FREDRIC SCHIFFER, M.D.



HOME OF TWO MINDS

Original Reports:

  1.Schiffer F, Hartley LH, Schulman CL, Abelmann WH. The quiz electrocardiogram: A new diagnostic and research technique for evaluating the relation between emotional stress and ischemic heart disease. Am J Cardiology 1976;37:41-47.

 2.Schiffer F, Hartley LH, Schulman CL, Abelmann WH. Evidence for emotionally induced coronary artery spasm in patients with angina pectoris. British Heart J 1980;44:62-66.

 3.Schiffer F. Psychotherapy of 9 Successfully Treated Cocaine Abusers:Techniques and Dynamics.J Substance Abuse Treatment 1988;5:131-137.

 4. Schiffer F, Teicher MH, Papanicolaou AC. Evoked potential evidence for right brain activity during the recall of traumatic memories. J Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 1995;7:169-175.  [Full text without figures]

 5. Schiffer F: Affect changes observed with right versus left lateral visual field stimulation in psychotherapy patients: possible physiological, psychological, and therapeutic implications. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 1997;38:289-295   [ Full text ]

 6. Schiffer F, Zaidel E, Bogen J, Chasan-Taber S: Different psychological status in the two hemispheres of two split-brain patients. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology 1998;11:151-156  [Full text without figures ]

 7. Schiffer F, Anderson CM, Teicher MH: EEG, Bilateral Ear Temperature, and Affect Changes Induced by Lateral Visual Field Stimulation. Comprhensive Psychiatry;1999;40:221-225  [ Full text without figures]
 
 

Proceedings of Meetings:

 8.Schiffer F. Approaches toward the evaluation of cardiovascular risks from  chronic emotional stress.  Transactions of the Association of Life Insurance Company Medical Directors of America 1977;61:73-85.
 
 

Reviews and Educationally Relevant Publications

 9. Teicher MH, Glod CA, Schiffer F, Gelbard HA. Early abuse, limbic system dysfunction, and borderline personality disorder. In: Silk K, ed. Neurobiology of Borderline Personality Disorder. Washington: American Psychiatric Association Press, 1994:177-207

10. Teicher MH, Ito Y, Glod CA, Schiffer F, Gelbard HA. Neurophysiological mechanisms of stress response in children. In: Pfeffer CR, ed. Severe Stress and Mental Disturbance in Children. Washington: American Psychiatric Association Press, 1996:59-84.

11. Schiffer F. Cognitive activity of the right hemisphere: Possible contributions to psychological function. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 1996;4:126-38. [Full text]

12. Schiffer F.  Can the different cerebral hemispheres have distinct personalities?  Evidence and its implications for theory and treatment of PTSD and other disorders.  Journal of Trauma and Dissociation 2000;1:83-104.  [Full text]

13. Schiffer F, Stinchfield Z, Pascual-Leone A.  Prediction of clinical response to transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression by baseline lateral visual-field stimlation. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology 2002;15:18-27 [Full Text]

Abstracts

14.Schiffer F, Hartley LH, Schulman CL, Abelmann WH. The quiz ecg: A new method for evaluating the relation between emotional stress and ischemic heart disease.  Circulation 1975;52: Suppl. II:II-109.

15. Teicher MH, Ito Y, Glod CA, Schiffer F, Ackerman E. Possible effect of early abuse on human brain development, as assessed by EEG coherence. American college of Neuropsychopharmacology, 1994;33:52

16. Schiffer F, Anderson CM, Teicher MH: EEG evidence of hemispheric activation with contralateral visual field stimulation. American Psychiatric Association New Research Program and Abstracts 1997;218

17. Schiffer F, Anderson CM, Renshaw PF, Mass LC, Teicher MH: Baseline asymmetry in temporal lobe blood flow by fMRI correlates with EEG and Affect responses to lateral visual field stimulation. American Psychiatric Association New Research Program and Abstracts 1998;175

Books

18. Schiffer F: Of Two Minds: The Revolutionary Science of Dual-Brain Psychology. The Free Press, New York, 1998