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Dr. Mancini is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster and currently is a Psychiatrist at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare.  She graduated from the University of Western Ontario and did her Psychiatry Residency at McMaster University.  She has been a member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences for over 25 years.  Her main area of expertise is in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders in both adults and children.  She consults to the Family Health Team in their Child and Youth Mental Health Program.  As well she is the Consultant Psychiatrist to the Supportive Care Team at the Juravinski Cancer Centre.

Featured Publications

  • Mancini C, Van Ameringen M, Bennett M, Patterson B, Watson C.   Child and Adolescent Social Phobia.  Emerging Treatments for Child and Adolescent Social Phobia: A Review.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, Vol 15(4), 2005:589-607.
  • Mancini C, Van Ameringen M, Patterson B, Simpson B. Truong C.  Trichotillomania in Youth: A Retrospective Case Series.  Depression and Anxiety 26(7);661-5, 2009.
  • Van Ameringen M, Mancini C, Patterson B, Bennett M, and Oakman J.  A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Olanzapine in the Treatment of Trichotillomania.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 71:10; 1336-1343, October 2010.
  • Van Ameringen M, Mancini C, Patterson B, Simpson B, Truong C.  Pharmacotherapy of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  In Textbook of Anxiety Disorders, Second Edition.  Edited by Stein D, Hollander E, Rothbaum B, American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc, Arlington, 2010

Education

  • FRCPC, Psychiatry, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1986
  • Resident in Psychiatry, McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry, 1982 - 1986
  • M.D., University of Western Ontario Medical School, 1982
  • M.Sc., University of Western Ontario, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 1978
  • Medical Research Council Studentship, 1976 - 1978
  • Honours, B.Sc., University of Western Ontario, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 1976

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