Michigan Radio’s Stateside recently discussed suicide among young people and the symptoms of depression in teens with Richard Dopp, M.D., an assistant professor of psychiatry and a Depression Center member, and Eric Hipple, Depression Center outreach coordinator. Both guests emphasized the importance of taking any signs of teen depression seriously, while acknowledging the challenges of
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Articles in the Detroit Free Press and USA Today reporting on the recent suicide of a 7-year-old boy quoted Depression Center member Polly Gipson, Ph.D. “Any time a child makes a threat or engages in talking about suicide, it should always be taken seriously,” said Gipson, a child psychologist at U-M’s Center for the Child
Depression Center Outreach Specialist Eric Hipple is quoted in an FOX Sports/MSN article about depression and brain injury among former NFL players. Read the full article here.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Adults who suffer chronic sleep problems may face an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, new research indicates. In a study presented on April 1 at the World Psychiatric Association international congress “Treatments in Psychiatry,” scientists found that the more types of sleep disturbances people had, the more likely they were to