CURRICULUM VITAE


PERSONAL DATA

Jennifer Downey                                           

108 East 91st Street, #1A                             

New York, NY  10128                                     


Telephone:  212-534-2515


e-mail:  jid1@cumc.columbia.edu

ACADEMIC TRAINING

         Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts:  B.A., English Literature 1967

         University of California, Berkeley, California:  M.A., English Literature (Psychoanalytic Criticism), 1968

         Case-Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio:  M.D., 1976

 

 

TRAINEESHIP

         Intern in Internal Medicine, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, 1976–1977

 

         Assistant Resident in Internal Medicine, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, 1977–1978

 

         Resident in Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, 1978–1980

 

         Chief Resident in Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, 1980–1981

 

         Research Fellow, Psychoendocrinology Research Unit, Division of Child Psychiatry, New York

         State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York,  1980–1982

 

         Center for Analytic Training and Research, Columbia University, New York, New York:  Certificate in Psychoanalysis, 1988

 

 

CERTIFICATION

         Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977

         Board Certification in Psychiatry, 1982

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

         American Psychiatric Association, 1978–

         North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology (formerly American Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and  Gynecology), 1984–2007

         American Fertility Society, 1984–2000

         American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1986–

         Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, Member, 1988–

         American Psychoanalytic Association, Member, 1989–2007

         American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (formerly American Academy of Psychoanalysis), Fellow, 1989–

         Marce Society, 1989–1996

         American College of Psychoanalysts, Member, 1992–1997; Fellow, 1998–

         International Academy of Sex Research, 1993

         Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 1994

         Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, 1996

         American College of Psychiatrists, 1998

         American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 2002–2005


 

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

            Past

            Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry (full-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 1981–1985

 

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (full-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 1985–1987

 

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (part-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1988–1990

 

            Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (part-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1990–1994

 

            Research Associate, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, 1982–1983

 

            Member, Psychoendocrinology Research Unit, Division of Child Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, 1982–1987

 

            Teaching Faculty, Center for Psychoanalytic Research and Training, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1988–1997

 

            Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (part-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1994–1998

 

            Director, Psycho-oncology Program, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1999–2001

 

            Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (full-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1999–2001

 

 

            Current

            Member, Department of Research Assessment and Training, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, 1987–

 

            Faculty, Center for Psychoanalytic Training & Research, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1988–2001; 2007–

 

            Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (part-time), Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2001–

 

 

 

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

            Assistant Psychiatrist, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1981–1985

            Psychiatrist II, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, 1983–

            Assistant Attending Psychiatrist, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY,  1985–1994

            Associate Attending Psychiatrist, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1994–2001

            Attending Psychiatrist, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 2001–


 

HONORS

            Patron’s Scholarship, Harvard College, 1963–1967

            Ford Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 1967–1969

            Horowitz Award for Clinical Excellence in Psychiatric Practice, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1981

            National Institute of Mental Health, Research Scientist Development Awardee Level I,

                        Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University,

                        New York, NY, 1983–1987

            Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 1998 Prize for Best Paper:  Downey &

                        Friedman, “Female homosexuality:  Classical psychoanalytic theory reconsidered.”

            First Victor Teichner Scholar (Teaching in Psychodynamic Psychiatry), American Academy of

                        Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, 2008

 

 

 

GRANT SUPPORT

 

            Principal Investigator, “Mental health effects of delayed puberty, infertility, and short stature in women with Turner syndrome.”  BRSG, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, $2,350  (1982–1983)

 

            Principal Investigator.  “Reproductive failure:  Mental health effects in women.”  NIMH Research Scientist Development Award #MH-00434, $248,183 (1983–1987)

 

            Principal Investigator.  “Reproductive failure:  Mental health effects in women over time.”  BRSG, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene #903-E850U, $4,714 (1987–1988).  Also for the same study,  Serono Laboratories, Inc., research support, $4,500 (1987–1988).  Also for the same study, BRSG,  Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene #903-E920V, $6,441 (1988-1989).  Also for the same study, Becton-Dickinson, research support, $7,500 (1988–1989)

 

            Principal Investigator.  “Psychological effects of selective termination in multifetal preg-nancies.”  BRSG, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene #903-E061Y, $2,000 (1991–1992)

 

            Kornfeld Fellow, “Cooperating with Cancer Care:  Cultural Factors in Dominican People.”  The Emily Davie & Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, $50,000 (2001–2002)

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW COMMITTEES

            Ad Hoc Reviewer:  ZRG1 RPHB-3 01 (Risk, Prevention, and Health Behavior), Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.  Chevy Chase, Md.  October 12–13, 1999.

 

            Ad Hoc Reviewer:  2MH1-CRB-B (05) (Special Emphasis Panel:  Women’s Health), National Institute of Mental Health.  Chevy Chase, Md.  April 13, 2000.

 

            Chairperson:  2MH1 NRB-G (04)  (R21 Applications – Pilot Effectiveness Trials for Mental Disorders), National Institute of Mental Health.  Chevy Chase, Md.  August 1, 2000.

 

 

 

ACADEMIC COMMITTEES

            Psychiatry Residency Selection Committee, Ron Rieder, M.D., Chairman.  1981–1992 and 1995–2004.

 

            Executive Committee, Division of Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, Donald Kornfeld, M.D., Chairman.  1998–2004.

 

            Protocol Committee, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Savage, M.D., Chairman.  1999–2001.

 

            Psycho-Oncology Committee, Donald Kornfeld, M.D., Chairman.  1999–present.

