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Lacramioara Spetie, MD

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1670 Upham Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 366-4559

Email: spetie.2@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychiatry

Physician, FGP-Psychiatry



2000 - 2010 Diplomate: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- 2012 Medical License: State Medical Board of Ohio
2002 - 2012 Diplomate: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Chapters in Books

Spetie, L; Arnold, E. "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder." In Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - A Comprehensive Textbook. fourth ed. Edited by Andres Martin; Fred R Volkmar. 430-453. Philadelphia; Baltimore; New York; London: Wolters Kluwer; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, January 2007.

Spetie, L; Arnold, E. "Failing out of School: Psychopharmacologic Perspective." In DSM-IV-TR Casebook and Treatment Guide for Child Mental Health. first ed. Edited by Cathryn Galanter, MD: Peter Jensen, MD. 310-313. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc, January 2009.

Arnold, E; Spetie, L. "Alternative and Complementary Treatments in ADHD." In ADHD in Adults. first ed. Edited by J Buitelaar; Cees Kan and Phil Asherson. 278-296. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, January 2011.



1991 M.D., Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy


Editorial Activities


Journal Articles

de Groot CM; Bornstein RA; Spetie L; Burriss B. "The course of tics in Tourette syndrome: a 5-year follow-up study.." Annals Of Clinical Psychiatry: Official Journal Of The American Academy Of Clinical Psychiatrists. Vol. 6, no. 4. (December 1994.): 227-.

Carroll BT; Spetie L. "Catatonia on the consultation-liaison service: a replication study.." International Journal Of Psychiatry In Medicine. Vol. 24, no. 4. (January 1994.): 329-.

Birmingham DJ; Nagaraja HN; Rovin BH; Spetie L; Zhao Y; Li X; Hackshaw KV; Yu CY; Malarkey WB; Hebert LA. "Fluctuation in self-perceived stress and increased risk of flare in patients with lupus nephritis carrying the serotonin receptor 1A -1019 G allele.." Arthritis And Rheumatism. Vol. 54, no. 10. (October 2006.): 3291-.

Spetie L; Arnold LE. "Ethical issues in child psychopharmacology research and practice: emphasis on preschoolers.." Psychopharmacology. Vol. 191, no. 1. (March 2007.): 15-.


Professional Activities

2004 - present Self Mutilating Behaviors in Children and Adolescents. The Safe and Drug Free Schools Consortium with The Educational Council Foundation.
2005 - present “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” - Grand Rounds. The Ohio State University.
2006 - present Grand Rounds - “Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)”. The Ohio State University.
2009 - present School Based Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Grand Rounds. The Ohio State University.
1992 - 1994 A 5 year follow up study of children with Tourette's Syndrome. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.