David H. Rosen

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David H Rosen
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Born (1945-02-25) February 25, 1945 (age 73)
Residence United States
Nationality American
Alma mater U. of California Berkeley, U of Missouri School of Medicine
Known for Author, The Tao of Jung, "Transforming Depression: Healing the Soul through Creativity," "The Tao of Elvis"
Scientific career
Fields Psychiatry, Analytical Psychology, Haiku
Institutions Oregon Health and Science University, Texas A&M University

David H. Rosen (born February 25, 1945 in Port Chester, New York) is an American psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, and author, who was the first holder of the McMillan Professorship in Analytical Psychology, Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, and Professor of Humanities in Medicine at Texas A&M University. Although retired, he edited The Soul of Art (2017) by Christian Gaillard, which is the twentieth volume in the Fay Book Series in Analytical Psychology. The new editor of the Fay Book Series is Michael Escamilla who was named the McMillan scholar at The C.G. Jung Educational Center in Houston, Texas.[1]

He currently lives in Eugene, Oregon, and is a member of the Pacific Northwest Society of Jungian Analysts and an Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University.[2] His research interests include analytical psychology, psychology of religion, psychology of humor, positive psychology, depression, suicidology, children's literature, social medicine and psychiatry; epidemiology, healing, ethics, peace, creativity, and the psychosocial, psychiatric, and human aspects of medicine.[3]

Biography[edit]

Rosen graduated from the University of California in Berkeley with an individual major in Psychological-Biological Sciences, and then went to medical school at the University of Missouri.[4] He did his internship at the University of California Service at San Francisco General Hospital.[4] and his psychiatric residency at the Langley Porter Institute at the University of California Medical Center.[4]

He was appointed first lecturer and then Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco .[5] He then moved at the bequest of Dr. George Engel to the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine.[5] Following that, he spent 25 years as the McMillan Professor of Analytical Psychology, Professor of Psychiatry, and Professor of Humanities in Medicine at Texas A&M University.[5]

Rosen did post-graduate training in Analytical Psychology at the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, California and became certified as a member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and the International Association for Analytical Psychology.

Professional work[edit]

He is best known for his research involving interviews of survivors of jumps off the Golden Gate Bridge and the therapeutic approach of egocide & transformation in treating suicidally depressed individuals (see "Transforming Depression: Healing the Soul through Creativity").[6]

He edited a book, Less is More: A Collection of Ten-Minute Plays, which contains two plays of his own: "Leap for Life" and "Thanatos Calling." The first concerns survivors of jumps off the Golden Gate Bridge, and the other is about an elderly suicidal woman.

While at UCSF, Rosen received the Henry F. Albronda Memorial Award, the Academic Senate's Award for Distinction in Teaching, the Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, and was selected to attend the National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar for health professionals. He was also awarded the Outstanding Young Physician Award by the Medical Alumni Organization (University of Missouri), and was elected to Fellowship in the American Psychiatric Association. In 2003, he was designated Distinguished Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association and was elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Psychoanalysis. He was the recipient of the Psychiatric Excellence Award by the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians in 2004. Rosen was named the Distinguished Life Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association in 2006. He and his co-authors received the Article-of-the-Year Award by AcademyHealth for their paper “Two-minute mental health care for elderly patients: Inside primary care visits." Rosen was the recipient of a Glasscock Center for Humanities Research Stipendiary Fellowship at TAMU for 2009-2010.

Publications[edit]

Rosen has published over a hundred peer reviewed articles and chapters and has authored and edited over twenty books. Additionally, he was the editor for twenty volumes of the Fay Book Series in Analytical Psychology (Texas A&M University Press) from 1991-2017. He is also the author of over a hundred Haiku[4] including the books "Clouds and More Clouds," published by Lily Pool Press (2013), "Spelunking Through Life" (2016), "Living with Evergreens" (2017), and "White Rose, Red Rose" (2017) with Johnny Baranski. Most recently, he co-authored "Patient-Centered Medicine: A Human Experience" with Uyen Hoang, published by Oxford University Press (2017).

Artwork[edit]

Rosen is a painter utilizing watercolor and acrylic. Some of his paintings are for sale. See http://people.tamu.edu/~David-Rosen/artwork.htm.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Rosen, D.H. (1974). Lesbianism: A Study of Female Homosexuality. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
  • Rosen, D.H. (1984). Henry's Tower, Pittsford, NY: Platypus Books. (Children's Book)
  • Reiser, D.E. & Rosen, D.H. (1985). Medicine as a Human Experience. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
  • Rosen, D.H. (1993). Transforming Depression: Healing the Soul through Creativity. 3rd Ed. New York: Putnam & Sons. (1993) Penquin (1996) York Beach, ME: Nicolas-Hays (2002)
  • Rosen, D.H. (1996). The Tao of Jung: The Way of Integrity, New York: Viking. (1996) Penquin (1997)
  • Rosen, D.H. & M.C. Luebbert, (Eds.) (1999). Evolution of the Psyche. Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2002). The Tao of Elvis. San Diego: Harcourt. (2012) Pittsboro, NC: Rosenberry Books (2012) Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers (2013)
  • Rosen, D.H. & Weishaus J. (2004). The Healing Spirit of Haiku. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. Reissued by Resource Publications (2014)
  • Rosen, D.H. (2013). "Clouds and More Clouds". Northfield, MA: Lily Pool Press.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2014). "Lost in the Long White Cloud: Finding My Way Home". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2015). "Time, Love and Licorice: A Healing Coloring Storybook". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. and Goodman C., (Eds.) (2016) "Darkness Holding Light: A Collection of Poems". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2016). "Spelunking through Life: A Collection of Haiku". Pittsboro, NC: Rosenberry/ Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2016). "Less is More: A Collection of Ten-Minute Plays". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2016). "Living with Evergreens: A Collection of Haiku". Pittsboro, NC: Rosenberry/Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. and Hoang U. (2017). "Patient-Centered Medicine: A Human Experience". New York: Oxford UP.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2017). "In Search of the Hidden Pond". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2017). "The Alchemy of Cooking: Recipes with a Jungian Twist". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Baranski, J. & Rosen, D.H. (2017). "White Rose, Red Rose: Collection of Haiku." Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (2018). "Samantha the Sleuth and Zack's Hard Lesson" Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers. (Children's Book)
  • Rosen, D.H. (2018). "Torii Haiku: Profane to a Sacred Life". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
  • Rosen, D.H. (forthcoming). "Opal Whiteley's Beginning and Hoops and Hoopla". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers. (Children's Book)
  • Rosen, D.H. (forthcoming). "Torn Asunder: Putting Back the Pieces". Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.

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