Royce Lee, M.D.

Associate Professor

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077
Chicago, Illinois 60637
773-834-5673

Website: http://cnpru.bsd.uchicago.edu/lee.html

Education & Training

  • College: Northwestern University, 1989-1992.
  • Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1992-1996.
  • Residency: General Adult Psychiatry, Rush Medical School, 1996-1999, Chief Residency, 2000

Clinical Interests

  • Personality disorder
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder

Research Interests

  • Stress neuropeptides
  • EEG
  • Childhood Trauma

Teaching

  • Neuroscience for Psychiatrists
  • Advanced Psychopharmacology Seminar

Society Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association

Ongoing Research

  • Effects of Intranasal Vasopressin and Oxytocin on Arousal and Aggression: A Pilot Study
  • Effects of Intranasal Corticotropin Releasing Hormone on Cortical and Sub_Cortical Information Processing
  • Effects of Intranasal Oxytocin on a Competitive Computer Task

Selected Publications

  • Lee R, Ferris C, Van de Kar LD, Coccaro EF: Cerebrospinal fluid oxytocin, life history of aggression, and personality disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009; epub ahead of print
  • Lee RJ, Coccaro EF: Childhood trauma and personality disorder: Toward a biological model. Current Psychiatry Reports 2006; 8: 43 – 52
  • Lee R, Petty F, Coccaro EF: Cerebrospinal fluid GABA concentration: Relationship with impulsivity and history of suicidal behavior, but not aggression, in human subjects. J Psychiatr Res. 2008 May 17
  • Lee R, Gollan J, Kasckow J, Geracioti T, Coccaro EF: CSF corticotropin-releasing factor in personality disorder: relationship with perceived parental care and CSF 5-HIAA. Neuropsychopharmacology 2006; 31: 2289 – 95
  • Lee RJ, Garcia F, van de Kar L, Coccaro EF.  The oxytocin and prolactin response to d-fenfluramine challenge in healthy male subjects.  Psychiatry Research 118; 29 – 36, 2003

  • Lee RJ, Garcia F, van de Kar L, Coccaro EF.  The oxytocin and prolactin response to d-fenfluramine challenge in healthy male subjects.  Psychiatry Research 118; 29 – 36, 2003