Kerim Munir’s research is focused on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders across the lifespan, with an emphasis on understanding determinants of developmental psychopathology and comorbidity. He has also led important research training programs in global mental health, developmental disabilities and public health. He served as a member of the WHO International Classification of Diseases, 11th edition (ICD-11) Review Group on Intellectual Disabilities and is currently Secretary, World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section on Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability. He was advisor to UNICEF-Turkey during the 1999-2001 Marmara Earthquakes, and subsequently, the lead author of the 1st National Mental Health Policy for Turkey sponsored by World Bank and Ministry of Health.

Since 2000, he has participated as PI of NIH-funded International Collaborative Operational Health Research Award (ICOHRTA) and as PI of the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) across the Lifespan Research Training Programs funded by the Fogarty International Center. He also directed a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded national research education program in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (MHDD) for graduate students and early career scientists. Since 2012, he is PI of the International Research Bioethics Initiative for Turkey/C. Asia in collaboration with Koç University with regional participation in a Research Methodology & Ethics in the Health Sciences Summer Institute in Istanbul as a hub.

He is the recipient of the Klaus Peter Award in International Medical Education from the Harvard Medical School, George Tarjan Award in Developmental Disabilities from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, T. Berry Brazelton Award in Pediatric Innovation from the Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Developmental Medicine, as well as international awards from the National Association of Child Psychiatry and Mental Health, and the Ministry of Health, Turkey.


Dr. Munir received his medical degree from University College London. He completed an internship at St. George's Hospital in London and a residency in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child and adolescent psychiatry at McLean Hospital.


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  • Autism
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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  1. Bertelli MO, Salvador-Carulla L, Munir KM, Scattoni ML, Azeem MW, Javed A. Intellectual developmental disorder and autism spectrum disorder in the WPA next triennium mainstream. World Psychiatry. 2020 Jun; 19(2):260. View abstract
  2. Cavallera V, Nasir R & Munir K. Children and adolescents with developmental disabilities in humanitarian settings. Child/Adolescent & Family Refugee Mental Health: A Global Perspective (Song SJ, Ventevogel P, Eds.). New York, NY: Springer Nature Publishers. 2020. View abstract
  3. Martínez-Leal R, Folch A, Munir K, Novell R, Salvador-Carulla L. The Girona declaration on borderline intellectual functioning. Lancet Psychiatry. 2020 03; 7(3):e8. View abstract
  4. Biswas T, Scott JG, Munir K, Thomas HJ, Huda MM, Hasan MM, David de Vries T, Baxter J, Mamun AA. Global variation in the prevalence of bullying victimisation amongst adolescents: Role of peer and parental supports. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Mar; 20:100276. View abstract
  5. Rattaz C, Munir K, Michelon C, Picot MC, Baghdadli A. School Inclusion in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders in France: Report from the ELENA French Cohort Study. J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Feb; 50(2):455-466. View abstract
  6. Hassiotis A, Brown E, Harris J, Helm D, Munir K, Salvador-Carulla L, Bertelli M, Baghdadli A, Wieland J, Novell-Alsina R, Cid J, Vergés L, Martínez-Leal R, Mutluer T, Ismayilov F, Emerson E. Association of Borderline Intellectual Functioning and Adverse Childhood Experience with adult psychiatric morbidity. Findings from a British birth cohort. BMC Psychiatry. 2019 12 05; 19(1):387. View abstract
  7. Naheed A, Islam MS, Hossain SW, Ahmed HU, Uddin MMJ, Tofail F, Hamadani JD, Hussain AHME, Munir K. Burden of major depressive disorder and quality of life among mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder in urban bangladesh. Autism Res. 2020 02; 13(2):284-297. View abstract
  8. Uygun SD, Cop E, Uneri OS, Ozdel K, Atar E, Munir KM. Psychometric evaluation of the Turkish version of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale in adolescents. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2019 Sep 02; 1-16. View abstract
  9. Oner O, Munir KM. Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers Revised (MCHAT-R/F) in an Urban Metropolitan Sample of Young Children in Turkey. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Aug 14. View abstract