 

            Representative (Department of Pschiatry) to Faculty Council, Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University, Dean Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D., Chairman.  2003–


 

TEACHING

            Past

            Individual Psychotherapy Supervision, 1981–1992.  For New York State Psychiatric Institute PGY II, III, and IV Residents.  For 2–3 residents/year.  Ron Rieder, M.D., Coordinator.  Throughout the year.

 

            Development of Gender Identity and Sexuality, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1984–1990.  Part of the Human Development Course.  For Creedmoor residents.  Eugene Friedberg, M.D., Coordinator.  Spring.

 

            Psychotherapy Techniques, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1990–1991.  For Creedmoor residents.  Bonnie Kaufman, M.D., Coordinator.  Spring.

 

            Drop-in Obstetrics/Psychiatry Rounds.  Presbyterian Hospital.  Labor & Delivery Room Staff, 1994–1995.

 

            Psychiatric Issues and Management in Ob-Gyn Patients.  Residents, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Presbyterian Hospital.  1989–1997.  Required course for all residents.  Seminar:  Throughout the year.

 

            Difficult Case Seminar.  Residents, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Presbyterian Hospital, 1989–1997.  PGY I and II Residents.

 

            Gender and Sexual Development and Pathology, Columbia University, Center for Psycho-analytic Training and Research, 1992–1997.  For analytic candidates.  With Eleanor Schuker, M.D.  Spring.

 

            Major Clinical Year Clerkship in Medicine, Psychiatry Preceptor, Columbia University, Department of Medicine, 1997–1999.  For P&S 3rd year Medical Students.  Laurie Stevens, M.D., Coordinator.

 

            Topics in Psychological Management of the Patient with Gynecologic Cancer.  Gynecologic-oncology team, Presbyterian Hospital, 1989–2001.  Multi-disciplinary team (attendings, residents, medical students, social workers, nurses):  Throughout the year.

 

            Psychiatric Issues in Cancer Patients, 1999–2004.  Required seminars and lectures for Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Medical Oncology Fellows.

 

 

            Current

            Consultation - Liaison psychiatry, Presbyterian Hospital, 1989–Present.  Supervision of PGY IV Liaison Resident.  Individual:  Throughout the year.  Supervision of PGY V Liaison Fellow, 1993–Present.  Individual:  Throughout the year.

 

            Human Sexual Development and Pathology, 1993–.  Required course for New York State Psychiatric Institute PGY III Residents.  With Richard C. Friedman, M.D.  Spring.

 

            Sex Differences and Sexuality in Psychiatry, 2009–. Required course for Mt. Sinai School of Medicine PGY IV Psychiatry Residents. With Ronald Rieder, M.D., and Richard C. Friedman, M.D. Fall.

 

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

            Consultant, Adolescent Obstetrical Clinic, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1982–1988

 

            Editorial Boards:  Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 1994–; Women’s Health Issues, 1999–2005); Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2003–

 

            Ad  Hoc Reviewer:  American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (1990–), Fertility & Sterility (1990–), Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology (1988–), Psychosomatics (1991–)

 

            North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics & Gynecology, Member at Large and Program Committee, 1989–Present; Program Chair, 1996 and 1997 Annual Meetings; Vice-President, 1997–1998; President-Elect, 1998–1999; President, 1999–2000

 

            American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Program Chair, 39th Annual Meeting, Winter, 1993; Trustee, 1994–1997, Co-Chair, Psychoanalytic Education Committee, 1996–1997; Treasurer, 2004–

 

            American Psychoanalytic Association, Member, Committee on Issues of Homosexuality, 1994–1999

 

            American College of Psychoanalysts, Board of Regents, 1998–2001

 

            Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP), Co-Chair, Committee on Human Sexuality, 2004–


            Deputy Editor, Psychodynamic Psychiatry (Formerly, J of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry), 2012--.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

A.       Original Peer-Reviewed Articles

 

  1.       Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Morishima, A., Bell, J., and Gruen, R.  Gender role development in two clinical syndromes:  Turner syndrome vs. constitutional short stature.  Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry 26:566–573, 1987.

 

  2.       Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Schiffman, M., Dyrenfurth, I., and Becker, J.  Sex hormones in lesbian and heterosexual women.  Hormones and Behavior 21:347–357, 1987.

 

  3.       Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Gruen, R., Bell, J.J., and Morishima, A.  Psychopathology and social functioning in women with Turner syndrome.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 177:191–201, 1989.

 

  4.       Downey, J., Yingling, S., McKinney, M., Husami, N., Jewelewicz, R., and Maidman, J.  Mood disorders, psychiatric symptoms, and distress in women presenting for infertility evaluation.  Fertility & Sterility 53(3):425–432, 1989.

 

  5.       Downey, J., Elkin, E., Ehrhardt, A.A., Meyer-Bahlburg, H.F.L., Bell, J.J., and Morishima, A.  Cognitive ability and everyday functioning in women with Turner syndrome.  Journal of Learning Disabilities 24(1):32–39, 1991.

 

  6.       Downey, J. and McKinney, M.  Psychiatric status of women presenting for infertility evaluation.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 62(2):196–205, 1992.

 

  7.       Attia, E. and Downey, J.  Psychological consequences of successful treatment:  A case report of a pregnancy assisted by in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer.  Psychosomatics 33(2):218–221, 1992.

 

  8.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Psychobiology of sexual orientation.  Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 5:131–153, 1993.

