About The Center

The Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research embraces a multi-disciplinary approach to improve our understanding of the psychological, environmental, and neurobiological factors associated with affective disorders.

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Director’s Message

Diego A Pizzagalli, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, and a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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Research

Individually and collaboratively, the four labs in the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research maintain a robust and diverse research agenda.  Here you’ll find descriptions of current research topics in each lab.

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Events

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Jennie Kuckertz, McLean Hospital

October 17, 2018

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: “Cognitive bias modification: Examining assumptions about what works and why”

Lauren Lebois, McLean Hospital

October 31, 2018

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: “Sense of self in dissociative identity disorder”

Samuel Gershman, Harvard University

November 21, 2018

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: “Arbitration between reinforcement learning systems: A transdiagnostic analysis”

Judson Brewer, UMass Medical School

December 19, 2018

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: TBA

Bruna Martins, UMass Amherst

January 9, 2019

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Howard Room, Administration Bldg.

Topic: “Neural mechanisms of effective and maladaptive emotion regulation”
*Note different location: Howard Room

Emily Belleau, McLean Hospital

January 30, 2019

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: TBA

Andrew Peckham, McLean Hospital

February 13, 2019

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: “Emotion-related impulsivity: Cognitive mechanisms and treatment opportunities”

Sharon Dekel, Harvard University

March 13, 2019

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: “Beyond baby blues: Applying the PTSD paradigm to childbirth trauma”

Kevin Bath, Brown University

March 20, 2019

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: “Early life stress increases sex-selective risk for cognitive and emotional disturbance: Putative mechanisms based on a translational mouse model”

Fallon Goodman, George Mason University

April 10, 2019

Time: 9:30 - 10:30

Location: Academic Conf Rm, DeMarneffe Bldg.

Topic: TBA

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