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Mental Illness and Physical Health

Low vitamin D and depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective associations and intervention effects

The Co-Occurence Of Depression In Diabetes: An Analysis Of 231,797 Individuals From 47 Countries In The 2002 World Health Survey.

Orientation to DSM and ICD process (APS 2012 TALK)
Joel E. Dimsdale, MD

Psychological factors affecting general medical condition (APS 2012 TALK)
James L. Levenson, MD

Complex Somatic Symptom Disorder (APS 2012 TALK)
Francis Creed, MD

Perspectives from German psychosomatic hospitals on diagnostic proposals (APS 2012 TALK)
Heinz Rueddel, MD

Members OnlyMembers only, please log inPsychosomatic Medicine made in Germany: the German system of psychosomatic education and patient care

Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, MD

Psychiatric Aspects of Transplantation

The psychiatric aspects of human organ transplantation provide some of the most complex and fascinating dilemmas for the psychiatrist working with transplant teams. Curley Bonds, MD, associate professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Drew University School of Medicine, Los Angeles, presented this introduction to Transplant Psychiatry in 2007 to the Psychosomatic Medicine Interest Group at UCLA.

The Great Debate: Psychosocial Interventions Can Improve Clinical Outcomes in Organic Disease

Discussant: Dr. George Lundberg
Chair: Dr. Jerry Markovitz

Dr. Jerry Markovitz (9:55)
Debate format, speaker introductions, and remarks by the Debate Chair
Opening Remarks of Speakers
Pro Side: Dr. Redford Williams (11:54)
Pro Side: Dr. Neil Schneiderman (9:58)
Con Side: Dr. Arnold Relman (13:47)
Con Side: Dr. Marcia Angell (13:12)
Speakers Question & Answer Session (14:58)
Final Arguments
Pro Side: Dr. Redford Williams (2:53)
Pro Side: Dr. Neil Schneiderman (7:23)
Con Side: Dr. Arnold Relman (5:15)
Con Side: Dr. Marcia Angell (9:13)
Dr. George Lundberg (17:37)
Audience Question & Answer Session (10:00)
Dr. Jerry Markovitz (1:25)



Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine

Stress Physiology


A Fantasy for Future Clinical Decision-Making: The Research Groundwork

Members OnlyMembers only, please log inIntroduction to Behavioral Medicine

Members OnlyMembers only, please log inPsychosomatic Medicine and Clinical Care

Dennis Novack, MD

Mini-Medical School Half-Day Symposium (APS 2010 Portland)

Biological Stress-related Mechanisms (mp3)
Biological Stress-related Mechanisms Specific to the Onset of the Acute Coronary Syndromes and Sudden Cardiac Death (ppt)
Gene Environment Interactions in Stress (mp3)
Gene Environment Interactions in Stress (ppt)
Immune System in Psychoneuroimmunology (mp3)
Immune System in Psychoneuroimmunology (ppt)
Prologue-1 (mp3)
Prologue-1 (ppt)
Stress Physiology-2 (mp3)
Stress Physiology-2 (ppt)

Sheridan, S. L., Harris, R. P., Woolf, S. H., & Shared Decision-Making Workgroup of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (January 01, 2004). Shared decision making about screening and chemoprevention. a suggested approach from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26, 1, 56-66.

Healing and the Mind video series: Moyers, B. D., Eisenberg, D., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), WTTW-TV (Television station : Chicago, Ill.), David Grubin Productions., & Public Affairs Television (Firm). (1993). Healing and the mind. United States: D. Grubin Productions.

Health Disparities and Social Factors


Biometrical Genetics: "Introductory" books

Plomin, R., Defries, J.C., McClearn, G.E., McGuffin, P. (2000). Behavioral Genetics, 4th Edition. W H Freeman & Co.

Daniel L. Hartl (2002) A Primer of Population Genetics (3rd Ed.) Sinauer Associates, Inc Introduction to population genetics. For undergraduates, graduates, and professional researchers. Emphasis is on the explanation of the equations rather than the derivation.

Ott J (1999) Analysis of Human Genetic Linkage (3rd Ed) Johns Hopkins University Press

Falconer, S. & Mackay, T. (1996) Introduction to Quantitative Genetics (4th Ed.) Addison-Wesley Pub Co

Foulkes, A. (2009) Applied Statistical Genetics with R: For Population-based Association Studies (Use R!). Springer

Lynch, M. & Walsh, B. (1998) Genetics and Analysis of Quantitative Traits Sinauer Associates, Inc

Saxton, A., (2004) Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits Using SAS. SAS Institute

Molecular Genetics:

Strachan, T., Read, A. (2010). Human Molecular Genetics, 4th Edition. Garland Pub


Biobehavioral Oncology Materials:

Final Program

Speakers Slides

Watch the Sessions Now

Functional Somatic Syndromes


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