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Psychiatry and Medicine Research

The majority of the ongoing research of the Section of Psychiatry and Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is focused on clinical research that will improve psychological and medical outcomes and is easily instituted in the clinical setting. The research projects listed below are either completed or ongoing:

Cavanaugh

  • The Diagnosis and Treatment Depression in the Medically Ill
  • Medical Illness, Past Depression, and Present Depression: A Predictive Triad for In-Hospital Mortality
  • Stress, Coping, Pain, and Compliance with Treatment and Depression in Type II Diabetes
  • Psychological Variables and Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients (American Cancer Society)
  • The Psychological Status of Victims of Rape and/or Torture as a Result of Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia (MacArthur Foundation)

Cavanaugh and Rado

  • An Integrated Medical and Psychiatric Intervention for African American Women with Type II Diabetes and Depression

Cavanaugh, Hebert, Gould, and Kordik

  • Quality Improvement Program to Prevent and Treat Delirium

Rado and Cavanaugh

  • Metformin for the Prevention of Metabolic Complications Associated with Olonzapine (Independent Investigator Award)

Kravitz

  • Study of Women's Health Across the Nation IV: Chicago Site (NIH/NIA)
  • SWAN Sleep Study II – Chicago (Rush) Site (NIH/NIA)
  • Depression, Adipocytokines and Metabolic Dysregulation in Black and White Women (NIH/NHLBI): African-American and Caucasian women from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN).

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