Paula Stoessel, Ph.D.


Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Work Phone Number: (800) 825-9989

Mailing Address:

UCLA Psychr and Behav Sciences
BOX 956968, 1015 Gayley Ave, Ste 101, Los Angeles CA 90024
Los Angeles, CA 90095



A selected list of publications:

Brody A L, Saxena S, Stoessel P, Gillies L A, Fairbanks L A, Alborzian S, Phelps M E, Huang S C, Wu H M, Ho M L, Ho M K, Au S C, Maidment K, Baxter L R   Regional brain metabolic changes in patients with major depression treated with either paroxetine or interpersonal therapy: preliminary findings Archives of general psychiatry, 2001; 58(7): 631-40.
Brody A L, Saxena S, Schwartz J M, Stoessel P W, Maidment K, Phelps M E, Baxter L R   FDG-PET predictors of response to behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy in obsessive compulsive disorder Psychiatry research, 1998; 84(1): 1-6.
Schwartz J M, Stoessel P W, Baxter L R, Martin K M, Phelps M E   Systematic changes in cerebral glucose metabolic rate after successful behavior modification treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder Archives of general psychiatry, 1996; 53(2): 109-13.
Stoessel P W, Bystritsky A, Pasnau R O   Screening for anxiety disorders in the primary care setting Family practice, 1995; 12(4): 448-51.
Pasnau R O, Stoessel P   Mental health service for medical students Medical education, 1994; 28(1): 33-9; discussion 55-7.
Bystritsky A, Stoessel P, Yager J   Psychometric discrimination between anxiety and depression The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 1993; 181(4): 265-7.