Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.
Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as Department Chair from 2004-2011, and is vice chair of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. His work focuses on developmental psychopathology—peer and family relationships, neuropsychological risk factors, pharmacologic and psychological interventions for children with ADHD, assessment and evaluation, conceptual and definitional issues, mental health problems in teenage girls, the stigmatization of mental illness, and international training efforts. Hinshaw has written nine books, including The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today’s Push for Performance.
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