Richard J. Shaw, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) &, by courtesy, of Pediatrics at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

Professional Education

Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1989) NY

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1993) CA

Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1993)

Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)

Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1986) NY

Medical Education: Middlesex Hospital Med School (1982) England

Externship, Ackerman Institute, Family Therapy (1989)

Honors & Awards

Diplomate, Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1991)

Diplomate, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1993)

Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine. (2001)

Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine (2004)

Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine (2007)

Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008)

Simon Wile Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2010)

Administrative Appointments

Medical Director, Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine Service, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, 1996

Faculty Member, Center for Psychiatry and the Law, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2003

Editorial Board, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2005

Editorial Board, Academic Psychiatry, 2010

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Textbook of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine
Shaw RJ, & DeMaso DR. (2010). Textbook of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine. Washington DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc..

Clinical Manual of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine: Mental Health Consultation with Physically Ill Children and Adolescents
Shaw RJ, & DeMaso DR. (2006). Clinical Manual of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine: Mental Health Consultation with Physically Ill Children and Adolescents. Washington DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc..

Prevention of traumatic stress in mothers with preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial.
Shaw, R. J., St John, N., Lilo, E. A., Jo, B., Benitz, W., & Horwitz, S. M. (2013). Prevention of traumatic stress in mothers with preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 132(4), e886-94.

Prevention of Postpartum Traumatic Stress in Mothers with Preterm Infants: Manual Development and Evaluation.
Shaw, R. J., Sweester, C. J., St John, N., Lilo, E., Corcoran, J. B., & Horwitz, S. M. (2013). Prevention of Postpartum Traumatic Stress in Mothers with Preterm Infants: Manual Development and Evaluation. Issues in mental health nursing, 34(8), 578-586.

Parental Coping in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Shaw, R. J., Bernard, R. S., Storfer-Isser, A., Rhine, W., & Horwitz, S. M. (2013). Parental Coping in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY IN MEDICAL SETTINGS, 20(2), 135-142.

Personality and Psychopathology in African Unaccompanied Refugee Minors: Repression, Resilience and Vulnerability
Huemer, J., Voelkl-Kernstock, S., Karnik, N., Denny, K. G., Granditsch, E., & Steiner, H. (2013). Personality and Psychopathology in African Unaccompanied Refugee Minors: Repression, Resilience and Vulnerability. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 44(1), 39-50.

Effectiveness of therapeutic and behavioral interventions for parents of low-birth-weight premature infants: A review
Brecht, C. J., Shaw, R. J., St John, N. H., & Horwitz, S. Mc. (2012). Effectiveness of therapeutic and behavioral interventions for parents of low-birth-weight premature infants: A review. INFANT MENTAL HEALTH JOURNAL, 33(6), 651-665.

Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Maternal Depression and Trauma in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study
Bernard, R. S., Williams, S. E., Storfer-Isser, A., Rhine, W., Horwitz, S. Mc., & Shaw, R. J. (2011). Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Maternal Depression and Trauma in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study. JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS, 24(2), 230-234.

Inter-rater reliability of the Pediatric Transplant Rating Instrument (P-TRI): Challenges to reliably identifying adherence risk factors during pediatric pre-transplant evaluations
Fisher, M., Storfer-Isser, A., Shaw, R. J., Bernard, R. S., Drury, S., & Horwitz, S. M. (2011). Inter-rater reliability of the Pediatric Transplant Rating Instrument (P-TRI): Challenges to reliably identifying adherence risk factors during pediatric pre-transplant evaluations. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 15(2), 142-147.

Overt and Covert Aggression in College Women with Bulimia Nervosa
Huemer, J., Sagar, A., Alquero, K., Denny, K., Shaw, R. J., & Steiner, H. (2011). Overt and Covert Aggression in College Women with Bulimia Nervosa. ZEITSCHRIFT FUR KINDER-UND JUGENDPSYCHIATRIE UND PSYCHOTHERAPIE, 39(6), 409-415.

Concurrent Treatment of Steroid-Related Mood and Psychotic Symptoms With Risperidone
Ularntinon, S., Tzuang, D., Dahl, G., & Shaw, R. J. (2010). Concurrent Treatment of Steroid-Related Mood and Psychotic Symptoms With Risperidone. PEDIATRICS, 125(5), E1241-E1245.

Pediatric psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A study of assessment tools
Salpekar, J. A., Plioplys, S., Siddarth, P., Bursch, B., Shaw, R. J., & Caplan, R. (2010). Pediatric psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A study of assessment tools. EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, 17(1), 50-55.

