Thomas A. Hicklin

Expert in clinical psychiatry involving children and families, as well as military-related issues

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine


  • military psychiatry
  • military families
  • child and adolescent psychiatry
  • drug and alcohol abuse by adolescents
  • incest and sexual abuse of children
  • disruptive behavior disorders in
    children, including problems in school
  • learning disorders
  • school drop-outs
  • juvenile delinquency
  • gang violence
  • child and adolescent suicide
  • alcohol abuse and suicide attempts in
    children and adolescents
  • substance abuse in children and
    adolescents with depression
  • parental alcohol and drug abuse and its
    effects on children
  • alcoholism and family violence
  • children of divorce
  • ADHD in children and adolescents
  • ADHD in adults

Additional Information

  • Teacher of the Year for the Second Year Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Residents, 2009
  • Colonel in U.S. Army Reserve
  • Depolyed to combat zone several times, including Afghanistan and Kosovo
  • Bronze Star for psychiatric work in Afghanistan

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