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Iliyan Ivanov

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


  • MD, Higher Medical Institute Varna

  • Residency, Psychiatry
    Maimonides Medical Center

  • Residency, Psychiatry
    The Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    The Mount Sinai Hospital


Research Topics

Using fMRI to identify biological markers of vulnerability for adolescent substance abuse; investigating the effect of stimulant treatment for children with ADHD as a risk factor for the development of addiction later in life; studying the impact of childhood trauma on biological systems.

Keywords - ADHD, adolescent substance abuse, HPA, cortisol, inhibitory control, reward system


Ivanov I, Charney A. Current trends in the use of antipsychotics in pediatric patients [review]. The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2008 May-June; 75(3): 276-286.

Ivanov I, Schulz K, London E. Inhibitory Control Deficits in Childhood and Risk for Substance Use Disorders. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 2008; 34(3): 239-258.

Newcorn J, Ivanov I. Psychopharmacological Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Disruptive Behavior Disorders-review. In: Arnold L, editor. Special Issue on Pediatric Psychopharmacology (July 2007). Psychiatric Annals; pp37(7).

Ivanov I. Common Problems in Psychotherapy Training for Psychiatry Residents. Journal of Psychiatric Practice 2007 May; 13(3): 184-189.

Ivanov I, Klein M, Green WH. The Challenges of Psychopharmacological Management of Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities: a Clinical Case. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2006 Dec; 16(6): 793-799.

Ivanov I, Schulz KP, Palmero R, Newcorn JH. Neurobiology and Evidence-based Treatments for Substance Abuse Disorders- Review. CNS Spectrums 2006 Nov; 11(11): 864-877.

Newcorn J, Ivanov I. Risk-Benefit Considerations in ADHD Pharmacotherapy, First Report. Princeton CME 2006 Oct;.

Ivanov I. Case Study Childhood Onset Conduct Disorder for Psychiatry Pearls (2004). Philadelphia, PA, Hanley & Belfus, Inc.;.

Ivanov I. Case Study ADHD/Bipolar Disorder Co-morbidity in Children for Psychiatry Pearls (2004). Philadelphia, PA, Hanley & Belfus, Inc.;.

Newcorn JH, Miller SR, Ivanov I, Schulz KP, Marks D, Halperin JM. Adolescent Outcome of ADHD: Impact of Childhood Conduct and Anxiety Disorders. CNS Spectrums 2004 Sep; 9(9): 668-678.

Industry Relationships

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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Ivanov during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • OVATION Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Lundbeck, Inc.)

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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