Assistant professor of Geriatric Psychiatry Patricia S. Andrews, M.D., recently served as lead author on the paper "Delirium, depression, and long-term cognition," published in the journal International Psychogeriatrics. In this new publication, Dr. Andrews et. al. found that patients with a depression history prior to ICU stay exhibit a greater severity of depressive symptoms in the year after hospitalization.
Patricia S. Andrews, M.D., Assistant Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, recently published an article titled "Relationship Between Intensive Care Unit Delirium Severity and 2-Year Mortality and Health Care Utilization" for the American Journal of Critical Care. Click here to read the article.
Jo Ellen Wilson, M.D., MPH, Instructor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, has published a new paper, titled "The Association Between Brain Volumes and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Intensive Care Unit Survivors: A Preliminary Study," in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Wilson is also a Ph.D. candidate in the Epidemiology program with VUMC's Institute for Medicine and Public Health and specializes in psychosomatic medicine.