Comparison of Short-Term Psychological Outcomes of Respiratory Failure Treated by Either Invasive or Non-Invasive Ventilation
Shaw, R. J., Harvey, J. E., Bernard, R., Gunary, R., Tiley, M., & Steiner, H. (2009). Comparison of Short-Term Psychological Outcomes of Respiratory Failure Treated by Either Invasive or Non-Invasive Ventilation. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 50(6), 586-591.

The Italian version of the Response Evaluation Measure-71
Prunas, A., Madeddu, F., Pozzoli, S., Gatti, C., Shaw, R. J., & Steiner, H. (2009). The Italian version of the Response Evaluation Measure-71. COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY, 50(4), 369-377.

The Relationship Between Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Shaw, R. J., Bernard, R. S., DeBlois, T., Ikuta, L. M., Ginzburg, K., & Koopman, C. (2009). The Relationship Between Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 50(2), 131-137.

Defence mechanisms in schizophrenia
Shaw, R. J., Geurse, M. K., & Steiner, H. (2008). Defence mechanisms in schizophrenia. PERSONALITY AND MENTAL HEALTH, 2(4), 240-248.

Posttraumatic stress disorder following traumatic injury: Narratives as unconscious indicators of psychopathology
Hashemi, B., Shaw, R. J., Hong, D. S., Hall, R., Nelson, K., & Steiner, H. (2008). Posttraumatic stress disorder following traumatic injury: Narratives as unconscious indicators of psychopathology. BULLETIN OF THE MENNINGER CLINIC, 72(3), 179-190.

Hypnosis-provoked nonepileptic events in children
Olson, D. M., Howard, N., & Shaw, R. J. (2008). Hypnosis-provoked nonepileptic events in children. EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, 12(3), 456-459.

Pediatric Transplant Rating Instrument - A scale for the pretransplant psychiatric evaluation of pediatric organ transplant recipients
Fung, E., & Shaw, R. J. (2008). Pediatric Transplant Rating Instrument - A scale for the pretransplant psychiatric evaluation of pediatric organ transplant recipients. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 12(1), 57-66.

EOSINOPHILIC MENINGOENCEPHALITIS: PSYCHIATRIC PRESENTATION AND TREATMENT
Hong, D. S., Bernstein, M., Smith, C., Gans, H., & Shaw, R. J. (2008). EOSINOPHILIC MENINGOENCEPHALITIS: PSYCHIATRIC PRESENTATION AND TREATMENT. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN MEDICINE, 38(3), 287-295.

Defense mechanisms in schizophrenia
Shaw RJ, Geurse M, & Steiner H. (2008). Defense mechanisms in schizophrenia. Personality and Mental Health.

Factitious disorder by proxy: Pediatric condition falsification
Shaw, R. J., Dayal, S., Hartman, J. K., & DeMaso, D. R. (2008). Factitious disorder by proxy: Pediatric condition falsification. HARVARD REVIEW OF PSYCHIATRY, 16(4), 215-224.

Multidisciplinary management of pediatric nonepileptic seizures
Plioplys, S., Asato, M. R., Bursch, B., Salpekar, J. A., Shaw, R., & Caplan, R. (2007). Multidisciplinary management of pediatric nonepileptic seizures. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 46(11), 1491-1495.

Psychiatric medications for the treatment of pruritus
Shaw, R. J., Dayal, S., Good, J., Bruckner, A. L., & Joshi, S. V. (2007). Psychiatric medications for the treatment of pruritus. PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE, 69(9), 970-978.

Subtypes of pediatric delirium: A treatment algorithm
Karnik, N. S., Joshi, S. V., Paterno, C., & Shaw, R. (2007). Subtypes of pediatric delirium: A treatment algorithm. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 48(3), 253-257.

Abdominal migraine and treatment with intravenous valproic acid
Tan, V., Sahami, A. R., Peebles, R., & Shaw, R. J. (2006). Abdominal migraine and treatment with intravenous valproic acid. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 47(4), 353-355.

Acute stress disorder among parents of infants in the neonatal intensive care nursery
Shaw, R. J., Deblois, T., Ikuta, L., Ginzburg, K., Fleisher, B., & Koopman, C. (2006). Acute stress disorder among parents of infants in the neonatal intensive care nursery. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 47(3), 206-212.

Practice patterns in pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry - A national survey
Shaw, R. J., Wamboldt, M., Bursch, B., & Stuber, M. (2006). Practice patterns in pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry - A national survey. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 47(1), 43-49.

Medical posttraumatic stress disorder.
Shaw RJ, & Bernard R. (2006). Medical posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatric Times, 23.

