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Researcher Bonnie Nagel, PhD talks about the three key things parents should understand about their teenager and brain development.

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Keith Cheng, MDDepression in Tweens and Teens

Dr. Keith Cheng talks to the Omamas about depression in kids

 

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Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBAUpcoming Woodcock Lectures Series

May 22-24, 2014

Featuring:  Peter Fonagy, PhD FBA, CEO Anna Freud Centre in London, England

Click here for more information

vaMARC Call for Pilot Proposals

Please see the PDF funding opportunity flyer from the Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center

Please contact William E. Schutzer for more information


Administrative Manager - Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center: http://www.ohsu.edu/marc/
Research Associate - Oregon Health & Science University/Behavioral Neuroscience
Research Biologist - Portland VA Medical Center

Pam MartinMartin Delivers Message on Oregon's Health Care Reform

August 1, 2013 talk by Pam Martin on her new role in Oregon's State Office of Addictions & Mental Health and Oregon's Health Care Reform

Erick H. TurnerPublication Biases in Medications  Jul 2013

Do researchers torture the data until it confesses? Dr. Turner reviews the topic of publication bias with a focus on Psychiatry

See:  Review Article

 

 

lollipop-child-mdPAY ATTENTION TO THIS DIET  JUN 2013

Joel Nigg, Ph.D. discusses how eliminating foods with artificial food coloring and other additives can improve symptoms in ADHD children.

low back painUSE OF HIGH DOSE OPIOIDS IN LOW BACK PAIN FLAG MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES  MAY 2013

Amy Kobus, Ph.D. discusses the increased use of high dose opioids prescribed for treatment of chronic pain, specifically low back pain. These patients had higher rates of psychiatric diagnoses, including depression, anxiety substance use disorders, and higher service utilization as well as increased long-term use.

Mall ShootingCLACKAMAS TOWN CENTER SHOOTING: WHY SO MANY 
AT THE MALL MISREAD THE SHOOTER   MAY 2013

Features:  George A. Keepers, M.D., Chair, Dept of Psychiatry

See:  Oregon Live

Images of Dr FombonneRECENT RESEARCH REVEALS AUTISM FACTS AND FICTION   MAY 2013

Eric Fombonne, M.D., keynote speaker at a recent University of Oregon seminar, helped the public separate fact from fiction and the latest recent research findings .

spring1WARMEST DAY THIS YEAR FELT LIKE SPRING   MAR 2013

Alfred Lewy, M.D., explains how just 15-minutes of morning sun can boost your spirit and reset your body clock.

G650-GulfStreamTO AVOID JET LAG THIS SUMMER, TRAVEL LIKE A SCIENTIST   MAR 2013

Alfred Lewy, M.D., provides some helpful tips on how to avoid jet lag when you travel.

bnagelMENTAL ILLNESS: A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSIS WITH SOMETIMES DEADLY CONSEQUENCES   MAR 2013

Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D. and Ajit Jetmalani, M.D. speak to the importance of access to quality psychiatric assessment and mental health care.

Portland Monthly Top Docs 2013Top Docs & Nurses for 2013 Jan 2013

A whopping 112 OHSU Physicians and nurse practitioners are featured in Portland Monthly's annual list of Top Doctors & Nurses, of which, 9 are from the Department of Psychiatry!

brain image (color)HOW DOES FRUCTOSE ADDED TO FOODS CHANGE YOUR BRAIN? JAN 2013

Damien Fair, Ph.D. looks at how fructose added to foods we eat changes your brain.

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Dr. George Keepers, M.D.The Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary

December 2012

Features:  George A. Keepers, M.D., Chair, Dept of Psychiatry

See:  Dr. Keepers Statement

Cary_Meg_11aReacting to the Connecticut Shooting Dec 2012

Meg Cary, Assistant Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at OHSU responds to the tragic school shooting in Connecticut.

Ajit Jetmalani, M.D.Finding the Words - Tips for Parents

December 2012

Features:  Ajit Jetmalani, M.D., Department of Psychiatry

See:  News Release, OHSU Press Office

Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D.Dr. Nigg Inducted Into CHADD Hall of Fame

December 2012

Features:  Joel T. Nigg, PhD, Department of Psychiatry

Dr Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D.Dr. Nagel Selected for MRF Award

December 2012

Features:  Dr. Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., Depts of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience

See:  OHSU School of Medicine News

murder4_jailMurder Case is Costly Tangle Oct 2012

Features: Jonathan Betlinski, M.D. & Christopher Lockey, M.D., Department of Psychiatry

winter in the columbia river gorge

HOW TO BEAT THE WINTERS BLUES 

OCT 2012

Dr. Al Lewy gives suggestions about how to beat the winter blues.

