psychiatry

December 13, 2017

For most people around the world, mental health care is a luxury they can’t afford or can’t access. But digital technology can reach people who otherwise lack access.

November 21, 2017

Student newspapers are covering study published this summer on perceptions around prescription stimulants such as ADHD medicine.

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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

Writes reporter-at-larger Patrick Radden Keefe: "Purdue has continued to fight aggressively against any measures that might limit the distributio

November 14, 2017

David Yamashita said his mother was his hero and his continued source of inspiration. But no one in the family knew how dark her moods were until she took her own life by taking a bottle of prescription medicine.

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November 14, 2017

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

Students who binge-drink on their 21st birthday are more likely to drink heavily in the future, according to research published thi

Researchers have found promising results for treating depression with a video game interface that targets underlying cognitive issues associated with depression rather than just managing the symptoms.

A new UW Medicine Telehealth program for mental health and addictions care has had an immediate positive impact in remote, underserved Washington state.

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