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Dr. Joel Carey, family medicine, applies a splint to a patient's broken wrist at the UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic. Credit: Clare McLean
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.
When do video games cross the line from a fun diversion to a mental health disorder? Patricia A. Areán, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of...
Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!" Begashaw exhorts co-workers and patients at her...
(Downloadable video) David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness. The video is one of the real-life stories incorporated into a six-hour...
It's best for patients to express concerns about memory problems to their doctor early on, before symptoms become worse. Their doctor can either rule out a medical problem or put into motion...
Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care. She also says there is an increase in...
For Suicide Awareness Day, Amanda Kerbrat, a research scientist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is teaching health-care providers how to implement a simple but powerful tool...
Washington state doesn't have enough psychiatrists to respond to its residents' need for mental health services. Some counties don't have even one psychiatrist. That's what the Psychiatry...
More than 25% of diabetics in the United States are rationing their insulin supply because of costs, a recent study found. Type 1 diabetics need the medication to survive. "When I have patients...