Department of Psychiatry

William M. Klykylo, M.D., Interim Chair

Douglas A. Songer, M.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Training Director of Psychiatry, Miami Valley Hospital

Wright State University
PO Box 927
Dayton, OH 45401-0927

Phone: (937) 208-2512


M.D., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1992
Residency, Wright State University, 1992-96


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Psychiatry, 1997

Representative Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Sansone, RA, Gaither GA, Songer DA. Self-harm behaviors across the life cycle: a pilot study of inpatients with borderline personality disorder. Comp Psychiatry 2002; 43:215-218.

Sansone, RA, Gaither GA, Songer DA. The relationships among childhood abuse, borderline personality, and self-harm behavior in psychiatric inpatients. Violence and Victims 2002; 1: 49-55.

Sansone RA, Songer DA, Gaither GA. Diagnostic approaches to borderline personality and their relationship to self-harm behavior. Int J Psych Clin Prac 2001; 5: 273-277.

Songer DA, Barclay J. Olanzapine-induced priapism. AM J Psychiatry, 2001; 158:2087-88.

Chapters in Books

Songer DA. Pain Disorders. In The Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy. Academic Press (2002): 319-324.

Bienenfeld D, Songer D. Geriatric Psychiatry. In Psychiatry: Behavioral Science and Clinical Essentials. WB Saunders, 2000:627-643.