  10. Baghdadli A, Rattaz C, Michelon C, Pernon E, Munir K. Fifteen-Year Prospective Follow-Up Study of Adult Outcomes of Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children Attending Centers in Five Regional Departments in France: The EpiTED Cohort. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Jun; 49(6):2243-2256. View abstract
  11. Baghdadli A, Rattaz C, Michelon C, Pernon E, Munir K. Correction to: Fifteen-Year Prospective Follow-Up Study of Adult Outcomes of Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children Attending Centers in Five Regional Departments in France: The EpiTED Cohort. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Jun; 49(6):2257. View abstract
  12. Lavelle TA, Weinstein MC, Newhouse JP, Munir K, Kuhlthau KA, Prosser LA. Parent Preferences for Health Outcomes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pharmacoeconomics. 2019 04; 37(4):541-551. View abstract
  13. Munir K, Rustamov I. Mental Health in Cerebral Palsy. Care and Management of Children and Youth with Complex Cerebral Palsy (Stevenson R, Glader L, eds.). Mac Keith Press, London. 2019; p. 211-238. ISBN: 978-1-909962. View abstract
  14. Ismayilova J, Xavier M, Munir KM. Needs Assessment Framework for Mental Health Policy in Treating Persons With Serious Mental Illness in Azerbaijan. Psychiatr Serv. 2019 05 01; 70(5):432-435. View abstract
  15. Glader L, Fehlings D, Greenwood J, Lunsford C, Munir K, Noritz G, Plews-Ogan J, Shusterman M, Shore B, Vargas-Adams J, Stevenson R. Care Tools for Clinical Practice. Care and Management of Children and Youth with Complex Cerebral Palsy (Stevenson R, Glader L, eds.) Mac Keith Press, London. 2019; pp.357-368. ISBN: 978-1-909962. View abstract
  16. Bakare MO, Taiwo OG, Bello-Mojeed MA, Munir KM. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Nigeria: A Scoping Review of Literature and Opinion on Future Research and Social Policy Directions. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(3):899-909. View abstract
  17. Rattaz C, Michelon C, Munir K, Baghdadli A. Challenging behaviours at early adulthood in autism spectrum disorders: topography, risk factors and evolution. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2018 07; 62(7):637-649. View abstract
  18. Skokauskas N, Lavelle TA, Munir K, Sampaio F, Nystrand C, McCrone P, McDaid D, Chisholm D, Byford S, Ganguli P, Feldman I, Belfer M. The cost of child and adolescent mental health services. Lancet Psychiatry. 2018 04; 5(4):299-300. View abstract
  19. Bakare MO, Munir K. Nigeria and Autism. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Volkmar, F, ed.). doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102257-1. ISBN 978-1-4419-1697-6. 2018. View abstract
  20. Munir K, Lavelle T, Helm DT, Rustamov I, Azeem MW. Developing Countries and Autism. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Volkmar, F, ed.).doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102257-1. ISBN 978-1-4419-1697-6. 2018. View abstract
  21. Naheed A, Koly KN, Uddin Ahmed H, Akhter S, Uddin MMJ, Smith Fawzi MC, Chandir S, Mannan M, Hossain S, Nelson C, Munir K. Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-Based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Feasibility Assessment Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Dec 14; 6(12):e251. View abstract
  22. Bosl W, Bakare M, Lopez D, Visser K, Munir K. Addressing the Global Burden of Neurological, Mental, and Substance Use Disorders using Information Technology. Global Health Informatics (Celi LAG, Fraser HSF, Nikore V, Osorio JS, Paik K, eds.) ISBN 9780262533201 https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/global-health-informatics. 2017. View abstract
  23. Munir K. Diagnosing co-occurring mental disorders in children and adolescents with Intellectual Disability/Intellectual Developmental Disorder. J Am Acad Child Adol Psychiat. 2017; 10(56):S148. View abstract
  24. Bakare MO, Bello-Mojeed MA, Munir KM, Duduyemi OO, Orovwigho AO, Odetunde OI, Taiwo OG, Olofinlade JA, Omotoso ON, Famurewa OH, Omolabi OO, Jejeloye AO. Improving access to interventions among mothers screened positive for post-partum depression (PPD) at National Programme on Immunization (NPI) clinics in south-western and south-eastern Nigeria - A service development report. Matters (Zur). 2017; 2017. View abstract
  25. Mammadov V, Munir K, Jafarova L. Bioethics education in Azerbaijan: Preconditions, development and current state. Med Law. 2017; 3(36):1-12. View abstract
  27. Mammadzada G, Munir K. Disclosure and insight of breast cancer diagnosis and mental well-being: A pilot study among Azerbaijani women. Psychooncology. 2018 02; 27(2):700-702. View abstract
  28. Xu L, Munir K, Kanabkaew C, Le Coeur S. Factors influencing antiretroviral treatment suboptimal adherence among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents in Thailand. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172392. View abstract
