Eva M Szigethy, MD, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Medicine

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara Street

Education & Training

University of Rochester
Neuroanatomy, McGill University
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children's Hospital of Boston, Harvard University
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University
General Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University
Child Psychiatry, Boston Children's Hospital

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Member, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry
Member, American Psychosomatic Society
Member, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Member, Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America
Member, American Gastroenterology Association

Selected Honors & Awards

Simon Wile Leadership in Consultation Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Sherman Prize for Excellence in Crohns and Colitis, Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Charitable Foundation

Research Interests

Behavioral tools in integrated care models; Integrated models of care
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Szigethy EM, Allen, J, Reiss M, Cohen W, Perera LP, Brillstein L, Cross RK, Schwartz DA, Kosinski, LR, Colton JB, LaRusso, E, Atreja A, Regueiro, MD. The Impact of Psychosocial Factors on the Care of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A White Paper from the American Gastroenterological Institute. Clinical Gastro & Hepatology, 15:986-997, 2017
  2. Regueiro MD, McAnallen SE, Greer JB, Perkins SE, Ramalingam S, Szigethy E. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Specialty Medical Home: A New Model of Patient-centered Care. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016. 22(8):1971-1978
  3. Szigethy E, Youk AO, Fairclough D, Weisz J, Ducharme P, Bujoreanu SI, Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Keljo DJ, Bousvaros A, Srinath A, Kupfer DJ, DeMaso DR.Effect of 2 psychotherapies on depression and disease activity in pediatric Crohns disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015; 21(6):1321-8 PMID 25822010
  4. Szigethy E, Youk AO, Benhayon D, Newara MC, Kirshner MA, Bujoreanu IS, Mrakotsky C, Bousvaros A, Srinath A, Keljo DJ, Kupfer DJ, DeMaso DR. Depression Subtypes in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2014 58:574-81. PMID: 24345836
  5. Szigethy E, Youk AO. Benhayon, D, Fairclough D, Weisz, J, Ducharme P, Bujoreanu SI, Gonzalez-Heydrich, J, Keljo DJ, Srinath A, Bousvaros A, Kirshner M, Newara M, Kupfer DJ, DeMaso DR. Comparative Efficacy of Two Psychotherapies for Depression in Youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Randomized Control Trial. J Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2014 53:726-35. PMID: 24954822

Clinical Interests

Digital behavioral tools; Relationship between the brain & gut; Integration of medical/psychiatric care

Education Interests

Research mentorship; Physician well-being
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Szigethy E, Vermetten E. Hypnotic Interventions for Sleep in PTSD. In E Vermetten, A Germain, T Neylan (eds). Sleep and Combat-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Springer Books, 2017.
  2. Szigethy E. Hypnotherapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease across the Lifespan, Am J Clinical Hypnosis, 2015;58(1):81-99. PMID 26046718
  3. Drossman D, Szigethy E. Narcotic Bowel Syndrome: A recent update. Am J Gastroenterology Supplement, February 2014; 2(1):22-30.
  4. Srinath A, Young E, Szigethy E Pain management in IBD: Translational approaches. Inflamm Bowel Diseases 2014; 20:2433-49.PMID 25208108
  5. Szigethy E. Burnout: Strategies to prevent and overcome a common and dangerous problem. Psychiatric Times, May 2014