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James McCracken, MD

James McCracken, MD

Psychiatry Los Angeles, CA

Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA

Office Address

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  • 760 Westwood Plaza
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Inst
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
    Phone: (310) 825-0470
    Fax: (310) 206-4446

Dr. McCracken's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: Child & Adolescent, Psychopharmacology

Dr. McCracken's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Director, Division of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Los Angeles, CA
    Full-time faculty

Dr. McCracken's Education & Medical Training

  • UCLA Neuropsychology HospitalUCLA Neuropsychology HospitalFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University HospitalResidency, Psychiatry
  • Baylor Coll of MedBaylor College of MedicineMedical School

Dr. McCracken's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1985 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyChild & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. McCracken's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • SuperDoctors.comSuper DoctorSuperDoctors.com

Dr. McCracken's Clinical Trials

Dr. McCracken's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Grant Support

  • New Experimental Medicine Studies: Fast-Fail Trials in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    New Experimental Medicine Studies: Fast-Fail Trials in Autism Spectrum DisordersNational Institute of Mental Health
    2012 - Present
  • 3/4-Rupp Autism Network: Guanfacine For The Treatment Of Hyperactivity In PDD
    3/4-Rupp Autism Network: Guanfacine For The Treatment Of Hyperactivity In PDDNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2010 - 2011
  • OCD Collaborative Genetics Association Study
    OCD Collaborative Genetics Association StudyNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2007 - 2010
  • Training The Science Of Child Mental Health Treatment
    Training The Science Of Child Mental Health TreatmentNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2007 - 2011
  • Mexican American Obese Children Study
    Mexican American Obese Children StudyNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2010
  • Cidar: Translational Research To Enhance Cognitive Control (TRECC)
    Cidar: Translational Research To Enhance Cognitive Control (TRECC)National Institute Of Mental Health
    2006 - 2011
  • Research Training: The Science Of Child Mental Health Treatment
    Research Training: The Science Of Child Mental Health TreatmentNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2006 - 2006
  • Follow UP Of The PATS Sample
    Follow UP Of The PATS SampleNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2004 - 2008
  • Neuroanatomical &Functional Aspects Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Neuroanatomical &Functional Aspects Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2002 - 2002
  • Drug Response In Pediatric Psychopharmacology
    Drug Response In Pediatric PsychopharmacologyNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2001 - 2005
  • Methylphenidate Efficacy And Safety In ADHD Preschoolers
    Methylphenidate Efficacy And Safety In ADHD PreschoolersNational Institute Of Mental Health
    2000 - 2003
  • Research Units On Pediatric Psychopharmacology--Autism
    Research Units On Pediatric Psychopharmacology--AutismNational Institute Of Mental Health
    1997 - 2000
  • Hormone Rhythms--Metabolic Significance In Depression
    Hormone Rhythms--Metabolic Significance In DepressionNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1993
  • Sleep And Hormone Regulation In Juvenile Depression
    Sleep And Hormone Regulation In Juvenile DepressionNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1992
  • Sleep &Hormone Regulation In Juvenile Depression
    Sleep &Hormone Regulation In Juvenile DepressionNational Institute Of Mental Health
    1991 - 1991
  • Developmental Aspects Of Antidepressant Responses
    Developmental Aspects Of Antidepressant ResponsesNational Institute Of Mental Health
    1991 - 1991
  • Developmental Aspects Of Antidepressant Responses
    Developmental Aspects Of Antidepressant ResponsesNational Institute Of Mental Health
    1990 - 1990
  • Hormone Rhythms--Metabolic Significance In Depression
    Hormone Rhythms--Metabolic Significance In DepressionNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1991
  • Development Aspects Of Serotonergic Control Of The HPA Axis
    Development Aspects Of Serotonergic Control Of The HPA AxisNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Sleep And Hormone Regulation In Juvenile Depression
    Sleep And Hormone Regulation In Juvenile DepressionNational Center For Research Resources
    1989 - 1991
  • Sleep &Hormone Regulation In Juvenile Depression
    Sleep &Hormone Regulation In Juvenile DepressionNational Institute Of Mental Health
    1987 - 1990

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