John W. Tsuang, M.D.


Work Titles and Affiliation
LABioMed Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, PSYCHIATRY
UCLA Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Education:
Degrees:
M.D.

Contact Information:

Email Address:

tsuang.john@west-la.va.gov

Work Email Address:

johntsuang@yahoo.com


Work Phone Number:

3102227941

Work Address:

Office
HARBOR
Los Angeles, CA 90095
1124 West Carson Street
Torrance, CA

Detailed Biography:

Areas of Research Focus: Dual Diagnosis and Pharmacological Trials

Publications:

Yeh Paul, Walters Arthur S, Tsuang John W   Restless legs syndrome: a comprehensive overview on its epidemiology, risk factors, and treatment Sleep & breathing = Schlaf & Atmung, 2011; .
Tsuang John W, Fong T W, Ho Andrew P   Dual diagnosis and treatment compliance Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2003; 54(4): 576.
Tsuang John W, Eckman Thad, Marder Stephen, Tucker Doug   Can risperidone reduce cocaine use in substance abusing schizophrenic patients? Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 2002; 22(6): 629-30.

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