Michael E Silverman, PhD
- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Silverman a licensed psychologist, dual trained in both psychotherapeutic techniques and cognitive psychology. He has developed and published numerous novel studies probing the relationships between mood, anxiety, behavior and physiologic and neuroanatomic response. Dr. Silverman also has extensive experience in neuropsychiatric and cognitive assessment. His current work focuses primarily on understanding the neuroanatomical, neurobiological and neurofunctional basis of mood change during pregnancy and the period following childbirth. He also has open studies exploring the neuropsychiatric influences of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclorosis (ALS; Lou Gehrig's disease), the neuroanatomic affects of chronic stress, and detailing the cognitive changes as the result of in utero dexamethasone treatment secondary to congenital adrenal hypoplasia risk.
- Postpartum Depression
Behavioral Health, Brain, Brain Imaging, Cognitive Neurology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Depression, Memory, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia
PhD, New School for Social Research
Greenery Rehabilitation Center
Concentra Managed Care
Fellowship, Cognitive Psychology
New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Silverman ME, Smith L, Lichtenstein P, Reichenberg A, Sandin S. The association between body mass index and postpartum depression: A population-based study. Journal of affective disorders 2018 Nov; 240: 193-198.
Silverman ME, Reichenberg A, Savitz DA, Cnattingius S, Lichtenstein P, Hultman CM, Larsson H, Sandin S. The risk factors for postpartum depression: A population-based study. Depression and anxiety 2017 Feb; 34(2): 178-187.
Silverman ME, Loudon H, Liu X, Mauro C, Leiter G, Goldstein MA. The neural processing of negative emotion postpartum; a preliminary study of amygdala function in postpartum depression. Arch Womens Ment Health 2011 ; 14(4 ): 355-359.
Savitz DA, Stein CR, Ye F, Kellerman L, Silverman M. The epidemiology of hospitalized postpartum depression in New York State, 1995-2004. Annals of epidemiology 2011 Jun; 21(6): 399-406.
Meyer-Bahlburg HF, Dolezal C, Haggerty R, Silverman M, New MI. Cognitive outcome of offspring from dexamethasone-treated pregnancies at risk for congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency. European journal of endocrinology 2012 Jul; 167(1).
Goldstein M, Brendel G, Tuescher O, Pan H, Epstein J, Beutel M, Yang Y, Thomas K, Posner M, Levy K, Clarkin J, Silverman M, Kernberg O, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Neural substrates of the interaction of negative emotion and motor inhibitory control: an emotional linguistic go/no-go fMRI study. NeuroImage 2007 Mar; 36(3): 1026-1040.
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