Sunday, October 16, 2011
A Bit More About Dr. Goodman
Dr. Jory Goodman first identified The Neurosomatic Syndrome in 1997, a result of years of clinical investigation and research. The Neurosomatic Syndrome link above, introduces the dangers of the overuse, addiction, and withdrawal of the SSRIs. Dr. Jory F. Goodman is a practicing Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, and Psychopharmacologist with more than twenty years of clinical experience.
He recieved his B.A. degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and his M.D. degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California.
His internship and residency in Psychiatry were completed at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, also in Los Angeles. Dr. Goodman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.
An independent practitioner, Dr. Goodman's expertise has been acknowledged for many years. He has been willing to stand up and speak out against the politically correct conventional wisdom when he has found it to be bad science and bad medicine.
Dr. Goodman's experience has included extensive work in the area of Medical Psychiatry, treating patients with complex medical illnesses as well as neuropsychiatric problems. He developed and opened the first two Psych-Med units in Los Angeles, hospital programs for medically compromised psychiatric patients. In addition he has developed and implemented comprehensive psychiatric and chemical dependency programs on both coasts. His extensive work with medically complex psychiatric patients, many of whom were labeled "Psychosomatic, Psychophysiologic, Functional or just plain Hypochondriacs whose problems were "All in their heads", helped lead Dr. Goodman to his understanding of Neurosomatics.