Sharon Dekel, Ph.D., M.S, M.Phil
Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
PhD Investigator Clinical
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Psychiatry-Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital
|PhD Columbia University 2009|
I study the psycholoical and biological mechanisms involved in optimal adaptation of mothers following the landmark event of childbirth. My research is focused on defining and characterizing posttraumatic stress syndrome induced by childbirth and its effect on mother's health and the offspring.