Prevention of Depression in Low and Middle Income Countries: an NIMH-sponsored RCT in Goa, India
Dr. Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry (emeritus) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (AJGP). Dr. Reynolds’ research interests focus on mood, grief, and sleep disorders of later life, addressing mental health services in primary care, improving strategies for the care of treatment-resistant depression in later life, depression prevention, and promotion of brain health and cognitive fitness in later life. He was the 2016 co-recipient (with Vikram Patel) of the Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health, awarded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for his “transformative work in geriatric psychiatry and the prevention and treatment of late-life depression.”
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- The global public health rationale for preventing major depression in older adults
- The adaptation of Problem Solving Therapy in Primary Care for use by Lay Counselors in LMIC's
- The impact and potential scalability of this model for global mental health
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