Darcy Raches, PhD

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Departments

Psychology


Contact Information

Darcy Raches, PhD
Psychology
MS 101, Room BP080A
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 39105-3678
Email: darcy.raches@stjude.org
Phone: (901) 595-6734


Education

PhD - University of Houston, Houston, TX
MA - University of Houston, Houston, TX
BA - University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME


Research / Clinical Interests


Selected Publications

Raches, D, Hiscock, M, Chapieski, L (in press). Behavioral and academic problems in children with Sturge-Weber Syndrome: Differences between children with and without seizures. Epilepsy & Behavior

Raches D, Mazzocco MMM. The emergence and trajectory of mathematical difficulties in young children with Barth syndrome. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 33:328-335, 2012. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0b013e31824c4090

Zuckerman M, Vaughan B, Whitney J, Dodds A, Yakhkind A, MacMillan C, Raches D, Pravdova I, DeMaso DR, Beardslee W, Gonzalez-Heydrich J. Tolerability of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in thirty-nine children under age seven: A retrospective chart review. In J.L.Luby and M.A. Riddle (Eds.), Advances in Preschool Psychopharmacology (pp.7-16, 2009). New Rochelle: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc..

Mrakotsky C, Masek B, Biederman J, Raches D, Hsin O, Forbes P, de Moor C, DeMaso DR, Gonzalez-Heydrich J. Prospective open-label pilot trial of mirtazapine in children and adolescents with social phobia. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 22:88-97, 2008.

Zuckerman M, Vaughan B, Whitney J, Dodds A, Yakhkind A, MacMillan C, Raches D, Pravdova I, DeMaso DR, Beardslee W, Gonzalez-Heydrich J. Tolerability of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in thirty-nine children under age seven: A retrospective chart review. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 17:165-174, 2007.

Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Pandina GJ, Fleisher CA, Hsin O, Raches D, Bourgeois BF, Biederman J. No seizure exacerbation from risperidone in youth with comorbid epilepsy and psychiatric disorders: a case series. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 14:295-310, 2004.

Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Raches D,Wilens T, Leichtner A, Mezzacappa E. Retrospective study of hepatic enzyme elevations in children treated with olanzapine, divalproex and their combination. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 42:1227-33, 2003.;

Bers MU, Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Raches D, DeMaso DR. Zora: A pilot virtual community in the pediatric dialysis unit. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 84:800-4, 2001.