Robert Pynoos, M.D.

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UCLA Director, Outpatient Trauma Psychiatry Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Professor in Residence, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior Faculty, Staff, UCLA Health
M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians,Surgeons, 1973
1973 - 1974 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1977 - 1979 New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical Ctr
1974 - 1976 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1980 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Lester Patricia, Saltzman William R, Woodward Kirsten, Glover Dorie, Leskin Gregory A, Bursch Brenda, Pynoos Robert, Beardslee William   Evaluation of a family-centered prevention intervention for military children and families facing wartime deployments American journal of public health, 2012; 102 Suppl 1: S48-54.
Armour Cherie, Elhai Jon D, Layne Christopher M, Shevlin Mark, Duraković-Belko Elvira, Djapo Nermin, Pynoos Robert S   Gender differences in the factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in war-exposed adolescents Journal of anxiety disorders, 2011; 25(4): 604-11.
Greeson Johanna K P, Briggs Ernestine C, Kisiel Cassandra L, Layne Christopher M, Ake George S, Ko Susan J, Gerrity Ellen T, Steinberg Alan M, Howard Michael L, Pynoos Robert S, Fairbank John A   Complex trauma and mental health in children and adolescents placed in foster care: findings from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Child welfare, 2011; 90(6): 91-108.
Pynoos Robert S, Fairbank John A, James-Brown Christine   Effectively addressing the impact of child traumatic stress in child welfare Child welfare, 2011; 90(6): 11-7.
Scrimin Sara, Moscardino Ughetta, Capello Fabia, Altoè Gianmarco, Steinberg Alan M, Pynoos Robert S   Trauma reminders and PTSD symptoms in children three years after a terrorist attack in Beslan Social science & medicine (1982), 2011; 72(5): 694-700.
Armour Cherie, Layne Christopher M, Naifeh James A, Shevlin Mark, Duraković-Belko Elvira, Djapo Nermin, Pynoos Robert S, Elhai Jon D   Assessing the factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in war-exposed youths with and without Criterion A2 endorsement Journal of anxiety disorders, 2011; 25(1): 80-7.
Lester Patricia, Mogil Catherine, Saltzman William, Woodward Kirsten, Nash William, Leskin Gregory, Bursch Brenda, Green Sara, Pynoos Robert, Beardslee William   Families overcoming under stress: implementing family-centered prevention for military families facing wartime deployments and combat operational stress Military medicine, 2011; 176(1): 19-25.
Pfefferbaum Betty, Maida Carl A, Steinberg Alan M, Beaton Randal D, Pynoos Robert S, Fairbank John A, Brymer Melissa J, Kurklinsky Andrew K   Enhancing national capacity to conduct child and family disaster mental health research Nursing education perspectives, 2010; 31(4): 237-41.
Allen Brian, Brymer Melissa J, Steinberg Alan M, Vernberg Eric M, Jacobs Anne, Speier Anthony H, Pynoos Robert S   Perceptions of psychological first aid among providers responding to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike Journal of traumatic stress, 2010; 23(4): 509-13.
Layne Christopher M, Olsen Joseph A, Baker Aaron, Legerski John-Paul, Isakson Brian, Pasalić Alma, Duraković-Belko Elvira, Dapo Nermin, Campara Nihada, Arslanagić Berina, Saltzman William R, Pynoos Robert S   Unpacking trauma exposure risk factors and differential pathways of influence: predicting postwar mental distress in Bosnian adolescents Child development, 2010; 81(4): 1053-76.
Lester Patricia, Peterson Kris, Reeves James, Knauss Larry, Glover Dorie, Mogil Catherine, Duan Naihua, Saltzman William, Pynoos Robert, Wilt Katherine, Beardslee William   The long war and parental combat deployment: effects on military children and at-home spouses Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010; 49(4): 310-20.
Pfefferbaum Betty, Houston J Brian, Reyes Gilbert, Steinberg Alan M, Pynoos Robert S, Fairbank John A, Brymer Melissa J, Maida Carl A   Building National Capacity for Child and Family Disaster Mental Health Research Professional psychology, research and practice, 2010; 41(1): 26-33.
Cloitre Marylene, Stolbach Bradley C, Herman Judith L, van der Kolk Bessel, Pynoos Robert, Wang Jing, Petkova Eva   A developmental approach to complex PTSD: childhood and adult cumulative trauma as predictors of symptom complexity Journal of traumatic stress, 2009; 22(5): 399-408.
Pynoos Robert S, Steinberg Alan M, Layne Christopher M, Briggs Ernestine C, Ostrowski Sarah A, Fairbank John A   DSM-V PTSD diagnostic criteria for children and adolescents: a developmental perspective and recommendations Journal of traumatic stress, 2009; 22(5): 391-8.
Goenjian Armen K, Walling David, Steinberg Alan M, Roussos Alexandra, Goenjian Haig A, Pynoos Robert S   Depression and PTSD symptoms among bereaved adolescents 6(1/2) years after the 1988 Spitak earthquake Journal of affective disorders, 2009; 112(1-3): 81-4.
