Technique called DICE empowers caregivers, patients & health providers to work together to reduce behavioral problems ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other psychiatric drugs in this population, and make life easier for them
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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 in Psychiatry and its addiction treatment program, but also in the
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, placing them among the top 5 percent of doctors in their specialties. They include: Elissa P. Benedek, M.D. Ronald M. Benson, M.D. Harvey H. Falit, M.D. Thomas Fluent, M.D. John
Depression Center member Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher to provide neurological care to all American athletes & all NHL players from any country participating in 2014 Olympic Winter Games ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Team USA will soon take to the ice and snow in Sochi, Russia, to compete with the world’s best at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Out of sync with the world: Brain study shows body clocks of depressed people are altered at cell level
Every cell in our bodies runs on a 24-hour clock, tuned to the night-day, light-dark cycles that have ruled us since the dawn of humanity. The brain acts as timekeeper, keeping the cellular clock in sync with the outside world so that it can govern our appetites, sleep, moods and much more. But new research
Results of large, national study find people are better off not having a spouse than having poor relationship with one ANN ARBOR, Mich. The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression, say U-M researchers in a new study. After analyzing data from nearly 5,000 American