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Jenny Weis

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director, Early Childhood Mental Health Services
Medical Director, ACS Mental Health Service

Contact Info

212/562-3290

Research Interests

My contributions to science are the identification of important, often unrecognized comorbidities that influence treatment response in child and adolescents with serious psychiatric problems and the development of clinical interventions to address these comorbidities.

Mental Health in Pregnant Adolescents: Focus on Psychopharmacology
Weis, J Rebecca; Greene, Judy A. Mental Health in Pregnant Adolescents: Focus on Psychopharmacology. Journal of pediatrics. 2015 Nov 23;169:297-304 (1863212)

Substance use: Helping teenagers and families work through a substance use crisis
Weis, J. Rebecca; Ross, Stephen. Substance use: Helping teenagers and families work through a substance use crisis IN: Helping kids in crisis: Managing psychiatric emergencies in children and adolescents. Arlington, VA : American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.; US, 2015. p.147-169 (1522362)

Group Trauma-Informed Treatment for Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients: A Preliminary Uncontrolled Trial
Gudino, Omar G; Weis, J Rebecca; Havens, Jennifer F; Biggs, Emily A; Diamond, Ursula N; Marr, Mollie; Jackson, Christie; Cloitre, Marylene. Group Trauma-Informed Treatment for Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients: A Preliminary Uncontrolled Trial. Journal of traumatic stress. 2014 Jul 28;27(4):496-500 CD004345 (1089962)

Stimulant medication addition to antidepressant in an adolescent with difficult to treat depression
Gibbs, Presenters Tresha; Tan, Ainah; Weis, Rebecca J; Coffey, Discussant Barbara J. Stimulant medication addition to antidepressant in an adolescent with difficult to treat depression. Journal of child & adolescent psychopharmacology. 2012 Dec ;22(6):466-469 (209602)

Identification of trauma exposure and PTSD in adolescent psychiatric inpatients: An exploratory study
Havens, Jennifer F; Gudino, Omar G; Biggs, Emily A; Diamond, Ursula N; Weis, J Rebecca; Cloitre, Marylene. Identification of trauma exposure and PTSD in adolescent psychiatric inpatients: An exploratory study. Journal of traumatic stress. 2012 Apr ;25(2):171-178 (165623)