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    Andreea Seritan, MD

    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address401 Parnassus Ave, LangPorter
    San Francisco CA 94143
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      Carol Davila Institute of Medicine and PharmacyMDSchool of Medicine1992
      Baylor College of MedicinePsychiatry Residency2003
      University of California, Los AngelesGeriatric Psychiatry Fellowship2004
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      Alpha Omega Alpha 2013Member
      American Medical Women's Association 2013Exceptional Mentor Award
      American Psychiatric Association2015Distinguished Fellow
      Association for Academic Psychiatry2016Distinguished Fellow

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      Dr. Seritan is a geriatric psychiatrist and a psychodynamic therapist. In her clinical practice, she combines psychopharmacological management with psychotherapy for each patient.

      Dr. Seritan’s research focuses on understanding the psychiatric and cognitive aspects of the neurodegenerative disease, fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS). Additional scholarly interests include: student and physician wellness, faculty development, and women's mental health. Dr. Seritan is an active, enthusiastic mentor.

      Prior to joining UCSF, Dr. Seritan was with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis (2004-2015), where she also served as Associate Dean for Student Wellness (2013-2015). Dr. Seritan developed the student wellness program at UC Davis School of Medicine, which she led from 2009 to 2015.

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      1. Seritan AL, Kim K, Benjamin I, Seritan I, Hagerman RJ, et al. Risk Factors for Cognitive Impairment in Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2016 Sep 19. PMID: 27647792.
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      2. Gossett A, Sansone S, Schneider A, Johnston C, Hagerman R, Tassone F, Rivera SM, Seritan AL, Hessl D, et al. Psychiatric disorders among women with the?fragile X premutation without children affected by fragile X syndrome. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2016 Sep 12. PMID: 27615674.
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      3. Seritan A, Aminololama-Shakeri S. . A gender and sexuality curriculum for psychiatry residents. Med Sci Educ. 2016.
      4. Grigsby J, Brega AG, Bennett RE, Bourgeois JA, Seritan AL, Goodrich GK, Hagerman RJ, et al. Clinically significant psychiatric symptoms among male carriers of the fragile X premutation, with and without FXTAS, and the mediating influence of executive functioning. Clin Neuropsychol. 2016 Aug; 30(6):944-59. PMID: 27355103.
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      5. Blitzstein SM, Seritan AL, Sockalingam S, Randall M, Kablinger A, Lieff S, Azzam A, et al. From Industry to Generativity: The First 12 Years of the Association for Academic Psychiatry Master Educator Program. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Aug; 40(4):576-83. PMID: 27137766.
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      6. Stokes S, Seritan AL, Miller E. Care Seeking Patterns Among Women Who Have Experienced Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan. Violence Against Women. 2016 Jun; 22(7):817-31. PMID: 26681300.
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      7. Winarni TI, Schneider A, Ghaziuddin N, Seritan A, Hagerman RJ. Psychosis and catatonia in fragile X: Case report and literature review. Intractable Rare Dis Res. 2015 Aug; 4(3):139-46. PMID: 26361565; PMCID: PMC4561243.
      8. Seritan AL, Mehta MM. Thorny Laurels: the Impostor Phenomenon in Academic Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):418-21. PMID: 26152516.
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      9. Yang JC, Chi L, Teichholtz S, Schneider A, Nanakul R, Nowacki R, Seritan A, Reed B, DeCarli C, Iragui VJ, Kutas M, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ, Olichney JM. ERP abnormalities elicited by word repetition in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) and amnestic MCI. Neuropsychologia. 2014 Oct; 63:34-42. PMID: 25111034; PMCID: PMC4194142.
      10. Yang JC, Niu YQ, Simon C, Seritan AL, Chen L, Schneider A, Moghaddam ST, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ, Olichney JM. Memantine effects on verbal memory in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS): a double-blind brain potential study. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Nov; 39(12):2760-8. PMID: 24871547; PMCID: PMC4200486.