  29. Stein DS, Munir KM, Karweck AJ, Davidson EJ, Stein MT. Developmental Regression, Depression, and Psychosocial Stress in an Adolescent with Down Syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Feb/Mar; 38 Suppl 1:S26-S28. View abstract
  30. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oskay A, Munir K. Child Maltreatment in Residential Care: History, Research, and Current Practice (Rus AV, Parris SR, Ecaterina S, eds.). Divergent Developmental Pathways of Children and Adolescents Reared in Long-term Residential Care in Turkey, New York: Springer International Publishing AG. 2017; 241-268. View abstract
  31. Munir KM, Friedman S, Leonard .E. Intellectual Disabilities (Intellectual Developmental Disorders). In CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Psychiatry, 3rd edition (Ebert, M. Leckman J, Petrakis I, ed.). New York: LANGE CURRENT Series, McGraw-Hill Education/Medical. 2017. View abstract
  32. Simsek Z, Keklik AZ, Demir C, Munir KM. Prevalence and predictors of mental health among farmworkers in Southeastern Anatolia of Turkey. Int J Environ Agric Res. 2017 Jan; 3(1):21-29. View abstract
  33. Geraybeyli GC, Mamedzade GF, Gasimov NV, Guliyeva TS, Munir K. [Anxiety in women undergoing surgical treatment of breast cancer]. Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2017; 117(6):79-82. View abstract
  34. Munir KM, Azeem MW. Autism Forum at the 2016 World Innovation Summit in Health (WISH) in Doha. World Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; (11):26. View abstract
  35. Munir KM, Lavelle TA, Helm DT, Thompson D, Presstt J, Azeem MW. Wold Innovation Summit in Health. Autism: A Global Framework for Action. 2016. View abstract
  36. Oner P, Oner O, Cop E, Munir KM. Effect of Ferritin on Short-Term Treatment Response in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2012; 22(4):325-331. View abstract
  37. Bertelli MO, Munir K, Salvador-Carulla L. Fair is foul, and foul is fair: reframing neurodevelopmental disorders in the neurodevelopmental perspective. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2016 12; 134(6):557-558. View abstract
  38. Mammadov V, Munir K, Jafarova L. Medical Science, research and higher education in Azerbaijan from bioethical developmental perspective. Med Pravo. 2016; 18(2):18-43. View abstract
  39. Munir KM, Azeem MW. Autism Forum at the 2016 World Innovation Summit in Health will examine global policy changes in coping with Autism Spectrum Disorders. World Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2016; 10:25-26. View abstract
  40. Bakare MO, Bello-Mojeed MA, Munir KM, Ogun OC, Eaton J. Neurodevelopmental delay among children under the age of three years at immunization clinics in Lagos State, Nigeria - Preliminary report. Sci Rep. 2016 04 29; 6:25175. View abstract
  41. Munir KM. The co-occurrence of mental disorders in children and adolescents with intellectual disability/intellectual developmental disorder. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2016 Mar; 29(2):95-102. View abstract
  42. Munir KM. Analysis of Service and Legislative Frameworks in Turkey across the Lifespan, 3rd. Edition, In: Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan (Rubin LI, Merrick J, Greydanus DE, Patel DR, eds.), Springer International Publishing; Dordrecht, Switzerland. 2016. View abstract
  43. Bertelli MO, Munir K, Harris J, Salvador-Carulla L. "Intellectual developmental disorders": reflections on the international consensus document for redefining "mental retardation-intellectual disability" in ICD-11. Adv Ment Health Intellect Disabil. 2016; 10(1):36-58. View abstract
  44. Rustamova FA, Mammadov VG, Munir KM. REALIZATION OF INFORMED CONSENT AS ONE OF PATIENT'S RIGHTS: CURRENT SITUATION IN AZERBAIJAN. Bioetika. 2016; 1(17):24-29. View abstract
  45. Tasgin EC, Oner O, Yurtbasi P, Munir K. Effects of maternal symptom ratings and other clinical features on short-term treatment response to OROS methylphenidate in children and adolescents with ADHD in a naturalistic clinical setting. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2016; 26(2):126-133. View abstract
  46. Güler AS, do Rosário MC, Ayaz AB, Gökçe S, Yulaf Y, Basgül S, Özcan Ö, Karabekiroglu K, Munir K, Besiroglu L, Yazgan Y. Psychometric properties of the DY-BOCS in a Turkish sample of children and adolescents. Compr Psychiatry. 2016 Feb; 65:15-23. View abstract
  47. Bakare MO, Tunde-Ayinmode MF, Adewuya AO, Bello-Mojeed MA, Sale S, James BO, Yunusa MA, Obindo JT, Igwe MN, Odinka PC, Okafor CJ, Oshodi YO, Okonoda KM, Munir KM, Orovwigho AO. Recognition of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms and knowledge about some other aspects of ASD among final year medical students in Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Sep 18; 8:454. View abstract
