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The Seventh Month Stretch: Navigating the Pandemic with Teens and Young Adults - Webinar Title Screen
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
Ernestine Briggs-King and Annise Weaver
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
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.
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.
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, argues that addressing racial health disparities starts by changing how medical students are taught the interplay between race and health.
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.

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