psychiatry & behavioral health

January 10, 2018

When do video games cross the line from a fun diversion to a mental health disorder? Patricia A.

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January 2, 2018

Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back!

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December 21, 2017

If you are feeling isolated over the holidays, or if you're surrounded by people, here are tips for emotional stability from Dror-Ben Zeev, a UW Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.

December 13, 2017

Digital technology can reach people who once had no access to healthcare.

November 21, 2017

The more that students think peers are misusing prescription stimulants, the more that number will be likely to grow, the authors said.

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October 17, 2017

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.

October 25, 2017

The Sackler dynasty's ruthless marketing of painkillers for Purdue Pharmaceuticals has generated billions of dollars and millions of addicts, says magazine

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November 14, 2017

David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness.


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