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Karatekin

Canan Karatekin

Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1996, UCLA

Institute of Child Development
206C Child Development

51 East River Road
Tel:612-626-9891
karat004@umn.edu

Child maltreatment, child welfare, adverse childhood experiences, domestic violence, juvenile delinquency, evidence-based practices

Child Welfare Research Group

Canan Karatekin is an associate professor at the Institute of Child Development. She has a BA in Psychology from Harvard, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UCLA. She studied cognitive impairments in children with youth-onset psychoses or ADHD for many years. However, in 5/2011, she decided to shift her research focus to the child welfare system. The goals of her research group are to bridge the gap between academic research and actual practices on the ground in child welfare, child maltreatment, domestic violence, and juvenile delinquency. She is especially interested in practices related to screening and referral for mental health and educational services for maltreated children; development, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-based practices in the community; and evaluation of the effects of interventions on the mental health, educational, and other outcomes of the children. 

Selected Publications

  1. Note: * graduate student. **undergraduate student

    Interventions in the community for individuals with adverse childhood experiences

    Pinna, K., **Hirillal, A., & Karatekin, C. (in press). Evidence based parenting programs for maltreating parents: Views of Child Protective Services caseworkers. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

    Karatekin, C., Gehrman, R. & *Lawler, J. (2014). A study of maltreated children and their families in juvenile court. III.  Case plans.  Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 65, 47-67. DOI: 10.1111/jfcj.12022

    Karatekin, C., Gehrman, R. & *Lawler, J. (2014). A study of maltreated children and their families in juvenile court. I.  Court performance measures. Children and Youth Services Review, 41, 62-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.03.010

    Karatekin, C., Hong, S., Piescher, K., Uecker, J., & McDonald, J. (2014).  An evaluation of the effects of an integrated services program for multi-service use families on child welfare and educational outcomes of children. Children and Youth Services Review, 41, 16-26. 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.03.008

    Karatekin, C(2013). A survey of organizations serving child welfare-involved families and children in Hennepin County, MN. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 31, 197-235. DOI 10.1007/s10560-013-0317-1

  2. Cognitive impairments in youth-onset psychosis and ADHD

    White, T., Mous, S., Karatekin, C. (2014). Memory-guided saccades in youth-onset psychosis and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Early intervention in psychiatry, 8(3), 229-39 .DOI: 10.1111/eip.12038

    White, T., Schmidt, M., & Karatekin, C. (2010). Verbal and visuospatial working memory development and deficits in children and adolescents with schizophrenia. Early Intervention in Psychiatry4, 305-313.

    Karatekin, C., White, T. J., & Bingham, C. (2010). Shared and nonshared symptoms in youth-onset psychosis and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal of Attention Disorders14, 121-131.

    Karatekin, C., Bingham, C., & White, T. (2010). Oculomotor and pupillometric indices of pro- and antisaccade performance in youth-onset psychosis and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36, 1167-1186.

    Karatekin, C., White, T., & Bingham, C. (2009). Incidental and intentional sequence learning in youth-onset psychosis and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Neuropsychology, 23, 445-459.

    Karatekin, C., Bingham, C., & White, T. (2009). Regulation of cognitive resources during an n-back task in youth-onset psychosis and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  International Journal of Psychophysiology, 73, 294-307.

    Karatekin, C., White, T. J., & Bingham, C. (2008). Divided attention in youth-onset psychosis and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 881-895.

    Karatekin, C. (2006). Improving antisaccade performance in adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Experimental Brain Research, 174, 324-341.

    Karatekin, C. (2005). A comprehensive and developmental theory of ADHD is tantalizing, but premature. Open peer commentary on “A dynamic developmental theory of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) predominantly hyperactive/impulsive and combined subtypes” by Sagvolden, Johansen, Aase, & Russell. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 430-431. 

    Karatekin, C. (2004). A test of the integrity of the components of Baddeley’s model of working memory in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45, 912-926 

    Karatekin, C., **Markiewicz, S. W., & **Siegel, M. A. (2003). A preliminary study of motor problems in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Perceptual and Motor Skills, 97, 1267-1280.

    Karatekin, C. (2001). Developmental disorders of attention. In C. A. Nelson & M. Luciana (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (pp. 561-576). Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press.

