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E.g., 2021-06-14
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. 
Trans Awareness Week
Friday, November 20, 2020
On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the culmination of Transgender Awareness Week, the Duke University School of Medicine honors and commemorates the lives of the transgender and gender non-binary community lost to deadly violence over the past year. 
Growing Above & Beyond Logo; Headshot of Michele Easter; A New Blog Series by Duke Psychiatry's Michele Easter
Friday, November 13, 2020
I am a sociologist whose research is intended to benefit people with mental health or substance use challenges. When I’m not at work, I spend time at my local community garden, growing food, learning about sustainable agriculture, and appreciating the natural world.
P. Murali Doraiswamy
Friday, November 13, 2020
Could the next prescription from your doctor be for an app? A raft of apps in use or under development can now detect or monitor mental and physical disorders autonomously or directly administer therapies.
Duke Bass Connections-ABC Thrive - 2020 Grant Recipients
Friday, November 13, 2020
All Babies and Children Thrive (ABC Thrive) has awarded seed grants of up to $40,000 to four interdisciplinary teams of Duke faculty.
Graphic Representation of Pandemic Pitfalls
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
The pandemic has left many with habits they’d like to change, from out-of-control snacking to unclear work-life boundaries.
Maggie Sweitzer, Joe McClernon, Alison Adcock, Katie Martucci
Sunday, November 1, 2020
Five interdisciplinary teams, including one led by Maggie Sweitzer, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, have received 2020 Research Incubator or Germinator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS).
Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Thursday, October 29, 2020
The moment has finally arrived for the United States biomedical research enterprise to directly confront structural racism in scientific funding, according to Duke neuroscientist Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD.

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