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UMHS and addiction community mourns death of Patrick Gibbons, M.S.W., D.O.

UMHS and addiction community mourns death of Patrick Gibbons, M.S.W., D.O.

March 31, 2014

Patrick Gibbons, M.S.W., D.O., an adjunct clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry as well as a widely known and respected addiction psychiatrist, died suddenly March 26 after a brief illness. His loss is being felt not only by faculty, staff, trainees and patients

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Brain imaging reveals dynamic changes caused by pain medicines

Brain imaging reveals dynamic changes caused by pain medicines

December 4, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A study in the December issue of Anesthesiology

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Prioritizing military family mental health

Prioritizing military family mental health

November 12, 2013

HomeFront Strong, a University of Michigan Depression

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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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In the News »

Protecting the brains of Team USA: U-M concussion expert heads to Sochi Olympics

Protecting the brains of Team USA: U-M concussion expert heads to Sochi Olympics

February 5, 2014

Depression Center member Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher to provide neurological care to all American athletes & all NHL players from any country participating

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Military mentality, vulnerable veterans

Military mentality, vulnerable veterans

November 11, 2013

Veterans’ issues get special focus during Veterans Day week, but Dr. Michael Seyffert focuses on the brains of our recently returned service men and

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Akil receives national award for outstanding research

November 2, 2013 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A neuroscientist who probes the intersection between brain biology and mental health, and a physician who has led national health care change for decades, today

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ER study finds prescription painkillers, sedatives misused by 1 in 10 older teens

With prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels nationwide, and overdoses killing more people than auto accidents in many states, a new University of Michigan study provides striking new data about the

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New U-M research on alcohol abuse

Researchers from the Substance Abuse Program in the Department of Psychiatry  will be collaborating on a new study, “Early Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Misuse and Abuse in the Ohio Army National

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‘Top Docs’ list for 2013 includes eight from Psychiatry

Several physicians from the Department of Psychiatry were among those honored by Hour Detroit Magazine in its annual “Top Docs” special issue for 2013. Among the 31 doctors selected from the U-M Health

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Barrett-Becker receives 2013 Ouida Award

Congratulations to Ellen Barrett-Becker, Ph.D., a postdoctoral psychology resident in the Department of Psychiatry, who is the 2013 recipient of the Todd

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Brain may ease pain of social rejection

Finding that the opioid system can act to ease social pain, not just physical pain, may aid understanding of depression and social anxiety ANN ARBOR, Mich. — “Sticks and stones may break my

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