It can be easy to feel disconnected during the COVID-19 pandemic as people are not able to participate in their community as before. Experts recognize the increased levels of stress and anxiety...
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...
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...
On July 7, 2019, Dr. Michael Mulligan performed UW Medicine's 1,000th lung transplant. "Our program has been a high-volume center for quite some time," said Mulligan, who oversees that service and...
"We see patients who have received and are doing well after an organ transplant who might not have lived ... if we had not had this program in place," says Dr. Ajit Limaye. His team oversees UW...
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...
The confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee accused of sexual assault have brought up a lot of negative emotions for people who have been sexually assaulted. Emily Dworkin, senior...
In the first week after Oregon Health Sciences University suspended its heart-transplantation program, eight of those patients were transferred to UW Medicine in Seattle. "Our primary commitment is...
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...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.