An Interview with Max Fink, MD: World-Leading Expert on Electroconvulsive Therapy

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Title

An Interview with Max Fink, MD: World-Leading Expert on Electroconvulsive Therapy

Subject

Neuropsychiatry (MeSH)
Suicide (MeSH)
Electroconvulsive Therapy (MeSH)
Psychoanalysis (MeSH)
Catatonia (MeSH)

Description

Max Fink, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus, Stony Brook University, was interviewed by Lorraine Botti on March 18, 2018. The location was Special Collections in the Melville Library at Stony Brook University, where his archive is housed. In the interview, Dr. Fink discusses: the circumstances which brought him to Stony Brook University in 1972 including his appointment by Dr. Stanley Yolles; his administration of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) services; the Second World War and Sigmund Freud; psychoanalysis vs. ECT then and now, and its effect on suicide; and catatonia verification and treatment. 

Source

Stony Brook Medicine's YouTube Channel published this video in 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dxp3N12uAY

Publisher

Stony Brook Medicine

Date

2018-03

Contributor

Interviewer: Lorraine Botti

Rights

Stony Brook University owns the rights to this video.
Max Fink, MD owns the Intellectual Property Rights.

Format

video/mp4

Language

en-US

Type

MovingImage

Identifier

mfp_MaxFink_videos_20190301

Files

mfp_MaxFink_videos_20190301.mp4

Collection

Citation

Fink, Max, 1923-, “An Interview with Max Fink, MD: World-Leading Expert on Electroconvulsive Therapy,” Max Fink Digital Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://exhibits.library.stonybrook.edu/mfp/items/show/6793.

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