Dr. Charles Marmar is a psychologist practicing in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Marmar specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Marmar evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Marmar because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.
Education and Training
Univ Of Manitoba- Fac Of Med- Winnipeg- Man- Canada 1970
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Sleep patterns of sheltered battered women.
- Sensory gating in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder: reduced auditory P50 suppression in combat veterans.
- Interpersonal and cultural issues involving crews and ground personnel during Shuttle/Mir space missions.
- Posttraumatic stress disorder, trauma exposure, and the current health of Canadian bus drivers.
- Crewmember and ground personnel interactions over time during Shuttle/Mir space missions.
- Effects of gender and ethnicity on duty-related posttraumatic stress symptoms among urban police officers.
- The Peritraumatic Distress Inventory: a proposed measure of PTSD criterion A2.
- Fluvoxamine and sleep disturbances in posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Human interactions in space: results from Shuttle/Mir.
- Social and cultural issues during Shuttle/Mir space missions.
- Asthenia--does it exist in space?
- Decreased hippocampal N-acetylaspartate in the absence of atrophy in posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Human interactions during Shuttle/Mir space missions.
- Psychosocial issues in space: results from Shuttle/Mir.
- Critical incident exposure and sleep quality in police officers.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Professor of Psychiatry Lucius N. Littauer -
- Director of the Center for the Study of Alcohol Use Disorder and Traumatic Stress -
- Chair of the Department of Psychiatry NYU Grossman School of Medicine -
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
- American Psychiatric Association
- New York Academy of Medicine
- University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals Psychiatry 1976
- University of California - San Francisco Psychiatry 1978
- Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute Psychiatry 1978
- University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals (1976)
- Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute (1978)
Professional Society Memberships
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, American Psychiatric Association, New York Academy of Medicine
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Charles R. Marmar, who serves patients in New York, New York.
Deeply committed to his field, Dr. Marmar is a renowned psychiatrist and researcher who specializes in post-traumatic stress disorder. He is a part of the team of specialists at NYU Langone Psychiatry Associates in New York, New York.
NYU Langone Psychiatry Associates care for adults who are coping with mental health disorders and emotional challenges. The caring and empathetic team of licensed psychiatrists and psychologists offers the most up-to-date and scientifically proven treatments for many conditions, including: addiction, anxiety, insomnia, manic depression (also known as bipolar disorder), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and schizophrenia.
The Founder of Steven A. Cohen Military Family Center at NYU Langone Health, Dr. Marmar treats veterans, including those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, who have combat-related conditions. Internationally recognized for his expertise in post-traumatic stress, he also works with refugees and earthquake survivors.
“My research has led to breakthroughs in our understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through the study of police officers, soldiers in combat, veterans, and civilians who have been exposed to sudden, usually life-threatening events. By mapping out circuits of the brain, researchers in our Department of Psychiatry are also making advances in how we diagnose, treat, and prevent conditions like schizophrenia, addiction, depression, dementia, and traumatic brain injury” stated the doctor.
Among his other positions, Dr. Marmar is Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the Center for the Study of Alcohol Use Disorder and Traumatic Stress & Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
“At NYU Langone, we not only have expertise in treating mental health conditions, but our clinicians also have compassion and a commitment to patients that go far beyond simply providing quality care. I take the time to listen to what my patients are feeling. From so many years of supporting people dealing with mental illness, I understand and empathize with the pain they’re going through. I am deeply committed to developing a trusting relationship to help patients recover their sense of effectiveness and hope for the future” he noted.
In regards to his educational background, Dr. Marmar obtained his medical degree from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine in 1970. He then went on to perform his residency in psychiatry at the University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals in 1976, his residency in psychiatry at the University of California – San Francisco in 1978, and his fellowship in psychiatry at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute in 1978.
“My father was a general surgeon, and I was always very interested in his work. While participating in an elective in cardiothoracic surgery as a medical student, I interacted with many people who were facing life-threatening illnesses. This stimulated my interest in psychiatry, and specifically in traumatic stress” expressed Dr. Marmar.
A national expert in post-traumatic stress disorder, he is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.
Holding membership status with a number of professional organizations, Dr. Marmar is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the American Psychiatric Association, and the New York Academy of Medicine.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.
An award-winning teacher and researcher, Dr. Marmar is currently the principal investigator of numerous PTSD-related grants funded by the Department of Defense and private philanthropic organizations. He conducts studies in psychopharmacology, psychopathology, psychobiology, quality of care, psychotherapy treatment and phenomenology of PTSD. He has served as president of several international societies, has published extensively, and is on the editorial board of several publications.
He has served on multiple committees and scientific advisory groups at the national level for both the VA and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and as counsel to the VA Medical Centers, fire departments, disaster response teams and police departments, including the NYPD.
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