Depression

An Overview of Maternal Mental Health Issues

  By Danielle J. Johnson, MD, FAPA Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief of Adult Psychiatry May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.  One in five women will develop a maternal mental health disorder.  They are also referred to as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) to emphasize that women experience more than postpartum depression during […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of TMS

Depression is common. More than 14 million American adults suffer from depression. Only a fraction of individuals suffering from depression seek treatment. Of those who do, greater than 30% fail to achieve satisfactory improvement. Not all patients improve when treated with medications or psychotherapy. Up to 25% of people suffering from depression will not respond […]

Dietary supplements for depression: Risks and potential benefits

    By Nicole Mori, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, Research Advanced Practice Nurse Use of dietary supplements for the treatment of depressive symptoms is increasingly common among patients.    Factors driving this trend include unsatisfactory response with standard treatments, adverse drug events, skepticism about psychiatric medications and the perception of dietary supplements as “natural” and safe. […]

How to manage school avoidance

BY: Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychiatrist and Medical Director of Williams House   Life can be overwhelming and we all would like to take a day off every once in a while. Likely, as helping professionals, we don’t take mental health days as often as we could actually benefit from […]

Research Currently Underway at The Research Institute at Lindner Center of HOPE Could Lead to the Development of the First Diagnostic Test for People Struggling with Depressive Symptoms

The Research Institute at Lindner Center of HOPE is a site for an open label study with the primary goal of validating a signature (model) based on a panel of serum proteomic markers that discriminate Bipolar I, Bipolar II and Major Depression in people seeking treatment for a major depressive episode. The success of this […]

The Benefits of Residential Assessment.

On October 28, 2015, Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar, Lindner Center of HOPE Psychiatrist and Williams House Medical Director, joined Lon Woodbury on the Woodbury Report radio show.  Their discussion focused on outlining the benefits of a residential assessment for mental health concerns in adolescents. Click here to listen.

Lincoln’s Melancholy

Chris J. Tuell, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC, Lindner Center of HOPE, Clinical Director of Addiction Services; University of Cincinnati, Department of Counseling, Adjunct Professor, Addiction Studies   For many of us growing-up in school, February was all about the Presidents, most notably, Abraham Lincoln. As our opinion of politicians has waned over the years, we can […]

Lindner Center’s Dr. McElroy Investigates Experimental Drug to Treat Depression

Lindner Center of HOPE’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Susan McElroy, was recently cited in a Forbes article about her work in the investigation of an experimental drug that could be used in the treatment of depression. Naurex, a private company founded by a Northwestern University professor in Evanston, Ill., is reporting that this experimental drug works to help push patients out […]

What Women Should Know About Antidepressants

Danielle Johnson, MD, FAPA Lindner Center of HOPE/UC Health Psychiatrist Lindner Center of HOPE Women’s Mental Health Program Director University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry   Psychiatric medications are prescribed to treat the symptoms of mental health disorders. They can stabilize symptoms and prevent relapse. They work by affecting neurotransmitters […]

Lindner Center of HOPE to host HERE ONE DAY during ReelAbilities Film Festival

Festival Runs February 27th – March 7th, 2015 ReelAbilities is the largest national film festival dedicated to celebrating the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. Lindner Center of HOPE is proud to be a part of the 2015 ReelAbilities Film Festival organized by Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD) which runs February […]