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Adriene Beltz, Ph.D., Announced as U-M Depression Center 2018 Rachel Upjohn Scholar Award Winner

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 - Beltz to study individualized nature of emotion using emojis to predict daily fluctuations in depressive symptomatology and better inform treatment Adriene Beltz, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, has just been announced as the winner of the U-M Depression Center’s 2018 Rachel Upjohn Scholar award. Dr. Beltz will be examining the “person-specific structure of emotion and

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All-American Runner Erin Finn Highlighted in Video About Recurring Injury, Mental Health and Identity Beyond Sports

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Athletes Connected, a University of Michigan collaborative program between the Depression Center, Intercollegiate Athletics and School of Public Health, on Wednesday unveiled the second of three videos that address student-athletes coping with injury and the impact on mental health. In this installment, U-M long distance runner and nine-time All-American Erin Finn

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Jacek Debiec, M.D., Ph.D., Announced as Inaugural Eisenberg Translational Research Award Winner

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - Debiec to study memory processing in depressed and suicidal youth receiving ECT Jacek Debiec, assistant professor of psychiatry and U-M Depression Center member, was just awarded the inaugural Eisenberg Translational Research award. Dr. Debiec will study “Interference with Memory Reconsolidation Processes to Decrease Depressive Ruminations and Suicidality in Severely Depressed Youth Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy.” Electroconvulsive

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Blake Lancaster, Ph.D., Awarded Inaugural Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Fund Award

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - Lancaster to study ways depression screening and treatment can be improved in primary care practices Dr. Blake Lancaster was just awarded the U-M Depression Center’s inaugural Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Fund award. Dr. Lancaster, an assistant professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases at U-M, will study, “The Screening to Address Depression (SAD) Task

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U-M Wrestler, All-American Adam Coon Featured in Video Addressing Season-Ending Injury and its Impact on Mental Health

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Athletes Connected, a University of Michigan collaborative program between the Depression Center, Intercollegiate Athletics and School of Public Health, on Thursday unveiled the first of three videos that will address student-athletes coping with injury. In the first installment, U-M wrestler and two-time All-American Adam Coon (heavyweight) details his long road back

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Work-family balance can tip wrong way for some young doctors

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - Study looks at why women run greater risk for depression during medical internship year The conflict between work and family responsibilities accounts for a large proportion of the sex difference in depression that emerges during physician training. That’s a key finding of a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association –

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U-M Depression Center Leads Mental Health Awareness Kickoff Campaign with 13 Area High Schools

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - Conference part of Center’s Peer-to-Peer campaign which focuses on education around depression and anxiety The U-M Depression Center (UMDC) is organizing an educational conference for 13 area high schools to kick off the annual Peer-to-Peer Depression Awareness Campaign (P2P). The kickoff conference is taking place on October 24 at Pioneer High School and will focus

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Free screenings available Oct. 5 for National Depression Screening Day

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness. In support of National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, October 5, several U-M programs are offering faculty, staff, students and the community free in-person and

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M-SPAN launching new program for Post-9/11 women veterans

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - This fall, the University of Michigan Depression Center’s Military Support Programs and Networks (M-SPAN) is launching After Her Service, a new resiliency skills and professional development program for Post-9/11 women veterans. Very few programs currently exist which are specifically designed for women veterans. In 2016, the M-SPAN team initiated a needs assessment to identify the

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U-M Department of Psychiatry receives $3.9 million dollar NIMH grant to improve student mental health

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - The University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry was recently awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for a new study titled, “Improving Student Mental Health: Adaptive Implementation of School-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.” The trial will allow U-M researchers to study the effectiveness of different implementation strategies to improve access

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