      11. Seritan AL, Rai G, Servis M, Pomeroy C. The office of student wellness: innovating to improve student mental health. Acad Psychiatry. 2015 Feb; 39(1):80-4. PMID: 24840666.
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      12. Prabhakar D, Balon R, Anzia JM, Gabbard GO, Lomax JW, Bandstra BS, Eisen J, Figueroa S, Theresa G, Ruble M, Seritan AL, Zisook S. Helping psychiatry residents cope with patient suicide. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Oct; 38(5):593-7. PMID: 24664605.
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      13. Seritan AL, Nguyen DV, Mu Y, Tassone F, Bourgeois JA, Schneider A, Cogswell JB, Cook KR, Leehey MA, Grigsby J, Olichney JM, Adams PE, Legg W, Zhang L, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ. Memantine for fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Clin Psychiatry. 2014 Mar; 75(3):264-71. PMID: 24345444; PMCID: PMC4296896.
      14. Besterman AD, Wilke SA, Mulligan TE, Allison SC, Hagerman R, Seritan AL, Bourgeois JA. Towards an Understanding of Neuropsychiatric Manifestations in Fragile X Premutation Carriers. Future Neurol. 2014 Mar; 9(2):227-239. PMID: 25013385.
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      15. Yang JC, Simon C, Schneider A, Seritan AL, Hamilton L, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ, Olichney JM. Abnormal semantic processing in females with fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. Genes Brain Behav. 2014 Feb; 13(2):152-62. PMID: 24299169; PMCID: PMC3905835.
      16. Yang JC, Simon C, Niu YQ, Bogost M, Schneider A, Tassone F, Seritan A, Grigsby J, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ, Olichney JM. Phenotypes of hypofrontality in older female fragile X premutation carriers. Ann Neurol. 2013 Aug; 74(2):275-83. PMID: 23686745; PMCID: PMC3906211.
      17. Seritan AL, Bourgeois JA, Schneider A, Mu Y, Hagerman RJ, Nguyen DV. Ages of Onset of Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Fragile X Premutation Carriers. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2013 Feb; 9(1):65-71. PMID: 25844075.
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      18. Seritan A, Cogswell J, Grigsby J. COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION IN FMR1 PREMUTATION CARRIERS. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2013 Feb; 9(1):78-84. PMID: 25620901.
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      19. Iosif AM, Sciolla AF, Brahmbhatt K, Seritan AL. Caregiver Burden in Fragile X Families. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2013 Feb 1; 9(1). PMID: 24348279.
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      20. Obadia RW, Iosif AM, Seritan AL. Postpartum Depression in Women with the FMR1 Premutation. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2013; 9(1):72-77. PMID: 25620900.
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      21. Seritan AL, Ortigas M, Seritan S, Bourgeois JA, Hagerman RJ. PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH FXTAS. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2013; 9(1):59-64. PMID: 25620899.
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      22. Schneider A, Seritan A, Tassone F, Rivera SM, Hagerman R, Hessl D. Psychiatric features in high-functioning adult brothers with fragile x spectrum disorders. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2013; 15(2). PMID: 23930232; PMCID: PMC3733525.
      23. Yang JC, Chan SH, Khan S, Schneider A, Nanakul R, Teichholtz S, Niu YQ, Seritan A, Tassone F, Grigsby J, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ, Olichney JM. Neural substrates of executive dysfunction in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS): a brain potential study. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Nov; 23(11):2657-66. PMID: 22918986; PMCID: PMC3792740.
      24. Tassone F, Greco CM, Hunsaker MR, Seritan AL, Berman RF, Gane LW, Jacquemont S, Basuta K, Jin LW, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ. Neuropathological, clinical and molecular pathology in female fragile X premutation carriers with and without FXTAS. Genes Brain Behav. 2012 Jul; 11(5):577-85. PMID: 22463693; PMCID: PMC3965773.
      25. Seritan A, Hunt J, Shy A, Rea M, Worley L. The state of medical student wellness: a call for culture change. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Jan 1; 36(1):7-10. PMID: 22362429.