 

  9.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Psychoanalysis, psychobiology, and homosexuality.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 41:1159–1198, 1993.

 

10.       Downey, J.  Psychiatric consultation:  Guidelines for the obstetrician-gynecologist.  Primary Care Update in Ob/Gyn.  Invited article.  1:72–75, 1994.

 

11.       Downey, J.  Sexual orientation issues in adolescent girls.  Women’s Health Issues 4(2):117–121, 1994.

 

12.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.   Medical Progress:  Homosexuality.  New England Journal of Medicine.  Invited article.  331:923–930 (October 6), 1994.

 

13.       Downey, J. and Whitaker, A.  Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy:  Behavioral aspects of diag-nosis and management.  Clinical Consultations in Obstetrics & Gynecology 6(4):258–264, 1994.

 

14.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Biology and the Oedipus Complex.  Psychoanalytic Quarterly LXIV:234–264, 1995.

 

15.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Internalized homophobia and the negative therapeutic reaction.  Journal of the Academy of Psychoanalysis 23(1):99–113, 1995.

 

16.       McKinney, M., Downey, J., and Timor-Tritsch, I.  Psychological effects of selective fetal reduction.  Fertility & Sterility 64(1):51–61, 1995.

 

17.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy for gay and lesbian patients.  Harvard Mental Health Letter:4–6, November 1995.

 

18.       Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  Internalized homophobia in lesbian relationships.  Journal of the Academy of Psychoanalysis 23(3):435–447, 1995.

 

19.       Downey, J.  Recognizing the range of mood disorders in women.  Medscape, August 28, 1996, http://www.medscape.com, “Women’s Health,” Pfizer, 1996.

 

20.       McKinney, M.K., Tuber, S.B., and Downey, J.  Multifetal pregnancy reduction:  Psychodynamic implications.  Psychiatry 59:393–407, 1996.

 

21.       Fishman, R. and Downey, J.  Depression in women.  Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology 40(3):577–588, 1997.

 

22.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychiatry and homosexuality.  Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 26(4):249–252, 1997.

 

23.       Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Female homosexuality:  Classical psychoanalytic theory reconsidered.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 6(2):471–506, 1998.

            Won prize for best paper published by JAPA in 1998.

 

24.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis and the model of homosexuality as psychopathology:  An historical overview.  American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 58(3):249–270, 1998.

 

25.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Internalized homophobia and gender-valued self-esteem in the psychoanalysis of gay patients.  The Psychoanalytic Review 86:325–347, 1999.

 

26.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  The psychobiology of late childhood:  Significance for psychoanalytic developmental theory and clinical practice.  Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis 8(3):431–448, 2000.

 

27.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis and sexual fantasies.  Archives of Sexual Behavior 9(6):567–586, 2000.

 

28.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Letter to the Editor:  Homosexuality:  Coming Out of the Confusion.  International Journal of Psychoanalysis 85(Part 2):521–523, April 2004.


29.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey. J.I.  Sexual psychodynamics:  I:  The origins of male aggression.  Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry 35(1):97-115, 2007.

 

30.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey , J.I.  Sexual differentiation of behavior:  The foundation of a developmental model of psychosexuality.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.  Invited article, 56:147-175 2008.

 

31.       Downey , J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Homosexuality:  Psychotherapeutic Issues.  British Journal of Psychotherapy, 24(4):429-468 2008.

     

32.       Downey, J.I.  What do women want?:  Psychodynamics of women’s sexuality in 2008.  Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. 37(2):253-268, 2009.

 

33.       Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Taking a sexual history:  The adult psychiatric patient.  Focus: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry VII(4):1-6, Fall, 2009.

 

34.       Friedman. R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychotherapy of bisexual men.  The Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Special Section of Journal of the Academy:  Sexuality: Selected Topics . 38(1):181-197, 2010.

 

35.       Downey, J.I. Driven sexual behavior in bipolar spectrum patients: Psychodynamic issues. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry 39(1):77-92, 2011.

 

36.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I. Psychodynamic psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Psychodynamic Psychiatry 40(1):5-22, 2012.

 

 

 

37.       Adelson, S., Bell, R., Graff, A., Goldenberg, C., Haase, E., Downey, J.I., and Friedman, R.C.  Toward a definition of “hypersexuality” in children and adolescents.  Psychodynamic Psychiatry 40(3):481-503, 2012

 

38.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Sexual differentiation of childhood play:  A contemporary psychoanalytic perspective.  Archives of Sexual Behavior 43:197-211, 2014.

 

 

 


 

 

B.         Chapters and Other Articles

 

  1.       Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Morishima, A., Bell, J., and Gruen, R.  Turner Syndrome vs. constitutional short stature; Psychopathology and reactions to height.  In Growing Up Short; Psychosocial Aspects of Growth Delay (B. Stabler & L. Underwood, eds.).  Hillside, New Jersey:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 1985, pp. 123–138.

 

  2.       Downey, J. and Ehrhardt, A.A.  Long-term behavior of patients with Turner syndrome - an update.  In Turner Syndrome (R.G. Rosenfeld & M.M. Grumbach, eds.).  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1989, pp. 483–493.

 

  3.       Downey, J. and McKinney, M.  Psychiatric research and the new reproductive technologies.  In Psychological Issues and the New Reproductive Technologies (N. Stotland, ed.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Association.  Invited chapter, 1990, pp. 155–168.

