Joseph E Thornton

Joseph E Thornton, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 594-1870
Business Email: joethornton@ufl.edu

About Joseph E Thornton

Dr. Joseph Thornton is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry. He is the Founding Director for the UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit and works clinically in the General Adult Division both inpatient and outpatient services.

Accomplishments

Distinguished Fellow
2021 · American Psychiatric Association

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016-2020,2023-2025
MDU4061 Introduction to Medical Bioethics
2016-2020,2024
MDU4031 Medicine and the Law
2016-2018
GMS6873 Introduction to Medical Bioethics
2018
PAS5125 Psychiatry
2018
MDC7830 Psychiatry Clerkship
2017-2018
MDU4850 Diseases of Eating
2016-2018
GMS6874 Medicine and the Law
2023-2025
MDU4003 Introduction to the Professions of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Subspecialties
  • Adult Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Depression in older adults
  • Obesity

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-2868-2923

Publications

2024
AI-Generated Clinical Summaries.
JAMA. 331(22):1967-1968 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2024.7277. [PMID] 38753346.
2023
A Call to Address AI “Hallucinations” and How Healthcare Professionals Can Mitigate Their Risks.
Cureus. 15(9) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.44720. [PMID] 37809168.
2023
Artificial intelligence and psychiatry research and practice.
Asian journal of psychiatry. 81 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajp.2023.103509. [PMID] 36806373.
2023
Chatbot Confabulations Are Not Hallucinations.
JAMA internal medicine. 183(10) [DOI] 10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.4231. [PMID] 37578766.
2023
Does machine-learning-based prediction of suicide risk actually reduce rates of suicide: A critical examination.
Asian journal of psychiatry. 88 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajp.2023.103769. [PMID] 37741111.
2019
Multispecialty Opioid Risk Reduction Program Targeting Chronic Pain and Addiction Management in Veterans.
Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS. 36(9):406-411 [PMID] 31571808.
2018
Learning Research Ethics; Why It Matters.
Asian journal of psychiatry. 34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajp.2018.04.038. [PMID] 29709321.
2017
Mental Health Outcomes After Having or Being Denied an Abortion.
JAMA psychiatry. 74(6) [DOI] 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0797. [PMID] 28492925.
2015
Psychiatry is a clinical neuroscience, but how do we move the field?
Asian journal of psychiatry. 17:135-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajp.2015.08.013. [PMID] 26419193.
2005
Effects of repeated dose isaradapine on the abuse liability of cocaine
Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 13(4):319-326
2003
Community readiness to prevent intimate partner violence in Bexar County
Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 14(3):227-238
2002
Increasing physician impact on the prevention of domestic violence
Texas Medicine. 98(1):58-61
2001
Continuous improvement process for health services to victims of domestic violence
. 10:540-554
2000
A role for valproate in the treatment of sedative-hypnotic withdrawal and for relapse prevention
Alcohol and Alcoholism. 35(4):319-323
1992
A behavioral microanalysis of the effects of haloperidol and oxazepam in demented psychogeriatric inpatients
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 7:253-262
1991
A prospective naturalistic study of electroconvulsive therapy in late-life depression
Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 4:3-13
1991
Adjunctive lithium carbonate in nortriptyline-resistant elderly depressed patients
Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 11:254-256
1990
A Retrospective, Chart Review Study of Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy (M-ECT) in a University Based Practice
. 6:121-128
1990
Factor analysis and preliminary validation of the mini-mental state examination from a longitudinal perspective
International Psychogeriatrics. 2:123-134
1989
Open-trial maintenance pharmacotherapy in late-life depression: Survival analysis
Psychiatry Research. 29:58-65
1986
Microcomputerized testing of drug effects on divided attention
Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 22:73-75
1986
Treating the Alzheimer’s Disease Syndrome
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 24:16-22
1985
Gamma-vinyl-GABA treatment of tardive dyskinesia and other movement disorders
Biological Psychiatry. 20:888-893
1984
Case report of tardive dyskinesia and Parkinsonism associated with amoxapine therapy
The American Journal of Psychiatry. 141(5):704-705
1984
Gaining conceptual control in a psychiatric clinic with a microcomputer database
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1981
Rapid assay of herpes simplex virus sensitivity to drugs.
Acta Ophthalmologica. 59:259-269

Education

Residency – Psychiatry
1985 · Stanford University
Residency – Psychiatry and Neurology
1982 · Stanford University
Medical Degree
1981 · University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
1976 · University of Texas

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 594-1870
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
Psychiatry
4037 NW 86th Terrace
Springhill 1, Ste 3127
GAINESVILLE FL 32606