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  • JFG Crains_cropped :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Twitter Tweets Categories Featured Honors Awards In Memoriam In the News UMHS Press Release Uncategorized Tags addiction alcohol alcoholism antipsychotics anxiety autism bipolar bipolar disorder bipolar research

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2013/10/06/greden-honored-for-work-advancing-the-lives-of-those-living-with-disabilities/jfg-crains_cropped/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Disclosing depression in the workplace? :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    professor of psychiatry discusses factors to think about when considering if how much and with whom to share The Depression Center s Depression Toolkit also provides some guidelines to help evaluate the positives and negatives of talking to family friends and co workers about a depression diagnosis or treatment Recent Entries Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Featured Video Recent Posts Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Twitter Tweets Categories Featured Honors Awards In Memoriam In the News UMHS Press Release Uncategorized Tags addiction

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2012/02/07/disclosing-depression-in-the-workplace/ (2016-05-02)
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  • A blood test for depression? :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    a blood test that could detect depression Harvard Medical School research has found promising early results from its evaluation of a blood based diagnostic test for depression although further study is needed to confirm its accuracy Read the article here Recent Entries Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Featured Video Recent Posts Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Twitter Tweets Categories Featured Honors Awards In Memoriam In the News UMHS Press Release Uncategorized Tags addiction alcohol alcoholism antipsychotics anxiety autism bipolar bipolar disorder bipolar

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2012/02/07/a-blood-test-for-depression/ (2016-05-02)
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  • U-M evaluating brain stimulation technique for depression treatment :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    and is believed to function differently in people with major depression At U M the study is being conducted by the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurosurgery and the Depression Center Stephan Taylor M D professor of psychiatry and Parag Patil M D Ph D assistant professor of neurosurgery are co leading the investigative team DBS is currently used to treat the motor symptoms of Parkinson s disease other movement disorders and severe cases of obsessive compulsive disorder Dr Patil performs about 30 40 DBS procedures each year DBS is just one type of neuromodulation technique in which electrical or magnetic currents are used to stimulate the brain and alter brain activity which can help relieve symptoms of depression and other conditions Electroconvulsive therapy ECT has been an effective treatment for severe depression since the 1930s and repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation rTMS was approved by the FDA in 2008 for the treatment of major depression that has failed to improve after one treatment course Vagus nerve stimulation VNS FDA approved in 2005 for the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder uses electrical impulses to stimulate centers in the brain that regulate mood sleep appetite and motivation through a surgically implanted pulse generator in the upper chest Each of these treatments is currently offered through the Department of Psychiatry For more information about mental health research at U M visit UMClinicalStudies org Recent Entries Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Featured Video Recent Posts

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2012/02/07/u-m-evaluating-brain-stimulation-technique-for-depression-treatment/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Helping others may help with depression :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    associate director and a professor of psychiatry who said There s a lot of good research that shows these kinds of actions can have a positive impact on life In general people who help others stop focusing on their own pains and problems and worries and feel good about themselves Read the full article here Recent Entries Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Featured Video Recent Posts Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Twitter Tweets Categories Featured Honors Awards In Memoriam In the News

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2012/01/04/helping-others-may-help-with-depression/ (2016-05-02)
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  • depression :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    Health System finds Programs in which patients and volunteers share information were found to reduce symptoms of depression better than traditional Read this story Previous Page Featured Video Recent Posts Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/tag/depression/page/4/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Facebook use predicts declines in happiness :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    How worried are you right now How lonely do you feel right now How much have you used Facebook since the last time we asked How much have you interacted with other people directly since the last time we asked The study found that the more people used Facebook during one time period the worse they subsequently felt The authors also asked people to rate their level of life satisfaction at the start and end of the study They found that the more participants used Facebook over the two week study period the more their life satisfaction levels declined over time Importantly the researchers found no evidence that interacting directly with other people via phone or face to face negatively influenced well being Instead they found that direct interactions with other people led people to feel better over time They also found no evidence for two alternative possible explanations for the finding that Facebook undermines happiness People were not more likely to use Facebook when they felt bad In addition although people were more likely to use Facebook when they were lonely loneliness and Facebook use both independently predicted how happy participants subsequently felt Thus it was not the case that Facebook use served as a proxy for feeling bad or lonely Kross said This is the advantage of studying Facebook use and well being as dynamic processes that unfold over time said emotion researcher Philippe Verduyn another co author of the article and post doctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders Belgium It allows us to draw inferences about the likely causal sequence of Facebook use and well being The researchers hope to conduct additional research with participants from a variety of age groups to examine the generalizability of these results and the psychological mechanisms that underlie them Co

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2013/08/20/facebook-use-predicts-declines-in-happiness/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Mental health conditions effectively managed through collaborative care :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    by Depression Center member and Associate Professor of Psychiatry Amy Kilbourne Ph D M P H to be published in the August issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry has found that these models are significantly effective in improving symptoms and quality of life for people with a variety of mental health conditions across a range of treatment settings including primary specialty and behavioral health care Total health care costs did not differ between CCMs and other models used for comparison AJP has also selected the article as Editor s Choice for the Institute on Psychiatric Services 2012 meeting in New York Recent Entries Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence addiction UMHS community mourns death of Kenneth Silk M D Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER Study shows promise Fashion design meets U M research in wearable human stem cell images Featured Video Recent Posts Dr Monica Starkman professor emeritus publishes novel based on career in psychiatry Who gets hooked on drugs who stays clean Study in rats finds genetic markers that influence

    Original URL path: http://ummentalhealth.info/2012/07/13/mental-health-effectively-managed-through-collaborative-care/ (2016-05-02)
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