Chris C. Streeter, MD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry

(617) 638-8046
85 E. Newton St Fuller Building


I have expertise in the following areas: yoga, alcohol dependence, cocaine dependence, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, fMRI, GABA, neuropsychiatry

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center


  • Ohio State University, MD
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS


  • Published on 2/16/2017

    Streeter CC, Gerbarg PL, Whitfield TH, Owen L, Johnston J, Silveri MM, Gensler M, Faulkner CL, Mann C, Wixted M, Hernon AM, Nyer MB, Brown ER, Jensen JE. Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with Iyengar Yoga and Coherent Breathing: A Randomized Controlled Dosing Study. J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Mar; 23(3):201-207. PMID: 28296480.

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  • Published on 2/1/2015

    Knapp CM, Ciraulo DA, Sarid-Segal O, Richardson MA, Devine E, Streeter CC, Oscar-Berman M, Surprise C, Colaneri L, Putnam M, Waters M, Richambault C. Zonisamide, topiramate, and levetiracetam: efficacy and neuropsychological effects in alcohol use disorders. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2015 Feb; 35(1):34-42. PMID: 25427171.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Johnston J, Dusek JA, Streeter CC, Krishnamurthy K. Yoga for patients with epilepsy: a pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May; 20(5):A68. PMID: 24805679.

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  • Published on 7/18/2013

    Devine EG, Waters ME, Putnam M, Surprise C, O'Malley K, Richambault C, Fishman RL, Knapp CM, Patterson EH, Sarid-Segal O, Streeter C, Colanari L, Ciraulo DA. Concealment and fabrication by experienced research subjects. Clin Trials. 2013; 10(6):935-48. PMID: 23867223.

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  • Published on 2/24/2012

    Streeter CC, Gerbarg PL, Saper RB, Ciraulo DA, Brown RP. Effects of yoga on the autonomic nervous system, gamma-aminobutyric-acid, and allostasis in epilepsy, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Med Hypotheses. 2012 May; 78(5):571-9. PMID: 22365651.

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  • Published on 8/19/2010

    Streeter CC, Whitfield TH, Owen L, Rein T, Karri SK, Yakhkind A, Perlmutter R, Prescot A, Renshaw PF, Ciraulo DA, Jensen JE. Effects of yoga versus walking on mood, anxiety, and brain GABA levels: a randomized controlled MRS study. J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Nov; 16(11):1145-52. PMID: 20722471.

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  • Published on 3/1/2010

    Knapp CM, Sarid-Segal O, Richardson MA, Colaneri LS, Afshar M, Devine E, Streeter CC, Piechniczek-Buczek J, Ciraulo DA. Open label trial of the tolerability and efficacy of zonisamide in the treatment of alcohol dependence. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2010 Mar; 36(2):102-5. PMID: 20337506.

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  • Published on 1/1/2009

    Forester BP, Streeter CC, Berlow YA, Tian H, Wardrop M, Finn CT, Harper D, Renshaw PF, Moore CM. Brain lithium levels and effects on cognition and mood in geriatric bipolar disorder: a lithium-7 magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009 Jan; 17(1):13-23. PMID: 18626002.

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  • Published on 10/1/2007

    Woodward SH, Kaloupek DG, Streeter CC, Kimble MO, Reiss AL, Eliez S, Wald LL, Renshaw PF, Frederick BB, Lane B, Sheikh JI, Stegman WK, Kutter CJ, Stewart LP, Prestel RS, Arsenault NJ. Brain, skull, and cerebrospinal fluid volumes in adult posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 2007 Oct; 20(5):763-74. PMID: 17955544.

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  • Published on 6/13/2007

    Streeter CC, Terhune DB, Whitfield TH, Gruber S, Sarid-Segal O, Silveri MM, Tzilos G, Afshar M, Rouse ED, Tian H, Renshaw PF, Ciraulo DA, Yurgelun-Todd DA. Performance on the Stroop predicts treatment compliance in cocaine-dependent individuals. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2008 Mar; 33(4):827-36. PMID: 17568399.

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