Selected Publications

Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran. Stanford University Press. 2016

Introduction to The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction. Comma Press. 2019

The Pedagogical History of Psychiatry in Iran. Journal of Iranian Studies. Forthcoming 2019.

Ruptures and Their Afterlife: A Cultural Critique of Trauma. Middle East - Topics & Arguments (META), Vol. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 131-44,

The Psycho-Politics of Wellbeing. MERIP. MER286, Spring 2018

Re-making the Craft: Reflections on Pedagogy, Ethnography, and Anthropology in Iran. American Anthropology. March 2018.

Negotiating Health and Life: Syrian Refugees and The Politics of Access in Lebanon. With Sarah E Parkinson. Social Science and Medicine. 146: 324-331. 2015

Beyond ‘Trauma’: Notes on Emerging Agendas for Understanding Mental Health in the Middle East. Editor. Special Issue in Medicine, Anthropology, Theory. Vol 2(3), 2015

Medicalisation As A Way of Life. In Beyond ‘Trauma’: Notes on Emerging Agendas for Understanding Mental Health in the Middle East. Ed. Behrouzan O. Medicine, Anthropology, Theory.  Vol 2(3), 2015

Writing Prozāk Diaries in Tehran: Generational Anomie and Psychiatric Subjectivities. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. 2015. 39(3): 399-426

«Behaves Like a Rooster and Cries Like a (four-eyed) Canine»: The Politics and Poetics of Depression and Psychiatry in Iran. With MJ Fischer. In eds., Hinton and Hinton. Genocide and Mass Violence Memory, Symptom, and Recovery. Cambridge University Press. 2014

The Psychological Impact of the Iraq War. Foreign Policy, Middle East Channel. April 2013. 

Health impact Assessment of the Iran-Iraq War. Expert Adviser. Medact. 2013 

An Epidemic of Meanings: The Significance of History, Gender and Language in HIV/AIDS Epidemics. In J. Klot and V.K. Nguyen (ed.), The Fourth Wave: Violence, Gender, Culture and HIV in the 21st Century. Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and UNESCO. 2010