Psychiatry and Psychology Experts

John M. Zajecka, MD

Depression Treatment | Research
John Zajecka is director of the Women's Board Depression Treatment Research Center at RUSH. A psychiatrist, he is an expert in managing depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders with a special interest in preventing and managing treatment-resistant illnesses. He has been the principal investigator of more than 100 clinical research trials.

Media Clips:
FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug's cousin
Illinois looks at legalizing psilocybin to treat mental health issues
6 symptoms of depression you should never ignore


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Louis J. Kraus, MD

Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Louis J. Kraus' clinical focus is on child and adolescent custody and high-conflict divorces, juvenile justice, complex civil rights issues, civil defense and a variety of other state and federal cases. Dr. Kraus treats children and adolescents with a particular interest in children with an autistic spectrum diagnosis, mood and anxiety disorders, and ADHD.

Media Clips:
Locked in Solitary at 14: Adult Jails Isolate Youths Despite Risk
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room
Talking to Children about Gun Violence


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Robert Shulman, MD

Robert Shulman is the chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at RUSH. He specializes in treating people with treatment-resistant mood disorders. Shulman is also the director of The Road Home Program, which is part of the Wounded Warrior Project's Warrior Care Network.

Media Clips:
Some Taylor Swift Fans are Reporting Post-Concert Amnesia. A Psychologist Explains Why
'It frightens people': Adderall shortage impacting Chicago area
Covid psychosis; Understanding how the virus can hijack the brain


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