​​Kim, KL, Cushman, GK, Weissman, AB, Puzia, ME, Wegbreit, E, Tone, EB, Spirito, A, & Dickstein, DP. (2015). Behavioral and emotional responses to interpersonal stress: A comparison of adolescents engaged in non-suicidal self-injury to adolescent suicide attempters. Psychiatric Research (in press).

Seymour, KE, Jones, RN, Cushman, GK, Galvan, T, Puzia, ME, Kim, KL, Spirito, A, & Dickstein, DP. (2015).Emotional face recognition in adolescent suicide attempters and adolescents engaged in non-suicidal self-injury.  European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (in press).

Dickstein, DP, Puzia, ME, Cushman, GK, Weissman, AB, Wegbreit, E, Kim, KL, Nock, MK, & Spirito, A. (2015). Self-injurious implicit attitudes among adolescent suicide attempters versus those engaged in non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (in press).

Wegbreit, E, Weissman, AB, Cushman, GK, Puzia, ME, Kim, KL, Leibenluft, E, Dickstein, DP. (2015). Facial emotion recognition in childhood-onset bipolar I disorder: An evaluation of developmental differences between youths and adults.Bipolar Disorders. (in press).




Dickstein DP, Reidy BL, Pescosolido MF, Galvan T, Kim KL. (2011). Translational neuroscience in pediatric bipolar disorder. Expert review of Neurotherapeutics, 11, 1699-701.



Young MR, Galvan T, Reidy BL, Pescosolido MF, Kim KL, Seymour KE, & Dickstein DP. (2013). Family functioning deficits in bipolar disorder and ADHD in youthJournal of Affective Disorders, 150, 1096-1102.

Seymour KE, Pescosolido MF, Reidy BL, Galvan T, Kim KL, Dickstein DP. (2013). Emotional face identification in pediatric bipolar disorder versus attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52, 537-546.

First M, Botteron K, Carter C, Castellanos FX, Dickstein DP, Drevets W, Kim KL, Pescosolido MF, Rausch S, Seymour KE, Sheline Y, Zubieta JK. Consensus Report on the APA Work Group on Neuroimaging Markers of Psychiatric Disorders. In press.

Dickstein DP, Pescosolido MF, Reidy BL, Galvan T, Kim KL, Seymour KE, Laird AR, Di Martino A, Barrett RP. (2013). Developmental meta-analysis of the functional neural correlates of autism spectrum disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52, 279-289.

Selected Publications


Dickstein DP, Finger EC, Brotman MA, Rich BA, Pine DS, Blair JR, Leibenluft E. (2009). Impaired probabilistic reversal learning in youths with mood and anxiety disorders.Psychological Medicine, 12, 1-12.

Dickstein DP, Brazel AC, Goldberg LD, Hunt, JI. (2009). Affect regulation in pediatric bipolar disorder. Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics of North America. 18(2):405-20, ix. Review.

Dickstein DP, Towbin KE, der Veen JW, Rich BA, Brotman MA, Knopf L, Onelio L, Pine DS, Leibenluft E. (2009). Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of lithium in youth with severe mood dysregulation.Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 19, 61-73.



Dickstein DP, der Veen JW, Knopf L, Towbin KE, Pine DS, Leibenluft E. (2008). Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in youth with severe mood dysregulation. Psychiatric Research: Neuroimaging, 163, 30-9.

Dickstein DP, Rich BA, Roberson-Nay R, Berghorst L, Vinton D, Pine DS, Leibenluft E. (2007). Neural Activation During Encoding of Emotional Faces in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder.Bipolar Disorders, 9, 679-92.

Dickstein DP, Nelson EE, McClure EB, Grimley ME, Knopf LV, Brotman MA, Rich BA, Pine DS, Leibenluft E. (2007). Cognitive Flexibility in Phenotypes of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 341-355.

Leibenluft E, Rich BA, Vinton DT, Nelson EE, Fromm SJ, Berghorst LH, Joshi P, Robb A, Schachar RJ, Dickstein DP, McClure EB, Pine DS (2007). Neural circuitry engaged during unsuccessful motor inhibition in pediatric bipolar disorder.American Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 52-60.

Dickstein, DP. (2012). This is your brain. This is your brain on treatment. Any questions? Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51, 134-135.

Cabeen RP, Dickstein DP, Laidlaw, DH. (2012). Characterization of pediatric bipolar disorder with quantitative HARDI tractography metrics. Proceedings of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

Radu J, Zhou W, Cabeen RP, Dickstein DP, Laidlaw DH. (2012). Visualizing tracktography metrics of cortical-connectivity integrity in diffusion imaging. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.




Pediatric Mood,Imaging, and NeuroDevelopmentProgram



MacPherson, HA, Ruggieri, AL, Christensen, RE, Schettini, E, Kim, KL, Thomas, SA, & Dickstein, DP. (2018). Developmental evaluation of family functioning deficits in youths and young adults with childhood-onset bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 235, 574-582.

Kim, KL, Christensen, RE, Ruggieri, A, Schettini, E, Freeman, JB, Garcia, AM, Flessner, C, Stewart, E, Conelea, C, & Dickstein, DP. (2018). Cognitive performance of youth with primary generalized anxiety disorder vs. primary obsessive compulsive disorder. Depression & Anxiety, 1-11.

Thomas, SA, Christensen, R, Schettini, E, Saletin, JM, Ruggieri, A, MacPherson, H, Kim, K, Dickstein, DP. (2019). Preliminary analysis of resting state functional connectivity in young adults with subtypes of bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 246, 716-726.

Dickstein DP, Finger EC, Skup M, Pine DS, Blair JR, Leibenluft E. (2010). Altered neural function in pediatric bipolar disorder during reversal learning.Bipolar Disorder, 12, 707-19.

Dickstein DP. (2010). The Diagnostic Dilemma: Why we need to change how we diagnose bipolar disorder in children.Cerebrum, 10, 1-13.

Dickstein DP, Gorrostieta C, Ombao H, Goldberg LD, Brazel AC, Gable CJ, Kelly C, Gee DG, Zuo XN, Castellanos FX, Milham MP. (2010). Fronto-temporal spontaneous resting state functional connectivity in pediatric bipolar disorder.Biological Psychiatry, 68, 839-46.


Kim, KL, Weissman, AB, Puzia, ME, Cushman, GK, Seymour, KE, Wegbreit, E., Carskadon, MA, & Dickstein, DP. (2014). Circadian phase preference in pediatric bipolar disorder. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 3, 255-266.

Wegbreit, E., Cushman, GK, Puzia, ME, Weissman, AB, Kim, KL, Laird, AR, & Dickstein, DP. (2014). Developmental meta-analyses of the functional neural correlates of bipolar disorder. JAMA Psychiatry (in press).

Kim, KL, Galvan, T., Puzia, ME, Cushman, GK, Seymour KE, Vanmali, R., Jones, RN, Spirito, A., & Dickstein, DP. (2014). Psychiatric and self-injury profiles of adolescent suicide attempters versus adolescents engaged in nonsuicidal self-injury. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior (in press).

Wegbreit, E, Weissman, AB, Cushman, GK, Bojanek, E, Kim, KL, Leibenluft, E, & Dickstein, DP. (2016). Reversal-learning deficits in childhood-onset bipolar disorder across the transition from childhood to young adulthood. Journal of Affective Disorders, 203, 46-54.