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Name: Vincenzo R. Sanguineti M.D.
Address: Suite 825, 1015 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: 215 592 8641
Fax: 215 592 9273
E-mail: vsanguineti@comcast.net
URL: www.vsanguineti.com
Date of Birth: February 14, 1938
Place of Birth: Asmara, Eritrea

Education:

  • 1956: Liceo Classico Ferdinando Martini, Asmara, Eritrea
  • 1962: Cum Laude Universita' Degli Studi, Milan, Italy

Postdoctoral Training:

  • 1964-1965: Internship, Institute of Psychology, Universita' Degli Studi, Milan, Italy
  • 1971-1973: Residency in Surgery, Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1973-1975: Residency in Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • 1975-1976: Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

Licensures and Certifications:

  • 1968: Diplomate, ECFMG, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 1975: Diplomate, Federal Licensing Examination
    • Vermont License Number 5435
  • 1976: Connecticut License Number 17238
  • 1988: Pennsylvania License (MD-042793-E)
  • 1977: Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology n.17104

Academic Appointments:

  • 1963-1964: Instructor, Institute of Human Physiology, Universita' Degli Studi, Milan,
    Italy
  • 1976-1979: Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
  • 1979-1988: Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
  • 1989-1991: Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College
  • 1991-1996: Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College
  • 1996: Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College

Hospital Appointments:

  • 1976-1979: Medical Director Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Unit
    • V A Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut
  • 1979-1988: Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry, St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1989-1990: Clinical Director, Jefferson Brief Treatment Unit
    • Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1990-1996: Inpatient Medical Director, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    • Philadelphia, PA
  • 1996-1999: Director, Behavioral Medicine Unit, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    • Jefferson Health System, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1999: Private practice, Philadelphia

Other Professional Positions:

  • 1963: Assistant Director, Poliambulanza Municipale, Asmara, Eritrea
  • 1965-1967: Director of Medical Services, Kainji Hospital, Kainji, Nigeria
  • 1968: C.E.O., Kainji Hospital, Kainji, Nigeria
  • 1969: Director, St Gerard's Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria
  • 1970: Private practice, Kano, Nigeria
  • 1976-1985: Private practice, Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1985-1988: Founding President, Croft Psychotherapy Associates, Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1993: Consultant, Eritrean Department of Health, Asmara, Eritrea
  • 2005: Editorial Board: “Clinical Neuropsychiatry: A Journal of Treatment Evaluation” Giovanni Fioriti Editore
  • 2006: Founding Member, Philadelphia Jungian Professional Club

Professional Societies:

  • American Association of Psychoanalytic Physicians
  • American Academy for the Advancement of Science
  • American Medical Association

Major Research Interests:

  1. Consciousness and Subjectivity
  2. Pain Management
  3. Psychogeriatrics
  4. Comorbidity Disorders

Teaching Experience, Awards:

  • 1963-1964: Instructor in Human Physiology, Universita' Degli Studi, Milan, Italy
  • 1976-1979: Clinical supervision of interns and junior residents in psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
  • 1980-1988: Clinical supervision of Mental Health Center staff, Yale School of Medicine
  • 1989: Daily clinical training in inpatient psychiatry for two psychiatric residents and six medical students
    • Weekly case conference and monthly managed care conference
    • Development of the ambulatory group therapy component with twice a week one-way mirror supervision of senior psychiatric residents
    • Teaching didactic courses for psychiatric residents, Jefferson Medical College:
      1. The Treatment of the Hospitalized Patient (each semester)
      2. Diagnostic interviewing (each semester)
      3. The Evolution of the Mind (yearly)
    • Weekly small group practice for freshman medical students: DHI (Doctor in Health and Illness) Course
    • Teaching “Cross- Cultural Medicine” for sophomore medical students
  • 1996: R. Welder Excellence in Teaching Award, Jefferson Medical College
  • 1999: Supervision, PGY IV, Thomas Jefferson Dept. of Psychiatry
  • 2005-2006: Introduction to Postmodern Psychiatry. Didactic, PGY IV

Bibliography: articles

  1. Sanguineti V, Agostoni D. Effect of D-methylamphetamine on the Onset of Diaphragmatic Activity and on the Limit of Tolerance to Voluntary Apnea.  Monograph, Institute of Human Physiology, Milan University, November 1962

  2. Donno M, Sanguineti V. Trial Activity of Kelfizina-Trimethoprim Versus Chloroquine in Fields Trials in Nigeria. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 18: 182-187, 1969

