James Basinski, MD

Personal Statement

​James Basinski is an assistant clinical professor at Harborview Medical Center where he works at both the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit as well as the Health Care for the Homeless program at the Third Avenue Clinic. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and then moved to Seattle where he completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Washington and served as chief resident at Harborview Medical Center. He currently an advanced clinical associate the Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.  He also maintains a private practice in Seattle delivering medication management and psychotherapy services


Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Medical education, 2005
UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Residency
UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Internship

Recent Publications

Impact of delirium on distress, health-related quality of life, and cognition 6 months and 1 year after hematopoietic cell transplant.
(2010 Jun)
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 16(6): 824-31
Basinski JR, Alfano CM, Katon WJ, Syrjala KL, Fann JR

Late-onset major depression: clinical and treatment-response variability.
(2005 Jul)
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20(7): 661-7
Driscoll HC, Basinski J, Mulsant BH, Butters MA, Dew MA, Houck PR, Mazumdar S, Miller MD, Pollock BG, Stack JA, Schlernitzauer MA, Reynolds CF 3rd

Geriatric depression treatment in nonresponders to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
(2004 Dec)
J Clin Psychiatry 65(12): 1634-41
Whyte EM, Basinski J, Farhi P, Dew MA, Begley A, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF

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