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Headshot of Allison Robertson
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Allison Robertson, MPH, PhD, an associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke recently about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with justice-involved people and her ongoing research in this area as part of an Health Reso
Doctor writing "MENTAL HEALTH" on a window with marker
Friday, September 25, 2020
In honor of National Recovery Month (September), Marvin Swartz, MD, professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences, published a blog post on the Wilson Center for Science and Justice website about the value of psychiatric advance directives in givi
Person with head in hands looking distressed, with money, credit cards and bills on table
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Financial strains such as high debt, low income and unemployment are associated with suicide attempts and should be considered key factors when assessing mental health interventions, a new study from Duke Health researchers shows.
(Left to right) Carol Hobbs and Kai Manu celebrate Duke Raleigh Materials team members Anthony Nobles, Michael Davis, Leon King and Lauro Manahan. Photo courtesy of Duke Raleigh Hospital.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences associate professor J. Bryan Sexton, PhD, shares how expressing gratitude enhances happiness and helps with work-life balance.
Man Sleeping
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
A new study found a surprising association between frequent and severe nightmares and cardiovascular disease in veterans, even after controlling for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Professors Timothy Strauman, Anna Gassman-Pines, Kyle Bourassa and Robin Gurwitch
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
COVID-19 has stripped control and predictability from us. We can’t do the things we want, and we aren’t sure when this mess is going to end.
Headshot: Simon Davis. Text: A holistic approach toward analyzing brain images improves the effectiveness of brain stimulation, with far-reaching benefits for neural therapeutics.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
A new method of brain imaging analysis offers the potential to greatly improve the effectiveness of noninvasive brain stimulation treatment for Alzheimer’s, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, and other conditions.
Quote by Neacsiu: I have developed my research program to be translational, transdiagnostic, interdisciplinary, innovative, and to have near-term clinical significance.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Assistant professor Andrada Neacsiu, PhD, MS, recently joined the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health as a behaviorist working with the Duke Family Medicine Residency Program.
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
In this opinion piece published in The Hill, Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, K.
Damon Tweedy, associate professor
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
In this New York Times op-ed, Damon Tweedy, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, shares some of his experiences as a Black medical stu
Clockwise: Ben Reese, Ernestine Briggs-King, Damon Tweedy, Annise Weaver
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
On July 28, the Duke University School of Medicine Hosted a virtual town hall, "A Conversation about Race and Mental Health," in observance of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.
Sunset with Tree Silhouettes and Pink/Blue Sky
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
For many, the stress and anxiety brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder to get a good night’s sleep.
Duke Baseball Player
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Athletes are always looking for ways to enhance their natural abilities, and spend hours performing training exercises that build muscle memory, speed, endurance and coordination.
Rainbow over Duke Campus
Monday, July 13, 2020
For months, the pandemic has upended routines and provided heavy doses of anxiety and stress. Despite the unpleasantness, for many, there are small wins that have sprung up amid the uneasy new normal.
Screen shot from SOM Town Hall Slides - Sleep
Thursday, July 2, 2020
On July 1, the Duke University School of Medicine Hosted a virtual town hall, "Stress Management and Asking for Help," featuring four Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences faculty members addressing different angles of stress management:

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