Victor Carrion

Psychiatrist

Professional Education

Medical Education: Mt Sinai School of Medicine (1991) NY

Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System (1995) PA

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1997) CA

Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1999)

Internship: University of Pennsylvania Health System (1992) PA

Cue-Centered Treatment for Youth Exposed to Interpersonal Violence: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Carrion, V. G., Kletter, H., Weems, C. F., Berry, R. R., & Rettger, J. P. (2013). Cue-Centered Treatment for Youth Exposed to Interpersonal Violence: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS, 26(6), 654-662.

Integrated Behavioral Health Services: A Collaborative Care Model for Pediatric Patients in a Low-Income Setting
Aguirre, J., & Carrion, V. G. (2013). Integrated Behavioral Health Services: A Collaborative Care Model for Pediatric Patients in a Low-Income Setting. CLINICAL PEDIATRICS, 52(12), 1178-1180.

Developmental Variation in Amygdala Volumes Among Children With Posttraumatic Stress
Weems, C. F., Scott, B. G., Russell, J. D., Reiss, A. L., & Carrion, V. G. (2013). Developmental Variation in Amygdala Volumes Among Children With Posttraumatic Stress. DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, 38(7), 481-495.

Helping Children Exposed to War and Violence: Perspectives from an International Work Group on Interventions for Youth and Families
Kletter, H., Rialon, R. A., Laor, N., Brom, D., Pat-Horenczyk, R., & Carrion, V. G. (2013). Helping Children Exposed to War and Violence: Perspectives from an International Work Group on Interventions for Youth and Families. CHILD & YOUTH CARE FORUM, 42(4), 371-388.

Introduction to a Special Issue on Research with Youth Exposed to Disasters and Violence
Carrion, V. G., & Weems, C. F. (2013). Introduction to a Special Issue on Research with Youth Exposed to Disasters and Violence. CHILD & YOUTH CARE FORUM, 42(4), 257-259.

A Prospective Study on the Association Between Caregiver Psychological Symptomatology and Symptom Clusters of Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Wong, S. S., Kletter, H., Wong, Y., & Carrion, V. G. (2013). A Prospective Study on the Association Between Caregiver Psychological Symptomatology and Symptom Clusters of Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS, 26(3), 385-391.

Adverse childhood experiences among at-risk youth: The interrelation of ACES within a pediatric sample
Scott, B. G., Burke, N. J., Weems, C. F., Hellman, J. L., & Carrion, V. G. (2013). Adverse childhood experiences among at-risk youth: The interrelation of ACES within a pediatric sample. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma.

The interrelation of adverse childhood experiences within an at-risk pediatric sample
G, S. B., J, B. N., F, W. C., L, H. J., & G, C. V. (2013). The interrelation of adverse childhood experiences within an at-risk pediatric sample. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6.

Sleep Disturbance in Pediatric PTSD: Current Findings and Future Directions.
Kovachy, B., O'Hara, R., Hawkins, N., Gershon, A., Primeau, M. M., & Carrion, V. (2013). Sleep Disturbance in Pediatric PTSD: Current Findings and Future Directions. Journal of clinical sleep medicine , 9(5), 501-510.

Update on Neuroimaging and Cognitive Functioning in Maltreatment-Related Pediatric PTSD: Treatment Implications
Carrion, V. G., Wong, S. S., & Kletter, H. (2013). Update on Neuroimaging and Cognitive Functioning in Maltreatment-Related Pediatric PTSD: Treatment Implications. JOURNAL OF FAMILY VIOLENCE, 28(1), 53-61.

Clinical Report: Psychological Maltreatment (vol 130, pg 372, 2012)
Hibbard, R., BARLOW, J., & MacMillan, H. (2012). Clinical Report: Psychological Maltreatment (vol 130, pg 372, 2012). PEDIATRICS, 130(4), 765-765.

Can Traumatic Stress Alter the Brain? Understanding the Implications of Early Trauma on Brain Development and Learning
Carrion, V. G., & Wong, S. S. (2012). Can Traumatic Stress Alter the Brain? Understanding the Implications of Early Trauma on Brain Development and Learning. JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 51(2), S23-S28.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Shifting Toward a Developmental Framework
Carrion, V. G., & Kleffer, H. (2012). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Shifting Toward a Developmental Framework. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 21(3), 573-?.

BRAIN ACTIVATION TO FACIAL EXPRESSIONS IN YOUTH WITH PTSD SYMPTOMS
Garrett, A. S., Carrion, V., Kletter, H., Karchemskiy, A., Weems, C. F., & Reiss, A. (2012). BRAIN ACTIVATION TO FACIAL EXPRESSIONS IN YOUTH WITH PTSD SYMPTOMS. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, 29(5), 449-459.

Treatment of Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Carrion, V. G., & Kletter, H. (2012). Treatment of Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents. Psychiatric Times , 29.

