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Jennifer L McLaren, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

The Dartmouth Institute

University of Notre Dame: BA 2001
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: M.D. 2005
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Adult Psychiatry Residency 2008
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Child Psychiatry Fellowship 2010

Contact Information:

Department of Psychiatry
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 603-650-4724
Fax: 603-650-0819

Selected Publications:


Healthcare Quality for Children and Adolescents with Suicidality Admitted to Acute Care Hospitals in the United States.
Leyenaar JK, McLaren JL
J Hosp Med. 2018 Nov;13(11):795-796. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3092.
PMID: 30484777

The pursuit of the magic pill: the overuse of psychotropic medications in children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the USA.
McLaren JL, Lichtenstein JD
Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2019 Aug;28(4):365-368. doi: 10.1017/S2045796018000604. Epub 2018 Oct 24.
PMID: 30353794

Psychotropic medications for highly vulnerable children.
McLaren JL, Barnett ER, Concepcion Zayas MT, Lichtenstein J, Acquilano SC, Schwartz LM, Woloshin S, Drake RE
Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2018 Apr;19(6):547-560. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2018.1445720. Epub 2018 Mar 29.
PMID: 29596008

Improving Cardiometabolic Monitoring of Children on Antipsychotics.
Cotes RO, Fernandes NK, McLaren JL, McHugo GJ, Bartels SJ, Brunette MF
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2017 Dec;27(10):916-919. doi: 10.1089/cap.2017.0034. Epub 2017 Jun 5.
PMID: 28581341

Monitoring of Patients on Second-Generation Antipsychotics: A National Survey of Child Psychiatrists.
McLaren JL, Brunette MF, McHugo GJ, Drake RE, Daviss WB
Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Sep 1;68(9):958-961. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201500553. Epub 2017 Apr 17.
PMID: 28412899

Lurasidone treatment in a child with autism spectrum disorder with irritability and aggression.
Millard PH, McLaren JL, Coffey DB
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2014 Aug;24(6):354-6. doi: 10.1089/cap.2014.2462.
PMID: 25137189

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