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Wissow L, Anthony B, Brown J, DosReis S, Gadomski A, Ginsburg G, Riddle M. (2008) A common factors approach to improving the mental health capacity of pediatric primary care. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 35(4):305-318.



Stephan S, Wissow L, Pilcher E. (2010) Utilizing common factors and practice elements to improve mental health care by school-based primary care providers. Report on Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 10(4):81-86.

Tellerman K. (2010) Catalyst for change: Motivational interviewing can help parents to help their kids. Contemporary Pediatrics, 27(12):26-38.



De Marco MA, Citero VA, Nogueira-Martins MC, Yazigi L, Wissow LS, Nogueira-Martins LA, Andreoli SB. (2011) Medical residency: factors relating to "difficulty in helping" in the resident physician-patient relationship. Sao Paulo Medical Journal, 129(1):5-10.

Foy J, Gadomski A, Earls M, Sulik R. (2011) Collaborative mental health care. Pedialink, American Academy of Pediatrics.

Horn IB, Mitchell SJ, Joseph JG, Wissow LS. (2011) African-American parents' perceptions of partnership with their child's primary care provider. Journal of Pediatrics, 159(2):262-7. PMCID: PMC3128207.



Brown JD, Wissow LS. (2012) Rethinking the mental health treatment skills of primary care staff: a framework for training and research. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 39(6):489-502.

Horn IB, Mitchell SJ, Joseph JG, Wissow LS. (2012) African-American parents' trust in their child's primary care provider. Academic Pediatric Association, 12(5):399-404. PMCID: PMC3455113.

Kornfeld BD, Bair-Merritt MH, Frosch E, Solomon BS. (2012) Postpartum depression and intimate partner violence in urban mothers: co-occurrence and child healthcare utilization. Journal of Pediatrics, 161(2):348-53.

Larson J, Mitchell LE, Lynch S. (2012) Are pediatricians doing more family “therapy” than they realize? Changing families through single encounters. Clinical Pediatrics, 52(10):978-980. PMCID: PMC4011067.

Paula CA, Lauridsen-Ribeiro E, Wissow L, Bordin IA, Evans-Lacko S. (2012) How to improve the mental health care of children and adolescents in Brazil: actions needed in the public sector. Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria, 34(3):334-51.

Polk S, Wissow L. (2012) So much to be learned about talking with children. Patient Education and Counseling, 87(1):1-2.

Tegegn T, Wissow LS. (2012) Detecting and managing common child and adult mental health problems in HIV Care. Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa.

Wissow LS, Rutkow L, Kass NE, Rabins PV, Vernick JS, Hodge JG Jr. (2012) Ethical issues raised in addressing the needs of people with serious mental disrders in complex emergencies. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 6(1):72-8.



Biel M, Jacobstein D, Anthony B. (2013) Community-based participatory research to reduce disparities in autism screening in Latino children [E-letter]. Pediatrics.

Brown JD, Wissow LS, Cook BL, Longway S, Pefaure C. (2013) Mental health communications skills training for medical assistants in pediatric primary care. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 40(1):20-35.

Cheng TL, Solomon BS. (2014) Translating life course theory to clinical practice to address health disparities. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 18(2):389-95.

Fothergill KE, Gadomski A, Solomon BS, Olson AL, Gaffney CA, Dosreis S, Wissow LS. (2013) Assessing the impact of a web-based comprehensive somatic and mental health screening tool in pediatric primary care. Academic Pediatrics, 13(4):340-7. PMCID: PMC3767279.

Hacker K, Goldstein J, Link D, Bowers R, Tendulkar S, Wissow LS. (2013) Pediatric provider processes for behavioral health screening, decision making, and referral. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 34(9):680-7.

Hacker KA, Penfold R, Arsenault L, Zhang F, Murphy M, Wissow L. (2013) New behavioral health issues identified by screening in children enrolled in Massachusetts Medicaid. Pediatrics, 133(1):46-54.

Kaaya S, Eustache E, Lapidos-Salaiz I, Musisi S, Psaros C, Wissow LS. (2013) Grand Challenges: Improving HIV treatment outcomes by integrating interventions for co-morbid mental illness. Public Library of Science Medicine, 10(5):e1001447. PMCID: PMC3660252.

