Resident Research

  1. The Impact of Implementation of a Psychiatric Emergency Department on Restraint Utilization (Dr. Rakhmatullina)
  2. Organization-wide Processes for Implementation of Psychiatric Advance Directives Policy (Dr. Zinns)
  3. PSYCKES: An Implementation Experience (Dr. Galescu)
  4. Prevalence of Hoarding Behavior in Adult Inpatient Population and its Association with Axis I diagnoses (Dr. Basu)
  5. Analysis of PDMP Data Assessing Implementation of State Intervention on High-Risk Prescriptions (Drs. Eschenbach & Gude)
  6. Buprenorphine Tx: A Safe Alternative for Opioid Dependent Pain Patients (Dr. Cross)
  7. Patterns of Utilization of Pediatric Emergency Department for Psychiatric Emergencies (Dr. Shats, now Dr. Khan)
  8. Understanding Patterns of Inter-Partner Abuse in Male-Male, Male-Female, and Female-Female Couples (Dr. Gaman)
  9. Restraint Utilization in In-patient Settings (Dr. Frankel)
  10. Hair Cortisol Levels as a Biological Marker of Chronic Stress
  11. HPI and Diagnoses Correlation (Dr. Bodic)
  12. Readmissions and Length of Stay (Dr. Demir)
  13. Construction of the Psych-Eval Database (Dr. Bodic & Galescu)
  14. "The Selective Effects of Lithium on Oxidative Stress Parameters in Healthy Subjects" Khairova R, Pawar R, Salvadore G, Juruena MF, de Sousa RT, Soeiro-de-Souza MG, Salvador M, Zarate CA, Gattaz WF, Machado-Vieira R. Mol Med Report. 2012 Mar;5(3):680-2 (published manuscript)

Abstracts Accepted for Presentation

The following abstracts were accepted for presentation at major conferences during 2012:

  1. The Impact of Implementation of a Psychiatric Emergency Department on Restraint Utilization (Dr. Rakhmatullina)
  2. Organization-wide Processes for Implementation of Psychiatric Advance Directives Policy (Dr. Zinns)
  3. Patterns of Utilization of Pediatric Emergency Department for Psychiatric Emergencies (Dr. Shats, now Dr. Tahir Khan)
  4. Understanding Patterns of Inter-Partner Abuse in Male-Male, Male-Female, and Female-Female Couples (Dr. Gaman)
  5. Sleep Stages and Behavioral Abnormalities in Children and Adolescents (Dr. Lapidus)
  6. Hair Raising Stress: Boosted Hair Cortisol Levels in Adolescents Signify Elevated Stress during the Academic Year (Dr. Jacob)

Resident Awards

  1. Recipient of the National Institutes of Mental Health Outstanding Resident Award (2011), awarded to Dr. Rushaniya Khairova
  2. Best Resident Paper (2011), Brooklyn Psychiatric Society's Annual Resident Scientific Contest,  "A potential role for pro-inflammatory cytokines in regulating synaptic plasticity in major depressive disorder", awarded to Dr. Rushaniya Khairova
  3. Recipient of the Fellowship to attend the Workshop "Clinical Trials in Psychopharmacology" , New York, 2011 Dr. Rushaniya Khairova
  4. Best Resident Paper, Brooklyn Psychiatric Association, for his presentation on "Understanding Patterns of Inter-Partner Abuse in Male-Male, Male-Female, and Female-Female Couples." awarded to Dr. Alexandru Gaman