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    Sonia Pawluczyk, MD

    TitleClinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & The Behavioral Sciences (Part Time)
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentPsychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences
    AddressHCT 3000 1520 San Pablo Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9409
    Phone+1 323 442 7600
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      Dr. Pawluczyk was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After receiving her MD diploma at the Medical School of the University of Buenos Aires, she completed the “Curso Superior de Psiquiatria” at Hospital Borda. She moved to Los Angeles and entered the residency training in Psychiatry at LAC+USC. She did a fellowship in Psychiatry and the Law and in Geriatric Psychiatry. She then joined the Department of Psychiatry and has been part of the Geriatric Studies Center since 1991. Dr. Pawluczyk practices at the Memory and Aging Center at USC and she is also a consultant at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. Dr. Pawluczyk is fluent in Spanish.


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      1. Schneider LS, Frangakis C, Drye LT, Devanand DP, Marano CM, Mintzer J, Mulsant BH, Munro CA, Newell JA, Pawluczyk S, Pelton G, Pollock BG, Porsteinsson AP, Rabins PV, Rein L, Rosenberg PB, Shade D, Weintraub D, Yesavage J, Lyketsos CG. Heterogeneity of Treatment Response to Citalopram for Patients With Alzheimer's Disease With Aggression or Agitation: The CitAD Randomized Clinical Trial. Am J Psychiatry. 2016 May 1; 173(5):465-72. PMID: 26771737.
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      2. Bakken TE, Roddey JC, Djurovic S, Akshoomoff N, Amaral DG, Bloss CS, Casey BJ, Chang L, Ernst TM, Gruen JR, Jernigan TL, Kaufmann WE, Kenet T, Kennedy DN, Kuperman JM, Murray SS, Sowell ER, Rimol LM, Mattingsdal M, Melle I, Agartz I, Andreassen OA, Schork NJ, Dale AM. Association of common genetic variants in GPCPD1 with scaling of visual cortical surface area in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 6; 109(10):3985-90. PMID: 22343285.
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      3. Sano M, Egelko S, Jin S, Cummings J, Clark CM, Pawluczyk S, Thomas RJ, Schittini M, Thal LJ. Spanish instrument protocol: new treatment efficacy instruments for Spanish-speaking patients in Alzheimer disease clinical trials. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2006 Oct-Dec; 20(4):232-41. PMID: 17132967.
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      4. Olin JT, Fox LS, Pawluczyk S, Taggart NA, Schneider LS. A pilot randomized trial of carbamazepine for behavioral symptoms in treatment-resistant outpatients with Alzheimer disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2001; 9(4):400-5. PMID: 11739066.
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      5. Sano M, Mackell JA, Ponton M, Ferreira P, Wilson J, Pawluczyk S, Pfeiffer E, Thomas RG, Jin S, Schafer K, Schittini M, Grundman M, Ferris SH, Thal LJ. The Spanish Instrument Protocol: design and implementation of a study to evaluate treatment efficacy Instruments for Spanish-speaking patients with Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 1997; 11 Suppl 2:S57-64. PMID: 9236954.
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      6. Schneider LS, Olin JT, Pawluczyk S. A double-blind crossover pilot study of l-deprenyl (selegiline) combined with cholinesterase inhibitor in Alzheimer's disease. Am J Psychiatry. 1993 Feb; 150(2):321-3. PMID: 8422085.
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      7. Pollock VE, Schneider LS, Zemansky MF, Gleason RP, Pawluczyk S. Topographic quantitative EEG amplitude in recovered alcoholics. Psychiatry Res. 1992 May; 45(1):25-32. PMID: 1410076.
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      8. Schneider LS, Lyness SA, Pawluczyk S, Gleason RP, Sloane RB. Do blood pressure and age predict response to tacrine (THA) in Alzheimer's disease? A preliminary report. Psychopharmacol Bull. 1991; 27(3):309-14. PMID: 1775604.
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      9. Schneider LS, Syapin PJ, Pawluczyk S. Seizures following triazolam withdrawal despite benzodiazepine treatment. J Clin Psychiatry. 1987 Oct; 48(10):418-9. PMID: 2889721.
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