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  • In the News :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    8 2012 While many military mental health initiatives emphasize the needs and well being of service members a unique U M program is focused on improving the lives of military spouses and partners experiencing the stress of deployment HomeFront Read this story Time change leads to sleep disruption for many November 2 2012 For people with insomnia the extra hour provided by the end of Daylight Savings Time usually does not translate into an additional hour of quality sleep Instead the time change both in fall and spring often further disrupts circadian rhythms which play a major role in regulating sleep for people Read this story A vision for more effective childhood OCD treatments November 1 2012 Kate Fitzgerald M D an assistant professor of psychiatry and a member of the Depression Center was recently awarded a pilot grant from the Michigan Institute for Clinical Health Research MICHR Read this story Rising drug alcohol problems tied to painkiller abuse October 23 2012 Amy S B Bohnert Ph D M H S an assistant professor of psychiatry and a Depression Center member was quoted in a Reuters article about research that shows painkiller abuse contributed to a 70 percent increase in drug and alcohol problems between 2001 Read this story Autism social skills curriculum goes global October 19 2012 A manual that provides lessons and hands on activities for children with autism to learn essential social skills is now benefiting a new audience young people in Taiwan Judith Coucouvanis MA APRN BC a psychiatric nurse practitioner and clinical specialist at the U M Department of Psychiatry Read this story Bocknek receives 2012 Ouida Clinical Scholar Award October 17 2012 Congratulations to Erika London Bocknek Ph D a postdoctoral research fellow in the Women and Infants Mental Health Program in the Department

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  • A vision for more effective childhood OCD treatments :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    responds to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT in children with obsessive compulsive disorder OCD Fitzgerald explains that she hopes this work will help explain more about how CBT successfully treats the symptoms of pediatric OCD with the ultimate goal of helping make CBT more effective and rapidly acting for children with this anxiety disorder Read more 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

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  • In the News :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    between researchers and individuals living with depression or bipolar Read this story Vets with PTSD who also struggle with substance abuse have increased risk of death September 17 2012 Veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder who are also battling drug or alcohol problems face a higher risk of death according to new research from the University of Michigan Health System and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System The new study is the first to examine the association between Read this story Tool helps predict patient violence risk September 4 2012 Inexperienced psychiatrists are less likely than their veteran peers to accurately predict violence by their patients but a simple assessment checklist might help bridge that accuracy gap according to new research from the University of Michigan Led by psychiatrist Alan Teo M D a Robert Wood Johnson Read this story Addiction Research Center to implement research training in Ukraine August 28 2012 The University of Michigan Addiction Research Center UMARC in association with the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and the Research Institute for Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Neurology in the Ukrainian Health Ministry has received a 5 year NIH award to implement a research training Read this story Weisenbach receives NARSAD Young Investigator Grant August 17 2012 The Brain Behavior Research Foundation formerly NARSAD has announced that Sara Weisenbach Ph D assistant professor of psychiatry and a Depression Center member has been selected to receive a 2012 NARSAD Read this story Looking out for the elderly and their caregivers August 13 2012 More support is needed for the mental health concerns of older adults and those who care for them including a greater awareness of the risk of depression and suicide among both according to Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Susan Maixner M D who directs the

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  • Depression can make distinguishing between negative emotions difficult :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    team included Depression Center Associate Director Patricia Deldin Ph D The ability to differentiate between various emotional experiences affects how people deal with life stressors and being unable to distinguish certain emotions from each other might lead to someone choosing an action that is not appropriate thus exacerbating the problem the authors maintain Read the full release 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

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  • Looking out for the elderly and their caregivers :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    the Institute of Medicine found that increasing numbers of aging baby boomers are expected to face a shortage of services to meet their mental health needs in the coming years Maixner was quoted in an article on MLive com about the circumstances surrounding an elderly Jackson man who killed his wife who had lived with Alzheimer s and then himself The article also includes tips for family and friends to help caregivers cope with the stresses they experience in their role 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

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  • In the News :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    services enhance the quality of care provided Read this story Kim honored with psychosomatic research award July 10 2012 Scott Y H Kim M D Ph D associate professor of psychiatry co director of U M s Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine and a member of the Depression Center has received the 2012 Research Award from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine APM The award honors an individual Read this story Health research pilot grant awardees include four from Department Depression Center June 25 2012 The Michigan Institute for Clinical Health Research MICHR recently awarded more than 671 573 in pilot grants for health research studies at U M The first round of 2012 MICHR pilot grants included the following Department and Depression Center members among the recipients Vicki Ellingrod Read this story Supporting those balancing military and family life June 18 2012 Kate Rosenblum Ph D a clinical developmental psychologist and clinical associate professor in psychiatry leads the STRoNG Families initiative at U M providing support Read this story Unconscious conflict linked to anxiety symptoms June 18 2012 An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories and help connect it with current neuroscience At the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Read this story Resetting sleep clock could decrease depressive symptoms June 7 2012 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 Read this story Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use June 5 2012 Resiliency is a measure of people s ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves Low

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  • In the News :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    self distancing April 26 2012 Assistant Professor of Psychology and Depression Center member Ethan Kross Ph D directs U M s Emotion and Self Control Laboratory Part of his research looks at how people can constructively make meaning out of negative experiences rather than ruminating over those memories in ways that make them Read this story Campus program provides essential layer of support April 26 2012 Students across the University of Michigan who face challenges in managing their mental health on campus are benefitting from the outreach services of the Campus Mind Works CMW program a partnership between the Depression Center and the College of Engineering now in its second year These days greater Read this story Conroy elected AASM Insomnia section chair April 19 2012 Deirdre Conroy Ph D assistant professor of psychiatry has been elected to serve a one year term as chair of the Insomnia Section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine AASM Membership Sections Committee Each section reflects one of the main classifications of sleep disorders as defined in the Read this story Greden honored for advancement of depression and bipolar research April 19 2012 John F Greden M D executive director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center has been named the 2012 recipient of the Gerald R Klerman Senior Investigator award from the Depression Read this story Center s research on stem cells and bipolar disorder supported by new gift April 9 2012 With the help of a recent 1 million commitment the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center will continue its mission to unravel the unknowns about bipolar disorder using stem cell lines developed from skin cells Induced pluripotent stem cells The donation establishes the Steven M Read this story Sen receives inaugural Stern research award April 3 2012 Srijan Sen

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  • In the News :: U-M Psychiatry and Depression Center Newsroom
    through innovative use of technology March 16 2012 The Michigan Depression Outreach and Collaborative Care M DOCC program was featured in a News Herald Read this story Electroconvulsive therapy s enduring effectiveness March 5 2012 A Detroit Free Press profile of a Detroit area woman s struggle with severe depression highlights the role that electcroconvulsive Read this story Self prescribing declining among young doctors March 1 2012 Rates of self prescription and the use of prescription medications by medical interns have declined significantly over the last decade according to a study co authored by Depression Center member Srijan Sen M D Read this story Severity of chronic pain and related mood disorders linked to neighborhood status March 1 2012 Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain among young adults although young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived this is according to a new study by Depression Center member Carmen R Green M D a professor of anesthesiology Read this story Few college students with depression get adequate care February 27 2012 Less than one in four college students with symptoms of serious depression receives minimally adequate treatment and services currently available on campuses might not be sufficient for delivering good quality mental health care according to a new study in the journal General Hospital Psychiatry The Read this story Greden appointed board president of national suicide prevention organization February 24 2012 The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP has named John F Greden M D as its new board president Greden is the executive director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center the Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences in the Department Read this story U M experts probe psychiatric diagnosis guide February 16 2012 As the

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