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Houston Putman III, MD, Psychiatry, Austin, TX

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Psychiatry Austin, TX


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Education & Training

  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical University of South CarolinaResidency, Psychiatry, 1982 - 1986
  • University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
    University of Texas Medical Branch School of MedicineClass of 1982
  • Austin College
    Austin CollegeB.A., Biology, 1974 - 1978

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1983 - 2025
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Psychiatrists, 2023
  • Distinguished Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association, 2017
  • Distinguished Fellow American Psychiatric Association, 2003
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Depressive Symptoms and Intellectual Functioning in Anxiety Patients Treated with Clorazepate  
    Fabre LF, Putman HP, J CL Psychiatry, 1/1/1988
  • A Fixed Dose Clinical Trial of Fluoxetine in Outpatients with Major Depression  
    Fabre LF, Putman HP, J CL Psychiatry, 1/1/1987
  • Ascending Single-Dose Tolerance Study of WY-45,030, A Bicyclic Anti-Depressant, In Healthy Men  
    Fabre LF, Putman HP, Current Therapeutic Research, 1/1/1987
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Rational Psychopharmacology: Supplements, Somatic Treatments 
    UT McGovern Psychiatry Residents - 11/18/2020
  • Rational Psychopharmacology: Adverse Events 
    UT McGovern Psychiatry Residents - 10/21/2020
  • Introduction to Rational Psychopharmacology 
    UT McGovern Psychiatry Residents - 8/19/2020

Authored Content

  • Participation in Public Discourse over Controversial IssuesMay 2023
  • VIEWPOINTS: The Rewards of Thinking Like a GeneralistMarch 2023
  • VIEWPOINTS: Outcome Data Trump Theory in Clinical PracticeSeptember 2022
  • The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis ExploredMay 2022
  • FIRST PERSON: Rational Prescribing Is Caring PsychopharmacologyJanuary 2022
  • FIRST PERSON: Supportive Psychotherapy: Ugly Duckling of Psychiatric PracticeNovember 2020
  • FROM THE EXPERTS: Algorithms in Practice: Habitual Application of Defined Steps to Improve CareNovember 2020
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  • Chair, Continuing Education, American College of Psychiatrists 2020 - 2022

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