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The stress and isolation of the pandemic may have a lasting toll on some children, but Duke experts say most will recover fully — and some might even emerge with new strengths.
A Trusting Relationship: Duke Center Empowers Children With Eating Disorders and Other Conditions to Listen to their Bodies
The Duke Center for Eating Disorders created an online community that aims to help repair people's disrupted relationship with their bodies by empowering them to listen to, decode and respond to what their bodies are telling them—and ultimately develop a trusting relationship with their bodies.
Four Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty members recently received Incubator and Germinator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences.
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is using a $50K gift to support pilot research projects focused on health disparities and work led by faculty members who are underrepresented in medicine, as well as other initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
As we honor Veterans Day today, the Duke Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine (CAGPM) thanks all the current service members, the many veterans who have courageously served our coun
A study led by Nancy Zucker, PhD, suggests that children who are picky eaters benefit more from their parents' positive and encouraging strategies than forceful or coercive approaches. The findings provide guidance for developing best practices to deal with extreme food aversions.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Second Amendment case Nov. 3 bringing massive implications for the decision-making process used to decide whether a person can carry a gun in public. Jeff Swanson, PhD, and two other Duke faculty members share their expertise in a media briefing.
In a televised CBS-17 story, a Duke patient shared her positive experiences and outcomes with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) after battling debilitating, treatment-resistant depression for more than 20 years. Jacob Feigal, MD, an assistant professor and the medical director of Duke Health’s ECT Program, was featured in the story.
As co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Mental Health, P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, is leading a global effort to promote novel public-private initiatives to enhance mental health care.
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, the K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.