Lawrence A Vitulano PhD

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Integrative Medicine at YaleChild Study Center: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program; Yale Academic Skills Clinic

Research Interests

Behavioral Activation CBT and other interventions for change; anxiety disorders; dissemination of evidenced based treatments ; obsessive-compulsive disorders; Tourette's syndrome; anger management; adjustments in chronic illness; Integrative Medicine; hypnosis; sports psychology; executive coaching and leadership development; business ethics and decision making


  • Ph.D., Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1977

Selected Publications

  • Ali, A and Vitulano, LA: A brief report: Yale Research Symposium on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 83, 1-3, 2010.
  • Fortier, M, Weinberg, M, Vitulano, LA, Chorney, JM, Martin, SR, Kain, Z: Effects of therapeutic suggestion in children undergoing general anesthesia: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Anesthesia, 20, 90-99, 2010.
  • Lebowitz, ER, Vitulano, LA, Mataix-Cols, D, Leckman, JF. Editorial Perspective: When OCD takes over the family! Coercive and disruptive behaviors in paediatric obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, in press.


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