Samuel B. Thielman, MD, PhD


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Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Social & Community Psychiatry
P.O. Box 786
Montreat, NC 28757
Office Telephone:
(828) 348-0456
  • MD, Duke University, 1980
  • PhD, Duke University, 1986
Research Interests:
Psychological responses to terrorism
History of Medicine (Psychiatry)
Representative Publications:
  • Larson, DB; Thielman, SB; Greenwold, MA; Lyons, JS; Post, SG; Sherrill, KA; Wood, GG; Larson, SS. Religious content in the DSM-III-R glossary of technical terms. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1993;150:1884-1885.  Abstract
  • Larson, DB; Sherrill, KA; Lyons, JS; Craigie, FC; Thielman, SB; Greenwold, MA; Larson, SS. Associations between dimensions of religious commitment and mental health reported in the American Journal of Psychiatry and Archives of General Psychiatry: 1978-1989. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1992;149:557-559.  Abstract
  • Thielman, SB. Community management of mental disorders in antebellum America. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences. 1989;44:351-374.  Abstract
  • Thielman, SB. Madness and medicine: trends in American medical therapeutics for insanity, 1820-1860. Bulletin of the History of Medicine. 1987;61:25-46.  Abstract
  • Thielman, SB; Melges, FT. Julia Rush's diary: coping with loss in the early nineteenth century. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1986;143:1144-1148.  Abstract
  • Thielman, SB. Psychiatry and social values: the American Psychiatric Association and immigration restriction, 1880-1930. Psychiatry: interpersonal and biological processes. 1985;48:299-310.  Abstract