Mary Ann McDonnell, Ph.D., R.N., CS/NP
Title: Clinical Instructor
School/Center: School of Nursing
Education: PhD, Northeastern University School of Nursing, BSN/MS, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Northeastern University School of Nursing, AD Nursing Quincy College
Certifications: Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Specializations: Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Clinical Practice: South Shore Psychiatric Services, Executive director STEP Up for Kids Inc.
Research: Health Disparities and Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Coinvestigator for the following research topics; Pediatric & Adult ADHD, Pediatric & Adult Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder
Teaching: Psychopharmacology, Mental Health of Adolescents, Nursing and the Promotion of Mental Health, Family Therapy, Nursing and the Promotion of Mental Health-clinical component
McDonnell, M. A., Wozniak, J., & Brenneman, J. F. (2008). Is your child bipolar?: The definitive resource on how to identify, treat, and thrive with a bipolar child. New York: Bantam.
McDonnell, M. A., Wozniak, J., & Brenneman, J. F. (2009). Positive parenting for bipolar kids: How to identify, treat, manage, and rise to the challenge. New York: Bantam Books
Hamrin, V., McDonnell, M., Moffett, J., & Durso, S. (2008). Psychopharmacological treatment of non-comorbid and comorbid pervasive developmental disorder and pediatric bipolar disorder. Minerva Pediatrica, 60(1), 87-101.
McDonnell, M., Hamrin, V., Moffett, J., & Durso, S. (2008). Timely diagnosis of comorbid pervasive developmental disorder and bipolar disorder. Minerva Pediatrica, 60(1), 115-127.
McDonnell, M., & Dougherty, M. (2005). Righting a troubled course. Diagnosing and treating ADHD in adults. Advance For Nurse Practitioners, 13(8), 53-56.
Biederman, J., McDonnell, M., Wozniak, J., Spencer, T., Aleardi, M., Falzone, R., et al. (2005). Aripiprazole in the treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder: a systematic chart review. CNS Spectrums, 10(2), 141-148.
McDonnell, M., & Glod, C. (2003). Prevalence of psychopathology in preschool-age children. Journal Of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing: Official Publication Of The Association Of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc, 16(4), 141-152.
McDonnell, M., Doyle, R., Surman, C., (2003), Current Approaches to the Management of ADHD; Diagnosis in Adults is often overlooked. Clinician Reviews, Nov; 13(1):109-116.