Mohammad-Reza Mohammadi works as a Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Iran, and the Chair of Psychiatry and Psychology Research Centre of Iran. He has authored more than 150 articles, 23 books, and some book chapters, and served on 12 editorial boards. He has had over twenty five years of experience in the psychopathology, psychiatry, and neurosciences. Mohammadi has served as a teacher, administrator, researcher, and university faculty member. He started his academic career at TUMS. Then, he started his study: first the Diploma in child and adolescent psychiatry and then M.Phil. degree, University of London, UK, 1996 and 1997, respectively, and cognitive behavior therapy, Middle Sex Hospital, University College of London (UCL), UK (1998), and as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, UK (1999). He was founding and Chief Editor of the Iranian Journal of Psychiatry (IJP) and is currently the Editor and in the editorial board of many national and international journals. Also he is the Member of many professional societies as Iranian Psychiatrist Association (IPS) and Iranian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Association and internationally the Association of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, UK. He has established University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences in 1992. He has been the Head of National Research Centre for Medical Sciences of Iran between 2002 and 2005. He was the Member of National Iranian Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry since 2000 and also now is the Chief of Board Committee. His research interest has included epidemiological, clinical trial, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), spiritual psychotherapy and clinical aspects Autism disorders, and ADHD. His most recent studies have looked for the clinical trial, the therapeutic effects of the drugs as pentoxifylline and mementin, and new drugs for autism disorders and Asperger’s syndrome.
Biography Updated on 21 November 2009