  48. Baskak B, Baran Z, Devrimci-Özgüven H, Münir K, Öner Ö, Özel-Kizil T. Effect of a social defeat experience on prefrontal activity in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Sep 30; 233(3):443-50. View abstract
  49. Munir K, Mukaddes NM, Baghdadli A. Development trajectories in children and adolescent with life-course and optimal outcome Autism Spectrum Disorder. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015; 24:S47-S48. View abstract
  50. Yurtbasi P, Aldemir S, Teksin Bakir MG, Aktas S, Ayvaz FB, Pistav Satilmis S, Münir K. Comparison of Neurological and Cognitive Deficits in Children With ADHD and Anxiety Disorders. J Atten Disord. 2018 03; 22(5):472-485. View abstract
  51. Munir KM. An Analysis of Convergence of Global Mental Health and Non-Communicable Disease Frameworks: Separate is not Equal. Dusunen Adam. 2015 Mar; 28(1):1-7. View abstract
  52. Munir KM, Friedman SL, Szymanski LS. Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Intellectual Disability/Intellectual Developmental Disorders. In: Psychiatry (Eds. Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman JA, First MB, Riba M). 2015; 1:672-705. View abstract
  53. Avcil S, Baykara B, Baydur H, Münir KM, Inal Emiroglu N. [The validity and reliability of the Social Communication Questionnaire- Turkish form in autistics aged 4-18 years]. Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 26(1):56-64. View abstract
  54. Çöp E, Yurtbasi P, Öner Ö, Münir KM. Genetic testing in children with autism spectrum disorders. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 16(6):426-432. View abstract
  55. Salvador-Carulla L, Martínez-Leal R, Heyler C, Alvarez-Galvez J, Veenstra MY, García-Ibáñez J, Carpenter S, Bertelli M, Munir K, Torr J, Van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk HM. Training on intellectual disability in health sciences: the European perspective. Int J Dev Disabil. 2015 Jan; 61(1):20-31. View abstract
  57. Lavelle TA, Weinstein MC, Newhouse JP, Munir K, Kuhlthau KA, Prosser LA. Economic burden of childhood autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar; 133(3):e520-9. View abstract
  58. Bertelli MO, Salvador-Carulla L, Scuticchio D, Varrucciu N, Martinez-Leal R, Cooper SA, Simeonsson RJ, Deb S, Weber G, Jung R, Munir K, Adnams C, Akoury-Dirani L, Girimaji SC, Katz G, Kwok H, Walsh C. Moving beyond intelligence in the revision of ICD-10: specific cognitive functions in intellectual developmental disorders. World Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 13(1):93-4. View abstract
  59. Ilgili O, Arda B, Munir K. ETHICS IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE RESEARCH. Turk Geriatri Derg. 2014; 17(2):188-195. View abstract
  60. Bakare MO, Munir KM, Bello-Mojeed MA. Public health and research funding for childhood neurodevelopmental disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: a time to balance priorities. Healthc Low Resour Settings. 2014; 2(1). View abstract
  61. Fuentes J, Bakare M, Munir K, Aguayo P, Gaddour N, Oner O. Developmental Disorders: Autism Spectrum Disorders. In: IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Rey J, ed.). 2014. View abstract
  62. Bello-Mojeed MA, Bakare MO, Munir KM. Comprehensive Guide to Autism (Patel VB, Preedy VR, Martin CR, eds.). Identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Africa: need for shifting research and public health focus. 2014; 2437-2453. View abstract
  63. Munir KM. The Evolution of Research and of Research Training Opportunities. Proceedings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 60th Anniversary Program Part 2: Looking Ahead from the Past: Perspectives from AACAP Regional Organizations and the History and Archives Committee. 2013. View abstract
  64. Oner P, Oner O, Munir K. Three-item Direct Observation Screen (TIDOS) for autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2014 Aug; 18(6):733-42. View abstract
  65. Simsek Z, Demir C, Er G, Munir KM. Evaluation of attempted suicide in emergency departments in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2013 Aug; 21(4):325-331. View abstract
  66. Stein DS, Munir KM, Karweck AJ, Davidson EJ, Stein MT. Developmental regression, depression, and psychosocial stress in an adolescent with Down syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 34(3):216-8. View abstract
  67. Alvarez E, Munir K. Mental Health Gap in School-Based Services in Two Massachusetts Towns: Service Assessment Using the World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS). J Adolescent Health. 2013; 52(2):S80-S81. View abstract
  68. Oner O, Oner P, Cop E, Munir KM. Characteristics of DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder combined and predominantly inattentive subtypes in a Turkish clinical sample. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2012 Aug; 43(4):523-32. View abstract
  69. Oner P, Oner O, Azik FM, Cop E, Munir KM. Ferritin and hyperactivity ratings in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Pediatr Int. 2012 Oct; 54(5):688-92. View abstract
