Dr. Mariam Rahmani's clinical interests include child and adolescent depression and anxiety disorders, and treatment with Interpersonal, family and cognitive-behavioral therapies as well as psychopharmacology. She is an associate professor and program director in the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Child and Adolescent Depression and Anxiety Disorders
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Trauma and US Minority Children and YouthChild and Family Disaster Psychiatry
Andres J. Pumariega, et al.
This paper reviews the literature on the prevalence, risk factors, and effects of traumatic experiences on the mental health outcomes of minority youth in the USA. The USA has an increasing number of children and youth from minority backgrounds. Research reveals that traumatic experiences disproportionately affect minority youth.
Using Group Psychotherapy Skills for Small Group TeachingAcademic Psychiatry
Group psychotherapy is a valuable clinical skill that can be used to efficiently deliver care to several patients simultaneously. There is evidence for its efficacy in helping patients with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, chronic pain, and smoking cessation. Knowledge of and exposure to group psychotherapy is a milestone required by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for both general psychiatry residency training and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) fellowship training.