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Patricia Deldin, Ph.D.

Patricia Deldin, Ph.D.

U-M Primary Appointment

Patricia Deldin is a professor of Psychology and an associate professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Following a two year research position at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Dr. Deldin received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, with a major in clinical psychology and a minor in biological psychology. She then completed an internship at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Deldin was on the faculty of Harvard University (1995-2003) before coming to the University of Michigan in 2003.

Dr. Deldin is Deputy Director and Research Innovation Core Faculty Lead at the Eisenberg Family Depression Center.

Her first line of is comprised of information processing studies designed to distinguish memory, attention, and expectancy dysfunction in major depressives, dysthymics and controls. ERP, fMRI and behavioral studies provide complementary portraits of cognitive and emotional processing associated with depression.  Her second line of research involved examining the outcomes of Mood Lifters.