Development of a Child Psychopharmacology Trial Scale
Wilkinson, J. M., Glick, I. D., & Carrion, V. G. (2012). Development of a Child Psychopharmacology Trial Scale. Current Psychopharmacology.

The impact of adverse childhood experiences on an urban pediatric population
Burke, N. J., Hellman, J. L., Scott, B. G., Weems, C. F., & Carrion, V. G. (2011). The impact of adverse childhood experiences on an urban pediatric population. CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, 35(6), 408-413.

Reply to: Cortisol and Brain: Beyond the Hippocampus
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., Richert, K., Hoffman, B. C., & Reiss, A. L. (2011). Reply to: Cortisol and Brain: Beyond the Hippocampus. Biological Psychiatry, 69(4).

Decreased Prefrontal Cortical Volume Associated with Increased Bedtime Cortisol in Traumatized Youth
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., Richert, K., Hoffman, B. C., & Reiss, A. L. (2010). Decreased Prefrontal Cortical Volume Associated with Increased Bedtime Cortisol in Traumatized Youth. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 68(5), 491-493.

Reduced Hippocampal Activity in Youth with Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms: An fMRI Study
Carrion, V. G., Haas, B. W., Garrett, A., Song, S., & Reiss, A. L. (2010). Reduced Hippocampal Activity in Youth with Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms: An fMRI Study. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY, 35(5), 559-569.

Treatment manual for trauma-exposed youth: case studies.
Carrion, V. G., & Hull, K. (2010). Treatment manual for trauma-exposed youth: case studies. Clinical child psychology and psychiatry, 15(1), 27-38.

Natural disasters and the neurodevelopmental response to trauma in childhood: a brief overview and call to action
Carrion, V., Weems, C. F., & Bradley, T. (2010). Natural disasters and the neurodevelopmental response to trauma in childhood: a brief overview and call to action . Future Neurology , 5.

Converging evidence for abnormalities of the prefrontal cortex and evaluation of midsagittal structures in pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder: An MRI study
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., Watson, C., Eliez, S., Menon, V., & Reiss, A. L. (2009). Converging evidence for abnormalities of the prefrontal cortex and evaluation of midsagittal structures in pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder: An MRI study. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH-NEUROIMAGING, 172(3), 226-234.

Brief Report: Diurnal Salivary Cortisol in YouthClarifying the Nature of Posttraumatic Stress Dysregulation
Weems, C. F., & Carrion, V. G. (2009). Brief Report: Diurnal Salivary Cortisol in YouthClarifying the Nature of Posttraumatic Stress Dysregulation. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY, 34(4), 389-395.

Loss and the Experience of Emotional Distress in Childhood
Taylor, L. K., Weems, C. F., Costa, N. M., & Carrion, V. G. (2009). Loss and the Experience of Emotional Distress in Childhood. JOURNAL OF LOSS & TRAUMA, 14(1), 1-16.

Guilt and posttraumatic stress symptoms in child victims of interpersonal violence.
Kletter, H., Weems, C. F., & Carrion, V. G. (2009). Guilt and posttraumatic stress symptoms in child victims of interpersonal violence. Clinical child psychology and psychiatry, 14(1), 71-83.

Posttraumatic stress symptoms and brain function during a response-inhibition task: An fMRI study in youth
Carrion, V. G., Garrett, A., Menon, V., Weems, C. F., & Reiss, A. L. (2008). Posttraumatic stress symptoms and brain function during a response-inhibition task: An fMRI study in youth. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, 25(6), 514-526.

The association between PTSD symptoms and salivary cortisol in youth: The role of time since the trauma
Weems, C. F., & Carrion, V. G. (2007). The association between PTSD symptoms and salivary cortisol in youth: The role of time since the trauma. JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS, 20(5), 903-907.

Divalproex sodium for the treatment of PTSD and conduct disordered youth: A pilot randomized controlled clinical trial
Steiner, H., Saxena, K. S., Carrion, V., Khanzode, L. A., Silverman, M., & Chang, K. (2007). Divalproex sodium for the treatment of PTSD and conduct disordered youth: A pilot randomized controlled clinical trial. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 38(3), 183-193.

The psychosocial impact of Hurricane Katrina: Contextual differences in psychological symptoms, social support, and discrimination
Weems, C. F., Watts, S. E., Marsee, M. A., Taylor, L. K., Costa, N. M., & Pina, A. A. (2007). The psychosocial impact of Hurricane Katrina: Contextual differences in psychological symptoms, social support, and discrimination. BEHAVIOUR RESEARCH AND THERAPY, 45(10), 2295-2306.

State and trait emotions in delinquent adolescents
Plattner, B., Karnik, N., Jo, B., Hall, R. E., Schallauer, A., & Steiner, H. (2007). State and trait emotions in delinquent adolescents. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 38(2), 155-169.

Stress predicts brain changes in children: A pilot longitudinal study on youth stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the hippocampus
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., & Reiss, A. L. (2007). Stress predicts brain changes in children: A pilot longitudinal study on youth stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the hippocampus. PEDIATRICS, 119(3), 509-516.

