Ethical and Social Considerations for Increasing Use of DTC Neurotechnologies.

Kostick KM, Sierra-Mercado D, Lázaro-Muñoz G. , American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 2019


Could Genetic Enhancement Really Lead to Obsolescence?

Zuk P, Kostick KM, Lázaro-Muñoz G., American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 2019


Neuroethics at 15: Keep the Kant but Add More Bacon.

Lázaro-Muñoz G, Zuk P, Pereira S, Kostick K, Torgerson L, Sierra-Mercado D, Majumder M, Blumenthal-Barby J, Storch EA, Goodman WK, McGuire AL. American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 2019


Psychiatric genetics

Psychiatric genomics researchers’ perspectives on best practices for returning results to individual participants.

Kostick K, Pereira S, Brannan C, Torgerson L, Lázaro-Muñoz G., Genetics in Medicine, 2019


Psychiatric genetics researchers’ views on offering return of results to individual participants.

Kostick KM, Brannan C, Pereira S, Lázaro-Muñoz G., Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet., 2018


Integrating Genomics Into Psychiatric Practice: Ethical And Legal Challenges For Clinicians

Ward ET, Kostick KM, Lázaro-Muñoz G., Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 2018



A matter of life and longer life.

Kostick K, Fowler LR, Scott CT., Journal of Aging Studies, 2019


Engineering Eden: Does Earthly Pursuit Of Eternal Life Threaten The Future Of Religion?
Forthcoming in Theology and Science, 2018 


Heart failure

Suffering and Healing in the Context of LVAD Treatment.

Kostick K, Trejo M, Blumenthal-Barby JS., Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2019


Identifying Knowledge Gaps among LVAD Candidates.

Buchberg Trejo M, Kostick KM, Estep JD, Blumenthal-Barby JS., Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2019


A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial of a Patient-Centered Ventricular Assist Device Decision Aid (VADDA Trial)
Kostick KM, Bruce CR, Minard CG, Volk RJ, Civitello A, Krim SR, Horstmanshof D, Thohan V, Loebe M, Hanna M, Bruckner BA, Blumenthal Barby JS, Estep JD. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2018


Patients’ Perspectives On Transplantation While Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Support

Wilhelms LA, Blumenthal-Barby JS, Kostick KM, Estep JD, Bruce CR. Journal for the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, 2017


Caregivers Of Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2017


Development And Pilot-Testing Of A Patient Decision Aid For Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement
The VAD Journal, 2016


Development And Validation Of A Patient-Centered LVAD Knowledge Scale: Enhancing Informed Consent For LVAD Placement.
Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2016


Benefits And Challenges Of Early Introduction Of Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement
JACC, 2016


A Failing Heart And The Downsides Of Life-Prolonging Technology
Health Affairs, 2015
Reprinted in The Washington Post, 2015 as “The Device Kept Him Alive, But Was the Pain and Suffering Worth It?


A Content Analysis Of Social Media Related To Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2015


Reasons Why Eligible Candidates Decline Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement
Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2015


Assessment Of Patients’ And Caregivers’ Informational And Decisional Needs For Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement: Implications For Informed Consent And Shared Decision Making
Blumenthal-Barby JS, Kostick KM, Delgado ED, Volk RJ, Kaplan HM, Wilhelms LA, McCurdy SA, Estep JD, Loebe M, Bruce CR. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2015


Ventricular Assist Devices As Destination Therapy : Psychosocial And Ethical Implications

Grogan S, Kostick K, Delgado E, Bruce CR. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, 2015


Ventricular Assist Devices: A Review Of Psychosocial Risk Factors And Their Impact On Outcomes
Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2014



‘Off Of E, I Try To Pretend I’m Enjoying It’: The Role Of Ecstasy (MDMA) In Managing Intimacy And Conflict In Long-Term Relationships.
Culture, Health and Sexuality, 2018


Risky intimacies across the lifespan.

Schensul J, Kostick K., Cult Health Sex., 2018


Balancing risk, interpersonal intimacy and agency: perspectives from marginalised women in Zambia.

Davis LM, Kostick KM., Cult Health Sex. 2018


The Role Of MDMA (Ecstasy) In Coping With Negative Life Situations Among Urban Young Adults
Moonzwe LS, Schensul JJ, Kostick KM. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 2011


HIV/AIDS Prevention / Injection Drug Use

Translation Of The Risk Avoidance Partnership (RAP) For Implementation In Outpatient Drug Treatment Clinics
Weeks MR, Kostick K, Li J, Dunn J, McLaughlin P, Richmond P, Choudhury S, Obidoa C, Mosher H, Martinez M. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 2015


Participant And Staff Experiences In A Peer-Delivered HIV Intervention With Injection Drug Users
Kostick KM, Weeks M, Mosher H. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2014


Culture-based illness

A Method For Building Culture And Gender Norms Into Intervention: An Example From Mumbai, India
Social Science and Medicine, 2011


Treatment-Seeking, Vaginal Discharge And Psychosocial Distress Among Women In Urban Mumbai
Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 2010


Religiosity And Emotional Health Among Muslim Women In Urban Poor India
L’Islam en anthropologie de la santé mentale : Théorie, ethnographie et clinique d’un regard alternatif, 2010


Supported employment

Client-Centeredness In Supported Employment: Specialist And Supervisor Perspectives

Kostick KM, Whitley R, Bush PW. Journal of Mental Health, 2010


Desirable characteristics and competencies of supported employment specialists: an empirically-grounded framework.

Whitley R, Kostick KM, Bush PW., Adm Policy Ment Health. 2010


Supported employment specialist strategies to assist clients with severe mental illness and criminal justice issues.

Whitley R, Kostick KM, Bush PW. Psychiatr Serv. 2009