Douglas Noordsy, MD
Associate Director, Lifestyle Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry
Stanford University School of Medicine

Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, is Clinical Professor and Associate Chair of Clinical Integration & Coordination, Director of Sports Psychiatry, and psychiatrist on the INSPIRE Early Psychosis Clinic in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Noordsy was previously Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Psychosis Services and Investigator in the Psychopharmacology Research Group at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

His research interests include medication and lifestyle interventions for individuals with psychotic disorders; methods to facilitate recovery and promote achievement of optimal outcomes for people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; and methods to prevent progression of early psychotic disorders. He is particularly interested in the role of physical exercise for prevention of progression of early psychosis and for potentiating learning in CBTp and supported employment and education.

Dr. Noordsy is a member of the Schizophrenia International Research Society, the International Early Psychosis Association, and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a member of the editorial boards for Community Mental Health Journal, Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychosis, and Schizophrenia Bulletin. Dr. Noordsy was recognized with the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness in 2001, and the Excellence in Leadership Award from the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford in 2018.

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Lifestyle Psychiatry
Douglas L. Noordsy (2019)

Intervening Early in Psychosis: A Team Approach
Kate V. Hardy, Jacob S. Ballon, Douglas L. Noordsy, Steven Adelsheim (2019)
Chapter 2. Growth of Early Intervention in Psychosis in the United States
Chapter 12. Psychopharmacology for People in Early Psychosis
Chapter 23. Special Populations: College and University Students

Advancing Medical Education Through Innovations in Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Patrick A . Ho, Christina Girgis, James K. Rustad, Douglas L. Noordsy, Theodore A. Stern
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders (2021)

Lived Experience Perspectives on Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis: The Impact of Stigma on Accessing Treatment

Kate V. Hardy, Caroline E. Dickens, Erika L. Roach, Vicki Harrison, Aakash Desai, Laurie, Flynn, Douglas L. Noordsy, Judith Dauberman, Steven Adelsheim (2020)

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