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Amir Garakani, MD, DFAPA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry; Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Amir Garakani, MD, DFAPA

Mailing Address

  • Greenwich Hospital

    5 Perryridge Road

    Greenwich, CT 06830

    United States

Coauthors

Research Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Depressive Disorder; Forensic Psychiatry; Personality Disorders; Psychopharmacology; Panic Disorder; Substance-Related Disorders

Selected Publications

  • Forensic PsychiatryAppel, J.M., Garakani, A., Kunz, M. Forensic Psychiatry. In Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Psychiatry,ed. W.K. Goodman, A.B. Simon, A. New, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK, 2017, pp. 368-372.
  • Sleep-Wake DisordersShenoy, A., Fischer, R., Garakani, A. Sleep-Wake Disorders. In Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Psychiatry,ed. W.K. Goodman, A.B. Simon, A. New, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK, 2017, pp. 207-216.
  • Schizotypal Personality DisorderGarakani, A., Siever, L.J. Schizotypal Personality Disorder. In The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology, 1st Edition, eds. R.L. Cautin, S.O. Lilienfeld, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Malden, Oxford, UK, 2015, pp. 1–7.
  • Neurobiology of Anxiety DisordersAmiel, J,M,, Mathew, S,J,, Garakani, A,, Neumeister, A,, Charney, D,S. Neurobiology of Anxiety Disorders. In American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology, 4th edition, eds. A.F. Schatzberg, C.B. Nemeroff. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Washington, D.C., 2009. pp. 965–985.
  • Anxiety Disorders: Neurochemical AspectsGarakani, A., Neumeister, A., Bonne, O., Charney, D.S. Anxiety Disorders: Neurochemical Aspects. In Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 9th edition, eds. B.J. Sadock, V.A. Sadock, P. Ruiz, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2009, pp. 1871–1881.
  • The Neurobiology of Anxiety DisordersGarakani A, Murrough J, Charney DS, Bremner, JD. The neurobiology of anxiety disorders. In Neurobiology of Mental Illness. 3rd edition, eds. D.S. Charney, E.J. Nestler EJ. Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY, 2008. pp. 605–628.