Margaret M. Howard Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Clinical), Professor of Medicine (Clinical)

Margaret Howard is a licensed clinical psychologist whose primary clinical and research interests include perinatal mental health with particular focus on postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, and treatment models that support the mother-baby dyad.

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work

Battle, C. L., Uebelacker, L. A., Howard, M., & Castaneda, M. Letter to the Editor. Prenatal yoga and depression during pregnancy. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 37 (4): 353-354, 2010.

Howard M, Reply to Letter to the Editor. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 202(1) e19-20, 2010.

Howard M, Pearlstein T. Reply to Letter to the Editor. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 201(5): e11, 2009.

Pearlstein T, Howard M, Salisbury A, Zlotnick C. Postpartum depression. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 200: 357-364, 2009.

Howard M, Normal emotional changes in pregnancy. In: Lee RV, Rosene-Montella K, Barbour LA, Keely E (Eds): Medical Care of the Pregnant Patient, 2nd edition, Philadelphia, PA, American College of Physicians, pp. 87-90, 2008.

Strawbridge, EM, Howard M, Nolan P, Feller E. Increasing post-partum depression detection in Rhode Island: Targeting pediatric providers. Medicine & Health Rhode Island, 91: 255-257, 2008.

Battle CL, Zlotnick C, Pearlstein T, Miller IW, Howard M, Salisbury AL, Stroud L. Depression and breastfeeding: Which postpartum patients take antidepressant medications? Depression and Anxiety, 25: 888-891, 2008.

Pearlstein TB, Zlotnick C, Battle CL, Stuart S, O'Hara MW, Price AB, Grause MA, Howard M. Patient choice of treatment for postpartum depression: A pilot study. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 9: 303-308, 2006.

Howard M, Battle CL, Pearlstein T, Rosene-Montella, K. A psychiatric mother-baby unit for pregnant and postpartum women. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 9: 213-218, 2006.

Zlotnick C, Miller IW, Pearlstein T, Howard M, Sweeney P. A preventive intervention for pregnant women on public assistance at risk for postpartum depression. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163: 1443-1445, 2006.

Battle CL, Zlotnick C, Miller IW, Pearlstein T, Howard M. Clinical characteristics of perinatal psychiatric patients: A chart review study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 194:369-377, 2006.

Zlotnick C, Johnson S, Miller I, Pearlstein T, Howard M. Postpartum depression in women receiving public assistance: Pilot study of an interpersonal therapy-oriented group intervention. American Journal of Psychiatry, 158:638-640, 2001.

Howard M, Diaz S, Jain N, Zlotnick C, Pearlstein T. Psychiatric disorders in pregnancy. In: Lee RV, Rosene-Montella K, Barbour LA, Garner PR, Keely E (Eds): Medical Care of the Pregnant Patient, Philadelphia, PA, American College of Physicians, pp. 124-139, 2000.