Deepak Cyril D'Souza MBBS, MD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director Schizophrenia Research Program VACHS; Director, Neurobiological Studies Unit, VACHS; Director, VA-CMHC Schizophrenia Research Clinic

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchPsychiatry: Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit; Schizophrenia Research Clinic; Yale Global Mental Health Program

Research Interests

Schizophrenia; Psychosis; Cognition; Psychopharmacology; Treatment; Glutamate; Cannabinoids; Substance Abuse

Clinical Interests

Schizophrenia Psychotic Disorders Treatment Substance and Alcohol Abuse Dual Diagnosis Cannabinoids


  • M.B.B.S., St. John's Medical College, India , 1986
  • M.D., SUNY at Brooklyn , 1992

Selected Publication

  • D'Souza DC, Perry E, MacDougall L, et al. The psychotomimetic effects of intravenous delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in healthy individuals: implications for psychosis. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2004;29(8):1558-1572.
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