Neurology, Psychiatry Grand RoundsEvent Details: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., October 02, Schwitalla Hall
The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will present a combined Grand Rounds on from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in Lecture Hall 3 of Schwitalla Hall. Alan Felthous, M.D., will present "Anti-Impulsive Aggressive Agent for the Treatment of Impulsive Aggression."
Felthous is professor and director of forensic psychiatry in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry. He has long had an interest in clinical aggression and psychopathy, having conducted research on aggression doing residency at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, during active duty in the Navy at Oak Knoll Regional Medical Center and in private practice at the Menninger Foundation.
Research and writings on the pharmacotherapy of impulsive aggression began at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he participated in the FDA Funded Galveston Anger Management Project and several drug trials in prison studies with Ernest Barratt heading the interdisciplinary treatment team. Research on impulsive aggression was pursued at Chester Mental Health Center and Southern Illinois University.
Felthous has written numerous journal articles and book chapters and lectures internationally on topics in forensic impulsive and premeditated aggression, pharmacotherapy of aggression. He is author of the book The Psychotherapist Duty to Warn or Protect, senior editor of Behavioral Sciences and the Law and co-editor of The International Handbook of Psychopathic Disorders and the Law.