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      26. Zhang L, Sukharev D, Schneider A, Olichney JM, Seritan A, Hagerman RJ. Case report: Dystonia in a fragile X carrier. Mov Disord. 2014 Jun; 29(7):E4-5. PMID: 21469199; PMCID: PMC3136610.
      27. Gane LW, Iosif AM, Flynn-Wilson L, Venturino M, Hagerman RJ, Seritan AL. Assessment of patient and caregiver needs in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome by utilizing Q-sort methodology. Aging Ment Health. 2010 Nov; 14(8):1000-7. PMID: 21069606; PMCID: PMC3189491.
      28. Chadha-Hooks PL, Hui Park J, Hilty DM, Seritan AL. Postpartum depression: an original survey of screening practices within a healthcare system. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2010 Sep; 31(3):199-205. PMID: 20482291.
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      29. Bourgeois JA, Seritan AL, Casillas EM, Hessl D, Schneider A, Yang Y, Kaur I, Cogswell JB, Nguyen DV, Hagerman RJ. Lifetime prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in fragile X premutation carriers. J Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Feb; 72(2):175-82. PMID: 20816038; PMCID: PMC4038118.
      30. Jibson MD, Hilty DM, Arlinghaus K, Ball VL, McCarthy T, Seritan AL, Servis ME. Clinician-educator tracks for residents: three pilot programs. Acad Psychiatry. 2010 Jul-Aug; 34(4):269-76. PMID: 20576984.
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      31. Olichney JM, Chan S, Wong LM, Schneider A, Seritan A, Niese A, Yang JC, Laird K, Teichholtz S, Khan S, Tassone F, Hagerman R. Abnormal N400 word repetition effects in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. Brain. 2010 May; 133(Pt 5):1438-50. PMID: 20410144; PMCID: PMC2859155.
      32. Seritan AL, Iosif AM, Hyvonen S, Lan MF, Boyum K, Hilty D. Gender differences in faculty development: a faculty needs survey. Acad Psychiatry. 2010 Mar-Apr; 34(2):136-40. PMID: 20224026.
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      33. Seritan AL, Iosif AM, Park JH, DeatherageHand D, Sweet RL, Gold EB. Self-reported anxiety, depressive, and vasomotor symptoms: a study of perimenopausal women presenting to a specialized midlife assessment center. Menopause. 2010 Mar; 17(2):410-5. PMID: 20216277.
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      34. Seritan AL, Schneider A, Olichney JM, Leehey MA, Akins RS, Hagerman RJ. Conversion disorder in women with the FMR1 premutation. Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Nov; 149A(11):2501-6. PMID: 19842197; PMCID: PMC2783547.
      35. Seritan AL, Nguyen DV, Farias ST, Hinton L, Grigsby J, Bourgeois JA, Hagerman RJ. Dementia in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS): comparison with Alzheimer's disease. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2008 Oct 5; 147B(7):1138-44. PMID: 18384046; PMCID: PMC2898561.
      36. Seritan AL, Fishman SM. Gender stereotypes in pain diagnosis. Virtual Mentor. 2008; 10(7):434-8. PMID: 23212084.
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      37. Hagerman RJ, Hall DA, Coffey S, Leehey M, Bourgeois J, Gould J, Zhang L, Seritan A, Berry-Kravis E, Olichney J, Miller JW, Fong AL, Carpenter R, Bodine C, Gane LW, Rainin E, Hagerman H, Hagerman PJ. Treatment of fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) and related neurological problems. Clin Interv Aging. 2008; 3(2):251-62. PMID: 18686748; PMCID: PMC2546470.
      38. Seritan AL, Bhangoo R, Garma S, Dubé J, Park JH, Hales R. Society for women in academic psychiatry: a peer mentoring approach. Acad Psychiatry. 2007 Sep-Oct; 31(5):363-6. PMID: 17875620.
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      39. Seritan AL, Gabbard GO, Benjamin L. War and peace: psychotherapy with a holocaust survivor. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Oct; 163(10):1705-9. PMID: 17012677.
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      40. Seritan AL. Of rose gardens and forced terminations. Acad Psychiatry. 2005; 29(1):29-32. PMID: 15772401.
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      41. Seritan AL, Mendez MF, Silverman DH, Hurley RA, Taber KH. Functional imaging as a window to dementia: corticobasal degeneration. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2004; 16(4):393-9. PMID: 15616165.
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      42. Black DN, Seritan AL, Taber KH, Hurley RA. Conversion hysteria: lessons from functional imaging. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2004; 16(3):245-51. PMID: 15377731.
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