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Patrice Harris, MD, MA, FAPA
Friday, January 15, 2021
Patrice Harris, MD, MA, FAPA, who served as the first African American woman president of the American Medical Association in 2019-2020, was inspired as a child to pursue medicine.
Health Care Provider Talking with Older Adult Woman with Mask
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Psychiatrists who treat older adults for anxiety, depression, memory disorders, and psychiatric manifestations of neurological diseases often encounter complex and interconnected circumstances that contribute to the development and exacerbation of patients’ conditions.
Teen Girl in Library Setting Looking Bored or Distracted
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
An anonymous family’s generosity will enable Duke University School of Medicine to establish one of the nation’s only programs dedicated specifically to helping girls and women with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Congratulations! 2021 Duke School of Medicine Faculty Leadership Program Participants. Headshots of 5 faculty members.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Congratulations to the five Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty members who have been selected to participate in three School of Medicine leadership development programs!
Pharmacist and Customer
Monday, January 11, 2021
NIH-supported pilot study found team-based approach may improve buprenorphine care
Young Boy Focused on Laptop
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Self-control, the ability to contain one’s own thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and to work toward goals with a plan, is one of the personality traits that makes a child ready for school. And, it turns out, ready for life as well. 
"New Year New You" in Balloons
Monday, January 4, 2021
In this Duke Today article, a few Duke employees reflect on 2020 and look forward to their hopes and dreams for 2021. Clinical social worker Marquise Eloi offers some advice.
Sad-looking Man
Monday, January 4, 2021
A new study just published in PLOS ONE examines what hurts and what helps people in "lockdown," using data from across the world.
Smoking Cigarette
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Even people who consider themselves to be casual cigarette smokers may be addicted, according to current diagnostic criteria.
Moira Rynn Headshot - Addressing Mental health during the Pandemic
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences chair Moira Rynn, MD, discusses some of the most common mental health challenges people are facing during the pandemic and shares strategies and resources.
Nicholas Turner and Jacob Feigal gather samples after their first COVID-19 testing event in area homeless shelters
Friday, December 18, 2020
Since March, Jacob Feigal, MD, and Nicholas Turner, MD, MHSc, have been collaborating with city and county stakeholders to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 among individuals suffering from homelessness.
Young Girl Looking Sad in front of Window
Friday, December 18, 2020
Duke psychologists are employing the “SAFETY-Acute” intervention for adolescents and young adults who are experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors to help them cope with their feelings and stay safe when they are in distress.
Costello, Dawson & Lisanby
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Three faculty members from the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences are among the 37 Duke faculty members featured on the annual Clarivate list of “Most Highly Cited Researchers.”
Annual Report Cover Thumbnail - Duke Center for Autism & Brain Development Annual Report
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
The Duke Center for Autism & Brain Development recently published their 2020 Annual Report.
Pregnant Black woman looking down, holding belly
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Last month, the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences hosted three events focused on perinatal health and maternal wellness.