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Karl Rickels,

Karl Rickels

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Stuart and Emily B.H. Mudd Professor of Behavior and Reproduction in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

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University of Pennsylvania
Department of Psychiatry
Mood and Anxiety Disoders Treatment and Research Program
3535 Market Street, Suite 670
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-6417
Fax: (215) 746-6551
Berlin-Lichtenberg, 1942.
Muenster University, Germany , 1951.
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Selected Publications

Teff KL, Rickels K, Alshehabi E, Rickels MR: Metabolic impairments precede changes in hunger and food intake following short-term administration of second-generation antipsychotics. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 35(5): 579 - 582, 2015.

Rickels K, Etemad B, Rynn MA, Lohoff FW, Mandos LA, Gallop R: Remission of generalized anxiety disorder after 6 months of open-label treatment with venlafaxine XR. Pschotherapy and Psychosomatics 82: 363 - 371, 2013.

Teff KL, Rickels MR, Grudziak J, Fuller C, Nguyen H-L, Rickels K: Antipsychotic-induced insulin resistance and post prandial hormonal dysregulation independent of weight gain or psychiatric disease. Diabetes 62: 3232 - 3240, 2013.

Lohoff FW, Aquino TD, Narasimhan S, Multani PK, Etemad B, Rickels K: Serotonin receptor 2A (HTR2A) gene polymorphism predicts treatment response to venlafaxine XR in generalized anxiety disorder. Pharmacogenomics Journal October 2011.

Rickels K: A serendipitous life: From German POW to American psychiatrist. Notting Hill Press 2011.

Rickels K, Montgomery SA, Tourian KA, Guelfi JD, Pitrosky B, Padmanabhan SK, Germain JM, Leurent C, Brisard C. : Desvenlafaxine for the prevention of relapse in major depressive disorder: results of a randomized trial. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 30(1): 18-24, February 2010.

Rickels K, Etemad B, Khalid-Khan S, Lohoff FW, Rynn MA, Gallop RJ: Time to relapse after 6 and 12 months' treatment of generalized anxiety disorder with venlafaxine extended release. Archives of General Psychiatry 67(12): 1274 - 1281, 2010.

Freeman EW. Rickels K. Sammel MD. Lin H. Sondheimer SJ. : Time to relapse after short- or long-term treatment of severe premenstrual syndrome with sertraline. Archives of General Psychiatry 66(5): 537 - 544, May 2009.

Rickels K. Athanasiou M. Robinson DS. Gibertini M. Whalen H. Reed CR: Evidence for efficacy and tolerability of vilazodone in the treatment of major depressive disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 70(3): 326-333, March 2009.

Rickels K. Garcia-Espana F. Mandos LA. Case GW. : Physician Withdrawal Checklist (PWC-20) Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 28(4): 447-51, August 2008.

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