  70. Baskak B, Munir K, Ozguven HD, Koc E, Gedik G, Erkan D, Atbasoglu CE. Total exposure duration and proximity of cessation of cannabis use predict severity of sub-clinical psychotic symptoms among former users. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Jul 30; 198(2):316-8. View abstract
  71. Öner P, Öner Ö, Çöp E, Munir KM. [Reliability and Validity of the Turkish Version of the Social Communication Scale.] Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2012 Jan; 22(1):43-50. View abstract
  72. Robinson EB, Munir K, McCormick MC, Koenen KC, Santangelo SL. Brief report: no association between parental age and extreme social-communicative autistic traits in the general population. J Autism Dev Disord. 2011 Dec; 41(12):1733-7. View abstract
  73. Bakare MO, Munir KM. Excess of non-verbal cases of autism spectrum disorders presenting to orthodox clinical practice in Africa - a trend possibly resulting from late diagnosis and intervention. S Afr J Psychiatr. 2011 Dec; 17(4):118-120. View abstract
  74. Robinson EB, Koenen KC, McCormick MC, Munir K, Hallett V, Happé F, Plomin R, Ronald A. Evidence that autistic traits show the same etiology in the general population and at the quantitative extremes (5%, 2.5%, and 1%). Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Nov; 68(11):1113-21. View abstract
  75. Munir K. Legacy of Human Research Involving Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities. Proceedings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, AACAP George Tarjan Award Honors Presentation. 2011. View abstract
  76. Salvador-Carulla L, Reed GM, Vaez-Azizi LM, Cooper SA, Martinez-Leal R, Bertelli M, Adnams C, Cooray S, Deb S, Akoury-Dirani L, Girimaji SC, Katz G, Kwok H, Luckasson R, Simeonsson R, Walsh C, Munir K, Saxena S. Intellectual developmental disorders: towards a new name, definition and framework for "mental retardation/intellectual disability" in ICD-11. World Psychiatry. 2011 Oct; 10(3):175-80. View abstract
  77. Robinson EB, Koenen KC, McCormick MC, Munir K, Hallett V, Happé F, Plomin R, Ronald A. A multivariate twin study of autistic traits in 12-year-olds: testing the fractionable autism triad hypothesis. Behav Genet. 2012 Mar; 42(2):245-55. View abstract
  78. Bakare MO, Munir KM, Kinney DK. Association of hypomelanotic skin disorders with autism: links to possible etiologic role of vitamin-D levels in autism? Hypothesis (Tor). 2011 Sep; 9(1). View abstract
  79. Bakare MO, Munir KM. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Africa: a perspective. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2011 Jul; 14(3):208-10. View abstract
  80. Basoglu C, Oner O, Ates A, Algul A, Bez Y, Cetin M, Herken H, Erdal ME, Munir KM. Synaptosomal-associated protein 25 gene polymorphisms and antisocial personality disorder: association with temperament and psychopathy. Can J Psychiatry. 2011 Jun; 56(6):341-7. View abstract
  81. Bakare MO, Munir KM, Kinney DK. Associations of hypomelanotic skin disorders with autism: Do they reflect the effects of genetic mutations and epigenetic factors on vitamin-D metabolism in individuals at risk for autism? Hypothesis (Macon). 2011 Apr 16; 9(1):e2. View abstract
  82. Robinson EB, Munir K, Munafò MR, Hughes M, McCormick MC, Koenen KC. Stability of autistic traits in the general population: further evidence for a continuum of impairment. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 Apr; 50(4):376-84. View abstract
  83. Bakare MO, Munir KM. A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders (Mohammadi M-R, ed.). Chapter 10: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Africa. 2011; 193-204. View abstract
  84. Öner Ö, Akin A, Herken H, Erdal ME, Çiftçi K, Ay ME, Bicer D, Öncü B, Bozkurt OH, Münir K, Yazgan Y. Association among SNAP-25 gene DdeI and MnlI polymorphisms and hemodynamic changes during methylphenidate use: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. J Atten Disord. 2011 Nov; 15(8):628-37. View abstract
  85. Shen Y, Dies KA, Holm IA, Bridgemohan C, Sobeih MM, Caronna EB, Miller KJ, Frazier JA, Silverstein I, Picker J, Weissman L, Raffalli P, Jeste S, Demmer LA, Peters HK, Brewster SJ, Kowalczyk SJ, Rosen-Sheidley B, McGowan C, Duda AW, Lincoln SA, Lowe KR, Schonwald A, Robbins M, Hisama F, Wolff R, Becker R, Nasir R, Urion DK, Milunsky JM, Rappaport L, Gusella JF, Walsh CA, Wu BL, Miller DT. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e727-35. View abstract
  86. Akinci A, Oner O, Munir K. Central corneal thickness in children with intellectual disability: a controlled study. Cornea. 2010 Feb; 29(2):159-61. View abstract
  87. Ozguven HD, Oner O, Baskak B, Oktem F, Olmez S, Munir K. Theory of Mind in Schizophrenia and Asperger's Syndrome: Relationship with Negative Symptoms. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2010; 20(1):5-13. View abstract
