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Christina Psaros, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine Service

  • Phone: 617-724-5600
Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Interests
Women's mental health
Adherence to treatment for chronic illnesses
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
PhD, Drexel University
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Dr.Christina Psaros is a staff psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine service at MGH, and an Assistant Professor of Psychology in theDepartment of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Psaros received herPh.D. in clinical psychology fromDrexel University in 2008, and did her predoctoral internship andpostdoctoral fellowship at MGH/HMS.

Dr. Psaros?clinical practice focuses on women?s mental health, particularly the treatmentof mood and anxiety disorders as they occur during infertility, pregnancy, andthe postpartum. Dr. Psaros? research focus is on understandingpsychosocial aspects of HIV care and prevention, and developing interventionsto support health, particularly among women. She has active projects in both the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Psaros has over 30 peer-reviewedpublications, and has written two book chapters. Notable work includes beingamong the first to publish results of an intervention designed to supportadherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV among sero-discordantcouples in JAIDS.She has been the principal investigator of two NIH-funded grants (including hercurrent K23 award from NIMH), and one Harvard Center for AIDSResearch (CFAR) grant in the area of HIV, and serves as an ad hoc reviewer forover 15 peer-reviewed journals. She also mentors and supervises trainees in theBehavioral Medicine Service.

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One Bowdoin Square
Boston 02114-2927

Phone: 617-724-5600
Phone 2: 617-726-7458
Fax: 617-724-8690

One Bowdoin Square
Boston 02114-2927

Phone: 617-724-5600
Phone 2: 617-726-7458
Fax: 617-724-8690

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