Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Karl Rickels

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Karl Rickels

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

Contact information
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
Education:
Abitur
Berlin-Lichtenberg, 1942.
M.D.
Muenster University, Germany , 1951.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Internal Medicine, Microbiology, Radiology, Dortmund Hospital, Germany , 1951-1952.
Serology, Microbiology, Anatomical Pathology, Universities of Erlangen and Frankfurt, City Hospital of Kassel, West Germany, 1952-1954.
Psychiatric Resident, Mental Health Institute, Cherokee, Iowa, 1954-1955.
Psychiatric Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1955-1957.
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Selected Publications

Baenninger A, Costa e Silva JA, Hindmarch I, Moeller H-J, Rickels K: Good Chemistry: The Life and Legacy of Valium Inventor Leo Sternbach. New York, NY: McGaw-Hill, 2004.

Freeman EW, Rickels K, Sondheimer SJ, Polansky M, Xiao S: Continuous or Intermittent Dosing with Sertraline for Patients with Severe Premenstrual Syndrome or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. Am J Psychiatry 16(12): 343-351, 2003.

Rynn M, Garcia-Espana F, Greenblatt DJ, Mandos LA, Schweizer E, Rickels K: Imipramine and buspirone in patients with panic disorder who are discontinuing long-term benzodiazepine therapy. J Clin Psychopharmacology 23(5): 505-508, 2003.

Rickels K, Zaninelli R, McCafferty J, Bellew J, Iyengar M, Sheehan David: Paroxetine Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study. Am J Psychiatry 160: 749-756, 2003.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Symptomatology, Pathogenesis and Management. Nutt D, Rickels K, Stein DJ (eds.). Martin Dunitz, London, 2002.

Rickels K, Rynn M: Pharmacotherapy of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. J Clin Psychiatry 63(14): 9-16, 2002.

Freeman EW, Frye CA, Rickels K, Martin PAG, Smith SS: Allopregnanolone Levels and Symptom Improvement in Severe Premenstrual Syndrome. J Clin Psychopharmacology 22(5): 516-520, 2002.

Moeller, HJ and Rickels, K: Rational and Appropriate Prescribing of the Benzodiazepines. Aberdeenshire, The Media Partnership, 2001.

Rynn MA, Siqueland L, Rickels K: Placebo-Controlled Trial of Sertraline in the Treatment of Children with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Am J Psychiatry 158(12): 2008-2014, 2001.

Freeman EW, Rickels K, Yonkers KA, Kunz NR, McPherson MK, Upton GV: Venlafaxine in the Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. Obstet & Gynecol 98(5): 737-744, 2001.

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