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The Importance of Authenticity in Acting and In Life: Emotional Health by Anna Yusim, MD (Feb. 21, 2017): http://www.fitforbroadway.com/importance-authenticity-acting-life-emotional-health-anna-yusim-md/

 

Anna’s Story: The Heart of Healing, The Healer’s Journey.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/conversation-with-healers/2016/11/28/annas-story

 

Interview with Professionals Radio:  http://professionalsradio.com/2016/11/anna-yusim-11-16-16-psychiatrist/

Anna Yusim on Humanistic Psychiatry. In Eric Maisel (Ed.), The Future of Mental Health Interview Series. Psychology Today Online. Url: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/rethinking-mental-health/201602/anna-yusim-humanistic-psychiatry.

Selected Publications

 

Yusim, A. Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. Hachette Book Group: New York City. To be released June 2017.  Link:  http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/dr-anna-yusim/fulfilled/9781455596799/

 

Yusim, A. Humanistic Psychiatry. Hearing Critical Voices: An Eric Maisel Solutions Introduction to 60 Mental Health Innovators, Thought Leaders and Survivors. Kindle Edition (Kindle Loc 1177-1242), 2016.   Link:  https://www.amazon.com/Hearing-Critical-Voices-Introduction-Innovators-ebook/dp/B01M8PI1TF

 

Morrow J, Broudy C, Gordon JE, Yusim A, Saavedra C, Bernstein J, Goodman J. To Train or Not To Train? That Is the Question: Columbia Psychoanalytic Fellows 2010-2011 Reflect on Training Conflicts. The Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine (48):28-46, 2013.

 

Yusim A. Book Review of The Inseparable Nature of Love and Aggression: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives by Otto F. Kernberg (2012). The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 200(11):1004-1005, 2012.  Link; http://journals.lww.com/jonmd/Fulltext/2012/11000/The_Inseparable_Nature_of_Love_and_Aggression__.18.aspx

 

Yusim A. Book Review of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Clinical Manual by Deborah L. Cabaniss, Sabrina Cherry, Carolyn J. Douglas and Anna R. Schwartz (2011). Journal of Nervous & Mental Diseases 200(5):455-456, 2012.  Link: http://journals.lww.com/jonmd/Fulltext/2012/05000/Psychodynamic_Psychotherapy___A_Clinical_Manual.16.aspx

 

Lindenmayer JP, Tedeschi F, Yusim A, Khan A, Kaushik S, Smith RC, Parakadavil M. Ziprasidone's effect on metabolic markers in patients with diabetes and chronic schizophrenia. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses 5(4):185-92, 2012.  Link:  Lindenmayer JP, Tedeschi F, Yusim A, Khan A, Kaushik S, Smith RC, Parakadavil M. Ziprasidone's effect on metabolic markers in patients with diabetes and chronic schizophrenia. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses 5(4):185-92, 2012.

 

Belkin GS, Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Bernstein CA. Teaching "global mental health": psychiatry residency directors' attitudes and practices regarding international opportunities for psychiatry residents. Academic Psychiatry 35(6):400-3, 2011.  Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22193740

 

Ruiz P, Maggi C, Yusim A. The Impact of Acculturative Stress on the Mental Health of Migrants. Ed. Bhugra, Dinesh and Gupta, Sham. Migration in Mental Health. Cambridge University Press. 2011.   Link:  https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/migration-and-mental-health/theimpact-of-acculturative-stress-on-the-mental-health-of-migrants/42A8AFC2EFEF88AC5967F42B6AAB4668

 

Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Hall B, Goetz R, Neugebauer R, Stewart T, Abou J, Castaneda R, Ruiz P. Sociocultural Domains of Depression Among Indigenous Populations in Latin America. International Review of Psychiatry. 22(4):370-377, 2010.  Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/09540261.2010.500870?scroll=top&needAccess=true

 

Yusim A. Publishing as a Resident. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 4(7):3-4, 2010.  Link: http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/pb/assets/raw/journals/residents-journal/2010/July_2010.pdf

 

Yusim A. Neuroscience in the Psychiatry Curriculum: What, Why and How Much? American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 4(4):4-5, 2010. Link:  http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/pb/assets/raw/journals/residents-journal/2010/April_2010.pdf

Yusim A. The Interface of Philosophy and Psychiatry (Issue Editor). American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal, 4(3), 2010. Link:  http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/pb/assets/raw/journals/residents-journal/2010/March_2010.pdf

