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Last Name

Ehsan Syed

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033


Physician, Associate Professor


Fellowship, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent, University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore) (1998)
Residency, Psychiatry, Delaware State Hospital (1996)
M.B., B.S., Dow Medical College - Karachi, Pakistan (1991)

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  1. Syed EU, Wasay M, Awan S. Vitamin B12 supplementation in treating major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Open Neurol J. 2013; 7:44-8.
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  2. Mayes, S.D., Gorman, A.A., Hillwig-Garcia, J., & Syed, E. (2013). . Suicide ideation and attempts in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2013; 7:109-119.
  3. Khan MM, Syed EU. . Suicide Prevention in Asia. In O'Connor R, Platt S, Gordon J (Eds). International Handbook of Suicide Prevention - Research, Policy & Practice. 2011.
  4. Zuberi SI, Syed EU, Bhatti JA. Association of depression with treatment outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: a cross-sectional study from Karachi, Pakistan. BMC Psychiatry. 2011; 11:27.
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  5. Lassi ZS, Mahmud S, Syed EU, Janjua NZ. Behavioral problems among children living in orphanage facilities of Karachi, Pakistan: comparison of children in an SOS Village with those in conventional orphanages. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2011 Aug; 46(8):787-96.
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  6. Syed EU, Hussein SA. Increase in teachers' knowledge about ADHD after a week-long training program: a pilot study. J Atten Disord. 2010 Jan; 13(4):420-3.
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  7. Syed EU, Hussein SA, Azam SI, Khan AG. Comparison of Urdu version of Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and the Child Behaviour Check List (CBCL) amongst primary school children in Karachi. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009 Jun; 19(6):375-9.
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  8. Syed EU, Hussein SA, Haidry SE. Prevalence of emotional and behavioural problems among primary school children in Karachi, Pakistan--multi informant survey. Indian J Pediatr. 2009 Jun; 76(6):623-7.
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  9. Yousafzai AW, Ahmer S, Syed E, Bhutto N, Iqbal S, Siddiqi MN, Zaman M. Well-being of medical students and their awareness on substance misuse: a cross-sectional survey in Pakistan. Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2009 Feb 19; 8:8.
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  10. Jawaid A, Zafar AM, Naveed A, Sheikh S, Waheed S, Zafar MA, Syed EU, Fatmi Z. Knowledge of primary paediatric care providers regarding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disorder: a study from Pakistan. Singapore Med J. 2008 Dec; 49(12):985-93.
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  11. Syed EU, Siddiqi MN, Dogar I, Hamrani MM, Yousafzai AW, Zuberi S. Attitudes of pakistani medical students towards psychiatry as a prospective career: a survey. Acad Psychiatry. 2008 Mar-Apr; 32(2):160-4.
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  12. Syed EU, Khan MM. Pattern of deliberate self-harm in young people in Karachi, Pakistan. Crisis. 2008; 29(3):159-63.
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  13. Syed EU, Hussein SA, Mahmud S. Screening for emotional and behavioural problems amongst 5-11-year-old school children in Karachi, Pakistan. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2007 May; 42(5):421-7.
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  14. Syed EU, Zuberi SI. Mental distress in mothers of child psychiatric patients. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2006 Jun; 16(6):416-9.
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  15. Syed EU, Mehmud S, Atiq R. Clinical and demographic characteristics of psychiatric inpatients admitted via emergency and non-emergency routes at a university hospital in Pakistan. J Pak Med Assoc. 2002 Oct; 52(10):456-9.
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  16. Syed EU, Atiq R, Effendi S, Mehmud S. Conversion disorder: difficulties in diagnosis using DSM-IV/ICD-10. J Pak Med Assoc. 2001 Apr; 51(4):143-5.
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  17. Susan Dickerson Mayes, Raman Baweja, Susan L. Calhoun, Ehsan Syed, Fauzia Mahr, and Farhat Siddiqui 2014 . Suicide Ideation and Attempts and Bullying in Children and Adolescents Psychiatric and General Population Samples. Crisis DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000264.
  18. Susan Dickerson Mayes, Susan Calhoun, Ehsan Syed, Angela A. Gorman, Jose Montaner, Raman Baweja, Lance Feldman, Jitendra Annapareddy, Nidhi Gupta, Ademola Bello, and Farhat Siddiqui . Suicide Ideation and Attempts in Children with ADHD are Directly Related to Comorbid Oppositional-Defiant Disorder and Depression, not ADHD.
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