Dr. Fred Volkmar on the mechanisms and treatment of autism

Date Published: 
March 18, 2011
Year Published: 
2011
Abstract: 

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D. is Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology and Director of the Yale University Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. He is also the Chief of Child Psychiatry at Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT.

Dr. Volkmar was the primary author of the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-IV autism and pervasive developmental disorders section. Dr. Volkmar's research focus is on mechanisms and treatment of autism and related disorders in individuals of all ages.