T. Karasu

T. Byram Karasu

Chairman at University Behavioral Associates

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4119 white plains road corner of 230th street, The Bronx, New York, United States
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Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Yeshiva University

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Einstein

Silverman Professor - Montefiore Medical Center


M.D.Yale University


Board of Trustees Member - ARNMD

Life Fellow - American Psychiatric Association

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T. Byram Karasu, M.D., Chairman
T. Byram Karasu, M.D. is Silverman Professor and the University Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Montefiore Medical Center. The author or editor of nineteen books, author or co-author of more than 100 papers, editorial board member of nine journals, Dr. Karasu currently is the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Psychotherapy, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Sigmund Freud Award, and the APA's Presidential Commendation. Dr. Karasu chaired the APA's Commission on Psychiatric Therapies, which produced a critical review of psychosocial and somatic therapies. In 1981, Dr. Karasu was appointed chairman of another national task force comprised of over 400 scholars, researchers, and clinicians with the goal of producing a seminal document describing the treatment of each psychiatric disorder. This four-volume report, Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, published in 1989, has been praised as being: "...twenty-five years ahead of its time" (Atlantic Monthly) and "the best psychiatric book ever" (Contemporary Psychiatry). In addition, Dr. Karasu is the author of the novel, Of God and Madness, and a book of poetry, Rags of My Soul.

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T. Byram Karasu, M.D.Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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December 2010 - Ride of Your Life®

Ride Of Your Life Interview with Dr. Byram Karasu - Psychology and God

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