Selected Publications

1. Yovtcheva S, Rifai MA, Moles JK et al "Psychiatric co-morbidities in patients with Hepatitis C " Psychosomatics 2001; 42(5): 411-415. Reprinted in Focus 2005 (3); 261-265
2. Rifai MA, Bozorg B, Rosenstein DL "Interferon for Hepatitis C patients with psychiatric disorders" American Journal of Psychiatry 2004; 161(12): 2331-2332
3. Rifai MA, Rosenstein DL "Hepatitis C and Psychiatry " Focus 2005 (3): 194-202
4. Yovtcheva S, Rifai MA, Moles JK et al " Psychiatric co-morbidities in patients with Hepatitis C " Focus 2005 (3); 261-265
5. Rifai MA" Interferon treatment of Hepatitis C patients with psychiatric disorders: evidence based risk-benefit assessment" Primary Care Companion Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2005: 7 (2): 74-75
6. Rifai MA, Moles JK, Short DD "Hepatitis C treatment eligibility and outcomes in patients with psychiatric disorders" Psychiatric Services 2006; 47: 570-572
7. Rifai MA, Indest D, Nelligan J and Hauser P "Psychiatric Care of the Hepatitis C Patient "Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 2006; 9 (6): 508-519
8. Norris ER, Rifai MA, Kaufamnn MW "Preoperative Stress Syndromes and their Evaluation, Consultation and Management" Anesthesiology Clinics of North America 2009; 27:55-71
9. Rifai MA "To Screen or Not to Screen for Hepatitis C" Psychiatric Services 2010; 61 (3): 325-326
10. Rifai MA, Gleason OC, Sabouni D "Psychiatric care of the Hepatitis C patient; A review of the literature" Primary Care Companion Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2010; 12 e1-e13
11. Richmond JS, Berlin JS, Fishkind AB, Holloman GH, Zeller SL, Wilson MP, Rifai MA, Ng AT "Verbal De-escalation of the Agitated Patient: Consensus Statement of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry Project BETA De-escalation Workgroup" Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012;13(1):17-25
12. Rifai MA, Sabouni MA "Utilizing genomic polymorphisms to personalize hepatitis C therapies" Current Opinion in Organ Transplant 2012; 17: 198-203