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Hochang Benjamin Lee, M.D.

Academic Degrees
Undergraduate: Cornell University, 1991
Doctorate: Jefferson Medical COllege, 1997

Departmental Affiliation
Dept of Psychiatry - Neuropsychiatry and Memory Group

Departmental Address
550 N Broadway, Suite 308
Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: (443)287-0424
Fax: (410)-614-8042


Young Investigator Travel Award – World Association of Sleep Medicine, Berlin, Germany (2005)
Future Leaders in Psychiatry – Emory University/Janssen Pharmaceutica (2005)
Junior Investigator Award – International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology (2004)
APA/GlaxoSmithKline Metal Health Scholar Award (2003)
The 2002 NIMH Summer Research Institute Fellow
The Maudsley-Johns Hopkins House Officer Exchange Program (2000-1)
The APIRE/Janssen Scholar in Severe Mental Illness (2000)
The 1999 K-A Resident of the Year – Korean Neuro-Psychiatry Association.
The Baldwin Keys Prize in Psychiatry (1997)The Scaife Fellowship in Chemical Dependency (1995)
The Perlman Fellowship in Medical Humanities (1994)
The Teachers of Family Medicine Scholarship (1993)


Lee HB, Hening WA, Allen RP, Kalydjian AE, Earley CJ, Eaton WW, Lyketos CG.  Association between restless legs syndrome and DSM IV major depressive disorder or panic disorder in the community, 2006, under review

Lee HB,  Morgan J.  Race, periodic limb movements, and restless legs syndrome:  an epidemiologic conundrum, Sleep Medicine, 2006, in press.    

Lee HB, Oniyke C.  Editorial:  cerebrovascular disease basis of psychiatric syndrome, Int Review of Psychiatry, 2006, in press. 

Newberg AR, Davydow DS, Lee HB.  Cerebrovascular Disease Basis of Depression:  Post-Stroke Depression and Vascular Depression, Int Review Psychiatry, Int Rev Psychiatry, 2006, in press

Lee HB, Allen RP, Kalaydjian AE, Hening WA, Eaton WW. Restless Legs Syndrome and Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions, Psychosomatics, 2006, in press.

Lee HB, Hening WA, Allen RP, Earley CJ, Eaton WW, Lyketsos CG.  Lack of Association between race and RLS in East Baltimore, Sleep Medicine, 2006, in press.

Lee HB, Hanner J, Appleby B, Yokley JL, Hurowitz L, Lyketsos CG.  Clozapine for treatment-resistant agitation in dementia, J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol, 2006, in press. 

Lee HB, Shore AD, Yokley JL, Black BS, Kasper JB, Rabins PV.  “Level of cognitive impairment predicts mortality in high-risk community samples: the Memory and Medical Care Study, Journal of Neuropsychiatry, 2006, in press.

Chaichana K, Buffington A, Brandes M, Lee HB.  Treatment of Psychiatric Co-morbidities of Becker Muscular Dystrophy.  Psychosomatics, 2006, in press.

Lee HB, Hanner JA, Kim MT. Role of Korean Church in Improving Access to Mental Health Service for Korean Immigrants, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2006, in press.

Rao V, Spiro JR, Rosenberg P, Lee HB, Rosenblatt A, & Lyketsos CG. An open-label study of Escitalopram (Lexapro®) for the treatment of "Depression of Alzheimer disease (dAD)" International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2006;21:273-4.

Kim MT, Han HR, Shin HS, Kim KB, Lee HB. “Factors associated with depression experience of immigrant Populations: a study of Korean immigrants”  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2005; 19:217-225.

Lyketsos CG, Lee HB. “Insulin resistance as a link between affective disorder and Alzheimer’s disease: A hypothesis in need of further refinement. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2004 Feb; 59(2): M185-M187. 

Lee HB, Lyketsos CG. “Diagnosis and Management of Depression in Mild Cognitive Impairment” Psychiatric Annals 2004; 34:273-280

Lyketsos, CG, Lee HB. “Diagnosis and treatment of depression in Alzheimer's disease. A practical update for the clinician.” Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2004;17(1-2):55-64. 2003 Oct 15.

Lee HB, Lyketsos CG.  “Depression in Alzheimer’s disease:  heterogeneity and related etiologic issues” Biological psychiatry, 2003;54(3):353-62. 

Han OS, Lee HB, Ahn JH, et al “Lifetime and current prevalence of mental disorders among the residents in homeless shelters in Korea”  In Press, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders,  2003 Apr;191(4):272-5.

Onyike CU, Crum RM, Lee HB, Lyketsos CC, Eaton WW.  “Is obesity related to major depression? Results from the NHANES III” Am J Epidemiol 2003 Dec 15;158(12):1139-47.


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