As a pediatrician and child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Gleason’s focus is on infant and early childhood mental health and the integration of mental health services into primary care. Currently, she is the clinical director of two early childhood mental health consultation programs providing consultation in primary care, child care, and early intervention settings. Her academic interests are the early identification of childhood mental health disorders, early childhood mental health disorders in high risk children, and mental health consultative approaches. Central to her role as a leader in infant psychiatry is training and educating future early childhood mental health care providers.
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- Gleason, M. M. (2019). Young children and suicidal ideations: developmentally specific symptoms call for developmentally specific interventions. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 58(3) 315-316.
- Guyon-Harris, K. L., Humphreys, K. L., Miron, D., Gleason, M. M., Nelson, C. A., Fox, N. A., & Zeanah, C. H. (2019). Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder in Early Childhood Predicts Reduced Competence in Early Adolescence. Journal of abnormal child psychology, 1-11.
- Gleason, M. M., Fox, N. A., Drury, S. S., Smyke, A. T., Nelson III, C. A., & Zeanah, C. H. (2014). Indiscriminate behaviors in previously institutionalized young children. Pediatrics, 133(3), e657.