Instructor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 1000
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611
Description of InterestsDr. Fisher’s research and clinical interests focus on father’s mental health during the perinatal period and their impact on the family dynamic and child outcomes. His research examines the hormonal ... read moreDr. Fisher’s research and clinical interests focus on father’s mental health during the perinatal period and their impact on the family dynamic and child outcomes. His research examines the hormonal and socio-environmental factors that contribute to the etiology of postpartum depression in fathers and mothers. In turn, the impact of paternal and maternal postpartum depression on parenting behaviors and infant/child outcomes is investigated. Dr. Fisher’s clinical work specializes in behavioral therapies for fathers and couples during the perinatal period.
InterestsAdolescent health; Child and Adolescent psychiatry; Clinical Research; Depression; Men's Health; Mood Disorders; Psychotherapy; Women's Health; Women's Reproductive Health
- Asher Center for the Study and Treatment of Depressive Disorders
EducationPhD: U Of Iowa, Clinical Psychology (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University, Clinical Psychology (2012)
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