Telehealth, and depression associated with pregnancy. Drs. Pauline Maki and Jenna Duffecy in the news!

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Telehealth, and depression associated with pregnancy. Drs. Pauline Maki and Jenna Duffecy in the news!

A pregnant woman walks into an obstetrician’s office. She’s handed a tablet and begins filling out a mental health questionnaire. She doesn’t realize it, but it’s choosing questions based on her answer to the last one. She’s done after two minutes and waits for the doctor to see her.

A social worker gets an alert that one of the office’s patients just finished an assessment indicating some symptoms of depression. It’s a prompt to enroll the woman into an app that will go through some therapy concepts with her.

Read more at: Bloomberg Law

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Pauline Maki PhD

  • Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Director of Women’s Mental Health Research Program
  • Senior Director of Research, Center for Research on Women and Gender

(312) 996-6941
pmaki1atuic [dot] edu

Jenna Duffecy PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

(312) 413-1225
(312) 413-4915
jduffecyatuic [dot] edu