Royce Lee, MD
Associate Director, CNPRU
Associate Professor of Psychiatry

University of Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
5841 South Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Tel: 773-834-5673
Fax: 773-834-4536

Research Interests

Effects of early life trauma on the neurobiology of emotion
Neurobiology of personality disorder, including borderline personality disorder and paranoid personality disorder

Current Studies

Effects of Intranasal Vasopressin and Oxytocin on Arousal and Aggression: A Pilot Study

Effects of Intranasal Corticotropin Releasing Hormone on Cortical and Sub_Cortical Information Processing

Effects of Intranasal Oxytocin on a Competitive Computer Task

Selected Publications

Lee RJ, Geracioti TD, Kasckow JW, Cooper TB, Coccaro EF: Childhood trauma and personality disorder: positive correlation with adult cerebrospinal fluid corticotropin-releasing factor concentrations. American Journal of Psychiatry 2005; May, in press.

Lee R, Garcia F, van de Kar LD, Hauger RD, Coccaro EF. (2003). Plasma oxytocin in response to pharmaco-challenge to D-fenfluramine and placebo in healthy men. Psychiatry Res. 118(2), 129-36. Abstract

Lee R, Coccaro EF. (2001) The neuropsychopharmacology of criminality and aggression. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 46:35-44, 2001. Abstract

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