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Benjamin Tolchin

MD, MS, FAAN (Neurology), FAES
Associate Professor of Neurology

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Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS, FAAN (Neurology), FAES

Research Summary

Dr. Tolchin's current research focuses on interventions to improve access, adherence, and outcomes in psychotherapeutic treatment of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES). These include behavioral interventions such as motivational interviewing and dialectical behavioral therapy, as well as technological interventions such as automated psychotherapy software.

Other research interests include functional neurological disorders, treatment adherence and outcomes in epilepsy, implementation science, telemedicine/teleneurology/teletherapy, ICU EEG, the diagnostic yield of EEG, bioethics, neuroepidemiology, and psychiatric epidemiology.


Research Interests

Bioethics; Conversion Disorder; Epilepsy; Quality of Health Care; Quality of Life; Regression Analysis; Telemedicine; Biostatistics; Motivational Interviewing

Public Health Interests

Behavioral Health; Bioethics; Ethics; Health Care Management; Mental Health; e-Health

Selected Publications