Rachel E. Dew, MD, MHSc


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Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Child & Fam Mental Health & Dev Neuro
2608 Erwin Road, Suite 300
Durham, NC 27705
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  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2000
  • General Psychiatry, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (North Carolina), 2000-2003
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (North Carolina), 2003-2005
  • Religion/Health Research, Duke University, 2005-2007
Other Training:
  • MHSc, Clinical Research Training Program, Duke University, 2007
Clinical Interests:
General and child and adolescent psychiatry, mood disorders, ADHD
Research Interests:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, depression, religion and spirituality, ADHD
Representative Publications:
  • Dew, RE; Daniel, SS; Armstrong, TD; Goldston, DB; Triplett, MF; Koenig, HG. Religion/Spirituality and adolescent psychiatric symptoms: a review. Child Psychiatry & Human Development. 2008;39:381-398.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE; Daniel, SS; Goldston, DB; Koenig, HG. Religion, spirituality, and depression in adolescent psychiatric outpatients. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2008;196:247-251.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE. Informed consent for research in Borderline Personality Disorder. BMC Medical Ethics. 2007;8:4.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE; Daniel, SS; Koenig, HG. A pilot study on religiousness/spirituality and ADHD. International journal of adolescent medicine and health. 2007;19:507-510.  Abstract
  • Dougherty, DM; Dew, RE; Mathias, CW; Marsh, DM; Addicott, MA; Barratt, ES. Impulsive and premeditated subtypes of aggression in conduct disorder: differences in time estimation. Aggressive Behavior. 2007;33:574-582.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE; Kimball, JN; Rosenquist, PB; McCall, WV. Seizure length and clinical outcome in electroconvulsive therapy using methohexital or thiopental. Journal of ECT. 2005;21:16-18.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE; Kramer, SI; McCall, WV. Adequacy of antidepressant treatment by psychiatric residents: the antidepressant treatment history form as a possible assessment tool. Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry. 2005;29:283-288.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE; Rosenquist, PB; McCall, WV. Aripiprazole for agitation in a 13-year-old girl with neuroleptic malignant syndrome. International journal of adolescent medicine and health. 2005;17:187-188.  Abstract
  • Dew, R; McCall, WV. Efficiency of outpatient ECT. Journal of ECT. 2004;20:24-25.  Abstract
  • Dew, RE; Hughes, D. Acute dystonic reaction with moderate-dose ziprasidone. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2004;24:563-564.  Abstract