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Study Seeks to Better Understand Causes of Autism

U-M Department of Psychiatry Research Assistant Professor Costanza Colombi and team are researching children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to identify the causes of differences in the development of the brain and central nervous system that cause autism. May 9, 2019. #StephanieAbraham #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Children #Psychiatry #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #CostanzaColombi ​​​​​​​​​​


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Stuck in a Loop of ‘Wrongness’: Brain Study Shows Roots of OCD

U-M Department of Psychiatry researchers discuss their current work identifying brain abnormalities common to people who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). November 29, 2018. #Kara-Gavin #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Psychiatry #MentalHealth #LukeNorman #KateFitzgerald #StephanTaylor ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Medicating Distress: Risky Sedative Prescriptions for Older Adults Vary Widely

U-M Geriatric Psychiatrist Donovan Maust and team discover alarmingly high rates of benzodiazepine prescriptions for elderly patients in the Southern region of the US and in economically disadvantaged counties, despite warnings given to physicians. October 17, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Psychiatry #Pharmacy #Aging


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Half of U.S. Children with Mental Health Disorders are Not Treated

Michigan Medicine post-doctoral fellow Daniel Whitney and professor Mark Peterson find one out of seven children have at least one treatable mental health disorder and half of those go untreated. Large discrepancies based on geographic region were found. February 18, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #Society #MentalHealth #YouthandAdolescents #Psychiatry #DanielWhitney #MarkPeterson


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Family Medicine in the News: Dr. Kuznia Discusses Perinatal Mood Disorders

Angela L. Kuznia, a lecturer with Michigan Medicine, speaks with the magazine 'Make It Better' about perinatal mood disorders and their frequency in the general population. April 24, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Healthcare Costs #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #FamilyMedicine #Psychiatry


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Suicide Prevention Q&A

Michigan Medicine experts in psychiatry comment on suicide prevention, backed by their own clinical research, in honor of World Mental Health Day. October 16, 2018. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Suicide #MentalHealth #Psychiatry #YouthandAdolescents #Panel


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IHPI Seminar: Medicating Distress: Benzodiazepine Use in the U.S.

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Donovan Maust discusses the over-prescription of benzodiazepines and potential solutions to reduce overuse and harm. November 1, 2018. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Science #Psychiatry #Pharmacy #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation


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Timely Interventions Help Spot Signs of Teens Dating Violence

U-M researcher Quyen Ngo and her team were able to drastically reduce the amount of teen dating violence among study participants using therapy based interventions. June 29, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Society #Psychiatry #YouthandAdolescents #Relationships #Therapy #QuyenNgo


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Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

U-M IHPI member Ellen Selkie comments on the changing definition of addiction due to rise in addictive behaviors, such as excessive gaming, not related to drugs or alcohol. June 21, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Science #PublicHealth #Neurosciences #Psychiatry #Addiction #EllenSelkie


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A Traumatic Memory Can Be Near Impossible to Shake

U-M Department of Psychiatry Assistant Professor Jacek Debiec outlines how the human body and brain respond to threat. He also explains why these responses make memories of trauma unique. September 27, 2018. #jacekdebiec #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Psychiatry #MentalHealth #Psychology ​