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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Spotlight on Associate Editor: Maurice Preter

The Editorial Board was in need of a psychiatrist (in more ways than one).  We are very pleased to have Dr. Preter join our ranks.

Biographical sketch for Maurice Preter, MD

Maurice Preter, MD is a practicing neurologist, psychodynamic psychiatrist, and psychopharmacologist based in New York, USA, and a member of the psychiatry faculty of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. He considers himself an expert on rejection. After studying the topic for several decades in Western Europe and North America, he is now exploring cross-cultural aspects of rejection as a regular visitor to the People’s Republic of China, where he keeps a busy clinical consulting practice. Dr. Preter’s list of achievements includes being turned down by The Lancet, the British Medical Journal, and the Nobel Committee, however not by Human Resource Executive, or China Daily. For further information and to initiate denial of service, please go to his web site: http://www.psychiatryneurology.net.


  1. Dude is both a hard scientist and a practicing psychidynamicist? I'm glad somewhere will accept him!

    1. Thanks, but while I like what I suspect is the local spelling in Montevideo or Catania, for educational purposes, let's spell "psychidynamicist" "psychodynamic psychiatrist", yes?