Robert Eme

Professor

Assessment and Treatment of ADHD

847-969-4949

reme@argosy.edu

Degrees

  • B.A. St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, 1965
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Loyola University of Chicago, 1972

Biography

Robert Eme, PhD, ABPP is a Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg.He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago in 1972, and became an American Board of Professional Psychology Diplomate in Clinical Psychology in 1982. Before becoming a faculty member with American School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Eme taught at Loyola University, North Central College, Resurrection Medical Center-Family Practice Center, and Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. His current teaching areas are Child and Adolescent Development, Cognitive Assessment, and special electives such as Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD and Assessment of Learning Disabilities. Dr. Eme has extensive clinical experience as a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, inpatient, and outpatient settings, with an emphasis on assessment for ADHD. Dr. Eme has numerous journal articles and professional presentations to his credit, most recently in the areas of ADHD and Male Life Course Persistent Anti-Social Behavior.

Expertise

  • Assessment and Treatment of ADHD
  • Assessment of Learning Disabilities

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Association
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

Selected Publications

  • Eme, R. (2014). Sex differences in the prevalence and expression of externalizing spectrum disorders. In T. Beauchaine & S. Hinshaw, (Eds.). Oxford handbook of externalizing spectrum disorders. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Eme, R. (2014). Is serious physical violence almost exclusively male? Violence and Gender, 1, 90-93.
  • Eme, R. (2014). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A mitigation of criminal responsibility? Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 14, 221-236.
  • Kramer, J., Cox, J., Kuprevich, C., & Eme, R. (2014). Diagnosis and treatment of persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder within the jails and juvenile facilities of the United States criminal justice system: Why it matters. ADDA Correctional Health/Justice Committee White Paper
  • Eme, R. (2013). MAOA and male antisocial behavior: A review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18, 395-398.
  • Eme, R. & Mouritsen, J. (2013). The addition of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder to DSM-5: Differential diagnosis and case examples. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 2, 84-94.
  • Eme, R. (2013). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and criminal behavior. International Journal of Sociology Study, 1, (2), 29-36.
  • Eme, R., Gilbertson, K., & Oehler, S. (2013). Persistent cognitive impairment in a multiple concussed female athlete: Is it chronic traumatic encephalopathy? A case study. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 2, 43-51.
  • Eme, R. (2013). Complicated mild pediatric traumatic brain injury: a review. The School Psychologist, Winter, 63-70.
  • Eme, R. (2012). Prevention of male course persistent antisocial behavior. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 1, 44-54.

Selected Lectures

  • Eme, R. (2007). ADHD and the juvenile correctional justice system. The National Commission on Correctional Health Care Conference, October 15, Nashville TN.

Presentations

  • Miles, E., & Eme, R. (2013, August). Utility of the Pediatric Attention Disorders Diagnostic Screener in a Mixed Clinical Sample. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Hawaii.
  • Eme, R. (2013, March). ADHD and Adolescent Substance Abuse. Poster presented at the meeting of the Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, Chicago, IL.
  • Eme, R. (2012, March). ADHD and Male Juvenile Corrections. Poster presented at the meeting of the Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, Atlanta, GA.
  • Eme, R. & Sheffer, E. (2011, August). Cerebellum and Selective Attention . Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Washington DC.
  • Eme, R. (2011, June). ADHD and the Criminal Justice System. Webinar presentation for ADD Resources

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