 

  4.       Downey, J. and Whitaker, A.  Important psychiatric problems during pregnancy and the postpartum period. In Fetus and Mother;  Medical Principles and Practice (E.A. Reece, J.C. Hobbins, M.J. Mahoney & R.H. Petrie, eds.).  Philadelphia:  Lippincott.  Invited chapter, 1992, pp. 1293–1307.

 

  5.       Downey, J.  Infertility and the new reproductive technologies.  In Obstetric/Gynecologic Issues in Psychiatric Practice (N. Stotland & D. Stewart, eds.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc.  Invited chapter, 1993, pp. 193–206.

 

  6.       McCartney, C. and Downey, J.  Psychiatric aspects of new reproductive technologies.  In Medical Psychiatric Practice, Vol. II (A. Stoudemire & B. Fogel, eds.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc.  Invited chapter, 1993, pp. 301–329.

 

  7.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Constitutional bisexuality reconsidered.  Academy Forum.  Winter 1993, p. 9–12.

 

  8.       Downey, J.  Opinion:  Moral values in psychoanalysis.  Academy Forum.  Winter 1993, p. 2.

 

  9.       Downey, J.  Health care for lesbians.  Women’s Health Care (D. Lemke, L. Marshall, J. Pattison, and D. Cowle, eds.)  Connecticut:  Appleton & Lange.  Invited chapter, 1995, pp. 42–46.

 

10.       Downey, J. and Whitaker, A.  Psychological management in perinatology.  Handbook of Maternal and Fetal Medicine (E.A. Reece, J.C. Hobbins, M.J. Mahoney, and R.H. Petrie, eds.).  Philadelphia:  Lippincott.  Invited chapter, 1992.

 

11.       Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  The negative therapeutic reaction and self-hatred in gay and lesbian patients.  Homosexuality and Mental Health:  A Comprehensive Textbook (R. Cabaj and T. Stein, eds.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc.  Invited chapter, 1996, pp. 471–484.


12.       Downey, J.  Counseling homophobic parents of gay and lesbian young adults.  Academy Forum, 40(3):12–15, 1996.

 

13.       Downey, J. and McCartney, C.  Psychiatric aspects of obstetrics and benign gynecology.  Psychiatry (R. Michels, ed.).  Philadelphia, Lippincott.  Invited chapter, 1997–8, pp. 1–21.

 

14.       Downey, J. and McCartney, C.  Psychiatric care of the patient with gynecologic cancer.  Psychiatry (R. Michels, ed.).  Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven.  Invited chapter, 1997-8, pp. 1–9.

 

15.       Downey, J. and Whitaker, A.  Psychiatric problems during pregnancy and the puerperium.  Medicine of the Fetus and Mother (E. A. Reece and J. C. Hobbins, eds.).  Philadelphia:  Lippincott.  Invited chapter, 1999, pp. 1461–1475.

 

16.       Attia, E.A., Downey, J., and Oberman, M.  Postpartum psychosis.  Postpartum Mood Disorders (L. Miller, ed.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc.  Invited chapter, 1999, pp. 99–117.

 

17.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Male sexual fantasy.  Masculinity and Sexuality:  Selected Topics in the Psychology of Men (R. Friedman and J. Downey, eds.), in Review Series (J. Oldham, M. Riba, and A. Tasman, eds.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1999.

 

18.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Discussing sex in the psychotherapeutic relationship.  Special Report:  Psychotherapy.  Psychiatric Times XVII (7):57–60, July, 2000.

 

19.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis and sexual fantasies.  On the Development of Sexual Attraction (G. Herdt and M. McClintock, eds.).  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2000.

 

20.       Downey, J.I.  Infertility and the new reproductive technologies.  Psychological Aspects of Women’s Health Care (N. Stotland and D. Stewart, eds.), Second edition.  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 2001.

 

21.       Friedman R.C. and Downey, J.I.  The Oedipus Complex and Homosexuality.  Mankind’s Oedipal Destiny (P. Hartocollis, ed.).  Madison, CT:  International University Press, pp. 113–139, 2001.

 

22.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Male and female homosexuality in heterosexual life.  Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals (S. Levine, C. Risen, and S.E. Althof, eds.).  New York:  Brunner-Routledge, 2003.

 

23.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Sexual orientation:  Neuroendocrine and psychodynamic influences.  Psychiatric Times Vol. XXIV(9):47-52, 2007.

 

24.       Downey, J.I.  The first Teichner Scholar visit:  Views from the scholar.  Academy Forum 54(1):5, Winter 2009–2010.

 

25.       Friedman, R.C., Downey, J.I., and Alfonso, C.  Editorial:  Contemporary psychodynamic psychiatry.  Psychodynamic Psychiatry Vol. 42:585-591, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

C.         Books

 

  1.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I., eds.  Masculinity and Sexuality:  Selected Topics in the Psychology of Men.  Review Series (J. Oldham, M. Riba, and A. Tasman, eds.).  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1999.

 

  2.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Sexual Orientation and Psychoanalysis:  Sexual Science and Clinical Practice.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2002.  Paperback Edition under title:  Sexual Orientation and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy:  Sexual Science and Clinical Practice.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2008.

 

  3.       Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I., eds.  Special Issue:  Sexuality:  Selected TopicsThe Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Spring, 2010.

 

 

 

 


 

 

PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS/ABSTRACTS

 

 

1982

 

**Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Schiffman, M., and Dyrenfurth, I.  Sex hormones in homosexual and heterosexual women.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tenth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 20–23, 1982.

