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Dr. Bursztajn's long standing special interests is psychiatric and forensic psychiatric diagnostic interviewing. This includes the differentiation of suffering in the post-traumatic spectrum from misattribution, unrelated major mental illness, exaggeration and malingering.

Dr. Bursztajn's most recent presentations are:

Also among Dr. Bursztajn's areas of expertise are public health education and violence prevention.was one of the few analysts who, from the outset was able to validly identify the activities of the Washington DC area snipers as being characteristic of copycat terrorists. See CNN Interview

Leading forensic investigators describing Dr. Bursztajn's selection to provide forensic psychiatric expertise for the two hour television documentary The Assassination of King Tut , Discovery Channel, Fall 2002.

MCMCMedical Choices, Medical Chances: How Patients, Families, and Physicians Can Cope With Uncertainty

This classic book has been reviewed favorably in leading medical journals ranging from the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association to the Journal of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Bursztajn has an active patient care practice and consults to physicians, institutions, judges, and plaintiff and defense counsel nationally.