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Morton A. Lieberman, PhD

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Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF

morton.lieberman@ucsf.edu

Phone: Professor, Psychiatry, UCSF (415) 476-4785 (voice)
Box 0848, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0848


Education

Rutgers University, 1948-1950, Chemistry
University of Illinois Medical Center, 1954, Clinical Psych.
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Ph.D., 1958, Social Psychology

Professional Experience

  • 1956-57
    Social Psychologist, V.A. Research Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-69
    Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
  • 1973-74
    Visiting Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin
  • 1976-78
    Chairman, Human Development, University of Chicago
  • 1980-81
    Senior Visiting Scientist, Tavistock Institute, London, England
  • 1958-83
    Assistant professor to Professor, University of Chicago. Department of Human Development, Psychology and Psychiatry
  • 1987-1998
    Director, UCSF Alzheimer's Center
  • 1987-1994
    Director, UCSF Aging and Mental Health Program
  • 1983-1999
    Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of California
  • 1983-1999
    Program Director, Human Development and Aging, UCSF
  • 1983-1999
    Program Director, Aging and Mental Health, Alzheimer's Center, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1955-56
    USPHS Fellow in Psychology, Illinois Neuropsychiatric Institute
  • 1956
    Sigma Xi
  • 1963-72
    USPHS Research Career Development Investigator
  • 1973-1995
    NIH Research Scientist Investigator

Selected Publications

  • BOOKS & MONOGRAPHS
  • Whitaker, D.S. and M.A. Lieberman. Psychotherapy Through the Group Process. NY: Atherton Press, 1964.
  • Lakin, M., J. Lomranz and M.A. Lieberman. Arab and Jew in Israel: A case study in a human relations approach to conflict. Explorations in Applied Behavioral Science, No. 2, Washington, D.C., 1969.
  • Lieberman, M.A., I.D. Yalom and M.B. Miles. Encounter Groups: First Facts. New York: Basic Books, 1973.
  • Tobin, S. and M.A. Lieberman. Last Home for the Aged: Institutionalization Effects and Their Cause. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1976.
  • Borman, L. and M.A. Lieberman (Eds.). Special Issue/Self Help Groups. Jossey Bass Press SF 1979
  • Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 1976, 12(3).
  • Lieberman, M.A. and J. Glidewell (Eds.). Special Issue on the Helping Process. American Journal of Community Psychology, 1978, 6(5), 405-411.
  • Lieberman, M.A. and L. Borman. Self-Help Groups for Coping with Crises: Origins, Members, Processes and Impact. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1979.
  • Lieberman, M.A. and S. Tobin. The Experience of Old Age: Stress, Coping, and Survival. NY: Basic Books, 1983.
  • Lieberman, Morton A. Doors Closed, Doors Opened; Widowhood, Grief and Growth. Putnam, 1996.
  • RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Lieberman, M. A., Fisher, L. (1999). The Effects of Family Conflict Resolution and Decision Making on the Provision of Help for an Elder with Alzheimer's Disease. Gerontologist, 39(2),159-166.
  • Lieberman M.A. & Fisher L. (1999). The Impact of a Parent's Dementia on Adult Offspring and Their Spouses: The Contribution of Family Characteristics. Journal of Mental Health & Aging, 5(3), 1-16.
  • Lieberman M.A. & Fisher L. (1998). Predicting Utilization of Community Services for Patients and Families with Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, (pp.355-381).
  • Lieberman, M.A. (1998). Multigenerational Families and Mental Illness in Late Life. In J. Lomranz (Ed.), Handbook of Aging & Mental Health (Chapt. 15, pp.175-189). New York: Plenum Press.
  • Fisher, L & Lieberman, M.A. (1999). A Longitudinal Study of Predictors of Nursing Home Placement for Patients with Dementia: The Contribution of Family Characteristics. Gerontologist, 39(6), 677-686.
  • Lieberman, M. A., Fisher, L. (1999). The Effects of Family Conflict Resolution and Decision Making on the Provision of Help for an Elder with Alzheimer's Disease. Gerontologist, 39(2),159-166.
  • Lieberman M.A. & Fisher L. (1999). The Impact of a Parent's Dementia on Adult Offspring and Their Spouses: The Contribution of Family Characteristics. Journal of Mental Health & Aging, 5(3), 1-16.
  • Lieberman, M. A. & Fisher, L. (2001). The effects of nursing home placement on family of caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease. The Gerontologist, 41(6),819-826.
  • Lieberman, M.A. & Humphreys, K. (2001). Self-Help Groups and Substance Abuse. In David Brooks & Henry Spitz (Eds.), The Group Therapy of Substance Abuse. Hayworth Press.
  • Fisher L & Lieberman MA (2002) Family Support and Burden in Alzheimer's Disease in B. Vellas & A. Garry (Eds.), Facts and Research in Gerontology, Springer
  • Lieberman, M. A. & Fisher, L. (2001). The effects of nursing home placement on family of caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease. The Gerontologist, 41(6),819-826.
  • Lieberman MA Golant M, Giese-Davis J, Winzlenberg A, Benjamin, Humphreys K, Kronenwetter C, Russo S & Spiegel D. Electronic Support Groups for Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study of Effectiveness Cancer, 2002 In Press
  • Lieberman M.A. & Russo S. Self Help Groups and the Internet ; Breast Cancer Newsgroups International Journal of Self Help & Self Care Vol 1 (4) 279-300, 1999-2000
  • Lieberman, M.A. & Humphreys, K. (2001). Self-Help Groups and Substance Abuse. In David Brooks & Henry Spitz (Eds.), The Group Therapy of Substance Abuse. Hayworth Press.
  • Fisher L & Lieberman MA (2002) Family Support and Burden in Alzheimer's Disease in B. Vellas & A. Garry (Eds.), Facts and Research in Gerontology, Springer
  • Lieberman MA; Golant, M Leader behaviors as perceived by cancer patients in professionally directed support groups and outcomes Group Dynamics. Vol 6(4), Dec 2002, pp. 267-276
  • Lieberman MA Golant M, Giese-Davis J, Winzlenberg A, Benjamin, Humphreys K, Kronenwetter C, Russo S & Spiegel D. Electronic Support Groups for Breast Cancer: A Pilot Study of Effectiveness Cancer, 2003 Feb. 97(4):920-5
  • Lieberman, Golant, Wizlenberg, McTavish and Gustafson, Comparisons, Professionally Directed and Self-directed Internet Groups for Women with Breast Cancer, International Journal of Self Help & Self Care Volume 2 Number 3 2004.
  • Lieberman M, Golant M & Altman T Therapeutic Norms and Patient Benefit; Cancer Patients in Professionally Directed Support Groups. In Press Group Dynamics
  • Lieberman MA; Golant, M Leader behaviors as perceived by cancer patients in professionally directed support groups and outcomes Group Dynamics. Vol 6(4), Dec 2002, pp. 267-276
  • Lieberman M.A., Self Management in Online Self Help Groups for Breast Cancer Patients; Finding the Right Group a Speculative Hypothesis. International Journal of Self Help, Vol 4, No.2, 2005