  88. Munir KM, Bakare, MO, Robinson E. Global perspective on autism spectrum disorders: variation in rates, gender and IQ distribution, outcome and need for socio-culturally appropriate assessments. Proceedings of the International Association of Child and Adolescents Psychiatry and Allied Professionals Congress, Beijing, China. 2010. View abstract
  89. Fawzi MC, Betancourt TS, Marcelin L, Klopner M, Munir K, Muriel AC, Oswald C, Mukherjee JS. Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder among Haitian immigrant students: implications for access to mental health services and educational programming. BMC Public Health. 2009 Dec 22; 9:482. View abstract
  90. Akinci A, Oner O, Guven A, Degerliyurt A, Munir K. Refractive errors and strabismus in children with tuberous sclerosis: a controlled study. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 Nov-Dec; 46(6):345-8. View abstract
  91. Munir KM. Psychiatry of Intellectual and Developmental Disability in the US: Time for a New Beginning. Psychiatry (Abingdon). 2009 Nov 01; 8(11):448-452. View abstract
  92. Weiss LA, Arking DE, Daly MJ, Chakravarti A. A genome-wide linkage and association scan reveals novel loci for autism. Nature. 2009 Oct 08; 461(7265):802-8. View abstract
  93. Kinney DK, Barch DH, Chayka B, Napoleon S, Munir KM. Environmental risk factors for autism: do they help cause de novo genetic mutations that contribute to the disorder? Med Hypotheses. 2010 Jan; 74(1):102-6. View abstract
  94. Erol N, Simsek Z, Münir K. Mental health of adolescents reared in institutional care in Turkey: challenges and hope in the twenty-first century. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010 Feb; 19(2):113-24. View abstract
  95. Akinci A, Oner O, Bozkurt OH, Guven A, Degerliyurt A, Munir K. Refractive errors and strabismus in children with Ddown syndrome: a controlled study. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 Mar-Apr; 46(2):83-6. View abstract
  96. Oner O, Ozgüven HD, Oktem F, Yagmurlu B, Baskak B, Olmez S, Munir K. [Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in Asperger's syndrome: correlations with neuropsychological test scores]. Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2009; 20(1):22-7. View abstract
  97. Oner P. Barut Y, Oner O, Uneri OS, Bodur S, Turgut S, Munir KM. . The reliability and validity of the Turkish translation of the Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire. Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni - Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2009; 19(4):382-395. View abstract
  98. Öner P, Barut Y, Öner Ö, Üneri ÖS, Bodur S, Turgut S, Munir KM. [Reliability and validity of Turkish translation of the pediatric sleep questionnaire]. Klinik Psikofarmakol Bulteni. 2009; 19(4):382-395. View abstract
  99. Akinci A, Oner O, Bozkurt OH, Guven A, Degerliyurt A, Munir K. Refractive errors and ocular findings in children with intellectual disability: a controlled study. J AAPOS. 2008 Oct; 12(5):477-81. View abstract
  100. Topaloglu N, Kara E, Karahan E, Erdogan SB, Serap S, Oner O, Oncu B, Munir K, Çiftçi K, Akin A. The Effect of Methylphenidate on Brain Hemodynamics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Measured by Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest. 2008; BWC3. View abstract
  101. Kinney DK, Munir KM, Crowley DJ, Miller AM. Prenatal stress and risk for autism. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008 Oct; 32(8):1519-32. View abstract
  102. Semiz UB, Basoglu C, Oner O, Munir KM, Ates A, Algul A, Ebrinc S, Cetin M. Effects of diagnostic comorbidity and dimensional symptoms of attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder in men with antisocial personality disorder. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2008 May; 42(5):405-13. View abstract
  103. Munir K, Friedman SL, Wilska ML, Syzmanski LS In Psychiatry, 3rd Edition, Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First MB, Maj M (eds). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, Chapter 42, Vol. 1, 2008; pp.689-746. Childhood Disorders: Intellectual Disability. Psychiatry(Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First M, Maj M) . 2008; 1:689-746. View abstract
  104. Munir K, Coulter S, Growdon JH, MacDonald A, Skerrett PJ, Leopold JA. How to solve three puzzles. Newsweek. 2008 Jan 21; 151(3):64, 66. View abstract
  105. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Epidemiology of attention problems among Turkish children and adolescents: a national study. J Atten Disord. 2008 Mar; 11(5):538-45. View abstract
  106. Brickell C, Munir K. Grief and its complications in individuals with intellectual disability. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2008; 16(1):1-12. View abstract
  107. Brickell C, Munir K. Revista Síndrome de Down: Revista española de investigación e información sobre el Síndrome de Down, Fundación Dialnet. El duelo y sus complicaciones en las personas con discapacidad intelectual. 2008; 97:68-76. View abstract