  3. Donno M, Sanguineti V. Therapy of Natural Falciparum Malaria with Combination of Antifolic Drugs in Non-Immune Subjects.  Chemotherapy, 15: 118-125, 1970

  4. Krause ML, Segal SR, Sanguineti VR.  Ambulatory Alcohol Detoxification: An Alternative.  Connecticut Medicine, 50: 717-720, 1986

  5. Sanguineti V. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Elderly Following a Medical Illness; Two Case Reports.  Geriatric Medicine Today, 10: 66-69, 1991

  6. Brooks M, Sanguineti V, Schwartz S. An Intensive Treatment Service in Public Psychiatry: Patients on Emergency Civil Commitment.  Hospital and Community Psychiatry 43(1): 74-76, 1992

  7. Sanguineti V, Brooks M.  Factors Related to Emergency Commitment of Psychiatric Substance Abusing Patients. Hospital and Community Psychiatry 43(3): 237-241, 1992

  8. Swigar M., Sanguineti V., Piscatelli R.  Psychiatric Risk Factors Noted in Charts of Elderly Patients on Medical Units in a Community General Hospital. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 22(3): 239-249, 1992

  9. Sanguineti V., Samuel S. Comorbid Substance Abuse and Recovery from Acute   Psychiatric Relapse. Hospital and Community Psychiatry 44(11): 1073-1076, 1993

  10. Sanguineti V., Samuel S. Reported Prevalence of Drug Abuse Comorbidity in a City-wide Emergency Rooms System. International Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 19(4): 443-450, 1993

  11. Chester J., Sanguineti V., Samuel S.  et al. Providers and Reviewers Teach Informed Managed Care.  Medical Interface, 8(5): 124-126, 1995

  12. Sanguineti VR, Samuel SE, Schwartz SL, Robeson M. A Retrospective Study of 2200 Involuntary Psychiatric Admissions and Readmissions. American Journal of Psychiatry, 153(3): 392-396, 1996    

  13. Sanguineti VR, Samuel SE, Schwartz SL, Robeson M. Gender Differences Among Civilly Committed Schizophrenics.  Schizophrenia Bulletin, 22(4): 653-658, 1996

  14. Sanguineti VR, Angelo A, Frank M. GBH: A Home Brew. Int. J. Alcohol Substance Abuse, 23(4); 637-642, 1997

  15. Chester J. Sanguineti V. Best K..  Teaching Managed Care: Philosophy and Techniques.  Academic Psychiatry, 22(1); 36-40, Spring 1998

  16. Sanguineti VR. Achievements and Limits of Current Psychoanalytic Paradigms (searching for the physics of psychoanalysis). Clinical Neuropsychiatry (2006) 3, Suppl. 1

  17. Sanguineti VR.A Challenge to the Current Psychoanalytic Paradigm: Defining the Basic Science of Psychotherapy. American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians: The Bulletin (April 2008) vol. XCVI, 1, 18-21

Chapters:

  • Sanguineti & Frank: Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid. In: “Performance-Enhancing Substances in Sport and Exercise” Chapter 25. Human Kinetics Publisher, Campaign, IL
  • Sanguineti VR: Exploring the Mythical Realities of Psyche. In: Dreaming the Myth Onwards: New Directions in Jungian Therapy and Thought (Chapter 3). Edited by L. Huskinson. Routledge, London, 2008
  • Sanguineti V.R. Governments and public trust. In: Mistrust: developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms, Edited by S. Akhtar, Karnac Books, 2017.
  • Sanguineti V.R. The roles of essentialism and religion as scaffolds to terrorism. In: Before and after violence, Edited by S. Akhtar, Lexington Books, 2108

Books:

  • Sanguineti VR. Landscapes in my Mind: The Origins and Structure of the Subjective Experience. International University Press 1999.
  • Sanguineti VR. The Rosetta Stone of the Human Mind: Three Languages to Integrate Neurobiology and Psychology. Springer USA 2006.

