Faculty

Helen Egger

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Center for Child and Family Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
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Box 3454 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Brightleaf Square, 905 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701

(919) 385-0843 helen.egger@duke.edu


Education & Training

M.D. 1991

Yale University

M.P.H. 0

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Grants

The Role of Sensory Over-Responsivity in the Development of Anxiety in Children With and Without Autism

Precursors to the development of anxiety disorders in young children with autism spectrum disorder

Department of Defense

Precursors to the development of anxiety disorders in young children with autism spectrum disorder

Department of Defense

Educational Program Agreement on Use of the eMeasures System

MRI: Development of an Instrument that Monitors Behaviors with OCD and Schizophrenia

University of Minnesota

Network Plasticity in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

A developmental model of gene-environment interplay in SUDs

National Institutes of Health

Longitudinal Functional Imaging of Early Childhood Anxiety Disorders

National Institutes of Health

Sex, stress, emotional disorders: uniting preclinical and epidemiologic research

National Institutes of Health

Preschool Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care

National Institutes of Health

Myelin-Specific Diffusion Tensor Imaging for Developmental Neuroimaging

National Institutes of Health

Outcomes of Preschool Mental Health Problems

National Institutes of Health

A Linux Cluster Computational Facility for Neuroimaging Research

National Institutes of Health

Validity Without a Gold Standard

National Institutes of Health

Developmental Epidemiology of Anxiety in Preschoolers

National Institutes of Health

Assessing Preschool Comorbidity: A Test-Retest Study

National Institutes of Health
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Publications

Development and Examination of the Reactive Attachment Disorder and Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder Assessment Interview.

PMID 30175603
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Author Correction: Atypical postural control can be detected via computer vision analysis in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder.

PMID 31932630
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Sensory Over-Responsivity: An Early Risk Factor for Anxiety and Behavioral Challenges in Young Children.

PMID 30569253
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Parenting and prenatal risk as moderators of genetic influences on conduct problems during middle childhood.

PMID 30843708
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Computer vision analysis captures atypical attention in toddlers with autism.

PMID 29595333
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Atypical postural control can be detected via computer vision analysis in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder.

PMID 30451886
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Separation and Reunification: Mental Health of Chinese Children Affected by Parental Migration.

PMID 30166365
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Computer Vision Analysis for Quantification of Autism Risk Behaviors

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Acceptance-based interoceptive exposure for young children with functional abdominal pain.

PMID 28826066
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Use of a Digital Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers - Revised with Follow-up to Improve Quality of Screening for Autism.

PMID 28161199
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DIAGNOSTIC CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS OF INFANCY AND EARLY CHILDHOOD DC:0-5: SELECTIVE REVIEWS FROM A NEW NOSOLOGY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY.

PMID 27570937
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Magnetic susceptibility of brain iron is associated with childhood spatial IQ.

PMID 26899787
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Authors' Response.

PMID 26721570
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Quantifying Risk for Anxiety Disorders in Preschool Children: A Machine Learning Approach.

PMID 27880812
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A scalable app for measuring autism risk behaviors in young children: A technical validity and feasibility study

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Psychological and Psychosocial Impairment in Preschoolers With Selective Eating.

PMID 26240213
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Effect of an early perinatal depression intervention on long-term child development outcomes: follow-up of the Thinking Healthy Programme randomised controlled trial.

PMID 26303558
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Childhood somatic complaints predict generalized anxiety and depressive disorders during young adulthood in a community sample.

PMID 25518872
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Behavior and emotion modulation deficits in preschoolers at risk for bipolar disorder.

PMID 25691090
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Preschool anxiety disorders predict different patterns of amygdala-prefrontal connectivity at school-age.

PMID 25625285
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Depressive comorbidity in preschool anxiety disorder.

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Adult diagnostic and functional outcomes of DSM-5 disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

PMID 24781389
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Perceived family impact of preschool anxiety disorders.

PMID 24655653
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Questionnaire simplification for fast risk analysis of children's mental health

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Depressive comorbidity in preschool anxiety disorder

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Preschool anxiety disorders in pediatric primary care: prevalence and comorbidity.