 

Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Hall B, Goetz R, Neugebauer R, Ruiz P. Somatic and Cognitive Domains of Self-Reported Depression in Rural Ecuador: Cultural & Educational Considerations. World Psychiatry (8):178-80, 2009  Link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2755283/

 

Saavedra-Velez C, Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Lindenmayer JP. Modafinil as an Adjunctive Treatment of Sedation, Negative Symptoms and Cognition in Schizophrenia: A Critical Review. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 70(1):104-112, 2009   Link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19026265

 

Yusim A.  A Case of Phantom Testicular Pain. Primary Psychiatry 15(11):49-50, 2008 

Link: http://primarypsychiatry.com/a-case-of-phantom-testicular-pain/

 

Yusim A. Psychiatry and Global Mental Health (Issue Editor). American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal. 3(10), 2008  Link: http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/pb/assets/raw/journals/residents-journal/2008/October_2008.pdf

 

Yusim A. Conducting Mental Health Research in Rwanda: A Resident’s Experience. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal. 3(10):4-5, 2008  Link:  http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/pb/assets/raw/journals/residents-journal/2008/October_2008.pdf

 

Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Bernstein C, Boksay I, Lindenmayer JP, Saavedra-Velez C, Sadock B. Normal pressure hydrocephalus presenting as Othello Syndrome: Case report and review of the literature. American Journal of Psychiatry. 165(9):1119-1125, 2008  Link:  http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.07111820?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed

 

Yusim A, Ghofrani M, Ocal I, Roman S. Black Thyroid Syndrome. Thyroid. 16(8):811-812, 2006  

Link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16910886

 

Yusim A, Aspelund G, Ahrens W, Martel M, Scoutt L, Donovan P, Udelsman R. Intrathyroidal Parathyroid Adenoma. Thyroid. 16(6):619-620, 2006  Link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10693930

 

Stewart T, Yusim A, Desan P. Depression as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease.  Primary Psychiatry. 12(5):36-41, 2005 

Link:  http://primarypsychiatry.com/depression-as-a-risk-factor-for-cardiovascular-disease/

 

Yusim A, Ajilore O, Bliss T, Sapolsky R. Glucocorticoids exacerbate insult-induced declines in metabolism in selectively vulnerable hippocampal cell fields.  Brain Research. 870(1-2):109-117, 2000   Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10869507

 

Yusim A; Franklin L; Brooke S; Ajilore O; Sapolsky R. Glucocorticoids exacerbate the deleterious effects of gp120 in hippocampal and cortical explants. Journal of Neurochemistry. 74(3):1000-1007, 2000  Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10693930

 

Yusim A. World Citizenship by Educating towards Equity. Scientific Proceedings of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. (5):87-89, 1997  

Selected Conference Presentations

 

Channa A, Gorun A, Penix E, Yusim A (Chair) American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/20/17): Panel on Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders (PTSD).
 
Hernandez A, Predescu J, Yusim A (Chair) American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/21/17): Panel on Synthetic Cannabinoids.
 
Trachsel M, Knable M, Kurdyak P, Yusim A (Chair) American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/21/17): Panel on Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery.
 
Bajaj M, Bassi B, Medlock M, Ruiz P (Co-Chair), Yusim A (Co-Chair) American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/22/17): Panel on Non-Pharmacologic Treatments in Psychiatry.
 
De Faria L, Pleak R, Lewis D, Wolf K, Yusim A (Chair) American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA 5/23/17): Panel on Gender and Sexuality.

Smolak A, Malin A, Yusim A, Terlikbayeva A, Gilbert L, El-Bassel N. 19th Annual Meeting of Society for Prevention Research--Prevention Scientists Promoting Global Health: Emerging Visions for Today and Tomorrow (Washington DC, 5/11): Self-reported depression symptoms associated with HIV risk behavior in Kazakhstan.

Beebe B, Friedman D, Yusim A (Co-Chair), Bettman J (Co-Chair). American Psychoanalytic Association Annual Meeting (New York, NY 1/11): Microanalysis of Early Interactions Between Mother & Child: Application to Clinical Practice.

Yusim A. American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Young Investigators (New Orleans, LA 5/10): Survey of emotional distress, functional impairment, resilience & unmet needs of Rwandan women genocide survivors.

Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Hall B, Goetz R, Neugebauer R, Stewart T, Abou J, Castaneda R, Ruiz P. American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium for Young Investigators (New Orleans, LA 5/10): Sociocultural Determinants of Depression in Rural Ecuador: Cultural & Education Effects.

Levy-Carrick N, Gabbard G, Yusim A (Co-Chair), Bettman J (Co-Chair). American Psychoanalytic Association (New York, NY 1/10): Overcoming Resistances in Treatment: Transference and Countertransference Dynamics.

Sandole D, Auerbach C, Yusim A, Shell J, Tgorvnik J. International Society of Traumatic Stress Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA 11/09): Female Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide: A Qualitative Analysis of Experiencing Rape, Torture, & Trauma.

Yusim A, Cia A, Espinoza M, Rojtenberg S, Ruiz P. Argentinean Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Buenos Aires, Argentina 9/09): Depression in Latin America: Clinical Considerations.

Kita B, Moss D, Yusim A (Chair). International Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL 7/09): Imprisonment—Symbolic and Real: The Dynamic Relationship Between Oppression, Trauma and Incarceration.

Stotland NL, Stewart DE, Yusim A, Gaviria SL, Ruiz P. World Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Florence, Italy 3/09): Mental Health Care Among Women: Barriers and Future Perspectives.

Stotland NL, Yusim A, Winstead D, Pi E, Foulks E, Ruiz P. Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Florence, Italy 3/09): Current Perspectives on Psychosomatic Medicine Around the World.

Pi E, Yusim A, Ruiz P. Latin American Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Isla Margarita, Venezuela 11/08): Spirituality & Depression.

Yusim A. Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (Miami, FL 11/08): The Nosology of Pathology: Case of Ecuador.

Yusim A. NYU Research Talk (New York, NY 11/08): Research Trajectory: Past, Present & Future.

Yusim A. 2nd Annual Latino Mental Health Conference (New York, NY 10/08): Depression in Latin America.

Stotland NL, Pi E, Yusim A, Sculley J, Ruiz P: World Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Prague, Czech Republic 9/08): Current Issues in Psychosomatic Medicine: The Case of Rural Ecuador.

Yusim A. American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium (Washington D.C., USA 5/08): Effects of Sertraline Administration on Vascular Endothelial and Autonomic Function in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure.

Yusim A. American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference (Washington D.C., USA 5/08):  Somatic and Cognitive Domains of Self-Reported Depression in Rural Ecuador: Cultural & Education Effects.

Yusim A, Anbarasan D, Bernstein C, Boksay I, Lindenmayer JP, Saavedra-Velez C, Sadock B. World Psychiatric Association Annual Congress (Melbourne, Australia 12/07): Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Presenting as Othello Syndrome.

Yusim A. Russian Psychiatrists Annual Congress (Moscow, Russia 10/06): Depression & Heart Disease in the Eastern World.

Yusim A, Aspelund G, Ahrens W, Martel M, Scoutt L, Donovan P, Udelsman R. European Society of Surgeons 9th Annual Mtg (Vienna, Austria 11/05): A Case of Intrathyroidal Parathyroid Adenoma.

Yusim A, Ghofrani M, Ocal I, Roman S. Connecticut Chapter of American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting (11/05): Two Cases in Thyroid Surgery.

 

Martinez A, Yusim A. International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy Annual Meeting (Mumbai, India 9/05): The First Reported Case of a Well-Defined Papillary Mesothelioma of the Fallopian Tube.

Yusim A, Stewart T, Nilchaikovit T, Lotrakul M. 17th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine (Kona, HI 8/03): Depression & Cardiovascular Disease in Thailand.

Yusim A, Stewart T, Nilchaikovit T, Lotrakul M. Royal College of Psychiatrists Annual Mtg (London 3/03): Depression & Heart Disease: Treatment Implications in Asia.

Yusim A. Pugwash Working Group on Chemical and Biological Weapons (Geneva, Switzerland 6/08): Student Perspective From Stanford University.

Yusim A. Pugwash Conference on Science & World Affairs (Lillehammer, Norway 5/97): World Citizenship by Educating Towards Equity.

Yusim A, Derrig-Green B, Moore A, Murching G. Pugwash Conference on Science & World Affairs (Lillehammer, Norway 5/97): Perspective on Ethics in Science From Student Pugwash U.S.A.