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Prioritizing military family mental health

Prioritizing military family mental health

November 12, 2013

HomeFront Strong, a University of Michigan Depression Center program for military spouses that focuses on building resilience and coping skills, will expand its reach into several additional southeast Michigan communities with the support of new funding

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Akil receives national award for outstanding research

Akil receives national award for outstanding research

November 4, 2013

November 2, 2013 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A neuroscientist who probes the intersection between brain biology and mental health, and a physician who has led national health care change for decades, today received top national awards for their achievements. Both are leaders at the University of

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Tips for helping kids deal with anxiety after Newtown tragedy

Tips for helping kids deal with anxiety after Newtown tragedy

December 16, 2012

Tips for talking to children about tragic events by Kate Rosenblum, PhD Returning to school Monday after the school shootings in Connecticut will be a challenge for both children and parents, but parents can try to minimize

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Yoga shown to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding

Yoga shown to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding

August 8, 2012

  It’s no secret that pregnancy hormones can dampen moods, but for some expectant moms, it’s much worse: 1 in 5 experience major depression. Now, new research shows that an age-old recommended stress-buster

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Unconscious conflict linked to anxiety symptoms

Unconscious conflict linked to anxiety symptoms

June 18, 2012

An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories, and help connect it with current neuroscience. At the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic

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Severity of chronic pain and related mood disorders linked to neighborhood status

Severity of chronic pain and related mood disorders linked to neighborhood status

March 1, 2012

Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain among young adults, although young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived – this is according to a new study by Depression Center member Carmen R. Green, M.D., a professor of anesthesiology,

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The Coexistence of Depression and Anxiety

The Coexistence of Depression and Anxiety

February 8, 2011

Joseph Himle, Ph.D., associate director of the anxiety disorders program in psychiatry, and associate professor of psychiatry and social work, discussed risk factors for the co-occurrence of depression and anxiety and treatment options that have applications for both disorders in

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High anxiety? U-M research looks to brain & genes to improve treatment

High anxiety? U-M research looks to brain & genes to improve treatment

April 18, 2008

Volunteers with and without anxiety disorders needed for next phase of study ANN ARBOR, Mich  – Right now, about half of all people who take medicine for an anxiety disorder don’t get much help from it. And doctors have no definitive way to predict who will, and who won’t, benefit from each anti-anxiety

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