Publications: Robert C. Larsen

Publications: Robert C. Larsen, M.D., M.P.H.

Larsen RC. Peer Support for PTSD: An Adjunct Treatment Approach. Psycom for Professionals (, June 2022.

Larsen RC. Legislating Medical Procedures. Psychiatric Times, May 2022.

Larsen RC. Wounded Workers: Let Their Tales Be Told. Psychiatric Times, May 2022.

Larsen RC. Is It Time to Reconsider the Restrictions of the Goldwater Rule? Psychiatric Time, April 2022.

PTSD and Peer Support An Adjunct Treatment Approach (

Larsen R.C. Wounded Workers: Tales from a Working Man’s Shrink. Santa Fe: Working Man’s Press, 2021.

Huston M., Larsen R.C. Occupational Mental Health & Workplace Violence. In: LaDou J., Harrison R., editors. Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 5th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014: 619-628.

Larsen R.C. Letter to the Editor (on PTSD and DSM-5). American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Newsletter, January 2012: 28.
  Larsen R.C. Psychiatric Syndromes Common to the Workplace. In: Rom W.N., editor. Environmental and Occupational Medicine, 4th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007: 822-835.     Seward J.P., Larsen R.C. Occupational Stress. In: LaDou J., editor. Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 4th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007: 579-594.
  Larsen R.C. Courage to Cowardice: Options for Workplace Tragedy. California Workers’ Compensation Educator, 2004; 22: 14-20.

Larsen R.C. The Limitations of Objective Standards. The Bulletin of the California Society of Industrial Medicine & Surgery, 2004; 25: 33-35.

Larsen R.C. Making Us Better Listeners (book review). Northern California Psychiatric Physician May/June 2003; 10-11.

Larsen R.C. Psychiatric Fitness-For-Duty Examinations. In: Kahn J.P. & Langlieb A.M., eds. Mental Health and Productivity in the Workplace. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003: 329-345.

Larsen R.C. Psychiatric Syndromes Common to the Workplace. In: Rom W.N., editor. Environmental and Occupational Medicine, 3rd edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven, 1998:881-889.

Larsen R.C. Inappropriate Workplace Aggression: Case Examples. Psychiatric Annals 1998; 28:253-258.

Larsen R.C. Occupational Psychiatry: Overview and Recent Advances. Directions in Psychiatry 1997; 17:351-360.

Larsen R.C. Workers’ Compensation Stress Claims: Workplace Causes and Prevention. Psychiatric Annals 1995; 25: 234-237.

Committee on Occupational Psychiatry (Larsen RC-member), Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry: Introduction to Occupational Psychiatry. Washington, D.C. American Psychiatric Press; 1993.

Larsen R.C. The Psychiatric Component of Functional Capacity Assessment. Journal of Disability 1993; 3: 51-62.

Larsen R.C. Ethics and Confidentiality: Mental Health in the Organization. In: Kahn J., editor. Mental Health in the Workplace. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold; 1993: 53-63.

Larsen R.C. Workers’ Comp Criticism Was Misdirected. (letter to the editor) California Physician, October, 1992; 8-10.

Larsen R.C. Job Stress Claims Could Be System’s Downfall. California Physician, June, 1992; 37-39.

Larsen R.C. Mental Health in the Vocational Rehabilitation Process for Industrially-Injured Workers. San Francisco Vocational Services Center Point 1991; 2:4-5.

Becker C.E., Larsen R.C. Substance Abuse and Employee Assistance Programs. In: LaDou J., editor. Occupational Medicine. Appleton and Lange; 1990: 481-488.

Larsen R.C. Ethical Issues in Psychiatry and Occupational Medicine. In: Larsen R.C., Felton J.S., editors. Psychiatric Injury in the Workplace. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.; 1988: 719-726.

Larsen R.C. Psychiatry & the Workplace. San Francisco Medicine, 1986; 59:22-23.

Larsen R.C. State Medical Societies: Their Perception and Handling of Impairment. In: Scott C.D., Hawk J., editors. Heal Thyself: The Health of Health Professionals. New York: Brunner Mazel; 1986: 228-234.

Ziegler J.L., Strull W.M., Larsen R.C., et al. Stress and Medical Training. West J. Med. 1985; 142:814-819.

Larsen R.C. The Resident’s Perspective of Training: An Opportunity for Personal Growth. J Psychiatric Education. 1983; 7:296-303.

Adams N.H., Larsen R.C. Occupational Mental Health: Services for the Industrial Sector. PSI Consultants,1983.

Larsen R.C. The Impaired, Imbalanced Physician. San Francisco Medicine. 1983; 56:22-23.

Larsen R.C. Treatment of Impaired Physicians (letter to the editor). JAMA. 1983; 250:359.

Larsen R.C. Residential Care: Less Than an Alternative Family Setting. Quality Review Bulletin. 1983; 9:126-130.

Larsen R.C. Treatment of the Impaired Physician: The California Board of Medical Quality Assurance Program. West J Med. 1982; 137:265-269.

Larsen R.C. The Path to Wellness & Identity Formation. Northern California Psychiatric Society Newsletter, April, 1981; 7.

Larsen R.C. Resident Apathy. NCPS Newsletter. February,1981; 4.

Larsen R.C. A Psychiatric Trainee’s Position on the DMH (Doctorate of Mental Health) Program. NCPS Newsletter. December 1980; 6-7.

Larsen R.C. A Resident’s Position of Pro-Boycott of (APA) Meetings. NCPS Newsletter. October,1980; 5.

Larsen R.C. Kaiser V: The Self-Help Process in a Group of Cancer Patients. Current Concepts in Psychiatry. 1978; 4:15-18.

Larsen R.C. Kaiser V: Cancer Self-Help. Issues in Radical Therapy. 1978; 21:12-13.

Hinkley R.E., Eckenhoff R.G., Larsen R.C. Microtubule-Macrotubule Transformation Induced by Volatile Anesthetics. American Society of Anes. 1975; 335-356.

Wise G.E., Larsen R.C. Ultrastructural Evidence of Concanavalin A Binding Sites in Enucleated Mammalian Cells. Exptl. Cell Res. 97,1975;141-150.