Adriana Feder, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Dr. Feder is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Director for Research at the World Trade Center Mental Health Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is also an investigator at the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (MAP). Her research spans clinical, epidemiological and translational studies of resilience and posttraumatic stress in a range of trauma-exposed populations, including World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers, earthquake survivors, and survivors of interpersonal violence. Dr. Feder has been Principal Investigator (PI) of CDC/NIOSH-funded studies on the longitudinal course and biomarkers of PTSD and resilience in WTC responders, and has been awarded a NARSAD Independent Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation to conduct a randomized controlled trial of repeated ketamine administration for PTSD.
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- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Postpartum Depression
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Social Anxiety Disorder
Residency, Psychiatry, University of California - San Francisco
Fellowship, Psychiatry, University of California - San Francisco
- Internet-based psychotherapies for PTSD symptoms in WTC responders
The provision of psychotherapy to WTC rescue, recovery and clean-up workers who still suffer from clinically significant WTC-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms is often limited by geographical distance, reduced availability of expertly trained therapists, an...
- Randomized controlled trial of repeated dose intravenous ketamine for PTSD
The purpose of this clinical trial is to study a rapid-acting investigational medication called ketamine for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This is a double-blind study in which participants have a 50/50 chance of receiving ketamine or the active contr...
Feder A, Nestler EJ, Charney DS. Psychobiology and molecular genetics of resilience. Nat Rev Neurosci 2009; 10(6): 446-457.
Feder A, Nestler EJ, Westphal M, Charney DS. Psychobiological Mechanisms of Resilience to Stress. In: Reich JW, Zautra AJ, Hall JS, editors. Handbook of Adult Resilience: Concepts, Methods, and Applications. Guilford Press;.
Feder A, Alonso A, Tang M, Warner V, Barranco E, Wang Y, Pilowsky D, Verdeli H, Wickramaratne P, Weissman MM. Children of low-income depressed mothers: psychiatric disorders and social adjustment. Depress Anxiety 2009; 26(6): 513-520.
Alim TN, Feder A, Graves RE, Wang Y, Weaver J, Westphal M, Alonso A, Aigbogun NU, Smith BW, Doucette JT, Mellman TA, Lawson WB, Charney DS. Trauma, resilience and recovery in a high-risk African-American population. Am J Psychiatry 2008; 165(1): 1566-1575.
Feder A, Southwick SM, Goetz RR, Wang Y, Alonso A, Smith BW, Buchholz KR, Waldeck T, Ameli R, Moore J, Hain R, Charney DS, Vythilingham M. Posttraumatic growth in former Vietnam prisoners of war. Psychiatry 2008; 71(4): 359-370.
Cooper NS, Feder A, Southwick SM, Charney DS. Resilience and Vulnerability to Trauma: Psychobiological Mechanisms. In: Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science. Oxford University Press;.
Weissman MM, Neria Y, Das A, Feder A, Blanco C, Lantigua R, Shea S, Gross R, Gameroff MJ, Pilowsky D, Olfson M. Gender differences in posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patients after the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001. Gender Med 2005; 2: 76-87.
Das AK, Olfson M, Gameroff MJ, Pilowsky DJ, Blanco C, Feder A, Gross R, Neria Y, Lantigua R, Shea S, Weissman MM. Screening for bipolar disorder in a primary care practice. JAMA 2005; 293(8): 956-963.
Feder A, Coplan JD, Goetz R, Mathew SJ, Pine DS, Dahl RE, Ryan ND, Greenwald S, Weissman MM. Twenty-four hour cortisol secretion patterns in prepubertal children with anxiety or depressive disorders. Biol Psychiatry 2004; 56(3): 198-204.
Weissman MM, Feder A, Pilowsky DJ, Olfson M, Fuentes M, Blanco C, Lantigua R, Gameroff MJ, Shea S. Depressed mothers coming to primary care: maternal reports of problems with their children. J Affect Disord 2004; 78(2): 93-100.