Stephen Hinshaw, PhD

Stephen Hinshaw

Co-Chair
Scientific Research Council

Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, a leader in the field of developmental psychopathology, investigates the earliest signs and progression of childhood psychiatric disorders, particularly attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In April 2013 Dr. Hinshaw became the Vice-Chair for Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the former president of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. The journal he edits, Psychological Bulletin, has an impact factor of 15.6, making it the most cited journal in all of psychology. The second edition of his Development Psychopathology text came out this past winter and his new book, The ADHD Explosion, comes out in January. He has also authored The Triple Bind: Saving Our Teenage Girls from Today's Pressures, The Mark of Shame: Stigma of Mental Illness and an Agenda for Change, and The Years of Silence Are Past: My Father's Life with Bipolar Disorder. A significant public voice, he has been interviewed by Time magazine, USA Today, The New York Times and The Washington Post, among other publications, and has appeared on The Today Show and Good Morning America.

Awards

  • University of California at Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award
  • California Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Contribution
  • American Psychological Association Fellow
  • Association for Psychological Science Fellow
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles PhD in Clinical Psychology, 1983
  • Harvard University AB in Psychology and Social Relations, 1974
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