 

**Downey, J., Becker, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Schiffman, M., Abel, G.G., and Dyrenfurth, I.  Sex hormones and behavior in lesbian and heterosexual women.  International Academy of Sex Research, Eighth Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 22–26, 1982.

 

 

1983

 

**Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Morishima, A., and Bell, J.  Sexual behavior in women with congenital estrogen deficiency, gonadal dysgenesis, and infertility.  International Academy of Sex Research, Ninth Annual Meeting, Harrison, NY, November 24–27, 1983.

 

 

1984

 

**Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Morishima, A., and Bell, J.  Psychosexual milestones, sex drive, and sexual functioning in women with congenital estrogen deficiency, gonadal dysgenesis, and infertility.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Twelfth Annual Meeting, Sarasota, FL, March 21–24, 1984.

 

 

1985

 

**Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Bell, J., Morishima, A., and Gruen, R.  Impact of estrogen deficiency and birth defect in Turner syndrome:  Long-term mental health effects in childhood and adolescence.  American Academy of Child Psychiatry, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 23–27, 1985.

 

 

1986

 

**Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Bell, J., and Morishima, A.  Endocrine factors and family coping style:  Adolescent and adult functioning in Turner syndrome and constitutional short stature.  American Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fourteenth Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2–5, 1986.

 

**Downey, J., Ehrhardt, A.A., Bell, J., and Morishima, A.  Psychological response to early-diagnosed infertility in women with Turner syndrome.  American Fertility Society/Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, September 27–October 2, 1986.

 

**Downey, J.  Female psychology and the intact self:  Effects of reproductive impairment.  Reflections from a research study.  American Psychoanalytic Association, Fall Meeting, New York, NY, December 17–21, 1986.

 

 

 

 

1987

 

**Downey, J., Yingling, S., Husami, N., Jewelewicz, R., and Maidman, J.  Psychiatric symptoms, mood disorders, and distress in women presenting for fertility evaluation.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fifteenth Annual Meeting, Point Clear, AL, March 25–29, 1987.

 

**Downey, J. and Whitaker, A.  Course, “Too short or too fat”:  The common growth complaints of adolescence and young adulthood. American Psychiatric Association, 140th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 9–15, 1987.

 

**Downey, J., Elkin, E., and Ehrhardt, A.A.  Cognitive abilities in Turner syndrome:  Long-term developmental effects on education and career achievement.  Poster.  American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 21–25, 1987.

 

 

1988

 

**Downey, J., Yingling, S., Husami, N., Jewelewicz, R., and Maidman, J.  Sexual and relationship satisfaction in women presenting for fertility evaluation.  American Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sixteenth Annual Meeting, St. Helena, CA, April 17–21, 1988.

 

**Downey, J.  Intellectual ability and everyday functioning in women with Turner syndrome.  Turner Syndrome:  New Knowledge.  Meeting sponsored by Stanford University and Genentech, Inc., San Francisco, CA, June 25, 1988.

 

**Downey, J., Yingling, S., Husami, N., Jewelewicz, R., and Maidman, J.  Are women presenting for fertility evaluation depressed?  Poster.  American Fertility Society, Forty-Fourth Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 8–13, 1988.

 

 

1989

 

**Downey, J.  Managing the difficult and driven infertility patient.  Roundtable.  American Fertility Society, Forty-Fifth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12–16, 1989.

 

 

1990

 

**Downey, J.  Chronic pelvic pain:  Psychiatric issues.  Special Interest Session.  American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 6–10, 1990.

 

**Downey, J.  The psychiatrist and infertility.  Discussant.  American Psychiatric Association, 143rd Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 12–17, 1990.

 

**Downey, J.  Psychosocial perspectives on Turner syndrome.  Keynote Address.  Turner’s Syndrome Society of the United States, Third Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, October 12–14, 1990.

 

 

1991

 

**Downey, J.  Diversity of research styles in psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology.  Panel Co-Chair and presenter.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nineteenth Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, February 27–March 3, 1991.

 


 

 

**Downey, J. and McKinney, M.  Are women undergoing infertility evaluation psychologically more or less healthy than other women?  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nineteenth Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, February 27–March 31, 1991.

 

**Downey, J.  Romance, sex, and the Turner woman.  First Eastern Regional Turner Conference, meeting sponsored of Connecticut and Genentech, Inc., Mystic, CT, April 13, 1991.

 

**Downey, J.  The new reproductive technologies:  Psychological issues for female patients.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY, December 5–8, 1991.

 

Endicott, J., Downey, J., Harrison, W., Clarvit, S., and Nee, J.  Alprazolam decreases sensitivity to changes in CO2 in women with late luteal phase dysphoric disorder.  (Abstract).  Psychosomatic Medicine, 53:211–244, 1991.

 

 

1992

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Psychoanalytic questions and controversies about sexual orientation.  Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, New York, NY, January 7, 1992.

 

**Downey, J.  Female homosexuality:  A contemporary psychoanalytic perspective.  Association of Medical Psychoanalysts, New York, NY, December 9, 1992.

 

 

1993

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  The psychoanalytic concept of bisexuality.  Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, New York, NY, February 2, 1993.

 

**Downey, J.  Mothers who are lesbians:  Current knowledge and clinical implications.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Twenty-First Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, March 3–7, 1993.  Joint Symposium with the American Psychosomatic Society.

 

**Downey, J.  Psychoanalytic views of female homosexuality.  Westchester Psychoanalytic Society and the Psychiatric Society of Westchester.  Combined Meeting, Purchase, NY, May 17, 1993.

