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Avak Howsepian, MD, PhD, MA

Title(s)Professor, Dean'S Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    1. Cretella MA, Rosik CH, Howsepian AA. Sex and gender are distinct variables critical to health: Comment on Hyde, Bigler, Joel, Tate, and van Anders (2019). Am Psychol. 2019 Oct; 74(7):842-844. PMID: 31580112.
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    2. Howsepian AA. Mental illness and firearm violence. JAMA. 2011 Sep 07; 306(9):930; author reply 931. PMID: 21900131.
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    3. Howsepian AA. On describing "seizure length" in electroconvulsive therapy. J ECT. 2011 Mar; 27(1):93-4; author reply 94. PMID: 21336054.
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    4. Howsepian AA. Controversies about brain death. JAMA. 2009 Jul 22; 302(4):381; author reply 381-2. PMID: 19622813.
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    5. Howsepian AA. Four queries concerning the metaphysics of early human embryogenesis. J Med Philos. 2008 Apr; 33(2):140-57. PMID: 18480498.
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    6. Howsepian AA. The DSM-IV-TR 'Glossary of Technical Terms': a reappraisal. Psychopathology. 2008; 41(1):28-34. PMID: 17952018.
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    7. Howsepian AA. Treating homosexuality: a response to Yarhouse. Christ Bioeth. 2004; 10(2-3):259-67. PMID: 15764099.
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    8. Howsepian AA. Sexual modification therapies: ethical controversies, philosophical disputes, and theological reflections. Christ Bioeth. 2004; 10(2-3):117-35. PMID: 15764091.
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    9. Howsepian AA. Toward a general theory of persons. Christ Bioeth. 2000 Apr; 6(1):15-35. PMID: 12166488.
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    10. Howsepian AA. In defense of whole-brain definitions of death. Linacre Q. 1998 Nov; 65(4):39-61. PMID: 12199254.
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    11. Howsepian AA. Palliative options at the end of life. JAMA. 1998 Apr 08; 279(14):1066; author reply 1066-7. PMID: 9546559.
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    12. Howsepian AA. Invoking natural law. Hastings Cent Rep. 1998 Mar-Apr; 28(2):4. PMID: 9589286.
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    13. Howsepian AA. Post-traumatic stress disorder following needle-stick contaminated with suspected HIV-positive blood. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1998 Mar; 20(2):123-4. PMID: 9582599.
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    14. Khan AU, Chang FL, Howsepian A. Central pontine myelinolysis related to lithium toxicity. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1997 Mar; 19(2):150-2. PMID: 9097071.
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    15. Howsepian AA. Lockwood on human identity and the primitive streak. J Med Ethics. 1997 Feb; 23(1):38-41. PMID: 9055161.
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    16. Howsepian AA. Comments to "the evolution of the serotonin-dopamine antagonist concept". J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1996 Feb; 16(1):99. PMID: 8834439.
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    17. Howsepian AA. Military position on homosexuality. Am J Psychiatry. 1996 Feb; 153(2):296-7. PMID: 8561223.
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    18. Howsepian AA. The 1994 Multi-Society Task Force consensus statement on the Persistent Vegetative State: a critical analysis. Issues Law Med. 1996; 12(1):3-29. PMID: 8764530.
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    19. Howsepian AA. Tardive pain. Neurology. 1995 Nov; 45(11):2113; author reply 2114. PMID: 7501173.
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    20. Howsepian AA. Refusing lifesaving treatment. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Oct; 152(10):1532-3. PMID: 7573601.
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    21. Howsepian AA. The family physician and adolescent homosexuality. Am Fam Physician. 1994 Apr; 49(5):1065; author reply 1066, 1069. PMID: 8154395.
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    22. Howsepian AA. Who or what are we? Rev Metaphys. 1992 Mar; 45(3):483-502. PMID: 11652056.
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    23. Howsepian AA. Drug treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders. Semin Neurol. 1987 Dec; 7(4):382. PMID: 2902676.
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