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Darlene M. Atkins, PhD

The Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health

Departments
Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Programs
Adolescent Medicine Trials Network (ATN)
Director, Eating Disorders Clinic

Specialties: Eating Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder

National Provider Identifier1124104385
E-Mail

Service LocationsChildren's Outpatient Center in Spring Valley
4900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC 20016
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Phone: 202-895-3860
Fax: 202-895-3870
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Maryland at College Park College Park, MDBachelor of Arts BA 1974 -1978
Post Graduate Education University of Maryland at College Park College Park, MDMaster of Arts 1978 -1980
Post Graduate Education University of Maryland at College Park College Park, MDDoctor of Philosophy 1979 -1983
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Research FellowshipNational Institute of Mental Health1979
Certificate of Scholarship for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement1978
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society1977

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
AssociateGeorge Washington University Medical SchoolClinical Professor of Pediatrics1983 - 2009
FellowHarvard Medical SchoolClinical Psychology1982 - 1983
FellowNational Institution of Mental HealthResearch1978 - 1979
MemberAmerican Psychological Association
MemberNational Register for Health Service ProvidersPsychology
MemberAcademy for Eating Disorders
MemberInstitute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Publications
Book Chapter, Lyon, M., Silber, T. (2005), Process, promise and pitfalls of collaborative treatment of anorexia nervosa in adolescence , In Lyon, M. Atkins, D.M., Silber, T., Clinical Case Studies, 189-204.

Journal Article, Silber, T., Shaer, C. and Atkins, D.M. (1999), Eating disorders of adolescents with spina bifida, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 9, 60.

Book Chapter, Chatoor, I., Atkins, D.M., Hirsch, R., Rivera, Y., Brassaux, C., Lyon, M. and Reiss, D (1993), A scale for adolescents’ eating behavior and parental eating patterns and child-rearing practices, In Chatoor, I., Atkins, D.M., Hirsch, R., Rivera, Y., Brassaux, C., Lyon, M. and Reiss, D, Scientific Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Book Chapter, Atkins, D.M. (1993), Eating disorders in young children, In Atkins, D.M., Tomorrow’s Child.

Book Chapter, Atkins, M.D. (1989), Treating anorexia nervosa: Diagnostic dilemmas and therapeutic challenges, In Atkins, M.D., Casebook in Child and Pediatric Psychology, NY.

Journal Article, Atkins, D. & Patenaude, A. (1987), Psychosocial preparation and follow-up for pediatric bone marrow transplant patients, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 57, 2, 246-252.

Journal Article, Hendren, R., Atkins, D., Sumner, C. & Barber, J. (1987), A model for the group treatment of eating disorders, International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 57, 2, 246-252.

Journal Article, Atkins, D.M. (1987), Evaluation of a pediatric preparation program for short-stay patients, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 12, 2, 285-290.

Book Chapter, Lyon, M., Silber, T., Mosimann, J., and Gray, J., Testing the hypothesis of the multidimensional model of anorexia nervosa in adolescents, In Lyon, M., Silber, T., Mosimann, J., and Gray, J., Adolescence, 101-111.

Journal Article, Atkins, D.M. & Silber, T, Clinical spectrum of anorexia nervosa in children, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 14, 4, 211-216.


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