Kristina Deligiannidis, MD
Dr. Deligiannidis specializes in the treatment of perinatal depressive and anxiety disorders at the University of Massachusetts Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center. Her main translational research focus is on the pathophysiology of perinatal depressive and anxiety disorders. She also conducts clinical trials using novel therapeutics. She was recently awarded an NIMH K23 career development award to study neuroendocrine and neuroimaging endophenotypes in postpartum depression.
- Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Director, Depression Specialty Clinic
- Psychiatrist, Mood Disorders Comprehensive Consultation Clinic
- Psychiatrist, Women’s Mental Health Program
- MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Deligiannidis, K. M., Byatt, N., Freeman, M. P. (2014). Treatment of mood disorders in pregnancy: A review of pharmacokinetic changes and clinical recommendations for therapeutic drug monitoring. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 34(2), e-pub ahead of print.
- Deligiannidis, K. M. & Freeman, M. P. (2014). Perinatal depression treatment - Complementary and alternative approaches. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 28(1), 85-95.
- Deligiannidis, K. M., Rothschild, A. J., Barton, B., Kroll-Desrosiers, A., Meyers, B. S., Flint, A. J., Whyte, E. M., Mulsant, B. H. (2013). A gender analysis of the NIMH Study of the Pharmacotherapy of Psychotic Depression (STOP-PD): Predictors of response and treatment-associated metabolic outcomes. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74(10), 1003-1009.
- Smith, E., Deligiannidis, K. M., Ulbricht, C., Wogsland, C., Patel, J., Rothschild, A. J. (2013). Efficacy of the NMDA-antagonist memantine as augmentation treatment for major depression: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74(10), 966-973.
- Deligiannidis, K. M., Sikoglu, E. M., Shaffer, S. A., Frederick, B., Svenson, A., Kopovan, A., Kosma, C., Rothschild, A. J., Moore, M. M. (2013). GABAergic neuroactive steroids and disrupted resting-state functional connectivity in postpartum depressed women: A preliminary study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 47(6), 816-828.
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