Research - Consumer/Patient Level

Eskenazi Health has invested in a system-wide, mind-body approach to enhance the well-being of its staff and patients. Given high rates of depression in primary care, and comorbidity of depression with other psychiatric disorders and physical disorders such as diabetes, effectively integrating mind-body interventions into primary care has great potential to positively impact not only depression but also overall physical health.

Burnout, characterized by high levels of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization (negative or cynical attitudes about patients), and a diminished sense of personal achievement, is very common among mental healthcare providers.

This study investigates the role of romantic relationships in the lives of individuals experiencing early psychosis. For those early in the course of a psychotic illness, interpersonal relationships have been identified as a top goal, yet there is a paucity of research examining the role of romantic relationships.

Unemployment among veterans with mental illness is a pervasive and damaging problem, causing deleterious mental health and economic consequences. The factors that negatively impact occupational functioning in this group are not well understood.

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2 scientists collaborating on work for Psychology

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