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New NCAA funded videos being used as tool to educate U-M student-athletes about mental health

New NCAA funded videos being used as tool to educate U-M student-athletes about mental health

November 4, 2014

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.

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U-M part of effort to study genetics of two mental health disorders

U-M part of effort to study genetics of two mental health disorders

October 1, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

Slow to mature, quick to distract: ADHD brain study finds slower development of key connections

September 15, 2014

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

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Depression mystery: U-M team seeks to figure out why magnets work for some

Depression mystery: U-M team seeks to figure out why magnets work for some

August 20, 2014

People with depression being enrolled in new study of TMS treatment ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A depression treatment based on magnetic fields, not medications,

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Honors & Awards »

‘Best Doctors in America ’ list includes twelve from U-M Psychiatry

‘Best Doctors in America ’ list includes twelve from U-M Psychiatry

February 5, 2014

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,

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Beard and Seyfried earn top honors from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Beard and Seyfried earn top honors from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

November 15, 2013

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.,

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Akil receives national award for outstanding research

Akil receives national award for outstanding research

November 4, 2013

November 2, 2013 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A neuroscientist who probes the intersection between brain biology and mental health, and a physician who has

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Getting to Know One of Michigan’s Veterans on Veterans Day

Getting to Know One of Michigan’s Veterans on Veterans Day

November 11, 2014

Michigan has nearly 700,000 veterans residing in the state. They represent seven hundred thousand unique stories, perspectives, and experiences serving

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This Veterans Day

This Veterans Day

November 11, 2014

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

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University offers screenings on Oct. 9, National Depression Screening Day

University offers screenings on Oct. 9, National Depression Screening Day

October 2, 2014

By Juanita Day, MHealthy Communications Depression affects approximately

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The Matthew K. Smith Stuttering Research Project

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.

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Personalized screen to identify suicidal teens in 14 ERs

Emergency Department

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Losing a Healing Voice

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

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Learning the smell of fear: Mothers teach babies their own fears via odor, U-M research finds

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

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University of Michigan Receives NCAA Grant for Student-Athlete Mental Health Project

Will Heininger, mental health advocate and former U-M football player. Image credit: Michigan Photography ANN ARBOR,

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Dr. Kenneth Silk discusses Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Chicago Tribune

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

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May, 2014: Postpartum Depression Awareness Month

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

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Listening to bipolar disorder: Smartphone app detects mood swings via voice analysis

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

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President Obama Proclaims May as National Mental Health Awareness Month

In a proclamation issued yesterday, President Obama has designated May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. In

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