Psychiatry professor Kymberly Young of the University of PittsburghPsychiatry professor Kymberly Young of the University of Pittsburgh will discuss her research exploring the use of neurofeedback to treat mood disorders on April 14.

Colloquium to focus on physiological mechanisms of mood disorders

A lecture Thursday, April 14, will examine the use of neuroscience-derived interventions to address mood disorders.

Kymberly Young, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will deliver “Real-time fMRI Amygdala Neurofeedback for Major Depressive Disorder: Progress and Challenges” at 4 p.m. over Zoom as part of the Psychology Department Colloquium Series.

Dr. Young’s research focuses on understanding onset and recovery from mental illness and developing new neurobehavioural interventions, including real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging neurofeedback, which target deficits in the processing of positive stimuli in patients with mood disorders.

Join the webinar here.