Courses:

  1. Samuel S., Sanguineti V. et al.Providers and Reviewers Teach Informed Managed Care. 147th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, May 1994
  2. Samuel S., Sanguineti V. et al.Course: Providers and Reviewers Teach Informed Managed Care. 1995 Institute on Psychiatric Services, Boston, October 1995
  3. Samuel S., Sanguineti V. et al. Course: Providers and Reviewers Teach Informed Managed Care. 149th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York City, May 1996
  4. Sanguineti V. Samuel S., et al.Course: Providers and Reviewers Teach Informed Managed Care. 1996 Institute on Psychiatric Services, Chicago, October 1996
  5. Alwyn Scott et Al. Web Course ‘Modern Science and the Mind”; Center for the Study of Consciousness, University of Arizona, January-April 2000
  6. Sanguineti VR., Hameroff SR., Kaszniak AW, Scott AC. Course: Mind at the Millennium: Consciousness and Modern Science. 153rd Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Chicago, May 2000
  7. Sanguineti VR, Marazziti D. Course: Subjectivity: Crucial Key to Therapy And The Uniqueness of the Human Mind. 154th Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New Orleans, May 2001
  8. Sanguineti VR Course: Subjectivity: Crucial Key to Therapy And The Uniqueness of the Human Mind. APA, 53rd Institute of Psychiatric Services, Orlando FL, October 2001.
  9. Sanguineti VR, Marazziti D. Course: the Subjective Experience: Crucial Key to Therapy and to the Human Mind. 155th Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia PA, May 2002.

Workshops, Symposia, Presentations:

  1. Sanguineti V, Segal SR. An Ambulatory Treatment of Alcoholism Within a Community Hospital    Setting.  Workshop. 39th Institute on Hospital & Community Psychiatry, Boston, October 1987

  2. Sanguineti V, Segal SR. A Model for the Ambulatory Treatment of Alcoholism and the Dual Diagnosis Patient. Workshop. Annual Forum on Partial Hospitalization, Partial Hospitalization Association of Connecticut & American Association for Partial Hospitalization, Dec.  1987

  3. Sanguineti V, Segal SR. The Ambulatory Treatment of Alcoholism and the Problem of the Dual Diagnosis Patient. Workshop. 40th Institute on Hospital and Community Psychiatry, New Orleans, October 1988

  4. Brooks M, Sanguineti V, Tadlock M. Length of Stay and Recurrent Hospitalization.  Workshop. 41st Institute on H&CP, Philadelphia, October 1989

  5. Schwartz S, Brooks M, Sanguineti V. The Use and Abuse of Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment.  Workshop. 67th Annual Meeting, American Orthopsychiatric Association, Miami Beach, April 26th, 1990

  6. Sanguineti V. Teaching Public Psychiatry: What, Where and How.  Presentation. Annual Meeting of Academic Psychiatry, Tampa, FL, March 1991

  7. Sanguineti V. The Inpatient Treatment of the Severe Borderline Personality Disorder. One-day presentation. Clark Summit Hospital, PA, June 1991

  8. Sanguineti VR, Chester J et al. Medical Comorbidity and Inpatient Psychiatry. Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, April 1991

  9. Swigar M., Sanguineti V. Geropsychiatric Consultation Requests and Consultation Program Planning: A Study of Need for Consultation and Use in a Community General Hospital.   Baltic Sea Conference on Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, Kiel (Germany) September 1992

  10. Samuel S., Sanguineti V. et al. Providers and Reviewers Discuss Managed Care. Workshop. Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, S.  Francisco, May 1993

  11. Sanguineti VR. Psychiatry and War in Eritrea: Circa 1993. Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, November 1993

  12. Chester J Sanguineti VR et al. Teaching Managed Care Philosophy and Techniques  to PGY1 and PGY2 Residents in Psychiatry. Workshop. Annual Meeting, Association for Academic Psychiatry, S. Antonio, March 1995

  13. Sanguineti VR.  Toward a Science of the Mind: What to Teach About the Mind? Presentation. Annual Meeting, Association for Academic Psychiatry, S. Antonio, March 1995

  14. Gorton T., Sanguineti VR. Chester J., et al. Three Approaches to Residents Education in Managed Mental Health Care. Workshop.  Annual Meeting, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Tampa, March 1996

  15. Sanguineti VR. Teaching a Science of the Mind. Presentation. Annual Meeting, Association for Academic Psychiatry, Tampa, March 1996

  16. Sanguineti VR. Schwartz S. A Psychiatric Clerkship: The Comorbid Patient, Psychiatric Scales and Tests, Diagnostic Interviewing, the Team Approach to Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment. One-Day Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, April 1996

  17. Chester J Sanguineti VR et al. Teaching Managed Care Philosophy and Techniques to    PGY1 and PGY2 Residents in Psychiatry. Workshop. 149th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York City, May 1996

  18. Sanguineti VR.   Pain Behavior in the Surgical Patient: Recognition and Treatment. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, September 1996

  19. Sanguineti VR.  The Civilly Committed Population in Philadelphia: A Review of 2200 Admissions. Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, March 1997

