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MENTAL ILLNESS: A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSIS WITH SOMETIMES DEADLY CONSEQUENCES
Dr.'s Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D. and Ajit Jetmalani, M.D. speak to the importance of access to quality psychiatric assessment and mental health care.
Top Docs & Nurses for 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!
HOW DOES FRUCTOSE ADDED TO FOODS CHANGE YOUR BRAIN?
Dr. Damien Fair, Ph.D. looks at how fructose added to foods we eat changes your brain.
The Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary
Features: Dr. George A. Keepers, M.D., Chair, Dept of Psychiatry
Reacting to the Connecticut Shooting
Dr. Meg Cary, Assistant Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at OHSU responds to the tragic school shooting in Connecticut.
Finding the Words - Tips for Parents
Features: Ajit Jetmalani, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Nigg Inducted Into CHADD Hall of Fame
Features: Dr. Joel T. Nigg, PhD, Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Nagel Selected for MRF Award
Features: Dr. Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., Depts of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience
Murder Case is Costly Tangle
Features: Jonathan Betlinski, M.D. & Christopher Lockey, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
See: Portland Tribune
HOW TO BEAT THE WINTERS BLUES
Dr. Al Lewy gives suggestions about how to beat the winter blues.DePauliaOnline.com
TOO MANY SUNNY DAYS CAN LEAD TO DEPRESSION
Dr. Al Lewy discusses the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Summer depression.
Treating Narcolepsy in Adolescents
Features: Kyle Johnson, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
Experts explore teen addiction at seminar
Features: Bonnie Nagel, Depts. of Psychiatry, Behavorial Neuroscience
Wartime stress as a defense for murder
"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
Featuring OHSU psychiatry professor Joel Nigg.
What 'Insanity' Means for Norwegian Gunman
Dr. Landy Sparr speaks with LiveScience about what "insanity" really means.
Infant sleep solutions: training your baby to sleep through the night (or not)
"We can’t escape biology, but sleep training can work for some parents."
–Dr. Holger Link, a pediatrician and sleep expert.
How to turn "The Hunger Games" movie into a family study of ethics and values
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.
Dr. Ajit Jetmalani explains how to try to get through the anger.
Dr. Turner: On Publication Bias
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.
Dr. Turner's full article
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Using mirror illusion to self-treat pain
Dr. Beth Darnall and her team have completed a study that finds using mirror illusion to self-treat pain is feasible.Vietnam TV coverage of Dr. Darnall teaching mirror therapy to Can Tho physicians can be found here
A How to Spring Forward
Dr. Al Lewy gives suggestions about Daylight Saving Time.