  108. Oner O, Devrimci-Ozguven H, Oktem F, Yagmurlu B, Baskak B, Munir KM. Proton MR spectroscopy: higher right anterior cingulate N-acetylaspartate/choline ratio in Asperger syndrome compared with healthy controls. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Sep; 28(8):1494-8. View abstract
  109. Simsek Z, Erol N, Oztop D, Münir K. Prevalence and predictors of emotional and behavioral problems reported by teachers among institutionally reared children and adolescents in Turkish orphanages compared with community controls. Child Youth Serv Rev. 2007 Jul; 29(7):883-899. View abstract
  110. Ozguven HD, Oner O, Baskak B, Yagmurlu B, Olmez S, Saka MC, Atbasoglu C, Oktem F, Münir K. Comparison of theory of mind and affect recognition between subjects with schizophrenia and Asperger disorder. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2007; 17:S586. View abstract
  111. Yildirim I, Ergene T, Munir K. High rates of depressive symptoms among senior high school students preparing for national university entrance examination in Turkey. Int J School Disaffect. 2007; 4(2):35-44. View abstract
  112. Oner O, Munir KM. Attentional characteristics as predictors of Schizophrenia among high risk individuals: Lessons from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Cognitive Disorders Research Trends (Sentowski HC, ed.). 2007; 163-182. View abstract
  113. Munir KM, Ergene T, Dag I, Erol N, Aker T (eds.). The Republic of Turkey National Mental Health Policy: Ankara: The Republic of Turkiye, Ministry of Health Directorate of Primary Health Care. 2006. View abstract
  114. Munir K, Ergene T, Dag I, Erol N, Aker T (eds.). Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Ruh Sagligi Politikasi. Ankara: T.C. Saglik Bakanligi Temel Saglik Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlügü. 2006. View abstract
  115. Akin A, Ciftci K, Sankur B, Oner O, Yazgan Y, Bolay H, Munir K. fNIRS can help in diagnosing cerebral perfusion impairments in migraine and ADHD patients. Optical Imaging. 2006; 67:99. View abstract
  116. Toppelberg CO, Munir K, Nieto-Castañon A. Spanish-English Bilingual Children with Psychopathology: Language Deficits and Academic Language Proficiency. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2006 Sep; 11(3):156-163. View abstract
  117. Munir K, Szymanski LS, Bouras N, Eisenberg L, Yazgan Y. . Psychiatry of intellectual disability: Institutional and community policies and approaches. Turkish Journal of Psychiatry [Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi]. 2006; 17(2 Supplement 1):54-55. View abstract
  118. Melmed R, Munir K, Tanguay P. Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Delivery of Medical Care for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities (Rubin L, Crocker A, eds.). 2006; 451-470. View abstract
  119. Oner O, Munir K. Attentional and neurocognitive characteristics of high-risk offspring of parents with schizophrenia compared with DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder children. Schizophr Res. 2005 Jul 15; 76(2-3):293-9. View abstract
  120. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Effects of internal displacement and resettlement on the mental health of Turkish children and adolescents. Eur Psychiatry. 2005 Mar; 20(2):152-7. View abstract
  121. Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Behavioral and emotional problems among Turkish children at ages 2 to 3 years. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005 Jan; 44(1):80-7. View abstract
  122. Munir K, Ergene T, Tunaligil V, Erol N. A window of opportunity for the transformation of national mental health policy in Turkey following two major earthquakes. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2004 Jul-Aug; 12(4):238-51. View abstract
  123. Hassiotis A, Munir KM. Developmental psychiatry and intellectual disabilities: an American perspective. Br J Learn Disabil. 2004 Mar; 32(1):39-42. View abstract
  124. Yan EG, Munir KM. Regulatory and ethical principles in research involving children and individuals with developmental disabilities. Ethics Behav. 2004; 14(1):31-49. View abstract
  125. Munir K, Ergene T, Tunaligil V. Toward mutual understanding of public health and human rights aspects of developmental disabilities in aftermath of emergencies. J Intellectual Disability Res. 2004; 48:481. View abstract
  126. Munir K, Belfer ML. HIV/AIDS: Global and US perspectives. Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Weiner J, Dulcan M, eds.). 2004; 869-889. View abstract
  127. Munir K, Ergene T, Tunaligil V, Erol N, Harper G, Belfer ML. Research Capacity Development Efforts in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities in Turkey. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter. 2003; 262-263. View abstract
  128. Mehta BK, Munir KM. Does the MMR vaccine and secretin or its receptor share an antigenic epitope? Med Hypotheses. 2003 May; 60(5):650-3. View abstract
