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Christopher Petersen

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033


Physician, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics




Fellowship, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent, University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers (1981)
Residency, Psychiatry, University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers (1980)
M.D., Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine (1976)

Dr. Petersen is Board Certified in both Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and General Psychiatry. He is both a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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  1. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Murray MJ, Morrow JD, Yurich KK, Mahr F, Cothren S, Purichia H, Bouder JN, Petersen C. Comparison of scores on the Checklist for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Autism Rating Scale, and Gilliam Asperger's Disorder Scale for children with low functioning autism, high functioning autism, Asperger's disorder, ADHD, and typical development. J Autism Dev Disord. 2009 Dec; 39(12):1682-93.
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  2. Peters TE, Parvin M, Petersen C, Faircloth VC, Levine RL. A case report of Wernicke's encephalopathy in a pediatric patient with anorexia nervosa--restricting type. J Adolesc Health. 2007 Apr; 40(4):376-83.
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  3. Good CR, Petersen CA, Krecko VF. Valproic Acid and risperidone. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2003 Jan; 42(1):2.
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  4. Good C, Petersen C. SSRI and mirtazapine in PTSD. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2001 Mar; 40(3):263-4.
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