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SFA Department of Psychology to host speaker series

April 19, 2017 - University Marketing Communications
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - A child and adolescent psychiatrist and a licensed clinical psychologist will be the featured speakers during the Stephen F. Austin State University Department of Psychology's speaker series, "Topics in Child and Adolescent Psychology," beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the McKibben Education Building, Room 131, on the SFA campus.

Dr. Iqnoor Bains, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Tri-County Behavioral Health in Conroe, and Dr. Rachel Wolfe, a licensed clinical psychologist practicing at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston and a faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine, will each present during the event.

Bains' topic, "Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood Disorder vs. ADHD and ODD in Children," will begin at 4 p.m. Bains' practice specializes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders and autism spectrum disorders.

Wolfe's presentation, "Diagnosis and Treatment of AFRID, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa in an Interdisciplinary Setting," will begin at 4:45 p.m. Wolfe's research has focused on the treatment of eating disorders and other psychological issues in adolescents.

"We are excited to have Dr. Bains and Dr. Wolfe visit our department and share their expertise and experiences with our students, faculty members and the community," Dr. Scott Hutchens, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at SFA, said. "The topics they will discuss concerning children and adolescents are intriguing and relevant to many people."

The speaker series is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Hutchens at (936) 468-1464.