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6 Tips for Talking Supportively About Miscarriage

6 Tips for Talking Supportively About Miscarriage

February 2, 2016

Written by Monica Starkman, M.D., U-M psychiatry professor emeritus  Monica Starkman, M.D. Now that Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have a healthy baby girl, it may be tempting to dismiss the tragedy of their prior miscarriages. Yet

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Interpersonal Relationships and Social Support Focus at 14th Annual Depression on College Campuses Conference

Interpersonal Relationships and Social Support Focus at 14th Annual Depression on College Campuses Conference

January 20, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Leaders and innovators in college student mental health will once again descend upon Ann Arbor in March as the U-M Depression Center kicks off its 14th annual Depression on College Campuses Conference (DoCC) focused on interpersonal relationships and student mental health. The

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One in four new doctors may be depressed – and their patients may suffer because of it

One in four new doctors may be depressed – and their patients may suffer because of it

December 9, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — More than one in four doctors in the early stages of their careers has signs of depression, a comprehensive new study finds. And the grueling years of training for a medical career may deserve some of the blame. That’s

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Can a website keep suicidal thoughts away? Study in stressed young doctors suggests so

Can a website keep suicidal thoughts away? Study in stressed young doctors suggests so

November 19, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If you think your life is stressful, try being a new doctor. The first year after medical school, called internship, means round-the-clock hours, low rank, constant demands from patients

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The U-M Department of Psychiatry mourns the passing of Alexander (“Shonny”) Guiora, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry

The U-M Department of Psychiatry mourns the passing of Alexander (“Shonny”) Guiora, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry

November 2, 2015

A native of Hungary, Professor Guiora took undergraduate studies at Peter Pazmany University in Budapest before entering the Université de Paris, Sorbonne, where he received his Ph.D. degree in 1951. Shonny Guiora

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NIH selects U-M as one of thirteen sites to launch landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

NIH selects U-M as one of thirteen sites to launch landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

September 30, 2015

ANN ARBOR – The National Institutes of Health just announced that the University of Michigan would be one of thirteen research grants to institutions around the country as part of a study about the effects of adolescent substance use on the developing brain. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development

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A new factor in depression? Brain protein discovery could lead to better treatments

A new factor in depression? Brain protein discovery could lead to better treatments

September 15, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Low. Down. Less than normal. That’s what the word depression means, and what people with depression often feel like. But sometimes, depression can mean too much of something – as new research shows. The

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Awards U-M Neuropsychologist Grant to Study the Psychological Effects of Bone Marrow Transplant

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Awards U-M Neuropsychologist Grant to Study the Psychological Effects of Bone Marrow Transplant

July 7, 2015

ANN ARBOR – Kristen L. Votruba, Ph.D., a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist with the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry was recently awarded a grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation to study the psychological effects of patients going through bone marrow

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A creative way to honor her brother, who loved opera

A creative way to honor her brother, who loved opera

June 3, 2015

The author, Kathleen Stevens, is a survivor of suicide in her family, lives with bipolar depression in her own life and uses her personal experiences in her work as the director of marketing and development for the

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

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

November 11, 2014

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 Volunteer Veteran program aims to help service members and veterans in Michigan make the

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