Dr. Kristen Carpenter notes that being dramatically sleep-deprived has a remarkable impact on your mood after having a baby. This article discusses when it might be postpartum depression, not just a case of the baby blues.
Dr. Kristen Carpenter comments on how breast cancer patients’ sexual lives may be affected by treatment, and what we can do to help.
In a featured post on the Wexner Medical Center website, Dr. Kristen Carpenter offers advice on how to know if therapy may be right for you.
Congratulations to Avery Meyer for her successful poster presentation at SBM!!!
Meyer, A., Sharp, M., Prasad, M., Whitlow, W. T., Lynch, C., & Carpenter, K. (April, 2018). Psychiatric Comorbidities and Treatment Adherence in Women Receiving Prenatal Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
A special congratulations to our Carpenter Lab Denman Research Forum participants!
Kate Conroy, Research Assistant, won 2nd place for her presentation on “The relationship between sexual activity and sexual function in breast and gynecologic cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy.”
Kendall Fugate-Laus, Research Assistant, presented her project on the “Effects of optimism on coping strategies and health outcomes on women with gynecologic and breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.”
Featured in this OSUWMC blog post, Dr. Kristen Carpenter comments on the remarkable success of the STEPP Clinic in preventing this vulnerable population from falling through the cracks.
“Now is the time many people make New Year’s resolutions…Save money. Eat better. Lose weight. Stop smoking. Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals…”
In this blog post, Dr. Kristen Carpenter shares her plan for making resolutions work.
Quoted in this POPSUGAR article, Dr. Kristen Carpenter comments on Addyi, frequently referred to as “female Viagra.”
Dr. Kristen Carpenter shares her thoughts on how to react to a loved one recently diagnosed with cancer in this SELF article.
Dr. Kristen Carpenter considers the different contributing factors that can cause depression and anxiety in breast cancer patients, touching upon disappointment in one’s body, fatigue, and ruminative thought.