Our faculty research in diverse subjects: psychosomatic issues, pain management, patient reporting and compliance behaviors, whole community and family roles in psychiatric conditions and treatment, teaching strategies and much more.
Strong Foundations: Intervening to Promote Co-Parenting and Reduce Father Hazardous Drinking in Expectant Parents. Kurt Dermen (Co-Investigator). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. $2,246,077. 5/1/2019-4/1/2024.
Study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intranasal esketamine in addition to comprehensive standard of care for the rapid reduction of the symptoms of major depressive disorder, including suicidal ideation, in pediatric subjects. Steven Dubovsky (Co-Investigator). Janssen Research & Development. 1/1/2017-1/1/2022.
Strengthening the Front Lines: A Child Welfare Program for Families and Multidisciplinary Professionals. Joshua Russell (Principal Investigator). Marilyn B. Benoit, MD, Child Maltreatment Mentorship Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. $8,000. 5/1/2021-10/1/2021.
In this custom-designed psychophysiology lab, our faculty, residents and fellows study the mechanisms by which the mind affects the body in psychosomatic illness by measuring heart rate and heart rate variability under lab stress conditions.