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Resetting sleep clock could decrease depressive symptoms

Individuals with depression often experience disrupted sleep patterns. A technique called “chronotherapy” involves manipulating irregular sleep patterns in an effort to improve psychiatric symptoms. A recent study by Depression Center member Michael Casher, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, found that chronotherapy produced significant reductions in depression and improved symptoms and sleep patterns in individuals

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Novick named inaugural Jenkins award recipient

Danielle M. Novick, Ph.D., a U-M psychiatry research fellow, is the recipient of the first Phil F. Jenkins Award, an award established through the Depression Center to spur creative advances in the treatment or self-management of depression by empowering students and faculty to bring original ideas to life.  Dr. Novick’s project will identify ways that

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