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Understanding depression in teens

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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Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

Resiliency is a measure of people’s ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. Low resiliency during childhood has been linked to later alcohol/drug problems during the teenage years. A new study has examined brain function and connectivity to assess linkages between resiliency and working memory, finding that higher

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