• 6196 Citations
1979 …2019
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Research Interests

Areas of clinical interest include general forensic psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry. Another area of clinical and research interest is use of electroconvulsive therapy, particularly in treatment-resistant mood disorders and in other conditions. Areas of research and scholarly interest have included behavioral genetics, particularly inheritance of susceptibility to addiction and to antisocial behaviors; electroconvulsive therapy; and psychiatric ethics.

Certifications and Licenses

Forensic Psychiatry
Addiction Psychiatry

Training Experience

1983Internship, Washington University Medical Center
1986Residency, Washington University Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School

… → 1982

Research interests

  • Alcohol and Drug Dependency
  • Biological Markers of Neuropsychiatric Conditions
  • Epistemology of Medicine
  • Forensic Psychology / Psychiatry
  • Medico-legal
  • Mood Disorders
  • Pain

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Research Output 1979 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Does electroconvulsive therapy injure the brain?

Dinwiddie, S. H., Apr 2019, In : Psychiatric Annals. 49, 4, p. 148-151 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroconvulsive Therapy
Retrograde Amnesia
Central Nervous System

Why is electroconvulsive therapy still underused?

Dinwiddie, S. H., Apr 2019, In : Psychiatric Annals. 49, 4, p. 145-146 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroconvulsive Therapy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Limiting Legal Intrusions in ECT Practice, a Commentary on "regulation of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Systematic Review of US State Laws"

Cooper, J. J., Brakel, S. J. & Dinwiddie, S. H., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of ECT. 34, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Infectious disease complications in people who inject drugs

Santoiemma, P. P., Dinwiddie, S. H. & Angarone, M. P., Jan 2017, In : Psychiatric Annals. 47, 1, p. 33-37 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communicable Diseases
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Virus Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Injection drug dependence

Dinwiddie, S. H., Jan 2017, In : Psychiatric Annals. 47, 1, p. 15,20

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Substance-Related Disorders