Professor Stewart Einfeld
MD (Syd), DCH (RCP&S), FRANZCP, MRACMA, Grad Cert Mana (CSU)
Stewart Einfeld is the Chair of Mental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, and is a Senior Scientist at the Brain and Mind Research Institute.
Professor Einfeld has research and teaching interests in the area of child and adolescent psychiatry, specifically psychosocial aspects of physical illness in children and adolescence, autism, Prader-Willi Syndrome and Genetics (Genome Analysis).
He is co-developer of the Developmental Behaviour Checklist. This instrument is widely used in clinical and research settings both within Australia and internationally, and has been translated into 19 languages.
Einfeld, S.L. (1992) Clinical Assessment of Psychiatric Symptoms in Mentally Retarded Individuals. Australian New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 26; 48-63.
Einfeld, SL, Tonge BJ. (1995) The Developmental Behavior Checklist - The Development and Validation of an Instrument to Assess Behavioral And Emotional Disturbance in Children and Adolescents with Mental Retardation. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders. 25 (2), 81-104, Apr.
Einfeld, S.L., Tonge, B.J. (1996) Population Prevalence of Behavioural and Emotional Disturbance in Children and Adolescents with mental retardation. 1. Rationale and methods. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol 40, part 2, 91-98.
Einfeld, S.L., Tonge, B.J. (1996) Population Prevalence of Behavioural and Emotional Disturbance in Children and Adolescents with mental retardation. 2. Epidemiological findings. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol 40, part 2, 99-109.
Einfeld, S., Tonge, B., Turner, G., Parmenter, T., Smith, A. (1999). Longitudinal course of behavioural and emotional problems of young persons with Prader-Willi, Fragile X, Williams and Downs Syndromes. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 24 (4), 349-354.
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