 

**Downey, J. and Reiser, L.  Reproduction and psychoanalysis:  Having a baby in the world of modern medical science.  American College of Psychoanalysts.  Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 22, 1993.

 

**Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  Sexual orientation in women:  Diagnostic problems and treatment guidelines.  American Psychiatric Association District Branch, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 9, 1993.

 

**Downey, J.  Building bridges with the ob/gyn clinician:  Techniques for psychiatrists.  American Psychiatric Association District Branch, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 10, 1993.

 

**Downey, J.  Managing the difficult patient:  Collaboration between the ob/gyn physician and the psychiatrist.  Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, August 5, 1993.

 

**Downey, J.  Sexual orientation in women:  Issues for the clinician.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), Bronx, NY, September 28, 1993.

 

McKinney, M., Downey, J., and Timor-Tritsch, I.E.  Mental health status after multifetal pregnancy reduction.  Poster.  American Fertility Society, Forty-Ninth Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 9–14, 1993.


 

 

**Downey, J.  Psychoanalytic literature on female homosexuality.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Thirty-Seventh Annual Winter Meeting, New York, NY, December 9–12, 1993.

 

 

1994

 

**Downey, J.  Sexual orientation in adolescent girls.  Jacob’s Institute of Women’s Health Symposium, Adolescent Girls’ Health and Self-Esteem, Washington, DC, February 19, 1994.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Sex, brain, and the Oedipus complex.  Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine Symposium, From Sexual Excitement to Erotic Desire, New York, NY, February 26, 1994.

 

**Downey, J.  Dynamic psychotherapy:   Lessons from the cancer ward.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 19–22, 1994.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  The Oedipus complex reconsidered:  A psychobiological psychoanalytic perspective.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 19–22, 1994.

 

**Downey, J.  Internalized homophobia in lesbians.  American Psychiatric Association, 150th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 21–26, 1994.

 

**Downey, J.  Sexual orientation in women:  Issues for the clinician.  Grand Rounds, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, CT, November 2, 1994.

 

**Downey, J.  Women, fertility, and mood.  Seventh Annual New York State Office of Mental Health Research Conference Program, Albany, NY, December 5–7, 1994.

 

 

1995

 

**Downey, J.  The lesbian patient.  Roundtable.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 23rd Annual Meeting, Crystal City, VA, February 22–26, 1995.

 

**McKinney, M. and Downey, J.  Psychological effects of multifetal pregnancy reduction.  First Prize Trainee Paper. American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 23rd Annual Meeting, Crystal City, VA, February 22–26, 1995.  Abstract also published in Women’s Health Issues  5(2):75, 1995.

 

**Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  Homosexuality:  Where we are in 1995.  American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 23rd Annual Meeting, Crystal City, VA, February 22–26, 1995.

 

**Downey, J.  The development of romance and sex in the lives of women with Turner syndrome.  Turner’s Syndrome Society of the United States, 8th Annual Meeting, Plymouth, MA, November 3–5, 1995.

 

Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  The sexual history:  Teaching clinical skills.  (Abstract).  Women’s Health Issues 5:234–235, 1995.

 

 

1996

 

**Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  The sexual history:  Teaching clinical skills.  North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics & Gynecology, 24th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, February 28–March 3, 1996.


 

 

**Downey, J.  Workshop:  Sexual orientation issues in adolescent girls.  Reproductive Health:  Review and Update.  Sponsor:  JSI Research & Training Institute funded by Title X Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.  Burlington, MA, April 25–26, 1996.

 

**Downey, J.  Moods and Mood Disorders.  Second Annual Meeting, Health-Wise Women:  New Information - New Options.  Sponsor:  Affairs of the Heart Committee, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, April 27, 1996.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.  Colloquium:  Sexual orientation and gender identity.  American College of Psychoanalysts, 27th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 4, 1996.

 

**Downey, J.  Psychodynamic aspects of counseling parents of gay and lesbian adolescents and young adults.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 40th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 2–5, 1996.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  The Oedipus Complex and Male Homosexuality.  Presented at 4th Delphi International Psychoanalytic Symposium, Delphi, Greece, July 23–28, 1996.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  The psychoanalytic theory of female homosexuality:  A contemporary view.  American Psychoanalytic Association, 86th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, December 21, 1996.

 

 

1997

 

**McKinney, M. and Downey, J.  How many babies?  Dilemmas posed by multifetal pregnancy reduction.  Presented at the North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics & Gynecology, 25th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, February 13, 1997.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  The Oedipus complex and homosexuality:  Paper and workshop.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 41st Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 15–18, 1997.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis and gender identity:  New developments in psychoanalytic theories and gender identity.  Colloquium.  American College of Psychoanalysts, 28th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 17, 1997.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Anatomy as destiny?  Psychotherapy of a woman with ambiguous genitalia.  Clinical Case Conference:  Discussant.  American Psychiatric Association, 150th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 17-22, 1997.

 

**Downey, J.I.  The Oedipus complex:  A contemporary view.  Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), Bronx, NY, September 16, 1997.

 

**Downey, J.I.  The pregnant patient with a psychiatric disorder:  Making a treatment plan.  Conference:  Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and Postpartum.  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, October 18, 1997.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Post-partum depression.  Course:  The impact of hormonal changes on psychiatric disorders in women.  Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY, December 3, 1997.

 

 

1998

 

** Downey, J.I.  Therapeutic work with a patient who was encouraged to become sexually aroused during sessions with her previous therapist.  Clinical Case Conference:  Discussant.  The American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 41st Winter Meeting, New York, January 10, 1998.