PMID 24290462
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Prevalence, comorbidity, and correlates of DSM-5 proposed disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

PMID 23377638
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Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in preschoolers.

PMID 22211517
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Epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in very young children in a Romanian pediatric setting.

PMID 21866415
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The NIMH Child Emotional Faces Picture Set (NIMH-ChEFS): a new set of children's facial emotion stimuli.

PMID 22547297
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Structural connectivity of the frontal lobe in children with drug-resistant partial epilepsy.

PMID 21497558
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Validity of evidence-derived criteria for reactive attachment disorder: indiscriminately social/disinhibited and emotionally withdrawn/inhibited types.

PMID 21334562
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Developmentally sensitive diagnostic criteria for mental health disorders in early childhood: the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders-IV, the research diagnostic criteria-preschool age, and the diagnostic classification of mental health and developmental disorders of infancy and early childhood-revised.

PMID 21142337
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The developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders: Phenomenology, prevalence, and comorbidity

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Longitudinal dimensionality of adolescent psychopathology: testing the differentiation hypothesis.

PMID 20345843
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Modification of depression by COMT val158met polymorphism in children exposed to early severe psychosocial deprivation.

PMID 20403637
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A perilous disconnect: antipsychotic drug use in very young children.

PMID 20215919
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Institutional rearing and psychiatric disorders in Romanian preschool children.

PMID 19487394
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Psychiatric assessment of young children.

PMID 19486838
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Schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia for school-age children (K-SADS-PL) for the assessment of preschool children--a preliminary psychometric study.

PMID 19000625
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An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions

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Parent-reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptomatology and sleep problems in a preschool-age pediatric clinic sample.

PMID 18664997
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Observational Assessment of Preschool Disruptive Behavior, Part II: validity of the Disruptive Behavior Diagnostic Observation Schedule (DB-DOS).

PMID 18434925
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Observational Assessment of Preschool Disruptive Behavior, Part I: reliability of the Disruptive Behavior Diagnostic Observation Schedule (DB-DOS).

PMID 18434926
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What do childhood anxiety disorders predict?

PMID 18093022
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Psychopharmacological treatment for very young children: contexts and guidelines.

PMID 18030077
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Preschool psychopathology: lessons for the lifespan.

PMID 17914996
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Diagnostic specificity and nonspecificity in the dimensions of preschool psychopathology.

PMID 17915001
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Prevalence, clinical correlates, and longitudinal course of severe mood dysregulation in children.

PMID 17056393
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Assessment of childhood depression

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Test-Retest Reliability of the Preschool Age Psychiatric Assessment (PAPA).

PMID 16601400
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Common emotional and behavioral disorders in preschool children: presentation, nosology, and epidemiology.

PMID 16492262
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The epidemiology and diagnostic issues in preschool attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder: A review

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Pharmacological management of preschool ADHD.

PMID 16327589
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The developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders: phenomenology, prevalence, and comorbidity.

PMID 16171696
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10-year research update review: the epidemiology of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders: I. Methods and public health burden.

PMID 16175102
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Defining the "disruptive" in preschool behavior: what diagnostic observation can teach us.

PMID 16151617
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Genetic and environmental influences on temperament in the first year of life: the Puerto Rico Infant Twin Study (PRINTS).

PMID 16176717
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Using and teaching evidence-based medicine: the Duke University child and adolescent psychiatry model.

PMID 15694786
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School refusal and psychiatric disorders: a community study.

PMID 12819439
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Review of the evidence base for treatment of childhood psychopathology: internalizing disorders.

PMID 12472300
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Stimulant treatment for children: a community perspective.

PMID 10939226
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Somatic complaints and psychopathology in children and adolescents: stomach aches, musculoskeletal pains, and headaches.

PMID 10405503
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Whither psychiatric diagnosis.

PMID 10336213
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Headaches and psychopathology in children and adolescents.

PMID 9735614
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Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with nicotine dependence. American Psychiatric Association.

PMID 8831466
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Reflections on stillness: mothers' reactions to the still-face situation.

PMID 2005060
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