Thursday, October 22, 2020
A combination of a gene and daily-life stress contributes to disease risk in both Black and white women, but the stressors are different between the races.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
On October 17-19, 2020, the first-ever Duke Virtual Visiting Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) course was held via the Zoom platform with great success.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
More than 700 Duke faculty, staff and students attended lectures and the poster session during School of Medicine Research Week 2020, held virtually October 5-8.
Monday, October 19, 2020
Children who are later diagnosed with autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder visit doctors and hospitals more often in their first year of life than non-affected children, suggesting a potential new way to identify the conditions early.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
On September 17, the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences hosted its first annual Psychiatry Research Day—a half-day departmental symposium, “Leading Clinical Research with Engagement, Equity and Inclusion.”
Thursday, October 1, 2020
On September 21, the Duke University School of Medicine's Development and Alumni Affairs office hosted a virtual meeting, "The Seventh Month Stretch: Navigating the Pandemic with Teens and Young Adults," for alumni, d
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences has established two new leadership positions to provide vision and leadership to promote an equitable, anti-racist and inclusive culture within the department and in partnership with other entities across the Duke School of Medicine and Duke
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.