Postpartum Depression

Guest: Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Associate Professor, Director, UNC Perinatal Psychology Program, UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders
Topics: Postpartum depression (PPD), social media app for PPD research, clinical trials for new PPD drug

 

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody

 

PPD ACT: Postpartum Depression: Action towards Causes and Treatments (social media research app)

UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit

The Hummingbird Study, a research study evaluating an investigational medication in women with moderate to severe postpartum depression

UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders

Postpartum Support International

Samantha’s UNC Dept. of Psychiatry faculty page

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo June 28, 2017

Neuronal research on alcoholism and SSRIs

Guest: Dr. Thomas Kash, John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Antidepressants triggering fear and anxiety, neuronal pathways associated with anxiety and depression, how stress and drug abuse can alter neuronal function

 

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Dr. Thomas Kash

 

Kash Lab

Tom’s UNC Department of Pharmacology faculty page

HuffPost article on SSRI side effect discovery

Nature publication on serotonin and anxiety

UNC Health Care press release on SSRI/anxiety side effect

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo January 4, 2017