New Bridge Clinic to Facilitate Continuity of Care for Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders

In early 2018 experts in the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) will open a new clinic that will bridge patients with substance abuse disorders being discharged from the hospital and emergency department to the long-term care they need.   Read More

New Insights to Cognitive Dysfunction in People with Mood Disorders

Why do some people with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder (MDD) struggle with cognitive dysfunction, while others don’t? That is a focal point for Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researcher Katherine Burdick, PhD, within the Department of Psychiatry and director of the Mood and Psychosis Research Program, who is looking to identify predictors of outcome including inherited risk, aging, clinical factors, and long-term effects of recurrent illness. Read More

Enhancing Psychiatric Treatment with Innovative Mental Health Apps

From left: Karen Fasciano, David Ahern and Ash Nadkarni participate in a panel discussion about innovation in behavioral health.

Amazon Echo invention brings treatment to psychiatry patients

Ash Nadkarni, MD, an associate psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), designs and studies innovation that facilitates the integration of psychiatry into other medical specialties.   Read More