Dr. James Joseph Ciarcia MD Psychiatrist

Dr. James Ciarcia is a psychiatrist in Branford, Connecticut and is affiliated with Hospital of Saint Raphael. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 20 doctors at Hospital of Saint Raphael who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: Addiction, Geriatric, Psychopharmacology, Psychosomatic Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Education & Medical Training

New York Presby Hospital - Westchester Div
Residency, Psychiatry, 1975–1979

Albany Medical College
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 31 years in Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 18 years in Geriatric Psychiatry

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Increased cortical GABA concentrations in depressed patients receiving ECT.
Sanacora, G., Mason, G.F., Rothman, D.L., Hyder, F., Ciarcia, J.J., Ostroff, R.B., Berman, R.M., Krystal, J.H.

Identification and treatment of depression in a cohort of patients maintained on chronic peritoneal dialysis.
Wuerth, D., Finkelstein, S. H., Ciarcia, J., Peterson, R., Kliger, A. S., Finkelstein, F. O.

DSM III and consultation-liaison psychiatry: toward a comprehensive medical model of the patient.
Leigh, H., Price, L., Ciarcia, J., Mirassou, M. M.

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