psychiatry & behavioral health

November 5, 2021

Serotonin levels, exercise and light all play a part in Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is very treatable, a psychiatrist says.

November 4, 2021

A team employs machine learning to assess the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and to maintain counselors' competence.

Dr. Benjamin Danielson, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, will direct the program Allies in Healthier Systems for Health & Abundance in Youth (AHSHAY), which is being formed by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
September 30, 2021

A collaborative program combining the talents of a wide array of health experts aims to eliminate youth incarceration by 2025 in King County, followed by the entire state of Washington by 2030.

September 30, 2021

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is forming a center with philanthropic support.  

Effectively connecting mental health specialists with patients was proven to be effective across three states, as part of the SPIRIT study.
August 25, 2021

A five-year study conducted in three states found that telepsychiatry in rural health centers can make a tremendous impact on the lives of patients who may have otherwise not received care.

August 25, 2021

Study findings represented the experiences of 1,004 patients from rural clinics in Arkansas, Michigan and Washington.

August 13, 2021

Researchers said that attention deficit hyperactive disorder waxes and wanes over a lifetime.

June 29, 2021

A social shift took place during the pandemic. People seem to want to be less busy.

Mask mandates and social distancing restrictions are being dropped in parts of Washington state and across much of the United States.
June 28, 2021

Fifteen months after the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns quieted our offices, cleared our streets and shuttered our social lives, the reopening movement is hitting full speed.

June 14, 2021

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration declares cognitive behavioral therapy the standard of care for psychosis.


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