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Audrey Tyrka

Audrey Tyrka

Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior; Director, Laboratory for Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, Butler Hospital

Department: Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Phone: +1 401 455 6520

Email: Audrey_Tyrka@Brown.EDU

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Location:

Butler Hospital - Box G-BH - 455-6520

Research Summary

Study the interaction of risk and protective factors for major depression and anxiety disorders, with particular emphasis on childhood maltreatment, family history/genetics, and neuroendocrine function.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Interaction of risk and protective factors for major depression and anxiety disorders, with particular emphasis on childhood maltreatment,family/history/genetics, and neuroendocrine function; Corticotropin releasing hormone receptor gene polymorphisms, reported childhood maltreatment, and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal aix function; Corticotropin releasing hormone receptor gene polymorphisms, reported childhood maltreatment, and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal aix funtion