Kurt Salzinger

Hofstra University




Presidential Address: Back-Translation: Behavior Explained


Much has been made of translational research, particularly since the National Institutes of Health have been supporting it with money, but as we travel from particular basic findings to real life situations such as problematic or abnormal behavior, we have failed too often to engage in back-translation to authenticate the process. Dr. Salzinger's address presented back translation of both typical and atypical behavior in real life.