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Murphy wins 2013 MacArthur ‘genius grant’

Murphy wins 2013 MacArthur ‘genius grant’

September 25, 2013

Susan Murphy, Ph.D., a University of Michigan statistician who is poised to make a significant impact on the field of personalized medicine through work focused on improving treatment decisions for chronic illnesses such as depression and substance abuse, has been named a 2013 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The

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New designer drug ban in Michigan

New designer drug ban in Michigan

December 14, 2012

Kirk Brower, M.D., executive director of U-M Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS), a professor of psychiatry, and a Depression Center member, was quoted in an Ann

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National mental health research award goes to U-M duo

National mental health research award goes to U-M duo

October 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A pair of University of Michigan mental health researchers who are partners in both research and life have won a prestigious national prize for their studies on the biological roots of emotions,

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Psychiatric and addiction consultant honored for service

Psychiatric and addiction consultant honored for service

June 7, 2012

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently honored Edward A. Jouney, D.O., a clinical instructor with the Department of Psychiatry, with its “2011-2012 Outstanding Consultant Award.”  Jouney earned the award for his consultative services to the OB/Gyn department, where he provides

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Depression symptoms increase over time for addiction-prone women

Depression symptoms increase over time for addiction-prone women

February 18, 2011

Unlike alcohol problems and antisocial behavior, depression doesn’t decline with age in addiction-prone women in their 30s and 40s – it continues to increase, a new study led by University of Michigan Health System researchers found. The longitudinal analysis examined the influences of the women’s

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