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July 2014 

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September 12, 2014
2nd Annual Integrated Care Conference:
Improving the Physical Health of People with Serious Mental Illness

Sponsored by the Center for Behavior and Health and Access to Wellness, JHBMC Community Psychiatry
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September 20, 2014
Steps in a Safe and Healthy Direction - a 5K Run, One-Mile Fun Walk and Community Health Fair at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, sponsored by the Center for Behavior and Health.
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September 22, 2014
Road to Recovery: An Addictions Conference for Professionals
A Look at Tobacco and Cannabis

Sponsored by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and Research
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September 29, 2014
Mindfulness and Learning Research Symposium
Sponsored by the Science of Learning Institute
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SAVE THE DATE - November 1, 2014
A Woman’s Journey: The Johns Hopkins Medicine Annual Health Conference
This year featuring psychiatry faculty members Drs. Constantine Lyketsos, Gerald Nestadt, Karen Swartz, and Ryan Vandrey
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In the Media

The Diane Rehm Show - July 17, 2014
New Findings on Postpartum Depression: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Options
Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D., on his DNA research.

USA Today - July 6, 2014
How to Deal with Insomnia to Get a Good Night's Sleep
David Neubauer, M.D., on the effects of the disorder.
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Washington Post - June 30, 2014
Fueled by social media, 'thigh gap' focus can lure young women to eating disorders
Angela Guarda, M.D., on girls' fixation with thin legs.
Read article - June 9, 2014
Abuse Cases, and a Legacy of Skepticism
Dr. Maggie Bruck on the influence adults have when interviewing children. 
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NPR - May 26, 2014
Anxious Parents Can Learn How to Reduce Anxiety in Their Kids
Golda Ginsburg, Ph.D., talks about how parents act as models for their children's anxiety.
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WAMU 88.5 - May 23, 2014
New Sweat Disorder Center Aims to Cool People's Heels, Hands and Underarms
Dr. Carisa Perry-Parrish assists in helping those with sweat disorders. 
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The Scientist - May 14, 2014
Antidepressant could be prophylactic for Alzheimer's
Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., comments on the recent discovery. 
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Fox News - May 13, 2014
Researchers Identify Genetic Marker for OCD
Gerald Nestadt, M.D., leads the study.
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WYPR - April 30, 2014
Hopes for Budding Medical Marijuana Industry High, Yet Hazy
Ryan Vandrey, a behavioral pharmacologist at Bayview, on medical marijuana's potential in Maryland.
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Wired (UK) - April 28, 2014
Sending Rats Into Deep Space Makes Them Stupid
Robert Hienz, Ph.D., looks into the attention deficits seemingly caused by sending certain rats into space.
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Medscape - April 3, 2014
Anticancer Compounds Show Potential in Schizophrenia
Dr. Akira Sawa on inhibitors that may reverse effects of schizophrenia-like behaviors.
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Baltimore Sun - April 2, 2014
Hopkins Looks at Screening for Postpartum Depression
Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D., takes blood tests that screen for postpartum depression.
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Medscape - April 2, 2014
Anxious Kids With Comorbidity May Need Specialized Approach
Courtney Keeton. Ph.D., speaks about monitoring change in children's symptoms.
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Coverage in Johns Hopkins Publications

Johns Hopkins Health – September 2014
Dr. Karen Swartz talks about how letting go of grudges is good for your health
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Hopkins Medicine – Spring/Summer 2014
Drs. Karin Neufeld and Joseph Bienvenu help prevent trauma after discharge in this JHM pilot program.
Read article  | Watch the video HERE

Johns Hopkins Nursing - Spring 2014
A Calming Force
Dr. Deborah Gross and other nurses prepare for a greater role in mental health
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Johns Hopkins Nursing - Spring 2014
Clear-headed Interventions
Dr. Laura Gitlin develops powerful partnerships in care for the aging. 
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Johns Hopkins Health - April 1, 2014
For Pain, Sometimes It's Mind Over Matter
Luis Buenaver, Ph.D., links catastrophizing to insomnia. 
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Johns Hopkins Health - April 1, 2014
A Hopeful View on Depression
Margaret Chisolm, M.D., on symptoms and treatment for depression.
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Research Press Releases

May 28, 2014
Steroids Prescribed in the ICU Linked to Delirium
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May 13, 2014
Researchers Identify Genetic Marker Linked to OCD
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