David Vickers Forrest, MD

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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Affective Disorder
  • Affective Disorders
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Depression
  • Family Counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Management

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • French
  • German
  • Italian


  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry


Wide ranging on psycholinguistics, anthropology, psychopharm, arts and literature, neurology and neuropsychiatry

Selected Publications

  • Forrest DV: Psychotherapy for Patients with Neuropsychiatric Disorders, APPI, , 2002 & later eds
  • Forrest DV: Teaching Affect Recognition to Medical Students: Evalluation and Reflections. J. Am. Acad. Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry 2011;39(2): 229-241
  • Forrest DV: The mortal stage of late life. J. Am. Acad Psychanal. 2002;30 329-340(3)
  • Forrest DV: Slots: Praying to the God of Chance, Delphinium/HarperCollins/OpenRoadMedia, , 2012
  • Stone MH, Albert HD, Forrest DV, Arieti S: Treating Schizophrenic Patients. 1983