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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

David J. Knesper, M.D. (Emeritus)

Contact Information

Phone: (734) 936-5874
Fax: (734) 936-6880
Email: dknesper@umich.edu

Primary Programs/Services:
Hospital and Community Services

Education:

  • University of Michigan: 1971 - 1974
  • Northwestern University: 1966 - 1971
  • Purdue University: 1962 - 1966

Clinical Interest:

  • Psychiatric problems of people who are medically ill
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Depression and related psychiatric disorders
  • Psychosomatic medicine

Research Interest:

  • Drug-drug interactions
  • Psychopharmacology and clinical drug trials
  • Immune system and mood disorders
  • Brain-behavior relationships

Academic Appointment:

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Medical School

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Knesper DJ, Riba M, Schwenk T (Eds). Primary Care Psychiatry. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1997.
  • Knesper DJ. Depressed and Six Months to Live: Time Enough for the Aggressive Use of Antidepressants! Primary Care and Cancer. To be published.
  • Knesper DJ. Can Major Depression be Diagnosed and Treated in Twenty Minutes or Less? If so, How? International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 1998; 27:334-335.
  • Knesper DJ, Cameron OC, Guthrie SK, Mellow AM. Essential Psychopharmacology Skills and Tools. In Knesper DJ, Riba M, Schwenk T (Eds). Primary Care Psychiatry. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1997.