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Fear of stigma or sanction keeps many doctors from revealing mental health issues, study finds

Anonymous survey suggests need for better support & state licensing standards ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Even as doctors across America encourage their patients to share concerns about depression, anxiety and other concerns, so they can get help from modern treatments, a new study suggests the doctors may be less likely to seek help for those

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Depression Center Executive Director John F. Greden, M.D., honored by national network, Michigan governor

Dr. Greden lauded for his contributions to the field of mental health John F. Greden, M.D., the Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences and a research professor in the Behavioral Neuroscience Instutute, received a pair of awards Sept. 13 at the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) annual conference in Denver.  Greden (left), who serves

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U-M scientists part of $15 million initiative to understand bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

Partnership of government, academics and industry will develop new ways of studying and screening drugs for major psychiatric illnesses using stem cells ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Can stem cells help reveal the roots of mental illness, and open the door to better treatment? A team of University of Michigan scientists who have helped pioneer this

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Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership: An Opportunity for Matched Funding

One in four adults will suffer from a mental illness in any given year. Mental or behavioral health issues can be debilitating independently, but unfortunately, over half of people living with mental illnesses also have additional general medical conditions. Managing multiple health issues can be complicated and costly, requiring multifaceted care management. Even with a

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Statewide research universities receive $9 million for Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center

Federal funding begins today for statewide venture that brings together University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University researchers, clinicians, trainees The U.S. National Institutes of Health will award an estimated $9 million over the next 5 years to a new statewide center to enhance the understanding and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and

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Depression Center Executive Director Dr. John Greden Comments on Physician-Scientist 2016 Presidential Wish List

Depression Center executive director Dr. John Greden commented on the following article, “A physician-scientist’s wish list for the 2016 U.S. presidential candidates.” Dr. Greden noted, “Dr. Scott L. Friedman, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York presents a stellar wish list for presidential candidates to secure

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U-M Department of Psychiatry Faculty Present at Annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Toronto

This past month, the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in was held in Toronto. Several U-M Department of Psychiatry faculty members attended and presented their work. Here is a summary of their involvement: On July 25th, as part of her ongoing work on the Bright Focus Foundation National Expert Panel on Home-Based Dementia Care,

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