Knowlton A, Weir B, Hughes B, Southerland R, Schultz C, Sarpatwari R, Wissow L, Links J, Fields J, McWilliams J, Gaasch W. (2013) Patient demographic and health factors associated with frequent use of emergency medical services in a mid-sized city. Academic Emergency Medicine, 20(11):1101-1111. PMCID: PMC4063348.

Larson J, dosReis S, Stewart M, Kushner R, Frosch E, Solomon BS. (2013) Barriers to mental health care for urban, lower income families referred from pediatric primary care. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 40(3):159-67.

Riddle MA, dosReis S, Reeves GM, Wissow LS, Pruitt DB, Foy JM. (2013) Pediatric psychopharmacology in primary care: a conceptual framework. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 24(2):371-390.

Rutkow L, Vernick JS, Wissow LS, Tung GJ, Marum F, Barnett DJ. (2013) Legal issues affecting children with preexisting conditions during public health emergencies. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, 11(2):89-95.

Thompson E, Kline E, Reeves G, Pitts SC, Schiffman J. (2013) Identifying youth at risk for psychosis using the Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition. Schizophrenia Research, 151(1-3):238-44.

Wissow LS, Brown J, Fothergill K, Gadomski A, Hacker K, Salmon P, Zelkowitz R. (2013) Universal mental health screening in pediatric primary care: a systematic review. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52(11):1134-1147.



Cook BL, Brown JD, Loder S, Wissow L. (2014) Acculturation Differences in Communicating Information About Child Mental Health Between Latino Parents and Primary Care Providers. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Davis M, Abrams MT, Wissow LS, Slade EP. (2014) Identifying young adults at risk of Medicaid enrollment lapses after inpatient mental health treatment. Psychiatric Services, 65(4):461-468. PMCID: PMC3972275.

Gadomski AM, Scribani M, Krupa N, Jenkins P. (2014) Do the Guidelines for Adolescent Preventive Services (GAPS) facilitate mental health diagnosis? Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, 5(2):85-89.

Gadomski AM, Wissow LS, Palinkas L, Hoagwood KE, Daly JM, Kaye DL. (2014) Encouraging and sustaining integration of child mental health into primary care: interviews with primary care providers participating in Project TEACH (CAPES and CAP PC) in NY. General Hospital Psychiatry. May 21. pii: S0163-8343(14)00119-4. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2014.05.013.

Godoy L, Mitchell SJ, Shabazz K, Wissow LS, Horn IB. (2014) Which African American mothers disclose psychosocial issues to their pediatric providers? Academic Pediatrics, 14(4):382-389. PMCID: PMC4111561.

Hacker KA, Penfold RB, Arsenault LN, Zhang F, Murphy M, Wissow LS. (2014) Behavioral health services following implementation of screening in Massachusetts Medicaid children. Pediatrics, 134(4):737-746. [Epub ahead of print]

Lynch S, Cho J, Ogle S, Sellman H, dosReis S. (2014) A phenomenological case study of communication among clinicians about Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) assessment. Clinical Pediatrics, 53(1):11-7.

Slade E, Wissow LS, Davis M, Abrams M, Dixon L. (2014) Medicaid lapses and low income young adults’ receipt of outpatient mental health care after an inpatient stay. Psychiatric Services, 65(4):454-460.

Soto S, Linas K, Jacobstein D, Biel M, Migdal T, Anthony BJ. (2014) A review of cultural adaptations of screening tools for autism spectrum disorders. Autism. Jul 9. pii: 1362361314541012.

Wissow LS, Tegegn T, Asheber K, McNabb M, Weldegebreal T, Jerene D, Ruff A. (2014) Collaboratively reframing mental health for integration of HIV care in Ethiopia. Health Policy Plan. Jul 10. pii: czu058. [Epub ahead of print]


In preparation or in press

Bohnenkamp J, Cammack N, Arora P, Stephan S, Mills C. (in preparation). Supporting parents with depression in pediatric primary care.

Bohnenkamp J, Stephan S, Connors E, Wissow L. (in preparation). Mental Health Training Intervention for Health Providers in Schools: A Mixed Method Model Validation.

Paul L, Wissow L. Multiple chapters on mental health “clusters” for the AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care (in press).

Riddle MA, dosReis S, Reeves GM, Wissow L, Pruitt D, Foy J. (in press) Psychiatric Medications in Primary Care Pediatrics.  Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Edition.