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Weekends at Bellevue

Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER

Weekends at Bellevue( )
Author: Holland, Julie
ISBN:978-1-299-21768-3
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Transworld Publishers Limited
Imprint:Bantam
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $48.00
Book Description:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Julie Holland thought she knew what crazy was. Then she came to Bellevue. For nine eventful years, Dr. Holland was the weekend physician in charge of the psychiatric emergency room at New York City's Bellevue Hospital. In this absorbing memoir, Holland recounts stories from her vast case files that are alternately terrifying, tragically comic, and profoundly moving: the serial killer, the naked man barking like a dog in Times Square, the schizophrenic begging...
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Holland, Julie (Author)


Julie Holland graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University Medical School. She has been a psychiatrist in private practice since 1996. She majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. in 1992 from Temple University School of Medicine. At Mount Sinai Medical Center, she completed a residency program in psychiatry, where she created a research project that treated schizophrenics with a new medication.

In 1994, she received the Outstanding Resident Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. From 1996 until 2005 she worked weekends running Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric emergency room, and she's written an autobiography of this time entitled "Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER". She also provides expert testimony and forensic consultation on a range of drug related behavior and phenomena with a focus on PCP and MDMA.

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