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Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning

Published: Sep 19th, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Jamie Smolen explains how research suggests that binge drinking in the college brain can impair not only learning, but also memorizing.


Dr. Andres Pumariega discusses a lifesaving suicide prevention tool

Published: Sep 12th, 2018

In a short video and Conversation article, Dr. Pumariega explains how a modified version of the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), which began as a research and clinical tool, can be used by anyone to help prevent suicide.

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Summer fun with a purpose

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Camp led by MBI members helps kids with OCD and anxiety, advances research.

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Panel discusses mental illness stigma facing minorities

Published: Jul 27th, 2018

Andres Pumariega, M.D., chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, participated in a National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month town hall discussion covered by The Gainesville Sun.

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COARD hosts second Fear Facers Summer Camp

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

Joseph McNamara, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry, commented on the Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders’ Fear Facers Summer Camp for an article by The Independent Florida Alligator.

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UF Health earns depression center of excellence designation

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

Regina Bussing, M.D., chair of the department of psychiatry, was recently featured in a multimedia story by WCJB TV20 about UF Health’s new center of excellence designation from the National Network of Depression Centers.

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Research shows genetic link between psychiatric disorders

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

UF was among hundreds of institutions involved in a new study published in Science. Psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Carol Mathews explains its findings and implications.


UF Health first in Florida to earn NNDC designation

Published: Jun 18th, 2018

The NNDC is a consortium of leading academic health centers accelerating research, education and improved treatment options for patients suffering from depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders.

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Examining rising suicide rates

Published: Jun 14th, 2018

See a video and read a Gainesville Sun op-ed by chief of child and adolescent psychiatry and MBI member Dr. Andres Pumariega addressing the suicide epidemic in the U.S.

Back from the brink

Published: Jun 6th, 2018

FRC medical director and MBI member Dr. Scott Teitelbaum’s personal journey helps him lead others to recovery.