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In rural areas, white women more prone to depression than African-American women

In rural areas, white women more prone to depression than African-American women

April 16, 2015

ANN ARBOR—”Location, location, location” is key in determining a home’s value, but the phrase is equally important regarding the mental health for women living in rural areas, according to a new University of Michigan study. Addie Weaver, a researcher at the U-M School of Social Work, and colleagues examined how the interaction of

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Shake it off? Not so easy for people with depression, new brain research suggests

Shake it off? Not so easy for people with depression, new brain research suggests

March 2, 2015

The researchers studied reactions to rejection and acceptance

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Managing the Culture of Stress at the Depression on College Campuses Conference

Managing the Culture of Stress at the Depression on College Campuses Conference

February 12, 2015

University of Michigan Depression Center to host its 13th annual conference in March, President Schlissel to provide opening remarks ANN ARBOR, Mich. —

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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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Honors & Awards »

Stephen Strobbe wins Golden Apple Award

Stephen Strobbe wins Golden Apple Award

March 2, 2015

Given by Students Honoring Outstanding University Teaching, the Golden Apple Award honors undergraduate and graduate faculty members who continuously seek

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Q&A: Psychiatry Faculty Member Shervin Assari, MD, MPH Describes the Peer Review Process Following Recent High Ranking at Publons

Q&A: Psychiatry Faculty Member Shervin Assari, MD, MPH Describes the Peer Review Process Following Recent High Ranking at Publons

January 23, 2015

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

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‘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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In the News »

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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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

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

Michigan has nearly 700,000 veterans residing in the state. They represent seven hundred thousand unique stories, perspectives, and experiences serving in our armed forces to protect our country. The Buddy-to-Buddy

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

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 and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture

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

People with depression being enrolled in new study of TMS treatment ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A depression treatment based on magnetic fields, not medications, appears to help many patients who don’t respond

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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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