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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 by simulated online dating prospects. Getting rejected hurts depressed people for longer, U-M/Stony Brook/UIC study finds – due to the lack

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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 to engage students in the classroom. Students can nominate the teacher of their choice. Here are a few of the comments from the nursing students who

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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. — Join the U-M Depression Center for our 13th annual Depression on College Campuses Conference (DoCC) to learn how a sharper focus on improving student

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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 others. On one Veterans’ Day, I went to the Vietnam Wall to pay respect to my fallen comrades who gave the ultimate. On another, I posted the

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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

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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 1 in 10 adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Thursday, October 9 is National Depression Screening Day.

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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 and Medical School and collaborators at two other institutions will

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Personalized screen to identify suicidal teens in 14 ERs

Personalized screen to identify suicidal teens in 14 ERs

September 25, 2014

Emergency Department Screen for Teens at Risk for Suicide  (ED-STARS), a recently-launched study in a network

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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 and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and those without. Kids and teens

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