Psychiatry Grand Rounds: “Life stories and engagement in underserved populations: Meeting mental health and SUD needs in the community”
Denis Antoine, M.D., FAPA, FASAM, applies the Life Story Perspective to re-think approaches to mental illness and substance use disorder treatments in order to improve individual and societal outcomes.
Psychedelic Treatment with Psilocybin Relieves Major Depression
Roland Griffiths, director of Johns Hopkins Center for Consciousness and Psychedelic Research, describes a milestone study showing that psilocybin relieves major depression.
Psychiatry Grand Rounds: “What is COVID Depression?”
Karen Swartz, M.D. highlights key findings from national surveys.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: A Different Approach to Treating Psychiatric Disorders
Precision medicine tools bring results to patients.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Cognitive Interventions
Dr. George Rebok and his research team have developed cognitive or “brain training” interventions to improve function in areas such as memory, problem solving, and speed of processing, which decline with aging and are critical for everyday activities.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Electroconvulsive Therapy
Dr. Irving Michael Reti and his team treat patients with electroconvulsive therapy — also known as ECT — as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Preventing Delirium in Patients
Dr. Karin Neufeld is researching the medication ramelteon for the prevention of delirium in older patients undergoing surgery.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: The Effects of Huntington’s Disease
Dr. Christopher Ross and his lab are studying the complementary approach to treat Huntington’s disease by developing mouse models, which have progressive symptoms that are similar to those of patients.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Preventing Obesity
Dr. Susan Carnell and her team are researching ways to treat or prevent obesity.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Mindfulness Meditation
Dr. Neda Gould’s clinical work and research focuses on how mindfulness-based meditation can improve the well-being of patients with various medical and psychiatric illnesses.
Treating Psychiatric Illness During and After Pregnancy
Drs. Payne and Osborne lead the Johns Hopkins Women’s Mood Disorders Center, which was established to study hormone-triggered mood disorders and their impact on women.
Brain Stimulation for Psychiatric Illness: ECT and TMS
Dr. Irving Reti, explains the treatment modalities available – electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation - the characteristics of each, how to minimize side-effects and manage a patient’s medication.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Understanding Anorexia Nervosa – Angela Guarda, M.D.
Angela Guarda, M.D., and her team of researchers are working to understand anorexia nervosa and its addictive nature so they can improve the treatment process.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy – Lauren Osborne, M.D
Lauren Osborne, M.D., and her lab study the biology behind mental illness during and after pregnancy.
Dr. Quincy Miles Samus, Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Nursing
Dr. Quincy Miles Samus of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing discusses efficacy of a multidimensional home-based care coordination intervention for elders with memory disorders.
ICU Diaries Help Prevent PTSD | JHM Piloting the Initiative
Critically ill patients are at increased risk of psychological trauma post-discharge.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Predicting Mental Illnesses – Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D.
Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D., and his team study chemical modifications of DNA called epigenetic signals, with the aim of using these as a way to predict mental illnesses, like postpartum depression and suicide.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Treating Substance Abuse – Eric Strain, Ph.D.
Eric Strain, Ph.D., and his colleagues are developing exciting new therapies for patients who struggle with substance abuse all while expanding their treatment capacity.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Helping Teens Suffering with Depression
After three adolescent suicides in the Baltimore area, the community turned to Johns Hopkins, where Karen Swartz, M.D., and her team developed the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program, known as ADAP.
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