Psychiatrist; professor of medicine. ┬áBorn– March 22, 1930, Mobile. Parents– William Zachary and Elberta (Gulledge) Fann. Married– Virginia Lee James, May 31, 1958. Children– Three. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1955; Medical College of Alabama, M.D., 1959. Served as chief resident in psychiatry, Medical College of Alabama, 1964-1965; assistant professor at Vanderbilt University Medical School, 1965-1971; Duke University Medical School, 1971-74; professor of pharmacology, Baylor University Medical School, 1974. Member of the American Psychiatric Association, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Gerontological Society, American Association of University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the New York Academy of Science.


Contemporary Authors online


Phenomenology and Treatment of Alcoholism. New York; Spectrum, 1980.

Phenomenology and Treatment of Anxiety. New York; Spectrum, 1979.

Phenomenology and Treatment of Depression. New York; Spectrum, 1977.

Phenomenology and Treatment of Psychophysiological Disorders. New York; Spectrum, 1981.

Phenomenology and Treatment of Psychosexual Disorders. New York; Spectrum, 1983.

Phenomenology and Treatment of Schizophrenia. Jamaica; Spectrum, 1978.

Psychopharmcology of Aging. New York; Plenum, 1980.

Tardive Dyskinesia. New York; Spectrum, 1980.

Treatment of Psychopathology in the Aging. New York; Springer, 1982.


The Language of Mental Health. St. Louis; Mosby, 1973.


Drug Issues in Geropsychiatry. Baltimore; Williams and Wilkins, 1974.


Psychopharmacology and Aging. New York; Plenum, 1973.