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Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center

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Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD

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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