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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: George C. Curtis, M.Sc., M.D. (Emeritus)

George C. Curtis, M.Sc., M.D. (Emeritus)

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  • McGill University: M.Sc.
  • Vanderbilt University: M.D.

Clinical Interest:

  • Anxiety Disorders

Research Interest:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotherapy

Academic Appointment:

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Lee, Y-J., Curtis, G.C., Weg, J.G., Abelson, J.L., Modell, J.G., Campbell, K.M.: Panic Attacks Induced by Doxapram. Biological Psychiatry. 33:295-297, 1993.
  • Curtis, G.C., Abelson, J.L., Gold, P.W.: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone and Cortisol Responses to Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone: Changes in Panic Disorder and Effects of Alprazolam Treatment. Biological Psychiatry , 41:76-85, 1997.
  • Abelson, J.L., Nesse, R.M., Weg, J.G., Curtis, G.C.: Respiratory Psychophysiology and Anxiety: Cognitive Intervention in the Doxapram Model of Panic. Psychosomatic Medicine, 58:302-313, 1996.
  • Himle J, Abelson JL, Haghightgou H,Hill EM, Nesse RM, Curtis GC:Effect of Alcohol on Social Phobic Anxiety. Am J Psychiatry 1999; 156:1237-1243.