 

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis and gender issues.  The American College of Psychoanalysts, 29th Annual Colloquium.  Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, May 30, 1998.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychodynamic issues in the pregnant patient.  Distinguished Lecturer Series, Society for Liaison Psychiatry.  New York, NY, July 14, 1998.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Female Homosexuality:  Classical psychoanalytic theory reconsidered.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York and Brookdale University Hospital.  Brooklyn, NY, October 27, 1998.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychodynamic issues in pregnancy.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, New York Medical College and Westchester County Medical Center.  Valhalla, NY, October 29, 1998.

 

 

1999

 

**Downey, J.I.  Female homosexuality:  Classical psychoanalytic theory reconsidered.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, January 29, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I.  The psychodynamics of pregnancy.  Scientific Meeting, New York Society of Medical Psychoanalysts.  New York, NY, February 10, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Depression in women.  Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Harlem Hospital Center, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University.  New York, NY, February 17, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychology of pregnancy:  Issues for clinicians.  North-American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics & Gynecology, 27th Annual Meeting.  Maui, Hawaii, February 28–March 3, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Women, sex, and cancer.  Conference, Psychiatric Issues in the Life Cycle of Women.  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, March 20, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I.  The psychodynamics of pregnancy in the consultation-liaison setting.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Cabrini Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Health System, New York, NY, April 30, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychological issues in lesbian pregnancy.  Discussant.  The American Psychoanalytic Association, 89th Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 12, 1999.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis, the brain, and sexual differentiation.  The American College of Psychoanalysts, 30th Annual Colloquium, Washington, DC, May 15, 1999.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Men’s sexual fantasy and behavior:  Clinical Issues.  Symposium on Male Psychosexuality, Psychiatry Update.  American Psychiatric Association, 152nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 18, 1999.

 

 

2000

 

**Downey, J.I.  Diagnosing depression in the female patient.  Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Long Island College Hospital, State University of New York–Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, January 14, 2000.

 

**Friedman, R.C. and Downey, J.I.  Psychoanalysis, homosexuality, and sex research:  Recent developments.  The Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, New York, NY, January 25, 2000


 

 

**Downey, J.  Sex and breast cancer.  Women at Risk, New York, NY, February 9, 2000.

 

**Downey, J.  Medical scholarship in tumultuous times.  Presidential Address, North American Society for Psycho-social Obstetrics & Gynecology, 28th Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, FL, March 9, 2000.

 

**Downey, J.  Woman to woman:  The psychotherapeutic relationship.  American Psychiatric Association, 153rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 15, 2000.

 

**Downey, J. and Friedman, R.C.  Sexual fantasies in psychoanalytic treatment.  The Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, New York, NY, October 24, 2000.

 

 

2001

 

**Downey, J.  Discussing sex during psychiatric treatment.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY, April 20, 2001.

 

**Downey, J.  Dynamic psychotherapy with women who have cancers of the reproductive organs.  American Psychiatric Association, 154th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 5, 2001.

 

**Downey, J.  Sex and the woman with gynecologic cancer.  Symposium on Gynecologic Cancer Care, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ, October 17, 2001.

 

 

2002

 

**Downey, J.I.  Aging and bereavement in the gay and lesbian community.  Clinical Case Conference, Aging and bereavement in a gay man:  Discussant.  American Psychiatric Association, 155th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 20, 2002.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Psychodynamic treatment of internalized homophobia in gay and lesbian patients.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, July 26, 2002.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Couples’ issues in breast cancer.  Women at Risk, New York, NY, July 10, 2002.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Know your patient:  Screening for psychiatric problems in the obstetrical clinic.  The Stuart S. Asch Memorial Symposium, Understanding post-partum psychiatric disorders:  Clinical, practical, and legal issues.  New York, NY, October 2, 2002.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Nichols, G.  Breaking bad news to patients.  Grand Rounds, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, October 3, 2002.

 

 

2003

 

**Downey, J.I., Fine, R., and Oster, M.  Clinician burn-out:  Perspectives of medical oncologists.  Grand Rounds, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, April 10, 2003.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Invited Plenary Speakers.  Homophobia:  A modern psychoanalytic perspective.  Psychoanalytic Association of New York, 311th Scientific Meeting, New York, NY, November 10, 2003.


 

 

**Downey, J.I. and Stoopler, M.  The dying patient:  The clinical oncologist’s perspective.  Grand Rounds, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, December 11, 2003.

 

 

 

2004

 

**Downey, J.I.  Counseling parents of lesbian adolescents and young adults.  Second World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Washington, DC, March 18, 2004.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Discussant:  On-Line Grand Rounds on Homophobia, American Psychiatric Association, June, 2004.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Female homosexuality:  Issues for the psychodynamic therapist.  Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, St. Louis University.  St. Louis, MO, November 2, 2004.

 

**Downey, J.I., Taub, R., and Ennis, R.  Discussing prognosis:  Views from the oncologist’s office.  Grand Rounds, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  New York, NY, November 11, 2004.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Meet the authors:  The intellectual creation of Sexual Orientation and Psychoanalysis.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, 48th Winter Meeting.  Washington, DC, December 3, 2004.

 

 

2005

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Workshop:  Sexual psychodynamics in clinical practice.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, 49th Winter Meeting.  New York, NY, December 10, 2005.

