Category Archives: UMHS Press Release

Pharmacy intervention helped seriously mentally ill patients take meds

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Health systems should consider pharmacy-based interventions when involving patients who have poor follow-through taking medication. That’s according to a study appearing today in the online edition of Schizophrenia Bulletin. The study was led by Marcia Valenstein, M.D., Senior Research Scientist in the VA Health Services Research and Development Service and Associate

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New therapy for treatment-resistant depression makes debut at U-M

First and only program in the state to offer non-systemic and non-invasive treatment for depression offers new hope to people living with the disorder ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Depression Center and University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry are now offering a new option for the treatment of depression called Repetitive Transcrancial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS).

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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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