Ahmad Dogar, MBBS, Salma Malik, MD, MS, Nighat Haider, Mphil, Samreen Afzal, MSc, Mohsin Cheema, MBBS, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD (2014). Frequency of Depression in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Pakistan. J. Pak Psy Soc. 11(1): 36-38Irum Saddique, MBBS, Imtiaz Ahmad Dogar, MBBS, Salma Malik, MD, MS, Nighat Haider, Mphil, Samreen Afzal, MSc, Mohsin Cheema, MBBS, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD (2014). Frequency of Depression in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Pakistan. J. Pak Psy Soc. 11(1): 36-38
  • Imran Khawaja, MD, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD, Ayesha Ebrahim, Shehzad Niazi, MD (2014). Non-Pharmacological Management of Chronic Insomnia in Clinical Practice. J. Pak Psy Soc. 11(1): 31-35Imran Khawaja, MD, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD, Ayesha Ebrahim, Shehzad Niazi, MD (2014). Non-Pharmacological Management of Chronic Insomnia in Clinical Practice. J. Pak Psy Soc. 11(1): 31-35
  • Salma Malik, Charles Caley, Muhammad Waqar Azeem (2014); Psychopharmacogenomics: A New Tool for the Prescribing Physician. JPPS. 2014; 11 (2): 12-15Salma Malik, Charles Caley, Muhammad Waqar Azeem (2014); Psychopharmacogenomics: A New Tool for the Prescribing Physician. JPPS. 2014; 11 (2): 12-15
  • Helena Molero, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Imran S. Khawja (2014); Overview and Management of Common Sleep Disorders in Children: A Review for Psychiatrists and Primary care Physcians. JPPS. 2014; 11 (2): 8-11Helena Molero, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Imran S. Khawja (2014); Overview and Management of Common Sleep Disorders in Children: A Review for Psychiatrists and Primary care Physcians. JPPS. 2014; 11 (2): 8-11
  • Paula Marie Smith, Bhagya Reddy, Muhammad Waqar Azeem (2014); Treating Depression in an adolescent with Intellectual Disability. JPPS; 11 (2): 39-41Paula Marie Smith, Bhagya Reddy, Muhammad Waqar Azeem (2014); Treating Depression in an adolescent with Intellectual Disability. JPPS; 11 (2): 39-41
  • Dogar, IA, Azeem, Muhammad W, Kiran, M, Hussain, I, Mehmood, K, Hina, I (2009). Depression and Anxiety in Cancer Patients in Outpatient Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan. Pak J Med Sci; 25(5):734-737Dogar, IA, Azeem, Muhammad W, Kiran, M, Hussain, I, Mehmood, K, Hina, I (2009). Depression and Anxiety in Cancer Patients in Outpatient Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan. Pak J Med Sci; 25(5):734-737
  • Realmuto, George M, Azeem, Muhammad W (2008). Autistic Disorder. The Medical Basis of Psychiatry (Third Edition), Editors: S.Fatemi, PJ Clayton, Humana Press, NJ, PP 355-373Realmuto, George M, Azeem, Muhammad W (2008). Autistic Disorder. The Medical Basis of Psychiatry (Third Edition), Editors: S.Fatemi, PJ Clayton, Humana Press, NJ, PP 355-373
  • Azeem, Muhammad W, Imran, Nazish (2007). Autism: Assessment and Management. P J Med Sci; 23(6): 970-978Azeem, Muhammad W, Imran, Nazish (2007). Autism: Assessment and Management. P J Med Sci; 23(6): 970-978