    Asarnow, R. F., & Karatekin, C. (2000). Children with schizophrenia:  A neurobehavioral approach. In H. E. Remschmidt (Ed.), Schizophrenia in Children and Adolescents (pp. 135-167). Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

    Karatekin, C., & Asarnow, R. F. (1999). Exploratory eye movements to pictures in Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 27, 35-49.

    Karatekin, C., & Asarnow, R. F. (1998). Components of visual search in Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26, 367-380.

    Karatekin, C., & Asarnow, R. F. (1998). Working memory in Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Psychiatry Research, 80, 165-176. 

    Asarnow, R. F., & Karatekin, C. (1998). Childhood-onset schizophrenia. In C. E. Coffey & R. A. Brumback (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Neuropsychiatry (pp. 617-646). Washington DC: American Psychiatric Press.

  3. Cognitive processes in typically developing individuals

    Karatekin, C., *Couperus, J. W., *Marcus, D. J., & White, T. J. (2008).  Effects of delay and retrieval mode on memory-guided saccades in 10-year-olds and adults.  In N. B. Johansen (Ed.), New Research on Short-Term Memory.  Happauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

    Karatekin, C., *Marcus, D. J., & White, T. J. (2007). Oculomotor and manual indices of incidental and intentional spatial sequence learning in middle childhood and adolescence. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 96, 107-130.

    Karatekin, C., *Marcus, D. J., & *Couperus, J.W. (2007). Regulation of cognitive resources during sustained attention and working memory in 10-year-olds and adults. Psychophysiology, 44, 128-144.

    *Marcus, D. J., Karatekin, C., & **Markiewicz, S. W. (2006). Oculomotor evidence of sequence learning on the Serial Reaction Time (SRT) Task. Memory and Cognition, 34, 420-432.

    Karatekin, C., *Couperus, J. W., & *Marcus, D. J. (2004). Attention allocation on the dual task paradigm as measured through behavioral and psychophysiological responses. Psychophysiology, 41, 175-185.

    Karatekin, C. (2004). Development of attentional allocation on the dual task paradigm. International Journal of Psychophysiology 52, 7-22.

    Neurobiological substrates of youth-onset psychosis and ADHD

    Mous, S., Karatekin, C., Kao, C-Y., Gottesman, I., Posthuma, D., & White, T. (2014). Gyrification differences in children and adolescents with velocardiofacial syndrome and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A pilot study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 221, 169-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pscychresns.2013.12.002

    *Davenport, N. D., Karatekin, C., White, T., & Lim, K. O. (2010). Differential fractional anisotropy abnormalities across adolescents with ADHD or schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 181, 193-198.

    White, T., Schmidt, M., & Karatekin, C. (2009). White matter "potholes" in early-onset schizophrenia: A new approach to evaluate white matter microstructure using diffusion tensor imaging.  Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 174, 110-115.

    White, T., Cullen, K., *Rohrer, L. M., Karatekin, C., Luciana, M., Schmidt, M., *Hongwanishkul, D., Kumra, S., Schulz, S. C., & Lim, K. O.  (2008).  Limbic structures and networks in children and adolescents with schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Bulletin, 34, 18-29.

    White, T., Kendi, A. T. K., Lehericy, S., Kendi, M., Karatekin, C., Guimaraes, A., *Davenport, N., Schulz, S. C., & Lim, K. O. (2007). Disruption of hippocampal connectivity in children and adolescents with schizophrenia—a voxel-based diffusion tensor imaging study. Schizophrenia Research, 90, 302-307.

    Reviews of eye tracking studies of typical and atypical development

    Karatekin, C. (2008). Eye tracking studies of normative and atypical development. In C. A. Nelson & M. Luciana (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (2nd ed.), pp. 263-300. Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press.

    Karatekin, C. (2007). Eye tracking studies of normative and atypical development. Developmental Review, 27, 283-348.

    Cognitive impairments in youth with brain tumors or cysts

    Karatekin, C., Lazareff, J., & Asarnow, R. F. (2000). The relevance of the cerebellar hemispheres for executive functions. Pediatric Neurology, 22, 106-112.

    Karatekin, C., Lazareff, J., & Asarnow, R. F. (1999). Parallel and serial search in two teenagers with lesions of the mesial parietal cortex. Neuropsychologia, 37, 1461-1468.