Leventhal, Bennett (L.)

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LEVENTHAL, Bennett (L.)

LEVENTHAL, Bennett (L.). American, b. 1949. Genres: Psychology, Medicine/Health, Psychiatry. Career: Certified in psychiatry and child psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Charity Hospital at New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, house officer, 1974; Duke University, Durham, NC, resident in general psychiatry, 1974-78, senior fellow in pediatric psychiatry, 1976-77, chief fellow of division of child psychiatry, 1976-77, chief resident in psychiatry, 1977-78, clinical associate of medical center, 1978-80; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1978-85, associate professor, 1985-90, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics and adjunct professor of psychology and biopsychology, 1990-, John Dewey Lecturer, 1982, associate chairman of department, 1985-, director of child psychiatry clinic, 1978-85, director of child and adolescent psychiatry, 1982-, medical director of child life and family education program, Wyler Children's Hospital, 1983-, director of Harris Center for Developmental Studies, 1983-89, acting director of student mental health service, 1986-87. Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, director of child and adolescent programs, 1986-. Smith College, clinical assistant professor, 1981-83; University of Illinois, visiting professor, 1984. Publications: (with N.L. Stein and T. Trabasso) Psychological and Biological Approaches to Emotion, 1990. Address: Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, U.S.A.

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