Research & Publications
Michael H. Bloch's research interests focus on studying Tourette syndrome (TS), Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Trichotillomania (TTM) across the lifespan and depression and anxiety in pediatric patients. His research focuses on developing better treatments for children and adults with these conditions and improving the evidence to personalize treatment (e.g. determine which patients respond best to which treatments)
Specialized Terms: Tourette syndrome; Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Trichotillomania, Psychopharmacology, Depression
Extensive Research Description
Michael H. Bloch, M.D., M.S. graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his child and adult psychiatry training at Yale. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Yale Child Study Center. His research focuses on evidence-based medicine and developing improved treatments for individuals with mental illness across the lifespan using clinical trials and meta-analysis. His clinical and research interests concentrate on depression, anxiety, Tourette syndrome, ADHD, trichotillomania and OCD across the lifespan. He has published over 125 peer-reviewed manuscripts and was co-editor of the fifth edition of the Lewis Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology and Depression and Anxiety.
Anxiety; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; Child Psychiatry; Depression; Tourette Syndrome; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Psychopharmacology; Trichotillomania; Meta-Analysis
- Systematic Review: Antipsychotic Augmentation for Treatment-Resistant Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderBloch MH, Landeros-Weisenberger A, Kelmendi BK, Coric V, Bracken MB, Leckman JF. Systematic Review: Antipsychotic Augmentation for Treatment-Resistant Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Molecular Psychiatry 2006; 11: 622-632.