psychiatry & behavioral health

February 9, 2023

The heart gets all the attention, but the brain plays a big role in creating feelings of attraction and other emotions, a neuroscientists says.

February 6, 2023

RNA contact with tau protein spurs neurofibrillary tangles in the brain — a defining hallmark of Alzheimer’s and other diseases.

January 13, 2023

Inpatient-outpatient cognitive behavioral therapy pilot prioritizes people who have been involuntarily committed. 

December 8, 2022

Premera Blue Cross invests $6.6 million in UW fellowship to help address state's mental-health workforce crisis.

November 30, 2022

The agreement opens more opportunities for medical students to learn how to care for Native American peoples.

October 5, 2022

Nephrology fellow Justin Bullock has managed bipolar disorder and depression in part by sharing his story and listening to others.

Cannabis use disorder can affect adolescents through a persistent desire to use, and prioritizing cannabis ahead of other obligations at work, school, or home.
May 16, 2022

Researchers are keeping a close eye on a disorder that can develop out of heavy cannabis use, as adolescents gain access to highly potent forms of the drug.

April 19, 2022

A trial will test three evidence-based counseling therapies to see if one, or more than one in combination, results in better outcomes.

Seattle-based psychology experts Eric Bruns, Tona McGuire and Kira Mauseth are traveling to Poland to train volunteers to provide aid to people who have fled their homes amid war in neighboring Ukraine.
March 26, 2022

A team of psychologists, including two from UW Medicine, arrived in Poland today (March 26) to help establish a system to care for refugees who have fled Ukraine amid the invasion of Russian armed forces.

December 16, 2021

Nearly half of the respondents said they considered leaving their healthcare careers behind. 


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