Layne Christopher M, Saltzman William R, Poppleton Landon, Burlingame Gary M, Pasalić Alma, Duraković Elvira, Musić Mirjana, Campara Nihada, Dapo Nermin, Arslanagić Berina, Steinberg Alan M, Pynoos Robert S   Effectiveness of a school-based group psychotherapy program for war-exposed adolescents: a randomized controlled trial Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(9): 1048-62.
Frankenberg Elizabeth, Friedman Jed, Gillespie Thomas, Ingwersen Nicholas, Pynoos Robert, Rifai Iip Umar, Sikoki Bondan, Steinberg Alan, Sumantri Cecep, Suriastini Wayan, Thomas Duncan   Mental health in Sumatra after the tsunami American journal of public health, 2008; 98(9): 1671-7.
Brymer Melissa J, Steinberg Alan M, Sornborger Jo, Layne Christopher M, Pynoos Robert S   Acute interventions for refugee children and families Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America, 2008; 17(3): 625-40, ix.
Hobfoll Stevan E, Watson Patricia, Bell Carl C, Bryant Richard A, Brymer Melissa J, Friedman Matthew J, Friedman Merle, Gersons Berthold P R, de Jong Joop T V M, Layne Christopher M, Maguen Shira, Neria Yuval, Norwood Ann E, Pynoos Robert S, Reissman Dori, Ruzek Josef I, Shalev Arieh Y, Solomon Zahava, Steinberg Alan M, Ursano Robert J   Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma intervention: empirical evidence Psychiatry, 2007; 70(4): 283-315; discussion 316-69.
Zatzick Douglas F, Grossman David C, Russo Joan, Pynoos Robert, Berliner Lucy, Jurkovich Gregory, Sabin Janice A, Katon Wayne, Ghesquiere Angela, McCauley Elizabeth, Rivara Frederick P   Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms longitudinally in a representative sample of hospitalized injured adolescents Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006; 45(10): 1188-95.
Pfefferbaum Betty, North Carol S, Doughty Debby E, Pfefferbaum Rose L, Dumont Cedric E, Pynoos Robert S, Gurwitch Robin H, Ndetei David   Trauma, grief and depression in Nairobi children after the 1998 bombing of the American Embassy Death studies, 2006; 30(6): 561-77.
Scrimin Sara, Axia Giovanna, Capello Fabia, Moscardino Ughetta, Steinberg Alan M, Pynoos Robert S   Posttraumatic reactions among injured children and their caregivers 3 months after the terrorist attack in Beslan Psychiatry research, 2006; 141(3): 333-6.
Kaplow Julie B, Saxe Glenn N, Putnam Frank W, Pynoos Robert S, Lieberman Alicia F   The long-term consequences of early childhood trauma: a case study and discussion Psychiatry, 2006; 69(4): 362-75.
Goenjian Armen K, Walling David, Steinberg Alan M, Karayan Ida, Najarian Louis M, Pynoos Robert   A prospective study of posttraumatic stress and depressive reactions among treated and untreated adolescents 5 years after a catastrophic disaster The American journal of psychiatry, 2005; 162(12): 2302-8.
Pfefferbaum Betty, Pfefferbaum Rose L, Gurwitch Robin H, Doughty Debby E, Pynoos Robert S, Foy David W, Brandt Edward N, Reddy Chandrashekar   Teachers' psychological reactions 7 weeks after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing The American journal of orthopsychiatry, 2004; 74(3): 263-71.
Steinberg Alan M, Brymer Melissa J, Decker Kelly B, Pynoos Robert S   The University of California at Los Angeles Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index Current psychiatry reports, 2004; 6(2): 96-100.
Dyb Grete, Holen Are, Steinberg Alan M, Rodriguez Ned, Pynoos Robert S   Alleged sexual abuse at a day care center: impact on parents Child abuse & neglect, 2003; 27(8): 939-50.
Goenjian Armen K, Pynoos Robert S, Steinberg Alan M, Endres David, Abraham Khachik, Geffner Mitchell E, Fairbanks Lynn A   Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity among Armenian adolescents with PTSD symptoms Journal of traumatic stress, 2003; 16(4): 319-23.
Saltzman William R, Layne Christopher M, Steinberg Alan M, Arslanagic Berina, Pynoos Robert S   Developing a culturally and ecologically sound intervention program for youth exposed to war and terrorism Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America, 2003; 12(2): 319-42, x.

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Adaptation, Psychological Adolescent Adolescent Psychology Adult Bereavement Child Child Abuse Child Welfare Child, Preschool Combined Modality Therapy Crisis Intervention Data Collection Depression Depressive Disorder Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Disasters Electroencephalography Electromyography Factor Analysis, Statistical Family Family Therapy Follow-Up Studies Foster Home Care Grief Human Development Humans Life Change Events Mental Health Middle Aged Military Personnel Models, Psychological Parent-Child Relations Parents Personality Inventory Psychiatric Status Rating Scales Psychometrics Psychotherapy Psychotherapy, Group Questionnaires Risk Factors School Health Services Severity of Illness Index Sex Factors Social Support Startle Reaction Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress, Psychological Students Survivors Terrorism Time Factors Treatment Outcome Violence War

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