Our work is focused on finding effective individual and group treatments for children/youth who have significant physical symptoms with a component of somatization.


The utility of universal screening for somatization in a pediatric emergency department: A prospective evaluation
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry
Virk, P. and Ellis, J. and Dhariwal, A. and Chapman, A. and Doan, Q.
DOI: 10.1177/13591045211017619

Adaptations Made to Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service Delivery During the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A North American Multisite Survey
Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Brahmbhatt, K. and Mournet, A.M. and Malas, N. and DeSouza, C. and Greenblatt, J. and Afzal, K.I. and Giles, L.L. and Charoensook, J. and Feuer, V. and Raza, H. and Mooneyham, G.C. and Pergjika, A. and Schlesinger, A. and Chapman, A. and Strain, A. and Gandhi, B. and Johnson, K. and Mroczkowski, M.M. and Ibeziako, P. and Graham, R. and Yoon, Y. and Plioplys, S. and Fuchs, C. and Shaw, R.J. and Pao, M.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaclp.2021.05.003

Making Sense of "somatization": A Systematic Review of its Relationship to Pediatric Pain
Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Boerner, K.E. and Green, K. and Chapman, A. and Stanford, E. and Newlove, T. and Edwards, K. and Dhariwal, A.
DOI: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz102

Developing a Clinical Pathway for Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders in Pediatric Hospital Settings
Hospital Pediatrics
Patricia Ibeziako and Khyati Brahmbhatt and Andrea Chapman and Claire De Souza and Lisa Giles and Shanti Gooden and Finza Latif and Nasuh Malas and Lisa Namerow and Ruth Russell and Petra Steinbuchel and Maryland Pao and Sigita Plioplys
DOI: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0205

Formal psychiatry resident rotations with a clinical pharmacy specialist: Preliminary experience at BC children’s hospital
Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Elbe, D. and Chapman, A.


Current Projects
We conduct research on a group treatment for pediatric somatization called the Mind Body Connection Group.

Research Group Members

Kavi Gandhi