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Depictions of Depression with Dr. Crystal T. Clark

In hybrid formal, Dr. Crystal T. Clark, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine will discuss various depictions of Depression in film and TV.

Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 7:00pm

Crystal Clark’s clinical expertise is in mood and anxiety disorders. Her research and clinical interests focus on women’s mood and anxiety disorders across the reproductive life cycle inclduing during the menstrual cycle, fertility treatments, pregnancy, pregnancy loss, postpartum, and peri-/postmenopause. She also has subspecialty expertise in Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Clark’s passion for optimizing treatment in pregnancy for women with Bipolar Disorder has led to her current research focused on dosing lamotrigine (Lamictal), lithium, and atypical antipsychotics in pregnancy. She is also interested in optimizing dosing of psychiatric drug therapies in relation to exogenous use of hormones during fertility treatments and that related to contraception. She maintains an interest in trauma associated with traumatic birth and as it relates to the recurrence of mood and anxiety symptoms in pregnancy due to past trauma.