  129. Sukumaran M, Rappaport L, Munir K, Ware J, Wypij D, Albert-Berman A, Reixeira-Pinta A, Wu A. Case control study of parental fertility and autism. Pediatric Research. 2003; 53(69A 392 Part 2):Suppl. S. View abstract
  130. Munir K. Coping with Autism: an Afterward. From a Mother’s Heart: A Journal of Survival, Challenge and Hope (Narajanan J). 2002; 239-244. View abstract
  131. Munir KM, Beardslee WR. A developmental and psychobiologic framework for understanding the role of culture in child and adolescent psychiatry. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2001 Oct; 10(4):667-77. View abstract
  132. A Project of the Ministry of National Education and UNICEF 1999-2001. Less Fearful, More Active. The Psychosocial School Project for Children Affected by the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey. 2001; 1-42. View abstract
  133. Munir K. Recovery Plan for Turkish Children affected by the 1999 Earthquakes. Combining Mental Health and Primary Health Care. Situation Reports. 2000. View abstract
  134. Munir K. Development of linkage between psychosocial and community health services. In: Recovery Plan for Turkish Children. Situation Reports. 2000. View abstract
  135. Munir K. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Early environmental factors in autism. 2000; 7(1):6. View abstract
  136. Munir K. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Lack of benefit of secretin in recent controlled studies. 2000; 7(1):1-2. View abstract
  137. Munir K. Autism Society of America Newsletter, Westwood, MA. Is the true prevalence of autism rising?. 2000; 7(1):5. View abstract
  138. Munir KM, Beardslee WR. Developmental psychiatry: is there any other kind? Harv Rev Psychiatry. 1999 Jan-Feb; 6(5):250-62. View abstract
  139. Munir K. Autism. Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide (Kamaroff, AL, ed.). 1999; 968-969. View abstract
  140. Szymanski LS, Munir K, Wiedhoff S . Psychiatric and behavior disorders in mental retardation syndromes. Current Opin Psychiatry. 1998; 11:515-518.. View abstract
  141. Belfer ML, Munir K. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Weiner J, ed.). 1997; 495-506. View abstract
  142. Munir K, Boulifard D. Conduct Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Sholevar, Pirooz G., ed.). Comorbidity. 1995; 55-80. View abstract
  143. Munir K. Child Psychiatry Comes of Age. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1995; 34:965-967. View abstract
  144. Munir, K., Earls, F . Ethics of animal research. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1993; 32:471-472. View abstract
  145. Munir K, Earls F. Ethical principles governing research in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992 May; 31(3):408-14. View abstract
  146. Earls F, Munir K. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Work Group on Consumer Affairs, Disaster Preparedness and Information Resource Kit. 1992. View abstract
  147. Munir K, Krener P. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) HIV Issues Committee. Resource Guide for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents with HIV/AIDS. 1991. View abstract
  148. Munir K, Krener P. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) HIV Issues Committee. Information Guide for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents with HIV/AIDS. 1991. View abstract
  149. Biederman J, Faraone SV, Knee D, Munir K. Retrospective assessment of DSM-III attention deficit disorder in nonreferred individuals. J Clin Psychiatry. 1990 Mar; 51(3):102-6. View abstract
  150. Munir, K. Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Comes of Age. Psychotherapist's Guide to Pharmacotherapy (Ellison, J, ed.). 1989; 191-204. View abstract
  151. Munir K, Biederman J, Knee D. Psychiatric comorbidity in patients with attention deficit disorder: a controlled study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1987 Nov; 26(6):844-8. View abstract
  152. Biederman J, Munir K, Knee D. Conduct and oppositional disorder in clinically referred children with attention deficit disorder: a controlled family study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1987 Sep; 26(5):724-7. View abstract
  153. Biederman J, Munir K, Knee D, Armentano M, Autor S, Waternaux C, Tsuang M. High rate of affective disorders in probands with attention deficit disorder and in their relatives: a controlled family study. Am J Psychiatry. 1987 Mar; 144(3):330-3. View abstract
  154. Munir KM. The treatment of psychotic symptoms in Fahr's disease with lithium carbonate. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1986 Feb; 6(1):36-8. View abstract
  155. Biederman J, Munir K, Knee D, Habelow W, Armentano M, Autor S, Hoge SK, Waternaux C. A family study of patients with attention deficit disorder and normal controls. J Psychiatr Res. 1986; 20(4):263-74. View abstract