Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Morris B Goldman, MD

Morris B Goldman, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

My major research interest has been to identify the pathophysiology of clinical features of severe psychiatric illness. I have focused most of my career on linking the water imbalance that is found in about 25% of schizophrenic patients to structural and functional deficits in the central nervous system. Our current efforts are focused on establishing whether neuroendocrine deficits, particularly oxytocin, are responsible for increased vulnerability to psychological stress and impaired emotion ...[Read full text]My major research interest has been to identify the pathophysiology of clinical features of severe psychiatric illness. I have focused most of my career on linking the water imbalance that is found in about 25% of schizophrenic patients to structural and functional deficits in the central nervous system. Our current efforts are focused on establishing whether neuroendocrine deficits, particularly oxytocin, are responsible for increased vulnerability to psychological stress and impaired emotion recognition and social functioning in this patient population, and may be reversible with neuropeptide therapy.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Pennsylvania (1980)
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals (1984)
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry

Contact

Clinic (for patients): 312-695-5060

NMH/Onterie Building Suite 7-100
446 E Ontario
Chicago IL 60611

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