David A. Halperin

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For the American gender theorist, see David M. Halperin.
David A. Halperin
Born (1934-09-01)September 1, 1934
United States
Died December 3, 2003(2003-12-03) (aged 69)
New York
Nationality American
Education Harvard University (B.S. 1956); University of Virginia Medical School (M.D. 1960)
Occupation Psychiatrist, Author
Years active 1960–2003
Medical career
Institutions Mount Sinai School of Medicine, John Jay College
Specialism False memory syndrome

David A. Halperin (September 1, 1934 - December 3, 2003) was an American psychiatrist and author.


A 1951 graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York,[1] Halperin achieved his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in 1956 and M.D. from the University of Virginia Medical School in 1960.

Halperin was a member and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association,[2] a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association,[3] and an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He was also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College, City University of New York, and Associate Director of Group Therapy and Training Analyst at the Contemporary Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies.[4]

Dr Halperin was a board member of the American Family Foundation,[5] later called the International Cultic Studies Association, and served on the Professional Advisory Board of the False Memory Syndrome Foundation.[6]




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  1. ^ "Stuyvesant High School Notables". The Campaign For Stuyvesant - Notables. Archived from the original on October 12, 2008. 
  2. ^ In Memoriam, American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric News, March 19, 2004, Volume 39 Number 6.[dead link]
  3. ^ "AGPA Fellows". American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA). Archived from the original on February 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Books, About the Authors.[dead link]
  5. ^ Profile, Cultic Studies Journal.
  6. ^ "About The FMSF". FMSFonline.org. False Memory Syndrome Foundation. 1998. Archived from the original on January 8, 2014.