More than 3 million Americans stutter, yet its etiology is largely unknown and treatment options remain limited. Stuttering affects the capacity of speech communication: something that most take for granted.
ANN ARBOR – A unique partnership between academics and athletics at the University of Michigan recently received a $50,000 grant from the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program to address the need for mental health awareness programs for student-athletes.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health
Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children
People with depression being enrolled in new study of TMS treatment ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A depression treatment based on magnetic fields, not medications,
Q&A: Psychiatry Faculty Member Shervin Assari, MD, MPH Describes the Peer Review Process Following Recent High Ranking at Publons
Dr. Shervin Assari was recently recognized by Publons for his contribution as a peer reviewer. He was ranked 5th out of nearly 30,000 peer reviewers. We
Several members of the U-M Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry were among 493 U-M physicians named to the 2014 Best Doctors in America® list,
November 15, 2013 At the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine’s annual meeting this week, Kristine Beard, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., and Lisa Seyfried, M.D.,
Michigan has nearly 700,000 veterans residing in the state. They represent seven hundred thousand unique stories, perspectives, and experiences serving
Over the years, Veterans’ Day has grown to mean many things to me. Each year, I’ve partaken in different activities promoting veteran issues and helping
The world has lost a beacon of laughter and creativity. Robin Williams died of an apparent suicide yesterday. His tragic death leaves us to struggle with two perplexing caveats: we need better treatments
Research in rats may help explain how trauma’s effects can span generations ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed
Dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT), developed for people who struggle from severe mental illness and pervasive suicidal thoughts, is branching out beyond borderline personality disorder to treat other
Did you know that May is Postpartum Depression Awareness Month in the state of Michigan? May, 2014 has been proclaimed Postpartum Depression Awareness Month by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. For many
Subtle changes could act as early warning of need for care, U-M research suggests ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person’s voice during everyday phone conversations