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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.

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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.

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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.