Olivia Bogucki

Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, University of Maine
Chapter Member: Maine SSN
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Bogucki's research focuses on the development and maintenance of major depressive disorder. The aim of her research is to increase understanding of this commonly occurring and typically chronic disorder to improve prevention and intervention efforts. As the recipient of the Susan J. Hunter Teaching Fellowship, Bogucki teaches about the intersection between mentaland physical health.


Misconceptions about Depression in Older Adulthood


"Depressive Symptoms Prospectively Predict Cardiovascular Disease Among Older Adults: Findings from the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study" (with Emily AP Haigh, Peter J Dearborn, Michael A Robbins, and Merrill F Elias). Journal of Health Psychology (2018).
"Depression in Older Adults: A 20-Year Update on Five Common Myths and Misconceptions" (with Emily A.P. Haigh, Sandra T. Sigmon, and Dan G. Blazer). American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Forthcoming).

Reviews the existing literature to refute five commonly held beliefs about depression in late life. Summarizes the current understanding of the nature and treatment of late-life depression and highlights areas of inquiry in need of further study.

"Mental Health Conditions Related to Cardiovascular Abnormalities" (with Emily A.P. Haigh). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (2017): 605-607.

Reviews the existing literature to detail psychiatric conditions that have been associated with cardiovascular dysfunction and disease. Identifies specific mechanisms, markers, and risk factors.