Prof.Dr Nahit Motavalli Mukaddes;
She is certified in both child and adolescent and adult psychiatry. She was a faculty member in Istanbul School of Medicine between1994 -2013. She had several responsibilities in Istanbul School of Medicine in doctoral and residency training programs, conducting numerous research projects and administration. Now, she continues her academic and clinical work in Istanbul Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Her main interest areas in adult psychiatry are ADHD, Asperger disorder and Autism. In child and adolescent psychiatry her main focus is on ADHD, Autism, Asperger disorder, depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and tic disorders. Her management and treatment approach is a comprehensive program including both psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy- Psychoeducation , which requires a close collaboration with other mental health professionals such as psychologists, speech therapists and educators. She is author of several papers, book chapters and two books entitled "Autism Spectrum Disorders : Diagnosis and Follow Up" and “ADHD and Associated Disorders Across the Life Span”.