Severe Irritability in Youth with ADHD

Rameris E. German, Ph.D. Wanda Wheeler, MSW


DATE: Tuesday, November 19, 2019


TIME: 7 PM to 9 PM


LOCATION: Howard County Community Resources Campus

                       9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100

                       Columbia, MD 21046

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About the Program: What is irritability? Why is it important to study irritability? ADHD, Irritability and Co-morbid disorders. Common themes in irritability. How are we studying irritability at NIMH? What is a new treatment for irritability? Get involved!



About the Speakers: Ramaris E. German, PhD, is a psychologist in the Neuroscience and Novel Therapeutics Unit, Emotion and Development Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). She has a broad range of clinical and research experience working with children, families, and adults through her work at the University of Pennsylvania, NYU-Bellevue Hospital Center, Washington DC VA Medical Center, and Greenbelt Cares. Her research has focused on specific processes in mood disorders and in psychotherapy process and outcome.


Wanda Wheeler, MSW, is a clinical social worker specializing in the study of mood disorders in children at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in Bethesda, MD. As a research clinician in the Severe Mood Dysregulation and Neuroscience (SMDN) lab, Ms. Wheeler speaks with children and their families about the specific effects of irritability on their lives. Additionally, Ms. Wheeler has also taken on the role of a gatekeeper of the social work vocation working a as a field instructor for The Catholic University of America and serving as a member on the District of Columbia Board of Social Work.


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