  20. Sanguineti VR. Schwartz S. A Psychiatric Clerkship: The Comorbid Patient, Psychiatric Scales and Tests, Diagnostic Interviewing, the Team Approach to Inpatient Psychiatric treatment. Two-Days Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, April 1997

  21. Sanguineti VR. A Behavioral Medicine Unit. Presentation at Psychosomatic Grand Rounds. Department of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, March 1997

  22. Sanguineti VR. Schwartz S. A Psychiatric Clerkship: The Comorbid Patient, Psychiatric Scales and Tests, Diagnostic Interviewing, the Team Approach to Inpatient Psychiatric treatment. Half-Day Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, December 1997

  23. Sanguineti VR A Psychiatric Clerkship: Psychiatric Scales and Tests, Diagnostic Interviewing, the Team Approach to Inpatient Psychiatric treatment. Half-Day Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, February 1998

  24. Sanguineti V., Johnson C., Youakim J: Munchausen by Proxy: Grand Rounds.   Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, March 1998

  25. Sanguineti VR. Schwartz S. A Psychiatric Clerkship: Psychiatric Scales and Tests, Diagnostic Interviewing, the Team Approach to Inpatient Psychiatric treatment. Half-Day Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, April 1998

  26. Sanguineti VR. A Psychiatric Clerkship: Depression in Outpatient Practice: The Patient's Perspective and Basic Interviewing Techniques. Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, July 1998

  27. Sanguineti VR. A Psychiatric Clerkship: Depression in Outpatient Practice: The Patient's Perspective and Basic Interviewing Techniques. Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, December 1998

  28. Sanguineti VR. I-the-Self, I-the-Brain: Is Consciousness an Illusion?  Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, February 1999

  29. Sanguineti VR. A Psychiatric Clerkship: Depression in Outpatient Practice: The Patient's Perspective and Basic Interviewing Techniques. Workshop. Department of Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College Philadelphia, March 1999

  30. Sanguineti VR. The Structure of the Subjective and its Role in Therapy. Presentation. Dept. of Social Services, Kennedy Hospital Cherry Hill, NJ December 1999

  31. Sanguineti VR, Scott AC. Subjectivity: Crucial Key to the Therapeutic Alliance. Workshop, 153rd Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Chicago, May 2000

  32. Sanguineti VR, Hameroff  SR. Neuroanatomy and Neurophysics of the Unconscious. 153rd Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Chicago, May 2000

  33. Sanguineti VR. Subjectivity: Crucial Key to the Therapeutic Alliance. Workshop, 154th Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New Orleans, May 2001

  34. Sanguineti VR. Neuroanatomy and Neurophysics of the Unconscious. 154th Annual meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New Orleans, May 2001

  35. Sanguineti VR. Achievements and limits of current psychoanalytic paradigms: searching for the physics of psychoanalysis. First International Conference on Hot Issues in Psychiatry. Pisa, March 2006

  36. Sanguineti VR. Psyche and Imagination: a Myth Revisited. IAJS Psyche and Imagination Conference, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, Old Naval College, July 2006

  37. Sanguineti VR. Reflections on how Psyche Assigns Meanings to Reality. IAJS/JSSS Conference “On the Edge: Psyche in Ethics, the Arts and Nature. Cornell University, Ithaca NY, August 2010

  38. Sanguineti VR. Comparing Science with Myth: Different metaphors for Mind’s Link to Infinity and for the Cosmic Psyche (Anima Mundi). Fourth Joint Conference IAAP/IAJS: Psyche, Spirit and Science: negotiating Contemporary Social and Cultural Concerns. Yale University, July 2015

  39. Sanguineti VR. The enduring impact of essentialism and religion on the evolving concepts of liberty and justice. JSSS Conference: Liberty and Justice: Shadows of Freedom. Philadelphia, July 2020

Poster Presentations:

  1. Sanguineti V, Brooks M. Substance Abuse and Psychopathology in Patients at Emergency Psychiatric Hospitalization. Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Las Vegas, October 1989
  2. Sanguineti V, Brooks M. Side Effects in Acute Treatment of Affective Psychoses. Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, New York, May 1990
  3. Sanguineti V, Brooks M. Side Effects in the Treatment of  Affective Psychoses.  5th World Congress of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry, Florence, Italy, June 10-11, 1991

Exhibits:

  1. Sanguineti V, Maderna A. A Pilot study of Ethnology: The Cunama Tribe.  Institute of Psychology, Milan University, 1965
  2. Sanguineti V, Maderna A. Drawings ("Draw-a-Tree" and "Draw a-Family") Among the Cunama. Institute of Psychology, Milan University, 1965