 

 

2006

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Sexuality and Women:  Current Discussions.  Science, psychoanalysis and the psychology of women:  Work over twenty years.  American Psychoanalytic Association, Winter Meeting, New York, NY, January 18, 2006.

 

Downey. J.I.  Chair-person:  On-Line Grand Rounds on Attachment and Sexuality in Psychotherapy, American Psychiatric Association, January, 2006.

 

**Downey, J.I., McLean, D., and Friedman, R.C.  Chair-person and first discussant.  Clinical Case Conference.  Sealed with a kiss:  Using the sexual history in psychodynamic psychotherapy.  American Psychiatric Association, 159th Annual Meeting.  Toronto, Canada, May 22, 2006.

 

 

2007

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Teaching the Sexual History to Psychiatric Residents.  Workshop, AADPRT Meeting (American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training), 36th Annual Meeting, March 8–11, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 10, 2007.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Depression and Menopause.  Course entitled:  Postmenopausal Health and Treatment:  An Update.  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, November 17, 2007.


 

 

**Downey, J.I.  Mind, Mood, and Sexuality after Breast Cancer.  WOMEN AT RISK:  The Laurie Bass Sklaver Annual Symposium (Mind & Body:  Sexuality, Intimacy, & Breast Cancer), New York, NY, November 29, 2007.

 

 

2008

 

**Downey, J.I.  Menopause and mood.  Course entitled:  Mood Disorders across the Female Life Cycle.  Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, March 8, 2008.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Sexual plasticity in women:  Clinical Issues.  Course entitled:  Sex, Love, and Relationships.  National Jewish Medical and Research Center and the Colorado Psychiatric Society, Denver, CO, March 15, 2008.

 

**Downey, J.I.  What women want:  Psychodynamics of women’s sexuality in 2008.  Presidential Lecture.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2, 2008.

 

**Downey, J.I. and Friedman, R.C.  Psychodynamics of women’s sexuality:  What do women want?  Presidential Panel.  Today’s Dynamic Psychiatry — Not your Grandparents’ Psychoanalysis.  American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 6, 2008.

 

**Downey, J.I.  What women want:  Psychodynamics of women’s sexuality in 2008.  Organizzazione di Psicoanalisti Italiani Federazione e Ristro (OPIFER), Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy, October 25, 2008.

 

 

 

 

2009

 

**Downey, J.I.  Talking to patients about sex.  Hospital-wide Grand Rounds, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, January 27, 2009.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychodynamic understanding of women’s sexuality:  What do women want?  Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, January 28, 2009.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychodynamic thinking and the psychiatric resident:  Lessons from a “classic course.”  Joint Panel of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry and the American College of Psychoanalysts, San Francisco, CA, May 16, 2009.

 

**Downey, J.I.  The first Teichner Scholar visit:  Views from the scholar.  American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 53rd Annual Meeting, May 17, 2009.

 

**Downey, J.I.  When the patient is a mother:  Addressing parenting issues in psychotherapy, promises, and pitfalls.  APA Presidential Symposium, American Psychiatric Association, 162nd Annual Meeting, May 20, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010


 

**Downey, J.I.  Female homosexuality.  Psychoanalytic Institute, Cincinnati, OH, March 9, 2010.


 

**Downey, J.I.  Sexuality and the bipolar spectrum:  Psychodynamic issues.  Department of Psychiatry Grand Grounds, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, March 10, 2010.


 

**Downey, J.I.  Driven sexual behavior in adults with “soft bipolarity”:  A psychodynamic perspective.  American Psychiatric Association, 163rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 18, 2010.


 

**Downey, J.I.  Getting to know the adult patient:  Taking a clinically valuable sexual history.  Institute on Psychiatric Services, American Psychiatric Association, Boston, MA, October 15, 2010.



2011


 

**Downey, J.I.  Psychodynamic teaching in the psychiatric residency:  The first Teichner Scholar visit.  American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, Austin, TX, March 4, 2011.


 

**Downey, J.I.  Transgender phenomena:  Psychodynamic issues.  Psychoanalytic Institute, Cincinnati, OH, April 12, 2011.


 

**Downey. J.I.  Sexual fantasies in men and women.  Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Univ. of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, April 13, 2011.




2012


 

**Downey, J.I.  Taking a Sexual History:  The adult psychiatric patient.  Department of Psychiatry Grand Grounds, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Queens, New York, January 11, 2012.



 

**Friedman R.C., Downey J.I., Alfonso, C.A., and Silvio, J.  Interfacing with the Academy Journal, Psychodynamic Psychiatry:  News in 2012.  Presented at 56th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA, May 5, 2012.

 

 

2013

 

**Downey, J.I.  Getting to know the adult patient:  Taking a clinically valuable sexual history.  Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York, January 29, 2013.

 

**Downey, J.I.  Workshop:  Multicultural and intergenerational aspects of suicide.  Discussant.  Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA, May 17, 2013.

 

 

2014

 

**Downey, J.I.  Sexuality in bipolar patients:  Lessons from a private practice study.  Presented at the 58th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, New York, NY, May 3, 2014.

 

**Downey, J.I., Friedman, R.C., Haase, E., Adelson, S., Goldenberg, D., Bell, R., Edsall, S.  Sexuality in psychiatric outpatients with bipolar disorder.  Poster, preented at the Annual Meeting, International Academy of Sex Research, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 29, 2014.

 

 

2015

 

**Downey, J.I.  The Psychodynamic Assessment:  Setting therapeutic goals and making a treatment plan.  Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                       

 

**Presented at respective meetings.