MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS

Psychology Today Contributor Page (with links to blog posts)

Select articles & features in popular media:

Good Morning America- 5 TikTok doctors share 5 tips to take control of your health in 2021

PopSugar- If You Need a Mental Health Reset in 2021, Start With This Psychiatrist's 5 Tips on TikTok

Salon- As face masks become the norm, many wearers quietly suffer "mask anxiety"

Bustle- The 7 Best Hacks To Not Forget Things, According To Memory Experts

Cosmopolitan- Make This Instagram-Famous Anti-Anxiety Notebook Your New Best Friend

Dazed- Meet The #TIKTOKDOCS Giving Professional Medical Advice Through Trap Music

The Guardian- Ditch the life goals: why no-pressure learning is more fun (and effective)

ADDitude- TikTok Is My Therapist: The Dangers and Promise of Viral #MentalHealth Videos

Johns Hopkins University Newsletter- TikTok therapy: Hopkins professor addresses mental health on social media

Women Working- Psychiatrist reveals 4 unlikely habits that may signal depression

VeryWell Mind- 13 Mental Health Professionals Using TikTok to Help Others

Everyday Health- The Top Mental Health TikTok Influencers and Why They're Important

 

Yahoo! News and Popsugar- If You've Ever Felt Too Depressed to Get Out of Bed and Shower, This Doctor Has Some Advice

Podcast Episodes:

You Matter Most Episode 5, Dr. Melissa Shepard- the Mental Health Movement

Clinician Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic with Dr. Neda Frayha and Dr. Melissa Shepard- Hippo Education

Mild Cognitive Impairment with Dr. Neda Frayha and Dr. Melissa Shepard- Hippo Education

Momming with ADHD- Happy as a Mother

The Mom Room: A Chat About ADHD, with psychiatrist, Dr. Melissa Shepard

 

Practical Mental Health Tips in the Pandemic, Episode 59- The OSA Insider, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Select academic publications, chapters, and editorials:

Hinkle JT, Perepezko K, Bakker CC, Dawson TM, Johnson V, Mari Z, Marvel CL, Mills KA, Pantelyat A, Pletnikova O, Rosenthal LS, Shepard MD, Stevens DA, Troncoso JC, Wang J, Pontone GM. Domain-specific cognitive impairment in non-demented Parkinson's disease psychosis. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Jan;33 (1):e131-e139. *manuscript writing and review

 

Hinkle JT, Perepezko K, Bakker CC, Broen MPG, Chin K, Dawson TM, Johnson BS, Mari Z, Marvel CL, Mills KA, Pantelyat A, Pletnikova O, Rosenthal LS, Shepard MD, Stevens DA, Troncoso JC, Wang J, Pontone GM. Onset and remission of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease: Pharmacologic and motoric markers. Movement Disorders Clin Pract. 2018; 5(1): 31–38. *manuscript writing and review

 

Shepard MD, Perepezko K, Broen MPG, Hinkle JT, Butala A, Mills KA, Nanavati J, Fischer NM, Nestadt P, Pontone GM. Suicide in Parkinson’s disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2019 July;90(7): 822-829.

 

Perepezko K, Hinkle JT, Shepard MD, Fischer N, Broen MPG, Leentjens AFG, Gallo JJ, Pontone GM. Social role functioning in Parkinson’s disease: A mixed-methods systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 Aug;34(8): 1128-1138. *data analysis, manuscript writing and review

 

Pontone G, Butala A, Shepard M. Parkinson’s disease and other parkinsonian disorders. In: Reus VI, Lindqvist D (eds). Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Psychopharmacology of Neurologic Disease. Invited chapter submitted for publication Dec 2017.

 

Shepard MD. Book Review: Comprehensive Women’s Mental Health. Psychiatric Services. 2016; 67:e17; doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.671105.

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