In the Media


In 2017, I sat down with Alexandra Spitz, the founder of Newport Beach’s The New Mom School, to film a segment on postpartum depression for their new online curriculum, the New Mom School Online. You can purchase the whole course here.


The Good Enough Mother Begins in Pregnancy, published in The Washington Post On Parenting blog, with Dr. Vivien Burt, January 2017
– In this article, Vivien Burt and I discuss a new way to think about the difficult decision about whether to take psychiatric medication during pregnancy.


How To Spot An Emotional Grown-Up, published in Goop with Dr. Robin Berman, July 2015.
– In this piece, Robin Berman and I think together about what it means to have a mature relationship, and outline ten qualities to look for in an “emotional grown-up.”


Managing the Suicidal College Student: Advice for Community Providers, published in Psychiatric Times, with Dr. Vivien Chan, November 2015.
-In this piece, Vivien Chan and I provide practical advice to psychiatrists treating college students in the community

Academic Publications

Burt VK, Rasminsky S, Murphy-Barzilay E, Suri R. “Treatment of Women.” In Roberts LW et al, ed. American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 7th Edition, American Psychiatric Association Publishing, forthcoming (completed 2018)

Rasminsky S, Murphy-Barzilay E, Burt VK. “Treatment of Depression.” In Uguz F, ed. Perinatal Psychopharmacology, Springer Publishing, forthcoming (completed 2018)

Heiman HL, Rasminsky S, Bierman JA, Evans DB, Kinner KG, Stamos J, Martinovich Z, McGaghie WC. Medical students’ observations, practices, and attitudes regarding electronic health record documentation. Teach Learn Med. 2014;26(1):49-55.

Sidhu SS, Chandra RM, Wang L, Gollan JK, Rasminsky S, Brar SK, Anzia JM. The effect of an end-of-clerkship review session on NBME psychiatry subject exam scores. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 May 1;36(3):226-8.

Rasminsky, S. Somatic Treatment and Psychopharmacology. In Blitzstein SM, ed., Lange Q&A Psychiatry 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill Companies, 2011.

Rasminsky S, Lomonaco A, Auchincloss E. Work hours regulations for house staff in psychiatry: bad or good for residency training? Acad Psychiatry. 2008 Jan-Feb;32(1):54-60.

Rasminsky S. Premenstrual moods or depression? Use logs to track monthly cycles. Current Psychiatry 2004 May;3(5):114

Wiegartz P, Rasminsky S. Treating OCD in patients with psychiatric comorbidity. Current Psychiatry 2005 April; 4(4)

Rasminsky S. Hysteria. In Albrecht GL, ed., Encyclopedia of Disability, Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2005

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