A typology of non-adherence in pediatric renal transplant recipients
Shaw, R. J., Palmer, L., Blasey, C., & Sarwal, M. (2003). A typology of non-adherence in pediatric renal transplant recipients. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 7(6), 489-493.

Treatment of feeding disorders in children with Down Syndrome
Shaw RJ, Garcia M, Thorn M, & Farley CA. (2003). Treatment of feeding disorders in children with Down Syndrome. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 8.

A comparison of clinical ratings with vocal acoustic measures of flat affect and alogia
Alpert, M., Shaw, R. J., Pouget, E. R., & Lim, K. O. (2002). A comparison of clinical ratings with vocal acoustic measures of flat affect and alogia. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 36(5), 347-353.

Pseudologia fantastica associated with pervasive developmental disorder
Teaford, T., Shaw, R. J., Reiss, A., & Lotspeich, L. (2002). Pseudologia fantastica associated with pervasive developmental disorder. PSYCHIATRY-INTERPERSONAL AND BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES, 65(2), 165-171.

Acute stress disorder following ventilation
Shaw, R. J., Robinson, T. E., & Steiner, H. (2002). Acute stress disorder following ventilation. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 43(1), 74-76.

Linguistic analysis to assess medically related posttraumatic stress symptoms
Shaw, R. J., Harvey, J. E., Nelson, K. L., Gunary, R., Kruk, H., & Steiner, H. (2001). Linguistic analysis to assess medically related posttraumatic stress symptoms. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 42(1), 35-40.

Treatment adherence in adolescents: Development and psychopathology
Shaw RJ. (2001). Treatment adherence in adolescents: Development and psychopathology. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 6.

Case study: Treatment adherence in a 13-year-old deaf adolescent male
Shaw RJ, Palmer L, Hyte H, Yorgin P, & Sarwal M. (2001). Case study: Treatment adherence in a 13-year-old deaf adolescent male. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 6(4).

The mere exposure effect in patients with schizophrenia
Marie, A., Gabrieli, J. De., Vaidya, C., Brown, B., Pratto, F., & Shaw, R. J. (2001). The mere exposure effect in patients with schizophrenia. SCHIZOPHRENIA BULLETIN, 27(2), 297-303.

Prosody and lexical accuracy in flat affect schizophrenia
Alpert, M., Rosenberg, S. D., Pouget, E. R., & Shaw, R. J. (2000). Prosody and lexical accuracy in flat affect schizophrenia. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, 97(2-3), 107-118.

Case study: selective mutism in an immigrant child
Zelenko M, & Shaw RJ. (2000). Case study: selective mutism in an immigrant child. Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 5(4).

Case study: Suprasellar germinoma presenting with psychotic and obsessive-compulsive symptoms
Mordecai, D., Shaw, R. J., Fisher, P. G., Mittelstadt, P. A., Guterman, T., & Donaldson, S. S. (2000). Case study: Suprasellar germinoma presenting with psychotic and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 39(1), 116-119.

The relationship between affect expression and affect recognition in schizophrenia
Shaw, R. J., Dong, M., Lim, K. O., Faustman, W. O., Pouget, E. R., & Alpert, M. (1999). The relationship between affect expression and affect recognition in schizophrenia. SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH, 37(3), 245-250.

The pediatric psychiatric pretransplant evaluation
Shaw RJ, & Taussig HN. (1999). The pediatric psychiatric pretransplant evaluation. Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 4.

Defense style and family environment
Thienemann, M., Shaw, R. J., & Steiner, H. (1998). Defense style and family environment. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 28(3), 189-198.

The academy of psychosomatic medicine practice guidelines for psychiatric consultation in the general medical center
Bronheim H, Fulop G, Kunkel E, Muskin P, Schindler B, & Stoudemire A. (1998). The academy of psychosomatic medicine practice guidelines for psychiatric consultation in the general medical center. Psychosomatics, 39.

Bulimia as a disturbance of narcissism: Self-esteem and the capacity to self-soothe
Steinberg, B. E., & Shaw, R. J. (1997). Bulimia as a disturbance of narcissism: Self-esteem and the capacity to self-soothe. ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS, 22(5), 699-710.

Temperament in juvenile eating disorders
Shaw, R. J., & Steiner, H. (1997). Temperament in juvenile eating disorders. PSYCHOSOMATICS, 38(2), 126-131.

Temperament as a correlate of adolescent defense mechanisms
Shaw, R. J., Ryst, E., & Steiner, H. (1996). Temperament as a correlate of adolescent defense mechanisms. CHILD PSYCHIATRY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 27(2), 105-114.