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Third annual Prechter Lecture delves into risk factors and preventive measures for suicidal behavior in those with bipolar disorder

The July 10 lecture features bipolar expert Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., as speaker at the U-M Depression Center ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Minimizing suicide risks for any of the 5.7 million Americans with bipolar disorder can pose a serious challenge. As part of the third annual Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund Lecture at the

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Economy’s link to depression discussed

BY TRACY DAVIS Ann Arbor News News Staff Reporter When autoworkers were faced with layoffs during economic upheavals of the 1970s and 1980s, the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research studied two groups of workers who were about to lose their jobs. One group received no help in advance of the losses. But the

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