DePauliaOnline.com
sunny day2

TOO MANY SUNNY DAYS CAN LEAD TO DEPRESSION

OCT 2012

Dr. Al Lewy discusses the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Summer depression.

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Dr. Kyle Johnson, MDTreating Narcolepsy in Adolescents

October 2012

Features:  Kyle Johnson, M.D., Department of Psychiatry

See:  KGW.com

teen addictionExperts explore teen addiction at seminar
May 2012

Features: Bonnie Nagel, Depts. of Psychiatry, Behavorial Neuroscience

See The Columbian (Vancouver, Wa.)

wartime stress

Wartime stress as a defense for murder May 2012

"PTSD as an insanity defense in a murder case is hard to use because the person knows the difference between right and wrong."
–Dr. Landy F. Sparr, Director, Forensic Psychiatry Training Program, OHSU

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Pay More attention to ADHD April 2012

Featuring OHSU psychiatry professor Joel Nigg.

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insanity?What 'Insanity' Means for Norwegian Gunman
April 2012

Dr. Landy Sparr speaks with LiveScience about what "insanity" really means.

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SleepInfant sleep solutions: training your baby to sleep through the night (or not) April 2012

"We can’t escape biology, but sleep training can work for some parents."
–Dr. Holger Link, a pediatrician and sleep expert.

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Damien Fair, Ph.D.ADHD: It’s Not Just One DiseaseApril 2012

Damien Fair, Ph.D., and Joel Nigg, Ph.D share some good news and bad news this week for families with children diagnosed with ADHD.

OHSU News | PsychCentral

Craigan Usher, M.D.How to turn "The Hunger Games" movie into a family study of ethics and values April 2012

Themes in this movie provide a chance for parents to talk about ethical issues with their teens. Craigan Usher, M.D. shares pointers for how to do this.

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angry teenThe truth about ticked-off teens March 2012

Dr. Ajit Jetmalani explains how to try to get through the anger.

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Dr. Turner: On Publication Bias March 2012

Regarding this March 20 OHSU blog post and ABCnews.com story…  We recently spoke with Dr. Erick Turner about the results of his research on psychiatric drug publication bias, and more importantly, what it means for patients.

Watch what he had to say

Dr. Turner's full article

Publication Bias in Antipsychotic Trials: An Analysis of Efficacy Comparing the Published Literature to the US Food and Drug Administration Database

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Publication Bias May Give MDs and Incomplete Picture of Antipsychotics
Study: Medical Journals Don't Give Doctors Full Picture on Psychiatric Drug

Beth D. Darnall, Ph.D.

Using mirror illusion to self-treat pain March 2012

Dr. Beth Darnall and her team have completed a study that finds using mirror illusion to self-treat pain is feasible.

OregonLive
Vietnam TV coverage of Dr. Darnall teaching mirror therapy to Can Tho physicians can be found here
Al Lewy, M.D., Ph.D.

A How to Spring Forward  March 2012

Dr. Al Lewy gives suggestions about Daylight Saving Time.

ABCnews.com
James Hancey, M.D.

A look at hoarding  Feb 2012

Dr. James Hancey speaks about hoarding.

FOX12 story
Oregonlive

OHSU News

SAD and winter depression therapy  Feb 2012

Alfred J. Lewy, M.D., Ph.D.'s SAD research is popular this time of year.

KPTV interview conducted with Dr. Al Lewy
Bend Bulletin article

Ajit Jetmalani, M.D.

Bullying is a Growing Problem Jan 2012

On The OHSU Effect radio show, Ajit Jetmalani, M.D. explains the difference between teasing and bullying and talks about cyber bullying.

Listen to interview

Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D.

Alcoholism Affects Teen Brains Jan 2012

Researcher Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D. and team discovered that adolescents with a family history of alcoholism have brains that respond differently.

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Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D.

Joel Nigg, Ph.D. responds: the link between poverty, gestational diabetes and ADHD Jan 2012

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., responds to a recent study published in the January issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

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