The Mount Sinai School of Medicine has published the Press Release, “Leo Sher, MD, named to a World Psychiatric Association Scientific Section.” The Press Release was published on March 8, 2012. To read the Press Release, please click here.
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Leo Sher, M.D. The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section on Dual Disorders/Pathology has just been created. The goals of the newly created section include raising awareness about clinical treatment and research needs of patients with dual disorders, facilitating communication between psychiatrists and developing new training and research programs in the field of dual disorders.
Essex County Hospital Center and Institute for Mental Health Policy, Research and Treatment is seeking to hire a New Jersey licensed BC/BE Psychiatrist for a full time staff psychiatrist position. Highly competitive salary and an excellent benefits package are offered. Candidates wishing to apply for the position should send their CV and cover letter to: […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The article, “Death in Uniform” written by William Glenn, a Canadian journalist has been published in the “Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Magazine” (1). The author writes about suicide among Canadian military veterans. He notes that “Age-specific analyses showed male veterans aged 16 to 44 were about one and a half times […]
Leo Sher, M.D. Substance use disorders are frequently comorbid with other psychiatric disorders. Substance use disorders are complex brain illnesses characterized by compulsive drug craving, seeking, and use despite very harmful consequences. Substance-induced changes in brain structure and function occur in some of the same brain areas that are disrupted in other psychiatric disorders, such […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The “II International Congress on Dual Disorders: Addictive Behaviours and other Mental Disorders” (Barcelona, Spain, October 5-8, 2011) was attended by about 1600 participants and featured hundreds of presenters from 60 countries, including Spain, United States, Hungary, Norway, Canada, Italy, France, Colombia, Austria, New Zealand, Israel, Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Iran, Slovak […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The First International Congress on Child Health and Human Development will be held in Jerusalem, Israel, on December 2-5, 2012. The meetings is being organized by Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc, Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Persons with Intellectual Disability, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel; Director, National […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The article, “Brain stimulation in posttraumatic stress disorder” by Vladan Novakovic, Leo Sher, Kyle A.B. Lapidus, Janet Mindes, Julia A.Golier and Rachel Yehuda has been published in the European Journal of Psychotraumatology (2011, 2: 5609 – DOI: 10.3402/ejpt.v2i0.5609). The Publisher states, “This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The research team led by Alexander Neumeister, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a Distinguished Guest of our website www.internetandpsychiatry.com (please, see the “Distinguished Guests” section of our website), found that a history of severe trauma exposure in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma […]