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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

James Haug, MD, Elizabeth Riddle, MSW, LISW, and Thomas E. Steele, MD, DLFAPA

James Haug, MD
James Haug, MD, is currently the Chief Resident for out-patient psychiatry in the General Psychiatry Training Program at MUSC.  He will complete his general residency training in June, 2014 and start a fellowship in addiction psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver in July. 

He grew up in a small town in Southern Colorado and then went on to attend the University of Denver.  There, he was involved in the Honors Program, the Undergraduate Senate and First-Year Orientation.  He graduated with a major in Biology and was selected to Phi Beta Kappa.  He then attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.  He was a member of the Rural Health Track and was co-directed of a summer program for students from rural Colorado.

During his residency at MUSC, he has served on several committees including the Resident Education Committee and the Resident Selection Committee among others.  He has also served as the Member-in-Training Representative on the South Carolina Psychiatric Association Executive Committee.  During his third-year he was elected by his peers and faculty as a Chief Resident.  During residency he has pursued interests in addiction psychiatry and psychotherapy with an emphasis on patients with borderline personality disorder.  He is currently leading a dialectical behavioral therapy group.

Elizabeth Riddle, MSW, LISW
Ms. Riddle is a graduate of Winthrop University and the University of Georgia School of Social Work. She joined the faculty of the MUSC College of Medicine in 1973. Her areas of interest include individual and couple/marital psychotherapy, and her primary role in the Department of Psychiatry is the education/training of psychiatry residents in the practice of psychotherapy.

Thomas E. Steele, MD, DLFAPA
Dr. Steele received his A.B. cum laude from Wabash College, and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After an internship in Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland (now Case-Western Reserve University), he served in the US Public Health Service at NIH. He subsequently received an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, then pursued residency in psychiatry at Stanford University. Following completion of residency he was Assistant then Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he was Director of the Dana Clinic and Director of Undergraduate Education in the Department of Psychiatry. After coming to Charleston he was Associate Professor then Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, where his clinical roles included Director of the Mental Hygiene Clinic at the Charleston VA Hospital, Director of the Adult Residents' Clinic, and Inpatient Attending at the Medical University. He has published in the areas of medical education, psychopharmacology, and psychological adaptation to chronic renal disease, and is the author of the acclaimed "Outpatient Psychiatry: A Beginner's Guide."  He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, and is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Since retiring as Professor Emeritus from the Medical University, he has maintained a private outpatient practice and has been a volunteer physician at the Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic.
At the completion of this session, the participant will be able to:
1.  Explain the differences between dissociative identity disorder and borderline personality disorder.
2.  Discuss structuring the longitudinal treatment with patients who have borderline personality disorder.
3.  Explain the importance of place expectations on the patient in borderline personality disorder.

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