IQ and posttraumatic stress symptoms in children exposed to interpersonal violence
Saltzman, K. M., Weems, C. F., & Carrion, V. G. (2006). IQ and posttraumatic stress symptoms in children exposed to interpersonal violence. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 36(3), 261-272.

Mixed lateral preference in posttraumatic stress disorder
Saltzman, K. M., Weems, C. F., Reiss, A. L., & Carrion, V. G. (2006). Mixed lateral preference in posttraumatic stress disorder. JOURNAL OF NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASE, 194(2), 142-144.

Regional differences of the prefrontal cortex in pediatric PTSD: an MRI study
Richert, K. A., Carrion, V. G., Karchemskiy, A., & Reiss, A. L. (2006). Regional differences of the prefrontal cortex in pediatric PTSD: an MRI study. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, 23(1), 17-25.

Development of anxiety disorders in a traumatized pediatric population: A preliminary longitudinal evaluation
Cortes, A. M., Saltzman, K. M., Weems, C. F., Regnault, H. P., Reiss, A. L., & Carrion, V. G. (2005). Development of anxiety disorders in a traumatized pediatric population: A preliminary longitudinal evaluation. CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, 29(8), 905-914.

Relationships of dissociation and childhood abuse and neglect with heart rate in delinquent adolescents
Koopman, C., Carrion, V., Butler, L. D., Sudhakar, S., Palmer, L., & Steiner, H. (2004). Relationships of dissociation and childhood abuse and neglect with heart rate in delinquent adolescents. JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS, 17(1), 47-54.

An ecological-transactional model of significant risk factors for child psychopathology in outer Mongolia
Kohrt, H. E., Kohrt, B. A., Waldman, I., Saltzman, K., & Carrion, V. G. (2004). An ecological-transactional model of significant risk factors for child psychopathology in outer Mongolia. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 35(2), 163-181.

Pathways to dissociation: Intrafamilial versus extrafamilial trauma in juvenile delinquents
Plattner, B., Silvermann, M. A., Redlich, A. D., Carrion, V. G., Feucht, M., & Steiner, H. (2003). Pathways to dissociation: Intrafamilial versus extrafamilial trauma in juvenile delinquents. JOURNAL OF NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASE, 191(12), 781-788.

Dissociative symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder: diagnosis and treatment
Steiner, H., Carrion, V., Plattner, B., & Koopman, C. (2003). Dissociative symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder: diagnosis and treatment. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 12(2), 231-?.

A prospective test of the association between hyperarousal and emotional numbing in youth with a history of traumatic stress
Weems, C. F., Saltzman, K. M., Reiss, A. L., & Carrion, V. G. (2003). A prospective test of the association between hyperarousal and emotional numbing in youth with a history of traumatic stress. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, 32(1), 166-171.

The treatment of separation anxiety disorder employing attachment theory and cognitive behavior therapy techniques
Weems CF, & Carrion VG. (2003). The treatment of separation anxiety disorder employing attachment theory and cognitive behavior therapy techniques. Clin Case Studies.

Diurnal salivary cortisol in pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., Ray, R. D., Glaser, B., Hessl, D., & Reiss, A. L. (2002). Diurnal salivary cortisol in pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 51(7), 575-582.

Toward an empirical definition of pediatric PTSD: The phenomenology of PTSD symptoms in youth
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., Ray, R., & Reiss, A. L. (2002). Toward an empirical definition of pediatric PTSD: The phenomenology of PTSD symptoms in youth. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 41(2), 166-173.

Attenuation of frontal asymmetry in pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder
Carrion, V. G., Weems, C. F., Eliez, S., Patwardhan, A., BROWN, W., & Reiss, A. L. (2001). Attenuation of frontal asymmetry in pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 50(12), 943-951.

Trauma and dissociation in delinquent adolescents
Carrion, V. G., & Steiner, H. (2000). Trauma and dissociation in delinquent adolescents. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 39(3), 353-359.

The coming out process: developmental stages for sexual minority youth
Carrion VG, & Lock J. (1997). The coming out process: developmental stages for sexual minority youth. Clin Child Psychol and Psychiatry, 2(3).

NALTREXONE FOR THE TREATMENT OF TRICHOTILLOMANIA - A CASE-REPORT
Carrion, V. G. (1995). NALTREXONE FOR THE TREATMENT OF TRICHOTILLOMANIA - A CASE-REPORT. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 15(6), 444-445.

ROADBLOCKS TO DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ORDERS - A STUDY IN POLICY IMPLEMENTATION
Paris, B. Ec., Carrion, V. G., Meditch, J. S., Capello, C. F., & Mulvihill, M. N. (1993). ROADBLOCKS TO DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ORDERS - A STUDY IN POLICY IMPLEMENTATION. ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 153(14), 1689-1695.