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Don De Francisco, MD, Psychiatry, Newport Beach, CA

DonF.De FranciscoMDPhD

Psychiatry Newport Beach, CA

Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Psychosomatic Medicine, Integrative Psychiatry

Psychoanalyst and Researcher

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Education & Training

  • Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute
    Southern California Psychoanalytic InstitutePhD, 1979 - 1984
  • Orange County Medical Center
    Orange County Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1971 - 1974
  • Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital
    Alameda Health System-Highland HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1970 - 1971
  • University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
    University of California, Irvine, School of MedicineClass of 1970
  • San Jose State University
    San Jose State UniversityBS, Chemistry, 1962 - 1966

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1971 - 2023
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • “Nefazodone in the Treatment of Elderly Patients with Depression"  
    Wilcox, C.S.; Linden, R.D.; D’Amico, M.F.; De Francisco, D.F.; Morrissey, J.L. and Heiser, J.F., Today’s Therapeutic Trends, 1/1/2002
  • “Computerized Content Analysis of Some Adolescent Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte: A Test of the Validity of the Method"  
    Gottschalk, L.; De Francisco, D.; Bechtel, R., Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases, 1/1/2002
  • “In the Long Run, We Are All Dead,” Response to an Article by Jack Kevorkian, Solve the Organ Shortage: Let the Bidding Begin  
    De Francisco, Don, American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 1/1/2001
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • “Placebo Response in Depression Studies: Do Previously Reported Predictors Have any Utility?”
    Wilcox, C.S.; Cho, F.E.; Heiser, J.F.; Morrissey, J.L.; Katz, B.B.; Grosz, D.E.; and De Francisco, D.F., 39th Annual N.C.D.E.U. Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, 6/2/1999
  • “Patients' Motivations as Potential Predictors of Placebo Response: Yesterday and Today.”
    Wilcox, C.S.; Morrissey, J.; Heiser, J.F.; Katz, B.B.; Cho, F.; Grosz, D.; Linden, R.D.; and De Francisco, D.F., 37th Annual Meeting, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Loas Croabas, Puerto Rico, 12/14/1998
  • “Protocol Design and Predictors of Placebo Response: Studies with Antidepressants and Anxiolytics"
    Wilcox, C.S.; Morrissey, J.L.; Heiser, J.F.; Katz, B.B.; Schneider, A.L.; Bacon, P.F. and De Francisco, D. F., 36th Annual Meeting, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Kamuela, HI, 12/10/1997
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