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Post 9/11 Women Veterans, M-SPAN Wants to Hear Your Stories

Post 9/11 Women Veterans, M-SPAN Wants to Hear Your Stories

March 21, 2016

Even though women have been serving in the United States military for over a hundred years, the perspectives of women veterans have often been absent from public discourse, despite the fact that 15% of the current military is female. Photo

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M-SPAN News Updates – March 2016

M-SPAN News Updates – March 2016

March 7, 2016

PAVE Map Thanks to a recent grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE), currently on 12 campuses nationwide, will be expanding to 30 new schools. The PAVE program

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Mock Rock 2016 to Benefit Athletes Connected

Mock Rock 2016 to Benefit Athletes Connected

February 17, 2016

The Mock Rock team has already been hard at work, brainstorming innovative ideas, creating new community partnerships, and preparing to put on a great Mock Rock show. 2014 University of Michigan

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Pregnancy and PTSD: Surprising findings could help moms-to-be at risk

Pregnancy and PTSD: Surprising findings could help moms-to-be at risk

February 10, 2016

Symptoms ease during pregnancy for many — but some face high risk of issues that can affect them and their baby ANN ARBOR, Mich. — For most women, expecting a baby brings

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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

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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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