Steven P. Roose, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University; Director of the Neuropsychiatry Research Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute

Steven P. Roose is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University and Director of the Neuropsychiatry Research Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Roose did his undergraduate work at Harvard University and attended medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After medical internship, Dr. Roose completed his psychiatric residency at Columbia Presbyterian – New York State Psychiatric Institute and subsequently a NIMH-sponsored research fellowship in affective disorders.

Dr. Roose’s research has focused on the phenomenology, psychobiology and treatment of affective disorders with a specific concentration on the relationship between cardiovascular disease and depression and on the treatment of late-life depression. A recent focus of research is the syndrome of “vascular depression.” He has authored or co-authored over 225 articles as well as co-edited or authored six books. He currently serves on the editorial board of a number of journals including the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Heart Disease, and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Dr. Roose is the Principal Investigator on two training grants for the development of researchers – one in affective, anxiety and related disorders; the other for late-life neuro-psychiatric disorders. Dr. Roose is also a graduate of the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University, and is Director of the Research Committee at the Columbia Center. He serves on the Research Committees of the International Psychoanalytic Association and the American Psychoanalytic Association. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Roose’s research group in the Psychoanalytic Center has conducted studies on the feasibility of applying psychotherapy research methods to psychoanalysis, systematic studies of psychoanalytic education including supervision, patient/therapist match, antidepressant use during psychoanalysis and post-termination contact, and the first prospective outcome study of psychoanalysis vs. CBT vs. brief term dynamic psychotherapy.

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