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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Center

 
Joan L Luby, MD

Joan L Luby, MD

Dr. Luby specializes in treating children with sterotypic movement disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, psychological distress and mania. Dr. Luby is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Department Of Psychiatry
53
Female
1990
1990
*Pediatrics
Psychiatry-Pediatric - certified
Psychiatry - certified
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
18 South Kingshighway Boulevard
Suite L101
St. Louis, MO 63108
314.286.2730
  
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Education

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit
Internship: Sinai Hospital Detroit
Residency: Stanford University California
Fellowship: Stanford University California

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Elect Choice EPO
Aetna HealthFund
Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Open Access Elect Choice EPO
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Aetna PPO
Aetna Quality Point of Service
Aetna USAccess
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
Baxter Regional PHO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Capital Regional Medical Center PP
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
CMR (Care Management Resources)
Community Care Network PPO
Community Partners Health Plan/PPO
CorVel PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Decatur Memorial Tertiary/Quarterna
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Hannibal Health Network Tertiary
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
Mail Handlers/CNA PPO
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Personal Care Health Mgmt HMO
Personal Care Health Mgmt PPO/POS
PPO Next/HealthStar
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Providers Network of America
Quincy Health Care Management
St. John's Health System Tertiary
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
Wellborn HMO

Functional connectivity of the amygdala in early-childhood-onset depression.Luking KR, Repovs G, Belden AC, Gaffrey MS, Botteron KN, Luby JL, Barch DM.J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 Oct;50(10):1027-41.e3. Epub 2011 Sep 3.

PMID:
21961777
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsThe 2-week duration criterion and severity and course of early childhood depression: implications for nosology.Gaffrey MS, Belden AC, Luby JL.J Affect Disord. 2011 Oct;133(3):537-45. Epub 2011 May 28.

PMID:
21621267
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSubgenual cingulate connectivity in children with a history of preschool-depression.Gaffrey MS, Luby JL, Repovš G, Belden AC, Botteron KN, Luking KR, Barch DM.Neuroreport. 2010 Dec 29;21(18):1182-8.

PMID:
21048519
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAssociation between depression severity and amygdala reactivity during sad face viewing in depressed preschoolers: an fMRI study.Gaffrey MS, Luby JL, Belden AC, Hirshberg JS, Volsch J, Barch DM.J Affect Disord. 2011 Mar;129(1-3):364-70.

PMID:
20869122
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPreschool Depression: The Importance of Identification of Depression Early in Development.Luby JL.Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 2010 May 10;19(2):91-95.

PMID:
21969769
[PubMed]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsThe neonatal intensive care unit: attending to mental health outcomes.Luby JL.J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010 May;49(5):439-40. No abstract available.

PMID:
20431462
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMatters arising.Luby JL.Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Mar;67(3):311; discussion 311. No abstract available.

PMID:
20194832
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsGender differences in emotional reactivity of depressed and at-risk preschoolers: implications for gender specific manifestations of preschool depression.Luby JL, Essex MJ, Armstrong JM, Klein MH, Zahn-Waxler C, Sullivan JP, Goldsmith HH.J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2009 Jul;38(4):525-37.

PMID:
20183639
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsPediatric bipolar disorder: evidence for prodromal states and early markers.Luby JL, Navsaria N.J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;51(4):459-71. Epub 2010 Jan 18. Review.

PMID:
20085607
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsEarly childhood depression.Luby JL.Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Sep;166(9):974-9.

PMID:
19723795
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsPreschool depression: homotypic continuity and course over 24 months.Luby JL, Si X, Belden AC, Tandon M, Spitznagel E.Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009 Aug;66(8):897-905.

PMID:
19652129
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsPreschool bipolar disorder.Luby JL, Tandon M, Belden A.Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2009 Apr;18(2):391-403, ix. Review.

PMID:
19264269
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsClinical characteristics of bipolar vs. unipolar depression in preschool children: an empirical investigation.Luby JL, Belden AC.J Clin Psychiatry. 2008 Dec;69(12):1960-9. Epub 2008 Dec 2.

PMID:
19192470
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsDepression and social functioning in preschool children with chronic medical conditions.Curtis CE, Luby JL.J Pediatr. 2008 Sep;153(3):408-13. Epub 2008 May 23.

PMID:
18534206
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsThe clinical significance of preschool depression: impairment in functioning and clinical markers of the disorder.Luby JL, Belden AC, Pautsch J, Si X, Spitznagel E.J Affect Disord. 2009 Jan;112(1-3):111-9. Epub 2008 May 16.

PMID:
18486234
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsTemper tantrums in healthy versus depressed and disruptive preschoolers: defining tantrum behaviors associated with clinical problems.Belden AC, Thomson NR, Luby JL.J Pediatr. 2008 Jan;152(1):117-22. Epub 2007 Oct 22.

PMID:
18154912
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsDepressed and healthy preschoolers' internal representations of their mothers' caregiving: associations with observed caregiving behaviors one year later.Belden AC, Sullivan JP, Luby JL.Attach Hum Dev. 2007 Sep;9(3):239-54.

PMID:
18058432
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPsychopharmacological treatment for very young children: contexts and guidelines.Gleason MM, Egger HL, Emslie GJ, Greenhill LL, Kowatch RA, Lieberman AF, Luby JL, Owens J, Scahill LD, Scheeringa MS, Stafford B, Wise B, Zeanah CH.J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007 Dec;46(12):1532-72. Review.

PMID:
18030077
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPreschoolers' contribution to their diagnosis of depression and anxiety: uses and limitations of young child self-report of symptoms.Luby JL, Belden A, Sullivan J, Spitznagel E.Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2007 Dec;38(4):321-38. Epub 2007 Jul 10.

PMID:
17620007
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPsychotropic prescriptions in a sample including both healthy and mood and disruptive disordered preschoolers: relationships to diagnosis, impairment, prescriber type, and assessment methods.Luby JL, Stalets MM, Belden AC.J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2007 Apr;17(2):205-15.

PMID:
17489715
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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