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Improving wellness for women and their families

Improving wellness for women and their families

September 11, 2013

Program supports women in their ever-changing roles   Throughout their lives, women undergo many significant transitions. Pregnancy, childbearing, infertility, trauma, loss, and hormone changes – women may experience some or all of these during their lifetimes,

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Is there really a depression gender gap?

Is there really a depression gender gap?

September 11, 2013

As a group, women are roughly twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with depression. However, a new U-M study suggests that depression may be just as common in men if alternative symptoms, such as anger, substance abuse, and risk-taking are considered along with traditional diagnostic criteria. Gender

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Antipsychotics associated with higher mortality risk in older bipolar patients

Antipsychotics associated with higher mortality risk in older bipolar patients

March 23, 2011

Psychiatry resident Sachin J. Bhalerao, DO, was interviewed in a Medscape article about new research that suggests antipsychotics are associated with a significantly increased mortality risk in those with late-life bipolar disorder. The study

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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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